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growing crops are not porsonal chattels within the Act.-Branton v. Griffiths, L.R. 1, C.P.D. 349 ; 45 L.J. C.P. 588; 34 L.T. 871; 24

W.R. 762. (ii.) Ex. Div.- Registration--Possession.---P. gave to plaintiff a bill of sale on

furniture, attested by two witnesses : in the affidavit the description of one of the witnesses was omitted ; P. resided on plaintiff's premises as manager of the business, and as part of his wages continued to use the furniture: Held that the affidavit was insufficient, and that the goods were in apparent possession of P., so that plaintiff could not claim them against execution creditor,-Pickard v. Marriage, L.R. 1, Ex. D. 364 ; 45

L.J. Ex. 594; 24 W.R. 886 (iii.) Ex. Div.-Trespass.--Plaintiff gave bill of sale to defendant, and all his

property “now or hereafter upon his premises at H., or elsewhere," with power on default to enter upon plaintiff's premises where any of his goods were deposited, and to seize and sell the same: defendant seised and sold two horses of plaintiff which he used for carrying the mail, and which were in the stable yard of an inn: Held that plaintiff was entitled to recover the value of the horses, but not to special damage for their loss.

Greenbirt v. Smee, 35 L.T. 168. Bombay Civil Service Fund :(i.) H. L.-The Bombay Civil Service Fund was vested in managers called

Trustees of the Fund,” for the purpose of granting annuities to members, their widows, and children: F. was a member of the fund under its original constitution, and never accepted certain new regulations, whereby, on terms, additional benefits might be secured: after his death, in 1834, his widow claimed to have her income made up to £500, and also the additional benefits, offering to perform the conditions ; her claim was refused, and she died in 1863: in 1867, her executor filed a bill : Held that under the circumstances the widow was entitled to have her income supplemented, but not to the additional benefits, that the claim was not barred by the Statute of Limitations, but that laches disentitled the executors from claiming interest.- Edwards v. Warder, L.R. 1, App. 281;

34 L.T. 174. Canada, Law of.:(i.) P. C.---Libel-Notice.--A creditor as indorsee of debtor's promissory notes

served notice on him under Canadian Insolvent Act, 1869, and caused him to be arrested, whereon debtor brought action for libel and malicious arrest; creditor pleaded truth of libel and reasonable cause for arrest: Held that the creditor was not bound to have recourse to his indorsers, and that the pleas did deny the falsity, and thereby repdered unnecessary the denial of the malice.-Bank of British N. America v. Strong, L.R. 1

App, 307; 34 L.T. 627. (ii.) P. C.-Street-Expropriation.-'The corporation of Montreal closed ono end

of a street whereby plaivtiff's tenants had to go further round to reach the southern part of the City. Held that he was not entitled to compensation for "expropriation " under the Municipal Acts of Montreal, nor to & previous indemnity under Art. 407 of the Civil Code of Canada.

Mayor, eto., of Montreal v. Drummond, L.R. 1, App. 384; 35 L.T. 106. Company:(i.) Ch. Div. V.C.M.- Articles- Memorandum-Inconsistency.-Where thore

is an inconsistency between the inemorandun and articles of association of a company, the memorandum must prevail.-Re Wedgewood Coal and

Iron Co., Anderson's case, 34 L.T. 943. (ii.) C. A.-Concealment-Fraud.-S. agreed that if a company should be

formed to purchase lis property, he would pay to W. & A. £1500 besides their expenses from the Company ; the company was formed but proved abortive; the agreement was never disclosed. Held that such conceal

ment constituted a fraud which disentitled W. & H. from claiming remuneration for services rendered after formation of company.-Re Here. ford and S. Wales Waggon, etc., Co., L.R. 2 Ch. D. 621; 45 L.J. Ch. 35 ;

L. C. 40; 34 W.R. 953. (iii.) Ch. Diy. V. C. B.--Misrepresentation.-A shareholder brought action

against a company and its directors for issuing a fraudulent prospectus; the company was then in voluntary liquidation aud insolvent. Held that the action was properly framed and could not be restrained by injunction.

Hall v. Old Talargoch Mining Co., 31 L.T. 901. (iv.) C. A.-Misrepresentation.—A shareholder filed a bill to set aside his con

tract to take shares on the ground of deception and misrepresentation. · Held that having acted as a shareholder for some months after he became aware of the eircumstances he was not entitled to relief.—Sharpley v.

Louth and East Coast Railway Co., L.R. 2 Ch. 663 ; 35 L.T. 71. (v.) Ch. Div. V. C. B.-Misrepresentation. In March P. sent out a circular

letter inviting applications for shares in a company to be formed to purchase and work a colliery; he therein stated “you are not committed to take shares :" in May P. purchased the colliery and soon afterwards resold it at a profit to trustees for the company ; in June the prospectus was issued, embodying statements of the circular letter; C. thereupon took shares in the Company. Held that the purchase of the colliery by P. was not a contract required to be mentioned in the prospectus under Com.

panies' Act, 1867, s. 38, Craig v. Phillips, 35 L.T. 198. (vi.) Ch. Div. V. C. B.- Receiver.-An unpaid vendor of the property of an

insolvent company in voluntary liquidation, was appointed receiver with. out security or salary.- Boyle v. Bettws Llantwit Colliery Company, L.R.

2, Ch. D. 726. (vii.) Ch. Div. V. C. H.-Stock jobber.-Held that stock jobbers who had

accepted an infant as transferee of shares in a company were liable to indemnify vendor against calls, notwithstanding agreement by liquidator with vendor releasing him from calls on condition that liquidator should have benefit of the suit.—Heritage v. Paine, L.R. 2, Ch. D. 594; L.J.

| 45, Ch. 295; 34 L.T. 947. (viii.) Ch. Div. V. C. B.- Vendor's Guarantee.-A vendor of railway tyre

and steam roller works to a Company guaranteed dividends at the rate of £10 per cent. for two years ; part of the purchase money was in vendor's shares, which it was agreed should be sold if vendor should fail to meet his guarantee. The works being unprofitable the directors abandoned the railway tyre department, and the remainder of the works not yielding any profit they claimed payment of £10 per cent. under the guarantee : held that the discontinuance of the tyre works absolved the vendor from his guarantee, and that he was entitled to restrain the company, by injunction, from selling the vendor's shares.- Brown & Co. v. Brown, 35

L.T. 54. ix.) Ch. Div. V. C. B.-Winding-up-Contributory.-A foreign shareholder

in an English company, who liquidates before winding-up of company and obtains his discharge, will be liable to contribute if his liability for calls at the date of his liquidation could not be estimated for purposes of

proof.Re East Indiun Cotton Agency, Fardoonjee's Cose, 35 L.T. 53. (x.) C. A.-Winding-up-Debentures.—Directors being empowered by Articles

of Association to borrow on debentures, or any other security whatsoever, at such rate of interest and on such terias as they should think fit, created 100 debentures of £250 bearing £6 per cent. interest, of which 60 were issued at £95 and the remainder were issued without consideration to trustees for the Company; subseqnently, directors borrowed £8,000 from a financial Society, at £10 per cent. interest, on acceptances of the Company, and the 40 debentures were transferred to the Society as additional security : Held that on winding-up of the Company the Society were entitled to prove rateably with the holders of the 60 debentures for the sum of £8,000 with interest.-Re Regent's Canal Ironworks Co., 45

L.J. Ch. 620 ; 35 L.T. 288 ; 24 W.R. 687. (xi.) C. A.-Winding-up - Debentures Registration. - Directors advanced

money to Company on mortgage debentures charging the undertakings and all moneys arising therefrom; the entry in the register of mortgages omitted description of the property charged: Held that the debentures were invalid under Companies' Act, 1862, s. 43, and that the holders had no priority over general creditors.-Re Native Iron Ore Co. Ex parte

Elphinstone, 45 L.J.Ch. 517; 34 L T. 777; 24 W.R. 503. (xii.) C. A.-Winding-up- Illegal Association.-An unregistered Company of

more than 20 members made over its assets and business to a limited Company, which proved unsuccessful, and passed a resolution for winding up: Held that the solicitors of the unregistered Company could not prove for costs incurred in relation to the formation of or defending actions brought against such Company, being an illegal Association.- Re

South Wales Allantic Steamship Co. L.R. 2 Ch.D. 763. ; 35 L.T. 294. (xiii.) Ch. Div. M. R.-Winding-up-Jurisdiction.—The Court in England in

which the winding-up of a Company is proceeding can restrain an action in Ireland by a creditor of the Company. Re International Patent Pulp

and Paper Co. 45 L.J. Ch. 446 ; 35 L.T. 229; 24 W.R. 535. (xiv.) Ch. Div. M. R. - Finding up-Liquidators. — The survivor of two

liquidators appointed on the voluntary winding-up of a Co, has no power to affix the seal of the Co. to a conveyance of the bare legal estate to property vested in the Co.-Re Metropolitan Bank and Jones, L.R. 2,

Ch. D. 366 ; 45 L.J.Ch. 525; 24 W.R. 815. (IV.) Ch. Div. V. C. H. Winding-up-Registration-Infant Subscriber.-One of

the seven subscribers to memorandum of association was an infant who attained majority about 4 months afterwards and 16 months before a compulsory order to wind up the Company was made; he took no steps to remove his name till six months after the order: Held that the registration was valid, the Company duly incorporated, and the winding up order good.--- In Re Nassau Phosphate Co., L.R. 2, Ch.D. 610; 45 L.J.Ch. 584;

24 W.R. 692. Copyhold :(i.) C. P. Div.-Enfranchisemenl.-Coppholder, having given notice of enfran

chisement, died after the award had been forwarded to the Commis. sioners, but before confirmation: Held that his devisee must be admitted and pay the fine before claiming enfranchisement of the land. - Myers v.

Hodgson, L.R. 1, C.P.D. 609 ; 45 L.J. C.P. 603; 34 L.T. 881 ; 24 W.R. 827. (ii.) Ch. Div. M. R.- Minerals-Trespass.-Where a lord of a manor, having

the customary right to bring to the surface through and upon a copyholder's land minerals got within the manor, brought through and upon such land minerals got outside the manor: Held, that the act was trespass, and injunction granted, but damages refused.-Eardley v. Earl

Granville, 45 L.J. Ch. 669 ; 34 L.T. 609; 24 W.R. 528. Coroner :(i.) Q. B. Div.-Imperfect Verdict.-Where corone: rejected material evidence

so that jury gave an imperfect verdict, and new material evidence was forthcoming, the Court quashed the inquisition and ordered coroner to hold an inquiry with a fresh jury--super visum corporis.—Regina v.

Carter, 45 L.J. Q.B. 711; 34 L.T. 819; 24 W.R. 882. County Court:(i.) App. Div. Ct.-- Appeal-Fact.-The County Court Act, 1875, 8. 6, gives

no right of appeal on a question of fact.-Courens v. London Deposit Bank, 45 L.J. O.P. 573.

(ii.) P. D. & A. Div.- Appeal-Silvage. - Where a tender of less than £50 is

upheld in a salvage case, no appeal lies.-The Fyenoord, 34 L.T. 918. Crimes and Offences :(i.) App. Div. Ct.-Arrest.--A person against whom & warrant has been

issued for an offence less than felony, cannot be arrested by a constable who has not the warrant in his possession at the time of arrest.-Codd

V. Cabe, L.R. 1, Ex. D. 352; 45 L.J. M.O. 101. (ii.) App. Div. Ct.Baker-Scales and Weights.-A baker was in the habit

of delivering bread to a regular customer from his cart, not carrying with him scales or weights. Held that he was rightly convicted under 6 & 7 Wm iv., c. 37, s. 7.- Robinson v. Cliff, L.R. 1, Ex, D. 294 ; 45 L.J.

M.C. 109; 31 L.T. 689. (iii.) C. C. R.-Bigamy.-On an indictment for bigamy, it was proved that the

first marriage was solemnized in & building where Divine Service was performed during repair of the parish church: Held that the building must be presumed to have been licensed: conviction affirmed. Regina

. Cresswell, L.R, 1, Q.B.D. 446; 45 L.J. M.C. 77; 33 L.-. 760;

24 W.R. 281. (iv.) Q. B. Div, Conspiracy.-Defendants were indicted for conspiring as

promoters of a Company to induce the Stock Exchange Committee to order quotation of its Shares, and thereby to induce and persuade divers of the liege subjects of our Lady the Queen who should thereafter try to sell the shares of the said Company, to believe that the said Company was duly formed and constituted, and had in all respecte complied with the rules and regulations of the Stock Exchange, so as to entitle the said Company to have their shares quoted in the official list of the said Stock Exchange: Held a sufficient indictment.-Regina v. Aspinall, 44 L. J

M.C. 129 ; 24 W.R. 921. (v.) C. C. R.-D'af-Mute.- A deaf-mute was convicted of larceny, but the

jury found that the prisoner was not capable of understanding the proceedings. Held that the conviction could not be sustained, but that he must be detained as non-sane during the Queen's pleasure.- Regina v.

Berry, L.R. 1 Q.B.D. 447; 45 L.J.M.C. 123. (vi.) App. Div. Ct.-Gaming.-Service of information and summons is

necessary to render valid, under 8 and 9 Vict., c. 109, a conviction for permitting gaming and wagering.Blake v. Beach, L.R. 1 Ex,D. 320;

45 L.J.M.C. 111 ; 34 L.T. 764. Debtor and Creditor:(i.) C. A.- Fraudulent Assignment.-T. with knowledge of defendant delivered

to A. goods in fraud of his creditors ; A. without knowledge of T., and not in furtherance of the fraud, sold the goods to defendant. Held that

Pltf. was entitled to recover the goods.—Taylor v. Bowers. 34 L.T. 938. (ii.) Infant- Ratification. A promise on attaining majority to pay a debt, con

tracted in infancy, “as a debt of honour” is not a ratification of the contract within 9 Geo. IV., c. 14, s. 5.—Maccord v. Osborne, L.R. 1 O.P.D

569; 45 L.J.C.P. 727; 35 L.T. 164. (iii.) C. A. Infant-Set-off.-Under 2 Geo. II. c. 22 s. 13 and 9 Geo. IV. c. 14,

B. 5, set off cannot be maintained of a debt contracted in infancy and not ratified on attaining full age.- Rawley v. Rawlty, L.R. 1 Q.B. D. 400 ; 45

L.J. Q.B. 675; 35 L.T. 191; 24 W.R. 995. (iv.) App. Div. Ct.--Sheriff, Writ of fi. fa.- When goods have been seized

under fi. fa., and the execution creditor afterwards becomes disentitled to recover the judgment debt, the sherifi' cannot, without instructions from the execution creditor, sell any of the goods to realize his possession money, fees, and expenses.- Sneary V. Abdy, L.R. 1 Ex. D. 299; 34 L.T. (v.) Ch. Div. V. C. H.-Statute of Limitations. Within 6 years after debt

incurred plaintiff took out writ in Common Pleas; within 6 months afterwards he took out administration summons in respect of some debt: Held that the debt was barred in Chancery.-- Fievet v. Manby. In re

Manby, L.R. 3 Ch. D. 101 ; 35 L.T. 307; 24 W.R. 699. Defamation :(i.) Q. B. D.- Libel-Costs.- Where, on information for libel, under 6 & 7

Vict. c. 96, judgement is given for defendant, he is entitled to costs incurred previously to filing of information.- Regina v. Steel, L.R. 1

Q.B.D. 482 ; 45 L.J. Q.B. 391. (ii.) C. P. Div.-Slander - Privilege.-An expert witness, being asked in

cross-examination as to comments of the judge on evidence given by him in a former trial, voluntarily gave an explanation or defense in defamatory language : Hell that the language was used in the character of a witness, and was priveleged.—Soaman v. Netherclift, L.R. 1 C.P.D. 540; 34 L.T.

878 ; 24 W.R. 884. Domicil:(i.) Ch. Div. M. R.-Held that acquisition of domicil of choice involves

residence in a new country with intention to continue there permanently, and that where there was a clear intention to abandon such domicil of choice the domicil of origin revived.---King v. Foxwell, 45 L.J.Oh. 693;

24 W.R. 630. Ecclesiastical Law:(i.) P. C.-Church Orizaments.-In cause by vicar against church werden for

having removed a wooden cross placed on the ra-table by the vicar's authority. Held that the cross was not a lawful churgh ornament, but neither party having acted under a faculty the suit was dismissed without

costs. - Durst v. Masters, L.R. 1 P.D. 373 ; 35 L.T. 37 ; 24 W.R. 1019. (ii.) London Consistory Ct.-ChurchyardFaculty.--The court granted a

faculty for appropriation of a churchyard, olosed for burials under Order in Council, for purpose of a public garden, and authorized construction of footpaths and erection of gates.- Re St. George's-in-the-East, L.R. 1 P.D.



C. A.- Dilapidations. - Two incumbents after the passing of the Ecclesiastical Dilapidations Aot, 1871, agreed to exchange benefices on terms that no payments should be made by either to the other in respect of dilapidation : Held that the agreement was not illegal under the statute nor (semble) Simoniacal.-- Wright v. Davies, 33 L.T. 188; 24 W.R.

841. (iv.) Ar.-Holy Communion-Crucifix.-Held that incumbent who repeatedly

administered the Holy Communion to less than threo persons must be admonished to obey the rubrie ; also that a metal crucifix surmounting a screen at ontrance of chancel must be removed as unlawful.--Clifton V.

Ridsdale, L.R. 1 P.D. 316, (v.) P. C.-Inhibition.---37 & 38 Vict. c. 85 s. 9. The Public Worship Regula

tion Act, 1874, does not deprivo the judge of his discretionary power to issue inhibition pending appeal.- Ridsdale v. Clifton, 45 L.J. P.C. 12;

34 L.T. 515 ; 24 W.R. 1021. Election:(i.) C. P. Div.-Municipal Election.-The description of a candidate by

initials, instead of Christian name in full, is fatal to validity of a nomination paper.-Mather v. Brown, L.R. 1, C.P.D. 596; 45 L.J. C.P. 547

34 L.T. 869; 24 W.R. 736. (ii.) C. P. Div.---Municipal Election.—The delivery of a nomination paper to

the town clerk by an agent is bad under Municipal Elections Act, 1875 (38 & 39 Vic. c. 40) s. 1, sab. sec. 3,- Monks V. Jackson, 35 L.T. 95.

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