23-1713. Sheriff; party to judicial proceedings; duties; county clerk shall perform.

Every county clerk shall serve and execute process of every kind, and perform all other duties of the sheriff, when the sheriff shall be a party to the case, or whenever affidavits shall be made and filed as provided in section 23-1714; and in all such cases he shall exercise the same powers and proceed in the same manner as prescribed for the sheriff in the performance of similar duties.

Source:Laws 1881, c. 42, § 1, p. 222; R.S.1913, § 5683; Laws 1915, c. 101, § 1, p. 244; C.S.1922, § 5013; C.S.1929, § 26-1522; R.S.1943, § 23-1713.