The service of a summons shall be by reading the writ, declaration, “petition, or statement, to the defendant, or delivering him a copy “thereof, or leaving such copy at his usual place of abode with some “person of the'family above the age of fifteen years, and informing “such person of'the contents thereof; such service to be at least “ fifteen days before the return day thereof,” " Tirif!

Gilbreath v. Kuykendall, 1 Ark. 50 (Arkansas, Jan. 1, 1838)

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