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cincts authorized by law to vote for town or precinct officers, To vote for 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 votes county commissioners of the several counties under the county

returned. 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 majority 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 exaforesaid, hereafter granted, shall expire within six days pire. 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.

1 Sec. 5. All the provisions of this act shall apply as well Law to apply

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

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

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.

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Interest to be paid.

To Edward
Elkerkin.

Be it enacted by the Council 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 payment 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, 1841, 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. Bost. wick 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 Morrison.

terest on the following bonds dated 230 February, 1841, and surrendered November 13th, 1842, viz: Bond No. 6, issued to Lurenzo Janes, for one hundred and twenty-five dollars :: bond 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 d'ollats; bond No. 10, issued to James R. Vineyard, for fifty-five dollars and eighty-eight cents; bond No. 8, issued to David Newland, for fifty dollars, and bond No. 7, issued to Albert G. Ellis, 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 E.

Martin. seventeen cents on bond No. 18, issued February 19th, 1841, 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. 1841; one to said Deining 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 cents, J. J. Ulman. on bond issued February 19th, 1841, to Francis McRublee, for the sum of fifty dollars : To Harrison Luddington, the sum of thirty-one dollars and Harrison

Luddington. fifty.cents, on bond issued February 19th, 1841, to J. Brazleton, 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 hond 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 d'ollars and ninety-two cents, both bearing date 19th February, 1841:

Geo. Beatty. To George Beatty, the sum of thirty-four dollars and fifty

eight cents, on bond No. 129, issued February 19th, 1841, for the sum of four hundred and fifty dollars, and on bond issued for services in preparing journal of the council for pub

lication : Harrison To Harrison Luddington, the sum of fifty-eight dollars and Luddington. forty-eight cents, for interest on territorial bond issued to

Volney McCracken, February 19th, 1841, for two hundred

dollars, surrendered July 22d, 1845: Proviso. Provided, that before the auditor shall issue any warrants

for the sums hereby appropriated for interest, it shall be his
duty to examine the records of the secretary and treasurer's
office, for the purpose of ascertaining if said interest has not
before been paid, and shall require the applicant to file an
affidavit in his office that the interest on such bond or bonds
is just and honestly due and unpaid.

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

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

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT
Making certain appropriations out of the terri-

torial treasury to pay certain debts therein
named.

Be it enacted by the Council arid House of Representatires of the Territory of Wisconsin :

Section 1. That there shall be appropriated and paid out of any monies in the territorial treasury the following sums

for the purposes herein named, to wit: To David Noggle, the sum of one hundred and sixty-one dollars and seventyfive cents, being the amount of the principal and interest accrued on two certificates numbered eight and nine, each for the sum of fifty dollars, bearing interest at ten per centum per annum, issued by A. P. Field, as secretary of the territory, December 7th, 1841, to James L. Thayer, and assigned by said Thayer to said David Noggle. To Alexander Botkin, the sum of one hundred and twenty-eight dollars, in addition to the sum appropriated to him by an act of the legislative assembly, approved January 20, 1846, in full payment of all claims against the territory.

Sec. 2. To A. C. Brown, the sum of fifteen dollars, for services in examining affairs of Mineral Point Bank.

Sec. 3. To Richard T. Davis, the sum of twelve dollars and ten cents, for timber furnished for repair of the capitol in the

year 1846. Sec. 4. To David H. Wright, the sum of five dollars and sixty-three cents, før labor in capitol in preparing room for constitutional convention.

Sec. 5. To Peter Kavanaugh, the sum of eight dollars and seventy-five cents, for labor about the capitol.

Sec. 6. To James Morrison, the sum of fifty dollars, in full of all claims against the territory as late treasurer.

Sec. 7. To Simeon Mills and Company, the sum of twelve dollars and twenty-five cents, for printing for library, treasurer's and auditor's office.

Sec. 8. To C. P. Helfenstein, the sum of fifty-seven dollars and forty cents, for plank.

Sec. I. To Joseph A. Arnold, the sum of two hundred and eighty-nine dollars and ten cents, in full payment of his chim against the territory for carpeting and furniture furnished for the capitol in the year 1941.

Sec. 10. To P. C. Hale, the sum of eight dollars for a blank record book.

Sec. 11. To H. C. Parker, the sum of nine dollars, for lalor, making repairs on the capitol.

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