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aforesaid, the public highway there, leading from Ottawa unto the town of La Salle, c. D. did obstruct and render inconvenient (or "dangerous”) to pass, that is to say, divers large pieces of timber then and there put and placed, and caused to be put and placed, and the same obstruction from the said day of

aforesaid, until the day of exhibiting this charge, in and upon the said public highway to be and remain has permitted and still does permit. (Conclude as before, page 70.)

For obstructing a common street. Crim. Code, Sec. 131.

(Cominence as before, page 70 ;) that on

day of 18 and on divers other days and times, as well before as afterwards, at Ottawa, in the county aforesaid, the common street in the town of Ottawa, called Columbus street, C. D. did obstruct and render inconvenient to pass, that is to say, divers cartloads of filth and rubbish then and there did put and place, and caused to be put and placed, to the great inconvenience of the citizens of the said town and of the said state, so that they could not freely pass and

repass along the said street, and from the said aforesaid, until the day of exhibiting this charge, has permitted and still does permit the said obstruction to be, lie, and remain, (Conclude as before, page 70.)

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For selling unwholesome provisions. Criin. Code, Sec. 132.

(Commence as before, page 70 ;) that on, &c., at, &c., in the county aforesaid, C. D. did knowingly sell to the said A. B. a quantity of diseased and unwholesome provisions for meat, that is to say, one hundred pounds of the flesh of a diseased ox, knowing the said ox to have been diseased, and without making it known to the said A.B. (Conclude as before, page 70,)

Another form.

(Commence as before, page 70;) that on, &c., at, &c., in the county aforesaid, C. D. did knowingly sell to the said A. B. a certain quantity of diseased and unwholesome provisions for meat, that is to say, one hundred pounds of diseased and unwholesome pork, knowing the same to be diseased and unwholesome, and without making it known to the said A. B. (Con. clude as before, page 70.)

For defacing notices. Crim. Code, Sec. 134.

(Commence as before, page 70 ;) that on, &c., at, &c., in the county aforesaid, A. B., one of the constables of the said county, had in his hands an execution issued by L. M., Esquire, a justice of the peace of said county, upon a judgment then lately entered by him in favor of E. F., plaintiff, against G. H., defendant, by which execution the said A. B., constable as aforesaid, was commanded to make of the goods and chattels of the said G. H. the sum of thirty dollars debt and two dollars costs, and, for the purpose of making the same, the said A. B., constable as aforesaid, by virtue of said execution, afterwards, to wit, on the day of

18 levied upon the goods and chattels of the said G. H., and afterwards, on the same day and in the county aforesaid, appointed the day of

at o'clock in the as the time for the sale, by advertisement thereof in writing, posted up at three of the most public places in said county, one of which advertisements was posted on the outer door of the house of I. J., inn keeper in said county; that on the day of

18 C. D. did intentionally tear down and destroy the said advertisement so posted up, before the expiration of the time for which by law it was to remain so posted up. (Conclude as before, page 70.)

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For having tools to break into a dwelling house, 8c. Crim.

Code, Sec. 136.

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(Commence as before, page 70 ;) that, on the night of the

18 near the store occupied by A. B., containing valuable property, situate in the town of Ottawa, in the said county, C. D. was found having upon him and in his possession a pick-lock, crow, and bit, with intent then and there feloniously to break and enter the said store. (Conclude as before, page 70.)

Crim.

For having weapons with intent to assault, &c.

Code, Sec. 136.

(Commence as before, page 70;) that on, &c., at, &c., in the county aforesaid, C. D. had in his possession and upon him a certain offensive weapon, to wit, a pistol, with intent to assault the person of the said A. B. (Conclude as before, page 70.)

For disinterring the dead. Crim. Code, Sec. 138.

(Commence as before, page 70 ;) that on, &c., at, &c., in the county aforesaid, C. D. did, unlawfully and indecently, open the grave where the body of G. H., deceased, had then lately been deposited, and the body of the said G. H., deceased, from the said grave did then and there remove for the purpose of dissection, without the knowledge and consent of the near relations of the said deceased. (Conclude as before, page 70.)

For voting more than once at an election. Crim. Code,

Sec. 139.

(Commence as before, page 70 ;) that, at a general election held on the first Monday of August last, it being the day of August,) in and for the county of La Salle, in the several precincts of the said county, for the purpose of electing county officers, C. D., being an elector in said county, did appear at the place of holding said election, in Otlawa precinct, and did then and there vote for, and mention by name, E. F. as the person whom he intended to vote for, to fill the office of sheriff of said county, to be filled at said election, and cause his name and vote to be entered by the clerks of said election, in said precinct, for the said E. F. for sheriff as aforesaid, and the said C. D., being a person regardless of the rights of the people and the freedom and purity of elections in this state, afterwards, on the said first Monday of August last, did appear at the place of holding said election in

precinct, in said county, and did then and there again vote for, and mention by name, the said E. F. as the person he intended to vote for, to fill the office of sheriff, to be filled at said election and cause his name and vote to be entered by the clerks of said election for the said E. F., for the office of sheriff as aforesaid, contrary to the form of the statute in such case made and provided. (Conclude as before, page 70.)

OFFENCES

OTHER

COMMITTED BY CHEATS, SWINDLERS, AND

FRAUDULENT PERSONS.

For fraudulently conveying property, &c.

Sec. 141.

Crim. Code,

(Commence as before, page 70 ;) that, on the 18

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owner in fee of a certain tract of land, situate, lying, and being in the said county, bounded and described as follows, to wit, (describe the land,) and being then and there indebted to the said A. B. in a large sum of money, to wit, the sum of one hundred dollars, for the collection of which the said A. B. had then lately commenced a suit in the circuit court of La Salle county, against the said C. D., he, the said C. D., did, unlawfully and fraudulently, convey the said land to G. H., with intent to hinder, delay, and defeat the said A. B. in the collection of his said debt. (Conclude as before, page 70.)

For swindling. Crim. Code, Sec. 142.

(Commence as before, page 70 ;) that on, &c., at, &c., in the county aforesaid, C. D., hy a certain false representation, to wit, that he was worth the sum of five thousand dollars after the payment of every debt he owed, thereby obtained a credit of one month for the price of divers goods and chattels, to wit, five horses of the value of three hundred dollars, then and there sold and delivered to him by the said A. B., with intent then and there to defraud the said A. B. of the same, when in fact the said C. D., then and there, as he well knew, was entirely insolvent and unable to pay for said horses, and by the said false representations, and obtaining the credit aforesaid, the said C. D. did defraud the said A. B. of the said goods and chattels. (Conclude as before, page. 70.) )

For obtaining goods, Soc., by false pretences. Crim. Code,

Sec. 143.

Commence as before, page 70;) that on, &c., at, &c., in the county aforesaid, C.D., knowingly and designedly, by a certain false pretence, to wit, by falsely pretending that G. H. had in his hands a large sum of money belonging to him, he, the said C.D., did obtain from the said A. B. divers goods and chattels, to wit, ten cows and six oxen, by giving in payment for the same his order upon the said G. H., whereby he required the said G. H. to pay to the said A. B. the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, one week after the date thereof, with intent thereby to cheat and defraud the said A. B., when, in fact, the said G. H.had no money in his hands belonging to the said C. D., and did not and would not pay the said order when it became due, or at any other time. (Conclude as before, page 70.)

For fraudulently selling land a second time. Crim. Code, Sec. 144.

(Commence as before, page 70 ;) that on, &c., at, &c., in the county aforesaid, c. D. did enter into an agreement in writing with G. H., to sell and convey to the said G. H., for the consideration of five hundred dollars, to be paid three months after the date of the said agreement, all that certain piece or parcel of land situate in said county, and bounded as follows, to wit, (here describe the land,) and that afterwards, to wit, on the day of

18 and while the said agreement was in force, in the county aforesaid, for the consideration of five hundred dollars, he, the said C. D., did, knowingly and fraudulently, dispose of and convey the same land to the said A. B., contrary to the form of the statute in such case made and provided. (Conclude as before, page 70.)

For selling by false weights, 8c. Crim. Code, Sec. 145.

(Commence as before, page 70 ;) that, on the day of

18 and from thence until the time of making this charge, C. D. was a grocer, engaged in buying and selling divers goods, wares, and merchandizes, and did keep in his shop false weights for weighing goods, wares, and merchandizes by him sold, which caused them to appear of greater weight, to wit, of a greater weight by one ounce in every pound of goods weighed, than the real and true weight thereof, and during that time did then and there, knowingly sell to divers citizens of this state divers goods, wares, and merchandizes weighed with said false weights." (Conclude as before, page 70.)

FRAUDULENT AND MALICIOUS MISCHIEF.

For destroying a bridge, 8c. Crim. Code, Sec. 146. (Commence as before, page 70 ;) that, on the day of

18 C. D. did, wilfully and maliciously, and for mischief, cut down a certain common bridge then being over the Fox river, commonly called the Geneva bridge, lying and being in the county of Kane; contrary to the form of the statute in such case made and provided. (Conclude as before, page, 70.)

Another form.

(Commence as before, page 70 ;) that C. D., on, &c., at, &c., in the county aforesaid, three stacks of hay, of the value of twenty dollars, the property of the said A. B., willfully and

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