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a member of said board, to the best of his ability; which oath shall be filed in the office of the secre.

tary of state. Terms of office SECTION 4. The members of the said bcard of members, shall hold office for the term of five years, except vacancies.

that the members first appointed shall go out of office, one in one, one in two, one in three, one in four, and two in five years from the date of ap. pointment, the member to go out to be deter mined by lot. Appointments to fill vacancies occasioned by death, resignation or removal shall be for the unexpired term. Upon the expiration of any regular term, or the occurring of any vacancy

the governor shall appoint as herein provided. omce at capi- SECTION 5. Said board shall be provided with a tol, printing,

room in the capitol building at Madison, as its office, and shall hold thereat regular meetings for the transaction of business, at least once in each month, and shall be furnished with all necessary furniture and stationery by the superintendent of public property, and also all necessary blanks, blank books and printing, by the commissioners of public printing, or any officer or officers upon whom the duties of such commissioners may be:

come devolved. Salaries.

SECTION 6. Each member of paid board shall receive a compensation of two thousand dollars per annum, and also all actual and necessary disbursements paid out in the discharge of the duties of his office. Said board shall also have power to expend a sum not exceeding two thousand dollars per annum as salary for a secretary of said board and for clerk hire. All accounts for salary, clerk hire and disbursements provided for in this act, shall be rendered under oath, and shall be audited and allowed by the board, and then drawn from the state treasury upon the warrant of the secretary of state, out of the funds appropriated to the several institutions effected by the passage of this act, and said chapter 298, of the laws of 1881. in relative proportions, as near as may be to the sums appropriated to each for current expenses, and the sums credited to each by the secretary of state, as provided in said chapter 298

of the laws of 1881. Powers and duties.

SECTION 7. All the powers and duties now conferred or devolved by law upon the said state board of supervision of the Wisconsin charitable,

laws.

reformatory and penal institutions, and upon said state board of charities and reform, are hereby conferred, devolved and charged upon the state board of control of the Wisconsin reformatory, charitable and penal institutions, hereby created. The said board shall make to the governor, on or before the first day of December in each year, the report required by subdivision 9 of eection 565 of the revised statutes, and by section 20 of chapter 298 of the laws of 1881, being subdivision 20 of section 567a of the annotated statutes.

SECTION 8. Sections 561, 562, 563, 564 as amend Repeals certain ed by chapter 330, of the laws of 1885, and chap ter 408, of the laws of 1887 (except that part allowing a subscription for copies of the proceed. ings of the national conference of charities and corrections, and the purchase of books, etc.); sections 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6, of chapter 298, of the laws of 1881, chapter 291, of the laws of 1883, except that part requiring quarterly visits to county insane asylums, and all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this act are hereby repealed.

SECTION 9. There is hereby appropriated out of appropriaany money in the general fund not otherwise ap propriated, a sufficient sum of money to carry out the purposes specified in this act.

SECTION 10 This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

Approved April 13, 1991.

tions.

No. 32, S.]

[Published April 17, 1891. CHAPTER 222.

AN ACT to authorize P. Hynes, his associates and

assigns, to improve Iron river for log driving purposes, and to charge tolls and boomage thereon.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. For the purpose of improving Iron river and its two main tributaries, namely, the

river.

Patrick Hynes, East Fork and the West Fork thereof, in the et al., may build danis, county of Bayfield and state of Wisconsin, so as etc., iu Iron

to facilitate and improve the driving of logs, rail. road ties, telegraph poles, fence posts and timber, in and down said rivers, from the west line of section six, township forty eight north, range eight west, on the East Fork, and from the south line of section two, township forty eight north, range pine west, on the West Fork, to the mouth of the said Iron river, in township fifty porth, range nine west, in the county of Bayfield aforesaid, Patrick Hynes, his associates or assigns, are hereby authorized and empowered to improve said Iron river and that portion of its tributaries above described, by building dams, clearing and straightening the channels, closing sloughs and otherwise, so as to improve said river and tributaries for driving and floating ali logs, railroad ties, telegraph poles, fence posts and timber that may be put into said river and tributaries for the purpose of being floated down and driven to the mouth of said river. And he or his assigns may also build and maintain a boon or booms on said river and at points on each side thereof within eight hundred feet of its mouth on Lake Superior, for the purpose of stopping, holding, securing and assorting all logs, railroad ties, telegraph poles, fence posts and timber that may come down or be

driven into said river. May charge toll on logs and

SECTION 2. Whenever the said Hynes, his asso

ciates or assigns, shall have so improved said river dled.

and tributaries from the west line of said section six, township forty-eight porth, range eight west, and from the south line of section two, township forty-eight north, range nine west, in said county of Bayfield, so as to make the floating and driving of legs, railroail ties, telegraph poles, fence posts and timber down said river and tributaries reasonably certain and practicable, and shall maintain and operate the same so that logs, railroad ties, telegraph poles, fence posts and timber can be so driven with reasonable certainty on such freshets and with such rises of water as are necessary to float and drive logs in connection with such a oresaid improvements the said Hynes, his associates or assigns, in consideration of such improvements and the facilities obtained thereby, shall be authorized to charge and be entitled to collect and

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receive of any and all persons owning or control-
ling logs, railroad ties, telegraph poles, fence posts
and timber in said river or tributaries, five cents
per thousand feet, board measure, as toll on all
logs and timber put into said river at or within
one mile below the forks in section fifteen, town-
ship forty-nine north, of range nine west, and de-
signed and intended to be driven down said river;
fifteen cents per thousand feet, board measure, as
toll on all logs and timber, and fifty cents per
hundred for railroad ties, telegraph poles and
fence posts designed and intended to be driven
down said East Fork, from and below the south
line of section twenty-four, township forty-nine
north, range nine west; twenty-five cents per
thousand feet board measure, as toll for all logs
and timber, and fifty cents per hundred for rail-
road ties, telegraph poles and fence posts designed
and intended to be driven down said East Fork
from and below the south line of section 6, town-
ship forty-eight north, range eight west; fifteen
cents per thousand feet, board measure, as toll on
all logs and timber, and fifty cents per hundred
for railroad ties, telegraph poles and fence posts
designed and intended to be driven down said
West Fork, from and below the south line of sec-
tion twenty-six, township forty-nine north, rango
pine west; twentyfive cents per thousand feet,
board measure, as toll on all logs and timber, and
fifty cents per hundred for railroad ties, telegraph
poles and fence posts, designed and intended to be
driven down said West Fork, from and below the
south line of section two, township forty-eight
north, range nine west. The amount of said logs,
ties, poles, posts and timber to be determined by
and under the direction of the lumber inspector
of the district in which said river is situated, or by
the mutual agreement of the parties.

SECTION 3. Said Hynes, his associates or as- Tolls,
signs, as compensation for booming, stopping,
holding, sorting and securing logs, timber, rail-
road ties, telegraph poles and fence posts, driven
or run down said river, shall be authorized to
charge and be entitled to collect and receive of
any and all persons owning or controlling logs,
ties, poles, posts and timber which are so boomed,
stopped, held, sorted and secured, twenty-five
cents per thousand feet, board measure, for logs

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and timber, and fifty cents per hundred for railroad ties, telegraph poles and fence posts, in addi. tion to the sum authorized for tolls and driving

on said river. May drive log3 SECTION 4. Whenever the said Hynes, his asand charge for

sociates or assigns, shall have so improved the open river for said Iron river and its tributaries as aforesaid, other logs.

as provided in section two of this act, he (or they) shall be authorized to take possession of all logs, railroad ties, telegraph poles, fence posts and timber put into said river to be floated down the same (the owners of which have not made adequate provision for driving the same, or which may be in the way of the main drive in said rivers), and to drive the same down said Iron river and its tributaries heretofore described, to the mouth thereof, and shall have authority to charge and be entitled to collect and receive of the owners of such logs, ties, poles, posts and timber, the sum stated following, to-wit: For logs so driven from points between the south line of section six, township forty-eight north, range eight west, and the south line of section twenty-four, township forty-nine north, range nine west, on the east branch, and from points between the south line of section two, township forty-eight north, range nine west, and the south line of section twenty-six, township forty-nine north, range nine west, on the west branch of said river, the sum of fifty cents per thousand feet, and for ties, telegraph poles and fence posts, one dollar for each hundred thereof; for logs so driven from points between the south line of section twenty-four, and the forks, in section fifteen, township forty-nine north, range nine west, on the east fork of said river, and from points between the south line of section twentysix and the forks, in section fifteen, township fortypine north, l'ange nine west, on the west fork of the said river, the sum of twenty-five cents per thousand feet, and for ties, telegraph poles and fence posts, fifty cents for each hundred thereof; the aforesaid charges for driving to include all tolls authorized by this act; the amount of such logs, ties, poles, posts and timber to be determined in the same manner as provided by section 2, of this act.

SECTION 5. For any charges for toll, boomage,

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