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Several execu. tions.
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 oneAdvertising quarter 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 postponement of any such sale, the expense shall be paid by the party 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 ; ing jury.
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.
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 ; Habeas corpus 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, Attending a in either case, one dollar; attending a view, when ordered by the
court, one dollar and fifty cents per day, including the time occuAttaching this, pied in going and returning; serving an attachment 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
Surrender of prisoner,
same, as the officer issuing the warrant shall certify to be reasonable; for making and returning an inventory and appraisal to the Appraisal. appraisers, one dollar for each day actually employed, and fifty cents for each half day; and for drafting the inventory, twentyfive 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 election. 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 constablo, 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 excent 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. jurors to attend the circuit court, fifty cents for each juror summoned; 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 direction, 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 exeon 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 closure. to the purchaser, and for all services required on such sale, three dollars. And any sheriff or other officer who shall demand or receive any Penalty for greater fees or compensation for performing any of the services overchargo. herein before mentioned than is herein before allowed, shall, in addition 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 prosecution; and any sheriff orother 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.
[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.
[ 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, relat
ing to surrender of corporate rights. Section
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:
(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.
SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That all school boards or officers, authorized by law to examine applicants
Fee for license to teach,
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
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 appoint a time and place in each organized county for holding a 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 institute
paid 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 institute 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 State 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. 7. 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 lie 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 treasury, 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 hundred 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.
Vouchers for payments.
Who may incor. porate.
[No. 54.] AN ACT to provide for the incorporation of reform club temper
ance societies within this State. 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 temperance society"
of the State of Michigan, desirous to become incorporated, may, on Articles of asso. the consent of said society, make and execute articles of associaciation.
tion, ander 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,