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Wallace, E. A., 1877..

Havana Wells. Henry W., 1877

Peoria Winslow R. T., 1877.

..Chicago Wall, George W., 1877.

Duquoin Withrow, T. F., 1877...

.Chicago Wendling, George R., 1877 Bloomington Wood, Ben on. 1877

Effingham Whi'ney. C. G., 1877..Removed from State Wright 0. H., 1878..

Wright, F. M., 1878.

Urbana Wright, M. B.,* 1878.

Watseka Welsh, William R., 1878.

Carlinville Whitehead, Silas S., 1878.

Marshall Wheeler, Samuel P., 1879.

Cairo Warner, Vespasian, 1872.

Clinton Wilson, J. M., 1886.

Aledo Williams, Robert E., 1879. Bloomington Wolcott, Richmond, 1879........

...Springfield

Havana

* Deceased.

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PROCEEDINGS

OF

THE ILLINOIS STATE BAR ASSOCIATION.

AT ITS

TENTH ANNUAL MEETING, JANUARY 11 AND 12, 1887.

The Convention convened in regular Annual Meeting, in Springfield, January 11, 1887, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, in the Supreme Court Room, and was called to order by Hon. Melville W. Fuller, President.

OFFICERS PRESENT. Melville W. Fuller....

President Frank H. Jones...

Secretary John M. Palmer....

Treasurer And the following membersAltgelt. J. P... ..Chicago Casey, T. S

Springfield Allen, W. J.. Springfield Calhoun, W.J

Danville Bradwell, J. B. .Chicago Dent, Thomas.

Chicago Bonney, C.C. Chicago Dearborn, Luther.

Aurora Baldwin, J.A. .Chicago Ewing, Charles A.

Decatur Brown, J.J Vandalia Ewing, James S

Bloomington Bond, L. L... Chicago Fuller, M. W

...Chicago Bell, Robert Mt. Carmel Freeman. N. L

Springfield Blackburn, H. Danville Fuller, William.

Clinton Brown, C.C. .Springfield Foley, S. A.

Lincoln Burnett, F. W. Springfield Greene, H.S.

Springfield Brown, Stuart. .Springfield Green, E. B.

Mt. Carmel Bigelow, H .Galva Gross, W.L

.Springfield Conkling. W.J ..Springfield Goodrich, A. A

Jerseyville Creighton, J. A. .Springfield Gridley, J.N

Virginia Connolly, J. A. .Springfield Goudy, W.C

Chicago Crea, Hugh.... Decatur Grout, J. M.

Springfield Curtiss. Russell H. .Chicago Gregory, S. S

...Chicago Conkling. J. C Springfield Graham, J. M

Springfield Conkling. C. L .Springfield High, J. L..

...Chicago

Hawes, Kirk
Hurd, H. B.
Hay, M...
Hamilton, John M.
Hunt, George
Hamilton, E. B
Humphrey, J Otis
Jones, F. H.
Kirby, E. P
Kepley, H. B
Kepley, Ada H., Mrs.
Littler, D. Т.....
Loomis, W. E.
Leman, H. W
Milchrist, T. E
Matheny, Robert.
Marsh, William.
McGuire, R. L...
Moulton, S. W
McNeeley, T. W
McClernand, J. A.
McKinlay, R. L
Morrison, I. L
Montgomery, J. J
Newlin, E. E
Orendorff, Alfred..
Palmer, John M..

Chicago

.Chicago
.Springfield

Chicago
Springfield

...Quincy
Springfield
Springfield
Jacksonville

.Effingham
.Effingham
Springfield
Springtield
..Chicago

.Galva
.Springfield

Quincy
.Springfield
Shelbyville
.Petersburg
.Springfield

Paris
Jacksonville

Sandwich

Robinson
.Springfield
Springtield

Phillips, J. J....
Palmer, J. Mayo...
Pleasants, Adair
Page, S. S.
Patton, J. W.
Parker, G. N
Patton, R. H.
Raymond, J. H
Roedel, Carl..
Richberg. John.
Rice, J. M..
Reeves, 0. T.
Sherman, E. B
Strawn, C.C.
Sanders, G. A
Shutt, W. E.
Shope, S. P
Snigg. J. C.
Van Hooiebeke, G..
Wheeler, S. P..
Wallace, E. A.
Wood, Benson.
Wall, George W.
Warner, V..
Wilson, Bluford..
Wallace, Joseph...
Yancey, A. M..

Hillsboro ..Springfield .Rock Island

Peoria .Springfield

Robinson Springfield

...Chicago .Shawneetown

Chicago

.Peoria .Bloomington

Chicago

.Pontiac Springfield .Springfield

..Lewiston .Springfield

..Carlyle Springfield

Havana Effingham .DuQuoin ....Clinton .Springfield .Springfield .Bunker Hill

1. MINUTES OF PRECEDING MEETINGS, The reading of the minutes of the last annual meeting was, on motion of Mr. J. H. Raymond, dispensed with, and the proceedings, as published and distributed, stood approved.

On motion of Mr. S. W. Moulton, a committee of three was appointed by the President, to extend an invitation to the Supreme Court of the State to attend the meetings of the Association.

The President appointed Mr. S. W. Moulton, Mr. J. C. Conkling and Mr. J. P. Altgelt as such committee.

The Court accepted, and were present in a body.

2.

COMMITTEE ON ADMISSIONS. Through its chairman, Mr. W. L. Gross, the committee reported favorably upon the applications of the following gentlemen for admission. The report was adopted, and the new members invited to seats, and to participate in the further action of the Association:

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NEW MEMBERS.

Adams, Isane E.
Banning, Ephraim.
Blackburn, H. P
Bryan, William J
Cratty, Thomas.

Chicago
.Chicago

Danville
Jacksonville

..Chicago

Coburn, L. L..
Douglas, Stephen A.
Evarts, E. S
Flower, J. M.
Ferns, Thomas F

.Chicago
.Chicago

Chicago

.Chicago ..Jerseyville

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ILLINOIS STATE BAR ASSOCIATION,
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY,

January 11, 1887. To the Nlinois State Bar Association:

Your Executive Committee begs leave to submit the following report:

On December 6, 1885, your committee met at the Leland Hotel, in Springfield, Illinois, and unanimously agreed upon the following, with reference to the Tenth Annual Meeting of this Association: The Tenth Annual Meeting of this Association will be held at Springfield, Illinois, on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 11 and 12, 1887. The Association to convene in the Supreme Court room, in the Capitol, at 10 o'clock A. M., on Tuesday, and continue in session during that and the day following.

Your committee beg leave to submit the following special order:

First day.--Memorial address on the life and services of Judge B. S. Edwards, late President of this Association, by Judge E. P. Kirby, of Jacksonville, Illinois,

Special address: “The Professional Outlook," by Mr. J. S. High, of Chicago.

Special address: "Popular Opinions of the Law and those who Administer it," by Mr. H. S. Greene, of Springfield, Illinois.

Second day.-Special address: “Relations of Corporations to the Community," by Mr. G. W. Smith, of Chicago.

Special address: "The Beginning of Law in Illinois," by Mr. E. G. Mason, of Chicago.

Special address: “Decline of Litigation and some of its Causes," by Mr. S. P. Wheeler, of Cairo.

Your committee, by leave, further report they have made arrangements for a reception and banquet at the Leland Hotel, Springfield, Illinois, on Wednesday evening, January 12. 1887, beginning at 7 o'clock, and that invitations have been sent to the members of the Association and many citizens of the State not members of the Association; that several prominent speakers have promised to be present and reply to toasts.

ORDER OF EXERCISES.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 1887. 1. Reading Minutes. 2. Report of Committee on Admission

W. L. GROSS 3. The President's Annual Address...

M. W. FULLER 4. Report of Executive Committee and Secretary. 5. Memorial Address-Judge B. S. Edwards...

E. P. KIRBY 6. Special Address-The Professional Outlook.

..J. L. HIGH 7. Report of Committee on Gri nces.

J. S. EWING 8. Special Address-Popular Opinions of the Law and those who Adminis. ter it.......

H. S. GREENE 9. Election of Officers. 10. New Business,

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