The Green Bag
Geeting, John F., a well-known Chicago lawyer, died in Washington, D. C, Feb. 28. He specialized in criminal and constitutional practice. At the time of his death he was editor of the American Criminal Reports and pro fessor of criminal law in Kent Law School. Henderson, Col. Elliott, a member of the Mississippi constitutional conven tion of 1890, and a brave Confederate soldier, died at Pass Christian, Miss., Feb. 12, aged eighty. Holt, Col. Orren Thaddeus, former mayor of Houston, Tex., and a promi nent lawyer and banker of that city, died Feb. 7. Houghton, James Warren, Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, third department, died Feb. 14. He was County Judge of Sara toga County from 1888 to 1899. Jones, Thomas S., twice District At torney of Oneida country and regarded one of the ablest trial lawyers in cen tral New York, died Feb. 19 at his home in Utica, aged seventy-three. Kilpatrick, J. D., former president of the Atlanta Bar Association, and a val ued member of the faculty of the Atlanta Law School, died Feb. 28. Major, Charles, author of "When Knighthood was in Flower" and other novels, who died Feb. 13 at his home in Shelbyville, Ind., practised law in Indianapolis and Shelbyville. Mclntyre, James William, chief of the publishing department of Little, Brown & Company of Boston, who died Jan. 9 at his home in Newton, Mass., was a master of his profession, and his efforts contributed in no small degree to the maintenance of the prestige of his firm both in law and in general publishing. An appreciative memoir of him, written
by Dean Wigmore, appeared in 7 Illinois Law Review 440 (Feb.). Miller, Joaquin, the "Poet of the Sierras," who died Feb. 17, in early life practised law a short time on the mining frontier in California and was for some years on the bench as a county judge in Grant county before he took to writ ing. Pope, William H., formerly one of the most famous criminal lawyers of Texas, author of the "Jim Crow" law when he served in the state senate, and later state district judge, died at Waco, Tex., Feb. 15. Valliant, Leroy B., former Chief Jus tice of the Supreme Court of Missouri, died March 4 at Greenville, Miss., aged eighty-four years. He was elected a member of the state Supreme Court in 1898 and served continuously for almost fourteen years. Woodford, Gen. Stewart Lyndon, for mer Minister to Spain, died March 14 at his home in New York City, in his seventy-eighth year. He was assistant United States Attorney of New York, afterward serving with distinction in the Civil War. He was elected LieutenantGovernor in 1866, United States Attorney for the southern district of New York in 1877, and later, member of the Greater New York Charter Commission. G. P. Putnam's Sons, the publishers, issue a "special Remainder list" mentioned in their advertisement in this issue. It contains a num ber of interesting and valuable books. As the special prices proposed range from one-third to one-half list prices, the reductions are real. To mention only one item of the many, "The World's Orators" may be noted, in ten octavo volumes, regular price fifteen dollars, special price five dollars. This is regarded as the best pro portioned, most carefully edited of all the ora tory compilations. It is understood that these books can be paid for in convenient monthly installments if that arrangement is desired.