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Page 18 Freeport (III.) Journal-Standard, Thursday, July 17, 1975 Fugitives ^ Returned To England MELBOURNE, Australia (UPI) Four Scotland Yard detectives took British legislator John Stonehouse and his secretary back to England today to face charges in connection with the theft of more than a quarter-million dollars. Stonehouse, a former aviation minister, and Mrs. Sheila Buckley, his attractive 28-year-old secretary, began the 23-hour flight to London 2% weeks after the Australian government ordered their extradition. The Scotland Yard officers put the two fugitives aboard a British Airways jumbo jet 15 minutes before the rest of the passengers boarded for the flight to London. The return of Stonehouse to England ended a worldwide drama that began in September, 1974, when he disappeared from the Fountainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach, Fla. 'Australian police arrested Stonehouse on Christmas Eve. He was freed on bail pending the outcome of an extradition hearing, but was detained again June 9 when he tried to board a flight for London. On June 30, Magistrate Cecil Thompson approved extradition warrants for Stonehouse and Mrs. Buckley on theft charges involving $310,000 in England. Stonehouse faces 21 counts of forgery, fraud, theft and conspiracy. Mrs. Buckley, who flew from England earlier in the year to join her boss in Australia, faces six counts of theft and conspiracy. The 49-year-old member of parliament held a tearful reunion with his secretary at Pentridge Prison today before the couple left for London. He hugged her warmly as impassive guards and police looked on. Mrs. Buckely had been in Fairlea Women's Prison and Stonehouse had been in Pentridge since the magistrate ordered the couple's extradition. Weil-Known Industrialist Dies In Nursing Home WEST FRANKFORT, 111. (UPI) Funeral services will be held Friday for John Moulin, West Frankfort, a member of the Illinois Industrial Commission for almost 35 years. Moulin, 76, a former Chicago resident, died Tuesday night at a nursing home at nearby Benton after a heart attack. A native of Winona, Moulin was a former coal miner and had served as a legal investigator for United Mine Workers District 12 before his appointment to the commission. He is survived by his widow, Freda; three nephews and two nieces. Visitation will start at 6 p.m. today at the Union Funeral Home here where funeral services are scheduled at 2 p.m. Friday. James Ruppert Wants A New Trial HAMILTON, Ohio (UPI) - j'ames Ruppert, sentenced to 11 consecutive life terms for the murder of his 11 relatives - the largest single family mass murder in U.S. history - wants a new trial. He contended Wednesday there was a misunderstanding about the three- judge panel that convicted him. He also complained about alleged misconduct of a witness. The 41-year-old unemployed draftsman was convicted July 3 of the largest known murder of members of one family. He escaped a death sentence, but his sentence - returned Monday makes parole improbable. Attorneys for Ruppert filed his motion for a new trial on grounds Ruppert originally had waived a jury trial with the understanding it would take a unanimous decision of the three-judge panel to convict him. Ruppert, who had pleaded innocent by reason of insanity, was'convicted on all 11 counts of aggravated murder by a 2-1 decision. Attorneys Joseph Bressler and Hugh Holbrock also alleged there was misconduct on the part of prosecution witness Wanda Bishop. Mrs. Bishop, who is separated from her husband, had testified she was with Ruppert the night before the Easter Sunday shootings and that Ruppert had discussed "taking care of his problems." However, the defense presented witnesses who said the woman was not with Ruppert that night. During the trial, Ruppert's attorneys admitted Ruppert killed his 65,-year-old widowed mother, his only brother, his sister-in-law and eight nieces and nephews, aged from 3 to 18. However, they argued Ruppert had been insane for the past 10 years. Attorneys for the prosecution contended Ruppert was legally sane. Man Who Died On Plane Was Recently Committed MIAMI (UPI) - Hospital records indicated Anthony Townsend was disturbed. He once told psychiatrists he had received messages from birds, telling him he would die "like Martin Luther King." Tuesday, Townsend did die - but in his own bizarre way. He set himself afire in the restroom of an airborne jetliner and burned to death. Records showed Townsend, 23, was admitted to South Florida State Hospital in Pembroke Pines in June, 1973, and stayed there a year. Hospital files disclosed he believed he heard voices calling him a "sissy" and received messages from "birds," one of them telling him he would be killed "like Martin Luther King." Tuesday night, Townsend locked himself in a back restroom of a National Airlines DC10 on a New York-to- Miami run, set fire to newspapers and held them to himself until he died. .A stewardess found the body after using a pass key to open the smoky room. Actress Greer Garson Plans Appearance In College Play SANTA FE, N.M. (UPI),- Actress Greer Garson will appear in a College of Santa Fe- production of the play "Madwoman of Chaillot" this fall. College officials said Wednesday Miss Garson would be the first person to appear in an artist-in-residence program at the college in which major theater actors and actresses will be featured with student actors in productions. Miss Carson's appearance will be at the Greer Garson theater, named in her honor. She is a resident of the Santa Fe area. Townsend, whose parents were divorced, had been in Philadelphia for the funeral of his aunt, with whom he had lived as a boy. "He was very fond of her," his father, George Townsend, said Wednesday. "Her first name was Roseann, but I don't know her last'name." The father said he was unaware of any problems his son might have had, despite the record of his stay at the Florida hospital. "I'm in a trauma. I've got a heart condition and I am so nervous I can't talk," the elder Townsend said of his son's death. "It is like putting salt in a raw wound." The youth's body was removed when the plane, carrying 57 other passengers, made an emergency landing at Jacksonville International Airport. The Duval County medical examiner at Jacksonville said the cause of death was carbon monoxide poisoning. Jacksonville police said they are unsure whether any inflammable liquid was used in the fire. TV Comedy Producer Has Star Placed In 'Walk Of Fame' HOLLYWOOD (UPI) - Television comedy producer Norman Lear looked on Wednesday as a star bearing his name was unveiled in the "Walk of Fame." It was the 1,659th star honoring a show business notable mounted in the sidewalk along Hollywood Boulevard. Lear produces "All in the Family," "Maude," "Sanford and Son" and "Great Day." His movies include "Come Blow Your Horn," "Divorce American Style" and "Start the Revolution Without Me." Legal Notices APPROPRIATION ORDINANCE Fiscal Year, 1975 BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FREEPORT,"ILLINOIS: Section 1. The following sums of money, or so much thereof as may be authorized by law, and as may be needed or deemed necessary to defray all expenses and liabilities of the City of Freeport, Illinois, be and the same are hereby appropriated for the corporation purposes and objects of said City, hereinafter specified, for the fiscal year 1975, commencing May 1, 1975 and ending April 30, 1976. 1. FROM GENERAL CORPORATE TAXES AND REVENUE MAYOR'S OFFICE a. Salary, Mayor $ 15,600.00 b. Salary, Secretary .- 7,000.00 c. Misc. Supplies & Expense 500.00 d. New Equipment 500.00 $ 23,600.00 2. CITY COUNCIL a. Salaries, Aldermen 18,900.00 b. Publication of Ordinances 325.00 19 225 00 3. CITY CLERK'S OFFICE a. Salaries: City Clerk 8,400.00 b. Deputies 18,000.00 c. Misc. Supplies & Expense 500.00 d. New Equipment 500.00 e. Overtime 350.00 27,750.00 ;4. CITY TREASURER'S OFFICE a. Salaries: Treasurer 6,000.00 b. Deputies 7,100.00 c. Mis. Supplies & Expenses 200.00 d. New Equipment .' 300.00 13,60000 5. LEGAL DEPARTMENT a. Legal Fees (Corporation Counsel and City Attorney) 26,000.00 b. Misc. Supplies & Expense 750.00 26,750.00 6. POLICE DEPARTMENT a. Salary, Chief 15,972.00 b. Salary Assistant Chief 15,180.00 c. Salaries, Lieutenants ....57,444.00 " • d. Salaries, Sergeants 67,092.00 e. Salaries, First Class Patrolmen 47,556.00 f. Salaries, Patrolmen J240.000.00 g. Salaries, Detectives 12,410.00 h. Misc. Supplies & Expense 2,500.00 i. Telephone & Telegraph 3,800.00 j. Motor Vehicles, Repairs and Expense 5,500.00 1. Tires and Tubes, New and Repairs.... 1,800.00 m. Flashlights, Batteries and Ammunition , 1,000.00 n. Miscellaneous new Equipment 15,900.00 0. Boarding Prisoners 2,000.00 p. Radio and Radar, Maintenance and Operation 3,500.00 q. Overtime 5,500.00 r. Clothing Allowance 7,600.00 s. Investigation and Training 7,500.00 . t. Salaries - Police Clerks 32,750.00 v. Crime Prevention '. 1,900 546,904.00 7. FIRE DEPARTMENT a. Salary, Chief : 15,972.00 b. Salary, Assistant Chief 15,180.00 c. Salaries, Captains '.. 43,344.00 d. Salaries, Lieutenants 122,722.00 e. Salaries, Mechanics - Electrician Inspector 66,804.00 f. Salaries, Firemen 520,820.00 g. Fire Alarm System 1,000.00 h. Fire Trucks, Repairs & Expense 6,500.00 1. Supplies for Recharging Extinguishers •. 350.00 j. Oil and Grease 300.00 j^egal Notices k. Tires and Tubes, New & Repairs 500.00 1. Miscellaneous Supplies & Expense, Stations 1, 2 and 3 2,500.00 m. Radio Equipment and Service Contract 2,500.00 n. New and Miscellaneous Equipment.. 2,000.00 0. Fire Hose and Nozzles 1,500.00 q. Clothing Allowance 4,950.00 r. Oxygen & Ambulance Supplies 600.00 s. Training 3,000.00 t. Overtime 2.500.00 613,092.00 8. POLICE AND FIRE COMMISSION a. Salaries, Commission 500.00 b. Miscellaneous Supplies & Expense... 2^000.00 2,500.00 10. LIQUOR .COMMISSION a. Salaries, Commission 250.00 250.00 11. STREET LIGHTS a/Residential and Boulevard Lighting. 58,000.00 b. Traffic & Overhead Lights, Maint., Po.wer Bulbs 18,000.00 76,000.00 12. PUBLIC GROUNDS AND BUILDINGS a. Salary, Janitor, City Hall 6,914.00 c. Fuel, all buildings 5,000.00 d. Miscellaneous Supplies & Expense, City Hall , 1,000.00 f. Repairs - Police Dept 3,000.00 g. Repairs to Building, City Hall 15,000.00 h. Repairs, Fire Station No. 1 2,000.00 1. Repairs, Fire Station No. 2 3,000.00 k. Repairs, Fire Station No. 3 200.00 m. Electric Wiring 800.00 n. City Yards, Repairs 15,000.00 p. Plumbing, all buildings 1,000.00 q. Bedding - Stations 1,2 & 3, Furniture 2,000.00 r. Sewage Treatment Charges JL.200.QO 56,114.00 13. AUDITING AND, ACCOUNTING a. Auditing City Records..; 3,300.00 3,300.00 14. DOG POUND a. Salary, Pound Master 9,065.00 b. Dog Food and Care 1,200.00 10,265.00 15. CITY ENGINEER'S OFFICE a. Salary, Public Engineer 20,000.00 b. Salaries, Clerical 6,150.00 c. Misc. Supplies & Expense 1,500.00 d. Salary, Assistant Engineer 13,428.00 e. Transit Study 2,000.00 f. Salary, Inspectors, Plumbing, Elec., Air cond. & Heating 24,252.00 h. Training ' 750.00 68,080.00 17. HEALTH DEPARTMENT a. Salary, Health Officer 1,000.00 b. Salary, Public Health Nurse 8,740.00 c. Misc. Supplies & Expense 550.00 d. Car Expense - Nurse 278.00 e. Demolition 5,000.00 15,568.00 18. CEMETERY a. Salary, Sexton 8,600.00 b. Labor, Maintenance 7,500.00 c. Misc. Supplies & Expenses 1,000.00 d. New Equipment 500.00 17,600.00 19. PLAN COMMISSION a. Supplies 50.00 50.00 20. SIDEWALKS a. New sidewalks 1,000.00 1,000.00 21. AIRPORT AUTHORITY a. Maintenance & Improvements 19,850.00 c. Electricity 3,ooo.oo ,22,850.00 22. MISCELLANEOUS a. Insurance, Liab., P.O., Fire Ext. Cov., Boiler, etc '. 26,500.00 b. Interest, Tax Anticipation Warrants. 500.00 c. Printing for all Departments 18,000.00 d. Contingency Fund 30,000.00 e. Traveling Expense, City officials 4,500.00 f. Medical Service 2,000.00 g. Industrial Commission Award.......... 3,200.00 •A Legal Notices h. Dues, Donations.....;. 1,4 j. Fidelity Bonds... 400.00 k. Health Insurance 24.000.00 110,500.00 GENERAL CORPORATE'FUNDS TOTAL..1,654,998.00 • Appropriated for the, foregoing — ; expense from: The General Property Tax for General Corporate purposes 250,000.00 Retailer's Occupation Tax and Service Occupation Tax.. 350,000.00 Liquor, & Misc. Licenses 46,000.00 Parking & Meter Fines, No Parking Zone Permits & Fines for Ord. Violations from Circuit Clerk 85,000.00 Motor Vehicle Parking System Revenue Surplus Fund , 6,331.09 Ambulance Fees : 20,000.00 Reimbursement, Police Training 6,500.00 Water Dept. Rent 2,400.00 Percentage Rental From Airport Operator 1,000.00 ' ILEC Crime Prevention Grant 24,540.00 Illinois Income Tax Allotment, 1975 254,876.91 Cable TV Franchise Fee 7.850.0J) 1.654.998.00 23. STREETS AND DRAINAGE a. Salary, Supt. of Streets 12,130.00 b. Overtime 13,900.00 c. Labor, Streets & Drainage 107,500.00 d. Materials, Streets & Drainage 11,000.00 e. Snow Removal 20,000.00 «f. Maintenance of State Highways.. 4,943.00 g. Storm Sewer and Drainage 8,000.00 h. New Equipment 32,000.00 i. Tires and Tubes, New and Repairs.... 2,400.00 j. Gasoline, Oil and Grease 50,000.00 k. Miscellaneous Supplies & Expense... 1,500,00 1. Resurface Alleys 1,500.00 m. Materials, Repairs to equipment..... 18,000,00 n. Salary, Garage Mechanic & Asst 18,825.00 0. Garage Supplies 1,000.00 p. Materials, Street Marking 6,000.00 r. Street Identification Signs & Traffic Signs 5,000.00 t. Flood Control 50.000.00 363.698.00 Appropriated for the foregoing expense from: The General Property Tax for Street Purposes 90,000.00 Building Fees & Permits 30,000.00 State of Illinois Highway Maintenance Payment 4,943.00 Illinois Income Tax Allotment 1969, al- Ipcate'd for flood control ....'. 50,000.00 Illinois Income Tax Allotment 1975, 22,500.00 Unexpended Surplus From Prior Fiscal Year on Hand April 30,1975 166.255.00 363,698.00 24. GARBAGE COLLECTION a. Salary, General Inspector 12,130.00 b. Salaries, Garbage Truck Drivers 36,925.00 c. Salaries, Helpers 34,635.00 d. Salary, Operator & Helper of Disposal Ground Equipment: 30,625.00 e. Mowing Weeds 3,000.00 f. New Equipment 2,000.00 ' g. Miscellaneous Supplies & Expense... 2,000.00 h. Gasoline, Oil & grease Garbage Trucks 2,800.00 1. Tires and Tubes, New & Repairs 1,000.00 j. Gasoline, Oil, Grease Inspector's Car 300.00 • k. Extra Truck & Tractor Expense 500.00 1. Pest Control, Disposal Grounds 720.00 m. Repairs to Equipment 15,500.00 n. Fuel for Sanitary Landfill Equipment :. 6,200.00 0. Additional Land for Sanitary Fill 100,000.00 q. Attendant at Landfill 7,500.00 255.835.00 Appropriated for the foregoing .. expense from: The General Property Tax for Garbage Purposes 105,000.00 Illinois Income Tax Allotment, 1975, 2,362.03 Unexpended Surplus from Prior Fiscal Year on hand April 30,1975 93,472.97 Landfill Fees 55.000.00 255.835.00 25. CIVIL DEFENSE a. Director 2,880.00 - b. New Equipment 3,350.00 c. Misc. Supplies and Expense 750.00 d. Travel and Training 1,000.00 e. Auxiliary Police Expense 2,000.00 9.980.00 Appropriated for the foregoing expense from: The General Property Tax for Civil Defense Purposes 9,980.00 9,980.00 26. ILLINOIS MUNICIPAL FUND —- a.Contribution for Employees Benefits 100,000.00 Total Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund Appropriation 100,000.00 Appropriated for the foregoing expense from: The General Property Tax for Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund Purposes 100,000.00 27. PUBLIC LIBRARY FUND • a. Salaries 114,000.00 b. Books 25,000.00 c. Periodicals 4,700.00 d. Binding 500.00 e. Audio-Visual 2,500.00 f. Supplies..... 3,925.00 g. Fuel 1,800.00 h. Operating Expense 4,000.00 1. Repairs 1,500.00 j. Insurance 6,000.00 k. New Equipment 1,000.00 1. Building Addition Fund.! 10.000.00 174.925.00 Total Public Library Appropriation 174.925.00 Appropriated for the foregoing ' "^ expense from: The General Property Tax for Public Library Purposes 163,425.00 Library Fees and Fines 11,500.00 174.925.00 28. FORESTRY FUND a. Salary, Foreman & 11,500.00 b. Salaries, Laborers 36,000.00 c. Equipment, Repairs, Etc 4,000.00 d. Gasoline and Oil , 3,000.00 e. Damage to Property 500.00 f. Trees to Plant :... 3,000.00 g. New Equipment ; .'. 12,000.00 h. Air Curtain Destructor 2.500.00 72.500.00 Total Forestry Appropriation 72.500.IR) Appropriated for the foregoing expense from: The General Property Tax for Forestry Purposes 50,000.00 Unexpended Surplus from Prior Fiscal Year on Hand April 30,1975 22,500.00 29. POLICE PENSION a. Police Pension Fund, Contributions.. 89,000.00 Total Police Pension Appropriation Appropriated for the foregoing expense from: The General Property Tax for Police Pension purposes 30. FIRE PENSION a. Firemen Pension Fund Contributions ,. b. Reserve for annuities and benefits to be earned during year c. To amortize actuarial reserve deficiency d. Supplemental Contribution required by Sec. 4-109.1(a) of Ch. 108% I.R.S.... Total Firemen's Pension Fund Appropriation 205,470.00 Appropriated for the foregoing expense from: The General Property Tax for Firemen's Pension Purposes 205,470.00 32. PUBLIC BENEFITS a. For payment of Public Benefit obligations of the City related to local improvements r 47.000.00 Appropriated for the foregoing ~——— expense from: The General Property Tax for Public Benefit Purposes 47,000.00 33. MOTOR VEHICLE PARKING SYSTEM • a. Salary, Maintenance Man 10,285.00 b. Salary, Counter... 4,530.00 c. Salary, MeterMaids^...^ 10,000.00 , d. .Operation and Maintenance .^...JO.OOO.OO . e. AttendantsLotNo.il...". 7,820.00 * Legal Notices 72,500.00 89.000.00 89,000.00 42.635.00 42,635.00 835,000.00 835,000.00 Total Motor Vehicle Parking Appro- nriation Appropriated for the foregoing expense from: Proceeds of the Motor Vehicle Parking Meter System 34. MOTOR FUEL TAX STREET PROJECTS a. Maintenance of Streets 85,000.00 b. Contract Construction Streets..... 750,000.00 Total Motor Fuel Tax Street Project . Appropriation Appropriated for the foregoing expense from: . Motor Fuel Tax Allotments, State of II- » linois .'. ' 35. WATER AND SEWER DEPARTMENT WATER DEPARTMENT a. Operating Expense: . Operating Labor 46,000.00 Operating Supplies 300.00 Fuel ..- 2,400.00 Power 44,000.00 Emergency Equipment Expense 1,000.00 Purification Supplies 12,000.00 Cost of Water Connections 10,000.00 Maps & Records 2,000.00 Set & Remove Meters 25,000.00 b. Maintenance Expense: Plant & Equipment 20,000.00 Distribution 35,000.00 Meters. .• 15,000.00 Vehicle & Equipment; Expense 10,000.00 Misc. Labor and Expense 13,000.00 ,c. Non-Operating Expense: Administrative Expense 93,360.00 Bond Retirement 68,000.00 Interest on Bonds 6,700.00 "Depreciation Fund 12,000.00 Interest on Consumer Deposits 900.00 ' Hydrants & Main Extensions 30,000.00 Additional Meters 15,000.00 Additions to Plant 13,840.00 Contingencies , 1,000.00 Total Water Department Appropriation i SEWER DEPARTMENT a. Operating Expense: Operating Labor 109,000.00 Operating Supplies 2,500.00 Fuel 5,000.00 Power 42,000.00 Laboratory Supplies 12,500.00 Cost of Sewer Connections 7>000.00 Maps & Records 3,000.00 b. Maintenance Expense: Plant & Equipment 26,000.00 Distribution System 45,000.00 Vehicle & Equipment Expense 9,000.00 Misc. Labor & Expense 8,000.00 Sludge Disposal 6,000.00 c. Non-Operating Expense: Administrative Expense .140,040.00 Bond Retirement 50,000.00 Interest on Bonds 161,713.00 Depreciation Fund 40,000.00 Bond Reserve 40,000.00 Manholes & Main Extensions 15,000.00 Additions to Plant & Equipment 14,447.00 Contingencies .< 1,000.00 Total Sewer Department Appropria-' tion Total Water and Sewer Appropriation.. Appropriated for the foregoing ~ expense from: Income of the Water Department .476,500.00" Income of the Sewer Department.........737,200.00 1,213,700.00 36. Expenses to be Paid with Federal Revenue Sharing Funds: a. Fire Department Equipment .185,000.00 b. Capital Improvement Fund .650,000.00 c. Revenue Sharing Audit 700.00 d. Library and Other Agency Requests 12,450.00 e. Street Department Equipment-Radio 35,000.00 f. Health Department Equipment 48,000.00 „ g. Misc. Supplies & Expense 850.00 476,500.00 737.2 RECAPITULATION Appropriated Expense General Corporate 1,654,998.00 Streets, Alleys & Drainage ..563,698.00 Garbage Collection 255,835.00 Civil Defense : 9,980.00 Illinois Municipal Retirement , .100,000.00 Public Library 174,925.00 Forestry 72,500.00 Police Pension 89,000 00 Firemen Pension 205,470.00 Public Benefits / 47,000.00 Motor Vehicle-Parking System 42,635.00 Motor Fuel Tax Street Projects. 835,000.00 Water & Sewer Departments 1213,700.00 Expenses to be Paid with Fed. Rev. Sharing Funds ...932,000.00 Appropriated Income General Property Taxes For: " Corporate Fund.... 250,000.00 Streets and Drainage 90,000.00 Garbage 105,000.00 Civil Defense. 9,980.00 Illinois Municipal Retirement..; !lOO,000.00 Public Library ; 163,425.00 Forestry.. 50,000.00 Police Pension , 89,000 00 Firemen Pension 205 470 00 Public Benefits ,. 47,000.00 Total General Property Taxes ......' Retail and Service Occupation Tax Liquor & Misc. Licenses Fines, Penalties & Parking Permits..... State of Illinois, Highway Maintenance Motor Vehicle Parking System Surplus Fund Building Fees & Permits .'." Library Fees and Fines Motor Vehicle Parking System Motor Fuel Tax Allotment Water Department Income Sewer Department Income.... Cable TV Franchise Fee Fees, City Landfill " Ambulance Calls Illinois Income Tax Allotment, 197$!!"!! Reimbursement, Police Training Illinois Income Tax Allotment, 1969...... Allocated for Flood Control. Surplus on Hand from Prior Fiscal Year Water Department Rent ...!'. Percentage Rent From Airport Operator ;..... ILEC Crime Prevention Grant !..!! Federal Revenue Sharing Funds ! Total Appropriated Income 932,000.00 5,996,741.00 1,109,875.00 950,000.00 46,000.00 85,500.00 4,943.00 6,331.09 30,000.00 11,500.00 42,635.00 835,000.00 476,500.00 737,200.00 7,850.00 55,000.00 20,000.00 279,738.94 6,500.00 50,000.00 282,227.97 2,400.00 1,000.00 24,540.00 932.000.00 _ „ - - , — 5,896,741.00 Section 2. All unexpended balance of ; any items, of any appropriations made by this Ordinance may be expended in making up any deficiencies in any other item or items of the same general appropriation or in any like appropriation made by this Ordinance, and all appropriations unexpended at the close of the fiscal year shall be placed to the credit of the contingent fund of the city, or such other fund as may be proper, provided that no disposition shall be made of any fund covered by a contract or liabilities entered into upon the strength of any such appropriation and which shall remain unpaid at the close of said fiscal year, or any special funds that by law are applicable to specific purposes only. Section 3. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval and publication as provided by law. PASSED by the City Council of the City of Freeport Illinois this 7th day of July, A.D. 1975 PASSED: 7-7-75 APPROVED: 7-8-75 PUBLISHED: ATTEST: Lucille G. Lattig City Clerk APPROVED: B " 7-17-lt I:

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