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Defining duty of mayor and

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SECTION 5. In case a majority of the votes cast at common coun- any such election sball be in favor of taking such

stock in the manner proposed, it shall be the duty of the mayor and common council of said city to sub. scribe to the stock of said company, and to issue the bonds of said city, which bonds shall be signed by the mayor and city clerk to the amount and in the manner specified in such notice, and no other; provided, that sich bonds shall not be delivered to said boom company until the certificates of the stock of said company to the amount and in the manner agreed upon, shall be deposited with the city clerk and accepted by said city

council. Who may yote the stock. - SECTION 6. In case the said city shall become sub

scribers to the stock of said company, as bereintofore [hereinbefore) provided, they shall be entitled to vote upon the same and to control and dispose tbereof in the same manner as other stockholders, and receive any and all benefits that may arise therefrom.

SECTION 7. This act to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 9, 1874 .

CHAPTER 16.

[Published February 10, 1874.]

AN ACT to repeal chapter 398 of the private and local laws of

1866, entitled “ an act to authorize Frank Provonsal to keep and maintain a ferry across the Wisconsin river.”

Repealing ch. 398 P. & L. 1866.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate

and assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. Chapter three hundred and ninety-eight of the private and local laws of 1866, entitled "an act to authorize Frank Provonsal to keep and maintai i a ferry across the Wisconsin river," is hereby repealed.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

Approved February 9, 1874

CHAPTER 17.

[Published February 10, 1874.] AN ACT to amend section one of chapter 100, of the general

laws of 1867, relating to the lien law, extending the provisions

of said law to Outagamie county. The people of the state oj Wisconsin, represented in senate

and assembly, do enact as follows:

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SECTION 1. Section one of cbapier 100, of the gen- Extending pro eral laws of 1867, entitled an act to amend section one laws to Outa

. of chapter 66 of the general lawy of. 1866, entitled an gamie county. act to amend chapter 517, general laws of 1865, entitled an act to amend section one of chapter 154 of the general laws of 1862, entitled an act providing for a lien for labor and services upon logs and lunber in certain counties, is hereby amended, by inserting the word “Outagamie" after the word “Oconto," so as to read as follows: Section 1. Any person or corporalio, that shall furnish any supplies, or that may do or perform any labor or services in cutting, falling, baul. ing, driving, running, rafting, booming, cribbing or towing any logs or timber in the counties of Pierce, St. Croix, Polk, Dallas, Burnett, Douglas, La Pointe, Ashland, Jackson, Clark, La Crosse, Marathon, Portage, Wood, Manitowoc, Shawano, Door, Kewannee, Oconto, Outagamie and Brown, in this state, shall have a lien thereon for the amount due for such supplies, labor or services, and the same sball take precedence of all other claims thereon. The provisions of this act To what provis: shall apply to all such labor or services that may have sons of this act

hall been done prior to the passage of this act as far as the provisions of this act can be made applicable thereto, and the person, company or corporation that may have done or performed the same, can comply with the provisions of this act.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

Approved February 9, 1866.

CHAPTER 18.

[Published February 10, 1874.]

AN ACT to authorize the city of Janesville to build a school

house in the Fourth ward of said city, and to issue the bonds of said city therefor.

money for

and site.

How title to be taken.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate

and assembly, do enact as follows: Common coun- SECTION 1. The common council of the city of cil may raise and appropriate Janesville, upon the written recommendation of the school house, board of educatior. of said city, is hereby authorized

and empowered by an affirmative vote of a majority of its members, to raise and appropriate money to erect a school house (and if necessary to purchase a site therefor) in the Fourth ward of said city, and to levy and collect according to law, upon the taxable property of said city, at such time or times as said com. mon council shall deem best, such sum or sums of money as shall be necessary for that object.

SECTION 2. The board of education of said city of Janesville is hereby authorized and required, whenever said council shall appropriate money for the purpose named in the first section of this act, to purchase à site and take the title thereto in the corporate naine of the city of Janesville, and by contract or otherwise

erect a suitable school house and furnish tbe same for Money, how the use of said fourth ward; and the moneys raised for dispused of

that purpose shall be deposited with the treasurer of said city, and be drawn and disbursed by the board of education in the same manner as now provided in section nine (9), chapter (8) of chapter 474 of the local

laws of the state of Wisconsin for ihe year A. D. 1866. May borrow SECTION 3. In case the common council of said Issue bonds to city shall deem it expedient and best, the said city of amount $12,000. Janesville is hereby authorized and empowered by a

vote of a majority of all the members of said council to borrow money and issue city bonds therefor, with interest coupons attached in the usual form, signed by the mayor and countersigned by the clerk of said city of Janesville, and denominated “school bonds," not exceeding five hundred dollars each, nor in the aggregate exceeding the sum of twelve thousand dollars, and bearing interest not exceeding ten per cent per annum, and payable annually, the principal payable within twenty years from the date of said bonds, at such time and place as said council shall direct, and

money and

the faith of said city is hereby pledged for the pay. meot of said bonds, principal and interest, and the proceeds of the issue of said bonds shall be deposited with the treasurer of said city, to be drawn and disbursed by the board of education for the purposes, and in the manner indicated by the second section of this act.

SECTION 4. This act sball take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

Approved February 9, 1874.

CHAPTER 19.

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[Published February 12, 1874.] AN ACT zelating to practice in civil actions. The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate

and assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. If in any cause tried or to be tried before concerning, a referee, the prevailing party fail to move to confirm trials by rere. said referee's report therein within one year after the dreing reports same is filed, the action shall, on motion of the defendant, be dismissed: provided, however, that two terms of said court sball in all cases be held between the filing of such report and the dismissal of such action, one of which shall be six months subsequent to the passage of this act.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

Approved February 10, 1874.

thereof.

CHAPTER 20.

[Published February 11, 1874.] AN ACT to legalize the acts of Edwin Shumway, a justice of

the peace in the town of Springdale, Dane county, Wisconsin, relating to destruction of wolf scalps.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate

and assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The acts performed by Edwin Shum- Edwin Shrom

waywolf scalp way, a justice of the peace in the town of Springdale, certificates

Dane county, Wisconsin, on the 12th day of May, A. D. 1873, in destroying five (5) wolf scalps with the ears entire, presented to him by Seiver Anderson, and also destroying three (3) wolf scalps with the ears entire, presented to him by Halvor Throndson, of the town, county and state aforesaid, and the issuing of a certifiCate that the said wolf scalps with the ears entire had been by him destroyed by burning the same, are hereby legalized and declared to be as valid 10 all intents and purposes as though the said scalps with ears entire had been destroyed by the clerk of the board of su. pervisors of Dane county, Wisconsin. And the certificate issued by Edwin Shumway, justice of the peace, to the facts that he had destroyed said scalps with the ears entire, are bereby legalized and declared to be as valid to all intents and purposes, as though said certificate had been issued by the clerk of the board of supervisors of the county of Dane, Wisconsin.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publica-ion.

Approved February 10, 1874.

CHAPTER 21.

[Published February 11, 1874.]

AN ACT to authorize the city of Boscobel to issue additional

bonds.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate

and assembly, do enact as follows: Legalizing an SECTION 1. Tbat the election held in the city of authorizing city Boscobel on the 8th day of September, 1873, for the borrow $5,000. purpose of authorizing the said city to borrow an ad

tional sum of five thousand dollars, and issue bonds for the payment thereof, to enable the said city to carry out the purposes mentioned in an act entitled " an act to authorize the city of Boscobel to construct a toll bridge across the Wisconsin river,” approved March 8th, 1873, is hereby in all respects legalized.

SECTION 2. The city of Boscobel is hereby authorized to borrow money to the amount of the said five thousand dollars, and to issue bonds of said city for the payment of the same; said bonds to be issued, degotiated and paid, both as to principal and interest, in

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