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CRIMINAL JURISPRUDENCE–Concluded.

§ 234. Prize fight in g— § 265. Misprision of treason
leaving the State to —penalty.
fight—penalty.
§ 246. Robbery—definition— DIVISION II.
Denalty.
§ 4. Accessories after the
§ 256. Injuries to property— fact—penalty.
penalty.

(HOUSE BILL No. 621. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)

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, as subsequently amended by amending sections sia (6), sia:teen (16), thirty-three (33), forty-six (10), forty-seven (47), fortynine (49), fifty-three (53), eighty-seven (87), ninety-four (94), one hundred and nineteen (119), one hundred and twenty (120), one hundred and fifty-sia (150), one hundred and fifty-seven (157), one hundred and sixty-sia (100), one hundred and sixty-six and one-half (100%), one hundred and sixty-nine (109), two hundred and thirty (230), two hundred and thirty-four (33%), two hundred and forty-six (240), two hundred and fifty-sia (200), two hundred and sirty-five (265), of Division I thereof and by amending section four (4) of Division II thereof. 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 37, 1874, in force July 1, 1874, as subsequently amended, be and is hereby amended by amending sections six (6), sixteen (16), thirty-three (33), forty-six (46), forty-seven (47), forty-nine (49), fifty-three (53), tighty-seven (87), ninety-four (91), one hundred and nineteen (119), one hundred and twenty (120), one hundred and fifty-six (156), one hundred and fifty-seven (157), one hundred and sixty-six (166), one hundred and sixty-six and one-half (166%), one hundred and sixty-nine (16%), two hundred and thirty (230), two hundred and thirty-four (334), two hundred and forty-six (246), two hundred and fifty-six (856), two hundred and sixty-five (265), of Division I thereof and by amending section four (4) of Division II thereof, to read as follows:

DIVISION I.

§ 6. Whoever advertises, prints, publishes, distributes or circu**, or causes to be advertised, printed, published, distributed or oculated any pamphlet, printed paper, book, newspaper, notice, adver*ment or reference, containing words or language giving or conveying * notice, hint or reference to any person, or to the name of any person, *al or fictitious, from whom, or to any place, house, shop or office where any poison, drug, mixture, preparation, medicine, or noxious thing, or any instrument or means whatever, or any advice, information, *ction or knowledge may be obtained for the purpose of causing or Pouring the miscarriage of any woman pregnant with child, shall be punished by imprisonment in the penitentiary for a period of not less than one year nor more than three years, or fine not exceeding $1,000. § 16. Whoever wilfully or maliciously sets fire to, or attempts to set fire to any of the buildings or other property mentioned in sections 13, 14 and 15 of this Act, with intent to burn or destroy the same, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary for a term of not less than one year nor more than two years, and fined not exceeding $5,000. § 33. Whoever corrupts, or attempts, directly or indirectly, to corrupt any master in chancery, auditor, juror, arbitrator, umpire or referee, by giving, offering or promising any gift or gratuity whatever, with intent to bias the opinion, or influence the decision of such master in chancery, auditor, juror, arbitrator, umpire or referee, in relation to any matter pending in the court, or before an inquest, or for the decision of which such arbitrator, umpire or referee has been chosen or appointed, and every such official who receives, or offers, or agrees to receive a bribe in any of the cases above mentioned, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary for a term of not less than one year and not more than five years, or fined not exceeding $1,000 and confined in the county jail not exceeding one year. § 46. If any two or more persons conspire or agree together, or the officers or executive committee of any society or organization or corporation, shall issue or utter any circular or edit, as the action of or instruction to its members, or any other persons, societies, organizations, or corporations, for the purpose of establishing a so-called boycott or black list, or shall post or distribute any written or printed notice in any place, with the fraudulent or malicious intent wrongfully and wickedly to injure the person, character, business, or employment, or property of another, or to obtain money or other property by false pretenses, or to do any illegal act injurious to the public trade, health, morals, police, or administration of public justice or to prevent competition in the letting of any contract by the State, or the authorities of any counties, city, town or village, or to induce any person not to enter ino such competition, or to commit any felony, they shall be deemed guilty of a conspiracy; and every such offender, whether as individuals or as the officers of any society or organization, and every person convicted of conspiracy at common law, shall be fined not exceeding $2,000 or shall be imprisoned in the county jail not exceeding one year, or shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary for a term of not less than one year and not exceeding five years, or may be so fined and so imprisoned in the county jail or penitentiary. § 47. The infamous crime against nature, either with man or beast, shall subject the offender to be punished by imprisonment in the penitentiary for a term of not less than one year and not more than ten years. § 49. Whoever, having personal management or control of or over any steamboat or other public conveyance used for the common carriage of persons, is guilty of gross carelessness or neglect in, or in relation to, the conduct, management or control of such steamboat, or other public conveyance, while being so used, for the common carriage 0

persons, whereby the safety of any person shall be endangered, shall be Imprisoned in the penitentiary for a term of not less than one year and not exceeding three years, or fined not exceeding $5,000. § 53. Any person who shall wilfully and unnecessarily expose to the inclemency of the weather, or shall in any other manner injure in health or limb, any child, apprentice, or other person under his legal control, shall be fined not exceeding $500, or imprisoned in the penitentiary for a term of not less than one year and not exceeding five years. , $ 87. Whoever sets at liberty or rescues, or attempts to set at liberty or rescue, a person charged with the commission of any capital offense or crime punishable by imprisonment in the penitentiary, before the conviction of such person, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary for a term of not less than one year and not exceeding five years, and fined not exceeding $1,000. § 94. Every person who shall fraudulently produce an infant, falsely pretending it to have been born of parents whose child would be entitled to a share of any personal estate, or to inherit any real estate, with the intent of intercepting the inheritance of any such real estate, or the distribution of any such personal property from any person lawfully entitled thereto, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary for a term of not less than one year and not exceeding ten years. § 119. Every president, cashier, treasurer, secretary or other officer, and every agent, attorney, servant or employee of any bank, railroad, manufacturing or other corporation, and every other person who shall, knowingly and designedly, and with intent to defraud any person, bank, railroad, manufacturing or other corporation, issue, sell, transfer, assign or pledge, or cause or procure to be issued, sold, transferred, assigned or Pledged, any false, fraudulent or simulated certificate or other evidence of ownership of any share or shares of the capital stock of any bank, railroad, manufacturing or other corporation, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $2,000, and by imprisonment in the penitentiary for a term of not less than one year nor more than ten years. § 120. Every president, cashier, treasurer, secretary or other officer, and every agent of any bank, railroad, manufacturing or other Corporation, who shall wilfully and designedly sign, with intent to issue, sell, pledge, or cause to be issued, sold or pledged, any false, fraudulent or simulated certificate or other evidence of the ownership or transfer of any share or shares of the capital stock of such corporation, of any instrument purporting to be a certificate or other evidence of such ownership or transfer, the signing, issuing, selling or pledging of which by such president, cashier, treasurer or other officer or agent, shall not be authorized by the charter and by-laws of such corporations, or by some amendment thereof, shall be punished by fine not exceeding $3,000, and by imprisonment in the penitentiary for a term of not less an one year nor more than ten years. § 156. If a father shall rudely and licentiously cohabit with his own daughter, the father shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary for a term of not less than one year and not exceeding twenty years.

§ 157. Persons within the degrees of consanguinity within which marriages are declared by law to be incestuous and void, who shall intermarry with each other, or who shall commit adultery or fornication with each other, or who shall lewdly and lasciviously cohabit with each other, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary for a term of not less than one year and not exceeding ten years. § 166. Whoever wilfully and without lawful authority forcibly or secretly confines or imprisons any other person within this State against his will, or forcibly carries or sends such person out of the State, or forcibly seizes or confines, or inveigles, or kidnaps any other person, with the intent to cause such person to be secretly confined or imprisoned in this State against his will, or to cause such person to be sent out of the State against his will, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary for a term of not less than one year and not exceeding five years, or fined not exceeding $1,000, or both. This section shall not extend to a parent taking his or her minor child, unless such parent is deprived of the right to have the custody of such child by the order of a court of competent jurisdiction. § 1661%. Whoever wilfully and without authority forcibly takes or carries or entices away any infant under the age of twelve years, without the consent of the parent, guardian or lawful custodian of such child, with intent to conceal or imprison such infant, or whoever wilfully and without authority conceals or imprisons an infant under the age of twelve years, without the consent of the parent or guardian or lawful custodian of such infant, shall, upon conviction, be imprisoned in the penitentiary for his or her natural life, or for any number of years not less than one year. § 169. In case of a second conviction of the offense of petty larceny by any person over the age of eighteen years, the punishment shall be by imprisonment in the penitentiary for a term of not less than one year and not exceeding three years; and on the trial under an indictment for petty larceny, a duly certified copy of the record of a former conviction and judgment of any court of record in this State, for a like offense against the party indicted, shall be prima facie evidence of such former conviction, and may be used in evidence against such party: Provided, that such former conviction and judgment shall be set forth in apt words in the indictment. § 230. Whoever wilfully and maliciously administers or causes to be administered or taken by any person, any noxious or destructive substance or liquid, with intent to cause the death of such person, or mingles any poison with food, drink or medicine, or wilfully poisons any spring, well or reservoir of water, with such intent, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary for a term of not less than one year and not exceeding twenty years. § 3.34. Whoever, being an inhabitant or resident of this State, by previous appointment or engagement made therein, leaves the State and engages in a fight with another person without the limits thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary for a term of not less than one year and not exceeding five years, or fined not exceeding $5,000.

§ 246. Robbery is the felonious and violent taking of money, goods or other valuable thing, from the person of another by force or intimidation. Every person guilty of robbery shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary not less than three years nor more than twenty years; or if he is armed with a dangerous weapon, or being so armed, he wounds or strikes him, or if he has any confederate present so armed, to aid or abet him, he shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary for any term of years not less than ten years or for life.

§ 256. If any persons thus unlawfully and riotously assembled, pull down or begin to pull down or destroy any dwelling house, building, ship or vessel, or perpetrate any premeditated injury, not a felony, on any person, such person or persons so offending shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary for a term of not less than one year nor more than five years, or fined not exceeding $500, and shall also be liable to any person injured in an action of trespass to the full amount of damages by him sustained.

§ 265. Misprisons of treason shall consist in the knowledge and concealment of treason, without otherwise assenting to or participating in the crime. Any person found guilty thereof shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary for a term of not less than one year and not more than two years.

DIVISION II.

§ 4. Every person not standing in the relation of husband or wife, parent or child, brother or sister to the offender, who knows the fact that a crime has been committed, and conceals it from the magistrate, or who harbors, conceals, maintains or assists any principal felon, or any accessory before the fact, knowing him to be such, shall be deemed an accessory after the fact, and shall be punished by imprisonment in the penitentiary for a term of not less than one year and not exceeding two years, and fined not exceeding $500.

APPROVED June 28, 1919.

DEADLY WEAPONS-REVISION.

§ 1. Having in possession or selling. § 5. To whom not to apply. i 2. Selling or giving to minor. § 6. Violation—penalty. # 3. Register to be kept—form. § 7, Who guilty of felony—penalty. ; 4. Carrying concealed weapons with- § 8. Repeal. out 1 i ce n se—application for license.

(SENATE BILL No. 92. FILED JULY 11, 1919.)

AN ACT to revise the law in relation to deadly weapons.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: It shall be unlawful for any person to carry or possess or sell, loan or give, to any person, any blackjack, slung-shot, sand-club, sand-bag, metal knuckles, bludgeon, or to Carry or possess, with intent to use the same unlawfully against another, a dagger, dirk, billy, dangerous knife, razor, stiletto or any other dangerous or deadly weapon or instrument of like character.

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