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§ 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED February 9, 1869.

Rock Island

AN ACT to change the time of holding courts in the sixth judicial circuit, lu force Jure

1, 1869. Section 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the terms of court in Rock Island county be held on the first

county. Mondays of January, May and September in each year.

$ -. In Henry county, on the second Mondays of Feb. Henry county. ruary, June and October of each year.

$ 3. This shall be a public act, and shall be in force from and after the first Monday of June next.

APPROVED March 31, 1869.

AN ACT to provide for holding additional terms of court in the eighth judi. In force March cial circuit.

4, 1869.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That, in addition to the terms of the circuit court now required by law to be held in said eighth judicial circuit, there shall be held, in the county of Lugan, a term of said court, on the first Tuesday in January; and in the county of McLean, on the fourtń Monday of January in each and every year: Provided, that no grand jury shall be summoned to attend at said terms of said court, in either of said counties, unless ordered by the judge of said court.

§ 2. This act shall be a public act, and take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED March 1, 1869.

AN ACT to authorize the confessions of judgment in the circuit court of the in force April ninth judicial district during vacation.

15, 1869.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Ilinois, represented in the General Assembly, That, from and after the passage of this act, it shall be lawful for any

Clerk to enter clerk of the circuit court of said district to enter up judgjudgment.

ment in vacation, upon a declaration and cognovit and pow. er of attorney being filed, with an affidavit attached, that the power of attorney was executed by the defendant or defendants, and that the annount confessed in the cognovit is justly due and owing, or, if the debt is not due, that there is no set-off or demand or payment to lessen the amount confessed in the cognovit.

§ 2. This act shall be declared to be a public act, and shall be in force from and after its passage.

In force April 15, 1869.

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In force March AN ACT to change the time of holding one of the terms of the circuit 27, 1869.

court of Bureau county.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That, from and after the passage of this act, the August term of the circuit court of Burean county shall be and is hereby abolished, and in lieu thereof an annual September term of said court shall be held in said county, commencing on the second Monday of September in each year.

§ 2. This act shall be in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED March 27, 1869.

In force March AN ACT to fix the times of holding the courts in the tenth judicial circuit.

4, 1869.

holden.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of

Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That, hereTerms, when after, the times of holding the circuit courts in the several

counties composing the tenth judicial circuit shall be as follows:

In the county of Warren, on the second Mondays of January, May and September of each year; in the county of Knox, on the first Mondays of February, June and Oc. tober of each year; in the county of Mercer, on the fourth Mondays of February, June and October in each year; and in the county of Henderson, on the second Mondays of March and the fourth Mondays in August in each year.

$2. All summons, subpoenas, writs, notices, declarations in ejectments, bonds, recognizances, venires, and papers and process, of every kind and description, made and served for, or returnable to the terms of court in the several coun

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ties in said circuit, as the same were fixed by law, up to the date of the passage of this act, shall be deemed and taken, and shall have the same force and effect, as if the same had been made and served and were returnable to said terms, as they are herein fixed and appointed : Provided, that no grand juries shall be summoned for the May term in the county of Warren, nor the June terms in the counties of Knox and Mercer, unless, in the opinion of the judge of said circuit, it shall be necessary for the speedy administration of justice and the public good.

$ 3. This act shall be in force and take effect from and after its passage, and all laws in conflict herewith are hereby repealed. APPROVED March 4, 1869.

AN ACT supplementary to an act entitled, "An act to fix the time of hold In force April ing circuit courts in the fourteenth judicial circuit, and to regulate the

19, 1869, practice therein," approved March 26, 1869.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the April term of the Stephenson county circuit court, mentioned in the fourth section of the act to which this act is supplementary, shall be construed to mean the April term of said Stephenson county circuit court, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-nine.

$ 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

APPROVED April 19, 1869.

AN ACT to fis the times of holding circuit courts in the fourteenth judi- In force. See cial circuit, and to regulate the practice therein.

section 4.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Ninois, represented in the General Assembly, That the circuit courts shall be holden at the respective county seats of the counties comprising the fourteenth judicial circuit, at the following times, in each and every year, to-wit: In the county of JoDaviess, on the second Monday in November, the second Monday in February, and the fourth Mon. day in May. In the county of Stephenson, on the first Monday in September, the first Monday in December, and the third Monday in March; and in the county of Winne

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bago, on the first Monday in October, the second Monday in January, and the first Monday in May.

$ 2. The act entitled "An act to regulate the practice in the circuit court of Stephenson county, approved February 20th, 1867, is hereby so amended that no suit in said court shall be dismissed by reason of the non-payment of the jury fee, in said act prescribed, if the party whose duty it shall be to pay the same shall make such payment at any time before such snit shall be actually dismissed by the court by reason of the non-payment of said jury fee.

3. All writs, subpænas, recognizances and other process which have been or may hereafter be issued, returna. ble to the terms of the circuit court in the said counties, as heretofore required to be holden, . shall be deemed and taken to be returnable to the terms of the circuit court in said county, as herein required to be holden; and all notices which may have been given, either by publication or otherwise, reference to the terms of the circuit courts in said counties, as heretofore required to be holden, sball, by force of this act, refer to the terms of the circuit courts in the said counties, as required to be held under this act.

§ 4. This act, so far as the same refers to or affects the circuit court of said county of JoDaviess, shall take effect and be in force from and after the adjournment of the May term of said circuit court of JoDaviess county, A. D. 1869; and, so far as this act refers to or affects the circuit court of said county of Winnebago, this act shall take effect and be in force from and after the adjournment of the June term of said Winnebago county circuit court, A. D. 1869; and, so far as this act refers to or affects the circuit court of said county of Stephenson, the same shall take effect and be in force from and after the adjournment of the April term of said Stephenson county circuit court, except that the second section of this act shall take effect and be in force from and after the pascage of this act.

APPROVED March 26, 1869.

Act to take effect.

In force March AN ACT to change the time of holding court in the fifteenth judicial cir15, 1869.

cuit, and to regulate the qualification of jurors therein.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of

Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the Term changed time of the circuit court for the county of Adams, in the im. Adams coun. said state, now held for the disposition of criminal inatters

on the second Monday in the month of September, shall hereafter be commenced and held on the third Monday of said month in each year.

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Exemption from jury.

§ 2. That no person shall hereafter be exempt from serving as jurors in the circuit court of said circuit on account of being a member of any fire conspany or other association, unless such person shall at the time be a regular member of and actually perforins the duties required of the active members of the particular company or organization to whicb he may belong.

§ 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED March 15, 1869.

AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An act to fix the time of holding courts In force April

in the fifteenth judicial circuit, and to establish terms for the disposal of 9, 1869. criminal cases, and for other purposes," approved February 5, 1867.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Minois, represented in the General Assembly, That at each of the terms of the circuit court of Adams county, estab- Fees of clerk. lished by the act to which this is an amendment, to be exclusively held for and devoted to the trial and disposal of business of criminal nature, there shall be taxed against the unsuccessful party the following clerk's fees in each case or proceeding: For issuing capias 35 cents, subpena 35 cents, docketing 50 cents, each order 20 cents, calling and swearing jury 15 cents, swearing each witness 5 cents, affidavit 5 cents, filing each paper 5 cents, receiving and entering verdict 10 cents, final judgment 25 cente, making list of jurors 25 cents, swearing officer to take charge of jury 5 cents, issuing execution 40 cents, docketing execution 10 cents, entering sheriff's return on execution 10 cents, entering satisfaction of judgment 15 cents, entering appearance of attorney 10 cents, entering plaintiff's or defendant's appearance 5 cents, issuing attachment for witness 25 cents, making and entering bill of costs 30 cents, each certificate and seal 35 cents, taking and entering recognizance 30 cents, arraiguing prisoner 25 cents, copy of indictment 15 cents per one hundred words, entering discharge of recognizance 10 cents. copy of judgment of conviction to the penitentiary $1, issuing scire facias 15 cents for each one hundred words. There shall also be taxed against the unsuccessful party in each cause or proceeding at said criminal term of said court the following sheriff's fees: For serving each person with capias 50 cents, for serving each person with subpæna 25 cents, for serving each person with scire facias 75 cents, for serving each person with summons for contempt 50 cents, for serving each person with attachment in contempt of court 50 cents, for taking

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