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The Appeal. (Saint Paul, Minn. ;) 1889-19??, May 02, 1903, Minnesota Law Supplement, Image 20

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Said appropriation is made on the condi
ticn, that each of said towns anal! mak
an appropriation to aid in the building
said bridge, as may be agreed upon by
the respective town boar-ls of snid towns,
but neither of said towns shall i~ake a
less appropriation to aid in the construc
tion of said bridge than the sum of three
hundred (300) dollars.
That the further sum of five hundred
(500) dollars is hereby appropriated out of
said fund, to aid in building a bridgi
across the St. Louis river at or near the
v:llage of Scranlon, in said county.
The said money to be expended, and th
said work to be done under the s^lrJ,,'e
vision of the president of t'ae village
council of the village of Scanlon, the
chairman of the town board of super
visors of the town of Thompson, in said
county, and these two to decide or a
third member of the committee, who
shall act with them in experdiug the
aforesaid appropriation. Said committee
shall also decide on the exact location of
the bridge. The foregoing appropriation
is made upon the condition, that til
lage of Scanlon and the town of Thomp
son appropriate at least not less than the
aforesaid appropriation of five hundred
(500) dollars, or as much thereof as may
be necessary fcr the construction of the
bridge and approaches thereto.
CARVER COUNTY.
Sec. 14. That the su of six hundred
(X dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in the construction
of a bridge across Crow river, on the sec
tion line running east and west between
sections two (2) and eleven (11), in the
town of Camden, Carver Countv, Minne
sota, the exact location to be designated
by the town board of said town of Cam
den.
That said sum chall be expended under
the direction of the supervisors of said
Camden township
CASS COUNTY.
Sen. 15 That the sum of five hundred
(500) dollars is herety appropriated out
of said fund to build a bridge over Mu?
kito Creek, in Cass countv, where the
public road crosses said creek on or near
the north line of section seven (71, town
ship one hundred thirty-three (133), of
range thirtv-one (31).
That said amount shall be expended
under the supervision of the town super
visors of the town of May, in said Cass
countv.
That the further sum of eight hundred
(800) dollars is hereby appropriated out of
said fund to be used and expended in
opening up and building the "ounly road
r.ow laid out and running south from the
village of Walker.-through townships one
hundred thirty nine (139), one hundred
forty (140). one hundred fortv-one (141)
pnd one hundred fortv-two (142), of ranse
thirty-two (32), in Cass county, and for
the construction of bridges and culverts
on said road.
Said amount shall be expended un
The supervision of the board of cou fiy
commissioners of said countv.
CHIPPEWA AND T.AC QUI PARLE
COUNTIES.
Sec. 16 That the sum of four hun
dred (400) dollar:: is hereby appropriated
rut of said fund, to aid in building a
bridge across the Minnesota river at that
point where the new judicial rofd crosses
the said river, it a point to be designated
bv the county comroi=&ioners of Chip
pewa and La3 qui Parle co mties.
Said money to be expended under the
direction of the chairmen of the respec
tive boards of countv commissioners of
Chipnewa and Lac qui Parle counties.
CHIPPEWA AND YELLOW MEDI-
CINE COUNTIES.
Sec. 17. That the sum of seven hundred
(700) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid the counties of Chip
pev a and Yellow Medicine to build a
bridge across the Minnesota river wher^
the same cross?s the section line between
sections thirtv-two (.52) and thirty-three
(33). in township one hundred seventeen
017), range forty (40). That the bridge
when so constructed shall thereafter be
maintained bv the said counties of Chip
pewa and Yellow Medicine.
Slid amount to be expended under the
direction of the board of county commis
sioners of said Chippewa and Yellow
Medicine counties
CHTSA.GO COUNTY.
Sec. 18 That the sum of three hundred
(300) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of raid fund, to aid the town of Sunrise,
In the county of Chisago, to build bridges
over the Sunrise river in said town, at
such place or places ns Ihe board of su
pervisors of said town of Sunrise shall
3etermine.
The said money to be expended under
the supervision of the town supervisors
of said town ~f Sunrise.
That th- further sum of three hundred
(300) dollars is hereby appropriated out
^^sa^Fu'rrdrtc-ai'u'tRe town of T^vra
Ing. in said county of Chisago, to build a
bridge acrogs the Sunrise river in said
town, at such place as the b"ard o*,
supervisors of said town of Wyoming
shall determins
The said amount shall be expended tm
fler the supervision of said board of su
pervisors of the town of Wvoming.
CLAV COUNTY.
Sec. 19 That ^he sum of six hundred
600) dollars is hereby appropriated, to
pid in the con?tr t~tion of a bridge across
the Red river between the township of
Georgetown and the State of No^th Da
kota at the olace here the old bridge
Is now established.
The said monev to be expended under
Ihe direction Jf the boaTd of supervisors
Df the said town of Georgetown.
COTTONWOOD COUNTY.
Sec. 20 That the sum of five hundred
(500) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in the construction
of a bridge across the Des Moines river,
on the section line between sections
fourteen (14) and fifteen (157, in town
ship one hundred five (105), north of
range thirty-seven (37). west
The said sum to be expended under
the direction of the board of county
commissioners of said Cottonwood
county.
CROW WING COUNTY.
Sec. 21. the
sumappropriated
oardssupervisiony
of two hundred
dollarThat is hereby out
of said fund, to aid in the building and
improving of a road in sections twenty
eight (2S) and thirty-three (33), township
forty-seven (47). range twenty-eight (2S),
Crow Wing county, Minnesota.
That the further sum of four hundred
(400) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a bridge
over the Mississippi river at a point
north of the village of Deerwood in Crow
Wing county that the said sums shall
be expended under the supervision of
and the exact location of the bridge and
road to be designated by the board of
county commissioners of said county of
Crow Wing.
CROW WING AND MORRISON COUN-
(200,
Sec 22. That the sum of one thous
and (1000) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund, to aid in building a
bridge across the Mississippi river at
Fort Ripley, Minnesota the Crow Wing
county approach to said bridge to be
located in section twenty-six (26), town
ship forty-three (43), range thirty-two
(32). Said bridge to be built under the
)int of a committee of the
of count commissioners of Mor
rison and Crow Wing counties.
That the said sum shall be expended
under the supervision of the boards of
county commissioners of said Crow Wing
and Morrison counties.
DAKOTA COUNTY.
Sec 23. That the sum of five hundred
(500) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid the county of Dakota
to rebuild and improve the approaches on
the Dakota county side to the Cedar
Avenue bridge, and to aid in improving
and repairing the road approaching
said bridge on said Dakota county side,
from the point where the road and ap
proach thereto crosses Black Dog creek.
The said sum shall be expended under
the supervision of the board of county
commissioners of said Dakota county.
DODGE COUNTY.
Sec 24. That the sum of four hundred
400 dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a bridge
across Cedar creek on the section line
between sections twenty-one (21) and
twenty-two (22), in the township of Hay
field, Dodge county.
Said amount shall be expended under
the direction of the supervisors of said
township of Hayfleld.
DOUGLAS COUNTY.
Sec. 25. That the sum of four hundred
(400) (dollars is hereby appropriated out
of sain fund, to aid in the building of a
bridgeT on the line between sections
fifteen (15) and sixteen (16), in the town
of Lake Mary, Douglas county, Minneso
ta, across the edge of Mud Lake and
the creek on said line.
The said amount shall be expended
under the supervision of the township
supervisors of the town of Lake Mary.
That the further sum of five hundred
(500) dollars be appropriated out of said
fund, to aid in building a bridge across
Lake Winona on the Alexandria and
Herman state road at or near the city
limits of the city of Alexandria.
The said amount to be expended under
the direction of the city council of the
city of Alexandria.
FARIBAULT COUNTY.
Sec. 26. That the sum of four hundred
(400) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a bridge
across the Blue Earth river, on the
quarter line between the northwest
quarter (NM) and the southwest quar
ter (SW%) of section sixteen (16), town
ship one hundred two (102), range
twenty-seven (27), where the east branch
of the Blue Earth river crosses said
at the site known as the "Cum
iiing's Bridge," in the township of Blue
-Sarth in said county.
The said money shall be expended
under the direction of the supervisors
of Blue Earth town in said county.
FILLMORE COUNTY,
Sec. 27. That the sum of one hundred
fifty (150) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund, to aid in building a
bridge across Root river, in the town of
Pilot Mound, the exact location of said
bridge to be designated by the town
board of said town.
The said amount to be expended under
the direction of the board of supervisors
of the town of Pilot Mound.
That the further sum of four hundred
(400) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in the building of a
bridge over Watson's creek on the road
from Preston to Chatfleld, in the town
of Fountain, in said county.
The said amount shall be expended
under the direction of the board of super
visors of said town.
That the further sum of one hundred
fifty (150) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund, to aid in the construc
tion of a bridge across the south branch
of Root river the exact location shall
be determined by, and the said sum ex
pended under the supervision of the
board of supervisors of the township of
Forestville, in said county.
FREEBORN COUNTY.
Sec. 28. That the sum of two hundred
(200) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in constructing a
bridge on the state line road between
section thirty-five (35), township one
hundred one (101), range twenty-thr.ee
(23), Freeborn county, Minnesota, and
Winnebago county, Iowa.
.hat the said amount shall be expended
under the direction of the board of super
visors of the township of Mansfield, in
said Freeborn county.
That the further sum of one hundred
(100) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a bridge
across Shell Rock river, at the intersec
tion of sections twenty-eight (28) and
twenty-nine (29), thirty (30) and thirty
one (31), in the town of Shell Rock. That
the further sum of one hundred (100)
dollars is hereby appropriated out of said
fund, to aid in the building of a bridge
across Woodberry creek at a point near
the westerly line of the southwest quar
ter (SW%) of section twenty-one (21), and
the northwest quarter (NW!4) of section
twenty-eight (28), in the township of Oak
land. That the further sum of one hun
dred (100) dollars be appropriated out of
said fund, to aid in the building of a
bridge across the Shell Rock river at a
point near the center of section eight (8
in the township of Shell Rock in said
county. The said sums to be expended
under the direction of the respective
boards of supervisors of said towns.
GOODHUE COUNTY.
Sec. 29 That the sum of six hundred
(600) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid building a bridge
across the Little Cannon river between
sections seventeen (17) and eighteen (18),
in the town of Holden, in said county.
That the said sum shall be expended
under the direction of the board of super
visors of said town of Holden.
GRANT COUNTY.
Sec. 30. That the sum of one hundred
fifty (150) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund for the purpose of build
ing a bridge across Cormorant lake, at
or near point where the public highway
intersects that lake, on the section line
between sections fifteen (15) and twepty
two (22) and sections sixteen (16) and
twenty-one (21). township one hundred
twenty-eight (128), range forty-two (42),
west, known as "Lien Township," in said
county. That the further sum of one
hundred fifty (150) dollars is hereby ap
propriated out of said fund, to aid In
building a bridge across the Chippewa
river, in section twenty-four (24), town
ship one hundred twenty-seven (127),
range forty-one (41), on the highway lo
cated upon the north one-half of the
northwest quarter (N% of NWK) of said
section twenty-four (24), wnere said high
way crosses said Chippewa river, being
in the township of Land in said county.
That the further sum of one hundred
fifty (150) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund, to aid in building a
bridge across the Pomme de Terre river
on the line between sections nineteen (19)
and thirty (30), township one hundred
twenty-nine (129), range forty-one 41)
west, being in the town of Erdahl in said
county.
That the said amounts shall be expend
ed under the direction of the respective
town boards of supervisors of said town
ships of Lien, Land and Erdahl.
HENNEPIN COUNTY.
Sec. 31. That the sum of twelve hun
dred (1200) dollars is hereby appropriated
vjout of said, Jy^ndV, to._aid.ltn the buUSing
ot'a'bridge'across the outlet to Brown's
Bay, between Mud Lake and Brown's
Bay, where the old bridge is now located.
The said sum to be expended under the
direction of E. B. Sanders and W. S.
Dickey.
HOUSTON COUNTY.
Sec. 32 That the sum of two hundred
fifty (250) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund to aid in building a
bridge across the Root river in the north
west quarter of the northeast quarter of
section 34, township 104, range 4, being
in the town of Hokah in said county.
That the further sum of two hundred
fifty (250) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund to aid in building the
abutments for the bridge across Root
river at a point in section 32, township
104, range 6, the exact location to be
designated by the board of county com
missioners of said county, being in the
town of Houston, in said county, the said
sums to be expended under the supervi
sion of the board of county commission
ers of said county.
HUBBARD COUNTY.
Sec. 33. That th^ sum of six hundred
(600) dollai-s is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building one or
two bridges, as the case may be, across
Steamboat River in the township of Far
den, in said county one of said bridges
to be located on the section Jine between
sections fifteen (15) and twenty-two (22),
where said line crosses Steamboat River,
and the other bridge to be located on the
section line between sections twenty
seven and thirty-four (34), where said
section line crosses said river, public
highways having been laid out on said
section lines.
The said amount shall be expended un
der the direction of the board of super
visors of said town of Farden, for one
or both of said bridges as, in their judg
ment, may seem best.
That the sum of two hundred (200) dol
lars is hereby appropriated out of said
fund, to aid in the construction or re
pair of a certain wagon road in the town
of Arago, leading to the State Park,
which is described as iollows: Beginning
at the northwesterly corner of section
eight (8). in township one hundred forty
(140), range thirty-five (35), and running
thence northerly on the section line oe
tween sections five (5) and six (6) in said
town, and between sections thirty-one (31)
and thirty-two (32) and twenty-nine (29)
and thirty (30),
inf
township hundred
42) said rangone thirty-fiv
forty two C1
(35), to the quarter post on the easterly
line of said section thirty (30).
That the said sum shall be expended
undr the direction of the supervisors of
said town of Arago.
ISANTI COUNTY.
Sec 34. That the sum of five hundred
(500) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building founda
tions ^r approaches, or both foundations
and approaches as the case may bo, for
a bridge across Rum river, in section
thirty-two (32). township thirty-six (36),
range twenty-three (23), being in the town
of Wyanett. in said county.
Said amount shall be expended under
the direction of the board of supervisors
of said town.
ITASCA COUNTY.
Sec. -35. That the sum of twelve hun
dred (1,200) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund, to aid said county in
building roads or bridges, as the case
may be.
The said amount to be expended under
the direction of the board of county com
missioners of Itasca county.
JACKSON COUNTY.
Sec. 36. That the sum oT four hun
dred (400) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund, to aid in nullding a
bridge across the Des Moines river in
the northeast quarter (N. E. of sec
tion one (1), in the town of Delafield. in
said county.
Said money shall be expended under the
direction of the board of supervisors of
said town.
KANABEC COUNTY.
Sec. 37. That the sum of two hundred
(200) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in the completion of
the so-called "Mora and Grasston Stage
Road," in the town of Grass Lake, in
said county. That the further sum qf two
hundred (200) dollars is hereby appro
priated out of said fund, to aid in the
repair of the so-called "Mora and Mille
Lacs Stage Road," where the same runs
over and across township forty-one (41),
range twenty-four (24), west, in the town
of Hillman, in said county.
That the said sums shall be expended
under the direction of the board of
county commissioners of said county of
Kanabec.
KANDIYOHI COUNTY.
Sec 38. That the sum of one hundred
fifty (150) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund, to aid in building a
i-ad and bridge between the southwest
quarter (S. W. &) and southeast quar
ter (S, E. of section eleven (11), in the
township of Norway Lake.
The said sum to be expended under
the direction of O. O. Rindahl. K. A.
Botten and P. H. Peterson of Holum,
Minnesota.
Tnat the further sum of one hundred
fifty (150) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund, to aid in the grading
of the Wilmar and Norway Lake Road,
where it runs over and across sections
twenty-one (21) and twenty-eight
township one hundred twenty (120). range
thirty-five (35), in the township ot
Dovre.
The said sum to be expended under the
direction of C. C. Birkeland, K. T. Ryken
and O. S. Kanikkeberg.
That the further sum of one hundred
fifty (150) dfilars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund, to aid in building a
bridge across Crow river, on the section
line between sections thirteen (13) ana
fourteen (14), township one hunarea
twenty-two (122), range thirty-three (dd),
in the town of Roseville.
That the said sum shall be expended
under the direction of the b
suner/isorsKITTSOd
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of c^i town of Roseviue.
N COUNTY.
Sec. 39. That the sum of four hundred
(400) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund to aid in buildins a road
and bridge in the county of Kittson,
across what is known as the Twin LaKe
Swamp," beginning at the southeasterly
corner of section twenty-nine (29), tnen
running easterly on the section line Be
tween sections twenty-nine and thirtys-
two (29 and 32) and sections
twenty-e,
(28) and thirty-three (33) and
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twenty-seven (27) and thirty-four (34),
in township one hundred fifty-nine (loH),
range forty-five (45).
That the further sum of four hundred
(400) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund to aid in building a road
and bridge in the county of .Kittson
across what is known as the Jupfr
Swamp," beginning at the southwesterly
corner of section twenty-three (23), town
ship one hundred sixty (160), range forty
seven (47), and continuing three (3) miles
due east along the south boundary of sec
tions twenty-three (23) and ^"^f
(24). townships one hundred sixty (160),
range forty-seven (47), and along the
south boundary of section nineteen (19),
township one hundred sixty (160), range
forty-six (46).
The said amounts shall be expended
under the direction of the board of coun
ty commissioners of said Kittson county.
LAC QUI PARLE COUNTY.
Sec. 40. That the sum of two hundred
(200) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund to aid in the construction
of a wagon bridge over the Lac qui Parle
river where the same crosses the town
ship line between the townships of Man
fred and Mehurin, in said county.
That the further sum of two hundred
(200) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund to aid in constructing a
wagon bridge over the main branch of
the Lac qui Parle river at a point on the
present highway, where the same crosses
said river on the section line between
sections three (3) and ten (10), township
one hundred seventeen (117), range forty
three (43), in said county.
That said amount shall be expended
under the supervision of the board of
county commissioners of said county.
LE SUEUR COUNTY.
Sec. 41. That the sum of three hun
dred fifty (350) dollars is hereby appro
priated out of said fund to aid in build
ing a bridge across the Le Sueur river
upon the southwest quarter of southeast
quarter (SW% of SE%) section twenty
five (25), township one hundred twelve
(112), range twenty-six (26).
Said sum to be expended under the di
rection of the common council of the city
of Le Sueur.
That the further sum of one hundred
fifty (150) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund to aid in building a
bridge across the creek which is the out
let of Lake Dora, in section 4, township
110, range 23, west, and in repairing the
town line road between the townships of
Kilkenny and Montgomery, in said
county said sum to be expended under
the direction of James Delahanty and
the chairmen of the boards of supervisors
of Kilkenny and Montgomery.
That the further sum of one hundred
fifty (150) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund to aid in building a
bridge across the Big Cannon river at or
near the outlet of Lake Tetonka, in sec
tion 27, township 109, range 23, west, in
said county and to aid in building and
grading a public road running westerly
from saia bridge along the south shore
of said j^ake Tetonka said sum to be ex
pended under the direction of H. G.
Schulz, George Cram and W. H. Luker.
LINCOLN COUNTY.
Sec. 42. That the sum of three hun
dred (300) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund to aid in building a road
on the section line between sections six
teen (16) and seventeen (17), township
*ie- -h*?drea &*n (J20), rang3 forty-five
(45), being in the town of Diamond Lake:
the exact location to be designated by
and the said sum to be expended under
the direction of the board of supervisors
of said town of Diamond Lake.
That the further sum of three hundred
(300) dollars is appropriated out of said
fund to aid in constructing a road or
bridge, as the case may be, on the sec
tion line running north and south be
tween sections thirty-three (33) and thir
ty-four (34), town one hundred ten (110),
range forty-four (44), being across a big
slough in the town of Marshfield, in said
county.
The said money to be expended under
the direction of the board of supervisors
of said town of Marshfield.
LYON COUNTY
Sec. 43. That the sum of three hundred
(300) dollars is hereby appropriated out of
said fund to aid in the construction of a
bridge in the town of Westerheim the
exact location to be designated by and
the said sum to be expended under the
supervision of the board of supervisors
of said town of Westerheim.
That the further sum of three hundred
(300) dollars be hereby appropriated out
of said fund to aid in constructing a
bridge in the town of Nordland the exact
location to be designated by and the said
money expended under the supervision of
the board of supervisors of said town of
Nordland
McLEOD COUNTY.
Sec. 44. That the sum of one hundred
fifty (150) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund to aid in building a
bridge across Crow river in the town of
Rich Valley, in section twenty (20) in
said town.
The said money to be expended under
the supervision of the board of supervis
ors of said town of Rich Valley.
That the further sum of one hundred
fifty (150) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund to aid in constructing a
bridge across Crow river, where said riv
er intersects Bluff street in the village of
Hutchinson in said county. Said bridge
to be built under the supervision of, and
the said sum to be expended by the vil
lage council of said village of Hutchin
son.
That the further sum of one hundred
fifty (150) dollars, to aid in constructing
a bridge across Crow river in section
three (3), in the township of Lynn, in
said county the exact location to bo
designated by and the said money ex
pended under the supervision of the
township supervisors of said town of
Lynn.
MARSHALL COUNTY.
Sec. 45. That the sum of six hundred
(600) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund to aid in constructing a
wagon bridge across Thief river, in said
county, on the section line running east
and west between sections twenty-seven
(27) and thirty-four (34), in township one
hundred fifty-five (155), range forty-three
(43).
That the said sum shall be expended
under the direction of the board of coun
ty commissioners of said Marshall coun
ty.
MARTIN COUNTY.
Sec. 46.4 That the sum of six hundred
(600) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund to aid in cutting a channel
between Budd and Hall lakes for pre
serving and improving the same, and for
the construction of a bridge and grade
across such channel.
The said money to b expended under
the supervision of the township board of
supervisors of the town of Fairmont.
MEEKER COUNTY.
Sec. 47. That the sum of one hundred
fifty (150) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund to aid in building a
bridge across Crow river, in section fif
teen (15), in the township of Kingston,
in said county. That the sum of one hun
dred fifty (150) dollars is hereby appro
priated out of said fund to aid in build
ing a bridge across the north fork of
Crow river where the said stream crosses
the public highway, in section twenty
two (22), in said township of Kingston.
That the further sum of one hundred fif
ty (150) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund to aid in building a
bridge across the south fork of Crow
river where said river crosses the public
highway, between sections fourteen (14)
and twenty-three (23), in the town of
Cosmos, in said county.
That said sums shall be expended under
the direction of the board of county com
missioners of said Meeker county
MILLE LACS COUNTY.
Sec. 48. That the suit) of six hundred
(600) dollars is hereby appropriated out of
said fund to aid in the construction of a
bridge across the east branch of Kum
river where the same is crossed by the
east and west center line of sections nine
(9) and ten (10), township thirty-six (36),
range twenty-six (26 west, in Mille Lacs
county the exact location to be designat
ed by and said sum expended under the
supervision of the town board of super
visors of said town, in said county.
MORRISON COUNTY.
Sec. 49. That the sum of two hundred
fifty (250) dollars Is hereby appropriated
GENERAL LAWS OF MINNESOTA PASSED AT THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION OF 1903.
out of said fund to aid in constructing a
road commencing In the town of Scandia
Valley and extending to the city of Little
Falls
That the further sum of two hundred
fifty (250) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund, to aid in grading and
improving the road which extends from
the village of Royalton to the Mississippi
river
That the said sums are to be expended
under the direction of the board of coun
ty commissioners of said county.
MOWER COUNTY.
Sec. 50. That the sum of three hun
dred (300) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund to aid in building a
bridge across Rose creek on the section
line between sections twenty-six (26) and
twenty-seven (27), in the township of
Austin, in said county.
That the further sum of three hundred
(300) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a bridge
across Roberts' creek, between section
thirty-one (31), in the township of Red
Rock, and section six (6), in the town
ship of Windom, in said county.
The said sums to be expended under the
supervision of Joseph Keenan, M. Steph
enson and F. E. Hambrecht.
MURRAY COUNTY.
Sec. 51. That the sum of five hundred
(500) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund to aid in building a bridge
across the Des Moines river in the village
of Currie, in said county.
The said sum to be expended under the
direction of the village council of said
village of Currie
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Sec. 52. That the sum of five hundred
(500) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a steel
bridge across Kanaranzi creek, where
said creek crosses the section line between
sections thirteen (13) and fourteen (14),
township one hundred and two (102),
range forty-three (43), in said county.
Said sum to be expended under the su
pervision of the town board of supervisors
of the town of West Side, in said county.
NORMAN COUNTY.
Sec. 53. That the sum of six hundred
(600) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund for the purpose of com
pleting a drainage ditch commencing in
section fifteen (15), and running thence
through the southwestern part of section
fourteen (14) thence south of the west
line of section twenty-three (23), in said
county of Norman, toward the Polk coun
ty line.
Said sum to be expended under the di
rection of the board of county commis
sioners of said county of Norman.
OLMSTED COUNTY.
That the sum of six hundred (600) dol
lars is hereby appropriated out of said
fund, to aid in building a bridge across
Zumbro river at a point on or near the
line running east and west between the
town of Cascade and the town of Oro
noco, in said county.
Said sum to be expended under the su
pervision of the chairmen of the respec
tive town boards of supervisors of the
towns of Cascade and Oronoco.
OTTER TAIL COUNTY.
Sec. 55. That the sum of two hundred
(200) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a bridge
across Red river, in section twenty
eight (28), in the township of Aurdall.
That the further sum of two hundred
(200) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a bridge
in section thirty-four (34), in the town
ship of Gorman.
That the further sum of two hundred
(200) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a bridge
across Stony Bar Lake Lida, in sections
thirty-two (32) and thirty-three (33), in
the township of Lake Lida.
That the further sum of two hundred
(200) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a bridge
across Red river at the outlet of Rush
Lake, in section twenty-six (26), township
of Rush Lake.
The said sums to be expended under the
supervision of the respective boards of
supervisors of said townships of Aur
dall, Gorman, Lake Lida and Rush Lake.
PINE COUNTY.
Sec. 56. That the sum of four hundred
(400) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a bridge
across Bear Creek where the highway, as
now laid out on the section line between
sections twenty-one (21) and twenty
eight (28), township forty-.one (41), range
nineteen (19), crosses said creek, being
in the town of Barry.
That the further sum of two hundred
(200) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a bridge
across Kettle river, on the northwest
quarter of the southwest quarter (NWy*
of SW%), of section thirty-five (35),
in the town of Finlayson.
Said sums shall be expended under the
supervision of, tlKs-respective boards 6f
supervisors of said towns- Barry and
Finlayson.
That the further sum of two hundred
(200) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a bridge
across Kettle river in the village of Sand
stone.
Said sum to be expended under the di
rection of the village council of the said
village of Sandstone.
PIPESTONE COUNTY.
Sec. 56%. That the sum of four hun
dred (400) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund, to aid in the construc
tion a bridge across Split Rock creek
on the section line between the northwest
quarter (NW%) of section twenty-one
(21) and the northeast quarter of (NE}4)
of section twenty-two (22), in township
one hundred five (105), north of range
forty-six (46), west, being in the town
ship of Eden, Pipestone county, Minne
sota.
The said amount to be expended under
the supervision of the township board of
supervisors of said town of Eden.
POLK COUNTY.
Sec 57. That the sum of one hundred
(100) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, for improving the county
road running from the village of Erskine
to the postoffice in the town of Winger.
Polk county.
The said sum to be expended under the
direction of the village council of the
village of Erskine.
Sec. 58. That the sum of one thousand
(1,000) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in the grading and
construction of a road along the town
lines between Hill River and Eden and
Chester and Gully in the county of Polk.
The said sum to be expended under the
supervision of John Hillstad, S. a.
Stadsvold and Sivert Larson.
POPE COUNTY.
Sec. 59. That the sum of four hundred
(400) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a bridge
across the Chippewa river where the
public highway crosses the same, in the
northeast quarter (NE%) of section
thirty-three (33), in the town of Chip
pewa Falls, in said county.
The said sum to be expended under the
supervision of the town supervisors of
said town of Chippewa Falls.
RAMSEY COUNTY.
Sec. 60. That the sum of eight hundred
(800) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a bridge
across Rice Creek in the town of Mound's
View, in said county the exact location
to be determined by, and the money to be
expended under the direction of the
board of supervisors of said town of
Mound's View.
That the further sum of four hundred
(400) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in constructing a
bridge between Kohlman's and Gervaise
Lakes, in the town of New Canada, in
said county.
The said sum to be expended under the
direction of the board of supervisors of
said town of New Canada.
RED LAKE COUNTY.
Sec. 61. That the sum of eight hundred
(800) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a bridge
across Thief river at or near the quarter
line of section twenty-seven (27), town
ship one hundred fifty-four (154), range
forty-three (43), in said Red Lake
county.
Said money to be expended under the
direction of S. F. Staples, M. Barzen and
D. M. Winton, of said Red Lake county,
who are hereby made a committee for
that purpose.
REDWOOD COUNTY.
Sec. 62. That the sum of three hundred
(300) dollars is hereby appropriated out of
said fund, to aid in building a bridge
across Redwood river at a point at or
near where said river crosses the section
line between sections nineteen (19) and
twenty (20), township one hundred twelve
(112), range thirty-seven (37), being in the
township of Sheridan, in said county.
Said sum to be expended under the
supervision of the town board of super
visors of the said town of Sheridan.
That the further sum of three hundred
(300) dollars is hereby appropriated out of
said fund to aid in building a bridge
across Redwood river at a point at or
near where said river crosses the section
line between sections fifteen (15) and six
teen (16), township one hundred twelve
(112), range thirty-eight (38), in or near
the village of Vesta.
Said sum to be expended under the
supervision of the village council of the
village
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Sec. 63. That the sum of one hundred
(100) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund to aid in building a bridge
in the town of Martinsburg said coun-
That the further sum of one hundred
(100) dollars is hereby appropriated put of
said fund, to aid in building a bridge in
the town of Erickson in said county.
Said sums to be expended under the su-
pervision of the respective boards of su
pervisors of said towns of Martinsburg
and Erickson.
That the further sum of three hundred
(300) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund to aid the village of Beaver
Falls in paying for a bridge now con
structed.
The said amount to be expended under
the direction of the village council of
said village of Beaver Falls.
RICE COUNTY.
Th'e said sum of eight hundred (800)
dollars to be expended under the super
vision of the county commissioners of
said Scott and Hennepin counties.
SHERBURNE COUNTY
Sec. 69. That the sum of two hundred
fifty (250) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund, to aid in constructing
a wagon road, extending from the south
west corner of the southeast Quarter
(SEU) of section twenty-one (21), in
township thirty-five (35), range twenty
six (26), in said county thenco due
noFth to the northwest corner of the
northeast quarter (NE%) of section
forty-two (42), in said town and range.
Said money to be expended under the
supervision of the town board of super
visors of the town of Baldwin, in said
county.
That the further sum of two hundred
fifty (250) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund, to aid in constructing
a wagon bridge across Elk river, in the
township of Becker, on the State road
running from Becker to Princeton, on
section thirty-two (32), township thirty
four (34). range twenty-eight (28).
Said money tobe expended under the
supervision of the township supervisors
of said town of Becker.
That the further sum of three thous
and (3,000) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund, to aid in building a
bridge across the Mississippi river in the
village of Elk river the exact location
of said bridge to be determined by the
village council of said village of Elk
River, and said money to be expended
under the supervision of H. E. Craig,
W H. Houlton and E, H. Davis of said
County of Sherburne.
SIBLEY COUNTY.
Sec. 70. That the sum of two hundred
(200) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a steel
wagon bridge in town one hundred
thirteen (113), range twenty-seven (27),
in said county. That the further sum of
two hundred (200) dollars is hereby appro
priated out of said fund, to aid in build
ing a steel wagon bridge on the Gose
witch road in section fourteen (14),
where said road crosses High Island
The said sums to be expended under
the supervision of the town board of
supervisors of the town of Arlington.
That the further sum of two hundred
(200) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in repairing or re
building the bridge across Rush river, in
the nbrthwest quarter of the northeast
quarter (NWy4 of NE%), of section
fifteen (15), being in the town of Alfs
borg in said county.
The said money to be expended under
the supervision of the town board of
supervisors of said town of Alfsborg.
That the further sum of two hundred
(200) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a bridge
in the towship of Cornish in said
county, the exact location to be desig
nated, and the said sum to be expended
under the direction of the board of
supervisorsy of said town of in
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Sec 71. That the sum of one hundred
(100)' dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid the township of
Spring Hill in paying for a bridge re
paired during the summer of 1902.
Said sum to be expended under the
supervision of said town board of super
visors of the town of Spring Hill.
That the further sum of one hundred
flOOr dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid the village of New
Pavnesville in building a bridge across
the north fork of Crow river on what is
commonly known as the "Creamery
Road" The said sum to be expended
under the supervision of the village coun
cil of the village of New Paynesville.
That the further sum of one hundred
riOO) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund to aid in constructing a
bridee across Sauk river, in section ten
ao) township one hundred twenty-six
(126), being in the township of Sauk Cen
tre in said county.
Said sum to be expended under the di
rection of the Board of supervisors of said
township of Sauk Centre.
That the further sum of three hundred
r300) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund to aid in building a bridge
across Clearwater river, in section four
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Sec. 64. That the sum of two hundred
(200) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund to aid in building a bridge
across Heath creek on the road leading
from Northfield to Dundas, known as the
"West Side Road."
Said money to be expended under the
direction of the common council of the
city of Northfield.
That the further sum of two hundred
(200) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, 1o aid in building a steel
bridge across Cannon river, at the outlet
of Cannon laite, in the town of Warsaw.
That the further sum of two hundred
(200) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in constructing a
road crossing the southwest quarter
(SW of section twenty-eight (28),
township one hundred ten (110), range
twenty-one (21), being in the town of
Wells.
Said suma to be exoended under the
supervision of the respective boards of
si pervisors of the said towns of Warsaw
and Wells.
ROCK COUNTY.
Sec. 65. That the sum of four hundred
(400) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a bridge
across Rock river on the line between
sections twenty-eight (28) and thirty
three (33), in township one hundred four
(104), range forty-four (44), being in the
town of Battle Plain.
Said monay to be expended under the
supervision of the board of supervisors
of said township.
ROSEAU COUNTY.
Sec. 66. That the sum of two hundred
fifty (250) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund, to aid in building a
bridge across Roseau river, on the sec
tion line running north and south be
tween sections twenty-eight (2S) and
twenty-nine (29), in the town of Deiter.
That the further sum of two hundred
fifty (250) dollar? is hereby appropriated
out of said fund, to aid in building a
bridge across Roseau river in the town
of Politz the exact location to be deter
mined by a majority vote of the electors
of said town of Politz, at either a special
election to be held for that purpose, or
at any regular (lection at which the
question may be taken up.
The said sums to be expended under
the supervision of the lespective boards
of supervisors of the said towns of Deiter
and Politz.
That ths further svm of fifteen hundred
(l.tOO) dollar? is her&_7 appropriated out
of said fund, to a! in constructing a
road between thjr"***i?es of Roseau and
Warroad one-hA, 'Vld fund to be ex
pended on the *a^ md of said road,
and one-half on tht c-t end of said road,
near the village of Warroad. The road
to be constructed on the location that is
known as the "Winter Road," on the sur
vey for said road made by George Ralph
of Crookston, Minnesota. The said ap
propriation is made on the condition, that
the county commissioners of Roseau
countv appropriate the sum of five hun
dred (500) dollars, to aid in building said
road, making a total expenditure for said
road of two thousand (2.000) dollars.
The half of said sum vhich is to b
used for building the west end of said
read sffhll be expended under the super
vision of Israel Sjoberg, Bendix Holdahl
and Mike Holm of the village of Roseau,
and the half of said sum to be used in
building tha east end of said road, near*
the village of Warroad, shall be expended
under the supervision of J. Friend
Holmes. Thomas Lawson and Thomas
Jones of the village of Warroad.
ST. LOUTS COUNTY.
Sec. 67. That the sum of one thousand
(1,000) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in constructing a
bridge across White Face river at a point
at or near whsre said river intersects th
line between sections seventeen (17) and
twenty (20), township fiftv-three, north,
range nineteen (19), west the exact loca
tion to be determined by, and the money
to be expended under the direction of
Hon. Edward M. Patterson and w.B.
Kirkwood of Duluth, Minnesota, and Nels
Mattson of the town of Kelsey, In said
county and state.
SCOTT COUNTY.
Sec. 68. That the sum of six hundred
(600) dollars is hereby appropriated out of
said fund, to aid in building and repairing
roads and bridges in said Scott county,
the said sum to be expended under the
supervision of the board of county com
missioners in said county. --T,.,,
SCOTT AND HENNEPIN COUNTIES.
Sec. 68V2. That the sum of eight hun
dred (800) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of said fund, to aid in building a
bridge across the Minnesota river at
Hamilton Ferry.
The above appropriation is made upon
the condition, that the balance of the
funds required to build said bridge is
raised by Hennepin and Scott counties
Hennepin county to pay five-sixths (5-6)
and Scott county one-sixth (1-6) of the
cost of said bridge above said appropria-
(4), township one hundred twenty-one
(121), range twenty-eight (38).
Said sum to be expended under tne
supervision of the town board of super
visors of the town of Fairhaven.
That the further sum of two hundrect
(200) dollars is hereby appropriated out ot
said fund to aid in building a bridge in
the town of Avon, between sections
twenty-one (21) and twenty-two
town one hundred twenty-five (125), range
thirty (30).
Said sum to be expended under the su
pervision of the town board of super
visors of said town of Avon.
STEELE COUNTY.
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ggc 88ThatE theT sum of four hundred
C400)" dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund to aid the construction
J a bridee across Perch creek between
the SW quarter and the NW quarter of
section 20. in township 106. range 29 west,
where the public highway crosses said
preek being in the town of Ceresco, in
S county. Said sum to be expended
under the direction of the board of
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Sec. 72. That the sum of four hundred
(400) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of the said fund to aid in building a
bridge across Turtle creek on the town
line road between sections twelve (li),
town one hundred six (106), range twenty
(20), and seven (7), town one hundred
six (106), range nineteen (19), or where
said town line road crosses said creek.
The said money to be expended under
the supervision of the respective boards
of supervisors of the towns of Aurora
and Somerset in said county.
STEVENS COUNTY.
Sec. 73. That the sum of five hundred
(500) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund to aid in building a bridge in
the town or Horton, the exact location of
which shall be determined by and said
sum expended under the supervision of
the board of supervisors of said town of
Horton.
SWIFT COUNTY.
Sec. 74. That the sum of seven hundrea
(700) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund to aid in building a bridge
across Shakopee creek where a certain
highway crosses said creek on the north
east quarter (NE&) of section twenty
seven (27), township one hundred twenty
(120), range thirty-seven (37).
Said sum to be expended under the su
pervision of the town board of supervis
ors of the town of Pillsuury in said coun
ty.
TODD COUNTY.
Sec. 75. That the sum of four hundred
(400) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund to aid in the constrduction
of bridges in said county.
Said money to be expended under the
supervision of the township board of su
pervisors of the town of Hartford in said
county.
TRAVERSE COUNTY.
Sec. 76. That the sum of six hundred
(600) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund to aid in building a bridge
and constructing a road from some point
on the west side of said township across
Bois De Sioux river and flats, the exact
location of the same to be determined by
the town board of supervisors of the
township of Lake Valley. The said town
supervisors shall also supervise the con
struction of said road and bridge, and the
said money shall be expended under their
direction.
WABASHA COUNTY.
Sec. 77. That the sum of one thousand
(1,000) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund to aid in constructing a
bridge across the Zumbro river at the
village of Mazeppa.
The said sum to be expended under the
supervision of the chairman of the board
of county commissioners of said Wabasha
county. The county commissioners from
the third commissioners' district of said
county and the president of the village
council of the village of Mazeppa.
WADENA COUNTY.
Sec. 78. That the sum of eight hun
dred (800) dollars is hereby appropriated
out of the said fund to aid in construct
ing a bridge across Leaf river at a point
about thirty-five (35) rods, more or less,
west of the northeast corner of the north
west quarter (NW14) of section twenty
nine (29), town one hundred thirty-five
(135), range thirty-five (35), the exact lo
cation to be determined by and said
money to be expended under the super
vision of the board of supervisors of the
town of Leaf river in said county.
WASECA COUNTY.
Sec. 79. That the sum of four hundred
(400) dollars is hereby appropriated for
the purpose of improving roads in said
county two hundred (200) dollars to be
expended on the road across sections
nineteen (19) and thirty (30), township
one hundred seven (107), range twenty
two (22) one hundred (100) dollars to be
expended on a road across sections twen
ty-seven (27) and thirty-four (34), in
township one hundred seven (107), range
twenty-four (24) one hundred (100) dol
lars to be expended on the road on sec
tion line between sections twenty (20) and
twenty-one (21), in township one hundred
five (105), range twenty-two (22).
The said sums to be expended under the
direction of the board of county commis
sioners of said county of Waseca.
WASHINGTON COUNTY.
Sec. 80. Tfoat' the- sdm of five hundred
(500) doflars is hereby appropriated out
of sa}d fund to aid in constructing a
bridge in the northwest quarter (NW%)
of section twenty-four (24), township
twenty-seven (27), range twenty-two (22),
to connect the island of Gray Cloud with
the main land.
Said sum to be expended under the di
rection of the board of county commis
sioners of said Washington county.
WATONWAN COUNTY.
Sec. 81. That the sum of four hundred
(400) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a bridge
across the north branch of the North
Branch river, where the section line be
tween sections five (5) and six (6), town
ship one hundred seven (107). range
thirty-two (32). intersects said north
branch of the North Branch river.
Said sum to be expended under the
supervision of the board of supervisors
of the town of Nelson, in said county.
WILKIN COUNTY.
Sec. 82. That the sum of four hundred
(400) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid the village of Breck
enridge in protecting Minnesota avenue
and River street, where the same abut
upon the Red River of the North, against
the encroachments of said river, by pil
ing, riprapping or any other mode of hold
ing the bank, as the case may be.
Said sum to be expended under the
supervision of the village council of said
village of Breckenridge.
WINONA COUNTY.
Sec. 83. That the sum of three hundred
(300) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a bridge,
across the south branch of Whitewater
river, in section six (6), in the town of
Utica.
Said sum to be expended under the
supervision of the town board of super
visors of said town of Utica.
That the further sum of three hundred
(300) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a bridge
on the road commonly called the "Winona
Cut-off,'' in the northeast corner of the
town of Homer.
The said amount to be expended under
the direction of the town board of super
visors of said town of Homer.
WRIGHT COUNTY.
Sec. 84. That the sum of eight hundred
(800) dollars ia hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a bridge
across Clearwater river, in section four
(4), town one hundred twenty-one (121),
range twenty-eight (28), on the line be
tween the counties of Wright and
Stearns, in the State of Minnesota.
The said amount to be expended under
the direction of the respective boards of
supervisors of the towns of Southside,
in Wright county, and Fairhaven, in
Stearns county.
YELLOW MEDICINE COUNTY.
Sec. 85. That the sum of six hundred
(600) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund, to aid in building a wagon
road or bridge, as the case may be, to
be constructed east of the village of
Canby, in said county of Yellow Medi
cine. If a road is constructed, it shall
be between sections thirty-five (35) and
thirty-six (36), in the town of Hammer,
and sections two (2) and one (1), in the
town of Norman. In case a bridge is
constructed, it shall be built across the
south branch of Lac qui Parle river,
in said county and state.
The said amount to be expended under
the supervision of the chairmen of the
respective boards of supervisors of said
towns of Hammer and Norman.
LAKE COUNTY.
Sec. 86. That the sum of four hundred
(400) dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund to aid the county of Lake
in building roads and bridges in said
county said sum to be expended under
the supervision of the board of county
commissioners of said county of Lake.
LE SUEUR AND NICOLLET COUN
TIES.
Sec 87. That the sum of five hundred
(500)' dollars is hereby appropriated out
of said fund to aid the city of St. Peter
and the village of Kasota in building a
bridge across the Minnesota river at a
noint where the wagon road between said
city and village crosses said river said
sum to be expended under the direction
of the city council of the city of St. Peter,
or tne cy
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Sec 89 The towns, villages or counties,
receiving appropriations under thto act,
arehereby authorized a^nd empowered to
issue certificates of indebtedness, either
iCvnda warrants or orders, as the case
may be Tn addition to any other indebted
S 2 they may now have, to enable them.
"r?aiw sufficient funds to complete the 1
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work contemplated under the different
sections of this act. Said certificates of
indebtedness to be issued by the township
boards of supervisors, village councils or
county commissioners, representing said
townships, villages or counties, as tne
case may be.
Sec. 90. That no person, or persona,
appointed under any section of this act
to let contracts, superintend construction
or disburse any funds hereunder, shall
be directly or indirectly interested in
part of the work of construction of anynya
road, bridge or drainage work, nor shall
receive any of the money of this act ap
propriated, nor shall any of said com
mittees, committee men or commissioners
receive any compensation for their serv
ices as suqh committees, committeemen
or commissioners.
Sec. 91. Section eleven (H) of chapterQ-^*V
three hundred nine (309) of the General
Laws of nineteen hundred one (1901), is
hereby specifically repealed.
Sec. 92. This act shall take effect and
be in force from and after its passage.
Approved April 20. 1903.
CHAPTER 291.-H. F. NO. 731.
AN ACT to establish municipal courts
in incorporated villages having a popu
lation of more than two thousand
(2,000) and less than three thousand
(3,000) inhabitants, in all counties whose
population is more than fifty thousand
(50,000) and less than one hundred and
fifty thousand (150,000), according to the
United States census for the year nine
teen hundred. This act is to apply to
counties having a population of 50,000
inhabitants or over and less than 150,000
inhabitants.
Be it enacted by the legislature of the
State of Minnesota:
Sectionincorporate 1. There is herebyinestablishedStatethe
villag
of Minnesota having a population of more
than two thousand (2,000) and less than
three (3,000) thousand inhabitants, in
all counties whose population is more
than fifty thousand (50,000) and less
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hund red and fifty thousand
(150,000), according tmaythe United States
census for the nineteen hundred
a municipaS court, for the transaction of
before
Jch such village is situatethe
It shall not have jurisdiction action.
ror divorce, nor of any action when the
lelief asked for in tho complaint is purely
equitable in its nature: nor cases invok
ing the title to real estate nor false im
prisonment, libel, slander, malicious pros
ecution, criminal conversations or seduc
tion, or upon a promise to marry, nor
for an action against an executor, or ad
ministrator fs such, and when in anv
case pending in said court a counter
cla excess of Ave hundred ($500)
dollars over plaintiff's claim, or an equit
able defense or ground for equitable ro
ller is interposed, or whenever it shall
appear from the pleadings or upon tho
trial of any cause that the title to real
estate is involved, the raid court shall
Immediately cause an entry of the facH
to be made of record, and cease all fur
ther proceedings in the same, andtoorder
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to. certify and return th
distuct court of the county in which such
\iJlage Is situated a transcript of all en
tries mada in the record relating to tho
cause, together with all process and
paper relating to the cause, and the clerk
shall within ten days after being so or
dered make such certificate and
and there-ipon puch courstreturnllshal
proceed in thre to Aral judgment and
executiona the same as if said cause hart
beenne in said district court
be andistrict
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3 the cost shal
acause
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abide the event of the action.
Provided, the clerk of said municipal
court shall not make such certificate or
return, until the costs chargeablo by the
clerk shall have been paid.
Sec. 3. The qualified electors of such
village shall at the general village elec
tion to be held in the year nineteen hun
dred and four and at the general village
election every third year thereafter, elect
a suitable person to the office of said
judge of municipal court, who shall b*
called "municipal judge," who shall hold,
his office for a term of three years and
until his successor ehall be elected and
qualified.
In case of tnny
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Sec. 2. Said court shall be a court of
record and shall have a clerk and seal,
and shall have jurisdiction to hear, trv
and determine civil actions of law where
the amount in controversy does not ex
ceed five hundred ($500) dollars. It shall
also have exclusive jurisdiction to hear
an criminal complaints and conduct all
examinations and trials in criminal cases
arising and triable within such village
heretofore cognizable before a lustice of
the peace or a de facto municipal
court and its jurisdiction shall be
co-extensive with th limits of county
ln
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va*canpy In rthe rofflqev*,*
municipal judge the governor of frm
State of Minnesota shall appoint soma
qualified person to said office until the
next annual village election occurring
more than thirty days after the vacancy
shall have happened, when a judgs shall
be elected for a full term of three vears
The governor of the State of Minnesota,
shall immediately after the passage of
this act, and the acceptance of the pro
visions of the same as hereinafter pro
vided, appoint some suitable person to
said office, who shall hold the same until
his successor is elected and qualified.
The judge of said municipal court shall
be a qualified elector of said village.
Sec. 4. Before entering upon the duties
of nls office the judge shall take and
subscribe an oath as prescribed in lhf
general statutes for judicial officers,
which oath shall be f'led in the ouc of
the village recorder of said village.
Heshallhavethegeneralpowers of judges
of courts of record, and may administer
oaths and take and certify acknowledge
ments in all cases, and as a conservator
of the pace shall have all power and au
thority which is bv law vested in justices
of the peace, or any other judicial offi
cer.
In case of sickness or other cause re
quiring his absence, he may procure any
competent and disinterested attorney in
the county to act for him.
Such attorney so called in shall take and
subscribe the same oath of office and ha\
all the powers possessed by the municipal
judge in said matter, or during such time,
as he may, by the written order of such
municipal judge, be requested so to act.
Prior to the entry of such appointed
person upon the discharge of such judicial
functions, the judge shall enter a full copy
or such order in the records of the court.
Nothing in this act shall be so construed
as to disqualify or prevent the muncipal
judge from practicing as an attorney in
anv court of this state, except in said
municipal court.
Sec. 5. Said municipal court shall havo
a clerk, who shall be appointed or re
moved at the pleasure of said judge by
an order in the minutes of the court.
The salary or compensation of said
clerk shall be such as such judge shall
direct and shall be paid by such judge.
S.uch clerk, before he enters upon the
duties if his office shall take an oath to
support the Constitution of the United
States and of the State of Minnesota, and
to faithfully and honestly discharge and
perform the duties of his office, and shall
execute to such village a penal bond in
the sum of one thonsand (1,000) dollars
with two sureties, to be approved by the
president of said village, conditioned that
he will account to and pay over to said
village and county, on the first Monday
of every month, all fines, penalties, and
other moneys belonging to or to go to
said village and county, which may have
come into his hands during the month
next preceding, and that he will, at all
times, pay over to all other persons, on
demand, all moneys to which they mav
be entitled, which have come into his*
hands in virtue or by reason of his said
office.
Such oath and bond shall be filed in the
office of said clerk or recorder of said
village
Sec. 6. The municipal court shall have
full power and authority to issue all
process, civil and criminal, necessary and
proper to carry into effect the jurisdiction
given to it by law, and its judgments and
other determinations, and it shall havo
and possess all of the powers usually
possessed by courts of record at common
law, subject to modifications of the
statutes of this state applicable to courts
of record, except that it shall not have
jurisdiction to issue writs of habeas cor
pus, quo warranto, ne exeat, mandamus,
prohibition nor injunction.
All process shall be attested in the
name of the judge, and issued under
the seal of the court and signed
by the clerk, who shall bo styled
"clerk of the municipal court," and the
forms of process may be prescribed bv
the court by rule or otherwise, and anv
form so prescribed shall be valid and
sufficient, and such form may be changed
by the court from time to time in the
absence of such prescribed form of
process in use in courts of record in this
state or by justices of the peace.
Process may be directed for service to
any police officer, marshal, or constable
of the village, or to the sheriff of the
county, or to any or all of them.
Sec. 7. The municipal court shall be
held in said village at some suitable place
to be provided therefor by the judge, or,
if the village council shall so determine,
by the village.
Its judge shall be the chief magistrate
off the village, and shall see that the
criminal laws of the state, and the ordi
nances, laws, regulations and by-laws of
said village are observed and executed,
and lor that purpose shall open his court
at any time, Sundays and legal holidays
excepted, and proceed to hear and dis
pose of, in a summary manner, all causes
which shall be brought before him byn

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