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heard by them, and in the result one solicitor was suspended from 17 and 31, September 14 and 28, and the 12th of October, one of the practising, and both were ordered to pay the costs. During the past year Registrars will sit to hear motions at 12.30. Decrees will be made one solicitor appealed to the Court of Appeal against the order of the absolute on Wednesdays, August 24, September 14, and October 5. All court striking his name off the roll; but the order was confirmed, and the papers for motions and for making decrees absolute are to be left at the solicitor was ordered to pay all the costs of the proceedings. In exercise Contentious Department, Somerset-house, before 2 o'clock on the of the discretion entrusted to the committee they have in ten cases preceding Saturday. The offices will be opened at 11 o'clock and closed allowed to complainants £621 2s. 5d. in full discharge of costs, which, as at 3 o'clock, except on Saturdays, when the hours will be from 10 until 2. sent in, amounted to £722 158. 9d. ; and in one case they have allowed to According, says the Times, to a report presented to Parliament by the the respondent £24 78. 4d. in full discharge of costs, which, as sent in, Board of Trade, the number of receiving orders under the Bankruptcy amounted to £33.98. 8d. Since the Act came into operation (January 1, Acts of 1883 and 1890 made last year was 4,074, the total liabilities being 1889), 1,072 applications have been made to the committee. Of these, 106 £5,678,498, the total assets £2,756,078, and the estimated loss to creditors were by solicitors applying to have their names removed from the roll at £3,791,196. The number of deeds under the Deeds of Arrangement Act their own request, in order that they might be called to the bar, or for of 1881 was 3,208, the liabilities being £3,980,615, the assets £1,910,492, other reasons. In 516 of the applications the committee refused to order and the estimated loss to creditors £2,706,954. These results taken an inquiry, on the ground that they disclosed no case of misconduct by together shew a total of 7,282 cases, with liabilities £9,659,113, assets the solicitor complained of; 243 cases have been heard and reports made; £4,666,571, and estimated loss to creditors of £6,498,150, being a decrease and 207 cases have been dismissed or otherwise disposed of.
on the previous year (1896) of 142 cases, a difference of $722,908 On behalf of the committee,
liabilities, £6,387 assets, and £757,538 estimated loss to creditors. The BENJ. G. LAKB, Chairman. most noticeable failures are those of bankers, whose liabilities amounted
to £814,240 in 1897, as against £34,585 in 1896, this result being largely due to the failure of a private bank having several branches in the south
of England. Grocery and provisions are responsible for $633,356 and LEGAL NEWS.
leather trades for £544,575. The liability of directors and promoters of
companies is increased by $154,000, and that of drapers and haberdashers INFORMATION WANTED.
by £182,000, while the failure of solicitors has increased by £460,000. GEORGE DERING, deceased.-Any person possessing & will or other
On the_28th ult., says the St. James's Gazette, before the Recorder, testamentary document of George Dering, formerly of Barham-court, William Henry Hudson, William Chapman, Charles Warren, Ada Rose Canterbury, in the county of Kent, who died (it is believed at Paris) on or Burrell, Jane Watkins, Charles Harries, alias Baron Valdez, and Charles about the 19th of May, 1820, is requested to lodge the same at the Mayne, pleaded guilty to counts in an indictment charging them with Principal Registry of the Probate Division of High Court of Justice, or to conspiracy and with obtaining money by false pretences. The case was communicate thereon with J. N. Mason & Co., solicitors, of 32, Gresham
an extraordinary one. It appeared that the accused had pretended that street, London, E.C. Any person bringing in any such will or testa- they were entitled to the reversionary interests in property, and, by mentary document, or giving such information as shall lead to the same placing the solicitors, to whom application was being made upon these being brought in, will be rewarded.
reversionary interests for loans, in communication with friends who personated the trustees of the property, and by forged documents, they in
many cases obtained the desired advance of money. The recorder said GENERAL.
the frauds were of a very ingenious character, and had been carried out The Royal Assent was given on Tuesday to the Consolidated Fund (No. in a most skilful manner. He sentenced Chapman to four years' penal 2) Bill, the Locomotives on Highways Bill, the Companies Act (1867) servitude; Warren and Mayne to three years each ; Harries to eighteen Amendment (No. 2) Bill, the Metropolitan Police Courts Bill, the months' hard labour, and Burrell to fifteen months' hard labour ; Watkins Telegraph (Money) Bill, and a number of private and provisional order
was bound over to come up for sentence if called upon. Hudson was said Bills.
to be merely a tool in the hands of the other men, and sentence on him
was postponed. Jocularity in official circles is, says the St. James's Gazette, evidently catching. Now it is the turn of the Charity Commission, who describe
in the Times) the areas of properties in £ s. d., the total area of land for sale reading as £210 3s. 38d. It is a wonder the secretary did not
COURT PAPERS. demand 14,000 acres as the price of the property. We await with anxiety
SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE. the next development of the New Departmental Humour.
ROTA OF REGISTRARS IN ATTENDANCE ON Mr. Gedge, says the Times, has placed the following motion upon the
Mr. Justice order paper for next Monday: “ That this House disapproves of the Order
No. 2. of Council made on the 18th day of July last, under the Land Transfer
Mr. Rolt Act, 1897, and laid upon the table on the following day, which directs Tuesday
Godfrey that registration of title to land shall be compulsory on sale in the county
Godfrey of London, on the ground (among others) that such order was made ia
Rolt violation of a pledge given to this House by the Government on the 4th
Mr. Justice Mr. Justice Mr. Justice day of August, 1897,"
BYBNE. The customary annual “Ladies' Night” debate of the Hardwicke Society Monday, Aug.
Mr. Jackson Mr. Pemberton Mr. Pugh was held on the 29th ult, in the Inner Temple Hall. The chair was taken Tuesday
Pemberton by the president of the society, and among those present were the Lord Wednesday.
Lavie Chancellor and the Countess of Halsbury, Lady Evelyn Giffard, the
Pugh Chinese Minister, the Turkish Ambassador, Lord Justice Vaughan
The Long Vacation will commence on Saturday, August 13, and terminate on Monday, Williams, the Lady Mayoress, Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, and October 24, 1898, both days inclusive. Mr. Justice Gorell Barnes. Mr. H. O. Biron moved: “That in the opinion of this House the criminal should not be punished," and speeches were made by the Chinese Minister and Lord Jūstice Vaughan Williams, and Mr. Inderwick, Q.C.
THE PROPERTY MART. The Times says that the Committee on Election Petitions will propose
SALES OF THE ENSUING WEEK. that in England, at all events, the practice of placing three judges on the Aug: 9.--Messrs. DEBENHAM, TEwson, FARMER, & BRIDGEWATER (in conjunction with rota for the trial of election petitions in each year should be altered, and
the vendors_local agent, Mr. Alexander McKenzie), at the Mart, at 2, the St.
Catherine's Estate, Broxbourne, Herts, comprising houses, villas, and lodges, all that six judges should be selected to be placed on a rota for such trials
designed by Mr. Wood Bethell, Mr. Reginald T. Blomfield, M.A., Mr. Dudley during the ensuing three years, two of these retiring in each year and Newman, and Mr. Vincent Wing, and built and inished by the Messrs. Hunt in being displaced by two others; that the power of making and altering substantial manner, forming an estate which has won a reputation as one of the rules and orders which was transferred by the Corrupt Practices Act,
most agreeable residential places within easy reach of London; the roads are planted
with chestnuts and limes, drained, and constant water service, &c.; lawn-tennis, 1883, to the rule committee of judges should be given to the judges on golf, cricket, boating, bathing, fishing, and skating in their seasons; churches, the rota, on the ground that the matter is one requiring special experience chapels, and schools abound. A separate lease for each house for a term of 83 years, and uniformity of practice; and that all proceedings should be taken only
direct from the New River Company, and the Building Land will be sold, for a like
term, subject to a peppercorn ground-rent. The leases contain covenants for prebefore a judge or judges on the rota, points of law raised by special case
serving the high character of the whole estate. Also Long Leasehold detached and or otherwise being determined by rota judges forming a court for the semi-detached Honses, each having beautifully laid-out and well-kept gardens; also purpose instead of referring the point to the High Court of Justice ; and Building Land, suitable for the erection of similar private residences. Solicitors,
Messrs. Williamson, Hill, & Co., London, and Messrs. Sworder & Longmore, Hertthat, generally speaking, the procedure of the Commercial Court, whereby
ford. (See advertisement, July 30, p. 5.) one judge takes as far as possible complete control of a case from Aug. 12.- Messrs. Rice Bros., at the Mart at 2, Freehold Wharf, Factory, and other beginning to end, should be applied to election petitions.
Properties at Bermondsey, producing nearly £400 per annum. Solicitors, Messrs. The following are the arrangements made for transacting business in
Woodroofe & Burgess, London. (See advertisement, this week, back page.) the Probate and Divorce Registries during the Long Vacation, namely:
RESULT OF SALE. The Registrars of the Probate and Divorce Registries of her Majesty's Messrs. H. E. Foster & CRANFIELD's usual Fortnightly Sale (No. 624) of Reversions High Court of Justice will not tax any bill of costs or proceed upon any and Life Policies took place at the Mart, E.C., on Thursday last, the amount realized
being £12,220. petition for alimony after Friday, the 12th of August, until Monday,
REVÉRSIONS: the 24th of October, except under special circumstances to be stated in a
Absolute to One-sixth of about £10,825 ; life 64
Sold written application addressed to them. On Wednesday, the 17th of Absolute to One-fifth of about £7,239; life 71... August, and on every succeeding Wednesday, until the 19th of October, To One-half of Funds, value £107,992; lives 57 and 59
7,750 Absolute to about £5,039; life 51 ...
2,270 inclusive, one of the Registrars will sit at the principal Probate Registry,
LIFE POLICY: Somerset-house, to hear summonses,
at 11.30. On Wednesdays, August Endowment for £500; life 48
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10 .11 12
£ 920 915
STANDARD BANK OF AUSTRALIA, LIMITED-Petn for winding up, presented July 27, directed WINDING UP NOTICES.
to be heard on Aug 10. Burchell, The Sanctuary, Westminster, solor for petners.
Notice of appearing must reach the above-named not later than 6 o'clock in the afterLondon Gazette-Friday, July 29.
noon of Aug 9
FRIENDLY SOCIETY DISSOLVED.
Hersham UNITED BROTHERS BENEFIT SOCIETY, Waterman's Arms Inn, Hersham, Surrey, Bishops Down GROVE SPA AND HYDROPATHIC Co, LIMITED-Creditors are required, on
July 20 or before Monday, September 12, to send their names and addresses, and particulars of
London Gazette.-TUESDAY, Aug. 2. their debts and claims, to G. D. Hands, 99, Cannon st. Cheverton, Essex st, solor for
JOINT STOCK COMPANIES. the liquidator
LIMITED IN CHANOERY. BRITISH HYDRAULIC JOINTING Co, LIMITED (IN LIQUIDATION)-Creditors are required, on or before September 3, to send their names and addresses, and the particulars of
AMERICAN LAUNDRY CLEANSING AND DYEING SYNDICATE, LIMITED-Creditors are retheir debts or claims, to Thomas William Mills, 18, Regent st
quired, on or before Aug 23, to send their names and addresses, and particulars of COWES AND GURNARD BAKERY CO, LIMITED-Creditors are required, on or before August
their claims, to W Waud, 67, Chancery lane. Warhust, solor to liquidator 2C, to send their names and addresses, and the particulars of their debts or claims, to
BARBERTON Reefs, LIMITED-Petn for winding up, presented July 29, directed to be Alfred Edward Maynard, Princes bldgs, Cowes. Colenutt, Cowes, solor for the
heard on Wednesday, Aug 10. Roberts & Wrightson, 73, Basinghall st, solors for the liquidator
petner. Notice of appearing must reach the abov e-named not later than 6 o'clock in E. G. TUTEUR & Co, Limited-Petn for winding up, presented July 26, directed to be
the afternoon of Aug 9 heard August 10. David Davis, 11, Lincoln's inn fields, solor for the petner. Notice
CHALLIXER CARBIAGE TYRE SYNDICATE, LIMITED (Ix LIQUIDATION)-The Challiner and of appearing must reach thn above-named not later than 6 o'clock in the afternoon of
Willoughby Carriage Tyre Co, Limited, will continue to carry on the business as August 9
formerly. Creditors are required, on or before Sept 10, to send their names and GEORGE LOCK & Co, Limited - Ureditors are required, on or before August 29, to send
addresses, and particulars of their debts or claims, to Edward Pennington, 67, Princess their names and addresses, and the particulars of their debts or claims, to Thomas
st, Manchester Frederick Wild, Broad st avenue
GUARICO GOLD MINING CO, LIMITED-Petn for winding up, presented July 23, directed to GRASKOP, LIMTED-Creditors are required, on or before September 12, to send their
be heard on Aug 10, Godfrey & Webb, 4 and 5, West Smithfield, solors for petper. names and addresses, and the particulars of their debts, to William Watkins, 85,
Notice of appearing must reach the above-named 'not later than 6 o'clock in the afterGracechurch st. Dale, Newman, & Hood, 75 & 76, Cornhill, solors to the liquidator
noon of Aug 9 HERTS, Son & Co, LIMITED--Petn for winding up, presented July 28, directed to be
JOHN MORBIS & Co, LIMITED-Petn for winding up, presented July 29, directed to be heard August 10. J. N. Mason & Co, 32, Gresham st, solors for the petners. Notice of
heard on Aug 10. Piesse & Son, 15, Old Jewry chbrs, solors for petners. Notice of appearing must reach the above-named not later than 6 o'lock in the afternoon of
appearing must reach the above-named not later than 6 o'clock in the afternoon of August 4
WARNING TO INTENDING HOUSE PURCHASERS AND LESSEBs.—Before pur. afternoon of August 9
chasing or renting a house, have the Sanitary_Arrangements thoroughly Perth MINING AND Trading SYNDICATE OF Western AUSTRALIA, LIMITEN-Creditors are Examined, Tested, and Reported Upon by an Expert from Messrs. Carter
required, on or before Sept 10, to send their names and addresses, and the particulars of Bros., 65, Victoria-street, Westminster. their debts or claims, to Mr. John Francis Vincent, 36, Burlington rd, Bayswater,
Fee quoted on receipt of full Romer & Haslam, Coptha ll chmbrs, solors to liquidator
particulars. (Established 21 years.)--[Apvt.]
Amended notice substituted for that published in the Skam, ARTHUR, Leytonstone, Hairdresser Aug 11 at 2.30
Bankruptcy bldgs, Carey st
HOLMES, Charles Herbert, Salford Saiford Pet July SOKELL, Colin, Stourbridge Aug 5 at 11 of Rec,
Wolverhampton st, Dudley ANSELL, WILLIAM JAMES, East Dulwich, Tailor High
SPICKERNELL, RICHARD Bedwell, Kensington, General
Draper Aug 10 at 11 Bankruptcy bldgs, Carey st Court Pet July 7 Ord July 26
Aque, SAMUEL, Leicester, Furniture Dealer Aug 5 at 3 STANLEY, ALFRED WILLIAM, Kingston upon Hull, Builder ATHERTON, JOHN HENRY, Wigan, Chemist Wigan Pet Off Rec, 1, Berridge st, Leicester
Aug 5 at 11 Off Rec, Trinity House lane. Hull July 26 Ord July 26
Bailey, John William, Derby, Milkseller Aug 5 at 12 STYAN, JOHN LEwis, Bilton, nr Harrogate, Farmer Aug Avner, Isaac, Regent st, Tailor High Court Pet July Off Rec, 40, St. Mary's gate, Derby
6 at 12.15 Off Rec, 28, Stonegate, York 16 Ord July 27
BARRETT, Joux, Newmarket, Upholsterer Aug 6 at 12 Szek, JOSEPH THEODOR, Chancery In Aug 12 at 2.30 BAILEY, JOHN WILLIAM, Derby, Milkseller Derby Pet Off Rec, 5, Petty Cury, Cambridge
Bankruptcy bldgs, Carey st July 23 Ord July 25
Booth, Arthur, Manchester, General Draper Aug 10 at 3 Taylor, FREDERICK, ERNEST Taylor, and Joax TATLOR, BAKER, BENJAMIN HOWARD, Liverpool, Drycalter Liver Off Rec, Byrom st, Manchester
Leicester, Boot Manufacturers Aug 9 at 12.30 Off pool Pet June 29 Ord July 25
CLARK, HENRY JAMES, Foot's Cray, Kent, Ironmonger Rec, 1, Berridge st, Leicester BAKER, JOSEPH, Chester, Travelling Draper Chester Pet Aug 8 at 11.30 24, Railway app, London bdge
WALKER, EDWARD Stephen, and Solomon WALKER, July 13 Ord July 27
Davies, Lewis Lewis, Swansea, Waterproof Manufac Worcester, Spade Manufacturers Aug 6 at 11 Off CLAY, FEXRY, Liverpool, Dealer in Sanitary Ware turer Aug 6 at 12 Off Rec, 31, Alexandra rd, Rec, Wolverhampton st, Dudley Liverpool Pet July 25 Ord July 25
WALLINGTON, Joseph, Chesterton, Typist Aug 6 at 12.30 CLIFFORD, Thomas Reeves, Paddington, House Agent DICKENS, EDWARD, Kidderminster, Grocer Aug 5 at 2.15 Off Rec, 5, Petty Cury, Cambridge High Court Pet July 5 Ord July 26
John Nicholls, Auctioneer, Commercial bldgs, Kidder- White, E, Borough rd, Beerhouse Keeper Aug 12 at 1 Davies, WILLIAM YNYR, Canton, Cardiff, Grocer Cardiff minster
Bankruptcy bldgs, Carey st Pet July 27 Ord July 27
DUNFORD, Walter Benjamin, Cardiff, Hairdresser Aug WILLIAMS, FRANK ARTHUR, Albrighton, Salop, Mechanical Dutch, Frank, Worthing, Grocer Brighton Pet July 14 5 at 11 Off Rec, 29, Queen st, Cardiff
Engineer Aug 8 at 3 Off Rec, Wolverhampton Ord July 25
EmMison, JAMES GEORGE, Southport, Advertising Con WILLIAMS, WILLIAM, Redruth, Cornwall, Butcher Aug 11 ELLIS, Joseph STUART, Chepstow, Mon, Engineer New tractor Aug 16 at 2 Off Rec, 35, Victoria st, Liver at 12 Off Rec, Boscawen st, Truro port, Mon Pet July 25 Crd July 25
Wood, CHARLES Ellis, Brighouse, York, Iropfounder EMPRINGHAM, Thomas, Kingston upon Hull, Finance FIRTH, JOE, Huddersfield, Woollen Cloth Weaver Aug 9 Aug 12 at 11 Off Rec, Townhall chmbrs, Halifax
Agent Kingston upon Hull Pet July 11 Ord July 26 at 11 Off Rec, 19, John William at, Huddersfield FRAMPTON, Albert Tom, Branksome Park, nr Bournemouth Foster, JAMES, Lowestoft, Smackowner Aug 6 at i off
ADJUDICATIONS. Poole Pet July 27 Ord July 27
Rec, 8, King st, Norwich
ATHerton, Jon Hexer, Wigan, Chemist Wigan Pet GITTINS, TIMOTHY HEWITT, Liverpool Liverpool Pet May GLENDAY, John CHARLES, Brighton, Schoolmaster Aug 5 July 26 Ord July 26 24_Ord July 27
at 12% Off Rec, 4, Pavilion bldgs, Brighton
Bailey, John William, Derby, Milk Seller Derby Pet JINKS, Henry, Chester mews, Albany st, Jobmaster High GOLDSBROUGU, JOSEPH, Durham, Contractor Aug 5 at 2.15 July 23 Ord July 25 Court Pet July 25 Ord July 25
Three Tuos Hotel, Durham
BLACKBURNE, Thomas, Barmouth, Merioneths, Engineer Jones, WILLIAM ALFRED, Taunton, Somerset, Fishmonger Guy, WILLIAM, Wombridge, Salop, Miner Aug 10 at 12 Aberystwith Pet June 27 Ord July 26 Taunton Pet July 27 Ord July_27
County Court Office, Madeley
BLACKMAN, ARTHUR, and EDWIN SHARP, Eastbourne, KEYTE, CLARA, Shipston on Stour, Worcesters, Dressmaker HADINGHAM, Jonx WELLS, Battersea Park rd, Chemist's Builders Eastbourne Pet June 18 Ord July 25 Banbury Pet July 26 Ord July 26
Assistant Aug 5 at 12.30 24, Railway app, London DAVIES, William Ysyr, Canton, Cardiff, Grocer Cardiff KEYTE, GEORGE, Shipston on Stour, Worcesters, Grocer bridge
Pet July 27_Ord.July 27 Banbury Pet July 26 Ord July 26
HARDING, Francis Edwin, Leicester, Painter Aug 5 at 12 DAVIES, Lewis Lewis, Swansea, Waterproof Manufacturer LANMAN, WILLIAM, Aberdare, Fruiterer Aberdare Pet Off Rec, 1, Berridge st, Leicester
Swansea Pet June 17 Ord July 27 July 27 Ord July 27
HARTSHORNE,' Bertram Fulke, Chelsea Embankment, 'Ellis, Joseph Stuart, Chepstow, Mon, Engineer NewLOWE, WILLIAM, Scotter, Lincs, Grocer Lincoln Pet Barrister Aug 5 at 2.30 Bankruptcy bldgs, Carey st port, Mon Pet July 25 Ord July 25 July 11 Ord July 21
HAWKINS, MORRIS, Cardiff Aug 5 at 11.30 °Of Rec, 29, ELSMORE, THOMAS, West Bromwich, Grocer West BromMoyce, Henry, jun, Redhill, Cattle Dealer Croydon Pet Queen st, Cardiff
wich' Pet July 13 Ord July 25 July 25 Ord July 25
Hill, EDWARD, Kirkbride, Cumberland, Clogger Aug 16 EMPRINGHAM, Thomas, Kingston upon Hull, Finance Agent Paterson, Peter, Withington, Lancs, Tailor Manchester at 3 Off Rec, 34, Fisher st, Carlisle
Kingston upon Hull Pet July 11 Ord July 27 Pet July 26 Ord July 26
Hill, Thomas, Manchester, Furniture Dealer Aug 10 at Guy, WILLIAM, Wombridge, Salop, Miner Madeley Pet RAWLE, CHARLES, Billiter st, Commission Agent High 2.30 Off Rec, Byrom st, Manchester
July 22 Ord July 27 Court Pet July 25 Ord July 25
Jackson, TA C, Cannon st Aug 5 at 12.30 Bankruptcy HARTSHORNE, Bertram Fulke, Chelsea Embankment, SARRATT, Tox SUDBURY, Ramsbottom, Lancs, Tailor's bldgs, Carey st
Barrister High Court Pet May 25 Ord July 27 Cutter Bolton Pet July 25 Or July 25
JARROLD, Thomas, Whitland, Carmarthen, Miller Aug 13 Joxes, WILLIAM ALFRED, Taunton, Fishmonger Taunton SEBRIGHT, ARTHUR E, South Kensington High Court at 11 Off Rec, 4, Queen st, Carmarthen
Pet July 27 Ord July 27 Pet June 2 Ord July 25
Jones, John EpWARD, Wordsley, Staffs Aug 6 at 10.30 Jose, John, St Juliot, Cornwall, Farmer Truro Pet July SIDDONS, WALTER, Ecclesfield, Yorks, Butcher Sheffield Off Rec, Wolverhampton st, Dudley
2 Ord July 25 Pet July 25 Ord July 25
KELLOW, ROBERT WILLIAM, Salisbury, Wilts, Builder KEYTE, CLARA, Shipston on Stour, Worcs, Dressmaker SMITH, JOSHUA, Dresden, Staffe, Grocer Stoke upon Trent Aug 8 at 11.30 Off Rec, City chmbrs, Endless st, Banbury Pet July 26 Ord July 26 Pet July 13 Ord July 25
KeyTE, GEORGE, Shipston on Stour, Worcs, Grocer Ban. STYAN, JOHN LEWIS, Bilton, nr Harrogate, Farmer York LANGRIDGE, Thomas GEORGE, Plymouth, Licensed Vict bury Pet July 26 Ord July 26 Pet July 25 Ord July 25
ualler Aug 5 at 11 Off Rec, 6, 'Athenæum ter, LANMAN, William, Aberdare, Glam, Fruiterer Aberdare TERRY, LUKE FORD, Eastbourne, Laundryman Eastbourne Plymouth
Pet July 27 Ord July 27 Pet July 25 Ord July 25
LE ARMOUTH, Herbert GEORGE, Portsmouth, Builder_Aug Lowe, WILLIAM, Scotter, Lincs, Grocer Lincoln Pet Thornton, Amos, Bradford, Joiner Bradford
5 at 3 Off Rec, Cambridge Junction, High st, Ports July 11 Ord July 21 27 Ord July 27
Neave, James, Teddington, Surrey, Auctioneer Kingston, Vesey, MARIE LEox, Knightsbridge High Court Pet MACLEOD, JAMES Polsox, Spitalfields, Publican Aug 5 at Surrey_Pet Jan 21 Ord July 27 June 23_Ord July 25
1 Bankruptcy bldgs, Carey st
Palmer, William Ernest, Walsall, Retail Furniture WALLACE, ROBERT MALCOLM, Smith sq, Westminster, ONIONS, Isaac HENRY, Loughborough, Baker Aug 5 at Dealer Walsall Pet June 28 Ord July 26 Theatrical Manager High Court Pet July 27 Ord 12.30 Off Rec, 1, Berridge st, Leicester
PATERSON, Petek, Withington, Lancs, Tailor Manchester July 27
PABR, JOHN EDWARD, Marton Moss, nr Blackpool, School Pet July 26 Ord July 26 WALLINGTON, JOSEPH, Chesterton, Typist Cambridge master Aug 5 at 11 Off Rec, 14, Chapel st, Preston Sarratt, Tom BUDBURY, Ramsbottom, Lancs, Tailor's Pet July 26 Ord July 26
Pike, HENRY, Southwark Park rd, Bedstead Manufacturer Cutter Bolton Pet July 25 Ord July 25 WHITEHOUSE BROS & Co, Tottenham Court rd, Electro Aug 11 at 12 Bankruptcy bldgs, Carey st
SIDDONS, Walter, Ecclesfield, Yorks, Butcher Sheffield Platers High Court Pet July 9 Ord July 25
SABRATT, Tou SUDBURY, Ramsbottom, Lancs, Tailor's Pet July 25 Ord July 25 WILFORD, EDWARD, Melton Mowbray, Warehouseman Cutter Aug 8 at 3 16, Wood st, Bolton
STYAN, JOHN LEWIS, Bilton, nr Harrogate, Farmer York Leicester Pet July 27 Ord July 27
SHEARD, RA, & Co, Livernedge, Yorks, Warp ManuWOOD, CHARLES ELLIS, Brighouse, York, Ironfounder facturers - Aug 6'at 3.30 O# Rec, Bank"chmbrs, Thais, GeURGE BULMER, Wetherby, Yorks, Builder York Halifax Pet July 25 Ord July 25 Batley
Pet July 4 Ord July 21
LONSDALE PRINTING WORKS,
THORNTON, Amos, Bradford, Joiner Bradford Pet July | Dutch, FRANK, Worthing, Grocer Aug 10 at 3 Off Rec, MOORE, EDWARD Thomas, Eastville, Bristol, Builder 27 Ord July 27 4, Pavilion bldgs, Brighton
Bristol Pet July 28 Ord July 28 TRIPP, ROBERT HENRI, Hexton, Hertford Luton Pet ELSHORE, THOMAS, West Bromwich, Grocer Aug 10 at 11 Phillips, DANIEL. Pontypridd, Grocer Pontypridd Pet July 12 Ord July 25 174, Corporation st, Birmingham
July 28 Ord July 28 VILLENEUVE, Charles, Brockley Greenwich Pet July 20 Giles, Major GEORGE E, Jermyn st Aug 9 at 11 Bank Pogson, GEORGE, Bradford, Insurance Agent Bradford Ord July 26 ruptcy bldgs, Carey st
Pet July 27 Ord July 28 WALLINGTON, Joseph, Chesterton, Typist Cambridge HUSTLER, ALBERT, Guiseley, York, Innkeeper Aug 11 at SHARP, JAMES, Silloth, Cumberland, Photographer CarPet July 26 Ord July 26 12 Off Rec, 22, Park row, Leeds
lisle Pet July 5 Ord July 29 WILFORD, EDWARD, Melton Mowbray, Warehouseman JINKS, HENRY, Chester mews, Albany st, Job Master Aug SMITH, JOSHUA, Dresden, Staffs, Grocer Stoke upon Trent Leicester Pet July Ord July 27 9 at 12 Bankruptcy bldgs, Carey st
Pet July 13 Ord July WILLIAMS, WILLIAM, Redruth, Cornwall, Butcher Truro JONES, WILLIAM ALFRED, Taunton, Fishmonger Aug 10 at STRINGER, JAMES CLAYTON, Streatham High rd WandsPet July 12 Ord July 25 11 Off Rec, 5B, Hammet st, Taunton
worth Pet July 23 Ord July 28 Wood, CHARLES Ellis, Clifton, Ironfounder Halifax Kosky, ABRAHÁM, Commercial rd, Furrier Aug 10 at 2.30 STUDLEY, LOGAN, Flaxton, Yorks, Grocer York Pet July Pet July 25 Ord July 25 Bankruptcy bldgs, Carey st
28 Ord July 28 London Gazette.-TUESDAY, Aug 2.
Lovick, Samuel ARTHUR, Walsall, Staffs, Harness Manu SWARBRICK, WILLIAU, Barrow in Furness, Joiner UlversRECEIVING ORDERS. facturer Aug 10 atļ11 Off Rec, Walsall
ton Pet July 28 Ord July 28 ASTBURY, JOSEPH BARKER, Hendon, Farmer Barnet Pet
Lowe, WILLIAM. Scotter, Lincoln,' Grocer Aug 10 at 12 THORPE, THOMAS, Hulling Hill, nr Clown, Derby, Butcher July 12 Ord July 27 Off Rec, 31, Silver st, Lincoln
Sheffield Pet July 29 Ord July 29 BECKFORD, THOMAS, Ruislip, Builder Windsor Pet July MARRIOTT, CHARLES, Haxby, York Aug 10 at 12.15 Off
ADJUDICATION ANNULLED. 27 Ord July 27
Rec, 28, Stonegate, York BURNISTON, THOMAS, Leeds, Licensed Victualler Leeds
Megson, John HENRY, Quality ct, Chancery lane Aug 10 POWELL, Thomas FOLLIOTT, Bideford, Devons Barnstaple Pet July 28 Ord July 28 at 12 Bankruptcy bldgs, Carey st
Adjud Feb 9, 1893 Annul July 19
10 at 11.30 Off Rec, Baldwin st, Bristol
EDE AND SON,
MAKERS CUBRICK, Henry Albert, Leatherhead, Surrey, Builder PEARSON, JOHN WILLIAM, and William Robinson, WakeCroydon Pet July 27 Ord July 27
field, Clothiers Aug 9 at 10.30 Off Rec, 6, Bond ter,
Wakefield Davies, Thomas, Cefn Mawr, Denbigh, Licensed Victualler
BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT. Wrexham Pet July 28 Ord July 28
RATCLIFFE, EDWARD STANHOPE, aod CHARLES Baxter Divall, RICHARD, Brighton, Butcher Brighton Pet July
HOARE, Kingston-on-Thames Aug 9 at 12.30 24,
To Her Majesty, the Lord Chancellor, the whole of the 28 Ord July 28 Railway app, London bdge
Judicial Bench, Corporation of London, &c. DODSON, FREDERICK HARDWICK, Rugby, Machinest
RHOADES, GEORGE WELLINGTON, Upper Clapton Aug 11 Coventry Pet July 29 Ord July 29
at 12 30 Bankruptcy bldgs, Carey st DUCK, HENRY THOMAS, Sheffield, Provision Dealer
BOBES POR QUEEN'S COUNSEL AND BARRISTBRF. Shef
RICHARDSON, JOHN EDWIN, Leeds Aug 10 at 11 Off Rec, field Pet July 27_Ord July 27
22, Park row, Leeds ELSWORTH, Joseph, Pudsey, York Leeds Pet July 23 SIDDONS, WALTER, Ecclesfield, Yorks, Butcher Aug 11 at
SOLICITORS' GOWNS. Ord July 23
12 Off Rec, Figtree In, Sheffield GRESSWELL, FREDERIC, Southport, Confectioner Liverpool
SNELL, JOHN WILLIAM, Asker, nr Doncaster Aug 10 at Law Wigs and Gowns for Registrars, Town Pet July 28 Ord July 28 12 Off Rec, 22, Park row, Leeds
Olerks, and Clerke of the Peace, GRIFFITH, John, Llanrwst Portmadoc Pet July 29 Ord
STUDLEY, LOGAN, Flaxton, Yorks, Grocer Aug 10 at 1 July 29
Off Rec, 28. Stonegate, York
Corporation Robes, University and Clergy Gowns. HAND, HERBERT, Barnsley, Yorks Barnsley Pet July 28
TERBY, LUKE FORD, Eastbourne, Laundryman Aug 10 at Ord July 28 11.15 Coles & Sons, Seaside rd, Eastbourne
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Railway app, London bdge
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BECKFORD, THOMAS, Ruislip, Builder Windsor Pet July
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Bye, John Richard, Rushden, North hamptons, Grocer
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CRAIG, John, Durham, Builder Durham Pet July 29 Megson, John Henry, Quality ct, Chancery lane High Ord July 29
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DEAN, WILLIAM, Burnley, Cabinet Maker Burnley Pet Muie, Thomas, Trowbridge, Wilts, Draper Bath Pet July 6 Ord July 28
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Every description of Printing-large or small.
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Printere of THE SOLICITORS' JOURNAL Newspaper, July 28 Ord July 28
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July 5 Ord July 28
London Gazette of July 26 :
RECEIVING ORDER KESCINDED.
Funds exceed ATHERTON, JOHN HENBY, Wigan, Chemist Aug 9 at 3 16,
Wood st, Bolton
SCHOOL SHIP “CONWAY"
EQUITY AND LAW
bldgs, Carey st
Aug 11'at 2 Off Rec, Boscawen st, Truro
10 at 12 Off Rec, 35, Victoria st, Liverpool
Agent Aug 9 at 2.30 Bankruptcy bldge, Carey st CRAVEN, PETER, Leeds, Ankle Strap Manufacturer Aug
11 at 11 Off Rec, 22, Park row, Leeds
Rec, Figtree lane, Sheffield
at 12.30 Off Rec, Figtree lane, Sheffield
£3,200,000. Avslejes ac Regent st, Tailor Aug 9 at 2 Bankruptcy LONG-TERM POLICIES AT LOW RATES, with right to change
to ordinary Assurances, thus giving THE CHEAPEST ASSURANCE PROCURABLE.
Write for NEW PROSPECTUS, containing full information and other important alterations, to
SECRETARY, 18, LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, LONDON
and COUNTY BANKING Metropolitan and other
THE LONDON HOSPITAL MEDICAL
Debenture Bonds, English Capital, £8,000,000, in 100,000 Shares of £80 each. Railway Debenture Stock,
The WINTER SESSION COMMENCES on OCTOBER 1. REPORT adopted at the Half-Yearly Ordinary General and Colonial Bonds 1,917,147 12 0
The annual dinner will be held in the College Library op
MONDAY, OCTOBER 3. Mr. Mansell-Moullin in the WILLIAM GAIR RATHBONE, Esq., in the Chair.
10,360,505 4 5 chair. The Directors have the pleasure to announce that the By Discounted Bills Cur
The Hospital is the largest in the kingdom; nearly 800 alteration in the Constitution of the Bank, by the substitu
beds are in constant use, and no beds are closed. Being tion of a Memorandum and Articles of Association for the By Advances to Customers
the only general Hospital for East London-i.e., for å old Deed of Settlement, was duly registered on 7th April
at the Head Office and
million and a-half people—the practice is immense. Inlast.
patients last year 11,146; out-patients, 161,033 ; accidents, The Directors, in submitting to the Shareholders the
26,819,214 2 214,781 ; major operations, 2,320. Balance-sheet for the half-year ending 30th June last, By Liabilities of Customers
APPOINTMENTS.-Owing to the enormous number have to report that, after paying interest to customers and
for Drafts accepted by the
Bank (as per Contra) all charges, making provision for bad and doubtful debts,
1,871,901 4 9
of patients more appointments, salaried and resident, are
open to students than at any other hospital. Sixty of and allowing £41,800 3s. 9d. for rebate on bills not due, By Freehold Premises in
Lombard the net profits amount to £330,392 16s. 1d. From this sum
these qualified appointments are made annually, and more Street
and has been deducted £40,000, transferred to Premises
Nicholas Lane, Freehold
than 150 Dressers, Clinical Clerks, &c., appointed every Account, and £50,000, carried to Reserve Fund, leaving
and Leasehold Property
three months. All are free to Students of the College. £240,392 169. 1d., which, with £49,966 198. 6d., balance
at the Branches, with
Holders of resident appointments have free board. brought forward from last account, leaves available the
Fixtures and Fittings 447,915 15 2
SCHOLARSHIPS and PRIZE3.-Twenty-seven Scholarsum of £290,359 15s. 7d. By Less Amount trans
ships and Prizes are given annually. FIVE ENTRANCE The Directors, in accordance with the 78th Article of
ferred from Profit and
SCHOLARSHIPS will be offered in September. Association, have declared a Dividend for the half-year
SPECIAL CLASSES are held for the University of of 10 per cent., together with a Bonus of 1 per cent., which
407,915 15 2 London and other higher Examinations. Special Entries will require £220.000, leaving a sum of £70,359 158. 7d. to
for Medical and Surgical Practice can be made. Qualified be carried to the Profit and Loss New Account.
£48,159,945 7 5 practitioners will find excellent opportunities for studying The Directors much regret having to report the death of
the rarest diseases. Mr. Henry Gunn, one of the Auditors. The Shareholders Dr. PROFIT AND Loss ACCOUNT. £ s. d.
A reduction of 15 guineas is made to the sons of will be called upon at the Ordinary General Meeting in
members of the profession. February next to elect a successor.
To Interest paid to Customers
100,214 18 7 The Dividend and Bonus, amounting together to £2 48. To Salaries and all other Expenses at Head
ENLARGEMENT of the COLLEGE.-New laboratories Office and Branches, including Income
and class rooms for Bacteriology, Public Health, Operative per Share, free of Income Tax, will be payable at the Head
Tax on Profits and Salaries
252,345 16 6 Surgery, Chemistry, Biology, &c., will be completed by Office, or at any of the Branches, on or after Monday, 15th To Transferred to the credit of Premises
Oct. 1. August.
40,000 0 0
The Clubs Union Athletic Ground is within easy reach of BALANCE-SHEET OF THE LONDON AND COUNTY BANKING To Carried to Reserve Fund
50,000 0 0
the Hospital. COMPANY (LIMITED), 30TH JUNE, 1893. To Rebate on Bills not due, carried to New
Luncheons and dinners at moderate charges can be Dr.
obtained in the Students' Club.
The Metropolitan and other railways have stations close To Capital subscribed,
To Dividend, 10 per cent. £8,000,000
for the Half-year
to the Hospital and College. 2,000,000 0 0
£200,000 0 0 To Reserve Fund
1,130,000 0 0
For prospectus and information as to residence, &c.,
20,000 0 0 To Due by the Bank on To Balance carried forward 70,359 15 7
apply, personally or by letter, to Current Accounts, on
290,359 15 7 Mile-end, E.
MUNRO SCOTT, Warden. Deposit Accounts, with Interest accrued, Circular
£774,720 14 5
ASON UNIVERSITY COLLEGE Notes, &c.
42,825,884 3 4 To Liabilities on Accept
£ s. d.
BIRMINGHAM. ances, covered by Cash
By Balance brought forward from last Ac
count or Securities or Bankers'
QUEEN'S FACULTY OF MEDICINE. Guarantees
1,871,901 4 9
By Gross Profit for the Half-year, after To Rebate on Bills not due making provision for bad and doubt
1898-99. carried to next Account
and including rebate,
41,800 39 To Net Profit for the Half
£32,904 78. 3d. brought from 31st
724,753 14 11 year, after making provi
The WINTER SESSION WILL COMMENCE OB
SATURDAY October 1. sion for bad and doubtful debts
The DEAN (Professor WINDLE, D.Sc., M.D.) will see 330,392 16 1
£774,720 14 5 To Transferred to Premises
Examined and audited by us,
Parents or Students on the 28th, 29th, and 30th of Account,
September, between the hours of Ten and One. 40,000 0 0
(Signed) EDW. F. DUNCANSON, Audit
WM. A. JONES,
The Courses qualify for Diplomas of all Licensing To Carried to Reserve Fund 60,000 0 0
H. DEAN, Head Office Manager.
Bodies, and for Degrees in Medicine and Surgery of British J. B. JAMES, Country Manager.
Universities. 240,392 16 1
WM. HALL, Chief Accountant.
There are various Scholarships, entrance and otherwise, To Profit and Loss Balance
London and County Banking Company (Limited),
CLINICAL INSTRUCTION is given at the General and brought from last Account 49,966 196
16th July, 1898.
the Queen's Hospitals, which have a united total of over 290,359 15 7
400 beds. There are special departments for Eye, Skin, We have examined the foregoing Balance-sheet and Ear and Throat and Special Diseases of Women. Students
£48,159,945 7 5 Profit and Loss Account, have verified the Cash Balance at can also attend the City Lunatic Asylum and the Perer Cr.
the Bank of England, the Stocks there registered, and the Hospital, the Eye, Orthopædic, and Ear and Throat By Cash at the Head Office £ 6. d.
other investments of the Bank. We have also examined Hospitals. and Branches, and with
the several Books and Vouchers showing the Cash Balances, The Dental Department, in conjunction with the General, Bank of England 5,732,963 130
Bills, and other amounts set forth, the whole of which are Queen's, and Dental Hospitals, affords a complete By Loans at Call and at
correctly stated, and we are of opinion this Balance sheet curriculum for all Dental Diplomas. There is an Entrance Notice, covered by Se
and Profit and Loss Account are full and fair, properly Scholarship, and Medals and Honour Certificates are curities 2,967,445 7 11
drawn up, and exhibit a true and correct view of the Com- awarded in the classes.
8,700,409 0 11 pany's affairs as shown by the books of the Company. By Investments, viz. :
(Signed) HY. GRANT, Consols (27 per Cent.)
(There are also Faculties of Arts and Science. Syllabusess WILLLAM NORMAN,
containing full particulars, are published separately.) registered and in Cer
London and County Banking Company (Limited), tificates, and New 25 per
21st July, 1898.
A SYLLABUS of the Faculty of Medicine, containing Cents., £6,751,99178.11d.; Canada per
full information, may be had gratis from Messrs. Cornish, Cent.
ONDON and COUNTY BANKING New Street, Birmingham, or on application at the College. Bonds, and Egyptian 3
COMPANY (Limited).-Notice is hereby given, that per Cent. Bonds, Guar
a DIVIDEND on the Capital of the Company at the rate of anteed by the British
10 per cent. for the half-year ending 30th June, 1898, Government 7,384,156 5
together with a Bonus of 1 per cent., will be PAYABLE (viâ Carlisle), situated in one of the finest StockIndia Government Stock
to the Shareholders, either at the Head Office, 21, Lombard-raising districts of the country. Practical and scientifiko and Debentures, and
street, or at any of the Company's branches, on or after instruction. Success in Examinations of Surveyors' Insti. India Government Guar
Monday, the 15th inst. anteed Railway Shares,
tution. Preparation for colonies. Bis farms, creamery,
By order of the Board, J. H. ATKINSON, Secretary. Stock and Debentures... 1,051,512 16 11
workshops. 21, Lombard-street, 5th August, 1898.
J. SMITH HILL, B.A., B.Sc., Principal.
COMPLETE VALUATIONS for the LEGAL PROFESSION,
EXECUTORS, &c., of Personal and Household Effects according to the requirements of H.M. Court of Probate.
1 & 2, GRACECHURCH STREET, CORNHILL, E.C., and
ROYAL EXCHANGE ASSURANCE.
VOL. XLII., No. 41.
Journal and Reporter.
LONDON, AUGUST 13, 1898.
The Editor cannot undertake to return rejected contributions, and
copies should be kept of all articles sent by writers who are not on DEATH DUTY POLICIES-Payment Direct to Revenue Authorities before grant of Probate.
the regular staff of the JOURNAL. Apply for Full Prospectus to
E. R. HANDCOCK, Secretary. THE OLDEST & WEALTHIEST EXISTING MORTGAGE INSURANCE OFFICE.
Contents. THE LAW GUARANTEE AND TRUST SOCIETY,
709 LEGAL News... LIMITED.
THE MERGEE OF CHARGES
WINDING UP NOTIOXX SUBSCRIBED CAPITAL £1,000,000. PAID-UP £100,000. REVIEWS ............................................. 713
721 BONDS. MORTGAGE, DEBENTURE, LICENSE, AND CONTINGENCY INSURANCE. TRUSTEESHIPS FOR DEBENTURE-HOLDERS, &c.
Cases Reported this Week. HEAD OFFICE: 49, Chancery-lane, W.C. | CITY OFFICE: 56, Moorgate-street, E.C.
In the Solicitors' Journal. West London Syndicate, (Lin.), The IMPORTANT TO SOLICITORS
v. The Commissioners of Inland A Solicitor, Re
714 In Drawing LEASES or MORTGAGES of
Baring Gould v. Sharkington Com-
bined Pick, &c. (Lim.) and the
In the Weekly Riporter. Arbitration Act, 1989
716 To see that the Insurance Covenants include a policy covering the risk of
Farber, Ro, Ex parte C. 8. Watkins ... 718 Grand Janction Waterwo-ks Co. V. LOSS OR PORFEITURE OF THE LICENSE.
Grand Junction Waterworks Co., The
The Hampton Urban District Council 614 Suitable clauses, settled by Counsel, can be obtained on application to (Appellants), and The Hampton Harrold v. Watney
612 Urban District Council (Respond Paynter v. Watson
635 THE LICENSES INSURANCE CORPORATION AND
716 Reg. v. Dr. Tristram, Judge of the GUARANTEE FUND, LIMITED,
Jordeson v. Sutton, Southcoates, and
Consistory Court of Londoa.. 633 Drypool Gas Co.
715 Reg. y. Fry and Others (Jasticas) and 24, MOORGATE STREET, LONDON, E.C. Piercy, Re, Whitwham v. Piercy 716 Stoker. Ex parte Masters
649 Mortgages Guaranteed on Licensed Properties promptly, without Reg. v. Hobbs
717 The Mayor, &c., of Mansfiel i (Apfel. special valuation and at low rates.
Reg. v. Spilsbury
lants) v. Butterworth (Respondent) 650 Roberts v. Heaton
715 Woods and Lewis's Contrast, In re ... 613 ALLIANCE ASSURANCE COMPANY. Established 1824. Capital, £5,000,000 Sterling,
THE LAND Transfer Rules were signed by the Lord Chan.
edition will contain an explanatory memorandum, which will Life Policies free from Restrictions, with Perfect Security and Liberal Bonuseg.
no doubt be useful to practitioners as a guide to the Rules. Special forms of Policies have been prepared to provide for payment of ESTATE DUTIES.
LEASEHOLD AND SINKING FUND POLICIES. Full Prospectuses on application.
ROBERT LEWIS, Chief Secretary. LEGAL AND GENERAL LIFE ASSURANCE
THE FORTY DAYS' notice as to the Rules of the Supreme Court
(ante, p. 636), published in the London Gazette of the 5th of SOCIETY.
July, expires on the 15th inst. The Rules come into operation
on the 24th of October next. ESTABLISHED 1836.
WE have been favoured with an early copy of the Land FUNDS
£ 3,000,000 Transfer Rules in the final form as regards the rules. Several INCOME
£ 390,000 important alterations have been made, and some new rules have YEARLY BUSINESS
been added. One of the alterations is that enabling a title to BUSINESS IN FORCE
be referred, not only to the conveyancing counsel of the court, but also to such other barristers experienced in conveyancing as
the Lord Chancellor shall from time to time appoint (rules 31 THE PERFECTED SYSTEM of Life Assurance is peculiar to this Society and 248). This, in effect, merely enables the Lord Chancellor to and embraces every modern advantage.
appoint additional conveyancing counsel for the purpose only PERFECTED MAXIMUM POLICIES.
of examination of titles to land intended to be registered.
As we pointed out (ante, p. 520), compulsory registration in the WITHOUT PROFITS.
case of leaseholds could, under the draft rules, have been easily The Rates for these Whole Life Policies are very moderate.
evaded, since there was nothing to incorporate the meaniog of
"conveyarce on salo" as defined in section 20 (2) of the Act Age Premium Age Premium Age
of 1897. Premium
This is now provided for (rule 60). There are
several rules which have been inserted to meet the views 20 £1 7 8 % 30
£1 16 %
of the Ecclesiastical Commissioners (rules 95 and 98 to
100). Under the draft rules there was nothing to prevent £1,000 POLICY WITH BONUSES
the personal representatives of the official receiver or a trugAccording to last results.
tee in bankruptcy being registered on the death of the
receiver or trustee. This omission is now rectified (rule 137). Valuation at 2 p.c. :-Hm. Table of Mortality.
There are severai new rules relating to bankruptcy (rules 138
to 144). The provision that all parties to a registered disposiDuration
tion were to execute is now abandoned (rulo 157), with the Amount of Policy £1,199 £1,438 £1,724 £2,067
result, it seems, that a purchaser need not execute the transfer.
Whether with a view to verify signatures the registry ought not Next Bonus as at 31st December, 1901.
to keep a book of signatures of registered proprietors, as in the case of banks, may well be considered. The provisions relating to
the entry of the value of land on the register have now received OFFICES: 10, FLEET STREET, LONDON. an addition providing that the original amount of every charge