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Total. $ 600.00

Per annum. Salary of secretary

$300.00 Expenses of directors attending annual meeting

130.00 Expense on account of annual convention... 450.00 Expense on account of one-day conventions. 600.00

260.00

900.00 1,200.00

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, 1915, and ending June 30, 1917, to be used as follows:

Per annum.

Total. For expense of judging and lectures..

$400.00 $800.00 Printing catalogue

100.00 200.00 Postage and express

100.00

200.00 Directors' expense

100.00 200.00 Salary of Secretary

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, 1915, and ending June 30, 1917, to be used as follows:

Per annum.

Total. For stenographic work

$100.00 $200.00 For stenographic report of meeting.

75.00

150.00 Postage

300.00 600.00 Stationery

50.00

100.00 Printing

200.00 400.00 For expense of out of town speakers.

125.00

250.00 For cost of putting on live-stock judging

contests, feed, and expense of caretakers.. 400.00 800.00 For prizes offered in judging contests...... 250.00

500.00

Total

$1,500.00 $3,000.00 (F) *To the Illinois State Academy of Science, the sum of four thousand dollars ($4,000.00) for the two years beginning July 1, 1915, and ending June 30, 1917, to be used as follows:

Per annum.

Total. *Printing [vetoed]

$750.00 $1,500.00 *Postage [vetoed]

300.00 600.00 *Traveling expenses of speakers (vetoed]

200.00 400.00 *Clerical help [vetoed]

600.00 1,200.00 *Contingent fund [vetoed]..

150.00 300.00 Total

$2,000.00 $4,000.00 (G) To the Illinois State Horticultural Society, the sum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) for the two years beginning July 1, 1915, and ending June 30, 1917, to be used as follows:

Per annum.

Total. Printing volume

$1,500.00 $3,000.00 Salary of Secretary

400.00 800.00

Per annum. Postage

$350.00 Offce rent

225.00 Stenographic work

225.00 District societies' expense

450.00 Experiment Station

600.00 Expense, State Society meeting.

600.00 Expense of Executive Board committees and delegates

650.00

Total. $ 700.00

450.00 450.00

900.00 1,200.00 1,200.00

1,300.00

Total ..

$5,000.00 $10,000.00 $ 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 board, society or association hereinbefore mentioned, upon proper voucher presented to him, signed by the President of such board, society or association, and attested by the Secretary of the same and approved by the Governor.

APPROVED (except as to items and amounts vetoed in my veto message of this date) June 29th, 1915.

I hereby certify that the foregoing Act, as printed above, except the words and figures in brackets, is a correct copy of House Bill No. 935, as enrolled and submitted to the Governor for his approval. The iterns marked with a star, (*) to wit

: (State Board of Agriculture) "For salary of Secretary of said board, $4,000.00 per annum;" "For coal, coke and wood, $155.00 per annum; ;"“For forage, $720.00 per annum; "For traveling expenses of members of board, $3,000.00 per annum;" "For cattle barns, $20,000.00;". "For construction of a sanitary kitchen and toilets for Boys' State Fair School, $5,000.00;" “ For construction of permanent and sanitary eating houses, $10,000.00;","For reconstructing seating capacity of coliseum, $5,000.00;" "Fo constructing free grand stand, $20,000.00;" (Illinois State Academy of Science): "To the Illinois State Academy of Science, the sum of four thousand dollars ($4,000.00) for the two years beginning July 1, 1915, and ending June 30, 1917, to be used as follows: Printing, $750.00 per annum; postage, $300.00 per annum; traveling expenses of speakers, $200.00 per annum; clerical help, $600.00 per annum; contingent fund, $150.00 per annum; total, $2,000.00 per annum:" were vetoed or vetoed in part by the Governor as indicated above after each item, by which action the total appropriation for all of the boards, societies and associations named and for the purposes stated in this Act is reduced from $179,150.00 to $110,400.00.

LEWIS G. STEVENSON, Secretary of State. GOVERNOR'S VETO MESSAGE.

STATE OF ILLINOIS, EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT,

SPRINGFIELD, June 29, 1915. To the Honorable, the House of Representatives of the General Assembly of Illinois:

I return herewith House Bill No. 935, “An Act making an appropriation in aid of the State Board of Agriculture, the State Bee Keepers' Association, the Illinois Dairy men's Association, the Illinois State Poultry 'A:sociation, the Illinois Live Stock Breeders' Association, the Illinois State Academy of Science and the Illinois State Horticultural Society," and veto and withhold my approval from the following items and amounts therein contained:

In section 1, paragraph (a) To the State Board of Agriculture, the item: "For salary of Secretary of said board $4,000.00 per annum," I approve in the sum of $3,500.00 per annum and voto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said sum of $3,500.00 per annum.

In section 1, paragraph (a), I veto the item: "For coal, coke and wood, $155.00 per annum."
In section i, paragraph (a), I veto the item: "For forage, $720.00 per annum.

In section 1, paragraph (a), the item: “For traveling expenses of members of board, $3,000.00 per annum," I approve in the sum of $2,000.00 per annum and veto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said sum of $2,000.00 per annum.

In section 1, paragraph (a), I veto the item: "For cattle barns, $20,000.00."

In section 1, paragraph (a), I veto the item: "For construction of a sanitary kitchen and toilets for Boy's State Fair School, $5,000.00."

In section 1, paragraph (a), I veto the item: "For construction of permanent and sanitary eating houses, $10,000.00."

In section 1, paragraph (a), I veto the item: “For reconstructing seating capacity of Coliseum, $5,000.00."

In section 1, paragraph (a), I veto the item: "For constructing free grand stand, $20,000.00.”

In section 1, paragraph (1), I veto the item: “To the Illinois State Academy of Science, the sum of four thousand dollars $4,000.00) for the two years beginning July 1, 1915, and ending June 30, 1917, to be used as follows: Printing, $750.00 per annum; postage, $300.00 per annum; traveling expenses of speakers, $200.00 per annum; clerical help, 8600.00 per annum; contingent fund .$150.00 per annum; total, $2,000.00 per annum. Respectfully submitted,

E. F. DUNNE, Governor.

AGRICULTURE-STATE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY.

Preamble.

$ 2. How drawn.

§ 1. Appropriates $5,000.

$ 3. Emergency. (HOUSE BILL No. 265. APPROVED MAY 6, 1915.) An Act to re-appropriate, for the use of the Illinois State Horticuitural

Society, the sum of $5,000 already appropriated by the 48th Gen[eral] Assembly.

WHEREAS, The General (48th) Assembly, House Bill 895, approved June 30th, 1913, appropriated for the use of the Illinois State Horticultural Society $5,000.00 per annum for the years 1912 and 1913 (which should have read for the years 1913 and 1914), and

WHEREAS by the decision of the Auditor of Public Accounts, the appropriation for the year 1912 was not available, and has not been drawn.

WHEREAS the society is without funds to pay the expenses of 1914. 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 dollars ($5,000.00) be and the same is hereby appropriated to The Illinois State Horticultural Society.

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized to draw his warrant upon the State Treasury [Treasurer) for the sum in this Act specified on a bill of particulars, certified to by the officials of said society and approved by the Governor, the State Treasurer shall pay the same out of any funds in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

§ 3. WHEREAS said sum of money is immediately required, therefore an emergency exists and this Act shall take effect from and after

its passage.

APPROVED May 6th, 1915.

AUDITOR-DEFICIENCY.

§ 1. Appropriates $4,500.

$ 3. Emergency.

$ 2. How drawn.

APPROVED MAY 7, 1915.)

(HOUSE BILL No. 209. An Act for an appropriation to meet a deficit in the appropriation for

incidental expenses of the office of Auditor of Public Accounts.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the following sums be and the same are hereby appropriated out of any funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated : Traveling expenses, bank examiners

$2,000.00 Traveling expenses, examiners building and loan department.. 200.00 Postage

1,200.00 Telephone and telegraph

400.00 Expressage

100.00 Traveling expenses-office

300.00 Incidentals-newspapers, water, ice, supplies.

300.00

Total

.$4,500.00

8 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is authorized to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for the amounts above appropriated and the Treasurer is authorized and directed to pay the same out of any moneys in the State treasury.

$ 3. WHEREAS, the sums hereby appropriated are immediately required, therefore an emergency exists and this Act shall take effect from and after its passage and approval.

APPROVED May 7th, 1915.

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BIOLOGICAL LABORATORY-DEFICIENCY.
| 1. Appropriates $3,000 for purchase of hogs. § 3. Emergency.
1 2 How drawn.

(SENATE BILL No. 464. APPROVED JUNE 11, 1915.)
An Act making an appropriation to provide for a deficiency appropria-

tion for the purchase of hogs necessary for producing serum, including labor, feed and all other laboratory work and necessary supplies and to include all bills incurred in connection with Biological Laboratory, until July 1, 1915.

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SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of three thousand dollars ($3,000.00) or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and is hereby appropriated to meet a deficiency for the purchase of hogs necessary for producing serum, including labor, feed and all other laboratory work and necessary supplies and to include all bills incurred in connection with Biological Laboratory, until July 1, 1915.

$ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized to draw his warrants for the above amounts upon the State Treasurer, upon vouchers certified by the Board of Live Stock Commissioners and approved by the Governor.

§ 3. WHEREAS, an emergency exists; therefore, this Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED June 11th, 1915.

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF STATE CONTRACTS-DEFICIENCY. | Appropriates $85,000 for expenses to October $ 2. How drawn. 1, 1915.

§ 3. Emergency. (HOUSE BILL No. 528. APPROVED JUNE 3, 1915.) AN ACT making an appropriation to meet the deficiencies in the appro

priations to the Board of Commissioners of State Contracts for the purchase of printing paper and stationery, for public printing, and for public binding under contract by the State of Illinois.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That for the purpose of meeting the deficiencies in the appropriation for printing paper and stationery for public printing and for public binding, and to provide the necessary

funds for said purposes for the period ending September 30, 1915, there í be and is hereby appropriated to the Board of Commissioners of State

Contracts the following: For printing paper and stationery, the sum of twenty-six thousand dollars ($26,000)[:] for public printing, the sum of thirty-eight thousand dollars ($38,000) [;)

] for public binding, the sum of twenty-one thousand dollars ($21,000). Total eighty-five thousand dollars ($85,000).

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for the sums herein appropriated, said warrants to be drawn only on itemized bills, signed by said Board of Commissioners of State Contracts, and the State Treasurer is hereby directed to pay said warrants, drawn as aforesaid, out of any funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

$ 3. WHEREAS, an emergency exists, therefore, this Act shall be in force from and after its passage and approval.

APPROVED June 3, 1915.

ILLINOIS WATERWAY. § 1. Illinois Waterway-route-cost-bonds. § 11. Police powers-sanitary regulations-health

officer. $ 2. Construction-Board of Commissioners appointment-term-oath-bond.

$ 12. Appropriation--bond issues-denominations

-sale-date-interest-payment. $ 3. Officer and employees-treasurer-bond

compensation of appointees-powers of $ 13. Expenditures-manner of payment-funds commission-meetings.

under control of commission. § 4. Salaries of commissioners.

$ 14. Annual report-audit of books. $ 5. Secretary-bond-duties-contracts by com $ 15. Annual tax to pay priacipal and interestmission.

on bonds-sinking fund. § 6. Route--divisions of canal described-water $ 16. Lease of water power. rights.

§ 17. Tolls-disbursement of sinking sund-free $ 7. Damages to drainage or sewer systems or

use of canal by United States. private property-reconstruction-bridges -paving approaches---dykes at Ottawa. f 18. Channel to be tendered to United States

government when bonds are paid. § 8. Right to enter upon and use private property.

$ 19. Act not to interfere with Rivers and Lakes

Commission. $ 9. Eminent domain--damages from overflowpayment-attorney fees.

$ 20. Illinois and Michigan Canal not to be dis

turbed until waterway completed. § 10. Purchase of property and supplies-award

of contracts--piece work--purchase of ma $ 21. Repeal.
chinery-insurance of employees.

$ 22. Validity. (HOUSE BILL NO. 914. APPROVED JUNE 18, 1915.) An Act to provide for the construction of a deep waterway or canal to

be known as the Illinois Waterway, from the water power plant of the Sanitary District of Chicago, at or near Lockport, in Will County, Illinois, to a point in the Illinois River at or near Utica, in LaSallo County, Illinois, to provide for the issuance of bonds to pay for said deep waterway, to provide for the development and utilization of the water power that may be generated from the water flowing through said waterway, to create a commission to be known as the Illinois Waterway Commission and to make an appropriation to carry out the provisions of this Act.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That a deep waterway or canal be constructed by the State of Illinois as soon as practicable, to be known as the Illinois Waterway, from the water power plant of the

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