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Allen, James Key, Ryde, Isle of Wight, Confectioner. Nov 26 at 12 at offices of Harlow, Southampton bldgs, Chancery lane. Shutte,

Southampton Allnutt, Frank, Arlington rd, Camden Town, Author. Nov 29 at 2

at offices of Rae, Mincing lane Angless, Harry Edward, Lower Norwood, Cheesemonger. Dec 1 at

11 at offices of Swan, Camberwell New rd Attwood, Thomas, Birmingham, Photos

of Hawkes and Weekes. Temple st, Birmingham Bailey, Edward Frederick, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Innkeeper. Nov

25 at 3 at offices of Ashmall, Albion st, Hanley Baligau, Bernard, Burton-on-Trent, Licensed Victualler. Nov 26 at

2 at the George Hotel, Rugby. Ashmall, Hanley Barnes, Henry, Bramhall, Chester, Innkeeper. Dec 8 at 2.30 at the

Red Bull Inn, Lower Hillgate, Stockport. May, Macclesfield Barnett, John Henry, Copenhagen St, Barnsbury, Greengrocer. Nov 24 at 3 at offices of Norris, Southampton buildings, Chancery

lane Bennett, Charles, Leeds, Grocer. Nov 29 at 3 at offices of Craven,

East parade, Leeds Bensley, John Isaac Shanl, Gorleston, Suffolk, Licensed Victualler.

Dec 2 at 12 at the Hall Quay chambers, Great Yarmouth. Dow

sett Best, George, Bodmin, Cornwall, Blacksmith. Dec 3 at 3 at offices

of Edyvean, Bodmin Bonell, Edward, Briggate, Leeds, Toy Dealer. Nov 29 at 3 at offices

of Lodge and Rhodes, Park row, Leeds Brady, Benjamin, and Luscombe Johnson Brown, Junction station. Midland Railway, Upper Holloway, Coal Merchants. Nov 26 at

1.30 at offices of Tillyard, Essex st, Strand Bruce. William, Sedgefield, Durham, Boot Maker. Nov 29 at 12 at offices of Hunton and Bolsover, High st, Stockton-on-Tees

Francis, Nottingham, Beerhouse keeper. Nov 29 at 3 at offices of Cranch and Stroud, Low pavement, Nottingham Burden, Charles Henry, Nottingham, Plumber. Nov 30 at 3 at the

Assembly Rooms, Low pavement. Clifton, Nottingham Burdett, William, St, James Square, Notting hill, Commercial

Clerk. Nov 21 at 3 at offices of Rosenthal, Holborn Viaduct Cadr. Thomas, Fingringhoe, Essex, Farmer. Nov 25 at 1.30 at the

Fleece Hotel, Colchester. Watts, St. Ives Carter, William Henry, Banbury, Oxford, Draper. Nov 26 at 11 at

offices of Kilby and Mace, High st, Banbury Case Henry, Southsea, Hants, a Retired Architect. Nov 26 at 1 at

offices of Edmonds and Co, Cheapside. Feltham, Portsea Clarke, James William, Mitcham, Surrey, Corn Merchant Nov 29

at 3 at offices of Harcourt, Moorgate st Conolly, Rowland, Stockbridge, York, Surgeon. Nov 26 at 3 at

offices of Binney and Co. Queen st chmbrs, Sheffield Co trill, Joseph John, Manchester, Manufacturer of Dress Goods.

Dec 3 at 3 at the Mitre Hotel, Cathedral gates, Manchester. Leach. Manchester Cooper, Walter Crawford, Broughton, nr Manchester, Boot and

Shoe Maker. Nov 30 at 3 at offices of Addleshaw and Warburton, Norfolk st, Manchester Crisford, Charles, Westham, Sussex, Miller. Gildredge Hotel,

Terminus rd, Eastbourne. Kirkland and Lilley, Eastbourne Crompton, George, Bawtry, York, Boot and Shoe Maker. Dec 3 at

11, at offices of Bescoby, Grove st, East Retford Cryer, John, Joseph Eli Cryer, Edward Cryer, and William Cryer,

Dukinfield, Chester, Cotton Spinners. Dec 7 at 11 at the Old

Townhall, King st. Manchester. Cobbett and Co, Manchester Cunnington, George, Boston, Lincoln, Baker. Nov 23 at 12 at offices

of Thomas, Emery-lane, Boston Davies, Thomas. Llanwamdo, Glamorgan, Grocer, Dec 1 at 12 at

Brad st, Bristol. Phillips, Aberdare Davis William and John Montgomery Davis, Grocers, Liverpool

Nov 30 at 3 at offices of Miller and Co, Percy bldgs, Eberlest Durber. Elias, Audley, Stafford, Grocer. Dec 1 at 11 at offices of

the Local Board, Audley. Sherratt Eaton, Samuel, Sydney rd, Colney Hatch, Builder. Nov 29 at 3 at

offices of Boult and Woollan, Newgate st. Furber, Gray's-inn-sa Emblem, Henry Asher, North Croydon, Surrey, Corn and Seed

Merchant. Dec 1 at 2 at offices of Stopher and Rundle, Coleman

Hindley, John, Nottingham, Painter. Nov 29 at 3 at offices of Belk,

Middle pavement, Nottingham Horton, Harry, West Bromwich, Stafford, Corn Dealer. Nov 26 at 11

at offices of Travis, Church lane, Tipton Howe, Thomas, jun, Darlaston, Stafford, Baker. Nov 26 at 11 at

offices of Rhodes, Queen st, Wolverhampton Hullah, James, Leeds, Hay Dealer. Nov 30 at 3 at offices of Grainger

and Raper, Bank st, Leeds Israel, Henry Ash, Central Meat Market, Meat Salesman, Nov 30 at

2 at offices of Hilbery, Billiter st Jackson, Herbert Evelyn, Bishop's road, Victoria park, Fur Skin

Dresser. Dec 9 at 3 at offices of Munns and Longden, Old Jewry Jarvis. James William, Covent Garden Market, Fruit Salesman.

Dec 3 at 2 at offices of Pearce, Giltspur st Jenkins. William, Abertrenfig, nr Glamorgan, Draper. Nov 29 at 2 at

the Royal Hotel, Cardiff. Randall, Bridgend Jepson, James, Treforest, Glamorgan, Innkeeper. Dec 2 at 11

at offices of Jones, Philharmonic chambers, Saint Mary st, Car.

diff Jewell, Benjamin, Jamester, Camning Town, Boot Dealer. Dec 4 at

10.15 at 19, Bromley st, Commercial rd East, Stepney. Hicks,

Victoria pk rd, South Hackney Johnson, William, Liverpool, Baker. Nov 26 at 3 at offices of Yates

and Co, Water st, Liverpool Jones, Henry, Freford, Wheelwright. Nov 24 at 10 at offices of

Wallis, St Owen st, Hereford Jones, Robert, Aberdare, Glamorgan, Tailor. Nov 30 at 12 at the

Midland Hotel, New st station, Birmingham. Linton and Ken. shole, Aberdare Jordan, Bristol, out of business. Nov 29 at 1 at 10, Queen sq, Bris.

tol. Forrest, Oldham King, George, Sun st, Firsbury, Innkeeper. Nov 30 at 12 at the

Great White Horse Hotel, Ipswich. Jones, Colchester Knight. William, sen, Frome, Somerset, Grazier. Nov 30 at 12 at

offices of Ames, Cork st, Frome Lawes. John, Ramsey St Mary's, Huntingdon, Farmer. Dec 1 at 3

at the George Hotel, Ramsey. Serjeant, Ramsey Leeming, William, Preston, Lancaster, Innkeeper. De

offices of Spencer, Winckley st, Preston Lloyd, David, Trelan, Flint, Farmer. Dec 2 at 12 at offices of Chur

ton, Eastgate buildings, Chester Lloyd, Thomas, Tredegar, Monmouth, Boot Maker, Nov 29 at 2 at

the Queen's Hotel, Baneswell, Newport. Shepard, Tredegar Lobley, William, Batley, York, Grocer. Dec 3 at 11 at the Black

Bull Inn, Batley. Parker, Batley Lyndall, William Wordsworth, Leadenhall st, Ship Broker. Dec 2

at 2:30 at 83, Bishopsgate st, Within. Chandler, Bishopsgate st,

Within Maiden, Joseph, Harberrow, Worcester, Farmer. Nov 26 at 3 at

offices of Beale, Commercial bldgs, Kidderminster. Hemingway,

Bewdley Martin, George, Back Church lane, Commercial road East, Baker.

Nov 25 at 10.30 at offices of Sydney, Coleman st Mason, John, Macclesfield, Provision Dealer. Dec 1 at 3 at offices of

May, Church Side, Macclesfield McGowan, David, Gt Dover st, Brush Manufacturer. Dec 1 at 2 at

offices of Tilley and Soames, Finsbury pavement Morgan, Walter, Sapey Pritchard, Worcester, Farmer, Dec 1 at 12

at offices of Clutterbuck, Foregate Cross, Worcester Neville, James, March, Cambridge, Farmer. Dec 1 at 12.30 at the

Angel Hotel, Peterborough. Wilkin, King's Lynn Nightingale, Edward William, Augusta pl, Peckham, Builder. Nov

29 at 2 at the Guildhall Coffee House, Gresham st. Howard and

Shelton, Threadneedle st Noble, William Frederick, Savage gardens, Tower hill, Merchant.

Dec 3 at 2 at offices of Flux and Co, East India avenne Nugent, John, Tomworth, Warwick, General Agent. Nov 2

at the Castle Hotel, Tamworth. Tippetts, Atherstone Oakley, Waller John, Stourport, Worcester, Hairdresser, De

at offices of Thursfield, Swan st, Kidderminster Oldroyd, James Ainley, Calverley, York, Dyer. Nov 25 at 3 at offices

of Neill and Barlow, Kirk gate, Bradford Olney, William Robert, Southampton, Ironmonger. Nov 26 at 3 at

offices of Burnett, High st, Southampton. Perkins and Candy Orchard, Thomas, and Thomas Liddon Orchard, Hemel Hempstead

Hertford, Farmers. Nov 23 at 11 at residence of Cole, High st. Hemel Hempstead, in lieu of place and date originally named Page, George, and Henry Stokes, New Southgate, Edmonton,

Builders. Nov 29 at 11 at offices of Boulton, Gresham buildings,

Basinghall st Partridge, John Owen, Northampton, Hatter. Dec 2 at 12 at offices

of Roche, Saint Giles st, Northampton Payne, Thomas, Worcester, Innkeeper. Nov 29 at 11.30 at 19,

Foregate st, Worcester, Goldingham, jun Pilling, William, Bury, Lancaster, Breadbaker. Nov 29 at 3 at 8.

Garden st, Bury. Anderton and Donnelly Popkin, John, Canterbury, Licensed Victualler. Dec 1 at 12 at 5,

Castle st, Canterbury. Collard Richardson, Henry, Chesterfield, Derby, Chemist. Nov 30 at 11 at

offices of Gretton and Marsden, Knifesmith gate, Chesterfield Richmond, George, Hanley, Baker. Nov 29 at 11 at 33, Albion st.

Hanley. Ashmall Roberts, William, Dolgelly, Merioneth, Tailor. Nov 26 at 1.30 at

Wynnstay Arms Hotel, Ruabon Jones and Hughes, Dolgelley Robinson, Richard, Inglewhite, Lancaster, Licensed Victualler.

Nov 26 at 10 at offices of Blackhurst, Fox st, Preston Rogers, Thomas, St, George's rd, Southwark, Scenic Artist. Nov

23 at 10 at offices of Cooke, Gray's inn square Rogers, William, sen., Cheshunt, Hertford, Builder. Dec 6 at 12 at

offices of Rumney, Walbrook Ronse, James, and Frederick Rouse, Leicester, Carriage Builders.

Nov 30 at 3 at offices of Loseby and Battiscombe, Market pl, Leicester Sainsbury, Stephen, Cockpit yard, Bedford row, Cab Proprietor.

Nov 29 at 10 at offices of Evans and Peacock, John st, Bedford row Short, Edward Curteis, Busbey Heath, Hertford, Chemist. Nov 25

at 2 at the Law Institution, Chancery lane. Sedgwick and Turner Watford

at 2.30

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Evans, Evan, Cefn, Ruabon, Denbigh, Publican. Dec 1 at 12 at

offices of Poyser, Temple-row, Wrexham Farnworth. Thomas Hodson, Warrington, Licensed Victualler. Nov 29 at 10.30 at offices of Davies and Co, Market pl. Warring

ton Farthing, James Hugh, Leeds, Grocer. Nov 29 at 3 at offices of

Carr, Albion st. Leeds Fearn, John, Crewe, Chester, Builder. Nov 30 at 11 at offices of

Hill, Market st, Crewe Few, Richard, Manchester, Fruit Salesman. Nov 25 at 3 at offices

of Leyland, Cooper st, Manchester Friend, Thomas, West Bromwich, Stafford, Auctioneer. Nov 29 at

10.30 at offices of Jackson and Sharpe, High st, West Bromwich Garrard, John Austin, Ingram ct, Fenchurch st, General Produce

Merchant. Nov 30 at 2 at offices of Attenborongh, Saint Paul's

Churchyard Gasson, William Benjamin, Southborough, Kent, Cabinet Maker.

Nov 26 at 11 at offices of Arnold, Tunbridge Wells Gaunt, Cook. Edlington, Lincoln, Farmer. Nov 24 at 11 at offices of

Page, jun, Flaxengate, Lincoln Godber, George, Broomhill, near Barnsley, Butcher. Nov 30 at 11 at

offices of Parker, Regent st, Barnsley Griffiths, Charles Hugh, Scarborough, York, Jet Manufacturer. Nov

26 at at 3 offices of Wellburn, Huntriss row, Scarborough Hammond, James, Rishangles, Suffolk, Farmer. Dec 1 at 2 at Th

Horse Shoes Inn, Eye Hartley, James, Wakefield, Confectioner. Dec 1 at 3 at offices of

Lodge, Townhall chambers, King st, Wakefield Helas, William Carter, and Frederick James Helas, Kingston-upon

Hull, Builders. Dec 1 at 3 at George Hotel, Whitefriargate, King

ston-upon-Hull. Martinsen, Hull Hendrie, John, Cheshunt, Hertford, Doctor of Medicine. Dec 6 at 3

at offices of Rumey, Walbrook Hibberd, Frederick, Crowder, North Shields. Accountant. Nov 26

at 3 at offices of Newlands, King st, South Shields

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of Johnson, Old Bank House, Lowestoft White. Alfred, Grevwell, Hants, Auctioneer. Dec 8 at 2 at Red

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Valuable Freehold Building Estate."
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W AUCTION, at the MART, Tokenhouse-yard, London, E.C.,
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(unless disposed of privately in the interim), the capital FREEHOLD
and BUILDING ESTATE, known as Norland House, Champion.
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asylum, sanatorium, &c., or can easily be divided in three distinct
dwelling-houses.

May be viewed by orders from the Auctioneers, and printed particulars, plans, and conditions of sale obtained at the Mart; of Messrs. Simpson & Palmer, Solicitors, Three Crown-square, Southwark; of Charles Fruen, Esq., Surveyor, 110, Cannon-street; or at the offices of the Auctioneers, 70, Queen-street, Cheapside, London, E.C.

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GRAY'S INN.

G. W. BERRIDGE, Actuary. For Occupation or Investment.-A most eligible and agreeably

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C. H, CLAYTON, ) Secretarias. is instructed to SELL the above described SET OF CHAMBERS at the MART, Tokenhouse-yard, E.C., on FRIDAY,

ESTABLISHED 1851. DECEMBER 10, at TWO o'clock.

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FRANCIS RAVENSCROFT, Manager.

31st March, 1880.
LIST of ESTATES and HOUSES to be SOLD or LET, inclnding
Landed Estates, Town and Country Residences, Hunting and shooting
Quarters, Farms, Ground Rents, Rent Charges, House Property and

CHRISTMAS PRESENTS.-Nothing is so highly Investments generally, is published on the first day of each month,

appreciated as a case of GRANT'S MORELLA CHERRY and may be obtained free ofcharge, at their offices, 80, Cheapside, E.C., | BRANDY, which can be ordered of any Wine Merchant. Queen's or will be sent by post in return for two stamps.-Particulars for inser quality, as supplied to her Majesty, 428. per dozen ; Sportsman's tion shoulde be received not later thau four days previous to the end special quality, 60s. per dozen,-Manufacturer, T. GRANT, Distillery, of the precding month.

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LONDON, NOVEMBER 27, 1880.

greater amount of work than the estimate we gave
some time ago. The orders made in court were 429, and

the orders made in chambers 619, making a total of no
CONTENTS

less than 1,048 orders made in the Chancery Division

during the long vacation.
CURRENT TOPICS ......
CHIEF JUSTICE COCKBURN ......................

A CONTROVERSY has been raging at Manchester with
JEDICATTRE RETORY ..........

reference to the amount of income-tax which should be
JUDICIAL STATISTICS ....

deducted for the December half-year from half-yearly
REVIEWS .....
GENERAL CORESPONDENCE

payments of chief rents, interest, and dividends of public
CASES OF THE WEEK ................................

companies. The Inland Revenue Act of last session (43
OBITTART ..................................

& 44 Vict. c. 20), s. 51, provides, it will be remem.
THE OFTICE OF LORD CHIEF BARON ............

bered, that
LEGAL APPOISTNEXTS ........ ............... .............

"For determining the amount which may be deducted by
COMPANIES ...................................................

any person liable to pay any rent, interest, annoity, or other
LEGAL EDUCATION IN LIFERPOOL.........................

annual payment in the course of the said year [commencing
LAW STEDENTS' JOTEXAL ..

on the 6th of April, 1880), on making the payment, where
CREDITOES CLANS ........

any such payment shall have been made prior to the passing
LEGAL NES ........

of this Act (i.e., August 12], and duty at the rate of five-
COURT PAFERS ....

pence only shall bave been deducted therefrom, the duty
LONDON GAZETTES, &c., &c. ..........

82 shall be deemed to be payable at the rate of fivepence for the

first half of the said year, and at the rate of seven pence for
CASES REPORTED IN THE WEEKLY REPORTER. I the other half of the said year.”
Alexandra Palace Company, In re (Ch.Div. V.C.M.).

The question which bas been raised is, in cases in which
Ballard v. Shutt (Ch.Div. Den., J. for Fry, J.) ...............
Crawshaw, In re. Crawshaw v. Crawshaw (Ch.Div. M.R.) ....

5d. in the pound only was deducted on the 24th of June
Darrell v. Tibbitts (App.).......

last from half-yearly payments then due, what is the
Dost Ali Khan, In the Goods of (Prob.) ................

rate lawful to be deducted on December 25 by way of
Jones v. Jones (App.).........
Kaspp y. Knapp (Div.) .........................

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adjustment? The Inland Revenue Office having been
Gdland Wagon Company, The, v. The Potteries, Shrewsbury. appealed to in the matter, has replied that, “ if income-
and North Wales Railway Company (Ex.Div.)

tax at the rate of 5d. in the pound only was deducted
Mogg, Appellant, v. Overseers of Yatton, Respondents (Q.B.Div.
Motion . King (Ch.Div. V.C.H.) ....

in respect of the quarter ended June, 1880, the Inland
New Zealand and Australian Land Company V. Ruston

Revenue Act, 1880, s. 51, provides that the duty shall
(Q.B.Div.) .................................
Queen, The, v. Mews (App.) .....................

be deemed to be payable at the rate of 5d. in the pound
Sheehan v. Great Eastern Railway Company (Ch.Div. V.C.M.) for the quarter to Michaelmas, and at the rate of 7d. in
Stensfeld v. Stansfield, In re Stansfield (Ch.Div. V.C.B.) ......

the pound for the other half-year. It follows that as a
Sykes v. Schofield (Ch.Div. M.R.)
Tris v. Earl Howe (Ch.Div. V.O.M

payment for the half-year to Christmas, 1880, will come
prise one quarter at 5d. and one quarter at 7d., the
deduction will be at 6d. in the pound on the whole, and
that 7d. in the pound will have to be deducted in respect
of the quarter to Lady-day, 1881.".

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CURRENT TOPICS.

IT IS UNDERSTOOD that the letter of the Lord Chan-
celior to the late Lord Chief Justice was not intended for

THE PROVISION of section 56 of the Judicature Act,
publication.

1873, which enables the High Court or Court of

Appeal to “call in the aid of one or more assessors
JR. JUSTICE Fry will, on the 15th of December, at his specially qualified, and try and hear such cause or matter
court in Lincoln's-inn, hear cases adjourned for con wholly or partly with the assistance of such assessors,"
sideration from the Oxford Circuit.

was, we believe for the first time, put in force in a
common law division last Wednesday, when Mr.

Justice WILLIAMS obtained the aid of a civil engineer
UR. S. P. B. BUCKNILL, B.A., Trinity College,

as assessor in trying a question whether certain machinery
Cambridge, solicitor, has been appointed Assistant Se.

for the defendants' rice mills had been supplied by the
cretary to the Incorporated Law Society.

defendants in accordance with their contract. Both
parties agreed in desiring that the premises and machinery

should be viewed by the judge and the assessor. It is
THE COUNCIL OF JUDGES to be held under the provisions

curious that the Judicature Acts and Rules apparently
of section 75 of the Judicature Act, 1873, and referred

contain no provision as to a view or inspection of prop-
to in the letter of the Lord Chancellor to the late Lord

erty by a judge or his assessor, although ord. 36, r. 30,
Chief Justice, is fixed for Saturday, the 27th inst.

specially provides for the case of a view by a referee

and his assessors. The referee “may, subject to the
THE GOVERNMENT BILL for the amendment of the bank -

order of the court or a judge, hold the trial at, or adjourn
ruptcy law, on the lines marked out by the Select Com -

it to, any place which he may deem most convenient, and
mittee of the House of Coramons which sat last session,

have any inspection or view, either by himself or with
is now being drafted, with a view to its introduction

his assessors (if any), which he may deem expedient,

for the better disposal of the controversy before him."
early next session.

The provisions of section 114 of the Common Law Pro-

ceedure Act, 1852, and of section 58 of the Common
WE ARE INFORMED that the official returns of vacation Law Procedure Act, 1854, with reference to a view by
business in the Chancery Division will show even a la jury are still in force, and Mr. Justice WILLIAMS
pointed out that while the decision of the jury, founded but if the solicitor's authority is disputed, it is for him to on a view, could not, in the absence of an order for a new prove it, and if he has no written authority, and there is trial, be the subject of an appeal, his own decision nothing but assertion against assertion, the court will could, in the case before him, be appealed against treat him as unauthorized, and be must abide by the Should the case therefore be carried to the Court of consequences of his neglect." In the recent case an order Appeal, the Lords Justices will, of course, be enabled to attend proceedings under an administration decree to avail themselves of the assistance of assessors, and had been obtained by a solicitor without the written would also doubtless, if they thought it necessary, view authority of his client, although there was evidence that the machinery in company with their assessors.

the solicitor had been verbally instructed by the client to apply for the order. The client denied giving the

authority, and the order was discharged, but no order EMPLOYERS AND WORKMEN in collieries have already was made as to costs. shown an inclination to contract themselves out of the provisions of the Employers' Liability Act, the Lancashire and Cheshire Coal Owners Association and

THE DAYS when judges' chambers were known as “the the Miners' Permanent Relief Society having appointed | bear garden” had, it was hoped, come to an end when the a joint committee to consider the desirability of effecting

removal was effected to a more convenient building; but a mutual arrangement as to the mode of relief and

it is to be feared that a little of the “ bear garden" compensation in cases of accident. The committee,

spirit still survives among the frequenters of the hall after taking the opinion of counsel, have in effect

which forms the ante room to the judges' chambers in reported that it is competent for employers and employed

the Royal Courts of Justice. In a conspicuous place on to agree for such a valuable consideration to the em.

the wall of this hall there may be (or not long ago there ployed as will enable payment to be made by the

might have been) seen a huge blotch of ink caused by the Miners' Permanent Relief Society in all cases of accident | hurling of an inkstand by one solicitor's clerk at another. in lieu of the legal remedies provided by the recent Act,

Not merely the wall but the face of the opponent was but that such arrangements must be mutual, not only besmeared with the ink. We believe that, after some between the employers and the persons employed by trouble, the name of the offender was discovered, and a them, but also between the winers and the drawers or

sum was demanded for the damage caused to the wall; contractors and the persons whom they employ. It is

and six months after the offence had been committed proposed that the owners of collieries in the district this sum was paid. What action the person whose face should continue to subscribe to the society as honorary was inked may have taken we have been unable to ascermembers, their contributions being raised from fifteen tain. per cent. to twenty-five per cent. upon the miners' contributions, with power to the managers of the society to discontinue, or refuse to establish, a local agency at any colliery the owner of which neglects to pay his full CHIEF JUSTICE COCKBURN. subscription or refuses to become an honorary member

To those who think of law only as a system of rules, and of the society, and also to require an increase in the

of its administration only as the application of those subscription of the proprietor of any colliery where the

rules by a rigid logical deduction, it may seem strange number of accidents exceeds the average of those at all

that a great judicial post should have been occupied so the collieries in the district in proportion to the number

long, and with such well-deserved applause, by one of persons employed. Every person employed at such collieries is therefore to undertake, for himself and his

whose most striking qualities were an acute sensibility

and that brilliant and picturesque genius which loves representatives, in consideration of the payments by the

rather to paint things in the round, than to sketch them employers to the society, to lock to the funds of the

in the narrow geometrical patterns of legal forms and society alone for any injury sustained in the course of

definitions. But this would be to forget that law his employment, whether resulting in death or not, and

itself is made to serve the needs of the world it regu. that neither the employer nor any person employed by

lates; that its efficient administration needs a clear and him shall be liable in respect of negligence which

just appreciation of the facts it is to be applied to, and occasions an injury. There certainly appears to be

that the successful investigation of those facts is an nothing in the Act which would prevent such a mutual

essential preliminary to a just determination. An exact arrangement as is now contemplated, and it will be in. teresting to see whether a similar plan is adopted in

and careful lawyer who is wanting in imagination,

insight, and knowledge of the world, may not only fail other trades.

to discover the facts, but may misapprehend the bearing upon them of the rule, of which he has no full and

pregnant, but only a dry and technical, knowledge; and THE CASE of Bird v. Harris (29 W. R. 45), would the same defect may vitiate even his purely legal reasonseem to show that the rule laid down in Wright v. ing; so that his administration of the law is perverted Castle (3 Mer. 12), that a solicitor, in the exercise of a into legal injustice, and his very law becomes a fetter general authority given him by his client, may defend and a snare. On the other hand, these qualities are in proceedings, but cannot institute proceedings without their turn apt to mislead their possessor, and to draw å special written authority for the purpose, is not so him aside from the path of law into an arbitrary and well known as it ought to be. “It is settled," said fanciful equity, which baffles reasonable expectation, Lord Eldon, in the above case, that “if the plaintiff and makes what ought to be a clear and settled order denies, and the solicitor asserts, authority to have been into a Lesbian rule. They are valuable only, when they given, and there is nothing but assertion against asser- co-exist with a firm logical basis in the understanding, tion, the court will say that the solicitor ought to have which is capable of apprehending, receiving into itself, secured himself by having an authority in writing ; and and retaining, formal and systematic propositions; but that, not having done so, he must abide by the conse in the perfect co-ordination of these opposite qualities quences of his neglect.” And in Allen v. Bone (4 Beav. | there exist the elements of the highest judicial faculty. 493), Lord Langdale said that “ it is the duty of a soli It cannot be doubted that in the late Lord Chief Justice citor to obtain a written authority from his client before the imaginative and the logical powers were combined in a he commences a suit. If circumstances are urgent, and very eminent degree. It is, indeed, certain that the he is obliged to commence proceedings without such former had the predominance; but its range was so high authority, he should obtain it as soon afterwards as he that, if balanced by an equal strength in the reasoning can. An authority may, however, be implied where faculty, he would, it may fairly be said, have been surthe client acquiesces in and adopts the proceedings; passed by no judge of any age or country. His

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