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as the Centennial Building Commission, consisting of the Governor, Secretary of State, Superintendent of Public Instruction, chairman of the State Art Commission, president of the State Historical Society and president of the board of trustees of the Historical Library and two persons, not more than one of whom shall belong to any one political party, to be appointed by the Governor, is hereby constituted with full power to carry out the provisions of this Act. § 2. It shall be the duty of the said commission to meet and organize as soon as practicable after this Act shall take effect by electing one of their number chairman and another secretary. § 3. The said commission shall by gift, purchase, condemnation or otherwise proceed to acquire for the use of the State the property in the city of Springfield, Illinois, bounded on the north by the Capitol grounds, on the east by Second Street, on the south by Edwards Street, and on the west by Spring Street (a) which track [tract] in detail embraces the following lots and parcels of ground, lots one to eight inclusive of Thomas Lewis’ second addition to the city of Springfield, Illinois, the lot known as the old Edwards school lot at the northeast corner of Spring and Edwards Streets, lots 43, 44 and 46 of the assessor's subdivision; lots one to ten, inclusive, of E. A. Wilson's fourth addition to the city of Springfield, Illinois, and further including all streets, alleys and private ways included within the bounds above given; and said commission is hereby vested with the power to obtain the said site, under the eminent domain law of this State, including the right to condemn all public and private rights in any part of said real estate now used for a public purpose. § 3a. Said commission is further authorized and empowered to dispose of, either at public or private sale, to the best and highest bidder, for the purpose of removal, any buildings or materials now on said premises, and to turn any sum or sums so received, less the actual cost of said sale or sales, into the State treasury of the State of Illinois. § 4. The appropriation hereinafter made shall not become available, except as to such part thereof as may be required for the uses of said commission other than for the purchase by condemnation or otherwise of real estate, until the citizens of the city of Springfield, or some one in their behalf, shall secure in a manner satisfactory to said commission that the sum of $100,000.00 will be placed at the disposal of said commission to be used by it in part payment of said real estate. § 5. For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act there is hereby appropriated the sum of $125,000.00 and in addition thereto all such additional sum or sums as may be received from the sale of buildings or materials now on said premises. § 6. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and empowered to draw warrants upon the State Treasurer for all or any part of the sum hereinbefore appropriated, upon vouchers signed by the chairman and secretary of said commission and approved by the Governor. APPROVED June 29th, 1915.

CHARITABLE –STATE INSTITUTIONS, ORDINARY.

Preamble. § 2. How drawn.
§ 1. Appropriates $4,153,274.07 for first year and
$4,557,508.73 for second year for ordinary
expenses.

(House BILL No. 930. APPRoved JUNE 28, 1915.)

AN ACT making appropriations for the ordinary and other earpenses of the State charitable institutions herein named. WHEREAs, section 14 of “An Act to revise the laws relating to charities,” approved June 11, 1912, in force July 1, 1912, provides that it is the duty of the Board of Administration, with the approval of the Governor, to present the needs of the several institutions under the care of said board to the Legislature, and it is, under said Act, the further duty of the fiscal supervisor and all other members of the Board of Administration, to present to the Legislature and to the Governor all such information regarding appropriations asked for as may be required; and WHEREAs, all the ordinary or maintenance appropriations for such institutions shall be made to the Board of Administration, to be used for the several institutions according to their varying needs; and WHEREAs, the Board of Administration has presented the needs of the several institutions hereinafter named for the ordinary or main

tenance appropriations for the two years beginning July 1, 1915, as follows:

ELGIN STATE HOSPITAL. FIRST YEAR. SECOND YEAR. For ordinary operating expenses . . . . . . . . . . . $301,517.40 $312,819.50 For ordinary repairs and improvements. . . . . 34,230.00 34,055.00

For ordinary care and improvement of grounds 1,956.00 1,946.00

KANKAKEE STATE HOSPITAL.

For ordinary operating expenses. . . . . . . . . . . . $522,692.10 $552,274.80 For ordinary repairs and improvements..... 62,592.00 62,272.00 For ordinary care and improvement of grounds 2,445.00 2,432.50

.PSYCHOPATHIC INSTITUTE, KANKAKEE.

For ordinary operating expenses. . . . . . . . . . . . $ 19,505.23 $ 19,810.28 JACKsoNVILLE STATE HospitaL.

For ordinary operating expenses. . . . . . . . . . . . $348,383.16 $326,169.06

For ordinary repairs and improvements. . . . . 24,450.00 24,325.00

For ordinary care and improvement of grounds 1,956.00 1,946.00

ANNA STATE HOSPITAL. For ordinary operating expenses. . . . . . . . . . . . $304,940.40 $308,246.40 For ordinary repairs and improvements. . . . . 24,450.00 24,325.00 For ordinary care and improvement of grounds 1,956.00 1,946.00

WATERTOWN STATE HOSPITAL. For ordinary operating expenses. . . . . . . . . . . . $296,091.46 $267,333.70 For ordinary repairs and improvements. . . . . 23,472.00 23,352.00 For ordinary care and improvement of grounds 1,956.00 1,946.00

PEORIA STATE HOSPITAL.

For ordinary operating expenses. . . . . . . . . . . . $364,060.50
For ordinary repairs and improvements. . . . . 40,000.00
For ordinary care and improvement of grounds 7,500.00

CHESTER STATE HOSPITAL.

For ordinary operating expenses. . . . . . . . . . . . $ 49,878.00

For ordinary repairs and improvements..... 3,129.60
For ordinary care and improvement of grounds 489.00
CHICAGO STATE HOSPITAL.
For ordinary operating expenses. . . . . . . . . . . . $414,729.70
For ordinary repairs and improvements..... 53,790.00
For ordinary care and improvement of grounds 3,423.00
ALTON STATE HOSPITAL.
For ordinary operating expenses. . . . . . . . . . . . $ 30,807.00

LIN COLN STATE SCHOOL AND COLONY.

For ordinary operating expenses. . . . . . . . . . . . $248,558.70

For ordinary repairs and improvements. . . . . 29,340.00
For ordinary care and improvement of grounds 1,956.00
STATE COLONY FOR EPILEPTICS.
For ordinary operating expenses. . . . . . . . . . . . $ 14,670.00
THE ILLINOIS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF.
For ordinary operating expenses. . . . . . . . . . . . $119,707.20
For ordinary repairs and improvements..... 7,824.00
For ordinary care and improvement of grounds 978.00

THE ILLINOIS SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND.
For ordinary operating expenses. . . . . . . . . . . . $ 78,023.86

For ordinary repairs and improvements. . . . . 3,178.50
For ordinary care and improvement of grounds 489.00

THE ILLINOIS INDUSTRIAL HOME FOR THE

BLIND.

For ordinary operating expenses. . . . . . . . . . . . $ 34,821.69
For ordinary repairs and improvements. . . . . 978.00
For ordinary care and improvement of grounds 97.80
For ordinary repairs and improvement of fac-

tory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,467.00
THE ILLINois soldiers’ AND SAILORS' HOME.
For ordinary operating expenses. . . . . . . . . . . . $228,754.20
For ordinary repairs and improvements. . . . . 21,516.00
For ordinary care and improvement of grounds 1,711.50

THE SOLDIERs’ widows’ IHOME OF II.LINOIS.

For ordinary operating expenses. . . . . . . . . . . . $ 25,721.40
For ordinary repairs and improvements..... 1,467.00
For ordinary care and improvement of grounds 978.00

FIRST YEAR. SECOND YEAR.

$396.254.25 40,000.00 7,500.00

$ 50,930.71 3,113.60 486.50

$493,319.76 53,515.00 3,405.50

$123,765.60

$304,257.10 29,190.00 1,946.00

$ 58,380.00

$140,287.14 7,784.00 973.00

$ 79,371.50 3,162.25 486.50

$ 34,643.66 973.00 97.30

1,459.50

$239,260.70 21,406.00 1,702.75

$ 30,454.90 1,459.50 973.00 THE ILLINOIs SOLDIERs' or PHANs' Hom E. FIRST YEAR. SECOND YEAR.

For ordinary operating expenses. . . . . . . . . . . . $ 66,938.23 $ 84,343.53 For ordinary repairs and improvements. . . . . 3,912.00 3,892.00 For ordinary care and improvement of grounds 391.20 389.20

THE ILLINOIS CHARITABLE EYE AND EAR

INFIRMARY.

For ordinary operating expenses............ $ 67,698.14 $ 67,352.03 For ordinary repairs and improvements. . . . . 4,401.00 4,378.50

THE STATE TRAINING SCHOOL FOR GIRLS. For ordinary operating expenses. . . . . . . . . . . . $ 72,875.67 $ 91,963.10 For ordinary repairs and improvements. . . . . 10,758.00 10,703.00 For ordinary care and improvement of grounds 1,705.63 723.91

THE ST. CHARLES SCHOOL FOR BOYS.

For ordinary operating expenses. . . . . . . . . . . . $153,643.80 $189,735.00 For ordinary repairs and improvements. . . . . 6,846.00 6,811.00

For ordinary care and improvement of grounds 1,467.00 1,459.50 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 Board of Administration for the purpose of defraying the ordinary and other expenses of the State charitable institutions under the control of said board, for the two years beginning July 1, 1915, and until the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next General Assembly, the sum of $8,710,782.80, as follows: - First year. Second year. For ordinary operating expenses. . . . . . . $3,764,017.84 $4,170,972.72 For ordinary repairs and improvements. . .357,801.10 356,176.35 For ordinary care and improvement of grounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31,455.13 30,359.66

Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4,153,274.07 $4,557,508.73

All of said moneys so appropriated shall be for the use of the several institutions to be used by the Board of Administration according to the varying needs of such institutions.

§ 2. All moneys appropriated shall be due and payable to the Board of Administration, or to its order, only on the terms and in the manner provided in “An Act to revise the laws relating to charities,” approved June 11, 1912.

APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

CHARITABLE –STATE INSTITUTIONS, SPECIAL.

il. Appropriates $2,025,282.08 to the Board of $ 3. Reappropriates unexpended balances for Administration for institutions named and institutions named. for purposes specified.

§ 2. How drawn.
(House Bill. No. 929. Approved JUNE 29, 1915.)

AN Act making appropriations for the State charitable institutions herein named. - 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 Board of Administration for the purpose herein stated, for the two years beginning July 1, 1915, and until the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next General Assembly, the sum of two million twenty-five thousand two hundred eighty-two dollars and eight cents ($2,025,282.08) to be apportioned between the institutions as follows:

ELGIN STATE HOSPITAL.

For enlarging dining rooms in main building. . . . . . . . . . . . $ 10,000.00
For kitchen and dining rooms for south group. . . . . . . . . . . 15,000.00
For new plumbing for annex building........ . . . . . . . . . . 7,000.00
For septic tank and building. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8,500.00
KANKAKEE STATE HOSPITAL.
For plumbing to be let by contract for first year. . . . . . . . . . $ 15,000.00
For plumbing to be let by contract for second year. . . . . . . . 15,000.00
For new 500 h. p. boiler, installed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11,000.00
JACKSON VILLE STATE HOSPITAL.
For new kitchen and enlarging amusement hall. . . . . . . . . . . $ 35,000.00
For railroad switch to institution. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,000.00
ANNA STATE HOSPITAL.
For hardwood flooring .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 17,000.00
For remodeling and additional equipment for cold storage
and ice plant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20,000.00
For additional equipment and repairs for laundry building. 14,300.00
For X-ray outfit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,200.00
For additional sewer, sewer pipe line and septic tank. . . . . . 8,000.00
WATERTOWN STATE HOSPITAL.
For remodeling plumbing and for tile floors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 10,000.00
For extension to kitchen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,000.00
For addition to laundry and equipment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10,000.00
For new telephone system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,500.00
For new dormitory on farm and furnishing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25,000.00
For fire escapes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,000.00
For improving and extension of power plant. . . . . . . . . . . . . 15,000.00
PEORIA STATE HOSPITAL.
For one new cottage and furnishing for second year. . . . . . . $ 50,000.00
For two cottages for tubercular patients and furnishing
for second year . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40,000.00
For plumbing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18,000.00
For one 200 K. W. generator and Corliss engine. . . . . . . . . . 8,000.00
For electric wiring ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,000.00
For coal conveying apparatus and hopper. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10,000.00
For auto truck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,500.00
For laundry machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,500.00
For furniture and fixtures for buildings now under con-
struction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,000.00
For track scale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,000.00
For pavement on Adams Street. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,500.00

For switch track . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35,000.00

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