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No. 282, A.]

[Published April 8, 1891.

CHAPTER 140.

AN ACT to authorize 0. D. Van Dusen, Josiah

Arnold and Fred Arnold, their associates, heirs and assigns, to build and maintain a dam across the south fork of Flambeau river, in Price county.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

across south fork Flambeau

Shute or slide.

O. D. Van

SECTION 1. 0. D. Van Dusen, Josiah Arnold Dusen, et al., authorized to and Fred Arnold, their associates, heirs and assigns,

are hereby authorized to build and maintain a river.

dam across the south fork of the Flambeau river, on lot eight, in section six, in township thirty-nine north, of range one east, Price county, said dam not to exceed eleven feet in height from the bottom of the stream.

SECTION 2. The said O. D. Van Dusen, Josiah Arnold and Fred Arnold, their associates, heirs and assigns, shall build and maintain a shute or slide ir said dam of not less than forty feet in width, for the running of logs and timber over the same, which shute or slide shall be kept open at all times when said river is at a driving stage, and there are logs or timber lo be run over said dam.

SECTION 3. The right to alter, amend or repeal this act is hereby reserved.

SECTION 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

Approved April 3, 1891.

No. 142, A.]

[Published April 9, 1891.

CHAPTER 141.
AN ACT to amend section 3, of chapter 12, of

chapter 184, laws of 1874, entitled, "An act to
revise and consolidate the charter of the city of
Milwaukee, and the several acts amendatory
thereof."

(See Vol. 2.)

No. 149, A.)

[Published April 9, 1891. CHAPTER 142.

AN ACT to authorize H. C. Payne, his heirs, as

sociates or assigns, to build and maintain a dam across the Yellow river, at or near the town of Babcock, Wood county, Wisconsin.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

dams across Yellow

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SECTION 1. Henry C. Payne, his heirs, associ. H. Ç. Payne,

et al., authorizates or assigns, are hereby authorized to con- ed to build struct, maintain and keep a dam not exceeding tunscriver, eight feet in height above low water, across the wood county. Yellow river, at or near the town of Babcock, in township twenty-one north, of range three east, Wood county, Wisconsin. Said dam to be con. structed and maintained for manufacturing purposes; provided, that said dam shall be constructed so that it will not interfere with the free passage of logs, or with the rights of any person or corporation heretofore acquired.

SECTION 2. The right to alter, amend or repeal this act is hereby reserved.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

Approved April 3, 1891.

No. 188, A.]

[Published April 7, 1891.

CHAPTER 143.
AN ACT to amend section 2, chapter 167, laws of

1881, as amended by chapter 279, laws of 1889,
and fixing the minimum rate of interest on
loans of trust funds.

Amends sec. tion 2, chapter 107, laws of 1881.

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funds at not

cent. per an. num.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. Section 2, chapter 167, of the laws of 1881, is hereby amended by striking out of said section the words "five per centum per annum," and inserting in lieu thereof the words “four per centum per annum," so that said section

when so amended shall read as follows: Sec. Commissioners tion 2. The loans provided for in this act may of public lands may loan trust be made for any term not exceeding twenty less than 4 per years, may be made payable in instalments, and

may be in such amounts as shall not, in connection with all other indebtedness of the town, village, city or county, applying therefor, exceed five per centum of the average assessed valuation of the taxable property therein for the three years next preceding the application for such loan; provided, that such loan may be made to pay off existing indebtedness and may be paid over in instal. ments as fast as such indebtedness or the evidence thereof is cancelled. The commissioners of public lands of the state of Wisconsin, are hereby authorized and empowered to loan the trust funds of the state at a rate of interest not less than four per centum per annum; provided, all such loans shall be made in accordance with the provisions of chapter 17, of the revised statutes, and the several acts amendatory thereof.

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

Approved April 3, 1891.

No. 497, A.]

[Published April 8, 1891. CHAPTER 144. AN ACT to amend chapter 84, laws of 1883, entitled, “ An act to revise, codify and amend chapter 102, laws of 1882, entitled, “An act to incorporate the city of Menomonie.”

(See Vol. 2.)

No. 151, A.]

[Published April 9, 1891.

CHAPTER 145.

AN ACT to amend the charter of the city of

Ahnapee.

(See Vol. 2.)

No. 614, A.]

[Published April 9, 1891.

CHAPTER 146.

AN ACT to amend chapter 107, of the laws of

1889, entitled, “An act to incorporate the city of Shullsburg."

(See Vol. 2.)

No. 466, A.]

[Published April 9, 1891. CHAPTER 147.

AN ACT to amend the charter of the city of

Prescott.

(See Vol. 2.)

No. 227, A.]

[Published April 9, 1891.

CHAPTER 148.

AN ACT to authorize Carl E. Peterson, bis asso

ciates and assigns, to construct and maintain a dam across Trade river, in Burnett county.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represe nted

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

Carl E. Peterson, et al., authorized to build dam, Trade river, Burnett county.

SECTION 1. Carl E. Peterson, his associates and assigns, are hereby authorized to construct and maintain a dam across Trade river, upon lands owned by said Carl E. Peterson, in section thirtysix, township thirty-seven, range nineteen west, in the county of Burnett; said dam to be constructed for hydraulic and manufacturing purposes, provided, that said dam shall not raise the

water to exceed twelve feet. Penalty for de SECTION 2. Any person or persons who shall stroying same.

willfully break or destroy said dam, or shall open the same, shall be liable to the proprietor thereof, in an action of trespass to the amount of damages done, in addition to the penalty already provided by law, to be recovered before any court

of competent jurisdiction. Privilege granted herein

SECTION 3. The aforesaid person, his associates to be engaged or assigns, shall enjoy the privileges herein granted for 30 years. for the term of thirty years.

SECTION 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

Approved April 3, 1891.

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