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and whoever, having the charge or custody of any such animal, either as owner or otherwise, shall unnecessarily fail to provide such animal with proper food and drink, sball, for each and every offense, be punished by a fine not less than five dollars, and not exceeding one hundred dol. lars, to be recovered on complaint before any justice of the peace, or by indictment in the county where such offense shall be committed.
APPROVED March 8, 1872.
In force July 1, AN ACT to prevent male animals running at large, and for their restraint.
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SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Nlinois, represented in the General Assembly, That it shall be unlawful for any male animal, viz: stallion, jackass, bull, ram or boar, to run at large in this state.
§ 2. That whenever any animal, as set forth in the first section of this act, shall be allowed, by its owner or owners, keeper or keepers, to run at large or go unrestrained,
it shall be lawful for any person to restrain the same by To be adver- proper confinement and care; and the person so restraining
shall immediately advertise such animal by posting up in three of the most public places in the township where the person so restraining shall reside, and the owner or owners, keeper or keepers of such animal shall be required to pay to the person so restraining, five dollars for such restraint, seventy-five cents each for the three advertisements so posted up, and seventy-five cents per diem for their maintenance while in his care; upon the payment of which, and the proper proof of ownership or agency for such ownership, the person so restraining shall deliver up such animal,
unless as provided in the third section of this act. Owner guilty $ 3. Any owners or keepers of animals, as set forth in
the first section of this act, who shall allow such animal to run at large, or go unrestrained, in addition to the foregoing, as set forth in the second section of this act, upon complaint of any person or persons to any justice of the peace, or town officer having jurisdiction, such owner or owners, keeper or keepers, shall be deemed guilty of trespass, and shall be mulcted in a fine of not less than five dollars, nor more than fifty dollars for each and every such offense. And in addition to the foregoing, every such owner or owners, keeper or keepers of such male animals, as set forth in the first section of this act, who shall allow such male animals to go unrestrained, or run at large, shall be deemed liable for all damages that may accrue to others, whether to their persons or their property, as 'stock-breeders or other
wise, caused or brought about by the unrestraint or running at large of said male animals; and damage so accrued shall be recoverable by law in an action for damages in any court having jurisdiction of the same.
§ 4. If such male animal shall remain in the possession Estray. of the person restraining it for thirty days from the time of advertising it, it shall be deemed an estray, and the laws of this state governing estrays shall be applicable to it.
APPROVED March 8, 1872.
AN ACT to apportion the state into nineteen congressional districts and estab- In force July 1,
lish the same, and provide for the election of representatives therein.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Ilinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the state of Illinois is hereby apportioned into nineteen congressional districts, and the same are hereby established and shall be respectively composed as herein set forth, to wit:
The first district shall be composed of the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh wards of the city of Chicago, the towns of Hyde Park, Lake, Lyons, Riverside, Lemont, Palos, Worth, Calumet, Orland, Bremen, Thornton, Rich and Bloom, in Cook county, and the county of
The second district, of the eighth, ninth, tenth, eleventh, twelfth, thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth wards of the city of Chicago.
The third district, of the sixteenth, seventeenth, eighteenth, nineteenth and iwentieth wards of the city of Chicago, the towns of Cicero, Proviso, Jefferson, Leyden, Lake View, Evanston, Niles, Maine, Elk Grove, Schaumberg, Hanover, Barrington, Palatine, Wheeling, Northfield and New Trier, in the county of Cook, and the county of Lake.
The fourth district, of the counties of Kane, DeKalb, McHenry, Boone and Winnebago.
The fifth district, of the counties of Stephenson, Jo Daviess, Carroll, Whiteside and Ogle.
The sixth district, of the counties of Lee, Bureau, Putnam, Henry and Rock Island.
The seventh district, of the counties of LaSalle, Kendall, Grundy and Will.
The eighth district, of the counties of Kankakee, Iroquois, Ford, Livingston, Woodford and Marshall.
The ninth district, of the counties of Stark, Peoria, Knox and Fulton,
The tenth district, of the counties of Mercer, Henderson, Warren, Hancock, McDonough and Schuyler.
The eleventh district, of the counties of Adams, Brown, Pike, Calhoun, Greene and Jersey.
The twelfth district, of the counties of Scott, Morgan, Cass, Menard, Sangamon and Christian.
The thirteenth district, of the counties of Mason, Tazewell, McLean, Logan and DeWitt.
The fourteenth district, of the counties of Macon, Piatt, Champaign, Douglas, Coles and Vermilion.
The fifteenth district, of the counties of Edgar, Clark, Cumberland, Moultrie, Shelby, Effingham, Jasper, Crawford and Lawrence.
The sixteenth district, of the counties of Montgomery, Fayette, Bond, Clinton, Washington, Marion and Clay.
The seventeenth district, of the counties of Macoupin, Madison, St. Clair and Monroe.
The eighteenth district, of the counties of Randolph, Perry, Jackson, Union, Williamson, Johnson, Pope, Massac, Pulaski and Alexander.
The nineteenth district, of the counties of Richland, Wayne, Edwards, Wabash, Jefferson, Franklin, Hamilton, White, Saline, Gallatin and Hardin.
§ 2. One representative to the congress of the United States shall be elected in each of the districts before enumerated, on the Tuesday after the first Monday of Novem. ber, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-two, and one in each of said districts every two years thereafter. Such elections shall be held and the returns thereof made and canvassed in the manner provided by law.
APPROVED March 28, 1872.
Time of election,
In force July 1,
AN ACT to apportion the state of Illinois into senatorial districts.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That until the taking and return of the next federal census, and the apportionment thereunder, as provided in the constitution, this state shall be divided into senatorial districts, each of which shall be entitled to one senator and three representatives, as follows, to-wit:
First-The first, second, tenth and eleventh wards of the city of Chicago, in the county of Cook, shall constitute the first district.
Second-The third, fourth and fifth wards of the city of Chicago, in the county of Cook, and the townships of Hyde Park and Lake, in said county, shall constitute the second district.
Third—The sixth, seventh and eighth wards of the city of Chicago, in the county of Cook, shall constitute the third district.
Fourth—The ninth, twelfth and thirteenth wards of the city of Chicago, in the county of Cook, shall constitute the fourth district.
Fifth—The fourteenth, fifteenth and eighteenth wards of the city of Chicago, in the county of Cook, shall constitute the fifth district.
Sixth-The sixteenth, seventeenth, nineteenth and twentieth wards of the city of Chicago, in the county of Cook, shall constitute the sixth district.
Seventh-The townships of New Trier, Northfield, Wheeling, Palatine, Barrington, Hanover, Schaumberg, Elk Grove, Maine, Niles, Evanston, Lake View, Jefferson, Leyden, Proviso, Riverside, Cicero, Lyons, Lemont, Palos, Worth, Calumet, Thornton, Bremen, Orland, Rich and Bloom, in the county of Cook, shall constitute the seventh district.
Eighth—The counties of McHenry and Lake shall constitute the eighth district.
Ninth—The counties of Winnebago and Boone shall con. stitute the ninth district.
Tenth—The counties of Jo Daviess and Stephenson shall constitute tbe tenth district.
Eleventh-The counties of Carroll and Whiteside shall constitute the eleventh district.
Twelfth—The counties of Ogle and Lee shall constitute the twelfth district.
Thirteenth-The counties of DeKalb, Kendall and Grundy shall constitute the thirteenth district.
Fourteenth—The counties of Kane and DuPage sball constitute the fourteenth district.
Fifteenth—The county of Will shall constitute the fifteenth district.
Sixteenth—The counties of Kankakee and Iroquois shall Constitute the sixthteenth district.
Seventeenth—The county of LaSalle shall constitute the seventeenth district.
Eighteenth—The counties of Livingston and Ford shall constitute the eighteenth district.
Nineteenth—The counties of Bureau and Stark shall constitate the nineteenth district.
Twentieth-The counties of Putnam, Marshall and Woodford shall constitute the twentieth district.
Twenty-first—The counties of Rock Island and Henry shall constitute the twenty-first district.
Twenty-second-The counties of Mercer and Knox shall constitute the twenty-second district.
Twenty-third—The counties of Warren and McDonough shall constitute the twenty-third district.
Twenty:fourth-The counties of Henderson and Hancock shall constitute the twenty-fourth district.
Twenty-fifth-The counties of Fulton and Schuyler shall constitute the twenty-fifth district.
Twenty-sixth—The county of Peoria shall constitute the twenty-sixth district.
Twenty-seventh—The counties of Tazewell and Logan shall constitute the twenty-seventh district.
Twenty eighth—The county of McLean shall constitute the twenty-eighth district.
Twenty-ninth—The counties of DeWitt and Macon shall constitute the twenty.ninth district.
Thirtieth—The counties of Piatt and Champaign shall constitute the thirtieth district.
Thirty-first—The counties of Vermilion and Edgar shall constitute the thirty-first district.
Thirty-second-The counties of Douglas, Coles and Moul. trie sball constitute the thirty-second district,
Thirty-third—The counties of Shelby, Cumberland and Effingham shall constitute the thirty-third district.
Thirty-fourth—The counties of Christian and Mont. gomery shall constitute the thirty-fourth district.
Thirty-fifth—The county of Sangamon shall constitute the thirty-fifth district.
Thirty-sixth—The counties of Mason, Brown, Cass and Menard shall constitute the thirty-sixth district.
Thirty-seventh—The county of Adams shall constitute the thirty-seventh district.
Thirty-eighth—The counties of Scott, Pike and Calhoun shall constitute the thirty-eighth district.
Thirty-ninth--The counties of Greene and Morgan shall constitute the thirty-ninth district.
Fortieth—The counties of Macoupin and Jersey shall constitute the fortieth district.
Forty first—The county of Madison shall constitute the forty-first district.
Forty-second–The counties of Bond, Olinton and Washington shall constitute the forty-second district.
Forty.third—The counties of Fayette and Marion shall constitute the forty-third district.
Forty-fourth—The counties of Clay, Wayne, Richland, Edwards and Wabash shall constitute the forty-fourth district.
Forty-fifth-The counties of Clark, Crawford, Lawrenee and Jasper shall constitute the forty-fifth district.
Forty-sixth—The counties of Jefferson, Hamilton and White shall constitute the forty-sixth district.