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north line of Howard street, thence west along the north line
of said Howard street extended to a point where the Indian
Reservation line intersects said highway, thence in a
northwesterly direction along said Indian Reservation
line to the south line of the Bonhomme tract, thence
northeasterly along the south line of said Bonhomme tract
to the center of Black river, thence up the middle line of Black
river to a point where the same would be intersected by the
northwest corner of the McNeil tract in the township of Fort
Gratiot, thence easterly along the north line of said McNeil
tract to a point where the west line of Lakeside cemetery inter-
sects the north line of said tract, thence north along the west
boundary of said Lakeside cemetery, said line being the west
line of east fractional part of section twenty-seven in town
seven north, range seventeen east, to the north line of id
section twenty-seven, thence east along the line of said section
twenty-seven, and the north line of fractional section twenty-
six to the westerly line of the highway known as the Lakeside
turnpike or extension of Gratiot avenue, thence northerly
along the west line of said last named highway to the north
line of section twenty-two, town seven north, range seventeen
east, thence east along said north line of said section twenty-
two to the national boundary line in Lake Huron, and thence
southerly along said National boundary line in Lake Huron
and River St. Clair to the place of beginning, and all the terri-
tory formerly included within the limits of the city of Port
Huron, but which is not contained within the territory above
described, is hereby attached to and made a part of the town-
ship of Port Huron, in the county of St. Clair. And that the
controller of the city of Port Huron shall eliminate from the
assessment roll of said city, all property not embraced in the
above description of territory and that the remainder of said
assessment roll shall constitute the assessment roll of the said
city of Port Huron without further action on the part of said
city or any of its officers.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved June 18, 1903.

[No. 534.] AN ACT to authorize the township board of the township of

Grosse Pointe, Wayne county, to grade, pave, plank. gravel, macadamize, curb or otherwise improve Jefferson avenue from the easterly limits of the Cadieux Road to the westerly limits of the village of Grosse Pointe Farms, and to provide the necessary funds therefor.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. The township board of the township of Grosse May improve Pointe, Wayne county, is hereby authorized to grade, pave, avenue. plank, gravel, macadamize, curb or otherwise improve Jeffer

Board may issue bonds tor.

May let contracts.

son avenue from the easterly limits of the Cadieux Road to the westerly limits of the village of Grosse Pointe Farms.

SEC. 2. For the purpose of defraying the cost of the work herein authorized said township board may authorize at any regular or special meeting the issuing of the negotiable bonds of said township, with interest coupons attached, to an amount not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars. Said bonds shall be signed by the supervisor and clerk of said township, and shall bear interest not to exceed the rate of five per cent per annum, and shall mature at a period not to exceed thirty years from the date thereof. Said bonds shall be sold under the direction of said board at not less than par, and the money received therefor shall be paid to the treasurer of said township, and shall be kept by him as a special fund, and shall be used only for the purposes mentioned in this act.

Sec. 3. Said township board is hereby empowered to make contracts in behalf of said township for the furnishing of material and the performance of labor required to carry on and complete the work embraced within the terms of this act. Said contracts shall contain a provision that all work done thereunder shall be subject to the approval of the commissioner of highways of said township.

Sec. 4. Said township board shall raise each year by assessment on the taxable property in said township, to be assessed, levied and collected in the manner provided for the assessment, levy and collection of other taxes of said township, the total sum necessary to pay the interest on said bonds as it shall mature. Said board is authorized to raise in like manner such further sum as it may deem proper for the purpose of providing a sinking fund with which to pay said bonds at maturity.

Sec. 5. The general law relative to highways and townships, and all special acts relating to said township, and the general village law with reference to streets and highways, and all other existing laws wherever the same may conflict with the provisions of this act, are hereby suspended in their operations so far as the same are in conflict with the terms and provisions of this act.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved June 18, 1903.

May levy tax for sinking fund.

General law suspended.

[No. 535.]

AN ACT to provide for the establishment of new boundary

lines of the present existing wards of the city of Wyandotte and to create a new ward to be known as the fourth ward.

The People of the State of Michigan enact : Boundaries of SECTION 1. The boundary lines of the three wards as at wards changed. present existing in the city of Wyandotte are hereby changed

and a new ward is hereby created to be known as the fourth ward, the different wards to be comprised of the territory and within the boundaries indicated, as follows:

First, The first ward shall consist of all that part of the First. city lying between the center lines of the north line road and Superior avenue, and the said lines extended easterly and westerly to the city limits.

Second, The second ward shall consist of all that part of Second. said city lying between the center line of Superior avenue to the center line of Maple street, and the said lines extended easterly and westerly to the city limits.

Third, The third ward shall consist of all that part of said Third. city lying between the center line of Maple street to the center line of Pine street, and the said lines extended easterly and westerly to the city limits.

Fourth, The fourth ward shall consist of all that part of said Fourth. city lying between the center line of Pine street and southerly to the city limits, and the said lines extending easterly and westerly to the city limits: Provided, That if any vacancy shall occur in the office of alderman or constable in any new ward or ward which may be divided under the provisions of this act, it shall be the duty of the common council of the said city of Wyandotte to call a special election for the purpose of filling such vacancy. However, the provisions of this section shall not operate to create any vacancy or interfere in any wise with persons holding office, previously elected. . This act is ordered to take immediate effect. Approved June 18, 1903.

[No. 536.]

AN ACT to amend section one of act number three hundred

ninety-seven of the Local Acts of nineteen hundred one, entitled “An act to provide for the retirement of aged and disabled policemen employed by the city of Saginaw, and for the payment of pensions to the wives and children and widowed mothers of policemen killed in the service of the city of Saginaw."

amended.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. Section one of act number three hundred ninety- Section seven of the Local Acts of nineteen hundred one, entitled “An act to provide for the retirement of aged and disabled policemen employed by the city of Saginaw and for the payment of pensions to the wives and children and widowed mothers of policemen killed in the service of the city of Saginaw," is hereby amended to read as follows:

SECTION 1. Whenever a member of the police force of the When mem. city of Saginaw shall have been disabled or incapacitated while bere police

may be in the actual performance of his official duty, and whenever retired. any member of said police force or other person in the employ

Further

of the police board of said city of Saginaw, who has performed faithful service as such member or employee for a period of not less than twenty-five years, shall have become permanently incapacitated from performing regular active duty, he may be

retired by the board of police commissioners from the regular Amount may active service and placed on the retired list. Such member pay annually.

when so retired may be paid annually, in equal monthly payments, a sum not exceeding six hundred dollars, or a sum equal to one-half the annual pay received by him at the time of his retirement, if the city physician or some other competent physician authorized by the police board to act in the premises, shall certify to the police board in writing, that he is permanently physically or mentally incapacitated from regular active duty, which finding shall be approved by said board of police

commissioners by resolution made of record by said board: Proviso. Provided, That no member of said force shall be so retired until

he has been duly notified by said board of its intention to so

retire him, and he has been heard in opposition thereto: Proproviso.

vided, further, That said board of police commissioners may place on the retired list any person who became totally dis

abled while in the employment of said commissioners prior to Proviso as the passage of this act: Provided further, that the provisions Saginaw. of this act shall apply to any member of the police force of

the cities of East Saginaw and Saginaw city as formerly exist. ing before the consolidation of the same as the city of Saginaw; and in computing the period of service in such case, the length of time served by any member of the police force or other person on the police force of the said cities of East Saginaw and Sag. inaw city, shall be allowed and added to the time said member

has served in the police department of the consolidated city of Further Saginaw: And provided further, That any member of said proviso.

force deeming himself entitled to the benefits of this act, may make a written application to said board of police commissioners for such benefits, and it shall be the duty of said board to hear and determine such application.

Approved June 18, 1903.

to East

(No. 537.]

AN ACT to authorize the fire commission of the city of Detroit

to grant a pension to Cora Hogan.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: Fire commis

SECTION 1. The fire commission of the city of Detroit is slon may grant hereby authorized to grant and pay a pension to Cora Hogan,

widow of Thomas E. Hogan, who, while serving as a member of the fire department of the city of Detroit, contracted a cold, in the year nineteen hundred three, on January seventh, which resulted in his death on January eighteenth, nineteen hundred three, in the same manner and to the same extent as though

the said Thomas E. Hogan had died within one year from di.
rect injuries, as provided in the act to provide for the retire
ment of aged and disabled firemen and for the payment of
pensions to the widows and children of deceased firemen killed
while in the service of the city of Detroit, approved June tenth,
eighteen hundred eighty-five.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved June 18, 1903.

[No. 538.]

AN ACT to amend section nineteen of title six of “An act to

revise and amend the charter of the city of Saginaw” as existing under an act, entitled "An act to annex the territory embraced within the city of East Saginaw to that of the city of Saginaw and to consolidate the city of East Saginaw with Saginaw under the name of the city of Saginaw; to specify and fix the boundaries of the consolidated city; to provide for the assuming and payment of the indebtedness and liabilities of the present cities of East Saginaw and Saginaw, and for the ownership of all their corporate property and rights; to define the corporate rights, powers and privileges of the said city of Saginaw as so consolidated, and to repeal all acts inconsistent herewith, being act number four hundred sixty-five of the Local Acts of eighteen hundred ninetyseven and acts supplementary and amendatory thereof, and to repeal all acts and parts of acts inconsistent herewith."

amended,

The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. Section nineteen of title six of an act, entitled Section “An act to revise and amend the charter of the city of Saginaw” as existing under an act, entitled “An act to annex the territory embraced within the city of East Saginaw to that of the city of Saginaw, and to consolidate the city of East Saginaw with Saginaw under the name of the city of Saginaw, to specify and fix the boundaries of the consolidated city, to provide for the assuming and payment of the indebtedness and liabili. ties of the present cities of East Saginaw and Saginaw and for the ownership of all their corporate property and rights, to define the corporate rights, powers and privilèges of said city of Saginaw as so consolidated and to repeal all acts inconsistent herewith, being act number four hundred sixty-five of the Local Acts of eighteen hundred ninety-seven and acts supplementary and amendatory thereof, and to repeal all acts and parts of acts inconsistent herewith” is hereby amended to read as follows:

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