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Littlewood, Leonard, Great Yarmouth, Linen Draper. May 30 at

12 at Inns of Court Hotel, Holborn. Bavin and Davnes, Norwich Longman, Henry Hodges, Gloucester, Grocer. May 20at 11 at offices

York, 9, Berkeley at, Gloucester Loriiner, David Young, High Bt, Acton, Grocer. May 26 at 2 30 at

Creditors' Association, 6, Arthur st East. Reynolds, FurnivaVs

inn

Macfarlane. Ralph Erskine, Derby, Commission Agent. May 26 at 3 at the Lemperance Hotel, 7, Corn Marl et, Derbv. Close, Derby •■'■■■■'•« George, Huddersfield, Draper. May 27 at 3 at offices of

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Milneo and Swift, 16, New st, Huddersfield Manship, Samuel, Leicester, Provision Dealer. May30at3at offices

of Hincks, Bowling green st, Leicester Mordecai, Kvan, Llantrissan, Glamorgan, Labourer. May 27 at 3 at

offices of Williams, 11, Ponuel sq, Pontypridd Moreton, Ernest, Derby, Grocer. Juno 1 at 3 at. offices of Moody, 20,

Corn Market, Derby Munford, James, East Dereham, Norfolk, Builder. May 23 at 12 at

offices of Bavin and Davnes, 11. Exchange st, Norwich Musson, Thomas Bailey, Bucknall. Yorkard, Nottingham, Joiner.

May 55 at 3 at offices of Belk, Middle pavement, Nottingham Naylor, Thomas, Wigan, Lancaster, Boot and Shoe Maker. May 26

at 3 at offices of Scott and EUis, Arcade-buildings, King st,

Wigan

Nenve, Alfred, James, Kingston, Surrey, Auctioneer, May 29 at Griffin Hotel, Kingston-upon-Thames, in lieu of the place originally, named

Newbery, Johnn, Rotherham, York, Boot and Shoe Dealer. May 27 vt 3 at offices of Clegg and Sons, Victoria rhmbrs, Figtree lane, Sheffield

Newell, Freeman, Fletton, Huntingdon, Commercial Traveller. May 20 at 8 at offices of Deacon and Wilkins, Crosst st, Peter

Newland, Joseph. Shipton-on-Stour, Worcester, out of business. May 20 at 2 at George Hotel, Skipston-on-Stour. Barkes, Moreton-in-Marsh

O'Brien, John, Birkenhead, Chester, Provision Bealer. May 21 at

3 at offices of Thompson, Hamilton st, Birkenhead Owens, William, Thomas, Everton, Liverpool, Muilder. May 25

at 2 otofflces of Knowles, Cook st, Liverpool Peddelty, George, Bishop Aucland, Idnkeeper. May 26 at 7.30 at

offices of Ldgar, Silver st, Bishop Aucland Pickles. Joe, Birkenshaw, nr Leeds, out of business. May 27 at 11

at offices of Baker, Aldermanbury, Bradford Pointing, Charles, Birmingham, Chair Manufacturer. May 26 at 3

at officos of Jaques, Temple row, Birmingham Priestley, Samuel, Llanfrissant, Glamorgan, Colliery Proprietor.

Mav 24 at 2.30 at Royal Hotel, Cardiff. James and Co, Merthyr

Tydfil

Rivett, Alfred, Egremont, Chester, Farmer. May 27 at 1 at offices

of Pennock and Guest, Sweeting lane, Liverpool Roberts, Robert, Handy Cross, High Wycombe, Bucks, Farmer.

May 30 at 3 at offices of Woolls and Co, High st, Uxbridgo Ryder, William, Newton Abbot, Auctioneer. May 27 at 11 at Craven

Hotel, Craven st, Strand. Baker and Watts Scholes, Samuel, Dewsbury, Joiner. May 20 at 10.30 at offices of

Ridgway and Ridgway, Dewsbury Shackleton. William Heaton, John Tomlinson, and Holmes Smith,

Morton, York, Stuff Manufacturers. May 30 at 12 at offices of

Watson and Dickons, Cheapsiile. Bradford Sherratt, William, Wrexham, Solicitor. May 20 at 2 at 23, Regent

st, Wrexham. Sherratt, Birkenhead Slack, Ardern Holme, Fcncburch st. Wine Merchant. May 31 at 2

at nffices of Plews and Co. Mark lane Smith, Anne Ashton, Bristol, Pnrk Butcher. May 20 at 11 at offices

of Ward, Albion chbrs, Bristol Smith, Henry Moreton, Nottingham, Ironmonger. June 3 at 11 at

offices of Martin and Son, Low pavement, Nottingham Smith, Thomas, Bury St Edmunds, Music Seller. June -i at 12 at

Guildhall, Bury St Edmunds. Salmon aud Son, Bury St

Edmunds , Snelgrove, George. Yeovil, Innkeeper. May 20 at 1 at Grand

Hntel, Broad st, Bristol. Ames, Fromo : Spencer, Joseph, Ashhy-de-la-Znucb, Leicester, Draper. May 26 at

11 at offices of Fisher and Co, Ashby-de-la-Zouch . Stebbing, Zachariah, Burv St Edmunds, Painter. May 26 at 12 at

Guildhall, Bury St Edmunds Stevenson, James, Chester, Grocer. May 27 at 1 at offices of

Roose and Price, North John st, Liverpool. Kelly and Keene,

Mold

Stokes, Alfred, Tipton, Stafford, Boot Dealer. May 25 at 11 at offices

of Stokes, Bennett's hill, Birmingham Stono, Kate, Newport, Isle of Wright, Saddler, May 31 at 11 at

offices of Edmondsand Co, Cheapside. Beckingsale, Newport Strickland, William, jun. Mold, Flint. Boot Maker. May 25 at 2 at

Albion Hotel, Chester. Roberts, Mold Taylor, George, Leighton Bnz.znrd, Bedford, Land Steward. May 25

at 3 at officos of Willis, High st, Leighton Buzzard Thompson, George, Darlington, Durham, Butcher. May 20 at 3 at

offices of Wilkes and Wilkes, Nortbgato, Darlington Thwaites. John Mitchell, Carlisle, Woollen Manufacturer. May 20 at

11 at offices of Murray, Scotch st, Carlisle Tingey, George Edward, Harpend^n, Hertford, of no occupation.

May 21 at 12 at the Railway Hotel, Hurpcnden. Ewen and Roberts,

Luton

Tituuu*, William, St Albans, Hertford, Paintor. May 28 at 3 at offices of Simpson and Co, St Peter st, St Albans

Toby, William Henry Whcaton, Beaminstcr, Dorset, Hemp Manufacturer. Mny 21 at 12 at the Choughs Hotel, Yeovil. Toby,

Exeter

Tritsclilen, Andrew, Scarborough. York, Clock Maker. May 25 at 3.30 at Abbott's North Eastern Hotel, York. Guy and Williamson, Scarborough

Underwood, William, Bradford, York, Grocer. May 5t at 3 at offices of the Creditors Associition, Godwin st, Bradford

Vaton, Emite, Fleet st, Commission Agent. June 2 at 3 at offices of Cooper, Lincoln's inn fields

iWatwoii, James, Bntlcy, York, out of business. May 28 at II at George Hotel, Wellington st, Ilanley. Ridgway and Ridgway

Welch, Henry, St George, Gloucester, Glazier. May 21 at 12 at office

of Ebsery, Nicholas st, Bristol White, Jeremiah, Allcrton, Bradford, York, Drysalter. May 2G atll

at offices of Singleton, New Booth st, Bradford Whitelaw, John, and John Ewing, Carlisle, Wool Spinners. MaTft

at 3 at Bush Botel, Carlisle. Wannop, Carlisle Wilford, Charles, Winslow, Buckingham, Grocer. May30at I at Bell

Hotel, Winslow. Willis, Winslow Williams, Morgan, Swansea, Draper. May 21 at 11 at offices of Lai].

bury and Co, Cheapside. Smith and Lawrence, Swansea Willmer, Phillis, Kemp Town, Brighton, Cowkeeper. May 31 at 3

at 2, Church place, Kemp Town. Arnold, Townhall chambers,

Southwark

Wills, Elias, and Thomas John Wills, Bristol, Curriers. May 21 at! at offices of Brown, Corn st, Bristol

Winterlmttom. Johnson, and Hugh Winterbottom, Manchester, Coal Merchant. May 31 at 3 at Mitro Hotel, Cathedral gates, Manchester. Bradbury, Ashton-nndcr-Lyne

Wray, Joseph Champney, Kingston-upon-Hull, Draper. May 25 at 3 at offices of Pickering, Parliament st, Kingston-upon-Hail. Laverack, Hull

Wynne, Thomas, Waterloo, nr Liverpool, Rigger. May 25 at 2.30 at

offices of Knowles, Cook st, Liverpool Young, William, Leek, Stafford, Silk Manufacturer. May 26 at II

at the Union buildings. Market street. Leek. Challinor and

Co, Leek

TuHsnvr, May 17, 1881. Adams, George William, Chrisp st, Poplar, Boot Manufacturer.

Juno 1 at 3 at offices of Dear, Gresham st • Ballard, Frank, Horsham, out of businoss. June 2 at 2 at offices of

Moss, Gracechurch st Bellin, William James, Hanley, Provision Dealer. May 26 at 11.3c*

at officeB of Paddock and Son, Old Hall st, Hanley BenBley, Henry, and Henry Bensley, jun. Bridge rd, Baueraea,

Builders. May 20 at 2 at Guildhall Tavern, Gresham at. Girdlestone, Albany ct yd, Piccadilly Best, Sealy James, and William Joseph Marshall, Hickman's folly,

Dockhead, Engineers. Juue 2 at 2 at Guildhall Coffee House,

Gresham st. Bradley, Mark lane By ford, James, Bradfleld, Essex, Butcher. June 10 at 1 at Cricketers

Arms Inn, Manningtree. Pollard, Ipswich Chapman, John, and John 'Williams, Cardiff, Ironfounders. May

28 at 11 at offices of Horn, St Mary st, Cardiff. Dalton and Co,

Cardiff

Coulthart, George, Liverpool, Draper. June 1 at 12 at offices of

Carruthers, Lord st, Liverpool Cowper, George, Exhall, Warwick, Farmer, June 1 at 11.30 at

Seven Stars inn, Stratford-on-Avon. Warden C.taske, William Ireland, Foulsham, Norfolk, Farmer. May 2Sat 2

at offices of Blake and Co, The Chantry, Theatre st, Norwich Cripps, Thomas Richard John, Gt Wukering, tlssex. Blacksmith.

May 31 at 11 at offices of Wood and Son, Rochford Daniell, John, Hornsey rd, Business Transfer Agent. May 25 at 11 nt offices of Meeres and Co, Southampton bldgs, Chaueery-Iaue. Dobson, Minories Daniels, George, Rollesby, Norfolk, Farmer. May 31 at 2 at offices

of Coaks and Co, Bank plain, Norwich Darby, Benjamin, Sraethwick, Stafford, Labourer. June 3 at 11 at

offices of Shakespeare, Church st, Oldbury Darlington, William, Newton-by-Middlewich, Chester, Salt Boiler.

Jnno 8 at 3 at offices of Cooke, Middlewich Davenport. Charle?, Stantliorno, nr Middlewich, Chester, Farmer.

June 8 at 12 at offices of Cooke, Middlewich. Davies, Benjamin, Burford and Green, Salop, Fanner. May 30 at

1 at Norton Arms Hotel, Knighton. Andrews, Leominster Eden, Christopher, Earl's Court rd, South Kensington, Boot Mannfacturer. June 2 at 2 at offices of Charles Woodley, Guildhall chmbrs, Bosinghall st. Brown, Basinghull st. Edmonds, Sydney, Broad st, Golden sq, Provision Merchant. May 21 at U at officosof Conrad aud Co, Theobold's rd, Gray'ainn. Hope, Bell yard. Fleet st Escott, Samuel Alfred, Exeter, Refreshment House Keeper. Jane 1

at 11 at offices of Campion, Bedford circus, Exeter Garrard, Alfred, Henisley ter, Hackney, Bool Manufacturer. May 25 at 3 at offices of Liquidation Company, Finabury pavement. Brett, Mincing luuo Grteuheard, Cnar'.es Edward, Stamford st, Black friars, Musician*

June 2 at 2 at Cheapside Holder Gregory, Charles, Leicester, out of business. June 1 at 3 at offices

of Buckby, Millstone st, Leicester Grieve, George Morley, Liver]>ool, Provision Dealer. May 31 at 2 at

offices of Cox, Dale st, Liverpool Griffiths, Thomas, Wootton, Wellington, Hereford, Farmer. May 31

at 11 at offices of Humfrys. Bridge st, Horeford Harvey, Charles Philip, Bow rd, Clothier. May 25 at 3 at offices of

Bamett, Palmerston bldgs, Old Broad st Haworth, Robert Seel, Crewe, Cheater, Clogger. May 27 at 11 at

offices of Hill, Market st, Crewe Haworth, Titus, Burnley, Grocer. May 25 at 3 at Rawliiuson's Temperance Hotel, St James's row, Burnley. Sutcliffe, Bornley Hayues, Frederick, March, Cambridge, Tailor. May 31 at 13.30 at Great Northern Hotel, Peterborough. Sidney and OUanl, Wisbech St Peters Heaseltfon, John, Moss Side, Manchester, Grocer. May 30 at 11 at

offices of Leyland, Moeloy st, Manchester Higdon, Robert, jun. King st, Snow hill, Baker. June 2 at 3 at

offices of Woodroffe, Gt Dover et, Southwark Hill, John, Greenlieys, Manchester, Fruiterer. June 1 at 3 at offices

of Peacock and Gracie, Cross st, Manchester Hohnen, Alexander, Clarendon st, Caniborwell New rd, Baker. May

30 at, 3 at offices of Wild and Co, Ironmonger lane, Cheapside Holiest, William, Collingwood terrace, Battersea, Oil and Colour Man. May 31 at 3 at offices of Wolferstan and Co, Ironmonger lane

Horsfall, John, Wnlsden, nr Todmorden, Lancaster, Mill ManagiT. May 28 at 11 at offices of Eastwood, Muaonic Mali, Todmorden

Hove, Eugene Van, South Norwood, Surrey, Professor of Language*. June 2 at 3 at offices of Saxelby and Faulkner, North end, Croydon

Ho^t, Henry, Warrington, Lancaster, Provision Dealer. May 26 at 11 at offices of Addeubrooke, Bank chmbrs, Winwick st, Warrington

Humphreys, Thomas, Longton, Stafford, Grocer. May 31 at 11 at

offices of Tennant and Co, Cheapside, Hanlcy Jackson, Thomas, Scarborough, York, Physician. May 27 at 3 at

offices of Cornwall and Watts, Queen st, Scarborough Jones, Lewis, Holywell, Flint, Collecter to a Life Assurance Society.

Jrnie H at !i at offices of Cope, Holywell Jones, Louisa, Carmarthen, Printer. May 30 at 10.30 at offices of

Thomas and Brown, Lower Market st, Carmarthen Keal, Thomas, jun, Boston, Lincoln, Butcher. May 30 at 12 at

offices of Thomas, Emery lane, Boston Kiogerley, Joseph, Parson Drove, Cambridge, Farmer. May 30 at

3 at the Swan Inn, Parson Drove. Ollard, Wisbech Latham, Samuel, Congleton, Chester, Currier. May 30 at 11 at

offiies of Cooper, Park st, Congleton Lnwrence, Alfred, Liverpool, Fishmonger. May 26 at 3 at offices of

liartlett. Dale st, Liverpool Leach, Robert, Hey wood, Lancaster, Butcher. May 30 at 3 at offices

of Andcrton and Donnelly, Garden st, Bury Louis, Frederick Marcus, Bishopsgate st, Without, Picture Frame Manufacturer. May 23 at 11 at offices of Ratcliffe, Bishopsgate st Within * Makepeace, John, Warwick, Grocer. May 31 at 3 at offices of Overell and Son, Warwick st, Leamington Marriott, William Robert, Nottingham,".Veterinary Surgeon. June 8 at 3 at Assembly rooms, Low Pavement, Nottingham. Cranch and Stroud, Nottingham McCall, James, Wrexham, Denbigh, Draper. Juno 3 at 11 at Wellington Hotel Nicholas croft, Manchester Moore, Frederick James Studley, Warwick, Draper. May 30 at 3 at

offices of Fallows, Cherry st, Birmingham O'Donoghue, Curnelius, Barnsley, York, Clogger. May 30 at 11 at

offices of Marshall and Ownsworth, Church st, Barnsley Oppcnnaun, Carl John David, Lcyton. Essex, Watch Manufacturer.

May 25 at 4 at offices of Canwarden, Old Jewry Oram. Frederick, Crate, nr Devizes, Wilts, Dealer. June 2 at 10 at 36

St John st, Devizes. Butcher Price, James, Bishopston, Gloucester, Fishmonger. May 31 at 2 at

offices of Mosely, Clare st, Bristol Prime, Horace George, Nottingham, Fancy Draper. May 31 at 4 at

offices of Barlow, St Peter's Church walk, Nottingham Eaithby, John, Sutton-in-the-Marsh, Lincoln, Farmer. May %l at

10 at Red Lion Hotel, Alford. Bassitt Ransnn, James, Leeds, Potato Merchant. May 30 at 11 at offices of

JenkiiiRon, Albion et, Leeds Ravenscroft, Frederick James, Regent st, Lace Merchant. May 31

at 3 at 145, Cheapsido. Herbert, Vigo st, Regent st Beeve, Ernest, Queen's rd, Peckham, Upholsterer. May 25 at 2 at

offices of Terry, King st, Cheapside Beeve, Thomas, Stow, Norfolk, out of business. June 1 at 12 a? County Court House, Downham Market. Reed and Waynian, Downham Market Reynish, Thomas, and John Cornish, Cardiff, General Drapers.

May 2s at 11 at Globe Hotel, Angel at, Cardiff. Davie, Wellington Richardson, John, ^Vnrrington, Lancaster, Painter. May 31 at 3

at offices of Davics and Co, Market pi, Warrington Rotwrts, Richard, Cardiff, Builder. June 1 at 11 at Royal Hotel,

St Mary at, Cardiff. Cousins, Cardiff Robertson, Henry, Kidderminster, General Dealer, May 30 at 3 at

offices of Thursfield, Swan st, Kidderminster Robinson, Joseph, Grantham, Lincoln, Boiler Maker. Juno 2 at

12 at ctHces of Schofiold, St. Peter's-lrill, Grantham Robinson, Thomas Kdward, Brighouse, Halifax, Bcerseller. June 3

at 3 at offices of Chambers ana Chambers, Brighouse Routledge, Isaac Bird, Carlisle, Tea Dealer. May 31 at 11 at offices

of Murray, Scotch st, Carlisle Seeley, John. Red ditch, Worcester, Beer Retailer. May 30 at 11.30

at offices of Powell and Browett, Ann st, Birmingham Sh&cklcton, William Heaton, John Tomlinson, and Holmes Smith, Morton, Bingley, York, Stuff Manufacturers. May 30 at 12.15 at offices of Watson and Dickons, Cheapside, Bradford Shepherd. John, Treneglos, Cornwall, Clerk in Holy Orders. June 1 at 2 at the King's Arms Hotel, Launce.stou. Cowlard and Cowlard, Lancaster Shilston, Joseph, Spring st, Paddington, Builder. May 21 at 3 at the Great Western Royal Hotel, Craven rd, Paddington. Fox, St, Mary's sq, Paddington Siddall, James, Bolton Brew, Sowcrby Bridge, Halifax Commission

Agent. May 28 at 3 at offices of Storey, King st, Halifax Jsoutheard, William Bennett, Swansea, Gn>cor. May 25 at 2 at offices

of Lovett, Duke st, Cardiff. Smith and Lawrence, Swansea Stallard, George, Worle, Somerset, outo* business. June 1 at 3 at

offuvs '*f Smith, Sydenham terrace, Weston-super-Mare Stamford, Joseph, Beverley, Builder. June 1 at 11 at offices of

Shepherd and Co, Lairgate, Beverley Stokes, Thomas, Evesham, Worcester, Coach Builder. May 30 at 11

at offices of Tree and Son, High st, Worcester Tanton. Charles, Bethereden, Kent, Grocer. May 27 at 2 at offices of

Hallett and Co, Bankst, Ashford Thibaut, Theophile, Kidderminster, Teacher of Languages. May 30 at 3.30 at offices of Corbet and Co, Church st, Kidderr

Harry, Edgware rd, Sewing Machine Agent. May 30 at —e Guildhail Tavern, Gresham st. Young, Newgate st Thorp. Robert John, Bristol, Fancy Draper. May 2S at 11 at ofiiccs of

Sibly, Exchange WeBt, Bristol Turner, Thomas, Calverley, York, Auctioneer. May 31 nt 10.30 at

offices of Cross, Parkinson's chmbrs, Market st, Bradford Clmer, Aloyse, Landport, Hants, Egg Merchant. May 31 at 2 at

offices of Blake, Ordnance row, Portsea Vauphan. David, Oswestry, Salop, Innkeeper. May 23 at 11 at offico

<>t Morris and Sons. Swan hill, Shrewsbury Wade, Edwin, Bowling, Bradford, Farmer. May 27 at 3 at offices

of Browning, Queen's gate, Bradford Walton, Richard, Conway, Boot Manufacturer. May 2fi at 12 at Queen's* Hotel, Chester. Jones, Conway

Watson, John, Wbrsbrough Bridge, nr Barnsley, Corn Miller. Juno

1 at 2 at offices of Maddison, Church st, Barnsley Watts, William, Great Yarmouth, Dyer, June 1 at 10.30 at offices of

Sayer, Hall quay, Gt Yarmouth Webb, Sampson James, Aston, nr Birmingham, Nickel Refiner.

June 7 at 12 at offices of Rowlands and Co, Cobnore row, B irniing

ham

Webster, Robert James, Walthamstow, Builder. May 24 at 11 at Mason's Hall Tavern, Mason's avenue, Basinghall st. Hope, Bell yd, Fleet st

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LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY.

U FLEET STREET, LONDON.

TRUSTEES. The Right Honourable BARON CAMPBELL. The Right Honourable VISCOUNT CRANBROOK. The Honourable VICE-CHANCELLOR Sir CILARLES HALL. Tho Honourable Mr. JUSTICE MANISTY. WILLIAM FREDERICK HIGGINS, Esq. EDMOND ROBERT TURNER, Esq.

DIRECTORS.

Holdsworth Hunt, Esq.
John James Johnson, Esq., Q.C.
William Rolle Malcolm, Esq.
Richard Nicholson, Esq.
Charles Mauley Smith, Esq.
John Swift, Esq.
John Marmaduko Teesdale, Esq.
Edward Tompson, Esq.
Sir William Henry Walton.
Arnold William White, Esq.
Charles Norris Wilde, Esq.
Basil Thomas Woodd, Esq.

Edward Bailey, Esq.
Francis Thomas Bircham, Esq.
The Hon. Hallyburton G.

Campbell.
John Clerk, Esq., Q.C.
Frederick George Davidson, Esq.
John Deedos, Esq.
William James Farrcr, Esq.
Henry Ray Freshflcld, Esq.
The Hon. Alfred E. Gathorne

Hardy.

Sir Farrer Herschell, Q.C, M. F.
William Frederick Higgins, Esq.

Invested assets on 31st Dec, 1980 £5,404,488

Income for tho yoar 1880 £480,432

Amount paid in claims to 31st Dec. last .. .. £12,642,214 Reversionary Bonuses allotted for tho five j'cars

ended 31st Dec, 1870 £675,853

Ag«regato Reversionary Bonuses hitherto allotted £0,11)8,991 The Expenses of Management (including commission) are under 4£ per cent, of the annual income

Attention is specially directed to tho revised Prospectus of the Society ; to tho new rates of premium, which are materially lower for young lives than heretofore; to the new conditions as to extended limits of free travel and residence; and to the reduced rates of extra Premium.

Loans aro granted on security of Life interests and Reversions in connexion with policies of assurance. Prospectus and Form of Proiwsal will be sent on application.

GRIFFITH DAVIES, Actuary.

pEOYIDENT LIFE OFFICE

ForiDED 1S0B.

50, REGENT STREET, and 14, CORNHILL, LONDON.

Existing Assurances exceed £0,500,000

Invested Funds 2,124,711

Annual Income 270,852

Claims Paid exceed 6,500,000

Bonuses Declared 2,342,000

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1879. 1S80.

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Income 273,084 270,852

Invested Funds 2,077,215 2,124,711

CHARLES STEVENS, Secretary.

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ATIONAL LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY, FOR

MUTUAL ASSURANCE.

Hoad Office: 2, KING WILLIAM STREET, LONDON, E.C. Established 1830.

DlKKCTOBS.

President—Sir HENRY W. TYLER, M.P
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R. P. Caebw Hunt, Esq. Fikdhick Lock, Esq. John Nicholas, Esq. Henky Pollock, Esq. The Hon. Gebald C. Talbot. )cgin with, and by the application , m Class B, arc gradually rodnced until they are extinguished altogether; a result which, judging of the futnro from the expenenco of the past, may bo expected to be attained in tho cases of lives of medium ago in about 20 years from tho time an Assurance is effected; after which the further profits assigned to a Policy arc applied in making additions to tho Sum Assured.

ASSURANCE FUND £770 000

ANNUAL INCOME liolooo

CLAIMS PAID. 1,5*0 000

AMOUNT ASSURED 2|4G0/)00

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Chairman—James Cuddox, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, Goldsmith.

building, Temple. Deputy-Chairman—C. Pkmbkbtojt, Esq. (Lee & Pembcrtons), Solicitor, 44, Lincoln's-inn-fields. Every description of Fire and Life Insurance business transact*!. Whole World and Unconditional Life Policies granted at a slight'.? increased rate of Premium.

Policies of Insurance f/ranicd against the contingency nf lints at moderate rates of Premium.

Advances made on Mortgage of Life Interest and Reversions, whether absolute or contingent.

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IJ WIDOWS and FAMILIES of SOLICITORS in tho MKTROPOLIS and VICINITY (instituted 1817).—The ANNUAL GENERAL COURT will be hold at the Hall of tho Incorporated Law Society, on Thursday, tho 20th May, inst.

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By order of the Board,

A. B. CARPENTER, Secretary. Devereux-buildings, Devereux-court, Temple, W.C. loth May, 1881.

MELBOURNE, VICTORIA.

'PHE TRUSTEES, EXECUTORS, and AGENCY

L COMPANY (Limited). Incorporated and empowered Inspecial Act of tho Parliament of Victoria, No. 614, intituled "Aii Act to confer Powers upon tho Trustees, Exocutora, and Agency Company (Limited)."

DIRECTORS.

The Hon. SIR CHARLES SLADEN, K-C.M.G-, Chairman.
D. McARTHUR, Esq., late Inspector Bank of Australasia, Vicc-
Ch airman.

John Benn, Esq. (Grice, Sumner, and Company).
The Hon James Balfour (E. Henty and CompauV).
F. R. Godfrey, Esq.

W. Tcmpleton, Esq., Mnnnging Director.

Subscribed capital liabilitv, ,£150,000, with power to increase up tr> £l,J00,000.

Bankers—Bank of Australasia, Melbourne, and its Branches.

This Company is empowered in its corporate, capacity to act&s trustee, executor, or administrator, receiver, committee under He Lunacy Statute, or as agent for trustees, executors, or adminiscnttors, or for principals, who, from absence, ill-health, or other cause*, are unable or unwilling- to act for themselves, and in this capacity will receive and pay over, as directed, legacies, annuities, dividend*., rent?, interest on debentures or mortgages, and will buy, sell, or le: landed property, &c.

The Company will also invest money, negotiate loans, buy nr sell shares, effect insurances, and act generally as agent, as well in Melbourne lis in country districts.

The Company derives its profits entirely from commission business, a very important element in estimating'its security.

Any farther information can bo obtained at the office of the Company's agents in England, Messrs. Sluden & Mackenzie, 1, Delahays reet, Westminster, Solicitors.

'TO SOLICITORS.—The Freeholder of Uaincum

l_ t bered Estate in active development wishes to arrange with Solicitor to make temporary advances to Builders in consideration of liberal bonus and all legal business in connection with leases.— Mr. Ghaham, Architect, 5, Air-street, Piccadilly.

THE BON MARCHE PROPERTY REGISTER

I of Houses to be Let or Sold, Furnished and Unfurniahed, is circulated gratis by the Auction and Estate Agency Department, lion MarchV-, Brixton, London, S.W. Parties seeking residences will find this list concise, correct, and of great assistance.

TO BE DISPOSED OF, the Property of a Solicitor retiring, a complete Set of the LAW REPORTS, 1966—SO, in calf. A fine copy.—Address, Lkx, care of Win. Clowes A Sons, Limited, 51, Carey-street, W.C.

£40,000 Readv for Investment on Freehold, or firstrate Leasehold House Property. Principals or their Solicitors only need apply.—Address, Eustace Wii. Owlis, 22, Chancerylane, London, W.C.

FOR SALE.—Valuable Reports, including LAW JOURNAL, for last fourteen years, and also Text Books, in number 175, in new condition, Prico 1*50. List will be subniitu X— A. B., U, Florence-street, Islington.

TO TRUSTEES with Power of Purchase.—A first-class Investment for about £20,000 to £36,000, with a certain rise in Capital and Income.—For particulars apply t° Messrs. Pkiuii & Nkwsox, Land Agents, 57, Lincoln's-inn-fields* London.

LONDON. MAY 28, 1881.

CONTENTS.

CrtmssT Topics 556

Statement or Thb Coksidebatioit Its Bills or Sale 657

Tee Irish Labd Bill 558

Casks Op The Week

Knaproan v. Wreford 659

Lyon r. Twcddell 669

Rawson v. Fatten 660

Dicks v. Yates 660

Stnckey v. Warton '. 560

Emden v. Carte 560

Healcy v. Bates 660

Fowler v. Murray 661

Bainbrigge v. Browne • 661

Casks Bbtobb Thb Babkbuptcy Rboistbabs:

Ex parte Vale, Be Bannister 661

Re Warren 662

Solicitobs* Cases • 662

High Couht or Justicb 663

Societies 563

Law Stcdebts' Jocbval 568

Legal Appointments 669

Companies - •• 569

Obitcakt 670

Cbiditoks' Claims 570

Legislation op The Wbek 571

Ligal News ... • 671

Coot Papxbs 672

Lobdox Gazettes, &c, &c - .- • 574

CASES REPORTED In The WEEKLY REPORTER.

Barter * Co. v. Dubeux (App.) 622

Corry v. Great Western Railway Company (App.) 623

Guardians of the Hoilingbourn Union, Appellants; Guardians

of the West Ham Union, Respondents (Q.B.Div.) 629

Guardians of the Ploroesgate Union, Appellants; Guardians of

the West Ham Union, Respondents (Q.B.Div.) 630

Kinsman v. Rouse (Ch.Div. M.R.) 627

Lister, Bx parte. In re Halberstamm (App.) 621

Metropolitan Asylums District Managers, The, v. Hill and others

(Second Appeal) (H.L.) 617

B&msden v. Veates (Q.B.Div.) 628

Richardson, Appellant; Saunders, Respondent (Q.B.Div.) .... 631

Taylor v. Pedo (Ch.Div.. Fry, J.) 627

Thorpe v. Bestwick (Q.B.Div.) 631

Wade 4 Thomas, In re (Ch.Div. M.R.) 625

White ud Co, Ex parte. In re Gearing (Bkcy.) 632

Winkloy v. Winkley (Ch.Div. Fry, J.) 628

CURRENT TOPICS.

Lord Justice Baogalxat continues to make good progress towards recovery, but his medical advisers do not deem it prudent for him to resume his judicial duties until after the Whitsun vacation.

The Central Hall of the Royal Courts of Justice is making rapid progress towards completion. The groining of the roof or ceiling is about to be commenced, the stone arches between three pairs of buttresses being already finished. Above the groining there will be a elated roof protecting the work from the weather.

The Totjormtty of practice with reference to sitting on the Queen's birthday, which was last year established among all the courts, both of the Common Law and Chancery Divisions, is, we regret to say, this year to be departed from. We are informed that on Thursday last Lord Colzbidge announced that none of the courts of

the Queen's Bench Division would sit on the Queen's birthday. Up to Thursday we understand that no decision had been arrived at on the subject among the judges of the Chancery Division, but we believe it is probable that most of them will sit on Saturday.

In The Tear 1879, the Council of the Incorporated Law Society, after communicating with the Probate Registrars, sent a circular to the leading firms of law Btationers in London with reference to the transaction by them of non-contentious probate business as agents for solicitors. The council expressed their opinion that a law stationer who could bo proved to havo acted as the agent of a solicitor in a proceeding in the Probate Court under rule 2 of the Rules of 1862 was liable, under the Stamp Act, 1870 (section 59 and schedule) to a penalty of £50 ; and was further (under the Solicitors Act, 1860) guilty of a contempt of court, and liable to a further penalty of £50. The council in their circular asked the law stationers, in case they were not disposed to concur in this opinion, to agree with the council on some mode of obtaining a judicial determination of the question. In answer to this circular several law stationers expressed their intention of abandoning the practice, but some refused to do so, and declined to concur with the council in obtaining any decision as to its legality. The council subsequently commenced proceedings to recover penalties against some leading firms of law stationers, and there will be found in another part of our issue this week reports of the trial of two of these cases, in which it was arranged that formal judgment should be given for the plaintiffs for £50, so as to enable the defendants to go to the Court of Appeal. There can, we think, be little doubt that it is an infringement of the letter, as well as of the spirit, of the law that a law stationer should transact business in the Probate Registry as agent for a solicitor, and the practice has been condcmnec*. both by the Incorporated Law Society and by the Associated Provincial Law Societies. But so long as the profession countenance it, whatever may be the result of the present proceedings, means will doubtless be found by the law stationers of continuing the practice.

The Copyright in the Revised Version of the New Testament, so fsr as there is a copyright, has a very different position from that of the copyright in the Authorized Version. The copyright in the Authorized Version was originally in the Crown, the right being considered either as depending upon the circumstance of that translation having been made at the Crown's expense, or as arising out of the duty of the Crown to provide the people with a correct version. The right was denied in Ireland by Lord Chancellor Clare {Qrierson v. Jackson, Ir. T. R. 304); but has never been disputed in England since the ca6e of Universities of Oxford and Cambridge v. Nicholson (6 Ves. 278). The Crown, by letters patent, has, from time to time, vested its exclusive right of printing and selling the Scriptures in the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, concurrently with the Queen's Printer. The authors of the Revised Version have, as the public are informed in the preface, assigned the copyright to the Universities. Bnt how long does such copyright last f A private trans* lator cannot, of course, invest his work with that perpetuity of copyright which the law forbids, merely by an assignmenttoanundyingcorporation. Although there has been such an assignment, the Life of the assignor (or In the case of a joint translation the life of the longest liver of the translators) and seven years afterwards, or not less than forty-two y earsin all—not the life of the corporation— regulates the term of the copyright. There is, however, a statute passed in 1775 which, at first sight, seems to Test a perpetual copyright in the Universities. The Act 16 Geo. 3, c. 53, after reciting that "authors . . . may give the copies of books composed by them to or in trust for one of the two Universities, etc., and may direct that the profits arising from the printing and reprinting such books shall be applied ... as a fund for the advancement of learning and other beneficial purposes of education within the said Universities; and that whereas such useful purposes will frequently be frustrated unless the sole printing and reprinting of such books be preserved and secured to the said Universities in perpetuity"; provides that the said Universities shall have for ever tho sole liberty of printing and reprinting "' all such books as shall be bequeathed or otherwise given by the author or authors of the same respectively to or in trust for the said Universities." But this statute cau hardly avail to extend the copyright in the Revised Version, for in the first place it appears from the preface to that work that there was an " arrangement providing for the necessary expenses of the undertaking," aud in the next place the statute in terms applies to originals and not to translations.

A Question has already arisen whether the Revised Version of the New Testament may be used in churches when the second lesson comes to be read. It has been said that the Church of England has never tied herself down to a particular translation, although where the Bible forms a part of the Book of Common Prayer—as is the case with the Epistles and Gospels— t o old version must, by the very terms of the Act of Uniformity, be used to the letter. There is, however, direct authority for the proposition that even in the lessons the authorized version must be used. In Newbery v. Goodwin (1 Phil. 282), a suit was brought against a clergyman for (inter alia), "irregularities in reading the Holy Scriptures," and a monition was decreed against the defendant to refrain for the future from offending in the manner charged in the articles. Sir John Nicholls said: "The law directs that a clergyman is not to diminish, in any respect, or to add to, the prescribed form of worship. Uniformity in this respect is one of the leading characteristics of the Church of England. Nothing is left to the discretion or fancy of the individual. If any minister were to alter, omit, or add according to his own taste, this uniformity would soon be destroyed, and though the alteration might begin with small things, yet it would soon extend itself to more important changes in tho public worship of the Established Church, and even in the Scriptures themselves the most important passages might be materially altered under the notion of giving a more correct version, or omitted altogether as unauthorized interpolations." The principle of this case will, of course, hold good as regards any version not authorized, although produced under the authority of Convocation. The case appears to proceed upon the authority of the Canons. The 14th Canon prescribes that" all ministers shall observe the orders . . . prescribed in the Book of Common Prayer, as well in reading the Holy Scriptures, and saying of prayers, as in administration of the Sacraments, without either diminishing, in regard of preaching or in any other respect, or adding anything in the matter or form thereof." Canon 80 also directs that " if any parishes be yet unfurnished with the Bible of the largest volume, the churchwardens shall, within convenient time, provide the same at the like charge of the parish." Both these Canons clearly proceed on the assumption that, whether altered or not by authority from time to time, one uniform test shall be used at the same time.in all churches.

Consols Having Beached a price considerably above par, after allowing for accrued .interest, it becomes a matter of some importance to understand exactly the terms upon which these and other Government debts may be " paid off." The very numerous statutes authorizing the National Debt, mostly repealed by the Statute Law Revision Act, 1870 (33 & 34 Vict. c. 69), were recait and, as far as material re-enacted, by The National Debt Act, 1870 (33 & 34 Vict. c. 71), (passed during Mr. Gladstone's tenure of office), which is very precise. The 5th section provides that the annuities described in the first schedule to the Act shall form part of the National Debt, and " shall respectively continue redeemable by Parliament at the periods aud in the manner in the same schedule mentioned, at the rate of one hundred pounds for every one hundred pounds of the capital sums in respect whereof they are payable." The annuities described in the schedule are 3 per Cent. Consols, 3 per Cent. Reduced, New 3 per Cents. New 3} per Cents., and New 2} per Cents. Of those the New 3 per Cents, are redeemable at any time without previous notice, and the 3£ and 2J per Cents, (also without notice) at any time after the 5th of January, 1894. In speaking of redemption of the " New Threes " without notice, we merely mean that no notice is provided for by the Act of 1870, which follows faithfully in this respect the Act, 7 Vict.c. 4, by which these annuities were created. Probably however, the precedent of that Act, which allowed the holders of certain 3i per Cents, about six months to declare their option to be paid off or to accept the lowei rat9 of interest, would be followed in a greater or less degree; but an Act of Parliament would be necessary to provide for notice, to which the creditor scarcely appears to be entitled in strict law Those who buy 2| per Cents, at their present discount, therefore, may be paid off in fourteen years at a handsome premium. Consols and Reduced are redeemable at any time, subject to a peculiar "regulation" scheduled to the Act. By this regulation' (which follows, almost in terms, section 24 of the Act 25 Geo. 2, c. 28, which created the" Consolidated Fund " in 1751)theyare redeemable "atany timeon one year's notice, printed in the London Gazette, and affixed on the Royal Exchange in London, aud on repayment by Parliament, according to such notice, of the several sums, or any part thereof, for which the said several annuities, or either of them, are or is payable, by payments not leu than £500,000 at one time, in manner directed by any Act to be passed, and also on full payment of all arrears of the same annuities. Then, and not till then," proceeds the regulation with solemnity, "so much of the annuities as are attending on the principal sums so paid off shall cease, and be understood to be redeemed." It is not very easy to speculate upon the manner which would be directed "by an Act to be passed" for the redemption of part of a loan. All pnblio borrowers hitherto have, in redeeming, dealt with all the holders of a particular loan at once, giving them the option of taking their principali or receiving a lower rate of interest. We imagine, however, that the holders of any £500,000, or larger amount which Parliament might be pleased to pay off, could be selected at the absolute pleasure of Parliament, if it should not be deemed more convenient and equitable to proceed by a "drawing" for redemption. It may be mentioned that the holders of Consols amounted in 1885 to about 126,000 persons, and that the holders of "New Threes " amounted in the same year to about 85,000. (See McCulloch's Commercial Dictionary, tit. "Funds.")

The Complaint of Mr. Lewis Lewisohn against the Russian Government involves some important questions of international law. Mr. Lewisohn is a native of Hamburg, of Jewish extraction, but he is a naturalized Englishman, and carries on business in London. In August last he went to Russia on mercantile business, bearing a passport with, the signature of Lord Gbasviui

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