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ment of such contract in such manner as the said commissioner may prescribe. And when such proof is made to the satisfac

tion of said commissioner, such person shall be entitled to a No farther deed of such land from the State. Persons who have heretopayments on entries here

fore taken up homestead lands under this section, having made tofore made.

the first payment required by this section, and having resided upon and improved the same continuously since they entered

thereupon, are hereby relieved from making any further pay. Money not to ment to the State: Provided, That nothing in this section shall be refunded.

be construed to entitle any person or persons who have heretofore entered such lands to the return of any part of the payments heretofore made by them.

Approved June 2, 1897.

[ No. 241. )

AN ACT to amend section fifteen of act number one hundred

eighty-four of the public acts of eighteen hundred ninety-five, entitled "An act to provide for the inspection of all manufacturing establishments and workshops in this state, and to provide for the enforcement, regulation and inspection of such establishments, and the employment of women and children therein," approved May twenty-second, eighteen hundred and ninety-five.

Section

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That amended.

section fifteen of act one hundred eighty-four of the public acts of eighteen hundred and ninety-five, entitled "An act to provide for the inspection of all manufacturing establishments and workshops in this State, and to provide for the enforcement, regulation and inspection of such establishments, and the employment of women and children therein," approved May twenty-second, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, be and

the same (is) hereby amended so as to read as follows: Commissioner SEC. 15. For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of of Labor to make annual this act the Commissioner of Labor is hereby authorized and inspection of factories.

required to cause at least an annual inspection of the manufacturing establishments or factories in this State. Such inspection may be by the Commissioner of Labor, the deputy commissioner of labor, or such other persons as may be appointed by the Commissioner of Labor for the purpose of making such inspection. Such persons shall be under the control and direc

tion of the Commissioner of Labor and are especially charged Compensa- with the duties imposed, and shall receive such compensation tlon.

as shall be fixed by the Commissioner of Labor, not to exceed three dollars a day together with all necessary expenses. All compensation for services and expenses provided for in this

amount.

to report in

act shall be paid by the State Treasurer upon the warrant of the Auditor General: Provided, That not more than twelve Proviso as to thousand dollars shall be expended in such inspection in any one year: And provided further, That the Commissioner of Commissioner Labor shall present to the Governor on or before the first day spection. of February, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, and annually thereafter, a report of such inspection with such recommendation as may be necessary: And provided further, That in Number of addition to the above amount allowed for expenses, there may printed. be printed not to exceed one thousand copies of such reports for the use of the labor bureau for general distribution. And all printing, binding, blanks, stationery, supplies or map work shall be done under any contract which the State now has or shall have for similar work with any party or parties, and the expense thereof shall be audited and paid for in the same manner as other State printing.

Approved June 2, 1897.

reports to be

[ No. 242. ]

'AN ACT to authorize the Secretary of State to charge fees in

certain cases, to prescribe the amount of said fees, to provide for their transfer to the State treasury, and to repeal all acts and parts of acts contravening the provisions of this act.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That What fees to

be paid. there shall be paid to the Secretary of State the following fees: For filing annual reports of corporations, fifty cents each; for making and certifying to copies of articles of association or other papers relating to railroad corporations, which copies are required to be filed with the Commissioner of Railroads, twenty cents per folio of one hundred words, and twenty-five cents for each certificate attached thereto. Such fees shall be paid by such corporations at the time of filing the original reports in the office of the Secretary of State.

SEC. 2. When, upon demand of the Governor of any other Fee to be paid state or territory, the Governor of this State shall issue a war

upon issuance rant or order to the sheriff of any county to arrest and deliver any person charged with crime in such other state or territory, to the agent appointed by the executive authority making such demand, as provided by law, there shall be paid to the Secretary of State, prior to the making and delivery of such warrant or order, by the agent or person to whom the same is to be delivered, as a fee for making the same, a sum equal to the amount required to be paid in such other state or territory for a like warrant made on demand of the executive authority of this State for the arrest and delivery of any person in such

of warrant.

Proviso as to other states.

state or territory to the authorized agent of this State: Provided, That in case no such fee be charged in such other state or territory then no fee shall be required from the agent of such state or territory as aforesaid. The certified statement of the secretary of state or other proper officer of such other state or territory as to the amount of the fee so charged in such state or territory shall be evidence thereof.

SEC. 3. All fees collected under the provisions of this act shall be paid into the State treasury.

Approved June 2, 1897.

Fees to be paid into State treasury.

[ No. 243. ]

AN ACT authorizing and empowering the trustees of the

Michigan Asylum for the Insane, at Kalamazoo, to erect one building for a physician's residence at the asylum colony farm, known as “Fair Oaks,” and to erect a building in connection with the female department of the Michigan Asylum for the Insane, to be used as a common dining room for female patients, and to make payment for the same out of any surplus moneys in the hands of the treasurer of said asylum.

Board of trus- SECTION 1. T'he People of the State of Michigan enact, That tees authorized to erect the board of trustees of the Michigan Asylum for the Insane dwelling at Kalamazoo, is hereby authorized to erect and construct for house for physician. the use and benefit of the said asylum, on the .colony farm

known as "Fair Oaks,” being a part of the premises of said asylum, a house to be used as a dwelling house for the phy. sician resident at the colony, for a sum not exceeding two thousand five hundred dollars, and to pay for the same out of any surplus money in the hands of the treasurer of said

asylum. Author

SEC. 2. The board of trustees of the Michigan Asylum for ized to erect boilding for

the Insane, at Kalamazoo, is hereby authorized to erect upon dining room, the premises of said asylum, and adjacent to the kitchen of the

female department, a one story building to be used as the com-
mon dining room for female patients, which shall have a
capacity to accommodate not less than two hundred, and shall
cost not more than two thousand five hundred dollars, and to
pay for the same out of the surplus money in the hands of the
treasurer of the said asylum.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved June 2, 1897.

[ No. 244. ]

AN ACT making an appropriation for the general expenses

of the State government, salaries of State officers, expenses of the State departments and expenses of the legislature for the years eighteen hundred ninety-seven, and eighteen hundred ninety-eight, and to provide a tax for the payment of the same.

Section 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That General ap

, there shall be levied upon the aggregate of taxable real and amount or. personal property of the State in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-seven the sum of one million, three hundred and fifty-four thousand, five hundred and seventy-six dollars and twenty-one cents and for the year eighteen hundred and ninetyeight the sum of one million, one hundred and fifty-four thousand three hundred and seventy-five dollars, to be raised by tax, and the same sum is hereby appropriated for the payment of salaries of State officers and other expenses of the State government which are not otherwise provided for for the aforesaid years.

SEC. 2. The Auditor General shall apportion each year Auditor Gen-
the amounts herein directed to be raised among the several tion tas lor.
counties of this State as provided by law for the apportion-
ment of State taxes.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved May 31, 1897.

eral to appor

[ No. 215. ]

AN ACT making appropriation for improvements and repairs

in and about the Michigan State Prison at Jackson. SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Amount ap

propriated. the sum of ten thousand dollars is hereby appropriated out of the general fund to the Michigan State Prison at Jackson for the following named purpose: For general repairs in and about the State Prison.

SEC. 2. The sum appropriated by this act shall be placed to be paid to to the credit of the State Prison at Jackson and be paid to the order of the board of control at such times and in such amounts and manner as is now provided by law.

SEC. 3. The Auditor General shall add to and incorporate To be incorwith the tax for the year eighteen hundred and ninety-seven State tax. (1897) the sum appropriated by this act, to wit: ten thousand dollars, which sum when collected shall be placed to the credit of the general fund.

Approved May 31, 1897.

board of
control.

1 [ No. 246. ]

AN ACT making an appropriation for the Industrial School

for Boys, for current expenses, repairs, improvements, for the years eighteen hundred and ninety-seven (1897) and eighteen hundred and ninety-eight (1898).

ment of

Appropriation SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That amount of.

the sum of sixty thousand dollars ($60,000) for the year eighteen hundred [and] ninety-seven (1897), and the further sum of fifty-nine thousand dollars ($59,000) for the year eighteen hundred and ninety-eight (1898), or so much of such sums as may be necessary, are hereby appropriated to defray the

current expenses of the Industrial School for Boys. For depart- Sec. 2. The further sum of three thousand dollars ($3,000), technology.

or as much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated for the following special purposes:

For the maintenance of the department of technology, one thousand dollars ($1,000), for the year eighteen hundred and

ninety-seven (1897) and one thousand dollars for the year For sidewalks eighteen hundred and ninety-eight (1898); for sidewalks and

feuces, two hundred and fifty dollars for the year eighteen hundred and ninety-seven (1897) and two hundred and fifty

dollars for the year eighteen hundred and ninety-eight; for For painting, painting, papering, etc., two hundred and fifty dollars for the papering, etc.

year eighteen hundred and ninety-seven (1897) and two hun. dred and fifty dollars for the year eighteen hundred and ninety

eight (1898). For boilers Sbc. 3. The further sum of five thousand dollars, or so and water supply. much thereof as inay be necessary, is hereby appropriated for

the purchase of boilers and for a water supply. Auditor Gen- Sec. 4. The Auditor General shall add to and incorporate eral to appor. tion tax for. with the State taxes for the year eighteen hundred and ninety.

seven the sum of sixty-six thousand and five hundred dollars and for the year eighteen hundred and ninety-eight the sum of sixty thousand and five hundred dollars, to be assessed, levied and collected, which sum, when collected, shall be passed to the credit of the general fund to reimburse it for the sum

appropriated by sections one, two, three and four of this act. Additional ap- SEC: 5. The Auditor General shall add to and incorporate

. propriation.

with the State taxes for the year eighteen hundred and ninety-
seven the sum of ninety thousand dollars, and for the year
eighteen hundred and ninety-eight the sum of sixty-four
thousand dollars, to be assessed, levied, and collected as any
other State taxes are assessed, levied and collected, which
sum, when collected, shall be passed to the credit of the gen-
eral fund to reimburse it for the sum appropriated by sections
one, two, three and four of this act.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved May 31, 1897.

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