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by the name of Warren; which said town shall be entitled to all the rights and privileges which other towns are entitled to by law, and that the first election and town meeting in said town be held at the school house in district number one, on the town line, between towns seyen and eight. Fins

APPROVED, February 17, 1842,

AN ACT to organize certain towns in the county

of Rock.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin : $1. That township one, and the south half of township two Boundary lines

of Clinton. north, of range fourteen east, of the fourth principal meridian, and sections twenty-two, twenty-three, twenty-four, twenty-five, twenty-six, twenty-seven, thirty-four, thirty-five and thirty-six, in township two north, of range thirteen east, and sections one, two, three, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, twenty-three, twentyfour, twenty-five, twenty-six, thirty-five and thirty-six, in township one north, of range thirteen, east, be and the same are hereby organized into a separate town, by the name of Clinton; and the first election shall be held at the dwelling house of Charles Tuttle.

§ 2. That all that part of township one north, of range thir- of Beloit. teen east, not included in the town of Clinton, and sections nineteen, twenty, twenty-one, twenty-eight, twenty-nine, thirty, thirtyone, thirty-two and thirty-three, in town two north, of range thirteen, and townships one north, of ranges ten, eleven and twelve east, he and the same are hereby organized into a separate town, by the name of Beloit; and the first election shall be held at the school house in Beloit.

$3. That township two north, of range twelve east, excepting of Rock. fractional sections one and two, lying north and west of Rock river, is hereby organized into a separate town, by the name of Rock; and the first election in said town shall be held at the house of Jasper Sears.

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Of Union.

Of Center.

§ 4. That town four north, and the north half of town three north, of range tea east, town four north, of range eleven east, and all that part of the north half of town three north, of range twelve east, which lies west of Rock river, be and they are hereby organized into a separate town, by the name of Union; and the first election shall be held at the house of Charles M'Millen.

§ 5. That all that part of the south half of town three north, of range twelve east, which lies west of Rock river; fractional sections one and two, lying west and north of Rock river, in town two north, of range twelve east; the south half of town three north, of range eleven; the south half of town three north, of range ten east, and towns two north, of ranges ten and eleven east, be and the same are hereby organized into a separate town, by the name of Center; and the first election of said town shall be held at the house of James H. Knowlton.

$ 6. That towns three and the north half of towns two north, of ranges thirteen and fourteen east, and all that part of towns three and four, north of range twelve east, lying east of (the) Rock river, be and the same are hereby organized into a separate town, by the name of Janesville; and the first election in said town shall be held at the inn of John L. Kimball.

$7. That towns four north, of ranges thirteen and fourteen east, be and the same are hereby organized into a separate town, by the name of Milton; and the first election in said town shall be held at the house of Jason Walker.

APPROVED, February 17, 1842.

Or Janesville.

Or Milton.

AN ACT to amend the act to incorporate the

village of Southport. Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the

Territory of Wisconsin : Powers of trus. § 1. That in addition to the powers enumerated in the act to

which this is an amendment, the trustees of said village shall have the power to pass and enforce ordinances to prohibit the discharge of fire arms within the corporate limits of said village, and to re

tees.

liable to taxa.

strain cattle, horses and swine from running at large, by imposing and collecting fines and forfeitures for every violation of any ordinance passed under and by virtue of this section. § 2. The trustees aforesaid shall have authority to appoint one Police consta

bles. or more police constables in said village, who shall possess

and discharge the powers and duties of constables of organized towns, and who shall execute any legal process or order directed to him or them by the trustees of said corporation; for which service he shall receive such compensation as may be allowed by the board of trustees aforesaid, to be paid out of the treasury of said village.

§ 3. The taxes hereafter to be levied in said village, shall be What property assessed

upon

the real estate within the limits of said village, ex- tion. clusive of improvements, and as much of the ninth section of the act to which this is amendatory, as authorizes the levying of more than one per cent. for village purposes, and so much of the eighteenth section of the same act as authorizes the levying of more than one per cent., to be expended in either ward of said village, is hereby repealed.

§ 4. All fines and forfeitures incurred for the violation of any Fines and forordinance passed by the trustees of either ward of the village of tentures, how

collected Southport, shall be sued for and collected in the name of the president and trustees of said village; and shall be paid into the treasury of the ward in which the fine or forfeiture was incurred. Labor upon

highways. § 5. The trustees of said village shall have power to cause the labor or money authorized to be raised by virtue of the thirteenth section of the act to which this is amendatory, to be expended upon any public highway leading to or from said village.

PASSED, February 18, 1842.

AN ACT to provide for the relief of purchasers

of canal lands. Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin: $1. That all interest moneys which may or might have be- Interest money

remitted absocome due to the Territory of Wisconsin, on or before the twenty- lutely.

second day of December, A. D. eighteen hundred and forty-one, by virtue of an act of the Legislative Assembly, approved February twenty-sixth, A. D. 1S39, or by virtue of any subsequent acts, from purchasers of lands granted by Congress to said Territory to aid in the construction of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal, be and the same are hereby fully and absolutely remitted and discharged; and all and every purchaser or purchasers cf such lands, his, her or their representatives and assigns, is and are hereby released from every obligation incurred to pay the whole or any part of said interest moneys. Remitted con. § 2. That all interest moneys which might have or shall beditionally. come due from any purchasers of said canal lands, in pursuance of any act of the Legislative Assembly, or by the terms of the proclamation of the canal commissioners, fixing the time of payment of interest on the purchase money of canal lands; excepting so much of said interest moneys as shall be required by said commissioners to meet the interest on any loan or loans which may have been made, or shall be shown to said commissioners to have been duly made according to law, and excepting so much of said interest moneys as shall be required to pay the necessary expenses of collecting such interest moneys, and of depositing the same in payment of the interest on any loan, said expenses not to exceed three hundred dollars; be and the same are hereby fully and absolutely remitted and discharged. Interest remit. § 3. It shall be the duty of the canal commissioners, at the o o o times which may have been or shall be fixed for the payment of collected. interest on the purchase money of canal lands, by any proclamation made or to be made, in pursuance of the act approved February 19th, eighteen hundred and forty-one, to require and demand of the several purchasers of canal lands, no more of such interest moneys then in arrear and unpaid, than shall be sufficient to meet the interest on any loan, and all necessary expenses relating to the collection and deposite of said interest as aforesaid; and such interest moneys shall be collected of the several purchasers in just proportion to the whole amount then due from each of said pur

chasers respectively; and no interest moneys shall be required of said purchasers to provide for the payment of the interest on any loan, until legal vouchers, showing the actual deposite of the moneys borrowed by such loan, are deposited with the receiver of the canal fund: Provided, that if the whole or any part of the interest moneys which may be remitted in pursuance of this act, shall be hereafter required to meet any liability incurred by the Territory in the negotiation of any loan, or for any work done in the construction of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal, or to meet any liability to refund the proceeds of the canal grart to Congress, that then it shall be in power of the Legislature to call for and collect the whole or any portion of the interest moneys so required as aforesaid, notwithstanding the provision for the remission of interest contained in this act. § 4. In no case shall the Territory or its agents impair the se- No security for

interest to be curity it now holds for the payment of the interest due by virtue of either of the acts mentioned in this act, nor cancel the bonds given by the purchasers of the canal lands, unless the whole amount due on the bonds according to their tenor be first paid.

APPROVED, February 14, 1942.

given up.

cers.

AN ACT for the relief of Portage county.
Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the .
Territory of Wisconsin:

§ 1. That it shall be the duty of the sheriff of Dane county First election to order an election for county officers of the county of Portage,

of county offion the fourth Monday in March next.

§ 2. The said sheriff shall give notice of such election, by Notice thereof. causing notices of the same to be posted at each of the election precincts in said county, at least twenty days previous to the said fourth Monday in March.

§ 3. The county officers chosen at said election shall hold their Term of office. offices until the first Monday in January next.

APPROVED, February 9, 1842.

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