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Board of Corrections and Charities and Auditor General it is deemed advisable to make the transfers for which provision is hereby made: Provided further, That the board of trustees Proviso as to of the Eastern Michigan Asylum at Pontiac may obtain money obtain. under this section before July one, nineteen hundred five, in such amounts as they may by requisition certify to the Auditor General are necessary for immediate use, which amounts thus advanced shall be deducted from the total amount appropriated when the appropriation becomes available.

Sec. 4. The several sums appropriated by the provisions of How paid. this act shall be paid out of the State treasury to the treasurer of the Eastern Michigan Asylum in such amounts and at such times as the general accounting laws of the State prescribe and the disbursing officer shall render his accounts to the Auditor General thereunder.

Sec. 5. The Auditor General shall incorporate in the State To be incorpotax for the year nineteen hundred five the sum of ten thousand rated in state tax. dollars, and for the year nineteen hundred six the sum of forty thousand dollars, which when collected 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 June 17, 1905.

[No. 322.]

AN ACT to amend section one of act number forty-five of

the public acts of nineteen hundred one, entitled “An act to prevent the practice of mutilating horses, known as docking,” approved April eighth, nineteen hundred one.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

horses tails.

SECTION 1. That section one of act number forty-five of the Section

amended. public acts of nineteen hundred one, entitled “An act to prevent the practice of mutilating horses, known as docking,” be amended to read as follows:

SECTION 1. Whoever shall cut the bone of the tail of any horse Unlawful to dock for the purpose of docking the tail, or whoever shall cause or knowingly permit it to be done upon the premises of which he is the owner, lessee, proprietor or user, or whoever shall assist in or be present at such cutting, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished by imprisonment in the State Penalty. House of Correction not exceeding one year, or by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars nor more than three hundred dollars, in the discretion of the court: Provided, That Proviso as to such cutting of the bone of the tail of any horse for the pur- certificate. pose of docking the tail shall be lawful when a certificate of

a regularly qualified veterinary surgeon shall first be obtained
certifying that such cutting is necessary for the health or
safety of such horse.

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

[No. 323.]

AN ACT to amend sections one, three, four, five and eight

of act number twenty-nine of the public acts of eighteen hundred sixty-nine, entitled “An act to regulate the manufacture, and provide for the inspection of salt,” being sections four thousand nine hundred eleven, four thousand nine hundred thirteen, four thousand nine hundred fourteen, four thousand nine hundred fifteen and four thousand nine hundred eighteen, respectively, of the Compiled Laws of eighteen hundred ninety-seven.

The People of the State of Michigan cnact:

Sections amcnded.

Salt to be inspected.

SECTION 1. Sections one, three, four, five and eight of act number twenty-nine of the public acts of eighteen hundred sixty-nine, entitled “An act to regulate the manufacture, and provide for the inspection of salt," being sections four thousand nine hundred eleven, four thousand nine hundred thirteen, four thousand nine hundred fourteen, four thousand nine hundred fifteen and four thousand nine hundred eighteen, respectively, of the Compiled Laws of eighteen hundred ninety-seven, are hereby amended to read as follows:

SECTION 1. That no salt manufactured or mined in this State, after this act takes effect, shall be sold within or ex

ported from this State until the same shall be duly inspected, Penalty for as provided in this act. Any person who shall violate the proviolation.

visions of this section shall pay, for the use of the people of this State, as a fine, the sum of one dollar for each barrel or portion thereof of salt sold or exported contrary to the provisions of this act. In case any manufacturer or producer of salt shall, knowingly, sell or export, or permit to be sold or exported, salt, contrary to the provisions of this act, he shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable to a fine not exceeding one

thousand dollars or imprisonment in the county jail not exProviso. ceeding ninety days: Provided, That nothing in this act shall

apply to salt packed or purchased and in the hands of pro

ducers or dealers when this act takes effect. Salary of salt

Sec. 4. The inspector shall be entitled to receive an aninspector. Further allowance nual salary of fifteen hundred dollars; he shall also be alfor office, printing, eto,

lowed the further sum of three hundred dollars, annually, for the expenses of providing and furnishing his office and for

expenses.

clerk hire, stationery, books, and printing; and such further sum as he may actually and necessarily expend in traveling, and other expenses, in an amount not to exceed seven hundred dollars per annum, which shall be incurred in the proper discharge of his duties; his deputy shall be entitled to such sums Deputy. in each case as he may approve, not exceeding, in any case, the sum of one hundred dollars per month for the time actually employed: Provided, That such deputy inspectors may be Proviso as to allowed their necessary expenses in addition to the above sum when employed outside their respective districts. All salaries and expenses provided for by this act shall be retained by the inspector out of the money received, under the provisions of section five of this act, and accounted for and paid out by him, as provided by this act, which salaries shall be paid monthly: Provided, That in case the amount of money re- Proviso. ceived for the inspection of salt, according to the provisions of section five of this act, shall not be sufficient to pay salaries and expenses of the inspector and his deputies, as provided for herein, that the amount of such deficiency shall be deducted from said salaries, pro rata to each.

Sec. 5. Each person, firm, company, and corporation en- Fees for gaged in the manufacture or production of salt, or for whom

inspection. any salt shall be inspected, shall, from time to time, as salt is inspected, or offered for inspection, pay on demand, to the salt inspector or the deputy of the district where the salt is inspected, three mills for each two hundred eighty pounds of salt inspected or offered for inspection: Provided, That the Proviso. same may be required by the inspector to be paid in advance: Anul provided further, That but one inspection fee shall be further proviso. paid upon the same salt. In case any person, firm, company, Liability for or corporation shall neglect or refuse to pay such inspection fees. fees on demand at his, their, or its office, manufactory, or mine, the party so refusing, shall be liable in an action therefor, in the name of the inspector, and the certificate of inspection, with the proof of the signature of the inspector or deputy inspector, giving the same, shall be prima facie proof of the liability and the extent of liability of the party so in default; and it shall be lawful for the inspector and his deputy to refuse to inspect salt manufactured at the works, manufactory, or mine so in default, until the amount due is paid. All money received by or paid to any deputy inspector, under this section, shall be forth with paid to the inspector. The Inspector to keep inspector shall keep just and true accounts of all money received under this section, and an account of the amounts received from or paid by each person, firm, company, and corporation engaged in the production of salt, and all other things appertaining to the duties of the office, and the said books and accounts shall always, during office hours, be subject to the inspection and examination of any person who may wish to examine them, and shall be handed over to his successor in office, together with all the money and effects appertaining to said office.

refusal to pay

accounts.

Principal office, SEC. 8. The inspector shall keep a principal office in some where kept.

one of the principal salt producing districts of this state, and the deputy inspector for the district, in which such office is located may occupy the same office. Such office shall be open at all times during business hours. All the books,

records and accounts shall be kept in such office, and each Monthly report deputy inspector shall, at least once in each month, make a of deputy.

written report, by mail or otherwise, to the inspector, of salt inspected by him, during the month, stating for whom, and the quality and quantity thereof. Abstracts of these reports shall be entered in books for that purpose. Said inspector shall, in proper books, keep a complete record and account of all his transactions, and such books shall also be open for the examination of all persons wishing to examine same during office hours.

Approved June 20, 1905.

[No. 324.]

AN ACT to prohibit the taking or catchipg of fish with net

or other device of any kind, except hook and line, from a part of Thunder Bay, Lake Huron, to prescribe a penalty for violations thereof, and to repeal all acts or parts of acts inconsistent herewith.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Unlawful to fish SECTION 1. It shall be unlawful for any person to catch or except with hook take fish of any kind with net, or other device of any kind,

except hook and line, from that part of Thunder Bay in Lake Huron, lying inside, or south and west of a straight line extending from the mouth of Thunder Bay river to the center of Sulphur island; thence south and west to the north and south line between sections twenty and twenty-one in township twenty-nine north, of range nine east, in the State of Michigan, where said line intersects the waters of the said lake, excepting therefrom that part of said Thunder Bay in front of sections two, eleven and twelve in township twentynine north, of range eight east, and sections thirty-four and thirty-five in township thirty north, of range eight east : Provided, That no net or other device of any kind, except hook and line, shall be used by any person to take or catch fish in that part of the waters of said Thunder Bay within onehalf mile of the mouth in any direction of any stream that

discharges its waters into that portion of said Thunder Bay. Penalty for SEC. 2. Any person violating any of the provisions of this violation.

act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction of such offense shall be punished by a fine of not more

Proviso.

than one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail of Alpena county or the Detroit house of correction for not more than ninety days, or by both such fine and imprisonment with costs of prosecution in the discretion of the court.

Sec. 3. Any and all acts or parts of acts in anywise con- Repcaling clause. travening the provisions of this act are hereby repealed. This act is ordered to take immediate effect. Approved June 20, 1905.

[No. 325.]

AN ACT to provide for the submission to the qualified elec

tors, of the question of calling a convention for the purpose of making a general revision of the constitution.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

SECTION 1. At a special election to be held on the first Mon- Question, when

submitted day in April, in the year nineteen hundred six, the question of calling and holding a convention for the purpose of making a general revision of the constitution pursuant to the provisions of section two of article twenty of the constitution, shall be submitted to the electors of the State qualified to vote for members of the legislature. SEC. 2. The election provided for by this act shall be con- Election, how

conducted, etc. ducted in the same manner and by the same officers, and netices of the time and place shall be given as by existing laws provision is made for holding a general election in the State in the month of November in each second year; and the inspectors of election shall make the same canvass, statement and returns, and they are hereby invested with the same powers and authority as are provided by the election laws of this State for a general election. Sec. 3. The Secretary of State is hereby required to certify Secretary of

state to certify the question of the general revision of the constitution to the

question to clerks of the several counties of this State at least fifteen county clerks. days previous to the said election in the same manner as is now provided by law for the certification of constitutional amendments, and to give notice of the same to the sheriffs of Notice to the several counties as provided by law.

Sec. 4. The ballots, upon which the question of the general Ballots to be revision of the constitution shall be submitted to the qualified electors of the State, shall be separate and distinct from any and all ballots containing the names of nominees for public office or relating to amendments to the constitution, and shall be as follows:

sheriffs.

Form.

separate.

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