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No. 63, S.]

[Published April 9, 1903.

CHAPTER 60.

AN ACT to amend chapter 40 of the statutes of 1898, by add

ing a new section thereto to be known as section 919cc relating to the borrowing of money for constructing sewers, waterworks, and electric lights in villages situated in counties of one hundred and fifty thousand inhabitants or more.

The people of the state of Wisconsin represented in senate and

assembly do enact as follows:

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Borrowing money; purpose for which used. SECTION 1. Chapter 40 of tlie statutes of 1898, is hereby amended by inserting at the end of section 919c of said chapter, a new section to be known as section 919cc, to read as follows:

Section 919cc. In all villages situated in counties containing one lundred and fifty thousand inhabitants or more, the president and trustees may, for the purpose of the construction of inain sewers, waterworks and electric lights and other parts of the work chargeable to the general fund provided for in this act, including all other municipal purposes for which bonds may be issued, borrow money to the amount of five of the assessed valuation of the real and personal property in such village and issue negotiable corporate bonds therefor in the manner provided in section 9:12 and 943 of the statutes of 1898. The proceeds of the sale of said bonds shall be de voted and appropriated exclusively to the construction and maintenance of sewers, waterworks and electric lighting including all other municipal purposes for which bonds may be issued, as in this act provided and shall be known as the general fund. The village treasurer shall not pay out any of said fund for any purpose other than the construction and maintenance of severs, waterworks and electric lighting, and other municipal purposes for which I; unds may be issued, as in this act provided.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

Approved April 6, 1903.

No. 29, S.]

[Published April 9, 1903.

CHAPTER 61.

AN ACT amending section 3, chapter 296, laws of Wiscon

sin for 1899, and relating to the unexpended balance of the annual appropriation to le added to the expenditures of the nest ensuing year.

The people of the state of Irisconsin represented in senate and

assembly do enact as follows:

Balance of appropriation. SECTION 1. Section 3 of chapter 996 of the laws of Wisconsin for 1899, making an annual appropriation to the state historical society of Wisconsin as the imistee of the state is here's a nended by adding thereto the following new paragraph, to-wit: “Any balance of said annual appropriation not expended in any one year may be added to the expenditures of the next ensuing year.”

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

Approved April 6, 1903.

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AV ICT to authorize (). E. Pederson and L. E. McGill, their

associates and assigns, to build and maintain a dam across the Flambeau river in the county of Gates, in the state of Wisconsin.

The people of the state of Wisconsin represented in senale and

assembly do enact as follows:

Location and height of dam. SECTION 1. 0. E. Pederson and L. E. McGill, their associates and assigns, are hereby au. thorized to construct and maintain a dam across the Flambeau river in Gates county, Wisconsin, on government lots 2 and 7. section 18, township 34 north, range 6 west; such dam not to exceed twelve feet in height. The said parties, their associates

and assigns shall have the right to utilize any hydraulic power which may be created by said dam.

Construction of SECTION 2. Said dan shall be so con: structed as not to retard the driving of logs and timber down said river and over and through said dam, and a passageway for such logs and timber shall be kept open, free of charge, whenever there shall be logs and timber to pass down said river.

Fishway. SECTION 3. Said damn shall also contain good and sufficient fish ways, permitting the free and easy passage of fish up and down said stream.

Powers conferred. SECTION 1. Said O. E. Pederson and L. E. McGill, their associates and assigns, for the purpose of acquiring any flowage rights which they or either of them may deem necessary in carrying out the provisions of this act may exercise the powers granted to corporations by section 1777 to 1777e, both inclusive, of the statutes of 1898, and such amendments thereto as may have been or may be made.

Intent of act. SECTION 5. No corporate powers are granted by this act, and it shall not beconstrued or deemed to grant

such powers.

Right to repeal, etc., reserved. SECTION 6. The power to alter, amend or real this act is hereby reserved.

SECTION 7. This act shall take effect and he in force from and after its passage and publication.

Approved April 6, 1903.

No. 12, S.]

[Published April 10, 1903.

CHAPTER 63.

AN ACT to provide for the bulletining of tho time of the ar

rival of passenger trains.

The people of the state of Iisconsin represented in senale and

assembly do enact as follows:

Train time bulletins. SECTION 1. That every corporation, company or person, operating a railroad within this state shall, rummediately after the taking effect of this act, cause to be placed in a conspicuous place in each passenger depot of such company, located at any station in this state, at which there is à telegraph office, a blackboard of suitable size, upon which such company or person shall cause to be written, at least twenty minutes before the schedule time for the arrival of each passenger train stopping upon such route at such station, the fact whether such train is on schedule time or not, and if late, how much. Provided also, that any jassenger trains 'not more than five minutes late shall be deemed to be on time as to the operation of this act.

Penalty. SECTION 2. For each wilful violation of the provisions of this act in failing to report or in inaking a false report, such corporation, company or person, so neglecting or so refusing to comply with the provisions of this act, shall forfeit and pay the sum of twenty-five dollars, together with all taxable costs, to be recovered in a civil action to be prosecuted by the prosecuting attorney of the county in which the neglect or refusal occurs, in the name of the state of Wisconsin, which shall be paid over to the county in which such proceedings are had, and shall be a part of the common-school fund.

Conflicting laws repealed. SECTION 3.

All acts and parts of acts in conflict with the provisions of this act are liereby repealed.

SETION 1. This act shall take effect and he in force from an after its passage and publication.

Approved April 3, 1903.

No. 22, S.]

[Published April 10, 1903.

CHAPTER 61.

AN ACT relating to the certification of teachers of manual

training and of domestic science.

The people of the state of Wisconsin represented in senate and

assembly do enact us follows:

Normal school diploma; effect of countersigning. SECTION 1. A diploma granted by the board of regents of normal schools to any person who completes the training course for teachers of manual training or of domestic science, established by said board in any of the state normal schools, shall be regarded as a certificate legally qualifying the holder thereof to teach manual training and domestic science respectively for one year in any school forming a part of the public school system. The state superintendent may, after such examination as to moral character, learning and ability to teach, as to him may seem proper, countersign such diploma if, since receiving it, the holder has tanght manual training or domestic science in a public school in this state one year, and thereafter such countersigned diploma shall qualify the holder as a teacher of manual training or domestic science as the case may be, until the same shall be annulled.

Other diplomas; special license, SECTION 2. The holder of a diploma granted by any manual training school or school of domestic science, upon the completion of a training course for teachers in cither subject fully and fairly equivalent to the course of instruction for teachers in the same subjects prescribed by the board of regents of normal schools, may present such diploma, together with the evidence of the required standing of the training school issuing such diploma, to the state board of examiners. The applicant shall furnish therewith testimonials of good moral character and of two years' successful teaching of manual training or domestic science, as the case may be, in the public schools of the state after the date of such diploma. The holder of any such diploma, recommended favorably by the board, shall be entitled to receive a certificate issued by the state superintendent, qualifying the holder as a teacher of manual training or of domestic science, until the same shall be anmulled. The holder of a diploma granted upon the completion of a course of study, accredited as herein pro

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