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under such rules and regulations as they may prescribe, and it shall be the duty of said board of commissioners to determine the amount which shall be paid in each case on account of animals so slaughtered, which shall be based on the fair cash market value thereof for beef, or for use for dairy purposes, not to exceed seventy-five dollars per head, and report the same to the Governor; but in no case shall there be anything allowed, or paid, for such animals as are already diseased at the time of their slaughter, and the Governor shall endorse thereon his order to the State Auditor, who shall thereupon issue his warrant on the State Treasurer for the same.

$ 6. Said board of commissioners, and the State Veterinarian and his assistants in the performance of their duties under this act, shall have power to call on sheriffs, constables and peace officers to assist them in carrying out its provisions, and it is hereby made the duty of sheriffs, constables and peace officers in this State to assist in carrying out the provisions of this act when ordered so to [do] by said board of commissioners; and said commissioners, and the State Veterinarian and his assistants, shall have, while engaged in carrying out the provisions of this act, the same powers and protection that other peace officers have.

§ 7. It shall be the duty of said board of commissioners to keep a record of all their acts and proceedings, and report the same to the Governor, annually, or oftener, if required, for publication. The annual report shall include an itemized statement of all sums expended by them under this act, including a statement of all damages recommended by them to be paid for all animals slaughtered and the amounts paid therefor.

$ 8. The members of said board shall receive their necessary traveling expenses, and other incidental expenses, necessarily incurred in the performance of their duties under this act, to be paid on certified and itemized vouchers to be approved by the Governor.

§ 9. The sum of ten thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated out of the State treasury, out of any money not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this act: Provided, that no part of this sum shall be used for the payment of damages for animals slaughtered under the provisions of this act.

§ 10. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent herewith are hereby re pealed.

A PPROVED June 27, 1885.

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TO PREVENT CRUELTY. Amends section 1, act 1877, by provid- Amends section 4, by providing that aniing for the appointment of an officer

imals fed at distilleries, etc., be propin the city of Peoria.

erly cared for. An Act to amend sections one (1) and four (4) of an act entitled

act to secure the enforcement of the law for the prevention of cruelty

to animals,approved May 25, 1877, in force July 1, 1877. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 1 and section 4 of an act entitled “ An act to secure the enforcement of the law for the prevention of cruelty to animals," approved May 25, 1877; in force July 1, 1877, be amended so as to read as follows:

“ Section 1. That it is hereby made the duty of the Governor to appoint, by and with the consent of the Senate, one officer for the town of Lake, Cook Co.; one officer for East St. Louis, St. Clair Co., and one officer for the city of Peoria, Peoria Co., whose term of office shall be two years respectively, or until a successor to such officer shall be appointed and qualified, and the duty of each officer so appointed shall be to cause the enforcement of the law for the prevention of cruelty to animals."

“ Section 4. It shall be the further duty of the officer so appointed to see that all stock in the stock yard or stock yards in his respective county, or at any distillery, brewery, factory, or other place where stock are confined, housed or fed, are properly fed and cared for, and that stock receive the full amount of feed for which the owner or shipper is charged.”

APPROVED June 30, 1885.

APPROPRIATIONS.

AGRICULTURAL BOARDS,

§ 1. Appropriates as follows:

$5,000 per annum for State Fair and

Fat Stock Show; county societies.
$2.400 per annum for salary of secre-

tary.
$1,500 per annum for clerk hire.
$600 per annum for salary of curator.
$600 per annum for porter.

$300 per annum for the museum.
$1,200 per annum for collecting crop

statistics.
$400 per annum for the library.

$1.200 for office expenses.
$ 2. How drawn.
$ 3. Payment to county societies.

An Act making an appropriation for the State Board of Agriculture

and the 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 1885

and 1886; 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 for the society, for fairs held in the years 1884 and 1885.

For the salary of the secretary, the sum of two thousand four hundred dollars per annum, for the years 1885 and 1886.

For clerk hire, the sum of fifteen hundred dollars per annum, for the years 1885 and 1886.

For curator, the sum of six hundred dollars per annum for the years 1885 and 1886.

For porter, the sum of six hundred dollars per annum for the years 1885 and 1886.

For the agricultural museum, the sum of three hundred dollars per annum, for the years 1885 and 1886

For the expense of collecting and publishing crop statistics, the sum of twelve hundred dollars per annum for the years 1885 and 1886.

For the agricultural library, the sum of four hundred dollars per annum, for the years 1885 and 1886.

For office expenses, repairs, postage, expressage, the sum of twelve hundred dollars per annum, for the years 1885 and 1886.

$ 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 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. 1885: And, provided, further, that no warrant shall be drawn in favor of any agricultural society, until the president and treasurer of such society have filed 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 fshall 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 27, 1885.

HEIRS OF WILLIAM ALLEN, DECEASED, $ 1. Appropriates $1,900 to Mary F. Allen $ 2. How drawn.

et al. for damages to lands. An Act for the relief of the widow and heirs at law of, William Allen,

of Putnam county, Illinois, and making an appropriation for their benefit. WHEREAS, the General Assembly, by an act 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, 1879, appropriated (among other appropriations, for the benefit of many of such owners) to the said William Allen, the sum of one thousand nine hundred dollars, for damages sustained by him to his lands by reason of the construction of said dam across the Illinois river near Henry, Illinois ; and, whereas, the said one thousand nine hundred dollars remains wholly unpaid, said William Allen is dead, his administratrix discharged, and the said appropriation has lapsed into the State treasury; therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly : That the said sum of one thousand nine hundred dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated to the use and benefit of the widow and heirs-at-law of the said William Allen, deceased, to-wit: Mary F. Allen widow, and John E. Allen, Mary Hartenbower, Annie J. Denning, Mattie A. Brumfield and William A. Stouffer, children, in payment of the damages allowed to him in the above act, and the same shall be in full of all claim or on demand for damages against the State sustained by said William Allen or his heirs at law, by reason of the construction of said dam.

§ 2. Upon a release being filed with the Auditor of Public Accounts of all such damages which have or may hereafter accrue by the said widow and heirs at laws of the said William Allen, the Auditor of Public Accounts shall draw his warrant for the sum of one thousand nine hundred dollars, on the State Treasurer, payable out of any funds not otherwise appropriated, in the State treasury, in favor of the said widow and heirs of the said William Allen, and the said State Treasurer shall pay the same out of any funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED May 12, 1885.

HENRY BURRILL AND WILLIAM H. GARDNER.

$ 1. Appropriates $340.95 to pay certain claims. An Act to direct the Canal Commissioners to pay certain parties herein

named the sum of $340,95, due them out of the revenues of the Ili

nois and Michigan Canal. WHEREAS, from the report of the Canal Commissioners, it appears that there is now due from said Canal Commissioners to Henry Burrill and William H. Gardner, the sum of $340.95, on account of damages accruing to the canal boat Belle France; therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the Canal Commissioners be, and are hereby, authorized and directed to pay to the said Henry Burrill and William H. Gardner, the said sum of $340.95, out of the revenues of the Illinois and Michigan Canal, upon said Burrill and Gardner, or their legal representatives, giving to said commissioners their receipt therefor in full satisfaction and release of all claim for damages on account of loss to said canal boat and cargo.

APPROVED June 30, 1885.

CANAL-ILLINOIS AND MICHIGAN.

§ 1.

Appropriates $20,000 per annum for re-
pairs and running expenses.

$ 2. How drawn.
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$ 3. Financial statements filed quarterly. An Act making appropriations for the necessary repairs and running ex

penses of the Illinois and Michigan Canal until the expiration of the first fiscal quarter after the adjournment of the next General Assembly.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, repreresenteil 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), 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 the said canal.

$ %. The appropriations made by this act sball only be paid upon detailed statemeuts 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 transinit 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 bow and to whom the same has been disbursed.

APPROVED June 27, 1885.

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