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€m JbSflBW III! «• W 9 4 COPYRIGHT 1930 John G. Faircloth Editor PREAMBLE on. ANY ARE the threads that trace the Destiny of Mankind from the isolated existence of the Cave Dweller to the present Age of Enlightenment. Threads of Science — of Religion — of Educa- tion are woven into the woof and warp of the story of his struggle upward. But no force has been as powerful — no influence as great — on the molding of Mankind as has — Justice. To trace the course of Justice from its beginning — to mark its effect upon Man — to emphasize its ideals — we have constructed this 1930 Docket on the foundation of the Evolution of Justice. Cdited cui() pLibiislied by THE SEMIGR CLASS °f MATIOSiAL UMIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL hr 1930 Docket has been prepared with a view to making its real worth apparent when its readers browse through it in years to come. It is with deep appreciation that we extend our thanks to the Members of the Faculty, and the Associate Editors for their valuable aid in building this book. The Editor. SCHOOL AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS FACULTY SENIOR CLASS JUNIOR CLASS FRESHMAN CLASS ORGANIZATIONS AND ACTIVITIES POETRY, PROSE AND HUMOR ADVERTISERS V o Georoe P. Barse, who, from the inception of the Class of 1930. has been an ever present help and source of sympathy to those in trouble ; whose sunny disposition and complete under- standing rallied the flagging spirits of many of us ; to a true gentle- man and friend. The Docket of 1930 is. by the Class, affec- tionately dedicated. O te DOCKET 1930 Ae DOCKET 1930 JOHN G. FAIRCLOTH F ROBERT CASE OAe DOCKET 1930 The 1930 Docket John G. Faircloth Editor-in-Chief Louis H. Mann Associate Editor Law School EDITORIAL STAFF George H. Regis Associate Editor Art Henry G. HerrELL Associate Editor Promotion Addie A. Hughes Secretary Ascha V. Moore Assistant Secretary Genevieve R. Pratt Assistant Secretary William Edward Deering Associate Editor Junior Class Grace Kanode Assistant Secretary BUSINESS STAFF Linnaeus T. Savage T rcasnrer Sidney B. Hill Ass ' t Promotion Manager F. Robert Case Advertising Manager Harvey C. Beavers Manager of Photography Myer Pumps Ass ' t Advertising Manager OAe DOCKET 1930 Some for the Glories of This World; and some Sigh for the Prophet’s Paradise to come ; Ah, take the Cash, and let the Credit go, Nor heed the rumble of a distant Drum ! Omar. ke DOCKET 1930 VIEWS O u 2 DOCKET 1930 OAe DOCKET 1930 Alma Mater C_y Ew educational institutions have had a more interesting history or have had more distinguished men connected with it than has had the National University. Its origin may be traced to the suggestion which was embodied by President Washington in his eighth annual message to Congress, directing the attention of that body to the advisability of establishing at the seat of the Federal Government, a National University which would provide for the “assimilation of the principles, opinions, and manners of our countrymen by the common education of a portion of our youth from every quarter.” Congress, however, did not act upon this suggestion. It was not until 1869 that Professor Wedgewood and a number of distin- guished associates endeavored to realize the high hopes for establishing such an institution of learning as Washington had in mind. Incorporated under the General Incorporation Law of the District of Columbia, the National University came into being. Although it has never been officially connected with the Federal Government, yet it was thought at the time of its organization that from this nucleus a governmental institution would eventually evolve. Later, the Congress of the United States by a special act granted a broad charter for the institution to Hon. Arthur McArthur, Hon. Richard Alvey, Hon. Charles C. Cole and their associates with full power “to grant and confer diplomas and the usual college and university degrees.” The first department of the new university to be organized was the Law School, which is now one of the oldest in the United States. It has occupied a commanding position of dignity and power among members of the legal profession of Washington and elsewhere because of the thoroughly practical character of the instruction, the excellence and high standing of the instructors, and the maturity and ambition of the student-body. The University enjoys the honor of having had as the first Chancellors, five of the Presidents of the United States, as follows : Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Chester A. Arthur, and Grover Cleveland. More than 6,000 students have been graduated from the Law School during its existence, many of whom have attained eminence at the Bar while others have become judges of national reputation. In recognition of the growing demand for collegiate work of standard grade which would provide preparation for those who aspire to follow a business, financial or public career, and which would be correlated with the studies ofifered in the Law School, the University in the fall of 1923 opened a new department of the University known as the School of Economics and Government. This marks a new stage of expansion and growth on the part of the University and makes of the University a pioneer in a field the increasing importance of which is daily more evident. O ie DOCKET 1930 “The law should be loved a little because it is felt to be just; feared a little because it is severe ; hated a little because it is to a certain degree out of sympathy with the prevalent temper of the day ; and respected because it is felt to be a necessity.” OAe DOCKET 1930 TTital Im ADMINISTRATION 3Ae DOCKET 1930 OFFICERS OF THE UNIVERSITY Charles F. Carusi, LL. D. Chancellor Hon. Fred T. Dubois, LL. D. Chairman of the Board of Trustees John L. Cassin, LL. M. Secretary to the Board of Trustees O. Sims Assistant Secretary OFFICERS OF THE LAW SCHOOL Charles F. Carusi, LL. D. Dean of the Facidty Hayden Johnson, LL. D. Executive Secretary John L. Cassin, LL. M. Assistant Dean H. C. Dapray T reasnrer O te DOCKET 1930 OAe DOCKET 1930 OAe DOCKET 1930 CHARLES H. ROBB, LL. D. Professor of Admiralty. Associate Justice, Court of Appeals of the District of Colum- bia. PREDERICK L. S1DD0NS, LL. D. Professor of Evidence, the Lazv of Ne- gotiable Instruments, and recently appointed Professor of Constitutional Lazo. Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the District of Columbia. Twenty-one O te DOCKET 1930 JENNINGS BAII EY, LL. D. Professor of Equitable Trusts, Conflict of I azvs and Equity Pleading. Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the District of Columbia. PEYTON GORDON. LE. M. Professor of the Case Lazo of Crimes. Former Assistant to the Attorney General. Former United States Attorney for the Dis- trict of Columbia. Associate Justice, Su- preme Court of the District of Columbia. T wenty ' two Oke DOCKET 1930 CHARLES S. HATFIELD, LL. B. Professor of Federal Procedure. Associ- ate Justice, United States Court of Customs A p peals. HAYDEN JOHNSON, LL. M. Professor of Equity and Associate Justice, Moot Court of Appeals. Member of the Bar of the District of Columbia. O ie DOCKET 1930 GLENN WILLETT, LL. M. Professor of the Case Law of Contracts, Legal Liability, Review Course, and Judge of the Law and Criminal Moot Courts. Former Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia. Member of the Bar of the District of Columbia. CHARLES PERGLER, D.C.L., LL. D. Dean of the School of Economics and Government. Professor of Legal History and Jurisprudence, Law Faculty. Accred- ited as Diplomatic representative of Czecho- slovakia in the U. S., 1918 ; Czechoslovak Minister to Japan, 1920 - 21 . T)ke DOCKET 1930 CONRAD H. SYME, LL. M. Professor of Partnership. Former Corpo- ration Counsel of the District of Columbia. Member of the District of Columbia Bar Association. ERNEST W. GIBSON, B.S. , A.M., LL.D. Lecturer on Trial Procedure. Former Judge, Municipal Court, Brattlcboro, Ver- mont. Member of Congress, representing the second Congressional District of Ver- mont. I L.D., Harvard University. Twenty-five OAe DOCKET 1930 L. L. MOHUNDRO, LL. M. Professor of Interstate Commerce Law, Practice and Procedure. Examiner for the Interstate Commerce Commission. Member of the Bars of the District of Columbia and Kentucky. TURIN B. BOONE. LL. M. Professor of Personal Property and the Case Lazo of Real Property. Member of the Bar of the District of Columbia. O ie DOCKET 1930 ROGER O ' DONNELL , LL. M. Professor of Torts and Common Law Pleading. Member of the Bars of the Dis- trict of Columbia and New York. I WALTER M. BAST I AN, LL. M. Professor of Agency and Elementary Law. Member of the Bar of the District of Columbia. Recently appointed Professor- ship of Suretyship. OAe DOCKET 1930 VERNON E. WEST , EE. M. Professor of the Law of Insurance. For- mer Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia. Nozv associated with the drm of Donaldson and Johnson. JULIUS I. PEYSER. EE. M., D.C.E. Judge of the Equity Moot Court. Mem- ber of the Bar of the District of Columbia. T wenty ' e ight O Le DOCKET 1930 H. WIN SHIP WHEATLEY, LL. M. Professor of Criminal Law and Associate Professor, Equity Pleading. Member of the Bar of the District of Columbia. Twenty-nine WILLIAM CLARK TAYLOR. LL. B. Professor of Wills and Administration and Judge of the Probate Moot Court. Co- author, “Taylor and Baer on Probate Forms and Practice .” Former deputy Register of Wills of the District of Columbia. OAe DOCKET 1930 THOMAS H. PATTERSON , LL. M. Professor of the Lazo of Contracts and Associate Professor of the Lazo of Real Property. Member of the Bar of the Dis- l rict of Columbia. DANIEL PERCY HICKLING, M. D. Professor of Medical Jurisprudence. Chief Psychiatrist , Gallinger Memorial Hos- pital and Alienist for the District of Co- lumbia. Thirty Vke DOCKET 1930 WILLIAM A. COOMBE, LL. M. Professor of Domestic Relations. Mem- ber of the Bar of the District of Columbia. MILTON STRASBURGER, LL. M., D.C.L. Professor of District of Columbia Statute Law. Former Judge of the Municipal Court of the District of Columbia. Member of the Bar of the District of Columbia. O ie DOCKET 1930 THOMAS STERLING, LL. M. Professor of Equity Cases. Former United States Senator from Kentucky. Former Dean of the South Dakota State University College of Law. BERTRAND EMERSON, JR., LL. B. Professor of the Case Lazo of Evidence and Criminal Procedure. Associate Pro- fessor of Municipal and Private Corpora- tions. Former Assistant United States At- torney for the District of Columbia. Mem- ber of the Bar of the District of Columbia. B3 Thirty-two OAe DOCKET 1930 GEORGE P. PARSE, A.B., El.. M. Professor of Damages and Real Prop- erty; Associate Professor, Rcviczo Course. Former Assistant Corporation Counsel, Dis- trict of Columbia. Former Assistant to the Attorney General of the United States. General Counsel, Division of Insolvent Na- tional Banks, Treasury Department. THOMAS E. ROBERTSON, LL.B. Professor of Patent Law. Formerly as- sociated as senior member of the firm of Robertson and Johnson. Appointed Com- missioner of Patents in 1921. 0 £e DOCKET 1930 HOWARD SANDERSON LEROY, A.B., LL. B. Lecturer on International Claims. For- mer Assistant Solicitor, Department of State. Member of the American Bar As- sociation. JOHN B. KEELER, LL. B. Professor of Bailments and Carriers. At- torney Examiner, Interstate Commerce Commission. Member of the Bar of the District of Columbia. Thirty-four Cjfic DOCKET 1930 RICHARD W. FLOURNOY , LL. M. Professor of International Law. Assist- ant to the Solicitor of the State Department. CHARLES S. LOBINGER, Ph.D., D.C.L. Professor of Roman and Civil Law. For- mer Judge of the United States Court for China. Former Judge of the Court of First Instance, Philippine Islands. Special As- sistant to the Attorney General. OAe DOCKET 1930 GEORGE E. ED E LIN, LL. M., M.L.D. Professor of Statutory Remedies. Mem- ber of the Bar of the District of Columbia. Member of the District of Columbia Bar Association. J. ROBERT ANDERSON , A.B., LL. M. Lecturer on Government Contracts and Claims and Jurisdiction and Practice of the Court of Claims. S fecial Assistant to the Attorney General of the United States. T Ae DOCKET 1930 RICHARD A. FORD, LL. M. Associate Justice, Moot Court of Appeals. Editor of the Washington Law Reporter for the past 33 years. Member of the Bar of the District of Columbia. HERBERT L. DAVIS, LL. B. Professor of Auditing and Legal Ac- counting. Former Auditor, Supreme Court of the District of Columbia. Member of the Bar of the District of Columbia. Thirty-seven O te DOCKET 1930 P. H. MARSHALL , LL. M. Professor of Municipal Corporations. Former Special Assistant Corporation Counsel , District of Columbia. Former First Assistant Corporation Counsel, District of Columbia. Member of the firm of Bell, Marshall and Rice. HARRISON B. McCAWLEY, LL.B. Professor of Income Tax Lazo. Former Attorney , Office of Solicitor of Internal Revenue. Member of the Bar of the District of Columbia. m O ie DOCKET 1930 GODFREY L. MUNTER, A.B., LL. B. Professor of the Lazo of Sales, Extraor- dinary Legal Remedies and Practice and Legal Procedure. Formerly associated until the Legation of Switzerland. Member of the Bar of the District of Columbia. THEODORE D. PEYSER, LL. M. Instructor in Case Study and Analysis Member of the Bar of the District of Co- lumbia. Thirty-nine O ie DOCKET 1930 CLINTON ROBB , LL. B. Professor of federal Trade Commission Practice. Member of the Bar of the Dis- trict of Columbia and the Supreme Court of the United States. CALVIN IRA KEPHART, LL. M., M.P.L. Lecturer, Conflict of Lazes. Senior Ex- aminer, Interstate Commerce Commission. Member of the Bar of the District of Co- lumbia. Forty Oke DOCKET 1930 THOMAS C. HAVELL, LL. B. Professor of Land, Mining and Irrigation Lazo. Assistant Commissioner, General Land Office. T. A. HOSTETLER, LL. B. Associate Professor of Patent Lazo. So- licitor for the Patent Office. O ie DOCKET 1930 EVERETT F. HAYCRAFT, LL. B. Lecturer on Trusts and Monopolies. Member of the Board of Reviezv, Federal Trade Commission. EDS ON L. WHITNEY, Ph.D., D.C.L. Professor of Roman Lazo. Member of the Massachusetts Bar. Graduate of Har- vard University. Economic Analyst, De- partment of Labor. Forty ' two QAe DOCKET 1930 RUSSELL P. BELLEW, LL. B. Clerk of all Moot Courts. Clerk of Equity Court, Number One, Supreme Court of the District of Columbia. FREDERICK P. MYERS, A.M., LL. B. Professor of Public Speaking. Candidate for Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University. Member of the Bar of the District of Co- lumbia. Forty-three O ie DOCKET 1930 The Scholar “The scholar only knows how dear these silent yet eloquent companions of pure thoughts and innocent hours become in the season of adversity. When all that is worldly turns to dross around us, these only retain their steady value. When friends grow cold, and the converse of intimates languishes into vapid civility and commonplace these only continue the unaltered counte- nance of happier days, and cheer us with that true friendship which never deceived hope nor deserted sorrow — hiis books.” OAe DOCKET 1930 Wt nti g e ( ¥ Kings Judgement — SENIORS im 71 OAe DOCKET 1930 “Time, you old gipsy man, Will you not stay, Put up your caravan Just for one day?” OAe DOCKET 1930 Dr. Waiter Lovell Hagen President Class of 1930 O te DOCKET 1930 OAe DOCKET 1930 O ie DOCKET 1930 Addie A. Hughes James W. Lauderdale Historian Class Editor Class of 1939 Class of 1930 G. L. Shinn Class Orator Class of 1930 O ie DOCKET 1930 IRENE C. ACTON Philadelphia, Pa. ; Vir- ginia Highland ' s, Va. ; an alumnus of Holy Cross Academy, Wash- ington, D. C. ; Cy Pres Club ; candidate for LL.B. GUY ANDERSON Candidate for LL.B. PEARL APRIL Washington, D. C. ; graduate George Wash- ington University; Cy Pres Club ; her hobby is horseback riding ; candi- date for LL.B. Fifty-one O te DOCKET 1930 JAMES EDGAR LOUIS ARTIS W ashington, D. C. ; G. M. P. Murphy Co. ; Sig- ma Xu Phi; Club Colon- ial ; his hobby is base- ball ; candidate for LL.B. J. K. AWARD Candidate for LL.B. CHARLES KOHLER BALSTER Washington, D. C. ; graduate Business High School ; government clerk ; served in World War ; his hobby is play- ing piano; candidate for LL.B. i O ie DOCKET 1930 O. BONZA Candidate for LL.1 . CHARLES C. BARNARD Watertown, South Da- kota; Born in Minneap- olis ; an alumnus of University of South Dakota ; Rep ublican ; hobby is bridge ; can- didate for LL.B. KILGO C. BAXTER Cherryville, N. C. ; graduate of Interna- tional Accountants’ So- ciety ; U. S. Veterans’ Bur eau ; Masonic Lodge ; Craftsman Club ; National Univer- sity Masonic Club ; hobby is politics; can- didate for LL.B. Fifty ' three Q Le DOCKET 1930 W. CARROLL BEATTY H yattsville, Md. ; born in Loudoun County, Ya. ; an alumnus of Waterford College, Ya. ; Strayer College ; clerk of City of Hyatts- ville; real estate; his h o b b y is motoring ; candidate for LL.B. H. C. BEAVERS Candidate for LL.B. DAVID K. BENT, JR. Honolulu, Hawaii; alumnus of McKinley High School, Honolu- lu ; secretary to Con- gressman from Ha- waii ; member Kame- hameha Lodge ; Luna- lilo Lodge ; Phoenix Lodge; Native Sons of Hawaii ; Hawaiian Civic Club, Honolulu; National Yarie- ty Artists xAssociation, New York; served in U. S. Navy during World War; his hobbies are golf, fishing, swimming, music; candidate for LL.B. Fifty-four CVte DOCKET 1930 HHIBHSH COLIN CAMPBELL BICKFORD Takoma Park, Md. ; Philadelphia, Pa. ; grad- uate School of Econom- ics and Government, National University; served in France dur- ing World War; his hobby is outdoor sports ; candidate for LL.B. C. OLIVER BOURDEAUX, JR. Washington, D. C.; born in Lauderdale, Miss. ; graduate Cen- tral High School, Washington, D. C. ; Union Trust Company; hobby is golf ; candi- date for LL.B. O ie DOCKET 1930 ANDREW GWYNN BOWIE Upper Marlboro, Md. ; an alumnus of St. An- gela’s Academy, Aiken, S. C. ; Loyola College, Baltimore; Sigma Nu Phi Fraternity; served in Signal Corps in World War ; Demo- crat ; his hobby is law; candidate for LL.B. CHARLES J. BRANDT Candidate for LL.B. T. A. BROWNE Candidate for LL.B. Fifty ' Six O te DOCKET 1930 M. I. BUDNICK Candidate for LL.B. WILLIAM LEWIS CANN f Washington, D. C. ; Elkton, Md. ; graduate Cecil County High School and University of Delaware ; with the Pennsylvania Railroad; chief justice Phi Beta Gamma Legal Frater- nity ; hobby is sports ; candidate for LL.B. DOCKET 1930 S. J. CAPECE Candidate for LL.B. guy McDowell carlon Washington, D. C.; graduate University of Pittsburgh ; Dufif’s Col- lege, Beaver, Pa. ; Pace Institute of Accountancy, W ashington, D. C. ; In- terstate Commerce Com- mission ; Masonic ; Ca- thedral Heights Citi- zens’ Association, Wash- ington, D. C. ; Sigma Nu Phi (Legal), Choate Chapter ; enlisted and assigned to Ordinance Officers’ Training School ; transferred to Infantry Officers’ Training School, Camp Gordon, Ga. ; his hobby is golf, fishing; candidate for LL.B. JAMES THOMAS CAREY Washington, D. C. ; Watseka, 111.; graduate Greer College; Inter- state Commerce Com- mission; Mason 32°, Shrine, O. E. S. ; Re- publican ; candidate for LL.B. Fifty-eight OAe DOCKET 1930 y 7 ’ M, { B. F. CARPENTER Candidate for LL.B. F. ROBERT CASE f Washington, D. C. ; born in St. Louis, Mo. ; Our Home Life Insurance Co. ; 32° Mason, Shriner, Sigma Nu Phi Frater- nity ; National University Masonic Club, Palm Beach Shrine Club ; hob- by, swimming, boating, golf ; candidate for LL.B. THOMAS A. CASSARA Candidate for LL.B. Fifty ' nine QAe DOCKET 1930 J. S. CHENEY Candidate for LL.B. OTTO H. CHM1LL0N Washington, D. C. ; born in Tompkinsville, N. Y. ; Pace Pace, New York; Y. M. C. A., Washing- ton, George Washington Law School, Certified Public Accountant, D. C. ; Miller Chevalier, at- torneys-at-law specializ- ing in Federal tax mat- ters ; American Society of Certified Pub- lic Accountants, District of Columbia In- stitute of Certified Public Accountants, member of the Federal Legislation Com- mittee of the American Society of Certi- fied Public Accountants ; hobby, boating, swimming, bowling; candidate for LL.B. HOWE COCHRAN Candidate for LL.B. Sixty O ke DOCKET 1930 WILLIAM H. COHEN Philadelphia, Pa. ; grad- uate, Dickinson Law School ; candidate for LL.B. JAMES N. COLASANTO Waterbury, Conn.; grad- uate, Crosby High School, Washington Col- lege, Chestertown, Md. ; candidate for LL.B. NICHOLAS ANTHONY CALASANTO Waterbury, Conn. ; grad- uate, Holy Cross College, A.B. degree, Fordham Law School, 2 years ; hobby, stock market ; candidate for LL.B. OAc DOCKET 1930 F. M. CLAWSON Candidate for LL.B. ARTHUR CORNELIUS Baltimore, Md. ; gradu- ate, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N. Y. ; U. S. Patent Office, Washing- ton, D. C. ; member Mt. Pleasant Lodge, No. 33, F. A. A. M., Phi Beta Gamma Fraternity; Ma- sonic Club ; U. S. Navy Yard, Washington, D. C. ; Republican ; candidate for LL.B. FELIX AGNUS COPSEY LaPlata, Md. ; graduate, Leonard Hall High School, School of Eco- nomics and Government, National University ; In- terior Department, U. S. Government ; member of Maryland Boat Club ; Democrat ; hobby, fish- ing; candidate for LL.B. Sixty-two O, he DOCKET 1930 ANGEL THOMAS CORREA f New York, N. Y. ; 2 years Columbia Univer- sity, N. Y. City ; National Travel Club, K. of C., American Legion ; ser- geant-major Air Service; Democrat; candidate for LL.B. JOHN R. CURRY Newcastle, Wyo. ; Lion’s Club, American Legion ; served in World War; Republican ; hobby, rid- ing, tennis ; candidate for LL.B. BERNARD M. CHERNOFF f Born in Yalta-on-the- Black Sea, Crimea ; en- tered Yale College under a Connecticut State Scholarship, 1920; at Yale he won First Hon- ors in 1921, Second Hon- ors in 1922, the Hartford Alumni Scholarship in 1923, Phi Beta Kappa in 1923, and the Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1924; candidate for LL.B. O te DOCKET 1930 HAROLD WINDSOR DaVIS Alexandria, Ya. ; gradu- ate National U. School of Economics and Govern- ment ; Post Office De- partment ; member An- drew Jackson Lodge No. 120, A. F. A. M., Vir- ginia Consistory, Semi- nole Tribe No. 35, I. O. R. M., Alexandria, Ya. ; Acca Temple, A. A. O. N. M. S., Rich- mond, Ya. ; Alexandria Post No. 24, American Legion ; The Shrine Club ; A. A. O. N. M. S.; Old Dominion Boat Club, Alexandria, Ya. ; Temple Club, P. O. Dept. ; World War ; Pleadquarters Personnel Div., instructor Officers’ Training School, and Discharge Board ; hobby, fishing; candidate for LL.B. K. M. DAVIS Candidate for LL.B. J. RANDOLPH F. DAVIS Alexandria, Ya. ; gradu- ate, Alexandria High School ; Moncure, Davis Budwesky, attorneys at law, Alexandria, Va. ; member Old Dominion Boat Club, Alexandria, Ya. ; hobby, law ; candi- date for LL.B. Sixty-four O ie DOCKET 1930 J. C. DAVIDSON Candidate for LL.B. E. DESGRES Candidate for LL.B. JOSEPH M. DE CICCO Washington, D. C. ; en- listed in the Student Offi- cers Training Corp; member American Le- gion; hobby, golf ; candi- date for LL.B. Sixty ' fi ve DOCKET 1930 RALPH DIAMOND Petersburg, Va. ; born in New York, N. Y. ; an alumnus of Washington and Lee University, George Washington Uni- versity ; insurance broker for self ; Phi Epsilon Pi ; Republican ; hobby is traveling; Candidate for LL.B. M. E. DIEHL Candidate for LL.B. JAMES FORNEY DONALDSON Arlington County, Va. ; born in Georgetown, D. C. ; graduate Maret French School, Pace In- stitute, National Univer- sity Law School ; Inter- state Commerce Commis- sion ; State Society of Virginia, Vice-Chancel- lor, Nu Chapter, Sigma Delta Kappa ; de- tailed to Chief of Engineers Office, War Department ; hobby is horseback riding and music; candidate for LL.B. ■Mi ■■■■MHMIMMM Sixty ' six — OAe DOCKET 1930 FRANK J. DONAGUE Candidate for LL.B. LLOYD H. DOPP Laredo, Texas; Wash- ington, D. C. ; graduate University of Texas Arts and Science, Uni- versity of Missouri School of Journalism, Law; Washington Cor- respondent for Latin American newspapers and business counsellor; member Nation- al Press Club, University of Texas Post American Legion ; Republican ; his bobby is writing short stories; candidate for LL.B. E. RALPH DOWLING f Graceville, Florida ; an alumnus of Dothan High School and University of Alabama; D. M. Lea, Inc. ; Sigma Nu Phi ; hobby is insurance ; can- didate for LL.B. O ie DOCKET 1930 RICHARD DRESSER Lewiston, Idaho ; gradu- ate University of Idaho, George Washington Uni- versity; Library of Con- gress ; member Sigma Xu; Republican; candi- date for LL.B. A. E. DUKE Candidate for LL.B. THEODORE EDELSCHEIN Philadelphia, Pa. ; gradu- ate Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa. ; Amer- ican University, Wash- ington, D. C. ; Bureau of Internal Revenue, Treas- ury Dept. ; German Ben- eficial Union, Pittsburgh; entered in O. M. C. in 1918, served until 1919; Republican; can- didate for LL.B. Sixty-eight O ie DOCKET 1930 CHARLES MARION EGGLESTON West Terre Haute, Indi- ana; an alumnus of In- diana State Normal School ; House of Rep- resentatives ; Republican ; his hobby is wood-work- ing and mechanics ; can- didate for LL.B. S. EICHBERG Candidate for LL.B. R. L. EMRICK Candidate for LL.B. 4-s Q Le DOCKET 1930 P. A. ESPERDY Candidate for LL.B. JACK D. EMRY Rock Port, Missouri ; at- tended Chillicothe Busi- ness College, Missouri ; U. S. Patent Office; Re- publican; hobby is golf; candidate for LL.B. JOHN G. FAIRCLOTH Battery Park, Md. ; an alumnus of Eastman Col- lege ; University of Geor- gia : President, Mayflow- er Publishing Co. ; Edi- tor “Who’s Who in the United States”; B. P. O. Elks ; National Press Club; Columbian Yacht Club ; Independent ; hob- bv is growing flowers; candidate for LL.B. OAe DOCKET 1930 CORNELIUS M. FEELEY New Bedford, Mass.; attended business col- lege, New Bedford, Mass.; George Wash- ington U n i v e r s i ty, Washington, D. C. ; Washington - Times - Herald Co. ; member American Legion, Dir. Vets., K. of C. ; naval service; Democrat; his hobby is golf and baseball; candidate for LL.B. F. FOLEY Candidate for LL.B. FRANCIS FORTI Saugus, Mass. ; grad- uate University of Mis- souri ; U. S. War Dept. ; Mass. State Society ; candidate for LL.B. Seventy ' one OAe DOCKET 1930 KARL M. FOUST Danville, Pa. ; an alum- nus of Susquehanna University, Benjamin Franklin U n i versity ; Post Office Dept. ; member Scottish Rite Mason, 32°, Sigma Del- ta K a p p a ; H a r p er Country Club ; Officers’ Training Corps; Re- publican; hobby is golf; candidate for LL.B. FRANK F. FULTON Jefferson County, Iowa; Washington, D. C. ; graduate University of California, B.S., Amer- ican Institute of Bank- ing ; United States Army; Lambda Chi Alpha and Phi Beta Gamma; American Le- gion ; Military Order World War, Military Order of For- eign Wars, A. F. and A. M.; air serv- ice World War; his hobby is traveling; candidate for LL.B. ALYRE Waltham, Mass.; grad- For- Service Business College; hobby, music; candidate for LL.B. uate Georgetown eign O ie DOCKET 1930 1 I ROBT. W. GEIB, JR. Candidate for LL.B. ALBERT C. GELFELD Roselyn, Pa. ; graduate Business High School ; U. S. Patent Office; I. O. O. F., Alpha Eta Phi Fraternity (Le- gal) ; Republican ; hob- by, swimming; candi- date for LL.B. RAYMOND GITTELMAN Washington, D. C. ; grad u ate George Washington, Architec- tural Engineering; Ca- fritz Construction Co. ; Mu Sigma, Phi Alpha; hobby, music ; candi- date for LL.B. Seventy ' three QAe DOCKET 1930 E. A. GINNETA Candidate for LL.B. SPAULDING F. GLASS Washington, D. C.; graduate St. Louis Uni- versity, Kansas Univer- sity ; S p a u 1 d i ng F. Glass Co. ; Hlks Club, Washington Golf and Country Club, Kansas City Athletic Club, Corinthian Yacht Club, Maryland Yacht Club; U. S. Navy; Independent voter; hobbv, boating, golf; candidate for LL.B. Seventy ' four OAe DOCKET 1930 LOUIS J. GOLDMAN Candidate for LL.B. J. S. GOLDSTEIN Candidate for LL B W. R. GRAHAM Candidate for LL.B. Seventy-five O ie DOCKET 1930 E. C. GREEN Candidate for LL.B. ZOI)A VERN GREENLEE Mansfield, Ohio; grad- uate Mansfield, Ohio, High School, George Washington Universi- ty ; U. S. ( Government, Treasury Dept.; Alpha Lambda Chapter of Phi Delta Delta Legal Fraternity, Eastern Star; American Asso- ciation of University Women, Colum- bian Women; clerk in Ordnance Dept, during war; Republican; hobby, diver- sified interests; candidate for LL.B. THOMAS JEFFERSON GREER Dallas, Texas; grad- uate Southwest Texas State Normal College. Student University of Texas; Mason; U. S. Navy; candidate for LL.B. Seventy-six O ie DOCKET 1930 HOWARD GWIN t Kansas City, jNIo. ; at- tended High School and Kansas City Busi- ness College; Treasury Dept., U. S. Guard Bu- reau ; I n d e p e ndent ; hobby, reading, also at- tending theatres ; can- didate for LL.B. WALTER LOVELL HAGEN Rochester, N. Y. ; Rochester Business In- stitute, Rochester Ath- aeneum (Engineering), George Washington University, D.D.S. Na- tional U n i v e r s i t y, LL.B.; Dentist; Sigma Nu Phi, Legal, Psi Omega, Dental, several Masonic bodies ; Congressional Coun- try Club; Washington Golf and Coun- try Club, National University Masonic Club, City Club; Spanish War veter- an, served during World War in U. S Navy Department on construction of heavy ordinance ; president, Class of 1930; Progressive Democrat, Republi- can; hobby, golf; member of “Hole in One Club”; candidate for LL.B. LEO FRANKLIN HAINES Fairfax, Va. ; graduate Shenandoah Normal College, Draughns Business College; Leo F. Haines, real estate ; Sigma Delta Kappa; served in World War; candidate for LL.B. Set ent ' seven OAe DOCKET 1930 REYNOLDS TRENT HARNSBERGER Cherrydale, Ya. ; grad- uate Fresno. Calif., E m e r s o n Institute, George Washington University; Columbia Lodge. Xo. 285, A. F. A. M., Clarendon. Ya. : Albert Pike Con- sistory and Almas Temple A. A. O. X. M. S. ; Xational University Masonic Club; U. S. Xavy; hobby, baseball; candidate for LL.B. HENRY REECE HARRISON Hardin, Ky. ; graduate Xational University; Interstate C o in nierce C o in m i ssion ; Sigma ITelta Kappa Legal Fraternity ; Columbia Coniinandery Xo. 2. Knights Templar. Al- mas Temple. A. A. O. X. M. S. ; hobby, mo- toring; candidate for LL.B. FORREST F. HEATON Washington, D. C. ; George Washington University, 3 years; secretary to lawyer ; Sigma Xu Fraternity; hobby, swimming; can- didate for LL.B. ZAe DOCKET 1930 ■ R. N. HENDRICKSON Candidate for LL.B. HENRY GORDON HERRELL Haymarket, Va. ; grad- uate Haymarket High School, Strayer’s Busi- ness College; U. S. De- partment of Agricul- ture; Phi Beta Gamma Legal Fraternity, Mil- ler Debating Society ; hobby, traveling ; can- didate for LL.B. Seventy ' nine O te DOCKET 1930 GEORGE A. HOSPIDOR East Port Chester, Conn. ; Middlesex County Y o c a t i o nal School; U. S. Navy Yard, a s h i n gton ; Sigma Nu Phi; hobby, study of law ; candi- date for LL.B. ADDIE A. HUGHES Bismarck, Mo.; grad- uate Southeast, Mo., State Teachers’ Col- lege, Cape Girardeau, Mo. ; secretary to Hon. Chas. E. Kiefner, Rep- resentative to Congress from Missouri; Kappa Beta Pi Legal Sorori- ty, Cy Pres Club, Mis- souri State Society; Women’s City Club, League of Republican Women of the District of Columbia; class his- torian; Republican; hobbies, organiza- tion work, athletics, golf, horseback riding; candidate for LL.B. B. IRIZARRY Candidate for LL.B. O he DOCKET 1930 ARTHUR C. JARVIS Grayson, Ky. ; candidate for LL.B. WINTHROP AUGUST JOHNS Philadelphia, Pa. ; grad- uate, Emerson Insti- tute, W ashington School of Accountancy (B.C.S.) ; Library of Congress; Phi Beta Gamma; candidate for LL.B. O te DOCKET 1930 JOHN DeWILTON JOHNSON Alexandria, Ya. ; gradu- ate. Tech High School, Washington. D. C. ; Gen- eral Accounting Office ; Masonic; served in World War ; candidate for LL.B. RALEIGH R. JONES Bowling Green, Ky. ; graduate, Western Ken- tucky State Normal and Teachers College; U. S. Government clerk, Post Office ; National Univer- sity Masonic Club : served in World War; Progressive ; hobbies, baseball and hunting ; candidate for LL.B. JAMES F. KEHOE New York, N. Y. ; grad- uate, Georgetown Law School, LL.B. ; Govern- ment; K. of C., Elks, American Legion ; served in World War ; hobbies, football and rowing; can- date for LL.M. Eighty-two OAe DOCKET 1930 JOHN FRANCIS KELLEY Harrisonburg, Va. ; U. S. Veterans Bureau; served in World War; Sigma Nu Phi ; hobby, golf ; candidate for LL.B. B. J. KEREN Candidate for LL.B. MARGUERITE AMELIA KLINE Chevy Chase, Md. ; Cy Pres. ; Democratic ; can- didate for LL.B. Eighty-three OAe DOCKET 1930 NATHAN KLUFT Candidate for LL.B. FENTON MARKWOOD LAKE Front Royal, Ya. ; grad- uate. Front Royal H. S., Emerson Institute of Washington University, National University ; Southern Railway Co. ; Va. State Society, Phi Mu Sigma, Phi Beta Gamma Legal ; Demo- crat ; hobby, golf ; candi- date for LL.B. VERNON KURTZ ( )lney. 111. ; Masonic, Elks ; Republican ; candi- date for LL.B. Eighty ' four OAe DOCKET 1930 JAMES W. LAUDERDALE Washington, D. C. ; an alumnus of Central High School, Emerson Insti- tute ; law office of Waldo Burnside ; Phi Beta Gam- ma ; class editor ; hobby, golf ; LL.B. candidate for LOUIS G. LANGE, JR. Racine, Wis. ; attended New York University ; Dept, of Labor ; Phi Beta Gamma ; Standard Fly- ing Club, Washington, D. C. ; military service ; Republican ; hob b v, sports ; candidate for LL.B. CLAYTON WM. LANGER Washington, D. C. ; an alumnus of Maryland Univ., George Washing- ton Univ., Univ. of Va. ; member Kappa Sigma, Gate and Key ; hobbies, golf, football, baseball and date for LL.B swimming; candi- Eighty ' five OAe DOCKET 1930 R. A. LASH Candidate for LL.B. R. B. LEECH Candidate for LL.B. SALVATORE ERCOLE LEONARDO Philadelphia, Pa. ; The Shade Shop ; hobby, old coins ; candidate for LL.B. DOCKET 1930 ABRAHAM HENRY LEVIN f Brooklyn, N. Y. ; gradu- ate Central High School ; Bureau of the Census ; Upsilon Lambda Phi ; candidate for LL.B. LIBBEY SYLVIA LEWIS f Washington, D. C. ; grad- uate Business High vSchool ; U. S. Immigra- tion Service ; Cy Pres Club ; candidate for LL.B. ISABEL URSULA LUCAS Mt. Carmel, Pa.; an alumnus of National Catholic School of Social Service ; hobby, indoor sports ; candidate for LL.B. O te DOCKET 1930 FRED A. MALTBY Candidate for LL.B. It. C. MAC NAH Candidate for LL.B. REUBEN JACK MARKS Lynchburg, Va. ; gradu- ate E. C. Glass High School, V. P. I.; A. IC. E. ; Democrat ; candidate for LL.B. Eighty-eight i VAe DOCKET 1930 LOUIS HARRINGTON MANN Ballston, Virginia; grad- uate Ashburn High School, Strayer’s Busi- ness College; Whiteford, Marshall Hart ; Phi Beta Gamma Legal ; Democrat; candidate for LL.B. CLAYTON C. MARSH Beaumont, Texas ; Rhode Island Avenue Citizens Association ; hobby is helping others ; candidate for LL.B. JOSEPH D. MALLOY f Washington, D. C. ; an alumnus of Georgetown University; Navy Dept.; candidate for LL.B. Eighty-nine ZAe DOCKET 1930 D. A. MARTIN Candidate for LL.B. LEONORA MASON Candidate for LL.B. JOHN F. MacDONALD Long Island, New York; attended Cornell Univer- sity ; Georgetown; Na- tional University; gov- ernment clerk; Sigma Nu Phi: sergeant 302 Military Police. 77th Di- vision. N. A.; sergeant- at-arms. Class of 1930; hobbies, bowling, golf ; candidate for LL.B. ■■M Ninety VAe DOCKET 1930 PETEK G. MAY Philadelphia, Pa. ; grad- uate St. John’s School, University of Pa. ; U. S. Marine Corps ; Phi Gam- ma Epsilon, Wm. L. El- kins Lodge No. 646, Ka- dosh Commandery, Phil- adelphia Consistory, Lu Lu Temple; Republican; Candidate for LL.B. ray f. McCarthy Youngstown, Ohio ; an alumnus of Georgetown University, Georgetown Foreign Service School, and Georgetown Law School; W. W. Drury; member Knight of Co- lumbus, Delta Chi Georgetown Chapter ’28 ; Candidate for LL.B. COLIN E. McRAE, JR. » Washington, D. C. ; grad- uate Augusta Military Academy; George Wash- ington University ; Sigma Alpha Epsilon ; Demo- crat; candidate for LL.B. T inety ' one OAe DOCKET 1930 A. FRED MlLAiNU Bridgeport, Conn. ; grad- uate George Washington Univ., Washington Col- lege of Law ; hobby is reading; candidate for LL.B. CHARLES PERRY MILLER, JR. Washington, D. C. ; an alumnus of Devitt Pre- paratory School, U. S. Naval Academy; survey- or’s Office, D. C.; his hobby is golf ; candidate for LL.B. THOMAS LEVINESS MILLER Virginia; graduate Mc- Master University, On- tario, Canada, National University of Therapeut- ics, Colum bia Institute of Physiotherapy, Wash- ington, D. C. ; Doctor of Chiropractic, National Univ. School of Govern- ment and Economics; U. S. Marine Corps ; Pastmaster, East Gate No. 34, Masonic Lodge 32° Scottish Rite, Sigma iNu Phi Legal, Past President Na- tional Univ. Masonic Club; Almas Tem- ple, Mystic Shrine; U. S. Marine Corps during World War; his hobby is music; candidate for LL.B. h[metytwo QAe DOCKET 1930 HELEN MOONEY Candidate for LL.B. SPENCER T. MONEY Chevy Chase, D. C. ; his hobby is fishing ; candi- date for LL.B. ACHSA Y. MOORE Boston, Mass. ; member D. A. R., O. E. S., K. B. Pi ; Cy Pres ; Republi- can; candidate for LL.B. J [inety ' three OAe DOCKET 1930 A. J. MINECHELLO Candidate for LL.B. ALLAN DANIEL MOCKAKEE Washington, D. C. ; grad- uate Eastern High ; Em- ery, Booth, Varney Holcombe ; member Phi Beta Gamma ; Republi- can ; hobby, golf; candi- date for LL.B. OTIS LEE MOHUNDRO Kentucky ; graduate Har- din High School, South- ern Teachers College ; In- terstate Commerce Com- mission; hobby, fishing; candidate for LL.B. tynety ' four Oke DOCKET 1930 C. A. MAZE Candidate for LL.B. IRVING G. MULITZ f Baltimore, Md. ; graduate Central High School. Na- tional University ; hobby, baseball ; candidate for LL.B. GLENN F. MURPHY Pennsylvania ; graduate Charleroi High School, Univ. of Pittsburgh ; Federal Radio Commis- sion ; member A. F. A. M. and Shrine; U. S. Army; hobby, golf ; can- didate for LL.B. Ninety ' five O te DOCKET 1930 EDMUND H. O’BRIEN Bergenfeld, N. J. ; grad- uate College of the City of New York, B.S., Cor- nell University, C.E. ; U. S. Patent Office ; Phi Beta Kappa (honorary), Sigma Nu Phi (legal) ; hobby, tennis ; candidate for LL.B. JOSEPH M. PANCOAST Fredericksburg, V a . ; graded school, high school, graduate, busi- ness college ; practicing law ; Phi Beta Gamma ; Rocky Mountain Law Club ; candidate for LL.B. IVAN F. PARRIGIN Albany, Ky. ; West. Ivy. State Teachers College 3 years, graduate, George Washington Univ. ; Vet- erans Bureau ; V. F. W., American Legion ; Co. H, 359th Inf. ; Republican ; hobbies, radio and golf ; candidate for LL.B. T inety ' Six 0k e DOCKET 1930 WM. FREDERICK PARTLOW f Washington, D. C. ; grad- uate National University School of Hconomics and Government ; Shaw Bro- thers, printers; Phi Beta Gamma ; hobbies, swim- ming and tennis ; candi- date for LL.B. ERIN BRANSON PEATROSS Penola, Va. ; graduate E m e r s o n Institute, Washington, D. C., pre- legal course, George Washington University, Washington, D. C. ; Gen- eral Office; A. F. A. M. ; served in World W ar ; candidate for LL.B. ELLIOTT DAN PEMBERTON f Washington, D. C. ; at- tended Washington and Lee University, attended George Washington Uni- versity; Harry A. Slat- tery, attorney; candidate for LL.B. O te DOCKET 1930 L. PEREZ Candidate for LL.B. M. V. PISARRA Candidate for LL.B. SAMUEL POLLOCK Washington. D. C. ; grad- uate Marlboro High School and National Uni- versity School of Eco- nomics and Government ; hobby, tennis: candidate for LL.B. wmmmm Ninety-eight OAe DOCKET 1930 MYER PUMPS Washington, D. C. ; edu- cated Central High School, Emerson Insti- tute, Washington Navy Yard, Apprentice School, National Univ., School of Economics and Gov- ernment ; King Solomon Lodge No. 31, A. F. A. M., National Univer- sity Masonic Club, Alpha Eta Phi Frater- nity; class secretary; hobby, golf, swim- ming; candidate for LL.B. JOE W. RANGELEY Bluefield, W. Va. ; an alumnus of Augusta Mil- itary Academy, West Virginia University ; member Sigma Nu ; Re- publican; candidate for LL.B. G. REGIS, JR. Docket artist: candidate for LL.B AJ inety ' nine O te DOCKET 1930 STACY MARK REED Washington, D. C. ; at- tended George Washing- ton University ; C. A. Snow Company ; member D. C. Bar. Masonic Or- ganization, Asso. mem- ber Bar Association ; Board of Trade; Adju- tant General Corps ; Re- publican ; Valedictorian. Class of 1930 : his hobby is golf : candidate for LL.B. E. M. REITER Candidate for LL. B. JACK IRWIN RESNICOFF Brooklyn, New York; graduate Y. M. C. A. Ac- counting School. Nation- al University ; member Masonic: National Uni- versity Masonic Club, Exchequer, Alpha Eta Phi : Democrat ; hobby is motoring: candidate for LL.B. One Hundred O ie DOCKET 1930 ALICE RHINE Takoma Park, Md. ; an alumnus of George Washington University. National School of Eco- nomics ; Hartford Acci- dent Indemnity Co. ; member History Club of George Washington Uni- versity; Democrat: can- didate for LL.B. RICHARD EDWARD ROBERTS f Montgomery County, Maryland; Trucast Den- tal Mfg. Co., Inc. ; can- didate for LL.B. ELMER TURNER ROSS » Mt. Jackson, Virginia; an alumnus of McKinley Technical High School; Peoples Drug Stores; Masons and Modern Woodman of America ; Republican ; candidate for LL.B. One Hundred and One OAe DOCKET 1930 ANTHONY FRANK RUFFl Atlantic City, N, J. ; graduate University of Pa.; U. S. Senate; Phi Beta Gamma Legal Beta Chap. ; Republican ; hob- by is traveling; candidate for LL.B. C. J. RYAN Candidate for LL. B. ANDRES RUIZ Candidate for LL. B. One Hundred and Two lke DOCKET 1930 HYMAN RITZENBEKG Washington, D. C. ; U. S. Post Office; candidate for LL.B. LINNAEUS T. SAVAGE Washington, D. C. ; at- t tended the Eastern High School, graduate, Wash- ington Business College, American Institute of Banking School, Real Estate and Secretarial Course from the Y. M. C. A., Citizens’ Military Training Camps ; Amer- ican Security and Trust Company; mem- ber of Sigma Nu Phi (Legal), Frater- nity of the Joseph H. Choate (Alpha) Chapter Sigma Nu Phi, Delta Sigma Phi ; Class Treasurer ; Democrat ; hobby, horses; candidate for LL.B. MAX L. SHULMAN Brooklyn, N. Y. ; gradu- ate, City College of New York, St. John’s School of Law ; Alpha Eta Phi ; Democrat : hobby, debat- ing; candidate for LL.B. Zke DOCKET 1930 ARTHUR H. SCHRAGER Pottsville, Pa. ; graduate, Dickinson College, Uni- versity of Michigan; hobby, golf; candidate for LL.B. EDWIN SHELTON Hazlehurst, Mississippi ; attended George Wash- ington University; Real Estate ; hobby, baseball ; candidate for LL.B. HERBERT L. SHEPARD Washington, D. C. ; grad- uate, Central High School, National Univer- sity ; Shepard Shep- ard, Counsel in Patent Causes ; Pi Phi ; hobbies, tennis, duplicate bridge; candidate for LL.B. One Hundred and Four OAe DOCKET 1930 I). L. SHEPHERD Candidate for LL.B. GLENN LEVI SHINN Clarksburg, W. Va. ; Salem College, W.Va., N a t i o nal University School of Economics and Government; In- terstate C o m m e r c e Commission; served in World War; class ora- tor; hobby, law; can- didate for LL.B. HARRY C. SHRIVER Littlestown, Pa. ; at- tended C u m b e rland alley State Teachers’ College, Dickinson Col- lege, Gettysburg Col- lege; U. S. Copyright Office ; Theta Chi ; Pro- gressive Rep ublican ; hobbies, reading, poli- tics, music; candidate for LL.B. One Hundred and Five QAe DOCKET 1930 » JAMES ALEXANDER SHIPPER Martinsburg, W. Va. ; attended University of Maryland ; Alien Prop- erty Custodian of the United States; West Virginia State Society Club ; Republican ; hob- by, cross examining; candidate for LL.B. DAVID SIMONS Lawrence, Mass. ; In- terstate Commerce Commission ; the Ma- sonic Order, West End Citizens’ Association ; X a t i o nal University Masonic Club ; served in World War; hob- bies, walking and swimming; candidate for LL.B. O te DOCKET 1930 G. S. SOUTHER Candidate for LL.B. MILTON STEIN Washington , D. C. ; graduate Central High School, Emerson Insti- tute; M. Stein Co.; Mu Sigma Fraternity ; Republican ; hobby, stamp collection ; can- didate for LL.B. FLEMING SCHOOLER STEVENS Washington, D. C. ; graduate George Wash- ington University; Na- tional Research Coun- cil ; Chi Theta Sigma, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Blue Key Society; hob- by, bridge ; candidate for LL.B. O ie DOCKET 1930 E. STRAUSS Candidate for LL.B. I). B. STRUBUIRGER Candidate for LL.B. GRANGER G. SUTTON Durham, X. C. ; grad- uate George Washing- ton University, Nation- al University. LL.B.; Government Printing Office; A. A. O. U. M. S.. Elks. X. U. Masonic Club. Phi Beta Gamma (Legal) ; Democ rat ; hobby, printing; candi- didate for LL.M. One Hundred and Eight QAe DOCKET 1930 JOHN FRANKLIN SUDNICK Shenandoah, Pa. ; grad- uate La Salle Univer- sity, Dickinson Law- School ; Alpha Chapter Phalanx, Delta Theta Phi, Holmes Senate, Lt. Officers’ Reserve Corps, U. S. Army, Knights of Pythias-, hobby, studying law , candidate for LL.B. S. ELIZABETH TABOR Takoma Park, D. C.-, High School, Westfield, Mass., Pace Institute, Washington, D. C., Internal Revenue Training Classes, grad- uated from Montpelier Seminary, Montpelier, Vt. (business course) ; Treasury Department, Washington, D. C. ; Vermont State Association, Young Women’s Chris- tian Association, Daughter of the American Revolution; Cy Pres Club; Republican ; hobbies, music, rose gar- dening, and home economics ; candi- date for LL.B. GARLAND E. TAYLOR f Alexandria, Va. ; at- tended New r berry, S. C., High School, Spar- tansburg, S. C., Wof- ford College, Spartans- burg, S. C. ; Chesa- peake Potomac Tele- phone Co. ; hobbies, philosophy, psycholo- gy and law ; candidate for LL.B. One Hundred and T ine I Oke DOCKET 1930 JOHN WILLIAM TAYLOR Washington, D. C. ; graduate St. John’s College High School and Gonzaga College High School, Wash- ington, D. C. ; Colum- bia Sand and Gravel Co. ; The City Club ; candidate for LL.B. MAURICE TAYLOR Candidate for LL.B. HILLORY A. TOLSON Cedar Rapids, Iowa ; graduate High School, Laredo, Mo., Business College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, George Wash- ington U n i v e r s ity ; Panama Canal Dept., U. S. Government ; Sig- ma Nu, Pi Delta Epsi- lon, Pyramid, G. W. Club, Piney Branch Citizens’ Associa- tion, Mason, Masonic Club; U. S. Ma- rine Corps ; Republican ; hobby, golf- ing; candidate for LL.B. One Hundred and Ten O ie DOCKET 1930 SAMUEL HENRY TEPPER Brooklyn, N. Y. ; gradu- ate, Manhattan Prepara- tory School, Chattanooga College of Law ; Ama- teur Athletic Union ; can- didate for LL.B. HENRY CLAY TRAVIS, JR. Washington, D. C. ; grad- uate Benjamin Franklin University, Columbus College; Travis, Wilks Finnacom, Inc. ; Mason- ic; served in World War; Republican; hob- by, collecting ancient coins; candidate for LL.B. ELY JOEL TREGER f Potomac, Va. ; graduate Eastern High, Emerson Institute, George Wash- ington University, Na- tional University Law School; Duvall Tre- ger; Alpha Eta Phi Fra- ternity, Henry Knox Field Masonic Lodge, National Univ. Masonic Club, Kallopolis Grotto, Masonic ; mem- ber Supreme Court of Virginia, member Court of Appeals of D. C. ; vice-president, Class 1930; condidate for LL.B. One Hundred and Eleven T)ke DOCKET 1930 C. J. TURNER Candidate for LL.B. CHARLES HARRIS TYSINGER Denton, N. C. : attended school at Wake Forest College. Wake Forest, N. C. : General Account- ing Office, U. S. Govern- ment; York Rite Mason. N. C. State Society : hobbies, out-door, fresh- air sports, boating, swim- ming, fishing, camping, etc. ; candidate for LL.B. FRANCIS L. VAN HAAFTEN Michigan; graduate Kal- amazoo College, Western State Teachers College ; Bureau of Internal Rev- enue : Sigma Nu Phi, Barristers Lodge A. F. A. M. : served during World War ; candidate for LL.B. One Hundred arid Twelve 4 O ie DOCKET 1930 JOSEPHINE KISZKA VASS Mass. State swimming and LL.B. Lowell, Mass. ; an alum- nus of Lowell High School, Boston Univer- sity ; Dept, of Agricul- ture ; member Cy Pres Club, Women’s City Council ; Lowell High School Alumnae Associ- ation, P. A. L. Council of Boston University, Society ; hobbies, tennis, touring; candidate for GEORGE F. VIAULT f Pawtucket, R. I. ; gradu- ate Brown University ; member Sigma Nu Phi ; hobby, bridge ; candidate for LL.B. HENRY J. VINSKEY Hardwick, Mass. ; grad- uate Georgetown Uni- versity Foreign Service School, attended George Washington Law School ; Interstate C o m m erce Commission ; m ember Delta Phi Epsilon; served during World ar ; Republican ; hob- bies, golf, hunting and fishing; candidate for LL.B. i Zke DOCKET 1930 EMMA M. WEBER Candidate for LL.B. L. H. WEISS Candidate for LL.B. J. T. WHITE Washington, D.C. ; grad- uate George Washington University ; U. S. Engi- neers Office ; member Kappa Sigma, Phi Alpha Delta Legal ; candidate for LL.B. One Hundred and Fourteen OAe DOCKET 1930 N. W. WIHTON Candidate for LL. B. MARIAN G. WILCOX Corvallis, Oregon ; an alumnus of Corvallis High School, Oregon State College; U. S. Em- ployees’ Compensation Commission ; Member Kappa Beta Pi Legal, Cy Pres Club; Business and Professional Women’s Club; candidate for LL.B. OSCAR S. WILKINSON Washington, D. C. ; grad- uate Greenbriar Military School, Johns Hopkins Univ., Univ. of Colora- do, George Washington Univ. ; member Kappa Sigma E. X. B., Scab- bard Blade ; American Business Club ; Field Ar- tillery ; Republican ; can- didate for LL.B. One Hundred and Fifteen QAe DOCKET 1930 ALBERTA WILLIAMS Candidate for LL.B. EDWARD McCORMICK WILLIAMS Berryville, ' a. ; B. S. ' irginia Military Insti- tute : The Electric Stor- age Battery Co. ; hobby, fishing : candidate for LL.B. JAMES A. WILLEY W ashington. D. C. ; grad- uate Eastern High School: Slemp. Titus Sc T ripplett ; member Phi Beta Gamma Legal : can- didate for LL.B. One Hundred and Sixteen Oke DOCKET 1930 WILBUH SUMMERS WILLS Washington, D. C.; De Witt Clinton High School, Hew York, N. Y., graduate, Cooper Union, Civil Engineering Course; Dept, of the In- terior; Mason, Washing- ton Society of Engineers and American Society of Civil Engineers, Tall Ce- dars of Lebanon ; hobby, reading law ; candidate for IX. B. ALONZO C. WOOTEN North Carolina; gradu- ate, Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tenn. ; Interstate Com- merce Commission ; Sig- ma Delta Kappa, Mason- ic, Lafayette Lodge No. 19, Tall Cedars of Leb- anon, American Legion ; served in World War; candidate for LL. B. ROBERT E. O’NEAL f Woodstock, Va. ; grad- uated Woodstock High School ; Practicing Law ; Sigma Nu Phi ; Dem- ocrat ; candidate for IX. B. One Hundred and Seventeen OAe DOCKET 1930 Invictus Out of the night that covers me, Black as the Pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstances I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed. Beyond this place of wrath and tears Looms but the Horror of the Shade, And yet the menace of the years Finds, and shall find me. unafraid. It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll. I am the master of my fate : I am the captain of my soul. One Hundred and Eighteen C Me DOCKET 1930 Committees of the Senior Class EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE E. Joel Trager Myer Pumps John F. MacDonald Dr. Walter Hagen Chairman Linnaeus T. Savage Henry G. Herrell Glenn L. Shinn John G. Faircloth James W. Lauderdale Addie A. Hughes FINANCE COMMITTEE Linnaeus T. Savage Chairman Jack I. Resnicoff J. Allison Reed Josephine A. Yass Helen E. Mooney AUDITING COMMITTEE Leonora I. Mason Chairman J. T. Carey T. J. Greer George F. Viault Charles H. Tysinger SOCIAL COMMITTEE William L. Cann Chairman Guy Anderson Frances D. Foley Irene Acton Samuel P. Shoup OAe DOCKET 1930 A True American " I was born an American; I live an American; I shall die an American ; and I intend to perform the duties incumbent upon me in that character to the end of my career. I mean to do this with absolute disregard of personal consequences. What are the per- sonal consequences? What is the individual man. with all the good or evil that may betide him, in comparison with the good or evil which may befall a great country, and in the midst of great transactions which concern that country’s fate? Let the conse- quences he what they will. I am careless. Xo man can suffer too much, and no man can fall too soon, if he suffer, or if he fall, in the defense of the liberties and constitution of his country.” — Webster One Hundred and Twenty OAe DOCKET 1930 Committees of the Senior Class ENTERTAINMENT COMMITTEE Louis H. Mann Colin C. Bickford Harvey C. Beavers Chairman Edmund H. O’Brien Irving G. Mulitz Libbev S. Lewis James E. Artis C. M. Eggleston Francis Forti PUBLICITY COMMITTEE Fred R. Case Chairman Carroll W. Beatty Samuel Pollock R. T. Harnsberger RING COMMITTEE E. JOEE TrEGER Chairman Myer Pumps James W. Lauderdale Albert Gelfeld James F. Donaldson WELFARE COMMITTEE James D. Herrman Chairman L. H. Haines Ray F. McCarthy Wilbur S. Wills OAe DOCKET 1930 “Leaf after leaf drops off, flower after flower, Some in the chill, some in the warmer hour : Alive they flourish, and alive they fall, And Earth who nourished them receives them all Should we. her wiser sons, be less content To sink into her lap when life is spent?” One Hundred and Twenty-two ZAe DOCKET 1930 History of an Entirely Normal Class A7 “1930” (jy t is a great misfortune for a class to have to follow another, which, accord- ing to all commentators, faculty as well as class members themselves, is held to be the most unusual ever turned out at National. Such is our fate. But realizing that it may seem cowardly to use the above statement as an alibi, we have concluded to ignore it, and stand wholly on our own merits, presenting our mediocre accom- plishments with a humility and modesty that may lie interpreted as you will. The class of 1930 is essentially normal. In due course, it has run through every experience that a normal university class is destined to experience. It lays no claim to being the best class that ever shall have been graduated from National University, because it knows better. It cannot claim to be the largest class that ever graduated, because it is a foregone conclusion that every class whose glories are extolled on Commencement Day is the largest that ever dawned on academic horizon. The class of 1930 cannot lay claim to being the worst class that ever gradu- ated, for its career has run true to form. That is to say, if true love never runs smooth, neither does real class spirit; for a time we had a motley of events and adversities which taught us the valuable lesson of self-adjustment for the furthering of class interest and the upholding and the extending of school spirit. But lest the public misunderstand, the class of 1930 has never failed to live up to its responsibilities. It has managed to do all things — but not all things well. All offices that needed staid and steady steersmen were satisfied. It has presented debaters, orators, rising young persons, and social leaders, in quite the approved manner. It was also able to produce a fair sprinkling of honor students. The class members in after years may doubtless forget how many honor stu- dents the class produced, or how many social affairs they had, but can never for- get the priceless friendships formed while in the class. College memories consist largely of friendships and no one can deny the fact that each member has a rich heritage of them to add to his memory’s collection. The class of 1930 is proud to have been able to serve as a more or less gray background of normalcy against which the flashing comets of more spectacular classes may loom all the brighter. When our Alma Mater calls, we will answer. We have ever tried to honor her name, cherish her traditions and be a living reality of her noble principles. The moment of farewell has come, we part. With eyes momentarily dimmed, but steadily ahead, we go out to be worthy sons and daughters of our Alma Mater. Addie A. Hughes, Historian. O tg DOC KET 1930 f u.cfayytMy ' S9??ry - Otjutd t J% Al$ pfL (? cJrY lu ft Uvjjrttl- J tv l . @4 u4 JtjL e . wW 5 (fL, _ vA yX L 3 O cOmj Ojf ' C£rryJUCr ©-cJLa_ . C ju vn42a __ d?. ($ € One Hundred and Twenty four 2 te DOCKET 1930 £.i. LjLKs tA . cc. -V CX.tyvujb X tXXxstsUfnp, Jo. qCq-cias - am »m . oveXax i ccXc cc«? - 2w t £ •oT ' Uvv- Vktfitcv One Hundred and Twenty ' five ( l£bJjULt Vtl0 u4 ) y r. mtfSL CxSjl! ji -ODQ JKfis . yJ4i4£ % . CL HnX . C-)k 6 M lr d x t • VK 1 3«tS» OAe DOCKET 1930 0 CJLdu Jd i Lt d y Ctr- Lja- Qfr y 1 Jfl L m. ' (d ddsCLcO c?. OL. J ifcS ± ■» r La « n£e j Jf. ($aJ e j d4Js d. dcAlsvoJ fryyi 6s dfadifA rf. C 4C 9d L c JLi qut t LCC JpUfrddtSK d d SL- £ (Led A£ ' l ucAc L KJ£ {2 y« » f d. ' W, x ' ' ti aS.lMlMs One Hundred and T went ' S:x 4- O ie DOCKET 1930 “I saw the lightning’s gleaming rod Reach forth and write upon the sky The awful autograph of God.” O te DOCKET 1930 Circumstantial Evidence Even the cleverest and most perfect circumstantial evidence is likely to be at fault after all, and therefore ought to be received with great caution. Take the case of any pencil sharpened by any woman ; if you have witnesses, you will find she did it with a knife, but if you take simply the aspect of the pencil, you will say she did it with her teeth. One Hundred and Twenty-eight O te DOCKET 1930 Roster Acton, Irene C. Anderson, A. Guy April, Pearl E. Armstrong, Walter Artis, James E. L. Atkinson, James H. Balster, Charles K. Barnard, Charles C. Bauza, Gonzales O. Baxter, Kilgo C. Beatty, W. Carroll Beavers, Harvey C. Bent, David K., Jr. Bentley, Jordan R. Berlin, Irvin Bickford, Colin C. Bish, Charles E. Bourdeaux, Clitus 0. Bowie, A. Gwynn Brandt, Charles J. Budnick, Merrell I. Cann, William L. Cannon, Elsie Capece, Salvadore J. Carey, James T. Carlon, Guy M. Carpenter, Benj. F. Case, F. Robert Cassara, Thomas A. Cheyney, Jesse S. Chmillon, Otto H. Chromy, Ben J. Clawson, Francis M. Cochran, Howe P. Coffman, Moritz S. Cohen, William M. Colasanto, James N. Collier, Wilson F. Collins, Carlton Colton, Bruce S. Connelly, Margaret L. Copsey, F. A. Cornelius, Arthur Correa, Angel T. Craig, Alfred Currie, Robert J. Curry, John R. Davidson, J. Carlos Davis, Harold W. Davis, J. Randolph F. Davis, Keith M. Dawson, Irwin R. DeCicco, Jos. M. Denton, Robert H. of the Senior Desgres, Elphege Diamond, Ralph Diehl, Milton Donaghue, Frank J. Donaldson, James F. Dopp, Lloyd H. Dowling, E. Ralph Doyle, Alexander J. Dresser, Richard Duke, Albert E. Edelschein, Theodore Eggleston, Charles M. Eichberg, Simon Em rick, Robert L. Emry, Jack D. Esperdy, P. A. Faircloth, John G. Feeley. Cornelius M. Foley, Frances D. Forti, Francis Foust, Karl M. Fulton, Frank F. Gallant, Alyre J. Gates, E. Hovenden Gayton, Ralph S. Geaslin, Ben Geib, Robert U. Gelfeld, Albert Ginnetti, E. A. Gittelman, Raymond Glass, Spaulding F. Goldman, Louis L. Goldsmith, J. M. N. Goldstein, Abe M. Goldstein, James S. Gonzalez, Hector Graham, W. R. Green, Edwin C. Green, Walter L. Greenlee, Zoda V. Greer, Thomas J. Gwin, Howard Habecker, Leon B. Hagen, Walter L. Hager, Byron E. Haines, Leo F. Harnsberger, R. T. Harrison, Samuel R. Heaton, Forrest F. Heltman, Charles Henderson, Curtis C. Hendrickson, R. N. Herman, Irving S. Class Herrell, Henry G. Herrman, James D. Hoge, Robert T. Holloman, James E. Hospidor, George A. Hughes, Addie A. Irizarry, Benito Jacobson, Reuben W. Johnson, John D. Johnson, Stephen M. Jones, Raleigh R. Kelley, John F. Kelly, Harold P. Keren, Barney J. Kline, Marguerite A. Kluft, Nathan Kurtz, Vernon Lange, Louis G. Langer, Clayton W. Larson, Roberts B. Lash, Raymond Lauderdale, James W. Lebowitz, Louis Leonardo, Salvatore Levin, Abraham H. Lewis, Libbey S. Lucas, Isabel U. Mahoney, Leo J. Malloy, J. D. Mann, Louis H. Marks, Reuben J. Marsh, Clayton C. Martin, Daniel A. Mason, Leonora I. Mattare, Luke A. May, Peter G. Maze, Charles A. Milano, A. Fred Miller, Charles P. Miniechello, A. J. Mockabee, Allan D. Money, Spencer T. Monroe, Robert S. Mooney, Helen E. Moore, Achsa V. Moran, John J. Mulitz, Irving G. Murphy, Glenn F. McCarthy, LeRoy H. McCarthy, Ray F. McCeney, James P. O ie DOCKET 1930 MacDonald, John F. McKenna, Wm. T. MacNab, Ronald C. McRae, Colin E. Nevitt, John C. O’Brien, Edmund H. Ogus, Walter O’Leary, James M. Olson, Bror 0. O’Neal, Robert E. Pack, Horace I. Pamulo, Rafael 0. Parrigin, Ivan F. Partlow, Wm. F. Peatross, Erin B. Peitzman, Ralph Pemberton, Elliott D. Perez, Luis A. Peterson, Erik G. Pisarra, Mario V. Pollock, Samuel Popplewell, Oliver Pryse, Wm. T. Pumps, Myer Putnam, J. Clifford Rangeley, Joe W. Reed, Stacy M. Reges, George H. Reid, J. A. Reiter, Emanuel M. Resnicoff, Jack I. Rhine, Alice L. Ritzenberg, Hyman Rodes, Ernest L. Ross, Elmer T. Rothstein, Louis Rountree, Ernest A. Ruffu, Anthony F. Ruiz, Andres Ryan, Charles J. Sandoz, Thomas Savage, Linnaeus T. Schief, Horace G. Schrager, Arthur H. Shahid, Michel J. Shelton, Edwin Shepard, Herbert L. Shinn, Glenn L. Shipper, James A. Shoup, Samuel C. Shulman, Max L. Silverman, Israel D. Simons, David Skehan, Jerome F. Souther, Gordon S. Stein, Milton Stevens, Fleming S. Stickney, William W. Story, R. Granville Stover, Lee Roy Strauss, Edward Strubinger, David B. Sudnick, John F. Tabor, S. Elizabeth Taylor. Garland E. Taylor, John W. Taylor, Maurice A. Tepper, Samuel H. Tolson, Hillory A. Travis, Henry C. Treger, Ely J. Tysinger, Charles H. Vass, Josephine K. Viault, George F. Waldman, Anthony W. Watkins, Charles B. Weber, Emma M. Wihton, N. W. Winer, Louis Weiss, Lewis H. Wilcox, Marian G. Wilkinson, Oscar S. Willey, James A. Williams. Edward Me. Wills, Wilbur S. Woolard, Jefferson Wooten, Alonzo C. Ah Love; could you and I with Him conspire To grasp this sorry Scheme of Things entire. Would not we shatter it to bits — and then Re-mould it nearer to the Heart’s Desire! One Hundred and Thirty OAe DOCKET 1930 The Evolution of Law By Dr. Charles F. Carusi aws FOR the governance of mankind have developed with the progress of the human race, and in harmony with the trend of man’s social, religious, ethical, political and intellectual evolution. To the unenlightened mind of our primeval forefathers, the forces of nature out of which they fashioned their primitive gods, were disorderly and capricious, to be feared and obeyed, their anger to be appeased by sacrifice and their good will propitiated. Law, if, in the modern sense, it existed at all, lay in a loose conformity to family and tribal usage, sanctioned by disapprobation and the vengeance of men and god s. Ancestors too, especially those notable for heroic achievement, easily grew into deities, and, as such, pro- tectors of the family and of the tribe. At the family fire-side or tribal altar the sacrificial offering was made. The burial place became sacred to the descendants, and in the exclusiveness of this spot was born perhaps the idea of semi-private ownership of land. Individual use of the implements of war and of the chase ripened into a sense of individual ownership, and the idea of private property in the modern sense is one of the early phenomena of social life. The idea of private property was, doubtless, early extended to human beings captured in war, and slavery may, in the case of female captives, have given to the relation of the sexes that element of exclusiveness which is the outstanding characteristic of the legal institution of marriage. For mutual protection and by reason of consanguinity, families grew into clans, and the religious and ethical ideas of the family became those of the tribe and customs widened into juridicial concepts resting upon reli- gion ; social forms were theocratic. Among the earlier branches of the great Aryan family were the Greeks. They had somewhat primitive gods, but were specially favored by them, in that, in the absence of any priestly caste, freedom of thought was possible to the people. The secular thought of Greece furnished future ages with all there was worthy of the name of philosophy. I he problems of man in his universe were freely ex- plored. Unfortunately it was not realized by the Greeks, with the notable excep- tion of Aristotle, that pure thought unaided 1 by scientific method leads only into the maze of metaphysical speculation. Freedom of thought led, however, to a critical examination of legal institutions and theocratic foundations, and while Greece made little contribution of permanent value to positive law, she cleared the ground and paved the way by the adoption of the theory of an ideal legal order, a natural law based upon the nature of man and the harmony of the universe. Insufficiently guided, however, by scientific knowledge, skill in dialectics was more esteemed than painstaking verification of postulated premises. Divers systems of philosophy, each with its special ethical viewpoint, arose, had its day; and wilting under the fire of critical analysis, led the Greeks into the uncreative ' field of uni ei sal skepticism. Private positive law could not grow in a city state where the individual was of concern only in his relation to and as he served the state. . Sonins of the Latin, on the contrary, lay rather in action than in spec- ulation , administrators rather than philosophers, the Romans had the temperament and racial characteristics to enable them to construct a world-wide political hege- One Hundred and Thirty ' one k)ke DOCKET 1930 mony and the world’s greatest system of public and private law. Their ethical ideas, however, were derived from Greece, with consequences of enormous im- portance in the development of law. It has taken the world twenty centuries to realize that natural law is not law at all, but “jurisprudence dans l’air.” The stoic philosophy of Greece had added the moral to the physical world in their conception of a code of nature, so that “it embraced not merely the visible cre- ation, but the thoughts, observances, and aspirations of mankind.” The Roman lawyer l elieved that the old Jus Gentium “was in fact the lost code of nature, and that the praetor in forming an edictal jurisprudence on the principles of the Jus Gentium was gradually restoring a type from which law had only departed to deteriorate.” The world still rests under the delusion that there exists a body of natural rights, pre-existing or co-existing with positive law. The main stronghold of natural law today is in the literature of international jurists. An examination of external nature negatives the existence of natural rights. Nature knows laws but nothing of rights. Rights are of human origin and represent a mode of thought. In the middle ages, theology dominated the social sciences. Scholastic dia- lectics discouraged scientific method. Natural law was no longer conceived of as the law of man’s nature in its relation to universal law, but as the will of God sacerdotally interpreted. The tendency toward secularization, was reborn with the decline of church authority, the dissolution of the empire into national states. The ancient system of positive law began again to be studied, but with the reformation religion came again to play a dominant role and for a time theology and natural law were in the ascendant, but gradually the distinction between law, religion and morality came to be understood, and the positivist view of law ap- pears, i. e., law to be regarded as a social instrument rather than as an end in itself, as a means to a secular end, to-wit, the preservation and improvement of society. No epitome of the evolution of law would be complete without some ref- erence to the English common law system. Its precise place is difficult of assign- ment by reason of the fact that the Roman law was never formally received into England. Its influence, however, upon the development of English common law and equity was undoubtedly greater than the natural pride of English jurists has permitted them to acknowledge. The social development of Rome and its world- wide dominion resulted in an elaborate system of positive law, public and private, and its formal reception in Europe molded the course of modern European juris- prudence. Roman law was secular. There are some parallels, however, between the early development of Roman law and that of English law. While the edicts and responses were the instruments in the former case, in the latter the law developed through the multiplication of ju- dicial decisions. By both processes law was made rather than discovered, but in both instances resentment against judicial legislation was allayed by resort to a fiction. The Romans postulated the existence of a reservoir of undeclared law, the so-called natural law, in accordance with which the Roman praetor legislated by edict. The English judge, in law making by case decision, insisted that he was simply announcing the pre-existing common law, of which he was therefore the discoverer rather than the originator. The parallel may be carried further in that the natural law was supposed to inhere in the common principles of the tribal laws, while the common law was supposed to have originated in the customs of the English people. With the prog- One Hundred and Thirty-two O ie DOCKET 1930 ress of the world and a greater knowledge of comparative law, the tendency is in the direction of a closer relation between the civil and the English common law systems in dealing with the novel problems of a rapidly changing civilization. The general acceptance of the evolutionary hypothesis by the nineteenth cen- tury led naturally to the historical method of study of legal phenomena. Law schools began to encourage the study of cases in their historical sequence. Com- parative law and legislation has begun to occupy the attention of scholars. If really scientific progress has been slow in bringing our legal system into harmony with the requirements of society, that has perhaps, been due to a failure to recog- nize that law as an efifective social instrument can only be scientifically developed by those who view it in its relation to the moral, economic and political interests of society. This viewpoint will not be generally approved so long as our people as a whole prefer ancient formulas and ethical conservatism to a candid acceptance of the data of experience. 4 OAe DOCKET 1930 Ah, make the most of what we yet may spend, Before we too into the Dust descend ; Dust into Dust, and under Dust to lie Sans ine, sans Song, sans Singer, and — sans End ! — Omar. One Hundred and Thirt y-fouf 5 0fi.e DOCKET 1930 JUNIORS Q t 2 DOCKET 1930 OFFICERS CLASS of I Q 3 1 Oke DOCKET 1930 Class of 1931 OFFICERS Charles H. Eair President Grace Kanode Vice-President William E. Deering Secretary William Guy Baden T rcasurer Louis Engel Sergeant-at-Arms Genevieve R. Pratt Class Historian EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Amos T. Pagter Charles C. Guy Merritt L. Smith 4 OAe DOCKET 1930 Committees of Class of 1931 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Charles C. Guy Chairman Amos T. Pagter Merritt L. Smith SOCIAL COMMITTEE George W. Brown Chairman Frederick T. Beaman Dorsey K. Offutt Rose E. Tabb Virginia L. Harrison Jacob Plotnick FINANCE COMMITTEE William Guy Baden Chairman Francis G. Morrison Joseph J. Pratt Roy Butrum PUBLICITY COMMITTEE George P. Grove Chairman Marjorie M. Bartlett John Bryan WELFARE COMMITTEE William E. McCain Chairman Garrett C. Rush Oliver Luhn One Hundred and Thirty-eigh OAe DOCKET 1930 History of the Class of 1931 rawn together again from the rock-bound shores of Maine, from balmy Florida, from sunny California, the calm northwest, and all points in between, we gathered together four hundred strong in October, and found that we had not only been promoted from the Freshman to the Junior class, but from the second to the third floor. How well we remembered the terror inspired by the dire tales of woe (told us by quondam Juniors) of Common Law Pleading. But that, of course, was before we learned of the balm in Gilead — the Little Green Book. We balanced it against Shipman and Keigwin and found it not wanting. Then the intricacies of Evidence melted before the gently guiding hand of our old friend, Mr. Bastian. And what a pleasure it was to hear again about “Lawson on Contracts” — even if it was in conjunction with Burdick. Too, we renewed our acquaintance, in the study of Real Property, with the man who struggled so nobly and patiently to lead us to a better understanding of the meaning of negotiability. The new friends we have met (speaking from the audience to the rostrum) have been equally productive of pleasant associations — Equity, which has revealed many unexpected moments of frivolity under the whimsical tongue of Mr. John- son — Partnership, punctuated ' and embellished by appropriate humor. All in all, it has been a pleasant year industrially. It was indeed a difficult task to select from the five splendid candidates one to fill the office of President. After much voting and much counting, Charles H. Bair was chosen. Miss Grace Ivanode, our popular young Cy Pres President, was unanimously elected to the office of Vice-President of the Class. William E. Deering, who so generously devoted his time and ' efforts to the welfare of the class as Secretary last year, was again elected to fill that position. The class de- cided that since Guy Baden had so competently saved the class money last year, the position should again be filled by him, and his. election was unanimous. Louis Engel, powerful physically and possessing a stentorian voice, was elected to serve as Sergeant-at-Arms. Genevieve R. Pratt was unanimously chosen as Class Historian. Our social activities (plural by courtesy) took place at a dance — a magnificent success — at the Carlton. But then, our history is made mainly within the sanctum ( ?) of Upper Hall, where we have gathered nightly, with stern devotion to our future. We have many pleasant memories of events which have transpired during this, the Junior year of the Class of 1931. We have taken one more step toward the goal which each year becomes nearer and more real. Genevieve R. Pratt, Historian, Class of 1931. Maryane I. Thomas, Associate Historian, Class of 1931. Oke DOCKET 1930 Oh, threats of Hell and Hopes of Paradise! One thing at least is certain — This Life flies; One thing is certain and the rest is Lies ; The Flower that once has blown for ever dies. — Omar. One Hundred and Forty OAe DOCKET 1930 Roster Class 1931 A Andrews, Lloyd G. Annis, Howard M. Armistead, Thomas W. Atley, Leslie E. Awad, Joseph K. B Bacon, Arthur Baden, William G. Bair, Charles H. Barile, Ralph Bartlett, Marjorie M. Bauer, Emma B. Beaman, F. T. Bean, C. Nelson Bean, Edin T. Berman, Gustav Betor, T. L. Bolotin, I. Irwin Bonacei, Alfred L. Boone, Daniel F. Bowera, Helen Brandenberg, F. W. Branson, Henry W. Brown, George W. B rown, Ralph D. Browne, Tom A. Browne, W. Russell Bryan, John C. Buckley, Don M. Bumgarner, Marvin R. Burke, Mildred H. Burns, William R. Buss, Maude D. Butrum, Roy Buckheister, George C. C Cammack, Ernest G. Carpenter, Byran H. Carpenter, Don A. Caruzi, Ugo J. A. Chambers, Justice M. Charland, Albert H. Chastain, Dewey R. Chatlan, David Chernoff, B. M. Christenson, A. S. Christopher, James G. Colazento, Nicholas A. Colen, Francisco A. Conlon, Walter J. Conner, Donald L. Cornwell, J. E. Crisp, Joseph M. Curoe, Florence Curtiss, Charles L. D Dann, George Davis, Arthur Davis, Frank P. Davis, Harold C. Davis, Jack H. Day, Marshall V. Deering, Mary K. Deering, William E. Dees, Alfred F. Denniston, F. W. DiNapoli, C. C. Dorf, Alfred L. Dow, Scott H. Drayton, Wm. H. Drury, L. M. Duquette, Lester Duvall, Wm. E. E Edelin, John W. Elliott, Ray E. F Fitzgerald, Charles W. Flourney, Algernon F. Foley, Thomas E. Foreman, Dwight W. Fox, Albert W. Fox, Morris N. Friedenberg, Nathan Fritz, Morris M. Frye, William F. Furnello, Robert J. G Gallagher, Edward F. Gallehan, Wilber A. Gamek, C. M. Gardner, Byron T. Garrett, Edwin E. Gaylord, Charles C. Glawson, Joseph J. Goldberg, Reuben Goldstein, Samuel E. Gonsalves, Joseph E. Goodman, Louis Graf, Alois W. Grant, Preston W. Green, Hiram K. Green, Ralph T. Grieff, John R. Grille, John C. Grove. George P. Guy, C. Chester H Hammond, Katharine F. Hardesty, John C. Hardy, Minnie M. Harris, George M. Harrison, Edmond D. Harrison, Virginia L. Harvey, Kenneth V. Hatch, Ray C. Haven, Herman Hawkes, Elizabeth Heaton, Bernard C. Hill, Margaret K. Hill, Sidney B. Hisle, Ralph S. Horgan, William J. Herwitz, Harold A. Howard, Floyd W. Howard, Ralph W. Howe, Ramon R. Hoy, Jack C. Hughes, James K. Hutchison, Harold S. Hutchison, James W. I Iden, Oscar G. J James, Thelma A. Jeffreys, Russell S. Johns, Winthrop A. K Kanode, Grace Keller, Thomas T. Kelley, Lucy L. Kelly, John B. Kelly, Lawrence J. Kettering, Paul P. King, Louis H. Kolker, Jacob C. Kringel, Paul F. L Ladd, James C. Lake, F. Markwood Lash, Francis R. Lawrence, Douglas R. Leech, Richard B. Loges, George E. Longyear, Edward B. Luhn, Clarence C. Lynham, John M. M Mahon, Kenneth E. Maley, Anthony Malone, Wm, M. Marshall, Frances A. Oke DOCKET 1930 Maupin, Harry D. Maxwell, Alfred J. Meller, Ernest C. Meyer, George A. Miller, Burton F. Miller, John F. Miller, Loring C. Miller, Thomas L. Miller, Thurston B. Moore, Elihu H. Morrison, Francis G. Morrison, H. T. Morrown, Charles R. Murphy, William T. Murr, Charles K. Murray, James A. McCain, William E. McCarthy, Maurice J. McCloskey, Joseph P. McCoy, Lawrence S. McDonald, John D. McGarraghy, Andrew J. McGarvey, Raymond McKinley, Henry S. McKinnon, Alexander D. McLaughlin, Robert E. McMillan, Ida I. N Nagle, Robert L. Naylor, Theodore N. Nees, Bernard J. Nelson, Mary B. Ney, Herbert Ninas, George A. O Offutt, Dorhey K. Ohlander, Eugene Osmond, Harvard P Pagter, Amos T. Parriott, Fred K. Penny, Howard A. Perlmutter, Victor Phelan, Bessie Phillips, Joseph E. Pickett, Kathryne M. Plotnick, Jacob Plotsky, Albert H. Poland, Luke M. Pomeroy, Floyd S. Porter, George A. Post, Woodruff S. Potthoff, Herbert G. Powers, Ralph W. Pratt, Genevieve R. Pratt, Joseph J. R Raedy, Michael L. Redmond, Ernest N. Redmond, Wilfred J. Reidy, Thomas J. Rice, Julius H. Ritchey, H. Glenn Robb, Harry C. Roberts, Richard E. Robertson, Lyle L. Robey, James A. Roland, H. Charlene Rueh, Garrett C. Rutter, Emma L. S Sale, Hubert P. Sale, Prentice D. Saunders, John J. Schooley, John H. Scrivener, Samuel Scyphers, Clayton Seaman, Harold L. Sese, Gervasio C. Shanahan, Thomas F. Shapiro, Lewis Sherey, Melville B. Shriver, Harry C. Shure, Fred M. Sievers, Edward G. Silverman, Samuel Simms, Beverley S. Simons, George W. Simpson, William A. Smith, Asael J. Smith, Frank W. Smith, Irving R. Smith, Merritt L. Smith, S. Preston Snelus, Martin J. Southworth, A. G. Sparks, A. Edwin Spear, Bennie Spencer, Charles E. Staley, Donald K. Stewart, Charles W. Stewart, William R. Stough, Bert R. Strachan, William Strange, Doyle N. Swanson, J. Douglas T Tabb, Rose E. Taylor, Abbie Texyaw, Marton A. Thatcher, Frank W. Thomas, Frank T. Thomas, Maryane I. Thompson, James A. Thortnon, Marguerite Turner, Charles I. V Valore, Carl Van Haaften, F. L. Van Horn, Lester H. Van Horn, Paul N. Vinskey, Henry J. Vogel, Walter B. W Walsh, Leonard P. Weisberg, S. S. Wellensick, Bernard A. Werfel, William Weymouth, Daniel B. White, John T. Whitt, John S. Winton, Maurice W. Williams, Lawrence E. Williams, Robert I. Wilmot, Wilson C. Wilson, Hazon R. Wilson, Ruth F. Windham, Ray K. Wingate, Charles L. Wingate, Wilmer S. Woodruff, Marion T. Wright, Charles ' E. Y Yoakum, Carrol G. York, Carnegie Yorkdale, Robert H. Young, Albert L. Young, James L. One Hundred and Forty-two OAe DOCKET 1930 The Evolution of the Constitution By Justice Frederick L. Siddons pace DOES not permit of an exhaustive treatise of such an all-important sub- ject as the one undertaken. This discussion will, therefore, be confined to the more important events that have helped to shape the constitutional history of our country. Of course, with the submission for ratification of the Constitution itself there was set in motion the wheels of political action, which was destined to play an important part in the formative stage of constitutional development. The first result achieved under the influence of political faction was the adoption of the first ten amendments, the first eight of which comprised the Bill of Rights. No one can read those Amendments, which were prepared by the First Con- gress in 1789, and were ratified by the States in 1791, without perceiving how necessary they were to supplement the instrument that came from the Constitu- tional Convention of 1787, and which was adopted in 1788. It is likewise need- less to point out the jealousy that was felt by the people of many of the states against the establishment of such a government as the one proposed, without ex- press safeguards to protect the rights of states and individuals. Such an addition would ' relate, not to the framework of the government, but to the rights of the people ; and although these rights might be said to be exposed to no danger from the exercise of the powers which the Constitution was to vest in the new gov- ernment. it was, nevertheless, considered important that some express security be extended to them. For example, the Constitution was silent on the question of religious liberty. Nor was there any express guarantee of freedom of speech, or of the press. It is interesting to note that Hamilton was opposed to the passage of the so- called Bill of Rights. In his Federalist, he defined the Rights as being “in their origin stipulations between kings and their subjects, abridgements, of prerogative in favor of privilege, reservations of rights not surrendered ' to the prince.” His analogy did not, however, fully illustrate the question respecting the express res- ervations of particular rights. These were not to lie stipulations between king and subjects, but declaratory and restraining instruments, laying the government of the United States under prohibitions in addition to those contained in the Constitution itself. The whole tenor of the Bill of Rights, taken in the light of contempor- aneous history, show that they had their inception in the fear that in the powers granted by the Constitution to the Federal Government the safety of the people had not been sufficiently guarded. Construed ' in this wise by the Supreme Court, it has been repeatedly held by that body that these Amendments are not to be considered as limitations on the powers of the States or their people. By par- ticular reference to the Tenth Amendment every State remains a self-governing political community, in respect to its. own inhabitants, in every relation in which those inhabitants are not by the Constitution placed under the authority of the Federal Government. As an outgrowth of the discussions that arose over the adoption of these Amendments there developed ' two political parties, divided on the question of whether strict or liberal construction should be given the Constitution. Hamilton, One Hundred and Forty-three Oke DOCKET 1930 m the man to whom Congress turned with the great problems of national finance, became the leader of the liberal constructionists. It was the purpose of this party to find in the Federal Government the authority to do anything not expressly prohibited by the Constitution itself. Those who belonged to that party adopted the name of ' ‘Federalists. " The reader will remember that in the Constitutional Convention the term “Federalist " was applied to those who favored the contin- uance of government under the Articles of Confederation. With the contro- versy over the adoption of the Constitution, its friends appropriated the name to themselves, thus reversing its signification. 1 homas Jefferson became the leader of the strict constructionists, whose members were known as Anti-Federalists. The party was composed of the states- rights people, who sought to restrain the powers of the Federal Government to those expressly granted to it by the Constitution, and to retain in the States the powers not so delegated. 1 here ensued a determined struggle between these two parties which helped to shape the constitutional history of our country to a very high degree. In the formative stages of our new government was laid the foundation for the exercise of power by the Federal Government that has endured down to the present. This struggle began in earnest when the proposal was made by Hamilton in 1790 that Congress establish the Bank of the United States. A constitutional objection was at once raised by the Anti-Federalists, who asserted that for Congress to create a bank would be to create a corporation, and that no express authority to create a corporation had been delegated to the Federal Government by the Constitution ; that being a government of enumerated powers, the one in question was neces- sarily prohibited. It was answered by the Federalists that Congress did have the power under the Constitution “to make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution " the powers that it conferred; that the creation of a bank was useful as an agency to promote or render convenient the execution of the powers delegated to the United States; that it was therefore within the implied powers of Congress to establish the bank. The latter argument prevailed, and the bank was chartered by Congress. Twenty-five years later, in the cele- brated case of McCullough vs. Maryland, the constitutionality of the act creating it was sustained by the Supreme Court. Chief Justice Marshall, of whom more will be said later, laid down the following principle of construction : “Let the end be legitimate, let it be within the scope of the Constitution, and all means which are appropriate, which are plainly adapted to that end, which are not prohibited, but consistent with the letter and spirit of the Constitution, are constitutional.” From the administration of W ashington to that of Jefferson the liberal con- structionists held sway, and during that period the functions of the new govern- ment were put into successful operation under the wisdom of Hamilton’s direction and supervision. The financial policy had been developed ; revenues were collected with certainty and regularity ; the executive departments were organized and in systematic operation ; and the courts were discharging their functions. Commerce had increased, new enterprises were undertaken, and. in short, the countrv had started into its first era of prosperity. Of course, during this time animosities growing out of party rivalry were intense, and the Second Congress was greatlv distracted by dissensions. W ith the election of Jefferson, however, and the coming into power of the Anti-Federalists, the factional disputes that had almost resulted in disunion were abated. The great period of construction under Hamilton was followed by some One Hundred and Forty-four 2 he DOCKET 1930 sixty years of comparative inactivity under the regime of the strict construc- tionists founded by Jefferson. Congress, however, was not the only body that was actively interpreting the Constitution during this formative stage of our Government. The framers of the Constitution would have been justly subject to the reproach of devising a system fraught with the causes of its own destruction, if they had not also devised a tribunal to settle the contentions which the system was sure to generate. The ju- diciary department was intended to furnish such a tribunal. In the beginning its opportunity and influence was slight ; its place in the government feeble and inconsequential. It was overshadowed in the early years of the government by the immediate, active and dominant influence of the other departments. But today, as we look back over the course that our constitution has taken under the inter- pretation of that body, it is plain that we are largely indebted to the Supreme Court for our continued existence as. a nation, and for the harmony, stability, excellence and success of our federal system. No individual has played such an important part in the constitutional history of our country than a member of that court, who served from 1801 to 1835. That man was Chief Justice John Marshall, of whom it is not unjust to say that he established the principles of our national system of government, and laid the foundation of American constitutional law. The fate of that government hung in the balance in a number of the cases that came before him for decision. His presentation of principles in the so-called “constitutional decisions’’ shine among the most brilliant achievements of American statesmen during the first half of our national government. Not one of those principles has been abandoned or reversed by the Supreme Court, and they have established for posterity the work- ing propositions of republican government that are now considered fundamental. From the time of Marshall down to the present time, the Supreme Court has been a recognized factor in the development of our constitutional history. It is the authoritative exponent of the principles underlying the Constitution. In 1855 the Constitution was about to undergo its. severest test. The slave question had reached an ominous and 1 significant stage, and the decision of the Supreme Court in the Dred Scott case added fuel to the flames of sectional dis- sension. By that decision the South was triumphant, and the anti-slavery men of the North were outraged and injured. The questions concerning slavery in the admission of new states then pending were given additional bitterness. With the election of Lincoln saw the secessions of the eleven Southern States and the Civil ar. The Thirteenth Amendment was ratified in 1865 to give a post-war effect to the Emancipation Proclamation, which was acclaimed by the Abolitionists as the true object of the Civil War. Slavery w r as thereby constitutionally ended and the Dred Scott decision superceded. The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments followed in quick succession conferring, the right of citizenship and suffrage on the negro, with results that at first were alarming. With the advent into the South of the “carpet-baggers” the offices under the Federal Government were attained by unscrupulous means, but with the declining of hostile feelings between the North and South, this condition was gradually abated, and the country started on that great period of reconstruction. Bv reason of the tremendous industrial progress of the country which fol- lowed Congress was soon confronted with the ever increasing problem of trans- One Hundred and Forty ' five T O ie DOCKET 1930 portation and interstate commerce. Exercising the power conferred by the Con- stitution in the commerce clause, Congress, in 1887, passed the first Interstate Commerce Law, which laid the foundation for many similar enactments, including the Sherman Law of 1890, which was aimed at combinations in restraint of inter- state trade and commerce. By far the greater part of the moulding of our constitutional history took place up to this period, and while in comparative modern times we have seen thou- sands of laws enacted by Congress and hundreds of decisions in the Supreme Court of the Lmited States, nevertheless, those laws and decisions are to a very large degree based upon the precedents set us by those laws and decisions which we have already considered. Perhaps the strongest and most effective theory of construction of that great instrument is that ascribed to it by Chief Justice Chase of the Supreme Court, in 1868, when he said : “The constitution in all its pro- visions, looks to an indissoluble Union composed of indestructible States.” One Hundred and Forty-six O . ke DOCKET 1930 The of Intercession FRESHMEN O te DOCKET 1930 Success “He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much ; who has gained the respect of intelligent men and the love of little children ; who has filled his niche and accom- plished his task ; who has left the world better than he found it, whether by an improved poppy, a perfect poem or a rescued soul ; who has never lacked appreciation of earth’s beauty or failed to express it ; who has looked for the best in others and given the best he had; whose life was an inspiration; whose memory is a benediction.” One Hundred and Forty-eight OAe DOCKET 1930 Class of 1932 OFFICERS Harold E. Schilz President Wellington McNichols Vice-President Virginia Stanford T reasurer Mary M. Bigos Secretary Charles Swann S ergeant-at-A rms Irene Lipscomb Historian OAe DOCKET 1930 Committees of Class 1932 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Hazel Palmer Harold T. Scott Harry M. Mendelson Denton H. Reed Chairman Homer H. Snyder Mary M. Bigos Harold A. Neff Edgar F. Puryear SOCIAL COMMITTEE Wellington McNichols Chairman Everette Lunsford Hazel Palmer Kathryn M. Doherty Donald W. Farrington Donald S. Nace FINANCE COMMITTEE Virginia Stanford Chairman Hilary H. Kendrick Clyde R. Maxwell William P. Kilgore William A. Kluttz MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE Evelyn J. Spencer Harry M. Mendelson Denton H. Reed Chairman William L. Devers Arthur Elliot Lillian Kolker Frederick T. Unger PUBLICITY Ernest H. Adamitz Chairman Hiliary Kendrick Fred M. Booth AUDITING COMMITTEE Harold A. Neff Chairman Walter T. Cardwell William L. Anderson One Hundred and Fifty OAe DOCKET 1930 History of Class 1932 Build thee more stately mansions, O my soul, As the swift seasons roll! Leave thy loro vaxdted past! Let each new temple, nobler than the last, Shut thee from heaven until a dome more vast, Till thou at length art free, Leaving thine outgrown shell by life ' s unresting sea! — Holmes. ardly cognizant of the fact that we were beginning the long and tedious journey towards legal attainment, October 1, 1929, opened wide to us a new field of endeavor when we plunged for the first time into the study of the law. Nearly three hundred strong and quite unfamiliar with the course which we were to pur- sue we felt that we needs must have at the helm a captain who would 1 steer our ship through the legal storms to follow. Followed then a campaign rivalling that which preceded the Presidential election of 1928. Nominations were made and for a few weeks “politics” was the order of the day. Elections over, we found an able seaman and navigator presiding, Harry Schilz. Other officers elected were: Wellington McNichols, Vice-President; Anna Carte, Secretary; Virginia Stan- ford, Treasurer; Charles Swann, Sergeant-at-Arms, and Irene Lipscomb, His- torian. Later Miss Mary Bigos was appointed to fill the office of Secretary, due to Miss Carte’s withdrawal from school. Being susceptible humans we soon fell prey to the evils of the forest of knowledge — termed our first year. And, as a vaccination takes — or doesn’t, so it was with us by the end of the first term. Some of us felt woozy, others wobbly, and a lot of us downright sick when examinations rolled around. We felt even worse after a dose of “damnum absque injuria.” But it is “an ill wind that blows nobody good” and so examination safely over, March 1, ushered 1 in our first social triumph as Freshmen. Due to the en- thusiasm and diligence of Wellington McNichols and his associates our Freshman dance was a glorious success. The good ship “Freshman” has safely weathered the second term exams and bravely has started on the third and last lap of the journey of the year. The completion of this voyage marks an epoch in the lives of each of us. who is seeking a better knowledge of the law and may it find us more zealous than before. Shall we ever strive until our cry of “Excelsior” is echoed back by the rounded sides of that great welkin as we struggle towards the greatest heights known to man — success in life! Irene; Lipscomb, Historian. One Hundred and Fifty-one OAe DOCKET 1930 Roster Class of 1932 Aaronson, Martin Abrams, Leonard Adamitz, Ernest H. Adams, Frank J. Ainley, Janies E. Alewine, William M. Allen, Orpha Me. Alvarez, Cruz R. Anderson, Albert F. Anderson, John G. Anderson, Lionel G. Anderson, William L. Andree, Richard T. Arboliras, Leon Arellano, Inocencio Y. Bailey, Confer G. Barrett, Lemuel F. Berg, Harry Bigos, Mary M. Blake, Thomas R., Jr. Blanchard, Knowles Blocher, John W. Booth, Fred M. Bowman, Joseph M. Bras, Gaspar G. Brown, Henry J. Browning, Ralph R. Buckingham, Harriet Burke, Everett H. Burke, Martin L. Card, Benjamin A. Cardwell, Walter T. Carr, Raymond E. Carte, Anna Chambers, Ernest W. Chesteen, Gaston D. Clarke, Andrew W. Cochran, Paul H. Cohen, Julia Cohen, Ruth B. Colcock, William F. Collins, Milton S. Collins, Virgil L. Conroy, Louis N. Cooper, Raymond E. Copenhaver, Harold E. Corson, Homer J. Cox, James S. Creson, LeRoy Crowell, Aaron Cudmore, Arthur S. Cunico, John Dance, James G. Dawson, Grace S. Day, William E. DeAtley, E. F. Desc-hler, Lewis Devers, Leonard W. Devers, William L. Dillard, Paul J. Doherty, Katheryn M. Downes, Thomas E. Driskill, John D. Elliott, Hugh S. Elliott, Robert W. Ellsworth, Harold W. Everett, Samuel B. Fallon, Leo J. Farrington, D. W. Fegan, Mary F. Field, Harry H. Fisher, Kathleen 0. Foley, Martin F. Ford, Edward R. Forrest, Albert Fox, William H., Jr. Freidsen, Benjamin Gallagher, William E. Gatti, Joseph D. Gelpi, Jose R. Gettman, Ervin H. Goldberg, Reuben Golding, Paul C. Gomprecht, Mary H. Gordinay, Fes. C. Gordon, Israel H. Graves, Edward R. Green, Frederick H. Griffith, Gilbert R. Gulley, Joseph N. Gutierrez, Jorge Hammond, Asbury B. Hammond, Barney A. Harper, Hazel L. Harris, Trueman L. Hartstall, Morton A. Haycock, Stephen P. Hayman, Reuben R. Hemrich, Carl E. Heron, Julian B. Highsmith, M. F. Honecker, Herbert J. Howard, Thomas B. Howard, Thomas P. Howes, James K. Johnson, James R. Kane, Grover C. Kasson, Harold R. Kauffman, Fred E. Kennedy. Kate Kerr, Walter W. Kilgore, William P. Kirchner, Earl L. Kluttz, William A. Kohn, Morris Kolker, Lillian Kramer, Lillian M. Ivrupsaw, David Kunzman, Nathan Lacey, John S. Lancaster, Charles Landis, Maud Lanier, James G. Lebowitz, Samuel Libbey, Edward H. Lippart, J. Clark Lipscomb, Irne Lloyd, Ralph G. Lockwood, Harold G. Lowell, James B. Lubar, Nathan M. Lunsford, Everette Lutz, Clarence H. Mack, Fred J. Madden, Michael J. Magee, George C. Manning, Raymond E. Markley, Elmer J. Marler, Ona C. Martin, E. Lydia Kendrick, Hilary H. Mason, Lawrence S. Massey, Guy M. Mattingly, L. H. Maxwell, Clyde R. Melendez, Roberto D. Mendelson, Harry M. Mertz, Edward H. Miller, Norman E. Miller, William J. Moe, S. Norman Moore, Robert D. Morrell, Marriner D. Moss, Albert L. Muir, Brockett Muller, Anne D. Munoz, Ramon A. McCathran, Marie E. McAuley, Leroy C. McCoy, Oma E. Macdonald, Ronald McGrath, Edward T. MacKay, William G. MacLeod, Robert R. McNichols, Wellington Nace, Donald S. One Hundred and Fifty-two OAe DOCKET 1930 Naylor, Austin J. NetF, Harold A. Neighbors, Charles H. Newman, J. Randolph Newman, Lewis J. Nigh, Warren O’Connell, Kenneth E. O’Connell, Timothy E. O’Rourke, Walter P. Osias, Camilo Otto, Arthur E. Page, Roland A. Palmer, Hazel Paradis, John E. Parker, Daniel B. Parker, Lovell H. Payne, Melvin M. Pearoon, Carl E. Petrie, Kenneth Phillips, Zoeth Pruitt, Lanceford B. Puryear, Edgar F. Quaintance, Leland C. Rackie, Cyrus Rauth, Clemens F. Reed, Denton H. Reynolds, Thomas H. Rhoades, George G. Richardson, Edward M. Riggins, Glendmar U. Rowley, Ralph V. Roznik, Frank Rumsey, Leland C. Ryan, Floyd E. Sakis, Mabel B. Scannell, George H. Schilz, Harold L. Schuman, Carl Scott, Harold T. Sharkoff, Eugene F. Sharp, Benjamin V. Sharpnack, Lew G. Sheehan, Edwin A. Shepard, Hugh D. Shorter, Calvin Silverman, Morris Simpson, Thomas F. Skarren, Charles L. Smallwood, Leon Smart, Benjamin H. Smith, Arthur A. Smith, Herbert D. Smith, John D. Smith, Louis E. Smuck, Carl C. Snouffer, E. Nelson Snyder, Homer H. Solano, Garcia L. Speck, John R. Speer, Leo Spencer, Evelyn J. Speni, Michael E. Spurck, Lawrence S. Stanford, Virginia Steinan, Nathan Stevens, B. H. Strange, William C. Strauss, Harold Strine, Fred E. Sugar, Samuel J. Sullivan T. A. Swann, Charles Sweeley, Clarence F. Taxin, Ida S. Terrill, Rice M. Thompson, Harry L. Timpe, J. O. Torpey, Leslie C. Tozzi, John R. Travers, Walter E. Unger, Frederick T. Van Every, Robert E. Van Huss, Lotus A. Van Sickler, Robert Voorhees, Lawrence E. Waldrop, Wm. H. Weise, Clarence B. Wright, William C. Zulick, James “A little work, a little play To keep us going — and so, good-day!” 4 O fa DOCKET 1930 Sun set and evening star. And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning of the bar When I put out to sea. But such a tide as moving seems asleep. Too full for sound and foam. hen that which drew from out the boundless deep Turns again home. Twilight and evening bell. And after that the dark! And may there be no sadness of farewell When I embark. For tho ' from out our bourne of Time and place. The flood may bear me far. I hope to see my Pilot face to face When I have crost the bar. — Tennyson. One Hiirtdred arid Fifty-four O ie DOCKET 1930 Evolution of the Law By Mr. Wilton J. Lambert V_ hat eminent English Jurist, Lord Coke, tells us that everyone ought to know a little law, yet we often hear that knowing only a little law is a dangerous thing. In general, the term law means a rule of human action and directs us to the rational as against the irrational. Man is a creature endowed with reason and free will, and the law is a sub- ject everyone is charged with knowing but in fact no one knows completely. It is classed as the perfection of reason based on common sense. But, alas, how lamentably few are gifted with a degree of common sense enabling them to so conduct themselves as to protect their own rights without trespassing upon the rights of others. 1 he law draws the line between barbarism and civilization. It protects the weak from the strong and insures all our property rights. It is the bulwark upon which Republics endure. The Emperor Justinian, that great founder and ' expounder of Roman civil law reduced the principles of law to three : FIRSTLY : THAT WE SHOULD LIVE HONESTLY. SECONDLY: THAT WE SHOULD HURT NOBODY. THIRDLY: THAT WE SHOULD GIVE EVERYONE HIS DUE. Were it possible for human nature to abide by these ideal principles without the compelling force of courts and police, perfect conditions would exist ! Starting, however, with intent to square as nearly as possible human con- duct to these ideals, our forefathers evolved customs and usages of the people of England from time immemorial coupled with words of wisdom from the lips of jurists of early days into what you have often heard referred to as the COMMON LAW. This means that great body of law termed “The Common Law of Eng- land. This was intended to, and did, prescribe rules of civil conduct command- ing what was right and prohibiting what was wrong. Under this law the early Colonies developed and our original thirteen states prospered. ashington, Madison, Franklin and Randolph had this to guide them in creating our imperishable constitution, which has proven so well constructed that up to the present it forms the foundation of all our federal jurisprudence ex- pressed by statutes from time to time enacted by Congress. ■Now there is another recognized law which we all have within our breasts, called the CODE OF CONSCIENCE, which tells us what is right and wrong. These judgments are infallible and the decrees are never silent. When followed there is no necessity for resort to either COMMON or STATUTORY LAW. But to revert to human law, from which has sprung our Courts, jury system and attorneys, of this it has been facetiously and aptly said that it is the nature of this law to contribute only to the happiness of lawyers. The Court, meaning a tribunal presided over bv a learned Judge, is vested with power to enunciate legal rules and precedents applicable to the instant trial. OAe DOCKET 1930 The Judge, however, is without authority to decide any question of fact aris- ing from the evidence. This right belongs solely to the Common law jury of twelve men, characterized as composed of a cross-section of humanity, because it is taken from men in all walks of life. No cause is terminated until all issues of fact have been unanimously de- cided by such a jury. Should a jury fail to agree upon a finding on the facts then the Court may declare a mistrial and a new trial of the facts involved is required before another jury. This same procedure is designed to apply to the trial of both civil and crim- inal causes. By the nature of things alongside the Common law of England there devel- oped what is known as Equity Jurisprudence, a system of law evolved to meet conditions that appealed to the conscience of the Chancellor designed to alleviate any harshness in the principles of the COMMON LAW. This branch of law gives us the right to ask a Chancellor for an injunction against wrongful conduct complained of where a rule of law is wanting to give relief. So valuable were the distinctions between these two forms of law that our forefathers in writing the constitution recognized them. So that in all federal jurisdictions the Courts are clothed with power to administer the Common Law as well as the law of Equity. It is Courts of Equity that have been found especially valuable in connection with recent Legislation, to meet unusual and progressive conditions in modern business life that could not have been foreseen by the Judges of the early days. For illustration, we naturally think of the Sherman Anti-Trust Legislation, designed to destroy objectionable trusts which were charged with stifling compe- tition and the writ of injunction became necessary to efifectuate the purpose of the law. So also it has to be invoked to carry out the highly artificial laws recently enacted to enforce the Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution through the medium of the Enabling Volstead Act when efifort is made for instance to enforce the padlocking provision of that act. In some cases principles of Common Law have been found to be out of har- mony with certain conditions so that Congress as well as State Legislatures have from time to time enacted laws out of harmony with the philosophy of the old law. This is the inevitable evolution of the law which is required to keep pace with the spirit and conditions of the time. Usually, however, it will be found that such statutes are liberally construed by the Courts and the Common Law is left intact except so far as a particular statute may directly repeal or modify that law. This is illustrated by instances of new fields for the application of the law which have happened in recent years where rights are to be determined regarding the negligent operation of aeroplanes or automobiles, the Courts draw upon the reasoning and principles of the Common Law to render fair decisions. In Courts of Chancery the Judges without juries grant relief considering both issues of law and fact where no effective law or statute is found to govern. To tritely illustrate this, professionally the lawyer says Equity follows the law but never grants relief when there is an adequate and complete remedy at law. It is. however, in the application of the JURY System to the Criminal Law that we find the most attractive features of human interest. This branch of the law is inseparable from the jury, as no man can be deprived of the right under a One Hundred and Fifty -six criminal indictment to be tried by a jury. It is HERE that the honor and liberty of man is dealt with, HERE that the accused has the priceless safeguard of the presumption of innocence until facts are elicited ' sufficient to convince each of these twelve jury men — a jury of his peers — sitting in that jury box, of his GUILT beyond a Reasonable doubt. Of this doubt, the Supreme Court of the United States has held that affirmative evidence of previous good character alone may be sufficient to justify a jury in entertaining such a doubt and in rendering a verdict of Acquital. It is THEN and not until THEN that the Common Law of England, which is the foundation of our CHERISHED AMERICAN JURISPRUDENCE, permits the word “Felon” to be stamped upon the brow of the highest or humblest citizen of this OUR REPUBLIC, THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. 1 O te DOCKET 1930 1 The School of Economics and Government FACULTY CHARLES F. CARUSI, A.B., LL.M., LL.D Chancellor CHARLES PERGLER, D.C.L., LL.D Dean JOHN E. BENTLEY, M.R.E., Th.D Professor of Psychology and ' Sociology MRS. BEATA H. CARMODY, A.B Instructor in Latin J. F. COUCH, Ph.D Professor of Biology WILLIAM BOYD CRAIG, A.M Professor of English, Journalism, Authorship, etc. ALTON R. HODGKINS, Ph.D. ..Associate Professor, Economics CONSTANTINE D. KOJOUHAROFF, Ph.D., Research Professor and Professor of Diplomatic History HENRY LAZARD, Officer d’Academie Professor of French HENRY M. LEWIS, D.C.I Lecturer on Government BERNARD MAYO, A.M Professor of History FRED P. MYERS, A.M., LL.M Associate Professor, Political Science CHARLES PERGLER, D.C.L., LL.D Professor of Govern- ment and Political Science CHARLES P. SHERMAN, D.C.L., LL.D. ..Lecturer on Roman Civilization and its Survival in the Modern World FREDERICK P. H. SIDDONS, A.B., LL.M Professor of Banking ILLIAM H. S. STEVENS, Ph.D Professor of Finance EDSON L. WHITNEY, Ph.D., D.C.L., Litt.D Professor of Economics Dr. Charles PerglEr Dean School of Economics and Government ggi O te DOCKET 1930 A Farewell From the Dean (A day OF parting is necessarily tinged with a certain amount of regret, but on an occasion such as this feeling is tempered with the knowledge that graduates of the National University School of Economics and Government are thoroughly equipped to face life’s problems not only along what is usually called practical lines, but also as cultured men and women. Those students desiring to establish their place in the economic life of the nation have obtained much knowledge which will aid them in meeting their re- sponsibility as business men. Many of them are present and future lawyers, and their studies in this department have undoubtedly convinced them that they will be better lawyers if in addition to their knowledge of law in the strict sense of the term, they are fortified with sound learning in the field of government, political science, and economics. With best wishes for success in their chosen callings, I bid the graduates of 1930 an affectionate farewell. Charles Pergler. One Hundred and Sixty ZAe DOCKET 1930 School o£ Economics and Government Adams, Frank J. Armstrong, James R. Attwood, Arthur Badgley, William W. Bather, Charles T. Baxter, Kilgo C. Beall, J. Ninian Bean, C. Nelson Beavers, Harvey Calvert Begley, William Joseph Bell, Carl Clifton Betor, Theodore Le Roy Bickford, Colin Campbell Bierach, Luther C. Borroughs, Allan Fraser Boswell, George C. Bryan, Walter Chartman Bucia, Irineo G. Carlon, Guy McDowell Carmalt, John Scott Case, F. Robert Castilan, Sabina Chambers, Ernest Wm. Combs, Herbert A. Conner, Paul J. Copsey, Felix Agnus Craig, Ruth C. Crawford, William Crittenden, Percy Allen Crutchley, Bertha J. Curran, John R. Dalisay, Jose D. Davis., Frank P. Davis, Robert Fisher Desgres, Elphege DesJardins, Edward E. DeVaughan, William A. Diehl, Milton E. Ditto, Eugene E. Dormady, F. P. Drake, Stanley L. Dulay, Valentin D. Eberle, Katharine Sophia Elliott, Joseph William Elliott, Lawrence Kent Elliott, Raymond Edward Emmons, Samuel E, Emrick, Maurine Elizabeth Emrick, Robert L. Engel, Louis Enterline, Blanche. Harriet Estee, James B. Evanshaw, M. J. Everett, Samuel Bailey Everett, Walter T. Farinas, Cesario Fichthorn, L. J. P. Finnin, George Thomas CLASS OF 1929-30. Freedman, Maurice Friedenberg, Nathan Fuerstein, Robert L. Gardner, John Richard Garland, Randolph Mueller Geaslin, Ben Gettman, Ervin H. Gillingham, Mildred E. Goldberg, Reuben Gott, Anna Elizabeth Grogan, Lawrence Joseph Gwin, Howard Haines, Leo F. Haley, Herbert P. Hammond, Asbury Biggs Helms, Harry Clark Henderson, Rorie E. Hichew, John Oscar Hospidor, George A. Hughes, Kathryn Frances James, Thelma A. Jelly, Norman Thomas Johnson, John DeWilton Jones, Allen Franklin Kammerer, Morton B. Kritt, Albert Lash, Francis Richard Laughlin, William Hazen Leech, Richard B. Lichens, Sam’l N. Lopez, Manuel L. Lucas, Isabel U. Maley, Anthony Maltby, Fred Allen O’Brien, Joseph Andrew, Jr. Olson, Bror Olof O’Neill, John F. O’Neill, Sarah A. Outten, Anna H. Parong, Jacinto A. Partlow, Edgar C. Partlow, Wm. F. Pastor, Catalino F. Patterson, John Agassiz, Jr. Perkins, John Doran Perry, Walter D. Plant, Edmund L. Poole, Ruth E. Pumps, Myer Quijano, Gregorio R. Ramsay, Marion Livingston Redmond, Charles Francis Reynolds, Julia Sue Rickies, John Kadesh Rillon, Braulio M. Robey, Frederick Edwin Roca, Jose C. Ryan, Floyd E. Santizo, Virginia Schneider, Rose Scholl, John Franklin Sexton, Charles Mortimer Shinn, Glenn Levi Simons, David Smith, George Walter Smith, Joseph Arthur, Jr. Snyder, Ethel G. Snyder, Eulan I. Marchant, Alexander Nelson Stewart, Charles William Marchant, Anyda Nelson Marsh, Chas. D. Martinez, Estanislao Mathson, Chas. J. Maxwell, Clyde R. Mayer, Caiman Mayer, Marie X. Megonigal, James Thomas Midthuen, Esther M. Miller, Thomas L. Stine, Russell Holliday Thomas, Cyrus Douglas Thomson, Anne K. Thrift, Justine M. Towner, Archibald Reed Travers, Walter Edward Uglow, Kenneth Marion Urann, Elberton B. Vaughan, Vance Vernon Vaughn, Harry Giroux Miniechello, Anthony Jerome, Villareal, Maximiano Mermito Jr. Miniechello, A. Jerome, Jr. Miniechello, Anthony J., Jr. Mothershead, Louise Helen Musson, John McAloon, Frank G. McCabe, Rose Helen McCarthy, Charles. F. McCarthy, LeRoy H. Natividad, Graciano T. Nelson, Mary B. Nevitt, John Cecil Nichols, Mildred H. Weber, Emma Marie Weekley, Murry Anderson Wellmore, Grace L. Weymouth, Daniel D. Wild, John Harrison Williams, Alberta M. Willingham, Frank LeRoy Wilson, Lee R. Wright, William Chester Yosko, Joseph John Zindler, Gustav Odolf Zwillinger, Nora T. O te DOCKET 1930 Practice and Procedure By Prof. Godfrey L. Munter cr V he importance of having included in the curriculum of the University a course on Practice and Procedure has been recognized by the Chancellor for a number of years, but it was only three years ago that our institution, prior to any other local law school, took the initiative and offered the law students of Wash- ington an opportunity for the first time in the history of legal education to get practical experience and application prior to admission to the Bar. The course on Practice and Procedure has been a distinct success from the very beginning and students have been materially benefited by the course. Together with their aca- demic learning they have rounded out their education by this practical contact with the various Courts and official and semi-official personnel of the same. As Bar Examinations are being made more and more difficult and are based upon modern questions more than in past years, it immediately becomes apparent that no student can afford to disregard this course in his work at school. The course in Practice and Procedure has the same relation to the rest of the studies that a field course has in geology or electrical engineering. One may know all about the theories of these subjects but without actual field work such knowledge would be of little use. The courts in Practice and Procedure enables the student to become familiar with the actual mechanics in the preparation and filing of pleadings and other legal documents. We learn when and how to file such papers and how they can be pre- sented to the Court. Of particular interest to the criminal lawyer is the annual visit to the Washington Asylum and Jail and other places of confinement, where he is given an opportunity to actually use his theoretical knowledge in effecting the prompt release of prisoners. For those who have a preference for real estate or corporation law we have the visits to the Office of the Recorder of Deeds and the title companies where opportunity is given for actual participation in the handling of some case. It is particularly gratifying to the faculty and a distinct compliment to the Chancellor that since National University Law School has taken the initiative in this direction certain other local institutions have followed in our footsteps and have also added such a course to their scholastic requirements. 4 O ie DOCKET 1930 Graduate School CLASS OF 1930 Baradi, Mauro Bartoo, Robert J. Besse, Walter M. Boyner, Elmer E. Bryan, Walter W. Cook, Arthur E. Cotton, John A. Craighill, A. L. Crawford, William B. Cry, Armand B. De Jesus, Jose A. Donaldson, William S. Donovan, John A. K. Dunn, Milton Esch, Mark F. Lee, Joseph T. Levin, I. Harry Liang, Yuen-li Manfreda, Nicholas R. May, Alfred A. May, Robert A. Mohundro, Otis L. Mondell, Wm. H. McColligan, Mary A. MacKavanagh, T. J. McRae, David E. Naylor, Emory C. Parker, C. L. Politz, Isadore J. Prender, Elizabeth K. Purdy, John B. Fansher, Lester L. Fichthorn, L. J. Finch, Chester L. Fortier, Olivine Girvin, John W. Glassmire, Madge B. Goldsmith, J. M. N. Hales, Wallace M. Harrison, Henry R. Hill, John C. Johnson, Everett C. Jones, Ellsworth D. Joyce, James A. Kehoe, James F. Kelleher, Helen R. Kelly, William F. Koemer, Edwin O. Lawton, Henry C. Leach, Anne B. Rice, Claude A. Riley, John J. Rognley, Peter H. Rommel, George F. Rutledge, R. B. Sexton, Charles M. Shugure, Frances R. Sisson, Albert R. Skeels, William 0. Smith, Elmer C. Stoup, Earl A. Sutton, Granger G. Teeling, Francis E. Titus, C. Stanley Trammell, E. Rose Vaughan, George J. Viehmann, Bernard F. Webster, Ann Weekley, Murry A. Wesibender, Eugene R. One Hundred and Sixty-three O ie DOCKET 1930 OAe DOCKET 1930 Willettisms A lawyer gets business by attending to his business. A lawyer may be popular, but the man of property wants security. If a lawyer can sing, let him sing; but the man in jail wants freedom. There is some advantage in being a joiner, but the greatest advantage lies in being a sound lawyer. Where one was a child one is always a child, except in a growing city. It is better to starve doing what one likes than to die of boredom. No Portia ever asked, “Should I practice first and marry afterward?” Look rather to the character of your associates than to what they offer you. There is little hardship for him who keeps his work up and his expenses down. If you resist starvation ten years, they will count you a lawyer. It gives a novice courage, first to learn how little he knows, in order to learn how little other lawyers know. Excess of ego takes a multitude of forms. If you can not close your case, you will seldom have a fee. Professional generosity is a characteristic of the Bar. Lawyers fight to find the truth, others only to dig a little. The law identifies itself with the affairs of the man, the community, the state, the nation, and with international affairs. One Hundred and Sixty-five OA.e DOCKET 1930 Judges “If we wish to be just judges of all things, let us first per- suade ourselves of this: that there is not one of us without fault; no man is found who can acquit himself ; and he who calls himself innocent does so with reference to a witness, and not to hi? conscience.” One Hundred and Sixty ' Six Q ie DOCKET 1930 The Great Moot Court O te DOCKET 1930 The Jury “If it’s near dinner-time, the foreman takes out his watch when the jury have retired and says: ‘Dear me, gentlemen, ten minutes to five, I declare ! I dine at five, gentlemen.’ ‘So do I, says everybody else except two men who ought to have dined at three, and seem more than half-disposed to stand out in conse- quence. The foreman smiles and puts up his watch. ‘Well, gentlemen, what do we say? Plaintiff, defendant, gentlemen? I rather think, so far as I am concerned, gentlemen — I say I rather think — but don’t let that influence you — I rather think the plain- tiff’s the man.’ ” OAe DOCKET 1930 Claims Against National Banks in Receivership PREFATORY NOTE Your Editor requested me to write a short article on “The Evolution of the Law of Real Property .” I told him I would do so, but, on reflection, it occurred to me that inasmuch as you have been receiving homeopathic doses upon the subject of real property during the course of your three years at school, it would be, per- haps, a relief to hear from me upon some subject which is entirely new to you so far as your law curriculum is concerned. The average law graduate has little, if any, knowledge concerning the establishment of claims against national banks in receivership, and generally has to educate himself in relation thereto when he is called upon to prepare and file such a claim. Hence, I have prepared the following brief discussion of some of the outstanding general principles concerning such claims in the hope that the same may be helpful to you as an introduction to the subject and as a basis of making your task easier, if, during the course of your practice, you have occasion either to represent the receiver of a national bank or to prosecute a claim against the receivership. The limited space here available precludes an extended treatment of the subject and prohibits any attempt toward complete citation of authorities. DISCUSSION ' receiver for a national bank may be appointed by the Comptroller of the Currency of the United States either on the ground of insolvency (which is most frequently the occasion for the appointment of a receiver) or for violation of certain provisions of the national banking laws (Sec. 1, Act of June 30, 1876, 19 Stat. L. 63, U. S. C., Title 12, Sec. 191 ; U. S. R. S. Secs. 5141, 5191, 5201, 5205, 5208, and 5234, U. S. C. Title 12, Secs. 54, 141-143, 83, 55, 501, 591 and 192). The assets of such a bank are then liquidated 1 by the receiver under the direction of the Comptroller of the Currency, for the primary purpose of settling the claims of creditors, in accordance with the procedure prescribed by U. S. R. S., secs. 5234, 5235 and 5236 (U. S. C., Title 12, Secs. 192, 193 and 194). Such liquidation is not under the supervision of either the state or Federal Courts, and is purely ad- ministrative in character (Kennedy vs. Gibson, 8 Wall. 498; Altman vs. McClin- tock, et al, 20 Fed. (2) 226; Hulse vs. Argetsinger, 12 Fed. (2) 933; In Re Earle, 92 Fed. 22 ; Snohomish County vs. Puget Sound National Bank, 81 Fed. 518), although Section 5234 U. S. R. S. does provide that sales of assets of, or compromises of debts due to, the receiver, shall be “upon the order of a court of competent jurisdiction.” (Incidentally it may be emphasized that such an order is essential to the passage of legal title to the asset, and to the validity of the com- promise so obtained, and the purchaser and his abstractor, in the case of a sale, and the debtor in the case of a compromise, should insist upon the record being complete in that respect). The creditor makes application for allowance of his claim upon a printed form provided by the receiver, and if the same is approved a Receiver’s Certificate is issued and subsequent dividends will be based upon such certificate. If the claim is disallowed the creditor may file suit in either a state or a Federal Court to establish his claim, but the judgment can do no more than establish the claim, and no execution can issue against the receiver, payment being a matter vested in the administrative discretion of the Comptroller. (Earle vs. Penn. 178 U. S. 449; Merrill vs. National Bank of Jacksonville, 75 Fed. 148; Allen vs. United States, 285 Fed. 678). DOCKET 1930 If such suit is filed in the State Court, the receiver has the right to remove the same to the Federal Court (regardless of diversity of citizenship or of the amount in controversy) on the ground that it is a suit arising under the laws of the United States of which the Federal District Court is given original jurisdiction, in that it is a suit involving the winding up of the affairs of a national bank (U. S. C., Title 28, Secs. 71 and 41, par. 16; Studebaker Corporation vs. First National Bank of Florence, et al. 10 Fed. (2) 590; Larabee Flour Mills vs. First National Bank, 13 Fed. (2) 330. Hence, ordinarily, the claimant will save time and expense by filing suit in the first instance in the Federal Court, inasmuch as receivers are under standing instructions to remove all such cases to the Federal Courts. Section 5235 U. S. R. S. (U. S. C., Title 12, Sec. 193) requires a public notice to be given to creditors for a period of three consecutive months, “calling on all persons who may have claims ” against such bank to make proof of claim, and consequently creditors have at least such minimum period within which to file application for proof of claim. However, at any time after the expiration of such period of public notice the Comptroller may, through the receiver, under the pro- visions of Section 5236 U. S. R. S. (U. S.C., Title 12, Sec. 194) make a “ratable dividend on all such claims as may have been proved to his satisfaction or adjudicated in a Court of competent jurisdiction, and, as the proceeds of such association are paid over to him, (he) shall make further dividends on all claims previously proved or adjudicated In view of the foregoing it is considered that it is important that the creditor prove his claim within the period of public notice, or at least prior to the time the Comptroller is ready to declare a dividend, as otherwise the creditor will have to await further collections by the receiver, and it may be that such subsequent collections will not be sufficient to pay the creditor who has deferred proving his claim the same amount of dividends paid to creditors previously proving their claims. If the claimant is indebted ' to the bank at suspension, the mutual debts and credits thus existing between the bank and the claimant are subject to set off at the demand of either party. Such debits and credits, in order to be subject to set off, must exist as of suspension (although not necessarily due at suspension; Scott vs. Armstrong, 146 U. S. 499), and they must be mutual in character (Scott vs. Armstrong, supra; Yardley vs. Clothier, 51 Fed. 506; Williams vs. Rose, 218 Fed. 898). For instance, an executor or trustee or agent, cannot set off his deposit carried in his representative capacity, against a debt due from him to the bank in his individual capacity (Federal Reserve Bank vs. Early, Receiver, 30 Fed. (2) 198; National Bank vs. Insurance Company, 104 U. S. 54; United States vs. Na- tional Bank, 73 Fed. 379; Morse on Banks and Banking, 6th Ed. Sec. 334). The assessment due from a shareholder of an insolvent bank in receivership is not such a debt as will be subject to set off by such shareholder against a deposit or other debt due him by the bank, and 1 in such case he must pay his assessment in full and take payment of his claim on a parity with other general creditors, in the form of ratable dividends (Williams vs. Rose, 218 Fed. 898; Wingate vs. Orchard, 75 Fed. 241; Morse on Banks and Banking, 6th Ed., Vol. 1, pg. 788). However, on principle, where such shareholder has a preferred or secured claim against the bank to which he is entitled to full payment, the right of set off would seem to exist, inasmuch as he woul d ' be receiving no greater preference or ad- vantage than that to which he would be entitled under the law. (Welles vs. Stout, 38 Fed. 807). Frequently the creditor’s claim is based upon collection items (checks, drafts, etc.) forwarded by a correspondent bank to the receivership bank, before suspen- One Hundred and Seventy OAe DOCKET 1930 sion, for collection and remittance, and suspension of the receivership bank occurs after collection but before remittance to the correspondent bank is completed. In such cases controversial questions arise as to the right of the correspondent bank to set off the amount of the unremitted items against any indebtedness owing by the correspondent bank to the suspended bank at the time of suspension. If the correspondent bank received the collection items from its depositors on such terms tha ' it became the owner of the items (City of Douglas vs. Federal Reserve Bank 271 U. S. 489), the correspondent bank undoubtedly has the right to set off the amount of said items against any money which it owes the suspended bank, inas- much as the suspended bank owes the amounts of the items to the correspondent bank as soon as it collects the same, and consequently mutuality of debits and credits exists at suspension. On the other hand, if the correspondent bank receives the items from its depositors merely as an intermediate forwarding and collecting agent, it would seem clear, on principle, that the suspended bank, upon collection of the items, does not owe the amounts thereof to the correspondent bank, but to the depositors of the correspondent bank who are the owners of the items, and consequently said depositors would be the real claimants against the suspended bank, and the correspondent bank could receiv e payment for the items only as the agent of its depositors. Therefore it would seem to follow, in such case, upon principles already discussed, that the correspondent bank cannot set off the amount due it as agent against the amount which it owes the suspended bank in its indi- vidual capacity, as there would not be mutuality of debits and credits between the two banks. This is the position taken in what is believed to be the latest case on the question (Federal Reserve Bank vs. Early, Receiver, 30 Fed. (2) 198; affirmed by the Supreme Court March 12, 1930, 74 L. Ed. 332), where it was held that the Reserve Bank, as agent of its depositors, could not set off the amount due it as forwarding agent of collection items against money it owed the suspended bank in its individual capacity for the cash surrender value of membership stock owned by the suspended bank ; but the court did permit the Reserve Bank to charge the reserve deposit balance of the suspended bank with the amount of the unremitted collection items, on the ground that a special contract existed among the parties granting the right to the Reserve Bank, in favor of its depositors as the owners of the items, to charge the reserve deposit. The determination of the question thus depends upon the facts in the particular case. See also Federal Reserve Bank vs. First National Bank, 277 Fed. 300, and Storing vs. First National Bank, 28 Fed. (2) 587, allowing the deposit of the suspended bank to be charged. It is believed, however, that these latter cases are distinguishable from the Early case, supra. Theoretically the creditor’s claim against the bank, even though it was non- interest bearing before suspension, bears interest from the date of suspension of the bank, inasmuch as the suspension of the bank is tantamount to a demand for payment and the deposit (or othef debt) then becomes overdue; but no one creditor can collect interest to the prejudice of the other creditors (Merchants ' National Bank vs. School District, 94 Fed. 705; White vs, Knox, 111 U. S. 784; Richard- son vs. Louisville Banking Co., 94 Fed. 442; Poisson vs. Williams, 15 Fed. (2) 582; Sexton vs. Drefus, 219 U. S. 339), and interest will be paid only where there are available funds to pay all creditors both principal and interest. The National Banking Laws contain no provisions for the allowance of pre- ferred claims against suspended 1 national hanks, but on the contrary Section 5236 U. S. R. S. provides, as already indicated, that the Comptroller shall make a “ratable dividend” upon the established claims. The allowance of preferred claims, as distinguished from the claims of general creditors, is the result of court OAe DOCKET 1930 decisions, and is based upon the theory that the assets in the hands of the receiver embrace property belonging to the preferred claimant, title to which had never vested in the bank and which, therefore, the bank had been holding in trust. For example, a bank may have received money for a specific purpose, or may have received items for collection and remittance, as distinguished from receiving the funds or the items on deposit, as a consequence of which it would be considered that title did not vest in the bank. Hence, under the foregoing theories, the Comp- troller, in the liquidation of an insolvent national bank, proceeds to make a ratable distribution of the proceeds of such of the assets as are available for the benefit of general creditors, but such property as may be identified or allocated as belong- ing to a preferred claimant is delivered to him, such delivery consisting of either the specific property so identified, or such funds in lieu thereof as were derived from said specific property, assuming that said funds were added to the general assets of the bank and had not been dissipated by the bank prior to suspension and were, consequently, taken over by the receiver. From the foregoing it may be noted that three elements must exist as the basis of a preferred claim against a suspended national bank : (a) A trust relationship between tbe suspended bank and tbe claimant. (b) Augmentation of the assets, of the bank as a result of the trust relation- ship, whereby the bank acquired actual funds (as distinguished from the making of mere bookkeeping entries) constituting tbe property of tbe claimant; (c) The tracing of such funds to the assets taken over by the receiver at suspension. (See Beard vs. Independent District, 88 Fed. 375; Empire State Surety Com- pany vs. Carroll County, 194 Fed. 593; Farmers National Bank vs. Prihble, 15 Fed. (2) 175). It has been held that the burden of proof is upon the preferred claimant to establish his claim. (Schuyler vs. Littlefield, 232 U. S. 707). The question of whether or not a preferred claim exists must be determined by the application of the Federal statutes and the Federal decisions, inasmuch as state statutes and decisions attempting to create a preference claim cannot encroach upon, or interfere with the plan of liquidation of national banks contemplated by Congress. (First National Bank vs. Missouri, 263 U. S. 640; Davis vs. Elmira Savings Bank, 161 U. S. 275; Easton vs. Iowa, 188 U. S. 220; Cook County National Bank vs. United States, 107 U. S. 445; Palo Alto County vs. Ulrich, 201 N. W. 132; First National Bank vs. Selden, 120 Fed. 212). The rights of a secured creditor of a suspended national bank are substantially different from the rights of a secured creditor in bankruptcy proceedings. In bankruptcy cases tbe secured creditor is required to apply the actual or estimated liquidation value of the collateral or security as a credit upon the amount of his claim, and is permitted to prove a claim for the balance only, and will therefore receive dividends only upon the amount of his claim as so reduced (U. S. C. Title 11, Sec. 93; In Re Davison, 179 Fed. 750; In Re Rudd, 180 Fed. 312). In na- tional bank receiverships, however, the secured creditor is permitted to prove the full amount of his claim without giving credit at that time for the actual or esti- mated ' liquidation value of the security, and is entitled to receive dividends upon the full amount of the claim, regardless of the security, until such time as. the dividends so received, plus the proceeds of such security as may have been actually liquidated, will pay off the claim in full, at which time the surplus, if any, of the security, will be delivered to tbe receiver. (Merrill vs. National Bank of Jackson- ville, 173 U. S. 131 ; Sexton, Trustee vs. Dreyfus, 219 U. S. 339). One Hundred and Seventy-two O ie DOCKET 1930 If the Comptroller becomes satisfied that the assets will not be sufficient to pay all creditors in full he may, under Section 5234 U. S. R. S. levy an assessment to enforce the shareholders’ liability imposed by Section 5151 U. S. R. S. as amended by Section 23 of the Act of December 23, 1913 (U. S. C. Title 12, Secs. 63, 64), whereby such shareholders are made individually responsible “for all con- tracts, debts and engagements of such association each to the amount of his stock therein, at the par value thereof, in addition to the amount invested in such stock.” Such shareholder may be required to pay such assessment to the full extent of the par value of the stock held by him, instead of merely paying a pro rata amount, but such stockholder has a right of contribution from the other stockholders. (First National Bank in Eureka vs. First National Bank of Eureka, 14 Fed. (2) 129). The levy of such assessment is discretionary with the Comptroller, and where he does not make an assessment the creditors have the right to enforce shareholders liability by a bill in equity under Section 2 of the Act of June 30, 1876 (U. S. C. Title 12, Sec. 65. See Wyman vs. Wallace, 201 U. S. 230, and other cases cited in Volume 12 U. S. C. A. pg. 146 et seq). The Comptroller (or the creditors and shareholders, where the Comptroller fails to act), may take appropriate action also against the officers and directors of the suspended bank to compel reimbursement, for the benefit of creditors, of all losses of the bank caused by knowing violations of the National Banking laws or by negligence and improper conduct, in the course of management of the affairs of the bank. (Briggs vs. Spaulding, 141 U. S. 132; Corsicana National Bank vs. Johnson, 251 U. S. 68; Bates vs. Dresser, 251 U. S. 524; Bowerman vs. Flamner, 250 U. S. 504; Rankin vs. Cooper, 149 Fed ' . 1010; White vs. Thomas, 37 Fed. (2) 452). When all creditors who have duly established their claims have been paid in full, the receivership may be closed, and the surplus of assets is distributed to the shareholders, of the suspended bank in accordance with the provisions of Section 3 of the Act of June 30, 1876, U. S. C. Title 12, Section 197). George P. Barse. 4 O ie DOCKET 1930 The Savant How glibly he speaks of contingent remainders, Choses in action, true bills, and attainders, Estates in fee simple, estates in fee tail, Habeas corpus, and also blackmail ; The doctrine cy pres to him is no bunk, He even discourses ’bout nunc pro tunc, Feme sole and feme covert ’thout any compunction Then tells all about the writ of injunction, Both pendente lite and final decree, And homicides of every degree ; Res ipsa loquitur, then he will venture, Estoppel, hereditaments, also indenture ; Shelley’s rule is familiar to him, And grounds for attachment he gives with a vim, And grounds for replevin and also divorce, Easy as falling off from a horse; Certiorari and quo warranto, Quantum meruit and accounts pro tanto, Specific performance, trover, conversion, Proceedings in rem, assumpsit, reversion ; But most remarkable, I must disclose, The canons of legal ethics he knows. Who is this savant of erudite knowledge? A professor of law at some famous college? Chief Justice sedate of our Supreme Court? A writer of text-books or of state report? These are but guesses, but all are quite wrong, None are as wise nor in legal lore strong As this scholarly wizard who merits applause For his masterly knowledge of all the laws — For now, as you probably have surmised, “The Law Students’ Quizzer” he’s memorized, And, with wagon hitched up high to a star, He’s ready to take the “exam” for the bar. ZA.e DOCKET 1930 ORGANIZATIONS O ke DOCKET DeuitY l. suepwtR.0 First Vice C funce llor OfeORCfe A.UOSPIDOR Master of the Rolls D . UUALTCIC UAGCN Chancellor OFFICERS 19 Z 9 M 93 O JOMN F. Mai DONALD Marshal. 1930 SAMU€L UAR.1USON Second Vice Chancellor F R€D R. C A 5 € Reftistrii of the iSicheqiier cy te DOCKET 1930 Si ma Nu Phi Fraternity (LEGAL) , DECLARATION OF SIGMA NU PHI v L i NiTED by the strong Tie of true brotherhood in the law, we mutually re- solve to labor for the good of our order, our country, and mankind. We will strive to promote the well-being of students and practitioners of the law, and to cultivate the ethics of the profession. To secure harmony and maintain good will, thereby perpetuating the Brotherhood, it shall be our earnest endeavor to suppress personal, sectional, religious, and political prejudices, as well as all unhealthy rivalry and selfish ambition. “To the end, therefore, that we achieve fraternal harmony and lasting benefit, we humbly implore the guidance and assistance of the Ruler of the Universe.” CHAPTERS Joseph H. Choate (Alpha ).... National University Law School, Washington, D. C. Charles Evans Hughes (Beta).... Georgetown University, Washington, D. C. William Howard Taft (Gamma) Detroit College of Law, Detroit, Mich. Gavin Craig (Epsilon) Univ. of Southern California, Los. Angeles, Cal. Jefferson Davis (Zeta) University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia John Marshall (Eta) John B. Stetson University, Deland, Florida Oliver Wendell Holmes (Theta ).... Washington College of Law, Washington, D. C. Champ Clark (Iota) St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri James G. Jenkins (Kappa) Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Richmond Pearson (Lambda) ......Duke University Law School, Durham, N. C. Russell H. Conwell (Mu) Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania William Mitchell (Nu) Northwestern College of Law, Minneapolis, Minnesota Stephen A. Douglas (Xi) Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois Edward Douglas White (Omicron) School of Law, Loyola Univ., New Orleans., La. John F. Shal forth (Pi) Westminster Law School, Denver, Colorado William Marvin Simmons (Rho) Hastings College of Law, University of California, San Francisco, Cal. Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper (Sigma ).... Vancouver Law School, Vancouver, B. C. Leon P. Lewis (Tau) University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky John W. Davis (Upsilon) Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa. Grant Fellows (Phi) Detroit City Law School, Detroit, Michigan Detroit Alumni Detroit, Michigan District of Columbia Alumni Washington, D. C. Richmond Alumni Richmond, Virginia St. Louis Alumni St. Louis, Missouri Milwaukee Alumni Milwaukee, Wisconsin Chicago Alumni Chicago, Illinois Los Angeles Alumni Los Angeles, California Minneapolis Alumni Minneapolis, Minnesota Louisville Alumni Louisville, Kentuckv One Hundred and Seventy ' seven ZAe DOCKET 1Q30 OAe DOCKET 1930 Si ma Nu Phi Fraternity 0 , LEGAL rganized February 12, 1903, at National University Law School. Joseph H. Choate (Alpha) Chapter installed same date. “Sigma Nu Phi Inn”, 1755 Que Street, Northwest, Washington, D. C. MEMBERS Faculty Hon. Charles F. Carusi Hon. Frederick L. Siddons Thomas H. Patterson Conrad H. Syme William A. Coombe Godfrey L. Munter Hon. James M. Beck Hon. Theodore C. Brentano Hon. Henry E. Davis Hon. Herbert J. Crane Honorary (Choate) Hon. Duncan U. Fletcher Hon. Oliver Wendell Holmes Hon. Jackson H. Ralston Hon. Lon A. Scott Hon. Hannis Taylor James E. L. Artis Andrew G. Bowie Charles H. Bair Roy Butrum C. Nelson Bean Guy M. Carlon Gaston D. Chesteen Fred R. Case Charles L. Curtiss, Jr. Wm. F. Colcock Francisco A. Colon E. R. Dowling George C. Damm Publio A. Esperdy Albert W. Fox Ralph S. Gayton Charles C. Guy Byron T. Gardner Dr. Walter L. Hagen Choate Chapter (Active) Maj. Neal A. Harper Samuel R. Harrison George A. Huspidor James D. Herrman John Allen Hart Wm. A. Klutz Wm. P. Kilgore John E. Kelly James C. Ladd Dr. Thomas L. Miller Francis G. Morrison Clyde R. Maxwell A. J. McGarraghy James F. MacDonald Austin Joseph Naylor John C. Nevitt George A. Ninas, Jr. Edmund H. O’Brien Eugene Ohlander Arthur E. Otto Amos T. Pagter Joseph E. Phillips Joseph J. Pratt Ernest R. Redmond Dr. Garrett C. Rush George G. Rhoades Linnaeus T. Savage Dewey L. Shepherd Melville B. Shorey David B. Strubinger A. G. Southworth Randall P. Starkey J. Oliver Timpe Francis L. Van Haaften George F. Viault Charles B. Watkins Clarence B. Weise One Hundred and Seventy-nine O ie DOCKET 1930 €D£ L I N COTTON AND ICSON JOWNS PAILT LOW CAUPCNTCK KCLLY WILLCY 5WOUP SMITH PANCOAST MANN MARTIN 5 €TA CHAPTGR, ■ JL e£ a 1 ( ■ F r i c e r n i r y 1929 -1930 PAVID50N KtLLY MJFFU PUVAIL LAUDtILDALfc MOCKAB66 BILOWN SUTTON VAUOUN FULTON COILNtLIUS ieo tiers CU IUOMY la let OAe DOCKET 1930 Phi Beta Gamma Le al Fraternity - (Beta Chapter) QfJ L ' U the brethren of Phi Beta Gamma Legal Fraternity, in order to establish and perpetuate a union of brotherly love dedicated to mutual helpfulness, service and fraternalism, aiming to develop and stimulate a respect for the law of the land and learning in its various branches, to promote zeal and ambition in its study, to maintain the high standards of the American Bar, and for the advance- ment of the highest ideals of ethical and professional honor, do ordain and adopt this constitution as the supreme law of Phi Beta Gamma Legal Fraternity. HONORARY MEMBERS Honorable Harlan Fiske Stone Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States Honorable Charles H. Robb Associate Justice, Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia Honorable Jennings Bailey Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the District of Columbia Honorable Peyton Gordon Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the District of Columbia ACTIVE CHAPTERS Alpha Georgetown University, Washington, D. C. Beta National University, Washington, D. C. Delta St. Paul College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota Epsilon . George Washington University, Washington, D. C. Eta Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee Gamma Minneapolis College of Law, Minneapolis, Minnesota Zeta Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana Theta Jefferson School of Law, Louisville, Kentucky ALUMNI CHAPTERS Minneapolis, Minnesota St. Paul. Minnesota Washington, District of Columbia One Hundred and Eighty-one QAe DOCKET 1930 William L. Cann Chief Justice J. Onsley Smith Chancellor E. A. Ginnetti Bailiff Joseph M. Pancoast Clerk John C. Davidson Associate Justice Anthony F. Ruffu Marshal Louis H. Mann Historian ACTIVE MEMBERS Anderson, A. Guy Andrews, Lloyd G. Betor, T. L. Boone, Daniel F. Brown, George W. Cann, William L. Carpenter, Ben F. Chromy, Ben J. Cornelius, Arthur Cotton, John A. Davidson, John C. Duvall, William E. Edelin, John W., Jr. Fulton, Capt. Frank F. Ginnetti, E. A. Herrell, Henry G. Hill, Sidney B. Johns, W. A. Kelly, Harold P. Kelly, John B. Lake, F. M. Lauderdale, James W. Mann, Louis H. Martin, William F. Mockabee, Allan D. Pancoast, Joseph M. Partlow, William F. Roberts, R. E. Ruffu, Anthony C. Shoup, Samuel C. Smith, J. Onsley Sutton, Granger G. Vaughn, George Willey, James A. Williams, Robert I. OAe DOCKET 1930 W.A . 56AMAN Inis u t t r od«gr£,c C h i p I J. i n OFFICERS K.L. tMU CW Clin c e II o i ° a k lta (uapt c J. F. DONALD ION Vice CU n c e l I o r B. j. i I MMi Seer e r i r y B. 0. OH ON Asst.Secrctirv Treasurer OAe DOCKET 1930 J.B..AR.M STRONG S l GMA D6LTA KAPPA T ij CWAPT6U. M6MB6RS AW.CI-tAIU.AND A.C.UIOOTeN K..M. DAVI U.C.BfeAVCICS G.F (ilCOVC M.M.tCfeNDIUnC. O te DOCKET 1930 Si ma Delta Kappa Intercollegiate Law Fraternity Character Scholarship his organization was founded at the University of Michigan in 1914 to foster and encourage a spirit of brotherly love and affection ; to promote the moral and intellectual well-being of its members; to further the best interest of the Fraternity, the schools in which its chapters are located, and the Government of the United States. MU CHAPTER National University Jesse C. Byrd Assoc. Justice, Supreme Council Grand Chapter Chancellor, Mu Chapter Walter W. Bryan Vice-Chancellor B. W. Henderson Secretary H. Winship Wheatley, Jr. Treasurer B. F. Taylor Ass’t. Treas. Scc’y W. W. Bastian G. P. Barse C. S. Lobingler R. H. Denton Chaplain HONORARY Roger O’Donnell H. W. Wheatley Glenn Willett One Hundred and Eighty-five O Le DOCKET 1930 Si ma Delta Kappa ACTIVE J. H. Atkinson L. H. King E. A. Armstrong G. O. Kane H. C. Beavers L. A. McDonald W. W. Bryan H. H. Kendrick A. H. Charland J. M. Lynham A. S. Cudmore Wm. E. McCain E. Desgres J. C. Marchant J. F. Donaldson A. J. Maxwell Wm, E. Deering B. O. Olson K. M. Davis H. L. Seaman R. L. Emrich B. S. Simms K. M. Foust M. L. Smith G. P. Grove A. C. Wooten J. E. Hollman O ie DOCKET 1930 Chapters of Sig,ma Delta Kappa Fraternity (Legal) Alpha Chapter University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan. Gamma Chapter Benjamin Harrison Law School Indianapolis, Indiana. Zeta Chapter Valparaiso University Valparaiso, Indiana. Eta Chapter University of Indianapolis Indianapolis, Indiana. Theta Chapter Chattanooga College of Law Chattanooga, Tennessee. Kappa Chapter Atlanta Law School Atlanta, Georgia. Lambda Chapter Detroit College of Law Detroit, Michigan. Mu Chapter National University Washington, D. C. Nu Chapter Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois. Xi Chapter University of Georgia Athens, Georgia. 0 micron Chapter Ohio Northern University Ada, Ohio. Pi Chapter Cumberland University Lebanon, Tennessee. Rho Chapter San Francisco Law School San Francisco, California. Tau Chapter DePaul University Law School Chicago. Illinois. Upsilon Chapter Minnesota College of Law Minneapolis. Minnesota. Phi Chapter Hastings College of Law San Francisco, California. Chi Chapter University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Psi Chapter St. Joseph Law School St. Joseph, Missouri. Omega Chapter Chicago-Kent College of Law Chicago, Illinois. Alpha Alpha Chapte r University of Illinois Champaign, Illinois. Alpha Beta Chapter Westminster Law School Denver, Colorado. Alpha Delta Chapter St. Johns College of Law Brooklyn, New York. Alpha Epsilon Chapter University of Louisville Louisville, Kentucky. Alpha Zeta Chapter John R. Neal College of Law Knoxville, Tennessee. Alpha Theta Chapter University of Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee. Alpha Iota Chapter University of Baltimore Baltimore, Maryland. Alpha Kappa Chapter Lake Erie School of Law Cleveland, Ohio. Alpha Lambda Chapter Wake Forest College, School of Law Wake Forest, North Carolina. Alpha Mu Chapter Columbus University Washington, D. C. Alpha Nu Chapter Des Moines College of Law Des Moines, Iowa. m m One Hundred and Eighty ' Seven DOCKET 1930 wmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm SAtDMAN Guide OGLPeLD C h p 1 43 n PUAA.PX Seri b c TkeO€k WiStf r V A (b fke;Nicopp 2 X c h e (j q e r AAILON SON Senior Warden Mwnm ZAe DOCKET 1930 Alpha Eta Phi INTERNATIONAL LAW FRATERNITY Alpha Beta Chapter National University Law School Founded December 20, 1924 ound by the True spirit of Fraternalism, we, the brethren of the Alpha Beta Chapter, earnestly declare ourselves to cherish, sustain and promote brotherly love and unity, among ourselves and those with whom we associate in our daily pursuits ; to perpetuate the American standard of scholarship in the study of the law ; to maintain and elevate that estimable virtue of assisting others, and to guard those high standards of the American Bar, which secures the highest ideals of integrity pertaining to the Legal Profession. Edward A. Aaronson OFFICERS Alpha Beta Chapter E. Joel Treger Master Jack I. Resnicoff Nathan Needle Senior Warden Exchequer Guide Myer Pumps Albert Gelfeld David Saidman Scribe Chaplain Guard HONORARY Honorable Milton Strasburger Edward A. Aaronson B. R. Bodner Louis B. Cohen Fishel Cornfield Aaron Crowell Abraham Erlichman Benjamin Freed ' son Albert Gelfeld Reuben Goldberg Israel Gordon Morton Albert Hartstall ACTIVE Charles I. Kaplan Morris Kraisel David Krupsaw Samuel Lebowitz Saul G. Licktenberg Morris A. Marks Reuben K. Millstein Benjamin Moss Nathan Needle Victor Perlmutter Myer Pumps Jack I. Resnicoff Sol Ro thbard David Saidman David Schatzow D. D’Orsay Sherma. Max L. Shulman Louis Singer Leon Smallwood Nathan Norman Steinman E. Joel Treger Samuel R. Zetzer CHAPTERS Alpha — New York University Beta — Fordham University Gamma — New York University Delta — Brooklyn City College Epsilon — City College of New York Iota — University of Iowa Sigma — University of Alabama Theta — St. John’s Law School Zcta — Brooklyn Law School Alpha Beta — National University Law School O te DOCKET 1930 4 Kappa Beta Pi Leg,al Sorority (International) t VAPPA beta pi legal sorority was organized December 15, 1908, at Chicago Kent College of Law, for the purpose of promoting a higher professional standard among women law students and lawyers, and strengthening, by educational and social activities, the ties of friendship among them. Kappa Beta Pi is the oldest legal sorority in existence, and by its progressive and earnest endeavors has be- come of international scope and influence, there being at present one chapter in Canada and one in Paris, France, in addition to the thirty-four student and eight alumnae chapters in recognized law schools in the United States. Kappa Beta Pi is the first fraternal organization — general or professional — to install a chapter in Continental Europe. Kappa Beta Pi numbers among its honorary members such women as Judge Kathryn Sellers of the Juvenile Court of the District of Columbia; Mrs. Ellen Spencer Mussey, dean emeritus, Washington College of Law; Judge Florence E. Allen of the Supreme Court of Ohio; Helena Normanton, England ' s first woman barrister; Mme. Susanne Grinberg of Paris, France; Dr. Freda Bahl of the Juvenile Court of Berlin, Germany; Dr. Maria Hagemeyer of Cologne, Germany; Judge Mary Bartelme of the Juvenile Court of Chicago; Mrs. Burnita Sheldon Mathews, the first woman to receive a degree from the National University; and many others. ACTIVE CHAPTERS Alpha , Chicago-Kent College of Law Beta , Northwestern University Gamma , DePaul University Delta , University of Chicago Epsilon, Washington College of Law Zeta, John Marshall School of Law, Chicago Eta, University of Texas Theta , Kansas City College of Law Iota, University of California Lambda , University of Detroit Mu, Detroit College of Law Nu, George Washington University Xt, University of Michigan Omicron , National University Pi, Washington University Rho, University of Iowa Sigma , Cornell University Tau, Boston University Upsilon , Syracuse University Phi, University of Illinois Chi, University of Oregon Psi, University of Wisconsin Omega , University of Southern California Alpha, Alpha, John Marshall School of Law, Toronto, Canada Alpha Nu, Ohio State University Alpha Xi, University of Oklahoma Alpha Omicron, University of Paris, Paris, France Alpha Alumnae, St. Louis, Mo. Beta Alumnae, New York City Gamma Alumnae , Los Angeles, California Delta Alumnae, Cleveland, Ohio Epsilon Alumnae, Chicago, Illinois Zeta Alumnae, Detroit, Michigan Eta Alumnae, Washington, D. C. 1 beta Alumnae, Kansas City, Missouri Alpha Beta , University of Minnesota Alpha Gamma , Southwestern University Alpha Delta , Buffalo University Alpha Epsilon, Chicago Law School Alpha Zeta , Marquette University Alpha Eta , Hastings College of Law Alpha Theta, Loyola University Alpha Iota, St. Louis University Alpha Kappa, Creighton University Alpha Lambda, University of Nebraska Alpha Mu, Osgoode Hall School of Law, Cleveland One Hundred and Ninety OAe DOCKET 1930 Kappa Beta Pi Le al Sorority Omicron Chapter ' — y ince its organization on May 3, 1921, at National University, at a time when women law students were struggling for recognition, Omicron Chapter has steadily progressed toward its goal to increase the number of women students in the school. The result of those efforts is most gratifying. It stands ready at all times to aid women in the study of law, and to encourage any movement for the benefit of mankind, and is particularly interested in the removal of restrictions against women in the professions. While the primary purpose of the sorority is to further its members interests in the field of law, yet it includes in its activities many occasions for happy social enjoyment. CHAPTER PATRONS Judge Frederick L. Siddons Mrs. Frederick L. Siddons Mrs. Aebert Putney CHAPTER OFFICERS Edith M. Cooper, Dean Bertha R. Lane, Associate Dean Frances D. Foeey, Chancellor Lida K. Cole, Registrar Ellen K. Raedy, Marshall ACTIVE MEMBERS Edwina Avery Marjorie Bartlett Helen Bowers Harriet Buckingham Lida K. Cole Alice K. Conner Edith M. Cooper Grace S. Dawson Mabelle Ellis Kathleen O’Brien Fisher Constance Fogel Frances D. Foley Virginia Harrison May Hodder Addie Hughes Ella Jones Grace Kanode Pearl B. Klein Bertha R. Lane Rose McCabe Frances A. Marshall Sara T. Mero Helen E. Mooney Catherine E. Myers Mary McColligan Achsa V. Moore Sarah Muchmore Hazel Palmer Mae T. Peacock Sarah W. Sechrest Frances R. Shugrue Mildred Sisler Evelyn J. Spencer Virginia Stanford Abbie Taylor Marian G. Wilcox One Hundred and Ni n ety ' one ZAe DOCKET 1930 OAe DOCKET 1930 Pki Delta Delta Le al Fraternity (International) Founded at the Law School of the University of Southern California November 11, 1911 ALPHA LAMBDA CHAPTER A NATIONAL UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL j iyPHA lambda chapter of Phi Delta Delta was installed as an adjunct to the Law School of National University on July 1, 1928, with the former Assistant Attorney General, Hon. Mabel Walker Willebrandt, who is the National Honorary President of Phi Delta Delta, and Grace B. Knoeller, National President of the organization, presiding. Phi Delta Delta demands high scholarship and character as prerequisite to membership. One Hundred and T inety-three O he DOCKET 1930 ALPHA LAMBDA CHAPTER of the PHI DELTA DELTA LEGAL FRATERNITY OFFICERS Jean Stephenson President Elizabeth Kingsland Prender Vice- President-Treasurer Florence Curoe Chaplain Zoda Vern Greenlee Custodian Nettie Young Jones Registrar Genevieve R. Pratt Reporter MEMBERS Bauer, Emma Biggs, Mary M. Burke, Mildred Chase, Anna Curoe, Florence Greenlee, Zoda Jones, Nettie Young Korte, Dorothy Nelson, Mary Phelan, Bessie Pickett, Kathryne Pratt, Genevieve R. Prender, Elizabeth Roland, Charlene Sakis, Mabel Benson Stephenson, Jean Tabb, Rose Thomas, Maryanna Webster, Ann One Hundred and Ninety ' four OAe DOCKET 1930 For the Defense C_y have no special regard for Satan, but I can at least claim that I have no prejudice against him. It may even be that I have been a little in his favor, on we never hear his side. We have none but the evidence for the prosecution, and account of his not having a fair show. All religions issue Bibles against him, but yet we have rendered the verdict. To my mind this is irrgular. It is un-English, it is un-Amrican. Of course, Satan has some kind of a case, it goes without saying. It may be a poor one, but that is nothing; that can be said about any of us. As soon as I can get the facts I will undertake his rehabilitation myself, if I can find an impolite publisher. It is a thing which we ought to do for anybody who is under a cloud. We may not pay him reverence, for that would be indiscreet, but we can at least respect his talents. A person who has for untold centuries maintained the impos- ing position of spiritual head of four-fifths of the human race, and political head of the whole of it, must be granted the possession of executive abilities of the loftiest order. In his large presence the other popes and politicians shrink to mid- gets for the microscope. I would like to see him. I would rather see him and shake him by the tail than any other member of the European Concert. O ie DOCKET 1930 LO U I S tNGLe Sergexr.t it Arms DAVID 5IM0NS Vi ce - F r e s 1 d e n t G€OR.G 6 W. S VUTH A 1 m o n e r oeoR.ce p. GRove Preside n r R..R.. BAUM Treasurer MAH.W c.BeAve i $ e c r e t a r y DAN I €L BOON e H e v a. 1 d OAe DOCKET 1930 National University Masonic Club Affiliated until the National League of Masonic Clubs OFFICERS Thomas L. Mieeer President Ben Deutsch Secretary John H. SchoolEy Herald R. R. Baum Treasurer George W. Smith Chaplain David Simons Vice-President D. L. Shepherd Marshal on H. A. Tolson Publicity ✓ore than nine years have passed since that small group of Master Masons conceived the idea of establishing, within the halls of National University, an or- ganization founded upon those fundamental principles of Brotherly Love, Relief, and Truth. There were only twenty men, but under the guidance of able and active brothers, with the hearty support and cooperation of Dean Carusi, this club has developed into one of the largest and most active organizations of the Univer- sity. Sharing the burden of a brother Mason, exerting an influence in behalf of all that is good and worthwhile for our Alma Mater, that has been the program of work upon which we have thrived and developed. During the past year, under the enthusiastic leadership of President Miller, the Club has taken on new life and vigor, and much has been done to establish that feeling of good fellowship among the members of the student body and eliminate the friction and animosity which at times arises out of the political and social en- counters of school life. No account of the National University Masonic Club and the part which it occupies in our school life should be presented without some mark of respect and tribute to the memory of those whose hour-glass has run its course. For many years Albert H. Putney and Henry L. Rathbone had walked among us, instructing and preparing us for that great profession in which they had attained high honor and distinction. But the grim scythe of time comes to all men and with the passing of these good brothers, National has suffered a great loss. The impress of their personality will linger long upon the hearts and minds of all who knew them. One Hundred and Ninety ' Seven CLAR6NC6 B W6156 CUARL6S W. BAIR GGORG6 F VI AULT oaston o.u-umeN JOHN C NfcVITT J.OLtV€RTIMP£ Da GARR€TTCRU5H SRNtST R.RtDMOND MBVILU B 5MOR6Y AM 05 T PAGTGR ROY BUTRUM C CW 6 STGR GUY Da TMOMAf MIU 6 R IT 5 A VAG € € RALPH DOWLING J056PH J PRATT JAM 65 6.T. ART 1 5 060RG6 NINA JR RALPH 5. GAVTON GUY M CARLON OAe DOCKET 1930 CHARL65 B IUATMN5 MAJ. NfcAt A UARP6R C.F. R€ D AOND A-G. JOUTW WORTH PAVID 6 STRUBING6R 2Ae DOCKET 1930 National Anderson, W. L. Bair, C. H. Baum, R. R. Baxter. K. C. Bean, E. T. Beavers, H. C. Boone, D. F. Boyner, E. E. Carlon, G. M. Carter, R. C. Carusi, U. J. A. Cudmore, A. S. Dann, G. Demarest, C. A., Tr. Engel, L. Everett, S. B. Friedenberg, N. Griffith, G. R. Grove, G. P. Guv, C. C. Hagen, W. L. Bastian, Walter M. Boone, Turin B. Carusi, Charles F. Dent, L. A. Edelin, George E. Emerson, Bertrand, Jr. Gibson, Ernest W. Haycraft, E. P. University Masonic Club ACTIVE MEMBERS Hall, A. W. Harnsberger, R. T. Hawes, A. Herman, P. Hooker, J. C. Hoover, C. W. Kellahin, R. M. Kelly, W. F., Jr. Kull, D. F. Maxwell, C. R. McCain, W. E. McCullough, R. W. Miller, J. F. Miller, T. E. Murr, C. Otto, A. E. Pagter, A. T. Petrie, K, Plotzky, A. H. Potthoff, H. G. Pratt, J. J. Preyer, A. E. Pruitt, L. G. Resnicoff, J. I. Rush, G. C. Schilz, H. L. Schooley, J. H. Sharho ff, E. F. Shepherd, D. L. Sievers, E. C. Simons, D. Smith, G. W. Southworth, A. G. Sutton, G. G. Tevyaw, M. A. Thralls, F. Timpe, J. O. Tolson, H. A. Watkins, C. B. Weiss, L. H. Windham, R. K. Wingate, C. L. HONORARY MEMBERS Keeler, John B. Keene, Henry C. Keiper, J. C. Munter, Godfrey Lebingier, Charles S. Neff, Charles M. O’Donnell, Roger Pergler, Charles Peyser, J. I. Peyser, T. D. Risley, Theodore G. Robb, Charles H. Siddons, F. L. Strasburger, M. Syme, Conrad. Troutman, L. H. O ie DOCKET 1930 OAe DOCKET 1930 Cy Press Club OFFICERS Grace Kanode President Achsa V. Moore Vice-President Helen Bowers Secretary Marjorie Bartlett Treasurer Maryane Thomas Reporter Virginia Harrison Sergeant-at-Arms C Ch E Cy Pres Club, organized contemporaneously with the advent of women into the Law School ten years ago, claims the distinction of being the largest women’s organization in National University. Among its members are to be found the students of both the Law School and the School of Economics and Govern- ment. The Cy Pres Club aims to engender a social unity among the women of Na- tional, and that it is succeeding is attested by the fact that the membership roster is steadily lengthening, in consonance with the growth of the feminine element in the School. Acton, Irene C. April, Pearl Buckingham, Harriet Foley, Frances Hughes, Addie A. Kline, Marguerite Lewis, Libbey S. Lucas, Isabel Bauer, Emma B. Burke, Mildred Curoe, Florence Hardy, Minnie May Hill, Margaret James, Thelma A. Korte, Dorothy C. McMillan, Ida Two Hundred and One MEMBERS Nelson, Mary B. Bigos, Mary M. Carte, Anna Cohen, Julia Cohen, Ruth Dopp, Maude M. Fisher, Kathleen O’Brien Harper, Hazel Kolker, Lillian Lipscomb, Irene McCathran, Marie F,. McCoy, Oma E. Mooney, Helen Rhine, Alice Tabor, S. Elizabeth Weber, Emma M. Glassmire, Madge B. Phelan, Bessie Pickett, Kathryn Roland, Charlene Pratt, Genevieve Taylor, Abbie Martin, E. Lydia Miller, Ruth Palmer, Hazel Spencer, Evelyn J. Stanford, Virginia Sakis, Mabel Benson Taxin, Ida S. ka DOCKET 1930 ROCKY MOUNTAIN L AW CLUB NATIONAL UNIVERSITY X % O ie DOCKET 1930 Rocky Mountain Law Club OFFICERS John Cotton President A. Sherman Christenson Genevieve R. Pratt Secretary Vice-President Carroll Yoakum T reasurer HONORARY MEMBERS Hon. William H. King, of Utah Member of United States Senate Hon. Addison T. Smith, of Idaho Member of House of Representatives MEMBERS Anderson, Guy W. Christensen, A. Sherman Cotton, John A. Hales, Wallace M. Hansen, Paul W. Harris, George Hatch, Ray C. Monson, Ezra P., Jr. I|ancoast, Joseph M. Pratt, Genevieve R. Reid, J. Allison Smith, Asael J. Swenson, Douglas Q ie DOCKET 1930 Justice By Compromise “ ‘Did you take the $1000 from Sam?’ inquired the judge. “The defendant pondered a moment and answered, ‘If I say I did what will you give me?’ ‘‘The judge mentioned a series of years that mounted into two figures. “The defendant was non-committal. “ ‘Are you going to plead or not?’ inquired the assistant district attorney. “ ‘What kind of pleas have you?’ asked the defendant. “The assistant district attorney rubbed his hands briskly and beamed at the customer. “ ‘We have some very nice pleas today. What would you say to the first degree robbery?’ “ ‘How much?’ shopped the defendant. “ ‘Oh, twenty years,’ assured the assistant district attorney. “ ‘Too much,’ objected the defendant. ‘I can’t give that much.’ “ ‘First degree suits you so well. You are just the type.’ “ ‘No-o! What else have you?’ “ ‘Well, we have some nice second degree robberies.’ “ ‘How much are those?’ “ ‘Fifteen years.’ “‘I can’t stand fifteen: no, I can’t stand fifteen. What else have you?’ “ ‘We have third degree robbery.’ “ ‘How much are they?’ “ ‘Our third degree robberies are ten years.’ “The defendant still appeared dissatisfied. “ ‘It’s getting terrible, these sentences,’ he declared. ‘It’s getting so you can’t look at a crime for less than five or ten years now.’ “ ‘Our ten-year sentences wear well,’ the assistant district attorney as- sured him. “‘No, I don’t want — I don’t believe — have you any petty larcenies? I’ll take a nice petty larceny if you have one.’ “At this point, according to the commentator, the judge stopped the col- loquy and said, ‘This is not bargain day here. You go on trial for a first de- gree robbery.’ ” Two Hundred and Four OAe DOCKET 1930 The Phillipine Columbians Jose A. De Jesus President Mauro Baradi Vice-President C. Elbo Tobias Secretary-T reasurer Braueio M. Rileon Historian MEMBERSHIP ROLL Gervasio Sese Leon Arboliras Rafael Pomulo Inocencio Arellano he Philippine Columbians extend cordial greetings from the Philippines. Notwithstanding our small membership, we feel that much has been ac- complished this year in promoting friendly relations and mutual understand- ing with the student body of this University. It may be interesting to mention that two Filipino graduates of this in- stitution, members of the 1905 Class, are now prominent in Philippine public life. They are Hon. Filemon E. Perez, member of the Philippine Cabinet, and Hon. Antonio C. Torres, President of the Municipal Board of the City of Manila. Other Filipino graduates of earlier years are doing creditable work in private life. As in previous years, degrees will be conferred upon some of our mem- bers this year. To them we say: Godspeed and good luck! May they prove worthy of the name of their Alma Mater and of the country of their birth ! The Philippine Columbians desire to publicly acknowledge their grati- tude and appreciation for the fine college spirit and kindly attitude shown at all times by the faculty and student body to the members of our organiza- tion. The members also desire to express hereby their deep appreciation of the honors brought to the association by our President, Jose A. de Jesus, who is also President of the Filipino Club of Washington, D. C., and Vice-Presi- dent, Mauro Baradi, both members of the Philippine bar, as well as the Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia and the Supreme Court of the United States. They won all the debates wherein they participated, including one against the George Washington University, and another held under the aus- pices of the “Little Congress’’ whose membership includes all secretaries of Senators and Representatives of the U. S. Congress. Mr. Baradi, besides winning the 1929 Oratorical Contest of the Filipino Club, has also prepared a digest of Cases on American Constitutional Law, which, according to a written statement of Dr. Charles Pergler, “have proved of exceptional benefit to the students in the course”. Braulio M. Rillon, Historian. 4 0. ke DOCKET 1930 C_ hink of the odd quarter of an hour in the morning before breakfast, the odd half-hour after breakfast, remember the chance to read, or figure, or think with concentration on your own career, that comes now and again in the day. All of these opportunities are the by-products of your daily existence. Use them, and you may find what many of the greatest concerns have found, that the real profit is in the utilization of the by-products. Among the aimless, unsuccessful or worthless, you often hear talk about ‘killing time.’ The man who is always killing time is really killing his own chances in life; while the man who is destined to success is the man who makes time live by making it useful.” Two Hundred and Six T)Ae DOCKET 1930 Choosing, Your Career By Hon. John W. Davis ou should have a good digestion, to quote a famous English chief justice, if you are to become a successful lawyer. Likewise, you need to possess real character and the industrious traits of the bee. The profession also demands an analytical mind — the ability to get at the root of a proposition and to sep- arate essentials from non-essentials. Furthermore, you must be an excellent judge of human nature and have a sound moral sense, together with the determination to work hard until you have accomplished your set task. The law is no profession for the drone or shirker. To succeed in it you have to labor and study unceasingly and to put in long hours in office and court. An old saying has it that a lawyer works hard, lives well and dies poor. There is much truth in it. You should be something of a business man to make strides in the pro- fession. Very often you will be called upon to advise clients on matters that have a decided business aspect aside from the legal. Such problems require more than mere knowledge of the law. Great Oratory Unnecessary Don’t think you have to be a great orator to succeed as a lawyer. If your reasoning powers are of high order and you have a logical mind, with the other qualifications, you will find ample satisfaction and sufficient finan- cial rewards without the gift of oratory. Some of the greatest lawyers in the country are not famed for their talents as speakers. Daniel Webster summed up the matter when he said : “The power of clear statement is the great power of the bar.” If you have the gifts of persuasion, clear and logical expression and are keen and alert, you will succed as a trial lawyer. If you lack some of these qualities, but possess other necessary traits, you might get the best results by devoting your time to office work. Long preliminary training is required of the law student nowadays be- fore he is qualified to seek admission to the bar in most States. The require- ments will become even more stringent as the years go by. Generally speak- ing, you can utilize six years of collegiate work in order to be best equipped for your career in the legal profession. Such a course, combining the cultural with the legal, will furnish you with the broad general education that is more and more being demanded of lawyers. It will equip you with a knowledge of history, philosophy, litera- ture, economics and with a broad grasp of English, provided, of course, that you are an intelligent student. With such a background your legal education will have a greater value than if you restricted your studies to the law. Those of you who can’t afford the longer course need not be discouraged. You can obtain a broad, cultural background by wide and intelligent reading. Two Hundred and Seven 04.2 DOCKET 1930 Do as much of this as you can, regardless of your preliminary education. The variety of cases that arise in the practice of law demand a knowledge of many subjects. When your law course has been completed, and you have been admitted to the bar, your next step will depend on circumstances. If you already have had practical service in a law office and have the necessary finances and pros- pects of an immediate clientele, you can start practice in your own office. Smaller Community If you intend practicing in a smaller community, where, if your oppor- tunities may be somewhat limited, your living expenses will be less and the demands put upon you physically fewer, this would be the wiser course for most of you. Outside the big cities the financial rewards at the top are not so great, but they are bigger in the intermediate stages. If it is your plan to practice law in a larger city, you would perhaps find it of advantage to enter the employ of a firm. If you have not completed the necessary clerkship it would be necessary for you to do this. You can earn on an average of $2,000 a year at the start if you can qualify for a position with one of the large city firms. You will have to be an outstanding student in college to get such an opportunity. Your future, if you make such a connection, is in your own hands. If you hang out your shingle in a smaller community you will be do- ing well if you are making expenses at the end of two or three years. How- ever, you will have a chance there to emerge sooner as a figure in public and professional affairs. Big law firms in the cities will offer you plenty of opportunity if you have ability. You will have the chance to work on cases of increasing impor- tance as you progress, whether you associate yourself with one upon finish- ing your college course or after a period of practice outside the metropolitan areas. Such an association might lead to a partnership or to an important post with a big corporation. Few of you can attain such success, but the goal and incentive are there for the capable ones. Financial Gain Secondary Don’t be induced to take up the profession by prospects of financial gain. While you will be assured of a living if you are capable, you should not enter practice unless the law appeals to you as an attractive life’s work. The profession offers you a great opportunity for public service and a gateway to public life, because you are constantly studying the problems of government. For that reason you are better equipped to deal with them than the average man in other walks of life. The practice of law furnishes a constant stimulant to your intellectual powers through the variety of demands put upon you. While you will have to do a certain amount of drudgery, you will have no dull times mentally. And that, aside from financial and recompense. other considerations, is a decided Two Hundred and Eight OAe DOCKET 1930 ACTIVITIES 4 DOCKET 1930 “The violet is much too shy, The rose too little so, I think I’ll ask the buttercup If I may be her beau. When winds go by, I’ll nod to her And she will nod to me, And I will kiss her on the cheek As gently as may be. And when the mower cuts us down, Together we will pass, I smiling at the buttercup, She smiling at the grass.” ¥- Two Hundred and Ten O ie DOCKET 1930 National University Law Review THE EDITORIAL STAFF Robert L. Emrick Editor-in- Chief ASSISTANT EDITORS Francisco Colon Gordiany James D. Herrman Walter L. Hagen Louis H. King Camilo Osias FACULTY ADVISORS Prof. Theodore Peyser Prof. Fred P. Myers Prof. Hayden Johnson Dean Charles Pergler Dr. C. D. Kojouharoff Two Hundred and Eleven Ofu 2 DOCKET 1930 The Burden of froof- (The E-ditror and {he pocked THEME DRAWINGS It is with deep appreciation that we extend our thanks to Mr. Kenneth Stubbs, of Washington, for his valuable aid in designing and executing the theme drawings for this book. The brilliant quality of his work speaks for itself. The Editor. Two Hundred and Twelve O te DOCKET 1930 BAR EXAMINATION COURSE Three years at National plus O’Leary’s Bar Course never fail to make a law- yer. Turn to Mr. O’Leary’s full page advertisement for more detailed information regarding his courses, then make an appointment to see him without delay. Two Hundred and Thirteen O ie DOCKET 1930 SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES FOR THE BAR For many years National University has enjoyed the reputation of having prepared a larger percentage of successful candidates for the Bar than any other school in W ashington. We have found that one of the reasons for this enviable record is the fact that National students have learned how to use. and do use, RULING CASE LAW in connection with their studies at the University. For those of you who have not made the acquaintance of these books, which ultimately will necessarily be a part of your office equipment, we suggest that you write the Edward Thompson Company, Publishers, North Port. Long Island, N. Y., for information. Their advertisement will be found in the Advertising Section. m ] ml ■ Two Hundred and Fourteen ZAe DOCKET 1930 Freedom of the Press From the Bingville Bugle, South Carolina Mr. John Doe and Miss Amy Roe were married at noon Monday at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Roe, Rev. M. L. Gassoway officiating. The groom is a popular young bum who hasn’t done a lick of work since he got shipped in the middle of his junior year at National. He manages to dress well and keep a supply of spending money because his dad ' is a soft-hearted old fool who takes up his bad checks instead of letting him go to jail where he belongs. The bride is a skinny, fast little idiot who has been kissed and handled by every boy in town since she was twelve years old. She paints like a Sioux Indian, sucks cigarettes in secret, and drinks mean corn liquor when she is out joy-riding in her dad’s car at night. She doesn’t know how to cook, sew or keep house. The house was newly plastered for the wedding and the exterior newly painted, thus appropri ately carrying out the decorative scheme, for the groom was newly plastered, also, and the bride newly painted. The groom wore a rented dinner suit over athletic underwear of imitation silk. His pants were held up by pale green suspenders. His number eight patent leather shoes matched his state in tightness and harmonized nicely with the axle- grease polish of his hair. In addition to his jag he carried a pocket knife, a bunch of keys, a dun for the ring and his usual look of imbecility. The bride wore some kind of white thing that left most of her legs sticking out at one end and her bony upper end sticking out at the other. The young people will make their home with the bride’s parents — which means they will sponge on the old man until he dies and then she will take in washing. Editor’s Note — The reporter of this event is momentarily expecting a sub- poena from a Senate Investigating Committee. OAe DOCKET 1930 LEGAL ETHICS “The three main requisites of a lawyer are learn- ing, diligence, and integrity ; but the greatest of these is integrity.” Ti uo Hundred and Sixteen T)ke DOCKET 1930 d 3 Twenty-One Rules of Practice ook knowledge of law is like a chest of fine tools in the hands of an un- skilled artisan — useful, but impracticable, without experience. Practice in law must be largely learned from contests in courts. It is the lawyer’s trade; the more he has of good practice, the better he will know how to apply his learning. To have the keen tools, and the well learned trade, both at command, may make him an accomplished workman. No arbitrary rules of study can be laid down, as few follow the whole field of law, and more adopt some specialty, and read accordingly. From observation, practice, reading, attendance at courts, in different states, and counsel with able attorneys, the following rules, with reasons, are given as aids and suggestions in general practice. The general rules of practice may be confined to twenty-one, and by careful attention to each, great advantage will be gained over a haphazard method of trials, without any fixed purpose in examination of witnesses or argument to a jury. They may lead to winning a few extra cases a year. RULE I Study every case by itself thoroughly, and make a clear brief of both law and evidence. A lawyer in court without a brief is like a captain at sea without his chart ; a driver without a tried horse ; a marksman with an unknown gun. But one with a well-mastered case is strong in every muscle ; indeed, his victory is over half accomplished. RULE II Know what each zvitness will swear to, separately, and together. Show each witness the importance of candor ; of holding to the truth, and talk- ing in a reasonable manner, with facts and circumstances so woven together as to secure confidence. RULE III Open the case fidly before any evidence is in. Whether the plaintiff or defendant, the claim should be known, and fastened in the minds of the jury, from the start. If for the plaintiff, a careless, half heed- less statement is made, little importance will be attached to the suit until it opens itself, as it were, and, in such cases, juries often take an early prejudice that re- quires a great amount of evidence to remove. It is, therefore, very essential to success that a terse, clear, and forcible opening be made, and one that is compre- hensive and interesting to a jury. RULE IV Be forcible, firm, dignified and clear. A jury will not be long in reading between the lines, if counsel lacks force and earnestness of manner, and an interest in his client. A firm and dignified bearing will be impressive alike to court and jury, and add respect for your argument that never comes of “shilly-shally,” and frivolous statements. It is a good plan to see some experienced juryman, early after a trial, for a few trials at least, and ask, how that case was presented. In nine out of ten cases he will say, you ought to have made this or that point a little plainer. The jury did not understand it fully. Two Hu ndred and Seventeen OAe DOCKET 1930 RULE V Never be bluffed out of Court , but do not begin the bluff. Once in court stay in, and be an opponent, as Shakespeare well describes through Polonius : “Beware of entrance to a quarrel, but being in, bear it that the opposer may beware of thee !” A sudden turn in a suit — a new point sprung upon the trial — an enemy from the flank — should draw out the resources of an advocate ; and happy the man who is equal to such occasions. Great lawyers seldom stoop to petty advantages. RULE VI Brevity of facts , terseness of statements, tell best. Only one lawyer, since Rufus Choate, has succeeded by lengthy sentences, as an advocate before juries — Mr. Evarts — and his happiest efforts are given in less elaborate style than is his usual custom. Men like Colonel Ingersoll, who cut up their statements in little stars, are followed with greater interest. RULE VII Never allow yourself to switch off — “Kill the squirrel!” A trite old saying is, “Stick to your text.” In a lawsuit many things happen to try one’s patience ; witty retorts, stinging replies, low personalities, may so en- gage counsel and jury as to smother and obscure the case. Jurors take sides, and lawyers that grow personal, and enter into outside discussions, will lead a jury in the same direction. The real winner, after all, is one that, with singleness of purpose, holds to his point, and hugs the issue to the end. RULE VIII Remember, juries do not know all of the facts. Lawyers appreciate the fact that cases come to the office in a vague, uncer- tain way. The half is not always told ; that, even with several calls and explana- tions, it is difficult for a counsel to understand the facts of a law suit. Think, then, how much more it is to show these facts to the twelve new listeners, under the narrow rules of evidence, and to enable men unlearned in the law to reach a correct decision. Is it a wonder that juries blunder? Is it not a wonder that they do so well ? Let each witness be carefuly examined, and cross-examined, and re-examined, until they know the effect of a halting, unreasonable, untruthful story, and know how much stronger a fact is accompanied by a circumstance. A fact is always stronger and clearer, coupled with a picture of how it happened. RULE IX Show no uneasiness in temporary defeat. Sometimes a point fails, a branch of a suit falls through. It may not be more than the regiment of an army. It is no time to flinch or show color ; it is a time to bring out mettle. At such times Mr. Lincoln is said to have cooly remarked : “We will give them that point ; I reckon they were right there.” Proceed with as much coolness as though the value of the loss were less than a shilling. But use the other forces, and see that the whole bottom of the case never falls through a small opening. Good lawyers say that cases they were sure of winning, are often lost, and others that seemed lost in the middle of a trial, turn out splendidly in the end. Two Hundred and Eighteen T Ae DOCKET 1930 RULE X Drop a bad ivitness — Cross-examine only to gain by it. To cross-examine a sharp witness is to strengthen his testimony. Frank Moul- ton, in the Beecher trial, was always ahead of his examiners. To repeat and repeat often, is to weld and rivet with the jury what has been said, as most witnesses would sooner vary the truth than own to a falsehood. It is only on cases of doubtful identity that cross-examination tells so completely, and then it is dan- gerous ground. Cross-examination should be used with caution, discretion and judgment. RULE XI Make your evidence reach the real heart of the case. Before every trial witnesses should be examined, and never sworn without cause, and held to a strict rule of evidence, until, with truth and candor, they can bring their story to the gist of the action. More witnesses swear around a point, and omit vital and essential elements, than come squarely up to the mark, and make their meaning fully known. Sometimes a case turns on the intent, again on the cause, and often on who was the offender. To know what the core od the case is, and hold it in sight, by the proof is the part of a wise counselor. RULE XII “The main point in law is good evidence,” Is an old adage, and one not to be forgotten. Impress client and witnesses with the fact that a lawyer should know the good and bad sides both, and be pre- pared to meet either ; as scouts are sent out before a battle, so witnesses should be tested before trials. Show them the real issue, and hold them hard on the line of directness. For after all, “Man is a mystery that no other man can solve ; we are all spirits in prison, making signals that few can understand.” RULE XIII Avoid frivolous objections — Save your forces for the main chance. Many a lawyer, to be witty or show off, will talk over and work over his ground in small matters, that weary the court, and become stale when needed in the final argument. An old lawyer once said, “The worst thing that can happen to a young man is to think he is smart.” Mr. Lincoln was noted for giving away small points. “We may be wrong on that, your honor,” he would say ; or “I think we were wrong there, but it is not the gist of the matter anyway.” This fair play and liberality always told with a jury, and when he finally said, “Now, this much we may ask, and when I shall state it, it will be a reasonable demand.” Then, with all the husk trimmed off, he would state, in a candid way, such a reasonable request that the justice of his de- mand stood alone and relieved of everything, but a fair, just judgment. RULE XIV Speak clearly, carefully and candidly. Jurors respect and admire candor, and occasionally relish wit, as it serves to rest and relax their minds for better efforts; but levity continued at any length, is like a variety show, soon forgotten. Courts and jurors should be impressed with the single thought that you are not inviting them to either Two Hundred and Nineteen O ie DOCKET 1930 a quarrel or a play, but to determine some right, and rediess some wrong that you failed to settle otherwise. Aaron Burr’s great rule was: Be terse. The art of selection, he said, was the greatest human faculty. His arguments were made in half hours, never longer. RULE XV Drop all examinations and arguments in the right place. When a witness has reached a clear point and a smile follows, pei force, leave the point — let it stand like a rock on the mountain side, uncovered and alone. To stop will attract attention and rivet the mind to its importance. It is only here and there, like mile-posts, that salient points are fixed in the minds of a jury, and each should stand alone in its strength and clear- ness. RULE XVI Let judge and jury know you mean what you say. From the date of receiving a case it should grow on the mind contin- ually. By frequent reviews before the trial, by making additions to briefs, and by earnest study, it should be a case for a near friend, which to lose will cause you pain. Let it be as though you might never have another case, and on this one hung all your reputation as an attorney for life. There is no power in persuasion like where one believes what he says, where it breaks down all opposition, and cuts to the hearts of hearers like the language of a Moody or a Luther. Great men have been earnest men. Great orators have been moved by their own words and arguments, till they filled their hearers with the fire of enthusiasm. RULE XVII Consider your adversary powerful, and he ready for him. It was a rule of Napoleon never to underrate an enemy. In court trials the enemy is usually, and almost always, stronger than we expect. Hearing- one side, and that imperfectly, and generally well colored, the attorney is often surprised to find he has much to contend with before unknown, and if he has gone to trial weak in law or evidence, he may find too late, that his enemy is all powerful and cunning, and he may fight against odds, when he looked for an easy victory. There is only one way to be tolerably sure of winning, and that ' is to be always ready, always prepared, and always willing to provide the best weapons of warfare. RULE XVIII Suits turn on evidence of facts, with the application of the law. To make a legal defense, or a lawful demand, the evidence must be with- in the rules of law and the statute of limitations. So before going to court, every case should be tried in the attorney’s office ; tried with the evidence and law at hand, and tried with a full knowl- edge of the facts, but, more than all, in starting a suit, to use the right par- ties, to bring the right action, is vital to the life of the litigation, and no rule of practice should be more carefully heeded than this. Be sure you are right! The true temper of the steel depends alike on the degree of heat and the cor- rect time to cool the metal ; the law and the facts must be well united to make a judgment possible. Two Hundred and Twenty OAe DOCKET 1930 RULE XIX Twenty questions of fact will arise to one of law, in court trials. It is seldom that cases are lost on technicalities, more frequently on de- fective proof of facts. There are so many means of negligence, so many re- leases, or receipts and discharges, that lawyers are often defeated by some paper carelessly signed, without consulting counsel. In view of these facts suitors should be cautioned early in the case to leave all settlements entirely with their counsel, and never settle without advice. The more thoroughly the facts are prepared and studied, the more certain will be the result. If a case fails by a law point that no one can foresee or prevent, counsel should never be blamed for it. But a failure on a point of fact that could be fore- seen is an act not often forgiven. RULE XX See that you do your work well. It brings business. To give one rule for increasing business, embodied in two words, I would say: Be thorough. A well made deed, abstract or paper, will bring other like work to an office. A well tried case, fully and forcibly put, will bring other suits.. “That is the way,” said a listener, “that I would like my suit tried if I had one.” He is a worker, is a recommend for a lawyer; he makes his client’s case his own, is better; he wins his case, is still better ! But no one can win cases without work. Great efforts are made after long study. RULE XXI Hold on hard to the strong points of law and fact. It is related of Mr. Lincoln that he seemed utterly regardless of little points, holding to the core of his case, and winning by his liberality and fair- ness. In the trial of disputed bills he would waive interest or forego trifles, from time to time, until the close, when he would bend to his work of win- ning the main issue with a determination seldom witnessed, and having won the jury by good humor, he would fasten their judgment on the sum he de- manded. The higher one rises at the bar, the less is known of little, quib- bling demands and defenses. In the “upper stories” men battle for principles and property with manly weapons. If there is one maxim more to be remembered than others, in practice, it is, “Be Thorough.” Is it a demand to collect? Get it admitted; get it se- cured; never higgle over trifles; watch the main chance. Is it a compromise between neighbors? reach a just settlement and insist upon it. Is it a breach of contract? make whole the injured party. Is it a family difference? end the litigation. Is it the liberty of a man in chains? show him to the jury in his noblest manhood — surround him in court by his friends and neighbors ; tell what is good of him ; assume not that he is wholly innocent, but that he may not have been proven guilty. The sacred calling of a lawyer imposes earnest- ness of manner, study and ingenuity, tact and energy, and a heart full of love and loyalty for r ight, and with them every promise should be kept as invio- late as if made under a solemn oath. ’Tis said, “The accusing spirit that flew up to Heaven’s chancery with the first oath, blushed as he gave it in, and the recording angel, as he wrote it down, dropped a tear upon the word, and blotted it out forever!” Two Hundred and Twenty ' one OAe DOCKET 1930 c ke DOCKET 1930 A CAUTIOUS LAWYER To Whom It May Concern: This certifies that I will undertake the case of for $100.00, payable at the rate of $1.00 per week, or as much more as all concerned can pay; but to secure my said fee I must have some security, and accordingly will take a deed of trust on ’s place at No. 14 Avenue, City. If I find a title to the same clear, and I have said deed to said property and tax receipts now in my possession for said investigation. 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