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CHAPTER LXXV.

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION SEVEN OF CHAPTER TWEN.

TY-SIX OF THE GENERAL LAWS OF THE YEAR 1871, RE.
LATING TO “PATENT RIGHTS.”

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota :

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SECTION 1. That section seven of chapter twenty-six of the general laws of the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-ore, be so amended as to read as follows: “All actions commenced before a justice Patent rightsof the peace, in the district court, or in a court of com- re relating theremon pleas, in this state, to recover any debt, demand or sum of money, upon any promissory note or other written instrument where the consideration thereof was for a patent right, or any interest therein, shall be brought in the county where the defendant resides, it a resident of this state, at the time of the commencement of such action and not elsewhere."

Sec. 2. This act sball take effect and be in force from whe and after its passage.

Approved February 19, 1874.

When act to take effect.

CHAPTER LXXVI.

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION FOUR, AND TO REPEAL SEC

TION FIVE, AND AMEND SECTION ELEVEN OF CHAPTER
TWENTY-ONE, STATUTES OF MINNESOTA, REVISION OF
EIGHTEEN HUNDRED AND SIXTY-SIX, RELATING TO
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota :

SECTION 1. That section four of chapter twenty-one of the statutes of Minnesota, revision of eighteen hundred

er authorized to

sures to have

and sixty-six, relating to weights and measures, be and tbe same is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

• Sec. 4. The county treasurer of each organized county County treasur. shall have power to appoint in writing a deputy sealer of to punt deonty weights and measures for each railroad slation and wheat sealers of weights market in his county, each of which appointments shall and measures.

be recorded in the office of register of deeds, and there upon each of said deputies shall have all the powers and shall be competent to perform all the duties of such office, and shall, in case of willful neglect or refusal to faithfully discharge the duties required of him by law, be punished in accordance with the provisions of this act relating to the office of sealer of weights and measures.

SEC. 2. That section five of chapter twenty-one of the statutes of Minnesota, revision of eighteen hundred and sixty-six, be and the same is hereby repealed..

SEC. 3. That section eleven of said chapter twentyone be, and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows, to-wit:

Section 11. All persons engaged in any business,

trade or occupation, requiring the use of weights or Persons using weights and mea. measures, shall, on or before the first day of June ansame proved and Nually, cause to be tried, proved and sealed by the sealer

of weights and measures, in their respective counties, all scale beams, steelyards, weights or measures, used by them in buying or selling any goods, wares, merchandize, grain or other commodities. If after the expiration of three months from the passage of this act, any person shall buy, sell or dispose of any goods, wares, merchan

dize, grain, or other commodities by any scale beams, Penalty for using sleelyard, weight or measure, not proved and sealed in Felghts and mea, accordance with the provisious of the law to which this is and sealed, &c. amendatory, or shall fraudulently buy, sell or dispose of

any goods or commodities, wares, grain or merchandize by any scale beam, steelyard, weight or measure that has been sealed, but is unjust, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof by any court having competent jurisdiction, shall be fined not less than five, nor more than one hundred dollars ; and upou peg. lect or refusal to pay such fiue and the costs of proseculion, the court before whom the accused shall have been tried shall commit him to the county jail, until such fine and costs are paid, or he is discharged by due course of law. And for the purpose of enforcing the law, it shall be the duty of the sealer of weights and measures, or his

sealed.

fures not proved

deputy, upon the written request of any aggrieved person, and upon the payment to him in advance by such person, the sum of one dollar, and the further sum of twenty cents per mile for going and returning, as traveling expenses, to examine and test any weights or measures used within his county, whether the same shall have been before tested, proved and sealed or not, at any time when called upon, and without previous notice to the person or party complained of. And if such sealer of weights and measures, or any deputy sealer of weights and measures, shall directly or indirectly give previous notice or information to the party complained of, of such examination, in any manner whatever, he shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by fine not less than fifty, nor more than one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail for not less than thirty, nor more than ninety days, or by both fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court. All lines collected under the provisions of this act shall be paid over to the county treasurer for the ines collected. benefit of the school fund of the county where the action is brought.

Sec. 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from Whea act to take and after its passage.

Approved March 9, 1874.

Desposition of

effect,

LXXVII.

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION SIX, TITLE THREE, CHAPTER

THIRTY-TWO OF THE GENERAL STATUTES, IN RELATION
TO THE OFFICE OF SURVEYOR GENERAL.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota :

Secrion 1. That section six, title three, chapter thirty-two of the general statutes, is hereby amended so as to Appointment of

W gurveyors gener. read as follows: There shall be biennially appointed by al of districts. the govei nor, with the advice and consent of the senate, a surveyor general for each of the districts aforesaid, who shall be a citizen of the district for which he is appointed

at the time of his appointment, and he shall enter upon the discharge of the duties of his office on the third Moo. day in April next succeeding his appointment, and shall hold his office for two years and until his successor is appointed, confirmed and qualified. Provided, That it

shall be the duty of the surveyor general whose term of Duty of retiring surveyor general. office has expired, to make the scale bills and record them

in the books of the surveyor general's office, ot all logs scaled by him or deputies prior to the time he surrenders the same to his successor, and for that purpose he shall have access to the books of the office, and all bills so made and recorded shall have the same validity as if made and recorded during his term of office.

SEC. 2. Chapter ninety-five of the general laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, is hereby repealed. Provided, That all appointments beretofore made to said offices during the present session of the legislature, sball not be affected by the repeal of said chapter, but shall be valid, subject to the confirmation of the senate, and subject also to the provisions of section one of this act.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after it passage.

Approved February 7, 1874.

When act to take effect,

CHAPTER LXXVIII.

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY.

THREE, CHAPTER ONE, GENERAL LAWS OF THE YEAR
EIGHTEEN HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-THREE, RELATING
TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota :

SECTION 1. That section one hundred and twentythree, in title four of chapter one of the general laws of the year A. D. eighteen hundred and seventy-three be, and the same is hereby amended by adding to the end

thereof the following proviso: tees to file certi Provided, That if the trustees of any school district judgment docket. against which any judgment has been obtained, and wbich

failure of trus.

has not been appealed from, or which in case of an appeal has been affirmed in the appellate court in whole or in part, fail to certify to the county auditor of the proper county, as provided in this section, on or before the first day of October next, after the certified copy of the docket of such judgment has been presented to said trustees, as provided in section one hundred and twentytwo of this act, and the judgment creditor, his attorney or agent shall file a certified copy of such docket entry of said judgment with the county auditor of the proper county, before such auditor has extended the tax against such school district, accompanied by an affidavit stating that such judgment or any part thereof remains unpaid, and stating the amount claimed to be due thereon, and that a certified copy of such judgment had been previously served on such trustees, such county auditor shall at once levy a tax on said district, sufficient and for the purpose of satisfying such judgment and the costs thereon, which action of the county auditor shall have the same force and effect and stand in the place of the action of such school district trustees for all purposes whatever.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved March 5, A. D. 1874.

When act to take effect.

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AN ACT TO MAKE THE STATUTES AT LARGE OF MINNE

SOTA OF ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND SEV.
ENTY-THREE, PRIMA FACIE EVIDENCE IN TIIE COURTS
OF THIS STATE.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota :

SECTION 1. That the work commonly known and designated as the statutes at large of Minnesota of one Relative to the thousand eight mundred and seventy-three compiled statutes at large. hy A. H. Bissel, and published by Callaghan and Company, printed and bound in two volumes, and containing a compilation of the general and statute laws of

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