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Evershed.--" Choose your foreman, gentlemen.”

public. The learned Recorder made a note of the facts asThe jury consulted, and ultimately a gentleman sitting thus taken to be proved, and they were agreed to as at the opposite end of the box to that which the foreman

correct by the jury and the counsel on both sides.] The usually oocopies was put forward as the foreman. It sub- jury had made deliverance between the Crown and the sequently transpired that he was a foreigner.

prisoner at the bar. They had fully performed their duty

, Evershed.—" Is this your foreman, gentlemen ?" (Sigos again indicted for the same charge he might plead autrefois

and were then functi officio. Should the prisoner be of assent by the jury), Are you all agreed upon your

acquit." verdiot P'

The RECORDER Joubted that proposition. The Foreman..-" We are."

Merrifield contended that the jury had not actually sepaEvershed.—"Do you say the prisoner is guilty or not rated and been discharged of their panel. guilty ?"

The RECORDER took time to consider, the prisoner being The Foreman.-"We say he is 'Not Guilty,' on the released on bail until five o'clock. ground of his previous good character."

At that hour, Evershed.--"You say the prisoner is not guilty and that is The RECORDER said that, entertaining no doubt in the verdict of you all?"

his own mind that the jury had not actually sepsThe Foreman.-"Yes."

rated, and that, therefore, the opportunity of amendment

established by R. v. Vodden had not gone by, he did not The learned RECORDER made a note in his book and the think he ought to grant a case, and, therefore, there clerk of the peace recorded the verdict in the court book

was no pretext for respiting judgment.

As the prose and also on the back of the indictment. The COURT then

cutor desired to join in the recommendation of the jury, be adjourned for twenty minutes.

(the Recorder) had great pleasure in giving effect to that reThe prisoner had been removed from the dock; two of the commendation by sentencing the prisoner to only cne month's jurymen had left the box and gone out of court; and two imprisonment with hard labour. more had left the box but remained in court, when a juryman called the attention of the usher to the circumstance that the verdict as given by the foreman was not that of the jury. The RECORDER was sent for, and on his asking the jury

THE LAW OF LIBEL. whether there was any mistake about the verdict, he was informed that the verdict was “Guilty, but recommended to The Select Committee appointed to inquire into the present mercy on account of his previous good character.

state of the law of libel held its final meeting on Wednesday, The RECORDER (to the foreman).—"Is that what you was adopted, and afterwards presented to the House :

the Attorney-General in the chair. The following report meant when you said not guilty on the ground of his previous good character?”

(1) Your committee bave not tbongbt it necessary to

call witnesses upon the matters referred to them. They bara The Foreman.-“ Yes, Sir.”

had the advantage of the evidence taken by the Select Com. The RECORDER.-" Then this seems to be a clear mistake, mittee of 1879, who, owing to the short time at their but I do not see that I can do anything until the prisoner is disposal, were unable to report, and your committee are of present."

opinion that through the labours of the former committee The prisoner was brought back into court and placed in sufficient information has been accumulated for the purposes the dock, his counsel protesting against this course.

of this inquiry. Merrifield, for the proseoution, called attention to Roscoe's “(2) Your committee have confined themselves to en Criminal Evidence, 9th ed., p. 223:—" Verdict. If by examination of the state of the law affectiog civil actions and mistake the jury deliver a wrong verdict (as where it is de criminal prosecutions for newspaper libel, and to the changes livered without the concurrence of all), and it is recorded, which, in their judgment, should be made therein. and a few minutes elapse before they correct the “(3) It appears to your committee that one of the most mistake, the record of the verdict may also be corrected : | important points of the subject referred to them is the quesR. v. Parkins (1 Moo. C. C. 46). In R. v. Vodden tion of extension of privilege to newspaper reports of the (Dears. C. C. 229, 23 L. J. M. C. 7), one of the jury pro- proceedings of a public meeting. nounced a verdict of Not Guilty,' which was entered by

(4) Your committee, after carefal consideration, bare the clerk of the peace in his minute book, and the prisoner come to the conclusion that the balance of convenience was discharged ; other jurymen then interfered and said requires that further protection should be given to such their verdict was 'Guilty,' whereupon the prisoner was reports. brought back, and the jury being again asked for their “(5) Your committee accordingly recommend that any verdict, they all said it was. Guilty,' and that they had been report pablished in any newspaper of the proceedings of a unanimous; a verdict of guilty having been recorded, it was pablio meeting should be privileged if such meeting was held by the Court of Criminal Appeal that the verdict was lawfully convened for a lawful purpose, and was open to properly amended and that the conviction must stand.” the public, and if such report was fair and accurate and Warner Sleigh, for the prisoner, pointed out that the same

published without malice, and if the publication of the case was treated on in Archbold's Criminal Pleading, matter complained of was for the public benefit. 19th ed., p. 179, and in that comment there was a very

“(6) But your committee are of opinion that such promaterial addition. The learned author said, “The jury tection should not be available as a defence in acy proceed. themselves may, before the verdict is recorded (or even ing if the plaintiff or prosecutor can show that the defendpromptly after, the verdict is recorded : R. v. Parkin, 1 Moo.

ant bas refused to insert a reasonable letter or statement C. C. 45) rectify their verdict, and it will stand as of explanation or contradiction by or on behalf of such ultimately amended. (1 Chit. Crim. L. 647). This may be plaintiff or prosecutor. done even after the defendant has been discharged (in pursu.

(7) Your committee recommend that no criminal proance of a supposed verdict of acquittal) out of the dock, if seontion for libel published in a newspaper sball be combefore the jury have left the box : R. v. Vodden (Dears. 229, menced against the proprietor, publisher, or anyone 23 L. J. (M. č.) 7.)" Here that essential was absent. The responsible for the publication of a newspaper for any libel jury had left the box, had discharged their panel and published therein without the fiat of the Attorney-General separated. [He proposed to adduce the testimony of some being first obtained. of the jurymen as to what had actually happened. This (8) Your committee are also of opinion that the name was allowed, although no further oath than the jury oath of every proprietor of a newspaper, or in the case of several originally taken was administered. It was deposed that persons engaged as partners in such proprietorship the two of the jury had left the box , proceeded through the outer names of all such persons should

be registered at the ofice hall and vestibule of the court into the lobby, and so to the of the Registrar of Joint-Stock Companies, with fall parporch, a distance of some two hundred yards from the tionlars of the addresses and coopations of all such persons jury box, though they had not actually passed from or of any ohange therein." beneath the roof of the building. Two others had not quitted the court, although one had wholly, and the other partially, left the box. It did not transpire whether any of the four had spoken to, or been spoken with, by any of the outside

Creditors' Claims.

PRITCHARD, WILLIAM, Penybout, Llanrwst, Denbigh, Hotel Keeper

Aug 12. Griffith, Llanrwst
QUINLAN, WILLIAM STEPHEN LOUIS, Dawlish, Somerset, a Com.-

mander in H.M.'s Navy. Aug 12. Simmons and Co, Bath.

RESTARICK, JAXES, Devonport, Timber-measurer in H.M.'s DockCREDITORS UNDER ESTATES IN CHANCERY. yard. Aug 7. Pearse, Plymouth LAST DAY OF PROOF.

ROOPE, CABEL, Oporto, Portugal, Merchant. Aug 1, Philpot and

Son, Bedford row ATKINSON, ELIZABETI, Temple Sowerby, Westmorland. July 28. ROYDS, HENRY BOND, Albion st, Hyde Park. Aug 1. Valpy and Hindson v Bird, V.C. Hall.“ Bell, jun, Appleby

Co, Lincoln's-inn-fields Booty, John, Sheffield, Grocer. July 24. Hudson y Crowther,

WALLINGTON, George, Abergavenny, Monmouth, Saddler. July 21. V.0. Bacon. Tattershall, Sheffield

Gabb and Walford, Abergavenny Brooks, WILLIAM, Caistor, Lincoln, Farmer. July 31. Pell v

WEBSDALE, ELIJAH, Baker st, Marylebone, Tailor. Aug 16. Deane Brooks, M.R. Smith and Cousans, Caistor

and Co, South sq, Gray's inn GABBITTASS, GEORGE, Beckingham, Notts, Farmer. July 27.

(Gazelte, July 2.] Gabbittass v Gabbittass, V.C. Hall. Hodding and Beevor, Work. sop

ARNALD, SEBASTIAN WINDIAM, Chelmsford, Essex, Gent. Aug 14. Robson, JAMES CROSBY, Darlington, July 31. Burchett y Rob. Gosnell, Moorgate st. son, V.C. Hall. Ley, Carey st, Lincoln's inn

AUSTIN, MATTHEW, Broad Hinton, Wilts, Farmer. Aug 1. TownsSMITH, JOHN, Billericay, Essex, Ironmonger. July 25. Smith v end, Swindon Smith, V.C. Hall. Woodard, Ingram ct, Fenchurch st

BAXFORD, THOMAS, Suffolk, Stationer. Aug 10, Wiltshire, Hall TAYLOR, HENRY, Clay Cross, Derby, Farmer. July 29. Taylor v Plain, Great Yarmouth Taylor, M.R. Chester, Moorgate st

BROWNE, WILLIAM MEREDITH, King st, Covent Garden, Esq. Ang WHARTON, BENJAMIN, Birmingham, Factor. Aug 5. Evans v 14. Walls and Co, Queen Victoria st Wharton, V.C. Malins. Bradbury, Birmingham

BULGIN, JAMES, Brighton, Confectioner. July 31. Penfold and Son,

[Gazette, July 2.] Brighton BLEWITT, SARAN, Chelsham rd, Clapham. July 31. Grocotty

BUNCE, GEORGE, Wimbledom, Surrey, Farmer, July 30. Dodd,

New inn, Strand
Grocott. M.R. Warmington, Gresham bldgs, Basinghall st
CHURCH WARD, SAMUEL, Buckfastleigh, Devon, Gent. Sept 1

CAPPE, WILLIAM, Waddington, Lincoln, Esq. Tweed and Co, Lin

coln - Churchward v Barns, V.C. Hall. Presswell and Son, Totnes

CROSSLEY, JAMES, Lewisham High road, Deptford, Gent. July 21. IBDERSON, Joux, Askham, Notts, Yeoman, July 27. Bills v Smith

Sandon and Co, Gracechurch st
V.C. Hall. Mee and Co, East Retford
STENNING, THOMAS, Woking, Surrey, Licensed Victualler. July

ELLIOTT, JOSEPH, Seaton Sluice, Northumberland, Innkeeper. Aug

21. Dent, York 31. Stenning v Alloway, V.C. Hall. Robbins, Lincoln's inn

FEGAN, JOHN, Exeter, Chemist. Aug 6. Fryer, Exeter fields

[Gazette, July 6.]

GILES, NETLAM JOHN, Richmond, Surrey, Gent. July 31. Taylor

and Son, Field ct, Gray's inn ASTOX, EDWARD, Eglwysilian, Glamorgan, Gent. Sept 1. Davies HANDLEY, Isaac Joan, Erdington, nr Birmingham, Steel Toy Maker.. v Aston, V.C. Hall. Jones, Cardiff

Aug 16. Canning and Canning, Birmingham COBBY, HENRY, Sheffield, Gent. Aug 10. Cobby v Cobby, M.R. HAWKINS, MARY, Hanway st, Oxford st. Aug 6. Richards, WarEsam, Sheffield

wick st, Regent st DUFFY, Joux, Cambridge st, Hyde Park, Lodging House Keeper. LUNGLEY, BROOKE MITCHELL, Boxford, Suffolk, Gent. Aug 31.

Aug 19. White v Brooshooft, V.C. Hall. Berry and Binns, Turner and Co, Colchester
Chancery lane

MEARES, PETER GUILLEBAUD, Bath, Gent. July 31. Thompson and HALL, TRAYTON Joux, Foley st, Fitzroy sq, Commission Agent. Debenhams, Salter's Hall ct, Cannon st

Ang 15. Siminton v Hall, V.C. Malins. Minchin, New gate st Morley, ROBERT, Wandsworth rd, Gent. Aug 4, Layton and Co,
PRICE, JAMES GILBERT, Llancillow Hall, Hereford, Esq. July 31. Budge row, Cannon st
Price v Price, V.C. Bacon. Barlow, Leadenhall st

PARKINSON, JEREMIAH, Bare, Lancaster, Yeoman. July 31. Sharp
WILLSOX, GEORGE, Greenwich, Ironmonger. July 31. Willson v and Son, Lancaster
Willson, V.C. Malins. Bristow, Greenwich

ROGERS, JOHN JOPE, Helston, Cornwall, Esq. July 31, Rogers, (Gazette, July 9.] Falmouth

SILLY, LOUISA SOPHIA, Dartmouth, Devon. Aug 28. Smith, Dart

mouth CREDITORS UNDER 22 & 23 VICT. CAP. 25.

Smart, Rev John, Kingswear, Clerk. Aug 2. Bartlett, Lin

coln's inn fields LAST DAY OF CLAIM.

SYKES, MARY ELIZABETH, Millbridge, Liversedge, York. Aug 25.

Sykes, Heckmondwike ANDERSON, JOHN, Liverpool, Merchant. Sept 1. Collins and Co, TAYLOR, JOHN, Rochdale, Lancaster, Flannel Merchant. Aug 14. Liverpool

Farrar and Hall, Manchester ATKINSON, HANNAI, Freke rd, Wandsworth. July 31. Nicholls, THEOBALDS, JAMES, Durnford rd, Holloway, Gent. Aug 17. Low. Gresham st

less and Co, Martin's lane, Cannon st BIDDLE, CHARLES, Wednesbury, Stafford, Grocer. Aug 1, Thurs WARD LOW, WILLIAM CUSWORTI, Broomfield, Sheffield, Steel Manu field and Messiter, Wednesbury

facturer. Sept 3. Burdekin and Co, Sheffield BRINDLEY, JOIX, Birmingham, Butcher. Aug 2. Ansell, Birming

[Gazette, July 6.7 ham Brooks, EMILY MARGARET, Bentinck ter, Regent's pk. July 31. ASTBURY, HANNAH, Munster terrace, Fulham. Sept 1. Pattison Crowdy and Co, Serjeants' inn, Fleet st

and Co, Queen Victoria st BUBB, FREDERICK Edwin, Charlton Kings, Gloucester, Gent. Aug | ATHILL, SARAH, Durham rd, Seven Sisters rd. Aug 1. Angell and 1. Bonnor, Gloucester

Co, Gresham st BURRELL Dame HENRIETTA KATHERINE, Castle Goring, Sussex. BARTLE, WILLIAM, Haxby rd, York, Gent. Ang 17. Mann and Son, Aug 30. Domville and Co, New sq, Lincoln's inn

York CARTER, ANN, Copthorne, Surrey. July 31. Webber, jun, Furnival's / BIGLEY, Robert, Pointon, Lincoln, Grocer, Aug 15. Wiles and inn

Smith, Horbling Carter, WILLIAM, Copthorne, Surrey, Gent. July 31. Webber, jun, BRIGHT, RICHARD, Liverpool. Aug 9. Avison and Morton, LiverFurnival's inn

pool COAPE, ANNA MARIA, Lyncombe Rise, Bath. July 31. Gedge and BROWN, JOHN, Knockmullock, Kirkcudbright. Sept 1. LidderCo, Old Palace yard, Westminster

dale, Castle Douglas CORBETT, THOMAS, Gracechurch st, Australian Merchant. Sept 1. COPEMAN, Rev FREDERICK JOHN, Durham, Clerk. Aug 9 West and Co, Cannon st

Thompson, Devereux ct, Temple DODD, JOIN, Hartley, Westmoreland, Gent. August 9. Preston, DANIELL, THOMAS AVERILL, Kensal pl, Kensal green, Esq. Sept Kirkby Stephen

30. Crosse and Co, Lancaster pl, Strand Doran, REDMOND, Tranquilla-terrace, Hammersmith, Gent. Aug DAVIES, WILLIAM Henry, Weston-super-Mare, Gent. Aug 2. Davies, 20. Watson and Co, Bridge-rd, Hammersmith

Weston-super-Mare EVERITT, Axx, Albion-grove, Barnsbury. Aug 3. Francis, Lan. ENGLAND, EDWARD, Bracondale, Norwich, Gent. Aug 16. Emerson, caster-pl, Strand

Norwich FLETCHER, MARTIA JANE, Burnley. Aug 1. Artindale and Artin. | FAITHFULL, GEORGE ALEXANDER, Canonbury park, South, Islington dale, Burnley

Sept 7. Bloxams and Ellison, Lincoln's inn fields FLETCHER, BROWN, Burnley, Lancaster. Aug 1. Artindale and Fry, Johx LIDDON, Stockland, Devon, Tailor. Aug 2. Webster, Arindale, Burnley

Axbridge HALLIDAY, ELIZABETH, New Park st, Leeds. Sept 30. Eddison and GILBURD, WILLIAM, Horsham, Sussex, Leather Seller. Aug 1. Eddison Leeds

Cotching, Horsham HAMPTON, Right Honourable Joux SOMERSET BARON, Westwood ISAAC, GREGORY, South Shore, Blackpool. Sept 7. May and Parry, Park, Worcester. Aug 9. Curtler and Davis, Worcester

Blackpool HEYRIQUES, Axos, Upper Berkeley st. Portman sq, Esq, M.D. Sept GRIFFITIS, JAMES, Flodden rd, Camberwell, Cabinet Manufacturer. 30. Lousada and Emanuel, Austin Friars

Aug 8. Hudson and Co, Bucklersbury HIGHFIELD, JOSEPH, Stafford, Engine Driver. Aug 3. Spilsbury, GROVER, WILLIAM, High st, Stratford, Gent. Aug 10. Hillearys Stafford

and Taylor, Fenchurch bdgs Jacksox, STEPHEN Weston, Reading, Berks, Gent. July 31. Gwyn, William EDWARD BEVAN, Llangain, Carmarthen, Esq. Oct Simpson and Co, Moorgate st

1 Thomas and Brown, Carmarthen KIBBLE, JAMES, Lewisham, Kent, Gent. July 30, Parker and Son, HALL, COLLINSON, senr, Navestock, Essex, Farmer. Aug 10. Lewisham

Hillearys and Taylor, Fenchurch bdgs LLOYD, THEODORE, Old Broad st, Esq. July 31. Webber, junr, | HARDING, PENELOPE, Bootle, Lancaster. July 28. Lynch and Furnival's-inn

Teebay, Liverpool MACKRELL, SUSAN, New Arlesford, Southampton. Ang 5. Marsh. HIGGINS, JOHN, Cheltenham, Trunk Maker. Oct 1. Wheeler, Chelfield and Hutchins, Warebam

tenham MARRIAGE, EDMUND, Hereford gardens, Corn Merchant. Aug 1, LIDDALL, ARTHUR, Barnsley, York, Blacksmith. Sept 7. Rideal, Woodard, Chelmsford

Barnsley OSMOND, JAMES, Plymouth, Licensed Victualler. Aug 7. Pearse, PEARSON, WILLIAM, Wavertree, nr Liverpool, Gent. Aug 5. Banks Plymouth

and Kendall, Liverpool

POCKLINGTON, JAMES, Shenstone, nr Kidderminster, Chemist. July

BILLS IN COMMITTEE. 30. Smith and Son, Furnival's inn POLLEY, SAMUEL, Copford, Essex, Gent. Sept 29. Gray, Edgware

Elementary Education, Union Assessment Committee road

(Single Parishes), Local Govərnment Provisional Orders RENDELL, JOHN, Homefield, Coffinswell, Devon, Auctioneer. Aug (Abergavenny, &o.), Local Government Provisional Orders

20. Rendell, Bedford row Roy, ORLANDO CHARLES FITZ, Hans pl, Chelsea, Esq. Aug 21.

(Amersham Union, &c.), County Bridges, Isle of Man Vincent, Ryde

(Loans) (all passed through Committee). SILLY, LOUISA SOPHIA, Dartmouth, Devon. Aug 28. Smith, Crom.

well House Dartmouth SLAPE, LOUISA, Finsbury park rd. Aug 6. Bedford and Monier

BILLS READ A THIRD TIME. Williams, Bucklersbury

PRIVATE BILL.-London, Brighton, and South Coast SMYTH, Rev. HUGI BLAGG, Houghton Regis, Clerk. Aug 21.

Railway. Boyes, Barnet STEPHENS, THOMAS, Devonport, Baker. Aug 14. Gard, Devonport Local Government Provisional Orders (Poor Law). STUBBIN, JAMES, Birmingham, Solicitor. Aug 1. Wragge and Co, Birmingham

Symons, Thomas, King's rd, Chelsea, Gent. Sept 29. Miller, Local Government Board (Gas) Provisional Order Con.

Arthur ts, Chelsea
Thomas, RICHARD, Kimberly Mine, Griqualand West, South Africa, firmation, Local Government Board (Highways) Provisional
Miner. Dec 24. Trythall, Penzance

Order Confirmation, Drainage and Improvement of Lands TINKLER, EMMA ELIZA, Sharsted st, Kennington park. Aug 6. (Ireland), Local Government Board “Provisional Orders

Hubbard and Co, Bucklersbury
VACHER, THOMAS BRITTAIN, Stanley crescent, Kensington par

Confirmation (Abingdon, &c.), Metropolitan Commons, Local Gent. Aug 31. Whitakers and Woolbert, Lincoln's inn fields. Government Board (Ireland) Provisional Orders Confirma. WOODWARD, JANE, Leftwich, Chester. Aug 10, Cheshire and Son, tion (Ballinasloe, &c.), General Police and Improvement

WRIGLEY, DAVID, Liverpool, Cotton Broker. Aug 9. Avison and

(Scotland) Act, 1862, Order Confirmation (Broughty Ferry), Morton, Liverpool

Local Government Board (Ireland) Provisional Orders Con'WRIGLEY, MARY, Aigburth Hall, nr Liverpool. Aug 9. Avison and firmation (Banbridge, &c.), Greencastle and Kilkeel Railway

Morton, Liverpool
WRIGLEY, THOMAS, Bury, Lancaster, Esq. Aug 3. Grundy and Co,

(Abandonment), Clacton-on-Sea Special Drainage District, Manchester

Loose Valley Railway, Newry Port and Harbour, Milford YATES, THOMAS, Farnworth, nr Bolton, out of business. Sept 29. Docks (Extension of Time), Eastbourne Gas, Didcot, New. Almond, Manchester

bury, and Southampton Junction Railway, Helston Railway, [Gazette, July 9.]

Bristol Port and Channel Dock, West Wickham and Hayes ALLCOCK, WILLIAM, Cotton, Stafford, Yeoman. Oct 12. Redfern

Railway, Aberdare Markets and Town-hall, Shrewsbury and Son, Leek

(Kingsland) Bridge, Stapenbill Bridge, Corris Railway, Astley, MARGARET, Hetherington rd, Clapham. Aug 1. Astley, Swansea Harbour (Extension of Time), Southern Railway

BAKER, SARAH, Lower Brook st, Ipswich. Sept 20. Jackaman and

(Central Extension Abandonment), Wakefield Corporation Sons, Ipswich

Waterworks, Blenheim Settled Estates, Leitrim Estates, and BARNFIELD, ALFRED, Nottingham, Outfitter. Sept 1. Wells and Lonsdale Settled Estates.

Hind, Nottingham
BEDLINGTON, ISAAC, West Hartlepool, Shipowner. Aug 7. Turn.

BILLS READ A SECOND TIME. bull and Tilly, West Hartlepool BOUCHERETT, JULIANA, Clarendon sq, Warwick. Aug 18. Stuart, Local Government Provisional Orders (Ashford, &c.),

Gray's inn sq
CALDWELL, John, Starcross, Devon, Gent. Aug 19. Child, South

Local Government Provisional Orders (Bethesda, &c.). sq, Gray's inn CARRINGTON, JOAN NARNDALL, Wokingham, Berks, Gent. Oct 1

Cooke, Wokingham
CATCHPOLE, Thomas, Elmswell, Suffolk, Farmer. Sept 1. Golding,

Elementary Education, Union Assessment Committee Walsham-le-willows

(Single Parishes), County Bridges. CHRISTIE, HARRIET, Folkstone, Kent. Aug 11. Blandy and Wither.

ington, Reading CLUDERAY, CHARLES, Leeds, Clerk to the Holbeck Union. Sept 13.

JULY 12.-BILLS READ A SECOND TIME. Tempest, Leeds COLE, WILLIAM JAMES, Westbourne villas, Paddington, Surgeon.

PRIVATE Billg.--Devon and Cornwall Railway, LiverAug 9. M'Clellan, Bedford row.

pool Tramways, London and North-Western Railway, FARMER, JVMES, Nottingham, Gent. Sept 1. Wells and Hine, Notting. Maidstone Gas, Metropolitan Railway, Midland Railway,

HEPBURN, THOMAS, Clapham Common, Leather Factor, Sept 29.

Preston Tramways.
Hepburn and Co, Bird-in-Hand ct, Cheapside
HOLDEN, MARIA, Oldbury, Worcester, Aug 28. Wright and Co,

HULL, SAMUEL, Uxbridge, Gent. Sept 29. Woodbridge and Son,

PRIVATE Bill9.-Exmonth and District Water, Malton Uxbridge

Gas, Huddersfield Tramways and Improvement Bill HUMPHRIES, JAMES, Blakebrooke, Kidderminster, Esq. Sept 1. (Amendments).

Talbot, Kidderminster
KEELING, Rev JAMES, Blandford sq, Clerk. Aug 15. Guillaume JULY 13.-BILLS READ A SECOND TIME.

and Sons, Fleet street
MACKLIN, WILLIAM MACLAFLIN, Liverpool, Traveller. Aug 10. Enclosure Provisional Order (Abbotside Common), Local

Pruddah, Glenvale st, Liverpool
. MARSHALL, GEORGE, Hesleaton, York, Gent. Sept 10. Killick and

Government Provisional Orders (Aberavon, &c.).
Co, Bradford
MCCABE, THOMAS, Birmingham, Merchant. Aug 7. Hodgson and

Haigh, Birmingham

PRIVATE BILLS.—Manchester Carriage Company (Lim. MORLAND, LOUISA, Reading, Berks. Sept 1. Collins, Reading

ited), Manchester Sabarban Tramways Company, Yarquis SCOTTORN, SAMUEL, Nottingham, Gent. *Aug 19. Burton and Co, Nottingham

of Abergavenny's Estate. STAVELEY, CHRISTOPHER, Bewholme, Nunkealing, York, Joiner. Elementary Education Provisional Orders (Ashford, &c.),

Aug 21. Eldridge and Stephenson, Hull
THOMPSON, PETER, West Derby, nr Liverpool, Esq. Nov 1. Rowe

Elementary Eduoation Provisional Orders Compensation and Co, Liverpool

(Cardiff, &c.). WOOLLISCROFT, Ann, Rossett, Denbigh. Sept 13. Tatlock, Cherter

[Gazette, July 13.]


Wild Birds Protection Law Amendment.


PRIVATE BILLS.-Brentford and Isleworth Tramways, HOUSE OF LORD5.

Dagenham and District Farmers' (Optional) Sewage Utilie JULY 8.—BILLS READ A SECOND TIME.

lization, Hinckley Local Board Gas, Lynn ard Fakenbau

Railway, Rickmangworth Extension Railway, Yarmouth
PRIVATE Bills.-Hundred of Hoo Railway, Liverpool Union Railway, Lonsdale Settled Estates.
Corporation (Loans, &o.), Reading Gas, London Gaslight |

Statutes (Definition of Time).
Company, Bristol Channel Pilotage (Cardiff), Pontypridd.
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JULY 12.-BILLS READ A THIRD TIME. PRIVATE BILLS.-Alford and Sutton Tramways, Houng. low and Metropolitan Railway, Ramsgate and Margate Tramways.

BILLS READ A THIRD TIME. PRIVATE BILLS. - Scarborough and Whitby Railway, Totnes, Paigaton, and Torquay Direct Railway.

JULY 14.-BILL READ A THIRD TIME. PRIVATE BILL.- Enclosure Provisional Order (Llanfair Hills).

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BIRTHS. | ANDREWS.-July 13, at No. 9, Oakley-square, N.W., the wife

of John Andrews, solicitor, of a daughter. BEAN.-July 10, at' Teddington, the wife of W. H. Rodbard

Bean, solicitor, of a son. WILLIS.-July 10, at Winster Villa, Forest-bill, the wife of Frederick Cooper Willis, barrister-at-law, of a son.

MARRIAGE VERSAN-WHITESIDE.—July 12, Hove, Brighton, J. R. Raoul

Couturier de Versan, barrister-at-law, to Harriette Jane Whiteside, daughter of the late Rev. John William Whiteside, Vicar of Scarborn'.


SALES OF ENSUING WEER. July 19.-Messrs. BAXTER, PAYNE, & LEPPER, at the Mart,

at 1 p.m., Leasehold Properties (see advertisement, July 3, p. July 20.-Messrs. DRIVER & Co., at the Mart, at 2 p.m., Free

bold Properties (see advertisements, June 12, p. 13, and July

3, p. 4). July 21.-Messrs. FAREBROTHER, ELLIS, CLARK, & Co, at

the Mart, at 2 p.m., Freehold and Leasehold Properties (see

advertisement, July 10, p. 6). July 21.-Messrs. SMALLPEICE & BISHOP, at the Mart, at 2

p.m., Freehold Estates (see advertisement, June 12, p. 16). July 22.-Mr. WALTER ÎNIGHT, at the Mart, at 1 p.m., Free

bold and Leasehold Properties (see advertisement, p. 6). July 22.-Mesers. NORTON, TRIST, WATNEY, & Co., at the Mart, Freehold Properties (see advertisements, June 12, p.

7). July 23.—Messrs. BAKER & Sons, at the Mart, at 2 p.m.,

Freehold Building Land (see advertisement, July 10, p. 5). July 23.-Messrs. NORTON, Trist, WATNEY, & Co., at the

Mart, at 2 p.m., Freehold Proporiy (see advertisement, June 26, p. 4).


July 15, 1880.

GOVERNMENT FONDS. per Cent. Consols, 98.) xd Annuitias, April, '85, 9f Ditto for Account, 984 xd

Do. (Red Sea T.) Aug. 1908 LO. 3 per cent. Reduced, 974 Ex Bille, £1000, 2) per Ct. 2 pm New 3 per Cepb., 974

Ditto, £500, Do, 2 pm Do. 3) per Cont., Jan.'94 Ditto, £100 & €200, 2 pm Do. 2} per Cant., Jan. '94 Bank of England Stock , 2703 Annuitirs Jan '80

Ditte for Account.


FRIDAY, July 9, 1880.

Under tho Bankruptcy Act, 1869.
Creditors must forward their proofs of debts to the Registrar.

To Surrender in London,
Basham, George Reginald, Crown Hotel, Red Cross st, Licensed

Victualler. Pet July 6. Murray. July 23 at 1 Comfort, Gilbert Humphrey, Mayall rd, Brixton, Manager of a

Public Company. Pet July 6. Murray. July 23 at 12 Hardy, Ince Senhouse, Belgrave rd, Pimlico. Pet July 7. Brougham, July 20 at 11

To Surrender in the Country. Bee, Matthew Stevenson, Gt Grimsby, Lincoln, Tailor. Pet July 2.

Daubney. Gt Grimsby, July 22 at 3 Blakey, Robert, Diggle, York, Licensed Victualler. Pet July 7.

Tweedale. Oldham, July 21 at 11 Geake, John, Reading, Berks, Tea Dealer. Pet July 6. Collins.

Reading, July 23 at 11.30 Rose, Richard, Ashton-in-Mackerfield, Lancaster, Innkeeper. Pet

July 6. Hope. Wigan, July 27 at 11 Sidgreaves, Thomas Atkinson, Manchester, Estate Agent. Pet July 1. Lister. Manchester, July 19 at 12

TUESDAY, July 13, 1880.

Under the Bankruptcy Act, 1869.
Creditors must forward their proofs of debts to the Registrar.

To Surrender in London,
Bussche, E M de, East India avenue, Leadenhall st. Pet July

5. Murray, July 23 at 12.30 Lamh, George Philip, Clarendon sg, Somers Town, Dealer in Wear. ring Apparel. Pet July 8. Hazlitt, July 28 at 11.30 Webster, Isaac Raines, Seymour st, Euston sq, Grocer. Pet July 9. Pepys. July 30 at 12

To Surrender in the Country. Hoyle, Richard, Sheffield, Coach Builder. Pet July 8. Wake.

Sheffield, July 29 at 2
Stainaby, Thomas, Seaton Carew, nr West Hartlepool, Farmer..
Pet July 8. Boulton. Sunderland, July 24 at 11

• Liquidations by Arrangement.

FRIDAY, July 9, 1880.
Allison, William Cumberland, Bournemouth, Hants, Hosier, July

26 at 3 at offices of Aird, Eastcheap Alwen, Thomas Mann, King's Lynn, Norfolk, out of busi ness.

July 22 at 11 at offices of Wilkin, Athenænm chambers, Ki ng's Lynn

INDIAN GOVERNMENT SECURITIES, Ind. Stk., 5 per C., July,'80, 104, Enf.Pr. 54 per cent., May, 81 Ditto for Account

Ditto Debentures, 4 per Cent Ditto 4 per cent., Oct. '88, 1033 April, '64 Ditto, ditto, Certificates

Do.Do, 5 per cent., Aug."73 Ditto Enfaced Ppr., per Cent. Do, Bonds, 4 per Cent. £1000 2nd Ent.Pr., 5 per C., Jan.'72 Ditto, ditto, under £1000

Hebblethwaite, George Hirst, Mirfield, nr Huddersfield, Cotton

Doubler. July 22 at 3 åt offices of Learoyd and Co, Buxton rd,

Huddersfield Hewitson, Joseph, jun, Hope cottages, Shacklewell, Carman, July

22 at 3 at 40, Southampton buildings, Holborn. Cooper, Chancery

lane Hodson, Charles, Hanley, Stafford, Confectioner, July 17 at 11 at

33, Albion st, Hanley. Ashmall Hugman, John Joseph, Frome, Somerset, Draper. July 26 at 1 at

the Cannon st Hotel. Ames, Frome Hutchin, Charles, Birmingham, Biscuit Manufacturer, July 22 at 3

at the Midland Hotel, New st, Biriningham. Johnson and Co,

Birmingham Ingram, Daniel, Hirwain, Aberdare, Grocer. July 20 at 12.30 at the

Queen's Hotel, St Mary st, Cardiff. Linton and Kenshole, Aber

dare Ives, Samuel Benjamin, and George William Ires, Great Yarmonth,

Confectioners. July 29 at 3 at offices of Holloway, Call's Pond ri,

Islington Jacobs, Augusta, Bristol, out of business. July 19 at 3 at offices of

Johnson and Co, Archhouse chambers, John st, Bristol James, Edmund, Earls Barton, Northampton, Butcher. July 20 at

3 at offices of Gillitt, Corn Exchange, Wellingborough. Sharman

and Jackson, Wellingborough James, William, Cinderford, Gloucester, Carpenter. July 21 at 12 at

offices of Parker, Newnham Janman, Thomas, Chichester, Sussex, Solicitor. July 20 at 3.30 at

the Dolphin Hotel, Chichester, Nye, Brighton Jervis, William, Torquay. Devon, Tailor. July 22 at 1 at the Swan

Hotel, Bridge st, Bristol. Huggins, Exeter Jones, Walter Robert, Birmingham, Chemist. July 21 at 3 at offices

of Wright and Marshall, New st, Birmingham Kerby, William, jun, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicester, Butcher. July

22 at 12 at offices of Fisher and Co. Ashby-de-la-Zouch Kilby, Samuel, Deptford, Kent, Builder. July 21 at 3 at offices of

Groom, New Broad st. Cattlin, Wormwood st Lawton, Henry, Fenton, Stafford, Grocer. July 20 at 11 at offices of

Adderley and Marfleet, Normacott rd, Longton Lee, William, Whitmorereans, Wolverhampton, Baker. July 29 a: 3

at offices of Dallow, Queen sq, Wolverhampton Lindley, John, Sheffield, Licensed Victualler. July 23 at 12 at offices

of Wing and Co, Change alley, Sheffield Line, Samuel, Southampton, Boot Maker. July 23 at 3 at offices of

Clifton and Carter, Broad st, Bristol. Clark, Bath Lingard, George Rands, Hanley, Stafford, Boot Dealer. July 20 at !

at offices of Hand and Co, Martin st, Stafford Lloyd, Joseph, Liverpool, Wine Dealer. July 22 at 2 at offices of Dick

son and Syers, Lord st, Liverpool Lockhart, David Harrison, Bristol, Sewing Machine Agent, July 19

at 11 at offices of Downing, Wine st, Bristol Martinavsky, Ignaltz, Monkwell st, Merchant. July 21 at 1 at offices

of Cannon, King st, Cheapside McGrane, John, Birkenheui, Chester, Baker. July 26 at 2 at offices of

Hannan and Pugh, Duncan st, Birkenhead Mellor, Moses, Staincross, York, Builder. July 21 at 4 et offices of

Gray, Eastgate, Barnsley Merrifield, Robert Henry, Plymouth, Ironfounder. July 20 at 11

offices of Square, George st, Plymouth Middleton, John Donston, Great Grimsby, Lincoln, Jeweller. Jaly 33

at 11 at offices of Grange and Wintringham, St Mary's chambers, West St Mary's gate, Great Grimsby Miller, John, Aston, Warwick, Grocer, July 16 at 11 at offices of Raw

lings, Ann st, Birmingham Mills, Charles

Farquharson, Swansea, Glamorgan, Plumber. July 22 at 12 at offices of Stevens, Castle-chambers, Wind st, Swansea. Kempthorne and Son Mitchell,

James, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Grocer. July 29 at 11 % offices of Keenlyside and Co, Grainger st, West, Newcastle-upoz

Tyne Nield, Edwin, and Robert Winterbottom, Luzley Brook, Rotoli,

Lancaster. July 20 at 4 at offices of Needham and Co, York st,

Manchester Nurse, William, Wolverhampton, Commission Agent. July 21 at II

at offices of Stirk, North st, Wolverhampton O'Brien, John, Saint Helens, Lancaster, Coach Builder. July 30 st

2 at offices of Paynter, South Castle st, Liverpool Orchard, James, Swansea, Butcher. July 17 at 11 at offices of

Evans, Wind st, Swansea Panter, Albert George, Blenheim st, New Bond st, Tailor. July

at 12 at offices of Plunkett and Leader, St. Paul's Church yard Parke, Elizabeth, Birrningham, Victualler. July 21 at 3 at offices of

East, Temple st, Birmingham Parr, Robert Dyas, Blackman st, Southwark, Ironmonger. July 19

at 3 at 1, Queen Victoria st, in lieu of the place originally named Parsons, John, Bristol, Painter. July 22 at 1 at offices of Triggs,

Broad st, Bristol. Meade-King and Bigg, Bristol Pearce, George John, St. John's

rd, Hoxton, Manager to an Oil and Colour Man. July

27 at 4 at offices of Hanson, King st, Cheapside Perkins, Nathaniel, Buxton, Derby, Builder. July 26 at 12 at the

Shakespeare Hotel, Buxton. Bennett and Co, Buxton Pickles, George, Leeds, Drysalter. July 21 at 3 nt Law Institution,

Albion pl, Leeds. Jenkinson, Leeds Pike, Samuel, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, Sailmaker. July 28 at !!


Appleyard, John, Middlesborough, Ironmonger. July 19 at 2 at

offices of Peacock, Zetland rd, Middlesborough Aston, James Henry, Huddersfield, Cloth Finisher. July 22 at 3 at

offices of Barker and Co, Estate buildings, Huddersfield
Austin, Henry, Cheltenham, Joiner. July 26 at 3 at offices of

Stroud, Clarence parade, Cheltenham
Bentley, Edward, and Arthur Kershaw, Derby, Stonemasons. July

21 at 4 at the Bell Hotel, Sadler Gate. Hextall, Derby
Berrey, Arthur Edward, Manchester, Commission Agent. July 29

at 3 at 19, York st, Manchester. Needham and Co
Bishop, Henry Gold, Praed st, Paddington, Printer. July 20 at 3 at

the Guildhall Coffee house, Gresham st. Kirby
Blundell, James George, Mile End rd, Boot Manufacturer. July 21

at 3 at offices of Cannon, King st, Cheapside
Bolam, William George, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Dealer in Cattle.

July 26 at 3 at offices of Lax, Grainger st, West, Newcastle-upon-
Tyne. Bell, South Shields
Bradley, Joseph, Halifax, York, Stonemason. July 20 at 11 at

offices of Leeming, Westgate, Halifax
Branchflower, William, Wivesliscombe, Somerset, Grocer. July 21

at 11 at offices of Reed and Cook, Paul st, Taunton Broadway, James, Upwell, Cambridge, Farmer. July 21 at 1 at

offices of Wilkin, Bridge st, Wisbech Buckland, William, Brixton rd, Builder. July 2! at 3 at offices of

Moore and Son, Crosby sq, Bishopgate. Smallman Burnet, Thomas, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Commission Agent. July 16 at 3 at offices of Gillespie and Co. Cross House chambers, West

gate rd, Newcastle-upon Tyne. Sewell, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Burton, John, Westminster Bridge rd, Musical Instrument Dealer.

July 30 at 4 at offices of Hanson, King st, Cheapside. Terry Clark, Henry, Gibraltar walk, Bethnal Green rd, Slide-Box Manu.

facturer. July 16 at 3 at offices of Widdecombe, Metropolitan chambers, Broad st Clews, Henry, West Bromwich, Stafford, Corn Dealer. July 21 at

11 at offices of Forrest, Church st, Oldbury Coleman, Daniel, King Edward's rol, South Hackney, Florist. July

23 at 3 at 40, Southampton buildings, Holborn, Cooper, Chancery

Cox, William, Worthing, Sussex, Grocer. July 27 at 3 at offices of

Nye, North st. Brighton
Crawford, Hugh Hill, Birmingham, Merchant. July 30 at 3 at

offices of Rowlands and Co, Colmore row, Birmingham
Crockett, Herbert, Birmingham, Baker, July 21 at 3 at offices of

Fallows, Cherry st, Birmingham
Crook, Thomas, Birmingham, Brewer. July 21 at 11 at offices of

East, Temple st, Birmingham
Daniels, Samuel, Cardiff, Butcher, July 21 at 11 at offices of

Stephens, Bute crescent, Bute Docks, Cardiff
Death, Thomas, Gt Ormond yd, Bloomsbury, Cab Proprietor. July

26 at 3 at offices of Wright and Lane, High Holborn
Denham, Robert Godson, Doncaster, York, Licensed Victualler.

July 30 at 12 at the Angel Inn, the Square, East Retford. Bescoby,

East Retford
Dunsby, Albert Augustus, Widnes, Lancaster, Grocer, July 24 at 11

at offices of Lowe, Mount pleasant, Liverpool
English, Everard, Addlethorpe, Lincoln, of no occupation. July 19

at 11 at Hildred's Hotel, Skegness. Bourne-Padley, Lincoln Entwistle, James, Bury, Lancaster, Felt Hat Manufacturer. July 28

at 11 at offices of Dodds, Bolton st, Bury
Evans, John, Monmouth, Chemist. July 30 at 1 at the Guildhall

Tavern, Gresham st. Lloyd, Newport
Evans, John David, Swansea, Grocer. July 20 at 12.30 at the

Merchant's Association, Broad st, Bristol. Richards, Castle sq,
Farnsworth, Robert, Chesterfield, Derby, Licensed Victnaller. July

31 at 2 at the Scarsdale Hotel, Chesterfield. Gee, Chesterfield
Fisher, William, Stockport, Chester, Beerhouse Keeper. July 28 at

3 at the Clarence Hotel, Piccadilly, Manchester. Nadin, Man.

chester Frankcombe, Arthur, Mare st, Hackney, Fancy Draper. July 26 at

3 at offices of Cooper and Co, George st, Mansion house. Hollams

and Co, Mincing lane
Gandy, James, Bolton, Lancaster, Paper Hangings Dealer's Manager.

July 27 at 3 at offices of Loftus and Horrocks, Acresfield,
Gaskell, Hugh, Ince-within-Mackerfield, Lancaster, Butcher. July

27 at 1l at offices of France, Churchgate, Wigan
Geen, John, Idol lane, Fruit Merchant. July 29 at at the Guildhall

Tavern, Gresham st. Beck, East India avenue
Gilkes, Edwin Jones, Ryde, Isle of Wight, Private Tutor. July 21

at 3 at the Crown Hotel, St Thomas' 84, Ryde. Hudson, South

sea Gill, Walter James, Mexbrough, York, Auctioneer. _July 20 at 3 at

offices of Badger and Morgan, Compton chmbrs, Rotherham Gillespie, William, Liverpool, Draper. July 23 at 2 at offices of

Lowe, Mount pleasant, Liverpool
Glenton, Henry Robert, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Wholesale Stationer,

July 21 at 3 at the Law Society, Royal arcade, Newcastle-upon-
Tyne. Clark, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Gloyne, Henry Walter, Wakefield, Tailor. July 23 at 11 at offices of

Lake and iake, Southgate, Wakefield
Gooch, George Betts, Thetford, Norfolk, Boot Factor. July 23 at

11.30 at offices of Chittock and Woods, Bank st, Norwich
Hagedorn, Gustave, West Smithfield, Cattle Salesman. July 19 at 2

at the Masons' hall Tavern, Mason's avenue, Basinghall st. Bas.

set, City rd, Islington Halligan, Patrick, Wigan, Lancashire, Shopkeeper. July 22 at 3 at

offices of Wood, King st, Wigan Harris, Thomas, Kingston-on-Thames, Coal Merchant. July 16 at

12 at offices of Sherrard, Lincoln's-inn-fields Hart, Lyon Abraham, St Świthin's lane, Cigar Merchant. July 24

at offices of Waddell and Co, Queen Victoria st, in lieu of the place originally named Hawksworth, Edwin, Crewe, Chester, Coal Merchant. July 17 at 2

at offices of Warburton, Nantwich rd, Crewe Haynes, Henry, High Wycombe, Licensed Victualler. July 21 at 2

at offices of Batting, Church sa, High Wycombe

at offices of Blake, Hall Quay chambers, Great Yarmouth. Powelí, Edward, Locherley, Hants, Grocer. July 20 at 3 at offices

of Davis, Minster st, Salisbury. Killby, Southampton
Price, David, Llwynfedw, Carmarthen, Farmer. July 23 at 1284

offices of Walters, Greengate, Lampeter
Pr ce, Richard, Melverley, Salop,

Farmer. July 22 at 2 at Public
Hall, Oswestry. Ellis, Oswestry
Priestley, Ellis, Idle, York, Joiner. July 22 at 4 at offices of Atkin-

son and Wilson, Tyrrell st, Bradford
Prior, Alfred, Bridge, near Canterbury, Grocer.

offices of Monckton and Co, King st, Maidstone
Reed, Thomas Lerwell, Britonferry, Glamorgan, Boot and Shoe

Maker. July 20 at 11 at offices of Davies, Alma pl, Neath
Reid, James, Dudley, Worcester, Draper. July 22 at 12 at offices of

Warmington, Castle pl, Dudley

July 22 at 12 at

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