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sum of seventy-five dollars ($75) or so much thereof as may be received for its use and benefit, as aforesaid, and make annual report to the Governor, as provided by law.

§ 8. The State Auditor is hereby authorized to draw his warrant for the sums herein specified and deliver the same to the treasurer of the Illinois Farmers' Institute upon his presenting voucher for same, signed by the president and secretary of said Illinois Farmers' Institute, and the State Treasurer shall pay the same out of any money in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED June 4, 1907.

AGRICULTURE-STATE AND COUNTY FAIRS. f 1. Appropriates $5.000 per annum for $ 2. How drawn.

exhibit at State Fair, $200 per
annum for each county fals 8 3. Biennial report to Governor.
$13,020 per annum for salaries,
traveling and otice expenses, etc.

(Housh Bill No. 390. APPROVED JUNE 4, 1907.) An Act making an appropriation for the State Board of Agriculture

and county and other agricultural fairs.

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 to the State Board of Agriculture the following sums towit: For the encouragement of an exhibit at the State Fair, the sum of five thousand dollars ($5,000) per annum for the years 1907 and 1908, and for the use of each county or other agricultural society, the sum of two hundred dollars ($200) to be paid to the treasurer of the society, for fairs held in 1906.

For the salary of the secretary, the sum of three thousand dollars ($3,000) per annum for the years 1907 and 1908.

For traveling expenses of the members and officers of the board, the sum of three thousand dollars ($3,000) per annum for the years 1907 and 1908.

For clerk hire the sum of thirty-six hundred dollars ($3,600) per annum for the years 1907 and 1908.

For receiving and shipping clerk the sum of one thousand dollars ($1,000) per annum for the years 1907 and 1908.

For janitor, the sum of four hundred and twenty dollars ($420) per annum for the years 1907 and 1908.

For the expenses of collecting, compiling and publishing live stock and agricultural statistics, the sum of six hundred dollars ($600) per annum for the years 1907 and 1908.

For the agricultural library the sum of two hundred dollars ($200) per annum for the years 1907 and 1908.

For office expenses, furniture, repairs, postage, expressage, etc., the sum of twelve hundred dollars ($1,200) per annum for the years 1907 and 1908.

8 2. That on the order of the president, countersigned by the secretary of the State Board of Agriculture, and approved by the Governor, the Auditor of Public Accounts shall draw his warrant upon the Treasurer in favor of the treasurer of the Illinois State Board of Agriculture for the sums herein appropriated: Provided, that each warrant on account of countv or other agricultural fairs, shall show the agricultural society for whose benefit the same is drawn, and that no warrant shall be drawn in favor of any agricultural society unless the order aforesaid be accompanied by a certificate of the State Board of Agriculture showing that such agricultural society held an agricultural fair during the preceding year in compliance with the rules and regulations as provided by said State Board of Agriculture: Provided, further, that no warrant shall be drawn in favor of any agricultural society until the president and treasurer of such society file an affidavit with the State Board of Agriculture that no wheel of fortune or other gambling device was licensed or allowed upon their fair grounds.

$ 3. It shall be the duty of the treasurer of the State Board of Agriculture, on the order of the president, countersigned by the secretary of the State Board of Agriculture, to pay over to the treasurer of each agricultural society the sum received for its use and benefit aforesaid, and make biennial report to the Governor of all such appropriations received and disbursed by him.

APPROVED June 4, 1907.

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ATTORNEY GENERAL-SUITS AGAINST ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD

COMPANY. f 1. Appropriates $50,000.

1 $ 3. Emergency. $ 2. How drawn.

(SENATE Bill No. 24. APPROVED March 19, 1907.) An Act making an appropriation to the Attorncy General to be used

in the employment of special counsel and assistance in the trial of the case of the State of Illinois against the Illinois Central Railroad Company.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of fifty thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be, and is hereby appropriated to the Attorney General, to be used by him in the employment of special counsel and assistance in the case of the State of Illinois against the Illinois Central Railroad Company, now pending in the Supreme Court of the State of Illinois, or such other case or cases as may be started by or on behalf of the State of Illinois against the Illinois Central Railroad Company in said Supreme Court or in any other court or courts having jurisdiction of the subject matter for an accounting or otherwise.

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for the moneys hereinabove appropriated upon the bills of particulars approved by the Attorney General.

§ 3. WHEREAS, The moneys above appropriated are necessary for immediate use, therefore an emergency exists and this Act shall be in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED March 19, 1907.

AWARDS BY COURT OF CLAIMS. § 1. Benjamin Buciner, $29.60.

$ 2. L'ow drawn.
Sarah Mandel, $200.00.
George F. Adams and Ebenezer

Tillotson, $200.00.
Charles W. Dunham, $200.00.
Samuel B. Brierly, $400.00.
J. B. Hayden and Mary F. McCor-

mick. $400.00.
John Wildhagen, $34.00.
Charles A. Peterson, $2,500.00
Berto G. Holmes, $1,500.00
Eugene B. Phillips, $400.00.

(SENATE Bill No. 291. APPROVED MAY 27, 1907.) An Act niaking an appropriation for the payment of amounts awarded by the Court of Claims to certain persons named therein.

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 to Benjamin Buckner, the sum of twenty-nine and 60-100 dollars ($29.60) for services as a member of Company I, Eighth Infantry, Illinois National Guard, at Camp Tanner prior to his muster into the service of the United States Government in the Spanish war, awarded by the Court of Claims November 19, 1905; to Sarah Mandel, the sum of two hundred dollars ($200.00), for amount paid to the Secretary of State for a license to operate a private employment agency under the act of the General Assembly pertaining thereto, approved April 11, 1899, which act was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of the State of Illinois, awarded by the Court of Claims September 28, 1906; to George F. Adams and Ebenezer Tillotson, partners doing business under the firm name of Adams & Tillotson, the sum of two hundred dollars ($200.00) for amount paid to the Secretary of State for a license to operate a private employment agency under the act of the General Assembly pertaining thereto, approved April 11, 1899, which act was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of the State of Illinois, awarded by the Court of Claims September 28, 1906; to Charles W. Dunham, the sum of two hundred dollars ($200.00) for amount paid to the Secretary of State for a license to operate a private employment agency under the act of the General Assembly pertaining thereto, approved April 11, 1899, which act was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of the State of Illinois, awarded by the Court of Claims December 15, 1906; to Samuel B. Brierly, the sum of four hundred dollars $(400.00), for amount paid to the Secretary of State for a license to operate a private employment agency under the act of the General Assembly pertaining thereto, approved April 11, 1899, which act was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of the State of Illinois, awarded by the Court of Claims December 15, 1906; to J. B. Havden and Mary F. McCormick as co-partners under the firm name of J. B. Hayden & Company, the sum of four hundred dollars ($400.00), for amount paid to the Secretary of State for a license to operate a private employment agency under the act of the General Assembly pertaining thereto, approved April 11, 1899, which act was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of the State of Illinois, awarded by the Court of Claims December 15, 1906; to John Wildhagen, the sum of thirty-four dollars ($34.00), for services rendered as a member of Company B, First Infantry, Illinois National Guard, at Camp Tanner prior to his muster into the service of the United States Government in the Spanish war, awarded by the Court of Claims December 29, 1906; to Charles A. Peterson, administrator of the estate of Andrew T. Peterson, deceased, the sum of twenty-five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) damages for the death of Andrew T. Peterson, caused by a defective bridge owned by the State, over a feeder of the Illinois and Michigan Canal, awarded by the Court of Claims April 19, 1905; to Berto G. Holmes, the sum of fifteen hundred dollars ($1,500.00) damages for personal injuries by himself sustained, and to his property by reason of the collapse of a bridge over a certain feeder of the Illinois and Michigan Canal, awarded by the Court of Claims April 19, 1905; to Eugene B. Phillips, the sum of four hundred dollars ($400.00) damages to premises, caused by the overflow of waters of the Illinois and Michigan Canal, awarded by the Court of Claims April 19, 1905.

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§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer in favor of said persons, respectively, for the amounts herein appropriated, payable out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED May 27, 1907.

BEE-KEEPERS' ASSOCIATION. Preamble.

1 § 2. How drawn. § 1. Appropriates $1.000 per annum. $ 3. Payment of vouchers--annual re

port. (HOUSE BILL No. 99. APPROVED JUNE 4, 1907.) AN Act making an appropriation for the Illinois State Bee-Keepers'

Association. WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois State Bee-Keepers Association have for years given much time and labor without compensation in the endeavor to promote the interests of the bee-keepers of the State ; and

WHEREAS, The importance of the industry to the farmers and fruit growers of the State warrants the expenditure of a reasonable sum for the holding of annual meetings, the publication of reports and papers containing practical information concerning bee-keeping, therefore to sustain the same and enable this organization to defray the expenses of annual meetings, publishing reports, suppressing foul brood among bees in the State, and promote the industry in Illinois. .' .

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there be and is hereby

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appropriated for the use of the Illinois State Bee-Keepers' Association the sum of one thousand dollars ($1,000) per annum for the years 1907 and 1908. For the purpose of advancing the growth and developing the interests of the bee-keepers of Illinois, said sum to be expended under the direction of the Illinois State Bee-Keepers' Association for the purpose of paying the expenses of holding annual meetings, publishing the proceedings of said meetings, suppressing foul brood among bees in Illinois, etc: Provided, however, that no officer or officers of the Illinois State Bee-Keepers' Association shall be entitled to receive any money compensation whatever, for any services rendered for the same out of this fund.

§ 2. That on the order of the president, countersigned by the secretary of the Illinois State Bee-Keepers’ Association, and approved by the Governor, the Auditor of Public Accounts shall draw his warrant on the Treasurer of the State of Illinois in favor of the treasurer of the Illinois State Bee-Keepers' Association for the sum herein appropriated.

$ 3. It shall be the duty of the treasurer of the Illinois State BeeKeepers' Association to pay out of said appropriation on itemized and receipted vouchers, such sums as may be authorized by vote of said organization on the order of the president, countersigned by the secretary, and make annual report to the Governor of all such expenditures, as provided by law.

APPROVED !une 4, 1907.

CANAL COMMISSIONERS-ILLINOIS RIVER. $ 1. Apnropriates $78,200 for repairs to $ 2. Ilow drawn.

locks and dams at Henry and
Copperas Creek.

(SENATE Bill No. 359. APPROVED JUNE 1, 1907.) An Act making an appropriation for repairs to the locks, dykes and

dams in the Illinois river, at Henry and Copperas Creek, and for the maintenance of navigation in and along such portions of the Illinois river as are under the jurisdiction of the canal commissioners.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That for the purpose of making repairs to the locks, dykes and dams in the Illinois river, at Henry and Copperas Creek, and for the maintenance of navigation in and along such portions of the Illinois river as are under the jurisdiction of the canal commissioners, there is hereby appropriated the sum of seventyeight thousand two hundred dollars ($78,200), the same to be paid to the treasurer of the canal commissioners upon his written requisition therefor.

$ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant upon the State Treasurer for the sum herein appropriated upon the written request of the treasurer of the canal commissioners, approved by the Governor.

APPROVED June 1, 1907.

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