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HALE, SHEPHERD, Goldhawk rd, Shepherd's bush, Coach Builder. June 8. Hale v SAVILE, HENRY, Rufford Abbey, Nottingham, Esq. June 15. Markby and Co, Now sq,
SBARLB, Anx, Hartford, Huntingdon, Shopkeeper. June 1. Hunnybun and Sons,
SHARROW, DIANA, Chapel rd, Stoke Newington, July 15. Comins, Gt Portland st MOBSBY, JOHN, Downham rd, Kingsland. June 7. Payne v Nicholls, Hall, V.C. SILVESTER, THOMAS, Whewell rd, Holloway, Provision Dealer. June 20. Jennings and Pollock, Gresham House, Old Broad st
Jennings, Stavordale rd, Highbury hill WAINHOUSE, ROBERT, Skircoat, Halifax, June 10, Weeden v Wainhouse, Chitty, J. THORPE, JOHN HOYLAND, Sheffield, Retired Butcher. June 15. Oxley and Coward, Allen, Bedford row
Rotherham WOODWARD, DRAPER BREWMAN, Worcester gdns, Sutton, Wine Merchant. June 6. VARLEY, RICHARD Lawson, Almondbury, York, Gent. June 25. Ramsden and Co, Potter v Woodward, Bacon, V.C. Stenning, Aldermanbury
Huddersfield [Gazeite, May 12.] WALFORD, FREDERICK HANCORXE, South st, Park lane, Solicitor. June 10. Briggs
and Co, Lincoln's inn fields
WARREN, JOHN PRACE PROCLAIMED, Canterbury, Retired Commander, R.N. July 1. CREDITORS UNDER 22 & 23 VICT. CAP. 35.
WEST, JAMES ROBERTS, Alscot park, Gloucester, Esq. May 31. Markby and Co, New LAST DAY OF CLAIM.
sq, Lincoln's inn AMBLER, HENRY, Halifax, Woolstapler, May 27. Rhodes, Halifax
Wood, BENNETT WILLIAM, Kingston on Hull, Corn Merchant. July 1. Barker, Hull BAXER, OCTAVIUS, Fawley, Southampton, Miller. June 1. Spence and Co, Hertford
(Gazette, May 5.) BARBER, WILLIAM, Moulton, Northampton, Farmer. June 8. Britten and Browne, ATKINSON, JOIN WATSON, Gateshead, Durham, Smith. June 5. Stanford, Nowcastle
upon-Tyne June 1. Luard and Shirley, Cardiff
BECHER, LYDIA PATTLE, Clifton, Bristol. June 12. O'Donoghue and Anson, Bristol BOOTB, CATHERINE, Tilston, Chester. June 24. Lucas, Wem
Brown, CHRISTOPHER RUSSELL, Tredegar sq, Bow rd, Gent. June 1. Gole, Limo st BROOKS, RICHARD, Highbridge, Somerset, Yeoman, May 29. Ruscombe and Co,
BUTLER, ELIZA MARIA, Herne Bay, Kent. June 1. Marcy, Bewdley, Worcester
COCKAYNR, JOHN, Nottingham, Gent. July 6. _Taylor and Co, Derby
DAKIN, MARY, Ryde, Southampton. June 6. Buckton and Greenall, Warrington Cooke, RUPERT, Duckmanton. June 1. Binney and Co
Davis, JANE, Hanley, Stafford. June 21. Jackson, Hanley COP, RICHARD, Malvern, Worcester, Esq.. June 10. Hinde and Co, Manchester
GEB, ALFRED WILLIAM, Crown Office row, Temple, Barrister-at-Law. June 10. Brooks, DAVIDGE, JAMES Krott, Evering rd, Clapton, Gent. May 20. Diss, Evering rd, GIBBS, SARAI, Great Malvern, Worcester. June 1. Parker, Worcester
old Jewry Clapton DAY, HBXBY, Batley, York. July 1.. Chadwick and Sons, Dewsbury
GRANT, JOHN, Cookham, Berks, Gent, June 19. Simonds and Goolden, New inn, Strand FINNEY, JOHN DOUGLAss, Chancery lane, Esq. June 1. "Finney and Co, Chancery
HATHERELL, ABRAHAM, Westbury-on-Trym, Gloucester, Gent. May 20. Hatherell, lane
Fitzroy st FOLLETT, GEORGE, Margate, Builder. June 1, Follett, Bird in Bush rd, Peckham
HERNAGE, HENRY JAMES, Little Chapel st, Westminster. June 24. Curtis and Betts, FOSTER, HANBY, Tollington Park, Holloway, Furniture Dealer. June 1. Head, Cannon
South sq, Gray's inn
HOBBS, JANE, Buckingham Palace rd, Pimlico. June 12. Craxford, Sheringham ter, st FOSTER, RICHARD, Vauxhall Bridge rd, Pimlico, Licensed Victualler. June 1. Pownall
Hudson, JACOB, Adlington, nr Macclesfield, Chester, Farmer. June 19. Hand, and Co, Staplo inn, Holborn
Macclesfield Frost, MARY ANN, Birkenhead, Chester, June 13. Masters and Rogers, Liver.
Izon, JOHN YORK, Bristol, Gloucester, Esq. June 5. Delves-Broughton and Colmore, HICKLEY, THOMAS POTTERTON, Edgware rd, Pharmaceutical Chemist. May 26. Prid.
• Birmingham ham, John st, Bedford row
JACOBS, JOSEPH, North bldgs, Eldon st, Finsbury, Public-house Broker. June 16. HOLLINGSWORTH, SABAH, Newport Pagnell, Bucks. June 1. Thomson and Co, Corn- LEACH, ELIZABETH, St Helen's, Lancaster. June 10. Brewis, St Helen's
Shepheard, Finsbury circus hill JESSOP, John, Derby, Commercial Traveller. June 10. Tyrrell, Raymond bldgs, Gray's MALTBY, MARIA,
Croydon. June 1. Hutchinson and Rowland, Now Broad st
LEE, WILLIAM, Earley, nr Reading, Gent. June 1. Beale and Martin, Reading inn KAEMENA, GERHARD, Commercial rd East, Licensed Victualler. June 8. Thomson and
MOORE, AGNES MILDRED, Norton, York. June 30. Jackson, Malton
NEWMARCH, WILLIAM THOMAS, Elm rd, Clapham common, Gent. June 10. Devonshire, Co, Cornhill
Frederick's pl, Old Jewry
ORAM, JAMES, Edington, Wilts, Farmer. May 31. Clark and Collins, Trowbridge Jewry chmbrs
PEARSON, JAMES, Barking, Essex, Butcher. June 16. Layton and Co, Budge row. UCLEOD, GEORGE MORE, Byrne, Natal, South Africa. May 30. Watney and Co, Cle
PENNELL, ALFRED THOMAS, Birmingham, Licensed Victualler. June 21. Pointon, ment's lane, Lombard st
Birmingham MELLOR, GODFREY, Blackpool, Lancaster, Gent. May 31. Meller, Holmfirth
REAY, JOIN WILLIAM, Wimpole st, Cavendish sq, Esq. July 1. Rivington and Son,
RIDER, WILLIAM, Millbrook, Southampton, Retired Draper. June 19. Eldridge, New. RHODES, GEORGE FRANCIS, Little Farringdon, Oxford, Farmer. May 24,
Jotcham, ROBINSON, Rev WILLIAM WOOLHOUSE, Bristol. July 1. Newman and Co, Yeovil Wantage ROBINSON, ELIZABETH Anx, Vauxhall Bridge rd, Pimlico. June 1. Pownall and Co,
SACRE, EDWARD ANTOINE, Parliament st, Westminster, Civil Engineer. Juno 1. Staple inn, Holborn
Stanley, Austin friars ROYDS, JANE, Stokeinteignhead, Devon. June 10. Murray and Co, Birchin lane
SCALES, Tuomas, Hertford, Butcher. July 15. Spence and Co, Hertford SAUNDERS, THOMAS, Freemantle, Southampton, Gent. June 1. Pearce and Co, South
SUTHERLAND, ROBERT, North Shields, Northumberland, Journalist. June 14. Brewis ampton
and Co, Newcastle-upon-Tyne SOUTHCOMBE, ELIZABETH, Exeter. May 26. Tozer and Co, Exeter
THORNHILL, SARAH, Nford_rd, Essex. June 1. Gole, Lime st
TODD, BENJAMIN HALL, Lessness Heath, Kent, Esq. SOUTHCOMB, WILLIAM THOMAS, Baring crescent, near Exeter, Esq. May 26. Tozer and
Newman and Co,
Clement's inn Co, Exeter
[Gazette, May 2.]
WHITB, EMMA, Farncombe, nr Godalming, Surrey. June 17. Janson and Co, Finsbury
circus ATIINSOX, JOSEPH, Kirkby Ireleth, Lancaster, Yeoman, May 29. Butler, Broughton in
WILBOURN, DAVID, Hertford, Licensed Victualler. July 15. Spence and Co, Hertford
WILKINSON, PETER RICHARD, Brighton, Auctioneer. June 24. ^ Haselwood, Brighton Furness ATKINSON, ROBERT, Colton, Lancaster, Farmer. May 20. Butler, Broughton in Furness
WILLIAMS, JOHX, Cardiff, Builder. May 28. Morgan, Cardiff BALFOUR, CECIL CHARLES, Park sq West, Esq. July 1. Hughes and Co, Budge row
WREFORD, ANN, Torquay, Devon. Sept 5. Bishop, Torquay BATCHELOR, JAMES UGLOW, Chepping Wycombe, Bucks, Gent. May 29. Rawson and
[Gazetto, May 9.)
Henley on Thames
According to Kemp's Mercantile Gazelte, the number of bills of sale pubDELL, SAMUEL, Bledlow, Bucks, Farmer. May 29. Rawson and Awdry, Great Marlow
lished in England and Wales for the week ending May 13 was 960. The ELLIOTT, JOHN, Sheffield, Farmer. June 15. Wake, Sheffield
number in the corresponding week of last year was 1,089, showing a decrease GARDNER, JAMES ANTHOXY, Burrington, Somerset, Retired Captain. June 17. of 129, being a nett decrease in 1882, to date, of 239. The number pab.
lished in Ireland for the same week was 26. The number in the correspond. GILL, MARGARÉT, St. John st rd, Clerkenwell. June 24. Naunton, Cheapside
ing week of last year was 37, showing a decrease of 11, being a nett decrease, HARGRAVE, MARGABBT, Park village East. June 17. Barnard and Co, Lincoln's inn in 1882, to date, of 173.
fields HATSBLL, MARY, Kingston upon Hull. July 1. Thorney, Hull
In State v. Shaft (78 North Carolina, 464), says the Albany Law Journal, HEATHCOTE, MARIA SOPHia, Southampton. June 30. Green and Moberly, Southampton it was held that county commissioners have the power, under the statute, to HOWELL, STEPHEN THoras, Ingham, Hereford, Gent. June 17. Coleman, Gloucester HULMES, WILLIAM, Fallowfield, nr Manchester, Gent. July 15. Partington and Allen,
bire out a man imprisoned in the county jail upon a conviotion of fornication Manchester
and adultery, to his wise, upon her giving security for the price. The court, HTXE, JOHN JAMES, Westbourne park rd, Bayswater, Major-General, H.M.'s Indian in delivering judgment, said :-"The idea of the Attorney-General is, and
Army. July 1. Chorley and Co, Moorgate st
perbaps that of the judge below was, that the punishment was evaded. But Newbury JEYYEBY, JAMES, Slough, Bucks. May 24. Owen, Wolverhampton
siopers ingeniously devised to aggravate the punishment by arming bis wise in JORDAN, NORA LETITIA, Leamington Priors, Warwick. June 24. Field and Sons, addition to the usual and acknowledged powers of a wife in such cases, with
those of a master payiog for his work, and entitled thereby to keep him in MORLEY, THOMAS, Barnsley, York. May 23. Horsfield, Barnsley
sight and hearing. In this view, the permission to return to the jail after MOBSHEAD, Rev. Joux PHILIP ANDERSON, Salcombe Regis, nr Sidmouth, Devon. June sunset and remain until sunrise looks like a merciful alleviation of what
19. Stephens and Co, Plymouth NEWYAX, ELIZABETH, Exeter. June 10. Square and Son, Kingsbridge
would otherwise bave been a cruel and unusual punishment." Smith, C.J., NORTH, CHARLOTTE, Two Waters, Hertford. "June 24. Kelley, Gt James st, Bedford row
bowever, dissented, on the ground that “the effect of such hiring of the PAINE, ELIZABETH ANN, Maidstone. June 14. Scudamore and Brennan, Maidstone prisoner to his wife would be to subvert the marital relation, and the principle PIGOTT, Rev. WILLIAM, Whaddon, Bucks. June 6. Baynes, Aylesbury
upon wbich domestio harmony is secured, and tend to introduce an irreprossible Pyu-RBADING, GEORGINA GERTRUDE LOFT, Hove, Sussex. June 21. Clarke and Hewlett, Brighton
conflict." RAPER, SARAI MARIA CLOTILDA, Charles st, Grosvenor sq. June 20. Frere and Co,
Lincoln's inn fields
DAYLIGHT IN WAREHOUSES, -Chappuis' Reflectors, 69, Fleet-street.-[ADIT.
LEGISLATION OF THE WEEK,
HOUSE OF LORDS.
SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE:
Rota of REGISTRARS IN ATTENDANCE ON
Y. O. Bacox. V.O. HALL.
... 22 Mr. Jackson
Mr. King Mr. Koo PRIVATE Bills. — East Warwickshire Water; South Staffordshire Mines Monday, May
Wednesday .............. 24 Jackson
Cobby Bill to amend the Act 3 & 4 Vict. c. 93, respecting imprisonment for con Friday
26 Jackson King
Koe tumacy by ecclesiastical courts (ARCHBISHOP of CANTERBURY).
Mr. Justice Mr.
Justice Mr. Justice Bill to an end the Canals Act (Earl STANHOPE).
**CHITTY. Monday, May
.......... 22 Mr. Clowes Mr. Ward Bills Read a First Time.
Mr. Meriyale Tuesday,
23 Pemberton Teesdale Latham Boiler Explosions ; Military Maneuvres ; Documentary Evidence.
Merivale Thursday 25 Pemberton Teesdale
Latham May 15.—Bills Read a Second Time.
26 Clowes PRIVATE Bills.- Ipswich Tramways (Extepsions) ; Liverpool Improvement.
Ward Merivale Consolidated Fund (No. 3).
The Whitevn Vacation will commence on Saturday, the 27th day of May, and Bill in Committee.
terminale on Tuesday, the 30th day of May, 1882, both days inclusive. Commopable Rights (passed through Committee).
Bills Read a Third Time.
SALES OF ENSUING WEEK. and Cornbill Branch); Alnwick Corporation; Horncastle Water.
May 23.-Messrs. Edwin Fox & BoUSFIELD, at the Mart, et 2 p.m., Leasehold May 16.-—Bills Read a Second Time.
Properties (see advertisement, May 6, p. 3). PRIVATE Bills.- Norib-Eastern Railway (Additional Powers) ; Bromo. May 25.- Mr. Geo. BERRY, at the Mart, at 12 for 1 p.m., Freehold Property (500
advertisement, May 13, p. 4). Imprisonment for Contumacy ; Documentary Evidence ; Municipal Corpora- May 25.-Messrs. JENNER & DELL, at Brighton, at 3 p.m., Freehold Mansion tions (Unreformed).
(see advertisement, this week, p. 4).
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS.
BIRTHS. Consolidated Fund (No. 3).
BENNETT.—May 14, at 33, Charleville-road, S.W., the wife of H. Curtis Bennett, May 16.-Bills Read a Second Time,
barrister-at-law, of & eod. PRIVATE BILLS.—Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 3) ; Pier and DUNCAN.-May 13, at 72, Oxford-terrace, Hyde-park, the wife of C. A. Duncan, Horbour Provisional Orders (No. 2); Tramways Provisional Order (No. 2);
barrister-at-law, of a daughter.
DEATHS. Tramways Provisional Order (No. 3).
EDWARD8.-May 14, at Lewisham, Sampel kidwards, solicitor, late of Lino old'eBills Read a Third Time.
inn-fielde, aged 60. PRIVATE Bills.-Busby Water ; Cbaring-cross and Waterloo Electric ROCHE.- May 13, at Grove Lodge, The Grove, Hampstead, Eugenius Stewart Railway ; Greenock Corporation and Board of Police ; Metropolitan Outer Roche, of Liocola's-ind, barrister-at-law, aged 59. Circle Railway ; Northampton Water ; Walton Vicarage.
23 at 11.30
FRIDAY, May 12, 1882.
Under the Bankruptoy Act, 1869.
Creditors must forward their proofs of debts to the Registrar.
To Surrender in London. Patent ; Severn Bridge and Forest of Dean Central Railway.
Child, John, Arundel st, Strand, Licensed Victualler. Pet May 9. Murray. May 26 Bill in Committee.
Forman, Thomas, Kennington rd, Lambeth, Coal Merchant. Pet May 10. Broughan. Parliamentary Electioas (Corrupt and Illegal Practices) (clauses 1-5). May 23 at 12.30
Grey, Rev Frederick Thomas, Albion rd, Stoke Newington, Clerk. Pet May 3. Bilis Read a Third Time,
Brougham. May 23 at 1 Private BILLS.- Agricultural Company of Mauritius ; Ennerdale Railway ; Harrison, Thomas, and Alfred Harrison, Fowkes bldgs, Gt Tower st, Solicitors. Pet Latimer.road and Acton Railway ; Inclosure (Arkleside) Provisional Order; Jaquet, George Robert, South st, Finsbury, Solicitor. Pet May 10. Brougham. May Inclosure (Bettws Disserth) Provisional Order ; Inclosare (Cefn Drawed) Provisional Order.
Beaufort rd, West Kensington, Butcher. Pet May 8. Pepye. May 17.-Bills Read a Second Time.
May 24 at 12.30 PRIVATE Bills. --Bury and Tottington District Railway. Allotments. Willey, Walter Samuel, Princes st, Hanover sq, Tailor. Pet May 8. Pepys. May 24 8 aprime Court of Judicature Act Amendment.
To Surrender in the Country.
May 24 at 12
Steel, Johp, Manchester, Draper. Pet May 8. Lister. Manchester, May 28 at 12
TUESDAY, May 16, 1882. At the Stock and Share Avotion Company's sale, beld on Friday, the 12th inst., at their sale rooms, Crown-court-buildings, Old Broad.
Under the Bankruptcy Act, 1869. street, the following
Creditors must forward their proofs of debts to the Registrar. were amongst the prices obtained :-La Plata
To Surrender in London. Miping and Smelting 10dol. shares, fully paid, £2 18. 3d. ; British Electrio Light £10 shares, par; Hoover Hill Gold Mining £1 shares, fully Mills, Alexander Frederick, King's rd, Chelsea, Pianoforte Manufacturer. Pet May 11.
Carlton, Caroline, Russell rd, Kensington. Pet May 15. Murray, May 26 at 11.30 paid, 78. 6d. ; Limebouse Cooperage £10 shares, £5; Consolidated Mining Hazlitt. June 7 at 12 sbares, 48. Indian Kingston and Sandhurst €1 sbares, 58. 6d. ; Crystal
To Surrender in the Country. Palace “A” stock, 89 per cent. ; Eureka (Nevada) sbares, 48. 9d.'; Assam Allen, John, Worcester pk, Surrey, Farmer. Pet May 12. Rowland. Croydon, May 30 Railways and Trading Company £10 shares, £5 paid, 50s. ; and other mis- Barnard, Daniel, Dover, General Furniture Dealer. Pet May 12. Furleg. Canterbury, cellaneous securities letched fair prices. And at the sale beld on Tuesday, 16th, the following, were among the prices obtailed :-Nine Reefs Gold Mining £1 | Gething; Ebenezer, Nantyglo, Monmouth, and William Gething, Brynmawr, Brecon, shares, 69. ; Indian Kingston and Sandburst Gold Mining £1 shares, 59. 6d. ; Poor, John, Portsea, Hants, Licensed Victualler. Pet May 11. Renny, Portsmouth, Commercial Union Bank £5 shares, £2 158. ; Consolidated Mining £1 shares, June 1 at 12 48. 63. ; Victorine Gold Mine £1 bonds, 10 per cent. first mortgage, 15s. ; the
BANKRUPTCIES ANNULLED. Chalet Company £5 shares, par ; La Plata Mining and Smelting 10dol.
FRIDAY, May 12, 1882. shares, £2 15. 3d. ; Victorine Gold Mining £1 shares, 128. 6d.; Hoover Hill Fidler, Thomas, Barnsley, York, Painter and Decorator. May 1 Gold Mining £1 shares, 6s. ; Short Horn Dairy £1 preference shares, £1 28. ; Dent, John, Rotherham, York, Cabinet Maker. May 11
TUESDAY, May 16, 1882. and other miscellaneous securities fetched fair prices.
Prangley, Charles Thomas, Salisbury, Wilts, Agricultural Chemist. May 11
June 2 at 11
Liquidations by Arrangement.
Levy, Joseph, Manchester, Tailor. May 24 at 3 at office of Sampson, South King st, FIRST MEETINGS OF CREDITORS.
Lidgett, Joseph William, Lincoln, Tailor. May 26 at 11 at office of Tweed and Co,
Lockyer, James, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Grocer. May 25 at 12 at office of Vaughan, Anderson, Frederick John, Canonbury rd, Highbury, out of business. May 22 at 3 at
High st, Merthyr Tydfil offices of Dashwood, Mark lane
Longuehaye, Alfred, Three Colt st, Limehouse, Boot Maker. May 22 at 1 at offices of Armstrong, Charles, Grafbam, Huntingdon, Farmer. May 30 at 3 at offices of Wilkin. Ede, Finsbury pavement Bon and Co, St Neots
Lowe, William Henry Duncan, Hackney rd, Saddler. May 24 at 1 at office of Ede, Fins. Arnold, Single, Wilmington st, Wilmington sq, Clerkenwell, Goldsmith. June 1 at 12 bury pavement at offices of Miller and Miller, Sherborne lane
Marwick, William, Crown ct, Pall Mall, Licensed Victualler. June 2 at 3 at office of Arthy, Frederick Henry, Newport, Salop, Surgeon. May 26 at 1 at Victoria Hotel, Marriott, John, and Edwin Andrew, Sheffield, Builders. May 26 at 2 at office of Taylor,
Andrews and Mason, Ironmonger lane. Lewis, Gt Marlborough st Newport. Coulton
Norfolk row, Sheffield
Norton Arms Hotel, Knighton. Green, Knighton
Morris, Edwin, Portsea, Hants, Currier. May 26 at 12.20 at office of Edmonds and Co, Baylis, Francis, and George Ward Verry, Love lane, Shadwell, Varnish and Colour Manufacturers. May 25 at 3 at offices of Henderson, Moorgate st bldgs, 20, Moorgate Mountfort, John, Thrapstone, Northampton, Grocer. May 24 at 3 at office of Jeffery and
Cheapside st. Stacpoole, Pinner's ct, oid Broad st
Haviland, Northampton Beech, Thomas, Bewdley, Worcester, Farmer. May 25 at 11 at offices of Bagster, Com.
North, Thomas Merrifield, Gateshead-on-Tyne, Printer's Engineer. May 22 at 11 at mercial bldgs, Kidderminster
offices of Brown, Morley st, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Boothby, William, Leicester, Boot and Shoe Manufacturer. May 25 at 12 at offices of Fowler and Co, Grey Friars chmbrs, Friar lane, Leicester
Orpin, Edward, Rochester, Carpenter. May 25 at 11 at offices of Norman, Highst,
Chatham Boys, Henry Weir, Leicester, Brewer. May 24 at 3 at offices of Stone and Co, Welford Peake, John James, Walworth rd, Auctioneer. May 24 at 3 at Station Hotel, Camber. pl, Leicester
well New rd. Ody, Blackfriars rd Bradfield, William, Upwell, Norfolk, Grocer. May 25 at 12 at offices of Welchman and
Pettitt, Edwin Alfred, Sutton Coldfield, Warwick, Artist. May 25 at 12 at offices of Carrick, Crescent, Wisbech Broughton, William, Barnoldswick, York, Stonemason. May 23 at 3 at Railway Inn, Piercy, James William, Huddersfield, Book keeper. May 24 at 11 at offices of Welsh,
Jelf, Waterloo st, Birmingham
Victoria chmbrs, Queen st, Huddersfield
Radford, George, Colchester, Essex, Plumber. May 25 at 10.30 at offices of Prior, Head
st, Colchester Chaplin, Charles, Norwich, Boot and Shoe Dealer. May 20 at 10 at 40, Bishopgate Robson, William, Brompton rd, Zinc Worker. May 25 at 3 at Masons' Hall Tavern, Chubb, Samuel, Maiden Newton, Dorset, Grocer. May 25 at 11.45 at King's Arms Hotel, Schneider, William, Hind st, Poplar, Journeyman Baker. May 25 at 4 at offices of
Masons' avenue. Young, Newgate st
Bank st, Norwich
at Wellington Hotel, Wellington rd South, Stockport. Redfern, Leek
Sealey, George, and James Wells, Harwich, Builders. May 25 at 3 at Three Cups Cox, Henry, Euston rd, Hosier. May 25 at 2 at offices of Wright, Great Portland st, Sedgwick, William, and William Thomas Sedgwick, Birmingham, Tailors. May 23 at Regent's park
3.80 at offices of Eaden, Bennett's hill, Birmingham Dawes, Frederick,
Hill st, Peckham, Builder. May 22 at 3 at offices of Bordman and Co, Smith, William, Downley, Buckingham, Manager to a Chair Manufactory. June 3 at Victoria House, Trinity st, Southwark Dawkins, Elizabeth Price, Stackpool Elidor, Pembroke. May 26 at 12 at 2, Water st, Smither, 'Samuel Charles, Reading, Harness Maker. May 31 at 10 at Boar's Head,
11 at 25, High st, High Wycombe. Bliss, High Wycombe Pembroke Dock. Thomas, Tenby Dickson, Alice, West Kirby, 'Chester, Grocer. May 22 at 3 at offices of Moore and Turrel, South, George, jun, Emperor's Gate, South Kensington, Veterinary Surgeon. May 23
Friar st, Reading Duncan st, Birkenhead
at 2 at offices of Guscotto, York bldgs, Adelphi Dodd, John, jun, Liverpool, Builder's Merchant. May 26 at 3 at offices of Roose and Co, North John st, Liverpool. Jones and Pride, Liverpool
Stamp, George, Bath, Brewer. May 26 at 11 at offices of Bartrum and Bartlett, North.
umberland bldgs, Bath Dunn, William, Walkden, Tailor. May 25 at 2 30 at Albion Hotel, Piccadilly, Man
Stanton, John Thomas, Lombard sc, Banker. May 26 at 12 at offices of Morley and chester. Whittingham and Whittingham, Bolton
Sbirreff, Gresham House, Old Broad st
Thornes, Thomas, Udlington, nr Shrewsbury, Commission Agent. May 28 at 3 at
offices of Clarke, Swan hill, Shrewsbury Evans, Edwin, Goldsmith's row, Hackney rd, Grocer. May 30 at 2 at Brabant court. Bastard
Turner, William, Manchester, Grocer. May 26 at 3 at offices of Rylance, Essex st,
Manchester Fletcher, Joseph, Smethwick, Stafford, Iron Dealer. May 26 at 11 at office of Peet, Ward, Samuel Cooper, Middlesborough, Licensed Victualler. May 22 at 11 at offices of Newhall st, Birmingham
Robson, Linthorpe rd, Middlesborough Ford, William, High Wycombe, Buckingham, Chair Manufacturer. May 25 at 3 at Watson, Francis, Newport, Miller's Clerk. May 25 at 11 at offices of Coleman and Co, offices of Parker and Wilkins, Easton st, High Wycombe
Colmore row, Birmingham Franks, Augustus, Richmond rd, Bayswater, Umbrella Manufacturer. May 22 at 3 Wellings, Arthur Fleet, Portsea, Tailer. May 25 at 3 at 145, Cheapside. Whitehall, at offices of Foreman and Co, Gresham st. Mason, Curtain rd, Finsbury
Portsea Friedlander, Julius, Fleet st, Bethnal grn, Cab Proprietor May 25 at 3 at offices of Wernham, Henry, Billingsgate Market, Fish Curer. May 31 at 3 at Masons' Hall Moore, King's cross rd
Tavern, Masons' avenue, Basinghall st. Fowler and Co, Borough High st, South Frost, Charles, Forest gate, Essex, Builder. May 27 at 3 at Masons' Hall Tavern, wark Masons' avenue, Basinghall st. Lewis, West Ham lane, Stratford
World, Thomas, Central st, St Luke's, Baker. June 1 at 2 at offices of Clark, High Gambold, Francis, Morriston, Glamorgan, Innkeeper. May 24 at 12 at Fisher st, Holborn. Capel, Upper Woburn pl Swansea. Leyson
Wright, Edward, Brockford, Suffolk, Farmer. May 26 at 2 at offices of Steward and Gardener, Henry, Desford, Leicester, Joiner. May 24 at 3 at Belvoir st, Leicester. Rouse, Arcade st, Ipswich Wright
Young, William, Wallace Brown, and James Banfield, Swansea, Colliery Proprietors. Gledhill, Daniel, Dewsbury, York, Woolyer. May 27 at 10.30 at offices of Ridgway and May 25 at 11 at offices of Tribe and Co, Temple st, Swansea. Collins and Woods, Ridgway, Union st, Dewsbury
Swansea Glover, Shaw, Newcastle upon 'lyne, Draper. May 23 at 2 at Grainger st West, New.
TUESDAY, May 16, 1882. castle upon Tyne. Richardson, Newcastle upon Tyne
Anness, Richard, Ipswich, Suffolk, Provision Merchant. June 1 at 2 at Cannon st Godfrey, Charles Arthur, Lime st, Wine Merchant. May 23 at 3 at offices of Harper
Hotel, Cannon st. Jackaman, Ipswich Bros, Billiter house, Billiter st. Nye and Greenwood, Serjeant's inn, Fleet st
Archer, Henry James, Alfred rd, Harrow rd, Baker. May 26 at 2 at office of Johnson, Goldlard, Herman, Kingston upon Hall, Clothier. May 24 at 1 at Queen's Hotel, Seymour pl, Marylebone Wellington st, Leeds. Adamson, Hull
Barker, Collander Charles, Leather lane, Oil and Colour Man. June 2 at 2 at office of Graydon, William Henry, Mile End rd, Furniture Dealer. June 6 at 2 at Masons'
Pope, Gray's-inn sq avenue, Basinghall st. Bridger, Botolph lape, Eastcheap
Barraclough, Frederick Albert, Bradford, Stuff Finisher, June 1 at 10.30 at office of Haddock, William, Sunderland, Durham, Timber Merchant. May 25 at 11 at offices of Killick and Co, Commercial Bank bldgs Alcock and Routledge, Fawcett st, Sunderland
Bartolotti, Angelo, Gerrard st, Soho, Indian and Foreign Produce Dealer. May 23 at Hammond, Eli, Hulme, Lancaster, Grocer. May 25 at 3 at Clarence Hotel, Piccadilly, 3 at office of Willis, St Martin's crt, Leicester sq Manchester. Farrington, Manchester
Baskett, Charles, Somerton, Somerset, Innkeeper. May 30 at 11.30 at Red Lion Ion, Harris, Francis William, Wednesbury, Stafford, Grocer. May 25 at 11 at office of Yeovil. Watts Rhodes, Queen st, Wolverhampton
Beart, James Alfred, Dunstable, Beds, Surgeon's Assistant. June 1 at 3.30 at office of Hawley, John, Goswell rd, Wholesale Boot and Shoe Manufacturer. June 2 at 2.30 at Chapman, Gresham bldgs, Basinghall st Guildhall Tavern, Gresham st. Montagu, Bucklersbury
Booth, James Wilson, Dartmouth Park avenue, Kentish Town, Engineer's Agent. Hewitt, George Frederick, Birmingham, Jewel Case Maker. May 26 at 11 at offices of May 24 at 3 at Anderton's Hotel, Fleet st. Aurd, Cheapside Burton, Union passage, Birmingham
Booth, John Brock, Halifax, Brewer. May 30 at 3 at Royal Hotel, Brighouse. Lancas. Hill, William, Stapleton, Gloucester, Grocer. May 21 at 12 at office of Atchley, Clare st,
ter and Co, Bradford Bristol
Bostock, John, Bulwell, Nottingham, Miner. May 30 at 3 at office of Lecs, Severn Hood, William Cornelius, Walburgh st, Cable st, Dye Manufacturer. May 31 at 2 at chmbrs, Middle pavement, Nottingham office of Pass, Queen st, Cheapside
Brookes, Isabella, West Bromwich, Stafford, Beerseller. May 27 at 11 at office of Travis, Humphries, Thomas Mountfort, Walsall, Hatter. May 26 at 2 at 145, Cheapside. Bill
Church lane. Tipton Walsall
Brown, Jesse, Liverpool, Butcher. May 30 at 3 at office of Quelch, Hatton garden.
Liverpool Jaffeson, James, Duke st, Aldgate, Dealer in Tobacconists' Goods. May 22 at 2 at oflice of Beyfus and Beyfus, Lincoln's inn fields
Brown, William, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicester, Ironmonger. May 27 at 3 at office of Jeff, William, Middlesborough, Auctioneer. May 25 at 11 at office of Robson, Linthorpe Brown, William, Halifax, Damask Manufacturer. May 23 at 3 at office of Storey,
Buckby, Gallowtree gate, Leicester rd, Middlesborough Jenkins, Thomas Waters, and David Lewis, Aberavon, Glamorgan, Tin Plate Manufar.
King Cross st, Halifax turers. May 23 at 2 at office of Tribe and Co, Temple st, Swansea
Burkinshaw, Henry, Everton, Nottingham, Grocer. June 2 at 11 at office of Bescoby,
Burton, Frederick Thomas, Rotherham, York, Hosier. May 27 at 11 at office of Parker
and Hickmott, Church st, Rotherham John, Richard, Truro, Auctioneer, May 30 at 12 at office of Carlyon and Son, Princes Buxton, Samuel, Caulton, Stafford, Farmer. May 26 at 11 at office of Tennant and Co, st, Truro
Cheapside. Hanley Key, William, Sunderland, Innkeeper. May 25 at 11 at office of Storey, John st, Sun. Chaplin, James, Norwich, Boot Maker. May 30 at 3 at office of Emerson, Rampant
derland Killick, Frederick William, Reigate, Plumber. May 26 at 12 at Guildhall Tavern, Cock, Josiah Whapham, Swansea, Glamorgan, out of business. May 25 at 1 at office
Horse st, Norwich Gresham st. Price, Walbrook
of Collins, Broad st, Bristol. Hartland and Co, Swansea Kinder, John Anthony, Rusholme, Lancashire, Stone Merchant. May 24 at 2 at Clarence
Cook, James, Aston-by-Budworth, nr Northwich, Chester, Cattle Dealer. May 27 at u Hotel, Piccadilly, Manchester. Farrington, Manchester
at office of Fletcher, Northwich Lawrence, Charles Edward, Shrewsbury, Ironmonger. May 25 at 3 at Great Western Cooper, John Fort, Blackburn, Lancaster, Bricklayer. June 2 at 3 at office of Hutchin. Hotel, Snow hill, Birmingham. Nutsey, Shrewsbury
son, Victoria st, Blackburn.' Whalley, Blackburn
Craven, Arthur, Heckmondwike, York, Joiner. May 31 at 3 at office of Sykes, Heck- Patchin, Jobn King, St John's hill, New Wandsworth, Builder. June 1 at 11 at Vestry mondwike
hall, High st, Wandsworth. Wilkins, Cannon st Curling, Arthur David, Herne Hill, nr Faversham, Kent, Farmer. June 2 at 3 at the Pickles, Robert, Colne, Lancaster, Fruiterer. May 30 at 3 at Dog and Partridge Hotel, Foresters' Hall, High st, Canterbury. Plummer and Fielding, Canterbury
Corporation st, Manchester. Read, Burnley Davies, Catherine, and Thomas Walter Davies, Llanddewi Brefi, Cardigan, Grocers. Powis, Henry, Shrewsbury, Salop, Telegraph Lineman. May 27 at 11 at office of June 2 at 1 at office of Edwardes, Lampeter, Cardigan
Clarke, Swan hill, Shrewsbury Davies, George, Wednesbury, Stafford, Grocer. May 26 at 11.30 at office of Sheldon, Pye, James, Blackburn, Lancaster, Dealer in Musical Instruments. June 2 at 3 at Inns High st, Wednesbury,
of Court Hotel, High Holborn. Tattersall, Blackburn Dawson, Edward, Fenchurch st, West India Merchant. June 5 at 12 at office of Tribe Riechers, Carl, Mile End rd, Moulding Manufacturer. May 24 at 11 at office of Dobson, and Co, Moorgate st bldgs. Murley and Co, Bristol
Minories Dorrell, Frederick, High st, Vauxhall, Baker. May 24 at 3 at office of Mitchell, Thanet Roadley, George James, Walton, Wakefield, York, Farm Bailiff. May 27 at 12 at office pl, Strand. Harrison, Pancras lane, Queen st
of Stewart and Sons, Bank bldgs, Westgate, Wakefield Down, Thomas, Plymouth, Devon, Cooper. May 27 at 11 at office of Square and Co, | Roberts, Edwin, Batley, York, Millwright. June 1 at 12 at office of Law, Brown bldgs, Bank of England chmbrs
Commercial st, Batley Drewe, Manara, Basingstoke, Hants, Butcher. June 8 at 1 at office of Webb and Lear, Robinson, William, Greatham, Durbam, Machinist. June 1 at 3 at New Station Hotel, Cross st, Basingstoke
Church st, West Hartlepool. Wilson Duggua, Roger Gill, Plymouth, Iron Merchant. May 30 at 11.30 at Queen's Hotel, Ste- Seal Joseph, Grove rd, Richmond hill, Builder. May 24 at 2 at Painters' Hall, Little phenson pl, Birmingham. Elworthy and Co, Plymouth
Trinity lane. Pritchard and Co Eeles, Henry Josiah, Birmingham, Baker. May 26 at 12 at office of Morgan, Waterloo Sinclair, Francis, New Clee, Lincoln, Fish Merchant. Maa 26 at 11 at St Mary's chbrs, st, Birmingham
West St Mary's gate, Great Grimsby. Grange and Wintringham Freeman, Frederick James, Chatteris, Cambridge, of no occupation. May 31 at 1 at office Smith, Hugh, and Henry James Beariwood, Oldham, Lancaster, Bobbin and Skewer of Ruston, Chatteris
Manufacturers. May 31 at 3 at offices of Holden, Highfield chbrs, St Ann's passage, Frost, William, Bath, Chair Maker. May 20 at 3 at office of Titley, Orange Grove, Manchester Bath
Stanton, John Thomas, Lombard st, Bankor. May 26 at 12 at office of Morley and Galloway, Alexander, Stewart's rd, Wandsworth rd, Provision Dealer. May 27 at 1 at Shirreff, Gresham house, Old Broad st office of Weigall, Gt St Helen's
Stanway, Thomas, Macclesfield, Chester, Grocer. June 1 at 3 at Queen's Hotel, Water's Garth, Nathaniel, Kiltonthorpe, York, Labourer. May 26 at 11 at office of Jackson and green, Macclesfield. Sherratt, Kidsgrove Jackson, Albert rd, Middlesborough
Sullins, Henry, Hatfield, Broad Oak, Essex, Brewer. June 6 at 12.30 at office of Goozee, Robert Thomas, Richmond, Surrey, Hosier. June 5 at 2 at office of Clift, Acklands, Market sq, Bishop's Stortford Cheapside
Sutcliffe, Isaac, Bradford, Blacksmith. May 24 at 10.30 at office of Neill and Broadbert, Gowland, James, Sunley Rains, nr Ripon, York, Farmer. May 30 at 11 at office of Kirkgate, Bradford Coppin and Witham, Market pl, Ripon
Sutton, Charles, Barrow in Furness, Lancaster, Paving Contractor. May 17 at 11 at Green, Abraham Francis, Shepton Mallett, Somerset, Publican. May 27 at 3 at George Trevelyan Temperance Hotel, Daikieth st, Barrow in Furness. Sims, Barrow in Hotel, Shepton Mallett. McCarthy, Frowe
Furness Groom. James, Colchester, Essex, Professor of Music. May 31 at 1 at Bull Commercial Thomas, Thomas Christopher, Aberdare, Bootmaker, May 29 at 11 at office of Phillips, Inn, Crouch st, Colchester
Canon st, Aberdare Guest, James, jun, Birmingham, Printer. June 8 at 3 at office of Rowlands and Co, Tucker, Joseph Peter, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, China Dealer. May 31 at 12 at 31, Lug. Colmore row, Birmingham
ley st, Newport Hancox, William Henry, Birmingham, Brick Manufacturer. May 31 at 3 at Grand Tuckwell, Thomas George, Mile End rd, Oilman. May 26 at 11 at Guildhall Tavern, Hotel, Colmore row, Birmingham, Fallows, Birmingham
Gresham st. Anning, Cheapside Harrison, John, King's Norton, Worcester, Accountant. May 27 at 11 at office of Wadham, Alfred, Darlington, out of employment. May 25 at 11 at offices of Raine, O'Connor, Bennett's hill, Birmingham
Priestgate, Darlington Hawke, Absalom, and John Smith, Sheffield, Builders. May 30 at 2 at office of Binus, Waghorn, Henry George, Manchester, Bookseller. June 7 at 3 at offices of Earle and Fig Tree chmbrs, Fig Tree lane, Sheffield
Co, Brown st, Manchester Henderson, Arthur John, Margate, Tobacconist's Manager. June 5 at 3 at offices of Walker, John, Worthing, Sussex, Builder. June 6 at 3 at Steyne Hotel, Worthing. Salaman, King st, Cheapside
Verrall, Worthing Hird, Thomas, Worth, nr Keighley, York, Builder. May 27 at 10 at offices of Killick Walker, Richard, Evesham. Worcester. Vegetable Dealer. May 30 at 11 at Swan Inn, and Co, Commercial Bank bldgs, Bradford
Evesham. Tree, Worcester Hiron, Russell, Marston Montgomery, Derby, out of business. June 2 at 12.30 at offices Weaver, Isaac, Leominster, Boot and Shoe Dealer. May 30 at 4 al Offa st, Hereford. of Cooper and Chawner, Uttoxeter
Scobie Holt, William, Wellingborough, Northampton, Grocer. June 1 at 2 at offices of Stones Wenden, Joseph, Colchester, Essex, Cab Driver. May 31 at 12 at Bull Commercial Inn, and Co, Finsbury circns
Crouch st, Colchester Howe, Joseph, Exeter, Watchmaker. May 27 at 11 at the Craven Hotel, Strand. Fryer, Wheatley, William Anthony, Hythe, Southampton, Grocer. May 31 at 3.30 at office of Exeter
Lamport, Portland st, Southampton Humphrys, Eliza, Birmingham, out of business. May 25 at 3 at offices of Parry, Wigley, Jeremiah, Weaste, Lancaster, Secretary. June 8 at 3 at Brazenose st, Man. Colmore row
chester. Chorlton Jackson, William, jun, Derby, Fruit Merchant. May 31 at 11 at offices of Briggs, Amen Wilkinson, Henry, Clerkenwell grn, Engineer. May 27 at 3 at Sessions House Hotel, alley, Derby
Clerkenwell grn Jobnson, George William, Vicarage terr, Walham green, Secretary. May 26 at 2 offices Wilkinson, Martin Edward, Richmond, Surrey, Coal Merchant. May 30 at 11 at offices of Rosenthal, Holborn Viaduct
of Godfrey, Chancery lane Jones, Priessnitz, Dartford, Kent, Tailor. May 30 at 3 at 111, Cheapside. Gibson, Williams, Robert James, Bersham, near Wrexham, Denbigb, Brower. May 31 at 12 at Dartford
Lion Hotel, Hope st, Wrexham. Acton and Bury, Wrexham Lamont, Duncan, Leyton, Essex, Timber Merchant. June 1 at 3 at offices of Van William, Thomas, Archel rd, North End rd, Fulham, Builder. May 31 at 3 at offices of Tromp, Essex st, Strand
Bilney, Salisbury sq
Wilkes, Northgate, Darlington
CURRENT TOPICS .....
450 Lloyd, David, Llandebie, Carmarthen, Colliery Proprietor. May 26 at 12 at Mackworth CONDITION AS TO LAST ReckIPT FOR Rose v. Rose........................ 450 Arms Hotel, Swansea. Griffiths, Carmarthen
COUNTY COURTS .................... 450 Lynn, James Henry, Leeds, Leather Manufacturer. May 26 at 12 at 1a, Albion pl, Leeds. ADMISSIBILITY OF EVIDENCE IN ACTIONS SOCIETIES
452 Watson and Dickons, Bradford
FOR DEFAMATION .................... 115 LAW STUDENTS' JOURNAL ............ 452 McKendrick, Theodore, Aston, Warwick, Publican. May 23 at 11 at offices of Duke, CORRESPONDENOR ..................... 447 OBITUARY
.................... 453 Temple row, Birmingham
CASES OF THE WEEK
LEGAL APPOINTMENTS ................ 456 Matthews, William, Hanley, Stafford, Builder. May 30 at 11 at 32, Cheapside, Hanley. Ex parte Moir .. ................... 448 COMPANIES ..................... 456 Challinors, Hanley
Ex parto Rivolta.................... 418 CREDITORS' CLAIMS .................. 454 Maylen, Charles, Willingale Doe, Essex, Miller. May 31 at 12 at offices of Dixon, Duke Fordham v. Clagett
448 LEGAL NEWS
............ 465 st, Chelmsford
In re The Oak Pits Colliery Company 449 LEGISLATION OF THE WEEK .......... 456 Mundy, John, West Brighton, Warehouseman. May 30 at 2 at offices of Blachford and Frampton v. Stephens
450 COURT PAPERS
........ 456 Co, College hill, Cannon st
M'Henry v. Lewis
LONDON GAZETTES, &o., &c........... 456 Nichols, Edward William, Cambridge, Picture Frame Maker. June 2 at 3.30 at offices The Oldbury Local Board v. Baker .. 450
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LONDON, MAY 27, 1882.
proposed that after the commencement of the Act (which CURRENT TOPICS.
period is to be fixed by the Lord Chancellor, with the concurrence of the Treasury) the Middlesex Registry Office shall be transferred to the Office of Land Registry under the Land
Transfer Act, 1875, “and form part of that office, and be subject MR. JUSTICE CAVE will attend at the Judges' Chambers on and to the provisions of the Land Transfer Act, 1875, accordingly, so after Wednesday next.
far as they are consistent with the Middlesex Registry Act, 1702 [sic]; and the registrar and assistant registrar of the Office of Land
Registry shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, and of any THE NEW RULES carrying out the resolutions of the Rule rules made under the Land Transfer Act, 1875, have all the powers Committee of Judges with reference to the Procedure Committee's of the registrar under the Middlesex Registry Act, 1708." Report have been drafted, and are in the hands of the Rule Power is given to the Lord Chancellor, with the concurrence of Committee.
the Treasury, to “make, and when made, revoke or vary, rules fixing the fees to be taken in the Office of Land Registry in
respect of the business heretofore performed in the Middlesex IN ANOTHER COLUMN we print an order for the transfer of 150 Registry Office.” The existing officers of the Middlesex causes in the Chancery Division taken from the lists of Vice- Registry Office, other than the registrar, are, on the commenceChancellor HALL, Mr. Justice Fry, and Mr. Justice CHITTY. ment of the Act, to be attached to the Office of Land The number transferred to Vice-Chancellor Bacon is 50, and Registry, and the Lord Chancellor may, by rules, distribute the the remaining 100 go to Mr. Justice Kay for the purpose business to be performed in the Office of Land Registry amongst only of trial or hearing. The list will require careful perusal the existing officers thereof and the officers attached thereto by by those practitioners who have causes set down in either of the the new Bill in such manner as he may think just. That is really three lists from which these 150 causes are transferred.
all of importance in the Bill, except a provision that “all memorials, books, indexes, and other documents" shall, on and
after the commencement of the Act, “ be deemed to be records IT IS NOW CERTAIN that the Royal Courts of Justice will not of the Office of Land Registry, and shall be . . . dealt with in be opened at the commencement of the Trinity Sittings, as was at such manner as may be from time to time directed by rules made one time anticipated. Although the work of fitting up the courts in pursuance of the Land Transfer Act, 1875.” This may perhaps is proceeding with reasonable speed, it has been found impossible mean that rules may be made for improving the mode of keeping to complete them by the date provisionally fixed; moreover, the the index, but it is remarkable that the Bill fails explicitly to central hall progresses somewhat slowly towards completion. deal with that which is the worst evil connected with the registry The glass has been placed in most of the windows, but the marble
-the state of the index. It will be remembered that Mr. FARRER pavement is not yet laid.
told the Land Transfer Commissioners that, owing to this, he had “ known solicitors ask their clients to permit them to give up
the search in the registry as useless." An excellent provision for SOME LITTLE TIME AGo we referred to the delay in the hear- improving the index might easily have been taken from the
measure introduced by Mr. OSBORNE MORGAN in 1880. ing of witness causes in the Chancery Division after they had been in the paper, the result being that witnesses who had been summoned from long distances had to be sent back; and we mentioned an instance in which a number of witnesses had been “A TRAVELLER," writing to the Pall Mall Gazette, complains summoned three times, at an expense of at least £50 each time. that the Brighton Railway Company charge one pound for a firstWe print this week a letter from an eminent country solicitor, class express return-ticket between London and Brighton by a giving a strange history of the vicissitudes of a witness cause in certain “Pullman express" train, whereas the “table of fares the Chancery Division. Surely this should convince the authorities gives no other price except 17s. 6d." for a first-class express of the necessity of something being done to amend the present return-ticket; "nor does the official time-table from beginning to state of things.
end contain any notice that any other price will be charged."
The 15th section of the Regulation of Railways Act, 1868 THE DEATH of Sir Joan HOLKER has cast a gloom over the vides that every railway company
(31 & 32 Vict. c. 119), bears on this matter. That section pro
“shall cause to be exhibited in close of the Easter sittings. There has seldom been a leader of a conspicuous place in the booking-office of each station on their the bar so popular among his comrades, and whose elevation to the line a list containing the fares of passengers by the trains bench has been accompanied with more hearty good wishes, than included in the time-tables of the company from that station to the late Lord Justice. Everyone rejoiced at the strength the bench every place to which passenger tickets are there issued.” If, was likely to acquire by his clear judgment, shrewd good sense, therefore, the Pullman express is included in the time-tables, it and experience; and everyone hoped that, with the comparatively seems clear that the fare, whatever it is, ought to be included in light work of the Court of Appeal, his health would be speedily the published list. But curiously enough, neither the Act of re-established. But he spoke of himself even then as “a dying 1868, nor any other statute, imposes a specific penalty for nonman," and it was soon seen that his augury was correct. For compliance with the provisions of section 15; so that a breach of weeks past his rapid decline in strength has been observed with those provisions is only a common law misdemeanor. Whether deep regret, mingled with admiration at his gallant struggle to do it would be reasonable that railway companies, in consideration of his duty in spite of disease and weakness.
extra accommodation afforded by Pullman cars or otherwise, should be authorized by statute to make extra charges beyond the
maxima is a fair question for the consideration of Parliament, AT LAST we have before us, just before going to press, which, however, in the existing “special Acts” recognizes only the Registry of Deeds (Middlesex) Bill, and we think it's express trains ” and “ordinary trains, and in some cases not will prove a considerable surprise to our readers, It is even the former. It seems from Attorney-General v. London and