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the first organization as hereinafter provided, one auditor shall be elected annually at the November election, to fill the vacancy occurring under the provisions of this act; and in case of death or resignation, the supervisors of said county of Wayne shall have pow

er, and they are hereby directed to fill the vacancy ad interim.So As amended that the entire section shall read as follows : “ Section 1. That there

shall be a board of county auditors for the county of Wayne, composed of three persons, who shall be elected at thegeneral election in November next; and after their first organization, as hereinafter provided, one auditor shall be elected annually at the November election, to fill the vacancy occurring under the provisions of this act ; and in case of death or resignation, the supervisors of said county of Wayne shall bave power, and they are hereby directed to fill the vacancy ad interim.

Sec. 2. Section six of said act is hereby amended by striking out ded.

all of said section after the words "section six," and inserting as follows, so that said section as amended, will read : “Section 6. The county auditors shall determine the amount of state and county tax to be raised in each and every year upon the taxable property of said county; and by their clerk report said amount to the board of supervisors on or before their meeting to apportion the same.

Sec. 3. Section ten of said act shall be and is hereby amended by Sec 10 amended. inserting after the word “day," in the second line thereof, the word

“each," and by striking out the word "place,” in the third line of said section, and inserting instead thereof, the word “places,” and by striking out all after the word “ meeting,” in the fourth line of said section, and inserting as follows, to wit: And the accounts for such services and travel, and also all other claims against the county that may be made by any individual holding the said office of auditor, of whatever nature or description, shall be audited by the supervisors of said county, and certificates of the amount so audited and allowed, shall be issued by their clerk in the usual form ; so that said section ten as amended shall read as follows, to wit: - Section 10. The county auditors shall be entitled to receive one dollar and fifty cents per day each, for their services as a board of auditors, and six cents for every mile travelled from their respective places of residence to the place of meeting, and their accounts for such services and travel,

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and also all oilier claims against the county that may be made by any individual holding the said office of auditor, of whatever nature or description, shall be audited by a special board, consisting of the associate judges and judge of probale ofsaid county ; and certificates of the amount so audited and allowed, shall be issued by the county clerk in the usual form.

Sec. 4. Section nine of the act to which this act is amendatory shall be amended by striking out all after the words Wayne coun. ded. ty,” in line fourth to the word “shall,” in line fifth.

Sec. 5. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.
Approved March 19, 1845.

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No. 40.
An Act to provide for laying out a State road from

Victor, in the county of Clinton, to the new mill, so
called, in the same county.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That Joseph Hollister, William Swarthout, and Charles Roberts, be and they are hereby authorized Slate road. to lay out and establish a state road, commencing at the north west corner of section thirteen in town six north of range one west, and running thence on the most direct and eligible route through the Rochester colony to the new mill, so called, on the Maple river, five miles below said Rochester colony, and file so much of the survey of said road in the office of each township clerk through which said road shall pass as is embraced within said town: Provided, That no ex. pense incurred in laying out or establishing said road shall be charged to the state.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and he in force from and after

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No. 41.
An Act to incorporate the Odd Fellows Hall Associa-

tion of the City of Detroit. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Reprsentatives Association of the State of Michigan, That William D. Willson, Benjamin F. incorporat'a

Hall, Adrian R. Terry, John Robinson, jr., Hartford Joy, Asher S. Kellogg, and Charles S. Adams, and all persons who now are or hereafter may become associated with them, are hereby constituted a body corporate by the name of the "Odd Fellows Hall Association of the city of Detroit," and by that name shall have succession, and be capable of taking and holding by gift or grant, or purchasing, holding and conveying by sale, lease or otherwise, any estate, real and personal, necessary for the surposes of said corporation : Provided always, That the said corporation shall not, at any time hold or possess real and personal estate exceeding in value the sum of fifty thousand dollars : Provided also, That the said sum shall be exclusively employed for the object stated in the second section of this act : And also provided, That the said association shall not at any time be empowered to sell or otherwise dispose of their real estate, or any part thereof, without the consent of the Chancellor first had and obtained.

Sec. 2. The object of this association shall be to purchase a site May purchase sito. and to erect thereon a convenient edifice for the accommodation of

library and reading rooms, apartments for natural history, science and the arts, school, lecture and meeting rooms, and to provide for the education of orphan children.

Sec. 3. The government of the said association, and the manageOfficers.

ment of its affairs, and property shall be vested in such officers, and according to such rules and regulations as the by-laws thereot shall from time to time ordain : Provided, That by-laws shall not conflict with any laws of this state, and the constitution of the United States,

and of this state. Legislature.

Sec. 4, It shall and may be lawful for the legislature, at any time to demand a statement of the amount of property, real and personal, belonging to the said corporation, and of the debts due to and from said corporation, and the purposes for which disbursements shall have heen made ; and shall also have the right to authorize one or more

persons to inspect such general accounts in the books of said corporation.

Sec. 5. The said corporation shall possess the general powers gran- Powers, ted to corporations for the purposes mentioned in this act, and in the name of its corporate title may sue and be sued. Sec. 6. The corporators mentioned in this act shall be jointly and

Liability. severally liable for the payment of any debts contracted by such corporation : Provided, The third sub-division of section four of an act to provide for the assessment and collection of :axes, approved March 8, 1943, shall not apply to this corporation.

Sec. 7. The legislature may at any time alter or repeal this act.
Sec. 8. This act shall take effect immediately.
Approved March 19, 1845.

No. 42.
An Act to organize certain townships, to change the

names of certain townships, and for other purpo

ses:

Tuscola.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That all that part of the county of Lapeer designated by the United States survey, as the south half of township number ten north of range number seven east, be, and the same is hereby set off from said county of Lapeer, and attached to the county of Tuscola.

Sec. 2. That all that part of the township of Henrietta, in the Looni. ounty of Jackson, lying south of the Portage river, be, and the same is hereby set off from said township of Henrietta, and attached to the township of Leoni, in said county.

Sec. 3. That the name of the township of Plainfield in the county of Allegan, be, and the same is hereby changed to Gun Plain.

See 4. All that part of the township of Ottawa in the county of Norton. Ottawa, designated by the United States survey thereof as the northeast fractional quarter of section number one, and the north-west fraction of the north-west quarter of section number six, in town. ship number seven north of range number fifteen west, and the north

Gun Plain.

east fractional quarter of section number one, in township number seven north of range number sixteen west, be and the same is hereby set off from said township of Ottawa, and attached to the township of Norton, in said county, and all that part of said county of Otta

wa designated by the United States survey as township number nine Muskego. north of range number fourteen west, (and now part of the town of

Muskego,] be, and the same is hereby set off from said town of Muskego, and attached to the said township of Norton.

Sec. 5. All that part of the county of Ottawa designated by the

United States survey as townships numbered five, six, seven, and Polkton.

eight, north of range number fourteen west, be and the same is hereby organized into a separate township by the name of Polkton, and the first township meeting shall be held at the house of Timothy Eastman, in said township ; that all highway tax hereafter assessed upon the real and personal property situate and belonging on the north side of Grand river, and within said township, shall be laid out and expended for highway purposes, on the north side of said river, and that the highway tax assessed upon the lands and property situate and belonging to the south side of said river, shall be worked and expended on said south side of said river.

Sec. 6. All that part of the county of Clinton designated by the United States survey as township seven north of range four west, now a part of the township of Lebanon, be and the same is hereby organized into a separate township by the name of Dallas, and the first township meeting shall be held at the house of George F. Dutton

in said township. Blooming

Sec. 7. All that part of the county of Van Buren, designated by the United States survey as township number one south of range fourteen west, now a part of the township of Waverly, be, and the same is hereby set off and organized into a separate township by the name of Bloomingdale, and that the first township meeting shall be held at the house of Elisha C. Cox, in said township.

Sec. 8. All that part of the county of Van Buren designated by the United States survey as township number one south of ranges fifteen and sixteen west, now a part of the township of South Haven, be and the same is hereby set off and organized into a separate towuship by the name of Columbnia, and the first township meeting shall

Dallas.

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Columbia.

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