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[No. 23.)

AN ACT to secure greater publicity concerning proposed

amendments to the constitution.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

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Constitutional SECTION 1. That whenever proposed constitutional amendments, secretary of state amendment or other question is to be submitted to the electo give notice of, tors of the State for popular vote, the Secretary of State effect of proposed.

shall duly prepare concise statements, setting forth the pur

port, nature and effect of the proposed amendment, or other How given. question, and shall three times send copies of said statements

to the several daily and weekly newspapers published in the State of Michigan, no less than sixty, thirty and fifteen days respectively, prior to the election, with a request that

said papers give as wide publicity as possible to said proCopics of state- posed amendment, or other questions. And he shall also ments to be sent furnish each county and city clerk in the State at least

ten copies of such statement for each voting precinct in their Statements to be respective counties or cities. Each county or city clerk in the posted at polling State shall furnish the board of election inspectors of each places.

voting precinct in their respective counties or cities, such statements of not less than ten copies, to be posted by such board of election inspectors in a conspicuous place in the room of holding such election and such statements shall be furnished to the inspectors of election in the following languages, namely: Two copies each of Holland, German, Polish and four copies of English. Such statements shall be furnished the election inspectors at least five days before

the election. No charge for Sec. 2. Publication of any matter by any paper under the publication.

provisions of this act, shall be without expense or cost to
the State of Michigan.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 20, 1905.

[No. 24.]

AN ACT to amend sections one and two of act number one

hundred sixty-six of the public acts of nineteen hundred one, entitled "An act to define the legal qualifications of kindergarten, music and drawing teachers in the State," and to add a new section to said act to be known as section three.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

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SECTION 1. Sections one and two of act number one hun- Sections dred sixty six of the public acts of nineteen hundred one, entitled "An act to define the legal qualifications of kindergarten, music and drawing teachers in the State," are hereby amended so as to read as follows, and a new section is hereby added to said act to be known as section three, the present section three to be know as section four: SECTION 1. Any person who is a graduate of any kinder Kindergarten

teacher, who may garten training school, whose course of study is approved be granted cerby the Superintendent of Public Instruction of this State, and who holds also a teacher's certificate or a diploma from a reputable college of the State, or from a high school having a four years' high school course, may be granted a kindergarten certificate by said Superintendent of Public Instruction, and such person holding such certificate shall be considered a legally qualified kindergarten teacher; and any dis. How paid. trict board shall be authorized to pay such teacher for kindergarten instruction from the same fund, and in the same manner, as other teachers are now paid. Sec. 2. Any person who has finished a course of at least Music teacher,

who eligible. two years in music in the University of the State of Michigan, or in any of the State normal schools, or in any college incorporated under the general laws of the State; and any person who has finished a course of at least one year in draw. Drawing teacher. ing in any of the aforesaid institutions, or in any other institution whose course of study is acceptable to the Superintendent of Public Instruction and who shall present to said Superintendent of Public Instruction a statement from the proper authorities of the institution certifying to the fact of the completion of the required amount of work, may be granted respectively a music teacher's certificate or a drawing teacher's certificate; and any person holding such certificate shall be considered a legally qualified teacher in the subject named in the certificate; and any district board, or board How paid. of education, shall be authorized to pay such teacher for instruction in music or in drawing from the same fund and in the same manner as other teachers are now paid: Pro- Proviso. rided, That cities organized under special law or charter and maintaining kindergarten training schools, having a three

years' course, shall be exempt from the provisions of this

act. Music teacher's

Sec. 3. Any person who has finished a course of at least certificate; who to pass examina- two years in music under a private instructor, and who shall tion for

pass an examination satisfactory to the musical director of any State normal school in Michigan, may be granted a music teacher's certificate as provided in section two hereof.

Approved March 20, 1905.

[No. 25.]

AN ACT to amend section ten of act number one hundred

ninety of the public acts of eighteen hundred ninety-one, approved July three, eighteen hundred ninety-one, entitled "An act to prescribe the manner of conducting and to prevent fraud and deception at elections in this State," as amended, the same being compiler's section number three thousand six hundred twelve of the Compiled Laws of eighteen hundred ninety-seven.

The People of the State of Michigan cnact:

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SECTION 1. Section ten of act number one hundred ninety amended.

of the public acts of eighteen hundred ninety-one, approved July three, eighteen hundred ninety-one, entitled "An act to prescribe the manner of conducting and to prevent fraud and deception at elections in this State," the same being compiler's section number three thousand six hundred twelve of the Compiled Laws of eighteen hundred ninety-seven, is hereby

amended to read as follows: Board of election SEC. 10. The said board of election commissioners shall commissioners, duty of.

cause to be printed on the ballot the names of the candidates

nominated by the regularly called conventions of any party, State, district and and it shall be the duty of the State, district or county com

mittee of each political party to forward to the chairman of mittees.

the said board of election commissioners of each county in the State, not less than twenty days prior to any such election, a copy of the vignette adopted by them and the names of all candidates nominated at any regularly called convention at which candidates for any of the offices mentioned in section one of this act shall be nominated, and no other

names, unless authorized and instructed by said convention, Wayne county

except that in the county of Wayne such county and dis

trict committees shall perform such duty not less than ten Who to certify

days prior to any such election. All the names of parties

so nominated shall be certified to by the chairman and secProviso, as to retary of the respective committees: Provided, That it shall printing of names.

be unlawful for said board of election commissioners to cause

committees.

names.

to be printed in more than one column on the ballot the name of any candidate who shall have received the nomination by two or more parties or political organizations for the same office, except persons running for the office of circuit judge in the tenth judicial circuit, the same comprising the county of Saginaw. Any person so receiving the nomina- Nominee of two

parties, to specify tion for the same office by two or more parties or political choices organizations, except persons running for the office of circuit judge in the tenth judicial circuit, the same comprising the county of Saginaw, shall, within five days after his name has been certified to said election commission as having been nominated by two or more political parties for the same office, give notice to the board of election commissioners of each county in the State, if said nomination be for a State office, and to the board of election commissioners of each county in the district, if said nomination be for a congressional, judicial or legislative office, and to the board of election commissioners of the county, if such nomination be for a county office, specifying in such notice the column of which' party or political organization on the ballot he wishes his name to be printed, and said board of election commissioners shall print the name of such candidate in such column on the ballot so specified by him, and in no other column. Such

How notice given. notice shall be given to said election commissioners by delivering the same either in person or by depositing the same in the post office, in a sealed envelope, with postage prepaid, directed to the chairman of such board of election commissioners at the county seat of the respective counties, except that in the county of Wayne such notice shall be given by In Wayne county. a nominee for a county, judicial or legislative office, within said county, within three days after his name has been so certified as having been nominated by two or more political parties: Provided further, That in case any such candi- Further proviso, date so nominated by two or more parties or political or fails to give ganizations for the same office, and whose name shall have notice. been certified by the chairman and secretary of the committees of such parties or political organizations to said board of election commissioners within the time and as above provided, except persons running for the office of circuit judge in the tenth judicial circuit, the same comprising the county of Sag. inaw, shall refuse or neglect to give notice to said board of election commissioners, as above provided, and within the time above named, specifying in which column on the ballot he wishes his name to be printed, then and in such case said column, where board of election commissioners shall cause his name to be name printed. printed in the column of the party or political organization, from the chairman and secretary of whose committee said board of election commissioners shall have first received notice of such person's nomination for said office, and said board of election commissioners shall not cause the name of such person to be printed on the ballot as a candidate for the same office in any other column. All the provisions of this Districts affected.

section shall apply to all city, village and township elections
held in this State, except that the notice herein required to be
given by a candidate shall be given by him to the proper board
of election commissioners within two days after his name
has been so certified as nominated by two or more political
parties for the same office, but this section shall not be
construed as conflicting with act number one hundred nine-
ty-four of the public acts of eighteen hundred ninety-one.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 20, 1905.

Not to conflict with certain act.

[No. 26.]

AN ACT making an appropriation for the Western State

Normal School, for the fiscal year ending June thirty, nineteen hundred five, to meet a deficiency in the current expense appropriation for the fiscal year ending June thirty, nineteen hundred five, and to provide a tax for the same.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Proviso as to advance payment.

Appropriation, SECTION 1. There is hereby appropriated for the Western amount of.

State Normal School, for the fiscal year ending June thirty, nineteen hundred five, the sum of sixteen thousand one hundred eight dollars, for the purpose of meeting a deficiency in the current expense appropriation for the fiscal year ending June thirty, nineteen hundred five: Provided, That the State Board of Education may obtain money under this section before July one, nineteen hundred five, in such amounts as they by requisition may certify to the Auditor General are necessary for immediate use, which amounts thus advanced shall be deducted from the total amount appropriated by this

act, when the appropriation becomes available. To whom paid. Sec. 2. The amount appropriated by the provisions of

this act shall be paid out of the State treasury to the treasurer of the State Board of Education, at such times and in such amounts, as the general accounting laws of the State prescribe; and the disbursing officer shall render his account to

the Auditor General thereunder. To be incorpo- Sec. 3. The Auditor General shall incorporate in the rated in state tax. State tax for the year nineteen hundred five the sum of six

teen thousand one hundred eight dollars, which, when col-
lected, shall be credited to the general fund to reimburse the
same for the money hereby appropriated.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 22, 1905.

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