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right to bring suits in this state as is now or may be conferred by law upon foreign administrators and executors, and that any foreign administrator, with the will annexed, shall, in all things, be governed, in bringing any suits in this state, by the law governing foreign executors and administrators suing in this state.
§ 2. This act shall be deemed a public act, and take effect from and after its passage.
APPROVED March 29, 1869.
In force April AN ACT to secure the endowment fund of the Illinois Agricultural College. 19, 1869.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of
Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That unless Treasurer to the treasurer of the Illinois Agricultural College shall, make report.
within three months after the passage of this act, render to the auditor of this state a full and detailed report and account of the amount and value of the lands donated to said college by the state, and of all the money, notes, interest and property received or receivable by said college as the avails thereof, and also of the expenses incurred in the sale of said lands, and other exponses in the management of the fund arising therefrom, in such manner as to make a complete exhibit of the financial affairs of the college, so far as said donation of lands and the fund arising therefrom are concerned, and so as to show the net amount now equitably due from said treasurer to said fund; and upon the ascertainment of the amount due said fund'in lands, money,
notes and other property, the said treasurer shall execute a To give bond. bond, with sufficient surety, to be approved by the said
auditor, in a penal sum of twice the value of such lands, money, notes and other property, payable to the people of the state of Illinois, conditioned for the faithful keeping and use of said fund for the purposes of said donation, and that the principal thereof, so fast as the same shall be converted into money, shall be invested in interest-bearing bonds of the United States, or such other securities as the state auditor may direct or approve; and to make an annual account of all his actings and doings in regard to said fund, and snbmit the same to the state auditor, during the month of Angust in each year after the taking of such bond, and to faithfully apply the interest which shall accrue upon such fund to the purposes contemplated in said donation-then,
and in the event of the refusal or neglect of such treasurer Neglect of duty to give such bond and make and render such account, it shall be the duty [of] the attorney general, under the direction of the governor, to institute proper proceedings and take such steps as may be necessary to amend the charter of said college, or to enforce the faithful application and use of said fund, or to recover the same back from the said college, as shall, in the judgment of the governor, be most expedient.
$ 2. In case of the election or appointment of a new Bond may be treasurer, and his executing and delivering to the state canceled. auditor a like bond, the bond of the former treasurer may be canceled, upon his rendering to the state auditor a satisfactory account, and making and paying over and delivering to his successor in office all the money, bonds, funds and property in his bands belonging to said fand.
§ 3. It shall be lawful, in case of the establishment of Transfer the Southern Illinois Normal University, for the said col- funds. lege to transfer and make over to the trustees thereof the said trust fund, upon such terms and conditions as may be agreed upon between the trustees of said college and said university, and which shall be approved by the governor, to be used only for purposes of endowment of said university.
4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
APPROVED Åpril 19, 1869. .
AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An act to aid and encourage agri- In force March
cultural societies," approved February 18, 1857, revived and continued 10, 1869, in force by an act entitled "An act to revive and continue in force an act entitled an act to aid and encourage county agricultural societies,” approved February 21, 1861.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the said acts be and they are hereby so amended as to extend the provisions thereof to the Atlanta Union Central Agricultural Society, located at Atlanta, in the county of Logan, and to the Union Agricultural Institute, located at Sandwich, in the county of DeKalb.
2. This shall be deemed a public act, and shall be in force from and after its passage.
APPROVED March 10, 1869.
ed in force.
In force March AN ACT to increase the powers of the Iroquois County Agricultural Society. 13, 1869.
WHEREAS, "The Iroquois County Agricultural Society" organized on the 5th day of May, A. D. 1866, at Onarga, in said county, under the act entitled “Incorporation of county societies,” passed February 18th, A. D. 1857; now,
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That all the
con- rights, privileges and powers acquired by the said society, firmed.
under and by the said incorporation act, are hereby con
firmed and ratified. Constitution § 2. The constitution and by-laws of said society now and by-laws of society continu- in force, and which are not inconsistent with this act or
with the laws of this state, shall continue in force until reg. ularly altered (or) repealed by said society, and the president and officers of said society shall continue in office until their respective terms of office shall expire or be va
cated. Capital stock. § 3. The whole capital stock of the said Iroquois Coun.
ty Agricultural Society shall not exceed twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) and shall be divided into shares of not less than five dollars ($5) and not more than ten dollars ($10), to be fixed by the constitution; and at all elections to be held by said society, each member of the same shall be entitled to give one vote for each share held by him or her,
and the voting may be in person or by proxy: Subscription $ 4. Books for subscription for stock shall be opened at books.
such times and places within the said county of Iroquois as the executive committee may prescribe; and in case of the non-payment of the stock, or any part of the same, the said society shall have power to forfeit said shares which may not be paid up, or may, at its election, sue for the de
linquent payments. Authorized to $ 5. The said society is hereby granted the privilege, borrow money. and authorized to borrow any sum or sums of money not
exceeding ten thousand dollars ($10,00), and execute and
give the obligations or bonds of said society therefor. Society's real $ 6. That the real estate which the said society may acestate exempted
quire, by gift or purchase, not exceeding forty (40) acres, shall be exempt from state and county taxes so long as they
are used for the promotion of the objects of said society. Penalty for $ 7. If any person or persons shall
, willfully, maliciousturning in stock
the ly or wantonly, turn in any kind of stock in the inclosure grounds.
of said society, or negligently open any gate, or tear down any fence, or destroy or injure anything, or do any act by which said society or their property may be damaged or destroyed, he or they or any person assisting shall forfeit and pay to said society triple the amount of damages that shall be proved beforó any court having jurisdiction of the amount claimed, which may be sued for in the name of the society.
Empowered to appoint po
$ 8. No spirituous, vinous or malt liquors shall be sold, Sale of intoxitrafficked or disposed of, to be used upon the grounds of said or within onesociety or within one-half mile thereof, nor shall any show, grounds prohibexhibition of man or beast, or other thing or things, for ited. money, be held or made upon said grounds or within onehalf mile thereof, without first obtaining the license or authority of the president and executive committee of said society, or such persons as they may appoint for such purpose, during the time of holding public fairs or exhibitions.
$ 9. The said society shall have power to appoint a suitable police force, whose duty it shall be to preserve lico. order during the exhibitions of the society; which police force, when appointed, are hereby empowered and required to arrest and expel from the grounds, or bring before some justice of the peace of said county all persons who shall violate the laws of this state, or the rules of said society, or disturb the same by violent or disorderly conduct; and any justice of the peace of said county before whom any such offender may be brought, is hereby required and authorized to try the same, and upon conviction to inflict the same penalties now required by law.
§ 10. This act is hereby declared a public act, and shall take effect from and after its passage.
APPROVED March 13, 1869.
AN ACT making appropriations for the expenses of the adjourned session in force April of the twenty-sixth general assembly, state of Illinois.
SEOTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That a sufticient sum of money is hereby appropriated, to be paid out Appropriations. of the state treasury, upon the warrant of the auditor of public accounts, as follows: To the speaker of the senate and house of representatives, each the sum of sixty dollars, and to each member of the senate and house of representatives the sum of forty dollars, as extra pay and expenses incurred by them in attending the adjourned session of the twenty-sixth general assembly, commencing April 14, 1869.
§ 2. A sum sufficient to pay Ely, Burnham and Bart- Ufficial reporlett for four men, employed by them, at the rate of fifteen ters. dollars per day, each, as official reporters of this general assembly, from the fourteenth day of April to the day of adjournment; also the same sum for four men, for three
days' service as reporters, to be certified to by the speakers
of each house. Copies § 3. A sum sufficient to pay the secretary of state for nished Chicago copies of the public laws of the twenty-sixth general assem
bly, furnished cr to be furnished by the secretary of state to the Chicago Legal News, a paper published in Chicago, under an act of the twenty-sixth general assembly, approv
ed March 24, 1869. Bills to be approved by the governor. Miscellaneous.
$ 4. To Ira J. Halstead, assistant clerk, eight dollars per day, for services rendered as such assistant clerk, from the twenty-fourth day of March, 1869, to the fourteenth day of April, 1869; also to the chairman of [the]joint committee of engrossed and enrolled bills, eight dollars per day from the sixteenth day of March, 1869, to the last day of March, 1869, on the part of the house, and to the chairman on the part of the senate committee of engrossed and enrolled bills, the sum of eight dollars per day for the number of days of
actual service during the recess of this general assembly. Special. $ 5. To each member of the committee on public build
ings and state library the sum of thirty dollars, incurred by them for extra expenses ; and to each of the said members the sum of thirty dollars, to be incurred by them in visiting Springfield in the future to pass upon the state house plans; and the sum of thirty dollars to each member of the select senate committee that visited Jacksonville for the purpose of examining the stone in the new court honse.
$ 6. This act shall be deemed a public act, and take effect from and after its passage.
APPROVED April 17, 1869.
In force March AN ACT making appropriations for the officers and members of the next 30, 1869,
general assembly, and for the salaries of the officers of the government.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of
Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the folAppropriations. lowing appropriations be and the same are hereby made to
the members and officers of the twenty-seventh general assembly, and for the salaries of the officers of the govern. ment from the adjournment of the twenty-sixth to the adjournment of the twenty-seventh general assembly, viz:
1st. To the speakers of the senate and of the house of representatives, each the sum of three dollars per day for the first forty-two days' attendance, and two dollars per day for each day's attendance thereafter.
2d. To each member of the senate and of the house of representatives, the sum of two dollars per day for the first