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WHEREAs : The only place the said Joseph E. Thompson could ind to care for said sheep and lambs in DeKalb County was at the fair grounds at Sandwich, a distance of about three miles from Somonauk, which said fair grounds contained an acreage of about forty acres but without grass, weeds or roughage available for said sheep and lamps; and, WHEREAs: The quarantine against the entry into LaSalle County of live stock was not raised by the State Board of Live Stock Commissigners until on or about the 27th day of October, A. D. 1915, several weeks after said sheep and lambs had been taken to the fair grounds at Sandwich ; and, WHEREAS: By reason of the fact that said sheep and lambs so confined to the fair grounds, as aforesaid, without roughage such as they were accustomed to and such as they would have received on the farm of the said Joseph E. Thompson, were un-dermined in health and did not gain flesh, some of them dying by reason thereof; and, WHEREAs : When said quarantine was raised the roughage on the farm of the said Joseph E. Thompson had become withered and frozen and was rendered in large part unfit for the sheep and lambs purchased as aforesaid, and the said Joseph E. Thompson was compelled to dispose of said sheep at a great loss; and, WHEREAs: The said Joseph E. Thompson has paid the sum of one hundred fifty four dollars for the care of said sheep and lambs at the fair grounds in Sandwich; and, WHEREAs: By reason aforesaid, the said Joseph E. Thompson has incurred damages in the sum of seventeen hundred sixty-three and twenty-five one hundredths dollars which the State of Illinois ought justly and equitably to pay; now, therefore, SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of seventeen hunised sixty-three and twenty-five one hundredth dollars be and the Some is hereby appropriated to Joseph E. Thompson to compensate him for damages sustained on account of the quarantine against bringing stock into LaSalle County. § 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is directed to draw his wartant in favor of the said Joseph E. Thompson for the sum herein appropriated and the State Treasurer shall pay the same out of any money in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated. FILED July 11, 1919. The Governor having failed to return this bill to the General Assembly during its session. and having failed to file it in my office, with his objections, within ten days after the adjournment of the General Assembly, it has thereby become a law.

Witness my hand this 11th day of July. A. D. 1919
Lou Is L. EMMERson, Secretary of State.

RELIEF–FAMILY OF JAMES KENT VENNER. § 1. Appropriates $3,500. § 2. How drawn. (SENATE BILL No. 70. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT for the relief of the family of James Kent Venner, decease and making an appropriation therefor. WHEREAs : James Kent Venner, an employee of the Illinois an Michigan Canal Commissioners at Channahon, Will County, Illinoi while engaged in the duties of his employment on May 13, 1916, wo crushed under the timbers of a falling derrick and suffered injuri which resulted in his death, said accident being the result of the unsaf condition of the derrick about which he was working in the performanc of his usual duties as an employee of the State of Illinois in and abou the Illinois and Michigan Canal banks; and WHEREAs: On the 22nd day of January, 1917, Robert J. Burk an arbitrator of the Industrial Board of the State of Illinois, havin heard the facts in the application for an adjustment claim filed b, Florence Venner, widow of the said James Kent Venner, and having made careful inquiry and investigation found that the said James Ken Venner was working under the provisions of the Workmen's Compensa tion Act and that the injuries which caused his death arose out of ant in the course of his said employment; therefore, SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois represented in the General Assembly: The sum of three thousand fiv hundred dollars ($3,500) is appropriated for the relief of the family of James Kent Venner, deceased. § 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is directed to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer in favor of the personal representative of the estate of James Kent Venner, deceased, for the sum of three thousand five hundred dollars ($3,500) to be paid out of any moneys in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated. APPROVED June 28, 1919.

RELIEF—CHARLES WALTERS. § 1. Appropriates $1,000.00. § 2. How drawn. (Hous E BILL No. 181. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT for the relief of Charles Walters, and making an appropriation therefor. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: The sum of one thousand dollars ($1,000) is hereby appropriated for the relief of Charles Walters, who was seriously injured while engaged in the performance of his duties as a guard at the Illinois State Penitentiary at Joliet. § 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant upon the State Treasurer in favor of said Charles Walters for the sum herein appropriated. A PPROVED June 28, 1919.

ROADS AND BRIDGEs.

# 1. Department of Public Works and § 4. Lease of lands.
Buildings empowered to acquire
lands. § 5. Appropriates $125,000.00.

; 2. Power to remove materials. § 6. Payment of warrants. ; 3. Sale of materials.

(SENATE BILL No. 465. APPROVED JUNE 17, 1919.)

AN ACT to authorize the acquisition by the State of lands containing deposits of novaculite or other substances or materials capable of being used in the construction of roads, to regulate the use of such lands by the State, and to make an appropriation therefor. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: Subject to the approval of the Governor the Department of Public Works and Buildings is authorized to acquire, by purchase or otherwise such lands containing deposits of Lowaculite or other substances or materials capable of being used in the construction of roads as it may deem necessary. § 2. The Department of Public Work and Buildings shall have full power to do all things necessary to remove the deposits of novaculite and other substances or materials capable of being used in the construction of roads, from the lands acquired pursuant to the provisions of this Act and to make the same available for use in road Construction work. § 3. The novaculite or other substances or materials capable of being used in the construction of roads may be used by the State in the construction of roads and highways and may be sold by the State to townships, road districts or counties in this State or to contractors engaged in the business of constructing roads in this State. The sale price of such novaculite or other substances or materials shall be fixed by the Department of Public Works and Buildings but in no case lo sale price be fixed at a figure which would mean a loss to the State. § 4. The Department of Public Works and Buildings shall also have power to lease for operation any of the lands acquired under the Provisions of this Act but in all such leases the lesee shall agree to furnish or sell the novaculite or other substances or materials capable of being used in the construction of roads at a price to be fixed by the Department of Public Works and Buildings, and in no case shali any such lessee be permitted to furnish or sell such novaculite or other obstances or materials to any person, firm, or corporation other than the State, counties, townships, or road districts in this State or contractors engaged in the business of constructing roads in this State. $ 5. For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act there is hereby appropriated out of the special fund in the State Reasury known as the road fund, the sum of ($125,000.00) one hundied twenty-five thousand dollars. § 6. Upon the presentation of proper vouchers certified to as correct by the Department of Public Works and Buildings and approved by the Department of Finance, the Auditor of Public Accoun shall draw his warrants on the State Treasurer against the sum here appropriated and the State Treasurer shall pay the same out of a moneys in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated. APPROVED June 17, 1919.

*RURAL POST ROADS.

§ 1. Appropriates unexepended balance § 2. How drawn.
heretofore appropriated a n d
how to be expended.

(HOUSE BILL No. 496. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT making an appropriation for the construction of rural pos roads under and in accordance with an Act of Congress entitled “An Act to provide that the United States shall aid the states in the construction of rural post roads, and for other purposes,” ap proved July 11, 1916, and known as the Federal Aid Road Act. 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 the Department of Public Works and Buildings, for the purpose of meeting the apportionment which has been made to the State of Illinois in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Aid Road Act to be used only in the construction of such roads as may be agreed upon by the Department of Public Works and Buildings and the Secretary of Agriculture as provided in the said Act, and to be known as the Federal Aid Road Fund, the balance of the amount heretofore appropriated by an Act of the Fiftieth General Assembly approved June 27, 1917, in force July 1, 1917, for the purpose of meeting the apportionment which has been made to the State of Illinois under the provisions of said Act of Congress and to be used only in the construction of such roads as may be agreed upon by the Department of Public Works and Buildings and the Secretary of Agriculture as provided in the said Act, remaining unexpended on the - - - - - - - - first........day of April, 1919, amounting to the sum of one million one hundred seventeen thousand two hundred fifty-two dollars and eighty-six cents ($1,117,252.86), or so much of said balance as may remain unexpended on July 1, 1919. The Department of Public Works and Buildings is hereby authorized to use so much of the amount herein provided as may be necessary for the purpose of completing the payments on any contract entered into be [by] said Department in conformity with said Federal Aid Road Act prior to July 1, 1919, and the balance of the amount herein provided for the purpose of meeting the apportionment, which has been made to the State of Illinois under said Act of Congress: Provided, that the still herein appropriated shall be expended in accordance with an Act 9 the Illinois General Assembly entitled, “An Act in relation to the cont struction and maintenance of rural post roads under and in accordance with an Act of Congress entitled, “An Act to provide that the United States shall aid the states in the construction of rural post roads, an

ober purposes, approved July 11, 1916, and known as the Federal Ad Road Act,” approved June 27, 1917, in force July 1, 1917. § 3. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and looted to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for the sum oy appropriated, upon the order of the Department of Public Works and Buildings signed by the Director of said Department and oroved by the Director of Finance. APPRoved June 28, 1919.

RURAL POST ROADS.

ii. Appropriates $12,000.000.00 for $ 2. How drawn.
meeting Federal apportionment
and how to be expended.

(House, BILL No. 488. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT making an appropriation from the Road Fund for the purpose of meeting the apportionment made to the State of Illinois under and in accordance with an Act of Congress entitled, “An Act to provide that the United State shall aid the states in the construction of rural post roads and for other purposes,” approved July 11, 1916, known as the Federal Aid Road Act, as subsequently amended by an Act of Congress (II. R. 13.308) entitled, “An Act making appropriations for the service of the post office department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1930, and for other purposes,” said appropriation to be used in the construction of roads under and in accordance with the provisions of said Act of Congress of July 11, 1916, and in accordance with an Act of the Illinois General Assemh'u in relation to rural post roads, approved June 27, 1917, in force July 1, 1917. 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 from the Road Fund to the Department of Public Works and Buildings, for the purpose of meeting the apportionment which has been made to the State of Illinois under an Act of Congress, entitled “An Act to provide that the United States shall aid the states in the construction of rural post roads and for other purposes,” approved July 11, 1916, and known as the Federal Aid Road Act, as subsequently amended by an Act of Congress (H.R. 13308) entitled “An Act making appropriations for the service of the post office department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1920, and for other purposes,” said appropriation to be used in the construction of such roads as may be agreed upon by the Department of Public Works and Buildings and the Secretary of Agriculture, as provided in said Act of Congress of July 11, 1916, for the year beginning July 1, 1919, and ending June 30, 1920, the sum of twelve million dollars ($12,000,000.00), or so much of such sum as may be required: Provided that any un: expended balance which remains to the credit of the Department of Public Works and Buildings at the close of the wear ending June 30, 1920, shall extend over and be subject to the order of the Department of Public Works and Buildings for the purpose of constructing Federal

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