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shown by dates. Bills for traveling expenses shall be itemized and made out on blanks as follows:

All bills for traveling expenses shall be certified to by the party making the charge, as follows:

I certify that the above account is correct and just; that the detailed items charged within are taken and verified from a memorandum kept by me; that the amounts charged for subsistence were actually paid, and the expenses were occasioned by official business or unavoidable delays, requiring my stay at hotels for the time specified; that I performed the journey with all practicable dispatch, by the shortest route usually traveled, in the customary reasonable manner, and that I have not been furnished with transportation, or money in lieu thereof, for any part of the journey herein charged for.

Pay rolls for all boards, boards of commissioners, boards of trustees and all officers appointed by the Governor shall be certified to by heads of departments and approved by the Governor. All other bills for said departments shall be paid only on itemized accounts accompanied by receipted vouchers and approved by the Governor. The Auditor is hereby authorized and it is made his duty to refuse any warrant or warrants when any of the provisions of this Act are not strictly complied with. § 3. It is expressly understood that any item or items, in any and all paragraphs of this bill, may be vetoed without in any manner affecting any of the other items, in any of the paragraphs of this bill. APPROVED (except as to items and amounts vetoed in my veto message of this date) June 29th, 1915. ... I hereby certify that the soregoing Act as printed above, except the words and figures in brackets is a correct copy of House Bill No. 975, as enrolled and submitted to the Governor for his approval. The items †† a star (*), were vetoed or vetoed in part by the Governor, as indicated above after

:*h item, by which action the total appropriation for the purposes stated in this Act is reduced to $15,581,555.04.

LEwis G. STEvenson, Secretary of State.

GOVERNOR'S VETO MESSAGE. STATE OF ILLINois Ex ECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SPRINGFIELD, June 29, 1915. To the Honorable, the House of Representatives of the General Assembly of Illinois:

I return here with House Bill No. 975, “An Act to o for the ordinary and contingent expenses of the State Government until the expiration of the fiscal o after the adjournment of the next *ular session of the General Assembly,” and veto and withhold my approval from the following items and amounts therein contained.

In section 1, paragraph eleventh, line 32, item: “per annum,” I disapprove of the words †: *inum" after the figures $2,500, leaving the item to read: “for publication of decisions of the Court of Claims, the sum of $2,500.”

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In section 1, paragraph eleventh, line 32, item: “$4,500 per annum," I approve in the sum of $3,500 per annum and veto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said sum of $3,500 per annum.

In section 1, paragraph eleventh, line 35, item: "for furniture, $1,500," I approve in the sum of $500 and veto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said sum of $500.

In section 1, paragraph twelfth, lines 1 and 2, item: “$8,000 per annum," I approve in the sum of $6,000 per annum and veto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said sum of $6,000 per annum.

In section 1, paragraph twelfth, lines 3 and 4, item: "315,000 per annum," I approve in the sum of $11,000 per annum and veto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said sum of $11,000 per annum.

In section 1, paragraph thirteenth, line 2, item: “$20,000 per annum," I approve in the sum of $17,500 per annum and veto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said sum of $17,500 per annum.

In section 1, paragraph fourteenth, lines 1 and 2, item: “$10,000 per annum," I approve in the sum of $7,500 per annum and veto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said sum of $7,500 per annum.

In section 1, paragraph fifteenth, line 3, item: "$30,000 per annum,”. I approve in the sum of $20,000 per annum and veto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said sum of $20,000 per annum.

In section 1, paragraph fourth, line 1, item: "$6,000 per annum," I approve in the sum of $5,000 per annum and veto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said sum of $5,000 per annum.

In section 1, paragraph seventh, line 73, I veto the item: "for improvement of lavatories and closets in Senate and House, $10,000.

In section 1, paragraph seventh, lines 86 and 87, I veto the item: "for painting and decorating House of Representatives, Senate Chamber and offices of the Secretary of State, $12,000.”

In section 1, paragraph eighth, lines 9 and 10, I veto the item: "for contingency fund, 8500 per annum.

In section 1, paragraph twenty-third, lines 19, 20 and 21, I veto the item: "To the Attorney General for aiding the Board of Pharmacy, Chief Inspector of Private Employment Agencies and the Fish and Game Commissioners, in prosecution of violation of law, the sum of $5,000 per annum."

In section 1, paragraph twenty-fifth, line 10, item: “forty thousand dollars ($40,000.00) per annum, I approve in the sum of thirty thousand dollars ($30,000.00) per annum and veto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said sum of thirty thousand dollars ($30,000.00) per

In section 1, paragraph twenty-seventh, line 14, item: "per annum," I disapprove of the words per annum” leaving the item to read: "for conducting examinations for medical colleges, $1,400."

In section 1, paragraph twenty-seventh, lines 21 and 22, item: “per annum,” I disapprove of the words "per annum” leaving the item to read: "for furniture, desks and office equipment, $600."

In section 1, paragraph twenty-ninth, lines 1 and 2, item: “for salary of assistant secretary, $1,500 per annum, I approve in the sum of $1,200 per annum and veto and withhold approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said sum of $1,200 per annum.

In section 1, paragraph thirtieth, lines 14 and 15, item: "for steel filing cases and binding and preservation of records from the origin of the court, $25,000,” I approve in the sum of $10,000 and veto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said sum of $10,000.

In section 1, paragraph thirty-seventh, line 7, after the figures "$500,” item: “per annum," I disapprove of the words "per annum" leaving the item to read: “for cases, $500.'

In section 1, paragraph thirty-seventh, lines 8 and 9, after the figures " $1,000” item: “per annum," I disapprove of the words “per annum” leaving the item to read: "for specimens and collections, $1,000

In section 1, paragraph forty-fifth, line 3, I veto the item: "for salary of assistant secretary, $1,500 per annum.

In section 1, paragraph forty-sixth, line 16, after the figures "$15,000" item: “per annum," I disapprove of the words " per annum" leaving the item to read: "for expenses of prosecutions of violations of the insurance laws, $15,000."

In section 1, paragraph forty-sixth, line 26, after the figures "$6,000" item: “per annum," I disap. prove of the words “per annum” leaving the item to read: “for traveling expenses of examiners and assistants, $6,000."

In section 1, paragraph fifty-fifth, line 93, after the figures “$300” item: “per annum,” I disapprove of the words “per annum" leaving the item to read: "for traveling expenses and car-fare, $300."

In section i, paragraph fifty-seventh, lines 3 and 4, I veto the item: "for dairy and creamery inspections, $20,000 per annum." I veto this item for the reason that in my judgment it is work that can adequately be handled by the State Board of Health, to which department sufficient appropriation has been made for this purpose.

In section 1, paragraph fifty-seventh, line 14, after the figures “$3,000” item: “per annum," I disapprove of the words “per annum” leaving the item to read: “for contingent fund, $3,000.”

In section 1, paragraph fifty-eighth, line 18, after the figures "$5,000" item: per annum," I disapprove of the words “per annum" leaving the item to read: “for postage, $5,000.

In section 1, paragraph sixty-five, lines 25, 26 and 27, I veto the item: "lor care and maintenance and other necessary expenses, in connection with the State Game Farm, at Auburn, the sum of $10,000 per annum.

In section 1, paragraph sixty-nine, lines 3 and 4, I veto the item: “for one investigator, $1,000 per annum.

In section 1, paragraph sixty-nine, line 6, after the figures "$400” item: “per annum,” I disapprove of the words “per annum” leaving the item to read: “for traveling expenses of secretary-treasurer and investigator, $100."

In section 1, paragraph sixty-nine, line 14, after the figures $400" item: "per annum," I disapprove of the words“per annum” leaving the item to read:“for contingent fund, $400.

In section 1, paragraph seventy-one, line 9, after the figures “$2.000” item:“per annum,” I disapprove of the words “per annum" leaving the item to read: "for contingent fund, $2,000."

In section 1, paragraph seventh-four, lines 1 and 2, item: "$5,500 per annum," I approve in the sum of $4,500 per annum and veto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said sum of $1,500 per annum

In section 1, paragraph seventy-four, line 10, after the figures “$3.50” item: per annum,” I disapprove of the words " per annum" leaving the item to read: "for furniture, $350.”

In section 1, paragraph seventy-four, line 11, item: “$4,500 per annum,” I approve in the sum of $3,000 per annum and veto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said sumn of $3,000 per annum. Insection 1, paragraph seventy-eight, lines 1 and 2, item: “for secretary, $1,000 per annum,” I approve in the sum of $1 o: annum and veto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said sum of $100 per annum. In section 1, paragraph seventy-nine, lines 2 and 3, I veto the item: “for counsel, legal services and bill drasters, during session of General Assembly, the sum of $10,000.” In section 1, paragraph §. lines 1, 2 and 3, I veto the item: “for the expenses of the Joint Committee on the University of linois, as provided for under House Joint Resolution No. 25, of the Forty-ninth General Assemb y, the sum of four thousand dollars ($4,000.00).” I veto this appropriation for the reason that the resolution failed of passage in the Senate. - In section 1, paragraph eighty-seven, line 8, after the figures “$24,000” item: “per annum,” I disapprove of the words “per annum” leaving the item to read: “for fees of arbitration, agents, medical examiners, attorney and extra help as needed, $24,000.” . In section 1; paragraph eighty-nine, lines 7, 8 and 9, item: “for the expenses of the commission appointed under the provisions of Senate Joint Resolution No. 40, of the Forty-ninth General Assembly, the sum of thirty-five thousand dollars, ($35,000.00), " I approve in the sum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) and yeto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said sum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00). In section 1, paragraph ninety-one, lines 1 to 7 inclusive, I veto the items: “for directors, $4,000 per annum; for three instructors at $1,800 each per annum, $5,400 per annum; for stenographer, $600 per annum; for nine instructors at $175 per annum each (part time) § per annum; for postage, printing and stationery, $350 per annum; for typewriters, furniture and education equipment, $650 per annum; for telegraph and telephone, $90 per annum; for freight and express, $75 per annum; for traveling expenses director and instructors, $3,000 per annum.” In section 1, paragraph ninety-two, line 4, after the word “each” item: “per annum” and after the figures “$4,000,” item: “per annum,” I disapprove of the words and items “per annum” whenever they #on this line, leaving the item to read: ‘‘sor four laboratory or engineering assistants at $1,000 each,

In section 1, paragraph ninety-two, line 10, after the figures “$4,000” item: “per annum,” I disapprove of the words “per annum” leaving the item to read: “for telegraphing, telephoning, expressage, postage, the purchase of surniture, typewriter, office supplies, printing, engraving and the necessary printing paper and stationery, $4,000.’

In section 1, paragraph ninety-two, line 13, after the figures “$1,500” item: “per annum,” I disap

roye of the words “per annum” leaving the item to read: “for equipment of quarters in new chemistry uilding with book-cases, chemical balances, blast lamps, steam baths, incubators, refrigerators, auto

claves and other equipment, $1,500.”

In section 1, paragraph ninety-eight, lines 1 to 8 inclusive, I veto the item: “to the Incorporated County, Soil and Crop Improvement Associations, incorporated under the laws of the State of Illinois as provided for by an Act making an appropriation for the salary of an agricultural advisor for Incorporated Soil and Crop Improvement Associations, or like associations with like purposes in the State of Illinois; in force July 1, 1915, the sum of $30,000 per annum: Provided, that not more than $1,200 per annum shall be paid to any one County Soil Improvement Association in any one county of this State.”

In section 1, paragraph one hundred five, lines 1, 2 and 3, I veto the item: “for the expenses of the commission appointed under the provisions of Senate Joint Resolution No. 35, the sum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00),” I veto this item for the reason that in my judgment it is a matter that should be undertaken by the Federal Government, but is undertaken by the State, should be under the direction of the Agricultural Department of the University of Illinois, which is 'o. for such an investigation.

In section 1, paragraph one hundred six, lines 1, 2 and 3, I veto the item: “for the expenses of the commission appointed under the provisions of House Joint Resolution No. 100, the sum of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000.00).”

In section 1, paragraph forty-ninth, line 6, I veto the item: “for special editor at Urbana, $1,750 per annurn.

In section 1, paragraph forty-ninth, line 7, I veto the item: “for stenographer at Urbana, $1,200 per annum.” In section 1, paragraph forty-ninth, lines 7 and 8, I veto the item: “for historical clerk at Urbana, $800 per annum.

Respectsully submitted,
E. F. DUNNE, Governor.

BANKS.

SIMILAR NAMES PROHIBITED. § 1. Amends section 2 of Act of 1887. § 2. Submission of Act to vote.

§ 2. As amended, provides that no permit
to organize shall be issued to more
than one association having the
same name or a similar name.

(House BIll No. 127. Approved JUNE 24, 1915.)

AN ACT to amend “An Act concerning corporations with banking powers,” approved June 16, 1887, and submitted to the vote of the people at November election, 1888, and adopted. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois represented in the General Assembly: That section 2, of “An Act con—16 L

cerning corporation with banking powers,” approved June 16, 1887, and submitted to the vote of the people at November election, 1888, and adopted, be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

§ 2. When any association of persons desire to avail themselves of the provisions of this act, they may apply to the Auditor for permission to organize, stating their place of business, the amount of capital and name under which they desire to organize, and the time for which

such association shall continue, which statement shall be under their

hands and seals, and acknowledged before some officer authorized by law to acknowledge deeds; and the Auditor shall issue to them a permit to organize. But no permit shall be issued to more than one association having the same or a similar name or having the name of the location of the bank or any surname in the same relative position so as to make such name similar; and all persons or associations formed under this Act shall have their capital stock divided into shares of one hundred dollars each.

§ 2. It shall be the duty of the Secretary of State for this State to submit this Act to a vote of the people for their ratification, according to article XI, section 5, of the Constitution of this State, at the next general election, and the question shall be “for amendment of the general banking law” or “against amendment of the general banking law.” And if approved by a majority of the votes cast at such election for or against such law, the Governor shall thereupon issue his proclamation that this Act is then in force.

APPROVED June 24th, 1915.

CEMETERIES.

RECORD OF BURIAL PLACES OF SOLDIERS AND SAILORS.

§ 1. coate of burial to be filed with county $ 3. Collection of data—filing of certificate see. Clerk.

§ 2. County clerk to furnish blank forms and keep record—see.

(HOUSE BILL No. 425. APPROVED JUNE 25, 1915.)

AN ACT to provide for the making of a record of the burial places of soldiers and sailors. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That every person, firm or corporation owning or controlling any cemetery or burial place in this State shall by itself, his or its, superintendent or agent file with the county clerk of the county in which the body cf any person who has served in the military or naval services of the United States is buried a certificate stating the name of such person, the military or naval service in which he was engaged, the number of the regiment and company, if a soldier, and of the command if a sailor or marine; the rank and period of service with the name and location of the cemetery and the location of the grave in such cemetery. 2. The county clerk of each county shall furnish upon application, blank forms indicating the form and contents of the certificate to be filed by the cemetery owner as provided in section one (1) hereof,

and when said certificates are filed shall make and preserve a permanent record thereof properly indexed and conveniently arranged for ready reference. For filing and recording such certificate, the county clerk may charge a fee of twenty-five (25) cents to be paid by the person, firm or corporation owning or controlling the cemetery.

§ 3. For the purpose of locating the burial place of persons who have served in the military or naval services of the United States and who are now dead, the Womens’ Relief Corps through its chapters or branches in the State of Illinois, under the direction of the central or main branch, in the State of Illinois is authorized, without expense to the State to collect the required data and prepare and file with the county clerk certificates embodying the information, provided for in section one hereof: Provided, that more than one name may be included in a single certificate and if convenient the names of all the soldiers and sailors buried in a single cemetery or the entire county may be included in a single certificate.

For filing and recording certificates so prepared the county clerk may charge a fee of twenty-five (25) cents for a single certificate and not to exceed fifty (50) cents per folio for certificates containing more than one name and more than one folio.

APPROVED June 25th, 1915.

CHARITIES.

AID TO MOTHERS AND CHILDREN–ACT OF 1913 AMENDED. § 1. Amends sections 2, 10 and 11, Act of 1913, § 11. As amended, enumerates condiand adds sections 12a and 18a. tions upon which relief may be granted and when it shall not be § 2. As amended, §: who may file granted. application for relief. § 12a. When mothers not citizens of United $ 10. As amended, provides court may fix States—when relief granted. allowance not to exceed $60 per month to any mother. § 18a. Title amended.

(House BILL No. 10. APPRoved JUNE 28, 1915.)

AN ACT to amend an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for the partial support of mothers whose husbands are dead or have become permanently incapacitated for work by reason of physical or mental infirmity, or whose husbands have deserted, when such mothers have children under fourteen years of age, and are citizens of the United States of America and residents of the county in which application for relief is made. And, also, to provide for the probationary visitation, care and supervision of the family for whose benefit such support is provided,” approved June 30, 1913, in force July 1, 1913, by amending sections two (2), ten (10) and eleven (11) thereof, and by adding two new sections to be known as section 12a and section 18d, which amends the title thereof. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That an Act to amend an Act entitled, “an Act to provide for the partial support of mothers whose husbands are dead or have become permanently incapacitated for work by reason of physical or mental infirmity, when such mothers have children under fourteen years of age, and are citizens of the United

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