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AN ACT

To amend “ An act to incorporate the village of

Madison.”

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin: Section 1. There shall be no tax levied in the village of Notax lovied,

or debt oudMadison by the trustees thereof, until the year 1919, except traoted. for the payment of debts already contracted, or for the purpose of building sidewalks, according to the provisions of said act, in said village; nor shall any debt be contracted by said corporation, nor any ossicer thereof receive any compensation for his services previous to that time, except such fees as may be allowed by law or by the ordinances of said corporation, Sec. 2. The publication of all bye-laws, ordinances, or Price for pub

Jishing corpo notices, until the year 1819, may be made in the manner pro-ration laws vided in the seventeenth section of the act to which this is amendatory, in cases provided where no newspaper shall be printed in said village, or when the publishers shall refuse to advertise for the price fixed by said act.

Sec. 3. In the redemption of lands sold for the non-pay. In relation 1 ment of taxes, the treasurer shall include in one certificate of redemption of

lands sok for redemption as many lots or tracts of land sold as the person taxes. redeeming shall require, and may charge therefor twenty-five cents for the first tract, and five cents for each additional tract, and no more. The forty-second section of the act hereby amended is hereby repealed. Sec. 4. If in the erection or construction of the dam and Damage ro

Jand in 00sdanal authorized in said act, the trustees of said village, or

strnction as any person claiming under them by virtue of any lease for dam how

paid. the construction and improvement of the same, shall do in. jury by flowing or entering upon the lands of any person or persons, the damages sustained by such person or persons

shall be ascertained, assessed, and paid in the manner provided for by an act entitled “An act in relation to mills and

mill dams," approved January 13, 1840. water in

Sec. 5. It shall not be lawful for any person or persons 10 Third Lake raise the Third Lake by daming the outlet thereof, or in any not to be rais. ed so as to in- any other manner to interfere with or injure the water power joro water

contemplated by the provisions of the said act to which this power.

is amendatory.

Sec. 6. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council.
APPROVED, February 11, 1817.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To amend an act entitled “ An act to regulate

taverns and groceries."

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives

of the Territory of Wisconsin: Reparate bal.

Section 1. That it shall be the duty of the board of suhot boxes to be provided. pervisors in the several towns, and of the judges of elections

in the several precincts, on the first Tuesday in April next, and thereafter at the times provided by law for the election of precinct and town officers, on each year, to cause to be provided a separate box in which shall be deposited the bal. lots for or against license.

Sec. 2. That the electors of the several towns and pre

cincts authorized by law to vote for town or precinct officers, To vota far may at the said elections vote for or against granting license licences. to sell or retail spirituous or vinous liquors and wines, by presenting to the judges of said elections ballots upon which shall be written or printed "For License,” or “Against License,” which ballots shall be canvassed in the same manner as the ballots for officers of said towns are by law required to be canvassed, and in those counties under county government certified and returned to the clerks of the boards of county commissioners in the same manner and under the same penalties and restrictions that votes for county officers are required to be certified and returned. Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of the clerks of the boards of How votos

returned. county commissioners of the several counties under the county government, and the judges of the elections of the several towns, to canvass said votes in the same manner as is provided by law for county or town officers; and if it shall appear that a majority of all the votes cast in said town in the towns under the town government, or in the counties under the county government, are “For License,” then licenses shall be granted in said town or county as now provided by law. But if it shall appear that the majority of all the votes cast as aforesaid are “ Against License,” then no licenses shall be granted within the town or county having such last named majority, for the year next ensuing, or until a major. ity of the votes (voters) in said town or county shall by their votes authorize the granting of licenses as herein provided. Sec. 4. All licenses for the sale of liquors and wines as Time when

licences ex aforesaid, hereafter granted, shall expire within six days piro. after the time appointed for holding the next election, at which the voting herein provided for may be taken; and where said licenses may be granted for part or parts of a year, the price paid therefor shall be in proportion to the price for license for the whole year. Sec. 5. All the provisions of this act shall apply as well Law to apply

to incorporato incorporated towns and cities, when said towns and cities

ted towns god have the sole right of granting licenses for the sale of spirit-cities. uous or vinous liquors, as to counties under county govern.

ment; and the result of the votes in cities and towns where
the same may apply, shall be certified from the several wards
or election districts to the clerk of the corporation, and be
canvassed in the same manner as the votes for presiding
officers of said corporation are by law required to be can
vassed.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council.
Approved, February 11, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To provide for the payment of the interest on

certain liquidated bonds therein named.

Incarest to be paid.

To Edward Elkerkin.

Be it enacted by the Corencil and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:

Section 1. There shall be paid out of the territorial treasury the following named sums of money in full for interest which has accrued on territorial bonds surrendered upon pay. ment of the principal thereof, to wit:

To Edward Elderkin, the sum of fifty-three dollars and seventy-five cents, on bond issued to him 19th February, 1941, for the sum of three hundred dollars :

To James Morrison, the sum of twenty-one dollars and sixty-four cents, 'on bond No. 86, issued to William C. Bostwick for the sum of fifty dollars, dated March 16th, 1841; and also the sum of fifty-four dollars and forty-four cents for in

James Mor. rison.

terest on the following bonds dated 23 February, 1841, and surrendered November 13th, 1842, viz: Bond No. 6, issued 1o Lurenzo Janes, for one hundred and twenty-five dollars ; hond No. 32, issued to John H. Rountree, for sixty dollars; bond No. 71, issued to James Morrison, for sixty-six dollars and seventy cents; bond No. 9, issued to C. C. P. Arndt, for one hundred and twenty-five dollars ; bond No. 5, issued to Mason C. Darling, for sixty dollars ; bond No. 37, issued to David Finley, for the sum of one hundred and seventy dollars; bond No. 10, issued to James R. Vineyard, for fifty-five doilars and eighty-eight cents; bond No. 8, issued to David Newland, for frfty dollars, and bond No. 7, issued to Albert G. Eilis, for forty-eight dollars: To Francis J. Dunn, the sum of twenty-one dollars and Francis J.

Dunn. eighty-six cents, interest due on three bonds surrendered, viz: One to Welsh and Plowman, dated February 19th, 1841; one to Washington Philo, of same date, and one to John H. Rountree, of same date: To Morgan L. Martin, the sum of fourteen dollars and Morgan L.

Mariin. seventeen cents on bond No. 18, issued February 19th, 1811, to Daniel M. Whitney:

To Reuben H. Deming, the sum of thirty-two dollars and Reuben H. twenty-five cents, on bond [bonds] issued February 19th,

Deming. 1811; one to said Deming for the sum of one hundred dollars, and the other to George Batchelder for the sum of one hundred and twenty dollars :

To J. J. Ulman, the sum of ten dollars and eighty cenis, J. J. Ulman. on Lond issued February 19th, 1911, to Francis McRublee, for the sum of fifty dollars: To larrison Luddington, the sum of thirty-one dollars.and Harrison

. fifty cents, on bond issued February 19th, 1811, 10 J. Brazle. Luddington. ton, for the sum of two hundred and twenty-five dollars: To Alexander Mitchell, the sum of eighty-four dollars and Alexander

Mitchell seventy-three cents, on bond No. 11, issued to Moses M. Strong, for the sum of one hundred and twelve dollars and six cents, and on bond No. 29, issued to Horatio N. Wells, for the sum of eighty-two dollars and ninety-two cents, both bearing date 19th February, 1841:

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