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When county treasurer to notify delin. quent taxpayer.

SEC. 61 (a). As soon as the Auditor General's petition,

Sec with a list of delinquent tax lands is filed with the register in chancery under the provisions of section sixty-one of this act and not less than thirty days before the date fixed for the annual tax sale, the county treasurer of each county in this State shall notify the owner or owners of each piece or parcel of land upon which taxes are then delinquent, and which are subject to sale at the next ensuing annual tax sale by mailing to the last known address of such owner or owners, a notice in substantially the form prescribed below. Said notice shall be sent to such owner or owners, directed to their last known postoflice address by registered mail with return receipt demanded, with postage fully prepaid thereon:

Form of notice.

Office of the County Treasurer of

County,
Michigan.
Sir:

You are hereby notified that the annual tax sale of lands for delinquent taxes of nineteen hundred

and prior years for the county of .

will be made at the county treasurer's office of said county at the county seat of said county, on the

... day of May, nineteen hundred

You appear to be the owner of the following descriptions of land upon which taxes appear to be unpaid as below stated.

Description of land:

Amount of delinquent taxes unpaid for the year nineteen hundred

$.....

... If the taxes on the above mentioned lands are not paid by you prior to the date upon which said sale is to be held, then said lands will be sold for the taxes above stated.

Very truly yours,

County Treasurer.

Printed forms, At the time the Auditor General forwards his petition to who to furnish, the register in chancery of each county, he shall also send to

the county treasurer of each county in this State, a sufficient number of printed forms to enable said county treasurer to notify the owners of all lands included in said petition in accordance with the provisions of this section. The cost of mailing the notices herein provided for shall be paid to the county treasurer out of the general or contingent fund of

each county on allowance by the board of supervisors or Proviso. board of county auditors: Prorilled, That failure to receive

or serve such notice shall not invalidate the proceedings taken under the Auditor General's petition and decree of the circuit court, in foreclosure and sale of the lands for taxes.

Approved April 10, 1913.

[No. 53.]

AN ACT to amend section one of chapter six of act number one hundred sixty-four of the Public Acts of eighteen hundred eighty-one, entitled “An act to revise and consolidate the laws relating to public instruction and primary schools, and to repeal all statutes and acts contravening the provisions of this act,” as amended, being compiler's section four thousand seven hundred seventeen of the Compiled Laws of eighteen hundred ninety-seven, as last amended by act number twelve of the Public Acts of nineteen hundred eleven.

amended.

The People of the State of Michigan cnact: SECTION 1. Section one of chapter six of act number one Section hundred sixty-four of the Public Acts of eighteen hundred eighty-one, entitled “An act to revise and consolidate the laws relating to public instruction and primary schools, and to repeal all statutes and acts contravening the provisions of this act," as amended, being compiler's section four thousand seven hundred seventeen of the Compiled Laws of eighteen hundred ninety-seven, as last amended by act number twelve of the Public Acts of nineteen hundred eleven, is hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec. 1. Any school district may, by a majority vote of the School district qualified voters of said district present at an annual meeting manebo recor or at a special meeting called for that purpose, borrow money, and may issue bonds of the district therefor, to pay for a school-house site or sites, and to erect and furnish school buildings. The district board, or board of education, shall How raised. estimate the amount of money necessary to be raised and shall state their estimate in the notices of the annual or special meeting, at which the question of borrowing money and issuing bonds shall be submitted to the people; and at said meeting the voters shall have power to ratify by vote aforesaid the estimate of the district board, or board of education, or to fix a new limit on the amount to be borrowed and for which bonds may be issued : Provided, That no school Proviso, limit. district shall issue bonds for an amount greater than ten per cent of the total assessed valuation of said district nor shall the bonded indebtedness of a district extend beyond the period of fifteen years for money borrowed: Provided further, That Further in all proceedings under this section, the district board and proviso, one person selected by the qualified voters present at said spectors. meeting shall constitute a board of inspectors, who shall cause a poll list to be kept and a suitable ballot box to be used, and the polls shall be kept open at least two hours. The votes shall be by ballot, either printed or written, or partly printed and partly written, and the canvass of the same shall

, etc.

board of in

be conducted in the same manner as at township elections, or as far as the laws governing the same are applicable, and when said laws are not applicable the board of inspectors shall prescribe the manner in which the canvass shall be conducted.

Approved April 10, 1913.

[No. 54.]

AN ACT to amend section eleven of act number one hundred

ninety of the Public Acts of eighteen hundred ninety-one, entitled “An act to prescribe the manner of conducting and to prevent fraud and deception at elections in this State,” being section three thousand six hundred twenty-two of the Compiled Laws of eighteen hundred ninety-seven, as amended by act number two hundred fourteen of the Public Acts of nineteen hundred one.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: Section

SECTION 1. Section eleven of act number one hundred amended.

ninety of the Public Acts of eighteen hundred ninety-one, entitled “An act to prescribe the manner of conducting and to prevent fraud and deception at elections in this State," being section three thousand six hundred twenty-two of the Compiled Laws of eighteen hundred ninety-seven as amended, is

hereby amended to read as follows: Party vig

SEC. 11. It shall hereafter be the duty of the State competter who to mittee of any political party or organization in this State, prepare, etc.

before each election, to prepare and adopt, by engraving or otherwise, a vignette, to be printed at the top of the column of such ballot assigned to such party, as a distinctive and characteristic heading thereto; such vignette shall not be more than one inch and a half square, and in addition to the

device adopted shall set forth legibly the name of such party. Ballot, filing of Proof copies of the ballot shall be placed on file at the office proof copies.

of the county clerk of each county by the board of election commissioners and be open for inspection by the candidates named thereon and by the chairman of each committee furnishing the names of candidates thereon, but by no other person, at least ten days prior to each election, except in the

county of Wayne, where such copies shall be on file at least Candidates to six days prior to each election. At least ten days prior to be furnished

each election a proof copy of the ballot shall be sent by regisproof copy of ballot. tered mail, with return receipt demanded, by the county clerk,

to each candidate whose name appears on said ballot for inspection, at his last known address. And it shall be the duty of the board of election commissioners to correct such errors as may be found therein by such inspection.

Approved April 11, 1913.

[No. 55.]

AN ACT to repeal section fifty-eight of act number one hun

dred seventy-five of the Session Laws of eighteen hundred fifty-one, entitled "An act to provide for holding general and special elections,” being compiler's section three thousand six hundred eighty-three of the Compiled Laws of eighteen hundred ninety-seven.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. Section fifty-eight of act number one hun- Section dred seventy-five of the Session Laws of eighteen hundred repealed. fifty-one, entitled "An act to provide for holding general and special elections,” being compiler's section three thou sand six hundred eighty-three of the Compiled Laws of eighteen hundred ninety-seven, is hereby repealed.

Approved April 11, 1913.

[No. 56.]

AN ACT to amend section one of act number one hundred

seventy-five of the Session Laws of eighteen hundred fiftyone, entitled “An act to provide for holding general and special elections,” being compiler's section three thousand five hundred ninety-five of the Compiled Laws of eighteen hundred ninety-seven.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. Section one of act number one hundred sev- Section enty-five of the Session Laws of eighteen hundred fifty-one, amended. entitled “An act to provide for holding general and special elections," being compiler's section three thousand five hundied ninety-five of the Compiled Laws of eighteen hundred ninety-seven, is hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec. 1. A general election shall be held in the several General electownships and wards of this State, on the Tuesday succeed. tion, when

held. ing the first Monday of November, in the year eigliteen hundred fifty-two, and on the Tuesday succeeding the first Monthere shall be elected so many of the following officers as are to be chosen in such years respectively, that is to say: A Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, State Officers Treasurer, Auditor General, Attorney General, Commissioner of the State Land Office, electors of president and vice president of the United States, representatives in congress, the

elected.

senators and representatives in the State Legislature, and the following county officers, viz.: Judges of probate, sheriffs, clerks, treasurers, registers of deeds, prosecuting attorneys, and such other officers as may by law be required to be elected at such general election.

Approved April 11, 1913.

[No. 57.]

AN ACT making an appropriation to pay the actual rail

road fare, or transportation, to the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg, to be held at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July one, two and three, nineteen hundred thirteen, of all union or confederate soldiers of the civil war, who were present and participated in the said battle and who are at present and have been residents of the State of Michigan for six months prior to January one, nineteen hundred thirteen, and to provide a tax to meet same.

Amount and purpose.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. The sum of twenty thousand dollars, or as much thereof as is necessary, is hereby appropriated from any moneys in the State treasury, not otherwise appropriated for any other purpose, the same to be paid out by the State Treasurer upon the warrant of the Auditor General, to be expended under the direction of the Governor of the State, for the purpose of paying the actual railroad fares or transportation to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and return, to attend the fiftieth anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg, to be held on July one, two and three, nineteen hundred thirteen, of all old union and confederate soldiers who took part, or were members of organizations taking part, in said battle of Gettysburg, and now reside in the State of Michigan, and have been residents of the State of Michigan six months prior to January one, nineteen hundred thirteen.

Sec. 2. The Governor of this State is hereby empowered to appoint a commission consisting of three veterans of the civil war, who shall serve without pay, except their actual expenses to Gettysburg and return; the said commission shall at once after the passage of this act, proceed to carry the same into effect. They shall look up the records and proofs of each applicant and satisfy themselves beyond a doubt that they were present and took part or were members of companies taking part in the battle of Gettysburg. Also they are to make arrangements with the railroads for the lowest possible rate, the actual necessary expenses of

Governor to appoint commission.

Duties of

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