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SEC. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the official state paper.

Approved January 20, 1909.
Published in official state paper January 20, 1909.

CHAPTER 12.
LEGISLATIVE EXPENSES.

Senate bill No. 500.
An Act making appropriations for legislative expenses.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

SECTION 1. That the sum of forty thousand dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the payment of per diem and mileage for the members of the legislature and lieutenant-governor; for the payment of the chief clerk of the house and secretary of the senate, the sum of one thousand dollars each, which shall be in full compensation for all work done by them as such officers during and after the session, including the making, at their own cost, of an index to their respective journals, of which said amounts the said chief clerk and secretary shall only receive the amount of their per diem, as provided by law, until their work as such chief clerk and secretary, respectively, shall have been approved by the secretary of state; and for per diem of the chaplain, officers, clerks, messengers and other employees of both houses, and for general expenses incident to the regular session of the legislature of 1909.

SEC. 2. That the foregoing, or as much thereof as may be necessary, shall be paid at the rate allowed by law, and the auditor of state is hereby authorized to issue his warrants on the treasurer of state for the amounts and purposes specified in section 1 of this act upon sworn vouchers duly itemized and filed in his office; provided, that the pay warrants for the members of the legislature for the last ten days of service shall not be drawn by the auditor of state until the final adjournment of the legislature.

SEC. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the official state paper.

Approved February 11, 1909.
Published in official state paper February 11, 1909.

CHAPTER 13.

SALARIES AND EXPENSES OF LIVE-STOCK SANITARY

COMMISSION.

House bill No. 985. An Act making appropriation for the payment of the salaries of the state

live-stock sanitary commissioner, inspectors and patrolmen, stenographer, veterinary surgeon, and miscellaneous and incidental expenses

thereto, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1910, and June 30, 1911. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

SECTION 1. That the following sums or so much thereof as may be necessary are hereby appropriated out of any money in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purposes and in the amounts hereinafter stated :

1910.

1911. To pay salary of state live-stock commissioner.. $2,500 $2,500 To pay salary of clerk, who shall be a stenographer. . .

900

900 To pay traveling expenses of the veterinary

surgeon, live-stock commissioner, inspectors, patrolmen and clerk....

3,500 3,500 Miscellaneous and incidental expenses..

300

300 To pay salaries of inspectors and patrolmen... 7,500

5,000

$14,700 $12,200 Provided, that any unexpended balance for the fiscal year 1910 be reappropriated for the fiscal year 1911.

SEC. 2. The auditor of state is hereby authorized to draw his warrants on the treasurer of state for the several sums and purposes specified in section 1 of this act upon the presentation of verified vouchers, duly itemized.

SEC. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the statute-book.

Approved March 10, 1909.

CHAPTER 14. J. H. MCGUIRE-FOR INJURIES RECEIVED AT THE HANDS OF AN INSANE PATIENT AT OSAWATOMIE ASYLUM.

House bill No. 495. An Act making an appropriation to compensate and relieve the distressed

condition of J. H. McGuire, who was permanently injured by an insane

patient at the Insane Asylum at Osawatomie, Kan. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

SECTION 1. That the following sum, to wit, four hundred and eighty dollars, be hereby appropriated, out of any moneys in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated, to compensate and relieve the distressed condition of J. H. McGuire, who was permanently injured by an insane patient at Osawatomie, Kan., while the said J. H. McGuire was employed as an attendant at the Insane Asylum at Osawatomie, Kan., by being struck on the head and fracturing and crushing the skull, thereby necessitating the trephining and removal of a large portion of the left side of the skull, which has never healed or united, leaving him in a helpless condition and unable to support a family, composed of a wife and four minor children who were entirely dependent on his efforts for support and maintenance.

SEC. 2. That the auditor of state is hereby authorized to draw his warrant on the state treasurer for the sum of twenty dollars on the first day of each month until the total amount of four hundred and eighty dollars, appropriated in section 1 of this act, has been fully paid in favor of J. H. McGuire in person only, and not to any other person nor to his order.

SEC. 3. This act shall take effect from and after its publication in the official state paper.

Approved March 10, 1909.
Published in official state paper March 13, 1909.

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CHAPTER 15.

CREATING A COMMISSION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A

MEMORIAL HALL.

Senate bill No. 669. An Act creating a commission to purchase or .condemn a site and pro

viding for the construction of a memorial hall thereon, and making appropriation therefor.

WHEREAS, By act of Congress approved May 29, 1908, the United States appropriated to the state of Kansas ninety-seven thousand four hundred and sixty-six and 02100 dollars to reimburse the state for expenses incurred by the state of Kansas in equipping its soldiers to suppress the war of the rebellion; and

WHEREAS, By act of Congress approved March 3, 1909, the United States appropriated to the state of Kansas the sum of four hundred and twenty-five thousand sixty-five and 43100 dollars to reimburse the state for expenses incurred in repelling invasions and suppressing Indian hostilities; and

WHEREAS, Kansas furnished more soldiers to the Union army in proportion to her population than any other state in the Union and was more largely settled by Union soldiers than any other state, and is to this day a distinctly Union soldier state; and

WHEREAS, The Kansas State Historical Society is the custodian of one of the largest and most valuable collections of original historical material in the United States; and

WHEREAS, The present quarters of this society are inadequate and unsatisfactory and without fire protection and is thereby in great danger of being lost and is a menace to the state capitol, and should be provided a fire-proof building, accessible to the general public; and

WHEREAS, The quarters now occupied by the Kansas State Historical Society and by the Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Kansas, are needed by the state for other purposes in the conduct of its business; and

WHEREAS, Kansas is desirous of erecting a suitable memorial to the Union soldiers and sailors of the war of the rebellion; and

WHEREAS, The Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Kansas, the Kansas State Editorial Association and many other organizations have petitioned for a memorial hall for the use

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of the Kansas State Historical Society and the Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Kansas; therefore, Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

SECTION 1. That there is hereby constituted a board to be known as the memorial hall building commission, to be composed of the governor, lieutenant-governor, speaker of the house of representatives, department commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Kansas, the secretary of the Kansas State Historical Society, and one commissioner to be elected by the state senate, and one commissioner to be elected by the house of representatives. The governor shall be chairman of said commission and the secretary of the Kansas State Historical Society shall be secretary of said commission. Saia commissioners shall act without compensation, except actual expenses, and without liability, except for misconduct, and any vacancy may be filled by the remaining commissioners.

SEC. 2. Said commission is hereby vested with full power to select a site near the state capitol for a memorial hall and to acquire title thereto by gift, purchase or condemnation. If such commission shall be unable to obtain a suitable site at a price deemed by it reasonable and proper, it is hereby anthorized and directed to condemn a site, as provided for by section 6710 of the General Statutes of 1901. The auditor of state is hereby authorized to draw his warrant on the state treasurer in favor of the person or persons from whom said site may be acquired, upon the filing with him an abstract of title, together with a good and sufficient deed to the state of Kansas, duly approved by the attorney-general, which approval shall be set forth in a certificate filed therewith. For the purpose of purchasing said site, there is hereby appropriated out of any money in the state treasury, not otherwise appropriated, a sum not to exceed fifteen thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, which amount shall become immediately available.

SEC. 3. The said commissioners shall call to their assistance the state architect, who shall prepare plans and specifications for a memorial hall, which building shall be substantial and as nearly fire-proof as practicable and suitable for the uses of the Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Kansas, and the Kansas State Historical Society and kindred uses and shall be a memorial to commemorate the devotion of the Union soldiers and sailors for the cause of liberty and the preservation of the Union in the war of the rebellion, or in the SpanishAmerican war, and said commission shall cause suitable in

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