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Lloyd, John, Priory mews, Kilburn, Stone Merchant. Oct 18 at 2 Blackmore, Humphrep James, Cullompton, Devon, Dairyman, Oct at offices of Tilley and Soames, Finsbury pavement

14 at 2 at offices of Andrew, Bedford circus, Exeter Longhorn, Alfred, Cottingham, York, Cowkeeper. Oct 5 at 2 at Bond, Henry, Worcester, Confectioner. Oct 16 at 11 at offices of Queen's Hotel, Charlotte st, Kingston-upon-Hull

Tree and Son, High st, Worcester Lumb, Elizabeth, Bradford, York, Grocer. Oct 13 at 3 at Creditors' Booer, William Joseph, Leeds, out of business. Oct 18 at 12 at Association, Godwin st, Bradford

offices of Lowrey, South parade, Leeds. Malcolm, Leeds Mackinlay, William., Great Northern Railway, King's Cross, Coal Boyle, Charles, Cheltenham, Wood Dealer, Oct 21 at 3 at offices of Merchant. Oct 21 at 2 at offices of Thornton and Co, Finsbury

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Regent st, Cheltenham pavement. Redman De Boos, St Swithin's lane

Boundy, William, Leadenhall st, Metal Broker. Oct 21 at 3 at offices Matthews, Henry William, Wordsley, Stafford, Glass Cutter. Oct 15 of Foster, Birchin lane at 11 at offices of Addison, High st, Brierley Hill

Boyd, William, jun, Walker, Northumberland, Builder. Oct 15 at 3 McKennell, James Farrer, Mirfield, York, Plumber. Oct 20 at 3 at at offices of Clark, Grainger st, Newcastle upon Tyne the Black Bull Hotel, Mirfield. Wilson, Mirfield

Briggs, Charler, Tamworth, Stafford, Paper Manufacturer. Oct 27 Mellor, Thomas, Hanley, Stafford, Coach Builder. Oct 15 at 11 at at 3 at offices of Laundy and Co, Waterloo st, Birmingham, the Royal Hotel, Crewe. Ashmall, Hanley

Nevill and Atkins, Tamworth Merrick, Alfred Benjamin, Redland, Bristol, Builder. Oct 18 at 2 at Brighouse, George, Huddersfield, Painter. Oct 20 at 3 at offices of

offices of Tribe and Co, Albion chambers, Small st, Bristol. Fus. Brook and Co, New st, Huddersfield sell and Co, Bristol

Brooksbank, William, Barmby.on-the-Marsh, York, Farmer. Oct Miles, John, Margate, Kent, Solicitor's Clerk. Oct 16 at 4 at offices 15 at 3 at offices of Hind and Everatt, Goole of Parry, Union row, Margate

Brown, Samuel, Great Yarmouth, Smack Owner. Oct 25 at 11 at Mitchell, Joseph, Keighley, York, Tinner. Oct 15 at 3 at offices of offices of Rayson, Regent st, Great Yarmouth Robinson, Cook lane, Keighley

Browne, William Paynter Barton, Ludgate hill, Solicitor. Oct 20 at Morrow, James, Birmingham, Tin Plate ker. Oct 13 at 11 at 2 at offices of Lee, Gresham bldge, Basinghall st the Queen's Hotel, Birmingham. Rowlands

Browning, James, Apethorp, Northampton, Farmer. Oct 22 at 12 Mottram, John, Longton, Stafford, Licensed Victualler. Oct 11 at at Talbot Inn, Oundle. Atter and Brown, Peterborough 11 at offices of Welch, Caroline st, Longton

Brownlees, John Quibell, and Margaret Katherine Brownlees, Mountford, George, Birmingham, Tripe Dresser, Oct 13 at 3 at offices Hemel Hempstead, Hertford, Nurserymen. Oct 20 at 11.30 at of Fallows, Cherry st, Birmingham

offices of Bullock and Penny, Great Berkhampstead Murray, James, Ashton-under-Lyne, Grocer, Oct 18 at 3 at the Chamberlain, William Henry, Wells, Somerset, Saddler. Oct 16 at

Commercial Hotel, Old st, Ashton-under-Lyne. Addleshaw and 12 at offices of Hobbs, Chamberlain st, Wells
Warburton, Manchester

Chambers, John, Birmingham, Coal Dealer. Oct 15 at 3 at offices of
Noble, William, Nottingham, Draper. Oct 18 at 3 at offices of of Wilson, Temple row, Birmingham
Fraser, Brougham chambers, Wheeler gate, Nottingham

Christian, Thomas Murray, and James Henry Christian, Hoylake, Nock, Silas, Blackheath, Stafford, Grocer. Oct 12 (at 3 at offices of Chester. Oct 21 at 3 at offices of Bleakley and Downham, Stokes and Harper, Priory st, Dudley

Hamilton sq, Birkenhead Nuttall, John, Best wood, Nottingham, Farmer. Oct 14 at 11 at offices Conisbee, William, and Thomas Samuel Conisbee, Waterloo rd, of Williams, jun, Clinton st, Nottingham

Iron Founders. Oct 29 at 3 at offices of Dubois, Serjeant's inn, Oakley, Samuel, Aston-juxta-Birmingham, Boot Maker, Oct 16 at Chancery lane. Levy, Surrey st, Strand 10.30 at offices of James, Temple st, Birmingham

Crano, David, Birmingham, Tailor. Oct 15 at 3 at offices of Wright Oldham, John, Darlington, Durham, Hatter. Oct 15 at 11 at 36, and Marshall, New st, Birmingham Priestgate, Darlington. Wooler

Craven, John, Wigan, Tea Dealer. Oct 18 at 3 at Minorca Hotel, Parker, William, Blackstock road, Highbury, Boot Maker. Oct 23 Wallgate, Wigan. Wood, Wigan at 12 at offices of Liggins, Berners st, Oxford st

Craven, Joseph, Bradford, Tobacconist. Oct 14 at 1 at offices of Parsons, Thomas, Monk's Kirkby, Warwick, Farmer. Oct 20 at 3 Wright, Darley st, Bradford at offices of Toller and Sons, Wickliffe st, Leicester

Davies, William, Garreg, Carmarthen, Farmer. Oct 16 at 12 at offices Pearson, William, Brewood, Stafford, Schoolmaster. Oct 15 at 3 at of Edwardes, Lampeter offices of Rhodes, Queen st, Woverhampton

Debney, Charles, Offord rd, Barnsbury, General Dealer, Oct 16 at Peel, John, Derby, Fruiterer. Oet 19 at 11 at offices of Heath, Amen 12 at offices of Young and Son, Mark lane alley, Derby

Dickinson, John, Darlington, Grocer. Oct 14 at 11 at offices of Phelps, Frederick Samuel, Market st, Clerkenwell, Warehouseman. Robinson, Chancery lane, Darlington

Oct 16 at 11 at offices of Cooper and Rees, Broad st buildings, Donkersley, George Henry Oldfield, Huddersfield, Coachbuilder, Liverpool st

Oct 18 at 2 at offices of Armitage, Lord st, Huddersfield Phillips, Thomas, South Stoke, Somerset, Grocer. Oct 8 at 3 at Durber, Elias, Audley, Stafford, Grocer. Oct 20 at 11 at offices of offices of Tyzack, York st, Bath

Local Board, Audley. Sherratt Sandiford, James, Birmingham, Licensed Victualler. Oct 13 at 2 Eaton, Henry, Gravenhunger, Salop, Miller. Oct 16 at 12 at offices at offices of Coleman and Co, Colmore row, Birmingham

of James, Nelson sq, Newcastle-under-Lyme Shovelton, James, Manchester, Accountant. "Oct 15 at 11 at offices Emmott, Margaret, Cheetham hill, Manchester, Provision Dealer. of Hargreaves, Dickinson st, Manchester

Oct 20 at 3 at offices of Rigg, South King st, Manchester Slateum, Robert, Rhyl, Flint, Jeweller. Oct 15 at 1 at the Mitre Fear, Robert, Mark, Somerset, Farmer. Oct 28 at 12 at offices of Hotel, Cathedral gates, Manchester. Roberts, Rhyl

Reed and Cook, King's sq, Bridgewater Smith, James, Nottingham, Draper. Oct 15 at 11 at offices of Black, Filby, Richard, swensea, Grocer. Oct 13 at 3 at offices of Evans Low pavement, Nottingham

and Davies, Wind st, Swansea Southerwood, Joseph, King's road, Chelsea, Coach Builder. Oct 12 Fish, David, Dewsbury, Auctioneer, Oct 15 at 2 at offices of Scholes at 3 at offices of Fowler, Borough High st, Southwark

and Son, Leeds rd, Dewsbury Stanley, William Morton, Esher, Fish Hook Manufacturer. Oct 11 Garrett, William Sutton, Arlington rd, Surbiton, Wine Merchant.

at 3 at offices of Ley and Brocklesby, Water lane, Great Tower st Oct 19 at 11 at offices of Best, New bridge st Tarry, George, Northampton, Beerhouse Keeper. Oct 26 at 3 at Gibson, James, Leeds, Grocer. Oct 15 at 3 at offices of Creditors offices of Walker, Market sq, Northampton

Association, 32, Park row. Leeds Taylor, William John, and James Pigdon Taylor, Newcastle-upon-Gilbert, Mary Jane, Heaton, Lancashire, Licensed Victualler. Oct Tyne, Ship Brokers.' Oct 14 at 2 at offices of Gillespie and Co, 18 at 3 at offices of Rutter and Finney, Mawdsley st, Bolton

Westgate road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Watson and Dendy, New Grove, Alfred, Salford, Lancashire, Grocer. Oct 13 at 11 at Black. castle-upon-Tyne

friars Hotel, Blackfriars st, Manchester. Barron, Manchester Thorne, Richard, Bath, Baker. Oct 14 at 3 at offices of Clark, Union Hickson, Charles, Bootle, nr Liverpool, Baker. Oet 22 at 3 at offices st, Bath

of Lowe, Mount pleasant, Liverpool Todd, John, Tuxford, Nottingham, Boot Maker. Oct 25 at 11 at Hides, William, Wisbech st Peter, Cambridge, Licensed Victnaller. offices of Bescoby, Grove st, East Retford

Oct 18 at 2 at Ship Inn, Market pl, Wisbech st Peter, Webber, Townsend, William, Flaxman road, Brixton, out of business. Oct 8 Upwell at 11 at offices of Best, Essex st, Strand

Hoffen, George Saxton, Scarborough, Baker. Oct 20 at 12 at offices Trick, John, Chagford, Devon, Draper. Oct 12 at 11 at the Magor's of Jennings and Co, Great Driffield

Commercial, Hotel, Newton Abbot. Mogridge, Moreton Hamp. Hooke, Edward, Nuneaton, Warwick, Licensed Victualler. Oct 14 stead

at 12 at offices of Smith, Temple st, Birmingham Turner, David, Stretford. Lancaster, Joiner. Oct 23 at 11 at offices Humphreys, David, Towyn, Merioneth, Coal Merchant. Oct 16 at of Whit, King st, Manchester. Rawes, Salford

12 at offices of Hughes and Sons, Pier st, Aberystwith Warburton, Samuel, Huddersfield, out of business. Oct 14 at 3 at Huskins, George, Wilnecote, Warwick, Greengrocer. Oct 18 at 3 at offices of Ainley and Hall, New st, Huddersfield

offices of Fallows, Cherry st, Birmingham Warren, David, Blaby, Leicester, no occupation. Oct 20 at 3 at Bell Hyde, Tom, Handcroft rd, Croydon, Plumber. Oct 15 at 11 at Green Hotel, Humberstone gate, Leicester. Close, Derby

Dragon Hotel, High st, Croydon. Dennis, Croydon Watchorn, James, Plungar, Leicester, Farmer. Oct 15 at 4 at offices Jackson, Josiah, and Harriet Jackson, Croydon, Cambridge, of Elborne, Brougham chmbrs, Wheeler gate, Nottingham

Farmers. Oct 21 at 11 at the Bull Hotel, Royston. Nash Watkiss, Thomas, Birmingham, out of business. Oct 11 at 12 at Jones, Alfred, Leighton Buzzard, Bedford, Grocer. Oct 13 at 3 at offices of Free, Temple row, Birmingham

the Swan Hotel, Leighton Buzzard. Willis, Leighton Buzzard Williams, Anthony, jún, Farnham, Fishmonger, Oct 20 at 12 at Jones, Susan Ann, Wrexham, Denbigh, Draper. Oct 22 at 3 at Auction Mart, Tokenhouse yd, Potter, Farnham

offices of Jones, Henblas st, Wrexham Williams, William, St. Ives, Cornwall, Ship Builder, Oct 14 at 12 at Jones, William, Llanor, Carmarthen, Farmer. Oct 19 at 11 at offices offices of Tresidder, Shute st, St Ives

of Howell, Stepney st, Llanelly

Keer, John, Charsfield, Suffolk, Farmer. Oct 20 at 3 at offices of TUESDAY, Oct. 5, 1880.

Wood, Woodbridge Adams, James, Capel St Mary, Suffolk, Farmer. Oct 18 at 12 at Kilby, John Henry, Coventry, Solicitor, Oct 14 at 1.30 at the Craven Pearce's rooms, Princes st, Ipswich. Birkett and Bantoft

Arms Hotel, Coventry Andrew, Leyshon, Swansea, Brewer. Oct 14 at 12 at offices of Har. Knight, Walter, Nottingham, Joiner. Oct 16 at 12 at offices of vey, Fisher st, Swansea. Brothers, Neath

Williams, jun, Clinton st, Nottingham Appleby, George Thomas, Kingston-upon-Hull, Chemist. Oct 16 at Lewis, Thomas, and Richard Staples, Thames Ditton, Surrey, 12 at White Hart Hotel, Silver st, Kingston-upon-Hull

Market Gardeners. Oct 21 at 4 at offices of Cann, Vine rd, East Barbone, Francis, Liverpool, Naturalist. Oct is at 3 at offices of Moseley. Cann, jun, Fenchurch st Ponton, Dale st, Liverpool

Longstaff, George, Craven rd, Paddington, Boot and Shoe Manu. Barnard, James, Milton-next-Sittingbourne, Kent, Miller. Oct 20 facturer. Oct 25 at 3 at offices of Wright and Law, High Holat 11 at offices of Gibson, High st, Sittingbourne

born Bellis, Charles, Hale, nr Altrincham, Chester, Farmer, Oct 25 at 3 Marks, Isaac, Westminster Bridge rd, Dealer in Fancy Goods. Oct at offices of Davies and Co, Market pl, Warrington

25 at 3 at offices of Podmore and Harte, Moorgate st


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Marriott, John, Buckingham, Hay Dealer. Oct 23 at 11 at the White MR. G. H. JONES,

Hart Hotel, Buckingham. Weston and Barnes
Marshall, William, and John Castle, Leicester, Stone Masons. Oct

SURGEON DENTIST, 20 at 3 at offices of Hincks, Bowling Green st, Leicester Matthews, Albert, Newport, Monmouth, Publican. Oct 18 at 11 at 57, GREAT RUSSELL STREET, LONDON

offices of Parker, Commercial st, Newport McLaughlin, John, Birmingham, Commission Merchant. Oct 15 at

(Opposite the British Museum), 3 at offices of Jaques, Temple row, Birmingham

will be glad to orward his Pamphlet on Painless Dentistry, free Moores, David, Manchester, Cigar Dealer. Oct 25 at 3 at offices of

enclosed by post, which explains the most unique system of the adjust Bowden, King st, Manchester Morgan, Magdalene, Llanguicke, Glamorgan, Grocer. Oct 21 at 12

ment of ARTIFICIAL TEETH without pain. at offices of Kempthorne and Son, Dyffryn chbrs, Neath

CONSULTATION FREE FROM 10 TO 5. Mutteen, Joseph Holten, Moss Side. Lancaster, Auctioneer. Oct 14

at 3 at the Blackfriars Hotel, Blackfriars st, Manchester. Hill, Manchester

EDE AND SON Newell, John, Calverley, York, Woollen Draper. Oct 18 at 3 at offices of Singleton, Booth et, Bradford


MAKERS O'Brien, Michael, Bridgwater, Somerset, Fishmonger. Oct 22 at 11 at offices of Reed and Cook, King's sq, Bridgwater

BI SPECIAL APPOINTXENT, Osborne, Joseph, Hounslow, Master Bootmaker to the 11th Hussars.

To Her Majeats, the Lord Chancellor, ihe Whole of the Judicial Beach Oct 25 at 3 at offices of Mirams, New inn, Strand Owen, James, Wigan, Lancaster, Provision Dealer. Oct 19 at 3 at

Corporation of London, &c. offices of France, Churchgate, Wigan

SOLICITORS' AND REGISTRARS' GOWNS. Palmer, Edmund, Perham rd, West Kensington, Gentleman. Oct

BARRISTERS' AND QUEEN'S COUNSEL'S DITTO, 25 at 3 at offices of Foster and Co, Copthall bldgs. Miller and Vernon, Moorgate st

CORPORATION ROBES UNIVERSITY L CLERGY GONNS, LS Pamphilon, John, jun, Whittlesford, Cambridge, Implement Manu

ESTABLISHED 1689. facturer. Oct 26 at 2 at offices of Grain, Mili lane, Cambridge Park, Thomas Rees, Llanelly, Carmarthen, Tailor. Oct 19 at 3 a

94, CHANCERY LANE. LONDON. offices of Howell, Stepney st, Llanelly Paxton, Henry, Hanley, Stafford, Builder. Oct 16 at 10 at offices of Ashmall, Albion st. Hanley

vance on Mortgage of Freehold Property.-Apply to CAETE Pilgrim, Edward, Saint Grögory, Norwich, Brush Manufacturer. & ATKINSON, Solicitors, Pontefract.

Oct 18 at 12 at offices of Daly, Guildhall chambers, Upper Market Procter, Alfred Brooke, Solihull, Warwick, Veterinary Surgeon. Oct 19 at 3 at offices of Fallows, Cherry st, Birmingham

day's notice, on Bill of Sale, repayable to suit the bor. Pugh, Thomas, Clungford, Salop, Butcher. Oct 19 at 1 at the Kan.

rower's convenience; no sureties or inquiry fees.--Apply to Mr. garoo Inn, Aston-on-Clun, Newill, Bishop's Castle

W. HOLLINGSWORTH, 13, High Holborn. Established there ** Scamell, William Henry Tilbury, Wherwell, Southampton, Farmer. years. N.B.-A commission allowed on business introdnced.

Oct 14 at 3 at the White Hart Hotel, Andover. Lee and Co, Salis. bury

THE Shelmerdine, Joseph Hill, Rusholme, Lancaster, Licensed Beer

(Limited) advances £30 to £1,000 at a day's notice upon Retailer. Oct 25 at 3 at offices of Withington and Co, Spring gar MORTGAGE of Furniture and other property without removal, dens, Manchester

Sureties, or preliminary fees. London and suburbs only.-T. INGLIS, Shepherd, Arthur Ernest, Cleckheaton, York, Innkeeper. Oct 13 at Manager, 34, Southampton-buildings, Chancery-lane.

3 at offices of Singleton, New Booth st, Bradford Simmonds, George, Southampton, Fish Salesman. Oct 18 at 3 at AW PARTNERSHIP.- Wanted, by & Solicitor,

offices of Bell, Portland st, Southampton Simpson, John, Accrington, Lancaster, Grocer. Oct 27 at 3 at

established Conveyancing or General Practice. Will give £1,500.offices of Barlow, Dutton st, Accrington Smith, Henry, Kirkgate, Wakefield, Tailor. Oct 15 at 11 at offices

Address, F., 129, Gower-street, W.C. of Lake and Lake, Southgate, Wakefield

AW.-Shorthand Writer Wanted, by a firm of Smith, John, Barrowby, I. incoln, Farmer. Oct 20 at 12 at offices of

ompson and Sons, Grantham Smith, Martha, Fenton, Stafford, Grocer. Oct 13 at 11 at offices of

ing age, references, and salary expected, P. W., care of Messrs. Welch, Caroline st, Longton

Moulton, Law Stationers, 37, Chancery-lane, W.C. Stevenson, Benjamin, and Trees Stevenson, Leeds, Joiners. Oct 15 at YHANCERY LANE.-Several Excellent Suites of

3 at offices of Craven, East parade, Leeds Stevenson, Robert Edward, Chippenham terrace, Paddington,

Chambers to be Let in Lincoln's-inn-chambers, No. 90. Grocer. Oct 12 at 3 at offices of Scott Fox, St Mary's sq, Pad.

Chancery-lane, suitable for Barristers, Solicitors, and Professional dington

Gentlemen.--Apply to Mr. ROBERT Watson, 37, Cursitor-street, Swales, Henry, Pendleton, Lancaster, Brewer. Oct 21 at 3 at offices

Chancery-lane, E.C. of Grundy and Co, Booth st, Manchester

HUROH PREFERMENT WANTED.-Private Taylor, Henry, Bolton, Lancaster, Frass Founder. Oct 20 at 3 at offices of Taylor and Sons, Mawdsley st, Bolton

of advowsons, presentations, &c., in favonr of well-recommended Venner, Edward Charles Morgan, and Frederick James Cecil Ven.

clergymen, should refer to the PRIVATE PATRONS' GAZETTE, ner, Totterdown, Somerset, Grocers. Oct 13 at 12 at offices of Essery

edited by Mr. W. EMERY STARK, Associate Institute of Actuaries, Guildhall, Broad st. Bristol

F.R.G.S., &c. Post free for six stamps.-Address, Messrs. W. Vine, Samuel, Portsea, Hants, Provision Merchant. Oct 22 at 2.30 at

EMERY STARK, 23, Bedford-street, Strand. 145, Cheapside. King. Portsea Ward, Thomas. Huddersfield, Tin Plate Worker. Oct 20 at 11 at offices THE CHURCH PREFERMENT GAZETTE

of Dranfield, Ramsden st, Huddersfield Watson, Tratford, Scopwick, Lincoln, Saddler. Oct 20 at 11 at offices

Presentations, &c., for Sale, together with useful advice to pur of Toynbee and Co. Bank st, Lincoln

chasers, should be referred to by every purchaser. Edited by Mr. Wharton, Charles, Westgate, Heckmondwike. Oct 18 at the Royal W. EMERY STARK (Associate Institute of Actuaries, F.R.G.S. Hotel, Cleckheaton. Curry, Cleckheaton

&c.): -Address (enclosing six stamps), Messrs., W. EMERY STAEK, Wheeler, Henry, jun, Maidstone, Timber Merchant. Oct 15 at

23, Bedford-street, Strand. 11 at the Terminus Hotel, London Bridge. Stenning, Maid. stone

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of several heavy cases in litigation, and who has just the County Court Offices, Winckley street, Preston. Parry, Pres.

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Solicitors' Journal.

Messrs. Child to re-erect their bank upon part of the site selected for the bridge and subway. But for this abandonment the public would have escaped the Temple Bar Memorial.

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IT IS RECORDED that when a matter touching an

election was brought before the Court of King's Bench, CONTENTS.

in the early part of this century, the eccentric Mr. JusCURRENT TOPICS :

tice Powys remarked, “ We are not acquainted with the The Vacation Sittings...

... 909 learning of elections, and there is a particular cunning The Interval between the Vacation and Sittings

900 in it not known to us.” It would appear that there is also The Proposed Sub-way to the Royal Courts of Justice.

a particular facetiousness about election matters not The Election Commissions

known to the public outside certain towns where Com. The Rumoured Prosecution of the Irish Agitators

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missions are now sitting. A glance at the reports of Taxation before the Common Law Masters

the proceedings of one of the Commissions, which appeared Private Bills

in the daily papers of Thursday last, will show that The Refreshment Department at the Royal Courts LEADER :

"laughter" greeted a large proportion of the answers of The Trustee's Solicitor

witnesses who confessed the most shameless bribery. RECENT DECISIONS

One man said he had received £5 from the Liberals, and GENERAL CORESPONDENCE

£3 from the Conservatives ; "laughter" immediately CASES OF THE WEEK :

followed, which was repeated when a learned commisLongden v. Sheffield Deposit Bank........

sioner pleasantly referred to him as “ a double-barrelled Reg. v. Wiltshire Justices...

elector," and described the practice as “electoral SOCIETIES ........

luxury.” It is not surprising that some of the The Leeds Connty Court Judge APPOINTMENTS

016 witnesses, observing the pleasing impression produced on COMPANIES ..................................................... 917

the spectators by their oynical frankness, should declare LAW STUDENTS' JOURNAL

that they were not at all ashamed of taking money for LONDON GAZETTES, &c., &C........

their votes. The tendency of proceedings conducted in PUBLIC GENERAL STATUTES,

this jocular way is to destroy all sense of shame, and to
neutralize the main benefit of these inquiries.


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IF IT BE TRUE that the Government have deter.

mined to prosecute of the principal Irish THE VACATION SITTINGS will terminate next week. land agitators for conspiracy, several points of Lord Coleridge will sit on Wednesday next, the 20th law will probably be raised on their behalf. The inst., and all applications required to be heard in court offence of conspiracy will, of course, cover every case before the commencement of the Michaelmas Sittings of an agreement between two or more persons to effect a must be in the paper for that day.

legal purpose (such as a statutory alteration of the laws as to land tenure) by any improper means ; but the differ.

ent counts in an indictment for such a conspiracy must DURING THE PERIOD called in the Rules of Court the undoubtedly lead to some discussion. O'Connell'8 case “ interval” between vacation and sittings, either Lord (11 C. & F. 155) is the leading authority as to conspiracy Coleridge or Mr. Baron Pollock, being the vacation of this kind. In that case a count charging a conspiracy judges, must be applied to in chambers concerning any “to cause and procure divers subjects to meet together special or pressing business. Probably by an oversight, in large numbers for the unlawful and seditious purpose although order 61, r. 6, provides that any other of obtaining, by means of the intimidation to be thereby judge of the High Court mag sit in vacation for any caused, and of the exhibition and demonstration of great vacation judge,” yet, according to rule 7 of the same physical force at such meetings, changes in the Governorder, the permission does not apply to the so-called ment, laws, and constitution of the realm,” was held to “interval." The extent of this interval is, of course, be bad, first, on the ground that "intimidation" was not from the 25th of October to the 1st of November, both a technical word having necessarily a bad sense ; and, days inclusive.

secondly, because it was not shown what kind of intimidation was intended, nor on whom it was to operate.

Among the parts of the indictment, however, which were THE QUESTION has been recently raised, in connection held to be good were counts charging a conspiracy with the Temple Bar Memorial, whether a subway should" to raise and create discontent among the liege subnot be constructed from the Royal Courts of Justice to jects of the Queen, and to excite such subjects to the Temple. Under the Courts of Justice Concentration hatred and contempt of the government and constitution (Site) Act, 1865, s. 14, the Commissioners of Works of this realm as by law established, and to unlawful and were authorized, for the purpose of providing access seditious opposition to the said government and consti. to the new law courts by means of “bridges over tution, and also to stir up jealousies, hatred, and ill-will or tunnels under streets,” to acquire by purchase or between different classes of her Majesty's subjects, and otherwise, any lands, or interest in lands, or easements. to cause and procure divers subjects of her Majesty un. In the instructions which were issued to the architects lawfully, maliciously, and seditiously to meet and competing for the design to be selected for the assemble together in large numbers, at various times and courts, it was expressly stated that “a new bridge is at different places within Ireland, for the unlawful and to be provided on the site of the existing Temple Bar seditious purpose of obtaining by means of the intimida. arch,” and it was also stated that "in addition thereto tion to be thereby caused, and by means of the it is proposed that a tunnel or subway shall be con exhibition and demonstration of great physical structed under the Strand between the Temple and the force at such assemblies and meetings, changes and new courts, on the site of the Temple Bar." It would alterations in the government, laws, and constitution of be interesting to know when this scheme was aban- this realm as by law established.” Lord Campbell, in doned, and for what reason. It is evident that delivering his judgment, said, “I consider that any it must have been abandoned, or the Commis- person who deliberately attempts to promote feelings sioners of Works would not have stood by and allowed of ill-will and hostility between different classes of her

or who


Majesty's subjects is guilty of a most culpable proceeding, and that if several combine to do so they com.

THE TRUSTEES SOLICITOR. mit a misdemeanour." Most of the prosecutions in

II. 1848 were for high treason, while in the case of the We last week briefly stated the remedies of the cestui que Fenian prosecutions about twelve years ago, the trust who wishes to question the amount of the bill of proceedings were mostly for “treason-felony,” under the trustee's solicitor. With regard to the second of 11 & 12 Vict. c. 12. Apart, however, from any question of these remedies that under section 39 of the Solicitors conspiracy, most of the agitators would no doubt be Act (6 & 7 Vict. c. 73)—we stated that the late Master punishable on the ground of seditious intention.

of the Rolls, in some of his earlier decisions, had in. According to Mr. Justice Stephen ("Digest of Criminal clined to the view that the statute enabled the court to Law,” art. 91-93) every person commits & mis.

order a bill to be taxed after it had been paid by the demeanour who publishes verbally or otherwise any trustee, but that Lord Justice Turner had laid it down words or any documents with a seditious intention.” A that in such a case special circumstances must be shown seditious conspiracy is committed by anyone

to enable the court to order taxation of the bill. agrees with any other person or persons to do any act It needs little consideration to show that this latter for the furtherance of any seditious intention common to view must be correct. The bill is the bill of the * both or all of them,” while a seditious intention is "an

solicitor against his client, the trustee, and must be intention to bring into hatred or contempt, or to excite taxed as between those parties. If the cestui que trust dissatisfaction against, the person of her Majesty,

desires to obtain taxation, he must be considered as or the government and constitution of the United standing in the shoes of the trustee, and unless the Kingdom as by law established,

or either trustee can tax the bill, the cestui que trust cannot do House of Parliament, or the administration of justice, or

It follows that if the trustee knowingly, and to excite her Majesty's subjects to attempt, otherwise after having had due time to consider the bil, has than by lawful means, the alteration of any matter in

thought proper to pay it, then, unless some of the items Church or State by law established, or to raise discontent

are fraudulent, the cestui que trust is precluded from or disaffection among her Majesty's subjects, or to pro- taxing the bill. This view was ultimately adopted by mote feelings of ill-will or hostility between different the late Master of the Rolls in Re Massey (34 Beav., at classes of such subjects.” In all such cases the p. 470), and will no doubt prevail. principle that every man is responsible for the natural

Another consequence of this doctrine is, that the cestui consequences of his own acts will, of course, apply. que trust who desires to tax the bill must do so on the

condition of paying what is due to the solicitor from the

trustees, which possibly may be more than the trusA CORRESPONDENT makes the following suggestion with tees, if they had paid it, could have recovered from reference to taxation before the common law masters : the cestui que trust (In re Fyson, 9 Bear, 117). “I should like to draw your attention to the great waste To this rule, however, the late Master of the Rolls of time which constantly occurs on appointments to tax

attached an important qualification. If a trustee before the common law masters. Having obtained an employs a solicitor to conduct the business of the appointuent for, say, eleven o'clock, to tax a weighty bill, trust, there is, he said, a distinction, for the parthe opponent does not arrive punctually; a number of poses of taxation under the Act, between his employing summonses are taken, and when the laggard does appear,

that same solicitor for exactly similar purposes with the master is by that time besieged by persons who regard to which he is not a trustee. Suppose, for in. kand in their bills, and as they increase, and other ap

stance, that he is not a trustee, but simply a client, and plicants of various descriptions rush in, the unfortunate that he says to the solicitor, “I wish you would make first comer possibly waits two hours or more, and perhaps me, or procure for me, copies of such and such deeds, then, either owing to his own or opponent's engagements, and I want to have them fully explained to me, and I has to take another appointment. Many of the bills

come to you for that purpose.” The solicitor tells him, which waste the master's time are merely formal bills, “ You can have them if you wish, but they are not at all or containing little but routine items. If the plan were wanted, they are of no kind of use.". The client says, adopted of all such bills being taxed by the, clerk much “Never mind, I require it to be done.” The solicitor time would be saved, and in case of any dispute a refer says, “ If you wish it, you shall have it.” When the ence could be immediately had to the master. I do not bill is taxed and that fact is stated, the client cannot comknow who has the appointing of masters' clerks, but the plain. But take the case where he is a trustee. He makes latter surely should be capable of this kind of work." the same request; the solicitor makes the same answer, on

which the client says, “Never mind, I still insist upon

that being done." Then it is the duty of the solicitor DURING THE LAST THREE YEARS there has been a steady to tell him, “Very well, if you insist on its being done, decrease in the numbers of private Bills deposited in it shall be done ; but you must understand that, as this the Private Bill Office, There were in 1878, 278;

is not required for the purpose of the administration of in 1879, 254; and this year only 217 were deposited the trust, you cannot charge these costs against your Going further back, we find that 1873. was the most pro- cestui que trust; therefore, if you require it to be done, lific of recent years in this respect; 335 petitions for you must pay for it personally.” It is, the learned private Bills being then deposited in the office, and 227 judge continued, the duty of the solicitor to tell the private Bills receiving the Royal assent. This year only trustee this, and it is for the taxing master to 173 private Bills received the Royal assent.

ascertain whether it is necessary or proper that costs should be incurred, and, if improper, to disallow them (In re Brown, L. R. 4 Eq. 464). It may be doubted

whether this decision can be maintained, for the THE REFRESHMENT DEPARTMENT in the Royal Courts of so-called qualification really cuts away the principle Justice, which is situated on the basement floor of that ultimately assented to by Lord Romilly. The solicitor part of the building which faces Carey-street, is expected who acts for trustees, being, of course, always aware to be opened on the 26th of this month. It is to be that he is acting in a trust matter, is, according hoped that the authorities will see their way to throwing to In re Brown, bound to inform the trustee that he the room open to the profession. There are only about is incurring expenditure which will not be allowed as 200 officials at present located in the building, while between the trustee and his cestui que trust, and on the other daily frequenters are numbered by thousands. the taxation of the solicitor's bill on the application of Amply suficient accommodation is provided for this the cestui que trust, the tasing master is to decide what purpose.

items are and what are not necessary or proper to be

80 allowed. But this is not taxation as between the solicitor and his client, the trustee, but as between the

Recent Decisions. solicitor and the cestui que trust.

It must, however, be admitted that no very clear principle has been kept in view in the decisions on this

ACQUIESCENCE BY LESSOR. subject. The rule, to which we referred last week, that

(Wilmott v. Burber, 20 W. R. 911.) a trustee may bind his cestui que trust by having his solicitor's bill taxed, although, as we have seen, such

The judgment of Mr. Justice Fry in this case contains taxation will be made as between the solicitor and the

some useful observations as to the circumstances under trustee, and items may be allowed which would not be

which a lessor may preclude himself from insisting on a allowed on moderation of the bill as between the

covenant by the lessee not to assign without the written trustee and the cestui que trust (In re Fyson), is

license of the lessor. In the recent case a lessee under a inconsistent with the distinction which has always

lease containing such a covenant agreed to underlet a been drawn, and has been sanctioned by Lord Eldon part of the demised premises, and gave the underlessee an and Lord St. Leonards, between the question of what option to purchase the lease of the whole within five the solicitor may get from his client, the trustee, and

years. No licence was obtained, but it was alleged that what the latter can get allowed as between him

both before and after the agreement was entered into it self and the cestui que trust. Lord Eldon's observa- had been seen, approved by, and assented to by the orition in Hazard v. Lane (2 Mer. 291), that a solicitor ginal lessor; and the under-lessee had laid out money on cannot be allowed to interpose the payment, years before,

the premises sub-let to him and on his own adjoining by a trustee of his bill of costs, between himself and the property, with the lessor's knowledge, assent, and apcestui que trust, for whom he was at the time aware that proval, and relying on his right to purchase. It apthe person who paid him was no more than a trustee, peared, however, that the expenditure was incurred does not accord with the present state of the law ; and

before the option was exercised. After the option was his decision that under such circumstances the cestui que

exercised, the lessor refused his license to the trust is entitled to the common order for taxation, and to

assignment. Mr. Justice Fry held that in order use the name of the trustee in such taxation, cannot at

to preclude the lessor from exercising his strict the present day be considered as an authority.

The legal right in such a case, these elements must exist contaxation under such circumstances would now be against currently: (1) the person expending the money (whom the trustee by way of moderation of the bill for the

we will call the plaintiff) must have been under

a mistake as purpose of justifying his payments to the solicitor (see

to his own right. (2) The plaintiff Grove v. Sansom, 1 Beav., at p. 299).

must have expended money, or done some other act, in A solicitor who has been paid a lump sum for costs

the faith of his mistaken belief being true, for, if he has by trustees will not be allowed to preclude taxation expended no money, or done nothing else, he is not under the 39th section of the Solicitors Act by re

injured and can have no claim. (3) The lessor must fusing to deliver a proper bill of costs. He will be

know of the existence of his own right, and that it ordered to deliver such a bill to the cestui que trust on

is inconsistent with the plaintiff's belief, for otherhis paying the costs of it (in re Blackmore, 13 Beav.

wise he is in the same position, and labouring under 154). Nor will the smallness of the overcharges alleged depends upon conduct coupled with knowledge. (4)

the same mistake, as the plaintiff. All acquiescence in a petition by beneficiaries to tax the costs of trustees' solicitors prevent the reference of the bill for taxation.

The lessor must know of the plaintiff's mistaken beIt is not necessary for the petitioners to state all the

lief as to his own right, for otherwise the lessor will not items objected to. It is usual to point out two or three

be called upon to assert his rights, and non-assertion or more items of overcharge as a sample, and if these

of them will not affect his position. And (5) the items cannot be supported, the bill must be referred to

lessor must have encouraged the plaintiff to lay out taxation (In re Dawson & Bryant, 28 Beav. 605).

money, or adopt a particular course, either by direct It has been said that interest will not be allowed to a

encouragement or by abstaining from asserting the trustee or executor on money which he has advanced for legal right which he possessed. In the recent case the costs out of his own pocket. Thus in Gordon v. Traill (8 learned judge held that the proof of the lessor's knowPrice, 416) the court refused to allow interest on costs ledge of the plaintiff's mistaken belief was wanting, for paid by an executor, although at the time he had no

even supposing the agreement to have been communi. money belonging to the estate in his hands ; but the

cated to the lessor, yet there was nothing in the agreeground taken in this case seemed to be that the interest

ment to inform the lessor that the plaintiff was not should be calculated from the time of a balance being

aware of the covenant in the original lease. struck on the general report; for, until that time, it could not be ascertained that the executor had not money in his hands. In Lewis v. Lewis (13 Beav. 82) executors

The following judges have been appointed to hold the who had paid £1,609 out of their own moneys to meet

winter assizes on the undermentioned circuits, viz. :the costs of an administration suit, were refused interest

Midland, Lord Justice Baggallay; Oxford, Lord Justice on this sum. But in Finch v. Pescott (L. R. 17 Eg. 554)

Tbesiger ; North and South Wales, Mr. Justice Grove ; Vice-Chancellor Bacon allowed an executor interest, at

Western, Mr. Justice Denman ; Northern, Mr. Baron four per cent., on the balances appearing due to him at Eastern, Mr. Justice Lindley. There will be no civil basi

Hoddleston ; North-Eastern, Mr. Justice Field ; Souththe end of each year; but without allowing any interest

Dess at Manchester or Liverpool this time, prisoners only in the computation of such balances.

being tried at all the places. The solicitor employed by trustees is always allowed to

The Times, referring to the recent Sheffield meeting, set off payments which have been properly made by him

says, “We cannot but congratulate the solioitors on the in the performance of the trusts against his receipts in

success of their meeting at Sheffield. If it had produced the same matter (Re Sadd, 34 Beav. 650).

nothing more than the manly and vigorous address of the president it would have served to give the assembled lawyers a new sense of the dignity of their profession and its claims

upon public respeot and consideration. All professions The following are the dates fixed for the winter assizes like to feel a due sense of their corporate existence, and all on the Midland Circuit :-For the combined counties of are entitled to meet togetber for a discussion of their con. Northampton, Buckingham, and Bedford, at Northampton, mon interests. But the lawyers assembled at Sheffield at Monday, Oct. 25; for Leicester, Derby, and Ratland, at any rate showed that their sepse of professional interests Leicester, Saturday, Oct. 30; for Nottingham and Lincoln, is penetrated with a publio spirit, and with a high feeling at Nottingham, Saturday, Nov. 6; and at Warwick, on of responsibility in the weighty matters intrusted to Thursday, Nov. 11,


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