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scriptions thereon to be made. The plans and specification shall be approved by the building commission in writing and said architect shall supervise the construction of said memorial hall under the direction of said commissioners, but the commission shall have general control and supervision of the erection of said building and shall have power to employ a competent person to superintend the same and to employ such assistants as may be necessary. In the construction of said memorial hall said commission shall, so far as practicable, use material native to this state and it is hereby authorized to make requisition upon the warden of the State Penitentiary for brick or other material available for state buildings. The said commission may provide for said memorial hall being furnished with heat and light from the state heat and light plant.
SEC. 4. Said memorial hall shall be constructed for the use of the Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Kansas, the Kansas State Historical Society, and such other collections and libraries as the Executive Council may hereafter see fit to place therein.
SEC. 5. Before commencing the construction of said memorial hall the commission shall cause an advertisement to be published in the official state paper, stating that on a day stated therein it will receive sealed bids for the furnishing of material and the construction of said memorial hall according to the plans and specifications to be found on file in the office of the state architect. All bids shall be sealed and directed to the memorial hall building commission and filed in the office of the state architect. Each bid shall be accompanied by a certified check on a responsible bank in a sum equal to five per cent. of the amount of such bid payable to the state of Kansas, and to be forfeited to the state should the successful bid or bidders fail to enter into a written contract for the faithful performance of the work and to give a good and sufficient bond in an amount to be fixed by the commission, which bond shall be prepared by the attorney-general and executed and approved by the commission, shall be filed in the office of the secretary of state; certified checks deposited by the unsuccessful bidders to be at once returned to them, and to the successful bid or bidders when contract is executed and bond filed. The bids herein provided for shall be opened at the time stated in the advertisement by the commission and the contracts shall þe let to the lowest responsible bidder; the said meeting shall be in public, and all bids shall be given out for publication, the right being reserved to reject any and all bids.
SEC. 6. Payment for the material and work shall be made on monthly estimates made by the state architect for material and labor, which said estimate shall be duly approved by the commission, and the auditor of the state is hereby authorized to draw his warrant on the state treasurer in the name of the contractor or contractors or parties furnishing material for the amount or amounts specified in such estimates. In makisig such estimates, however, the state architect shall deduct ten per cent. until the work is completed and finally accepted by the state.
SEC. 7. Said building commission shall cease to exist on the formal turning over of memorial hall for occupancy to the Executive Council and on the filing of a final report in the office of the secretary of state.
SEC. 8. Upon the completion of said memorial hall and the formal turning over of the same to the Executive Council, the Executive Council shall assume and be vested with the same custody, control and management of said memorial hall it exercises over the state capitol. It shall provide heat, light and janitor service and shall cause the Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Kansas, and the Kansas State Historical Society to be permanently located therein, and may adopt such reasonable rules and regulations for the use and custoily of said memorial hall as it may see fit. Said Executive Council is hereby authorized to transfer to said memorial hall the Academy of Science, the Goss collection, and such other libraries, museums, portraits, statuaries and collections as it may see fit. The Executive Council shall provide for the furniture and furnishings of said memorial hall.
SEC. 9. For the purpose of acquiring a suitable site and for the purpose of erecting a memorial hall thereon, as herein provided, there is hereby appropriated out of any money in the state treasury, not otherwise appropriated, the total sum of two hundred thousand dollars; fifteen thousand dollars or so much thereof as may be necessary, as provided in section 2 of this act; one hundred and thirty-five thousand dollars for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1910, and fifty thousand dollars for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1911, or so much thereof as may be necessary; provided, however, that no contract shall be let for the construction of said building until said four hundred and twenty-five thousand sixty-five and 43100 dollars has been paid into the state treasury.
SEC. 10. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the official state paper.
Approved March 11, 1909.
House bill No. 1002.
izing the state printer to print for distribution additional copies of
the Session Laws of 1909. 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 miscellaneous purposes, and directing the state printer to print for distribution additional copies of the Session Laws of 1909 as is now provided by law.
1. To the live-stock sanitary commissioners for the purposes of paying the salaries and expenses of inspectors and veterinarians in testing cattle afflicted with tuberculosis, and to defray the expenses of disposing of such animals, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1909, $1000; for the year ending June 30, 1910, $3000; and for the year ending June 30, 1911, $2000; provided, that any unexpended balance at the close of the fiscal year for which the appropriation was made shall be available for the next ensuing year.
2. To Z. E. Wyant, chief clerk of the senate, for expenses incurred in telegraphing to Sedan, Moline, Eureka and El Dorado January 29, 1909, $1.80.
3. To the Missouri-Kansas Telephone Company, for telephone calls by Z. E. Wyant, chief clerk of senate, January 29, 1909, $4.25.
4. To E. L. Barber, county clerk of Elk county, expenses incurred in shipping the ballots in the judicial election contest of Yeager vs. Aikman, to Topeka, for all claims or demands, $5.
5. G. A. Swallow, sergeant-at-arms of the senate, mileage and expenses and service fees in the judicial contest of Yeager VS. Aikman, to be in full of all claims or demands of every kind or character in said election contest, $55.25.
6. Peter Johnson, county clerk of Republic county, Kansas, for and on account of expenses incurred and services rendered in shipping ballots to Topeka in the senatorial election contest between W. W. Caldwell and W. M. Moore, to be in full of all claims or demands of every kind or character, $79.49.
7. To R. A. Short, county clerk of Cloud county, Kansas, for and on account of expenses incurred and services rendered in
shipping ballots to Topeka in the senatorial election contest between W. W. Caldwell and W. M. Moore, to be in full of all claims or demands of every kind or character, $83.35.
8. To Lee Stanford, assistant sergeant-at-arms of the senate, mileage and service fees in serving subpænas on Peter Johnson, county clerk of Republic county, and R. A. Short, county clerk of Cloud county, in the senatorial election contest between W. W. Caldwell and W. M. Moore, to be in full of all claims or demands of every kind or character, $28.25.
9. The state printer is hereby authorized and directed to print for distribution 700 copies of the Session Laws of 1909, in addition to the number now provided by law, the same to be sold by the state librarian at $2 each, the money derived from such sale to be deposited in the state treasury to the credit of the general revenue fund.
10. To W. T. Beck, chief clerk of the house of representatives, for postage used in official business during the session, $10. To Z. E. Wyant, secretary of the senate, postage, $10.
11. To the governor, for the purpose of paying the actual necessary traveling expenses of three delegates to be appointed by the governor to attend the National Taxation Conference, and for the purpose of purchasing at cost price and distriouting the report of such conference among the libraries and colleges of the state, and among the state officers and members of the legislature, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1910, $500; and for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1911, $500.
12. To the Free Employment Bureau, salary of director for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1910, $1200; for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1911, $1200; for necessary office expenses for fiscal year ending June 30, 1910, $500; for fiscal year ending June 30, 1911, $500; and for deficiency for office expenses for year ending June 30, 1909, $100.
13. TO M. F. Laycock, stenographer house ways and means committee, for extra services rendered during session of 1909, and as payment in full for all claims and demands against the state, $25.
14. D. O. Knisely, secretary of Board of Veterinary Examiners, for extra clerk hire in making out an alphabetical list of registered veterinarians of the state; also list of veterinarians in each county in the state; and for filling out certificates issued to new veterinarians, $18.
15. To Irwin Covey, pension, 1908 (chapter 188, Laws of 1895), $300; to Irwin Covey, pension, 1909 (chapter 188, Laws of 1895), $300; to Irwin Covey, pension, 1910 (chapter 188, Laws of 1895), $300; to Irwin Covey, pension, 1911 (chapter 188, Laws of 1895), $300.
16. To State Historical Society, for salaries of two additional clerks, as provided for by house bill No. 339, for fiscal year ending June 30, 1909, $450; for fiscal year ending June 30, 1910, $1800; for fiscal year ending June 30, 1911, $1800.
17. To Hall Lithographic Company, for mounting and binding 2000 Kansas railroad maps for State Railroad Commission in April, 1908, $210.
18. To R. J. and W. M. Boyd Construction Company, of Kansas City, for curbing and grading around the grounds of the Kansas School for the Blind, at Kansas City, Kan., in August and September, 1903, as payment in full of all claims or demands of whatsoever kind or character against the state, $244.33.
19. To the trustees of the state library, for the purpose of cataloguing the state library and for the purpose of establishing and maintaining a legislative reference department of such library, or so much thereof as may be necessary:
1911. For one expert cataloguer, who shall work under
the state librarian, especially in the legislative reference department..
$1,000 $1,600 For stenographer and clerk..
900 For postage and office incidentals not to exceed,
200 And the auditor of state is hereby authorized to draw his warrants on the treasurer of state for expenditures for the purposes specified in this item, upon duly itemized and verified vouchers approved by the chief justice of the supreme court.
20. To the Executive Council, for the installation of a complete modern system of ventilation in the senate chamber, capitol building, $5000; and for the purpose of installing a modern system of lighting in the senate chamber, $650; and for new and sanitary equipment, fixtures, toilet-room and proper ventilation in the senate toilet-room, $1200, as provided by senate resolution No. 34. The amount appropriated by this item to be available for and to be used in the fiscal year ending June 30, 1911.
21. To the State Board of Health, for the purpose of purchasing equipment and instruments for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of senate bill No. 134, $1000, or so much thereof as may be necessary.
22. To the superintendent of insurance, for extra clerk hire to carry out the provisions of senate bill No. 538, An act providing for the regulation of fire-insurance rates in Kansas and requiring that all tariffs, schedules and rates and estimates be filed with the superintendent of insurance for approval. For the fiscal year ending June 30, 1909, $250. For the fiscal year