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LEE, JEREMIAH, Great Staughton, Huntingdon, Farmer. Aug 1. Glasgow and South-Western Railway; Leeds Tramways; John Lynn, St Neots, Ironmonger

| Midland Railway (Additional Powers); Birkenhead CorporaMARTIN, THOMAS, Uckfield, Sussex, Corn Merchant. Aug 13. Warburton and De Paula, West st, Finsbury circus

tion (Gas and Water); Birkenhead Corporation; Caledonian MATTHEWS, EMILY, Shirley, Southampton. Aug 11, Hastings Bull, Railway (Larbert and Grangemouth Connecting Lines) ; Ed.

Southampton
PAYNE, GEORGE, Over Norton, Oxford, Beerseller. Aug 15. Wil-

monton Local Board (Division of District); Great Northern

Railway ; London and North-Western Railway (Additional kins, Chipping Norton PICKUP, GEORGE, Hapton, Lancaster, Farmer. Aug 31. Wheeler Powers); Potteries, Shrewsbury, and North Wales Railwa y and Fletcher, Padiham

(Winding Up); Swanage Railway; and East London WaterRUSSELL, GEORGE, Wath upon Dearne, York, Gent. Sept 30. Dibb

works Company. and Co, Barnsley SCOTT, JOHN HARGREAVES, Burnley, Lancaster, Esq. Aug 15. Carr

BILLS IN COMMITTEE. and Son, Colne

Wild Birds Protection Act Amendment, Tramways SHUBROOK, LEWIS GOODRIDGE, New Bond st, Tailor. Aug 16.

Orders Confirmation (No. 2).
Taylor, Old Burlington st
SMITH, MARY ANN, Hotel de Poilly, Boulogne, France. Aug 8.

BILL READ A THIRD TIME.
Boulton and Co, Northampton sq, Clerkenwell

PRIVATE BILL.-Alsager Chapel (Marriages).
THORSBY, SARAK Ann, Nottingham. Aug 13. Burton and Co,
Nottingham

JULY 19.-BILL IN COMMITTEE.
TIMOTHY, AUGUSTUS FREDERICK, Cooper's row, Crutched Friars, Supreme Court of Judicatore Act Amendment.

Wharfinger. Aug 31. Gush and Phillips, Finsbury circus WHEELER, THOMAS, Cheadle Bulkeley, Chester, Gent. Aug 15.

BILLS READ A THIRD TIME. Watts, Manchester

PRIVATE BILLS.-Furness Railway, Oxted and Groom. WRIGHT, JOAN, Park lane, Hall Porter. Aug 1. Tickle, Lawrence bridge Railway. lane, Cheapside

[Gazette, July 15.]

Petroleum (Hawking).

COURT OP

MASTE

Date.

HOUSE OF COMMONS.
JULY 14.-BILLS READ A THIRD TIME.

PRIVATE BILLS.--East London Water, Teign Valley LEGISLATION OF THE WEEK. Railwag.

JULY 15.-BILL READ A SECOND TIME. HOUSE OF LORDS.

Metallio Mines (Gunpowder). JULY 14.-BILL READ A SECOND TIME.

BILL IN COMMITTEE.
PRIVATE Bill.-Aleager Chapel (Marriages).

Turnpike Aots Continuanoe.
BILL READ A THIRD TIME.

JULY 18.-BILLS READ A SECOND TIME. Medway Conservancy.

Veterinary Surgeons, Metropolitan Board of Works JULY 15.-BILI READ A SECOND TIME.

(Money), Incumbents of Benefices Loans Extension. Sale and Use of Poisong.

BILLS READ A THIRD TIME.
BILLS IN COMMITTEE.

Turnpike Acts Continuance, Metallic Mines (Gon. PRIVATE BILLS.-Commons Regulation (Shenfield) Pro- | powder). visional Order, Alsager bapel (Marriages).

JULY 20.-BILLS READ A SECOND TIME. BILLS READ A THIRD TIME.

PRIVATE BILLS.- Manufacturers and Millowners' Mutual PRIVATE Bills.-Metropolitan Board of Works, Dudley

Aid Association, St. John's Hospital, Bedford. and Oldbary Janction Railway.

BILL WITHDRAWN. Water (Provisional Orders), Statate Law Revision and

Leases.
Civil Procedure.

JULY 18.-ROYAL ASSENT.
The Royal assent was given by Commission to the follow.

COURT PAPERS.
ing Bills :-Newspapers Transmission ; Married Women's
Property (Scotland); Post Office (Lando); Bankruptcy and

SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE. Cessio (Scotland); Court of Bankruptcy (Ireland); Officers and Clerks; Summary Jurisdiction (Process); Local Govern

Rota or RegiSTRARS IN ATTENDANCE ON ment Boards Provisional Order Confirmation (Askern, &c.);

COURT OF MASTER OF TIB Y. O. Bacon. Local Government Boards Provisional Orders Confirmation

APPEAL.

Rolls. (Horfield, &c.); Enclosure (Hunstanton Common); Pro Monday, July 25Mr. Farrer Mr. Ward Mr. Leach visional Orders Confirmation ; Land Drainage Supplemental; Tuesday ...... 26 Teesdale Pemberton Latham Local Government Boards Provisional Orders Confirmation

Wednesday.... 27 Farrer

Ward

Leach Thursday .... 28

28 Teesdale Pemberton (Birmingham, Tame, and Rea, &c.); Gas Orders Confirma.

Latham Friday

Farrer ..

Leach tion; Pier and Harbour Orders Confirmation; Tramways

Saturday...... 30 Teesdale

Pemberton Latham Orders Confirmation (No. 1); Limerick and Kerry Railway;

Mr. Justice
V.C. HALL

Mr. Justice Swansea Corporation Loans ; East London Railway; Ipswich

KAY Tramways; London Sea Water Supply; Bererley Water

Monday, July 25Mr. Cobby Mr. Merivale Mr. Clowes works ; Boston Dock; North-British and Montrose Railway

Tuesday ...... 26 Jackson King

Koe Cornpanies Amalgamation; Warehouse Owners' Company Wednesday.... 27 Cobby Merivale Clowes (Limited), (Delivery Warrante); Seacombe, Holylake, and Thursday .... 28 Jackson

King

Koe Dee Side Railway; Woking Water and Gas; Aylesbury and Friday ....... 29 Cobby Merivale

Clowes Rickmansworth Railway; Brighton and Dyke Railway; Cale Saturday...... 30

Jackson King

Koe donian Railway (Additional Powers); Standard Bank of British South Africa (Limited); Barrow-in-Furness Corporation; Bradford Water and Improvement; Egremont Local Board Waterworks; Stirling Waterworks Amendment; Cork, The prospectus of the Bedford Park (Limited) has been Blackrock, and Passage Railway (Steam Vessels) ; Great issued. The company is formed for the purpose of purchasSouthern and Western Railway; Greene's Patent; Parts of ing an estate known by this name at Chiswick, and to Holland and Sutton-bridge Water; London, Chatham, and develop on a more extended scale the enterprize of its present Dover Railway (Further Powers); Exeter Tramways; proprietor. Upwards of 350 houses have already been Cheshire Lines; Eltham Valley Light Railway; City of erected, and the work of building is now being pushed Glasgow Union Railway; Great Eastern Railway ; Lanca. | forward at the rate of 150 houses a year. The founder shire and Yorkshire Railway; Manchester, Sheffield, and agrees to accept £265,850 for the property, but £230,000 can Lincolnshire Railway (New Works); North British Railway remain, on mortgage or otherwise, for six years at 4. per (New Tay:Viaduct); King's Lyon Dock; Caledonian Rail cent., and the balance he will receive in shares or cusb, as way (Lanarkshire Lines); Dublin United Tramways Com- | the directors may determine. The capital is £125,000, in pany; London and North-Western Railway (New Railways); shares of £10 each, and £100,000 in reversionary shares of Thames Deep Water Dock; Bray Township; Gravesend £4 each. Subscriptions are now invited at par for 12,500 Railway; Rotherham, Parkgate, and Rawmarsh Tramways; ordinary shares, and the vendor will make over to each Swindon and Cheltenham Extension Railway; Stockton. | subscriber for the ordinary shares one reversionary share in Ibridge; Me ropolitan Board of Works (Hackney Commons); ' respect of each ordinary share allotted.

Warharton

Justice

FRY.

Rhodes, William, Halifax, Stone Merchant. Pet July 14. Rankin. SALES OF ENSUING WEEK.

Halifax, Aug 8 at 11 July 25.-Mr. JAMES STEVENS (for the Proprietors of the Bon

BANKRUPTCIES ANNULLED. Marché), at the Mart, at 2 p.m., Leasehold Properties (see advertisement, June 16, p. 5).

FRIDAY, July 15, 1881.

Thomson, Benjamin Lumsden, Union ct, Old Broad st, Merchas July 26.-Messrs. DEBENHAM, TEWSON, FARMER, & BRIDGE

July 14 WATER, at the Mart, at 2 p.m., Freehold Estate and Property

TUESDAY, July 19, 1881. (see advertisement, June 11, pp. 12, 13).

Bartlett, Thomas Henry Nicks, Whitehall gdns. July 14 July 27.-Messrs. JAMES BEÁL & Son, at the Mart, at 12 for 1 Tayleur, Albert Gresley, Teddington, Gent, July 14

p.m., Freehold Residence (see advertisement, July 16, p. 5). Townsend, Thomas Charles, Shrewsbury, Salop, Civil Engineer. July 27.-Messrs. FAREBROTHER, ELLIS, CLARK, & Co., at

July 13 the Mart, at 2 p.m., Freehold Estate and Oil and Rice Mills

Liquidations by Arrangemont.

FIRST MEETINGS OF CREDITORS. (see advertisement, June 11, p. 17).

FRIDAY, July 15, 1881. July 28.-Mr. F. ELLIS MORRIS, at the Mart, at 2 p.m., Lease | Adkin, Thomas, Whitby, York, Labourer. July 25 at 2 at offices of hold Properties (see advertisements, July 16, p. 4).

Teale, Albert rd, Middlesborough July 28.--Mesera. C. C. & T. MOORE, at the Márt, at 1 for Allan, Harry John, Wimbledon, Sarrey, Hair Dresser. July 27 at ! 2p.m , Freehold and Leasehold Estates (see advertisement, this at offices of Cannon, 2, Broadway, Merton rd, Wimbledon

Allen, John, Haslington, near Crewe. Cheshire, Grocer. Aug 2 at week, p. 5).

11 at Albert chmbrs, Church Side, Crewe. Pointon

Argyle, John, Birkenhead, Grocer. July 27 at 3 at offices of Moore, BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS.

Duncan st, Birkenhead
Arnold, Joseph, Clarendon sq, St Pancras, Builder. July 23 at 1 at

offices of Knight, Bow st
BIRTHS.

Bagshaw, Evan Griffith, Holywell, Flint, Draper. July 28 at 3 at ARATHOON.—July 17, at The Lawn, Ladbroke-grove, W., the the Albion Hotel, Chester. Evans, Holywell wife of C. W. Arathoon, barrister-at-law, of a daughter.

Bailey, Frederick, Birmingham, Builder's Foreman. July 27 at 11 HUME.-Joly 16, at North Lodge, St. Leonards-on-Sea, the

at offices of Robinson and Son, Cherry st, Birmingham wife of Edward Hume, barrister-at-law, of a son, stillborn.

Bell, John, jun, South Stockton, York, Greengrocer. July 23 at 11

at offices of Draper, Finkle st, Stockton-on-Tees MABERLY.-July 6, at Greenbank, Eccles, Manchester, the Bennett, Norton, Cheshire, Farmer. July 29 at 11 at offices of Ridg.

wife of Alexander C. Maberley, barrister-at-law, of a way and Worsley, Cairo st, Warrington daughter.

Block, Joel, Stockton-on-Tees, Glazier. July 20 at 4 all offices of MEW8.—July 7, at 16, Westbourne-park, the wife of John

Draper, Finkle st, Stockton-on-Tees Mews, barrister-at-law, of a daughter.

Booth, George, Runcorn, Cheshire, Butcher. Aug 3 at 12 at offices

of Day and Lake, Bridge st, Runcorn RICKEARD.-July 15, the wife of W. W. Rickeard, solicitor,

Brereton, Thomas, Shavington-cum-Gresty, Cheshire, Builder, Exeter, of a daughter.

July 27 at 11 at offices of Hill, Market st, Crewe
MARRIAGES.

Brown, Charles John, Lydney, Gloucester, Publican. Aug. 1 at 1 Hill-Cox.—July 9, at the British Legation and the Church at offices of Goldring, Cinderford

of All Saints', 'Dresden, Charles Piffard Hill, barrister-at Budge, Richard, Devonport, of no occupation, July 28 at 12 at offices law, to Marie Catherine Cox, daughter of George Cox.

of Graves, St Aubyn st, Devonport Wilson-MUNGLE.-July 6, at Edinburgh, Thomas Jackson Castle, Richard, Leeds, Innkeeper. July 26 at 3 at the Law Insti

tute, Albion pl, Leeds. Watson Wilson, Solicitor before the Supreme Courts, 30, Queen

Clark, George, Runcorn, Cheshire, Contractor. Aug 3 at 12 at offices street, Edinburgb, to Jessie Guthrie Millar, daughter of Queen Hotel, Railway Station, Chester. Ashton and Garratt, Robert Mungle, Staff Surgeon, R.N.

Runcorn
DEATH.

Clubb, Alfred, Irongate wharf, Paddington, Chimney Sweep. July SLOPER.-July 1, Samuel Elgar Sloper, of Winterton Hall, 23 at 11 at 15, Boscobel gardens, Alpha rd, St John's Wood, Ede, Hythe, Hunts, barristei-at-law, aged 64.,

Fore st
Cockshott, William Henry, Blackburn, Lancashire, Innkeeper. July

22 at 3 at offices of Malam Brothers, Exchange Flags, Blackburn Cook, Herbert, Boroughbridge, York, Saddler Aug 1 at I at offices

of Paley and Buckle, Fishergate, Boroughbridge Crawshaw, Isaac, Seacombe, Cheshire, Tallow Chandler. July 27

at 3 at offices of Leeming, Duncan st, Birkenhead. Hannan and

Pugh, Birkenhead
BankoDEA.

Crews, Nicholas, St Helens, Lancashire, Seedsman July 29 at 3 st
FRIDAY, July 15, 1881,

at offices of Gibson and Bolland, South John st, Liverpool. Marsh, Under tbe Bankruptcy Act, 1869.

St Helens Creditors must forward their proofs of debts to the Registrar.

Crossley, Charles, Rochdale, Lancashire, Farmer. Aug 4 at 3 at To Surrender in London.

at offices of Molesworth and Son, Drake st, Rochdale Blandy, Alfred Addison, Brook st, Grosvenor sq, Dentist Pet July

Davis, John Bault, Shrewsbury, Salop, Tobacconist. July 29 at 1 13. Brougham. July 29 at 11.30

at the Great Western Hotel, Birmingham. Clarke and Sons Corfield, William Archer, and Charles Hersee, Chancery lane. Pet

Eagles, John George, Leamington, Warwick, Cattle Cake ManufacJuly 12. Murray. July 29 at 11

turer. July 27 at 2.30 at offices of Wright and Co, Dormer place, To Surrender in the Country.

Leamington Britton, George Henry (and not Buttin as previously advertised),

Elcomb, Frederick, Lordship In, East Dulwich, out of business, July Belgrave, Leicester, Brewer's Agent. Pet July 7. Ingram.

25 at 2 at office of Bennett, Gresham bldgs, Basinghall st Leicester, July 28 at 12

Evans, Henry, Broadway, Worcester, Grocer. July 28 at 12 at Cullingworth, George Thomas, Elland, York, Joiner. Pet July 11,

offices of New and Co, Bridge st, Evesham Rankin. Halifax, July 29 at 11

Evans, Morgan, Llandilo-fawr, Carmarthen, Butcher. August 8 at Hines, Alfred, and Charles Harris, Manchester, Skirt Manufacturers.

11 at office of Snead, Llanelly Pet July 11. Lister, Manchester, July 28 at 12

Freedman, Jacob, Aberavon, Glamorgan, Outfitter, August 4 at 13 Sansom, Frank, Colyton, Devon, Grocer. Pet July 14. Daw.

at offices of Merchants' Association, Broad st, Bristol. Tennant Exeter, July 27 at 2

and Co, Aberavon Stott, Francis, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester, Carrier. Pet July

Greenfield, Alexander, Barnsley, York, Tobacconist. July 2s at 3 11. Lister. Manchester, July 28 at 12

at offices of Maddison, Church st, Barnsley

Gregory, John, New Mills, Derby, Boot and Shoe Maker. Aug i at TUESDAY, July 19, 1881.

3.30 at offices of Brown and Co, Hardwicke Mount, Buxton Under the Bankruptcy Act, 1869.

Goltschalk, Gustavus, Watling st, no occupation, August 12 at 12 Creditors must forward their proofs of debts to the Registrar.

at offlces of Lawrence and Co, Old Jewry chmbre To Surrender in London,

Haywood, Kenry, Sheffield, Grocer. July 29 at 2 at offices of Taylur, utschke, Louisa, Piccadilly, Dealer in Jewellery. Pet July 16. Norfolk row, Sheffield Pepys. Aug 5 at 11

Hibbard, Henry Williams, Chenies mews, Bedford so. Coach Builder Kendrick, Henry Bazley, Basinghall st, Woollen Cloth Merchant. August 3 at 3 at offices of Rumney, Walbrook Pet July 11. Hazlitt. Aug 3 at 12.30

Higgs, John, Tunstall, Stafford, Beerseller. August 2 at 11 at offices loyd, Eleanor, Marylebone rd. Pet July 14. Hazlitt. Aug 3 at 12 of Cooper, John st, Tunstall Palowkar, Mahomet Frederick, High st, Camden Town, Hatter. Hill, Thomas, Wolverton, Buckingham, Boot and Shoe Maker. Jals

Pet July 11. Hazlitt. Aug 3 at 12
Saunders, John, Plough ct, Fetter lane, Foreman of Printing Works.

20 at 3 at offices of Becke, Derngate, Northampton. Parrot, Stony

Stratford Pet July 16. Pepys. Aug 3 at 11.30

Hilton, William, Aymestrey, Hereford, Manager. July 26 at 12 al Stewart, i MacAdam, East India avenue, Leadenhall st. Pet offices of Moore, Corn sq, Leominster July 16. Pepys. Aug 3 at 12.30

Holt, William, Manchester, Auctioneer. July 28 at 3 at office of RitTurner, Marlt in William, Stratford, Essex, Stone Merchant. Pet son and Grundy, Princess st, Manchester July 16. Pepys. Aug 3 at 12.30

Horne, William, Leyburn, York, Watchmaker. July 30 at llat To Surrender in the Country.

Golden Lion Hotel, Northallerton. Teale, Leyburn Dunn, Alfred, Kirkley, nr Lowestoft, Suffolk, Beerhouse Keeper, Huish, George, Portock, nr Minehead, Somerset, Carpenter. July Pet July 11. Worlledge. Gt Yarmouth, Aug 3 at 11

20 at 12 at offices of Foster, Cheapside, Taunton Ferranti, ('æsar, Liverpool, Photographer. Pet July 14. Cooper, Hull, William Jonas, Feltham, Grocer. Aug 9 at 3 at oftice Ol Liverpool, Aug 3 at 12

Jenkins, Tavistock st, Covent Garden Freeman, G , Elsden rd, Tottenham, Builder. Pet July 13. Humphries, Thomas, Selly Oak, Worcester, Painter. July 29 ar Pulley. Edmonton, Aug 3 at 2

at offices of Sargent and Son, Bennett's hill, Birmingham Oswald, Edward Heath, Sherwoorl, Nottingham, of no occupation. Inman, William, Denton, Lancaster, Hatter. July 29 at 3 at Fan Pet July 11. Patchitt. Nottingham, July 30 at 3

Hotel, Market pl, Manchester. Sims, Manchester Linton, Richarri, Boston, Lixoln, Silk Mercer, Pet July 13. Stani. | Jeffries, John, Bristol, Commission Salesman. July 22 at 2 at office land. Boston, July 30 au 12

of Clifton and Carter, Broadst, Bristol

LONDON GAZETTES.

Johnson, Thomas, Sheffield, Provision Merchant. July 27 at 3 at offices of Clegg and Sons, Victoria chmbrs, Figtree lane, Shef

field Jones, William, Addison pl, Brixton rd, Dairyman, July 25 at 11 at

offices of Norris, Southampton bldgs, Chancery lane Kirkby, Robert, York, Clothier. Aug 1 at 11 at offices of Wilkinson,

St Helen's sq, York Kitchen, Joseph Goodman, Liverpool, Lead Manufacturer. July 28

at 2 at offices of Thompson, Sweeting st, Liverpool Lacey, Joseph, High Wycombe, Buckingham, Builder. July 28 at

11 at Coffee Tavern, Frogmore Gardens, High Wycombe. Clarke,

High Wycombe Lancaster, Mary, and Alice Lancaster, Chorley, Lancaster, Brower.

July 26 at 12 at Saddle Inn, Bradshawe-gate, Bolton, Turner and

Son, Preston Leatherdale, William, Robert Leatherdale, Ellen Leatherdale, and

Alice Leatherdale, Wymondham, Norfolk, Farmers. July 29 at

12 at offices of Bailey and Co, Surrey st, Norwich Leggatt, Alfred, Virginia row, Bethnal Green, Licensed Victualler.

Aug 3 at 3 at offices of Shearer, Basinghall street. Procter and

Andrews, Spitalfields Lewis, Thomas Hinde, Hapsford, Chester, out of business. July 29

at 11 at offices of Mason, Chester Lonsdale, Robert, Stockton-on-Tees, Durham, Fruiterer. July 28 at

4 at offices of Draper, Finkle st, Stockton-on-Tees Loveland, John, Guildford, Surrey, Tobacconist. July 21 at 3 at the

Law Institution, Chancery lane. Spiller, Egham Mace, Charles, Pulham Market, Norfolk, Grocer. July 18 at 12 at

offices of Rackman, Tuck's court, Saint Giles, Norwich. Emerson,

Norwich Marner, William Bright, Broadwater, Sussex, Plumber. July 29 at

3 at Steyne Hotel, Worthing. Verrall Marsh, Thomas, Miles Platting, near Manchester, Provision Dealer.

Ang 3 at 3 at offices of Salomonson, Fountain st, Manchester Michell, Frederick Baron, and William Michell, St Austell, Corn.

wall, Jewellers. Aug 3 at 11 at Townhall, St Austell. Carlyon and

Stephens, St Austell Moorhouse, John, Calverley, York, Tobacco Manufacturer.

July 27 at 3 at offices of Atkinson and Wilson, Tyrrell st, Brad

ford Morgan, Henry, Sedgley, Stafford, Grocer. Aug 2 at 12 at offices of

Fellows, Priory st, Dudley Naylor, George, Sheffield, York, Saw Manufacturer. July 27 at 12 at

offices of Auty and Sons, Queen st, Sheffield Oates, George, Richmond, York, Trainer of Racehorses. July 28

at 11 at offices of Stevenson, Paradise ter, Darlington Parrington, William Hudson, Upper Street, Islington, Tailor.

Aug 3 at 1 at Inns of Court Hotel, Holborn. Cotton, St Martin's-le

Grand Pattison, Thomas, Newcastle upon Tyne, Coal Merchant.

Aug 2 at 11 at offices of Hunter, Pilgrim street, Newcastle

upon Tyne Perry, Frank, Pontypool, Monmouth, Painter. July 27 at 11 at

offices of Young, Tredegar chbrs, Baneswell, Newport. Hutchins,

Newport Phipps, Robert, Bristol, Fish Salesman. July 25 at 2 at offices of

Clifton and Carter, Broad st, Bristol Powell, David, Llanynis, Brecon, Farmer. July 27 at 11 at offices of

Price, Wye bridge house, Builth Powell, William, Dudley, Worcester, Plumber. July 26 at 11 at offices

of Tinsley, Priory st, Dudley Priest, Charles, Sältley, nr Birmingham, Brickmaker. July 21 at 11

at offices of East, Temple st, Birmingham Pritchard, Alfred, Abergavenny, Monmouth, Baker. July 27 at 11

at offices of Browne, Abergavenny Randle, Charles, Mancetter, Warwick, Licensed Virtualler. July

30 at 3.30 at Castle Hotel, Market place, Nuneaton. Tinsley,

Dudley Rawnsley, Jonathan, Bradford, York, Wool Dealer. July 30 at 11

at offices of Berry and Robinson, 5, Charles st, Bradford Reynolds, James, Saint Austell, Cornwall, Watchmaker. Aug 4 at

1 at George and Railway Hotel, Bristol, Coode and Co, St. Austell Rice, Sarah Ann, Maidstone, Herbalist. July 29 at 1 at Bell Hotel,

Week st, Maidstone. Greenfield and Abbott, Queen Victoria st Richardson, William Henry, Gloucester rd, Acton, Builder. Aug 1

at 12 at 1, Mitre-court, Temple. Morris Riggs, George, Woodbury, Devon, Baker. July 29 at 3.30 at Castle

Hotel, Castle st, Exeter. Orchard, Castle-st, Exeter Roberts, Richard, Ramsgate, Kent, Ship Builder. Aug 2 at 3 at

Bull and George Hotel, Ramsgate. Mercer, Ramsgate Roberts, William Jones, Ruthin, Denbigh, Tanner. July 27 at 12

al Queen's Hotel, Chester. Lloyd and Roberts, Ruthin Robertson, Andrew Ross, Calthorpe st, Gray's-inn rd, Agent, July

25 at 3 at 59, Lincoln's-inn-fields Rothery, William Henry, Manchester, Lancaster, Engraver. Aug 4 at 2.30 at offices of Makinson and Co, 37, Blackfriars st, Man

chester Rowan, Thomas, Royal avenue, Chelsea, Civil Engineer. August

6 at 12 to be held at Sivier's Hotel, Pier st, Ryde. Fraser, Moor

gate st Royle, Edward, Heaton Norris, Lancaster, Hat Manufacturer. July

27 at 3 at offices of Johnston, Vernon st, Stockport Scollick, Henry Samuel, Lozells, nr Birmingham, Factor. July 27

at 3 at offices of Jaques, Temple row, Birmingham Scott, George, St. Helen's, Lancaster, Wholesale Ironmonger. July

28 at 3 at offices of Mather, Harrington st, Liverpool Secker, Alfred Thomas, Turnham Green, Licensed Victualler.

August 2 at 2 at offices of Thomas, Cornhill Shute, Charles, Dewsbury, York, Cabinet Maker, July 21 at 3 at

offices of Stapleton st, Dewsbury Sibley, John Daniel, Redditch, Worcester, Commercial Clerk, July

28 at 3 at offices of Williams, Prospect Hill, Redditch Simpson, Frederick Henry, Kirkdale, Liverpool. Hatter. July 28 at

10 at offices of Horner, Stafford st, Liverpool Smith, Sarah, St. Margaret's, Isleworth, Proprietress of a School.

August 4 at 3 at offices of London Warehousemen's Association, Cheapside

s'evens, Andrew, Falmouth, Cornwall, Carver. July 26 at 12 at

Offices of Lane, Grove pl, Falmouth Tomlinson, Mary, Nottingham, Tobacconist. July 28 at 3 at offices

of Cockayne, Fletcher gate, Nottingham Tookey, William, Cheetham, Manchester, Grocer. July 21 at 3 at

ofilces of Credland, Cross st, Manchester Townsend, Frederick John, Witney, Oxford, Hotel Keeper. Aug 2

at 11.45 at offices of Mallam, High st, Oxford Tyrer, William, Southport, Lancaster, Bookseller. Aug 3 at 2 at

offices of Welsby and Co, Lord st, Southport Urry, Betsy, Forton, Hants, Boot and Shoe Maker. July 29 at 12 at

145, Cheapside. Blake and Reed, Portsea Walsh, John, and Richard Duckett, Liverpool, Merchants, Ang 4

at 3 at Law Association Rooms, Cook st, Liverpool. Bateson and

Co, Liverpool Wastell, William, Haughton-le-Skerne, Durham, Registrar of Births

and Deaths. July 28 at 11 at offices of Clayhills, Coniscliffe rd,

Darlington Watson, William Saddington, Mansfield, Nottingham, Draper, July

29 at 3 at offices of Bright. Town Club chambers, Wheeler gate,

Nottingham Weaver, William Richard, Grantham, Lincoln, of no occupation,

July 21 at 12 at offices of Schofield, St Peter's hill, Grantham Whittingham, William, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Licensed Victualler.

July 26 at 11 at offices of James, Nelson sq, Newcastle-under

Lyme Wigney, Stephen George, Hove, Brighton, WatchmakerJuly 27 at

12 at 145, Cheapside. Lamb and Evett, Brighton Wilkins, Frederick Louis, Tavistock, Devon, Granite Quarry Owner.

July 28 at 11 at Bedford Hotel, Tavistock. Scoles, Budge row,

Cannon st Williams, Jane, Hawarden, Flint, Farmer. July 29 at 3 at offices

of Mason, Bridge st row East, Chester Wilson, Josiah, Leeds, Cattle Dealer. July 27 at 10.30 at Law

Institute, Albion pl, Leeds. Cross, Bradford Woodhead, Marshall, Sheffield, Grocer. Aug 2 at 3 at offices of

Fairburn, Sheffield Wooster, Henry, Billingsgate Market, Fish Dealer. July 26 at 3 at

offices of Brocklesby and Co, Water lane, Great Tower st Wright, Thomas, Sutton Bridge, Lincoln, Builder. July 26 at 12.30

at Great Northern Hotel, Peterborough Wrigley, James, Rochdale, Lancaster, Cotton Manufacturer. July

29 at 3 at Wheatsheaf Hotel, Fennell st, Manchester. Standring and Taylor, Rochdale

TUESDAY, July 19, 1881. Askin, William, Birmingham, Cabinet Brassfounder, Aug 3 at 3 at

the Great Western Hotel, Colmore row, Birmingham. Horton and

Co, Birmingham Baldwin, William, Walton-le'Dale, Lancashire, Coal Merchant.

Aug 2 at 3 at offices of Backhouse, St John's place, Victoria st Baron, Robert Barnby, Kingston-upon-Hull, out of business. July

29 at 11 at offices of Shepherd and Co, Lairgate, Beverley Bennett, Henry, Thorpe Hesley, nr Rotherham, York, Grocer. Aug

1 at 2 at offices of Gray, Eastgate, Barnsley Braid, Alexander, znd Arthur Francis Gwynn, Manor st, Chelsea,

Builders. Aug 9 at 3 at the Guildhall Tavern, Gresham st. Nicholls and Grant, Gresham st Buckle, Thomas Glanville, Bristol, Tailor. Aug 5 at 2 at offices of

Phillips, Small st Mosely, Bristol Bull, Edward, Earl Stonham. Suffolk, Farmer. A 2 at 2 at offices

of Steward and Rouse, Arcade st, Ipswich Butler, Tnomas, Kingston-on-Thames, Tailor. Aug 3 at 12 at

offices of Haynes, Grecian chmbrs, Devereux court, Temple Cockerill, Vincent Harry, Northampton, Butcher. July 20 at 11 at

offices of Jeffery, College st, Northampton Coen, John, Evelyn st, Deptford, Builder July 27 at 2 at the

Guildhall Tavern, Gresham st. Lockyer, Deptford Collins, William, High st, Clapham, Fruiter. July 29 at 3 at offices of

Cooper and Co, Lincoln's-inn-fields Conner, Albert Wentworth, Alexander Charles Brice, and Benjamin

Skelton, Queen Victoria st, Timber Preservers. Aug 4 at 1 at

Cannon st Hotel, Cannon st. Linklater and Co, Walbrook Cook, Edwin, Lechlade, Gloucester, Farm Bailiff. July 30 at 10 at

offlces of Boodle, Albion bldgs, New Swindon Corne, George John, Lewisham, Kent, Builder. July 29 at 3 at ofllces

of Marchant and Co, George yd, Lombard st Cornish, Henry, Liverpool. Tailor. Aug 2 at 2 at offices of Gibson and Bolland, South John st, Liverpool. Gregory, Liver

pool Crosbie, Patrick, Lower Broughton, Lancaster, Greengrocer. Aug 3

at 3 at Mitre Hotel, Cathedral gates, Cateaton st, Manchester.

Dewhurst, Manchester Dobson, William, Bishopwearmouth, Durham, General Draper.

Aug 3 at 3 at offices of Bell, Lambton st, Bishopwearmonth Dunsford, James, Norwich, Mechanical Dentist. July 27 at 11 at

offices of Stanley, Bank plain, Norwich Ellison, Henry, Swindon, Wilts, Auctioneer. July 30 at 3 at offices of

Boodle, Albion bldgs, New Swindon Ellison. William Wesley, Dipton, Durham, Grocer. Aug 3 at 2 at

Traders Association, Grainger st West, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Richardson, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Farmar, Richard de Malpas Cotgrave, Stow-on-the-Wold, Glouceter. of no occupation. July 27 at 3 at offices of Cooper, Lincoln's.inn.

fields Franckeiss, Samuel, Landport, Portsea, Draper. Aug 3 at 2.30 at

offices of Edmonds and Co, Cheapside. King, Portsea Garner, Edward, Old Basford, Nottingham, Engineer. July 30 at

3 at offices of Fraser, Midland chbrs, Wheeler gate, Nottingham Garner, John, Tattenhall, Chester, Farmer, August 9 at 12 at oflice

of Churton, Eastgate bldgs, Chester Garratt, Clark, Greenway, Hillingdon, Uxbridge, Builder. August

8 at 2 at Inns of Court Hotel, Lincoln's inn fields Giles, William, Brighton, Bootmaker. August 8 at 3 at offices of

Penfold and Co, Middle st, Brighton Graham, Joseph, Hipkin, Grafton rd, Seven Sister's rd, Builder.

July 28 at 3 at office of Holland. St Swithin's lane

SCHWEITZER'S COCOATINA,

at 3

Greening, Benjamin, High st, Clapham, Jeweller. July 29 at 2 a Swait, Arthur, New North rd, Islington, Grocer, July 29 at 2 at

Masons' Hall Tavern, Masons' avenue, Basinghall st. Astley, offices of Myer, New Bridge st

Clifford's inn Grime, Richard, Bamber Bridge, nr Preston, Lancaster, Coal

Swane, Edward Henry, Bookseller, Brighton, Aug 2 at 3 at offices Dealer. August 3 at 2 at offices of Thompson and Co, Station

of Schomberg, Middle st, Brighton rd, Bamber Bridge Grove, William, Halesowen, Worcester, Licensed Victualler and Taweel, Hassan el, Manchester, Merchant. Aug 2 at 3 at offices Bricklayer. July 29 at 3 at offices of Homfray and Co, High st, of Lees and Graham, King st, Manchester. Atkinson and Co, Man

chester Brierley Hill

Tayloe, Robert George, Chalford, Gloucester, Butcher. Aug 3 at Hammond, John Henry, Manchester, Clock Manufacturer. August

12 at the Swan Hotel, Swan lane, Stroud. Smith and Stafford, 8 at 2.30 at Weston and Co, Norfolk st, Manchester

Stroud Hancock, William Charles, Shffield. Manufacturer of Electro Plated

Taylor. Edwin, and Benjamin Gill, Brierley hill, Stafford, Brass Goods. July 29 at 11 at offices of Mellor, Queen st, Sheffield

Founders. July 29 at 2 at offices of Homer, High st, Brierley Harris, James Lander, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester, Commer

hill cial Traveller. August 2 at 3 at offices of Credland, Cross st,

Taylor, William Thompson, Chester, Butcher. Aug 3 at 3 at the Manchester

Raven Hotel, Frodsham st, Chester. Quelch, Liverpool. Haviland, Alfred, Northampton, Surgeon. August 2 at 12 at Inns

Templeman, James, East Chinnock, Somerset, Gentleman. Ang 2 at of Court Hotel, Holborn. Becke, Northampton

3 at Mermaid Hotel, Yeovil. Dangerfield and Blythe, Craven st, Hemsley, William. Framfield. Sussex. Miller. August 2 at 12

Charing Cross
Bear Hotel, Cliffe. Lewis. Hillman, Lewes
Herrmann, Adolphus Edward, Leadenhall st, Agent. Aug 2 at 12

Tracy, James Lord, Dorchester, Dorset, Engineer. Ang 2 at 11

at Junction road, Dorchester. Hanne, Weymouth at 5, Philpot lane. Stoneham and Legge

Wale, Samuel, Altrincham, Chester, Joiner. July 26 at 3 at offices of Heywood, George Cann, Lee, Kent, Printer. July 29 at 11 at 1, East

Simpson and Hockin, Mount st, Albert sq, Manchester cheap. Hughes

Walter, Thomas William, Redford, Butcher. Aug 3 at 12 at offices of Hicks, Frederick, Old st, St Luke's. Miller, Aug 10 at 12 at Guild.

> Conquest and Clare, Duke st, Bedford hall Tavern, Gresham et. Woodward, Ingram court, Fenchurch st

Wharton, Joseph, Heywood, Lancaster, Mason July 29 at 2 at Hilliam, Charles, Peterborough, Northampton, Printer. Aug 2 at

offices of Banks, York st, Heywood 12 at offices of Pittman, 6, Guildhall chmbs, Basinghall st. Deacon

Willder, Stedman, Canterbury rd, Brixton, Traveller, July 26 at 3 and Wilkins, Peterborough

at offices of Cannon, King st, Cheapside Horton, Joshua, Calder grove, near Wakefield, Coke Manufacturer.

Williams, John, Lllanelly, Carmarthen, Ship Chandler. July 29 st Aug 2 at 3 at offices of Williams & Co, Westgate, Wakefield

11 at offices of Rees and Co, Thomas st, Llanelly Humphreys, Thomas, Pwllheli, Carnarvon, Druggist. Tuly 3

York, James, Colchester, Essex, Millwright July 27 at 3 at offices 10.55 at Castle Hotel, Bangor. Parry, Pwllheli

of Goody and Son, North and Son, Colchester Hurst, George, Pownall rd, Dalston, Baker. July 28 at 3 at 59,

Lincoln's-inn-fields. Cooper
Jackman, Elisha, Marlborough. Wilts. Grocer. July 29 at 11 at

Castle and Ball Hotel, Marlborough. Wilts. Belcher, Newbury
Jenner, Samuel, Birmingham, Tailor. Aug 1 at 12 at offices of Bill,

Anti-Dyspeptic Cocoa or Chocolate Powder. 50, Bridge st, Walsall

Guaranteed Pure Soluble Cocos of the Finest Quality, with the Jones, Richard, Birmingham, Journeyman Carpenter.

excess of fat extracted. at offices of Fallows, Cherry st, Birmingham

The Faculty pronounce it "the most nutritious, perfectly digestible Lewis, Charles, Worthing, Sussex, Licensed Victualler. Aug 9 at 2. beverage for Breakfast, Luncheon, or Supper, and invaluable for at offices of Hanson, King st, Cheapside. Dear, Gresham st

Invalids and Children.'' Marshall, Thomas, Sunny Bank, Hornsey, Builder. Aug 8 at 11 at

fighly commended by the entire Medica lPress. Greenfield and Abbott, Queen Victoria st

Boing without sugar, spice, or other admixture, it suits all palates, Maver, John Emilius, Maclisle rd, West Kensington, Doctor of Seeps better in all climates, and is four times the strength of cocoas

Medicine. Aug 4 at 3 at offices of Munns and Longden, Old Jewry THICKENED yet wEAKENED with starch, &c., and in BEALITY CHEAPER
Maynard, Charles, Bath, Innkeeper, July 26 at at 8 at offices of chan such Mixtures.
Tyzack, York st, Bath

Made instantaneously with boiling water, a teaspoonful to a Break.
McAndrew, Wigan, Lancaster, Joiner. July 28 at 10.30 at offices of tast Cup, costing less than a halfpenny.
Wilson, King st, Wigan

COCOATINA A LA VANILLE is the most delicate, digestible, cheapest McArthur, Niel, Brighton, Painter. Aug 3 at 3 at offices of Buck Map:lla Chocolate, and may be taken when richer chocolate is prowell, New rd, Brighton

hibited. Medlicott, Robert Arthur, Market Terrace, Stamford hill, Oilman, In tin packets at ls, 6d., 38., 5s. 6d., &c., by Chemists and Grocer, July 29 at 3 at offices of Fowler and Co, Borough High st

Charities on Special Terms by the Sole Proprietors, Meli, Edward Giovani, Stoke-upon-Trent, Music Dealer. July 29 at

A. SCHWEITZER & Co., 10, Adam-street, London, W.C. 11 at offices of Wilson, Liverpool st, Stoke-upon-Trent Merrill, George Frederick, Moor, Sheffield, Hosier. July 29 at 11 at

offices of Binney and Sons, Queen st chmbrs, Sheffield Myers, Henry, Holme-upon-Spalding Moor, York. Butcher. Aug 2 1 THE ORIGINA

THE ORIGINAL (1876) NON-ALCOHOLIC SPARKLING at 1 at offices of Pickering, Parliament' st, Kingston-upon-Hull.

BEVERAGE.
Bantoft and Son, Selby
Parry, Leonard, 'Nottingham, Grocer. Aug 2 at 12 at offices of

EDOZONE. — MORE REFRESHING THAN Fraser, Brougham chmbrs, Wheelergate, Nottingham

CHAMPAGNE. Paynter, George Edward, Liverpool, Solicitor. Ang 1 at 3 at offices

of Copeman, Dale st, Liverpool Peck, Sarah, Newton Blossomyille, Buckingham, Farmer. Aug 3 at 3 at offices of Conquest and Clare, Duke st, Liverpool

OZONE. HEDOZONE IS A GRATEFUL Phillips, Thomas, Burton-on-Trent, Watchmaker. Aug 2 at 12 at offices of Jennings and Co, High st, Burton-upon-Trent

REFRESHMENT.
Phillips, William Hill, Exeter, Tobacconist July 30 at 3 at the

EDOZONE.
Craven Hotel, Craven st, Strand. Orchard, Exeter
Pipes, George, Derby, Timber Merchant Ang 8 at 12 at the Bell
Hotel, Sadler-gate, Derby. Hextall, Derby

[] EDOZONE. IT WILL SUSTAIN THE WORKER, Pole, George, Aberavon, Glamorgan, Boot Dealer. Aug 4 at 2 at

RE - ANIMATE THE WEARY, othices of Tennant and Jones, Broad st, Bristol Price, Maurice, Ystalyfera, nr Swansea, Draper. July 28 at 3 at

INVIGORATE TAE FERBLE, offices of Woodward, Wind st, Swansea

AND RESTORE THE INVALID. Pritcr ard, William Thomas, Wolverhampton, Builder, July 29 at 11 EDOZONE.

at offices of Rhodes, Queen st, Wolverhampton Quarle, (harles, Longton, Stafford, Clogger July 29 at 11 at offices

Of Chemists, Wine Merchants, and Grocers. of Tomkinson and Furnival, St John's chmbrs, Queen st, Burslem Renwick, Charles, Burton-on-Trent, Plumber. Aug 3 at 4 at offices

Manufacturers : PÁCKHAM & Co.'(Limited), Croydon. Mears, Station st, Burton-on-Trent Roberts, Robert, Nevin, Carnarvon, Shoemaker. July 30 at 10.30

at Sportsman Hotel, Carnarvon, Owen, Pwllheli Rowlait, Thomas Charles, Hertford, Chemist, July 27 at 11.30 at ROBE

MAKERS offices of Sworder and Longmore, Castle st, Hertford Samuel, Godfrey, New Bond st, Art Dealer. July 29 at 3 at Guild. hall Tavern, Gresham st. Hobrow, Coleman st

BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT, Saunciers, Samuel Edgar, Streatley, Berks, Steam Launch Builder,

To Her Majesty, the Lord Chancellor, the Whole of th 9 Judicial Beneb Aug 3 at 11 at offices of Andrews and Mason, Ironmonger lane,

Corporation of London, &e. Wewman, Reading

SOLICITORS' AND REGISTRARS' GOWNS. Schotield, John, Sheffield, Licensed Victualler. July 30 at 11 at office

BARRISTERS' AND QUEEN'S COUNSEL'S DITTO, of Mellor, Queen st, Sheffield Seabrooke, James Eli, Crewe, Chester, Seedsman. July 27 at 11 at

CORPORATION ROBES UNIVERSITY & CLERGY GOWNS. ottices of Warburton, Nantwich rd, Crewe

ESTABLISHED 1689. Sealer, William, Dovercourt, Esser, Builder. Aug 6 at 1 at Pier

94. CHANCERY LANE, LONDON. lorel, Harwich, Birkett and Bantoft, Ipswich Soper, John, St Thomas Apostle, Devon, Dairyman. Aug 2 at 2 at

LAMPTON & SONS make NO CHARGE for Castle Hotel, ('astle st, Exeter. Orchard, Exeter

inserting particulars in their FREE MONTHLY REGISTER peter; ".nam, Hanley Castle, Worcester, Gent. Aug 6 at 2 at I of ESTATES. TOWN and COUNTRY HOUSES. Furnisou White Lion Hotel, Upton-on-Severn. Jackson, Hanley

Unfurnished, or for Sale, to be had GRATIS at their Offices, or Stokoe, William, North Skelton, York. General Dealer. "Jul 30 at post-free for two stamps. Published on the Ist of tbe mana

11 at South Durham and North Yorkshire Wholesale Traders' As. particulars for insertion should be sent not later than five days N ation, Hight, Stockton-on-Tees. Draper, Stockton-on-Tees previous to end of preceding month Stry, Benamin, Bell Garden rii, Peckham, Plumber. July 28 at 3 Valuations for Probate and Transfer. Surveys. at ollees of Bordman and Co, Trinity st, Southwark

Estate and Auction Offices, 8, Pall Mall East, S.W.

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MR. WARTON asked the Home Secretary on Tuesday CONTENTS.

last whether, “considering that Mr. BRADLAUGH had

given notice for convening and calling together on CURRENT TOPICS ...........

Tuesday, the 2nd of August, a meeting of persons exTRADING BY AN EXECUTOR.......... THE DOCTRINE OF "LUMLEY V. GYE” CONSIDERED ...

ceeding fifty to meet in Trafalgar-square for the purpose RECENT DECISIONS.................

or on the pretext of considering or preparing a petition CORRESPONDENCE ..

to Parliament," it was the intention of the Government CASES OF THE WEEKEx parte Beevers ........................................

“ to take any steps to prevent such unlawful assembly" Laird v. Briggs......................................... ... 741

on the ground of a contravention of 57 Geo. 3, c. 19, s. 23. Richards v. Cullerne ..............................

741

Sir W. HARCOURT replied that he had inquired into the The Libra......... Robertson v. Robertson...............

.... 741 matter, and had been informed by the police that there In re Madras Irrigation and Canal Company

had been no announcement of a proposed meeting in Burrowes v. Forrest, Forrest v. Burrowes... Walker v. Head ................................ ...........

Trafalgar-square on Tuesday next, but added that" in Bashford v. Chaplin ........................................ 742 case of any public meeting, proper steps would be taken Briggs v. Massey ................................:

to secure the observance of law and order."

743 Spencer v. Duckworth.

The enactBriggs v. George .......

743 ment referred to prohibits meetings of persons, exceeding

fifty, anywhere within one mile of Westminster Hall, LEGAL APPOINTMENTS ...

“ except in such parts of the parish of Saint Paul's, COMPANIES ........

Covent Garden, as are within the said distance," on any LEGISLATION OF THE WEEK .......

day on which either House of Parliament shall meet LEGAL NEWS ...

................... 745

and sit, or on any day on which “the Courts of Chancery, COURT PAPERS.

746 King's Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer, or any of LONDON GAZETTES, &c., &c. ...

............... 748

them shall sit in Westminster Hall,” for the purpose of any petition “to both Houses or either House of

Parliament for alteration of matters in Church or State." CASES REPORTED IN THE WEEKLY REPORTER.

Such meetings are declared to be unlawful assemblies, Brook, In re. Sykes v. Brook (Ch.Div. Fry, J.)......... 821

but the Act prescribes no punishment for convening Clarke v. Bradlaugh (Q.B.Div.) ............. Clerke v. Clerke (Prob. Div.).... .............................

823

them, por can we discover that any special punishment is De La Warr, Earl, v. Miles (App.) ..............

809 imposed by 39 Geo. 3, c. 79, which confines its punish. Grope, Ex parte. In re Grepe (Bkcy.) ............

821 Marsden v. Meadows. Salmon, Claimant (App.) ....

ments to "unlawful combinations" and the permission oi

816 Outram v. Maude (Ch. Div. V.C.B.) ......

818 unlawful assemblies. The remedy, therefore, would seem Partridge v. Baylis (Ch. Div. Fry, J.) ....

820

to be by an indictment for a common law misdemeanor. White's Mortgage, In re (Ch.Div. v.C.H.)...

However, this may be, it is well to point out that by 9 & 10 Vict. c. 33, after reciting that the provisions of this Act and of 39 Geo. 3, c. 79,“ have given occasion to vexatious proceedings by common informers," it is enacted that no proceedings may be taken under either

of the Acts" unless the same be commenced in the name THE VACATION REGISTRARS of the Chancery Division

of” the Attorney-General or Solicitor-General. It will be Mr. MERIVALE and Mr. King.

may be added that the getting up of petitions “ for alteration of matters established in Church

or State is placed under curious restrictions by the The MASTER OF THE Rolls will leave for his successor

still unrepealed Act of 13 Car. 2, c. 5. That statute

after reciting that “it had been found by sad exon the bench of the Chancery Division no fewer than 150

perience that tumultuous and other disorderly soliciting witness causes, in addition to many causes to be heard

and procuring of hands by private persons to petitions without witnesses.

... to Parliament for alteration of matters estab

lished by law ..have been made use of to serve THE CHAPEL of Lincoln's-inn, which is said to have

the ends of factious and seditious persons gotten into

power to the violation of the public peace," enacts as been designed by INIGO JONES, is about to be altered and enlarged under the superintendence of Sir EDMUND

follows : “No person . . . shall solicit, labour, or

procure the getting of hands or other consent of any BECKETT, Bart., Q.C.

persons above the number of twenty or more to any petition ... to both or either Houses of Parliament

for alteration of matters established by law in Church or MR. ARTHUR KekewICH, Q.C., and Mr. RICHARD

State, unless the matter thereof have been first conHORTON SMITH, Q.C., have been elected benchers of

sented unto and ordered by three or more justices of that Lincoln's-inn. There is still one vacancy on the bench, county... where the same matter shall arise ; caused by the death of Lord HATHERLEY, but it will not ... or if arising in London by the lord mayor, alderbe filled up until Michaelmos Term next.

men, and commons in common council assembled.” There is a further enactment that “no person shall repair" to

Parliament upon pretence of presenting or delivering THE FILING DEPARTMENT of the Central Office has been any petition "accompanied with excessive number of removed to the south front of the Royal Courts of people, nor at any one time with above the number of Justice, where it now occupies two rooms on the court ten persons.” The penalty is a fine of not exceeding floor. The rooms vacated by this department will be one hundred pounds and three months' imprisonment,

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