The Irish Jurist and Local Government Review; A Journal Devoted to the Interests of the Law and Local Government in Ireland ... Volume 2

The Irish Jurist and Local Government Review; A Journal Devoted to the Interests of the Law and Local Government in Ireland ... Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...the Act, and form a rural district council. The-time when he became a director. He was alleged to have said that Mr. Lamplough had shown his-heels, his secretary and principal clerk had skedaddled." At the time in-question the plaintiff was Mr. Lamplough's secretary. Dr. Condon, however, swore that what he did say was that "the then secretary and principal clerk " (-that is, of the company) "had skedaddled," and the jury accepting this statement brought in a verdict for the defendant During the course of this case, however, Mr. Macinerney, K.C., for the defendant, gave an interesting account of the origin of the wand " skedaddle," tracing it frorn its Greek source, when it merely meant "to scatter as clouds do," down to modem times. It is really quite an innocent word, and it is only-those people whose classical 'training had been defective who could take offence at it. When Dan O'Conr1e1l called Biddy Moriarity "a scalene triangle," that worthy lady fell into a paroxysm of rage which was en-tirely uncalled-for by the epithet If the Liberator had bold her to skedaddle, she would probably never have known that all she was intended to do was something very innocent 'I'-I" 'I.'ow, section 2 3 (4) provides that a person who wishes no become a. rural district councillor m-ust either be a local government elector for the distriot (that is, the rural district), or have had a residence in the district for twelve months preceding the election. Section 24 (d) provides that the guardians of urban districts "shall be qualified in the like maruier " as such district councillors. Does that man-that residence for a year in any pOrti0n of...show more

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  • Paperback | 666 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 34mm | 1,170g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236849388
  • 9781236849380