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No. 730, A.]

[Published April 4, 1891. CHAPTER 134.

AN ACT to amend the city charter of Sturgeon

Bay, Door county, Wis.

(See Vol. 2.)

No. 842, A.]

[Published April 15, 1891.

CHAPTER 135.

AN ACT to revise chapter 37, of the general laws

of 1885, entitled, “An act to incorporate the city of Kaukauna."

(See Vol. 2.)

No. 494, A.]

[Published April 9, 1891. CHAPTER 136.

AN ACT to repeal chapter 63, of the laws of

1889, entitled, “ An act to create the municipal
court of the county of Dunn and the city of

Menomonie.”
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows: Repeals chap SECTION 1. Chapter 63, laws of 1889, entitled, to 63, laws of ; “ An act to create the municipal court of the

county of Dunn ard the city of Menomonie," is hereby repealed.

SECTION 2. All judgments rendered by said circuit court, municipal court and entered in the docket or Dupa county: dockets thereof, and all commitments of crim

inals to the common jail of Dunn county, and all bonds and recognizances taken by said court

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from persons charged with any crime or misdemeanor to appear before the circuit court of Dunn county to answer any criminal offense, and any and all other bonds and recognizances taken by said court shall be and remain in full force and effect. And the circuit court of Dunn county shall have full power and is hereby authorized and empowered to hear, try and determine all actions, whether civil or criminal which have been taken, or which may be hereafter taken before this act goes into effect, to said circuit court from said municipal court, by appeal or by virtue of section 9, of said chapter 63, laws for 1889, or otherwise, with like effect as though said chapter 63, laws of 1889, had not been repealed.

SECTION 3, It shall be the duty of the judge of Dockets, etc., said municipal court, at the time this act takes to be delivered effect, to deliver to the then nearest qualified and tice of the acting justice of the peace of the city of Menom. peace. onie, the docket or dockets, civil and criminal, of said municipal court, together with all other books and papers pertaining to said court; and such justice of the peace is hereby authorized and empowered to demand and receive the same. And such justice of the peace and his successors in office are hereby authorized and empowered to issue execution on any judgment entered in the docket or dockets of said municipal court when such judgment does not exceed the jurisdiction of the justices of the peace as defined by sec. tion 3572, of the revised statutes; and in judg: ments exceeding the jurisdiction of justices of the peace, it shall be the duty of the person desiring an execution on any such judgment to procure a certified transcript thereof, and file the same with the clerk of the circuit court of Dunn county, and such clerk shall docket such judg. ment and issue execution as in other cases. And such justice of the peace and his successors in office are also hereby authorized and empowered to do any other act or thing necessary to carry any such judgment into effect, the same as though such judgment had been taken and rendered before him.

SECTION 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after May 1, 1891. Approved April 3, 1891.

No. 357, A.]

[Published April 9, 1891.

CHAPTER 137.

AN ACT to authorize Cyrus C. Yawkey, George

W. Lee and Andrew Jackson, their associates, heirs or assigns to construct, maintain and operate a canal from Lake Katherine to Tomahawk lakes, in Oneida county, and to construct, maintain and operate booms and other works appurtenant thereto, for log driving purposes, and to drive, boom and handle logs thereon.

aud operate booms, etc.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows: Cyrns W. Yaw- Section 1. Cyrus C. Yawkey, Geo. W. Lee, and

, thorized to con- Andrew Jackson, their associates, heirs or asmaintain canal signs are hereby authorized and empowered to

cut, construct, maintain and operate a canal at such place as they shall deem necessary or convenient, to connect Lake Katherine, situate in Oneida county, with Tomahawk lakes, situate in the same county, in the towns of Hazelhurst and Minocqua, of sufficient width and depth to run or float logs, timber and lumber to and fro be. tween said Lake Katherine and said Tomahawk lakes, and to erect, construct, maintain and operate such boom or booms and other works, in said canal or lakes, at such point or points, place or places, as they shall deem necessary or convenient for the purpose of holding, storing, sorting, handling, rafting and delivering any and all logs, timber and lumber of every kind whatsoever, that shall be run, driven or floated on said canal or lakes. And said Cyrus C. Yawkey, Geo. W. Lee and Andrew Jackson, their associates, heirs or assigns, are hereby granted the right to take, acquire and hold by purchase, lease, license, eminent domain, or otherwise, all lands which may be necessary for carrying out the purposes of this act. In case it shall be necessary to take, flow or injure lands and property in the construction and operation of the canal or works hereby authorized, and said Cyrus C. Yawkey, Geo. W. Lee and Andrew Jackson, their assigns or legal representatives

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cannot acquire such lands and property by agree. ment, or purchase, the said parties sball be entitled to and possess all the rights, powers and privileges conferred by section 1777, of the revised statutes, and the acts amendatory thereof, upon corporations organized under said revised statutes for the improvement of streams and driving logs therein, to acquire such lands and property.

SECTION 2. The said parties, their assigns and May hold logs legal representatives, are hereby authorized to re- assorting and ceive and take possession of all logs, timber, storing. posts, poles and lumber coming down, or driven into, or placed or driven to and fro between said Lake Katherine and said Tomahawk lakes, through said canal, and shall, at the request of the owner or owners of such logs, posts, poles, and lumber, take charge of the same and drive all such such logs, timber, posts, poles and lumber down said canal to its mouth or to any works of improvement made in connection therewith for booming, assorting, storing or delivering the same and at all times after receiving or taking possession thereof as aforesaid, shall be deemed to continue and be entitled to the absolute, entire, and exclusive possession of the same, wherever the same may be, until all fees and tolls for the use of said canal and improvements, and for driving, storing, assorting and delivering the same, and costs, charges, and permanent liens thereon are fully paid, and may be and are authorized to demand, receive, levy, sue for, recover, and collect from the owner or owners of all such logs, timber, posts, poles, and lumber, such reasonable fees, tolls, costs, charges, and licenses. And the same shall be and remain as liens, upon all such logs, timber, posts, poles, and lumber, until fully paid and satisfied.

SECTION 3. The said parties, their assigns and may charge legal representatives, are authorized and empowered to fix and charge reasonable fees and tolls for the use of said canal and improvements, and like fees, tolls and charges for driving, booming, storing, assorting and delivering any and all logs, timber, posts, poles, and lumber which may be driven, boomed, stored, assorted or delivered by them, and all suchfees, tolls, and charges shall be and remain a lien upon all such logs, timber, posts, poles, and lumber, until fully paid and sat

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isfied, and may be collected as provided in the revised statutes for the enforcement of liens upon logs, timber and lumber.

SECTION 4. The right is hereby reserved to repeal or annul this act, and to revoke or modify the franchise hereby granted, whenever, in the judgment of the legislature the public interest may so demand.

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

Approved April 3, 1891.

No. 228, A.]

[Published April 9, 1891.

CHAPTER 138.
AN ACT fixing the time of the spawning or closed

season for the Brule river in Douglas county. The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The spawning or closed season, as in Brule river. construed and established by section 2, chapter

486, laws of 1889, of the state of Wisconsin, for brook, rainbow and mountain trout, be and hereby is, construed, fixed and established for such brook and mountain trout, and for grayling, in and for the Brule river and its tributaries in Douglas county, Wisconsin, from September 1st to the fifth day of August next succeeding, in

Closed season for certain fish

each year.

SECTION 2. All acts or parts of acts conflicting or inconsistent with the provisions of this act be and the same 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.

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