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Corps, and suffered severe losses in killed and wounded in said charge upon the enemy's works June 27, 1864, and

WHEREAS there were numerous other Illinois regiments engaged in the battle of Kenesaw Mountain June 27, 1864, at various points on a line of battle extended ten miles in length, and

WHEREAS there has been expended of the appropriation of twenty thousand dollars, the sum of seventeen thousand seven hundred dollars for a monument and the further sum of eleven hundred forty-two and 40-100 dollars for incidental expenses, leaving an unexpended balance of eleven hundred fifty-seven and 60-100 dollars of the appropriation of twenty thousand dollars, and

WHEREAS the total expenditure amounting to eighteen thousand eight hundred forty-two and 40-100 dollars can only be considered as having been expended for the purpose of commemorating the deeds of three Illinois regiments constituting a part of the Third Brigade, Second Division, Fourteenth Army Corps and being only a limited part of the Illinois troops which were engaged in the battle of Kenesaw Mountain June 27, 1864; now therefore

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there is hereby re-appropriated the sum of four hundred dollars for the purpose of having inscribed on said monument the designation numbers of all Illinois regiments and separate Illinois military organizations which were actually engaged in the battle of Kenesaw Mountain June 27, 1864.

§ 2. That for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act the Governor shall appoint some suitable person to procure the execution of the engraving upon said monument, provided for in this Act, and to make full report to the Governor of his acts and doings hereunder, and shall not be entitled to any compensation for his services.

§ 3. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw warrants on the Treasurer on the presentation of properly certified vouchers when approved by the Governor to the full amount of this appropriation.

APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

MONUMENT-RICHARD J. OGLESBY, IN LINCOLN PARK, CHICAGO. Preamble.

$ 2. May make all necessary contracts-report. 1. Commission created.

$ 3. Appropriates $25,000-how drawn. (SENATE BILL No. 388. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1915.) An Act for the appointment of commissioners for the construction and

erection of a monument to the memory of former Governor Richard J. Oglesby in Lincoln Park, Chicago, or other public park that the commissioners may choose, and to appropriate twenty-five thousand ($25,000.00) dollars therefor.

WHEREAS, The remains of Richard J. Oglesby, former Governor, General and United States Senator lie buried in the cemetery at Elkhart, Illinois; and

WHEREAS, The great service rendered by the said Richard J. Oglesby to the State and nation as General in the United States Army, as United States Senator and Governor of the State of Illinois, deserved such recognition as will express the appreciation of his countrymen and fellow citizens; therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the Governor is hereby authorized and empowered to appoint five commissioners who shall act without compensation and whose duty it shall be to purchase, erect and dedicate a suitable monument with an appropriate inscription thereon, to the memory of Richard J. Oglesby.

§ 2. Said commissioners are hereby empowered to make all necessary contracts and spend such sums of money in connection with the purchase, erection and dedication of said monument as shall be necessary or shall be appropriated by the Legislature for that purpose, not to exceed, from the State treasury twenty-five thousand (25,000) dollars. Upon the completion of the work the said commissioners shall make a full report to the Governor of all their acts and doings under this Act.

§ 3. The sum of twenty-five thousand (25,000) dollars or so much thereof as shall be necessary, is hereby appropriated for the purpose of procuring and erecting a suitable monument in accordance with this Act to the memory of former Governor Richard J. Oglesby, and the Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized, empowered and directed to draw his warrants on the State Treasurer for the payment of the expenditures necessary therefor upon the presentation to him of proper vouchers therefor, certified to by the chairman of the commissioners charged with the purchase and erection of said monument and by and with the approval of the Governor, and the State Treasurer is hereby directed to pay the same out of any funds in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED June 28th, 1915.

NATIONAL GUARD AND NAVAL RESERVE-ARMORY 2ND REGIMENT, CHICAGO,

COMPLETION.

1. Appropriates $75,000.

§ 2. How drawn.

(SENATE BILL No. 551. APPROVED JUNE 29, 1915.) AN ACT making an appropriation of an additional sum for the com

pletion of an armory for the use of the Second Regiment Infantry, Illinois National Guard, at Chicago now under construction.

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 the sum of one hundred twenty-five thousand ($125,000) dollars *T75,000], or so much thereof as shall be necessary for the completion of an armory now under construction for the use of the Second Regiment Infantry of the Illinois National Guard at Chicago, originally authorized by an Act entitled, “An Act in relation to procuring of sites and for the erection of armory buildings for the use of the Illinois National Guard and Illinois Naval Reserve, and making an appropriation therefor," approved June 9, 1911, in force July 1, 1911.

& 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants from time to time upon the State Treasurer for the sum herein specified, or so much thereof as shall be necessary upon the presentation of proper vouchers certified to by the Adjutant General and approved by the Governor, and the State Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to pay the same out of any moneys in the State treasury not otherwise appropriated.

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

* I hereby certify that the foregoing Act, as printed above, except the figures in brackets, is a correct copy of Senate Bill No. 551 as enrolled and submitted to the Governor for his approval. The Governor vetoed all of the

sum contained in said Act in excess of $75,000.00, by which action the appropriation for the purpose stated in the Act is reduced from $125,000.00, as printed above, to $75,000.00.

LEWIS G. STEVENSON, Secretary of State.

GOVERNOR'S VETO MESSAGE.

STATE OF ILLINOIS, EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT,

SPRINGFIELD, June 29, 1915. To the Honorable, the Senate of the General Assembly of Illinois:

I return herewith, Senate Bill No. 551, “An Act making an appropriation of an additional sum for the completion of an armory for the use of the Second Regiment Infantry, Illinois National Guard, at Chicago now under construction."

I approve in the sum of $75,000.00 the item of $125,000.00 therein contained and veto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said $75,000.00. Respectfully submitted,

E. F. DUNNE, Governor.

NATIONAL GUARD AND NAVAL RESERVE-ARMORY BUILDINGS, COMPLETION. § 1. Appropriates $84,600.00.

§ 2. How drawn.

(HOUSE BILL No. 641. APPROVED JUNE 29, 1915.) An Act making appropriation of additional sums for the completion of

armories now under construction. 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 the sum of ninety-nine thousand, six hundred dollars ($99,600.00) for the completion of armories now under construction and authorized by an Act entitled, "An Act in relation to the procuring of sites and for the erection of armory buildings for the use of Illinois National Guard and Illinois Naval Reserve, and making an appropriation therefor," approved June 9, 1911, in force July 1, 1911, and a further Act entitled "An Act in relation to procuring of sites and for the erection of armory buildings for the use of the Illinois National Guard, and making an appropriation therefor, and for the purchase of sites and armory buildings at Kewanee and Morrison, Illinois, approved June 28, 1913, in force July 1, 1913. The appropriation hereby made shall be used for the completion of armories now under construction as follows: *8th Infantry, Chicago [$15,000.00 vetoed]

.$75,000.00 3rd Infantry, Aurora

2,000.00 3rd Infantry, Ottawa

14,600.00 Woodstock Armory

8,000.00

Total

..[$84,600.00] $99,600.00 $ 2. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrants on the Treasurer for the sum herein specified, upon the presentation of proper vouchers, certified to by the Adjutant General and approved by the Governor and the Treasurer shall pay the same out of any moneys not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED (except as to 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. 641 as enrolled and submitted to the Governor for his approval. The Governor vetoed all of the sum contained in the item marked with a star (*), to wit: "8th Infantry, Chicago, $75,000.00," in excess of the sum of $60,000.00, by which action the total appropriation for the purposes stated in the Act is reduced from $99,600.00 to $84,600.00.

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 A ssembly of Illinois:

I return herewith, House Bill No.641, “An Act making appropriation of additional sums for the completion of armories now under construction.”.

In section 1, item: "Eighth Infantry, Chicago, $75,000.00.” I approve this item in the sum of $60,000.00 and veto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said

item in excess of said $60,000 DO. Respectfully submitted,

E. F. DUNNE, Governor.

NATIONAL GUARD-ARMORY AT KANKAKEE. $ 1. Commission created.

§ 4. Supervision of construction-contracts. & 2 Officers of commission.

$ 5. Appropriates $60,000 for site and armory

building. § 3. Duties of commission-title to site.

$ 6. How drawn. (SENATE BILL No. 515. APPROVED JUNE 29, 1915.) An Act in relation to procuring of site and for the erection of an armory

for the use of the organization of the Illinois National Guard at Kankakee.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That a commission, consisting of the Adjutant General and the regimental commander of the organization for which an armory is to be erected as hereinafter provided for in this Act, is hereby constituted, with full power to carry out the provisions of this Act, as hereinafter set forth.

$ 2. It shall be the duty of the commission named in section 1 of this Act to meet and organize a soon as practicable after the taking effect of this Act by electing a president and a secretary.

§ 3. It shall be the duty of said commission to select suitable site, and procure, in the name of the State of Illinois, title to the site so selected, for the erection of an armory for the use of the following organization of the Illinois National Guard: Company L, 3rd Infantry. All title deeds shall be filed in the office of the Secretary of State.

§ 4. After said commission shall have selected site for the erection of said armory above provided for in section 3 of this Act, and acquired, in the name of the State of Illinois, title to such site so selected, it shall · be the duty of said commission to exercise the general management, control and supervision of all matters pertaining to the erection and construction of said armory, and shall make and let all contracts necessary fully to construct, build and erect with such armory.

$ 5. In order to carry out the provisions of this Act, there is hereby appropriated the following sum for securing site and for the erection of said armory, that is to say: For Company L, 3rd Infantry, Kankakee, $75,000.00 *[$60,000.00].

$ 6. The Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant on the Treasurer for the sums herein specified, upon the presentation of proper vouchers, certified to by the Adju-tant General, and approved by the Governor, and the Treasurer shall pay the same out of any moneys not otherwise appropriated.

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

* I hereby certify that the foregoing Act as printed above, except the figures in brackets, is a correct copy of Senate Bill No. 515 as enrolled and submitted to the Governor for his approval. The Governor vetoed all of the sum contained in said Act in excess of $60,000.00, by which action the

appropriation for the purpose stated in the Act is reduced from $75,000.00, as printed above, to $60,000.00.

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

STATE OF ILLINOIS, EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT,

SPRINGFIELD, June 29, 1915. To the Honorable, the Senate of the General Assembly of Illinois:

I return herewith Senate Bill No. 515, “An Act in relation to procuring of site and for the erection of an armory for the use of the Organization of the Illinois National Guard at Kankakee."

I approve in the sum of $80,000.00 the item of $75,000.00 therein contained and veto and withhold my approval of all of the sum in said item in excess of said $60,000.00. Respectfully submitted.

E. F. DUNNE, Governor.

NATIONAL GUARD AND NAVAL RESERVE-ARMORY BUILDINGS AND SITES, UNEX.

PENDED BALANCES. § 1. Reappropriates unexpended balances of appropriations heretofore made.

(HOUSE BILL NO. 626. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1915.) An Act to re-appropriate the unexpended balance of appropriations

made by an Act entitled, "An Act in relation to procuring of sites and for the erection of armory building for the use of the Illinois National Guard and Illinois Naval Reserve and making an appropriation therefor," approved June 9, 1911, in force July 1, 1911, and a further Act entitled, An Act in relation to procuring of sites and for the erection of armory buildings for the use of the Illinois National Guard and making appropriation therefor, and for the purchase of sites and armory buildings at Kewanee and Morrison, Illinois, approved June 28, 1913, and in force July 1, 1913, and a further Act entitled, "An Act making an appropriation of additional sums for the completion of armories now under construction," approved June 25, 1913, in force July 1, 1913, and a further Act entitled, "An Act making an appropriation of the proceeds of the sale of the building and lands now owned by the State of Illinois and used for an armory by the 2nd Regiment, Illinois National Guard," approved June 21, 1913, in force July 1, 1913.

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 the unexpended balance of appropriations made for the several purposes specified in an Act entitled, "An Act in relation to procuring of sites and for the erection of armory building for the use of the Illinois National Guard and Illinois Naval Reserve, and making an appropriation therefor," approved June 9, 1911, in force July 1, 1911, and a further Act entitled, “An Act in relation to procuring of sites and for the erection of armory buildings for the use of the Illinois National Guard and making appropriation therefor, and for the purchase of sites

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