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be immediately forwarded to the State Veterinarian, Springfield, Illinois, by the agent of the transportation company making such delivery.

[S] 13e. Bulls, cows, and heifers accepted by transportation companies for delivery into the State of Illinois, if unloaded en route for feed or water shall be confined in pens under lock and key by the transportation company accepting said shipment for delivery.

[8] 13f. The obligations assumed by the transportation company at the original point of shipment shall extend to all connecting lines. No additions to the original consignments or substitutions en route shall be permitted by any transportation company.

[8] 13g. When any bulls, cows or heifers herein specified are consigned for delivery within the confines of the Union Stock Yards, Chicago, the National Stock Yards, East St. Louis, or the Union Stock Yards, Peoria, or other like public stock yards, they shall not be diverted en route or delivered to the owner or consignee at any other point within the State of Illinois, except that named in the original billing.

§ 14. Any bulls, cows or heifers imported into the State of Illinois in violation of the foregoing provisions of this Act, shall be placed in quarantine by the State Board of Live Stock Commissioners, and so held until they have been subjected to and successfully pass a negative tuberculin test administered under the direction of the State Board of Live Stock Commissioners at the expense of the owner, shipper or consignee, which expense shall constitute a lien upon said cattle until said expense has been paid. Any such cattle as may react to said tuberculin test shall be slaughtered under the direction of the State Board of Live Stock Commissioners and the owner shall receive only the proceeds resulting from said slaughter after deducting necessary expenses in connection therewith.

8 15. It shall be unlawful to sell, offer for sale, or to purchase any bulls, cows or heifers known to have reacted to the tuberculin test, except under regulations prescribed by the State Board of Live Stock Commissioners, to-wit: Bulls, cows and heifers which have reacted to the tuberculin test, provided they show no physical evidence of disease, may be sold and delivered within the State, provided the purchaser shall first secure a permit from the State Board of Live Stock Commissioners, wherein it is agreed that such reacting cattle shall be kept separate and apart from all non-reacting cattle, and shall be maintained under strict quarantine until released therefrom for sale or slaughter under State or Federal inspection by permit issued by the State Board of Live Stock Commissioners.

$ 16. The State Board of Live Stock Commissioners is hereby charged with the enforcement of the provisions of this Act.

§ 17. No bulls, cows or heifers, now forming a part of the domestic herds of this State or hereafter born and raised in this State, shall be subjected to the tuberculin test by the State Veterinarian or his assistants, without the consent of the owner thereof.

§ 18 Any railroad company, stock yards company, corporation, person or persons violating any provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and punished by a fine not exceeding one thousand (1,000) dollars.

§ 19. In all cases where the transportation company is obliged under the provisions of this law to withhold or refuse delivery of cattle, the duty to feed and care for such cattle shall be upon the owner or consignor, or in case of his default in so doing then by the transportation company at the expense of the owner or consignor, and such transportation company shall in such case have a lien upon such animals for food, care or custody furnished, and such transportation company shall not be liable for any detention to such cattle to enable compliance with the prosions of this Act.

$ 20. For the purposes of this Act stock yards at the Union Stock Yards, Chicago, the National Stock Yards, East St. Louis or the Union Stock Yards, Peoria, or any other like public stock yards shall be placed in quarantine.

APPROVED June 29th, 1915.

APPROPRIATIONS.

AGRICULTURE-COUNTY FAIRS AND AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES. 1. Appropriates $100,000 per annum-distribu- § 2. How drawn. tion under Act of 1883.

(HOUSE BILL No. 605. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1915.) An Act making an appropriation for county fairs or other agricultural

societies of the State of Illinois. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) per annum, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and the same is hereby appropriated to county fairs or other agricultural societies of the State of Illinois, said appropriations to be divided between such county fairs or agricultural societies which have complied with the conditions prescribed by section 7 of an Act entitled, "An Act to revise the law in relation to the Department of Agriculture, agricultural societies and agricultural fairs, and to provide for reports of the same," approved June 23, 1883, in force July 1, 1883, and all Acts amendatory of said section.

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for the moneys herein appropriated in favor of the several county fairs or agricultural societies of this State which shall have complied with the provisions of section 7 of the Act referred to herein, and the certificate of the State Board of Agriculture, signed by its president and attested by its secretary and approved by the Governor shall be required by the Auditor of Public Accounts as proof of such compliance.

APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

AGRICULTURE-ILLINOIS FARMERS' INSTITUTE AND COUNTY INSTITUTES. $ 1. Appropriates $49,100 for the years beginning $ 3. State funds for county institutes-how July 1, 1915 and 1916.

drawn-sworn statement. § 2. Meetings of county institutes-expenses. $ 4. Officers to receive no compensation.

$ 5. How appropriation drawn. (SENATE BILL No. 218. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1915.) An Act making an appropriation for the Illinois Farmers' Institute and

county farmers' institutes. 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 Illinois Farmers' Institute for the fiscal years beginning July 1, 1915 and 1916, the total sum of forty-nine thousand, one hundred dollars ($49,100.00), as follows: For salary of stenographer..

$1,000.00 per annum. For salary of messenger.:

900.00 per annum. For salary of general field worker.

1,200.00 per annum. For postage

700.00 per annum. For typewriter, multigraph and photo supplies.. 100.00 per annum. For towels, water and ice.

50.00 per annum. For typewriter

90.00 per annum. For express

600.00 per annum. For freight and drayage

300.00 per annum. For telephone

100.00 per annum. For telegraph

50.00 per annum. For reporting proceedings of institutions [institutes] and transcripts of same

600.00 per annum Contingency ..

50.00 per annum. For adding machine

300.00 For carpet cleaner

20.00 For the per diem and necessary expenses of expert

judges, instructors and speakers furnished by the board of directors for county farmers' institutes, farmers' short course in agriculture, farmers' study clubs and for the necessary expenses in promoting the development of the

farmers' institute work, throughout the State.. 6,000.00 per annum. For the actual expenses of the members of the

board of directors and officers of the Illinois Farmers' Institute, in the performance of their duties as such members and officers, for the expenses of the district conference and the

expenses of the State institute meetings..

5,000.00 per annum. For the purpose of holding one or more farmers'

institute meetings in each of the 102 - counties of the State, the sum of seventy-five dollars ($75.00) each per annum

7,650.00 per annum. And the said farmers' institute meetings shall be held at such times and at such places in each county as may be agreed upon by the county farmers' institute officers and the director of the congressional district The board of commissioners of State contracts shall provide all needful books, papers, stationery and printing on requisition by the secretary of the Illinois farmers' institute.

§ 2. If the officers of a county farmers' institute fail to arrange for and hold farmers institute meetings as provided for in this Act, the board of directors of the Illinois farmers' institute, through its officers and assistants, may plan, promote, furnish instructors for, and hold such meetings in said county as in the judgment of the board of directors may be beneficial to the agricultural interest of said county; the expense of said meetings shall be paid out of any funds available for that purpose.

§ 3. On the order of the president of a county farmers' institute, approved by the director of the congressional district, the secretary of the Illinois farmers' institute shall draw his warrant on the treasurer of the Illinois farmers' institute for the said seventy-five dollars ($75.00) and deliver it to the treasurer of the county farmers' institute: Provided, that the officers of said county farmers' institute shall, when issuing said order, file with the secretary of the Illinois farmers' institute a sworn statement which shall show that the said county institutes have held one or more duly advertised public sessions annually in accordance with such rules as are prescribed by the board of directors of the Illinois farmers' institute: Provided, further, that if the necessary expenses of a county farmers' institute shall not equal the sum of seventy-five dollars ($75.00) as shown by receipted vouchers submitted with the aforesaid sworn statement, the said warrant shall be drawn only for the sum expended, and final report made to the Governor as provided by law.

§ 4. No officer or officers of a county farmers' institute shall be entitled as such officer or officers, to receive any moneyed compensation for any service rendered the same.

§ 5. In accordance with the provisions of section 4 of an Act entitled, "An Act creating the Illinois farmers' institute," approved July 1, 1895, and subsequent amendments thereto, the Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and instructed to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer for the sums herein specified, in favor of the treasurer of the Illinois farmers' institute, and deliver the same to him upon requisition for same, signed by the president and the secretary of said Illinois farmers' institute, and the State Treasurer shall pay the same out of any money in the State treasury appropriated for the purposes of said Act as amended.

APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

AGRICULTURE-STATE BOARDS. $1. Appropriates $110,400 to the boards, societies

(D). Illinois State Poultry Association, and associations named as follows:

$2,000. (A). State Board of Agriculture, $88,400.

(E). Illinois Live Stock Breeders' Assa

ciation, $3,000.
(B). Illinois Beo Keepers' Association,
$2,000.

(F). Nlinois State Academy of Science

vetoed.
(C). Illinois Dairymen's Association,
$5,000.

(G). Illinois State Horticultural Society,

$10,000.

$ 2 How drawn. (HOUSE BILI. No. 935. APPROVED JUNE 29, 1915.) An Act making an appropriation in aid of the State Board of Agricul

ture, the State Bee-Keepers' Association, the Illinois Dairymen's Association, the Illinois State Poultry Association, the Illinois Live Stock Breeders' Association, the Illinois State Academy of Science, and the Illinois State Horticultural Society.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the following named sums, or so much thereof as may be necessary respectively for the purposes hereinafter named, be and are hereby appropriated to the boards, societies and associations following, to-wit:

(A) To the State Board of Agriculture the sum of one hundred fifty-three thousand, one hundred and fifty dollars ($153,150.00) *[$88,400.00] for the two years beginning July 1, 1915, and ending June 30, 1917, to be used as follows:

Per annum.

Total. *For salary of Secretary of said board ($500 per annum vetoed]

$4,000.00 $ 8,000.00 For salary of chief clerk....

2,000.00 4,000.00 For salary of receiving clerk.

1,200.00 2,400.00 For salary of stenographer

1,200.00 2,400.00 For salary of statistical clerk.

1,200.00 2,400.00 For salary of filing clerk...

1,000.00 2,000.00 For salary of janitor

600.00 1,200.00 For custodian at State fair grounds

1,000.00 2,000.00 For watchman, at $2.00 per diem..

730.00 1,460.00 For watchman, at $2.25 per diem.

820.00 1,640.00 For plumber and electrician, at $2.50 per diem ...

750.00 1,500.00 For 2 teamsters, at $2.00 each per diem... 1,200.00 2,400.00 For 6 laborers, at $1.75 each per diem... 3,150.00 6,300.00 For carpenter, at $3.20- per diem....

960.00 1,920.00 For postage

280.00 560.00 For stationery and printing—ordinary.

855.00 1,710.00 For printing-crop statistics

1,000.00 2,000.00 *For coal, coke and wood (vetoed]..

155.00 310.00 *For forage (vetoed]

720.00 1,440.00 For lumber

1,840.00 3,680.00 For hardware

990.00 1,980.00 For paints

3,680.00 7,360.00 For roofing

1,460.00 2,920.00

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