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of a boarding house, or tenant, shall know, or shall be informed by Honseholders, a physician, or shall have reason to believe, that any person in his ing house keepfamily, hotel, boarding house, or premises is taken sick with small-ers to give pox, cholera, diphtheria, scarlet fever, or any other disease dangerous to the public health, he shall immediately give notice thereof, to the health officer, the president, or the clerk of the board of To whom given. health of the township, city, or village in which he resides. Said notice shall state the name of the person sick, the name of the What to contain. disease, the name of the householder, hotel keeper, keeper of boarding house, or tenant giving the notice, and shall by street and number, or otherwise, sufficiently designate the house in which he resides or the room in which the sick person may be; and if he Penalty for shall refuse or neglect immediately to give such notice he shall forfeit for each such offense a sum not exceeding one hundred dollars : Provided, That this penalty shall not be enforced if a physician Proviso. in attendance has given to the health officer or other officer hereinbefore mentioned an immediate notice of said sick person, and true name of the disease, in accordance with the requirements of this section.

(1735.) SEC. 44. Whenever any physician shall know that any Duties of pbysi. person whom he is called to visit, or who is brought to him for cians in relation examination, is infected with small-pox, cholera, diphtheria, scarlet fever, or any other disease dangerous to the public health, he shall immediately give notice thereof to the health officer, the Notice to be president, or the clerk of the board of health of the township, city, or village in which the sick person may be; and to the householder, hotel keeper, keeper of a boarding house, or tenant within whose house or rooms the sick person may be. The notice to the officer of the What notice to board of health shall state the name of the disease, the name, age, and sex of the person sick; also the name of the physician giving the notice; and shall by street and number, or otherwise, sufficiently designate the house or room in which said sick person may be. And every physician and person acting as a physician, who Penalty for shall refuse or neglect immediately to give such notice, shall forfeit neglect, for each such offense a sum not less than fifty por more than one hundred dollars: Provided, That this penalty shall not be enforced l'roviso, against a physician if another physician in attendance has given to the health officer, or other officer, herein before mentioned, an immediate notice of said sick person, and the true name of the disease, in accordance with the requirements of this section.

SEC. 50. For each complete notice in writing to an officer of the Compensation, board of health, in íull compliance with the preceding section, requiring from physicians, or other person, notices of diseases dangerous to the public health, the physician who gave the notice shall be entitled, on duly certifying that each notice was correct, and when the bill has been duly audited by the board of health, to receive from the township, city, or village, in which the notice was given, the sum of ten cente.

Approved March 17, 1883.

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Section amended.

[ No. 12.) AN ACT to amend section ten of chapter two (being compiler's

section number forty-seven), of an act entitled "An ac to vise 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 this State," being act number two hundred and forty-three, public acts of eighteen hundred and eighty-one, approved June eight, eighteen hundred and eighty-one.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That section ten of chapter two (being compiler's section number fortyseven) of an act 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 this State," being act number two hundred and forty-three, public acts of eighteen hundred and eighty-one, approved June eight, eighteen hundred and eighty-une,

be amended so as to read : Who liablo to (47.) SEC. 10. Every male inhabitant of this State, above the age poll tax.

of twenty-one and under fifty years, except pensioners of the United States, persons exempted by the military laws of the State, those who are mentally incompetent, and paupers, shall be liable to assessment for high way labor for what is commonly called capitation or

poll-tax, and shall be assessed therefor one day in each year in the Powers and road district in which he resides and the overseer of high ways dutie boveriger shall have power and it shall be bis duty to assess all persons living

in his district liable to poll-tax and whose names are not upon his
list when received from the township clerk, and such tax when so
assessed by the overseer, shall be collected in the same manner as
the other highway tax on his list.

Ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 17, 1883.

reference to.

[ No. 13.]

Compilation to bo received as ovidence.

AN ACT to authorize the general laws of this State, collected and

arranged by Andrew Howell, and entitled “The general laws of the State of Michigan in force," to be received and used in evidence.

SECTION 1. T'he People of the State of Michigan enact, That the general laws of the State of Michigan, collecied and arranged in two volumes, entitled “ The general statutes of the State of Michigan in force," compiled and annotated by Andrew Howell, shall be received and admitted in all courts and proceedings, and by all officers in this State, as evidence of the existing laws thereof, with the like effect as is published under and by the authority of the State.

Approved March 20, 1883.

[ No. 14. ] AN ACT to amend section twenty-one (21) of chapter one hun

dred and fifty-four (154) of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, relative to wills of real and personal estate, being compiler's section forty-three hundred and forty-two (4342).

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Section section twenty-one (21) of chapter one hundred and fifty-four (154) amended. of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, relative to wills of real and personal estate, being compiler's section fortythree hundred and forty-two (4342), be and is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

(4342.) SEC. 21. All wills which shall have been duly proved and allowing and allowed in any other of the United States, or in any foreign country wills by probato or State, according to the laws of such State or country, may be courts. allowed, filed and recorded in the probate court of any county in which the testator shall have real or personal estate on which such will may operate, in the manner mentioned in the foHowing sections.

Ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 22, 1883.

[ No. 15.] AN ACT to detach the county of Benzie from the ninteenth

judicial circuit, and attach the same to the twenty-eighth judicial circuit.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Benzio county the county of Benzie be and the same is hereby detached from the futached to 28th ninteenth judicial circuit, and attached to the twenty-eighth judicial circuit

Ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 22, 1883.

[ No. 16. ] AN ACT allowing persons owning land on opposite sides of public

highways to construct and maintain culverts or cattle-passes uuder such highways.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That it Construction of shall be lawful for all persons owning land on opposite sides of any tle passes under; public highway to construct culverts or cattle-passes under such highways. highways: Provided, Formal application is made to and permission Proviso. obtained from the commissioner of highways of the township in which said land is situated, for such construction: And provided Further proviso. further, That such construction and maintenance shall be wholly at the expense of such applicant, his heirs and assigns.

To be constructed under direction of highway commissioner.

SEC. 2. Such culverts or cattle-passes, when constructed, shall be of such material and according to such plan as the commissioner

of highways shall direct. Duties of high- SEC. 3. In case any such applicant, heirs or assigns shall fail to han eromheis not keep his culvert or cattle pass already constructed, or hereafter to kept in repair. be constructed, in good repair, it shall be the duty of such highway

commissioner to remove such culvert or cattle-pass from such highway at the expense of such applicant, or owner, heirs or assigns, such expense to be collected by suit in the name of such commissioner of highways in an action of trespass on the case before any justice of the peace of such township.

Sec. 4. A record of such culverts or cattle passes, and of all proceedings relating thereto, shall be kept in the manner substantially as is provided for the record of private roads.

Ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 22, 1883.

Record of to be kept.

Section amended.

[ No. 17.) AN ACT to amend section one thousand eight hundred and

twenty-eight of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, being section thirteen of an act entitled “An act to revise and consolidate the several acts relating to the support and maintenance of poor persons," approved April fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That section one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, being section thirteen of an act entitled "An act to revise and consolidate the several acts relating to the support and maintenance of poor persons," approved April fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, be and the same is

hereby amended to read as follows: Penalty for SEC. 13. Any person who shall send, carry, transport, remove, or bringing into counties, etc., bring, or who sball cause or procure to be sent, carried, transported, other counties, removed, or brought, any poor or indigent person, from any town

ship, village, city, or county, into any other township, village, city, or county, or from any other State or country, into any county in this State, without legal authority, and there leve such poor person, or who shall entice such poor person so to reinove, with the intent to make sach county to which the removal shall be made chargeable with the support of such pauper, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof sball be imprisoned in the county jail not exceeding three months, or fined not exceeding one hundred dollars, or both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court.

Approved March 28, 1883.

etc.

[ No. 18. ] AN ACT to add a new section to stand as section three of act

number fifty-six, of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-one, entitled “An act to amend act one hundred and sixty-seven of the session laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one,” entitled "An act to provide for the better protection of human life on railroad trains,” being sections twenty-three hundred and ninetyseven and twenty-three hundred and ninety-eight of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Section added. there be added to act number fifty-six of the laws of one thousand eight hundred and eighty-one, entitled "An act to amend act one hundred aud sixty-seven of the session laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one,” entitled "An act to provide for the better protection of human life on railroad trains," being sections two thousand three hundred and ninety-seven and two thousand three hundred and ninety-eight, of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, a new section to stand as section three, to read as follows:

SEC. 3. Any person or employé of any railroad company who Penalty for shall remove or carry away from their proper place, except in case carrying away of an accident, the tools required to be kept in the passenger, bag- tools, etc. gage, mail, or express cars, by the provisions of this act, shall be deemed guilty of an offense, and upon conviction thereof may be punished by a fine not exceeding fifty dollars or imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding thirty days, or both such fine and imprisonment at the discretion of the court.

Approved April 10, 1883.

[No. 19.] AN ACT to amend section five of act number two hundred and

seven, of the session laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-one, approved June two, eighteen hundred and eighty-one, entitled “An act to amend section five of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, being compiler's section eighty-one hundred and forty-nine, relative to the Detroit house of correction."

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That sec- Section tion five of act number two hundred and seven of the session laws amended. of eighteen hundred and eighty-one, entitled “An act to amend section five [5], of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, being compiler's section eight thousand one hundred and forty-nine, relative to the Detroit house of correction," be amended so as to read as follows:

SEC. 5. The books of said house of correction shall be so kept as Regulations for to clearly exbibit the state of the prisoners, the number received keeping the and discharged, and the receipts from and the expenditures for and

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