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President, Hon. Elwood Evans, of Tacoma.
Mr. Sharpstein moved, that a proposition to amend the Constitution by changing the time of its annual meeting from the second Monday in January to the first day of the meeting of the Supreme Court, be submitted now, to be acted upon at an adjourned meeting to be held on the 28th inst., motion carried.
Other important business was transacted at this meeting among which were two resolutions introduced by Mr. Brents and adopted by the Association. One was, asking the Supreme Court to change its rule relating to printing briefs, and the other was to petition Congress for an appropriation of $5,000.00 to aid in the completion of sets of reports, etc., for the Territorial Library.
On motion, the Association adjourned to meet on the 28th inst. N. S. PORTER,
OLYMPIA, W. T., January 28th, 1889. Washington Bar Association met pursuant to adjournment at the reading room of the Carlton hotel.
Present, Hon. Elwood Evans, President; N. S. Porter, Secretary, and a number of members but not a quorum, (fifteen). The Association adjourned to meet at the call of the President. N. S. PORTER,
OLYMPIA, Washington, February 3d, 1890. Washington Bar Association met at the Supreme Court room in Olympia, and adjourned to meet on the 5th inst., at 12 o'clock, m.
February 5th, 1890, 12 m.
Bar Association met at the Supreme Court room, and adjourned to meet on the 12th inst.
OLYMPIA, Wash., February 12th, 1890. Washington Bar Association met at the Supreme Court room, in the city of Olympia, pursuant to adjournment, and was called to order at 7:30 p. m., by Hon. Elwood Evans, President. Minutes of previous meetings read and approved. The following named attorneys were admitted to membership:
Milo A. Root, T. N. Allen, A. S. Austin, Charles H. · Ayer and A. P. Fitch, of Olympia; R. B. Milroy, of North Yakima; Henry G. Struve, of Seattle; John P. Gale, of Tacoma; Maurice A. Langhorne, of Chehalis; Winthrop B. Presby, of Goldendale.
Amendments to the Constitution were adopted, changing its name to "WASHINGTON STATE BAR ASSOCIATION," making seven members a quorum to transact business, changing the number of Vice-Presidents to three, making three a quorum of the Executive Committee. Officers were
elected as follows:
President, Elwood Evans, of Tacoma. First Vice-President, Henry G. Struve, of Seattle; Second Vice-President, George Turner, of Spokane; Third Vice-President, T. N. Allen, of Olympia; Secretary, Nathan S. Porter, of Olympia. Other important business was transacted at this session, at the conclusion of which, the Association adjourned. N. S. PORTER,
Proceedings of the Washington State Bar Association.
OLYMPIA, Wash., Feb. 13th, 1891.
Pursuant to published notice, the Washington State Bar Association met at office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court. There being no quorum present, a session of the Executive Committee was held and important business transacted. The Secretary was instructed to call a meeting of the Bar Association on March 3d prox., for the election of officers and the transaction of other important business. Committee then adjourned.
N. S. PORTER,
OLYMPIA, Wash., March 3d, 1891. Washington State Bar Association met pursuant to notice, at the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court in the city of Olympia, and at 7:30 p. m., was called to order by the President, Hon. Elwood Evans. Record of preceding meeting read. The following named attorneys were recommended for membership, and upon ballot being had, they were declared duly elected:
W. Lair Hill, of Seattle; Robert H. Lindsay, of Seattle; J. W. Feighan, Charles S. Voorhees and Patrick Henry Winston, of Spokane; L. H. Plattor, of Colfax; A. R. Coleman, of Port Townsend; Eugene G. Kreider, of Tacoma, and Hiram Dustin, of Goldendale. On motion of Mr. Arthur, a committee to frame and present to this Association at its next regular meeting, a Code of By-Laws, was appointed, consisting of T. N. Allen, N. S. Porter and
A. P. Fitch. On motion of N. S. Porter, Hon. Elwood Evans was made ex-officio Chairman of said committee. After the transaction of other business, the Association elected the following officers:
President, Elwood Evans, of Tacoma.
First Vice President, T. N. Allen, of Olympia.
N. S. PORTER,
At a special meeting held at the U. S. Court Rooms in the city of Tacoma on the 28th day of August, A. D. 1891, pursuant to call of the President, under direction of the Executive Committee, there were present Hon. Elwood Evans, President; John Arthur and W. C. Jones, Vice Presidents, and N. S. Porter, Secretary, and a quorum of members.
The following named attorneys were elected to membership in the Association:
John E. Humphries, of Seattle.
George W. Tyler,
John J. McGilvra,
John Watson Pratt,
James B. Howe,
Thomas R. Shepard,
O. P. Brown, of New Whatcom.
On motion, the Association ratified and approved the report of the committee of lawyers appointed by the Supreme Court of the State to report Rules of Practice for said Supreme Court, as the same were amended and adopted by the State Convention.
On motion, Association adjourned.
N. S. PORTER, Secretary.
OLYMPIA, Washington, Oct. 10th, 1892. Washington State Bar Association met pursuant to call of the President and published notice, at the Supreme Court room in the city of Olympia; Hon. Elwood Evans presiding.
On motion of Marshall K. Snell, the following resolution was adopted:
"RESOLVED, That the Bar Association of the State of Washington respectfully represents to the Honorable Justices of the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Judicial Circuit that the holding of all the terms of said Court in the city of San Francisco of necessity involves considerable inconvenience and extraordinary expense to both clients and attorneys who are residents of the more remote parts of the territory covered by the jurisdiction of said Court, and they therefore respectfully petition that two terms of said Court be held each year in the city of Portland, Oregon."
After the transaction of other business the Association adjourned. N. S. PORTER,