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CHAPTER 6.

[Published January 25, 1861.]

AN ACT to legalize the official acts of David Y. Wethern, as Jus

tice of the Peace in the county of Pierce.

The People of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate

and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. That all the official acts and duties per- Oficial acts formed by David Y. Wethern, as justice of the peace,

legalized. in the town of Diamond Bluff, in the county of Pierce, in this state, prior to the passage of this act, so far as the same are consistent with the general laws of this state, are hereby legalized and declared to be as valid for all purposes, as though the said David Y. Wethern had caused his official bond and oath to be made and filed in conformity with the statutes of this state.

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

Approved, January 25, 1861.

CHAPTER 7.

[Published January 29, 1861.]

AN ACT to extend the time for collecting Taxes for the year 1860,

in the County of Manitowoc.

The People of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate

and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The time for the voluntary payment of Time extended. all taxes, except state taxes, on property in the county of Manitowoc, for the year 1860, levied pursuant to any law of this state, is hereby extended to the third Monday in July next, and it shall not be lawful for any town or village treasurer, in said county, to levy the same by distress and sale prior to said day. SECTION 2. In all cases where the treasurer of

any town or village in said county shall not have made his made return, returns of delinquent taxes, before receiving notice of may recolvo taxthe passage of this act, he shall retain in his hands for collection all delinquent taxes, and may receive such of

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treasurers shall not issue warrant.

Tax warrants may be renewed.

the taxes therein, as shall be paid voluntarily, prior to the third Monday in July next, and receipt the same to the person or corporation making such payment thereof without other or further authority than the original warrant issued to him for the collection of the same.

SECTION 3. In all cases where the treasurer of any return, county town or village in said county, shall before receiving

notice of the passage of this act, have made return to the county treasurer of delinquent taxes for said year 1860, the said county treasurer shall not issue any warrant to the sheriff for the collection of the same till after the fourth Monday in August next.

SECTION 4. If upon the third Monday in July next there shall be remaining in the hands of any town or village treasurer any delinquent and unpaid taxes, it shall be the duty of such officer to present his original warrant to the officer who issued the same for a renewal thereof, and it is hereby made the duty of said officer to renew the same for thirty days from said third Monday in July, by endorsement under his hand, and the said treasurer shall thereupon proceed to enforce col

lection of the same by distress and sale in the manner When return to now provided by existing laws, and shall make return

of such warrant and tax list to the county treasurer on the fourth Monday in August next, in the manner now provided by existing laws.

SECTION 5. The term of office of the treasurer of the towns and villages in Manitowoc county, for the purposes of this act, is hereby extended to the fourth

Monday in August next, but said treasurers shall give given.

a new official bond before the first Tuesday in March next, in double the amount of delinquent taxes retained in their hands.

SECTION 6. Nothing in this act contained shall be construed to authorize any collector to retain in his hands any taxes already collected by him, and every collector is hereby required to pay over to the proper officer in person, such taxes as he may have collected, on the first Monday of every month, until the time shall have elapsed to make his return as herein before provided..

SECTION 7. This act is hereby declared to be in force from and after its passage.

Approved, January 29, 1861.

be made.

Terms of office of treasurers extended.

New bond to be

Treasurers to pay over taxes first of every month.

CHAPTER 8.

[Published January 31, 1861.]

AN ACT to amend Chapter Thirty-Eight, “Acts of a general na

ture," of eightecn hundred and fifty-nine, entitled, Of Agricultural Societies.

The People of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate

and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Section one of chapter thirty-eight, Amendment. "acts of a general nature," of eighteen hundred and fifty-nine, "An act to amend chapter fifty-three of the general laws of eighteen hundred and fifty-eight," is hereby amended by striking out the words “ thirty-first day of December," in the last line of said section, and inserting the “first day of February.”

SECTION 2. The time for depositing the reports of Time extendod the several county agricultural societies of this state, reports. with the secretary of state, and the secretary of the state agricultural society, for the year eighteen hundred and sixty, is hereby extended to the first day of February next, and the secretary of state is hereby requir- Secretary to ed to audit the annual appropriations of all county andit. agricultural societies which shall make their report agreeable to this act.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved January 30, 1861.

CHAPTER 9.

[Published January 31, 1861.]

AN ACT to amend Chapter 287 of the General Laws of 1860, en

titled "An act to provide for laying out a State Road from Chilton, in Calumet County, to Wrightstown, in Brown county."

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The People of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate

and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. Section one (1) of chapter 287 of the Amendment. general laws of 1860, entitled “ An act to provide for laying out a state road from Chilton, in Calumet county, to Wrightstown, in Brown county,” is hereby amended

by striking out the name of “Asaph Green” in the first line of said section, and inserting in lieu thereof the name of “L. B. Wright."

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

Approved January 30, 1861.

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CHAPTER 10.

[Published February 1, 1861.]

AN ACT to amend Chapter 236 of the General Laws of 1860, enti

tled "An act to organize the county of Door for judicial purpos

es."

The People of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate

and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Two terms of court provided

SECTION 1. Section two (2) of chapter 236 of the general laws of 1860, is hereby amended by striking out all of said section after the word "circuit," in the second line, and inserting in lieu thereof the following: And there shall be held two terms of the circuit court, in said county, at the county seat thereof, in each year: one term on the third Monday of February, and one term on the second Monday of July.

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

Approved February 1, 1861.

CHAPTER 11.

[Published February 6, 1861.]

AN ACT to amend Chapter 374 of the General Laws of 1860, enti

tled "An act to authorize the Governor of the State of Wisconsin to seize certain land on Green Island, for the use of the State.”

The People of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate

and Assembly, do enact as follows

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SECTION 1. That section one of said act be and is hereby amended by striking out the words " south west,

and inserting in lieu thereof the words “south east," so that it shall read as follows: “The governor of the state of Wisconsin is hereby authorized and empowered to seize and take possession of, for the use of the state, any land not exceeding two acres, situate on the southeast corner of Green Island, in Green Bay, in this state, for the purpose of ceding jurisdiction thereof to the United States, for the erection and maintenance of a lighthouse thereon." SECTION 2. That the tract of land on Green Island, Land adopted for

site of lightwhich was selected and surveyed on the south-east end of said island, on the 12th day of September, 1860, by the commissioners appointed in pursuance of said act, be and is hereby adopted as the site for a lighthouse on said island ; and the said commissioners shall proceed to ascertain and fix the value thereof, and in all Valne to be fixed respects to carry out the provisions of said act, to which this act is amendatory.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 2, 1861.

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CHAPTER 12.

[Published February 2, 1861.]

AN ACT to extend the time of selling lands for taxes in Douglas

County.

The People of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate

and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1, The sale of lands in the county of Doug- Sale of lande las for the delinquent taxes for the years 1859 and 1860, is hereby postponed until the sale of lands in said county for the delinquent taxes for the year 1861, at which time the county treasurer of said county shall include the delinquent lists for the years 1859, 1860 and 1861, in one advertisement and one sale.

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

I bin Approvod February 2, 1861.

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