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incorporated public libraries in the State of Michigan when authoritatively and officially requested so to do by the legally elected officers or other legally constituted managers of said public libraries, and the residue and remainder of said copies of said volumes shall be delivered to and be in the custody and care of the State Librarian, to be sold by said Librarian at a price not less than seventy-five cents per copy, and the moneys arising from such sales shall be deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of the general fund.

SEC. 4. The various sums appropriated by this act shall be placed to the credit of the State Pioneer and Historical Society, on the books of the Auditor General's office, and shall be drawn from the State Treasury only on the warrant of the Auditor General in payment of vouchers duly certified by the president and secretary of said society, for expenditures actually incurred in accordance with the pro

visions of this act. Officers not to re- Sec. 5. No part of the annual appropriations shall ever ceive any part

be paid for any services rendered by its officers to the society
while in the discharge of their official duties.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved April 16, 1891.

thereof.

[No. 34.]

Appropriation, purposes, etc.

AN ACT making an appropriation for the support of the

State Public School for the years eighteen hundred and ninety-one and eighteen hundred and ninety-two, for making improvements at that institution and to provide a tax for the same.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That the sum of thirty-five thousand dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated out of the general fund to meet the current expenses of the State Public School for the year eighteen hundred and ninety-one; and that the further sum of thirty-five thousand dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated out of the general fund to meet the current expenses of the State Public School for the year eighteen hundred and ninety-two; and that the further sum of five thousand three hundred dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated out of the general fund for the following named purposes for the State Public School: For general repairs on building and painting, two thousand five hundred dollars; for slate or metal roofs on main buildings and cottages, one thousand dollars; for furniture and bedding for cottages and main building, eight hundred dollars; for improvements in the hospital buildings, six hundred dollars; and for a new washer and improvements in the laundry, four hundred dollars.

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Sec. 2. That the general sums appropriated by the pro- How paid, etc. visions of this act shall be passed to the credit of the State Public School and paid to the board of control of that insti. tution, or to its treasurer, at such times and in such amounts and manner as is now provided by law and this act, and as may be made to appear to the Auditor General to be necessary.

SEC. 3. The Auditor General shall add to and incorporate To be incorpowith the State tax for the year eighteen hundred and ninety- For 1891-92. onė, the sum of thirty-eight thousand dollars and for the year eighteen hundred and ninety-two the sum of thirtyseven thousand three hundred dollars to be assessed, levied and collected, which sums when collected shall be passed to the credit of the general fund to reimburse it for the sums appropriated by section one of this act. This act is ordered to take immediate effect. Approved April 16, 1891.

[ No. 35. ]

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AN ACT to prevent the taking, catching or destruction of

fish in Donnell's lake and Diamond lake in Penn township, Mud lake in Calvin township and Indian lake, Dewey lake, Cable lake, Magician lake and Crooked lake in Silver Creek township, all in the county of Cass; and Crooked lake and Round lake in the township of Keeler in Van Buren county; and Brush lake in the townships of Berrien and Pipestone, and Long Lake in Berrien township, Berrien county, and Lee lake in Newton township in the county of Calhoun.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, Unlawful to fish That it shall not be lawful for any person to take, catch or ner, etc. kill any fish in the lakes known as Donnell's lake and Diamond lake in Penn township, Mud lake in Calvin township and Indian lake, Dewey lake, Cable lake, Magician lake and Crooked lake in Silver Creek township, all in the county of Cass; and Crooked lake and Round lake in the township of Keeler in Van Buren county; and Brush lake in the townships of Berrien and Pipestone, and Long lake in Berrien township, Berrien county; Lee lake in Newton township, county of Calhoun, with spear, net, [grap-hook] grab-hook or by the use of jacks or artificial light of any kind, or any kind of fire-arms or explosive material, set lines or other device, except the hook and line.

SEC. 2. Any person violating any of the provisions of violation a this act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not to exceed twenty-five penalty. dollars and costs of prosecution, or imprisoned in the county jail not to exceed thirty days, or both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court.

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Evidence of vio-
lation of act.

SEC. 3. In all prosecutions under this act it shall be prima facie evidence on the part of the people of the violation of the provisions of this act, to show that the defendant was found upon the waters of said lakes with spear, net, trapnet, jack or artificial light of any kind, or with dynamite, giant powder, or any other explosive substance or combination of substances.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved April 21, 1891.

[ No. 36. ]

City may pur-
chase rights of
toll road com-
panies, etc.

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AN ACT to authorize the cities and townships of this

State to acquire by purchase or condemnation all the rights of toll or plank road companies in the streets or highways of such city or township, and to authorize such toll or plank road companies to sell the whole or any portion of its road or franchise to any city or township in which the same may be located, or to any other person or corporation.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That any city of the State in which any toll road company has the right to maintain gates or collect toll, [on] or any street or highway within said city, may purchase all rights of said company in such street or highway at a valuation to be agreed on between the common council of the city and the board of directors of such toll road company.

SEC. 2. In case no agreement can be reached for the purchase of the rights of such toll road company, said city is authorized to condemn such rights in which condemnation such city shall proceed as in the condemnation of lands for streets, according to the provisions of act number one hundred and twenty-four of the public acts of one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three, and the acts amendatory thereof, so far as the same are applicable, but the damages to which such company may be entitled shall be paid wholly by said city.

SEC. 3. Any plank road company organized under any of the laws of this State, is hereby authorized to sell the whole or any portion of its road and franchises to any city, township, person, or corporation on such terms as may be mutually agreed upon.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved April 21, 1891.

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[ No. 37. ]

AN ACT to amend section ten of act number two hundred

and thirty of the public acts of eighteen hundred and
eighty-nine, being an act to amend chapter seven, of act
number two hundred and forty-three, of the public acts
of the year eighteen hundred and eighty-one, entitled “An
act to revise and consolidate the laws relating to the estab-
lishment, opening, improvement, and maintenance of high-
ways and private roads, and the building, repairing and
preservation of bridges within the State,” and acts amenda-
tory thereof.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, Section amended.
That section ten of chapter seven of act number two hun-
dred and thirty, of the public acts of eighteen hundred and
eighty-nine, be and the same is hereby amended as follows:

SEC. 10. Whenever the commissioners of highways of any Bridges in two
two adjoining townships in different counties shall determine townships, how
that an exigency exists requiring that a bridge should be maintained.
constructed on or across the county line over any stream or
sink-hole, either crossing or running along the boundary line
between such townships, such bridge shall be built and
maintained at the equal joint expense of such townships.
The commissioners of the townships interested, either of commissioners
whom may give notice to the other, of meetings of said to act jolntly.
commissioners for the purposes mentioned in this act, shall
jointly agree upon the plans and specifications for such bridge,
and shall jointly let contracts for the construction thereof,
in the same manner as near as may be, as provided in sec-
tion one of this chapter for letting similar (contracts] con-
tract: Provided, That no such [contracts] contract shall be proviso.
let until the money necessary to cover the contract price
shall have been raised or provided for by vote of the electors
of said adjoining townships as provided for in sections three
and four of this chapter.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved April 21, 1891.

[ No. 38. ]

AN ACT to amend section six of act two hu red and

seventy-three of the public acts of one thousand eight hun-
dred and eighty-nine, entitled “An act to provide for select-
ing and drawing jurors for the circuit court of the county
of Saginaw," being section seven thousand six hundred and
thirty j of Howell's Annotated Statutes.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, Section amended.
That section six of act two hundred and seventy-three of
the public acts of one thousand eight hundred and eighty-

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nine, entitled “An act to provide for the selecting and drawing jurors for the circuit court of the county of Saginaw,". being section seven thousand six hundred and thirty j of Howell's Annotated Statutes, be and the same is hereby

amended so as to read as follows: Duty of clerk on SEC. 6. On receiving such lists, the county clerk shall file

the same in his office, and shall write down the names contained therein on separate pieces of paper of the same size and appearance, as near as may be, and shall fold up each of said pieces of paper so as to conceal the names thereon; and he shall make two separate packages for each township and for each ward in the cities of said county, one package for the names of the grand jurors and one for the names of the petit jurors, upon each of which packages he shall indorse the name of the township, or ward in any city in which the persons whose names are contained in such package reside, and also indorse the words, "grand jurors” and "petit jurors," respectively on such packages containing the

names of the same. He shall place in package marked placed in pack "grand jurors” all the names appearing upon the list

returned as grand jurors, and in the package marked "petit jurors” all the names returned upon the list marked "petit jurors," from the township or ward represented by the name indorsed upon such package; and he shall number

said packages in numerical order, commencing with number How jury drawn, one. The drawing of jurors for service in said court shall

be conducted in the manner provided by the general statutes
now, or at any time hereafter in force, regulating the draw-
ing of jurors in courts of record. All names once drawn
shall, in case the person so drawn shall serve as a juryman,
be destroyed, so that the same person shall not be required
to serve as a juryman more than one term of said court in
any one year.

Ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved April 21, 1891.

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[No. 39.]

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AN ACT to amend section twenty-seven of act two hundred

forty-four of the public acts of thousand eight hundred eighty-one, entitled “An act to authorize the incorporation of companies for the construction of union railroad stations and depots, with the necessary connecting [tracks] tracts, and the management of the same,” the same being section thirty-four hundred and eighty-four of Howell's Annotated Statutes.

Section amended.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That section twenty-seven of act two hundred forty-four of the public acts of one thousand eight hundred eighty

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