Law: Witnesses in Washington

". . . On December 3, 1873 I was admitted to the Bar just after the crash came that followed our Civil War. In 1878 I became a partner with an older lawyer in Cleveland and for the next two or three years I was engaged a good deal of the time in putting people through bankruptcy which grew out of the panic of '73. . . ."

So reminisced Andrew Squire, 82, dean of the Ohio bar and "Grand Old Man" of Cleveland, last week in a letter to the Ohio State Bar Association urging...

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