Centralizing Tendencies in the Administration of Indiana, Issue 17

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Columbia University Press, 1903 - Decentralization in government - 336 pages

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Page 133 - It shall be the duty of the General assembly, as soon as circumstances will permit, to provide, by law, for a general system of education, ascending in a regular gradation, from township schools to a state university, wherein tuition shall be gratis, and equally open to all.
Page 19 - The Governor and Judges, or a majority of them, shall adopt and publish in the district, such laws of the original States, criminal and civil, as may be necessary and best suited to the circumstances of the district...
Page 19 - Previous to the organization of the general assembly the governor shall appoint such magistrates, and other civil officers, in each county or township, as he shall find necessary for the preservation of the peace and good order in the same.
Page 237 - The Board may refuse to grant a certificate to any person guilty of felony or gross immorality or addicted to the liquor or drug habit to such a degree as to render him unfit to practice medicine or surgery, and may, after notice and hearing, revoke a certificate for like cause.
Page 221 - They shall especially study the vital statistics of this State, and endeavor to make intelligent and profitable use of the collected records of deaths and of sickness among the people ; they shall make sanitary investigations and inquiries respecting the causes of disease, and especially of epidemics ; the causes of mortality, and the effects of localities, employments, conditions, ingesta, habits, and circumstances on the health of the people.
Page 18 - There shall be reserved the lot No. 16, of every township, for the maintenance of public schools, within the said township...
Page 133 - Knowledge and learning, generally diffused throughout a community, being essential to the preservation of a free government, it shall be the duty of the General Assembly to encourage, by all suitable means, moral, intellectual, scientific and agricultural improvement, and to provide, by law, for a general and uniform system of Common Schools, wherein tuition shall be without charge, and equally open to all.
Page 288 - The movable property belonging to a railroad company shall be held to be personal property, and denominated, for the purpose of taxation, "rolling stock.
Page 119 - Institute at least once each school year; visit schools; conduct teachers' institutes; determine controversies arising under the school law, but, except on local questions, appeal may be taken to State superintendent; carry out the orders and Instructions of the State board of education and the State superintendent.
Page 305 - Amendment, broad and comprehensive as it is, nor any other amendment was designed to interfere with the power of the state, sometimes termed its "police power," to prescribe regulations to promote the health, peace, morals, education, and good order of the people, and to legislate BO as to increase the industries of the state, develop its resources and add to its wealth and prosperity.

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