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Section 6 forbids the use of petroleum which will emit a combustible vapor at a temperature less than 100° above the zero point of Fahrenheit's thermometer, or will burn freely at a temperature less than 120°, and no oil shall be burned for illuminating purposes on railroads or steamboats and carried as freight which will burn at a temperature of less than 300° of Fahrenheit's thermometer. Violation, misdemeanor: Penalty, $100 to $1,000, and liable for resulting damages. Note.-Former penalty, fine to $100 or jail six months.

Section 7 provides for the branding of barrels with rejected oil. Offering such oil for sale a misdemeanor: Penalty, $100 to $1,000 or imprisonment in county jail not more than six months, or both, in discretion of the court. NOTE --Substantially the same as before with penalty added.

Other sections provide for the form of test and the fees for making the same. Deputy inspectors are to keep an accurate record of all inspections. They are forbidden to traffic directly or indirectly in such oil: Penalty, removal from office, and fine from $100 to $500, but provisions of this section in regard to dealing in oil do not apply to deputy inspectors whose inspections do not exceed 1,500 barrels a year.

SEC. 12. It is made the duty of inspectors to notify the county district attorneys of violations of this act. Failure to do so a misdemeanor: Penalty, not exceeding $50 and removal from office. In case the death of any person shall result from the explosion of lamps or vessels containing illuminating oils sold or used in violation of the provisions of this act the persons selling or furnishing said oil for use shall be deemed guilty of manslaughter in the third degree, and shall suffer the penalty in that case made and provided.

Oil in transshipment to other States is not molested, and the act does not apply to crude petroleum.

Proctection of fish hatcheries (chap. 132, p. 219, approved March 30, 1897).– SEC. 1. Killing fish in State fish hatchery or taking any fish therefrom a misdemeanor: Penalty, $10 to $25 or imprisonment ten to thirty days.

SEC. 2. Taking fish from grounds connected with the fish hatchery shall be deemed larceny: Penalty, as provided in section 4415 of the Revised Statutes, as amended.

SEC. 3. Injury to fish or harmfulinterference with ponds, streams, or other property of State fish hatchery a misdemeanor: Penalty, fine $5 to $100.

Section 4 authorizes the superintendent or other person in charge of any fish hatchery to summarily arrest offenders and to deliver them to proper officers for prosecution.

Foul brood among bees (chap. 150, p. 250, approved April 1, 1897): -The governor is authorized to appoint a State inspector of apiaries, whose duty it shall be to inspect apiaries when notified, and others in the same locality not reported. He may give instructions as to the treatment of the disease known as foul brood, and may burn all colonies of bees and combs that may not have been cured on his second visit.

Sec. 4. If the owner of a diseased apiary, honey, or appliances shall sell, barter, or give away any bees, honey, or appliances or expose other bees to the danger of said disease or refuse to allow inspection, he shall be fined $50 to $100, or imprisoned in the county jail from one to two months.

The inspector is to make an annual report and may receive $4 a day for traveling expenses for actual time served. The sum of $500 a year is appropriated to cover all expenses for suppression of foul brood in Wisconsin.

Labeling convict-made goods (chap. 155, p. 257, approved April 1, 1897).Section 1 provides that all goods made by convict labor in any State except the State of Wisconsin shall be branded “convict made," with the year and name of the penitentiary, reformatory, or other establishment in which it was made, “in plain English lettering, of the style and size known as great primer, Roman condensed capitals.".

Section 3 makes it the duty of the commissioner of labor statistics and the district attorneys of the several counties to enforce the provisions of this act.

Sec. 4. To sell convict-made goods without the brand or label, or removing such label, a misdemeanor: Penalty, fine $100 to $500, in the discretion of the court.

Sale of vaccine virus, toxins, etc. (chap. 159, p. 262, approved April 1, 1897): Makes it unlawful to sell or distribute gratuitously any vaccine virus, therapeutical serum, modified toxins, and similar products intended to be used in the prophylaxis or treatment of contagious diseases, unless the same shall have the stamp of the firm or person's name put upon it in plain English language.

SEC. 2 Violation, misdemeanor: Penalty, $25 to $100 for each offense or imprisonment in county jail from thirty to sixty days, or both.

Wisconsin National Guard (chap. 162, p. 266, approved April 1, 1897).-Amends the laws of 1893, chapter 292, and laws of 1895, chapter 181, relating to the Wisconsin National Guard.

Section 3 forbids the issuing of arms except in case of war, insurrection, or imminent public danger, and no person shall use public arms or equipments for private use or retain them unless properly issued to him in pursuance of law: Penalty, $20 to $50, or imprisonment in county jail from ten to sixty days, or both.

NOTE.-The amendment of this section consists in the addition to the fine of punishment by imprisonment. Other sections modified do not involve penalties.

Adulteration of food and drugs (chap. 166, p. 275, approved April 2, 1897).Prohibits the adulteration of drugs and food, defines the term drugs and food and also the meaning of “adulterated.”. Provides for the labeling of goods. Baking powders containing alum must be so labeled, and medicines containing morphine or strychnine shall also be labeled if contained in patent medicines in quantities which the State board of health shall deem harmful to public health.

Sec. 7. Violation of act, misdemeanor: Penalty, $25 to $100. NOTE:--This act amends and repeals previous legislation; is, however, substantially new especially as to the definitions in section 3.

Former penalty dating back to 1879, imprisonment not less than nine days nor more than six months, or fine from $10 to $100, or both.

Drawing petit jurors (chap. 176, p. 291, approved April 2, 1897).-An act to regulate the manner of drawing petit jurors. Revises previous legislation in various details.

Section 15 makes it unlawful for any person either directly or indirectly to solicit the commissioners to have his name put on any jury lists. Violation, misdemeanor: Penalty, fine not less than $100 6 imprisonment in county jail not less than ten days, or both.

Section 7 provides that when a sufficient number of jurors can not be obtained for the trial of any cause, the court may cause duly qualified jurors to be returned from the bystanders or from the county at large, but the jurors so summoned shall be paid only for service in such cause.

NOTE.-Up to 1875 the talesmen thus drawn were paid less than those drawn regularly to serve. There is a curious and vigorous note in the supplement of 1883. “The picayune treatment of men suddenly called from among bystanders to serve sometimes for days while jurors challenged or on another panel are sitting idly and drawing full per diem has disgraced the statute long enough. It is a specimen of saving drippings at the spigot while the bung is running a full stream."

Prohibiting pool selling (chap. 187, p. 324, approved April 8, 1897).-An act to prohibit pool selling and the receiving and transmitting of bets.

Section 1 forbids pool selling or book making and the registering of bets on the results of trials of skill or speed of man or beast or upon the result of any political nomination, appointment, or election, or upon any other uncertain event. It is made unlawful for any person to receive, register, or record such wagers, or to occupy any place or building with books, papers, or apparatus for registering wagers. The section is an elaborate one.

SEC. 2. Penalty for violating preceding section $100 to $500 or imprisonment in county jail not exceeding ninety days.

Sec: 3. It is made unlawful to resort to any place upon any public or private ground within the State within which is carried on any of the acts mentioned in section 1. Violation, fine $50 or imprisonment in county jail not exceeding thirty days.

Hotels and inns (chap. 197, p. 358, approved April 9, 1897).--Forbidden to obtain food and lodging at hotel with intent to defraud: Penalty, fine not exceeding $100 or imprisonment in county jail not exceeding three months.

Sections 2 and 3 provide that the complainant shall give security for costs, and actions not to be settled until all costs are paid. NOTE.-Sections 2 and 3 new. Penalty unchanged.

Sodomy (chap. 198, p. 359, approved April 1897).-Revises section 4591. Fenalty for sodomy, imprisonment one to five years. NOTE.- Penalty unchanged, but prohibition more explicit.

Record of births and deaths (chap. 202, p. 365, approved April 10, 1897).-An act to provide for a more correct record of births and deaths. Revises previous legislation.

Sec. 11. Duty of the district attorney in each county to enforce the law: Penalty for violating act, $10 to $50 for each offense or county jail thirty to sixty days, or both, in discretion of the court.

NOTE.—Former penalty not less than $50 nor more than $100.

Obstructing railroads (chap. 208, p. 377, approved April 10, 1897). -Amends section 4386 of the Revised Statutes by inserting the words "steam, electric, or cable," so that the prohibition as to placing obstructions on tracks, shall apply to those of electric or cable as well as to steam railroads: Penalty, imprisonment in State prison one to ten years.

NOTE.—Penalty unchanged. Civil service (chap. 218, p. 391, approved April 12, 1897).- Amends chapter 313 of the laws of 1895 relating to civil service of cities.

Section 3, providing an annual tax to be levied for a fund to be known as city civilservice fund. This is a new feature. Also section 7, making it the duty of the board to investigate the enforcement of the act. Other sections following are also new.

Section 8 refusing to testify when subpænaed a misdemeanor, punishable by fine or imprisonment as provided in section 19 of the act amended.

NOTE.—The penalty imposed in the act is a fine of from $50 to $1,000 or imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding six months, or both.

Regulates running of vessels (chap. 219, p. 396, approved April 12, 1897).-Certain lakes in the county of Waupaca declared navigable. Obstructions in said lakes unlawful, and regulations as to lights and steering.

Sec. 4. Penalty for violating provisions, $10 for each violation.

License for deer hunting (chap. 221, p. 401, approved April 13, 1897).-An act to require license for the hunting of deer. An act of fourteen sections.

SEC. 1. License required to hunt or kill deer: Penalty, $50 to $200 or imprisonment in county jail two to nine months, or both.

Sec. 2. Licenses to be issued by the secretary of state.

Sec. 3. No transportation company shall receive deer unless the same shall have one coupon from a license issued under the provisions of this act attached to each such carcass or part of a carcass: Penalty, $100 to $500.

The license fee for residents is $1; for nonresidents, $30. License is not transferable.

Sec. 6. Penalty for transferring licenses, $50 to $100 or county jail from sixty days to six months.

ŠEC. 12. Penalty for changing or altering a license, $200 to $500 or county jail from six months to one year.

SEC. 13. Penalty for making false statement, county jail four months or State prison one year or fine $500 to $1,000, or both fine and imprisonment.

State board of fish commissioners (chap. 222, p. 408, approved April 14, 1897).- Revises and amends the laws of the State relating to the organization, powers, and duties of the State board of fish commissioners.

Section 8 gives the authorized agents of the fish commissioner the right to enter boats, docks, grounds, or other places for the purpose of stripping fish of their eggs and milt while alive during the spawning season. Any person or corporation refusing to comply a misdemeanor: Penalty, $50 for each offense; former penalty, $10 to $10.

SEC. 9. Employees of fish commission having unlawful possession of fish: Penalty, $25 to $50 and removal from office.

SEC. 10. Penalty for taking fish eggs out of the State without permit not less than $50.

Water in public highways (chap. 224, p. 418, approved April 14, 1897).-An act to provide for use of water in public highways.

SEC. 1. The general public shall have the right to use and take water from any spring, creek, or running water of whatever nature that may be found running in or across the limits of any public highway in the State; providing, however, that this act shall in nowise interfere with the tunneling or piping of water for the purpose of draining or improving any lands upon either side of such highways.

Sec. 2. Any person owning land bordering any such highway who shall in any manner interfere with the free use of the same by the public shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and in addition thereto shall be liable to any person damaged thereby to the amount of such damage.

Street railways and electric companies (chap. 223, p. 414, approved April 14, 1897).-An act to provide for the payment of license by street railway and electric companies within the State of Wisconsin. Mostly a reenactment of act of 1895.

Sec. 4. Duty of companies to file verified statement as to gross receipts. Violation a misdemeanor: Penalty, fine not more than $1,000 or county jail six months, or both. NOTE.-Practically unchanged. Various other changes but no new penalties.

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Bodies of persons dying of contagious disease (cháp: 1402 84684 aptered April 16, 1897).-Section 1 prohibits

the transportation of bodied dead of contagions diseases.

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SEC. 4. The bodies of persons dying of diseases that are moncontagious and noninfectious may be transported under certain conditions; must be accompanied with

Sec. 5. No dead body shall be disinterred tr'it be the means it spreading disease. Consent of health authorities required. SEC. 9. Violation of act, misdemeanor: Penalty, $25 to

to $500 for each offense, or county jail thirty to sixty days, or by both.

odio 3113919910ins odi stagidegvai o - Regulating the practice of medicine and surgery (chap. 264,505, approved April 19, 1897).-Section 1 authorizes the governor to appoint a boardicef medical each, presented every second year to governor+one list by the Wisconsin State Medical Society, one by the Homeopathic Medical Society and one by the Wisconsin State Eclectic Medical Society: The board shall consist

seven membersistas Section 3 prescribes that person practicing medicines must procure a license from said board. Sec. 6. Every person

erson beginning the practice of medicine ori surgery within the State after July 1, 1897, shall be required to have such licensed rAmy person praétieing without license, advertising himself as a physician or surgeon, oui using the tite of doctor or appending to his or her name the letters M. Dror M. Buishall be goilty of a misdemeanor: Penalty $50 to $100 or imprisonment in county jaillthiree months, or both.

}}'it ! { pri : Note.-The medical board new. Act contains various features of previons alets!

Factssection 6 similar to chapter 256, 1891, amended by chapter 40,1882. Former penalty, $25 to $100 or imprisonment ten to sixty days.

- s lu 115 70 9H '17 - Sale of impure ice. -An act to regulate thelšałe of'ikipttrëc icePolap. 273. p. 522, approved April 20, 1897.)

Section 1 forbids the sale for domestic; culinary or arinkitig pårposes of ice which contains , proces from which 1: Sec. 2. Iee wagons required to be labeled with the name of the

the ice offered for sale was cut. ->* Dec 3. Violation of aet misdemeanor: Penalty 1$50 to $100 ? or limprisonment in

county jail not more than six months, 'ör by both. 12 03 TH 9.11 10 13:57 310 Huang .NOTE.-+New as general law. Chapter 361, 18877 prohibite bate Opermit iềe in Mawarkee. The provisions of that act, simplified and made general, are comprised in this chapter i File penály has given in act concerning Milwaukee is fine sioo to $500 and imprisonment in house of correction tea to thirty days.

Discharge of sewage (chap. 275, p. 1524, approved April, 20, 1897) Forbide the discharge of sewage into Delevan Lake... niin se sunt maimub yvils glistw slim ile

Sec. 2. Penalty for violation, $10 to $100., vilis! :70118301962m 4 xq11109 03 2

Selling without license (chap. 300, p. 642, approved April 22, 1897). - Amenas section 1565e of Sanborn and Berryman's Annotated

Statutes, relating to excise

and the sale of intoxicating liquors. Penalty for selling without a license,

$50 to $100 and costs, or, in lieu of sueh fine, imprisonment three to six months, and in case

of punishment by a fine, unless the fine and costs be paid forth with, shall be committed to county jail until fine and costs are paid. In case of 4 second convieton during any

year, the punishment shall be by fine and imprisonment. 14 10 " tul ghivora VAI NOTE. Change in phraseology. u 1.12.I ; ut lisse sidsy 10191194 911

The business of banking - An act to revise the authorizing the business of banking: A long and elaborate act combining new provisions with previous legislation." (Chap. 303, p. 647, approved April 22, 1897.)

Section 17, chapter 2, declares that every bank failing to transmit report to bank Commissioner shall forfeit $100 for each day after the time required for making such "reports. Sec. 19. Any officer swearing 'falsely el ball be deemed guilty of perjurX: and it

be punished as provided by law.

Séc. 33. Penalty for embezzlement,a imprisonment in State prigot tiot to exdeed twenty years. to 103.- HUILE AM to 1991 uit tuisbitue ut tidak - 11Per NOTE.-The general law for embezzlement, sećtion 1418

, imposes penalty or dhe Years, Irambliot is over $100 in value. 1 If less than $100 in value and over $20 in value, jail from six to twelve months and fine not over $200. If less than $20 in value, jait not less than six months or not over fibo ine...

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! i Chapter 8 provides for the submission of this act to the eleetors of the State in November, 1898.

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Nomination of candidates (chap. 312, p. 691, approved April 23, 1897) - Revişes previous

legislation. The penalties embodied in the act are Sec. 9. Voting in caucuses more than once misdemeanor. No person shall per

print, distribute an offer to distribute caueus tickets or ballots, nor print sample ballots .

ViYy91 Vonom u 1191 SEC. 10. Bribery or interfering with voter, misdemeanor. Sec 12. Penalty for misdemeanors under provisions of this act, fine not exceeding

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SW') i 1119111110eiginleg beint a to vidi soiton yd hatelqu19j County jails.-An act authorizing the county board of any.edunty ito i place the a county jail under the supervision of a board, of trustees: (Chap. 318, p. 710, approved April 23, 1897.)

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. to drunkenness, disorderly conduct, or petit larceny, in a county which has elected trustees of the county jail and erected a workhouse, shall be punished by a fine from $1 to $100, and in default of payment committed to the county jail at hard manual labor from five to thirty days for first offense; for second offense, fifteen days to six months.

Prisoners must labor ten bours a day; no liquor or tobacco allowed; may be punished by solitary confinement not exceeding ten days for refusing to work diligently,

Seo y Oficers of any jail who shall neglect or refuse to require prisoners sentenced to hard manual labor to perform such labor shall be guilty of a misdemeanor: Penalty,

fine not exceeding $100; for second offense shall be removed from office, 114 Sale of cigarettes to minors.An act to prohibit the sale of cigarettes and cigaHurette paper to minors.70 (Chap. 329, p. 734, approved April 23, 1897) oi huslyos

SEC. 1. It is forbidden to sell or giver away cigarettes onícigarette paper in any quantity whatsoever to a minor under twenty-one years, oi, Violation, misdemeanor: Penalty, $5 to $25 for each offense besides costs of suit, or imprisonment in the county quent conviction, fine from $25 to $100 and costs or imprisonment'in county jail from thirty days to three months, and in case of punishment by fines sueh person shall, in

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Wrecking railroad trains (chap. 331, p. 738, approved April 23, 1897); --- Amends section 4342 of the Revised Statutes. Any person willfully and maliciously obstruct

ing the track, displacing rail, destroying bridges, etc., of any railroad, and the death of nany person shan ensúe therefrom, he shall be imprisoned in the State prison for life.

geer brg 1881 to 9d1 NOTE:+Former penalty He shall be deemed guilty of murder in the second degree. se va en Licensing of plumbers (chap. 838, p.0759, approved April 24, 1897) --Requires

plumbers to be examined by a board, and forbids them to work without a license; 3 provides for the appointment of such board and for an inspector of plumbing in cities of the first, second, and third class.

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, $50 for each violatioo, and license may be revoked by examining board. -919 Corrupt practices in elections (chap. 358, p.912, approved April 27, 1897).-Sec20tion ill defines bribery at elections. In five paragraphs.equos snodqgloi baie danty, 70 ahi The giving of any valuable consideration to induce any voter to yote for abstain xfromívotingon noivg'iq mod dyis-yhrot saivis odliw (109 vme lo aslo Jon 2 and 3. Promising voter office or employmentuou ni tattoainq mi vd bodeine Iqu.4. Or promise to secure the election of any person. voh diod 10 ,062 gaib999x9 99115. Orladvance money to be expended in bribery.d bedeiroq 9d fisde oriw doue

Bribery a felony: Penalty, State prison six months to two years.i oni in adinom

SEC. 2. Those who receive bribes or consideration also guilty of bribery. Any 70 26ter 80 offending guilty of a misdemeanor Penalty, inprisoninent in county jail

one month to one year. ONE Ste! 3. Those wŘo

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