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disability of married woman as, 1157.
election of guardian by, 155.
father or mother as guardian to give bond, etc., 152.
guardian to represent, on application to admit will to probate, 138.
lease of estate of, 163.
mortgage of estate of, when, 164.
orphan, appointment of guardian for, 150.
preservation of rights of, in case of title by adverse possession, 111.
procedure in case of sale or exchange of real estate, 156.

in case of death, 160.
sale of particular estate or remainder, 162.

of principal estate of, for maintenance, 165.

ratification of, 171.
subpæna to be served on, personally, 102.

when guardian ad litem to be appointed, 102.

penalty for secreting infant to prevent service, etc., 103.

of what to consist, 2.

prosecutions in police court to be on, 44.

party committing murder, etc., not to inherit from deceased, 961.
rule of distribution in case of intestacy, 373–394.

rule of descent, 940–962.

against sale, when made under deed of trust, etc., 540.

corporation to be restrained from exercising franchises, etc, when, 793.

offense of, punishment, etc., 846.

guilty of embezzlement, when, 837.

lien upon baggage of guests, etc., 1261.
coroner to hold, when, 192.
jury not necessary in case of accidental death, 193.

fees of, 195.

conveyance by husband where wife is, 1165.
court may decree with reference to mortgaged property, etc., 91.
execution of contract when entitled to property bound by executory contract,

guardian ad litem to defend nonresident, to be appointed, 108.

assignment of attorney to represent, etc., 109.
“lunatic” to include, when, page 3.
marriage of, declared void, 1285.
power of court over estate, same as in case of infants’, 169.
probate court to superintend affairs of, 168.

decree, conveyance, and release of dower, etc., 168.
sale of estate for maintenance, debts, etc., 170.
sales of estate to be ratified, 171.


service of process upon, 104.

appointment of guardian ad litem for, 104.
testimony in case of party becoming, 1065.
trial and confinement of persons, for offenses, 927.

restoration to sanity, effect of, etc., 929.
writ de lunatico de inquirendo, to issue from probate court, 167.

who to include, page 3.

assignment of, etc., 435–444.

provisions with reference to organization of, 574-586.

department of, established, 645-657.
for benefit of wife and children not liable to claims of creditors, etc., 1162.
law relative to fraternal beneficial associations, not applicable to associations for

profit, 764.
policy in favor of murderer, when void, 961.

wife may obtain policy on husband's life, 1161.

to be licensed, 654.

collection of premiums on undetermined policies by discontinued companies, 655.
department of insurance established for supervising, etc., 645–657.
deposit required of foreign, etc., 649.
fraternal beneficial association for insurance purpose, powers, etc., 749–765.

reincorporation of existing, 756.
life, to attach copy of application to policy, 657.
organization and incorporation of, provisions relative to, 605–644.
paid-up capital required, etc., 648.
resident attorney to be appointed for purposes of legal process, 646.
statement of business transacted to be furnished, 650.
statement to be furnished by assessment, etc., 653.

wagering policies forbidden, 556.

to defraud, allegation of, 917.
judgments to include, when, 1184.

of justices of the peace to include, 12.
rate allowed in judgments in suits on contracts made out of District, 1186.
rate of usury, etc., 1178–1186.

where agreed upon by contract, 1179.

enforcement of, as upon final judgment, etc., 114.

of juror, witnesses, etc., offense of, 862.

executor, etc., to make, of decedent's estate, 309-316.
INVESTMENT (see Estates ) --

funds of estate by executor, etc., 123.


deduction from imprisonment for good conduct, 937.
employment of prisoners at, 1192.
imprisonment to be in, when, 934.
provisions affecting control, management, etc., 1187–1204.

subsistence, allowance for, 1204.

offenses in indictment, trial, etc., 915.

parties, where jointly and severally liable upon same obligation, 1211.
JUDGE (see respective Courts)—

of police court, who to act on disability of, 51,

assignment of, authorized, etc., 431.
docket to be kept by clerk supreme court, 1217.
entry of, upon auditor's report, etc., 258.
execution to issue, when, 1074-1104.
in case of attachment, 463.
interest to be included, when, 1184.
justice of the peace to give, according to law, etc., 12.

to include interest, 12.
to furnish copies of, when, etc., 38.
in actions for forcible entry and detainer, 22.
satisfaction of, 28.

docketing of, on appeal, 29.
lien to operate as, of what date, 1214.
limitation for bringing action upon foreign, 1267.
period in which, may be enforced, 1212.
probate court may enforce, etc., 126.

conclusive as to validity of will, etc., 140.
police court, when to be final, 47.
revival by scire facias, 189, 1215.
set-off in case of, 1571.

surety subrogated to rights of creditor in case of payment, etc., 1573.
JUDICIARY (see respective Courts) —

inferior courts, 2.
justice of the peace, 3.
police court, powers, jurisdiction, etc., 42–44.

superior courts, 2.

court of appeals, 226.
justices of the peace, 3–41.
probate court, 116–117.

supreme court, District of Columbia, 61.
JURORS (see also Jury) -

death of person whose name drawn, etc., 205.
default of, penalty for, 212.
drawing of, method, etc., 204.

for service in probate court, 140.
excused, when, 216.
exempt from duty, persons detailed, 217.

from further service, when, 207.
fees of, 1115.

JURORS (see also Jury).
list to be made by commission, 198.

method of selection, 199.
penalty for fraud in connection with drawing, 213.
probate court, term of service, 140.
qualifications of, 215.

term of service, 202.
JURY (see also Jurors)—

appeals from justices of the peace not to be tried by, 80.
assessment of damages by, in case of widening alleys, etc., 1612.
challenges to, in criminal cases, 918.
condemnation of land for public use, duty in connection with, 487.
coroner's, who to constitute, 195.

not to be summoned by, when, 193.
determination by, whether person a habitual drunkard, etc., 172.
police court, when trials in, to be by, 44.
number of, term of service, etc., 45. ·

drawing of names, eligibility, etc., 46.

marshal to have charge of, 46.
probate court, trial of issues not relating to wills by, etc., 142.
special panel drawn, when, 72.

right to challenge, array or polls unaffected, 72.
summon for circuit or criminal courts, use of, for trial in probate court, 140.
trials, before justice of the peace abolished, 7.

of civil causes without, 70.
of exceptions to Auditor's report, etc., 255.

of issues in case of probate of will, etc., 140.

clerk supreme court to have charge of, etc., 201.
of supreme court District of Columbia, assignment of, etc., 63.

exercise powers of judges of other United States courts, 62.
appeals from, to be determined in circuit court, 74.

appearance of appellee, 77–80.
cause to be docketed by appellant, etc., 75.
dismissal, when not prayed, to proper term, 81.

failure of appellant to prosecute, 76.
appeals from judgment of, deemed an action, 242.

from judgment in action to cover leased premises, 1232.
hearing de novo on appeal, 80.
judgment of circuit court final, 82.
return of summons, 77.

trial on failure to appear, 79.
appointment, qualifications, districts, etc., 3.
assignments, where to sit in case of temporary, 4.
case removed to supreme court, where jurisdiction concurrent, 9.
constable, office of, abolished, 41.
death or vacancy, effect of, upon judgments, etc., 27.
dockets to be kept by, 38.

to furnish copies of judgments, etc., 38.
penaity for failure to keep, etc., 38.
disposition of, on death or resignation, 39.

removal from office, 40.


execution on judgment of, when a lien, 1081.
forcible entry and detainer, issue of summons, 20.

service of summons, 21.
judgment, 22.
plea of title, 23.

judgment not a bar, 24.
hearing of charges of misconduct against, etc., 65.
judgment according to the law to be given, 12.

appeal, time for taking, 30.
docketing of on appeal, etc., 29.
interest to be included, 12.
practice, forms of proceeding, etc., 32.
satisfaction of, 28.

undertaking to pay judgment, 31.
jurisdiction not enlarged by provisions re ating to set-off, 1565.

exclusive, concurrent, etc., 9.

extends to cases of trespass, etc., 10.
jury trials abolished, 7.
lien of judgment to operate as of what date, 1214.
may act as judge of the police court, etc., 51.
marriages may be celebrated by, 1288.
nonresidents to give security for costs, 11.
offense of false personation as, 859.
procedure, when property not liable to execution, 33.

trials of case, etc., 34.
judgment, appeal, etc., 35.
possession of property on appeal, 36.

replevin against officer levying, etc., 37.
process served by marshal, etc., 41.
rules governing fees, practice, etc., to be provided, 8.
salary, expenses, accounts, etc., 6.
sale by common carrier of unclaimed perishable property may we ordered with-

out notice, etc., 643.
suits to be brought, where, 5.

against corporations, 5.
removed to nearest justice for lack of residence, etc., 5.

for inability to obtain fair trial, 5.
stay of execution, when granted, etc., 41.
witnesses, power to compel attendance of, 25.

testimony of nonresident, 26.
writ of replevin, issuance of, form of, 13.

officer's return of writ, 14.
publication of notice to appear,

pleas, 16.
marshal to retain property taken, etc., 17.
when writ to be quashed, 17.
damages for plaintiff, 18.
when judgment for defendant, 19.


assault with intent, etc., offense of, 803.

not affected by law relative to fraternal beneficial associations, 764.

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