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license may be granted to any “ local authority” (i.e., by section the Board of Trade, in case of applications conflicting with that 31 and schedule, to any municipal corporation or local board), or of a local authority, will give preference to the application of the “ to any company or person." If the applicants be not them- local authority. selves a local authority, the consent of the local authority is required to the application. Public notice of every application is to be given by advertisement in every case“ in such manner
ALLOTMENTS. and including such particulars as the Board of Trade may from 45 & 46 Vict. c. 80.-AN ACT FOR THE EXTENSION OF ALLOTtime to time direct or approve." In connection with this
MENTS. important requirement, which is repeated with greater precision by
| This Act is an extension of a principle which may be found section 5, we observe with regret, that though section 5 requires | embodied in 59 Geo. 3. c. 12, ss. 12, 13:1 & 2 Will. 4, c. 42, and the Board of Trade rules to be laid before Parliament, if sitting, 1 & 2 Will. 4. c. 59. in addition to the better known 2 Will. 4. and also appears to fix all parties concerned with constructive notice
C. 42, referred to in the preamble. The Acts we have mentioned of them, there is no provision for any special mode of publication
give power to churchwardens and overseers in any parish to hire in the Gazette or elsewhere. A set of rules has been already
at the parish expense as much as fifty acres of land in any parish issued, and is, we believe, obtainable at the Stationery Office.
for the purpose of letting such lands out in portions to "poor The license, when granted," is to be for any period not exceeding
and industrious inhabitants." These Acts have probably not been seven years,” but may be renewed (section 3, sub-section 2), and
used much (if at all), because the consent of the inhabitants in also (section 3, sub-section 8) may be revoked, where the licensees
vestry assembled is required, but they remain upon the Statutefail to perform their duties in relation to the supply of the elec- hook
elation to the supply of the elec- book, and are mentioned in the Poor Allotments Management Act, tricity.
1873. The Act 2 Will. 4, c. 42, has very much the same effect, The great distinction between the provisional order (section 4) | but it anplies only to cases where allotments have been made and the license appears to be that no consent of the local
under Inclosure Acts. The present Act applies only to authority is required, in the case of an application for an Lands held by trustees for the benefit of the poor, and whereof order, but that only notice to such authority need be given.
the rents or produce are distributed in gifts of money, doles, The object of requiring the notice to be given is to enable local
clothing, bread, or other articles of sustenance or necessity," and in authorities (not being themselves applicants) to object to the
cases where the lands are not “otherwise used for the enjoyment granting of the provisional order, and here again such authorities
or general benefit of the inhabitants.” Such lands are by section are completely dependent on regulations of the Board of Trade,
| 4 of the Act to be let by the trustees to “cottagers, labourers, and except as to the date of the notice. This, “in the case of any others." The amount of the rent seems to be left to the discreapplication made during the present year," is to be deemed tion of the trustees, but section 13. sub-section 2. seems to point to be given in due time if giren “ within one month after
to a rack rent. If the lands are inconveniently situated, the passing of the Act," whereas, in succeeding years, it must be
| the trustees may let them at a rack rent and hire others in lieu given “ on or before the first day of July in the year in which the thereof for the
thereof, for the purposes of the Act (section 5). It will be application is made."
remembered that come opposition was offered to the Act by the The language in which the control of Parliament is preserved is Charity Commissioners. This seems to have been averted by the curious. “ The Board of Trade,” it is said section 4, sub-provision of section 9, that the rules which may be made by the section 2), “ may submit to Parliament for confirmation any pro- | trustees under the Act must be submitted to the commissioners, visional order granted by it in pursuance of this Act, but any such who have power of disallowance, but no power of making rules of order shall be of no force unless and until it is confirmed by Act their own, except upon an appeal by “any four cottagers or of Parliament." This is copied from section 297, sub-section 3, of labourers ” (section 9). It is also provided that if the trustees the Public Health Act, 1875. We have not heard of any difficulty neglect to set the Act in motion, the cottagers or labourers “not arising out of that enactment, but we observe that no time is being less than four” may, by applying to the commissioners, limited within which the order is to be submitted to Parliament, obtain an order setting them in motion (section 10), and that, on as is the case with draft certificates under the Railways Con- application of the trustees, the commissioners may grant a certifistruction Facilities Act, 1864, which must be submitted to Parlia- | cate that any particular land is unsuitable for allotment, by force ment in seven days under section 12 of that Act. So much with of which certificate the trustees will be excused from proceeding regard to applications for licenses ard orders.
(section 11). The mode and terms of letting are fixed by section When the license or special Act (whether preceded or not by 13, which inter alia) limits the holding of each cottager to one an order) is in force, the undertakers, it is said in the 6th section, acre, and forbids the erection of buildings. The Act nominally " shall be subject to such conditions as may be inserted” in the comes into operation at the date of its passing. The “notices license, order or Act in respect to (inter alia) the securing a of intention to let” are to be given “annually, in the month of regular supply, the limitation of the prices to be charged, and “ the June," and the notices of “setting apart a field” in the month authorizing inspection and inquiry from time to time by the Board of February. In either case the trustees may fix another month of Trade and the local authority.” The expenses of the local by rule if they so please. authority, including any expenses of obtaining or opposing a license, &c., may he defrayed out of the local rates (section 7), and power to borrow money is also given (section 8). Land may be acquired for the purposes of the Act, but only by agreement (sections 10 and 12). There are considerable restrictions upon
Mr. Eaton, says the American Law Review, in his oration before the Yale
Law School, upon “ The Public Relations and Duties of the Legal Profeg. the breaking up of streets and above-ground works (sections
sion," said that, “ Lawyers are the great office-holding class, who, for that 13 and 14). No special form of lamp or burner may be pre- reagon, also know more than every other class combined conceroing the scribed (section 18). There are elaborate provisions for the pro grave administrative abuses which now threaten and alarm the nation, tection of the telegraphic lines of the Post Office (section 26). The of their causes, and the fit means for their removal. We may iadeed local authority has power to compulsorily purchase the under
almost say that we have a government of lawyers, –a privileged class of
professional office-holders. Twenty-four out of the fifty-six sigaers of the taking“within six months after the expiration of a period of twenty Declaration of Independence, and thirty out of the fifty-five members of one years, or such shorter period as is specified in that behalf in the convention that framed the Federal Constitution, were of the legal the application for the provisional order or in the special Act"; profession. Of the nineteen presidents, all but three, who were generale, and is nothing in the Act is to exempt the undertakers or their have been lawyers ; and so have a great majority-perhaps five-sixths--of
all the members of the Cabinet. At this momont every Cabinet officer is a undertaking from the provisions of any general Act relating to
mg to lawyer. The greater number of the governors and of their advisers, if not of the supply of electricity which may be passed in this or any future the mayors of cities, have at all times been of that profession. In the caseg session of Parliament” (section 34). Such are the main pro in which its members have not been in majority in Legislatures, it is pretty visions of this important statute. It will be seen that they may be certain that they have been the most iofluential members, with a control.
Jing voice in framing the laws. What constitution, what important statutes, much amplified or restricted according to the discretion of the
have they not drafted ? In the last Congress more than three-fourths were Board of Trade. The “ rules and regulations" of that Board, lawyers. Of the seventy-six members of the present Senate, fifcy-oine are which have been issued under section 5, prescribe (inter alis) that lawyers, and only seventeen belong to all other classes of the people."
$233 at the rate of £6 per centum per annum to the 28th day of Septem. CORRESPONDENCE.
ber, 1882, being the day for payment, making altogether the sum of £267 179. 20."
The Paymaster refused to accept such affidavit as not being in the THE REMUNERATION ORDER.
words of the order, and our client, A. B., has now to return the two sums [To the Editor of the Solicitors' Journal.]
he received on account, and depose to the whole amount mentioned in Sir,—The Act under which this Order is made enables the three judges
the order. Or this our client complains, and we think naturally so, the named therein, and the president of the Incorporated Law Society, and
amount deposed to being less than that mentioned in the order. the president of one of the provincial law societies (to be selected by
We should have thought that in these days of equity the Paythe Lord Chancellor), or any three of them, to make general orders for
master would have been empowered to accept the affidavit in the above
form. regulating the remuneration of solicitors as to sales, purchases, leasca, mortgages, settlements, and other matters of conveyancing and other
We must apologize for occupying your space in this manner, but unless business not being business in any action, &c., and to revoke such
the order and affidavit are set out at leugth, we are afraid that your orders. And such orders are not to take effect until they have been laid
readers will not see our client's grievance.
SOLICITORS. before Parliament for one month, and may be disallowed upon address
London, October 2. by either House. The Order, therefore, recently issued is, I presume, subject to disallowance or revision before the time appointed for its coming into operation. With regard to such Order I would beg leave to remark upon the
“ACCOUNTANTS IN BANKRUPTCY.” absence of the signature thereto of the president of the Incorporated
[To the Editor of the Solicitors' Journal.] Law Society. Is the inference to be drawn therefrom that the society do not approve of the Order ; il so, the public ought to
Sir,—The enclosed, if it does not call for special notice in your journal, know upon what grounds. The signature of the president of the
may be of some interest. Law Society of Liverpool indicates that the Order is acceptable to
Notice the Royal Arms, and the subscription “Officer of the Court," our professional brethren in that city. Judging, however, from recent
also the “N.B." information in your columns as to their practice on sales by auction, it
Altogether it is about the most subtie circular of its class that I have appears that such practice is so much at variance with that in London
ever seen. that the former is no proper criterion for regulating the latter. For my
It was sent to a person who was in pecuniary difficulties. part, I should be sorry to see solicitors assuming the duties of auc
38, Old Jewry, London, E.C., Sept. 30.
EDWARD SWAIN. tioneers, whose assistance and experience in disposing of property is
[The following is the circular enclosed, which bears at the top an often very valuable. It would, I think, be derogatory to our position to
impressed stamp of the Royal Arms : do this, and I doubt if the interest of the client (which is the chief
“Traders in difficulty are advised to lose no time in consulting the thing to consider) would be better served by it. Auctioneers' charges
undersigned, who, from his long and varied experience in this special are sometimes complained of (and whose are not ?), but competition
branch of the law, is well qualified to assist them. keeps them within reasonable bounds, and it is always open to agree
"Actions in the Superior, Lord Mayor's, or County Courts are upon a stipulated fee.
promptly stayed, as likewise are police committals, while bill of sale The Act specifies five branches of business which may be dealt with,
holders are restrained from removing or selling. and the Order deals with only four of them, leaving settlements
"This office aims at effecting an arrangement with creditors, without untouched ; and the other matters, not being business in any action, are
resorting to liquidation, whereby the trader continues in business up. powhere. It appears to me that the Order does not go far enough, and
injured, and there is a fund from which loans can be granted to pay that, the principle of an ad valorem fee being admitted, it ought to be
tbe composition, or to enable the debtor to purchase his estate, in the extended to every kind of business to which it is possible of application
unusual event of liquidation. Consultation free. in fact, every transaction which carries an ad valorem duty to Govern
“Mr. Thos. HANSON, ment. This would include in addition to the subjects dealt with)
“ Accountant in Bankruptcy, and an Officer of the Court, transfers and re-conveyances of mortgages, and money settlements. It
"City Office, 13 and 14, King-street, Cheapside. might also, I submit, be usefully exterded to the winding up of money "N.B.—The new and very stringent Bankruptcy Bill now being passed trusts under settlements and wills, a percentage being allowed according through the Houses of Parliament will come into operatiou shortly."] to the amount of the fund administered ; in aid of which view it may be remarked that solicitors are allowed an ad valorem fee on probates, and that the Administrator-General in India charges a commission on the funds passing under his control.
STAMPING DEEDS AFTER EXECUTION. It seems to me that any regulation which has for its object the
[To the Editor of the Solicitors' Journal.] abolition of the present odious practice of making up bills of costs by length of documents, letters, and attendances is to be encouraged in the
Sir, I shall be much obliged if any of your readers can refer me to interest of the pnblic as well as of the profession, and comes within the
any authority for the proposition that the stamping of a dced after execu. spirit of the Act. And it is to be hoped that during the forthcoming
tion was equivalent before the last Stamp Act to an adjudication by the meeting at Hull the whole subject will be thoroughly ventilated, and
Inland Revenue Commissioners. I have a strong impression that there some action taken with a view to prevent the present Order coming into
is authority to that effect, but I cannot lay my hands upon it. operation without further consideration, since, judging from the criti
A SOLICITOR. cisms passed upon it, it would appear very defective and objectionable in many points of detail.
S. A. Ran. 23, Red Lion-square, October 2.
.. In the letter of A Liverpool Solicitor at p. 718, for “the members of the profession, and the estate agent engages" read “the members of
the profession and the estate agents, engages." THE CHANCERY PAYMASTER'S OFFICE.
[To the Editor of the Solicitors' Journal.] Sir,--Allow us to point out what seems to be a case of " red tape" at the Paymaster's Office.
It is stated that the Nottingham Corporation has succoeded in getting a By an order it was directed that, out of the proceeds of sales and divi.
special health provision inserted in a local Act by which every house holder dends therein before directed to be carried over to the credit of the said
is required to notify to the health officer any case of infectious disease o use, “The account of X, Y. and her incumbrancers," £274 0s, 2d. certi.
er incumbrancers," £274 03. 2d. certi. | which arises under his roof. fied to be due to A. B. in respect of his mortgage, and £14 159. 100. for
Mr. Justice Lawson, says the Pall Mall Gazette, bas for some time been costs as between solicitor and client, together with interest on the said
engaging bis leisure in torning a collection of popular evangelical and other £274 08. 2d, at the rate of £6 per centum per annum from the 9th of
bymns into Latin verse. Sometimes the Horatian metres are followed, bot August, 1880, until the day for payment (the day for payment, the
more commonly the learned judge has sought to gain the exact measure of amount of interest, and the total amount payable to be ascertained by the original. Sereral of the byons are rendered with exquisite grace and Affidavit), be paid, &c.
taste. The affidavit verifying the amount was made by the said A. B., and was
At the Guildball Police Court on Wednesday, George William Bardrick, as follows:-" There is due to me the sum of £233, being the sum of
clerk, and Charles Gold were brough; up, on remand, on the charge of $274 0s. 2d., certified to be due to me in respect of my mortgage after baring stolen foreign boods and obligations to the amonnt of over £12,000. deducting two sums paid by X. Y, mentioned in the said order to me Bardrick was further charged with embezzling money to the extent of since the said sum of £274 Os, 2d, was so certified, and £14 159. 10d, for about £500, belonging to Messrs. Desborough & Sode, solicitors, of 18, costs as between solicitor and client, mentioned in the said order, and the Finsbury-pavement, the prisoners' masters. The prisoners were committed sum of £20 18. 4d. for interest (less property tax) upon the said sum of ( for trial.
amongst the members of the society. It will be remembered that Mr. WolstenCASES OF THE WEEK.
holme is of opinion that a purchaser from the authority will in case of eviction have no remedy whatever.' Until the sanitary authority alter their practice,
and either deduce such a title as is usually furnished by other vendors or enter BEFORE THE VACATION JUDGE.
iuto absolute cuvenants for title, the council can only recommend the members CONTEMPT OF DEFENDANT-Costs OP- DISCHARGE FROM CUSTODY.
of the society, when consulted by their clients, to inform them of the risks they In the case of Clark v. Dyson, before Day, J., on the 27th ult., the defend. I
run in becoming purchasers or mortgagees of the salvages. ant, who had been committed for pon-payment of money into coort, but
The council, at the request of the Bristol Law Students' Society, have who had since paid in the sum ordered, moved for his discharge from
subscribed £15 for the first and £10 for each of the two succeeding ter as of custody. Counsel for the plaintiff opposed the motion, on the ground that
1882 towards law lectures. Mr. J. Macpherson was appointed lecturer. the defendant had not paid the costs of his contempt. DAY, J., said that he
The members of the council retiring by rotation are Mr. G. H. D. Chilton felt bound by the decision of Hall, V.C., in Jackson v. Mawby (L. R. I
and Mr. R. L. G. Vassall. Mr. H. F. 'Lawes, whose term of office would Ch. D. 86), but added that the practice in the cornmon law division was t).
also have expired at the present meeting, retirad from the council in Novemmake tbe prisoner pay the costs of contempt before getting his discharge, a
ber last. method of punishing bim wbich appeared reasonable.-SOLICITORS, Neal ;
During the past year eighty-two candidates have attended the preliminary
examination in the Library. Gregory f Co.
- After discussion of the matters referred to in the report, the same was re
ceived and adopted. Mr. John Miller was appointed president, and Messrs. TRANSFER OF AUTION.-In the case of Wailes 1. Waites, before Day, J., Harwood and Parr vice-presidents, for the en uing year; and Messrs. Bigg, en the 27th ult., a motion was made for the transfer of the action Cox, and E. E. Salmon to be on the council in place of the retiring momfrom the county court to the High Court. It was an action for the bers. administration of a one-seventh sharo of the residuary estate of a testator, the share being £443, or thereabouts. DAY, J., made the order on the ground that the action really involved the administration of the whole estate.
LAW STUDENTS' JOURNAL. MOTION TO COMMIT.- In the case of Owen v. Evans, before Day, J., on the 27th ult., counsel on behalf of the plaintiff inoved to commit
BIRMINGHAM LAW STUDENTS' SOCIETY, An executor for not having paid £500, part of a larger sum, into court,
A meeting of this society was held on Tuesday, September 26, Mr. W. S. in accordance with an order of the court, and also for not bringing into court & box with bills of exchange of some value. Counsel for the defendant said
Restall in the chair. The subject for debate was— * Does mere voluntary that the £500 bad been paid in since the notice of motion, and that plaintiff
presence at the commission of a criminal act (e.g., a prize-fight) constitute knew, before serving the notice, that it was going to be paid in, and that
at law an aiding and abetting' of that act?” (R. v. Coney and others, defendant was unable to comply with the other part of the order, inasmuch
L. R. 8 Q. B. D. 534.) The speakers for the affirmative were Messrs. A. as his late solicitors claimed å lien on the box in question, and refused to part
Smith, Robinson, E. C. Rogers, and Coley, and for the negative Mr. with it until their costs were paid. Day, J., refused to make the order.
Cochrane. The moot was decided in favour of the affirmative,
The money was paid in, and the plaintiff could bring the solicitors before the court and compel delivery up of the box.--SOLICITORS, Bloxam f Ellison ; Williamson & Co.
MR. CHARLES JOHN PALMER, F.S.A.
on the 24th ult., from paralysis. Mr. Palmer was admitted & solicitor in BRISTOL INCORPORATED LAW SOCIETY.
1827, and he had practised for over half a century at Yarmouth. He had a At the twelfth aonual meeting of the Bristol Incorporated Law Society, large private business, and was formerly Receiver of Wreck for the Admiralty held on the 29th of September, 1882, the followiug report of the council was at Yarmouth. He was for several years secretary to the Yarmouth Water. read:
works Company, and solicitor to the Wellington Pier Company and to the Pursuant to the articles of association, the council present their annual
Victoria Building Society. Mr. Palmer was a notary public, and a perpetual
commissioner for the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk. He formerly took an During the session of 1882 several Acts of Parliament affecting the adminis.
active part in municipal business. He had been twice mayor of Yarmouth, tration of tbe law in Eogland have received the Royal assent.
and was for several years an alderman of the boroogh. He was also one of the The following are tbe more important:-An Act to render judgments
trustees of the borough charities. Mr. Palmer bad a considerable local reputa. obtained in certain inferior courts in England, Scotland, and Ireland, respec- tion as an antiquarian, and a few years ago he published "A Peramubulation
tion as an antiquarian, and a few years ago be tively, effectual in any other part of the United Kingdom : an 'Act for 1 of Great Yarmouth." He leaves a widow but no children. facilitating sales, leases, and other dispositions of settled ladd, and for promoting tbe exeoution of improvements thereon ; an Act for further improving the practice of conveyanciog, and for other purposes; an Act to amend the Bills of Sale Act, 1878; an Act to amend the law relating to costs and salaries in county courts; an Act to codify the law relating to bills of ex.
LEGAL APPOINTMENTS. change, cheques, and promissory notes ; an Act to consolidate and amend the Acts relating to the property of married women.
Sir JOAN GORRIE, Chief Justice of Fiji, has been appointed Chief Justice of Under the authority of the Solicitors' Remuneration Act, 1881, & General | the Leeward Islands, in succession to Sir Henry James Burford Hancock, who Order has been made for prescribing and regulating the remuneration of solici- has been appoioted Chief Justice of Gibraltar. Sir J. Gorrie is the son of the tors in respect of business connected with conveyancing, and in respect of Re7. Daniel Gorrie, and was born in 1829. He was admitted a member of other non-contentious businees. The Order, which is expressed to take effect the Faculty of Advocates in Scotland in 1856, and in 1869 be was appointed from and after December 31, 1882, is published in the SOLICITORS' JOURNAL Substitute-Procureur and Advocate-General for the Mauritius. In the follow. of the 19th of August last, and also in other legal newspapers. The Order has liog year he became a puispe judge for that colony, and in 1876 he was been laid before each House of Parliament, pursuant to the 6th section of the appointed Chief Justice of Fiji. He received the honour of knighthood a few Act. Your president has attended several meetings in London of the Com- months ago. mittee of the Associated Provincial Law Societies, held to consider and discuss tbe subject, and has devoted much time and trouble to the settlement of the
| Mr. John BOLTON WILSON, solicitor, of Kendal, has been elected one of the draft order.
Coroners for the County of Westmoreland, in succession to his partner, the In accordance with a resolution of the last annual meeting on the subject of
late Mr. Christopher Gardner Thomson. Mr. Wilson was admitted a solicitor solicitors' contract fees on sales by auction, a meeting of the solicitors practising
in 1874. in this city was held in November last, at which the resolutions were passed of Mr. SYDNEY TWENTYMAN JONES, barrister, has buen appointed a Puisne which copies were forwarded to the members of the society. The result has Judge of tbe High Court of Justice for the Colony of Griqualand West. Mr. been that in the majority of sales now held in this city and neighbourhood, the Justice Jones was called to the bar at the Middle Temple in Michaelmas practice of chargiog purchasers with fees payable to the vendors' solicitors has Term, 1873, been abandoned. With regard to the fees payable to auctioneers, a committee | Mr. SYDNEY WILLIAM TREVENEN. solicitor (of the firm of Clutterbuck & of the council met the leading auctioneers of Bristol and agreed upon a scale of Trevenen), of Carlisle, has been appointed a Commissioner to administer payment. In many sales, however, the custom of providing for paynient by the Oatbs in the Supreme Court of Judicature. purcbaser of the auctioneer's fee still prevails ; and although it would be con. venient that a uniform practice of the auctioneer being paid by the vendor
Mr. EDGAR FRANCIS JENKINS, solicitor (of the firm of Brooks & Jenkins), of should be established, the question by whom the auctioneer is to be paid may
7, Godliman-street, has been appointed a Perpetual Commissioner for taking perhaps be reasonably left for the decision of the vendor in each case.
the Acknowledgments of Deeds by Married Women for the County of The Sireets Improvement Committee of the Bristol Sanitary Authority still Middlesex and the Cities of London and Westminster. Mr. Jenkins has also adhere to the practice of excluding the purchasers of their salvages from re been appointed a Commissioner to administer Oaths in the Supreme Court of quiring any title or any covenants for title. A case submitted to Mr. Wolsten. | Judicature. holme, one of the chancery conveyancing counsel, on behalf of a purchaser of Mr. ALFRED HENRY GARDNER, solicitor (of the firm of Wightwick & salvages, and the opinion thereon, bas been printed by the council and circulated Gardner), of Folkestone, has been elected Clerk to the Folkestone School
Board. Mr. Gardner is treasurer for the borough of Folkestone. He was admitted a solicitor in 1880.
Mr. JAMES BUCHANAN, recorder of Griqualand West, has been appointed President of the High Court of Justice for the Colony of Griqualand Weste
An exposure of a class of fraud believed to be very common, but which is at DISSOLUTIONS OF PARTNERSHIPS.
the same time very difficult of detection, took place at the Doncaster Borongh John CHARLES CARR and PHILIP THORNTON, solicitors, 23, Rood.Jane,
Sessions, on Thursday, September 28, in a case tried before the recorder, Mr. London (Anthony Carr, Son, & Thornton, late Anthony Carr & Son). Edgar Meynell. William Haife, farmer, was indicted for baring attempted September 27,
to obtain the sum of £15 18s. 3d. by false pretences. Lawrence Gane and Robert T. WBAGG and A. S. B. EDWARDS, solicitors, 11, Great Saint Shirley prosecuted ; Beverley defended ; and Cordeur watched the case on Helene, London, September 20.
[Gazette, September 29 ]
beb:lf of a witness. The defendant was the outgoing tenant of a farm, and WILLIAM WELLINGTON COOPER, jud., and ARTHUR AUGUSTUS Rees, 4,
made a claim on the incoming tenant for seeds and dissolved bones which be Broad-street-buildings, London, solicitors (Cooper & Hees). September 29.
said he had put on the land. In support of his assertion he produced a nun. RICHARD EDMUNDS and GEORGE PENFOLD HOLMES, 10, Bedford-row,
ber of receipted bills froo various tradesmen for seeds, &c., supplied in the Worthing, Sussex, solicitors (Edmunds & Holmes). September 29.
last year of his occupancy. The valuers in the matter not being able to agree, [Gazette, October 3.]
an ur pire was appoioted, and the receipted billi came before him in due course. The valoor for the incoming tenant, however, suspected the genuineness of these docnments, and, on inquiry, it turned ont that the tradesman
wbo had given them had not really supplied the goods specified thereio ; or, COMPANIES.
at all events, had not supplied them in 1881, as stated. For the defence it was
objected that the false pretences were too remotely connected with the WINDING-UP NOTICES.
attempting to obtain the money, which would only have become payable if Joint STOCK COMPANIB8.
the umpire had decided in favour of the outgoing tenant's claim; and the cases
of Reg. v. Gardner (7 Cox C. C. 136) and Reg. v. Larner (14 Cox, 497) were LIMITED IN CRAXCERY, AGRICULTURAL AND GENERAL ENGINEERING COMPANY, LIMITED.-By an order made by cited in aid of the objection : but it was answered by the prosecution, and
Day, J., dated Sept 20, it was ordered that the company be wound up. Tibbitts and held by the learned recorder, that these cases must be treated as overruled by Son, Gray's inn, solicitors for the petitioners
Reg. v. Martin, so that the intervention of the ompire's award made no difference. C. W. MEITER AND COMPANY, LIVITED.-By an order made by Day, J., dated Sept 20, it was ordered that the company be wound up. Drake and co, Rood lane, solicitors
In going to the jury, Beverley contended that, though the dates on the receipts for the petitioner
were wrong, tbere had been no intentional fraad, the seeds and manure simply MILLINERY AND Dress AssoCIATION, LIMITED.-By an order made by Day, J., dated having been held over for one or two years, and having been actually put on
Sept 20, it was ordered that the association be wound up. Rooks and Co, King st,
the farm in 1881. The jury, however, convicted the prisoner, at the same NORTHGATE BOOT AND SHOE MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LIMITED.-By an order made time recommending him to mercy on the ground of bis age and previous good by Day, J., dated Sept 20, it was ordered that the winding up of the company be character ; and he was sentenced to six weeks' imprisonment with hard
continued. Wright, Fenchurch bldgs, solicitor for the petitioner Simon's ReeF CONSOLIDATED GOLD MINING CORPORATION, LIMITED.-Petition for
labour. Doncaster being the centre of an important agricultural district, the winding up, presented Sept 28, directed to be heard before Fry, J.. on Friday, Nov. case excited considerable local interest. 3. Gush and Phillips, Finsbury circus, solicitors for the petitioner
[Gazette, Sept. 29.)
At tbe oommencemeut of the business at the Manchester City Police
Coort on Monday, strong testimony was borne to the worth of Mr. T. Higaon, CAPITAL FIRE INSURANCE ASSOCIATION, LIMITED.-Petition for winding up, presented Sept 18, directed to be heard before the Vacation Judge, at the court of Hall, V.C.,
late clerk to the justicee, who died a few days ago. Mr. H. J. Leppoo, wbo, on Oct 11, Nokes, Queen Victoria st, solicitor for the petitioners
with Mr. T. Dale, ocon pied the bench in No. 1 Coort, asid that Mr. Higson
[Gazette, Oct. 3.] was the first clerk appointed, and on his appointment he had to teach the UNLIMITED IN CHANCERY. No. 2 PERMANENT Moyry SOCIETY.--Petition for winding up, presented Sept 27,
jostices their work. He (Mr. Leppoo) could not fiod words to desoribe tbe directed to be heard before Vorth, J., in the court of Hall, v.C., on Wednesday, Oct way in wbioh Mr. Higson performed his task, and he could not too highly 11. White and Sons, Bedford row, agents for Burton, Birmingham, solicitor for the praise tbe honesty and integrity, as well as the ability, with which Mr. petitioners
[Gazette, Sept. 20.1
Higson bad always performed his duties. Mr. W. Cobbett, addressing the FRIENDLY SOCIETIES DISSOLVED.
coort, said that as Mr. Leppoo had alluded to the death of Mr. Higaon be EBENEZER BENEFIT SOCIETY, DEBBY, Wesleyan Reform Chapel, Barrow Hill Staveley might, perhaps, be allowed to say a word or two upon the matter. No one Works, Derby. Sept 21
who had praotised for any length of time in that court, who had had the Rock or HOPE LODGR, No. 9, INDEPENDENT ORDER ODD FELLOWS, Prince of Wales Inn, Allerton, York, Sept 26
opportunity of seeing Mr. Higson in the discharge of bis duties as head of WALLHEATH FRIENDLY SOCIETY, Wallheath, Stafford. Sept 23
the large official staff tbere, could doubt that as bead of that staff be was
[Gazette, Sept. 29.) | the right man in i be right place. He most undoubtedly possessed a mind of BREWERS, CHESTERS, AND GALLEY QUAYS PROVIDENT SOCIETY, Brewers' Quay. Sept 30 tbe gbrendest and keepest character, aod he employed it with the greatest True Briton FRIENDLY SOCIETY, Poyers' Arms, Templeton, Pembroke. Sept 27
(Gazette, Oct. 3.]
discretion and temper in tbe performance of his duties. Alderman Bennett, who presided in the Second Court, said that tbe advice Mr. Higeon gave was always safe to follow, and no appeal against the decisions of the magistrates was successful when bis advice was acted opon. The loss of Mr. Higson was very moob regretted. The justices would never have a clerk in wbom
more confidence could be placed. Mr. C. H. Rickards, who entered the CREDITORS UNDER 22 & 23 VICT. CAP. 35.
court at poon, alter baviog specially travelled some distance, said that, as LAST DAY OF CLAIM. BANNISTER, ALFRED JAMES, Addison terrace, Notting Hill, M.D. Nov 15. Chester and
the senior magistrate on that becob, be had been associated with Mr. Co, Staple inn
Higson for nearly thirty years, and he should bave been very glad if he bad BRUGES, WILLIAM, Beechingstoke, Wilts, Gent. Nov 1. Le Riche, Rood lane
been able to join his brotber magistrates in expressing their very deep CURLEY, TIXOTKY, Hereford, Civil Engineer. Oct 16. Owen, Builth
regard for Mr. Higaon. He bad had ample opportgoity of jadging of Mr. FOSTER, JAMES, Lee, Kent, Gent. Nov 30. Burchett, Bennet's bill, Doctors' commons GARDNER, URBAN, Bankside, Southwark, Iron Merchant. Nov 1. Diggles, Hibernia
Higson's integrity. The services that he had conferred apon this town and chambers, London Bridge
community during the long period of forty.three years were of tbe very GODDARD, WILLIAX, Sixpenny Handley, Dorset, Bootmaker. Oct 25. Brennand, greatest value. In times of civil commotion, by his legal diplomacy, bis
good senge and good feeling, he stopped almost in its birth one of the great Kendal
political convulsions, at the time of the Chartiet riota, in, be believed, the HAYWARD, MARTHA, Bath, Oct 31. Clark and Collins, Trowbridge
year 1848. With great calmness and careful jadgment, which did not allow Hueris, WILLIAM, Kington, Hereford, Retired Grocer. Nov 1. Bodenham and Co, Kington
him hastily to form a conolusion, be advised the court in euch a manner as IVE, CHARLES, Ruislip, Farmer. Nov 1. Woodbridge, Uxbridge
to protect the honour and interests of the community. LILLEY, JAMES, Royston, Cambridge, Gent, Oct 31. Wortham and Dalton-Nash,
their sale-room, Crown-court-buildings, Old Broad-street, E.C., the followiog MILNBE, FRANCIS DUDLEY, Brompton sq, Esq. Oet 26. Ingram and Co, Lincoln's inn
were among the prices obtained :-F. Braby & Co. (Limited) £10 shares, £9 fields NIGHTINGALE, Anx, Faceby Lodge, near Northallerton, York. Oct 31, Newby and paid, 94 ; Chalet Company $5 sbares, £7 38. 6d. ; New Orleans and Mobile Watson, Stockton on Tees
Railway 1,000dols. bond, 201 per cent. ; Moucts Bay Consols, 154. ; African OAKDEN, GEORGE, Musden Grange, Stafford, Farmer. Oct 20. Holland and Rigby, Gold Coast Syndicate, 309.; Madras Gold Mioing, 58. ; Port Phillip and
Colonial Gold Mining, 48. ; Maxim Weston Electric Light®, 159. ; and other bury square
miscellaneous securities fetched fair prices OLIVER, JAMES, Beresford st, Walworth, Gent. Nov 30. Blewitt and Tyler, Grace
church buildings. Gracechurch st
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS,
EVANS.-Sept. 17, at Ty Issa, near Aberystwyth, the wife of G. H. P. Evans, of SOLLY, CATHERINE BARBARINA TERESA, Blomfield rd, Maida Vale. Oct 24. Meynell, | Lovesgrove, Cardigaoshire, barrister at-law, of a daughter.
Castle st, Holbora
FRYER.Sept. 30, at Hall Place, Bexley, Ķent, the wife of G. E. S. Fryer, tarSYKES, Jonx, Slaithwaite, York, Gent. Noy 1. Laycock and Co, Huddersfield
rister-at-law, of A Bon. Tew, WILLIAM, Birmingham, Gent. Oct 32. Part and Hayes, Birmingham
GORDON.-Sept. 27, at 10, Gledbow.gardens, South Kensington, the house of her WBINFIELD, JOHN, Millom, Cumberland, Gent. Oct 20. Butler, Broughton in Furness
mother, the wife of W. H. Lockhart Gordón, barristor-at-law, prematurels, of (Gazette, Sept. 26.] & BOR.
Spanisitt. Oct 17 at 12.30'erry rd, Westminster, Oil anzlitt: Oct 10 at 11.30
Lock.–Sept. 26, at 30, Quren-square, W.C., the wife of B. Fossett Lock, bar Fleck, Frederick Matthew, Waterloo rd, Lambeth, Hotel Proprietor. Oct 12 at 3 at ris'er-at-law, of a soo.
office of Carr and Co, Vigo st, Regent st RATCLIFF.-Oct. 2. at 11, Staply-gardens, Belsize-park, the wif: of Thog. Wm.
Forbes, James, and John Thomas Burn Greening, Stockton on Tees, Travelling
Drapers. Oct 11 at 3 at office of Chesny, Leeds rd, Bradford. Hinton and Bolsover, Ratcliff, barrister-at-law, of a son.
Stockton-on-Tees TAYLOR.- Sept. 24, at Curzon.park, Chester, the wife of Henry Taylor, solicitor, | Goucher, Levi Tom, Sheffield, Chemist. Oct 13 at 12 at Law Society. Hoole's chbra of a daughter.
Bank st, Sheffield. Rhodes, Rotherham
Williamson, Queen st, Scarborough
and Edwards, Ruthin
Office st, Bedford circus, Exeter. Vine, Exmouth
Haynes, George Barrow, Fenchurch st, East India Merchant. Oct 18 at 3 at office of
Bradley, Mark lane
Hall chbrs, Barnstaple
Heming, James, and Robert Heming, Birmingham, Grocers. Oct 12 at 11 at office of
Jaques, Temple row, Birmingham
Henshaw, Thomas, Buxton, Grocer. Oct 12 at 3.30 at office of Brown and Ainsworth,
Hardwick ter, Buxton
Heron, William, Egremont, Cumberland, Engineer. Oct 12 at 2 at office of Mason and Bensilum, Nino, Torrington sg, Gent. Pet Sept 26. Hazlitt. Oct 10 at 11.30
Thompson, Duke st, Whitehaven Francis, Š Š , Horseferry rd, Westminster, Oil and Colour Man, Pet Sept 27. | Heyes, Henry, Upholland, nr Wigan, Lancaster, Farmer. Oct 13 at 3 at office of Healy,
King st, Wigan
Bilston. Bowen, Bilston
Hooton, Henry, Southport, Lancaster, Builder. Oct 11 at 3 at office of Threlfall,
Hother, Thomas, Aldershot, Army Contractor. Oct 13 at 2 at Guildhall Tavern, Gres. Booth, John, Audley, Stafford, Farmer, Pet Sept 27. Tennant. Hanley, Oct 12 at 11 ham st. Carter and Bell, Eastcheap Bunting, Thomas Henry, Barton under Needwood, Stafford, Painter. Pet Sept 27. Howard, James, Southport, Lancaster, Brewer's agent. Oct 19 at 3 at office of Parr Goodger Burton on Trent, Oct 18 at 1.30
and Sadler, Lord st, Southport Hyatt, Charles Edward, Freemantle, Southampton, Grocer. Pet Sept 21. Daw, jun. Hughes, John, Ystradyfodwg, Glamorgan, Bootmaker. Oot 12 at 12 at Grand Hotel, Southampton, Oct 12 at 12
Broad st, Bristol. Morgan, Pontypridd Leonard, Hugh, Torquay, Devon, Travelling Draper. Pet Sept 27. Daw. Exeter, Oct Jeffs, James, Bishop's Cleeve, nr Cheltenham, Clerk. Oct 12 at 11 office of Clark, 12 at 3
Regent st, Cheltenham Lewton, Thomas, Stapleton, Gloucester, Commission Agent. Pet Sept 26. Harley. Jewell, Edward, and James Gregory Tapson, Chelsea, Firewood Merchants. Oct 16 at Bristol, Oct 13 at 2
2 at office of Dutton, Churton st, Pimlico Mills, James Green, Bradford, Stuff Merchant. Pet Sept 28. Lee. Bradford, Oct 17 Johnson, James, Alstonfield, Stafford, Farmer. Oct 17 at 11 at 10, Derby st, Leek, at 12
Challinor and Co, Leek
Hotel, High st, Croydon, Young, Croydon
Kent, Thomas Smart, Over Darwen, Lancaster, Bootmaker. Oct 16 at 2 at offices of
Minor, Brown st, Manchester
Kilby, William, old st, St Luke's, Stove Manufacturer, Oct 7 at 4 at the Hope, Banner
st, St Luke's. Plater, Southampton bldgs, Chancery lane Bengaude, Isaac, Maud rd, Camberwell. Pet Sept 30. Brougham, Oct 24 at 11 Kitchen, Thomas Henry, Wallingford, Saddler, Oct 12 at 3.30 at office of Slade, St Cunningham, Edward, Victoria ter, Leytonstone, Builder, Mot Sept 26. Hazlitt. Oct Marten's st, Wallingford 17 at 12
Knight, James, Kinson, Dorset, Builder. Oct 14 at 11 at office of Aldridge and Ald. To Surrender in the Country.
ridge, King st, Poole Clay, Thomas, Coventry, Ribbon Manufacturer. Pet Sept 28. Kirby. Coventry, Oct Leno, William Clark, Rickmansworth, Hertford, Butcher. Oct 19 at 3 at Town hall, 18 at 3
Rickmansworth. Fellows, Rickmansworth Coates, George, Bradford, York, Butter Factor. Pet Sept 28. Lee. Bradford, Oct 17 Letton, Sidney George, King st West, Hammersmith, Grocer. Oct 18 at 3 at office of at 12
Parkes, Queen Victoria st Davis, Robert, Newton Abbot, Devon, Builder. Pet Sept 28. Daw. Exeter, Oct 16 Levy, Alexander, Bancroft rd, Omnibus Proprietor. Oct 20 at 2 at office of Mason, Cur. at 11
tain rd Harris,
W J , Highfield, Rock Ferry, Chester, Joiner. Pet Sept 29. Williams. Lister, Thomas Craven, Leeds, Brushmaker. Oct 11 at 11 at office of Grisdale, Great Birkenhead, Oct 16 at 10
George st, Leeds
Loaring, John James, Ramsgate, Kent, Fisherman. Oct 14 at 2 at Camden rd, Rams.
gate FRIDAY, Sept. 29, 1882.
Longland, Arthur Robinson, Gravesend, Kent, Butcher. Oct 12 at 3 at Nelson Hotel,
Windmill st, Gravesend. Prall, Roches'er Andrew, Richard, and James Gott, Manchester, Cotton Goods Manufacturers. Oct 12 Lyon, William, Boston, Lincoln, Grocer. Oct 9 at 12.30 at Red Lion Hotel, Boston 12 at 2.30 at office of Makinson and Co, Blackfriars rd, Manchester
Bailes, Boston Bagnall, George, Derby, Butcher. Oct 11 at 11 at office of Greaves, old Bank chmbrs, Mash, William Waterfield, Forest Hill, Kent, Fruiterer. Oct 19 at 2 at office of Parker Irongate, Derby
and Ponsford, Finsbury-pavement Bayliss, George, New Inn, nr Cheltenham, Innkeeper, Oct 11 at 11 at office of Clark, Mason, William, Milnthorpe, Westmorland, Butcher. Oct 13 at 11 at office of Arnold Řegent st, Cheltenham
and Greenwood, Exchange chbrs, Kendal Beer, Joseph, Cerne Abbass, Dorset, Currier. Oct 16 at 11 at Royal Oak Inn, Dor McGowan, Edward, Ruthin. Denbigh, Grocer. Oct 13 at 3 at Grosvenor Hotel, Chester. chester. Weston, Dorchester
Louis and Edwards, Ruthin Bell, John, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Cartman, Oct 11 at 2 at office of Joel, Newgate st, Molyneux, David, North wich, Chester, Timber Merchant. Oct 12 at 11 at office of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Fletcher, Winnington, Northwich Bennett, William Thomas, Birmingham, Builder. Oct 12 at 3 at Grand Hotel, Colmore Naylor, Isaac, and Charles William Naylor, Newlay, York, Top Makers. Oct 12 at 3 at row, Birmingham. Tyndall and Co, Birmingham
office of Taylor and Co, Piccadilly, Bradford Benson, Robert, Lancaster, Painter, Oct 12 at 2 at office of Johnson and Tilly, Sun st, Orchard, Francis, Birmingham, Grocer. Oct 12 at 11 at office of Foster, Bennett's-hill, Lancaster
Birmingham Berry, Joseph, Nottingham, Boot Manufacturer, Oct 13 at 3 at office of Buckley, Gres. Parsons, James, Cumberland Market, Regent's Park, Harness Maker. Oct 18 at 12 at ham chmbrs, Nottingham
office of Daniel, Bedford row Birch, Thomas John, Margate, Fly Proprietor. Oct 18 at 3 at office of Gibson, Union Peel, Thomas, Thomas Robert Peel, and John Watson, Manchester, Manufacturers. cres, Margate
Oct 11 at 11 at Committee Room, Townhall, Manchester, Boote and Edgar, Man. Birtles, Abel, Tittensor, Stafford, Canvasser for Sewing Machines, Oct 7 at 11 at office chester of Hollinshead and Moody, Tunstall
Penu, Alfred, West Croydon, Boot Dealer. Oct 18 at 3 at office of Wood and Wootton, Bleasdale, Charles, Barrow in Furness, Lancaster, out of business. Oct 5 at 11 at Tre
Fish st Hill velyan, Temperance Hotel, Dalkieth st, Barrow in Furness. Hudson, Barrow in
Pinder, Charlotte Caroline, and Mary Ann Pinder, Clapham rd, Dealers in Fancy Goods. Furness Bound, George Grey, Chislehurst, Kent, Butcher. Oct 16 at 2 at office of Rae, Mincing
Oct 19 at 2 at office of Gray, Ludgate hill lane
Prowse, Reginald Heber, Liverpool, General Produce Broker. Oct 12 at 2 at office of Braddock, Samuel, Sutton within Macclesfield, Chester, Watch and Clock Maker. Oct
Harris and Gorst, Lord st, Liverpool 11 at 3 at office of Bullock, Park Green, Macclesfield
Rawson, Charles, Grove ter, Grove Park, Chiswick, Gent. Oct 10 at 2 at office of Lea,
Old Jewry chbrs Cayard, Julius, and Herbert Alston Whitaker, Bradford, York, Silk Spinners. Oct 11
Rose, John Chase, Reading, Berks, Pawnbroker's Assistant. Oct 16 at 12 at office of at ll at White Lion Hotel, Halifax, Brook and Co, Huddersfield Cheetham, Thomas, Wrexham, Denbigh, Innkeeper. Oct 13 at 12 at office of Jones,
Newman, Friar st, Reading
Scholfield,'Fred, Weston st, "Bermondsey, Licensed Victualler. Oct 20 at 3, in lien of Bank st bldgs, Wrexham Clark, James, Leicester, out of business. Oct 12 at 12 at office of Harvey, Selborne
meeting called for Oct 6, at Wine Trade Creditors' Association, Billiter st. Nash and bldgs, Millstone lane, Leicestor
Field, Queen st, Cheapside Clarke, John, Liverpool, Grocer. Oct 11 at 3 at office of Brabner and Court, Cook st,
Scruby, James, jun, Harlow, Essex, Corn Merchant. Oct 16 at 3.30 at office of ClapLiverpool
ham and Fitch, Bishopsgate st Without Clarke, John, Membury, Devon, Carpenter. Oct 14 at 12 at Longbridge Inn, Membury. | Shepherd
Shepherd, Henry, and Robert Shepherd, Wateringbury, Kent, Smiths. Oct 11 at 12 at
office of Norton, Earl st, Maidstone Tweed, Honiton Olayton, Arthur, Bouverie st, Fleet st, Printer. Oct 12 at 3 at Inns of Court H
Sleigh, Samuel, Walsall, Grocer. Oct 13 at 11 at Midland Hotel, Birmingham, Wilkin. Holborn. Hubbard, London Joint Stock Bank chbrs, West Smithfield
son and Co, Walsall Collis, Reuben, Longton, Stafford, Smallware Dealer. Oct 16 at 12.30 at office of
Smith, George Ball, Southampton, Coachmaker. Oct 13 at 3 at office of Lamport, Sherdatt, Market st, Kidsgrove
Portland st, Southampton Cook, John Francis, Carlton, York, Farmer. Oct 11 at 3 at office of Unwin, Queen st,
Smith, Stephen, Skegness, Lincoln, Fancy Bazaar Keepor. Oct 10 at 2.30 at Lumley Sheffield
Hotel, Skegness. Walker and Co Crossley, James, Rochdale, Lancaster, Fuller. Oct 13 at 3 at office of Jacksons and Somers, Lewis John, Hounsditch, Wholesale Stationer. Oct 10 at 2 at office of Sydney, Godby, Lower Gates, Rochdale
Leadenhall st Cunnington, Laura Ann, Woodford, Essex, Schoolmistress. Oct 20 at 4 at the office of Storey, Frederic E, South Norwood, Surrey, Baker, Oct 10 at 3 at Green Dragon Inn, Martin, Fenchurch st
High st, Croydon, Young, Croydon Curling, Edward Henry, Whitstable, Kent, Farmer. Oct 13 at 12.30 at East Kent Hotel, Strickland, Christopher, Melling, Lancaster, Shipwright. Oct 18 at 3 at offices of Whitstable. Gibson, Sittingbourne
Roose and Price, North Johnst, Liverpool. Clare and McMaster, Liverpool Curran, Peter, Atlantic rd, Brixton, Provision Dealer. Oct 11 at 2 at office of Emmott,
Surridge, William, Elstree, Hertford, Licensed Victualler. Oct 10 at 3 at Maldon Hotel, Jermyn st, Regent st
Watford. Allingham, Old Broad st Ellis, Edward, Rhyl, Flint, Innkeeper, Oct 11 at 11.30 at Birmingham Arms, Rhyl. Swinnerton, Rachael, Sheffield, Coke Merchant. Oct 13 at 3 at office of Burdekin and Owen, Bangor
Co, Norfolk st, Sheffield Evans, David, Aberdare, Glamorgan, Grocer. Oct 13 at 12 at office of Collins, Broad st, Whatmore, Crispin, and Edward Brown, Sebastopol, nr, Pontypool, Monmouth, Bristol. Phillips, Aberdare
Builders. Oct 11 at 12 at office of Danncey, Commercial st, Newport Fassnidge, John Frederick, Coventry, Warwick, Innkeeper, Oct 16 at 2 at 17, Little White, Susannah, Isleham, Cambridge, Grocer, Oct 13 at 3 at White Härt Hotel, Soham. Park st, Coventry. Horner, Coventry