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show the agricultural society for whose benefit the same is drawn, and that no warrant shall be drawn in favor of any agricultural society, unless the order aforesaid be accompanied by a certificate of the State Board of Agriculture, showing that such agricultural society held an agricultural fair during the preceding year, in compliance with the rules and regulations, as provided by law: Provided, further, that no part of the moneys herein provided for shall be drawn from the public treasury prior to the first day of July, A. D. 1887: And, provided, further, that no warrant shall be drawn in favor of any agricultural society until the president and treasurer of such society file an affidavit with the State Board of Agriculture that no wheel of fortune or any other gambling device were licensed or allowed upon their fair grounds.

§ 3. It shall be the duty of the treasurer of the State Board of Agriculture, on the order of the president, countersigned by the secretary of the State Board of Agriculture, to pay over to the proper officer of each agricultural society the sum received for its use and benefit as aforesaid, and make a biennial report to the Governor, of all such appropriations received and disbursed by him.

APPROVED June 13, 1887.

EMILY J. BLACKBURN.

§ 1. Appropriates $2,500. An Act to pay to Mrs. Emily J. Blackburn two thousand five hundred

dollars on account of the death of her son, Francis J. Blackburn, from disease contracted while in the discharge of his duty as a private in Company B, First Regiment Illinois National Guard, when in active service. WHEREAS, Francis J. Blackburn, on the 15th day of November, 1886, at Chicago, after nearly five years' service as a private in Company B, First Regiment Illinois National Guard, died from exposure and disease resulting therefrom, while in the discharge of his duty as a member of said regiment, when in active service, pursuant to the order of the Governor of the State of Illinois; and

WHEREAS, the said Francis J. Blackburn left him surviving a widowed mother and an unmarried sister dependent upon him in his lifetime for their support; therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That two thousand five hundred dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated out of the treasury as compensation and relief of the said Mrs. Emily J. Blackburn, mother of said Francis J. Blackburn, and that the Auditor of Public Accounts issue his warrant on the treasury therefor.

APPROVED June 16, 1887.

JOHN R. BLACKBURN,

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§ 1. Appropriates $1,500.

| $ 2. How drawn. An Act making an appropriation for the relief of John R. Blackburn,

who was disabled by the premature discharge of a cannon while in the service of the State and acting under orders as a private in Company F, 13th Battalion, Illinois National Guard. WHEREAS, the said John R. Blackburn, a private in Company F, 13th [Battalion,) Illinois National Guard, while on duty and acting under the orders of his superior officers, at Flora, Illinois, on or about the 28th day of October, A. D. 1880, was seriously and permanently injured and disabled by the premature discharge of a defective cannon, owned and furnished by the State for use on the occasion, and without any fault or negligence on his part, or knowledge of the defect; therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of fifteen hundred dollars ($1500) be and the same is hereby appropriated out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, as compensation to the said John R. Blackburn, in full for all damages sustained by him by reason of the injuries aforesaid while so in the service of the State.

$ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant upon the State Treasurer for the sum herein specified, and the State Treasurer shall pay the same out of any funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED June 14, 1887.

MANUAL H. BOALS.

§ 1. Appropriates $5,493.53; how drawn. An Act for the relief of Janual H. Boals, of Alton, Illinois. WHEREAS, Manual H. Boals did furnish materials which were actually used in the construction of the Asylum for Feeble-Minded Children, at Lincoln, Illinois, to the amount of three thousand four hundred and thirty-three dollars and forty-six cents ($3,433.46), which sum has been due and owing said Boals since the 10th day of April, 1877 ;

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of five thousand four hundred and ninety-three dollars and fifty-three cents be appropriated for the purpose of paying said claim with interest at the rate of six per cent. per annum, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, and that the Auditor of Public Accounts be and he is hereby directed to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer, in favor of said Manual H. Boals, for said gum, and take said Boals' receipt in full for all claims against the State for said materials so furnished.

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.

BURLINGTON MANUFACTURING COMPANY.

§ 1. Appropriates $7,278.

i § 2. How drawn.

An Act to pay the Burlington Manufacturing Company for the marble

tiling to complete the rotunda or first floor of the State House. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of seven thousand two hundred and seventy-eight dollars ($7,278) be and the same is hereby appropriated to pay the Burlington Manufacturing Company for the marble tiling furnished by order of the State House Commissioners to complete the tiling of the first story rotunda of the State House, payable as hereinafter provided out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby directed to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer for said amount out of the moneys of the treasury not otherwise appropriated, payablo to the Burlington Manufacturing Company.

APPROVED June 16, 1887.

CANAL,

§ 1. Appropriates $20,000 per annum for run- 3. Commissioners shall make quarterly ning expenses.

statements to the Auditor. § 2. How drawn. An Act making appropriations for the necessary repairs and running

expenses of the Illinois and Michigan canal until the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next Gen

eral Assembly. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That for the purpose of making necessary repairs, and providing means to put and keep the Illinois and Michigan canal in navigable condition until after the adjournment of the next General Assembly, there is hereby appropriated from the State treasury, for the first year, the sum of twenty thousand dollars ($20,000): Provided, that the Canal Commissioners may use not to exceed five thousand dollars of the money appropriated in this item for the purpose of paying the expenses of the litigation now pending relating to the lake front adjacent to the city of Chicago.

All funds used for the purposes of such litigation shall be expended as directed by the Attorney General of Illinois. And for the second year the sum of twenty thousand dollars ($20,000), or so much of each as may be absolutely necessary for that purpose: Provided, that no portion of the money hereby appropriated shall be used for the purpose above specified until all the surplus earnings of the canal have been fully exhausted in making needed repairs and defraying necessary expenses of operating said canal.

§ 2. The appropriations made by this act shall only be paid upon detailed statements made by the Canal Commissioners, filed with the Auditor, bearing the order of the Canal Commissioners and the approval of the Governor.

§ 3. Said board of Canal Commissioners shall keep an accurate and detailed account of all moneys received by them from every source, together with their disbursements and expenditures of every kind and nature, and at the end of each quarter transmit to the Auditor of Public Accounts a full and complete statement, showing in detail the amount of money received, during said preceding quarter, from every ‘source, and how and to whom the same has been disbursed.

APPROVED May 31, 1887.

State CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS.

BLIND.

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§ 1. Appropriates $32, 000 per annum for or- § 2. How drawn.

dinary expenses. $1,500 per annum

for repairs, and $1,200 for fire escapes. An Act making appropriations for the Illinois Institution for the

Education of the Blind. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the following sums bé and are hereby appropriated to the Illinois Institution for the Education of the Blind, for the purposes hereinafter named:

For ordinary expenses, thirty-two thousand dollars ($32,000) per annum, payable quarterly in advance, from July 1, 1887, until the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next General Assembly.

For repairs and improvements, fifteen hundred dollars ($1,500) per annum.

For fire escapes, twelve hundred dollars ($1,200).

§ 2. The moneys herein appropriated shall be due and payable to the trustees, or their order, only on the terms and in the manner now provided by law.

APPROVED June 8, 1887.

BLIND.

§ 1. Appropriates $8,400 for paving and § 2. How drawn.

laundry. An Act making appropriations for the Illinois Institution for the

Education of the Blind. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the following sums be and are hereby appropriated to the Illinois Institution for the Education of the Blind, for the purposes hereinafter named:

For paving one-half the width of the street and connections, thirtyfour hundred dollars ($3,400).

For laundry and furnishing the same, five thousand dollars. ($5,000).

$ 2. The moneys herein appropriated shall be due and payable to the trustees, or their order, only on the terms and in the manner now provided by law.

APPROVED June 17, 1887.

INDUSTRIAL HOME FOR THE BLIND.

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§ 1. Corporation created; powers.

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to the rules. § 3. Trustees; term of office.

§ 9. Report of trustees. § 4. Expenses of trustees paid.

§ 10. Meetings of trustees. § 5. Trustees shall not be interested in contract.

§ 11. Appropriations to the Home; how § 6. Duties of trustees, superintendent, officers of the board of trustees.

$ 12. Appropriates $100,000 for land, build8 7. Duties of superintendent.

ings and support. An Act to incorporate the Illinois Industrial Home for the Blind, and

to make an appropriation therefor. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That for the manual training and furnishing of employment to the blind, a corporation is hereby created to be known and designated as the Illinois Industrial Home for the Blind, and to have perpetual succession, with power to contract and be contracted with, to sue and be sued, to plead

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