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RELIEF-DESTITUTE MINERS AT ROYALTON. § 1. Appropriates $20,000.

§ 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. APPROVED 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

attorney of the Illinois State Board of Health, without fault or negligence on his part, to be paid to him out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants on the State Treasurer in favor of Peter H. Schwaba for the sum hereby appropriated.

APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

RELIEF-BERTHA STILLEY, INJURIES. § 1. Appropriates $500—how drawn.

(HOUSE BILL No. 647. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1915.) An Act making an appropriation of the sum of five hundred dollars for

the payment of damages for injuries suffered by and as compensation for the injury to Bertha Stilley.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of five hundred dollars ($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 for injuries suffered by Bertha Stilley, and as compensation for the said injury to the said Bertha Stilley, which said injuries were received at the Illinois asylum for feeble-minded children, at the city of Lincoln, in the State of Illinois, on the 11th day of June, A. D. 1913. 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 Bertha Stilley for the said sum of five hundred dollars, to be paid out of any moneys in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

RELIEF-SUB-CONTRACTORS, MATERIAL MEN AND LABORERS-CONSTRUCTION OF

SHEEP AND SWINE PAVILIONS.

Preamble.

§ 2. How drawn.

$ 1. Appropriates $25,704.29 to persons named.

(SENATE BILL No. 495. APPROVED JUNE 29, 1915.) An Act to make an appropriation to pay certain sub-contractors, mate

rial men and laborers for material furnished and work done in the construction of the sheep and swine pavilions at the State fair grounds.

WHEREAS the 47th General Assembly passed an Act appropriating $125,000, for the construction of sheep and swine pavilions on the State fair grounds, and

WHEREAS contract was let to J. F. Duncan for the construction of said buildings for the sum of $123,680.00, and

WHEREAS said J. F. Duncan defaulted in the construction of said work and in the payment of workmen, material men and sub-contractors on said buildings and the persons named herein furnished material and did work in the construction of said buildings to the amounts respectively stated herein above all payments made to them and for which no payment has been made, and

WHEREAs said buildings have been completed by the State Board of Agriculture since the default and abandonment of said work by said J. F. Duncan and the amounts herein stated are due and unpaid to the

persons named respectively for work done and material furnished for said buildings, to-wit:

Burtle and Miller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,234.36 E. G. George, surviving partner of George Brothers. . . . . . . . 6,847.00 J. A. Wise and Son . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,495.20 Rachford Brothers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,475.00 M. J. Baum, Monument & Stone Works . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 994.33 E. W. Hocker & Son .................................. 583.14 Parl Seymour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30.00 Andrew McClerran ................. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19.50 " Frazer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36.50 ". Landfeld . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35.68 John McLaughlin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.00 A. M. Seymour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30.00 Federal Terra Cotta Company .......................... 520.22 R. Hass, [Haas] Electric & Manufacturing Co... . . . . . . . . . 2,353.83 T. D. Vredenburg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,995.30 Peter Vredenburg Lumber Co........................... 14,022.83 H. C. Rogers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 927.80 L. H. Zumbrook & Co. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 455.00 Wo. Emerson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 635.00 an

WHEREAs there is now in the treasury of the State Board of Agriculture only the sum of $10,000 of said above named appropriation available for the payment of the said amounts due to said sub-contractors, material men and laborers, and

WHEREAs there will remain due and unpaid to said persons after the pro rata distribution of said $10,000 the amounts set forth in the following bill, now therefore

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there be and is hereby appropriated to the persons hereinafter named the amounts set opposite their names respectively as full compensation for the amounts due them for work done and material furnished for the construction of the sheep and swine pavilions on the State fair grounds after distribution of the balance of $10,000, now in the treasury of the State Board of Agriculture, to-wit:

Burtle & Miller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 888.62 E. G. George, surviving partner of George Brothers. . . . . . . . 4,929.02 J. A. Wise & Son . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,517.18 Rachford Brothers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,061.84 M. J. Baum Monument & Stone Works . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 716.01 E. W. Hocker & Son . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 419.80 Federal Terra Cotta Co. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .* - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 374,61 R. Hass [Haas] Electric & Mfg. Co. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,694.54 T. B. Vredenburg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,436.42 Peter Vredenburg Lumber Co. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10,094.98

H. C. Rogers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 667.88

L. H. Zumbrook & Co. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 327.55 W. E. Emerson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 457.13 Earl Seymour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21.60 Andrew McLarren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 14.04 C. Frazer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26.28 J. Landfelt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.83 John McLaughlin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.36 A. M. Seymour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21.60

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants in favor of the above named parties for the amounts set opposite their names respectively, payable out of any moneys in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated. APPROVED June 29th, 1915.

RELIEF—LEWIS E. TAYLOR, INJURIES. § 1. Appropriates $2,500—how drawn. (House Bill No. 359. Approved JUNE 29, 1915.)

AN ACT making an appropriation of the sum of tuto thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) for the payment of damages for injuries suffered by and as compensation for injury to Lewis E. Taylor, 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 five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) 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 for injuries suffered by Lewis E. Taylor, and as compensation for said injuries received at the Illinois State penitentiary at Joliet, in the State of Illinois, on the 4th day of November, A. D. 1910. - The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer in favor of the said Lewis E. Taylor 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 29th, 1915.

RELIEF—LEORA. E. VICKERS, SALARY OF ALONZO K. VICKERS. § 1. Appropriates $3,611.10 to widow. § 2. How drawn. (House BIll No. 235. Approved MAY 13, 1915.)

AN ACT making an appropriation of the sum of three thousand, sir hundred and eleven dollars and ten cents ($3,611.10) to the widow of Alonzo K. Vickers, deceased, late Justice of the Supreme Court of Illinois. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of three thousand, six hundred and eleven dollars and ten cents ($3,611.10) be and the same is hereby appropriated to Leora E. Vickers, widow of Alonzo K. Vickers, deceased, late Justice of the Supreme Court of the first judicial district in the State of Illinois, said amount being the salary which the

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