Nebraska Reports Volume 89

Nebraska Reports Volume 89

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: him when he was asked, in substance, if a diploma was of any value to a physician? In the course of his answer of some length he stated that some liked to display their diplomas in their offices, when he volunteered the remark (possibly to show his wisdom): "In the west they do; but in this part of the world a man of any prominence would be ashamed to display his diploma in his office; would consider it a piece of poor taste." This would no doubt have been stricken out as an immaterial, voluntary statement displaying "poor taste;" but, instead of adopting that course, plaintiff took the deposition of Dr. Joseph G. Green, of Marblehead, Massachusetts, a city of near 40,000 population, for the purpose of disproving the statement of the other Green that such was not the practice in that part of the world. The witness interviewed a great number of physicians in Marblehead, and found that many of them d/id display their diplomas, giving the names and street number of those who exhibited the "poor taste" from the ill effects of which the other Green had exonerated them. This-was a collateral question of no moment, and the court did right in refusing to admit the deposition in evidence.-Had plaintifi objected to the "poor taste" part of the deposition of the other Green, his objection doubtless would have been sustained. While to the mind of the writer the result of the trial was probably a miscarriage of justice, yet, no suflicient foundation having been laid for a reversal of the judgment, it must be aflirmed, which is done. Appeal: BILL or EXCEPTIONS! Cmsrrncnxou. "The rule ls settled that this court will, on its own motion, refuse to consider a. document appearing in the record and...
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  • United States
  • English
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