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kept for that purpose, and known as the ground [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 and also in 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 above provided, forthwith.
§ 5. Whenever a grand jury shall be required by law, or by order of the judge, they shall be drawn from the grand jury box and summoned in like manner as provided in the last section. At the end of each term of court the said jury commissioners shall ascertain the names of all persons who have served and all who have been excused as jurors during said term, and the names of such as have served shall then be checked off from the said jury list and shall not again be placed in either jury box until all others on said list shall have served, or been found to be disqualified or exempt, and the names of all who have been excused shall again be placed in the jury box.
$ 6. The said jury commissioners, deputy jury commissioners, clerks 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 office expenses of said jury commissioners shall be paid in like manner: Provided, however, that the compensation of any such commissioner, deputy or clerk shall not exceed the sum of $2,000 per annum: Provided, further, that in counties of the first class the compensation of said jury commissioners and deputies shall not exceed ten dollars each per annum; and in counties of the second class it shall not exceed fifty dollars each per annum; and in counties of the third class it shall not be less than five hundred dollars each per annum.
APPROVED June 15, 1887.
JUSTICES AND CONSTABLES.
$1. Amends sec. 62, act 1872, as amended 1881, by inserting the words and police magis
An Act to amend section sixty-two as amended May 30, 1881, in force
May 30, 1881, of "An act to provide for the election and qualificution of justices of the peace and constables, and to provide for the jurisdiction and practice of justices of the peace in civil cases, and fix the duties of constables, and to repeal certain acts therein named,” approved Aprii 1, 1872, in force July 1, 1872.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section sixty-two as amended May 30, 1881, in force May 30, 1881, of “An act to provide for the election and qualification of justices of the peace and constables, and to provide for the jurisdiction and practice of justices of the peace in civil cases, and fix the duties of constables, and to repeal certain acts therein named," approved April 1, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, [be amended so that the same shall read as follows:]
“Section 62. Appeals from judgments of justices of the peace and police magistrates to the circuit or county court, if such jurisdiction shall be conferred upon the county court by law, shall be granted in all cases except on judgments confessed, and in the county of Cook appeals may also be granted to the superior court of said county: Provided, the party praying for an appeal shall, within twenty days from the rendition of the judgment from which he desires to take an appeal, enter into bond with security to be approved and conditioned as hereinafter provided, in substance as follows:
Know all men by these presents, that we, A, B., and C. D., are held and firmly bound unto E. F. in the penal sum of (here insert double the amount of judgment and costs), lawful money of the United States, for the payment of which well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs and administrators jointly, severally and firmly by these presents. Witness our hand and seal this
day of The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the said E. F. did on the ..... day of
A. D. 18.., before a justice of the peace or police magistrate for district, city or village, recover a judgment against the above bonded A. B. for the sum of ..... dollars (or for costs as the case may be) from which judgment the said A, B
has taken an appeal to the
court in the county of.. Now if the said A. B. shall prosecute his appeal with effect, and pay whatever judgment may be rendered against him by said court upon the trial of said appeal, or by consent, or in case the appeal is dismissed, or in case the matter in controversy is settled between
the parties to the suit without a trial by the court appealed to, will pay the judgment rendered against him by said justice or police magistrate, and all costs that have been made before the justice or police magistrate, and all costs occasioned by said appeal, (or if the judgment appealed from is in favor of the appellant, omit the words judgment rendered against him by said justice or police magistrate), then the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and effect.
(SEAL.] C. D. SEAL.]
( Approved by me this ........ day of...
A. D. 18.. APPROVED June 13, 1887.
IN CITIES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES
1. Amends sec. 1 of the act of 1872, as amended in 1883, by increasing the amount of tax
which may be levied in cities of less than 100,000 inhabitants to two mills on the
dollar. An Act to amend section one (1) of "An act to authorize cities, incorpo
rated towns and townships to establish and maintain free public libraries and reading rooms," approved and in force March 7, 1872.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section one (1) of “An act to authorize cities, incorporated towns and townships to establish and maintain free public libraries and reading rooms," approved and in force March 7, 1872, be amended so that the same shall read as follows:
“SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the city council of each incorporated city shall have the power to establish and maintain a public library and reading room for the use and benefit of the inhabitants of such city, and may levy a tax of not to exceed two mills' on the dollar annually, on all the taxable property in the city; such tax to be levied and collected in like manner with the general taxes of said city, and to be known as the library fund: Provided, that in cities of over one hundred thousand inhabitants such tax shall not exceed one-half of a mill on the dollar annually; and the said annual library taxes in cities of over one hundred thousand inhabitants shall not be included in the aggregate amount of taxes as limited by section one (1) of article eight (8) of “An act for the incorporation of cities and villages,' approved April 10, 1872, and the amendatory acts thereto."
APPROVED June 17, 1887.
MECHANICS'--STATEMENT OF ACCOUNT. § 1. Amends section 4 by requiring creditors $ 52. The owner of property may require or contractors to file statement of ac
suit to be brought in 30 days. count before suit can be brought. Amends section 28 by requiring that § 53. Circuit clerks shall keep record of the statement and claim as provided in section 4 shall be in four months; suit thereon shall be begun in two § 54. Satisfaction of claim, when paid.
years. An Act to amend sections four and twenty-eight, and add sections fifty
two, fifty-three and fifty-four to “An act to revise the law relating to liens," in force July 1, 1874.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section four and section twenty-eight of an act entitled “An act to revise the law relating to liens," in force July 1, 1874, be amended as follows; and that said act be further amended by adding thereto three additional sections, known as sections fifty-two, fifty-three and fifty-four, as hereinafter provided : “Section 4. Every creditor or contractor who wishes to avail
4 himself of the provisions of this act shall file with the clerk of the circuit court of the county in which the building, erection or other improvement to be charged with the lien is situated, a just and true statement, or account or demand due him after allowing all credits, setting forth the times when such material was furnished or labor performed, and containing a correct description of the property to be charged with the lien, and verified by an affidavit. Any person having filed a claim for a lien as provided in this section may bring a suit at once to enforce the same by bill or petition in any court of competent jurisdiction in the county where the claim for a lien has been filed.”
“Section 28. No creditor shall be allowed to enforce a lien created under the provisions of this act as against or to the prejudice of any other creditor, or incumbrance or purchaser, unless a claim for lien shall have been filed with the clerk of the circuit court, as provided in section four of this act, within four months after the last payment shall have become due and payable. Suit shall be commenced within two years after filing such claim with the clerk of the circuit court, or the lien shall be vacated.”
“Section 52. Upon the written demand of the owner or his agent, or any person interested in said real estate, served on the person or his agent claiming the lien, requiring suit to be commenced to enforce the lien, such suit shall be commenced within thirty days thereafter or the lien shall be forfeited.
“Section 53. The clerk of the circuit court where such lien shall be filed shall endorse on every such claimi for a lien filed, the date of filing, and make an abstract thereof in a book kept for that purpose, and properly indexed, containing the name of the person filing the lien, the amount of the lien, the date of filing, the name of the pers^n against whom the lien is filed, and a description of the property charged with the lien, and for which the person filing the lien shall pay one dollar to the clerk.
“Section 54. Whenever a lien has been claimed by filing the same with the clerk of the circuit court, and is afterwards paid, the person filing the same shall acknowledge satisfaction thereof in the proper book in such office in writing, and on neglect to do so for ten days after the claim has been paid, he shall forfeit to the owner the sum of twenty-five dollars."
APPROVED May 31, 1887.
$1. Amends secs. 29 and 30, act of 1874, by mak- § 2. Repeals certain sections.
ing them conform to the provisions
penalties. An Acr to amend sections twenty-nine (29), thirty (30) and thirty-five
(35), and to repeal sections thirty-six (36), forty-two (42), forty-three (43) and forty-four (44) of an act entitled "An act to revise the law in relation to liens,” approved March 25, 1874, in force July 1, 1874.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That sections twenty-nine (29), thirty (30) and thirty-five (25) of an act entitled “An act to revise the law in relation to liens,” approved March 25, 1874, in force July 1, 1874, be so amended as to read as follows:
"Section 29. Sub-contractors, Mechanics, Workmen, etc. Every sub-contractor, mechanic, workmen, or other person, who shall hereafter, in pursuance of the purposes of the original contract between the owner of any lot or piece of ground, or his agent and the original contractor, perform any labor or furnish any materials in building, altering, repairing, beautifying or ornamenting any house or other building or appurtenance thereto, on such lot or on any street or alley and connected with such building or appurtenance, shall have a lien for the value of such labor and materials upon such house or building and appurtenances, and upon the lot or land upon which the same stands, to the extent of the right, title and interest of such owner at the time of making the original contract for such house or the improvement, but the aggregate of all the liens hereby authorized shall not exceed the price stipulated