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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
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.
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.
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
tel. Little Chesterforandra st, Petty Curan 27 at 3 at
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
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
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
Rosser, Thomas, Porth, Glamorgan, Builder. Jan 31 at 11.30 at the offices of Coates, Old st, Ashton-under-Lyne
New Inn Hotel, Pontypridd. Linton and Kenshole, Aberdare Gruntham, Richard, Idle, York, Licensed Victualler. Jan 28 at 11
Rumpstead, George, Great Grimsby, Ale Merchant Feb 3 at 3 at at offices of Peel and Co, Chapel lane, Bradford
offices of Mason, Victoria st South, Great Grimsby Green, William Nathan, Purston Jaglin, nr Pontetract, out of busi.
Scarles, William Henry, Nottingham, Watchmaker. Jan 31 at 3 at ners. Jan 28 at 11 at offices of Lake and Lake, Southgate, Wake
offices of Belk, Middle pavement, Nottingham
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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 .....
231 THE CORRUPT AND ILLEGAL PRACTICES BILL ..........
opinion on the subject.
233 RIGHT TO Costs SINCE THE JUDICATURE ACT .....
235 RECENT DECISIOXS.......................
236 REVIEWS ...
THE SOLICITORS' REMUNERATION BILL has been re-introCORESPONDENCE. CASES OF THE WEEK :
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
240 CASES BEFORE THE BANKRUPTCY REGISTRARS:
only before or after the transaction of business by the Re Challis ....
solicitor for the client, but in the course of the transOBITUARY SOCIETIES
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