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PROTECT ON AGAINST THE ACTION OF WATER.
$ 1. Authorizes corporate authorities of § 3. Proceeds of the sale of bonds to be towns having parks fronting on lakes
used in erecting break-waters. to issue bonds.
§ 4. Taxing powers. § 2. How issued; rate of interest; limit of
time. An Act to authorize the issue of bonds to raise funds for the protection
of public parks from waste by the action of water. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That in all cases where a public park, or a portion of one, fronting on the shore of a lake, lies in any town, the supervisor and assessor of which have been heretofore declared to be corporate authorities, such supervisor and assessor may, from time to time, authorize the bonds of said town to be issued to an amount including existing indebtedness of such town, so that the aggregate indebtedness of such town shall not exceed five per centum on the value of the taxable property therein, to be ascertained by the last assessment for State and county taxes previous to the issue, from time to time, of such bonds, such issue not to exceed in the aggregate the sum of three hundred thousand dollars; such authority shall be in writing, signed by the supervisor and assessor of said town, a copy of which shall be filed with the county clerk, and another copy shall be filed with the commissioners of such park, to be by them recorded in their record of proceedings of their board.
§ 2. Such bonds shall be issued when authorized by the corporate authorities of the town as aforesaid, in the name of said town, by the commissioners of said park, to be signed by the president and treasurer and countersigned by their secretary, with his seal of office affixed. They shall bear interest at the rate of not exceeding five per centum, payable semi-annually, and the principal shall be pay. able at such time as may be determined, not exceeding twenty years.
§ 3. The commissioners of said park may sell said bonds, and the proceeds thereof shall be used exclusively for the erection of a break-water or sea-wall along the shore of said lake, for the purpose of preventing the waste of land by the action of the water of said lake.
$ 4. In addition to the amount of money authorized to be raised by taxation on the property of such town for the payment of any other debt contracted by the park commissioners, falling due during the next year, and for the improvement and maintenance and government of said park during the next succeeding year, the supervisor of said town shall also add the amount of interest payable on said bonds during the next year thereafter, and also a sum sufficient to pay and discharge the principal of said bonds within twenty years from the time of issuing the same.
APPROVED June 14, 1887.
STREETS LEADING TO.
8:1. Amends section 2, act of 1879, as amend by, act of 1885, by prohibiting park commis
sioners from levying taxes, on abutting.property for the subsequent care, mainten
ance and repair of such streets. An Act to amend section two (2) of an act entitled “An act to enable
park commissioners or corporate authorities to take, regulate, control and improve public streets leading to public parks, to pay for the improvement thereof, and in that behalf to make and collect special assessment or special tax on contiguous property," approved and in force April 9, 1879, as approved June 27, 1885.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section two (2) of an act entitled “An act to enable park commissioners or corporate authorities to take, regulate, control and improve public streets leading to public parks, to pay for the improvement thereof, and in that behalf to make and collect special assessment or special tax on contiguous property," approved and in force April 9, 1879, as
, approved June 27, 1885, be and the same is hereby amended só as to read as follows:
“Section 2. That such park commissioners or such corporate authorities as are by law authorized to levy taxes or assessments for the maintenance of such parks shall have power to improve, maintain and repair such street or streets in such manner as they may deem best, and for that purpose they are hereby authorized to pay for the improvement thereof, and from time to time to levy or cause to be levied and collected a special tax or assessment on contiguous property abutting upon such street so improved for a sum of money not exceeding the estimated cost of such first improvement or improvements as shall be ordered and estimated by such board of park commissioners but not for any subsequent care, maintenance or repair thereof; and to that end such board or corporate authorities shall have all the power and authority now or hereafter granted to them respectively, relative to the levy, assessment and collection of taxes or assessments for corporate purposes. And such special tax or assessments as are hereby authorized may be divided into not exceeding four annual installments bearing interest at the rate of six per cent. per annum from the date of confirmation until paid; and the assessment or installments thereof shall be collected
and enforced in the same manner as is provided by law for the collection and enforcement of other taxes or assessments for, or on account of such corporate bodies or boards as aforesaid, so far as the same are applicable.”
APPROVED June 16, 1887.
STREETS LEADING TO.
§ 1. Authorizes park commissioners to $ 2. Condemnation of land for such purwiden street selected to an uniform
pose. width of 100 feet.
§ 3. Taxation to pay damages. An Act to enable park commissioners to condemn land in certuin cases
for the purpose of making streets selected and taken for boulevards, of uniform width, and to provide for the payment of the same.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That in all cases where any board of park commissioners bas selected and taken any street or part thereof under the provisions of an act of the General Assembly entitled "An act to enable park commissioners or corporate authorities to take, regulate, control and improve public streets leading to public parks, to pay for the improvement thereof, and in that behalf to make and collect a special assessment or special tax on contiguous property,” and any part or portion of said street so selected and taken has not been legally laid out or dedicated to the uniform width of one hundred feet, the said board of park commissioners shall have the power to widen said street or the part of said street 80 selected and taken to the uniform width of one hundred feet: Provided, that some portion of each mile of said street, or the part thereof so selected and taken, shall be of the width of one hundred feet at the time of such selection and taking.
§ 2. Such park commissioners are hereby vested with power to take and acquire title to such pieces or parcels of land as may be necessary for such widening, and may proceed to procure the condemnation of the same in the manner prescribed in the act of the General Assembly entitled "An act to provide for the exercise of the right of eminent domain,” approved April 10, 1872; the provisions of which said act are hereby extended to said park commissioners.
§ 3. Such park commissioners are hereby authorized to levy, or cause to be levied and collected, a special assessment or special tax upon the contiguous property abutting on said street or part thereof so selected and taken for the purpose of raising the amount necessary to pay the compensation and damages for the said land neeessary to be taken for such widening, with the costs of the proceedings; and to that end they shall have all the power and authority now or hereafter granted to them relative to the levy, assessment and collection of taxes or assessments for corporate purposes.
APPROVED June 14, 1887.
§ 1. Authorizes the appointment of superin- § 2. Arrest of persons upon park premises.
tendents and assistant superintend-
powers. An Act to authorize the directors of incorporated park companies to ap
point a superintendent and assistant superintendents of grounds, and vesting such superintendent and assistant superintendents with police powers while on duty upon the park premises.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the directors of any and all incorporated park companies shall have the right and power to appoint a superintendent and assistant superintendents of grounds, and such superintendents and assistant superintendents shall be invested with police powers while on duty upon the premises owned, rented or controlled by such corporations for park purposes.
§ 2. When any person or persons shall, upon the premises controlled for park purposes by any such corporations, be guilty of any crime or misdemeanor, or breach of the peace, or shall commit any act to the unlawful annoyance of such incorporated park company, or of any person or persons occupying or visiting said park premises, any superintendent or assistant superintendent of grounds appointed by virtue of section one of this act, and witnessing the commission of either of said offenses may arrest such person or persons, either on said premises or upon fresh pursuit anywhere in the proper county, and take him or them before any justice of the peace of the proper county, and file afficavit setting forth the offense or offenses and prosecute such offending person or persons, and such superintendents or assistant superintendents shall also have power and right to eject such offending person or persons from the park premises.
APPROVED May 11, 1887.
§ 1. Authorized the commissioners to allow buildings to be erected in the park for the use
of the Newberry Library. An Act to authorize the erection of buildings in Lincoln Park for the
use of the Newberry Public Library. WHEREAS, the late Walter L. Newberry provided in his will a fund for the establishment and maintenance of a free Public Library in the North Division of the city of Chicago, and Lincoln Park is a suitable location for the accommodation of the public, therefore :
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the commissioners of Lincoln Park shall have authority to allow proper and suitable buildings to be erected in said park, at a place to be selected by them for the use of such library, and under such regulations as to the control thereof as they may determine, consistent with the provisions of the will of the late Walter L. Newberry.
APPROTED June 16, 1887.
REGISTRATION OF PHARMACISTS.
§ 1. Amends section 7, act of 1881, by changing the law in relation to registering pharma
cists. An Act to amend section seven of an act entitled "An act to regulate
the practice of pharmacy in the State of Illinois.” SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section seven (7) of an act entitled "An act to regulate the practice of pharmacy in the State of Illinois," approved May 30, 1881, in force July 1, 1881, be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
“Section 7. Licentiates in pharmacy shall, at the time of passing their examination, be registered by the Secretary of the State Board of Pharmacy, as registered pharmacists. Registered assistant pharmacists holding valid certificates as such may become registered as registered pharmacists upon making application to the Board of Pharmacy and paying a fee of two dollars therefor. shall hereafter be registered as a registered pharmacist except registered assistant pharmacists and registered pharmacists holding valid certificates as such, in foree at the time this amendment takes effect, and licentiates in pharmacy.”
APPROVED June 15, 1887.
APPEALS FROM INTERLOCUTORY ORDERS.
§ 1. Appeals may be taken to the Appellate Court, in injunction cases and the appointment
of receivers. An Act to provide for appeals from interlocutory orders granting
injunctions or appointing receivers. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That whenever an interlocutory