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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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J. W. Andris
F. E. Beatty
Mrs. A. M. Becker
Geo. Billhorn
W. E. Burns
John M. Exner
Joe Fahlberg
A. L. Field
Clifford Hopps
Alfred Johnson
Chas. Matson
Marion Matson
W. H. Neill ..
C. E. O'Brien
W. O'Brien
Horace Prior
Henry Showalter
Wm. A. Stabler
W. S. Stratton
J. H. Weisenberger
E. L. Whitney
Chas. Williams

BUREAU CO[UNTY.]

.Princeton 10 30
La Moille

37
.La Moille 14 28

La Moille 20 21
. Arlington 17 61
Princeton 5 10
. Arlington 1 4

La Moille 17 78
La Moille 14

70
Wyanet 28 20
Princeton 74 140
Princeton 28

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.Arlington 23 80
. Arlington 10 18
.Arlington 14
.Wyanet

85
La Moille 2
.Neponsit 13
Princeton 2
. Arlington 5 8

La Moille 40
Princeton 134 110

$ 482.60 1,388.31

693.50 761.67 673.70 235.00

60.74 1,100.30

941.40

980.00 2,817.82

960.87 1,019.35

478.90 473.65 803.62

80.00 376.25

92.50 207.16 1,131.50 4,480.67

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512 905

CARROLL CO[UNTY.] Fred Allanson

Mt. Carroll 22 58 Allanson & Elliott

.Mt. Carroll 21 H. J. Bolinger

... Lanark 25 E. S. Carbaugh

.Shannon 1 E. S. Carbaugh

. Shannon 10 72 J. L. Chambers & Son.. Milledg[e] ville 68 65 Chisholm & Rahn

.. Lanark 260 311 Walter Collins

.. Lanark 15 41 Wm. E. Faulkner Milledg[e]ville 1 4 Henry Fink .

. Chadwick 45 54 Simon Fisher

Shannon 43 37 Andrew Frey

. Lanark 23 29 Frey & Bolinger

.Shannon

33 20 Daniel Fryer & Son . . Milledg[e]ville 69 Geo. W. Fulrath

$ 1,054.00

656.25 625.00

25.00 685.86 2,391.50 11,106.10

567.50

51.50 1,377.76 1,490.50

649.25 1,652.00 2,041.80

Mt. Carroll 19 58

933.50

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CARROLL COLUNTY.]—Concluded.

Name Address
J. H. Gayman & Son... Milledg|[e]ville
Geo. G. Geary . . . . . . . . Milledg|[e]ville
Joseph Grim . . . . . . . . . Milledg[e]ville
Daniel Hannes . . . . . . . . . . Mt. Carroll
Porter Heth . . . . . . . . . Milledg[e]ville
Wm. J. Hower & Son . . . . . . . . Lanark
Oltman Janssen, Jr. . . . . . . . . Shannon
E. Kloepping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lanark

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Harry Martin . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shannon
Conrad L. Miller . . . . . . . . . . Chadwick
Geo. Miller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chadwick
D. S. Moll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shannon
Moll & Nichol . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shannon
John & G. R. Morris . . . . . . . . . Lanark :
Howard Nailor . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lanark
Jas. D. Olin & Son . . . . Milledg[e]ville
Casper Orth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lanark
Jas. Patch ........... Milledg|[e]ville
Peters Bros. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lanark
Railing & Fletcher . . . . Milledg[e]ville
C. F. Sargent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lanark
J. H. Sauer .............. Chadwick
Schell Bros. . . . . . . . . . Milledg[e]ville
Albert A. Schriner . . . . . . . . . . Lanark
Chas. F. Schriner . . . . . . . . . Chadwick
Harve J. Schriner . . . . . . . . . Chadwick
W. H. Sellers ........ Milledg[e]ville
W. S. Stitely . . . . . . . . . . . . Mt. Carroll
Harry Stoner . . . . . . . . Milledg[e]ville
L. R. Stover ......... Milledg[e]ville
Henry Sweitzer . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lanark

Truckenmiller & Warner . . . . Shannon
Truckenmiller & Woessner ... Shannon
Kendall & Turner .... Milledg[e]ville
Kendall & Turner .... Milledgselville
Stephen F. Van Brocklin . . . . Shannon
John Wagner .............. Savanna
Jno. L. Weitzel & Sisters.. Mt. Carroll
Miss Nancy Wilfong ... Milledg[e]ville

G. W. Wolfenberger ......... Lanark
Geo. H. Zier ................ Lanark
W. G. Zier ................. Shannon
"has, Zuck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lanark

One-half Appraised Cattle Hogs Sheep value 28 152 . $ 1,387.40 1 3 63.00 15 5 314.46 28 . . . . 890.00 29 . . . . 715.00 30 108 12 1,191.62 43 149 - - 2,293.50 35 82 1,192.20 53 44 1,556.83 13 45 552.00 10 . . . . 360.00 38 54 . . . . 1,388.75 19 15 . . . . . 562.50 127 140 3,298.50 29 65 S90.50 98 120 2,655.50 25 99 . . . . 1,024.00 17 37 22 881.25 74 56 . . . . 2,274.25 22 13 615.00 63 89 2,225.50 23 38 784.70 21 73 583.75 44 27 . . . . 2,129.50 155 104 12 5,752.10 26 - - - 650.00 30 14 8 604.50 10 45 448.75 44 70 1,606.25 27 76 1,108.50 56 41 1,382.50 9 159.00 25 16 766.25 11 . . . . 240.00 13 . . . . 285.00 26 32 1,002.00 20 9 629.25 19 13 473.50 17 63 927.50 17 37 724.50 5 14 168.00 14 . . . . 380.00 26 8 844.50 42 67 . . . . 1,289.50 29 14 7 905.50 2161 2868 78 $75,484.33

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