Annual Report of the American Bar Association: Including Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Headquarters Office, 1878 - Bar associations
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Page 124 - The powers thus granted are not confined to the instrumentalities of commerce or the postal service known or in use when the Constitution was adopted, but they keep pace with the progress of the country and adapt themselves to the new developments of time and circumstances.
Page 79 - ... or by imprisonment in the county jail not less than ten days, nor more than six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court, together with the costs of prosecution, and each day such person continues to practice medicine and surgery, contrary to the provisions of this act, shall constitute a separate offense.
Page 124 - They extend from the horse with its rider to the stagecoach, from the sailing vessel to the steamboat, from the coach and the steamboat to the railroad, and from the railroad to the telegraph, as these new agencies are successively brought into use to meet the demands of increasing population and wealth. "They were intended for the government of the business to which they relate at all times and under all circumstances.
Page 217 - And the said records and judicial proceedings, authenticated as aforesaid, shall have such faith and credit given to them in every court within the United States as they have by law or usage in the courts of the State from whence the said records are or shall be taken.
Page 71 - Each stockholder of a corporation, or joint-stock association, shall be individually and personally liable for such proportion of all its debts and liabilities contracted or incurred, during the time he was a stockholder, as the amount of stock or shares owned by him bears to the whole of the subscribed capital stock, or shares of the corporation or association.
Page 203 - Whenever the executive authority of any state or territory demands any person as a fugitive from justice of the executive authority of any state or territory to which such person has fled, and produces a copy of an indictment found, or an affidavit made before a magistrate of any state or territory, charging the person demanded with having committed treason, felony, or other crime, certified as authentic by the governor...
Page 47 - ... by all civilized nations. It is not in conflict with the constitution of the United States, which, although prohibiting states from passing laws impairing the obligation of contracts, allows congress "to establish . . . uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcy throughout the United States.
Page 165 - ... in that state of life to which it has pleased God to call him.
Page 133 - ... that no honest mirth or recreation is lawful or tolerable in our religion...
Page 159 - We need not bid, for cloistered cell, Our neighbour and our work farewell, Nor strive to wind ourselves too high For sinful man beneath the sky : The trivial round, the common task, Would furnish all we ought to ask ; Room to deny ourselves ; a road To bring us, daily, nearer God.

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