(220 ILCS 55/9) (from Ch. 134, par. 10)
    Sec. 9. Any person who, for the purpose of inciting or aiding rebellion, riot or insurrection in this state against the government or laws of this state or of the United States, or a hostile invasion of this state, shall transmit or cause to be transmitted by telegraph any communication whatever, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary not exceeding ten years.
(Source: R.S. 1874, p. 1052.)