Proceedings of the 1st- Annual Session of the Iowa State Bar Association Volume 5

Proceedings of the 1st- Annual Session of the Iowa State Bar Association Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...not only the ordinary temptations of life--the love of money, the honors of success--but he must meet also that other and highest temptation known to man--the use of power, the desire to win a contest, to triumph over all opposition, regardless of the right. With these vast responsibilities always upon him the lawyer must possess a sublime courage, the surest integrity, the freshest information, the safest judgment and the ripest wisdom in order that he may always both do his whole duty and yet never pass the line where the promptings of ambition and unworthy private interest must give way to the plain dictates of simple justice and right. Mr. Crosby: I am requested to announce that at 9 o, clock tomorrow morning there will be a meeting of the Executive Committee on the stage at the opera house. If the members of the committee will be prompt in attendance, the business necessary to be done can all be completed before the regular session commences. The next toast is "The Local Bar." A cordial welcome has been extended to us by this city and the Bar of Woodbury county. While we appreciate the kindly preparations already manifested, we are assured there is a store of good things to be provided by the generous hospitality that awaits us before we take our departure tomorrow afternoon. This toast is to be responded to by Mr. W. H. Farnsworth. of the Sioux City Bar. THE LOCAL BAR. BY W. H. FARNSWORTH. I can only echo Mark Twain's sentiment: "What's so sad as a dinner when you are expected to say something after a while, and are wondering what the toastmaster is going to say in introducing you." Really, the subject is a serious one which will not permit of jesting. I know of no member of the local bar whose name I dare deal lightly with. They are not...show more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236677951
  • 9781236677952