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Buchan v Tumer 1882 B 1,554
Causes assigned to Mr. Justice Heeford v Thompson 1882 H
Raycraft » Low, Huckvale & Co Beedle v Bailey 1882 B 200 SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE.
Birt v Purkiss 1881 B 5,106
Towne v Manning 1881 T 594 Palmer v Purkiss 1881 P 2,618 ORDER OF COURT,
Finden v L. B. & S. C. Ry Co Wethered v Thompson 1881 W Tuesday, the 19th day of September, 1882. 1880 F 1,650
712 Whereas, from the present state of the business before the Chancery Taber v Bloomer 1881 T 1,189 | Needham v Johnson 1881 N Division and the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice Addington v Addivgton 1880 A 1,417 respectively, it is expedient that a portion of the causes commenced in 869
Attorney.Gen v Board of Works, the said Chancery Division, but not being causes commenced for any of Parker v Mulloney 1881 P 3,216 Strand District 1882 A 688 the purposes set forth in the 3rd sub-section of the 34th section of the Cadett v Photographic Artists, &c, R. Bell & Co v Padbury 1881 B Supreme Court of Judicature Act, 1873, and thereby specially assigned Supply Assu 1882 C 353 L 3,852 to the said Division, should be transferred to the said Qucen's Bench Burnett v Tate 1881 B 6,919 | Allin v Chandler 1882 A 233 Division; Now I, the Right Honourable Roundell Baron Selborne, Lord Comite des Assureurs Maritimes & Talbot v Brereton 1882 T 499 High Chancellor of Great Britain, with the consent of the Lord Chief ors v Standard Bank of British Melander v Toye 1881 M 4,465 Justice of England, as President of the last-mentioned Division, do South Africa, ld 1881 0 5,314 Tagg v Gibbons 1882 T 20 hereby order that the several causes set forth in the schedules hereto be Parker v First Avenue Hotel Co Stuart v Stuart 1882 S 1,447 travsferred from the Ohancery Division to thie Queen's Bench Division 1882 P 563
Ingham Pope 1881 S 1,535 of the High Court of Justice, and be marked in the cause books | Attorney-Gen y Mayor, &c, of
SELBORNÈ, C. accordingly. And this order is to be drawn up by the registrar and set Bristol 1881 A 2,044
COLERIDGE, L.C.J. up in the several offices of the Chancery Division of the High Court of Attorney-Gen v Maubré Saccharine Justice.
Co, ld 1882 A 450
Stanford ĭ Ilorsham Local Board Causes assigned to the Vice Chan- ! (Chitty, J) 1881 S 3,751 cellor Bacon.
Worseldine v Thuey (VC Hall)
Mr. John CRICK FREEMAN, solicitor (of the firm of Crick & Freeman), of Crouch v Lumby 1881 05,230 Ormrod v Bolton Corporation (Fry, Maldon, has been elected Town Clerk of that borough, in succession to Mr. Fuller v Fuller and Duncan 1882 J). 1881 0 539
Arthur Evans, deceased. Mr. Freeman was admitted a solicitor in 1866. He F 377
Hilton v Bolton Corporation (Fry, is in partnership with his uncle, Mr. William Crick, coroner and clerk of the Cripps v New 1880 C 1.775 J) 1881 H 5,611
peace for the borough of Maldon, and with his brother, Mr. Alfred Crick Halphen v Lovell 1881 H 1,037 Gregsop v Bolton Corporation Evans, wbo is clerk to the Maldon Board of Guardians. SECOND SCHEDULE. (Fry, J) 1881 G 3,132
Mr. WILLIAM Kinch, solicitor, of Deddington and Bloxham, has been Causes assigned to Mr. Justice FRY. | Robson • Bolton Corporation (Fry, appointed a Perpetual Commissioner for Oxfordshire for taking the AcknowAncell v William Younger & Co J) 1881 R 2,782
ledgments of Deeds by Married Women. 1881 A 1,160
Walker ï Bolton Corporation (Fry, Mr. DANIEL CHARLES EDWARDES, solicitor (of the firm of Rees, Edwardes, & · Anglo-Universal Bank ( Eaton J) 1881 W 4,985
Wood), of Llanelly, has been appointed Town Clerk, Clerk of the Peace, and 1881 À 1,205
Haynes v Bolton Corporation (Fry, Clerk to the Magistrates for the Borough of Kidwelly.
Mr. WILLIAM JAMES Sarth, barrister, who has been appointed a Puisne
Judge for the Island of Cyprus, was called to the bar at Lincoln's-inn in Malleron v Merigot 1881 M J) 1881 0 5,6
1875, and is a member of the Midland Circuit. 2,157
Hughes v Tredwell (Fry, J) 1881 Jones v The Oldham Corporation
Mr, FREDERICK John BhIGHAM, solicitor, of Driffi-ld, has been appointed H 4,379
Clerk to the Great Driffield School Board. Mr. Brigham was adinitted a 1881 J 1,981 Johnson v Rivers Rivers ✓ John.
solicitor in 1877. Holden v The Oldham Corporatioñ son (Fry, J) 1881 J 1,698 1881 H 4,338 Hartopp v Taté (Jhitty, J) 1882
Mr. WILLIAM Roper, of the Irish bar, has been appointed a Sub-Commis. Simmonds v Carter, Paterson & Co
sioner under the Irish Land Act. 1882 S 119 Murgatroyd Ý Harrison (Chitty,
| Mr. ALFRED TOWNSHEND COBBOLD, solicitor, of Ipswicb, bas been elected Radcliffe y United Telephone Co, J) 1881 M 2,321
Clerk to the Samford Board of Guardians, Assessment Committee, and Rural id 1881 R 2,155 Naylor v Surrey, &c, Dock Co
Sanitary Authority. Mr. Cobbold is the son of Mr. Arthur Cobbold, solicitor. The British and Irish Telephone (Chitty, J) 1881 N 648
He was admitted in 1876.
Griffen v Kay (Chitty, J) 1881
INSTITUT DE DROIT INTERNATIONAL.
On Wednesday morniog the debate on European jorisdiction in Oriental Hampson v Scowcroft 1881 H Jay r Midland Ry Co (Chitty, J) countries was resumed and concluded. The points giving ri-e to most dis5,764
1881 J 912
cussion were the right of a consular coart to exact security for costs from a Esling v Spurgeon 1882 E 520 | Gilson v Clark (Chitty, J) 1882 plaintiff, tbe contents of the notice of appeal, and the nature of the ultimate THIRD SCHEDULE. G 629
court of appeal. Tbe draft regulations, as anended, were referred back to the Causes assigned to Mr. Justice Kår. Rossall v Walsh (Chitty, J)
committee, of wbich M, Martens is chairman. Puckle v Walls 1881 P 7091 1880 R 1,693
On Wednesday afternoon M. Bulmering, the chairman of the committee on E. Jacob & Co v Leyland (Chitty, Crossley v Brunswanger 1882 C
Prize Law, read bis report, and the discussion was commenced of his proposed
code, consisting of 131 articles. The English representatives present, Messrs. 236
J) 1881 J 1,770
Hall and Hollaod, proposed that those portions of the code which relate to the Smith v Cohen 1881 S 5,990 Gollings v Bunting (Obitty, J) procedure and to the constitution of prize courts, upon wbich there was no Riddle and Couchman y Dilks and 1881 G 2,036
irreconcilable difference of opinion, should be discussed separately from, aod Co 1881 R 383
Lakey v Towns (Chitty, J) 1880 previously to, the articles involving changes in the substantive law of prize, Harris v Harris 1882 H 1,382 L 1,469
which appeared to them inadmissible. Lambert v Wilson 1882 L 158 St Barbe v Edmonds (Chitty J) | This motion having been negatived, they handed in a long series of amend. Fletcher v Henley 1881 F 640 1881 S 4,242
ments to the objectionable articles. The earlier portions of the proposed code, Brass v The Vestry of Paddington Doyle v Mulkern (Chitty, J)
abolishing, inter alia, the right of capturiog private property at sea, were, 1881 B 1,261
1880 D 39
however, adopted without any of the changes desired by the English meinbers. Schofield v Weatherhead 1882 | Ashmead v Hicks (Chitty, J)
On Thursday afternoon progress was made with the code of prize law. The S 1,787
1881 A 1,877
amendments of the English members, designed to prevent radical changes in Avery v Newman 1882 À 401
the law of visit, contraband, and blockade, as understood in England, were | London and St Katherine Docks
rejected by large majorities. Cbatteris v Isaacson 1882 0139 Co v Bidder (Chitty, J) 1881
Friday morning's sitting was devoted to the further consideration of the new
scheme of maritime prize law, so much of which as relates to law, as opposed Causes assigned to Mr. Justice Kay White v Willoughby (Chitty, J) to procedure, was adopted, and ordered to be communicated to the various (for trial or hearing only). 1880 W 108
Governments as an expression of the views of the majority of the Institut.
The adverse opinion of the minority, consisting of the English members heard before the Vacation Judge on Sept 27. Torr and Co, Bedford row, agents for
Eastwoods, Todmorden, solicitors for the petitioner present, supported in writing by two of their absent colleagues, together with
SOUTH D'ERESBY MOUNTAIN LEAD MINING COMPANY, LIMITED.-Day, J., has fixed the absence of many of the American members, must largely detract from the
| Sept 27, at 12, at his chambers, for the appointment of an official liquidator
UNITED PARKEND AND NEW FANCY COLLIERIBS, LIMITED.-Petition for winding for Belgium, then read a touching address upon the character of his colleague presented Sept 18, directed to be heard before Day, J., on Sept 27. Field and Co, in the foundation of the Institut, M. Bluntecbli. On the invitation of
Lincoln's inn fields, agents for Maule, Newnham, solicitor for the petitioners
[Gasette, Sept. 19.] Professor Marquardsen, of Erlanger, it was agreed to meet next year at
COUNTY PALATINE OP LANCASTER, Munich.
LIMITED IN CHANCERY. On Tbursday afternoon the committee on jurisdiction in Oriental countries
FYLDE AERATED WATER COMPANY, LIMITED.-Petition for winding up, presented Sept
12, directed to be heard before the Vice-Chancellor, at The Cliffe, Nantwich, on Sept presented a revised set of draft regulations, which, after further discussion,
28. Needham and Co, Manchester, agents for Fletcher, Blackburn, solicitor for the were adopted, and ordered to be communicated to Governments, for remark and petitioner amendment. Reports were then read upon the recent literature of inter.
MERSEY WOOD WORKING COMPANY, LIMITED.-Petition for winding up, presented
Sept 14, directed to be heard bofore the Vice-Chancellor, at the Assize Courts, national law, and the legislative and other national Acts bearing upon the sub.
Manchester, on Tuesday, Oct 24. Haigh and Co, Liverpool, solicitors for the ject. This was done by MM. Pierantoni, Norsa, and Brusa for Italy, M. petitioner Kamarowski for Russia, and M. Bulmering for Germany. M. Moynier
[Gazette, Sept. 19.) announced the adhesion of the United States of America to the Convention of
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES DISSOLVED.
BUCKDEN AMICABLE SOCIETY, Buckden, Huntingdon. Sept 14 Geneva. M. Pierantoni mentioned that the Italian Government had resumed
IMPARTIAL BURIAL SOCIETY OF HER MAJESTY'S ROYAL DOCK YARD, Locture Hall, High its negotiations with a view to the assimilation of the law of different countries st, Deptford, July 19 as to the conflict of laws.
[Gazette, Sept. 19.] On Friday the committee on the conflict of penal laws made a provisional report, the full consideration of which was adjourned till the next session. The subjects for consideration in the meantime were settled and assigned to committees,
CREDITORS UNDER ESTATES IN CHANCERY.
LAST DAY OF PROOF.
CUTTS, JOAN, Little Bardfield Hall, Essex, Gent. Oct 24. Warren v Cutts, Kay, J.
Evans, John st, Bedford row
Elliott, jun, Sheffield
[Gazette, Aug. 25.]
ALLISON, JOIN, Elstree, Herts, Pianoforte Manufacturer. Oct 2. Sharpus v Hodge, MICHAELMAS COURSE OF LECTURES, 1882.
Kay, J. Wharton, Conduit st, Bond st Prospectus of the Lectures of the Professors.—The Professor of Jurisprudence
GLEW, SAMUEL, Ratoliffe-upon-Trent, Nottingham, Yeoman. Sept 30. Cooke v Don.
caster, Speed, Registrar, Nottingham, Martin, Nottingham will deliver, during the ensuing educational term, a course of eight lectures on MARFLEET, CHARLES, North Thoresby, Lincoln, Gent. Oct 2. Taplin v Flint, Chitty, J. the rules of privato international law on domicil, succession to moveables, Gray, Louth bankruptcy, and foreign judgments and proceedings, to be followed by a
[Gazette, Aug. 29.] course of four lectures on the common ground and points of contact between public international law and private international law. There will be twelve
CREDITORS UNDER 22 & 23 VICT. CAP. 35. lectures duriog the term. The first lecture of this course will be delivered
LAST DAY OF CLAIM. on Friday, November 3, at 3 p.m., and the subsequent lectures at the same
ABBISS, JAMES, Gracechurch st, Esq. Oct 19. Woollacott, Old Broad st bour on Tuesdays and Fridays.
AUSTEN, FRANCES PALMER, Teignmouth, Devon. Oct 6. Beale and Martin, Reading Equity.-The Professor of Equity will deliver, during the ensuing educa. BATEMAN, Rev JOHN, West Leake Rectory, Nottingham, Clerk. Oct 17. Bateman,
Derby tional term, twelve lectures upon tbe leadiog principles of trusts. The first
BIGG, JOHN BRETT, Codicote, Hertford, Gent. Oct 17. Heathfield and Son, Lincoln's lecture will be delivered on Friday, November 3, at 4.15 p.m., and the subse
inn fields . quent lectures at the same hoor on Wednesdays and Fridays during the term. BURLs, EDWARD, North ter, Camberwell, Gent. Oct 4. Kerly, Great Winchester st Law of Real and Personal Property.—The Professor of the Law of Real and
COLE, JOIN, Swansea, Retired Shipwright. Nov 1. Jellicoe, Swansea Personal Property will deliver, during the ensuing educational term, twelve
COUGHTREY, CAROLINE JANE, Gölborne rd, Upper Westbourne park. Sept 22.
Indermaur and Clark, Devonshire ter, Portland place lectures on the law of easements and title by prescription. The first lecture EDMAN, LOUISA MARIA Mason, Greenwich. Nov 30. Bristow, John st. Adelphi on this snbiect will be delivered on Tuesday, November 7. at 4.15 p.m. The FLITT, WILLIAM JAMBS, sen, Abbot's Langley, Hertford, Veterinary Farrier. Oct 31.
Sedgwick and Turner, High st, Watford subsequent lectures will be delivered on Thursdays at 3.5 p.m., and on Tues. | FOUNTAIN, RICHARD FOUlks, Trafalgar rd, Greenwich, Oil and Colourman. Nov 30. days at 4.15 p.m.
Common Law.–The Professor of Common Law will deliver, during the GILLETT, THOMAS, Chorley, Lancaster, Gent. Oct 2. Morris, Chorley ensuing educational term, twelve lectures on criminal law, with special refer
GOWLAND, GEORGE, Downs rd, Clapton, Coal Owner. Oct 20. Ellis and Crossfield,
Mark lane ence to offences against property. The first lecture on tbis subject will be HEATE, JOIN JOSEPH, Handsworth, Stafford, Engraver. Oct 17. Edwards, Birming. delivered on Monday, November 6, at 4.16 p.m. The subsequent lectures will ham be delivered on Thursdays and Mondays at the same hour.
HONE, GEORGE JOHN, Strand. Oct 19. Smallman, Queen st, Cheapside
KROUGH, HENRIETTA, Fort rd, Bermondsey, Oct 5. Harrison, Bermondsey st, SouthNote.-In December next there will be four examinations, one in the subject wark of the lectures given by each professor, open (subject as hereinafter mentioned)
LOSCOMBE, ELIZA, Victoria Dock rd, Canning Town, Licensed Victualler. Nov 2.
Buchanan and Rogers, Basinghall st to all students who have during the year 1882 attended the lectures of any of the
MILLER, ROBERT HAINES, Lewisham rd, Greenwich, Glass Merchant. Nov 30. Bristow, professore, but no student will be admitted to the examination in the subjects of John st, Adelphi ibe lectures of any professor unless be shall have attended at least two-thirds of MOSELEY, FRANCES MARIANNE, Brighton. Sept 20. Milne and Co, Harcourt bldgs, the lectures given during the year by such professor. No student will be ad. Templo mitted to more than two examinations; and no student who shall have obtained a
MOSELEY, Rev Thomas, Brighton. Sept 29. Milne and Co, Harcourt bldgs, Temple
REASON, WILLIAM, Brighton, Insurance Agent. Nov 15. Stevens and Son, Brighton studentsbip will te admitted to any such examination.
ROBINSON, GEORGE, Minories, Boarding-house Keeper. Dec 1. Noon and Clarke, After the examinations the following prizes will, on tho recommendation of the
Blomfield st committee, be given (that is to say) to the students who shall bave passed the SAMMES, EDWARD, Chipping Ongar, Essex, Oct 23. Gibson, Ongar best examination in the subjects of the lectures of each professor :-First prize, SAVAGE, WILLIAM, Wootton Bassett, Wilts, Lessee of Turnpike Tolls. Oct 12. Kinneir £50; second prize, £25; third prize, £15; fourth priza, £10. And a first and and Tombs, Swindon Becond prize of £70 and £30 respectively, to tbe students who obtain the greatest
SHARP, DANIEL THOMAS, Cheltenham. Sept 22. Indermaur and Clark, Devonshire
ter, Portland place aggregate dumber of marks in the examination in the subjects of the lectures
Tone, ROBERT, Gateshead, Durham, Marine Engineer. Oct 17. Chartres and Co, given by any two of the professors,
Newcastle-upon-Tyne No student will be entitled to more than one prize, but a student will receive WAGSTAFF, Join, Marks Tey, Essex, Farmer. Oct 17. Marshall, Colchester tbe prize of the highest value to which he shall appear to be entitled.
WEDDLE, JOIN, Watford, Hertford, Inland Revenue Oficer. Oct 31. Sedgwick and Tbe committee will pot be obliged to recommend any of the above prizes to be Turner, High st, Watford awarded, if the result of the examination be such as, in their opinion, will not
WILTSHIRE, ÉDWARD, Andover, Southampton, Gent. Nov 1, Smith and Son, Andover justify such recommendation.
WRIGHT, JOSEPH, Bridge rd, Battersea, Licensed Victualler. Oot 1. Corsellis and Co,
East hill, Wandsworth Any further information required by students may be obtained on applica
[Gazette, Sept. 5.] tion to the Clerk of the Council, Lincoln's-inn Hall.
Binks, Jonx, Barlbrough, Derby, Publican. Dec 25. Alderson and Co, Eckington
BURFGRD, WILLIAX, Southport, Lancaster, Gent. Nov 30. Lawton, Manchester COMPANIES.
BUTLER, JAMES, Wimbledon park, Surrey, Oct 21. Miller, Savilo row, St James',
CRUDGINGTON, MARY PUSEY, Liverpool. Oct 1. Gregory, Liverpool
EYERS, Thomas, Crooklands, Westmoreland, Bobbin Manufacturer. Oct 28. Thomson
and Wilson, Kendal
HARDEN, HENRY, Withington, Lancashire, Willow Merchant. Sept 30. Farrar and LIMITED IN CHANCERY.
Hall, Manchester Cwx Avox ESTATE AND WORKS COMPANY, LIMITED.-Day, J., has fixed Sept 26, at 12 HIGGS, WILLIAM, Richmond, nr Melbourne, Colony of Victoria, Gent. Nov 1. Surr at the chambers of Hall, V.C., for the appointment of an official liquidator
and Co, Abchurch lane PEOPLE'S CAFE COMPANY, LIMITED.-Petition for winding up, presented Sept 13, HOBSON, JOIN, Bakewell, Derby, Esq. Nov 1. Darbishire and Tatham, Manchester directed to be heard before the Vacation Judge, at the court of Hall, V.C., on Sept KIRK, JOHN CARDEX, Vauxhall st, Kennington lane, Lambeth. Sept 30. Fox and 27. Norton, Queen st, Cheapside, solicitor for the petitioners
Page, Serle st, Lincoln's inn
[Gazette, Sept. 15.7 Laws, CUTHBERT UMFREVILLE, Prudhoe, Northumberland, Gent. Oct 2. Laws and Co, CAKEWORE BRICKWORKS AND COLLIERY COMPANY, LIMITED.-Day, J., has fixed Sept 26. Newcastle upon Tyne
at 12, at the chambers of Hall, V.C., for the appointment of an official liquidator GREATE COMPANY, LIMITED.-Petition for winding up, presented Sept 19, directed to be
| MINSHALL, CHARLES, Oswestry, Salop, Solicitor. Nov 1. Minshalls and Parry-Jones,
8, Trafalgar rd, Greenwich, Oil
MORGAN, EDWIN JOIN, Nice, France, Esq. Oct 20. Shepheard and Sons, Finsbury Bland, Thomas, Burnley, Lancaster, Grocer. Oct 3 at 11.30 at Mitre Hotel, Cathedral circus
yd, Manchester. Creeke and Sandy, Burnley RABAD, THOMAS, Leek, Stafford, Blacksmith. Sept 12. William Rhead, Eli Doxey Börrett, Joseph Hayward, Mardale st, Shepherd's Bush, out of business. Sept 27 at 12 STEEL, ELIZABETH ALICE, Egremont, Chester. Nov 6. Kitchingman, Liverpool
at office of Wells, Southampton bldgs, Chancery lane SWIFT, ROBERT WILLIAM CARLINGFORD, Wellington st, Islington. Oct 19. Lee and Branson, Jonathan, Barrow in Furness, Lancaster, Grocer. Sept 28 at 3 at Trevelyan Grahame, Lincoln's inn fields
Hotel, Dalkeith st, Barrow in Furness. Taylor, Barrow in Furness WOOD, CHARLOTTE, Teignmouth House, Finchley. Oct 17. Paterson and Co, Bouverie Brown, William, Margate, Kent, Fly Proprietor. Oct 4 at 3 at office of Sparkes, Union st, Fleet st
row, Margate [Gazette, Sept. 8.] Button, Joseph William, and William Read Gleaves, Jamaica rd, Bermondsey, General
Drapers. Oct 4 at 12 at office of Ladbury and Co, Cheapside. Sole and Co, Aldermanbury
Buzzard, Thomas Hardy, New Brompton, Kent, Physician. Oct 2 at 3 at King's Head BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS.
Hotel, High st, Rochester, Stepoenson, Rochester
Bygate, Edwin, Brampton Bierlow, Rotherham, York, Schoolmaster. Sept 26 at 3 at BIRTHS.
Queen's Hotel, Barnsley. Rhodes, Rotherham BBADON.—July 28, at Tokio, Japan, the wife of Robert Beadon, barrister-at-law, Casley, George French, Exeter, Butcher. Oct 2 at 11 at office of Fryer, Gandy st, of a daughter.
Exeter Bedford. —Sept. 11, at Horsbam, the wife of Thomas Bedford, solicitor, of a Catt, Albert, Ore, Sussex, Builder. Sept 26 at 12 at offices of Savery, Trinity street,
Chetwynd, Arthur, Longdon Hall, near Rugeley, Stafford, Gentleman. Sept 26 at 2.30 BENNETT.-Sept. 7, at Marksdanos, Braton, Somerset, the wife of William
at Swan Hotel, Stafford. Morgan, Stafford Bennett, solicitor, of a daughter.
Davies, James, Tonypandy, Glamorgan, Draper. Sept 26 at 12 at Queen's Hotel, CarFRASER.-Sept. 5, at 26, Glatnoy Esplanade, Guernsey, the wife of H. L. Frazer, diff. Rosser, Pontypridd barrister-at-law, of a daughter.
Davies, Leonard Randal, Laurence Poutney lano, Merchant. Oct 2 at 2 at offices of GRAMMER.-Sept. 14, at 48, Walterton-road, W., the wife of G. T. Grammer, Hogan and Hughes, Martin's lane solicitor, of a son.
Deane, Charles Henry, Gloucester, Plumber. Sept 23 at 11 at offices of York, Berkeley
st, Gloucester INGPEN.-Sept. 10, at 95, Chancery-lane, the wife of Arthur Robert Ingpon,
Dennis, Frank Faulkner, Newington Butts, Butcher. Sept 28 at 2 at offices of Dear, barrister-at-law, of a son.
Gresham st LOCKYER.-Sept. 12, at Reigate Ville, Wickham-road, 8.E., the wife of George Dixon, Frances Ann, Kirkdale, near Liverpool, out of business. Sept 29 at 2 at offices Lockyer, of Deptford, Kent, solicitor, of a son.
of Green, Liverpool Sykes.-Sept. 11, at Huddorsfield, the wife of John G. W. Sykes, barrister-at. Drinkwater, William Hervey, Liverpool, Grocer. Oct 6 at 3 at offices of Quilliam and law, of a daughter.
Carruthers, Elliott st, Liverpool
Ebbutt, Arthur Bance, Croydon, Surrey, Upholsterer. Sept 27 at 3 at the offices of
Andrews, Ironmonger lane. Carter and Bell, Eastcheap CORY-RUNDLE.-Sept. 7, at Stoke-Damarel, Richard Wallis Cory, barrister-at
Edwards, John, Whitford, Flint, Grocer. Sept 27 at 3 at Albion Hotel, Chester, Evans, law, to Kate Yolland, daughter of G. H. E. Randle, of Argaum Villa, Stoke,
Everett, George Samuel, Norwich, Grocer. Sept 20 at 12 at offices of Stanley, Bank HOLYOAK-ARDRON.-Sept. 6, at Queniborough, Leicestershire, Edward John Plain, Norwich Holyoak, B.A. (Cantab.), solicitor, to Henrietta Sarah, daughter of John Fenn, Thomas William, East st, Walworth, Boot and Shoe Manufacturer. Sept 25 at
12 at Masons' Hall Tavern, Basinghall st. Ede, Finsbury pavement Ardron, Quoniborough Cottage. LAKE_POLKINGHORNE.-Sept. 12, at St. Barnabas', Islington, William James
Fisher, Samuel, Lichfield, Butcher. Sept 29 at il at offices of Barnes and Russell, so
John st, Lichfield Lake, solicitor, to Juliet Alice, daughter of the late Edwin Sherman Polking
Fuelling, Thomas, Atlantic rd, Coldharbour lane, Baker. Sept 25 at 3 at Corn Exchange horne, formerly of Cliff House, Pedzinco.
Hotel, Mark lane. Moore, Mark lane READER-GURNEY.-Sept. 7, at Slapion, Bucks, George Reader, of Elg-place, Gardner, Thomas, Birmingham, Baker. Sept 25 at 11 at offices of Walter, New st, Birsolicitor, to Alethea Maria, daughter of the lató W. Garney, of Aylesbary. mingham. Parry, Birmingham DEATHS.
Gerry, John, Teignmouth, Devon, Coal Merchant. Oct 3 at 11 at Railway Hotel, TeignBADDELEY.-Sept. 1, at Nowport, Salop, Thomas Bernard Baddeley, solicitor,
mouth. Carter, Torquay
Gordon, John, Brighton, Sussex, Manufacturing Jeweller. Oct 2 at 3 at the offices of aged 67.
Harker, Queen's rd, Brighton POWBLL.- Sept. 15, James Powell, Pocklington, solicitor, aged 61.
Gravell, Jabez, Chiswell st, Finsbury, Leather Factor. Oct 2 at 2 at offices of Carter WILSON.-Sept. 18, at Clapham, James McDowell Wilson, barrister-at-law,
and Bell, Eastcheap Harding, Robert, West Chiltington, Sussex, Builder. Sept 29 at 3 at Swan Hotel, Pul.
borough. Lamb and Evett, Brighton Hardy, George Hunter, Newcastle upon Tyne, Timber Merchant. Sept 28 at 2 at
Queen's Head Hotel, Pilgrim st, Newcastle upon Tyne. Mather and Co, Newcastle upon Tyne Holmes, John, Carnforth, Lancaster, Builder. Sept 27 at 11 at office of Johnson and
Tilly, Sun st, Lancaster
Johnson, Henry, Bristol, Carpenter, Sept 29 at 12 at office of Collins, Broad st, Bristol.
Hunt and Co, Bristol
Joy, Warner, Northfleet, Kent, Licensed Victualler. Sept 28 at 3 at Bull Hotel,
Rochester. Woods and McClellan, Chatham
Kendall, Alfred, Doncaster, Grocer. Sept 27 at 3 at office of Palmer, St Sepulchre gate,
Doncaster. Burdekin and Co Hopkinson, William, Peckham rye, Agent for Sewing Machines. Pet Sept 13.
Kent, Thomas, Commercial rd, Boot Manufacturer. Sept 29 at 11 at office of Mason, Brougham. Sept 27 at 12.30
Curtain rd, Finsbury Simmons, Louis, Brompton rd, Dealer in Old Silver. Pet Sept 12. Brougham. Sept
Lawton, James, Longton, Stafford, Basket Dealer. Sept 23 at 3 at office of Welch, 29 at 11
Caroline st, Longton
Lee, Charles, Calverley, York, Tailor. Sept 25 at 11 at Commercial Inn, Tyrrel st, BradGriffith, Joseph, Thornton Heath, Estate Agent. Pet Aug 29. Rowland. Croydon,
ford. Rhodes, Bradford Sept 26 at 2
Leonard, Robert, Bitton, Gloucester, Baker. Sept 27 at 12 at office of Young and White, Slater, Arthur Webster, Leeds, Woollen Merchant. Pet Sept 13. Marshall. Leeds,
Clare st, Bristol Oct 4 at 11
Lowbridge, Susannah, Middlesborough, Beerhouse Keeper. Sept 30 at 3 at office of Tanser, William Jarvis, Sutton Cheny, Leicester, Publican. Pet Sept 12. Ingram.
Vachell, Albert rd, Middlesborough Leicester, Sept 26 at 12
Luke, Isaac, Devonport, Boot Maker. Sept 29 at 11 at office of Graves, St Aubyn st, Thomas, David, Dowlais, Glamorgan, Grocer. Pet Sept 13. Lewis. Merthyr Tydfil,
Devonport Sept 27 at 3
Mackenzie, James, Birmingham, Travelling Draper. Sept 28 at 3 at Grand Hotel, Col. TUESDAY, Sept. 19, 1882.
more row, Birmingham Under the Bankruptcy Act, 1869.
Marshall, John, Wombwell, York, Shopkeeper. Sept 27 at 11 at office of Gray, East
gate, Barnsley Creditors must forward their proofs of debts to the Registrar.
Miller, John Samuel, and Thomas James Wild, Denton, Hat Manufacturer, Sept 29 at To Surrender in the Country. Ashtell, John, jun., Folkestone, Baker. Pet Sept 15. Furley. Canterbury, Oct 6 at 2
3 at King's Arms Hotel, Manchester. Clayton, Ashton under Lyne Duncan, Archibald, Birkenhead, Baker. Pet Sept 14. Williams. Birkenhead, Oct 3
Miller, Robert, Burry Port, Carmarthen, Drapers' Assistant. Sept 28 at 11 at office of
Hulme, Angel st, Worcester at 12 Galpin, Jacob, Florence villas, Teddington. Pet Sept 15. Bell. Kingston, Oct 20 al 4
Miller, William Hunter, Westminster Bridge rd, Lambeth, Printer. Oct 2 at 2.30 at offic
of Boulton, King William st. Hollams and Co, Mincing lane Price, William, Hanley, Greengrocer. Pet Sept 15. Jackson. Hanley, Sept 30 at 11
Neumann, Moses, Sheffield, Dealer in Crown Plate. Sept 26 at 3 at office of Bell, Figtre Roe, Arthur Richard, Luton, Bedford, Grocer. Pet Sept 13. Cooke. Luton, Oct 3 at 11
lane, Sheffield Wardell, John Richard, Egmanton, Notts, Farmer. Pet Sept 13. Speed. Nottingham,
Ogle, Charlotte, Melbourne, Yorks, Farmer. Sept 28 at 10.30 at office of Robson, Market Oct 3 at 10.30
st, Pocklington Wedgwood, Samuel, Chester, Provision Dealer. Pet Sept 16. Williamson. Chester,
Ogle, Thomas Eastwood, Melbourne, York, Farmer. Sept 28 at 11.30 at office of Robson, Sept 30 at 12
Market st, Pocklington Winstanley, Thomas, Wigan, Brass Founder. Pet Sept 7. Hope. Wigan, Sept 28 at 11
Orams, John Edward, Newbury, Berks, Watchmaker. Sept 25 at 1 at Wheatsheaf
Hotel, Friar st, Reading. Belcher, Newbury
Owens, James, Lodge lane, nr Liverpool, Builder. Sept 28 at 3 at 14, Cook st, Liver. Wood, John William, and David Tattersall, Leeds, Tanners. Sept 6.
pool, Lupton, Liverpool TUESDAY, Sept. 19, 1882.
Pollard, James, Manchester, Plumber. Sept 26 at 3 at offices of Simpson and Hockin, Wells, Dudley, Bosmere, Upper Tulse hiỉt. Sept 13
Mount st, Manchester
Porter, Henry, Redwald rd, Lower Clapton, Contractor, Oct 11 at 3 at offices of Law. Liquidations by Arrangement.
rence and Co, Old Jewry chmbrs FIRST MEETINGS OF CREDITORS.
Reid, Thomas Edward, Brighton, Draper. Sept 26 at 3 at 145, Cheapside. Goodman, FRIDAY, Sept. 15, 1882.
Brighton Anderson, Charles, and John Thomas Harlow, Newington, Kent, Blacksmiths. Sept Rhodes, Osmond Yeadon, Leeds, Wine Merchant. Sept 29 at 3 at Salisbury Hotel, 27 at 4 at Bull Hotel, Sittingbourne. Acworth and Woodgate, Rochester
Salisbury sq, Fleet st. Ford and Warren, Leeds Ashton, John, Holloway rd, Hosier. Sept 25 at 12 at office of Bryce and Co, Guildhall | Roberts, Robert, Mostyn, Flint, Shoemaker. Sept 27 at 3 at offices of Royle, Newgate chbrs, Basinghall st. Dupn, Guildhall chbrs, Basinghall st
st, Chester Baldry, James William, Landport, Baker. Sept 23 at 3 at office of Casey, St George's Scholfield, Fred, Weston st, Bermondsey, Licensed Victualler. Oct 6 at 3 at Wine Trade sq, Portsea, Bramsdon
Creditors' Association, Billiter st. Nash and Field, Queen st Barker, Edward Dunning, Pelton rd, East Greenwich, Engineer. Oct 2 at 3 at 1, Sears, John, Wellingborough, Northampton, Builder. Sept 28 at 2 at office of Toller, Lombard court. Masterman, New Broad st
High st, Kettering Bedford, William, Gravesend, Kent, Club House Proprietor. Sept 28 at 4 at New Shaw, Clement Cottrell, Sedgley, Stafford, Grocer. Sept 28 at 11 at office of Stokes Falcon Hotel, West st, Gravesend.' Hilder, Gravesend
and Hooper, Priory st, Dudley Berry, James, Oldham, Lancaster, out of business. Sept 28 at 3 at Mitre Hotel, Cathe Shaw, George Alfred, Castleford, York, Grocer. Sept 29 at 1 at offices of Phillips, dral gates, Manchester. Watson, Oldham
Carlton st, Castleford Berry, Samuel, Oldham, Lancaster, out of business. Sept 28 at 3.30 at Mitre Hotel, Shaw, Samúel, Longton, Stafford, Licensed Victualler. Sept 23 at 12 at office of Welsh, Cathedral gates, Manchester, Watson, Oldham
Caroline st, Longton Berry, Thomas, Liverpool, out of business. Oct 6 at 2 at fice of Bartlott and Berry, Sofiano, John, Manchester, Bleacher, Sept 28 at 11 at offices of Addleshaw and War. Dalest, Liverpool
burton, Norfolk st, Manchester
Sugden, William, How den, York, Plumber. Oct 3 at 11.30 at offices of Groen, Milton, Joseph, Birmingham, Grocer. Sept 29 at 3 at offices of Jaques, Temple row Howden
Birmingham Summerell, James, Chippenbam mews, Tarpaulin Manufacturer. Sept 26 at 12 at office Mokes, Henry, Nottingham, out of business. Sept 30 at 3.30 at office of Bird, Middle of Sampson, Marylebone rd
pavement, Nottingham Tansley, Thomas, Longton, Stafford, Fishmonger, Sept 23 at 10 at office of Welch, Mcle, Isaac, Colchester, Essex, Bootmaker. Oct 2 at 3 at offices of Prior, Head st, Caroline st, Longton
Colchester Taylor, John, Noble st, Belt Manufacturer. Oct 3 at 2 at Masons' Hall Tavern, Masons' Myers, Joseph Evans, Market Harborough, Leicoster, Grocer. Oct 3 at 2 at 6, Arthur avenue, Basinghall st. Ashley and Co, Frederick's pl, Old Jewry
st East. May and Co, Adelaide pl, London Bridge Turner, Alfred, Leicester, Travelling Auctioneer. Oct 2 at 3 at office of Hincks, Newton, Thomas, Nottingham, Painter, Sept 29 at 3.30 at office of Bird, Middle Bowling Green st, Leicester
Pavement, Nottingham Ward, Emily, Buckingham Palace rd, Dealer in China. Sept 29 at 12 at offices of Noack, Albert Edward, Bark pl, Bayswater, Builder, Sept 27 at 3 at office of Robinson Martelli, Staple inn, Holborn
and Leslie, Coleman st. Lomax, Haymarket Wright, John, Northampton, Fruiterer. Sept 25 at 3 at office of Palmer and Co, New Nutbean, Daniel James, Devonport, Foreman Machinist. Oct 3 at 3 at office of Stan. land, Northampton. Wright, Leicester
bury, Princess sg, Plymouth Young, Frederick Mark, Birmingham, Jet Merchant. Sept 27 at 3 at offices of Bunkle Ollis, Sarah Clements, Stroud Green rd, Wool Dealer. Oct 13 at 11 at office of Briggs, and Clulee, Newhall chmbrs, Birmingham. Owen, Birmingham
Gt James st, Bedford row
Packer, Thomas Edward, Rotherhithe, Surrey, Oilman. Sept 29 at 3 at office of Cooper TUESDAY, Sept. 19, 1892.
and Co, Lincoln's-inn-fields Alexander, Benjamin Frederic, Well st, Hackney, General Dealer. Sept 29 at 13 at
Palmer, John, Bewdley, Worcester, Licensed Victualler. Sept 29 at 3.30 at office of
Miller and Corbett, Church st, Kidderminster office of Anning, Cheapside Allen, William, Ledbury, Hereford, Coach Painter. Oct 9 at 12 at office of Piper,
Parker, George, Monk Frystone, York, Brewer. Oct 3 at 3 at office of Foster and Raper, Court-house, Ledbury
Ropergate, Pontefract Apsey, Joseph James, Reading, Berks, Baker. Sept 29 at 11 at office of Creed, the
Parker, John, Wrexham, Denbigh, Beerhouse Keeper. Sept 23 at office of Bott, the
Priory, Wrexham, in lieu of the place originally named
Pearson, Alfred William, Kingswinford, Stafford, Surgeon. Sept 29 at 3 at office of
Corser and Walker, Market st, Stourbridge
Portbury, William, Exeter, Baker. Oct 6 at 2 at office of Reed, High st, Exeter. Brick
man, Oakhampton Sun st, Lancaster Bell, Joseph, Stockton on Tees, Durham, Cabinet Maker. Sept 26 at 11 at office of Richards, John, Bristol, Newsagent. Oct 2 at 12 at offices of Mosely, Shannon ct, Corn
st, Bristol Best, Bigh st, Stockton on Tees Benjamin, Ezekiel Albert, Sydenham, Kent, no occupation. Oct 6 at 3 at office of Robinson, Henry Austin, Ventnor, Isle of Wight. Oct 2 at 2 at Inns of Court Hotel,
High Holborn. Joyce, Newport
Selmes, Louis, St Leonard's-on-Sea, Sussex, Fly Proprietor. Oct 3 at 3 at the offices of
Neve, London rd, St Leonard's-on-Sea st, Bristol. Essery, Bristol Campbell, James Rogers, and William Telford Campbell, Southampton, Fly Proprietor.
Slater, Abraham, Carnforth, Lancaster, Coal Merchant. Oct 2 at 2 at offices of Johnson
and Tilly, Sun st, Lancaster Sept 27 at 3 at office of Watts, Albion pl, Southampton
Smith, Henry Vincent, Birmingham, Carver. Oct 2 at 3 at offices of Baller and Co, Cartwright, Thomas Henry, Burslem, Stafford, Hairdresser. Sept 26 at 10 at office of
Bennett's hill, Birmingham Ashmall, Albion st, Hanley
Snook, George Frederick, Manufacturer of Druggist's Sundries. Oct 3 at 12 at Guild. Chambers, William Johx, and William Thompson, Kirkdale, Provision Dealers. Oct 3
ball tavern, Gresham st. Plunkett and Leader, St Paul's Churchyard at 3 at office of Pemberton and Co, Harrington st, Liverpool Chetwynd, Arthur, Longdon Hall, Rugeley, Stafford, Gentleman. Sept 26 at 2.30 at
Stafford, Robert, Leicester, Watchmaker. Sept 29 at 12 at offices of Harvey, Selborne
bldgs, Millstone lane, Leicester Swan Hotel, Stafford. Morgan, Stafford Cockshoot, William, Manchester, Leather Dresser. Oct 2 at 3 at office of Heath, Swan
Staniforth, Samuel Henry, Ilfracombo, Devon, Accountant, Oct 4 at 12 at offices of
Thorne, Castle st, Barnstaple st, Manchester Cox, Charles, Woodford, Essex, Builder. Oct 2 at 12 at offices of Martin, Fenchurch
Stanton, Isaac, Walsall, Stafford, Builder. Sept 28 at 11 at offices of Marlow and Co,
Bridge st, Walsall Crawcour, William Henry, Leicester Forest East, Cordial Manufacturer. Oct 4 at 3 at
Stokes, William, Bristol, out of business. Sept 27 at 12 at offices of Andrews, Nicholas
st, Bristol office of Freer and Co, New st, Leicester Danziger, Jacob, Hanley, Stafford, Travelling Jeweller, Sept 28 at 11 at office of Ash.
Stone, Thomas, Bradpole, Dorset, Carpenter. Oct 2 at 12.30 at Greyhound Hotel, Brid
port. Howard, Melcombe Regis mall, Albion st, Hanley Davy, Alfred, old Catton, Norfolk, Builder. Oct 2 at 12 at office of Bavin and Daynes,
Suttle, Arnold, Stowmarket, Innkeeper. Oct 4 at 11 at King's Head Hotel, Ipswich st,
Thornley, Joseph Highfield, Warrington, Lancaster, Provision Dealer's Manager. Oct
4 at 2 at office of Cowl, South John st, Liverpool Oct 2 at 11 at Swan Hotel, Dudley. Gould and Elcock, Stourbridge
Tildesley, David, Irongate Wharf, Paddington, Ironmonger. Oct 2 at 2 at Guildhall Eaton, Francis Thomas, Bollington, Macclesfield, Chester, Grocer. Oct 4 at 3 at
Tavern, Gresham st. Yeo and Warner, Finsbury pavement office of Barclay and Henstock, Exchange chbrs, Macclesfield Glydon, William, Birmingham, Metal Roller. Oct 2 at 3 at Newhall st, Birmingham.
Turner, William Gill, Fewston, York, Gent. Oct 2 at 3 at office of Harrison, East
parade, Leeds Johnson and Co, Birmingham
Williamson, Thomas, Hereford, Sewing Machine Factor, Oct 3 at 4 at office of CorGordon, James, Duston, Northampton, Bootmaker. Oct 3 at 3.30 at office of Becke,
ner, High Town, Hereford Derngate, Northampton Gough, Frank Robinson, and Ernest Willis Bickle, Birmingham, Auctioneers. Oct 2 at
Willcocks, Frank William, Kingsland rd, Wine and Spirit Merchant. Oct 4 at 2 at
Guildhall tavern, Gresham st. Hughes, Eastcheap 12 at office of Pointon, Temple row West, Birmingham Graham, Walter, Victoria Oil Mills, West Drayton, Seed Crusher. Oct 4 at 11 at Guild.
Wilkinson, James, Cheetham, nr Manchester, out of employment. Oct 4 at 3 at office
of Farrar and Hall, Fountain st, Manchester hall Tavern, Gresham st. Piesse, Old Jewry cbmbrs Greenslade, Philip Elmore, Stoke Canon, Devon, Butcher. Sept 28 at 3 at office of Burch,
Wilman, George, Dewsbury, York, Grocer. Sept 30 at 11 at office of Stapleton,
Union st, Dewsbury
Wittich, Adolph, Charlotte st, Caledonian rd, Baker. Sept 27 at 3 at office of Marchant
and Co, George yd, Lombard st
Tavern, Gresham st. Yeo and Warner, Finsbury pavement
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The characteristic difference, the reason for absolutely rejecting CURRENT TOPICS.
privateering, is, that it is without military organization, and that it does not carry on a contest of State against State, but one of individual against individual.” It seems clear that no rule of
international law forbids the temporary conversion of merchant MR. JUSTICE Day had over seventy cases in his paper on vessels into war ships, provided the crews and officers are, for the Wednesday, and although, as usual, a number went off, he was time being, part of the regular nayy; and we must be prepared occupied until balf-past six o'clock in disposing of his list. He for considerable changes in naval warfare on the occurrence of the sat again on Friday to hear a list of seventeen motions and next war between two maritime nations. petitions.
THE LORD CHANCELLOR in his graceful speech at Exeter last A CORRESPONDENT, whose knowledge of the subject week rather went out of his way to set forth the necessity for a cannot be questioned, sends us an interesting letter explaining | cordial understanding between the holder of his office and the very fully those relations between solicitors and auctioneers at judicial bench. He is reported to have said thatLiverpool, to which rule 11 in Schedule I. of the Remuneration
"Between the Executive Government and the independent judicature there Order owes its origin. It appears that the functions of the are many relations. There is much necessity for mutual understanding and auctioneer in that city usually begin and end with putting up the constant communication, and I think it very doubtful whether, if you entirely property for sale. He attends at the auction-room and reads the excluded from the office of the Minister of State everyone who had judicial particulars and special conditions (the common form conditions
functions, you would not find the barmony and the easy action of those rela
tions considerably impeded. One who is a judge associates with judges, underof; the local law society are not read) and then takes the bids
stands the judicial system, has at heart the maintenance of its authority and and knocks down the lots. Everything else is done by the solici its independence, and as the Executive must be assisted by legal counsel for tor who has charge of the sale. He prepares the advertisements; most necessary purposes, I doubt greatly whether there is not a considerable inserts them in newspapers; gets the printers to post the placards;
advantage from a judicial point of view in having the Minister of Justice also distributes the particulars and conditions, and engages the auction
conversant with the duties of the bench." room. Why, asks our correspondent, when the solicitor has done
There is, of course, a great deal of truth in these observations. No so much, should he not do what little remains by taking out the one doubts that a Chancellor gets on better with the judges because necessary license and offering the property for sale ? We confess he belongs to them, understands their ways, and is likely to share that, with regard to the class of auctioneers and the established | their views. But we should venture to suggest that there is another practice described by our correspondent, we are disposed to indorse aspect of the matter; and that it is not necessarily for the public his query. It is probable that the effect of the Remuneration benefit that this exceedingly good understanding should exist between Order will be ultimately to make it a very general practice for the head of the legal system and the bench. The function of solicitors to conduct the whole sale ; but in London, it may be watching over the development and reform of legal procedure is some time before they will be inclined to undertake all the duties no doubt safe enough in the hands of the present and the late performed by the Liverpool solicitors, or before clients will con-Chancellor, the joint authors of the Judicature Act, judges sent to give up the advantages which they suppose they gain from
though they be. But would it always be equally safe in the hands the “connection” and experience of auctioneers. These advan
of one who has been a judge, who “associates with judges," and tages, however, we imagine, are greatly overrated, and, if rumour
“has at heart the maintenance" of the authority and independspeaks correctly, an attempt will be made early in the new year
ence of the judicial system? It has seemed to some observers to see whether a system of sales by solicitors at the Law Institu
that since the Judicature Acts, and especially since the annual tion cannot be established.
Council of Judges has been made a reality, there has been a considerable disposition on the part of the bench, or a part of the bench, to push their class interests, not always,
perhaps, with a due regard to the public advantage. Did IT IS STATED that a number of merchant ships have been re- Lord SELBORNE find his association with the judges helpful cently surveyed by the Admiralty officials with a view to their or beneficial when he received from the late Lord Chief Justice use as auxiliary war vessels, and that guns have been ordered the letter in which he stated that he was “ wholly at a loss to see for their armament. The scheme is not a novel one. It will be what would be gained by merging the three common law divisions remembered that in 1878, when war between this country and into one court”; that he was « satisfied that a court of fifteen Russia seemed imminent, rumours came of the intention of the judges under a nominal president would not and could not work," Russian Government to arm as cruisers vessels which were not and that “ hopeless confusion would be the result”; or when Mr. part of their regular navy. And during the Franco-German War Justice WATKIN WILLIAMS issued his memorandum or when Mr. The Prussian Government invited shipowners to lend their ships Justice STEPHEN published his magazine article on the same subfor war purposes, receiving as remuneration ten per cent. of their ject; or when six of the judges of the common law divisions voted value; the crews to be hired by the owners, but to enter the in the Council of Judges against the proposal to consolidate the German navy during the war, to wear its uniform, and take oath divisions? Or was there any great sympathy or cordial underto the articles of war. The French Government complained to standing between Lord SELBORNE and the judges with regard to Lord GRANVILLE, the English Foreign Secretary, that this was the judicial diatribes on the Winter Assizes, or with regard to the practically a re-establishment of privateering, and a breach of defeat by the judges of the very mild proposal for shortening the Article 1 of the Declaration of Paris, by which privateering was Long Vacation? The truth would rather seem to be that on any abolished. The matter was submitted to the English law officers, matter which touches the personal interests of the judges, the less who advised that the scheme was unobjectionable. This view was sympathy the Lord Chancellor has with the views prevalent subsequently sanctioned by the high authority of the late Professor among them, the better for the public and the profession. BLUNTSCHLI, who remarked that “ it is inaccurate to say that the prohibition of privateering would for the future hinder a maritime Power which has a great merchant fleet and a small war fleet WHEN THE MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS BILL, which has now from reinforcing and completing the latter by means of the former. become “The Municipal Corporations Act, 1882," was introduced