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administration with the will annexed were issued. The widow, surviving husband, heirs and devisees of the testator or testatrix, and the guardians of any such as are minors, and the conservator of such as have conservators, and all persons holding liens against the real estate described in the petition, or any part thereof, or having or claiming any interest therein in possession or otherwise, shall be made parties. If there are persons interested in the premises whose names are not known, then they shall be made parties by the name of unknown owners. The practice and procedure in such cases shall be the same, as near as may be, as the practice and procedure in proceedings for the sale of real estate by executors and administrators to pay the debts of decedents. The proceeds of the sale of the real estate, after the payment of legacies which are a charge and lien thereon, and the costs and expenses of such proceedings, shall be paid over to the devisees, heirs at law, or other persons thereunto entitled as their interest therein may appear. § 138. If the executor or administrator shall fail to present a full, complete and true account, as required by law, the County or Probate Court shall have full power to state such an account, which account so stated by the court when entered of record shall be binding and conclusive against such executor or administrator and the surety or sureties on his bond or bonds, subject, however, to the right of appeal as in other cases. APPROVED June 28, 1919.

CONTRACTS.

§ 1. Adds section 111a. Act of 1872. § 111a. Administrator to execute deed for proper ty conveyed in contract — petition to be filed.

(Hot's E Bill. No. 497. Approved JUNE 23, 1919.)

AN ACT to an end an Act entitled: “An Act in regard to the administration of estates,” approved April 1, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, by adding thereto a new section to be known as section 111a. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois. represented in the General Assembly: An Act entitled: “An Act in regard to the administration of estates,” approved April 1, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, is amended by adding thereto a new section to be known as section 111a to read as follows: § 111a. In any case where the decedent, being the owner of real estate, during his life time, entered into a contract or bond for a deed with another person for the conveyance of such real estate to such other person upon compliance with certain conditions mentioned in such contract or bond for deed and died before all of said conditions were complied with, it shall be the duty of the administrator or executor of the estate of the deceased person, if such other person was not in default at the time of the death of the owner of such real estate, and if such other person has since the death of such owner complied with all the conditions in said contract or bond for a deed, to file his petition in the court by which he was appointed or in which he was qualified praying that he be allowed to execute a deed or other instrument of conveyance to such other person conveying to such other person all the right and title to such real estate that the owner thereof had, in such contract or bond for a deed, agreed to convey. Such petition shall be filed with the clerk of such court not less than thirty days prior to the date of the hearing thereon, and shall contain a statement of all the facts in the case together with the names and Post office addresses of all the heirs, devisees and legatees of the decedent, is known, and if unknown the petition shall so state, and shall be verifed under oath by the petitioner. Upon application, the court shall set the same for hearing without reference to terms of court but not less than thirty days after application is made and shall endorse upon the Petition the date of the hearing. Not less than twenty days prior to the date of the hearing on said petition such clerk shall mail copies thereof showing the date fixed by the court for hearing the same, to each of the parties mentioned in said petition. If the post office adloss of any of such parties is not given in said petition then publication of the pendency of such petition shall be made for at least three sucossive weeks prior to the date of the hearing thereon in a newspaper of general circulation published in the county where such hearing is to * had, which notice shall contain the name of the decedent, the heirs a law, legatees and devisees, when known, and the name of the person claiming under said contract or bond for a deed, and the time and Place of such hearing. If any one or more of the heirs, devisees or legatees being of legal age and under no disability, shall enter his or their appearance it shall not be necessary to mail a copy or copies of said *tition to him or them. If any one or more of the heirs, legatees or "isees shall be minors the court shall appoint a guardian ad litem for such minor or minors. If upon the hearing the court shall find that a deed to such real state should be executed to the person claiming under such contract of bond for a deed it shall order and direct such administrator or *utor to execute the same subject to such conditions as may be just and equitable to all parties concerned, which deed shall be good and orient in law to all intents and purposes. If any such administrator or executor shall fail, neglect or refuse to file such petition, the court upon proper application and showing may *t an order directing such administrator or executor to file the same. Approved June 23, 1910.

PUBLICATION OF NOTICE—COMPENSATION.

§ 1. Ao sections 91 and 95. Act § 95. Compensation. of 1872.

§ 91. Not less than five days
notice in c e r t a in
Cases.

(HOUSE BILL No. 149. APPROVED JUNE 16, 1919. )

AN ACT to amend sections 91 and 95 of an Act entitled: “An Act in regard to the administration of estates,” approved April 1, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, as amended. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: Sections 91 and 95 of an Act entitled: “An Act in regard to the administration of estates.” approved April 1, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, as amended, are amended to read as follows: § 91. When it is necessary for the proper administration of the estate, the executor or administrator shall, as soon as convenient, after making the inventory and appraisement, sell at public sale all the personal property, goods and chattels of the decedent, when ordered to do so by the County Court, (not reserved to the widow, or included in specific legacies and bequests, when the sale of such legacies and bequests is not necessary to pay debts,) upon giving three weeks’ notice of the time and place of such sale, by at least four advertisements, set up in the most public places in the county where the sale is to be made, or by inserting an advertisement in some newspaper published in the county where the sale is to be made, at least four weeks successively previous thereto. The sale may be upon a credit of not less than six nor more than twelve months time, by taking note with good security of the purchasers at such sale. The sale may be for all cash, or part cash and part on time: Provided, that any part or all of such personal property may, where so directed by the court, be sold at private sale: Provided. further, that when the County Court finds that it is for the best interests of the estate that the personal property, or any portion thereof, should be sold without delay, said court may order that such personal property shall be sold at public auction on not less than five days notice of the time and place of such sale, such notice to be posted in four of the most public places in the county where the sale is to be had. § 95. In all public sales of such property, the executor or administrator may employ necessary clerks, who shall receive such compensation as the court may deem reasonable for their services, not exceeding five dollars per day, and also a crier or auctioneer who shall receive such compensation as the court may deem reasonable, not exceeding twentyfive dollars per day, to be paid by such executor or administrator and charged to the estate. APPROVED June 16, 1919.

ADMINISTRATION OF STATE GOVERNMENT.

CIVIL ADMINISTRATIVE CODE.

# 1. Amends sections 6 and 63, Act § 63. Defines duties of of 1917. board s the re in named.

§ 6. Creates advisory and
non-executive boards.

(SENATE BILL No. 343. APPRoved JUNE 10, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend sections 6 and 63 of an Act entitled, “An Act in relation to the civil administration of the State government, and to repeal certain Acts therein named,” approved March 7th, 1917, in force July 1, 1917. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: Sections 6 and 63 of an Act entitled, “An Act in relation to the civil administration of the State government, and to repeal certain Acts therein named,” are amended to road as follows: § 6. Advisory and non-executive boards, in the respective departments, are created as follows:

IN THE DEPARTMENT of AGRICULTURE:

A board of Agricultural Advisors, composed of fifteen persons, and a board of State Fair Advisors consisting of nine persons, not more than three of whom shall be appointed from any one county. IN THE DEPARTMENT OF LABor:

. A board of Illinois Free Employment Office Advisors, composed of five persons; A board of local Illinois Free Employment Office Advisors, for each * employment office, composed of five persons on each local board. IN THE DEPARTMENT of PUBLIC Wolf Rs:

A board of Art Advisors, composed of eight persons;
A board of Water Resource Advisors, composed of five persons;
A board of Highway Advisors, composed of five persons;
A board of Park and Buildings Advisors, composed of five persons.
IN THE DEPARTMENT of PUBLIC WELFARE:

A board of Public Welfare Commissioners, composed of five persons.

IN THE DEPARTMENT of PUBLIC HEALT11:

A board of Public Health Advisors, composed of five persons.

IN THE DEPARTMENT of REGISTRATION AND EDUCATION:

A board of Natural Resources and Conservative | Conservation] Advisors, composed of seven persons; A board of State Museum Advisors, composed of five persons; The Immigrants Commission, composed of five members, one of whom shall be the Director of the Department of Registration and Education. The members of each of the above named boards shall be officers. § 63. The board of Natural Resources and Conservation, acting through five or more subcommittees each of which shall be composed of the Director of Registration and Education, the President of the University of Illinois, or his representative, and the expert adviser [advisor] specially qualified in each of the fields of investigation, shall : 1. Consider and decide all matters pertaining to natural history, geology, water and water resources, forestry, and allied research, investigational and scientific work; 2. Select and appoint, without reference to the State Civil Service Law, members of the scientific staff, prosecuting and research, investigational and scientific work: 3. Co-operate with the University of Illinois in the use of scientific staff and equipment; 4. Co-operate with the various departments in research, investigational and scientific work useful in the prosecution of the work in any department. The Board of State Museum Advisors shall advise the Director of Education and Registration in all matters pertaining to maintenance, extension and usefulness of the State museum. The Immigrants Commission shall: 1. Make a survey of the immigrant, alien born and foreign speaking people of the State, and of their distribution, conditions of employment, and standards of housing and living; 2. Examine into their economic, financial and legal customs, their provisions for insurance and other prudential arrangements, their social organization, and their educational needs; keeping in friendly and sympathetic touch with alien groups and co-operating with State and local officials, and with immigrant or related authorities of other states and of the United States. APPROVED June 10, 1919.

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