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qualified. The legislature may provide for the election of more than one circuit judge in the judicial circuit in which the city of Detroit is or may be situated, and in the judicial circuit in which the county of Saginaw is or may be situated, and in the judicial circuit in which the county of Kent is or may be situated, and in the judicial circuit in which the county of St. Clair is or may be situated. And the circuit judge or judges of such circuits, in addition to the salary provided by the constitution, shall receive from their respective counties such additional salary as may from time to time be fixed and determined by the board of supervisors of said county. And the board of supervisors of each county in the Upper Peninsula, and in the counties of Bay and Washtenaw and the county of Genesee in the Lower Peninsula, is hereby authorized and empowered to give and to pay the circuit judge of the judicial circuit to which said county is attached, such additional salary or compensation as may from time to time be fixed and determined by such board of supervisors. This section as amended shall take effect from the time of its adoption.

And be it further resolved, That said constitutional amendment shall be submitted to the people of the State at the election to be held on the first Monday in April in the year nineteen hundred five, and that the Secretary of State is hereby required to certify the same to the clerks of the several counties, and give notice of the same to the sheriffs of the several counties of this State, and the said sheriffs of the several counties of the State shall be required to give notice of the same to the several townships and wards in said State, in the manner required by law, and the inspectors of election in the several townships and cities of this State shall prepare a suitable box for the reception of the ballots cast for or against said amendment, and the said amendment shall be printed upon the official ballot used at said election as provided by law, as follows: “Amendment to the Constitution relative to Circuit Courts, affecting only the County of Genesee. Yes.” “Amendment to the Constitution relative to Circuit Courts, affecting only the County of Genesee. No.” Such ballots, so prepared, shall be sent out by said board of election commissioners at the same time and in the same manner as the ballots to be used at said general elections. And it shall be the duty of the board of election inspectors, at each voting precinct in this State, to see to it that each elector is furnished with a ballot relative to such proposed amendment, at the time that he is furnished with a general ballot and such elector shall return his ballot thereon to the election inspectors, who shall place the same in the box provided for that purpose. All votes cast therefor shall be taken, counted, canvassed and returned as provided by law for the election of State officers.

This joint resolution is ordered to take immediate effect.

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[No. 3.]

JOINT RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the constitution of

this State, by so amending section ten of article ten as to provide for a board of county auditors for the county of Genesee.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives, of the State of Michigan, That the following amendment to the constitution of this State be and the same is hereby proposed, that is to say, that section ten of article ten of said constitution be amended to read as follows:

ARTICLE X.

Sec. 10. The board of supervisors, or, in the counties of Saginaw, Jackson, Washtenaw, Kent, Wayne and Genesee, the board of county auditors shall have the exclusive power to fix the compensation for all services rendered for and to adjust all claims against their respective counties, and the sums so fixed and defined shall be subject to no appeal.

And be it further resolved, That said constitutional amendment shall be submitted to the people of the State at the election to be held on the first Monday in April in the year nineteen hundred five, and that the Secretary of State is hereby required to certify the same to the clerks of the several counties, and give notice of the same to the sheriffs of the several counties in this State, and the said sheriffs of the several counties in this State shall be required to give notice of the same to the several townships and wards in said State, in the manner required by law, and the inspectors of election in the several townships and cities of this State shall prepare a suitable box for the reception of ballots cast for or against said amendment, and the said amendment shall be printed upon the official ballot used at said election, as provided by law, as follows: “Amendment to the constitution providing for a board of county auditors for the county of Genesee,-Yes." "Amendment to the constitution providing for a board of county auditors for the county of Genesee,-No.” Such ballots, so prepared, shall be sent out by said board of election commissioners at the same time and in the same manner as the ballots to be used at said general election. And it shall be the duty of the board of election inspectors, at each voting precinct in this State, to see to it that each elector is furnished with a ballot relative to such proposed amendment, at the same time that he is furnished with a general ballot, and to inform such elector of the nature and purpose of it, and each elector shall be required on coming out of the booth and tendering his vote to the inspectors of election, to produce and hand to such inspectors the ballot relating to such amendment, who shall place the same in the box prepared for that purpose. All votes cast therefor shall be taken, counted, canvassed and returned as provided by law for the election of State officers.

This joint resolution was ordered to take immediate effect.

[No. 4.]

JOINT RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to section nine, article

fourteen of the constitution of the State of Michigan, to provide for the improvement of the public wagon roads.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the following amendment to the constitution of the State of Michigan be, and the same is hereby, proposed and submitted to the people of the State, that is to say, that section nine of article fourteen of said constitution be amended so as to read as follows:

Sec. 9. The State shall not be a party to, nor interested in, any work or internal improvement, nor engaged in carrying on any such work except in the improvement of or aiding in the improvement of the public wagon roads and in the expenditure of grants to the State of land or other property: Provided, howerer, That the legislature of the State, by appropriate legislation, may authorize the city of Grand Rapids to issue its bonds for the improvement of Grand River: And be it further resolved, That the said proposed amendment be submitted to the electors of this State at the general election to be held the first Monday in April in the year nineteen hundred five; that the Secretary of State is hereby required to certify this proposed amendment to the clerks of the several counties of the State, as required by section three thousand six hundred twenty-four of the Compiled Laws of eighteen hundred ninety-seven. The several county clerks shall at once, upon receipt of such certified amendment, convene the board of election commissioners of such county, and the said board shall forthwith prepare a ballot for the use of the electors desiring to vote upon said amendment, which shall be substantially in the following form: At the top of each ballot shall be printed in bold faced type the words: “Vote on the amendment to the constitution relative to the State aiding in the improvement of the public wagon roads." Then shall follow :

Amendment to the constitution relative to the State aiding in the improvement of the public wagon roads, (Yes).

Amendment to the constitution relative to the State aiding in the improvement of the public wagon roads, (No).

Such ballots, so prepared, shall be sent out by said board of election commissioners at the same time and in the same manner as the ballot to be used at said general election. And it shall be the duty of the board of election inspectors at each voting precinct in this State to see to it that each elector is furnished with a ballot relative to such proposed amendment at the same time that he is furnished with the general ballot, and to inform such elector of the nature and purpose of it, and each elector shall be required, on coming out of the booth and tendering his vote to the inspectors of election, to produce and hand to such inspectors the ballot relating to such amendment, who shall place the same in the box prepared for that purpose.

All votes cast therefor shall be taken, counted, canvassed and returned as provided by law for the election of State officers.

This joint resolution was ordered to take immediate effect.

[No. 5.]

JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing and empowering the State Board

of Agriculture to reimburse members of the volunteer fire department of the State Agricultural College for losses incurred by fire February eleventh, nineteen hundred five.

WHEREAS, It appears that at the time of the destruction of Wells Hall at the Agricultural College by fire February eleventh, nineteen hundred five, certain students belonging to the volunteer fire department of that institution left their own property to be destroyed and faithfully performed their duties in endeavoring to save the property of the State, and

WHEREAS, The members of said fire department serve without pay and have no insurance to make good their losses;

Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the State Board of Agriculture is hereby authorized to take such sum not exceeding one hundred fifty dollars, as may be needed from the general fund of the Agricultural College to reimburse the members of the volunteer fire department for losses incurred by the burning of Wells Hall on said date.

This joint resolution is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 23, 1905.

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[No. 6.]

JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing the Michigan Andersonville Monu

ment Commission to compile, print, illustrate and bind one thousand copies of their report.

WHEREAS, The Michigan Andersonville Monument Commission was appointed to carry out the provisions of act number forty-three of the public acts of the State of Michigan for the year nineteen hundred three; and

WHEREAS, The Commission have come into possession of the names, company, regiment, date of death and number of the graves of seven hundred thirty-five Michigan soldiers who died and were buried at Andersonville, which list has never been compiled and printed in Michigan, and which the Commission propose now to make a part of their report;

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the Michigan Andersonville Monument Commission be and are hereby authorized to compile, print, illustrate and bind one thousand copies of their report, forty copies to be furnished to the Commission, one copy each to Department Headquarters Grand Army of the Republic and Adjutant General's office of the State of Michigan, one copy to each person who attended the unveiling of the monument at Andersonville, the balance to be placed in the hands of the Adjutant General of the State of Michigan to be distributed as follows: One copy to the widow of any soldier so buried at Andersonville, if she be living; or if she be dead, then to his father, if he be living; if he be dead, then to the mother of any such person, if living; or if she be dead, then to his eldest child, if living, and if not, then to the nearest living relative.

Further resolved, That the Board of State Auditors are hereby authorized and empowered to pay, out of any moneys not otherwise appropriated, all bills pertaining to publishing said report (when counter signed by George W. Stone, secretary of the commission.) The amount appropriated and expended shall not exceed three hundred thirty-five dollars.

This joint resolution is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 30, 1905.

[No. 7.]

A JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing the Auditor General of the State

of Michigan to deed to the village of Sand Lake in Kent county, Michigan, a certain parcel of land described as lot ten, block eight, of the village of Sand Lake, for village purposes.

WHEREAS, A parcel of land described as lot ten, block eight, of the village of Sand Lake in Kent county, Michigan, has been sold to the State of Michigan for State, county, village and other taxes, for the years eighteen hundred eighty-three to eighteen hundred ninety-eight, and returned delinquent for other years; and

WHEREAS, Said lot is vacant property and the ownership thereof not known to the officers of said village and it is desired to obtain possession of the said property for village purposes; therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the Auditor General of the State of Michigan is hereby authorized, empowered and directed upon the payment by said village of the sum of twenty-five dollars, to deed said lands to the village of Sand Lake, for the sole use and benefit of said village without power of sale.

This joint resolution is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved April 5, 1905.

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