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REAL PROPERTY AND known as “the Collier scandal,” the intelligent having founded the medals. And after a few re. CONVEYANCING.
reader would naturally ask whether any new marks from Mr. Winstanley, sen., and Mr. Atkin.
aspect of the affair could still be undiscovered. son, the meeting closed. NOTES OF NEW DECISIONS.
Intelligent reader, Industry can do marvels ; and MANORIAL Rights—INJUNCTION.-When pro fresh to say about Lord Hatherley's defence of
in this instance. Industry thinks it has something ceedings are taken by action at law in a matter, the Government. In the House of Lords that
CORRESPONDENCE OF THE which is necessarily connected with other matters
PROFESSION. which can alone be dealt with by a court of nobleman argued that the letter of the law had equity, and proceedings are taken by the defen. clearly been observed in Sir Robert Collier's dants in the action in a court of equity to deter: transfer to tho Privy Council
, and that its spirit Nore. This department of the Law Tides being open to
free discussion on all professional topics, the Editor is not
responsible for any opinions or statements contained in it. mine not only the question involved in the action had not been violated because his fitness for proat law, but all the other matters connected there. motion was undoubted. Now we do not wish to
LAW CLERKS.--I have read the letters of with, such court of equity will by injunction re- show forth what industrious research has discontravene either proposition, but we wish to
• Fidelis” and “Lex” on this subject, which strain the action at law until the hearing of the entire case in such court of cquity. The covered about the latter assertion. With this have appeared in recent numbers of your Queen, who was lady of the manor of M. intent let us take the Law Reports of Common journal, and it seems to me that the matter and as such entitled to the minerals of such Robert Collier's last appointment as Attorney. dinte stops should be taken to form an asso.
Law Decisions during the period between Sir is of such importance to clerks that imme. manor, granted to A. a Jease of such minerals; General and his recent elevation to the bench. cintion having for its object the raising of the whereupon A. entered the copyh-!d land of B.; In these reports the scores of the leaders of the status of clerks, and their protection from such who was a copyholder of the said manor,
and commenced boring for minerals. Upon this, B. bar are highly, interesting. Excluding Crown invaders as “gentlemen” who offer their services
on the same terms as footmen. I regret that brought an action of trespass in the Court of cases, in which the law officers of the Crown are
“ Lex" omitted to state his idea of the shape such Exchequer of Pleas. The Attorney-General then of course employed, Mr. Manisty, Q.C., stands filed an English bill on the equity side of the other Queen's counsel follow with scores of 64, that the object should be first to adopt some mode
highest, having been engaged in 66 reported suits. an association should take, but it seems to me Exchequer against the plaintiff in the action, 50, 44, and so on till we come to Sir Robert by which a clerk could, after successfully passing alleging a right in the Crown to the minerals; a right also to enter the lands in the manor by itself thus stands bracketed with eleven other learned rated Law Society, say in any particular branch
Collier, who was engaged in only one case, and an examination under the auspices of the Incorpo. or its lessees without the consent of the tenants of the manor, to search for, work, and win the gentlemen in the position of wooden spoon. This of the profession, obtain a certificate of compe
. is the verdict of the public on Sir Robert Collier's tency to manage the department for which he is minerals, making a certain fixed compensation to
so certified. Certificates might thus be granted the tenants for injury done to their lands thereby, ability as an advocate.-Pall. Mall Gazette. according to the custom of the manor ; and pray
PRESENTATION OF LAW SOCIETY MEDALS.-At in each of the following departments – viz., ing for a declaration of the rights of the Crown
a meeting of the members of the Incorporated equity, common law, conveyancing, criminal law, in the matter, and for an injunction restraining which also the articled clerks had been specially clerks. Law Society of Liverpool on the 22nd ult., to bankruptcy, law accounts, and also for general
The holder of such a certificate would the plaintiff in the action from further prosecuting invited, the two gold medals, founded by Mr. have no difficulty in commanding a good situathe same.
Upon a motion for an injunction to restrain the plaintiff in the action from further Timpron Martin and Mr. John Atkinson, of Liver- tion, and his certificate would be a guarantee to prosecuting the same until the further hearing of pool, were presented by Mr. Lowndes, the presio his employer of his thorough efficiency ; secondly, the suit in equity. Held, that the court had dent of the society, to Mr. J. W. Winstanley, the to form a superannuation fund for the benefit of
FIAT. son of Mr. James Winckworth Winstanley, the the members. jurisdiction to grant such injunction, and that district registrar at Liverpool of the chancery of the case
a proper one for its exercise : Attorney-General v. Purker, 26 L. T. Rep. N. S. at the meeting were Mr. Winstanley, the father ability, who can spare time for such a work, com;
Lancashire. Amongst the other persons present AN EQUITY DIGEST.-Will not some lawyer of 31. Ex.
of the successful candidate ; Mr. Atkinson, vice pile for the use of his busier brethren, a digest of
president; and Messrs. Timpron Martin, Jevons; equity cases similar to Harrison's Common Law LEGAL NEWS.
Banner, R. A. Payne, William Radcliffe, Hore, Digest? I know my request is not a very modest
A BARRISTER. The following notice has been issued : “Lin. ance of articled clerks. The president, in present, coln's Inn, Feb. 29, 1872. “The Council of Legal ing the medals, congratulated Mr. Winstanley on THE LEGAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION.—The Education beg to report to the treasurers and his success in carrying off both prizes, and ex- House of Commons has refused by a small majomasters of the bench of the several Inns of pressed his pleasure at the presence of both Mr. rity to accept Sir Roundell Palmer's motion. An Court, that a meeting of the council, Martin and Mr. Atkinson. He also alluded to the examination of the speeches made in opposition vened by the chairman, Lord Westbury, was fact that whilst Mr. Atkinson's medal was open to it, points to the conclusion that the rejection held at Lincoln's Inn on the 22nd inst., and to articled clerks from Preston as well as from is due to two causes :-1. The vagueness almost that, at that meeting, a committee coasisting Liverpool, hitherto the medal had not been necessarily incident to such abstract resolutions. of eight members of the council was appointed wrested from Liverpool; and, although he did not 2. The apparent neglect to take advantage of for the purpose of considering and reporting upon, wish to be ungenerous, he did hope that the day existing institutions devoted to the same object. a comprehensive system of legal education, would be very far distant when Liverpool would The result of the debate is, however, of great scientific and practical, for students for the Bar; not produce a candidate who would secure it. The significance, nearly all the eminent speakers and upon the subjects to be prepared for the com- president then alluded to the advantages which the on the opposition side expressed views in pulsory examination, to which such students are articled clerks of Liverpool had recently acquired favour of the main principles laid down in hereafter to be subjected. (Signed) “WESTBURY, in the shape of law lectures, from which he antici. the motion, viz., the urgent necessity for Chairman.
pated that a keener competition woule be brought a scientific and systematic education TRADE RIGHT.-A case recently heard before about for those medals in the future. He al-0 for both branches of the Profession, and the the Master of the Rolls illustrates the curious alluded to the motion to be brought forward in advisability that such Education should be in tenuity to which an exclusive trade right may the House, in a few days, by Sir Roundell Palmer, common. The Attorney-General's remarks going be reduced under peculiar circumstances. The for the establishment of a law university, the indeed further and pointing to the desirability of plaintiff was the son and trade successor of advantages of which would be thrown open to the an entire revision in the existing relations between Lieut. Robert James, the inventor and original students of the law intending to practise as attor- barristers and attorneys. Taking a hint from the manufacturer of the “ Lieut. James's Horse neys, as well as to those who intended to practise at general result of the discussion, it would seem Blister," and had filed his bill to restrain the the bar. It appeared that this system had been important to endeavour to find a way of aedefendant, Robert Joseph Janies, a grandson acted upon for some years in Scotland, and had complishing the objects of the association by of the inventor, from selling the same article been found to work exceedingly well, and it was building upon the ancient lines of our legal under the same title. The defendant had several very difficult indeed to define where the educa- constitution a little more than has been proyears previously assisted his grandfather in the tion for the one branch diverged from the other; posed. The Inns of Court are the conmon preparation of these blisters, and had thus that a knowledge of law and practice was alike inheritance of all students and practitioners of become acquainted with the process of manufac. essential to both. The president then stated that the law, and it has only been by a gradual proture. He now manufactured and offered them for recent statistics showed that upwards of 96 per cess of elimination that the attorneys have been sale under their original title of “ Lieut. James's cent. of writs issued were settled outside the courts finally ousted from all share in the advantages of Horse Blisters,” in boxes similar in appearance of law, and he urged that that showed that while those great institutions. The Inns of Chancery, to those used by the plaintiff, and signed with the it was of the utmost importance that we should which were also the common property of the name of Robert James--the signatnre of the have a highly educated Bench and Bar, it was entire Profession, but which were in later times original inventor, The Master of the Rolls, in equally important in the interests of the public wholly abandoned to the attorneys, have, as to giving judgment, laid it down az settled la :v that that the education and status of the attorney part, disappeared from existence, and the reif a person had tho good fortune to discover by should be recognised, and he was happy to point mainder, judging from the evidence taken before fair means the ingredients and process of manu. out that in many ways this had latterly been re- the Inns of Court Commissioners in 1854, are facture any unpatented article, ho vas entitled to cognised, because, during the last session of Par. utterly destitute of funds. Nothing, therefore, to sell it under its original title. The only re- liament, one of the anomalies which had existed can be done with them. They have, how striction imposed upon him by law was that he for many years, preventing a solicitor being a ever, been succeeded by an institution, viz., should do nothing to induco the public to believe county magistrate, whilst he might be a borongh the Incorporated Law Society, which will shortly, that the articles sold by him under that title were magistrate, or even fill the office of mayor, had at under an improved organisation, thoroughly re. actually manufactured by the inventor of his trade last been removed, and that one of their own body, present the interests of the entire body of successors. Acting upon these principles, the de- Mr. Rayner (the town-clerk), had recently had the attorneys scattered throughont England. The fendant would not be restrained from selling these honour of being made magistrate of the county of Chancellor of the Exchequer, whose
silence in the articles under the title of " Lieut. James's Horse York. The president also alluvied to the frequent House on Friday last is much to be regretted, Blisters," but he would be directed to discontinue appointment, by persons of distinction and pro- when examined before the Inns of Court the use of the signature Robert James, and sub- perty, of their legal advisers as executor and Commission, styled the Inns a university stitute his own full title, Robert Joseph or Robert trustee under their wills, as testifying to the in a state of decay." Let this idea be worked J. James. Shouid the latter signature be adopted, confidence which they had acquired ; and after out. Let tho Incorporated Law Society be the distinction between plaintiff's and defendant's alluding to the large number of their profession constituted with the four Inns colleges of one manufactures will be sufficiently fine; and it who had proved their usefulness in the Town great university with a thoroughly representatira would be curious to ascertain how the principle of Council, the president handed the medals to Mr. Senato elected equally from the four Inns and from restriction laid down by the Master of the Rolls Winstanley, and congratulated both him and his tho Incorporated Law Society-the practising could have been observed at all if the defendant's father on his success, adding that everyone who attorneys being 10,000 strong, should have name had chanced to be precisely identical with knew the father would have expected to find great equal representation with the Bar, whose that of the original inventor.
and persevering industry in the son. Mr. Win. practising members do not probably exceed? THE WOODEN SPOON.-If, at this time of day. stanley, jun., in appropriate terms, thanked Mr. 1501 – the
elected to have full we were to say another word about what is Martin and Mr. Atkinson for their kindness in powers of regulating the education and admission
of the members of the Profession, such education LIVERPOOL LAW STUDENTS' SOCIETY. MORRIS, WILLIAM, carrier, Maindee, near Newport, and Newport
and Brecon. Pet. Feb. 24. Reg. Roberts. Sur. March 20 to be common to all students, with, it may be, AT a meeting of this society. held at the Law PERKINS, RICHARD WILLIAM, merchant, Swansea. Pet. Feb. 16. provision for practical instruction in the hall in Library, 14, Cook-street, on Thursday, the 29th Reg. Morris. Sur. March 11 Chancery-lane for the especial, but not exclusive, ult., dir. Frederick Gregory, solicitor, presiding,
Gazette, March 5. benefit of attorney students. Let all students and the honorary secretary reported that by the To surrender at the Bankrupts' Court, Basinghall-street. practitioners under fair regulations have the right direction of the committee a petition had been PASCOE, VINCENT LAMBERT, licensed victualler, Clerkenwell. of becoming members of any of the five colleges prepared, signed by the articled clerks of Liver.
green. Pet. March 2. Reg. Roche. Sur. March 19
PASK, Jons, musical instrument maker, Strand. Pet. Feb. 29. or inns, and let there be no restrictions in passing pool and neighbouring towns, and forwarded for Reg. Pepys. Sur, March 19 from ono branch of the Profession to the other. presentation in favour of Sir Roundell Palmer's
WILKINS, SABUEL, commission agent, Cheapside. Pet. Feb. 23.
Reg. Pepys. Sur. March 19 In such a practical scheme the association would motion for the establishment of a school of law.
To surrender in the Country. carry the House and the country with it, there The subject for discussion was, “Is England ASTIWORTH, ZACHARLAH, upholsterer, Bradford. Pet. March 1. would be no reproach of vagueness or novelty, it justified in refusing to admit the indirect Alabama Reg. Rubinson. Sur. March 19 would be a return to ancient historic rights and claims to arbitration ?" After considerable dis.
FAIRCLOUGH, JAME>, sen., bootmaker, Gateshead. Pet. March 2.
Reg. Mortimer. Sur, March 16 ways, and would do away with the heartburnings, cussion the affirmative was carried by a large GLASSOS, JANEs, innkeeper, Penzance. Pet. March 2.
Chilcott. Sur, March 20 which now from zealous apprehensions on the one majority.
MCFARLASE, PETER, draper, Guildford. Pet. Feb. 29. hand and a sense of grievous injustice on the
White. Sur. March 19 other, divide the Profession, and it may fairly | SOLICITORS' BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION.
RAWSOX, JOSHUA, cloth merchant, Leeds. Tet. Feb. 23. Reg.
Marshall, Sur. March 2 be expected to accomplish the great objects which the usual monthly meeting of the board of
RUDDOCK, Edwix, victualler, Reading. Pet, March 1. Reg. Sir Roundell Palmer and his supporters have at directors of this association was held at the Law
Collins. Sur. March 23
SCRITTOY, JAREZ, upholsterer, Woodbridge. Pet. March 1. Reg. heart.
C. F. S.
Pretyman, Sur. March 18
WESTEROOK, JOHN EDWIX, innkeeper, Guildford, Pet. March 9. last, the 7th inst. Mr. J. S. Torr, in the chair, Reg. White. Sur. March 19 NOTES AND QUERIES ON the other directors present being : Messrs. Brook,
Gazette, March 1.
secretary). A sum of KIDDER, JOHx, grocer, Church-st, Shoreditch. June 16, 1836
£50 was granted in relief of applicants for assist. NOTICE.-We must remind our correspondents that this column is not open to questions involving points of law ance; twenty-four new members admitted to the
Liquidations by Jrrangement. such as a solicitor should be consnlted upon. Queries will Association ; and other general business trans. be excluded which go beyond onr limits. acted.
FIRST MEETINGS. X.B. -None are inserted unless the name and address of the
Gazette, March 1. writers are sent, not necessarily for publication, but as a
ADIE, JOHN, Jand agent, Fulwoond and Preston ; March 13, at guarantee for bona fides. THE COURTS & COURT PAPERS.
three, at office of Sols., Messrs. Turner, Preston
AMBROSE, HENRY RICHARI), grocer, Portsea; March 13, at four, Queries.
at office of Sol., Kiny, Portsen NOTICE.
BAKER, GEORGE, brewer, Fisherton Anger: March 14, at two, at 113. Uses.-A plot of land was conveyed by a corpora
the Three Swane hotel, Salisbury. Sol., Dew, Salisbury
BAKER, HENRY, Imbourer, Wyrley Pank; March 18, at two, at
Judges Chambers, March, 1872. tion to A. and his heirs to uses limiting thereout a
office of Sol., Baker, Walsall. yearly rentcharge and to this further use that it The following regulations for transacting the
BAMPFIELD, Walter, coal merchant, Pontrilas : March 15, at the said A., his heirs, executors, administrators, or business at these chambers will be observed till twelve, at the Mitru hotel, Hereford, Sol.. Symonds assigns, should not within the space of one year from further notice.
BASHAN, JAMES, and BASHAM, ALTUR, builders, George-st, and
Princes-rd, Lambeth; March 19, at two, at office of Sol., Cooke, the date thereof erect and complete upon the said plot
Devereux-et, Temple Original summonses only to be placed on the of land one or more building or buiidings, or having file and numbered.
BATTYE, KUNER, Furn spinner. Dalton; March 11, at eleven, at erected such building or buildings, should at any time
lice of Sol., Sykre, Under-fied afterwards, for the space of one year, peglect to keep
Summonses adjourned by the judge will be BELI, SANULOKGE. diapr, Harrington-ter, Broad-green,
London.rd, Croydon; March 12, at four, ut oilce of Sol., Peverthe same in good repair and of the clear yearly value of heard at eleven o'clock, according to their numbers
ley, Basinghales £100 at the least, then and in any of such cases it on the adjournment file, and those not on that file BIGG, WILLIAV, solicitor's c'erk, Pentonville.rt, Islington ; should be lawful for the said corporation, their succes, previous to the numbers of the day being called,
March 9, ut three, at utllce of Sul., Goatley, Buw-st, Covent.
parden sors or assigas, into or upon the said plot of land and will be placed at the bottom of the general file. BIEKETT, MILES, watchmaker, Northwich; March 14, at three, the buildings (if any) which should be standing thereon,
at office of So., Murray, bitchester to and the to , enjoythem,
N.B.—No summons will be adjourned by the
Call:, WBERT, stationer, Ca-tleford; March 15, at two, at office their successors, and assigns for ever in the saine judge unless he be satisfied that the avljournment CAN HAVE PAS Porta, Union-sq, Sow North-rd : March
of Sol.Boulto, Pontefract manner in all respects as if those presents had not is necessary.
16, ut lielve, altller of Sol, Aid, Eastcheap been executed." Àud, subject to such uses, to the use Suinmonses of the day will be called and COOKE, EDWARD), hairdresser, Welchpuol; March 19, at twelve, at of A., bis heirs, and assigns for ever. Would zuy.cor: numbered at quarter past eleven o'clock, and
office of Sol., Jones, Welchpol
COUSTON, DAVID, and THOMPSON, JAYES, wine merchants, reapoodents kindly give me :heir opinion as to whether
Live: pool; March 5, at one at the L Asociation Rooms, heard consecutively. the linitation of the use giving such power of entry
Liverpul. 2., Bretand Kociany, virpool
Counsel at one o'clock. The name of the canse and determining the grant is valid or not? as, accord
CROWHURST, I RY known * Harry Cristal, pantomimist, ing to the undermentioned authorities, its legality to be put on the counsel file, and heard according Herenlesdiri*, l'exminsterni, Lambeth March ll, at three, seems tloubtful. In the Chapter on Executory Interest to number.
ut office of Sol, Goatly, Bost, Cevent.urden
DERWENT, WILLIAM, innkee, er, Brandon Barch 11, at twelve, iu Williains's Real Property, it is laid down that the Acknowledgments of deeds will be taken at five !16 Office of So., Chistock, erwich utmost limit of time in which a springing use may minutes before cleven o'clock ; those not then in
DIXOS, JOHN HENRY. KN r, Myth: March 19, at one, at office arise is a life or lives in being and twenty-one years
Chartres ni afterwards, and that, if it might, in any event, exceed readiness will be postponed until the following DODE, JAJES builder. Cristol: March 13, at two, at offices of that limit, it is absolutely void ab initio. And again in day.
Hancocx, Tuess, and C., Bristol. Sols., Sweet and Burroughs
DOE, WILLLA!, boilinker, Whetstone; March 9, at elever, at Davison's Precedents in Conveyancing (vol. II. part I., Further timo to plead will not be allowed as a ofllce of sul., Harris, Hudley, Barnet presedent 53) a similar object to that coutempiate'l by matter of course.
DWTER, THOMAS, fruiterer, Live)"
pol March 14, at three, at office iuc limitation of the use in question is accomplished by
of Carmichael, accountant, liver
All affidavits read or referred to before the EDWARDS, JOSIPA, EDWARDS, FRANCIS, and EDWARDS, Joux, inserting a proviso giving to the grantor, bis heirs or jndge must be indorsed and bear a ls. stamp for
drapers, Wingto)., ; March 13, ut tveivi, at tice of Larvard, 25signs, in caise of the mouperformance of the coveueuts
Thomas Trib, aud Cu, Bristol. Sols., Fussell, Prichard, and hithe grantee thereiu coutained at any time during the filing, anıl ali documents requiring a stamp must Swann, Dristol
ELLIS, I'LOL, currenter, Ashford.rd, near Staines : March 5, st
| life of ihe parties tbereto or the survivor of them or at bear such stamp when produced; otherwiso the
twa, at 12. Hatton onlen. Sol, Marshall, Lincoln's inn fields any time within twenty-one years from the death of case will be struck out.
FLISTOFF, GEORGE, civil enginter, Great Queen.mt, Westminster; such survivor, a mere right of entry and a power to do
Summonses proper to be heard before masters
March 12, a threo, at office of Sol., Durant, Guildhall-chmbs, every act requisite specifically to perform such core.
Bringhall-st nants, and it is said in the notes that the time for the heard by the masters, and are not to be brought Fiscal, Thomas, builder, Laurel-viss ourt hrd, Lewisham; under the rule of Michaelmas Term 1867, will be FORD, JULES THOMAS, lo 'ging house keeper, Southsea; March
14, four, , , l'ortsca exercise of such power of entry is so limited in order to avoid any question of its invaridity as tending to a before the judge without special order.
March 18, at two, as office of Sols., Hudson, Matthews, and Cu. perpetuity ? QUEREUS. Affidavits in support of ex parte applicatious
FRSWEE, JAMES, sculptor, Torch: March 20, 4t twelve, at for judge's orders (except those for orders to hold otice of Hutchinson, nocourtant, Ipswich. Sol., Pullard 114. TACKING.-Can a further advance be tacked to a
GALE, WALTE! TENRY, enrpenter, Braithfield, near Romsey: to bail) to be left the day before the orders are to prior equitible mortgage merely upou the strength of be applied for, except under special circumstances;
March 13, at iocr, at ottice Sol, Kilby, Southampun
GARASTOS, FREDERICK. Stiker, Worcester, March X, at eleven, E. E. a parol agreement to that effect. such affidavits to be properly indorsed with the
at office of S... Corbett, Worcester
GILES, RICULAR!), wteker, Shrewsbury; March 13, nt twelve, 115. EXAMINATIONS.--Will any of your subscribers be names of the parties, the nature of the applica- At the Britannia butel, Shrewsbury. Sol., Chandler, Shrews. good enough to answer the following questions :-1. I tion, and a referenco to the statute under which
GLASY, MCSES," praizer, l'pton Scudamore; March 16, at two, at aln tiuking of going up for my “Intermediate” next any application is made.
tifice of Sol. Hitly, Frome summer but one; when shall I be able to know what
GRAY WILLIAJ ALZHED, butider, Wreslingworth: March 11, at books to read for it? 2. Which of the two following
eleven, at the Crown han Pitton. Sul., Eien, Cambridge Jolans is generally considered the best to follow in å
GHUSLY, ALICE. spinster, Lito March 14, at hull-pas: two, at
ott ce Sols.. . Bolton To finish one branch of the law; PROMOTIONS & APPOINTMENTS. LATES, Joser, sentimenter, Penisteine : March 15, at three, at Course or reading. say, for exinple, equity, before another is proceeded
office of Sols, Messrs. Vewan, Barnsley witb, or to pro'eed with two or more branches in a
HAND, JOI! X, commission gent, Stourbridge; March 14, at ten, N.B.-Announcements of promotions being in the nature
at ollice of Sol, wall, Stourb.idre regular order of succession, oue on one day aud another of advertisements are charged . 6d, each, for which
IIANIS, JOHN JAMES, victuailer, Boundary-rd, Hampstead ou another.
March?, at twelve, ut office of Sol, Rink, Whip-AL
HEISCH, PERCY FREDERICE, AU DODD, IIORATio, merchant 116. ATTORXETS IN A JERICA.-I have been informed The Lord-Chancellor has appointed Daniel John
Crosby - Blopsguient; Much 13, at one, it office of Qulier,
Ball, and Co., Moorgate-st. Sol., Snow, College hill,' antenost that there are very good openings for young so icitors Peters, of the City and County of Bristol, HINCKS. JOSFPH, jun., no occupation, Willenhal; March 13, at in tbe Western Stittes and Cities of America.
two, it office of Sal., Crestel, Wolverhampton of your r-alers give any ioformation respecting this; gentleman, a Commissioner to Administer Oaths
HOLMES, FREDERUK, out of business, Malvern.bdge, Church.ri, whether they are acquaiuted with any friends who have in Chancery in England.
New Cross; March 2), uttwelve, at ottice of Sul, Moss, Grace
chure.st proceeded there? Is there any gentleman among your
HOOTER, WILLIA 1 HENRY, plumber, Bournemouth; March 14, at readers who would desire to go there, as the writer, if
two, at othe. of Sol., Reade, Bournemouth jonued, might resolve to quit England. T, S. D.
HYETT, JAE, painter, Gloucester: March 12, at twelve, at the
Spread Eagle hotel, Gloucester. Sol., Ray, Bristol
4, at three, at ottice of sol., Godfrey, Barsinghall-st
JONES, EVAN THOMAS, Reneral ironinonger, Mile End rd; March Gazette, Feb. 23.
21, at twelve, attice of sol.. Field, New-inn, Strand
JOXES, PHILIP', farmer. Ewya. Harold ; March 15, at eleven, at THOMSOX, THOMAS, and MASTERS, SANUEL WHEATLEY, attor. ARTICLED CLERKS' SOCIETY.
the litre hotel, Hereford. Sel., Symonds neys und solicitors, Corun. Feb. 21.
LAMB, HENRY, Watchmaker, Bishop's rd, Paddington; March A MEETING of this society was held at Clement's.
12, at four, at office of Sol., Macmullen, Westbourne-grove. inn-hall, on Wednesday, the 28th Feb. 1872, Mr.
Paddington H. Lewis Arnold presiding. Mr. Dendy opened
LEAL, JASE ANX, baker, Portsmouth; Feb. 14, at eleven, at office
of Sol., Walker, Purtra the subject for the evening's debate, viz. : That
Gazette, March 1.
LEES, THOMAS, builder, Oldswinford: March 18, at one, at oftice the interests of all persons entitled to encloso To surrender at the Bankrupts' Court, Basinghall-street.
of Sols., E, and A. Caddick, West Bromwich
MACHIN, JOH, carrier, Speenhamland; March 12, nt two, at the
Pet. commonable lands near London, should be pur. MULLICK, 11. RISE CASE, gentleman, Garden.ct, Temple. White Hart inn, Market.pl, Newbury. Sol., Cave, Newbury
Feb. 2. Reg. Brougham. Suls. Rooke and Co., King-st. Sur. chased by the Government for the beneat of the
MARRIOTT, THOMAS, con merchant, Fureham; March 14, at March 15
three, at E. Goble, Institution Hall, Farcham people The motion was lost.
SCOTT, MICHAEL D. S., gentleman, Cornwall.gdns, Kensington.
MERRYFIELD, ALFRED, grocer, Alresford; March 11, at ten, at Pet. Feb, 2. Rey. Spring-Rice. Sol. Jacquet, Suuch-st, Fius.
office of Sol., Godwin, Winchester On Wednesday last, Mr. L. B. Mozley, in the
bury. Sur. Much!
MOORE, GEORGE, bootmaker, Port en and Southeca ; Darch ?, at chair, Mr. Arnold opened the subject for the
To surrender in the Country.
twelve, at office of C. F. Smith, King-st, Cheapside. Sol., King,
Pet. Feb. 27. Dep.. Reg. Portsea evening's debate, viz. : “ That the refusal of the CHIDLEY, TUOmas, miller, Marwood.
Thorne. Sur. Durch !!
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office of Measra. Bernard, Thomas, Tribe, and Co., Albion-chmbs
Bristol. 8ol., Stockwood, iun. LOESBY, WILLIAM, chemist, Brandon; March 18, at three, at
office of Sol, Sand, Norwich MADDOCK, HANXH, shopkeeper, Dawley ; March 18, at twelve, at
offie of Sci., Harris, Dawiey, near Wellington MANSELL, HINAH, builder, Chapel pl-porth, Grosvenor · sq
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twelve, at the Chamber of Commerce, Cheapside. Sol., Sturt,
Ironmonger la MEIER, CHARLES WILLIAM, shipbroker, Sunderland; March 21, at
twelve, at oflic, or sol, Robinson, Sunderland MIDDLEBROOK, WILLIANI joiner, Brunteliit, Morley, March 19,
at three, at onion of J. Ibberson, Dowsbury MILLER, GEORGE, contractor, Jarrow-on-Tyne; March 15, at
eleven, at eilce of Sol., Benthem, Sunderland MILLER, JAMES, wine merchant. Cliftonville; March 20, at one,
at office of Sol., Gutfridge, Brighton MORTOX, ROBERT PERCY, out of business, Havelock-ter, Peck
ham; March 19, at three, at office of Sols., Jenkins and Price,
Tavistock.st MOIR, WILLIAM, boot maker, Chapel-en-le-Frith ; March 19. at twelve, at the Golden Ball inn, Stockport. Sol., Goodman,
Chapel-en-le Frith OAKEN, RALPH, commission agent, Liverpool; March 18, at two,
at office of Sol., Thornley and loaun, Liverpool PATTON, JAMIES, iron founder, Brighton; March 20, at three, at
office of Sol., Lamb, Brighton PENNY, GEORGE TAVER builder, Portsea; March 18, at three,
at office of Soi., Feltham, Portsca PLASTANA, JOIX, butcher, Aston juxta Birmingham; March 15,
At two, at oflice of Sol, Burton, Birmin ham PorutCARY, JOHN ISAAC, auctioneer, Poundary-rd, St. John's.
wood, and Bishop's rii, Bayswater; March 20, at twelve, at office
of Sols., Messrs. Dighy, Lincoln's-inn-fields POWELL, EDWARD, fruiterer, Gledhow-tor, South Kensington;
March 15, at twelve, at office of Sols., Ravenscroft und Hills,
Great James st, Btaford.row POWELL, HENRY, fruiterer, Sussex-pl, Old Brompton; March 13,
as twelve, at office of Sol., Marshall, Hutton. Tarden SANDERS, JOSIAH, butcher, Fulburn; Much 91, atwelve, at
office of Sol., French, Cambridge TAYLOR, JOIN, licensel victhaller, Dulley; March 13, at half.
pant eleven, at office of Sols., Homfray and Holberton, Brierly
hill TESTER, EDWARD CHARLES, clerk, Hewlet-ter, Brixton; March
7, at twelve, at office of Mr Benjamin Nicholson, Greshant TOMBS, JOHN, baker, Walsall; Mirih 20, at eleven, at office of Sol.,
Duiknan, Lewis, and Lewis, Walrall TUSSTALL. I'RANCIS, grocer, Knutsford ; March 19, at elever, at
the Clarence hotul, Nanchester, Sol., Cheshire, Norwich VICKERS, JOHX, millwri:ht, Cockermouth; March 18, at two, at
offices of Hayton und Simpson, Cockermouth. Sul., Haylon,
Cochermouth WALTON, JOUN TANKEN, bootmaker, Seaham Harbour; March 18,
at two, at utlice of Sols., J. G. and J. E. Joel, Newcastle-upon.
Tvne Welton, Jous, butcher, Snape; March 18, at half past one, at
the White Hart Commercial inn, Saxmunthan. Sol, Pollard WIT, WILLIAM THOMPSON, carpet warehouseman, Watling-st; March 21, at three, at the Cannon Street hotel, Cannon-st. Sols.,
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offics of Sol., Vellor and Porrett, Sheffield WIGHT, ANDREW, shopkeper, Workbrough; March 19, at el even,
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A few doses will cure all incipient cases. Caution.-Theer. traordinary medical reports on the efficacy of Chlorodze renders it of vital importance that the public should obtain the ponuine, which is now sold under the protection of Government, authorisiny a stamp bearing the words "Dr. J. Collis Browne's Chlorodyne," withoni which none is gentice. See decision of Vice-Chancellor Sir W. Pare Wood, the Times, July 16, 1966. From Lord Francis Convurnam, Mount Charles, Donegal. 11th December 169:
-Lord Francis Conynghorn, who this time last year bought some of Dr. J. Cuilis Browne's Chlorodyne from Mr. Davenport, and has found it a most wonderful medicine, will be fled to have half a dozen bottles sent at nce to the above address." Sold in bottles. Is. 1!d. 29. d., an:) 4. d., by all chemists Sole manufacturer, J. T. DAVENPORT, $3, Groat Russell. street, Londou, W.C.
MORTON, WILLIAM HENRY, baker, Kingston; March 15, at twelve
at office of Sol., Trenchard, Taunton NOBLE, THOMAS, and ADDIE, JOIN. contractors, Garstang;
March 13, at eleven, at office of Sols., Messrs. Turner, Preston NUTT, WILLIAM, retail brewer, Birmingham; March 11, at three,
at office of Sol., Parry, Birminghuin OAKLEY, THOMAS, baker, Brumsgrove; March 19, at three, at
the Cross hotel, Bromsgrovo. Sol., Corbet OWEN, EDWIX, cabinet maker, Wrexham; March 8, at tho Wyn.
Btay Arms hotel, Wrexham, in lieu of the place originally named
Sols., Thornley and Heaton, Liverpool
March 12, at two, at the Lion hotel, Shrewsbury. Sols., Barnes
and Russell, Lichfield PETTY, JOSEPH, butcher, Worsborough Dale, near Barnsloy;
March 16, at two, at the Coach and Horses hotel, Barnsley. Sol.,
at the White Hart inn, Market.pl, Newbury. Sol., Cave, Now
bury. RACK TROW, WILLIAM CHARLES, banker's clerk, London ter,
Hackney; March 14, at two, at office of Sol., Stackpoole
March 15, at twelve, at offlso of Sol., Dallow, Wlverhampion
Erınine hotel, Flookersbrook, Chester. So., Foulkes, Bangor
at office of Sol., Forshaw, Preston
at the Charlton Arms hotel, Wellington, Salop. Sol., Marcy,
or Sol., Nowell, Buruluy
March 15, at eleven, at 6, Bedfordl-row, Holborn. Sol., Bird SHERE, THOMAS, farmer, Berwick St. John; March 12, at three,
the White Hart Hotel, Salisbury. Sol, Whatman SMALLWOOD, JOHN, gardener, Bishop thorpe; March 15, at
eleven, at ofice of Sols., Watson, York SMITH, FREDERICK CHALLEN, die sinker, Gratley-villas, Peck
him; March 13, at two, at ofllce or Sol., Hand, Colemnun.st SOUTHIYOITH, HENRY, engineer, Pemberton; March 14, at eleven
a offl '931., Les vitae
Sol., Welch, Longton
Rəyal hotel, Dewsbury, Sol, Ibberson, Dewsbury
three, at ottice of Sol., Bureher, Kidderminster
twelve, at 12. Brett, Cheapside
14, at eleven, 10 Kennan's hotel, Crown-ct, Chcupside. Sol.,
Crown hotel, Slone. Sol., Brough
at omise of Barnard), Clarke, McLean, and Co., Lothbury, Sols.,
Fussell, Prichart, and Swann, Bristol
Bycott, Jarkot-ot, Crewe. SOL, Dyzott, Sandbach
hotel, Chepslow. Sol., Morran, Newport
Bishop's Waltham; March 14, at two, at the Junction hotel,
Gazette, March 5,
March 12, at liarce, at office of Mr John Coiniort, Grecin.chmbs,
March 13, at two, at ofiice of Sol., Marshall, Hattoll garden
Congleton; March 19, et three, at the Lion and Swan hotel,
Congleton. Sos., Mergra. Tennant, Hanley
at office of Sol., Duncan, South Shields
Saracen's Ilead hotel, Innley. Sol., Sherratt, dinley BARTON, ROBERT, auctioneer, Cirencester; March 18, at three, at ottice of Sol., Sullivan, Fairford
: BARTON, THOMAS, and HARDIKER, JOHN, carvers, Preston
March Ir, at eleven, it office of sols., Plant and Abbott, Pre-ton BOYCE, CUALES, blacksmith, Tipton ; March 19, at eleven, at
onlce of sol, Travis, Tipton BRYER, WILLIAM CARR, and COMINS, WILLIAM, colonial merchants, Great Toner st, Southend, and The Sicamores, Totten.
ham; March 14, at twelve, at Office of Sol., Mayhew, Poultry CARTER, WILLIAM RICHAID, winú merchant, John-st, Crutched. friars; March 21, at two, at vitice oí Sols., Ellis and Crossteld,
twelve, at offices of Sol. Mellor, Sheinleid
at eleven, at office of Sol, Rhodes, Bradford CHAPMAS, THOMAS BEACH, cigar manufacturer, Shemald; March
13, at twelve, as the Cutlers' hall, Sheffield, Sol., Mellor, Shet.
fleld CLARK, GIFFARD, builder, Portsea; March 15, at three, at ofice
of Sol., Feltham, Portsea COLMAS, JAHIEN blacksmith, Taunton; March 18, 2twelve, at
office of Sol., Treneurd, Taunton
Sol., Leoming. Hallfix
Hancock, Trings, and Co., public accountants, Bristol. Sul.,
Bloxwich; March , ut eleven, at vffice of Sols., Duignan, Lewis
and Lewis, Walsall DERMONT, ARTHUR, contractor, South Shields ; March 15, at
twelve, at office or Sol., Benthamn, Sunderland DOODY, THOMAS, timber dealer, Church Aston; March 20, at
eleven, at office of Sol., Taylor, Weilington DRIVER, JOHN, tailor, Green's endi, Woolwich; March 13, at three at office of Mr. Jolin Currall, public accountant, Fenchurch-st.
Sol., Maniere, Grcat Jones.si, Bedfordi-row
Taylor and Jaquet, South.87, Fin-bury so
at office of Sols., Kinncir und Tombs, Wootton Bassett
March 13, at three, at offices of Sol., Marshall, Lincoln-inn-felds FARLEY, FREDERICK, plumber, West Bromwich; March 19, at
eleven, at one of Sol, Jackson, West Bromwich FITZROY, JIENRY JAMES, late an oficer in the army, Fairfeld
lodge, Twickenhamn: March 13, at three, at office of Sols., Duncan
and Murton, Southmptont, Bloomsbury FISHER, THOMAS ELLIS, clerk toa ten broker, Mountford.rd,
Dalrion; March 12, ut three, ut 12, Hatton gan. Sol., Marshall,
18, at eleven, at the Cutlerx'.nl, Shutt. So., Webstor GRIME, JAMES, jeweller, Preston, durch 18, at ten, at office of
Sol, Frye, Preston
office of Sol., Eullock, Grent Burkhamster
three, at the Sunracen's Head hotel, Hanley. Sul., Alcock,
eleven, at offlce of Sol.. Sidstall, Olley
23, 25 twelve, at office of S., Mills, Brighton HITCHCOCK, FREDERUCK, egg merchant, Albert-pl, Twickenham;
March 14, at three, at otilce of Sol., Salaman, King-st, Cheapside HOPTON, ABNEY CHARLES, surgeon, Judd.sr. Brunswick sq;
March 14, at two, at offices of Mr. A. S. Godfrey, solicitor,
Basinghall-st. So., Watson, Basinghall.at
Bridge; March 21, at one, at the Joddrell Army, Whaley Bridge.
Sol., Bontflower, Manchester
one, st office of Sol, Philipson, Newcastle upon Tyne
of Sul., Sherrard, Clifford's-inn LAPISH, JOSEP, ond LAPISIT, WILLIAM, joiners, both Bradford
: March 18, at ten, at office of Sol, Rhodes, Bradford
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES AND DEATHS.
W., the wife or Wiam Grahm, barrister-at-law, of a ron.
the wife of Clement Higgins, Esq., barrister-at-law, of a daugh.
wife of Thomas Garmston Hyde, solicitor, of a duughter.
wife of J. Ben Yiarsden, solicitor, of a dau: hter.
Bristol, W. P. Bullen, solicitor, to Elizabeth Wanklyn, widow of
Sumuel Lister Booth, s licitor, aged 72.
Brompton, Henry Nethereole, Ex9., solicitor, for forty-five years
-JAUNDICE, DISORDERED LIVER-A good free flow of bile is absolutely necessary for
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To Readers and Correspondents.
We believe Mr. Serjeant Parry is retained for the prosecution of the TICHBORNE claimant. It is understood that the Law Officers will take no part in the proceedings, but that the learned Serjeant will lead for the Crown.
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Social amenities are to be encouraged, and we do not know that there is any objection to a foreman of a jury in any particular case inviting his fellow jurors and the counsel for either one side or both in a cause to dinner, or any other gathering so thoroughly English. This event, as affecting a great case, is now over. A famous jury have celebrated the termination of their labours, and the triumph of truth over iniquity, in the companionshipof the members of the long robe who so effectually contributed to this happy termination, doubtless enjoying the strong contrast furnished by the present predicament of the author of their labours. It is not for us to approro or disapprove such proceedings. Out of court after a cause is over, counsel and juries are private individuals. Nevertheless, we do not consider the precedent a healthy one.
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A róxt of practical importance was decided in the Rolls on Wednesday. It arose in Wood v. IVeightmun, a suit to render the estate of a deceased trustee liable for a breach of trust. For the defence it was stated that the executors of the deceased trustee had issued advertisements in accordance with Lord St. Leonards' Act, and afterwards distributed the estate without having had this claim brought to their knowledge. It appeared, however, that the advertisements had only been inserted in local newspapers, and that the time allowed for bringing in claims was three weeks. The court held that this was not sufficient, and declared the executors liable with the estate of the deceased trustee for the breach of trust. It would appear from this decision that executors cannot safely distribute the estate of their testator unless the statutory advertisements have been inserted in the Gazette, and at least one London daily paper as is done by the court in administration suits, and that a longer time than three weeks must be given for the sending in of claims.
77 JUDICIAL COMMITTEE OF THE PRIVY
COUNCIL WARDLC , BETHINE
Lewer Capada--Liability of builder 81
COURT OF APPEALIN CHANCERY.
THE SAME. THE METROPOLITAN RAIL-
93 GOMPERTZ 1, KENSIT
Validity of marriage-Imperfect signa. tures in marriage register
20 COURT OF COMMON PLEAS. COOK +, GUERRA
Landlord and tenant-Mortgage of reversion...
97 NOGER. ESCOTTParliamentary election
103 COURT FOR DIVORCE AND MATRI.
106 WILO, WILOY AND HOWELL
Matrimonial suit-Alimony pendente lite 107
Matrimonial suit-Alimony pendente lite 108
Bankrupt Partners proving against the
365 V.C. Bacon's Court.
365 V.C. Wickens' Court Court of Probato
3400) Court of Divorce
308 LEGISLATION AND JURISPRUDEXCE:House of Commons....
306 ELECTION LAW:Notes of New Decisions
368 SOLICITORS' JOURNAL; Notes of New Decisions
260 Court of Divorce .........
09 Creditors under Estates in Chancery 209 Creditors under 12 & Vict. c. 35
Notes of New Decisions
371 COMPANY LAW : Notes of New Decisions
371 REAL PROPERTY AND CONVEYANCING:Notes of New Decisions
372 MARITIME LAW:-Notes of New Decisions
372 COUNTY COURTS:Tenbury County Court....
372 BANKRUPTCY LAW:
Notes of New Decisions
372 LEGAL NEWS
373 CORRESPONDEXCE OF THE PROFESSION ... 373 NOTES AND QUERIES ON POINTS OF PRACTICE
376 THE GAZETTES
376 BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS 377
On the subject of the Welsh-speaking Judges, a correspondent writes: “It may be accident, but it is the fact, that those persons who have been trained to speak Welsh either speak very bad or very turgid English, and turgid speech is evidence of
defective judgment. There has been no disregard of ability among Welsh barristers—Sir Joux NICHOLL, Sir J. JENNER, and Sir D. HARDING were all of them Glamorganshire men. The HOME SECRETARY, who was stipendiary magistrate at Merthyr, was born in the same county. Lord Justice JAMES, Mr. Justice Grove, and Sir WALTER MORGAN (India) are also Glamorganshire men. But the chairmen and vice-chairmen of quarter sessions and magistrates in Wales can rarely speak Welsh. The two stipendiary magistrates in Wales who do their work with public approval can neither of them speak Welsh. If County Court Judges were not paid, Welsh-speaking Judges would not be demanded. Only one side has as yet been heard, though the House of Commons has been asked by the HOME SECRETARY to place a restriction on judicial appointments hereafter to be made by the LORD CuanCELLOR."
LEADING ARTICLES, &c. TO READERS AND CORRESPONDENTS ....., 359 LEADING ARTICLES:Topics of the Week,
379 The Appellate Jurisdiction
One of those ingenious efforts to make a loophole for escape from the law as to “ order and disposition” was discussed lately in Lean v. Carrick. Holders of bills of sale are so numerous, and have such a love for little evasions of the law, that the case is worth special attention. The plaintiff purchased the furniture of a person named Michell from the sheriff, and took an ordinary bill of sale. He did not register, nor did he remove the furniture from Michell's house. During the whole time, however, that the furniture remained at Michell's some member of the plaintiff's family -wife or daughter-lived in the house also. In 1869 Michell became bankrupt, and the question that came before the Court on Monday was whether the presence of a member of the plaintiff's family in Michell's house with the furniture was sufficient possession to take it out of the bankrupt's order and disposition. The Court held that it was not. Colourable possession could scarcely be carried further than in this case, and it is satisfactory to have a decision which helps so much to define the vague line between possession of the mortgagee and the order and disposition of the mortgagor, but it is a pity the bill of sale was unregistered, for otherwise we might have had a much more valuable decision.
The public is prone to consider that the huge cost of the Ticu. BORNE trial goes intact into the pockets of the lawyers. As far as counsel are concerned we believe we may state that the fees paid by the defence constitute somewhat less than one-fifth of the expenditure. The ATTORNEY-GENERAL, we learn, received, 60001., Mr. HAWKINS, Q.C., rather more than 50001., and so
on in proportion.
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Apropos of the TICHIBORNE case the Spectator says, Suppose that, whenever a suit was pronounced flagitious, both by the Judge who tried it and the jury, and another Judge with reports of the evidence before him, the suitor received the same penalty as if he had perjured himself, would justice be materially endangered, or only legal profits ?” Both-justice far more than the profits. The Legislature has gone as far as it can in ordering security for costs to be given in certain cases; and it would be impossible to go further. A good illustration on this point is afforded by the trial of election petitions. The last statute enacts that regard is to be bad by the Judge to the disallowance of any costs, charges, or exrenses which may, in the opinion of the court or Judge, have been caused by vexatious conduct, unfounded allegations, or unfounded objections on the part either of the petitioner or the respondent.” Baron Martin, however, in the Norwich case, declined to regard vexation as an element to be considered in the apportionment of costs. This obviously is not on all fours, but it indicates the limit to which Parliament is inclined to go in such matters, and the temper of the Judges in carrying the legislation into effect; and we repeat that we consider that it is not possible to enact a penal statute of the nature indicated by our contemporary.
augmented in intensity by so sweeping an alteration in the law of bankruptcy as was effected by the Act of 1869. We have endea. voured to follow and comment on the salient points cropping up from time to time in the above-mentioned controversy, as a reference to our numerous articles on “Execution Creditors in Bankruptcy” will testify, and we propose now shortly to summarise the results recently arrived at by the appellate courts on some of the more important questions. We take the following points to be now settled :-First, that where the sheriff seizes before an act of bankruptcy, the title of the tion creditor will prevail over that of the trustee in bank. ruptcy, although there may be no sale prior to the adjudication : (Slater v. Pindler, 24 L. T. Rep. N. S. 631, affirmed in Ex. Ch. 6th Feb. 1872, “ Notes of the Week,"17th Feb. 1872; Ex parte Rocka; Re Hall; 25 L. T. Rep. N. S. 287.) This point is subject to the exception presently stated, when the execution is for a sum exceeding £50 upon the goods of a trader. Secondly, that the merr delivery of the writ to the sheriff is not equivalent to seizure, and does not bind the goods of the debtor so as to prevent them from passing to the trustee in bankruptcy : (Ex parte IIilliams; 1 Davies. Lords Justices, .7th inst.) Thirdly, that when the goods of a trader are seized in execution for a sum exceeding £50, and no sale has been effected, the trustee in bankruptcy has a complete equitable title under sect. 87, of the Act of 1869, and that an order, under sect. 13, requiring the sheriff to give up possession will be sustained : (E.c parte Raymer; Re John801, 2, W. R. 397, affirmed by Lords Justices, 7th inst.; sce “Notes of the Week" to-day-Ct. of App. in Chan.) Fourthly, that since the passing of the Act of 1861, an assignment of all a man's available property to one of his creditors in consideration of a past debt is an act of bankruptcy, whether he be a trader or not; and, that since the passing of the Act of 1869, such an assignment is by construction of law fraudulent within sect. 6, sub-sect. 2, of that Act : (Ex parte Lückes; R: Woodl. Lords Justices, 16th Feb. 1872; “Notes of the Week,” 24th Feb. 1872.)
Some of the American States are ahead of us in reforming the law of evidence, and there would appear to be a prevailing disposition to make defendants in criminal cases competent, though not compellable, to give evidence. It would seem that so early as 1859, the State of Maine passed an Act enabling the defendant in any criminal prosecution for libel, nuisance, and simple assault and battery, to offer himself as a witness; and in 1863 the law as to the admission of testimony was further extended, and it was further enacted that “in the trial of any indictments, complaints or other proceedings against persons charged with the commission of crimes or offences, the person so charged, shall, at his own request, and not otherwise, be deemed a competent witness, the credit to be given to his testimony being left solely to the jury under the instruction of the court." A bill has now been introduced into the State Senate of Pennsylvania, by which it is proposed to enact, that in the trial of any indictment, complaint or other proceeding against any person or persons charged with the commission of crimes or offences, any person so charged, shall, at his or her own request, and not otherwise, be deemed a competent witness; the credit to be given to such testimony being left solely to the jury, under the instruction of the court. The Act is not to extend to the trial of any person or persons on an indictment charging a capital offence.
Two decisions on questions as to costs under the Lands Clauses Act have recently been given in the Rolls. One, Re Carney's Trusts, about a fortnight ago, and the other Earl Ferrers v. Stafford and Ittoxeter Railway Company on Monday last. The points involved are novel and worth noting. In Carney's Trusts the question was comparatively simple. It was whether a railway company is bound to pay the costs of an attempt to reinvest in land a fund paid into court as the purchase money of land taken for the purpose of the undertaking, when the new purchase has fallen through, owing to the rendor being unable to deduce a good title. The court decided that as no blame could be attached to the persons interested in the fund, the company must pay the costs. This decision simply cnlarges the meaning of costs in sect. 80 of the Act, but not more than might have been expected. The point raised by Lord FERRERS was, however, much more novel and important. It appeared that in 1864 the railway company took possession of a portion of the Earl's settled estates under an agreement that the amount of compensation should be settled by a surveyor. £9887 was awarded accordingly, and duly paid into court in 1865. The usual order was afterwards obtained from the court for reinvestment, and directing the company to pay all the costs in accordance with the Act. No steps were however taken to enforce payment of the surveyor's costs until 1867, when the company had become insolvent. Subsequently a bill was filed praying for a declaration that Lord FERRERS was entitled to a lien on the land, and to the rights of an unpaid vendor in respect of the surveyors and arbitrator's costs, and for a direction that if necessary for payment a sale should be made. The Master OF THE Rolls, however, held that though it was quite clear that under the 34th section of the Act the company was liable for these costs, yet they could not be enforced by such a bill as had been filed. It will be seen that the interests affected by this decision are much wider than landowners and companies. if such a bill as that filed by Lord FERRERS would lie, a vendor of land would be able to take precedence of all the company's simple contract creditors, a right which would be especially serious just now, when the ordinary powers of enforcing debts have been so much curtailed. Where the debtor is a railway company, such a right as that claimed in the bill would thus be most detrimental to ordinary creditors, while it could only be useful to vendors of land in cases where they allowed costs to stand over for a long period. The provisions of sect. 80 of the Lands Clauses Act have always been found quite sufficient for enforcing payment of costs when ordinary diligence is used.
The Bill to legalise marriage with the sister of a deccased wife, introduced by the COMMON SERJEANT of London and Mr. MORLE), was read a second time in the Commons on the 21st ult. by : majority of forty-eight. It is identical with that thrown out by the Lords last session, a copy of which will be found LAW TIES vol. 1., p. 398. The debate was particularly mengre, the subject having been exhausted by the discussions of more than twenty years. We have on former occasions expressed our convictiou that the balance of expediency is in favour of a removal of the prohibition of these marriages. So long as the persons who contract these unions, which, but for the prohibition would be marriages, and the offspring of such unions, are generally regar led by society rather as the victims of a harsh law. than as real delinquent:. so long, as it appears to us, will the present hard and fast rule of prohibition be injurious and indefensible. It is an utter delusion to suppose that the sister of a deceased wife can, under the safeguard of the prohibition and by virtue of it, take the charge of a widower's household and of his motherless children. on a footing similar to that of a sister by blood. A sister and a sister-in-law stand in relationships totally distinct, let churches or legislatures say or decree as they will. The common intellect clearly discerns that the sanctities which fence and guard the relations of brother and sister do not extend to those of brother-in-law and sister-in-law. We are convinced that the very prohibition itself must in many cases operate as a delusion
snare by leading the parties into false positions, and lulling them and their friends into a false sense of security in the vain idea that the impossibility of legal union wil be a sufficient guarantee that brother-in-law and sister-in-law will regard each other as brother and sister, and behave according?y. Not uncommonly, it is well known, this expectation is falsified by the event, for nature has no respect for legal or other fictions, and the result is a marriage in fact though not in lawr, entailing on the woman the precarious status of a concubine, and on the children the stigma and other penalties of bastardy. The “natural protector argument, though specious, appears to us almost as imbecile as the “wife's jealousy" argument. The onus quid bandi is on those who forge fetters to infringe upon natural liberty, and in our judgment they have not made out their case in the present instance. We adhere to the views expressed on this subject Law TIMES vol. 1. p. 393, and think that sooner or later, but we hope sooner-for in common with most other people we are heartily sick and tired of the subject-our own Legislature will have to follow in the wake of that of our South Australian colony, where these marriages are now legalised. Before parting with the subject we desire again most emphatically to call the attention of Parliament, and of the Profession, to the fact that the Bill, as it stands, would have the effect of joining together in marriage, nolentibus volentibus, many persons who, having gone through a ceremony declared by Lord LYNDHURST's Act to be void. have fulfilled their duty as citizens by separating. It is absolutely necessary, if a great piece of Legislative folly and wickedness is not to be perpetrated, for the Act to provide that, where the parties are both living, no retrospective validity shall be given to the
It cannot be considered any subject for wonder that internecine conflicts of opinion should arise between particular creditors and particular assigns, each fighting for his own hand, and obtaining judgment and execution or possession for his own private behoof, and the general body of creditors, or their assignee, trustee, or other representative, claiming under the statutory form of execution known as an adjudication in bankruptcy. Such conflicts would, in the nature of things, be common enough at all times and under any code, but are of course multiplied in number and