Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1911 by Franklin HichbornStory of the Session of the California Legislature of 1911 by Franklin Hichborn

Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1911

byFranklin Hichborn

Paperback | October 12, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...Sutherland, Telfer, Walker, Williams, Wilson, Wyllie, and Young--56. Against the bill--Beatty, Callaghan, Denegrl, Feeley, Fitzgerald, Griffln of Modesto, Harlan, Hayes, Kennedy, Lyon of San Francisco, McDonald, Mullally, Nolan, Rimiinger, Rodgers of San Francisco, Ryan, Sbragla, Schmitt, Tibbits, and Walsh--20. good-natured, but none the less cutting replies from the more tolerant supporters of the measure.2s5 Although the proponents of the measure had three times defeated the efforts of the saloon element to substitute the township for the county unit, that is to say, before the Assembly Committee on Public Morals, on the floor of the Assembly, and before the Senate Committee on Public Morals--in the fourth and last contest, the saloon interests carried their point. By a vote of 23 to 17 236 the Senate adopted Juilliard's 285 "Senator Wolfe," observed Senator Estudlllo humorously, in closing the debate, "reminds me of the story of the young lawyer who confessed to his senior that he had neither law nor facts to support his case. " 'Then,' replied the older lawyer, 'give the other fellows hell." "Senator Wolfe," concluded Estudlllo, "has no law and no facts on his side. He has therefore given my poor friends who support this bill, hell." But it remained for Senator Larkins to demonstrate the absurdity of Wolfe's arguments. "Senator Wolfe in opposing this bill," said Larkins, "makes a plea for the home. But Senator Wolfe knows that the saloon destroys the home. All we ask is that we Americans have opportunity to say to the men who are destroying our homes: 'You shall no longer dictate to us.' "Senator Wolfe has asked, What is the matter with California? "In reply, I would say that California has been cursed with two of the most rotten...
Title:Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1911Format:PaperbackDimensions:132 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.28 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217563384

ISBN - 13:9780217563383