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canse by a jury, in the same manner as other jury causes

are tried in said court. Return to be Sec. 4. If a return shall not be made by the register, made to court. according to law, either party may file with the clerk of

the circuit court an affidavit stating that such appeal has been duly made, and that the register has failed to make his return to such court, aecording to law; whereupon the court may compel such return by order or attachment.

Sec. 5. : Upin satisfactory evidence that the return of Court can compel to amend the register is substantially erroneous or defective, or does returu. not contain all the evidence submitted to him, the court

may in like manner compel him to amend the same.

Sec. 6. The court in which any such appeal shall be issue certiñ. tried, shall make an order that the register issue a certificate. cate for the land in question to the successful party, and

award costs against the losing party, and enter judgment :therefor against said party and his sureties.

Sec. 7. The cases provided for in this act may be May be removed to supreme removed to the supreme court by a peal or writ of error, court as in other cases; and the said court shall, on the hearing

of any such case, by order, affirm or reverse the order of the court below.

Sec. 8. Upon the service of a copy of the order menCertificate to be issued. tioned in either of the foregoing sections, certified by the

clerk of the proper court, the register shall issue a certificate to the successful party.

Sec. 9. This act sliall take effect and be in force from and after its publication.

Approved, February 1, 1853.

Chap. 2. An Act to authorize the Secretary of State to audit certain accounts, and

providing for the payment thereof. The people of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. The secretary of state is hereby authorized to audit the accounts of the several newspaper publishers in this state, for publishing the law authorizing the business of banking, as authorized by a joint resolution adopted by the legislature at its last annual session; and there is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, a sufficient sum für their payment: Provided, The amount so allowed shall not exceed the sum of ten dollars to each newspaper publishing the same.

Approved, February 7, 1853.

An Act to extend the [time] for the collecting of Taxes in the Town of

Dane, County of Dane.
The people of the State of Wisconsin, represented in

Chap 3, Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The time for collecting the taxes in the town of Dane, in the county of Dane, is hereby extended thirty days beyond the time now required by law; and the treasurer of said town shall have the s me right to levy on property and sell the same, within such time so extended, as is now allowed by law for such purposes.

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

Approved, February 7, 1853.

An Act to fix the time for holding the February Term of the Circuit Court of Milwaukee County.

Chap 4 The people of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The circuit court for the county of Milwaukee, to be held on the second Monday of February (the fourteenth), in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-three, shall be and is hereby deferred and postponed to the first Monday in May of said year, the time for holding the regular spring term of said court.

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

Approved, February 8, 1853.

An Act to incorporate the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society. The people of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Chap. 5. Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Tie “Wisconsin State Agricultural Society” Created a body is hereby declared a body politic and corporate, and by corporate. that name it shall be known in all courts and places whatsoever.

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Sec. 2. The objects of the society being to promote and improve the condition of agriculture, horticulture, and the mechanical, manufacturing and household arts, it shall be allowed, for those purposes only, to take, hold, and convey real and personal estate; the former not exceeding in value ten thousand dollars.

SEC. 3. The said corporation shall possess all the powers and privileges conferred, and be subject to all the Tiabilities imposed, upon corporations by the revised sta

tutes of this state, so far as the same may be applicable. Execative

SEC. 4. For the purpose of organizing said society committeemay under this charter, and for the trausaction of such other call meetings. business as may come before it, the executive committee

of the society may call a meeting of the same, at such time and place as they may deem proper; first giving due notice thereof.

SEC. 5. The said society may continue to use and occupy the southeast corner room in the basement of the capitol, until otherwise ordered by the legislature.

Sec. 6. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage, and may be amended, altered, or repealed by any future legislature.

Approved, February 9, 1853.

Chap. 6.

An Act to repeal an Act entit'ed an Act in reference to Appeals from

Justices' Courts ; approved April 16, 1852.
The people of the State of Wisconsin, represented in
Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. An act entitled an act in reference to appeals from justice courts, approved April 16, 1852, is hereby repealed: Provided, That no proceeding by appeal commenced under the act hereby repealed, shall be affected by this repeal.

Approved, February 10, 1853.

Chap, 7.

An Act to organize the County of Waupacca for judicial purposes.
The people of the State of Wisconsin, represented in
Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. From and after the first day of April next, When organi: zed

the county of Waupacca shall be fully organized for judicial purposes, and shall enjoy all the rights and privi

circuit.

leges appertaining to other counties so organized in this state. Sec. 2. Said county of Waupacca shall be and hereby Made part of

third judicial is constituted a part of the third judicial circuit, and two terms of the circuit court shall be holden annually in said county, at the county seat thereof, to wit: on the third Monday of March, and the third Monday in August, Terms of court annually. There shall be four terms of the county court annually, to wit: on the first Mondays in February, May, August, and November.

SEC. 3. All writs shall issue and be made returnable How writs reas required by law in other counties; and all laws now in turnable. force applicable to the snmmoning and empannelling of jurors, shall be applicable to and be in force in the said county of Waupacca.

SEC. 4. The qualified electors of said county shall, on Election of of the first Tuesday of April, 1953, elect a sheriff, clerk of the court, and register of deeds for said county, who shall hold their offices until the first day of January, 1855; and a county judge, who shall hold his office until the first day of January, 1854, and until his successor is elected and qualified. At such election the votes given for such How returns

to be made, officers shall be returned and canvassed in the same man. ner as votes are returned and canvassed at a general elecction in other organized counties of this state.

Sec. 5. After such first election, all county officers provided for by the law of this state, shall be elected in said county at the same time and in the same manner as is provided by law in other organized counties.

Approved, February 11, 1853.

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An Act to divide the County of La Crosse, and create the County of Jackson.

The people of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Chap. 8. Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. All that portion of country now embraced Boundaries. in La Crosse county, north of the township line, between township (18) eighteen and (19) nineteen, extending from Adains county to the state line in the Mississippi river, is hereby set off into a separate county, to be called and known as the county of Jackson.

Sec. 2. That the county of Jackson, aforesaid, shall be When organiorganized after the first day of March next (1853), for the zed. purposes of county government, and shall enjoy all the

rights, privileges, immunities and powers of the other

counties in this state. When elec

SEC. 3. There shall be an election held in the several tions to be towns and precincts, such as now are or may be hereafter beld. established by law, on the first Tuesday of March next,

for the election of all such town officers as the said county by virtue of its organization and the privileges of this act shall be entitled to; who (said town officers) shall severally hold their town offices until the first Tuesday in April, 1854, and until their successors are duly qualified ; and the county officers shall be elected at the next general election; and the officers so elected shall hold their respective offices for two years, and until their successors are duly qualified.

Sec. 4. The said elections shall be conducted in all How to be conducted

respects in the manner now provided for holding the same under the law regulating general elections; and the votes cast at the same shall be returned and canvassed as therein provided; and the judges of said election shall issue certificates of election to any person duly elected under

the provisions of this act. Seat of justice.

Sec. 5. That the seat of justice of said county shall be and is hereby located in the town of Albion, in said county, at the village of Black River Falls.

SEC. 6. From and after the first day of September Organized for judicial purpo- next, the said county of Jackson shall be organized for

judicial purposes. The circuit court shall be holden in the county of Jackson, on the fourth (4th) Monday of March and on the second (20) Monday of November of

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each year.

Town meetings, when beld.

Organization of county.

Sec. 7. The annual town meetings in the said county of Jackson, shall be held on the first Tuesday in March of each year, and the town officers so elected, shall enter upon the discharge of their duties at the time and in the same manner that other town officers do in other towns in this state.

SEC. 8. The county supervisors so elected on said day of election, shall meet as soon thereafter as may be, at the seat of justice, and with the clerk of said county; all of whom being first duly qualified according to law, and under oath by some person duly qualified to administer the same, shall then and there proceed to organize said county; and may then and there perform all such duties and services as may be required of them by law, in order that the said county may be organized as contemplated

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