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CHAPTER 13.

[Published. February 7, 1861.]

AN ACT to amend Section 94 of Chapter 13 of the Revised Stat

utes, entitled “ of Counties and County Officers."

The People of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate

and Assembly, do enact as follows :

Amendment.

SECTION 1. Section ninety-four of chapter thirteen of the revised statutes of the state of Wisconsin, is hereby amended by striking out the word “two” in the third line of said section and inserting the word “three."

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

Approved February 6, 1861.

CHAPTER 14.

[Published · February 7, 1861.]

AN ACT to authorize the Aldermen and Councilors of the first

and seventh wards in the city of Milwaukee, to convey certain Real Estate to the said city.

The People of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate

and Assembly, do enact as follows:

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SECTION 1. The aldermen and councilors of the first and seventh wards in the city of Milwaukee, and state of Wisconsin, for the time being, are hereby authorized, empowered and directed to convey by deed of bargain and sale, in due form of law, to the city of Milwaukee aforesaid, for such consideration as may have been, or shall be agreed upon, all the right, title and interest which the said first and seventh wards have in and to lots numbered five and six, in block number fifty-five, as laid out on the map of said city of Milwaukee, published by Increase A. Lapham, in the year eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, and being what has heretofore been known and called the market house " property,

66 situate in the seventh ward aforesaid, together with all the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining.

Description of land oonveyed.

SECTION 2

A conveyance of the property described Conveyance in the first section of this act, when duly executed, acknowledged and delivered, shall vest all the right, title and interest of the said first and seventh wards in and to said lots of land, and the building standing thereon, in the city of Milwaukee aforesaid ; and it is hereby made the duty of the common council of said city of Milwaukee to cause the deed of said premises to be duly recorded in the office of the register of deeds in Milwaukee county, state of Wisconsin.

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

Approved February 6, 1861.

CHAPTER 15.

[Published February 9, 1861.]

AN ACT to legalize the Assessment Roll of the Town of Dayton,

Waupacca county, Wisconsin, for the year 1860.

The People of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate

and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. That the assessment roll of the town of Assessmen roll

legalized. Dayton, Waupacca county, state of Wisconsin, for the year 1860, as made out by the clerk of the board of supervisors of said county, and corrected by the town clerk of said town of Dayton, is hereby legalized and declared to be valid.

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

Approved February 8, 1861.

CHAPTER 16.

[Published February 13, 1861.]

AN ACT to authorize the members and certain officers of the Le

gislature to take newspapers at the expense of the state, and providing for the payment therefor.

The People of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senato

and Assembly, do enact as follows :

Who may take papers.

each.

List of papers to be left with secretary of state.

Accounts-how to be verified.

SECTION 1. Members of the legislature, the lieutenant-governor, the chief clerk and sergeant-at-arms of the senate, and the chief clerk and sergeant-at-arms of the assembly, are hereby authorized, during each session

of the legislature, to take such newspapers as each may Limit of cost to choose, at the expense of the state, at a cost not to ex

ceed twenty dollars to each member and officer named, for the session.

SECTION 2. Members of the legislature and the officers named in the preceding section, shall each leave with the secretary of state a list of such papers as he

may desire to have ordered in his behalf; and it is Duty of secretary made the duty of the secretary of state to order the pa

pers named in such lists, to be sent to the members or officers desiring the same, to the amount named in the first section.

SECTION 3. All accounts for newspapers furnished to members and officers of the legislature, as in this act provided, verified by the afidavit of the claimant, that the newspapers were actually furnished by such claimant to the members and officers (naming them individually) upon the order of the secretary of state, shall be audited and allowed so far as they are found to correspond with the orders so as aforesaid made by the secretary of state, and his warrant shall be drawn upon the treasury for the payment thereof: provided, that the rate for auditing bills for papers shall be in accordance with the published rates per annum of such papers for the time they are taken by the members or

officers of the legislature. Appropriation. SECTION 4. There is hereby appropriated out of

any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, a sum sufficient to pay all warrants drawn upon the treasury, pursuant to the provisions of this act.

SECTION 5. The secretary of state is hereby directed, upon the passage and publication of this act, to

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Act to be sent by secretary of state to whom,

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forthwith transmit a copy of the same to each of the newspaper offices in this state, and to the news dealers in Madison, which shall be deemed notice to each and every publisher and to such news dealers, that the state will not hold itself liable for any papers furnished to members and officers of the legislature, except the same are ordered by the secretary of state : provided, that the orders issued by the chief clerk of the assembly of 1861, pursuant to a resolution thereof, shall be deemed, for the purposes of this act, to have been ordered by the secretary of state in conformity with this act.

SECTION 6. This act shall be published immediately upon its passage, and shall take effect immediately upon its publication.

Approved February 12, 1861.

CHAPTER 17.

[Published February 13, 1861.]

AN ACT to amend chapter three hundred and forty-two [143] of the

Laws of 1860, entitled "An act to amend section eleven of chapter 188 of the Revised Statutes, entitled of the State Prison.”

The People of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate

and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Section one of chapter three hundred Chapter amendand forty two, [343] of the laws of 1860, entitled “ An act to amend section eleven of chapter 188 of the revised statutes, entitled of state prison," is hereby amended by adding thereto as follows: And it is hereby further provided, that whenever any officer as above set forth, shall convey any person or persons, duly sentenced Certificate for thereto, to the state reform school, such officer shall sons to reform be entitled to receive from the superintendent thereof, the same certificates as he would for delivering a convict to the state prison, and file them in the same manner, and that his account shall be audited and paid in the same manner as for prisoners delivered to the state prison : provided, that the amount to be received there- Amount to be for shall not exceed the sum of twenty-five cents per mile for the first person, and fifteen cents per mile

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conveying per

paid.

for each additional person so conveyed, which shall be in full for all expenses.

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

Approved February 12, 1861.

CHAPTER 18.

[Published February 13, 1861.]

AN ACT to change the time of holding Courts in the county of

Waupacca, in the Seventh Judicial Circuit.

Courts-when held.

Process-when returnable.

The People of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate

and Assembly, do enact us follows:

SECTION 1. That hereafter the general terms of the circuit court in and for the county of Waupacca, in the seventh judicial circuit of this state, shall be held on the second Monday in May and second Monday in November of each year.

SECTION 2. All writs, summons, process, indictments, recognizances, notices, motions, orders, and all other proceedings made returnable to the terms now fixed by law, shall be returnable to the terms herein provided; and all adjournments, appearances, continuances, motions, notices of any proceedings whatever in the circuit court of said county, made or taken to any term, of date subsequent to the date when this act shall take effect, shall be held and taken for the time herein provided for holding the terms of said court.

SECTION 3. All acts and parts of acts conflicting with the provisions of this act, are hereby repealed.

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

Approved February 12, 1861.

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