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MONUMENTS AND MEMORIALS.

§ 1. Donation, for site. § 2. Appropriates $5,000.00 — how drawn.

(House, BILL No. 122. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT to provide for a memorial in honor to the memory of Gorernor Edward Coles, and to make an appropriation therefor. WHEREAs: Edward Coles served as the second Governor of this State, from 1822 to 1826; and WHEREAs: As private secretary of President James Madison, Governor Coles was one of the most, noted characters of our nation; and WHEREAs: An hereditary slave holder, he executed instruments of emancipation to his slaves at Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois, on July 4, 1819; and WHEREAs: To his effective leadership of the anti-slavery forces in the momentuous struggle of 1824 to amend the Constitution of 1818 so as to legalize slavery in this State, is due, in large measure, the credit for preserving Illinois as a free State; now, therefore, SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois. represented in the General Assembly: That the Department of Public Works and Buildings shall accept a donation of a site for and shall procure and cause to be erected, at Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois, a suitable memorial to the memory of Governor Edward Coles. § 2. The sum of five thousand dollars ($5,000) is appropriated to the Department of Public Works and Buildings for the carrying out of the provisions of this Act. The Auditor of Public Accounts is authorized and directed to draw warrants upon the State Treasurer against the appropriation herein made, upon the presentation of vouchers certified to as correct by the Director of Public Works and Buildings and approved by the Director of Finance, 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.

MONUMENTS AND MEMORIALS.

§ 1. Orders erection of monument in § 2. Appropriates $35,000.
memory of Hon. John M. Pal-
ner. § 3. How drawn.

(House BILL No. 559. APPRoved JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT to authorize the construction of a monument to the memory of Honorable John M. Palmer, former Governor of the State of Illinois. and to make an appropriation therefor. ... WHEREAs: Honorable John M. Palmer, in fifty years of publi life, rendered distinguished service to the people of the State of Illinois as a member of the Constitutional Convention of 1847, as a member of the Senate of the General Assembly, as Governor and as United States Senator; and WHEREAs. He was Governor of the State at the time of the adoption of the present Constitution ; and

WHEREAs: During the Civil War, when the nation was confronted with the greatest crisis in its history, he unhesitatingly tendered his services to his country by organizing, in 1861, the Fourteenth Illinois Volunteer Infantry, of which organization he became Colonel; and WHEREAs : He rose from the rank of Colonel to that of Major General and was appointed by Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, as Commander of the Fourteenth Army Corps; and WHEREAs : He was made Commander of the Military Department of Kentucky in 1865, and in September, 1866, after more than five years of service in his country’s cause, received his honorable discharge from the Army of the United States; and * WHEREAs: It is altogether fitting that a monument to the memory of this illustrious citizen of Illinois should be erected as a token of appreciation of his splendid services to his State and nation; now, therefore, SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That a monument to the memory of Honorable John M. Palmer, former Governor of the State of Illinois, shall be constructed on the Capitol grounds. The Department of Public Works and Buildings shall determine the location of the monument and shall have charge of the construction thereof. § 2. The sum of thirty-five thousand dollars ($35,000) or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act. § 3. Upon the presentation of proper vouchers certified to as correct by the Director of Public Works and Buildings and approved by the Director of Finance, the Auditor of Public Accounts shall draw his warrants against the sum hereby appropriated. APPRoved June 28, 1919.

MONUMENTS AND MEMORIALS.

# 1. Orders erection of monument in § 2. Appropriates $35,000. memory of Hon. Richard Yates.

§ 3. How drawn. (House BILL No. 560. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT to authorize the construction of a monument to the memory of Honorable Richard Yates, former Governor of the State of Illinois, and to make an appropriation therefor. WHEREAs : Honorable Richard Yates in many years of public life rendered distinguished service to the people of this State as a member of the General Assembly, as Governor, as a member of the House of Representatives of Congress, and as United States Senator; and WHEREAs : He was Governor of the State of Illinois during the Civil War and, in that capacity, rendered invaluable service to the nation at a time when it was confronted by the greatest crisis in its history; and WHEREAS : He became known as Illinois' War Governor; and

WHEREAs: It is eminently proper that a monument to the memory of this illustrious citizen of Illinois should be erected as a token o appreciation of his splendid services to his State and nation; now therefore, SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois represented in the General Assembly: That a monument to the memor of Honorable Richard Yates, former Governor of the State of Illinois shall be constructed on the Capitol grounds. The Department of Pub lic Works and Buildings shall determine the location of the monument and shall have charge of the construction thereof. § 2. The sum of thirty-five thousand dollars ($35,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated for the pur. pose of carrying out the provisions of this Act. § 3. Upon the presentation of proper vouchers, certified to as correct by the Director of Public Works and Buildings and approved by the Director of Finance, the Auditor of Public Accounts shall draw his warrants against the sum hereby appropriated. APPROVED June 28, 1919.

MT. OLIVE CEMETERY ASSOCIATION OF CHICAGO. § 1. Appropriates $1,200.00. § 2. How drawn. (SENATE BILL No. 285. APPROVED JUNE 16, 1919.)

AN ACT making an appropriation for the perpetuation and care of burial place of deceased veterans of the Civil and other wars. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois. represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of twelve hundred dollars ($1,200.00), or so much thereof as may be necessary is hereby appropriated to the Mt. Olive Cemetery Association of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, the income from which to be used by said association for the purposes of maintaining, caring for and perpetuating the burial place in Mt. Olive Cemetery, City of Chicago, county of Cook, of the deceased soldiers of the Civil and subsequent wars; conditioned, however, that said cemetery association shall give a bond in the sum of twelve hundred dollars ($1,200.00), for the faithful carrying out of the provisions of this Act, said bond to be approved by the Auditor of Public Accounts. § 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for the amount herein appropriated upon presentation of proper vouchers certified to by Adjutant General and approved by the Governor. APPROVED June 16, 1919.

NATIONAL GUARD AND NAVAL RESERVE–ARMORY AT DAN VILLE.

1. Iepartment of Public Works and § 3. Appropriates $165,000.00. Building to select site.

§ 4. How drawn. 3 - Irepartment of Public Works and Building to erect armory.

(House, BILL No. 150. APPROVED JUNH 21, 1919.)

AN ACT to authorize the purchase of a site for, and the erection of, an armory at Danville, Illinois, for the use of the military forces of the State of Illinois, and making an appropriation therefor. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: The Department of Public Work and Buildings shall select a suitable site for the erection of an armory at Danville, Illinois, for the use of the military forces of the State of Illinois. Title to the site so selected shall be taken in the name of the State of Illinois and the deed or deeds thereto shall be filed in the office of the Secretary of State. § 2. After the title to the site so selected has been acquired, as rovided in this Act, it shall be the duty of the Department of Public Works and Buildings to cause an armory to be erected or constructed 1:1. Teon. § 3. The sum of one hundred sixty-five thousand dollars ($165,"") is hereby appropriated for the purpose of carrying out the rovisions of this Act. § 4. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants on the State Treasurer for the sum herein appropriated upon the presentation of proper vouchers, certified to by the Director of Public Works and Buildings and approved by the Director of Finance, and the State Treasurer shall pay the same out of any money in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated. APPROVED June 21, 1919.

NATIONAL GUARD AND NAVAL RESERVE.

: 1. Appropriates $117 200.00 addi- § 2. How drawn. tional—armory at Peoria.

(House BILL No. 99. APPRoved JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT making an appropriation of an additional sum of money for the erection of an armory at Peoria, Illinois.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of one hundred seventeen thousand two hundred dollars ($117,200.00) is hereby appropriated for the construction and erection of the armory building originally authorized by an Act entitled: “An Act in relation to Irocuring of site and erection of armory building for the use of the Illinois National Guard and Illinois Naval Reserve and making appropriation therefor,” approved June 28, 1915, in force July 1, 1915.

§ 2. Upon the presentation of proper vouchers certified to by the Adjutant General and approved by the Director of Finance, the Auditor of Public Accounts shall draw his warrants on the State Treasurer against the sum hereby appropriated and the State Treasurer shall pay the same out of any moneys in the State treasury not oth wise appropriated. APPROVED June 28, 1919.

PENITENTIARY COMMISSION. § 1. Appropriates $1,285,000.00. § 3. Emergency. § 2. How drawn.

(House BILL No. 601. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT making an appropriation to the Penitentiary Commission 1 building, equipment, improvements and other purposes inciden, thereto and necessary for the building of a new Illinois State Pe. tentiary and a new Illinois Asylum for Insane Criminals. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illino represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of $1,285,000. or so much thereof as may be necessary is hereby appropriated to t Penitentiary Commission in accordance with and for the purpose carrying out the provisions of an Act entitled, “An Act creating commission and providing for the acquisition of land for the relocatio of the Illinois State Penitentiary and the Illinois Asylum for Insal Criminals and for the building of a new Illinois State Penitentiary as a new Illinois Asylum for Insane Criminals at or near the city Joliet, and making an appropriation therefor,” approved June 5, 190 in force July 1, 1907, as amended by an Act entitled, “An Act makin an appropriation for the acquisition of land for the relocation of ti Illinois State Penitentiary and the Illinois Asylum for Insane Crimina and for the building of a new Illinois State Penitentiary and a ne Illinois Asylum for Insane Criminals at or near the city of Joliet, approved June 11, 1909, in force July 1, 1909, and an Act entitled, “A Act making an appropriation for the acquisition of land and matter incidental and pertaining thereto, for the relocation of the Illinois Stat Penitentiary and the Illinois Asylum for Insane Criminals, and for th building of a new Illinois State Penitentiary and a new Illinois Asylum for Insane Criminals, at or near the city of Joliet, and repealing a par of a certain Act therein named,” approved June 7, 1911, and in fore July 1, 1911 and an Act entitled, “An Act making an appropriatio for the building of a new Illinois State Penitentiary and a new Illinoi Asylum for Insane Criminals and matters incidental and pertainin, thereto, at or near the city of Joliet,” approved June 25, 1913, in fore July 1, 1913; for building, equipment and improvements provided fo in said Act, approved June 5, 1907, in force July 1, 1907, and for al purposes incidental thereto and necessary to carry out the provisions o said last mentioned Act creating said commission, and providing fo the building of a new Illinois State Penitentiary and a new Illinois Asylum for Insane Criminals. § 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw warrants on the State Treasurer for the sum herein appropriated upon the presentation of itemized bills accompanied by

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