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DAIRYMEN'S ASSOCIATION.

§ 1. Appropriates $500 to aid in pubiishing 8 2. How drawn.

report. An Act to aid the Illinois Dairymen's Association in compiling,

publishing and distributing its reports. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of five hundred dollars ($500) per annum be, and the same is hereby appropriated to aid the Illinois Dairymen's Association in compiling, publishing and distributing its reports.

$ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer for the sum in this act specified, to the order of the president of said association; and the State Treasurer shall pay the same out of any funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED June 10, 1887.

DAVIS AND LOGAN MEMORIAL SERVICES.

§ 1. Appropriates $300 to pay the expenses $ 2. How drawn.
of a memorial service by the 35th

$ 3. Emergency.
General Assembly in honor of David
Davis and John A. Logan, United

States Senators from Illinois.
An Act to appropriate the sum of three hundred dollars to pay the

necessary expenses of holding joint memorial services, to be held in the hall of the House of Representatives, on the 22d day of Feb

ruary, 1887.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of three hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and is hereby appropriated, out of any moneys now in the State treasury, not otherwise appropriated, to defray the necessary expense of holding memorial service, to be held in the hall of the House of Representatives, on the 22d day of February, 1887, on the life, character and public services of Hon. David Davis and Hon. John A. Logan.

$ 2. That said sum, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be paid upon vouchers duly attested by the chairman of the Senate and House joint committee on joint memorial exercises, and approved by the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives.

§ 3. Whereas an emergency exists, therefore this act shall be in force and take effect from and after its passage.

APPROVED February 22, 1887.

GENERAL ASSEMBLY-INCIDENTAL EXPENSES.

$ 1. Appropriates $15,000 for the incidental $ 2. How drawn. expenses of the 35th General As

§ 3. Emergency. sembly. An Act to provide for the incidental expenses of the Thirty-fifth Gen

eral Assembly, and for the care and custody of the State House and grounds, incurred or to be incurred, and now unprovided for.

SECTION 1, Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000), or so much thereof as may be required, is hereby appropriated to pay the incidental expenses of the Thirtyfifth General Assembly, or either branch thereof, or by the Secretary of State in the discharge of the duties imposed on him by law, or by the direction of the General Assembly, or either branch thereof, all expenditures to be certified to by the Secretary of State and approved by the Governor,

$ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for the sums herein specified, upon presentation of the proper vouchers, and the State Treasurer shall pay the same out of any funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

§ 3. Whereas, the appropriations above recited are necessary for the expenses incurred, or to be incurred, for the transaction of the business of the State and the General Assembly, therefore an emergency exists, and this act shall take effect from and after its passage.

APPROVED February 17, 1897.

GENERAL ASSEMBLY--EMPLOYES.

$ 1. Appropriates $50,000 for the payment of $ 2. Emergency.

the employés of the 30th General As

sembly. An Act making additional appropriation for the payment of the em

ployés of the Thirty-fifth General Assembly. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the Stute of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there be and is hereby appropriated an additional sum of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000), or so much as may be necessary to pay the employés of the Thirtyfifth General Assembly, at the rate of compensation allowed by law; said employés to be paid upon rolls certified to by the presiding officers of the respective houses, or as otherwise provided by law.

$ 2. Whereas, there does now exist a deficiency in the appropriation heretofore made for the above purpose, therefore an emergency exists, and this act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED April 14, 1887.

NEXT GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND STATE OFFICERS.

$ 1. Appropriates $800,000 for the pay of officers and members of the next General Assem

bly and the salaries of State officers. AN Act making an appropriation for the payment of the officers and members of the next General Assembly, and for the salarics of the officers of the State government..

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there be and hereby is appropriated the sum of eight hundred thousand dollars ($800,000), or such sum as may be necessary to pay the officers and members of the next General Assembly, and the salaries of the officers of the State government, at such rate of compensation as is now, or hereafter may be fixed by law, until the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next regular session of the Ĝeneral Assembly.

APPROVED June 10, 1887.

HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY.

$ 1. Appropriates $2,000 per annum. An Act making an appropriation in aid of the Illinois Horticultural

Society. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there be and hereby is appropriated for the use of the Illinois State Horticultural Society, the sum of two thousand dollars ($2,000) per annum for the years 1887 and 1888, to be expended by said society for the purpose and in the manner specified in "An act to reorganize the Illinois State Horticultural Society," approved March 24, 1874.

APPROVED June 10, 1887.

J. C. LE MAY.

§ 1. Appropriates $300.

| § 2. How drawn. An Act for the relief J. C. LeMay, of Macoupin county, Illinois,

and making an appropriation for his benefit. WHEREAS, the said J. C. LeMay was in the month of May, 1885, the owner of four (4) mares, of the value of eight hundred dollars ($800), which said mares were then infected incurably with contagious and infectious glanders; and,

WHEREAS, the said J. C. LeMay, in the early part of May, 1885, notified N. H. Paaren, then State Veterinarian, of the fact that he believed his said mares were so glandered, and requested the said Paaren to, at once, examine them for the purpose of ascertaining whether or not they were so glandered, as was the legal duty of the said Veterinarian, being so notified; and,

WHEREAS, said Veterinarian failed to promptly examine said mares, or cause the same to be examined by some person legally authorized so to do, as was his legal duty, and did not examine them until the 13th day of August, 1885, when he did examine said mares, and did decide that they were incurably infected with contagious and infectious glanders, and did direct that they be destroyed within three days from the said 13th day of August, 1885, which was done in pursuance of said order; and,

WHEREAS, for more than a month from and after the time said Veterinarian was notified of the condition of said animals, the law allowing the owner of animals slaughtered under like circumstances, compensation for the same, remained in full force, and the premises considered, said animals should have been examined and slaughtered within said period; and,

WHEREAS, the said J. C. LeMay is, under the circumstances, justly entitled to compensation for his said mares; therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of three hundred dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated to the use and benefit of the said J. C. LeMay, in full payment for his said four (4) mares so destroyed by order of said State Veterinarian.

§ 2. Upon a release being filed by the said J. C. LeMay with the Auditor of Public Accounts, of all damages sustained by him by reason of the destruction of said mares by said order of said Veterinarian, the Auditor of Public Accounts shall draw his warrant for the sum of three hundred dollars on the State Treasurer, payable to the said J. C. LeMay out of any funds not otherwise appropriated in the State treasury, and the State Treasurer shall pay the same out of any money in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED June 17, 1887.

LINCOLN HOMESTEAD.

$ 1. Appoints a board of trustees to receive

the property in trust for the State. $ 2. Care and custody.

§ 3. Expenditure of moneys for keeping in

repair; to keep it open and employ a

custodian.
$ 4. Appropriates $3,800.
$ 5. Report of board.

An Act to create a board of trustees to take and hold the title to

the homestead of Abraham Lincoln, in the city of Springfield, in the State of Illinois, in trust for the State of Illinois, and to provide for the care and custody thereof, and to appropriate money for paying the custodian to keep and exhibit said homestead and the relics and curiosities there collected.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the Governor, Secretary of State, Auditor, Treasurer, and Superintendent of Public Instruction, of the State of Illinois, and their successors in office, shall constitute a board of trustees, and, by the name and style of the Lincoln Homestead Trustees, shall have power to receive a conveyance from Robert T. Lincoln and his wife, of Chicago, Illinois, of the homestead of the late Abraham Lincoln, and situate at the corner of Eighth and Jackson streets, in the city of Springfield, in the State of Illinois, and to hold the same in perpetuity, but in trust for the State of Illinois; to execute in said name and style, and deliver to the said Robert T. Lincoln, a contract covenanting with the said Robert T. Lincoln and his heirs, that said homestead shall be forever kept in good repair and free of access to the public, under such regulations as they may deem wise, for the proper preservation of the property and relics and curiosities there collected.

$ 2. Said board shall have full authority over and control of said homestead; shall have power to contract with reference to the proper care and custody thereof, and of the relics and curiosities there collected, and with reference to repairs of the said homestead, to the employment of persons to exhibit the same to the public, and in said name and style may sue and be sued in reference to any matters appertaining to the powers and trusts hereby created.

§ 3. It shall be the duty of said trustees to use the moneys that may from time to time be appropriated by the General Assembly, so far as can be done with such moneys, to keep said premises in good repairs; to keep the same open and free of access to the public at all seasonable hours on week days, and to employ a custodian to care for said premises, and exhibit the same and the relics and curiosities there collected to the public.

§ 4. There is hereby appropriated the sum of three thousand eight hundred dollars to defray the expenses of repairing said premises and employing custodians and carrying out the purposes of this act, for the period of two years after the approval of this act, and to be paid out of any moneys in the treasury of the State not otherwise appropriated, on warrants of the Auditor upon the Treasurer, on the direction of a majority of said board, from time to time as the same may be required for the purposes of this act.

§ 5. Said board shall report to each General Assembly before the twentieth day of the session, a detailed account of all their transactions, and of all expenditures made by them, and also such recommendations as they may deem proper for the consideration of the General Assembly.

APPROVED June 16, 1887.

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