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contrivance; and it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to place, spread or set any. where, or permit to be placed, spread or set, any net, trap or snare for the purpose of catching, taking or killing any of the animals or birds mentioned in the first two sections of this act; and any game warden, deputy game warden, sheriff, coroner or constable, having any reason to believe that any violation against the provisions of any of the sections of this act has been or is about to be committed, may enter upon any land in search of evidence thereof, and shall seize, coufiscate and remove any net, trap or snare which shall be found 80 placed, spread or set as to indicate the purpose of taking, catching or killing any of the animals or birds mentioned aforesaid, and take the same before any justice of the peace, police court or magistrate of the county; and if it shall be established on the trial, to the satisfaction of such magistrate, that such net, trap or snare was so placed, spread or set with design to make use of the same for catching, taking or killing any of the animals or birds mentioned aforesaid, contrary to the provisions of this act, such magistrate shall enter as part of his judgment, a finding to that effect, and shall order and cause such net, trap or snare or devise to be destroyed by the game warden or bis deputy or by the sheriff or any other official. And it shall also be unlawful at any time to use in pursuit of any such animal or bird, any pivot or swivel gun, or any other fire arm not habitually held at arm's length, and discharged from the shoulder.

SECTION 4. It shall be unlawful to take, de- Destruction of stroy or have in possession the eggs of any of the ribbirds

prohibited. birds mentioned in this act, or of any wild pigeon, king bird, robin, thrush, blue bird, swallow, catbird, woodpecker, flicker, pigeon, dove, wren, finch, lark, plover, oriole, humming bird, bunting, grackle, grosbeak, warbler, fly-catcher, swift, wax. wing, creeper, chick-a dee, goat-sucker, tanager or whip poor-will, or to wantonly disturboor molest the nesting place of any such bird or pigeon, or to kill, wound or take any wild pigeon within three miles of a pigeon roost. Any person violating the provisions of this section, shall, on

conviction thereof be fined not less than one dol

lar, nor more than five dollars. Sneak boats SECTION 5. It shall be unlawful to use in the and scule oats pursuit of any duck, goose, or brant, or any other

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aquatic bird, any sneak boat or scull boat, or any boat impelled by scull oars, sailboat, steamboat, or floating raft or box, or any similar device; and it shall also be unlawful to construct or use any blind in the open water outside the natural growth of grasses or rushes then and there pro

jecting above the water. Penalties.

SECTION 6. Any person who shall violate any provision of sections 1, 3 or 5, of this act, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not less than fifty dollars and not exceeding seventy-five dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail for not less than sixty days and not exceeding three months, or by both such fine and imprisonment and the costs of the prosecution. And any person who shall violate any provision of section 2, of this act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not less than fifty dollars and not exceeding one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail for not less than thirty days, and not exceed. ing three months, or by both such fine and imprisonment and costs of prosecution; and twothirds of such fines as herein provided for, shall go to the person informing of the offense, and one-third shall be covered into the school fund of

this state. Repeals sec. 7, SECTION 7. Section 7, of chapter 413, of the laws chapter 443, laws of 1889. of 1889, is hereby repealed, and all laws or parts

of laws conflicting with this act are hereby repealed.

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

Approved April 22, 1891.

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No. 855, A.]

(Published May 12, 1891. CHAPTER 352.

AN ACT to provide copies of Sanborn and Berry.

man's annotated statutes to persons therein

named, and making an appropriation therefor. The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The superintendent of public prop: Sanborn & erty is directed to procure and deliver one copy of Berryman's Sanborn and Berryman's annotated statutes to the Statutes to be

purchased. assistant chief clerks, bookkeepers and clerks of the judiciary committees of each house, and one copy thereof to each of the following named members of the legislature, viz.: Assemblymen Longbotham, Henderson, Houston, Plummer, Eno, Textor, Davenport, Munger, Winans, Nolan, Daw. son, Lusher and Louis Rossman.

SECTION 2. A sum sufficient to carry out the Appropriation. provisions of this act is hereby appropriated out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

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

Approved April 22, 1891.

No. 851, A.)

[Published May 5, 1891. CHAPTER 353.

AN ACT to authorize the commissioners of pub

lic lands to loan the county of Dunn a sum of money from the trust funds of the state and to repeal chapter 314, of the general laws of 1889.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The commissioners of public lands Loan of trust are hereby authorized to loan to the county of Coudt to Dunn

funds

county

Dunn, out of the trust funds of the state, the sum of sixty-five thouaand dollars ($55,000), to enable said county to build a county asylum for the chronic insane. The chairman of the county board, and the county clerk are hereby authorized and empowered to issue certificates of indebtedness to the state for the amount of said loan, which certificates shall be for such amounts and in such form as said commissioners may require. The resolution adopted by the county board of Dunn county, February 10th, 1891, and recorded in the proceedings of said county board, shall be sufficient authority for said officers of Dunn county to make application for said loan and to issue its certificates of indebtedness for the amount of sixty-five thousand dollars ($65,000), as therein provided, and for the commissioners of

public lands to make said loan to Dunn county. Repeals chap- Section 2. Chapter 314, of the general laws of ter 314, laws' of 1889, is hereby repealed.

, 1889

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

Approved April 22, 1891.

No. 847, A.)

[Published May 5, 1891.

CHAPTER 354.

AN ACT to appropriate a sum of money to defray

the expense of firing a salute of one hundred guns on the 23d day of February, 1891, in honor of Washington's birthday.

for expenses of salute, Wash day.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows: Appropriation SECTION 1. There is hereby appropriated the

sum of one hundred and twelve and fifty oneington's birth hundredth dollars, out of any moneys in the

general fund not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of defraying the expense incurred in firing a salute of one hundred guns on the 23d

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day of February, 1891, in honor of the birthday of Washington; said sum of money to be subject to the order of the quartermaster general.

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

Approved April 22, 1891.

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AN ACT to change the time for holding terms of

court in Brown county.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

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SECTION 1. Section 1, of chapter 82, of the laws Amends chap of 1887, is hereby amended by striking out the 82, laws of 1887 word "fourth” before the word “Monday” in the tenth line of said section, and inserting in lieu thereof the word "last," so that said section when amended shall read as follows: Section 1. The general terms of the circuit court for the four- Terms of court teenth judicial circuit shall be held as follows: In judicial circuit. the county of Door, the first Tuesday in February and the Tuesday after the first Monday in Sep. tember; in the county of Marinette, the first Monday of October, the second Monday of January and the first Monday of May; in the county of Oconto, the second Monday of April and the sec. ond Monday of November; in the county of Brown, the last Monday of November, the first Monday of March and the first Monday of June. Every term in the counties of Brown, conto and Marinette shall also be a special term for the whole judicial circuit.

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

Approved April 22, 1891.

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