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LAW STUDENTS’ SOCIETIES.

Law Sruniiivrs’ DBBATING Soc1nrr.—May 10.—Chairman, Mr. Arthur E. Clarke.—The subéect for debate was, “ That the time has come when the rule of Spain in uba should cease." Mr. Rupert Blagden opened in the atfirmative; Mr. G. H. Daniell opened in the negative. The following members also spoke: Messrs. J . C. Wheeler, J. D. A. Johnson, E. W. Muuton. The voting on the motion was even, being twelve votes each way. This being the annual meeting, the following oflicers were elected for the ensuing session (1898-9) : Treasurer, Mr. Neville Tebbutt ; secretaries, Messrs. Archibald Hair and C. A. Anderson ; reporter, Mr. Seager Berry; committee, Messrs. J . S. Wilkinson, G. H. Daniell, F. H. Stevens, and A. Hildersheimer ; auditors, Messrs. Rupert Blagden and A. E. Clarke.

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On the 9th inst., in the House of COl11iI10!!.l, Mr, Schwann asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he was prepared, in order to promote soundness of trade in the mercantile community, to reduce the charges now made in England and \Vales for the extraction of information relating to deeds of arrangement, bills of sale, and county court judgments, which now cost respectively 2s. 6d., ls., and 6d. for each single cise, to the rate charged in Scotland of ls. 6d. for each search, which enabled the applicant to extract as he might desire at a sitting, and which thereby reduced to a merely nominal sum the cost per case of obtaining this absolutely essential information to the trading community. The Chancellor of the Exchequer said: “ With regard to the county court fees, which are the only fees of those mentioned for which the Treasury is directly responsible, the whole amount received only just covers the necessary ofilca expenses, and I do not see my way to lower them. For the other fees the Lord Chancellor is primarily responsible, and it is to him that requests for their reduction should be addressed.

The following are the circuits chosen by the judges for the ensuing summer assizes-viz.: Western Circuit, the Lord Chief Justice, and Wright, J ., the latter not joining the circuit until Exeter is reached; Home Circuit, Wright, J .; South-Eastern Circuit, Hawkins, J .; Oxford, Circuit, Mathew and Channell, JJ., the latter joining at Stafford; Midland Circuit, Lawrence and Darling, JJ., the latter not joining until Warwickisreached; North-Eastern Circuit, Dag and Grantham, JJ.; North Wales Circuit, Wills, J.; South Wales ircuit, Phillimore, J . ; Northern Circuit, Bruce and Ridley, JJ. The Lord Chief Justice has fixed the following commission days for holding the summer assizes on the Western Circuit—viz : Salisbury, Monday, May 30: Dorchester, Friday, June 3; Wells, Tuesday, June 7 ; Bodmin, Monday, June 13; Exeter, Monday, Juno 20; Winchester, Saturday, June 25; Bristol, Saturday, July 2. The Lord Chief Justice will go on circuit alone until Exetsrisreached, when he will be joined by Mr. Justice Wright. Mr. J usiice \Vright has flied the following commissou days for the summer assizes on the Home Circuit: Maidstcne, Tuesday, May 31; Guildfcrd, Thursday, June 9.

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consideration, although with full knowledge, is, nevertheless, as acting under a s ies of imposition or undue influence. The

plaintiff has been deprived oglicis property by fraud. It is not pretended that he knew anything of the bargain between his wife and Conklin. She had no property of her own, and the contract was in effect to pay Conklin for procuring the marriage by means of money and property to be acquired as the fruits of the union. The unlawful agreement was not to pay Conklin with property belonging to Mrs. Place, but was to rocure the plaintiff's property for Conklin through the medium of a forlbidden bargain. By the terms of the conspiracy the husband was to be induced to part with ' rt

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y under the mistaken belief that he was making provision for support and maintenance, when, in fact, he was unconsciously her funds to be paid for the purchase- price of himself as a by virtue of a secret and illegal agreement between her and the

intimate friend of the husband, through whose active agency the marriage

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Law Stationery Society (Limited) a dividend at the rate of 6 per cent. was declared for the year ending the 31st of December, 1897.

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Judge Hirschberg, of Newburg, N .Y., has, says the Albany Law Journal, 1 T°

given a decision in favour of the plaintiff in the case of Place v. Oonklin

£150,000 sterling, a first charge upon Trust Estate of the value of gpwards of £200,000; lady aged 40, provided she survive her husband, ag 50, with P l'eies.

Oireifourth of £10,000, on Mortgage and East India Stock; lady and gen

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A\viivvoa'rii Conuaur Co, Liiriran (IN Liouio1vriox)—Creditore are required, on or before J ime 18, to send their names and addressee, and the particulars oi‘ their debts or claim I, to Edward Ebenezer Price, 99, Cheapside

COA1!'l‘1.\'0 AND C0.\"l‘1XiItN'l‘AL Sreiiiisuir Co, Liiii-ran-Creditors are required, on or before

May 30, to send their names and addressee, and the particulars of their debts or claims 1

to William N. Sawer, 4, New London st

HANNANH (Sin JOHN Foaaas-r) Gono MINES, Liiii'rsn—Creditois are required, on or

before Wednesday, J one 1, to send their names and addresses, and particulars of their

debts or claims, to Julius Wilson Hetherington Byrne, B1, Gracechurch st Shirley

Parker Blomfleld st, solor for liquidator

Huiinaa lo: AND Com. Co, Liui-ran—Petn for winding up, presented May 2, directed ta

be heard on May 18 Surman 8: Quekett, 35, Lincoln's inn tlclds, agents for S J FBld

man, Hull, nolor for petncr Notice of appearing must reach the above-named not

later than 6 o’clock in the afternoon of May 17

Jules Tuokira, Liiii-rao——Petn for winding up, presented May 2, directed to be heard on May 18 Beaiuiiont & Sm, 7, Gt ‘Winchester st, solor for pctner Notice of appearing must reach the aboveniimed not later than 6 o'clock in the afternoon of May 17

Lvcxv Guss Gotn Mimi, Limrnn--Creditors are re%uircd, on or before June 15, to send their names and addressee, and the particulars 0 their debts or claims, to Thomas llileiiiéy gunk, 19, Great Winchester st. G. & W. \Vebb, 39, New Broad st, colors to the

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" Manor” Srnsiisiiir Co, Liiiii-an —Ci-editors are required, on or before Friday, June 10,

to scnd their names and addresses, and the particulars of their debts or claims, to

Thomas Henry Mordey, 1, Canal terr, Newport, Mon. Williams & Co, Newport, Mon,

solors for liquidator

lllaraoroiirriri AND PROVINCIAL Sronns, Liiiri-sn—Creditors are required, on‘ or before

June 11, to send their names and addresses, and the particulars of their debts or claims,

to J . Robbie Whainond, 3, Crown ct, Old Broad st. Francis & Johnson, 26, Austin

friars, colors for liquidator

Srsri-'onn Crone M.\:iui-.\cruairo Co, Ll!\1l’l‘E‘)—Cl‘i3(lltOl.‘-i are required, on or before

June 14, to send their names and addresses, and particulars of their debts or claims, to

Thomas Timms, 3, Newman’: ct, Cornhill

Sraim NE\\'Bl'APRll Co, Liuirsn—Creditoiu are required, on or before June 3, to send

their names and addresses, and the particulars of their debts or claims, to TValter

Fickegring, 21, Bevis Marks. Sugden 8: Harford, Ironmonger lane, solors for the

iqui ator

Vioroaiii Boo-r AND Silos Masuracrnaiivo Sociarr, Rusnnnx, NDBTHLHPTONSHIRI,

Ll.\1lTED—Cl'€dll§)1‘S are required, on or before May 14, to send their names and

addresses, and the particulars oi’ their dcbts or claims, to Edwin Playster Stceds, 20,

Friar lane, Leicester

Wzsr Ausi-iui.i.\iw Joisr S-rock Tansr AND FINANCE Com-carries’, Liiu-ran—Petn for winding up. presented May 2, directed to be heard May 18. Spyer 8: Sons, 53, New Broad st, solors for the Eetner. Notice of appearing must reach the above-named not later than 6 o'clock in t e afternoon of May 17

Wirer AUSTRALIAN Loss AND GENIBAL FINANCE CORPORATION, LiiiiTsn——Petn for winding up, presented May 2, directed to be heard on May 18. Spyer 8: Sons, 63, New Broad st, colors for getner. Notice of appearing must reach the above-named not later than 6 o‘clock in t e afternoon of May 17

W. H. Ho-roniilsos 8: Sons, Liiii-ran—Creditors are required, on or before June 1, to

send their names and addresses, and the particulars of their debts or claims, to William

Clifton, Nottingham, solor

Landon Gautle.—Ti;asnsv, May 10. JOINT STOCK COMPANIES. Liiiiran in Cniiiwnar.

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Ebligfl-BELL Psosooan-ii CORPORATION, LIMITED-—CfBdl§Ol‘S are required, on or before June 8, to send their names and addresses, and particulars of their debts or claims, to David J ohristonc Smith, 149, West George st, G asgow. Asshui-st& Co, 17, Throgmorton avenue, solors for liquidator _ _

Gaan Balboa Iaos sxo Srari. Co, Lisii'rao—Creditors are required, on or before June 30, to send their names and addresses, and the par-ticulars_of their _debts or claims, to William Arnott Baxter, Firs, Stourbridge. Sanders 6: Parish, Birmingham, solois for the liquidutor _ _

Isnusrniu. Isvns-rioss Davanoi-iiairr Co, Liinran—I’etn for _winding up. presented May 9, directed to be heard May 18. Snell, Sons, 6: Greenip, 1 and 2, George st, Mansion House, aolore for the pctner. N Jtioe of appearing must reach the abovenamed not later than 6 o'clock in the afternoon of May 17 _

Joiis WILD & Co, Liinran AND Ranucan (Falcon Iron ‘Yorke, Oldham)—Creditor~s are required, on or before June 4, to se_n_d their names and addresses, and the particiilare of their debts or claims, to John Philip Garnett-, 22, Booth st, Manchester. Rowbotham, Oldham, solor to liquidator _ _

SWADLINCOTE Gas nan Coin: Co, Liiii'ran—Cred_itors are required, on or before June 1, to send their names and addresses, and the particulars of their debts or claims, to John Haines Nicholle, Leicesteishire Bmking Co, Su'ad_lin_cotc, near Burton on l‘rent, Bank Manager. Argyle & Sons, Tamworth, solirs fo_r liquidator v

Sraaii Nl4W.‘\I‘Al‘1-IE Co, Lmrrnn-—fEfetn for winding up, presented May 9. directed to be heard on Wednesday, May 18. Riddell & Co, 9, John st, Bedford row, solo_rs for petner. Notice of appearing must tench the above-named not later than 6 0 clock in the afternoon of May 17 _ _

Wnsr Ainsrasnikx El. Doasoo Brunicsra, Lnii-ri=:n—-Creditors are requirc_l,_ on or before J une 20 to send in their names and addresses, and the particulars of their debts or claims, to Alexander George Hog, 79, Gracechurch st _

WB5TRA1.1A, Liuri-an gm LiQuioA'riox)—Creditors are required, on or be_1ore June 10, to send their names an addresses, and theparticulare of their debts or claim-1, to Mayo Gt Co, 10, Dragers’ gdns, eolors for the liquidators _ _ _

Witsr RAND XPLORATION Co, Liiai'rI:n—Petn for winding up, presented May 5, directel to be heard on May 18 Travers & Co, 4, Throgmorton avenue, solors _for petners Notice of appearing must reach the above-named not later than 6 o clock m the after

noon of May 17 FRIENDLY SOCIETIES DISSOLVED.

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Needhflmi 4. H-llberry avenue, Liverpool. Jackson, Liverpool, solor to liquidator - Gazer, AMBROSE, Wouford House, nr Exeter May 31 Letts Bros, Bartlett's hldgfl

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Hana, Assn, Red Hill, Surrey Juno 15 Oliver, Corhet court, Gracechurch st
Hanson, Mrs Ass, East Molesey, Surrey June 1 Conn & Son, Grocochurch st

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Faos-r, Joirs, Brent Knoll, Somerset, Farmer J one 4 Wm Smith & Sons, Weston super } ALE, Hasnv, Old Jewry, Civil Engineer June 7 Beal 8: Payne, Budge row

Wm-rs, WILLIAM, Accrington May 27 Haworth 8: Broughton, Accrington
Wino, Jossra, Bramhall, Chester May 31 Sidebotham & Sidebotham, Stackport
Wsxour, Famx, Wellingborough June 8 Burnham & Co, Wellinghorough
You:ro,Fiisosi1.1ox, Newton Heath, nr Manchester May 31 Cooper, Manchester

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Amended notice substituted for that published in the London Gazette of Ma£3 :

Si:wiii.i.. Cuaanrs, Ashton under yne, Journeyman

Clogger Ashton under Lyne Pet April 30 Ord

April 30
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All latter: intended for publication in the ‘ -
“Solicitors’ Journal” must be authenticated H ROYAL EXCHANGE LONDON E 0 ’
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THE JUDIGIAL TRUSTEES A[iT.1896,l\Nll
THE RULES MADE THEREUNDER.

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BAR. CUTHBERT SPURLING, M.A..,

D.C.L. (Oxford), First Class Honours, late Scholar oi Christ Church, continues to PREPARE for all Legal Examinations by Day, Evening, or Post.

LATEST Si:ccassi:s.—Bar Examination, 1891-44 sent up, 39 gassed ; June, 1897, LL.B. Cambridge gained by a pupil ; So 'citoi-s’ Finul, 2 in both passed.

Address, 11, N ew-court, Lincoln's-inn, W.C.

TO SOLTCITORS.—A Banker and Financier | is prepartd to I‘v.OGl\'8 financial details of any sound

u_ndertsk.n;z suitable for limited company; would ui-chase rrght out; liberal fee to solicitors for introducing business. —A. B., " Solicitors’ Journal” Otlice.

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TO S()LICITORS.—Legal Agents Required throughout the United Kingdom in those districts not yet represented.—For full particulars apply by letter to the Sacarraar of the Cl)MPA.\‘lE! GUARDIAN Bociarr (Linrran), 9, St. Mildrcd’s-court, E.C.

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SOLICITOR desirous of increasing his connection, would Purchaso a Bound Practice or Succes

sion in the City; could take over existing oflices.——R. P., Solicitors’ Journal" Otficc, 21, Chancery-lane.

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