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H. M. Hill. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250. John E. Hamlin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250. W. H. Hauss. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250. N. C. McLean. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250.1

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized a directed to draw his warrants and the State Treasurer is hereby rected to pay said warrants in favor of the several said persons, firr and corporations above named for the several amounts set opposi each of said names.

FILED July 11, 1919.

The Governor having failed to return this bill to the General Assembly durin its session, and having failed to file it in my office. with his objections, within to days after the adjournment of the General Assembly, it has thereby become a la" Witness my hand this 11th day of July, A. D. 1919. Louis L. EMMERson, Secretary of State.

RELIEF—FRED D. NELLIS COAL COMPANY. § 1. Appropriates $10,500.00. § 2. How drawn. (House, BILL No. 685. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT to make an appropriation for the Fred D. Nellis Cod Company. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of ten thousan five hundred dollars ($10,500.00), or so much thereof as may bo necessary, is hereby appropriated to pay and reimburse the Fred D Nellis Coal Company for work and labor performed and to reimburs it for the performance of a contract for certain work on the Ohio Levee at Cairo, Illinois, under contract with the Rivers and Lake Commission of the State of Illinois authorized by law. § 2. Upon the presentation of a proper voucher approved by the Governor, the Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer for the paymen of such sum as the Governor shall certify to be due, to reimburse and compensate the said Fred D. Nellis Coal Company on account of said contract, and the State Treasurer shall pay the same out of any moneys in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated. A PPROVED June 28, 1919.

RELIEF—FRED H. GILLETT AND THOMAS J. SHERIDAN.

§ 1. Appropriates $4,000.00 – Fred H. § 3. Appropriates $2,000.00 — Thomas Gillett. J. Sheridan.

§ 2. How drawn. § 4. How drawn. SENATE BILL No. 117. Approved JUNE 30, 1919.) AN ACT for the relief of Fred II. Gillett and Thomas J. Sheridan, and making appropriations therefor. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: The sum of four thousand dollars ($4,000) is hereby appropriated for the relief of Fred H. Gillet, ho was seriously injured while engaged in the performance of his uties as a guard at the Illinois State Penitentiary at Joliet. § 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and irected to draw his warrant upon the State Treasurer in favor of *d Fred H. Gillet for the sum herein appropriated. § 3. The sum of $2,000.00 is hereby appropriated for the relief f Thomas J. Sheridan who was seriously injured while engaged in he performance of his duties as a guard at the Illinois State Peniroary at Joliet. § 4. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and rected to draw his warrant upon the State Treasurer in favor of Thomas J. Sheridan for the sum herein appropriated. APPROVED June 30, 1919.

RELIEF—HOWARD C. LOUTHAN. # 1. Appropriates $1,488.70 to Howard C. Louthan. (House BILL No. 320. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT entitled, “An Act to make an appropriation to refund Howard C. Louthan, money which he was compelled through an error to pay to the State of Illinois as inheritance tar in the estate of Lucinda B. Pike, deceased.” SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of one thousand, for hundred and eighty-eight and 70/100 ($1,488.70) dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated out of money in the treasury in the State of Illinois for the purpose of paying and refunding to Howard C. Louthan, executor in the Estate of Lucinda B. Pike, deceased, the ount which he was compelled to pay to the State of Illinois, through an erroneous and excessive inheritance tax appraisement made in said “tate, said tax being held erroneous on an appeal from the appraisement to the County Court of Cook County, Illinois, and the Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby directed to draw his warrant in behalf of said Howard C. Louthan, executor, for the said sum of one thousand, four hundred and eighty-eight and 70/100 ($1,488.70) dollars, the same to be paid out of any funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated. APPROVED June 28, 1919.

RELIEF—FREDERICK W. MATTHIESEN. it. Appropriates $25,252.39. § 2. How drawn. (Hot's E BILL No. 600. APPRoved JUNE 30, 1919.)

* ACT making an appropriation to F. W. Matthiesen, Jr., and Adele J. Blow, erecutors of the last will and testament of Frederick W. Matthiesen, deceased, to reimburse said erecutors for inheritance ors paid in the estate of the said Frederick W. Matthiesen, deconsed, through error. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois. *Presented in the General Assembly: The sum of twenty-five thousand

two hundred and fifty-two dollars and thirty-nine cents is appropriat to F. W. Matthiesen, Jr., and Adele M. Blow, executors of the la will and testament of Frederick W. Matthiesen, deceased, to reir burse said executors for inheritance taxes in said estate, amounting said sum of twenty-five thousand two hundred and fifty-two dolla and thirty-nine cents, which said executors were compelled to pay ti State of Illinois through erroneous and excessive tax assessment in at in said estate. § 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby directed to dra his warrant on the State Treasurer in favor of F. W. Matthiesen, Ji and Adele M. Blow, executors for the last will and testament of Fre. erick W. Matthiesen, deceased, for the said sum of twenty-five thousan two hundred and fifty-two dollars and thirty-nine cents. APPROVED June 30, 1919.

RELIEF—FREDA REIDEL. § 1. Appropriates $5,000.00. § 2. How drawn. (House, BILL No. 387. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT making an appropriation for the payment of damages fo the death of Freda Reidel. WHEREAs: Freda Reidel, on or about the 6th day of July, A. 1) 1916, was drowned in the swimming pool of the Starved Rock Stat Park, near Utica, in LaSalle County, Illinois; and, WHEREAs : The Starved Rock State Park is a State preserve and contains among other things a large swimming or bathing pool, oper ated by the State for hire through a concessioner, who was at all times subject to the orders, restrictions and management of the Illinois Park Commission which at that time was the governing body of said park. for the amusement and recreation of the patrons of said park; and, WHEREAs : The said Freda Reidel, on the day aforesaid, in company with four other persons went to said Starved Rock State Park for amusement and recreation and while there paid the customary and usual fee for the privilege of bathing or swimming in said bathing or swimming pool and entered said bathing or swimming pool for said purpose; and, WIIEREAs : The bottom of said swimming pool is an inclined plane, the depth of the water gradually increasing from one side thereof to the other side from one to eight feet, a rope being stretched across said bathing or swimming pool where the water became about three and one-half feet deep as a line of demarcation between the shallow and the deeper water; and, WHEREAs : A small raft was in said bathing or swimming pool for the amusement of the bathers; and, WHERE \s: The said Freda Reidel, while on the raft in said bathing or swimming pool, was seized by a band of russians and was pushed therefrom into deep water, the said Freda Reidel being unable to swim, whereby the said Freda Reidel was drowned; and,

WHEREAs: The State of Illinois failed to keep and maintain mner police protection for the maintenance of order and decorum at said point of danger; and, WHEREAs: The said Freda Reidel was unmarried; was of the age of *1 years and left surviving her, her mother, three sisters, Grace, aged 20, Elsie, aged 13, Marie, aged 11; and her brothers, Joe, married, and William, aged 16, all of whom, except Joe, live at home with their mother as her heirs at law and next of kin; and, WHEREAs: At the time of her death, the said Freda Reidel was, and for a long time prior thereto had been, engaged as an employee at the Clock Works at Peru, Illinois, receiving wages of sixty dollars jor month, which she gave to her mother; and, WHEREAs: Ralph E. Green is the duly appointed and acting ontor of the estate of said Freda Reidel, deceased ; now, thereÖre, 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 to Ralph E. Green, administrator of the estate of Freda Reidel, deceased, the sum of five thousand dollars as damages for the death of the said Freda Reidel. § 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant upon the State Treasurer of the State of Illinois, pavable to Ralph E. Green, administrator of the estate of Freda Reidel, deceased, for the sum herein appropriated and the **asurer shall pay the same out of any money in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated. APPROVED June 28, 1919.

RELIEF—MRS. PAULINE SMITH. i 1. Appropriates $1,588.80. § 2. How drawn. (House BILL No. 661. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT making an appropriation for the relief of Mrs. Pauline Smith. WHEREAs: Mrs. Pauline Smith, on May 28, 1918, while employed as a laundress at the Chicago State Hospital, an Illinois State charitable institution, located at Dunning, Illinois, suffered the loss of her entire right arm when the mangle at which she was working was started by a Patient of the institution at a time when Mrs. Smith had the housing *moved and was fixing the apron of the machine; and WHEREAs : . At the time of the accident the mangle was properly equipped with safety appliances; and WHEREAs: Mrs. Smith, at the time of the accident, was exercising due care for her own safety and in no manner contributed to the cause of the accident; and WHERE As : Mrs. Smith is the mother of five children who are entirely dependent upon her earnings for their support; and WHEREAs : Mrs. Smith’s ability to earn a living for herself and her children is, as a result of the accident, seriously impaired; and

WHEREAs. Both the Industrial Commission and the Court of Claims have held that the case presented does not come within the Provisions of the Workmen's Compensation Act; and

WHEREAs: If the case did come within the provisions of that Act Mrs. Smith would be entitled to receive, as compensation for her in: juries, the sum one thousand five hundred and eighty-eight dollars and eighty cents ($1588.80), now, therefore, -

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois. represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of one thousand five hundred and eighty-eight dollars and eighty cents ($1588.80) is appropriated for the relief of Mrs. Pauline Smith.

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is authorized and directed to draw his warrant upon the State Treasurer in favor of Mrs. Pauline Smith for the sum hereby appropriated, and the State Treasurer is authorized and directed to pay the same out of any funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED June 28, 1919.

RELIEF—JOSEPH E. THOMPSON.

§ 1. Appropriates $1,763.25. § 2. How drawn.
• (House BILL No. 388. FILED JULY 11, 1919.)

AN ACT making an appropriation to Joseph E. Thompson to compensate him for damages sustained by reason of a quarantine of LaSalle County, Illinois, in the suppression of the foot and mouth disease: WHEREAs: In September, A. D. 1915, Joseph E. Thompson, residing on a farm owned by him near Earlville in the county of LaSalle and State of Illinois, purchased in the state of Wyoming six hundred eighteen head of sheep and lambs and placed said sheep and lambs in railroad cars for transportation to Earlville, in the county of LaSalle and State of Illinois; and, WHEREAs: While said sheep and lambs were in transit from Wyoming and before their arrival at Earlville, Illinois, on account of the alleged prevalence of the foot and mouth disease at a point in said LaSalle County, about twenty miles distant from the farm of the said Joseph E. Thompson, the whole of said LaSalle County was placed in quarantine against the entry of live stock therein by the State Board of Live Stock Commissioners; and, WHEREAs: The said sheep and lambs were purchased from off the ranges of the west and would not eat hay, any kind of grain, or other prepared foods until educated to do so by necessity but thrived upon weeds, coarse grass, and other vegetation and said sheep and lambs were purchased to cat the roughage during the fall and before its destruction in the winter season on the farm of the said Joseph E. Thompson; and, WHEREAs. On account of said quarantine the said Joseph E. Thompson was prohibited from unloading said sheep and lambs at Earlville or at any other point in LaSalle County, but was compelled to send said sheep and lambs to Somonauk, in DeKalb County, Illinois, whose said sheep and lambs were unloaded : and,

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