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BARKER, WILLIAM BROMBY, Thelum, Bengal, East Indies, Captain 10th Hussars. Oct HOWGRTH, FRANKLIN, Bury, Lancaster, Minister of the Gospel. Sept 25. Grundy, 1. Deano and Co, South sq, Gray's inn

Bury BARNES, WILLIAM, Birmingham, Brassfounder. Sept 29. Williams, Birmingham KENWAY, HENRY, King's Norton, Worcester, Gent. Sept 29. Mathews and Smith, BROWN, MARGARET, Newcastle upon Tyne, Stationer. Sept 15. Stowart, Newcastle The Sanctuary, Westminster upon Tyne

PALMER, JOSEPH, Earley, Berks. Sept 9. Field, Reading: HOLYOAK, THOMAS, Wanborough, Wilts, Farmer Sept 20. Townsend, Swindon PAULIG, CHARLES, North st, Finsbury Market, Fur and Skin Merchant. Sept 14. KNAPP, CARISTOPHER HERRY, Kingston upon Hull, Merchant. Oct 14. England and Poland, Queen st Co, Hull

ROGERS, ELIZABETH, Marazion, Cornwall. Sept 25. Rogers, Falmouth. NICHOLSON, HANNAH, Pontefract, York, Innkeeper. Oct 14. Harrison and Beaumont, ROWLAND, ELIZA, Heacham, Norfolk. Sept 30. Giles, Nuneaton. Wakefield

SMART, WILLIAM, Yatton, Somerset, Tallow Chandler.' Oct 14. Woolfryes and Powell, Nix, Samuel, Blackheath Park, Kent, Gentleman. Sept 7. Dyer Nix, King st, Banwell Cheapside

SPARROW, FREDERICK, Crogsland-rd, Haverstock hill, Gent. Oct 3. Orowder and Co, Nort, AUGUSTA, Norfolk rd, St John's Wood. Sept 30. Nicol and Co, Lime st

Lincoln's inn fields Paluxe, SUSANNAU, Hereford. Sept 4. Symonds, Hereford

STAINES, WILLIAM, Ingatestone, Essex, Gent. Sept 30. Postans and Landons, BrentPATTISON, HANNAH, Ferrybridge, York. Oct 14. Harrison and Beaumont, Wakefield wood PAYNE, Nancy, Plymouth, China and Glass Dealer. Nov 20. Elworthy and Co, Ply. | STEPHENS, John, St Cleer, Cornwall, Retired Schoolmaster. Sept 23. Coad, Liskeard mouth

VAUGHAN, GEORGB, Leamington Priors, Warwick, Esq. Oct 2. "Parkers, Bedford row PINDAR, JOSEPH, Stretford, Lancaster, Merchant. Sept 9. Hall and Co, Manchester WIGNEY, HERDERT, Huddersfield, York, Wine and Spirit Merchant. Oct i. Brook and ROOK, ELIZABETH, Wakefield, York. Oct 18. Harrison and Beaumont, Wakefield Co, Huddersfield Simons, FREDERICK Yates, Warnford ct, Throgmorton st, Stock Broker. Sept 30. Wilson, JANE, Springdale rd, Stoke Newington. Sept 18. Kerly, Gt Winchester st Hand, New inn, Strand

Woods, HENRY AUGUSTUS, Market st, Bloomsbury, Builder. Oct 3. Withall, Bedford TAYLOR, Evan, Oldham, Lancaster, Publican. Sept 29. Buckley and Mattinson, Oldham

[Gazette, Aug. 22.] TICKELL, MARGARET Scott, Cheltenham, Gloucester. Sept 15. Walker, Briar Bank,

Upper Teddington
TOPPING, Ann, Bowness-on-Solway, Cumberland, Sept 30. Mason and Thompson,

VERRAL, CHARLES, Christchurch rd, Hampstead, Esq. Sept 30. Field and Co, Lincoln's

SIR GEORGE JESSEL ON EDUCATION.-Oa Wednesday afternoon the Riglit inn fields

Hop. Sir G. Jessel, Master of the Rolls and Vice-Chancellor of the London Uni. WALL, JAMES CHABLES, Sydenham, Kent, Esq. Sept 30. Hine-Haycock and Bridgman, versity, presided at a public meeting held at the Ladies' College, Goudburst,

College hill, Cannon 'st
WANLESS, THOMAS, Ripon, York, Yeoman. Sept 15. Croft, Richmond

Staplehurst, Kent, for the distribution of the prizes and certificates obtained at WATKINS, WILLIAM HUBERT, Long Ditton, Surrey. Oct 10. Curtler and Davis, the Cambridge Local Examination and at the College of Proceptors by the Worcester

popi's of Bethany house School. Commenting on the repor', Sir George WILLIAMS, JOHX, Llanbaddock, Monmouth, Cattle Dealer. Sept 16. Gustard, Usk WILLIAMS, William, Cardigan, Coach Proprietor. Oct" 12. "Stricks and Bellingham, Jessel said in England for many years past a great deal of time, labour, and

money had been devoted to further the cause of eduoation in this country. WILLAN, WILLIAM, Clink st, Southwark, Egg Merchant. Sept 29. Simpson and With regard to the education of the upper classes, that had been more or less Palmer, Three Crown eq, Southwark

provided for, but to the education of the middle and lower clasr, 80 called, very WILSON WILLIAM, Castleford, York, Gas Engineer. Oct 14. Harrison and Beaumont, little attention was paid till some few years ago. The lower class had been

[Gazette, Aug. 15.] provided for by elementary schools, but for the ordinary middle class a great ALLEN, FREDERICK WILLIAM, Instow, Devon. _Sept 29. Timmins, Bath

deal remained to be done, and if that middle class wished to keep its position ANDREWS, LOUISA, East Chinnock, Somerset, Baker. Sept 6. Bollen, Yeovil

in England and not be justled out of it, great efforts must be made by parents Bacon, Rev Francis, Much Hadham, Hertford. Sept 25. "Freshfields and Williams, and

schoolmasters. For the elementary schools teachers were provided, but Bank buildings BATEMAN, THOMAS, Snelland, Lincoln, Farmer. Sept 14. Tweed and Co, Lincoln

ordinary middle-class schools had to depend largely upon private enterprize. BEEK, MARTIN JOHANNES VAN, Griqualand West, Colony of the Cape of Good Hope, In conclusion be urged the boys to consider their success only as a means to an Merchant. Sept. 30. Venning and Sons, Gresham House, Old Broad st

end. A hearty vote of thanks was passed to his lordship at the close. Bramsex, WILLIAM SOPHus, Forest Hill, Kent, Law Student. Oct 9. Wright and

Law, High Holborn
BROWWICH, JANB, Floore, Northampton. Sept 16. Roche, Daventry
CALLAM, JOAN COTGrave, Liverpool, Gent. Oct 10. Radcliffe and Smith, Liverpool
CORNELL, ANN, Hampstead rd. Sept 20. Colman, Argyll st, Regent st

COSTER, STANLEY, St Mary's rd, Peckham, Surrey, Clerk. Sept 11. Sandom and
Co, Gracechurch at

Aug. 29.-Mr. WALTER KNIGHT, at M 480ps' Hall, Masons'-avende, at 1 p.m ,
DENBIGN, ALCB, Birmingham, Hotel Proprietor. Sept 16. Sargent, Birmingham Valuable Public-house Property (see advertisemont, this week, p. 4).
Fisk, WILLIAM STAMPER, Liverpool, Gent. Nov 1. Spinks and Gawith, Liverpool
FRANKLYN, EMILY HENRIETTA TORRENS, Richmond, Surrey. Sept 15. Taglor and

Co, Field ct, Gray's inn
FRIEND, ANNIE, St Leonard's-on-Sea, Sussex. Sept 25. Rae, Mincing lane
GREENHALGH, JAMES, Rumworth, Lancaster, Solicitor. Oct 28. Greenhaigh and

Cannor, Bolton

BIRTH. HARTLEY, THOMAS Henry, Earl st, Westminster, Marble Merchant. Nov 1. Kinsey | MACASKIE.—Aug. 21, at Blackheath, the wife of Stuart Macaskie, barrister-ate

and Co, Bloomsbury place HEATHCOTE, Right Honourable Sir WILLIAM, Hursley Park, Southampton, Bart. Sept

law, of a daughter. 29. Lee and Co, Princes st, Storey's Gate, Westminster

MARRIAGES. HIGGINBOTLAM, Tuomas, Alderley Edge, Chester, Esq. Oct 1. Higson, Manchester

CLIFTON-APPLEGATE.-Aug. 16, at Bradford-on-Avon, Robert Walter Clifton, HOBCAJO, EDITÍ HERNANDO Y, Grand Hotel, Charing Cross. Oct 1. Bridges and Co, of the Middle Temple, barrister-at-law, to Florence, daughter of Hubert AppleRed Lion square

gate, of Bradford-on-Avon. HOYLES, ALFRED, Nottingham, Silk Merchant. Oct 1. Martin, Nottingham

Ross ---MANN.-Aug. 17, at Dablin, Job Ross, LL.B., barrister-at-law, to LAND, PHILEMON, Leamington, Warwick, Gent. Sept 30. Rawson and Co, Leeds MATHER, Cottox, Egham, Surrey, Professor of Sanscrit.

Catherine Mary Jeffcock, only surviving child of Lieut-Colonel Deane Mann,

Sept 15. Busby, John st, Bedford row

Duomoyle, co. Tyrone. NORTON, ELIZABETH, St Lawrence, Norfolk. Sept 16. Brock, Norwich

PIDGEON, JONATHAN SILLS, Warley, Essex, Stock Broker. Sept 15. Remnant and Co, TANDY.-Aug. 17, at Cliff-terrano, Tramore, county Waterford, Charles Henry
Lincoln's inn fields

Tandy, Q.c., of 65, Lower Leeson-strset, Dablin, aged 62 yours.
PORT, GEORGE, Ewhurst, Surrey, Builder. Aug 31. Capron and Sparkes, Guildford
RETFOLD, RANDELL, Usk rd, New Wandsworth, Nurseryman. Oct 1. Mellersb,

RIGBY, EDWARD, Lytham, Lancaster, Esq. Oct 1. Higson and Son, Manchester
SCHWIND, CHARLES, jun, Fallowfield, near Manchester. Nov 1. Slater and Turnbull,

SKARDON, WILLIAM JAMES, Plymouth, Devon, Auctioneer. Oct 31. Phillips, Plymouth
SMITH, HENRY Tuomas, York grove, Queen's rd, Peckham, Surrey, Accountant. fept
16. Scarlett and Co, King st, Cheapside

SMITH, Sir PHILIP PROTIEROE, Tremorvah, Cornwall, Knight. Sept 30. Smith and

FRIDAY, Aug, 18, 1882. Paul, Truro

Under the Bankruptcy Act, 1869. TICKNER, JOHN, Cranley, Surrey, Gent. Oct 11. Mellersh, Godalming

Creditors must forward their proof of debts to the Registrar. TILL, MARY ANNE, Brockley, Surrey. Oct 2. Blachford and Co, College hill, Cannon

To Surrender in London. street

Cohen, Moss, Alexandra rd, St. John's Wood, Commission Agent. Pet Aug 12. Pepss. Tomson, WILLIAM Fox, Ramsgate, Kent, Brewer. Oct 14. Snowden and Wotton, Sept 5 at 11.30 Ramsgate

Hiscock, William Lush, Mandeville pl, Manchester sq. Pet Aug 16. Brougham. Aug Towgoon, HARRIET, Leatherhead, Surrey. Sept 21. Wilkinson and Co, St Neot's

30 at 12.30 WARES, CATHERINE JANE, Beckenham, Kent. Oct 2. Lambert and Co, John st, Bed King, Alfred George, Cannon st, Timber Merchant. Pet Aug 15. Pepys. Aug 31 at ford row

12.30 WOODBRIDGE, JASOx, Pinner House, Pinner, Builder. Oct 1. Soames, Finsbury pave- O'Niell, James, Falcon st, Fancy Stationer. Pet Aug 18. Brougham. Aug 31 at 12

Rose, William, Seven Sisters' rd, Holloway, Fishmonger. Pet Aug 12. Pepys. Sept WORTHINGTON, SAMUEL, Burnage, Lancaster, Farmer. Nov 1. Slater and Turnbull, Manchester

Russell, s St. John st rd, Clerkenwell. Pet Aug 12. Pepys. Sept 8 at 12.30 [Gazette, Aug. 18.) Wright, w H , Paternoster row, Silk Broker. °Pet Aug 15. Pepys. Aug 31 at 11

To Surrender in the Country. BURROW, Rev JAMES, Hampton, Clerk. Sept 19. Parish, Gt Winchester st

Bowler, Henry, Reading, Berks, Cattle Dealer. Pet Aug 12. Collins. Reading, Sept CRITTENDEN, CHARLES FREDERICK, Burdelt rd, Bow, Gent. Oct 1. Cooke, Gray's 5 at 12

Dunn, John, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, York, out of business. Pet Aug 10. Crosby. CROMPTON, PETER, Over Hulton, near Bolton, Lancaster, Licensed Victualler. Sept 12. Stockton-on-Tees, Sept 19 at 11 Ryley, Bolton

Gregory, Samuel, Pembroke Dock, Pembroke, Licensed Victualler. Pet Aug 12. Parry. Girrorp, Walter BLATCH FORD, Folkestone, Kent, Gent. Sept 30. Roy and Cartwright, Pembroke Dock, Sept 1 at 12 Lothbury

Payne, Richard, Fittleworth, Sussex, Horse Dealer. Pet Aug 14. Jones. Brighton, GOCHER, ELIZABETH, Cheshunt, Herts. Sept 23. Carr and Co, Vigo st

Aug 29 at 11.30. GREEN, THOMAS, Frome, Somerset, Esq. Oct 3. Dunn and Payne, Frome

Robson, John, Derby, Ale Merchant. Pet Aug 14. Weller. Derby, Aug 31 at 11 GRIFFITUS, JOSEPH, Birmingham, Gent. Oct 1. Price, Birmingham

Smith, William, and William Phillips, Redruth, Cornwall, Boot and Shoe Manufacturers. HALDANE, CAROLINE, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. Oct 2. Robertson and Co, Bath Pet Aug 12. Chilcott. Truro, Sépt 9 at 3.30 HANDS, STEPHEN, Staverton, Northampton, Gent. Oct 31. Burton and Willoughby, Taylor, Joseph, St. Helens, Lancaster, Grocer. Pet Aug 15. Cooper. Liverpool, Aug Daventry

29 at 11.30 HARGREAVES, RICHARD, Chorley, Lancaster, Clothier. Sept 30. Whitfield, Chorley Williams, Joseph, Penzance, Cornwall, Contractor. Pet Aug 16. Chilcott. Truro, Harris, EDWIN, Gloucester, Gent. Oct 2. Reep and Co, Queen st place

Sept 2 at 12.30 HEDLEY, JOAN WARD, Richmond, York, Veterinary Surgeon. Sept 25. Croft, Rich Wright, James Frederick, Wangford; Suffolk, oat of businogs, Pet Aug 12. Worlledge. mond

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TUESDAY, Aug. 22, 1882.

Howden, James, Normanton, York, Draper. Aug 30 at 3 at office of Burton, Wood st, Under the Bankruptoy Act, 1869.


Ion, William, Kingston upon Hull, Funeral Furnisher. Aug 31 at 3 at offico of Stead Creditors must forward their proofs of debts to the Registrar.

and Sibree, Bishop lane, Kingston upon Hull To Surrender in London,

Isaacs, Isaac, Bishopsgaté st Without, Woollen Draper. Aug 28 at 3 at 23, John William Felgate, William, and Howard Paul Felgate, Clement's lane, Ship Brokers. Pet Aug James, Arthur Edward, Tiverton, Devon, Grocer. Sept 4 at 2 at Georgo and Railway

st, Huddersfield. "Barnett, Palmerston bldgs 17. Pepys. Sept 6 at 12 Stanley, George, Gloucester terr, Hyde park. Pet Aug 15. Pepys. Sept 8 at 12

Hotel, Temple Meads, Bristol. Partridge and Cockram, Tiverton

Jenkins, George, Barrow in Furness, Lancaster, Labourer. Aug 29 at 3 at Trevelyan To Surrender in the Country.

Temperance Hotel, Dalkeith street, Barrow in Furness. Hudson, Barrow in FurAldred, Bold, Bolton, Lancaster, Accountant. Pet Aug 18. Holden. Bolton, Sept 4 Jessop, Thomas, Halifax, York, Reed Manufacturer. Aug 31 at 11 at office of Craven, at 11

Strand, Todmorden Barson, Harriet, Leicester. Pet Aug 17. Ingram. Leicester, Sept 12 at 12

Lewis, John, Bootle, Lancaster, Aerated Water Manufacturer. Sept 4 at 11 at office of Dar sterville, Maria, Clifton, Bristol. Pet Aug 18. Harley. Bristol, Sept 4 at 3

Collins, Harrington st, Liverpool Haigh, Edward, Blaby, Leicester, Manure Mercbant. Pet Aug 19. Ingram. Leicester, Leonard, Hugh, Torquay, Devon, Travelling Draper. Aug 31 at 3 at office of Anstey, Sept 5 at 12

John st, Bristol. Evans, Bristol Primavesi, Paul Domenic, Higher Broughton, nr Manchester, Grocer. Pet Aug 18. Lingham, George Henry, St Leonard's on Sea, Sussex, Butcher. Aug 29 at 3 at 111, Hulton. Salford, Sept 13 at il

London rd, St. Leonard's on Sea. Neve, St Leonard's on Sea Wilkes, George, Hanley, Stafford, Carrier's Agent. Pet July 21. Tennant. Hanley, Lorimer, Alexander, St Mary Church, Dovon, Innkeeper, Aug 31 at 11 at Carter, Cary Sept 2 at 11

bldgs, Abbey rd, Torquay BANKRUPTCIES ANNULLED.

Lynall, Alfred, St George, Salop, Baker. Aug 30 at 3 at office of Phillips and Co, ShifFRIDAY, Aug. 18, 1882.

nal Buston, Thomas, Ratcliff-on-Trent, Nottingham, Builder. Aug 15

Macdonald, John, Nottingham, out of business. Sept 1 at 3 at office of Burton and Wale Samuel Chapman, Barrow on Soar, Leicester, out of business. Aug 16

Co, Long row, Nottingham
TUESDAY, Aug. 22, 1882.

Mason, Samuel, Kidderminster, Worcester, Bookseller. Aug 30 at 3.30 at office of Cor. Johns, William Nicholas, Newport, Monmouth, Newspaper Proprietor. Aug 19

bet, Church st, Kidderminster

Mawdsley, William, Oswaldtwistle, Lancaster, Stationer. Aug 30 at 3 at Peel's Arms Liquidations by Arrangement.

Hotel, Wballoy rd, Accrington. Whalley

Melhuish, Charles Edward, Birkenhead, Chester, Merchant. Sept 7 at 2 at offices of

Harmood and Co, North John st, Liverpool. Stone and Co, Liverpool
FRIDAY, Aug. 18, 1882.

Moore, Lydia, Heddon on the Well, Northumberland, Draper. Aug 28 at 2 at office of

Aitchson, Collingwood st, Newcastle upon Tyne Ainger, Mary, Caledonian rd, Islington, Timber Merchant. Sept 7 at 3 at ofice of Moore, Samuel, Clifton, Bristol, Ironmonger. Aug 30 at 2 at office of Benson and Co, Fenton, Kingsland green

Bank chmbrs, Corn st Akroyd, Enoch, Halifax, York, Innkeeper. Sept 4 at 11 at office of Garsed, Barum Morgan, William, Downham rd, Kingsland, Dairyman. Sept 2 at 10.15 at office of

Evans, John st, Bedford row Allsop, William, Bakewell, Derby, Grocer. Aug 29 at 3 at Bell Hotel, Sadler gate, Munckton, Thomas, Southampton, Butcher. Aug 31 at 3 at office of Bell and Tayler, Derby. Goodwin, Bakewell

Portland rd, Southampton Ashton, John, jun, Mansfield, Nottingham, Innkeeper. Sept 1 at 3.30 at office of Bird, Muspratt, John Augustus Lawrence, and Thomas William Clarke, the Grove, SouthBarton, Henry, Portsea, Hants, Builder. Sopt 1 at 3 at office of King, North St, Port- Naylor,

Thomas, Halifax, York, Engineer. Aug 31 at 11 at office of Burnford, Ward's

End, Halifax Bentley, William, Trentham, Stafford, Farmer. Aug 29 at 11 at office of Welch, Caro. line st, Longton

Newman, George, Richmond, Surrey, Tobacconist. Sept 1 at 3 at office of Smart and

Co, Cannon st. Underwood and Co, Holles st, Cavendish sq.
Bird, Joseph, Pershore, Worcester, Basket Maker. Aug 31 at 11 at office of Martin, Olive, William, Leamington, Warwick, out of business. Aug 31 at 2 at Public Hall,
Bishop, Robert, Ambler Thorn, Halifax, York, Beerhouse Keeper, Aug 30 at 3 at the Oliver, George, jun, Wapping High st, Wapping, Wharfinger. Sept 7 at 2 at offices of

Windsor st, Leamington. Solomon, Birmingham
Waggoner's Inn, Fore Hill, Ambler Thorn,
Halifax. Stansfield, Halifax

Russell and Co, Old Jewry chmbrs
Booth, Aquila, Clockheaton, York, Blacksmith. Aug 29 at 11 at office of Curry, Cleck. Owen, Richard, Llanberis, Carnarvon, Printer. Sept 1 at 10 at offices of Rees, Castle

st, Carnarvon Brown, Isaac, West Hallam, Derby, Builder. Sept 7 at 3 at office of Fraser, St John's Palmer, Joseph, Thetford, Norfolk, Builder. Sept 7 at 1 at Anchor Hotel, Thetford. chmbrs, Bridlesmith gate, Nottingham

Read, Thetford
Burr, Joseph Henry, Bristol, Oil and Colour Merchant. Aug 29 at 2 at office of Collins Pryor, John, Cheetham Hill, near Manchester, Provision Dealer. Sept 2 at 11 at offices

Broad st, Bristol. Benson and Carpenter, Bristol
Burt, Henry Charles, Wyndham rd, Camberwell, Butcher. Aug 25 at 12 at office of Richardson, Thomas Alfred, Leicester, Joiner. Sept 4 at 11 at offices of Oram and Co,

of Crofton, Brazennose st, Manchester. Fowler and Co Ody, Blackfriars rd

Welford pl, Leicester Carter, Henry Alfred, Railway approach, London Bridge, Tobacconist. Sept 14 at 3 Riley, Cornelius, Yardley

rd, near Birmingham, Coach Builder. Aug 29 at 3 at offices at office of Boxall and Boxall, Chancery lane Chandler, Jonathan, Bedford, Coal Merchant. Sept 1 at 11 at office of Conquest and Robinson, Thomas, Willington Quay, Northumberland, Grocer. Aug 30 at 1 at offices

of Fallows, Cherry st, Birmingbam Clare, Duke st, Bedford

of Newlands, King st, South Shields Chapman, George Seymour, Fulham rd, Kensington, Pawnbroker. Sept 8 at 3 at the Root, Samuel, and Charles Kight, Fenchurch st, Hosiers. Aug 29 at 3 at offices of Inns of Court Hotel, Lincoln's inn fields. Ikin, Lincoln's inn fields

James and Edwards, Coleman st Cockrill, Charles, Wicken, Cambridge, Grocer. Sept 4 at 3 at office of Bendall, Rosenthall, Edmund Abraham, Compton rd, Highbury, Dealer in Trimmings. Sept 4 Soham

at 3 at offices of Barnett, Palmerston bldgs, Old Broad st Cockroft, John Hepworth, Elland, Halifax, York, Linen Draper. Aug 31 at 11 at office Rotenberger, Philip Charles, Aldersgate st, Wholesale Furrier. Sept 12 at 12 at offices of Stansfeld, Bull green, Halifax

of Ellis and Co, St Swithin's lane Cook, Edgar, Worcester, Grocer. Aug 31 at 11 at office of Tree, High st, Worcester

Rutherford, Francis, West Hartlepool, Durham, China and Glass Dealer. Aug 30 at 3 Cooper, Isaac, West Stockwith, Nottingham, Butcher. Aug 25 at 11, at office of Bladon, at offices of Simpson, Church st, West Hartlepool Gainsborough, Lincoln

Scott, Walter, Horatio st, Hackney r', Licensed Victualler. Sept 4 at 3 at offices of Cowley, Edward, Wrightington, Wigan, Lancaster, Boat Owner. Sept 1 at 11 at office Shearer, Basinghall st. Procter and Andrews, Princes st, Spitalfields of Byrom, King st, Wigan

Silver, George Alexander, Fenchurch st, Tailor. Sept 4 at 3 at offices of Crook and Cox, Emma, Stratford, Essex, Oil and Colour Dealer. Sept 1 at 2 at office of Willis, Carlill, Fenchurch st Charles sq, Hoxton

Singerman, Simon, Manchester, Cap Maker. Aug 31 at 3 at offices of Gardner, Cooper Cross, Betsy, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, Fancy Draper. Aug 31 at 2 at office of Link.

st, Manchester later and Co, Walbrook. Wiltshire, Great Yarmouth

Slack, Samuel, Sheffield, York, Managing Director. Sept 2 at 12 at offices of Gratton Davis, Isaac, St George, Gloucester, Butcher. Aug 30 at 12 at office of Evans, Exchange

and Marden, Knifesmith gate, Chesterfield bldgs East, Bristol Davis, Thomas Edward, Norwich, Shoe Factor. Aug 28 at 3 at office of Overbury and

Smith, Charles, Birmingham, Grocer. Aug 31 at 12 at offices of Hawkes and Weekes,

Temple st, Birmingham Gilbert, Upper King st, Norwich

Squires, Henry, George yd, Wardour st, Soho, Gun Barrel Maker. Aug 31 at 3 at office Davy, Thomas, Plymouth, Boot Factor. Aug 31 at 11 at Cannon st Hotel, Cannon st.

of Finch, Borough High st, Southwark Stanbury, Plymouth

Sudbury, Robert, South Leverton, Nottingham, Grocer. Aug 29 at 13 at offices of Dobson, William, Southmoor, nr Abingdon, Grocer. Sept 5 at 12 at office of Sedgefield

Marshall, Chapel gate, East Retford. Robinson, East Retford and Price, Bath st, Abingdon Downs, George, Bagshot, Surrey, Draper. Aug 31 at 3 at office of Cave, Bracknell

Thompson, Margaret, Derby, Dealer in Wools. Aug 31 at 3 at offices of Briggs, Com.

mercial Bank chmbrs, Derby Drakeford, Israel, Northampton, Leather Merchant. Sept 7 at 12.30 at Midland Hotel, Tonks, Reuben, Oldbury, Worcester, Machine Minder. Sept 1 at 11 at offices of Forrest, New st, Birmingham. Wright, Leicester

Church st, Oldbury Fields, Joseph, Norwich, Licensed Victualler, August 23 at 12 at office of Stanley, Bank Wallis, George, Mexbro', York, Fruiterer. Sept 1 at 12 at Somer's Hotel, near the

plain, Norwich Fish, John, New Wombwell, nr Barnsley, Shopkeeper. Sept 6 at 4 at office of Gray, Warren, Caroline Marceline, Birmingham, Milliner. Aug 29 at 2 at 145, Cheapside.

Midland Railway Station, Nottingham. Shires Eastgato, Barnsley Glackner, Frederick, Chalk Farm rd, Oilman. Sept 5 at 3 at office of Patience, Cheap Warrilow, Alfred, Fenton, Stafford, Joiner. Aug 28 at 10 at office of Welch, Carolino

Wright and Marshall, Birmingham side

st, Longton Goddin, William Robert Cumberland, and Evan Cruchley Goddin, St Michael's alley, Whittaker, Edmund, and Robert Whittaker, Accrington, Lancaster, Tailors. Aug 31

Cornbill, Shirt Makers. Aug 30 at 11 at office of Ladbury and Co, Cheapside. Wolferstan and Co, Ironmonger lane, Cheapside

at 3 at Peel's Arms Hotel, Whalley rd, Accrington., Whalley, Accrington Gregory, Richard, Wombourne, Stafford, Licensed Victualler. Aug 30 at 11 at office of

Wilde, Thomas, Reading, Berks, Grocer. Aug 28 at 11 at Gt Western Hotel, Reading.

Creed Rhodes, Queen st, Wolverhampton

Wilkinson, William, Halifax, York, Builder. Sept 1 at 3 at office of Storey and Roberts, Hackman, Edwin, Kidderminster, Builder. Aug 28 at 3 at office of Miller and Corbet,

King Cross st, Halifax Church st, Kidderminster

Williams, Francis, Eastbourne, Sussex, Builder. Sept 4 at 12 at office of Edgeworth, Hargreaves, John, Mirfield, York, Saddler. Aug 31 at 3 at office of Wilson, Exchange Terminus rd, Eastbourne bldgs, Mirfield

Wood, Benjamin Thomas, Morning lane, Hacknoy, Builder, Sept 5 at 11 at office of Harrison, Thomas, Little Woolton, Lancaster, Wheolwright. Sept 1 at 11.30 at office of

Hatchett-Jones and Letcher, Mark lane
Lynch and Teebay, Lord st, Liverpool
Haworth, James, Bury, Music Soller. Aug 31 at 11 at office of Anderton and Donnelly,

Wright, Arthur, İLiverpool, Tailor. Aug 30 at 11 at office of Collins, Harrington st,

Liverpool Garden st, Bury

Wright, George, Wolverhampton, Grocer. Aug 31 at 11 at office of Stirk and Brewer,
Hemingway, Joseph, jun, Lancaster, Dry Soap Manufacturer. Sept 5 at 3 at office of
Hartley, New rd, Lancaster

North st, Wolverhampton
Hoare, James, Boscombe, nr Bournemouth, Hotel Manager. Aug 31 at 1 at office of
Wade, Old Christchurch rd, Bournemouth

TUESDAY, Aug. 22, 1882. Hodgson, Arthur Beadle, Sunderland, Beerhouse Keeper. Sept 1 at 11 at office of Crow, Addison, James, Tunstall, Stafford, Plumber. Sept 4 at 8 at office of Llewellyn and jun, West Sunniside, Sunderland

Ackrill, Piccadilly st, Tunstall Holmes, John Thomas, Queen st, Camden Town, Master Mariner. Aug 30 at 3 at office Allen, Edwin, Derby, Hay Dealer. Sept 7 at 11 at office of Greaves, Old Bank chbrs, of Holloway, Ball's Pond rd. Fenton, High st, Kingsland

Irongate, Derby Horton, Arthur, Sutherland gdns, Herrow rd, Plate Glass Factor. Aug 31 at 2 at office Anderson, William, Longsight, nr Manchester, Draper. Sept 6 at 3 at office of Horner, of Hales, Clifford's inn, Fleet st

Clarence st, Manchester Howard, Robert Henry, Batley, Greengrocer. Aug 30 a: 3 at office of Wooler and Aylott, James Matthew, Poland st, Oxford st, Cheesemonger. Sept 5 at 2 at office of Wooler, Exchange bldge, Batley

Moore, Gt Queen st Howarth. William, Bolton, Provision Dealer, Aug 31 at 3 at office of Rutter, Mawdsley Ball, Alfred John, Darlaston, nr Whitchurch, Salop, Baker, Sept 5 at 12 at White Horse st, Bolton

Hotel, Wem. Edwards, Shrewsbury

Barton, Frank, Basingstoke, Hants, Horse Dealer. Aug 23 at Masonic Hall, Church st, Malden, James, and Bernard Huddleston English, Trowbridge, Wilts, Common Basingstoke, in lieu of the place originally named

Brewers. Sept 7 at 12 at the Mart, Manvers st, Trowbridge. Jones, Trowbridge Bass. George, Leicester, Leather Merchant. Sopt 4 at 12 at Inns of Court Hotel, Martin, Alfred, Hanley, Stafford, Boot and Shoe Dealer, Sept 6 at 3 at offices of Ham.

Holborn. Wright, Leicester
Beadle, William Xykes, Hessle, York, Solicitor. Sept 1 at 12 at office of Jacobs, County Mills, Edward Thomas, Battlefield, Salop, Innkeeper. Sept 2 at 2 at offices of Edwards,

shaw and Stanbury, Albion st, Hanley bldgs, Hull

Pride nill, Shrewsbury Beale, William, Lombard Works, Totteridge rd, Builder. Sept 1 at 2 at 270 High Hol- Miltrado, Alfred, Barnes, Surrey, out of business. Sept 4 at 11 at offices of Cooke, born. Rubinstein, Raymond bldge, Gray's-inn

Gray's inn sq Beck, Pierre, and Oscar Henry Schou, Manchester, Watch Makers. Sept 12 at 3 at office of Butcher and Co, Manchester

Mitchell, Josiah, Hastings, Sussex, Painter, Sept 1 at 12 at offices of Davenport and Benatar, Levy, Houndsditch, Importer of Foreign Goods. Sept 13 at 2 at 81, Gresham

Co, Bank bldgs, Hastings st. Andrews, Fenchurch st

Newman, John, Bristol, Licensed Victualler. Sept 5 at 12 at offices Square and Co, Bank Bentley, Robert, Robert Bentley, jun, William Bell Bentley, and Alfred Bentley Cheani Parkhouse, Richard, Plymouth, Fancy Milliner. Sept 6 at 11 at offices of Elworthy and

of Engi and chmbru, Plymouth side, Warehousemen, Sept 7 at 12 at the Guildhall Tavorn, Gresham st. Phelps and Co, Gresham st

Co, Courtenay st, Plymouth Benton, Ramsden, Huddersfield, York, Woollen Cord Manufacturer. Sept 1 at 11 at Pickup, John, Waterfoot, Lancaster, Screw Bolt Maker. Sept 5 at 3 at offices of Orton, offices of Ramsden and Co, John William st, Huddersfield

Highfield chmbrs, St Ann's passage, Manchester Bladon, Francis, Stone, Stafford, Farmer, Sept 5 at 11 at offices of Adderley and Mar- Pritchett, Charles, and Robert Taylor, Houndsditch, Printers. Sept 5 at 12 at 81, Gres. fleet, Normacott rd, Longton

ham st. Mich ael, Great Winchester st Bohr, John Von, Commercial rd, Baker. Sept 1 at 4 at offices of Young, Mark lané Quinton, Frederick William, Tulse hill, Brixton, Jeweller. Sept 12 at 12 at offices of Braby, John, Uxbridge Moor, Licensed Victualler. Sept 8 at 3 at offices of Andrews Brown and Co, Finsbury pavement

and Mason, Ironmonger lane. Bartram, Old Jewry chmbrs Bullock, Phineas, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Butcher. Sept 6 at 4 at the Peacock Scrutton, George Beverley, Beverley, York, Butcher, Sept 4 at 11 at office of Hobson,

Lairgate, Beverley Hotel, Snow hill, Wolverhampton. Clark, Willenhall Cayless, George, Loughborough, Leicester, Rope Manufacturer. Sept 4 at 3 at offices Sharp, John Ainsworth, Liverpool, Cowkeeper. Sept 4 at 2 at office of Bartlett and

Berry, Dale st, Liverpool of Wright, Belvoir st, Leicester Colwell, Edwin, Hereford, Bookseller. Sept 7 at 11 at offices of Wallis, 8t Owen st,

Slater, Henry Richardson, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Yeast Dealer. Sept 1 at 11 at office Hereford

of Montgomery, Blackett st, Newcastte-upon-Tyne Cook, Job, Lewes, Sussex, Grocer. Sept 5 at 3 at the Crown Hotel, High st, Lewes.

Sly, Edward Arthur, Regent st, Court Milliner. Sept 6 at 12 at office of Nicholls, Lin.

coln's-inn-fields Goodman, Brighton Copeland, Charles, Leicester, Gas Fitter. Sept 8 at 3 at offices of Wright, Belvoir st,

Snarr. Henry, Manchester, Cut Glass Maker. Sept 5 at 3 at office of Hankinson, Queen's

chbrs, John Dalton st, Manchester Leicester Cordall, Joseph, Burslem, Stafford, Potter. Sept 1 at 3 at offices of Bennett, Piccadilly Sparks, Charles, Southampton, Baker. Sept 1 at 3 at office of Lamport, Portland st, Cox, Benjamin, Uxbridge rd, Shepherd's Bush, Butcher. Sept 5 at 4 at offices of Yorke Stables, Joseph, Hull, York, Hotel Proprietor. Sept 2 at 3 at office of Bartonshaw,

and Wharton, Conduit st, Bond st Danson, Richard Edward, Margate, Kent, Fly Proprietor. Sept 12 at 3 at offices of

Stallard, James, Bedminster, Somers et, Butter Salesman, Aug 31 at 12 at office of

Nurse, Corn st, Bristol
Sparkes, Union row, Margate
Davies, Robert Edmund,
Landport, Hants, General Draper. Sept 8 at 3 at the Guild-

Sumerfield, William, Collyhurst, nr Manchester, Paper Maker. Sept 14 at 3 at office of

Simpson and Hockin, Mount st, Albert eq, Manchester hall Coffee house, Gresham st. Besant and Co Davis, John, St George's, Salop, Innkeeper. Sept 4 at 11 at offices of Knowles, Thompson, James Edward, Gt Berkhampstead, Hertford, Clothier. Sept 14 at 11.30 at Wellington

office of Bullock and Penny, Gt Berkhampstead Dickens, Thom Benjamin, Tulse Hill, Surrey, Grocer. Sept 5 at 3 at the Mitro

Timewell, George, Hastings, Sussex, Builder, Sept 6 at 2.30 at Bridge House Hotel, Tavern, Mitre ct, Fleet st. Mandale, Mitre ct, Temple

London Bridge. Martin, Tunbridge Wells Durkin, Elizabeth, Oldham, Lancaster, Greengrocer. Sept 5 at 3 at the Old Boar's

Trotter, Thomas, Sheffield, Commercial Traveller. Sept 8 at 3 at office of Bransom Head, Hyde's Cross, Corporation st, Manchester. Sherratt, Manchester

and Co, Bank st Sheffield Fenn, Joseph Henry, Stourbridge, Worcester, Boot Dealer. Sept 1 at 3 at No. 4, New

Trounce, James Dowrick, Veryan, Cornwall, Butcher. Sept 6 at 3 at office of Carlyon, st, Leicester. Duignan and Co, Walsall

Princes st, Truro Fox, George Lax, Sunderland, Grocer. Sept 4 at 1 at offices of Taylor, Scottish chmbrs, Wallbank, Robert, Ilkley, York, Butcher. Sept 4 at 3 at Crescent Hotel, Ilkley. RobinGrainger st West, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

son and Robinson, Keighley Falkes, Charles Edward, Church rd, Islington, Tobacconist. Aug 30 at 4 at at offices Webster, Edward Godfrey, Wellington, Somerset, Grocer. Sept 9 at 12 at office of of Wetherfield, King's Arms yard, Coleman st

Martin, Bedford circus, Exeter. Davie, Wellington Glydon, William, Birmingham, Metal Roller. Sept 11 at 3 at Colmore Estate Sale Wisbey, Allen, Harston, Cambridge, Bootmaker. Sept 6 at 3 at office of Symonds, Rooms, Newhall st, Birmingham. Johnson and Co, Birmingham

Bene't st, Cambridge Goldreich, Robert, Nottingham, Commission Agent. Sept 6 at 11 at office of Stevenson, Wood, Benjamin, Liverpool, Quarry Owner. Sept 4 at 3 at office of Seaman, West Weekday cross, Nottingham

Derby st, Liverpool Greenway, William Riley, Coventry, Ribbon Manufacturer, Sept 6 at 12 at office of Wood, Matthew, Horsley Woodhouse, Derby, Licensed Victualler. Sept 4 at 3 at cffica Davis and Co, Hay lane, Coventry

of Heath, Amen alley, Derby Gregson, William

Henry, Tonge, Middleton, Lancaster, Engineer. Sept 12 at 3 at office cf Bullock and Worthington, Kennedy st, Manchester Greenup, Benjamin, Stapleton, Gloucester, Commercial Traveller. Aug 31 at 2 at office

of Nurse, Corn st, Bristol Grover, Samuel Thomas. Albert rd, Peckham, Oilman. Aug 31 at 12 at Southampton

bldgs, Chancery lane. Howard
Gunn, Thomas, Nottingham, Pork Butcher. Sept 12 at 11 at office of Heath and Sons,

St Peter's Church walk, Nottingham
Gunson, William, Whitehaven, Cumberland, Bookseller. Sept 4 at 12 at office of CURRENT TOPICS .....

665 In re The Belle Vue Freehold Land Mason and Thompson, Duke st, Whitehaven

606 Society

670 Hallowell, Joseph, Stockport, Chester, Grocor. Sept 5 at 3 at Hanging Ditch, Man. DAMAGE TO A THIRD PERSON CAUSED BY O'Hagan v. The North Wingield chestor. Newton, Stockport


.......... 687
Colliery Company

671 Hartley, William Knight, Whinsmill, Wigton, Cumberland, Spade Handle Maker. DECISIONS UNDER EMPLOYERS' In re The Indian Kingston and Sand. Bept 11 at 11 at Royal Oak Temperance Hotel, West st, Wigton. Lawson, LIABILITY Acr

668 hurst Gold Mining Co. (Limited).. 671 Wigton


669 COUNTY COURTS .................... 671 Hayes, William, Ipswich, Suffolk, Builder. Sept 2 at 12 at office of Hill, St Nicholas et,

LANDS, TENEMENTS, AND HEREDITA- OBITUARY ............................ 672 Ipswich


672 Holt, Ellen Elizabeth, Halifax, Oil Merchant. Sept 5 at 2 at office of Clay and Son, REVIEWS ............................ 670 LEGISLATION OF LAST WEEK Union st, Halifax. Crossley, Halifax

........ 670 COMPANIES

....................... 673 James, John Stephen, Pembroke Dock, Pembroke, Grocer. Sept 6 at 12 at 2, Water st, CASES OF THE WEEK

CREDITORS' CLAIMS ................. 673 Pembroke Dock. Brown, Pembroke Dock

In re Upperton

670 LONDON GAZETTES, &c., &o. .... 674 Jervis, Walter Fane St Vincent, Vigo st, Regent st, of no profession. Sept 6 at 3 at

office of Lewis and Lewis, Ely pl, Holborn
Keates, William, Cheadle, Stafford, Stone Mason. Sept 4 at 12 at office of Thacker and

Cull, Cheadle, 'Staffordshire
Kerruish, Edward Arthur, John William Grant, and James Grant, jun, Oil Morchants. NOTICES TO CORRESPONDENTS.-All communications intended for publioatio n
Sept 4 at 2 at office of Wynne, Chancery lane

in the SOLICITORS' JOURNAL must be authenticated by the name and address of Latham, John, Birmingham, Jeweller, Sept 1 at 11 at office of Fowke, Colmore row,

the writer. Birmingham Lazarus, Barnett, Sutherland gardens, St Peter's pk, Fine Art Dealor. Sept 6 at 3 at office of Chandler, Finsbury pavement

The Editor does not hold himself responsible for the return of rejected communiLloyd, David, Ferndale rd, Clapham, out of business. Sept 4 at 3 at ofice of Cooke, cations,

Gray's inn sq
Lowe, Thomas Henry, Salford, Lancaster, Road Contractor. Sept 6 at 3 at office of The Preblisher requests that early applioation should be made by persons
Benson and Co, York st, Manchester. Tucker, Manchester

desirous of obtaining back numbers of the SOLICITORS' JOURNAL, as only a small Macklin, Francis Henry, Gunterstone rd, West Kensington, Actor. Sept 4 at 11 at office

number of copies remain on hand. of Martin, Fenchurch st


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to enable the sub-termor to enlarge the sub-term into a fee simple, CURRENT TOPICS.

although the term out of which it was derived could not be so enlarged. Section 11 of the new Act prevents the enlargement of

“any term created by sub-demise out of a superior term, itself A NOTICE has been issued that applications for special leave to the section seems to aim at a studied ambiguity; not allowing us

incapable of being enlarged into a fee simple.” The language of more before the Vacation Judge in urgent Chancery cases may be to understand whether it affects to be merely declaratory of the made to the Vacation Registrar.

true meaning of the former enactment, or whether it“ confesses and avoids" a previous mistake. And it contains no saving of the

rights, if any, of any person who, before the passing of the new The list for hearing before Mr. Justice Day, sitting as Vaca-Act, may have attempted, in reliance upon the language of the old tion Judge, at Lincoln's-inn on Wednesday, the 30th ult., com-one, to enlarge such a sub-term as above described. A very pretty prised twenty-five new motions and fourteen petitions. His lord- question will arise if the title to such a hypothetical fee simple ship sat till after six o'clock and disposed of his list, which con- should ever be litigated. tained fifty-five matters in all, besides a number of ex parte applications.

THE NEW MARRIED Women's PROPERTY Aor provides that OUR CONTEMPORARY, Land, last week called attention to a to be a contract entered into by her with respect to, and to bind

every contract entered into by a married woman shall be deemed serious provision in the Metropolis Management and Building her, separate property, unless the contrary be shown.” It will be Acts (Amendment) Act, 1882 (45 Vict. c. 14). On default of obedience by the owner or occupier to a justice's order for repair Act in the position of married women, in what way the ordinary

a question, having regard to the immense alteration effected by the of a neglected structure, power is given to the Board of Works presumption of a wife's authority to pledge the husband's credit to carry out the order. Section 18 then enacts, in substance, for household necessaries will be affected by this clause. It is that if expenses so incurred by the Board, or incurred under the true that this authority was narrowly defined by the House of Metropolitan Building Acts with respect to dangerous structures, Lords in Debenham v. Mellon ; and it is true also that the courts are not paid or recovered, a justice's order may be obtained on have for years past adopted the rule of regarding a married notice, preventing building upon the site, or letting for occupa woman's general engagements as binding her separate estate, tion the neglected structure if repaired, until the Board has been Perhaps the result of the present Act, in process of time, will repaid. The Board is to keep a register, open for inspection, of be to establish an implied authority for the husband to bird all such orders; and any order not registered within ten days is the wife's estate by his contracts foi domestic necessaries. The to cease to be of effect.

parties each having universally an independent property and status with relation to property might reasonably, for the protec

tion of their tradesmen, be regarded as partners for the purpose of THE CURIOUS DIFFICULTY that arose in Reg. v. Dyott (L. R. 9 housekeeping. Q. B. D. 47), as to the publication of notice of a poor rate in a parish containing no church or chapel has been the subject of

Among a batch of Acts which received the Royal assent on the legislation. An Act of the past session (c. 20) provides that in a last day of the session was the Bills of Exchange Act, 1882 parish where there is no church or chapel of the parish the rate (45 & 46 Vict. c. 61). This is the first piece of codification shall be deemed sufficiently published if, within fourteen days, that has found its way into the Statute Book. The Partnership notice thereof has been given by affixing such notice in some Bill

, which deserved a better fate, was shipwrecked in Committee public and conspicuous place or situation in the parish. It will of the House of Commons. The Criminal Code Bill, though be observed that the situation must be not only conspicuous but referred to in the Queen's Speech, never emerged from its pigeonpublic. The enactment is retrospective.

hole in the Home Office. As the first successful attempt at codification, the Bills of Exchange Act marks a new departure in

English legislation. The measure, therefore, must be regarded as A QUESTION HAS, we observe, been raised as to the liability to an experimental one, and its operation should be carefully watched local rates of the South London Free Library. The Act, 6 & 7 and criticised. If it works well, and proves useful to the mercanVict. c. 36, exempts from local rates buildings belonging to and tile (and not too useful to the legal) community, the precedent set occupied by scientific and literary societies supported wholly or by it will, doubtless, soon be followed, and other branches of the in part by voluntary contributions, and not dividing money among law will, in their turn, be codified. the members. Societies to have the benefit of the Act require to The history of the Act appears to be as follows :—The Bills of have their rules certified by the Registrar of Friendly Societies. Exchange Bill, 1881, was drafted last year at the instance of the We are ignorant of the constitution of this particular library ; but Institute of Bankers. The intention of the Bill was to reproduce, the whole question of the rating of institutions of public utility as exactly as possible, the existing law on the subject in a codified and of a public character urgently requires to be dealt with by form, leaving to a later stage any amendments that might seem the Legislature.

desirable and feasible. In a memorandum on the Bill, published last year in the Journal of the Institute, it is stated that “ the

object of the Bill is to consolidate into a single enactment the WHEN THE NEW CONVEYANCING ACT first made its appear- statutory and case law relating to bills of exchange, promissory ance as a draft Bill, we called the attention of our readers to the notes, and cheques. The Bill represents the effect of eighteen section designed to amend section 65 of the former Act, relating statutes or parts of statutes, and of about 2,400 decided cases. to the enlargement of long terms. It has been repeatedly pointed For the most part the law relating to these instruments is well out that, if a termor possessed of a long term at a substantial rent settled. In so far as that is the case, the object of the Bill is should create, or should formerly have created, a sub-term at a merely to reproduce the existing law in a codified form. peppercorn rent, the language of the last-mentioned section seems few points, however, the law is doubtful. In dealing with them the Bill is, of necessity, declaratory." On this footing the Bill was introduced into the House of Commons by Sir John LUBBOCK, THE GOVERNMENT AND THE SUEZ the president of the Institute of Bankers, in July, 1881, and, after

CANAL COMPANY. having been read a second time, was not further proceeded with that session. During the recess the Bill was reprinted and circu- It is natural enough that Sir Garnet Wolseley's occupation of lated by the Institute, and criticisms on it invited from various the Suez Canal should provoke a good deal of ill-humour in quarters. This year the Bill was again introduced without altera- France, which the proposed banque: to M. de Lesseps is only too tion, and then referred to a strong Select Committee of nineteen likely to aggravate. Already seme ot :hat gentleman's admirers members. The Solicitor-General was the chairman, and the com- are calculating the bill to be brought against this country, and mittee included, among others, Sir J. LUBBOCK, Mr. C. T. BARING, remarking that under the constitution of the company the Mr. WHITLEY, Mr. LEWIS FRY, Mr. COHEN, Q.C., Mr. R. T. REID, question will have to be settled by the court of Appeal in Paris. Mr. Gibson, Mr. Asher (the Solicitor-General for Scotland), Even a serious writer, like M. Beaulieu, argues that, in addition and Mr. R. B. MARTIN. The Bill as originally drafted and intro- to the transit dues for the passage through the Canal, we shall duced applied only to England and Ireland, but the Committee have to indemnify the company for the indirect loss caused by were empowered, if they thought fit, to extend it to Scotland. the Canal being made the basis of military operations. The After taking the evidence of Mr. DOVE-WILSON, a Scotch com

enormous tonnage of the ironclads, and the tarii of ten francs mercial lawyer of eminence, the Committee decided that the for each man, raise the transit dues to a sum at present estiBill should apply to Scotland. It was found that, with one mated by M. Beaulieu at about £80,000, which will, of course, exception, English and Scotch law differed only in minor points of be greatly increased if the ships and men return by the same way. detail; and it seemed undesirable that in the case of an instru- The indirect loss cannot yet be calculated; but it is possible ment so ambulatory as a bill of exchange the rights of the parties that the risk, and still more the rise in insurance rates, may to it should vary according as it was made on the right or the divert a considerable amount of traffic into the old route by the left bank of the Tweed. Å slight difficulty was caused by the Cape, and produce a corresponding effect in the company's fact that some of the terms used in the Bill had a different balance-sheet. It is obvious that this double claim is, in some technical meaning in Scotch law from that which they had in degree, self-contradictory; and that if the company do such a good English law. For instance, it was found that the expression to stroke of business through the passage of the English ships, they

charge a party to a bill” had a peculiar technical meaning in will have the less reason to repine at the diminution of their other Scotland ; so the term “ render liable” had to be substituted for customers. With regard to the payment of the transit dues we

charge" throughout the Bill. The Solicitor-General for Scot- apprehend the British Government is not likely to raise any land undertook the necessary amendments and savings to adapt difficulty. When Lord Beaconsfield's Ministry moved 12,000 Indian the Bill to Scotland. The Select Committee met ten times before troops through the canal, they paid for each vessel and for each they reported the Bill as amended by them. The report shows man the toll fixed by the company's tariff. Every consideration that the Committee never divided; so any amendments they intro- of justice and of policy would lead Mr. Gladstone to follow this duced must been agreed to unanimously. Five or six clauses in example; and it is probable that the principle of payment of the the Bill were cut out as belonging rather to general law than transit dues has already been conceded. On whom and in what strictly to the law of bills of exchange. The amendments intro- proportions the cost of the war is ultimately to fall, forms, of duced by the Committee are none of them of a sweeping course, a question to be hereafter discussed. "But the suggestion character. Their object appears to be either to mitigate the that this country is liable for indirect damages to the Canal pigour of rules laid down by judicial decision, or to bring the law Company raises a very different issue, and is hardly likely to back into accordance with mercantile usage where it had diverged meet with much favour. The allegation that England, and not therefrom. The House seems to have accepted the Bill on the Arabi Pasha, is responsible for any losses which the company authority of the Select Committee, and it was passed through may incur rests not only on the assumption that the rebels would Committee and read a third time without discussion.

have respected the Canal had not Sir Garnet Wolseley made The Bill was introduced into the House of Lords by Lord Ismailia the base of his operations, but on the further assumption BRAMWELL, and again referred to a Select Committee.

Lord that insurance companies would have felt so easy about the matter BRANWELL presided over the Committee, which consisted of the that they would have made no alteration in their rates. But law Lords, with the addition of Lords WOLVERTON and BALFOUR even if we grant that the action of the British General has of Burleigh. Lord FITZGERALD took charge of the measure in indirectly caused a pecuniary loss to the company, we apprehend its later stages. The Lords Committee made several slight amend that on no principle of international law is this country liable for ments in the Bill, but the only one of importance was the intro- the

payment of such indirect damages. duction of clause 74. This clause was introduced by Lord Bram

The question of jurisdiction may be at once dismissed. In WELL to mitigate the rigour of the rule established by a series of fact the notion that the case could come before the court at Paris decisions, that if the holder of a cheque does not present it at rests on a misapprehension, as appears on reference to the 16th once, and the bank on which it is drawn fails, the drawer is abso- article of the Convention between the Viceroy and the Canal lutely discharged, eren though he may eventually get a dividend Company, dated the 22nd of February, 1866. It runs as follows :of nineteen shillings in the pound.

“La Compagnie Universelle du Canal Maritime de Suez étant We believe that it is to the support and judicious conduct of Egyptienne, elle est régie par les lois et usages du pays; toutefois, the Bill by the Solicitor-General, and to the confidence accorded en ce qui regarde sa constitution comme société et les rapports by the House of Commons to a measure vouched for by him, that des associés entre eux, elle est, par une Convention spéciale, the successful passing of the Act is mainly due.

réglée par les lois qui, en France, régissent les sociétés anonymes. Il est convenu que toutes les contestations de ce chef seront

jugées en France par des arbitres avec appel, comme surarbitre, The Gazette ne Aagast 29 contains an order ratifying & scheme of the

å la Cour Impériale de Paris. Des différends en Egypte entre la Ecclesiastical Commissioners under the Bishoprics Act, 1878, with

reference Compagnie et les particuliers, à quelque nationalité qu'ils apparto the pew seo of Newcastle. The scheme transfers to the Bishop of New- tiennent, seront jugées par les Tribunaux locaux suivant les castle the jurisdiction and patronage of the Bisbop, of Dorbam within the formes consacrées par les lois et usages du pays et les Traités. diocese of Nowcastle, and establishes twenty-four honorary canonries in the Les contestations qui viendraient à surgir entre le Gouvernement The Now Law COURTS-A correspondent writes:—"It is hoped on all locaux et résolues suivant les lois du pays."

Egyptien et la Compagnie séront également soumises aux Tribunaux sides that ber Majesty the Queen may be able to throw open this splendid pile of buildings by some public oeremonial, on her retorn from the automo

It is clear from this that the only questions which would reoens at Balmoral, at the close of November, or early in December next. ultimately come before the court at Paris are internal and what The breaking tp of the old courts in Westminster Hall

, and their permanent we may call shareholders' questions. Now, the alleged liability enthronement at Temple Bar, cannot now occur before January

next. It is of this country to pay indirect damages does not fall within this Westminster to the City, the Temple, Lincoln's-ind,

&c., and that West-end category., Whatever may have been the motives which induced offico rents must necessarily decrease in proportion. Many notices to quit the

British Government to send their army to Ismailia, assuredly bave been given already." -Times.

they were not acting in their capacity of shareholders in the Suez

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