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AN ACT to amend an act for the construction of a free bridge across the
Cedar river, in Linn county.
SECTION 1. Beit enacted by the General Assembly of the Draw. State of Iowa, As follows: The Board of Commissioners for the construction of a free bridge across the Cedar river, at Cedar Rapids, in Linn county, under an act, approved January 25th, 1855, are hereby authorized to construct said bridge without a draw for the passage of boats.
SEC. 2. So much of the act approved January 25th, Repeal. 1855, as required said Board of Commissioners to construct a draw in said bridge, is hereby repealed.
SEC. 3. The time in which said Commissioners are re- Extension of quired to complete said free bridge, is hereby extended twelve months beyond the time designated in said act for the completion of the same.
Sec. 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from Take effect. and after its passage.
APPROVED, July 15th, 1856.
AN ACT to enable the County Judge of Wapello county, to change the
boundaries of certain lots in Chillicothe.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Alter bounds State of Iowa, That the County Judge of Wapello county be and is hereby authorized to alter the boundaries of lots No. (1,) (2) (3,) and (4,) in block number one and lots No. (32) (33) and (34) in block number five, in Andrew I. Wicker's addition to the town of Chillicothe, in said county, in accordance with the wants of the resident owners of said lots.
Survey & plat. Sec. 2. That on the application of the said owners, it
shall be the duty of said County Judge, to appoint a Surveyor to survey and mark out a plat of the same, and make return thereof to said judge as soon as practicable, whose
duty it shall be to have the same recorded. Compensation SEC. 3. The Surveyor appointed shall be allowed such
compensation as the said County Judge shall appoint, which
shall be borne by the said owners of said lots. Take effect. SEC. 4. This act to take effect and be in force from and
AN ACT to authorized the County Judge of Jackson county, to transcribe a
portion of the Probate Records of said county.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the cords.
State of Iowa, That the Judge of Jackson county is here
by authorized and required to transcribe into well bound Index. books, and index, all the Probate Records of said county of
Jackson, that are contained in small paper covered books, and made prior to July 1st, 1851,
SEC, 2. That such transcribed record shall be certified Certified.
by said judge, to be a true and correct transcript of the original record, and after such certificate is thereunto at
tached, the said transcript, or any part thereof, shall have Valid.
the same binding effect as the original, and such transcript or a certified copy thereof, shall be evidence of equal dig. nity with the original of the matters and things therein con
Sec. 3. That said County Judge be authorized to receive for said work ten cents for every huhdred words, in addition to his present salary, to be paid by Jackson county.
Sec. 4. This act to take effect from and after its passage. Take effect.
APPROVED, July 15th, 1856,
AN ACT to change the name of the village of Dacota, in Dubuque county,
to that of Centralia.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Name changState of Iowa, That the name of the village of Dacota, in ed. Dubuque county, is hereby changed to Centralia.
SEC. 2. This act to take effect from and after its passage. Take effect. APPROVED, July 15th, 1856.
AN ACT to enable the Governor to distribute the State Arms.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Governor may State of Iowa, That whenever the Governor shall be satisfied that the applicant has a company of not less than thirty men enrolled, uniformed, it shall be lawful for him to supply such company with necessary arms, taking the bond of Bonds. the captain of the company for their safe keeping and return thereof.
Sec. 2. The said captain, on distributing the arms so Bond of prireceived to the members of the company, shall take the bond of each in such sum as the Governor may direct for the like purpose as that given by the said captain.
Sec. 3. So many of the arms of the State as are or may Penitentiary. be required at the State Penitentiary, shall be delivered to the Warden of the same, to be so used.
SEC. 4. This act to take effect and be in force from and Take effect. after its passage. APPROVED, July 12th, 1856.
AN ACT for an appropriation for the Penitentiary.
Appropria- Section. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the tion,
State of Iowa, That the following sums of money be and
the same are hereby appropriated out of any unappropriat$2,900 for od money in the State Treasury ; two thousand nine hunshop
dred dollars for the re-construction of the work shops which $10010—debts. were burned down ; one thousand for the payment of out
standing debts, and two thousand for the construction of $2000-cells.
Sec. 2. That said sums of money may be drawn by the Warden upon the order of the Inspectors, at any time the same may be needed.
SEC. 3 This act shall take effect from and after its publication in the Iowa City Republican, and Iowa Capital Reporter.
APPROVED July 14, 1856.
I certify that the foregoing act was published in the Iowa Capital Report-er July 23d, and in the Iowa City Republican July 28th, 1856.
GEO. W. McCLEARY,
Secretary of State.
AN ACT for a further appropriation for the State Insane Asylum.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa, That there be and hereby is appropriated from the Treasury of the State, the sum of fifty thousand dollars for the further construction of the State Insane Asy
the the Saline
lum, at Mount Pleasant, to be paid out of any money not heretofore appropriated.
Sec. 2. That for the same object there is hereby appro- Proceeds of priated all monies arising from the sale of the Saline lands lands. of the State, whether in the hands of the Treasurer of State, other
person. Sec. 3. So much of all acts or parts of acts as are incon- Take effect. sistent with this act are hereby repealed.
SEC. 4. This act to take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the Iowa Republican and Capital Reporter.
APPROVED, July 14th, 1856.
I certify that the foregoing aet was published in the Iowa Capital Reporter July 23d and the Iowa City Republican July 28th 1856.
GEO. W. McCLEARY,
Secretary of State.
AN ACT authorizing the Treasurer to pay from any mony in the Treasury
the sums due to the members, and officers of the General Assembly for services rendered at the present session.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Money appro
priated. State of Iowa, That the Treasurer of said State is hereby authorized and required to pay from any money in the Treasury, the sums due the members and officers of the General Assembly for services rendered at the present session
the amount due from each member and officer to be certified by the speaker of the House of Representatives, and attested by the Clerk, or certified by the President of the Senate and attested by its Secretary.
SEC. 2. This act to take effect from and after its publi- Take effect. cation in the Iowa Capital Reporter and Iowa City Republican.
APPROVED July 15, 1856.
certify that the foregoing act was published in the Iowa Capital Reporter July 30th and in the Iowa City Republican August 8th 1856.
GEO. W. McCLEARY,
Secretary of State.