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upon all taxable property, both personal and real, equal in amount to five per centum of all bonds issued and outstanding under the provisions of this act, for a sinking fund to redeem such bonds as the said commissioners of public debt direct to be cancelled, or which shall have matured.

SECTION 7. As soon as a sinking fund shall Bonds to be have been collected and set aside, the said com- where missioners of public debt shall proceed to cancel bonds in amonnt equal to the sinking fund so provided.

SECTION 8. All bonds directed to be paid by said commissioners of public debt shall be, when paid, stamped “cancelled," and when so stamped shall be delivered to the common council of said city, and by that body publicly declared cancelled.

SECTION 9. The commissioners of public debt Bonds not to of said city are hereby prohibited from selling or sold at less

than par vaiue. otherwise disposing of any such bonds at a less valuation than par, that is to say, at less than the principal of said bonds, together with the accrued interest thereon; and said commissioners of pub. lic debt are further prohibited from issuing bonds under the provisions of this act which, together with the bonus heretofore issued, shall exceed the limit of the bonded indebtedness of said city.

SECTION 10. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after the date of its passage and publication.

Approved March 30, 1891.

No. 84, A.]

[Published April 1, 1891.

CHAPTER 108.

AN ACT to authorize the city of Milwaukee to

issue bonds for the purchase of school sites and erection of school houses.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The common council of the city of common counMilwaukee is hereby authorized to provide by bonds to purordinance for the issue of corporate bonds of sites, etc.

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said city not exceeding in amount three hundred thousand dollars payable in not more than twenty years after date of said issue, sixty thon: sand dollars ($60,000) worth of such bonds shall be used for the erection of a high school in that part of said city which lies south of Milwaukee and Menomonee rivers. Said bonds shall bear interest not exceeding the rate of five per centum per annum, and shall be known as and called * school bonds," and shall be issued to provide funds for the erection of public school houses and the purchase of sites therefor; provided, that not more than two hundred thousand dollars worth of said bonds shall be issued in the year 1891, and one hundred thousand dollars worth

of said bonds shall be issued in the year 1892. Bonds, how SECTION 2. All bonds issued under the pro

visions of this act shall be signed by the mayor and clerk of said city, countersigned by the comptroller of said city, attested by the commis. sioners of public debt of said city, sealed with the corporate seal of said city, made payable in law. ful money of the United States of America, in the city of Milwaukee or New York and shall each be for the principal - um of one thousand dollars, or five hundred dollars, or one hundred dollars, and shall have attached there to, interest coupons or warrants, for the semi-annual payment of interest thereon, and such bonds and coupons shall be numbered in the form and manner to be desig

nated by said comptroller. Bonds, how

SECTION 3. Bonds issued under the provisions disposed of.

of this act shall le issued from time to time, in such amount as the common council of said city may determine upon; said bonds when issued and properly signed and sealed, shall be delivered to the commissioners of public debt of said city, and by that body disposed of, the proceeds arising therefrom to be paid into the treasury of said city, and such proceeds shall continue a separate and distinct fund, to be exclusively applied for the pur.

poses specified in the first section of this act. orce of com- SECTION 4. The office of commissioners of pub.

of public debt not lic debt of said city shall not be abolished while to abolished While Sonds are any of the bonds issued under the provisions of outstanding. this act remain outstanding and unpaid. Certain former SECTION 5. The provisions of sections 2, 6, 7, 8 laws made part of this act. 9, 10, 11 and 17, chapter 87, of the laws of 1861 applicable and not inconsistent with the provisions of this act, shall apply to bonds issued under the provisions of this act, and such sections, if not inconsistent, are incorporated as a part of this act. The true intent and meaning of this act is to provide for the present issue of bonds in thesime manner as bonds issued under the provisions of that act are provided for, unless the common council upon the recommendation of the commissioners of public debt shall elect by ordinance to specify what particular bonds shall expire and be retired in each year, not less than five per centum of the whole issue, and said common council is hereby authorized to so elect.

Secrion 6. The common council of said city Tax to be levied shall annually cause a tax to be levied upon all to pay bouds. taxable property in said city, both personal and ral, for the payment of the annual interest on all unpaid bonds issued under the provisions of this act, and for twenty years before the principal of said bonds becomes due, the said common council shall annually cause a tax to be levied upon all taxable property, both personal anil real, equal in amount to five per centum of all bonds issued and outstanding under the provisions of this act, for a sinking furd to redeem such bonds as the said commissioners of public debt direct to be cancelled, or which shall have matured.

SECTION 7. As soon as a sinking fund shall Bonds to be have been collected and set aside, the said com

cancelled, missioners of public debt shall proceed to cancel bonds in amount equal to the sinking fund so provided.

SECTION 8. All bonds directed to be paid by Same. said commissioners of public debt shall be, when paid, stamped "cancelled," and when so stamped shall be delivered to the common council of said city, and by that body publicly declared cancelled

SECTION 9. The commissioners of public debt Bonds not to be of said city are hereby probibited from selling or sold at less than

par value. otherwise disposing of any such bonds at a less valuation than par, that is to say, at less than the principal of said bonds, together with the accrued interest thereon; and said commissioners of pub. lic debt are further prohibited from issuing bonds under the provisions of this act, which together with the bonds heretofore issued shall exceed the limit of the bonded indebtedness of said city.

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SECTION 10. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

Approved March 30, 1891.

No. 120, A.]

[Published April 4, 1891.

CHAPTER 109.

AN ACT for the prevention of child labor.

may grant permit iur child

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows: Child under SECTION 1.

No child under fourteen years of fourteen not to be employed in age shall be employed at labor or service in any factories, etc.

mine, factory, workshop er place of public entertainment or amusement, in this state. except upon permit as hereinafter provided; but nothing herein shall interfere with or prohibit the employment of such child in the service of its par

ent outside of school hours. County judge

SECTION 2. The county judge of the county

wherein any child ri sides may, by order of record, over twelve,

grant a permit and deliver a copy thereof u: der seal, tu any child over twelve years of age exempting such child from the operation of this act as to employment. Every such permit shall specify the conditions and the time during which such child may be er ployed, fixing such limita. tious as to said judge shall seem proper; and in determining whether such permit shall be granted, the said county judge shall consider the moral and physical condition of the child, his state of education, the nt cessities of the family to which such child belongs, and such other circumstances as in the discretion of the judge ought to affect the question of exemption. No charge or fee shall be required in any matter under this section; provided, that where such child resides at a distance of more than ten miles from the county seat, the power to grant permits herein conferred upon the county judge may, under the same iimitations and with the same conditions be exercised by the mayor of the city or the president of the incorpor

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violation of law.

ated village in which or nearest to which said child or its parent resides.

SECTION 3. Any person, company, firm or cor. Penalty for poration that employs or permits to be employed at work any child in violation of the foregoing provisions of this act, and any parent or other person having the control of any such child who permity such employment, shall, on conviction, be punished by a fine of not less than ten nor more than fifty dollars. Nothing herein shall be construed to interfere with the district attorney of any county presenting violations of this act.

SECTION 4. It shall be the duty of the commis- Commissioner sioner of the bureau of labor, census, and indus- of labor star trial statistics, the factory inspector and the tory inspector

prosecute deputy or deputies of said bureau to inforce the for violation of provisions of this act and to prosecute all viola law. tions thereof before any magistrate or any court of competent jurisdiction.

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

Approved March 30, 1891.

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No. 303, A.)

[Published April 1, 1891.

CHAPTER 110.

AN ACT to authorize William Sauntry, his heirs

or assigns, to build or acquire and maintain certain dams across Spruce river, in the county

of Douglas and state of Wisconsin. The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. For the purpose of improving the Tilliam Sannnavigation of the Spruce river, in the county of fixaric etters Douglas and state of Wisconsin, William Saun- build dam. try, his heirs or assigns, are hereby authorized and empowered to build or acquire and maintain four certain dans upon said river at the following points, to-wit: One on the northwest quarter of the southeast quarter of section thirtytwo, in township forty-four north, of range fif

try and authorized to

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