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AGRICULTURE-STATE FAIR BUILDINGS.

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1. Appropriates $215,000 for buildings.

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(HOUSE BILL No. 243. APPROVED JUNE 9, 1911.)

AN ACT making appropriation for the State Board of Agriculture, to be used in the construction of permanent improvements on the State fair grounds.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of two hundred and fifteen thousand dollars ($215,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of the treasury not otherwise appropriated, be and the same is hereby appropriated to the State Board of Agriculture for the construction of permanent buildings and permanent improvements for the State fair, viz:

For Swine and sheep pavilions, one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars ($125,000).

For horse barns, seventy-five thousand dollars ($75,000).
For toilet rooms, fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000).

§ 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 State Treasurer in favor of the treasurer of the Illinois State Board of Agriculture for the sums herein appropriated: Provided, that all of said money shall be paid in installments from time to time, as the same shall be needed to pay for the improvements authorized by this Act, and on vouchers to be approved by the Governor.

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AN ACT making an appropriation to pay for additional clerical services in the office of the Auditor of Public Accounts until July 1, 1911. 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 Auditor of Public Accounts the sum of $900.00 to pay for the services of two additional assistant warrant clerks to July 1, 1911, and the sum of $300.00 to pay for the services of one additional stenographer until July 1, 1911.

$2. WHEREAS, An emergency exists, therefore, this Act shall be in force and effect on and after its passage.

APPROVED June 6, 1911.

AWARDS BY COURT OF CLAIMS.

§ 1. Appropriates $6,506.49 to persons § 2. How drawn.

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AN ACT making an appropriation for the payment of the 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 the sum of six thousand, five hundred six and 49-100 dollars ($6,506.49) to pay awards made by the Court of Claims during the sessions of 1909 and 1910 to the following named persons:

To Louis Robert Mundelius, five thousand five hundred dollars ($5,500) damages for injuries received at Camp Lincoln while in the discharge of his duties as a member of the Illinois National Guard.

To Lawrence Blickman, two hundred and thirty-five dollars ($235) damages for injury received while in discharge of his duties as a member of the Illinois Naval Reserves.

To James McMillan, two hundred and twenty-five dollars ($225), damages on contract for boiler, etc., at the State power plant.

To Jennie Sanford Griffith, four hundred ninety-seven and 09-100 dollars ($497.09), for inheritance tax paid (under protest) in excess of amount required by law.

To John Fauless, sixteen and 28-100 dollars ($16.28), for services at Camp Tanner prior to being mustered into the United States service during the Spanish-American war.

To W. H. Goff, fifteen and 36-100 dollars ($15.36) for services at Camp Tanner prior to being mustered into the United States service during the Spanish-American war.

To W. C. Carlock, seventeen and 76-100 dollars ($17.76), for services at Camp Tanner prior to being mustered into the United States service during the Spanish-American war.

§ 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 June 2, 1911.

BALANCES IN CERTAIN FUNDS-TRANSFER TO GENERAL REVENUE FUND.

§ 1. Authorizes transfer of balances in certain State funds to general revenue fund.

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AN ACT to transfer the balances remaining in the State treasury on July 1, 1911, to the credit of the State Game Protection Fund, the State Fish Protection Fund, the State Food Commissioners' Fund and the Board of Administration Fund to the General Revenue Fund and to provide that all receipts on account of said departments be paid in to the State treasury to the credit of the general revenue fund.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That any and all balances in the State treasury on July 1, 1911, to the credit of the State Game Protection Fund, the State Fish Protection Fund, the State Food Commissioners' Fund, and the Board of Administration Fund be transferred on the warrant of the Auditor of Public Accounts to the General Revenue Fund and thereafter all receipts from whatsoever source received on account of said departments, respectively, shall be covered into the State treasury to the credit of the General Revenue Fund. APPROVED June 10, 1911.

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BEE-KEEPERS' ASSOCIATION.

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§ 3. Annual report.

§ 1. Appropriates $1,000 per annumproviso.

(HOUSE BILL No. 99. APPROVED JUNE 5, 1911.)

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 breed 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 appropriated for the use of the Illinois State Bee-Keepers' Association the sum of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) per annum for the years 1911 and 1912. 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 breed among bees in Illi

nois, 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.

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AN ACT making an appropriation for the repair and reconstruction of bridges over and along the Illinois and Michigan Canal. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there is hereby appropriated the sum of twelve thousand five hundred dollars ($12,500.00) out of the funds in the State treasury, not otherwise appropriated, to be used for the purpose of repair and reconstruction of bridges over and along the Illinois and Michigan Canal.

§ 2. Such repair and reconstruction shall be made by and under the direction of the canal commissioners, out of the appropriation hereby made and the money herein appropriated shall be used for no other purpose than is herein specified.

3. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant upon the State Treasurer in favor of the treasurer of the canal commissioners, for the money hereinbefore appropriated, upon the written order of the canal commissioners. APPROVED May 27, 1911.

CANAL COMMISSIONERS-REPAIRS TO LOCKS, ETC.

1. Appropriates $35,000.

§ 2. Appropriates $10,000.

§ 3. How drawn.

(SENATE BILL No. 317. APPROVED MAY 27, 1911.)

AN ACT making an appropriation for repairs to the locks, dykes and dams in and along 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 and along 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 thirty-five thousand dollars.

§ 2. That for the purpose of restoring that portion of the Illinois river, near the city of La Salle, known as the "Steamboat Channel" and "Basin," to navigable condition, there is hereby appropriated the sum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00).

§ 3. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer in favor of the treasurer of the canal commissioners, for the amounts herein appropriated, upon the written order of the canal commissioners. APPROVED May 27, 1911.

CHARITABLE ADULT BLIND, VISITATION AND INSTRUCTION.

§ 1. Appropriates $10,000 to Board of Administration.

(SENATE BILL No. 74. APPROVED JUNE 7, 1911.)

AN ACT making an appropriation for the visitation and instruction of the adult blind and providing for the expenditure thereof. 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 be and is hereby appropriated to the Board of Administration for the purposes hereinafter named out of any moneys not otherwise appropriated, the same to be drawn in like manner as other money appropriated to the Board of Administration. The Board of Administration shall be charged with the visitation of the adult blind in their homes for the purpose of instructing them in industrial pursuits and of developing such occupations as will tend to ameliorate their condition. and make them self-supporting. And it shall be the duty of the board to employ such teachers and assistants as are necessary for the service of so instructing the blind in their homes and aiding them to find. employment and market the products of their industry. All such teachers and assistants shall be employed under and subject to the

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