Proceedings of the Illinois State Bar Association Volume 40

Proceedings of the Illinois State Bar Association Volume 40

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...but, after all it struck me that in its expression there was something of the Scotch prudence that realized the possibility, that even almost anticipated a negative answer. Now let me say to you in the words of a poet of my own race, the race that in matters of the heart never takes no for an answer: "Come, come in the evening or come in the morning; Come when you're looked for or come without warning. The warmest of welcomes will be there before you, And the oftener you come, the more we'll adore you." (Applause.) THE PRESIDENT; Mr. Minister, I want again to thank you on behalf of the Association for your presence with us, and cordially to return the_ wish that we may visit you by saying that we hope you may be often with us. Ladies and Gentlemen, I want to call your attention on the last printed page in_ this programme, to the list of the officers and the Board of Governors, and I want to take occasion here to say that so far as the past year has been a successful one it is in no small degree due to the very, cordial co-operation of the vice-president of the Association; Mr. Albert D. Early; to the untiring industry and cordial support of Mr. Voigt, the secretary and treasurer, and to the loyal and painstaking efiorts upon the part of the Board of Governors, and I take this occasion to thank them each and all for the help they have given me during the year. And now, as the evening draws to a close, I want to thank you one and all, for having come here tonight. It is an occasion of double celebration for me, the celebration of the completion of my year as your president, the fortieth year of the Association, and it also happens to be my birthday. (Applause.) Ma. PAGE: How old are you? THE PRESIDENT; I'1l-not...show more

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 572g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236846885
  • 9781236846884