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such proprietor, keeper, manager or person in charge shall not sell, furnish or dispose of such substance as and for butter or cheese, made from pure milk or cream, salt and harmless coloring matter, when butter or cheese is asked for.

SECTION 7. No butter or cheese not made wholly State instituand directly from pure milk or cream, salt and tions not to use harmless coloring matter, shall be used in any of products. the charitable or penal institutions of the state. SECTION 8. Any person or persons violating

Penalty. any of the provisions or sections of this act shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined not less than twenty-five nor more than fifty dollars for the first offense, or for each subsequent offense not less than fifty nor more than one hurdred dollars, or be imprisoned in the county jail not less than ten days or more than ninety days, or both.

SECTION 9. One half of all fines collected under the provisions of this act shall be paid to the person or persons furnishing information upon which conviction is procured.

SECTION 10. All acts or parts of acts contravening the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.

SECTION 11. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

Approved April 6, 1891.

No. 30, S.]

[Published April 11, 1891. CHAPTER 166.

AN ACT to amend section 1222a, of the Annota.

ted Statutes in relation to telephone licenses.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

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SECTION 1. Subdivision 3, of section 1222a, of amending sec. the Annotated Statutes of Wisconsin (being sec- tated statutes tion 3 of chapter 345 of the laws of 1883, as amended by chapter 337, of the laws of 1885), is hereby amended so as to read as follows: The annual license fee provided for in the preceding

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section, shall be two and one-quarter per centum of the gross receipts of the business within the state.

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

Approved April 6, 1891.

No. 41, S.]

[Published April 13, 1891.

CHAPTER 167.

AN ACT to vacate a part of Elm street in the

city of West Bend.

Part of Elm street vacated.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. That part of Elm street lying between Fond du Lac street and Elizabeth street, and between blocks two and three in Wightman's addition to the village (now city) of West Bend, in the city of West Bend, in the county of Washington, is hereby vacated.

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

Approved April 6, 1891.

No. 104, S.]

[Published April 13, 1891.

CHAPTER 168.

AN ACT to establish a ferry across Lake St.

Croix at Hudson.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Bernard McGuire and Margaret F. authorized to McGuire, their assigns, executors and adminisLake St. Croix. trators, shall have the exclusive right and privi

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lege, for the term of ten years from and after the passage of this act, of keeping and maintaining a ferry across Lake St. Croix, from the city of Hudson, in the state of Wisconsin, to Lakeland, in the county of Washington, in the state of Minnesota; and no ferry charter shall be granted during the said period, within one mile below the cities of Hudson and Lakeland, and below the railroad bridge over the Lake St. Croix. This grant, so far as it is exclusive, being, however, upon condition that the said Bernard McGuire and Margaret F. McGuire shall during said period, maintain and operate the said ferry so as to subserve the public interest and convenience, as herein provided.

SECTION 2. There shall be kept for use upon Time and manthe said ferry a good and sufficient boat or boats, tion of same. propelled by steam or otherwise, for the use and accommodation of all persons wishing to cross said ferry, and said Bernard McGuire and Margaret F. McGuire, their heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, shall give prompt and ready attendance on passengers, tears and merchan. dise, on all occasions; provided, that said boat or boats need not be run when serious injury would result thereto by contact with ice or otherwise; and provided, further, that when crossing is demanded after 8 o'clock at night double the actual rates for ferrying may be charged, and provided, further, that said corporation shall not be obliged to run its boat boats before the hour of seven A. M., nor after the hour of eight P. M., of each week day, or before the hour of pine A. M., nor after the hour of six P. M., on Sunday; and provided, further, that said Bernard McGuire and Margaret F. McGuire, their associates or assigns, shall forfeit and pay to every person or persons all damages which said person or persons may suffer by reason of the said Bernard McGuire and Margaret F. McGuire and their associates or assigns failing, neglecting, or refusing to give prompt and due attendance upon such person or persons desiring to cross upon said ferry, or for failing, neglecting or refusing to provide and keep a good and sufficient boat or boats, for the safe and speedy crossing of passengers or property. SECTION 3. The rates for crossing at the said Tolls.

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ferry shall not exceed the following, viz.: For each foot passenger, one way ten cents; for round trip, fifteen cents; for each horse, mare, gelding, mule or ass, with or without a rider, one way, twenty cents; for each vehicle drawn by two animals, loaded or unloaded, with a driver, one way, forty cents, and for a round trip, sixty-five cents; for each two-horse or twoox team, with a driver and without a wagon, one way, thirty cents; for single horse and carriage, one way, thirty cents, and for a round trip, fifty cents; for each ox or cow, one way, fifteen cents; for each swine or sheep, one way, five cents, all freight or merchandise or other articles not with or on a wagon and team, at the rate of five cents per barrel, and five cents per hundred weight;lumber shall be ferried at the rate of thirty cents per thousand feet, when delivered on board said boat or boats; provided, that the city council of the city of Hudson shall have authority to reduce said rates, whenever they shall deem proper.

SECTION 4. So much of any act or acts as contravenes the provisions of this act is hereby repealed.

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

Approved April 6, 1891.

No. 137, S.)

[Published April 11, 1891.

CHAPTER 169.
AN ACT to correct an error in the levy and col.

lection of state tax, for the year 1890, in the

county of Portage. The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

Error in levy SECTION 1. Whereas, The state board of superand collection of state tax. vision did, on the 6th day of October, 1890, certify

to the secretary of state, in accordance with section 2, chapter 229, of the laws of 1831, that the county of Portage was entitled to a credit on its next state tax in the amount of three hundred and seventy-seven dollars and 'fifty five cents, erroneously paid for the care and maintenance of one W. S. Spicer, an inmate of the Wisconsin state hospital for the insane, and whereas said amount was not so credited, but the full amount of state tax was collected from said county of Portage, and by the secretary of state placed to the credit of the Wisconsin state hospital for the insane on his books, and whereas this money does not appear on the books of the said hospital, it being money not belonging to it, therefore,

SECTION 2. It is hereby made the duty of the Secretary of secretary of state to draw his warrant upon the warrant in favor state treasurer for the said sum of three hundred and seventy-seven dollars and fiftyfive cents, in amount of favor of said county of Portage, ard thereby reimburse said county of Portage for the tax erroneously collected from it, and to charge the same upon his books to the account of the Wisconsin state hospital for the insane.

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. 119, S.]

[Published April 13, 1891.

CHAPTER 170.

AN ACT to authorize Joseph Lindenmann, his

associates, heirs and assigns, to construct and maintain a dam across "Oak Creek,” in the county of Milwaukee,

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The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented

in senate and assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. Joseph Lindenmann, his associates, Joseph Lindo heirs, and assigns are hereby authorized to authorized to erect and maintain a dam across "Oak Creek, in the county of Milwaukee, on a tract of land creek, Milwauowned by him in the northwest corner of the southeast quarter and in the northeast corner of the southwest quarter; all in section No. two,

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