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solo was one which could not be sustained at all. He see no reason in principle for saying a managing clerk was of opinion also that the usage which the defendant bad power to pledge his master's credit in this way. alleged, and which he had proved to have existed for There was, therefore, nothing to bind the solioitor to pay more than sixty years, was referable only to the consent the money. James, L.J., added that the defendant might and sufferance of successive tenants for life of the lands bave stopped the drawing up of the original order by of wbich the plaintiff was the absolute owner. The Court saying that he would not consent to its being drawn op of Appeal (JAMES, BRETT, and COTTON, L.JJ.) agreed wi h until the £50 was paid, or the solicitor's godertaking Bacon, V.O., as to the construction of the decree of 1693, was given in writing.-SOLICITORS, G. H. f $. Brandon ; but they held that the defendant had established his olaim J. B. Churchill. by prescription, and that as be and his predecessors in title had claimed as of right, and were shown by the evidenco to have actually taken as of right, and without

PRACTICE-SOLICITOR AND CLIENT-Liex ON Costs any permission from the owners of the soil, brakes, &o.,

NOTICE TO PARTY HAVING TO PAY Costs- PAYMENT WITH. from the common allotment for the use of their tenement for

OUT NOTICE-SOLICITOR'S RIGHT TO PAYMENT AGAIN FROM upwards of sixty yearsimmediately before the commencement

CLIENT.-Io a case of Re Fenncott, Fenncott v. Proud foot,

before the Master of the Rolls on the 18th inst., a motion of the action, they bad acquired a right under the statute,

was made by the plaintiff to restrain a solicitor from issuiog notwithstanding the fact that they had claimed the right under the mistaken notion that all the commoners were

execution for the recovery of his taxed costs under the folentitled to it under the decree of 1593. JAMES, L.J.,

lowing circumstances :-The defendant in the action had

recovered judgment for the costs of the action, and had ensaid that in order to establish & right by prescription under the Aot it was only necessary to show that the right

ployed two solicitors. The costs payable to the two solicitors

were taxed, and one solicitor gave notice to the plaintiff, claimed was one which could have had a legal origin by grant

after the taxing master's certificate had been issued, claim. or otherwise, and that it had been actually exercised by

ing a lien for his costs and requiring them to be paid to him. the person claiming it, as of right and not by permission,

This the plaintiff did, and he also paid the taxed costs of during the proper statutory period. It was immaterial

the other solicitor to the defendant, as he had received no that the right had been claimed on a wrong ground. And,

notice oflien from him. The second solicitor sent the plaintiff in the present case, the right was claimed by a particular

notice that unless his costs were paid him over again be class of persons, holding particular tenements, in right of

shonld issue execution upon the judgment. The above those tenements, and every member of the class might

motion was accordingly made. Jessel, M.R., was of have had a legal grant of the right.-SOLICITORS, Horne,

opinion that the solicitor was not justified in threatening to Hunter, & Birkett; Cope & Co.

issue execution, and that the plaintiff, having paid the costs without notice, could not be compelled to pay them over

again. The plaintiff was entitled to have satisfaction entered SOLICITOR-MANAGING CLERK-AUTHORITY TO PLEDGE –

upon the judgment, and the solicitor would have to pay the CREDIT OF PRINCIPAL.-In a case of Guebert v. Moir, before the costs of the motion. --SOLICITORS, H. A. Patience ; Merediths, Court of Appeal on the 23rd inst., the question arose whether

Roberts, f Mills. the managing clerk of a solicitor has a general authority to pledge the credit of his principal in a matter collateral to the conduct of an action. The question arose upon an ap

PRACTICE-DECREE DIRECTING INDEMNITY—No DEED plication by the defendant to compel the solicitor of the OF INDEMNITY-ENFORCING PAYMENT OF INDEMNITYplaintiff to pay the sum of £50 as security for the costs of SEPARATE PROCEEDINGS.-On March 17, an application for the action, in pursuance of a personal undertaking which he an order to direct payment by the defendant to the plaintiff was supposed to have given to do so. On the hearing before of a stated sum by way of indemnity upon a contract was Malins, V.C., of a motion by the plaintiff, the objection was heard before Hall, V.C., in an action of Mellish v. kose. The taken that he was out of the jurisdiction, and that be ought plaintiff agd defendant, having been in partnership, took a to give security for costs. His counsel then stated, con

decree for dissolution in a partnership action, and by the de. ceiving himself to be authorized by the managing clerk of

cree the defendant was ordered to take over a certain buildthe plaintiff's solicitor, who was in court (the solicitor him. ing contract and to indemnify the plaintiff in respect thereof. self not being there) so to state, that the plaintiff's solicitor It now appeared that the plaintiff had, since the decree, would give a personal undertaking to pay £50

paid the contracting builder a sum of £39 for work as security for costs, and on this statement beiog

done on the contract, but without the assent of the defend. made, the hearing of the motion was allowed to ant. He took no assignment of the contract from the part. proceed, and an order was made upon it in favour of the nership, nor any deed of indemnity from the defendant. He plaintiff. The order was drawn up, but the undertaking of now applied as above for payment of the £39, and it was the solicitor was not mentioned in it, and the solicitor was / urged on his behalf that he was, in effect, seeking the not required to sign the registrar's book. When the appli. enforcement of the decree ; that payment of the indemnity cation was afterwards made to enforce the undertaking, it was "indemnifying the plaintiff' within the terms of the appeared that the managing clerk had no special authority

decree, and that the order asked would properly be made in from his principal to give the undertaking, or to pledge his

the action. If it were necessary to institute separate principal's credit in any way, and the clerk also deposed that

proceedings, they must be taken in the High Court of Justice, he never intended to do so, and that what he really intended as the County Courts Act prohibit an action being brought to do was to give an undertaking on behalf of the plaintiff there upon a judgment of the High Court. The defendant's himself to pay the £50, the plaintiff being at that time

case was that the plaintiff should have taken an assigoment actually in England. Malins, `V.C., held that the clerk and indemnity, and brought his action, if any, upon had a general authority to give the undertaking on the latter, when the amount payable could have been behalf of his principal, and ordered the principal to pay the assessed by a jury. He claimed to have a good defence to the £50. The Court of Appeal (JESSEL, M. R., and JAMES plaintiff's case upon the merits, and was even now willing and COTTON, L.JJ.), reversed this decision. JESSEL, to sigo an indemnity is tendered. Hall, V.C., said that the M.R., said that assuming that the managing clerk | decree contemplated an assignment and indennity, but did authorize the statement which was made by the

that, as the matter stood, he was in substance asked to try & plaintiff's counsel, it was sworn that he had no special | separate action upon an interlocutory application. The proper authority to do so. It was said that he had a general course would be to take independent proceedings, and the moauthority to pledge his principal's credit to any extent

tion must be refused wtth costs.--SOLICITORS, Piesse & Son; to the payment of money in a matter collateral to the

Hogan & Hughes. conduct of the action. If there was such an authority, bis lordship conld see no limit to it in point of amount. INJUNCTION-RAILWAY COMPANY_COMPULSORY TAKING He was aware of no authority for suoh a proposition, and, OF LAND -- WHOLE OF CAPITAL SUBSCRIBED — SEVERAL 80 far as decided cases went, it bad been held that

cases went, it bad been held that | BRANCHES OF UNDERTAKING-CERTIFICATE OF JUSTICESpeither counsel nor solicitor bad power to bind the client 8 & 9 Vict. c. 18, ss. 16, 17.-In a case of Rosser v. The to anything collateral to the action-e.g., to a compromise. Pontypridd and Caerphilly Railway Company, before VioeWhy should a managing clerk bave a greater power over Chancellor Hall, on March 17, the plaintiff made an interhis master's purse than any other servant? There was no locutory application for an injunction to restrain the authority for holding that he had, and his lordship could company from proceeding under their compulsory powers to take la. Or. 20p. in the county of Glamorgan, belonging to fours with the case before me, but I am bound to do the best bimself, for the parposes of a projected railway, until I can, having reference to the class of cases that have been the whole of the capital or estimated sum required for the decided, and the reasons which have influenced the judges expenses of the undertaking should have been subscribed in coming to their decision. It appears to me that the (as required by the provisions of the Lands Clauses Con trustee appointed under this deed is in this dilemma. This solidation Act, 1845). The Act further requires that a is an assignment or transfer of the property of the bankrupt certificate that the capital has been so subscribed shall be either to the whole or to a portion of his creditors, and in signed by two justices of the peace for the county where the either case it is an act of bankruptcy under the 6th section matter requiring their cognizance arises. It appeared that the of the Act. The difficulty that [ bave about the case is company was formed to make more than one railway, the whether this charge can be held to be equivalent to a transfer undertaking consisting of two or three branches. Two or assignment of the property. On the whole I think I justices for Monmouthshire, in which county part of the must look upon it as an absolute assignment, an assigoment railway now in question was to be made, bad certified that of the whole of the estate and effects of the hankrupt to the capital required for that part of the undertaking of the secure a charge for the benefit of a certain portion of the company had been subscribed. His lordship, however, held creditors. It has been pointed out by counsel, very properly, that, even assuming the certificate to be in order, the court that whether it is an assignment for the benefit of one was not, under the Act, to be bound thereby as conclusive. creditor, or a dozen or twenty, or the whole of the creditors, There had been, in the present instance, no sufficient com it comes to the same thing. It is virtually an assignment pliance with the statute, and it might well be that Parlia of the whole of the bankrupt's property in paymer.t of a ment would not have sanctioned the one rail way only, past debt. The question arose whether it was an assignwithout the others included in the undertaking. He, ment of the whole of the property. Considering it was an therefore, made the order asked, and with the company's assignment of £55,000, it was practically an assignment of consent, the injonction was made perpetual, with an order the whole. Whether or not it was for the benefit of all the for payment by the company of the costs of the action. creditors who chose to come in it is not for me to say, but SOLICITORS, W. Rentmore, for Spickett & Price, Ponty. there are creditors who have not come in under the deed, pridd ; Wilkins, Blyth, f Pawshawe.

and to those creditors a large dividend will have to be paid. I think, therefore, they have a right to ask that this transfer

be declared void. CASES BEFORE THE BANKRUPTCY

Solicitors for the trustee, Campbell, Reeve, de Hooper. REGISTRARS.

Solicitors for the respondents, Múnns & Longden. (Before Mr. REGISTRAR Pepes, acting as Chief Judge.) March 1.-Ex parte Tilly, Re Weld.

(Before Mr. REGISTRAR PEPys.) A non-trader, being in embarrassed circumstances, executed a deed whereby be charged and made liable all his real and per

March 4.-Re Slattery. sonal estate in possession, reversion, ramaiader, or expectancy A creditor who has not proved any debt under a petition for with the repayment to a trustee of the sum of £55,000, being liquidation is not entitled to be heard in opposition to an apthe aggregate of the debts specified in the first schedule thereto. plication by the debtor for the registration of resolutions by Held, that the deed constituted an act of bankruptcy.

which the statutory majority of creditors accept a composition. Tbis was a motion on behalf of John H. Tilly, the trustee

Leave to prove nunc pro tunc refused. of the estate of Shireburn J. Weld (a non-trader), to declare This was an application by a debtor who had presented a void a deed dated the 30th of Angust, 1880, made between liquidation petition for the registration of the resolutions the bankrupt of the first part, J. E. Hodges of the second passed by the statucory majority of the creditors, accepting part, Robert C. Hutchings, Horatio Brandon, and Francis a composition of one sbilling in the pound, payable three Lamb of the third part, and the several persons whose names months after registration, with security. were specified in the first schedule, &c., of the fourth part. J. Linklater, on behalf of a creditor who had obtained an In August, 1880, the bankrupt, being in embarrassed cir.

| adjudication against the debtor, coupled with a stay of procumstances, called a meeting of his creditors, and, on the ceedings, opposed the application, on the ground that the - 30th of the same month, he executed the deed in question, debtor had refased to answer questions put to him at the whereby he charged and made liable the contingent rever

meetings of creditors, and on other grounds. sionary life estate to which he was entitled in the Lulworth Castle estates, and all bis other real and personal estate in

Brough, for the debtor, objected that the creditor, not possession, reversion, remainder, or expectinoy, with the re

having proved any debt under the petition, had no locus payment to Hodges of the sum of £55,000, being tbe aggre.

standi. He cited Ex parte Kirkwood (L, R. 11 Ch. D. gate of the debts specified in the first schedule.

724), which had been followed by Mr. Registrar Brougham.

And it was declared that Hodges should stand possessed of the said sum

Linklater.-Mr. Registrar Murray, in Ex parte Dalgairns of £55,000 upon trust for the several persons named in the (not reported), allowed a creditor, who had not proved, to first schedule, rateably and in proportion to the amounts of be heard. The debt appears in the statement of affairs filed their debts. The bankrupt also covenanted to execute, when by the debtor, and its existence was not disputed under the called upon, a valid assurance of the whole or any part of | petition for adjudication. the premises charged, by way of mortgage, for securing the Mr. REGISTRAR PEPY8.-Ex parte Kirkwood was a case of sums intended to be secured.

liquidation, and not composition, and, as there seems to be The deed had not been registered under the Bills of Sale some doubt as to what the practice is, I will consult my colAct.

leagues upon the subject. On the 12th of December, 1880, the bankrupt was Later in the day, Mr. REGISTRAR Pepys intimated that he adjudicated, the act of bankruptcy being the non-compliance had consulted bis brother registrars, and they agreed with with the terms of a debtor's summons.

him in the opinion that a creditor who did not prove a debt Winslow, Q.C., and Creed, in support of the motion.

at the first meeting had no locus standi to oppose, under rule The deed is an equitable assignment for the benefit of

295, an application to register resolutions for composition. certain creditors, and is an act of bankruptcy under section By obtaining an adjudication, and declining to prove under 6 of the Bankraptcy Act, 1869, sub-sections 1 or 2 ; and the

the petition for liquidation, the creditor in this case placed circumstance that the bankrupt is a non-trader is im himself in a position antagonistic to the other creditors, and material. He cited Ex parte Mackay (L. R. 8 Ch. 643).

he ought not to be heard. Yate Lee, and Rashleigh, for the respondents.—The deed

Linklater then applied for leave to prove nunc pro tunc, on is not a “conveyance or assigoment." It is not for the benefit of the creditors generally : Greenwood v. Churchill

the ground that a misapprehension had arisen as to the prac(1 Mylne & Keen, 546). Secondly, an agreement to give &

tice of the court. bill of sale cannot be an act of bankruptcy : Mercer v. Peter.

Mr. REGISTRAR Pepys.- I cannot allow that. If a proof -son (L. R. 3 Ex. 104).

had been tendered at either meeting, the creditors might Winslow, io reply.

have opposed it. Mr. REGISTRAR PEPYS.-It appears to me that I am

Solicitor for the opposing creditor, J. S. Rubinstein. asked to do rather more than has hitherto been done in cases

Solicitors for the debtor, Cotterell & Co. of this kind, but, at the same time, I must act under the guidance of those cases. None of them are distinctly on all

(Before Mr. REGISTRAR BROUGHAM.)

doubtedly several fraudulent debts had been concocted in the

bankruptcy proceediogs in question, some of the proofs. March 9.-Re Dummere.

being not real and others increased in their amounts. Mr. The circumstance that a liquidation has been closed does not Condy was convicted substantially on the evidence of two deprive the creditors of the right to grant the debtor's discharge persons named Elsey and Deacon. Mrs. Fox, the wife of at a meeting properly convened for that purpose.

the bankrupt, had certainly also given evidence in the case, Application for discharge. The debtor, Stephen Dun which was no doubt not unimportant, and in her crossmere, presented a petition for the liquidation of his affairs examination had committed perjury. When the bankruptcy by arrangement or composition in July, 1877, and at the proceedings had been before Mr. Stonor, the county court first meeting, held on the 7th of August, the creditors judge, he had said that clearly an audacious fraud had been passed a resolution for liquidation by arrangement, and ap- | perpetrated, but he bad not caused the proceedings to be pointed a trustee.

taken against Mr. Condy, who in his view nad been a dupe * On the 26th of July, 1878, the creditors passed resolu. and not a co-conspirator. There was one difficulty in the tions to the following effect:

case, and that was that the present application was an at(1) That the trustee's account, including his rema nera tempt to induce this court to constitute itself into a court tion, be, and the same is hereby, allowed, approved, and of appeal from the Divisional Court which had ordered the passed.

applicant to be struck off the rolls. (2) That the trusteo do forthwith declare and pay a divi. "Grove, J., said that the applioation could not be granted. dend of 2s.6d. in the pound.

Mrs. Fox had no doubt been convioted of perjury; but (3) That the close of this liquidation shall take place as that was because she had falsely sworn she was a virtuous and from the 31st day of December, 1878.

woman. This was a fact which no doubt throw some (4) That William C. Cooper, the trustee, be released as doubt on her veracity ; but she had, in no sense, been a and from the 31st day of December, 1878.

principal witness in the case against Mr. Condy. It was At that meeting the creditors declined to give the debtor

an undisputed fact that no attempt of any kind had been his discharge, but in September last another meeting was made to get the sentence passed by Sir Thomas Chambers convened, with the concurrence of one-fourth of the creditors,

remitted, nor had the latter done what he would no when a statutory majority resolved to give the discharge, doubt have done if he had felt that the verdict against but the objection had been raised in the liquidation office

Mr. Condy had been clearly wrong-viz., have bimself that, after the close of the liquidation, they had no power to

communicated with the Home Office stating that such was do so, and the question was now submitted for the decision his opinion. The learned counsel for the Incorporated of the registrar.

Law Society had done all in his power to assist the court Brough, in support of the application, referred to Ex parte

in gettting at the real facts, acting not as an advocate, Carlile (No. 70,537), where the same course had been adopted

but as one who represented that society, whose great as in the present case, and Mr. Registrar Murray granted

object it was to keep the profession of solicitors pare.. the order. (He was stopped.]

His lordship said that in such cases as the present this Mr. REGISTRAR BROUGHAM held that, by analogy to the rule in bankruptcy, the close of the liquidation did not de.

court must refuse to constitute itself into a court of

appeal. prive the creditors of the right to grant the debtor's discharge at'a meeting properly convened for that purpose,

LINDLEY, J., concurred.-Times. otherwise considerable hardship might be inflicted upon the debtor. The discharge would be allowed.

Solicitors for the applicant, Cotterell go Co.

LEGAL APPOINTMENTS.

SOLICITORS' CASES.

Mr. EDWARD HARRY ADCOCK, solicitor, of PalmerstonHigh COURT OF JUSTICE.

buildings, Old Broad-street, E.C., and Croydon-road, Penge, QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION.

Surrey, has been eppointed a Perpetual Commissioner in (Sittings in Banc before Grove and LINDLEY, JJ.)

and for the Cities of London and Westminster, and the

| Counties of Middlesex and Surrey. March 18.-In the Matter of A Solicitor.

Mr. GEORGE BRUMELL, jun., solicitor, of Morpeth, has Macrae Moir said that the object of the present application |

been elected Clerk to the Morpeth Board of Guardians, Asseggwas that the solicitor in question, who had been struck off the rolls in 1875, might, by the order of this court, be re

ment Committee, and Rural Sanitary Authority, on the resigstored to his position thereon. The solicitor, Mr. Condy,

nation of his father, Mr. George Brumell, sen. Mr. Brumell, had been admitted in 1848, and had practised for many

jun., was admitted a solicitor in 1872, and is clerk to the years in Battersea.

Commissioners of Land Tax, and to the Governors of the In 1872 he was tried for a conspiracy to defraud the creditors of one Abraham Fox, and

Morpeth Grammar School. having heen found guilty of that offence he had been sen.

Mr. FREDERIC BURROW, LL.D., solicitor, of Collumpton tenced to imprisonment for twelve months. The present

| and Bradninch, bas been elected (without opposition) Coroner application first came before this court in April last, and

for the Crediton District of Devonshire. He had acted as. it had then been ordered to stand over for the production

deputy-coroner for eleven years. Dr. Burrow was admitted of further and better affidavits, and that the facts in it

& solicitor in 1866. He is town clerk and clerk of the peace might be laid before the Incorporated Law Society. The

for the borough of Bradninch, clerk to the county magistrates learned counsel for the applicant said that the principal

and to the Collumpton District Highway Board, and to the witness against Mr. Condy had been the wife of the

| School Board of Willand, and solicitor to the Collampton bankrupt. On being cross-examined, she had then sworn

Barial Board and Gas Company that she was a chaste woman, which was not the case. Mr. / Mr. John MONSEY COLLYER, of Lincoln's-inn, barristerCondy had subsequently taken proceedings against her for at-law, has been nominated Legal Adviser to the Exchequer perjury as to this, and she had been convicted and sentenced and Audit Department, Somerset House. to imprisonment for two months. He had tberefore been

Mr. HARRY FINDON DAVIES, solicitor, of Weston-superconvicted, upon the evidence of a person who had at the

Mare, has been appointed a Perperual Commissioner for trial been clearly guilty of perjury, of an offence of which he had always maintained he had been wholly innocent. Since

Somersetshire and Gloucestershire for taking the Acknow1873 he had acted as the managing clerk of a solicitor of

ledgments of Deeds by Married Women. great respectability, and from the affidavits before the court,

Mr. RICHARD GIBSON, solicitor (of the firm of R. & W. it was clear that a very large number of persons of the

Gibson), of Hexham, has been appointed by the high sheriff of highest respectability, resident in Battersea, believed him to

Northumberland (John Giffard Riddell, Esq.) to be Underbe wholly innocent of the crime of which he had been found

Sheriff of that county for the ensuing year. Mr. Gibsoa guilty.

was admitted a solicitor in 1837, and is clerk to the county Wills, Q.C. (with whom was Murray), said that he ap

justices for the two divisions of Tynedale and Bellingham, and peared for the Incorporated Law Society, and that all be

also clerk to the Tyne Salmon Conservancy Board. proposed pow to do was to put the court in full possession Mr. EDWARD HEELIS, solicitor, of Appleby, has

s been of the whole facts as to the conviction of Mr. Condy. Un. | appointed Clerk to the Lieutenancy for the County of West

moreland. Mr. Heelis was admitted a solicitor in 1856, and

UNLIMITED IN CHANCERY. is registrar of the Appleby County Court.

YORKSHIRE PROVIDENT LOAN SOCIETY.-Petition for winding up..

presented March 15, directed to be heard before the M.R. on March Mr. WILLIAM HENRY NICHOLLS, solicitor, of 4, Lincoln's 26. Peace and Waller, Grocer's Hall ct, Poultry, agents for inn-fields, has been appointed a Commissioner for taking

Learoyd and Co, Huddersfield, solicitors for the petitioners Affidavits in the Courts in the Provinces of Quebec and

[Gazette, Mar, 18.

HOLLY HOUSE FREEHOLD LAND SOCIETY.-By an order made by Ontario in the Dominion of Canada.

the M.R. dated March 12, it was ordered that the society be wound Mr. E. W. SAMPSON, solicitor, of Parsons-bill, Woolwich,

up. Munton and Morris, Lambeth hill, agents for Parker and

Brailsford, Sheffield, solicitors for the petitioners has been appointed a Commissioner to administer Oaths in

[ Gazette, Mar. 22.] the Supreme Court of Judicature.

COUNTY PALATINE OF LANCASTER.

HIGHER EANAM BREWERY COMPANY, LIMITED.-Petition for winding Mr. CHARLES SANDERSON, solicitor (of the firm of Sander.

up, presented March 16, directed to be heard before the V.O. at son & Hollana), of 46, Queen Victoria-street, and the Assize Courts, Manchester, on March 29. Etty, Liverpool, Calcutta, has been appointed a Commissioner for

solicitor for the petitioner taking Affidavits in the High Court of Judicature at Ca.

[Gazette, Mar. 18.]

FRIENDLY SOCIETIES DISSOLVED. cutta, and also a Commissioner for taking the Acknowledg. ABERGELE UNION SOCIETY, Mona Vaults, Abergele, Denbigh. ments of Married Women in respect of Property in India. March 14 Mr. WILLIAM THOMAS SHARP, solicitor, of Lanoaster, has |

[Gazette, Mar. 18.]

HOPE BENEFIT SOCIETY, Norfolk Tavern, Middlegate st, Great been appointed by the high sheriff of Lancashire (Mr. William Yarmouth. March 19 Foster) to be Under-Sheriff of that county for the ensuing

[Gazette, Mar. 22.] year. Mr. Sharp is the eldest son of the late Mr. John Sharp, solicitor, and was born in 1841. He is a B.A. of Trinity College, Dublin, and was admitted a solicitor in 1865. He is registrar of the Lancaster County Court.

SOCIETIES.
Mr. HORACE SMITH, barrister, who has been appointed
Recorder of the City of Lincoln, in succession to Mr,

SOLICITORS' BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION.
Justice Cave, is a graduate of Trinity Hall, Cambridge.
He was called to the bar at the Inner Temple in Easter

The usual monthly meeting of the board of directors of Tere, 1862, and is a member of the Midland Circuit. He

this association was beld on Wednesday, the 9th inst., at has been for several years a revising barrister, and recently

the Law Institution, Changery-lane, London, Mr. Lewis acted as secretary to the Royal Commission for inquiring (Wrexbam) in the chair, the other directors present being into the existence of Corrupt Practices in the City of Messrs. Rickman (depaty-chairman), Brook, Hedger, Jan-Oxford.

son, Keen, Pennington, Roscoe, Rose, Smith, Walters, MR. Josiau HENRY SYMON, solicitor and notary, of

Williamson, and Woolbert (Mr. Eiffe, secretary). A sam Adelaide, has been appointed Attorney-General of the Colony

of £120 was distributed in grants of assistance to necessi. of South Australia in the new administration.

tous solicitors and the necessitous widows and families of

deceased solicitors, five gentlemen were admitted momSir JOHN HENRY DE VILLIERS, Chief Justice of the here

I the bers of the association, and other general business Supreme Court at the Cape of Good Hope, has been ap- i

was transacted.
pointed a Member of the Royal Commission for settling
the affairs of the Transvaal. Sir J. De Villiers was
called to the bar at the Inner Temple in Michaelmas
Term, 1865. He was Attorney-General at the Cape of

OBITUARY.
Good Hope from 1872 till 1874, when he was appointed
Chief Justice of the colony, and he received the honour
of knighthood in 1877.

MR. PEARLESS BARBER.
Mr. Pearless Barber, solicitor, of Brighouse, died at

Pioner on the 3rd inst. Mr. Barber was the son of Mr. DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP. Joseph Barber, solicitor, of Brighouse. He was born in THOMAS Pain and PHILIP PERKINS HAWTIN, Banbury, 1834, and he was educated at St. Peter's School, York. solicitors (Pain & Hawtin). The said business will in He was admitted a solicitor in 1859, having been artioled future be carried on by the said Thomas Pain. March 15. to his father, to whose business he shortly afterwards [Gazette, March 22, 1881.] Bocceeded. He had practised over about twenty.one years

at Brigbouse, having also during part of that time had a branch office at Rastrick. He was a perpetual commis.

sioner for the West Riding of Yorksbire, and he was COMPANIES.

solicitor to the Rastrick Gas and Water Company. He was an active member of the looal Conservative party.

Mr. Barber was a fellow of the Royal Historical Society WINDING-UP NOTICES.

and of the Royal Society of Antiquaries, and he was for JOINT STOCK COMPANIES.

several years bonorary secretary to the Yorkshire TopoLIMITED IN CHANCERY.

graphical and Antiquarian Society. Mr. Barber died at CARRIAGE CO-OPERATIVE SUPPLY ASSOCIATION, LIMITED.-Petition

tbe residence of his brother, Mr. William Barber, barrister. for winding up, presented March 10, directed to be heard before the M.R. on March 26. Johnson, Millman st, solicitor for the

petitioners LONDON AERATED AND MINERAL WATERS COMPANY, LIMITED.

MR. ABBOTT THURNHAM. The M.R. has by an order, dated Feb 17, appointed William Ald. Mr. Abbott Thurnham, solicitor, of Ilkeston and Alfre. ridge, Basinghall st, to be official liquidator

top, died at his residence, The Pines, Ilkeston, on the 18th [Gazette, March 18.1

ult., after a long illness. Mr. Thurnham was admitted & BAGWORTH COLLIERY COMPANY LIMITED, --The M.R. has fixed solicitor in 1870, and had practised for about ten years at March 31 at 11 at his chambers for the appointment of an official Ilkeston and Alfreton, having for the latter part of that liquidator

time been in partnership with his younger brother, Mr. BOURNEMOUTH AND SOUTH COAST STEAM PACKET COMPANY, LIMITED.

-By an order made by Hall, V.C., dated March 11, it was ordered Henry Thurnham, of the Alfreton Local Board. The dethat the company be wound up. Bell and Co, Bow churchyard, ceased was a perpetual commissioner for Derbyshire and agents for Alcock and Routledge, Sunderland, solicitors for the

Nottinghamshire, and he had a good private practice, and petitioner ECCLESK ILL WORSTED MILL COMPANY, LIMITED.-The M.R. has held several local appointments. He was for several years by an order, dated Feb 21, appointed William Gilyard, Bradford, clerk to the Heanor Local Board, and to the South Wingto be official liquidator

field and South Normanton School Boards. He was also NORTHFIELD IBOX AND TYRE COMPANY, LIMITED.--Petition for winding up, presented March 19, directed to be heard before Hall

solicitor to the Erewagh Valley Building Society. Mr. V.C., on Apr 1. Ridsdale and Co, Gray's inn sq, solicitors for Thurnham's health had for a long time been bad, and he the petitioners

had been compelled to withdraw from active practice. THORP'S GAWBER HALL COLLIERIES, LIMITED.-Petition for winding np. presented March 31, directed to be heard before Hall, V.C on Apr 1. Bell and Co, Bow churchyard, agents for Dees and Thompson, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, solicitors for the petitioner

[Gazette, Mar, 22.]

CREDITORS' CLAIMS.

| HARVEY, WILLIAM, Hove, Brighton, Gent. May 1. Clarke and Co,

Brighton
HOLMES, MARY, Mabledon pl, Euston rd. April 1, Foster, Grace-

church st CREDITORS UNDER ESTATES IN CHANCERY. HUGHES, JOSEPH, Sutton Coldfield, Warwick, Metal Dealer. April

4. Ansell, Birmingham LAST DAY OF PROOF.

INGS, ROBERT, Babcary, Somerset, Yeoman. March 25. Russ, GLEADALL, JOIN, Tickhill, York, Farmer. March 31. Gleadall v Castle Cary Wood, M.R. Esam, Sheffleld .

JONES, DANIEL, Manchester, Contractor. April 30. Bond and Son, GREENWAY, ELIZABETI, Stanhope st, St Pancras. March 31. Slight

Manchester v Waugh, V.C. Malins. Walker, Fitzroy st, Fitzroy sq

JONES, WILLIAM, Kenfig, Glamorgan, Farmer. April 16. Curtis, HARRIS, EMILY FREDERICA, Teignmouth, Devon. March 31, Harris

Neath v Fitzroy, M.R. Were, Plymouth

MAYNARD, ROBERT, Bishopsworth, Somerset, Gent. April 16. Sweet LIVESEY, THOMAS, Sough, nr Over Darwen, Retired Cotton Manu.

and Burroughs, Bristol facturer. April 4, Baron v Aspden, V.O. Kall. Costeker, Over | Morley, JAMES SIMPSON, Heaton Mersey, Lancaster. April 15. Darwen

Atkinson and Co, Manchester ROACI, BENJAMIX, Spitalfields Market, Licensed Victualler. March NODDER, WILLIAM, Ferryfrystone, York, Corn Miller. April 18. 31. Roach v Roach, V.C. Hall, Hutton, New Broad st

Arundel and Son, Pontefract STEPHENS, ELIZABETH DOWNES, Kingsland rd. March 21. Stephens OPENSHAW, SQUIRE, Elton within Bury, Lancaster, Grocer. April 9. v Stephens, V.C. Hall. Bothamley, Queen st, Cheapside

Grundy, Bury [Gazette, Mar. 4.7

PICKUP, ANN, Rochdale, Lancaster. April 15. Standring and Tay. DAVIDSON, ALEXANDER HORSBURGH, Northumberland pl, Bays. lor, Rochdale water, Gent. May 31. Stone v Sabonadiere, V.C. Malins. Taylor, PONSONBY, CATINA, The Grove, Stratford, Essex. April 10. Leman Field ct, Gray's inn

and Co, Lincoln's inn fields VCETT, BENJAMIN, Weston-super-Mare. April 25. Fawcett v | POWELL, WILLIAM, Oldbury, Worcester, Tobacconist. April 23. Fawcett, V.C. Hall, Wasbrough, Bristol

Wright and Co, Oldbury IVES, SAMUEL, Great Yarmouth, Soda Water Manufacturer. April SANGSTER, GEORGE, Wilson st, Limehouse, Mariner. April 4. Lindo 9. Ives y Ives, V.O. Hall. Diver, Great Yarmouth

and Co, Coleman st PULLAN, RICHARD, Darley, York, Gent. April 8, Pullan v Pullan, Slater, MARY, Hawkshead, Lancaster. April 9. Sykes, St Swithin's M.R. Bateson, Harrogate

lane ROBERTS, JOHN HENRY, Hereford. April 1. Lapthorne v Hunt, SMITH, RICHARD, Preston, Lancaster, Plasterer. May 1. Banks, V.C. Malins. Corner, Hereford

Preston WILSON, JAMES DICKSON, Cheltenham, Lieut-Col Bengal Army. TAYLOR, THOMAS, Lancaster, Wine and Spirit Merchant. April 9. March 28. Mein y Constable, V.C. Bacon. Brydges, Cheltenham Clark and Co, Lancaster

Gazette, Mar. 8.7 TURNER, ELIZA, Overton rd, Brixton. April 4. Lindo and Co, ColeBARNES, THOMAS, Romsey, Southampton. Apr 6. Barnes v Fish, man st M.R. White, Winchester

WALLACE, ROBERT, Kirkdale. April 1. McGowen, Liverpool BELL, GEORGE, Stubbington, Southampton, Gent. Apr 13. Carter WARNER, JOIN, Milton next Gravesend, Kent, Pilot. ápril 4. Draw. v Stadden, V.0. Hall. Newman, Southampton

bridge, Rochester COLTMAN, EDWIN, Hinckley, Leicester, Innkeeper. Apr 18. Coltman WILCOCK, JOIN, Galgate in Ellel, Lancaster, Licensed Victualler. y Coltman, V.C. Malins. Wright, Leicester

April 9. Clark and Co, Lancaster CONYNGHAM, Hon Francis NATHANIEL, Piccadilly. Apr 11. Lam. WILLIAMS, THOMAS, Prince's park, Liverpool, Gent. May 1. Rowe bart v Brinckman, V.C. Malins Saltwell, Stone buildings

and Co, Liverpool DANIEL, JOHN, Duston, Northampton, Gent. Apr 6, Northampton WOODWARD, FRANCES, Southport, Lancaster. April 5. Welsby and shire Union Bank, Limited v Daniel, M.R. Roche, Daventry

Co, Southport FITZMAURICE, Hon SARAT JANE, Plas Llwyoon, Anglesea. Apr 6.

Gazette, Mar. 8.] Fitzmauricé v Fitzmaurice, M.R. Meynell, Whitehall pl, Westminster

Auriol, Rev. EDWARD, Mecklenburgh sq, Clerk in Holy Orders 'HARROW, HENRY, Stoke next Guildford, Gent. Apr 11. Sams v Apr 21. Woodrooffe, New sq, Lincoln's inn Boys, V.C. Malins. Green, Havant, Hants

Bacon, ELIZABETH, Brandram, Lee, Kent. Apr 12. Baylis and WALLERSTEIN, ELIZABETH, Oxford rd, Ealing. Apr 12. Fuller v Pearce, Church ct, Old Jewry Wallerstein, M.R. Hall, Warwick ct, Holborn

BARRETT, SELINA, Clevedon, Somerset. March 25. Newman and

[Gazette, March 11.] Co, Yeovil ALLIN, WILLIAM, Stanstead Abbott, Hertford, Miller. Apr 26. Can. BenyON, LEILA ISABELLA MARIA, Hill st, Berkeley sq. Apr 8. Benning v Green, V.C. Hall. Rae, Gt Winchester st buildings

yon, Aylward, Stanmore COLLINS, WILLIAM HENRY, Cromwell rd, South Kensington, Brevet BIDDULPH, CONSTANCE PETRONELLA, Ledbury, Hereford. May 9. Major Royal Engineers. Apr 16. Collins y Collins, v.C. Hall. Stevens, Queen Victoria st Barnes and Bernard, Finsbury circus

BIGHAM, RACHAEL, Llandenny, Monmouth. Apr 11. Williams, GORFIELD, WILLIAM ARCHER, Aberdeen pk rd, Highbury, Short. Monmouth

hand Writer. Apr 9. Corfield v Corfield, M.R. Grece, Redhill BRIDGE, JOHN, Freetown, Bury, Beerseller. Apr 16. Grundy, Bury NUTT, Thomas, Ketton, Rutland, Farmer. Apr 16. Harrison v Nutt, BRIERLEY, ELIZABETH ANNE KENYON, Bury, Lancaster, Apr 15. V.C. Malins. Stapleton, Stamford

Woodcock, Bury SPENCER, JOHX, Wood green, Gent. Apr 9. Harmer v Spencer, BRIERLEY, WILLIAM KENYON, Bury, Lancaster, Draper. Apr 15. V.C. Hall. Montagu, Bucklersbury

Woodcock, Bury SULLIVAN, DAVID, Englefield rd. Mar 31. Sullivan v Sullivan, V.C. CARRIGAN, William PercivAL, Ramsgate, Kent, Retired Paymaster Bacon. Beall, Queen Victoria st

R.N. Apr 10. Hubbard, Chancery lane [Gazette, Mar. 15.]

CRAGG, SAMUEL, Everton, nr Liverpool, Retired Blockmaker. Apr

20. Banks and Kendall, Liverpool

CROSSLEY, REBECCA, Halifax. May 7. Sutcliffe, Hebden Bridge CREDITORS UNDER 22 & 23 VICT. CAP. 25.

Elias, TIOMAS, Bedwellty, Monmouth, Agent. Mar 31. Morgan, LAST DAY OF CLAIM.

Chi CAP. 25. Cardiff

FREEMAN, Henry, Desford, Leicester, Farmer. Apr 1, Miles and ANDREWS, JOSEPH, Newmarket St Mary, Suffolk, Builder. April 1. Co, Leicester Fenn, Newmarket

GEAKE, THOMAS Robert, Yeovil, Somerset, Cabinet Maker. Mar 25. BAIRSTOW, Joseph, Blackpool, Lancaster, Innkeeper. March 23. Newman and Co, Yeovil Charnley and Finch, Blackpool

GREENWOOD, ELIZABETH, Stone Bower in Burton, York. Nov 30. BICKHAM, CATHERINE, Milverton, Somerset. April 30. Payne, Mil Hartley, Settle verton

HALE, FORD, Albert sq, Clapham, Gent. Apr 11. Kempster, Lower ROWYER, MARY ANN, Worcester. April 2. Hill, Worcester

Kennington lane BROWN, ELIZABETH, Clifton, Rotherham. April 30. Badgers and HAMMOND, EMILY, Yeovil, Somerset. Apr 2. Newman and Co, Co, Rotherham

Yeovil Brown, John, Abchurch lane, Banker. June 3. Bristow, John st, HANSON, WILLIAM, East Moulsey, Surrey, Coal Merchant. Apr 25. Adelphi

Cann and Son, Fenchurch st BURLS, ELIZABETH, Maida vale, Kilburn, May 2. Miller, Sherborne | HUTCHINSON, SARAH, Moss Side, Manchester. Apr 18. Chapman lane

and Co, Manchester BUTCHER, JAMES, Blackpool, Lancaster, Licensed Victualler, March JONES, Arthur, Queen st, Mayfair. Apr 9. Button and Co, Hen23. Charnley and Finch, Blackpool

rietta st, Covent garden CAMITIAN, SERGIUS, Liverpool, Tobacco Manufacturer. March 17. JONES, MATTHEW, Carshalton, Surrey, Corn Merchant. Apr 14. Oliver and Co, Liverpool

Saxelby and Faulkner, Ironmonger lane CARR, WILLIAM, Blackpool, Lancaster, Livery Stable Keeper. March MACKENZIE, MURDO, Ullapool, Ross-shire, Esq. March 25. Johnson 23. Charnley and Finch, Blackpool

and Co, Austinfriars CLARKE, WILLIAM PEDDER, Greenhill, Bassenthwaite, Cumberland, | MILLER, GEORGE, Brentre, Gloucester, Esq. Apr 30. Meade-King Esq. May 2. Cookson and Co, New sq, Lincoln's inn

and Bigg, Bristol CORPE, RICHARD, Fulmer, Bucks, Gent. June 1. Philbrick and MORLEY, Joun, sen, Gt Fenton, Stafford, Potter. Apr 17. Julian, Corpe, Austinfriars

Burslem CRUTCHLEY, THOMAS, Hastings, Sussex, Licensed Victualler. May

s, Sussex, Licensed Victualler. May | NORRIS, SAMUEL HOLKER, Altrincham, Chester, Esq. Apr 30. Cun4. Smallman,Q ueen st, Cheapside

liffe and Co, Manchester DALTON, EDWARD TUITE, Queen Anne's Mansions, St James's park, NOWLAN, JAMES CHARLES, Chorlton cum Hardy, nr Manchester,

Major General in the Army. April 27. Farrer and Co, Lincoln's Esg. Apr 25. Grundy and Son, Manchester

inn fields DE WINTON, HERBERT WILLIAM, Clifton, Bristol, Esq. April 30.

PARTINGTON, JOIN, Worsley, Lancaster. Apr 30. Atkinson and

Co, Manchester Bush and Cross, Bristol

PEILL, SARAH, Ealing green, Ealing. Apr 11. Johnson and Master, DRINKWATER, JOSEPH, Whaley Bridge, Chester, Gent. April 19. Southampton buildings, Chancery lane Fox, Manchester

PILKINGTON, THOMAS, Crook Hey Leyland, nr Preston, Lancaster, GOSLING, JAMES, Ickleton, Cambridge, Gent. June 28. Thurgood Gent. Apr 25. Brewis, St Helen's

and Cox, Saffron Walden HAES, EDWARD ELEY, Throgmorton avenue, Stockbroker. April 20.

RODGERS, WILLIAM, Burslem, Stafford, Butty Collier. Apr 4. Julian,

Burslem
Walter and Durham, Kingston on Thames
HALL, Maria, Southport. April 5. Welsby and Co, Southport

Roose, BENJAMIN, Frondeg, Anglesea, Solicitor. Apr 2. Griffith

Holyhead

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