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they shall so report to the Association, with their recommendations as to the action to be taken thereon.

The decision of the committee shall be served on the member complained of, and if the decision be that the complaint, or any material part thereof, is true, and in that case only, the committee shall also serve a copy of the complaint, answer, if there be an answer and decision on the President of the Association; and if requested, either by the member or members complaining, or the member complained of, shall annex thereto a copy of the evidence taken, which said document shall be regarded as a report of the committee to the Association.

Every such report shall be acted on only by the Association at an annual, stated or adjourned meeting of the Association, and of which the member complained of shall have due notice, to be served upon him by direction of the committee. The committee shall thereupon proceed to take such action on said report as they may see fit, provided only that no member shall be expelled unless by the vote of two-thirds of the members present and voting.

Whenever any trial shall be determined on, the member complained of may object, for cause, to any of the members of said committee. Thereupon the committee shall report the facts to the President, and inclose to him a copy of the objections for cause; and the President shall forthwith summon the Central Council to meet with him and determine what weight, if any, the objections for cause are justly entitled to have; and if the President and a majority of the Central Committee present and voting shall determine that the objections for cause are not well taken, and the same are overruled, the President shall so inform the Committee on Grievances; but if the President and a majority of the Central Council, as aforesaid, shall determine that any of said objections for cause, to any member of the Committee on Grievances is well taken, then the President shall so inform said committee, and forthwith appoint another member or members to supply the temporary vacancy caused thereby; and the method herein provided shall be resorted to until a committee is obtained against whom the member complained of urges no just objection for cause.

If any member of the Bar of the State of Tennessee shall collect money in his professional capacity for a client, and wrongfully fail or refuse to account for the same, it shall be the duty of the President, or any Vice-President of the Bar Association of Tennessee, on complaint being made to him by any person, to appoint a suitable committee from among the members of this Association to investigate the case, and report the facts to the officer appointing this committee; and if, in the judgment of that officer, a case can be made out against the offender, said appointing officer shall order same or another committee to prosecute the offender in the courts for disbarment.

If any member of the Bar Association of Tennessee shall be guilty of any unprofessional conduct, for which he could, under the then existing laws of the land, be disbarred, it shall be the duty of the President and Vice-President of the Bar Association of Tennessee to proceed to have him disbarred, as indicated in the by-law just preceding this.

All the foregoing proceedings shall be kept secret, except as their publication is hereinbefore provided for, unless otherwise provided for by this Association.

X.—NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS. Nominations of candidates to fill the respective offices may be made at the time of election by any member, and as many candidates may be nominated for each office as members may wish to name, but all elections, whether to office or membership, must be by ballot. A majority of the votes cast shall be sufficient to elect to office, but five negative votes shall be sufficient to defeat an election to membership.

XI—SUPPLYING VACANCIES. All vacancies in any office or committee of this Association shall be filled by appointment of the President, and the person thus appointed shall hold for the unexpired term of his predecessor, but if a vacancy occur in the office of President, it shall be filled by the Association at its first stated meeting occurring more than ten days after the happening of such vacancy, and the person elected shall hold for the unexpired term of his prede

cessor.

XII.-ANNUAL DUES. All annual dues of this Association shall be paid on or before the first day of March in each year, and any member failing to pay his annual dues by that time shall be in default, and, upon the order of the President, the Secretary shall strike the name of such member from the rolls of membership, unless for good cause shown, the President shall excuse such default, in which last event the name of such member shall, upon the order of the President, be restored by the Secretary to the roll of membership.

XIII.—AMENDMENT OF BY-LAWS. These By-Laws may be amended at any stated, adjourned or annual meeting of the Association by a majority of those present.

XIV.-RESIGNATION OF OFFICERS AND MEMBERS.

Any officer may resign at any time upon settling his accounts with the Association. A member may resign at any time upon the payment of all dues to the Association; and from the date of the receipt by the Secretary of a notice of resignation, and with an endorsement thereon by the Treasurer that all dues have been paid as provided, the person giving such notice shall cease to be a member of the Association.

XV.–SALARY OF SECRETARY AND TREASURER.

The annual salary of the Secretary and Treasurer shall be two hundred dollars, one-half of which will be due on the first day of May, and the other half on the first day of November in each year, but may be paid earlier, or at other times, if the Central Council shall, in writing, so direct; but this shall be in full of all compensation to him. No other officer of the Association shall receive any salary or compensation.

XVI.—SPECIAL MEETING. If the President and Central Council shall determine that it is necessary for the Association to hold any other meetings during the year than the regular annual meeting, the same shall be held at such time and place as the President and Central Council may fix, upon twenty days' notice of such time and place, to be given by the Secretary by Publication in a newspaper; and the Secretary shall give this notice upon the order of the President.

XVII.—NUMBER OF PAPERS. Not more than six papers, in addition to the regular order of business, shall be read at each annual meeting and not more than one at each of the sessions of the Association.

XVIII.-LENGTH OF PAPERS. No paper read before the Association shall occupy more than thirty (30) minutes.

XIX.–CENTRAL COUNCIL TO FURNISH SUMMARY OF

REPORT.

It shall be the duty of the Chairman of each standing committee of the Association to send to the Secretary of the Association at least thirty (30) days before each annual meeting the report and recommendations which his committee intends to present to the meeting. The Secretary shall, as soon as practicable after the receipt of the same, print and distribute to the members of the Association a brief summary of the recommendations contained in said reports.

XX.-HONORARY MEMBERS.

All Chancellors and Judges of the Superior Courts of this State, and resident Judges of the Federal Courts, are honorary members of this Association, and they are relieved from the payment of admission fees and dues.

LIST OF MEMBERS. 1913

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Acklen, Jos. H. ...

.. Nashville Adams, A. B. .....

..... Martin Adams, J. C. ......

Memphis Akers, Albert W.

.. Nashville Albright, Edward

Gallatin Allen, J. S. ..........

Memphis Allison, M. M. .....

Chattanooga Anderson, Harry ..

......... Memphis Anderson, J. M. .....

Nashville Anderson, J. H. ..

Chattanooga Anderson, Milton J.

... Memphis Andrews, Forest W.

.. Knoxville Andrews, Garnet S.

Nashville Apperson, Jno. W..

Memphis Armstrong, W. C...

Lewisburg Armstrong, Walter P.

Memphis Aust, Jno. R. .......

Nashville Austin, R. W. .......

Knoxville Bachman, E. K. .........

Bristol Bacon, Wm. J. .......

Memphis Baker, Lewis M. G. .......

.. Knoxville Banks, George E., Sr., ...

Winchester Banks, Lem .......

.. Memphis Barker, H. H. ......

...... Memphis Barlow, J. Stanley ...

Johnson City Barthell, E. E. ......

Nashville Barton, McKinney, Jr.,

.. Memphis Barton, R. M., Jr., .. .........................................

· Memphis Bass, F. M. .........

Nashville Bates, Wm. B. .....

Shelbyville Baxter, Sloss D. ....

Nashville Baxter, E. J. ........

Jonesboro Baxter, Perkins ....

Nashville Beasley, J. S.

Centreville Beattie, R. M. ......

........ Memphis Belew, W. W. .......

ohnson City Bell, B. D. .......

· Gallatin Bell, Jno. Arnold

Nashville Bell, Edwin G. ......

.. Memphis Bell, Jno. E.

Memphis Bell, Robert

Nashville Berry, F. A. .......

Nashville Biddle, J. E. .....

Greeneville Biggs, Albert W..

Memphis Biggs, W. H. .......

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