UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
STATE OF ILLINOIS,
|No. 305||PRESENT, Hon. James M. Washburn Judge,|
|The People of the State of Illinois||James C. Jackson Clerk,|
|vs||Indictment for||James H. Duncan Sheriff,|
|Thomas Dillingham||Gaming||And W. W. Clemens State's Attorney.|
|Joe King, Jeff Beaseley||Attest, James C. Jackson Clerk|
WHEREAS, to the November Term , A. D. 1881, of the Circuit Court of Williamson County, in the State of Illinois an indictment for Gaming against James Dillingham, Thomas Dillingham, Joe King, and Jeff Beaseley was filed in County Court of said County; the bail was afterward fixed by said Court at the sum of Two Hundred Dollars; and was ordered by said Circuit Court that said Indictment be certified to the County Court for process and trial and on towit: the 25th day of November AD 1881 the said Indictment was so certified and filed in said County Court when and whereby the same became a matter of court record therein.
AND WHEREAS, afterward, in pursuance of said Information, before James H. Duncan by Geo. O. Mitchell, Deputy Sheriff of Williamson County, to wit: On the fifth day of December 1882, the said Thomas Dillingham and on the 27th day of January 1882 Joseph King made their recognizance in the sum of one Hundred Dollars for their appearance at the County Court of said
County, the said Thomas Dillingham on the first day of the December Term, 1882, and the said Joe King on the first day of the March Term AD 1882 thereof, to answer to said Indictment, which recognizance was then and there
approved and certified by said Sheriff, and was afterward filed in said County Court, whereby it became a matter of record therein;
AND WHEREAS, the day is now come when by said recognizance the said Thomas Dillingham and Joseph King bound to appear: Now come the People, by W. W. Clemens, the State's Attorney, and the said Defendant, being three times solemnly called, comes not, nor anyone for them, but makes default; and D. C.King, J. C. Fletcher, William D. Dewoody and James W. Dillingham securities for the said Thomas Dillingham and Joseph King in said recognizance being (blank) also now three times solemnly called that they produce the body of the said Defendant , and they also failing therein, thereupon IT IS ORDERED BY THE COURT that the default of the said Defendant and of his securities be entered of record, and that a scire facias issue herein against said Thomas Dillingham, Joseph King, D. C.King, J. C. Fletcher, William D. Dewoody and James W. Dillingham returnable to the next term of this Court, requiring the said defendants and their securities then and there to appear and show cause why the People should not have judgment and execution upon his said recognizance, according to the form, force and effect thereof. Ordered also that a capias issue for the body of said Defendant , returnable to the next term of this Court.