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116 mscrnrcr or connrunrn. 0¤¤ifi•=¤¢¤ te be Sec. 989. The certificate of a notary public, under his hand and ssa] like "'l‘*°“°°· of office, drawn from his record, stating the protest and the facts therein e April, 1864, s. recorded, shall be evidence of the facts in like manner as the original 51, s. 9, v. 13, p. 45. ppg5g3b_ Fees. Sec. 990. The fees of notaries public shall be:
For each certificate and seal, fifty cents;
Taking depositions or other writings, for each one hundred words, ten cents; Administering an oath, fifteen cents; _ _ Taking acknowledgment of a deed or power of attorney, with certificate thereof, fifty cents; _ _ _ Every protest of a bill of exchange or promissory note, and recording the same, one dollar and seventy-flve cents; Each notice of protest, ten cents; Each demand for acceptance or payment, if accepted or paid, one dollar, to be paid by the party accepting or paying the same; Each noting of protest, one dollar. _ Penalty for fuk- Sec. 991. Any notary public who shall take a higher fee than is preing h‘gh°’ fm- scribed by the preceding section shall pay a fine of one hundred dollars Ibid. and be removed from office by the supreme court of the District. R¤¤<>¤l¤ l¤ MM SEO. 992. Upon the death, resignation, or removal from office of any °f d““"l‘· &°· notary public, his records, together "with all his odicial papers, shall be 1bid.,s.8. deposited in the office of the clerk of the supreme court of the District. PUBLIC HOLIDAYS. Certain holidays SEO. 993. The following days, namely: The first day of January, °;“";l'°*·°di 1°8“·] commonly called New-Year’s day; the fourth day of July; the twenty- $.°Z_._; fifth day of December, commonly called Christmas day; and any day 28 J mw. 1870, c. appointed or recommended by the President of the United States as a day 16* '· 1°·P· 169 of public fast or thanksgiving, shall be holidays within the District, and shall, for all purposes of presenting for payment or acceptance, for the maturity and protest, and giving notice of the dishonor of bills of exchange, bankchecks, and promissory notes, or other negotiable or commercial paper, be treated and considered as is the first day of the week, commonly called Sunday, and all notes, drafts, checks, or other commercial or negotiable paper falling due or maturing on either of said holidays shall be deemed as having matured on the day previous. CHAPTER TH1RTY—ONE. JU STICES OF THE PEACE. ses. ssc. 994. Term and oath of office. 1009. Parties may demand n trial by jury. 995. General powers and duties. 1010. Venire. 996. Rules and forms to be prescribed by 1011. Qualifications of jurors. supreme court. 1012. Talesmen. 997. Jurisdiction. 1013. Oath of jurors. 998. Not to exercise criminal jurisdiction. 1014. Trial. 999. May issue warrants returnable topo- 1015. Constab1e's oath. lice court. 1016. Verdict. 1000. J ustices to keep docket, &c. 1017. Judgment and execution. 1001. Liability for failure. 1018. Fieri fucias. 1002. Non-residents to give security for 1019. Property subjectto execution. costs. 1020. Execution upon copy ofjudgmeut. 1003. Original writs. 1021. Plaiutii1’sreceipt. 1004. Removal of causes. 1022. Judgments a lien, when. 1005. Witnesses. 1023. Stay of execution. 1006. Trials and judgments, 1024. How entered. 1007. Interest on judgments. 1025. When no stay shall be ullowod. 1008. Renewal of judgments. 1026. Expiration of time.