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To lovest receipts.
Lands ex empt from taxation.
the same shall have once been properly laid out, improved and embellished, according to the plan thereof;
To invest the receipts, to be reserved as aforesaid, in the bonds of the United States, or of the State of Michigan, or of municipal corporations of this State, and to use the income
thereof only for the purposes aforesaid; Issue scrip.
To cause to be issued scrip, or certificates, to each subscriber to the articles of the association, which certificates shall specify the amount paid in to the capital stock by such subscriber. Such scrip shall be personal property, and transferable by the holder thereof, under such regulations as the board of direct ors may adopt: Provided, That no person shall hold, own, or represent, at any one time, the scrip of said association to
exceed one-tenth of the capital thoreof; Make annual To make a report to the annual meeting, of the condition of
the association, and its receipts and disbursements for the previous year.
Sec. 8. All the lands of said corporation enclosed and set apart for cemetery purposes, and all rights of burial therein,
shall be wholly exempt from taxation of any kind whatsoever. No mortgage Sec. 9. No mortgage, or other lien or incumbrance, shall be cated upon executed upon any of the lands of such corporation, actually
used for burial purposes, and no rights of burial upon any mortgaged lands of such corporation shall at any time be
granted or sold by it. Streets, etc.,
Sec. 10. No streets, highways, railways, sewers or canals shall opened with be opened or constructed through the grounds of such corpoboard. ration, without the assent of the board of directors, granted
at a meeting of such board, called for the purpose of consid
ering the propriety of granting such assent. Baloons, etc., Sec. 11. After any such corporation shall have been formed, probibited.
and their cemetery site shall have been purchased, no saloon or place of entertainment shall thereafter be set up or established for the sale of intoxicating drinks, and no sporting festival shall be held within one-fourth of a mile of the entrance to the grounds of such corporation.
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Sec. 12. All grants of rights of burial made by such corpo- Board of diration shall be transferable only upon compliance with such prescribe conditions in reference thereto, as shall be prescribed by the transfer of board of directors.
Sec. 13. The superintendent, landscape gardener, overseer Powers of and watchman, in any cemetery belonging to any corporation ent, gardenformed under this act, shall have the power to summarily arrest and watch any person or persons who shall commit any crime, misdemeanor or depredation, or be guilty of any disorderly conduct upon the grounds of such corporation. Upon any arrest being offender to made by any of said officers or employés of such corporation, before a jug it shall be the duty of the one making such arrest to convey the arrested party to a justice of the peace, or other magistrate of the town in which such cemetery is situated, and make complaint to such magistrate, under oath, as to the nature of the offense committed; and thereapon, if the offense charged is cognizable by a justice of the peace, under the general laws of the State, such justice or other magistrate shall try such person charged with committing said offense; and upon the Punishment conviction of such person, shall render judgment, and inflict such punishment upon such offender, either by fine or imprisonment, or both, as the nature of the case may require, together with the costs of prosecution, as the justice of the peace shall order; but such punishment shall, in no case, exceed the limits fixed by law for the offense charged. In case the offense Proceeding
when offenge charged shall not be cognizable by a justice of the peace, under is not cognithe general laws of this State, then such justice or other mag-such justice. istrate shall examine the accused person, and the proceedings apon such examination shall be such as are prescribed by chapter 194, of the compiled laws of this state.
Sec. 14. No person shall use fire-arms upon the grounds of Use of firaany cemetery owned and enclosed by any such corporation, nor hibited. bant
game therein. No person shall enter into such enclosed cemetery by climbing or leaping over or through any fence or wall around the same, nor direct or cause any animal to enter
Ponally for therein in any such manner. Any person offending against any violating this ach of the provisions of this section, shall be punished by a fine pot
exceeding fifty dollars, or by imprisonment not exceeding three Complaints; months, or by both, in the discretion of the court. All comby whom cognizable. plaints for violating the above provisions, shall be cognizable
by any justice of the peace of the town in which the offense is
committed Acts re- Sec. 15. All acts and parts of acts, inconsistent with tho pealed
provisions of this act, are hereby repealed.
Seo. 16. This act shall take immediate effect.
( No. 13.) AN ACT to require all State boards to make annual reports Stato boards Section 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That all required to
State boards, as now constituted or authorized, or that shall be hereafter constituted or authorized by any law of this Stato, shall make annual reports of their acts and proceedings, up to and including the thirtieth day of November in each year, and
deliver such report to the Secretary of State. Secretary of Sec. 2. It shall be the duty of the Secretary of State to file Stato to publish same.
and preserve such reports in his office, and to cause a sufficient number of copies to be published, so as to furnish the Gov
ernor, and all other State officers, and members of the LegislaGovernor ture with one copy of each report: Provided, That the Governor ompowered to require shall have power to require reports in writing from either of reports.
the State boards, or of any State officer, at any time when, in his opinion, the public good may require it.
Approved February 19, 1869.
[ No. 14.) AN ACT to amend an act entitled "An act to extend aid to the
University of Michigan.” SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Act act number fifty-nine, of the session laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, entitled "An act to extend aid to the University of Michigan," approved March fifteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, be and the same is hereby amended so as to road as follows:
Section. 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Appropriathere shall be appropriated out of the State treasury for the year eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, and for each year thereafter, for the aid and maintenance of the University of Michigan, the sum of fifteen thousand dollars, to be paid by the State How, and to
whom paid Treasurer to the treasurer of the Board of Regents of the University, in like manner as the interest on the University fund is paid the said treasurer of said board; and it is also Fund al
ready accuprovided that the fund already accumulated under the provisions mulated to of act number fifty-nine, of the session laws of 1867, shall in like manner be handed over to the said treasurer of said Board of Regents of the University. Sec. 2. The amount of fifteen thousand dollars for the year special tax
authorized, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, and each subsequent year to ald. thereafter, shall be levied, assessed and collected, as a special tax to provide for the aid to the University provided in this act, at the same time, and in the same manner as other State taxes are levied, assessed and collected.
Sec. 3. This act shall take immediate effect.
( No. 15. ] AN ACT to amend sections one, two, and eleven, of act num
ber one hundred and nineteen, of the session laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, entitled “An act to authorize the Governor of the State of Michigan to seize lands, to be used by the United States for light-house purposes," approved March twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, and to add two new sections thereto, to stand as sections
thirteen and fourteen of said act. Sootions SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That amended.
sections one, two and eleven, of act number one hundred and nineteen, of the session laws of eighteen hundred and sixtyseven, approved March twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, be and the same are hereby amended, so that said
sections when amended shall read as follows: Governor SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That the seize and
Governor of the State of Michigan is hereby authorized and convey lands for light houses
empowered to seize and take possession of any land, for the parpose of conveying the same to the United States for the erection and maintenance of light-houses thereon, not exceeding one hundred and sixty acres for any one light-house, whenever the General Government shall signify its intention to erect and maintain such light-house or houses, by an application to the Governor, accompanied by a plat and description of each site required, as near as the same can be platted and described
without actual survey by the General Government. Governor to Sec. 2. Whenever any such application shall be made to the missioners Governor he shall appoint three commissioners, whose duty it session. shall be, in the name of the State of Michigan, to enter upon Limit of and take possession of any land so platted and described, not
exceeding one hundred and sixty acres for any one light-house, to be erected and maintained within said State, for the purpose
of conveying such land to the United States, for the erection When sor. and maintenance of light-houses thereon, and to cause the same
to be surveyed, and a plat thereof to be made and filed in the Secretary of office of the Secretary of State whenever an actual survey has
not been made by the General Government.
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