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her Majesty's justices of the peace on every conviction Ex 18 Marshall (G M Cooke) v Lindley and anr (J Davies) postof a child or young person by a Court of

poned SJ Summary Jurisdiction. 4. That power be given to

| CP 19 Chalmers (J Whitehouse) v Chalmers (Nelson Son and H)

commission courts of summary jurisdiction to inflict on the parent or Q B 20 Bennett (W E Baxter) v England and ors (In person ; WF guardian of any child or young person convicted by such

Stokes) stayed court, either in addition to or instead of any punishment in

CP 21 Caudle (F T Newbould) v Austin (Morgan and Gilks) stayed Aicted on such child or young person, a fine not exceeding

Q B 22 Procter (J Neal) v Dunham (Pitman and L) stayed Sj that to which such child or young person has become liable,

CP 23 Fajkmajer (Norton R N and B) v Fothergill and anr (Hollams

Son and C; Field Roscoe and Co) stayed SJ in any case io which such court is satisfied that such parent

Ex 24 Page (Hacon and T) v Kerridge (Bridges S and Co) stayed or guardian has, by neglecting to take proper care of such

Q B 25 Markwick (G Thompson) v Cortis (A S Edmunds) postponed child or young person, or otherwise, conduced to such mis

SJ conduct. 5. That children (under 12) should not be im. Q B 26 Moody and anr (Lewis and Lewis) v Fisher (J Donague) prisoned at the instance of a court of summary jurisdiction,

stayed unless it be on commitment for trial by jury. 6. That, ex

Ex 27 Champion (Duignan and S) v Walter (Purkis and P) commen

Q B 28 McDougall (Snell and G) v Copestake (Mercer and M) stayed cept in so far as it may affect children (under 12), it is not desirable to repeal the law which requires every young person

OP 29 Treadwin (W R Philp) v Nunn (J D Blake) postponed ocmmitted to a reformatory school to suffer imprisonment for

| CP 30 Funge and anr (J H Child) v Same (Same) postponed Dot less than ten days. 7. That the Industrial Schools Act,

CP 31 Cuyas y Sampere (Tilleard G and H) v Mac Andrew and Co 1866, requires amendment, more particularly by extending

(Kearsey Son and H) commission SJ the protection of the State over the scholars after they leave

Q B 32 Taylor (Hurford and T) v Batten (Waltons B and W) comthese schools, wbich are too much confused in the public CP 33 Davies and anr (Nickinson P and N) v Nunn (Blake and W) mind with reformatory schools, from which they should be

postponed kept quite distinct; the latter being concerned in correcting

Ex 34 McGregor (W Eley) v Tinker and anr (Rollit and Son)

stayed crime among young persons who have become actual Ex 35 Taylor and ors (RS Taylor and Sons) v Smith and anr criminals, and have been imprisoned as such, while the

(Brandons) postponed former are preventing crime in children and young persons

CP 36 Coleman (Campbell R and Co) v Guigues (E D Lewis) stayed who have not been convicted of crime, and have not been in

OP 37 Fowler and ors (Wilson B and C) v Alison (Thompson and D)

without jury prison."

Ex 38 Stubbs (Yeo and Warner) v Ashton (Bennett Dand B) stayed
Ex 39 Pearson (C Mossop) v Gardner (Field R and Co) stayed .
Ex 40 Russell and anr (Taylor H and T) v Nunn (Blake and w)


CP 41 Dorking Grey Stone Lime Co limd (J Edell) v Hack and ors

(Saffery and Co) stayed

CP 42 Cowley (F Scott) v Booth (Rye and C) stayed SJ

Q B 43 Henning and anr (Thompson and D) v Mills (Simpson and

C) stayed

Q B 44 Same (Same) v Smerden (J H Lamb)

OB 45 Same Same) v Dimmock (Same)
Date. Com

OP 46 Gask (J B May) v Nunn (Blake and w) stayed

Ex 47 Taylor and ors (Paterson Š and B) v Blowes (Beaumont and Monday, Nov. &Mr. Cobby Mr. Latham Mr. Pemberton

B) stayed

Ex 48 Heap (C Mossop) v Hesketh (Lewis and L) postponed SJ Tuesday ...... 9 Jackson Leach


CP 49 Jacobs (L Davis) v Charles Reynolds and Co (O Sawbridge) Wednesday.... 10


commission Sj Thursday .... 11


Ward Ex 50 Isaacson (Dod and L) v Currie (Lucas and Son) stayed SJ Friday........ 12


Q B 51 Nowell (À G Ditton) v Stocker and ors (W Justice) part Saturday .... 13 Jackson Leach


heard SJ

Q B 52 Same (Same) v Bucknill and anr (Mead and D; J Hill) Y. O. Bacon. V.C. HALL.

Mr. Justice

stayed SJ

FRY. CP 53 Sadler and ors (Chappell Son and G) v Nangle (Vallance Monday, Nov. 8Mr./Merivale Mr. Clowes Mr. Teesdale

and V) stayed Tuesday ......


9 King


Farrer QB 54 Voss (J W Few) v Thomas (Hemsley and H) stayed Wednesday.... 10 Merivale Clowes

Teesdale CP 55 Hooper and anr (Tilleard G and H) Mors le Blanche and Co Thursday .... 11 Koe.

and ors (L JB Rawlins) commission without jury Farrer

Ex 56 Stace and ors (T White and Sons) v Walkling and ors (Sole Friday........ 12 Merivale Clowes

Teesdale Saturday .... 13



CP 57 Tasmanian Main Line Ry Co (Wilson B and C) v Clark and

ors (Blunt T and Co; Burchells; Hargrove and Co) SJ Ex 58 Ibbotson (Bordman) v Buckley and ors (Jukes and Co)

CP 59 Williams (G E Carpenter) v Nowell (A G Ditton) stayed SJ HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE.

Chy 60 Sovereign Life Assurance Co (Campbell R and H) v Dent

(Crook and S) postponed SJ MIDDLESEX.-TRINITY SITTING, 1880.

CP 61 Crook (F C James) v Clark and Son (

GS Warmington

stayed The list contains all actions entered in Queen's Bench, Common Q B 62 King and Co (Eardley H and R) v Langton (In Person) SJ Pleas, and Exchequer Divisions, in which notice of trial has been

QB 63 Tippins (G Crafter) v Budden (Stollard and W) given, and also all actions in the Chancery Division, in which

Èx 64 Parkes (T w Goldring) v London and St Katherine Docks Dotice has been given of trial before a judge and jury; up to and

Co (W M Hacon) including November 3, 1890.

Ex 65 Llewellyn (T White and Sons) v Strangward (Saunders

Hand B)

Q B 66 Capital and Counties Bank (Nash and F) v Henty and Sons Ex 1 Hickey (Belfrage and M) v Montefiore (Lewis and Lewis)

(Robinson P and S) SJ Commission SJ

Q B 67 Rice (Lewis and L) v East and West India Dock Co (Fresh. QB 2 Creed (AJ Murray) v Millett (Roscoe H and S) Commission

fields and W) stayed SJ QB 3 Brown (Merriman M and Co) v Elkington and ors (Lumley Q B 68 The Nitro-Posphate and Odams Chemical Manure Co limd and L) Commission

(Kingsford and Co) v Roberts (Williamson H and Co) CP 4 Wilbraham (Chapman T and B) v The Maritime Passengers

stayed SJ and Mariners Insurance Co limd (Harrisons and Son) Q B 69 Richardson (Bird M and R) y Holdam and Canning Stayed

(Mathews and s) postponed SJ QB 5 Benjamin (J Frost) v Litten (F A Lewty) Commission

Ex 70 Parris (J N Mason) v Blowes (Beaumont and w) stayed QB 6 Benjamin (M Abrahams and R) v Higginbottom (FT Dubois QB 71 Redmond (Wontner and Sons) v Gamble (Lewis and L) Commission SJ

CP 72 Gagel (H Montagu) v Rotherheim (Lumley and L) commis. QB 7 Hallward (C B Hallward) v Blanford and ors (C J Curtis;

sion GHK Fisher) Postponed

Ex 73 Belli (P A Hanrott) v Lane (Foss and Legg) SJ QB 8 Joshua (A E Webb) v Green (Hare and F) Commission

Ex 74 Iles (l'aylor and Hales) v Brook and Co (J B Lay) Ez 9 Palmes (Lake B and Co) v Hope and anr (Shoubridge and M) CP 75 British Mutual Investment Co limd (Barnard and Co) V without jury postponed

Williams (Stephens and S) postponed Ex 10 Same (Same) v Beavan (Same) without jury p

Ex 76 Clarke (Taylor îl and T) v Smith (Brandon and Co) postEx 1 Llwydarth Iron & Co (Houghton and B) v Fearn (A SH

poned Jones) commission

QB 77 Leschallus (Merriman P and M) v Shreeve and ors (A E QB 12 Mayer (A G Ditton) y Robinson (P W Nazer) commission

Tower; W. P Moore) postponed SJ Ex 13 Spiller (C E Goldring) v Baum (Evans and É) postponed OB 78 Scott (H T Tiddeman) v Scott (G H Finch) stayed QB 14 General Share Trust Co limd (J S Coleman) v Baum and anr EX 79 Martin (W B Brook) v Dunn (A T Hewitt) without jury (Same) stayed

QB 80 Muple and Co (Lumley and L) v Mapleson (J and R Gole) Ex 15 Enthoven (Collette and C) v Jacobson (GM Cooke) post

stayed poned

QB 81 Brewis (C O Humphreys and Son) v Stacpoole (8 Scott) SJ CP 16 Chamberlaine (S G Ashwin) v T W Wallington (Whitaker Ex 82 Huband (E D Lewis) y Flight (Lewis and Sons) postponed and w) postponed SJ

Ex 83 Newton and Son (JM Chamberlain) v Borkwood and anr CP 17 Same (Same) v J Wallington (Same) postponed SJ

(J Scaife) postponed


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CP 84 Barwick (J D Botterell) v Pirie and Co (Parker and Co)


FRIDAY, Oct. 29, 1880.
Ex 85 Guelton (F G Gorton) y Harrison (W Rawlins)
Ex 86 Hine-Haycock and anr (H Haycock and B) v Hoa re and

Hurwitz, Abraham, Portsdown rd, Maida Vale. Oct 26
wife (T W Buckler) without jury

Jones, Richard Edward, Walter Consett Searle, and William Purkiss

Wincott, Billiter st, Merchants. Oct 15
(To be continued.)

TUESDAY, Nov. 2, 1830.
Fogg, James, Hyde, Chester, Beerhouse keeper. Oct 28

Liquidations by Arrangement.

November 4, 1880.

FRIDAY, Oct. 27, 1880.

Adams, Thomas, Bath, Market Gardener. Nov 12 at 11 at offices of

Moger, Wood st, Baih

Paid. Closing Price

Agg, John, Bristol, Beer Retailer. Nov 6 at 12 at offices of Andrews,

Nicholas st, Bristol, Ayre, Bristol

Allen, Robert, and Robert Bew North, Wolverhampton, Iron Stock Caledonian .........


Merchants. Nov 10 at 11 at offices of Underhill, Darlington st, Stock Glasgow and South-Western .....


Stock Great Eastern Ordinary Stock .........


Arthur, Benjamin,! Llanelly, Carmarthen, Licensed Victualler. Stock Great Northern .......


Nov 10 at 12 at offices of Morgan, Wind st, Swansea
Stock Do., A Stock ......


Baker, William Charles, Southampton, Grocer. Nov 10 at 3 at offices Stock Great Southern and Western of Irel.nd 100

of Bell, Portland st, Southampton Stock Great Western-Original ....

Barrett, Henry, Wootton Bassett, Bootmaker. Nov 6 at 10 at offices Stock Lancashire and Yorkshire ......


of Jackson, Albion buildings, New Swindon Stock London, Brighton, and Sonth Coast ....


Benson, Edward, Leeds, Provision Dealer, Nov 11 at 3 at the Law InStock London, Chatham, and Dover ...........

stitute, Leeds. Watson Stock London and North-Western


Birch, Thomas, Liverpool, Bootmaker. Nov 15 at 3 at offices of Quin, Stock London and South Western


South John st, Liverpool Stock Manchester, Shefield, and Lincoln


Bladon, Alfred, Birmingham, Hatter. Nov 11 at 3 at offices of JohnStock Metropolitan


son and Co, Waterloo st. Birmingham Stock Do., District ....


Boden, Jesse, Birmingham, Iron Plate Worker. Nov 11 at 3 at offices. Stock Midland...................


of Wilson, Temple row. Birmingham Stock North British .......

Bracegirdle, William, and William Minshall, Leftwich, Chester, Stock North Eastern.......................

100 1737

Ship Builders. Nov 12 at 11 at offices of Green and Dixon, Castle. Stock North London .............

100 180

chmbrs, Northwich Stock North Staffordabire

100 884

Bradshaw, James, Manchester, out of business. Nov 17 at 3 at Stock South Devon

offices of Oram and Co, Peter st, Manchester Stock South-Eastern ...

Briggs, Levi, Wakefield, York, Grocer. Nov 11 at 3 at offices of

Lodge, Townhall chmbrs, King st, Wakefield
Briggs, Thomas, Manchester, Yarn Merchant. Nov 16 at 3 at offices

of Leigh, Brown st, Manchester A receives no dividend uatil 6 per cent. has been paid to B. Burholt, Henry Francis, Andover rd, Holloway, Baker. Nov 18 at

3 at offices of Merriman and Co, Austinfriars Butterfield, Elijah Tatham, Shipley, York, out of business. Nov 12

at 11 at offices of Berry and Robinson, Charles st, Bradford BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS.

Chapman, William, Wetheringsett, Suffolk, Farmer. Nov 15 at

12.30 at offices of Titchmarsh, Museum st, Ipswich. Bavin and

Daynes, Norwich

Christey, George Alfred, Chatsworth rd, Clapton Park, Provision
BEAMISH.-On Oct. 29, at Richmond, Surrey, the wife of A. Merchant. Nov 12 at 3 at offices of Christmas, Walbrook
Beamish, Barrister-at-law, of a son.

Clark, Joseph Henry, Clay gate, Surrey, Grocer. Nov 15 at 2 at EVAN:.-O. Oct. 28, at Berkeley Lodge, W., the wife of Frank

offices of Wilkinson and Howletts, Bedford st, Covent Garden Evans, Barrister-at-law, of a son.

Clark, Richard, Hamstead, Hertford, of no occupation. Nov 13 at

11 at the Old Red Lion, St Albans. Preedy, Kettering LAW.-On Sept. 22, at Moulmien, British Burmah, the wife nf

Clarke, Samuel, Loughborough, Leicester, Provision Dealer. Nov C. W. Law, Barrister-at-law, of a son.

11 at 3 at offices of Goode, Baxter Gate, Loughborough POYSER.-On Oct. 28, at 83, West-hill, Sydenham, the wife Clarke, William, Nottingham, Journeyman Machinist. Nov 12 at 12 of Arthur H, Poyser, Barrister-at-law, of a daughter.

at offices of Belk, Middle pavement, Nottingham MARRIAGE.

Cleavin, John Robert, Leeds, Saddler. Nov 12 at 3 at offices of Boin. HENN-GORE.-On Oct. 28, at Kilmurry Parish Churcb, Fran- |

ton, Old Bank chmbrs, Leeds cis Blackburne Henn, of Riverslade, Ballipa, resident Magis

Collie, William, Edgware rd, Mantle Warehouseman, Nov 11 at 2 at

offices of Maples and Co, Frederick pl, Old Jewry trate and Barrister-at-law, to Helen Letitia Eliza bet b, |

Cope, John, Bedford, Lancaster, Shoe Maker. Nov 11 at 10.30 at daughter of the late Captain Francis Gore, of Woodla wn, the Albion Hotel, Piccadilly, Manchester. Whittingham, Leigh county Clare.

Samuel, Wellington, Salop, Tea Dealer. Nov 12 at 12 at the Crewe Arms Hotel, Crewe. Carrane, Wellington Crawshaw, Robert, Colne, Lancaster, Farmer. Nov 12 at 3 at the Exchange Hotel, Nicholas street, Burnley. Sutcliffe, Burn

ley Crolley, Esther, Llandudno, Carnarvon, Greengrocer. Nov 18 at 12

at offices of Carruthers, Lord st, Liverpool

Dobson, John James, New Tunstall, Durham, Grocer. Nov 10 at 3 at Bankrupin.

offices of Bell, Lambton st, Sunderland FRIDAY, Oct. 29, 1880.

Dorrell, Richard, Swansea, Grocer. Nov 16 at 12.30 at theUnder the Bankruptcy Act, 1869.

Merchants Association, Broad st, Bristol. Evans and Davies, Creditors must forward their proofs of debts to the Registrar. Swansea To Surrender in the Country,

Dowell, William, Thornton Baxby, York, Farmer. Nov 15 at 11 at Abrahart, William, London st, Derby, Clothier. Pet Oct 20. Weller.

offices of Wilkinson, St Helen's sq, York Derby, Nov 9 at 12

Duckworth, Joseph, Oswaldtwistle, Lancaster, Innkeeper. Nov 17 at Bantock, Samuel, Springfield pk, Acton, Builder. Pet Sept 26.

3 at offices of Cronkshaw, White Bull Inn, Church st, Blackburn. Ruston. Brentford, Nov 16 at 2

Barlow, Accrington Shaw, John, Slaithwaite, York, Butcher. Pet Oct 27. Jones.

Edwards, William Lloyd, Penygroes, Carnarvon, Grocer. Nov 15Huddersfield, Nov 11 at 11

at 11 at offices of Rees, Castle st, Carnarvon Whitemore, William, Clevedon, Somerset, Beer Retailer. Pet Oct 26.

Eisler, Louis, and Arthur Alfred Barnard, Great Tower st, Wine Harley. Bristol, Nov 10 at 2

Merchants. Nov 15 at 2 at 145, Cheapside. Crouch and Co,Queen

Victoria st
TUESDAY, Nov. 2, 1850.
Under the Bankruptcy Act, 1869.

Ellison, John, Grange, Lear Egremont, Cumberland, Farmer. Nov

10 at 1l at offices of Brown, Scotch st, Whitehaven Creditors must forward their proofs of debts to the Registrar. Ensor, Benjamin Cutts, Birmingham, Electro Plater. Nov 11 at 11 To Surrender in London.

at offices of Parr, Colmore row, Birmingham Maclachlan, John, and Charles Blanc, Fenchurch st, Merchants. Evatt, William, Ibstock, Leicester, Builder. Nov 10 at 3 at offices. Pet Oct 30. Pepys. Nov 17 at 12

of Loseby and Battiscombe, Market pl, Leicester Warne, Thomas, Whetstone pk, Lincoln's inn fields, Builder. Mot Feldtmann, Egmont, Hadleigh, Essex, Merchant. Nov 15 at 3 at Oct 30. Pepys. Nov 17 at 12 30

offices of Phelps and Co, Gresham st To Surrender in the Country.

Fells, Frederick George, Syston, Leicester, Grocer. Nov 12 at 12 at. Airey, Edward, Beech lanes, Worcester, Brick Manufacturer. Pet offices of Harvey, Selbourne bldgs, Millstone lane, Leicester Oct 20. Watson. Oldbury, Nov 27 at 11

Finney, Samuel, Longton, Stafford, Furniture Dealer, Nov 10 at 11 Broadbent, T E B Fort Blockhouse, Gosport, Lieutenant at offices of Clarke and Hanley, Church st, Longton

in H M's Submarine Miners. Pet Oct 30. Renny. Portsmouth, Garbutt, George, Scarborough, York, Builder. Nov 5 at 3 at offices. Nov 18 at 12

of Appleyard, Newborough st, Scarborough Edmondson, Joseph, Shipley, York, Builder. Pet Oct 29. Lee. Glazebrook, James, Shoreham, Sussex, Master Mariner. Nov 16 at. Bradford, Nov 16 at 12

3 at offices of Nye, North st, Brighton Hirsch, Gustav, Manchester. Pet Oct 20. Lister. Manchester, Nov Gosling, William, jun, Allbrook Eastleigh, Hants, Engineer. Nov . 19 at 12

at 3 at offices of Shutte, Portland st, Southampton Jolly, Thomas, Ousden, Suffolk, Innkeeper. Pet Oct 30. Eaden. | Gregory, Joseph, Congerstone, Leicester, Tailor. Nov 16 at 1.30 at. Cambridge, Nov 20 at 10.30

offices of Tippetts, Atherstone


Nov. 6, 1880.



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Griffiths, Edwin, Liverpool, Builder. Nov 10 at 2 at offices of Etty, Vanghan, Edward, Essex rd, Acton, Builder. Nov 11 at 3 at offices Lord st, Liverpool

of Aird, Eastcheap Guest, Joseph James, Brenchley, Kent, Farmer. Nov 10 at 3 at the Vening, John, Lower Clevedon, Somerset, Mason, Nov 11 at 11 at New Inn, Maidstone. Palmer, Tonbridge

offices of Ward, Albion chmbrs, Bristol Haines, William Henry, Boston, Lincoln, Bookseller. Nov 9 at 2 at Westacott, Thomas, Bristol, Baker. Nov 12 at 2 at offices of Stevens, offices of Thomas, Emery lane, Boston

Nicholas st, Bristol. Willmott, Bristol Handley, Walter John, West Ham, Essex, Market Porter. Nov 16 Weiss, John, Turk st, Bethnal green, Baker. Nov 8 at 4 at offices at 3 at offices of Vanderpump, Gray's inn sq

of Jones, Mark lane Holt, John, Chorlton-on Medlock, Manchester, Provision Dealer, Wilcox, Thomas, Upper Marsh, Lambeth, Job Master. Nov 11 at 2 Xov 10 at 11 at offices of Bintliil, Bridge st, Manchester

at offices of Christmas, Walbrook Huddlestone, Robert Asher, Wisbech St Mary's, Cambridge, Williams, David, Colwyn Bay, Denbigh, Lodging house Keeper. Farmer. Nov 11 at 11 at offices of Ollard, York row, Wisbech

Nov 17 at 2 at Grosvenor Hotel, James, Llanrwst Hyatt, William, Albrighton, Salop, Farmer. Nov 12 at 3 at offices Williams, Evan James, Brecon, Corn and Meal Factor. Nov 9 at 2 uf Dallok. Queen sq. Wolverhampton

at offices of Bishop, Wheat st, Brecon Incell, Charles, Droitwich, Worcester, Fruiterer. Nov 13 at 1 at Withers, Jaon, Whitchurch, Southampton, Farmer. Nov 15 at 3 at offices of Scott and Horton, New rd, Bromsgrove

Wbite Hart Hotel, Andover. Footner and Son, Andover Jackson, William, Spennymoor, Durham, Painter. Nov 17 at 11.30 Wright, Charles, Stockwell ro, Surrey, Chemist. Nov 10 at 2 at at othces of Salkeld. Elvet bridge, Durham

109, Ch eapside. Kent and Kent Jenkins, Thomas, Kidwelly, Carmarthen, Grocer. Nov 8 at 3 at offices of Howell, Stepney st, Llanelly

TUESDAY, Nov.2, 1880.
Lloyd, Cæoline, Saint Ishmael's, Carmarthenshire, Innkeeper. | Adams, Harry Tawton, Ancill villas, Fulham, Builder. Nov 15 at 3

Xov 10 at 12 at offices of Thomas and Browne, Lower Market st, of Reader, Holborn Viaduct

Ainge, Alfred Stockley, Mountsorrell. Liecester, Glocer. Nov 15 at
Lobley, William, Batley, York, Grocer. Nov 12 at 11 at the Black Bull 3 at oflices of Wright. Belvoir st, Leicester
Hotel, Batley. Parker, Batley

Airey, Edward, Harbourne, Stafford, Brick Maker. Nov 15 at 11 at Lockwood, James Leggott, Thornholmes, Owston, Farmer. Nov 15 at offices of Ratcliffe, Bennett's hill, Birmingham 3 at offices of Credland, Gainsborough

Allen, George, Herbert terrace, Peckham, Grocer, Nov 15 at 3 a Lorrimer, John, Kirkdale, Liverpool, Ale and Porter Bottler. Nov 10 offices of Pannell and Co, Basinghall st. Cattlin, Wormwood at 11 st offices of Etty, Lord st, Liverpool

Old Broad st MeHolme, James, Ormskirk, Lancaster, Draper. Nov 15 at 3 at Allum, Henry, Senior st, Harrow rd, Grocer. Nov 11 at 3 at offices offices of Gibson and Co, South John st, Liverpool. Nordon, Liver. of Foster, Brunswick sq, Bloomsbury

Anfield. William, Great Driffield, York, Millwright. Nov 15 at 3 at Voecrop, John Brown, and William Moscrop, Norden, nr Rochdale, offices of Dunn, Market pl, Great Driffield

Lancaster, Cotton Spinners. Nov 12 at 3 at offices of Boote and Ed. Arrowsmith, George Henry, Cambridge, Hosier. Nov 15 at 3 at gar, Booth st, Manchester

offices of Ginn. St Andrew's st, Cambridge Nicholson, John Mills, Birmingham, out of business. Nov 10 at 3 at Bew. Thomas, Northampton, Umbrella Manufacturer. Nov 16 at 12 offices of Cheston, Moor st, Birmingham

at offices of Hensman, Giles's st, Northampton Olivant, William Sharpe, Stow, Lincoln, Farmer. Nov 17 at 11 at Biscombe, William, Plumpstead, Kent, Builder, Nov 18 at 3 at offices offices of Haves and Son, Market pl, Gainsborough

of Bradley, Mark lane Owens, William, Swansea, Cattle Dealer. Nov 10 at 3 at offices of Booker, John, Henry st, Deptford, Chandler. Nov 10 a 3 at offices Evans and Davies, Wind st, Swansea

of Norris, Southampton buildings, Chancery lane Palmer, John, jan, Berkswell, Warwick, Farmer. Nov 11 at 2 at Bourne, Francis, Brede, Sussex, Farmer. Nov 13 at 12 at the ottices of Hughes and Masser, Little Park st, Coventry

Swan Hotel, High st. Hastings, Jones and Glenister, Hastings Peacock, Samuel, Nottingham, Draper. Nov 16 at 3 at officəs of Bradbnrn, John, Ashton-in-Mackerfield, Lancaster, Coal Owner. Whittingham, Middle pavement, Nottingham

Nov 17 at 11 at offices of France, Churchgate, Wigan Pellow, Charles Robert, Newton Abbot, Devon, Plumber. Nov 11 Bray, Samuel, Alsager, Chester, Aerated Water Manufacturer. at il at offices of Creed, Courtenay st, Newton Abbot

Nov 12 at 11 at offices of Bennett, Piccadilly buildings, Hanley Philp, George Langdon, Plymouth, Painter. Nov 9 at 11 at offices Broadbent, Joseph Knowles, Weaste, near Manchester, out of busiof Square, George st, Plymouth

ness. Nov 23 at 3 at offices of Eastwood, Princess st, ManchesPowell, John, York, Builder, Nov 11 at 11 at offices of Crumbie, ter. Rigg, Manchester Stonegate, York

Brown, William, Faland, near Crowle, Lincoln, Joiner. Nov 15 at 2 Preston, Edward, Youlthorpe, York, Farm Labourer. Nov 11 at 3 at offices of Pickering, Parliament st, Kingston-upon-Hull. Robert st obices of Peters, New st, York

and Leak, Hull Pritchard, Boaz, Gorton, Lancashire, Grocer. Nov 17 at 3 at 35, Brown, William, Tewkesbury, Gloucester, Photographer. Nov 16 at Cannon st, Manchester. Alderson

11 at offices of Moores and Romney, Tewkesburo Eckman, Charles, King Henry's walk, Balls Pond rd, House Bruce, John, Thurmastone, Leicester, Thrashing Machine Pro.

Decorator. Nov 15 at 2 at offices of Rubinstein, Raymond bldgs, preetor. Nov 15 at 12 at offices of Harvey, Selborne bldngs, MillGray's inn

stone lane, Leicester Rickard, Thomas Jantle, Waltham, Lincoln, Grocer. Nov 10 at 11 | Campion, William, Guisborough, York, Rope Maker, Nov 10 at 11

at offices of Haddelsey and Haddelsey, Royal Dock chmbrs, Great at offices of Draper, Finkle st, Stockton-on-Tees Grimsby

Carroll, Thomas James, St Helen's, Lancaster, Confectioner. Roberts, Robert, and Richard Roberts, Seaforth, Lancashire, Nov 16 at 3 at offices of Riley and Cook, Hardshaw st, Saint Joiners. Nov 12 at 3 at offices of Oliver and Co, Cook st, Liver Helen's

Croton, James, Tamworth, Stafford, Grocer, Nov 15 at 11 at offices Robinson, William Brompton, York, Farmer. Nov 11 at 11 at of Nevill and Atkins, Colehill, Tamworth Golden Lion Hotel, Northallerton, Teale, Middlesborough

Daniel, Joseph, Cotheridge, Worcester, Farmer. Nov 16 at 12 at offices Sadler, Mason, Harrogate, Boot Maker, Nov 11 at 11 at offices of of Corbett, Avenue House, the Cross, Worcester Batest and Hutchinson, Harrogate

Dimmack, Thomas James, Bilston, Stafford, Horse Dealer. Nov 15 Sanderson, Benjamin, Northallerton, York, China Dealer. Nov 11 at 11 at Globe Hotel, Mount Pleasant. Bowen, Mount Pleasant at 3 st offices of Waistell, Northallerton

Dyer, Charles Stephen, Amlwch, Anglesea, Mineral Agent. Nov Sannders, Richard Henry, Liverpool, Grocer. Nov 10 at 3 at offices 15 at 12 at Dinorben Hotel, Amlwch. Allanson, Carnarvon

of Gibson and Co, South John st, Liverpool. Smith and Son, Evans, William, Mount st, Grovenor sg, Grocer. Nov 10 at 2 at Liverpool

offices of Mitchell and Co, Theobald's rd, Gray's inn Scott, John Seymour, Leeds, Tile Merchant. Nov 10 at 11 at offices Felton, Charles, Edgbaston, Birmingham, out of business. Nov 18 of Austin, Park lane, Leeds

at 11 at offices of Cartwright, Colmore row, Birmingham. Seward, John Vapper, Lydd, Kent, Farmer. Nov 11 at 12 at offices Fleet, Joseph, Crewe, Chester, Grocer. Nov 24 at 3 at offices of of Phillips and Cheesman, Havelock rd, Hastings

Cooke, Temple chmbrs, Oak st, Crewe Sewards, Joseph, Navenby, Lincoln, Grocer. Nov 12 at 3 at the Fletcher, William, Greenwich, Ripley, Derby. Nov 18 at 11 at Bell Great Northern Hotel, Lincoln. Holdich, New Sleaford

Hotel, Sadler gate, Derby, Curshaw, Ripley Sberik, Edward, Birmingham, Cooper. Nov 11 at 3 at offices of Forder, John, Seething, Norfolk. Thatcher. Nov 13 at 12 at offices Fallows, Cherry st, Birmingham

of Kent, St. Andrew's Hall plain, Norwich Shrimptori, Henry, Caledonian rd, Retail Grocer. Nov 10 at 12 at Foget, Wilko Hermann, John st, Minaries, Ship Broker. Nov 18 at offices of Tilley and Co., Queen Victoria st. Hales, Chancery 2 at Cannon st Hotel.' Cattarns and Co, Mark lane lane

Franks, Harris, Kingston upon Hull, Cap Manufacturer. Nov 15 at Sibley, Daniel, Nottingham, Tailor. Nov 17 at 18 at offices of Armit 11 at offices of Stead and Sibree, Bishop lane, Kingston upon Hull

age and Co, John William st, Huddersfield. Black, Nottingham Freer, George, Oadby, Leicester, Milkman. Nov 17 at 12.30 at offices Sraith, George Walter, Landport, Portsea, Hants, Licensed Vic. of Hunter and Curtis, Halford st, Leicester baller, Nov 12 at 4 at Totterdell's Hotel, St George's sq, Portsea. Fusedale, Knott, Portobello rd, Notting hill, Cheesemonger. Nov 16 Hall King, Portsea

at 2 at offices of Ashton, Werwick st, Regent st Sopith, Jeremiah, Wolverhampton, Tinplate Worker. Nov 12 at 11Gearing, Edwin, Farnborough, Kent, Smith. Nov 12 at 2 a oflices at offices of Rhodes, Queen st, Wolverhampton

Moresby-White and Co, Chancery lane Srnith, John, Columbia rd, Hackney rd, Baker. Nov 5 at New Corn Gibbon, Morgan, Llantrissont, Ferndale Grocers. Nov 18 at 11 at Exchange Sale Rooms, Mark lanē, in lieu of the place originally offices of Morgan and Scott, High st, Cardiff

Gill, Richard, New Ferry, Chester, Grocer. Nov 15 at 3 at offices of Smyth, Robert Samuel, Dartmouth, Devon, Refreshment house Thompson, Hamilton st, Birkenhead Keeper. Nov 10 at 11 at offices of Square, George st, Plymouth Graham, Mary Ann, Teignmouth, De

Ann, Teignmouth, Deron, Gentlewom an- Nov 19 at Switz, Edward, Milton-next-Gravesend, Stonemason. Nov 18 at 3.30 at London Hotel, Teignmouth. Patrick

10.30 at offices of Mitchell, Windmill st, Milton-next-Gravesend Greenway, Francis Thomas, and Charles Hobbs, Cowley rd. Ux. Taylor, Henry, Wakefield, Tinner. Nov 10 at 3 at offices of Lodge, bridge, Stonemasons. Nov 19 at 12 at offices of Fletcher, Bond ct, Townhall chmbrs, King st, Wakefield

Walbrook Terry, George, Eastry, Kent, Corn Factor. Nov 22 at 12 at Cannon Gribble, Thomas, Brook pl, Hampstead rd, Iron Chair Bedstead st Hotel, Cannon st. Moss, Gracechurch st

Manufacturer. Nov 25 at 3 at 33, Kingsland green, Dalston. Tipler, Charles, Hatfield Broad Oak, Essex, Farmer. Nov 11 at 10.30 Fenton at Railway Hotel, Bishop's Stortford. Snell, Dunmow

Grice, Robert, Whissendine, Rutland, Farmer, Nov 18 at 2 at Verler. William Major, Falsgrave, nr Scarborough, Bookkeeper. George Hotel, Oakham. Atter Stamford Xov jo at 2 at Cornwall and Watts, Queen st, Scarborough

Hart. Henry James, Birmingham, Livery Stable Keeper. Nov 12 at Vandiy. William, Rornan rd, Bow, Fishmonger, Nov 8 at 4 at 2 11 at Grand Hotel, Colmore row, Birmingham. Huggings and High Holborn. Staniland, Pentonville rd

Mallard, Birmingham


Haslam, Samuel. Bolton, Lancaster, Beerseller. Nov 15 at 3 at Scott, Joe, Huddersfield, Rope Maker. Nov 15 at 11 at offices of offices of Rutter and Finney, Mawdsley st, Bolton.

Milnes and Swift, New st, Huddersfield Hawley, Thomas, Denstone, nr Rocester, Innkeeper. Nov 12 at 11 Shears, John, Wolverhampton, Chair Maker. Nov 15 at 3 at offices. at offices of Flint and Flint, Uttoxeter

of Dallow, Queen sq. Wolverhampton Helm, Richard, Barwick-in-Élmet, York, Publican. Nov 18 at 3 at Simpson, Joseph, Sonth Bank, York, Grocer. Nov 16 at 3 at offices the Law Institution, Albion pl, Leeds. Billington, Leeds

of Catchpole, Argyle buildings, Wilson st Hemingway, John, jun, Dewsbury, Grocer. Nov 22 at ll at offices Smith, Henry Charles, Coaley, Gloucester, Baker. Nov 13 at 12 at of Simpson, Union st, Dewsbury

offices of Jackson, George st, Gloucester Herring, James Herbert, Exeter st, Chelsea. China and Glass Smith, Samuel, Hemingfield, York, Joiner. Nov 26 at 3 at offices Dealer. Nov 23 at 3 at offices of Hayward, King st, Guildhall

Maddston, Church st, Barnsley Hillver. George, Northampton, Coal Merchant. Nov 13 at 11.30 at Stevens, George, St. Mark's rd, Notting Hill, Builder. Nov 18 at 3

offices of Cooper, Market sq, Northampton. Rands, Northamp at the Guildhall Tavern, Gresham st. Wild & Co, Ironmonger lane ton

Sykes, John William, Huddersfield, Joiner. Nov 15 at 3 at offices of Hipper, Robert Thomas, Scoles Green, Norwich, Butcher. Nov 15 Barker and Co, Estate bldgs, Huddersfield at 12 at offices of Gaze, Bank st, Norwich

Taylor, Thomas Edward, Newtown, Leeds, Gentleman. Nov 13 at 11 Hoddy, John Pallant, Chedgrave, Norfolk, Blacksmith Nov 20 at

at offices of Kemp, Barstow sq, Wakefield 12 at offices of Coaks and Co, Bank plain, Norwich

Thirley, Frederick, Scarborongh, York, Builder. Nov 15 at 3 at offices: Hornby, George, Blackpool, Boot Manufacturer. Nov 15 at 11 at of Hick, Newborough st, Scarborough No. 14, Winckley st, Preston

Thomas, Abraham, Liverpool, Carrier. Nov 12 at 2.30 at offices of Hughes, Edwin Ernest, Llangollen, Denbigh, Brewer. Nov 15 at 2 Brabner and Court, Cook st. Liverpool

at offices of Sherratt and Son, Regent st. Wrexham, Passingham, Thorne, James Abraham, Helmet court, Strand, Steam LetterBala

press Printer. Nov 13 at 21 at offices of Schultz and Son, South sq. Humphreys, William, Welshpool, Montgomery, Draper. Nov 18 at Gray's inn 12 at offices of Harrison, Berriew st, Welshpool

Thornley, James, Nottingham, Lace Dresser. Nov 16 at 12 at offices Jefferson, William, Pateley Bridge, York, Farmer. Nov 15 at 12.30

of Thorpe and Thorpe, Friar lane, Nottingham at offices of Bateson and Hutchinson, Ripon

Umdleby, John, Leeds, out of business. Nov 15 at 3 at offices of Kay, Robert Henry, Manchester, Dealer in Fancy Goods. Nov 16 at 1 Brooke, East parade. Leeds 3 at offices of Lowndes, King st, Manchester

Waddell, John Craig, Norwich, Physician. Nov 12 at 11 at offices Kelly, William Anthony, Seacombe, Chester, Wholesale Grocer. of Winter and Francis, St Giles st, Norwich

Nov 18 at 11 at offices of Roose and Price, North John st, Liver Wade, Robert, Utkinton, Chester, Farmer. Nov 11 at 3 at 66, Waterpool. Stephens and Danger, Liverpool

gate st, Chester. Moss and Sharp, Chester Kennell, Frederick John, Bath, Grocer. Nov 11 at 3 at 17, York st, Wear, Edward, and William Henry Wear, Huddersfield, Plumbers. Bath. Tyzack

Nov 15 at 11 at offices of Welsh. Queen st, Huddersfield Knapman, Henry Thomas, Great Yarmonth, Gent. Nov 16 at 12 at

Wearne, Edwin, Gt Dover st, China Merchant. Nov 17 at 2 at office offices of Wiltshire, Great Yarmouth

of Tilley and Soames, Finsbury pavement Lewis, Richard, Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wine Merchant. NOV 16 at Welle, Philip, and George Harrison, Aylestone, Boot Manufacturer. lar Boot Hotel, Aberdare. Smith and Lawrence, Swansea

Nov 19 at 3 at offices of Owston and Dickinson, Friar lane, Lloyd, William, West Bromwich, Stafford, Wheelwright. Nov 16 at

Leicester 11 at offices of Topham, High st, West Bromwich

Wilks, Isaac, Middlesborough, York, Glazier. Nov 15 at 3 at offices Lovegrove, Thomas Henry, Price's st, Blackfriars, out of business.

of Draper, Finkle st, Stockton-on-Tees Nov 8 at 10 at offices of Hope, Bell yd, Fleet st

Williamson, Charles Beilby, Lisson-grove, Paddington, Engineer. Mace, James, Gloucester, Fishmonger. Nov 15 at 4 at offices of

Nov 15 at 12 at offices of Mote, Walbrook Jackson, George st, Gloucester

Williams Philip Charles, Holywell, Leicester, Foreman of an IronMarkey, James, Birkenhead, Grocer. Nov 15 at 3 at offices of offices

works. Nov 17 at 11 at offices of Barker, jun, Sherard st, Melton of Leeming, Duncan st, Birkenhead. Hannan and Pugh, Birken. Mowbray head

Wilsdon, Thomas George, Eynsham, Oxford, Licensed Victualler. Marsh, Thomas, Newark, Nottingham, Refreshment house Keeper. Nov 20 at 2 at Jones' Railway Hotel, near Great Western Railway Nov 18 at 3 at offices of Footitt, Market PI, Newark

Station, Oxford. Kilby and Mace, Chipping Norton Massey, William, Leeds, Grocer. Nov 15 at l at offices of Rooke and

Woodley, Frederick, North Moreton, Berks, Licensed Victualler. Midgley, White Horse st, Boar lane, Leeds

Nov 17 at 12.30 at the Eight Bells Inn, Martin's-street, WallingMolesworth, John, Whaplode, Lincoln, Farmer. Nov 17 at 12 at

ford White Hart Hotel, Spalding

Woodrow, Henry Thomas, and Benjamin Kent, Liverpool, ManuMoorfoot, Cook, Hilgay, Cattle Dealer. Nov 17 at

facturing Stationers. Nov 16 at 3 at offices of Pemberton and Co, house, Downham Market. Nunn

Harrington st, Liverpool Nash, John Pritchard, Kingston-upon-Hull, Master of Arts. Nov

Wright, James, Lambeth walk, Lambeth. Nov 18 at 2 at offices of 12 at George Hotel, Whitefriargate. Kingston-upon-Hull. King Tilsley, Abchurch yd

and Mayne Newhouse, Henry Lewis Titus, Great Tower st. Wine and Spirit Merchant. Nov 15 at 2 at offices of Moss, Winchester house, Old

Broad st Newnham, Benjamin, Frith st, Soho, Licensed Victualler. Nov 19 at 2 at offices of Nash and Field, Queen st, Cheapside

Anti-Dyspeptic Cocoa or Chocolate Powder. Nicholls, George Frederick, Boddington, Gloucester, Innkeeper. Guaranteed Pure Soluble Cocoa of the finest Quality, with the Nov 16 at 2 at offices of Pruen, Regent st, Cheltenham

excess of fat extracted. North, William George Thomas, Upper Norwood, Surrey, Ch


The Faculty pronounce it “the most nutritious, perfectly digestible monger. Nov 16 at 3 at offices of Wynne and Co, Laurence

beverage for Breakfast, Luncheon, or Supper, and invaluable for Pountney hill, Cannon st. Streeter, Croydon

Invalids and Children." Norton, Samuel Walter, Stockport, Lancaster, Printer. Nov 17 at 3

Highly commended by the entire Medical Press. at offices of Walker, Ann st, Manchester

Bring without sugar, spice, or other admixture, it suits all palates, O'Hare, Peter, Birkenhead, Grocer. Nov 16 at 3 at offices of Madden, keeps better in all climates, and is four times the strength of cocos s Lord st. Liverpool

THICKENED yet WEAKENED with starch, &c., and IN REALITY CHEAPER Pagett, William, Wolverhampton, Engineer. Nov 16 at 11 at offices chan such Mixtures. of Willcock, Queen st, Wolverhampton

Made instantaneously with boiling water, a teaspoonful to a BreakPhillips, Daniel, Lewisham, Kent, Farmer. Nov 22 at 3 at Cannon fast Cup, coating less than a halfpenny. st Hotel. Bristow and Sheppard, Cannon st

COCOATINA A LA VANILLE is the most delicate, digestible, cheapest Piper, Thomas Richard, Portslade, Sussex, Shopkeeper. Nov 15 at ! Vanilla Chocolate, and may be taken when richer chocolate is pre12 at Terminus Hotel, Queens rd, Brighton. Hillman, Lewes

hibited. Platt, William Henry, Hollinwood, Lancaster, Builder. Nov 17 at 3 In tin packets at ls. 60., 38., 5s. 6d., &c., by Chemists and Grocere, at Kings Arms Hotel, Yorkshire st, Oldham Clark, Oldham

Charities on Special Terms by the Sole Proprietors, Plimer, Henry, Birmingham, Gun Barrel Maker. Nov 16 at 3 at

H. SCHWEITZER # CO., 10, Adam-street, London, W.C. offices of Horton, In.perial chambers, Colmore row, Birmingham Poole, William, Northampton, Builder. Nov 15 at 3 at offices of

Shoesmith, Newland, Northampton
Pope, William Henry, David st, Baker st, Builder. Nov 18 at 3 at

Law Institution, Chancery lane. Stollard and Whitting, South
Molton st

57, GREAT RUSSELL STREET, LONDON Price, Edward, and Alfred Henry Arrons, Oldhem, Lancaster,

(Opposite the British Museum), Tailors. Nov 18 at 3 at offices of Watson, Church lo, Oldham

Will be glad to orward his Pampblet on Painless Dentistry, free. Raine, Charles, Wilton Park, Durham, Farmer. Nov 15 at 3 at

enclosed by post, which explains the most unique systeia of the adjustottices of Maw, jun, Bishop Auckland

mynt of ARTIFICIAL TEETH without pain. Riggall, James Kirkby, Narborough, Norfo k, Farmer. Nov 17 at 11

CONSULTATION FREE FROM 10 TO 5. at Atheneum chambers, King's Lynn Wilkin Robinson, Joseph, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Painter. Nov 12 at 3 at

offices of Waelow, Collingwood st, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Robinson, Robert, Sunderland, Durham, Grocer. Nov 5 at 11 at offices of Brown, John st, Sunderland

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MAKERS Rock, George, Westmoreland rdWalwovth, Grocer Nov. 15 at 2 at offices of Pitman and Stuart, 5, Guildhall-chambers, Basing


To Her Majesty, the Lord Chancellor, the Whole of the Judicial Bench Royle, George, King st, Cheapside, Warehouseman. Nov. 10 at 3

Corporation of London, &c. at Ironmonger-lane. Hare. Pinner's crt, Old Broad st Sayle, Robert. Littleport, Cambridge, Beer Retailer. Nov 15 at

SOLICITORS' AND REGISTRARS' GOWNS. 2 at Bell Hotel, Ely. Addison, Ely

BARRISTERB’AND QUEEN'S COUNSEL'S DITTO, Scampton, Thomas, Syston, Leicester, Hosiery Manufacturer.

Nov. 15 at 3 at George Hotel, Huddersfield, Loseby and Battis. I CORPORATION ROBES UNIVERSITY & CLERGY GOWNS, & combe, Leicester

ESTABLISHED 1689. Scattersgood, Arthur, Cannock, Stafford, out of business. Nov. 12

at 11 at George Hotel, Walsall. Bill, Walsall




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value to the court of final resort; yet considering that


that court was never stronger than at present-consist-

ing as it does of the Lord Chancellor, a Lord Ordinary,

and other Lords of Appeal well versed in real property


law-it might have been thought that the proposed

addition is hardly needed, especially at this time, when

the Chancery Division is so full of work.


JUDICIAL AMENITIES ......................................

COMPULSORY REFERENCES...................................

THE YEAR'S SOLICITORS' CASES ........................

WHEN MR. Tooth was incarcerated, it was announced


by a well-known archdeacon that the reverend gentle.


man was “looking forward to dwelling in a prison


during the remainder of his life," yet Mr, Tooth escaped


this sad fate. We observe that it is now announced in like


manner that the friends and legal advisers of Mr. DALE

SOCIETIES .............

“ have made no application for his release, and give no


signs of doing so." It must not be assumed, however, that


any such application is necessary to procure the release


from prison of the reverend gentleman ; for by 3 & 4 Vict.
CoreT PAPERS ....................................

c. 93 (which was passed because Mr. TroroGOOD went to

LONDON GAZETTES, &c., &c. ...........

prison rather than pay five shillings and sixpence for

church rates) the Judicial Committee of the Privy

Council, or the judge of any ecclesiastical court, are


expressly enabled, if it shall seem meet to the said

Bayley, Ex parte. In re Hart (App.)

committee or judge, and with the consent of the other
Birchall, In re. Wilson v. Birchall (App.) :....

parties to the suit, to make an order on the gaoler in
Buxton, Ex parte. In re Muller (App.) ......

whose custody the party is, under any writ de contumace
Grant v. Holland (Q.B. Div.) .........

capiendo, issued in consequence of proceedings before

Hyam v. Terry (Ch.Div. Fry, J.)...............

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the court, for discharging such party out of custody.

Robinson's Trade-Mark, In re (Ch.Div. M.R.)
Rogers, Ex parte. In re Rogers (App.) ................
Smith v. Anderson (App.) ......................................
Steele and others v. McKinlay (H.L.) ...

The COMMISSIONERS OF INQUIRY into corrupt practices
at Sandwich have come to the conclusion that they are
checked in their investigation of earlier elections by the

circumstance that there was no contest for the borough


at the last general election. The 15 & 16 Vict. c. 57,

s. 6, empowers the commissioners, on being satisfied that

corrupt practices were committed at the election in

IT 13 CXDERSTOOD that Lord Justice BRAMWELL, at the relation to which a report has been made to the House
conclusion of the present assizes, will spend some weeks | of Commons, to make the like inquiries concerning “ the

on the Continent, returning in time to take part in the latest previous election," and, if they find that corrupt

Spring Assizes.

practices were committed at such previous election, to

make the like inquiries as to "the election immediately

previous thereto, ... and so in like manner from

THE ANCIENT PRACTICE of summoning the judges to

election to election as far back as they may think fit" ;
advise the House of Lords, which has been in desuetude

but if they do not find, ou inquiry, that corrupt practices
since 1875, is about to be revived at the hearing of the

were committed at any election as to which they inquire,
important case of Angus v. Dalton, when two or more of

" they shall not inquire concerning any previous elec-
the judges of the Chancery Division are to be summoned.

tion." There is nothing in this provision to restrict the
It is anticipated that the Master of the Rolls and Vice-

meaning of the word “election " to contested elections,
Chancellor MALINS will be summoned ; and we under-

and we believe that, in the opinion of many who have
stand that Vice-Chancellor HALL has had notice of the
probability of such a summons for himself for Thursday

carefully considered the question, the fact that at an elec-

tion the seats were uncontested ought not to be considered


as ending the jurisdiction of the commissioners to

make a retrospective inquiry. It is obvious that an

Ox THIS SUBJECT Blackstone says: "The law reposes

investigation as to an election where no polling actually
an entire confidence in the honour and conscience of the

took place might disclose practices as corrapt as the

noble persons who compose this important assembly

bribing of voters.

(the House of Lords), that if possible they will make
themselves masters of those questions upon which they
undertake to decide ; and in all dubious cases refer! THE IMPENDING PROSECUTIONs in Ireland have drawn
themselves to the opinions of the judges, who are attention to the subject of challenges to jurors per
summoned by writ to advise them; since upon their de. | causam. These have given rise to frequent discussion,
cision all property must finally depend." In the Act those made to the array having been for the most part
which regulates the Appellate Jurisdiction of the House discouraged by the courts. Thus, in the case of R. v.
of Lords (39 & 40 Vict. c. 59), there is nothing said which O'Brien, which was tried at the Clonmel Special Com.
bears upon this ancient custom. The chancery judges mission in 1849, it was held that an allegation that the
to be summoned by writ for the purpose of advising the sheriff had returned a large proportion of the panel
House of Lords, will form an addition of unquestionable I who were of a different religion from the defendant

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