Statistics Relating to the Saline Interests of Michigan

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W. S. George & Company, state printers and binders, 1881 - Salt industry and trade - 47 pages
 

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Page 33 - Each county shall in like manner be divided into four commissioners' precincts, in each of which there shall be elected, by the qualified voters thereof, one County Commissioner, who shall hold his office for two years, and until his successor shall be elected and qualified.
Page 33 - ... shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by fine not exceeding one thousand dollars or imprisonment in the county jail for not more than one year or by both such fine and imprisonment, and the juvenile court shall have jurisdiction of all such misdemeanors...
Page 35 - ... who uses intoxicating drinks as a beverage ; and any company in whose service any such person shall knowingly be...
Page 36 - ... nor more than one thousand dollars, or be imprisoned in the State prison for a term not less than one nor more than six years, or both, in the discretion of the court.
Page 37 - It shall be the duty of every manufacturer to brand or mark with durable paint every cask or barrel of salt manufactured by him, with the surname at full length of the proprietor or owner of the manufactory at which the same shall have been made, and the initial letters of his Christian name, and if the same shall have been manufactured for a company or association of individuals, he shall mark or brand, in like manner, upon every such cask or barrel, the name by which the company is usually called...
Page 35 - It shall be the duty of the deputy, in each district, to visit, once in each day, Sundays excepted, each salt manufactory in his district, when in operation, and to ascertain if there be therein any salt of bad quality, and such as ought not to pass inspection.
Page 34 - SEC. 7. Each of the deputies appointed by the inspector shall take the oath of office prescribed by the constitution, and shall give bond to the inspector in such sum, and with such sureties as he may approve, conditioned for the faithful performance of his duties as such deputy ; and in case said inspector shall be obliged to pay any sum for the neglect or default or misfeasance of any deputy, he may recover of such, deputy and his sureties on such bond the amount he was obliged to pay, with accruing...
Page 34 - ... and the commissioners so appointed shall take the oath of office prescribed by the constitution, and shall proceed, on receiving at least six days...
Page 5 - The attempt to obtain water possessing qualities suitable for making salt has thus far proved unsuccessful. The report of the State Geologist of January 5, 1842, relative to State salt springs, says that under the joint resolution of March 16, 1841, the contracts referred to were duly confirmed, and the work, which for eighteen months had been resting, had been commenced. At the mouth of Salt river, where the earth-boring was originally estimated at...
Page 3 - On the Tittabawassee river, in Midland county, numerous indications of the existence of brine springs were noticed, extending from near the mouth of Chippewa river as far as I ascended the former stream, being a few miles above the mouth of Salt river. Upon either side of the Tittabawassee river, between, the points noted, small pools of brackish water were observed, as also, occasionally, springs discharging a similar water in small quantities ; and although an examination showed the waters to contain...

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