Laws of the State of Wisconsin

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R. A. Bird, printer, 1877
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Page 573 - It shall be the duty of the Legislature, and they are hereby empowered to provide for the organization of cities and incorporated villages, and to restrict their power of taxation, assessment, borrowing money, contracting debts, and loaning their credit, so as to prevent abuses in assessments and taxation, and in contracting debts by such municipal corporations.
Page 10 - No county, city, township, school district or other municipal corporation, shall be allowed to become indebted in any manner or for any purpose to an amount, including existing indebtedness, in the aggregate exceeding five per centum on the value of the taxable property therein, to be .ascertained by the last assessment for State and county taxes, previous to the incurring of such indebtedness.
Page 345 - York" and by that name they and their successors shall and may have continual succession, and shall be persons in law, capable of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded, answering and being answered unto, defending and being defended, in all courts and places whatsoever...
Page 74 - In all actions arising under the laws respecting copyrights the defendant may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence.
Page 506 - The mayor shall take care that the laws of the state and the ordinances of the city are duly observed and enforced, and that all other executive officers of the city discharge their respective duties. He shall from time to time give the common council such information and recommend such measures as he may deem advantageous to the city.
Page 509 - ... to remove from the lot owned or occupied by him, all such substances as the board of health shall direct: and in his default, to authorize the removal or destruction thereof by some officer of the city, at the expense of such owner or occupant. 23. To regulate, control, and prevent the landing of persons from boats or vessels whereon are contagious or infectious diseases or disorders, and to make such disposition of such person as to preserve the health of said city.
Page 61 - You do solemnly swear, or affirm (as the case may be), that you will support the Constitution of the United States, and...
Page 429 - ... may elect a successor, who shall have the same powers and be subject to the same liabilities and duties as the agent originally elected.
Page 578 - That his Excellency, the Governor, be, and he is hereby, requested...
Page 361 - To restrain and regulate, or prohibit the running at large of cattle, horses, mules, swine, sheep, goats and geese, and to authorize the distraining, impounding and sale of the same for the penalty incurred, and the cost of the proceedings...

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