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WITI A DIRECTORY OF THE JUDICIARY OF THE STATE,
CORRECTED TO DECEMBER 3, 1912.
A. D. 1912.
LAST FILING DATE OF REPORTED CASES:
W. CLYDE JONES AND KEENE H. ADDINGTON,
AUTHORS OF JONES & ADDINGTON'S SUPPLEMENTS TO
STARR & CURTIS'S AXNOTATED ILLINOIS STATUTES.
DIRECTORY OF THE JUDICIARY DEPARTMENT
OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS
CORRECTED TO DECEMBER 3, 1912.
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.
. East St. Louis, Second District-WILLIAM M. FARMER....
. Vandalia. Third District-FRANK K. DUNN.......
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.
(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. W. CLYDE JONES and KEENE H. ADDINGTON, of the law firm of Jones,
Addington, Ames & Seibold, 105 West Monroe Street, Chicago.
BRANCH B. *
BRANCH C. * *
BRANCH D. **
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, Marshall, 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
DORRANCE DIBELL, Presiding Justice, Joliet.
THIRD DISTRICT. Composed of the counties of Adams, Brown, Calhoun, Cass, Cham
paign, Christian, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, De Witt, Douglas, Ed. gar, 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.
• 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, 608. Laws of 1897. 185.
** Established under act of June 6. 1911.
CLERK—W. C. Hippard, Springfield.
GEORGE W. THOMPSON, Presiding Justice, Galesburg.
FOURTH DISTPICT. Composed of the counties of Alexander, Bond, Clay, Clinton, Craw.
ford, Edwards, Effingham, Fayette, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamillou, Hardin. Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Joudson, Lawrence, Madi. son, 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 Tuesdays
il Mareb and October
HARRY HIGBEE, Presiding Justice, Pittsfield.
(3) CIRCUIT COURTS. Exclusive of Cook county, the State of Illinois is divided into Serenteen Judicial Circuits, as follows:
First Circuit.-The counties of Alexander, Pulaski, Massac, Pope, Johnson, Union, Jackson, Williamson and Saline.
WILLIAM N. BUTLER, Cairo.
JACOB R. CREIGHTON, Fairfield. Third Circuit.—The counties of Randolph, Monroe, St. Clair, Madı800, Bond, Washington and Perry.
WILLIAM E. HADLEY, Collinsville.
THOMAS M. JETT, Hillsboro. Fifth Circuit.—The counties of Vermilion, Edgar, Clark, Cumberland and Coles.
WILLIAM B. SCHOLFIELD, Marsball.
*Laws 1897, 198.