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Bn>D, Jobk Poultee, Blossom hill, Kilkenny, Esq. May 6. Longcrolt and Myers,

Clement's inn, Strand
CirLnr, Gxoiai, Baseein Park rd, Hammersmith. May 20. Sawbridge, Milk street,

Cheapside

Chadwici, AirifB, Southport, Lancaster. May 1. Welsby and Co, Sonthport
Guu, JoHi*, Harlow, Essex. April 21. Pettengill, Cannon st
Cbowther, Joshua, Newton le Willows, Lancaster. May IS. Longbottom, Halifax
luxcr, Isabella Matilda, Taonton, Somerset. May 29. Collyer-Bristow and Co,
Bedford row

Fabbiicsioit, Josbph, Ashton upon Hibble, Lancaster, Gent. April 28. Dodd, Preston
Gabitbts, William, Hopton, Derby, Surgeon. May 8. Bale and Mills, Derby
Gbboobt, Williah Tayloe, Altrincham, Chester, Gent. May 1. Needham and Co,
Manchester

Gbotbs, James, West Hartlepool, Durham, Shipowner. July 1, Jarbntt and Fawcett,
Stockton on Tees

Hartnbll, John, Blomfield st, Upper Westbonrne terrace, Esq. May 2. Chamberlain,
Finsbury sq

Ismay, Thomas, Dover, Ironmonger. May 1. Stilwell, Dover

Kendall, Thomas, Shipley, York, Coal and Stone Merchant. June 24. Burr, Bingley
LBvm, Mabmaddxb, Camden rd, Holloway, Gent. May 20. Sawbridge, Milk st,
Cheapside

LoeuB, Robert, Liverpool, Fish Salesman, April 29. Morecroft and Winstanley,
Liverpool

Maiilaitd, Lieut-Gen John, Bath. May 29. Gibbs, Bath

Mabch, Mast Ann, Great Marlow, Backs. April 23. Eawson and Awdry, Great
Mario w

Maseeeby, Geoece, Whittington, Stafford, Farmer. May 0. Buller and Bickley, Bir-
mingham

Morgan, David, Bridgend, Glamorgan. April 22. Jacob, Cardiff
Moroan, Johk, Great Marlow, Backs, Gent. April 23. Rawson and Awdry, Great
Marlow

Mohoon, Thomas, St Sidwell, Exeter, Gent. May 13. Hoggins, Exeter
Phillips, Ann Eliza, Newport, Monmonth. Jane 1. Farr and Wade, Newport
Phillips, Daniel, Newport, Monmouth, Mining Engineer. May I. Farr and Wade,
Newport

Pbicx, Hbnby, Bath, Draper. May 1. Titley, Bath

Pbitchabd, Emma, Welshpool, Montgomery. Sept 22. Jones, Welshpool

Rand, Stephen Chamberlain, Colchester, Essex, Gent April 20. Wittey, Colchester

Rbbs, Thomas, Llanelly, Carmarthen. April 19. Thomas, Cross inn, Llanelly

Stanley, Hon Mabia Mabsabbt, Bacros, Hambledcn, Buckingham. May 13. Cooper

and Son, Henley on Thames Stephenson, William, Stratford upon Avon, Warwick, Jeweller. April 29. Brain,

Beading

Tovbe, Edwabd, Longfleet, Poole, Master Mariner. May 1. Aldiidgo and Aldridge,
Poole

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imrisvTaxis, Lewisham, Kent, Wine Merohant. May 1. Ingle and Co, City Bank chbrs, Threadnecdle st

Amsbll, Frederick, Cranleigb, Coal Merchant. May 1. Smallpeice and Sons, Guildford

Dxav, Eliza, Leftwich, Cheater. May 13. Fletcher, Northwich

Deinkwatee, Bev. Thomas Alexander, Mount Carmel Presbytery, Battersea park rd.

May 11. Arnold and Co, Carey st, Lincoln's inn
Godwin, Henry Morgan, Brighton. May 8. Hasties, East Grinstead
Heron, Cheistophkb, Hillingdon rd, Uxbridge, Gent. May 20. Gardiner and Son,

Uxbridge

Howdxk, Maey, Kingston-on-Holl. May U. Watson and Co, Hull
Hybtt, Mary Ann, Longney, Gloucester. May 6. Bretherton and Son, Gloucester
iLLSioir, Gxoege Fludb, Belgrave, Leicester, Gent. May 16. Stevenson and Son,
Leicester

Kent, Joseph, Sparrow corner, Minories, Carter. Apr 30. Haigh and Agar, Gresham

Bt

Kebnot, Mabia, Welbeck st, Cavendish sq. May 3. Plews and Co, Mark lane
Listob, Mabia, High st, Camden Town, Dyer. May 2. Vidler, Camden rd
Maldeit, Thomas, Badwell Bury, Hertford, Farmer. May 1. Teasey and Baldorston,
Baldock

Mas, William, sen, Reigate, Gent. Jane 1. Head, Reigato

Manning, Edwabd, Southampton, Captain. May 15. Cobb and Smith, Salisbury
NicHOLSoir, Hbhxy, Guildhall bldgs, Gent. May 19. Hewitt and Alexander, Ely pi
Niveit, James Ceaio, Kingston-upon-Holl, Curator of the Hall Botanic Garden Co.

May 1. Walker and Spink, Hull
Perks, Thomas Holway, Pebble Coombe, Surrey, Esq. May 1. Freshfiolds and

Williams, Bank bldgs
Puddy, Mary, South Brent, Somerset. Apr 29. Poole and Son, Bridgwater
Robinson, Ralph, Durham. May 3. Hargreaves, Durham
8outhbaie, Charles, City rd, Tobacconist. May 16. Downing, Baslnghall st
Spares, Philip, St. Leonards-on-Sea. May 1. Neve, St Leonards
Etanspield, Thomas Blzaxlxy, Atherton, Lancaster, Yarn Agent. May 13. Part and

Co, Atherton

Btott, John, Woodhouse, nr Huddersfiold. May 1. Laycock and Co, Huddersfleld
Bctclippe, Frances Mary, Kensington park rd. May 8. Sutcliffe and Summers,

New Bridge st, Blackfriars
Tjdal, William, Edgbaeton, Warwick, Esq, June 1. Lovell and Co, Gray's inn sq
Wheelwbioht, Mary, Halifax. May 16. Symonds, Ripponden, nr Halifax
Wxisht, Anns, Atherton, Lancaster. May 13. Part and Co, Atherton

[Gazette, Apr. 4.]

EASTER SITTINGS, 1882.

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Further considerations will be taken as part of the general paper in priority to original causes which hare not already appeared in the paper.

Any cause intended to tie heard as a short cause must be so marked in the cause book at least one dear day before he same can be put in the paper to bo so heard, and the necessary papers must be left in court with the judge's officer the day before the cause is to bo pat into the paper.

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the necessary papers must be left in court
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cause is to be put into the paper.
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At lincoln's-inn.

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Friday ....26..Motns. & gen. ps.

Causes and actions in which witnesses are to be examined before the court will be taken on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and causes and actions without witnesses will be taken on Mondays; but when the list of causes and actions without witnesses is exhausted, causes and actions with witnesses will bo taken on Mondays also.

Further considerations will be taken as part .of tho general paper in priority to original causes which have not already appeared in the paper.

Any cause intended to be heard as a short cause, must be so marked in the cause book at least one clear day before the same can be put in the paper to be so heard, and the necessary papers must be left in court with the judge's officer the day before the cause is to be put in the paper.

CIRCUITS OF THE JUDGES.

Sonth-Eastern (Pollock, B.)—Hertford, Tuesday, April 18; Lewes, Friday, April 21 j Cambridge, Tuesday, May 2; Ipswich, Thursday, May 4. Oxford (Huddleston, B.)—Reading, Tuesday, April 18; Worcester and City, Saturday, April 22; Stafford, Friday, April 28. Western (Hawkins, J.)—Taunton, Tuesday, April 18; Exeter and City, Monday, April 24; Winchester, Tuesday, May 16. Midland (Stephen, J.)—Lincoln and City, Tuesday, April 18 ; Northampton, Monday, April 24 j Derby, Saturday, April 29; Warwick, Friday, May 5. North-Eastern (Bowea and Williams, JJ.)—Newcastle and Town, Thursday, April 20; Durham, Monday, April 24 j Leeds, Monday, May 1. Northern (Mathew and Care, JJ.)—Carlisle, Tuesday, April 18; Minchester, Thursday, April 20; Liverpool, Tuesday, May 2. North and South "Wales (Chitty, J.)—Butbin, Tuesday, April 18; Chester and City, Friday, April 21 ; Swansea, Thursday, April 27.

Civil business will be taken at Manchester, Liverpool, and Leeds.

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BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS.
BIETHS.

EvlLL.—April 3, at 28, Craven-road, Westbourne-terraoe, W., the wife of Charles

Henry Evill, barrister-at-latr, of a daughter. Hamkond-chambbks.—April 1, at Colville-mansions, W., the wife of R. S. B.

Hammond-Chambers, of The Heathers, Marlow, and of the Midland Circuit,

barrister-at-law, of a son. Stt/bbb.—April 3, at Woodstock House, 83, Priory-road, West Hampstead, N.W.,

thj wife of William Stubbs, solioitor, of a daughter.

MARRIAGES.

Clowes—Edwabds.—April 12, at St. Peter's, Elgin-road, W., William Laird, eldest non of William Clowes, Esq., Chancery Registrar, to Ethel Mar Louisa, second daughter of L. F. Edwards, Eeq., solicitor.

Roei—Dablinq.—Mar. 30, at St. Stephen's, South Kensington, Johu Rose, of 3, Dr. Johnson's-buildings, Temple, barrister-at-law, to Janet Susan, daughtery of the late Charles Darling, Esq., of Langham Hall, Essex.

DEATHS,

Butler.—April 11, at Rye, Sussex, George Slade Butler, solicitor, aged 61.
DaVt.—April 9, at Ottery St. Mary, Devon, Henry Davy, solicitor, aged 73.
Wbiokt.—April 5, at Clayton-hill, Sussex, John Robert Wright, barrister-at-law,
of the Inner and Middle Temple, aged 39.

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LEGAL NEWS.

The judicial business of the House of Lords will be resumed on Friday, the 21st inst., when the appeal oases of The Earl of Zetland v. Eislop aad Gallomay v. Turner will be in the paper for hearing.

The following, says the Central Law Journal, is a verbatim copy of a petition recently presented to the Circuit Court in Arkansas for leave to practice before justices of the peace:—"The State of Arkansas, Countey to all Whom it may conourn We the under A sigeu Names Do say that Joseph g Herman Has got A Wright to Practice law in the Justices of the Peacess C >uit Without Licenes When the Person imploWing him is Willing to Resk him as an agent Either Asking questions or Pleading. Not as A laWyer But an agent and We think that He Will Be in the Limits of the Law."

The Hindoo-English author of a "Memoir of the late Honourable Justice Onoocool Chunder Mookerjee" thus describes the merits of the subject of the memoir before his elevation to the bench :—" Since he joined the native bar down ad Jinem of his career as a pleader, be had won an uniform way of pleading. He made no gairish of words, never made his sentences long, when be could express his thoughts in small ones. Never he countercbanged strong words with the pleaders or barristers of the other party. In defeating or conducting a case his temper was never incalescent and hazy. He well understood the interest of his client, and never ceased to tussle for it until he was flushed with succors, or until the shafts of his arguments made his quiver void. He was never seen to illude or trespass npon the time of court with fiddle-faddle arguments to prove bis wits going a.wool-gathering, bat what he said was nude truth, based upon jus civile, lex non tcripta, lex tcripta, &c, and relative to his case and in homogenity to the subject-matter he discussed, and always true to the points he argued. He made no quotation having no bearing whatever to his case, but cited such Acts, clauses, and precedents that have a direct affinity to bis case, or the subject-matter of his argument. By-the-bye, I should not here omit to mention that he had one peculiarity in bis pleading which I have observed very minutely. Having first expounded before the court the anatomy of his case, he then launobed out on the relative position of his client with that of the other, pointing out tbe /juidproquo or bolstering up the decision of the lower conrt with his sapience and legal aonmen and cognoscence, waiting with quietude to see which side tbe court takes in favourable consideration, knuckling to the arguments of the court, and then inducing it gradually to his favour, giving thereby no offence to the court."

LONDON GAZETTES.

Bankrupts.

Fbidat, April 7,1882.

Under the Bankruptcy Act, 1869.

Creditors must forward their proofs of debts to the 1

To Surrender in London.

Baker, Charles, Moscow rd, Bayswater, Clerk in Holy Orders. Pet Apr 3. Murray. Apr 21 at 12

Meredith, Thomas, Kilburn Park rd, Builder. Pet Apr 6. Brougham. Apr £6 at 11

To Surrender in tbe Country.

Allen, Robert, and Robert Bew North, Wolverhampton, Iron Merchante. Pet Apr 8.

Sanders. Wolverhampton, Apr 21 at 12 Crosier, Thomas, Hutton Cranswick, York, Farmer. Pet Apr 6. Rollit. Kingston

npon Hull, Apr 26 at 3 Gill, John, Hamsterley, Durham, Farmer. Pet Mar 29. Marshall. Durham, Apr 15

at 11

Gill, Joseph, West Auckland, Durham, Coal Owner. Pet Apr 4. Marshall. Durham, Apr 28 at 11

Goodchild, Henry, Brighton, Livery Stable Keeper. Pet Apr 4. Jones. Brighton, Apr 26 at 11

Goodwin, Edwin, East Bergholt, Suffolk, Butcher. Pet Apr 4. Grimsey. Ipswich, Apr 25 at 3

Keep, Francis, Walsall, Stafford, Tailor. Pet Apr 5. Clarke. Walsall, Apr 20 at 12 Lane, John, Stockport, Chester, Confectioner. Pet Apr 4. Hyde. Stockport, Apr 20 at 11

Reeves, John Arthur, Findern, Derby, Farmer. Pet Apr 6. Weller. Derby, Apr 18 at 12

Roberts, A J , Spalding, Lincoln, Boot Dealer. Pet Apr 3. Gaches. Peter, "rorough, Apr 19 at 11

gers, William Rossett, Gt Crosby, nr Liverpool, Builder. Pet Apr 4. Cooper. Liverpool, Apr 20 at 12

Stern, John, Gt Grimsby, Smack Owner. Pet Apr 3. Daubney. Gt Grimsby, Apr 24 at 2.30

Stevenson, Ralph Alexander, Hanley, Solicitor. Pot Mar 31. Tennant. Hanley, Apr 17 at 11

Whitehead, Hustler, Shipley, York, Commission Agent. Pet Apr 3. Lee. Bradford, Apr 18 at 12

TtrzsDAT, April 11, 1882.

Under the Bankruptcy Act, 1869.

Creditors must forward their proofs of debts to the Registrar.

To Surrender in the Country.

Boothman, Thomas, jun, Skipton, York, Farmer. Pet Apr 6. Lee. Bradford Apr 21 at 12

Green, Solomon Levy, Cardiff, Clothier. Pet Apr 4. Langley. Cardiff, Apr 27 at 11.30
Perrin, Jonathan, Bristol, Solicitor. Pet Apr 6. Hurley. Bristol, Apr 24 at2
Stewart, Edward, High st, -Battcrsca. Sailrnaker. Pet Apr 4. Willoughby. Wands-
worth, Apr 21 at 11

Liquidations by Arrangement.

FIRST MEETINGS OF CREDITORS.
Fsiday, April 7,18S2.

Anslow, William Richard, Manchester, Wholesale Warehouseman. April 21 at 3 at

offices of Boote and Edgar. Booth sr, Manchester Archbold, Henry. Alnwick. Northumberland, Tailor. April 10 at 11 at offices of Tate

and Percy, St Michael's lane, Alnwick Arthur, David, Wellington, Salop, Licensed Victualler. April 18 at 11 at offices of

Carrane, Wellington

Ayres, James, Gravel lane, Southwark, Licensed Victualler. April 20 at 3 at offices of

Crafter and Burton, Blackfriars rd, Southwark Babbage, Blanche, Bridgwater, Somerset, Boot Dealer. April 20 at 3 at the George

and Railway Hotel, Bristol. Reed and Cook, Bridgwater Backhouse, William, Dudley hill, near Bradford, out of business. April 19 at 10.30 at

offices of Peel and Co, Chapel lane, Bradford Bargh, George, Lancaster, Innkeeper. April 20 at 11 at offices of Fryer, Winckley sq,

Preston

Barley, James, Spencer rd,;South Hornsey, Builder. April 19 at 3 at offices of Parkcs, Queen Victoria st

Barraclough, Richard, Morley, York, Publican. April 21 at 3 at offices of Cottam, Market st, Bradford

Barritt, William, Bradford, Hosier. April 21 at 2 at Mosley Hotel, Market st, Manchester. Last and Betts, Bradford

'Barton, James Smethurst, and Thomas Barton, Blackburn, General Ironmongers. April 18 at 2 at the Spread Eagle Hotel, Corporation st, Manchester. Needham, Blackburn

Bennett, Joseph, Northwood, Mo;of Wight, Builder. April 17 at 3 at offices of Hooper, Quay st, Newport

Bewick, Abraham Dicker, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Grocer. April 20 at 11 at offices of Scott, While Horse bldgs. Pilgrim st, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Blamires, James, Cleckheaton, York, Grocer. April 19 at 3 at offices of Carr and Cadman, Cleckheaton

Bowden, Thomas, Oldham, Lancaster, Joiner. April 19 at 3 at offices of Buckley and

Mattinson, Church lane, Oldham Brunn, Joseph Greenfield, Birmingham, Gun Maker. April 20 at 3 at 1, NewhaU st,

Birmingham. Buller and Bickley, Birmingham Burns, Thomas, Sheffield, Provision Dealer. April 20 at 12 at offices of Bell, Figtree

lane, Sheffield

Casey, Thomas, Boleyn rd, Stoke Newington, Builder. April 18 at 2 at Masons' Hall Tavern, Masons' avenue, Basinghall st. Hammack, Finsbury circus

Chapman, Charles William, Wednesbury, Stafford, Stationer. April 14 at 11.30 at

offices of Sheldon, High st, Wednesbury Chittick, Samuel, Old Kent rd, Auctioneer. April 27 at 3 at Kennan's Hotel, Crown ct,

Cheapside. Lovett and Co, King William st Christmas, Thomas Waldren, Ponryn, Cornwall, Grocer. April 21 at 11 at offices of

Powell, Broad Bt, Penryn Collins, James, Saltney, Flint, Baker. April 20 at 12 at the Grosvenor Hotel, Chester. Churton, Chester

-Cook, John, Bedford, Grocer. Apr 21 at 12 at offices of Whyley and Piper, Dame Alice st, Bedford

Coppen. Joseph, Framlingham, Suffolk, Farmer. Apr 19 at 12 at Golden Lion Hotel,

Corn-hill, Ipswich. Gross
Culverwell, Thomas, Luton, Bedford, Printer and Stationer. Apr 18 at 2 at offices of

Sibly and Dickinson, Exchange West, Bristol
Dale, William, Burnsall, York, Farmer. Apr 22 at 2 at office of Paget, Wilson's yard,

Slapton

Dry, William, Gt Driffield, York, Jeiner. Apr 24 at 2 at office of White, Exchange st, Ut Driffield

,! George, Poultry. Kent, Bucklersbury Forman, Thomas, Kennington rd, Lambeth, Coal Merchant. Apr 21 at 2 at Guildhall

Tavern, Gresham st. Pontifex Gleig, Henry Lockhart, Whitby, York, Retired Major. Apr 20 at 11 at office of Anderson and Lythe, Stonegate, York Glover, John, Cannock, Stafford, Solicitor. Apr 19 at 12 at George Hotel, Walsall. Edwards, Cannock

Grimley, Samuel Benton, Hatton garden, Wholesale Jeweller. May 1 at 3 at offices of

Lewis and Lewis, Ely pi, Holborn Hague, Richard, Rotherham, York, Furniture Dealer. Apr 26 at 3 at office of Branson

and Co, Bank st, Sheffield Heyward, Thomas Henry, Croydon, Surrey, Clerk. Apr 25 at 3 at office of Pullen,

North End, Croydon

Hine, Thomas, Cncklade, Wilts, Dealer. Apr 16 at 10 at Gt Western Hotel, New Swindon, Wilts

Holland, Charles, Hoole, Chester, Stone Mason. Apr 21 at 2.30 at offlco of Bridgman and Co, Westminster bldgs, Newgate st, Chester

Howells, Henry, Grosmont, Monmouth, Innkeeper. Apr 21 at 10.30 at 11, Frogmore st, Abergavenny, Monmouth. Hodgens. Abergavenny

Hurst, William, Fratton, Grocer. Apr 21 at 4 at Totterdells Hotel, St Georges sq. Portsea, Hants. King, Portsea

Jackson, James, Wistow, York, Potato Merchant. Apr 14 at II at Albert Hotel, Mickle. gate, Selby. Wright, Selby

Jones, Eliza, Westbury Leigh, Wilts, Farmer. Apr 17 at 3 at Woolpacks Hotel, Trowbridge. Ames, Frome

Kearsley, George William, and Newton Hutchinson, Colliery Agents, Rotherham, York. Apr 20 at 3 at office of Nicholson and Co, Bigh st, Rotherham

Keene, William Henry, Stroud, Gloucester, Cabinet Maker. Apr 20 at 11 at office of Stephens, Lansdowne, Stroud

Kewley, Joseph, Liverpool, Baker. Apr 20 at 3 at office of Quilliam, Elliott st, Liverpool

Luxon, Andrew Charles, Monier rd. Wick lane, Old Ford, Oilman. Apr 26 at 2 at office

of Barrett, John si, Bedford row Mather, Frederick, Charles st, Stepney, Baker. Apr 18 at 11 at office of Dobson, 104

Minories

McLaren, John, and Henry McLaren, Leeds, Engineers. Apr 26 at 2 at Law Institute, Albion pi, Leeds. Simpson and Burrell, Leeds'

Meyer, Wilhelm Daniel Johannes, Mincing lane, Merchant. Apr 26 at 3 at offices of Lawrence and Co, Old Jewry chmbra

Mills, Henry Samnel, and Charles Edward Hibbs, Melcombe Regis, Dorset, Fishmongers. Apr 25 at 2 at offices of Burnett, South st, Dorchester

Murray, Alexander Brown, and James Murray, South Stockton, York, Farmers. Apr 18 at 11 at offices of Wooler, Priestgate, Darlington

Noble, William, Hunmanby, York, Cowkeoper. Apr 28 at 3 at offices of Richardson, Church st, Filey, York

Oliver, John, Fishlake, York, Farmer. Apr 22 at 2.30 at offices of Shirley and Co, St George's Gate, Doncaster

Osborne, George Alexander, Wrotham, Kent, Carpenter. Apr 20 at 3 at Hands, the Victoria, Week st, Maidstone. Fenton, Kingsland green

Paskin, Samuel, Tividalo, Stafford, Sheet Iron Roller. Apr 21 at 11 at offices of Shakespeare, Church st, Oldbury

Pearson, Elizabeth, Rugeley, Stafford, Licensed Victualler. Apr 20 at 1 at Midland Hotel, Burton on Trent. Kent, Longton

Penile, George, and Charles Waitc, Golden sq, Woollen Merchants, Apr 24 at 2 at George Hotel, Huddersfleld. Phclan, Lincoln's inn fields

Pctts, John, Florence terr, Kingswood rd, Penge, Accountant. Apr IS at 12 at Masons'

Hall Tavern, Masons' Avenue, Basinghall st. Ede, King st, Cheapside Pickering, Josoph Langsdale, Kocleston sq, Pimlico, Artist. Apr 25 at 2 at offices of

Armstrong, Chancery lane Pinder, William, Blackburn, China Dealer. Apr 20 at 2 at Spread Eagle Hotel, Corpor.

ation Bt, Manchester. Needham, Blackburn Ponder, George, Nicholas st, Hoxton, Cabinet Maker, Apr 15 at 11 at Coleman st, City.

Biggenden, Kingsland rd Potts, Jesse, Wyrley, Stafford, Night Fireman. Apr 21 at 11 at offices of Jackson and

Sharpe, High st. West Bromwich Powell, Thomas, Newtown, Montgomery, Innkeopcr. Apr 21 at 12.30 at office of Powell,

Broad st, Newtown

Prosser, James Ashman, Petersfleld, Hants, Grocer. Apr 20 at 2 at office of Soomes, High st, Petersfleld

Redfern, Isaac, Congleton, Chester, Grocer, Apr 22 at 11 at Moody st, Congleton. Latham, Congleton

Riley, Joshua Armitage, and Joseph Armitage Riley, Halifax, Estate Agents. Apr 21

at 11 at Crown Hotel, Horton st, Halifax. Rhodes, Halifax Roberts, John,Hereford, Working Jeweller. Apr 20 at 10.30 at offices of Scobie, Offa

st, Hereford

Roebuck, Thomas, Noble st, Mantle Manufacturer, Apr 20 at 2 at Inns of Court Hotel,

Holborn. Hores and Pattisson, Lincoln's inn fields Saunders, John Short, Newton Abbott, Devon, Corn Factor. Apr 20 at 1 at Jury's

Swan Hotel, Bridge st, Bristol. Forward, Axminster Scowby, George, Skipton, York, Draper. Apr 21 at 2.30 at offices of Robinson and

Robinson, Keighley

Shadbolt, Thomas, Pembroke rd, Hornsey, Carpenter. Apr 18 at 2 at 1, Long lane,

Aldersgate St. Harrison, St Pancras lane Sharp, Squire Mitchell, Bishop Auckland, Clothier. Apr 21 at 11 at office of Edgar,

Silver st, Bishop Auckland Short, Hugh, Goodge st, Tottenham ct rd, Tailor. Apr 21 at 12 at office of King and

McMillin, Bloomsbury sq Short, John, North Shields, Bonded Store Merchant. Apr 17 at 3 at office of Duncan

and Duncan, Market pi. South Shields Silvester, William, Clifford chambers, Gloucester, Farmer. Apr 18 at 11 at office of

Slater and Co, Warwick rd, Stratford-upon-Avon Sorrell, Richard Henry, Saffron Wolden, Essex, Grocer. Apr 24 at 12 at Guildhall

Tavern, Gresham st. Smith, Colchester Sprague, Sidney Davis, Gt Castle st. Regent st. Music Printer. Apr 24 at 4 at office of

Yorke and Wharton, Conduit st, Bond st Stanton, William, Cheltenham, out of business. Apr 17 at 11 at office of Clark, Regent

st, Cheltenham

Stewart, Charles, Southampton, Travelling Draper. Apr 15 at 12 at offices of Killby,

Portland St. Southampton Stokoe, Joseph, Dunston, Durham, Grocer. Apr 17 at 1 at offices of Hoyle and Co,

Westgate rd, Newcastle upon Tyne Strike, Edward, Rotherham, York, Boot Maker. Apr 18 at 3 at offices of Harrop and

Harrop, Westgate, Rotherham Summers, Charles, Romsey, Hants, Clothier. Apr 20 at 12 at 145, Cheapside. Bannister

Basinghall st

Talbot, James, ThrapBton, Northampton, Draper. Apr 20 at 2.30 at King's Arms Inn,

Thrapston. Hunnybun, Huntingdon Tedd, David, West Bromwich, Stafford, Fruiterer. Apr 20 at 10 at office of Jackson and

Sharpe, High st, West Bromwich Thomas, Thomas, Swansea, Licensed Victualler. Apr 10 at 3 at office of Thomas, Fisher

st, Swansea

Thomson, Henry Joseph, Peterborough, Hotel Keeper. Apr 17 at 12 at Goldon Lion

Hotel, Peterborough. Gaches Thorn, Henry Scott, Exeter, Provision Dealer. Apr 24 at 11 at office of Southcott, Post

Office st, Bedford circus, Exeter Tilley, Samuel, Brondesbury rd, Kilburn, Solicitor. Apr 21 at 12 at Cannon st Hotel,

Cannon st. Dubois and Heid, Panoras lane. Queen st Tompkins, Henry, Worcester, Commission Agent. Apr 20 at 12 at Queen's Hotel,

Stephenson pi, Birmingham. Shakespeare, Oldbury Vaughan, William George, Aberystwitb, Chemist. Apr 20 at 11 at office of Griffith and

Co, Darkgate st, Aberystwitb. Waite, Charles, Crofton rd, Camberwell, Private Tutor. Apr 12 at 12 at office of Morris,

Mitre ct, Temple

Webb, Henry, Worcester, Land Surveyor. Apr 21 at 3 at offices of Stallard, Pierpoint st, Worcester

Wheeler, John James, Walthamstow, Builder. Apr 17 at 2 at offices of Mitchell, Thanet pi, Strand. Harrison, Pancras lane. Queen st

Whitehead, William, Workington, Cumberland, Butcher. Apr 22 at 12 at offices of Paisley, Castlegate, Cockermouth

Wilkinson, John, Bradford, Yarn Salesman. Apr 19 at 8 at offices of Peel and Co, Chapel lane, Bradford

Young, Richard Frederick, John Robertson Cochrane, and William Fraaer, Kennington rd, Builders. Apr 26 at 1 at Law Institution Chancery lane. Burton and Co, Lincoln's inn fields

Toxsday, April 11, 1882.

Abbott, William Henry, Liverpool, Cabinet Maker. May 2 at 3 at 145, Cheapside.

Barrell and Co, Liverpool Arnold, Francis Evelyn Moss, Lincoln, Grocer. Apr 26 at 1.30 at Gt Northern Hot*',

Lincoln. Jennings

Asquith, Joseph, Chickenly, nr Dewsbury, Grocer. Apr 21 at 3 at offices of Scholefield

and Son, Wellington rd, Dewsbury Barnicoat, Athanasius, Reading, Builder. Apr 26 at 3 at Painters' Hall, Little Trinity ■ lane, Pritchard and Co

Beard, John Russol, Manchester, Silk Manufacturer. Apr 22 at 11.30 at offices of Sole

and Co, Booth st, Manchester Brinkworth, George Edwin, Reading, Potato Merchant. May 1 at 2 at 145, Cheapside.

Creed

Brookes, George, Bishops Tachbrook, Warwick, Builder. Apr 21 at 12 at offices of

Overall and Son, Warwick st, Leamington Browne, Frank Comyn Denis, Churchdown, Gloucester, Gent. Apr 19 at 3 at Graybound Hotel, Gloucester. Clark, Cheltenham Butliu, Richard,(and Alfred Winters, Leicester, Boot Manufacturers. Apr 27 at 12 at

offices of Harvey, Selborne bldgs, Leicester Carpenter, Benjamin, jun, Eastchurch, Kent, Wheelwright. Apr 21 at 3 at offices of 'st, She.

Stallon, High 1 .

Cavalier, Alfred, Arthur st. Hackney, Dairyman. Apr 18 at 1 at offices of Hopkins, Walbrook

Clarke, Isabella, and William Joshua Clarke, Aston, Warwick, Photographic Frame Makers. Apr 27 at 11 at Grand Hotel, Colmore row, Birmingham. Ansell, Birmingham

Coombe, William, Plymouth, Baker. Apr 21 at 3 at at offices of Curteis and Fearse,

Princess sq, Plymouth Court, Elisha, and George Court, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, Builders. Apr 20 at

12 at Falcon Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon. Lane Cowland, John Walter, Portland rd, Notting hill, Builder. Apr 27 at 2 at 68, Chancery

lane. Seagrove and Woods, Chancery lane Cuff, Jonathan Frank, Birmingham, Draper. Apr 24 at 3 at offices of Horton and Co,

Newhall st, Birmingham Daviee, Thomas, Treorky, Glamorgan, General Dealer. Apr 18 at 12 at offices of Lewis,

Glebeland st, Merthyr Tydfil Dendy, John, Manchester, Silk Manufacturer. Apr 22 at 11 at offices of Bale and Co,

Booth st, Manchester

Downing, Thomas, John Thomas, Edward Thomas, William Thomas, David Thomas, Charles Thomas, Robert Thomas, and Edward Thomas, ion, Dyserth, Flint, Lime Burners. Apr 28 at 10.30 at Bee Hotel, Bodfor st, Rhyl. Roberta, Rhyl

Dronsfield, Samuel, Stalybridge, Chester, Cotton Mill Manager. May 2 at 3 at offices of Bradbury, Booth at, Ashton-under-Lyne

Dugdell, Thomas William, Sudbnry, Suffolk, Currier. Apr 19 at 2 at Cannon st Hotel, Cannon St. Mumford, Sudbury

Edwards, David, Stockport, Drysaltor. Apr 21 at 3 at offices of Phillips, Marsden st, Manchester

Ellis, John, Lordship lane, East Dulwich, Builder. Apr 26 at 2 at Law Institution,

Chancery lane. Thomson and Ward, Bedford row Ererard, Charles Frederick, Birmingham, Painter. Apr 21 at 12 at offices of Parry,

Colmore row, Birmingham Ezard, William, and Arthur Ezard, Hoylake, Chester, Joiners. Apr 21 at 3 at offices of

Jones and Kitchingman, Harrington st, Liverpool Fernyhougb, Frederick John, Cheadle, Stafford, Innkeeper. Apr 20 at 10 at offices of

Welch, Caroline Bt. Longton Finnigan, Thomas, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Boot Dealer. Apr 21 at 11 at offices of Hoyle

and Co, Grey Bt, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Fitzgerald, Richard, Liverpool, Window Blind Manufacturer. Apr 27 at 3 at offices of

Murphy, Crosshall st, Liverpool Gillard, William, and Lewis Gillard, Sandford, Devon, Farmers. Apr 22 at 11 at office

of Searle, Crediton, Devon Glasstone, David, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Picture Frame Maker. Apr 19 at 3 at officos

of Warlow, Collingwood st, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Goodrich, John, Caledonian rd, Harness Manufacturer. Apr 19 at 3 at office of Wenn,

King Edward st, Newgate Bt Graham, Timothy Trueman Waller, Sunderland, Solicitor. Apr 26 at 3 at office of Bell,

Lambton st, Sunderland Gregory, Benjamin Haycock, Birmingham, Cook. Apr 24 at 3 at office of Freeman,

Colmore row, Birmingham Grimwade, Charles, Ipswich, Suffolk, Baker Apr 26 at 11 at office of Mills, Elm st,

Ipswich

Hartshorne, Richard, Birmingham, Fancy Draper. Apr 26 at 2 at Grand Hotel, Colmore row, Birmingham. Saunders and Co, Birmingham

Hemingway, John, Dewsbury, York, Grocer. Apr 20 at 10.16 at office of Scholcs, Wakefield rd, Dewsbury

Hill, William Thomas, Drury lane, Wine and Spirit Merchant. Apr 20 at 3 at the Law

Institution, Chancery lane. Knight, Long Acre Hopkinson, John, Markfield, Leicester, Innkeeper. Apr 26 at 1 at Town Arms Hotel,

Pocklington's walk, Leicester. Loseby, Coalville Howard, George, York, Auctioneer. April 28 at 11 at offices of Smith, Petergate,

York

Jacobs, Israel, Sunderland, Draper. Apr 22 at 3 at office of Asher, Manor pi, Sunderland

Jacques, Jervis, Heywood, Lancaster, Joiner. Apr 20 at 11 at office of Standring and

Co, King st, Rochdale Jennings, James, North Malvern, Worcester, Boot and Shoe Maker. Apr 21 at 12 at

12 at office of Bowyer-Bowers, Great Malvern Jutson, James, Whitstable, Kent, Grocer. Apr 22 at 12 at offio of Sankeys and Co,

Castle st, Canterbury

Kirby, Edmund Thomas, Halton, nr Leeds, Fa mer. Apr 24 at 2 at office of Pullan, Albion st, Leeds

Latter, Owen, Asylum rd, Old Kent rd, Builder. Apr 20 at 2 at office of Fowler, Dowgate hill

Lattimer, Thomas William, Grange rd, Eermondsey, Tobacconist. Apr 19 at 3 at office

of Ody, Blackfriars rd Law, John, Batley, York, Architect. Apr 27 at 3 at Wellington Hotel, Dewsbury.

Shaw, Dewsbury

Lee, Thomas, and John Lee, Hoylake, Chester, Builders. Apr 21 at 3 at office of Harper, Cable Bt, Liverpool

Lindenan, Frederick August, Shollwoodrd, Battersea, Baker. Apr 21 at 11 at office of Dobson, Minories

Lockwood, Charles, Little Boyd, nr Penistone, York, Traction Engino Proprietor. Apr

26 at 3 at office of Rideal, Chronicle chmbrs, Barnsley Lyons, Bernard, Wolverhampton, Cowkeeper. Apr 21 at 11 at office of Stratton, Queen

st, Wolverhampton

Mabey, John Thomas, James Short, and Charles Edmund Power, Addle st, Wood st.

Warehousemen. Apr 24 at 12 at office of Shearman, Gresham st McFarlane, Robert, Birmingham, out of business. Apr 21 at 10.15 at office of East,

Temple st, Birmingham Maltby, Thomas Flower, MlUwall Dock, Millwall, Contractor. Apr 27 at 3 at office of

Bohm, Old JewryMatty, Georgo William, Birmingham, Boer Retailer. Apr 21 at 3 at offices of Fallows,

Cherry st, Birmingham Newbould, Francis, Clifton, York, Labourer. Apr 29 at 11 at the White Horse Hotel

Otley. Hutchinson, Bradford Nichoison.Richard Alfred, Manchester, Merchant. May 1 at 3 at the A Committee Room,

Old Townhall, King st, Manchester. Ritson and Grundy, Manchester
North, Levi, Halifax, Accountant. Apr 28 at 3 at offices of Moore, Crown st, Halifax
Ormiston, George, Newcastle upon Tyne, Builder. Apr 21 at 2 at offices of Dove, Post
. Office chmbrs, St Nicholas sq, Newcastle upon Tyne

Palmer, Alexander Douglas Greenlaw, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Solicitor. Apr 26 at 11
, at the Star Hotel, Regent Bt, Cheltenham. Chosshyre, Cheltenham
Petty, Jane Matilda, Hornsey Park rd, out of business. Apr 24 at 3 at offices of Hicks,
Chancery lane

Norman, Chatham

Portch, Arthur Woodroffe, Gloucester, Baker, Apr 18 at 4 at offices of Jackson, George st, Gloucester

Potter, Riohard, Nottingham, Builder, Apr 21 at 4 at offices of Cockayne, Flotchor gate, Nottingham

Prewott, Alfred, Weston, nr Bath, Cabinet Maker. Apr 17 at 3 at offices of Dyer, Qucon sq, Bath

Price, Jabez, Calcot, nr Holywell, Lead Miner. Apr 26 at 2 at offices of Cope, Brynf ord st, Holywell

Pritchard, Henry, Bristol, Draper. Apr 24 at 12 at offices of Collins, Broad at, Bristol.

Osborne and Co

Puddephatt, Daniel, Boxmoor, Hertford, Butcher. Apr 27 at 3 at Goat Inn, Great Berk.

hampstead. Annesley, St Albans Read, Henry Yeates, Leicester, Timber Merchant. Apr 22 at 2 at Yarborough Hotel,

Bethlehem st, Gt Grimsby. Wright, Leicester Reed, Philip, Rochester, Kent, Poulterer. Apr 27 at 3 at King's Head Inn, High st,

Rochester. Shakespeare, Chatham Reeves, Thomas, Stoke-upon-Trent, Builder. Apr 20 at 1 at offices of Welch, Carolino

st, Longton

Richardson, Adam, South Shields, Commission Agent. Apr 20 at 3 at offices of Dove, Post Office chmbrs, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Rigby, John, Chorley, Lancaster, Grocer, Apr 20 at 11 at Royal Oak Hotel, Market st, Chorley. Jackson, Chorley

Robinson, James, Carnforth, Lancaster, Boot and Shoe Maker. Apr 27 at 11 at Commercial Hotel, Market st, Lancaster. Dobson, Kendal

Rowlands, William, Llanelly, Carmarthen, Butcher. Apr 26 at II at offices of Johnson and Stead, Church Bt, Llanelly

Sage, Charlotte Annie, Bristol, Licensed Victualler. Apr 24 at 2 at offices of Hobbs, Clare st, Bristol

Saunders, John Short, Newton Abbot, Devon, Grocer. Ap at N w London Hotel,

Exeter, in lieu of the place originally named Sherratt, David, Fenton, Stafford, Brick Manufacturer. Apr 22 at 3 at offices of Welch,

Caroline Bt, Longton

Siddall, James, Oldham, Lancaster, Stone Merchant. Apr 22 at 11 at 79, Mosley st,

Manchester. Grundy and Co, Manchester Bingleton, Edwin, Kingston upon Hull, I Solicitor. Apr 21 at 10.30 at Law Society,

Lincoln's inn bldgs, Bowlalley lane, Hull. Leak and Co, Kingston upon Hull Smallwood, Samuel Sugden, Clapham.Park rd. Milliner. Apr 19 at 3 at offices of

Tiddeman, 60, Finsbnry sq Smith, John, Workington, Cumberland, Grocer. Apr 21 at 11 at offices of Fidler*

Bridge Bt, Workington Smith, Thomas, Southampton, Fishmonger. Apr 21 at 12 at offices of Davis [and

Bennett, Portland at, Southampton. Bas6ett and Co, Southampton Stranks, Alfred, Oxford, Cabinet Maker. May 2 at 11.30 at 64, Commarket >t, Oxford.

Mallam, Oxford

Swindells, Andrew, Ramsbottom, Lancaster, out of business. Apr 21 at 11 at offices of

Addleshow and Warburton, Norfolk at, Manchester Taylor, John, Birmingham, Warwick, Baker. Apr 21 at 3 at office of Parr aod Hayes,

Colmore row, Birmingham Thornton, Joseph, Colverley, York, Auctioneer. Apr 21 at 11 at offices of Cross,

Parkinson's chmbrs, Market Bt, Bradford Tippetts, Robert, and Charles Edwin Tippetts, Bristol, Boot Makers. Apr 21 at 12 at

office of Denning and Co, Shannon crt, Corn st, Bristol Tucker, Charles, Birmingham, Commission Agent. Apr 21 at 3 at Stork Hotel, Old sq,

Birmingham. Parry, Birmingham Ward, Daniel, Balham, Surrey, Grocer. Apr 19 at 2 at office of Hogan and Hughes

Martins lane, Cannon at Wear, George, TJtley, Somerset, Licensed Victualler. Apr 20 at 12 at office of Marly and

Co, Old Post Office chmbrs, Corn st, Bristol West, George Phipps, and Robert William Robertson, Watford, Hertford, Tailors.

Apr 21 at 3 at office of Boydell, Warwick crt, Grays-inn Whiston, JameB, Fenton, Stafford, Brass and Iron Founder. Apr 20 at 11 at office of

Welch, Caroline st, Longton White, Henry, Portobello rd, Notting Hill, Builder. Apr 18 at 3 at Mullens Hotel, Iron

monger lane, Cheapside. Kiabey, Cheapside Wilbert, Robert, Newland, York, out of business. Apr 24 at 2 at office of Hind, Quay

Bt, Kingston-upon-Hull WilliamB, Elios Lloyd, South Marston, Wilts Joiner. Apr 28 at 11 at offices of Kinneir

and Tombs, High Bt, Swindon Williams, William Henry, Meyriok st, Clapham Junction, Builder. Apr 27 at 3.30 at

Guildhall Coffee house. Chapman, Gresham bldgs, Basinghall st Wilson, John Allen, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Schoolmaster. Apr 20 at 1.30 at Hop

Market Hotel, Worcester. Aboil, Gloucester Wright, John, Wisbech St Mary, Isle of Ely, Cambridge, Farmer. Apr 24 at 11.30 at

11.30 at offices of Vergette and Buckle, Market st, Peterborough

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CURRENT TOPICS.

The Cause List of the Court of Appeal contains 48 appeals from the Chancery Division and 120 from the Queen's Bench Division, also 10 from the Probate, Divorce, and Admiralty Division, and 10 Bankruptcy appeals—making, in all, 188 appeals. Last sittings there were only 155 appeals in the list, and a year ago 151.

The Cause List of the Chancery Division for the Easter Sittings, which will be found in another column, contains 65 causes before Vice-Chancellor Bacon; 139 before Vice-Chancellor Hall, 60 of which are witnesses causes; 122 before Mr. Justice Fry, 84 of which are with witnesses; 114 before Mr. Justice Kay, and 178 before Mr. Justice Chitty, 66 of which arc with witnesses. These numbers make a total of 618. A year ago there were only 429, and at the commencement of the last sittings only 524.

A Return made pursuant to certain Acts confirms what we have always maintained—that the administration of civil justice in this country is self-supporting. It appears that in the year ending the 31st of March, 1881, the total receipts under the heads of the High Court of Justice, the Court of Appeal, the Court of Bankruptcy, and the Land Registry, were £619,393 18s. 8d. The total payments during that period were £626,470 2s. 3d.; but as these payments include, not only the salaries of the existing judges, which are legitimate charges, but the pensions of retired judges and Lord Chancellors (which far exceeded the deficiency), it will be seen that the fees paid by litigants cover the cost of the actual judicial and administrative power required to determine their causes.

An American Legal Contemporary recently took occasion to remark that Maclean's trial would show whether such matters could be managed better in England than they are in the United States. The result, we think, will not be unfavourable to our institutions. A comparison with Guiteau's case would be obviously unfair, for neither prisoner nor counsel in the recent trial resembled the abnormal specimens brought to light in the American case; but we apprehend that the proceedings at Reading will bear comparison with the best conducted trial across the Atlantic. And, what is more important, they contrast very favourably with too many of our recent criminal investigations. Ever since the trial of the Claimant there has been a tendency to relax the limits within which cases of public importance should be tried. We refuse to believe that in any case it can be necessary or expedient to multiply words and lengthen speeches and summings-up over many days and weeks, and we rejoice that in the trial of Maclean every one concerned seems to have set his face against this practice. The trial was fair, dignified, short, and unsensational. Higher praise can hardly be given, and let us hope that in the next great criminal investigation, where the circumstances may be less favourable to their manifestation, these characteristics will equally appear.

A Wortiiy Contemporary, whose compassionate soul was recently afflicted by the sad fate of the Shanghai Bar, about to be " removed" by the operations of that dreadful " double-hopper dredge," last week turned his attention to the departed Jumbo, and placed on record his opinion that " a creature of Jumbo's tractable

habits and disposition could fairly be considered a 'domestic animal' within the meaning of the statutes 12 & 13 Vict. c. 92, and 17 & 18 Vict. c. 60." This is a very singular proposition. If all "creatures" of "tractable habits and disposition" are domestic, then the cobras in the Zoological Gardens, which everyone who knows anything of snake-charming will admit to be of " tractable habits and disposition," are domestic. According to the same standard, the sea-lion is singularly domestic, and probably the domesticity of the deceased whale at the Aquarium could also be satisfactorily established. We forbear to discuss the question of Jumbo's tractable habits and disposition, as developed during his attacks of "must," because as the lamented animal has passed out of the region in which English statutes are operative, it is perhaps a little late in the day to vex ourselves with the question whether they apply to him.

An Application in an action made this week to Vice-Chancellor Hall to restrain the employment by the defendants of a solicitor who had been employed by the plaintiff to conduct a previous action against the defendants resulted in a rather important declaration of the rule on this subject. The doctrine that a solicitor who has acted for one party in an action will, in certain cases, be restrained from acting for the opposite party is as old as Earl Cholmondelcy v. Lord Clinton (19 Ves. 261). In that case, a firm of solicitors who had acted for Lord Clinton dissolved partnership, one of the terms of dissolution being that one of them, S., should, and the other, M., should not, continue to be Lord Clinton's legal adviser. M. became solicitor for Earl Cholmondeley for conducting certain suits against Lord Clinton. and a motion was made for an injunction to restrain Earl CholMondeley from employiug him for that purpose. Lord Eldon, as the point was new, consulted all the judges, and subsequently "declared the unanimous opinion of all the judges and the Barons of the Exchequer, the Master of the Rolls, and the Vice-Chancellor, agreeing with his own, that a solicitor is not at liberty to act in the manner proposed by M., and that, having thus left the cause, he is not in the situation of a solicitor discharged by the client, and, therefore, cannot become the solicitor for the other party in the cause." These observations have led to the impression that the rule does not apply to a solicitor who is discharged by his client, except for misconduct; and in Parratt v. Parratt (2 De G. & Sm. 262) Vice-Chancellor Kjtioht Bkuce lent some sanction to this notion by saying that in Davies v. Clourjh the solicitor had virtually discharged himself, while in the c;;sc before him the client had discharged the solicitor. In the case before Vice-Chanccllor Hall this contention was raised, but the learned judge said that the principle was that a solicitor should not act contrary to his duty, "and it was essential to the interests of mankind that the jurisdiction should be extended to a case such as the present." We think no one will be found to contend that this decision is wrong; and the rule it lays down is simple and easily applied. It is that whenever a solicitor who has either discharged himself or been discharged by a client in any proceeding, is in possession of knowledge the communication of which to the other parties to such proceeding or to proceedings connected with it may unfairly prejudice his former client, he is debarred from acting for such other parties. And to this we may add Lord Eldon's suggestion "in doubtfid cases abstain " is a good rule for the regulation of conduct.

Lord Cairns' Conveyancing Bill has been re-issued with an explanatory memorandum attached, in whicli wc find the following remarks on clause 2, which proposes to protect solicitors and trustees dispensing partially with the investigation of title :—

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