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LIST OF CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS.
Page. 1. Concurrent resolution to appoint Benjamin B. Baker of Ingham, Post
master of the Senate and House, approved January 18............ 315 2. Concurrent resolution appointing Mr. James W. King to compile and publish a manual, approved January 18.-----
...... 315 Concurrent resolution to urge the passage of bill by the Congress of
the United States to equalize the bounties of soldiers and sailors,
........... 316 Concurrent resolution asking Congress to pass a bill granting one hundred and sixty acres of government land to soldiers and sailors, without regard to occupation, approved February 4....
316 5. Concurrent resolution to arrange for the transportation of the com
mittees to visit the State institutions, approved February 18....... 316 6. Concurrent resolution asking Congress that pensions be granted to
soldiers and widows of deceased soldiers of the war of eighteen hun-
..................... 316 %. Concurrent resolution fixing the time of final adjournment, filed in the office of the Secretary of State April 27.......
---.... 317. 8. Concurrent resolution directing the Secretary of State to forward the
laws, journals, and other documents to reporters of the press, ap-
....... 317 9. Concurrent resolution instructing the Secretary of State to forward to each probate judge one copy of the general laws, approved April
-..... 317 10. Concurrent resolution relative to payment of postage on daily journals approved April 30.......
......................... 318 11. Concurrent resolution authorizing the Secretary of the Senate and
the Clerk of the House of Representatives to compile, index, and
LAWS OF MICHIGAN..
of toll, appoint
[ No. 1.] AN ACT to amend section twelve of an act entitled "An act
to provide for determining and regulating the tolls, and for the care, charge, and operating of Portage Lake and Lake Superior Ship Canal,” approved April twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three.
SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That sec- Section amended tion twelve of an act entitled “An act to provide for determining and regulating the tolls, and for the care, charge, and operating of Portage Lake and Lake Superior Ship Canal," approved April twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, be amended so as to read as follows:
SEC. 12. That the said board of control shall, upon the request of Board of control, the Governor, proceed to establish rates of toll, and appoint a of the G superintendent as provided in section two of this act; and the said to establish rates board shall direct and fix the time when such superintendent shall superintendent, take possession and charge of said canal: Provided, That nothing ou herein contained shall be construed as entitling any person, com- Proviso-title to pany, or corporation to the certificate of the Governor that said tled before eer: canal has been completed, until the title to said canal, as between tif the United States, the State of Michigan, and any person, company, or corporation claiming the same or any interest therein has been fully and definitely settled by the final order, judgment, or decree of some court of competent jurisdiction, unless otherwise settled to the satisfaction of the Governor. And it shall be the duty of the Duty of the AtAttorney General to commence such proceedings as he may deem in relation advisable, or intervene on behalf of the State in any suit or pro- thereto, ceeding now pending, or which may hereafter be commenced, for the purpose of settling such question and protecting the rights of the State in said canal.
Sec. 2. This act shall take immediate effect.
tificate of completion is given.
Library. SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That amount approthe sum of one thousand five hundred dollars for each of the years pri one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five and one thousand
eight hundred and seventy-six, be, and the same is hereby appropriated out of any money in the State Treasury to the credit of the general fund not otherwise appropriated, for the purchase of
books for the State library. How drawn and SEC. 2. The morej so appropriated shall be drawn from the axpanded.
State Treasury, i'pon the warrant of the Auditor General, and shall
Approved February 2, 1875.
[ No. 3. ] AN ACT to amend act number one hundred and twenty (120) of
the session laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-three, the same being an act providing for the location, establishment, and
organization of an additional asylum for the insane. Section amended SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That
section eight of act number one hundred and twenty (120) of the session laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-three (1873), being an act entitled " An act providing for the location, establishment, and organization of an additional asylum for the insane," be amended so as to read as follows:
SEC. 8. Each of the members of said board shall be entitled to receive his actual traveling expenses and the sum of three dollars per day for the time actually spent in discharge of his duties under this act, to be audited by the board of State Auditors.
SEC. 2. This act shall take immediate effect.
Compensation of board.
[ No. 4.] AN ACT to amend “An act to provide for the incorporation of
associations, conventions, conferences, or religious bodies, for literary, religious, or other benevolent purposes," approved March twenty-seven, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, being sections three thousand one hundred and thirty-one, three thousand one hundred and thirty-two, and three thousand one hundred and thirty-three of chapter one hundred and eight of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, by adding thereto two new sections, to be numbered sections four and five.
SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That an act entitled “An act to provide for the incorporation of associations, conventions, conferences, or religious bodies, for literary, religious, or other benevolent purposes," approved March twentyseren, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, being sections three thoueand one hundred and thirty-one, three thousand one hundred and thirty-two, and three thousand one hundred and thirty-three of chapter one hundred and eight of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred
ciation, how executed and whero
and seventy-one, be and the same is hereby amended by adding thereto two new sections to be numbered sections four and five, as follows:
Sec. 4. Such articles of association may be executed singly or in Articles of assoduplicate, and shall be acknowledged before some officer authorized to take the acknowledgment of deeds, and the original articles so filed. acknowledged, or one of such duplicate originals, shall be filed in the office of the Secretary of State; and either of such original articles, or a copy of the same certified by the Secretary or Deputy Secretary of State, shall be receivable in all courts as evidence of such incorporation.
SEC. 5. The articles of association shall set forth the purposes of what to sot the incorporation, and the mode of selection and term of office of toru the trustees, and may provide for the first board by name instead of by future election, if desired. They may also provide for acting as auxiliary to any religious conference, synod, or convention within the State of Michigan, incorporated or unincorporated, and for the choice of trustees, in whole or in part, by such religious conference, synod, or convention, and for receiving and executing trusts for their benefit, as well as for other purposes within the meaning of this act. But all such trusts in their hands shall be for purposes to be executed and expended within the State of Michigan.
SEC. 2. This act shall take immediate effect.
[No. 5.] AN ACT to amend section one (1) of “ An act relative to levies of
executions on real estate," being section four thousand six hundred and eighty-five (4685), in chapter one hundred and sixtyfive'(165) of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventyone.
SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Section amended section one in chapter one hundred and sixty-five (165), being section four thousand six hundred and eighty-five (4685) of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, entitled “ An act relative to levies of executions on real estate,” be so amended as to read as follows:
(4685.) SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, Notice of levy to That no levy by execution on real estate, made after this act shall register or deeds. take effect as a law, shall be valid against bona fide conveyances made subsequent to such levy, until a notice thereof containing the name of the parties to the execution, a description of the premises levied upon, and the date of such levy, shall be filed by the officer making the same, in the office of the register of deeds of the county where the premises are situated; and such levy shall be a lien thereon only from the time when such notice shall be so deposited. And such register shall thereupon enter on such notice a minute of Duty of register. the time of receiving the same, and shall record the same in a book
be filed with