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CONTAGIOUS DISEASES.

$ 3. Expenses of quarantine and damages

for slaughter to be paid by the United

States. § 4. Penalties for violating quarantine.

§ 1. Governor authorized to accept the rules

and regulations of the United States,
and to co-operate with the authorities
of the United states in suppressing

diseases.
§ 2. Inspectors of the United States shall

have the right of inspection, quaran-
tine and condemnation of animals,
and to enforce the rules adopted
under the act of Congress.

An Act to co-operate with the United States in the suppression and

extirpation of pleuro-pneumonia. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the Governor is hereby authorized to accept on behalf of the State the rules and regulations prepared by the Commissioner of Agriculture, under and in pursuance of section three of an act of Congress, approved May 29, 1884, entitled "An act for the establishment of a bureau of animal industry, to prevent the exportation of diseased cattle, and to provide means for the suppression and extirpation of pleuro-pneumonia and other contagious diseases among domestic animals," and to cooperate with the authorities of the United States in the enforcement of the provisions of said act.

§ 2. The inspectors of the bureau of animal, industry of the United States shall have the right of inspection, quarantine and condemnation of animals affected with any contagious, infectious or communicable disease, or suspected to be so affected, or that have been exposed to any such disease, and for these purposes are hereby authorized and empowered to enter upon any ground or premises. Said inspectors shall have the power to call on sheriffs, constables and peace officers to assist them in the discharge of their duties in carrying out the provisions of the act of Congress, approved May twenty-nine, eighteen hundred and eighty-four, establishing a bureau of animal industry; and it is hereby made the duty of sheriffs, constables and peace officers to assist said inspectors when so requested; and said inspectors shall have the same powers and protection as peace officers while engaged in the discharge of their duties.

§ 3. All expenses of quarantine, condemnation of animals exposed to disease, and the expenses of any and all measures that may be used to suppress and extirpate pleuro-pneumonia, shall be paid by the United States, and in no case shall this State be liable for any damages or expenses of any kind under the provisions of this act.

§ 4. Any person violating any order of quarantine made under this act, or any regulation prescribed by the Commissioner of Agriculture for the suppression of pleuro-pneumonia, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $1,000, or by imprisonment for not more than six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

This bill having remained with the Governor ten days after the adjournment of the General Assembly, and he having failed to approve it, or to file it with his objections in my office before the expiration of said ten days, it has thereby become a law. Witness my hand this 28th day of June, 1887.

HENRY D. DEMENT,

Secretary of State.

LIENS ON GET OF SIRES.

§ 1. Owners of sires in order to have a lien $ 3. Owners of sire upon receipt of certifiupon get must file statement with

cate shall have lien on get. Secretary of State Board of Agricul

§ 4. Get of such sire shall not be exempt ture, giving age, description, and

from execution and sale.
pedigree of sire, and terms and con-
ditions of service.

$ 5. Fees of recorder. § 2. Secretary of board shall issue certifi

$ 6. Fees of State Board of Agriculture. cate.

$ 7. Reports printed. An Act to protect stockbreeders within the State of Illinois. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That in order to protect farmers in this State against damage resulting from breeding to sires advertised with bogus or fraudulent pedigrees, and to secure to the owners of sires payment for service, the following provisions are enacted: That every owner of a sire charging a service fee, in order to have a lien upon the get of any such sire under the provisions of this act for said service, shall file a statement, verified by oath or affirmation to the best of his knowledge and belief, with the secretary of the State Board of Agriculture. giving the name, age, description and pedigree, as well as the terms and conditions upon which such sire is advertised for service.

§ 2. The secretary of the State Board of Agriculture, upon the receipt of the statement as specified in section one (1) of this act, duly verified by affidavit, shall issue a certificate to the owner of said sire, a copy of which certificate shall be forwarded to the clerk of the county court in which said sire is stationed or located, and another copy furnished the applicant, which shall be posted by the owner in a conspicuous place where said sire may be stationed, which certificate shall state the name, age, description, pedigree and ownership of said sire, the terms and conditions upon which the sire is advertised for service, and that the provisions of this act, so far as relates to the filing of the statement aforesaid, have been complied with.

§ 3. The owner or owners of any sire receiving such certificate by complying with section one (1) of this act, shall obtain and have a lien upon the get of any such sire for the period of four months from date of birth of get: Provided, said owner or owners shall, within six months of the time of the rendition of such service by such certified sire, file for record a statement of account, verified

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by affidavit or affirmation, with the recorder of the county wherein the service has been rendered, of the amount due such owner or owners for said service, together with a description of the female served.

§ 4. No get of any such sire shall be exempt from levy and sale under execution issued upon a judgment obtained in any court of competent jurisdiction for said service: Provided, that the court rendering such judgment shall find and certify in the record of the same that the plaintiff or plaintiffs have complied with the provisions of this act, and that the progeny sought to be levied upon is subject to the lien herein created: And, provided further, that said finding, together with a description of the dam of the progeny so liable to such lien, shall be endorsed upon the execution.

§ 5. For filing certificate, making copy of such affidavit or affirmation, the certificate of the date of such filing, the clerk or recorder shall be entitled to the same fees as are provided by law for like service in regard to chattel mortgage.

$ 6. The Illinois State Board of Agriculture shall have the power to make such charge for certificates as may be necessary to cover the expense of executing the law, and the treasurer of the State Board of Agriculture, after paying the office expenses, printing, etc., incident to executing the provisions of this act, shall pay into the treasury of the State any surplus remaining in his hands on account of fees received through the provisions of this act.

$ 7. The Commissioners of State Contracts shall have such a number of the annual reports printed and bound in third class binding as may be deemed advisable by the State Board of Agriculture to obtain the greatest benefits to the breeders of improved stock in this State, under the provisions of this act, said reports to contain copies of certificates issued, and such other data of especial interest to live stock breeders as said Board of Agriculture may designate for publication therein.

APPROVED June 10, 1887.

PEDIGREES.

§ 1. Provides penalties for obtaining certificate of registration upon false pretenses. An Acr to punish false pretenses in obtaining certificates of registration

of cattle and other animals, and to punish giving false pedigrees.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That any person, who by any false pretense, shall obtain from any club, association, society or company for improving the breed of cattle, horses, sheep, swine or other domestic animals, a certificate of registration of any animal in the herd register, or other register of any such club, association, society or company, or a transfer of any such registration, and every person who shall knowingly give a false pedigree of any animal, upon conviction thereof shall be fined not exceeding $1,000, nor less than $25, or imprisonment in the county jail for a period not exceeding one year, or both, in the discretion of the court.

APPROVED May 13, 1897.

RUNNING AT LARGE.

to enforce the law.

8 1. Amends the act of 1874 by adding three Sec. 9. Penalties for pound masters failing

sections. Sec. 8. Pounds and pound masters.

Sec. 10. Contested elections. An Act to amend An act to revise the law in relation to permitting

animals to run at large," approved March 30, 1874, in force July 1, 1874,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That an act entitled “An act to revise the law in relation to permitting animals to run at large," approved March 30, 1874, in force July 1, 1874, be and the same is hereby amended by adding thereto the following sections to be nurnbered eight (8), nine (9) and ten (10):

“Section 8. Where, in any county, township, town or precinct domestic animals or any of them shall have been restrained from running at large by a vote therein had, or shall hereafter be restrained from running at large by any vote had under the provisions of this act, it shall be the duty of the board of supervisors in counties under township organization where the vote has been held in the county, the supervisor where the vote has been held in the township, and the county commissioners in counties not under township organization, or in precincts where the vote has been held in such county or precinct, as soon as this law takes effect, where the vote has already been had but no action taken, or as soon as a vote is declared in the elections to be hereafter held, to select and prepare a suitable pound, appoint a poundmaster and fix the amount of his fees and charges, which shall remain as fixed until the next annual election, at which time the same may be altered, changed or amended by a majority vote of the electors present, who shall at the same time elect a poundmaster for the ensuing year.

“Section 9. It shall be the duty of the poundmaster to enforce the provisions of this act, and for any failure so to do, he shall be liable to a fine of not less than $5 nor more than $20.

“Section 10. Any vote, held under this act, may be contested as other township or county elections."

APPROVED June 17, 1887.

APPROPRIATIONS.

STATE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE.

§ 1. Appropriates for premiums at State

Fair and for office expenses per an-
num $14,800; for county and district
about $7,500.

$ 2. How drawn.
§ 3. Payments to county and district socie-

ties.

An Act making appropriations for the State Board of Agriculture and

county and other agricultural fairs.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there be, and is hereby appropriated to the State Board of Agriculture, the following sums, to-wit:

For the payment of premiums at the annual State Fair and Fat Stock Show, the sum of five thousand dollars per annum for the years 1887 and 1888; and for the use of each county or other agricultural society the sum of one hundred dollars per annum, to be paid to the treasurer of the society, for fairs held in the years 1886 and 1887.

For the salary of the secretary, the sum of twenty-five hundred dollars per annum, for the years 1837 and 1888.

For chief clerk, the sum of sixteen hundred dollars per annum, for the years 1887 and 1888.

For clerk hire, the sum of one thousand dollars per annum for the years 1887 and 1888.

For curator, the sum of eight hundred dollars per annum, for the years 1887 and 1888.

For porter, the sum of eight hundred dollars per annum, for the years 1887 and 1888.

For the agricultural museum, the sum of three hundred dollars per annum for the years 1887 and 1888.

For the expense of collecting and compiling crop and meteorological statistics, and proceedings of institute meetings, the sum of twelve hundred dollars per annum, for the years 1887 and 1888.

For the agricultural library the sum of four hundred dollars per annum, for the years 1887 and 1888. For office expenses, furniture, repairs, postage, expressage,

the sum of twelve hundred dollars per annum, for the years 1887 and 1888.

§ 2. That on the order of the president, countersigned by the secretary of the State Board of Agriculture and approved by the Governor, the State Auditor shall draw his warrant upon the Treasurer, in favor of the treasurer of the State Board of Agriculture, for the sums herein appropriated : Provided, that each warrant shall

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