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Per annum.

Total. For electrical material

$ 585.00 $ 1,170.00 For tinwork

600.00 1,200.00 For tanbark

160.00

320.00 For brick

450.00

900.00 For utensils

330.00 660.00 For plants

160.00 320.00 For cement and gravel

135.00

270.00 For express

215.00 430.00 For telephone

150.00 300.00 *For traveling expenses of members of board [$1,000 per annum vetoed]....

3,000.00 6,000.00 *For cattle barns [vetoed].

20,000.00 For construction of fire escapes to exposition

building and other improvements in said building

2,500.00 *For construction of a sanitary kitchen and toilets for Boys' State Fair school (vetoed]

5,000.00 *For construction of permanent and sanitary eating houses (vetoed].....

10,000.00 For construction of children's nursery and playground ..

5,000.00 For construction of sewer-pro rata of board

2,500.00 * For reconstructing seating capacity of coliseum (vetoed] .

5,000.00 For premiums at State Fair....

5,000.00 10,000.00 *For constructing free grand-stand (vetoed]

20,000.00

[$88,400.00] $153,150.00 (B) To the Illinois State Bee Keepers’ Association, the sum of two thousand dollars ($2,000.00) for the two years beginning July 1, 1915, and ending June 30, 1917, to be used as follows:

Per annum.

Total. Printing report, notices and other bee literature

$550.00 $1,100.00 Shorthand reporter and compiling reports.. 200.00 400.00 Postage

50.00 100.00 Expense of meetings of Illinois Bee-Keepers’ Association

200.00 400.00

Total .....

Total

$1,000.00 $2,000.00 (C) To the Illinois Dairymen's Association, the sum of five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) for the two years beginning July 1, 1915, and ending June 30, 1917, to be used as follows:

Total. Printing and distributing annual report.... $850.00 $1,700.00 Stenographic work, reporting annual convention

Per annum.

95.00 190.00 Stationery

25.00

50.00 Postage

50.00 100.00 400.00 800.00

Total. $ 600.00

Per annum. Salary of secretary

$300.00 Expenses of directors attending annual meeting

130.00 Expense on account of annual convention... 450.00 Expense on account of one-day conventions. 600.00

260.00

900.00 1,200.00

Total

$2,500.00 $5,000.00 (D) To the Illinois State Poultry Association, the sum of two thousand dollars ($2,000.00) for the two years beginning July 1, 1915, and ending June 30, 1917, to be used as follows:

Per annum.

Total. For expense of judging and lectures...

$400.00 $800.00 Printing catalogue

100.00 200.00 Postage and express

100.00 200.00 Directors' expense

100.00 200.00 Salary of Secretary

300.00 600.00

..

Total

$1,000.00 $2,000.00 (E) To the Illinois Live Stock Breeders' Association, the sum of three thousand dollars ($3,000.00) for the two years beginning July 1, 1915, and ending June 30, 1917, to be used as follows:

Per annum.

Total. For stenographic work

$100.00 $200.00 For stenographic report of meeting.

75.00 150.00 Postage

300.00 600.00 Stationery

50.00 100.00 Printing

200.00 400.00 For expense of out of town speakers....

125.00 250.00 For cost of putting on live-stock judging

contests, feed, and expense of caretakers.. 400.00 800.00 For prizes offered in judging contests. ..... 250.00

500.00

Total

$1,500.00 $3,000.00 (F) *To the Illinois State Academy of Science, the sum of four thousand dollars ($4,000.00) for the two years beginning July 1, 1915, and ending June 30, 1917, to be used as follows:

Per annum.

Total. *Printing [vetoed]

$750.00 $1,500.00 *Postage svetoed]

300.00

600.00 *Traveling expenses of speakers (vetoed) .... 200.00 400.00 *Clerical help [vetoed]

600.00 1,200.00 *Contingent fund [vetoed].

150.00 300.00 Total

$2,000.00 $4,000.00 (G) To the Illinois State Horticultural Society, the sum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) for the two years beginning July 1, 1915, and ending June 30, 1917, to be used as follows:

Per annum,

Total. Printing volume

$1,500.00 $3,000.00 Salary of Secretary

Per annum. Postage

$350.00 Office rent

225.00 Stenographic work

225.00 District societies' expense

450.00 Experiment Station

600.00 Expense, State Society meeting...

600.00 Expense of Executive Board committees and delegates

650.00

Total. $ 700.00

450.00 450.00

900.00 1,200.00 1,200.00

1,300.00

Total

$5,000.00 $10,000.00 § 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 board, society or association hereinbefore mentioned, upon proper voucher presented to him, signed by the President of such board, society or association, and attested by the Secretary of the same and approved by the Governor.

APPROVED (except as to items and amounts vetoed in my veto message of this date) June 29th, 1915.

I hereby certify that the foregoing Act, as printed above, except the words and figures in brackets, is a correct copy of House Bill No.935, as enrolled and submitted to the Governor for his approval. The items marked with a star, (*) to wit: (State

Board of Agriculture) “For salary of Secretary of said board, $4,000.00 per annum;" "For coal, coke and wood, $155.00 per annum;".. For forage, $720.00 per annum; "For traveling expenses of members of board, $3,000.00 per annum;" “ For cattle barns, $20,000.00;" "For construction of a sanitary kitchen and toilets for Boys' State Fair School, $5,000.00;"" For construction of permanent and sanitary eating houses, $10,000.00;" "For reconstructing seating capacity of coliseum, $5,000.00;” “For constructing free grand stand, $20,000,00;” (Illinois State Academy of Science): "To the Illinois State Academy of Science, the sum of four thousand dollars ($4,000.00) for the two years beginning July 1, 1915, and ending June 30, 1917, to be used as follows: Printing, $750.00 per annum; postage, $300.00 per annum; traveling expenses of speakers, $200.00 per annum; clerical help, $600.00 per annum; contingent fund, $150.00 per annum; total, $2,000.00 per annum;" were vetoed or vetoed in part by the Governor as indicated above after each item, by which action the total appropriation for all of the boards, societies

and associations named and for the purposes stated in this Act is reduced from $179,150.00 to $110,400.00.

LEWIS G. STEVENSON, Secretary of State. GOVERNOR'S VETO MESSAGE.

STATE OF ILLINOIS, EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT,

SPRINGFIELD, June 29, 1915. To the Honorable, the House of Representatives of the General Assembly of Ilinois:

I return herewith House Bill No. 935, “An Act making an appropriation in aid of the State Board of Agriculture, the State Bee-Koopers' Association, the Illinois Dairy men's Association, the Illinois State Poultry Association, the Illinois Live Stock Breeders' Association, the Illinois Staté Academy of Science and the Illinois State Horticultural Society," and voto and withhold my approval from the following items and amounts therein contained:

In section 1, paragraph (a) To the State Board of Agriculture, the item: “For salary of Secretary of said board $4,000.00 per annum," I approve in the sum of $3,500.00 Pena 500.00 per annum.

annum and voto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said sum of

In section 1, paragraph (a), I voto the item: "For coal, coke and wood, $155.00 per annum." In section 1, paragraph (a), I veto the item: "For forage, $720.00 per annum. In section 1, paragraph (a), the item: “For traveling expenses of members of board, $3,000.00 per annum," I approve in the sum of $2,000.00 per annum and veto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said sum of $2,000.00 per annum. In section 1, paragraph (a), I veto the item: "For cattle

barns, $20,000.00.” In section 1, paragraph (a), 1 voto the item: "For construction of a sanitary kitchen and toilets for Boy's State Fair School, $5,000.00.".

In section 1, paragraph (a), I veto the item: "For construction of permanent and sanitary eating houses, $10,000.00."

In section 1, paragraph (a), I veto the item: “For reconstructing seating capacity of coliseum, $5,000.00."

In section 1, paragraph (a), I veto the item: "For constructing free grand stand, $20,000.00."

In section 1, paragraph (1) I veto the item: “To the Illinois State Academy of Science, the sum of four thousand dollars ($4,000.00) for the two years beginning July 1, 1915, and ending June 30, 1917, to be used as follows: Printing, $750.00 per annum; postage, $300.00 per annum; traveling expenses of speakers, $200.00 per annum; clerical help, 8600.00 per annum; contingent fund .$150.00 per annum; total, $2,000.00 per annum. Respectfully submitted,

E. F. DUNNE, Governor,

AGRICULTURE-STATE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY.

Preamble.

$ 2 How drawn. § 1. Appropriates $5,000.

$ 3. Emergency. (HOUSE BILL No. 205. APPROVED MAY 6, 1915.) An Act to re-appropriate, for the use of the Illinois State Horticultural

Society, the sum of $5,000 already appropriated by the 48th Gen[eral] Assembly.

WHEREAS, The General (48th) Assembly, House Bill 895, approved June 30th, 1913, appropriated for the use of the Illinois State Horticultural Society $5,000.00 per annum for the years 1912 and 1913 (which should have read for the years 1913 and 1914), and

WHEREAS by the decision of the Auditor of Public Accounts, the appropriation for the year 1912 was not available, and has not been drawn.

WHEREAS the society is without funds to pay the expenses of 1914. Now, therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) be and the same is hereby appropriated to The Illinois State Horticultural Society.

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized to draw his warrant upon the State Treasury [Treasurer) for the sum in this Act specified on a bill of particulars, certified to by the officials of said society and approved by the Governor, the State Treasurer shall pay the same out of any funds in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

§ 3. WHEREAS said sum of money is immediately required, therefore an emergency exists and this Act shall take effect from and after

its passage.

APPROVED May 6th, 1915.

AUDITOR-DEFICIENCY.

$ 1. Appropriates $4,500.

$ 3. Emergency. § 2. How drawn.

(HOUSE BILL NO. 209. APPROVED MAY 7, 1915.) An Act for an appropriation to meet a deficit in the appropriation for

incidental expenses of the office of Auditor of Public Accounts.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the following sums be and the same are hereby appropriated out of any funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated : Traveling expenses, bank examiners

.$2,000.00 Traveling expenses, examiners building and loan department.. 200.00 Postage

1,200.00 Telephone and telegraph

400.00 Expressage

100.00 Traveling expenses—office

300.00 Incidentals-newspapers, water, ice, supplies.

300.00

Total

$4,500.00

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is authorized to draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for the amounts above appropriated and the Treasurer is authorized and directed to pay the same out of any moneys in the State treasury.

$ 3. WHEREAS, the sums hereby appropriated are immediately required, therefore an emergency exists and this Act shall take effect from and after its passage and approval.

APPROVED May 7th, 1915.

BIOLOGICAL LABORATORY-DEFICIENCY. § 1. Appropriates $3,000 for purchase of hogs. § 3. Emergency. § 2 How drawn.

(SENATE BILL NO. 464. APPROVED JUNE 11, 1915.) An Act making an appropriation to provide for a deficiency appropria

tion for the purchase of hogs necessary for producing serum, including labor, feed and all other laboratory work and necessary supplies and to include all bills incurred in connection with Biological Laboratory, until July 1, 1915.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the sum of three thousand dollars ($3,000.00) or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and is hereby appropriated to meet a deficiency for the purchase of hogs necessary for producing serum, including labor, feed and all other laboratory work and necessary supplies and to include all bills incurred in connection with Biological Laboratory, until July 1, 1915.

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized to draw his warrants for the above amounts upon the State Treasurer, upon vouchers certified by the Board of Live Stock Commissioners and approved by the Governor.

§ 3. WHEREAS, an emergency exists; therefore, this Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED June 11th, 1915.

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF STATE CONTRACTS-DEFICIENCY. $ 1 Appropriates $85,000 for expenses to October $ 2. How drawn. 1, 1915.

$ 3. Emergency. (HOUSE BILL No. 528. APPROVED JUNE 3, 1915.) An Act making an appropriation to meet the deficiencies in the appro

priations to the Board of Commissioners of State Contracts for the purchase of printing paper and stationery, for public printing, and for public binding under contract by the State of Illinois.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That for the purpose of meeting the deficiencies in the appropriation for printing paper and stationery for public printing and for public binding, and to provide the necessary funds for said purposes for the period ending September 30, 1915, there be and is hereby appropriated to the Board of Commissioners of State

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