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the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars for the erection and furnishing one detached building for seventy-five male patients on the grounds of the Michigan Asylum for Insane Criminals, and to construction of connecting corridors to present cottage building.

SEC. 2. That the moneys hereby appropriated may be How drawn. drawn from the State treasury upon the warrant of the Auditor General, in such sums ånd at such times as shall be made to appear to him necessary.

SEC. 3. The Auditor General shall add to and incorporate To be Incorin the State tax for the year one thousand eight hundred 1891. and ninety-one the amount appropriated by section one of this act, to be assessed; levied and collected as other State taxes are assessed, levied and collected, which, when collected, shall be passed to the credit of the general fund to reimburse the same for moneys appropriated by section one of this act.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved May 27, 1891.

porated in tax of

[ No. 108. ]

AN ACT to further amend section eight hundred and thirty

four of the compiled laws of one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one, being section eight hundred and seventyfour of Howell's Annotated Statutes, relative to the organization of the military forces of the State.

amended,

panies of State

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, Section That section eight hundred and thirty-four of the compiled laws of one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one, being section eight hundred and seventy-four of Howell's Annotated Statutes, as amended, be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

SEC. 7. The State troops shall be composed of not Number of comexceeding forty companies of infantry, beyond which in time troops. of peace there shall be no increase: Provided, however, Proviso as to

. That it shall be lawful to procure not exceeding four Gatling Gatline guns, guns or other repeating or revolving guns and to provide for their use by said companies of infantry or detachments therefrom.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved May 27, 1891.

[ No. 109. ]

AN ACT to apportion anew the representatives among the

several counties and districts of this State.

Ratio of representation,

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That the House of Representatives shall hereafter be composed of one hundred members, elected agreeably to a ratio of one representative to every twenty thousand nine hundred and thirty-eight persons, including civilized persons of Indian descent not members of any tribe, in each organized county, and one representative to each county having a fraction more than a moiety of said ratio, and not included

therein, until the one hundred representatives are assigned, Counties entitled that is to say: Within the county of Wayne, twelve; Kent representatives. five; Saginaw, four; Bay, three; St. Clair, three; Allegan, two;

Berrien, two; Calhoun, two; Genesee, two; Ingham, two; Ionia, two; Jackson, two; Kalamazoo, two; Lenawee, two; Macomb, two; Marquette, two; Monroe, two; Muskegon, two; Oakland, two; Ottawa, two; Sanilac, two; Tuscola, two; Washtenaw, two; Barry, one; Branch, one; Cass, one; Clinton, one; Eaton, one; Gogebic, one; Gratiot, one; Hillsdale, one; Huron, one; Isabella one; Lapeer, one; Livingston, one; Manistee, one; Mason, one; Mecosta, one; Menominee, one; Montcalm, one; Newaygo, one; Oceana, one; Shiawassee, one; St. Joseph, one; Van Buren,

one. Representative

The counties of Midland and Gladwin shall constitute a districts.

representative district and be entitled to one representative, and the election returns of said district shall be made to the county of Midland.

The counties of Clare, Roscommon and Ogemaw shall constitute a representative district and be entitled to one representative, and the election returns of said district shall be made to the county of Clare.

The counties of Wexford and Missaukee shall constitute a representative district and be entitled to one representative, and the election returns of said district shall be made to the county of Wexford.

The counties of Osceola and Lake shall constitute a representative district and be entitled to one representative, and the election returns of said district shall be made to the county of Osceola.

The counties of Grand Traverse, Leelanau and Benzie shall constitute a representative district and be entitled to one representative, and the election returns of said district shall be made to the county of Grand Traverse.

The counties of Antrim and Charlevoix shall constitute a representative district and be entitled to one representative, and the election returns of said district shall be made to the county of Charlevoix.

The counties of Iosco and Arenac shall constitute a representative district and be entitled to one representative, and the election returns of said district shall be made to Idem. the county of Iosco.

The counties of Kalkaska, Crawford, Oscoda, Otsego, Montmorency and Alcona shall constitute a representative district, and be entitled to one representative, and the election returns of said district shall be made to the county of Alcona.

The counties of Alpena and Presque Isle shall constitute a representative district and be entitled to one representative, and the election returns of said district shall be made to the county of Alpena.

The counties of Cheboygan and Emmet shall constitute a representative district and be entitled to one representative, and the election returns of said district shall be made to the county of Cheboygan.

The counties of Chippewa, Mackinac and Luce shall constitute a representative district and be entitled to one representative, and the election returns of said district shall be made to the county of Chippewa.

The counties of Delta, Schoolcraft, Alger and Manitou shall constitute a representative district and be entitled to one representative, and the election returns of said district shall be made to the county of Delta.

The counties of Keweenaw and Isle Royal and the townships of Calumet and Osceola in the county of Houghton, shall constitute a representative district and be entitled to one representative, and the election returns of said district shall be made to the county of Keweenaw.

The townships of Adams, Chassell, Duncan, Franklin, Hancock, Laird, Portage, Quincy, Schoolcraft and Torch Lake in the county of Houghton shall constitute a representative district and be entitled to one representative, and the election returns of said district shall be made to the county of Houghton.

The counties of Baraga, Dickinson, Iron and Ontonagon shall constitute a representative district and be entitled to one representative, and the election returns of said district shall be made to the county of Dickinson.

Approved May 28, 1891.

[ No. 110. ]

AN ACT to re-organize the eleventh and thirteenth judicial

circuits and to create the thirty-third judicial circuit. SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, Eleventh judicial That from and after this act shall take effect the counties of Chippewa, Luce, Schoolcraft and Alger, shall be formed into and constitute the eleventh judicial circuit; the counties of Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Antrim and Charle

circuit.

Thirteenth

filled by Gov. ernor.

Iden,

voix shall be formed into and constitute the thirteenth judidal circuit. judicial circuit; and the counties of Mackinac, Manitou, Thirty-third

Emmet and Cheboygan shall be formed into and constitute judicial circuit.

the thirty-third judicial circuit. Vacancy to be SEC. 2. The office of circuit judge of the thirty-third

judicial circuit, hereby created, shall be vacant from the time this act takes effect, which said vacancy shall be filled by appointment by the Governor. The person so appointed shall hold his office provisionally from the time of his

appointment and qualification and until his successor is duly Election of cir- elected and qualified. At the general spring election to be cuft judge, when to be held, etc.

held in the year eighteen hundred ninety-two, the qualified voters of the counties comprising the said thirty-third judicial circuit shall elect a circuit judge for said circuit, who shall hold his office until the first day of January, eighteen hundred ninety-four, and until his successor is elected and duly qualified. At the general spring election to be held in the year eighteen hundred ninety-three, and at the general spring elections to be held every six years thereafter, the qualified voters of the counties comprising the said thirtythird judicial circuit shall elect a circuit judge for said cir. cuit who shall hold his office for the term of six years from and after the first day of January after his election, and

until his successor is elected and qualified. Duty of sherift, SEC. 3. It shall be the duty of the sheriffs of the several

counties mentioned, at least thirty days before the general spring election to be held in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-two, to notify the township clerk of each township, and the inspectors of election of each ward in any city in their respective counties, of said election of circuit judge, and said township clerks and ward inspectors shall post notices, in the usual manner for such elections in townships

and wards, at least ten days previous to the day of election. Elections, how SEC. 4. The said elections for circuit judge shall be conconducted, etc.

ducted and returns made as prescribed by law for the
election of circuit judges in the several judicial circuits of
this State, and the Secretary of State shall, without delay,
on the receipt of the returns from said counties, proceed to
canvass the votes, and to deliver to the person elected a
copy of their determination or certificates of election, as
required by law.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved May 29, 1891.

etc.

[ No. 111. ]

AN ACT providing for the appointment, defining the duties

and fixing the compensation of a stenographer for the
thirty-third judicial circuit.
SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact,

etc.

That a stenographer for the thirty-third judicial circuit shall Appointment be appointed by the Governor, on the certificate of the provided for. circuit judge that a stenographer is desirable in said court. The person so appointed shall take and subscribe to the Term, suspenofficial oath prescribed by the constitution, which oath shall slon of, etc. be administered by the presiding judge. He shall be deemed an officer of the court, and shall hold the position during the pleasure of the Governor: Provided, The court shall Proviso. have power to suspend him for incompetency or misconduct, and in case of such suspension he shall thereafter cease to hold the office of stenographer, unless by order of the court his suspension shall within thirty days be rescinded.

SEC. 2. In case of the death, resignation, removal or In case of death, suspension of the stenographer, the Governor shall, upon the recommendation of the circuit judge, appoint a successor to the office; but in case of sickness or temporary absence of the stenographer, the judge may appoint some competent person during his absence, the expense thereof to be paid by the stenographer holding the appointment.

SEC. 3. It shall be the duty of the stenographer to attend Duty. upon the circuit court of each of the counties composing said circuit during each term thereof respectively, unless notified to the contrary by the circuit judge, and to take full stenographic notes of all testimony given and [proceedings] proceeding had upon the trial or hearing of cases therein. The stenographer so appointed shall receive a Salary, etc. salary not to exceed eight hundred dollars per annum to be fixed by the judge of said circuit and payable in monthly installments out of the county treasury of each of the counties composing said circuit, according and in proportion to the amount of business done therein the preceding year in which the stenographer is employed; and it Judge to apporshall be the duty of the circuit judge of said circuit, on each county. the first day of January in each year, or as soon thereafter as may be, to apportion the amount of salary to be paid by each county in said circuit, for the then ensuing year, on the basis aforesaid.

SEC. 4. In each and every issue of fact, at law or in Issues of fact to chancery, tried and heard before the court or jury, and in each chancery case in which the proofs are taken in open court, in which the stenographer shall be employed, there shall be taxed the sum of three dollars, one-half to be paid by the plaintiff or complainant and one-half to be paid by defendant at the commencement of such trial or hearing, into the hands of the clerk, and by him paid into the county treasury of the county in which said case is tried or heard and placed to the credit of the general fund. SEC. 5. It shall be the duty of the said stenographer, of notes, etc.)

To furnish copies upon the order of the court, to furnish in legible English, a full copy of the notes taken by him on the trial or hearing of any cause, without cost to either party, and file the same with the clerk of the county wherein such case was

be taxed.

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