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1917 Ill. Laws 341, An Act to Define and Provide a Punishment for the Crime of Burglary with Explosives, § 1.

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. . . Whoever with the intent to commit any crime, breaks and enters any building, and for the purpose of committing any crime uses or attemps to use nitro-glycerine, dynamite, gunpowder or any other explosive, shall be deemed guilty of burglary with explosives and shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary not less than five years, nor more than twenty years.