The December term of the oirouit coart cornmenced Monday and the jury reportad for düty Taesday. The docket coutaios 90 cases, of whioh 14 are oriruinal, 43 issues of fact, 4 issnes of law, a first. olass chancery, 2 seooud clas ohancery, and 20 fonrth olass chauoery. Of the criminal cases three ara for violation of the liquor law, three for assault, one for rape and one for disorderly coudnct. Among the chancery cases are nine suits for divoroe. The criminal cases were disposed of today as follows: E. H. Wirt and Fred Laubengayer - oases dismissed; Arthur Poland, George Bryant - discbarged on payment of costs; C. P. McKinstry, John O'Grady, Gnstave Brebm, Timothy Laue - continued ; John Bereuger, Fred Lewis - pleaded guilty and seutence suspended; John Kelly, charged with larceny, changed his plea to guilty and was setenoed to Iouia for six rnonths; Jimmie Blytheman, larceuy, changed plea to guilty, and wa3 genteneed to Ionia for 18 months John R. Stafford and George Brown were ordered to give bonds for 11,000 eaoh, or stand comtuitted and tbeir cases were coutinued. The case of Edward O'Neil va. J. G. Lymls was continued.