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SMITH, ROBERT, Wallsend, Northumberland, Joiner. Apr 27 at 10.30. Off Rec, JOHNSON, JOHN GEORGE, Brigstock, Northamptonshire, Publican. Northamp-
ton. Pet Apr 7. Ord Adr 7
Pet March 19. Ord April 15
LAMPRELL, RICHARD ARNOLD, Portland place, Clapham, Builder. High Court. 31, Manor row, Bradford
Pet April 14. Ord April 14
LANSLEY, GEORGE, London st, Paddington, Horge Dealer. High Court. Pet
April 14. Ord April 14
LAZARUS, SAMUEL, Hatton Garden, Opticiad. High Court. Pet March 25. Ord
MOON, EMERY CORNELIUS, Pocklington, Yorks, Miller. York. Pet April 16. Ord
MUNDAY, ALBERT HENRY, Pyrton, Oxfordshire, Chair Turner. Aylesbury. Pet
NAYLOR, JOHN. Hoyland, Nether, Yorks, out of business. Barnsley. Pet April
NEALE, WALTER WILLIAM, Coventry, Solicitor. Coventry. Pet April 4. Ord DODGE, WALTER, West Coker, Somersetshire, Baker, Yeovil. Pet April 6. April 15 Ord April 13
NICHOLS, THOMAS, Leicester, Plasterer. Leicester. Pet April 16. Ord April 16 DUNN, ROBERT BIDWELL, Lowestoft, Suffolk, Grocer. Great Yarmouth. Pet
OGILVIE, WILLIAM ALEXANDER, and WILLIAM HOPE ROBSON, Newcastle on Tyne, April 2. Ord April 1
Oil Importers. Newcastle on Tyne. Pet April 14. Ord April 14 DYSON. JAMES EDWIN, Duke st, Manchester sq, out of business. High Court.
OYSTON, RICHARD, Wakefield, out of business. Wakefield. Pet April 13. Ord Pet April 7. Ord April 13
April 13 ELMES. WILLIAM HENRY, Graham rd, Hackney, Cabinet Maker. High Court.
PALMER, GEORGE RUSSELL, Southsea, Grocer. Portsmouth. Pet April 15. Ord Pet April 6. Ord April 13
PALMER, WILLIAM, Smethwick, Staffordshire, Brassworker. Oldbury. Pet April
15. Ord April 15 FLEET, CHARLES, Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury, Hotel Keeper. Shrewsbury. Pet April 7. Ord April 7
PARRY, GRIFFITH, Llanbeblig, Carnarvonshire, Farmer. Bangor. Pet April 15.
Ord April 15
PEARCE, ROBERT, and JOSEPH JAMES HODSON, Wolverhampton, Drapers. Wol
verhampton, Pet April 13. Ord April 13 HEMPLEMAN, HENRY HERMAN, Lauriston rd, South Hackney, Clerk. High Court. Pet March 22. Ord April 7
PEARSON, REUBEN GEORGE, Station rd, Forest Gate, CornChandler, High Court.
Pet March 29. Ord April 15 HEWITT, ALFRED, Great Grimsby, Watchmaker. Great Grimsby. Pet March
PESKETT, GEORGE RICHARD, Chichester, Tailor. Brighton. Pet April 15. Ord 39. Ord April 6
PIKE, THOMAS, Westminster bridge rd, T.ilor. High Court. Pet April 16. Ord
PRYOR, GEORGE, and ALFRED PRYOR, High st, Tottenham, Builders. High Court.
Pet April 14. Ord April 14 JUDD, MARY, Cambridge, Draper. Cambridge. Pet April 6. Ord April 13
RICHARDS, DAVID, Llanfihangel Croyddin, Cardiganshire, Labourer. Aberystwith. LOTT, THOMAS JOHN, Grove rd, Mile End, Upholsterer. High Court. Pet April Pet April 14. Ord April 14 6. Ord April 7
ROBERTS, CHARLES, Church rd, Wimbledon, Grocer. Kingston, Surrey. Pet MARSTON, HENRY WALLIS, Kingston upon Hull, Broker. Kingston upon Hull. April 15. Ord April 15 Pet April 13. Ord April 13
ROBERTS, WILLIAM KYFFIN, Portmadoo, Carnarvonshire, Quarryman. Bangor. ROSENBERG, Moses, Bt Paul's rd, Canonbury, Jeweller. High Court. Pet Feb Pet April 16. Ord April 16 7. Ord April 7
Roots. CHARLES, New Olee, Lincolnshire, Fishmonger. Great Grimsby. Pet
SARNEY, SAMUEL EDWARD, Queen's rd, Peckham. High Court. Ord April 15
SCHOLES, JOHN THOMAS, Blackburn, Grocer. Blackburn. Pet April 16. Ord SMITH, ROBERT, Wallsond, Northumberland, Joiner. Newcastle on Tyne. Pet
April 16 April 13. Ord April 13
SHILTON, JOHN EDWARD, King's Heath, Worcestershire, Cricketer. BirmingSTODDART, ROBRRT SIBSON, Caldewgate, Carlisle, Saddler. Carlisle. Pet April SIVELL. WILLIAM BASS, Crockon Hill, Kent, Gentlemen. Rochester. Pet Mar
13. Ord April 13 TINDLE, WILLIAM, South Shields, Builder. Newcastle on Tyne. Pet April 6.
30. Ord April 14 Ord April 13
SMITH. JOHN ELIAS, Stockport, Licensed Viotualler. Stockport. Pet April 13. TOPHAM, CHRISTOPHER BRITTON, Great Grimsby, Joiner. Great Grimsby. Pet
Ord April 15 April 12. Ord April 13
SMITH, JOHN WILLIAM, Stafford, Draper. Stafford. Pet April 4. Ord April 14 WALLACE, JAMES, Sunderland, Builder. Sunderland. Pet April 13. Ord Snow, RICHARD CHARLES PEARCE, Catharine ct, Feething lane, Mercbant. High April 13
Court. Pet March 1. Ord April 14 WELLING, HENRY WILLIAM, igh st, Poplar, Leather Seller. High Court. TATLER, EMMA, Burslem, Staffs, Furniture Dealer. Hanley, Burslem, and Pet April 13. Ord April 13
Tunstall. Pet April 14. Ord April 14 WHITAKER, JOHN, Haslingden, Lancashire, Architect. Blackburn. Pet March TERRY, JOHY, Knaresbro, Yorks, Grocer. York. Pet April 14. Ord April 14
22. Ord April 13 WOODWARD, ARTHUR, Twyford st, Caledonian rd, out of employmen". High
TINSLAY, CHARLES J., Ann st, Mile end, Licensed Victualler. High Court. Pet Court. Pet April 13. Ord April 13
March 17. Ord April 14
TRATTLES, MATTHEW, Stockton on Tees, Commission Agent. Stookton on Teos London Gazette.-TUESDAY, April 19.
and Middlesborough. Pet April 14. Ord April 14,
VALENTINE, ROBERT, Longthorpe, Northamptonshire, Farmer. Peterborough. RECEIVING ORDERS.
Pet April 4. Ord April 14 BEARDMORE, JOHN, Kingsley, Stafford, Shoemaker. Stoke upon Trent. Pet
VAUGHAN, RICHARD, jun, Dudley, Worcestershire, Haulier. Dudley. Pet April 13. Ord April 13
April 13. Ord April 13 BELLAS, GEORGE, Stockton on Tees, Implement Saleeman. Stockton on Tees
VERCHILD, RICHARD BENTLEY, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, Innkeeper. and Middlesborough. Pet April 13. Ord April 13
Luton. Pet April 13. Ord April 13 BENNETT, JAMES, jun, Blackheath, Stafford, Saddler. Dudley. Pet April 14.
WALKLEY. WILLIAM, Newport, Mon, out of business.
Newport, Mon. Pet Ord April 14
April 15. Ord April 1) BENTLEY, CHARLES EDWARD, Olney, Buckingham, Surgeon. Northampton.
WELLER, JOSIAH, Lewes, Sussex, Saddler. Lewes and Eastbourne. Pet April 9. Pet March 10. Ord April 5
Ord April 9 BUTTON, ANN, Caistor, Lincoln, Ironmonger. Gt Grimsby. Pet April 14. Ord
WHITE, ISRAEL GEORGE, South Shields, Outfitter. Newcastle on Tyne. Pet April 14
April 6. Ord April 15 CHAPPELL, HARRY, and GEORGE CHAPPELL, Nottingham, Butchers. Notting
WILSON, JOHN DOUGLAS, Ibstock, Leicestershire, Draper. Leicester. Pet April ham. Pet April 14. Ord April 14
14. Ord April 14 COLLINS, VICTOR EMILIAN MICHAEL, North Riding of Yorkshire, out of business.
WOOLGAR, John, and JABEZ WOOLGAR, Horsham, Sussex, Builders. Brighton. Btockton on Tees and Middlesborough, Pet April 14. Ord April 14
Pet March 24. Ord April 16
BARONS, WILLIAM HENRY, Buckland Monachorum, Devon, Carpenter. Apr 26 DAUNTON, ALBERT, Redcliff, Bristol, Decorator. Bristol. Pet April 14. Ord at 11. 18, Frankfort st, Plymouth
BEARDMORE, JOHN, Kingsley, Staffs, Bhoemaker. Apr 28 at 3.30. Off Rec, New-
castle under Lyme DAVIS, WILLIAM, Hersham, Surrey, Farmer. Kingston, Surrey. Pet April 15.
BEDGGOOD, GEORGE, Appleton in Widnes, Lancs, Baker. Apr 27 at 8.30. Off Ord April 15
Rec, 35, Victoria st, Liverpool DE GRUCHY, JAMES EDWARD, Crescent rd, South Norwood pk, Printer. High
BUSSEY, PETER, Clayton, pr Bradford, Cream Cheese Dealer. Apr 27 at 11. Off Court. Pet Mar 29. Ord Apr 13
Rec, 31, Manor row, Bradford DEVONALD, GEORGE JAMES, and HERBERT EDWIN ERNEST CALL, Bristol, Ware
CAMPBELL, ARCHIBALD, Wapping, Wharfinger. Apr 26 at 11. 33, Carey et, Linhousemen. Bristol. Pet Apr 16. Ord Apr 16
coln's inn DOBBS, THOMAS HENRY, Aberdulais, nr Neath, Gardener. Neath. Pet Apr 15.
CLEMENTS, HENRY LINCOLN, Oxford st, Upholsterer. Apr 26 at 12. Bankruptcy Ord Apr 15
bldge, Portugal et, Lincoln's inn fields FORSTER, THOMAS, Guisborough, Yorks, Grocer. Stockton on Tees and Middles
CORSBIE, DENNIS GREEVES, Norwich, Grocer. Apr 30 at 12. Off Rec, 8, King st, borough. Pet Apr 6. Ord Apr 15 FREEMAN, DANIEL, Luton, Lime Burner. Luton. Pet Apr 13. Ord Apr 13
CRAWLEY, THOMAS ETCHES, Ely, Cambs, Saddler. Apr 29 at 12. Off Rec, 5, Petty
Cury, Cambridge FREEMAN, JOSEPH, Wincanton, Somerset, Bootmaker. Yeovil. Pet Apr 14.
CRISFIELD. THOMAS, Horsham, Factor. April 27 at 12. Bankruptcy bldgs, LirOrd Apr 14 GREGOEY, THOMAS JONES, Ryde, I W, Hotel Proprietor. Newport and Ryde. DAUNT, EMILY ELIZA, Eastbourne, Tobacoonist. April 27 at 8.30. Bankruptcy GRIFFITHS, TOHIN, Anfield, na Liverpool, Grocer. Liverpool. Pet Mar 17. Ora DAUNTON, ALBERT, Redclif, Bristol, Decorator. May 8 at 12.30. Oft Roc, Bank HARROW, HENRY, Heathfield pk, Wilesden green, out of business. High Court.
DOBBS, THOMAS HENRY, Aberdulais, nr Neath, Gardener. April 27 at 11.45. Pet Apr 14. Ord Apr 14 HODDINOTT, JAMES CHARLES, Swindon, Coal Merchant. Swindon. Pet Apr 14.
ELLIS, JOHN PHILLIP, Leighton Buzzard, Bedford, Confectioner. May 3 at 10.80. Ord Apr 14 ISAAC, GEORGE TOM, Whitecross-pl, Wilson St, Finsbury, Licensed Victabler. Freeston, B, North Broeken en mer. April 27 at 11. 29, Park st West,
FOWLER, JAMES, Newbury, Berks, Baker, April 28 at 12.30. Cottrell & JohnHigh Court. Pet Apr 14. Ord Apr 14
April 23, 1887.
419 FREEMAN, HENRY CHARLES JOHN, Farnborough, Hants, no occupation. April 26 BIRD, JAMES THOMAS, Clacton on Sea, Plumber. Colchester. Pet April 4. Ord at 1. 16 Room, 30 and 31, St Swithin's lane
March 30. Ord April 14
Ord April 14
COLLINS, VICTOR EMILIAN MICHAEL, Coatham, Yorks, out of business. Stockton
CORSBIE, DENNIS GREEVES, Norwich, Grocer. Norwich. Pet April 14. Ord
CRISFIELD, THOMAS, Horsham, Sussex, Factor. Brighton. Pet March 19. Ord
CROSSE. RODOLPHE, Portland tert, Regent's park, Florist. High Court. Pet
Rec 1, High pavement, Nottingham
DAUNT, EMILY ELIZA, Eastbourne, Tobacconist. Eastbourne and Lewes. Pet bldgs, Portugal sr, Lincoln's inn fields
April 1. Ord April 15
DAVIES, WILLIAM, Smallheath, Birmingham, Corn Merchant. Birmingham. Pet
DEAN, ISAIAH, Smallheath, Birmingham, Carpet Factor. Birmingham. Pet Mar
ELLIS, HERBERT, Stairfoot, nr Barnsley, Yorks, out of business. Barnsley. Pet
Mar 17. Ord Apr 16
ELLIS, JOHN PHILIP, Leighton Buzzard, Beds, Confectioner. Luton. Pet Mar
23. Ord Apr 16 JUDD, MARY, Cambridge, Draper. April 29 at 12.30. Off Rec, 5, Petty Cury,
ENSOR, WILLIAM JOSEPH, and STEPHEN THORPE THOMAS, Wolverhampton
Galvanizers. Wolverhampton. Pet Mar 21. Ord Apr 15
GAGE, JOHN, Cardiff, Outfitter. Cardiff, Pet Apr 4. Ord Apr 15
bldngs, Lincoln's inn
Manchester. Pet Mar 8. Ord Apr 14
GREGORY, THOMAS JONES, Ryde, I W, Hotel Proprietor. Newport and Ryde. ruptcy bldngs. Lincoln's inn
Pet Apr 15. Ord Apr 15
HOLLIDAY, WILLIAM, Overston id, Hammersmith, Cheesemongers' Assistant
High Court. Pet March 7. Ord April 14 st, Westminster
HUGHES, PHILIP, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, Builder. Oldbury. Pet April
4. Ord April 16
Feb 25. Ord April 16
JACKSON, GEORGE, Barnsley, Yorks, Corn Miller. Barnsley. Pet Maroh 22. Ord
JENKINS, DAVID, Newport, Mon, Publican. Newport, Mon. Pet March 23.
Ord April 16 O'DWYER, A. VIGORS, Belgrave rd, Gent. April 27 at 12. 33, Carey st, Lincoln's JOHNSON, JOHN GEORGE, Brigstock, Northamptonshire, Publican. Northampinn
ton. Pet April 7. Ord April 1
LANSLEY, GEORGE, London st, Paddington, Horse Dealer. High Court. Pet
April 14. Ord April 14
Pet April 7. Ord April 14
March 30. Ord April 13
Ord April 15
MOORE, ROBERT, and RICHARD HAWORTH, Crawshawbooth, Cotton Manufac-
turers. Blackburn. Pet March 29, Ord April 14 SANDGROUND, LEWIS, Hackney rd, Bethnal green, Cabinet Maker. Apr 26 at NEALE, WALTER WILLIAM, Foleshill. Warwickshire, Solicitor. Coventry. Pet 2.30. Bankruptcy bldgs, Portugal st, Lincoln's inn fields
April 4. Ord April 15 SCANDRETT, WILLIAM, Michaelchurch on Arrow, Radnor hire, Farmer. Apr 28 OGILVIE, WILLIAM ALEXANDER, and WILLIAM HOPE ROBSON, Newcastle on at 10.18, Corn sq. Leominster
Tyne, Oil Importers. Newcastle on Tyne. Pet April 14. Ord April 15 FAITH, GEORGE EDWARD, Manor pk, Essex, Civil Service Pensioner. April 27 at OYSTON, RICHARD, Wakefield, out of business. Wakefield. Pet April 13. Ord 11. 33, Carey st, Lincoln's inn
PARRY, GRIFFITH, Llanbeblig, Carnarvonshire, Farmer. Bangor. Pet April 15.
Ord April 15
PEARCE, ROBERT, and JOSEPH JAMES HODSON, Wolverhampton, Linendrapers.
Wolverhampton. Pet April 13. Ord April 15
Pet April 14. Ord April 14
April 7. Ord April 16
Ord April 14
SIVELL, WILLIAM BASS, Crocken Hul, Kent, Gent. Rochester. Pet March 29
Ord April 14
SMITH, JOHN ELIAS, Stockport, Licensed Victualler. Stockport. Pet April 15.
Pet April 1. Ord April 6
TATLER, EMMA, Burslem Furniture Dealer. Hanley, Burslem, and Tunstall.
THOMAS, J, St Thomas, Devon, Builder. Exeter. Pet March 21. Ord April 15
TRATTLES, MATTHEW, Stockton on Tees, Commission Agent. Stockton on Tees WITT, WILLIAM, & Co, Argyll st, Oxford st. Musical Instrument Importers.
and Middlesborough. Pet Apr 14. Ord Apr 14
VASSILIADES, CONSTANTINE DEMETRIUS, Liverpool, Fruit Merchant. Liverpool. Woods, EPHRAIM, New Barnet, Hertford, Draper. April 26 at 11. 16 Room, 30
Pet Jan 28. Ord Apr 15
VAUGHAN, RICHARD, jun, Dudley, Worcestershire, Haulier. Dudley. Pet Apr WYLEY, ANDREW JAMES, 8t Helier’s, Island of Jersey, out of business. April 28
13. Ord Apr 13
VERCHILD, RICHARD BENTLEY, Leighton Buzzard, Beds, Innkeeper. Luton. Young, JAMES, Blackburn, out of employment. April 27 at 2.30. County Court,
Pet Apr 13. Ord Apr 16
WALKLEY, WILLIAM, Newport, Mon, out of business. Newport, Mon. Pet Apr ADJUDICATIONS.
15. Ord Apr 15 ALLIN, PHILIP HENRY, Cambridge, Ironmonger. Cambridge. Pet March 25.
WALLACE, ALEXANDER, Colchester, Physician. Colchester. Pet Apr 7. Ord
Stoke upon Trent.
SALE OF ENSUING WEEK,
BENNETT, JANEs, jun, Blackheath itaffordshire riladdler. Dudley. Pet April April 28. —-Messrs. FAREBROTHER, ELLIS, CLARK, & Co., at the Mart, at 2 p.m.,
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Solicitors, and the Trade, that their Season for the MEETING of the Shareholders of the Law Fire The only Law Insurance Office in the United Kingdom disposal by Auction of Libraries of Books and Music Insurance Society will be held at the Society's
which transacts both Fire and Life Insurance Busi- Engravings, Paintings, and other works connected House, Chancery-lane, on Tuesday, the 8rd day of May
with the Fine Arts, Musical Instruments, and all next, to elect Eight Directors in the room of the like
descriptions of Valuable Property, will commence on number of Directors who go out by rotation; and
216, CHANCERY LANE, LONDON, W.C. October 17, and that their warehouses are open daily also to elect Four Auditors in the room of the like
The Funds in hand and Capital Subscribed amount to for the reception of goods consigned to them for sale. number wbo retire ; and for general purposes.
upwards of £1,900,000 sterling
Messrs. P. & S. will hold several important Sales The Chair will be taken at one o'clock precisely.
Chairman-JAMES CUDDON, Esq., of the Middle
during the Season, and will include small properties The following Directors, going out by rotation, are
in appropriate Sales, thus affording the same advaneligible, and offer themselves for re-election :
Deputy-Chairman-CHARLES PEMBERTON, Esq. (Lee tages to small as to large consignments. libraries Spencer Croughton Wilde, John Moxon Clabon, Esq.
& Pembertons), Solicitor, 44, Lincoln's-inn-fields. and other properties catalogued, arranged, and valued
Policies of Insurance granted against the contin-
to announce that their Sales by Auction of George Rooper, Esq. Life Interests and Reversions, whether absolute or Plate, Watches, Chains, Jewellery, Precious Stones,
&c., are held on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, contingent. The Auditors retiring are : The Company also purchases Reversions.
and Fridays. Edward Francis Bigg, William Tanner Neve, Prospectuses, copies of the Directors' Report and
The attention of Solicitors, Executors, Trustees, Esq.
Annual Balance sheet, and every information, sent and others is particularly called to this ready means Octavius Leefe, Esq. Edward Hugh White- post-free on application to
for the disposal of Property of deceased and other head. Esq.
clients. They are eligible, and offer themselves for re
FRANK MOGEDY, Actuary and Secretary.
In consequence of the frequency of their sales election.
Messrs. J. & D. are enabled to include large or small
Sales of Furniture held at private houses.
Railway Accidents, Employer's Liability,
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1793), 38 and 39, Gracechurch-street, E.O. PORATION, LIMITED. THE BAILWAY PASSENGERS' ASSURANCE COMPANY Mearse. Johnson & Dymond beg to notify that
their Auction Sales of Wearing Apparel, Piece AMOUNT OF CAPITAL SUBSCRIBED, £710,000
Goods, Household and office Furniture, Carpets, 64, CORNHILL, LONDON. Offices of the Corporation
Bedding, &c., are held on each day at the weeks Winchester House, Old Broad-street, E.O.
£246,000. Rt. Hon. E. PLEYDELL BOUVERIE, Chairman. Sir SYDNEY H. WATERLOW, Bart., Deputy-Chairman. COMPENSATION PAID FOR 118,000 ACCIDENTS. MAY'S “PERFECT” INK
Policies are now being issued by this Corporation insuring Mortgages of Freehold and Leasehold
MODERATE PREMIUMS FAVOURABLE CONDITIONS. terest.
ACTS LIKE MAGIC. These Policies will be of especial advantage to
Prompt and Liberal Settlement of Claims. Trustees who may be held responsible for losses CHAIRMAN-HARVIE M. FARQUHAR, Esq.
The most effective article ever introduced for re consequent upon their Investments.
moving all Ink Stains from Paper, Linen, Parch Mortgagors insuring with the Corporation will West-End Office:—8, Grand Hotel Buildings, w.C.; ment, &c. It also removes at once 'Ink Stains from also be enabled to obtain Advances at the lowest
the Fingers. possible rate of interest. Head Office :-64, CORNHILL, LONDON, E.C.
TESTIMONIAL. The Corporation also grants Policies to Lease
" Manchester, 18th April, 1887,
WILLIAM J. VIAN, Secretary. holders insuring the return of the Amount invested
“Dear Sirs,-We enclose 7d., in postage stamps, fo! at the expiration of their leases or at any fixed
bottle of Ink Extractor. periods. For particulars and conditions of Insurance apply
answers admirably, and we shall not fail to recomi Established 1836.
mend it. to the Secretary.
“P.S.-It is just as effective on parchment as 0:1 Fire Premiums
£577,000 ESTABLISHED 1861.
paper." Life Premiums
Sold by all Stationers, Chemists, and Fancy Reposi •
tories. Price 6d. per Bottle.
$3,134,000 THREE per
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CASES REPORTED THIS WEEK.
such a consent conferred the jurisdiction then purported to be In the Solicitors' Journal. Ward v. Marshall ............
exercised. Section 12 of the Judicature Act, 1875, appears to be
429 Winter v. Baker ......
429 clear on this point"Every appeal to the Court of Appeal shall, Adam Eyton (Lim.), Re
In the Weekly Reporter.
where the subject matter of the appeal is a final order, decree, or 427
judgment, be heard before not less than three judges of the said District Bank of London, Re.. 427 Arch v. Bentinck
476 Henderson, Re, Nouviou v. Free Coppard, In re, Howlett v. Hodson 473 court sitting together.” Probably no suitor who had given his
Eberle's Hotel and Restaurant Co.
consent to the hearing of a final appeal by two judges would be
467 Neath Harbour Smelting and Rol Hedgely. In re, Small v. Hedgely.. 472 heard to say that the order then made was bad for want of jurisling Works (Lim.), Re
427 Hotchkin's Settled Estates, In re.. 483 diction, but it must be observed that the judges of the Court of North and South-Western Junction Railway Co. v. Brentford Picker v. London and County Union Assessment Committee .. 426
Appeal owe it to themselves and to suitors not to risk the raising
Banking Co. (Limited)
of such a question. It might unfortunately happen that the two County Court and Clarke........ 426 Riley to Streatfield, In re 470 judges would be unable to agree, and in that case a rehearing Schneider v Bond
Royal Exchange Shipping Co. v.
461 before three judges would be the expensive right left to the Bwanston (an Infant), Re ......... 427 Trado-Mark " Normal," In re...... 484 parties.
Tritton v. Bankart
The Solicitors' Journal and Reporter. IT IS UNDERSTOOD that the entertainments proposed to be given
by the Incorporated Law Society in June next have now assumed LONDON, APRIL 30, 1887.
very large proportions. Eleven hundred country members have,
it appears, accepted the invitation of their London brethren to také CURRENT TOPICS.
part in the festivities, which will comprise a dinner on the 4th of LORD Justice Bowen, who has been absent from court through probably a second dinner on the 6th of June in the same place; a
June in the Central Hall of the Royal Courts of Justice, and indisposition ever since the beginning of the present sittings, is ball on the 7th of June at the Society's building, and theatrical expected to resume his attendance in court on Monday next.
representations on the 9th of June at the Lyceum, the St. James's, and the Court Theatres. The expediency of giving two dinners
may be questioned, but it seems that it cannot be helped, as it INTERLOCUTORY APPLICATIONS in causes and matters proceeding in would be impossible to accommodate, on the same evening, the the District Registry of Liverpool and the District Registry of eleven hundred country members and the five hundred London Manchester will be taken by Mr. Justice KEKEWICH on alternate members who have guaranteed the expenses, as well as the large Saturdays, commencing with Liverpool business on Saturday, the number of distinguished guests who are to be invited. There are 30th inst. There will be little or no business on this first day, many precedents (and lawyers would be nowhere without them) for and probably Manchester will provide none on the 7th of May.
a series of dinners. The feasts given on the creation of new serjeants often extended over a week, as did also great feasts given by the Inns of Court on other important occasions. The committee to
whom the arrangements have been entrusted are working very THE COMMITTEE nominated by the Lord Chancellor to consider energetically, and there is good reason to hope that the success of the report of Lord SELBORNE'S Committee on the distribution of the entertainments will be equal to their magnitude. business in the Chancery Division and of the clerical staff, so far as the recommendations of that report have not been carried out by Rules of Court, will commence its labours next week, and will, it is understood, apply itself principally to the subject of the pos THE DEBATE in the House of Lords on the second reading of the Land sible amalgamation of the offices of registrar, chief clerk, and Transfer Bill did not afford much valuable criticism on the general taxing master. It is not yet announced which of the Chancery scheme of that measure. Lord SELBORNE objected to the gradual de judges will be on the committee, but it is understood that à velopment of the branch district registries—a feature of the Bill Chancery registrar, a chief clerk, and a taxing master will be which, even apart from financial considerations, appears to us to be members ; that an eminent London solicitor will be joined as particularly prudent. Let the new system be tested by two or representing the profession as well as the Official Solicitor, and that three years' working in one district ; its results will be ascertained, Mr. KENNETH MūIR MACKENZIE will act as secretary.
and its defects will come to light, and opportunity will be afforded for making any changes that may be required before its operation
is extended. Few people seem to have observed that under the Bill ON THE SUBJECT of the amalgamation of the work of the chan- compulsion does not necessarily follow the establishment of a cery officers, an argument in favour of some scheme for that district. Clause 2 provides that “Her Majesty may, by Order in purpose has been based on the fact that the masters of the Council, from time to time declare, as respects any land transfer Master's Bench Division act as registrars, chief clerks, and taxing district, that, on and after a day specified in the order, the regispoint of fact, the masters divide the work in such a way that each It may possibly be that the intention is to give the system a trial in aeter only performs one class of these duties, and that obviously in the first instance without compulsion, and, whether this is so or it consequence of the convenience arising from division of Yabout not, it seems to us that it might be prudent to adopt that course. Indisi immaterial what designation is applied to the particolar Lord HERSCHELL undoubtedly put his finger on a serious defect in a li bioheme of amalgamation may be devised, it must rontemplate Act of 1875 before it could be understood. The defect is the more faldivision of the work of the offices between those con tenema ie serious inasmuch as that Act is very far from being a good specimen finding the alternative seems to lie beter en the posibility of of drafting. It is satisfactory to ind from the Lord Chancellors probability that division of labour will produce efficient specialists mediately introduced.
men, as against the speech that, if the Bill passes, a Consolidation Bill will be im
in each class of work.
ONE OF THE SCHEDULES to the Land Transfer Bill (Schedule I of consent of the parties could confer jurisdiction.” THE LATE Master of the Rolls used to say that “no amount (c.) contains an ugly and ominous word. It is provided that “ a
person shall not be entitled to compensation for any loss where he Lords Justices Corrox and LINDLEP Odisposed of. Can the absence of what extent, if any, the Bill contemplates the employment of Lorded only two interlocutory appears in the day of paper, which bf himself or his agented to this Tast" W ord suggests the inquiry to partie" to hear final appeale, but it is content whether present fand Registrijicotice Rules to assistance of a solicitor is partie dustice Bowen, they then proceeded, toe by the absence des agents other than rolicitors in land registry business. Under the
made indispensable in the great majority of transactions. Every IT WAS ENACTED by 1 & 2 Vict. c. 110, s. 17, that every judgment instrument transferring (26-this and the following numbers refer debt should carry interest at the rate of four per cent. from the to the present Rules) or charging (20) registered land, or trans- time of entering up the judgment, and that such interest might be ferring a registered charge (21), or negativing the usual mutual levied under a writ of execution on the judgment. Some years covenants on a transfer of a registered lease (24), or consenting to later county courts were established by 9 & 10 Vict. c. 95, and the registration of conditions restricting the use of registered land (31), question must have been often raised whether the judgments or to the notification of a grant of an easement (32), must be pronounced in them came within the above provision. There attested by a solicitor and verified by his declaration identifying seems, however, to have been no decision on the subject until this the registered owner who executes it (46); further, every applica- week, when it has been settled by The Queen v. The Judge of the tion for registration (6, 7), or for the entry of notice of cessation of Chelmsford County Court and Clarke that county court judgments a charge (22), of an estate in dower or by the curtesy (26), of a do not carry interest. They derive their force from section 94 of lease or agreement for a lease (28), or of a grant of an easement the last mentioned act, which provides that a writ of fi. fa. may (32); every consent of a cautioner (16), or withdrawal or modifica- issue for the sum of money ordered to be paid by the judge, and for tion of a restriction (18), must be verified by a solicitor's the costs of the execution. The Master of the Rolls pointed out that declaration (46). It remains to be seen whether the Legislature is the omission of any mention of interest in this section, when it prepared to dispense with the protection against forgery and per- had been so recently awarded to ordinary judgments, clearly sonation which the solicitor's verification affords. But, in any case, showed that the omission was intentional on the part of the Legissolicitors are entitled to some effectual provision that where agents lature. It is possible, however, that such intention was construcare employed they shall in all cases be solicitors only. We agree with tive merely and not actual, for in this respect there does not seem a correspondent, who has addressed the Council of the Incorporated to be any sound distinction between the two classes of judgments. Law Society on this subject, that it is essential to urge the inser- But upon other grounds the differences between them are so great tion either in the Bill or Rules of a stringent provision on this as to make it impossible to apply legislation designed originally for subject. Possibly the following (which is taken from the South the one to the other also. These are very clearly stated in Berkeley Australian Statutes, 1878, No. 128, s. 66) might serve as a v. Elderkin (1 W. R. 305, 1 E. & B. 805). There an action was groundwork for the proposed provision :-"No person other than brought in the Queen's Bench upon a county court judgment, and the a solicitor
shall be entitled to sue for or receive any fees, judges were unanimous that it did not lie. They pointed out the costs, or charges, or to have any right to set off any such fees, peculiarities in executions under it, both as against the property costs, or charges in any action brought against such person for and the person of the debtor. The Legislature had prowork and labour done or money expended in reference to applica- vided a new right and a new remedy, and its intention, as Lord tions, transfers, or instruments relating to land under the pro- CAMPBELL, C.J., stated, was to confine the remedy to that visions of this Act; or to have any lien or right to retain any specifically provided by the Act. This makes no mention of interest, deed, paper, or writing which shall have come into his possession and the omission, whether really intentional or no, cannot be cured in reference to any such proceedings."
by reference to the earlier Act dealing with ordinary judgments.
IT WILL BE SEEN from a letter which we print in another column that Mr. DANIEL, Q.C., objects to our suggestion last week that In a case of Moseley v. The Victoria Rubber Co., which lasted his statement--that “no man ever signs his name twice exactly for eight days before Mr. Justice Chitty, his lordship, in deliveralike: if two signatures are produced exactly alike one of them is ing judgment, rr.ade some observations respecting the advantage of imitated "-was, perhaps, too broadly expressed. He thinks it was having shorthand writers' notes printed from day to day. The not stated strongly enough, and he gives theoretical reasons of much action was one to try the validity of a patent for improvements in weight in support of his view, and further adduces practical illus- the manufacture of ornamental designs on waterproof fabrics, and trations from his signatures of his own name. He also asks us to during the trial there was a detailed examination in court of try the experiment for ourselves, and see whether the signa- exhibits by means of the microscope. Mr. Justice CHITTY observed tures are identical. That would hardly be a fair instance, both that the trial had beez ş reatly facilitated by the use of shorthand because the signatures, being made with the knowledge that they writers' notes printed lium day to day during the course of the were to be compared, would be more careful than signatures under trial. other circumstances, and also because it happens that the writer of the observations to which Mr. DANIEL refers has long taken considerable interest in autographs, and some years ago adopted a form of signature which from constant repetition has become Many of our readers will be glad to hear that the articles probably rather unusually uniform. But we have compared the “ Concerning Searches,” which recently appeared in this journal, signatures, contained in a series of letters at different dates, of are about to be re-published by Messrs. Maxwell & Son with conone of the most careful and accurate of solicitors. The firm name, siclerable additions, and in a revised form, adapted to the purpose being somewhat long and by no means easy to write, leaves con- of ready reference in chambers or offices. It is believed that the siderable room for variations. On comparing the signatures work will supply a widely felt want in legal literature. (evidently made in a hurry in the usual course of the after-fouro'clock-routine signature of a series of office letters) we find a sur-116, Camberwell-road, was summoned at the instance of the Incorporated
At the Guildhall Police Court on the 21st inst. Henry Onslow Curling, prising uniformity in the "spacing” of the words and the size, Law Society for having unlawfully acted as a solicitor on two separate inclination, and formation of the letters. It is only when you occasions, he not being a solicitor at the time. Mr. C. O. Humphreyente come to minutely examine the signatures that you find slight who appeared in support of the summons, stated that in June last the variations, nearly always in the last letter of one of the names.
defendant appeared in an action in the Lord Mayor's Court against Mr. There are no two signatures precisely alike. Then we took a
Richmond for the recovery of £5, money lent. He obtained judgment, series of signatures of a well-known high official, who writes instalments. The payments were not kept up, and the defendant Write
and it was arranged that £2 should be paid down and the remainder by an admirably clear, strong, and regular hand,' and is ap- to Mr. Richmond, stating that he would deliver his bill of costs amounting parently in the enviable position of "never being obliged to the Lord Mayor's Court, and the amount was reduced to £4. 208. d me sign his name in a hurry. Here the differences in the forma- Without notice an execution was put into Mr. Richmond's house, and was tion of letters in the signatures were most trivial, but there had to pay was a difference in the spacing.
£8 7s. 4d., although the amount due was only £2. It was It will be seen that the results subsequently discovered that the defendant had sued in person ; that he DANIEL's assertion ; and, paradoxical as it may appear, we are not thürcdis, per the defences, contended that in this instance no injury of both our experiments go to prove the correctness of Mr. had charged professional costs, although he was not in practice;e Upon. at all sure that absolute identity between two signatures may not be been done to the publicon his client had been in practice twentarzing an indication that one of them has been imitated. The result is gears ago, and he was not aware that he was doing any wrorg in charging that very little reliance ought to be placed on small differences in thioned importeren in eine che case of 100., with two guineas costs, making exactly that which we endeavoured to point out last week-viz., professional costs. Alderman de Keyser held that it was a most dangerous the formation of letters or on small peculiarities of handwriting. a total of £3 28.- Times.