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of senate and house.
Elective officers To the elective officers of the senate and house, not enu
merated above, each the sum of eight dollars per day as full compensation during the session, and to the extra clerks of both houses during this session of the general assembly, each the sum of eight dollars per day, to be certified by the
speaker of their respective houses. Clerks of com. To the clerks of committees not otherwise provided for,
each the sum of eight dollars per day during the session, to be certified by the chairman of their respective commitees and the speakers of their respective houses.
To the pages employed by both houses, each the sum of three dollars per day, to be certified by the speaker of their respective houses, and to the page employed by the governor; also, the one employed by the secretary of state, a like sam per day, to be certified by the governor and secre
tary. Extra clerks. To the extra clerks employed by the governor in his
office, and the clerk in the library, each the sum of eight dollars per day during this session, the number of days employed to be certified by the governor and secretary of
state. Policemen, etc. To the policemen, porters and firemen employed during
this session, each the sum of six dollars per day as full compensation, the number of days to be certified by the officers
employing them, and to be approved by the governor. John Jackson. To John Jackson, for attendance and cleaning of closets,
the sum of six dollars per day during the session, to be cer
tified by the secretary of state. Illinois State To the publishers of the “Illinois State Journal” and the
der “State Register," for publishing the proceedings of this
general assembly, each the sum of five dollars per column, of solid nonpariel type the standard of measure to be the columns published in said Journal, to be certified by the
secretary of state and auditor of public accounts. All debts crea- A sum sufficient to pay all debts created by order of and
Fal for this general assembly, for materials and services not
otherwise provided for, not to exceed three thousand dollars, bills to be certified by the secretary of state and approved by
the governor. Rent of rooms Also a sum sufficient to pay the rent of rooms and offices
occupied by committees during the session, to be certified by the chairman of the proper committee.
Also a sum sufficient to defray costs of procuring testimony and expenses and per diem of witnesses who have attended before committees of either house, the amount in each case to be certified by the chairman of the proper committee and by the speaker of the house of which he is a member.
To S. R. Saltonstall, contestant from the thirty-seventh representative district, the sum of one hundred and twenty
Journal and State Register
S. R. Saltonstall
dollars for expenses incurred by him in contesting the seat of Hon. W. W. Sellers.
To Murray McConnell, one hundred and four dollars and Murray McConfifty cents for costs and expenses paid by him in a suit insti. nell. tated by agreement with the state treasurer in the supreme court, to try the validity of a law of the last session of the general assembly touching the pay of the per diem and mileage of the members thereof.
To George Harlow, private secretary to the governor, the George Harlow. som of five dollars per day during the session for extra services performed by him.
To Isaac N. Morris, for expenses incurred by him in Isaac N. Morris. having printed forty-five hundred copies of [the] 'pamphlet concerning the two per cent. fund and for mailing same, the sum of two hundred and thirty-three dollars and fifty cents.
To C. Schnerring, the sum of one hundred thirty-one C.Schnerring. dollars and twenty-five cents, for work rendered in governor's garden and about governor's mansion during the years 1858 and 1859, while the late William H. Bissell was governor. To C. Edwards & Son, the sum of seventeen dollars and C. Edwards &.
Son, forty cents for groceries and materials furnished the late governor William H. Bissell.
To Hon. S. R. Saltonstall, contestant for a seat in the S. R. Saltonstall house of representatives from the thirty-seventh representative district, the same per diem and mileage as is allowed members of the house of representatives for attendance, to be certified by the speaker of the house of representatives.
To P. W. Harts, the sum of two hundred and ninety four P. W. Harts dollars and seventy cents for stationery and materials furnished to the executive office during the year 1866.
To Johnson & Bradford, the sum of nine dollars and Johnson & Brad twenty-five cents for materials furnished the executive office during the year 1866.
To Baggot, Hanratty & Company for gas fitting and Auditor to draw repairs to burners, etc., in the state house, in the year 1867, the sum of fifty-three dollars and forty cents.
§ 2. The auditor of public accounts is hereby directed Treasurer to to draw warrants on the treasurer for the sums provided for in this act, upon the filing of bills properly certified as herein specified; and the treasurer shall pay the same out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
§ 3. This act is hereby declared to be a public act, and shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
APPROVED February 27, 1867.
In force March
AN ACT to regulate the payment of the State Librarian.
state jo har ferils. Shall be paid 9, as other salastate lib
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of
Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the salState librarian-Salary to be ary of the state librarian, for the time now due and unpaid, :paid quarterly. shall be paid as other salaries, and that hereafter it shall be
paid quarterly, as other salaries are paid: Provided, That Salary fixed. hereafter the salary of the state librarian shall be at the
rate of five hundred dollars per year.
§ 2. This act shall be and remain in force from and after its passage.
ĀPPROVED March 5, 1867.
hereafter the years othealaries, and in
In force March
AN ACT to furnish the State Library.
sinale the superherance pegulatic
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of
Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the state Appropriation library shall be under the management of three commis for state library
sioners, consisting of the governor, the secretary of state, Three commis- and [the] superintendent of public instruction, who shall have
power in furtherance of the objects of this act, to make or
adopt any rules and regulations not inconsistent with law, To appoint'a li- and to appoint a librarian, who shall, in all things, conform
to, abide by, and enforce all the rules and regulations so made or adopted, and who, for his services, shall receive a
salary to be fixed by law, and payable quarterly. Library to be § 2. The library commissioners shall have power to
expend during the current year, 1867, the sum of three thousand dollars in increasing the number of books in the library, also to expend during the year 1868, a like sum of
three thousand dollars for the same purpose: Provided, Books to be That all books purchased under the provisions of this act, literary, scien- shall be of the kind known as miscellaneous, literary and
§ 3. All the accounts of costs attending the fulfillment to certify to
and furtherance of the requirements of this act, shall be certified by the library commissioners, and shall be paid from the public treasury out of any moneys not otherwise
appropriated, and charged to the state library, and the Auditor to issue auditor of public accounts is hereby required to issue war
rants for the same upon the presentation of said accounts properly certified.
$ 4. This act shall be and remain in force from and after its passage, and the commissioners hereby created are required to cause the same to be executed.
APPROVED March 5, 1867.
AN ACT to amend “An act to establish a home for the children of deceased In force March soldiers.'”
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the sum of thirty thousand four hundred dollars, being a fund com- Appropriation monly called the deserter's fund, and now remaining in the fund for beneficio state treasury unappropriated, be, and the same is hereby of Orphans'
Home." appropriated for the use and benefit of the soldiers' orphans' home, contemplated to be established by the act to which this is an amendment, and that said sum of money be paid over by the state treasurer to the trustees of said institution upon the warrant of the auditor of public accounts upon the request of the president and treasurer of said trustees made to said auditor, which fund shall be disbarsed by said trustees as directed by the act to which this is an amendment.
§ 2. That the sum of seventy thousand dollars be, and Further approthe same is hereby appropriated out of any money in the pri treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of buying suitable ground and erect suitable buildings for the support and maintenance of orphans of soldiers, in case no grounds and building shall be donated for that purpose, or if so donated, to fit such grounds and building for the proper reception, maintenance and education of such orphans, and also for the purpose of employing superintendents, nurses, matrons or other necessary officers, and for boarding, clothing and educating said orphans. Said sum, or so much thereof as shall from time to time become necessary to use, shall be drawn by the auditor of public accounts out of the treasury, upon their request.
§ 3. That there shall be first received into the institu- What children tion children under the age of five years, who are in indi- may be receivgent circumstances, and then, if the means and endowments of the institution jutify it, indigent orphans above that age; but below the age of ten years shall be received, and then if there are sufficient means, all other indigent orphans, but none who are over the age of fourteen, of which age all pupils of said institution shall be discharged therefrom.
$ 4. That the commissioners to locate said institution con- Governor to aptemplated in the act to which this is an amendment, shall be at once appointed by the governor upon the passage of this act, and that they shall receive a per diem of five dollars each for every day they are actually employed in the said location, and mileage at the rate of ten cents per mile; their accounts being verified by their affidavit and the affidavits of their colleagues.
$ 5. That the several counties which, under the act to Counties releaswhich this is an amendment, have made order for voluntary teor subscripdonations are hereby released from such orders, or subscrip. tio tions heretofore made by them in order to equalize amongst
ed from volun
the whole people of the state the burthea of providing for the orphans of our soldiers.
§ 6. That this act shall be a public act and be in force from and after its passage.
APPROVED March 5, 1867.
to purchase a safe.
Iu force March AN ACT to provide for the safe keeping of the public moneys. 5, 1867.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the people of the State of Stato treasurer Illinois, represented in the General Assernbly, That the state
treasurer be directed to purchase a burglar-proof safe of suitable size, and cause the same to be placed within the
north vault of the treasury. Appropriation 2. That for the payment for the same a sum of money, for safe.
not exceeding twelve hundred dollars, is hereby appropriated, and for so much thereof as may be necessary, the auditor of public accounts shall draw his warrant upon the treasurer.
§ 3. This act shall be in force from and after its passage.
APPROVED March 5, 1867.
In force March AN ACT to remove the remains of the late Governor William H. Bissell, 5, 1867.
to Oak Ridge Cemetery, and to erect a monument over the same.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Governor to ap Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That when
ever the trustees of Oak Ridge Cemetery shall convey a cemetery lot to the stace of Illinois by a good and sufficient
deed, to the satisfaction of the governor, he shall appoint Duties of com- three commissioners, whose duty it shall be to remove the
remains of the late Governor William H. Bissell from Hutchinson Cemetery to said lot in Oak Ridge Cemetery,
and to erect a monument over the same. Appropriation. § 2. The sum of five thousand dollars is hereby appro
priated out of any money in the treasury not otherwise
appropriated, for the purpose herein expressed. Auditor to issue $ 3. Upon filing bills of particulars by the commission
ers, with their approval, certified by the governor, for all or any part of the appropriation hereby made with the auditor, he shall draw a warrant for the same.