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Perry and Alexander, and to the judge of the third and twenty-sixth circuits.

5. This act shall be in force from and after its passage. APPROVED February 16, 1865.

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In force Feb. 10, AN ACT to change the times of holding courts in the twenty-seventh judicial circuit, and to attach certain counties thereto, and to fix the times for holding courts therein, and for other purposes.

counties attach

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the Coles and Edgar Counties of Coles and Edgar shall be and the same are ed to 27th cir- hereby attached to, and shall, on and after the passage of this act, form a part of the twenty-seventh judicial circuit. § 2. That, after the passage of this act, the times of holding courts in the twenty-seventh judicial circuit shall

cuit.

Time of court.

Douglas county.

Edgar.

Champaign.

Coles.
Vermilion.

Ford.

After courts are held as above.

be as follows:

In the county of Douglas, on the first Tuesday of February, in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and sixtyfive.

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

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

In the county of Coles, on the third Tuesday thereafter In the county of Vermilion, on the third Tuesday thereafter.

In the county of Ford, on the third Tuesday thereafter. And that, after the courts are held in the twenty-seventh judicial circuit as above provided for, the times of holding Time of courts. courts in said twenty-seventh judicial circuit shall be as

Douglas county.

Vermilion,

Champaign.

Coles.

Edgar.

Ford.

All process valid

follows:

In the county of Douglas, on the first Tuesdays in September and February of each year.

In the county of Vermilion, on the second Tuesdays thereafter.

In the county of Champaign, on the third Tuesdays thereafter.

In the county of Coles, on the third Tuesdays thereafter. In the county of Edgar, on the third Tuesdays thereafter. In the county of Ford, on the third Tuesdays thereafter. § 3. That all recognizances, writs and process, which under this act. have been or may be issued and made returnable to the terms of court in the several counties in this act mentioned as heretofore required to be holden, shall be deemed and taken to be returnable to the terms of court in said counties as required to be holden under and by this act; and all no

tices, by publication or otherwise, which may have been given with reference to the terms of court in said counties as heretofore required to be holden, shall, by force of this act, refer to the terms of said court as required to be holden

ing, how dis

by this act; and all proceedings pending in any of said Proc'dings pendcourts in said counties shall be taken up and disposed of posed of. according to law, as if no alteration had been made in the times of holding courts in said counties.

rect where no

§ 4. That in all cases, both in law and equity, in which it shall become necessary, under the existing laws of this state or the rules of court, to give notice, by publication, of any matter in reference to any suit pending or about to be commenced in any of said courts in said counties in this act mentioned, the party or parties, or the attorney or attorneys Parties may diof record of the party for whose use or about whose instance tice shall be the same is or are made, shall have power to control and published. direct said publication or notice, and to direct in what newspaper the same shall be published: Provided, that said Proviso. notice or notices shall be made in some newspaper as now provided by law; and it shall be the duty of the clerks of Duty of clerks the court and the sheriffs of the several counties in this act and sheriffs. mentioned, to make publication in such newspaper as is so designated by said attorney or attorneys; and any notice or notices required to be published by law, that are not pub- be void. lished in conformity with the provisions of this act, are hereby declared to be inoperative and void.

When notice to

send copies to

§ 5. The secretary of state shall, immediately after the Sec'y of state to passage of this act, transmit to the clerks of the circuit clerks. courts of the several counties composing the twenty-seventh judicial circuit, as aforementioned in this act, a certified copy of this act.

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

APPROVED February 10, 1865.

AN ACT to regulate the practice in the circuit court of DuPage county, in In force Feb. 16, the twenty-eighth judicial circuit.

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by

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That judgments by confession may be entered in said court at any Judgment time in vacation, before the clerk, by filing the proper be entered in papers with the clerk; and such judgments shall have the vacation. same force and effect, from the time of entry, as if entered

in term time.

§ 2. This act to take effect from and after its passage. APPROVED February 16, 1865.

confession may

In force Feb. 16, AN ACT to change the time of holding courts in the county of DuPage, in the 28th judicial circuit.

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SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the fall Fall term DuPage term of the circuit court in and for the county of DuPage,

county.

in the 28th judicial circuit, shall hereafter be held on the third Monday of September, instead of the third Monday in November, as is now provided by law.

§ 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage. APPROVED February 16, 1865.

In force Feb. 16, AN ACT to regulate the terms of the circuit court of Will county, and for other purposes.

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nually of Will

uary, May and

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Three terms an- Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That, hereafcounty, the first ter, there shall, in each year, be held three terms of the Monday of Jan- circuit court of Will county, as follows, viz: One commenOctober. cing on the first Monday of January, one commencing on May term of the the first Monday of May, and one commencing on the first court discontin- Monday of October; and the May term of the circuit court of Grundy county is hereby discontinued.

Grundy circuit

ued.

No jury for May term.

All process valid

§ 2. No grand or petit jury shall be summoned for the May term; but said term shall be held exclusively for the transaction of chancery business, the hearing of motions, the settlement of issues, and for taking defaults.

83. All the processes, suits and proceedings which have under this act. been or hereafter may be made returnable to the March term of said court, as now provided by law, shall be taken, deemed and held to be returnable to the May term herein established.

Conflicting laws repealed.

§ 4. All laws and parts of laws in conflict or inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.

This act shall be in force from and after its passage.
APPROVED February 16, 1865.

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In force Feb. 16, AN ACT to change the time of holding the September term of the circuit court, in the county of Kendall, in the ninth judicial circuit, in the state of Illinois.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That, hereaf ter, the fall term of said court shall be held on Tuesday

court Kendall

after the first Monday in September, each year, and that Fall term circuit the January term of said court be and the same is hereby county. dispensed with.

2. This act to be in force from and after its passage. APPROVED February 16, 1865.

January term dispensed with.

AN ACT to change the time of holding the June term of the Winnebago In force Feb. 6, county circuit court.

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SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, And it is hereby enacted, as follows: The June term of the circuit June term of the court for the county of Winnebago, shall commence on the Winnebago co. first Monday of June, in each year, instead of the day now appointed by law.

circuit court of

jurors

when summon

2. One panel of petit jurors, to serve for the said term, Petit shall be summoned to appear on the second Monday thereof. ed. § 3. All recognizances, writs and process, which may All process rehave been made returnable to the next June term of the under this act. said circuit court, as now established by law, shall be deemed and taken to be returnable to the next June term thereof

as fixed by this act.

§ 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after the day of its passage.

APPROVED February 6, 1865.

turnable valid

AN ACT giving circuit courts concurrent jurisdiction with incorporated In force Feb. 16, towns and cities, and punish violations of the liquor law by indictment.

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have concur

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That hereafter in all cases of violation of the laws of this state prohibiting Circuit courts to the sale of spirituous liquors without license, the circuit rent jurisdiccourts of the state shall have concurrent jurisdiction with tin with cities the authorities of incorporated towns and cities, and every Violators liable person so offending shall be liable to indictment as provided by law.

§ 2. This act shall be in force from and after its passage. APPROVED February 16, 1865.

to indictment.

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In force May 18, AN ACT to amend an act entitled "An act to regulate practice in the courts of the county of Kane and state of Illinois," approved February 14, 1863, and to repeal certain sections therein.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That section Bec. 1 amended. One of the act entitled an act to regulate practice in the courts of the county of Kane and state of Illinois, approved February 14th, 1863, be and the same is hereby so amended Jury fee not re- as that the juror's fee of three dollars therein provided for quired in ad- shall not be required to be paid in advance, before the docketing of a suit taking an appeal or change of venue, but in all suits pending or to be commenced in said courts at law, Jury fee, how a jury fee of three dollars shall be taxed against the unsuc cessful party, to be collected as other costs.

vance.

taxed.

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§ 2. Sections three, four and five of the above recited act are hereby repealed.

APPROVED February 16, 1865.

In force May 18, AN ACT to extend the jurisdiction of courts of chancery in cases of fore.

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balance of debt,

issue.

closure of mortgages.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That in all foreclo- decrees hereafter to be made in suits in equity directing sure of mortga- foreclosure of mortgages in any of the courts of the state of Illinois having jurisdiction as courts of chancery, a decree Decree may be may be rendered for any balance of money that may be rendered for found due to the complainant over and above the proceeds and execution of the sale or sales, and execution may issue for the collection of such balance, the same as when the decree is solely for the payment of money; and such decree may be renConditional de- dered conditionally at the time of decreeing the foreclosure, or it may be rendered after the sale and the ascertainment of the balance due, provided that such execution shall issue only in cases where personal service shall have been had upon the defendant or defendants in such suits. APPROVED February 16, 1865.

decree.

In force Feb. 16, AN ACT to amend section six of an act entitled "An act to amend an act 1865.

entitled 'An act to establish the Cook county court,'" approved February 21, A. D. 1845, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That all

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