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Table of Contents
    Front Cover
        Front Cover
    Title Page
        Page 1
    Calendar 1911-1912
        Page 2
        Page 3
    Board of control
        Page 4
    Faculty
        Page 5
        Page 6
    College of law
        Page 7
        Page 8
        Page 9
        Page 10
        Page 11
        Page 12
        Page 13
        Page 14
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        Page 17
        Page 18
        Page 19
        Page 20
        Page 21
        Page 22
        Page 23
    Roll of students, 1910-1911
        Page 24
        Page 25
    Alumni of the college of law
        Page 26
    Back Matter
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UNIVERSITY RECORD

Vol. VI JULY, 1911 No. 3


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

THIRD ANNUAL

ANNOUNCEMENT

OF THE


COLLEGE OF LAW


1911-1912






GAINESVILLE, FLA.:
PUBLISHED QUARTERLY BY THE UNIVERSITY





UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


THIRD ANNUAL


ANNOUNCEMENT


OF THE



COLLEGE OF LAW


1911-1912







GAINESVILLE, FLA.:
PUBLISHED QUARTERLY BY THE UNIVERSITY
JULY, 1911

















CALENDAR 1911-1912


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July 1911


August 1911























UNIVERSITY CALENDAR


1911
SEPT. 27-TUESDAY ......--------...-REGISTRATION OF STUDENTS
SEPT. 28-WEDNESDAY------------------FIRST SEMESTER BEGINS
Nov. 30-THURSDAY _------.---------------THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
DEC. 21-THURSDAY (Noon)-...--------. CHRISTMAS RECESS BEGINS
1912
JAN. 4-THURSDAY (Morning).--------. CHRISTMAS RECESS ENDS
JAN. 31-WEDNESDAY -------------- ----FIRST SEMESTER ENDS
FEB. 1-THURSDAY.---_..-.-------.-----SECOND SEMESTER BEGINS
MAY 26-SUNDAY- ....-----..---.. --------BACCALAUREATE SERMON
MAY 27--MONDAY ------------.--------ORATORICAL CONTESTS
MAY 28-TUESDAY ......-- .--------...- ----------GRADUATING DA




















BOARD OF CONTROL


P. K. YONGE, Chairman, Pensacola.
T. B. KING, Arcadia.
L. WARTMANN, Citra.
F. P. FLEMING, JR., Jacksonville.
W. D. FINLAYSON, Old Town.


J. G. KELLUM, Secretary to the Board.























FACULTY


ALBERT A. MURPHREE, A. M., LL. D.,
President of the University.
ALBERT J. FARRAH, A. M., LL. B.,
Dean and Professor of Law.
HARRY R. TRUSLER, A. M., LL. B.,
Professor of Law.
*WM. KIXMILLER, Ph. B., J. D.,
Assistant Professor of Law.
JUDGE HORATIO DAVIS,
Lecturer on Florida Pleading and Practice.

*Resigned.











THE COLLEGE OF LAW


LOCATION OF THE UNIVERSITY.

The University of Florida is located at Gainesville, a city
of 8,000 inhabitants, the judicial seat of Alachua county, in a
region noted for its beauty and healthfulness. The city is
the headquarters of the phosphate industry and is surround-
ed by a productive agricultural district. Besides being the
seat of the University of Florida, Gainesville has a well or-
ganized public school of twelve grades, a public library and
beautiful churches of the leading religious denominations.
Gainesville enjoys excellent railroad facilities, affording
her ready communication with every part of the State by
means of the A. C. L., the T. and J. and the S. A. L. rail-
roads. It is seventy miles from Jacksonville, forty miles
from Ocala, and one hundred and seventy-seven miles from
Tampa.
GENERAL STATEMENT.
In 1891, the American Bar Association declared that in
its opinion it was a part of the highest duty and interest of
every civilized State to make provision, when necessary, for
maintaining schools of law and the thorough legal education
of all who are licensed to practice law. Feeling with its full
force the soundness of this doctrine and being moved by a
desire to discharge this duty on the part of the State, the
State Board of Education and the Board of Control provided
for the opening of the College of Law in the University of
Florida in September, 1909. The advantages to accrue to
the State from having a thorough and systematic course of
instruction in the common law, with special consideration of
the peculiarities and exceptions applicable in Florida, as a
part of its educational system, are many and evident.
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the University of Florida a law school which, by the quality
of its work and the character of its equipment, would merit
and command the confidence and support of the bench and
bar of the State and would draw within its walls the young
men who will constitute the future bar of Florida. That the
hopes of accomplishing these results were well founded and
that gratifying progress towards these ends has been made
are shown by the fact that the College of Law, during the
second year of its existence, has registered forty-two stu-
dents, the largest registration ever made by a law school in
Florida in a single year.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION.

Graduates or matriculates of universities or colleges and
applicants who have completed the course of study pre-
scribed for the junior high school in Florida will be admitted
to the College of Law without examination as to preliminary
requirements and may become candidates for a degree.
Other applicants, if candidates for a degree, must show that
they have had the equivalent of the junior high school
course.
SPECIAL STUDENTS.

Persons who are unable to comply with the above en-
trance requirements are allowed to become special students
and pursue a selected course of study under the guidance of
the Dean of the College of Law, but without the privilege of
being enrolled as candidates for a degree. If the entrance
conditions are removed not later than the close of the first
semester of the senior year, such students may, by special
vote of the Faculty, become regular students and candidates
for a degree.
ADVANCED STANDING.

Attorneys at law who have been admitted to practice in








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the courts of this State and who comply with the above en-
trance requirements will be admitted to the senior class
without examination.
Ordinarily, no work in law done in other institutions will
be accepted towards a degree, unless the applicant passes
satisfactorily the examinations held in the subjects in the
junior year of this department. By special vote of the Law
Faculty, however, credit may be given towards senior stand-
ing, without examination, for work satisfactorily done at
other law schools, but in no case will credit be given in this
way for work not done in residence at an approved law
school.
COURSE OF INSTRUCTION.

The course of instruction in the College of Law extends
through two years of thirty-three weeks each, exclusive of
vacations. The academic year is divided into two semesters,
the first having sixteen weeks and the second seventeen.
The purpose of the College of Law is to educate its stu-
dents by the study of jurisprudence and to acquaint them
with the foundation principles of the common law at the
same time. "The ability to think clearly, to reason closely,
to appreciate distinctions quickly, to investigate thoroughly,
to generalize accurately and to state his conclusions tersely,
are prime requisites of the safe counselor." To secure for
the student this power should be the constant effort of both
student and faculty.
The method of instruction in the College of Law has been
planned with these ends in view. This is largely by the use
of text-books and selected cases. Each case is carefully
studied by the student and in the class room he is required
to analyze it, giving in his own language a clear and concise
statement of the essential facts, the issues involved in the
case, the law governing it and the reasoning of the court for
the conclusion reached. This practice tends "to greater








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thoroughness in reading, greater care in reasoning and
greater accuracy on the part of the student in the art of
expression."
In connection with this case work, the student studies a
well-written text-book on the subject under consideration
which gives him a systematic summary of the same, more
detailed information concerning the application of the law in
particular instances and an outline of the exceptions to and
limitations upon the general principles considered in the
cases.
Particular stress is placed on the statutory modifications
of the common law in Florida. This is true in every subject
in the curriculum, but it is especially emphasized in Plead-
ing, Practice and Evidence, as the course of study is de-
signed to thoroughly instruct the student in the peculiari-
ties of substantive law and procedure in Florida so he will be
able to enter upon the practice understandingly at once.
With these ends in view, the following course of study
has been prepared:

FIRST YEAR.
FIRST SEMESTER.

CONTRACTS.-The nature of contract; offer and accept-
ance; form and consideration; capacity of parties; reality of
consent; legality of object; operation of contract. Text-
books: Clark on Contracts and Huffcut and Woodruff's Cases
on Contracts. Four hours a week. Dean Farrah.
ELEMENTARY LAW AND ELEMENTARY REAL PROPERTY.
-Study of the elementary principles of the law as given in
Books I, II and III of first edition of Robinson's Elementary
Law and the history and elements of real property law as
given in chapters I to XIX of Minor and Wurt's Real Prop-
erty. Four hours a week. Assistant Professor Kixmiller.
CRIMINAL LAw.-Nature of crime; common law and







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statutory offenses; mental element in crime; insanity,- in-
toxication, infancy, coercion, ignorance and mistake as bear-
ing on exemption from responsibility; necessity; justifica-
tion; agency; consent; condonation; contributory acts; prin-
cipals; accessories; classification and study of particular
crimes; former jeopardy; state and federal jurisdiction.
Text-books: Clark on Criminal Law and the Statutes of
Florida. Two hours a week. Professor Trusler.
DOMESTIC RELATIONS.-This course considers thor.
oughly the law of husband and wife, parent and child, guar-
dian and ward, infants, persons non compotes mentis and
aliens. Text-books: Long's Domestic Relations and the
Statutes of Florida. Two hours a week. Assistant Pro-
fessor Kixmiller.
TORTS.-History and definitions; elements of torts; con-
flicting rights; mental anguish; parties to tort actions; reme.
dies; damages; conflict of laws; method of discharge. Text-
books: Burdick on Torts and Burdick's Cases on Torts.
Three hours a week. Professor Trusler.

SECOND SEMESTER.
CONTRACTS.-Interpretation of contract; discharge of
contract; remedies for breach of contract. Text-books:
Clark on Contracts, Huffcut and Woodruff's Cases on Con-
tracts and the Statutes of Florida. Two hours a week.
Dean Farrah.
SALES OF PERSONAL PROPERTY.-Sale and contract to
sell; statute of frauds; illegality; conditions and warranties;
delivery; acceptance and receipt; vendor's lien; stoppage in
transit; bills of lading; remedies of seller and buyer.
Text-book: Tiffany on Sales. One hour a week. Professor
Trusler.
ToRTS.-Exhaustive study of particular torts, including
among others, false imprisonment; malicious prosecution







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and abuse of process; conspiracy; slander and libel; tres-
pass; conversion; deceit; nuisance; negligence. Text-books:
Burdick on Torts and Burdick's Cases on Torts. Two
hours a week. Professor Trusler.
AGENCY.-Definitions and divisions; purposes for which
the relation may be created and how; who may be principal
or agent and evidence of the existence of the relation; rati-
fication; delegation of authority by agent; termination,
nature and extent, construction and execution of the author-
ity; rights, duties and liabilities of agent, principal and third
persons, the one to the other; particular classes of agents.
Text-books: Mechem's Outlines of Agency and Mechem's
Cases on Agency. Two hours a week. Assistant Pro-
fessor Kixmiller.
COMMON LAW PLEADING.-Definition and classification
of actions; proceedings in an action; analysis of the declar-
ation; Stephen's Rules of Pleading. Text-books: Shipman's
Common Law Pleading, the Statutes of Florida and the
Supreme and Circuit Court Rules in Common Law Actions
in Florida. Three hours a week. Dean Farrah.

EQUITY JURISPRUDENCE I.--History and definition; juris-
diction; general maxims; equitable estates, interests and
primary rights, including a study of trusts, the powers,
duties and liabilities of trustees; mortgages; equitable liens;
assignments. Text-books: Eaton on Equity and Selected
Cases. Two hours a week. Professor Trusler.
BAILMENTS AND CARRIERS.-Nature and classification of
bailments; rights and liabilities of the parties; innkeepers.
Carriers of goods as to liability, discrimination, compen-
sation, lien. Carriers of passengers as to duty to accept,
accommodations, ticket, ejection, personal injuries. Ac-
tions against carriers. Text-books: Goddard's Outlines of
Bailments and Carriers and Goddard's Cases on Bailments







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and Carriers. Two hours a week. Assistant Professor
Kixmiller.
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.-Jurisdiction and venue; arrests,
searches and seizures; extradition; preliminary examination,
bail and commitment; modes of accusation; the form of ac-
cusation; pleadings; proof; variance; verdict and judgment;
proceedings after verdict; evidence; habeas corpus. Text-
books: Beale's Criminal Procedure and the Statutes of
Florida. One hour a week. Professor Trusler.
BRIEF MAKING AND THE USE OF LAW BOOKS.-Where
to find the law; how to use statutes and decisions; how to
find the law. Text-book: Brief-Making and the Use of Law
Books. One hour a week. Assistant Professer Kixmiller.

SECOND YEAR.
FIRST SEMESTER.
EQUITY PLEADING.-Nature and object of pleadings in
equity; parties to a suit in equity; proceedings in a suit in
equity; bills in equity; the disclaimer; demurrers and pleas
in equity; replication and answers in an equitable suit.
Text-books: Shipman's Equity Pleading, Rules of the Cir-
cuit Court in Chancery in Florida and the Statutes of
Florida. Two hours a week. Dean Farrah.
EVIDENCE.-Rules as to admission and exclusion of evi-
dence; judicial notice; parol evidence rule; burden of proof
and the right to open and close; competency and exami-
nation of witnesses; production of documents, persons and
things; direct examination, cross examination and redirect
examination. Text-books: Reynolds on Evidence, Wilgus's
Cases on Evidence and the Statutes of Florida. Three
hours a week. Dean Farrah.
REAL PROPERTY II.-Text-books: Minor and Wurts on
Real Property Completed and the Statutes of Florida. Two
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NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS.-Law Merchant; definitions
and general doctrines; contract of the maker, acceptor, cer-
tifier; drawer; indorser, vendor, accommodator, assurer; pro-
ceedings before and after dishonor of negotiable instru-
ments; absolute defenses; equities; payments; conflict of
laws. Text-books: Bigelow on Bills, Notes and Cheques, the
Negotiable Instrument Act of Florida, and selected cases.
Two hours a week. Assistant Professor Kixmiller.
EQUITY JURISPRUDENCE II.-Accident, mistake and
fraud; penalties and forfeitures; priorities and notice; bona
fide purchasers; estoppel; election; satisfaction and per-
formance; conversion; specific performance; injunction; re-
formation; cancellation; cloud on title; ancillary remedies.
Text-books: Eaton on Equity and selected cases. Two hours
a week. Professor Trusler.
ORGANIZATION OF AND PROCEEDINGS IN THE COURTS OF
FLORIDA IN CIVIL ACTIONS.-
a. IN GENERAL. Disqualification, resignation, and re-
moval of judges; judge's power in vacation; judge ad litem;
parties to suits at law; locality and consolidation of actions;
joinder of causes of actions; rule days; commencement of
suits at common law; appearances, defaults and judgments
upon defaults; pleadings at law; witnesses and evidence;
jurors; judgments and executions; motion for new trial and
in arrest of judgment; lis pendens; appellate proceedings at
law and in probate matters; limitation of actions.
b. SUPREME COURT. Statutory powers; members of
the court; its terms, record, clerk, seal, decisions and re-
ports.
c. CIRCUIT COURT. Statutory powers and duties of
judges; terms; records and dockets to be kept by the clerk;
seal and records.
d. CIRCUIT COURT IN CHANCERY. Its power in vaca-
tion; locality of action; process, its service and return; bill,








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demurrer, plea and answer; practice and evidence; masters
in chancery; decrees; rehearings and appeals; injunctions;
ne exeat; divorce and alimony; partition of property; quiet-
ing titles; disability of minors and married women; liens.
e. STATUTORY JURISDICTION OF CIRCUIT COURT. Eject-
ment; re-establishing lost papers; adoption of children; emi-
nent domain; court commissioners.
f. COUNTY COURT. Jurisdiction; terms; clerk; seal;
records; appeals; rules of practice.
g. COUNTY JUDGE'S COURT. General powers; bonds;
clerk; seal; probate powers; as justice of the peace; forcible
entry and detainer.
h. COURTS OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE. General pro-
visions; jurisdiction; proceedings before, at and after trial;
proceedings on appeal.
i. SPECIAL STATUTORY PROCEEDINGS AT LAW. At-
tachment; garnishment; forcible entry and detainer; re-
plevin; statutory liens; landlord and tenant.
j. EXTRAORDINARY LEGAL REMEDIES. Habeas corpus;
quo warrant; prohibition.
Text-books: Shipman's Common Law and Equity Plead-
ing, General Statutes of Florida, decisions of Florida Su-
preme Court and 'the Common Law and Equity Rules of
Practice of the Circuit and Supreme Courts of Florida.
Two hours a week throughout the year. Dean Farrah.
THE UNIVERSITY PRACTICE COURTS.-One hour a week
throughout the year.
PLEADING AND PRACTICE IN THE COURTS OF FLORIDA.-
A lecture course running throughout the year. Judge
Davis.
FLORIDA CONSTITUTIONAL LAw.-Declaration of rights;
legislative, executive, and judicial departments of govern-
ment; suffrage and eligibility; census and apportionment;








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counties and cities; taxation and finance; homestead and ex-
emptions; married women's property; education; public in-
stitutions; miscellaneous provisions. Text-books: The Con-
stitution, Statutes and Judicial Decisions of Florida. One
hour a week. Professor Trusler.
JURISDICTION OF THE UNITED STATES COURTS.-Under
the federal constitution; jurisdiction of different federal
courts; ancillary and appellate jurisdiction; bankruptcy; ad-
miralty suits; federal questions; removal from state to fed-
eral courts; habeas corpus. Text-books: Thayer's Juris-
diction of the Federal Courts and selected cases. One hour
a week. Professor Trusler.
BRIEF MAKING AND THE USE OF LAW BOOKS.-The trial
brief; the brief on appeal and its preparation. Text-book:
Brief Making and the Use of Law Books. One hour a week.
Assistant Professor Kixmiller.
BROOM'S LEGAL MAXIMS--A reading course running
throughout the year. Dean Farrah.

SECOND SEMESTER.

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTIONAL LAw.-General princi.
ples; distribution of governmental powers; congress; the
chief executive; the judiciary; police powers; eminent do-
main; checks and balances; guarantee of republican govern-
ment, civil rights; political privileges; guarantees in crimi-
nal cases; impairment of contractual obligations; municipal
corporations. Two hours a week. Text-books: Cooley's
Principles of Constitution Law and Cooley's Constitutional
Limitations. Professor Trusler.
WILLs.-Definition, nature and kinds of wills; a devisable
estate; who may make a will; error, fraud, undue influence
and mistake; who may take by will; formal requisites of
wills; revocation; re-publication; by what law wills are gov-
erned; construction and effect of wills; lapse and substitution;







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rights and liabilities of devisees and legatees; descent and
distribution. Two hours a week. Textbooks: Rood on
Wills and the Statutes of Florida. Assistant Professor
Kixmiller.
LEGAL ETHICS.-A consideration of the profession of the
law in its relation to society, embracing the duties the law-
yer owes to the commonwealth, to the court, to his pro-
fessional brethren, and to his clients. One hour a week.
Text-books: Sharswood's Legal Ethics and the Code of
Ethics adopted by the American Bar Association. Pro-
fessor Trusler.
EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS.-When necessary;
appointment and qualification; acceptance or renunciation;
foreign and interstate administration; powers, duties and
liabilities of executors and administrators; inventory; assets
of estate; insolvent estates; distribution; accounting and al-
lowances. Two hours a week. Text-books: Croswell's
Executors and Administrators and the Statutes of Florida.
Assistant Professor Kixmiller.
DAMAGES.-General principles; nominal, compensatory,
exemplary, and liquidated damages;interest; value; pleading
and practice; breach of contracts for sale of goods; actions
against carriers; death by wrongful act; wrongs affecting
real property; damages in tort action; breach of marriage
promise. Text-book: Mechem's Cases on Damages. One
hour a week. Professor Trusler.
PARTNERSHIP.-Definitions and classifications; what con-
stitutes a partnership; contract of partnership; firm name
and good will; capital of firm; partnership property; rights
and liabilities of partners among themselves and as to third
persons; actions; dissolutions; limited partnerships. Text-
book: Mechem's Cases on Partnership. One hour a week.
Dean Farrah.
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ation and citizenship of corporations; defectively organized
corporations; corporation and its promoters; powers and lia-
bilities of corporations; corporation and the state; dissolu-
tion of corporations; membership incorporations; manage-
ment of corporations; creditors, their rights and remedies;
foreign corporations. Text-books: Clark on Corporations
and the Statutes of Florida. Three hours a week. Dean
Farrah.
The text-books announced are subject to change.

EXAMINATIONS.

The last week of each semester is devoted to examinations
covering the work of the semester. These examinations are
in writing and are rigid and searching, but ARE NOT NECES-
SARILY FINAL. To be considered, prima facie, to have satis-
factorily completed a subject, the student must obtain a
minimum grade of 75 per cent. in both class-room work and
examination. During the last week of the second year, any
candidate for a degree may be required to pass an exami-
nation in any or all subjects given in the course and attain a
minimum average grade of 75 per cent. in all subjects in or-.
der to be recommended for a degree.

THE UNIVERSITY PRACTICE COURTS.

Thoroughly organized practice courts are regular fea-
tures of the course of instruction in the second year.
Weekly sessions of the courts are held over which the Judge
of the Practice Court presides. The object of the course in
the Practice Courts is to give the student practical instruc-
tion in pleading and practice at law and in equity and ex-
perience in the preparation and trial of cases. The work is
arranged as follows:
FIRT.-Cases arising upon prepared statements of fact
are assigned to the second year students upon which they








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are to determine what proceedings to bring and how to
bring them, issue, serve and return process, prepare the
pleadings and bring the case to an issue on a question of
law. Each student must take part in one case at law and
one in equity. The case is first heard on the sufficiency of
the form and the structure of the pleadings and, when these
are approved, the issue of law is argued and decided, the
students acting as attorneys on each side drawing the order,
judgment or decree they deem themselves entitled to.
SECOND.-In the second class of cases in the Practice
Court, actual controversies are arranged and assigned for
trial in the Circuit Court as issues of fact. After determin-
ing what action to bring, the students assigned to the case
are required to issue the proper process and prepare and
file the necessary pleadings, subpoena the witnesses, select
the jury, examine and cross-examine the witnesses and
argue the case to the jury. Each student is required to par-
ticipate in the trial of one civil and one criminal case and
must take part in carrying one chancery, one civil and one
criminal case to the Supreme Court for review.

THE LAW LIBRARY.

Law books are the working tools of the practicing lawyer.
To teach the student how to use these tools, how to use the
digests, encyclopedias and reports, is as much the work of
the law school as to teach him the general principles of the
law.
The College of Law was fortunate in being able to open
its doors with a good working library and has on its shelves
the following books: The Florida Supreme Court Reports,
with digest; The Session Laws of Florida from 1822 to
1909, except from 1828 to 1834; McClellan's Digest and
Duval's Compilation of the Laws of Florida; Revised
Statutes of 1892 and the General Statutes of 1906; The







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Northwestern, Southwestern, Northeastern, Southeastern,
Atlantic, Pacific and Southern Reporters; The American
Decisions, American Reports and American State Reports,
with digests; The Lawyers Reports Annotated, with di-
gests; The United States Supreme Court Reports, with di-
gests; The New York Common Law and Chancery Reports,
with digests; The New York Court of Appeals Reports, the
Reports of the Supreme Courts of Michigan and Massachu-
setts and the New Jersey Equity Reports to the Reporters;
The Reprint of the English Reports, the Encyclopedia of
Law and Procedure and more than two hundred of the lead-
ing text-books and books of reference.
The Legislature of 1911 has given the Library two ad-
ditional sets of Florida State Reports and has also appro-
priated one thousand dollars for the purchase of new books.
THE MARSHALL DEBATING SOCIETY.
It is important that those who study law and intend to
engage in its practice should give attention to the subject
of public speaking. To suppose that excellence in public
speaking and debating is a gift of nature only and not the
result of patient and persistent effort, is a mistake. Be-
lieving in the truth of these statements, the students in the
College of Law met early the first year and organized a so-
ciety that would secure to its members practice in debating
and public speaking and experience in arguing legal ques-
tions, as well as drill in parliamentary law. The society
was fittingly named "The Marshall Debating Society," in
honor of the memory of that distinguished Southern jurist,
John Marshall. The membership and work in the society
are limited to students in the College of Law, but the Fac-
ulty give all assistance and encouragement to the work that
is possible.
UNIVERSITY PRIVILEGES.
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sity are open to such students in the College of Law as de-
sire and are able to accept them. Courses in Constitutional
and Political History, International Law, Political Economy,
Logic, Rhetoric and English Composition are particularly
recommended to law students. No extra charge will be
made for such courses, but students in the College of Law
will be permitted to take them only with the consent of the
Law Faculty and of the professors whose courses they wish
to take.
DEGREE.
The degree of Bachelor of Laws (LL. B.) is conferred
upon those students who satisfactorily complete the course
of study as previously described. Students admitted to ad-
vanced standing may, if they do satisfactorily the work as
prescribed by the rules of the department, receive the de-
gree after one year's residence, but in no case will the de-
gree be granted unless the candidate is in actual residence
during all of the second year.

ADMISSION TO THE BAR.
The graduates of the College of Law are licensed by the
Supreme Court, without examination, to practice in all the
Courts of Florida upon presenting their diplomas, duly
issued by the proper authorities and upon furnishing satis-
factory evidence that they are twenty-one years of age and
of good moral character.

EXPENSES.
TUITION.-A tuition fee of twenty dollars a semester, pay-
able in advance, will be charged all students.
REGISTRATION FEE.-An annual registration fee of five
dollars will be charged all students.
DAMAGE DEPOSIT.-In order to secure the University
property against damage, the sum "of five dollars ($5.00)


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must be deposited at registration. Damage known to have
been done by any student will be charged to his individual
account; all other damages will be prorated among the stu-
dents.
At the end of the scholastic year, this deposit, less the
amount deducted, will be returned to the student.
INFIRMARY FEE.-An infirmary fee of three dollars
($3.00) will be charged each student residing on the compus,
the proceeds of which will go towards defraying the salary
of a resident nurse. This will secure the student, in case
of illness, the privilege of a bed in the infirmary which oc-
cupies Section A of Thomas Hall; the services of the nurse,
and attention from the University physician, E. R. Flint, M.
D. (Harvard). The payment of this fee does not increase the
University charges made in former years, as a like amount
is deducted from the cost of board and lodging for the first
semester.
BOARD AND LODGING.-Board and lodging will be fur-
nished by the University at a cost of fifty-seven dollars
($57.00) for the first semester, not including the Christmas
vacation, and sixty dollars ($60.00) for the second semester.
These sums must be paid at the beginning of each semester.
Board and lodging will be furnished only by the semester and not
by the month. In very exceptional cases, arrangements
may be made to pay in three instalments, payable in advance.
This includes meals in the dining-hall and room (with heat,
light and access to a bath-room), furnished as stated below.
The dining-hall will be closed during the Christmas holidays.
RooM WITHOUT BOARD.-Students occupying a room in
the Dormitories but not taking meals in the dining-hall will
be charged $20.00 per semester for lodging.
FURNITURE.-All rooms are partially furnished. The
furniture consists of two iron bedsteads and mattresses,
chiffonier or bureau, table, washstand and chairs. The stu-







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dents are required to provide all other articles, including
pillows, bedding, washbowl, pitcher, mirror, half curtains,
mosquito-bar, etc.
BoOKS.-The text-books used in the College of Law will,
in most cases, be found in the law library, but it will be
necessary for students to provide themselves with books for
their daily use. The cost of books is about forty-five dollars
a year for each year of the course. Nearly all of the books
are standard texts and will form a nucleus of the student's
future library.
DIPLOMA FEE.-No diploma fee is charged on grad-
uation.
SUMMARY OF EXPENSES.-It will thus be seen that the
total minimum cost to the student of a year's work in the
College of Law, exclusive of books and laundry, is one
hundred and sixty-five (165) dollars.
MILITARY DRILL AND DISCIPLINE.-Law students are
excused from military drill and are not subject to military
discipline.







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STUDENTS, 1910-1911.

SENIORS.
Name City State
Dugal M. Buie---....- .-------. Jonesboro .----- Florida
Syd. L. Carter, Jr..----..---...----Gainesville ...... Florida
Obie Crocker----.. ---.......-------Alachua ..- _-Florida
Aaron S. Crews------..---------. Starke .----- ---Florida
C. Craig Epperson, LL. B.----- -. Williston -------.Florida
(Mercer University)
Henry A. Ferrell... -------------Apalachicola _-Florida
Floyd Greene --............-- ..... New River -----..Florida
Robert B. Huffaker_----........ Bartow-------- Florida
Robert G. Johnston.-----------...Kissimmee .-....Florida
J. Lancelot Lester_------------... Key West --..--Florida
Henry Plant Osborne, A. B..--.. _Jacksonville ... Florida
(University of North Carolina)
Charles O. Rivers -------..-. -----Lake City.. ------Florida
(B. S. University of Florida)
Allen M. Roland--..--------------Madison------.. Florida
Cyrus Q. Stewart, A. B...------- Ft. Ogden -..- .Florida
(Trinity College, N. C.)
Winder H. Surrency..----------. Live Oak .------- Florida
Leonidas E. Wade, Jr... ------.... Jacksonville ...--Florida

JUNIORS.
Name City State
R. Dallas Bowers--.-----.------... Gainesville .----. Florida
Will S. Bullock, Jr.--------------. Ocala-.--- .-----Florida
Fred Warren Cason, B. S.------- Tampa .--------Florida
(Southern College)
Enoch Clabe DeVane.---....----Plant City----...Florida
John Eddins..------------...-----Gainesville -----.Florida
William P. Fields ------....------ osford -----....Florida
Edward B. Greene ----------- Ocala-------..........Florida
William T. Harrison --..----.--.- Parrish -------. Florida
James T. Hathaway .-----------...Bonifay .------- Florida








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Sherod Sheffield Keene, Jr.......------Lake City ----.. Florida
Roswell King ....---------------- Jacksonville --...Florida
Bascom Mathis ...-- ----------. Ponce de Leon -Florida
Martin L. Mershon...---....----Gainesville -----. Florida
Charles M. Moon ....---------- -Kissimmee .... Florida
Martin L. O'Berry.--------...--_ Kissimmee ----.. Florida
William C. Price-----.--.------- Marianna. ------Florida
Redden W. Randell- .----------..Madison-..------Florida
Joseph Shoemaker-.------... --... Gainesville ----- Florida
Thomas S. Trantham.---------.. Camden -------.. S. C.
R. F. Walker---...-------.. ------. Auburndale ..----Florida
W. Stanton Walker.--.---.------ Jacksonville --...Florida
Robert F. Whiting ------- ------Gainesville -----. Florida

SPECIAL STUDENTS.
Name City State
James E. Keene --------.------.. Lake City .......Florida
Rufus L. King------........------olumbia--.----..Ala.
Masuji Miyakawa----------.-----Washington ---.. D. C.
Horace H. Tarbox--.----------... Chicago---......Ill.

























ALUMNI OF THE COLLEGE OF LAW.


CLASS OF 1910.

Name Occupation Address
E. C. Calhoun ----------- Attorney -----....- Perry, Fla.
L. P. Hardee .- .----- Attorney--.--. Gainesville, Fla.
C. C. Small ------------.. Attorney ---.-- Lake City, Fla.














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The University of Florida, supported by the State and
Federal Governments, offers instruction in the following
Colleges:
1. College of Arts and Sciences, leading to degrees of
B. S., B. A. and B. A. in Pedagogy.
2. College of Agriculture, leading to the degree of B. S.
in Agriculture.
3. College of Engineering, leading to degrees of B. S. in
Mechanical Engineering, B. S. in Electrical Engineering and
B. S. in Civil Engineering.
4. College of Law, leading to degree of LL. B.
Three new buildings just completed. Three more pro-
vided for by recent Legislature of Florida. Soon there will
be nine magnificent brick and stone structures on a beauti-
ful campus. Increase of 125 per cent. in enrollment during
past two years shows fine optimistic and wholesome spirit
at the State University. Fine moral tone. Exceptional ad-
vantages.
For catalogue, address the President of the University.




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