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Companies.

WINDING-UP NOTICES.
Joint Stock COMPANIES.

LIMITED IN CHANCERY.
GREENING AND FARDON, LIMITED.-Creditors are required, on or

before Oct 22, to send their names and addresses and the parti. culars of their debts or claims to Alfred Ebenezer Wenham, Ann

st, Birmingham HAY GEEX CORN MILL COMPANY, LIMITED.--Creditors are required, on or before Oct 30, to send their names and addresses and the particulars of their debts or claims to Charles Henry Marriott, Dewsbury. Nov 8 at 12 is appointed for hearing and adjudicating

upon the debts and claims OLDBURY BRICK COMPANY, LIMITED.-Creditors are required, on or before Oct 13, to send their names and addresses and the particu. lars of their debts or claims to Howard Samuel Smith, Bennett's hill, Birmingham. Nov 22 at 10 is appointed for hearing and ad.

judicating upon the debts and claims SILKSTOXE AND DODWORTI COAL AND IRON COMPANY LIMITED.

Petition for winding up, presented Oct 7, directed to be heard be. fore Malins, V.C. on Nov 5. Pritchard and Co, Little Trinity lane, for Grundy and Co, Manchester, solicitors for the petitioner

[Gazette, Oct. 8.)

To Surrender in the Country. Astle, Thomas, Blackfordby, Leicester, Grocer. Pet Oct 6. Hub.

bersty. Burton-on-Trent, Oct 21 at 11 Child, William Henry, Deal, Kent, Builder. Pet Oct 2, Cripps.

Tunbridge Wells, Oct 19 at 3 Curtoys, Charles, Bath, Brewer. Pet Sept 25. Smith. Bath, Oct

23 at 12 Goodacre, Sam, Lowdham, Nottingham, Miller. Pet Oct 5. Speed,

Nottingham, Oct 20 at 10.30 Meredith, Robert, Llandudno, Carnarvon, Lodging house Keeper.

Pet Oct 5. Jones. Bangor, Oct 21 at 12. 15 Pettit, Maria, and Matthew Hardiman Pettit, Yarmouth, Isle of

Wight. Booksellers. Pet Oct 5. Blake. Newport, Oct 20 at 12 Rogers, George William, Norwich, Carpenter, Pet Oct 6. Cooke.

Norwich, Oct 20 at 12 Stanley, William Morton, Redditch, Fishing Tackle Manufacturer.

Pet Oct 4. Cole. Birmingham, Oct 19 at 2 White, John Thomas Porter Baster, Deptford, Kent. Pet Oct 1. Pitt-Taylor. Greenwich, Oct 26 at 1

TUESDAY, Oct. 12, 1890.

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

To Surrender in London, Jones, Jabez, Emerson st, Bankside, Lead Merchant. Pet Oct 7. Brougham. Oct 26 at 11

To Surrender in the Country. Hindson, John, Liverpool, Brewer, Pet Oct 9. Bellringer. Liver.

pool, Oct 25 at 12 Holdsworth, Mary, Blackburn, Lancaster. Pet Oct 8. Bolton,

Blackburn, Oct 27 at 11 Morgans, Thomas, Nantmel, Radnor, Farmer, Pet Oct 7. Talbot

Newton, Oct 26 at 12.30 Verdin, Robert, Leftwich, nr Northwich, Waterman. Pet Oct 6

Speakman. Nantwich, Oct 25 at 11 Walker, James, Swansea, Iron Merchant. Pet Oct 6. Jones.

Swansea, Oct 25 at 11 Williamson, James, jun, Ardwick, Manchester, Brewer. Pet Oct 7.

Lister. Manchester, Oct 29 at 12

CHESTERTON COAL AND Irox COMPANY, LIMITED.--Petition for

winding up, presented Oct 2, directed to be heard before the M.R. on Nov 6. Emmett and Son, Bloomsbury sq, for Landor, Ruge.

ley, solicitor for the petitioner FLAGSTAFF SILVER MINING COMPANY OF UTAI, LIMITED.--Petition

for winding up, presented Sept 21, directed to be heard before the M.R. on Nov 6. Kerly, Gt Winchester st, solicitor for the peti.

tioner SILKSTOXE AND DODWORTH COAL AND IRON COMPANY, LIMITED.

Petition for winding up, presented Oct 11, directed to be heard before Malins, V.C. on Nov 5. Burn, Clement's lane, for Robinson and Gartside, Ashton-under-Lyne, solicitors for the petitioners

[Gazette, Oct. 12.]

UNLIMITED IN CHANCERY. GREAT BRITAIN FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY,- Petition for winding

up, presented Sept 11, directed to be heard before the M.R. on Nov 6. Ashurst and Co, Old Jewry, solicitors for the petitioners

[Gazette, Oct. 12.] FRIENDLY SOCIETIES DISSOLVED. WORMINGHALL AGRICULTURAL BENEFIT SOCIETY, School-room, Worminghall. Sept 29

(Gazette, Oct. 8.1

Law Students' Journal.

BIRMINGHAM LAW STUDENTS' SOCIETY.

At a meeting of this society held in the Law Library on Tuesday, October 5, Mr. W. E. Taylor in the chair, a discussion took place on the following moot point :-“ Does the Statute of Limitations operate as a bar to a claim by a creditor against the separate estate of a married woman?'Morton v. Turvill (2 P. Wms. 744); Vaughan v. Walker (6 Ir. Ch. Rep. 471, 8 Ir. Ch. Rep. 458); Hodgson v. Williamson (28 W. R. 944); Article in SOLICITORS' JOURNAL, Sept. 4, 1880, p. 817. The speakers in the affirmative were Messrs. Ludlow, Rogers, and O'Connor, and in the negative, Messrs. B. Smith, Barrows, Gem, and Whitehouse. The chairman having summed up, the question was put and decided in the aftirmative. A vote of thanks to the chairman concluded the meeting.

BANKRUPTCIES ANNULLED.

FRIDAY, Oct. 8, 1880.
Campbell, Charles, Clement's lane, Commiesion Agent. Sept 21
Legard, Sir Charles, Charles st, Berkeley sq, Bart. Oct 5

Liquidations by Arrangement.
FIRST MEETINGS OF CREDITORS.

FRIDAY, Oct. 8, 1880.
Anderton, Howson, Blackburn, Lancaster, Cabinet Maker. Oct 2

at 11 at offices of Hawarth, Lord st, Blackburn Barrow, John, Sheffield, Joiner. Oct 19 at 11 at offices of Allen,

Fig Tree lane, Sheffield Barton, Thomas John, Kettlebaston, Suffolk, Farmer. Oct 20 at 3

at Lion Inn, Hadleigh Bastin, Emma, Worcester, Hatter. Oct 21 at 3 at 7, Swithin st,

Worcester Behenna, William, Plymouth, Groder, Oct 22 at 11 offices of Elwor

thy, Courtenay 'st, Plymouth Bradley, John, Hereford, Builder. Oct 23 at 4 at offices of Corner,

High Town, Hereford Brangwin, Castle, Rhylston terrace, Fulham, Grocer. Oct 16 at 3 at

offices of Bassett, Barnard's inn, Holborn Brennir, Henry Marston, Wethersfield, Essex. Professor of Music.

Oct 18 at 2 at 164, Fleet sc. St Aubyn Angrove, Serjeant's inn,

Fleet st Brown, George Preston, Leamington Priors, Warwick, Pork

Butcher. Oct 23 at 3 at offices of Overell and Son, Warwick st, Leamington Priors Burgess, John Thomas, High st, Whitechapel, Grocer. Oct 22 at 2

at Creditors' Association, Arthur st East. Learoyd and Co, Albion

chambers, Moorgate st station Carruthers, Christopher, Longtown, Cumberland, Ironmonger.

Oct 20 at 3 at offices of Wannop, Scotch st, Carlisle Charlesworth, Herbert, West Gorton, Manchester, Provision Dealer,

Nov 3 at 2 at Falstaff Hotel, Market pl, Manchester. Tremewen

Deansgate, Manchester Clarke, John Hall, and John Thomas Atkins, Stonebridge rd,

Tottenham, Builders. Oct 21 at 3 at offices of Bastard, Brabant Clarke, Joseph, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancaster, Waste Dealer. Oct

27 at 11 at offices of Toy and Broadbent, Park parade, Ashton. under-Lyne Clegg, John, Bilston, Stafford, Baker. Oct 19 at 12 at offices of

Smith, Temple st, Birmingham Clunie, John, Winson Green, Birmingham, Builder. Oct 22 at 11 at

offices of Burn and Co, Temple st, Birmingham Cockle, Alfred, Newtown, Bristol, Cooper. Oct 20 at 2 at offices of

Johnson and Co, Arch House chmbrs, John st Colbourn, Thomas, Hoxton st, Hoxton, General Salesman. Nov 1

at 3 at 10, Southampton bldgs, Holborn. Cooper, Chancery lane Collett, Charles, Stow wood, Oxford, Farmer. Oct 25 at 11 at offices

of Mallam, High st, Oxford Corker, Robert, High Harrogate, York, Butcher. Oct 21 at 11 at

offices of Crumbie, Stonegate, York Cragg, Joseph, and Thomas Seward, Topsfield place, Crouch End,

House Furnishers. Oct 20 at 2 at Guildhall Tavern, Gresham st. Crundall and Co, Cannon st Davis, Jane, Worcester, Licensed Victualler. Oct 2

of Corbett, Avenue House, the Cross, Worcester Dobson, George, Middlesborough, out of business. Oct 19 at 2 at

offices of Tenle, Albert rd, Middlesborough Dobson, Robert, Egton, York, Farmer. Oct 27 at 11 at offices of

Frankland and Co, Grapo lane, Whitby

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A solicitor, writing to the Times on the process of reduction of probate duty, says:-“ We solicitors have to bear the brunt of the absurdity, and olients suppose we are making affidavits and accounts for more costs' sake. Oannot our present Chancellor of the Exchequer reform such a small abuse as this ?

LONDON GAZETTES.

Bankrupts.

FRIDAY, Oct. 8, 1880.

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

To Surrender in London. Bacon, Walter Henry, the Mall, Kensington, Picture Dealer. Pet

Oct 5, Brougham, Oct 19 at 11.30

Downie, John, Grey coat pl, Westminster, Licensed Victualler. Oct

18 at 1 at Ridler's Hotel, Holborn. Goatly Evans, James, Tipton, Stafford, Beerhouse Keeper. Oct 21 at 3 at

offices of Travis, Church lane, Tipton Evans, John, Resolven, Glamorgan, Miller. Oct 21 at 12 at offices of

Charles Brothers, the Parade, Neath Evans, Peter, Gwespyr, Flint, Miner. Oct 23 at 12 at Albion Hotel,

Chester. Davies, Holywell Evans, Richard, Llandrillo, Merioneth, Licensed Victnaller. Oct 20

at 11 at offices of James, Brookside, Corwen Evans, Thomas, Liverpool, Saddler.Oct 22 at 2 at offices of Lowe,

Mount pleasant, Liverpool Fletcher, Thomas, Yardley, Worcester, Cowkeeper. Oct 20 at 12

at offices of Duke, Temple row, Birmingham Frost, Thomas, Derby, Pork Butcher. Oct 21 at 3 at offices of Hextall,

Full st, Derby Farnsworth, Frederick, Chesterfield, Refreshment house Keeper,

Oct 18 at 10.30 at offices of Jones and Middleton, Gluman gate,

Chesterfield Fletcher, Edwin, Birkenshaw, near Leeds, Painter. Oct 19 at 3 at

offices of Ibberson, Westgate, Dewsbury Gale, William Edwin, Brook green, Hammersmith, Journalist. Oct

19 at 3 at offices of Groom, New Broad st. Ramskill, New Broad st Geldart, Thomas, Galphay, York, Farmer, Oct 19 at 11 at offices

of Bateson and Hutchinson, Ripon Gibban, Henry, Leeds, Farmer, Oct 18 at 4 at offices of Stone and

Simpson, Church rd, Tunbridge Wells Gibbs, William, Woolwich, Kent, Butcher. Oct 29 at 3 at offices of

Laidman, Serjeants' inn, Temple Gill, William Philip, Woodside, Surrey, Baker. Oct 28 at 3 at offices

of Lockyer, Gresham buildings, Basinghall st Glenister, Daniel, Amersham, Bucks, Butcher. Oct 16 at 3 at King's

Arms Inn, Amersham Gooderbam, John Noble, Mendlesham, Suffolk, Farmer. Oct 28 at

12 at King's Head Hotel, Stowmarket. Pollard, Ipswich Goodwin, Joseph, Stafford, Builder. Oct 20 at 3 at offices of Horton,

Imperial chambers, Colmore-row, Birmingham Goodwin, William, Northampton, Baker. Oct 20 at 12 at offices of

Banks, Bradshaw st, Northampton Gouyn, John, Camberwell rd, Draper. Oct 27 at 12 at oflices of

Whites and Co, Budge row, Cannon st
Green, Frederick, Twyning, Gloucester, Farmer. Oct 21 at 3 at

Fleece Hotel, High st, Cheltenham. Pace
Greenwood, Stephen, and John William Greenwood, Wilsdien, York,

Joiners. "Oct 21 at 10 at offices of Peel and Gaunt, Chapel lane,

Bradford Griffiths, Thomas, Penarth, near Cardiff, Innkeeper. Oct 25 at 12 at

offices of Tribe and Co, Cockherbtown, Cardiff Gurd, Charles Henry, St George's, Gloucester, Oil Retailer. Oct 16

at 12 at offices of Andrews, Nicholas st, Bristol. Ayre, Bristol Hardyman, George, Leicester, Hosiery Manufacturer. Oct 22 at 3

at offlces of Owston and Dickinson, Friar lane, Leicester Harman, Thomas, York, Professor of Dancing. Oct 19 at 11 at

offices of Smith, Petergate, York Hartley, James, Southport, Lancaster, Provision Dealer. Oct 30 at

11 at offices of Best, Wright st, Southport Hawkins, Thomas, Oldham, Lancaster, Joiner. Oct 20 at 3 at offices

of Clegg, Clegg st. Oldham Haylett, William, Diss, Norfolk, Grocer. Oct 22 at 11 at King's

Head Hotel, Diss. Muskett and Garrod Henshaw, William, Ilkeston, Derby, Fichmonger. Oct 27 at 11 at

Maypole Hotel, Long row, Nottingham. Thurman, Ilkeston Holdsworth, Samuel, Ripon, York, Flour Dealer, Oct 20 at 11 at

offices of Bateson and Hutchinson, Ripon Holt, Thomas, Salford, Lancaster, Bricklayer. Oct 21 at 3 at offices

of Heath and Sons, Swan st, Manchester Hooper, Thomas, Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Boot and Shoe Maker.

Oct 25 at 10.30 at 23, Commercial st, Newport. Davies, Pontypridd Horlick, James, Bristol, Baker. Oct 18 at 2 at offices of Clifton and

Carter, Broad st, Bristol Izon, John Frederick, Darlaston, Stafford, Ironmaster. Oct 21 at

12.30 at the Great Western Hotel, Monmouth st, Birmingham.

Edge, Birmingham Jackman, Edward Daniel, Leicester 8, Heraldic Draughtsman.

Oct 20 at 3 at 10, Southampton buildings, Holborn. Cooper, ('hanJay, Homstead, Walthamstow, Esses, Builder. Oct 29 at 2 at the

Guildhall Tavern, Gresham st. Wragg and Edward, Great St

Helen's Johnstone, David, Brandon Colliery, Durham, General Draper.

Oct 25 at 3 at offices of Chapman, Market place, Durhamn Jones, Joseph, Harborne, Stafford, Grocer. Oct 20 at 11 at offices of

Travis, Church lane, Tipton Kershaw, Samuel, Halifax, Innkeeper. Oct 21 at 11 at offices of

Holroyde and Smith, Ward's End, Halifax Kerslake, Thomas, St Thomas the Apostle, Devon, Ironfounder.

Oct 21 at 10.30 at the Craven Hotel, Craven st, Strand. Fryer,

Exeter Law, John, Hulme, Manchester, Solicitor's Clerk. Oct 25 at 2 at

otfices of Preston, Clarence st, Manchester Law, Simon Whipp, Bacup, Lancaster, Coal Agent. Oct 20 at 3 at

offices of Sykes, Burnley rd, Bacup Laws, George, Leeds, out of business. Oct 22 at 11 at offices of

Wells, Cookridge st, Leeds Long, Edward, Plumsteail, Kent, Greengrocer. Oct 20 at 3 at offices

of Fowler, Borough High st, Southwark Longstaff, George, Craven road, Paddington, Boot Manufacturer.

Oct 25 at 3 at offices of Wright and Law, High Holborn. Lovegrove, Joseph, Ryde, Isle of Wight, Grocer. Oct 20 at 12 at

offices of Urry and Thirkell, Thomas st, Ryile Maddock, James, Walgherton, Chester, Provision Dealer. Oct 30 at

11 at Temple chambers, Oak st, Crewo Town Marsh, Thoinas, Deepcar, York, Farmer. Oct 21 at 3 at offices of

Burdekin and Co, Northfolk st, Sheffield Marshall, Thomas, Kingston-upon-Hull, Licensed Victnaller. Oct

15 at 3 at offices of McBride and Co, High st, Kingston-upon-Hull Martin, Jean Baptiste, Broxholm road, Fulham, Horn Cutter, Oct

21 at 2 at offices of Denton and Co, Gray's inu sa

Miles, Andrew, Northampton, Coachbuilder. Oct 14 at 10 at offices

of Crosby, Bridge st, Banbury Moses, Edward Moses, Fore st, Wholesale Furrier, Oct 14 m

Guildhall Tavern, Gresham st, in lieu of the place originals

named Motta, John, Sunderland, Durham, Jeweller. Oct 21 at 12 at offices

of Asher, Manor pl, Sunderland Munsey, Ellis, Chesterton, Cambridge, Farmer. Oct 25 at 3 at offices

of Symonds, Benet st, Cambridge Palmer, John Ender, Southsea, Hants, Dental Surgeon. Oct 25 x

3 at offices of Clark and Co, St James st, Portsea. King, Portes Parish, Francis, Yardley, Worcester, Plumber. Oct 20 at 10.3 at

offices of Duke, Temple row, Birmingham Parry, William, Newtown, Chester, Coal Dealer. Oct 30 at 11 st.

offices of Mason, Bridge st row East, Chester Patton, John, Lower Marsh, Lambeth, Licensed Victualler. Oct 16

at 11 at offices of Willis, St Martin's ct, Leicester sq Pearce, Charles, Reading, Berks, Wire Worker. Oct 21 at 3 a:

the Queen's Hotel, Friar st, Reading. Beale and Martin

Reading Perin, Alexandre, Euston rd, Dancing Master. Oct 19 at 11 at offers

of Ogle, King's Cross rd Pickering, Richard, Stamford Bridge, York, Joiner. Oct 2 at 11 at

offices of Smith, Petergate, York Poole, William Saville, Grantham, Lincoln, Draper. Oct 27 at 12 at offices

of Thompson and Son, Grantham Porter, Robert, Granville park, Lewisham, Engineer. Oct 27 at 3

at offices of Boyes and Child, Poultry. Tamplin and Co, Fes.

church st Purton, Allan, Gloucester rd, Croydon, Grocer. Oct 28 at 3 at offices

of Young, North End, Croydon Read, Benjamin, Snape, Suffolk, Farmer. Oct 29 at 2 at the White

Hart Inn, Saxmundham. Pollard, Ipswich Rees, Horace Vickars, Duke st, Adelphi, Publisher. Oct 20 at 3 st

offices of Norman, Great Marlborough st Rose, Sarah Ann, Birmingham, Draper. Oct 18 at 11 at offices a

Peet, Colmore row, Birmingham Sandle, William, Ash grove, Hackney, Boot Manufacturer. Oct 3

at 11 at offlces of Chalk, Finsbury circus Sarl, Charles, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, Lodging house Keeper. 04

20 at 3 at offices of Mew and Hooper, Castlehold, Newport Saunders, Henry Richard, Barking, Essex, Builder. Nov 3 at 3 at

offices of Miller and Miller, Sherborne lane Sawyer, William Stephens, Totnes, Devon, Commercial Traveler.

Oct 21 at 12 at the Castle Hotel, High st, Totnes. Elworthy and

Co, Plymouth Schofield, Frank, Heywood, out of business. Oct 25 at 11 at cfficos

of Banks, Market pi, Heywood Scorer, Robert Henry, West Hartlepool, Durham, Grocer. Oct 3

at 3, Musgrave st, West Hartlepool Scott, George, Bournemouth, Southampton, Fishmonger. Oct 23 as

3 at offices of Druitt, jun, Townhall că mbrs, Bournemouth Sharp, John, Lund, York, Farmer, Oct 21 at 12 at offices of Shep.

herd and Co, Lairgate, Beverley Sherry, James, Birkenhead, Provision Dealer. Oct 21 at 3 at offices

of Thompson, Hamilton st, Birkenhead Smart, William Clark, Kettering, Northampton, Plumber, Oct 3 at

2 at the George Hotel, Kettering. Preedy, Kettering Smith, Richard, Caledonian rd, King's Cross, Corn Merchant. Det

18 at 1 at offices of Adams and Co, Budge row, Cannon street.

Tilleard and Co, Old Jewry Smith, Thomas, Halifax, Chemical Manufacturer. Oct 22 st 3 st

offices of Rhodes, Horton st, Halifax Smith, Thomas, West Lavington, Wilts, Tailor. Oct 35 at 1 at the

Three Elm Trees Inn, Devizes. McCarthy, Frome Smith, Thomas Charles, Birmingham, out of business. Oct 22 at 11

at offices of Ansell, Waterloo st, Birmingham Sorrell, James, sen, and James Sorrell, jun. Finchley, Builders.

Oct 21 at 11 at the Red Lion Inn, High Barnet. Boulton, Gresham

hldngs Stanton, Catherine, Tipton, Stafford, Licensed Victualler. Oct 21 at

11 at offices of Travis, Church st, Tipton Thorne, James Abraham, Helmet court, Strand, Steam Letter.

press Printer. Oct 23 at 11 at offices of Schultz and Son, South $9, Gray's inn Tindall, John, High Harrogate, York, Carver. Oct 21 at 11 at offices

of Bateson and Hutchinson, Harrogate Tritschler, William, Ashton, Lancaster, Watch Maker. Oct 27 at 3 at

offices of Banks, Lune st, Preston Welford, William Davison, North Shields, Grocer, Oct 21 at 3 st

offices of Dix, Wellington chmbrs. Gateshead White, Charles, Dukinfield, Chester, Accountant. Oct 35 at 3 at

offices of Jackson, Church st, Ashton-under-Lyne Wilkinson, Frederick, Manchester, Yarn Agent.Oct 25 at 3 at offices

of Sutton and Elliott, Fountain st, Manchester Willey, John, Spennymoor, Durham, Innkeeper. Oct 21 at llat offices

of Maw, jun, Bishop Auckland Williams, Joh., Manchester, Greengrocer. Oct 20 at 3 at othces of

Myers, John Dalton st, Manchester Williams, William, Colwyn Bay, Denbigh, Lodging house keeper.

Oct 27 at 12 at the Erskine Arms Hotel, Conway. Davies, Holy.

well Wilson, Ann, Chorlton-upon- Medlock, Manchester, Painter. Oct 21

at 3 at offices of Lawson, Peter st, Manchester Woodcock, Mark, Kingston upon-Hull, Slater. Oct 20 at 4 at offices of Thompson and Co, Parliament st, Kingston-upon-Hull

TUESDAY, Oct. 12, 1880. Alexander, Samuel, Coventry, Licensed Victualler. Oet 98 at 12 as

County Court Office, Little Park st, Coventry. Davis, Coventry Archard, John, Holyport, Berks, Baker. Oct 27 ai 3 at Red Laczi,

Maidenhead. Brummell Smith, Windsor Asquith, George, Edward Asquith, and Samuel Asquith, Rag Nai

chants, Staincliffe, York. Oct 26 at 3 at ottices of Ridgway and

Ridgway, Wellington st, Batley Atkinson, Frederick Ranson, Kemerton rd, Loughborough June tion, Grocer. Oct 25 at 3 at offices of Davies, Southampton bldgs,

Chancery lane Beardsley, Enoch, Denaby Main, York, Miner, Oct 23 at 12 at office

of Gray, Eastgate, Barnsley

cery lane

Barnes, William Henry Francis, East Retford, Nottingham, Clothier. Maxwell, Mary Jane, Waterloo, Lancaster, out of business. Oct 22

Oct 27 at 12.30 at the Pheasant Inn, Carolgato, East Retford. at 11 at the Clarendon Rooms, South John st, Liverpool, Tom. Williams, Lincoln

kies, Liverpool Bedells, Alfred Juvg, Upper Richmond-road, Putney, School. Medcalf, Elizabeth, Winchester House, Old Broad st, Oil Dealer

master. Nov 1 at 11 at offices of Debenham, Lincoln's-inn-fields Oct 28 at 2 at offices of Reed and Lovell, Guildhall chambers, Bentham, Thomas, Wigan, Innkeeper. Oct 26 at 3 at offices of Basinghall st France, Churchgate, Wigan

Meddins, Giles, Finnant, Montgomery, Farmer. Oct 28 at 1 at the Blake, Henry Edmund, Ludgate hill, Indiarubber Stamp Makor. Elephant and Castle Hotel, Newtown. Jones, Welchpool

Oct 28 at 3 at offices of Payne and Henry, Lothbury. Curtis and Nixon, John, Derby, Builder. Oct 22 at 2 at White Hart Hotel, High Betts, South-square, Gray's-inn

st, Burton-on-Trent. Drewry, Burton-on-Trent Boddington, James Whitbre, Kenilworth, Warwick, Carpenter. Oct Noble, James Alexander, ('ommercial rd East, Bookseller. Oct 29

20 at 3 at the King's Arms Hotel, Kenilworth. Boddington, at 3 at Guildhall Tavern, Gresham st. Piesse and Son, Old Jewry Warwick

chambers Boden, John Frederick, Rye Hill Park, Peckham Rye, Commission Norbury, John, and Thomas Crank, Latchford, Chester, Joiners,

Agent. Nov 1 at 2 at offices of Haydon and Sloley, Bishopsgate Oct 20 at 11 at offices of Davies and Co, Market pl, Warrington st Within

Panther, George, Fulham rd, Bootmaker. Nov 1 at 2 at offices of Bosley, Mark, Didcot, Berks, Butcher. Nov 3 at 12 at the Prince of Jonas, Bruton st, Bond st Wales, Didcot Station. Maniere, Berner st, Oxford st

Parfitt, Alfred, Ystradyfodwg, Glamorgan, Brewer. Oct 22 at 12 at Bowater, Joseph, Birmingham, Cab Proprietor. Oct 23 at 11 at offices Cameron Arms Hotel, High Bt, Swansea. Hollier and Williams, of Duke, Temple row, Birmingham

Pontypridd Brice, Charles Tucker, Cheltenham, Auctioneer. Oct 23 at 10 at Parker, John, Scarborough, York, Builder. Oct 22 at 3 at Bull offices of Smith, Regent st, Cheltenham

Hotel, Scarborough. Crowther, Scarborongh Bright, Robert, Reading, Berks, Baker. Oct 25 at 3 at offices of Parker. Joseph, Hanley, Stafford, Grocer. Oct 21 at 11 at offices of Beale and Martin, London st, Reading

Welch, Caroline st, Longton Brown, John, Nottingham, Brush Manufacturer. Nov 2 at 2 at Penson, James William, Chipping Ongar, Essex, Upholsterer. Oct offices of Bridger, Botolph lane, Eastcheap

20 at 11.30 at offices of Brown, Basinghall st. Smith, High Ongar Brown, Sheraton, and William Brown, Richmond. York, Seed Pettman, Sannuel, Margate, Fly Proprietor. Oct 28 at 11 at 1, Union

Manure Makers. Oct 23 at 11 at the North-Eastern Hotel, Dar crescent, Margate. Gibson, Margate lington, Waistell, Northallerton

Piper, William, Birmingham, Grocer. Oct 27 at 3 at offices of Wil. Chipchase, James, Dewsbury, York, Grocer. Oct 27 at 10.30 at liama, Paraulise st, Birmingham. Crozier, Birmingham orces of Ridgway and Ridgwny, Union st, Dewsbury

Pointer, James, Linton, Hereford, Farmer. "Oct 25 at 3 at offices of Church, Hugh Backhouse, Dover st, Piccadilly, Captain in IIer Allen and Beauchamp, Sansome pl, Worcester

Majesty's Army. Nov 8 at 2 at the Cannon st Hotel, Cannon st. Priestley, Charles Thomas, Salford, Lancaster, ont of business. Lowless and Co, Martin's lane, Cannon st

Oct 27 at 2 at Falstat Hotel, Market pl, Manchester. Tremewen, Clarke, Arthur Edward, Plymouth, Boot and Shoe Dealer. Oet 25 Manchester

at 2.30 at cffices of Phillips, Small st, Bristol. Adams, Ply Pritchard, Edward Francis, Norfolk terrace, Westbourne grove, mouth

Dentist. Oct 22 at 2 at offices of Browne, Talbot road, Bays: Cooling, Henry, Altofts, near Normanton, York, ont of business. water

Oct 23 at 11 at offices of Wainwright and Mason, Townhall chbrs, Reynoles, Caroline, East Grinstead, Sussex. Oct 23 at 10 at the Crown King st, Wakefield

Inn, East Grinstead. Richardson Cope, John Henry, Newtown, Worcester, Cooper. Oct 24 at 11 at Robbins, John, Wolverhampton, Lock Maker. Oct 22 at 3 at offices offices of Stallard, Copenhagen st, Worcester

of Rhodes, Queen at, Wolverhampton Crozier, Thomas, Garstang, Lancaster, Seedsman. Oct 28 at 11.30 Robinson, Anna Maria, Herongate, nr Brentwood, Boarding School at the Royal Oak Hotel, Garstang. Clarke, Preston

Proprietor. Oct 25 at 4 at the Chequers Inn, Brentwood. Hatton Currans, James Wyllie, Fountain ct, Strand, Hotel Manager. Oct and Westcott, Strand

20 at 1 at the Guildhall Tavern, Gresham at, in lieu of Sept 29 as Robinson, William Johnson, Wisbech St Peter, Cambridge, Licensed previously summoned. Johnson, King William st

Victualler. Oct 25 at 11 at offices of Ollard, York row, Wisbech Davies, Daniel, Wigan, Lancaster, Hatter. Oct 26 at 11 at offices of Saint Peter France, Churchgate, Wigan

Rushworth, William Henry, and John Hopkinson, Halifax, Durston, Christopher Mays, Hogarth rd, Kensington, Builder. Oct Butchers. Oct 20 at 3 at offices of Wright, Darley st, Bradford 28 at 11 at offices of Russel, Coleman st

Searle, Walter George, Camomile st, Printer. Oct 28 at 2 at the Elvin, Alfred Julius, Sidbury, Worcester, Saddler. Oct 23 at 11 at New Exchango bldgs, George yd, Lombard st. Merriman and Co, offices of Allan and Beauchamp, Sansome pl, Worcester

Austin friars Falkingham, George, Leeds, Boot Dealer. Oct 25 at 3 at offices of Sheard, Joseph, and John Pickles, Wakefield, Worsted Machine Harland, South parade, Leeds

Makers, Oct 25 at 3 at offices of Kemp, Barstow sq, WakeFisher, William, Moss Side, near Manchester, out of business. Oct field 25 at 3 at offices of Boote and Edgar, Booth st

Shepherd, George, C'emetery rd, High Harrogate, York, Slater. Forrester, William, Walsall, Stafford, Coal Dealer. Oct 23 at 12 at

Oct 25 at 12 at offices of Richardson and Byron, Post Office bldgs, the Stork Hotel, Walsall. East, Birmingham

Harrogato Giles, James, North Bradley, Wilts, Coal Dealer. Oct 26 at 12 at Slee, John, Circus at, Greenwich, Gentleman. Oct 21 at 3 at offices of offices of Rodway, Fore st, Trowbridge

Pook and Son, Tudor st, Greenwich rd Greaves, Joseph, Droit wich, Worcester, Timber Merchant Oct 22 at

Smith, Walter John, Stock, Worcester, Grocer. Oct 27 at 12 at 3 at the Committee Room, Municipal buildings, Vicar st, Kidder

offices of Frederick and Henry Corbett, Avenue House, the Cross, minster. Ivens and Moreton, Kidderminster

Worcester Grimshaw, Charles William, Lambourne, Berks, Farmer. Oct 28 at

Snelson, Henry, East Haddon, Northampton, Shoe Maker. Oct 25 10 at offices of Boodle, Albion buildings, New Swindon

at 3 at offices of Becke, Derngate, Northampton. Whitton, Tow. Hancock, William, Lee, Builder. Nov 4 at 2 at 111, Cheapside.

cester Coburn and Young, Leadenhall st Hardy, Mary Ann, Rayne, Essex, Farmer. Oct 28 at 12 at White

South well, William Arkinstall, Wolverhampton, Corn Factor. Oct Hart Inn, Bocking. Smoothy, Braintree

28 at 11 at offices of Flowker and Page, Darlington st, Wolver. Harriss, George, Cambridge st, Hyde Park sq, Grocer. Oct 28 at 2

hampton at offices of Foreman and Co, Gresham st. "Stretton, jun, South

Spencer, Ann, and Edward Spencer, Wateringbury, Kent, Farmer. ampton bldgs, Chancery lane

Oct 22 at 2 at offices of Joslen, The Priory, Knightrider st, Maid,

stone Hellewell, John William, Stannard rd, Hackney, Educational Publisher. Oct 25 at 2 at Anderton's Hotel, Fleet st. Walker and

Statham, Enoch, Audley, Stafford, Grocer. Oct 22 at 3 at offices of Co, Serjeant's inn, Temple

Slaney and Son, Hassall st Newcastle-under-Lyme Hewett, James, Winchester, Carver. Oct 25 at 1 at offices of Edmonds Stiles, Stephen, Calne, Wilts, Farmer. Oct 26 at 12 at the Angel and Co, Cheapside. Blake and Reed, Portsea

Angel Hotel, Chippenham. Bradfort and Foote, Swindon Hill, Frederick, Richmond, Carpenter. Oct 29 at 4 at Cricketers' Inn, Stowe, Thomas Henry, Leeds, Plumber. Oct 22 at 3 at offices of Richmond Green. Marshall, Chancery lane

Brooke, East parade, Leeds Hill, William, Rugby, Butcher. Oct 28 at 3 at offices of Mills, Friar

Stroud, James Walden, Gosport, Hants, Architect. Nov 3 at 2 at lane, Leicester

offices of Edmonds and Co, Saint James's st, Portsea. Whitehall, Hollings, George, Essex ct, Temple, Barrister-at-Law. Oct 25 at 11 Portsea at offices of Davies, Southampton bldgs, Chancery lane

Sydney, Charles, Barrow-in-Furness, Draper._ Oct 25 at 2 at the Huggins, Frederick. Hoxne, Suffolk, Bricklayer. Nov 1 at 1 at Imperial Hotel, Cornwallis st, Barrow-in-Furness. Thompson, White Lion Hotel, Eye. Gudgeon

Barrow-in-Furness Ingham, John, Oldham, Salesman. Oct 25 at 4 at Mitre Hotel, Teasdale, George, Newton Lane End, near Wakefield, Shop Keeper.

Cathedral gates, Manchester. Ponsonby and Carlile, Oldham Oct 22 at 11 at offices of Lake and Lake, Southgate, Wakefield Jeffery, James, Birmingham, Grocer. Oct 25 at 3 at offices of Tew, Herbert, High st, Camden Town, China and Glass Dealer. Fallows, Cherry st, Birmingham

Oct 21 at 3 at Reynolds, Furnival's inn, Holborn Jones, Rees, Tygwyn, Carmarthen, Farmer. Oct 25 at 11 at offices Tilbury, John, Rhondda Valley, Glamorgan, Greengrocer. Oct 26 of Howell, Stepney st, Llanelly

at 2 at offices of Griffith and Corbett, Quay st, Cardiff King, George Isaac, Chelmondiston, Suffolk, Corn Merchant. Oct

Usher, Charles Gilbert, Oxford st, Brush Manufacturer. Oct 25 at 25 at 12 at 4, Princes st, Ipswich. Birkett and Bantoft, Ipswich 2 at 35, Broton st, Bond st. Jonas Layland, William George, Selly Oak, Worcester, Grocer. Oct 26 at

Varcoe, William, Poundscorce, Cornwall, Innkeeper. Oct 25 at 12 at 3 at offices of Fallows, Cherry st, Birmingham

offices of Wallis, Market st, Bodmin Lewis, Thomas, and Richard Staples, Thames Ditton, Surrey,

Waterlow, Thomas, Goldsmith's row, llackney rd, Jeweller. Oct Market Gardeners. Oct 21 at 4 at offices of Cann, Vine rd, East

27 at 2 at offices of Naunton, Cheapside. Molesey. Cann, Fenchurch st

Westfield, Phineas, Honor Oak Rise, Forest Hill, Brickmaker. Oct Liptrot, Charles, Orrell, Lancaster, Hotel keeper. Oct 27 at 11 at

22 at 3 at the Inns of Court Hotel, High Holborn. Fox, St. Mary' Offices of Byrom and Bell, King st, Wigan

sq, Paddington Luckcock, Matthew Alfred, Wednesbury, Stafford, Grocer. Oct 26

Wilkins, Edward Randall, Falcon lane, Battersea, Grocer. Oct 26 at 11 at offices of Loxton, Bridge, Walsail

at 3 at offices of Simpson and Palmer, 'Ihree Crown sq, South. Luckman, Oswald Craig, Manchester, Cement Manufacturer. Oct wark

29 at 3 at the Mitre Hotel, Cathedral gates, Manchester. Hartley, Wood, William, Stourbridge, Worcester, Shop Keeper. Oct 27 at 12 Manchester

at the Talbot Hotel, Stourbridge. Collis, Stourbridge McCool, John, Calvert rd, East Greenwich, Marine Engineer, Oct Woodward, Thomas, Birmingham, Provision Dealer, Oct 22 at 11 21 at 2 at offices of Christmas, Walbrook

at offices of Parr, Colmore row, Birmingham

SCHWEITZER'S COCOATINA, EQUITY AND

LAW LIFE ASSURANCE

SOCIETY,
18, LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, LONDON.

ESTABLISHED 1844.
Capital, One Millon, fully subscribed.

Total Invested Assets, £1,610,000.
Profits divided in 1880 among the Assured, £219,375,

SPRCIMENS OF BONUS ADDITIOXS.

Effected.

Anti-Dyspeptic Cocoa or Chocolate Powder. Guaranteod Pure Soluble Cocon of the Finest Quality, with the excess of fat extracted.

The Faculty pronounce it “the most nutritione, perfectly digestible beverage for Breakfast, Luncheon, or Supper, and invaluable for Invalids and Children."

Highly commended by the entire Medical Press. Bring without sugar, spice, or other admixture, it suits all palatos, keeps better in all climates, and is four times the strength of cocong THICKENED yet WEAKENED with starch, &c., and IN REALITY CHEAPER than such Mixtures.

Made instantaneously with boiling water, a teaspoonful to a Break. fast Cup, coating less than a halfpenny.

COCOATINA A LA VANILLE is the most delicate, digestible, cheapest
Vanilla Chocolate, and may be taken when richer chocolate is pro-
hibited.
In tin packets at le, 6d., 38., 58. 6d., &c., by Chemists and Grocera,

Charities on Special Terms by the Sole Proprietors,
H. SCHWEITZER & CO., 10, Adam-street, London, W.C.

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Governor-WILLIAM RENNIE, Esq.
Sub-Governor-GEORGE L. M. GIBBS, Esq.
Deputy-Goveraor-LEWIS ALEXANDER WALLACE, Esq.

Directors.
H. Gough Arbuthnot, Esq.

A. C. Guthrie, Esq.
Robert Burn Blyth,
Esq.

Percival Lewis Hambro, Esq.
William T. Brand, Esq.

Robert Henderson, Esq. Edward Budd, Esq.

Louis Huth, Esq. Major-General H. P. Burn.

Henry J. B. Kendall, Esq. George W. Campbell, Esg.

Charles Lyall, Esq. Mark Wilks Collet, Esq.

Greville H. Palmer, Esq. George B. Dewhurst, Esq.

Capt. R. W. Pelly, R.N. Robert Gillespie, Esq.

P. F. Robertson, Esq. Howard Gilliat, Esq.

Robert Ryrie, Esq. Henry Goschen, Esq.

David P. Sellar, Esq. Edwin Gower, Esq.

Col. Leopold Seymour.

Solicitors. Messrs. Johnsong, Upton, Budd, & | Messrs. Collyer-Bristow, Withers,

Atkey, 20, Austinfriars, E.C. & Russell, 4, Bedford-row, W.C.

NOTICE is hereby given that the Afteen days of grace allowed for renewal of Michaelmas Policies will expire on 14th October.

The Directors invite applications for Agencies for the Fire and Life Departmente.

Prospectuses, copies of the Fire, Life, and Marine Accounts, and all other information can be had on application.

JOHN P. LAURENCE, Secretary.

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COMMERCIAL UNION ASSURANCE COM

PANY.

FIRE-LIFE-MARINE.
CHIRP OFFICEB : 19 AND 20, CORNHILL, LONDON, E C.
WEST END OFFICES : 49, PALL-MALL, LONDON, S.W.

L
IVERPOOL REVERSIONARY COMPANY

(LIMITED). This Company is prepared to PURCHASE or GRANT LOANS in respect of INTERESTS under WILLS, LEASES, LIFE POLICIES, ANNUITIES, &c., whether vested or contingent.

Proposal forms, terms, &c., may be had on application at the Company's Offices, 19, NORTH JOHN-STREET, Liverpool.

AW UNION FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE

COMPANY. Chief Ofice-126, Chancery-lane, London, W.C. The Funds in hand and Capital subseribed amount to upwards of

£1,500,000 sterlink. Chairman-JAMES CUDDON, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, Goldsmith-balld.

ing, Temple. Deputy-Chairman-0. PEMBERTON, Esq. (Lee & Pembartons). Solicitar

44, Lincoln's-inn-fields. Every description of Fire and Life Insurance business transacted. The Directors invite

attention to the new form of Life Policy, which is free from all conditions,

The Company advances Money on Mortgage of Life Interest and Reversions, whether absolute or contingent,

Prospectuses, Copies of the Directors' Report, and Annzel Balance sheet, and every information, sent post free, on application to

FRANK M'GEDY, Actuary and Secretary. ROYAL FIRE-LIFE-ANNUITIES,

INSURANCE COMPANY, ACCUMULATED FUNDS IN HAND

OVER $4,000,000. Agents wanted on liberal terms of commission, Apply to J. HAMER OWENS, Manager, Low Courts Branch

33, Chancery-lane.

THE STANDARD_LIFE ASSURANCE COM

PANY.-Established 1825.

SPECIAL NOTICE.

TENTH DIVISION OF PROFITS, 1880. THE PROFITS WHICH HAVE ARISEN SINCE 1875 will be divided among Policies in force at the close of the current year, and assurances now effected will participate.

THREE MILLIONS sterling have already been added to the Com. pany's Policies in Bonus Additions.

REVENUE, upwards of THREE-QUARTERS OF A MILLION sterling per annum.

INVESTED FUNDS, upwards of E-VE-AND-A-HALF MILLIONS sterling.

H. JONES WILLIAMS, General Secretary for England. Edinburgh-3 and 3, George-street (Head Ofice). London-82, King William-street, E.C., and 3, Pall Mall East, Dublin-66, Upper Sackville-strest.

BIRK BECK

ESTABLISHED 1851.
B

B A N K.Southampton Buildings, Chancery Lane. Current Accounts opened according to the usual practice of other Bankers, and Interest allowed on'the minimum monthly balances w ben not drawn below £25. No commission charged for keeping Accounts. The Bank also receivesmoney on Deposit at Three per cent. Interest, repayable on demand. The Bank undertakes for its Customers, free of charge, the custody of Deeds, Writings, and other Securities and Valsables; the collection of Bills of Exchange, Dividends, and Coupons; and the purchase and sale of Stocks and Shares. Letters of Credit and Circular Notes issued. A Pamphlet, with full particulars, on application.

FRANCIS RAVENSOROFT, Manager. 31st March, 1880,

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punishable either upon indictment or as a misdemeanor upon summary conviction under this Act." Section 58 provides for the punishment of persons found drunk in a street or public thoroughfare, “and who, while drunk,

shall be guilty of any riotous or indecent behaviour"; LONDON, OCTOBER 23, 1880.

but the section does not deal with the offence of drunken. ness, if unaccompanied by riotous or indecent behaviour. It is somewhat singular that the Licensing Act, 1872

(35 & 36 Vict. c. 94)—which, by section 12, imposes a CONTENTS. CURRENT TOPICs:

penalty not exceeding 10e. (or not exceeding 20s., in the The late Lord Justice Thesiger

event of a second conviction within twelve months) upon the Metropolitan Police Power to Arrest Drunken every person found drunk in any highway or public Persons ? The Progress of the Building of the Royal Courts of Justico., 921

place”-does not give the police any power to take such A Noble Reward

persons into custody, although section 18 requires New Order of Transfer ...................................... 922 every constable, on the demand of a licensed person or The Oxford Circuit

his servant, to expel, or aid in expelling, from his LEADERS :Conditions for Return of Horses not Answering to Warranty 922 premises " any person who is drunken, violent, quarrelPoints under the New Burials Act.....

some, or disorderly," and provides that the constable LEGISLATION OF THE YEAR......

“may use such force as may be required for that purREVIEWS ...........................

pose." GENERAL CORESPONDENCE .......... CASES OF THE WEEK :

Newent Coal and Iron Company (Limited), In re ............ 926 SINCE WE LAST NOTICED the progress of the building of OBITUARY ...........

the Royal Courts of Justice great activity has prevailed, LAW STUDENTS' JOURNAL......

and many rooms in the unoccupied portion of the APPOINTMENTS ...................

building are more advanced than we had anticipated COMPANIES ......... CREDITORS' CLAIMS .......

could be the case. For instance, on the western side of COUNTY COURTS

the great quadrangle, the rooms on the two highest floors COURT PAPERS ............

(which are to be occupied by the chief clerks of the LEGAL NEWS

chancery judges) are so far advanced that the whole of LONDON GAZETTAS, &C., &o...

that portion of the building could be made ready for occupation in a month's time. The window sashes are

put in; the floors are laid, and everything previous to CURRENT TOPICS. furnishing is done, except painting, and fixing

the grates. On this question of grates it may be noted that the

architect has profited by his experience of the rooms THE NEWS OF THE Death of Lord Justice Thesiger will already, occupied. There it was attempted to establish a

draught in the chimneys by means of “ ventilators' be received with equal regret and surprise. It is scarcely three years ago since his appointment to the placed near the ceiling of each room over the chimney.

piece and communicating with the chimney. The effect office which his death bas vacated was keenly, and not

of this was found to be that, as soon as a fire was always favourably, canvassed and criticized. The cir

lighted, all the smoke was forced out through the cumstances of his promotion, and the early age at which

ventilator into the room, and it was not until some he attained it, made the criticism not unnatural. But

hours after the fire bad been lighted that an equilibrium we ventured then to express a belief that the appoint

was established, and the smoke was induced to go up the ment would amply justify itself. The event has not chimney. Under the new plan, a small aperture is left disappointed those who entertained this opinion.

at the back of the hearthstone, having a communication To suy that the late Lord Justice discharged with the outer air, so that as soon the fire is lighted the his duties with unvarying courtesy, is only to say

smoke is driven up the chimney. Of course, we are not that, in this respect, he fulfilled the expecta

in the secrets of the architect or the Board of Works, tion of all. Nor could anyone doubt that he would

but there seems to be no reason why the whole of this bring to the consideration of every matter submitted block should not be ready for occupation within to his judgment a conscientious and painstaking two or three months at the furthest, and it would industry. But those who had felt most doubt at tho

be no matter for surprise werowe to hear an time of his appointment soon perceived that, besides

nouncement that after the Christmas Vacation the chief these qualities, he possessed a firmness, clearness, clerks of the chancery judges would enter upon their sagacity, and maturity of judgment which fully qualified

new chambers. The only drawback would be the him for the high and difficult position he held. Nor ) fact that half the courts which are under the same roof could any who practised before the eminent judges who are in such a backward state that the passages leading to constitute the Court of Appeal, in either of its divisions, fail to notice that his opinion had its full measure of workmen.

the rooms in question could not be kept free from weight and influence in their deliberations and decisions. It is a cause for the more regret that one who showed such eminent judicial faculties should be thus early WHILE WE

OBSERVE the rapid ad. removed from a court as to which it is, for many reasons, vance towards completion of one portion of the to be desired that its members should not undergo too building, there seems to be no reason to complain of the frequent change.

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rate of progress in some other parts. Anyone who inspects from time to time a building of such magnitude as

that of the Royal Courts of Justice cannot fail Some SURPRISE appears to have been created by the to be struck with the mass of small details which have recent statement of a metropolitan police magistrate that the effect of retarding progress. For example, take the the police have no power to arrest drunken persons, and case of the passages under the courts, where in the ought to proceed against them only by summons. The groined roof there is an arching of stone filled in with law, however, is as it was laid down by Mr. Hannay. red brick. Every brick has to be fitted with mathemaThe powers of the metropolitan police are derived from tical nicety and rubbed into shape, so as to follow the the Metropolitan Police Act, 1839 (2 & 3 Vict. c. 47), 8. form of the roof. Such work as this delays necessarily 66, which authorizes the arrest by a constable without a the progress of the rooms above it. The courts warrant of "any person found committing any offence

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are not, however, so far advanced as could be desired.

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