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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 BIll 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 hundred dollars ($3,500.00) for the payment of damages and as compensation to Sadie Jasper, administratria 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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RELIEF—DESTITUTE MINERS AT ROYALTON.

§ 1. Appropriates $26,000. § 3. How drawn. § 2. Board of Administration to distribute funds $ 4. Emergency. —report.

(HOUSE BIll No. 854. APPRoved JUNE 28, 1915.)

AN ACT making an appropriation for the relief of the suffering and destitute miners at Royalton, Illinois, and the families and dependents of miners who lost their lives in the mine disaster at Royalton, Illinois. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of twenty-six thousand dollars ($26,000.00) be and the same is hereby appropriated out of money in the State treasury, not otherwise appropriated, for the relief of the suffering and destitute miners at Royalton, Illinois, and the families and dependents of miners who lost their lives in the mine disaster at Royalton, Illinois. § 2. It shall be the duty of the Board of Administration to distribute the money herein appropriated to the persons intended to be benefited, by this Act, and to use said money for the benefit of the persons intended to be relieved in such manner as in its judgment will best relieve such suffering and destitute people. Said board shall, when its duties under this Act shall have been fully discharged, make a full and detailed report to the Governor as to the manner in which said moneys have been distributed. § 3. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant for the sum of twenty-six thousand dollars ($26,000), payable to said Board of Administration upon a requisition signed by said board and attested by its seal, and the Treasurer is authorized to pay the same out of any money on hand not otherwise appropriated. 4. WHEREAs, an emergency exists, therefore, this Act shall be in force and effect from and after its passage. APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

RELIEF—DOROTHEA SCHAEFER—INJURIES. Preamble. § 2. How drawn. § 1. Appropriates $2,500.

(House BILL No. 344. APPRov Ed JUNE 28, 1915.)

AN Act for an appropriation for the relief of Dorothea Schaefer. WHEREAs, Dorothea Schaefer was on the 11th day of July, 1913, while employed in the laundry in the Illinois Northern Hospital for the Insane at Elgin, injured while working with a mangle, under such circumstances as would in the opinion of the Court of Claims of this State delivered at the October term 1914, make the State liable under the Workmen's Compensation Act, and WHEREAs, the said Dorothea Schaefer misconceived her remedy and brought action in the Court of Claims, and WHEREAs, it would work a great hardship and entail more delay upon the said Dorothea Schaefer to take her claim to the Industrial Board even if it be not now too late, and the State would in any event have to provide for the payment of any award therein, therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of twenty-five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) is hereby appropriated out of any funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated for the purpose of paying the said Dorothea Schaefer for the loss sustained on account of injuries while in the employ of the State of Illinois, July 11, 1913, at the State Asylum for the Insane at Elgin.

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his voucher for the amount above appropriated payable to Dorothea Schaefer, upon the State Treasurer and the State Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to pay the same out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

RELIEF—PETER H. SCHWABA, INJURIES. Preamble. § 2. How drawn. § 1. Appropriates $1,000.

(House BILL No. 461. APPRoved JUNE 28, 1915.)

AN ACT to make an appropriation to compensate Peter H. Schwaba, law clerk for the IHinois State Board of Health, for injuries sustained. WHEREAs, Peter H. Schwaba of the city of Chicago, county of Cook and State of Illinois, was a law clerk in the office of the attorney for the Illinois State Board of Health on December 24th, A. D. 1913, and was present in the office of the attorney for the State Board of Health when Mr. Charles Alling the attorney for the Illinois State Board of Health was discussing 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 *W warning then and there attempted to kill said Schwaba by firing a shot from a revolver, which said shot penetrated the head of said Schwaba; and WHEREAs the shock and injury caused by said shot resulted in the impairment of the health of the said Peter H. Schwaba causing in*nia, loss of weight, instability, general depression, anemia and general debility; and WHEREAs, said injury necessitated the employment of two surgeons * expenses for hospital treatment and subsequent medical treatment *d oriously impaired his usefulness; and WHEREAs the Court of Claims of the State of Illinois has heard stimony and arguments in behalf of a claim for $5,000.00, filed by said Schwaba and has rejected said claim, now therefore SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 'osented in the General Assembly: That the sum of one thousand $1000) dollars be and is hereby appropriated for compensation to or H. Schwaba, law clerk in the office of the attorney for the Illinois Sule Board of Health, for injuries he sustained and expenses incurred him while in the discharge of his duty as said law clerk for the

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