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cates, and on proof that payment has been made therefor, as required by law.

SEC. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage."

Approved March 22, 18C0.

CHAPTER 157.

[Pellished March 23, 1800.]

Time extend

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Duties of city treasurer.

AN ACT to extend the time of collection of taxes in the city of
Watertown.

The People of the State of Wisconsin, represented in
Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The time for the payment and collection of all city, ward, and special taxes, levied and assessed in the city of Watertown, for the year 1859, is hereby extended to the fourth Monday of March, 1860.

SEC. 2. The city treasurer of said city shall give notice, and proceed to collect said taxes, in the way and manner provided by the charter of said city, and the acts amendatory thereof; and all the acts and doings of said treasurer, in the collection of said taxes, and the return and sale of property for the non-payment of taxes, and all other acts of said treasurer, done and performed, under and by virtue of the provisions of this act, shall be as valid and effectual, as if the same had been done within the time prescribed in said charter and the acts amendatory thereof.

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

Approved March 22, 1860.

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CHAPTER 158.

[Published April 4 1360.]

AN ACT to repeal chapter forty-six, of the General Laws of 1860, entitled "An act to extend the time for collection of taxes in the town of Freedom, in the county of Outagamie."

The People of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Chapter forty-six, of the General Laws of Chap. 46 reeighteen hundred and sixty, entitled "An act for extend-pealed. ing the time for collection of taxes in the town of Free

dom, in the county of Outagamie," is hereby repealed. SEC. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from

and after its passage. Approved March 22, 1860.

CHAPTER 159.

[Published April 7, 1860.]

AN ACT to establish the name of Ellie Metcalf.

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Whereas, David Metcalf, of Watertown, Jefferson Preamble county, in the month of April, A. D. 1856, received from the orphan asylum, of the city of Milwaukee, an infant female child, of about the age of two years, where the name and parentage are not known; which said child still remains with said Metcalf and Whereas, said Metcalf proposes to constitute said child an heir, therefore The People of the Siate of Wisconsin, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows

SECTION 1. The child mentioned in the foregoing pre- Name. amble, shall hereafter be known and recognized by the name of Ellie Metcalf.

SEC. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force on and after its passage.

Approved March 22, 1860.

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CHAPTER 160.

[Published March 29, 1860.]

AN ACT relating to the support of the poor, in counties where the distinction between county and town poor exists.

The People of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The board of supervisors of any county wherein the distinction between town and county poor exists, or may hereafter exist, may purchase or hire, and hold suitable lands and buildings, at and upon which the poor in such county, who are a county charge, may be kept and maintained, and such board of supervisors may appoint an agent to take charge of such poor and of such land or buildings, and to discharge such other duties relating to the care and maintainance of the poor in said county, as may be imposed upon him by the board of supervisors, not inconsistent with law. The board of supervisors, or the agents whom they may appoint, shall have power to bind out all minors who are paupers supported at the expense of the county, in the same manner, and under the same regulations, as town supervisors are authorized to do by section nineteen, of chapter thirtyfour, Revised Statutes.

SEC. 2. Said county board of supervisors may make such rules and regulations as they may deem proper, not inconsistent with law, in relation to the support and maintainance of the poor who are a county charge, and may contract with the supervisors of any town, in such county, to keep and maintain, at the place where county poor are kept, such poor as may be a charge upon such town, at a stipulated price, the amount of which shall be levied and collected in such town, in the same manner that other indebtedness of such town to the county, is levied and collected.

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

Approved March 22, 1860.

CHAPTER 161.

[Published March 27, 1860.]

AN ACT to amend sections one and two, of chapter eighty-nine, of the General Laws of 1859, entitled "An act to prevent unauthorized purchases in behalf of the State."

The People of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

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SECTION 1. Section one, of chapter eighty-nine, of the Furniture General Laws of eighteen hundred and fifty-nine, is here- may be purby amended by inserting after the word "stationery," in the third line from the end of said section, the following words: "and furniture."

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SEC. 2. Section two, of the same chapter, is hereby Shall contract amended by striking out all after the word "stationery," in the third line from the end of said section, and insert the following: "And provided further, that in case the expenses for furniture to be purchased, shall exceed the sum of one hundred dollars, then and in such case the said Superintendent of Public Property shall, to that end, receive at least three proposals for furnishing such furniture, and the contract shall be let to the lowest bidder.

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

Approved March 22, 1860.

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CHAPTER 162.

[Published April 7, 1860.]

AN ACT to lay out a state road from Stevens Point to Eau Claire.

The People of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

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SECTION 1. Burt Britt, John Weeks and J. S. Sher- Commissionman, of the counties of Portage, Marathon and Eau Claire, are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out and establish a state road from the city of Stevens Point, Portage county, by the way of John Weeks' mill, to the village of Eau Claire, in the county of Eau Claire.

Compensation SEC. 2. Such commissioners shall be entitled to such compensation, for laying out said road, as the board of supervisors in each of the counties through which said road runs may deem sufficient, and no money shall be paid out of State treasury therefor.

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

Approved March 22, 1860.

CHAPTER 163.

[Published April 7, 1860.]

AN ACT to amend an act entitled "An act to consolidate and amend the act to incorporate the city of Oshkosh, and the several acts amendatory thereto."

(See Supplement to Local Laws.)

CHAPTER 164.

[Published March 23, 1860.]

AN ACT relating to the public schools in the city of Oshkosh. (See Supplement to Local Laws.)

CHAPTER 165.

[Published March 28, 1860.]

Amendment

AN ACT to amend section 8th, of chapter 86, of the Revised Statutes, entitled "Of alienation by deed, of the proof and recording of conveyauces, and the cancelling of mortgages."

The People of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Section eight, of chapter eighty-six, of the Revised Statutes, entitled "Of alienation by deed, of the proof and recording of conveyances, and the cancelling of mortgages," is hereby amended, by adding after the word "peace," in the seventh line of said section, the words "or clerk of the circuit court."

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