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Illinois State Board of Live Stock Commissioners, and the same is hereby approved for payment.

B. J. SHANLEY, O. E. DYSON,
Chairman. State Veterinarian.
R. M. PATTERSON,
Member.

For the State Board of Live
Stock Commissioners.
C. A. Low ERY,
- Secretary.
State Board Live
Stock Commissioners.
APPROVED June 29th, 1915.

RELIEF—FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE, CLAIMs (4).

§ 1. Appropriates $100,000 to pay losses incurred 5 2. How drawn. in Suppression of foot and mouth disease.

(House BILL No. 980. APPRoved JUNE 29, 1915.)

AN ACT making an appropriation for the payment to the owners of live stock for fifty per cent (50%) of the loss or damage suffered by the slaughter of animals belonging to said owner, also for the payment of such other claims by the State equal to the amount paid by the United States Government, to suppress the foot and mouth disease, 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 two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000), *[$100,000] or as much thereof as may be necessary, be, and the same is hereby appropriated out of any money in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of making payment to the owners of live stock to the extent of fifty per cent (50%) of all loss, or damage suffered by the slaughter of animals belonging to said owner, also for the payment of such other claims by the State to an amount equal to the amount paid by the United States government. § 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants on the State treasury, upon the presentation of properly itemized vouchers certified to by the chairman and secretary of the board of live stock commissioners, and approved by the Governor; and the State Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to pay the same. § 3. All claims for losses, similar in nature to those allowed by the proper officials of the United States Government, shall likewise be allowed and immediately paid: Provided, however, the amount of such payment shall not exceed that as paid by the Federal authorities. APPROVED (except as to amounts vetoed in my veto message of this date) June 29th, 1915. * I hereby certify that the foregoing Act, as printed above, except the figures in brackets, is a correct copy of House Bill No. 980, as enrolled and submitted to the Governor for his approval. The Govenor vetoed all of the sum contained in said Act in excess of $100,000, by which action the appropriation for

the purpose sta the Act is reduced from $200,000.00, as printed above, to $100,000.00. p ted in t is red '" Lewis G. STEVENson, Secretary of State.

GOVERNOR'S VETO MESSAGE.
STATE OF ILLINois,
f ExECUTIVE DEPARTMENT.
SPRI GFIELD, June 29, 1915.

To the Honorable, the House of Representatives of the General Assembly of Illinois:

I return herewith, House Bill No. 980, “An Act making an appropriation for the payment to the owners of live stock for fifty per cent (50%) of the loss or damage suffered by the slaughter of animals belonging to said owner, also for the payment of such other claims by the State equal to the amount paid by the United States Government, to suppress the foot and mouth disease, and making an appropriation therefor.”

I approve in the sum of $100,000.00 the item of two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000.00) therein contained and veto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said $100,000.00.

I am advised by the State Veterinarian, Dr. O. E. Dyson, that in his judgment $100,000.00 will be a sufficient amount to defray the expenses of any costs arising under the provisions of this Act.

Respectfully submitted, E. F. D E, G
- . F. DUNNE, Governor.

RELIEF–NATHAN E. GRAY-INJURIES.
Preamble. § 1. Appropriates $2,000—how drawn.
(House BILL No. 398. APPRoved JUNE 28, 1915.)

AN ACT making an appropriation for the relief of Nathan E. Gray.

WHEREAs, Nathan E. Gray, while in obedience to the orders of his superiors in the lawful and faithful discharge of his regular duties as a guard in the Southern Illinois Penitentiary at Menard, Illinois, on the twenty-sixth day of October, 1912, by reason of the wilful act of prisoners of the said penitentiary substained [sustained] permanent injuries, resulting in the loss of one of his legs, therefore

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the Auditor of Public Accounts be and he is hereby directed to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer in favor of the said Nathan E. Gray for the sum two thousand dollars out of any funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated and said Treasurer is authorized and directed to pay said sum to the said Nathan E. Gray.

APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

RELIEF—THRESA GUPPY, INJURIES.

§ 1. Appropriates $2,000—how drawn.
(House BILL No. 554. Approved JUNE 28, 1915.)

AN ACT making an appropriation of the sum of two thousand dollars ($2,000.00) for the payment of damages for injuries suffered by and as compensation for injury to Thresa Gummy and providing for the payment of said amount out of the State treasury. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of two thousand dollars ($2,000.00) be, and the same is hereby appropriated and directed to be paid from any fund not otherwise appropriated in the State treasury of the State of Illinois, for the payment of damages for injuries suffered by Thresa Guppy, and as compensation for said injuries received at the Peoria State Hospital at South Bartonville, Illinois, on the 31st day of March, A. D. 1913. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer in favor of the said Thresa

Guppy for the sum hereby appropriated, and the State Treasurer shall pay the same out of any money in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

RELIEF—FRANK HOLTERMANN, INJURIES. § 1. Appropriates $3,000. § 2. How drawn. (House BILL No. 400. Approved JUNE 29, 1915.)

AN ACT making an appropriation for the relief of Frank Holtermann. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of three thousand ($3,000) dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated out of any money in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated for the relief of Frank Holtermann of the city of Chicago, county of Cook, who is suffering from injuries received which are practically incurable and which injuries were received by him in Lincoln park, city of Chicago, by being struck by an auto truck being operated under the control and jurisdiction of the commissioners of Lincoln park. § 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 Frank Holtermann, payable out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, and the State Treasurer is hereby authorized to pay the same. APPROVED June 29th, 1915.

RELIEF—ALICE A. INGHAM–REFUND OF INHERITANCE TAX. Preamble. § 1. Appropriates $322.37—how drawn. (House BILI, No. 241. APPROVED JUNE 29, 1915.

AN ACT making an appropriation to Alice A. Ingham, eacecutrir of the estate of George K. Ingham of DeWitt county, Illinois, to reimburse her for a sum of money paid in error through the county treasurer of DeWitt county to the State Treasurer of Illinois. WHEREAs, Alice A. Ingham of DeWitt county, Illinois, widow of George K. Ingham deceased, in her capacity as executrix of the estate of her deceased husband on the 11th day of November, 1914, paid to William M. Price, county treasurer of DeWitt County, the sum of $657.90 as the inheritance tax on the estate of her husband, and WHEREAs, Said inheritance tax was erroneously computed at the rate of two per cent instead of one per cent, and WHEREAs, Said sum of $657.90 less the county treasurer's commission was by said county treasurer immediately turned over to the State of Illinois, less the fee of the county treasurer amounting to $13.16, so that the total amount remitted to the State was $644.74, that being $322.37 paid to the State of Illinois in excess of the amount due for inheritance tax on said estate, and WHEREAs, Said Alice A. Ingham filed her petition in the county court of DeWitt county, asking that this error be corrected and the county judge of said county, the Hon. Frederick C. Hill, entered an order finding that the estate should have been taxed at the rate of one

per cent instead of two per cent, and that said judgment was entered within two years of the date of the filing of this order to wit: On November 12th, A. D. 1914, he further finds that there is now due and owing Alice A. Ingham, executrix, the amount of said error paid, the sum of $328.94. The statement of the Hon. Andrew Russel, State Treasurer, hereto appended shows that the records of the State Treasurer's office show that there was received from the county treasurer of DeWitt county, Illinois, the inheritance tax receipt of George K. Ingham's estate, dated November 11, 1914, for the amount of $657.90, and that on November 12, 1914, there was received from said county treasurer the sum of $644.74 and that the county treasurer's commission was $13.16, making the total $657.90,

WHEREAS, The original receipt of W. M. Price, county treasurer of DeWitt county, countersigned by William Ryan, Jr., Treasurer of the State of Illinois and under the seal of the State Treasurer's office is hereto appended, also the written statement of Hon. Andrew Russel, State Treasurer under date of March 5, 1915, is hereto appended showing the payment of the funds herein set forth and also the order of the county judge of DeWitt County. Now therefore

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That for the purpose of reimbursing Alice A. Ingham, executrix of the estate of George K. Ingham, her deceased husband, for the sum of $322.37, paid in error by her through the erroneous computation of the tax rate of two per cent instead of one per cent. There is hereby appropriated to the said Alice A. Ingham, executrix, out of the funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $322.37. The Auditor of Puplic Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant upon the State Treasurer for the sum hereby appropriated in favor of said Alice A. Ingham, executrix, and the State Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to pay the same.

APPROVED June 29th, 1915.

RELIEF-SADIE JASPER, DEATH OF JOHN JASPER, § 1. Appropriates $3,500-how drawn.

(HOUSE BILL No. 648. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1915.) An Act making an appropriation of the sum of three thousand five hun

dred dollars ($3,500.00) for the payment of damages and as com pensation to Sadie Jasper, administratrix of the estate of John Jasper, deceased, on account of the death of the said John Jasper.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of three thousand five hundred dollars ($3,500.00) be, and the same is hereby appropriated and directed to be paid from any fund not otherwise appropriated in the State treasury of the State of Illinois, for the payment of damages and compensation to the said Sadie Jasper, administratrix of the estate of John Jasper, deceased, for the death of the said John Jasper which occurred on the 22nd day of May, A. D. 1913, at the Anna State hospital, for the insane, at the city of Anna, in the said State of Illinois, whilst the said John Jasper was then and there in the employ of said State at

said hospital. That the Auditor of Public Accounts of said State be, and he is hereby, directed to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer in favor of the said Sadie Jasper, administratrix of the estate of the said John Jasper, deceased, for the said sum of three thousand five hundred dollars ($3,500.00), to be paid out of any moneys in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

RELIEF—WALTER O. JONES, INJURIES. # 1. Appropriates $1,000. § 2. How drawn. (House BILL No. 85. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1915.)

AN ACT appropriating one thousand dollars for the relief of Walter O. Jones of Urbana, Illinois, and providing for the payment of the said amount out of the State treasury. 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 the sum of one thousand dollars for the relief of Walter O. Jones of Urbana, Illinois, who was seriously and permanently injured while as a student he was working his way through the University of Illinois, by having his hand caught in a set of cogwheels in the electrical building where he was employed in said institution. § 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized to draw his warrant upon the State Treasurer for said amount in favor of said Walter O. Jones, payable out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

RELIEF—BERTHROL C. B. JORGENSEN-BALANCE UNEXPENDED. il Appropriates balance unexpended under Act of 1911. (House Bill. No. 907. Approved JUNE 23, 1915.)

AN ACT reappropriating the appropriation made in an Act entitled, “An Act for an appropriation for the relief of Berthrol C. B. Jorgensen,” approved June 5, 1911, in force July 1, 1911. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there is hereby reappropriated to the Berthrol C. B. Jorgensen so much of the sum of seven thousand five hundred dollars ($7,500.00) heretofore appropriated, pursuant to the provisions of an Act entitled, “An Act for an appropriation for the relief of Berthrol C. B. Jorgensen,” approved June 5, 1911, in force July 1, 1911, as shall not have been expended on or before the thirtieth day of September, A. D. 1915, payable from the State treasury in accordance with the provisions of said Act. APPROVED June 23d, 1915.

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