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laws of the State prescribe, and the disbursing ofl‘icer shall render his accounts to the Auditor General thereunder.

SE0. 8. The Auditor General shall incorporate in the Tax clause. State tax for the fiscal year ending June thirty, nineteen hundred twelve, the sum of sixty-two thousand five hundred 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 April 25, 1911.

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AN ACT to provide for the employment of prison labor on State account at the State House of Correction and Branch of the State Prison in the Upper Peninsula, to provide for the sale and disposition of the manufactured product; to define the duties of the warden and board of control of said prison in relation thereto; to make an appropriation for the fiscal year ending June thirty, nineteen hundred twelve, to carry into effect the object and pur-_ poses of this act and to provide a tax to meet the same.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

SECTION 1. There is hereby appropriated out of any State account money in the State treasury, not otherwise appropriated, “‘1' for the fiscal year ending June thirty, nineteen hundred twelve, the sum of sixty-two thousand five hundred dollars, for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this act, and shall constitute a “State account fund,” to be disposed of in such manner as is herein provided.

SEC. 2. The warden and board of control at the State Purpose. House of Correction and Branch of the State Prison in the Upper Peninsula, are hereby empowered, authorized and directed, at a cost not to exceed the sum hereby appropriated, to use, purchase, erect, equip and maintain buildings, machinery, boilers and equipment which may be necessary for the manufacture of goods, wares and merchandise on State account, and to purchase new material to be used in the manufacture of said goods, wares and merchandise as herein provided, and for the purpose of carrying, handling and marketing the manufactured product until disposed of according to the provisions of this act, and to provide for such other expenses as may be incurred under rules and regula~ tions prescribed by said board of control: Provided, That Provisosaid warden and board of control of the said prison shall have authority to engage and appoint such superintendents,

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mechanics, agents, assistants and employes as shall be nec~ essary to proceed with the erection and operation of said plant, whose duties shall be prescribed by said warden and board of control; the compensation of such appointees shall be fixed by said board of control and shall be paid from the fund herein designated as the State account fund.

Sec. 3. All moneys derived from the sale of the manufactured product shall be collected by the warden, who shall monthly pay the same into the State treasury on or before the fifteenth of the following month, to the credit of the State account fund created by this act, accompanying said report by a schedule showing the amount received from each person, giving the name and residence of such person. It is hereby made the duty of the State Treasurer of the State of Michigan to carry as a separate account upon the books of his ofiice, said State account fund, and all accounts and iteins pertaining thereto, which fund shall be used for the payment of warrants drawn upon the same by the Auditor General, as required by the warden and board of control of said State House of Correction and Branch of the State Prison in the Upper Peninsula: Provided, That when such State account fund shall exceed the sum of one hundred thousand dollars, the warden and board of control of said prison may use such excess, or as much thereof as is needed, for the purchase of such additional machinery as they may deem necessary, or for the construction of additions to the plant or equipment thereof. '

SEC. 4. Upon the installation of said plant, the said warden of the said prison shall enter into a good and sufficient bond to the people of the State of Michigan in the penal sum of fifty thousand dollars, conditioned for, the faithful performance of such additional duties devolving upon such officer as are herein prescribed, and to faithfully and promptly account for and pay over all moneys which come into his possession from the sale of the manufactured product of the said plant for use in the purchase of raw material, and from all other sources, which. bond shall be approved by the Governor and filed with the Secretary of State.

SEC.‘ 5. The price of the goods, wares and merchandise manufactured at the State House of Correction and Branch of the State Prison in the Upper Peninsula as herein provided for, shall be fixed by the warden and board of control of such prison, which shall continue to be the price for the season, unless it shall become evident to the warden and said board of control that the price established is such that it would prevent the sale of the product, or such that the State would not receive a fair price, in which case a change in price can be made at any meeting of said board of control thereafter held, and the output of said plant shall be sold at such times and places and in such manner as the said warden and board of control of said prison shall determine to be for the best interests of the State: Provided, That the citizens of this State shall have the preference in purchasing said product of said plant: Provided further, That when any of said goods, wares or merchandise shall be sold to any person, firm or corporation on credit, the claim of the State for the price thereof shall be a claim preferred against the property, money and effects of the debtor and shall have priority over the claims of all other creditors.

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SEC. 6. The warden and board of control of said prison may use, build and remodel buildings, and purchase such materials and machinery as shall be necessary to fully equip said plant for its successful operation within the limit of the amount provided for by this act.

Sec. 7. The several sums appropriated by the provisions of this act shall be paid out of the general fund in the State treasury t0 the warden of the State House of Correction and Branch of the State Prison in the Upper Peninsula, at such time and in such amounts as the general accounting laws of the State prescribe, and the disbursing officer shall render his accounts to the Auditor General thereunder.

SEC. 8. The Auditor General shall incorporate in the State tax for the fiscal year ending June thirty, nineteen hundred twelve, the sum of sixty-two thousand five hundred 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 efiect.

Approved April 25, 1911.

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AN ACT to authorize and permit the board of control of the Michigan School for the Blind to grant and convey to the city of Lansing real estate for street purposes in said city.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

SECTION 1. The board of control of the Michigan School for the Blind,‘upon such terms and conditions as to it shall seem proper, is hereby authorized and permitted to grant and convey to the city of Lansing the following real estate, the property of the State of Michigan, viz: Beginning twenty rods east of Logan street and thence running east to the west line of Moore’s subdivision, parallel to and adjoining a twenty foot alley of Englewood Park addition, being a part of the northeast quarter of the southeast quarterof section eight, township four north, range two west, for the purpose of widening an alley of said city and thereby creating out of said alley a public street fifty feet in width: Provided, That said land shall revert to the State of Michigan whenever said city shall cease to use the same for such street purposes.

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SEC. 2. Any money consideration received by the board of control of said school for the grant and conveyance mentioned in section one of this act shall be paid to the State Treasurer and the same charged to the general fund of the State of Michigan.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.

Approved April 25, 1911.

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AN ACT to amend sections seven and'eight of chapter nine of act number two hundred eighty-three of the public acts of nineteen hundred nine, entitled “An act to revise, consolidate and add to the laws relating to the establishment, opening, improvement, maintenance and use of the public highways and private roads, the condemnation of property and gravel therefor; the building, repairing and preservation of bridges; setting and protecting shade trees, drain~ age, cutting weeds and brush within this State, and providing for the election and defining the powers, duties and compensation of State, county, township and district highway offi‘cials.” '

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

SECTION 1. Sections seven and eight of chapter nine of act number two hundred eighty-three of the public acts of nineteen hundred nine, entitled “An act to revise, consolidate and add to the laws relating to the establishment, opening, improvement, maintenance and use of the public highways and private roads, the condemnation of property and gravel therefor; the building, repairing and preservation of bridges;

setting and protecting shade trees, drainage, cutting weeds

and brush within this State, and providing for the election and defining the powers, duties and compensation of State, county, township and district highway officials,” are hereby amended to read as follows: .

SEC. 7. Whenever any owner of any timbered land, not less than forty acres, shall wish to have a temporary highway laid out, he may in writing make application'to the commissioner of highways of the proper township for that purpose, who shall proceed to lay out such temporary highway in all respects as provided by law in relation to laying out public highways, except as hereinafter provided.

Sac. 8. When any such application shall be made the commissioner of highways of the township in which such road is to be located shall immediately certify the same to the township board of said township and the highway commissioner, and such township board shall at once proceed to view the premises described, and if the said highway commissioner and the township board shall determine that said highway is nec— essary for the purpose of removing the timber from such lands they shall certify the same under their hands and at the same time shall fix and determine the length of time that such highway shall be necessary and shall state such time in the record, and at the expiration of such time said highway shall cease: Provided, That no logging railroad shall be laid Pwilifm .1 out or established in, upon or along any such temporary $51,nghighway, except that during the ten years after the passage of this amendment permission may be given by the commissioner of highways to lay out and establish such logging railroad, but such railroads shall not be operated or maintained after ten years from the passage of this amendment. Approved April25, 1911.

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AN ACT to provide for the transfer of an unexpended balance of a special appropriation for a new roof and approach to the training school building of the Central Michigan Normal School to the fund appropriated for installing a men’s lavatory in the normal schoBl building.

The People of tIieYState of Michigan enact:

SECTION 1. The sum of two hundred seventy-three dollars Transfelrto seventy cents, an unexpended balance of a special appropria- speclal und' tion for a new roof and approach to the training school building of the Central Michigan Normal School under the provisions of act number one hundred fifty of the public acts of nineteen hundred nine, is hereby transferred and made available to_ the special fund appropriated under the provisions of the same act for installing a men’s lavatory in the normal school building, and when so transferred the said sum may be expended for special purposes under the provisions of the accounting laws of this State. '

Approved April 25, 1911. '

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