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LINCOLN MONUMENT.

$ 1. Appropriates $10,000 for repairs.

| $ 2. How drawn. An Act making an appropriation for the repairs of the Lincoln Mon

ument, near Springfield, Illinois. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of ten thousand dollars, or as much thereof as may be required, be and the same is hereby appropriated out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of repairing the Lincoln Monument at Oak Ridge Cemetery near Springfield, Illinois.

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant upon the State Treasurer for said sum, in favor of and payable to the order of the treasurer of the Lincoln Monument Association, having the care of and control of said monument, upon bills of particulars certified to by the Executive Committee of the Lincoln Monument Association, approved by the Governor.

APPROVED June 13, 1887.

LIVE STOCK COMMISSIONERS.

$ 1. Appropriates the sum of $35, 398.78 for § 2. Emergency.

the payment of damages for animals

slaughtered by order of the board. An Act to appropriate the money turned into the State treasury by

the Board of Live Stock Commissioners, the proceeds of the sale of the healthy carcasses of cattle slaughtered in Chicago, by order of the board, on account of exposure to pleuro-pneumonia, for the payment of damages for animals slaughtered under the provision of law.

WHEREAS, the Board of Live Stock Commissioners of the State of Illinois, in the discharge of their duties as provided by law, have slaughtered a large number of cattle in the city of Chicago, on account of the existence of pleuro-pneumonia therein, and the exposure of cattle thereto, and have received in addition to the expense incurred in said slaughter, the sum of $35,398.78, as the net proceeds of the sales of the carcasses and hides of such of said animals as were pronounced healthy on post-mortem examination, which amount has been paid by the board into the State treas

ury; and

WHEREAS, the balance remaining of the fund appropriated by the Thirty-fourth General Assembly

for the payment of such slaughtered animals is insufficient to pay all claims arising out of the aforesaid slaughter, and that will arise before another appropriation is available, and said claims have accrued to the owners and have been certified to the Governor by the board; therefore,

SECTION 1. Be'it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there be and is hereby appropriated the sum of $85,898.78 (being the amount paid into the State treasury by the said Board of Live Stock Commissioners as above) for the payment of damages awarded for animals slaughtered on order of the Board of Live Stock Commissioners, under existing laws.

§ 2. Whereas, as set forth in the preamble of this act, an emergency now exists, this act shall be in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED March 30, 1887.

LIVE STOCK COMMISSIONERS. § 1. Appropriates $15,000 for the expenses of the board until June 30, 1887. An Act making appropriation to enable the Board of Live Stock Com

missioners to carry out the provisions of law until July 1, 1887.

WAEREAS, the appropriation of ten thousand dollars made by the Thirty-fourth General Assembly to pay the expenses of the Board of Live Stock Commissioners for two years would have been barely sufficient for that purpose under ordinary circumstances; and

WHEREAS, the recent outbreak of pleuro-pneumonia in Chicago and Cook county necessitated the constant attendance of the said board at Chicago since the 18th day of September, 1885, and the constant employment of several veterinarians in investigating and eradicating the dread disease, thus entailing a heavy expense; and

WHEREAS, that appropriation of ten thousand dollars is now exhausted, and the Board of Live Stock Commissioners have no funds to pay the expenses of further prosecuting the investigation and eradication of the said disease, and other contagious diseases among domestic animals in the State, until another appropriation is available; and

WHEREAS, a suspension of this work would cause a great loss and damage to the live stock interests of the State and render useless all that has been hitherto done in this regard ; therefore,

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 shall be necessary, be and the same is hereby appropriated out of any moneys in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of “An act to revise the law in relation to the suppression and prevention of the spread of contagious and infectious diseases aniong domestic animals," approved June 27, 1885, in force July 1, 1885, or any amendments thereto, till July 1, 1887 : Provided, that no part of this sum shall be used for the payment of damages for animals slaughtered under the provisions of that act.

$ 2. Whereas, as shown in the foregoing preamble, an emergency now exists, this act shall be in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED February 4, 1887.

LOGAN MONUMENT.

§ 1. Names a board of commissioners to $ 2. Provides that the commissioners shall erect a monument to the memory of

receive no compensation for services. Gen. John A. Logan.

83. Appropriates $50,000 for a monument. An Act to appropriate fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) to erect a monu

ment to John A. Logan, and for the appointment of commissioners therefor.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That Henry W. Blodgett, William C. Goudy, Robert T. Lincoln, John M. Palmer, Milton Hay, Richard S. Tuthill, William H. Harper, Melville W. Fuller, John R. Walsh, Oliver A. Harker, William S. Morris and George W. Smith be, and they are hereby, constituted commissioners to erect a monument in honor of John A. Logan, deceased, at such point in the city of Chicago, or elsewhere in the State of Illinois, as may be selected by his widow, and they are hereby authorized and empowered to receive proposals and to contract for the completion of such monument, and to receive subscriptions therefor: Provided, that such commissioners shall not obligate the State of Illinois to exceed the sum named in section three of this act.

$ 2. Such commissioners shall receive no compensation for their services.

§ 3. For the purpose of defraying the cost of such monument, beyond such amounts as may be received by voluntary contribution, the sum of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) is hereby appropriated out of the State treasury, and the Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized to draw his warrant on the State treasury for such amount, out of the moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, upon the certificate of a majority of such commissioners from time to time during the progress of the work.

APPROVED February 10, 1887.

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An Act to amend section 1, to add section 4 and to amend the title

of an act entitled "An act to appropriate fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) to crect a monument to John A. Logan, and for the appointment of commissioners therefor," approved

approved February 10, 1887, and to add the emergency clause to said act as section 4.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 1 of an act entitled "An act to appropriate fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) to erect a monument to John A. Logan and for the appointment of commissioners therefor," approved February 10, 1887, be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

"SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That Henry W. Blodgett, William C. Goudy, Robert T. Lincoln, John M. Palmer, Milton Hay, Richard S. Tuthill, William H. Harper, Melville W. Fuller, John R. Walsh, Oliver A. Harker, William S. Morris and George W. Smith be and they are hereby constituted commissioners to erect a monument in honor of John A. Logan, deceased, at such point in the city of Chicago, or elsewhere in the State of Illinois, as may be selected by his widow, and they are hereby authorized and empowered to receive proposals and to contract for the completion of such monument, and to receive subscriptions therefor: Provided, that such commissioners shall not obligate the State of Illinois to exceed the sum named in section three of this act: And, provided, further, that if the place selected by the widow of said John A. Logan for the site of such monument shall be located in or upon any public park or boulevard under the government and control of any board of park commissioners, such board of park commissioners shall be and they are hereby authorized, empowered and directed to allow such monument to be placed upon the site so selected by said widow, and to provide that such monument shall be made the permanent resting place of the remains of said John A. Logan, and of his said widow after her death."

§ 2. That said act named in the caption hereto be and the same is hereby further amended by adding the emergency clause thereto as section 4, so as to read as follows:

“Section 4. Whereas, an emergency exists, this act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

§ 3. That the title of said act be so amended as to read as follows:

“An act to appropriate fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) to erect a monument to John A. Logan, for the appointment of commissioners therefor, and to provide for the location of the same in or upon a public park or boulevard under the government and control of a board of park commissioners, and to provide for making the same the permanent resting place of the said John A. Logan and of his widow after her decease.”

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

APPROTED May 31, 1887.

JOHN A. LYLE,

$ 1. Appropriates $3,000.

$ 2. How drawn. An Act making an appropriation for the relief of John A. Lyle, who

was disabled through the premature discharge of a piece of ordnance belonging to the State Arsenal.

WHEREAS, at a soldiers' re-union, held at Sterling, Illinois, on the 20th day of February, A. D. 1874, John A. Lyle, who served three years in Company “E,” 92d Regiment Illinois Mounted Infantry, was deprived of both arms, through the premature discharge of a piece of ordnance belonging to the State of Illinois, and furnished for said occasion by proper requisition; and

WHEREAS, said piece of ordnance was unsafe to handle, for reason of being honeycombed so that it held fire, thereby causing a premature discharge, and the loss to the said John A. Lyle of both of his arms, as aforesaid ; therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of three thousand dollars ($3,000) be appropriated out of the treasury out of any funds not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of compensating the said John A. Lyle, in full, for all damages that may have accrued to him through the premature discharge of said piece of ordnance.

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant upon the State Treasurer for the sum in this act specified, to the order of said John A. Lyle, and the State Treasurer shall pay the same out of any funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED June 6, 1887.

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