Message ... to the Legislative assembly (Google eBook)

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Page 26 - The number of Senators and Representatives shall, at the session next following each period of making such enumeration, be fixed by law, and apportioned among the several counties, according to the number of white male inhabitants, above twenty-one years of age, in each...
Page 24 - The General Assembly shall provide by law for a uniform and equal rate of assessment and taxation ; and shall prescribe such regulations as shall secure a just valuation for taxation of all property, both real and personal, excepting such only for municipal, educational, literary, scientific, religious or charitable purposes, as may be specially exempted by law.
Page 7 - An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands, and to grant pre-emption rights, approved September 4, 1841...
Page 7 - State, or out of the fund arising out of the sale of the five hundred thousand acres of land donated to the State of...
Page 22 - ... sense in our attitude towards the cat. It is clear that the cat question is fully as important or even more important in cities than it is in the country, for it is from the cities that so many cats ultimately reach the country. A special opportunity therefore rests in the hands of the urban teacher. During the last session of the Legislature a bill was introduced providing for the licensing of cats. It passed the Senate, but was never reported out of committee in the Assembly. It is undoubtedly...
Page 20 - ... not only from all parts of the United States, but from foreign universities as well.
Page 7 - Canal and Locks Co., or its assigns, out of the fund arising from the five per centum of the net proceeds of the sales of the public lands of this State, and the fund arising...
Page 18 - ... act, shall not be held to include iron or coal. SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That whenever said railroad company shall have ten consecutive miles of any portion of said railroad ready for the service contemplated, the Pacific railroad commissioners shall examine the same ; and if it shall appear that ten miles of said road have been completed in a good and substantial manner, and in all respects as required by this act, the commissioners shall so report to the President of the United States,...
Page 12 - It is confidently believed that with the experience of the past year, and with added facilities for the raising of supplies upon the asylum farm, the cost of the management of the institution will be still further largely reduced in the future. This reduction of expenses has not been at the expense of the comfort of the patients. The asylum building was modeled upon the best plans and could scarcely be improved upon, and in the matter of food, clothing and medical attendance the condition of the...
Page 26 - ... in his report, recommends the appointment of an Attorney General, " who should have charge of and be responsible for the administration of the criminal law." On this subject I also ask your attention to the advice of Ex-Governor Horace Fairbanks, found in his message to the General Assembly in 1876. Questions of law are constantly arising in the administration of State affairs on which the advice of an able law officer is required, and should the office be created, I am confident that many duties...

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