Imagens da página
PDF
ePub

[No. 10.] AN ACT to authorize a railroad company to sell and convey its

property and franchises to any other railroad company and to provide for securing payment therefor.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Authorizing any it shall be lawful for any railroad company organized or that may py to sell its be organized under the laws of this State, to sell and convey its road, together with the rights and franchises connected therewith, to any other railroad company of this State, so organized as aforesaid ; and for the railroad company so purchasing, to acquire and use such road, rights and franchises by purchase of the stock or otherwise as may be agreed between the parties interested ; said railroads not having the same terminal poinıs and not if not a.combeing competing lines: Provided, The stockholders owning a l'roviso. majority of the stock of said companies shall consent thereto, and Provided further, That the company so purchasing shall hold such property and franchises subject to all the duties and obligations and with all the rights and privileges prescribed by the general railroad laws of this State.

SEC. 2. The railroad company purchasing by virtue of this act Purchaser may may issue its bonds secured by trust deed or mortgage upon the property and rights thus acquired to make payment therefor; and such trust deed or mortgage shall have the effect of a purchase money security: Provided, That nothing herein contained Provluo. shall prejudice the rights of pre-existing creditors of the corporation from which such property and rights are purchased.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved February 27, 1889.

issue bonds,

[No. 11.]

AN ACT to provide for the making and return of lists of persons

to serve as jurors in the county of Muskegon. SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Jurors from the supervisor and township clerk of each township in the county of Muskegon shall, on or before the first day of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-nine, make a list of persons to serve as petit jarors, and a list of persons to serve as grand jurors until new lists shall be made in accordance with law. SEC. 2. The recorder and assessor of the city of Muskegon in Jurors from city

of Muskegon. the county of Muskegon shall, on or before the first day of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-nine, and thereafter at the time provided by law, make a list for each ward of said city of persons to serve as petit jurors and a list of persons to serve as grand jurors until new lists shall be made for said wards in accordance with law.

SEC. 3. The persons placed on the lists to be made on or before From assess

ment rolls,

Aggregate number, how determined.

April first, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-nine, shall be selected from the persons assessed on the assessment rolls for said towpships and city for the year one thousand eight hundred and eighty-eight, and thereafter from the assessment rolls of the year in which the lists are made, and shall possess the same qualifications as are prescribed for jurors in chapter one hundred and eightynine of the compiled laws of one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one, the same being chapter two hundred and sixty-three of Howell's Annotated Statutes.

SEC. 4. The aggregate number of persons on the lists made from said city shall be determined by the provisions of said chapter one hundred and eighty-nine, but prior to the taking of the next census the entire number selected from said city shall be apportioned among the various wards in accordance with their, respective population as shown by the census of said city taken in one thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven, under the provisions of an ordinance of said city entitled 'An ordinance to provide for and regulate the taking of a census of the inhabitants of the city of Muskegon," approved December seventeen, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven: Provided, That, if the township of Lakeside shall be included within the corporate limits of said city before said lists are made, the number of persons placed on lists for the ward composed of said township shall be the same as for the township if it had retained its organization.

SEC. 5. Said lists shall be made, returned and used in accordance with the provisions of chapter one hundred and eighty-nine of the compiled laws of one thousand eight hundred and seventyone,

the same being chapter two hundred and sixty-three of Howell's Annotated Statutes, so far as the same are not inconsistent with the provisions of this act.

SEC. 6. On the return of the lists to be made on or before April first, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-nine, to the county clerk of Muskegon county, they shall be substituted for and used in the place of the lists heretofore returned for the year one thousand eight hundred and eighty-eight.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 2, 1889.

Proviso.

Lists, how made, returned and used.

Substitute for previous lists.

[No. 12. ] AN ACT to provide for the ceding to the United States of exclu

sive jurisdiction over the site and grounds selected, or to be hereafter selected, for the erection of a public building for the use of the United States postoffice, custom house, court, internal revenue office, and other public offices of the United States in the city of Jackson, Michigan, during the time the United States shall be or remain the owner thereof, for all purposes except the administration of the criminal laws of the State of Michigan, and the service of civil process therein.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Jurisdiction the State of Michigan hereby cedes to the United States exclu- land ceded to sive jurisdiction over the site and grounds selected, or to be here- U.S. after selected, for the erection of a public building for the uses of [the] a United States postoffice, custom house, court, internal revenue office, and other public offices of the United States in the city of Jackson, Michigan, during the time the United States shall be or remain the owner thereof, for all purposes except the Exception. administration of the criminal laws of the State of Michigan and the service of civil process therein.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 6, 1889.

[No. 13.]

amended.

AN ACT to amend section one of act number one hundred and

ninety-two of the general laws of one thousand eight hundred and sixty-seven, entitled “An act to provide for the incorporation of associations, conventions, conferences, or religious bodies for literary, religious, or other benevolent purposes," approved March twenty-seventh, one thousand eight hundred and sixtyseven, being section four thousand seven hundred and twentytwo of Howell's Annotated Statutes.

Section 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Section section one of act number one hundred and ninety-two of the general laws of one thousand eight hundred and sixty-seven, entitled "An act to provide for the incorporation of associations, conventions, conferences, or religious bodies for literary, religious or other benevolent purposes," approved March twenty-seventh, .one thousand eight hundred and sixty-seven, being section four thousand seven hundred and twenty-two of Howell's Annotated Statutes, be amended so as to read as follows:

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That it any number shall be lawful for any number of persons, not less than nine, who ten may

incorporate. may be desirous of forming themselves into an association, convention, conference, or religious body, and who shall sign articles of association for that purpose, to assemble together at such places as they may select, and by a majority vote, by ballot, elect any number of discreet persons, not less than three nor more than nine in number, as trustees to take charge of the property Trustees to belonging to, and to transact all the affairs relative to, the tempo- property, etc. ralities of such association, convention, conference or religious body, with power to lease, give, grant and convey such property, real and personal, by proper lease, deed or other instrument in proper form when thereunto authorized by a two-thirds majority vote of the members of such corporation present and voting thereon at any annual meeting of such corporation, or a special meeting called for that express purpose, and with all the powers

[ocr errors]

and privileges and subject to all the provisions and restrictions
in chapter fifty-five of the general laws of one thousand eight
hundred and forty-six, being chapter one hundred and ninety-
one of Howell's Annotated Statutes.

Approved March 6, 1889.

[ocr errors][ocr errors]

Section amended,

[merged small][ocr errors]

Remedy of complainant, etc.

[No. 14.]
AN ACT to amend section seven hundred and seventy-one, com-
piled laws of one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one,
being section seven hundred and ninety-nine of Howell's Anno-
tated Statutes, relative to fences and fence viewers, as amended
by act number one hundred and forty-six of public acts of one
thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That
section seven hundred and seventy-one, compiled laws of one
thousand eight hundred and seventy-one, being section seven hun-
dred and ninety-nine of Howell's Annotated Statutes, relative to
fences and fence viewers, as amended by act number one hundred
and forty-six of the public acts of one thousand eight hundred
and eighty-seven, be amended so as to read as follows:

(771.] (9799.) SEC. 4. When any deficient fence built up or repaired by any complainant, as provided in the preceding sectión, shall be adjudged sufficient by two or more of the fence viewers and the value of such repairing or building up, together with their fees, shall be ascertained by a certificate under their hands, the complainant shall have a right to demand either of the occupant or owner of the land where the fence was deficient, the sum so ascertained. And in case of neglect or refusal to pay the sum so due on or before the first day of the next succeeding Octobor after demand thereof is made, the sum so due shall become a lien on the said land and the fence viewers aforesaid

shall report the same to the supervisor of the township, on or Supervisors to before the first day of November next thereafter, who shall cause spread of roll. the same to be spread upon the assessment roll, in a separate col.

umn for that purpose, opposite the description of the land owned
or occupied by the person or persons neglecting to pay the same,
the said tax to be collected in the same manner that other taxes
are collected and paid over to the complainant upon the order of
the township board.

Approved March 6, 1889.

[ocr errors][merged small][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors]

[No. 15.]
AN ACT to incorporate the Woman's Relief Corps auxiliary to
the Grand Army of the Republic, department of Michigan, and
subordinate corps of the Woman's Relief Corps auxiliary to
posts of the Grand Army of the Republic.

incorporate.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan' enact, That meer the Woman's Relief Corps auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic, department of Michigan, and subordinate corps of the Woman's Relief Corps auxiliary to posts of the Grand Army of the Republic of the department of Michigan, may be incorporated in pursuance to the provisions of this act.

Sec. 2. The president, senior vice-president, junior vice-presi- Who to make dent, secretary and treasurer of the department of Michigan association. Woman's Relief Corps auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic may make and execute articles of association under their hands and seals, which articles of association shall be acknowledged before some officer authorized by law to take acknowledgment of deeds and shall set forth:

First, The names of the officers above mentioned and their What to set places of residence;

forth therein.

Second, The corporate name by which the association shall be known in law;

Third, The object and purposes of such association, which shall be to promote the general welfare of the order known as the Woman's Relief Corps and the period for which it is incorporated, which shall not exceed thirty years.

Seo. 3. A copy of said articles of association, together with a to be recorded copy of the rules and regulations of the Woman's Relief Corps 01 State. auxiliary of the Grand Army of the Republic, shall be filed with and recorded in the office of the Secretary of State, and thereupon the persons who shall have signed such articles of association, their associates and successors, shall be a body politic and corporate by the name expressed in such articles of association, and by that name they and their successors shall have succession, and shall be persons in law capable to purchase, take, receive, hold and enjoy to them and their successors, estates, real and personal, of suing and being sued, and to have a common seal which may be altered or changed at pleasure: Provided, That the value of real Proviso. and personal estate shall not exceed the value of ten thousand dollars, and that they and their successors shall have power to give, grant, sell, lease, demise, and dispose of real and personal estate or part thereof ac their will and pleasure, and the proceeds, rents and incomes to be disposed of as directed by the department at its annual meeting. "Said corporation shall have full power to make Power to make and establish rules and by-laws for regulating and governing all myles and the affairs and business of said corporation not repugnant to the constitution and laws of this State, or the United States, and to designate, elect or appoint from its members such officers under such name and style as shall be in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Woman's Relief Corps auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic.

Sec. 4. A copy of the record of such articles of association, copy of record under the seal of the State, duly certified by the Secretary of State, shall be received as prima facie evidence in all courts of this State of the existence and due organization of such corporation.

to be evidence.

« AnteriorContinuar »