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[No. 317.]

AN ACT to provide for the appointment of certain officers of the city of Iron Mountain, in Menominee county.

how appointed.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Certain officers, the city marshal, city clerk and street commissioner in the city of Iron Mountain, in Menominee county, shall be appointed by the common council of said city, by the vote of a majority of all the aldermen elect.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 8, 1889.

[No. 318.]

AN ACT to incorporate the village of Mancelona, in Antrim

county.

incorporated.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Territory the following described territory, to wit: The south half of section seventeen and the north half of section twenty in town twenty-nine north, of range six west, in the township of Mancelona, county of Antrim and State of Michigan, be and the same is hereby constituted a village corporate, to be known as the village of Mancelona.

SEC. 2. The first election of officers of said village shall be First election. held at the town hall in said village of Mancelona, on the second. Monday of April, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty-nine, due notice of which election shall be given by the board of registration hereinafter appointed, by posting notices in three public places in said village ten days before said election.

SEC. 3. R. B. Thompson, N. W. Burdick and J. L. Farnham Board of are hereby constituted a board of registration for the purpose of registration. registering voters for the first election to be held in said village; and said board of registration shall meet on the Saturday next preceding said day of election at said town hall and remain in session the same hours required by the board of registration of general elections, and register the names of all persons residing in said village and having the qualifications of voters at annual township meetings, due notice of which registration shall be made by said board by posting notices thereof in three public places in said village ten days previous to said meeting for registration.

SEC. 4. Said village of Mancelona shall, in all things not Governed by herein otherwise provided, be governed and its powers and duties general law. defined by an act entitled "An act granting and defining the powers and duties of incorporated villages," approved April first, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, and the acts amendatory thereto.

Election may be held at other than time

appointed.

SEC. 5. In case said officers are not elected at the time designated in section two of this act, an election for officers may be held at any time within one year from the time designated in said section two, on notice being given as required herein. This act is ordered to take immediate effect. Approved March 8, 1889.

Bonds legalized.

[No. 319.]

AN ACT to legalize certain bridge bonds issued by the county of Bay.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That the bonds of Bay county for seventy-five thousand dollars for bridges across the Saginaw river, authorized by vote of the electors of said county at a special election held on the twentieth day of February, in the year one thousand eight hundred and eighty-eight, be and the same are hereby declared legal and valid, the same as if full thirty days' notice of said election had been given.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 12, 1889.

Board of health authorized to sell certain portion of cemetery.

[No. 320.]

AN ACT to authorize the board of health of the township of Little Traverse, in Emmet county, to sell and convey a portion of the cemetery on section eleven in township thirtyfive north of range six west.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That the board of health of the township of Little Traverse, in Emmet county, be and they are hereby authorized and empowered to sell and convey by proper deeds of conveyance a portion of the cemetery situate on section eleven, in township thirty-five north of range six west, in said township, not to exceed five acres in area, and in such part of said cemetery as said board of health may deem proper, to Henry Joseph Richter of Grand To be used for Rapids; said portion so sold to be used exclusively for cemetery purposes by the grantee named in said deed or deeds of conveyance and his successors.

cemetery purposes.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 12, 1889.

[No. 321.]

AN ACT to detach certain portions of the fourth ward in the city of Pontiac and to form another ward therefrom to be known as the fifth ward of said city, and to provide officers for the said fifth ward, and fix the salaries of the said officers.

detached from

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Territory the fourth ward of the city of Pontiac, in this State, shall here- fourth ward. after comprise the, following described territory, to wit: Commencing at the junction of Saginaw and Huron streets in said city and extending west on Huron street to its junction with Asylum avenue; thence west on Asylum avenue to Elizabeth lake road; thence on Elizabeth lake road to the city limits.

SEC. 2. There shall be formed another ward out of the terri- Fifth ward formed, etc. tory now comprised in the fourth ward of said city not described in the above section, to be known and designated as the fifth ward of the city of Pontiac, and described as follows, to wit: Said fifth ward to comprise all that part of the present fourth ward not described in the above section, and lying south of said limits of said fourth ward as the same are described in the above section.

salary, etc.

SEC. 3. The said fifth ward shall have the like officers as are in Officers of fifth ward. the other wards of said city, who shall be elected and shall hold the terms of their offices in manner as the officers of said other wards are elected and hold their terms of office; which Terms of office, said officers of said fifth ward shall receive the same pay for services and in like manner as the officers of said other wards receive payment for their services: Provided, That the salary of the Proviso. supervisor of said fifth ward shall not exceed the sum of one hundred dollars per year.

of officers of

SEC. 4. The first election of said officers of said fifth ward First election shall be held on the first Monday in April, eighteen hundred and ffth ward, etc. eighty-nine, at the office of the register of deeds in said city, notice of which shall be posted in three of the most public places in said fifth ward, by the board of registration hereinafter appointed, at least ten days previous thereto.

registration.

SEC. 5. Goodman Jacobs, Henry Lianaburry and Joshua W. Board of Bird, residents of said fifth ward, are hereby appointed and constituted a board of registration for the purpose of registering voters for the first election to be held in said fifth ward, who shall upon the Saturday preceding the first Monday in April, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, register the names of all legal Registration. voters of said fifth ward presenting themselves for registration, which place of registration shall be at said register of deeds' office in said city, due notice of which shall be given by said board in manner and time as provided in the preceding section.

election.

SEC. 6. Said Goodman Jacobs, Henry Lianaburry and Joshua Inspectors of W. Bird are hereby appointed inspectors of election of said election to be held in said fifth ward upon said first Monday in April, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, which election shall be held at said register of deeds' office in said city of Pontiac.

Compensation of certain officers.

SEC. 7. The members of said board of registration and said inspectors of election shall each receive for their services while acting in such capacities the same payment for their services, to be paid in the same manner, as members of other boards of registration and inspectors of elections of the other wards in said city are paid for their services.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 12, 1889.

Question of raising $100,000

submitted.

Proviso.

[No. 322.]

AN ACT to provide for the construction and maintenance of stone, gravel, macadamized and other roads in the county of Saginaw, and to authorize said county to issue its bonds therefor.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That to be submitted the board of supervisors of Saginaw county, at the next meeting to electors, etc. thereof, shall submit to the electors of said county, to be voted upon at the next annual election in said county thereafter, the question of raising, by loan upon the bonds of said county the How expended. gum of one hundred thousand dollars, to be expended by said board of supervisors in the construction and maintenance of stone, gravel, macadamized, and other roads in said county, as How question provided in this act. The question of raising said money as and for the purpose aforesaid shall be submitted to the electors of said county and the vote thereon taken and return thereof made as provided in chapter seventeen of Howell's Annotated Statutes of Michigan: Provided, That no action of the board of supervisors of said county shall be necessary before said vote is taken: Further proviso And further provided, That notice of such election shall be given by the sheriff of the county of Saginaw, by publishing a notice thereof in two newspapers of general circulation in said county at least once each week for two weeks successively before the election at which said question shall be submitted, and by posting such notices in three public places in each ward of the different cities of said county, and in three public places in each township in said county at least ten days previous to such election. The sheriff shall make return of the time and manner of giving such notice, which return shall be filed with the county clerk.

as to notice, etc.

Proceedings in case electors

loan.

SEC. 2. If a majority of the electors of said county voting vote in favor of upon the question shall vote in favor of said loan for the purpose expressed in the first section of this act, the said board of supervisors at the next meeting of said board thereafter, shall determine the length of time said bonds shall run and the rate of interest they shall bear, not exceeding five per cent per annum, and shall cause such bonds, with interest coupons attached, to be issued, signed by the clerk and chairman of said board of supervisors as hereinafter provided. Such bonds shall

negotiated, etc.

be negotiated under the direction of said board of supervisors, Bonds, how at not less than the face value thereof, and the money received therefor paid into the county treasury of said county, there to be kept as a separate fund, and to be drawn therefrom and used only in the manner and for the [purposes] purpose mentioned in this act. Such bonds shall each be for the sum of one thousand dollars, and such number thereof shall, from time to time, be signed, issued and negotiated as aforesaid, as the said board of supervisors, from time to time, shall determine to be necessary to pay for the work authorized by this act and by said board determined to be done.

constructed,

SEC. 3. All those portions of the following roads: In district Roads to be number one, the Bay City State road and the Gratiot State road, etc. and what is known as the cross-road to where it intersects the Tittabawassee and Midland State road, thence northwesterly along said road to the south line of the township of Tittabawassee; and in district number two, the Watrousville plank road, so-called, running through the [townships] township of Buena Vista and Blumfield, and the territorial road until it intersects the town line between Bridgeport and Spaulding, and from there south on the town line road, within the county of Saginaw, and not within the corporate limits of the city of Saginaw or the city of East Saginaw, are hereby declared to be, and shall be, and continue to be State roads, and the said county of Saginaw, by its board of supervisors, if the electors of said county shall vote in favor of raising the money therefor as provided in this act, shall have power and is hereby authorized to construct, improve and maintain said State roads, within said county, and also any other roads in said county that may hereafter be declared to be State roads, by causing the same to be graveled, macadamized, constructed of stone, or otherwise improved as said board of supervisors may determine.

Stone road

SEC. 4. In order to provide for the care, maintenance, preserva- districts. tion and extension of said roads the city of Saginaw and the townships of Saginaw, Kochville, Carrollton, Thomastown, Richland, Fremont, Swan Creek and Tittabawassee, in said county, are hereby declared to constitute and be a stone road district to be known as "stone road district number one;" and the city of East Saginaw and the townships of Buena Vista, Blumfield, Spaulding, Bridgeport, Taymouth and Albee, in said county, are hereby declared to constitute and be a stone road district to be known as "stone road district number two;" and the said board of supervisors shall have power from time to time to change the [limits] limit of said stone road districts by adding townships thereto. One-half of the one hundred thousand [dollars] to be raised under this act shall be expended and laid out on the west side of the Saginaw and Shiawassee rivers and west of the west line of the townships of Maple Grove, Albee and Spaulding to the point where said west line crosses the Shiawassee river, and one-half thereof shall be expended and laid out on

Money, where expended.

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