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SECTION 3. The common council of the city of shall levy tax. Green Bay shall annually levy a tax on all the taxable property in said city, sufficient to pay the interest on all the said bonds which at the time of levying the said tax shall be outstanding, and the principal of so many of said bonds as shall mature and become payable in each year, which tax shall be called the "city fire engine tax" and shall be paid in money or in the bonds and coupons, whenever they shall be due and payable, and shall be receivable in payment of any tax due to said city, in like matter (manner) as city orders.

SECTION 4. The clerk of the city of Green Bay Duty of clerk. shall keep a faithful record of the bonds of said city which may be issued under the provisions of this act, which record shall contaia a statement of the number of bonds issued and to whom, and the amount of each respectively, and when they will mature, and the rate of interest thereof, which record shall be open to the inspection of the public at all reasonable hours.

SECTION 5. This act shall be favorably construed Construction, to effect the purpose intended to be accomplished and is hereby declared to be a public act, and shall be printed on a fly leaf attached to the bonds authorized to be issued under the provisions hereof.

SECTION 6. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved March 2, 1868.


[Published March 6, 1868.]

AN ACT to provide for raising money, by the city of Oshkosh, to

aid in building a state normal school in said city.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate

and assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. There shall be a special election held May hold spein the city of Oshkosh at the usual places of holding cial election. elections in said city on the 12th day of May, 1868, at which the qualified electors of said city shall vote up

on the question of raising by tax upon the taxable property of said city, the sum of thirty-five thousand dollars for the purpose of aiding in the erection of a state nor

mal school in said city. How election

SECTION 2. Said election shall be conducted, the conducted.

votes counted and canvassed, and the returns made in the same manner as is provided by law for conducting the municipal elections in said city, and it shall be the duty of the clerk of said city to give ten days' notice in the usual manner of giving notice for holding elec

tions, of the time and places of holding said election. Form of ballot, SECTION 3. On the ballots used at said election

sball be printed or written the words "for the normal

school," or "against the normal school." Duty of regents SECTION 4. If a majority of votes cast at such

election shall be "for the normal school," it shall be the duty of the board of regents of normal scbools to notify the mayor and clerk of said city of Oshkosh in writing of the time when the moneys to be raised under

this act are required for the purposes herein specified Daty of clerk. and thereupon it shall be the duty of the city clerk

of said city immediately to make or cause to be made
a copy of the last previous assessment roll of said city
of the real estate and personal property of said city,
and upon the valuation of said property in said roll
to apportion and carry out in said roll the sum of
thirty-five thousand dollars, to be collected as a tax on
said real estate and personal property; and the said
clerk shall cause a warrant, signed by the mayor
clerk, for the collection of said tax to be annexed to
said copy of said roll, which warrant shall conform as
nearly as practicable to the warrant prescribed by law
for the collection of general taxes; and the said copy of
said roll and warrant shall thereupon be delivered to
the treasurer of said city: provided, that the tax to be
collected by virtue of this act shall not be collected be-

fore the first day of October 1868. Duty of trea

SECTION 5. On the receipt of the warrant aforesaid, it shall be the duty of said city treasurer to collect the tax specified in said roll, within thirty days thereafter : provided, that the common council of said city, may by resolution, extend the time for collecting said tax,

not to exceed fifteen days. Delinquent tax.

SECTION 6. If any portion of the tax provided for in this act shall remain unpaid at the expiration of the




Regents may select site,

in said city, and the said board shall receive and consider all propositions so made: provided, that no such offer shall be considered by said board unless it shall include an offer to furnish a good title to the site so offered, at a price not exceeding three thousand five hundred dollars.

SECTION 10. The said board of regents may select a site for said normal school from the sites so offered, and if no site satisfactory to said board shall be offered or if a site shall be selected as aforesaid, and a good and satisfactory title thereto shall not be furnished upon the terms aforesaid within one month after notice of the selection shall be given to the person or persons offering the same to said [board of regents, said] normal school shall be located on the site heretofore selected by said board in said city.

SECTION 11. This act shall take effect from and after its passage and publication.

Approved March 2, 1868.


(Published April 3, 1868.]


AN AOT to amend section three, chapter 391 of the private and

local laws for the year 1857, entitled act to incorporate school district No. 1, in the town of Geneva, Walworth county."

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate

and assembly, do enact as follows:


SECTION 1. Section three of chapter 391 of the private and local laws for the year 1857, is hereby amended by striking out from the fifteenth line of said section the word "fire" ["'five"] and inserting in place tbereof the word "ten."

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

Approved March 2, 1868.

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