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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
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STATE OF ILLINOIS

$1000. ILLINOIS WATERWAY BOND KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS that the State of Illinois acknowledges to owe and for value received hereby promises to pay to bearer, or to the registered owner, if registered, the sum of ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000.) on the first day of January 19...., with interest on said sum from the date hereof at the rate of four (4) per centum per annum, payable semi-annually, on presentation and surrender of the annexed interest coupons as they severally become due. Both principal and interest of this bond are hereby made payable in gold coin of the United States of America of the present standard of weight and fineness, at the office of the Treasurer of the State of Illinois in the City of Springfield, Illinois; and for the prompt payment of this bond and the interest thereon the full faith, credit and resources of the State of Illinois are hereby irrevocably pledged.

This bond is one of a series of like tenor, except maturity, aggregating the sum of twenty million dollars ($20,000,000.00), issued for the purpose of constructing a deep waterway from the present water power plant of the Sanitary District of Chicago at or near Lockport, in the township of Lockport, in the county of Will, to a point in the Illinois River at or near Utica, including the erection and equipment of power plants, locks, bridges, dams and appliances, under the authority of an Act of the General Assembly of the State of Illinois entitled, “An Act authorizing the issuance of bonds of the State of Illinois for the construction of 'The Illinois Waterway, including the erection and equipment of power plants, locks, bridges, dams and appliances and providing for the payment thereof," approved the.... day of.....

...1919. This bond is subject to registration in the office of the State Auditor as evidenced by the endorsement upon the back hereof, and after such registration the principal of this bond is payable only to the registered owner, his legal representatives or assigns. After being registered this bond may again be made payable to bearer by endorsement hereon, and this bond shall continue subject to registration and to payment to bearer at the option of the holder. The coupons hereto attached shall be and continue payable to bearer.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF the General Assembly of the State of Illinois has caused this bond to be signed by the Governor, sealed with the Great Seal, and attested by the Secretary of State, and the annexel interest coupons to be executed with the facsimile signature of the Secretary of State this first day of January A. D. 1920.

Governor

ATTEST:

Secretary of State.

COUPON
On the first day of January 19...., the State of Illinois promises

July
to pay to bearer twenty dollars ($20.00) in gold coin of the United
States of America at the office of the State Treasurer in the City of
Springfield, Illinois, for interest due that day on its Illinois Waterway
Bond dated January 1, 1920, No..

Secretary of State. § 4. Said bonds shall be signed by the Governor and attested by the Secretary of State with the Great Seal of the State thereto affixed, and the interest coupons attached to said bonds shall be executed with the facsimile signature of said Secretary of State. Said bonds shall be executed from time to time in such amounts 3s are needed for the purposes of this Act, and shall be lodged with the State Treasurer and when sold and delivered from time to time thereafter shall, at all times and in all places, be taken and deemed to be and remain the valid and binding obligations of the State of Illinois. The State Treasurer shall from time to time sell parcels of said bonds as needed to provide funds for the purposes named in section one (1) of this Act, at such times and in such amounts as shall be in writing requested by the Department of Public Works and Buildings.

$ 5. For the purpose of paying the principal and interest of said Illinois Waterway Bonds the State Auditor shall annually at the time and in the manner that other State taxes are levied and certified, levy and certify sufficient taxes amply to provide for such payment; such taxes to be levied, collected and lodged with the State Treasurer in the same manner as are other State taxes.

§ 6. The proceeds of the sale of bonds shall be covered into the treasury into a special fund to be known as “The Waterway Fund.” The money in the treasury in the present waterway fund is transferred to “The Waterway Fund” provided for in this Act.

$7. All previous Acts or parts of Acts authorizing bonds for the Illinois Waterway are hereby repealed.

APPROVED June 17, 1919.

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An Act to amend section fourteen of an Act entitled "An Act creating

a rivers and lakes commission for the State of Illinois, and defining the duties and powers thereof,approved June 10, 1911, in force July 1, 1911, as subsequently amended.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section fourteen of an Act

entitled “An Act creating a rivers and lakes commission for the State of Illinois, and defining the duties and powers thereof,” approved June 10, 1911, in force July 1, 1911, as subsequently amended, be, and the same is hereby, amended to read as follows:

§ 14. It shall be the duty of said Department of Public Works and Buildings, to see that all the streams and lakes of the State of Illinois, wherein the State of Illinois or any of its citizens has any rights or interests, are not polluted or defiled. It shall not be lawful for any person, persons, firm, or corporation to throw, discharge, dump, or deposit, or cause, suffer, or procure to be thrown, discharged, dumped, or deposited, any acids, industrial wastes, poisonous effluent or dyestuff, clay or other washings, or any refuse matter of any kind or description containing solids, substance, or matter discoloring or otherwise polluting any navigable lake or river of this State, or lake or river connected with or the waters of which discharge into any navigable lake or river of this State; provided, however, that this shall not be interpreted to prevent the discharge of water flowing from streets and sewers or ordinary household sewage passing therefrom.

Complaints of violations of the provisions of this section shall be made to the Department of Public Works and Buildings of the State of Illinois, which Department is hereby authorized to make investigations, and hold hearings, if necessary, to determine whether or not the complaint is well founded. If said Department shall find said complaint is well founded, it may, upon due and reasonable notice to the persons to be affected thereby and after giving to such persons an opportunity to be heard, make an order prescribing sanitary methods for neutralizing said acids and other poisonous substances, and equipment for separating said solids, refuse, and wastes from the liquid discharges into any of the lakes

or streams hereinabove defined, and prohibiting discharges into said lakes or streams until the terms of said order have been complied

with.

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AN ACT to amend section seven (7) of an Act entitled, An Act in

regard to wills,approved March 20, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, as amended.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section seven (7) of an Act entitled, “An Act in regard to wills," approved March 20, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, as amended, be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows:

$ 7. When any will, testament or codicil shall be exhibited in the County Court for probate thereof as aforesaid, it shall be the duty of the court to receive the probate of the same without delay, and to grant letters testamentary thereon to the person or persons entitled, and to do all other needful acts to enable the parties concerned to make settlement of the estate at an early day as shall be consistent with the rights of the respective persons interested therein:

Provided, however, that if any person interested shall within one (1) year after the probate of any such will, testament or codicil in the County Court as aforesaid, appear and by his or her bill in chancery contest the validity of the same, an issue at law shall be made up whether the writing produced be the will of the testator or testatrix or not, which shall be tried by a jury in the Circuit Court of the county wherein such will, testament or codicil shall have been proven and recorded as aforesaid, according to the practice in courts of chancery in similar cases; but if no such person shall appear within the time aforesaid, the probate, subject to the provisos hereinafter set forth, shall be forever binding and conclusive on all parties concerned, saving to infants or non compos mentis, the like period after the removal of their respective disabilities.

Provided further that if any person interested in any such will, testament or codicil, within the meaning of this Act, shall die within one year after the probate of such will, testament or codicil, then, and in such case, the right to contest such will, testament or codicil and the cause of action thereof shall survive and descend to the heir, legatee, devisee, executor, administrator, grantee or assignee of such deceased interested person.

And provided further, that in case any person interested in any will, testament or codicil shall begin a suit to contest any such will, testament or codicil, and shall die before the final determination of such suit or contest, the cause of action, suit or contest shall not on that account abate, but such suit, cause of action or contest shall survive and descend to the Heir, legatee, devisee, executor, administrator, grantee or assignee of such deceased interested person; and the death of such interested person may be suggested on the record and such heir, legatee, devisee, executor, administrator, grantee or assignee of such deceased interested person, may be substituted as complainant, plaintiff, petitioner or as defendant in such suit, contest or action, and the cause of action, suit or contest proceed as though such substituted parties had been originally joined as complainants, plaintiffs, petitioners or defendants as the case may be. And in all such trials by jury as aforesaid the oath of the subscribing witnesses taken, reduced to writing and filed in court at the time of the first probate, properly certified to, shall be admitted as evidence and have such weight as the jury shall think it may deserve.

APPROVED June 28, 1919.

PROBATE.

$ 1.

Adds sections 10a and 10b, Act

of 1872.

§ 10b. Previous recordations

declared valid.

$ 10a. Recording or probate

shall be notice.

(HOUSE BILL No. 544. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.) AN Act to amend an Act entitled: "An Act in regard to wills," ap

proved March 20, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, as amended, by adding thereto two sections to be known as sections 10a and 10b.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: An Act entitled: "An Act in regard to wills," approved March 20, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, as amended, is amended by adding thereto two sections to be known as sections 10a and 10b to read as follows:

§ 10a. Whenever any will, testament or codicil which has been made, executed and published out of this State or authenticated copies thereof, or exemplifications from the records shall have been recorded or admitted to probate in any county of this State in which the testator may have been seized of lands or other real estate or in which his personal estate or a part thereof is situated, in accordance with the provisions of section 9 or 10 of this Act, such recording or such probate shall be notice from the date of such recording or such admitting to probate.

$ 10b. In all cases where wills, testaments, codicils, or authenticated copies thereof, or exemplifications from the records thereof, proven according to the laws of any of the United States, or the territories thereof, or of any foreign country, and touching or concerning estates within this State accompanied with a certificate of the proper officer or officers that said will, testament, codicil or copy thereof was duly executed and proven agreeably to the laws and usages of that state, territory or country in which the same was executed, shall have been filed for record before the taking effect of this Act; in the office of the recorder of deeds of the county in this State in which the testator shall have been seized of lands or other real estate, or in which his personal estate or a part thereof shall lie, such recordations shall be and the same are hereby declared to be legal and valid and all titles passed and acquired under the terms of such wills, testaments or codicils shall be and are hereby validated and given the same force and effect in law and in equity as if such wills, testaments and codicils had been recorded in accordance with the provisions of this Act, in the office of the county or probate clerk, as the case may be of the proper county.

APPROVED June 28, 1919.

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