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amount, quality and description of all material and labor required for the erection and full completion of the buildings according to said plans.

8 9. Whenever the said plans and specitications shall have been approved and adopted, the trustees shall cause to be inserted in at least two of the daily or weekly newspapers, in the cities of Chicago, Springfield and the city or town at or near which the said home shall be permanently located, an advertisement for sealed bids for the construction of the buildings herein authorized; and they shall furnish a printed copy of the act and of the specifications to all parties applying therefor; and all parties interested who may desire it shall bave Tree and full access to the plans, with the privilege of taking notes and making memoranda.

$ 10. Not less than thirty days after the publication of said proposals for bids, on the day and hour to be named in said advertisement, at the place where the said institution shall be located, in the presence of the bidders, or so many of them as may be present, the bids received shall be opened for the first time, and the contract for building shall be let to the lowest and best bidder: Provided, that no contract shall be made and no expense incurred for any building or buildings requiring for the completion of the same a greater expense than is provided for in the appropriation made in this act: And provided, further, that no bid shall be accepted which is not accompanied by a good and sufficient bond in the penal, sum of ten thousand dollars, signed by at least three good and sufficient sureties, conditioned as a guarantee for the responsibility and good faith of the bidder, and that he will enter into contract and give bond as provided in this act in case his bid is accepted.

$ 11. The contract, to be made with the successful bidder, shall be accompanied by a good and sufficient bond, to be approved by the Governor before accepted, conditioned for the faithful performance of his contract, shall provide for the appointment of a superintendent of construction who shall receive not more than five dollars per day for his services, and who shall carefully and accurately measure the work done and the materials upon the grounds at least once a month, and for the payment of the contractor upon the aforesaid measurement and for the withholding of fifteen per cent. of the value of the work done and materials on hand until the completion of the building, and for a forfeiture of a stipulated sum per diem for every day that the completion of the work shall be delayed after the time specitied for the completion in the contract, and for the full protection of all persons who may furnish labor or materials, by withholding payment from the contractor, and by paying the parties to whom any moneys are due for service or materials as aforesaid directly for all work done or materials furnished by them in case of notice given to the trustees that any such party apprehends or fears that he will not receive all money due, and for the settlement of all disputed questions as to the value of alterations and extras, by arbitration at the time of final settlement, as follows: one arbitrator to be chosen by the trustees, one by the contractor and one by the Governor of the State, all three of said arbitrators to be practical mechanics and builders; and for the power and privilege of the trustees under the contract to order changes in the plans at their discretion and to refuse to accept any work which may be done, not fully in accordance with the letter and spirit of the plans and specifications; and all work not accepted shall be replaced at the expense of the contractor; and for a deduction

from the current price of all alterations ordered by the trustees, which may and do diminish the cost of all buildings. They may also make such other provisions and conditions in the said contract, not herein above specified, as may seem to them necessary or expedient: Provided, that no conditions shall be inserted contrary to the letter and spirit of this act, and that in no event shall the State be liable for a greater amount of money than is appropriated for said building and its appartenances.

$ 12. The said contract shall be signed by the president of the board of trustees on behalf of the board after a vote authorizing him so to sign shall have been entered upon the minutes of the board, and it shall be attested by the signature of the secretary of the board and by the seal of the institution. It shall be drawn in triplicate and one copy of the same shall be deposited in the office of the Board of Public Charities of this State.

$ 13. All bids shall show the estimated cost of the work to be done of each description, in detail, and the trustees shall have the right and power, at their discretion, to accept bids for particular portions of the work, if for the advantage of the State, and all measurements and accounts, as the work progresses, shall show in detail the amount and character of the work for which payment is made.

$ 14. The cost of location, including the cost of suitable grounds, may be paid out of the appropriations herein made, but shall not exceed the sum of ten thousand dollars.

§ 15. The moneys berein appropriated shall be paid to the parties to whom they may become due and payable directly from the treasury of the State, on the warrant of the Auditor of Public Accounts; and the Auditor is hereby authorized and required to draw the said warrants for money due under this act, upon the order of the board;of trustees accompanied by vouchers approved by the Governor as now provide i by law.

$ 16. No trustee or officer of the said institution shall be in any way interested in any contracts for the erection of said buildings or furnishing any materials for said buildings; and if any such trustee or officer shall be so interested he shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction, be fined in any sum not exceeding five thousand dollars.

$ 17. Before making payment for the lands, for the purchase of which provision is herein made, the seller shall furnish to the trustees an abstract of title, which shall be submitted by the trustees to the AttorneyGeneral for examination, and to the Governor for his approval, and no money shall be paid for the said lands without a perfect conveyance of title in fee simple to the State by a warrantee deed § 18.

Said trustees shall have the power and it shall be their duty to make such reasonable rules and regulations, governing the admission, maintenance and discharge of inmates of said home, as shall not be inconsistent with the spirit and provisions of this act, and of the act herein referred to.

APPROVED June 26, 1885.

SOUTHERN HOSPITAL FOR THE INSANE.

§ 1. Appropriates as follows:

$100.000 per annum for ordinary ex

penses.
$5,000 per annum for repairs and im-

provements.
$1,000 per annum for care of grounds.
$3,258 for culvert and filling.

$2,920 for slaughter house and cooling

room. $3,550 for conservatory and gate house. $2,500 for settling basin. $6,500 for new boilers.

$3,100 for carpenter and paint shop. How drawn

annum.

An Act making appropriations for the Illinois Southern Hospital for

the Insane, at Anna. SECTION 1.

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the following amounts be and are hereby appropriated to the Southern Hospital for the Insane, at Anna, for the purposes berein named :

For ordinary expenses, the sum of one hundred thousand dollars per annum, payable quarterly in advance, from July 1, 1885, until the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next General Assembly.

For improvements and repairs, the sum of five thousand dollars per For care and improvement of grounds, one thousand dollars per annum.

For a stone culvert and earth fill, three thousand two hundred and fifty-eight dollars.

For renewing fences on the farm, five hundred dollars.

For slaughter house, with cooling room, two thousand nine hundred and twenty dollars.

For conservatory and gate house, three thousand five hundred and fifty dollars.

For additional settling basin, two thousand five hundred dollars.
For new boilers, six thousand five hundred dollars.

For a carpenter and paint shop and machinery, thirty-one hundred dollars.

§ 2. The money 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 27, 1885.

WOMAN'S HOSPITAL, CHICAGO.

aid of the

$ 2.

How drawn.

§ 1. Appropriates $10,000 in

| Woman's Hospital of Chicago. An Act making an appropriation to the Woman's Hospital of Chicago,

Illinois. WHEREAS, there is no hospital in the State, adequate to the wants of the community, exclusively devoted to the treatment of the diseases and accidents peculiar to women, irrespective of creed, color or condition in life; and

WHEREAS, the Woman's Hospital, of Chicago, is striving to erect and maintain such an institution for the afflicted women of the State; therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of ten thousand dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the benefit of the Woman's Hospital, of Chicago.

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer for the sum of ten thousand dollars, payable to the order of Julia Daggy, president of the board of managers, and the State Treasurer is hereby authorized to pay said warrant out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

This bill baving 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 7th day of July, A. D. 1885.

HENRY D. DEMENT,

Secretary of State.

DAIRYMEN'S ASSOCIATION. $ 1. Appropriates $500 in aid of the Illinois $ 2. How drawn.

Dairymen's Association. An Act, to aid the Illinois Dairymen's Association in compiling, pub

lishing and distributing their reports. Section 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of five hundred dollars ($500), per annum, be and the same is hereby appropriated to aid the Illinois Dairymen's Association in compiling, publishing and distributing their reports.

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer for the sum in this act specified, to the order of the president of said association, and the State Treasurer shall pay the same out of any funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED May 29, 1885.

EXECUTIVE MANSION.

$ 1. Appropriates as follows:

$4,000 for building a kitchen.
$1,000 for repairing drives and walks.
$3,000 for repainting and repairing

mansion and coal house.

$3,000 for fence around the grounds. $ 2. Itemized account of expenditures made

to the legislature. $ 3. How drawn.

An Act making an appropriation for repairing the executive mansion

and grounds, and building a kitchen for the mansion. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there be and hereby is appropriated, out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of repairing the executive mansion and grounds and building a kitchen for the mansion, the following sums:

First - For constructing an addition to the executive mansion for kitchen, four thousand dollars.

Second-For repairing driveways and sidewalks within the executive mansion grounds, one thousand dollars.

Third -For repainting and repairing the executive mansion and repairing stable and coal house, three thousand dollars.

Fourth--For constructing a fence around the executive mansion grounds, three thousand dollars.

§ 2. The Governor shall keep an itemized account of all moneys expended by him under this act, and shall report such expenditures at the next session of the General Assembly, with vouchers, for all moneys paid out by him by virtue hereof.

§ 3. Said money shall be subject to the order of the Governor, and shall be used by him for the purpose aforesaid. The Auditor of Public Accounts shall, on the presentation of such order of the Governor, draw his warrant on the Treasurer therefor and the Treasurer is hereby directed to pay the same.

APPROVED Jure 27, 1885.

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS.

NORMAL UNIVERSITY AT NORMAL.

$3,000 for repairs and improvements. How drawn.

2.

§ 1. Appropriates as follows:

One-half of the interest on the col

lege and seminary funds.
$18,500 additional for salaries and ex-

penses.

An Act to make an appropriation for the ordinary and other expenses of

the Illinois State Normal University, at Normal. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there be and hereby is appropriated to the State Normal University, in addition to one-half of the interest of the college and seminary funds, which is hereby appropriated, the further sum of eighteen thousand five hundred dollars per annum, payable quarterly in advance, for the payment of salaries, for the purchase of fuel, for additions to the library, for school apparatus, and for incidental expenses; for the building of outhouses and making repairs, the sum of three thousand dollars: Provided, that the expenses of the model school connected with and forming a part of the said State Normal University, shall be paid out of the receipts for tuition of pupils in said school, and not from the above appropriation or any part thereof.

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