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Probate Courts shall keep their offices at the court house of their reSpective counties, and shall keep their offices open and attend to the duties thereof from 8 o'clock a.m. to 5 o'clock p. m. of each working day, except legal holidays: Provided, that in counties of seventy thousand population or over the clerks of the courts herein named shall keep their offices open and attend to the duties thereof during such hours on each day, and on such days as may be ordered by the rule of the court in such county, which rule may be changed from time to time as the judge or judges of said court may see fit. APPROVED June 28, 1919.

FORM AND COST OF PUBLICATIONS. § 1. Publications defined—rate. § 2. Repeals Act of 1877. (House BILL No. 462. APPRoved JUNE 23, 1919.)

AN ACT in relation to the form and cost of publications required by law, or by order or rule of court, and to repeal an Act entitled, “An Act firing the rate of advertising by the State and providing for the payment of the same,” approved May 21, 1877, in force July 1, 1877. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by he People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That when any notice, advertisemont, proclamation, statement, proposal, ordinance or proceedings of an official body or board or any other matter or material is required by law or by the order or rule of any court to be published in any newspaper, the face of type in which such publication shall be made shall be the same as the body type used in the classified advertising in the newsPaper in which such publication is made. The minimum reasonable rate shall be ten cents per line for each insertion. A standard measure of thirteen ems pica shall constitute a line. § 2. An Act entitled, “An Act fixing the rate of advertising by the State, and providing for the payment of the same,” approved May 31, 1877, in force July 1, 1877, is hereby repealed. APPROVED June 23, 1919.

JURY COMMISSIONERS.

§ 1. Amends sections 4 and 6. Act of § 6. Compensation — number 1887. of assistants.

$ 4. Selecting names for .
jurors.

(House BILL No. 216. Approv Ed JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend an Act entitled. “An Act to authorize judges of courts of record to appoint jury commissioners and prescribing their powers and duties,” approved June 15, 1887, in force July 1, 1887, as amended by an Act approved June 9, 1897, in force July 1, 1897, and as further amended by an Act approved and in force April 24, 1899, by amending sections four (4) and sir (6). 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 authorize judges of courts of record to appoint jury commissioners and prescribing their powers and duties,” approved June 5, 1887, and in force July 1, 1887, as amended by an Act approved June 9, 1897, in force July 1, 1897, and as further amended by an Act approved and in force April 24, 1899, be and the same is hereby amended by amending sections four (4) and six (6) so that they shall be read as follows, to-wit: § 4. SELECTING NAMES FOR JURORs.] The said jury commissioners shall from time to time select from said jury list the requisite number of names, which shall each be written on a separate ticket, with the age, place of residence and occupation of each, if known, the whole to be put into a box to be kept for that purpose and to be known as the jury box. In like manner they shall select the necessary number of names from said jury list, which names shall each be written on a separate ticket, with the age, place of residence and occupation of each, if known, and put the whole into another box to be kept for that purpose and known as the grand jury box. The jurors so selected shall, as near as may be, be residents of different parts of the county, and of different occupations; and one or more of the judges of said court shall certify to the clerk of the court the number of jurors required at each term. The said clerk shall then repair to the office of the jury commissioners, and in the presence of at least two of said commissioners, or one of said commissioners and a judge of a court of record of said county, and also in the presence of the clerk of said commissioners, if there be one, proceed to draw at random from said jury box, after the same shall have been well shaken, the necessary number of names, and shall certify the same to the sheriff to be by him summoned according to law. If more jurors are needed during said term the court shall so certify; and they shall be drawn and summoned as provided forthwith : Provided, that it shall be the duty of said jury commissioners to have and maintain at all times in said jury box not less than fifteen thousand (15,000) names, and in said grand jury box not less than one thousand (1,000) names. § 6. CoMPENSATION.—NUMBER of Assist ANTs.] The said jury commissioners, deputy jury commissioners, clerk and assistants, shall be paid for their services by the county treasurer of the several counties, such compensation as shall be fixed by the county board, upon warrants drawn by the clerk of the county board. The said jury commissioners shall be allowed a reasonable sum every year for stationery and office expenses other than salaries, which shall be paid in like manner: Provided that the said judges, or a majority of them, shall prescribe the number of assistants to be employed by said jury commissioners. Whereas, emergency exists, this Act shall take effect and be in full force after its passage and approval by the Governor. APPROVED June 28, 1919.

MUNICIPAL COURT OF CHI ("A GO.

§ 1. Amends sections 15 and 17, Act $ 17. Bailiffs—salary — oath

of 1905. and bond—removal

—police officers to be

§ 15. Deputy clerks—salary deputy bailiffs.
—rates for tran-
script of reports—
oath and bond—re-
moval.

(House BILL No. 134. FILED JUNE 17, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend sections 15 and 17 of an Act entitled, “An Act in relation to a Municipal Court in the city of Chicago.” [Approved May 18, 1905. In force July 1, 1905, as subsequently amended.] SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, *Presented in the General Assembly: That sections 15 and 17 of an Act entitled “An Act in relation to a Municipal Court in the City of Chicago”, approved May 18, 1905, and in force July 1, 1905, as subse. amended, be and the same are hereby amended to read as {}ll QWS :§ 15. That said clerk shall appoint such number of deputies as may be determined, from time to time, by a majority of the judges of the Municipal Court by orders signed by them and spread upon the records of said court. The salaries of deputy clerks shall be fixed, from time to time, by orders signed by a majority of the judges of the Municipal Court and spread upon the records of the court and shall be Payable out of the city treasury in monthly installments, provided, howoter, the salary of the chief deputy clerk shall be four thousand dollars ($4,000.00) per annum and that the salaries of no more than five additional deputy clerks other than those who may be employed as shorthand reporters, shall exceed two thousand two hundred dollars ($2,300.00) per annum. Such number of deputy clerks so appointed as the judges may deem necessary shall be competent shorthand rePorters, capable of correctly taking down stenographically and transcribing proceedings of court, and shall perform such duties with respect to attending upon and taking down stenographic report of the proceedings of said court as may be required by the judges, and for making and furnishing transcripts of their stenographic report aforesaid said deputy clerks shall be allowed to make such reasonable charge, not exceeding fifteen cents per hundred words, to the parties to whom such transcripts are furnished, as may be determined by the judges, and the judges may allow said deputy clerks to retain, as additional compensation for their services, such proportion as the judges may deem reasonable of the charges so collected, the balance of such charges to be Accounted for by such deputy clerk in the same manner as costs collected by them. Such deputy clerks shall take the same oath or affirmation required of the clerk of the Municipal Court and shall give bond to be approved by the Chief Justice of said court, conditioned, as near as may bo, like the bond required of the clerk. Any deputy clerk shall be subject to removal at any time by an order signed by a majority of the judges of the Municipal Court, and spread upon the records of said Court. Any deputy clerk may likewise be removed by the clerk provided, however, that any deputy clerk so removed may be restored to his position as such deputy clerk by an order signed by a majority of the judges of the Municipal Court and spread upon the records of the court. The number of deputy clerks may be reduced at any time by an order signed by a majority of the judges of said Municipal Court and spread upon the records of said court.”

§ 17. That said bailiff shall appoint such number of deputies as may be determined, from time to time, by a majority of the judges of the Municipal Court by orders signed by them and spread upon the records of said court. The salaries of deputy bailiffs shall be fixed, from time to time, by orders signed by a majority of the judges of the Municipal Court and spread upon the records of the court, and shall be payable out of the city treasury in monthly installments, provided. however, that the salary of the chief deputy bailiff shall be four thousand dollars ($4,000.00) per annum and that the salary of the assistant chief deputy bailiff shall be two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) per annum, and that the salary of no other deputy bailiff shall exceed two thousand dollars ($2,000.00) per annum. Such deputy bailiffs shall take the same oath or affirmation required of the bailiff of said Municipal Court and shall give bond to be approved by the Chief Justice of said court, conditioned, as near as may be, like the bond required of the bailiff. The bailiff and deputy bailiffs, of the Municipal Court shall be ear-officio police officers of the City of Chicago. Any deputy bailiff shall be subject to removal at any time by an order signed by a majority of the judges of the Municipal Court and spread upon the records of said court. Any deputy bailiff may likewise be removed by the bailiff, provided, however, that any deputy bailiff so removed may be restored to his position by an order signed by a majority of the judges of said Municipal Court and spread upon the records of said court. The number of deputy bailiffs may be reduced at any time by an order signed by a majority of the judges of said Municipal Court, and spread upon the records of said court. Every police officer of the City of Chicago shall be er-officio a deputy bailiff of the Municipal Court, and shall perform, from time to time, such duties in respect to cases within the jurisdiction of said court as may be required of him by said court or any judge thereof. The bailiff may appoint a special deputy to serve any summons issued out of the Municipal Court, by indorsement thereon substantially as follows: “I hereby appoint - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - my special deputy to serve the within writ,” which shall be dated and signed by the bailiff. Such special deputy shall make return of the time and manner of service of such writ, under his oath, and for making a false return he shall be guilty of perjury and be punished accordingly.

This bill having remained with the Governor ten days, Sundays excepted, the General Assembly being in session, it has thereby become a law. Witness my hand this seventeenth day of June, A. D. 1919. Louis L. EMM firson, Secretary of State.

MUNICIPAL COURT OF CHICAGO.

# 1. Amends sections 14 and 16, Act § 16. Bailiff—term — duties of 1905. — compensation — - may employ attor

§ 14. Clerk—term—duties — ney.

compensation — may
employ attorney.

(House, BILL No. 691. FILEP July 11, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend sections 1 and 16 of an Act entitled, “An Act in relation to a Municipal Court in the city of Chicago,” approved May 18, 1905, in force July 1, 1905, as subsequently amended. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That sections 14 and 16 of an Act entitled, “An Act in relation to a Municipal Court in the City of Chicago,” approved May 18, 1905, and in force July 1, 1905, as subseonly amended, be and the same are hereby amended to read as folOWs : § 14. That there shall be a clerk of said Municipal Court, whose term of office shall be six years and until his successor shall be elected and qualified and who shall be elected on the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November, A. D. 1906, and every six years thereafter. He shall perform, with respect to said Municipal Court, the duties usually performed by clerks of courts of record. He shall give his personal attention to the performance of the duties of his office. He shall maintain an office in each district and each office shall be kept open for the transaction of business from nine o’clock a. m. to five o’clock p.m. of each working day during the year, excepting that on Saturlays, after the hour of twelve o'clock p. m., the clerk may close such of his offices as he may deem proper at twelve o’clock p. m. : Provided, however, that for the purpose of receiving and filing papers and issuing Writs and the performance of other work in criminal and quasi criminal oases, the Chief Justice may require the attendance, during additional hours of each day, of such number of deputy clerks as may be necessary for that purpose. The clerk shall maintain, in his principal office in the First District, a bureau of information to which any attorney at law or any party to any suit in said court may apply, either in person Or by telephone, or otherwise, for any information respecting the pro"eedings in such suit, or the papers filed therein, which such attorney or party may deem necessary and by means of which bureau such attorney or party may obtain such information without charge being made therefor: Provided, however, that the clerk shall not be personally responsible for any mistake made by any deputy clerk with respect to such information. Until otherwise provided by the rules which |ay be adopted under the provisions of this Act the nowers, duties and liabilities, the oath of office and the bond and conditions thereof, of oth clerk shall be the same, as near as mav be, as those prescribed by law for clerks of courts by the Act entitled, “An Act to revise the law relation fo clerks of courts,” approved March 25, 1871, and in force July 1, 1874. He shall be commissioned by the Governor. When a "honey occurs in the office of the clerk and the unexpired term exords one year, the judges shall appoint a clerk pro tempore, who shall

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