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... out Early Journal Content at http://about.jstor.org/participate--jstor/individuals/early-journal--content. JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary source objects. JSTOR helps people discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform, and preserves this content for future generations. JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not--for--profit organization that also includes Ithaka S+R and Portico. For more information about JSTOR, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. 12 VIRGINIA LAW REGISTER. NEWS OF THE PROFESSION. Governor Names J. M. Bauserman.-Governor Swanson has appointed Hon. Jos. M. Bauserman, of Shenandoah, to succeed Colonel L. W. Lane, Jr., of Williamsburg, as Commissioner of State Hospitals, for a term of four years, beginning March 1, 1907. The position is an attractive and responsible one,.and pays $2,000 per year and traveling expenses. The place was created by the new Constitution, and Colonel Lane is its first incumbent, and was named by former Governor Montague. The commissioner is not only the general supervisor of all the hospitals in the State, but is ex-officio chairman of the general board of directors. Mr. Bauserman is a native of Shenandoah county, and is forty-one years old. At the age of nineteen he became deputy to the clerk of the County Court of Shenandoah county, and for eleven years gave constant and efficient service. At the end of that period he formed a partnership for the practice of law with Judge Frank S. Tavenner, now Senator for the counties of Frederick and Shenandoah and the city of Winchester. He was elected and re-elected Mayor of the town of Woodstock, which office he held for six years. He resigned to run for the Legislature in 1897, and was elected over a strong Republican by the unprecedented' majority of 880, thus attesting his great popularity in the county. In 1901 he was appointed commissioner of accounts by Judge T. W. Harrison. His partnership with Judge Tavenner has proved very successful, and he has had a wide experience in the courts. Mr. Bauserman possesses all the qualities of integrity, ability and energy, which go to make a man successful in his undertakings, and the public interests will be carefully guarded and intelligently looked after by him. 932 fMarch, Harman A. Dinwiddie.-Harman A. Dinwiddie, rec-ntly appointed deputy clerk U. S. Circuit and District Courts, at Charlottesville, has commn;nced practice, with his office in the Federal Court Room, Charlottesville. Mr. Dinwiddie took his B. L. degree at the University last year.