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[No. 411.]

AN ACT to detach certain territory from the village of Wake

field, in the county of Gogebic, and to attach the same to the township of Wakefield, in said county.

Description of territory.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. All that territory now included within the corporate limits of the village of Wakefield, in Gogebic county, known and described as follows, to wit: The east half of the southeast quarter of the southeast quarter of section nine, in township forty-seven north of range forty-five west, is hereby detached from the village of Wakefield, in the said county of Gogebic, and the same shall be and is hereby attached to the township of Wakefield in the county aforsaid.

The territory hereby detached shall not be relieved in any manner from its just share and proportion of the present indebtedness of the said village of Wakefield, together with the interest thereon, and said indebtedness, if any, shall be apportioned, levied, collected and paid in accordance with the provisions of law.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved April 9, 1903.

Not relieved from indebt. edness.

[No. 412.]

AN ACT to amend section three of house enrolled act number

forty-two of the Local Acts of nineteen hundred three, entitled "An act to divide the township of Hudson in the county of Lenawee into two election districts.”

Section amended.

Township meetings, where held.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. Section three of house enrolled act number forty. two of the Local Acts of nineteen hundred three, entitled "An act to divide the township of Hudson in the county of Lenawee into two election districts," is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

Sec. 3. All meetings of said township for the purpose of transacting any business by viva voce vote shall be held at the place of election of district number one at or near the center of said township or at such other place as the township board shall direct.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved April 9, 1903.

[No. 413.]

AN ACT to amend section ninety-one of act number three

hundred twenty-one of the Local Acts of eighteen hundred ninety-seven, entitled "An act to amend and revise the charter of the city of Adrian.”

amended.

officers.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: , SECTION 1. Section ninety-one of act number three hun. Section dred twenty-one of the Local Acts of eighteen hundred ninetyseven, entitled "An act to amend and revise the charter of the city of Adrian," is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

Sec. 91. The mayor and aldermen may each receive such Salary of salary, not exceeding fifty dollars per year, as may be prescribed by the council. All other officers of said corporation shall receive such compensation for their services as the city council shall prescribe, except where the same is fixed by this act, or is or shall be prescribed by other statutes of this State: Provided, That the city marshal shall not receive more than eight hundred dollars. And such salary shall be in full for all services rendered by him in the performance of any of the duties of his office in any one year. Said city marshal shall not, during the term of his office as marshal, hold the office of constable, or be appointed to any other office under the charter or ordinances of said city. The city clerk shall not receive more than the sum of twelve hundred dollars for his services in any one year, which shall be in full for all services performed by him in the discharge of his office, and in full for the services of any deputy, all clerk hire, or other assistance required in the performance of the duties of his office. The city treasurer shall not receive more than the sum of one thousand dollars for his services for any one year, which shall be in full for all services performed by him in the discharge of the duties of his office, and in full for the services of any deputy or 'clerk hire. The compensation of supervisors for assessing and levying taxes, extending taxes upon their rolls, shall not exceed the sum of one hundred fifty dollars each, as may be determined by resolution of the city council of said city, for each official year. For all services performed for and to be paid for by the county they shall receive the same fees as supervisors of townships.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved April 9, 1903.

[No. 414.]

AN ACT to authorize the board of education of the public

schools of the township of Ontonagon, in the county of Ontonagon, to pay out of the funds of said public schools the sum of nine hundred dollars to Charles F. Eichen.

May pay certain amount.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. The board of education of the public schools of the township of Ontonagon, in the county of Ontonagon, is hereby authorized to pay to Charles F. Eichen the sum of nine hundred dollars out of the funds of said public schools.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.

Became a law April 15, 1903, without the signature of the governor.

[No. 415.]

AN ACT to regulate the levy and collection of special assess

ments to defray the cost of opening streets in the city of Detroit in cases where land has been deeded or dedicated for a part of such streets.

amount cred.

ment.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: When certain SECTION 1. Whenever any person shall deed or dedicate ited on assess- land to the city of Detroit for a street or part of a street for

the use and benefit of the public, and the same shall be duly
accepted by the proper authorities, then said authorities shall
at the time of such acceptance ascertain the last assessed
value of the land so deeded or dedicated according to the area
and certify or cause to be certified the same upon the plat,
deed or instrument containing the dedication; and thereafter
whenever the remaining property of the dedicant which abuts
on the land so deeded or dedicated shall be assessed to defray
the cost of extending or widening the street for which said
land was deeded or dedicated, there shall be credited upon
said assessment an amount equal to the certified assessed
value of the land so deeded or dedicated.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved April 15, 1903.

[No. 416.]

AN ACT to provide for the registration of electors and for

the manner of holding elections in the city of Au Sable, in the county of Iosco.

meet.

tion.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. The board of registration of the city of Au Registration Sable shall consist of three aldermen, one from each of the whom to wards of the said city, to be appointed by the mayor by and consist. with the consent of the council.

SEC. 2. The said three aldermen shall constitute a board Powers. of registration for the said city, and shall have all the powers and perform the duties of boards of registration, as provided by the general registration and election laws of the State for cities of the fourth class. Sec. 3. Said board of registration shall have possession To have

charge of and control of the several books of registration of said city books. and shall keep a list of the registered voters of each ward in a separate registration book.

Sec. 4. Said board of registration shall hold its sessions Where to in the city hall of said city and shall hold its sessions and open and close the same in accordance with the election and registration laws of this State for cities of the fourth class.

Sec. 5. The members of said board of registration shall Compensaeach receive the sum of two dollars per day for their services and no more. Sec. 6. All elections in said city shall be held in the city Elections

where held. hall and there shall be but one polling place in said city for any election.

Sec. 7. . The board of inspectors of election shall consist Board of in, of one alderman from each ward, to be appointed by the mayor whom to by and with the consent of the council at the last regular consist. meeting of the council before the general or special election is to take place, and two clerks to be appointed by the said board of inspectors of election on the morning of such election before the opening of the polls.

Sec. 8. The said inspectors of election shall choose one of To take oath, their number as chairman of the board, and each member of said board of inspectors, including the clerks, shall take the constitutional oath of office, which either of the members of said board may administer.

Sec. 9. The said inspectors of election shall have and keep Powers and at the said polling place during each election the several regis duties. tration books of the several wards and the ballot boxes of each ward, and they shall keep the ballots of the electors of each ward voting at such election, in a separate ballot box and make separate returns of said election for each ward.

Sec. 10. The said board of inspectors of election shall each compensareceive for such service the sum of two dollars per day and no more.

etc.

tion.

General law to apply

Sec. 11. In all other respects not specially provided for in this act the said registration and election shall be governed by the general registration and election laws of cities of the fourth class of this State.

Sec. 12. All acts or parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved April 16, 1903.

Repealing clause.

[No. 417.]

AN ACT to amend an act entitled "An act to reincorporate

the city of Menominee, to provide for the election and appointment of officers therein, and to repeal act number two hundred and twenty-eight of the Session Laws of one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three, entitled 'An act to incorporate the city of Menominee,' and to repeal act number two hundred and eighty-one of the Session Laws of one thousand eight hundred and ninety-one, entitled 'An act to revise and amend the charter. of the city of Menominee,' being act two hundred and twenty-eight of the Session Laws of one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three, entitled 'An act to incorporate the city of Menominee,' approved April nine, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-one, and all amendments thereto," approved May twenty-two, one thousand nine hundred and one.

Section 3mended.

Oficers to be elected at annual election, term of office, etc.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. That section one of title five of said act be and the same hereby is amended so as to read as follows:

SECTION 1. At each annual election hereafter held in said city there shall be elected on the city ticket by the qualified voters of the whole city, a mayor and a city treasurer who shall hold their office for one year, but no person shall be eligible for the office of city treasurer for more than two consecutive years. The justices of the peace now existing in said city shall hold their office until the term for which they were elected shall have expired; and thereafter there shall be elected annually one justice of the peace so that there shall be four justices in said city. There shall be elected in each ward at each annual election hereafter held, one alderman for the term of two years and one supervisor for the term of one year. The officers elected under the provisions of this section, except the assessor hereinafter provided for, shall enter upon the duties of their office on the second Monday in April of each year when elected and hold the same for the term of one year and until their successors are qualified and enter upon the duties of their office except as herein otherwise provided. At the annual city election to be held in said city on the first Mon.

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