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COMMISSIONERS OF STATE CONTRACTS.

Created by act of March 31, 1874.
Secretary of state, auditor of public accounts, state
treasurer, attorney-general.
COMMISSIONERS OF THE STATE LIBRARY.

Created by act of March 6, 1867.
Governor, secretary of state, superintendent of
public instruction.
TRUSTEES OF THE LINCOLN HOMESTEAD.

Created by act of June 16, 1887.
Governor, secretary of state, auditor of public ac-

counts, state treasurer, superintendent of public
instruction; Albert S. Edwards, custodian, Spring-
field.
TRUSTEES OF THE LINCOLN MONUMENT.

Created by act of May 18, 1895.
Governor, superintendent of public instruction,

state treasurer; E. S. Johnson, custodian, Spring-
field.
TRUSTEES OF THE NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM.

Created by act of May 25, 1877.
Governor, secretary of state, superintendent of

public instruction; A. R. Crook, curator and state geologist, Springfield.

FORT MASSAC TRUSTEES.

Created by act of May 15, 1903.
Governor, secretary of state, auditor of public ac-

counts, state regent Illinois Daughters of Amer-
ican Revolution, two Illinois Daughters of Amer-
ican Revolution.

STATE CANVASSING BOARD.

Created by act of April 3, 1872. Governor, secretary of state, auditor, state treas. arer, attorney-general.

STATE GEOLOGICAL COMMISSION.

Created by act of May 12, 1905.
Governor, president of the University of Illinois;

T. C. Chamberlain, Chicago; H. Foster Bain, di.
rector, Urbana.
COMMISSIONERS SUPREME COURT BUILDING.

Created by act of May 18, 1905.
Governor, lieutenant-governor, secretary of state,

auditor of public accounts, state treasurer, attor-
ney-general, three judges of Supreme court.

EQUALIZED ASSESSMENT OF ILLINOIS PROPERTY,

.67

Tax
Real Personal Railroad Total

Net
YEAR.

rate

State estate. property. property. valuation.*

amount per

debt. collected.

$100. 18.10.

$58,752,168 $0.20 $105,411.61 $10,630,000 1850

$86,532,237 $33,335,799

119,868,336 .58 593,142.81 10.500.000 1860. 266,258, 155 88.854.115 $12,085,472 367,227,742

2,091,326.89 11,804,000 1870.

347,876,690 113,515,227 19,242,141 480,664,058 .65 2,911,895.86 4,890,937 1880

573,404,141 165,816,991 47.365,259 786,616,394 .36 2,840.807.16 1890.

587,015.386 149.158.000 72.689,396 808.892,782 .36 2,823,504.83 1980. 569,619,469 162,235,261 77,878,672 809,733,405

.50 3,915,628.45 1901.

689,210,143 223,736.346 86,285,340 999,231,829 .50 4.824,164,72 1012 710,571,904 231,350,427 88,270,104 1,030.292,435

3,967,708.49 1903. 759,249,645 234,133,427 90.669.907 1,083,050,979

52 5.434,065.83 1904.

763,260,719 226,356,632 90.854.611 1,082,744,083 .55 5.757,093.28 1905. 771,040,262 213,970,049 93.634,247 1,095,681,557

4.811,210.91 1906.

783,081,075 228,171,948 95,131,416 1,126,663,157 .50 1907.

891,802.748! 246,819.650 100,161,503 1.252.068,631 .30 *Includes capital stock assessments. In 1907 the $391,904,086 on lands and $499,898,662 on town and capital stock of railroads was assessed at $2.539,940 city lots. The assessment of railroad property and of other corporations $10.608,100. Not tabulated. included $7,852,520 of electric railroads.

Note-The real-estate assessment of 1907 was

.40

.50

CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS OF ILLINOIS.

Average number of inmates and per capita cost of maintenance during third quarter of 1907. HOSPITALS FOR THE INSANE.

No. Cost. No. Cost. Feeble-Minded asylum, Lincoln. .1,184 37.06 Western hospital, Watertown. 1,232 $28.34 School for the deaf, Jacksonville..

402 37.81 Central hospital, Jacksonville.

1,379 31.61 School for the blind, Jacksonville. 184 39.09 Northern hospital, Elgin... ..1,227 34.64 Boys' school, St. Charles.....

217 60.50 Southern hospital. Anna... .1,201 36.19 Orphans' home, Normal..

240

62.07 Eastern hospital, Kankakee..

2,243 38.75

MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONS.
Incurable insane, South Bartonville. 1,762 39.30
Criminal asylum, Menard..

Soldiers' home, Quincy....
205 42.31

.1, 419

$31.76 Eye and Ear infirmary, Chicago..

206 51.32 INSTITUTIONS WITH SCHOOLS.

Widows' home; Wilmington.

76 58.62 Girls' school, Geneva......

319 $36.65 Industrial home for blind, Chicago.. 70 84.83

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ILLINOIS COUNTY OFFICERS.

County. County seat. County and probate judges. Adams-Quincy..

..Chas. B. McCrory Alexander-Cairo.

Wm. S. Dewey Bond-Greenville.

Wm. H. Dawdy Boone-Belvidere.

Wm. C. De Wolf Brown-Mount Sterling.

W. Y. Baker Bureau-Princeton...

.Joe A. Davis Calhoun-Hardin..

.F. I. Bizaillon Carroll--Mount Carroll.

..J. D. Turnbaugh Cass-Virginia...

.D. N. Walker Champaign-Urbana..

Thos. J. Roth Christian-Taylorville

...J. H. Morgan Clark-Marshall...

H. R. Snaveley Clay-Louisville.

.A. N. Tolliver Clinton--Carlyle.

.James Allen Coles-Charleston.

T. N. Cofer Cook-Chicago..

Lewis Rinaker

C. S. Cutting, P. Crawford-Robinson.

.J. C. Maxwell Cumberland-Toledo.

A. L. Ruffner DeKalb-Sycamore.

.W. L. Pond DeWitt-Clinton.

Fred C. Hill Douglas-Tuscola.

W. J. Dolson DuPage-Wheaton.

Mazzini Slusser Edgar-Paris...

...W. S. Lamon Edwards-Albion..

.I. W. Ibbotson Effingham-Effingham.

Michael O'Donnell Fayette-Vandalia

.John H. Webb Ford-Paxton..

H. H. Kerr Franklin-Benton.

.T. J. Myers Fulton-Lewistown..

.J. D. Breckinridge Gallatin-Shawneetown..

W. S. Phillips Greene-Carrollton..

Thos. Henshaw Grundy-Morris..

Geo. W. Huston Hamilton-McLeansboro.

..J. M. Eckley Hancock--Carthage..

Chas. A. James Hardin-Elizabethtown..

..J. H. Ferrell Henderson-Oquawka.

.R. F. Robinson Henry--Cambridge.

A. E. Bergland Iroquois-Watseka

.John H. Gillan Jackson-Murphysboro.

W. F. Ellis Jasper-Newton..

Paul Williams Jefferson-Mount Vernon

A. D. Webb Jersey-Jerseyville..

Thos, F. Ferns Jo Daviess-Galena..

Wm. Rippin Johnson-Vienna..

Thos. H. Sheridan Kane-Geneva.....

.F. G. Plain

D. B. Sherwood, P. Kankakee-Kankakee.

A. W. Deselm Kendall-Yorkville.

Wm. Hill Knox--Galesburg.

R. C. Rice Lake-Waukegan..

.D. W. L. Jones La Salle-Ottawa..

W. H. Hinebaugh

A. T. Lardin, P. Lawrence-Lawrenceville....

.J. A. Benson Lee-Dixon....

Robert H. Scott Livingston-Pontiac

.U. W. Louderback Logan-Lincoln...

.D. McCormick Macon--Decatur..

...0. W. Smith Macoupin-Carlin ville.

.John R. Vaughn Madison-Edwardsville.

.J. E. Hillskotter

County clerk. Circuit clerk and recorder. Jackson R. Pearce...... .. Sanford C. Pitney

D. P. Lawless, R. Jesse E. Miller.

.Lee B. Davis W. E. McCaslin..

.John L. Bunch Wm. Bowley.

.A. C. Fassett Wm. C. Perry

Wm, S. Badgett Wm. Wilson...

Henry Fuller John Day, Jr.

Chas. A. Watson A. B. Adams.

V. Boerner .Jas. C. Meade.

...A. Sielschott Chas. M. Webber.

...J. P. Porter Henry J. Burke..

D. F. McCarty ..J. W. Fredenberger

.Daniel Emerson John A. Bateman

C. S. Erwin .B. J. Rensing..

H. H. Schlarmann Geo. S. Boulware.

Fred More Joseph F. Haas..

.J. E. Bidwill, Ir. ..Guy Guernsey, P.

Abel Davis, R. Chas. 0. Harper.

Henry O. Wilkins .John L. Carr..

.L. Meriwether S. M. Henderson.

Walter M. Hay E. F. Campbell.

.F. E. Harrold Chas. A. Hawkins.

.E. W. Jeffers H. F. Lawrence.

Thos. M. Hull Harry Moss.

James Marley Ben L. Mayne

..L. A. Gibson Calvin C. Loy

.J. G. Habling Noah Emerick

Otto G. Casey W. B. Flora...

T. D. Thompson Wm. D. Seeber.

..J. J. Hill Oscar Horton..

.Jas. M. Laws Henry G. Sanks..

.D. E. Froelich Thos. D. Doyle.

E. Z. Curnutt A. J. Smith..

..F. S. Johnson Austin Hill..

Wm. L. Snyder ..Jas. W. Westfall.

Edw. A. Wilcox E. M. Smock..

.C. H. Dutton .J. J. Barnes.

W. P. Martin Elmer E. Fitch.

Philip B. Keeler Alex H. South..

Fred Benjamin D. M. Bower.

.B. T. Williams H. K. Powell.

J. C. McCullough W. B. Phillips.

G. W. Highsmith .John C. McGrath..

.L. Laurent .J. C. Williams..

.H. L. Heer E. F. Throgmorton.

Chas. W. Mills Wm. F. Lynch.

.E. F. Rogers M. J. Beverly, P. Frank E. George, R. J. B. Flageole.

W. W. Huckins C. S. Williams.

Avery N. Beebe Frank L. Adams..

...S. V. Stuckey A. L. Hendee..

L. 0. Brockway .D. L. McKenney.

.J. L. Witzeman .J. N. St. Clair, P

J. F. Buchner, R. H. C. Johnson..

.J. H. Highsmith W. C. Thompson

W. B. McMahan Wm, W. Kenny

.R. G. Sinclair X. F. Beidler..

G. F. Thompson M. E. Peniwell..

.John Allen W. C. Seehausen..

Geo. L. Tipton Edward Feutz...

T. W. Springer

C. H. Kunneman, R. John R. Quayle.

D. D. Haynie Thos. A. Connell.

Wm. L. Wescott A. F. Terrell..

.C. E. Walsh Geo. C. Schneeman..

Colfax Morris H. M. Grigsby

Wm. S. Brown G. F. Rushton.

Theo. Hamer C. C. Hassler..

James C. Elder

N. B. Carson, R. A. W. Hartley.

W. F. Thompson .F. Hendrickson..

...S. A. Nelson Albert Gauen..

A. Rexroth A. N. Banes..

Albion E. Neal Jas. S. Merrill..

Chas. L. Hayden Cash W. Green.

.E. A. Silver R. F. Adams.

.J. F. Cox 0. Heinrich..

T. S. Simpson C. A. Roberts, P.

H. G. Wasson, R. .J. G. Taffee..

.Jas. M. Pyatt Harvey Fay.

.J. C. Tippett W. S. Binns.

E. Dinsmore .Joseph Lay..

.Tony R. Kerr Roy N. Adams..

E. P. Easterday Chas. C. Greiner..

J. L. Downey Chas. H. Thies.

Wm. G. Beever ..John Martin....

..A. Kaufman

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County. County seat. County and probate judges.

County clerk. County clerk and recorder. Rock Island-Rock Island.........E. E. Parmenter

H. E. Hubbard...

G. W. Gamble Saline-Harrisburg.

A. E Somers
.John Odum.

Isaac R. Tuttle Sangamon-Springfield..

.G. W. Murray
.Chas E. Opel.

.S. T. Jones
C. A. Jones, P.
.Geo: B. Colby, P

.Benj. Rich, R. Schuyler-Rushville.

W. H. Dietrich
..Isaac Lewis.

..E. J. Ryan Scott-Winchester..

.Jas. Callans
.John R. King..

.J. W. Kellem Shelby-Shelbyville

.Calvin Green
.J. T. Zimmer

W. E. McCormick Stark-Toulon...

.B. F. Thompson
Wm. E. Nixon.

E. R. Redfield St. Clair-Belleville..

.John B. Hay
A. E. Miller..

C. E. Chamberlin
Frank Perrin, P.
.L. P. Mellon, P.

H. B. Roewe, R. Stephenson-Freeport.

.A. J. Clarity
.F. C. Held.

W. E. Boyington Tazewell-Pekin..

.Jesse Black, Jr.
F. L. Bergstresser

.R. V. Howe Union-Jonesboro..

.M. C. Crawford
C. L. Kimmel..

.H. C. Sifford Vermilion-Danville...

..I. A. Love
Thos. J. Dale..

.J. W. Barger

W. H. 'Carter, R. Wabash-Mount Carmel.

John A. Loop
Jas. A. Carlton

.Dan F. Seibert Warren-Monmouth..

J. W. Clendennin
.J. F. Gayer..

.J. H. Campbell Washington-Nashville.

.L. Bernreutter
H, F. Heckert.

Thos, J. Verner Wayne-Fairfield..

.John R. Holt
C. C. Johnson..

Wm. L. Grubb White-Carmi....

.T. G. Parker
Matthew Martin.

..Chas. E. Hill Whiteside-Morrison..

..H. C. Ward
W. C. Stilson..

.L. E. Tuttle Will-Joliet...

G. J. Cowing
A. E. Mottinger,

.H. J. Schluntz
J. B. Fithian, P.
John C. Lang, P.

E. T. Geist, R. Williamson-Marion

W. F. Slater
.John M. Dodd.

.L. B. Pulley Winnebago-Rockford..

L, M. Reckhow
M. A. Norton..

..L. F. Lake Woodford-Eureka...

.J. F. Bosworth
..A. Woltzen...

A.' F. Van Alstine
P-Probate. R-Recorder.

ILLINOIS COUNTY OFFICERS.-CONTINUED.
County. Treasurer.

Sheriff.
State's attorney.

Sup't schools. Adams-B. A. McCoy.

B. W. Thomas
Wm. B. Sheets..

A. R. Smith Alexander-Fred D. Nellis.

Frank E. Davis
Alex Wilson...

.John Snyder Bond-H. W. Blizzard.

...J. M. Brown
Geo. L. Meyer.

H. A. Meyer Boone-R. F. Ardery.

.Lewis Hawkey
.P. H. O'Donnell.

..J. G. Lucas Brown-H. Bond..

..Jas. V. Logan
O. T. Briggs..

C. W. Sellars Bureau-H. C. Smith..

0. H. Skoglund
L, M. Eckert..

..C. Brown Calhoun-Chas. Schmeider.

Wm. Fulkerson
Thos. J. Selby

..S. J. Sibley Carroll-David B. Doty

.W. F. Williams
.F. J. Stransky

John Hay Cass-F. E. Schweer..

.Jas. R. Sligh
Chas. A. Gridley.

Henry Jacobs Champaign-John A. Scott. ... Marion Peters

F. A. Coggeshali..

..C. Å. Watts Christian-John E. George

.H. W. Johnson
Roscoe C. Neff

Anna L. Barbre Clark-John W. Lewis..

J. H., Davison
A. Poorman..

.H. W. Drake Clay-S. A. Stanford..

Henry F. Hord
..R. S. C. Reaugh.

G. 0. Lewis Clinton-Adam Junker..

R. P. Farrell
Thos. E. Ford.

Wm. Johnston Coles--N. M. Baird.....

.E. H. Slover
.John McNutt, Jr.

Marietta A. Neal Cook--J. R. Thompson..

.Chr. Strassheim
John J. Healy.

A. F. Nightingale Crawford-A. A. Correll.

Chas. V. Coulter
W. A. Thompson

..H. E. Green Cumberland-Thos. B. Carrell.

G. G. Young
W. Brewer..

H. M. Tipsword DeKalb-L. C. Shaffer...

..Daniel Hohn
E. M. Burst..

W. W. Coultas De Witt-C. Hoff.

.H. A. Campbell
A. F. Miller.

T. C. Wampler Douglas-C. McDonald..

..J. L. Fidler
.F. T. Roloson..

..E. E. Gere DuPage-F. E. Ayres.

.C. B. Gorham
.C. W. Hadley

R. T. Morgan Edgar-I. N. Cooley..

Howard Winn
W. V. Arbuckle.

Geo. W. Brown Edwards-John Brandon.

C. Marshall
.D. A. Macaulay

W. H. Siefferman Effingham-Wm. H. Jackson.. Martin Jakle

.J. Zimmerman.

C. E. Mitchell Fayette-H. W. Bahde..

.Jas. W. Eakin
W. P. Welker.

.C. F. Easterday Ford-Thos. Crowe..

.J. H. Nelson
L. A. Cranston..

H. M. Rudolph Franklin-Q. E. Burgess

Thos. Odom
Wm. P. Seeber.

Offa Neal Fulton-Geo. Wilson...

..W. H: Basel
W. S. Jewell...

......M. M. Cook Gallatin-C. E. Satterfield. C. R. Galloway

G. L. Houston.

.J. L. Greenlee Greene-P. W. Wood..

.M. F. Hudson
E. W. Painter..

.G. B. McClelland Grundy-J. H. Francis.

Thos. Steele
.Chas. F. Hanson.

.C. H. Root Hamilton-L. Bond...

G. E. Malone
..J. H. Lane.

.T. W. Biggerstaff Hancock-T. J. Kirby...

.C. Bertschi
Geo. V. Helfrich..

..J. E. Williams Hardin-W. T. Lamar...

..J. T. Kibler

.Jas. A. Watson.. .Hattie M. Rittenhouse Henderson-G. W. Howell.

.J. A. Amerman
.Jas. W. Gordon..

Della Yeomans Henry-J. A. Harberg.

.E. A. Swaim
Chas. E. Sturtz.

Martin Luther Iroquois-Jas. E. Owen.

Geo. P. Heikes
.J. J. Pallisard.

.F. A. Gilbreath Jackson-A. J. Woodard.

..S. Hanson
.John Venable..

Ida Robinson Jasper-J. W. Hamilton

...L. Musgrove
A E. Isley.

...J. F. Arnold Jefferson-W. C. Willis.

Grant Irvin
Geo. L. Ore..

A. E. Summers Jersey-S. Wycoff.

Hugh H. Snell
Geo. M. Seago.

...J. W. Roberts Jo Daviess-E. J. Menzimer.

..Jacob Meffley
.J. C. Boevers.

Myrtle Renwick Johnson-J. S. Bridges..

.John P. Mathis
D. J. Cowan..

W. M. Grissom Kane-Geo. A. James.

B. E. Richardson
F. R. Reid..

H. A. Dean Kankakee—Daniel J. Lee.

Jas. P. Russell
.J. B. Miller..

.S. D. Saltsgiver Kendall-E. Budd, Jr..

.S. Normandin
A. M. Sweetland.

A. D. Curran Knox-0. N. Custer....

.R. G. Mathews
A. J. Boutelle.

.W. F. Boyes Lake-Fred E. Ames..

.E. J. Griffin
.L. P. Hanna..

.T. A. Simpson LaSalle-Henry L. Arnold.

.Ole E. Benson
Chas. S. Cullen.

W. R. Foster Lawrence-J. Anderson.

.G. A. Vandament
T. H. Cunningham.

R. R. Kimmell Lee J. M. Sterling.

.A. T. Tourtillot
C, H. Wooster.

..I. F. Edwards Livingston-A. F. Mette.

.Jas. W. Morris
Asher C. Ball.

W. E. Herbert Logan-T. F. Holmes...

David Devine
Hugh Hunter..

D. F. Nichols Macon-W. T. J. Cooper.

.B. A. McGorray

Wm. E. Redmon.. .Leona F. Bowman Macoupin-Elmo Etter.

.R. L. Jones
A. S. Cuthbertson..

R. C. Moore Madison-H. M. Sanders.

..David Jones
.J. F. Gilham..

.J. U. Uzzel Marion-F. A. Rogers...

M. W. Michaels
J. C. Smith.

.J. S. Kniseley Marshall-Frank A. Barr...

..J. F. Howard
.H. E. Jacobs..

., E. F. Perry

County. Treasurer.
Mason-J. Euteneuer..
Massac-Robert Adkin.
McDonough-Jas. M. Pelley.
McHenry-W. S. McConnell.
McLean-W. A. Stautz.
Menard-H. K. Rule..
Mercer-J. W. Dilley
Monroe-John A. Hirz..
Montgomery-John Green*
Morgan-w. B. Rogers.
Moultrie-H. R. Warren.
Ogle-G. H. Andrew.
Peoria-Wm. P. Gauss.
Perry-Ed Flynn.
Piatt-J. H. Cline..
Pike-S. Williams..
Pope-W. S. Jenkins.
Pulaski-J. R. Weaver..
Putnam-H. E. Raley.
Randolph-A. W. Dauer.
Richland-I. C. Head..
Rock Island-P. F. Cox.
Saline-J. Moonoyham
Sanga mon-Jas. A. Hall.
Schuyler-Wm. Cooper.
Scott-E. N. Gilham..
Shelby-Henry Weber..
Stark-C. W. Bocock.
St. Clair-John J. Wies..
Stephenson-B. G. Cooper.
Tazewell-E. J. Kraeger.
Union-J. D. R. Brown..
Vermilion-E. H. Whitlock.
Wabash-C. Buchanan..
Warren-S. F. Allen.
Washington-J. M. Winfree.
Wayne-0. W. Talbert...
White-J. N. Wilson...
Whiteside-C. W. McCall.
Will-A. Ehrhardt.
Williamson-F. A. Chanabery
Winnebago-0. J. Holmquist.
Woodford-L. C. Gish..

Sheriff.

State's attorney.
A. F. Crum

.E. P. Nischwitz.
.R. T. Lytton

Geo. Sawyer..
.A. J. Dark

..C. S. Townley
.Chas. Wandrack

..L. D. Lowell, Jr.
A. L. Moore

Wm. R. Bach..
.R. S. Rule

Thos. P. Reep..
....F. M. Baker

Wm. J. Graham..
.J. M. Burkhardt

Roy E. Gauen..
.M. E. Bray

..L. V. Hill..
Chas. B. Graff

.B. A. Van Winkle.
W. 0. Funston

.A. W. Lux....
.Chas. M. Myers

..S. W. Crowell..
Lewis M. Hines

Robert Scholes.
.D. Winthrop

.Alya R. Dry...
A. Shiveley

Albert C. Edie.
John A. James

.Mark Bradburn.
Thos. F. Phelps

Geo. B. Baker..
..A. C. Bankson

.Geo. E. Martin..
Jasper Cecil

..Jas. E. Taylor..
H. E. Burns

.J. R. Simpson
H. J. Elliott

R. S. Rowland.
..Ed Kittilson

.John K. Scott..
0. 0. Cummins

D. W. Choisser..
Chas. Werner

F. L. Hatch..
...L. R. Moore

H. H. Brown..
Geo. W. Hogan

R. M. Riggs.
.J. P. Heinz

W. W. Hartsell..
.E. G. Williamson

.Jas. H. Rennick
.C. P. Cashel

F. J. Tecklenburg.
W. C. Milner

.L. H. Burrell..
Jas. A. Norris

Chas. Schaefer.
.J. K. Walton

.Jas. Lingle..
W. S. Helmick

..J. W. Keeslar..
. Alex Compton

Peter J. Kolb..
.Ira Dilley

.C. M. Huey.
A. H. Cohlmeyer

.J. P. Carter..
.J. W. Bozarth

B. F. Thomas.
Grisson

S. L. Garrisan..
C. A. Hamilton

H. H. Waite.
H. O. Williams

Wm. D. Heise.
.E. H. Bulliner

R. R. Fowler..
..C. S. Collier

H. B. North.
B. F. Slenker

J. R. Tweddale..
*Died May 16, 1907.

Sup't schools. .J. A. Meblhop .W. A. Spence

..B. E. Decker ..G. W. Conn, Jr.

B. C. Moore Eva B. Batterton

..C. L. Gregory

H. Eisenbarth

John W. Harp .H. C. Montgomery

...J. C. Hoke ..Anna B. Champion

..C. U. Stone .R. B. Templeton

C. Mcintosh

.D. P. Hoells .R. R. Randolph May S. Hawkins .Geo. W. Hunt

.M. A. Mudd .R. N. Stotler .s. J. Ferguson

...R. E. Řhine ...E. C. Pruitt L. J.

McCreery ...J. C. Moore C. M. Fleming Geo. C. Baker

Chas. Hertel

.Cyrus Grove ..A. M. Wells Wm. 0. Brown W. Y. Ludwig ...S. A. Maybe

.J. D. Regan Robert Pence .W. G. Cisne

V. W. Smith .B. F. Hendricks Wm. H. Nevens .R. 0. Clarida

0.J. Kern F. H. Dolden

ILLINOIS PRIMARY ELECTION LAW DECISION,

In an opinion handed down April 5, 1906, the contained more than the title specified, the title state Supreme court declared the Illinois pri- wholly failing to provide for a primary election mary law enacted in 1905 unconstitutional on the for the purpose of selecting candidates for office; grounds that it contained provisions delegating because the lodging of legislative power with legislative functions to political organizations, re- county or central committees or other purely volquired the payment of fees by candidates for of- untary party organizations is unconstitutional; be. tice, set up a geographical qualification for candi. cause the method provided for filling vacancies dates for the legislature and made out one set of is in direct conflict with section 188 of the bill requirements for one part of the state and an- of rights, providing that all elections shall be other set for another part. Gov. Deneen, on the free and equal; because the act provided no same day, issued a call for an extra session of means by which a person might register for the the legislature for the purpose of enacting a new primary election if for any reason he had failed primary law. The session began April 10 and to register at the last general election, and be. ended May 16. The primary law then passed cause the act provided that a voter could vote was also declared unconstitutional in a decision for only one candidate for representative in the made public Oct. 2. 1907. The state Supreme general assembly. court held that the act was defective because it

GOVERNÖRS OF ILLINOIS. Shadrach Bond, Dem.....1818-1822 John Wood. Rep. .1860-1861 | John P. Altgeld, Dem....1893-1897 Edward Coles, Dem.. ...1822-1826 Richard Yates, Rep. 1861-1865 John R. Tanner, Rep....1897-1901 Ninian Edwards, Dem.... 1826-1830 Richard J. Oglesby, Rep.1865-1869 Richard Yates, Jr., Rep..1901-1905 John Reynolds, Dem.. 1830-1834 John M. Palmer. I Rep..1869-1873 Charles S. Deneen, Rep.. 1905Wm. L. D. Ewing, * Dem. 1834-1834 Richard J. Oglesby, Rep. 1873-1873 *Served only fifteen days, com Joseph Duncan, Whig.....1834-1838 John L. Beveridge, Rep..1873 1877 pleting Reynolds' term. †Died Thomas Carlin, Dem... ..1838-1842 Shelby M. Cullom, Rep8.1877-1883 in office; succeeded by John Thomas Ford, Dem... ..1842-1846 John M. Hamilton, Rep..1883-1885 Wood. Democrat after 1872. Augustus C. French, Dem.1846-1853 Richard J. Oglesby, Rep.1885-1889 & Elected United States senator; Joel A. Matteson, Dem...1853-1857 Joseph W. Fifer, Rep....1889-1893 succeeded by John M. Hamilton. Wm. H. Bissell, † Rep...1857-1860

GARNISHMENT LAW OF ILLINOIS. Section 14 of the act of 1872 as amended in dollars per week shall be liable to garnishment.” 1897 and 1901 declares: “The wages for services Employers are obliged to pay wages amounting of a wage earner who is the head of a family to $15 or less, notwithstanding the service of a and residing with the same, to the amount of fif- writ of garnishment, providing the person to whom teen (15) dollars per week, shall be exempt from wages are due makes affidavit that he is the head garnishment. All above the sum of fifteen (15) of a family and is living with the same.

COOK COUNTY COURTHOUSE.

Corner stone laid Sept. 21, 1906; building occupied in fall of 1907; total cost $5,000,000.

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Hours 9 a. m. to 5 p. m.
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS.

cial affairs. As such he has charge of all deeds. Room 531 courthouse.

mortgages, contracts, bonds, notes and similar President-William Busse, R., 523 courthouse.

papers belonging to the county, settles all acClerk of County Board-Joseph F. Haas, R., 600

counts, keeps books showing appropriations and

expenditures, makes out report for fiscal year courthouse. Commissioners (all republicans)-Carl R. Chind

and submits estimates for the expenses of all blom, Albert G. Lanio, Max Blumenfeld, W.

the departments of the county organization. Schrojda, Joseph J. Elias, Joseph M. Dennis,

COUNTY TREASURER'S OFFICE. Oscar De Priest, William Umbach, Louis H.

Courthouse, 1st and 2d floors, north end. Mack, city districts; William Busse, August C. Boeber, Joseph Carolan, William C. Hartray,

County Treasurer-John R. Thompson, R.

Assistant Treasurer-Edward J. Werner. Alfred Van Steenberg, country districts.

Duties-The county treasurer receives and disCommittee Clerk-0. W. Nash, 527 courthouse.

burses, pursuant to law, all the revenues and Meetings—The regular meetings of the board of

other public moneys belonging to the county. commissioners are held on the first Monday of

He personally countersigns county orders and December, January, February, March, June and

renders accounts to the board of commissioners. September of each year. Duties—The commissioners are charged with the

COMPTROLLER'S OFFICE. management of the county affairs of Cook coun

511 courthouse. ty, as provided by law, having the same powers Comptroller-Joseph F. Haas, R. as the boards of supervisors in other counties.

Deputy Comptroller-J. L. Monaghan, R. They make all appropriations and contracts and Duties-See County Clerk. authorize all expenditures. The president appoints, with the approval of the board, the super

SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC SERVICE. intendent of public service and other officers and

519 courthouse. employes whose election or appointment is not Superintendent of Public Service-William Mcotherwise provided for by law.

Laren, R.
COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE.

Duties-Purchases all supplies for the county in-
Courthouse, 2d floor, south end.

stitutions, advertising for bids at specified times

and entering into yearly or quarterly contracts County Clerk-Joseph F. Haas, R.

and making tests from time to time of the arDeputies-George A. Mugler, chief deputy; James ticles furnished to determine if they are up to

L. Monaghan, deputy comptroller; Frank L. Pas- contract requirements.
deloup. chief clerk County_court; Morris Sal.
monson, marriage licenses; Dr. T. J. Ferguson,

RECORDER'S OFFICE. vital statistics; M. M. Hoffman, redemptions;

Courthouse, 1st floor, south end. Louis F. Wilk, cashier; Frank McNally, book- Recorder of Deeds-Abel Davis, R. keeper; A. S. Cameron, tax extension.

Chief Deputy-John V. Clinnen. Duties-The county clerk is clerk of the county Duties—The recorder shall, as soon as practicable

board and ex officio comptroller of county finan- after the filing of any instrument in writing in

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