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the general order of the president, on demand, at any time after the expiration of ten days from the time of declaring such dividends.
Sec. 8. One-fourth of every subscription to the stock of Stock whea said company shall be paid at the time of subscribing there to be paid. for, and the balance at such time and in such proportion as the president and directors may determine ; and if after twenty days personal notice, or forty days notice published in any two or more newspapers, one of said newspapers shall be published at the seat of government of this territory, and the other at Green Bay, of the time appointed for the payment of any proportion or instalment of the capital stock of said company, any stockholder shall neglect to pay such proportion or instalment, every such stockholder, or his assignee, shall, in addition to the instalment so called for, forfeit and pay one per cent, per month for the delay of such payment; and, if the payment of the same shail be delayed until the penalty Stook for.
feited. shall be equal to the amount paid on account of such share or shares, the same shall be forfeited to the company, and the treasurer may, by order of the president and directors, sell the same for such price as can be obtained therefor; or the president and directors may, at their election, cause suits to be brought in any court having competent jurisdiction, for the recovery of such instalment, with the penalty aforesaid and co:ts of suit; and no stockholder shall be entitled to vote at any meeting of said company, on whose share or shares any instalment or arrearages shall have been due and payable more than twenty days prior to such meeting.
Sec. 9. If said company shall misuse or abuse any of What power the priyileges hereby granted, the legislature may resume all reserved to
legislature. and singular, the rights and privileges hereby granted to said company, and may establish rules and regulations for the government of said company, in relation to the use of its privileges; and the said company shall annually report to Annual report the legislature of Wisconsin the amount of capital stock in- legislature. vested, the amount of tolls received by said company, which
report shall be signed and sworn to by the president of said
MASON C. DARLING,
President of the Council. APPROVED January 29, 1847.
To authorize Eliphalet S. Miner and Henry Clin
ton to improve the navigation of Grand Rapids, in the Wisconsin river.
Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives
of the Territory of Wisconsin: Certain dams
Section 1. That Eliphalet S. Miner and Henry Clinton, so be erected. their heirs and assigns, shall have and hereby are granted the
power and the right to erect and maintain the following dams, to wit: a dam across the main channel of the Wisconsin river, at “Grand Rapids,” beginning at or near the lower end of Hunter's island; the same being in the northwest quarter of section six, town twenty-two, north of range six, east of the fourth principal meridian, and running diagonally across the main channel to the upper end of the island on which now rests “ Clinton's wing dam :" Also, a dam with a slide, across the channel below where Clinton's main dam now stands; the slide to be at least sixty feet long and forty feet wide: Also, a dam from the foot of the island on which “Kline's dam” rests, to the head of an island near the foot
of the rapids : Also, a dam from the foot of the last mentioned island to the east main shore of said river: And the said persons so authorized to erect and maintain said dams shall keep up and maintain a good and sufficient slide in the dam crossing the main channel of said river.
Sec. 2. The said Eliphalet S. Miner and Henry Clinton, Rates of toll their heirs or assigns, are hereby authorized and empowered ing said dans to dernand, receive, sue for, and recover, of any person or persons floating rafts of lumber or timber, or any kind of flat boats, scows or any other water craft over and through said dams and slides, the following rates of toll, to wit: for each and every thousand feet of sawed lumber, ten cents; for every thousand feet of logs, square or hewn timber, the sum of six cents per thousand feet, to be computed by board measure; for each and every thousand shingles, carried on boats or rasts, or otherwise, the sum of three cents; and any person or persons having charge of any such property as owner, consignee, or navigator, shall be liable to pay the toll thereon; and any property so run over and through said dam and slides shall be liable for the payment of the same. Sec. 3. In case of the refusał of any person or persons Concerning
the collection liable to pay toll, who are or may be liable so to pay under
of tolls. the provisions of the second section of this act, the persons by this act authorized so to do, may sue for and collect the same, either by attachment of the property so run over said dams, or by an action of assumpsit against any person so liable; and in any cuit brought to recover for such toll, the first pro
be by warrant, if the party suing, so elect. Sec. 4. The persons hereby authorized to erect the said Dams to bo dams and slides shall keep the same in good repair at all
kept in ropass . times after their completion, and shall be liable for all damages growing out of any unreasonable neglect to do so, to any person or persons running property over or through the
Sec. 5. Said dams and slides shall be commenced within six months after the passage of this act, and shall be completed within two years from its passage. Sec. 6. The said Eliphalet S. Miner and Henry Clinton, Slide and
shuto to be their heirs and assigns, shall keep up and maintain a suffi- maintained
cient shute and slide in the dam where it crosses the main channel of the river; and nothing in this act shall be so construed as to prevent persons from running lumber or any other property in the old channel and through the slide mentioned in this section, free of toll or charge; and the parties herein named shall be liable for all damages growing out of their neglect to keep and maintain such shute and slide, as specified in section six.
Sec. 7. Any future legislature of Wisconsin shall have power to alter or repeal this act.
President of the Council.
To authorize William Jones to build and main
tain a dam on Sugar river, in Green county.
Dam where built.
Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatides of the Territory of Wisconsin :
Section 1. That William Jones, his successors and assigns, be, and they are hereby authorized to build and maintain a dam across the Sugar river, upon the southeast quarter of section fifteen, of town two, north of range nine east, in the county of Green, for the purpose of propelling any machinery usually propelled by water: Provided, that said William Jones, his successors or assigns, shall before the com
mencement of said work, be the lawful owners of the land upon which said dam and its appurtenances are situated.
Sec. 2. The said dam and the owners thereof shall be subject to all the provisions of the act of the legislative assembly entitled "An act in relation to mills and mill dams," approved January 13, 1840.
Sec. 3. Any future legislature of this territory, or of the future state of Wisconsin, may alter, amend or repeal this act.
President of the Council.
To divide the towns of Grand Kaukalin and
Depere, and organize the town of Lawrence, in the county of Brown.
Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatines of the Territory of Wisconsin: Section 1. That ail that part of the town of Grand Kau. Town of
Lawrenoo. kalin comprising township twenty-two, in range nineteen, and the “Williams Grane" of land so called, and all that part of the town of Depere comprising township number twenty-two, in range number twenty, and township number twen. ty-three, in range number twenty, and township number twenty-three, in range nineteen, be and the same are hereby