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has the other funds transferred to him will be a serious ques. tion to suitors. Surely the Government, who reap such a substantial annual benefit from the suitors' fee fund, might sapply the Paymaster with a sufficient staff to keep his books posted daily, and thus prevent delays which, in many in

Bankrupts. stances, are most serious to the parties concerned."

FRIDAY, Jan. 14, 1880. At the meeting of the Judicial Committee on the 18th

Under the Bankruptcy Act, 1869. inst., Sir Barnes Peacock, who spoke with some emotion, Creditors must forward their proofs of debts to the Registrar. said :-"In meeting at this board for the first time since the

To Surrender in London. melancholy event which interrupted the last sittings, we Baines, Thomas Wilcockson, and Andrew Graham Tait, Cannon st,

Merchants. Mot Dec 21. Murray. Feb 4 at 11 should not do justice to our feelings if we did not express our

Campbell, Ronald Rivers, Gloucester ter, Campden hill. Pet Jan deep sense of the well-nigh irreparable loss which her

11. Murray. Jan 28 at 11 Majesty and this Committee have sustained by the death of Pebody, Joseph, Denmark rd, Kilburn, Carman. Mot Jan 10. our lamented colleague. During twenty-one years of assi Pepys. Jan 26 at 12 duous labours at this board Sir James Colvile bronght to

To Surrender in the Country. the consideration of the various and important questions Brown, John, Birkenhead, Chester, Bootmaker. Pet Jan 11. Wilwhich came before it extensive knowledge, not only of law

liams. Birkenhead, Jan 25 at 12.30 and equity as administered in this country, but of the lead.

Butterfield, James, Gateshead, Durham, Tailor. Pet Jan 12. In

gledew. Newcastle, Jan 27 at 11 ing principles of the widely differing systems of jurispru. Davey, Esther, North Shields, Licensed Victualler. Pet Jan 10. dence whieh prevail in different parts of this great empire, Daggett. Newcastle, Jan 27 at 11 and an especial acquaintance with the laws, the mannera,

Friend, Thomas, West Bromwich, Stafford, Auctioneer. Pet Dec

17. Watson. Oldbury, Jan 24 at 12 and the customs of the people of India, in whose welfare he Heading, Charles, Roxton, Bedford, Farmer. Pet Jan 10. Pearse. took a lively and never-failing interest. All who practised Bedford, Jan 28 at 11 30 before Sir James Colvile well knew the calm judicial spirit

Lawrence, William, Springfield pk, Acton, Builder. Pet Jan 11,

Ruston. Brentford, Feb 1 at 2 with which he approached every question; the breadth of

Mills, Robert Winterbottom, and Charles Ashworth, New Islington, view which he brought to bear upon principles; his mastery Manchester, Spindle Makers. Pet Jan 12. Lister. Manchester, of facts and bis accuracy in dealing with complicated details. Jan 31 at 12 His untiring patience and unvarying courtesy cannot have

| Mountain, Thomas, Aldborough, York, Farmer. Pet Jan 11. Per

kins. York, Jan 25 at 11 failed to be appreciated by the bar; but none can have

Prior, George Mason, Cambridge, Pork Butcher. Pet Jan 12. Eaden. known as his colleagues knew the value of his ripe judgment, Cambridge, Jan 26 at 12.30 the abundance of his resources, and the assistance as well as

Rucroft, Nathan, Oldham, Lancaster. Pet Jan 12. Tweedale

Oldham, Jan 26 at 11 the charm he lent to our deliberations. Indeed, the genial

Tooley, Robert, Gt Yarmouth, Licensed Victualler. Pet Jan 11. kindness of his nature had endeared him to all those, either Worlledge, Gt Yarmouth, Jan 27 at 11 in India or in this country, who were in any way associated Wilson, James Hanley, Huddersfield, Insurance Agent. Pet Jan 12. with him. His loss will be deplored, not only by all who

Jones. Huddersfield, Jan 31 at 11 are here to-day, but by many of those who are engaged in the

TUESDAY, Jan, 18, 1881. administration of justice in distant lands. He is gone, but he

Under the Bankruptcy Act, 1869. will long live in our memories as a great judge, an accom

Creditors must forward their proofs of debts to the Registrar.

To Surrender in London. plished gentleman, and a warm friend." The AttorneyGeneral and Mr. Leitb, Q.C., added their testimony on be

Bartholomew, Lucy, Bell yd, Gracechurch st, Licensed Victualler.

Pet Jan 14. Pepys. Jan 28 at 12 half of the bar.

Lowden, William, High st, Camden Town, Grocer. Pet Jan 13. In answer to a question by Sir H, Giffard, as to whether Hazlitt. Feb 2 at 11 any reply was sent to the letter addressed by the Lord

Smith, George John Cayley, Gt Marlborough st. Pet Jan 14. Pepys.

Feb 16 at 11 Chancellor to the late Lord Chief Justice of England on

To Surrender in the Country. this subject, the Attorney-General said, in the House of Favill, Robert, Market Rasen, Lincoln, Auctioneer. Pet Jan 14. Commons on the 13th inst., that (as we stated at the time) __Uppleby, Lincoln, Jan 31 at 11 the Lord Chancellor's letter was not published in the

Harding, Frederick Augustus, Southsea, Portsea, Builder. Pet Jan

14. Renny. Portsmouth, Feb 10 at 12 newspapers by him or with bis assent. The substance of Houghton, Charles George Moss, Manchester, Wine Merchant. Pet the reply was brought to the attention of the Council of Jan 13. Lister. Manchester, Jan 31 at 12

Jan 13., Lister, Jadges before they arrived at the recommendation to

Papps, William, Trowbridge, Wilts, Baker. Pet Jan 15. Robertson.

Bath, Feb 2 at 12.30 aboliah the offices in question. The reply of the late Chief Scarfe, Walter, Raydon ter, Wandsworth, Builder. Pet Jan 11. Jastice was contained in a letter which touched upon many

Winch. Wandsworth, Feb 4 at 11 other subjects, and could not in its entirety be made

Wyatt, Edward, Netherhill, Southampton, Farmer'. Pet Jan 15.

Daw, jun. Southampton, Jan 31 at 2.30 pablic; bat I will furnish to my hon. friend and make pablio a copy of every word of the letter referring to the

BANKRUPTCIES ANNULLED. enbject in question. As may be supposed from the

TUESDAY, Jan. 17, 1881. well-known and often-expressed opinion of the late Chief Morrell, Henry, Birmingham, Metal Spinner. Dec 17 Justice condemnatory of the policy of the Judicatare

Liquidations by Arrangement. Acts, his reply expresses disapproval of the proposed abolition. It is as follows:-"As regards the subject

FIRST MEETINGS OF CREDITORS. matter on which you desire to take the sense of the judges,

FRIDAY, Jan. 14, 1880. I should be wanting in candour if I did not frankly say that

Adams, Henry, Copenhagen st, Islington, Laundryman. Jan 23 a

1 at offices of Richardson, Broad st bldgs I do not concur in your view, I am quite prepared to sacri

Ager, William, and Jonathan Sadler, North Brixton, Builders. fice old names and old associations for the sake of substantial Į Jan 26 at 3 at ofilces of Chipperfield, Trinity st, Southwark good, thougb I do not think they are destitute of value, but

Alchorne, Charles, Great Grimsby, Lincoln, Hatter. Feb 2 at 3 at

oflices of Mason, Victoria st South, Great Grimsby I am wholly at a loss to see what will be gained by merging

Aston, George William, High st, Notting hill, Builder, Jan 28 at 4 the three common law divisions into one court, and am at offices of Yorke and Wharton, Conduit st, Bond st satisfied that a court of fifteen judges under a nominal

Bamford, Walters, Nottingham, Ironmonger. Jan 27 at 3 at offices

of Lees, Severn chmbrs, Middle pavement, Nottingham. president--for the authority of such a president would be no

Benks, Samuel, Bradford, York, Grocer. Jan 20 at 3 at offices of more than nominal-would not and could not work. My Neill and Barlow, Kirkgate, Bradford opinion is that hopeless confusion would be the result. The Baylis, John Frederick, Redditch, Warwick, Licensed Victualler. fact is the present state of things works extremely well

Feb 4 at 3 at the Unicorn Hotel, Redditch. Williams, Redditch

Brazil, John, Roman rd, Old Ford, Pork Butcher. Jan 31 at 2 at when the judges can attend to their business in the com

offices of Keen and Rogern, Knight Rider st mon law divisions. The reason why there are arrears is Brown, George Hanson, Leels, Corn Dealer, Jan 26 at 10.30 at the that the judges are scattered over the face of the country

Law Institute, Albion pl, Leeds. Cross, Bradford

Buckeridge, Charles, Aldbourne, Wilts, Boker. Jan 25 at 12.30 at trying election petitions or on extra and unnecessary cir

the Three Swans Hotel, Hungerford. Lucas, Newbury cuits."

Bull, James, Long Sutton, Lincoln, Innkeeper. Jan 26 at 12.30 at

offices of Mossop and Mossop, Long Sutton

Caldwell, Josiah, King William st, Contractor. Jan 26 at 12 at the SALE OF ENSUING WEEK.

Guildhall Tavern, Gresham st. Hogan and Hughes, Martin's

lane Jan. 28.-Mr. ALFRED BAKER, at the Mart, at 2 p.m., Freehold Card, Caleb, High st, Hampstead, Refreshment house keeper. Jan and Leasehold Properties (see advertisement, Jan. 15, p. 3). 27 at 3 at offices of Downing, Basinghall st

Coles, George, Essex rd, Islington, Baker. Jan 27 at 11 at the White

Swan Hotel, Coleman st, City. Biggenden


Curtis, George, Tottenham rd, Kingsland rd, Coal Merchant. Feb Feb 3 at 12 at offlces of Dubois, Serjeant's inn, Chancery lane. 7 at 12 at offices of Robinson and Leslie, Coleman st. Joseph

Maynard, Clifford's inn Daniels, Charles John, Salisbury, Wilts, Mineral Water Manufac. Owen, William Griffith, Carnarvon, Enamelled Slate Manufacturer. turer. Jan 26 at 3 at offices of Harlow, Southampton buildings, Jan 28 at 2 at 4, Church st, Carnarvon. Jones and Roberts, Car. Chancery lane. Shutte, Southampton

narvon Daunton, William, Bedminster, Bristol, Grocer, Jan 27 at 2 at Palmer, Thomas, Park rd, Crouch End, Butcher. Jan 26 at 2 at offices of Hobbs, Clare st, Bristol

offices of Francis, Chancery lane Davies, David, Hoole, nr Chester, Corn Factor. Jan 25 at 12 at Parry, Henry Owen, Fachwen, Carnarvon, Grocer. Feb 1 at 3 at offices of Duncan and Pritchard, Bridge st, Chester

British Hotel, Bangor. Rees, Carnarvon Davies, Thomas, Florence terrace, Shepherd's Bush rd, Grocer. Jan Pollock, William, Liverpool, Carver, Jan 28 at 3 at offices of Gibson

24 at 3 at the Vestry House, Laurence Pountney hill, Cannon st. and Co, South John st, Liverpool. Copeman Williams and Graham

Price, Michael John Michael, Coleman st, Restaurant Keeper. Jan Dawson, Joseph, Leicester, Shopkeeper. Feb 1 at 3 at offices of 31 at 3 at offices of Harte, Moorgate st Chadwick and Co, Berridge st, Leicester

Roberts, Hugh, St. Asaph, Flint, Grocer. Jan 25 at 12 at Queen's Dickinson, Samuel Thornton, Church Coppinhall, Cheshire, Presby. Hotel, Chester. Evans, Holywell

terian Minister. Jan 27 at 11 at offices of Hill, Market st, Crewe Roberts, Lambert. Burnley, Draper. Jan 28 at 3 at offices of Addle. Dobson, Henry, Chorley, Lancashire, Fish Dealer. Jan 27 at 11 at shaw and Warburton. Norfolk st, Manchester offices of Morris, Townhall, Chorley

Robinson, Benjamin James, Wolverhampton, Coal Merchant. Jan Dorrell, Frederick, High st, Vauxhail, Baker. Jan 22 at 10 at offices 26 at 3 at offices of Gatis, King st, Wolverhampton of Mitchell, Theobald's rd, Bedford row. Hope, Bell yard, Fleet Rothery, Enoch, Eastborough, Dewsbury, Joiner. Jan 28 at 3 at

offices of Shaw, Bond st, Dewsbury Dupree, George Thomas, Great Saffron hill, Boot Manufacturer. | Sandry, William James, Camborne, Cornwall, Photographic Artist.

Jan 22 at 11 at offices of Mitchell, Theobald's row, Bedford row. Jan 27 at 3 at Bullers' Arms Hotel, Redruth. Holloway, Redruth Hope, Bell yd, Fleet st

Schofield, James, Norton, nr Doncaster, Corn Factor. Jan 25 at 12 Eaton, William, West Derby, near Liverpool, Plumber. Jan 27 at at Midland Station Hotel, Sheffield

2 at offices of Gibson and Co, South John st, Liverpool, Paynter, Scott, John Ernest, Nottingham. Jan 28 at 3 at offices of Rothera Liverpool

and Son, High st, Nottingham Eckersall, Isaiah, East Ardsley, York, Grocer. Jan 26 at 3 at Black Sebry, Alfred Stephen, St Paul's churchyard, Mantle Warehouse. Bull Hotel. Mirfield. Bottomly. Huddersfield

man. Jan 28 at 12 at offices of Plunkett and Leader, St Paul's Terry, Robert, Hartlepool, Durham, Millwright. Feb 2 at 12 at offices churchyard of Kay, Church st, West Hartlepool

Sheldon, James, St Mary axe, Printer. Jan 29 at 11 at offices of Forrest, James, Salford, Lancaster, Baker, Feb 9 at 3 at offices Van Tromp, Essex st, Strand of Oram and Co, Peter st, Manchester

Silberstein, William, Gateshead, Durham, Clothier. Jan 25 at 5 au Geisler, Henry, Great Grimsby, Lincoln, Music Seller. Feb 3 at 11 offices of Moody, Clayton st, West, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

at offices of Grange and Wintringham, St Mary's chambers, West Southwall, Richard, Ramsey, Huntingdon, Engine Driver. Jan 27 St Mary's Gate, Great Grimsby

at 2 at George Hotel, Ramsey. Sarjeant, Ramsey George, Edwin, Broadstairs, Kent, Upholsterer. Feb 3 at 2 at | Staite, George, Bewdley, Worcester, Innkeeper, Jan 28 at 3 at omce Guildhall Coffee House, Gresham st. Sparkes, Ramsgate

of Thursfield, Swan st. Kidderminster Gibbons, Francis, Bristol, Grocer. Jan 22 at 12 at offices of Andrews, Stephens, Richard, Peterborough, Mason. Feb 3 at 11 at Angel Nicholas st, Bristol

Hotel, Peterborough. Hart, Peterborough Gillon, David, Aldershot, Southampton, Riding Master in Royal Stevenson, Harvey James, and Samnel Peckham, Burwash, Sussex,

Engineers. Jan 27 at 11 at offices of Knight and Ward, West st, Farmers. Jan 25 at 12 at offices of Phillips and Cheesman, Have. Farnham

lock rd, Hastings Gowlland, Joseph, Stockwell, Grocer. Jan 31 at 3 at Law Institu. Strange, George, Bournemouth, Boot Maker. Feb 1 at 3 at offices of tion, Chancery lane. Cordwell, Serjeant's inn, Fleet et

Aldridge, Westover villas, Bournemouth Green, William, Salisbury rd, Kilburn, Grocer. Jan 27 at 2 at offices Sturken, Carl Wilhelm. Manchester, Shipper. Feb 1 at 3 at onces of Hubert and Co, John st, Adelphi

of Ellis, Clarence bldgs, Booth st, Manchester Hall, James Robert, Morpeth, Northumberland, Grocer. Feb 2 at Sutherland, Hugh, Longton, Stafford, Maiolica Manufacturer. Jan

12 at offices of Gibson, Victoria buildings, Grainger st West, New 26 at 11 at offices of Clarke and Hawley, Church st, Longton castle-on-Tyne

Taylor, John Henderson. Edward Beardman Parker, and Frederick Hammond, John, Outwell, Norfolk, Carpenter. Jan 26 at 12 at offices

Sutton Shute, Manchester, Builders' Merchants. Jan 31 at 3 at of Hammond and Carrick, Crescent, Wisbech

offices of Sutton and Elliott. Fountain st, Manchester Hawes, James Maidenhead, Berks, Grocer. Feb 2 at 3 at offices of Tempest, Isaac, William Turner, and Daniel Hopkin, Bradford, Turner, Highst, Maidenhead

York, Worsted Spinners. Jan 26 at 11 at the New Inn, Tyrrel st, Heaton, Robert, Keighley, York, Bobbin Turner. Jan 27 at 3 Bradford. Peel and Co, Bradford

at the Victoria Hotel, Cavendish st, Keighley. Robinson, Keigh Tinker, Joseph, Huddersfield, Tailor, Jan 26 at 3 at offices of Gray, ley

Eastgate, Barnsley Hoyland, William Henry Crofts, Oakerthorpe, Derby, Licensed Topham, Henry, Wollaston, near Nantwich, Chester, Machine mani.

Victualler. Feb 7 at 12 at Midland Hotel, Chesterfield, Wilson and Jan 20 at 12 30 at Albert chmbrs, Church side, Crewe. Pointon, Bone, Alfreton

Crewe Hulme, Samuel, Shrewsbury, Hairdresser. Jan 31 at 3 at offices of

Vining, William, Dudley, Worcester, Hatter. Jan 25 at 11 at offices Clarke and Sons, Swan hill, Shrewsbury

of Burn and Co, Wolverhampton st, Dudley Hutchins, Philip Henry, Manchester, Hosier. Feb 2 at 3 at offices of

Walshaw, Edward. Cleckheaton, York, Commission Agent. Jan 28 Diggles and Ogden, Booth st, Manchester

at 3 at offices of Harrison and Beaumont, Chancery lane, WakeHyde, Emma, Blackpool, Lancaster, Lodging house keeper. Jan 27

field at 3 at offices of Sampson, South King st, Manchester

Wells, George, Oxford, Builder. Jan 20 at 12 at the Roebuck Hotel, Ibbetson, Lewis Alfred, King's Cross rd, Tea Dealer. Jan 27 at 12 at

Oxford, in lieu of the place originally named offices of Sampson, Marylebone rd

Wells, John, Kentish Town rd, Coffee House Keeper. Feb 4 au Isaac, George, Rutland st, South Lambeth, out of business. Jan 26

offices of Binstead and Cant, Finsbury circus at 2 at offices of Bendle, John st, Redford row

Westcott, Fanny, Beaford. Devon. Innkeeper. Jan 24 at 12 at offices Isaacs, Isaac, Westminster bdg rd, Tailor. Jan 22 at 11 at offices of

of Smale, Bain House, Bideford Moss, Gracechurch st

Whitfield, William. Wisbech St Mary's, Cambridge, Farmer. Jan Jacobs, Alfred, Silchester terrace, Notting hill, Stone Mason. 27 at 1 at offices of Sidney and Ollard, York row; Wisbech Saint Jan 25 at 2 at 40, Southampton bldgs, Holborn, Cooper, Chancery

Beters lane

Wild, John, Bradford, York. Cabinet Maker. Jan 28 at 11 at offices Jex, John Jacob, City road, Licensed Victualler.

of Moore, Albion chmbrs. Hustlergate, Bradford

Jan 31 at 3 at Kennan's Hotel, Crown ct, Cheapside. Lovett and Co, King Wil.

Williams, David. Hirwain, Aberdare. Glamorgan, Licensed Victi. liam st

aller. Jan 27 at 12 at offices of Linton and Kenshole, Cannon suy Joyce, Joseph, Leicester, Egg Dealer. Jan 27. at 12 at offices of

Aberdare Shires, Market st, Leicester

Williams, George. Keynsham. Somerset. Confectioner. Jan 20 Kingston, William Nightingale, West Gorton. near Mancheste

at 12 at offices of Plummer and Parry, Bristol chmbrs, Nicholas Shy Journeyman Joiner.

Jan 26 at 3 at offices of Lawson, Peter st

Wilson, John, Hulme, Manchester. Provision Dealer. Jan 26 Lawton. Charlie, Marsden, York, Grocer- Jan 16 at 11 at offices of

at the Merchants' Hotel, Oldham st, Manchester, Evans, ManWelsh, Queen st, Huddersfield

chester Leapman, Lewis, King William st, Dealer in Watches. Jan 24 at 3

Wright, Robert Hood. and Charles Septimus Wright, Ulverston, at offices of Barnett. Palmerston bldgs, Old Broad st

Lancaster, Wine Merchant. Jan 27 at 1 at Temperance Hall, Ul. Lewis, William, Tanygrisiau, Festiniog, Merioneth, Brass Founder.

verston. Thomson and Wilson, Kendal Jan 26 at 1 at the Queen's Hotel, Festiniog. Ellis, Four Crosses,

TUESDAY, Jan, 17, 1881.
Loxton, Aaron, Landport, Hants, Ironmonger. Jan 28 at 2.30 at

Batch, Jacob Peter. Camberwell rd. Contractor. Feb 9 at 3 at offices of Edmonds and Co, Cheapside. King, Portsea

offices of Waddell and Co, Queen Victoria st. Ditton, Ironmonger Loyd, Frank, South Shields, Bnilder, Jan 27 at 2 at offices of Sal.

lane mon and Osborne, King st, South Shields

Beck, Thomas, Heaton Norris, Lancaster, Commission Agent. Marsh, John, Westbromwich, Stafford, Hame Merchant. Jan 27 at

Feb 2 at 3 at offices of Newton, Bank chambers, Market pl, Stock11 at offices of Messrs Jackson and Sharpe, High st, Westbrom. wich

Bedford, Thomas James, Leominster, Hereford, Grocer. Feb 1 at 2

at offices of Moore, Corn sq, Leominster Mitcheson, John, Felling, near Gateshead, Durham, Grocer. Jan 27 Bedford. William Popplewell, Wakefield, York, Grocer, Jan 23 at at 2 at offices of Bird, Grey st, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

at offices of Kemp, Barstow sq, Wakefield Mondy, John, Long lane, Bermondsey, Leather Dresser. Jan 26 at Binks, Samuel, Wyke. nr Bradford, Mason. Jan 28 at 11 at offices of

2 at offices of Woodley, Guildhall cbmbrs, Basinghall st. Brown, Lancaster and Wright, Manor row, Bradford Basinghall st

Blanch, William Hamett, Denman rd. Camberwell, Surveyor. Jan 26 Morris. John, Newnham, Gloucester, Draper. Jan 25 at 1 at offices L at 2 at offices of Mott, Paternoster row Parsons, High st, Bristol. Parker, Newnham

Bland, William, Gorleston, Suffolk, Smack Owner. Feb 1 at 12.30 at New, Alfred James, Nottingham, Ironmaster. Jan 25 at 3 at George offices of Dowsett, Quay chmbrs, Great Yarmouth Hotel, George st, Nottingham. Wells and Hind, Nottingham

Blott, Tom Owen, Pidley, Huntingdon, Farmer. Feb 1 at 1 at Uni. Nixon, George, Langham st, Portland pl, Lodging House Keeper.) corn Hotel, St Ives. Gaches, Peterborough


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Bowden, Joseph, Bedminster, Somerset, Greengrocer. Jan 31 Hughes, William Walter, St Mary's rd, Peckham. Manager of Public at 2 at offic ces of Johnson and Co, Archhouse chambers, John st, Company. Feb 3 at 2 at offices of Hogan and Hughes, St Martin's

Bowlby, Joseph, Beadlam, York, Farmer. Feb 4 at 2 at Court house, Jackson, George, Burslem, Stafford, Newsagent. Jan 26 at 11 at
Helmsley. Pearson

offices of Bennett, Piccadilly bldgs, Hanley Bradshaw, Isaac, Eynesbury, Huntingdon, Farmer. Feb 2 at 2 at James, Benjamin, Newport, Monmouth, Grocer. Jan 31 at 12 at offices of Wade-Gery, St Neots

offices of Dauncey, Albion chmbrs, Newport. Bramall, John Charles, Woodley, Cheshire, Coal Merchant. Feb 1 | Jameson, John, Blackburn, Lancaster, Merchant Tailor. Feb 1 at

at 11 at offices of Brown and Ainsworth, St Petersgate, Stockport 11 at the Wellington Hotel, Nicholas Croft, Manchester. NeedBroadhurst. Eliza Williams. Leamington, Warwick, Fishmonger. ham, Blackburn

Jan 28 at 12 at offices of Overell and Son, Warwick st, Leamington Jenkins, William Edward, Narberth, Pembroke, Baker. Jan 31 at 2
Brookes, William, Burslem, Stafford, Kiln Builder, Jan 28 at 11 at at offices of Lascelles, Narberth
Queen's chambers, Liverpool rd, Burslem. Julian

Jennings, Samuel, Docking, Norfolk, Butcher. Feb 1 at 3 at offices Brown, Frederick William, Preston, Lancashire, Stonemason. Feb of Cates and Bates, Swan st, Fakenham

1 at 3 at the County Court Office, Winckley st, Preston. Edelston, Johnson, Harry, Eagle ter, Edmonton, Cheesemonger. Jan 28 at 12 Preston

at offices of Wolferstan and Co, Ironmoner lane Brumby, William Henry Walter, Bath, Bicycle Agent. Jan 29 at 11 Keeler, Alfred David, Folkestoné, Kent, Builder. Feb 2 at 12 at at the Christopher Hotel, Bath Bartrum and Bartlett, Bath

King's Arms Inn, Folkestone. Collard, Canterbury Burleigb, Alfred, Little Chesterford, Essex, Farmer. Feb 3 at 11 at

Kennedy, Francis Augustine, Ladywood, Birmingham, Outdoor at offices of Ellison and Co, Alexandra st, Petty Cury

Beer Retailer. Jan 28 at 3 at offices of Fallows, Cherry st, BirBush, John, Salisbury st, Hoxton, Marble Mason, Jan 27 at 3 at

mingham offices of Cooper, Southampton buildings, Chancery lane

Kirkham, Thomas, Runcorn, Chester, Chemical Plumber, Jan 28 at Carter, Richard Parkes, Clay Cross, Derby, Grocer. Jan 28 at 3 at

at 2 at offices of Day and Lake, Bridge st, Runcorn offices of Higginbottom and Co, Irongate, Chesterfield

Kitton, Frederic, Norwich, Tobacconist. Feb 1 at 2 at offices of Bal. Caves, Joseph, Bourke rd, Wood Green, Wheelwright. Jan 29 at 11

dey, Tolls ct, Briggs st, Norwich at offices of Hicks, Sardinia st, Lincoln's inn fields

Knight, Francis George, Ball's Pond road, Grocer. Jan 28 at 3 at Chaffer, Charles, Taunton, Somerset, Cabinet Maker. Jan 31 at 11

offices of Greening and Co, King st. Cheapside. Swaine, King st, at ofices of Reed and Cook, Paul st, Taunton

Cheapside Challis, Charles William, Marshall st, Golden sg, Licensed Victualler,

Leake, Edward Lofthouse, Hotham, North Carr, North Cave, York, Feb 8 at 2 at the Guildhall Tavern, Gresham st. Neave, Cheapside

Farmer. Jan 31 at 2.30 at offices of Pickering, Parliament st, KingClark, Christopher, Chorlton-upon-Medlock, Manchester, Restaurant

ston-upon-Hull. Leake and Co. Keeper. Jan 31 at 3 at offices of Blakeway, Deansgate, Manches.

Leake, Francis, Hotham, York, Farmer. Jan 31 at 1 at offices of

Pickering, Parliament st, Kingston upon Hull Clarke, Samuel William, Astcote, Pattishall, Northampton, Beer Lewis, Abraham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Commission Agent. Jan seller. Jan 28 at 11 at offices of Becke, Derngate, Northamp

28 at 2 at offices of Moody, Clayton st West, Newcastle-upon. ton


Lobb, Henry John, Everton, Liverpool, Boot and Shoe Maker. Feb Clemans, Thomas, Bellenden rd, Peckham, Cheesemonger. Jan 26

4 at 3 at offices of Lowe, Mount Pleasant, Liverpool at 2 at offices of Rae, Mincing lane

Lowes, Robert and Thomas Lowes, Leadgate, Durham, Grocers. Conning, William, Gt Edston, York, Farmer. Feb 2 at 2 at offices of

Jan 27 at 3 at offices of Moody, Clayton st West, Newcastle-upon. Harrison, Kirby Moorside

Tyne Cox, George, Kingsteynton, Devon, Grocer, Feb 1 at 3.30 at offices

Mans, Walter Jacob, High st, Southwark, Hop Merchant. Jan 27 of Creed, Courtenay st, Newton Abbott

at 3 at New Exchange bldgs, George yd, Lombard st. Lowther, Croom, Benjamin, Hazlebury Bryan, Dorset, Farmer. Feb 4 at 2 at

George lane, Eastcheap the Swan Hotel, Sturminster Newton. Andrews and Co, Dor

Mansilla, Avice Francis, Surrey, Widow. Jan 25 at 12 at Greyhound chester

Hotel, Croydon, Pittman, Eland rd, New Wandsworth Cunningham, Thomas, Manchester, Confectioner. Jan 31 at 3 at the Marriner, Charles, Commercial rd, Lambeth, Beer Retailer. Feb 2 Star Hotel, Manchester. Sampson, Manchester

at 3 at offices of Reader, Holborn Viaduct Davies, John William, Carmarthen, Licensed Victualler. Feb 3 at Miller, Thomas Barker, Bishop Stortford, Hertford, Wine Merchant. 103 at offices of Morris, Red st, Carmarthen

Feb 7 at 2 at offices of Linklater and Co, Walbrook Earle, William, Northleach, Gloucester, Builder. Feb 3 at 12 at Owen, William Grifflth, and Emily Nicholls, Carnarvon, Enamelled offices of Clark, Regent st, Cheltenham

Slate Manufacturers. Jan 28 at 1 at the Sportsman Hotel, CarElwands, Alfred, Mark Edwards, and Thomas Edwards, Tamworth, narvon Warwick, Grocers. Jan 31 at 11 at the Queen's Hotel, Birming

Page, William, Brockham st, Trinity sq, Carpenter. Jan 31 at 3 at ham. Argyle and Sons, Tamworth

40, Southampton bldgs, Holborn. Cooper Esteoart, Henry, Salford, Lancaster, Surgeon. Feb 9 at 3 at offices

Parker, David, Manchester, Venetian Blind Maker, Feb 2 at 3 at of Farrington and Crofton, Mosley st, Manchester

offlces of Nadin, King st, Manchester Faulkes, Thomas, Monsell st, Finsbury park, Shop Fitter. Feb 1 at 3 at 59, Lincoln's inn fields, Cooper, Chancery lane

Perry, Charles, Bloxwich, Stafford, Greengrocer. Jan 29 at 12 at

offices of Baker, Bridge st, Walsall Fielding, Mary, Chesterfield, Derby, out of business. Jan 31 at 3 at

Pitchforth, Thomas, Leeds, Painter. Jan 31 at 3 at offlces of Pullan, offices of Stanton, New sq, Chesterfield

Albion st, Leeds Firth, Samuel, Bradford, York, Licensed Victualler. Feb ! at 11 at

Porter, James, Chell, Wolstanton, Innkeeper. Jan 28 at 3 at offlces offices of Berry and Robinson, Charles st, Bradford

of Llewellyn and Ackrill, Piccadilly st, Tunstall. Fisher, Joseph, Whitehaven, Cumberland, Joiner. Jan 31 at 11 at

Price, Thomas, Kinlet, Salop, Farmer, Jan 27 at 3 at offlces of offices of Brown, Scotch st, Whitehaven

Miller and Co, Church st, Kidderminster Fisch, George Frederick, Cambridge rd, Mile End, Grocer. (Feb

Rackett, Thomas, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, Furniture Dealer. Jan 25 Wat 2 at Beck, East India avenue, Leadenhall st

at 12 at ofllces of Edmonds and Co, Cheapside, Eldridge and Flint, George, Great Berkhamstead, Hertford, Builder. Feb 2 at

Sons, Newport 11.30 at offices of Bullock and Penny, Great Berkhamsted

Rich, Albert, Ore, nr Hastings, Butcher. Jan 26 at 4 at the ProFrancie, Charles John, Baker st, Portman sq, Dressmaker. Jan 26

vincial Hotel, Hastings. Hare, Pinner's ct, Old Broad st at 12 at offices of Morris, Mitre ct, Temple

Roberts, William, Liverpool, Builder. Jan 28 at 2 at offices of Pranks, Alfred, Lidsing, nr Chatham, out of business. Jan 24 at 3

Knowles, Cook st, Liverpool at the Vitre Hotel, Chatham. Cooper, Chancery lane

Roper, Richard, Lewisham High rd, New Cross, Ship Decorator, Gardiner, Charles, Burdett buildings, Hackney rd, Carriers' Agent.

Jan 24 at 2 at the Guildhall Tavern, Gresham st. Howard and Feb 5 at 12 at offices of Morphett, King st, Cheapside. Terry,

Shelton, Threadineedle st
Kng st, Cheapside
Gibbcus, John, 'Audenshaw, Lancashire, Joiner. Jan 31 at 3 at

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a natural feeling of regret at the abolition of venerable LONDON, JANUARY 29, 1881.

institutions. It is to be observed that very little attempt

seems to have been made to present the arguments in CONTENTS.

favour of the proposed change, and (although the reason is not far to seek) it is to be deplored that so few of

the men in the first rank of the profession expressed any CTREEXT TOPICS .....


opinion on the subject.


235 RECENT DECISIOXS.......................

236 REVIEWS ...


duced by Lord Cairns with very slight alterations. In re Barker ...........

Indeed, except in the clause relating to agreements In re The Normanton Iron and Steel Company .......... Charlton v. Charlton ....

between solicitor and client, the changes are merely De Mora v. Concha .....


verbal. With regard to such agreements it is now, in In re Cavander's Trusts.....

239 Freme v. Clement .........

the first place, made clear that the provision is to apply

........ 210 Re Holroyde & Smith .....

whether there is or is not any general order in operation Wolverhampton and Staffordshire Banking Company v. Bond Re Edison Telephone Company of London....

under the Act, and that the agreement may be made, not


only before or after the transaction of business by the Re Challis ....


solicitor for the client, but in the course of the transOBITUARY SOCIETIES

... 241

action of such business. It is also provided that the ........ Law STUDENTS' JOURXAL.................

241 agreement is not only to be in writing, but “ signed by LEGAL APPOINTMENTS .........


the person to be bound thereby or by his agent in that COMPANIES ..............................

... 244 CREDITORS' CLAIMS.............

215 behalf.” This provision (which, if the decision of JESSEL, LEGISLATION OF THE WEEK......

2 15 M.R., in Pooley v. Driver, 25 W. R. 162, L. R. CorxTY COURTS ...............

215 Cover PAPERS ..

5 Ch. D. 458, that a “contract in 2415

writing" .................... LONDON GAZETTES, &c., &c..... &C................... ................. 246 means a “signed contract in writing” be correct, is

unnecessary) seems to be modelled on the language of

the Statute of Frauds with reference to signature by CASES REPORTED IN THE WEEKLY REPORTER.

the “person to be charged”; and we suppose “ the perDixon & Co. (Limited) v. The Caledoniam Railway Company and others (H.L.)...


son to be bound thereby” must mean the person against Fames v. Hacon (Ch.Div. Fry, J.) ..........

whom the agreement is to be set p; but we do not see Harper v. Scrymgeour (C.P.Div.)..

261 Harrison v. The Cornwall Minerals Railway Company (Ch.Div.

why all questions on this point should not have been shut V.C.H.) ...... ........................

out by providing that the agreement shall be signed by Jackson, Ex parte. In re Bowes (App.).

both parties to it. The provisions of last year's Bill, Queen, The, on the Prosecution of W. H. Smith & Sons v. Justices of Surrey (Q.B.Div.).

260 that the agreement between the parties as to the form D Smith, Alice Eliza, In re (C.P.Div.) ............................ 261

**................ Smith, Alice Eliza. In re I

and amount of remuneration should "exclude all further

claim of the solicitor in respect of any services or disCURRENT TOPICS.

bursements to which the agreement relates, and that the agreement should be binding on the parties thereto and their personal representatives ; and also the saving

for the interests of third parties, are omitted. THE IMPENDING TRANSFER of causes in the Chancery Division will, we understand, be a transfer to ViceChancellor Bacon, as to some of the causes for all purposes, and as to others to Mr. Justice Fry for the

THERE APPEARS to be some foundation for the rumour

that one of the duties of the committee recently purpose of hearing only.

appointed to assist the rule-makers, will be to consider

whether pleadings can be abolished, at least as regards WE UNDERSTAND it is definitively settled that the Chief certain classes of cases, with a view to reducing the cost Clerks of the Master of the Rolls and Vice-Chancellor of litigation. There are, of course, many actions, HALL will remove to the Royal Courts of Justice at especially in the common law divisions, where the issua Easter next. The learned Vice-Chancellor on Tuesday to be tried may be sufficiently raised by the indorsement last visited the new building for the purpose of inspect. on the writ, but it must be borne in mind that in fram. ing the accommodation provided.

ing a rule to abolish pleadings, even in these simple cases, the antagonist to be met is the defendant who will take

every advantage for the purposes of delay, and the unscruWE ARE INFORMED that the committee recently ap- pulous practitioper who does not hesitate to run up costs. pointed to assist the judges in framing new rules of In a hostile case (and for such cases principally legislacourt consists of Lord COLERIDGE, Lord Justice JAMES, tion is needed) the fact of the parties coming into court Mr. Justice Bowen, Mr. J. C. MATHEW, Mr. R. T. Reip, pot knowing what issue they are about to try, and neither Mr. C. HARRISON, and Mr. HOLLAMS, and that Mr. of them being limited as to what issues they may raise MACKENZIE, the principal secretary of the Lord Chan. in the course of the hearing, is likely to cause expense, cellor, is the secretary of the committee.

inconvenience, and confusion. And in saying this we are only expressing the view of those who are best able to

judge. as to the matter. In a case of Salmon v. Gorman, THE RESOLUTION carried at the meeting of the bar on heard before the Master of the Rolls on Monday last, Thursday afternoon, affirming the desirability of con- that learned judge said, “ Frequently I allow a case to tinuing the Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas and be tried when the issues are stated by counsel], but had the Lord Chief Baron as the presidents of their respectivo I known the nature of this case I should not have agreed Divisions, is, probably, to a considerable extent, due to to its being brought on as it has been. The counsel for

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