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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 19 January 1854

MWJX373GV.3 'Wi I h STATE TIMES. K HiAVJfJIJUW KwrnanrroTirOTTTwcwgf W5 ym Wpg'jrHTggfpyiT'j iu ffgsfftTTcvgnffrTWffyTFfjwifrtiP'' 'r tt i y p y; tj y vn yffyiftt i wrsrcyiypr 'n twi i n.i itwmiih' VOL. l. AUSTIN TEXAS. THURSDAY JANUARY 19 1854. NO 29 rit.vut'i FIFTH LBGlSIjATUaB. DEBATES IN THE SENATE. 7 'irvitlST Kcpoi'lcr. TuilPlMV Jim. t rt f ISOo. r;o The l)ill to bo entitled An iict to Amend An net supplementary to An not to incorporate the Vicksburg and El Paso railroad company being bclbro Senate upon its second reading the ques- tion pending was the adoption of the re- port made by a majority of the commit- tee recommending a substitute to 3rd flection and the passage of the bill. (ThciAvaslTmmorily ' report 5 made which recommended' the' rejection" of he -bin.) dMRttMMR Bcmarlrs oj Mr. good judge of a man's objects by his ac- tions.' It is "well known that if the Paci- fic road should be constructed that they will not construct theirs unless it is by n combination making a...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 19 January 1854

aWHMHWJW" 4 WBMHBMmtiujjJmiw BMIlOTUIWMIUIUWWefclttltMlllJWMl'U TO? jfT MSsjAg M c u v.. tho Pacific road many sohators voted for tho measure becauso thoro was a reser- vation in it which if properly guarded will make Texas tho proudest Stato in thifc Union. Are you now prepared to trample it under foot? Aiftl again did .not many support it because the three .hundred thousand dollars in gold or sil- ver as a guarantee that fifty or more miles should bo in complete business order within oichtcon months from tho dato of tho contract or forfeit their charter?- These aro our assurances for its immedi- ate construction and that is the object of that clause. Sir this is freely offered by the pooplo of Texas and is highly ap- proved of by capitalists; ' No objection 'has manifested itself anywhere Then where is the necessity for the passago of .Another bill for tho same object but ewhich has no feature in it that will stimu late its commencement sooner than 1 857 and without any guarantee ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 19 January 1854

1 ijLB.mTjjm.tmitmi.nLHKWmjiutl.lVimwJ ''--'" v ltlvgaaHLatwiJBtajBiaM.wi.niBtt'uLfc.vii')iiAiiiwpji WWHmmiiww nwnnmin mmi. i niniii i i ism i im W4l'Py hor public debt incurred by the Revolu- tionary Avar. I was assured that the whole amount duo compared with her ample resources in lands and moneyre- venue from the customs was a mere "Bagatelle." Under these circumstan- ces and influences I laid out all I hnd the proceeds of my labor for more than twenty years in tho debt funded accord- ing to your act of Congress of the 7th of Jane 1837 which had been approved and signed by President Houston. 1 was told and believed that every dollar hnd been available to the Government at its par value. Since that time I have never bought nor sold a dollar of Texan securities of any kind. The same amount appropria- ted in any one of our growing western cities would have made me a rich man. Under the most trying pecuniary embar- rassments sometimes selling property at :i sacrifice and sometimes bo...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 19 January 1854

HSSr?5 j 1:1 i I 4 ' Wwt I - - ! . r wimmm.mm i iajmrmfmmmmrrrmmrm-miimx'i wJWwirMiw?wiu'tJH"!fjBiiwiPWJ4''Ji wmw mmiJiwuMMuCinji-iam VU.W&UUUM Jl W "IWtfA.'J W 4 MMUBB W.I Bh.TH If tllof o is any meaning in the English language there can ho hut one construc- tion put upon this contract hy every lawyer every judge every candid man on earth. The United States yielded to Texas all the puhlic lands -within her limits to pay her debts and liabilities and the " residue of said lands after DISCHARGING SAID DEBTS AND IIARILI- TIES to bb disposed of as said State may direct." I will not pros this matter up- on your consideration but it is my duty as an honest man to call your attention to it. This public domain amounts I under- stand to at least one hundred millions of acres ; which at tho low price of fifty cents per acre "would command fifty mil- lions of dollars -four times the total apiount of your wholo public debt prin- tanlil and interest. What an inheritance jjr'- for your poste...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 21 January 1854

h TRI-WEEKLY STATE TIMES. MqiiiVg.u:rfCTtiiiutMLi-iitiJK3itfLJj.uiJtuiLJJiy:M lU.UJUtlLllllJgggCTtLlUJlLmillJll-ll wwngaqimmH'niiJu.umiii VHIvWHfv' VOL. 1. AUSTIN TEXAS SATURDAY JANUARf . 2854. NO 30 PIPTI! LEGISLATURE. DEBATES IN" THE SENATE. " J.fl FLINT RciiortcrT Thursday Jan. 5 1854. Tho substitute offered by Mr. Bryan io the original bill veported by the com- mittee on Internal Improvements " to encourage the construction of Railroads- by a loan of the school fund" being un- der consideration Mr. Paschal asked if a discussion upon thojnerits of the sub- stitute and original bill -would be in order? The President decided that it -would. Mr. rASOHAL-r-Mr. Prisident : The gentleman fromjlays has intimated w-Kiu icrlmvc-vrittv-itvittin Rut e.i" .!' the great features embraced in the sub- stitute and tho original bill to his satis- faction and that he now requires more time to examine their provisions before he am vote upon either understandingly. Tho original bill and substitute c...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 21 January 1854

mmmimKuMtvMriiMrUiuLuui.iuiuit.wm .wBjmjMMiBiwm iw " n 3ttA i V r m . jf but thoy may occur .and are far more likolyto occur than thq failure of the se- curity to tko extent of no-third the coat and .secured by first mortgage or lien up- on any woll constructed railroad in Tox- as. I romembor the time Mr. President andsodoouvhen the treasury of tho tUnitea States Government was more jplothoric than mow and yet in tho midst '.of a profound peace in tho course of ithreo or four years the agents of that Government wore seeking to borrow noney to defray tho ordinary civil ex- penses of the government of the money changers upon Wall street. She was forced to resert to to expedient of is- suing post- notes drawn upon the future to defray tho ordinary expenses of the governmont. And as tho revenue col- lectod for several years was inadequate to tho expenses of the government and to pay tho interest on the post notes now issues had .to be made to supply the vaccum in tho treasury. I mention...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 21 January 1854

rB. xtssuasaiM!; .Wri.3la HHMAVtRBmIM miiriniinmiiri' iTi n imuiiimwn i-ii www.' iwtliwfjytvur.'M'jiiiwaLitMJ.'aT.iiBi'i.."'livt'jniwnT3l . iiimi' iwuimii m1 jum1;1 tm.t.'umunii miiB'i11"""'"!"' Total amount of losses to the present population of the State for the waiit of railroad transporta tion 769904.0 00 JLoss in eleven years 'Whilo bonds are matur- in $84089440 00 fi'u This calculation is based upon the lire sent productions and population of Tex- as and without allowing any increase in either. Now if we look forward to the end of eleven years Avhen the United States bonds will mature Texas accord- ing to the rates of increase for the last live years will contain a population of over l000000.jr If the increaso in the production of cotton should continue as it has for the last five years the annual amount raised in the Stiitc"will not be less than 1000000 bales. Allowing an average of 4 per bale for transporta- tion it makes 4000000 00 Value ol0D04000 bales- at $40 per bale $40...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 21 January 1854

& J-Vj "WW urn minx T-5SI5 T(ET y It upon tlio taxable property within the li- mits of the corporation : ttmt they intend to build a market house on market square if possible two stories high; the upper story to bo used as a town hall the lower divided into stalls for tho use and conve- nience of persons bringing in things for sale; and a small room' at one end for tho safo keeping of prisoners. If there should be any money on hand after com- pleting this it will be appropiatcd to cleansing the streets. The proceedings of the board will be published from time to time. Tho mass of ordinances now encumber- ing the book will be repealed and a few plain ones substituted. Tho manner in which the money belonging to the corpo- ration Bhall be disbursed will bo laid be- fore tho public by reports of the officers charged with that duty in order to let every person know to what purpose it has been applied. In this matter there will bo the strictest scrutiny as the board re- cognizes its a...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 24 January 1854

z3fts5Tr3H S3W8ES3sSfi5a TRI-WEEKLY STATE TIMES. fl.tUl.Zi. ;iUi.3JEsmy33caa Ayyr5r;usrfra-'crmvT'i-? ..vy CTVyyrTTr n tpjji guj in i i-i pni am im iM-im-i mil i i - j ' 'TTfl " - I n I w . .' 3S VOL. 1. FIFTH liKUISIilTHR DEBATER IN THE SENATIO. F. T. Fff.RVT. Reporter. Concluded from last m.Hc side would his constituents find their groat interests? Of the school fund they would not receive move than $1000 per annum. Fur the want of railroad. 1 they lose more than 2600000 annual ly on tin single article of wheat. U.ow stands the profit and loss ? Mr. President do not understand me as being opposed to the school system I have been one of its wirmost advocates ; I have advocated it before the people and in this Hall. I believe however that its permanency must depend upon die successful establishment of a well regula- ted railroad system. The condition of Williamson is that of not. less than thirty organized counties in the Stale ; and will he the condition of more than ens hun- dred ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 24 January 1854

mmmkSSSSmf 1 Bfe t .J ft I ! fv. 1 A "-?Vi 5"" - t w.t rrvmr iymmy-frylT'TW i L'l" UV"JWJf yTTTTHTycnifrW.JKf?' vn&aca 'ysarreyjrj'raangnaCT upon to show that the legislature cannot invest the school fund without at least si two-thirds vote. It is difficult for the opponents of the measure to agree upon the clause which prohibits the investment. In this uncer- tainty they have eho3on to rely upon two clauses and to make the prohibition do pend upon one as may best suit the fancy of the opponent. The first clause of this section (If-clarcs that "no money shall he drawn from the treasury unless in pur- suance of specific appropriation ." Now I presume no one will contend that mon- ey may not bo drawn from the treasury when it has been specifically appropria- ted without a vote of two-trirds. Surely it will not be pretended that after an amount of money has been appropriated to TiavHhc contingent c menses of the legislature the milage and per diem of tho members or for school purpo...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 24 January 1854

I UpM'" VOW1'? "lllH(j(jl Injiypfl W- -V - ' . aa.TWi1n-im g---ry-aWWjW.m "3TfTtt3t5tT!B!SSBr Af!3V$n!Mto IbVMUthftttaet "W.CCR3B.'EKKJWEMVE siKT-.wswKswtsraciwiTKm: sgiuiffJumwjjij.caiEvaaiivwimCTgiq'g "I 1 i arc the people of each county. This is road or is desirous of investing the fund a crane directly 01 a part 01 mo iiaiionui j in some other way domain lo the people for the cdueationnl If you admit that the land is sufficient tin i i ........ i . " . . purposes. 1 no legislature merely re- then you must admit tho road will In tains ihc supremacy control and power of built; for the land can only 'bo obtained after the road is completed. Then you are forced to admit the sufficiency ot the security. Now one ot the positions as- diroetion; it has no power to repeal the grant and inappropriate the fund. Wore the Treasurer of the State hv vir tue of an net of the legislature to seize sinned 'must be false: cither the land is upon the interest for oilier purposes the J not sufficient...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 24 January 1854

3WWWWWKJIWLUMiJUIIWIIlMIIIIMJ.U."llUmt"U"'i't''Vf'W'M'i.J' "W '"''T Us kS 6. . r V IMNMeMMMMMM Gage Hart Holland .Towers Kyle Lott Martin Newman Scott Taylor .Woathorford Whitakcr and Wren 15. Nays Messrs. Allon Bryan Doanc Durst Gulnn Hill Keenan McAnelly McDadc Millican Paschal Pcdigo Pot- ter Scarborough Sublott and Super- vise 10. .The passage of this bill is beyond doubt. If it receives the approval of the Governor (and there is no good reason why it should not) it will become a law of the land and which will reflect credit on 'the present Legislature. By its pro- visions the per (Horn is increased to live dollars .and mileage to fivo dollars for every jt)Vonty-fivo' miles. '.This so-sion has tjpadc a strike " for public officers generally which is altogether commend- able and which will receive the sanction of a just and enlightened constituency. It is high time in Texas with her onward progress and untold elements of advance- ment in wealth and prosperity that the niggardly a...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 26 January 1854

t t yi i iyjfjUMrVi!.tl!lVI.'JlL.B4ettL'i4VmiJlVJWU iiMg3!Et.czygf.CT..wsL StmiJCamnaacuHVH .i tZtVBVMl!XCVKnB VOL. 1. UFTII LlilllSTiATIIRB. DEBATES IN THE SENATE. " .3. T. tfl-flA'T RiH'tr. Tuksjuy 'Dim. (th. The bill to be entitled An'act to pro- vide for lho construction of the Missis- sippi and 1'acihV railroad being before the Senate upon its second reading. Mr. POTTKR moved to amend by striking out all of the 8lh section after the word "property" in the 4th line and inserting the following: "And the Governor immediately af- ter said contract shall have been entered into shall advertise by publishing thirty days in some newspaper published in the rity of Austin; that hooks for the sub- scription of stock in said company sluill be opened in said city of Austin at the ollice of the Comptroller on the first Monday succeeding the expiration of said thirty days; and on said first Mon- day the Governor shall cause books of subscription for the stock of said com- pany to be opened at...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 26 January 1854

3S5 JJRfSsrr osseB "V w.iiiiiwhiij).ijj mi'f niniwiwmjiijgH.iJwn'ir''iniiiwiJilJH'ur'ifJ'i.iini'iiw"J' ' v 1 mwjy.yi.'u.lS" njiiTr-xwMW'nc7TffrerT.rvwTwry I ) I r - Jr 1 B I V. g&l SSa&G L.! 1 J i j 9 " ss&.jSI.jI" iSm''' 3m1' gentleman from Victoria would support his own amendment if adopted. Mr. STAPP proceeded: I am willing to sot apart two millions of the public money now lying in the United States treasury for the support of schools and purposes of education and L am willing that every dollar shall bo tied up so that no creditor who contrib- utes to withhold the money by refusing to lilo his release may over touch a cent of it. And 1 believe wo can set it iipart it we own it and place it beyond the reach of the creditors to whom Lhavo referred. Wo can pay out of the treasury of the State the interest upon this sumy'tind ap- propriate it to school purposes. Tho gentleman says he wishes to avoid the necessity of taxation. Sir tho State of .Texas has never been overbur...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 26 January 1854

fj "nraizj?cv razzz l . g'-Xa6B!J)!g?!at"r' MtcM RttSW(iS s.'"Mnim'jwfl8jj!mv(vWrt.ea.w f rvit U3 mJiwJlffcr.Jzl.u.uu.vv';..Jlw fitorious measure by argumonts (if argu- rules alt construction by which wo must nienls they may bo called) having refer- be governed in arriving at the intention ot its trainers. Now the first question which arises in my mind is What is Ihe intention of the once entirely to his prognostications of what was to come hereafter. The position of gentlemen who argue thus reminds mo veiy much of the fourth substitute or bill now before the louse? of July orator who in the warmth of his1 Is it to make a fund for the support of eloquence in describing our revolutionary I free common schools or for the benefit of struggle asked What is Great Britain'? ( public schools ? There are two independ- She is the mistress of the ocean! lie ent sections in our constitution providing continued. But suppose you dam up the for the separate systems entirely as 1 Mississippi iind ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 26 January 1854

tifciT ry-T nsotsmtC ftr .. s l f fc .1 R . .AM pw I IS la' '&! KV t i f El " VSaaS Ev pr Bill to incorporate the lied Itivcr and Texas Insuranco company. Hill to provide a summary remedy for sureties. Bill to incorporate the Tyler and Dal- as llailroad Company. Bill to provide for the investigation of land titles in the counties of Kinney Webb Star Hidalgo Cameron Nueces Vesidio and El Paso. Bill to grant 04 sections of land of 040 acres each to the Galveston & .Bra- zos Navigation company ; and Bill for the relief of the colonists1 of Kishor & Miller's Colony. "" Sovcral other bills.'of a local charao- tor wcro4piisscd. i$l!oUSE. Bill for the relief of Leslie Combs reported favorably bill read first time rule suspended bill read 2d time and ordered to bo engrossed. A. bill to authorize the Chief Justice of Galveston county to exercise the juris- diction of Justice of the Peace reported rule suspended ordered to be engros- sed rulo further suspended and bill read 3d tim...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 28 January 1854

tmf ii p i tliw ST -.- JfijH " CKtEJIT. y f ""ffntAw . iwwsarenti.-i'i BSmsSBSkoixMKSSSkSr'ij RI-WEE3CLY STATE TIMES. flJHWUW aujlM'jjngJug iajtiiii.Mjmg.i'WMmj imfTT''V!V3tftMwrw.mrTi.vnCT VM'liiu hhui timmimmun l i -i hi VOL. 1. AUSTIN TEXAS SATURDAY JANUARY 28 1854. NO 33 S FIFTH LKGISLATURB. "debates in the house. W. P. WKE2&S Reporter. Wkdnt.pday Dec. 14 1853. Remarks of -jJr. Wiley continued. amount bo bui vowed except by a vote of two-thirds of both houses of the Legisla- ture.' From a careful reading of the constitution I cannot think its design or its general scope permits the Legislature cither to borrow money to any considera- ble extent or to loan it at all. I do not believe it was contemplated that the State of Texas under this constitution if she should ever accidentally happen to have money in her treasury should dispose of it in any other mode than y appropria- tion by law. That is the only mode by which the Legislature has control of the public funds. Sec. 8 Art...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 28 January 1854

: i M I 4i r i J. I&'Bl - o lS. 5 S.2 Eh i LK m IA-. 6 & h ;i 3i h & I v 3 r Ifc H. If ' " t'l ft' has evor questioned that proposition ? But this bill proposes nothing t)fthokind hut puroly and simply to sot aside a cer- tain amount of money for educational purposes. Ho contends that thoro arc two' kinds of public schools contemplated by tho Constitution in its provisions un- der tho head of education. I join issue 'with him there Mr. Speaker. I contend that there is but one kind of schools 'known to tho Constitution and that is 'frop schools or free public schools. Art. "10 soc. 2 "A general diffusion of know- Ic'dgo being essential to tho preservation of tho rights and huortios ot the people it- shall he tho duty of tho Legislature of this' State to mako suitabloprovisibn for tho support and maintenance of public 'schools. And the next clause says "'Tho Legislature shall as early as prac- 'Viciiblof establish free schools throughout 'tKcT State and shall furnish means...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 28 January 1854

jn.tMwiuimjuiwjiujimwnui ti'TvawtareiniTprWJLBiiwivCTwiHUtafadwtv r"yjrn' j" .'n".T';rl power should bo exercised by Congress unless it is expressly given or results from clear implication; the latter aro con- strued liberally and any power may be -exercised which is not clearly prohibited. The 21st section 1st ar.iclo of our con- stitution declares " T guard against transgressions of the high powers herein delegated we dcch.ro that every thing in this Bill of Rights is excepted out ol" the general powers of government and shall forever remain inviolate and all laws contrary thereto or to the follow- ing provisions shall be vwid." Now as an original or abstract pro- position it is true that the Stale can ex- ercise any power not inconsistent with the constitution of tlu United States; but the convention which framed our State constitution thought proper to except certain things out of the general powers of government and to declare that all laws contrary thereto should bo void. But ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 28 January 1854

I j 'U' tui S?53 i lvf?4 ! F.J i J k f mwmtiM ujiiv iMhi'ph4Mn n i j'M'inwiimwumwwwwwwi Toxas and if it is for tho peoplo's bene- fit wo ask the investiagtion; and I an- swer also that the investigations of the hcadrights of citizens at a great ex- pense' to the Republic was not intended or thought of as a means of bringing money into tho treasury; and if wo wore now to make that the motive it would be showing partialities. If any Senator will produce a better plan I will cheerfully take it in prefer- ence to my own. I am not obstinately Attached to my own views for I mistrust my own judgment very much. The question is shall wo investigate thoso titles ? I hope we will. I ask you to aid mo in tho investigation. Next is tho mannor and I ask yon to correct my errors; but givo a chance for investiga- tion of some kind. There is also a bill before the Senate allowing a party to plead such defects of titlo in the oloven league claimant as tho State has tho exclusive privilege of plead- i...

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