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had assumed all this. Unless there had been the leave heen appointed Clerk to the Magistrates for the Braunton reserved, the only court that could bave discharged bis Division of Devonshire, on the resignation of his father, Mr. order would bave been the Appeal Court, and he, of course, Thomas Hooper Law. Mr. W. E. Law was admitted a solicould bave similarly no jurisdiction to discharge the order of citor in 1858, and he is clerk to the Barnstaple School Mr. Baron Pollock. The result was that even if the appli. | Board. cant had any merits, which he had not, the order of Mr.

The Right Hon. Sir Robert Lush, knight, senior puisne Baron Pollock could only have been discharged by the

judge of the Queen's Beach Division, has been appoioted a Appeal Court. If his order of the 24th of July were wrong,

Judge of the Court of Appeal, in succession to the late Lord it could have been corrected under ord. 59, r. 2, of April,

| Justice Thesiger. Lord Justice Lush is the son of the late 1880, and the creditor bad not chosen to inquire, or he

Mr. Robert Lusb, of Shaftesbury, and he was born in 1807. would bave seen what a slight error had been made. The

He was called to the bar at Gray's-inn in Michaelmas motion must, therefore, be dismissed with costs.--SOLICI

Term, 1840, and practised on the Home Circuit. He TORS, Snell & Greenip; A. Kirby.

became a Queen's Counsel in 1857, and in 1865 succeeded the late Mr. Justice Crompton as a puisne judge of the Court of Queen's Bencb, and received the honour of knight

hood. He is the author of a treatise on “ Queen's Bench CASES BEFORE THE BANKRUPTCY

Practice” and of some minor legal publications. He REGISTRARS.*

was a member of the Judicature Commission and of the BEFORE MR. REGISTRAR MURRAY.

Royal Commission on the Criminal Code Bill. The Lord Nov. 3.-Re Davis.

Justice is a bencher of Gray's-inn, and was sworn a member Receiver appointed and injunction granted under petition for

of the Privy Council about a year ago. liquidation, although the debtor's stock-in-trade does not ex

Mr. ETIENNE PELLEREAU, barrister, has been appointed ceed £15 in value.

Substitute-Procureur and Advocate-General for the Colony This was an application for the appointment of a receiver, I of Mauritius. Mr. Pellereau was called co the bar at the and for an injunction to restrain an action brought by | Middle Temple in Trinity Term, 1860. Frederick Smith, one of the creditors. W. G. Whitmarsh (solicitor) for the debtor.

Mr. EDWARD HAYWARD PERRIN, solicitor, of Temple The debtor, Thomas Davis, had presented a petition

Cloud, has been appointed Registrar of the Temple Cloud for liquidation by arrangement or composition under

County Court (Circuit No. 52), in succession to Mr. John sectious 125 and 126 of the Bankruptcy Act, 1869.

Rees Mogg, resigned. Mr. Perrin had acted for some time as He carried on the business of an oilman, and he

deputy-registrar. He was admitted a solicitor in 1852, and estimated his debts to be £170, with assets consisting

is also clerk to the Clutton Board of Guardians, Assessment of stock-in-trade of the estimated value of £15, and

Committee, and Highway Board, and superintendent registhe lease of the premises, 6, Wbarf-road, Stratford, held by

trar. him for the unexpired term of nineteen years at the agnual Mr. JAMES PRENDERGAST, Chief Justice of New Zealand, rental of $15. Tbe affidavit filed in support of the applica has been appointed to administer the Government of that tion showed that the debtor was being sued by Frederick colony, until the arrival of the new Governor, Sir Arthur Smith, a creditor for £26, in one of the county courts, and Gordon. The Chief Justice is the son of the late Mr. Michael judgment would be due in the action on the 6th inst.

Prendergast, Q.C., recorder of Norwich_and judge of the Mr. REGISTRAR MURRAY.—The debtor states his stock-in. Sheriff's' Court of the City of London. He was educated at trade to be of the value of £15 only, but in the present state St. Paul's School and at Queen's College, Cambridge, and of the law you are entitled to the appointment of a receiver he was called to the bar at the Middle Temple in Easter and to an injunction.

Term, 1856. He was for several years Attorney-General of Application granted.

New Zealand, and was appointed Chief Justice of the colony in 1875.

Mr. JOSEPH HAWORTH REDMAN, barrister, has been ap.

pointed Recorder of the Borough of Ludlow, in succession to LEGAL APPOINTMENTS. the late Mr. George Browne, Q.C. Mr. Redman was Mr. WILLIAM JOHNSON CLEGG, solicitor, of Sheffield, has

called to the bar in Hilary Term, 1870, and praetises on the been elected an Alderman for that borough. Mr Clegg was

| Oxford Circait, and at the Staffordshire and Shropshire zadmitted a solicitor in 1868.

Sessions. Mr. ALFRED DRAKE BROCKMAN, solicitor and notary, of

Mr. MATTHEW WEBB, solicitor, of Barbican-chambers, Folkestone, has been elected Clerk to the Sandgato Locul Barbican, has been appointed Solicitor to the Parish of Board. Mr. Brockman was admitted a solicitor in 1873.

St. Botolpb, Aldersgate. Mr. Webb was admitted a solicitor

in 1876. Mr. CHARLES DICKINSON FIELD, barrister, LL.D., bas been appointed a Judge of the High Court of Judicature at

Mr. WATKIN WILLIAMS, Q.C., M.P., has been appointed Calcutta, in succession to Sir Lewis Stewart Jackson. re. la Judge of the Queen's Bench Division, in succession to Lord signed. Mr. Justice Field is an LL.D. of Trinity College. | Justice Lusb. Mr. Justice Williams is the son of the Rev. Dublin, and he was called to the bar at the Inner Temple in

Peter Williams, rector of Llansangan, Denbighshire. He "Trinity Term, 1870. He has been a member of the Bengal

was born in 1828, and studied for the medical profession, Civil Service since 1860, and he is a member of the Legis- but afterwards entered at the Inner Temple, where he was lative Council of Bengal.

called to the bar in Michaelmas Term, 1854. He is a member of Mr. JOSEPH BOTTOMLEY Firth, barrister, M.P., has

the South-Eastern Circuit. He became a Queen's Counsel in been appointed Junior Prosecuting Counsel to the Post-office

1873. He was M.P. for the Denbigh Boroughs in the Liberal on the North-Eastern Circuit, in succession to Mr. William

interest from 1868 till the general election of the present year, Thomas Greenhow, who has been appointed a judge of

when he was returned for Carnarvonshire. Mr. Justice county courts. Mr. Firth was born in 1842, and he is an

Williams is a magistrate for Denbighshire, and a bencher of LL. B. of the University of London. He was called to the bar

the loner Temple. He is married to a daughter of Lord at the Middle Temple in Trinity Term, 1866, and he was

Justice Lushi. -elected M.P. for Chelsea in the Liberal interest at the late general election. Mr. HENRY ANDRADE HARBEN, barrister, has been elected

1,745 Newspapers recommend Macniven & Cameron's Pens. a Member of the Metropolitan Board of Works, as a repre

“ They are without doubt the best pens invented.”-Argus. sentative of the vestry of the parish of Hampstead. Mr.

“ They come as a boon and a blessing to men, Harben was called to the bar at the Inner Temple in

The Pickwick, the Owl, and the Waverley Pen."

Also the Hindoo Pens, Nos. 1, 2, and 3, diagonal points. Specially Hilary Term, 1871, and he is a member of the South

Commended for Solicitors', Attorneys and Accountants' Offices Eastern Circuit.

“The freest Pens we ever used."--Public Opinion. 6d. and ls. per Mr. William EDWARD Law, solicitor, of Barnstaple, has

box, at all Stationers. Sample box (all the kinds) by post ls. 1a. Patentees of Pens and Penholders. MACRIVEN & CAMERON, 23 to

33. Blair-street, Edinburgh, Penmakers to Her Majesty's Govern. * Reported by J. C. BROUGH, Esq., Barrister-at-Law. ment Offices. (Established 1770.)-ADVT.



HOPE AND COMPANY, LIMITED.-Petition for winding up, presented

Oct 23, directed to be heard before V.C. Bacon, on Nov 6. Fraser,

Moorgate st, solicitor for the petitioners

ing up, presented Oct 27, directed to be heard before V.C. Bacon,
on Nov 6. Clarke and Co, Lincoln's inn fields, agents for Tweedale
and Co. Oldham, solicitors for the petitioners

Judge has, by an order dated Oct 13, appointed William Williams,
King st, Cheapside, to be official liquidator

[Gazette, Oct 29.7

MR. WILLIAM TODD. Mr. William Todd, solicitor and notary, of Hartlepool, died at Preston-on-Tees on the 19th ult. Mr. Todd was born in 1830, and was admitted a solicitor in 1855, and had an extensive business in the town and neighbourhood of Hartlepool. He was originally in partnership with Mr. Edward Hodgson, but more recently he had practised alone. He was a notary public, and had been for many years clerk and solicitor to the Trustees of Smith's Charity. Mr. Todd took an active part in municipal business, having been for a. long time a member of the Hartlepool Town Council. He was recently placed in the commission of the peace for the borough. He actively supported the local Conservative party, and was a leading member of the South Durham and North Yorkshire Law Society, having been president of that. body in 1878. Mr. Todd was buried at Hart Church on the 23rd ult.


M.B. has, by an order dated July 10, appointed Thomas Adams,

Cambridge st, Birmingham, to be official liquidator

regoured, on or before Feb 1, to send their names and addresses,
and the particulars of their debts or claims to Henry Spain,
Gresham bldgs. Feb 17 at 12 is appointed for hearing and ad.

judicating npon the debts and claims HATLOCK BATH HOTEL COMPANY, LIMITED.-The M.R. has fixed

Nov 12 at 12, at his chambers, as the time and place for the appointinent of an official liquidator NEWBRIDGR RHONDDA COLLERIES COMPANY, LIMITED.-Petition

for vinding up, presented Oct 25, directed to be heard before V.C.
Hall, on Xov 12. Crowder and Co, Lincoln's inn fields, agents for

Dalton and Co, Cardiff, solicitors for the petitioners

Coleridge, has, by an order dated Oct 6, appointed Thomas Sutton,
Cooper st, Manchester, to be official liquidator.

[Gazette, Nov. 2.]

MR. ROGER MONTGOMERIE. Mr. Roger Montgomerie, advocate, deputy clerk register for Scotland, died of typhoid fever on the 25th ult. Mr.Montgomerio was the third son of Mr. William Eglinton Montgomerie, of Aonick Lodge, Ayrshire, and was born in 1828. He was educated at Rugby and at St. John's College, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. in 1851, and M.A. in 1854, and he was admitted a member of the Faculty of Advocates in Scotland in 1852. He was an advocate depute from February, 1858, till June, 1859, from June, 1866, till December, 1868, and a third time from February, 1874, till March, 1880. in 1868 he contested North Ayrshire in the Conservative interest, but he was defeated by Mr. William Finnie by a small majority. He was again a candidate in 1874, when he defeated Mr. Finnie by more than 200 votes. He retired from Parliament at the recent dissolution, and just before the change of Government he was appointed deputy clerk register for Scotland. Mr. Montgomerie was for several years a captain in the City of Edinburgh Rifle: Volunteers, and he was a magistrate and deputy-lieutenantfor Ayrsbire.

UNLIMITED IX CHANCERY. GREAT BRITAIN MUTUAL LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY,--Petition for winding up, presented Oct 28, directed to be heard before the 14.R., on Nor 13. Longcroft and Myers, Clement's inn, solicitors for the petitioner

[Gazette, Nov. 2. ]


order made by the V.C., dated Oct 30, it was ordered that the
above company be wound up

[Gazette, Nov 2.]



Mr. EDWARD HENRY SELFE, barrister, died very suddenly [Gazette, Oct. 29.] at Trentham, Staffordshire, on the 17th ult. Mr. Selfe was the

eldest son of Mr. Henry Selfe Selfe, many years a metropolitan police magistrate, his mother being a daughter of the late Ven.

William Spooner, archdeacon of Coveotry. He was born in 1843, OBITUARY.

and was educated at Christ Church, Oxford, where he graduated third class in law and modern bistory in 1866. He was

called to the bar at the Middle Temple in Trinity Term, MR. ACTON TINDAL.

1868, and practised on the Oxford Circuit, and at the

Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Wolverhampton, and Walsall Mr. Acton Tindal, solicitor (of the firm of Tindal &

Sessions. He had a good criminal business at circuit and Baynes), clerk of the peace for Buckinghamshire, died at

sessions, and sat for some time as a county court judge in the Manor House, Aylesbury, on the 27th ult. Mr. Tindal

Staffordshire, as deputy for his uncle, tbe late Mr. William was the son of Mr. Thomas Tindal, solicitor, of Aylesbury,

Spooner. Mr. Spooner had received several briefs for the and was a nephew of Lord Chief Justice Sir Nicholas

Worcestershire Sessions, which were held two days after his Tindal. He was born in 1811, and was educated at the death. The melancholy news occasioned great sorrow among Charterhouse. He was admitted a solicitor in 1834, and

the members of the bar, and Mr George Woodyatt Hastings, had ever since practised at Aylesbury. He was formerly

M.P., the chairman of the court, expressed his regret at in partnership with his father, and more recently with Mr.

Mr. Selfe's death, and his sense of bis high personal and proEdward Robert Baynes, who is clerk to the lieutenancy for

fessional character. The younger brother of the deceased, Backinghamshire, and to the Commissioners of Income, Land, Mr. William Lucius Selfe, was principal secretary to Lord and Assessed Taxes for the Hundred of Ashendon. In

Cairns, when Lord Chancellor. 1838 he suoceeded his father as clerk of the peace for Backinghamshire, and he held that office until his death. He was also clerk to the county magistrates at Aylesbary, and registrar of the Archdeaconry of Bucking

MR. CHARLES WOOLDRIDGE. hamshire. Mr. Tindal was a perpetual commissioner for Mr. Charles Wooldridge, solicitor, notary, and proctor, of Buckinghamshire, and had filled the office of under-sberiff | Winchester, died on the 18th ult. in his eighty-second year. for the county. He took an active part in local business, Mr. Wooldridge was the son of Mr. Obarles Wooldridge, having been for many years chairman of the Ayles solicitor. He was born in 1798, and was admitted a solicibury Board of Guardians. He was also a member of the local

tor in 1922, and had practised for nearly sixty years at board, and church warden of St. Mary's Parish. He was an

Winchester. He was formerly in partnership with his active supporter of the Liberal party in the county

father, whom he succeeded nearly forty years ago in the and borough. Mr. Tindal was lord of the manor of Ayles

office of deputy-registrar of the diocese of Winchester, and bary. He was married to the only daughter of the Rev. John

more recently he had been associated with his son, Mr. Harrison, vicar of Dinton, Buckinghamshire. He became a

Charles Wooldridge, junior, who was admitted a solicitor in widower about a year ago, and leaves three sons and one

1854. He was a notary public, clerk to the Winchester daughter.

Turnpike Trust, deputy-registrar of the Winchester Con| sistory Court, registrar of the hospital of St. Cross, and


solicitor to the Winchester Gas and Water Companies. He | Heron-Maxwell, William Gouldsmith Hunt, Alan Kerr, was also for many years clerk to the Commissioners of Stampa Walter Lambert, Charles Logan, William Bernard Land, Assegsed, and Property Taxes, which office is now Megone, Robert Ernle Partridge, Radhikaram Phookan, and held by his son. Mr. Wooldridge twice served the office Thomas Mott Whitehouse, of the Middle Temple ; Walter of mayor of Wincbester, and he was one of the magistrates Bairstow, John Labouchere Beattie, Benjamia Francis Conn for that city.

Costelloe, Samuel Theophilas Genu Downing, Francis
Henry Launcelot Errington, Henry Percy Harris, Edward
Cecil Christie Henry, Spencer Langton Holland, Benedict

Jones, Thomas Rees Jones, George Paul Macdonell, Mortimer

Drewe Malleson, William Moore, Charles Henry Sargant,
and Reginald Winslow, of Lincoln's-ion; and Robert Weir

Brown, of Gray's-inn, Esqs.

By order of the council.
At the usual monthly meeting of the directors, held at


S. H. WALPOLE, Chairman the Hall of the Incorpornted Law Society, Chancery-lane, on

Council Chamber, Lincoln's-inn, Nov 1. Thursday, the 4th of November, the following being pre- sent :- viz., Mr. Desborough, chairman ; Messrs. Tylee, 'L. Desborough, junr., E. J. Bristow, Williamson, Sidney LAW STUDENTS' DEBATING SOCIETY. Smith, Drew, Styan, and A. B. Carpenter, secretary, a grant

The weekly meeting of this society was held at the Law of £50 was made to the daughter of a member and £20 to In two non-members, and the ordinary general business was

Institution, Chancery-lane, on Tuesday evening last, Mr.

Chas. Edward Barry in the chair. The question appointed transacted

for the evening's discussion was the following :-“ A landlord insures his premises against fire in office A., and his tenant insures them in B. Both policies contain the usual clause as to division of loss with the other insuring company (if any). The premises are damaged by fire to the extent of £100. The tenant accepts from office B. £60 in respect of the

damage, and signs a receipt stating that the premises are in. COUNCIL OF LEGAL EDUCATION.

sured in no other office. He does not, however, repair the MICHAELMAS EXAMINATION, 1880.

premises. Can the landlord recover from office A. the full

amount of the damage before compelling his tenant to repair GENERAL EXAMINATION OF STUDENTS OF TAE INNS OP under a covenant for that purpose in his lease ?" and was

Court, held at Lincoln's-ion Hall, on the 18th, 1916, 20tb, I opened in the affirmative by Mr. Kirk. The following gen. and 21st of October, 1880.

tlemen then addressed the society: Messrs. F. D. Williams, The Council of Legal Education have awarded to the E. G. Spiers, Green, Evans, and Tomes ; Mr. Kirk having following students certificatus that they have satisfactorily | replied, the question was decided in the affirmative by a passed a public examination :- James Edward Aldous, majority of eight votes. The following cases amongst others Archibald Bence Bence-Jones, Herbert Francis Blaine, Moses

were cited :-North British, fc., Insurance Company v. Liver. Nathaniel Bothamley, John Brooks, Jobn Mainwaring

| pool and J.ondon, &c., Insurance Company (L. R. 5 Ch, D.
Brown, Edward Palmer Chapman, William Ovens Clark, 569); Leeds v. Cheetham (1 Sim. 146).
Arthur Joseph Coppinger, Arthur Denman, Klaas Fritzes
De Vries, Edmund Charles Tennyson D'Eyncourt, Hugh
James Gillispie, Thomas Arnold Christian Hampson, Edward

William Hanseli, George Edward Hermon, Frederick Gage
Heygate, Edward Windsor Hussey, William Price James,

A meeting of this society was held on Wednesday, the Reginald Jones, Joseph Lewis Arnold Lamy, Robert Murray

3rd ingt., at Clement's-inn, Mr. Dowson in the chair. Lawes, Frederick John Lewis, Heory Gordon Mackenzie,

After the conclusion of the private business the subject of Robert Furze McMillan, Herbert Picton Morris, John Pbilip debate, “ Tbat the preference accorded to classical, as comMunster, Joakim Nicholas Pogose, Arthur Pierre Poley, Jiju

pared with scientific, studies at our schools and universities, Sanjo, Montague Shearman, James Sidebottom, Thomas

is opposed to the necessities of modern civilization," was Keay Tapling, William Whitaker Thompson, Arthur Horatio opened by Mr. Spence, who was supported by Messrs. Bar*Todd, and Stanley John Weyman, of the Inner Temple ; trom, Spokes, Harvey, and Maclaren; and opposed by Ramsay Douglas Broadfoot, William Burd, Samuel Walter

Messrs. Ācland, Fry, Jackson, Jenks, and Collyer. The -Cearns, Malcolm Percy Douglas, Artbur Íravers Fawcett, hon. opener replied, and upon a division the motion was Lionel Goodrich, Willie Grant, Bernard Batigan Hackney, lost by a majority of two votes. Nathaniel Joseph Highmore, Arthur Gwynne James, and A meeting of this society will be held on Monday evenWilliam James Waugh, of the Middle Temple; William ing, Nov. 8, at the Law Institution, for the purpose of disHenry Denys Aston-Lewis, Walter Mew Barnes, Edward cussing the construction put upon the Partition Act of Cotton, Louis Jessamy de Souza-Leal-Aranha, William Dunn

1868 by the House of Lords in the case of Pitt v. Jones (5. Gainsford, Courtney Stanhope Kenny, Alfred Pain, Robert Forsyth Scott, Martin Charles Sharp, Alfred John Simpson, and James Parker Smith, of Lincoln's-inn; Frederick Brian De Malbiesse Gibbons, and Edward Robinson, of Grey's-inn, Esqs.

The American Jurist gives the following as the form of the The following students passed a satisfactory examination advocate's oath prescribed by law, adopted many years ago in Roman law :-Arthur Anthony Baumann, Edgar Brierley, by the representative council of Geneva : “I swear before Leonard Syer Bristowe, Herbert Montagu Bronghton, God to be faithful to the Republic and Canton of Geneva ; Roynell Coleridge, Charles H-nry Cook, Gerald Hardwicke never to swerve from the respect due to the tribunals and to Cowie, Richard Dawson, Edwin Arthur Dillori, Frederick the authorities; not to advise or maintain any cause which William Dillon, Alfred Doran, John Draper, Nanda Lal does not appear to me to be just or equitable, unless in the Ghosh, Robert Darley Guinness, Charles Gipps Hamilton, defence of an accused; not to employ knowingly, in order Alfred Hayes, Richard Henderson, Samuel Edgar Hirst, to maintain the causes which shall be confided to me, any Walter Moore Hodgkinson, Rivers Ker, Clement Hemery means contrary to the truth, and not to attempt to deceive Lindon, Hugh Martin Chartere Macpherson, Robert Parr, the judges by any artifice, or by any false exposition of facts James Worsley Pennyman, Leonard Marlborough Powell, or of law; io abstain from all offensive personality, and not Alexander Pulling, David Macdonald Robertson-Macdonald, to advance any fact against the honour and the reputation Henry Medlicott Rumball, Arthur Llewel yn Saxon, Henry of the parties, unless it be indispensable to the cause with Pigot Ireland Warburton, Frederick Samuel White-White, which I shall be charged; not to encourage the commenceand Walter Augustus Wigram. of the Ioner Temple ; Edmund ment or the carrying on of any process from any motive of Nicholas Alpe, Thomas Anderson, Nasarvanji Framji passion or of interest; and not to refuse from any personal Bhandara, George Manchester Coben, John Robert Duff, considerations the cause of the feeble, the stranger, or the William Henry Field, Joan Alfred Foster, Robert Charles

wies | oppressed."



WILLIAMS, HENRY, Swinton st, Gray's inn rd, Dairyman. Dec 7

Williams and Graham, Vestry house, Lawrence Pountney hill WILSOX, Joux, Liverpool, Officer in H.M's. Customs. Nov 19.


Woods, Thomas, Wytchley Warren, Rutland, Farmer. Feb 1.

Atter, Stamford

[Gazette, Oct. 29.] COOKE, Herry, Kidderminster, Innkeeper. Nov 30. Cooke v

Crowther, MR. Talbot, Kidderminster
CROOK, JOSEPI, Waddesdon, Bucks, Farmer. Nov 30. Rogers v

Rose, V.C. Bacon Horwood, Aylesbury
EVERSFIELD, HENRY, Gravesend, Wharfinger. Nov 30. Mills v

Dennis, M.R. Bewley, Gravesend
GRAVES, ALBERT REGINALD. Charlton House, Wilts. Nov 30. Graves
Graves, V.C. Malins. Martineau, Raymond bldgs, Gray's inn

HAXXE, HENRY, Llanidloes, Montgomery, Innkeeper. Nov 30.
Jones v Hamer, V.C. Hall. Jenkins and Davies, Llanidloes

SALES BY AUCTION UNDER THE Court. Ksxx, CHARLES, Empingham, Rutland, Farmer. Nov 27. Canner When the deposits to be paid to the auctioneer are v Keen, V.C. Malins. Law, Stamford

estimated not to exceed £200, his andertaking in writing MORGAN, FEASCIS, Wellington, Salop, Grocer. Nov 30. Griffiths

to pay the deposits into court will be accepted instead of v Morgan, V.C. Malins. Taylor, Newtown

security. WATXITY. SAYUEL, Harden, York, Stuff Manufacturer. Dec 1.

Crabtree v Watmuff, V.C. Bacon. Mossman and Haley, Bradford WILLIANS, ELLEN PARRY, Exmouth, Dec 10. Williams v Knott, V.C. Hall. Hall, Gray's inn sq


It is particularly requested that the items in accounts

and the names in lists of creditors and contributories CREDITORS UNDER 22 & 23 VICT. CAP. 25. may be nombered consecutively, and that the same number

may not be repeated either in different parts of the same LAST DAY OF CLAIM.

account or list, or in any supplementary account or list. AUDLEY, WILLIAM, Cambridge, Gasfitter. Dec 31. Ellison and Co,

BAXFORD, TEXAS, The_Shrubbery, Highbury hill, Esq. Dec 20.
Shepheard and Sons, Finsbury circus

Brabant, Gray's inn sq

Mr. Skirrow having for the last year found the following Btegess, DAVID, Cambridge, Furniture Dealer. Dec 31. Ellison

arrangements greatly facilitate the dispatch of business ia and Co, Cambridge COOPER, GEORGE, Norton, Derby, Quarryman. Nov 30. Parker and

bis office, thinks it best to let it again be known that:Brailsford, Sheffield

Firstly-All orders relating to money, in or out of court, COTTIXGEAX, JOHN, Kingston upon Hull, Fish Curer. Dec 1. have precedence of all other business. Roberts and Leak, Hull

Secondly-That he himself proceeds with the taxation COWLEY, CHARLES, Preston, Sussex, Farmer. Dec 14. Woods and

of all bills of costs in the first instance as soon as they are Dernpster, Brighton DENISON, ARTHUR, South Norwood, Surrey, Victualler. Nov 15.

left in the office. Piankett and leader, St. Paul's churchyard

Thirdly—That all sbort or ex parte cases are taken every DORRISGTON, MARY Áxx, Milton rd, Romford, Essex. Jan 31. Saturday. Taylor and Jaquet, South st, Finsbury sq

Mr. Davidson desires to give notice of the following FITZPATRICK, MARY, Worksop, Nottingham. Dec 1. Coulson,

arrangements for the dispatch of business in his office :Worksop HALL, WILLIAX, Nottingham, Hai Manufacturer. Jan 1. Smith All orders relating to money in or out of court will have and Yammatt, Ashby-de-la-Zouch

precedence of all other bosiness. HARVEY, HENRY, Barrington rd, Brixton, Gent. Dec 14. Ravenscroft and Co, John st, Bedford row

Uoopposed, ex parte, and short bills will be disposed of HILL, Thomas, Beaulieu, Southampton. Nov 15. Coxwell and Co, forth with, without requiring the parties to take formal Southampton

appointments. HUGIES, EMILY MARY Axx, Robert st, Fulham rd. Dec 6. Poole

Solicitors will assist the taxing master in promptly and Haghes, Chancery lane Hughes, MARY, St. Asaphs, Flint. Dec 1. Sisson and George,

disposing of business before him, by leaving their papers St. Asaphs

arranged in the order of the bill, with all vouchers for pay. Joxe, ESTHER, Abbey terrace, Llandilofawr, Carmarthen. Nov 13.

mente, counsels' fees, and (if any) cbief clerk's certificates Davies and Co, Haverfordwest KIRE, WILLIAM PATERSON, Hillside, Willesden, Auctioneer. Dec 7.

of attendances. Harley and Co, Finsbury circus

[It is deemed desirable tbat the above regulations shoald LAXDOX, JOIN WAITTINGTOX READI. Braunton, Devon, Clerk in be brought afresh to the attention of our readers at the

Holy Orders. Dec l. Chanter and Co, Barnstaple
LEECH, DESSTAX Joux, Witley, Surrey, Gent. Dec 24. Mellersh,

re-openicg of the regular work in the offices.]
LOWAX, SAMTEL, Horsecroft, Whitworth, Lancaster, Labourer.

Dec 1. Jackson, Rochdale
MARTIN, WILLIAM, Ynistawe, Llangefelach, Esq. Dec 31. Stricks

and Bellingham, Swansea
Moors, Jonn, Clifton, Bristol, Gent. Nov 30. Fry and Co,

The following statement has been issued by the Post. Bristol QCILTER, THomas Risby, Colchester, Sadler. Dec 31. Quilter,

| master-General: By the Saviags Banks Act of last session Forest

any person on and after the 22nd inst. will be able to BEYNOLDS, JAXE, Cotham New rd, Bristol. Dec 1, Cooke and invest, at any Post-office in the United Kingdom at which

Sons, Bristol
ROBERTSHAW, Isaac, Allerton, York, Gent. Nov 17. Spencer,

there is a savings bank, small sums in any one of the Bradford

following Government Stocks-Consols, Reduced, or New SMITH, WILLIAX SETH, Derby, Surveyor. Jan 20. Sale and Mills, | Three per Cents. The sums so invested must not be less

SOUTIWELL, Rev. MARCUS RICHARD, St. Alban's, Hertford, Clerk.

than £10 and must not exceed £100 in any one year, and Jan 1. Johnsons and Co, Austin Friars, Old Broad st

the aggregate amount held by any one investor must not STOSE, WILLIAM, Stratford Sub Castle, Wilts, Farmer. Dec 7. exceed £300. The following amounts will be charged for Xodder, City chmbrs, Salisbury

the purchase of stock, and these sums will include all exSWAIXE, THOMAS JAMES, Lichfield grove, Church End, Finchley, Commercial Traveller. Dec 13. Pointon, Birmingham

penses connected with the subsequent collection of dividends; 872ES, JOSIAH, Wells, Somerset, Pattern Maker. Dec 4. Foster, On stock not exceeding £25, 93. ; exceeding £25, but not Wells

exceeding £50, 18. 31. ; exceeding £30, but not exceeding Trrox, GEORGE, Kidderminster, out of business. Dec 1. Ivens

£75, 19. 9d.; exceeding £75, but not exceedand Morton, Kidderminster WALKEE, JANES, Whicham, Cumberland, Farmer. Nov 27. Butler, ing £100, 29. 3d. The charges on the sale of Broughton in Furness

stock will be at the same rates up to £100; for WALL, THOMAS SENIOR, Maida Vale, Kilburn, Cor Merchant. Dec £200 it will be two shillings and ninepence; and

10. Hortin, Edgware rd, Paddington WEEDLEY, JOSIVA, Barrow in Furness, Farmer. Nov 27. Butler,

for £300, three shillings and threepence. The investment Barrow in Furness

will be at the current price of the day on which it is made, WELLS, Eliza, West Stockwith, Nottingham. Dec 24. Oldman and

and a certificate thereof will be sent to the investor by post. Iveson, Gainsborough WHITCOXER, PENELOPE, Kemerton, Gloucester, Nov 30. Brookes

Similar arrangements will be made for sales of stock ; and and Badham, Tewkesbury

dividends will be collected by the Post-office, and placed to

the credit of the investor. Any person having invested reply, however, they received a circular from the Home £50 or more may, on application to the Post-office, obtain a Office saying that the Home Seoretary must adhere to the stock certificate for $50 or any multiple of £50. These views explained in the circular of the 17th of May last, and certificates will have coupons for dividends annexed, pay- boped that on consideration the court would adopt the table able to bearer. Facilities similar to those just described of fees therein suggested, as many other courts bad done. for investment of small sums in Government Stocks will | He (the chairman) said a great many bad adopted them, be granted by the Trustee Savings Banks.

and a great many had not, having taken the same view as that court. It was for the court to decide whether they chose to insist on their view, or whether they would accept the fiat of the Home Secretary, who now said that his

views must be adhered to, but who, in his first circular, COUNTY COURTS.

asked for their advice and said he would give his considera

tion to any sugestions they might make. There was a rasi LANCASTER.

difference between the two communications. It was

resolved to adopt the views of the Home Seoretary. (Before W. A. Hulton, Esq., Judge.)

Chief Justice Ryan, of Wisconsin, in a recent address to Oct. 22.-Fyfe v. Committee of Lancaster Agricultural

the graduating class of the University of Wisconsin, drew Society.

the following picture of pettifoggers :-"Behold tho pettiThis was an action against the managers of the Lancaster

fogger, the blackleg of the law! He is, as his name imports, Agricultural Society for the loss of a dog sent to the last show

a stirrer-up of small litigation ; & wet-nurse of trifling of the society in September. The dog was exhibited in the

grievances and quarrels. He sometimes emerges from proDandie Dinmont terrier class, was catalogued at £25, and was fessional obscurity, and is charged with business which is awarded the first prize. Shortly after the judging Mr. Fyfe

disreputable only through his own tortuous devices. For found that the dog had disappeared. It was ascertained that

the vermin can't forego his instincts, even among bis another man had claimed it, and that he had returned it to

betters. He is generally found, however, and he always the secretaries, requesting them not to give up the dog until I begins in the lowest professional grade. Indeed, he is the the ownership was settled. For the defence it was contended troglodyte of the law. He has great cunning. He mistakes that after the judging the animals entered were really in the it for intelligence. He is a fellow of infinite protence. He hands of the exhibitors, that the duties of the show stewards pushes himself everywhere, and is self-important wherever respecting them ceased, and that therefore the defendants

he goes ; you will often find him in legislative bodies, in were not responsible for any loss.

political conventions, in boards of supervisors, in common His HONOUR said that the defendants had taken upon

councils. He is sometimes there for specific villany ; somethemselves to say by their rules that during the hours of

times on general principles of corruption, waiting on Proviexbibition no person (not even the owner) must remove dence for any fraudulent job. He is always there for evil. any animal without their sanction; therefore, when the The temper of his mind, the habits of his life, make him dog was returned to the pen after judging, it became, so to essentially mischievous. In all places he is always disspeak, the property of the managers as long as the show re. bonest. When he cannot cheat for gain, he cheats for love. mained open, and they alone were responsible for it. He

He haunts low places, and herds with the igncrant. It is considered that plaintiff was entitled to a verdict, but he his kindly office to get them by the ears, and to feed his regarded the price placed upon it as fabulous. He would vanity and his pocket from the quarrels he incites and fo. therefore give judgment for £10 apd costs.

ments. He is in everybody's way, and prys into everybody's business. He meddles in all things, and is indetatigible in mischief. He is just lawyer enough to be mischievous.”

At the opening of the sittings in the Exchequer Division LEGAL NEWS.

(before Mr. Baron Pollock and Mr. Justice Hawkins), Mr.

Wills, Q.C., expressed the sense of the deep loss the profesA country storekeeper, says the Virginia Law Journal, sion had sustained by the death of the late Lord Chief Baron. was asked by counsel in what maoner be kept his books, by Mr. Baron Pollock said it could not be a matter of surprise single entry or double entry. He replied, they were not to any who were present that an opportunity should kept in an entry at all, but under the counter on the salt have been taken of saying something upon an occasion barrel.

which so painfully reminded them of one who had been so

recently taken from them, and whose loss they all so deeply The Pennsylvania Sopreme Court bave, says the Albany

regretted. For nearly forty years he knew the late Lord Law Journal, so to speak, sat down on Judge Patterson of Chief Baron intimately, and he could bear testimony to his the Quarter Sessions of Lancaster, in the matter of Messrs. kindliness, his wisdom, his firmness, and the earnestness of Steinman and Hensel, attorneys, and editors of the Lancas

purpose with which he carried out any duty intrusted to ter Intelligence newspaper. The judge summarily expelled him. All the judges agreed in respect for bis great learnthese gentlemen from the bar of his court for publishing a ingfor the painstaking care with which he exhausted libellous article in their newspaper in reference to his

every possible matter which could have have had any Judicial conduct. We urged pretty stogtly, at the time bearing on the subject upon whioh he was engagad, and that Judge Patterson had exceeded his judicial power, and

also in the feeling of love they felt for the man that an attorney could only be disbarred for misconduct in with whom they were daily associated in their duty, and his professional capacity or affecting his professional character. The Supreme Court bave taken this view, and have

wbo was never known to say one single onkind word or to

barbour one single onkind thought. vacated Judge Patterson's order, and restored the attorneys to the bar. The court also adopt the view that a libel, to A meeting of the magistrates of York city was held on amount to a breach of professional duty, must bave been Tuesday, when, in accordance with the invitation of the designed to acqnire an influence over the judge in the exer. Home Secretary, the following recommendations were cise of his judicial functions by the instrumentality of unanimously passed :-“ Resolved that the following popular prejudice-a motive which is not alleged to have be recorded as the opinions of her Majesty's justices existed in this case.

of the peace, acting in and for the city of York :

1. That the treatment of children and young persons, At the Somerset Quarter Sessions, on the 22nd uit., the after apprehension or information, and before conchairman said, owing to the passing of the Summary viction, should be further distinguished from that. Jurisdiction Act, it was necessary to make some alterations of adults than is now allowed by law. 2. That the in the table of fees, and he had received a communication power to commit a child (under 12) or a young person from the Home Office suggesting that it would be well that (under 16) on remind to the workhouse, rather than to the court sbould consider the question and inform the Home prison, on a charge laid under the Industrial Schools Act, Secretary their views on the matter; he would be glad of should be extended to every justice of the peace on any advice they would bave to offer, and wonld give it bis every charge against a child or young person. 3. That best consideration. It was suggested that there should be the power to adjudge a private whipping with a birch 8 aniform table of fees; accordingly it was recommended | rod, after conviction, on a charge dealt with under the and permission asked to bave tbe table of fees altered. In Summary Jurisdiction Act, 1879, should be extended to

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