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his or theirs, whereupon the said Judge shall order said amount to be paid out of any moneys in the hands of the

treasurer not otherwise appropriated : Provided, That the May reclaim. owner or any person for him, shall on or before the day of

such sale, pay the cost and charges thus far made, the Constable is hereby required to release said swing to the person making such application upon satisfactory proof being made of ownership.

SEC. 3. The fees of the Constable under this act shall be the same as upon sale of like property on execution.

SEC. 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the Bellevue Republican and Maquoketa Sentinel, Provided, the expense of such publication shall not be paid by the State.

APPROVED July 15, 1856.

Fees.

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AN ACT to enlarge School Districts No. (1) and (2) one and two, in Bloom

ington township, Muscatine county, Iowa, and define their boundaries.

District No. 1.

District No. 2.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa, That school district No. (1) one shall embrace all of the City of Muscatine, situated north and east of its present western boundary line, the same line being extended north to the city limits, and school district No. (2) two shall embrace all of said city, situated south and west of said boundary line.

SEC. 2. Whenever the city authorities shall open Iowa Avenue to the northern limits of the city, the following shall be the boundary line between the two school districts in said city, to-wit: Commencing in the middle of the Mississippi river, at the foot of Sycamore street, and run north west along the centre of said street to Eighth street, thence south-west along the centre of Eighth street to Iowa Ave

Boundaries hereafter.

nue, thence north-west along the centre of Iowa Avenue to the northern limits of the city.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect from and after its pub- Take effect. lication in the Muscatine Journal and the Democratic Enquirer. The expense of such publication to be paid by the respective districts.

APPROVED, July 15th, 1856.

I certify that the foregoing act was published in the Muscatine Journal and Democratic Enquirer, on the 24th day of July, 1856.

GEO. W. McCLEARY,

Secretary of State..

CHAPTER 36.

SWAMP LANDS.

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “an act to dispose of the swamp or over

flowed lands within this State, and pay the expenses of selecting and surveying the same,” approved Feb. 2, 1853.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Deposit of moState of Iowa, That all monies heretofore or hereafter to be ney. realized from the sale of the swamp or overflowed lands, situated in any of the counties in this State, shall be deposited forthwith by the officers receiving the same, in the county treasury of their respective counties.

SEC. 2. It shall be the duty of the county treasurer re-How paid out. ceiving swamp land money, to pay the same out only on the joint order of the county judge and swamp land commissioner, or if there be no swamp land commissioner, then upon the order of the county judge.

Sec. 3. The county judges and treasurers shall have Loan. power jointly, and it is hereby rendered their duty, in all cases when the same can be done without detriment to the work of reclaiming said land, to loan any swamp land funds that may be in their several treasuries, at ten per cent. interest on approved real estate security, for such times as they may deem advisable, and the county judges and treasurers shall make semi-annual and separate public exhibits Exhibits

Not legalize.

of the condition of the swamp land fund, showing the amounts received, the amounts expended, for what purpose and to whom paid, the amounts loaned and to whom, and the amounts on hand; which exhibit shall be filed with the county clerks, to be by them recorded in books kept for that purpose.

Sec. 4. Nothing in this act shall be so construed as to legalize the sale of swamp lands in cases where such sales were made without authority of law.

Sec. 5. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the Iowa Capital Reporter and Republican.

APPROVED, July 15, 1856.

Take effect.

I certify that the foregoing act was published in the Iowa Capital Reporter on the 23rd and Republican on the 26th July, 1856.

GEO. W. McCLEARY,

Secretary of State

CHAPTER 37.

SCHOOL DISTRICT.

AN ACT to create and define the boundaries of School District No. 4, Scott

Township, Johnson County.

Boundaries. SECTION. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the

State of Iowa, That the following described territory, situated in Scott township, Johnson county, Iowa, viz: commencing at the north-west corner of the south-west quarter of section eighteen, and running east through the center of section eighteen, seventeen and sixteen, to the east line of sixteen; thence south to the north east corner of the south east quarter of section twenty-eight; thence west to the north west corner of the south west quarter of section thirty; thence north to the place of beginning, shall be and

is hereby created and declared a school district, to be District No. 4. known as school district No. 4, Scott township, Johnson Sec. 2. This act to take effect from and after its public Take effect. cation in the Iowa Capital Reporter and Iowa City Republican.

county.

APPROVED July 15th, 1856. I certify that the foregoing act was published in the Iowa Capital Reporter on the 30th July and in the Iowa City Republican on the 31st July,

GEO. W. McCLEARY.

Secretary of State.

1856.

CHAPTER 38.

COURT IN KEOKUK.

AN ACT to provide for the necessary expense of the District Court held at

Keokuk, Lee County.

SECTION. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the County Judge

to provide. State of Iowa, That the County Judge of Lee County be authorized and required to provide the necessary rooms, books, stationery and furniture, for the Clerk of the District Court, and suitable rooms and fire for the District Court at Keokuk in Lee county at the expense of said county.

SEC. 2. This act to be in force from and after its publi- Take effect. cation in the Reporter and Keokuk Times.

APPROVED, July 14th, 1856.

Published in the Reporter July 30th and Keokuk Times, 1856.

GEO. W. McCLEARY,

Secretary of State.

CHAPTER 39.

GRAND VIEW.

AN ACT to vacate an Alley in Block 14, in the Town of Grandview, and in

Blocks '16 and 25 Springer's Addition to the town of Grandviw, Louisa
County.

Alley vacated

SECTION. 1 Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa, That the alley in block fourteen, in the town of Grandview, and in blocks sixteen and twenty-five, in Springer's addition to said town of Grandview, Louisa

county, be and the same is hereby declared vacated. Take effect. SEC. 2. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

APPROVED, July 15th, 1856.

CHAPTER 40.

CLERMONT.

AN ACT to change the name of the town of Norway, in Fayette county.

ed.

Name chang- SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the

State of Iowa, That the name of the town of Norway, in
Fayette county, be and the same is hereby changed to

Clermont.
Take effect.

Sec. 2. This act shall be in force from and after its publication.

APPROVED, July 15th, 1856.

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