(610 ILCS 5/9) (from Ch. 114, par. 9)
    Sec. 9. A meeting may be called at any time during the interval between such annual meetings, by the directors, or by the stockholders owning not less than one-fourth of the stock, by giving thirty days' public notice of the time and place of such meeting in some newspaper published in each county through or into which the said railway shall run, or be intended to run, provided there be a newspaper published in each of the counties aforesaid; and if, at any such special meeting so called, a majority in value of the stockholders equal to two-thirds of the stock of such corporation, shall not be represented in person or by proxy, such meeting shall be adjourned from day to day, not exceeding three days, without transacting any business; and if, within said three days, two-thirds in value of such stock shall not be represented at such meeting, then the meeting shall be adjourned, and a new call may be given and notified as hereinbefore provided.
(Source: Laws 1871, p. 625.)