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[ No. 127.] AN ACT to repeal act number two hundred and fifty-nine

of the public acts of eighteen hundred and eightyseven, entitled “ An act to provide for an Independent Forestry Commission of the State of Michigan, and to define its duties and powers and to provide for the expense thereof."

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, Act repealed. That act number two hundred and fifty-nine of the public acts of eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, entitled "An act to provide for the Independent Forestry Commission of the State of Michigan, and to define the duties and powers, and to provide for the expenses thereof," approved June twentyseven, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, and all acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Approved June 12, 1991.

[ No. 128. ]

AN ACT to establish a State road in the township of Mer

ritt, county of Bay.

route of.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, State road, That that part of the highway known as the Kinney road, lying and being east of the Bay City and Tuscola plank road and running from said Bay City and Tuscola plank road east between sections twenty-nine and thirty-two, twentyeight and thirty-three, twenty-seven and thirty-four, twentysix and thirty-five, twenty-five and thirty-six, in township thirteen north of range six east in the township of Merritt, Bay county, Michigan, to the west line of Tuscola county, be and the same is hereby declared to be and is established as a State road to be known as the Caro State road, and Name. as such the same is hereby placed under the care and super- To be in charge · vision of the board of stone road commissioners of Bay county, who shall annually expend thereon such sums of money etc. raised by the stone road tax in the stone road district in said Bay county as shall be apportioned thereto by the board of supervisors of Bay county.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved June 12, 1891.

of stone road commissioners,

[ No. 129.]

AN ACT to establish a State road in Bay county, to be

known as the Bay City and Saginaw State road.

State road decription of.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That the road or highway in Bay county now laid out and established and described as follows: Commencing at a point on the north and south quarter section line through section four, town fourteen north, range five east, said point being six hundred and thirtyfeet south of the common center line of said section and being the point where the “ Bullock road,” so-called, intersects said quarter line through said section four, running thence southerly seventyfive degrees and four minutes east, five thousand and five feet; thence southerly, sixty-four degrees and forty-three minutes east, two thousand two hundred and thirty-nine feet to the intersection of the section line between sections three and four, town thirteen north, range five east; thence southerly, eighty-eight degrees and forty-three minutes east, nine hundred and sixteen feet to the common corners of sections two, three, ten and eleven, town thirteen north, range five east; thence east on and along the section line between sections two and eleven, town thirteen north, range five east, five thousand two hundred and eighty feet to the common corners of sections one, two, eleven and twelve, town thirteen north, range five east; thence south on and along the section line between sections eleven, twelve, thirteen and fourteen, town thirteen north, range five east, ten thousand five hundred and sixty feet to the common corners of sections thirteen, fourteen, twenty-three and twenty-four, town thirteen north, range five east, shall be and is hereby established and designated as a State road to be known as the Bay City and Saginaw State road.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved June 12, 1891.

Name.

[ No. 130.]

AN ACT to amend section two of chapter three of act

number two hundred and forty-three of the public acts of one thousand eight hundred and eighty-one, entitled "An act to revise and consolidate the laws relating to the establishment, opening, improvement and maintenance of highways and private roads, and the building, repairing and preservation of bridges within this State.' SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That section two of chapter three of act number two hundred and forty-three of the public acts of the year one

Section amended.

thousand eight hundred and eighty-one, be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

Sec. 2. Every overseer shall cause the highway labor Collection of assessed within his district against persons residing in his highway labor township, or represented therein by an agent, to be col. lected, either by labor or commutation, before the first day of August in each year, subject to the provisions of sections twelve and thirteen of this chapter; but he may, in his discretion, reserve not to exceed one-eighth of the amount, to be applied for the purpose of repairs at a later period. And Duty of overseer. it shall be the duty of every overseer of highways, who is charged by law with supervising the performance of highway labor within his district, to see to it, and require that all gravel or dirt scraped or dumped upon the track of any highway in his district be promptly leveled and smoothed so as to make the same as safe and passable as the condition of the weather and material will permit

. Every over- Penalty for vio. seer of highways who shall violate the provisions of this act, lation or neglect, or who shall willfully neglect to perform the duties enjoined upon him by this act shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars, or be imprisoned in the county jail not more than thirty days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court.

Approved June 12, 1891.

[ No. 131. ] AN ACT making appropriations for the State board of fish

commissioners for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-two and the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-three.

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SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, Appropriation. That the sum of twenty-seven thousand four hundred and eighty-three dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated for the year commencing July first, eighteen hundred and ninety-one and ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, and the sum of twenty-seven thousand four hundred and eighty-three dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated for the year commencing July first, eighteen hundred and ninety-two and ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-three, for the necessary current expenses of the Purpose. State board of fish commissioners during those years; all of which the State Treasurer shall pay to said board, on the warrants of the Auditor General, from time to time, as their vouchers for the same shall be exhibited and approved.

SEC. 2. The Auditor General shall add to and incorporate To be incorpowith the State tax for the year eighteen hundred and ninety- 1891–2. one the sum of twenty-seven thousand four hundred and eighty.

rated in tax of

three dollars. He shall also add to and incorporate in the
State tax for the year eighteen hundred and ninety-two, the
further sum of twenty-seven thousand four hundred and eighty-
three dollars, all of which shall be assessed, levied and collected
as other State taxes are assessed, levied and collected, which
sum when collected shall be paid into the State treasury,
to reimburse the same for the amounts to be drawn as pro-
vided in section one of this act.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved June 12, 1891.

[ No. 132. ]

AN ACT to provide for the incorporation of union churches

and societies.

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Articles of association.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, may incorporate. That any five or more persons, of full age, residing in the

State of Michigan, may associate and incorporate themselves together for religious and social purposes as a union church and society.

SEC. 2. The articles of association shall be executed in duplicate, by the persons so associating themselves together, and shall be acknowledged by them before some person authorized by the laws of this State to take acknowledgment of deeds, one of which duplicates shall be filed and recorded in the office of the Secretary of State, and a record shall be made of such articles, or a certified copy thereof, in the clerk's office of the county where such society is formed. Thereupon the persons so executing said articles and such other persons as may thereafter, according to the provisions of such articles, become associated with them, shall become and be a body corporate, for the purposes set forth in such articles.

SEC. 3. The articles of association shall contain:

First, The names and places of residence of the persons associating in the first instance;

Second, The name of the corporation and the period for which it is incorporated, not exceeding thirty years;

Third, The objects for which it was organized;

Fourth, The qualifications of members, and the manner in which persons may thereafter become members of such

corporation. Subject to gen.

SEC. 4. Such corporation shall have all the privileges, and be subject to all the duties of a corporation, according to chapter fifty-five, of the revised statutes of eighteen hundred and forty-six, so far as the same shall be applicable, and not inconsistent with the provisions of this act, and may hold and possess real and personal property, but the value of the real property held thereby shall not exceed fifty

Contents,

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thousand dollars, and the property thereof shall not be used
for any purpose other than the legitimate business of the
association, as provided in its articles of association.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved June 12, 1891.

[ No. 133. ]

AN ACT to provide for the taxation of railway or railroad

companies organized and existing under any special act or acts of incorporation or consolidation, or which have heretofore been taxed under any special act or acts, and to repeal all acts or parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this act.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, subject to taxaThat every railway or railroad company organized or exist- tion, etc. ing under any special act or acts of incorporation or special or general acts of consolidation, or which has heretofore been taxed under any special act or acts of the Legislature of this State shall, from and after the thirty-first day of December, eighteen hundred ninety-one, for all purposes of taxation be subject in all respects to the provisions of chapter seventy-five of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred seventy-one and the

and the acts amendatory thereof, the same as if every such company had organized under the provisions of said chapter.

SEC. 2. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with the Repealing provisions of this act are hereby repealed.

Approved June 12, 1891.

clause.

[ No. 134. ]

AN ACT making appropriations for building and repairs at

the Michigan State Prison, at Jackson. Section 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, Appropriation, That the sum of fifty-six thousand eight hundred and sixtyseven dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated out of the general fund to the Michigan State Prison at Jackson for the following named purposes, for the years eighteen hundred and ninety-one and eighteen hundred and ninety-two: For the construction of a tier of Purposes of. shops to take the place of a center tier of shops now occupied by the Withington & Cooley Manufacturing Company, Phillips & Cuddy, and by the master mechanic of the prison for work on State account; also for an addition to the triphammer shop, thirty thousand eight hundred sixty-seven dollars. For general repairs upon and about the prison

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