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counties," approved April 15, 1871, be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That it shall not be lawful to capture, kill, or destroy any fish in any lake in the township of Watervliet in the county of Berrien: Provided, That fishing with a hook and line shall not be deemed unlawful between the first day of May and November in each year.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved January 20, 1891.

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AN ACT making an appropriation for the current and running expenses of the Michigan Mining School, until the general appropriation for that purpose shall be available.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That there be and is hereby appropriated for the Michigan Mining School, out of any money in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated, the sum of seven thousand dollars for the purpose named in section two of this act.

SEC. 2. Said money, hereby appropriated, shall be immediately available, and shall be used for the purpose of paying current and running expenses of said school from January first, one thousand eight hundred ninety-one until the regular and ordinary appropriation for that purpose shall be made available, and the sum hereby appropriated shall be deducted from the gross amount which would otherwise be appropriated for the current and running expenses of said school for the year one thousand eight hundred ninety-one.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved January 23, 1891.

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[ No. 4. I AN ACT to provide for ceding to the United States of

America exclusive jurisdiction over the site and grounds selected for the erection of a public building for the use of the United States postoffice and for other public purposes in the city of Lansing, Michigan, during the time the United States shall be or remain the owner thereof, for all purposes except the administration of the criminal laws of the State of Michigan, and the service of civil and criminal process therein.

a SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, to United States. That the State of Michigan hereby cedes to the United

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States exclusive jurisdiction over the site and grounds here-
tofore acquired by the United States by condemnation, for Purpose of.
the erection of a public building for a United States post-
office and other necessary public uses in the city of Lansing,
within the State of Michigan. Said site being known and
described as lots, number six and seven, block one
hundred and one, according to the recorded plat of the
town of Michigan, now city of Lansing aforesaid. Said exclu-
sive jurisdiction to continue during the time, or so long as
the title to said property shall be and remain in the United
States, for all purposes except the administration of the crimi- Exception,
nal laws of the State of Michigan, and the service of civil
and criminal process therein.

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

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amended,

AN ACT to amend section one thousand eight hundred sev

enteen of the compiled laws of one thousand eight hundred seventy-one, as amended by act two hundred sixty-one of the public acts of one thousand eight hundred eighty-one, as amended by act seventy-seven of the public acts of one thousand eight hundred eighty-five, as amended by act two hundred forty-four of the public acts of one thousand eight hundred eighty-seven and act two hundred seventy-three of the public acts of one thousand eight hundred eighty-seven, the same being section one thousand seven hundred fiftysix, volume three, of Howell's Annotated Statutes, and relating to the support of the poor by the public.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, Section That section one thousand eight hundred seventeen of the compiled laws of one thousand eight hundred seventy-one, as subsequently amended by act two hundred sixty-one of the public acts of one thousand eight hundred eighty-one, act seventy-seven of the public acts of one thousand eight hundred eighty-five, act two hundred forty-four of the public acts of one thousand eight hundred eighty-seven, and act two hundred seventy-three of the public acts of one thousand eight hundred eighty-seven, the same being section one thousand seven hundred fifty-six of Howell's Annotated Statutes, be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

SEC. 2. It shall be the duty of the supervisors of each Supervisors to county at their annual meeting in the year eighteen hundred tendents of the and sixty-nine to appoint three discreet electors of such county poor. to be superintendents of the poor within the same; one for the term of one year, one for the term of two years, and one for the term of three years, and at their annual session in each year thereafter they shall appoint one superintendent, who shall hold his office for the term of three years, and until Term of office.

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to vacancies.

his successor is appointed and qualified; but the term of office of each and every superintendent so appointed and qualified after the passage of this act, shall commence on the first day of January next succeeding his appointment, and one at least

of the superintendents so appointed shall be a resident of Proviso relative the place where the county seat is located: Provided, That

in case of a vacancy caused by the death or removal of either
of said superintendents, or otherwise, the said vacancy may
be temporarily filled by an appointment made by the judge
of probate of such county by an order duly entered upon
the record of his court upon petition of the remaining
members of said board of superintendents showing such
vacancy, and that the board of supervisors is not then in ses-
sion, and [by an order duly entered upon the record of his
court,] which superintendent so appointed shall hold office until
the next meeting of the board of supervisors. The super-
visors shall, at their first meeting held after such vacancy
occurs, appoint a successor for the unexpired term. Before
entering upon the duties of his office each superintendent
shall take the oath of office prescribed in the eighteenth arti-
cle of the constitution and file the same in the office of the
county clerk.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved February 4, 1891.

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AN ACT to create the thirtieth judicial circuit, providing

for the holding of courts therein, and for the employment, duties, and compensation of a stenographer for said circuit.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That the counties of Ingham and Livingston shall constitute

the thirtieth judicial circuit. Office of circuit Sec. 2. The office of circuit judge of the thirtieth judicial

circuit shall be filled by appointment by the Governor. The person appointed shall hold the office until the spring election to be held on the first Monday in April in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-one. At the spring election to be held on the first Monday in April, eighteen hundred and ninetyone, the qualified voters of the counties of Ingham and

Livingston shall elect a circuit judge for said circuit, who Term of office. shall hold his office until the first day of January in the

year eighteen hundred and ninety-four, and until his successor is elected and qualified. The sheriffs of the counties of Ingham and Livingston shall, at least thirty days before the first Monday in April in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-one, notify the township clerk of each township in said counties and the inspectors of election in any city in said counties of said election of circuit judge, and said town

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ship clerks and inspectors of election shall post notices thereof in the usual manner of posting election notices, at least ten days previous to said election. Said election shall be conducted and return therefor made in the manner provided by law for the election of circuit judges, and the State board of canvassers shall, upon receiving returns of said election canvass the votes, and deliver to the person elected a copy of their determination and certificate of election.

Sec. 3. Court shall be held in said circuit in the year Terms and places eighteen hundred and ninety-one, as already appointed by the judges of the fourth and seventh judicial circuits and all the provisions of “An act requiring certain of the regular terms of the circuit court for the county of Ingham and until his successor is elected and qualified to be hereafter held within the city of Lansing, approved May 11, 1883," shall remain and continue in force after this act shall take effect.

SEC. 4. The Governor, upon the recommendation of the Appointment of circuit judge of said circuit, by him appointed, shall appoints an official stenographer for said circuit, who shall be deemed an officer of said court, and who shall, before entering upon Official oath, the discharge of his duties, take, subscribe, and file with the clerk of said court, the constitutional oath of office, said oath to be administered by the circuit judge of said circuit.

SEC. 5. The stenographer of said circuit shall hold office Term of office, during the pleasure of the Governor; he may be suspended etc. for misconduct, by the court, or in case of the death or resignation of the stenographer, or his inability to perform the duties of his office, the office shall be vacant, and it shall be the duty of the Governor, upon receiving notice of the facts, upon the recommendation of the circuit judge, to fill said office by appointment. But if said stenographer shall be when judge may temporarily incapacitated by sickness or absence, the circuit * judge may appoint some competent person to act in his place.

SEC. 6. Said stenographer shall receive [the] an annual salary, how apsalary of fifteen hundred dollars to be paid monthly out of the 'ween counties. county treasuries of said counties of Ingham and Livingston in proportion to the number of suits, law and chancery, entered and commenced in said circuit for such counties respectively the preceding year upon the order of the clerks of each of said counties. Said clerks being hereby authorized and directed to draw such orders, and the county treasurer to pay the same upon presentation. And it shall be the duty of the circuit judge on the first day of January of each year, or as soon thereafter as may be, to apportion the amount of such salary to be paid by each county in his circuit on the basis aforesaid.

SEC. 7. In each and every issue of fact tried or heard Fors charged in before said court or jury, the sum of three dollars shall be cic.* paid by the parties thereto, in equal proportions, to the clerk of said court, and the same shall be paid by said clerk to the

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county treasurer to apply upon the salary of said stenographer. The amount so paid may be taxed as costs by the prevailing party.

SEC. 8. It shall be the duty of said stenographer to attend upon the court, at each term, under the direction of the court, and to take full phonographic notes of the testi

mony and other proceedings in the trial of cases. In case Transcript of counsel for either party to any suit or proceeding shall desire

a transcript of the whole or a part of the testimony or proceedings in any case, for the purpose of moving for a new trial, or removing it to the Supreme Court, it shall be the duty of the stenographer reporting said testimony or proceedings to furnish the same within such time as the judge

who heard said cause or proceeding shall direct, and he Fees for tran shall be entitled to receive therefor from the party requiring script, when to

it, the sum of six cents a folio for each folio so transcribed, except that if both parties desire said testimony, or more than one copy is desired, he shall furnish all copies after the first at the rate of two cents a folio. The money SO paid the stenographer shall be recovered as a part of the

taxable costs of the party on said motion, or in the Supreme When transcript Court, if such party recover costs. The court may direct a

transcript of the testimony and proceedings upon any trial to be made and filed by the stenographer without cost to either party. All such transcripts shall be deemed the offi

cial record of the court. Not necessary for Sec. 9. In cases tried in said circuit in which said ste

nographer shall be employed, it shall not be necessary for
the charge of the court to be in writing as provided by an
act, entitled “An act to declare and establish the pratice in
charging or instructing juries, and in settling the law in
cases tried in circuit courts,” being act number sixty-seven
of the session laws of one thousand eight hundred sixty-nine,
approved March 26, 1869.

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

to be furnished without fees.

charge of court to be in writing.

[ No. 7. ] AN ACT to amend section ten of act number forty-nine of

the public acts of one thousand eight hundred seventy-five, entitled “ An act to provide for a municipal court in the city of Grand Rapids to be called “The Superior Court of Grand Rapids,'” approved March 24, 1875, the same being compiler's section six thousand five hundred seventy-three of Howell's Annotated Statutes of Michigan, relating to the salary of the clerk of the superior court. SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That section ten of act number forty-nine of the public acts of one thousand eight hundred seventy-five, entitled “ An

Section amended.

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