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STATE OF MICHIGAN

ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF 1897, WITH REFERENCES TO THE LAWS OF 1891, 1893 AND 1895 AFFECTED THEREBY, AND

TO SECTIONS AND CHAPTERS OF

HOWELL'S ANNOTATED STATUTES

VOLUMES 1, 2 AND 3, AMENDED OR REPEALED.

Prepared and published under the supervision of the Secretary of State, in compliance

with Act No. 87, Public Acts of 1885

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LANSING
ROBERT SMITH PRINTING CO., STATE PRINTERS AND BINDERS

1897

INDEX TO PUBLIC ACTS OF 1897.

The abbreviations used in the following pages of this index are: ch, chapter; r, repealed; s,
superseded. Where lines are indented it indicates that there should be a repetition of the first
words of the first full line immediately above the indented line, or that the matter of the indented
line relates to the same subject, as will be readily apparent to the reader.

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ABANDONED LANDS:
to be deeded to State and taxes canceled....
record of, to be kept by register of deeds.

by Commissioner of State Land Office..
subject to homestead, conditions and require-

ments
exempi from taxation until title vest in occupant.

money received from sale of, to belong to State....
ABANDONMENT:

of child. penalty for.....
swamp land, of homesteaders, granted by United

States, title to may be acquired of State..
of cemeteries vacated, to revert to original

grantor
ABBOTT VOTING MACHINE:
use of at elections, acts permitting and authoriz-

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authority for ordering.
tests of before purchase.
description of machine to be used.
how to be used..
manner of arranging ballots.
board or council to provide necessary articles for

use of...
position of machine..
position of railing.
inspectors to supply deficiency in arrangements..
instruction cards to be posted..
register wheels to be set at zero.
when doors to be kept open..
voters to be admitted in order.
clerk to keep list of names.
board or council may appoint gatekeepers, etc..
limit of time voter to remain in machine.
provision for voting for candidate not on ma-

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provision for voting in case of challenged..
method of canvassing vote..
totals to be compared with poll list..
result of canvass of vote to be announced and

triplicate statement prepared.
when general laws to govern..
number of machines may be used..

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