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§ 7. In case of the violation of any injunction or order of abatement issued under the provisions of this Act, the court in term time, or a judge in vacation, may summarily try and punish the offender for his contempt of court. The hearing may be had upon affidavits, or either party may demand the production and oral examination of witnesses.

$ 8. If the owner of such building or apartment, or such place shall appear and pay all costs which may have been assessed, and shall file a bond with sureties to be approved by the clerk, in the penal sum of not less than one thousand dollars nor more than five thousand dollars, conditioned that such owner will immediately abate such nuisance and prevent such a nuisance from being established or maintained therein within a period of one year thereafter, the court shall vacate such decree and order of abatement, so far as the same may relate to such building or apartment, or such place, and shall also vacate the order directing the sale of the movable property. The release herein provided for shall not release such property from any judgment, lien, penalty, or liability to which it may be otherwise subject by law.

§ 9. Whenever a fine or costs shall be assessed under the provisions of this Act against the owner of any property herein declared to be a public nuisance, such fine or costs shall constitute a lien upon such property to the extent of the interest of such owner, and an order of execution shall issue thereon.

§ 10. If any lessee or occupant shall use leased premises for the purpose of lewdness, assignation, or prostitution, or shall permit them to be used for any of such purposes, the lease or contract for letting such premises shall, at the option of the lessor, become void, and the owner may have the like remedy to recover possession thereof as against a tenant holding over after the expiration of his term.

§ 11. If any clause, sentence, paragraph, or part of this Act shall for any reason be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair, or invalidate the remainder of this Act, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered.

APPROVED June 22nd, 1915.

INMATE HOUSE OF ILL-FAME.

$ 1. Amends Act of 1874 by adding section 578-1. $ 578-1. Being inmate of house of ill-fame or solio

iting in street. (HOUSE BILL No. 164. APPROVED JUNE 23, 1915.) An Act to amend an Act entitled, An Act to revise the law in relation

to criminal jurisprudence," approved March 27, 1874, in force July 1, 1874, by adding thereto additional section to be known as section 570-1.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That an Act entitled, "An Act to revise the law in relation to criminal jurisprudence," approved March 27, 1874, in force July 1, 1874, be amended by adding thereto additional section to be known as section 57a-1, as follows:

§ 57a-1. Whoever is an inmate of a house of ill-fame or assignation, or place for the practice of fornication or prostitution or lewdness, or who shall solicit to prostitution in any street, alley, park or other place in any city, village or incorporated town in this state, shall be fined not exceeding two hundred dollars, or imprisoned in the county jail or house of correction for a period of not more than one (1) year, or both.

APPROVED June 23d, 1915.

MATTRESSES AND QUILTS-MANUFACTURE AND SALE. § 1. Use of second hand materials prohibited. $ 3. May renovate for own use-materials must

be sterilized. 2. Must be plainly tagged showing materials used and name of manufacturer.

$ 4. Penalty.

(HOUSE BILL No. 704. APPROVED JUNE 29, 1915.)

An Act to regulate the making, remaking and renovation of mattrasses

[mattresses], quilts, or bed comforters, and regulating the sale thereof, and providing a punishment for a violation thereof.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That no person shall use, either in whole or in part, in the making of any mattrass [mattress), quilt, or bed comforter any second hand cotton, cotton-felt, hair, wool, shoddy, excelsior or kapoc[k], or any other soft material which has been made second hand by use about the person; nor shall any person sell, or offer to expose for sale, or be in the possession or with intent to sell, or deliver any mattrass [mattress), quilt, or bed comforter, in which has been used, in the making, either in whole or in part, any second hand cotton, cottonfelt, hair, wool, shoddy, excelsior or kapoc[k] or any other soft material which has been made second hand by previous use in or about the person.

$ 2. No person shall sell, or offer or expose for sale, or be in the possession of, with intent to sell or deliver, any mattrass [mattress], quilt or bed comforter which has not plainly written or printed thereon upon a cloth or permanent tag, securely fastened to the outside covering thereof, a statement in English language setting forth the kind of material used for filling and the proportion of each kind of material, if more than one kind of material is used, together with the name of the manufacturer or vendor.

§ 3. Nothing herein shall prohibit any person from remaking or renovating, or employing others to remake or renovate for him, any mattrass (mattress], quilt, or bed comforter for his own use, but all material used for filling in the remaking or renovating of any mattrass [mattress), quilt, or bed comforter, together with the cover thereof, shall be first sterilized and all such remade or renovated mattrasses (mattresses], quilts, or bed comforters shall have plainly written or printed thereon upon a cloth or permanent tag, securely fastened to the outside covering thereof, a statement in English language, setting forth that the same has been renovated or remade, and that the contents and cover have been sterilized, together with the name and address of the person by whom such sterilizing and remaking or renovating was performed.

§ 4. Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this Act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall

be fined for each offense in the sum of not less than $25.00 nor more than $100.00.

APPROVED June 29th, 1915.

PAROLE SYSTEM-LIFE TERM PRISONERS. § 1. Amends section 4, Act of 1899.

$ 4. As amended, adds provision for parole

of life term prisoners who have served for a period of not less than

twenty years. (SENATE BILL No. 179. APPROVED JUNE 24, 1915.) An Act to amend an Act entitled, “An Act to revise the law in relation

to the sentence and commitment of persons convicted of crime, and providing for a system of parole, and to provide compensation for the officers of said system of parole," approved April 21, 1899, in force July 1, 1899.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That an Act entitled, “An Act to revise the law in relation to the sentence and commitment of persons convicted of crime, and providing for a system of parole, and to provide compensation for the officers of said system of parole," approved April 21, 1899, in force July 1, 1899, be and the same is hereby amended by amending section four (4) thereof so that the said section four (4) when amended shall read as follows:

§ 4. The said Board of Pardons shall have power to establish rules and regulations under which prisoners in the penitentiary may be allowed to go upon parole outside of the penitentiary building and en

Prisoners heretofore or hereafter sentenced to life imprisonment or for a definite term longer than twenty years may in the discretion of the State Board of Pardons be paroled in like manner as prisoners otherwise sentenced: Provided, that no life convict shall be paroled who has served less than twenty (20) years; and, provided, that persons sentenced to a term less than a life term and more than twenty-five years, shall be eligible to parole after serving for a time equal to such term after the allowances made for good behavior; and provided, that no prisoner shall be released from either penitentiary on parole until the State Board of Pardons or the warden of said penitentiary shall have made arrangements, or shall have satisfactory evidence that arrangements have been made, for his honorable and useful employment while upon parole, in some suitable occupation, and also for a proper and suitable home, free from criminal influences and without expense to the State: And provided, further, that all prisoners so temporarily released upon parole shall, at all times, until the receipt of their final discharge, be considered in the legal custody of the warden of the penitentiary from which they were paroled, and shall during the said time, be considered as remaining under conviction for the crime of which they were convicted and sentenced, and subject at any time to be taken back within the enclosure of said penitentiary, and full power to enforce such rules and regulations and to re-take and re-imprison any inmate so upon parole, is hereby conferred upon the warden of said penitentiary whose order or writ certified by the clerk of said penitentiary, with the seal of the institution attached, and directed to all sheriffs, coroners, constables,

police officers, or to any particular person named in said order or writ, shall be sufficient warrant for the officer or other person named therein to authorize said officer or person to arrest and deliver to the warden of said penitentiary the body of the conditionally released or paroled prisoner named in said writ and it is hereby made the duty of all sheriffs, coroners, constables, police officers or other persons named therein to execute said order or writ the same as other criminal process. In case any prisoner so conditionally released or paroled shall flee beyond the limit of the State, he may be returned pursuant to the provisions of the law of this State relating to fugitives from justice. It shall be the duty of the warden, immediately upon the return of any conditionally released or paroled prisoner, to make report of the same to the State Board of Pardons, giving the reasons for the return of said paroled prisoner. Provided, further, that the State Board of Pardons may, in its discretion, permit any prisoner to temporarily and conditionally depart from such penitentiary on parole, and go to some county in the State named and there remain within the limits of the county and not to depart from the same without written authority from said board, for such length of time as the board may determine, and upon the further condition that such prisoner shall, during the time of his parole, be and continuously remain a law-abiding citizen of industrious and temperate habits, and report to the sheriff of the county on the first day of each month, giving a particular account of his conduct during the month, and it shall be the duty of such sheriff to investigate such report and ascertain what has been the habits and conduct of such prisoner during the time covered by such report and to transmit such report upon blanks furnished him by the warden of the penitentiary to said warden within five days after the receipt of such prisoner's report, adding to such report the sheriff's statement as to the truth of the report so made to him by the prisoner. It shall also be the duty of such sheriff to keep secret the fact that such prisoner is a paroled prisoner, and in no case divulge such fact to any person or persons so long as said prisoner obeys the terms and conditions of his parole.

APPROVED June 24th, 1915.

PROBATION SYSTEM-ACT OF 1911 AMENDED. § 1. Amends sections 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 12, 13 and 14,

§ 7. Discharge or extension of probation Act of 1911.

period. $ 2. Who may be admitted to probation

8 9. Probation officers appointment-when delendant may be re

qualifications-bond-removal. leased whether or not he, previously, has been convicted of crime.

$ 12. Duties of probation officers. 3. Before granting request court shall

$ 13. Chief probation officers, dutiesrequire investigation of case of de

records kept-equipment and fendant-exception-when appli

supplies—clerical assistants- sal. cation granted judge to enter order

aries. continuing cause--jurisdiction.

$ 14. Compensation of probation officer $ 4. Release on probation upon what

-traveling and other expenses. conditions.

(HOUSE BILL No. 163. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1915.) An Act to amend sections 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 12, 13 and 14 of an Act entitled,

“An Act providing for a system of probation, for the appointment and compensation of probation officers, and authorizing the suspension of final judgment and the imposition of sentence upon persons found guilty of certain defined crimes and offenses, and legalizing their ultimate discharge without punishment," approved June 10, 1911, in force July 1, 1911.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That sections 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 12, 13 and 14 of an Act entitled “An Act providing for a system of probation for the appointment and compensation of probation officers and authorizing the suspension of final judgment and the imposition of sentence upon persons found guilty of certain defined crimes and offenses, and legalizing their ultimate discharge without punishment," approved June 10, 1911, in force July 1, 1911, be and the same hereby are, amended so as to read as follows:

§ 2. Any defendant, not previously convicted of a crime, greater than a misdemeanor, petit larceny and embezzlement excepted who has entered a plea of guilty or has been found guilty by the verdict of a jury or by the finding of a court of a violation of a municipal ordinance or of any criminal offense except murder, manslaughter, rape, kidnapping, wilful and corrupt perjury or subornation of perjury, arson, larceny and embezzlement where the amount taken or converted exceeds two hundred dollars ($200) in value, incest, burglary of an inhabited dwelling house, conspiracy in any form or any of the acts made an offense under the election laws of this State, may, in the discretion of the judge hearing the case, after entry of judgment, and nothing remains to be done by the court except to pronounce sentence, be admitted to probation according to the provisions of this Act.

Provided, that in the case of a violation of "An Act to provide for the punishment of persons responsible for or directly promoting, or contributing to, the conditions that render a child dependent, neglected or delinquent, and to provide for suspension of sentence and release on probation in such cases,” or of “An Act making it a misdemeanor to abandon and willfully neglect to provide for the support and maintenance by any person of his wife, or of his or her minor children, in destitute or necessitous circumstances,” the defendant in the discretion of the court may be released on probation whether or not he previously has been convicted of a crime or has made request for probation.

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