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PENAL AND REFORMATORY-STATE PENITENTIARY, DEFICIENCY. $ 1. Appropriates $125,000 for purposes named. $ 3. Emergency. $ 2 How drawn.

(SENATE BILL No. 316. APPROVED MAY 27, 1915.) An Act to make an appropriation to provide for emergency expenditures

at the Illinois State Penitentiary at Joliet; to cover deficit in ordinary expenses caused by increase in population, and to rehabilitate industrial plant and procure materials to take the place of those destroyed by fire; and declaring an emergency.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of One Hundred Twenty-five Thousand Dollars ($125,000) or so much thereof as may be necessary be and the same is hereby appropriated for the purpose of meeting emergency expenditures made necessary by the increase in population and by fire los[s]es at the Illinois State Penitentiary at Joliet for the fiscal

year

1915 : For ordinary expenses to cover increase in population to-wit: Salaries and food, officers, thirty thousand nine hundred dollars ...

. $30,900.00 Food, inmates, twenty-three thousand one hundred dollars.. 23,100.00 Clothing room, three thousand dollars..

3,000.00 Discharge clothing, transportation, eighteen hundred dollars.. 1,800.00 Upkeep cell houses, and tobacco, twelve hundred dollars.. 1,200.00 Shops, guard boxes, incidentals, fifteen hundred dollars..... 1,500.00 Power, coal and light, ten thousand, five hundred dollars.... 10,500.00 Hospital and sanitary, six hundred dollars....

600.00 Supplies, eighteen hundred dollars

1,800.00 Traveling expense, three hundred dollars.

300.00 Teaming and stables, three hundred dollars.

300.00 Total .....

.$75,000.00 As the appropriations for the years 1913 and 1914 were based upon a daily average of population of fourteen hundred prisoners at an annual cost of $187.20 per prisoner, and whereas the daily average count has steadily increased until it has reached eighteen hundred and twenty prisoners, therefore, on this basis, it will cost to maintain the Illinois State Penitentiary at Joliet for the year 1915, the sum of..$340,000.00 Amount appropriated was

265,000.00 Deficiency

$75,000.00 To rehabilitate the industrial plant, and supply materials to replace same lost by fire, to wit: For the fire of June 3rd, 1914, for materials and manu

factured stock totally destroyed; machinery and equipment damaged beyond repair, and damages to building, the sum of

$15,000.00 For the fire of December 21st, 1914, for materials and manu

factured stock totally destroyed; machinery and equipment damaged beyond repair and damages to buildings, the sum of.

35,000.00

$50,000.00 Total, One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand ($125,000.00)

dollars.

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and

directed, upon a presentation of itemized vouchers certified to by the Board of Commissioners of the Illinois State Penitentiary at Joliet, signed by the President and attested by the Secretary, with the seal of the institution attached, and approved by the Governor, to draw his warrants on the State Treasurer for the sums herein appropriated; and the State Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to pay the sums out of any money in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

§ 3. WHEREAs, said sums are immediately required; therefore, an emergency exists, and this Act shall take effect from and after its passage and approval.

APPROVED May 27th, 1915.

POWER PLANT—INSTALLATION AND EXTENSION OF EQUIPMENT. il. Appropriates $140,000. § 3. Emergency. § 2. How drawn. (House BILL No. 694. Approved JUNE 28, 1915.)

AN ACT to provide for the installation and eatension of equipment in the light, heat and power plant and in the Capitol building at Springfield, Illinois, and making an appropriation therefor. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of one hundred and forty thousand dollars ($140,000.00) be and hereby is appropriated for the installation and extension of equipment in the light, heat and power plant and in the Capitol building at Springfield, Illinois, under the direction of the Secretary of State. § 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for the funds hereby appropriated, upon the filing of bills of particulars certified to by the Secretary of State and approved by the Governor; and the State Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to pay the same out of any moneys in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated. § 3. WHEREAs, the appropriation hereinbefore provided is absolutely necessary to place said plant and Capitol building in operative efficiency at the earliest possible time, therefore an emergency exists and this Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval. APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.—DEFICIENCY. ; L Appropriates $35,000 for purposes named. § 3. Emergency. § 2. How drawn. (SENATE BIll No. 159. Approved June 11, 1915.) AN ACT making an appropriation to meet a deficiency in appropriations for the Illinois State Public Utilities Commission and to provide the necessary funds to carry on the business of said commission, including the amount necessary to carry on the business of the State Grain Inspection Department, until the first day of July, 1915, and declaring an emergency. “SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of thirty-five thou

sand ($35,000.00) dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and the same is hereby appropriated to meet a deficit in the expenses of the Illinois State Public Utilities Commission, as follows: Salaries

$23,000.00 Traveling expenses

3,400.00 Furniture

600.00 Rent, Odd Fellows Bldg., Springfield, and Insurance Exchange Bldg., Chicago

900.00 Miscellaneous expenses; outside reporting and transcripts,

books and publications, engineering, equipment, light, telephone and telegrams, water and ice, express charges, postage, stationery and printing, and office supplies.....

1,910.23 For transportation of employees in grain inspection department

5,189.77

Total

.$35,000.00 § 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed upon the presentation of proper vouchers ordered to be paid by the chairman of the Illinois State Public Utilities Commission and approved by the Governor, to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for the sum herein appropriated and the State Treasurer is authorized and directed to pay the sum (same] out of moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

§ 3. WHEREAS, the moneys above appropriated are immediately required, therefore an emergency exists, and this Act shall be in force from and after its passage and approval.

APPROVED June 11th, 1915.

RELIEF-HENRY C. ALLEN, MOTOR BOAT. $ 1. Appropriates $250.

$ 2. How drawn. (HOUSE BILL No. 514. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1915.) An Act for an appropriation to pay and reimburse Henry C. Allen for

the use and value of a motor boat used and destroyed by fire in the service of the State Fish and Game Commission.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of two hundred fifty ($250) dollars be and the same hereby is appropriated to reimburse Henry C. Allen for the loss of a motor boat while in the service of the State Fish and Game Commission.

$ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed, upon the presentation of a bill presented by the said Henry C. Allen and certified by the president of the State Fish and Game Commission, to draw his warrant upon the State Treasurer for the sum of two hundred fifty ($250) dollars payable to the said Henry C. Allen in full of all claim or demand against the State on account of the use and loss of his motor boat, and the State Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to pay the same out of any funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

RELIEF—CHARLES ALLING, INJURIES.
Preamble. § 2. How drawn.
il Appropriates $5,000.
(House BILL No. 558. APPRoved JUNE 28, 1915.)

AN ACT to make an appropriation to compensate Charles Alling, formerly attorney for the Illinois State Board of Health, for the loss of his right eye. WHEREAs, Charles Alling of the city of Chicago, county of Cook and State of Illinois was attorney for the Illinois State Board of Health on December 24th, A. D. 1913, and was then discussing in his office the adjustment of certain suits brought by him in behalf of said Board against Frank Klimek; and WHEREAs, said Frank Klimek without any provocation and without any warning then and there attempted to kill said Alling by firing a shot from a revolver through the right eye of said Alling; and WHEREAs, said injury resulted in the total loss of sight of said eye and necessitated the employment of two surgeons and expenses for hospital treatment and artificial eyes, and seriously impaired his usefulness in his profession, his remaining eye being weaker than the eye which was lost; and WHEREAs, the Court of Claims of the State of Illinois has heard testimony and arguments in behalf of a claim for $22,000 filed by said Alling and has rejected said claim, Now therefore, SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of five thousand ($5,000) dollars be and is hereby appropriated for compensation to Charles Alling, formerly attorney for the Illinois State Board of Health, for the loss of his right eye incurred by him while in the discharge of his duty as said attorney, without fault or negligence on his part, to be paid to him out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. § 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer in favor of Charles Alling for the sum hereby appropriated, and the State Treasurer is authorized and directed to pay said sum out of any money in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated. APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

RELIEF—MONS ANDERSON AND OTHERS–INJURIES.
Preamble. § 2. How drawn.
§ 1. Appropriates $30,500 to persons named.
(House BILL No. 392. APPRov ED JUNE 14, 1915.)

AN ACT for an appropriation for the relief of Mons Anderson; Catherine Morrisey; Mollie Ramenofsky; Pearl D. Bowman; Margaret Woodbury; Lillie Sumberg; Nels Munson; Catherine Payne; Norma Payne; Vivian Kelley; Joseph Herrick; Ida Ackerman; Isabelle Bennett; Ethel Steele; Nettie Steele and George Hanson. WHEREAs, Mons Anderson; Catherine Morrissey; Mollie Ramenofsky; Pearl D. Bowman; Margaret Woodbury; Lillie Sumberg; Nels

Munson; Catherine Payne; Norma Payne; Vivian Kelley; Joseph Herrick; Ida Ackerman; Isabelle Bennett; Ethel Steele; Nettie Steele and George Hanson, a minor, while passing over and upon, and being upon a certain public bridge, in a public street, in the village of Utica, in the county of La Salle and State of Illinois on the fourth day of July A. D. 1910, were and each of them was, severely and permanently injured, because of and by reason of the collapse of said bridge, and

WHEREAS, said bridge was the property of the State of Illinois, and spanned the Illinois and Michigan canal at said village of Utica, and was thrown open to, and used by the general public, at the express invitation of the State of Illinois, for years, both for foot and vehicle traffic, and was a part and parcel of a public thoroughfare, and kept up and in supposed repair by the State of Illinois, and

WHEREAS, said bridge collapsed because of its dangerous and unsafe condition, due solely to the negligence and lack of care on the part of the State of Illinois, and

WHEREAS, said persons were and each of them was, at the time of said injuries, and the collapse of said bridge, in the exercise of all due and proper care for their own safety, and

WHEREAS, the injuries to said named persons were the result solely and entirely of the negligence and carelessness by the State of Illinois, through its agents and servants, and

WHEREAS, the Court of Claims of the State of Illinois, after a full and thorough hearing upon said matter has reported, in and by its finding, that said injuries were solely the result of the carelessness of the agents and servants of the State of Illinois, and in no way chargeable to any lack of care on the part of the said persons themselves, and

WHEREAS, said Court of Claims, has recommended that in equity, claims for damages should be allowed, and appropriated for, by the General Assembly in the following amounts, viz.: Mons Anderson $500.00; Catherine Morrissey $7500.00; Mollie Ramenofsky $1500.00; Pearl Bowman $100.00; Margaret Woodbury $1000.00; Lillie Sumberg $2000.00; Nels Munson $2500.00; Catherine Payne $500.00; Norma Pavne $2500.00; Vivian Kelley $750.00; Joseph Herrick $750.00; Ida Ackerman $200.00; Isabelle Bennett $750.00; Ethel Steele $750.00; Nettie Steele $200.00; George Hanson $10,000.00, and

WHEREAS, the injuries of said named persons and each of same are permanent, and the compensation therefor named herein, is, in each case, conservative and reasonable; now therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there be, and thereby is, appropriated for the relief of Mons Anderson the sum of five hundred dollars ($500.00); for the relief of Catherine Morrissey the sum of seven thousand five hundred dollars ($7,500.00); for the relief of Mollie Ramenofsky the sum of twelve hundred dollars ($1,200.00) for the relief of Pearl Bowman the sum of one hundred dollars ($100.00); for the relief of Margaret Woodbury the sum of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00); for the relief of Lillie Sumberg the sum of eighteen hundred dollars ($1,800.00); for the relief of Nels Munson the sum of two thousand dollars ($2,000.00); for the relief of Catherine Payne the sum of five hundred dollars ($500.00); for the relief of Norma Payne

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