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associations to have centennial exercises in their made by the various local committees having the various State localities. It is intended to be the celebration in charge. lawyers' day in every part of the Union, in order to realize the full extent of the original proposition.


CENTENNIAL VOLUME. COMMEMORATION EXERCISES BY COLLEGES, UNI- It is the special desire of the national committee VERSITIES, Law Schools, ETC.

that orators should be chosen from different localiOne of the original suggestions, which has already ties, in order to give the celebration a national been adopted by Yale College, was to interest edu- character. It is also suggested that invitations be cational institutions in the proposed celebration, forwarded at once, in order that the orators may and sufficient encouragement has already been have ample time to prepare for the centennial work. evinced by various college presidents, in communi- it is most likely that a centennial volume will be cations to the writer, to warrant the statement that authorized by the American Bar Association, in general interest will be shown in this matter. It which the great celebration will be detailed and at is more than fitting that these educational institu- least some of the orations will be republished in that tions dwell with emphasis on the exalted character form. of John Marshall as America's great expounder of

CONCLUSION. the Constitution.

In asking for the recognition of “ Joli Marshall MEMORIAL EXERCISES IN Public SCHOOLS AND

Day," we appeal to the patriotism and the intelliACADEMIES.

gence of the great profession, which, since the era This suggestion has been heartily indorsed and

of civilization, has been charged with the duty of encouraged by various school authorities in Wis- guarding the liberties and the rights of property of

the people, and which, among its ennobling ideals, consin, Missouri and Michigan who have taken the matter into consideration. This matter can be fur

treasures the memory of the great chief justice, who

so successfully labored in his high office to prethered by application to the State school superin

serve the rights of the nation, as well as of the tendents and county and city superintendents to aid states in blended harmony, and who taught us to the bench and bar in this matter. The schools appreciate what was aptly expressed by one of his should be addressed by members of the bar desig

an indestructible Union of indestrucnated for that purpose by the local committees and

tille States." the many points in the military career of Marshall,

“ Marshall's fame,” said Judge Story, “will flow fully stated in the address of Horace Binney, of Philadelphia, republished through the courtesy of tion of this country should perish, his glorious

on to the most distant ages. Even if the ConstituCallaghan & Co., of Chicago, will be of especial judgments will still remain to instruct mankind until interest to the young student.

liberty shall cease to be a blessing and the science CLOSING OF THE COURTS AS A TESTIMONIAL TO

of jurisprudence shall vanish from the catalogue of

human pursuits." THE Day.

Respectfully submitted, One of the means suggested to give emphasis to

ADOLPH Moses, the celebration is the closing of the courts to secular

CHICAGO, July, 1900. business and this necessarily includes the closing of all law offices, which fact will free the American lawyer from professional care for one day, which

APPENDIX itself will be deemed a valuable acquisition. If the day is spent in the contemplation of the great period

Bibliography . of State builders and in the work of Marshall's contemporaries, the educational influence of the

No attempt has been made to include biographical celebration will be immeasurable in its effect on the dictionaries, encyclopedias or works of reference. present generation of men in whose hands as

John Marshall is referred to in all biographies of his profession all the essential interests of government contemporaries, to which the student and general have been confided by the American people.

reader are referred. If important omissions have It is suggested that on Saturday (or some other been made, the compiler begs to be informed

thereof. day) preceding Monday, February 4, 1901, some designated member of the bar will appear in eachi

JOHN MARSHALL (Author). American court house and move the court, in writ- MARSHALL, John. (1755-1835.) ing, that Monday, February 4, 1901, be observed Expediency of Direct Taxation; speech, June 10, by the American bench and bar as “ John Mar- 1788. (Library of Amer. Lit. 1888. v. 4, p. shall Day," and this motion may be accompanied 58-59.) with appropriate remarks, to be responded to by the The Federal Constitution; speech in the Robbins court, the whole being spread of record as a lasting

(preceded by biographical notice. memorial of the centennial day. The designation of (Moore, F. Amer. Eloquence. 1876. v. 2, members of the bar for this purpose should be

P. 7-32.)







2v. 8o.

A History of the Colonies Planted by the Eng- BARNES, WILLIAM H.— The Supreme Court of

lish the Continent of North America. the U. S. 1877, p. 35. Portrait. Philadelphia, 1824. Pp. 486. Originally pub. as BARRE, W. L.- John Marshall. In “ Lives of introd. to the Life of Washington. Reviewed, Illustrious Men of America.” Cincinnati, 1859. with sketch of public life and services of Mar- pp. 426-452.

shall, by Joseph Story, in N. A. Rev., 26, 1-40. BATEMAN, H.- Biographies of 250 distinguished Letters. (Story, J., Life and Letters. 1851. v. 1,

national men. p. 505; V. 2, p. 135, 150 and 172.)

BENTON, THOMAS H.- Death of Chief Justice Letters of John Marshall When Envoy to France. Marshall. (In Thirty Years' View. 1854. v. 1, (Amer. Histor. Rev. V. 2, p. 294-306.)

P. 681.) Letters and Correspondence on French Treaty, BINNEY, HORACE.- An eulogy on the life and

1797. Am. State Papers, 1797-1801, pp. 219-260. character of John Marshall, Chief Justice. Life of George Washington. Philadelphia, 1804- Philadelphia, 1835. Pp. 70. 80. Reviewed in

1807. 5v., portrait. 80–2nd ed., rev. and cor. New York Rev. v. 4, p. 328. Republished in Philadelphia, 1832. 2v. and vol. of maps; por- honor of John Marshall Day, by Callaghan & trait. 8o. Revised. Het leven van George Company, Chicago, 1900. PP. 52. Washington (Dutch). 1833. Haarlem, 1805- | BLACK, JOHN C.- Oration before the Illinois 1809. IOV. 8o.

Vie de George Washington State Bar Association. 1897. (French). Paris, 1807.


Plates. BRADLEY, JOSEPH P.- Saint Memin's portrait George Washington's Lebensbeschreibung of Marshall (Century Mag., v. 16, p. 778-781.) (German). Hamburg, 1805.

In a note: list of all known portraits of Opinion of Chief Justice Marshall in the Case of

Marshall Garnett, executor of Brooke v. Macon, et al., BROCKENBROUGH, JOHN W.-- Reports of reported by Joseph Tate. Richmond, Va., 1827.

cases decided by the Hon. J. Marshall, see, 8o.

ante: John Marshall (author). Opinion of the Supreme Court of the U. S., by CARSON, HAMPTON B.— The Supreme

Mr. Chief Justice Marshall, in the case of S. A. of the U. S. Centennial Volume (Art. John MarWorcester v. The State of Georgia. Washing- shall). Phil., 1891. ton, 1832. Pp. 20. 80. Another ed. of the same

CARSON, H. B.- Biographical sketch of John pub, in the same year, pp. 39.

Marshall. The Supreme Court of the United Reports of cases decided by the Hon. J. Marshall,

States, pp. 195-227. Philadelphia, 1891. Secin the Circuit Court of the U. S. for the district

ond edition, Philadelphia, 1892. of Virginia and N. Carolina, from 1802 to 1833. CASSODAY, JOHN B.-- Chief Justice Supreme inclusive, ed. by John W. Brockenbrough (with

Court, Wis.-- John Marshall and Lord Eldon memoir by J. Hopkinson). Philadelphia, Compared. 1900. 1837. 2v. 80. (I. McLean Repts., 555.)

COOKE, JOHN E.- Early days of John Marshall. Opinions in U. S. Reports, 1801-1835.

(Historical Mag., v. 3, p. 165-169.) Opinion in Aaron Burr Trial, 4 Cranch. U. S. CRAIGHILL, R. T. - The Virginia Peerage;" Rep. 472.

v. 1, pp. 229. 284. Richmond, 1880. Opinions of the Late Chief Justice of the United

CURTIS, WILLIAM E.— The seven chief justices States concerning Freemasonry. (Boston ?,

of the U. S. (Chautauquan, v. 25, p. 339-347.) 1810). 4 pp. 80.

FLANDERS, HENRY.- John Marshall. (Lives Speech delivered in the House of Representatives

of the Chief Justices. 1875. V. 2, p. 277-550.) on the resolutions of E. Livingston, relative to

GRISWOLD. RUFUS W.- John Marshall T. Nash, alias J. Robbins. Philadelphia, 1800.

(Sketch, with extracts from the Life of Wash(See also appendix to 5 Wheaton Rep.,

ington.) (Prose writers of America.) (1870.) pp. 3-32.)

p. 85-89. Speeches in the Constitutional Convention, 1789.

GRISWOLD, RUFUS W.-- Marshall. (Homes 3 Elliot's Debates, 222, 419, 551.

of Amer. Statesmen. 1857. p. 263-274.) Writings of John Marshall, late Chief Justice,

GOODE, JOHN.- Annual Address Va. State Bar upon the Federal Constitution. Boston, 1839.

Association. (1899.) PP. 730. 80. Republished. Washington, 1890. HARDY. (MRS.) SALLIE E. M.— Chief Justice PP. 725.

Marshall. (Green Bag, v. 3, p. 541-542.) PorAuthentic copies of the correspondence of C. C.

trait. Pinckney, John Marshall and E. Gerry, envoys

HARD extraordinary to the Republic of France, as pre

(MRS.) SALLIE E. M.- John Marshall

(with 3 portraits). (Green Bag, v. 8, p. 479sented to congress, April 3, 1798, London, 1798.


HARDY, (MRS.) SALLIE E. M.- John Marshall. JOHN MARSHALL (Subject).

(Green Bag, v. 10, p. 22.) ALLIBONE. -- Dictionary of Authors (article), HARDY, (MRS.) SALLIE E. M.

The will of a John Marshall.

great lawyer. (Green Bag, v. 8, p. 4-6.)


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HARLAND, MARION.- Old Colonial Home- JOHN MARSHALL.- (Amer. Law Rev., v. 1, p. steads (Art.). John Marshall, 84.

432-441.) HITCHCOCK, HENRY.– Constitutional devel- JOHN MARSHALL.- (Duyckinck, E. A. Naopment in the U. S., as influenced by Chief Jus

tional Portrait Gal. 1864. v. 1, P. 355-363.) tice Marshall. (Cooley, T. M., and others. Portrait. Const. History of the U. S. 1889. p. 53-121.)

JOHN MARSHALL.--- (Duyckinck, E. A. & G. L. HOPKINSON, JOHN.- Memoir of Jolin Mar

Cycl. of Amer. Lit. 1855. V. I, p. 404-407.) shall. (Brockenbrough, J. W. Reports of

Portrait. cases decided by Jolin Marshall.) (1837.) HOUGHTON, WALTER R.- John Marshall.

JOIN MARSHALL.- (Longacre & Herring. (Kings of fortune. 1888. p. 437-456.)

National Portrait Gal. 1834. V. 1.) Portrait. KENNEDY, WILLIAM. - Life of Wirt. Vol. 1,

Obituary Proceedings, i McLean Reps. 555; id., pp. 161-206.

30 Fed. Cas. 1323. MAGRUDER, JOHN B.-- John Marshall. Bos

Obituary Proceedings in U. S. Supreme Court, 10 ton, 1885. Pp. 290. 120. Reviewed by Melville

Peters Rept. VII. Fuller in the Dial, v. 6, p. 10, and reprinted in

Biographical Notice, 30 Fed. Cas. 1385.

Henry Hitchcock, Const. History of U. S. (188) same, v. 9, p. 128. PAULDING, W. I.- A contribution to history.

56-117. (Marshall's candidacy for congress, incl. a letter

Chief Justice Waite's Address, 112 U. S. 74-48. from him to J. K. Paulding.) (Lippincott's

Senate Rep. 544. I Sess. 48 Congress. Mag., v. 3. p. 623-626.)

Marshall's Opinions, James Monroe & Co., Bost. PHELPS, EDWARD J.--- Chief Justice Marshall

3 Jefferson's Corresp. 434. and the constitutional law of his time; address.

Von Holst's Const. History U. S. Vol. I. Philadelphia, 1879. 80. 2 Am. Bar Ass'n Repts..

The British Spy, 178-181, by William Wirt.

Robbins' Case, Wharton's State Trials, 413. 174. PHILLIPS, Isaac N.- Oration before the Chi- Proposition for the celebration of “ John Marshall

cago-Kent College of Law. 1900. 32 Chi. Le- Day," submitted to the Illinois State Bar Associagal News, 362; 20 Nat. Corp. Rep., 640.

tion by Adolph Moses, Chicago. Vol. 18, Nat. POTTER, CLARKSON N. – Marshall and Taney. Corp. Rep. 669; (see also pamphlet issue of same). (Amer. Bar Ass'n Rep. 1881. P. 175.)

Correspondence on the subject indorsing the celeRAWLE, WILLIAM H.— Unveiling of the statue brations. (19 Nat. Corp. Rep. 7, 716, 761, 836, 876

of Chief Justice Marshall at Washington, May and 998.) 10, 1884; oration. Philadelphia, 1884. PP. 31. " John Marshall Day information. Running 40. (112 U. S. Repts. Appendix, 744-761). numbers of the Nat. Corp. Rep. Commencing 18 Gov't Print, 1884, 92 pp.

Nat. Corp. Rep. 713 et seq. SCOTT, H. W.-- Distinguished American lawyers.

Justice Chase's Impeachment Trial, by J. Harry pp. 537-544. New York, 1891.

Chesley, Claymont, Del. (19 Nat. Corp. Rep. 626.) STORY, JOSEPH.- A discourse pronounced on

Story's Tribute to Chief Justice Marshall before the 15th October, 1835, on the life, character his death. (19 Nat. Corp. Rep. 471.) and services of Chief Justice John Marshall.

Speech of John Marshall on the death of WashBoston, 1835. 8o.

ington. (19 Nat. Corp. Rep. 544.) STORY, JOSEPH.— (Same.) (Story, J. Misc. Judge Peter S. Grosscup on John Marshall. (19

writings. 1852. p. 639-697.) Review by G. S. Nat. Corp. Rep. 593.) Hillard in N. A. Rev., 43, 217; also N. Y. Rev., Chief Justice Marshall at the Burr trial, by Adolph

Moses. (19 Nat. Corp. Rep. 865.) STORY, JOSEPII.- Jolin Marshall. (Story, J.

Address of American Bar Association on John Lise and Letters, by his son. 1851. v. 1. p. 166, Marshall Day.” (19 Nat. Corp. Rep. 820.) 521; V. 2, p. 203, and passim throughout the Incorporation of John Marshall Memorial Assotwo vols.)

ciation, Virginia. (20 Nat. Corp. Rep. 45.) SHIRLEY, JOIN.- The Dartmouth College " John Varshall Day” in the State of Oregon, by

Charles H. Carey, of Portland. (20 Nat. Corp. VAN SANTVOORD. GEORGE.-- John Marshall. Rep. 46.)

(Sketches of the lives of the chief justices. George Wythe, law teacher of Chief Justice Mar1882. P. 337-522.)

shall. (20 Nat. Corp. Rep. 80.) WAITE, MORRISON R. -- Chief Justice.- Un- Marshall's Military Honors in War and in Peace,

veiling of the statue of Chief Justice Marshall | by J. Harry Chesley, of Claymont. Del. (20 Nat. at Washington, May 10, 1884; oration, Phila- Corp. Rep. 116.) delphia, 1884. Pp. 31. 40.

(112 U. S. Repts. The Ancestry of Chief Justice Marshall, by J. Appendix, 744-761.) Gov't Print, 1884, 92 pp. Harry Chesley, Claymont. Del. (20 Nat. Corp. To be reprinted by T. II, Flood & Co., Chicago, Rep. 550.) 1900.

Address on Jolin Marshall, by Isaac N. Phillips,

4. 328.



Bloomington, Ill., 1900. 20 Nat. Corp. Rep. 640.) Const. Law, by I. J. Hare (see Index), 2 vols. (See pamphlet edition by author.)

Also the following brief references: Articles on “ John Marshall," in vol. 2, Jones' In- American Almanac. 1836. p. 135. dex to Legal Periodicals.

Appel, T. Recollections and life at Marshall Col“ John Marshall, LL. D., Chief Justice of the lege. 1886. United States." i Current Comment, 213, 253. Barnes, Albert. Misc. essays and reviews. 1855. V. 2,

“ The Will of a Great Lawyer”– How Chief Jus- p. 193, etc. tice Marshall devised his estate, 8 Green Bag, 4. Encyclopaedia Americana; supplementary vol.

* John Marshall," i Chicago Law Times, 109. 1858. P. 431-433.

“ Chief Justice Marshall," 22 American Law Re- Howe, Henry. Virginia Histor. Collections. view, 706.

1856. p. 238. etc. Same article, 86 Law Times, 175.

Lieber, Francis. Manual of political ethics. 1839. “ John Marshall,” 20 Ill. State Bar Asso. Reports, V. 2, p. 283. 1806, Part 2, 25.

Martineau, Harriet. Retrospect of western travel. Same article, 54 ALBANY LAW JOURNAL, 55. 1838. Same article, for Law Times, 393, 411.

Meade, William. Old churches, ministers and Same article, 28 Chicago Legal News, 380. families of Virginia. 1872. v. 2, p. 216 and passim. Same article, 4 American Lawyer, 402.

Murray, Charles A. Travels in North America. “ John Marshall,” 33 Amer. Law Register (N. S.), 1839. V. I, p. 158.

Tuckerman, W. T. Sketch of Amer. Lit. (In " Jefferson's contempt of Chief Justice Marshall's Shaw, T. B. English literature. 1868. p. 490.) opinions. Presidential review of the great case of Tuckerman, W. T. (same) rewritten by T. J.: Marbury v. Madison. Burr's subpoena duces tecum," Backus. (In same. 1884. p. 438.) 44 ALPANY LAW JOURNAL, 342.

Sharswood, George. Professional ethics. 1854. History of, 5 Law Students' Ilelper, 321. Eulogy,

P. 102. 16 Hazard's Register, 289.

Webster, Daniel. Private correspondence. 1857. “ Jolin Marshall.”

V. 2, p. 244. i Chicago Law Times, 109.

Wirt, William. Letters of the British Spy. 1841. 3 Green Bag, 541. 4 American Lawyer, 402.

And the following periodicals: 22 Am. Law Rev. 706.

American Jurist, v. 22, p. 247; American Quar8 Green Bag, 4, 479.

terly, v. 18, p. 473; Christian Review, V. I, p. 83: 1 Current Comment, 213, 253.

Dennie's Portiolio, v. 13. p. 1; Edinburgh Review. 86 Law Times, 175.

v. for Oet., 1808; Harper's Mag., v. 65, p. 771: Na33 Am. Law Reg. (N. S.) 426.

tional Quarterly, v. 33, p. 229; New England Mag.. 13 ALBANY LAW JOURNAL, 442.

old ser., v. 9, p. 151; New Eng. Mag., new ser., V. 20, I Am. Law Reg. 432.

p 527; American Review, v. 1, P. 331; v. 5, p. 115; V. 2 Washington Repts. 9.

10, p. 89; V. 13. p. 79; V. 17, p. 148 and 167; v. 18, p. Address on, 7 Chicago Law Jour. 553.

00; V. 19, P. 277 and 287; V. 20, p. 444 and 453; V. 21, Biography of, Vol. 2, Pamphlets.

p. 128; V. 22, p. 259; v. 26, p. 1; Reformed QuarJefferson's contempt for opinions of, 44 Alb. L. J. terly, v. 34. P. 428. 342.

“ John Marshall Day," by Adolph Moses (correDeath of, 14 American Jurist, 240.

spondence with prominent judges and lawyers Eulogy of, Judge Story (part), 14 American Jur- pamphlets), 1899. ist, 448.

* How to Celebrate ‘John Marsball Day,' and Eulogy of, Binney (part), 14 American Jurist, 462. bibliography on the subject of John Marshall, by John Marshall, the statesman, 1 U. S. Jurist, 7. Adolph Moses. Printed by direction of the Illinois John Marshall, the chief justice, i U. S. Jurist, 10. State Bar Association. (Pamphlet) 1900. Chicago,

Chief Justice Marshall, i Washington Law Rep. 1900. 1 36.

Influence of Virginia in the formation of the Fed. " JOHN MARSHALL DAY” COMMITTEES. eral Constitution, 7 Va. State Bar Ass'n Rep. 175 COMMITTEE OF AMERICAN BAR AssociaTION ON (1895).

" JOIN MARSHALL Day." Address on life of, by Professor Parsons, 2 Bench William Wirt Howe, chairman. Alabama. and Bar, 289.

Thomas N. McClellan, Montgomery: Arizona, E. Same article, 2 Alb. Law Jour. 126.

F. Ellinwood, Flagstaff; Arkansas, V. M. Cohn, Characteristics of, by Randall ll. Ewing, 3 Ten Little Rock; California, D. L. Withington, San nessee Bar Association Repts. 135.

Diego; Colorado, Hugh Butler, Denver: ConnecTrial of Aaron Burr, by Wu, Ilirt Henry, 10 Vaticut, Simeon E. Baldwin, New Haven; Delaware, Bar Ass'n Repts. 239.

luthony Higgins, Wilmington; District of ColumJohn Marshall, by Proctor, 60 ALBANY LAW JOUR-bia, Henry E. Davis, Washington; Florida, R. W. NAL, 230,

Williams, Tallahassee; Georgia, Burton Smith, At


lanta; Idaho, William W. Woods, Wallace; Illinois,

THE LAWYER'S LULLABY. Adolph Moses, Chicago; Indiana, William A. Ketcham, Indianapolis; Indian Territory, J. W. Be still, my child, remain in statu quo McLoud, South McAlester; Iowa, A. J. McCrary, While I propel thy cradle to and fro. Keokuk; Kansas, John D. Milliken, McPherson: Let no involved res inter alios Kentucky, William Lindsay, Frankfort; Louisiana, Prevail while we're consulting inter nos. W. W. Howe, New Orleans; Maine, C. F. Libby, Portland; Maryland, John S. Wirt, Elkton; Massa- Was that a little pain in medias res? chusetts, M. F. Dickinson, Jr., Boston; Michigan, Too bad! too bad! we'll have no more of these. W. L. January, Detroit; Minnesota, Hiram F. Ste- I'll send a capias for some wise expert vens, St. Paul; Mississippi. R. H. Thompson, Jack- Who knows how to eject the pain and stay the hurt. son; Missouri, S. P. Spencer, St. Louis: Montana. No trespasser shall come to trouble thee; J. U. Sanders, Helena; Nebraska, Carroll S. Mont. For thou dost own this house in simple fee, gomery, Omaha, Nevada (no member in association); New Hampshire, Joseph W. Fellows, Man- To have, to hold, convey at thy designs.

And thy administrators, heirs, assigns, chester: New Jersey, R. W. Parker, Newark; New Mexico, Henry L. Warren, Albuquerque; New Correct thy pleadings, my own baby boy, York, John S. Wise. New York; North Carolina, Let there be an abatement of the joy; John L. Bridgers, Tarboro; North Dakota, J. H. Quash every tendency to keep awake, Bosard, Grand Forks; Ohio, H. C. Ranney. Cleve- And verdict, costs and judgment thou shalt take. land; Oklahoma, Henry E. Asp, Guthrie: Oregon,

Boston Transcript.
Charles H. Carey, Portland; Pennsylvania, S. P.
Wolverton, Sunbury: Rhode Island, Amasa M.

Eaton, Providence; South Carolina, George Lamb
Buist, Charleston; South Dakota, Bartlett Tripp,
Yankton; Tennessee, Edw. Baxter, Nashville;

Texas. F. C. Dillard. Sherman: Utah, Richard B. UDGE John J. Jackson, of the United States
Shepard, Salt Lake: Virginia. Jackson Guy, Rich- District Court of West Virginia, delivered a few
mond: Vermont, Elihu B. Taft, Burlington: Washi-days ago a notable charge (published in full below)
ington, C. H. Hanford, Seattle: West Virginia, W. to the federal grand jury before him, in which he
W. Van Winkle, Parkersburg: Wisconsin, R. M. sounded an alarm, timely and telling, on the subject
Bashford. Madison; Wyoming, Nellis E. Corthell, of ballot-box corruption.

It were well that every judge should follow the COMMITTEE ILLINOIS STATE BAR ASSOCIATION.

course Judge Jackson has so courageously blazed.

The purchase of votes bas become as common, parFor Chicago.

ticularly at presidential elections, in this country, Azel F. Hatch. E. B. Sherman, William S. For- as the barter of beans. A purchased ballot poisons rest, Axel Chytraus. James B. Bradwell, E. P. Pren- the very source of political purity and strength, and tice, George W. Miller, E. A. Otis, W. J. Calhoun, Jacob Newman, Merritt Starr, Thomas Taylor, Jr. Jchise, can endure, where the exercise of it does not

no government, grounded upon the elective franFor the State.

express the free, unbribed action of the electorate.

Judge Jackson's charge was as follows:
Lester H. Strawn, Ottawa: Lewis B. Parsons,
Flora; George A. Lawrence, Galesburg; W. A.

" You will possibly have some very important Northcott, Greenville: George A. Sanders, Spring- matters before you, under various statutes of the field: Charles Dunham. Geneseo; Samuel L. United States, but, before I enter upon that, I wish Dwight, Centralia: William M. Provine. Taylor- to make some remarks to you about the rights of ville: E. B. Hamilton, Quincy: C. W. Raymond, citizens growing out of our elective franchises and Watseka.

the rights of the federal government. Have you

ever weighed how vital to the welfare and prosperity COMMITTEE CHICAGO BAR ASSOCIATION.

of this country is a pure election? There is no Adolph Moses, chairman: Thomas A. Moran, government in the world like ours. Nations have John H. Hamline, Judge Jesse Holdom, Robert watched our remarkable growth. There never was Mather, Charles H. Aldrich, Horace K. Tenney. such a country within the knowledge of history.

The government is founded upon the assent of the COMMITTEE COMMERCIAL LAW LEAGUE OF

people. That assent is expressed through the AMERICA.

ballot. Albert N. Eastman, chairman, Chicago; E. M. “ You must reflect that all powers in this country Baillett, Omaha, Neb.; J. S. Leisenrig, Altoona, emanate from the free and untrammeled will of the Pa.; George S. Hull, Buffalo. N. Y.; George Clap-people. Whenever the people of this country perton, Grand Rapids, Mich.; L. M. Merchant, become corrupt, when the vote of this country can Binghamton, N. Y.

be determined one way or the other by the use of

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