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with the town clerk and town treasurer, shall constitute the board of trustees of the said high school, which said board shall have power, and it shall be their duty to superintend the erection of the building and have the general control and management of the said school; and the said board shall have and possess the same powers and duties as the boards of district schools, as provided

by the school law. Shall make annual report.

SECTION 4. The said board shall be required to make an annual report to the town, at each annual town meeting, of all moneys received and expended by them during the year past, giving a detailed and exact statement thereof, and for any neglect to make such report the officers so failing or neglecting, shall be liable to an action in the name of the town for malfeasance in office.

SECTION 5. Said board are hereby declared a body corporate by and under the name of the "board of trustees of the high school of the town of Springfield,” by which name they shall be known in all courts of this state. The said corporation so constituted shall have and possess all the rights, powers and privileges of cor

porate bodies. May fix rate of SECTION 6. The same board sball have power to

fix the rate of tuition at which pupils from without the limits of the town of Springfield may be admitted to the privileges of said high school; but no charge whatever shall be made for tuition or for incidental expen. ses upon any pupil who may be a resident of the town of Springfield.

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

Approved February 29, 1868.

Name and powers.

tuition,

CHAPTER 172.

AN ACT to change the name of Frank Armstrong to Frank Dean.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate

and assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The name of Frank Armstrong, son of Name changed. Henry I Armstrong, is hereby changed to Frank Dean, and he is bereby constituted the heir-at-law of Joseph T. Dean and Modora N. Dean, of the town of Merrimac, Sauk county, Wisconsin. .

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

Approved February 29, 1868.

CHAPTER 173.

[Published April 4, 1868.]

AN ACT to amend an act entitled 'an act to incorporate the Burlington union school district, in the county of Racine,” approved March, 1857.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in se nate

and assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Section number thirty-six, (36) and the Amended. south half of section number twenty-five (25), in town. ship number three (3) north, of range number eighteen east

, in the town of Spring Prairie, county of Walworth, shall be added to and shall hereafter be a part of said union school disirict. SECTION 2.

All laws now in force and which shall Present laws to hereafter be in force for assessing, equalizing and col; lecting taxes in joint school districts in this state, shall apply in assessing, equalizing and collecting taxes in said union school district.

Section 3. The said sections number thirty-six (36) Detached.. and the south balf of section number twenty-five (25),

apply.

township number three north, of range eighteen east, in said Spring Prairie, county of Walworth, is hereby detached from any and all other school districts.

SECTION 4. This act shall take effect from and after its passage and publication.

Approved February 29, 1868.

CHAPTER 174.

AN ACT to authorize the laying out and establishment of a State

road in Waupaca county.

Shall

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate

and assembly, do enact as follows : Commissioners SECTION 1. Henry Ketchum, H. B. Freeman and

C. D. Combs are hereby appointed commissioners, with full power and authority to survey, lay out and establish a state road from the village of North Royalton in the county of Waupaca, to the village of New London in said county.

SECTION 2. After said commissioners shall have map of survey.

laid out said state road, they shall make out a correct map or plat of survey of said road, and file the same in the office of the clerk of the board of supervisors in the

county of Waupaca. May award SECTION 3. Said commissioners shall have power to damages.

award damages sustained by parties in laying out and establishing said road : provided, that the amount of damages shall not exceed the sum of three hundred dollars ($300). All claims for damages shall be made within one year after said commissioners have filed the survey with the clerk of the board of supervisors. All damages so awarded shall be paid by the towns in which said lands are located.

SECTION 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 29, 1868.

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in said district on the last Monday of August, A. D. 1867, are hereby legalized, and all bonds of said district issued by the officers thereof, under the authority and direction of said annual school district meeting, are hereby declared to be, and are hereby made valid and binding against said school district.

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

Approved February 29, 1868.

CHAPTER 177.

AN ACT concerning cemetery grounds of the St. John evangelic

Lutheran church, the German evangelic Lutheran grace church, and the Lutheran trinity church, in the city of Milwaukee.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in

senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

Amended.

SECTION 1. Section first of chapter 278 of the private and local laws of 1865, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “church,” in the first line of said section, the words “the Lutheran trinity church,” so that said section shall read as follows, to wit: “The St. John evangelic Lutheran church, the Lutheran trinity church, and the German evangelic Lutheran grace church in Milwaukee, are hereby empowered to take by purchase, devise, gift, or otherwise, and forever hold in their corporate names, in common or in severalty, any lands to be used for cemetery grounds or burial purposes.

SECTION 2. The title of said chapter 278 is also amended so as to read as follows, to wit: “An act to authorize the St. John evangelic Lutheran church, the Lutheran trinity church and the German evangelic Lutheran grace church, in Milwaukee, to acquire and hold lands for cemetery grounds and burial purposes."

SECTION 3. The conveyance heretofore made by Jobst Henry Buening, John H. Beusemann and others, surviving corporators of the St. John's cemetery association, by deed bearing date the 17th day of May, 1867, to said St. John evangelic Lutheran church, said

Title amended.

Confirmed.'

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