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from which such child was received, and also send a duplicate copy of such report to the secretary of the State board of cor- rections and charities. (Such county agent shall receive as Compensation compensation under this act, his proper official expenses agent. together with three dollars in full for his services for each case visited, investigated and reported by him, but not exceeding three dollars for any one day's service, which shall be auditeci by the Board of State Auditors on the approval of the secretary of the State board of corrections and charities, and paid from the general fund: Provided, That the sum so allowed Proviso as to for the services of such agent in any county except the county compensation. of Wayne shall not in any one year exceed the sum of twentyfive dollars, and that in the county of Wayne the sum so allowed for such services shall not in any one year exceed the sum of fifty dollars). And should the county agent or superintendent of the poor, in counties where there is no county agent, at any time deem that the interests of the child require it he may, with the approval of the judge of probate of the county When judge where the child resides, after due notice of the hearing before marchate

cancel said judge, given to the superintendent or other officer of said contract. asylum or institution, cancel the contract of indenture, take possession of the child and return it to the said asylum or institution, or proceed according to law for its admission to the State Public School at Coldwater, as may be ordered by said judge. (And in case such proceedings are taken a petition therefor signed by such county agent alone shall be sufficient.)

Approved March 18, 1897.

[ No. 34.]

AN ACT to amend section one of chapter sixty-seven of the

compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-one, entitled “The destruction of wolves and other noxious animals,” said chapter being chapter number seventy of Howell's statutes and to add a new section thereto to stand as section fourteen of said chapter.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Section chapter sixty-seven of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred amended. . and seventy-one, entitled “ The destruction of wolves and other noxious animals," said chapter being chapter number seventy of Howell's statutes, be and the same is hereby amended by adding a new section thereto to stand as section fourteen of said chapter, and that section one of said chapter be and the same is hereby amended, to read as follows:

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Bounty for every person, who shall kill a full grown wolf or wolf's whelp

killing wolves.

in any organized county in this State, shall be entitled to a bounty of fifteen dollars for each wolf over three months old, and seven dollars for each wolf's whelp under the age of three months, to be allowed and paid in the manner hereinafter

provided. Bounty for SEC. 14. Every person, who shall kill a wildcat in any killing wildcat and lynx. organized county of this State, shall be entitled to a bounty

of three dollars for each wildcat killed; and every person who

shall kill a lynx in any organized county in this State, shall Restriction as be entitled to a bounty of five dollars for each lynx killed. The to payment of bounties. bounty offered in this section shall be subject to the same

restrictions and limitations as are laid down in chapter sixtyseven of the compiled laws of eighteen hundred and seventyone, as amended, and all of the provisions of said chapter, rel. ative to the proving of claims, the paying of the same, and the penalties for false certificates for bounties on wolves, shall apply equally well to the bounties offered in this section.

Approved March 18, 1897.

[ No. 35. ]

AN ACT for the incorporation of National Societies of Colo

nial Dames of America in Michigan.

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Articles of association.

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SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That National Societies of Colonial Dames of America in Michigan may be incorporated under the provisions of this act.

SEC. 2. Any twenty-five or more persons, residents of this State, being members of a National Society of Colonial Dames of America in Michigan, desiring to be incorporated, may make and execute articles of association under their hands and seals, which shall be acknowledged before some officer authorized by law to take acknowledgments of deeds and shall set forth:

First, The names and places of residence of the persons associating in the first instance;

Second, The corporate name by which the association shall be known, provided that no persons associating under this act shall be allowed to take the same name as any association heretofore incorporated; the place of its principal business office, and the period for which it is incorporated, which shall not exceed thirty years;

Third, The object and purpose of the association, which shall be to collect manuscripts, traditions, relics and mementoes of by-gone days for preservation, and to hold from time to time, as the society may direct, a loan exhibition to commemorate the success of the American revolution and consequent birth of our glorious republic; to diffuse healthful and intelli

name.

Object and purpose.

gent information in whatever concerns the past and tends to create popular interest in American history; and, with a true spirit of patriotism, seek to inspire genuine love of country in every heart within its range of influence; and to teach the young that it is a sacred obligation to do justice and honor to heroic ancestors whose ability, valor, sufferings and achievements are worthy of praise.

SEC. 3. A copy of said articles of association shall be filed Copy of artiwith the Secretary of State, and thereupon the persons who in omice of

cles to be filed have signed such articles of association, their associates and Secretary of successors, shall be a body corporate and known in the law and in fact by the name assumed by them in said articles of association, and by that name they and their associates and successors shall have succession and be capable to purchase, take, hold, receive and enjoy real, personal and mixed property; to sue and be sued, to have a common seal; and shall have authority and power to give, grant, demise, sell, lease and dispose of such real and personal and mixed estate belonging to them, or any part thereof, as they may see fit.,

SEC. 4. Said corporation shall have power to make and Corporation adopt a proper constitution and by-laws, prescribing the by-laws. names and duties of its officers and all necessary and lawful rules and regulations for the government of its business.

Sec. 5. A copy of such articles of association, duly certified Copy of artiunder the seal of the State, shall be prima facie evidence of the seal of State due existence and incorporation of such association.

to be evidenco, Approved March 25, 1897.

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[ No. 36. ]

AN ACT to protect the owners of bottles, boxes, siphons, foun

tains and kegs, used in the sale of milk, cream, soda water, mineral or aerated waters, porter, ale, cider, ginger ale, small beer, lager beer, Weiss beer, beer, white beer, or other beverages.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Bottles and any and all persons and corporations engaged in manufactur- ages to be

other packing, bottling or selling soda water, mineral or aerated waters,

branded:

and marked porter, ale, cider, ginger ale, milk, cream, small beer, lager registered. beer, Weiss beer, beer, white beer or other beverages in bottles, siphons, fountains or kegs, with his, her, its, or their name or names or other mark or device together with the word “registered”

branded, stamped, engraved, etched, blown, impressed or otherwise produced upon such bottles, siphons, fountains or kegs, or the boxes used by him, her, it, or them, may file in the office of the clerk of the county in which his,

Brnd to be her, its, or their principal place of business is located, and also registered in office of sec in the office of the Secretary of State, a description of the name matary of State or names, marks or devices so used by him, her, it, or them clerk.

respectively, and cause such description to be printed once in Notice to be published.

each week for three weeks successively in a newspaper published in the county in which said notice may have been filed

as aforesaid. Unlawful for SEC. 2. It is hereby declared to be unlawful for any person others to use registered or persons, corporation or corporations to fill with soda water, bottles or

mineral or aerated waters, porter, ale, cider, ginger ale, milk, packages.

cream, small beer, lager beer, Weiss beer, beer, white beer or other beverages, or with medicine, compounds or mixtures, any bottle, box, siphon, fountain or keg so marked or distinguished as aforesaid, with or by any name, mark or device, of which a description shall have been filed and published, as provided in section one of this act, or to deface, erase, obliterate, cover up or otherwise remove or conceal any such name, mark or device thereon; or to sell, buy, give, take or otherwise dispose of, or traffic in the same, without the written consent of, or unless the same shall have been purchased from, the person or per. sons, corporation or corporations, whose mark or device shall be or shall have been upon the bottle, box, siphon or keg so filled, trafficked in, used or handled as aforesaid; any person or persons, corporation or corporations, offending against the

provisions of this section, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, Penalty. and shall be punished for the first offense by imprisonment not

less than ten days or more than ninety days or by a fine of fifty cents for each and every such bottle, box, siphon, fountain or keg so filled, sold, used, disposed of, bought or trafficked in, or by both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court; and for each subsequent offense by imprisonment not less than twenty days or more than one year, or by a fine of not less than one dollar nor more than five dollars for each and every bottle, box, siphon, fountain or keg so filled, used, sold, disposed of, bought or trafficked in, or by both such fine and

imprisonment in the discretion of the court before whom the Proviso. offense shall be tried: Provided, That any bottler or bottlers

having in his, her, its or their possession any registered box, bottle, siphon, fountain or keg at the time the same shall be registered, shall, upon relinquishing the same to their owner be entitled to the cost value of the same from the said owner; and a refusal of such owner to accept and pay for them shall exempt the said possessor from any prosecution for violation of the provisions of this act as far as those particular boxes,

bottles, siphons, fountains or kegs are concerned. Use of bottles SEC. 3. The use by any person other than the person or and packages without con

persons, corporation or corporations, whose device, name or sent of owner. mark shall be or shall have been upon the same, without such

written consent or purchase as aforesaid, of any such marked or distinguished bottle, box, siphon, fountain or keg, a description of the name, mark or device whereon shall have been filed and published as herein provided, for the sale of soda water, mineral or aerated waters, porter, ale, cider, ginger ale, milk, cream, small beer, lager beer, Weiss beer, beer, white beer or other beverages, or of any article of merchandise, medicines, compounds or preparations, or for the furnishing of such similar beverages to customers, or the buying, selling, using, disposing of or trafficking in any such bottles, boxes, siphons, fountains or kegs by any person other than the persons or corporations having a name, mark or device thereon, of such owner, without such written consent, or the having by any junk Possession of dealer, or dealer in second hand articles possession of any such bei unk

dealer. bottles, boxes, siphons, fountains or kegs a description of the marks, names or devices wherein shall have been so filed and published as aforesaid, without such written consent, shall and is hereby declared to be presumptive evidence of the unlawful use, purchase or traffic in of such bottles, boxes, siphons, fountains or kegs.

SEC. 4. Whenever any person, persons or corporations, Amdavit mentioned in section one of this act, or his, her, it, or their stating unlao. agent, shall make oath before any magistrate that he, she or it, has reason to believe, and does believe, that any of his, her, it, or their bottles, boxes, siphons, fountains or kegs, a description of the names, marks or devices whereon has been so filed and published as aforesaid, are being unlawfully used or filled, or had, by any person or corporation manufacturing or selling soda water, mineral or aerated waters, porter, ale, cider, ginger ale, milk, cream, small beer, lager beer, Weiss beer, beer, white beer or other beverages, or that any junk dealer, or dealer in second hand articles, vendor of bottles, or any other person or corporation, has any such bottles, boxes, siphons, fountains or kegs in his, her or its possession, or secreted in any place, the said magistrate must thereupon issue a search warrant Magistrate to

issue warrant. to discover and obtain the same, and may also cause to be brought before him the person in whose possession such bot. tles, boxes, siphons, fountains or kegs may be found, and shall then inquire into the circumstances of such possession; and if said magistrate finds that such person has been guilty of a violation of section two of this act, he must impose the punishment therein prescribed, and he shall also award possession of the property taken upon such search warrant, to the owner thereof.

SEC. 5. All costs incurred in the enforcement of the pro- Costs to be visions of this act shall be assessed and collected in the same criminal manner as in criminal cases; and all fines collected by virtue cases. of this act shall be turned over by the magistrate collecting the same in the same manner and for the same purpose, as fines in cases of misdemeanor's as now by law disposed of.

SEC. 6. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with the pro. Acts repealed. visions of this act are hereby repealed.

Approved March 23, 1897.

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