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the plaintiff's expectations as the son of a marquis, and in president of the society in 1876, in which year he presided the hope and expectation that, rather than submit to the ex- with very great success over the society's meeting at Oxford. posure attendant upon the plaintiff being made a bankrupt, He was also a director of the Solicitors' Benevolent Asso. or being saed upon such notes, the plaintiff's father, who is, ciation, the Law Fire Insurance Company, and the Legal and was well known to the defendant to be, a large landed and General Life Assurance Company. Mr. Young retired proprietor, or other members of the plaintiff's family, would from practice about two years ago in consequence of failing pay the amounts claimed by the defendant upon such notes.” | health. He leaves a widow and several children. The plaintiff claimed a declaration that the promissory notes should stand as security only for the moneys actually advanced by the defendant, with interest at the rate of five per cent. per annum, and an injunction to restrain the defendant from negotiating the notes, and from proceeding in

Appointments, Etc. bankruptcy against the plaintiffin respect of them. DENMAX,J., held, upon the evidence, that the above passage from the state

Mr. THOMAS FITZGERALD CALLAGHAN, C.M.G., governor ment of claim accurately described the facts. He said that

of the Falkland Islands, has been appointed Governor of he bad had considerable difficulty in making ont to what

the Babama Islards. Mr. Callagban is a graduate of extent the cases relied upon on behalf of the plaintiff were | Trinity College, Dablin, and he was called to the bar in to be considered as wholly or mainly turning upon the

Ireland in 1854. He was appointed chief magistrate at point that the person seeking to be relieved from a

Hong Kong in 1860, and he was governor of Labuan and bargain was an expectant beir or reversioner. Many of

congul-general for the island of Borneo from 1861 till 1867, the cases, no donbt, were based entirely on this ground,

and administrator of the Government of the Gambia from coupled with the hardness of the bargain, and could not be

1867 till 1871, when he was appointed governor of the considered as authorities applicable to any other case. Yetin

Falkland Islands. Mr. Callaghan was created a companion many of the cases the court appeared to have proceeded to

of the Order of St. Michael and St. George in 1877. set aside the transactions complained of on grounds which Mr. William COCKROFT, solicitor, of Rochdale, has been seemed equally applicable to the case of an improvident appointed a Commissioner to administer Oaths in the young man who fell into the hands of a professional money. Supreme Court of Judicature. Mr. Cockroft was admitted lender, and got deeper and deeper into his debt, the money. | a solicitor in 1869. lender trading upon the probable onwillingness of the

Mr. HORACE FITZGERALD, senior puisne judge of the young man's relations to let him and his family be exposed

colony of Trinidad, has been appointed to act as Chief by bankruptcy, as to the case of an expectant heir being

Justice of that colony duriog the absence of Sir Joseph led into an improvident bargain by a moneylender of the

Needham. Mr. Justice Fitzgerald was educated at Trinity same description. It was very difficult to see any very

College, Dublin, and he was called to the bar in Ireland in solid distinction as regarded the morality of the two trans

1840. He has been a puisne judge in Trinidad since 1862. actione, and his lordship could not perceive that the money lender, who traded upon the hope of eating up a

Mr. CHARLES JAMES GRIMWADE, solicitor, of Hadleigb, large slice of a family estate upon the death of its present

has been appointed a Commissioner to administer Oaths in

the Sapreme Court of Judicature. Mr. Grimwade was ad. owner, was a being at all more unconscionable or worthy of correction by a court of equity than the moneylender

mitted a solicitor in 1866. who traded upon the dread of exposure of the vices and Mr. THOMAS KERR, judge of the Assistant Court of follies of the children which was likely to force parents of Appeal in Barbadoes, has been appointed Governor adequate means or honest homes, whether they were rich | the Falkland Islands. peers or persons of more moderate estate, to pay interest, 1 Mr. JAMES MOTTERAM, Q.C., judge of the Birmingham however ugurious, rather than see their children figure in

County Court, has been appointed a Member of the Standing the Bankruptcy Court. But it must be admitted that a

Committee of Judges for framing County Court Rules, ja distinction, and a strong distinction, had been drawn in

succession to Mr. Jobn Worlledge, resigned. courts of equity between the one case and the other. After a review, however, of the authorities on the subject,

Mr. FREDERICK FERDINAND SMALLPEICE, solicitor, of 1, such as Croft v. Graham (2 De G. J. & S. 155), The Eurl

Lancaster-place, Strand, and of Guildford, has been elected of Aylesford v. Morris (21 W. R. 424, L. R. 8 Ch. 484),

Clerk to the Guildford Urban Sanitary Authority, in sucORorke v. Bolingbroke (26 W. R. 239, L. R. 2 App. 814),

cession to Mr. Thomas Russell, resigned. Mr. Smallpeice and other cases, his lordsbip said that he did not entertain

is the son of Mr. Mark Smallpeice, clerk to the Guildford any doubt that, upon the general principle of equity which

Board of Guardians, the borough magistrates, and the Comlaid it down that unfair and unconsciopable dealings with

missioners of Taxes. He was admitted a solicitor in 1861, a person whose position rendered him too weak to resist

and is in partnership with his father and with bis brother,

Mr. Humpbry Percy Smallpeice. He is also town clerk of rapacity or avarice and unfair dealing, were within the

Guildford and clerk to the county magistrates. jurisdiotion of the court and ought to be repressed, he ought to grant the relief claimed. And he gave judgment

Mr. CHARLES WALTER TAYLOR, solicitor, of 81, Crutched in accordance with the claim, with costs.-SOLICITORS, Friars and Farningham, has been appointed a Commissioner Talbot d Tasker ; James Davis.

to administer Oaths in the Supreme Court of Judicature. Mr. Taylor was admitted a solicitor in 1875.


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DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP. NEHEMIAH LEAROYD and JAMES PEACE, Albion-cham. bers, Moorgate, London, solicitors (Learoyd, Learoyd, & Peace.) June 7.

[Gazette, Aug. 10.]


MR. HENRY THOMAS YOUNG. Mr. Henry Thomas Yonng, solicitor, late of 9, New-square, Lincoln's-inn, died at Campden-hill [Iouse, Staplehurst, on the 25th ult. Mr. Young was born in 1818, and was ad. mitted a solicitor in 1844. Two or three years later he went into partnership with Mossrs. John and John Thomas Roumieu and Mr. John Eldad Walters, and he practised in New-square for over thirty years, having been more recertly associated with Mr. William Melmoth Walters, and Mr. John Croft Deverell. He had a very large family business, and he was a perpetual commissioner for the county of Middlesex and for the cities of London and Westminster. He took a warm interest in the subject of legal education and in all matters affecting the general wel. fare of the profession. He was many years a member of the council of the Incorporated Law Society. He was elected



order dated July 16, appointed Joseph Andrews, Ironmonger lane,

to be the provisional oflicial liquidator INTERNATIONAL TRADING COMPANY, LIUITED.-V.C. Bacon Ims Priya

an order dated July 26, appointod Roderick Mackay, Lothbury, to

be official liquidator JAMES THORNE AND COMPANY, LIMITED.-V.C. Malins has by an

order dated July 9, appointed James Foril, Cheapside, to be official liquidator. Crcditors are required on or before Sopt i to send their

Election Petitions.

names and addresses and the particulars of their debts or claims the contract of master and servant involves liability for a to the above. Nov 4 at 12 is appointed for hearing and adjudicat. ing upon the debts and claims

fellow.servant's negligence. I declare I think this need OAKHAN COLLIERIES COMPANY, LIMITED. --By an order made by the | trouble no conscience. Take a case of tenancy. The law

M.R., dated July 24, it was ordered that the above company be says that in a tenancy from year to year six months is wound up. Denton and Co, Gray's inn sq, solicitors for the peti.

the right notice, unless the parties agreed for another tioners RIPLEY OLD BREWERY COMPANY, LIMITED.-V.C. Hall hag by an

I period. There is no evasion of any law if they do so order dated July 26, appointed Thomas Leman, Pelham st, Not agree. So of namberless other cases. I think the protingham, to be official liquidator. Creditors are required on or before Sept 30, to send their names and addresses and the particulars

posed law will produce litigation, quarrels, ill-will, fraud, of their debts or claims to the above. Nov 2 at 12 is appointed for

and other mischiefs, among them, probably, the disconhearing and adjudicating upon the debts and claims

tinuance of such useful institutions as your accident fund. (Gazette, Aug 6.] - Faithfully yours,


has by an order dated July 13, appointed Robert Yallowly Barnes,

Gracechurch st, to be official liquidator

an order dated June 29, appointed Joseph William Brown, Mold,

to be liquidator in the place of George William Taylor ESTON ODD FELLOWS BUILDING COMPANY, LIMITED.-The M.R.

has by an order dated June 4, appointed John Readman, Lackenby,

nr Eston, York, to be official liquidator FAULKNER, TAYLOR, AND COMPANY, LIMITED.-The M.R. has by an

SANDWICA. order dated July 15, appointed Hugh Shaw, Clegg st, Oldham, to be oflicial liquidator. Creditors are required on or before Sept 15,

August 10.--LUSH, J., in delivering judgment, said that Lo send their names and addresses, and the particulars of their the election forming the subject of this inquiry was disdebts or claims to the above. Oct. 30 at 11 is appointed for hearing tinguished from all others with which they had had to

and adjudicating upon the debts and claims GIFFARD REFRIGERATION COMPANY, LIMITED.-By an order made

| deal in that the more important provisions of the Corrupt by V.C. Malins, dated July 30, it was ordered that the voluntary Practices Prevention Act seemed to have been totally diewinding up of the above company be continued. Miller and Wiggins, Copthall et, solicitors for the petitioners

regarded from first to last. Although the Act providing IMPERIAL HYDROPATIIC INSTITUTION, LIMITED, -The M.R. has

specially against the giving of ribands and other marks of fixed Aug 18 at 12 at 12, Staple inn, for the appointment of an distinction and the payment of money for flags and banners official liquidator

had been in force for more than a quarter of a century, LLANRWST LEAD MINING COMPANY, LIMITED.-Petition for winding up presented Aug 9, directed to be heard before V.C. Hall, on Nov

and the practice had been thought to have died out, yet it 5. Brown, Basinghall st, solicitor for the petitioners

bad been revived by both parties at this election. A som NTY SUPPLY, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED, formerly of £348 103. had been expended by the respondent's agents called The Warehousemen and Clerks' Direct Supply Association, Limited.-V.C. Malins has, by an order dated June 25, appointed

in providing these forbidden attractions, and his lordship John Folland Lovering, Gresham st, to be official liquidator

must observe in passing that £315 10s. of this amount bad, MATLOCK BATI HOTEL COMPANY, LIMITED.-Petition for winding in the summary of accounts banded to the returning officer,

up, presented Aug 6, directed to be heard before the Vacation Judge, sitting at the court of V.C. Malins, on Aug 18. Rogerson

been charged under the head of clerks and personation and Ford, Chancery lane, solicitors for the petitioners

agents. That sum of £315 10g. was mainly expended with TEAVELLERS' ACCIDENT INSURANCE COMPANY, LIMITED.-The M.R. ten tradesmen in the borough, who supplied 365 dozen has, by an order dated July 5, appointed Mr. James Waddell, Queen Victoria st, to be oflicial liquidator

rosettes and 3,605 yards of bunting and ribbon. To this WITHERNSEA BRICKWORKS, LIMITED.--By an order made by V.O.

were to be added 80 special rosettes for the committee, Malins, dated July 30, it was orilered that the above company be charged at 25. each, and 500 other rosettes at lg. each which wound up. Weed and White, Draper's gardens, agents for Thorp and Firth, Kingston-upon-Hull, solicitors for the petitioners

| appeared in a separate account returned by the agent of the [Gazette, Aug 10.7 | sitting member. The summary of the election expenses of

| the respondent was not delivered until the 3rd inst., and no FRIENDLY SOCIETIES DISSOLVED.

vouchers were delivered until the first day of their lordJESSOP LODGE, 105, Nottingham Ancient Imperial United Order of ships' sitting there, on the 5th of August, although the Oddfellows, Crown inn, Codnor Park, nr Alfreton, Derby. Aug 41 poll was declared on the 18th of May. On the other

[Gazelle, Aug 0.]

band, the petitioner's election expenses had not been reFRIEND-IN-NEED LODGE, No. 36, Independent Order of United Friends, Tredegar Arms, Trelyn, Maosyowmer, Monmouth. Aug

turned to this day; the person appointed as his election

agent was not a professional man, and seemed to be utterly [Gazette, Aug 10 ]

ignorant of his duties. It did not appear that any of Sir Julian Goldsmid's bills had been paid, and it was due to the petitioner to say that he disputed many of them, and

his present solicitor said he was not aware until he came LORD JUSTICE BRAM WELL ON THE there that the accounts had not been filed as they LIABILITY OF EMPLOYERS.

ought to have beep. The respondent's expenses, had, it Tue following letter from Lord Justice Bramwell has been

deemed, amounted to a total of £3,153 5s. 3d., and published:

those of the petitioner so far as it had been possible to "Sir,-I think I am right in saying that railway com

ascertain £2,669 188. 10d. ; but it was evident that did panies bave no right to complain of having to pay damages to

not represent all the claims or at least all the outlay at their passengers if they are injured by negligence. No doubt

the election, and the respondent's agent said that they would not contract to do so now if they could help it ;

he bad received from his client since he came to but they voluntarily contracted so to do when they took their

Sandwich the sum of £4,000. He told them he had £800 powers and rights from the Legislature. Whether it is wise

in hand, and yet he said there might be no balance to band or right that their powers should be granted on those terms

over to the respondent--an explanation whioh was far is another matter. It is also another and very different

from satisfactory. But although the court had been upable matter whether they bave justice done 'them in relation to

to ascertain what amount the election had cost oither party, the contract to carry safely. I quite agree that they are

enough had appeared in the accounts and the evidence to fixed with liability very often most unjustly; and in such a

show there had been profuse and reckless expenditure on case as you put, I have used this illustration :- A man hits

both sides, and that each party had striven to outdo the the target ninety-nine times in 100; the hundredth time he

other in providing attractions wbich were expressly for fires wide of it. Is the legitimate conclusion that he is a bad

bidden by the law. The particular expedients mentioned shot, or that he was careless in the last firing? Neither. were not in themselves corrapt practices, and did not of Yet when the driver overshoots the platform a few yards themselves affect the seat, but when their lordships saw a once in a thousand times, there is evidence of negligence, deliberate purpose from beginning to end to set the law and the company is fined. I quite agree also that anomalies at defiance, and win the favour of the constituency by un. exist in the law on this herd. The only remedy is what you lawful meang, they could not help viewing with suspicion suggest-viz., to make people liable only when they are to any matter which was left in obscurity or doubt. His blame themselves. I view the proposed law with alarm. lordebip gladly took the opportunity of saying that he I do not think it can be called an evasion of it to agree found no trace of money having been spent in drink—that with your workmen that you shall not be liable to them. common and most demoralizing form of corruption. The The law, when passed, will mean, 'in the absence of ex- act of bribery on which the election must be declared void press agreement to the contrary, it shall be taken that I was the biring of a large number of publio-houses—88 in all. They could not accept the view put before them by the Hornsea, and was after the sale delivered by him, on the respondent's counsel as to the object for which that large order of the defendant, to the railway station at Hornnumber of houses was hired, but he believed the real object ses - namely, on the 6th of March. On the 8th of was to influence the vote of the publican-that the sum of March the defendant sent & further order to the £5 was paid to each of these eighty-eight pablicans with a stationmaster to forward the barley to Ravensview to induce him to vote for the respondent-the very thorpe, near Dewsbury. On the 12th the defendant essence of bribery. There was no substantial difference repudiated the sale, on the ground that the bulk did not between the colourable hiring of houses as committee rooms agree with the sample, and was unfit for malting, the and the colourable hiring of a voter himself as a messenger ; plaintiff, as the defendant alleged, kaowing it had been the only difference was in the fora of the disguise. The bought solely for that purpose. The defendant, by his omployment of paid canvassers, for which £450 was charged, counsel (Mr. Thomas), at the trial rested the defence of was another corrupt act; but the hiring of the public-houses his client upon two grounds-first, that there being no was sufficient to avoid the election, and they must certify to evidence of any memorandum in writing or part payment, the Speaker accordingly. With regard to the question in order to prove a contract under the 17th section of the whether they should report that corrupt practices had or Statute of Fraude, the plaintiff must show, which he has had not extensively prevailed, they felt bound from the con failed to do, an acceptance and part receipt of the barley; duct of the election by both parties to report that there had and, secondly, should the court be of opinion that taat been extensive corruption. As to the costs of the petition, defence fails, then, if it is proved that the bulk is inferior seeing that the petitioner had by his agents also indulged in to the sample, in that case the contract price must be the same corrupt practices, the order of the court would be reduced by the difference in value of the quality of the that each party pay his own costs of the inquiry.

bu!k as compared with the sample. With regard to the MANISTY, J., in concurring, said this inquiry had caused first part of the defendant's answer to the plaintiff's claim him more than ordinary anxiety, partly owing to the fact that in this case there has been no acceptance by the that the personal charges of bribery against the respondent defendant of the whole or any part of the barley, and were not withdrawn until the last moment. The respon no actual receipt of it proved, there is no doubt that it dent's agents seemed from first to last to have disregarded is now settled law "that in every sale of goods of the both the common law and the statute law against corrupt value of £10 and upwards two things must concurpractices, and to have resorted to every form of corrupt prac the buyer must accept, and he must actually receive a tice with the single exception of treating. The constituency | part of the goods, and that so long as the buyer can was known to be a dangerous one, and the licensed victuallers, without self-contradiction declare that the goods are not with beerhousekeepers, numbered 200, or one-tenth of to be taken in fullment of the contract he has not the whole constituency. It was an important element to accepted them; and it is immaterial whether his refusal their interest, which the respondent's agent had told be reasonable or not. If he refuses the goods, assigning them was indispensable; and accordingly he acted | grounds false and frivolons, or assigning no reason at all, upon a system which had been practised largely at it is still clear that he does not accept the goods, and the other elections, and hired a large number of public question is not whether be ought to accept, but whether houses. That was the act of bribery upon which the he has accepted them. The question of acceptance or case turned. He quite agreed with his learned brother not is a question as to what was the intention of the that the hiring of those houses at £5 each was done buyer as signified by his outward aots." [Blackburn on for the purpose of influencing the votes of the landlords Sales, 22.] In looking through the homerous cases as to

lavour or the respondent. His lordsbip referred to the what is required to constitute an acceptance and part regatta given by the respondent on Whit Monday, and held receipt of goods within the 17th section, I find that in that it was intended to have a corrupting influence. There order to constitnte a receipt by the buyer of the thing seemed to have been a determination to win the election at sold it is necessary that the seller must have placed the all hazards, and the whole business was conducted in such a

goods so far under the control of the buyer as to have corrupt manner 49 to substantially interfere with the free | lost his lien and also the right in the case of the insol. exercise of the privileges of the constituency. His lordship vency of the buyer, of stopping the goods in transite. In hoped this inquiry would te a warning to candidates in the the present case, by the delivery of the barley to the defuture, If gentlemen would furnish money to agents to an fendant at the railway station on the 6th of Mareb, to amount which it was impossible to suppose could be spent

await the defendant's orders, both the plaintiff's lien and legitimately, if they would shut their eyes to what was trans

the right of stoppage in transitu had been parted with, parent, they must not be surprised to find that the election

and on that date, as far as the receipt required by the 17th sep. petition judges took a more severe view of such matters than

tion was concerned, it was complete. Upon this part of the they had hitherto done. He did not believe anything approach

defence the only question that remains is, Was there an ing to purity of election would ever be attained unless the

acceptance by the defendant so as to gatisfy the statute ? law were altered so as to restrict the number of agents, clerks, and messengers, and to make it illegal for any such person

It must be observed that to prove an acceptance there to vote.

must not only be a delivery of the goods to the There was strong reason to believe that the peti

vendee with the intention of vesting the right of tioner, by his agents, had been as guilty of corrupt practices

possession in him, but tbere must also be an actual as the respondent.

acceptance by the latter with an intention of taking to the possession as owner : Phillips v. Bistolli (2 B. & C. 511). The fact of what constitutes such actual

acceptance has in some instances become the subject of County Courts.

almost conflicting decisions. In the case of Morton v.

Tibbetts (15 Q. B. 428), Lord Campbell, C.J., in giving judg. WAKEFIELD.

ment, said :-“We are of opinion that there may be an

acceptance and receipt within the meaning of the Ad (Before Mr. Serjeant TINDAL ATKINSON, Judge.) without the buyer having examined the goods or dono any. Aug. 3.-Fawcett v.Glossop.

thing to preclude him from contending that they do not Contract-Acceptance and part receipt within the 17th section

correspond with the contract," and he goes on farther to lay of the Statute of Frauds-Sale by sample.

down an important distinction with regard to what is

evidence of a contract and that required to sbow its fulälment His HONOUR, in giving his reserved judgment in this case, said: In this action, which was tried before me

by saying, “The acceptance to let in parol evidence of

the contract appears to us to be a different acceptance from with the assistance of an assessor on the 22nd of June and continued on the 7th

tbat which affords conclusive evidence of the contract

of July, the plaintiff seeks to recover the sum of £26 5s., the price of fifteen

baving been fulfilled." In that case (Morton v. Tibbetts) quarters of barley sold by the plaintiff to the defendant by

fifty quarters of wheat of a specified weight bad been sold by sample at the Wakefield Corn Market, on the 27th of Feb.

parol by the plaintiff to the defendant, and delivered by ruary last. The plaintiff is a corn factor at Pocklington,

agreement to the defendant's general carrier, who shipped it carrying on business at the various corn markets in York

on board one of his lighters and forwarded it by capal to shire, and the defendant is a brewer and maltster at Hull.

Wisbeach. Before its arrival, and without previous At the time of the sale the barley, the subject of the present

examination, the defendant resold the wheat. It was inquiry, was lying in bulk on the farm of the grower at !

afterwards rejected by the intermediate buyer on the ground of deficiency of weight, and the court gave a Bard, Aaron, Birdham, Sussex, Innkeeper. Sept 6. Sowton,

Chichester unanimous judgment in favour of the plaintiff, on the ground that the defendant had by the resale exercised such

BISSET, Hugh, Capri, nr Naples. Sept 1. Guy, Bishopgate st

Within an exercise of dominion over the goods bought as was incon. BLUCK, BENJAMIN, Alcester, Warwick, Linen Draper, Sept 1. sistent with the continuance of the right of property in the

Wright and Marshall, Birmingham vendor. Applying the principle of the decision in this case

CoWIE, THOMAS Srock, Hyde pk sq, Esq. Aug 31. Freshfields and

Williams, Bank bldgs to the facts of the case before me, the question suggests itself DoDSWORTIT, BENJAMIN, Scarborough, York, Esq. Aug 24. Munby whether there baving been a receipt of the barley at the and Scott, York Hornsea Station on the 6th of March, and the means of EMMETT, GEORGE, Preston, Lancaster, Gent. Sept 3. Dodd, Preston

FLETCHER, ELLEN, Victoria rd, Bristol. Sept 29. Lawes, Bristol examination being then open to the defendant, but which

GOULDING, CHARLES, Westbourne st. Pimlico, Builder, Aug 21. examination was not made by him, the dealing with it by Cronin and Rivolta, Southampton st, Bloomsbury causing it to be sent to Ravensthorpe to be malted was not HUMPHREY, SARAH, Worth, Sussex. Aug 31. Hasties, East Grin.

stead such an act of dominion as amounted, within the decision in

KIRKUP, Ann, St German's terrace, Blackheath. Aug 28. Bristow Morton v. Tibbetts, to an acceptance, and I am led to the and Shepherd, Cannon st conclusion that it was. The means and opportunity of LEADBEATER, John, Birstall, York, Plasterer. Oct 18. Butler and

Middlebrook, Leeds comparing the bulk with the sample were at hand and open

MANNING, JOHN Walton, Northampton, Retired Carpenter. Sept to the defendant. It may be said that the case of Grimoldby

27. Britten and Browne, Northampton v.Wells (44 L. J. O. P. 203), is an authority in favour of the MURRAY, Thomas, Lonsdale sq, Gent. Aug 31. Lovell and Co, defendant, that where goods bought by sample are delivered

Gray's inn sq and are found not to be equal to sample the purchaser has

NERDIAM, Rt. Hon. FRANCIS JACK, Earl of KILUOREY, Isleworth.

Aug 28. Williams and Co, Lincoln's inn fields the right to reject them, and is not bound to return them, | O'LOUGHLIN, JANE, Hogarth rd, South Kensington, Sept 25. Cookthe cost and risk of retaking the goods into his possession

son and Co, New sg, Lincoln's inn baving to be borne by the seller. But even in the present

PEARCE, JOSEPH, Crewkerne. Aug 28. Pearce, Chapel lane,

Keighley case, had the defendant been justified in rejecting the barley RICHARDS, WILLIAM BIVEN, Stourbridge, Worcester, Harness Maker. at Hornsea, it could scarcely be said that he would have the Sept 29. Gould and Elcock, Stourbridge

RUDALL, JOHN, Eaton sq, Barrister at law. Sept 15. Potter and power, after baving the means of examination at the place of

Sandford, King st, Cheapside destination, to send it to a distant part of the country to a TOMLINSON, Owen, Wimbledon, Surrey, Builder Sept 13. place not named at the time of making the contract, and thus Crowder and Co, Lincoln's inn fields. subject the plaintiff to an additional cost and risk not con WALFORD, Anx, Foregate, Shrewsbury. Sept 30. Morris and Sons,

Shrewsbury templated by the parties at the time of entering into the con.

WALKER, WILLIAM WATSON, Leyton, Essex, Gent. Sept 1. Brett, tract. I am of opinion, therefore, upon the facts of this case, West st, Finsbury circus as far as regards the first head of the defence, that there WILLIAMS, WAUTER, Worthy pk, nr Winchester, Sept 15. Markby

and Co, New sg, Lincoln's inn, London was in fact an acceptance of the barley, and that so far the

Williamson, CLEMENT DECtmus, Holywell, Flint. Sept 30. William. contract of sale is proved. The second and only remaining

son, Chapel Staircase, Lincoln's inn point to be considered is, Does the bulk of the barley sold | WILLIAMSON, EDWARD HENRY, Holywell, Flint, Esq. Sept 30. correspond with the sample ? and on that part of the case I

Williamson, Chapel Staircase, Lincoln's inn bave the valuable assistance of our assessor, Mr. William

Wood, ALEXANDER, Finsbury pk rd, Leather Seller. Aug 31.

Wood, Devonshire st Pettinger, a gentleman of great experience and extensive

[Gazette, July 30.] dealing in this particular trade. During the interval which occurred between the first and second hearing of the case he has personally examined the bulk of the barley with the samples produced and identified at the trial, and he has Legislation of the Week. arrived at the conclusion that there is no material difference between the samples and the bulk ; and with respect to its not being fit for malting he has had some barley taken from

HOUSE OF LORDS. the bulk and also from the samples, and had both tested

AUG, 5.-BILL READ A SECOND TIME. in a malting cistern, and it was found that the barley from

PRIVATE BILL.-Filey Harbour. the bulk and that from the purchase sample germinated equally well, proving to his (the assessor's) satisfaction that

BILLS IN COMMITTEE. there was no difference between the balk and the sample.

Courts of Justice Building Act, 1865, Amendment (passed Finding that there was an acceptance of the barley by the through Committee), Merchant Shipping (Fees and Exdefendant, and that the bulk corresponded to the sample, there must be a verdict entered in this case for the plaintiff

BILLS READ A THIRD TIME. damages £26 58.

PRIVATE BILLS.--Lynn and Fakenbam Railway, Metro. Charles Mellor (barrister), for the plaintiff.

politan Railway, North British Railway. Thomas (barrister), for the defendant,

Epping Forest, County Court Jurisdiction in Lunacy (Ireland), Wilds Birds Protection Law Amendment, Inclosure Provisional Order (Llanfair Hills), Tramways Orders

Confirmation (No. 1).
Creditors' Claims.

The Royal assent was given by commission to the follow-

| ing Bills :—Taxes Management, Epping Forest, Looal CREDITORS UNDER ESTATES IN CHANCERY.

Government Provisional Orders (Eastbourne, &c.), MetroLAST DAY OF PROOF.

polis Improvement Schemes Modification Provisional Order, FOSTER, WILLIAM, Sedbergh, York, Woolstapler. Oct 1, Robinson Inclosure Provisional Order (Llanfair Hills), Rickmansworth y Moss, V.C. Hall. Robinson, Sedbergh

Extension Railway, North British and 'Yoker Railways, IRVING, WILLIAM, Ireby, Cumberland, Yeoman, Oct 1. Cann Mark, V.C. Hall, Tyson and Hobson, Maryport

Clyde Lighthouses, Rathmines and Rathgar Towoship MARTIN, HAMILTON, Guide Bridge, Lancashire. Oct 1. Manchester Water, Burton-upon-Trent Corporation, Great Northern

and Liverpool District Banking Co Limited v Hankinson, V.C. Railway, Great Western Railway, King's Lynn Corporation,

Bacon. Hankinson, Manchester
MEYER, CHARLES, Míncing lane, Merchant. Bock v Meyer, M.R.

Liverpool United Gas, London and North-Western Railway, Crump, Philpott lane

Midland Railway, Oldham Improvement, Banbury and SILVER, THOMAS ROYALL, Maidstone, Cornet in Army, Aug 27 Cheltenham Direct Railway, Dagenhain and District

V.C. Malins. Fladgate, Craven st, Strand
SMITH, JAMES, Hexham, Northumberland, Draper. Sept 1. Smith

Farmers (Optional) Sewage Utilization, Woodside and South v Flanagan, V.0. Malins. Taylor, Hexham

Croydon Railway, Black Sluice Drainage, Liverpool and Thomas, Join, Stourbridge, Worcester. Aug 30. Thomas y Birkenhead Subway, Witham River Outfall, Posen's Thomas, V.C. Bacon. Higgs, Birmingham

Naturalization. [Gazette, July 27.]


PRIVATE Bill.-Muirhead's Patent.
CREDITORS UNDER 22 & 23 VICT. CAP. 25. Exchequer Bonds and Bills,

ABURROW, MARY, Walderton, Stoughton, Sussex. Aug 30. Arnold PRIVATE BILLS. -- Skipton and Kettlewell Railways,

and Cooper, Chichester ANDERSON, ANNIE HESSEY, Balcombe, Sussex. Dec 1. Shaw,

Kinsale Harbour. Furnival's inn

Inland Revenue.


Artizaps and Labourers Dwellings (Scotland) Provisional Post Office Savings Banks.
Orders (Leith).


PRIVATE Bill.-Duke of Leeds' Estate.
Private Bills.—Duke of Leeds' Estate, Gas Light and Consolidated Fund (No. 2), Assaults on Young Persons.
Coke, Commercial Gas, and South Metropolitan Gas Light

BILL IN COMMITTEE. and Coke Companies, Totnes, Paignton, and Torquay

Hares and Rabbits. Direct Railway.

BILLS READ A THIRD TIME. Tramways Orders Confirmation (No. 2), Courts of Justice

Drainage and Improvement of Land (Ireland) Provisional Building Act, 1865, Amendment, Merchant Shipping (Fees

Orders (No. 3), Local Government (Ireland) Provisional and Expenses).

Orders, Artizans and Labourers Dwellings, Dublin, &c.,

Waterworks, Armagh, Bastardy Orders.
Railway Construction Facilities Act, 1864, Amendment,
Drainage Boards (Ireland) Additional Powers, Spirits,
Metropolitan Board of Works (Money), Lord Plunket's

Legal News.
Exchequer Bonds and Bills.

In the House of Commons on Monday last, on the vote of

£182,416, for the Chancery Division of the High Court of PRIVATE BILL.-Halesowen Railway.

Justice, Mr. Rylands moved the reduction of the vote by Inland Revenue.

£6,800, being the amount of the salaries of the oficial AUG. 10.-BILLS READ A FIRST TIME.

referees. The hon, member said tbat four official referees Married Women's Policy of Asurance (Scotland), General

were not required, and if that were so, there was no reason Police and Improvement (Scotland) Provisional Order

for paying their salaries. He was informed that the reason (Forfar Gas).

why the referees were not more fully employed was that the ' BILL READ A SECOND TIME.

judges declined to make use of them, and that some of the PRIVATE Bills.-Muirhead's Patent, Teign Valley

judges referred matters by favour to certain Q.C.'s of their Railway.

own choosing. The Solicitor-General could assure his hon. BILLS READ A THIRD TIME.

friend that all four of the official referees had during the PRIVATE BILLS.-Alford and Sutton Tramways, North

present year teen fully occupied, and some of them were Dublin Street Tramways, Coventry and District Tramways,

unable to get all the business they had before them disposed Belfast Central Railway.

of before the long vacation. There was, no doubt, at one Lord Plunket's Indemnity, Excbequer Bonds and Bills,

time a very unsatisfactory state of things, but owing to the Artizans and Labourers Dwellings (Scotland) Provisional

change that had come about by charging a uniform fee of £5, Order (Leitb).

the referees at present had as much to do as they could

possibly get through. Mr. H. Palmer bore testimony to the HOUSE OF COMMONS.

very great service that was done by the official referees, and AUG. 5.-BILL READ A FIRST TIME.

contended that they were among the most hard-worked of

all public servants. Mr. W. Williams remarked that ex. Law of Ejectment (Ireland).

perience had induced him to alter his opinion as to the official BILL READ A SECOND TIME. PRIVATE BILL.- Ennis and West Clare Railway.

referers, and he agreed entirely with every word that the BILL IN COMMITTEE,

Solicitor-General had uttered. Mr. A. O'Connor quoted the Employers Liability.

criticism delivered by the present Attorney-General two years BILLS READ A THIRD TIME.

ago on the office and the way the duties were performed. PRIVATE Bill.-London Tramways.

He then held that the maintenance of the office was a mere Exchequer Bonds and Bills.

squandering of the public money. The Solicitor-General BILL WITHDRAWN

replied that it was in consequence of the criticism of the Bills of Sale Act, 1878, Amendment.

Aitorney-General that the work was now more satisfactorily AUG.6.-BILLS READ A FIRST TIME.

done. The amendment was then withdrawn.--Mr. Monk Assault on Young Persons, Bastardy Orders.

called attention to the sum of £2,000 paid to the stockbroker BILL READ A SECOND TIME.

of the Court of Chancery, who made his profit out of every Private Bill.–Duke of Leeds' Estate.

transaction ordered by the court. Lord F. Cavendish exBILIS IN COMMITTEE.

plained that the arrangement was a inost advantageous obe Employers Liability, Elementary Education (passed for the public, as the salary of £2,000 was in place of fees. thiough Committee).

Mr. H. Palmer said that the office of the Lord Chancellor, 50 BILLS READ A THIRD TIME,

far as the Court of Chancery was concerned, was a sinecure, PRIVATE BILLS.-Marquis of Abergavenny's Estate, Moir. because by the passing of the Judicature Act the Supreme head's Patent, Strathendrick and Aberfoyle Railway. Court of Justice was constituted. Of that court the Lord Spirits, Drainage Boards (Ireland) Additional Powers,

Chancellor was president, but as head of the profession he Metropolitan Board of Works (Money), Railway Construc. seldom or ever gat in the Court of Chancery. He had only tion Facilities Act, 1864, Amendment.

sat six days in 1878 and two days in 1877. The Chairman AUG. 9.-BILLS READ A FIRST TIME,

pointed out that this subject would be more properly disCounty Courts Jurisdiction in Lunacy (Ireland), Courts

cussed under the vote which included the Lord Chancellor's of Justice Building Act, 1865, Amendment.

salary. The vote was agreed to.-On the vote of £63,996 BILL READ A SECOND TIME.

for the central offices of the Supreme Court of Judicature, Bastardy Orders.

jodges' clerks, and other officers, Mr. T. Thompson moved BILLS IN COMMITTEE.

to reduce the vote by £2,740, the sum paid to the judges's Census (Ireland), Censos (Scotland).

marshals. He considered those officials to be useless. The BILÍS READ A THIRD TIME.

Solicitor-General said the judges appreciated the services of PRIVATE BILL.-Greenock Harbour.

the marshals, and this fact was borne out by the circumElementary Education Provisional Orders Confirmation stance that the judges themselves bore the travelling er. (Cardiff, &c.), General Police and Improvement (Scotland) penses and the cost of the maintenance of the marshals. It Provisional Orders (Forfar Gas.).

was a mistake to suppose that the offices were sinecores, for AUG. 10.-BILLS READ A FIRST TIME.

the marshals performed duties which were a material assistLord Plunket's Indemnity, Consolidated Fund (No. 2).

ance to the arduous work of the judges on circuit. Mr. W. BILLS READ A SECOND TIME.

Williams thought the office ought to be abolished along Census, Drainage and Improvement of Land (Ireland) with the scarlet robes, wigs, carriages, and javelin men, and Provisional Order (No. 4).

the other paraphernalia of the circuit system, as well as the BILL IN COMMITTEE.

absurdity of attending church (oh, oh, and laughter). Dr. Bastardy Orders, Fares and Rabbits.

M. Lloyd and Mr. Gorst supported the vote, Mr. Biggar BILLS READ A THIRD TIME.

remarking that judges had clerks to attend to their Census (Ireland.)

business, and therefore he saw no necessity for martials. BILL WITHDRAWN.

He had no objection to the ceremonial usually attending Game and Trespass.

law officers, because from personal experience he could

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