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Council may order special election.

of act three of the public acts of eighteen hundred and ninetyLaws govern- five, being an act entitled "An act to provide for the incoring election. poration of villages within the State of Michigan, and defining their powers and duties." The village council shall have power to order a special election, or to submit said question at any regular election hereafter to be held, when it may by said village council be deemed necessary to carry out the provisions of this act, and the proceedings had at such an election shall be the same as at a regular election held within said village, except those electors voting for said loan shail have written or printed, or partially written and partially printed, on their ballots the words, "To bond the village of Harbor Springs for the purpose of repairing, altering or extending its electric light plant: Yes." And those voting against the loan shall have written or printed, or partially written and partially printed, on their ballots, "To bond the village of Harbor Springs for the purpose of repairing, altering or extending its electric light plant: No."

Form of ballot.

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SEC. 3. If such loan shall be authorized by a two-thirds vote of the electors voting therefor, said bonds may be issued in such sums, not exceeding the amount hereinbefore stated, and payable at such time and with such rate of interest, not exceeding six per cent per annum, as the village council may direct, and such bonds shall be signed by the president of said village and countersigned by the clerk of said village, and negotiated by and under the direction of said village council for a sum not less than their par value, and the money aris ing therefrom shall, under the direction of the village council, be applied for the purpose for which such money was raised, and for no other purpose; and said village council shall have power, and it shall be their duty to raise by tax upon the taxable property of said village such sum or sums as shall be sufficient to pay the amount of said bonds, and interest thereon when the same shall become due.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved February 8, 1901.

May contract for power, etc.

[No. 279.]

AN ACT to enable the village of New Baltimore, of the counties of Macomb and St. Clair, to bond itself for the purpose of furnishing and equipping the said village with suitable electric light for the purpose of lighting the public

streets.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

SECTION 1. That it shall be lawful for the village of New Baltimore, of the counties of Macomb and St. Clair, to enter into a contract with any individual, firm or corporation that

will agree to furnish it with suitable and satisfactory electric power for the purpose of lighting the streets of said village.

to purchase

SEC. 2. The said village is hereby authorized and empow- Empowered ered to purchase and place in position such poles, wires, equipment. insulators, lamps and other equipment necessary to properly equip and furnish its streets with a good and suitable electric light and to connect said poles and wires with the electric power plant of any individual, firm or corporation that it may make, or shall have made, a contract with for that purpose.

SEC. 3. The common council of said village are hereby May bond village. authorized and empowered to bond the said village for the purpose of raising the money necessary to defray the expense authorized in section two of this act.

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SEC. 4. The said bonds shall be issued in compliance with Laws to the provisions of chapter eighty-seven of the compiled laws Bond issue. of eighteen hundred ninety-seven, relative to the incorporation of villages, under which said act the village of New Baltimore is incorporated.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved February 8, 1901.

[No. 280.]

AN ACT to legalize and make valid certain bonds heretofore issued by the village of New Baltimore, Michigan.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Issuing of

bonds for electric lights,

SECTION 1. That the action of the village of New Baltimore, in the counties of Macomb and St. Clair, and State of Michigan, and the action of the village council and other legalized. village officers thereof in voting to issue the bonds of said village, aggregating the sum of two thousand dollars, for the purpose of establishing and operating electric lights in the said village, the said village council voting that said bonds should be dated January one, nineteen hundred and one, said bonds to be issued in denomination of five hundred dol- Denomination, interest, lars, payable in ten years from the date of the bonds, bearing etc. interest at the rate of four per cent. per annum, payable annually, the issue of which said bonds was authorized by a vote of more than two-thirds of the qualified electors of said village of New Baltimore voting at a special election duly called and held on Saturday, the third day of November, A. D. nineteen hundred, together with all acts of the legislature Acts of of the State of Michigan relating to the issue of bonds, be legislature and the same are hereby ratified, confirmed and legalized with like force and effect as if said village had at the time of

confirmed.

Valid obligations.

the vote of the said village council voting the issue of said
bonds due, full and legal authority to issue the same, and
that the said bonds shall be held to be and are hereby made
valid and binding obligations of said village of New
Baltimore.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved February 8, 1901.

Who to have control of

abstract books.

Supervisors may appoint superíntend

ent.

Duty of superintend

ent.

To give bonds.

Salary, who may fix.

[No. 281.]

AN ACT to provide for the control by the board of supervisors of Jackson county of certain classified index or abstract books, and for the making and maintenance thereof, and for the use thereof by the public.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

SECTION 1. That the classified index or abstract books of the county of Jackson now and hereafter prepared under resolution of the board of supervisors of said county shall be under the control of said board of supervisors, who shall provide for the care, custody and use thereof for the mainte nance and continuance thereof and the use thereof by the public under the provisions of this act.

SEC. 2. The said board of supervisors shall have the power of appointing a superintendent for the purpose of caring for and maintaining and having the custody of said books, such superintendent when so appointed to hold his office during the pleasure of said board, provided that except in case of incapacity or continued absence from the State no incumbent of said office shall be displaced unless by the vote of twothirds of the members elect of said board of supervisors.

SEC. 3. It shall be the duty of said superintendent to securely keep said books, and maintain and continue the same by promptly entering therein in its proper place every deed, mortgage, assignment, release, discharge, levy, lis pendens, or other instrument or proceeding affecting real estate, necessary to keep said book complete and to perform such other duties with respect thereto, as said board of supervisors may prescribe.

SEC. 4. Said superintendent before entering upon the duties of his office shall give bonds in an amount to be fixed by said board for the proper performance of the duties of such office, and to account for the moneys coming to his hands by reason thereof, such bond to be approved as said board may direct.

SEC. 5. Said board may have the power to fix the salary of said superintendent and to provide offices and proper safes or vaults for the secure keeping of said books, and for

register of

the use of said superintendent in the performance of his
duties, and it shall be the duty of the register of deeds of said Duty of
county to furnish the said superintendent all proper facili- deeds.
ties for the use of the record and files thereof in the perform-
ance of his duties hereunder.

certain

SEC. 6. The use of said books by the public shall be sub- Use of books ject to such rules therefor as said board of supervisors shall to be subject prescribe, and they shall prescribe the schedule of fees for rules. such use, and the public shall be entitled at all times to such abstracts, searches, certificates and information as may be furnished by said books upon compliance with the rules so adopted and the payment of the fees so prescribed by the board of supervisors therefor.

to report

SEC. 7. The committee of said board, having charge of Committee said abstracts, shall at each regular meeting of the board moneys of supervisors report the said doings in the premises and the received. amount of all moneys received by said superintendent of abstracts arising out of the use thereof, which said moneys Moneys to be shall be by said superintendent covered into the county county treasury of said county, vouchers to be given said superin- treasury. tendent by the county treasurer therefor.

covered into

not to be

SEC. 8. Said county of Jackson or said abstracter shall Abstracts not in any manner guarantee the correctness of any abstracts guaranteed. of title furnished by said abstracter in behalf of said county or any information furnished concerning the condition of title to any lands in said county, and said county shall not be held liable for damages caused by any error in any abstract of title furnished by said abstracter or furnished by said county in any manner, or for any error in information furnished concerning the condition of title to any lands in said county.

county officers

SEC. 9. It shall be the duty of the officers in control of Duty of the various county offices of said county to furnish such pro- relative to per facilities for the use of the records and files of their re- records, etc. spective offices as may be necessary for the proper making and maintenance of said index or abstract books by the addition of current entries therein and each of said officers shall upon request furnish to said superintendent, room for a desk and reasonable facilities for his use in respect to the provisions of this section: Provided, That like facilities for the Proviso. examination of said original files and records shall be afforded, at each of said offices, to all persons, firms and corporations, desiring to make such examinations, and to make pencil notes therefrom.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved February 14, 1901.

To give bonds.

Amount of.

[No. 282.]

AN ACT to provide for the giving of bonds by the county road commissioner in and for the county of Manistee.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

SECTION 1. That the county road commissioner in and for the county of Manistee shall within ten days after his election, take, subscribe and file with the county clerk the oath of office required by the constitution of this State and shall also within the same time execute and file with such clerk a bond to the county in the penal sum of three thousand dollars, with two or more sureties to be approved by the board of supervisors of said county, conditioned for the faithful discharge of the duties of his office.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved February 14, 1901.

Territory detached.

New district.

[No. 283.]

AN ACT to detach certain territory from school district numiber eight of the township of Hastings, Barry county, Michigan, and from school district number seven of the township of Castleton, Barry county, Michigan, and to organize the same into fractional school district number two of the townships of Hastings and Castleton.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

SECTION 1. That the south half of section thirteen, the southeast quarter of section fourteen, the northeast quarter of section twenty-three and the north half of section twentyfour, in town three north, range eight west, be detached from school district number eight of the township of Hastings, and that the south half of section eighteen, the southwest quarter of section seventeen and the west half of the southeast quarter of section seventeen, and all that part of section nineteen lying north of Thornapple lake, and the north half of section twenty be detached from school district number seven of the township of Castleton and that said foregoing described territory be erected and organized into and known as fractional school district number two of the townships of Hastings and Castleton, the same to be organized in the same manner as school districts under the general law, whose boundaries are determined by the board of school inspectors.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved February 15, 1901.

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