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the said several towns, they shall, for all town purposes, be To what pare considered as parts of the respective towns within the limits remain at. of which they are now embraced, and until otherwise declar. iached. ed by law, they, or the several paris thereof shall severally remain attached to the respective election districts to which they would have belonged if the above organizatiou had not been made.

Sec. 12. That all that part of the town of Addison, in the county of Washington, embraced in toivnship number twelve,

Wayne. north of range number eighteen east, be, and the same is hereby organized inio a separate town by the name of Wane, and the first town meeting shall be held at the house of Patrick Connolly.

Sec. 13. All that part of the county of Fond du Lac, einbraced in township number sixteen, north of ranges number

Eldorado. sixteen and seventeen easi, be, and the same is hereby organized into a separate town by the name of Eldorado, and the first town meeting shall be held at the house of Cyrus Parks. The said town of Eldorado shall form a part of the restern assembly district in said county, under the state goverment.

Sec. 11, That all that part of the town of Roine, in the county of Dane, embraced in township number six, north of Dunn. range number ten east, be, and the same is hereby organized into a separate town by the name of Dunn, and the first town meeting shall be held at the house of

Sec. 15. That so much of range six east, as is embraced in towns six and seven, Dane county, is hereby organized into a separate town by the name of Blue Mounds, and the Blue Roums. first town meeting shall be held at the house of Ira Isham: Provided, that until the town of Blue Mounds shall be organ

Proviso. ized by the choice of town officers, it shall remain attached to the town of Cross Plains for the purpose of town governo ment.

Sec 16. Township number fifteen and the south half of township (of) number sixteen north, in range number nineteen east, organized into the town of Forest, is hereby declar.

Forest. ed to be a lown by that name, and the acts and proceedings of said town in its affairs for the year 1847, shall not be deem.

ed illegal or invalid by the reason of the said township's har: ing been included in the town of Taychedah,

Sec. 17. That for temporary purposes of town government, all that part of Winnebago county, embraced in fractional town twenty, north of range fourteen east, fractional town nineteen and lown twenty, of range fifteen, and the two west ranges of sections of towns nineteen and twenty, of

range sixteen, be, and the same is hereby organized into a Winnecənnah separate town by the name of Winneconnab, and the first

town meeting shall be held at the house of Augustus Grig.

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Sec. 18. That any law now existing by which personal property not

property may be taxed, shall not be in force in the town of to be laxed.

Sun Prairie.

Sec. 19. That until the first election of town officers ia How towns the said several towns, they shall for all town purposes be to remain attached,

considered as parts sf the respectives towns within the limits of which they are now embrcced, and until otherwise declar. ed by law, they or the several parts thereof shall severally remain attached to the respective election districts to which they would have belonged if the above organization had not been made.

Sec. 20. That all acts contravening the provisions of this Acts repealed act, be, and the same. are hereby repealed.

TIMOTHY BURNS, Speaker of the House of Representatives.


President of the Council APPROVED, March 11, 1848.



To incorporate the Sheboygan and Fond du Lao

Road Company

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Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:

Section 1. That H. C. Hobart, Charles D. Cole, John W. CommissionTailor, Elias R. Chase, Moses S. Gibson, A. P. Lyman, J. ers appointed. T. Kirtland, John A. Eastman, and John Bannister, and such, other persons as shall associate with them, and become stockholders pursuant to the provisions of this act, shall be and hereby are created and made a body corporate and politic, in fact and in name, by the name of "The President and Di-Name and

style of cor. rectors of the Sheboygan and Fond du Lac Road Company," poration. and by that name they and their successors shall have perpetual succession, and shall be persons in law capable of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded, answer. ing and being answered unto, defending and being defended in all courts and places whatsoever, in all matters apperlain. ing to said company.

Src. 2. The said company shall bave power to construct Power or core a plank road from the village of Sheboygan, in Sheboygan poration, county, to the village of Fond du Lac, in Fond du Lac county, and to extend a branch from the same to the town of Taye eheedah, and the route of said road between the points above named shall be determined by the directors of said company when elected by the stockholders and duly organized, and they shall have power in their discretion to construct said road along and upon any road or highway now or hereafter to be laid out, opened and established by the proper authori. ties, and of such width, and in such manner as the said die rectors eball determine, and the said tracks, side cuts or turn onts upon the same, may be made of planks, charcoal, stone

timber, or any other hard material, securely laid, 20 as 10

form a smooth and even surface. Amount of Sec. 3. The capital stock of said company shall not er. capital sloek.ceed the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars, to be

divided into shares of twenty-five dollars each, and shall be transferable in such manner as shall be prescribed in and by the bye-law's of said company, and each stockholder shall be entitled to one vote for each and every share of stock held

by thein, by proxy or in person. Concerns of Sec. 4. The business and the concerns of said company company how manage shall be managed and conducted by nine directors, who shall

be stockholders, and shall be elected annually, on the first Wednesday in December, at such place as a majority of the directors shall appoint, and shall hold their office for one year and until others are chosen. And the said directors shall choose one of their number to be their president, and a majority of said directors shall be a quorum for the transaction of business,

Sec. 5. The said directors or a majority of them shali Power to have power to make such bye-laws, rnles, and regulations as make bye.

to them shall appear necessary and proper for the manage ment of the concerns of said company, tot inconsistent with the laws of the territory, or the future state of Wisconsin, and also to appoint such agents and oficers, as may be necessary to carry out the objects of this corporation.

Src. 6. The persons named in the first section of this sei,

or any lio of them, shall be commissioners to open books Books opened

and receire subscriptions to the capital stock of said company, at such times and places as a majority of them may dcern espedient, and whenever ten thousand dulars of sur la capital stock shall be subscribed for and distributed, and ten per cent. paid thereun, said commnissioners shall call a meetings of the stockholders of said company by giving two weeks' public notice of the same in one or more peitspapers peto lished in the towns of Sheboygan nnd Fond du Lac, for the purpose of electing the directors of said company, w bo shall bold their office until the first annual election thereafter, and the directors shall be authorized to call in and require the

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payment of the balance of the stock subscribed for, in ten

per cent, instalments, as they progress in the construction of said toad and as the interests of the company may require.

Sec. 7. It shall and may be lawful for said company, their officers, engineers and agents to enter upon any lands for the Corporation purpose of exploring, surveying and locating the route of said may take

land. road, doing thereto no unnecessary damage, nor locating any such route through any orchard or garden, nor through any building, or any fixtures or erections for the purpose of trade or manufactures, without permission from the owners there. of'; and when said route shall be determined by the said company, it shall be lawful for them, their officers, agents, engineers, conifactors and servants, at any time to enter pon, take possession of and use such lands, to the width of four rods, and also to take from any lands adjoining said road, gravel, stone or earth, for the purpose of constructing or repairing said road; subject, however, to the payment of $uch compensation as the company may have agreed to pay there for, or as shall be ascertained in the manner hereinafter directed and provided.

Sec. 8. Whenever it shall be neccesary for the said com- flow 1411.6pany to enter upon and occupy, for the purpose of making ges to be a.s.

sessed for or. said road, any land upon which the same may be located, and the owner or owners of said lands shall refuse to permit such or taking maentry or occupation, and the parties cannot agree upon the building road compensation to be made for any injory that may be done to such land by such entry and occupation, it shall and may be lawful for the par:ies to appoint three disinterested persons tu estimate such dåmáce, who shall fake an oath or affirmat. tion fairly and impartially to estimate the same, and who shall reside within the county where the land lies: Thelex: penses incurred by said appraisers shall be 'defrayed by the şaid company, but if the parties cannot agree upon such persods, or if the persons iso chosen shall not decide upon the t'a ******** matter, or if the owner of such and shall refuse or ineglect to join in such appointment within twents days after the tequi! sition for that purpose u pon him wade or if any such ownershell be under legal disability orodt of the territory, then it shall be

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