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treasurer shall proceed as in other cases of delinquent taxes to advertise and sell the said lands by separate sale for the nonpayment of such certificate and in case there is no other bidder shall bid in the same in the name of the county in all respects as in other tax sales and under the provisions of law relating to the sales of lands by county treasurers for non-payment of taxes. The lien of such special assessment and of the certificates of sale therefor issued by the county treasurer shall be subordinate to the lien of the general taxes on the same property.

Redemption of delinquent tax, how made. SECTION 3. Redemption from such special assessment tax and tax sale may be made by payment of the amount with the like interest and charges within the same time and in the same manner that redemption may be made from general taxes and tax sales after delinquent return. Upon such redemption the amount collected, exclusive of collection fees and charges shall be paid to the owner of the special assessment certificate or his assigns upon demand. If redemption be not made the certificate of such sale shall be assigned to the owner of the special assessment certificate or his assigns upon payment of the fees and charges included therein, in the manner that other tax certificates may be assigned. Thereafter and at and within the time limited by law in the case of tax certificates of sale, for other taxes the owner and holder of such tax certificate of sale may apply to the county clerk, and have issued to him upon said tax certificate of sale a tax deed of the land therein described, under the saine conditions and with the same force and effect as provided by law in the case of other tax certificates of sale.

Effect of issue of tax certificate. SECTION 4. After the expiration of nine months from the date of said tax certificate of sale, the same shall be conclusive evidence of the regularity and legality of all proceedings up to and inclusive of the issue thereof; and the owner of such assessment certificate or such tax certificate of sale issued thereon, may transfer the same by endorsement and delivery and the same shall continue a lien upon the land affected thereby in favor of the owner of such assessment certificate or the tax certificate of sale issued thereon, from the time said lien attaches as provided in the city charter, up to and until the issue of a deed upon such tax certificate of sale, and the owner and holder of such assessment certificate or tax certificate of sale issued thereon may have, and enforce any and all other remedies given by law for the collection of the same, or for the collection of other tax cer

tificates of sale in this state, except that he shall have no right to recover from the city or county issuing the same.

SECTION 5. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

improved March 23, 1901.

No. 389, S.]

[Published March 26, 1901.

CHAPTER 72.

AN ACT relating to loans from the trust funds.

The people of the state of Wisconsin represented in senate and

assembly do enact as follows:

Date when interest and principal become due. SECTION 1. The annual interest and installments of principal of all loans granted hereafter from the trust funds of the state to counties, towns, villages, cities or boards of education and school districts, shall be payable on the first day of February of each year after the granting of such loans.

Conflicting laws repealed. SECTION 2. All acts and parts of acts and provisions of law conflicting with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed. SECTION 3. This act sh

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

Approved March 23, 1901.

No. 195, S.]

[Published March 26, 1901.

CHAPTER 73.

AN ACT to submit to the people an amendment to article XI of

the constitution of the state of Wisconsin, giving the legislature power to pass a general banking law.

Preamble. Whereas, At the biennial session of the legislature of the state of Wisconsin for the year 1899, a joint resolution was passed proposing an amendment to article XI of the constitution of the state of Wisconsin, giving the legislature power to pass a general banking law, which was agreed to by a majority of the members elected to each of the two houses, and approved April twentieth, 1899, which proposed amendment was in the following language:

Granting legislature power to pass general banking law. “Resolved by the assembly, the senate concurring, That article XI of the constitution of the state of Wisconsin be and is hereby amended, by substituting for sections four and five thereof, a new section to be known as section four and reading as follows: Section 4. The legislature shall have power to enact a general banking law for the creation of banks, and for the regulation and supervision of the banking business, provided that the vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, to be taken by yeas and nays, be in favor of the passage of such law."

The people of the state of Wisconsin represented in senate and

assembly do enact as follou's:

When to be submitted to people. SECTION 1. The foregoing proposed amendment to the constitution of the state of Wisconsin shall be submitted to a vote of the people of this state in the manner now provided by law for the submission of proposed amendments at the next general election in November, 1902.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

Approved March 23, 1901.

No. 119, A.]

[Published March 27. 1901.

CHAPTER 74.

AN ACT to amend section 943 of the Wisconsin statutes of

1898, relating to the issue of bonds by towns, cities and villages.

The people of the state of Wisconsin represented in senate and

assembly do enact as follows:

Submission to people; no bonds payable after twenty years; tax for payment; notice of election; form of ballot. SECTION 1. Section 9433 of the Wisconsin statutes of 1898 is hereby amended, so as to read as follows: Section 913. No bonds shall in any case be issued by any town, village or city until the proposition for their issue for the special purpose thereof shall have been submitted to the people of such municipality and adopted by a majority voting thereon; or, if to be issued to aid the construction of a railroad, until the proposition for the issue thereof, shall have been accepted in one of the modes provided therefor in this chapter; nor shall any such bonds be issued payable after a period of twenty years, nor be issued until an ordinance or resolution shall have been lawfully passed directing that there shall be annually levied a tax in addition to all other taxes, sufficient to pay, when due, the interest annually to grow due on such bonds, and also to pay and discharge the principal thereof by the time the same shall be due; and every such tax shall be after the issue of such bonds, irrepealable and be annually levied and collected on all the taxable property on the assessment roll of such municipality, and the money raised thereby shall be kept as a separate fund, irrevocably plerlged to such purpose, and shall not he emploved in any other. Unless it is otherwise provided bv law, no town, city or village shall issue any bonds, except to aid the construction of a railroad, unless upon compliance with the following conditions: Whenever a town or village board or common council shall declare its purpose to raise money by issuing bonds, it shall direct, by resolution, which shall be recorded at length in the record of its proceedings, the town, city or village clerk to call a special election for the purpose of submitting the question of bonding the town, citv or village, to the electors thereof. The notice of such election, shall recite the purpose thereof, state the amount of the bonds it is proposed to issue, the time and place of holding the election and the hours at which

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the polls will be opened and closed. Such notice shall be signed by the town, city or village clerk, and be published in one or more newspapers in the town, city or village for three successive weeks prior to the election; if no newspaper be published therein, such notice shall be posted in four of the most public places in the town, city or village, at least twenty days prior to the election. Such election shall be held at the usual place or places of holding elections, unless the board or council shall, in the resolution herein before provided for, designate some other place or places. The election shall be conducted by the officers who are required to conduct the regular town, city or village election and in a similar manner as near as may be, and the polls shall be open between such hours as are now designated respectively for such elections, and the result thereof shall be determined by them, and returned to the town, city or village clerk, who shall record the same in full, and also the notice of election given by him. The ballots shall be provided by the respective town, city or village clerk, and shall be substantially in the following form:

For Bonds.

Against bonds.

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Mark a X in the square under the one you wish to vote for.

They may have the endorsements provided by law for ballots for general election and shall be marked by the voter and counted in a similar manner: Provided no such ballot shall be counted on the question of issuing bonds unless a mark is made thereon applicable to it. And provided further that when any such special election is held at the same time as a regular town, city or village election, then such form of ballot, instead of being separate may be printed upon the official ballot to be voted at such election. If a majority of the ballots cast shall be in favor of the issuing of bonds, the chairman and clerk of the town, the mayor and clerk of the city, or the president and clerk of the village, as the case may be, subject to the direction of the board or council, may issue bonds to the amount stated in the call, and sell or hypothecate the same for the purpose of raising money for the object stated in the notice of the election; but no bond shall be issued if a majority of the ballots cast shall be against the issue of the bonds,

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