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Forty-first-For paying damages for animals exposed to contagion slaughtered under the provisions of any law of this State for the suppression and prevention of the spread of contagious and infectious diseases ainong domestic animals, the sum of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000), or so much thereof as may be nee d, to be paid only in the manner and on the conditions provided in said laws: Provided, that in no case shall there be any sum paid out of this fund for such animals as are already diseased at the time of their slaughter: And, providedl, further, that the amount paid for animals slaughtered, shall, in no case, exceed their actual cash value for beef or dairy purposes, and not to exceed the sum of seventy-five dollars for any one animal. This shall also apply to damages for animals heretofore slaughtered under the law of this State that have not been paid for.
Forty-second--To the Adjutant-General, to pay the cost for paving north Fifth street, in front of and abutting the property of the State, in the city of Springfield, known as the “Arsenal property,” the sum of three hundred and thirty.one dollars and seventy-nine cents, or so much as may be necessary, to be paid upon vouchers approved by the Governor.
Forty-third – The sum of five thousand dollars to pay the expenses of committees of the 34th General Assembly, such expenses to be certitied as may be provided by resolution of either house.
§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer for the sums herein specified, upon the presentation of proper vouchers; and the State Treasurer shall pay the same out of the proper funds in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated. Said warrants shall be drawn in favor of, and payable to, the order of the persons entitled thereto.
APPROVED June 26, 1885.
COMPLETING STATE HOUSE. $ 1. Appropriates the sum of $531, 712 for completing the State House. An Act to render effective an act to provide means for the completing
and furnishing the State House and for the improving the grounds, and to provide for the appointment of three commissioners, approved
June 14, 1883. WHEREAS, said act appropriated the sum of five hundred thirty-one thousand seven hundred and twelve (531,712) dollars for completing and furnishing the State House, and for improving the grounds, contingent upon the ratification at the polls on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November, 1884, as provided in said act; and
WHERFAS, it is further provided, that on proc'amation of the Governor of such affirmative vote, which proclamation having been made, two hundred thousand dollars shall be payable immediately thereafter out of any money in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated, and the remaining three hundred thirty-one thousand seven hundred and twelve (331,712) dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, shall be payable at such time or times as may thereafter be provided by the General Assembly; therefore,
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That for the purpose of carrying on the work of completing and furnishing the State House and for improving the grounds, the sum of five hundred thirty-one thousand seven hundred and twelve (531,712) dollars be appropriated, and the Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized to draw his warrant on the treasury for any portion of the two hundred thousand (200,000) dollars unexpended October 1, 1885; also three hundred thirty-one thousand seven hundred and twelve (331,712) dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, on the Treasurer, payable out of such appropriation on the accounts of expenditure as heretofore, when duly certified to by the State House Commissioners, or a majority of them, and approved by the Governor.
APPROVED June 29, 1885.
HIRAM W. WHITE.
$ 1. Appropriates $565 for damages to lands. An Act to provide for the payment to Hiram W. White of certain dam
ages to lands and other property sustained by the construction and maintenance of the dam on the Illinois river, near Henry, in Mar
shall county, Illinois. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of five hundred and sixtyfive dollars, which was appropriated by an act of the General Assembly of the State of Illinois, entitled “An act to provide for the payment of damages to lands and other property, sustained by the owners thereof, by the construction of the dam on the Little Wabash river, at New Haven, in Gallatin county, Illinois, and by the construction of the dam on the Illinois river, near Henry, in Marshall county, Illinois," approved May 31, A. D. 1879, in force July 1, A. D. 1879, for the payment to Hiram W. White of the damages to the southeast quarter of the southwest fractional quarter of section number four (4); thirty (30) acres off the south side of the southeast quarter of the southwest quarter of section number eight (8); the northeast quarter of the southeast quarter of section number eight (8); the southeast quarter of the northeast quarter of section number eight (8); the northwest quarter of the northwest quarter of section number eight (8); the south west quarter of section number nine (9); the south side of the northwest quarter of the northwest quarter of section number seventeen (17), and the south half of the northwest quarter of section number seventeen (17), all in township number fourteen (14) north, in range (10) ten east of the fourth (4th) principal meridian, in Putnam county, Illinois, occasioned and sustained by the construction and maintenance of the lock and dam on the Illinois river, near Henry, in Marshall county, Illinois, by the authority of the State of Illinois, according to the recommendation contained in the report of the joint select committee of the two houses of the Thirtieth General Assembly, shall be paid to the said Hiram W. White, or his heirs or legal representatives, in the manner specified and provided by the above mentioned act of the General Assembly of the State of Illinois, upon his or their filing with the Auditor of Public Accounts of the State of Illinois his or their own release, and none other, in the form specified by the aforesaid act of the General Assembly of the State of Illinois; and upon such payment and release being made, executed and filed as aforesaid, the same is hereby declared to be and shall be a complete and perpetual bar to any further claims for damages to said lands above described, occasioned or sustained or to hereafter be occasioned or sustained by the construction, maintenance or repair of said dam by any person or persons whomsoever.
APPROVED June 23, 1885.
Amends Sec. 3, by providing for the Amends Sec. 2, by providing for the apcosts of exterminating, and makes
pointment of commissioners 'hy county the same a lien upon the land.
boards and prescribes their duties. An Act to amend section three (3) of an act entitled “An act concerning
Canada thistles," approved and in force March 15, 1872, and to amend said act by providing for the appointment of a commissioner by county boards where the town authorities fail or refuse to do the same; and section two of this act to be numbered section eight and
one-half (81) of the original act. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section three (3) of an act entitled "An act concerning Canada thistles," approved and in force March 15, 1872, be amended to read as follows:
“Section 3. In case said thistles are found growing on inclosed lands, the commissioner shall advise with the owner, agent or occupant on their treatment, and if the said commissioner shall deem it necessary and expedient for him to fully control the same, he shall agree with the owner, agent or occupant on the boundaries of the tract so infected, which it is expedient for him to control, and he shall mark the same by stakes, or by fence if thought best ; and thereafter such infected tract, or so much as from time to time remains infected, shall be managed and controlled by the said commissioner, for the purpose of destroying said thistles, and so long as it may be necessary to complete the work. In case the commissioner and the owner, agent or occupant of said land cannot agree as regards the propriety of the commissioner controlling such tractor the boundaries of the same, then the commissioner shall proceed to s:ake out or mark such boundaries as he deems proper, and file a copy of his decision with the town clerk, or, in counties not under township organization, with the county clerk. The owner, agent or oconpant of the land may, if he feels aggrieved, appeal from such decision of the commissioner, without bonds, within twenty days, to the commissioners of high ways of the town, or to the county commissioners, as the case may be, who shall proceed to view the same, and to hear the reasons for and against the decision of the commissioner, and a majority of such board of appeal shall decide as to the propriety of taking possession of the tract alleged to be infected, and if they decide to take such possession, what shall constitute the boundaries of the same, and shall direct said commissioner to exterminate said thistles, which are hereby declared a public nuisance) without unnecessarily depriving the owner of the land of any legitimate use and enjoyment of the same; and the owner or occupant of said land shall pay all cost and expense
of labor for said extermination, which shall not exceed the sum of one hundred dollars for each infected tract in one year, without the consent of the supervisor of said town, or county commissioners, as the case may be, and that the sum so expended shall be a lien upon said tract so infected; and if the owner or occupant shall not pay the same to said commissioner on or before the first Monday of September of the year the work was performed by the commissioner on said tract, the commissioner shall report the same to the board of town auditors, in towns under township organization, or county commissioners, as the case may be, and certify to the same, and that said board of town auditors or county commissioners shall certify to the county clerk the amount so due on each tract; and it shall be the duty of the county clerk to cause the amount so returned to be levied on the lands as certified by said board of auditors or commissioners, as the case may be, and that said amount so certified shall be collected in the same manner that taxes of the county are levied and collected, and the same, when co lected, to be paid over to the supervisor of the town or towns under township organization, and to the county commissioner, as the case may be, who shall pay the same out on the order of the commissioner to the parties entitled to the same, for the labor employed in destroying the thistles on each tract for which the money was collected.”
§ 2. And it is hereby made the duty of county boards in counties under township organization, where town auditors bave failed or refused to appoint a commissioner of Canada thistles, upon the petition of twenty-five land owners of said town or adjoining town or towns, stating the fai'ure of said board of auditors to appoint a commissioner for said town, and of the necessity for the same, to appoint a commissioner for said town (who shall be a resident of said town), who shall hold his office for the same length of time as if appointed by the board of auditors, and shall receive the same compensation, and said compensation shall be audited and allowed, and paid by the township for which he was appointed, the same as if he had been appointed by the board of auditors of said town ; and his duties shall be the same. And the board of town anditors, or county board, may appoint so many assi-tant commissioners as they may deem necessary to thoroughly perform the duties in any town ; 'which assistants shall receive ihe same compensation for like services as the commissioner, and whose duties
shall be the same; and the commissioner of Canada thistles, or assistants, refusing or neglecting to perform their respective duties, shall be fined in a sum not less than ten dollars nor more than one hundred dollars for each offense, such fine to be sued for in any court of competent jurisdiction, in the name of the town, on complaint of any land owner of the town ; said fine; when collected, to be paid to the supervisor or county commissioner and become a part of the town or precinct fund.
APPROVED June 27, 1885.
PROTECTION AND MANAGEMENT. § 1. Enumerates offenses under this act; 53. Police protection. penalties
§ 4. Trust funds. § 2. Rules for the government of cemeter
ies; penalties for violating,
An Act to protect cemeteries, and to provide for their regulation and
management. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That any person who shall wilfully destroy, mutilate, or injure any tomb, monument, stone, vault, tree, shrub, or ornament, or any object whatever, in any cemetery, or in any avenue, lot or part thereof, or shall hunt, shoot or discharge any gun, pisto', or other missile within the limits of any cemetery, or shall cause any shot or missile to be discharged into or over any portion thereof, or shall violate any of the rules made and established by the board of directors of such cemetery, for the protection or government thereof, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not less than five dollars nor more than one hundred dollars for each offense. 'All such fines, when recovered, shall be paid over by the court or officer, receiving the same. to the cemetery association and be applied, as far as possible, in repairing the injury, if any, caused by such offense: Provided, nothing contained in this act shall deprive such cemetery association, or the owner of any lot or monument, from maintaining an action for the recovery of damages caused by any injury caused by a violation of the provisions of this act, or of the rules estab ished by the board of directors of such cemetery association.
§ 2. The board of directors of such society or association is hereby authorized to make by-laws for the government thereof, and to make rules regarding the driving of carriages, processions, teams, and the speed thereof, the use of avenues, lots, walks, ponds, water-courses, vaults, buildings, or other places within such cemetery, and for the maintenance of good order and quiet in such cemetery, all such rules to be