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amended, shall read as follows: Section 593. Proceedings to Whenever any resident of this state or any per: sanity. son found therein, whose residence cannot be

ascertained, shall be, or be supposed to be insane,
application may be made in his behalf by any
respectable citizen to the judge of the county
court, judge of the circuit court, or any judge
of a court of record, in and for the county in
which he resides, or in case his residence is un.
known, the county in which he is found for a ju-
dicial inquiry, as to his mental condi-
tion, and for an order of commitment to some hos-
pital or asylum for the ipsane. The application
shall be in writing, and shall specify whether or
not a trial by jury is desired by the applicant. On
receipt of said petition, the judge to whom it is
addressed shall appoint twodisinterested physicians
of good repute for medical skill and moral integ-
rity, to visit and examine the person alleged to be
insane, and such physicians shall proceed without
unnecessary delay to the residence of the person
supposed to be insane, and shall, by personal ex-
amination and inquiry, satisfy themselves fully
as to his condition, and report the result of their
examination to the judge. Such report shall be
substantially as follows:

1. What is the age of the patient?
2. Where was the patient born?

Present place of residence?
4. Married, single or widowed?

5. If children, how many, and the age of the youngest?

6. What has been the occupation of the patient, and the reputed pecuniary circumstances?

7. When were the first symptoms of the disease manifested, and what were they?

8. Is this the first attack? If not, when did others occur and what was their duration?

9. What is the cause of this attack?
10. Is the disease increasing or stationary?

11. Are there rational intervals? If so, how often, and what is their duration?

12. Have any changes occurred in the condition of the body and mind since the attack?

13. On what subject or in what way is derangement now manifested? Are there any permanent hallucinations?

14. Has the patient shown any disposition to injure others? And it so, was it from sudden passion or premeditation?

15. Has suicide or homicide ever been attempted? If so, in what way? Is the propensity now active?

16. Has the patient any disposition to destroy clothing or other property?

17. Is there any disposition to filthy habits?

18. What treatment was pursued for the relief of the patient? Mention particulars and effects. 19. What is the present physical condition?

Has restraint or confinement ever been employed? If so, what, and how long?

21. Did the patient manifest any peculiarities of temper, habits, disposition or pursuits, before the accession of the disease; any predominant passions, religious impressions, etc.?

22. Was the patient ever addicted to the in. temperate use of intoxicating drinks, opium or tobacco or any improper habits? 23.

Has the patient ever had any injury on the head, paralysis, epileptic or other fits; any hereditary disease, suppressed eruptions, discharges or sores?

24. What relatives, including grandparents and cousins, have been insane?

25. Were the parents blood relations?

26. To whom and where should letters be addressed in case of death and need of clothing, etc.?

27. State any other matter supposed to have a bearing on the case. If epileptic, state duration and frequency of paroxysms.

28. Has the patieni any infectious disease ? 29. In your opinion is he insane?

30. If you say "yes,” to the preceding question, then state your opinion whether the person named in this report should be committed to a hospital for treatment, or to the county asy. lum. If, upon the receipt of the report of the ex: amining physicians, the judge shall find and adjudge the person therein named insane, he may commit such insane person either to the state hospital for the district to which the county belongs, or to the county asylum for the county, and the superintendents of such institutions shali receive all persons so committed.

Said physicians shall be entitled to a fee of three dollars each, and ten cents a mile for each mile necessarily traveled in complying with said order, to be paid by the county in which the eup: posed insane person resides. Upon the receipt of the report of the examining physicians, the judge may, if no demand has been made for a jury, make and enter his order of commitment to the hospital or asylum of the district to which the county belongs, or if not fully satisfied, he may make such additional investigation of the case as may seem to him to be necessary and proper, and at any stage of the proceedings and before the actual confinement of the person alleged to be insane, he, or any relative or friend acting in his behalf, shall have the right to demand that the question of sanity be tried by a jury, and when such demand is made, the judge shall forth with enter an order for a jury trial. In case a trial by jury is demanded, the forms of procedure shall be the same as in trials by jury in justices' courts, and the trial shall be in the presence of the person supposed to be insane, and his counsel and immediate friends and the medical witnesses. All other persons shall be excluded.

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SS. of We, the undersigned jurors in the case of

-, having beard the evidence in the case, are satisfied that the said

is a fit person to be sent to a hospital or asylum for the insane.

If the jury find that the supposed insane person is sane, they shall simply so state by their verdict. In case the jury find by their verdict that the supposed insane person is sane, the judge shall forth with enter an order for the discharge of such person. The verdict of the jury shall be recorded at length, together with an abstract of all such proceedings, in a book to be kept ior that purpose by the said judge. The costs of the proceedings herein provided for shall be paid in like manner as provided by law in criminal trials in justices courts and the fees of every county judge acting hereunder, shall be the sum of five dollars per day for each day actu. ally engaged in such examination. The said judge shall transmit to the hospital or asylum to which any person is so committed, the certificate or findings of the physicians provided for in this act.

SECTION 2. All acts and parts of acts contravening the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.

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

Approved April 3, 1891.

No. 285, S.]

[Published April 9, 1891.

CHAPTER 154.

AN ACT relating to the removal of encroach

ments from high ways.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

for

SECTION 1. In all cases where an action shall Jidge shall be commenced against any occupant of land, to removal of erecover the penalty for an encroachment in or croachment, upon any highway fixed by section 1331, of chapter 52, of the revised statutes, and a judgment sball be rendered for such penalty, the court shall, in and by such judgment, adjudge and direct, that the occupant of such land remove or cause to be removed such encroachment, within the time fixed by said court in such judgment, and if the occupant of such land refuse or neg. lect to remove such encroachment, within the time so fixed therefor, by such court in such judg. ment, the supervisors of said town may immediately after the expiration of the time so fixed by said court, as aforesaid, remove or cause to be removed such encroachment from such highway, and said town may, in an action commenced for that purpose, recover of such occupant, the costs of removing such encroachment, together with the costs of such action.

SECTION 2. If a jury shall find that an en- Sama croachment in or upon a highway has been made by an occupant of land, as provided in section 1334, of chapter 52, of the revised statutes, and

the occupant of such land shall not remove the same within the time fixed in said section 1334, the supervisors of said town may, immediately after the expiration of such time, remove or cause to be removed, such encroachment from such highway, and said town may, in an action commenced for that purpose, recover of such occupant the cost of removing such encroachment, together with the costs of such action.

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

Approved April 3, 1891.

No. 284, S.]

[Published April 9, 1891.

CHAPTER 155.

AN ACT to amend section 1, of chapter 202, of the

laws of 1882, entitled, "An act in relation to

judgments in certain cases." The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

Amends sec. 1, chapter 202,

SECTION 1. Section 1, of chapter 202, of the laws Laws of 1882. of 1882, is hereby amended by adding thereto as

follows: “No execution shall issue upon any judgment until the same shall have been perfected by the taxation and the insertion therein of the costs in such action, as required by law or until the expiration of the time above mentioned.”

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

Approved April 3, 1891.

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