The People of the State of Illinois
John Kelly
Indictment for Gaming

  WHEREAS, at the Nov Term, A. D. 1881, of the Circuit Court of Williamson County, in the State of Illinois, an Indictment for Gaming against John Kelly was by the Grand Jury of said county duly returned into Open Court, on which indictment the bail was afterward fixed by said court at the sum of Two Hundred Dollars; and whereas on the 24th day of Nov AD 1881, the said Indictment was certified and filed in the office of the County Clerk, when and whereby the same became matter of record.
AND WHEREAS, afterward, in pursuance of said indictment, before W.C. Allen Sheriff of Williamson County , to wit: On the 14th day of Febry 1882, the said John Kelly made his recognizance in the sum of one Hundred Dollars for his appearance at the County Court of said County, on the first day of March Term, 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 John Kelly is 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 him, but makes default; and John W. George and Edward Kelly securities for the said John Kelly 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 John Kelly, Jno W. George and Edwd Kelly returnable to the next term of this Court, requiring the said defendant and his securities then and there to appear and show cause why the People should not have judgment and execution upon their 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.