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MANORIAL RIGHTS INJUNCTION.-When proceedings are taken by action at law in a matter, which is necessarily connected with other matters which can alone be dealt with by a court of equity, and proceedings are taken by the defendants in the action in a court of equity to determine not only the question involved in the action at law, but all the other matters connected therewith, such court of equity will by injunction restrain the action at law until the hearing of the entire case in such court of equity. The Queen, who was lady of the manor of M. and as such entitled to the minerals of such

manor, granted to A. a lease of such minerals; whereupon A. entered the copyhold land of B., who was a copyholder of the said manor, and commenced boring for minerals. Upon this, B. brought an action of trespass in the Court of Exchequer of Pleas. The Attorney-General then filed an English bill on the equity side of the Exchequer against the plaintiff in the action, alleging a right in the Crown to the minerals; a right also to enter the lands in the manor by itself of the manor, to search for, work, and win the minerals, making a certain fixed compensation to the tenants for injury done to their lands thereby, according to the custom of the manor; and praying for a declaration of the rights of the Crown in the matter, and for an injunction restraining the plaintiff in the action from further prosecuting the same. Upon a motion for an injunction to restrain the plaintiff in the action from further prosecuting the same until the further hearing of the suit in equity. Held, that the court had jurisdiction to grant such injunction, and that the case was a proper one for its exercise: Attorney-General v. Parker, 26 L. T. Rep. N. S.

or its lessees without the consent of the tenants

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known as "the Collier scandal," the intelligent reader would naturally ask whether any new aspect of the affair could still be undiscovered. Intelligent reader, Industry can do marvels; and fresh to say about Lord Hatherley's defence of in this instance. Industry thinks it has something the Government. In the House of Lords that nobleman argued that the letter of the law had clearly been observed in Sir Robert Collier's transfer to the Privy Council, and that its spirit had not been violated because his fitness for promotion was undoubted. Now we do not wish to contravene either proposition, but we wish to show forth what industrious research has discovered about the latter assertion. With this intent let us take the Law Reports of Common Law Decisions during the period between Sir General and his recent elevation to the bench. Robert Collier's last appointment as AttorneyIn these reports the scores of the leaders of the bar are highly interesting. Excluding Crown cases, in which the law officers of the Crown are of course employed, Mr. Manisty, Q.C., stands highest, having been engaged in 66 reported suits. Other Queen's counsel follow with scores of 64, 50, 44, and so on till we come to Sir Robert thus stands bracketed with eleven other learned Collier, who was engaged in only one case, and gentlemen in the position of wooden spoon. This is the verdict of the public on Sir Robert Collier's ability as an advocate.-Pall-Mall Gazette. PRESENTATION OF LAW SOCIETY MEDALS.-At a meeting of the members of the Incorporated Law Society of Liverpool on the 22nd ult., to which also the articled clerks had been specially invited, the two gold medals, founded by Mr. Timpron Martin and Mr. John Atkinson, of Liverpool, were presented by Mr. Lowndes, the president of the society, to Mr. J. W. Winstanley, the district registrar at Liverpool of the chancery of son of Mr. James Winckworth Winstanley, the Lancashire. Amongst the other persons present at the meeting were Mr. Winstanley, the father of the successful candidate; Mr. Atkinson, vicepresident; and Messrs. Timpron Martin, Jevons; Banner, R. A. Payne, William Radcliffe, Hore, Arthur Morecroft, Newton, Lace, Alsop, Mather, Lyon, and others. There was also a large attendance of articled clerks. The president, in present, ing the medals, congratulated Mr. Winstanley on his success in carrying off both prizes, and expressed his pleasure at the presence of both Mr. Martin and Mr. Atkinson. He also alluded to the fact that whilst Mr. Atkinson's medal was open to articled clerks from Preston as well as from Liverpool, hitherto the medal had not been wrested from Liverpool; and, although he did not wish to be ungenerous, he did hope that the day would be very far distant when Liverpool would not produce a candidate who would secure it. The president then alluded to the advantages which the articled clerks of Liverpool had recently acquired in the shape of law lectures, from which he anticipated that a keener competition woule be brought TRADE RIGHT.-A case recently heard before about for those medals in the future. He also the Master of the Rolls illustrates the curious alluded to the motion to be brought forward in tenuity to which an exclusive trade right may the House, in a few days, by Sir Roundell Palmer, be reduced under peculiar circumstances. The for the establishment of a law university, the plaintiff was the son and trade successor of advantages of which would be thrown open to the Lieut. Robert James, the inventor and original students of the law intending to practise as attormanufacturer of the "Lieut. James's Horse neys, as well as to those who intended to practise at Blister," and had filed his bill to restrain the the bar. It appeared that this system had been defendant, Robert Joseph James, a grandson acted upon for some years in Scotland, and had of the inventor, from selling the same article been found to work exceedingly well, and it was under the same title. The defendant had several very difficult indeed to define where the educayears previously assisted his grandfather in the tion for the one branch diverged from the other; preparation of these blisters, and had thus that a knowledge of law and practice was alike become acquainted with the process of manufac- essential to both. The president then stated that ture. He now manufactured and offered them for recent statistics showed that upwards of 96 per sale under their original title of "Lieut. James's cent. of writs issued were settled outside the courts Horse Blisters," in boxes similar in appearance of law, and he urged that that showed that while to those used by the plaintiff, and signed with the it was of the utmost importance that we should name of Robert James-the signature of the have a highly-educated Bench and Bar, it was original inventor. The Master of the Rolls, in equally important in the interests of the public giving judgment, laid it down as settled law that that the education and status of the attorney if a person had the good fortune to discover by should be recognised, and he was happy to point fair means the ingredients and process of manu- out that in many ways this had latterly been refacture any unpatented article, he was entitled to cognised, because, during the last session of Parto sell it under its original title. The only re- liament, one of the anomalies which had existed striction imposed upon him by law was that he for many years, preventing a solicitor being a should do nothing to induce the public to believe county magistrate, whilst he might be a borough that the articles sold by him under that title were magistrate, or even fill the office of mayor, had at actually manufactured by the inventor of his trade last been removed, and that one of their own body, successors. Acting upon these principles, the de- Mr. Rayner (the town-clerk), had recently had the fendant would not be restrained from selling these honour of being made magistrate of the county of articles under the title of "Licut. James's Horse York. The president also alluded to the frequent Blisters," but he would be directed to discontinue appointment, by persons of distinction and prothe use of the signature Robert James, and sub-perty, of their legal advisers as executor and stitute his own full title, Robert Joseph or Robert J. James. Should the latter signature be adopted, the distinction between plaintiff's and defendant's manufactures will be sufficiently fine; and it would be curious to ascertain how the principle of restriction laid down by the Master of the Rolls could have been observed at all if the defendant's name had chanced to be precisely identical with that of the original inventor.

THE following notice has been issued: "Lincoln's Inn, Feb. 29, 1872. "The Council of Legal Education beg to report to the treasurers and masters of the bench of the several Inns of Court, that a meeting of the council, convened by the chairman, Lord Westbury, was held at Lincoln's Inn on the 22nd inst., and that, at that meeting, a committee consisting of eight members of the council was appointed for the purpose of considering and reporting upon, a comprehensive system of legal education, scientific and practical, for students for the Bar; and upon the subjects to be prepared for the compulsory examination, to which such students are hereafter to be subjected. (Signed) "WESTBURY, Chairman."

THE WOODEN SPOON.-If, at this time of day. we were to say another word about what is

trustee under their wills, as testifying to the
confidence which they had acquired; and after
alluding to the large number of their profession
who had proved their usefulness in the Town
Council, the president handed the medals to Mr.
Winstanley, and congratulated both him and his
father on his success, adding that everyone who
knew the father would have expected to find great
and persevering industry in the son. Mr. Win-
stanley, jun., in appropriate terms, thanked Mr.
Martin and Mr. Atkinson for their kindness in

having founded the medals. And after a few remarks from Mr. Winstanley, sen., and Mr. Atkinson, the meeting closed.



NOTE. This department of the LAW TIMES being open to free discussion on all professional topics, the Editor is not responsible for any opinions or statements contained in it.

LAW CLERKS.--I have read the letters of "Fidelis' and "Lex" on this subject, which have appeared in recent numbers of your journal, and it seems to me that the matter is of such importance to clerks that immeciation having for its object the raising of the diate steps should be taken to form an assostatus of clerks, and their protection from such invaders as "gentlemen" who offer their services on the same terms as footmen. I regret that "Lex" omitted to state his idea of the shape such

an association should take, but it seems to me that the object should be first to adopt some mode by which a clerk could, after successfully passing rated Law Society, say in any particular branch an examination under the auspices of the Incorpoof the profession, obtain a certificate of compe tency to manage the department for which he is so certified. Certificates might thus be granted in each of the following departments viz., equity, common law, conveyancing, criminal law, bankruptcy, law accounts, and also for general clerks. The holder of such a certificate would have no difficulty in commanding a good situa tion, and his certificate would be a guarantee to his employer of his thorough efficiency; secondly, to form a superannuation fund for the benefit of the members.


AN EQUITY DIGEST.-Will not some lawyer of ability, who can spare time for such a work, compile for the use of his busier brethren, a digest of equity cases similar to Harrison's Common Law Digest? I know my request is not a very modest one, but such a work is much needed.


THE LEGAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION.-The House of Commons has refused by a small majority to accept Sir Roundell Palmer's motion. An examination of the speeches made in opposition to it, points to the conclusion that the rejection is due to two causes -1. The vagueness almost necessarily incident to such abstract resolutions. 2. The apparent neglect to take advantage of existing institutions devoted to the same object. The result of the debate is, however, of great significance, nearly all the eminent speakers on the opposition side expressed views in favour of the main principles laid down in the motion, viz., the urgent necessity for a more scientific and systematic education for both branches of the Profession, and the advisability that such Education should be in common. The Attorney-General's remarks going indeed further and pointing to the desirability of an entire revision in the existing relations between barristers and attorneys. Taking a hint from the general result of the discussion, it would seem important to endeavour to find a way of accomplishing the objects of the association by building upon the ancient lines of our legal constitution a little more than has been proposed. The Inns of Court are the common inheritance of all students and practitioners of the law, and it has only been by a gradual process of elimination that the attorneys have been finally ousted from all share in the advantages of those great institutions. The Inns of Chancery, which were also the common property of the entire Profession, but which were in later times wholly abandoned to the attorneys, have, as to part, disappeared from existence, and the remainder, judging from the evidence taken before the Inns of Court Commissioners in 1854, are utterly destitute of funds. Nothing, therefore, can be done with them. They have, however, been succeeded by an institution, viz., the Incorporated Law Society, which will shortly, under an improved organisation, thoroughly re present the interests of the entire body of attorneys scattered throughout England. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, whose silence in the House on Friday last is much to be regretted, when examined before the Inns of Court Commission, styled the Inns "a university in a state of decay." Let this idea be worked out. Let the Incorporated Law Society be constituted with the four Inns colleges of one great university with a thoroughly representative senate elected equally from the four Inns and from the Incorporated Law Society-the practising attorneys being 10,000 strong, should have equal representation with the Bar, whose practising members do not probably exceed 1500-the senate SO elected to have full powers of regulating the education and admission


of the members of the Profession, such education to be common to all students, with, it may be, provision for practical instruction in the hall in Chancery-lane for the especial, but not exclusive, benefit of attorney students. Let all students and practitioners under fair regulations have the right of becoming members of any of the five colleges or inns, and let there be no restrictions in passing from one branch of the Profession to the other. In such a practical scheme the association would carry the House and the country with it, there would be no reproach of vagueness or novelty, it would be a return to ancient historic rights and ways, and would do away with the heartburnings, which now from zealous apprehensions on the one hand and a sense of grievous injustice on the other, divide the Profession, and it may fairly be expected to accomplish the great objects which Sir Roundell Palmer and his supporters have at heart. C. F. S.



NOTICE-We must remind our correspondents that this
column is not open to questions involving points of law
such as a solicitor should be consulted upon. Queries will
be excluded which go beyond our limits.
N.B.-None are inserted unless the name and address of the
writers are sent, not necessarily for publication, but as a
guarantee for bona fides.


113. USES.-A plot of land was conveyed by a corporation to A. and his heirs to uses limiting thereout a yearly rentcharge "and to this further use that it the said A., his heirs, executors, administrators, or assigns, should not within the space of one year from the date thereof erect and complete upon the said plot of land one or more building or buildings, or having erected such building or buildings, should at any time afterwards, for the space of one year, neglect to keep the same in good repair and of the clear yearly value of £100 at the least, then and in any of such cases it should be lawful for the said corporation, their successors or assigns, into or upon the said plot of land and the buildings (if any) which should be standing thereon, to enter and the saine to have, hold, and enjoy, to them, their successors, and assigns for ever in the same manner in all respects as if those presents had not been executed." Aud, subject to such uses, to the use of A., his heirs, and assigns for ever. Would any cor respondents kindly give me their opinion as to whether the limitation of the use giving such power of entry and determining the grant is valid or not? as, according to the undermentioned authorities, its legality seems doubtful. In the Chapter on Excentory Interest in Williams's Real Property, it is laid down that the utmost hit of time in which a springing use may arise is a life or lives in being and twenty-one years afterwards, and that, if it might, in any event, exceed that limit, it is absolutely void ab initio. And agam in Davison's Precedents in Conveyancing (vol. II. part I., precedent 53) a similar object to that coutemplated by the limitation of the use in question is accomplished by inserting a proviso giving to the grautor, his heirs or assigns, in case of the nouperformance of the covenants by the grantee therein coutained at any time during the life of the parties thereto or the survivor of them or at any time within twenty-one years from the death of such survivor, a mere right of entry and a power to do every act requisite specifically to perform such covenants, and it is said in the notes that the time for the exercise of such power of entry is so limited in order to avoid any question of its invalidity as tending to a perpetuity? QUEREUS.

114. TACKING.-Can a further advance be tacked to a prior equitable mortgage merely upon the strength of a parol agreement to that effect. E. E. W.

115. EXAMINATIONS.--Will any of your subscribers be good enough to answer the following questions:-1. I am thinking of going up for my "Intermediate next summer but oue; when shall I be able to know what

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MORRIS, WILLIAM, carrier, Maindee, near Newport, and Newport
and Brecon. Pet. Feb. 24. Reg. Roberts. Sur. March 20
PERKINS, RICHARD WILLIAM, merchant, Swansea. Pet. Feb. 16.
Reg. Morris. Sur. March 11

Gazette, March 5.

AT a meeting of this society. held at the Law
Library, 14, Cook-street, on Thursday, the 29th
ult., Mr. Frederick Gregory, solicitor, presiding,
the honorary secretary reported that by the
direction of the committee a petition had been
prepared, signed by the articled clerks of Liver-
pool and neighbouring towns, and forwarded for
presentation in favour of Sir Roundell Palmer's
motion for the establishment of a school of law.
The subject for discussion was, "Is England ASHWORTH, ZACHARIAH, upholsterer, Bradford.
justified in refusing to admit the indirect Alabama
claims to arbitration?" After considerable dis-
cussion the affirmative was carried by a large

To surrender at the Bankrupts' Court, Basinghall-street.
PASCOE, VINCENT LAMBERT, licensed victualler, Clerkenwell-
green. Pet. March 2. Reg. Roche. Sur. March 19
PASK, JOHN, musical instrument maker, Strand. Pet. Feb. 29.
Reg. Pepys. Sur. March 19
WILKINS, SAMUEL, commission agent, Cheapside. Pet. Feb. 29.
Reg. Pepys. Sur. March 19

THE usual monthly meeting of the board of
directors of this association was held at the Law
Institution, Chancery-lane, London, on Wednesday
last, the 7th inst. Mr. J. S. Torr, in the chair,
the other directors present being: Messrs. Brook,
Cookson, Hedger, Hine Haycock, Monckton, Rick-
man, and Smith (Mr. Eiffe, secretary). A sum of
£50 was granted in relief of applicants for assist-
ance; twenty-four new members admitted to the
Association; and other general business trans-

To surrender in the Country.

Pet. March 1.
Reg. Robinson. Sur. March 19
FAIRCLOUGH, JAMES, sen., bootmaker, Gateshead. Pet. March 2.
Reg. Mortimer. Sur. March 16
GLASSON, JAMES, innkeeper, Penzance. Pet. March 2.
Chilcott. Sur. March 20
MCFARLANE, PETER, draper, Guildford. Pet. Feb. 29. Reg.
White. Sur, March 19
RAWSON, JOSHUA, cloth merchant, Leeds. Fet. Feb. 28. Reg.
Marshall. Sur. March 20
Pet. March 1. Reg.

RUDDOCK, EDWIN, victualler, Reading.
Collins, Sur. March 25

SCRUTTON, JABEZ, upholsterer, Woodbridge. Pet. March 1. Reg.
Pretyman. Sur, March 18

WESTBROOK, JOHN EDWIN, innkeeper, Guildford. Pet. March 2.
Reg. White. Sur. March 19

Gazette, March 1.

KIDDER, JOHN, grocer, Church-st, Shoreditch. June 16, 1836

Fiquidations by Arrangement.


Gazette, March 1.

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Judges Chambers, March, 1872.

THE following regulations for transacting the
business at these chambers will be observed till
further notice.

file and numbered.
Original summonses only to be placed on the

Summonses adjourned by the judge will be
heard at eleven o'clock, according to their numbers
on the adjournment file, and those not on that file
previous to the numbers of the day being called,
will be placed at the bottom of the general file.
N.B. No summons will be adjourned by the
judge unless he be satisfied that the adjournment
is necessary.

Summonses of the day will be called and numbered at quarter past eleven o'clock, and heard consecutively.

Counsel at one o'clock. The name of the cause to be put on the counsel file, and heard according to number.

at office of Sol., King, Portsea

BAKER, GEORGE, brewer, Fisherton Anger: March 14, at two, at
the Three Swans hotel, Salisbury. Sol., Dew, Salisbury
BAKER, HENRY, labourer, Wyrley Bank; March 18, at two, at
office of Sol., Baker, Walsall,

BAMPFIELD, WALTER, coal merchant, Pontrilas: March 15, at
twelve, at the Mitre hotel, Hereford, Sol., Symonds
BASHAM, JAMES, and BASHAM, AKTHUR, builders, George-st, and
Princes-rd, Lambeth; March 19, at two, at office of Sol., Cooke,
Devereux-ct, Temple

BATTYE, KILNER, yarn spinner. Dalton; March 11, at eleven, at
ffice of Sol., Sykes, Huddersfield

BELL, SAMUEL GE RGE. diaper, Harrington-ter, Broad-green, London-rd, Croydon; March 12, at four, at office of Sol., Peverley, Basinghall-st

BIGGS, WILLIAM, solicitor's c'erk, Pentonville-rd, Islington; March 9, at three, at ollee of Sol., Goatley, Bow-st, Coventgarden

BIRKETT, MILES, watchmaker, Northwich; March 14, at three, at office of So., Murray, Manchester

CARE, ROBERT. stationer, Castleford; March 15, at two, at office of Sol., Boulton, Pontefract

CLARK, JAMES, artificial florist, Union-sq. New North-rd; March 16, at twelve, at office of Sol, Aid, Eastcheap

COOKE, EDWARD, hairdresser, Welchpool, March 19, at twelve, at
office of Sol., Jones, Welchpool

COUSTON, DAVID, and THOMPSON, JAMES, wine merchants,
Liverpool; March 23, at one, at the Law Association Rooms,
Liverpool. Sels, Bar ett end Rodway, tiverpool
CROWHURST, HARY (known as Harry Creneste), pantomimist,
Bercules blogs, Westminster ri, Lambeth; March 11, at three,
at office of Sol, Goutly, Bow-st, Covent-garden
DERWENT, WILLIAM, innkee, er, Brandon; March 11, at twelve,
nt office of Sol., Chittock, Norwich

DIXON, JOHN HENRY, TO r, Blyth: March 19, at one, at office
of Sols., Chartres and Youll, Newcastle

Acknowledgments of deeds will be taken at five minutes before cleven o'clock; those not then in readiness will be postponed until the following DODGE, JAMES, builder, Bristol, March 15, at two, at offices of day.

Further time to plead will not be allowed as a matter of course.

All affidavits read or referred to before the

judge must be indorsed and bear a ls. stamp for
filing, and ali documents requiring a stamp must
bear such stamp when produced; otherwise the
case will be struck out.

Hancocx, Triggs, and C........., Bristol. Sols., Sweet and Burroughs
DOE, WILLIAM, bootinsker, Whetstone; March 9, at eleven, at
office of Sol., Harris, Hadley, Barnet
DWYER, THOMAS, fruiterer, Liverpool March 14, at three, at office
of Carmichael, accountant, Liverpool
drapers, Wingto; March 15, at twelve, at office of Barnard,
Thomas. Tribe, and Co, Bristol. Sols., Fussell, Prichard, and
Swann, Bristol

ELLIS, THOMA, carpenter, Ashford-rd, near Staines; March 5, st
two, at 12. Hatton garden. Sol., Marshall, Lincoln's-inn-fields
FLINTOFF, GEORGE, civil engineer, Great Queen-st, Westminster;
March 12, a three, at office of Sol., Durant, Guildhall-chmbs,

FORD, JAMES THOMAS, lo 'ging house keeper, Southsea; March
12, at four, at office of Sol, King, Portsea

Summonses proper to be heard before masters under the rule of Michaelmas Term 1867, will be heard by the masters, and are not to be brought FRESCH, THOMAS, builder, Laurel-vila, court-hill-rd, Lewisham; before the judge without special order.

Affidavits in support of ex parte applications for judge's orders (except those for orders to hold to bail) to be left the day before the orders are to be applied for, except under special circumstances; such affidavits to be properly indorsed with the names of the parties, the nature of the application, and a reference to the statute under which any application is made.

March 18, at two, at office of Sols., Hudson, Matthews, and Co.,

FREWER, JAMES, sculptor, Ipswich; March 20, st twelve, at
office of Hutchinson, accountant, Ipswich. Sol., Pollard
GALE, WALTER HENRY, carpenter, Braithfield, near Romsey;
March 15, at four, at office of Sol, Killby, Southampton
GARMSTON, FREDERICK, grocer, Worcester, March 8, at eleven,
at office of Sol, Corbett, Worcester

GILES, RICHARD, watchmaker, Shrewsbury; March 15, at twelve.
at the Britannia hotel, Shrewsbury. Sol., Chandler, Shrews-

GLASS, MCSES, appraiser, Upton Scudamore; March 16, at two, at office of Sol, McCarthy, Frome

GRAY WILLIAM ALFRED, buiider, Wreslingworth: March 11, at eleven, at the Crown inn Potton. Sol., Elli-on. Cambridge GRUNLY, ALICE, spinster, Bolton, March 14, at half-past two, at office of Sols.. Messrs. Winder, Bolton

books to read for it? 2. Which of the two following plans is generally considered the best to follow in a course of reaiing. To finish one branch of the law, PROMOTIONS & APPOINTMENTS. INES, JOSEPH, school uster, Penistone: March 15, at three, at say, for example, equity, before another is proceeded with, or to proceed with two or more branches in a regular order of succession, one on one day and another ou another. ARTICLED CLERK.

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ARTICLED CLERKS' SOCIETY. A MEETING of this society was held at Clement'sinn-hall, on Wednesday, the 28th Feb. 1872, Mr. H. Lewis Arnold presiding. Mr. Dendy opened the subject for the evening's debate, viz.: "That the interests of all persons entitled to enclose commonable lands near London, should be purchased by the Government for the benefit of the people " The motion was lost.

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To surrender at the Bankrupts' Court, Basinghall-street.
MULLICK, H. RISE CASE, gentleman, Garden ct, Temple. Pet.
Feb. 25. Reg. Brougham. Sols. Rooke and Co., King-st. Sur.
March 15
SCOTT, MICHAEL D. S., gentleman, Cornwall-gdns, Kensington.
Pet. Feb. 28. Reg. Spring-Rice. Sol. Jacquet, South-st, Fins-
bury. Sur. March 141
To surrender in the Country.
CHUDLEY, THOMAS, miller, Marwood. Pet. Feb. 27. Dep.-Reg.
Thorne. Sur. March 12

On Wednesday last, Mr. L. B. Mozley, in the chair, Mr. Arnold opened the subject for the evening's debate, viz.: "That the refusal of the United States to enter into a treaty reciprocally CRAWLEY, FREDERICK GEORGE, butcher, Birmingham. Pet. protecting copyrights is unjust." The motion was carried men con.

Feb 2. Reg. Chauntier. Sur. March 11
MARBROOK, GEORGE DOUGLAS, grocer, Birmingham. Pet. Feb.
27, Reg. Chauntier. Sur. March 18

office of Sols., Messrs. Newman, Barnsley HAND, JOHN, commission agent, Stourbridge; March 14, at ten, at office of Sol. Wall, Stourbridge HARRIS, JOHN JAMES, victualler, Boundary-rd, Hampstead March 9, at twelve, at office of Sol, Ring, Worship-st HEISCH, PERCY FREDERICK, and DODD, HORATIO, merchants, Crosby sq. Bishopsgate st; Much 15, at one, at office of Quilter, Ball, and Co., Moorgate-st. Sol, Snow, College-hill, Cannon-st HINCKS, JOSEPH, jun., no occupation, Willenhall; March 13, at two, at office of Sol., Cresselt, Wolverhampton HOLMES, FREDERICK, out of business, Malvern-lodge, Church-rd, New Cross; March 25, at twolve, at office of Sol., Moss, Gracechurch-st

HOOPER, WILLIAM HENRY, plumber, Bournemouth; March 14, at
two, at offic-of Sol., Reade, Bournemouth

HYETT, JAMES, painter, Gloucester: March 12, at twelve, at the
Spread Eagle hotel, Gloucester. Sol., Ray, Bristol
JAMES, JOHN WHITELY JAMES, bootmaker, Holloway-rd; March
4, at three, at office of Sol., Godfrey, Basinghall-st
JONES, EVAN THOMAS, general ironmonger, Mile End rd; March
21, at twelve, at office of Sol., Field, New-inn, Strand
JONES, PHILIP, farmer, Ewyas Harold; March 15, at eleven, at
the Mitre hotel, Hereford. Sol., Symonds
LAMB, HENRY, watchmaker, Bishop's rd, Paddington; March
12, at four, at office of Sol., Macmullen, Westbourne-grove,

LEAL, JANE ANN, baker, Portsmouth; Feb. 14, at eleven, at office
of Sol., Walker, Portsea

LEES, THOMAS, builder, Oldswinford: March 18, at one, at office
of Sols., E. and A. Caddick, West Bromwich
MACHIN, JOHN, carrier, Speenhsmland; March 12, at two, at the
White Hart inn, Market-pl, Newbury. Sol., Cave, Newbury
MARRIOTT, THOMAS, corn merchant, Fareham; March 14, at
three, at E. Goble, Institution Hall, Fareham
MERRYFIELD, ALFRED, grocer, Alresford; March 11, at ten, at
office of Sol., Godwin, Winchester

MOORE, GEORGE, bootmaker, Portsea and Southsea; March 9, at
twelve, at office of C. F. Smith, King-st, Cheapside. Sol., King,

MORGAN, MORGAN, grocer, Ystradyfodwg; March 14, at twelve, at office of D. T. Alexander, accountant, Institute-chmbs, Pontypridd. Sol., Thomas, Pontypridd

MORSE, JOHN, grocer, Neath; March 21, at two, at offices f Bar nard, Thomas, Tribe, and Co., accountants, Bristol

MORTON, WILLIAM HENRY, baker, Kingston; March 15, at twe've at office of Sol., Trenchard, Taunton NOBLE, THOMAS, and ADDIE, JOHN, 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, Birmingham

OAKLEY, THOMAS, baker, Bromsgrove; March 19, at three, at the Cross hotel, Bromsgrove. Sol., Corbet OWEN, EDWIN, cabinet maker, Wrexham; March 8, at the Wynstay Arms hotel, Wrexham, in lieu of the place originally named PEAKE, JOHN, grocer, Liverpool; March 12, at two, at office. of Sols., Thornley and Heaton, Liverpool

PENLINGTON, GEORGE, innkeeper, Hadnall, near Shrewsbury; March 12, at two, at the Lion hotel, Shrewsbury. Sols., Barnes and Russell, Lichfield

PETTY, JOSEPH, butcher, Worsborough Dale, near Barnsley;
March 16, at two, at the Coach and Horses hotel, Barnsley. Sol.,
Freeman, Huddersfield

PRISMALL, WALTER, baker, Woolhampton: March 12, at eleven!
at the White Hart inn, Market-pl, Newbury. Sol., Cave, Now
RACKSTROW, WILLIAM CHARLES, banker's clerk, London-ter,
Hackney; March 14, at two, at office of Sol., Stackpoole
RICHARDS, WILLIAM JOSEPH, builder's manager, Darlaston;
March 15, at twelve, at office of Sol, Dallow, Wolverhampton
ROBERTS, SOPHIA, victualler, Eangor; March 23, at two, at the
Ermine hotel, Flookersbrook, Chester. Sol.. Foulkes, Bangor
ROWBOTHAM, EDMUND, shoe dealer, Preston; March 14, at two,
at office of Sol., Forshaw, Preston

RUSHTON, THOMAS, auctioneer, Broseley; March 15, at twelve, at the Charlton Arms hotel, Wellington, Salop. Sol., Marcy, Wellington

SAGAR, JAMES, ironfounder, Burnley; March 22, at three, at office of Sol., Nowell, Burnley

SANDYS, JANE, of no occupation, Alpine-villas, Shooter's-hill; March 15, at eleven, at 6, Bedford-row, Holborn. Sol., Bird SHERE, THOMAS, farmer, Berwick St. John; March 12, at three, the White Hart hotel, Salisbury. Sol.. Whatman SMALLWOOD, JOHN, gardener, Bishopsthorpe; March 15, at eleven, at office of Sols., Watson, York

SMITH, FREDERICK CHARLES, die sinker, Gratley-villas, Peckham; March 13, at two, at office of Sol., Hand, Coleman-st SOUTHWORTH, HENRY, engineer, Pemberton; March 16, at eleven at off of Sol, Lees, Wigan

SPICER, GREGORY, builder, Blurton; March 7, at two, at office of Sol., Welch, Longton

SWIFT, RICHARD, plumber, Birstal; March 15, at three, at the Royal hotel, Dewsbury. Sol., Ibberson, Dewsbury

TAIN, JOSEPH, beerhouse keeper, Kidderminster; March 20, at three, at offices of Sol., Burcher, Kidderminster

TICEHURST, ANN FRANCES, draper, Littlehampton; March 19, at twelve, at 12. Brend-st, Cheapside

UNDERHAY, FREDERICK, Cricklewood-ter, Cricklewood; March 14, at eleven, as Kennan's hotel, Crown-ct, Cheapside. Sol., New, Basinghall-st

WALKER, GEORGE, farmer, Stone; March 12, at three, at the Crown hotel, Stone. Sol., Brough

WALTERS, HENRY COGHLAN, hosier, Bristol; March 14, at one, at office of Barnard, Clarke, McLean, and Co., Lothbury. Sois., Fussell, Prichard, and Swann, Bristol

WEBB, GEORGE, fitter, Crewe; March 16, at two, at Latham and
Bygott, Market-st, Crewe. Sol, Bygott, Sandbach
WEBB, OSBORN, grocer, Chepstow; March 12 at two, at the George
hotel, Chepstow. Sol,, Morgan, Newport

WOODMAN, JAMES, and WOODMAN, SELINA, harness makers,
Bishop's Waltham; March 14, at two, at the Junction hotel,
Bishopstoke. Sol., Killby, Southampton

WRIGHT, WILLIAM, and DAVIS, THOMAS, charter masters,
Dudley; March 11, at eleven, at office of Sol., Stokes, Dudley
Gazette, March 5.

ALCOCK, WILLIAM, bookkeeper, Sotherton-rd, Hammersmith;
March 12, at thrce, at office of Mr John Comfort, Grecian-chmbs,
ALLAM, CHARLES, tobacconist, Aldenham-st, Saint Pancras;
March 13, at two, at office of Sol., Marshall, Hatton-garden
ASHLEY, JOHN (known as Joseph Ashley), ribbon manufacturer,
Congleton; March 19, at three, at the Lion and Swan hotel,
Congleton. Sols., Messrs. Tennant, Hanley

BAGSHAW, ALBERT, plumber, South Shields; March 16, at eleven, at office of Sol., Duncan, South Shields

BARKER, WILLIAM, tailor, Hanley; March 19, at eleven, at the
Saracen's Head hotel, Hanley. Sol., Sherratt, inley
BARTON, ROBERT, auctioneer, Cirencester; March 18, at three, at
office of Sol, Sullivan, Fairford

BARTON, THOMAS, and HARDIKER, JOHN, carvers, Preston
March 18, at eleven, at office of Sols., Plant and Abbott, Pre-ton
BOYCE, CHARLES, blacksmith, Tipton; March 19, at eleven, at
office of sol, Travis, Tipton

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BRYER, WILLIAM CARR, and COMINS, WILLIAM, colonial merchants, Great Tower-st, Southend, and The Sycamores, Tottenham, March 14, at twelve, at office of Sol., Mayhew, Poultry CARTER, WILLIAM RICHARD, wine merchant, John-st, Crutchedfriars; March 21, at two, at office of Sols., Ellis and Crossfield, Mark-la

CHALMER, FREDERICK, iron broker, Sheffield; March 19, at twelve, at offices of Sol., Mellor, Sheffield

CHAPMAN, EMMA, innkeeper, Ovenden, par. Halifax; March 14, at eleven, at ofice of Sol, Rhodes, Bradford CHAPMAN, THOMAS BEACH, cigar manufacturer. Sheffield; March 13, at twelve, at the Cutiers'-hall, Sheffield. Sol., Mellor, Sheffleld CLARK, GIFFARD, builder, Portsea; March 15, at three, at office of Sol., Feltham, Portsea

COLMAN, JAMES, blacksmith, Taunton; March 18, twelve, at office of Sol.. Trenchard, Taunton

COOPER, THOMAS, tallor, Halifax; March 12, at three, at offices of Sol., Leeming. Halifax

CRAMDON, JOHN, puilder, Bristol; March 14, at two, at office of Hancock, Triggs, and Co., public accountants, Bristol. Sol., Beckinghan. Bristol

DAVIES, DAVID, and CADDICK, WILLIAM HENRY, coal masters. Bloxwich; March 22, at eleven, at office of Sols., Duignan, Lewis and Lewis, Walsall

DERMONT, ARTHUR, contractor, South Shields; March 15, at twelve, at office of Sol., Benthain, Sunderland DOODY, THOMAS, timber dealer, Church Aston; March 20, at cleven, at office of Sol., Taylor, Wellington

DRIVER, JOHN, tailor, Green's end, Woolwich: March 13, at three at office of Mr. John Carrall, public accountant, Fenchurch-st. Sol., Maniere, Great James-st, Bedford-row

DWELLY, WILLIAM, outfitter, Broomsgrove; March 15, at twelve, at office of Lomax, Harrison, and Starkey, Birminghain. Sois.. Taylor and Jaquet, South-st, Fin-bury so ELLISON, JAMES, out of business, Wroughton: March 16, at three, at office of Sols., Kinncir and Tombs, Wootton Bassett EVANS, RICHARD, timber merchant, Brandon- st, Walworth; March 13. at three, at offices of Sol., Marshall, Lincoln-inn-fields FARLEY, FREDERICK, plumber, West Bromwich; March 15, at eleven, at office of Sol., Jackson, West Bromwich FITZROY, HENRY JAMEs, late an officer in the army, Fairfieldlodge. Twickenham; March 15, at three, at office of Sols., Duncan and Murton, Southampton-st, Bloomsbury FISHER, THOMAS ELLIS, clerk to a tea broker, Mountford-rd. Dalston; March 12, at three, at 12, Hatton gdn. Sol., Marshall, Lincoln's-inn-fields

GLUCK, MORRIS, picture frame manufacturer. Sheffield: March 18, at eleven, at the Cutlers' id, Sheffield, Sot., Webster GRIME, JAMES, jeweller, Preston; March 18, at ten, ut office of Sol., Frye, Presten

HARBOURN, GEORGE, baker, Northchurch: March 18, at eleven, at office of Sol., Bullock, Great Berkhamsted

HARDING, LEVI, grocer, Stanley Moss, near Endon; March 18, at three, at the Saracen's Head hotel, Hanley. Sol., Alcock, Tunstall

HARTLEY, ELLIS BRUMFITT, gardener, Otley; March 20, at eleven, at office of Sol.. Siddall, Otley

HERBERT, HENRY FREDERICK, grocer, New Shoreham; March
25, at twelve, at office of Sc., Mills, Brighton
HITCHCOCK, FREDERICK, egg merchant, Albert-pl, Twickenham;
March 14, at three, at office 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-st

JACKSON, JAMES, out of business, Furness Vale, near Whaley
Bridge; March 21, at one, at the Joddrell Arms, Whaley Bridge.
Sol., Bontflower, Manchester
JENNINGS, JON, Jun., builder, Chester-le-Street; March 18, at
one, at office of Sol.. Philipson, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
JONES, HERBERT, plumber, Hampton; March 22, at three, atoffice
of Sol., Sherrard, Clifford's-inn

LAPISH, JOSEPH, and LAPISH, WILLIAM, joiners, both Bradford; March 18, at ten, at office of Sol., Rhodes, Bradford

LAGDON, WILLIAM JAMES, farmer, Brockley; March 20, at ten, at
the Angel hotel, Bury St. Edmund's. Sol., Walpole, Bury St.
LAYCOCK, HENRY, and LAYCOCK, JOHN, fellmongers, Derby;
March 21, at eleven, at office of Barber and Currey, Derby. col.,

LEWIS, JOHN, general draper, Bridgend; March 20, at two, at office of Messrs. Bernard, Thomas, Tribe, and Co., Albion-chmbs Bristol. Sol., Stockwood, fun.

LOESBY, WILLIAM, chemist, Brandon; March 18, at three, at office of Sol, Sadd, Norwich

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MADDOCK, HANNAH, shopkeeper, Dawley; March 18, at twelve, at
offie of Sc., Harris, Dawley, near Wellington
MANSELL HANNAH, builder,Chapel-pl-north, Grosvenor - sq
March 18, at three, at cffice of Messrs. Izard and Betts, public
accountants, Eastcheap. Sol, Goren South Molton-st, Oxford-st
MASKEW, THOMAS RATSLEY, clerk in holy orders, Dorchester;
March 20, at twelve, at the Antelope hotel, Dorchester. Sols.,
Andrews and Pope, Dorchester

MASTERMAN, WILLIAM, draper, Hampstead-rd; March 18, at twelve, at the Chamber of Commerce, Cheapside. Sol., Sturt, Ironmonger-la

MEIER, CHARLES WILLIAM, shipbroker, Sunderland; March 21, at twelve, at office of Sol, Robinson, Sunderland MIDDLEBROOK, WILLIAM, joiner, Bruntcliffs, Morley; March 19, at three, ut cales of J. Ibberson, Dewsbury MILLER, GEORGE, contractor, Jarrow-on-Tyne; March 15, at eleven, at effice of Sol., Bentham, Sunderland MILLER, JAMES, wine merchant. Cliftonville; March 20, at one, at office of Sol., Gutteridge, Brighton

MORTON, ROBERT PERCY, out of business, Havelock-ter, Peck. ham; March 19, at three, at office of Sols., Jenkins and Price, Tavistock-st

MUIR, WILLIAM, boot maker, Chapel-en-le-Frith; March 19. at twelve, at the Golden Ball inn, Stockport. Sol., Goodman, Chapel-en-le Frith

OAKES, RALPHI, commission agent, Liverpool; March 18, at two, at office of Sol, Thornley and Heaton, Liverpool PATTON, JAMES, 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 Sol., Feltham, Portsea

PLASTANS, JOHN, butcher, Aston juxta Birmingham; March 15, nt two, at office of Sol., Burton. Birmingham POTHECARY, JOHN ISAAC, auctioneer, Boundary-rd, St. John'swood, and Bishop's rd, Bayswater; March 20, at twelve, at office of Sols., Messrs. Digby, Lincoln's-inn-fields POWELL, EDWARD, fruiterer, Gledhow-ter, South Kensington; March 15, at twelve, at office of Sols., Ravenscroft and Hills, Great James st, Bedford-row

POWELL, HENRY, fruiterer, Sussex-pl, Old Brompton; March 13, at twelve, at office of Sol., Marshall, Hatton garden SAUNDERS, JOSIAH, butcher, Fulburn; March 21, at twelve, at office of Sol., French, Cambridge

TAYLOR, JOHN, licensed victualler, Dudley; March 15, at halfpast eleven, at office of Sols., Homfray and Holberton, Brierlyhill TESSIER, EDWARD CHARLES, clerk, Hewlet-ter, Brixton; March 7, at twelve, at office of Mr Benjamin Nicholson, Gresham-st TOMBS, JOHN, baker, Walsall; March 20, at eleven, at office of Sol., Duignan, Lewis, and Lewis, Walsall

TUNSTALL, FRANCIS, grocer, Knutsford: March 19, at eleven, at the Clarence hotel, Manchester. Sol., Cheshire, Norwich VICKERS, JOHN, millwright, Cockermouth; March 18, at two, at offices of Hayton and Simpson, Cockermouth. Sol., Hayton, Cochermouth

WALTON, JOHN HARKES, bootmaker, Seaham Harbour; March 18, at two, at office of Sols., J. G. and J. E. Joel, Newcastle-uponTyne

WELTON, JOIs, butcher, Snape; March 18, at half-past one, at the White Hart Commercial inn, Saxmundham. Sol., Pollard WHITE, WILLIAM THOMPSON, carpet warehouseman, Watling-st: March 21, at three, at the Cannon Street hotel, Cannon-st. Sols., Ashurst, Morris, and Co., Old Jew y

WHITTLE, WILLIAM, builder, Shefield; March 18, at twelve, at offices of Sols., Mellor and Porrett, Sheffield

WIGHT, ANDREW, shopkeeper, Worsbrough; March 18, at el even, at office of Sol., Dibb, Barnsley

WILLIAMS, THOMAS, grocer. Carlton: March 19, at three, at the Station hotel, Knottingley. Sol, Banks

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The Official Assignees, &c., are given, to whom apply for the Dividends.

Adams, T. builder, first, Is. 44. Paget, Basinghall-st.-Beecheno, E. thrashing machine proprietor, first, old. Paget, Basinghall-st. Dover, J. builder, first, 28. 74. Paget, Basinghall-st.-Durrunt, M. widow, sccond, 38. 2d. Pazot, Kasinghall-st -Errington, W. P. baker, first, 10s. Paret, Basinghall-st.--Hoaford, J. S. surgeon, second, 28. 314. (138, 614, to new proofs). Pazet, Basinghall-st.Humphrey, R. lincndiaper, first, 28. 8d. Paget, Basinghall-st.Maclean, H. J. of Camberwell, first, Hid. Paget, Basinghall- t.-Oelricha,

W. trimming manufacturer, fourth. 101. 3-16ths

(58. 11d. 3-16ths to new proofs. Paget, Basinghall-st.-Place, J. builder, first, 18. 01. Paget, Basinghall st-Powell, W. draper, second, 21. Harley, Bristol Roberts, J. diaper, second, 2d. Harley, Bristol, Smith, W. innkeeper, second, 24. Harley, Bristol.-Spencer, J. curier, second. id. Paget, Businghall-et.Stockdale, W. D. no business, first. 18. Rhodes, Market Rasen.Waters, Jones, and Co. bankers, third, d. Harley, Bristol.--Winch, W. wood merchant, third, 7 d. s. d. to new proofs). Paget, Basinghall-st.-- Worms, L. and W. merchants, first. 31. Paget, Basingha 1-st.-Wrigley. B. scrivener, third, Od. 4-5ths. Liverpool-Yeomans, F. Ironmonger, first, 1s, 0d Paget, Basinghull-st-Young, G. jun. ship broker, second, 101d Stone, Liverpool. --Young, J. ship builder, third, 2d. Harley, Bristol.


Bassett, B jun. farmer, 4d. At Trust, W. Jones, sen.-Buck, J. tobacconist, first and final, 7s. 6d. At Royal Insurance-blogs, Leeds. Trust. J Ronth.-Burgers, R. commission agent, final, 1s. At offices of Trust.. E. Whi worth, St. Thomas's bldgs, Liverpool. -Clare, G. D. shoe manufacturer, first and final, 38.61. At offices of Trust., H. Tarratt, 10, Market st, Leicester.-Pent, E. R. commercial traveller, Aldebarsh, 34. 6d. At -ffices of Trust, J. B. Geard, 6, Princes-st. Ipswich. - Forcer, Baeden, and Phipps, engi neers, first, 10s. At oflees of Trusts., J. S. and R. Blease, 15, Lordst, Liverpool. Gamble, E. draper, second and final, 1 d. At offices of Trust., S. Hunt, jun., 54, Portland st. Manchester.-Geddes (not Giddes, as printed in last Gazette, W. B. miller, first, 89. At offices of J. Daves and Co., accountants, Commercial-chmbs, War ingtea.-Trequana, J. travelling diaper, fir-t, 34 Gd. office of Trast, G. Wreford, Gandy-st-chmbs, Exeter-Wadsworth J. butcher, 7s. At offices of Trust., F. Hampson, w, King-st, Manchester.




GRAHAM. On the 4th inst., at 21, Ladbroke-grove, Notting-hill, W., the wife of William Graham, barrister-at-law, of a son. HIGGINS-On the 4th inst., at 103, Holland-road, Kensington, the wife of Clement Higgins, Esq., barrister-at-law, of a daugh


HYDE.-On the 28th ult., at 20, Foregate-street, Worcester, the wife of Thomas Garmston Hyde, solicitor, of a daughter. MARSDEN-On the 3rd inst., at 111, Belgrave-road, S.W., the wife of J. Ben Marsden, solicitor, of a daughter. MERRICK. On the 1st inst., at 7, Lime Villas, Putney, S.W., the wife of William Merrick, solicitor, of a son. MARRIAGES. BULLEN-JAME-On the 2nd inst.. at St. John the Evangelist, Bristol, W. P. Bullen, solicitor, to Elizabeth Wanklyn, widow of Joseph Wilmot James, surgeon, of Stoke Newington-roud, London.


BOOTH.-On the 23th inst., at his residence, Bramley, near Leeds,
Samuel Lister Booth, s leitor, aged 72.
NETHERSOLE.-Oh the 28th inst, at 7, Coleherne-road, West
Brompton, Henry Nethersole, Esq., solicitor, for forty-five years
steward of New-inn, aged 70 years.


Carriage paid to the Country on Orders exceeding 208.
DRAFT PAPER, 4s. 6d., 6s., 78., 7s. 9d., and 9s. per ream,
BRIEF PAPER, 15s. 6d., 178. 6d., and 23s. 6d. per ream.
FOOLSCAP PAPER, 108. 6d., 13s. 6d., and 18s. 6d. per ream.
CREAM LAID NOTE, 38., 48., and 58. per ream.
LARGE CREAM LAID NOTE, 45., 6s., and 78. per ream.
LARGE BLUE NOTE, 38., 4s., and 6s. per ream.
ENVELOPES, CREAM OR BLUE, 48. Gd., and 6s. 6d., per 1000.
THE TEMPLE" ENVELOPE, extra secure, 9s. 6d. per 1000,

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A few doses will cure all incipient cases. Caution.-The extraordinary medical reports on the efficacy of Chlorodyne renders it of vital importance that the public should obtain the genuine, which is now sold under the protection of Government, authorising a stamp bearing the words "Dr. J. Collis Browne's Chlorodyne," without which none is genuine. See decision of Vice-Chancellor Sir W. Page Wood, the Times, July 16, 1864. From Lord Francis Conyngnam, Mount Charles, Donegal, 11th December 1968: Lord Francis Conyngham, who this time last year bought some of Dr. J. Collis Browne's Chlorodyne from Mr. Davenport, and has found it a most wonderful medicine, will be glad to have half a dozen bottles sent at once to the above address." Sold in bottles. Is. 1d. 29, 94., and 48, d., by all chemists Sole manufacturer, J. T. DAVENPORT, 33, Great Russellstreet, London, W.C.



By Vitalising and Invigorating the Blood has peculiar and remarkable properties in Headache, Sea or Bilious sickness preventing and curing Sinall Pox, Hay, Scarlet, and other Fevers. It is admitted by all users to form the most agree able, portable, vitalising Summer Beverage. Sold by most chemists, and the Maker.


H. LAMPLOUGH, 113, Holborn-hill, London. OLLOWAY'S OINTMENT and PILLS. -JAUNDICE, DISORDERED LIVER.-A good free flow of bile is absolutely necessary for digestion; when the secretion is interrupted or depraved disease immedi ately sets in, and sallowness or jaundice marks the cause to be in the liver. This important organ, so liab e to dis order, can always be regulated by Holloway s Ointment and Pills. The former rubbed on the right side over the region of the liver, upon which it exercises the most salutary influence, without harassing the stomach or the bowels-a matter frequently of vital importance-confers on this remedy an advantage over any other form of medicine in the pharmacopœia. When assisted by the Pills every disease is speedily subjected and effectually banished.

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Law, Conveyancing, and Equity, from the commencement of the Examinations in 1936 to 1870, with ANSWERS; also the Mode of Proceeding, and Directions to be attended to at the Examination. By RICHARD HALLILAY, Esq., Author of "The Articled Clerk's Handbook." By GEORGE BADHAM, Esq., Solicitor. [Will be ready in about two months. London: HORACE COX, 10, Wellington-street, Strand, W.C.

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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.

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 companionship of 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 approve 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.

A FOINT of practical importance was decided in the Rolls on Wednesday. It arose in Wood v. Weightman, 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.

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 very defective judgment. There has been no disregard of ability among Welsh barristers-Sir JOHN 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 CHAN


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. Currick. 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.

Apropos of the TICHBORNE 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 expenses 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.

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 Uttoxeter 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 vendor 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 enlarges 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. £8887 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.

Ir 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

augmented in intensity by so sweeping an alteration in the law of bankruptcy as was effected by the Act of 1869. We have endeavoured 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 execution creditor will prevail over that of the trustee in bankruptcy, although there may be no sale prior to the adjudication : (Slater v. Pinder, 24 L. T. Rep. N. S. 631, affirmed in Ex. Ch. 6th Feb. 1872, "Notes of the Week," 17th Feb. 1872; Ex parte Rocke; 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 mere 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 Williams; Re Davies. Lords Justices, 7th inst.) Thirdly, that when the goods of a trader are scized 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: (Ex parte Rayner; Re Johnson, 20 W. R. 397, affirmed by Lords Justices, 7th inst.; see "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; Re Wood. Lords Justices, 16th Feb. 1872; "Notes of the Week," 24th Feb. 1872.)


THE Bill to legalise marriage with the sister of a deceased wife, introduced by the COMMON SERJEANT of London and Mr. MORLEY, was read a second time in the Commons on the 21st ult. by a majority of forty-eight. It is identical with that thrown out by the Lords last session, a copy of which will be found LAW TIMES vol. 1., p. 398. The debate was particularly meagre, the subject having been exhausted by the discussions of more than twenty years. We have on former occasions expressed our conviction 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 regarded by society rather as the victims of a harsh law, than as real delinquents. 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 and a 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 wi be a sufficient guarantee that brother-in-law and sister-in-law will regard each other as brother and sister, and behave accordingly. 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 law, 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 pro• 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

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