History of Posey County, Indiana

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Standard Publishing Company, 1913 - Posey County (Ind.) - 401 pages
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Page 96 - And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul, neither said any of them, that aught of the things which he possessed was his own, but they had all things common.
Page 330 - Rite, and of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 31 - You call us your children/ said an old chief to me, ' why do you not make us as happy as our fathers, the French, did ? They never took from us our lands ; indeed, they were in common between us. They planted where they pleased, and they cut wood where they pleased, and so did we; but now, if a poor Indian attempts to take a little bark from a tree to cover him from the rain, up comes a white man and threatens to shoot him, claiming the tree as his own.
Page 27 - An act for suppressing and prohibiting every species of gaming for money or other property and for making void contracts and payments made in consequence thereof; and for restraining the disorderly practice of discharging arms at certain hours and places.
Page 148 - Smith, then and there being found, feloniously did steal, take and carry away against the peace of our said lady the Queen, her crown and dignity, and against the form of the statute in such case made and provided.
Page 104 - My intention now is to form such arrangements on the estate of Harmony as will enable those who desire to promote the practice of the Social System to live in separate families on the individual system, and yet to unite their general labour, or to exchange labour for labour on the most beneficial terms for all, or to do both or neither as their feelings and apparent interest may influence them.
Page 126 - Assembly provided, inter alia, that "the voters of any township shall have power, at any general or special meeting, to vote a tax for the purpose of building or repairing school houses, and purchasing sites therefor, providing fuel, furniture, maps, apparatus, libraries or increase thereof, or to discharge debts incurred therefor, and for continuing their schools after the public funds shall have been expended, to any amount not exceeding annually 50 cents on each $100 of property, and 50 cents...
Page 96 - And God said: Let us make man in our own image, after our own likeness...
Page 234 - ... result of the application of definite subjective forces and the controlling of objective agencies in such a way as to achieve desired ends.
Page 307 - In politics he is a Democrat. He is a member of the Knights of Pythias, the Modern Woodmen of America and the Royal Neighbors.

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