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lb* rBEXET, [OFMCIAI..] LAWS OF IOWA. CIIAPTKR 75. An Aet to amend Section 6 of Chapter 129, of the Acta of the Tenth General Assembly. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Gen eral Assembly of the State of Iowa, That Section 6. of Chapter 129, "Acta of the Tenth General Assembly," be amended by adding to said section, thu fallowing words, provided in counties having two County Seats, where the aunual aggre gate fees do not reach two thousraml dol lars, the balance of said sum to be paid by the unty. Sec. 5. This act being deemed by the General Assembly of immediate impor tance, it shall take effect, and be in force from and after its publication in the Iowa State Register, and Iowa Home ad, newspapers published in I), s Miixs, Iowa, without expense to the State. Approved March 30t*», 18GG 1 hereby certify that the foregoing act was published in the Iowa da 1»- State Register on the 31 day of April, 18GG,— and in the Iowa Homestead ou the llth day of April, 1SG6. JAMES WKIGIIT, Secretary of State. CHAPTER 79. An Act providing for the adjustment of certain land claims with the General Government. Whereas, The rxcesa of land certified to the Slate over and above the amount it was entitled tj receive under the Act of Congress of September 4, 1841, known »s the 500,000 acre grant, has not been re-conveyed nor satisfaction therefor ren dered to to the General Government: dnd Whereaa, The landa fulling to the •State, under the Jdnt Resolutions of Congress of March 3d, 1861, entiled "Joint Resolutions to quiet titles in the State of Lwa," and und«r the Act of Cougreai entitled ''An At! confirming a land claim in the State of Iuwa, ami for other purposes," appnv^d July I2th, 18G2, have not yet been cert.fie 1 or ap proved to the Slate and Wnerea«, The claims of the S i e •gainst the United States, ari-iig under the Swamp Land Gr nt, remain to a very great extent in an unsettled aud unsatis factory con litiou and Whereas, The interests of the State, and her grantees demand a speedy set tlement of all said matter.- ttur fore Action I. lit itenavfed by the General Ansei/ib y of the State of Iowa, That Joaiah A. Harvey, K^gi»ter of the State Land Office be, aud he is hereby appoint ed a Commissioner on behalf ot the State of Iowa, to adjust with the Gener al Government all the matters and claims aforesaid. Sec 2. Said Commi«ioner shall pro ceed to asliington City, and present 'said claims to the 1). ar ment of the Interior, and urge the same settlement as early and as spe dily as may b- con sistent with the interest of ch-' State, and be is hereby authoiiz-d to adjut thi said excess of the oUtJ.OOO icre grant, by pci inittmg the United Slates to retain out of the indemnity land falling to the State under said Act of Coti£rus«, of July 12th, ltfti 2, an amount equivalent to su e* oas", Provide 1 That nothing tureiu con tained shall be construed to be a relin quishment of the claim ot the State un der the said 500,000 acre grant to the 12813 51-100 acres selected as a part of auch grant, and subsequently rej -cted from a supposed conllict with the Aet of Congress approved August 8 h, 1816, known as the Des Moines River Gran', and the said Commissioner is hereby in alructed to secure a restoration of said selections as a part of the 500,00!) acre grant, and a confirmation of the title of the State thereto, as a part of such grant. Sec. 3. Aa soon aa the claim or claim a or mattera of mattera of difference, ua der auy one of said acts, shall be adjust ed, said Commissioner bhall report the same to the Census Board, setting forth the terms and mode of adjustment, and aaid Board shall examine and pass upon aaid adjustment, so presentel, and the approval of a majority of said Board shall make the aettlement of aaid mat ters, or claima final and binding upon the State of Iowa. Such approval shall be in writing aigne*d by the members of aaid Board, agreeing thereto, and attest ed by the great aeal of the State of Iowa. Sec. 4. Said Commissioner shall re ceive as hia compensation two dollers per day for the lime actually engaged in the discharge of the dutiea by ibia Act im« poned, with hia necessary expenses in at tending to the same, and his account for auch time and expenses made out from time to time, or at the conclusion of hia aervicea aa auch Commissioner, and aworn to by bitn, shall be presented to the Ce'i6us Board for allowance and if approved and allowed by them, the Au ditor of S'ate shall draw his warrant on the State Treasurer, who ahall pay the eamo out of the General Revenue of the State. See. 5. The amount of espeeae* mete red and paid out of the faeBSury, aa pro vided in the preceding Section, in Oirry ing out the provision of thia Aet, ahall be aproved by the Ceuausu* Board, aa nearly aa practicable, pro ruta, among the parties receiving, or entitled to re ceive, the benefits resulting from the ad* justroent of aaid several mattera with the General Government, and the amount thus apportioned ahall be paid into the State Treasury by aoch parties respect ively before they shall be entitled to re ceive the proceeds or benefits of auch aettlement. Sec. C. All indemnity acrip received from the General Government, and all swamp lands patented to the State shall le conveyed to the counties to which they belong, and all money and indemni' ty scrip receivad from the Government shall be placed under the control of the Board of Supervisors of the several coun ties to which they belong, leaving the counties thereof through their respeotive Boards of Superviaora to aettle with their grantees. SEC. 7. This Act being deemed of im mediate importance, shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the Daily State Register, and Iowa Homestead, newspapers published at Dea Moines, Iowa. Approved March 30fh, 1866. 1 hereby certify that the foregoing Act was published in the Iowa State Register April 13 h, 18GG, and the Iowa Qijme 3 lead. JAMBS WRIGHT, Secretary of State, CHAPTER 80. An Act to provide for the payment of the bonds of the State of Iowa matur ing January 1, 18G8, and to issue State Bonds to the permanent School Fund. Section I. Be it enacted b? the Gen ernl Assembly of the State of Iowa, That for the purpose of providing funds for the payme'nt of the bonds ot" this State, fall lag due January 1, 18G3, the Census Board shall! sell to the beat advantage possible, in the judgment of said ard, the United Stats Binds now in the State Tr easury, amounting to one hundred thousand dollara, more less, and the proceeds thereof, togefher with such sums as may be paid in'o the said Treasury under Chapter 118 of the Acts of the Tenth (1 eneral Assembly, are hereby ap propriattd tc the payment of the said State bonds, and auch further amount aa with such proceeds ahall be sufficient to piyaaid bonds, is hr-hy apj r.pria'ed out of any money in th-* treasury not othe w'ne disposed of, and the said Cen sus l'o ird shall, while fixing the rate of Stat tax, take into consideration the sum hereby appropriated from the said treasu ro, ai.d shall direct a levy of State tax, not exceeding the limit cow fixed by law, aa will be sufficient for the above pur pose, if, in their opinion, an increoaed levy be necessary. Sec. 2. For the amount of the aaid [Jjited States bonds thus sold, or school moneys used by virtue of this Act. the Treasurer of State shall issue registerel b'»»ids of this State, countersigns! by the Audi or of State, and by the Governor, with the Seal of the State attached, to the permanent School Fund, payable twenty years after date of such issue, bearing interest at the rate ot eight per cent pr unnum, payable on the first days of January and July of each year auch bonds shall exprt-ss upon their face, by writing across their face, or Otherwise, that they are not transferable. Approved March 30th, 18GG, CHAPTER 81. An Act donating laws, legislative jour nals, reports and documents of the Slate of Iowa to the Library of Con gress. -Sec tion 1. Be it enacted by the Gen eral Assembly of the State of Iowa. That it hereby made the duty of the Secretary of State to furnish to the Library of Cou gress two copiea of all laws, legislative jeurnala, Supreme Couit reports, and re ports of State officers of the State of Iowa, hereafter published, immediately upon the publication thereof, and also, as soon as may be, two copiea of such laws, journals and reports heretofore published, and not furnished to said Li brary. Approved March 30th, 1866. CHAPTER 82. An Aet providing for the publication and distribution of the AIjutant-Gau eral'a Report far January, 18G7. Suction 1. Be it enacted by the Gen eral Assembly of the State of Iowa, That the Adjutant-General of this State, shall make a report to the Governor of this State, on the first day of January, 1867, which report shall be a continuance of the history of Iowa Regiments, and cer* tain reports in relation to the soudition, locution and numbcra of arms, and ac coutrements, an I amount of amuuition in the State, together with such other matters as inay be in the opinion of the Adjutant General of public interest, par ticularly to discharged soldiers. Sec. 2. The State Printer ahall, with in ninety daya after the copy of aaid re port baa been delivered to hiin, print five thousand copies thereof, which, when bound, ahall be delivered to the Secreta ry of State. Sec. 3 The Secretary of State ahall diatribute aaid reports as follows: One hundred eopiea to the Governor of the RtatR, .f-r exchange. with the Governors of other States, and for his own use ten copies to the Lieutenant-Governor five copiea to ex-Governor Eastman one hui dred copiea to the State Library, to be used so far as ia necessary for exchanne with other State Libraries, and the baU ati co of an id oue hundred copies to be Publisher and Proprietor.] AM IKDEPEKDGKT DEMOCRATIC JOURNAL, kept in the State Library fifty copiea to the State Historical Society five copiea to each of the Soldiers' Orpnans' Hoinu» one copy to eaoh county Judge, Clerk of the Diatrict Court, Recorder, Treasurer, Sheriff, and Superintendent of Common Schools, of each orgauiaed county in the State, to be kept for their respective offi ces, and te be delivered over to their suc cessors in offioe. Sec. 4. There shall be sent to the County Clerk of each county in this State, a sufficient number of copies of said report to enable him to furnish one copy to each Township Clerk in his coun ty, to be kept in the office of aaid Clerk and by hioi delivered over to his success or in office. Sec. 5. The Adjutant General shall be furnished with fifteen hundred copies to be distributed among such officers dis charged or otherwise, as may be by him deemed best for public service, and for exchange with Adjutant Generals- and Quartermaster Generals of other States, and for officers of the United States twenty copies to the Adjutant General three copies each to the Secretary of Mate, Auditor ot State, State Treasurer, Register ot State Land Office, Superin« teudent of Public Instruction, and Judges of the Supreme Court four copies to each member of the present General Agr setnbly, and the balance to be kept by the Secretary of State, to be distributed as future legislation may direct. Sec. 6. The Secretary of State, is hereby directed to forward said reports in accordance with the distribution herein designated at the exponsu of the Statu, so soon aa said reports are priuted and bound. Approved March 30th, I860. CHAPTER 84. An Act making an appropriation (o com plete aud repair the buildings of the State University. Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly ot the State of Iowa, That there is hereby appropriated out of any money in the stale treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of otrrplet ing the chapel building, including the heating apparatus, the sunt of thirteen thousand dollars. Sec. 2 There is hereby further appro priatod for the purpose of putting a slate roof ou the un un ver-nty build n^, ih. sum of three thousini dollars. Sec. 3. There is hereby further appro priated thj purpise of putiin^ a ?a* trig apparatus in the main building, the sum ot two thousand dollars. See 4. There i* hereby further appro pr ated the sum of liftmen in Ire »il*rs tor the purpose of putting heating appa ra'us in the aouth budding or bjarding hall. Sec 5. There ia hereby further appro priated the sum of fifteen hunired dollars tor the purpose of repairing aud repair ing the University biiidings Sec. S'lojld the amo int hereby ap propriated for any of the o'Jec's named be insutli ierit for either of the Siid ob jects, the surplus accruing from any other purpose appropriated for iu this act, may be uaed to supply such deficiency. Sec. 7. Tiie money hereby appropriated shall be expended under the direction of the board of trustees, and may be drawn from the state treasury on their order, as the same shall be required for the purpo ses aforesaid. Sec. 8. This act being deemed of im mediate importance shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the Iowa Stale Register aud loara Homestead. Approved March 31, 18G6. I hereby certify that the foregoing Act was published in the Iowa State Register April Gih, 18GT5, and iu the Iowa Home stead April 111 h, 180G. JAMBS WBIUHT, Secretary of Stall. CHAPTER 8. An Act making further appropriation for the Hospital for the ln»ane. Section I. Be it enacted by the Gen eral Assembly of the State of Iowa, That there is hereby appropriated to the hos pital lor the insane, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of twenty seven thousand one hundred and fifty dollars for the follow ing purposes, viz: For the constructiou of reservoir with aece.ssary pumps, pipes, &c., ten thousand dollars for digging drain, seven hundred dollars for recon structing sewers, two thousand five hun dred dollars for painting and repairing roofs, one thousand eight hundred dollars —for repairing wards, eight, hundred and fifty dollars lor furniture, two thousand five hundred dollars for grounds, fencing and shrubbery, one thousand five hundred dollars for apparatus for lightning, one thousand eight hundred dollars for re placing worn-out steam pipe*, four thous and dollars for contingent expenses, one thousand five hundred dollars. Sec. The money hereby appropriated ahall be paid on the order of the trustees, which order Bhall be audited and paid as other claims Provided, That said money so appropriated shall be drawn from the treasury only upon estimates made upon and during the progress of the works and when material or furniture shall have been purchased or VOLUME VIII. SIOUX CITY, IOWA, SATURDAY, JULY 7, 1866. NUMBER 31. the completion or owe of the building, or for repairs, vouchers ahall be taken and oopie* thereof sent to the Auditor of State, with such orders for warrants or money as the trustees tnay sign. Sec. 3. This Act being deemed of in* medmte importance by the General As sembly, shall take effect from and after its publication in the Iowa State Register and Iowa Homestead, newspapers pub lished at Des Moines. Approved March 31st, 1866. I hereby certify that the foregoing Act was published in the Iowa State Register April fih, 18G6, and in the iowa Ilonre stead April tb, 186G. JAMKS WRIGHT, Secretary of State^ CHAPTER 86. Aa Aet making a further appropriation for the Asylum for the Blind. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Oelti eral Assembly of the State of Iowa, That there is hereby appropriated out of any money in the treasury not otherwise ap propriated, three thousand dollars to be applied to the building of a barn, wood sheds, sewers, and improving the land belonging to the asylum for the blind. Sec. 2. And there is hereby appro priated an additional sum of three thous and dollars for the purpose of heating1, said asylfp, with hot-air furnace, aud apparatus. Sec. 3. The money hereby appropriat ed shall be paid" oh the order of ihe trus tees, which order shall be audited and paid as other claims, Provided, That said money so appropriated shall be drawn from the Treasury only upon estimates mads as the work progresses. »Sec. 4. Said money hereby appropria ted shall be expended for the purposes herein stated under and by direction of the board of trustees. Sec. 2. This act being deemed of im mediate importance, shall take effuct and be in force from aud after its publication in the State Register and Vinton Eagle. Approved March 31 si, 18GG. 1 hereby certify that the foregoing act was published in the I aily £tatc Register, April 14 h. 18G6, and io the Vinton Eagle April —, 18GG. JAMES WRIGHT, Seoretary of State. CHAPTER 87. An Act to amend Sections 710 and 312 of the Revision of 1800. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Gen eral Assembly of the State of Iowa, That subdivision four of section 710 of the revision of 18G0, is hereby amended ao aa to read as follows, to-wit i For making and repairing bridgea not more than three mills on the dollar. Sec. 2. Subdivision 23 of section 312 is hereby amended by striking out the words "two thousand dollars" and insert ing in place thereof the words Five thous and dollars, provided that this act shall not authorize the purchase of real estate exceeding two thousand dollars in value without the previous approbation of the legal voters of the county, as provided in the provision hereby amended. Sec. 3 This Act being deemed of im mediate importance by the General As sembly, shall be in force from and after its passage and publication in the Iowa State Register, and the Iowa Homestead. Approved March 31st, 1806. I hereby certify that the foregoing Act was published in the Iowa State Register on the llth day of April, 18Gt!, and in the Iowa Homestead on the 18th day of April. 1S6G. A MICS WRIGHT, Secretary of State. CHAPTER 88. An Act providing fpr the election of a Clerk of the Supreme Court. Section I. Be it enacted by the Gen eral Vsaembly of the State of Iowa, That section 2t»4G of the revision of 18(10 be, and the same is hereby repealed and the following section be substituted in lieu thereof: That at the next general elec tion, and every four years thereafter, a Clerk of the Supreme Court nhall be elected by the qualified electors of the State, whose term of office shall com mence on the first Monday in January after said election, and continue four ynars, and until his successor shall be elected and qualified—the present incum bent to bold bis office until bis succeasor ia elected and qualified, unless* removed by the Supreme Court. The Judgea of the Supreme Court shall have power to fill by appointment all vacancies in the office ol clerk of the supreme court, and the persou so appointed shall hold his office until the first day of January suc ceeding the next general election there after, aud until his successor it elected and qualified. Approved March 30th, 1806. CHAPTER 89. An Act providing for the election of a Reporter of the Decisioos of the Su preme Court. Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa, That sec tion one of chapter twenty two, of the laws of the tenth general assembly, be, and the tame is hereby repealed, and that the following aection be aubatitated in lieu thereof: See. 2. At the next general election, and every four years thereafter, there shall be elected, by the qualified electors of this stale, a reporter of the decisions of the supremo court, who*,, term uf Approved March 31st, 1800, office shall commence on the first Monday iu •iannary next after saiif oleetion, nnif con tinue four years and until his succesaor shall be elected and qualified. The pres-* incumbent to hold his hoffice until his auccessor it elected and qualified, unlesa removal by the supreme court. BeoMtf. CHAPTER 91 An Act to amend Sec. 3304, Chap. 125. of the Revision of 18G0. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Gen eral Assembly of the State of Iowa, That at the end of section 3304, of the revision of 18G0, there be added the following To a priuter there shall also be exempt a printing press and the types, furniture, and material necessary for the use of such printing press and a newspaper office connected therewith, not to exceed io all the value of twelve hundred dollara. Approved March 30ih, 18GG. CHAPTER 92. An Act regarding Soldiers' Orphans. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Gener al Assembly of the State ot Iowa, That if within four months from the end of this session ot the General Assembly, the "Iowa Soldiers' Orphans' Home," an in corporation of the name and style, shall duly and legally convey and transfer, and duly deliver all its property, real and per sonal, including all its things iu action, to a board of trustees, for them and their succcssors, which board shall have teen appointed by this general assembly, and whose name and style shall be the "Board of Trustees of the Iowa Soldiers' Orph ans' Home," then and upon that event, and when the same shall be by said board determined to have transpired, the sec tions of this act, numbered 2 to 12 in clusive, shall be held to bo of force and validity, and not otheswise. Sec. 2, The "Board of Trustees of the Iowa Soldiers' Orphans' Home shall con sist of one person from each congressional district and one from the Stute at large, who shall be appointed by the general assembly for two years and until their successors are elected and qualified. Sec. 3. Said board shall govern and manage said Hume, and shall have power to enact laws and rules for the regulation of all its concerns, and power also to alter the same, frotn time to time as shall seem to them proper aud shall also have full power to carry on and manage all the affairs of the said Home. Sec. 4. The members of said board shall each receive fhe same milesge, going to and returning therefrom, as members of the General Assembly. Sec. 5. Said trustees shall, before en tering upon the discharge of their duties, take aud subscribe an oath or affirmation to support the constitution of the I'nited States and of this State, and also faith fully to discharge the duties required of them by law and the by-laws that may be established* Sec. G. Their first meeting start I t*e at Davenport, at such time as shall be an nounced to thetc by that member whose name stands first in list of members as chosen by the assembly, and lie shall make such call when it shall be announc ed to him by the president of the asso ciation called the "Iowa Soldiers' Orph ans Home, that said association is ready to conform to the provisions of section 1 ol' this act. Sec. ». Said board shall have all the powers of reception, transmission arid succession which belong to an incorpora tion, and shall choose a president, treas urer, aud secretary from tbeir own body, and determine the bonds to be given. Sec. 8 The census board, when fixing the rate of state tax to be levied each year aa required by section 7-13 of the revision of 18G0, and chapter *24 of the ac's of the extra session of the ninth gen eral assembly, shall include in the rate «o fixed three-eights of one mill on thd dol lar, tax for the support, education and maintenance of the Soldiers' Orphans and the board of supervisors of the sev eral counties shall levy the said tax as a part ot the £tate tax for each year, which shall be collected and paid into the state treasury as other state tax aud whenever any stale tax shall be received at the state treasury from county treasurers the state treasurer shall apportion the same between the revenue fund proper aud the Orphans' Home fund provided for in this act, in proportion to the rate of tax levied for each ot said funds, and shall receipt for the same accordingly. And if it shall appear to the census board in 18G7, or any year thereafter, that the amount real ized by the levy of the tax aforesaid, for the purposes aforesaid, is more than is necessary for the purposes aforesaid, they shall direct the levy of any such tax as may be suflicieet therefor. Sec 'J. Ihe expenses of the transmis sion of orphan? to the Home, and of the board and munagoment, shall be paid out of the said Orphan fund. Sec. 10. 1 hat the money arising from the tax provided for by this act, shall only bo drawn from the treasury for the pur pose of defraying the expenses incurred in the support of soldiers' orphan", aud at no greater rate than eight and one third dollars per month lor each orphan actu ally supported in the Iowa Soldiers'Orph ans Hme and upon the presentation to the auditor each month of a sworn state ment of the number of orphan children supported by the said institution for the preceding mnn.th, and approved bv the cenaua board, it shall be the duty of the auditor to draw his warrant upon the treasurer of the said board, for the sum of eight and one-third dollars per month for c-ju-h pi-jmdi-ti, that in .**?•!act ing the number of children fur any month the wh.de number of different children shall not be included, but only the aver age number for the entire month. Sec. 11. That if it ahould be found nn CC8sary to the succcssful operation aud [TERN8--I3 00, invariably In advance. support of the eIowa Soldiers' Orphans' Home, for the year 18GG, and till the tax provided for by this act is realized to an ticipate any portion thereof, then it shall be eompe'ent for the president to draw his order or orders, oountersigned by tb\ secretary, upon the auditor for such sums as shall be by the board found necessary, hot exceeding in the aggregate twenty five thousand dollars and upon the ap proval of such orders by the census board endorsed thereon, it shall be the duty of the auditor to draw his warrant upon the treasurer for such sums, payable out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, which sums shall be return ed to the treasury out of the funds pro vided to be raised by this act. Sec. 12 Said board shall make a full and minute report of all the disburse ments of the Home, and of its condition, financial and otherwise, to eachjregular seasion of the general assembiy. Sec. 13. 1 hat the assessor of each ward and township in this State, before the first Monday in June, A. D. 18iJG, and when he is making the assessment in each year thereafter, for the termBof two years, shall take an enumeration of all the children of deceased soldiers who were in the military 3ervice of the government of the United Slates, from his ward or town ship, naming the company, regiment, bat tery, battalion, or organization to which the deceased soldiers belonged, and make accurate return to the board of supervi sors of his county, designatin*"the native, age, and sex of all the children belong ing to the family of the deceased, for which the assessor shall receive the same compensation as for other services*. Sec. 14 It shall be the duty of the boatd of supervisors to revise said enu meration 1 it of orphans from time lo time, by'adding^thercto or'ttriking there from, as they may deem pr »per. Sec. lo. it shall be the duty of the clerk of the board of aupervisors to fur nish to the assessors of the several town— ships iu his county such blanks as may be necessary for taking the aforesaid enu meration. Sec. 1G. The board of supervisors of the several counties shall have control of the county orphan funds, and shall use the same for the maintenance and educa tion of the orphans aforesaid, hr such manner and in such sums as the exigen cies of the case may demand, and for a* other purpos". Sec. 17. The board of supervisors may levy a tax Lot to exceed one-half mill on the dollar, in any one year, on all the tax able property iu their county, provided that there are any such orphans in their county needing such aid, and shall apply aaid fund in manner aa hereiubefore di rected. S *o. 18 If the children of the deceased soldiers at resuid have no natural or other gua-dian, or are neglected, the board t»f supervisors may appoint some suitable person in the township, whose duty it shall be to see that the said children are cared fur according to the spirit and intent of thi* aet. Sec. 10, The finds raised under the provisions of section 17, shall be called the '"Soldiers County Orphan Fund,'and shall be levied, collected and paid out iif the same manner as other county funds. Sec. 20 The provisions regarding this county tax shall not be so construed aa to prevent the orphans, or any number thereof, from their respective counties, attend any Orphans' IIom» in this State. Sec 21. This Act being deemed of im mediate importance shall take effect and be iu force from ami after the publica tion of the same in the Iowa Siate llegia ter and Iowa Homestead, newspapers published at Des Moinej. Approved March olst, 1860. I hereby certtfy that the foregoing act was published in the Iowa State Register April 2d, l8tifi, and in the Iowa Homt: stead April 21, 18IG. JAMKS WRKJHT, Secretary of State. —.. Our dispatches tell us just enough to cause us to desire to know more. They say that important Fenian movements are on loit, and this time with every avenue to disaster closed. We cm only surmlscr what these movements may be, and as sur mises are not always wise, we leave our readers make the guess for themselves. Of one thing we are confident. Fenian ism is far from being Weakened by past failures, if such they can be called, and is to-day stronger than ever. Mysterious movements by the leaders indicate that the coming enterprise is to be guarded more carefully than the past, and the very fact that the public does not know what it is to he is a partial pledge of its success. Those burning for an opportunity to strike for Irish liberty thould, therefore, possess themselves iu patience. The prediction that Ireland shall whness the sun-burst within the year may easily a prophoef of fact. Those who speed the hour will be peers among all the heroes who have ever lived.— l)ubupu 11raid. The Birling'on II iwkeye authorita tively announces Gen. Fit/. Henry Warren as an independent candidate for songreae in the first district, without reference to the action of the abolition convention which will probably re-nom-inate Wilson. ien. "Warraw, it is uwdcratooiJ, will ran ou a straight Johnson platform. Gen. G. M. O Brien, of Hubnqno, has removed*to ()maha with the intention of making that plico his permanent home.