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No. 310, A.]

[Published April 15, 1891. CHAPTER 211.

AN ACT for the preservation of fish in Trout run,

Jackson county.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

Fish not to be
caught prior
to April 15,
1893.

SECTION 1. No person or persons shall be allowed to fish for, take, catch or kill with any de. vice whatever, any fish in the stream known as Trout Run, or in its tributaries, in the town of Irving, in the county of Jackson, in this state, for a period of two years from the 15th day of April, 1891; nor shall any person or persons sell, or offer for sale or buy or have in their possession, any such fish caught or taken from such stream or its tributaries, for such period of two years.

SECTION 2. Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this act, shall, on conviction thereof, be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and be fined not less than five nor more than twentyfive dollars, with the costs of prosecution.

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

Approved April 11, 1891.

Penalty.

No. 511, A.]

[Published April 17, 1891.

CHAPTER 212.

AN ACT to authorize the city of Watertown to

issue bonds to pay its indebtedness and to compromise and settle claims made against said city.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

May issue bonds to pay adebtedness.

SECTION 1. The city of Watertown is author. ized to issue bonds not to exceed the amount of

thirty thousand dollars payable in five equal yearly Sinking fund. installments, to pay its indebtedness and to compromise and settle claims made against said city. Said bonds may be in such form and denomination as the common council or board of street commissioners may prescribe, and shall bear interest at five per centum per annum, payable annu. ally, and shall have interest coupons attached which shall include the annual installments of principal, so that when the coupons shall all be paid the bonds shall be fully satisfied and discharged. Said bonds shall be signed by the mayor or chairman of the board of street commissioners, and the city clerk under the corporate seal of said city, shall be exempt from taxation, and may be disposed of at not less than par value. The first installment of said bonds shall become due ard payable the first day of March next after the date thereof. The

coupons of said bonds after maturity and before maturity in the same year of their maturity shall be receivable for all taxes due said city and shall be paid by the city treasurer on presentation after maturity, out of any money in his hands or under his control as such treasurer, except state, county and school taxes and in the collection of taxes he shall receive out of all moneys which may come into his hands, except state, county and school taxes, a sum sufficient for the full payment of such matured coupons and in case of his failure to make such payment out of such moneys in his hands on presentation of such matured coupons, he and his sureties shall be liable on his official bond as such treasurer to the holder or bolders of such coupons for the payment of the full amount thereof.

SECTION 2. The common council of said city Council or shall annually levy upon all the taxable property commissioners of said city a sum sufficient to meet and pay the way issue the coupons of said bonds, as the same shall become due, including said annual installments of principal in addition to all other taxes of said city; and if the amount necessary to pay such coupons as they become due shall not in any year be properly placed in the annual tax roll and lists of said city to be collected pursuant to the provisions of this act, then all the coupons of said bonds falling due the

board of street

bonds.

first day of March next thereafter, shall immediately become due and payable and shall be received in advance of their maturity by the treasurer of said city in payment of all taxes, and if the clerk or treasurer of said city shall willfully refuse or neglect to perform any act or duty required of or enjoined upon him in and by this act, he shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof, shall be fined in the discretion of tbe court in a suir not exceeding one thousand dollars and costs of prosecution, and shall stand committed until such fine and costs be paid. The tax to pay the yearly coupons if not levied by the common council of said city by the first day of November in any year shall be immediately levied by the clerk of said city and by him placed in the city tax roll of that year and the treasurer of said city shall collect the same.

SECTION 3. Full power is hereby conferred upon the coinmon council and the board of street commissioners, each or either of them to issue said bonds and perform all other acts necessary and proper to carry out the purposes herein men tioned, and the said common council or board of street commissioners either of them may have the control and disposition of the proceeds of said bonds.

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

Approved April 11, 1891.

Full power conferred.

No. 532, A.]

[Published April 16, 1891.

CHAPTER 213.
AN ACT for the preservation of fish in Rock

lake, in Jefferson county.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. It shall be unlawful for any person to kill, destroy, catch or take in any way or man

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prohibited. ary” and the succeeding first day of June in any year, and any person who shall catch or take, or attempt to do so, from the waters of said Rock lake, any kind of fish, at any time, by any device or means other than by hook and line or angling shall be punished by a fine of not less than five dollars por more than twenty dollars for each and every offense, with costs of suit, and shall be imprisoned in the county jail of said county, until such fine and costs are fully paid, or until discharged by due course of law. One-half of such or said fine shall be paid to the complainant and the remainder to the town treasurer of the town in which the offense was committed.

SECTION 2. Justices of the peace shall have jur- Justices of the isdiction to hear and determine all cases which peaceamay may arise under the provisions of this act. Pro- determine all vided, that the defendant shall not be deprived of a jury trial nor the right of appeal as in other cases.

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

Approved April 11, 1891.

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No. 535, A.]

[Published April 16, 1891.

CHAPTER 214.

AN ACT for the protection of quail.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Any person who shall take, kill. Quail in Wal

worth, Rock, catch, destroy or wantonly molest or have in his Jefferson, possession when killed or taken, or who shall offer Milwaukee, for sale in the counties of Walworth, Rock, Jef- Racine ferson, Waukesha, Milwaukee or Racine, any quail or bob.white, from and after the passage of this act to the first day of September, 1894, or who shall disturb the nest or destroy the eggs of such

Waukesha and

counties.

birds, shall be punished by a fine of not less than twenty nor more than one hundred dollars and costs for each offense, or by imprisonment in the county jail of the county where the offense was committed, for a period of not less than ten nor more than sixty days.

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

Approved April 11, 1891.

No. 681, A.]

[Published April 15, 1891.

CHAPTER 215.

AN ACT to regulate booming of logs at Beef

Slough and prescribing charges therefor.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows: Fixing tolls for

SECTION 1. It shall be the duty of all persons rafting, etc., logs at Beef and corporations engaged in driving, brailing, Slough, rafting, booming and sluicing logs at Beef Slough,

this state, to receive, brail, boom and raft logs for all persons desiring the same to be so received, brailed, boomed and rafted therein, and to deliver the same to the owner or person entitled thereto, securely and properly brailed, in a suitable and safe and at a practicable place in said slough, or in water adjacent thereto, at and for the rate of seventy-five cents per thousand feet, which said sum shall be in full of all services in so driving, running, booming and brailing said logs at such safe and practicable place aforesaid. All of said logs shall be so received, sluiced, boomed, brailed and delivered to the owner or person entitled thereto at the place aforesaid, as speedily as the same is reasonably practicable and the said price of seventyfive cents per thousand feet, aforesaid, shall be payable within thirty days after such logs shall have been so delivered at such place to the owner or person entitled thereto as aforesaid.

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