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Misdemeanor bow punished.
§ 8. Any judge or inspector of election, and any elector to who said ballot shall be sent, who shall willfully neglect or refuse to perform any of the duties required of him by this act, or in any manner willfully violate or abuse any trust or duty hereby imposed on him, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction, shall be punished by fine not less than two hundred and fifty dollars, and by im
prisonment in the county jail not less than four months. Porjury punish'd $ 9. Every person who shall be guilty of willful and cor
rupt false swearing or affirming, in taking any oath or affirmation prescribed by this act, shall be adjudged guilty of willful and corrupt perjury; and every person who shall, knowingly and willfully, make or sign a false certificate to any instrument or affidavit authorized by this act, shall be deemed guilty of felony, and punished by imprisonment in the penitentiary not less than one year, nor more than five years.
§ 10. Every person who shall willfully deliver or present to the judges or inspectors of elections under this act, any forged, altered or changed ballot, envelope or instrument, required or provided for by this act, knowing the same to be so fvrged, altered or changed, or shall forge, alter or change, or cause to be procured, altered, forged or changed, or knowingly aid or assist in procuring or forwarding any forged, altered or changed ballot, envelope or instrument, required by the provisions of this act, shall be guilty of felony, and upon conviction, shall be punished by imprisonment in the penitentiary not less than one year, nor more than
three years. Acts applicable. 11. All provisions of the laws of this state relative to
general or special elections, not inconsistent with any of the
provisions of this act, shall apply thereto. Blanks, forms § 12. The secretary of state is hereby authorized and and envelopes. required to prepare and have printed, the necessary blanks,
furins and envelopes required to carry out the provisions of this act, and shall cause tlie affidavit required by the third section of this act to be printed in blank, upon proper envelopes, to contain the instrument required by the second section of this act, and shall, at least two months previous to any election for state or county officers, cause such blanks, forms, envelopes and copies of this act to be forwarded to the several regiments from this state in the service of the United States, in the field, and to the several hospitals, posts and naval stations, in sufficient quantity to furnish one copy of each blank form, envelope, and copy of this act to each person in the actual military service of the United States, in the arıny or navy thereof, from this state, and absent therefrom.
§ 13. Any officer of this state, or of the United States, in the army or navy thereof, or any other person who shall, directly or indirectly, control, or attempt to control, any such enlisted elector, in the exercise of any of his rights under this act, by menace, bribery, fear of punishment, hope of reward, or any other corrupt or arbitrary measure, or resort whatever, or to annoy, injure, or otherwise punish any such officer or man, for the manner in which he may have exercised any such right, shall be deemed guilty of an offense against the people of the state, which shall be punished as a Punishm at for
interfering with misdemeanor, and for which he may be indicted and tried voter. at any future time, when he may be found, within the limits of this state, and, upon conviction, he shall be imprisoned for a term not exceeding one year, and fined in a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars, and he shall also thenceforth be ineligible, after conviction thereof, to hold any office in this state.
§ 14. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
APPROVED February 16, 1865.
AN ACT to prevent enlistments in this state of persons as substitutes for In force i cb. 16, citizens of other states.
linois shall not
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Feople of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That it shall not be lawful for any substitute broker, substitute agent, or Substitutes of Ilother person, engaged or in any manner concerned in en- be used for othlisting men or procuring enlistments in the United States er states. service, to enlist or procure the enlistment of any person within this state, with the object, design or purpose of having or procuring said enlisted person to become the substitute of any person not a citizen of this state ; and the procurement of all such enlistments within this state, with such objects, designs or purposes, are hereby declared to be high misdemeanors; and all persons engaged in such business, their aiders, abettors, counselors and advisers, shall be subject to indictment, and punished as hereinafter prescribed. § 2. No person within the limits of this state shall enlist License of substi
tute broker. any person as a substitute for another, or induce such enlistment, or be engaged or concerned in the same, unless he shall have procured from the proper authorities a license as substitute broker or agent, and shall have executed bond and taken the oath, as hereinafter provided.
§ 3. Every person desiring to engage in the busi iess of Adjt. General to enlisting or procuring substitutes for others, in the United States' service, shall pay into the hands of the auuitor of state one hundred dollars, which sum shall be paid by said auditor over to the treasurer; and, upon said sum being paid to said auditor, the party shall take a receipt therefor, and, upon presenting the same to the adjutant general of
Oath of broker.
this state, he shall receive a license as substitute broker, for Bond of broker. one year, from the date thereof; and, thereupon, he shall
execute bond to the people of the state of Illinois, in the penalty of five thousand dollars, conditioned that he will faithfully conform to all laws in force in this state pertaining to said business : which bond, with approved security there. to, shall be filed with the secretary of state; and, or breach of the condition thereof, suit may be instituted in the circuit court of Sangamon county, Illinois, and process sent to any
county in this state, against said obligors. Registry of sub
$ 4. All persons enlisted by any agent or substitute broker, in this state, under and by virtue of his said license, shall be registered by said agent in his office, and a complete descriptive roll of such enlisted person shall be kept by said agent, and he shall, also, note the name and residence
of the person for whom said enlisted man may have been subMonthly reports stituted; and on the last day of each month said agent shall to Adjt. Gen'l. transmit a full and complete report for all such enlistments
during the said month, made by him, and for whom substituted, to the office of the adjutant general of this state; and, on failure so to do, shall be adjudged guilty of a high misdemeanor, and shall be punished as hereinafter provided.
§ 5. Each substitute agent or broker, after procuring said license and executing said bond, shall, before he enters on the action of his agency, make oath, before any person authorized by law to administer the same, that he will faithfully abide by and conform to the laws of this state and all orders of the lawful authorities made relative to enlistments in the United States' service, and that he will especially conform to and abide by the provisions of this act, in letter and spirit. And
any person violating their said oath shall be deemed guil
ty of perjury, and may be indicted and punished accordingly. Oath indorsed. The oatń herein required shall be indorsed upon the license
issued to said agent, and a certificate of the same shall be forwarded, to be filed in the office of the adjutant general of this state.
§ 6. The license hereby authorized to be granted shall be in force for one year, and no longer; and any person violating the same, or any provisions of this law, may be indicted in the proper county, and, on conviction, shall be fined not less than five hundred dollars for each offence, and imprisoned one year in the county jail, and shall, besides, forfeit said license, and be liable on their bond, if they have given one.
APPROVED February 16, 1865.
Term of license.
AN ACT in relation to fees of state's attorneys.
In force Feb. 14,
1865. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the state's attorneys of this state shall be allowed, for each con- Fee of state's atviction, where the crime is punished by death or confine- tori ment in the penitentiary, fifteen dollars; and for all other convictions the state's attorney's fee shall be five dollars.
82. There shall be allowed to said state's attorneys ten Per centage at per cent. of all fines and forfeitures collected; which sum, together with the conviction fees that cannot be collected from the parties convicted, shall be paid out of the fines and forfeited recognizances collected : Provided, that the above conviction fees shall be paid to the state's attorney of the seventh judicial circuit in the manner now provided by law.
§ 3. The provisions of this act shall be applicable to the Act applicable to prosecuting attorney of the court of common pleas of the city Forneys of Cairo.
§ 4. This act sh:ll be in force from and after its passage. APPROVED February 14, 1865.
fond to policea" filing eaalin his officalso, he short co
AN ACT in relation to the fees of the secretary of state.
In force Feb. 16,
1865. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That there shall be allowed to the secretary of state a fee of one dollar Fee on Justices' for each and every commission issued to justices of the peace and to police magistrates; also, the sum of one dollar for Fee on articlea receiving and filing each article of association or consolidation required to be filed in his office under the provisions of any general or special law; and, also, he shall be allowed Fees per follo. twenty cents a folio of one hundred words for copies of all bills or other papers which he may be required to make.
§ 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
APPROVED February 16, 1865.
AN ACT in relation to the fees of certain officers in certain counties therein In force Feb. 16,
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the salaries, fees and compensation of the persons hereinafter named, in the counties hereinafter named, shall be as follows:
CLERKS' FEES IN THE CIRCUIT COURT.
Clerks' sees cir. $ 2. For each capias, subpæna, or other process, not
herein expressly namned, and sealing same, fifty cents: Provided, that only one subpæna shall be charged for every four witnesses, unless actually made out on request, in writing; for filing each paper in the progress of a suit, and appertaining to the same, excepting papers on appeals from justices of the peace, ten cents; for filing papers on appeals from justices of the peace, taking appeal bond and issuing subpoenas thereon, one dollar; for taking bond for costs, approving and filing same, twenty-five cents; for filing and opening each deposition, ten cents; for docketing each suit, twenty cents; for entering each motion, order or rule of court, for a continuance, default or to plead, or any order actually entered, twenty-five cents; for each discontinuance, retraxit or non suit, twenty-five cents; for each dedimus to take depositions, one dollar; for bringing into court any particular record of a suit, matter or thing not properly before the court, twenty cents; for calling and swearing each jury, twenty-five cents; for swearing each witness in court, ten cents; for swearing any person to an affidavit and filing same, twenty-five cents; for receiving and entering the verdict of a jury, twenty cents; for entering each final judgment in a case, twenty-five cents ; for entering each decree in chancery, for every one hundred words, fifteen cents; for indexing each case entered upon the records of the court, ten cents; for issuing each writ of habeas corpus, certiorari or procedendo, fifty cents; for assessing the damages on any bond, note or other instrument for the payment of money by order of court, and making report thereof in writing, and filing same, fifty cents; for entering special bail of record, in each case, twentyfive cents; for making list of jurors, when requested, twenty cents; for swearing constable, to take charge of jury, ten cents; for issuing execution, fifty cents; for docketing same, fifteen cents; for entering sheriff's return on same, fifteen cents; for entering satisfaction of judgment, twenty-five cents; for entering satisfaction of each cost bill, ten cents; for entering the report of commissioners or referees, or the award of arbitrators, and all other special entries, for every one hundred words, fifteen cents; for each certificate and seal other than on process of court, fifty cents; for taking attachment bond, injunction bond or bond in case of appeal to supreme court, seventy-five cents; for entering appearance of either party or attorney, (but once in each case,) fifteen cents; for each attachment for a witness, or other person, fifty cents; for each venire facias, when actually made out, fifty cents; for making bill of cost for each execution, and entering the same of record in fee book, (being one charge,) fifty cents; for a copy of the same when required by either party, twen