Ontario Reports Volume 17

Ontario Reports Volume 17

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...their county an annual grant. There is no reason why this should not be obtained in all counties if the matter were laid properly before the county council. The benefit the Crown and county oflicers obtain from an up-to-date library, to say nothing of the indirect benefit to residents, more than warrants a grant from the municipal funds. Where the county Judges take an active interest in the Association it is usually found that the library is more complete and up to date. One would expect that a county Judge, as the chief judicial ofiicer in the county, would take a particular interest in maintaining a high standard for the profession of which he is a. member, and seeking its advancement. In many cases this is done. Where such is not the case, the etfect is apparent in lack of interest by the profession in the Association and its objects. The Judges can assist very much by requiring a higher standard from members of the profession. and the further study and research would necessitate the improvement of many libraries. Some improvement has been made in keeping the records of the Associations, though it is hard to impress the necessity of it on the ofiicers. Many of the Associations have been in existence for years, and their records form the only history of the Bar in the county and are instructive reading. Those Associations which have been more lately formed shouldbear in mind that the Association is not for a day or a year, but for years to come, and the present members should seek to leave behind them a record of what has been accomplished in the locality, which will be of service and an example to those following. All that is actually required is a minute book strongly bound in which they should enter' carefully all the...show more

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