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Logansport Weekly Journal (Newspaper) - June 25, 1870, Logansport, Indiana Published every saturday z w 0 Hunt proprietors journal building Broadway Over p 0 Bates of subscription a tear in Advance these arc the Only terms desirable on the part of the publishers any other terms be by arrangement but under no circumstances will the pub Lishers charge less than if payment is delayed three months business directory attorneys w h Smith off fue of fourth Street opposite coir Bllouse formerly occupied by d d Dycman is Toga sport id in a Berry Altonjy Job v t ajl w and notary tubi1c office no q7 fourth St Lysis Loga Slort inc d d Pratt son attorneys at Law opposite court House Iogal sport id Chas d Pratt notary Public m e b Steele attorney at Law and notary Public office no 27 fourth St near Broadway Logansport Indiana special attention Given to ail kinds of col Lection and prompt remittance notarial and probate business done with despatch and accuracy 4stf b Bic Connell attorney d at Law military claim agent office 21 fourth Street Lotf Logansport inc a Idie voted to politics Glens Tekian 22 jtj3ste 25 1s7o isto rates of advertising space of Teljii Lesof this by tvs one week is and 50 Centa for each additional insertion for three weeks Imo 2mos 3mos year lsjunre250 00 00 2s 4 00 b 00 s 00 11 00 15 00 ssi Urs 5 50 s 00 10 00 15 00 20 00 6 50 10 00 12 00 is 00 25 00 5 filhes 7 50 12 00 14 00 21 00 30 of s 00 14 00 16 00 24 00 35 00 x 12 00 20 00 25 00 40 00 60 is 00 30 00 45 00 60 00100 00 Legal advertisements is per Square for each to the party pub Lishing them local notices 15 cents per line to no Tice however Short inserted for less than physicians n of icons Hoh ceo Pat Hist office no 68market Street m5gaxspoiit Indiana May m is0 Lys Sarmstrong m d operating Nurt consulting surgeon physician Oculi St aside from a general or local practice lie fives special treatment to chronic lung diseases by medicated inhalations and otherwise and also to chronic diseases and de formats of the Eye Oil ice Corner olb Roadway and Pearl Sis Over strains drug store Logansport Inu april 01870 Lye or Farr of new York City now at no to Roadway doors above p of Logansport ind having been in practice in new York City Tor a Long period of time Ami with a medical Institute visiting Many hospitals in this and foreign con iries has driven me Groat advantages using thy nut modern remedies known in the treatment of acute and chronic diseases such is All Elat is of fevers affections of the liver heart kidneys Catarrh piles ague Anil nil diseases Peculiar to females Especial attention to private diseases of both and cured by contract ail Mut ters entirely confidential consultations free at of flick Logan sport april gtd j p be nexis a m fort Jenkins Flory attorneys at Law practice in the Federal and state courts office opposite courthouse prvs log sport id t j attorney Jet Law and notary fuck in will practice in Cass and adjoining counties special attention Given to probate business office opposite courthouse loga2tsport de Witt c Justice attorney at Law and Sotak Public Logansport id Oil ice with l Chamberlin 15tf t s Rollins attorn re at and notary Public Logansport ind office on fourth Street opposite the constr House 14tf or s f Galveston Indiana 3etuexs thanks for former x and influence in respectfully Runn Cala continuance of the same if merited x e Corner of Jackson and Eer Creek streets North of the dwelling first door n Kast Side of ulcer Creek Street no charge for examinations at the be charges Lor service always reasonable april 6 1867 at John a Chappelow attorney counsellor atlant Logansport if office in pharos building in Rev nne office upstairs Entrance on fourth Street watches jewelry t 0 Comstock recently with m ii Grilley Lias started business at Dew Olps Book store 70 Market Street 3ir Comstock is a i matchmaker jeweler and Fealk sw1gapt jamp3 m Pratt sav1gart Pratt Attoe Newstat Law office no 21 Fotja Piti Street up5tairs opposite court House Lotf Logan Short id John c Mcgregor attorney and counsellor at Law office k0031 50 6 pharos bal Dijt Logansport ind n attention Given to pro Bate and notarial business 4tf just received f s Crockett attorney at Law and Public will practice in the higher courts and before justices of the peace in the City and country office nearly opposite court House by Logansport Iso 12 Jas 3u Howard attorney at Law real estate agent office co North and fourth its Lyl Logansport ind w p Wasselle formerly of co k 9th ind vols attorney for the collection of Auy and All kinds of claims again is the in Ted states Bounty Money pensions commutation of rations of enlisted men Ighile prisoners o1 War prize Money loss of horses and All property loss in the military service stoppage of pay removed applications for patents attended to 20 Louisiana Avenue judiciary City sent 1st 1866 dentists or d l overholser id in 1st t i s t office Lou Market St end of Pearl Logansport in Diana the various operations pertaining to the i preservation of the natural and the insertion of artificial Teeth performed in the most careful and thorough manner Teeth extra steel without pain by the use of nitrous oxide Gas charges moderate 24tf id in t i s t office on Roadway opposite the Foit office Teeth extracted without pain j w id 1c a fast t11s to Crowell ilium eoom3 of states no 85 Cor Pearl and Broil any 3tf log Axi port 1x druggists ceo w Brown hhoifs1le and i mail to 78 Market St ind or j w Talbott physician surgeon 74 Market St Partridge Hall Bui Disu beside no at e n Talbott Market Street Between the canal and sixth St special attention to Ali ease of Vorn ii and children ly35 j Hermain Fol d Gie or 2vl a 3st 3hysician surgeon office on fourth St to doors North of Borgess drug store id Playso 1sbs Lysio tie not born Pacific Railroad remarks of lion Jas n Tyner a joint the Northern Pacific Railroad com Pany to Issue ils Bonds for the construction of its Road and to secure tie same by mortgage and an other the House on May 2gth Lar Tyner submitted the following remarks my speaker this most extraordinary measure cannot be satisfactorily discussed in the Short time the majority in the House will con no such language subjecting the proposed new Grant of lands to the provisions of the Charier can be found in the Resolution Nur can any separate provision be found requiring the completion of any number of Miles of Road nor the performance of any Oiler Condi Tion before the lands granted by in the company or be subject to its mortgage the number of additional acres therein granted May be comparatively Small or they May be great As i shall show i refer to anole or Branch of the subject but great or Small i claim 10 and if they did not want to go their titles in Many localities further they would not be Here ask neighbourhood roads Artunc Bustruc ing a change is there not some Ted churches and schoolhouse Sun danger that the convenient Point built by reason of the a parsecs May be discovered a thousand of settlements of lands that have Miles cast of the first limit that i been held for years by speculators would give them a new Toad half waiting for an increased value be As Long As the main line indeed j fore alienating their titles this sent to devote to its consideration j Usu Lac 1ot 1 its opponents Are anxious to close the proposed Morta by criticise its several provisions its advocates desire a speedy vote i am justified in this statement by thi1 fact that when the joint Resolution was taken from the speakers table several Days Njo the chairman1 of the committee of the Pacific Railroad or Wheeler called the previous question which was or Dere without asking its reference to the committee and limited he de Batul to one hour the most of which time was occupied by the moment after the Pas Sage of the Resolution if it were the intention of the committee to Render the Power extended to the company by the res onion unambiguous Why did they friends of the measure knowing that ils passage is a Mere tie Stipoli of time and that a repetition of their tactics now would again in vile a resort to dilatory proceedings on the part of iia enemies the friends of the Resolution consented to a limited discussion before the Vole should to taken every gentleman therefore who would be glad to fully discuss it in its Dej Salista Clarily explain the refusal to tails and thoroughly review the accept it history of Tho corporation in Whoso the opinion was expressed in interest it is to pass must Content that body unit the phrase of tie himself with a Brief statement of i Resolution providing for a Mort the reasons that will influence his i Guge was obscure in which Opin Illinois not report Back the amendment of the gentleman from Illinois or Ingersoll which that no mortgage Herp after executed by this corporation shall to valid or Cre ate Uny lion of binds hereby or hereto fore granted to said corporation except to such Hinds As said corporation shall j have received patents for from Tho United j states j this is Short and simple and would make Plain what is other Wise Uncertain Jato pretence hat j the adoption of the amendment j would open up debate ii the sen ate on a motion to concur and thereby endanger the passage of the measure at this session will Vert his work for the past three months ski Eizis fur itself his work pleases everybody Gall and try slim at de wolfs Book store assortment latest clo splendid of the very improved Gas this is tub place to get a Good clock for a Small sum of Money no58 Market St sign of the Uig watch Logansport oct 231869 31 vote and permit the statement to stand As a substitute for a More extended Aryl Yuent six years ago the Northern Pacific Railroad company came to Congress asking for a charter to construct n Railroad from Lake Superior to Priget sound it was promptly granted they asked for a Grant of every alternate Section of Huid belonging to Tho govern ment not Mineral and to by nil Rel Odd in burs Lolly extent of Twenty Miles on Encl Side of the Road in the territories and half that number in Tho states through which the Road should run that also was favourably responded to thug a Belt eighty Miles in Width and about two thousand and Twenty live Miles in length was set apart within which the company were to become owners of one half the land then unsold and unoccupied on the performance of cer Tain conditions to which i will soon refer very naturally the question arises what amount of the Public lauds was thus Given away i let the commissioner of the general land office answer the inquiry in a letter dated june 22 refer ring to the Road his its land Grant he says it extends from Lake Superior to Tho Pacific Ocean am allowing for probable Ion the gentleman irom or Ingersoll whose amendment t have quoted and other gentle men who have proposed similar amendments to the House seem to concur it is easy to put these doubts to rest and inc refusal to do so is at least significant and suspicious list assuming that a intelligent Legal would not discover Uny danger lurking in the of the Resolution still you empower this company to go into the Money nor Keri of lie world to Nego talc Bonds authorized by a species of legislation Well calculated to deceive submit that it is not Wise to leave a doubt unsettled nor just to the Purchas ers of the Bonds of this company to expose so important a question to in lure construction in this connection it is Well to inquire by what pretence of equity this company asks the privilege of going beyond the limits originally fixed to secure More inels is it a part of the contract by no Means by its terms they were to Hare Al the Anat sections within a certain distance on both sides of the Road and if the proper Quantity could not there be found unsold and unoccupied then they were authorized to go not More than Ion Miles by void the limits of said Ulter quite deflections May be set Down at two Tom sections to make up the deficiency Sand and Twentyfive Miles in length i Iju ote the exact language of the Tiki us in alternate sections Murk the words not More ncre3 Over fort seven million acres j than ten Miles beyond the up coif is de limits it settles beyond Dis the mind fails to comprehend the Pute the intent of Congress to say extent of this Grant do gentlemen that dins far and no further shall realize How much of the Public do Guiou go in selecting lands Vith main was by their predecessors a sweat Grace do they now come Back signed to this corporation let i miscellaneous j w Henderson son manufacturers and Whol Silc and retail dealers in All kinds of f Jeue Wei see fifth bet Market canal its Smith Pierce whole Salk and retail dealers in foreign wines and liquors Gro Eric provisions oysters Kew Kutck bl1ldikg no 89 Broadway near canal Logansport Indiana by f it Harwood merchant tailor no 1o7 Road Ivy above the canal Logansport Indiana where will at All times be found a Good assortment of cloths Cassimeris vesting in Vrzich he in pre pared to make up in the most approved styles at Short notice and on reasonable Erms january the 1865 42lf Hugh and dealer in boots and shoes no 66 Broadway Logansport Iso by John Brown Cor Market Bridge its opposite Iti Arnott House will pay the highest Market Price is Cash Fob Wool april 221870 3m5 wholesale and retail no 41 fort Ali Street log aits port ind 14 s Mcguir w p touts of the kure Mitlyng first cuss life fire insurance companies use on reasonable a share of your patronage is re solicited Over a unlocks store 4 Thompson satisfaction or to pay or White Init imitation of nil kinds of tto Oil Wood finl Sling sign writing oiling polishing and varnishing work done by the Day or Job Call and see colors unsatisfactory work not charged for references can be Given As to reliability w j po1tbe 45 Broadway Logansport april 52 3870 ctr them consult their geography raid there learn that an area of Only 21037700 acres and the great state of new York Only 30080000 acres a territory out of which two states larger than the former and on half greater than the latter could be formed was by a single enactment transferred to this greedy corporation they arc knocking at your doors lox Lay for More land they Are thronging your lobbies with their Silver tongued agents they Are besieging you for an Extension of Power and an enlargement of Texeir franchise Wien they first came hey agree Din consideration of the subsidies granted to commence work in two years and Complete Fly Miles of Road Eracli year after he second Tho two years elapsed and they failed to perform their agreements they then re tuned and asked an Extension of time that was granted two years after Vord they asked another that was also granted one year afterwards hey asked the right to mortgage heir Railroad and Telegraph line As Security for the Bonds they pro closed to Issue in order to raise the Noney with which to construct the overflowing with liberality ind yearning with compassion to Ward this imprudent corporation our predecessors in the closing Days of the last Congress extended this additional favor ask and it shall be Given unto you says a venerated authority certainly the american Congress and the North Ern Pacific Hail Road company were n the mind of the inspired author when the comforting Promise was Ivan Why do they come again Are they not yet satisfied to the Public Domain is not entirely exhausted and Congress is not yet forbidden to give it away they want authority now to mortgage All their property and rights of property of All kinds real and per Sonal Anil their franchise As a corporation that was expressly for Bidden by the terms of their Char Ter but what care we for this Congress has the Power to in do the work of its predecessors and a Railroad company demands that it shall be done it will be done and that too in the face of Tho fears expressed in the other they May make it quite along if they so desire there is nothing in the Resolution to prevent it but the chairman of the committee sees no danger in this most extra Ordinary proposition because he advises the House to do As doubt less he thinks he has done bring a Little common souse to Bear upon its solution Well sir that is just what we Are trying1 to do and applying his Tost the first thing we do is to in quire what inducements exist to Tascu advantage of the unrestricted License this Resolution permits if the additional lands granted by the Resolution and to be selected within sixty Miles on both sides the Branch As Well As Tho main line Are sufficiently valuable there is no doubt but the company would actas Many Ottliee As they could if then the proceeds of tiie lands granted by the ant of incorporation at a fair estimate would pay the Cost of the entire construction of the Road and leave the Stock holders an excess of Over three Hundred and fifty million dollars As the first Board of directors say they would in Tho printed statement quoted by from Illi Nois or Hawley there can be no doubt but that the company would be Glud to gel thirty or for to million acres More on the same terms Liere is danger in this Loose kind of legislation and no amount of special pleading and no Success in Burles Quing the fear of Gnu tic in in will excuse it if the alternative were presented of endowing this company with an unlimited Grant in order to insure the construction of an indispensable National Highway or of surrendering an unbroken wilderness two thousand Miles in length to the occupation of wild beasts and Wilder men the ques Tion would become a very different one but no Sich alternative is submitted to the Dick Ion of the House enough lands Timve already been Given to build four such roads if we can rely upon i he statements and calculations of the first Hoard of directors of this Road whose Opportunity of deriving Correct in formation is certainly Superior to that of any gentleman on this floor the Quality of the lauds that now form the subsidy of this Coin is bad enough but it is nothing compared with the future Condi Tion of some states and territories of the far West that will to a great extent be at Tho mercy of i Csc Railroad monopolies the interest of the corporations might of itself suggest an encouragement of local improvements but not the necessity of making the people truly Happy and Groat by making them the possessors of the soil the almost Universal plan of disposing of lands by rail Road companies to purchasers on Long time and payable in install ments creates dangerous and dreaded obligations on the part of the purchaser to the seller no Man is really Independent who owes another for the Little spot on Earth lie Calls Home and when thousands of debtors of this kind to a single creditor and that creditor an in feeling corporation exist in a stale or Community it becomes a deplorable calamity nor is the evil limited to individual subservience it also extends to whole communities whose political conduct is greatly Regula Ted by the will of the monopolist Afler awhile some of the states in the far West will feel the Power of these Gigantic corporations in their impress of local legislation the older Stales have Felt it in a far less degree but sufficiently to warn them of its danger of All others the White settlers of Washington territory should hesitate about urging the Grant we Are now considering should he main line and Branch of the Northern Pacific be built both will Cross this territory thus Givin the company co Lrol of near to one Hall the lands Over two Bells each one Hundred and Twenty Miles wide that together will cover the in Pijie area of the territory it May redeem the wilderness to Plung its future occupants Inlo a More deplorable condition having briefly presented my objections to the pending Resolution i might with great propriety close my remarks but i beg leave to add that it is time High time thai the land policy of the govern ment was changed the Public do main should be hedged in with stronger safeguards it has for sonic years been treated As a use less estate to be parcelled out to Pany has been Lac subject of much corporations that see kit much comment in this Onuf Loump Gootel ha8 doubtless been a coir of the measure would have no into by prov Iowa judicious its tribute on in Aid of Public works but this furnishes no excuse for wasteful extravagance in the endowment of corporations not fortified with the argument of Public necessity the plan of lavishing whole empires on single companies ought to to abandoned in fact it is doubtful whether further Grants us believe that arc fur the most part a susceptible of cultivation i remember the statement of the from Washington territory or when the Resolution first came up that Lor Hundred mics Over the line of the Road that lie had travel de the country was comparatively worthless for Ugi Purpo ses Lam not disposed to question that representation but it was i ibid Crons confession for a Friend except for educational purposes would to Wiso or judicious numerous lines of Railroad communication have been constructed of the Enterprise to Isiace on the by private moans in most of the eve of the prob Abc departure of slate3 cast of tic jlissi8sippi the Iii Icil agents of Elliis Compaq West of that Groat incr am 3 Arkansas Hue the shrill i letter from Sturgeon number eleven Ekie june is 1sto Friend Hunt i can now Date my loiter with safety As i am Here amid friends to the fenian cause to any cause in fact where the oppressed seek a shelter from the oppressor would you know howl reached Here Chasity and a Cir Cus Wagon the former most of the Way and the latter from Dun Kirk if i thought i was a transgressor i should be Able to Sec Why my Way is so hard the Wick Eddo not live out half their Days it is said but an old farm hand of my fathers years ago told me he had lived out Ever since the first year of his life and he died living out so that i dont believe the axiom Ify Early Reading gave me a taste for nautical pursuits i had read Danas three years before the Masl and i longed to plow the vasty deep Aud be invigorated with that pleasant product of Maine and North the Only thing the two states arc unanimous on by the by the Gal Lant sons of Neptune As a Protection against decay from wet on their lines i longed to splice Tho main Brace Aud Roll in the Cradle of the deep that somebody wanted Rock ing its very Uncertain about who that was As it also was about who talked so muck about Beautiful Snow this last Fel Low though was Henry w Faxon but the other fellow was a woman i believe i am diverging Iliad heard of the rattling Raylius and fell an overweening desire to spar with the spars to let go and haul Aud ply the feathered oar catch whales and Sharks and have my hair dressed by the combing break ers How handsome the picture of Jack and his Molly seemed to me that glowered from the top of Ray Sisters store trunk lie in a Blue jacket so far away from his tight and Short waisted pantaloons with big legs that if the browsers had been put under oath they have sworn positively As to whether lie had a coat on at All a Byron Collar and a Yard and a half of the Best China Black silk with a Square knot for a tie and then those pretty anchors on the outer Corners of his Broad Collar they were perfectly ravishing i would Wear such a hat with its Jaunty ribbons flying like the color of his government at and then when the vessel was empty we loaded her up again and at noon the next Day we were sent below like prisoners to sleep in the Well Hole i was a Little afraid at first but they told me the Well was covered so i fall through and i went Down into 1ie Little dark Hole la a minute Tho Gallant tars had disappeared and i found they were hanging in cloth cradles from the roof of the Hole we were in i said one empty Aud climbed up into it but it West from under me Aud i was spilled out on to the floor As easily As a runaway horse could get rid of a cart Load of Loose ashes on a Steep Hill with the Tail Board gone some persons might have tried cussing As a remedy but i confess i was not equal to the task the Gal Huit tars laughed and i tried it again with Success i Lay supreme court decision treasurers fees the following is the decision of the supreme court in the Natter of treasurers fees the Board of of Grant county to Miles the treasurer of a county is entitled to live per cent As commissions Only on Iho amount to May collect on the delinquent list to be furnished him by Pic auditor after Bis settlement with the auditor and before he receives the duplicate for the next year the amount of taxes collected of his duplicate As Well delinquent As current after he receives said duplicate and before he makes his Valr Csc settlement his compensation is rep Bud Liy the act o june 4th is it acts special session 1s61 p 41 Appeal from the Grant circuit court Worden question involved in this Case is whether a county treasurer is entitled to live per cent on the whole amount of delinquent taxes which he May collect throughout the year or his compensation for collecting delinquent taxes upon the duplicate Al Ter it is delivered to him which is to be Here thinking Over the Vici Sij s Ludes of life and the mutations of affairs of this world and a change came Over me i had Little thought of a raw boned six footed Feni an from county Clare ousted me and i changed my room once More and made myself at Home sleep was impossible for me the steaming perspiring Crew one of whom was enjoying his pipe of Navy plug were like so Many rectifiers of poor whisky and tincture of tobacco add to Thi s the splinters in my hands the bruises and blood blisters of my limbs and the rents in my pantaloons and you see some ol1 the causes of my Rief and sleeplessness at six Oclock we were turned out for supper there is some thing romantic about eating your mess on deck with no chair or table All dipping into the same dish As monkeys and hogs Are is in books you when you come to fake it for regular diet three times a Day Tolje Novelty of the thing wears off like the galvanizing on a watch Aud the Pewter fact will stare you in the face they Cook their pork very fat do the sailors the wind had fresh Eues As they said but i didst know it had been sailed and there was considerable uncertainty about you see Yon exacts toll won you took up your foot whether it would meet the deck half Way up to your knee or As far the other War from where you started it was you Ever swung by a big boy a Little higher than you wanted to go and discovered a kind of a tickle spot pretty near the third Button on your Dickey do you recollect when Yon smoked your first Piper tried your first Chew Foro he makes his settlement with the auditor which is to be done on the third Ifni Day of farm is to to governed by the act of june 4th 1s61 in relation to county treasurers fees acts spec ses p 41th3 court below held that he was entitled to live per Centon Tho whole amount collected during the year upon the amount collected upon the duplicate As Well As otherwise to will notice such of the statutory provisions As seem to furnish a solution of the aues Lioa the tax duplicate is to be placed in the bands of the treasurer for collection be tween the times above specified 1 g i ii p 97 rec the duplicate is to contain amongst other taxes delinquent taxes for any preceding year unpaid acts spec ses 1sc1 p 92 j 73 it is the duty of the treasurer to proceed to collect the same for which Pur purpose he is to attendant his offi i until the Obiri venite of Farch next thereafter Sec 4 on the third Slon Dav of i Nruh the treasurer is required to Settle with the auditor who charges him with the amount of the duplicate less the taxes which Are unpaid taxes which then remain unpaid Are considered delinquent Tho auditor records the list of delinquencies and delivers the same to Tho treasurer who is required to collect the same acts spec ses 1s01 p 91 after the settlement thus made the treasurer this Duhn quest tax 1 g i h p 95 see 102 by the next Seton it is provided that Oil the 15th of october the treasurer shall file with the auditor schedules o such delinquent taxes collected and shall receipt to the auditor for Tho amounts then follows Sec 104 12 amended in 1861 acts spec ses 1sgi p j4 As follows stud treasurers shall be allowed for their services in making such collections 5 per centum on the amount of All such collections of delinquent taxes pay Able in just proportions out of each fund collected and shall also be allowed con stables fees and mileage from the place of holding elections in each township to the residence of each delinquent tax payer which sb911 be collected from such tax payer taking these provisions together we arc of opinion that it was not the intention of the legislature that the treasurer should receive 5 per cent on the amount of delinquent Tares he might the Peak of the Gaff defying the in that about As near a Youh Ever collect on the duplicate after receiving by to Kurop to set their loan afloat i of on the Security afforded by Whis end of the Capitol As Well As in this Hall by gentlemen whose Legal opinions Are entitled to respect that the passage of this Resolution will permit the company to mortgage All its lands those heretofore and those now proposed to be granted without building a foot of the Road and ask for More but gentlemen Tell us that much of the original Grant has been absorbed by Public Sale and Home Stead settlement since the company was incorporated whose fault is that even if the fact exist is Congress to blame certainly not the act of incorporation provided the president shall cause the Tinda to be surveyed forty Miles in Width on both sides of the Road As noon As the general route is fixed and the lauds hereby granted shall not to liable to Sale or entry or Preemption before or after they Are surveyed except by said com Pany us provided in the act whose duty was it to fix the general route certainly that devolved on the company nobody will dispute this proposition they failed to do so they have located Only about on tenth of the Road up to this Dale the question therefore presents itself shall we now cure the loss if any has actually occurred that flowed out of the neglect of the company itself other gentlemen May do As they wish but there is nothing in the pretended equity set up by the friends of this measure that appeals to my liberality thus far no attempt has been made to show that any deficiency of land exists in the Bell of one Hundred Miles out of we Ich selections were to to made the House has no proofs that the limits should be enlarged even to meet the claims unit Are urged it was due to the House that the committee which reported Back the Resolution without a dissenting voice should convince the judgment of Ciulo men or try to do so by presenting the evidence that controlled their own opinions Tho subject is sufficiently important to justify a written report so that he people whose lands Are to be voted away May know what necessity there was for doing so ordinarily we to come suspicious of a Man who asks an enlargement of a donation previously made and we Are Apt to look upon him As a Knave and in poster if he returns the fourth time to complain that the gift Wao not Large enough this company is Here on its fifth begging errand and yet it does not submit one word of proof that what it de mands is just and equitable much has been said sir in the course of this debate about that other extraordinary feature of the Resolution which changes the pro vision of the original act in re Gard to the Branch Road that act As has been said Here several Union authorizes the construction of the these lands the statement would not Bear repetition and publication in London Frankfort or Paris in which Iheson agents Are no doubt soon to be charged nor does it tally with the opinion of Tho first Board of directors to which Allu Sion has been made who say these lands when the Road shall be built and the business fairly started including town and station Sites would certainly average ten dollars per acre making the supposing the construction of the Road should Cost per mite the in Tiro Cost it tills rate Koum to leaving to an excess of Clear profit from the lauds Aiono of this estimate per mile As Iho Cost of Iho rond uis lib Orul in View of Tho vast quantities of material for its construction found along Trio route including mines of Iron of the beat Quality which could be turned into rails Aud the estimate of ton do filers per acre us the value of the land in reasonable those lands arc compared with Pic Grant made for the construction of the Illinois coi Trul Railroad and still less Doci it tally with the report of the commissioner of the general land Oil ice for who describes the resources of the company Aud the country through which the Road will run As follows j Tho undeveloped resources of Sale of the locomotive scarcely echoes Over a Prairie or along a j Valley without reaching some tract j of Laud that was donated the i government to a Railroad company the Atlantic and the Pacific Are linked together by Iron bands Pur chased by the Aid of the govern ment Over oho Hundred Aud eighty million area equal to that embraced in the great states of Ohio Indiana Illinois Michi Gan Wisconsin and have been Given to constr not rail roads and Wagon roads our generosity Lias outrun our prudence As the trustees of Tho Peoples it May Well be questioned whether i we and our predecessors have been i faithful to our Trust j the attention of the people has been arrested by these inroads of the Public Domain and they will j soon proclaim their disapproval in unmistakable terms Thell pub Laicans of Indiana have already done so by i grafting into a recent state platform a Resolution which expresses the sentiment of the entire people of that Szalc without distinction of party i desire to Call attention to u As an indication of what will soon follow in other localities Here it is that we Are opposed to donations of j the Public lands or the Grant of subsidies Tho undeveloped Nso tirces of you Auli of her Conora company arc attracting the attention of Uon old to demand the Reserva comparatively a very Small proportion of iia i know that the chairman of the Branch from a Point not committee in Wheeler treats Shrue Hundred Miles from the West these fears As imaginary he May be right As to the original Gran for it was coupled with the condition that so Many Miles of Road should be completed the second and each subsequent year before patents should Issue but this Resolution permits the company to go ten Miles beyond the limits originally fixed for alternate i sections to make up a deficiency in the first Grant occasioned Hythe subsequent Sale or occupation under tie Homestead Laws of lands lion set apart to Thein this Resolution contains no provision limiting the Transfer of title or the Lien to be created by the proposed mortgage it i True that the company is herein again empowered to locate and construct under the Provis ions and with the privileges and duties provided for in its act of in corporation and Amei Edmonts there to its Mam Lino and Branch but can terminus of the main line to the City of Portland in the state of Oregon the pending Resolution provides that the Branch May be constructed from some convenient Point on the main line across the Cascade mountains to sound the chairman of Mitlee or Wheeler frankly admits that this is an objection but he does not attempt to remedy it he says that it is impossible with out a definite Survey to properly locate this Branch Road admit that sir and does it follow that you shall net limit its length you May say that it shall not be started Over four or five Hundred Miles from the terminus of the main line that would not require a definite Survey it is very certain that the company desire to Start it at some Point exceeding three Hundred Miles from the terminus for that was the limit of the original act line runs through an elevated Region governor was of the opinion that not More than of the land from red River to puget sound is in arable and that this is largely made up of mountains covered with Val aide Timber it is Evi Dent that an immense agricultural area in hero Awn Iuni development Tho Cleat Wilcut growing regions on the left Luik of the upper Missouri Promise speedy settlement upon the opening of an a onion for the transportation of their products to Market Kich Section of the Road As it is completed will from local in Alec alone Siml ample returns for its in vestment it is easy to understand that gentlemen representing the states and territories through which this Road will run Are greatly interested in securing a reliable outlet for the vast surplus products that will some Day be raised in the Fertile country through which it is to pass in their haste to establish a communication with the two great oceans they seem a Hook Only to their prose us needs they do not deliberately reflect upon Tho future consequences to their own people when Hie Road be built and the Mammoth corporation makeup of european capitalists shall have its clutch of near one half the lands in their states Avold it not be butter to wait a few years until a Hardy adventurous Popula Tion shall make such strides in the improvement and development of the country As would justify an in vestment of private capital unaided by monstrous Public subsidies in the construction of roads then the soil would be held by citizens interested in the social moral and political condition of the people instead of corporations whose sole object would be Tho accumulation let in not be supposed from what i have said that i am an enemy of the Railroad system far from it sir it is Tho recent policy of build ing railroads almost entirely at Tho expense of the government that i oppose the system itself is Good enough in fact it has contributed immensely to the wealth Happi Ness and Prosperity of the whole country he is an unwise Man who would now condemn a system that has built up towns and cities encouraged manufactures enhanced the value of farms stimulated Industry spread information established markets cheapened transportation and subdued the Forest All these blessings can be and will to continued and increased by the employment of private capital alone their spread will be slower but the result will be More satisfactory my colleagues and i Are proud of the fact that of the ninety two counties in Indiana about eighty of them Are acce3siblo by rail not one foot of which was Laid by government Aid the same Energy and spirit of Enterprise that have within Twenty years changed the sparse settlements of that state in to populous communities by con Struc Tibig these lines of communication will also carry them in duo time into the newer states and territories without entailing on their people the dreaded curse of land monopoly much As to desire to see the country lying Between the Mississippi and the Pacific teeming with an industrious population it would be far better to reach that end by slow marches than to Rush into a policy that will event rally of wealth and Power j rent i its Prosperity and Check its gentlemen who live in Indiana growth it to would be just to Illinois Iowa and other states bordering on the Mississippi and the lakes understand How the improvement of great districts of country is there retarded by the consolidation of bodies of lands in the hands of a few nonresident speculators so great is this evil that the Genius of state legislators income of those states has been invoked to draft tax Laws that would discriminate against this class of landholders and weaken rations the men who shall hereafter peo ple that vast Empire cd let us pre serve free Homas for them with which they Cali develop the wealth necessary to construct the thoroughfares required for their com fort Aud convenience any policy which looks to the amassing of col los Sal fortunes in the bands of Liv ing men by turning Over to them the Virgin soil of the West will Embarrass and cripple succeeding Gen suiting foe and protecting the in Nocent and unfortunate the satisfaction shown in Molly smile As she Clung to him in that glaring Sunset coloured dress Aud coals Coop Bonnet proud prudish and Peacock were Strong arguments in favor of the Beauty of a Sailor life the consummate Joy of being a Sailor Man my wish has been gratified i have been a Sailor but under and verse circumstances tie Sailor of Ray youth was a Sailor who spent his life on the Ocean wave and not on like Ontario was either a Captain or a Cook rather than a deck hand on a screw propellor i made my Way Down to where they go Down to the sea in ships Aud with a Light heart i directed my Steps to a Man of Good address who was superintending j the unloading of tie vessel he must to the master of Tho vessel thought i do you want to hire a Sailor asked i throwing myself Iulo the attitude As nearly As i could of Jack in the trunk picture he looked me Sharp in the Eye and said Check three times i civility asked him the same question and three times he Only answered Check somebody told me he was not Tho Captain and i West to a Fol Low who sat on a kind of Well curb on the boat and i asked him if he was the Captain his loot Hung Fiou into the Well and he had a rope attached to a bucket drawing up the Irish from the Bottom of the Well it haunt been cleaned in a Long time i should judge by the smell of the Waler and things they got out of Tho Well but to want the Captain a big red faced Man with a piece of a barrel s Lave came rolling along towards me and i thought surely now i have him Are you the Captain sir i asked striking the Jack tar straddle once More not As you knows on said he i1 m the mate if this is the mate i thought women rights Aro farther advanced at the East than in Indiana for the captains Here Are women d o you want to ship says Hei which said i rolling my quid in the True fore and after style and he laughed and asked me again if i wanted to ship and i did wheres your Dunnage says he bring it aboard i brought it and was a Sailor my dream of Yorlli was a trial to me for a Short time Only in Stead of the Gay and sunday school Stylo of dress the sailors mostly Wear Corduroy or jeans pan Talmous and red shirts not Overly w Hole nor radically clean in the p Hice of the Jaunty hat and flowing Pennant ribbon a Straw hat Dilapi dated holy but not sanctified Aud the Dainty slippers heavens such boots where there were any and when there were none Suc Leoti a Good representation of a sheep Ham with Ball clubs for legs even now if i had hold of that picture and Dana id make him Swallow Jack and his Molly at a Gulph in revenge for the deception from which i have suffered we rolled freight All that night need to get to going sailing settlement but does Nat admit of any ocher construct Ion it provides compensation for such collections what collections such As we understand it As Are made upon the lists furnished by the auditor by virtue of which the treasurer is required to Call upon the delinquent tas payers and if a emissary distraint property the same Section which allows the 5 re centum allows also constables fees pc shoving clearly that it was not in tended to apply to taxes though Delin Ouert a which were collected on the duplicate for the collection of which the treasurer is not required by Law to go to out of his office for the collection of taxes upon the duplicate As Well delinquent As current after he receives the same and before he makes his March settlement compensation is provided in the act of june 1th 1801 acts spec ses inst p 41 per judgment below is reversed with costs Oscar b Hord attorney general for the Appellant Mcdonald pc Roache j brow Leo and p Fishback for the Appellee and rolled Measle Tea and thorough wort bilious fever and Antimony wine syrup of quills and Castor Oil Hugh but i was unhappy so far from the Home of my fathers an orphan and an outcast in that was i Felt sympathy it wretched sympathy with the whale that took in Jonah would i Ever reach Terra Jurma again Dana you hard hearted villain i would tear your vitals even As mine Are torn could i but reach you and the vile hand that penned the flaunting he and called it Jack and Mollie if i had the Power id trans fix him on the perfidious pen cil with which Drew tie foul deception and make a circus rider of him As we used to make Blue bottle lies pirate on a pin when i went to school in Logan How i wished the boat would sink i envied John Rodgers the Smithfield Martyr with his Little Ilock of nine or Teu never could decide which for they had nine Small children and one at the breast so history i thought of the circus Clown of if i were a ish How Happy i would be not a notion could 1 make that i wanted to not a position could i find Relief in and finally i became so completely impotent of mind As to be guilty of this Conui drum Why is the Devil nailing Down a carpet like the Fine you have to pay for letting your dog go at Large i merely give you this Asau illustration of the feeble condition i was in for ten mortal hours you see Tho Channel my dismal thoughts took and the unhappy vein of my humor devils Aud ind dogs were the theme of my waking dreams and i think nothing Short of a chinese doctor could have increased my misery at last we reached Lochester or at least the Mouth of the River and i was taken ashore on a Board my Limp carcass had about As much consistency As a bowl of water Gruel Aud i was about As rigid As a Well work stocking experience is a District school Aud Ive graduated in the Sailor j to culled for on tac lost reliable business and now As the Hangman and is one of die most said to the doctor we will drop the Sill Gulu instances of charming subject Erie is celebrated in 3h a wonderful Host a gentleman in of sweep who has a doff valued in the family As a pet relates a strange incident of the Power to Charm or fascinate com Mon to reptiles but rather i diary among quadrupeds re i gently the Kitchen girl saw this dog seated on his hunches with one foresaw lifted eyeing a under a cupboard in some room connected with the House the rat also had his eyes fixed of the dog and after watching them a few moments the girl thinking it strange called some of the family who interested to see How this curious circumstance would turnout came and stood quietly Ivy for half an hour these animals maintained the same position being some six or eight meet apart at the of that time the rat slowly and trembling with fear began to approach the dog their eyes still fixed of each other immovable continuing to creep up when within a couple of feet the dog catching the rat quickly disposed of him it was afterwards Dis covered that the Hole in the Wall through which the rat came was immediately Back of where hews first seen this occurrence is tory As being the seat of the great Peanut War of which i May Tell you More in future just now in on my Way to Chicago one thing i forgot to Tell you when the Devil is putting Down carpels Hes an impounding Zackaj Nunt he yours Stulik Leoj a Genius has invented what he Calls the Patent never failing Garden preserver or Hen Walker it consists of a Small instrument something like a Spur Only consid Erable longer which is attached to the Hind part of the hens leg Point ing at Angle of 45 degrees towards the ground when the lieu with this instrument of her legs enters the Garden in the Spring after the seeds she puts her foot Forward to scratch tie Walker catches in the ground and forces her Forward and thus she is walked in her efforts to scratch entirely out of the Garden a half demented coloured boy named Jack Crow was found dead at Salisbury Maryland a few Days since among other eccentricities he possessed an Insatiate appetite and would Swallow thing Given him and the Day pre viol to his death some of the fast youths in Salisbury amused them selves by stuffing him with pills Al Poison and other nauseous com pounds from which it is supposed his death resulted Bellows monthly a Square mile of London a Square mile in the East end of London including the worst parts of Beth Al Green and adjoining neighbourhoods has been carefully explored with a View to ascertain what is done therein for the Edu cation of children the number of those Between the Ages of three and twelve is 30000 of whom about 11000 get some kind of education in an article 011 the subject tie times Points out that to provide proper school accommodation would Cost and re quire a rate of three Aud a half Pence in the Pound for sixty Vears to which must be added the an Nual Cost of instruction or 000 Tiow could such poor neighbourhoods pay a rate sufficiently his to meet this outlay 1 a grave question but Here is the answer in that Square mile the sum spent of an average every year in the be Erelious and Public houses amounts to if the peo ple would save but one Penny out of eight they now spend in drink they could raise among themselves the Money required for school buildings and one Penny in every Twenty eight would pay for the schooling 2to appeals to govern ment or to Charity would then be necessary could a More striking illustration be presented of the Power of the

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