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DURING THE TIME OF THESE REPORTS.
EDWARD DOUGLASS WHITE, CHIEF JUSTICE.
GEORGE WOODWARD WICKERSHAM, ATTORNEY GENERAL.
1 For allotment of THE CHIEF JUSTICE and Associate Justices among the several circuits see next page.
: MR. JUSTICE HARLAN died on October 14, 1911 (see p. v, post). He took no part in the decisions of any cases submitted during October Term, 1911, and reported in this volume. On February 19, 1912, Presi-' dent Taft nominated Mahlon Pitney, Chancellor of the State of New Jersey, as Associate Justice to succeed MR. JUSTICE HARLAN. confirmed by the Senate on March 13, 1912, commissioned on the same day, and on March 18, 1912, qualified, and immediately took his seat upon the bench.
MR. JUSTICE Day was necessarily absent during October Term, 1911, until January, 1912 (see page xxix, post), and took no part in any of the decisions reported in this volume except those argued and submitted during October. Term, 1910.
SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES.
ALLOTMENT OF JUSTICES, JANUARY 9, 1911.
ORDER: There having been a Chief Justice and three Associate Justices of this court appointed since the last allotment of the Chief Justice and Associate Justices among the circuits.
Therefore, in pursuance of Section 606 of the Revised Statutes, it is now here ordered by the court that the following allotment of the Chief Justice and Associate Justices among the circuits be, and the same is hereby, made, and that such allotment be entered of record, viz.:
For the First Circuit, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Associate
Justice. For the Second Circuit, Charles E. Hughes, Associate
Justice. For the Third Circuit, Horace H. Lurton, Associate
Justice. For the Fourth Circuit, Edward D. White, Chief Justice. For the Fifth Circuit, Joseph R. Lamar, Associate
Justice. For the Sixth Circuit, John M. Harlan, Associate Justice. For the Seventh Circuit, William R. Day, Associate
Justice. For the Eighth Circuit, Willis Van Levanter, Associate
Justice. For the Ninth Circuit, Joseph McKenna, Associate
PROCEEDINGS ON THE DEATH OF
MR. JUSTICE HARLAN.
John MARSHALL HARLAN, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, died at his home, in Washington, District of Columbia, on Saturday, October 14, 1911, after an illness of four days. He attended the opening session of October Term, 1911, on Monday, October 9 and the session of the following day. He did not attend any other.
On Monday, October 16, on the opening of court The CHIEF JUSTICE said:
“Gentlemen of the Bar-It is my painful duty to announce the death of MR. JUSTICE HARLAN. The court will stand adjourned until Wednesday morning next without the transaction of business of any kind to-day.”
The funeral of MR. JUSTICE HARLAN took place at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, October 17, 1911. The interment was at Rock Creek Cemetery in the District of Columbia.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1911. The Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States and the Officers of the court met in the Court Room in the Capitol at twelve o'clock.
On motion of Mr. Louis T. MICHENER, MR. AUGUSTUS E. WILLSON was chosen Chairman and MR. JAMES H. McKENNEY, Secretary,