National Affairs: Oregon Ousting

Eleven days after he had won "vindication" and the Republican gubernatorial nomination in Oregon's primary, George W. Joseph, sharp-tongued Portland attorney, was last week disbarred for life by the State Supreme Court. In effect the court had ousted from his profession Oregon's next Governor because the Republican nomination there is tantamount to election.

Long and bitter had been Nominee Joseph's controversies with the Supreme Court which reached their climax in the Wemme will case. E. Henry Wemme, rich Portland tentmaker, had had his friend, Mr. Joseph, draw him up an ironbound will bequeathing...

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