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and be impleaded, to receive by any legal mode of transfer or conveyance, and to have, hold, and use property of every description, but not to sell or convey any such property except the goods, wares, merchandise and other personal property prepared by said Home for sale, and such property shall be held in trust as the property of the State; also to have and use a common seal, with the power to change the same, also to adopt by-laws, rules and regulations for the government of its members, officers, agents, employés and inmates : Provided, such by-laws shall not be contrary to the letter or spirit of the constitution of the State of Illinois, or of the United States.

§ 2. The object of said corporation shall be to promote the welfare of the blind by teaching them trades and affording them a home and such employment as shall best tend to make them selfsupporting and consequently independent, using therefor the best known means and appliances.

$ 3. The trustees shall not exceed five in number; said trustees shall be appointed by the Governor of the State of Illinois, with the advice and consent of the Senate, 'shall serve without compensation; their term of service shall be two years respectively, and until their successors are appointed and qualified: Provided, that three of said trustees shall be selected from members of the majority political party of this State, and the remainder from the minority political party or parties.

4. Each of said trustees shall be paid his or her traveling expenses while in the service of the Home, out of the funds appropriated for its use, upon filing in the office of the Auditor of Public Accounts the voucher of said trustees stating in detail the items of all such expenses, and the Auditor shall thereupon issue his warrant upon the State Treasurer in favor of such trustee for the amount thereof and charge the same to the fund appropriated to said institution.

$ 5. No trustee shall be directly or indirectly interested in any contract to be made by said trustees, nor shall any of them be appointed to, or employed in any office or position under their control or authority, to which a salary is attached.

$ 6. The said trustees shall have charge of the general interests of the Home, and shall annually by ballot elect a superintendent to serve during the will and pleasure of said trustees, who shall fix his salary which shall not exceed fifteen hundred dollars a year, and he, with their consent, shall employ all necessary assistants, instructors and other employés. The said trustees, or a majority of them, when regularly convened, shall constitute a board, which shall possess and exert all the powers of said trustees, and shall have power by ballot to elect a president, secretary, and treasurer, the president and secretary to be selected from their own number, and said board shall prescribe the duties and fix the terms of service of said officers of said board.

$ 7. The superintendent shall exercise official control over all subordinate officers, instructors, assistants and employés, and shall be held responsible for their fidelity.

§ 8. Apprentices placed by their parents or guardians in the Home shall be required to conform to its rules and regulations.

$ 9. The board shall, annually, before December 15, report to the Governor of the State the number of applications received, persons admitted, instructed and discharged; also the progress made and work accomplished, and all other matters of general interest to the people of the State of Illinois in regard thereto, together with a full, explicit, and detailed statement of all money received and disbursed during the year.

§ 10. The said trustees shall meet monthly during the first year, and at least quarterly thereafter, to examine and audit all the accounts of the Home, and make requisitions on the Auditor of Public Accounts for funds required for use during the succeeding month or quarter, from funds which have been appropriated for the establishment and maintenance of the institution.

§ 11. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and required to draw his warrants on the Treasurer of the State for all sums which shall or may be appropriated and remain undrawn or unexpended, for the use of said institution, by the General Assembly, upon the order of the Board of Trustees of the Illinois Industrial Home for the Blind, when signed by the president and attested by the secretary of said board with the seal of said institution.

$ 12. The sum of one hundred thousand dollars is hereby appropriated for the purchase of lands, grounds, or real estate in the county of Cook and State of Illinois, and for the purpose of erecting thereon suitable buildings, and fitting and furnishing the same appropriately for the Illinois Industrial Home for the Blind, and also for the purpose of conducting therein workshops for the manual training and employment of the blind, defraying the expenses of boarding the inmates while necessary, and the payment of its superintendent, instructors, assistants, and employés, which sum of money is to be expended under the safeguards hereinbefore provided : Provided, at least the sum of sixty thousand dollars ($60,000) shall be expended in the purchase of real estate and buildings for the use of said Industrial Home for the Blind, and no more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) shall be expended in constructing and furnishing rooms for officers: Provided, further, no real estate shall be purchased until the title to the same shall have been examined by the Attorney General of the State.

This bill having remained with the Governor ten days (Sundays excepted), the General Assembly being in session, it has thereby become a law. Witness my hand this 13th day of June, A. D. 1887.

HENRY D. DEMENT,

Secretary of State.

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An Act making appropriations for the support of the Illinois Institu

tion for the Education of thč Deaf and Dumb, and for other expenses thereof.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That for the purpose of defraying the ordinary expenses of the Illinois Institution for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb, the sum of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) per annum is hereby appropriated out of the State Treasury, payable quarterly in advance, from the first day of July, 1887, until the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next General Assembly. And that there be and are hereby appropriated the further sums of four thousand dollars ($4,000) per annum for repairs and improvements; five hundred dollars ($500) per annum for pupils' library; eight thousand dollars ($8,000) for the erection of a cottage for little girls.

§ 2. The moneys herein appropriated shall be due and payable to the trustees of the aforesaid institution, or their order, on the terms and in the manner now provided by law.

APPROVED June 10, 1887.

EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY.

§. 1. Appropriates $25,000 per annum for 3. How drawn.

ordinary expenses. § 2. Appropriates $1,000 per annum for re

pairs and improvements, and for

furniture and boilers $5,000. An Act making appropriations for the Illinois Charitable Eye and

Ear Infirmary at Chicago. SECTION 1. Be in enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there is hereby appropriated to the Illinois Charitable Eye and Ear Infirmary, at Chicago, the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars per annum for ordinary expenses, payable quarterly in advance, from the 1st day of July, 1887, until the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next General Assembly.

§ 2. For the purpose of making needed repairs and improvements the sum of one thousand dollars per annum; for additional furniture the sum of three thousand dollars; for two sixteen feet tubular boilers, the sum of two thousand dollars.

§ 3. The moneys herein appropriated shall be drawn from the State treasury in the manner, and subject to the conditions now provided by law.

APPROVED June 13, 1887.

FEEBLE-MINDED CHILDREN.

§ 1. Appropriates for ordinary expenses, § 2. How drawn.

per annum,- $62,000; repairs per an-
num, $2,000; improvement of grounds,

$500; new boilers, $2,000. An Act making appropriations for the Illinois Asylum for Feeble

Minded Children at Lincoln.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the following sums be and are hereby appropriated to the Illinois Asylum for FeebleMinded Children at Lincoln, for the purposes hereinafter named:

For ordinary expenses, the sum of sixty-two thousand dollars ($62,000) per annum, payable quarterly in advance from the first day, of July, 1887, to the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next General Assembly.

For repairs and improvements, two thousand dollars ($2,000) per annum.

For improvement of grounds, five hundred dollars ($500) per

annum.

For the purchase of two new boilers, two thousand dollars ($2.000).

§ 2. The moneys herein appropriated shall be due and payable to the trustees of the aforesaid institution, or their order, on the terms and in the manner now provided by law.

APPROVED June 8, 1887.

FEEBLE-MINDED CHILDREN.

§ 1. Appropriates $5,000 for sewer.

An Act making an appropriation to the Illinois Asylum for Feeble

Minded Children at Lincoln. SECTION 1. Be in enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of five thousand dollars ($5,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and is hereby appropriated to the Illinois Asylum for Feeble-Minded Children at Lincoln, for sewer construction.

$ 2. The money herein appropriated shall be due and payable to the trustees of the aforesaid institution, or their order, on the terms and in the manner now provided by law.

APPROVED June 8, 1887.

EASTERN HOSPITAL FOR THE INSANE.

§ 1. Appropriates as follows:

For improvement of grounds, per annum, For ordinary expenses, per

$1,000.

annum, $240,000.

For special, $28,000. For repairs and improvements, per an- § 2. How drawn.

num, $10,000. For stock and farm implements, per an

num, $1,500. An Act making appropriations for the ordinary and other expenses of

the Illinois Eastern Hospital for the Insane, at Kankakee. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the following amounts bé and are hereby appropriated to the Illinois Eastern Hospital for the Insane, at Kankakee, for the purposes hereinafter named and for no other:

Painting, inside and outside, $5,000.
Furniture and fixtures, $10,000.
Mortuary building, $3,000.
Land, $10,000.
Repairs and improvements, per annum for two years, $10,000.
Library for patients, per annum for two years, $500.

Additional stock and farm implements, per annum for two years, $1,500.

Improvement of grounds, per annum for two years, $1,000. For ordinary expenses for one year from July 1, 1887, the sum of two hundred and forty thousand ($210,000) dollars, and from July 1, 1888, at the rate of two hundred and forty thousand ($240,000) dollars per annum until the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next General Assembly.

§ 2. The moneys herein appropriated shall be due and payable to the trustees, or their order, only on the terms now provided by law: And, provided, further, that the sums hereby appropriated for the improvements herein shall be the full amounts for the objects specified, and the trustees shall not contract for any portion of the above improvements or expend any portion of the appropriations hereby made, unless the said appropriations are sufficient to complete all the said improvements and finish the same.

APPROVED June 10, 1887.

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