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Approved April 10,1891.
s«*»port of the poor, and other Incidental as tor the ensuing year." BBv. A This act shall take effect tad be la forpe from and after ItB passage. .lipproved April 1 1891. .'• CHAPTER 65-8. F. WO. IT. Jw Act to amend section seventy-five (IS) of Chapter eleven (11) of the General Statutes Of eighteen hundred and seventy-eight (1878), relating to answers In proceedings to obtain tax Judgments. Be It enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SECTION 1. That section seventy-five (75) of chapter eleven (11) of the General Stat utes of elenteen hundred and seventy-eight (1878) is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof these word#, to wit Such answer may embrace his defense or objections to any number of parcels of land embraced in said list as published, to which he has any estate, right, title, Interest in or lien upon. tec. 2. This aet shall take effect and be la force from and after Its passage, Approved Slarth 18, 189L CHAPTER 68—S. F. WO. 44«. An Act to ameud section nlnetr-seven of chapter eleven (11) of the General Statutes of eighteen hundred and ssveniy-elght (1878), relating to taxes. Be It enactcd by the Legislature of the State Of Minnesota. 8ECTION l. That section ninety-seven (07), of Chapter eleven (fl) of the General Stat utes of elgteen hundred and seventy-eight (1878), as amended by section nineteen (19)of chapter ten (10) of the General Laws for the year eighteen hundred and eighty-one (1881), be and the same is hereby amended, by in serting after the word "shall" in the first line of the second proviso of said section the" word "not," and by striking out the word "all" In the second Hue of said second pro viso of said section, and Inserting in lieu thereof the word "anv." bfco. 2. This act shall take effect ao& bai# force from and after its passage. CHAPTER 87—H. F. KO. '87. An Act to amend section forty-nine (40) of Chapter thirteen (13) of the General Stat utes of one thousand eight hundred and eeveuty-eigbt (1878), relating to roads, cart wnys and bridges. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State Of imiesoja: SICTION 1. That section forty-nine (49) of ohapter thirteen (li) of the General Statutes of one thousand cinti hundred and seventy eight 187)-) be and tie same Is hereby amend ed so as to read as follows: Sec. 49. Roads in more than one town Petition to county commissioners. If twenty four freeholders of any county con taining one hundred or more legal voters and twelve freeholders of any county containing less than one hundred legal voters, residing within six (6) miles of any proposed location, establishment,change or vacation of a highway, petition the board of county commissioners of such county for the location, establishment, change or vacation of any highway running Into more than one town of said county, ana not within the limits of any incorporated city, whether such highway is connected or to le connected witn other roads or not setting forth in such petition the beginning, course and termination of the highway pro posed to be located, established, changed or vacated, together with the names of the own ers of the lands, if known, through which the same mav pass, the auditor of such county shall lay such petition before the board of county commissioners at their next session the re tifter. Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and bain force from and after Its passage. Approved April 6,189L CHAPTER 88—H. F. HO. WT. Jul Act to amend section thirty-four (94) of "Chapter thirteen (13) of the General Stat utes 18."8. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: Section l. That section thirty-four (84) of Chapter thirteen (13) of the General Statute* one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight (187k) be amended so as to read as fol lows: When any number of legal voters aa aforesaid determine to petition the super visors for the alteration or discontinuance of any road, or laying out any new road, tbey ahull file their petition with the town clerk, and cause a copv of their petition to be post ed up In three of the most public places of the town twenty (20) days before any aotlon had in relation thereto. 8*o. 2. This act shall take effeot aad be tat force from and after its passage. Approved April 20,1891. CHAPTER 69—H. F. NO. 1080. Act to amend section two thousand five hundred and se%enty (2570) of the General Statutes one thousand eight hundred and ninety one (1891), relating to railroad oor coratfons. [Being section 61 of chapter Si, General Statutes of 1878.] Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota": SECTION i. That section two thousand fire hundred and seventy (2570), of the General Statutes one thousand eight hundred and ninety-one (1*91). be amended Dy inserting after "the word minute in the fourth (4th) line of said section the following proviso: Provided, all regular passenger trains shall •top a suilicient length of time at the rail road station of county seats to receive and let off passenger* with safety. Sic. 2. This act shall take effect end be la foroe from and after its passage. Approved April 22,1891. CH APTER 70—S. F. NO. 80. An Act to amend section one hundred and Sixty-six (KM) of title three (3) of chapter thirty four (34) of the General Statutes of one t'housand eisrht hundrdd and seventy eight (1*78), relating to corporations. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State Of Minnesota: SECTION 1. That aestion one hundred and •ixty-six (16rt) of title three (3) of chapter thirty-four (34) of the General Statutes of one thousand eight hundred and seventy-eight (1878), as the same has been since amended, be and the snme is hereby amended by adding thereto the following: "Or for the purpose of providing, leasing, furnishing, owning and managing buildings, halls or apartments for the use of any of the societies or bodies mentioned in this section, or for any or either of said purposes." Sxc. 2. This act shall take effect and be In force from and after Its passage. Approved Jan. 29,1891. CHAPTER 71—H. F. KO. At. An Act to amend section four hundred end twelve (412) of tlile eight of»chapter thirty four of the General Statutes of the State of Minnesota of one thousand eight hundred and seveuty-eight (1878), relating to cor poratiods. Beit enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: ISXCTION 1. That section four hundred and twelve (412) of title eight (8) of chapter thirty-four (34) of ihe General statutes of the State of Minnesota of one thousand eight hundred and seventy-eight (1878), relating to corporations, be and the same hereby Is amended, by adding the following to said section, to wit: "Provided, that any corporation may by its articles of incorporation or by any amended article of its articles of incorporation, pro vide for special, preferred and common stock, or special or preferred and common stock of the capital stock of such corpora tion: and any corporation heretofore or here after organized without changing its articles of incorporation may issue its capital stock as a pan special and a part preferred and a part common, or a part common and a part either special or preferred, bv direction of its board of directors, when so authorized by a majority of Its stocknolders at its annual meeting or at a meeting called for that pur pose,and said Doard of directors, when to eu tborized by said meeting of said stockholder*, may give such preference as it may deem best to such special or preferred stock, or •uch special and preferred tock." Bsc. 2. This act shall take effectao^.be la force on and after its passage. Approved April 20,1891. CH A-PTER 72—S. F. WO. SIB. An Act to amend section one hundred and tbirtv-four (134) of chapter thirty-six (36) Of the General Statutes of eighteen hundred and seventy-eight (1878), relating to the state normal schools. Be it enacted by jhe Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SECTION 1. That section number one hun dred and thirty-four (134) of chapter thirty six 0(6) of the General Statutes of eighteen hundred and seventy-eight (1878), be and the same is heieby amended by inserting after the words "normal department" in the fourth line the following: The diploma from either the elementary or advanced course of study of the state normal school shall be valid as a certificate of qualification of the first grade to teach in the public schools of the State of Minnesota for a period covering the time of the student's pledge of service namely, two years from date of graduation: Sec. 2. At the expiration of two years of actual teaching service the diploma of such graduate may be Indorsed by the president of the normal school from which it waa issued, •and by the state superintendent of public instruction, upon satisfactory evidence that such service has been successful and satis factory to the supervising school authorities under whom it has been rendered. Such in dorsement shall make the diploma of the elementary course a valid certificate for five years from its date, and the diploma of the advanced course a permanent certificate of' qualification. 8EC. 3. Any county or city superintendent of schools under whose supervision such graduates may be employed shall have au thority to suspend such certificates for causes duly shown, such suspension to be subject to the same appeal us is provided in the case of certificates issued by such county or city superintendents. SEC. 4. his act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage. Approved April 21,1601. CHAPTER 78—H. F. WO. 4M .** Aa am «o emend sMtkm sixteen Of) of chapter thirty six (36) of the General Stat utes of oue thousand eight hundred and seventy-eight ("1878), relating to the organ izatiou of school districts. Be It enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SBCTION l. That section sixteen (IS) of Chapter thirty-six (36) of the General Statutes of Minnesota of one thousand eight hundred and seventy einht (1878) be and the same is hereby amended by adding to the end of said section the following: "Provided, fifth, that whenever the boundaries of any school dis trict are changed, or any school district is divided, said commissioners shall make a division of all moneys, fund and credits be longing to such district, and shall make an award of such moneys, funds and credits to the districts affected by such change, and in making such award the commissioners shall take Into consideration the indebtedness, if shy, of the district so divided, and shall make such division as they deem Just and equitable." Sxo. 2. This act shall take effect aad be la from and after Its passage. Approved April in, 18ÖL CHAPTER 74—H. P. WO. KM. An Act to amend section thirty-three (88), of chapter forty (40), of the General Statutes of eighteen hnndred and seventy-eight (1878), relating to deeds, mortgages and otber conveyances. Be it anacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SBCTIOVI. That section number thirty three (33), of chapter number forty (40), of the General Statut-s of eighteen hundred and seventy-eight (1878), be and the same is hereby amended by inserting in the third line, thereof, after the words "secretary of state." the words, "or In the offloe or the state auditor." Sao. 2. This act shall take effMt aad be tat force from and after its passage. Approved April 1,1891. CHAPTER 75—S. F. WO. M. An Act to amend section two (t) of chapter forty (40) of the General Statutes of Minne sota relating to deeds, mortgages and other conveyances. Be It enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SECTION 1. That section two (S) of Chapter forty (40) of the General Statutes of the State of Minnesota be and the same hereby is amended so as to read as follows: SEC. 2. A husband and wife may convey any real estate by their duly authorized agent or attorney ana mav by their joint deed convey the real estate of the wife, nor shall the mi nority of the wife affect the validity of such deed. The husband or wife of any Insane person where the Insanity has continued for three (8) years may by separate deed convey any real estate owned by such grantor in like manner and with the same effect as if un married. If the iqeane husband or wife be under guardianship the guardian's letters of authority, or a duly certified copy thereof, shall be recorded in the office of the register of deeds of the county in which such real es tate shall be situated and such guardian's approval of the conveyance shall be Indorsed thereon. Without such approval the con veyance shall not affect the rights of the In sane husband or wife. Any corporation may convey its real estate by an agent appointed by resolution of its di rectors or governing board. sco. 3. This act shall take effect and bala force from and after passage. Approved April 20,1891. CHAPTER 76—H. F. WO. mi An Act to amen# title two (t) of chapter forty-one (41) of General Statutes of 1878. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SKCTION 1. That title two (9) of chapter forty-one (41) of General Statutes 1871 be and is nereby amended by adding thereto a section to be numbered and to read as fol lows: Sec. 13a. Every agreement for extending the time of payment for manual labor per formed or to be performed in cutting, haul ing, banking or driving logs beyond the date of the completion of such labor shall be void unless such agreement is in writing, subscribed by the party to be charged therewith, ana expressing the true consider ation therefor, and nniess at the time of the completion of such labor or the making of such contract the pc-rson, partnership or corporation for whom such labor shall be performed shall execute and deliver to the person performing the sama, his or its nego tiable promissory note for the compensation therefor, with interest, due at suah time as may be agreed upon. Provided, 1%at it shall not be competent for any such laborer to waive any of the provisions of this act, nor shall the right of such laborer to a lien upon any property to secure the payment for such labor be waived by the acceptance of such note, but such right of lien shall pass with the note and vest in aud be enforceable by the holder thereof. SEO. 2. This act shall take effeofand be In force from and after Its passage. Approved April 21, 1891. CHAPTER 77—S. F. NO. 016. All/ o amend section five (S), title one (1) Of jtpter sixty-four (64) of the General StaS ,iés of eighteen hundred and seventy eight (187S), and to require the Judges of the various district courts of this state to hold the tferms of court and discbarge the duties of judges in any district in this state whenever thereunto requested by the gov ernor of this state. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SECTION 1. That section five (5), title one (1) of chapter sixty-four (64) of the General Statutes of eighteen hundred and seventy eight (1878) be amended so as to read as fol lows: Section 5. Judge of one district to act in any district when requested by the governor— Whenever a judge of anv district court is in terested as counsel or otherwise in the event of any suit or matter pending before said couri'in any county of nls district, or when ever the judge or judges of any district court of this state, either on account of sickness or on account of the accumulation of business in any district court In any countv of this stale are unable to transact said business and to hear and determine the causes and suits pendiug therein without unreasonable delay, the governor of the state 6hall have power, and it is hereby made his duly, to assign one or more judges of the district court of some other district whose duties as such Judge do not require him to appropriate all of his time to the discharge of his duties lu the dis trict where he resides, and in which he has been elected as judge to duty in the district ,Where on account ot sickness or the accomu latlo^ of business, the judge or judges are un able to transact the the business of the court or to hear and determine the causes and suits pending therein without unreasonable delay and the judge of any district so requested by the governor to discharge the duties of the judge or Judges of any other district shall proceed, at the time designated, to hold the court and discharge the duties of the judge of anv other district at the place ana for the time and in ibe manner specified in the re quest of the governor and whenever a dis trict judge is a party, or otherwise Interested in any cause, any other district Judge in this shall have jurisdiction and it shall be his duty to transact such business, hear and de terriiine all motions, grant orders and enter iudgmants in all such cases brought before him, eiiher in the district where such action originated or in any other district, when such cases are brought before him by consent of ail parties to the action, and the acts and judgments of such judge and court* so done and rendered, shall have the same force and effect as if done by a Judge of the district court in which such actions are pending and in the district where they are pending. SEC. 2. This act shall take effect and be !& force from and after its passage. Approved April 20,1891. CHAPTER 78-S. F. WO. fl& An Act amending section 199 of Chapter three (353) of chapter sixty-six (M) of the ueneral statutes of one thousand eight hundred seventy-eight (1878), relating to new trials. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SSCTIOM l. That said wetioa be, aad the same is hereby, amended to as to read as fol lows: Section Two Hnndred Fifty-Three (988)—A verdict, report or decision may be vaoated and a new trial granted, on the application of the party aggneved, for any of the follow ing causes materially affecting the substan tial rights of such party: First—Irregularity lu the proceedings of the cqiirt, Jurv, referee or prevailing party, or any order of the court or re/eree, or abuse of discretion, by which the moving party was prevented from having a fair trial. Second—Misconduct of the Jury or pre vailing party. Third—Accident or surprise whtch ordinary prudence could not have guarded against. the General Statutes 1878. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SECTION 1. Section 199 of chapter 90 of the General Statutes of Minnesota, 1878, Is hereby amended so as to read as follows: Writs of injunction, attested and sealed as other process of the courts, may issue, upon order of the court, or a judge thereof but the period during which performance of an act is staved by injunction forms no part of the time for performance of such act. SEC. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage. Approved April 21,1891. CHAPTER 79—H. F. WO. Ml An Act to amend sections 60 and 61 of chap ter 66 ot the General Statutes of 1878, relat ing to service on foreign corporations. Be It enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SECTION 1. That sections 60 ana 61 of chap ter 66 of the General Statutes of Minnesota for the year of 1878 be and the same Is hereby amended so as to read as follows: Section 60. That the summons or any proc ess lu any civil action or proceeding wherein a foreign corporation or association is de fendant. whtch has property within this state or the cause of action. arose therein, may be served by delivering a copy of such summons or process to the president, secre tary or any other officer, or to any agent of such corporation or association and such service shall be of the same force, effect and validity as like service upon domestic cor- orations provided, if anr such corpora or association has, by an appointment in writing filed with the secretary of this state, appointed or designated some person or resi dent of this state upon whom summons or process can be served.sueh summons or proc ess shall be served upon such person so des ignated and provided further, that any such action or proceeding may be commenced and tried In any county in which the cause of ac tion aose, subject to be removed for cause as in other cases. Section 61. This act shall have full foroe and effect notwithstanding any provision* of the General Statutes or other law of the state in consistent herewith. sic. 2. This act shall take effMt and be io force from and after lu passage. Approved April 1, lt*9L CHAPTER F. »O.IA 4j» Aetf —ind imHm If»» Fourth—Excessive or inadequate and In sufficient damages, appearing to have been given under the influence of passion or prejudice. Fifth—That the verdlot report or decision is not justified br the evidence, or Is oontrary to law. Sixth—Wewly discovered evldenoe.material for the party making the application, which he could not, with reasonable dlllgenoe, have discovered and produced at the trlaL Seventh—Error in law occurring at the trial and excepted to by the party making the application. SEC. 3. This set shall take effect aad be in force from and after its passage. Approved March 24,1891. CHAPTER 81—S. F. *0.98. Aa Aet to amend section one (1 of ehapte* sixty-eight (68) of the General Statutes of eighteen hundred and seventy-eight (1878), relating to homesteaa exemption. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SECTION 1. That section one 0) of chapter sixty-eight (68) of the General Statutes of eighteen hundred and seventy-eight (1878) be and the same is hereby amended oy inserting after the word "lot," in the sixth line thereof, the following words: "Of the original plat or any rearrangement or subdivision of such plat or of any part thereof, as the same Bhall exist at the date of the commence ment of the action or proceeding, In which the execution or other process hereln sfter mentioned shall issue, or of the death under wbfch the homestead is claimed, or, in case the buildings occupy parts of two or more lots as legally platted at the time the exemption Is claimed, a quantity of land not exceeding in area one of the original lot* in the same block." Sec. 3. iNothing herein contained shall ap ply to or affect any action or proceeding now pending In any court in this stale. Sec. 3. All acts and parts of acts incon sistent with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed. Sec. 4, This aot shall take effMt aad be lm foroe from and after its passage. Approved Maroh 16,1891. An Aet to amend section tve (2) of chapter •txty-nlne (99) of the General Statutes of eighteen hundred and seventy-eight (1878), reisting to convejiances by married women. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SECTION 1. That section two (3) of chapter sixty-nine (89) of the Geners! Statutes of eighteen hundred and seventy-eight (1878) be and the same is hereby amended by adding after the words "three years," in the eighth line thereof, the following words: "ana in struments releasing dower in lands of a former deceased husband." SEC. 8. Nothing herein contained shall ap ply to or affect any action or (proceeding now pendiug in any court in this state. Sxo. 8. All acts and parts of acts laoon* slsteut with the provisions of this act are hereby repesled. •sc. 4. This aot shall take effect and be In force from and after lta passage. Approved March It, 1891. CHAFTBR 88-S. F. WO. 80. An Aet to amend section twenty-eevén fff) of chapter seventy (70) of the General Statutes as the same Is amended by chapter eighty (80) of the General Laws of eighteen hundred and seventy (1870), relating to fees of Jurors. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SECTIOH 1. i hat section twenty-seven (97) of chapter seventy (70) of the General Statutes as ihe same is amended by chapter eighty (80) of the General Laws of eighteen hundred and seveuty (1870) be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows: Section 27. Each grand and petit Juror shall be entitled to two (2) dollars for each day's attendance upon any district court, and ten (10) cents for each mile traveled In going to and returning from the said court, tha distance to be compiled by the usual traveled route, and paid out of the county treasury of the county in which the service was so rendered. The clerk of the district court shall deliver to each juror a certificate for the number of days' attendance and miles traveled, for which he is entitled to receive compensation. Each juror sworn before any coroner, or any inquest taken by him, is entitled to one (1) dollar for each day's attendance on snch inquest, pnd ten (10) cents for oach mile trav eled in going to and returning from the place of holding the same, the distance to be com puted by the usual traveled route aud paid out of the county treasury of the county In which the service was rendered. The cor oner shall deliver to each juror a certificate for tbe number of days' attendance and miles traveled, for which he Is entitled to receive compensation. Each Juror sworn In any aotlon pending in a Justice oourt or before any sheriff on a writ of inquiry is entitled to one (1) dollar, to be paid in the first Instance in all civil actions by the party requiring such Jurors. Provided, that the certificate of the clerk for services rendered as such Juror in the dis trict court, or by the ooroner. shall be filed with the-county auditor, who shall at once thereafter issue'hls warrant or. the treasurer of his county for the amount due, which cer tificate shall be a proper and sufficient vouch er for the issuance of said warrant. Provided, further, that the provisions of this act shall uot apply to the counties of Ramsey, Hennepin and St. Louis. SBO. i. All acts and parts of acts inconsist ent with the provisions of this aot be and the same are hereby repealed. ssc. a. This act shall take effect aad be in force from and after its passage. Approved April 31, 189L An Aet repealing sections fifteen (15), sixteen (19), seventeen (17), eighteen (18) aud nine teen (19) of chapter seventy-one (71) of the General Statutes of 1878 relating to struck Juries. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SacTioN 1. That sections fifteen (15), six teen (IB), seventeen (17), eighteen (18) aud nineteen (19) of ohapter seventy-one (71) of the General Statutes of 1878, relating to struck Juries, be and the same are hereby re pealed. SEO. 3. The repeal of the foregoing sec tions shall not In any way affect the validity of any trial of any case by a jury drawn as provided in ihe'foregolng sections of ohap ter seventy-one (71) that mar have been drawn before the passage of this act. Sac. 3. This act shall take effect and b# ia force from ana after Its passage. Approved March 20,1891. CHAPTER 85-H. F. NO. 168. AO Aot to amend section twenty-six (99) ot Chapter one hundred and seveu (107) of the General Statutes of one thousand eight hundred and seventy-eight (1878). Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SECTION 1. That section twenty-six (26) of chapter one hundred and seven (107) of the General Statutes of oue thousand eight hun died aud seventy-eight (1878) as amended ny chapter twenty-one (21) of the Ueneral Laws of one thousand eight hundred andeighty five (1885) is amended bv adding thereto the followlug: Provided, that in counties where by law a grand jury is not required to be re turned to every term of court, the court mav, by an order entered In the minutes, continue the grand jury from any term at which the grand jury is in session to ttaother subse quent term at whichJno grand jury is re quired to be returned and at said subsequent term may again continue Mud grand jury to another subsequent term to which no grand jury Is required to be returned and, in case of any such continuance, the court shall, lu said order, fix tbe time in said uubsequen term for tbe meeting of said grand Jury. A rand Jury, continued, as aforesaid, shall the same powers at suoh subsequent term of court, as if returned to said term, and in case, for any reason, less than a quorum of such grand Jury is present at tbe adjourned day additional lurora may be returned forthwith to supply the dettciency: provided, that the provisions of this act shsli only ap ply to counties In which six (6) or more reg ular terms of oourt are provided for by law in any one year. Sic. 3. This act shall be in ferae froaa the time of its passage. Approved April 6,1S0L An Aet to amend the penal code of the State of Minnesota by adding to title nine (IX) of said penal code, chapter nine (IX), re lating to slander of females Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SacrioM 1. That title nine (IX) of the penal code of the State of Minnesota be, and tbe eame hereby is, amended by adding to said title nine (IX) another and further chapter to be known ee ohapter nine (IX) of said title nine (IX) and to read as follows: Chapter IX. Slander of Females. Section 921 (a) Slander of Females Defined —A pereon who, in the presence and hearing of another, other than the female slanaered, whether snob female be present or not. ma ioiouBly speaks of, or concerning any fe t»elve (lynreaa oc MINNESOTA LAW SUPPLEMENT, CONTAINING THE GENERAL LAWS PASSED DURING THE SESSION OF wards, not a public prostitute, anr false or defamatory words or language, which injures or Impairs the oharacter of aach female for virtue or chastity and which expoees such female to hatred, oontempt or ridicule, 1» guilty of a misdemeanor. Section 231 (b) Any alander mentioned in the preceding section is to be deeded mall cious If no justification therefor li shown. %nd is Justified when the language, charged as slanderous, false or defamatory, is true and was spoken for good motives and for Justifiable ends. Section 291 (c) We eon vie tion oan be bad under any of the provisions of this chspter, upon the teetimony of the female slandered, unsupported br other evidence, but must be proven by the evldenoe of at least two (2) persons, other than suoh female, who heard'and understood the langnage charged as slanderous, or by the admissions of the de fendant. Sao. 2. This act ehall take effect aad be In force from and after lts paasage. Approved Apri 90,1ML CHAPTER fT-9. F. WO. 999. An Aot to amend section two hundred thirty one (381) of an aot of the state legislsture approved March 9, A. D. 1885. entitled "An act to establish a penal code, said section relating to public traffic on the Sabbath day and the penalty for Sabbath breaking. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SecTioN 1. Seotion two hundred thirty ons (331) of said act is amended by striking from the last line of said section the words Approved Aprtl 91.189L Approved April 17,1891. Aa Aot te amend seotion twe hnndred and thirty-five (336) of the penal code of the State of Minnesota, relating to the orlme et rape. Be It enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SacTioN 1. That seotion two hundred and thirty-five (238) of the penal code of the State of Minnesota, relating to the crime of rape, be amended so as to read as follows: Section 233. Rape Defined—Rape la an aot of sexual intercourse with a female not the wife of the perpetrator, committed against her will or without her consent A person perpetrating such an act of aexi&I inter course with a female of tbe age of fourteen (14) years or upwards not his wife, 1. When through idiocy, imbecility er any unsoundness of mind, either temporary or permanent, she is incapable of giving con sent or 2. When her resistance la forcibly over come: or 3. When her resistance la prevented by fear of Immediate and great bodily harm, which she has reasonable cause to believe will be inflicted upon her: or 4. When her resistance Is prevented by stupor or by weakness of mind, produced by an intoxicating, nareotlo or anns the tic agent administered by or with the privity of the defendant or 5. When she is at the time unoensolous of the nature of the act, and this is known to the defendant, Is punishable by Imprisonment In the state pris»n for not less than five (5) nor more than thirty (80) years. SEO. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage: provided, that the provisions of this act shall aot ap ply to any offenses committed before this act takes effect, and as to all suoh offenses the law In force at the time such offenses were committed shall continue and be in force the same aa If this aot had sat been PftHftd. Approved AprH 17, 199L CHAPTER 80—8. F. WO. IT1. An Aet to amend section two hundred and forty-five (248) of the Penal Code of the State of Minnesota, relating to indecent as saults upon female persons. Be Henacted by the Legislature of tha State of Minnesota: SECTION 1. That section twe hundred end forty-five of the Penal Code of tbe State of. Minnesota, relatingto indecent assaults upon ismale persons, be amended so as to read as follows, to wit: Section 243. Indecent Assault—Any per *son who takes anr indecent liberties with or on the person of any female, not a publio prostitute, without her consent expressly glveu. and which acts do not in law amount to a rape, an attempt to commit a rape, or an assault with intent to commit a rape, or any person who takes such Indecent liberties with or on the person of any female child under the age of fourteen (14) yeara, without regard to whether she consents to the same or not, is guilty of a felony. SEC. 2. This act shall take effect and br In force from and after its passage: provided, that the provisions of this act shall not npply to any offenses committed before this act takes effect but as to ail such offenses tbe law in force at the time such offenses were committed shall continue and be In force the same as If this act had not been passed. CHAPTER 90—S. F. WO. S94. An Act to amend section two hundred and thirty-six (2.'ttl) of the Penal ('ode of the State of Minnesota, relating to the carnal knowledge and abuse of children. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SECTION I. 'l'hat section two hundred and thirty six (i'36) of the Penal Code of the State of Minnesota, relating to the carnal knowl* edge and abuse of children, be amended so as to read as follows Sec. 236. Carnal Knowledge of Children— Whoever carnally knows and abuses any fe male child under the age of sixteeu yean shall be Diinlslicd as follows: 1. If the female child Is under the age of ten (10) years the person perpetrating the act shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for life. 2. If the female child Is ten (10) years of age, and under the age of fourteen years, the person perpetrating such act shall be pun ished by Imprisonment in the state prison not less than seven years nor more than thirty years. 3. If the female child Is fourteen years of age and under sixteen (16) years of age. the person perpetrating such act shall be pun ished by imprisonment in the state prison not less than one vear, nor more than seven years (or by imprisonment in the county Jell not less than three months nor more than one year). SEC. 2 This act shall take effect and be in force frsin and after its passage: provided, that the provisions of this act shall not apply to offenses committed before this act takes effect, and as to all such offenses the law in force at the time thoy were committed shall continue and remain In full force the same as if this act had not been passed pro vided further, that nothing In this act shell be construed as repealing or In any manner affecting section five hundred snd thirty (530) of tbe Psnal Code of the State of Min nesota, relating to the sentence of minor pcreons under the age of sixteen yean. Approved April 30,1891. OHAPTER 01-3. F. WO. 89. An Apt to amend section two hundred and sixty-three (363) of the Penal Code of me State of Minnesota. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SSCTION 1. That seotion two hundred and alxty three (968) of the Penal Code of the State of Minnesota be amended so as to read as fol lows, to-wit: If any man and a single woman cohabit together they shall be both guilty of fornication and be punlsbed by imprisonment in the county Jsll for not more than ninety (93) days, or by fine net exceeding one hun dred (910C) dollars. SEC 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after Its passage. Approved March 19, lnll. An Act to amend chapter five (8) of title fif teen (IS) of the Peual code of the State of Minnosota. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State Minnesota: SECTION 1. That chapter five (5) of 'title fifteen (13) of the penal oode of the state of Minnesota be and tbe same is hereby amended by inserting after section 440 the following: Section 440a. Any person indebted to an other for labor, or any agent of any person, en-partnership or corporation so indebted, who khatl. with intent to secure from such Isborer a discount upon the payment of stfth indebtedness, wilfully refuse to pay the same, or falsely deny the amount or validity thereof or that the same is due. Is guilty of extortion and »punishable as provided by section four hnndred and thirty-nine (439) of said code. Sac. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force frqm and after its passage. Approved April 31,1SS1. CHAPTER 93—8. F. WO. Vt. An Aet to emend section four hundred end ninety-one (401) of tbe nensl code of the state of Minnesota relating to injury to real or personal property. Be It enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SecT.-oir 1. That eeetion four hundred and ninety-one (Ml) of the peual code of tbe State of Minnesota relating to injury to real or personal property be amended so as to read as follows: Section 491—Injury to real or personal prop erty—A pereon who unlawfully and willfully destrove or Injures any reel or personal prop erty of another, whlcn is not specially de scribed herein, aud where tbe punishment thereof is not specially prescribed by statute, is rtillty of a misdemeanor, and iqpuuishable as follows: First—If tbe value of the property de stroyed. or the diminution in the vslue of tbe property by the lnjory, is less than tweaty (20) dollars, by imprisonment In the county Jail for not more than three (3) months or by a floe of not more than one hundred (100) dollars. Second—If the value of the prooertv de stroyed, obitbe diminution in the value of the property oy the injury, is twenty doliais, or more, by Imprisonment in the county Jail for •Macs* 1MB«9»|«9*M!f to* 9t more than five hundred (900) dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment Third—And in addition to the punishment prescribed therefor, he Is liable in treble dam ans for the Injury done, to be recovered In a .civil action by the owner of such property, or the public officer having charge thereof. Ssc. 3. This aot shall take effect and be in forae from and after its passage provided, that the provisions of this act snail not apply to any offenses committed before this act takes effect but as to such offenses, the pro visions of the iaw as it existed prior to this amendment shall continue and be deemed in full force. Approved April 31,1891. both." SEO. 9. This aet shall take effect end be la force from and after Ite paseage. An Act to amend section one (1) of title three (3) of ohapter one (1) of the General Laws of the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-two (1873) relating to lnsur aaoe. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SBCTIOX 1. That seetien one (1) of title three (3) of chapter one (1) of the General Laws of one thousand eight hundred and seventy-two (1872) be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows: Sec. 1. It is unlawful for insurers er their agents to make, negotiate or solloit, within this state, any contract of insurance except as authorisea in this act provided, however, that this aet shall not be con^rued to apply to reciprocal contracts of indemnity against loss by fire made by manufacture» with each other. SBO. 2. This act shall take effeot and be te force from and after Its passage. Approved April 31,189L An Act to amend seotion 9 of chipm w ir the General Statutes of 19T5, ia relation to town insurance oompanlea. Be it enacted by the Legislature ef the State of Minnesota: SECTION 1. That section 9 of chapter 98 of the General Statutes of 1879 be, and the same is hereby emended by adding thereto the fol lowing words: Provided, That in eases where the olalm for loss so presented does not exceed the sum of one hundred dollars, no meeting of directors nor appointment of committee shall bs requisite, but the amount of such loss msy be ascertained by the president, secretary or treasurer, or two of them, with the name right of appeal as hereinbefore provided for. Hxo. 9. This act shall take effect and be la force from and after its paaeage. Approved March 10,1891. An aet to amend chapter ninety-one (91) of the Genera! Laws of 1878 relating to the adoption of children. Be It enacted by tbe Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SECTION 1. That sectioureix (9) of chapter ninety-one (91) of the General Laws for the year 1876 is amended by adding thereto the following: Provided, That naaa the request ef aay person adopting a child, ths oonrt msy de cree lhat tha child so adopted shall be the heir of said person, and In that case ssld child shall inherit from said parent In the sams manner in ail respects as if born to said parent in lawful wedlock. In cases of adop tion heretofore, where it is provided in the decree that the ehlld shall be the heir of the parent adopting, said decree Is declared to be valid and effectual to eonstltnte such child the heir of said parent and, where the de cree does not so provide, a further decree may be entered upon applloation of the par ent adopting, constituting suoh child the heir ot (uoh parent in all respeeta aa afore Mid. BEO, 9. This act shall b* in foroe from the time of its passage. Approved AprD 1,1991. An Act to amend section one or chapter 106 of the General Statutes of 1879 in referenoe to public libraries and reading rooms. Be it enacted by tha Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SECTION 1. That seotion one (1) of chapter one hundred and six (100) or the Osneral Statutes of 1879. lu reference to publio libra ries and reading rooms, be ana the same is hereby smended by sdding at theend thereof the following woras: And the board of directors In this ohapter provided for shall have power, in their dis cretion. to admit to the benefit of any such library persons not residing within the corpo rate limits of the city or village, and they shall execute a contract in writing lu the form of a bond to the village, or cltv council, to be approved by the ooard of directors, con ditioner! to make good all damage to, or loss of. books Issued U thsin. with sufficient sute ties, and covenautlng that the person so re volving the benefits of the library shall stall times conform to all ths laws, rules and regulators governing the said library. And such non-resident patrons shall pay for such privileges such sums, and at sucn times, as may be by the directors prescribed, into the village treasury for the use of said library. Sco. 2. This act to take effect and be in force from and after Its passage. Approvea March 16, 189L CHAPTER 98-H. F. NO. 198. An Act to amend sectlou oaa (1) of obaptcr one hnndred and seventeen fll7) of the General Laws of one thousand eight hun dred and elglny-one (1881), relating to town Insurance companies. Belt enacted bv the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SECTION 1. That section one (1) of chapter one huudred and seventeen (117) of the Gen eral Laws of oue thousand eight hundred and elghty-ono (1HH1 be and hereby is amended so as to read as follows: Any Insurance company heretofore or hereafter organized under chapter el«luy three (83) of the Gen eral Law* of one thousand eight huudred and seventy-five (1K75). entitled "An act authorizing the formation of town Insur ance companies," may al any regular an nual meeting of Its members, or at any special meeting after thirty (HJ) days' notloe to all members, by a majority vote of those present, smend Us articles of association so as to include in its organization other ad joining towns not nlready included therein. Companies already orgsnlzod embracing towns in two or mor» adjoining counties may annex uot to exceed three adjoining towns from any county adlolnlng the oounty in which the business of the company is lo cated. Amended articles of association must be signed, executed, spproved and filed the same as original articles. Ssc. 3. This act shall take effect and be In force from aud after lis passags. Approved April 30,1801. An Aot amending chapter one hundred aad forty-four (144) of General Laws of one thousand eight hundred and elghty-flve (18H5). relating to weighing and Inspection of grain. Be It enacted by the Legislature of the Stata Of Minnesota: SSCTION 1. That section seventeen (17) of Chapter one hundrea and forty-four (144) of the General Laws of tbe year one thousand eight hundred and elgbty-five (1883) be and the name Is hereby amended so as to read as follows: "Section 17. Said state welglimastcr and aeslstants shall at tbe places of St. Psul. Min neapolis, Duluth snd St. Cloud supervise and have exclusive control of iho weighing of :raln and other property which sub to Inspection, except wuea otherwise ordered or directed by the party shipping the same, and the inspectiou of scales, and ,'he action and certificate of sucn welghmaater aud assistants, in the discharge of tnelr »aid aforesaid duties, shall be conclusive upon all parties in interest," Ssc. 3. That said chapter one hundred end forty-four (144). General Laws, oue thousand eight hundred and eichtr-five (1885) be and the same Is hereby amended by adding there to the following section: "Section 30. That wherever the cities of St. Paul. Minneapolis and Duluth are named in this chapter, ine name of St. Cloud sball be included, and the provisions of said chap ler shall be construed to extend to ssld city of St. Cloud to the same extent as to said cities of St. Paul, Minneapolis and Duluth." Sxo.:(. This åct shall take effeot aad bate foroe from and after Its pasaage. Approved April 20, lftOl. CHAPTKR 100—H. P. NO. 886. An Act to amend chapter one nunared and forty-five (Ufo of the General Laws of. one thousand eight hundred and elghiy-flve (I88.V). being an act entitled "An Act to provide for tbe incorporation of villages and to detiue their duties and powers and to repeal certain laws lu relation thereto." Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SECTION 1. That section twenty-two (33) Of chapter one hundred and forty-five (143) of the general laws of one thousand eight hundred and elshty five (188")) is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following: "Provided, hnwever, that any Village of this state shall have the power to Issne negotiable certificates of Indebtedness for the purpose of purchasing fire engines abd necessary apparatus for the extinguish merttof fires for the use of said village, höt no certificates of indebtedndss shall be Issued for said purpose unless the amount of certificates that may be issued has been sub mitted to a vote of the legal voters of such vllkage at some special or general election of hM village, and a majority of the legal voters voting at such election have voted InTlrvor of issuing said certificates. Said cerfTOcates so authorized may be for such tMt-and of such denomination, and of tuc.h form and bear such rate of Interest, payable amfoally, not exceeding, however, six (6) per cent per annum, as tne village counctl may by resolution determine provided, how ever, that the amount of such certificates outstanding at any one time shall never be in excess of Ave (5) per cent of the assessed valuation of tbe real and personal property of tbe village Issuing the same, including •11 otber Indebieness of such village." Sxc. 2. Tbat section forty-two (42) of chap ter one hundred and forty-live (14A) of tne General Laws of oue thousand eight bun- Sso. 3. This act shall take effect aad be in force from and after Its passace. Approved April«, iMi. An Act to amend an act entitled "An aot to provide for the incorporation of villages and to define their duties and powers, and to repeal certain laws in relation thereto." being chapter one hundred and forty-five* (14S) of the General Laws of one thousand eight hundred and eighty-five (1*86), so that the village of Harris, !n Chisago coun ty. Minnesota, shall be a separste election and assessment district, ana be separated in all municipal affairs from the towtft of Sunrise aud Insh Lake. Be It enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SSCTION 1. Chapter one hnndred and forty-five (143) of the General Laws of one thousand eight hundred and eighty-five (1883) be amended so that the pro visions thereof relating to election and as sessment districts and to collecting and pay ing over taxes for village purposes shall uot apply to the said village of karris, Chisago oounty, Minnesota, and that said village of Harris shall constitute a separate elootion district for all elootion purposes from the towns of Sunrise and Fish Lake, in which said village is located. Provided, that an election held in said village shall be subject to the provisions of eald ohapter one hun dred and forty-five (143) relating to the eleo tion of village officers. Provided further, That all general elections held in said village shall be subject to the provisions of the general election laws of the state. SEO. 3. The villajre oouncll of said village shall, at their first (1st) meetlng.ln the month of April, in each year, elect an assessor, who shall be styled the village assessor, who sball perform all the duties In relation to assess ing of property for ibe purpose of levying of all village, school, county and stats taxes, and upon completion of the assessment roll he shall deliver the sams to ths village board of equalization, who may alter, revise and equsllze the same as they may deem it Just and proper said village assessor shall bold bis office for one (1) year, snd until his suc cessor is elected snd qualified. Provided, however, that said village assessor sball be subjeot to. and be governed by. ths general laws of the state relating to assessors and their duties. a. All taxes levied en the taxable property within said village, except for im provement of streets, hlehwsys, sidewalks and crossings, shall be levied and collected as prescribed by the statute of this state for the levying and collection of township taxes,and it snail be the duty of the county treasurer of said Chisago county to pay over to the village treasurer of said village, and for the use of said village, all the money collected as taxes on all the taxable property taxed within said village of Harris. SEC. 4. All acts or parts of sots inconsist ent herewith ars hsreby repealed. 6sc. 3. This act shall take effect and be la force from and after Its passage. Approved April 11,1891. CHAFTBR 199-9. F. We. 199. Aa Act to amend subdivision thirteenth (19) of section twenty-one (21) of ohapter one hundred ana forty-five (143) of the General Laws of ths State of Minnesota for the year one thousand eight hundred and eighty-five (IBM.')), relating to the iuuorpor atlon of villages. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SECTION 1. That subdivision thirteenth (18) section twenty-one (91) of ohapter one and forty five (146) of the General Laws cf one thousand -eight huudred and elghtv-five (1883) be amended by inserting after the word "markets" the words "provide scales, appoint a wrlshmaster," so that said subdivision shall rea1 as follows: Thirteenth—To establish and regulate mar kets, provide scale* appoint a welghmaster snd restrain sales in streets. hso. 3. This aot shall take effect and be In force from and after its passsge. Approvsd April 21, 1891. CHAPTER 108—S. t. Wo. 911. An Act to ameni section 18 of chapter 14ftof the Ueneral Laws of 1883, so as to permit tbe people of the village of AnnaiKlale. In Wright county, to hold their annual village election on the third Tuesday In March la each year. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the Stata of Minnesota That section sixteen (18) of chapter oue hundred and forty five (145) of the General Laws of one thousand eight hun dred and eighty live lHR"t, relntinn to the In corporation of villages lu the State of Minne sota. be and the same Is hereby amended so as to permit the people of ihe village of An liiind ilo, in the county of Wright, to hold their annunl vllluite elections on the third Monday of Marcli in oach year. Src. ». That the provisions of this aot shall spply to said viilags of Annandala» la said countv of Wright, only. SEO. 3. This act shall take effeot and b9 la force from and after Its passage. Approved Msrch 3, 181)1. An Act to amend chapter one hundred and forty-Heveu of the General Laws of .1880, en titled "An act to regulate the practice of phiirmncj, the licensing of persons to carry on such practice, and tTie sale of poisons in the state of Minnesota," and to repeal chap ter twciity-iilue of the General Laws of iM, amendatory thereof. Be It eiiHcU'd by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: 1. That section one (1) of said chnptei one hundred and forty-seven (147) be aud is hereby amended so as to read as follows: "Section 1. That except as fh this aot pro vided, it ehall hereafter be unlawful for any person to retail, compound or dispense driiRs, medicines or poisons, or to Institute or conduct any pharmacy, store or shoo for retailing, compounding or dispensing drugs, medicines or poisons, unless such person elmll be a registered pharmacist, or shall em ploy, place and keep in active charge and control of said pharmacy, store or shop, a registered pharmacist, within the full mean ing of this act." SKI That section two (9) of said chap ter one hundred and forty seven (147) bo and Is hereby amended so as to road as follows: Section 2. To he entitled to registration as a pharmacist within the full meaning of this act. the applicant must be a graduate iu pharmacy, or a graduate In medicins, within the requirements of this act. or he must be not less than twenty-one (31) years of age, and have had four (4) years' practical expert cnce In drug stores where prescriptions of medical practitioners have been usually com pounded, and have sustained a satisfactory examination iefore the board of pharmacy of ihe state of Minnesota, or he must be at the tnne of the passage of this act a regis tered assistant. Nothing in this section contained shsll Impair ihe validity of any regiftrallon bere totore granted by said board. But not withstanding anything in this section hereinbefore contained, anv person who was on the Mh div of March. entitled to registration as a registered phiirmacist. and who Is at the time of the passage of this act ongaged In the business of a dispensing pharmacist In the State of Minnesota, uud who shall within thirty sage of this act llle with the secretary of said board an application for regUtistlon, accom panied wlili his affidavit thai lie was on the ftth day of March uforesald, as weli as at the time of the passage of this act, so engaged, shall be granted a cerilflcato of reglsiratlou without examination. Sko. :i. Thai section three (8) of said ohap ter one hundred and forty seveu (147) be and is hereby amended so as to read as follows: Sec. i. A graduate in pharmacy or In medicine must lu order lo be* so registered have had four d) years' practical experi ence In dm? stores where prescriptions of medical practftloucrs have been usually compounded, and have a diploma from a coliene or school of pharmacy or medicine, satisfactory to said board of pharmacy, as sufficient gusrsntee of his attainments snd profieieuey, or he shall be legally entitled lo practice medicine In the Slate of Minnesota. SEC. 4. That section four (I) of said ensp ter one hundred and forty-seven n-17) be and Is hereby amended so as to read as follows: Sec. 4. The said board of pharmacy may at ihelr discretion grant registration end a certificate thereof to any pharmacist licensed or registered by the board of pharmacy of any other state, either after or wltn out further examlnstloD. It sball he the duty of said board to grant an assistant's certificate to any person not less than eight een (18) years of age who shall have had two (3) years' practical experience In drug stores wncre prescriptions ot medical practitioners have been usually compounded.and who shall have passed satisfactory examination be fore ssld board of pharmacy of Minnesota which certificate shall entitle such person to act only as an assistant to a registered pharma cist personally conducting his own business as such, and shall not entitle such asrlstant to engage in business on bis own account, or as manager, to conduct a drug store, or to transact a pharmacy business for another party. Sec. a. That section nine (9) of said chsp ter one hundred and forty-seven (147) be and is hereby amended so as read as follows: 8cc. Rvery person claiming registra tion as a registered pharmacist under this act shall, before a certificate Is granted, pay lo the secretary of the board of pharmacy tho sum of two :2) dollars and every appli cant for registration upon examination, whether as a pharmacist or as an assistant, shall pay to said secretary ihe sum of five (5) dollars before such exaiu'.natiou sliull be at luaptsdi juorldpd, UuU la cm the appli 1891-OFFICIAL "Should a vacancy occur in any of the ofllcef other than justices of tne eace, provided for in this act, the village council, or tbe remain ing members thereof, may fill the same by appointment." be and and the same Is hereby amended so aa to read as follows: "Section forty-two (4S). should a vacanev at snv time occur in any of the offices provided for In this act, the village oouncll or ttie remain ing members thereof may fill the same by appointment and the person sc appointed may hold his office until his successor is elected and qualified." PUBLICATION. cant falls to sustain a satlsfsotory examina tion by the said board, the said five (3) dollars shall be refundea to blm. Rvery oertlfloate hereaftei issued under this act shall have plainly written, printed or stamped upon the race thereof the words "Revocable for the causes specified by iaw." 8ac. 6. That section ten (10) of said chap ter one hundred and forty-seven (147) be and is hsreby amended so as to read as follows: Seo. 10. Every registered phsrmaclst and every registered assistant who desires to con tinue the practice of his profession, shall annually during the time he shsll con tinue such prsctlce, on such dste as the board of pharmaoy may prescribe, pay to said secretary a registration renewal fee, the amount of which shall be fixed by said board, and shall In no case exceed two i3) dollars for a pharmacist, snd one (1) dollar for an assistant In return for whlcn payment he shall receive a renewal of his registration. Ssc. 7. That section eleven (11) of said chapter one hundred forty-seven (147) be and Is hsreby amended by Inserting efter the word "fees,'1 In the ninth line thereof, the word "fines." Sac. 8, Tbat section twelve (19) ef said chapter one hundred forty-seven (14T) be and Is hereby amended so as to read as follows Sec. 12. Any person not being, or not having In his employ a registered pharmacist within the full meaning of this aet, who shsll. sfter this set shall take sffect, retail, compound or dispense drugs, medielnes, or poisons, or who shall take, use or exhibit tha title of a registered phsrmacist. sball for each and every such otTsnsa be liable to a penalty of fifty (60) dollars. Any registered pharmacist or ether person who shall permit the compoundlnf or dis pensing of prescriptions, or tbe vending of drugs, medfotnes or poisons in his store or place of business, except under the super vision of a registered pharmacist or by a registered assistant, and any pharmacist or registered assistant, who, wnlle continuing In business, shall fall or neglect to procure annual registration, and any person who shall willfully make any false representation to procure registration for himself or any otber person, or who shall violate any other provision of this aot, shall, exoept as other wise provided, for each and every suoh of fense be liable to a penalty of fifty (60) dol lars. Except as In this section hereafter pro vided. arugs. medicines sna poisons shall, for all purposes of this set, be construed to include sll substances, animal, vegetable or mineral, commonly kept in stock in drug stores or apothecary shops, and used in com pounding medicines or sold for medicinal purposes. It Is provided, however, that nötning in this aot shall in any manner interfere with the regular praotlce of any physician as such, or prevent him as a physician from supply ing to bis patients such articles as may seem to him proper, or shall Interfere with the making or vending of proprietary medicines, or with the sale by general retail dealers of any ef the following articles, that Is to say: Alum, Copperas. Lo/rwood. Blue vitriol Ipsom Salts, Roilsd Sulphur Borax, Glauber Halts, Saltpetre, Carbonate ef Glycerine. Senna Leaves, Ammonia, Gum Arabic, Subliment 8ul Carbonate of Gum Cam- phur, Soda, pbor. Water of Castor OIL Lfoorlce, Ammonia, or with ths ssle by such retail dealers of Psrls green kept In stock In sealed paokagss and so sold, dlstlnotly lsbeled "Paris Green, Poison." or shall prevent a shopkeeper wboeC place of business Is more than one mils from a drug store or apothecary snop, from deal ing in and selling the commonty used medi olnes and poisons. If put up for suoh ssle by a registered pharmacxi or Interfere with the exciualvely wholesale business of any deal era exoept as hereinbefore provided. Sxo. 0. That section thirteen (11) of eeid chapter one hundred ana forty-seven (147) be snd Is hereby smended by chancing the word "penalty" to the word "fine" In the eighteenth nBth) line thereof, ana by adding lo said section thirteen (111) the further words, "and any peison so oonvloied may also,at the discretion of tbe oourt before which such conviction occurs, be further ad Judged aud senteuced to forfeit his registry tlon and the certificate thereof." Bsc. 10. That section fourteen (14) ef said chapter ons hundred forty-seven (147) be and is hereby amended by striking out the last sentence thereof, and by substituting in lieu thereof the following: "Every person omitting to comply with any requirement of this section shall be deemed gu!Uy of a misdemeanor, and shall upon conviction thereof pay a fine not less thsn five 5) dollar» for eacb such omission." SEO. 11. That sectlou IIfteen (13) of said chapter one hundred forty-seven (14T) be and is hereby amended so as to rend as follows: Seo. 13. All suits for the recovery of the several penalties prescribed Hi this act shall be prosecuted in tbe name of tho late of Minnesota, lu any court having Jurisdiction and It shall be the duty of the count) attor ney of tha county wherein suoh offense Is committed, to prosecute all persons violating the provisions of this act, upon proper oom plalut oelng made. If In any such oase the oounty attorney omit or refuse to act. the board may employ some other attorney for sncli purpose. Costs ann disbursements shall le adjudged in favor of the state whenever it recovers Judgment In snch suit. All fines and penal ties paid or col'ocled under the provisions of Ihls Bhall Inure one half to the board of harmacy. and the remainder lo the school of ibe county In which ths conviction was bad or the Judgment obtained. If any persun adjudged liable to any penalty or penalties Imposed by this acl shall not pay the judgment iherefor with in alxty (60) days after the rendition thereof, or, in case of appeal, within thirty CKI) days after the affirmation of such Judg ment, his registration and certificate thereof may be by llin board of pharmacy summarily revoked aud canceled, and such person shall not be emtilod to registration within one year thence next to ensuo or without paying suoh judgment lu full. Sso. 13. That said chapter one hundred forty-seven (147) be and Is amended by add ing thereto the following, as sections eight een (1H), nineteen (19), and twenty (30), re spectively: Sue. in. Bvery person receiving a certifi cate under this act shall keep trie same con spicuously exposed In his place of business. Every rexlstered pharmacist or registered as sistant shall,within ten (10) days after chang ing Ills nlace of business or employment, notify ihe secretary of the board of his new place of business he shall thereupon be en titled to receive from the secretary a notice In writing that tits address has been changed on the book of registration. Without such notice from said secretary, such pharmacist or assistant shsll not acl as such longer thau ten (10) days after bis aforesaid notice of change. Any person violating ihe provisions of this section shall bo doomed vullty of a misde meanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of len (10) dollars, and tho costs of prosecution. Sec. 19. Any registration obtained by false representation shall be void, and the board of pharmacy may, after hearing com plaint and evidence, revoke anv certificate which It may determine to have been so ob tained. Sec. Ths board may hereafter ap- om secretary who is not a member of the ssc. 18. That section eighteen (18) of said ohapter one hundreij foiiy-seven (147) be and the same Is hereby changed lo, aud shall hereafter be seotion twenty-one (Jl) thereof. SEC. 14. That chaptor twonty-nlue (20) of tho General Laws er 1HK7 amendatory to sec tion two(2)of said cbapterone hundred forty seven (147) be and Is hereby repealod. SEO. 15. This act shall take eiTect and be In force from and after NovcatMr let A. I). 1891. Approved April 17,190L days after the pas CHAPTER 103—Ii. F. 1*0, 819. An Act to amend chapter 1D0 of the General Laws of ikm.'I, entitled, "An act requiring railroad companies to provide suitable pas senger waiting rooms at cities, towns and villages." Be it enacted by the Legislature of the Stata of Minnesota. SECTION 1. That section one (I) of chapter 101), General Laws of 188.\ be, and the same Is hereby, amended by adding to said section at the end thereof the words following, to wit.: Such railroad corporations or compsnles sball, at all depots or stations where trains stop regularly to receive aud discharge jos scugcrs, for at least one half hour before the arrival, and one half hour after the ar rival of any passenger train, cause their re spective depots, or walling rooms, to be open for the reception of passengers said depots to be kcjt well lighted and warmed for tho space of time aforesaid. SEO. 2. This aet shall take effect and be In force from and after Its passage. Approved April 1,1801. CHAPTER 10fr-8. F. WO. 999. An Act to amend chapter ten (1U), General Lsws 18H7,eiititled "An act to regulate com mon carriers, ami ereatiug tbe railroad and warehouse commission of the State of Min nesota. and defining the duties of such commission lu relation to common car riers." Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota: SECTION 1. That section eight (8) of chap ter ten (10) of the General Laws of 1887 be amended bv striking out subdivisions (e), (f) and (g) ana substituting therefor the follow ing, to tvit: (e) That upon complaint, duly verified, of any person, firm, corporation or association, or any mercantile, agricultural or manufact uring society, or any body politic or munlei- organization, tbat any part of the tariff fares, charges or classifications so filed and published, as hereinbefore pro vided, sre in any respect unequal or unrea sonable, the commission shall forward a copy of such complaint to the common car rier complained of, who shall be called upon to satisfy the complaint, or to answer the same, in writing, wltnin a reasonable time, to be specified by the commission, and to serve a copy of such answer ou the com plainant. If the common carrier sball change the tariff of rates, fares, charges or classifica tion^ at (lcmnd»(i by u» eoHiptaisaat, within tbe time specified by tha commission proceedings shall be dropped. If the common carrier sball refuse or ncf* £cti,t0 »uch changes, the commission shall »et a time and place for a hearing In the muter, of which at least ten (10) daye* notice shall be given to the ootnplalnant and the common carriercomplalnea of such DO tloe shall be served either by mailing a copy thereof to some general offloer of such com mon carrier, or personally by some person directed to do so by the commission. For ihe purpose of suoh Investigation tha commission shall have the power to reqitlra the attendance of witnesses and the produc tion of documents that relate to the mat ter unfier investigation, and to that end may invoke any court in this state re- attendance of witnesses and the production ofbooks, papers and documents under ihe provisions of this section. Witnesses may bs Introduced and evidence riven either party at all hearings before the OomiTilsBlon. After due consideration by the commission ef all the evidence produced at suoh hearing or hearings, the commission sball make Its report in writing to the complainant aud to the common oarrler complained of. If tha tariff of rates, fares, chorees and classifica tions so complained of sball be found by tbe evidence to bs unequal or unreasonable, tha commission shsll state wherein they are un equal or unreasonable, and shall make a tar iff of rates, fares, charges and classifications which shall bs substituted for tbe tariff com plained of. Such tariff of rates fares, eharges or classi fications. «o mads by tbe commission, sball be deemed aud taken in all courts of this state at prima facie evidence that the tariff of rates, fares, cnarges or classifications so made li equal and reasonable, and such tariff so made snail be In full force and affect dar ing tbe pendency of anv appeal tbat may be taken 1- the matter to the oourta t) In case such oommon oarrler shell neglect or refuse sfter the time for appeal as hereinafter provided baa expired, to adopt such t«riff of rates, fares, eharges and classifications, so made by the com mission. it shall be tbe duty of tha commission to publish such tariff ot ratea, fares, charges and claeslficstlons as tbey have declared to be equal and reasonable, in suoh manner as the commission sball deem expedient, and lhat thereafter It shall be un lawful for such common carrier te charge or maintain a higher or lower rate, fare, charge or classification than that so fixsd by said com mission, unless and until a court of compe tent Jurisdiction shall hsve otherwise or dered snd decreed. Sso. 3. That section thirteen (19) ef nid chapter ten (10) of General Laws or 1997, be amended by striking out subdivision (b) ana substitutlag tnerefor the following, to wit: (b) Whereupon a statement of tbe cbarces so made shsll be forwarded by the oommiB slon to such common earrler, who shall ba called tip on to satisfy tbe complaint or to answer ths sams In writing within a reason able time, to bs specified by the commission, and to servs s copy of such answer upon the complainant. If such oommon earrler,with in the time specified, shall make reparation for the injury alleged to have been dona, said carrier shall be relieved of liability to tbe complainant only fet the particular vio lation of law thus oomplalned of. If such eommoB earrler shall not satisfy tha complaint within the time speclfled/and If it shall sppesr te tbe eoesmisnoa that there is reasonable ground for Investigating the matter set oatla said eoaeplalnL the com mission shall naste a time aad place whea and where a hearing will be baa before the commissi ou in lbs matter oomplalned of. Notice of all hearings before the oommla sioa, aot only undsr tnls seotioa, but under all other sections of this act, where hearings are oontemplated, shall be given by the oom mission or ty tbe seoretary of said ooa slen by causing to be mailed to the oomplalnaat la the ease a eepy of the notice of suoh heariag at his reputed plaoe of resldsnoa. poetsge prepaid, at least ten (10) deye before the aay named ss the day of hearini In said notice, and also by causing a oopy or such notloe or bearing to be mailed, at leaat tea (10) days before the day named as the dey of hearing In said uotice, properly dlreoted, postage prepaid, to any division superintendent, gen eral or assistant superintendent, general manager, president, vice president, er seore tary of tho common carrier complained of, at the place in the State of Minnesota where the main business of snch common earrlec is transacted. Provided. That whenever tbe eo sa plal nan or common carrier has appeared by an attor ney, thereafter suoh service may be made upon such attorney. Such service shall be taken and held in all cases to be a legal service appearance In any oase sball be taken and deemed a waiver of any defeat iB the notice of snch hearing, or any irregulari ties of the servloe thereof. No oomplalnt shall at any time be dis missed because of the absence of direct dam ages to the complainant, and for the purpose of this art the commission shall have power to require (he attendance of witnesses and the production of ail books, papers, con tracts, agreements and documents relatingto anv maner under Investigation and to that end may invose the aid of any court of this state in requiring the attendance of wit nesses and the production of all books, pa pers, contracts, agreemonts and documents relating any matter under Investigation, tV ,, 8. fifteen (I'M. chapter ten (10) of the General under tb- provisions of this act. SBO. 8. Th-t subdivision (d) of section if i" Lawsofisx7.be stricken out, and tbe fol lowing I»", aud the same Is hereby substi tuted, to wit: (d) A ii v railroad company or common oar rler a flc'd by any order of the commission except S'lniinistratlve orders, made pursuant to section ten (10) of chapter ten (ID) of the Ueneral aws of 1Hh7, may at any time within the period of thirty days after trie service of it upon him or It of such order, appeal there from to the district court of any judicial dis trict through or Into which his or Its route may run. by the servlcc of a written notice of sucn apical on some member, or the aeon tary or such commission. And upon the taking of such appeal, and the fllliu: of the notice thereof,with the proof of service. In the ofllce of the clerk district court, there shall then bo pending In such district court a civil action of the character, and for the purposes mentioned in section eight (Si. eleven (II) and fifteen (13) of chap ter ten (l" of the Ueneral Laws or 1887, as amended by this act. L'pon such appeal,and upon the hearing of any application by tha commission, or by the attorney general, for the cufoM cment of i»ny such order made by the commission the district court shall have jurisdiction to, and It shall, examine tbe whole »ätter In controversy, including mat ters of fic as well as questions of law. and tö affirm, modify or reverse such order In whole or in part, ss Justice may require and In case of anr order being modi fled, as afore said, such moillfled order shall, for sll the purposes contemplated by this act, stand In place of ihe original order so modified, and nave ihe nimu force and effect throughout the state ns the orders of said commission. No appi-nl as aforesaid shall stay or super sede tne order aopealed from unleas th« court hesi ing and deciding such esse upon appllcati n and notice to the otber party shall so direct. The rci 'dies herein provided for shall be in addition to all existing legal and equitably remedies SKC. 4. That chapter ten (10) of tbe Ger I eral Laws of 1H87 be and the same Is hereb amended iy adding thereto the followluj sectlou. to wit: I See. 22. That whenever any common car rier, an ddined in, and subject to the provls* ions of till*! act, shall violate, or refuse or neglect t. 'bev or perform any lawful order or requlo uiciit of the commission made undju ill provisions of this aot not founded upoffa ci iiiroversy requiring a trial by Jury, as provli I by the Seventh amendment to the const, ution of ths United states, or as provided section four (4) of the ootistltu tlon of tli state, It shsll be lawful forthe commlss: !i, or for any company or person Interested ii such order or requirement to applv in ii summary way, by petition to auy district ci irt in auy county In this stata in which th'i carrier complained of has iu principal tlii e, or In any county through or into whl its line of road extends, alleging such vloS 'iionor disobedience, as the case may be: o xl the said court shall have power to hear e determine the matter, ou such short noc'c to the common carrier com plained di i^ the court shall deem reasonable and such notice may be served on such com mon c.arr his or its olHcers, agents or serv ants iu II. manner as the court shall di reel and "aid court shall proceed to bear aud determine tho matter speedily and with out the fin ami pleadings ana proceedings ap plicable to ordinary suits further thau is necessary u the Judgment of the courttO clearly dene the Issues between the parties, manner as to do justice in tbe premises to tnis end the court shall hsve power. If ii think lit, to direct and prosecute in sucn IL 'le, and by such persons as It may appoint, nil such Inquiries as the court may think nei dful to form a just Judgment in the matter of such petition and on such hearing ths findings of fact In the report of said commis sion shall be prima facie evidence of tha matters therelu slated and If It be made to appear to such court, on such hearing, or oa the report of any person or persons, that the lawful onl or requirement of said commis sion drawn in question hus beeu violated or disobeyed. It shall be lawful for such court to issue a writ of injunction or other process, mandaton or otherwise, to restrain such common carrier from further continuing such violation or disobedience of such order or requirement of said commission, and en joining obedience to ihe same: and In case of any disobedience of any such writ of injunc tion or other proper process, mandatory or otherwise it shall be lawful for such courti to Issue writf of attachment, or auy other nrpc ess of said court incident or applicable to writs of injunction or other proper process maudatorv or otherwise, ace.inst such com mon carrier, aud if a corporation, ag&inst ona or more o the directors, officers or sgentu or the same, or against at v owner, ies-iitB, trustee, receiver or other person failing to obey suoh writ of iujuuctlt a or other pre per process, roaudatory or otherwise snd uaid court may, if li shall think 11. make an ordat 4iieotlng lueb common carrier ot ffMttlj ft. \n\n K% '.. i it- .¥?•' t"' '.yk^ 0*m J? 'V V' '1 4V' 1 I' *L* "jä' i fr r^* & SS?*-* %:'. -V .' v-c rzi An V'-'c ^,-\*\' K ot Son CTHAFTBR 19—S. F. WO. 9». CHAFTBR 84—H. F. WO. 90. gave CHAFTBR 8ft—H. V. WO. 1M. w "¥S* *"*4"* v j& ^pf- nor OHAPTER 99—i". F. WO. lift. CHAFTBR 98—H. F. WO. 711 OHAPTBB 94—S. F. WO. 190. by OHAPTBB 99—8. F. M. IA OHAPTBR 96—ri. F. WO. 916. OHAPTER 97—S. *. #0. 9», i OHAPTBR 99-n. F. WO. CT4. ?ect 'Wjwt w.fwp,-^1 **fA t£* VUM ntdij 1 ^. is&sit ujLi\ J|UI '^W|' OHAPTBB 101—S. ¥. WO, 4H. SEO. Sfundred SKCTION I. CHAPTKR 104—S. F. WO. 380. SECTION CIO) l^qp .1,1,41,11.1(^1,1 ii i Fundact Soard.a30. tfalrates, 1 malce all books, papers, contracts, agree ments and ihe aid of quirloc the by to and In siii .. 'tf z&i- I