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No. 226, A.]

[Published April 7, 1891.

CHAPTER 149.

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AN ACT to authorize William Chalmers, his as

sociates or assigns, to build and maintain a dam
and other improvements on Spring brook, in

Washburn county, Wisconsin.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. For the purpose of improving navi- Wm. Chalmers, gation on Spring brook, in the county of Wash et al authorizburn, in the state of Wisconsin, William Chal- dam, Spring mers, his heirs, or assigns, are hereby authorized burn county. to build, maintain and operate a dam across Spring brook, on the south half of the southwest quarter of section six, and north half of the northwest quarter of section seven, in township thirty-nine of range eleven west, and also to build and maintain such booms and other improvements upon said Spring brook in connection with said dam as may be necessary to facilitate the floating and driving of logs down said Spring brook and the sluicing of the same through said dam.

SECTION 2. The dam authorized by this act Gates and shall be constructed and maintained with suitable gates and sluices for the passage of logs through the same and the management and control of the said water collected therein in aid of the navigation of said river. And said dam, together with its gates and sluices, and all other improvements erected or maintained upon said river by said William Chalmers, his heirs and assigns, under the provisions of this act, shall at all times be under the exclusive control of said William Chalmers, his heirs or assigns, and be so controlled and managed as in the judgment of said William Chalmers, his heirs or assigus, will subserve to the interests of the parties engaged in driving logs down said river.

SECTION 3. As a compensation for the improve. May charge ments made upon said Spring brook, when said toll on logs. William Chalmers, his heirs or assigns, shall have erected or purchased and shall maintain

sluices.

said dam across said brook, in the township and range aforesaid, the said William Chalmers, his heirs or assigns, shall be entitled and they are hereby authorized and empowered to de mand, receive, levy, sue for, and collect as toll the sum of five cents per thousand feet, board measure, on all logs or timber sluiced or driven through or by the aid of said dam or the waters collected therein; and when such logs or timber shall be sluiced or driven through said dam by the aid of the waters collected therein then the said William Chalmers, his heirs or assigns, shall be entitled and they are hereby authorized and empowered to demand, receivi, levy, sue for and collect as toll the said sum of five cents per thousand feet, board measure, for said dam through which said logs or timber shall be sluiced or driven. And the said William Chalmers, his heirs or assigns, are hereby authorized and empowered to demand and receive said toll before they shall be required to permit the use of the water retained by said dam for the purpose of sluicing or driving any logs or timber on said creek, and in case any logs or timber are sluiced or driven down said river over or below said dam with the consent of the said William Chalmers, his heirs or assigns, or otherwise, without the toll thereon being first paid, the said toll shall be and remain a lien upon all the said logs or timber, bearing the same mark, until the said toll is paid, which said toll shall have precedence of any and all liens or claims upon said logs or timber, except liens for labor, and the lien thereof shall be enforced in the same manner and with like effects as liens for labor upon logs, as provided in chapter 103, of the revised statutes of 1878, and the several acts of the legislature amendatory thereof; which said chapter and the said acts amendatory thereof are hereby made applicable hereunto, except that the statement of the debt or demand therein required to be filed in the office of the clerk of the court, may be filed at any time prior to the first day of October the

which the sluicing or driving of said logs or timber through said dam shall have been done or performed. And the said William Chalmers is hereby authorized to close down said dam on

year

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the 1st day of August of each year. The owner
or owners of any logs or timbers sluiced or driv.
en down said river through or below said dam,
shall be liable for the toll thereof, and any other
person haviug a mortgage upon said logs at the
time the same were sluiced or driven, who shall
afterwards sell or take possession of said logs by
virtue of said mortgage, shall thereby become
liable for the toll due thereon, and the said Will-
iam Chalmers, his heirs or assigns, are hereby
authorized to sue for and receive and recover the
same from said mortgagee.
SECTION 4. Said William Chalmers, his heirs or Flowage

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assigns, for the purpose of acquiring any flowage rights.
rights they may deem necessary in carrying out
the provisions of this act, may exercise all pow.
ers granted to corporations by section 1777, of
the revised statutes of 1878, and the several acts
amendatory thereof. And all the provisions of
said section 1777, and said chapter 146, mentioned
therein, are hereby made applicable hereunto.

SECTION 5. All acts and parts of acts in conflict with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.

SECTION 6. The right to alter, amend or repeal this act is hereby reserved.

SECTION 7. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

Approved April 3, 1891.

No. 628, A.]

[Published April 7, 1891.

CHAPTER 150.

AN ACT to authorize E. W. Dierks and others to

maintain a dam in the Oconomowoc river in Washington county.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. E. W. Diercks, his associates and E. W. Dierks, assigns, are hereby authorized to construct and ed to maintain maintain a dam across the Oconomowoc river, mowoc river,

Washington n Washington county, Wisconsin, on lands

county.

et al., authoriz

dam, Ocono

owned by them, viz.: the northeast quarter of the northeast quarter of section number twentyfive, township No. nine, range No. eighteen east, for manufacturing purposes; said dam not to be over six feet in height.

SECTION 2. The legislature may at any time alter, modify, amend or repeal this act.

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

Approved April 3, 1891.

No. 741, A.]

[Published April 7, 1891.

CHAPTER 151.
AN ACT to amend chapter 3, of chapter 159, of

the laws of Wisconsin for the year 1885, en-
titled, “An act to revise, codify and amend
chapter 278, laws of 1874,” entitled, “An act to
incorporate the city of Shawano, and the sev.
eral acts amendatory thereof."

(See Vol. 2.)

No. 766, A.]

[Published April 9, 1891. CHAPTER 152.

AN ACT relating to the duties of sheriffs, and to

amend subdivision 4, of section 725 of chapter 37, of the revised statutes, entitled, "Of county officers."

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

Amends sec. tion 725, R. S. 1878.

SECTION 1.

Subdivision 4, of section 725, of chapter 37 of the revised statutes, entitled, "of county officers” is hereby amended by striking out the word “directed” where it appears in the last line of said subdivision 4, and inserting in lieu thereof the word “deliveredso that said subdivison 4 when amended shall read as follows: 4. To personally, or by his under sheriff or deputies, serve or execute according to law all processes, writs, precepts and orders, issued or made by lawful authority, and to him delivered.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication. Approved April 3, 1891.

No. 319, S.]

[Published April 8, 1891. CHAPTER 153. AN ACT to amend section 593 of the revised stat

utes for the year 1878, as amended by chapter 266 of the laws of 1880, as amended by section 2, of chapter 202, of the laws of 1881, as amended by section 1, of chapter 35, of the laws of 1883, and chapter 228 of the laws of 1889, relating to

fees of county judges. The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. Section 593 of the revised statutes Amends sec. for the year 1878, as amended by chapter 266 of as amended.

, S. the laws of 1880, as amended by section 2, of chapter 202 of the laws of 1881, as amended by section 1 of chapter 35 of the laws of 1883, and chapter 28 of the laws of 1589, is hereby amended by striking out all of said section 1 of chapter 35, laws of 1883, after the word “courts" in the eighth line from the end of said section, and inserting in lieu thereof the words, "and the fees of every county judge acting hereunder, shall be the sum of five dollars per day for each day actually engaged in such examination. The said judge shall trälismit to the hospital or asylum to which any person is so committed, the certificate or findings of the physicians provided for in this act," so that said section when so

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