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Sx. 8. This act may at any time be altered or amended by the legislature.
President of the Council.
To authorize school district No. 27 in the town
of Madison, Dane county, to renew a tax warrant.
Tiwer to rerew a tax warrant.
Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatires of the Territory of Wisconsin:
Section 1. The trustees of school district number twentyseven in the town of Madison, Dane county, be and they are hereby authorized and empowered to renew and re-issue to the collector of said district the warrant heretofore issued by them to said collector, for the purpose of collecting monies for school house and school purposes in said district, with the tax list accompanying the warrant heretofore issued ; and the said collector is hereby authorized and empowered to collect under such warrant, when issued, all sums of money specified in said tax list which are unpaid, together with interest on the same from the time the warrant heretofore issued expired, in the same manner he might have done under the original warrant.
Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.
President of the Council.
To provide for the removal of suits from the dis
trict court of Milwaukee county, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin: Section 1. That it shall be the duty of the judge of the
Remoral of third judicial district of the territory of Wisconsin, in all suits suits from
Milwankee to and causes now pending in the district court of the county of
Waukesha Milwaukee, in which an affidavit shall be presented to him, when. sworn before any officer authorized to administer oaths, made by the parties or either of them to any such suit or causes, or by the agent or attorney of either of such parties, that such parties or either of them reside in the county of Waukesha, accompanied with a written request or consent, signed by each of such parties, their agents or attorneys, that such suit or cause be removed for trial to the district court for the county of Waukesha, to make an order in writing, either in term time or vacation, for the removal of such suit or cause to the district court for the county of Waukesha for trial.
Sec. 2. It shall be the duty of the clerk of the district Duty of clerk court for the county of Milwaukee, in each suit or cause in to make tran. which such order is served on him, within six days after such script.
service, to make a copy of such order together with his certificate of the amount of costs which have accrued in the same in the district court for Milwaukee county, as taxed, designating the portion of costs which is for the fees of officers of the said court, and transmit the same, together with all process, pleadings, &c., in such suit or cause, to the clerk of the district court for the county of Waukesha, and the said costs shall abide the event of such suit in the said district court for the
said county. Causes how Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of the clerk of the district docketed.
court for the said county of Waukesha, to place each of such suits or causes upon the docket of causes for the first ensuing term of the district court for said county, together with all the minutes and entries in relation thereto as certified by the clerk of the district court for said county, together with all the minutes and entries in relation thereto as certified by the clerk of the district court for the county of Milwaukee, under the head of “causes removed from the district court of Milwaukee county," and said suits or causes shall stand in the same situation in respect to trial and continuance that they would stand in at the next term of the district court for the county of Milwaukee had they not been removed.
Sec. 4. In all executions issued upon final judgments renCosts of dis.. dered in such suits or causes, the clerk of the district court trict court of Milwaukee of said county of Waukesha shall command the sheriff to how collected
collect the amount of costs certified by the clerk of the district court of Milwaukee county, to have accrued against the defendants in such execution in said court, stating separately the sum to be collected for fees of officers of the district court for the county of Milwaukee.
Sec. 5. It shall be the duty of the sheriff of said county Costs to whom paid.
of Waukesha to pay to the clerk of the district court of Milwaukee county the sum or sums which he is commanded t9 collect as fees of officers of the district court for the county of Milwaukee as soon as the same are collected.
Sec. 6. It shall be the duty of all justices of the peace in the county of Waukesha, in all cases where appeals have been Duty of Jus. taken from judgments rendered by them since the ninth day tices of Wau.
kesha. of November last, to file in the office of the clerk of the district court for the county of Waukesha, a transcript of the records and proceedings in such cases, as required by law in relation to appeals from justices' courts, and all such appeals shall be prosecuted to final judgment as in other cases.
Sec. 7. So much of section five of an act entitled "an act to provide for a division of the county of Milwaukee,” approved January 31st, 1816, as is inconsistent with the provisions of this act, is hereby repealed. Sec. 8. The official acts of the register of deeds of Wau
Certain acts kesha county,
since the second Monday of June 1816, are and records hereby confirmed, and all deeds and records in the office of confirmed. the register of deeds of Milwaukee county from the said second Monday of June 1846, to the first day of January 1847, relating to property in the said county of Waukesha, are hereby declared to be valid and binding as if the act entitled “
an act to provide for a division of the county of Mil. waukee," approved January 31st, 1816, had not been passed.
Sec. 9. The official acts of the several officers appointed
MASON C. DARLING,
President of the Council. APPROVED January 15, 1847.
To provide for the admeasurement of dower.
Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives
of the Territory of Wisconsin: Petition for
SECTION 1. That any widow who shall not have had her dower. dower assigned to her, within forty days after the decease of
her husband, may apply by petition to the judge of probate of the county in which the lands subject to dower lie. Such petition shall specify the lands in which the widow claims
dower, and a copy thereof, with a notice of the time and Notice to be place when the same will be presented shall be served at giren. least ten days previous to its presentation upon the parties in
terested, or their guardians, where any such parties are mi
Sec. 2. Such notice may be served personally upon the Notice how served. parties or the guardian of minors in the manner required for
the service of process in the district courts, and if any of the
Sec. 3. When any of the parties are minors, and have pointed no guardian, the judge of probate, on application of the wid
ow, shall appoint some competent person, a guardian of such ininors, for the sole purpose of appearing for, and taking care of their interest in such proceedings, and upon such guardian notice of the application for the admeasurement of dower, and all subsequent notices shall be served, whether
said minors reside in the territory or not. Idineasure
Sec. 4. Upon such application being made, and proof of ment of dow er luw inade, service, the judge of probate shall, upon the hearing of the
parties, order that admeasurement be made of such widow's