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Prosecution un. der section 2,

fifty dollars, to be paid to the clerk of the district court of
the county for the use and benefit of the schools of said
county: Provided, however, That a judgment against a Penalty.
person for a violation of this act under the second section
of the same shall be a bar to any suit under the third sec- Provi
tion of this act for the same offense.

Sec. 4. A prosecution may be brought by any person in the name of the State of Iowa, against any person or persons violating the second section of this act, before a justice Les of the peace of the county in which said violation of this act how brought. is alleged to have taken place, or before any court of competent jurisdiction thereof. And any sum or sums so Fines where paid. recovered shall be paid to the clerk of the district court of the county for the benefit of the common schools of said county.

SEC. 5. This act shall take effect from and after its In force when. publication in the Daily State Register, and Daily State Leader.

Approved, April 17th, 1872.

of the peacto have taken pot. And ange the district could

I hereby certify that the foregoing act was published in the Daily Iowa State Register and the Daily State Leader, April 19, 1872.

ED WRIGHT, Secretary of State.

"Ch. 131.]

CHAPTER LV.

[S. F. 223.

CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS.

AN ACT Dividing the State into Nine Congressional Districts.

APRIL 17.

into Congres

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly State apportioned of the State of Iowa, That this State shall be divided into sional districts. nine congressional districts as follows:

First District: The counties of Lee, Van Buren, Jefferson, Henry, Des Moines, Louisa, and Washington shall 1st district. compose the First District.

Second District: The counties of Muscatine, Scott, . Clinton, Jackson, Jones, and Cedar shall compose the Second District.

Third District: The counties of Dubuque, Clayton, 3d district. Allamakee, Winneshiek, Fayette, Buchanan, and Delaware shall compose the Third District.

Fourth District: The counties of Black Hawk, Bremer, Chickasaw, Howard, Mitchell, Floyd, Butler, Grundy,

2d district.

6th district.

7th district.

8th district.

9th district.

Hardin, Franklin, Cerro Gordo, Worth, Winnebago, Han 4th. district,

cock, and Wright shall compose the Fourth District.

Fifth District: The counties of Johnson, Iowa, Powe5th district · shiek, Marshall, Tama, Benton, and Linn shall compose

the Fifth District.

Sixth District: The counties of Davis, Wapello, Keokuk, Mahaska, Jasper, Marion, Monroe, and Appanoose shall compose the Sixth District.

Seventh District: The counties of Wayne, Decatur, Clarke, Lucas, Warren, Polk, Dallas, Madison, Adair, and Guthrie shall compose the Seventh District.

Eighth District: The counties of Ringgold, Union, Adams, Taylor, Page, Montgomery, Cass, Audubon, Shelby, Harrison, Pottawattamie, Mills, and Fremont shall compose the Eighth District.

Ninth District: The counties of Story, Boone, Hamilton, Webster, Humboldt, Kossuth, Crocker, Emmet, Palo Alto, Pocahontas, Calhoun, Greene, Carroll, Sac, Buena Vista, Clay, Dickinson, Osceola, O'Brien, Cherokee, Ida, Crawford, Monona, Plymouth, Sioux, Lyon, and Woodbury shall compose the Ninth District.

Sec. 2. Each of said districts shall be entitled to one representative in Congress; and the first election of members of Congress under this act shall be at the general election in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-two. Members of Congress shall be elected at the general election held every two years thereafter.

SEO. 3. The returns of elections for members of Conand can. gress under this act shall be made to the Secretary of

State; and the canvass shall be made by the Board of State Canvassers; which return and canvass shall be made as required by law for the return and canvass for Auditor of State.

Approved, April 17th, 1872.

Elections.

vasts.

CH. 133.]

CHAPTER LVI.

[H. F. 333.

WEIGHTS.

APRIL 17.

AN ACT to Determine the Weight per Bushel of certain undried

Fruits named herein.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa, [That] the weight of a bushel of apples,

pears, etc.

Do, of cherries,

etc.

pears, peaches, or quinces, shall be forty-eight pounds, Bushel of apples each, respectively.

The weight of a bushel of cherries, grapes, currants, or grapes, currants, gooseberries, shall be forty pounds each, respectively. et

The weight of a bushel of strawberries, raspberries, or Do. of strawberblackberries, shall be thirty-two pounds each respectively.

Approved, April 17th, 1872.

ries, etc.

CH. 134.]

CHAPTER LVII.

[S. F. 196.

NO PUBLIC MONEY FOR SECTARIAN PURPOSES.

AN ACT to Prohibit Appropriations, Gifts, or Donations of Public APRIL 17.

Money or Property for Ecclesiastical or Sectarian Purposes.

propriation by county,township,

allowed to secta

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of No gift or ap. the State of Iowa, That no appropriation of public money. or other property shall be made, and no gift, loan, or ap- town, or city, propriation of money or property shall be authorized or 1 ian Institutions. made by the corporate authorities, supervisors, or trustees of any county, township, city, or town, or municipal organization of this State, to, or in favor of, any institution, school, association, or object which is under ecclesiastical or sectarian management or control.

Approved, April 17th, 1872.

Ch. 135.]

CHAPTER LVIII.

[H, F. 90.

MAYORS TO REPORT FINES AND FORFEITURES.

AN ACT to Amend Chapter Twenty-nine of the Acts of the Ninth April 17.

General Assembly.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly 1862: ch. 29, of the State of Iowa, That section one of chapter twenty- amended. nine, of the acts of the Ninth General Assembly, be amended by inserting after the words “ Justices of the Mayors of towns "peace,” in the fourth line of said section, the words, port fines, etc., "and mayors of all incorporated towns and cities;” and school-fund.

and cities to re

ns

inuring to the school-fund.

by inserting after the word “courts," in the ninth line of said section, the words, “and which by law go into the “county treasury for the benefit of the school-fund.”

Approved, A pril 17th, 1872.

Ch. 136.]

CHAPTER LIX.

[H. F. 330.

SWINE AND SHEEP TO BE RESTRAINED.

April 17.

AN ACT to Amend Article Seven, Chapter Twenty-two of the

Revision of 1860.

to be submitted.

tieg.

superseded

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly ". Hog-law”.not of the State of Iowa, That so much of article 7, of to vote of coun- chapter 22, of the Revision of 1860, as provides for

the submission to the electors of any county of the quesRev.: ch. 22.

tion whether hogs and sheep shall be permitted to run at large, be, and the same is hereby, repealed.

Sec. 2. That section 288 of the Revision of 1860 be, Rev.: $288,

and the same is hereby, repealed, and the following is enacted in lieu thereof:

“ Sec. 288. That from and after the first day of OctoOwners of swine ber, A. D. 1872, every owner of swine or sheep shall arre sheep morem restrain the same from running at large, and, in the event running at large. of a failure to do so, shall be liable for any damage done owner liable, by said swine or sheep, to be recovered by action by the

party injured against any person owning said stock, and

all damages and costs recovered under the provisions of Lien upon stock. this act, shall be a lien upon all stock committing such

damage.”

SEC. 3. That section 289 of the Revision of 1860, be Rev.: $289.

amended by striking out the words “in said county,” in the second line thereof, and inserting, in lieu thereof, the words, “ in the county in which he resides."

Sec. 4. All acts and parts of acts, inconsistent with Repealing clause. the provisions of this act, are hereby repealed.

Approved, April 17th, 1872.

Failure renders

of a failure saune from mowner

Ch. 137.]

CHAPTER LX.

[S. F. 175.

TRANSCRIBING COUNTY RECORDS.

AN ACT in Relation to County Records, and to Repeal Section 2258 APRIL 17.

of the Revision of 1860, and Enact a Substitute therefor.

superseded.

may have record

scribed.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly Revision: $2258 of the State of Iowa, That section 2258 of the Revision of 1860 be, and the same is hereby, repealed, and that the following be enacted in lieu thereof:

66 SEC. 2258. That the board of supervisors, of any Bd. Spervisors organized county in this State, shall have authority, when- books trans ever they shall deem it necessary and expedient, to have $ transcribed, indexed, and arranged, any deed, probate, mortgage, court, or county record, or government survey, belonging to said county, to have made a complete index thereof, as contemplated by section 2222 of the Revision Rev.: 52222. of 1860, and to have correctly transcribed, or copied, any index or indexes of deeds, mortgages, or other records, Index-books. and to have the said transcripts or copies compared and certified by the clerk of the board, attested by the seal of the county; and the compensation therefor shall not ex- Compensation. ceed the rates prescribed in section 2260 of the Revision Rev. $2260. of 1860: Provided, That the provisions of this act shall not apply to counties, where, at this session of the General Proviso. Asseinbly, any county was specially authorized to have such transcribing done.”

Approved, April 17th, 1872.

Ca. 138.]

CHAPTER LXI.*

[S. F. 46.

JUDICIAL DISTRICTS.

AN ACT Creating the Thirteenth Judicial District, and Providing

APRIL 18.
for the Election of District and Circuit Judges and a District-
Attorney therein, and Changing the Boundaries of the Third,
Fourth, and Fifth Judicial Districts.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa, That the counties of Fremont, Mills, trict constituted. Audubon, Pottawattamie, Cass, Crawford, Shelby, Carroll, sands Greene shall constitute the Thirteenth Judicial District.

13th judicial dis.

* See chapter xc.

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