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Advertising sales.

Several execu. tione,

Certificate of sale.

the county treasurer or any supervisor, for collecting the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars or less, two and a half per cent, and for any sum more than two hundred and fifty dollars, one and onequarter per cent. Advertising goods or chattels, lands or tenements for sale on any execution, if a sale be made, one dollar; and is the execution be stayed or settled, after advertising and before sale, fifty cents. The fees allowed by law and paid to any printer by such sheriff, for publishing an advertisement of the sale of real estate for not more than six weeks, and for publishing the post

ponement of any such sale, the expense shall be paid by the party Execution. requiring the same. The fees hercin allowed for the service of an

execution, and for advertising thereon, shall be collected by virtue of such execution in the same manner as the sum therein directed to be levied; but when there shall be several executions against the defendant, at the time of advertising his property, in the hands of the same sheriff, there shall be but one advertising fee charged on the whole, and the sheriff shall elect upon which execution he will receive the same. For every certificate on the sale of real estate, fifty cents; and for each copy thereof, twenty-five cents; which,

together with the register's fee for filing the same, shall be collected Executing deed. as other fees on execution. For drawing and executing a deed pur

suant to a sale of real estate, one dollar; and whatever sums may be necessarily paid by such officers for United States revenue stamps

for such deed, to be paid by the grantee in such deed. Serving a Writ of posses. writ of possession or of restitution, putting any person entitled into

possession of the premises, and removing the occupant, one dollar;

and the same compensation for traveling as is herein allowed on Bond; summon. other writs. Taking a bond for the liberties of the jail, fifty cents;

summoning a jury upon a writ of inquiry, attending such jury, and

making and returning the inquisition, one dollar and fifty cents; Special jury. summoning a special jury struck pursuant to an order of the court,

and returning the panel, one dollar and fifty cents; summoning a jury pursuant to any precept or summons of any officer, in any

special proceeding, one dollar; and for attending such jury when Habeas corpus to required, fifty cents; bringing up a prisoner upon habeas corpus, to

testify or answer in any court, one dollar; and for traveling each Attending with mile from the jail, thirteen cents. For attending any court with

such prisoner, one dollar per day, besides actual necessary expenses; bringing up a prisoner upon habeas corpus with the cause of his arrest and detention, one dollar; and for traveling, thirteen cents for each mile from the jail. Attending before any officer with a prisoner, for the purpose of having him surrendered in exoneration of his bail, or attending to receive a prisoner so surrendered, who was not committed at the time, and receiving such prisoner into his custody,

in either case, one dollar; attending a view, when ordered by the view,

court, one dollar and fifty cents per day, including the time occuAttaching ship, pied in going and returning; serving an attachmout upon any ship,

boat or vessel, in proceedings to enforce any lien thereon, created by law, seventy-five cents, with such additional compensation for his trouble and expenses in taking possession of and preserving the

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testify.

prisoner.

Habeas corpus with cause.

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same, as the officer issuing the warrant shall certify to be reasona-
ble; for making and returning an inventory and appraisal to the Appraisal.
appraisers, one dollar for each day actually employed, and fifty
cents for cach half day; and for drafting the inventory, twenty-
five cents for each folio, and for copying the same six cents for each
folio. For selling any ship, boat or vessel, or the tackle, apparel Selling ship.
and furniture thereof so attached, and for advertising such sale, the
same fees as for sales on execution. For giving notice of a general Notice of
or special election to the inspectors of the different townships and
wards of his county, fifty cents for each township or ward, and the
expenses of publishing such notice as required by law, such fees and
expenses to be paid by the county, as other contingent expenses
thereof; for any services which may be rendered by a constable, Constable.
the same fees as are allowed by law for such services to a constable;
for attending the supreme court by the order of the court, two dol- Supreme court.
lars and fifty cents for each day, to be allowed by the Auditor General,
on the certificate of the clerk, and paid out of the State treasury;
for attending a circuit court, by the order of the court, one dollar Circuit court,
and fifty cents for each day, except in the counties of Wayne and excert Wayne
Kent, where it shall be two dollars and fifty cents for each day, to
be allowed and paid by the county, in the same manner as other
contingent charges of the county; for summoning grand or petit Summoning
jurors to attend the circuit court, fifty cents for each juror sum."
moned; serving a subpæna for witnesses, fifteen cents for each Serving subpoena
witness summoned, and ten cents for each mile actually traveled,
in going only, but when two or more witnesses live in the same di-
rection, traveling fees shall be charged only from the furtherest;
keeping and providing for a debtor in jail, in all cases where the Debtor's board.
debtor is unable to support himself, fifty cents for each day, to be
paid by the creditor each week, in advance, and which sum the
creditor shall be entitled to recover from the debtor; for mileage Mileage on exe-
on every execution collected, ten cents per mile, for going only, to
be computed from the court-house of his county; for selling lands on Sale on fore-
the foreclosure of a mortgage by advertisement, and executing a deed
to the purchaser, and for all services required on such sale, three dol-
lars. And any sheriff or other officer who shall demand or receive any Penalty for
greater fees or compensation for performing any of the services overcharge.
hereinbefore mentioned than is hereinbefore allowed, shall, in addi-
tion to all other liabilities now provided by law, be liable to the party
injured, or paying such illegal fees, in three times the amount so
demanded, received or paid, together with all costs of suit or prosecu-
tion; and any sheriff or other officer neglecting or refusing to perform
any of the services required by this act, after the fees specified have
been tendered, shall be liable to the party injured for all damages
which he may sustain by reason of such neglect or refusal.

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

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Section amended.

[No. 51. ] AN ACT to amend section four of chapter one hundred and sixty

three of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, being compiler's section four thousand five hundred and fortyeight, relative to publication of notices of sales by executors.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That section four of chapter one hundred and sixty-three of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, being compiler's section four thousand five hundred and forty-eight, be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows:

(4548.) SEC. 4. A copy of such order to show cause shall be personally served on all persons interested in the estate at least fourteen days before the time appointed for hearing the petition, or shall be published at least three successive weeks in such newspaper as the court shall order: Provided, however, If all persons interested in the estate shall signify in writing their assent to such sale, the notice may be dispensed with.

Approved April 14, 1877.

Copy of order to be served or published.

Section amended.

[No. 52. ] AN ACT to amend section eight of chapter two hundred and six,

being compiler's section six thousand five hundred and sixty-seven of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, relating to surrender of corporate rights.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That section eight of chapter two hundred and six, being compiler's section six thousand five hundred and sixty-seven of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, be amended so as to read as

follows: Surrender of (6567.) SEC. 8. Whenever any incorporated company shall have -corporate rights remained insolvent for one whole year, or for one year shall have

neglected or refused to pay and discharge its notes, or other evidence of debt, it shall be deemed to have surrendered the rights, privileges, and franchises granted by any act of incorporation, or acquired under the laws of this State, and shall be adjudged to be dissolved.

Approved April 14, 1877.

[No. 53.] AN ACT to provide for the better support of Teachers' Institutes,

and to repeal sections three thousand seven hundred and eightynine, three thousand seven hundred and ninety, and three thousand seven hundred and ninety-one of the compiled laws of

eighteen hundred and seventy-one. Fee for license to SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That all teach,

school boards or officers, authorized by law to examine applicants

treasurer.

for license to teach, or to give certificates of qualification to teachers, shall collect from each male applicant receiving a certificate, a fee of one dollar, and from each female applicant receiving a certificate, a fee of fifty cents, to be used as hereinafter provided ; Provided, That no teacher shall be required to pay said fee more than once in any school year.

SEC. 2. All such fees received by the examiner shall be paid over Paid to county to the county treasurer of the county in which they are collected," on or before the first day of January, April, July, and October, in each year, accompanied by a list of those persons to whom certificates have been granted ; and all moneys so paid over to the county treasurers shall be set apart as a fund, to be known as an institute fund, for the support of teachers' institutes, as hereinafter provided.

Sec. 3. The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall annually Annual county appoivt a time and place in each organized county for holding a institute. teachers' institute, make suitable arrangements therefor, and give due notice thereof: Provided, That in organized counties having Proviso.. less than one thousand children between the ages of five and twenty years, the holding of such institute shall be optional with the said superintendent, unless requested to hold such institute by fifteen teachers of the county in which such institute is to be held : Pro- Further proviso. vided, however, That if there shall not be a sufficient number of teachers in any county to make such request, then teachers of adjoining counties who desire to attend such institute, may unite in the required application to said superintendent.

SEC. 4. Said superintendant, in case of inability personally to Superintendent conduct any institute, or to make the necessary arrangements for son to hold insti: holding the same, is authorized to appoint some suitable person for tute. that purpose.

SEC. 5. For the purpose of defraying the expenses of rooms, Expenses of fires, lights, or other necessary charges, and for procuring teachers midute, hon and lecturers, the said superintendent, or the person duly authorized by him to conduct said institute, shall require a registration fee of fifty cents from all persons attending as members of said institute, who have not paid the fee required in section one of this act, which sums shall be placed to the credit of the county institute fund, and shall be accounted for as herinafter provided, and said superintendent or conductor may demand of the county clerk who shall thereupon draw an order on the county treasurer of the county in which said institute is appointed, for such sum, not exceeding the amount of the institute fund, as may be necessary to defray the expenses of said institute; and the treasurer of said county is hereby required to pay over to said superintendent or duly appointed insti. tute conductor, from the institute fund in his hands, the amount of said order.

Sec. 6. In case the institute fund in any county shall be insuffi- May draw on cient to defray the necessary expenses of any institute held under Stato treasurer. the provisions of this act, the Auditor General shall, upon the certificate of the superintendent that he has made arrangements for holding such institute, and that the county institute fund is insuffi

Yearly State institute,

cient to meet the expenses thereof, draw his warrant upon the State treasurer for such additional sum as said superintendent shall deem necessary for conducting such institute, which sum shall not exceed sixty dollars for each institute of five days' duration, and shall be paid out of the general fund.

SEC. . The superintendent is authorized to hold, once in each year, an institute for the State at large, to be denominated a State institute; and for the purpose of defraying the necessary expenses of such institute, the Auditor General shall, on the certificate of said superintendent that he has made arrangements for holding such institute, draw his warrant upon the State treasurer for such sum as said superintendent shall deem necessary for conducting such institute, which sum shall not exceed four hundred dollars, and shall be paid out of the general fund: Provided, That not more than eighteen hundred dollars shall be drawn from the treas. ury, or any greater liability incurred in any one year, to meet the provisions of this act.

SEC. 8. The Superintendent of Public Instruction, or the conductor of the institute by him appointed, drawing money from the county treasurer, under section five of this act, shall, at the close of each institute, furnish to the county treasurer, vouchers for all payments from the same in accordance with this act, and he shall return to the county treasurer whatever of the amount that may remain unexpended, to be replaced in the institute fund.

Sec. 9. An act entitled “An act to establish teachers' institutes," approved February tenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, as amended by act two hundred and thirty-nine, session laws of eighteen hondred and sixty-one, being compiler's sections three thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine, three thousand seven hundred and ninety, and three thousand seven hundred and ninety-one, of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, are hereby repealed.

SEC. 10. This act shall take immediate effect.
Approved April 14, 1877.

Vouchers for payments.

Acts repealed.

porate.

[No. 54.] AN ACT to provide for the incorporation of reform club tem per

ance societies within this State. Who may incor. SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That

reform club temperance societies may be incorporated in pursuance

of the provisions of this act. Incorporation. SEC. 2. Any ten or more persons, residents of this State, and

members of any society of the “Reform club tem perance society" of the State of Michigan, desirous to become incorporated, may, on the conseut of said society, make and execute articles of association, under their hands and seals, which said articles of association shall be acknowledged before some officer of this State having authority to take acknowledgments of deeds, and shall set forth,

Articles of association,

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