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Page 58 - Appointments and promotions in the civil service of the State, and of all the civil divisions thereof, including cities and villages, shall be made according to merit and fitness to be ascertained, so far as practicable, by examinations, which, so far as practicable, shall be competitive...
Page 60 - Such examinations shall be practical in their character, and shall relate to those matters which will fairly test the relative capacity of the persons examined to discharge the duties of the positions to which they seek to be appointed, and shall include tests of physical qualifications and health, and, when appropriate, of manual skill.
Page 261 - But where the second action between the same parties is upon a different claim or demand, the judgment in the prior action operates as an estoppel only as to those matters in issue or points controverted, upon the determination of which the finding or verdict was rendered.
Page 641 - I, Michael Schwend, of the Town of Dunton in the County of Cook and State of Illinois, of the age of thirty-eight years, and being of sound mind and memory, do make, publish and declare this my last will and testament, in manner following.
Page 67 - Any of the district courts of the United States within the jurisdiction of which such inquiry is carried on...
Page 48 - He shall be appointed by the mayor, by and with the advice and consent of the common council.
Page 230 - March 1, 1914, leaving a last will and testament which was duly admitted to probate in the superior court of the county of Los Angeles.
Page 72 - The right of trial by jury, as heretofore enjoyed, shall remain inviolate; but the trial of civil cases before justices of the peace by a jury of less than twelve men, may be authorized by law.
Page 67 - ... the commission shall have power to require by subpoena the attendance and testimony of witnesses and the production of all such documentary evidence relating to any matter under investigation.