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holders shall give notice of the time and place of holding such election, in writing, posted in three public places in the town of Prairie du Sac at least ten days before the time of

holding such election. School district Sec, 4. That school district number one, in the county of stock.

Sauk, shall be capable of holding stock in said corporation to the amount which the trustees of said school district for the time being may subscribe ; and the said school district shall have the right to vote as other stockholders may, and in proportion to the stock owned by said district, and shall be entitled to all the privileges of other stockholders; said school district shall be represented for all purposes that other stockholders may be represented, by one of the trustees for said

district, to be selected by the other trustees for that purpose. Power of Sec. 5. The trustees of said academy shall have power,

1. To elect their president annually.

II. Upon any vacancy in the said offices of president or trustees, to elect others in their places, by the votes of a majority of the trustees, present at any regular meeting.

III. To take and hold by gift, grant, or devise, any real or personal property, and to sell, mortgage, let, or otherwise dispose of the same, in such manner as they shall deem most conducive to the interests of said corporation.

IV. To direct and prescribe the course of study and discipline in said academy.

V. To appoint a treasurer, clerk, and such other officers as they shall deem expedient, who shall hold their offices during the pleasure of the trustees.

VI. To prescribe the duties, and fix the salaries of all the officers of said corporation and to remove or suspend them from office for incapacity, immoral conduct, or misbehavior in office, and to appoint another in the place of any officer so removed or suspended.

VII. To make all ordinances and bye-laws necessary and proper to carry into effect the preceding powers, not inconsistent with the constitution of the United States and the laws of Wisconsin.

Sec, 6. No religious test or qualification shall be required

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from any trustee, or other officer of said corporation, or of
any student, for admission to any privilege in said academy.

Speaker of the House of Representatires.

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



Relating to the Library and Capitol of Wiscon


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

Section 1. It shall be the duty of said superintendent of territorial property to procure, to be bound and lettered, in a Duty of sısingle volume, all such pamphlet laws of this territory, as perintendent. may be in the library, to the number of twenty-five copies, which volumes, when so bound, are to be kept for the express use of the territory. SEC. 2. It shall be the duty of the superintendent, to pro

Do. cure, to be bound and lettered, such other books as in his judgment ought to be preserved in the library. Sec. 3. The superintendent of territorial property shall

Do. procure a case fitted into proper compartments for the preservation of the records and papers deposited by law in the library, and the sum of fifty dollars is hereby appropriated out of the treasury of the territory, to be expended under the direction of the superintendent, for this object.

Sec. 4. Said superintendent, shall, at such point as shall Well to be be deemed most convenient, cause a well to be sunk and bug. substantially stoned, and supplied with a bucket and proper

apparatus for drawing water for the use of the capitol; and
the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, is hereby appropri-
ated out of the treasury of the territory to be expended under
the direction of said superintendent for this object.

Sec. 5. It shall be the duty of said superintendent, to Basement of cause the basement of the capitol to be enclosed with doors capitol to be and windows, and otherwise to finish off the same as a wood cleared.

cellar, for the capitol, and he shall cause all the wood in the
capitol yard, belonging to the territory, to be fitted for the
fires, and deposited therein: and the sum of three hundred
dollars is hereby appropriated out of the treasury of the terri-
tory to be expended under the direction of the said superin-

tendent for this object. Further sum

Sec. 6. The further sum of two hundred dollars is hereappropriated.

be appropriated out of the territorial treasury, to be expend-
ed under the direction of said superintendent, as a contingent
fund, to repair and preserve the capitol and furniture, and
fit the same, for the use of the legislative assembly.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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


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To amend " An act to incorporate the village of


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 No tax levied,

or debt corMadison by the trustees thereof, until the year 1849, except tracted. 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 officer 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 put

lishing corpo. notices, until the year 1849, 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 10

- redemption of ment of taxes, the treasurer shall include in one certificate of lands sold for redemption as many lots or tracts of land sold as the

person 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 to

land in concanal authorized in said act, the trustees of said village, or struction of any person claiming under them by virtue of any lease for dam how

paid. the construction and improvement of the same, shall do injury 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 to Third Lake raise the Third Lake by daming the outlet thereof, or in any not to be raised so as to in- any other manner to interfere with or injure the water power jure 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.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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



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: Separate bal.

Section 1. That it shall be the duty of the board of sulot 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 ballots for or against license.

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

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