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(b) Upon the filing of said petition, the judge of probate Proceedings shall forthwith notify the members of said board of canvassers petition. created by section eighteen of this act, of the filing of said pétition, and shall, in the notice, appoint a time and place for the board of canvassers to meet, which time shall not be more than twenty-four hours after the filing of said petition, properly verified, and such probate judge shall issue an order causing the ballot boxes to be brought before the board of can. vassers and at a place and a time specified in the order, and a copy of such order shall be served upon the person or persons whose election is to be contested and also upon the officer in whose custody is kept the ballot boxes of said primary, whose duty it shall be to produce said ballot boxes before said board of canvassers at the time and place named in said order. That sections two hundred thirty-four (e), two hundred thirtyfour (f), two hundred thirty-four (g), two hundred thirtyfour (h), of Howell's Statutes, volume three, are hereby made applicable as far as possible to this act. Sec. 23. Any person who shall, while the polls are open Penalty for

electioneerat any polling place on any primary election day, do any ing, use of electioneering in said polling place, or within two hundred money, etc.

. feet of said polling place; any person who shall offer or give to another person any intoxicating liquors, or drink any intoxicating liquors within any such polling place; any person who shall solicit or receive, directly or indirectly by himself or agent any money or promise of place or position or any valuable consideration for his vote or support at any primary election; any person who shall offer any voter any money or reward of any kind, or who shall promise any place or position for the purpose of securing such votes or vote, or support at any such primary election; any person who shall knowingly violate any of the provisions of this act; any person who shall refuse to perform any duty enjoined upon him hereby; any person who shall vote or attempt to vote more than once or in more than one election district at the same primary election; any person who shall solicit another person to vote more than once at said primary election, shall be guilty of a misde meanor. Any person who shall be convicted of any of the acts or omissions which are by this act declared to be misdemean. ors, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars or by imprisonment not exceeding one year or by both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court.

Sec. 24. All acts or parts of acts in anywise contravening Repealing the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved May 28, 1903.

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[No. 503.)

AN ACT to authorize and empower the township board of the

township of Grand Rapids in Kent county to pay such amounts to the residents of said township as said board may determine said residents lost by the killing of sheep by dogs in the year eighteen hundred ninety-eight.

Who to de termine amount.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
SECTION 1. The township board of the township of Grand
Rapids in the county of Kent, is hereby authorized and em-
powered to pay to the residents and citizens of said township,
the amount that the said township board may determine that
the said residents and citizens lost or were damaged by reason
of the killing of the sheep of said residents and citizens of said
township by dogs, during the year of our Lord one thousand
eight hundred ninety-eight. Said sum to be paid out of the
dog fund in the hands of the township treasurer in said town.
ship.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved June 2, 1903.

[No. 504.]

AN ACT to detach certain territory from fractional school

district number three, of the townships of Chickaming and Weesaw, Berrien county, Michigan, and to attach the same to school district number three, of the said township of Chickaming, and to detach certain other territory from said fractional school district, and to attach the same to school district number three of the said township of Weesaw, and to repeal an act, entitled “An act to detach certain territory from school district number three, of the township of Chickaming, Berrien county, Michigan, and from school district number three, of the township of Weesaw, county of Berrien, State of Michigan, and to organize the same into fractional school district number three, of the said townships of Chickaming and Weesaw," approved January thirtieth, nineteen hundred three.

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The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. All that part of section thirteen, town seven south. range twenty west, now included in fractional school district number three, of the townships of Chickaming and Weesaw, Berrien county, Michigan, and also the north half and southeast quarter of section twenty-four in said town seven south, range twenty west, now in said fractional school district, to be detached from said fractional school district num. ber three, of the townships of Chickaming and Weesaw, and are attached to school district number three, of said Chickaming township.

SEC. 2. That section nineteen, the west half of section Idem. twenty, the south half of southwest quarter and the northwest quarter of section seventeen, the south seventy acres of the southeast quarter of section eighteen, the south thirty-six and one quarter acres of southwest quarter of section eighteen, town seven south, range nineteen west, be detached from said fractional school district number three, of the townships of Chickaming and Weesaw, aforesaid, be and are attached to school district number three, of the said township of Weesaw.

Sec. 3. An act, entitled “An act to detach certain terri. Act repealed. tory from school district number three, of the township of Chickaming, Berrien county, Michigan, and from school district number three, of the township of Weesaw, county of Berrien, State of Michigan, and to organize the same into fractional school district number three, of the said townships of Chickaming and Weesaw," approved January thirtieth, nineteen hundred three, is hereby repealed.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved June 4, 1903.

[No. 505.)

AN ACT to create a board of jury commissioners consisting

of five persons for courts of record in the county of Kent.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: Section 1. There shall be a board of jury commissioners Who to for Kent county, consisting of five qualified electors, who shall be appointed by the Governor upon the joint recommendation of the judges of the circuit court for the county of Kent, and the judge of the superior court of Grand Rapids, or, in case said judges can not agree, then on the recommendation of a majority of said judges: Provided, That the said board Proviso. of jury commissioners shall be so constituted that not more than three of the members thereof shall be residents of the city of Grand Rapids. The official terms of the first commissioners Term of office. appointed under this act shall commence on the first day of January, nineteen hundred four, and they shall hold their office for one year, and until their successors are appointed and qualified. The official terms of commissioners subsequently appointed (except appointments to fill vacancies) shall commence on the first day of January in each following year, and they shall hold office for the term of one year, and until their successors are appointed. Appointments to fill vacancies Vacancies, that may occur may be made by the Governor from time to

appoint.

how filled.

(No. 503.)

AN ACT to authorize and empower the township board of the

township of Grand Rapids in Kent county to pay such amounts to the residents of said township as said board may determine said residents lost by the killing of sheep by dogs in the year eighteen hundred ninety-eight.

Who to de termine amount.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
SECTION 1. The township board of the township of Grand
Rapids in the county of Kent, is hereby authorized and em-
powered to pay to the residents and citizens of said township,
the amount that the said township board may determine that
the said residents and citizens lost or were damaged by reason
of the killing of the sheep of said residents and citizens of said
township by dogs, during the year of our Lord one thousand
eight hundred ninety-eight. Said sum to be paid out of the
dog fund in the hands of the township treasurer in said town.
ship.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved June 2, 1903.

[No. 504.]

AN ACT to detach certain territory from fractional school

district number three, of the townships of Chickaming and Weesaw, Berrien county, Michigan, and to attach the same to school district number three of the said township of Chickaming, and to detach certain other territory from said fractional school district, and to attach the same to school district number three of the said township of Weesaw, and to repeal an act, entitled "An act to detach certain territory from school district number three, of the township of Chick. aming, Berrien county, Michigan, and from school district number three, of the township of Weesaw, county of Ber. rien, State of Michigan, and to organize the same into fractional school district number three, of the said townships of Chickaming and Weesaw," approved January thirtieth, nineteen hundred three.

Territory transferred.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. All that part of section thirteen, town seven south. range twenty west, now included in fractional school district number three, of the townships of Chickaming and Weesaw, Berrien county, Michigan, and also the north half and southeast quarter of section twenty-four in said town seven south, range twenty west, now in said fractional school district, to be detached from said fractional school district num. ber three, of the townships of Chickaming and Weesaw, and are attached to school district number three, of said Chicka. ming township.

Sec. 2. That section nineteen, the west half of section Idem. twenty, the south half of southwest quarter and the northwest quarter of section seventeen, the south seventy acres of the southeast quarter of section eighteen, the south thirty-six and one quarter acres of southwest quarter of section eighteen, town seven south, range nineteen west, be detached from said fractional school district number three of the townships of Chickaming and Weesaw, aforesaid, be and are attached to school district number three, of the said township of Weesaw.

SEC. 3. An act, entitled "An act to detach certain terri. Act repealed. tory from school district number three, of the township of Chickaming, Berrien county, Michigan, and from school district number three, of the township of Weesaw, county of Berrien, State of Michigan, and to organize the same into fractional school district number three, of the said townships of Chickaming and Weesaw," approved January thirtieth, nineteen hundred three, is hereby repealed.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved June 4, 1903.

[No. 505.)

AN ACT to create a board of jury commissioners consisting

of five persons for courts of record in the county of Kent.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. There shall be a board of jury commissioners Who to for Kent county. consisting of five qualified electors, who shall appoint.

. be appointed by the Governor upon the joint recommendation of the judges of the circuit court for the county of Kent, and the judge of the superior court of Grand Rapids, or, in case said judges can not agree, then on the recommendation of a majority of said judges: Provided, That the said board Proviso. of jury commissioners shall be so constituted that not more than three of the members thereof shall be residents of the city of Grand Rapids. The official terms of the first commissioners Term of office. appointed under this act shall commence on the first day of January, nineteen hundred four, and they shall hold their office for one year, and until their successors are appointed and qualified. The official terms of commissioners subsequently appointed (except appointments to fill vacancies) shall commence on the first day of January in each following year, and they shall hold office for the term of one year, and until their successors are appointed. Appointments to fill vacancies Vacancies, that may occur may be made by the Governor from time to

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