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Nivex, HARBIET, Chelsea May 17 Walters & Co, New sq

London Gazette.- TUESDAY, April 12. PAIPPEN, ELI, Highgate, Nurseryman May 11 Howard & Shelton, Tower chmbrs,

BASKERVILLE, WALTER THOMAS Myxors, Radnor May 12 Francis & Calder, Adelaide Moorgate

pl, London bdge ROWLANDS, RICHARD WILLIAMS, Bangor, Carnarvon May 6 Thornton Jones, Bangor

EDGAR, ROBERT, Halifax May 2 Storey & Willans, Halifax

FARRAR, ALBERT, Brighouse, York, Baker June 1 George Furniss & Co, Brighouse SHEFFIELD, SARAH, Deptford May 28 Plews, Rood in

FLAMSTEED, CHARLOTTE CATHERINE, Bournemouth May 26 Riddell & Co, John st, TURNER, JANE, Manchester May 14 Slater & Co, Manchester

Bedford row

Griffin, John Joseph, Plaistow, MD May 12 Guillaume & Sons, Salisbury sq BUYTEN, CAROLINE FRANCK, née Van, Leicester pl, Leicester sq May 28 Michael Abrahams & Co, Old Jewry

LANGBEIN, Henry Cart., Boscombe May 9 Foster, Gracechurch st WALTER, John, Shepherd's Bush May 17 Baileys & Co, Berners st

Penistan, Joseph, Lincoln May 7 Andrew & Trotter, Lincoln WARREN, WILLIAM ROBERT, Witheridge, Devon May 6 Metcalfe & Birkett, Raymond PROCTER, Emma, Fulham June 5 Merriman & Co, Austin Friars

bldgs Weldin, MARY, Humber, Hereford May 9 Robinson & Son, Leominster

SMITH, ANDREW, Compton, nr Winchester June 1 Bowker & Sons, Winchester

Suite, Mary LOUISE, Redland, Bristol May 12 Wansbrough & Co, Bristol WHEELEB, WILLIAM, Tudor st, Cloth Factor June 1 Fraser, Soho sq

StelFox, John Wilson, Earlestown, Lancs, Bootmaker April 16 Longton, Warrington WHITE, Ann, Eccles, nr Manchester May 10 La Coste Bowden, Manchester

STREATER, JAMES HOBBS, Sloane st, Chemist May 14 Child & Child, Sloane st WINTER, MARTIA ELIZABETH, Gainsborough July 22 Iveson & Son, Gainsborough WITHINGTON, ELLZABETH, Bury, Lancs May 11 Crompton, Bury

BANKRUPTCY NOTICES. RICHARDS, WILLIAM Frank, Didsbury, Lancs, Plumber | Moritz, Lionel, Bury st, General Merchant April 20 at Stockport Pet April 5 Ord April 5

12 Bankruptcy bldgs, Carey st
London Gazette.-FRIDAY, April 8.

SPILLER, CHARLES HENRY, Bristol, Beerhouse Keeper MOULDING, HENRY, Blackburn, Cabinet Maker April 22
Bristol Pet April 6 Ord April 6

at 3 County Court House, Blackburn
RECEIVING ORDERS.

THORP, CHARLES Glover, Nottingham, Physician Not-ORAMS, GERGE WALTER, Evesham, Watchmaker April 16 ALESBURY, JANES, Pwllypant, Glam, Collier Cardiff Pet tingham Pet April 6 Ord April 6

at 12 Off Rec, 45, Copenhagen st, Worcester April 4 Ord April 4

TRESSLER, CARL ERNST AMANDUS FERDINAND LEOPOLD, Payne, Thomas, St John's Wood, Cook April 20 at 2.3) ASHWORTH, GEORGE HENRY, Dewebury, York Dewsbury Gracechurch st, Merchant High Court Pet April 5 Bankruptcy bldgs, Carey st Pet April 5 Ord April 5

Ord April 5

RIDELL, CHABLES FREDERICK, Victoria st, Publisher April BAMFORD, John EDWARD, Manchester, Quilt Manufacturer Trow, Thomas, Newtown, Montgomery, Grocer Newtown 21 at 12 Bankruptcy bldgs, Carey st Manchester Pet March 18 Ord April 6

Pet April 5 Ord April 5

SKUBE, Thomas George, and Jour MCCULLUM, Swansea, BASNETT, JAMES McMurk, Stoke upon Trent Stoke upon VINCENT, EDGAR John, Wavertree, Liverpool, Tea Mer Grocers April 15 at 11 Bankruptcy bldgs, Carey st Trent Pet April 5 Ord April 5

chant Liverpool Pet Feb 26 Ord April 5

SNOW, ARTHUR, Essex st, Strand, Solicitor April 21 at BAYLY, GEORGE, Earl's Court rd, Hosier High Court Pet WADDIE,, ALFRED GORDON, Liverpool Liverpool Pet 2.30 Bankruptcy bldgs, Carey st March 15 Ord April 5

March 22 Ord April 6

SQUIRES, Tuomas, Bletchley, Bucks, Butcher April 16 at BERENDT, Henry, Charterhouse földgs, Goswell rd, Clock WALTERS, John, and JOHN Jones, Ogmore Vale, Glam, 1 Off Rec, County Court buildings, Sheep st, NorthManufacturer High Court Pet March 14 Ord April Builders Cardiff Pet April 4° Ord April 4

ampton 5

WHITE, W A, Inverness ter, Hyde Park High Court Pet STEVENS, ARTHUR HORACE, and PERCY CREW HAXLEY, BLAKEMONE, Tou, Burton on Trent, Licensed Victualler Jan 5 Ord April 4

Little Poulteney st, Greengrocers April 20 at 12 BankBurton on Trent Pet April 2 Ord April 2

WILTSHIRE, JAMES HENBY, Mountain Ash, Glam, Fruiterer ruptcy bldgs, Carey st BRALESFORD, WILLIAM, Nottingham, Commission Agent Aberdare Pet April 5 Ord April 5

STONE, JOHN VOISEY, Bristol, Printer April 20 at 12 of Nottingham Pet April 5 Ord April 5

Rec, Baldwin st, Bristol BRICE, E H, Highbury, Cab Proprietor High Court Pet Amended notice substituted for that published in the Sutton, HERBERT, Eckington, Derbys, Miner April 16 at March 11 Ord April 5

London Gazette of April 1:

2.30 Angel Hotel, Chesterfield BRIGG, Thomas HARGREAVES, Harley st, Cavendish sq, SIMMONS, CHARLES EDWARD, Balsall Heath, Worcesters,

TALBOT, ELI, Worle, Somersets, Baker April 16 at 11 W Civil Engineer High Court Pet Feb 28 Ord March

I Tamlyn, High st, Bridgwater Gas Fitter Birmingham Pet March 29 Ord March Thomas, Hexey POWELL, Ponder's End, Draper April 21 28

29 BROCKLESBY, William, Leeds Leeds Pet April 2 Ord

at 3' 8, Temple chmbra, Temple avenue April 2

FIRST MEETINGS.

WILDE, GEORGE HENRY, Stockport, Licensed Victualler BURRILL, ROBERT, Fareham, Hants, Auctioneer Ports-Allinson, Joux BENJAMIN, Leeds, Boot Manufacturer

April 19 at 11.80 Off Rec, County chmbrs, Market pl, mouth Pet March 17 Ord April 1

Stockport

April 20 at 11 Off Rec, 22, Park row, Leeds CARAPATA, PETER, Sutherland avue, Harrow rd, General

WILLCOCKS, GEORGE, Falmouth, Saddler April 21 at 12 BATEY, WILLIAM, Gateshead, Builder April 18 at 11.30 Mining Agent High Court Pet Sept 3 Ord April 5

Off Rec, Bosca wen st, Truro

Off Rec, 30, Mosley st, Newcastle on Tyne
CARTER, GEORGE, Stoke St Milborough, Salop, Machinist BLAKEMORE, Tom, Burton on Trent, Licensed Victualler
Leominster Pet April 5_Ord April 5

ADJUDICATIONS.
April 15 at 11_Off Rec, 40, St Mary's gate, Derby
CLUCAS, GEORGE, Liverpool, Baker Liverpool Pet April Bring, Tuomas HARGREAVEs, Harleyst, Cavendish sq, AsuWORTH, GEORGE HENRY, Dewsbury Dewsbury Pet
5 Ord April 5

Civil Engineer April 19 at 12 Bankruptcy bldgs, April 5 Ord April 5 COATES, JOHN, Bradford, Yarn Merchant Bradford Pet

Carey st

BARTON, CHARLES CROKER, Lowndes sq, Belgravia High March 26 Ord April 6

BROADBENT, ALBERT EDWIN, Dewsbury, Plasterer April Court Pet Feb 21 Ord April 5 COLLINS & Co, Pentonville rd, Wall Paper Merchants 15 at 3.30 Off Rec, Bank chmbrs, Batley

BASNETT, JAMES MCTURK, Stoke upon Trent Stoke upon High Court Pet March 25 Ord April 5

BROADBENT, James, Barrow in Furness, Fishmonger April Trent Pet April 5 Ord April 5 CRAVEN, GEORGE HARRY, Pickering, Yorks, Corn Miller

15 at 12 Of Rec, 16, Cornwallis st, Barrow in BEVERLEY, WILLIAM HENRY, Brentwood, Essex, Lieutenant Scarborough Pet March 23 Ord April 6 Furness

Chelmsford Pet Nov 22 Ord March 25 DEATH, MICHAEL, Cricklewood High Court Pet March BUBRILL, ROBERT, Fareham, Hants, Auctioneer April 19 BLAKEMORE, Tom, Burton on Trent, Liteased Victualler 16 Ord April 5

at 3.30 Off Rec, Cambridge Junction, Highst, Burton on Trent Pet April 2 Ord April 2 DE RHODES, STANISLAS, Dulwich High Court Pet March

Portsmouth

BRALESFORD, WILLIAM, Gotham, Notts, Commission Agent 11 Ord April 5

CLEMENTS, THOMAS, New Swindon, Wilts, Fruiterer April Nottingham Pet April 5 Ord April 5 DEWICK, THOMAS JAMES, Barbican, Printer High Court

18 at 3.15 Off Rec, 46, Cricklade st, Swindon

Burton, ERNEST HERBERT, and STUART KINGSLEY CORKE, Pet April 5 Ord April 5

CLEWES, GEORGE HENBY, Dorby, Grocer April 15 at 11 45 Red Lion sq, Mount Makers High Court Pet March FLEETWOOD, THomas JAMES RICHARDSON, St Just in Rose Off Rec, 40, St Mary's gate, Derby

12 Ord April 2 land, Cornwall, Innkeeper Truro Pet April 6 Ord Cook, EDWARD, Gt Grimsby, Fish Merchant April 15 at CARTER, GEORGE, Stoke St Milborough, Salop, Machinist April 6 11.30 Off Rec, 15, Osborne st, Gt Grimsby

Leominster Pet April 4 Ord April 5 HARVEY, GEORGE, and John Harvey, Wellington, Salop, COTILE, ALFRED Wilson, Liverpool, Confectioner April

CABTER, LOBANCE WILLIAM, Old Broad st High Court Coachbuilders Madeley Pet April 4 Ord April 4 20 at 12 Off Rec, 35, Victoria st, Liverpool

Pet March 19 Ord April 2 HIRST, HENRY, Liversedge, York Dewsbury Pet April 6

DREWITT, FRANK Gibson, Gosport, Hants, Cycle Maker COTTLE, Alfred Wilson, Liverpool, Confectioner Lirer. Ord April 6

April 19 at 3 Of Rec, Cambridge junction, High st, pool Pet March 21 Ord April 6 HOBBINS, SAMUEL Wass, Stourton, Lincs High Court Portsmouth

DE L'Isle and Dudley, Lord, Wellington ct, KnightsPet July 17 Ord April 1

EDWARDS, Howell, Aberkenfig, Glam, Innkeeper April bridge High Court Pet Nov 11 Ord April 4 Horwood, FREDERICK, Yardley, Worcesters, Boot Maker

22 at 10.30 Off Rec, 29, Queen st, Cardiff

DENHAM, GEORGE, Brighouse, Cooper Halifax Pet April Birmingham Pet April 4 Ord April 4

Ewing, BASIL, Chesterfield, Corn Merchant April 16 at 2 1 Ord April 1 JELLIE, Joux STEPHENSON, Clifton, Bristol, Schoolmaster Angel Hotel, Chesterfield

DEWICK, Thomas James, Barbican High Court Pet April Bristol Pet April 6 Ord April 6

FIDLER, WALTER, New Basford, Notts, Card Puncher 5 Ord April 5 KEAST, WILLIAM, East Looe, Cornwall,' Watchmaker

April 19 at 12' Off Rec, 4, Castle pl, Park st, Notting- ELWOOD, Thomas, Liverpool, Tailor Liverpool Pet Feb Plymouth Pet April 5 Ord April 5 ham

23 Ord April 4 KELLY, JOHN JOSEPH, Liverpool, General Draper Liver- FIRTI, ARTHUR Owen, Mirfield, Rag Merchant April 15 FLEETWOOD, THOMAS JAMES RICHARDsox, St Just in Rose pool Pet April 4 Ord April 4 at 11 Off Rec, Bank chmbrs, Batley

land, Cornwall, Innkeeper Truro

Pet April 6 Ord KENNEDY, SIDNEY SCOTT, Ábchurch lane High Court | GiffoRD, SYDNEY Herbert, Tufnell Park, Miller April 16 April 6 Pet March 16 Ord April 6

at 12 Off Rec, 73, Castle st, Canterbury

HERZOG, FREDERICK, Stamford Hill, Cotton Broker High LANDES, JEAN, and Joseph REICHER, Manchester, Mer- HOBBINS, SAMUEL Wass, Stourton, Lincs April 20 at 2.30

Court Pet April 1 Ord April 2 chants Manchester Pet March 23 Ord April 5 LEFEVER, WALTER ALEXANDER, Hackney ra, Timber Houan, HENRY, Church Broughtov, Derbys, Baker April HOLLOWAF, William, Westgate on Sea, Solicitor Canter

Bankruptcy bldgs, Carey st

Hirst, HENRY, Liversedge, York Dewsbury Pet April 6 Merchant High Court Pet March 17 Ord April 6 LORD, JAMES, Byfield, Northampton, Butcher Northamp- HUNT, ALFRED, Plumstead, Tailor April 15 at 2.30 24, bury Pet Dec 23 Ord April 4 ton Pet April 6 Ord April 6

Railway app, London Bridge

Horwood, FREDERICK, Yardley, Boot Maker Birmingham MAY, JOHN WILLIAM, Clapham, Butcher Wandsworth Jones, CLEMENT SELKIRK, Peckham, Furniture Dealer Pet April 4 Ord April 5 Pet April 2 Ord April 2

April 15 at 2.30 Bankruptcy bldgs, Carey st

Hunt, ALTRED, Plumstead, Tailor Greenwich Pet March MOULD, ENOCH, JOSEPH Exocu Mould, BENJAMIN MOULD, Joxes, EMILY ELLEN, Walsall April 21 at 11.30 Of Rec,

30 Ord April 5 JOSHUA MOULD, CALEB EPHBATAH MOULD, Isaac Walsall

Joxes, CLEMENT Selkirk, Peckham, Furniture Dealer MOULD, Scholar Green, Chester, Colliery Proprietors Jones, ROBENT, and William JAMES Jones, Llanelly, High Court Pet Feb 21 Ord April 5 Macclesfield Pet April 2 Ord April 2

Builders April 16 at 11.30 Off Rec, 4, Queen st, Car- Kelly, JOHN JOSEPH, Liverpool, General Draper Lirer. ORMANDY, WILLIAM, Southport, Estate Agent Wigan Pet marthen

pool Pet April 4 Ord April 4 April 6 Ord April 6

Jones, William, Bethesda, Shoemaker April 20 at 12.45 Mar, John William, Clapham, Butcher Wandsworth PHILLIPS, ALFRED, Cardiff, Horse Dealer Cardiff Pet Ship Hotel, Bangor

Pet April 1 Ord April 2 April 4 Ord April 4

Jones, WILLIAM, Great Yarmouth, Waiter April 16 at MILLINGTON, JAMES, Much Wenlock, Sulp, Licensed PLATNAUER, ALBERT Louis, and PERCY LOUIS PLATNAUER, Birmingham, Wholesale Jewellers Birmingham Pet LITTLE, Joux Wilson, NoFolk, Blacksmith April 16 at 1 MOULD, ENOCH, JOSEPH'Exoch MOULD, BENJAMIN MOTL.DE

Off Rec, 8, King st, Norwich Peatr, JAMES, Bradford, Contractor Bradford Pet April LLOYD, THOMAS, Bangor, Coal Merchant April 20 at 12.15 Isaac MOULD, Scholar Green, Chester, Colliery Pro5 Ord April 5 Bhip Hotel, Bangor

prietors Macclesfield Pet April 1 Ord April 2 PRICE, DAVID, Swansea, Milk Vendor Swansea Pet Lock, THOMAS, Reading, Horse Dealer April 21 at 11.30 ORMANDY, WILLIAM, Southport, Estate Agent Wigan Pet Procton, CHARLES, Green st, Bethnal Green, Furniture Lorados, Aktuur, Boston, Lincs, Licensed Victualler Orue.WERD, ROBERT ORME, Dartmouth, Devon Plymouth Broker High Court Pet March 17 Ord April 6 April 21 at 12.15 Off Reo, 4 & 6, West st, Boston

Pet Feb 19 Ord April 5

Subscription, PAYABLE IN ADVANCE, which in- LONSDALE PRINTING WORKS,

PAGETT, John, Newport, Mon, Boot Dealer Newport, NORTHMORE, Solomox, Ugborough, Devon, Butcher Plyo B MARTIN & LANGLEY, Solicitors, 59, Government

DIAMONDS, PEARLS,

RITISH COLUMBIA-YUKON.Mon Pet March 28 Ord April 6

mouth Pet April 7 Ord April 7 PRATT, JAMES, Bradford, Contractor Bradford Pet April Waite, RICHARD, Burnley, Grocer Burnley Pet April 7 5 Ord April 5

Ord April 7

street, Victoria, B.C., Canada; cable address“ Marlang." PRICE, DAVID, Swansea, Milk Vendor Swansea Pet

March 23 Ord April 5
Stockport Te: April 5 Crd April 5

Assistant Bangor Adjud Aug 13, 1897 Annul
STEVENS, ARTHUR HOBACE, and Percy Crew HANLEY,

March 23

Bolting or Kicking of Horses, or by being Run into by Little Pulteney st, Greengrocers Bigh Court Pet

other Vehicles.

Pulicies issued for the Year or Season only. Prospectusos April 1 Ord April 5 STONE, JOHN VOISEY, Bristol, Printer Bristol Pet March

post-free. 30 Ord April 4

Ali letters intended for publication in the Imperial Accident, Live Stock and General INSURANCE STOTT-MILNE, Johx, and ROBERT STOTT-Milne, Bredbury,

Co., LIMITED, Dr Stockport, Colliery Proprietors Stockport Pet

Solicitors' Journalmust be autheniicated Feb 28 Ord April 6

17, Pall Mall East, London, S.W. THORMAN, WILLIAM Johx, Finsbury High Court Pet Feb by the name of the writer.

Agen's Wanted. 19 Ord April 6 THORP, CHARLES GLOVER, Nottingham, Physician Not

tingham Pet April 6 Ord April 6 TRESSLER, CARL ERNST ANANDUS FERDINAND LEOPOLD, Mark lane, Merchant High Court Pet April 5 Ord

LONSDALE BUILDINGS, 27, CHANCERY LANE. cludes Indexces, Digests, Statutes, and PostApril 6 WILTSHIRE, JAMES HENRY, Mountain Ash, Glam, Fruiterer Aberdare Pet April 4 Ord April 5

age, 528. WEEKLY REPORTER, in wrapper, ALEXANDER SHEPHEARD, London Gazette.-TUESDAY, April 12,

PRINTERS and PUBLISHERS. RECEIVING ORDERS. 268.; by Post, 288. SOLICITORS' JOURNAI,

BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, MAGAZINES. Bolivart, RICHARD ARTHUR, Headingley, Leeds, Archi 26s.; by Post, 28s. Volumes bound at the tect Leeds Pet April 7 Ord April 7

NEWSPAPERS & PERIODICALS. COLLIER, Joseph Henry, Bulwell, Nottingham, Assistant

And all General and Commercial Work, Surgeon Nottingham Pet April 7 Ord April 7

office-cloth, 2s. 9d., half law calf, 58. 6d. Davies. Owex, Llanelly, Grocer Carmarthen Pet April

Every description of Printing-large or small. 6 Ord April 6 DECRY, SAMUEL, sen, Eastbourne, Livery Stable Keeper

COMMON DISEASES.

Printere of THE SOLICITORS' JOURNAL Newspaper, Eastbourne Pet March 22 Ord April 7

2.-THE LUNGS. EASTICK, Walter, Gt Yarmouth Ĝt Yarmouth Pet

Lung troubles in the British Isles are more common than

Authors advised with as to Printing and Publishing. April 7 Ord April 7 any other diseases. Simple catarrhs or colds lead to bron

Estimates and all information furnished. HEBDOY, ALFRED, Goole, Yorks, Keelman Wakefield Pet April 7 Ord April 7 chitis and inflammation of the lungs. In addition to these

Contracts entered into. JONES, John, Clydach, Glams, Farmer Swansea Pet

minor troubles the lungs are subject to diseases due to April 7_Ord April 7

germs such as consumption. When at a mean sea level the Leighton, Thomas, Gt Grimsby, Potter Gt Grimsby Pet

April 4 Ord April 4
MORBIS, JOSEPH, Kingston upon Hull, Liqueur Manufac-

all the lung substance is called into play. That is how turer Kingston upon Hull Pet April 7_Ord April 7

consumptives are sent to places a mile and more above sea NORTHMORE, Solomox, Ugborough, Devon, Butcher Ply- Pneumonia is another disease due to germs. More care is

level, where they are benefited and sometimes cured. mouth Pet April 7 Ord April 7 WAITE, RICHARD, Burnley, Grocer Burnley Pet April 7 required in cold, damp weather to keep them free from Ord April 7

trouble than any other organs of our body. The question FIRST MEETINGS.

of pure air is a vital one, and exercise in all weathers in

the open air is of the utmost importance. But over and Chapman, Daniel, and Thomas COLYER Sheffield, Bir- above all is the absolute necessity for keeping the body in

mingham, Drapers April 21 at 11 174, Corporation robust health. See how quickly a weakly, anemic person bldgs, Birmingham

catches cold, and how soon it flies to the lungs. Dennis, William ALBERT, Sunderland, Fruiterer April Dr. Tibbles' Vi-Cocoa, with its pure Caracas Cocoa, 20 at 3 Off Rec, 25, John st, Sunderland

Kola, Extract of Malt, and Extract of Hops, is not a EISENBERG, ABRAHAM HARRIS, Cardiff, Tobacconist April medicine, but imparts nourishment, and comes to the 21 at 11 Off Rec, 29, Queen st, Cardiff

rescue by building up strength and vigour. FLETCHER, JAMES, and JOHN ARTHUR Hirst, Burnley,

Mothers who would keep their children in good health Electrical Engineers April 19 at 3.30 Off Rec, Byrom

Prepared from finest ENGLISH MEATS should give them morning and evening Dr. Tibbles' Viit, Manchester Cocou made with hot milk. Delicate men and women who

Of all Chemists and Grocers. Jackson, EDWARD, Huyton, or Liverpool, Paint Manufac

have weak lungs, to be hale, robust, and healthy, shouid turer April 26 at 12 Off Rec, 85, Victoria st, Liver use Dr. Tibbles' Vi-Cocoa morning and evening, and

BRAND & CO., LTD., MAYFAIR, W., & MAYFAIR pool all men who have to be exposed to the bleak un

WORKS, VAUXHALL, LONDON, S.W. Lillie, Douglas, Post Clarence. Durham, Grocer April certainty of our trying climate should fortify them27 at 3 Off Rec, 8, Albert id, Middlesborougă selves before they face their daily toil with Dr. Tibbles'

PEL GO GUINEAS ORMANDY, WILLIAM, Southport, Estate Agent April 19 at Vi-Cocou, and they can then brave the fury of the 3 Cout house, King st, Wigan

element with equanimity. The writer speaks from Pears, Jonathan Bowros, Sunderland, Ropemaker April personal experience and from observations of bene20 at 3.30 Off Rec, 25, John st, Sunderland ficial effects on others. Tea opens the pores and tem

LIVERPOOL. SEYMOUR, WILLIAM, Soham, Cambridge, Farmer April 19 porarily excites, coffee stimulates the action of the heart,

FOR TRAINING at 11 Off Rec, 5, Fetty Cury, Cambridge whilst Dr. Tibbles' Vi-Cocoa gives strength, stamina, and

YOUNG GENTLEMEN Trow, Tuomas, Newtown, Montgomery, Grocer April 21 builds up and strengthens the lung tissues. It is indeed a

TO BECOME OFFICERS at 12.30 1, High st, Newtown wonderful food beverage. Nothing has ever been dis

IN MERCHANT STEAMERS. WILDGOOSE, JOB, Ardwick, Manchester April 22 at 2 30 covered that can appro it in giving lightness of heart,

FOR PROSPECTUS APPLY TO Off Rec, Byrom st, Manchester joy of life, fleetness of foot, and that general feeling of

THE CAPT., AT MILLER.R.N. ADJUDICATIONS.

comfort which only comes from a full capacity to enjoy

every pleasure, moral, intellectual, and physical. BATEY, WILLIAM, Gateshead, Buil ler Newcastle on Tyne Dr. Tibbles' Vi-Cocoa can be obtained from all chemists, Pet Feb 12 Ord April 5

grocers, and stores, or from Dr. Tibbles' Vi-Cocoa, Limited, BROOKFIELD, WILLIAM, EDWARD BROOKFIELD, and WILLIAM

60, 61, and 62, Bunhill-row, London, E.C. BALL, Longton, Staffs, Earthenware Manufacturers

Merit, and merit alone, is what we claim for Dr. Stoke upon f'rent Pet March 29 Ord April 7

Tibbles' Vi-Cocoa, and we are prepared to send to any Beowx, A.SETTE JARE, Cardiff Cardiff Pet March 8 reader (a postcard will do) who names the SOLICITORS Ord April 7

JOURNAL a dainty sample tin of Dr. Tibbles' Vi-Cocoa. Browx, Jons Croxton, Stanwick, Northamptons North

ainpton Pet March 26 Ord April 7 EULLIVANT, RICHARD ARTHUR, Headiogley, Leeds, Archi

THE REVERSIONARY INTEREST SOCIETY, tect Leeds Pet April 7 Ord April 7

LIMITED CARRISGTON, THEODORE, Clifton, Bristol Bristol Pet

(ESTABLISHED 1828), March 25 Ord April 7

Purchase Reversionary Interests in Real and Personal
COLLIER, JO:EPH Henry, Bulwell, Nottingham, Assistant Property, and Life Interests and Life Policies, and

Surgeon Nottingham Pet April 7 Ord April 7 Advance Money upon these Securities.
DAVIES, David MORGAN, Penarth, Glam, Clothier Cardiff Paid-up Share and Debenture Capital, £616,523.
Pet March 14 Ord April 7

The Society has moved from 17, King's Arms-yard, to
Davies, Owen, Llanelly, Grocer Carmarthen Pet April

30, COLEMAN STREET, E.C.
6 Ord April 6
Dcgoax, Evan, Bromyard, Hereford, Grocer Worcester SPATRIA AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE

Pet March 12 Ord April 5
Eastick, Walter, Gt Yarmouth Gt Yarmouth Pet
Apa il 7 Ord April 7

raising districts of the country. Practical and scientific Farrow, WILLIAM, Colne Engaine, Eskex, Farmer Col

instruction. Success in Examinations of Surveyors' Instichester Pet March 11 Ord April 6

tution. Preparation for colonies. Six farms, creamery Geast, Joux Walker, Stantonbury, Bucks, Draper

workshops.
J. SMITH HILL, B.A., B.Sc., Principal.

S. FISHER 188, Strand,
Northampton Pet March 23 Ord April 7
HEBDOS, ALFRED, Goole, Yorks, Keelmin Wakefield Pet
April 7_ Ord April 7

17 & 18 PICCADILLY

SPINK & SON JACKSOX, EDWARD, Huyton, nr Liverpool, Paint Manu

W. facturer Liverpcol Pet March 8 Ord April 7

COLD JEWELLERY,

beg respectfully to JOSEs, Jorn, Clydach, Glam, Farmer Swansea Pet April

announce that they 4 Ord April 7

PLATE MEDALS

ACCURATELY APPRAISE LEIGHros, THOMAS, Gt Grimsby, Potter Gt Grimsby Pet

&c. JEWELS and SILVER April 4 Ord April 4

VALUED

PLATE, &c., for the Logios, CoxstASTINE, Manchester, Commission Agent

LEGAL PROFESSION or Manchester Pet March 19 Ord April 7

PURCHASED OR EXCHANGED PURCHASE the same for Morris, Jos PH, Kingston upon Hull, Liqueur Manufac

AND

cash if desired. Estabturer Kingston upon Huil Pet April 7 Ord April 7

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lished 1772. NAFLOR, GEORGE Hey, Hoyland Nether, Yorks, Postmas er Barnsley Pet March 16 Ord April 5

Tinder the patronage of H.M. The Queen and H.S.H, Prince Louis Battenberg, K.C.B.

exygen is plentiful, all the breathing capacity of the lung: BRAND & CO.'S

SPECIALTIES

FOR INVALIDS. BEEF TEA,

MEAT JUICE, &c.,

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ESTABLISHED 1851.
TREATMENT OF INEBRIETY.

Sale days for the Year 1898,

Messrs. BIRK BECK BANK DALRYMPLE

TAREBROTHER, ELLIS, EGERTON, Southampton-buildings, Chancery-lane, London, W.C.

BREACA, GALSWORTHY, & Co. beg to announce RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS.

that the following days have been fixed for their SALES INVESTED FUNDS

£8,000,005.

For Gentlemen, under the Act and privately. at the AUCTION MART, Tokenhouse gard, during the For Terms, &c., apply to

year 1899:Namber of Accounts, 75,061.

Thursday, April 28.

Thursday, July 23.
R. WELSH BRANTHWAITE,

Thursday, May 12.

Taursday, August 4. TWO-AND-A-HALF per CENT. INTEREST allowed

Medical Superintendent. Tuesday, May 17.

Thursday, August 11. on DEPOSITS, repayable on demand. TREATMENT OF INEBRIETY and ABUSB of DRUGS. Thursday, May 23.

Wednesday, May 18. TWO per CENT. on CURRENT ACCOUNTS, on the

Thursday, September 22.

Thursday, October 13. minimum monthly balances, when not drawn below £100

Thursday, June 2.

Thursday, October 27. STOCKB, SHARES, and ANNUITIES purchased and HIGH SHOT

Thursday, June 9. sold for customers.

Thursday, November 10. Thursday, June 23.

Thursday, November 21, ST. MARGARET'S, TWICKENHAM,

Thursday, June 30.

Thursday, December 1.
SAVINGS DEPARTMENT.
For Gentlemen under the Acts and privately. Terms,

Thursday, July 14.
Small Deposits received, and Interest allowed monthly on

Thursday, Decomber 15, ench completed £l.

2} W 4 Guineas.

Thursday, July 21. The BIRKBECK ALMANACK, with full particulars Apply to Medical Superintendent,

No. 29, Fleot-street, Templo-bar, and 18, Old Brond.

street, E.O. post free.

F. BROMHEAD, B.A., M.B. (Camb.). M.R.C.S. (Eng.)
Telephone No. 65005.
Telegraphic Address : “BIRKBECK, LONDON.”

INEBRIETY.

MESSRS. STIMSON SONS,
PRANCIS RAVENSCROFT, Manager.

Auctioneers, Surveyors, and Valuers,
EDE AND SON,
MELBOURNE HOUSE, LEICESTER.

Land, House, and Estate Agents,
PRIVATE HOME FOR LADIES.

8, MOORGATE BTREET, BANK, E.C.. MAKERS.

Medical Attendant: CHAS. J. BOND, F.R.C.S. Eng.,
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AND
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and on other days as occasion may require. BOBBS POR QUBEN'S COUNSEL AND BARRISTBRS.

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of Mortgages, Receiverships in Chancery, References and Law Wigs and Gowns for Registrars, Town

Arbitrations, the Adjustment of Compensation and other Olerks, and Olerke of the Peace,

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of Rents, &c. Corporation Robes, University and Clergy Gowns.

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MILLS AND MANUFACTORIES,
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AUCTION SALES.
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Joint

MORTGAGES
F, H. CLAYTON, 1 Secretaries,
ON MANSIONS AND FLAT

take place MONTHLY, at the MART, and include
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BTREET,

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Freehold Ground-rents Wanted.
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Principals placed in

be had on application at their Offices. Messrs. Hield & direct communication with clients.

Sons undertake surveys of all kinds, and give special Lowest Current Rates.

GIBSON'S AUCTION AND ESTATE OFFICE, attention to Rating and Compensation Claims. Offres Liberal and Prompt Settlements.

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FOR SALES AND VALUATIONS.
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Country Offices :

BETWEEN REGENT-STREET AND BOXD-STREET.
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Telegraphic Address, Cogitata, London,"
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RECEIVERS, AND BAILIFFS.
Auction Room for Sale of Furniture and every descrip-
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Offices: 227, LOWER CLAPTON-ROAD, N.E., and at 66, GREY-
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HOUND-LANE, STRKATUAM, S.W. The choicest roasted nibs (broken-up beans) of the

WEST KENSINGTON. natural Cocoa on being subjected to a powerful hydraulic pressure, give forth their excess of oil, leaving for use a

J. W. SIBLEY, finely-flavoured powder-"Cocoaine," a product which, AUCTIONEER, ESTATE AGENT, VALUER,

Open daily for reception of when prepared with boiling water, has the consistence

RECEIVER BY APPOINTMENT. of tea, of which it is now, with many, beneficially taking The Cedars Estate Office, (opposite) West Kensisgro:

FURNITURE, JEWELS, PLATE, PICTURES, the place. Its active principle being a gentle nerve stimulant, supplies the peeded energy without unduly

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EPPS'S COCOAINE.

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ROYAL EXCHANGE ASSURANCE.

VOL. XLII., No. 25.
INCORPORATED A.D. 1720.
FOR SEA, FIRE, LIFE AND ANNUITIES.
CHIEF OFFICE: ROYAL EXCHANGE, LONDON.
FUNDS, £4,000,000. CLAIMS PAID, £38,000,000.

LONDON, APRIL 23, 1898.
FIRE.
INSURANCES ARE GRANTED AGAINST LOSS OR DAMAGE BY FIRE on
PROPERTY of almost every description, at Moderate Rates.

The Editor cannot undertake to return rejected contributions, aud
LIFE.
DEATH DUTY POLICIES–Payment Direct to Revenue Authorities before grant zopies should be kept of all articles sent by writers who are not on
of Probate.
Apply for Full Prospectus to

the regular staff of the JOURNAL.

E. R. FANDCOCK, Secretary.
THE OLDEST & WEALTHIEST EXISTING MORTGAGE INSURANCE OFFICE,
THE LAW GUARANTEE AND TRUST SOCIETY,

Contents.
LIMITED.

CURRENT TOPIOS
423 New ORDERS, &c.

423 COMPULSORY SALES AND COVENANTS

LAW SOCIETIES ................................. 432 SUBSCRIBED CAPITAL £1,000,000. PAID-UP £100,000. RUNNING WITH THE REVERSION 425 LAW STUDENTS' JOURNAL.................. 433

MR. WARR'S BILL FOR EXEMPTING

LEGAL NEWS

433 FIDELITY GUARANTEES OF ALL KINDS. ADMINISTRATION AND LUNACY

GRADUATES FROM THE FINAL EXAMI COURT PAPERS.............

434 BONDS. MORTGAGE, DEBENTURE, LICENSE, AND CONTINGENCY

NATION ...........................................

427 WINDING UP NOTIOKS ........................... 439 INSURANCE. TRUSTEESHIPS FOR DEBENTURE-HOLDERS, &c.

REVIEWS ........................................... 427 CREDITORS' NOTICES........................... 439
CORRESPONDENOB ................................

429
BANKBUPTOY NOTIOS8..............

440 HEAD OFFICE: 49, Chancery-lane, W.C. | CITY OFFICE: 56, Moorgate-street, E.C. IMPORTANT TO SOLICITORS

Cases Reported this Week.
In Drawing LEASES or MORTGAGES of
LICENSED PROPERTY

In the Solicitors' Journal. In the Weekly Reporter. To see that the Insurance Covenants include a policy covering the risk of

Allhusen v. Ealing and South Harrow Allhusen v. Ealing and South Harrow LOSS OR FORFRITURE OF THE LICENSB.

Railway Co.....

Railway Co....

383 Suitable clauses, settled by Counsel, can be obtained on application to Batt's Trade-Marks, Re

Bryant v. Hancock & Co.

385 THE LICENSES INSURANCE CORPORATION AND Brooke and Fremlin's Contract, Re

Baxter v. Leche and Otherg

Cadell and Another v. Wilcocks and GUARANTEE FUND, LIMITED

Manchester Brewery Co. (Lim.) v. Eccles and Others v. Mills and Others 393

North Cheshire and Manchester 24, MOORGATE STREET, LONDON, E.C.

Harrop v. Ossett (Mayor and CorporaBrewery Co. (Lim.)

429 tion of) Mortgages "Guaranteed on Licensed Properties promptly, without Mayfair. Property Co. (Lim.), Re. Keck and Hart's Contract and the

Bartlett v. Mayfair Property Co.

Vendor and Purchaser Act, 1874, In re 399 special valuation and at low rates.

(Lim )

Knight (Appellant) v. Tho Langport North v. Percival

District Drainage Board (ReALLIANCE ASSURANCE COMPANY. White's Charities, Re. Charity Com spondents)

missioners v. London (Mayor and "Knight of St. Michael," The......... Established 1824. Capital, £5,000,000 Sterling,

Corporation of)

Wickens, Ex parte
HEAD OFFICE: BARTHOLOMEW LANE, LONDON.

Chairman: RIGHT HON. LORD ROTHSCHILD.
LONDON BRANCHES : 1, ST. JAMES'S ST., 8.W.; 63, CHANCERY LANE, W.C.;
NORFOLK ST., STRAND; WIGMORE ST! ; 3, MINCING LANE, E.C.
LIFE AND FIRE INSURANCES AT MODERATE RATES,

CURRENT TOPICS.
Life Policies free from Restrictions, with Perfect Security and Liberal Bonuses.
Special forms of Policies have been prepared to provide for payment of ESTATE DUTIES. WE PRINT elsewhere new rules under the Solicitors Act,

LEASEHOLD AND SINKING FUND POLICIES.
Full Prospectuses on application.
ROBERT LEWIS, Chief Secretary.

1888, which enable evidence in proceedings before the Discipline

Committee to be taken in certain cases by affilavit. At present LEGAL AND GENERAL LIFE ASSURANCE the practice is for all evidence to be taken by oral examination, SOCIETY.

although affidavit evidence is allowed to be used when the report of the committee is brought before the court. It is now

provided that in any case in which the solicitor does not appear ESTABLISHED 1836.

and the committee determine to proceed in his absence, and in any other case with the consent in writing of the solicitor, the

committee FUNDS

either

may, as to the whole case or as to any particu£ 3,000,000

lar facts, receive evidence given by affidavit. For this purpose INCOME

£ 390,000

the affidavit upon which the application is made will be availYEARLY BUSINESS

£1,000,000 able. Considering the nature of the charges which come before BUSINESS IN FORCE

· £11,700,000

the committee and the importance of requiring strict proof, it

is clear that this power of taking ovidence by affidavit will THE PERFECTED SYSTEM of Life Assurance is peculiar to this Society that the committee can only proceed in the absence of the

have to be used with caution. It is to be observed, however, and embraces every modern advantage.

solicitor if, having regard to all the circumstances of the case, PERFECTED MAXIMUM POLICIES.

they are of opinion that such absence is the result of gross

negligence or of an intention to avoid or delay proceedings. WITHOUT PROFITS. The Rates for these Whole Life Policies are very moderate.

THE APPEAL list for the Easter Sittings contains 187 appeals, Age Premium Age Premium Age

Premium

of which 44 are from the Chancery Division, 6 from the Pro20 £1 78% 30 £1 16 % / 40 £2 10 %

bate, &c., Division, 119 from the Queen's Bench Division; and

there are also 4 appeals in bankruptcy and 14 cases in the £1,000 POLICY WITH BONUSES

New Trial Paper. This is a considerable advance from the last

sittings, at the commencement of which there were 165 appeals, According to last results.

and a still greater increase on the number a year ago, when Valuation at 2 p.c. :—Hm. Table of Mortality.

there were only 85 appeals.

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matters other than witness actions number 16 only), 167 before latter matters have been provided for. It has often struck us that ROMER, J., 19 witness actions transferred to BARNES, J., and 36 a somewhat modified arrangement would produce a better market witness actions transferred to BYRNE, J., making a total of 685 for agricultural property than now exists, and we should be glad causes and matters for hearing, as against 719 at the commence to hear from any of our readers whether the experiment has been ment of the last sittings and 667 a year ago. There are 93 tried by any private owner. company matters before Mr. Justice WRIGHT.

THE APPROACH of war between the United States and SpainTHE QUEEN's Bench Division lists contain 633 actions for a war which must be largely of a maritime character-has led to trial, as against 831 at the commencement of last sittings and much speculation as to the extent to which the belligerents will 801 a year ago. There are 120 matters for a Divisional Court claim or will be allowed to exercise the right of capturing and 19 appeals in bankruptcy.

enemy's goods in neutral vessels. There is no doubt about the proposition that all capture of enemy's goods within the actual

territory of a neutral State is absolutely forbidden, and it might THE COUNCIL of the Incorporated Law Society are continuing have come within the protection of the rule. But in fact it has

have been supposed that neutral ships, wherever found, would the work which they have recently undertaken of furnishing been extended only to the public vessels of a neutral State, and the members of the society with manuals likely to be of service been extended only to the public vessels of a neutral State, and to them. They propose to follow their recent issue of the over these neither the right of visitation and search, of capture, "Handbook to the Incorporated Law Society” with a book of nor any other belligerent right can be exercised on the high seas

(Wheaton's International Law, 3rd English edition, p. 597). 120 pages, containing a selection of cases affecting solicitors, Private ships, however, are regarded as no part of the territory including cases reported up to the end of Trinity Term, 1896. of the State to which the owners belong, and the constant usage of The digest is divided into headings dealing with retainer belligerent nations from the earliest times has subjected enemy's and authorities, dutios, privileges, general lien, particular lien, goods in neutral vessels to capture and condemnation as prize solicitor-trustees, dealings between solicitor and client, partner of war. Sometimes, indeed, special ordinances have extended ship authorities, agency, and solicitor and client costs ; and this liability to the ship in which the enemy's goods are carried. under each of these headings the results of the leading decisions This course was taken by Louis XIV. in his marine ordinance of will be found stated. At the close of the work there is a sum

1681, and all vessels laden with enemy's goods were declared mary, stating shortly the results of the decisions and containing lawful prize of war; and for some time after that date this rule references to them ; constituting, in fact, a sort of code. The book is likely to be found extremely useful in every solicitor's further rule that the goods of a neutral in an enemy's ship are

appears to have been applied both in France and Spain. The office.

liable to seizure is no part of international law, though of course

the presence there of the goods raises a presumption that they IT WILL BE SEEN from the report of the annual meeting of the are onemy's property, which it lies on the owner to rebut. Here Associated Provincial Law Societies, which we print elsewhere, again, however, the special laws of particular States have gone that negotiations are in progress for the introduction into the beyond the law of nations, and the ordinance of Louis XIV., Finance Bill of the present year of a clause relative to an in- already referred to, confirmed the earlier French rule, which demnity being given in respect of the stamps on partial releases had been for a time abandoned, that the goods of a friend, of mortgages upon a transfer, and conveyances subject to ap- laden on board the ships of an enemy, are lawful prize. portioned chief rents, which have not been stamped in accordance with the interpretation now put by the Inland Revenue authorities on the Stamp Act. It will be remembered that, as regards THE INCONVENIENCE of the rule under which enemy's goods such deeds which were executed before this novel interpretation are liable to seizure in neutral ships is so great that ever since was made known, the authorities, by their circular of the 20th the seventeenth century efforts have been made to abrogate it of February, 1895, admitted that it would " not be equitable and to substitute the rule “free ships, free goods." The latter to require that such deeds should be adjudicated upon otherwise rule was incorporated into numerous treaties, and often in conthan in accordance with the practice prevailing at the date of junction with the counter rule “enemy ships, enemy goods.” As their being stamped, and they intimated that if any stamp ques- already explained, the latter rule is as much behind the printion was thereafter raised in reference to such deeds executed ciple of international law as the former rule is in advance of it, on or before the 31st of December, 1894, they would be pre- and there is no necessary connection between the two. Upon pared, without payment of further duty, to place the adjudica- the occasion of the “Armed Neutrality" of 1780, and again in tion stamp on such deeds. The report of the recent meeting 1800, the Baltic Powers declared in favour of " free ships, free does not state whether the proposed statutory indemnity is goods," without associating the objectionable rule that enemy simply intended to save the trouble of adjudication of the deeds ships make enemy goods ; but the declaration obtained referred to in the above-mentioned circular, or whether it is to no support

from Great Britain. The Napoleonic cover deeds executed up to a later date.

wars were of such a nature as to embitter the Powers against France, and they witnessed a falling away in the matter under

consideration from the enlightened views which were beginning A NOTICEABLE feature of the changes necessitated by the to prevail. So far as regards Great Britain and the United present condition of agricultural land is the adoption by the States, the general policy of the former was to maintain the Ecclesiastical Commissioners, in the case of a sale by auction of ancient law of maritime capture, and of the latter to favour the a farm of 622 acres in Wiltshire, of a somowhat similar system more modern doctrine of letting the neutral flag give protection of payment of purchase-money by instalments to that which to all goods over which it flew. In the course of the present has long been in vogue with regard to building land. Their century the controversy has been closed for nearly all States by scheme, as stated by the auctioneer, is the payment by the the second and third articles of the Declaration of Paris. These purchaser of 15 per cent of the purchase-money on the signing are : (2) The neatral flag covers enemy's goods with the of the contract; the balance of the purchase-money and interest exception of contraband of war; and (3) neutral goods, with the being paid by 70 half-yearly payments, so that in 35 years the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under the purchaser (or his successor in title) will become owner. We enemy's flag. This is an adoption, therefore, subject to the presume that the purchaser is to be at liberty to anticipate the exception of contraband of war, of the rule, " free ships, free instalments at a discount, but the length of time over which they goods,” without the correlative rule, “enemy ships, enemy extend—a whole generation—would seem likely to raise diffi- goods.” As we observed last week, the United States desired culties both in connection with the outstanding legal estate, upon this point to go further than the Declaration, and they and generally in dealings with the land by the purchaser. The would have withdrawn their objection to the prohibition of former matter is of course loss important in the case of a corpor- privateering contained in the first article had the other Powers ation, and it is probable that in working out the scheme the I been willing to exempt from seizure all private property except

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