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SHEEP KILLED—INDEMNITY TO OWNERS. § 1. Amends section 5, Act of 1879. § 2. As amended, increases amount of

damages which may be allowed

per head for sheep killed. (HOUSE BILL No. 15. APPROVED MARCH 28, 1917.) An Act to amend section 5 of an Act entitled, "An Act to indemnify

the owners of sheep in cases of damage committed by dogs," approved May 29, 1879, in force July 1, 1879..

Section 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 5 of an Act entitled, “An Act to indemnify the owners of sheep in cases of damage committed by dogs," approved May 29, 1879, in force July 1, 1879, be aménded to read as follows:

§ 5. Any person having sheep killed as aforesaid, shall not be entitled to receive any portion of the fund herein provided for, unless he appear before the supervisor of the town in which the sheep are killed or injured or before a magistrate in counties not under township organization, within forty days after the sheep are killed or injured, and make affidavit, stating the number of sheep killed or injured, the amount of damages and owner or owners of dog or dogs, if known.

All damages shall be proven by not less than two (2) witnesses, who shall be freeholders of the county, and such supervisors or magistrates are hereby authorized to administer oaths in such cases, and shall keep a record in each case of the names of owners and the amount of damages proven and the number of sheep killed or injured. In case the owner of the dog or dogs is solvent, the county or town, as the case may be, shall not pay such damages out of such fund.

Provided, the damages allowed in any event shall not exceed ten ($10) dollars per head for such sheep killed or injured.

APPROVED March 28, 1917.

APPROPRIATION.

AGRICULTURE-COUNTY FAIRS AND AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES. $1. Appropriates $110,000 per annum $ 2. How drawn. distribution under Act of 1883.

(HOUSE BILL NO. 610. APPROVED MAY 5, 1917.) An Act making an appropriation for county fairs or other agricultural

societies of the State of Illinois. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of one hundred ten thousand dollars ($110,000) per annum, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and the same is hereby appropriated to county fairs or other agricultural societies of the State of Illinois, said appropriations to be divided between such county fairs or agricultural societies which have complied with the conditions prescribed by section 7 of an Act entitled, “An Act to revise the law in relation to the Department of Agriculture, agricultural societies and agricultural fairs, and to provide for reports of the same," approved June 23, 1883, in force July 1, 1883, and all Acts amendatory of said section.

8 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for the moneys herein appropriated in favor of the several county fairs or agricultural societies of this State which shall have complied with the provisions of section 7 of the Act referred to herein, and the certificate of the State Board of Agriculture, signed by its president and attested by its secretary and approved by the Governor shall be required by the Auditor of Public Accounts as proof of such compliance.

APPROVED May 5, 1917.

AGRICULTURE-STATE BOARD AND KINDRED SOCIETIES-FIREMANS'

ASSOCIATION–GRAND ARMY HALL AND MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION

GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC. § 1. Agricultural appropriation, etc.

(H) Fireman's Association,

$2,000.00.
(A) State Board of Agriculture,
$162,280.00.

(I) Grand Army Hall and Me

morial Association, (B) Bee - Keepers' Association,

$5,000.00 $2,000.00

(J) Grand Army of the Repub(C) Dairy men's Association,

lic, $2,000.00. $5,000.00.

(K) Farmers' Institutes, (D) Poultry Association,

$ 60,100.00.
$2,000.00.

§ 2. County Farmers' Institutes.
(E) Live Stock Breeders' Asso-
ciation, $3,000.00.

$ 3. Aid to County Farmers' Institutes. (F) Academy of Science, § 4. Officer of County Farmers' Institute $2,000.00.

not to receive compensation. (G) Horticultural Society, § 5. Appropriation how drawn.

$11,000.00.

(HOUSE BILL NO. 853. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1917.)

An Act making an appropriation in aid of the State Board of Agricul

ture, the State Bee-Keepers' Association, the Illinois Dairymen's Association, the Illinois State Poultry Association, the Illinois Live Stock Breeders' Association, the Illinois State Academy of Science, the Illinois State Horticultural Society, the Illinois Firemen's Association, the Grand Army Hall and Memorial Association, the Grand Army of the Republic of the Department of Illinois, and the Illinois Farmers' Institute and County Farmers' Institutes.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the following named sums, or so much thereof as may be necessary, respectively, for the purposes hereinafter named, be and are hereby appropriated to the boards, societies, associations and organizations following, to-wit:

(A) To the State Board of Agriculture the sum of one hundred, sixty-two thousand, two hundred and eighty dollars ($162,280.00) for the two years beginning July 1, 1917, and ending June 30, 1919, to be used as follows:

Total.

$10,000.00

5,000.00

2,640.00

2,400.00

2,400.00

2,000.00
1,440.00

2,400.00

20,000.00

Per Annum. For the salary of the secretary, the sum of

$ 5,000.00 For the salary of chief clerk, the sum of ....

2,500.00 For the salary of statistician, the sum of

1,320.00 For the salary of stenographer, the sum of ...

1,200.00 For the salary of shipping clerk, the sum of

1,200.00
For the salary of filing clerk, the
sum of ..

1,000.00
For the salary of janitor, the sum of. 720.00
For the salary of custodian of Fair
Grounds, the sum of.....

1,200.00 For the encouragement of an exhibit

at the State Fair, the sum of..... 10,000.00 For the maintenance, repairs and care

of the Illinois State Fair Grounds and buildings and equipments thereon, the sum of...

35,000.00 *For the expense of collecting, com

piling, and publishing live stock and agricultural statistics, the sum of

1,800.00 For office expenses, furniture, repairs,

postage, expressage, freight, tele

phone and telegraph, the sum of.. 2,500.00 For traveling expenses of the mem

bers and officers of the board, the sum of .....

5,000.00 For reconstructing the seating capa

city in coliseum, the sum of.... *For additions to grand stand, the

sum of .... *For a Lincoln Log Cabin, to house

exhibits of relics, the sum of..... For insurance of State Fair build

ings, the sum of.....

70,000.00

3,600.00 [Vetoed]

5,000.00

10,000.00

5,000.00

10,000.00 [Vetoed]

5,000.00 [Vetoed)

5,400.00

Total

$162,280.00 (B) To the Illinois State Bee-Keepers' Association the sum of two thousand dollars ($2,000.00) for the two years beginning July 1, 1917, and ending June 30, 1919, to be used as follows:

Per Annum. Printing report, notices and other bee literature. $550.00 Shorthand reporter and compiling reports.

200.00 Postage and express.

50.00 Expense of meeting of Illinois State Bee-Keepers' Association

200.00

Total. $1,100.00

400.00 100.00

400.00

Total ...

$1,000.00 $2,000.00 (C) To the Illinois Dairymen's Association the sum of five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) for the two years beginning July 1, 1917, and ending June 30, 1919, to be used as follows:

Per Annum. Total. Printing and distributing annual report, the sum of

$850.00 $1,700.00 Stenographic work, reporting annual convention. 95.00 190.00 Stationery, the sum of......

25.00

50.00 Postage and express, the sum of.

50.00 100.00 Salary of secretary, the sum of.

300.00 600.00 Expenses of directors, attending annual meeting, the sum of......

130.00 260.00 Expense on account of annual convention, the sum of ..

450.00 900.00 Expense on account of one day convention, the

600.00 1,200.00

sum of

Total ...

$2,500.00 $5,000.00 (D) To the Illinois State Poultry Association the sum of two thousand dollars ($2,000.00) for the two years beginning July 1, 1917, and ending June 30, 1919, to be used as follows:

Per Annum. Total. For judges, lectures and expenses for caretakers during show, the sum of.....

$300.00 $600.00 For printing catalogs, entry blanks and stationery, the sum of...

100.00 200.00 Postage and express, the sum of..

100.00 200.00 For expenses, directors, attending meetings, the sum of

100.00

200.00 Expense on account of show and supplies, the sum of

100.00 200.00 Salary of secretary, the sum of.

300.00 600.00

Total ...

$1,000.00 $2,000.00 (E) To the Illinois Live Stock Breeders' Association the sum of three thousand dollars ($3,000.00) for the two years beginning July 1, 1917, and ending June 30, 1919, to be used as follows:

Per Annum. Total. For stenographic work, the sum of...

$100.00 $200.00 For stenographic report of meeting, the sum of. 75.00 150.00 Postage and express, the sum of.

300.00 600.00

Per Annum. Stationery, the sum of

$ 50.00 Printing, the sum of.

200.00 For expense, out of town speakers, the sum of... 125.00 For cost of putting on live stock judging con

tests, feed and expense of caretakers, the sum of 400.00 For prizes offered in judging contests, the sum of 250.00

Total.
$100.00
400.00
250.00

800.00 500.00

Total ....

$1,500.00 $3,000.00 *(F) To the Illinois State Academy of Science the sum of two thousand dollars ($2,000.00) for the two years beginning July 1, 1917, and ending June 30, 1919, to be used as follows:

Per Annum. Total. For printing reports and other publications, the sum of...

$750.00 $1,500.00 For postage, express and stationery, the sum of..

250.00 500.00

Total ...

$1,000.00 $2,000.00 [Vetoed] (G) To the Illinois State Horticultural Society the sum of eleven thousand dollars ($11,000.00) for the two years beginning July 1, 1917, and ending June 30, 1919, to be used as follows:

Per Annum. Total. Printing volume and other publications, the sum of

$1,500.00 $3,000.00 Salary of secretary, the sum of..

400.00 800.00 Postage and express, the sum of...

350.00 700.00 Office rent, the sum of....

225.00 450.00 Stenographic work, the sum of..

225.00 450.00 Experiment station, the sum of..

1,000.00 2,000.00 District and State Society expense...

650.00 1,300.00 Expense of holding summer meetings and orchard demonstrations

500.00 1,000.00 Expense of executive board, committees and delegates, the sum of...

650.00 1,300.00

Total ....

$5,500.00 $11,000.00 (H) To the Illinois Firemen's Association the sum of two thousand dollars ($2,000.00) for the two years beginning July 1, 1917, and ending June 30, 1919, to be used as follows:

Per Annum. Total. For printing and distributing of its programs, its

annual report of proceedings, organization, postage, stationery, expenses of annual meeting, the dissemination of information pertaining to the business of the organization, the sum of

.: $1,000.00 $2,000.00

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