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manner, and subject to the same provisions and restrictions required for other sales authorized by this act.

Sec. 12. All taxes levied by the trustees of either ward, Concerning under the provisions of section eighteen, of the act to which ment, sale and this act is amendatory, and all taxes to be levied under the deod of lots provisions of an act entitled “an act to authorize the presifor taxes.

dent and trustees of the village of Southport to raise money, and for other purposes," approved January 20, 1844, shall be based upon the assessment roll, as made out by the village as. sessors, for the current year, and together with all benefits and taxes assessed under the provisions of the tenth and fifteenth sections of the act to which this act is amendatory, shall be collected, and the sales for taxes made, and deeds given, in pursuance of such sale, in the same manner, and at the same time, and be subject to the same restrictions and

provisions required and authorized by this act in other cases.. Restriction of Sec. 13. All that part of an act entitled “an act to amend members of

an act to incorporate the village of Southport," approved Jan. nies repealed. uary 26, 1844, which restricts the number of members of each

fire company to twenty-five, is hereby repealed. The trustees of said village shall have power to appoint such number of

firemen in said village, as they may deem necessary for the Firemen cx

efficient organization of the fire department, and all members military duty. of fire companies in said village, shall be exempt from milita.

ry duty except in cases of insurrection and invasion, and from serving as jurors in justices courts.

Sec. 14. All such parts of the act entitled “an act to inParts of cer tain acts re. corporate the village of Southport," approved February 9, pealed.

1841, or of the several acts amendatory to said act, as con-
flict with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed,

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council. Approved, February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

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AN ACT

To provide for levying a tax on Waterville joint

school district, in the county of Waukesha.

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

SECTION 1. That the trustees of Waterville joint school district, in the county of Waukesha, composed of sections numbers thirty-five and thirty-six, of the town of Summit, sections numbers thirty-one and thirty-two, in the town of Delafield, and the north half of sections numbers eleven and twelve, the north east quarter of section number ten, the east half of section number three, the whole of sections numbers one and two, in the town of Ottawa, in said county, be, and they are hereby authorized to levy a tax upon all the taxable property in said school district, not exceeding the sum of three hundred dollars, for the purpose of building a school house in said school district, and such other things as are connected therewith, and that said tax be collected and accounted for in the same manner as other school district taxe3: Provided, that the legal voters of said district vote to raise said tax in the manner now provided for by law.

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

President of the Council. APPROVED February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To legalize the official acts of William H. Lan

der.

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

SECTION 1. That the official acts of William H. Lander, as register of deeds for the county of Dodge, shall be deemed legal and valid as if he had been elected and qualified according to law.

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

President of the Council.
APPROVED, February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

In relation to school district No. 1, in the town

of Palmyra, Jefferson county.

Certain acts legalized.

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

SECTION 1. That all acts of the inhabitants of school dis. trict now known as district number one, in the town of Pal. myra, Jefferson county, in a district capacity, be and the

same are hereby legalized, any slight or technical errors in
the construction of law, or in the proceedings of said district,
notwithstanding: Provided, said acts do not conflict with the Proviso:
spirit and intent of the laws of this territory in relation to
common schools, or with any other laws of this territory, or
of the United States.

Sec. 2. The trustees of said school district number one Concording are hereby authorized to levy a tax upon the taxable property

a tax to be

levied to build in said district, according to the last assessment in said town, a school to the amount of three hundred dollars; and also to sell and house. dispose of their present school house, and apply the said three hundred dollars, and the proceeds of sale of said school house, in the erection and finishing a new school house in said district, in accordance with a vote of said district already taken to that effect: Provided, said school house, and the Proviso. property of said district, shall be subject to all laws in relation to school districts and district property now in force in this territory, or which may hereafter be enacted.

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

President of the Council.
APPROVED, February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To provide for the location of the county seat of

Iowa county

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

SECTION 1. That at the election to be held on the first Tuesday in the month of April, A. D. 1847, all white male

Canvass of votes.

be the county

seat.

When elec. inhabitants of the county of Iowa, of twenty-one years and tors may vote for location upwards, who shall have resided in the county thirty days of county

immediately preceding said election, shall, at the time and seal.

place of holding said election, vote for the location of the county seat of Iowa county, by depositing a ballot with the judges of said election, upon which shall be written or printed the name of the place voted for as the county seat.of said county.

Sec. 2. The said ballots shall be canvassed and returned

in the manner provided by law for canvassing and returning Place having

the votes for county officers; and such place in said county a majority to as shall be designated by a majority of all the votes so given,

shall be and remain the county seat of Iowa county until

otherwise provided by the people of said county. Mineral Point Sec. 3. The county seat of Iowa county shall be located to be the tem

in the town of Mineral Point until otherwise provided for porary county

according to the first and second sections of this act, and until
suitable buildings shall be provided for county purposes; and
it shall be the duty of the county commissioners of Iowa
county to provide all necessary county buildings at Mineral
Point for county purposes, until the county seat of said county
shall be permanently located.

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

President of the Council.
APPROVED, February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

seat.

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