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Page xlii - ... except in pursuance of an appropriation by law; nor unless such payment be made within two years next after the passage of such appropriation act; and every such law making a new appropriation, or continuing or reviving an appropriation, shall distinctly specify the sum appropriated, and the object to which it is to be applied; and it shall not be sufficient for such law to refer to any other law to fix such sum.
Page 12 - ... the improvement of the schools in his county, and the elevation of the character and qualifications of the teachers thereof; to consult with the teachers and school boards to secure...
Page 14 - No more school houses would be built and schools supported than are needed. 3d. Better buildings would be provided. 4th. A happier selection of teachers for particular schools could be had. 5th. Individual favoritism or nepotism would not be as likely to have control in the selection of teachers.
Page 114 - In contravention of franchise provisions of the city we desire to say that the decision of the Supreme Court of this State in the case of the City of Hilisboro vs.
Page 61 - Cashier, of the above named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
Page 272 - March 22, 1859, in accordance with the provisions of an act passed by the legislature of the State of Michigan entitled "An act to provide for the incorporation of institutions of learning.
Page 25 - Roman], based upon the investigations of Corssen and other eminent philologists, and now employed in its essential features in the universities and leading schools of England, and in Harvard, Cornell, and other institutions of this country, as being proved beyond question a close approximation to the Roman pronunciation in the time of Cicero.
Page xxxi - The Legislature shall not grant nor authorize extra compensation to any public officer, agent or contractor, after the service has been rendered or the contract entered into.
Page 221 - LL.D., announced his intention of resigning the chair of Geology, Zoology and Botany in January, 1873, to accept the office of Chancellor of the Syracuse University. He kindly consented, however, to remain till near the close of the first semester, 'to complete the full course of instruction in Geology. In January, 1873, Moses Coit Tyler, MA, resigned the chair of Rhetoric and English Literature, to engage in editorial work in New York. He had been a member of the Faculty six years, Mr. Wood thirteen...
Page 14 - The overwhelming force of this view of the subject is felt, as we know and appreciate the advantages of the gradation of the schools, as adopted and strictly adhered to in our cities and villages; of improved school accommodations, and more uniformity of management generally. A class of men can be induced to manage the educational affairs of a township that would not be troubled with the affairs of a district one-tenth or one-twelfth of its size. Hence the importance of enlarging the district sufficiently...

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