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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 establishment, opening, improvement, and maintenance of highways and private roads, and the building, repairing and preservation of bridges within the State," and acts amendatory thereof.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, Section amended. That section ten of chapter seven of act number two hundred 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

to act jointly. whom may give notice to the other, of meetings of said 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 section one of this chapter for letting similar (contracts) contract: 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 hundred and

seventy-three of the public acts of one thousand eight hundred and eighty-nine, entitled “An act to provide for 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.

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

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 receiving lists,

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.

Names to be

[No. 39. ]

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

forty-four of the public acts of one 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

struction within one year, etc.

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, be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

SEC. 27. If any such company shall not, within one year to begin con. after its organization, begin the construction of its depots or tracks, and expend thereon forty per cent on the amount of the capital stock subscribed, and so far complete as to put the same in active operation with the necessary machinery and buildings for the most economical and rapid handling and transaction of all the business of all the companies using its tracks and station grounds, in three years from the time of its organization, its act of incorporation shall become void.

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

[ No. 40. ]

AN ACT to prevent the killing of deer in the counties of

Allegan and Van Buren for a period of three years. SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, Deer protected That any person or persons who shall kill any deer within for three years. the counties of Allegan or Van Buren for a period of three years shall be pupished as provided by section two of this act.

SEC. 2. Any person or persons who shall kill any deer Penalty. within the counties of Allegan and Van Buren for a period of three years, shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of twenty-five dollars and costs or thirty days imprisonment in the county jail, or by both such fine and imprisonment at the discretion of the court.

Approved April 23, 1891.

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[ No. 41.]

AN ACT to provide for the protection of associations and

unions of workingmen and artisans, or other persons in their labels, trade-marks, and forms of advertisement, and to punish the counterfeiting and fraudulent use of such labels, trade-marks, and forms of advertisement.

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SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, Unlawful to That whenever any association or union of workingmen or mark, label, etc. artisans or other persons, citizens of the United States, have

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adopted or shall hereafter adopt for their protection, or for the purposes of designating or advertising the manufactured goods or product of any member or members thereof, any label, trade-mark or form of advertisement to be attached to such goods or product, or to any box, boxes, case, cases, package or packages, containing or made to contain any such goods or product, it shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, to make or procure to be made any counterfeit or imitation of such label, trade-mark or form of advertisement, or any false and fraudulent label, trade-mark or form of advertisement which is intended or liable to deceive the public into the belief that it is the genuine label, trademark or form of advertisement of such association or union, or any false or fraudulent label, trade-mark, or form of advertisement purporting on its face to have been issued by, or by authority of any such association or union.

SEC. 2. No person, firm or corporation, shall use any of fraudulent labels the counterfeit, false or fraudulent labels mentioned in secprohibited, etc. tion one of this act, nor display the genuine label, trade

mark, or form of advertisement of any such association or union in any manner not authorized by such association or union; nor sell, offer, or expose for sale any manufactured article or articles on which, or on the box, case or package in which such manufactured article or articles are packed or inclosed, shall be attached any of the counterfeit, false or fraudulent labels, trade-marks or forms of advertisement mentioned in section one of this act; nor in any way use the name or seal of any such association or union, or of its officers any of them, in and about the sale of goods, or otherwise, without authority or license from such association, union, officer or officers; nor use for boxing, encasing or packing any goods, product or manufacture not produced by such association or union, or any member or members thereof, any box, case or package to which the genuine label, trade-mark or form of advertisement of any

such association or union, has previously been lawfully In case of sults, attached. In suits or proceedings for damage, or for equitable etc.

relief by or on behalf of any such association or union, on account of the violation of any provision of this act, it shall not be necessary to prove that such violation was knowingly or willfully committed.

SEC. 3. Any person, whether a member of a firm or cormisdemeanor.

poration, or otherwise, who shall violate any of the provisions of section one of this act, or who shall knowingly or willfully violate

any provisions of section two of this act, shall be deemed to have committed a misdemeanor thereby, and on conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not less than ten nor more than one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail for a period not exceeding ninety days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court.

Sec. 4. In actions at law or proceedings in equity

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brought.

brought on behalf of any such association or union which is How suits to be not incorporated, the same may be brought in the name of any member of such association or union, who has been duly authorized so to do by such association or union, but for the use and benefit of all of the members of such association or union: Provided, That before commencing such action or Provtso. proceeding the member so authorized shall file with the justice or clerk of such court, a certificate of the president and secretary of such association or union, showing that such authority has been granted. Any criminal proceeding brought for a In case of crim. violation of any provision of this act, may be prosecuted by

inal proceedings. the authorized attorney of such association or union, in the court where originally commenced, but in such case the fees and compensation of such attorney, shall be borne and paid exclusively by such association or union: Provided, That Proviso. nothing herein shall be deemed to prevent the prosecuting attorney from conducting any such prosecution, or the said authorized attorney of such association or union from deputizing a duly qualified attorney at law to appear in his stead.

Sec. 5. Every such association or union shall cause to be Duplicate copies filed in the office of the Secretary of State, duplicate copies Secretary of of such label, mark, name, brand or device, who shall under State. his hand and seal, deliver to the party filing or registering the same a certified copy and a certificate of the filing thereof, for which he shall receive a fee of one dollar. The application for the certificate shall be accompanied by an affidavit from the president or secretary of any sub-association or union, of such association or union, or of a general association or union, showing that the same is the genuine label, trade-mark or form of advertisement of such association or union.

SEC. 6. In no case shall the certificate from the Secretary Certificate not of State, obtained in conformity with the fifth section of this act, be assignable by the party to whom the same is issued.

SEC. 7. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with the Repealing provisions of this act are hereby repealed.

Approved April 24, 1891.

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[ No. 42.]

AN ACT to repeal section sixteen, and to amend sections

five, seven, seventeen, twenty-one and twenty-three, of act number ninety-five, of the public acts of the year eighteen hundred eighty-seven, approved May 6, 1887, entitled “An act in relation to jurors in courts of record in the county of Wayne, and to revise the laws relative thereto.”

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, Sections That section sixteen of act number ninety-five of the laws repealed.

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