Page images

were other societies who felt it their daty to of this meeting, it would be desirable that, in addition to meet quarterly, and he had noticed that with regard to the afternoon annual business meeting in July, two meetings one of these, Mr. Clabon--for whom they had all the should be held in the months of January and April respec. highest respect-was always regular in his attendance at tively, and that such meetings take place at such an hour as their meetings which were held in the evening. He hoped the council may appoint." that the members of the council would not object to sacri. í Mr. PAINE said the chairman wished it to be known that fice an evening now and then for the good of the members. the council had no indisposition to meet the members There should be two meetings in January and April, in | as often as they desired." Time was, of course, of conaddition to those already held in July and October, which sequence to all of them, and not more to the council than to would make four quarterly meetings. He did not ask the the members. They all attended at much inconvenience council to go to the trouble of presenting a report at each to themselves, and the council bestowed a good deal of their of these meetings, but he thought they could very well send time, as wisely as they could, for the benefit of the members. round a short circular stating the main points which re The meeting bad, he thought, been wise in leaving the quired to be considered. He was not wedded to a par hour of meeting to the council, whose purpose would ticular hour. Some of the members in the country had not be answered if an hour were fixed at which members written to him suggesting five o'clock, and he was quite will. could not attend. This would merely be to throw the deing to leave this as a question of detail in the hands of the cisions into the hands of a few who would take the trouble to council. All he asked was tbat the hour should not be in | be present. the middle of the working day, for it was the opinions of the The CHAIRMAN observed that the time of one meeting need persons actually at work in the business of the profession | not regulate that of another. which were the most valuable.

The CHAIRMAN put the amendment as altered, which was Mr. DALTON MILLER, in seconding the amendment, re

! carried unanimously. marked that the council were appointed by the members,

Mr. FRANCIS MILLER moved, “That the council be reand they ought to be acquainted with the opinion of the

quested to hold the half-yearly meeting of the society in the members, or they would not carry out their wishes.

City of London.” He thought that the January meeting Mr. J. W. PROUDFOOT considered it very necessary that!

should be held in the City, which would be a very great con. they should meet more frequently, that they might have an

| venience to a large number of, the members of the society

i who had offices in the City, and were desirous of attending opportunity of representing, in a proper manner, the grievances solicitors had to contend with. The way in which

tbese meetings. Many of those who had not hitherto cases were disposed of-he would not say tried-was most

attended would do so if a meeting were held in the City. unsatisfactory. Under present arrangements, with the courts

Mr. KIMBER seconded the motion. in so many different places, it was impossible to bring cases

Mr. Bolton thought that if a man would not take the properly before the juries. They ought to have more frequent

| trouble to come to the hall he would not attend these opportunities of bringing these matters before the council,

meetings under any circumstances. that they might be remedied.

At the enggestion of Mr. MUNTON, Mr. MILLER with

drew the motion, as his only desire was to coosolt the Mr. LAKE, speaking as a member of the society and not

general convenience of the members. as one of the council, was personally quite in favour of the Mr. KIMBER moved: “ That a committee be chosen motion, and that other meetings should be held than those

from the members of the society for the purpose of recomit was customary to bave at present. He was quite in favour

mending what changes might be beneficial in the organi. of holding quarterly meetings if the society thought it right

zation and functions of the society so as to make it more to do so, but he must object, in the strongest manner, to the hour which had been suggested, not on the ground of mere

useful to the public and the members, aud more repreindividual convenience, because he was sure that no member

sentative of the wishes and interests of the profession at of the council would like to put that forward as a reason,

large ; and that each committee consist of the following but on the ground that the greater number of the members

| gentlemen :-Mr. Rubenstein, Mr. Hanbart, Mr. Collings, lived out of town, and he thought a meeting at that hour

Mr. Joseph Mote, Mr. Francis Miller, Mr. Fox, Mr. would not bring more than twenty-five gentlemen together.

Munton, Mr. Boltoa, and himself." He did not propose to He would vote against the motion for the purpose of after

say anything in support of his resolution, but would coowards bringing forward a similar motion, but omitting the

tent himself with reading the words of the report, as hour of meeting, and leaving it to the council to call it for

follows :-"The council are now awaiting the report of such an hour as they sbould think fit.

the committee, and, according to tbeir promise, will send Mr. F. R. PARKER had been quite opposed to the motion,

a copy to every member of the society, and call a special

general meeting to consider it. It was proposed at a but Mr. Munton had at least convinced him that the question

meetiog beld in May tbat an outside committee should be was worthy of consideration. He suggested that Mr. Munton

formed to make suggestions before the special general should so frame bis resolution as to make it a request to the council, or to the committee which was to be appointed, to

meeting should be held. Tbe council assent with pleasure

! to this, and suggest that at the general meeting a committake it into consideration. He thought it would then be | passed without any division. He deprecated, however

tee of this cbaracter be appointed, and that it consist of the arriving at any definite conclusion in so small a meeting.

some of the members who have taken part in the debates, Mr. T. H. BOLTON hoped the motion would be passed. It

with any additions that may be suggested.”

Mr. HANHART seconded the motion, was all nonsense to talk of recommending the matter to the serious consideration of the council, but there was no wish to

Mr. LAKE would like to know whether Mr. Kimber had fetter their hands, and the members only asked for an oppor

read the extract from the report as supporting or opposing tunity of bringing forward subjects of interest to the general

his resolution? In his opinion it distinctly opposed it, ad profession. He thought two o'clock as convenient a time as

the report suggested one thing, and the resolution someany for the meeting. He was sure seven o'clock would

thing totally different. It was one thing for the council prevent a great many from coming, and thought that the

to suggest that there should be a committee appointed for question of the time should be left to the good sense and

the purpose of making " saggestions before the special judgment of the council.

general meeting shoald be held," bat quite a different Mr, J. L. TOURLE bad always noticed a great difference

¡ thing to have a committee for the parpose suggested by of opinion between the council and the members at these

Mr. Kimber. It appeared to him to be a vote of censare meetings, so much so that many were quite disheartened,

on the council. It would also be necessary to bave & bew and retrained from making suggestions on account of that

charter altering the constitution of tbe society, and wbat great body of power which they saw before them. He thought

good could come from the appointment of a committee of they should meet frequently and discuss their grieyances, and

investigation without giving tbem power to see books or there was plenty of opportunity for reform.

consult officials ? What good would they do by coming to Mr. RUBENSTEIN wished for more opportunities of meeting Chancery-lane and asking questions? Speakiog as 4 the council. and thought two o'clock an inconvenient time member of the counoil, and Considering the w Many of the members attended at great personal incon. | vote of censure on them, be for one wout venience, which would not be the case if the meetings were committee in the slightest degree. Mr. Kimber could LOL held in the evening.

be trying to take in the society, but he was using a very Mr. MUNTON, with the permission of the meeting, altered i disingenuous argument in saying the council intended the amendment to the following :-" That, in the opinion 1 appoint a committee for the purpose he suggested.

notion AS &

Mr.Keen said that he was the parent of the proposition for creasing strength of tbe society, “which showed a growing appointing the special committee, but he only intended it desire on the part of solicitors to aid in the performuance of to be appointed in very special circumstances. He did not the functions which the society was, on its establishment, think apy alteration in the organiza ion of the society was intended to fulfil, as distinguished from the idea-100 prerequired, and if the members felt very strongly upon any valent in former years—that membership was advantageous particular point they had nothing further to do than to

only in the sense of conferring some mere personal conveni. submit their views to writing. He thooght that if the ence or benefit on those who joined the ranks of the society." special committee were appointed, and certain resolutions

He held that the intention of solicitors in becoming members and suggestions were put into writing, they would be of

of the society was to obtain some personal benefit, and that very great assistance to the council. Bat be most disown

if they did not, the society was not fulfilling all its functions. the way in which Mr. Kimber had amplified the sogges

He was sorry to fiod in the outside world that he derived tion for a special committee under special oircumstances.

no benefit wbatever from being a member. He had the He thought that if a special committee were always sitting

pleasure of consulting the library when be could get the it would be found to be as great an evil to do too much as

books, but he did not find that the membership of the society to do too little.

caused one to be held in any greater respect in the outer Mr. FRANCIS MILLER observed that had he not thought

world. It appeared to him that changes might be made with that the council intended in pursuance of their report to

the view of making the society more powerful in the world, move a resolution appointing a special committee, he would

and its deliberations and resolutions more respected, and to bave given notice to the effect.

carry more weight with the public than was at present the Mr. PAINE stated tbat from certain inquiries which had

case. Every solicitor ought to be compelled to be a member been made by Mr. Clabon, the late president, after the

of the society, and the society should be the portal through report bad been printed, he was led to the belief that

which every man should enter the solicitor branch of the the report would never be made public, and if that had

profession. The society should take steps at some future been the case and tbe judges made rules, what would have

time to bring about an alteration in the law by which the been the use of the committee ! He agreed with Mr. Lake

management of the profession should be entirely in its hands. that the motion was a vote of censure.

Mr. LERICHE thought there were questions of practice Tbe PRESIDENT read an extract from the SOLICITORS'

which might be materially improved, and wbich might well be JOURNAL as follows :-“There is no foundation for the

considered by such a committee as that which was suggested. doubt which has recently been expressed with regard to

For example, wbere a counsel took a brief and did not appear the publication of the report of the Legal Procedure

when the case came on for hearing, the council bad merely Committee. Both the Lord Chancellor in the one House

to suggest to the benchers that the fee should invariably be and tbe Attorney-General in the other have promised to lay

returned in such cases, and counsel would attend to their it on the table. With regard to the suggestion that the

appointments. He would suggest that Mr. Kimber should judges will make roles based on the report before it is

bring his motion forward at the next meeting. It could published, we may point out that as all the members of the

not well be considered by so small anumber as those present, Rule Committee of Judges (with one exception) are away on

Mr. Munton moved as an amendment that a committee circuit, and the long vacation will commence before their should be appointed similar to that suggested in the report, and return, there is no prospect of any meeting of the com

that it should be nominated at the Brighton meeting in mittee being held to consider any proposal which may be

| October. This would be carrying out the suggestion of the made."

| council themselves, and at the same time it would show, Mr. KEEN suggested that it was quite open to Mr.

both to the members and the outside public, that the society Kimber or any other gentleman to move the committee to

were not letting the matter slip through. be appointed.

Mr. BOLTON would have some little hesitation in serving Mr. KIMBER asked whether he was to understand that i on a committee armed with such sweeping powers. They bad the council, now they knew the report was to be published, better pass a resolution to appoint a committee in the terms still intended to call this special general meeting before of the report. He would be happy to second the amendment. November?

Mr. PAINE thought the better plan would be to wait for The PRESIDENT answered that the council had pledged the publication of the report, and the special meeting which themselves to circulace the report as soon as it should be would follow. He did not think time would be found at the published, and to call a meeting.

Brighton meeting to consider it. Mr. KIMBER.–At what time do you propose to appoint Mr. T. H. DEVONSHIRE thought the appointment of a this committee ?

committee to overhaul the constitution of the society, and to Mr. LAKE.-Not at all. It was never suggested.

do they knew not what, would be taking a step in the wrong Mr. W. MELMOTH WALTERS said the idea was that the direction entirely. He did not think the meetiog could do members of the society generally should concur with the better than to adopt the suggestion just made, that the council in discussing the question, and that they should matter should stand over altogether until the long-promised appoint their committee. If the council nominated the report of the Legal Procedure Committee bad been published, members, it would be said it was a packed committee. and leave it to the council to do wbat they thought fit in callThe council wished to work with the members, and if they ing the society together that they might have an opportunity Damed their men the council would meet them with of considering it. pleasure.

Mr. BoWER said the motion would be entirely subversive Mr. KIMBER. - That is all I want.

of the council. It was really an inquiry as to whether they Mr. HANHART said that Mr. Kimber's motion had been had done their work. brought before them before the meeting was held at which Mr. P. COLLINGS thought Mr. Kimber was desirous of Mr. Keen had made the proposition. The motion was put lending assistance to the council. He knew that they had a in the paper when they came to the first of the meetings in May, deal of work to get through, and that they were interested in therefore there onght not to have been any confusion what. looking after the higher interests of the profession; but there ever between the two committees. His own reasons for the were many things which the council could not look after, formation of the committee had now disappeared, because at and a sub-committee ought to be appointed, who could meet at. the two meetings which had been held they had discussed such times as they chose, and who could suggest to the 80 many questions, and the council had been so effectually council certain changes, and it could be for the council to put in possession of the views of the members on many sub- decide whether these were beneficial or otherwise. Not a jects, that the necessity of a committee for the purpose of single communication had been made by the council to the recommending what changes might be beneficial, general body of solicitors with regard to any changes or alterawas not now so necessary. The motion did not, however, tions they could suggest-with respect to the bankruptcy law appear to him in any way a slur upon the council. Surely for instance. The council would learn where the shoe the council did not suggest that the organization of the pinched, and would find out what changes would be beneficial society was perfect in every way, and that it was not pose to the poblic at large, as well as to the profession. sible for any of the members to make any suggestions or Mr. A. CALKIN LEWIS was opposed to the motion, but appoint any committee that could be of some service. It hoped the appointment of the committee referred to in the did appear to him that there were many things concerning report was only deferred, and that a special meeting would be the society which could be improved. In the beginning of called in due course. the report the council referred with satisfaction to the in. | Mr. CHAPMAN Hall remarked that if counsel under-


took cégos, "hey ought to be compelled to be present when
they came on for trial. If solicitors acted as barristers did,
they would be struck off the roll, or at least severely cen-
Mr. KIMBER said he was quite prepared to withdraw his

INCORPORATED LAW SOCIETY, .motion in favour of the amendment.

HONOURS EXAMINATION. Mr. LAKE strongly objected. It was a vote of censure.

June, 1881. Mr. PAINE was sure there would be no time to consider it

At the examination for honours of candidates for admission at the Brighton meeting.

| on the roll of solicitors of the Supreme Court, the examinaMr. Munton observed that he had not proposed discussion, tion committee recommended the following gentlemen as but that the committee should simply be nominated.

being entitled to honorary distinction :Mr. K1MBER replied, and said that it was ridiculous

First Class. to look upon the motion as a pote of censore. It had been said that it was not the same as that proposed by the

[In order of Merit.] council. Primâ facie it was not, but what other committee Ernest Crundwell, who served his clerkship to Mr. George had been propoaed at the meeting in May ? When he had Daniel Warner, of the firm of Messrs. Gorbam & Warber, of proposed to withdraw his motion he had been met by Mr Tonbridge ; and Messrs. Prior, Bigg, Churcb, & Adams, of Lake, who said it was a vote of censure. This was the kind London. of spirit which had stood in the way of all their reforms. Henry Martyn Mowll, who served his clerkship to Mr. But so far from having intended it to be a vote of censare on Worsfold Mowil, of Dover. the council, he had intended it to be a means of support to Robert McLean, who served his clerkship to Messrs. Hall, them. They met as brethren in one common profession, and

Son, & Lord, of Manchester; and Messrs. Dangerfield & he hoped taey were able to conduct their meetings with

Blythe, of London, ability, and, be trusted, with courtesy. With the permission William Jackson Perkins, wbo cerved his clerkship to of the meeting he would withdraw his motion.

Messrs. Peake, Snow, & Peake, of Sleaford. A MEMBER suggested that the committee proposed by the Samuel Foster Batcher, who served his clerkship to Mr. council should now be appointed.

Joseph Farmer Milne, of the firm of Messrs. Hinde, Milne, Mr. PAINE observed that the state of things which existed & Sudlow, of Manchester. when that promise was made no longer obtained. The report | Alfred Dashwood, who served his clerkship to Mr. John had not yet been issued. When it had been it would be cir- | Wilson Fardell, of Ryde, Isle of Wight; and Mr. Henry culated amongst the members and the meeting called. Hope Shakespear, of the firm of Messrs. Lambert, Petcb, &

Mr. FRANCIS Miller urged that the report had led every. Shakespear, of London, body to believe that the special committee would be ap. pointed at that meeting. He suggested that the motion for

SECOND CLASS. the appointment of the committee come from the council

[In Alphabetical order.] themselves, leaviog the nomination to the members. Mr. LAKE said that was exactly what could not be done. | William Norris, of Tenbury, Worcestershire ; Messrs. Emmet

James Patesball Bowden, who served his clerkship to Mr. It was no part of the business to appoint a committee in les

| & Son, and Messrs. Longbourne, Longbourne, & Stevens, of order ibat it might be nominated in another place. Bye-law | 11 required that the meeting should only consider the busi


George Ernest Branson, who served bis clerkship to Mr. ness mentioned in the notice convening it. Mr. F. Miller moved the adjournment of the meeting. I

Charles A. Branson, of the firm of Messrs. Branson, Son, &

Coombe, of Sheffield; and Mr. U. W. Taylor, of London. He thought that the appointment of the committee referred

Charles Robert Hargreaves Hardcastle, LL.B., who served to in the report was part of the business. The motion was not seconded.

his clerkship to Messrs. Lambert, Petch, & Shakespear, ci Mr. KIMBER moved the adjournment. They had not

London. nearly finished the business for which the meeting was called.

Walter Richard John Hickman, who served his clerkship Mr. Fox seconded the motion, which was put to the meet

to Mr. William Winter, of the firm of Messrs. Winter & Co.,

of London, ing and negatived. A vote of thanks to the chairman was moved by Mr. P.

James Hislop, wbo served his clerkship to Mr. Edward RICKMAN, seconded by Mr. Munton, and carried vnani

George Simpson, of Manchester.

Arthur George Hooper, who served his clerksbip to Mr. mously.

Joseph Stokes, of Dudley.

William Lethbridge Kingsford, B.A., who served his clerkSOLICITORS' BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION. ship to Messrs. Murray, Hutchins, & Stirling, of London. The usual monthly meeting of the board of directors

Robert Mossop, the younger, who served his clerkship to of this association was held on Wednesday, the 13th

Mr. Samuel Septimus Mossop, of Long Sutton; and Mr. inst., at the Law Institution, Chancery-lane, London, the

Charles Mossop, of London. following directors being present: – Messrs. Rickman

John Neely, who served his clerkship to Mr. George (chairman), Asker (Norwicb), Brook, Hedger, Kaye,

Mariin Hughes, of the firm of Messrs. Hughes, Hooker, Keen, Peopington, Roscoe, Walters, and Woolbert (Mr.

Buttanshaw, & Thunder, of London, Eiffe, secretary). A sum of £285 was distributed in grants

Francis Nugn, who served his clerksbip to Mr. John P.

Bird, of the firm of Messrs. Hume, Bird, & Eldridge, of of relief; fifty-one gentlemen were admitted members of

London. the association, and other general business was transacted.

Thomas Probert Perks, who served his clerkship to Mr. Herbert Russell, of the firm of Messrs. Barnes & Rassell, of Lichfield.

Frank Adolphus Rowe, who served his clerkship to Mr. At the Auction Mart, on Wednesday last, Messrs. Edwin Stanley Chapman, of the firm of Messrs. Brook & Chapman, Fox & Bousfield sold the following sbares:-28 £20 original of London. shares in the Epsom Grand Stand at an average of John Sewell, who served his clerkship to Mr. Ewart Simon £121 12s. 6d. per share ; 18 “New Thirds" (£6 133. 4d. | Mounsey, of the firm of Messrs. Gray & Mounsey, of paid) in the same at an average of £31 63. per share ; 50 London. £100 shares (£10 paid) in the Law Life Assurance Society Alfred Thomas Simpson, who served his clerkship to at an average of £121 128, 6d. per sbare ; 200 £100 shares | Messrs. Stone & Simpson, of Tunbridge Wells; Alr. W. (£2 108. paid) in the Law Fire Assurance Society at an Sprott, of Mayfield, Sussex; and Messrs. Collyer-Bristow, average of £18 per share; 180 £50 sbares (£8 paid) in the Withers, & Russell, of London. Legal and General Life Assurance Society at an average of Herbert Weston Sheppard Sparkes, who served his clerk. £13 6s. per share ; 40 £50 sbares (£7 118. 60. paid) in the ship to Mr. William Pope, jap., of the firm of Jessrs. London and Provincial Law Assurance Society at an average Sparkes & Pope, of Crediton; and Mr. Charles James Daw, of £7 158. per sbare ; and £375 Stock in the United Land of the firm of Messrs. Guscotte, Wadham, & Daw, of London, Company sold at par-the total proceeds of the sale amount | Kelso Storey, who served his clerksbip to Mr. William ing to £15,848.

Moore, of Sunderland, deceased ; and Mr. William Dalla

Mann, of the firm of Messrs. Moore, Longden, and Mann, of


Pursuant to regulatious made as provided by the deed Charles Edward Taylor, who served his clerkship to relating to the above prize, it has been divided into four Messrs. Masefield & Sons, of Ledbury; and Messrs. Geare & prizes, one of wbich will be awarded at each honours Sɔn, of London.

examination. John Toovey, who served his clerksbip to Messrs. Dabant The council have accordingly awarded & Son, of West Cowes ; and Messrs. Clarkson, Greenwell, &

To Mr. Harry Faulkner Brown, the Daniel Reardon Prize Wyles, of London.

for January, 1881. Harry Waddington, who served his clerkship to Mr. John

To Mr. Henry James Brown, the Daniel Reardon Prize

for April, 1881. James Waterworth, of Keighley.

To Mr. Ernest Crundwell, the Daniel Reardon Prize for Samuel Ward, who served his clerkship to Mr. Edward

June, 1881.
Withinshaw Hollinshead, ot Tunstall.
THIRD Class.


The second meeting of the summer session was held on Thomas Reuben Barlow, who served his clerkship to Mr. | Tuesday, July 5, at the Law Library, Cross-street, Richard Cobbett, of the firm of Messrs. Cobbett, Wheeler, &

Mapchester, the chair being occupied by W. H. Holdsworth, Cobbett, of Manchester; and Mr. Charles William Townley

Esq. The question for debate was, “Ought a free-trade Yeilding, of London.

policy to be absolutely maintained by Great Britain towards Anthony Nicbol Bowmac, who served bis clerkship to Mr.

those countries which adhere to a system of protective Jobn Giles Moupsey, of the firm of Mesirg. Mounsey & Co.,

duties ?" Mr. Butcher. opened the affirmative side of the of Carlisle ; and Messrs. Gray & Mounsey, of London.

question, and was followed by Messrs. Rayner, Linell, and Walter Thomas Curtler, who served his clerkship to

Coward ; and Messrs. Hislop, Law, Rowland, Nortoo, and Messrs. Curtler & Davis, of Worcester ; and Messrs. Bolton,

Rycroft argued for the negative. Mr. Freston, who was Robbins, & Busk, and Messrs. Thomas White & Sons, of

introduced by the chairman, also spoke on the question in London

the course of the evening. Mr. Butcher baving replied on Joseph Davies, who served his clerkship to Mr. John

behalf of the affirmative, the chairman addressed the meetJenkins, of the firm of Messrs. Jenkins & Davies, of Llanid.

ing on the point, and after considering both sides of the loea, Montgomerysbire.

question in a very able manner, put it to the meeting, when Charles Herbert Dorman, who served his clerkship to Mr.

it was decided in the negative by a majority of six votes. A. Charles Dorman, of the firm of Messrs. Kingsford, Dorman,

cordial vote of thanks to the chairman brought the meeting & Co., of Lordon,

to an end.
Alexander Arnold Hapnay, who served his clerkship to
Mr. Alfred James Shepheard, of London.
William Henry Heath, who served his clerkship to Mr.

Samuel Edward Heath, of Nottingham.

Benjamin Hoddinott, B.A., who served his clerkship to Mr. Nehemiah Learoyd, of London.

Mr. ALEXANDER ASHER, advocate, who has been elected. James Joblin, who served bis clerkship to Mr. John

M.P. for the Elgin Boroughs in the Liberal interest, is the George Hargreaves, of Durham.

second son of the Rev. William Asher, of Inveravon, BanffEdward Bellamy Kitson, who served his clerkship to Mr.

shire. He was educated at the Elgin Academy, and at the F. W. Gundry, of Bridport; and Messrs. Surr, Gribble, &

University of Edinburgb, and he was called to the bar in Bunton, of London.

Scotland in 1861. Mr. Asher was an advocate de pute from Charles Lupton, who served his clerkship to Messrs.

1871 till 1874, and at the last general election he unsuccess- . Dibb, Atkinson, & Braitbwaite, of Leeds; and Messrs.

fully contested the Universities of Glasgow and Aberdeen. Paterson, Snow, & Bloxam, of London.

Mr. ALFRED WILLIAM COWDELL, solicitor, of Chesterfield, James McDonald, who served his clerkship to Mr. James has been appointed a Perpetual Commissioner for Derbyshire Parry, of Manchester.

for taking the Acknowledgments of Deeds by Married Women Edgar William Mason, who served his clerkship to Mr. Mr. FRANK STANLEY DOBSON, barrister, has been ap- . Edwin Farrar Mason, of Birmingham.

pointed Solicitor-General for the Colony of Victoria in the Robert Nevill, who served bis clerkship to Mr. Cornelius new administration. Mr. Dobson was called to the bar at Thomas Saunders, of the firm of Messrs. Saunders & Brad. | the Middle Temple in Michaelmas Term, 1860. bury, of Birmingham; and Messrs. Crowder, Anstie, &

Mr. William Thomas HAMLIN, solicitor (of the firm of Vizard, of London. Charles James Prior, who served bis clerkship to Messrs.

Hamlin & Grammer), of Gunnersbury, and 7 and 3, Staple.

inn, has been appointed a Perpetual Commissioner for iakPrior, Bigg, Church, & Adams, of London. Arthur James Sisson, who served his clerkship to Messrs.

| ing the Acknowledgments of Deeds by Married Women for Birch, Callimore, & Douglas, of Chester ; and Messrs.

the Counties of Middlesex, Surrey, and Kent, and the Cities Mereditbs, Roberts, & Mills, of London.

of London and Westminster. Herbert Warren, B.A., who served his clerkship to Mr.

Mr. George TAYLOR, solicitor, of Scarborough, has been Alexander Balderston, of London.

elected Clerk of the Peace for that borough. Mr. Taylor Henry White, who served his clerkship to Mr. Charles was admitted a solicitor in 1856. Hall, jan., of Huddersfield. .

Josiah Whitmore, who served his olerkship to Mr. William Wilkins, of Peterborough.

Edward Thomas Rice Wood, who served his clerkship to Mr. Arthur Cheese, of Rhayader, Radnor.

COMPANIES. The Council of the Incorporated Law Society have accordingly given class certificates and awarded the follow

WINDING-UP NOTICES. ing prizes of books :To Mr. Crundwell, the prize of the Honorable Society

Joint STOCK COMPANIES. of Clement'a-ivn. Value 10 guineas.

LIMITED IN CHANCERY. To Mr. Mowll, the prize of the Honorable Society of Anglo-FRENCH UNION BANK, LIMITED.-Petition for continuaClifford's-inn. Valae 5 guineas.

tion of voluntary winding up presented July 6, directed to be To Mr. McLean, the prize of the Honorable Society of The Molean the prize of the Honorable Society of heard before V.C. Hall on July 22. Paddison and Co, Castle st,

Holborn, solicitors for the petitioner New-inn. Value 5 gaineas.

ANGLO-VIRGINIAN FREEHOLD LAND COMPANY, LIMITED.--By an To Mr. Perkins, Mr. Batcher, and Mr. Dashwood, prizes

order made by V.C. Hall, dated June 17, it was ordered that the of the Incorporated Law Society. Value 5 guineas each. above company be wound up. Rooke and Sons, Lincoln's inn The council have given class certificates to the candidates

fields, solicitors for the petitioners in the second and third classes.


ing up, presented July 12, directed to be heard before the M.R. CO The number of candidates who attended the examination

July 23. Fowler and Co, Borough High st, solicitors for the petiwas 116.



ARTISTIC COLOR PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITED.-Oreditors are re. | also under the apprehension that the parties might be silly" quired, on or before Sept 30, to send their names and addresses

enough to come to some amicable arrangement if there was to James Cunliffe, Milner's bldgs, Finsbury pavement. Nov 2 at 11 is appointed for hearing and adjudicating upon the debts and any delay... By taking this course, however, it was necessary claims

to bring all the witnesses down from London, and the ex. GROSVENOR CO-OPERATIVE STORES, LIMITED.--Petition for winding

penses, which as everybody knew were quite heavy enough in up, presented July 14, directed to be heard before V.O. Hall on

London, were increased enormously. Parties had no right to July 29. Sydney, Coleman st, solicitor for the petitioners MANUFACTURERS' FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, LIMITED.--Fry, J.,

bring London causes down for trial at the assizes, and he was has fixed July 25 at 11 at his chambers for the appointment of an determined to adhere to the resolution he had come to with official liquidator

regard to them. TITUS SOMERFIELD AYD Sox, LIMITBD.--Petition for winding up.

presented July 11, directed to be heard before the M.R. on July 23 Bower and Cotton, Chancery-lane, agents for Baker, Walsall, soli.

citor for the petitioner. WHITCHURCHARD ELLES MERE BANKING COMPANY, LIMITED.-By an order made by Hall, V.C., dated July 8, it was ordered that the company be wound up. Cunliffe, Beaumont, and Davenport, Chancery-lane, agents for Churton, Chester, solicitor for the petitioner

| Gazette, July 15.]


LAST DAY OF PROOF. Fry. J., dated July 8, it was ordered that the company be wound DENNIS, Jonx, Baxtergate, Loughborough, Leicester, Milliner. up. Clarke, Woodcock, and Ryland, Lincoln's-inn-fields, solicitors July 29, Herbert v Dennis, V.0. Bacon. Clifford, Loughborough for the petitioners.

FARMER, WILLIAX GEORGE, Cambridge ter, Peckham, Ironmonger. CLIVIGER COTTON SHED COMPANY, LIMITED.-The M.R. has, by an Aug 1. Farmer v Farmer, V.C. Hall. Charles, Fenchurch st order dated June 28, appointed Joshua Rawlinson, Nicholas st, HILDICK, ROBERT, Walsall, Stafford, Grocer. July 25. Hipkins v Burnley, to be official liquidator. Creditors are required, on or Hildick, Fry, J. Huggins, Birmingham. before Oct 1, to send their names and addresses and the particulars LILLIE, JAMES, Arlington, Chester, July 28. Lillie v Carswell, of their debts or claims to the above. Nov 2 at 11 is appointed for V.C. Hall. Ormerod and Allen, Manchester hearing and adjudicating upon the debts and claims

OSBORNE, CHARLES, Edgware rd, Paddington, Carpenter. Aug 5. COUNTERSLIP SUGAR REFINERY COMPANY, LIMITED.-By an order Chapman v Stevens, M.R. Johnson, Seymour pl, Marylebone made by Fry, J., dated July 9, it was ordered that the voluntary TAYLOR, Jonx, Seven Sister's rd, Shirt ManufacturerJuly 28. winding up of the company be continued. Clarke and Co, Lin Lecky v Taylor, V.C. Hall, Pettiver, College st, College hill coln's inn fields, solicitors for the petitioners

WHITELEY, JOSEPH, Little Heck, York, Farmer. July 20. Whiteley GREAT WHEAL POLGOOTH, LIMITED.-Petition for winding up, pre v Challenger, V.C. Bacon, Clark, Snaith sented July 16, directed to be heard before V.C. Bacon on July 30.

[Gazette, July 6.] Beall and Co, Queen Victoria st, solicitors for the petitioner

BARKER, THOMAS, Etwall, Derby, Yeoman. Aug 12. Clarke v HORNSEA STEAM BRICK AND TILE WORKS, LIMITED.--Creditors are

Archer, V.0. Hall. Sale and Mills, Derby required on or before Aug 31 to send their names and addresses,

BARNES, EDWARD JAMES, Whitechapel, Stationer, Aug 31. Barnes and the fall particulars of their debts or claims to Joseph Hardy

v Dance, Fry, J. Poole, Bartholomew close Norfolk row, Sheffield. Oct 31 at 12 is appointed for hearing and

BRANFORD, MARY, Swanton Morley, Norfolk. Aug 15. Hill adjudicating upon the debts and claims.

Blake, V.C. Hall. Chantry, Norwich REECE's PATENT ICE COMPANY, LIMITED.-Petition for winding up,

BRANSON, Rev. ROBERT THOMPSOx, Bushey, Herts. Aug 31. Jones presented July 18, directed to be heard before V.O. Hall on July

v Branson, Fry, J. Davenport, Chancery lane Flint and Gardner, St Helen's place, solicitors for the

COPELAND, JOHN, Stoke-upon-Trent, Yeoman. Aug 12. Waine v petitioner. RYE VALE DISTILLERIES COMPANY, LIMITED.--V.C. Hall has fixed

Dale, V.C. Hall. Paddock and Sons, Hanley

DUXSPORD, THOXAS, Corbyn st, Hornsey. Aug 1. Searle v Duns. July 29 at 12 at his chambers, for the appointment of an official

ford, V.C. Hall. Learoyd, Albion chbrs, Moorgate st liquidator

GLADSTONE, HELEN JANE, Mount st, Grosvenor sq. July 29. Glad. [Gazette, July 19.]

stone v Bagshawe, V.C. Hall, Freshfields and Williams, Bank FRIENDLY SOCIETIES DISSOLVED.


HAMMON, JOHN, Sekfordest, Clerkenwell, Jeweller. July 28. CHESTER CO-OPERATIVE INDUSTRIAL AND PROVIDENT SOCIETY, Kirkham v Hammon, V.C. Hall. Beard and Sons, Basinghall st LIMITED, Frodsham st, Chester. July 16

PHILLIPS, THOMAS, Devizes, Gent. Aug 10. Ingles v Bayes, Fry, Devizes District WIDOW AND ORPHANS' SOCIETY, Odd Fellows' J.Meek, Devizes Hall, Devizes. July 16

SELLWOOD, WILLIAM, Buckland, Berks, Yeoman. Sept 1. Selle [Gazette, July 10.] wood v Rixon, Fry, J. Haines, Faringdon

THOMAS, BENJAMIN, Wauwen, Swansea, Innkeeper. Aug %.

Thomas y Thomas, M.R. Woods, Swansea
TREHANE, WALTER, Exeter, Wine Merchant. Ang 9. Cooper
Trehane, M.R. Ford, Exeter



LAST DAY OF CLAIM. Ar the opening of the assizes for the county of Herts on the AUSTEN, JAMES WILLIAM, Chatham, Kent, Army Contractor. Ang 18th inst., Lord Justice Bramwell said he had ascertained 13. Mann, Chatham that two of the causes entered for trial at these assizes were | Broun, CAROLINE, Westmoreland rd, Bayswater. Aug 8. Lawrance

and Co, Old Jewry chmbrs London cases, and he said at once that he would not try such Bunch, ROBERT, Caracas, Republic of Venezuela. Aug 30. Western cases. In one of these cases the cause of action appeared to and Son, Essex st, Strand have arisen in ked Lion-square, and the parties bad do CARLEY, Jonn, Leeds, Boot and Shoe Manufacturer. Oct 1, Butler

and Middlebrook, Leeds business to send such a cause to be tried at Hertford. Mr.

Mr. Cave, Susanna, Bromley, Kent. Aug 20. Latter and Willett, Channel), who was one of the counsel retained in the cause Bromley referred to, said that after the cause had been set down for CLARK, JOBX ROBERT, Beverley, York, Ironmonger. Aug 20. trial an application had been made on bebalf of the defendant

Shepherd and Co, Beverley to one of the masters to cbange the venue back to London,

| COUPLAND, CHARLES Henry, Scarborough, York, Gent. Aug I.

Christie, Lothbury and the master had referred the application to a judge at COWLET, Emma Corrock, Cheniston gdns, Kensington. Aug 13. chambers, who declined to make any order. Lord Justice

Birch and Co, Chester Bramwell said that such a cause had no business on the list

DAVIES, MARIA, Carmarthen. Aug 15. Lloyd, Carmarthen

Davis, John COOPE, Brentwood, Essex, Esq.Aug 15. Hanbury for trial at Hertford, and masters and judges at chambers and Co, New Brogd st must understand that he would not try London cases at the Dry, Thomas, Gloucester rd, Regent's pk, Esq. Sept 6. Scadding,

Gordon st, Gordon sq assizes without some special reason. His lord-hip then

ELSBY, WILLIAM, Crewe, Chester, Painter, Aug 16. Pointon, addressed a special jury that had been sworn, and said it

Crewe might be as well for him to state that the reason for his coming GOLDTHORP, JONN Dodds, Wakefield, York, Worsted Spinner. Sept to this determination was that the assizes were held solely for

1. Marsden and (o, Wakefield the purpose of disposing of the business of each particular

HANCOCK, MARY Anx, Sneinton, Nottingham. Aug 15. Wells and

Hind, Nottingham county, and it was most unfair that the legitimate business HARTLEY, ROBERT, Padiham, Lancaster, Weaver. Aug 31. Wheeler should be interf-red with by cases being sent down from

and Fletcher, Padiham London to be tried. He was aware that one of the reasons

HARVEY, JAMES, Clarendon, Island of Jamaica, Planter. Angl.

Tucker and Lake, Searle st, Lincoln's inn assigned for doing this was that parties could not get their Hoskins, DAVID, Neath, Glamorgan. Gent. Ang 7. ('urtis, Neata causes tried in London on account of the great pressure of IRELAND, MARY, Brampton Bryan, Hereford. Aug 10. Weyman, business in the London law courts. He did not believe there


JOHNSON, RALPII, Coundon, Durham. Sept 1. Parker, Bishop was any ground for saying this at the present time, and the Auckland real reason wis that a certain smart lawyer, seeing that an JONES, David, Carmarthen, Draper. Sept 30. Branel White, Caro ase iz - was to be held at Hertford, entered his cause for trial

marthen in the expectation that he would go his harvest quicker;

KITELEY, JOSEPH, Kidderminster, Worcester, Esq. Aug 1. Ivens

and Morton, Kidderminster

« PreviousContinue »