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HAWKINS, WILLIAM, Powick, Worcestershire, Farmer. Worcester. Pet Jan 8.

Ord Jan 11
WINDING UP NOTICES.

HUGHES, THOMAS WILLIAMS, Meilltyrne, Carnarvonshire, Surgeon. Bangor,

Pet Jan 10. Ord Jan 10
London Gazette.-FRIDAY, Jan. 14.

HURREY, WILLIAM CHARLES, Spalding, Lincolnshire, Farmer. Peterborough.
JOINT STOCK COMPANIES.

Pet Jan 12. Ord Jan 12
LIMITED IN CHANCERY.

JEFFERY, MOSES WILLIAMS, Liverpool, Bookkeeper. Liverpool. Pet Jan 11.

Ord Jan 11 PALKIS CO, LIMITED.-Creditors are required, on or before April 1, to send their JONES, WILLIAM THORNHILL, Whitland, Carmarthenshire, Grocer. Pembroke names and addresses to Frederick Maynard, 14, Queen Victoria st, and Allen

Dock. Pet Jan 10. Ord Jan 10 Henry Philip Stoneham, 29, St Swithin's lane. Gurney, Queen Victoria st, LLOYD, JOSEPH, Plymouth, Confectioner. East Stonehouse. Pet Jan 10. Ord solor for liquidators

Jan 10 NOTTINGHAM GENERAL OMNIBUS CO, LIMITED.-Petn for winding up, presented

LOOG, HERMANN, London Wall, Merchant. High Court. Pet Jan 6. Ord Jan 11 Jan 13. directed to be heard before Stirling, J., on Saturday, Jan 22. Lee & Co, St Paul's churchyard, agents for Bright, Nottingbam, solors for petner LOVERIDGE, FRANK, West Bromwich, Tobacconist. Oldbury. Pet Jan 10. Ord

Jan 10
TYNEWYDD IRON AND TIN PLATE CO, LIMITED.-Petn for winding ur, presented
Jan 13, directed to be heard before Chitty, J., on Saturday, Jan 22. Fow & Co, MELLER, JAMES, Nottingham, out of business. Nottingham. Pet Jan 12. Ord

Jan 12
Surrey st, Strand, solors for petner
UNLIMITED IN CHANCERY.

MORRIS, ALFRED, Great Grimsby, Lincolnshire, Shopkeeper. Great Grimsby.

Pet Jan 11. 'Ord Jan 11 MATLOCK BATH WATERWORKS Co.-North, J., has, by an order, dated Dec 17,

appointed Robert Hall, of Market Hall'chmbrs, Matlock Bridge, to be official NEATE, GEORGE, Bristol, Coach Builder. Bristol. Pet Jan 11. Ord Jan 11 liquidator. Creditors are required, on or before Feb 15, to send their names

PARR, T. C., Nottingham, Builder. Nottingham. Pet Déc 20. Ord Jan 10 and addresses, and the particulars of their debts or claims, to the above. Tuesday, March 1, at 1, is appointed for hearing and adjudicating upon the

PEPPER, SAMUEL, Gotham, Nottinghamshire, Farmer. Nottingham. Pet Jan debts and claims

10. Ord Jan 10 FRIENDLY SOCIETIES DISSOLVED.

PRESCOTT, THOMAS, Prescot, Lancashire, Watch Material Dealer. Liverpool. HEARTS OF OAK FRIENDLY BENEFIT SOCIETY, Wheatsheaf Inn, Ewell, Surrey.

Pet Dec 31. Ord Jan 11 Jan 12

ROWLEY, THOMAS, Crown ct, Cheapside, Licensed Victualler. Áigh Court. Pet SUSPENDED FOR THREE MONTHS.

Dec 20. Ord Jan 10 HOTSPUR FRIENDLY SOCIETY, 10, Brunswick rd, Liverpool. Jan 11

SCHATZ, JACOB, Edgbaston, Warwick, General Merchant. Birmingham. Pet
London Gazette.-TUESDAY, Jan. 18,

Jan 11. Ord Jan 11
JOINT STOCK COMPANIES.

SMITH, GEORGE WILLIAM, Bury St Edmunds, Carriage Builder. Bury St
LIMITED IN CHANCERY.

Edmunds. Pet Jan. 12. Ord Jan 12 BRITISH BURMAN LEAD CO, LIMITED.-Petn for winding up, presented Jan 16, STAFFORD, WILFRED, Newcastle on Tyne, Hairdresser. Newcastle on Tyne.

directed to be heard before Kay, J., on Jan 29. Lattey & Hait, Devonshire sq, Pet Jan 11. Ord Jan 11 colors for petners

THORN, JOSEPH PREDDICE, Budge row, Cannon st, Restaurant Proprietor. High CENTRAL SUGAR FACTORIES OF BRAZIL, LIMITED.-North, J., has fixed Wednes

Court. Pet Jan 10. Ord Jan 10 day, Jan 26, at 12, at his chambers, for the appointment of an official liquidator

TIDSWELL, EDWARD, Wood st, Cheapeide, Warehouseman. High Court. Pet EMPIRE FIRE INSURANCE ASSOCIATION. LIMITED.-Petn for winding up. presented Jan 12. Ord Jan 12

Dec 17, directed to be heard before Kay, J., on Saturday, Jan 29. Pritchard & TURNER, FRANCES, residence unknown, Widow. High Court. Pet Dec 1. Ord Sons, Gracechurch st, solors for petners

Jan 10 ICE FACTORY CONSTRUCTION CO, LIMITED.-Petn for winding up, presented Jan TURNER, THOMAS HARPER, Sheffield, Wireworker. Sheffield. Pet Jan 12. Ord 14. directed to be heard before Kay, J., on Jan 29. Honey, Aldermanbury,

Jan 12 solor for petner

WHITE, FRANK CARTER, Alkham rd, Stamford hill, out of occupation. High UNLIMITED IN CHANCERY.

Court. Pet Jan 8. Ord Jan 10 MYRTLE SPRING ESTATE.- North, J., bas. by an order, dated Dec 23, appointed WILCOX, HENRY, Plymouth, Aerated Water Manufacturer. East Stonehouse. Thomas Hadfield, Sheffield, to be official liquidator. Creditors are required,

Pet Jan 12. Ord Jan 12 on or before Feb 19, to send their names and addresses, and the particulars of WILLIAMS, OWEN W, Pwllheli, Carnarvon, Grocer. Bangor. Pet Nov 8. Ord their debts or claims, to the above, Monday, Feb 28, at 1, is appointed for

Jan 12 hearing and adjudicating upon the debts and claims

WINTER, AUSTIN WILLIAM, Wedne ury, Stafford, Licensed Victualler. Walsall,
COUNTY PALATINE OF LANCASTER.

Pet Jan 11. Ord Jan 11
LIMITED IN CHANCERY.
WILLIAM HARTLEY & SONS, LIMITED.-Bristowe, V.C., has, by an order, datei

The following amended notice is substituted for that published in the Dec 9, appointed Charles Henry Wade, 71, King st, Manchester, to be official

London Gazette of Nov 19. liquidator

RECANO, MONFORT, & Co, Mark lane, Commission Agents. High Court. Pet UNLIMITED IN CHANCERY.

Nov 16. Ord Nov 16
ADELPHI PERMANENT BENEFIT BUILDING SOCIETY. - Petn for winding up,
presented Jan 15, directed to be heard at the Assize Courts, Manchester, on

RECEIVING ORDER RESCINDED.
Monday, Jan 31. Rutherford, Liverpool, solor for petner
OLD SWAN AND WEST DERBY PERMANENT BENEFIT BUILDING SOCIETY. - Petn

Resc

PROSSER, EVAN, Plaistow, Essex, Builder. High Court. Ord Oct 1, for winding up, presented Jan 15, directed to be heard at the Assize Courts,

Jan 12
Manchester, on Monday, Jan 31. Rutherford, Liverpool, solor for petner

FIRST MEETINGS.
ANGOOD, JOHN, Chatteris, Cambridge, Farmer. Jan 28 at 3. Georga Hotel,

Chatteris

BARNETT, JAMES VESEY, Bridgwater, Accountant. Jan 21 at 2. Bristol Arms NOTICES TO CREDITORS UNDER TRUSTEES RELIEF Act, for insertion in the BATSON, EDWARD, Kingskersweil, Devon, Gent. Jan 22 at 11. Castle of Exeter, London Garette or any newspaper, should be sent to Harrison and Sons, Publishers London Gazette, 45, St. Martin's-lane, W.O. The Gazette is published every

Exeter Tuesday and Friday.-[ADVT.]

BECKETT, FREDERICK JOHN, Sheffield, Clerk. Jan 24 at 11.30. Off Rec, Figtred

lane, Sheffield
BRAMHAM, BENJAMIN, York, Provision Dealer. Jan 24 at 12. Off Rec, York
BULMAN, THOMAS, Newcastle on Tyne, Dealer in Fancy Goods. Jan 24 at 11.

Off Rec, Pink lane, Newcastle on Tyne
BANKRUPTCY NOTICES.

BURN, THOMAS, Morpeth, Grocer. Jan 22 at 10.30. Off Rec, Pink lane, Newcastle

on Tyne London Gazette.--FRIDAY, Jan. 14.

GOLDSMITH, ABRAHAM, Mildmay park, Canonbury, Schoolmaster. Jan 21 at 11.

Bankruptcy bldgs, Portugal st, Lincoln's inn fields
RECEIVING ORDERS.

HARPER, JOHN, and GEORGE HARPER, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, Builders. Jan 22 at
ADAMS, JOHN, Furnival's inn, Holborn. High Court. Pet Dec 18. Ord Jan 11 2 15. Flying Horse Hotel, Nottingham
BARNETT, JAMES VEYSEY, Bridgwater, Accountant. Bridgwater. Pet Jan 10.

HAWKINS, WILLIAM, Powick, Worcestershire, Farmer. Feb 1 at 11. Off Ree,

Worcester
Ord Jan 10
BELTON, EDWARD, Tudworth, nr Thorne, Yorks, Farm Manager. Sheffield. Pet

HEMUS, JOHN, King's Norton, Worcestershire, Farmer. Jan 25 at 11. Luko
Jan 12. Ord Jan 12
BLOCH, CHARLES, Fremont st, South Hackney, Shoe Bow Manufacturer. High

JEFFERY, MOSES WILLIAMS, Liverpool, Book Keeper. Jan 21 at 3. Off Rec, 35,

Victoria st, Liverpool
Court. Pet Jan 12. Ord Jan 12
BOOTH, WILLIAM BINGHAM, Sheffield, Sneep Shear Manager. Sheffield. Pet Jan

LLOYD, JOSEPH, Plymouth, Confectioner. Jan 24 at 3. 18, Frankfort st, Ply

mouth 12. Ord Jan 12 BRAMHAM, BENJAMIN, York, Provision Dealer. York. Pet Jan 10. Ord Jan 10

MACKINTOSH, ÆNEAS, Bristol, Draper. Jan 21 at 12.30. Off Rec, Bank chambers,

Bristol BRICKELL, JOHN, Manor pk, Essex, Builder. High Court. Pet Dec 8. Ord MILLS, HENRY, Walsall, Iron Manufacturer. Jan 26 at 2.46. Drill Hall, WolverBRITTEN, GEORGE, Hemingford Grey, Huntingdon, Innkeeper. Peterborough. MORRIS, THOMAS, Walcote, Leicestershire, Farmer. Jan 21 at 12.30. 28, Friar

Pet Jan 11. Ord Jan 11 BULMAN, THOMAS, Newcastle on Tyne, Dealer in Fancy Goods. Newcastle on NEATE, GEORGE, Bristol, Coach Builder. Jan 26 at 12.30. Off Rec, Bank chbrs,

Tyne. Pet Jan 10. Ord Jan 10 BUTCHER, JAMES, and NIMROD BUTCHER, Dunkirk, Kent, Dealers. Canterbury. NOBLE, JOHN, sen, Nottingham, Builder. Jan 22 at 11. Off Rec, 1, High PavePet Jan 11. Ord Jan 11

ment, Nottingham CLAYTON, WILLIAM, Burslem, Earthenware Manufacturer. Hanley, Burslem, NORTH, JOHN, Lofthouse cum Carlton, nr Wakefield, Farmer.

and Tunstall. Pet Jan 6. Ord Jan 8 COOPER, HENRY FRANCIS, Walsall, Clerk. Walsall, Pet Jan 12. Ord Jan 12 POLLARD, FREDERICK, Leicester, Iron Moulder. Jan 21 at 3. 28, Friar lane, CORDEN, ARTHUR HOPKINS, Newport, Salop, Farmer. Stafford. Pet Jan 12. Ord Jan 12

PUIG, MANUEL VALLESY, Crystal Palace rd, East Dulwich, Clerk. Jan 21 at 11. CREDLAND, THOMAS RICHARD, Totnes, Devon, Grocer. East Stonehouse. Pet Jan 12. Ord Jan 12

Sales, GEORGE FREDERICK, Hight'st, Peckham, Draper. Jan 21 at 12. BankDOUBLEDAY, CHARLES, Wavertree, nr Liverpool, out o' business. Liverpool. Pet Dec 23. Ord Jan 12

STAFFORD, WILFRED, Newcastle on Tyne, Hairdresser. Jan 25 at 2.30. Off Rec, DOULT, HENRY, Penshurst, Kent, Brickmaker. Tunbridge Wells. Pet Jan 10. Dowson, TAHOMPSON JACQUES, Kirby, Ravensworth, Yorks, no occupation. Tripple, so Ixabouth Shields, Bootmaker. Jan 22 at 11. Off Rec, Pink lane,

STANDING, JAMES HERBERT, Brighton, Actor. Jan 24 at 12. Off Rec, 4, Pavilion Northallerton. Pet Jan 12. Ord Jan 12

Newcastle on Tyne
Jan 11
GREENLAW, HENRY, Beverley, Yorks, Joiner. Kingston upon Hull. Pet Jan 12.

coln's inn HARPER, JOHN, and GEORGE HARVER, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, Builders. Derby. WILCON, ALFRED, Birmingham, Jeweller. Jan 26 at 11. Luke Jesson Sharp, Off

WELSMAN, GEORGE EDWIN, Fenchurch st. Jan 21 at 2.30. 33, Carey st, Lincoln's HARRIS, SOMN, Saint Mary Axe, Flat Merchant. High Court. Pet Nov 24. Orå WINTER, Abismin Wameam, Wednesbury, Staffs, Licensed Vietualler. Feb 2 at Jan 12

11. Off Rec, Walsall

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Jan 24 at 11. Off

The following amended notice is substituted for that published in the HILLS, CHARLES, Margate, Baker. Canterbury. Pet Jan 14. Ord Jan 14

London Gazette of Jan. 7.
COOPER, ROBERT, Nottingham, Grocer. Jan 21 at 12. Off Rec, 1, High pavement,

HOLMES, HENRY, Belper, Derby, Greengrocer. Derby. Pet Jan 15. Ord Jan 15 Nottingham

JOHN, GWILYM, Pontypridd, Grocer. Pontypridd. Pet Jan 15. Ord Jan 15 ADJUDICATIONS. BEENY, CAROLINE, Hailsham, Sussex, Corn Merchant. Lewes and Eastbourne.

JOHNSON, ALFRED, Newcastle on Tyne, Drysalter. Newcastle on Tyne. Pet Dec

30. Ord Jan 13 Pet Jan 7. Ord Jan 10

JONES, MORRIS OWEN, Llanwonno, Glamorgan, Mason. Pontypridd. Pet Jan BELTON, EDWARD, Tudworth, nr Thorne, Yorks, Farm Manager. Sheffield. Pet

14. Ord Jan 14 Jan 12. Ord Jan 12

JUSTICE, ELIZABETH ELEANOR, Bedford, Widow. Bedford. Pet Jan 13. Ord BISHOP, HENRY, Harleyford rd, Kennington, Builder. Wandsworth. Pet Dec

Jan 13 15. Ord Jan 11

KNIGHT, GEORGE, Southsea, Watchmaker. Portsmouth. Pet Jan 13. Ord BLACKMAN, FRANK, Southampton, Builder. Southampton. Pet Jan 4. Ord Jan 10

Jan 13 BLOCH, CHARLES, Fremont st, South Hackney, Shoe Bow Maker. High Court. LITTLEWOOD, GEORGE ORLANDO, High st, Gravesend, Draper. Rochester. Pet Pet Jan 12. Ord Jan 12

Jan 13. Ord Jan 13 BOBBITT, WILLIAM JAMES, and ROBERT KNIGHTS, Lowestoft, Fishing Boat MARKS, ABRAHAM MARK, Wilson st, Finsbury, Manufacturer. High Court. Pet Owners. Gt Yarmouth. Pet Jan 4. Ord Jan 10

Dec 23. Ord Jan 14 BOOTH, WILLIAM BINGHAM, Sheffield, Sheep Shear Manager. Sheffield. Pet MERRICK, JOHN, Widnes, Lancashire, Milliner. Liverpool. Pet Jan 18. Ord Jan 12. Ord Jan 12

Jan 13 BRAGG, H, Stralock terr, Parson's green, Fulham, Builder. High Court. Pet MOYLE, JOSEPH, Broadway, Hammersmith, Chemist. High Court. Pet Dec 28. Dec 10. Ord Jan 10

Ord Jan 14
BROOKS, EDWARD, East Grinstead. Tunbridge Wells. Pet Dec 16. Ord Jan 11 NEWTON, WILLIAM, Mitre ct, Temple, Gent. High Court. Pet Dec 8. Ord

Jan 14
BULMAN, THOMAS, Newcastle on Tyne, Dealer in Fancy Goods. Newcastle on
Tyne. Pet Jan 10. Ord Jan 11

PASHLEY, WILLIAM, Banham, Norfolk, Farmer. Norwich. Pet Jan 15. Ord

Jan 15 BUTCHER, JAMES, and NIMROD BUTCHER, Dunkirk, Kent, Dealers. Canterbury. PHILLIPS, WILLIAM, Tetsworth, Oxfordshire, Farmer. Aylesbury. Pet Jan 13. Pet Jan 11. Ord Jan 11

Ord Jan 14 COOPER, HENBY FRANCIS, Walsall, Clerk. Walsall. Pet Jan 12. Ord Jan 12

POOLE, ARTHUR, Winchester, Carpeuter. Winchester. Pet Jan 14. Ord Jap 14 CORDEN, ARTHUR HOPKINS, Newport, Salop, Farmer. Stafford. Pet Jan 12. POWERS, WILLIAM, Lidlington, Beds, Farmer. Bedford. Pet Jan 14. Ord Jan 14

Ord Jan 12 CRACKNELL, ALFRED, Beckenham rd, Penge, Grocer. Croydon. Pet Dec 23. PRITCHARD, WILLIAM, Hereford, Builder. Hereford. Pet Jan 15. Ord Jan 15 Ord Jan 6

RATHBONE, WILLIAM, Walthamstow, Mine Owner. High Court. Pet Dec 28. CROSBIE, CHARLES, Sheffield, Draper. Sheffield. Pet Nov 24. Ord Jan 11

Ord Jan 14
DRANE, EDWARD, and GEORGE FLEMING, Gorleston, Suffolk, Fishing Boat Owners. ROWLANDS, DANIEL, Cardiff, Grocer. Cardiff. Pet Jan 1. Ord Jan 14
Great Yarmouth, Pet Dec 21. Ord Jan 10

SMITH, BIRCH, Halifax, Cabinet Maker. Halifax. Pet Jan 14. Ord Jan 14
FISHER, DUNHAM, Boston, Lincolnshire, Poulterer. Boston. Pet Dec 21. Ord
Jan 10

SMITH, JONAS, Bradford, Yarn Agent. Bradford. Pet Jan 14. Ord Jan 14 HAWKINS, WILLIAM, Powick, Worcestershire, Farmer. Worcester. Pet Jan 5. THOMAS, WILLIAM, Ystrad, Glam, Grocer. Pontypridd. Pet Jan 10. Ori Jan 12

Ord Jnn 11 HouT, THOMAS, Ashton under Lyne, Cabinet Maker. Ashton under Lyne and UFTON, WILLIAM GEORGE, Bailgate, Lincoln, Tobacconist's Assistant. Lincoln. Stalybridge. Pet Jan 7. Ord Jan 12

Pet Jan 14. Ord Jan 14 HUGHES, THOMAS WILLIAMS, Meilltyrne, Carnarvonshire, Surgeon. Bangor. UNDERWOOD, ALBERT LEOPOLD, Eastcheap bldgs, Eastcheap, Mining Agent. Pet Jan 10. Ord Jan 10

High Court. Pet Nov 1. Ord Dec 9. HUNT, MARY COLE, Springfield, Essex, Schoolmistress. Chelmsford. Pet Dec 20. WADSWORTH, STEPHEN, Smethwick, Staffs, Baker. Oldbury. Pet Jan 12. Ord Ord Jan 11

Jan 13 KING, THOMAS, Brunswick terrace, Grosvenor park,Camberwell, Showman. High WAITE, John, Bingley, Yorks, Cab Proprietor. Bradford. Pet Jan 14. Ord Court. Pet Jan 4. Ord Jan 10

Jan 14 MARSHALL, ROBERT, Kingston upon Hull, Fish Merchant. Kingston upon Hull.

WILLIAMS, JOHN, Corwen, Merionethshire, Builder, Wrexham. Pet Jan 12. Pet Dec 31. Ord Jan 10

Ord Jan 12 MORRIS, ALFRED, Great Grimsby, Shopkeeper. Great Grimsby. Pet Jan 11. WILLOWS, JOHN, Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, Grocer. Lincoln. Pet Jan 14. Ord Jan 11

Ord Jan 14 PAIN, WILLIAM, Western super Mare, Nurseryman. Bridgwater. Pet Jan 5. WISEMAN, JOHN JOSEPH, Spalding, Lincolnshire, Farmer. Peterborough, Pet Ord Jan 11

Jan 13. Ord Jan 13 PEACOCK, ROBERT MARK, Kingsland rd, Manager of Tobacco Manufactory.

YEXLEY, FREDERICK, White Horse st, Stepney, Hotel Keeper. High Court. High Court. Pet Dec 30. Ord Jan 10

Pet Dec 22. Ord Jan 13 PEMBLETON, SAMUEL, Arnoid, Nottinghamshire, Hosier. Nottingham. Pet Nov 23. Ord Jan 10

FIRST MEETINGS. PEPPER, SAMUEL, Gotham, Nottinghamshire, Farmer. Nottingham. Pet Jan BARBER, HENRY, High Holborn, Builder. Jan 25 at 12. Bankruptcy bldngs, 10. Ord Jan 10

Portugal st, Lincoln's inn fields PINOLI, CHARLES, Wardour st, Restaurant Keeper. High Court. Pet Dec 11. BASSETT, GEORGE, Little Bowden, Northamptonshire, Builder. Jan 27 at 12.30. Ord Jan 10

28, Friar lane, Leicester RECANO, GUILLERMO, and JOSEPH FRANK MONFORT, Mark lane, Commission BEENY, CAROLINE, Hailsham, Sussex, Corn Merchant. Jan 26 at 12. Off Rec, 4, Agents. High Court. Pet Nov 16. Ord Jan 7

Pavilion bldge, Brighton ROBINSON, THOMAS, Chebsey, nr Eccleshall, Solicitor. Stafford. Pet Dec 4. BRITTEN, GEORGE, Hemingford Grey, Huntingdonshire, Innkeeper. Jan 28 at Ord Jan 11

11.30. White Horse Hotel, St Ives SIBLEY, H. J., Watling st, Manufacturers' Agent. High Court. Pet Oct 18. CHOAT, CHARLES, West Ham, Essex, Smith. Jan 25 at 2.30. 33, Carey st, LinOrd Jan 10

coln's inn SKIDMORE, DANIEL, and ELIJAH SWAIN, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, Coal CLAYTON, WILLIAM, Burslem, Earthenware Manufacturer. Jan 25 at 2. North Masters. Oldbury. Pet Jan 6. Ord Jan 11

Stafford Hotel, Stoke upon Trent SMITH, JAMES, Liss, Hampshire, Farmer. Portsmouth. Pet Jan 3. Ord Jan 6 CLIFFE, JAMES COVERDALE, Kingston upon Hull, Sewing Machine Agent. Jan SMITH, SYDNEY HERBERT, Nottingham, Grocer. Nottingham. Pet Dec 4. Ord

25 at 2. Hull Incorporated Law Society, Lincoln's inn bldgs, Bowlalley lane,

Hull Jan 10

COOPER, HENRY FRANCIS, Walsall, Clerk. Feb 2 at 10.15. Off Rec, Walsall SPACKMAN, GEORGE, Swindon,Solicitor. Bristol, trans from Swindon. Pet Dec 4. Oid Jan 12

COTON, THOMAS, Halifax, Coal Merchant. Jan 27 at 10.30. Off Rec, Halifax SPILSBURY, WILLIAM FRANCIS, Birmingham, Baker. Birmingham. Pet Jan 7. Ord Jan 10

CRACKNELL, ALFRED, Beckenham rd, Penge, Grocer. Jan 26 at 3. 109, Victoria

st, Westminster STAFFORD, WILFRED, Newcastle on Tyne, Hairdresser. Newcastle on Tyne. Pet Jan 11. Ord Jan 11

CRIDLAND, THOMAS RICHARD, Totnes, Grocer. Jan 25 at 11. 18, Frankfort ot, STONE, EDWARD, Charterhouse sq. High Court. Pet Dec 3. Ord Jan 10

Plymouth

DAFFON, JOHN, Bromsgrove, Farmer. Jan 29 at 11. Off Ree, Worcester SUFFIELD, WILLIAM. Bridge rd, Poplar, Coppersmith, High Court. Pet Nov 12. Ord Jan 10

DEIGHTON, ROBERT, Richmond, Yorks, Saddler. Jan 25 at 11. Off Rec, 8, Albert

rd, Middlesborough THORN, JOSEPH PRIDDICE, Budge row, Cannon st, Restaurant Proprietor. High DOUBLEDAY, CHARLES, Wavertree, nr Liverpool, out of business. Feb 4 at 3. Off Court. Pet Jan 10. Ord Jan 10

Reo, 35 Victoria st, Liverpool TURNER, THOMAS HARPER, Sheffield, Wire Worker. Sheffield. Pet Jan 12. Ord

DURRANT, JABEZ ALFRED, Crutched Friars, Wine Merchant. Jan 25 at 11. BankUNDERWOOD, MARIA LOUISA, Hastiogs, Agent to Scientific Dress Cutting Assn

ruptcy bldgs, Portugal st, Lincoln's inn fields for Hastings. Hastings. Pet Jan 3. Ord Jan 11

DUTTON, JOSEPH, Middle, Salop, Farmer. Jan 25 at 1. Law Society, Talbot WHITE, FRANK CARTER, Alkham rd, Stamford Hill, out of occupation. High ELLIS, HENRY SAMUEL, Nottingham, Pianoforte Tuner. Jan 26 at 11. Off Roc, Court. Pet Jan 8. Ord Jan 10

1, High vement, Nottingham WINTER, AUSTIN WILLIAM, Wednesbury, Staffs, Licensed Vlctualler. Walsall. Pet Jan 11. Ord Jan 11

FORD, AUGUSTUS FRANK JUSTICE, Langley Mill, Derbyshire, Tutor, Jan 28 at

2.30. Off Rec, St James's chbrs, Derby WRENN, SIDNEY WILLIAM, Rotherham, Yorks, Coach Builder. Sheffield. Pet Dec 14. Ord Jan 11

GREENLAW, HENRY, Beverley, Joiner. Jan 27 at 2. Hull Incorporated Law

Society, Lincoln's inn bdes, Bowlalley lane, Hull
London Gazette.-TUESDAY, Jan. 18.

HURREY, WILLIAM CHARLES, Spalding, Farmer. Feb 2 at 11.30. White Hart
RECEIVING ORDERS.

Hotel, Spalding ARMSTEAD, JOHN, Sheffield, Accountant. Sheffield. Pet Dec 13. Ord Jan 13 JOHNSON, ALFRED, Newcastle on Tyne, Drysalter. Jan 27 at 2.30. Off Rec, Pink BASE, JACOB, West st, Mile End Old Town, Contractor. High Court. Pet Jan

lane, Newcastle on Tyne 14. Ord Jan 14

JONES. WILLIAM THORNHILL, Whitland, Carmarthenshire, Grocer. Jan 25 at 11, BASSETT, GEORGE, Little Bowden, Northampton, Builder. Leicester. Pet Jan

Off Reo, Carmarthen 13. Ord Jan 13

KING, THOMAS, Brunswick terr, Grosvenor pk, Camberwell, Showman. Jan 26 COLBY, NATHANIEL, Kirkley, Suffolk, Fishing Boat Owner. Gt Yarmouth. Pet

at 2.30. 33, Carey st, Lincoln's inn Jan 12. Ord Jan 12

KNIGHT, GEORGE, Southsea, Watchmaker. Jan 31 at 3. 166, Queen st, Portsea COTON, THOMAS, Halifax, Coal Merchant. Halifax. Pet Jan 13. Ord Jan 13 LITTLEWOOD, GEORGE ORLANDO, High st, Gravesend, Draper. Jan 27 at 12. Off DAFFON, JOHN, Bromsgrove, Worcester, Farmer. Worcester. Pet Jan 16. Ord

Rec, High st, Rochester

MARTIN, GEORGE, jun, Bowles rd, Old Kent rd, Stone Merchant. Jan 26 at 11. DENHAM, WILLIAM GRAHAM, Scott's ter, Trafalgar rd, Old Kent rd, Umbrella

Bankruptcy bldgs, Portugal st. Lincoln's inn fields Furniture Manufacturer. High Court. Pet Jan 15. Ord Jan 15

MERRICK, JOHN, Widnes, Lancs, Milliner. Feb 4 at 2. Off Reo, 35, Victoria st, ELLIS, HENRY SAMUEL, Nottingham, Pianoforte Tuner. Nottingham. Pet Jan

Liverpool 13. Ord Jan 13

MORGAN, WILLIAM HENRY, Brawdy, Pembrokeshire, Farmer. Jan 26 at 12.30. FORD, AUGUSTUS FRANK JUSTICE, Langley Mill, Derby, Private Tutor. Derby.

Temperance Hall, Pembroke Dock Pet Jan 14. Ord Jan 14

MORRIS, ALFRED, Gt Grimsby, Shopkeeper. Jan 26 at 12. Off Rec, 3, Haven st, FORSDIKE, EDWARD THOMAS, Manchester, Merchant. Manchester, Pet Dec 11.

Gt Grimsby Ord Jan 13

OPIE, CHARLES, Noble st, Maker. Jan 27 at 11. 33, Carey st, Lincoln's inn GOULDING, JOHN THOMAS, Northwich, Cheshire, Coal Dealer. Nantwich and PARE, TO. Nottingham, Builder. Jan 25 at 12. Of Rec, 1, High pavement, GROWNS, JAMES DAY, Biddenden, Kent, Plumber Hastings. Pet Jan 14. Ord PEACOCR, ROBERT MARK, Kingsland rd, Manager of Tobacco Manufactory. Jan

27 at 12. 83, Carey st, Lincoln's inn

Jan 12

Jan 15

Jan 14

JONES, WILLIAM THORNHILL, Whitland, Carmarthenshire, Grocer. Pembroke

Dock. Pet Jan 10. Ord Jan 15
JUSTICE, ELIZABETH ELEANOR, Bedford, Widow. Bedford. Pet Jan 13. Ord

Jan 13
LLOYD, JOSEPH, Plymouth, Confectioner. East Stonehouse. Pet Jan 10. Ord

Jan 15
MANKTELOW, WILLIAM, Horemonden, Kent, Bui'der. Tunbridge Wells. Pet

Oct 20. Ord Dec 9
MORGAN, WILLAM HENRY, Brawdy, Pembrokeshire, Farmer. Pembroke Dock.

Pet Dec 23. Ord Jan 13
PARSONS, JAMES HERBERT, and MARGARET PARSONS, Fulham rd, Fulham, Drapers.

High Court. Pet Nov 20 and 29. Ord Jan 13
POWERS, WILLIAM, Lidlington, Bedford, Farmer. Bedford. Pet Jan 14. Ord

Jan 14
PRITCHARD, WILLIAM, Hereford, Builder. Hereford. Pet Jan 15. Ord Jan 15
RODDA. HORACE GUSTAVUS, and FRANK DECIMUS RODDA, St Leonard's on Sea,

Builders. Hastings Pet Dec 22. Ord Jan 13
SMITH, JONAS, Bradford, Yarn Agent. Bradford, Pet Jan 14. Ord Jan 14
SPICER, FRANK, Fleet, Hampshire, Farmer. Winchester. Pet Nov 25. Ord

Dec 11
UFTON, WILLIAM GEORGE, Bailgate, Lincoln, Tobacconist's Assistant. Lincoln.

Pet Jan 14, Ord Jan 14
WADSWORTH, STEPHEN, Harborne, Stafford, Baker. Oldbury. Pet Jan 12. Ord

Jan 14
WAITE, JOHN, Bingley, Yorks, Cab Proprietor. Bradford. Pet Jan 14. Ord

Jan 14
WILDE, MARY, Carlton, Yoiks, Farmer. York. Pet Jan 8. Ord Jan 14
WILLOWS, JOHN, Market Rasen, Lincoln, Grocer. Lincoln. Pet Jan 14. Ord

Jan 14
WRIGHT, GEORGE NAYLOR, York, Coal Dealer. York. Pet Jan 8. Ord Jan 10

PEPPER, SAMUEL, Gotham, Nottingham, Farmer. Jan 26 at 12. Off Rec, 1, High

pavement, Nottingham PINOLI, CHARLES, Wardour st, Restaurant Keeper. Jan 27 at 11. Bankruptcy

b'dgs. Portugal st, Lincoln's inn
PRESCOTT. THOMAS. Prescot, Lancashire, Watch Material Dealer. Feb 4 at 2.30.

Off Rec. 35, Victoria st. Liverpool
ROGERS, WILLIAM, Leeds, Horse Dealer. Jan 26 at 11. Oft Rec, 22, Park row,

Leeds
SKIDMORE, DANIEL (sep estate), Dudley, Worcester, Coalmaster. Jan 31 at 10.30.

('ourt house, Oldbury
SKIDMORR, DANIEL, and ELIJAH SWAIN, West Bromwich, Coalmasters. Pet Jan

31 at 10.30. Court house, Oldbury SMITH, BIRCH, Halifax, Cabinet Maker. Jan 27 at 11. Off Rec, Halifax SMITH, WILLIAM, Milton Court rd, New Cross, Mason. Jan 26 at 12.109, Vic

toria st. Westminster
STOCKS, GEORGE THOMAS, Walworth rd. Newington, Manager to a Tobacconist.

Jan 26 at 11. 33, Carey st, Lincoln's inn
STONE. EDWARD Charterhouse sq. Jan 26 at 12. Bankruptcy bldngs, Portugal

st, Lincoln'g inn fields
SWAIN. ELIJAH (sex estate), Port Tipton, Staffordshire, Beerhouse Keeper.

Jan 31 at 10.30. Court house, Oldbury
WILCOX, HENRY, Plymouth, Aerated Water Manufacturer. Jan 25 at 11. Bank-

fuptoy bldga, Portugal st
WISEMAN. JOHN JOSEPH, Spalding, Farmer. Feb 2 at 12.30. White Hart Hotel,
Spalding

ADJUDICATIONS.
ADAMS, JOHN, Bridgend, Glamorgan, Draper. Cardiff. Pet Dec 17. Ord Jan 14
BARNETT, JAMES VEYSEY, Bridgwater, Accountant. Bridgwater. Pet Jan 10.

Ord Jan 15
BASSETT, GEORGE, Little Bowden, Northampton, Builder. Leicester. Pet Jan

13. Ord Jan 13
BATSON. EDWARD, Kingskerswell, Devon, Gent. Exeter. Pet Nov 24. Ord

Jan 14
BRAMHAM, BENJAMIN, Monkgate, York, Provision Dealer. York. Pet Jan 10.

Ord Jan 12
BRITTEN, GEORGE, Hemingford Grey, Huntingdon, Innkeeper. Peterborough.

Pet Jan 11. Ord Jan 14
BROOKER, HENRY, High et, Beckenham, Carman. Croydon. Pet Nov 18. Ord

Jan 13
CLAYTON, WILLIAM. Burslem, Earthenware Manufacturer. Hanley, Burslem,

and Tunstall. Pet Jan 6. Ord Jan 13
CLIFFE. JAMES COVERDALE, Kingston upon Hull, Sewing Machine Agent.

Kingston upon Hull. Pet Dec 30. Ord Jan 15
COLBY. NATHANIEL, Kirkley, Suffolk, Fishing Boat Owner. Gt Yarmouth. Pet

Jan 12. Ord Jan 19
COLMAN, ELIZABETH, Stoke Ash, Suffolk, Farmer. Ipswich. Pet Dec 23. Ord

Jan 12
COTON, THOMAS, Halifax, Coal Merchant. Halifax. Pet Jan 13. Ord Jan 13
ORIDLAND, THOMAS RICHARD, Totnes, Devon, Grocer. East Stonehouse. Pet

Jan 12. Ord Jan 14
DAFFON; JOHN, Bromsgrove, Farmer. Worcester. Pet Jan 15. Ord Jan 15
DOUBLEDAY, CHARLES, Wavertree, nr Liverpool, out of business. Liverpool.

Pet Dec 23. Ord Jan 13
EDWARDS: WILLIAM OSBERT, Colwyn Bay, Denbigh, Solicitor. Wrexham. Pet

Oct 3. Ord Jan 13
FIELD, JOHN, Bristol, Jeweller. Bristol. Pet Dec 29. Ord Jan 14
GOULDING, JOHN THOMAS, Northwich, Cheshire, Coal Dealer. Nantwich and

Crewe. Pet Jan 13. Ord Jan 15
HAYWARD. JAMES THOMAS. Victoria rd, Surbiton, Carver. Kingston, Surrey.

Pet Nov 19. Ord Dec 8
HEDGES, ELIZABETH ANN, Clifton, Bristol, Licensed Victualler. Bristol. Pat Dec

29. Ord Jan 14
HILLS, CHARLES, Margate, Baker. Canterbury. Pet Jan 14. Ord Jan 14
HOLMES, HENRY, Belper, Greengrocer. Derby. Pet Jan 15. Ord Jan 16
JEFFERY, MOSES WILLIAMS, Liverpool, Bookkeeper. Liverpool. Pet Jan 11. Ord

Jan 15
JOHN, GWILYM, Pontypridd, Grocer. Pontypridd. Pet Jan 16. Ord Jan 15
JOHNSON, ALFRED, Newcastle on Tyne, Drysalter. Newcastle on Tyne. Pet Dec

30. Ord Jan 13

BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS.

BIRTHS.
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barı ister-at-Law, of a son.
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the Inner Temple, barrister-at law, of a son.

MARRIAGES.
CHANDLER-HUTCHINSOY.-Jan.6, at Churt, Surrey, Allen Chandler, barrister-at-
law, of Haslemere, Surrey, to Ethel, daughter of Jonathan Hutchinson, F.R.S.,

LL.D., of 15, Cavendisb-square.
SICHEL-HOLMS. --Jan. 18, at St. Mary Abbott's, Walter S. Sichel, of 2, Dr.

Johnson's-buildings, barrister-at-law, to Constance Elizabeth, daughter of
John Holms, of 16, Cornwall-gardens, s.w.

DEATH.
BOYLE.-Jan. 7, et 7, Mecklenburgh-sqare, William Ansell Boyle, solicitor aged
77 years.

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CASES REPORTED THIS WEEK.

The oldest member of Serjeant's-inn is Serjeant GEORGE ATKINSON, In the Solicitors' Journal. Whorwood, Re, Ogle v. Lord Sher

who became a serjeant in 1854, and who has for several years borne...

......... 216 practised at Bombay, while the junior serjeant is Lord Justice “ Bernina,” The Armstrong and Wicks v. Wicks Otherg v. Mills and Others

LINDLEY, who received the coif in 1875, on being appointed a Darlington Forge Co., Re .......... 217

In the Weekly Reporter. puisne judge of the Court of Common Pleas.
Gibson, Ex parte, Re Lamb........ 217 Allen, In re
Grey's Brewery Co., Re......

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Land, Building, Investment, and Easton v. London Joint Stock Bank 220
Cottage Improvement Co.

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IN CONNECTION with the transfer of causes, the complaints most

219 Phillips v. Andrews

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230 Tacon v. National Standard Land Vernon, Ewens, & Co., In re

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Whitaker, Ex parte. Christian v. head of the list that sufficient notice to prepare briefs and evidence Watkins v. Evans

Whitaker

has not been afforded to the parties. There is, however, it appears, another aspect of the result of transfers, and another cause of

A cautious solicitor, seeing that

a case is likely soon to come into the paper (say fifteen off), LONDON, JANUARY 29, 1887.

wires to his client, who is abroad, to come over to England according to previous arrangement. The client starts on his long

journey, and there is then no opportunity of using the telegraph CURRENT TOPICS.

to inform him that his case has been transferred to another judge, TIE BLUE RIBBON of the conveyancers, disposable by the retire- and that, instead of being fifteen off, it is now more than a hundred ment of Mr. Dart, has been bestowed on Mr. Spencer P. BUTLER, off. This is a source of expense which may not arise very

freand we believe that his title to the honour has been admitted quently, and we can see no remedy for it unless, indeed, the cirwithout objection or requisition by the fraternity.

cumstances should induce the Lord Chancellor to comply with an application for a re-transfer.

217

The Solicitors' Journal and Reporter. complaint not usually heard.

ON SATURDAY LAST Mr. Justice North gave notice that, as soon as he had got through his list of further considerations, he should

A PURCHASER who completes without notice of an act of bankproceed with the adjourned summonses and the non-witness ruptcy by the vendor, and before a receiving order is made agaiust actions, and that, until he had made some way with these matters, him, is safe, even if a receiving order is subsequently made against he could not fix a day for beginning the actions with witnesses.

the vendor in respect of an act of bankruptcy committed before completion : Bankruptcy Act, 1883, 8. 49. It follows that in many

cases a prudent purchaser will search for receiving orders against IN A SHORT CAUSE which was in Mr. Justice NORTH's paper on

the vendor before completion. By some oversight, neither the BankSaturday last no copy of the minutes of the proposed judgment had ruptey Act, 1883, nor the rules made under it, make any provision future, if a copy of the proposed minutes was not left in such set a good example to all public offices by taking an enlightened cases, he should order the case to stand over for a week, and view of their duties, and keeping a register that they were not should make the person who was responsible for the omission pag inn-fields ; it is divided into two parts, one containing London, and

strictly bound to establish. The register is kept at 34, Lincoln'sthe costs of the standing over. day his lordship said that this rule would apply to foreclosure the other country, receiving orders, and it consists of copies of the actions as well as others.

tabular statements of receiving orders as they appear in the London Gazette. The register is arranged under the surnames of the debtors, all names beginning with the same letter being col

It THE TRANSFER, which we stated last week to be in course of lected together, but not being in alphabetical order inter se. preparation, of one hundred actions to the list of Mr. Justice would probably add to the convenience of the public if some proKekewica was made on Saturday, the 22nd inst., and issued on the vision could be made for official searches. 24th. It will be observed that the earliest date on which any of these actions was set down was the 16th of June, 1886, and the latest day the 11th of December, 1886. It is impossible to predict when WE REPORT in another column a case of Re Grey's Brewery Co., the earliest cases in the transferred list will come into the paper; which, if it is to be taken as laying down a general principle, will that depends on several considerations, but it seems probable that very seriously affect the remuneration of solicitors on sales of by the middle of next month the previous list will be exhausted. property subject to incumbrances. It is true that the learned

judge said that the sale in question was not a sale subject to in

cumbrances, and that he decided the case according to the special Mr. JUSTICE Chitty a few days ago made some pointed remarks facts; but as he immediately afterwards intimated his view on on the duties and liabilities of receivers. It appeared that a receiver, a general point-viz., that he could look at the substance of the instead of paying money into court and passing his accounts, paid matter, and was not bound by the contract for sale — we are the money he received to his solicitors, who became bankrupt. entitled to assume that his decision has, to that extent, a Mr. Justice Chitty charged the receiver with interest at four per general application. Its effect appears to be that, in sales cent. on the balances in his hands, and took the opportunity of subject to incumbrances, the vendor's solicitor may be restricted to the observing, by way of warning to receivers, that solicitors for scale fee on the balance received by the vendor, which in most receivers sometimes seemed to think that delay was of no im- cases is comparatively small. To ňold that in such cases the portance in passing the accounts. It was not sufficiently remem- solicitor's fee must be calculated on the balance cannot be right; bered that the duty of receivers was to protect the fund and to for transactions of this kind are often of the most complicated and see that the money got into court.

difficult nature, and the difficulty is increased by the existence of the incumbrances. Of course, it might be said that it is open to

the solicitor to elect; but this is more easily said than done. THE RECENT DEATH of Mr. Serjeant SLEIGH, following closely Solicitors are loath to adopt a course which may give rise to the upon that of Mr. Serjeant BALLANTINE, has reduced the number of notion that they are endeavouring to obtain more than they are surviving serjeants-at-law, other than judges and ex-judges, to five, justly entitled to; besides, it is impossible for a solicitor to underand of these only Sir John Simon and Serjeant Robinson holů stand the nature of the business until he has gone into it to some Patents of precedence. It is noticeable that Serjeant SLEIGH ob- extent, and it will then be too late for him to elect (Re Allen, ante, SarGood and the late Serjeant Cox, and that the rank of serjeant the formal contract for sale entered into by the vendor in the recent was not conferred on any practising barrister after that date. | case, he would have to decide in favour of the solicitor ; but he

held that he was not bound by that contract, and that it was com- fiction of identification with the driver cannot be used, and in petent for him to go behind it and look at all the circumstances of future a passenger who is injured in a collision or other accident the case, and, having done this, he deprived the solicitor of the involving two vehicles or ships, and which is due to the negligence commission because he found that a person other than the vendor of each, will be able to recover against the owner of either. In -viz., the original owner-was the person principally interested the case just decided, three persons who were on board The Bushire in the sale. And, according to the taxing master's reasons, it were killed in a collision between that ship and The Bernina. would appear that as the greater part of the proceeds went into Both vessels were in fault. One of the deceased was an officer the original owner's pocket, he ought to pay a proportionate directly responsible for the collision; he therefore had no remedy, sbare of the costs, and the solicitor mist put up with the loss but the representatives of the other two recovered against the because he had not a binding contract from this person to pay owners of The Bernina. The law is now settled in accordance his costs. The persons who received the principal part of the both with the most recent American decisions and with the decided proceeds of the sale in question had nothing to gain by it beyond tendency of opinion among ourselves. what was secured to them by their own contract, the costs in connection with which, it is assumed, had already been paid ; and why they should be called upon to pay again—they being only con

IT IS UNFORTUNATELY TRUE that the length of time now lost between curring parties — does not seem quite clear. The judge, however, seems to have treated them as joint vendors. We venture actual hearing does not afford a satisfactory matter of contem

the setting down of a chancery action for hearing and the date of the to think that the sale in question was, in substance, & sale plation. It was thought that the institution of originating sum, subject to incumbrances, and as such the solicitor was, rule 9 of schedule I. part I. of the Remuneration Order,

monses would, to a certain extent, have disposed of this fruitfnl

source of delay and consequent complaint. “A Country Solicitor," entitled to charge on the whole amount of the purchase writing to a contemporary, directs attention to the fact that, money. When the Remuneration Order was made, the scales although he takes out an originating summons, he does not get therein provided were intended to cover the rough transactions and what he wants or expects, but encounters intolerable delay, and, the smooth ones, but the tendency of the authorities seems to be owing to the judges' arrangements, “ an absolute uncertainty as to make it rough for the solicitor all round. If the solicitor loses to when the summons may be disposed of.” This uncertainty in pocket, there is no remedy for him, as the scale must be adhered arises from the matter being referred by the chief clerk to be to, but if the scale gives him anything more than he would be disposed of by the judge. Such a case now goes into the general entitled to before it came into operation, his charges must be cut list, and is disposed of in its turn with actions commenced by down. We hope that the Incorporated Law Society, who, it was writ and incumbered with pleadings. There can be no doubt stated in court, were supporting the contention of the solicitors, however that many originating summonses are disposed of by the will not allow the matter to remain as it now stands.

chief clerks, and to that extent the new system has been a success. But what is the extent of this success ? Judging by the number

of adjourned summonses which come into the daily cause lists, THE LEGAL POSITION of the travelling public has been very much there must be a large number of proceedings commenced by improved during the past week. This change is due to the originating summons which might with equal propriety have been decision of the Court of Appeal in The Bernina, Armstrong v. commenced by writ. The only consolation to be offered to those who Mills, overruling Thorogood v. Bryan (8 C. B. 115). The latter commence proceedings by this process is that they are, in one respect, case had settled that a passenger was so far identified with the better off than their brethren who commenced by writ. Though driver of the vehicle in which he was travelling that contributory they have the disappointment of not having their case decided negligence on his part would prevent the passenger from recover as soon as expected, they can, even if adjourned into court, set ing damages against the owner of another vehicle by which he down their case in the cause book at an earlier time than it would was injured. This was, of course, upon the ground that the have been set down if commenced by writ. Until, however, there relationship between the

two was

ogous to that between are more judges to dispose of actions in the Chancery Division, master and servant. The facts of Thorogood v. Bryan were briefly or a better arrangement of the work of the existing judges is these :-A passenger alighted from an omnibus which had stopped made, such evils as that complained of by “A Country Solicitor” in the middle of the road ; another omnibus, following too rapidly, must prevail. And we are sorry to say that no better arrangeran over him, and he died from the injuries received. An action ment seems to be in contemplation. was brought by his representative, under Lord Campbell's Act, against the owner of the second omnibus, but failed, owing to the contributory negligence of the driver of the first omnibus in not drawing up to the kerb-stone. But the identification of the passenger with the driver, upon which the decision was founded,

COVENANTS RUNNING WITH THE LAND. was a great extension of a principle that, even in its usual

(I.) COVENANTS IN LEASES. application, is often difficult to justify. Hence the decision was UNDER ordinary circumstances it is only the original parties to a regarded with dissatisfaction, and it has long been anticipated that contract who can sue upon it, or who are bound by it—in other it would be overruled upon an opportunity arising. Such oppor- words, who can claim the benefit or are liable to the obligation or tunity the recent case has afforded, and the Court of Appeal has the burden of it. Between such persons there is said to exist unhesitatingly taken advantage of it to abolish a fiction which privity of contract. But if the contract refers to land, and if one had no foundation in fact. The identification of a master with or both of the contracting parties have an estate in it, then the his servant is a principle well known to the law, and its contract is sometimes allowed to follow that estate into the hands extension to the more general case of principal and agent will of assigns. The privity of estate in such cases is allowed to take probably not be disputed. It is usual to justify it by saying the place of privity of contract, and the assigns are treated in law that the master has exercised his discretion in choosing his as though they had been originally parties. The particular como servant, and must be held liable if he has chosen a careless tract to which these remarks apply is a covenant, and when the

This was applied in Thorogood v. Bryan, on the ground covenant in this manner is transferred to subsequent assigns i: is that the passenger had selected his omnibus. But the Court said to run with the land. of Appeal has now got nearer the truth. In very few cases The above is an outline of the theory of covenants running with has a passenger by a public conveyance any reel chance of selection, the land at law, or at least so far as the matter is governed by the in the least hold, for he has no control of any kind over the driver. land, is clearly wrong, for it is not with the land as such that pretended identification which makes the matter very clear. "If it the land. This distinction is fundamental, and upon it rests the but a new and unexpected liability must be laid upon him, sinas- over, a distinction must be taken. "It A. and B. are the original much as he becomes actually liable for the driver's negligence contracting parties, and it B. assigns his interest to C., we may This, of course, is too absurd. It is clear, therefore, thate the require privity of estate between A. and B. as well as between

one.

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