Gambar halaman
PDF
ePub

Rates of toll. Sec. 10. The directors may erect toll-gates and exact toll

from persons travelling on their road, whenever five consec. utive miles are finished, or when the whole road is comple: ted, not exceeding two cents a mile for every vehicle, sled, sleigh or carriage drawn [by] iwo animals; and if drawn by more than two animals, one cent a mile for every additional animal. For every vehicle, sled, sleigh or carriage drawn by one animal, one cent a mile; and for every horse and rider, or led animal, one cent a mile. (For score of sheep or suine three cents a mile and) for every score of sheep or swine three cents a mile, and for every score of neat catile four cents per mile: Provided, that persons going to and returning from military parade, at which they are required by law to attend, and persons going to or returning from funerals, shall be exempt from toll, and no toll shall be exacted of any person or persons while actually going to or returning from

any religious meeting on Sunday. Punishment Sec. 11. If any person shall wilfully and knowingly ob. for injury done 10 road.

struct, break, injure, or destroy the plank road so to be con:
structed by said company, or any part thereof, or any
work, building or fixture attached to, or in use upon the same,
belonging to said company, such person or persons so offend-
ing, shall, each of them, for every such offence, be liable in
a civil suit for the recovery of damages by said company, by
an action of debt, in any court having competent jurisdiction
in the county wherein the offence shall have been commis-
led, and shall also be subject to indictment, and upon con-
viction shall be punished by fine and imprisonment, or either,

at the discretion of the court. Company may Sec. 12. The directors of said company may at any an. increase siock

nual or special meeting of the stockholders, with the consen: of a majority of amount in such stockholders, provide fus such increase of the capital stock of said company as may le found necessary to complete said rca, in sucht sccions as may have been actually commenced but remain in an unasished state for want of means for completing the same.

Sec. 13. If said company shall violate any of the privibe resamed.

leges hereby granted, the legislature of the state of Wiseur

Charter inay

sin may resume all and singular the rights and privileges vested in said company by this act. Sec. 14. Said company shall be liable for all damages Liable for

damages. zhat may be sustained by any person or persons in consequence of the omission or neglect to keep said road in good repair and condition.

TIMOTHY BURNS,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

HORATIO N. WELLS,

Presi:lent of the Council. APPROVED, March 6, 1849.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To change the name of Christian W. Schwartz.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatires of the Territory of Irisconsin :

Section 1. That the lawsul naine of Christian W. Schwartz shall hereafter be Christian W. Schwartzburg, by which name he shall be called and known to all legal intents and purposes.

TIMOTHY BURNS,
Speaker of the House of Representatires.

HORATIO N. NELLS,

President of the Council. APPRCVCD, Narch 6, 1S19.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To authorize the trustees of the several school

districts in the towns of Salem and Fond du Lac to make returns of the children of their respective districts, and for other

purposes.

Be it enacted by the Council and Ilouse of Representatires of the Territory of Wisconsin :

Section 1. That the trustees of the several school dis. tricts in the town of Salem in Racine county and the tourn of Fond du Lac in Fond du Lac county, be, avi are hereby authorized to take the enumeration of the children in their respective districts between the ages of four and sixteen years inclusive, and make return of such enumeraiion to the school commissioners of said towns on or before the lenth day of April in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-eighs.

Sec. 2. That all moneys raised by said towns for school purposes during the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven, shall be distribuied among the several districts of said towns which shall have made returns of the children as provided in the first section of this act according to the pumnber of children in each district so returned, on or before the twen:ieth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and forly-eight.

TIMOTHY BURNS,
Speaker of the House of Representatires.

HORATIO N. WELLS,

President of the Council. APPROVED, March 6, 1843.

HENRY DODGE.

1

AN ACT

To authorize the road commissioners of the

town of Rochester to levy a tax to build a bridge across Fox river.

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

SECTION 1. That the road commissioners of the town of Rochester and connty of Racine, may, and are hereby authorized and required to levy and collect a tax of a sum not exceeding four hundred and fifty dollars, on the taxable property of said town, for the purpose of building a bridge across Fox river, in the village of Rochester, and that the said tax shall be levied and collected as is now provided by law for the collection of other taxes under the township form of gor. ernment.

TIMOTHY BURNS,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

HORATIO N. WELLS,

President of the Council. APPROVED, March 7, 1848.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To in corporate the Wisconsin Iron Company.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatires

of the Territory of Wisconsin: Vamc and Section 1. That Jobn H. Orr and James White, of Dodge style and powers of

county, and their associates, be, and are hereby constituted corporation. a body corporate and politie, by the name and style of the

“Wisconsin Iron Company," for the purpose of manufacturing iron, and they and their successors shall continue as such corporation for the term of twenty-five years, from and after ibe passage of this act, and by the name and style of the “Wisconsin Iron Company," are here by made capable to conrract and to be contracted with, to sue and be sucd, to plead and be impleaded with, in any court of justice in this territory, or elsewhere, the same as a material person, and

shall be so recognized in law and equity. Shall have Sec. 2. Said company shall have a common seal, bv common scal. which all their acis shall be authenticated, and they may

change and alter the same at pleasure; and they shall be capable of purchasing and holding, using and conreying any estate, real or personal, necessary for the use and security of said corporation, ard each member of said company shall be individually liable for all debis contracted by or on be

half of said company'. l'on concerns Sec. 3. The stock, properly, and concerns of said compaSinagad.

ny shall be managed and conducted by three directors, who shall be stockholders, one of whom shall be president, who may respectively hold their offices for one year, and untii others shall be chosen. The said board of directors shall have power to ordain and establish such bye-laws and regulations as they shall deem necessary, to promole the objects of the company, not inconsistent with the laws and constitution of ide ierritory or sale of Wisconsin.

« SebelumnyaLanjutkan »