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OF

CASES ARGUED AND DETERMINED

IN THE

APPELLATE DIVISION

OF THE

SUPREME COURT OF RHODE ISLAND.

VOLUME XXII.

EDWARD C. STINESS,

REPORTER.

PROVIDENCE:

E. L. FREEMAN & SONS, PRINTERS TO THE STATE.

1901.

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JUDGES

OF THE

SUPREME COURT

DURING THE TIME OF THESE REPORTS.

CHIEF JUSTICES.

Hon. CHARLES MATTESON

(Resigned May 29, 1900).

Hon. JOHN H. STINESS

(Qualitied May 30, 1900).

ASSOCIATE JUSTICES.

Hon. PARDON E. TILLINGHAST,

Hon. GEORGE A. WILBUR,

Hon. HORATIO ROGERS,

Hon. WILLIAM W. DOUGLAS,

Hon. EDWARD C. DUBOIS,

Hon. JOHN T. BLODGETT

(Qualified June 30, 1900).

ATTORNEY-GENERAL.

WILLARD B. TANNER, Esq.

ASSISTANT ATTORNEY-GENERAL.

CHARLES F. STEARNS, Esq.

VOLUME XXII.

This volume is published in accordance with the provisions of chapter 226 of the General Laws of the State of Rhode Island.

The cases reported include the decisions, opinions, and rescripts of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, involving questions of law, pleading or practice, from March 1, 1900, to May 4, 1901.

EDWARD C. STINESS,

Reporter.

ORDERS OF THE COURT.

ORDER RELATIVE TO STRIKING CASES FROM DOCKETS.

(Adopted June 8, 1900.)

Rule 45 is amended so as to read as follows: From time to time actions, suits, or proceedings may be stricken from the docket of either Division of the court without costs and without prejudice to the rights of any party thereto, in accordance with the provisions of Gen. Laws cap. 236, § 2. Any action, suit, or proceeding so stricken from the docket may, upon application made at any time within a year and for cause shown, be re-instated upon such terms and conditions as the court may think proper to impose.

ORDER RELATIVE TO CLOSING OF CLERK'S OFFICE.

(Adopted October 22, 1900.)

The clerks' offices will close hereafter at 12 o'clock M. on Saturdays, or upon the adjournment of their respective Divisions after that time.

RELATIVE TO WITHDRAWAL OF ATTORNEYS.

(Adopted February 5, 1901.)

No attorney appearing for a defendant in a criminal case shall be allowed to withdraw without the consent of the court; and no attorney of record in a civil case shall be allowed to withdraw therefrom while the case stands assigned for trial without seasonable notice to the party whom he represents of his intention to withdraw therefrom, and the consent of the court.

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