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Auditor, during his life time in suit vs. James S. McCullough and others, nine hundred thirty-six and 60-100 ($936.60) dollars. To Mary Badgley Wells, on account of inheritance tax collected erroneously and paid into the State treasury, forty-six and 70-100 ($46.70) dollars. To Bradford Wells, on account of inheritance tax collected erroneously and paid into the State treasury, eight hundred eighty-six and 09-100 ($886.09) dollars. To Mildred Wells Carton, on account of inheritance tax collected erroneously and paid into the State treasury, twenty-three and 35-100 ($23.35) dollars. To Mary Jane Hess, on account of inheritance tax collected erroneously and paid into the State treasury, eight hundred seven and 60-100 ($807.60) dollars. To Elizabeth Ullman, on account of inheritance tax collected erroneously and paid into the State treasury, nine hundred seventeen and 08-100 ($917.08) dollars. To Cordova L. Peniston, executor of the last will and testament of May Buckingham, deceased, on account of inheritance tax collected erroneously and paid into the State treasury, four thousand two hundred sixteen and 98-100 ($4,216.98) dollars. To S. L. James, on account of inheritance tax moneys paid into the State treasury by him as county treasurer by mistake, fourteen and 40-100 ($14.40) dollars. To Ella L. Bernard, on account of money invested in purchase of o for a quilt at Elgin State Hospital, ten and 41-100 ($10.41) ollars. To W. M. Allen Son & Co., on account of refund of moneys deposited with Board of Administration on building contract for buildings at Chicago State Hospital, five thousand nine hundred fifty and 00-100 ($5,950.00) dollars. § 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant on the State treasury in favor of said persons and companies, respectively, for the amounts herein appropriated, upon a proper certification by the Court of Claims and approval of the Governor, payable out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

RELIEF—VAN ROY BARNES, INJURIES. Preamble. § 2. How drawn. § 1. Appropriates $1,500.

(House BILL No. 14. Approved JUNE 28, 1915.)

AN ACT making an appropriation for the relief of Van Roy Barnes,

WHEREAs, Van Roy Barnes, while on duty as a carpenter and repair man in the steam department of the University of Illinois changing locks on certain University of Illinois buildings and employed by the State of Illinois, received severe personal injuries as a result of the dangerous and unsafe condition of a certain cellar stairway in said University building and under the control of the University of Illinois, on the 21st day of July, A. D. 1914; the injuries so received being permanent and received while in the line of duty as employe of the State, therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there be and there hereby is appropriated the sum of fifteen hundred ($1,500) dollars for the relief of Van Roy Barnes, who received severe personal injuries as a result of the dangerous and unsafe condition of a certain cellar stairway in a building of the University of Illinois on the 21st day of July, A. D. 1914. The injuries so received being permanent and received while in the line of duty as employe of the said State.

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts of the State of Illinois is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer of the State of Illinois for the said sum of fifteen hundred ($1,500) dollars in favor of the said Van Roy Barnes, and the State Treasurer shall pay the same out of funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

RELIEF—HANNAH BRUCE, MEDICAL EXPENSES. § 1. Appropriates $2,600.00. § 2. How drawn. (SENATE BILL No. 425. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1915.)

AN ACT making an appropriation for the relief of Hannah A. Bruce, mother of Ethel Bruce.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of two thousand six hundred dollars ($2,600.00) be and the same is hereby appropriated out of any money in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the benefit of Hannah A. Bruce, mother of Ethel Bruce, to repay said Hannah A. Bruce for the medical, surgical and other expenses occasioned to Ethel Bruce, of the city of Chicago, county of Cook, who is suffering from permanent injuries received which are practically incurable and which injuries were received by her in the D. R. Cameron school, city of Chicago, by having her spine broken while attending said school as a pupil and which school is under jurisdiction of the board of education of Chicago.

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant upon the State Treasurer for the amount set forth in section 1 hereof, in favor of said Hannah A. Bruce, the mother of Ethel Bruce, payable out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, and the State Treasurer is hereby authorized to pay the same.

APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

RELIEF—KATHRYN CULVER, ASSIGNEE CULVER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY. Preamble. § 2. How drawn. § 1. Appropriates $725.68. (SENATE Bill No. 45. Approved JUNE 14, 1915.) AN ACT making an appropriation for the relief of Kathryn Culver, assignee of the Culver Construction Company.

WHEREAs, in October and November 1904, the Culver Construction

company of Springfield, Illinois, made certain repairs to the National Lincoln Monument at Springfield at the cost to said company of seven hundred twenty-five and 68-100 dollars, for which a bill was promptly rendered to the Lincoln Monument Commission, but for which no compensation has been made; and WHEREAs, on the 4th day of August 1907 the said Lincoln Monument Commission, by proper action shown upon its records, decided to advise the said Culver Construction Company to prepare a bill covering the amount and submit the same to the Legislature, and further that the trustees of said commission would aid in securing its passage, but no such bill for appropriation was prepared or submitted; and WHEREAs, claim for said amount was filed in the Court of Claims of the State of Illinois on the 10th day of February 1912, and upon hearing, the court, on the 19th day of November 1914, disallowed the said claim on the sole ground that more than two years elapsed between the making of said repairs and filing claim therefor in the Court of Claims, and in its opinion the said Court of Claims did find and declare that the said Culver Construction Company had rendered valuable services to the State for which it should be compensated to the extent of said claim, and that the refusal of said court to make an award should not preclude the company from seeking recovery from the Legislature; and WHEREAs, Kathryn Culver, widow of the late General James S. Culver, has succeeded to all rights of the Culver Construction Company to said claim, therefore: SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there be and hereby is appropriated for the relief of said Kathryn Culver, the sum of seven hundred twenty-five and 68-100 dollars. § 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer of the State of Illinois, in favor of said Kathryn Culver for said sum to be paid out of any money in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated. APPROVED June 14th, 1915.

RELIEF—ROSE H. FARMER, VERNE KELLEY AND INEZ GOODWIN–DEATHS. Preamble. § 2. How drawn. i 1. Appropriates $9500 to persons named. (House BILL No. 393. Approved JUNE 14, 1915.)

AN ACT for an appropriation for the payment of damages for the deaths, respectively, of Rose H. Farmer, Verne Kelley and Inez Goodwin. WHEREAs, Rose H. Farmer, Verne Kelley and Inez Goodwin, 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 LaSalle, and State of Illinois, on the fourth day of July A. D. 1910, were and each of them was injured and killed, 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

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of the State of Illinois, for years, both for foot and vehicle traffic, and was 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 of 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 findings, 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: For the death of Rose H. Farmer, $3,500.00; for the death of Verne Kelley $3,000.00; for the death of Inez Goodwin $3,000.00, and, WHEREAs, the said compensation for said deaths so named, 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 there hereby is appropriated for the death of Rose H. Farmer, the sum of three thousand five hundred dollars ($3,500.00); for the death [of] Verne Kelley the sum of three thousand dollars ($3,000.00); for the death of Inez Goodwin the sum of three thousand dollars ($3,000.00); all of whom were killed by the collapse of a defective bridge owned and possessed by the State of Illinois, over the Illinois and Michigan Canal at Utica, Illinois, and because of the carelessness of the agents and servants of the State of Illinois. § 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts of the State of Illinois is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer of the State of Illinois, for the said amounts so appropriated for each of said persons, respectively, as set forth and described in section one (1) of this Act, in favor, in each case, of the duly appointed and qualified legal representatives of the particular person, and for the said particular specified amount so named, specified and set forth in said section one (1) of this Act; and all of said amounts to be payable out of any money in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated, and the State Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to pay such warrants, and each and every of same, out of any money in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated. APPROVED June 14th, 1915.

RELIEF–FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE, CLAIMS (1).

# 1. Appropriates $975,563.48 to pay one-half of § 2. How drawn.
appraised value of live stock slaughtered
in suppression of foot and mouth disease, $ 3. Emergency.
to persons named.
Certificate.

(House BILL No. 415. APPROVED MAY 20, 1915.)

AN ACT to provide for the payment of fifty per cent of losses sustained on account of the slaughter of live stock to suppress the foot-andmouth disease and to make an appropriation therefor. WHEREAs, A contagious and infectious disease known as foot and mouth disease, to which cattle, sheep, other ruminants and swine are highly susceptible, has been prevalent in Illinois (as well as many Other States) since November 1, 1914, and WHEREAs, The fact has been determined that the only effective means of eradicating said disease, is by the slaughter of all animals affected with or known to have been exposed to the contagion thereof, and WHEREAs, In order to protect the live stock interests within the State as well as those of the country at large, many residents of the State have been compelled to subject cattle, sheep and swine to slaughter in order to facilitate the complete eradication of foot and mouth disease within the State, and WHEREAs, The United States Government has paid or provided for the payment of fifty (50) per cent of the losses sustained on account of the slaughter of such live stock and it is just and equitable that the State should contribute a like amount to such loss; therefore, SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of nine hundred seventy-five thousand, five hundred sixty-three dollars and forty-eight cents ($975,563.48), or so much thereof as shall be necessary, be, and the same hereby is appropriated out of any funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated to reimburse and pay one-half of the appraised value of live stock slaughtered for the suppression of the footand-mouth disease, in accordance with the report of the State Board of Live Stock Commissioners of the State of Illinois and the Bureau of Animal Industry of the United States, presented herewith to the following named persons in the several and respective sums as hereinafter stated, to-wit:

HERDS SLAUGHTERED WITHIN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS

0N Account of Foot AND MoUTH DISEASE AND APPRAISED VALUE. March 16, 1915.

ADAMS COLUNTY.]

One-half Appraised

Name Address Cattle Hogs Sheep value W. H. Oller ................ Mendon 5 1 . . . . $ 98.88

C. W. Wright (Farm 1), ....Mendon 10 19 5 370.00

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