25-2161. Writ; endorsement of allowance; service; neglect to return; penalty.

The allowance of the writ must be endorsed thereon, signed by a judge of the court granting it, and the writ must be served personally upon the defendant. If the defendant duly served neglects to return the same, he shall be proceeded against, as for a contempt.

Source:R.S.1867, Code § 650, p. 508; R.S.1913, § 8276; C.S.1922, § 9229; C.S.1929, § 20-2161; R.S.1943, § 25-2161.