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time, after three months from the date of such rejection, without paying any additional fee therefor; provided he shall apply for such re-examination at some regular meeting of the Board.
The questions and answers of all examinations will usually be in writing, but applicants may be subjected to oral examination if the Board should deem it necessary or proper.
Attorneys From Other States; How Admitted.
Every applicant for admission to the bar upon a license or other voucher showing his admission as an attorney at law in another State or foreign country, must present to the Board such license duly certified, or a copy of the record of the Court showing his admission to the bar, duly proved, as required by law for the authentication of the records of Courts of sister States, when offered in evidence in the Court of this State. Such license or voucher must confer the right to practice in the highest courts in such State or foreign country. Such applicant shall be admitted upon such license or voucher without examination by the Board, if it appears to the Court by certificate of said Board, that in the State or country in which the license was issued the requirements for admission to the bar were equal to those prescribed in this State. Or, if it should appear that the applicant has been engaged in active practice of law for a period of five years in courts of record under such license and provided further, that the Board is otherwise satisfied that the applicant is worthy. The Board shall certify to this Court persons entitled to admission by virtue of having been admitted to the bar in such other State or foreign country.
Provided, however, that non-resident attorneys associated with attorneys in this State, in any case here pending, who do not desire to practice law regularly in this State, will be allowed to appear and argue cases in which they may be employed, as a matter of comity, without being required to procure license as above provided, when introduced to the Court by a reputable lawyer of the bar where the case desired to be argued is pending. VII. It is directed by the Supreme Court that the Board of Law Examiners shall hold examinations at the places designated in the Act creating said Board, approved March 30, 1903, and in addition, Memphis, Shelby County, and Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, at such times as the Board may fix.
In pursuance to the authority conferred upon us by the Act of the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, approved March 30th, 1903, we hereby fix the compensation of the Board of Law Examiners at the sum of $250 each, as provided by said Act.
The officers of said Board shall consist of a President and a Secretary and Treasurer, the last two of which may be filled by one person.
The President:—The next order of business is the discussion of the New Federal Equity Rules by Judge Edward T. Sanford, of Knoxville.
Judge Sanford is known to all the members of this Association. Indeed, there is no member of the Tennessee Bar Association who has contributed more to its success and to the success of its annual meetings than Judge Sanford.
I take pleasure in presenting to you Judge E. T. Sanford, of Knoxville.
The learned exposition of the New Federal Equity Rules by Judge Sanford, and the informal discussion invoked by numerous questions from the members of the Association, made this one of the most interesting features of the meeting, but in deference to the wishes of Judge Sanford his address is omitted from this publication.
It was moved and seconded that a vote of thanks be tendered Judge Sanford for his excellent exposition of the New Federal Equity Rules.
RESOLVED, That the Supreme Court of Tennessee be and is hereby requested to abrogate and amend rule No. 2 of the published rules of practice before that Court that went into effect January 1, 1913, requiring Counsel in making out Bills of Exceptions to state the testimony of witnesses in narrative form, eliminating questions asked witnesses and answers given unless the effect of the testimony cannot be made clearly to appear in which case it may be done.
The President:—The next order of business is the election of delegates to The American Bar Association. This Bar Association is entitled to two delegates and two alternates.
Mr. R. G. Brown and Gen. Charles T. Cates were nominated as delegates.
Mr. H. H. Shelton and Mr. Roane Waring were nominated as alternates.
There being no other nominations, nominations were closed, and the above gentlemen were elected as delegates and alternates.
The nomination for officers for the ensuing year being in order, the following were placed in nomination :
Judge Joseph C. Higgins, of Fayetteville, and Mr. John Bell Keeble, of Nashville.
On vote by ballot, John Bell Keeble was declared duly elected President of the Association for the ensuing year.
The following were elected Vice-Presidents :
Mr. F. M. Bass :-Mr. President, I desire at this point to offer a resolution addressed to our distinguished chivalrous and honourable retiring President
The President:-I will ask the new President to take the gavel for that motion.
Mr. Keeble takes the chair.
Mr. Keeble:—Gentlemen, first let me thank you for the honor conferred upon me, and let me say that I am particularly delighted at entertaining any motion which may be made.
Mr. Bass:—I want to offer a resolution of thanks on behalf of the Bar Association to the retiring President for the hospitality and the delightful entertainment tendered us by the local bar of Memphis.
Deeply sensible of the many courtesies and attentions shown the visiting members, and fully appreciative of the splendid hospitality and delightful entertainment provided for their comfort and enjoyment during the meeting now drawing to a close,
BE IT RESOLVED by the Tennessee Bar Association in regular annual meeting assembled, that the thanks of this Association be extended :
1. To the ladies and the members of the local Bar of Memphis, especially to that splendid lawyer and knightly gentleman, our retiring President, who, with grace of bearing and happy manner has so ably presided during the sessions of this meeting, and to his attractive wife who, by her charm of manner has greatly added to the pleasures of our visit.
II. Also to the members of the Country Club and the Memphis Street Railway for their many courtesies and attentions so hospitably extended.
This motion was seconded and unanimously passed.
Upon motion duly seconded and carried the Association adjourned.
BANQUET OF THE TENNESSEE BAR ASSOCIATION. THURSDAY, JUNE TWENTY SIXTH, NINETEEN THIRTEEN.
HOTEL Gayoso, MEMPHIS.
·Soft Shell Crab, Tartar Sauce Julienne Potatoes
Squab Chicken, Vienna Style Creamed Potatoes
Asparagus, Drawn Butter
Judge John E. McCall
Judge M. M. Neil
Hon. Caruthers Ewing
Hon. Rome G. Brown