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($5,000) dollars or so much thereof as shall be necessary be and hereby is appropriated out of any funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated to pay and discharge the necessary expenses of the commission on unemployment under the provisions of a joint resolution of the 49th General Assembly.

§ 2. Upon presentation of itemized vouchers signed by the chairman and secretary of said commission on unemployment, approved by the Governor, the State Auditor shall draw his warrants upon the State Treasurer for items not exceeding aggregate of five thousand ($5,000) dollars and the State Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to pay the same out of any funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED June 25th, 1915.

LEVEES AT CAIRO, MOUND CITY AND SHAWNEETOWN. Preamble.

§ 2. How expended. § 1. Appropriates $45,000 to Rivers and Lakes $ 3. How drawn. Commission.

(SENATE BILL No. 364. APPROVED JUNE 17, 1915.) An Act entitled, an Act making an appropriation to the Rivers and

Lakes Commission of Illinois for the purpose of completing the widening, raising, strengthening, improving, repairing, building and constructing of levees in and around certain cities in the State of Illinois.

WHEREAS, The State of Illinois in the year 1913 appropriated to the Rivers and Lakes Commission of Illinois the sum of two hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($250,000.00) to widen, raise, strengthen, improve, repair, build or construct, as the case may be, levees at and around the city of Cairo, in Alexander county, the sum of thirty-nine thousand dollars ($39,000.00) at the city of Shawneetown, Gallatin county, for the same purpose, and the sum of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000.00) for a like purpose, at the city of Mound City, in Pulaski county, for the protection of said cities against the high waters of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, and

WHEREAS, The Rivers and Lakes Commission of Illinois, under said appropriations, did undertake to widen, raise, strengthen, improve, repair, build and construct certain levees at and around said cities of Cairo and Mound City, and in so doing all of the said appropriations have been expended, and

WHEREAS, Since the completion of said work performed on said levees at said cities of Cairo, Shawneetown and Mound City, there have been numerous large slides in said levees so constructed by the State of Illinois, due to unforeseen and unexpected causes, necessitating the further immediate expenditure of money, estimated at forty-five thousand dollars ($45,000.00), in order to save and maintain and complete the levee work already done by the State of Illinois and protect said cities of Cairo, Shawneetown, and Mound City from overflow; therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there is hereby appropriated

to the Rivers and Lakes Commission of Illinois the sum of forty-five thousand dollars ($45,000.00), or so much thereof as may be necessary, to complete the work of widening, raising, strengthening, improving, repairing, building or constructing, as the case may be, levees at and around the said cities of Cairo, Sawneetown and Mound City for the purpose of furnishing protection from floods and overflows of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, and in the following amounts respectively: City of Cairo, the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000.00), which sum shall be expended for levees wholly within the corporate limits of said city; city of Mound City, the sum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00); city of Shawneetown, the sum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00).

§ 2. The money hereby appropriated shall be expended by the said Rivers and Lakes Commission of Illinois, as near as may be, in conformity with the and in furtherance of general plans and specifications, which have now or may hereafter be adopted for widening, raising, strengthening, improving, repairing, building or constructing the levees, as the case may be, at said cities of Cairo, Shawneetown and Mound City, and for the respective sums.

§ 3. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant from time to time upon the State Treasurer for the money herein appropriated upon proper vouchers certified by the Rivers and Lakes Commission of Illinois and approved by the Governor of Illinois.

APPROVED June 17th, 1915.

MONUMENT~JOHN P. ALTGELD, CHICAGO. Preamble.

$ 2. How drawn. $1. Reappropriates unexpended balance of $12,000 to commission.

(HOUSE BILL No. 964. APPROVED JUNE 24, 1915.) An Act for the reappropriation of the unexpended balance of an appro

priation for the construction and erection of a monument in memory of John P. Altgeld in Chicago, Cook county, Illinois.

WHEREAS, the Forty-eighth General Assembly appropriated $25,000.00 for the construction and erection of a monument in memory of John P. Altgeld in Chicago, Cook county, Illinois; and

WHEREAS, the work has been partially completed and a portion of the said appropriation used, but the said monument cannot be completed without further expenditures, and as the appropriation would lapse on the 30th day of June, 1915; therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That twelve thousand dollars ($12,000.00), the unexpended balance of an appropriation made by the Forty-eighth General Assembly for the construction and erection of a monument in memory of John P. Altgeld in Chicago, Cook county, Illinois, be and hereby is reappropriated to the commission appointed under the Act of May 27, 1913, for the completion of the said monument.

§ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized, empowered and directed to draw warrants on the State Treasurer for the payment of all expenditures necessary to the completion of the said monument, as provided in the Act of May 27, 1913, upon presentation to him of proper vouchers certified to by the said commissioners and approved by the Governor, and the State Treasurer is hereby authorized, empowered and directed to pay the same out of the funds hereby appropriated.

APPROVED June 24th, 1915.

MONUMENT-THOMAS CARLIN, AT CARROLLTON. Preamble.

$ 1. Appropriates $5,000-how drawn. (SENATE BILL No. 208. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1915.) An Act for the appropriation of five thousand (5,000) dollars to the

commissioners appointed under an Act entitled, "An Act for the appointment of commissioners and making an appropriation for the construction and erection of a monument in memory of a former Governor, Thomas Carlin, at Carrollton, Illinois," approved June 26, 1913, to complete such monument.

WHEREAS, An Act entitled, “An Act for the appointment of commissioners and making an appropriation for the construction and erection of monument in memory of a former Governor, Thomas Carlin, at Carrollton, Illinois," was passed by the General Assembly and approved June 26, 1913; and

WHEREAS, The said monument has not been completed and a further appropriation is desired; 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 (5,000) dollars, or so much thereof as shall be necessary, be and the same is hereby appropriated for the purpose of completing a monument as provided in an Act entitled, "An Act for the appointment of commissioners and making an appropriation for the construction and erection of a monument in memory of a former Governor, Thomas Carlin, at Carrollton, Illinois," approved June 26, 1913, in force July 1, 1913, and the Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants on the State Treasurer for the payment of all expenditures necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act and of the Act of June 26, 1913, as herein and therein provided upon presentation to him of proper vouchers therefor, certified to by the said commissioners and by and with the approval of the Governor, the State Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to pay said warrants out of any funds in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated

APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

MONUMENT-ULYSSES S. GRANT AND OTHER GENERALS AT VICKSBURG. $1. Makes provision for erection of statues or $ 4. or what constructed—where placed-total memorials in National Military Park at

cost. Vicksburg.

$ 5. Appropriates $25,000. § 2. Commission created.

$ 6. How drawn. $ 3. Commission to make contracts for statues or busts of officers named.

(HOUSE BILL No. 856. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1915.) An Act to provide for the erection of statues, or other monumental com

memoration, to General Ulysses S. Grant and other generals from Illinois who commanded the army, a corps, or divisions during the campaign and siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi, and to make appropriation therefor.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That for the purpose of commemorating and honoring the leadership and services of General Ulysses S. Grant and other generals from Illinois, who commanded the army, a corps, or a division during the campaign and siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi, by the erection of appropriate equestrian or full length life statues, portrait busts, medallion bust tablets, or other suitable memorials, within the National Military Park at Vicksburg, Mississippi; and to pay the actual expenses of the commissioners hereinafter created, the following provisions and appropriation, in this Act contained, are hereby enacted and made.

§ 2. That for the purposes of this Act the Governor shall appoint five commissioners, to be known as the "Vicksburg Military Statue Commission," each of whom participated in said campaign and siege, and to whom no compensation shall be paid for their services as such commissioners, but who shall receive their actual expenses incurred in the discharge of their duties.

§ 3. The said commission is hereby authorized and empowered to make contracts for the designing, construction, delivery and erection, within said National Military Park, at Vicksburg, Mississippi, of appropriate equestrian or full length life statues, portrait busts, or medallion bust tablets for the following named general officers, who were of the State of Illinois, and who commanded the army, a corps, a division, during and in said campaign and siege of Vicksburg, viz: Major General U. S. Grant, who commanded the army, of Galena, JoDaviess county; Major General J. A. McClernand, who commanded the 13th Army Corps, of Springfield, Sangamon county; Major General John A. Logan, who commanded a division, of Carbondale, Jackson county; Brigadier General John McArthur, who commanded a division, of Chicage, Cook county ; Brigadier General John E. Smith, who commanded a division, of Galena, JoDaviess county; Brigadier General Eugene A. Carr, who commanded a division, of Galesburg, Knox county; Brigadier General Elias Dennis, who commanded a division, of Carlyle, Clinton county.

$ 4. Said statues, or other memorials, shall be constructed of enduring stone and bronze, and shall be placed in appropriate places along the avenues in the said National Military Park, at Vicksburg, Mississippi, commemorating the Union side of that historic struggle, in

locations to be approved by the Secretary of War. All of said statues, or memorials, together with foundation and pedestals, inscriptions, and all other work of construction, delivery and erection in place, together with the necessary expenses of said commissioners and cost of administration, shall not exceed in total cost the sum of fifty thousand ($50,000.00) dollars.

§ 5. For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act, there is hereby appropriated the sum of twenty-five thousand ($25,000.00) dollars, to be applied thereto, so far as the same will reach, to be paid out of any money in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

§ 6. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw warrants on the State Treasurer, for the payment of the cost of said statues, or memorials, and all designs, work, materials, and services connected with the construction, delivery and erection thereof, when the same shall have been constructed, delivered and erected, in the places to be designated therefor by said commission, in accordance with the terms and provisions of such contract, or contracts, as shall be made by said commission in such behalf under the provisions of this Act, upon the presentation of proper vouchers therefor certified by said commission and approved by the Governor; and also for the payment of the actual necessary expenses of said commissioners in the discharge of their duties.

APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

MONUMENT-KENESAW MOUNTAIN BATTLEFIELD. Preamble.

$ 2 Appointment of suitable person to carry out

provisions of Act-report. $1. Appropriates $400 of unexpended balance to

make additional inscriptions on monu- § 3. How drawn.
ment.

(HOUSE BILL No. 365. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1915.) An Act making a re-appropriation of an unexpended part of an appro

priation made by the Forty-eighth General Assembly for the erection of a monument on the battlefield of Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia.

WHEREAS the sum of twenty thousand dollars was appropriated by the Forty-eighth General Assembly of the State of Illinois for the purpose of erecting a monument upon the battlefield of Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia, to the memory of Illinois soldiers constituting a part of the Third Brigade, Second Division, Fourteenth Army Corps, in which bridage were three Illinois regiments, viz: Eighty-fifth, Eighty-sixth and One Hundred and Twenty-fifth Infantry, which were engaged in the charge upon the enemy's works June 27, 1864, and

WHEREAS in the Second Brigade, Second Division, Fourteenth Army Corps, there were two Illinois regiments, viz: the Thirty-fourth and Seventy-eighth Infantry engaged in the same battle within four hundred feet of the said Third Brigade and the losses in said two brigades were almost identically the same, and

WHEREAS the Third Brigade, Second Division, Fourth Corps, composed entirely of Illinois regiments, viz: Twenty-seventh, Forty-second and Fifty-first Infantry, were engaged in the same battle within four hundred feet of said Third Brigade, Second Division, Fourteenth Army

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