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any other unproductive estate, the court shall have power in its discretion to provide for the payment of such alimony or other allowance, by the sale of such lands or estate in such manner as the court shall direct; and that any circuit court in chancery shall have Review of decreo authority to review any decree of said court allowing alimony, on petition of either party, and may alter or amend such decree whenever such court shall from evidence become satisfied that any error occurred in estimating the amount of the property, at the date of such decree, of the husband decreed to pay alimony, and for any cause arising after the date of such decree.

Approved April 5, 1877.

amended,

[ No. 45. ] AN ACT to amend section one of an act entitled “An act regu

lating the responsibility of the agents of insurance companies doing business in this State," approved April twelfth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, being compiler's section seven thousand six hundred and twenty-nine, compiled laws eighteen hundred and seventy-one.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Section section one of an act entitled “An act regulating the responsibility of the agents of insurance companies doing business in this State,' being compiler's section seven thousand six hundred and twentynine, compiled laws eighteen hundred and seventy-one, shall be and the same is amended so that it shall be and read as follows:

(7629.) SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, Agents per. That any person who shall be appointed, or who shall act as agent ble to company. for any insurance company within this State, or who shall solicit applications, issue policies or renewals, or who shall receive or collect premiums either for original insurances or renewals, or who shall receive or collect moneys from any source or on any account whatsoever as such agent for any insurance company organized or doing business in this state, such person shall be held personally responsible to such company for any moneys received by him for such company.

Approved April 10, 1877.

[ No. 46. ] AN ACT making appropriations for the current expenses of the

State Normal School. SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That the amount transState Treasurer shall transfer from the general fund the sum of sev

ferred from

general to nor. enteen thousand three hundred dollars for the year eighteen hundred mal school

interest fund. and seventy-seven (1877), and seventeen thousand three hundred dollars for the yeareighteen hundred and seventy-eight (1878), which

Auditor General

tax.

sums are hereby appropriated to the normal school interest fund, and shall be drawn from the treasury in the manner now provided by law in relation to that fund.

Sec. 2. The Auditor General shall incorporate in the State tax amount in state for the year eighteen hundred and seventy-seven one half of

the sum appropriated in section one of this act, and one half of
said sum in the tax for the year eighteen hundred and seventy-eight,
which tax, when collected, shall be credited up to the general fund
to reimburse to the same the sums to be drawn therefrom, as pro-
vided in said section one of this act.

SEC. 3. This act shall take immediate effect.
Approved April 10, 1877.

Section amended.

[No. 47. ] AN ACT to amend section one of chapter one hundred and sev

enty-seven, being compiler's section five thousand two hundred and forty-five of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, entitled “ An act requiring judges of probate in certain cases to give notice to foreign consuls of an application for administration in the estate of deceased persons," approved March eighteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-five.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That section one of chapter one hundred and seventy-seven, being compiler's section five thousand two hundred and forty-five of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, entitled “An act requiring judges of probate in certain cases to give notice io foreign consuls of an application for administration in the estate of deceased persons," approved March eighteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty

five, be amended so as to read as follows: Judge of pro

(5245.) SEC. 1. Whenever it shall appear upon application to any foreign consul. probate court for letters of administration, or to prove the will of

that the heirs at law of said deceased, or any of them, are residents of a foreign country, it shall be the duty of the judge of such probate court to notify the consul resident in this State, if there be one of such foreign nation where the said heir or heirs may reside, and if no such consul reside in this State, he shall notify the consul of such foreign nation in the city of New York of the pendency of, and the day appointed for hearing such application; and such notice may be given by letter addressed to such consul, and deposited in the postoffice, with the postage prepaid thereon, at the city or village where such application was made, at least sixty days before such day of hearing.

any deceased person,

SEC. 2. This act shall take immediate effect. Approved April 14, 1877.

amended.

[No. 48. ] AN ACT to amend sections one, two, three, four, five, six and

twelve of chapter sixty-seven, being sections two thousand one hundred and sixteen, two thousand one hundred and seventeen, two thousand one hundred and eighteen, two thousand one hundred and nineteen, two thousand one hundred and twenty, two thousand one hundred and twenty-one, and two thousand one hundred and twenty-seven, of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, relative to the destruction of wolves and other noxious animals.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That sec- Sections tions one, two, three, four, five, six, and twelve of chapter sixtyseven, being sections two thousand one hundred and sixteen, two thousand one hundred and seventeen, two thousand one hundred and eighteen, two thousand one hundred and nineteen, two thousand one hundred and twenty, two thousand one hundred and twenty-one, and two thousand one hundred and twenty-seven of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, relative to the destruction of wolves and other noxious animals, be amended so that the same shall read as follows:

(2116.) Sec. 1. Every person, being an inhabitant of this State, Bounty for kill. who shall kill a full-grown wolf, or a wolf's whelp, in any organized ing wolves, etc. township of this State, except the Upper Peninsula, shall be entitled to a bounty of eight dollars for each wolf over three months old, and four dollars for each wolf's whelp under the age of three months, to be allowed and paid in the manner hereinafter provided.

(2117.) Sec. 2. Every person intending to apply for such bounty Head, etc., to bo shall take such wolf or wolf's whelp killed by him, or the head derk. thereof, with the ears and skin entire thereon, to the county clerk of the county within which such wolf or wolf's whelp shall have been taken, who shall thereupon decide upon such application.

(2118.) SEC. 3. The person claiming such bounty shall then be Examination of sworn by said clerk, and state on oath the time and place, when and where, every wolf and wolf's whelp, for which a bounty is claimed by him, was taken and killed ; and he shall also submit to such further examination on oath concerning the taking and killing of such wolf or wolf's whelp as said clerk may require, and the statement by bim shall be reduced to writing in the form of an affidavit, which shall be subscribed by the person making the same. (2119.) Sec. 4. If it shall appear to said clerk that the wolf or When certifioato

to be given. whelp was taken and killed within some organized township in his county by the person applying for such bounty, and that the mother of any such whelp was not taken before she brought forth the same, he shall cut off and burn to ashes the cars and scalp of such wolf or whelp, and deliver to the person so applying a certificate of the facts, and whether the same was over or under the age of three months when taken, and shall file the original affidavit of said applicant in his office.

(2120.) Sec. 5. Such certificate and the original affidavit filed

taken to county

applicant.

visors.

Certificate to be with said clerk, may be presented by the claimant or his agent, to board of super. the board of supervisors of the county in which said wolf or whelp

shall have been taken or killed, at any meeting thereof, and if said board shall doubt the correctness or sufficiency of said affidavit, they shall notify the person claiming such bounty to make further proof of his claim before said board at a subsequent meeting thereof

to be named in such notice. Supervisors to (2121.) Sec. 6. If the board of supervisors shall have no doubt award bounty.

as to the correctness of such claim, or if their doubts shall be removed by further proof, they shall award to the person to whom such certificate shall have been granted the bounty above specified, and shall cause the certificate and all affidavits and proofs to remain

on file with their clerk. Penalty for false (2127.) Sec. 12. If any county clerk who shall be applied to for certificate.

a certificate under the provisions of this chapter shall willfully give a false certificate in the premises, he shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars, or imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding one year.

Approved April 14, 1877.

Section amended,

[No. 49.] AN ACT to amend section one of an act entitled “An act to reg

ulate the manner of attaching unorganized territory to organized counties for judicial and municipal purposes," approved March fifteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, being compiler's section four hundred and fifty of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That section one of an act entitled “An act to regulate the manner of attaching unorganized territory to organized counties for judicial and municipal purposes," approved March fifteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, being compiler's section four hundred and fifty of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, be

amended so as to read as follows: Unorganized (450.) SEC. 1. In all cases where any unorganized county has been county attached to organized

or may be hereafter attached to any organized county of this State contre de cerned... for judicial or municipal purposes, the same shall be deemed to be ty town. and hereby is attached to the county town of such organized

county, or to the township in which the county seat may be located,

unless the board of supervisors of such county shall otherwise When township direct: Provided, That whenever it shall appear to the board of to be organized supervisors of such organized county, by petition, that such attached

territory shall contain at least eighteen resident freeholders and legal voters, said board may, in their discretion, set off and organize the attached territory into a separate township; and such township so formed and set off shall continue to be attached to such organized county for the same purposes as before the same was thus organized : Provided further, That all the requirements as to notice, Notice, etc. petition, and applications for the organization of such township shall be the same as are now required by chapter ten of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one: And provided further, That all the taxes levied in such unorganized county so Tax, where attached, for other than State and county purposes, after such organ

expended. ization into a separate township, shall be expended within the limits of such unorganized territory.

Approved April 14, 1877.

amended.

[No. 50. ] AN ACT to amend section eleven of chapter two hundred and

thirty-nine of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventyone, as amended by act number one hundred and eighty-nine of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-three, approved April twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, being section seven thousand four hundred and forty-three of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, relative to fees of deputy sheriffs.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Section section eleven of chapter two hundred and thirty-nine of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, as amended by act number one hundred and eighty-nine of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-three, approved April twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, being section seven thousand four hundred and forty-three of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

(7443.) SECTION 11. For serving a summons, writ of replevin, Fees of Sheriffs. or other processes by which a suit shall be commenced in a court of law, or a subpoena to appear and answer in chancery, seventy-five cents, when service is made on one defendant only, and for the service on each additional defendant twenty-five cents. For travel- Traveling. ing in making such service, on the usual traveled route, ten cents per mile for going only, to be computed in all cases from the court house of the county in which the service is made, or from the place where the court has usually been held therein. For taking a bond Taking bond. of a plaintiff in replevin, or taking a bond on the arrest of a defendant, or in other case where he is authorized to take the same, fifty cents. For a certified copy of such bond when requested, twenty- Copy of bond. five cents. For a note of every capias delivered to a defendant on Note of capias. request, six cents. For a copy of every summons, scire facias, or Copy of sumdeclaration served by him, when made by the sheriff, six cents for mons, etc. each folio. For a copy of every other writ, when demanded or re- of writ. quired by law, twenty-five cents. For serving an attachment for Sorving attadlıthe payment of money, or an execution for the payment of money, or a warrant issued for the same purpose, and delivered to him by

Summons, etc.

ment

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