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bail in each criminal case when required by law 75 cents: for returning each writ or process as aforesaid 10 cents, mileage for each mile of necessary travel to serve any such writ or process as aforesaid, calculating from the place of holding the court to the place of residence of the defendant, witness, or person served, or place of service, 5 cents each way, and for dieting each prisoner per day 80 cents.

§ 2. It shall be the duty of the clerk of said court, in addition to the duties now required of him by law, at the end of each of said criminal terms of said court, to make out and certify to the board of supervisors of said county of Adams a true and specific statement of the costs in each cause or proceeding to which he is entitled, and also a like statement of the costs to which the sheriff of said county is entitled by the terms of this act; and the board of supervisors of the said county shall, on receiving such statement of the costs, allow and pay to the said clerk the amount of his said fees out of any money in the county treasury, not exceeding the sum of five hundred dollars annually; and the said board of supervisors shall also, on receiving such certificate, allow and pay to the said sheriff the amount of his said fees out of the county treasury, not exceeding the sum of eight hundred dollars annually, exclusive of the amount due him for dieting prisoners.

$ 3. All laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

$ 4. This act to take effect and be in force from and

after its passage.

APPROVED April 9, 1869.

In force April AN ACT to repeal an act entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An 17, 1869. act to fix the time of holding court in the fifteenth judicial circuit, and

establishing terms for the disposal of criminal cases, and for other purposes,' approved February 5, 1867," approved April 9, 1869.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Minois, represented in the General Assembly, That an act to amend an act to fix the time of holding courts in the fifteenth judicial circuit, and establish terms for the disposal of criminal cases, and for other purposes, approved February 5, 1867, approved April 9, 1869, be and the same is hereby repealed.

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

APPROVED April 17, 1869.

Jan.

AN ACT to change the times of holding courts in the sixteenth judicial In force

circuit, and relating to the practice therein.

13, 1869.

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SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That, hereafter, the times of holding the circuit courts in the county Time of holdof Peoria shall be as follows: The first term thereof shall ing courts. be held on the second Monday in the month of February, A. D. 1869, as heretofore required by law, and, thereafter, on the first Mondays of the months of January, March, May, September and November, in each and every year: Provided, that the March term, A. D. 1869, shall be dispensed with; and the first term to be held after the said February term, A. D. 1869, sball be on the first Monday of May following.

§ 2. That the times of holding the circuit courts in the Stark county. county of Stark shall, hereafter, be on the first Mondays of April and October, in each and every year.

& 3. That the first week of the terms of the circuit court Peoria county. to be held in the county of Peoria shall be devoted to receiving bills of indictment from the grand jury and the transaction and disposing of any matter appertaining to civil or criminal business, which may or can be done witbont impanneling of a petit jury.

4. That petit juries shall be summoned, as now pro- Juries vided by law, for the second and third weeks of each and moned. every term of the circuit court to be held in said Peoria county; and the judge of said court may, during term time, if he deems it necessary, order a venire for a special petit jury for any subsequent week of any term.

§ 5. That all recognizances taken in any criminal cases, or process of any kind, returnable to the April term, A. D. 1869, as heretofore provided by law, of the circuit court of said Peoria county, whether said recognizances be taken before a justice of the peace, sheriff, or the circuit court of said county, or before any officer or officers authorized by law to take recognizances, shall be taken, deemed and made returnable to the term of said court, to be held on the second Monday of the month of February, A. D. 1869. And the Grand jurors. grand jury selected by the board of supervisors of said county, for the said April term, A. D. 1869, shall be considered as selected for the said Febrnary term, A. D. 1869, and shall be summoned accordingly; and the summoning and attendance of the petit jurors for the said April term, A. D. 1869, is hereby dispensed with. § 6. That all recognizances, writs and process, which Returnable to

April term. have been or may hereafter be issued or taken and made returnable to the May term, A. D. 1869, of the circnit court of said Stark county, as heretofore required by law, shall be deemed and taken to be returnable to the April term,

Return of process.

county.

A. D.-1869, of said court, as required to be held onder

this act. Juries for Stark 8 7. That it shall be the duty of the clerk of the county

court of said Stark county, to call a meeting of the board of supervisors of said county, to select grand and petit jurors for the April terın, A. D. 1869, of the circuit court of said county.

$ 8. That it shall be the duty of the circuit judge, at each term of the circuit court held in said Peoria county, when any regular panel for a petit jury shall be filled, to ascertain whether any of the personis called or summoned as jurors have served on a jury in any court of record in the state, at any term begun and held within one year, and to discharge from the panel and for the term any such per

sons who have so served. Chancery cases. $ 9. That the circuit court of said Peoria county shall

be deemed and considered as always open for the hearing of all matters and applications on the chancery side thereof, at chambers, and the granting of all such orders as may he required or necessary in the practice of said court.

And the judge of said court shall have power, in vacation, to enter any final order or decree in any suit in chancery, in said county, on the final hearing or disposition of any snch case, or any cause heard in term time and taken under advisement; which order or decree shall have the same force and effect as when made in term time. And appeals shall be allowed and writs of error may be prosecuted thereon, in the same manner as if such decree or order had been made and entered at a regular term of said court.

§ 10. That the judge of said court shall have full power to establish all such rules of practice, at law or in equity, as he may deem necessary, to expedite the business of said

court. Secretary to $ 11. That, immediately on the passage of this act, the transmit copies.

secretary of state make two certified copies thereof, and send one of the same to the clerk of the county court of said Peoria county and the other to the clerk of the county court of said Stark county; and that the said clerk shall cause the same to be published in a newspaper published in their respective counties; and that the fees of the secretary of state for making such copies, as well as the expense of publishiog said act, shall be paid by the respective coun. ties; and the clerk of the county court of each of said counties is hereby authorized to draw an order on the treasurer for the same.

12. That this act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED January 13, 1969.

AN ACT to change the time of holding courts in the seventeenth judicial In force Januacircuit, and concerning jurors in said circuit, and regulatiog publi

ry 27, 1969. cations.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the Times of holdterms of the circuit courts of the counties composing said ing coiirts. judicial circuit shall hereafter be held therein as follows:

SPRING TERMS.

In the county of Piatt, on the first Tuesday in February.

In the connty of Shelby, on the second Tuesday thereafter.

In the county of Macon, on the second Monday there. after.

In the county of Fayette, on the fifth Tuesday thereafter.

In the county of Champaign, on the second Tuesday thereafter.

In the county of Moultrie, on the fourth Tuesday thereafter.

In the county of Ford, ou the second Tuesday therealter.

SUMMER TERMS.

In the county of Fayette, on the third Monday in July. In the county of Macui, on the first Monday thereatter.

In the county of Champaign, on the fifth Tuesday thereafter.

FALL TERM8.

In the county of Piatt, on the first Tuesday in September.

In the county of Shelby, on the first Tuesday thereafter.

In the county of Ford, on the second Tuesday thereafter.

In the county of Moultrie, on the first Tuesday thereafter.

In the county of Fayette, on the first Tuesday thereafter.

In the county of Champaign, on the second Tuesday thereafter.

In the county of Macon, on the fourth Tuesday thereafter,

Return of process.

§ 2. All writs, subpænas, recognizances and other process, which may have been or may be issued and made returnable to the terms of the circuit courts in said counties, as heretofore required to be holden, shall be deemed and taken to be returnable to said terms of the circuit court in said counties, as herein required to be holden. And all notices which may have been given, either by publication or otherwise, with reference to the terms, as heretofore required to be holden, shall, by force of this act, refer to the terms of the court required to be held under this act in said counties. And all proceedings pending in said courts shall be taken up and proceeded with as if no alteration

had been made in the times of holding said courts. Champaign co. $ 3. The said summer term of court, to be held in

Champaign county, shall be exclusively held for and devoted to the trial of chancery causes, and to the entry of defaults and rendering judgment upon the same, and the making up of issues in common law causes, and the trial of each common law causes as the parties may agree to try; and no grand or petit jury shall be summoned for such term unless ordered by the judge, which may be done

in term time or in vacation. Fayette-grand § 4. No grand jury shall be summoned for the summer

term of the circuit court to be held in Fayette county, unless ordered by the judge, which may be done in term time

or in vacation. Petit jury. § 5. It shall be the duty of said court, in each of the

counties in said circuit, when a panel for a petit jury is filled, to ascertain whether any of the persons summoned or called as jurors have served on a jury in a court of record in said county within one year; and in case such person has served on a jury in a court of record within one year, to discharge him for the term.

The attorneys and counselors at law in said district shall have the right to direct the circuit clerks and sheriff's therein in what newspapers notices of publications and of sales on executions, in all cases controlled by them, shall be made; and any disregard of said instruction shall make such clerk or sheriff personally liable for the cost of

the publication of the sanie. Secretary to $27. It shall be the duty of the secretary of state to furtransmit copies.

nish the circuit clerks of the several counties named in this act with a copy of the same.

$ 8. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED January 27, 1869.

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