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Who deemed juvenile disorderly persons.

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Truant officer to make com

parent or guardian for

graded schools, or any department of their graded schools, as said board of education may direct.

(4851) Sec. 5. The following classes of persons between the ages of eight and fourteen years, and in cities between the ages of seven and sixteen years, shall be deemed juvenile disorderly persons, and shall, in the judgment of the proper

school authorities, be assigned to the ungraded school or To be classified schools as provided in section four of this act: Class one,

habitual truants from any school in which they are enrolled as pupils; class two children who, while attending any school, are incorrigibly turbulent, disobedient or insubordinate, or are vicious or immoral in conduct; class three, children who are not attending any school and who habitually frequent streets and other public places, having no lawful business, employment or occupation,

(4852) SEC. 6. It shall be the duty of the truant officer, in plaint against case of a violation of this law, within one week after having

given the notice to the parent or guardians as specified in secneglect of duty. tion three, to make a complaint against said parent, guardian

or other person having the legal charge and control of such child, before a justice of the peace in the city, village or township where the party resides, except in cities having recorder's: or police court, for such refusal or neglect; and said justice of the peace, police judge, or recorder's court shall issue a warrant

upon said complaint and shall proceed to hear and determine Penalty upon

the same, and upon conviction thereof said parent, guardian or other person, as the case may be, shall be punished according to provisions of section three of this act. It shall be the duty of all school officers, superintendents or teachers, to render such assistance and furnish such information as they have at their command, to aid said truant officer in the fulfillment of his official duties.

(4853) Sec. 7. When, in the judgment of school boards of plaint to be made against primary and township school districts or the superintendent juvenile disor

of city schools and the truant officer, it becomes certain that all legal means have been exhausted in their attempts to compel the attendance at school of a juvenile disorderly person, the truant officer shall, in case the person in parental relation to the child neglects or refuses to do so, make a complaint against such juvenile disorderly person before a court of competent jurisdiction that said child is a juvenile disorderly person as described in section five of this act. The justice of the peace or court shall issue a warrant and proceed to hear such complaint; and if said justice of the peace or court shall determine that said child is a juvenile disorderly person within the meaning of this act, then said justice of the peace or court shall

thereupon, and after consultation with the county agent of Boys to be corrections and charities, sentence such child, if a boy, to the

industrial school for boys at Lansing for a term not extending industrial school for boys. beyond the time when said child shall arrive at the age of

seventeen years unless sooner discharged by the board of con


When com

derly persons.

Justice of the peace to issue warrant.

committed to

home for

trol of said industrial school for boys; or, if a girl, to the indus- Girls to industrial home for girls at Adrian, for a term not extending beyond girls. the time when said child shall arrive at the age of seventeen years, unless sooner discharged by the board of control of said industrial home for girls: Provided, however, That such sen- first offense. tence shall, in case of the first offense, be suspended.

C. L. '57, 1313.-C. L. '71, 1631.—How. 1593. Sec. 8 repeals "all acts or parts of acts conflicting with the provisions of this."

Proviso as to


An Act to prevent CRIME and PUNISH TRUANCY.

Act 162, 1883, p.
175; app. June
6; Eff. Sept. 8.


(11765) SECTION 1. That every boy between the age of ten and sixteen years, or any girl between the age of ten and seventeen years, who shall frequent or be found lounging about What children, saloons, disreputable places, houses of ill fame, or who shall or disorderly be an inmate or resident or a member of a family who reside in any house of ill fame, or conduct any other disreputable place, or who shall frequent other rooms or places where dissolute and disreputable people congregate, or where intoxicating liquors are kept for sale, or who shall, against the command of his or her parents or guardian, run away or wilfully absent himself or herself from the school he or she is attending, or from any house, office, shop, firm or other place where he or she is residing or legitimately employed with labor, or who shall against such command of his or her parents or guardian for any immoral, disorderly or dishonest purposes be found lounging upon the public streets, highways or other public resorts or at places of amusement of dissolute or improper character, or who shall against any such command for any such disorderly or dishonest purpose attend any public dance, skating rink, or show, shall be deemed guilty as a truant or disorderly child.

How. 9315c.-Am. 1895, p. 341; App. May 22; Eff. Aug. 30; Act 183.--Am. 1897, p. 398; App. June 2; Eff. Aug. 30; Act 265.

(11766) SEC. 2. Upon the complaint upon oath and in writ. Who to make ing made before any justice of the peace, police justice or other criminal magistrate by the parent or guardian, or other person knowing of the facts of his own knowledge, that any girl between the age of ten and seventeen years, or that any boy between the age of ten and sixteen years, or by the supervisor of any township, or mayor of any city, or president of any village, and in any city of over eight thousand population by the chief of police, mayor, or other person knowing of the facts of his own knowledge, that such minor has been guilty of any of the acts specified in section one of this act, such justice of the peace, police justice* or other criminal magistrate, shall issue a warrant for the arrest of such minor, and upon conviction such minor, if a boy, may be sentenced by such Term of senjustice of the peace, police justice* or criminal magistrate, to



Proviso as to approval of sentence.

the Industrial School for Boys at Lansing, and if a girl, to the Industrial Home for Girls at Adrian, boys until eighteen years of age, and girls until twenty-one years of age, unless sooner discharged according to law: Provided, That no person or persons shall be sent to said Industrial School for Boys or to the Industrial Home for Girls until the sentence therein has been submitted to and approved by one of the judges of the recorder's court of the city of Detroit, or judge of the superior court of the city of Grand Rapids, or any circuit judge* or probate judge of the county in which such conviction shall be had.

Note.--*Italics indicate amendments made by Act No. 75, Laws of 1899.

How, 9315d.-Am. 1897, p. 104; App. Apr. 28; Eff. Aug. 30; Act 96. This amendment was cut off by the one immediately following.-Am. 1897, p. 398; App. June 2; Eff. Aug. 30; Act 265. Sec. 3 repeals “all acts and parts of acts in anywise contravening the provisions of this act.”

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(11767) SEC. 3. The same proceedings shall be had upon the trial of any person charged with being guilty of any of the offenses mentioned in section one of this act before the justice before whom such person is brought as are had in trials for misdemeanor, as far as the same are applicable, and the state agent for the care of juvenile offenders of the county wherein such offenders may be on trial shall have authority and take the same action in the premises as is provided by act number one hundred and seventy-one of the session laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-three of this state.

How. 9315e.


(From this chapter we quote only such sections as relate to the election, powers, and duties of SCHOOL INSPECTORS.)

Annual meeting.

Officers to be elected.

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(2275) SEC. 8. The annual meeting of each township shall he held on the first Monday in April in each year, and at such meeting there shall be an election for the following officers: one supervisor, one township clerk, one treasurer, one school inspector, one commissioner of highways, so many justices of the peace as there are by law to be elected in the township, and so many constables as shall be ordered by the meeting, not exceeding four in number.

C. L. '57, 500.-C. L. '71, 643.--Am. 1875, p. 36; App. March 20; Act 42.--Am. 1881, p. 155; App. May 19; Eff. July 1; Act 158.-How. 677.

ANNUAL MEETINGS: Annual meetings and general elections distinguished.---People v. Knight, 13 / 424. Annual meting held outside of township.-Id.

OFFICERS: The regulation of township affairs, legally concerning none but the people of the town, cannot be lawfully vested in any officers imposed upon the town from without.-Hubbard v. Springwells, 25 / 153, 156. See People v. Hurlbut, 24 / 44; Att’y Gen. v. Lothrop, 24 7 235; Park Commrs. v. Common Council, 28 / 228; Att'y Gen. v. Common Council, 29 / 110; Youngblood v. Sexton, 32 / 416, 417; Allor v. Wayne Auditors, 43 / 98.

(2276) SEC. 9. Each of the officers named in the last pre- chosens by

Officers to be ceding section, shall be chosen by ballot, and before proceed- ballot. ing to choose the officers hereinafter directed to be chosen at such meeting.

C.L. '57, 501.-C. L. '71, 644.-How. 678. As to the last clause, see Section 2309.

(2283) SEC. 13. Each school inspector elected as aforesaid Term of otlice shall hold his office for two years from that time and until his of school in

spectors successor shall be elected and duly qualified, except when elected or appointed to fill a vacancy, in which case he shall Vacancy. hold the office during the unexpired portion of the regular term: Provided, That in the year eighteen hundred eightytwo one additional school inspector in each township shall be elected for the term of one year: Provided further, That the township superintendent of schools and school inspectors, now in office shall continue to act as school inspectors, and said superintendent of schools shall continue to act as chairman of the board of school inspectors until the school inspectors provided for by this act shall have been elected and duly qualified and shall enter upon the duties of their respective offices.

C. L. 57, 505.-C. L. '71, 648.-Repealed 1875; p. 38; App. Mar. 20; Act 42.-Restored and Am. 1881, p. 155; App. May 19; Eff. July 1; Act. 158.—How. 684a.

to fill

(2285) SEC. 15. Each township officer elected at a special Officers elected meeting to fill a vacancy, shall hold his office during the then unexpired portion of the regular term of the office, and no longer, unless again elected.

C. L. '57, 507.-C. L. '71, 650.—How. 686.


(2374) SEC. 95. The following township officers shall be Officers com entitled to compensation at the following rates, for each day actually and necessarily devoted by them to the service of the township, in the duties of their respective offices, to be verified by affidavit, whenever required by the township boards:

First, The officers composing the township board, board of registration, board of health, inspectors of election, clerks of the poll, commissioners of the highways and school inspectors, one dollar and fifty cents per day, and at the same rate for parts of days;

Second, The township clerk, as clerk of the board of commissioners of highways, of the township board, and of the board of school inspectors, one dollar and fifty cents per day, and at the same rate for parts of a day; but no township officer shall be entitled to pay for acting in more than one capacity at the same time.

C. L. '57, 587.-Am. 1967, p. 234; App. Mar. 27; Act 179.-C. L. '71, 741.-How. 774. ECORSE TOWNSHIP: Act 343 of 1897 provides salaries for certain officers in Ecorse township, Wayne county, as follows: Supervisor, $600; township clerk, $300; highway commissioner, $300; each justice acting on the township board, $50.


Act 117, 1855, p. 268; app. Feb.

An act to incorporate TEACHERS' ASSOCIATIONS.


form corporation.

Notice to be

(7730) SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, Fifteen or more Any fifteen or more teachers, or other persons residing in this

state, who shall associate for the purpose of promoting education and science, and improvements in the theory and practice of teaching, may form themselves into a corporation, under

such name as they may choose, providing they shall have pubpublished.

lished in some newspaper printed at Lansing or in the county in which such association is to be located, for at least one month previous, a notice of the time, place, and purpose of the meeting for such association, and shall file in the office of the Secretary of State a copy of the constitution and by-laws of said association.

C. L. '57, 2046.-C. L. '71, 3152.-How. 4385.

May hold property.

Restrictions upon its use.

(7731) SEC. 2. Such association may hold and possess real and personal property to the amount of five thousand dollars; but the funds or property thereof shall not be used for any other purpose than the legitimate business of the association in securing the objects of its corporation. C. L. '57, 2047.--C. L '71, 3153.-How. 4386.

Privileges and liabilities of corporations.

(7732) SEC. 3. Upon becoming a corporation as hereinbefore provided, they shall have all the powers and privileges, and be subject to all the duties of a corporation, according to the provisions of chapter fifty-five of the revised statutes of this state [Chap. 130, compiled laws of 1871), so far as such provisions shall be applicable in such case and not inconsistent with the provisions of this act. C. L. '57, 2048.-C. L. '71, 3154.-How. 4387. Chap. 55 referred to is Sections



Act 131, 1875, p.
158; app. April
27; eff. Aug. 3.
moneys” de.

An Act to provide for the safe keeping of PUBLIC MONEYS. (1197) SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That all moneys which shall come into the hands of any officer of the state, or of any officer of any county or of any township, school district, highway district, city, or village, or of any other municipal or public corporation within this state, pursuant to any provision of law authorizing such officer to receive the same, shall be denominated public moneys within the meaning of this act.

How. 423.

As to county treasurers, see Perley v. Muskegon Co., 32 / 132.
Sections 2539 and notes.

See also

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