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penses which may have been incurred in the recovering, pres-
SEC. 26. It shall be the duty of the justice of the peace as When may
of violation of
SEC. 28. Whenever any person shall be charged with hav. When to issue ing violated any ordinance of the common council, by which the offender is liable in imprisonment, the justice of the peace of said city, to whom complaint shall be made in writing, and on oath, shall issue a warrant directed to the marshal of the city of Lansing or to the sheriff or any constable of the county of Ingham, commanding him forthwith to bring the body of such before him, to be dealt with according to law; and the marshal or other officer to whom said warrant shall be delivered for service, is hereby required to execute the same in any part of this State, where such offender may be found, under the penalties which are by law incurred by sheriffs and other officers for neglecting or refusing to execute other
Sec. 29. In every civil action or proceeding, except Fees to be garnishment proceedings commenced in said justice court, paidom there shall be paid to said justice by the plaintiff, ment of suits. an entry fee of one dollar and before the trial of any
action or proceeding shall be commenced, such party shall pay a judgment fee of one dollar in cases where the defendant shall not appear and join issue, and two dollars in cases where issue is joined between the parties; but in case of non-suit before commencement of trial no judgment fee shall be required; proceedings in garnishment shall be treated as part of the principal cause and no additional fee shall be required therefor, except when an issue of fact shall be joined in respect to the liability of any garnishee; in such case, a judgment fee of two dollars shall be paid before such trial shall commence. The fees provided in this section shall be in full for all services and proceedings in said cause to and including the issue of an execution upon the judgment therein, and shall be taxed in
favor of the party paying the same if he be the prevailing Jury etc., party in the suit. The jury and officers' fees provided by gen. fees, how paid.
eral law shall be paid in addition to the foregoing fees. For all services and proceedings subsequent to the issuing of an execution or for the purpose of staying proceedings or remov. ing causes to an appellate court, there shall be paid to the said justice the fees provided by law. In all criminal cases where a fine may be imposed it shall and may be lawful to include in the sentence such an amount for costs as would be taxable under the general laws of the State, in justices' courts and all such costs and fees and moneys collected by such justice for or on account of the business of his office, except as herein
otherwise provided, shall be paid over by said justice to the Witness fees. city treasurer as hereinbefore provided. The fees of witnesses
and jurors in criminal cases shall be paid in the same manner as is now provided by law for the payment of such fees by justices in townships, and and all fines imposed by the said justice for the violation of any of the criminal laws of this State, except such as are imposed as costs as aforesaid, shall
be, by the said justice of the peace, paid to the treasurer of Application the county of Ingham as required by law. Except as herein of general
otherwise provided, the general laws of the State with reference to justice courts and justices of the peace shall be applicable to the said justice of the peace and the court held by him.
The said justice of the peace shall have power to and shall apappoint clerk.
point some suitable person to act as clerk of said court who shall receive such salary to be paid monthly, as the common council shall from time to time determine; said clerk shall hold his office during the pleasure of said justice and shall perform such duties in connection with said justice court as the said justice of the peace shall require, and shall be in daily attendance upon said court and shall in criminal cases make such report of the proceedings thereof to the prosecuting attorney of the county of Ingham as is or may be required by
law of justices of the peace in cases brought before them. To present Sec. 30. The justice of the peace shall keep a just and true council account of all fees which by law, he would be entitled to re.
ceive for performing services in criminal cases if such services were not compensated by salary as herein provided, and at
least fifteen days before the regular meeting of the board of
This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
AN ACT to authorize the county of Menominee to issue bonds
The People of the State of Vichigan enact: SECTION 1. The county of Menominee, by its board of super- Bond issue by visors, is hereby authorized and empowered to issue bonds county. upon the faith and credit of said county, and to provide for the payment of the principal and interest thereof by tax upon the taxable property of said county.
Sec. 2. The bonds, the issue whereof is authorized by this How issued, act, shall be issued in sums of five hundred dollars each; shall etc. be executed in the name and for and in behalf of said county and under its seal, by the chairman and clerk of its board of
Rate of interest
to run, etc.
supervisors. Such bonds shall bear interest at a rate not exceeding five per cent per annum, payable annually, which may be evidenced by interest coupons annexed thereto; and the principal and interest of such bonds shall be payable at the
office of the county treasurer of said county, or at such other Amount, term place, or places as the said board shall direct. Said bonds
shall not exceed in the aggregate the sum of forty-five thousand dollars; nor shall any such bond be made payable more
than twenty years from date of its issue. May be ex- Sec. 3. The bonds issued pursuant to this act may be exchanged for outstanding changed at their par value for the bonds of said county now bonds.
outstanding, or, under the direction of said board of supervisors, be sold at not less than their par value; and such bonds so issued and the proceeds arising from any sale thereof shall be applied to the payment and retiring of the bonds of said county now outstanding, and to no other purpose: Provided, however, That at no time shall any bond be sold under the provisions of this act, when the amount of the same together with the amount of the bonds of said county now outstanding and then remaining unpaid, shall exceed in amount, one-half of one per cent of the valuation of said county, according to
the last assessment roll thereof. Tax provided Sec. 4. It shall be the duty of the board of supervisors of
Menominee county to provide by tax upon all of the taxable
This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
AN ACT to provide for three voting precincts in the township
of Baldwin, in the county of Delta.
The People of the State of Michigan enact: Township dj- SECTION 1. The township of Baldwin in the county of Delta vided into precincts.
shall be divided into three voting precincts as follows: SecNumber one. tions one to eighteen inclusive of town forty-one north, range
twenty-two west, sections nineteen to thirty-six, inclusive of town forty-two north, range twenty-two west, and sections one, two, three, four, nine, ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, twenty-one, twenty-two, twenty-three, twenty-four, twenty-five, twenty-six, twenty-seven, twenty
eight and thirty-six, of town forty-one north, range twentyNumber two. three west, shall constitute voting precinct number one. Sec
tions seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty, twenty-nine, thirty, thirty-one, thirty-two, thirty-three, thirty-four, thirty
five in town forty-one north, range twenty-three west and sec-
Sec. 3. The present officers of the township of Baldwin, Who to be who are by law constit ted boards of registration and elec- registration. tion, shall be the boards of registration and election for precincts number one and two of said township of Baldwin. The board of registration for the first election to be held in precinct number three of said township of Baldwin, shall be composed of William Kingsley, Marcille Ashland, Archie Ashland, and the first board of election in said precinct number three shall be John Putvin, William Kingsley, James Ashland.
Sec. 4. It shall be the duty of the township board of the Towaship township of Baldwin to supply the necessary books for regi- ply books, tration and election and the necessary blanks for the return blanks, etc. thereof, to be used in precinct number three.
Sec. 5. The conduct of the elections in the precincts herein Elections, provided for, shall be conducted in accordance with the provis aucted. ion of the general laws for the conduct of election, and the canvass and returns of votes shall be in accordance with the laws governing the canvass and return of votes in the town. ships having more than one precinct.
This act is ordered to take immediate effect.