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Indianapolis Indiana Journal (Newspaper) - January 28, 1837, Indianapolis, Indiana Rule vol. , saturday january 28, 1837. Sub no. 764. i Quot Douglass Ivoti. Terms.�?$2 of Jer anti Usu Iii Nova Nice for 52 numbers�?$2 50, at 6 inoiulis�?$3 of at the end of the volume. No paper will be unless at the option of Iho publishers until arrearage Are paid. Price for lines or less three insertions 00 j or each additional insertion 25 Cen longer advertisements Eli arged in proportion. A Liberal discount made to tii Ose who Ati Vertic by the year. B notice. Y virtue of a decree it the Hamilton circuit court 1 will proceed to sell to the highest bidder on the Tremy fifth Day of february , the following tract of land to wit the South cast Quarter of Section no. 34 ind the South West Quarter of said Section West of White River in township no. 20 Norih Orange 5 East containing 245 68-100 acres that part that was set off and assigned to James l. Masters and Sarah masters his Wile As and for the Dower of the snid Sarah. The Sale will be upon the premises and commence Between the hours of 10 o clock a. M. And 2 Oclo Cli p. M. On said Day. Terms half of the Purchase Money to be paid in months and the remaining half in eighteen months from the Day of Sale the purchaser being required to give Good personal Security for the payment of such Purchase Money. The above described land lies within a half a mile of Strawtown in Hamilton county Indiana and near the surveyed route of the Central canal. The land is Rich and Well improved. It has also a Good grist and saw Mill in repair and in full operation. Persons desiring to Purchase a valuable farm would do Well to examine the above and attend the Sale. Elias Ioddy commissioner. Jan. 7. 1837.__c2-3ip. Sold out. Lockerbie amp m out having sold out their is la table Shinnet it becomes necessary to have their business closed. Therefore All who arc indebted to them Ore respectfully requested to Call and Settle their accounts Belore the 18th of february next As longer indulgence cannot be Given. Those i Militig to comply with the above May expect to find their accounts in thu hands of a Nia Istrate for collection. One or other o the above partners May be found any week Day at the office of Thomas m. Weaver Esq. But in the Case of their absence Quot or. Weaver is authorized to receive and receipt for any Money due them. Jan. 14. 60-1m bajr�8 amp Cav Jei Deu Shob Wirehouse North fifth Street second door room Mak Kkt Street Philadelphia. Quot Quot Quot Morrison ily Geian . Rilke sub Sci incr inn ing been a ippolitp site agent Al in the place of James Ivan dec ast a begs u ave to inform the Public thai he has received a Supply of Morrison s justly celebrated pill., a which Are to ice had at the store of airs. Margaret a inn and at the store of Young and Poi age Corner of vast Union and Meridian streets. The Public will please to notice that Morrison s pills Are put up in 1, 2, and 3 Dollar l o.\cs, signed by the state agent and count a signed by the bub agent Dione inner can be relied As Morrison s Hygeia pills. Jan. 14, 1837.-i2m we. Young site agent. Taken up by Milton Job ii son 11 v ing in big ton township Ilarion c Annii it Indiana on the 2yih Dav of november 188g, one stray cow red and while sided Market with an under bit in the right ear had on a Large Bell fastened on with a leather Collar Sti Icli de at each Edge supposed to be four years old next Spring Afi praised to i Cen dollars by John Johnson and Daniel m Donald. I certify the above tube a True copy front my stray Book. Given under in hand and Seal ibis december 9th 1836. ,r>2-p. I. R. Sol l la. .1. P. Taken up by Nathan Sands i Union township Madison county la., an a Sivay Lilek Zeilor with a email while spot under Lier Billy no Oiler Marks or brands perceivable supposed to be two years old next Spring appraised to fourteen dollars l y John Martin and Harry Shimer the 2gili Day of november lji6. 1 hereby certify the above to be a True copy from my is tra Book. 60p am Asa make peace j. P. Taken up by Obadiah i Uris living in Wayne township Marion county la. On Ibe Lith Day of nov. 1836 one White stray steer with some red spots on Hie sides a White face and red on each Sid of Liis jaws and neck marked with a crop and Slit in the left ear and an under bit in the right ear branded with the letter o on the upper part of the Rig lit Burn three years old last Spring. No other Marks or brands receivable appraised to $11, by Henry Warman and David Hoover before me this 21st november j3g. A True copy Froin my Book of strays. J. W. Johnson j. P. Nov. 21, 1836. _ taken up by Daniel Neal living in Washingion township Marion county la. On tlie2ihh of nov. 1836, one stray dark Brindle Muley cow supposed to be 10 or 12 years old marked with a crop and a Short Slit in each ear her Tail some Shorter than common no Oiler Marks or brands appraised to $15 50 by John Senor and Parris Harrison. A True copy from my Esi rav Book. 64p a. Owen j. P. Taken up by William Hunter living in Franklin township Johnson county la. Our head of cat be to wit one Brindle cow crumpled horns seven or eight years old one Brown cow White face and White belly under bit in the left car six years old one Light in Idle steer White fact unmarked two years old last is ring the whole appraised to $33 by Klisha Thompson and Samuel Dawson this 5ili Dav of Dee. 1832, Felore me 69p Jamks , j. P. Taken up by William Hamilton of Wasl Englon township Hendricks county Indiana two i Illies one of a Clay Bank color two years old last Spring Blaze face the right fore foot while up to the a assure joint amp a. The Oiher was a sorrel last Spring list now is a Strawberry Roan one year do last Spring a Star and snip no other Marks or brands Perceival let appraised to Twenty five dollars each by Thomas Shelton and Thomas Hooton. 65p David Vestal j. P. Sheriff s Saie. Y Vii Tuc of a decree to me directed of the Allen circuit court at their september term a. D. 1836, i shall offer for Sale at the court House door in the town of fort Way Joe on Moj Day the Tuii Day of next the following described property to a n South fraction of the North East Quarter of Section 10, town 30 North of Range 12 East containing 74 33-100 acres the West fraction of the South West Quarter of Section 1, in township 30 North of Range 12 East containing 80 tires the East fraction of the South East Quarter of Section 1, townships North of Range 12 East containing 53 71-100 acres the South half of the South East Quarter of Section 2, town 30 North of Rane o 12 East containing 74 70-100 acres the West half of the North West Quarter of Section 11, town 30 North of Range 12 East containing 80 acres the the East half of North East Quarter of Section 14, town 30 North of Range 12 East containing 80 acres the fractional Section 2, township 30 North of Range 12 East containing 110 67-100 acres and also the following Tojek lots in said town of fort to Yoe. Viz nos. 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 25, 26, 28, 29, 31, 66, 67, 68, 69, 73, 75, 83, 84, 86, 87, 88, and 89. The Sale to commence Between the hours of 10 o clock a. M. And 4 o clock p. M. Of said Day and to continue from Day to Day Between the hours Afore Aid until the whole of the property aforesaid shall be sold. Said property is taken As the property of John birr and is to be sold to foreclose the equity of redemption of a mortgage Given by said Barr on said property to Stephen Girard and is assigned to John Ferguson. Joseph l. Swinney sheriff of Allen co. Jan. 14, 18 n.__60-Psl Here is a Chance. Re he Board of commissioners of Delaware county Al Indiana will receive proposals on the first monday in March next for the building of a court House in Munci Etown in and for said county of the same size and description of the court House in Centre Ville Wayne county Indiana. The proposals must state the sum for which the whole of the work will be done and when the first payment must be made and How Many payments the will Divide it into together with the length of credit to each payment. The undertaker will be required to give Bond and Security for the performance of the contract within the time specified in the proposal. The proposal must state when the whole of the work will be completed. They Viil also offer for Sale to the highest bidder on the same Day sixteen la lots in Munci Etown in said county on the following terms to wit one half of the Purchase Money to be paid in nine months from the Day of Sale the other half to be paid in one year and nine months from said Day. Tie purchaser will be required to give his note and Good Security for the payment of the Purchase Money. By order of the Board. Patrick Justice agent d. C. January 4, 1837. Go to Yvie state of , Marion county in the Quot Marion circuit court for March term 1837. John Sirull James m. Stag Sally Hagar Jonathan a it in chancery. D. Hagar anti others unknown heirs of Christian Hagar deceased. J a it being made satisfactorily to appear by the affidavit of a disinterested Jurson filed in the clerk s office of the Marion circuit court on this thirteenth Day of january eighteen Hundred and thirty seven that the Abs to named defendants James m. Stagg Sally Hagar Jonathan d. Hagar and others the unknown heirs of Christian Lisagar deceased to the Bill of complaint of said complainant John Shull also filed in said clerk s office on the Date aforesaid Are not residents of the state of Indiana but of Kentucky therefore said defendants Are hereby notified of said Bill of Compiani and that tii loss they plead answer or demur to Ilie same on or of fore the calling of the cause at the next rns Iii in to Toni of said court the Bill of complaint As to such defendants will be taken As confessed. Attest Bobert b. Duncan clerk. January 13, 1837. 60-3w the stale of Indiana Marion Counti. Marion circuit court for May Perm a. D. Iy.37. David Williams t is. It writ of Domestic . Fobert Cummins it he above named Plain Iliff having filed in the a i clerk s Ollice of the Marion Hircan court his affidavit and Bond according Lolau Ltd decimber i6ih, 1836, a writ of done sic Aii Aidnik in was the clerk of said court big inst Hie lands and it yemenis goods chattel Gigli is ercdii.-, Mone Ami. Of feels of said defendant role i cummin.-, Din civil to the sheriff of said county of Marion which was thereafter Ward to i on the filth Day of january a. D. 1837, returned by Corson vicker.-. Sherii Rof said count a executed on the 1 Vollov Viii goods and chattels moneys and effects of Tail defendant to Wii 1 Hule and 2 sides of tap leather 13 Morocco Sims 2 a apers of tacks 1 lot of buckles and knobs 3i lbs. Thread 1 lot of holdings i lot of old rubbish 1 lot of lamps 1 liar ouch Carriage and body 1 lot of spikes 1 lot of Ash Plank i turning lathe 1 set of stage wheels not ironed i set ironed i set bestows 2 anvils 2 vices 2 set of Sinit i s tools 1 lot of Iron 2 Small Crew plates i Axle Liet Crew plate i lot of hid Iron 3 pieces of steel 1 is Jig Carriage 1 Brace 1 Oil Stone 1 stove and pipe i grind Eton ii ild , 2 band saws 2 Leinani 3 draw ing in Ivy flt l2<.oiiipass a a i l Ines 2,> <lii.-Sels, a r4 ugh a u lib Eri 1 lot of i no i.-, 4 Lii Adl Tig ,. It it Igor j Braue Iii 75 Luis 1,3 draw let Ai it 3 Seis of Higi 3 3 Ltd it get locks i vice i Stii ii 2 Lii Jieh .s-iw.-., 5 Lii Iii to Crew 1 i vol incl screw i Bor get 16 stage boxes i set of Uii Finis i d wheels i Broad use 800 i Eli of Poplar Plank half Arroli 3 work Benel irs i it of screws u lot of old jul Inbi 1 Imol paints and cans 3 stage bodies i Small stove and Idle i sides of harness leather and thirty dollars and Cei is in Cash. I Hereford said defendant is hereby no Ifield of the Peh ency of suite writ and is required to appear and defend at the next term of said court or the same will be heard and determined in his absence. Attest a re Al. 6,1837.-58t4 Robert a a. Duncan Clrk. At National. Hotel i t \ a Al v 1l l i a 1n d1a n a. A he above establishment is now opened at put Al Nimville for the acco modal i it in of travellers and the Public generally. The stages for the East and West Oil thu National Road Between Indianapolis and t1 Are haute Stop Here Over night three limes a week. The House which is entirely new. Is furnished with new Beds bedding and furniture in the Best country style. The subscriber who has heretofore kept Public Liotis in the state of new York pledges himself thai nothing shall be wanting that can contribute to the Comfort of travellers f using their stay at the National hotel. Jan. 7 1837.�?57-241 Norman bargains a Quot he Sii Beriber informs the Al Public that he has on hand Between fifty and one Hundred , and All other articles in his line which Are of the very Best Quality such As harness leather trunks Saddle bags bridles collars &.c. All of which Are made of the very Best Eastern leather amp which i he will sell at the Madison prices and lower than they can be bought in any other shop in Indianapolis either wholesale or retail. Those wis Liing to Purchase will please Call and examine for themselves. His shop is on Washington Street oppo site the Democrat printing office. Jan. 4, 1837.�?57tf i. H. Roll botanic Medicine. A Pely receive d a fresh Supply of the celebrated Ali botanic , the midwife s practical directory or woman s confidential l Riend comprising extensive remarks on the various casualties and forms of disease preceding attending and following the period if be Siaion with an a it Pei Dix the whole design cd for the special use of the botanic friends in the United state., by Thomas h Ursey practising physician of the botanic order formerly surgeon in the . Army late president of the conventions Secretary of general correspondence to the Friendly Thom. Bot. Society of the United slates second edition enlarged and improved with numerous engravings for Sale by a. Wojie a Lohanic physician Washington Street Union Row two doors East of the Post office. Nov. 20ih, 1836. 49-tf. Stretcher amp Hunter a i a a s to plump they at the old stand 1 11 Washington Street a Lew doors West of the Post office ies a Ecol tidily Lender their thanks to the citizens of 1 and the Public generally for the very Liberal patronage which they have realized since they commenced Birsic Ami having devoted a number o years to the above Busi Zilss both in the Eastern and Westi in cities flatter themselves that they will to Able to give entire satisfaction to those who May favor them with their custom. Silver spoons. Watches and jewelry &c., kept for Sale at fair Jiries. Surveyors Compass and chains sold and repaired. Stretcher amp Hunter. Nov. 6, 1836. 50-3wadministrator s notice. Tholle undersigned has Lake i out letters of adminis a Talion on the estate of Jonathan l a or ale of Boom county deceased. All persons having claims against said estate Are requested t o resent them properly authenticated for Seii Leeiii while i those indebted of it said e Are requested to make immediate a Mienl. A Quot he blame is supposed to be insolvent Iii. 0, 837-o8,> Smith adm r. Taken i by Daniel Neal in , Illarion Coli qty la., 011 the 2 la of nov. I 36, Olio Desiray dark Brov n Miley cow hip Josed to be to or 12\eurs old marked with n crop and a Fiott Slit in Cuciti ear liar Lail some Shorter Ihan common no Oiher Marka or brands appraised to $15 50 by John Senor and Parris Harris ii. A Truo copy from Niy betray hook.�?57p a Rowen Quot a. P. Sugar item inert i it molasses. A Small lot of sugar House molasses just received and for Bale by Jan. In mor Rybon amp Tomlinson. In Senate. Or. Milroy introduce a a Bill to Price the Public works of Iti Fernal improvement in three Kiassos placing the Wabash and Erie canal the Central canal the White water canal and i hat Stirt of the Madison and Lafayette rail Road which be tween Madison and Indianapol Itjin the first class. On a in motion of air. Dunning to reject the Bill or. Dumont said Here is in ibis Bill a subject of the greatest importance a mutter of the deepest concern in which the county of Switzerland claims an interest. Whether we shall proc Clit fall of Turpu Islic worlds at once or Only a Putiri of them whether we will consider the last legislature As possessing the Ullin Nathile of human Wisdom or whether we May Van tire to apr Roach the sacred labors of that body and presume to say they Are not All perfect Over and Over we have heard it True ripened in this Hall that this is to glorious sys in it originated Between two parties in ii Elund and the militia were called in requisition to suppress the roofs. Several of the prisoners were in the jail of this county and one ring Leader Sullivan sent to the Penitentiary. The like Kiili cuties May happen by congregating Large not Obeis Tif ignore att Etna Oratius from Iury country on the lines of any of our Public works. They will also produce a demoralizing a Niue Nice on All the surrounding country and in that Way be a lusting injury to the country. By going on with All the works or nearly All at once the Price of labor will be so far in Hatice Aslo prevent the of Farmers hiring labourers. That principle so deeply in our nature the gregarious pro Jeo suy a the desire of congregating still operate upon the Voung and Giddy and Many too Many bet Ween Igan Tysl years of age will leave their fathers to labor with the multitude. The farms will inevitably be wrought by but few and feeble hands ,.alimpr�vement-lhat"it is perfect that of produce be greatly lessened .1.1. A a. 1 a 11 3 tie once of produce Reatle enhanced the to add to it would destroy is symmetry that Totake from it would produce deformity. A a glorious is its baptismal name und the word a glorious echoes daily through his concave As applied to our Law of last Winter providing for works of internal . May we tit venture to raise the curtain and look for ourselves or must the glorious Echo be rung in our ears until we Are stupefied by the Din and us ii we shall believe there was one pure Wise a perfect legislative body who by their Peerless Wisdom have saved the people the future trouble of thinking. In this matter the county of Switzerland claims to think and be heard. She though stall in territory is still jealous of her rights. She claims to know the facts and will not be bound to believe the Glori oils Tochoy he who looks upon me As an enemy to in Ernal improvements looks with distorted eyes. I am More its Friend than those who Trust to the Echo without scrutiny. I Ahn its Friend and will go in its support Quot As far As who goes not to destroy but to Foster not to delude by visionary Hopes but to support by using practicable Noe ans which must end in their completion within a Reasti Able Liine. We of Switzerland pay and to pay our proportion of the Revenue and when we see the clued rising that May overwhelm us with gloom do kit be astonished that we speak and imploring ask to have he evil averted. Ivi fed and a glorious As system has in in painted to us there is not one of its univ Coates who has not at knitted that there Are More works than policy or Wisdom would justify but thai they Weie obliged to take them on in order o soc fire votes Cit Iii o carry to measure. It Nius then be a a per Cal and glorious a founded on bargain it to s by Corrozi Tiomi Antl now it is to be Lel ended nay it is defended by the United cry of perfection. The watch word to Quot rally and standby Quot is daily Rekig a Quot add Ikuji Quot a Quot it Mikitsh not Quot is the answer to All arguments and a a glorious Quot serves As the Tocsin to rally its ship porters. It was right that Indiana should begin her Public works when site did a it is right she should Complete them. She should piss Onward to her High destiny but her Energy should be twin Perez with Cauli ii. The i spirit of it r be Ojile should not be broken Down she not her Means. This Bill i ire red by the senator 110m Carroll instead of being eyed with jealousy should be hailed with Joy. It should receive our Conti Deramion. Neither should the senator from Carroll be viewed As an in Erna to the system for Pioppo Silig a Bill that can but add to ils pc \ Evul ence to Trie Itiat ibis s Leui is Loo ponderous is that its Vil kids Are c Iger to seize upon Ibe surphes Revenue Al Lolita it this slate and appropriate it All for a log Liei Ihlen so on the Siati Quot. Loans. I Luh is the of the people it originally rim their pocket is and the interest of it should now be applied to the education of heir children. To seize on ibis Money for such a purpose could Elflei i but a Lille towards paying the interest on Tenor Twenty millions if dollars. The interest on our portion of the surplus i Evenue is but Abonit $s8, 00 per an nuni Al 8 per cent Iule Iest. To seize 011 this comparatively Lite sum and divert it Isom an object in which its Good might be Felt is Tine a Strong evidence thai those who know most about the system of internal improvements see and feel the danger but they dare not openly avow it. If the a Stem was safely or Jec eds if it be the result of the reflections if consummate Wisdom then no for Lilous Accident would be necessary to save it from ruin. If one unexpected Good Fortune was necessary to save it at this time others of greater magnitude will be needed in fill Ute. J his Only proves that we Are gambling with the most important concerns and Hal the a tipple will have to pay the Wager. Astonishing to embark in an Enterprise so great that the people cannot Bear it bottomed on tie Hope that the wheel of for Une the chapter will in d ice some wonderful circus Aliice Loreli be them from bed if faculty. It will be Idiku Buona Tiarle wasting Shrei weeks of precious time at Dresden with the Hope that some turn of events some propitious Star would bed its radiance and lighten Iii path. Such a i arse will not do i e people of Indiana Are too intelligent to by led along Liy the Lope that chafe and the stars will Rescue them from ruin. When the gather comes they will know his errand. If his de Iii tilds tin heavy they will feel the Burden and my pts lion a Flem Switzerland county now a latins to be ahead. Through me she puts in her Rolt st and objects to going faster than Wear Able. When we hear tiie perfections of this system so loudly lauded we might suppose it had divine Aid in its Onsol Rufic Tiff. It brings to my recall Tillion a Story told l y in Imit who wrote the recollections of Mir Beati. Thai j Tonias Paine on his passage with Damont from France to England with All the modesty of the of this a a to i Wii system said that Quot his advice to Mankind would be Toburn All other books in the world and begin anew with Quot the rights of Man Quot a Book written by himself 1 j his Bill professes log Lutyhe Public in three classes and that non by and labor be expended on Only one class at a tune. We it can be More seasonal it up what More judicious it will indeed inc a Talier of great concern to Indiana whether she be paying the annual interest Jii in or Twenty millions or on one Tsi. A ii Alf or two millions of dollars. Suppose we go on with opening and eight or ten of these great works at the time. The Price of labor will be increased two or Olnee Tild and then enough of la Librers w ill not be Oli Laikind. Foreigners of the lowest and most ignorant Clas is will Liet Liemas a Ity of the lab Oters. Home French some German and some Irish Enid Grants will i i a the hues. Civil wars will arise ii Mong them and the militia of Ibe Coli Wilry will be re paired to suppress the riots. The far Downs and the Cor ionians May again convert the Banks of Quot or anal to Fields of Slaughter. Under to Earth May be buried the slain of either party such things have already been ailed on stir Northern canal. Sixteen or seve Iileen irishmen fell there and were hidden in the Earth the Vicli rns of Vico Atid g Forance. Parties nay Little Ai Wien were in a Ririe manner Organ id about in old foolish quarrel Price of produce greatly enhanced. The Farmer Nowil standing the High prices will not be in a belter condition and the canal and rail Road contractor will be obliged to pay greater sums for provisions a which will ultimately fail upon the state. Liis unreasonable to suppose that it would not be better to commence and Pri secure to completion a few of these works and Ihen i few others until All Are a con Ali shed by this Means a weak thoroughly Iii Usherl would be prod i ing tolls and assisting to pay the interest while others Are progressing. We should consider the state As one great farm the management of which cannot ice Well done without a head or Council to see that every thing be done in its proper time and that not nothing improper be done. In this Case i will suppose the governor to be the chief adviser and you sir Llie second in command and we the Senate and representatives a concurring Council. We Are to consult and agree upon every thing that to adopt. Will the prudent Farmer begin the Clearing of his land the building of his House and barn the digging of his Well and the erection of his fences All on the a s ? no sir such a course would be the height of he will rather go on by degrees As he can Bear it even if behave much Money prudence would dictate to him to a tied such a course As must subject him to the extortion of his labourers. The prudent of Kroner that goes into the Forest first erects a Cabin next a barn to secure Ibe produce of his Fields and then tie More comfortable or m ire elegant House and the circumstance is rare that would just if a a Dif Lerent course either in a stale or on a private farm. There May be too Niga rely a policy Lizul Ido not believe the citizens of the stale would wish Sucha policy pursued. They Are generous and Liberal Lul they Are also jealous of their own rights they wish to know the Why and the wherefore. Yes sir they will know. They cannot Long be deceived and when the fraud is selected woe to the deceiver. They will a tune the Ria of a Why five or Eti limes As much As a in be successfully prosecuted is begun at once. They will demand the cause of the heavy ass a smell Levy that must be the consequence and thou ii Alliey will cheerfully Bear a Mode rate lax o bring Oil the Happy consummation of the glory they will not be to an onerous in that will press them to the Earth. Be moderate be prudent conduct the state As a prudent and enter Jiri sing Husbandman would his farm and the people will cheerfully go along and Aid by their and their cheering . Bat sir is this Quot a Orio a Quot ii Terri ise to be t of i Ted without Ibe peo. Pic s Accord it cannot be done it will not be Eloiie Low in est ii now Thev a re b a King on with Atna Zemet it he of tiers that our glorious Wisdom has been forging for them. The Tiok is at hand when if these works be not class Ilii Diho will forbid their Progress. Lii or Fiat will Check their veto will by of factual. D any doubt this this system no Quot glorious Quot As the verdant umbrage us lir inches of the Grove will by the Frost Public opinion be withered and seared and blown to the Earth or by the vilifying influence of that same Public of Inion it will he . And truly this Bill at this line was to me unexpected i have not been consulted about it there was no need. Lama jpy in being troubled Little with out of door consultations because it is known that Here on the floor is the place in w hich i choose to meet measures ii tid wiil Icv st stain or them. Let not any sup Ose that ibis is spleen in me because my own of the country has not been provided for. Nut so. I have not introduced a Cal into these Halls i have asked nothing and at present expect nothing. Last year f Jock Early id that i would forbid the committees to bring any pub lie works w within either of the counties that i then represented this was Mere raillery. Some perhaps thought i opposed the Bill of last Winter because the Vevay and Napoleon Road was not provided for no so. I voted against because it was too heavy to it Bulky More than the Lipinis r. I tired and Moro thai the people could Bear. Such is Yel my were there now in these Public Wirks a a tibial or a rail Road to pass through my own county i would still Vole to classify the works 1 would do More rather than the should not be classified i would a Gree t lat the work in my own county should i e the Lastoff Oil Tobe executed though it might be Many years in the rear bitter this than an intolerable ii Urden if taxation. Better this than to s rugs Lea against the Public will. Better this than to want the Sunshine of Public approbation. It is proposed to sect tie Bill some Call this an in courteous motion i do not Call nothing in courteous that is . Every Gant Lenati has a right to make ibis motion but i cannot vote for if Saiid Ibe ill to q committee. Let that committee Amend Iti file needed let it be modified to suit the Senate but do not reject the Best the Wisest the vist needful of All propositions that a Vii been presi need for our consideration. But suppose we reject this Bill these works will Yel be classifieds they will be classified in an elementary manner and How i this Wheir Everhe stupendous Burden liars upon hem is be Irit will a j Bear it must averted by a classifying policy then the people in their primary assemblies will Settle the matter they will require pledges of the candidates for the legislature. They i l elect men for tie express purpose of classification and if enraged of a Truclio. Then a Parale lie blow will be give ii to the system from which it will be Long in recovering. But if we go on prudently the people w ill be with us the works will in due time he All completed. The Rue Friend of the Quot Myslem Quot will not be selfish. If he to the Friend Inda Hij will to Clat Siisi Avion without Revere not o whether the works m Bis own county will be first or last it is necessary Hal in should be done. Trio Cloud cannot he held before tin eyes of the people much longer. Treasury must be empty and that will Slop Ilie works or 2d, the taxes Muht to raised very a greatly raised and then the Primitivo ruling Power the people will Ray to will and Ihen the wheels can no longer turn. Or. 3d, Iho work must be classified to correspond with our neans and abilities and then a generous people will lend their Aid and consent to a a moderate taxation to promote the True and ii Terpst of Tho state. Each to the present system has invariably been denominated a Quot calf Quot As was the Bill of last Winter called the in Selvage. Dec. £0. Kelp a a of 5ik. on c0m3i0n schools. 7b the Hon. David Wallace president of the Senate sir i herewith submit a revised copy of the congressional school Liws having been appointed by his excellency the cover for to revise the same. In examining the joint Resolution that authorises this revision it is Trade the duty of the reviser Quot to collate and systematize All the Laws in the subject of congressional schools and to present the same to the next legislature and to define in separate chapters the duties of each of Ticer having o the school funds and who May be appointed to perform any other in examining he subjects i Folind it impossible to comply will the requisitions of the joint Resolution. The duty of no one offi or could be placed in a separate chapter because of the intimate connexion Between the various Ollices in the system so Hal the instances arc few where the duty of an officer is in Mcd in a Section in which some othe Rollice is not also connected with the same duty. Endeavouring to fulfil the so Virit of the joint Resolution As fir As possible i have placed different Dis to dict Suo Jei to Iii Disi incl Chape s. I lie concerns of townships of districts he building of school houses employing teachers loaning Money Selling land making dividends of Menuey &c., in separate chapters and have appended to the we Jle a sin of forms As a guide 0 officers in their under the Law. I Cousin tiered that i had Aioli Burly to cd Inge the spirit of Jiny Eti actin out what is herewith presented is the original in a More condensed form. If there be any omission or addition As to the spirit of the several acts it has escaped Tny notice except thai i have Onai led the 12i in Section of the act of 1s33, As Bein repugnant to the a Jibril Atid it nisus cd the whole. It would seem to me that the Ichii Slature c Giuld never hive intended to give to Toni trustees in opposition to the will of the peo Jile the right to fund tie interest of their Money and thereby a Sevcit the or Gardi Zaniou of schools Youdim the Law. Also ill in 8lh Section of tiie act of Boj. I have i the weird Quot Eigi let n to Quot i Wen Tyone Quot it to be a a Nis a mint or at least repugnant to the Gucik ral con it. Such parts of the acts of 1s31, ?35, and Lois Are aim nine its f Quot an dict to Pio inti a fund to encourage common schools Quot and Quot an act m furtherance thereof Quot and Are embodied in Llie several it is relative to con i ssi onal schools i considered As not very properly belonging to the latter and that those Ameri dents together with the Ori Inal will be properly revise a Liy such Aull Jority As the legislature May appoint to revise our whole statutory code therefore 1 have placed those a Ivien Daietti 3 1 a Clapier by the i 3i- i Titus m. In relate Iii to that Art of the Resolution which requires the reviser to suggest to this legislature such Imine Uruu its us Iti his opinion would re Idiu Quot los Quot is tem com Puju and approximating As far As pos it i Blel Ltd Perl Ecipio Quot must say Hal in. Embraces More thaa 1 Only hopi to . If our commo i schools so Iii in to enl or thirty years shall have attained a proxy Timity to per Fellion wifi or the tests of practice upon successive legislative enactments it Wal prove that the cause of e Luc Alion has within that period had Many enlightened and ardent friends in the councils if in e slate. I will however st Wesl a Finiw amendments which of i deem Impi Octant. Isl. To permit districts that shall by a vote signify it to be in or Choice Dvir Pioppo Rizou of the school it incl for tiie purpose of building school houses under prop a restrict Isiais and limitations and reference to what any District m in draw for that Pur 0e, by virtue of Quot an act to provide a fund to encourage common schools Quot and an act Quot in furtherance of said 2nd, for the use of Small and a to or districts that have not numerical strength Sulli Cint to Sui j Ort a school three months in the year to set apart their Prip Oliou d the fund to be loaned by the comm a sooner for Short periods for the use of the District until six m Xilas Alicr the householders in children shill attain a Given number and after that time in any Siu h District wiil not support a school to Divide the Money Ami Iii other districts of the towns i the Al do support schools. 3d. That after Thiee or Fiur years no District shall be entitled to draw Money from the township funds for the pay i tit Ofa teacher unless the teach of shall have procured a Certitil ate from the constituted authority to give the , Hal he or she is Wel Piali fied to teach , writing Riih noetic English grammar and geography and that such teach or is a jux Sou of Good moral Char ticker. Lib. I Bat provi it i i be made to pay recorders for record ii Quot the certificates i f sales d school Cotenia sinners. 5ih. To t the school commissioners be permitted to keep any Cenores Siouan monies on hand ten Days without it unless it can be loaned sooner on Goi d Security at ten percent per annul interest. Glt. That each District be authorized to establish a Library Abr Ibe use of the scholars and parents either by a voluntary contribution or by a Small lax if the householders of the District consent o it by a to sofa majority of he whole at some Public authorized meeting r by using part Oft Beir fund in the to\vn.�, Treasury for that purpose where there Triay be a surplus. 7ih. As the circuit courts in some instances have refused o appoint Cottuly surveyors and other offi cers in conformity to our statutes alleging As a reason Ihal it is not judicial Busi Tiesso triage Aji Pimpl ments i would suggest the propriety of authorizing the Board doing county bus ii is to appoint the sex Ami piers Fco Iii Ltd std ool teachers unless the should provide for the Exa Minalio by the visitors named in the report. St. Thai the school commissioner shall have reasonable 11. Tice of any motion Niilend tid to be made to Renovo hem from Tiee and that hey be finished with a copy of the charges intruded to to preferred against them. 9th, in loaning Schuol moneys it might Dit Rase More general Good to the inhabit uits Ofa township a provision were made with such Resler motions As to make the fund secure Toloai Money to householders who Are not landholders Lois. That the slate be Laid out in districts of the size of congressional districts or circuit court Dit Trilb and that a enit Ablo person in each to appointed to visit each county at least once a year and examine the county seminaries and also to examine into the manner in which he school commissioner and other officers keep their books and per Forna their duties to visit the District schools at periods of which the trustees and teachers should have previous notice to receive from the to everal officers a detailed report of All school matters connected with the districts townships and counties to be provided by detail in the act to examine teachers and applicant to be teach irs touching their qualifications and to give them certificates. Lith. That the several visitors shall constitute a state Board of common school education which shall meet annually in the month of december at Indianapolis appoint their pet Sidcot and Secretary from members of their own body report to the legislature the result of the examinations of the preceding year and to recommend from time to time such amendments in the Law As they May deem necessary of he Imp Clemert of county seminaries and common schools. 12th. That Sudi Board shall devise and recommend from Lime to time the Mode of instruction and the books and apparatus to be used in county Semi Zarics and District schools leaving it optional with the trustees respectively whether they will pursue the recommendations. 13lh. That the visitors instead of the Board doing county business shall select the students that Are to by sent to the stale College free of tuition fees As pro it id cd by the act of feb. 1, 1834, having reference to the moral character of the boys that Are applicants their aptness to learn and their Diligence and Profaci Eticy in their studies. Mil. J hat there May be always one free student in the College from each county such visitors shall give certificates to three or four each year in each county numbering the certificates which certificates shall give the holders thereof precedence in numerical order. And that no admission shall be authorized but on the examination and certificates of the visit rat the latest annual or Semi annual Visita lion. By this Means in a few years several Hundred persons Tnora than otherwise would be will have received sufficient instruction to be Well qualified to teach in District schools and to qualify vast numbers of others for that which is the , and which ought Tobe among the most honorable Ufa Liinus. 15. S sch numbers of ibis act should be published As to furnish a copy to each school commissioner District and towns Iii trustee throughout the state and a sufficient number of surplus copies to stip ply ther townships and districts As they May Organ ize. Igich. For defraying for a time the expense of the visitors the motions that have Arisen from the rents of s ilium reserves might he appropriated when the pie sent for which Ibey have been loaned shall have . There is no important concern of our state government iffy. Without Sonie supervisory authority to watch and direct its operations the primary schools alone excepted. Land this been Given by Congress from which As yet Lilile actual Good has been fell Tonj h there is much in Prospect our slate has made some additions just enough to prove that the Subjict which ought to be the first in the hearts of the people and consequently first in the minds of their has Only by the latter held a secondary place. With these Small bequests ifs they May be called for Ruly hey have mid Deterly for them the people been left to strip Jugle and Grope their Way without guides without dire Tion without cheering from he constituted authorities. No general plan has been Laid before then. No visitors have been appointed. None to urge to the uniformed the use and necessity of a lacing in the hands of Tho youth the Siu Leodous lever if knowledge. Impositions Are continually Practised upon districts Aud sometimes Tipoti whole townships by Vunich All the Bounty of co tigress Atid of the Sta a is Drain de from be peo Ile and put into he pockets of ignorant pretenders. Instruct Oti should be a government concern. I he children to some Exen Public it property. By them the site will Rise to renown or be depressed a ii Ignominy. By hem our government As a nation and our Sac etl institutions will be Jin served or by their Aid or acquiescence those Misiti irions will be crumbled beneath the fool of upstart Royalty. We deem it a duty o provide for he general welfare of our citizens in would also seem necessary to provide the living and perpetual Means of protecting that wealth from the unholy grasp of usurped Power. Pecuniary Aid to a far greater than has yet been should be Giyen to Advance mental Cuitti vation. If the treasures if Iron and Coal beneath the surface of the Earth arc worthy of the re a i incs if the geologist understate patronage As truly they arc in a far greater degree must the hidden Yocuis of immortal mental Beauty and usefulness our Active solicitude. Addresses at stated periods by the visitors to the a hers children and parents would bring together nearly All the patents in each District. The importance of the instruction of their children would be impressed upon their minds this grand subject would command engrossing interest neighbourhood and private strikes would in a degree vanish before it and the United a fibres of almost every District might soon be expected. As effects of the visit rial system a competent class of teachers will succeed those who Are now totally unqualified for their stations. The whole swarm of worthless teachers who Are now preying on the inhabitants will be driven from the state or be compelled to seek other employments. An pm. Elation will arise among the teachers of different districts to make their Sci tools respectable a personal emulation and also a District Pride will pervade the breasts of la Weir children and lend greatly to promote their general advancement in knowledge parental love ail parental Pride will be enlisted and then the whole grand work will have received such an impetus As to bid Defiance to All obstacles. The manner of Covi mincing suits under the Law should in some be Mure clearly defined. Tinero Are Many other amendments that might be Sug Gest cd most of which that have o curved to my mind have already been presented to the legislature by it til ions and a caulk ions. When the Bill shall have passed both houses with such modifications and amendments As the legit Lalure May embody with it i will take a pleasure if the slate of my health will permit in Prepa mjg r Index for the whole. I Laken up by James Webb living in Terry town Al ship Marion county Indiana two stray Colts one Bay filly 2 years old 14 hands High no Marks or brands Pere Jiva ble also a Bay horse Colt Oue year old 12 hands High no Marks or brands perceivable the Fust of praised to $25, the other to $15-by John h. Oliver and Jamee Dabney. A True copy Froni my a it. Tray boo. Jacob smack a. P. In. 4, 1837. A a it a

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