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Desirability of Minimum Wage Required by Law," and a paper by Ralph M. Easley on "Industrial and Civic Progress in the United States." Obituary Antony, E. L., of Cameron, Tex., former Congressman, died Jan. 16 at Dallas. Berry, James Henderson, former United States Senator, died at Bentonville, Ark., Jan. 30, aged seventy-one. He served in the state legislature, and was elected Governor of the state in 1882. Breeden, Col. William, for fourteen years United States Attorney for New Mexico, died Jan. 27 at the home of his daughter, in Brookline, Mass., aged seventy-two. De Haven, John J., judge of the United States court for the northern dis trict of California since 1897, died Jan. 26 at his country home near Napa, Cal. He had served in Congress and as Associate Justice of the California Su preme Court. Dodd, Amzi, first Vice-Chancellor of New Jersey, and dean of the New Jersey bar, died at Bloomfield, N. J., Jan. 22, aged ninety. He was a special Justice of the Court of Errors and Appeals from 1872 to 1882. Hall, Frederic B., Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court of Errors, died Jan. 15, in his seventieth year. He had been a member of the court since 1897, succeeding Governor Baldwin as Chief Justice in 1910. He had been on the bench for thirty-six years. Hudson, F. G., former Attorney-Gen eral of Louisiana, died at Hot Springs, Ark., Jan. 17. McClain, Andrew, formerly Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court and

United States Attorney for the middle district of Tennessee, died Jan. 17 at Los Angeles, aged eighty-six. Page, Henry, formerly state circuit judge, Congressman, state's attorney, and member of the constitutional con vention of 1870, in Maryland, died in Princess Anne, Md., Jan. 7. Platt, James P., Judge of the United States District Court, died at Meriden, Conn., Jan. 26. He was a son of United States Senator Orville H. Piatt, and had been member of the legislature and city attorney,and judge of the city court, before his elevation to the federal bench in 1902. Steinert, Henry M., justice of the Court of Special Sessions in New York City, died Feb. 2. He was named for Special Sessions last spring, having previously been Assistant Corporation Counsel. Templeton, Judge Charles F., at one time Attorney-General of Dakota Ter ritory, and later federal district judge, died at Grand Forks, N. D., Jan. 3. Voorhies, Albert, former Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court and Lieute nant-Governor of the state, died Jan. 21, aged eighty-four.

Readers of the Green Bag will note in the advertising pages of this issue the first announce ment of G. P. Putnam's Sons, publishers, New York and London. This house is well and favorably known to the readers of good books generally. Estab lished three quarters of a century ago, it long since won and still maintains an enviable repu tation for the quality of its publications and the fair, prompt, and courteous treatment accorded customers. The publishers of the Green BAG will be glad if the patronage of our readers proves to be such as to warrant the long continuance in our pages of the announcements of a firm that so conspicuously stands for the best things in literature and business.