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DIRECTORY OF THE JUDICIARY DEPARTMENT OF THE STATE OF
STATE OF ILLINOIS.
CORRECTED TO JUNE 29, 1906.
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) County and Probate Courts.
(1) THE SUPREME COURT.
The Supreme Court consists of seven justices, elected for a term cf 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 Mt. Vernon, Springfield and Ottawa.
In 1897 these divisions were cor olidated 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, December, February, April and June of each year.
ISAAC N. PHILLIPS..
First District-ALONZO K. VICKERS...
... 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 Scott is the present Chief Justice.
CHRISTOPHER MAMER, Springfield.
RALPH H. WILKIN, Springfield.
(2) APPELLATE COURTS.
These Courts are held by 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, comprising the law firm of Jones & Addington, 100 Washington street, Chicago.
FIRST DISTRICT. Composed of the county of Cook. Court sits at Chicago on the first Tuesdays of March and Octo
ber. CLERK—Alfred R. Porter, Ashland Block, Chicago. FRANCIS ADAMS, Presiding Justice, Ashland Block, Chicago. JESSE HOLDOM, Justice, Ashland Block, Chicago. EDWARD O. BROWN, Justice, Ashland Block, Chicago.
BRANCH APPELLATE COURT.*
FIRST DISTRICT. FREDERICK A. SMITH, Presiding Justice, Ashland Block, Chicago. · FRANK BAKER, Justice, Ashland Block, Chicago. HENRY V. FREEMAN, Justice, Ashland Block, Chicago.
DuPage, Grundy, Henderson, Henry, Iroquois, Jo Daviess,
bago and Woodford.
April and October.
Champaign, Christian, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, DeWitt,
Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, Tazewell and Vermilion.
days in May and November.
FRANK D. RAMSAY, Presiding Justice, Morrison.
LESLIE D. PUTERBAUGH, Justice, Peoria. * 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.
Crawford, Edwards, Effingham, Fayette, Franklin, Gallatin,
ington, Wayne, White and Williamson.
Tuesdays in February and August.
COLOSTIN D. MYERS, Presiding Justice, Bloomington.
(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, Willianison and Saline.
WILLIAM N. BUTLER, Cairo. Second Circuit.—The counties of Hardin, Galatin, White, Hamilton, Franklin, Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, Jefferson, Richland, Lawrence and Crawford.
JACOB R. CREIGHTON, Fairfield. Third Circuit.—The counties of Randolph, Monroe, St. Clair, Madison, Bond, Washington and Perry.
CHARLES T. MOORE, Nashville.
SAMUEL L. DWIGHT, Centralia. Fifth Circuit.—The counties of Vermilion, Edgar, Clark, Cumber. land and Coles.
MORTON W. THOMPSON, Danville.
• Laws 1897, 188.