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causes in the district court of Iowa county. The clerk of the Duty of clerk district court of said county of La Fayette shall enter said of La Fayette suits and causes upon the docket of causes in the same mancounty.
ner as the same would have stood if originally commenced in said court; and said district court shall proceed to find judgment and execution in such suits and causes in the same
manner as if they had originated in said court. Same subject.
Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of the clerk of the district court of the county of La Fayette, whenever execution or other final process shall issue in any of such suits and causes, to endorse upon the back of said execution or other final process, the amount of costs that accrued in the district court for the county of Iowa, as taxed, together with the fees of the clerk of the district court for the county of Iowa for transcripts of said record, and to include the same in the amount of costs to be collected on such execution or process; and it shall be the duty of the sheriff, or other officer of the county of La Fayette, upon the receipt of any of said costs, to pay the same to the clerk of the district court of the county of Iowa, who shall distribute the same to such person or persons
as may be entitled thereto. Certain per
Sec. 4. That for the purpose of carrying out the provisons now in, sions of this act, the officers elected for the county of lowa, office to hold out their residing in the county of La Fayette at the time of the pas
sage of this act, shall be and remain officers of the county of La Fayette, with the power and jurisdiction which of right appertains to officers of other counties of this territory, for
the term for which they were respectively elected ; and to fill Special elec. all such offices as the county of La Fayette, by virtue of its tion when held. organization, shall be entitled to, the legal voters thereof
shall hold a special election on the first Tuesday of April next, at the usual place of holding elections in the respective precincts of said county of La Fayette, and then and there elect all necessary officers to fill all such vacancies, whose term of service shall commence on the first day of May next,
and continue until the time now provided by law for the elecElection how
tion of their successors. The said election shall be conducted conducied. in all respects in the manner now provided by the law regu
lating general elections, and the votes cast at the same shall
be returned and canvassed as therein provided; and the clerk of the board of county commissioners of the county of Iowa shall issue certificates of election to the persons duly elected under the provisions of this act. Sec. 5. The clerk of the board of county commissioners Notices of
election. for Iowa county shall cause notice to be posted up in all the precincts of said county of La Fayette, for the election of the officers to fill the aforesaid vacancies, at least thirty days before the time of holding the same.
Sec. 6. The county of La Fayette shall form a part of the District court first judicial district; the first term of the district court shall when held. be held on the first Monday of September next, and thereafter semi-annually, at the seat of justice for said county, one term on the first Monday of September, and another on the third Monday of April of each year.
Sec. 7. That until suitable buildings are provided at the Court where seat of justice for said county of La Fayette for the accom
held. modation of the district court and the officers which by law are now required to be held at the seat of justice, it shall be the duty of the county commissioners of said county to provide rooms for holding the sessions of the district courts at such place in said county as they may deem most convenient for its inhabitants; and the said commissioners shall give public notice at three several places in each precinct of said county, of the place selected by them for holding the said court, and forward to the judge of the said district court, a copy of said notice, sixty days before holding the said first session; and the place so selected shall be deemed, for all intents and purposes, the court house of the said county for the time being
Sec. 8. All officers residing in the county of Iowa at the Officers of time of the adoption of this act, who were elected for Iowa Iowa to hold
out their county at the last general election, and who do not reside terms. within the limits of the county of La Fayette, as defined in the first section of this act, shall be and remain officers of Iowa county during the term for which they were respectively elected ; and to fill the vacancies in all such offices in the
Vacancies county of Iowa as by virtue of this act shall become vacant, how filled.
Concerning debt of Iowa county.
Governor to appoint marshal to take census.
Marshal to take oath.
Return to whom made.
Census how taken.
the legal voters of said county of Iowa shall hold a special
Sec. 13. The several persons appointed in pursuance of Returns
where made. the provisions of this act to take the census in their respective counties, shall transmit one of said copies to the secretary of the territory, and deliver the other to the register of deeds of Iowa county, and the said register shall preserve the same on file in his office, subject to the inspection of all
Sec. 14. The persons appointed to take said census and
Compensatheir associates, shall receive, from the treasurer of Iowa tion of mar
shals. county, for the service to be performed in taking such census, at the rate of one dollar and fifty cents for every one hundred persons enumerated by them respectively, and they shall be allowed the sum of five dollars for making the abstract, or copies required.
Sec. 15. The register of deeds of the county of La Fayette shall have the privilege of transcribing, from the records of Certain re
cords to be lowa county, free from charge, any record of conveyance of transcribed. land, or personal property, or any charge or mortgage concerning the same, lying and being in the county of La Fayette, and the same to record in his own office, and such record shall be as good evidence in all courts as the original records of Iowa county can be. Sec. 16. To provide for the division of the property and
Commissioneffects of Iowa county, John W. Blackstone, and Robert C. ers to praise Hoard, of said county, be, and they are hereby appointed and divide
certain propcommissioners, with a third person, whom they shall select, erty. to appraise the value of said property and effects, for which purpose the said commissioners shall meet, on or before the first Monday of June next ensuing the passage of this act, and after being sworn by an officer authorized by law to administer oaths, to make a fair and true appraisal of said property and effects, and file the said appraisement, or amount of valuation agreed upon by them for said property and effects, with the clerk of the board of county commissioners of each of the counties of La Fayette and Iowa, after the appraisal
Property of said property and effects, by the said commissioners, it when sold. shall by them be offered for sale at public auction, in the town of Mineral Point, within sixty days after the said ap
period of ten years, of keeping and maintaining a ferry across
To amend an act entitled, “an act to incorporate the city of Milwaukee.”
Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:
SECTION 1. At each annual election hereafter to be held in the city of Milwaukee, as provided by the act to which this is amendatory, there shall be elected in the same manner, and for the same term as the mayor of the said city is now elected, one treasurer, one city attorney, and one marshal;