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low, or any questions of law or fact appearing in such record, the judge of such court shall be entitled to receive the sum of ten dollars, and no more for his fees, and the prevailing party in appealed cases shall be entitled to recover the sum of five dollars as attorney's fees.

Appeals to circuit court. SECTION 17. Appeals from said municipal court shall be taken to the circuit court of Sawyer county, and when not otherwise provided, the law relating to appeals from justices' courts shall apply. The same affidavit and notice, in substance, shall be made and given as upon appeals from justices' courts.

Seal evidence in all courts. SECTION 18. The municipal judge may provide a seal for said court and all papers, depositions, certificates, acknowledgments, examinations and other documents executed or signed by said judge, when sealed with the seal of the court, shall be evidence in all courts and places in this state, and shall have the same effect as the seal of a court of record.

Records to be public. SECTION 19. The dockets and records of said municipal court shall be public records, open to the inspection of all persous at all reasonable hours.

Attorney's fees, how taxed. SECTION 20. In all actions in the municipal court for the county of Sawyer attorney's fees shall be taxed and allowed as provided in subulivision , of section 37753 of the statutes of 1898.

Notice of election by county clerk. SECTION 21. The county clerk of Sawyer county shall give the same notice of the election of said judge, as in other judicial elections.

Blanks, how furnished. SECTIOX 22. All necessary stationery and all blanks required by said court in civil and criminal actions and examinations, and judge's dockets required by law, shall be furnished at the expense of Sawyer county:

Phonographic reporter may be called in; compensation of. SECTION 23. It shall be lawful for the municipal judge to call in a phonographie reporter skilled in the art of shorthand reporting, to take testimony in any action, examination or other proceeding in the municipal court, and the reporter's notes so taken may be filled in lieu of the minutes of testimony required

hy law to be taken by justices of the peace in like proceedings; { rovided, that in case of appeal in civil actions, said reporter, when requested by the appellant, shall file a transcribed copy of his notes verified by his oath which shall be returned as the testimony in the case, and the fees for transcribing said testimony not exceeding five cents per folio, shall be taxed as part of the judge's fees in the case. Said reporter shall receive such compensation for taking testimony as shall be fixed by the unicipal judge not exceeding three dollars per day for each «lay's actual attendance on said court, which amount shall be taxed as costs in the case. In all criminal trials and proceedings said fees and per diem shall be certified, andited and paid out of the county treasury monthly; fees per diem shall be cerlified and audited by the certificate of the municipal judge, showing the title of the case and the amount due said phonographic reporter for services therein. Section 2439 of the statutes of 1898 shall apply to said reporter and said court.

Place and time of holding court. SECTION 24. The municipal judge of Sawyer county, whenever it shall appear to him to le for the best interests of all parties to do so, may appoint a time and place in any part of Sawyer county in which to hold cort, for the purpose of holding an examination or trial or other proceeding and shall be entitled to receive, as a part of his compensation, this necessary and actual expenses in going to, returning from and attendance upon any criminal examination, trial or other process, to be paid out of the county treasury in the manner that other claims against said county are praid, and may tax the amount as a part of the costs in any civil action.

SECTION 23. This act shall take effect and be in force, from and after its passage and publication.

Approved March 17, 1903.

Sub. for No. 45, A.]

[Pub. March 23, 1903.


AN ACT relating to the examination of applicants for admis

sion to the bar and amendatory of section 2586 of the statutes of 1898.

The people of the state of Wisconsin represented in senate and

assembly do enact as follows:

Proof of practice required. SECTION 1. Subdivision 2 of section 2586 of the statutes of 1898, is amended, so that said subdivision two, when so amended shall read as follows:

2. All persons who shall have been admitted to practice in the supreme court of any other state or territory, and who shall be residents of this state, may be admitted, upon production of their certificates of admission to practice in such courts, upon satisfactory proof of their having been engaged in actual practice in such other state or territory for a period of at least two years prior to application for admission to courts of record of of this state. Such proof may be the certificate of any judge of a court of record, under seal of such court, knowing the fact.

Who admitted to practice. SECTION 2. Subdivision 3, of said section 2586, is amended so that said subdivision three when so amended shall read as follows:

3. Every person of full age, who is a citizen of the United States, or has declared his intention to become such citizen as provided by law, and a resident of this state, of good moral character and otherwise qualified, may be admitted to practice in all of the courts of this state by the supreme court, upon the production of the certificate of the board of law examiners hereinafter mentioned, and such persons may be admitted to prac tice in all of the courts of this state, except the supreme court, by any circuit court in this state, upon the production of such certificate.

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Board of examiners to be appointed. SECTION 3. Subdivision 6 of said section 2586, is amended so that said subdivision six when so amended shall read as follows:

6. The supreme court shall on or before the second Tuesday in August in the year 1903, appoint five competent resident attorneys, who shall constitute a board for the examination of ap

plicants for admission to the bar of this state. One of such persons shall be appointed for one year, one for two years, one for three years, one for four years and one for five years. The supreme court shall, on or before the second Tuesday in August in each year, after 1903, appoint one member of said board, who shall hold his office for five years and said court may at any time fill such vacancies as may occur in said board. Three members of said board shall constitute a quorum. The supreme court shall, from time to time, make and adopt such rules and regulations relating to the qualifications of applicants for examination, the course of study to be pursued by such applicants and the standard of acquirements of such applicants to entitle them to admission to practice in the courts of this state and such other rules and regulations relating to the examination of applicants for admission to the bar as such court may deem necessary or desirable. The period of study necessary to enable the applicant to take the examination shall be at least three years. The board of examiners may adopt such rules, regulations and forms relating to holding and conducting its meetings and its procedure as it may deem necessary. The board shall examine each question presented to each applicant on his written examination and his answer thereto and mark thereon the percentage to which such applicant is entitled by his answer, and within thirty days after such examination, return such questions and answers, with his percentage thereon, to such applicant. The board shall also within the time aforesaid, send to such applicant a detailed statement clearly stating the percentage to which such applicant is entitled upon each answer of his oral examination. There shall be paid out of the treasury to each such examiner a compensation not exceeding ten dollars per day and his actual and necessary expenses in going to, holding and returning from any such examination, also for time necessarily expended in the preparation of questions and the actual cost of procuring question books for oral examination, if they shall, in the judgment of the board, be necessary, to be fixed and certified by one of the justices of the supreme court. The state printer shall print such questions as may be necessary for conducting examinations.

Conflicting laws repealed. Section 4. All acts and parts of . conflicting with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.

Provided that all applicants for admission to the bar whose Period of study has been two years or more, may take the ex

amination at any time during the rear 1:30:3, so that the provi-jon heroin contained requiring study for three years shall not apply to such applicants.

SECTION .. This shall take effect and be in free from and after its passage and publication.

Approved Jarch 21-4, 19903.

Sub. for No.3, 1.7

Pub. March 23, 1903.


IX ICT relating to the issuance and form of process by jus

tices of the peace and amendatory of section 3594 of the statutes of 1898.

The people of the state of Il'isconsin represented in senate and

assembly do enact as follows:

Process, form of; summons signed in blank. SECTION 1. Section 3594 of the statutes of 1998, is hereby amended so as to read when amended as follows:

Section 3594. Ill process issued bra justice of the peace sball run in the name of the State of Wisconsin," be dated on the day it is issued, be signed by the justice of the peace issuiing the same. may be wder seal or withont seal and shall be directed to the sheriff or any constable of the proper county. Said process shall contain the names of the parties plaintiff and defendant, the name of the town, village or city and the county where the justice of the peace resides, and the day, hour, month and vear of the return thereof. Justices of the peace may signi in blank anv summons and deliver the same to any attorney duly authorized to practice law in Wisconsin, to be issued by such attorney as occasion may require, and upon the filing of such summons at any time before the same is returnable, with the justice of the peace having so sioned the same, such justice shall forth with docket the case and his docket entries shall have the same legal force and effect as if made at the time of issuing such summons; provided. that no summons, so jssued by an attorney, under the provisions of this section shall be valid unless said attomey shall endorse thereon his name or the

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