Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of the Interior for the Year ... with Accompanying Papers, Volumen1
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1895
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Página 246 - A school or schools shall be established in each county by the legislature for the convenient instruction of youth, with such salaries to the masters paid by the public, as may enable them to instruct youth at low prices: and all useful learning shall be duly encouraged and promoted in one or more universities.
Página 178 - ... if I had to live my life again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week ; for perhaps the parts of my brain now atrophied would thus have been kept active through use. The loss of these tastes is a loss of happiness, and may possibly be injurious to the intellect, and more probably to the moral character, by enfeebling the emotional part of our nature.
Página 178 - My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts ; but why this should have caused the atrophy of that part of the brain alone on which the higher tastes depend, I cannot conceive.
Página 315 - Knowledge and learning generally diffused through a community being essential to the preservation of a free government, and spreading the opportunities and advantages of education through the various parts of the country being highly conducive to promote this end. it shall be the duty...
Página 202 - India during the second half of the eighteenth and the first half of the nineteenth century.
Página 245 - The fund for the support of free schools, and all money, stock, and other property, which may hereafter be appropriated for that purpose, or received into the treasury under the provision of any law heretofore passed to augment the said fund, shall be securely invested, and remain a perpetual fund ; and the income thereof, except so much as it may be judged expedient to apply to an increase of the capital, shall be annually appropriated to the support of public...
Página 318 - AD 1841; and all estates of deceased persons who may have died without leaving a will, or heir, and also such per cent, as may be granted by Congress on the sale of lands in this State, shall be and remain a perpetual fund, the interest of which, together with all the rents of the unsold lands, and such other means as the Legislature may provide, shall be • inviolably appropriated to the support of Common Schools throughout the State.
Página 528 - ... and may receive, hold, and manage, any devise, bequest, or donation for the establishment, increase, or maintenance of a public library within the same.
Página 561 - They shall have the exclusive control of the expenditure of all moneys collected to the credit of the library fund...
Página 534 - ... trustees for one year, onethird for two years and one-third for three years, and thereafter onethird the number annually for the term of three years. No person shall be ineligible to serve upon said board of trustees by reason of sex. Such board of trustees shall be elected by ballot, and shall organize annually by the choice of a chairman and secretary from their own number...