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books, records or papers, before said committee, stating time and place; and upon failure of any person to so appear, after being so notified, said committee may issue a summary process, to be signed by the said committee, and Summary prodirected to the sheriff of Dane county, commanding the said cess. sheriff, in the name of the people of the State of Wisconsin, to take the body of the person so failing to comply with the said notice, and bring him forthwith before said committee, to be sworn and examined, as aforesaid; and if such person shall then refuse to be sworn, or to answer under oath such interrogatories touching the matter subject to investigation, as the committee may propound to him, (the answer to which will not criminate himself,) or refuse to produce books, records, or papers, pertinent to the investigation, such person may be, by the said committee, committed to the common jail of the county of May imprison Dane, and be, by the keeper thereof, closely kept there- persons refuin, until he shall answer, as aforesaid, and until his examination shall be concluded, or said committee shall have concluded thier [their] labors.

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SEC. 2. The county of Dane shall pay all the neces- Expenses of sary expenses incurred in conducting said investigation, investigation and comp. of out of the county treasury, and the committee of invescommittee. tigation shall be entitled to such compensation as may be allowed by the board of supervisors of said county: Provided, that no member of said committee shall receive a sum exceeding two dollars per day, for the time actually employed upon said investigation.

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

Approved February 25, 1860,

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CHAPTER 52.

[Published February 28, 1860.]

AN ACT to amend subdivision three, section forty-five, chapter twenty-three, of Revised Statutes, entitled "Of common schools."

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

SECTION 1. Subdivision three, of section forty-five, of chap. 23,R. S. chapter twenty-three, of the Revised Statutes, entitled "Of common schools," is hereby amended, by inserting the word "raised," after the word "moneys," where it last occurs in said subdivision three.

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

Approved February 25, 1860.

CHAPTER 53.

[Published February 29, 1860.]

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AN ACT to amend chapter twenty-two, of the General Laws of 1859, entitled "An act relative to the sale of lands for unpaid taxes, and the conveyance and redemption thereof.".

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

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Amendment SECTION 1. Section four (4), of chapter twenty-two to law of 1859, in ref. to tax (22), of the General Laws of 1859, entitled "An act relative to sale of lands for unpaid taxes, and the conveyance and redemption thereof," is hereby amended, by striking out the words "first day of February," where they occur in the third line of said section, and inserting in lieu thereof the words "last Monday of January. SEC. 2. Section ten (10), of the act of which this is for Co. still amendatory, is hereby so amended as to read as follows: liable to tax-Section 10. All lands bid off for the county, as provided in the preceding section, shall continue liable to be taxed, in the same manner as if they were the property of individuals, and in like manner shall be advertised and sold for the unpaid taxes, interest and charges due thereon; but the county shall continue to be the exclusive purchaser thereof, until the same shall have been re

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deemed, or shall be sold by the county, or until all tax certificates thereon, belonging to the county, shall have been assigned."

SEC. 3. Section twenty-one (21), of the act of which this is amendatory, is hereby amended by inserting, after the word "redemption," at the end of the ninth line of said section, the following words, viz: "And before the same shall be entered on the sale list aforesaid, or delivered to the person so redeeming.'

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SEC. 4. Section twenty-four (24), of the said act, of Redemption which this is amendatory, is hereby so amended as to money may be paid to person read as follows: "Section 24. If there shall be a loss, from whom or wrongful detention, of any such certificate, and the land certificate has therein described shall have been redeemed, any person on proof. may exhibit, to the clerk of the board of supervisors, evidence of such loss or detention, and upon his making the same satisfactorily appear to such clerk, and execu ting to him a bond, with sufficient sureties, to be approved by the clerk of the board of supervisors, that such person will refund such redemption money, with twelve per cent. interest thereon, if any other person will thereafter show his right thereto, such clerk shall pay such redemption money to the person so executing such bond."

SEC. 5. The Secretary of State is hereby directed to To be publishcause this act to be immediately published, and this acted and take shall take effect and be in force from and after its pass- effect.

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Approved February 25, 1860.

CHAPTER 54.

[Published February 29, 1860.]

AN ACT relating to the publication of legal notices.

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

SECTION 1. In all cases where the publication of any Change of title name or style summons, order of court, notice of sale, or other notice of paper not required by law to be published, shall have been com- to affect validmenced in any newspaper, and before the expiration of ity of publithe time for which such summons, order or notice, was cation. required to be published, shall have expired, the title, name, or style of the newspaper in which such publica

tion was commenced, shall have been changed, and such publication shall have been continued in such newspaper, under its new name or style, for the residue of the time required by law for the publication, such publication shall be deemed to be, and shall be, as valid, legal, and effectual as if no change in the name of the said newspaper had been made.

Change of title SEC. 2. In all cases where, after the passage of this of paper not act, the publication of any summons, order of court, noto affect publication after tice of sale, or other notice required by law to be pubthe passage of lished in a newspaper, shall be commenced, and before

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the expiration of the time for which such publication is required by law to be made, the name, style, or title of such newspaper shall be changed, it shall [be] lawful to continue such publication, in such paper, under its new name, or style, for the residue of the time for which such publication is required to be had; and such publication shall be deemed, and shall be, as valid, legal, and effectual, as if no change in the name or style of said newspaper had been made.

SEC. 3. In all cases mentioned in the first and second of publication sections of this act, where the affidavit of publication shall be made after this act takes effect, the affidavit shall state the length of time which such publication was had under each of the names of the said newspaper: Provided, that when the affidavit shall have been made before this act shall take effect, it shall be deemed sufficient if it appear therefrom that the publication was had for the length of time required by law.

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SEC. 4. This act shall be published immediately, as required by law, and shall be in force from and after such publication.

Approved February 25, 1860.

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CHAPTER 55.

[Published February 29, 1860.]

AN ACT to amend chapter 205, of the General Laws of 1859, entitled "An Act to repeal so much of chapter twenty-eight, of the Revised Statutes, as authorizes or directs the appraisal of the school or university lands," approved March 21st, 1859.

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

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SECTION 1. Section four, of chapter two hundred and State treasur five, of the General Laws of 1859, entitled "An Act to er to furnish repeal so much of chapter twenty-eight, of the Revised description of Statutes, as authorizes or directs the appraisal of the lands mortschool or university lands," approved March 21st, 1859, gaged to state. is hereby amended, so as to read as follows: For the purpose of enabling the clerks of the board of supervisors, and of cities and villages, to comply with the provisions of this act, the State Treasurer is hereby required to furnish each of said clerks with a description of all lands mortgaged to the State, to secure loans from the school, university, or drainage fund.

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

Approved February 25, 1860.

CHAPTER 56.

[Published February 29, 1860.]

AN ACT to cede jurisdiction to the United States cver certain tracts of land in the counties of Brown, Kewaunee, Oconto, and Door.

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

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SECTION 1. Jurisdiction is hereby ceded to the Jurisdiction United States over so much land as may be necessary over land cefor the construction and maintainance of light houses, and the dwellings of the keepers thereof, within the counties of Brown, Kewaunee, Oconto and Door, in this State, not exceeding five (5) acres each, as the United States may now, or hereafter, own by purchase or otherwise; the same to be selected by an authorized agent of How land to the United States, and a map thereof filed in the office be selected.

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