Michigan as a state, from the close of the civil war to the end of the nineteenth century, by H. M. Utley

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Publishing society of Michigan, 1906 - Michigan
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Page 193 - Museum, such articles and materials as illustrate the function and administrative faculty of the Government in time of peace and its resources as a war power, tending to demonstrate the nature of our institutions and their adaptation to the wants of the people...
Page 29 - At the general election to be held in the year nineteen hundred twenty-six, in each sixteenth year thereafter and at such other times as may be provided by law, the question of a general revision of the constitution shall be submitted to the electors qualified to vote for members of the legislature.
Page 245 - States presumes — yes, sir, I say presumes — to dictate to the American people and to the two houses of Congress, in violation of the spirit, if not the letter, of the Constitution, that this measure shall not become a law.
Page 53 - The credit of the State shall not be granted to, or in aid of any person, association or corporation.
Page 119 - The old women of the North who have been in the habit of crying out "the Union is in danger" have passed off the stage. They are dead. Their places will never be supplied, but in their stead we have a race of men who are devoted to this Union and devoted to it as Jefferson and the fathers made it and bequeathed it to us. Any aggression upon the constitution has been submitted to by the race who have gone off the stage.
Page 203 - Michigan may be divided, for convenience in discussion, into (a) general exhibits, (6) departmental exhibits, and (e) engineering exhibits. The general exhibits are described in the University Record for June as follows: "The exhibit includes topographical maps of the campus, made from actual surveys by civil engineering students, on which all buildings and natural objects are accurately located; a tolerably complete set of views of all of the buildings, with floor plans of many of them, together...
Page 29 - At the general election to be held in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixtysix, and in each sixteenth year thereafter, and also at such other times as the legislature may by law provide, the question of the general revision of the constitution shall be submitted to the electors qualified to vote for members of the legislature, and in case a majority of the electors so qualified, voting at such election, shall decide in favor of a convention for such purpose, the legislature, at the next session,...
Page 57 - No railroad corporation shall consolidate its stock, property or franchises with any other railroad corporation owning a parallel or competing line; and in no case shall any consolidation take place except upon public notice given, of at least sixty days, to all stockholders, in such manner as may be provided by law.
Page 85 - Half naked creatures made their way into village streets, often bearing the charred remains of their dead with them. Some took refuge in the waters of the lake, wading out until only their heads were above water, but even here they were suffocated by the intense heat, the smoke and the flying cinders. Animals, wild and tame, were destroyed in vast numbers or herded together by the instinct of self-preservation.
Page 340 - The formation of the *' society for the promotion of collegiate and theological education in the west...

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