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word "twenty-five," the word "fifteen," so that
said section shall read as follows: "Section 1165.
The owner
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or occupant of any land sold Redemption of for taxes or other person may

may at any time within three years from the date of the certificate of sale, redeem the same, or any part thereof, or interest therein, by paying to the county clerk of the county where such land was sold, for the use of the purchaser, his heirs or assigns, the amount for which such land was sold, and all subsequent charges thereon authorized by law, or such portion thereof as the part or interest redeemed shall amount to, with interest on the amount of purchase money at the rate of fifteen per centum per annum, from the date of such certificate; and all other taxes and charges thereon imposed subsequent to such sale and paid by such purchaser or his assigns prior to such redemption, with interest thereon at the rate of fifteen per centum per annum; vouchers or other evidence of payment of which shall have been deposited with the county clerk, or produced to such person seeking to redeem, but whenever any land sold for taxes shall be redeem d within six months after the sale thereof, interest as first aforesaid shall be paid for six months and in all cases any such person may in like manner, redeem any such lands, or any part thereof, or interest thereiu, at any time before the tax deed executed upon such sale is recorded and when so redeemed such deed shall be void.

SECTION 2. Sections 1116, 1192 and 1200 of the Amonds secer revised statutes are hereby amended by striking 1200, R. S. 1878. out the words, "twenty-five per centum” wherever they occur in said sections and by inserting in lieu thereof the words "fifteen per centum.”

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

Approved April 6, 1891.

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No. 288, A.]

[Published April 11, 1891. CHAPTER 183.

AN ACT to amend section 4 of chapter 13, of

chapter 184, of the laws of 1874, entitled “ An act to revise, consolidate and amend the charter of the city of Milwaukee, approved Febru• ary 20, 1852," and the several acts amendatory thereof.

(See Vol. 2.)

No. 290, A.]

(Published April 11, 1891. CHAPTER 184.

AN ACT to authorize the appointment of a

phonographic reporter in the county court of Milwaukee county.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

1

Judge may

SECTION 1. The judge of the county court of appoint shortbrand reporter. the county of Milwaukee, in the state of Wiscon.

sin, is hereby authorized to appoint a short-hand reporter, whose duty it shall be to attend upon each term of said court when required by the

for the purpose of recording the oral testimony of the witnesses, and such other matter as the judge of said court may direct; the said shorthand reporter to be a sworn cfficer of the court and well skilled in his art, and fully competent to

discharge the duties required. Salary.

SECTION 2. The short hand reporter appointed shall be allowed a compensation to be fixed by the judge of said court, of not more than ten dollars per day for each full day's actual attendance, which sum shall be paid by the county treasurer

upon the certificate of the county judge. Duties.

SECTION 3. When either or both the parties in any case thus reported shall desire a copy of

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such record or any part thereof, a fair transcript shall be made by the said shorthand reporter at a cost not to exceed five cents per folio of one hun. dred words; the said cost to be paid by the party or parties requiring such transcript.

SECTION 4. The said reporter so appointed may May be re at any time be removed for misconduct or inať moved for m 1stention to his duties, and another be appointed in his stead.

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

Approved April 6, 1891.

conduct.

No. 390, A.)

[Published April 11, 1891. CHAPTER 185.

Michae
Wilhelm.

AN ACT to appropriate to Michael Wilhelm a

certain sum of money. The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. There is hereby appropriated to Appropriation Michael Wilhelm the sum of one hundred and sixty-five dollars, on account of material furnished and labor performed by the said Michael Wilhelm for the erection and completion of the buildings situated on the grounds of the university of Wisconsin, known as the carpenter and machine shops and boiler house and chemical laboratory.

SECTION 2. The sum of money mentioned in Claim, how section 1, of this act, shall be paid to the said audited by the

secretary of Michael Wilhelm for the material so furnished state. by him, and for the labor so performed by him, on bills therefor to be audite by the secretary of state only upon the sworn statement of such creditor, that the sum claimed by him is for material actually furnished, and labor actually performed in the construction of said buildings or either of them and the sum claimed therefor is just and accompanied by a certificate of Allen D.

Conovor, superintendent of construction of said bui dings, that the said bill or claim is just and true.

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

Approved April 6, 1891.

No. 362, A.]

[Published April 11, 1891.

CHAPTER 186.

across Little

AN ACT to authorize James Meiklejohn and W.

H. Hatten, co partners as Meiklejohn & Hatten, to maintain a dam on the Little Wolf river,

in Waupaca county. The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows: James MeikleJohnet, al., au

SECTION 1. James Meiklejohn and W. H. Hatthorized to maintain dam

ten, co-partners as Meiklejohn & Hatten, their

heirs and assigns, are hereby authorized to mainWolf river, Waupaca tain and keep up a dam across the Little Wolf county.

river, at a point on the northwest quarter of the southwest quarter of section fifteen, in township twenty-three north, of range thirteen east, in Waupaca county, for log driving, boomage, hy draulic and manufacturing purposes; provided, such dam shall not raise the water to exceed six.

teen feet. 3! ides.

SECTION 2. The aforesaid persons, their heirs and assigns, shall maintain suitable slides in said dam for running logs, timber and lumber over the same, and shall keep the same in repair. The same shall be kept open at all times when the river is in a driving stage and there are logs, timber or lumber to run over said dam and when it is not necessary to hold the water back for the purpose of driving or flooding logs, timber or Ìumber below the dam, for which purpose flood gates shall be kepi in repair and be built in such a manner as to be shut or opened, as the case may require, to flocd the said logs, timber or lumber.

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SECTION 3. The said persons, their heirs or as. May collect toll signs, are hereby authorized and empowered to

on logs. receive and collect from the owners of logs, timber and lumber passing over such slides, or driven by the aid of said dam, as a compensation for keeping up and maintaining such dam, the sum of two cents per thousand feet, board measure, the amount to be ascertained by scale on the landings. And the aforesaid persons, their heirs and assigns, shall have a lien upon all logs, timber or lumber

a passing over said dam, or driven by the aid there. of, until the charges aforesaid shall be fully paid, which lien may be enforced in the same manner as the lien of laborers on logs on said river; pro. vided, that they shall at all times comply with the provisions of this act.

SECTION 4. The control of said dam, the slides Control of and gates of the same, shall belong to the afore- dam. said persons, their heirs and assigns, but sub. ject always to the provisions of section 2 of this act.

SECTION 5. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication, but the legislature reserves to itself the right to amend, alter or repeal this act whenever in its judgment the public interest may so require.

Approved April 6, 1891.

No. 419, A.]

[Published April 17, 1891.

CHAPTER 187.
AN ACT to promote school attendance and re-

strain truancy.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Every parent or other person hav. Children being under his control any child between the ages tween the ages of seven and thirteen years, shall cause such thirteen years child to attend, for at least twelve weeks in each school at least and every school year, some public or private each years

; school; provided, however that this act shall exceptions.

twelve weeks

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