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REPORTS OF CASES

DETERMINED IN THE

APPELLATE COURTS

OF ILLINOIS

WITH A DIRECTORY OF THE JUDICIARY OF THE STATE

CORRECTED TO MARCH 18, 1913.

VOL. CLXXV

A. D. 1913.

LAST FILING DATE OF REPORTED CASES:
SECOND DISTRICT, OCTOBER 15, 1912;
FIRST DISTRICT, DECEMBER 19, 1912.

EDITED BY

THE PUBLISHERS' EDITORIAL STAFF

CHICAGO
CALLAGHAN & COMPANY

Copyright, 1913
BY CALLAGHAN & COMPANY

JUL 10 1913

DIRECTORY OF THE JUDICIARY DEPARTMENT

OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS.

CORRECTED TO MARCH 18, 1913.

The judiciary department of the State of Illinois is composed of (1) the Supreme Court; (2) Appellate Courts; (3) Circuit Courts; (4) Courts of Cook County; (5) City Courts; (6) Municipal Court of Chicago; (7) County and Probate Courts.

(1) THE SUPREME COURT.

The Supreme Court consists of seven justices, elected for a term of nine years, one from each of the seven districts into which the State is divided.

Formerly the State was divided into three grand divisions, Southern, Central and Northern, in which the terms were held, with one clerk for each of the three grand divisions elected for a term of six years, the court sitting at Mount Vernon, Springfield and Ottawa.

In 1897 these divisions were consolidated into one, comprising the entire State, and provision made that all terms of the court be held in the city 'of Springfield, on the first Tuesday in October, Decem. ber, February, April and June of each year.

BEPORTER.

SAMUEL P.

IRWIN

. Bloomington.

JUSTICES. First District-ALONZO K. VICKERS.

East St. Louis. Second District-WILLIAM M. FARMER.

... Vandalia. Third District-FRANK K. DUNN.

.Charleston. Fourth District-GEORGE A. COOKE.

.Aledo. Fifth District-John P. Hand....

Cambridge. Sixth District-JAMES H. CARTWRIGHT.

.Oregon. Seventh District-ORRIN N. CARTER.

. Chicago. The Chief Justice is chosen by the court, annually, at the June term. The rule of the court is to select as successor to the presiding justice the justice next in order of seniority who has not served as Chief Justice within six years last past. Mr. Justice

Dunn is the present Chief Justice.

CLERK.

J. McCan Davis, Springfield.

LIBRARIAN.

RALPH H. WILKIN, Springfield.

(2) APPELLATE COURTS. These Courts are held by the Judges of the Circuit Courts assigned by the Supreme Court for a term of three years. One clerk is elected in each district.

REPORTERS. Reported by the publishers' editorial staff.

FIRST DISTRICT.
Composed of the county of Cook.
Court sits at Chicago on the first Tuesdays of March and October.
CLERK–Alfred R. Porter, Ashland Block, Chicago.
Ben M. SMITH, Presiding Justice, Ashland Block, Chicago.
FRANK BAKER, Justice, Ashland Block, Chicago.
EDWARD O. BROWN, Justice, Ashland Block, Chicago.

BRANCH B.*
THOMAS C. CLARK, Presiding Justice, Ashland Block, Chicago.
ALBERT C. BARNES, Justice, Ashland Block, Chicago.
FREDERICK A. SMITH, Justice, Ashland Block, Chicago.

BRANCH C.**
WARREN W. DUNCAN, Presiding Justice, Marion.
JAMES S. BAUME, Justice, Galena.
EMERY C. GRAVES, Justice, Geneseo.

BRANCH D.** Martin M. GRIDLEY, Presiding Justice, Ashland Block, Chicago. JOSEPH H. FITCH, Justice, Ashland Block, Chicago. WILLIAM H. McSURELY, Justice, Ashland Block, Chicago.

SECOND DISTRICT.
Composed of the counties of Boone, Bureau, Carroll, DeKalb, Du-

Page, Grundy, Henderson, Henry, Iroquois, Jo Daviess, Kane,
Kankakee, Kendall, Knox, Lake, La Salle, Lee, Livingston, Mar-
shall, McHenry, Mercer, Ogle, Peoria, Putnam, Rock Island,
Stark, Stephenson, Warren, Whiteside, Will, Winnebago and

Woodford.
Court sits at Ottawa, La Salle county, on the first Tuesdays in

April and October.
CLERK—Christopher C. Duffy, Ottawa.

DORRANCE DIBELL, Presiding Justice, Joliet.
DUANE J. Carnes, Justice, Sycamore.
CHARLES WHITNEY, Justice, Waukegan.

THIRD DISTRICT.
Composed of the counties of Adams, Brown, Calhoun, Cass, Cham.

paign, Christian, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, DeWitt, Douglas, Edgar, Ford, Fulton, Greene, Hancock, Jersey, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, Mason, McDonough, McLean, Menard, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie, Piatt, Pike, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott,

Shelby, Tazewell and Vermilion. Court sits at Springfield, Sangamon county, on the first Tuesdays

in April and October.
CLERK—W. C. Hippard, Springfield.

GEORGE W. THOMPSON, Presiding Justice, Galesburg.
JACOB R. CREIGHTON, Justice, Fairfield.

SOLON PIILBRICK, Justice, Champaign. This court is a branch of the Appellate Court of the first district, and is held by three judges of the Circuit Court, designated and assigned by the Supreme Court under the provisions of the act of the General Assembly, approved June 2, 1897. Hurd's Statutes, 1897, 508, Laws of 1897, 185.

** Established under act of June 6, 1911.

FOURTH DISTRICT. Composed of the counties of Alexander, Bond, Clay, Clinton, Craw

ford, Edwards, Effingham, Fayette, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Lawrence, Madison, Marion, Massac, Monroe, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Saline, St. Clair, Union, Wabash, Washington,

Wayne, White and Williamson. Court sits at Mount Vernon, Jefferson county, on the fourth Tues

days in March and October.
CLEBK- Albert C. Millspaugh, Mount Vernon.

JAMES C. McBride, Presiding Justice, Taylorville.
HARRY HIGBIE, Justice, Pittsfield.
OWEN P. THOMPSON, Justice, Jacksonville.

(3) CIRCUIT COURTS.

Exclusive of Cook county, the State of Illinois is divided into Seventeen Judicial Circuits, as follows:

First Circuit.-The counties of Alexander, Pulaski, Massac, Pope, Johnson, Union, Jackson, Williamson and Saline.

JUDGES.
A. W. LEWIS, Harrisburg.
WARREN W. DUNCAN, Marion.

WILLIAM N. BUTLER, Cairo. Second Circuit.—The counties of Hardin, Gallatin, White, Hamil. ton, Franklin, Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, Jefferson, Richland, Lawrence and Crawford.

JUDGES.
ENOCH E. NEWLIN, Robinson.
WILLIAM H. GREEN, Mt. Vernon.

R.
Third Circuit.—The counties of Randolph, Monroe, St. Clair,
Madison, Bond, Washington and Perry.

JUDGES.
LOUIS BERNREUTER, Nashville.
GEORGE A. Crow, East St. Louis.

WILLIAM E. HADLEY, Collinsville.
Fourth Circuit.-The counties of Clinton, Marion, Clay, Fayette,
Effingham, Jasper, Montgomery, Shelby and Christian.

JUDGES.
ALBERT M. Rose, Louisville.
JAMES C. McBRIDE, Taylorville.

THOMAS M. JETT, Hillsboro. Fifth Circuit.—The counties of Vermilion, Edgar, Clark, Cumber. land and Coles.

JUDGES.
WILLIAM B. SCHOLFIELD, Marshall.
E. R. E. KIMBROUGH, Danville.

MORTON W. THOMPSON, Danville.
Sixth Circuit.-The counties of Champaign, Douglas, Moultrie,
Macon, DeWitt and Piatt.

JUDGES.
WILLIAM G. COCHRAN, Sullivan.
SOLON PHILBRICK, Champaign.
WILLIAM C. JOHNS, Decatur.

*Laws 1897, 188.

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