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APPOINTMENTS UNDER THE JOINT STOCK WINDING-UP ACTS. AMAN'S MIDDLEWICH SALT WORKS LIMITED. Order for continuation of voluntary
winding-up under the supervision of the court made Dec. 19 by Mr. Justice Romer (acting for Mr. Justice Vaughan Williams). G. F. Hudson, Matthews, and Co.,
32, Queen Victoria-st, E.C., solicitors for the petitioner. CRANDALL'S AUTOMATIC CYCLE KEST SYNDICATE LIMITED.-Creditors to send in, by
Feb. 1, their names and addresses and the particulars of their claims, and the names and addresses of their solicitors (if any), to Mr. J. E. Ward, 14, Temple-st, Birmingham, the liquidator of the company. Coley and Coley, 63, Temple-row,
Birmingham, solicitors for the liquidator. KIRTON FARMERS' DAIRY COMPANY LIMITED.-Creditors to send in, by Feb. 1, their
names and addresses and the particulars of their claims, and the names and addresses of their solicitors (if any), to Mr. E. T. Grantham, 79, Victoria-st, Great Grimsby, the liquidator of the company, Allisons and Allisons, Louth,
solicitors for the liquidator, MORITZ LIMITED.-Creditors to send in, by Jan. 31, their names and addresses and
the particulars of their claims, and the names and addresses of their solicitors (if any), to Messrs. J. Sinton and G. A. E. Smith, 28, Berners-st, W., the liquidators of the company. G. A. King, 66, Cannon-st, E.C., solicitor to the
liquidators. PELAEZ SILVER MINES LIMITED.-Petition for winding-up to be heard Jan. 11, before
the Court sitting at the Royal Courts of Justice, Strand. Steadman and Van Praagh, 23, Old Broad-st, E.C., solicitors for the petitioners. Notices of intention to appear on the hearing of the petition must be signed by the person or firm, or his or their solicitors (if any), and must reach the above-named not later than
six o'clock on Jan. 9. STANDARD OIL COMPANY OF GALICIA LIMITED.-Creditors to send in, by Jan. 31,
their names and addresses and the particulars of their claims, and the names and addresses of their solicitors (if any), to Mr. H. T. McAuliffe, 27, Billitor
bldgs, E.O., the liquidator of the company. SICILIA STEAMSHIP COMPANY LIMITED.--Creditors to send in, by Jan. 30, their
names and addresses and the particulars of their claims, and the names and addresses of their solicitors (if any), to Mr. J. H. Goodyear, 31, James-st,
Liverpool, the liquidator of the company. THOMAS HOYLE AND SONS LIMITED.-Petition for winding-up to be heard Jan. 11,
before the Court of Chancery of the County Palatine of Lancaster, sitting at the Assize Courts, Manchester. Sutton, Elliott, and Turnbull, 13, Spring-grdns, Manchester, solicitors for the petitioners. Notices of intention to appear on the hearing of the petition must be signed by the person or firm, or his or their solicitor (if any), and must reach the above-named not later than six o'clock on
Jan. 9. TIPPINGS WHEEL PLATEWAYS COMPANY LIMITED (in liquidation).-Creditors to send
in, by Jan. 30, their names and addresses and the particulars of their claims, and the names and addresses of their solicitors (if any), to Mr. H. P. Spottiswoode, 32, Craven-st, Charing Cross, solicitor for the liquidator.
HOBROOKS (Samuel), 76, Withnel-rd, South Shore, Blackpool, Lancashire, gentleman.
Jan. 27; F. Anderton, solicitor, 18, Waterloo-rd, South Shore, Blackpool. HUBBABD (William James), Plymouth, Devon, retired staff paymaster.
Feb. 6; Brown and Brown, solicitors, High-st, Deal. HUNTER (John), H.M.S. Edgar, China Squadron, staff surgeon. Jan. 21; Leighton
and Savory, solicitors, 2, Clement's-inn, Strand. HORNBY (Hugh Breakhill), 6, Montpelier-cres, New Brighton, gentleman. Feb. 2;
Gibbins and Arkle, solicitors. 13, Union-ct, Liverpool. HOLFORD (Henry), Hill House, Godley, Hyde, Cheshire, formerly engineer, lato out of
business. Jan. 30 ; Hervey, Smith, and Sons, solicitors, Market-st, Hyde. HILL (Emily), Ketly Sand, Salop, grocer and haberdasher. Feb. 18; J. T. Carrane,
solicitor, Wellington, Salop. LITCHFIELD (Edward Swan), the Charterhouse, Charterhouse-sq, gentleman. Jan. 30;
Pennington and Son, solicitors, 64, Lincoln's-inn-tlds. MCROBINSON (Elizabeth), Newby Morland, Westmorland, widow. Jan. 8; Arnison
and Co., solicitors, Penrith. MEADOWS (Sarah), Hillside, Ayleston Hill, Hereford, widow. Feb. 1; Van Sandau
and Co., solicitors, 13, King-st, Cheapside. MORRIS (William), Kelmscott House, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, and Kelmscott
Manor, Lechlade, Gloucestershire, artist. Feb. 1; O. R. Sawyer and Ellis,
solicitors, 7, Laurence Pountney-hill, E.C. NOBLETT (Thomas), Duke of Cambridge hotel, Blackpool, Lancashire, licensed
victualler. Feb. 2; H. P. May, solicitor, 5, Clifton-st, Blackpool. OPENSHAW (Frances), Beechfield. Yealand Conyers, Lancashire, widow. March 1;
E. B. Wilson, solicitor, Mirfield. PLAYLE (Thomas), 8, Henneker-mews, Callow-st, Middlesex, cabowner. Jan. 23 ;
A. Donaldson, solicitor, 37, Bedford-row. PUCKLE (Henry John), 27, Royal-cres, Notting Hill, gentleman. Jan, 25; G. H. C.
Lea, solicitor, Abchurch House, Sherborne-la, E.C. PEACOCK (William Henry), Gibbon-st, Phillips Park, Bradford, Manchester, engineer.
Feb. 28; Lawson, Coppock, and Hart, solicitors, 18, Fib-la, Cross-st, Manchester. ROOKE (Anne Tarrant), Westwood Cottage, West Malvern, Worcestershire, nurse.
Feb. 1; Gilmore, Mawer, and Lloyd, solicitors, 51, Broad-st, Bristol. REES (Rev. Moses Arthur), Cwmtwrch, Llanegwad, Carmarthenshire, clerk in holy
orders. Jan. 21; Barker, Morris, and Barker, solicitors, 2, Nott's-sq, Carmarthen. SPYVEE (Robert Cocksedge), Stowupland, Suffolk, farmer. Feb. 22; Jackaman, Sons, and Miller, solicitors, 37,
Silent-st, Ipswich. STEWART (Rear-Admiral Walter), C.B., 3, Suffolk-pl, Pall Mall. Jan. 25; Y. and H.
Turner, solicitors, 22, Sackville-st, Piccadilly. SLATER (William), Hayman's Green, West Derby, Liverpool, gentleman. Jan. 25;
Newman and Kent, solicitors, 15, Sweeting-st, Liverpool. STEPHENS (George), Broadheath, Cheshire, retired farmer. Jan. 27; Sedgeley,
Greenup, and Roscoe, solicitors, Knutsford. SUTCLIFFE (Isaac), 222, Oldham-rd, Rochdale, grocer. Feb. 1; Brierley and Hudson,
solicitors, the Butts, Rochdale THISTLETHWAITE (William), Woodeaves, Nantwich, Cheshire, bank manager.
Jan. 13; Speakman and Flowerdew, solicitors, Crewe. WEBB (John), Hannington, Hants, farmer. Jan. 26; J. Barnes, solicitor, Kingsclere. WARE (Wallace Walter), 3, London Bridge, Southwark, and Springfields, Worcester
rd, Sutton, Surrey, leather factor. Feb. 8; J. T. Rossiter, solicitor, 37, Coleman-st, E.C.
CREDITORS UNDER ESTATES IN CHANCERY.
LAST DAY OF PROOFS. HEYWOOD (John), Lynton, Devon, hotel proprietor. Feb. 1; Toller and Roberts,
solicitors, Barnstaple. Feb. 16; Mr. Justice Stirling, at twelve o'clock. RIPLEY (John), 49, Victoria-st, Great Grimsby, clothier. Feb. 5; J. W. Wilkin,
solicitor, 47, Victoria-st, Great Grimsby. Feb. 15; chambers of Mr. Justice
Chitty, at eleven o'clock. SOWTON (Henry), 9, Bedford-row, and 162, Adelaide-rd, Hampstead, solicitor.
Jan. 19; J. T. Sowton, solicitor, 30, John-st, Bedford-row. Jan. 26; Mr. Justice Chitty, at eleven o'clock.
CREDITORS UNDER 22 & 23 VICT. C. 35.
LAST DAY OF CLAIM AND TO WHOM PARTICULARS TO BE SENT. BRAMLEY (Rev. Thomas), D.D., formerly of Colfe's Grammar School, Lewisham-hill,
and Dartmouth Lodge, Blackheath, late of the Red House, Warwick. Jan. 23;
Blake and Hesaltine, solicitors, 4, Serjeants'-inn, Fleet-st. BALL (Caroline), 5, Wellington-st, Staple-rd, Bristol. Feb. 1.5; J. Cumberland,
solicitor, 5, Clare-st, Bristol. BRADFORD (Capt. George Nichol James), 12, Park-la, W., retired captain in the army,
Jan. 23; Prideaux and Sons, solicitors, Goldsmiths' Hall, E.C. BAGOT (Lucy Matilda), Pype Hayes Hall, Erdington, Warwickshire, widow. Feb. 12;
Colmore and Monckton, solicitors, 21, Waterloo-st, Birmingham. BARKER (Thomas), Wellington hotel, Nicholas Croft, Manchester, licensed victualler.
Feb. 1; Withington, Petty, and Boutflower, solicitors, ll, Spring-grdns, Man
chester. CROOKES (Ann), 2, Northumberland-rd, Sheffield, widow. Jan. 31; Saunders and
Nicholson, solicitors, Wath-upon-Dearne. CLARKE (George Frederick), Church House, Morningford, Essex, farmer, Jan. 30 ;
Marshall and Potter, solicitors, Trinity-st, Colchester. CORY (Charles), Tredown, Bradstone, Devon. Jan. 18; J. D. Johnstone, solicitor,
Tavistock. CAMPION (Rev. William Magan), Queen's College, Cambridge, clerk, D.D., president of
the College. March 25; Ginn and Matthew, solicitors, 63, St. Andrew's-st,
Cambridge. CBUMP (James Bewley), St. Clares, Culverton-rd, Balham, and 6, Lombard-st, E.C.,
chartered accountant. Jan. 19; T. P. Hugill, solicitor, 118, Cannon-st, E.C. CHAFEN (Samuel), 21A and 22, Trundleys-rd, Deptford, Kent, builder. Feb. 27; W. R.
Millar, solicitor, 53, Borough High-st, Southwark. CARSON (Joseph), 306, Upper Parliament-st, Liverpool, gentleman. Jan. 25 ; Newman
and Kent, solicitors, 15, Sweeting-st, Liverpool. DE VIDAUD (Eleanor Isabella), formerly Eleanor Isabella Stoker, late of the Laurels,
Oxford-rd, Chiswick, formerly of 12, St. Petersburg-pl, Bayswater; the Laurels, Hurst Green, Sussex; 25, Shepherd's Bush-rd ; 2, Neville-ter, Tunbridge Wells; Beechfield, Morpeth; Granbar Farm, Redruth;
and 14, Cornwall-ter, Penzance. Feb. 21; J. Hextall, solicitor, 38, Basinghall-st, E.O. DE LACEY (Louisa), 19, West Parade, Newcastle-on-Tyne, widow. Feb. 15; Dickin
son, Miller, and Dickinson, solicitors, 46, Grainger-st West, Newcastle-on-Tyne. DAVISS (William Samuel), the Duke's Head and Norfolk Stables, Great Yarmouth,
jobmaster. Jan. 28; Diver and Preston, solicitors, 23, King-st, Great Yarmouth. EVELYN (Charles William Glanville), Camp Hill House, Wotton, Surrey. Feb. 1;
Farren and Co., solicitors, 66, Lincoln's-inn-flds. FREWEX (Richard), Castle View, Innishannon, Cork, Ireland. Feb. 23; Cunliffes and
Davenport, solicitors, 48, Chancery-la. Fox (Emma), 65, Highgate-st, Edge-hill, Liverpool, widow, grocer. Jan. 25; Newman
and Kent, solicitors, 15, Sweeting-st, Liverpool. GARDNER (James Clark), Glebe House, Washington, Durham, surgeon. Jan. 20;
W. S. Ņoung, solicitor, Salem-st, South Shields. GRANT (Joseph), 19, Warwick-rd, Maida Vale, gentleman. Feb. 27 ; Bolton and Co.,
solicitors, 3, Temple-grdns, E.C. HANSON (Hannah), Raglan-pl, Rawson-st, Booth Town, Halifax. Jan. 1; H. E.
Foster, solicitor, 22, George-st, Halifax. HANSON (Samuel), Raglan-pl, Rawson-st, Booth Town, Halifax. Jan. 1; H. E.
Foster, solicitor, 22, George-st, Halifax. HARROP (Ann), Elm House, Ashville-rd, Birkenhead, widow. Jan. 30; Thorneley and
Cameron, solicitors, Liverpool. HOWELL (Sarah Ann), late of 40, Goldsmith-rd, King's Heath, Worcestershire,
formerly of 71, Gooch-st, Birmingbam, widow. Feb. 1; Wright and Marshall,
Bolicitors, 86, New-st, Birmingham. HOLLAND (Sarah), Newmarket All Saints, Cambridgeshire, widow. Feb. 1; A. H.
and A. Ruston, solicitors, Newmarket. HANCOCK (John), Oatlands, Surrey, and 4, St. Mary's-ter, Newcastle-upon-Tyne,
gentleman. Jan. 31; Mathew, Cockcroft, and Dickinson, solicitors, Mosley-st, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
SUNDERLAND LAW SOCIETY. The twenty-fifth annual general meeting of the Sunderland Incorporated Law Society was held on the 23rd ult. in the County Court, John-street. There were present: Mr. Errington Huntley (president), Messrs. W. B. Allan, B.A., LL.B., C. W. P. Barker, J.J. Bentham, A.C. Blumer, J. T.C. Bolam, A. G. Boulton, T. E. Bryers, J. F. Burnicle, E. S. Dingle, E. C. Dobinson, R. K. A. Ellis, B.A., J.P., L. R. Foster, J. T. Green, W. H. Herbert, L. S. Niff, LL.B., W. P. Legender, J. A. Longden, J. G. Marshall, G. C. Mesnard, A. Nasbet, T.T. Nesbitt, J. S. Nicholson, F. H. Nicholson, W. M. Roche, Vernon Ritson, A. T. Shepherd, F. Short, G. I. Simey, B.A., Wm. Skinner, C. B. Skinner, Thos. Steel, J.P., F. J. Trewhitt, J.P., C. R. Walker, J. Wallace, and Kelso Storey (hon. sec.). Mr. A. R. Gales and Col. T. C. McKenzie wrote regretting their inability to be present. The annual report of the committee was adopted, from which it appeared that there were ninety-nine solicitors practising in Sunderland, of whom seventy-seven were members of the society. The treasurer's account showed a balance at present in hand of £124, of which it was resolved to invest £50 in the Post-office Savings Bank and to spend £30 in books for the library, which is now a valuable adjunct to the society. The election of officers for the ensuing year then took place. Mr. A. G. Boulton was unanimously elected president. Mr. Boulton passed the final examination with honours in 1872, and was admitted a solicitor in the following year. He has been twenty-one years a member of this society, during seven years of which he acted as honorary secretary and six years as honorary treasurer. He has also filled the office of vice-president of the society. Mr. J. F. Barnicle was elected vice-president, and Mr. J. T. Green honorary treasurer. Committee: The ex-president (Mr. E. Huntly), Messrs. T. Steel, J.P., A. R. Gales, J. J. Bentham, T. 0. McKenzie, A. T. Shepherd, J. G. Marshall, C. R. Walker, L. Iliff, LL.B., and J. T. C. Bolam. Mr. Kelso Storey remains in office as honorary secretary for the
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consideration which may be due to it, but in order to see whether the proposition finds favour with your readers.
J. B. MATTHEWS.
CIVIL JUDICIAL STATISTICS.--I hope some inquiring member of Parliament—Mr. Pickersgill, for example--will move for an additional table as to House of Lords appeals, showing the results of appeals from Appeal Courts, Nos. 1 and 2 respectively. It would be very instructive.
NOTES AND QUERIES. None are inserted unless the name and address of the writer are sent, not necessarily
for publication, but as a guarantee of bona fides.
Queries. 16. ROMAN LAW AND CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY.--What books are necessary to be read for the Roman Law and Constitutional History for the Intermediate and Final LL.B. Examinations, and the London University, giving authors and editions, if possible.
17. BUILDING SOCIETY INCOME Tax.-Is a terminating society worked on the ballot and sale system liable to income tax under Schedule E. in respect of the purchase money for appropriations, such purchase money being secured with the advance on mortgage in the usual way and being carried as repaid into the general fund of the society for the purpose of appropriations to other members ? Such purchase money or premiums are not distributed as profit until the termination of the society and until that period is contingent or prospective profit only and as such inserted in the annual balance-sheet of the society. If liable to tax, is the society entitled to deduct working expenses ? Up to last year the Inland Revenue anthorities do not appear to have assessed these societies.
THE HILARY BAR EXAMINATIONS. ON perusal of the questions at the recent “pass” examinations candi. dates who had the misfortune of being postponed in October till the next Easter examination may rightly consider themselves victims of a certain amount of injustice. There is no comparison between their relative stiffness. It will be incumbent on the Council of Legal Education, if they deem it salutary to postpone men at one examination for several terms, to ensure something resembling uniformity of standard. Considering the wonderful oscillations in the past, it would be pretty safe to predict that these unfortunate men (some of whom were excluded till Trinity), after having been excluded from two or three easy examinations which they might have passed, will be readmitted on an occasion at which they will again fail, through the examination becoming suddenly twice as difficult. As regards conveyancing and real property, the questions were what is usually termed “potty.” It is hard to see how many could stumble over the effect of a devise “to A.” before and since 1835, or “how are estates tail barred?" Then the farce proceeds with such questions as, “In what cases, if any, is a deed necessary for the creation of a valid lease ? ” and “Are covenants for title now set forth in purchase deeds ?" &c. But it is unnecessary to study the paper deeply, as it can be summed up by stating that it consisted chiefly of the easiest questions in real property which can possibly be set. The hardest were probably those on intestacy; although the use of Latin phraseology, e.g., propositus, does not make a question bard, still it looks imposing. The examiner in Common Law displayed more steadiness as regards maintaining uniformity in the quality of his questions. Question 3, however, on the rights of a co-surety against debtor, creditor, and other co-sureties, is one which generally appears at the Intermediate Solicitors' Examination. The law of torts did not come in for much attention, and we only notice one on conversion by bailees, and another on the facts of Stanley v. Powell, in which an unfortunate " beater,” who had his eye destroyed by a glancing shot, became the hero of a leading case. There were some nice questions on the law of contract, notably Question 4, on continuing guarantees, and the point decided in Lloyds v. Harper, and another on the “ liability of a transferor by delivery only.” Question 1, on the liability of a common carrier, and Question 9, on liens general and particular, went over ground with which most law students are fairly familiar. Of “wagering und gaming ” also they are not altogether ignorant, and this is a subject which has a terrible fascination for examiners both at the Council of Legal Education and the Incorporated Law Society, and although we have rarely noticed a "double event,” still it is “ odds” it appears at either the one or the other examination held in the same term. The Equity paper opened with the role in Dearle v. Hall. Then followed some fairly easy questions on “trusts." Question 4, as it involved something practical, viz., the form of a foreclosure order, would be beyond the bulk of Bar students. But, as it was followed by a question requiring an explanation of some every-day legal phrases, e.g., "equity of redemption," "marshalling, " stop-order,” &c., it is evident that on the whole they had a very easy time of it. Question 6, on the circumstances under which a third mort. gagee can obtain priority over a second, was easy. Of the two questions in partnership the first was long-worded, but the second could easily be disposed of by some knowledge of Cleather v. Twisden. The paper closed with two easy questions on specific performance, one of which involved practically the law laid down in Lumley v. Wagner. The examiner in Evidence, Procedure, &c., evidently wanted to air bis Latin, and was not contented with a few permissible phrases such as judgment in rem., but managed to change the good old phrases "latent and patent ambiguity into " ambiguitas latens” and “ ambiguitas patens.” It is a favourite trick of examiners when they ask an easy question to couch it in pompous phraseology, and of course Latin serves the turn very well. We also notice that sometimes the language almost gets poetical, and in Question 3 he asks “ What means exist for compelling the attendance of a witness at Nisi Prius (1) when he is a free man, (2) when he is in custody ?" We shall soon have our judges condemning persons to slavery. The questions in civil procedure were of a very ordinary type. As regards the law of crimes, candidates were required to draw an indictment for murder, and to dilate with examples on the amount of provocation which would reduce murder to manslaughter. We trust they did not discover such provocation in the last riddle about the man with the wives B, C, D, E, which, however, was not of the same difficulty as that put by the Sadducees, and we trust they were fully armed with a knowledge of Reg. v. Willshire.
18. FORGERY OR OBTAINING MONEY BY FALSE PRETENCES.-A man draws a cheque upon a bank where he has no account and succeeds in obtaining cash for it. Does he commit the crimes of forgery and obtaining money by false pretences, or either of them ?
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THE COURTS AND COURT PAPERS.
IN THE MATTER OF THE BANKRUPTCY ACTS 1883
AND 1890. WHEREAS by virtue of certain Orders dated respectively the 31st March 1890, the 31st Dec. 1890, and the 30th July 1896, the Board of Trade have appointed Edwin Leadam Hough, Harold de Vaux Brougham, and Alfred Henry Wildy to be Official Receivers for the Bankruptcy District of the High Court, and the Board of Trade have directed that, as regards all bankruptcy proceedings in the High Court, the estates of debtors, and the duties of official receivers in relation thereto, shall be distributed amongst and performed by the said Edwin Leadam Hough, Harold de Vaux Brougham, and Alfred Henry Wildy, as in the said Orders pait c ılarly mentioned.
And whereas it is desired to alter and adjust the distribution of the said debtors' estates and the duties in relation thereto amongst the said official receivers of the High Court.
Now, therefore, the Board of Trade hereby order that, as regards all bankruptcy proceedings instituted under the Bankruptcy Acts 1883 and 1890, which on the 31st day of Dec. 1896 are pending in, or which after that date mav be instituted in, or transferred to, the High Court, each of the several official receivers specified in the second column of the schedule hereto, shall, in respect of the proceedings in which the initial of the first surname of the debtor or debtors is any of the letters specified opposite to the name of such official receiver in the first column, be the official receiver of the estates of the debtors in such proceedings, and discharge the duties of such official receiver, in relation to such estates. Dated this 21st day of Dec. 1896.
By the Board of Trade,
duly anthorised in that behalf by the President
CORRESPONDENCE. This department being open to free discussion on all Professional topics, the Editor
does not hold himself responsible for any opinions or statements contained in it
The “ANNUAL PRACTICE."-In my appreciation of the “Annual Practice," and of the ability of its editors, I yield to no one, but I vier with dismay the ever-increasing bulk of the first volume. I beg to suggest the transfer to Vol. II. of the Table of Cases, which occupies about 200 pages of Vol. 1. If this were done, the thickness of Vol. I. would be materially diminished, and I do not think that the atility of the work, as a book of ready reference, would be seriously impaired. In ninety-nine cases out of one hundred one consults the “Annual Practice by the aid of the index only, or by direct reference to the orders and rules. I make this suggestion through your columns in preference to making it privately to the courteous editors, not because I am apprehensive that, were I to write them on the subject, my letter would not receive all tho
SHERRAD, JOHN HENRY, Loughborough, haberdasher. Ct. Leicester. Pet. Dec. 19,
Order, Dec. 19. THOMAS, SAMUEL, Ardwick, late general carrier. Ct. Manchester. Pet. Dec. 21.
Order, Dec. 21. WALLACE, WELBYE (otherwise Mitchell), Brighton, botel manager. Ct. Brighton.
Pet. Dec. 3. Order, Dec. 21, WEST, FREDERICK GEORGE, late Hove, jute merchant. Ct. Brighton. Pet. Nov, 2.
Order, Dec. 21. WOOD, ALBERT GEORGE, Fishponds, baker. Ct. Bristol. Pet. Dec. 22. Order,
Dec. 22. WATSON, JAMES HENRY (lately trading under the style of Webb's “T” Depot),
Bishop's Stortford, grocer. Ct. Hertford. Pet. Dec. 4. Order, Dec. 4. WILLIAMS, HUBERT, Cwmcarne, boot merchant. Ct. Newport, Mon. Pet. Dec. 22.
Order, Dec, 22. WENZEL, JOHAN CARL EMIL HUBERT, Buxton, halrdresser. Ct. Stockport. Pet.
Dec, 22. Order. Dec. 22. The following amended notice is substituted for that published in the Gazette of Nov. 13, RINGROSE, JOSEPH THOMAS, Nottingham, late fancy draper. Ct. Nottingham, Pet. N 9. Order, Nov. 9.
GAZETTE, DEC. 29. To surrender at the High Court of Justice, in Bankruptcy. SHORROCK, MARCUS PERCY, late Regent-st, company promoter. Pot. Oct. 15, Order, Dec. 24.
To surrender at their respective District Courts. LEWIS, HYMAN, Birmingham, late auctioneer. Ct. Birmingham. Pet Dec. 21. Order,
Dec. 21. LEGG, WILLIAM, Othery, cornfactor. Ct. Bridgwater. Pet. Dec. 21. Order, Dec. 24. SCOVELL, GEORGE HENRY, Newport, corn merchant. Ct. Newport and Ryde. Pet.
Dec. 23. Order, Dec 23.
Mr. CHARLES ARCHER GRIMWADE, solicitor, the eldest son of Mr. Charles James Grimwade, solicitor, Hadleigh, died on the 13th inst., at the early age of twenty-seven. Mr. Grimwade was admitted a solicitor in 1892.
Mr. JAMES CUDDON, chairman of the Law Union and Crown Fire and Life Insurance Company of London, who was one of the founders as well as one of the original directors of the Law Union Insurance Company, died on the 23rd ult., in his eighty-first year. Mr. Cuddon was the eldest son of Mr. James Cuddon, of Norwich, and belonged to an old Roman Catholic family. On the death of Sir William Foster in 1874, Mr. Cuddon was elected chairman of the Law Union Insurance Company, and when the Crown Life Insurance Company was afterwards amalgamated with it he was unanimously elected chairman by his former and new colleagues upon the united board. Mr. Cuddon was called to the Bar at the Middle Temple in 1862, but retired from practice about thirteen years ago. He was one of the witnesses before the committee of inquiry, appointed, on the motion of Mr. Newdigate, as to the inspection of monasteries and convents. Amongst lawyers, Mr. Cuddon's name will be most familiar on account of the work which he wrote on copyhold tenure, and his extensive experience in manorial customs.
Mr. John V. OWEN, solicitor, died at his residence, 19, Delancey. street, Camden Town, on Monday, the 21st ult. The deceased was in his thirty-third year, and was admitted in 1888.
Mr. JOSEPH LOWTHER HUNTER, a member of the firm of A. C. Hillman and Hunter, solicitors, of Eastbourne, died on the 11th ult. He was a son of the late William Sisson Hunter, of Edlington. In January last year he was taken into partnership by Mr. A. C. Hillman. He was thirty-seven years of age, and was admitted in 1891.
Mr. F. HEARLE Cock, solicitor, of the firm of Messrs. Hearle Cock and Parkin, of Truro, died in the office of Mr. E. Boase, solicitor, of Penzance, on the 22nd ult. Mr. Hearle-Cock, who was about sixty-five years of age, leaves a widow and one daughter ; Mr. F. Parkin, his partner, was a nephew. Deceased, a native of Tregony, near Truro, was admitted a solicitor in 1851. In 1865 he succeeded the late Mr. Henry Sewell Stokes 28 town clerk of Truro and clerk to the city justices. He resigned the former post in 1887, but continued to act as magistrates' clerk up to the time of his death. He was also clerk to the trustees of Truro charities, clerk to the Elliott Trust of the Truro Grammar School, and clerk to the South Powder Highway Board until the duties of that body were under. taken by the district council. His extensive legal practice included the stewardship of the Trewarthenick estate. Deceased was a Churchman and a Unionist.
ORDER RESCINDING RECEIVING ORDER.
GAZETTE, Dec. 25. COGSWELL, E. V., late Bedford-st, Charing Cross, financial agent. Ot. High Court
Order, Sept. 28. Rescisslon, Dec. 22.
Professional Partnerships Dissolved.
GAZETTE, DEC. 25. GotLD, John HARDING, and CHUBB, EDWARD GEOFFREY, solicitors, 34 and 36,
Gresham-st, City. Dec. 22. Debts by E. G. Chubb, who is carrying on the
practice at the same address, WOOD, ROBERT, and Wootton, THOMAS, solicitors, 13, Fish-st-hill, City. Dec. 25.
T.' Wootton will continue to carry on the business under style of Wood and Wootton.
GAZETTE, DEC. 25. To surrender at the High Court of Justice, in Bankruptcy. ABBOTT, EDWARD HENRY, late Knightrider-st, publican. Pet. Dec. 9. Order, Dec. 22. BOAR, SYDNEY (commonly known as Sydney Boas Alexander and trading as Alexander
and Co.), Commercial-rd, job buyer. Pet. Dec. 21. Order, Dec. 21. BROWSE, JOAN EDWARD, late Leadenhall House, Leadenhall-st, financial agent.
Pet. Oct. 30. Order, Dec. 22. CASH, ALEXANDER WILLIAM (trading as Cash and Co.), Laurence Pountney-hill. Pet.
Nov. 18. Order, Dec. 22. CEISP, ARTHUR FREDERICK ROWAN (trading as Ellis and Crisp), Cross-la, Eastcheap,
wine merchant. Pet. Nov. 30. Order, Dec. 22. HOESPOOL, JOEL (late trading as Leonard Kane), Hinde-st, Manchester-sq, teacher
of music. Pet. Dec. 23. Order, Dec. 23. LYLE, JAMES, Crystal Palace-rd, East Dulwich, mining engineer. Pet. Oct. 3. Order, Dec. 23.
To surrender at their respective District Courts. ANSTEY, ROBERT, late Bristol, grocer. Ct. Bristol. Pet. Dec. 21. Order, Dec. 21. BCNDEY, WILLIAM PAGE, Southampton, builder. Ct. Southampton. Pet. Dec. 22.
Order, Dec. 22. CŁAWFORD, THOMAS, Kendal, tailor. Ct. Kendal. Pet. Dec. 22. Order, Dec. 22. GBAY, GEORGE, North Kyme, horse dealer Ot. Boston. Pet. Dec. 22. Order,
Dec. 22. GEIFFETT, JOHN, Gloucester, coal merchant. Ct. Gloucester. Pet. Dec. 23. Order,
Dec. 23. HARRINGTON, ALFRED, Farnham, gravel contractor. Ct. Guildford and Godalming.
Pet. Dec. 22. Order, Dec. 22. HARDY, HENRY (trading as Henry Hardy and Co.), Leicester, fancy hosier. Ct.
Leicester. Pet. Dec. 21. Order, Dec. 21. HEYWOOD, JAMES GRAHAM, Didsbury, ironfounder. Ct. Stockport. Pet. Dec. 5.
Order, Dec. 22. HESTER. 'JOHN, Darlington, journeyman plumber. Ct. Stockton-on-Tees and
Hiddlesbrough. Pet. Dec. 22. Order, Dec. 22. JACKSON, FREDERICK JOHN, Kilcote, farmer. Ct. Gloucester. Pet. Dec. 19. Order,
Dec. 19. LESLIE, JANES, Norwich, licensed victualler. Ct. Norwich. Pet. Dec. 22. Order,
Dec. 22. MORRIS SARAH LEES, Great Bridge, grocer. Ct. West Bromwich. Pet. Nov, 20.
Order, Dec. 18. SKELL, JOSEPH, Ipswich, boot dealer. Ct. Ipswich. Pet. Dec. 12. Order. Doc. 22.
ORDER RESCINDING RECEIVING ORDER AND ANNULLING
GAZETTE, DEC. 25. THOMAS, DAVID, Greenwood-rd, Hackney, solicitor's clerk. Ct. High Court. Order,
June 6, 1889. Adjudication, June 6, 1889. Rescission and annulment, Dec. 14, 1896. FIRST MEETINGS AND PUBLIC EXAMINATIONS.
GAZETTE, DEC. 25. ATKINSON, HENRY JOHN, Great Grimsby, late secretary of a public company. Ct.
Great Grimsby. Meeting, Jan. 6, at 10.30, at office of Off. Rec. Great Grimsby,
Exam. Jan. 6, at 11, at Townhall, Great Grimsby. BULL, HARRY, Banbury, coachbuilder. Ct. Banbury. Meeting, Jan. 2, at 3, at Bank
ruptcy-office, Oxford. Exam. Jan. 27, at 10, at Townhall, Banbury. BEVERIDGE, JOHN JAMES, Halesworth, surgeon. Ct. Great Yarmouth. Meeting,
Jan. 19, at 10.15, at Lovewell Blake's office, Great Yarmouth, Exam. Jan. 19,
at 11, at Townhall, Great Yarmouth. BARBER, ARTHUR SAMUEL, Caston. baker. Ct. Norwich. Meeting, Jan. 9, at noon,
at office of Off. Rec. Norwich. Exam. Jan. 20, at 11, at Shirehall, Norwich. EDWARDS, John, Nuneaton, ironfounder. Ct. Coventry. Meeting, Jan. 4, at 11.30,
at office of Off. Rec. Coventry. Exam. Jan. 11, at 2.30, at County-hall,
Coventry. FREEDMAN, ELIAS, Manchester, late cap manufacturer. Ct. Manchester. Meeting,
Jan. 6, at 3, at office of Off. Rec. Manchester. Exam. Jan. 18, at 11, at Couri
house, Manchester. HASTED, EDWARD GOULD HASTED, Ham, gentleman. Ct. Kingston, Surrey. Meeting,
Jan. 1, at 12.15, at office of Off. Rec. Ipswich. Exam. Jan. 5, at 2.30, at Court.
house, Kingston, Surrey. HOLMES, WILLIAM HENRY, Nottingham, pianoforte dealer. Ct. Nottingham. Meet
ing. Jan. 5, at noon, at office of Orr. Rec. Nottingham. Exam. Jan. 20, at 11.30,
at County Court-house, Nottingham. HAWKER, ABEL WILLIAM, Eckington, market gardener. Ct. Worcester. Meeting,
Jan. 2, at 11.30, at office of O. Rec. Worcester. Exam. Jan. 19, at Guildhall,
Worcester. HASLETT, WILLIAM GEORGE (trading as Smart and Haslett), Singleton, grocer. Ct.
Brighton. Meeting, Jan. 1; at 3, at Dolphin hotel, Chichester, Exam. Jan. 21,
at il, at Court-house, Brighton. JACKSON, FREDERICK JOHN, Kilcote, farmer Ct. Gloucester. Meeting. Jan. 7,
at noon, at office of off. Rec. Gloucester. Exam. Feb. 2, at noon, at Shirehall,
Gloucester. MADDREN, THOMAS (trading as T. Maddren and Co.), Cardiff, electrician. Ct. Cardiff.
Meeting, Jan. 5, at 11, at office of Off. Rec. Cardiff. Exam. Jan. 22, at 10, at
Townhall, Cardiff. MILNER, JANE, Sedgefield, nurse, spinster. Ct. Stockton-on-Tees and Middlesbrough.
Meeting, Jan. 13, at 3, at office of Of. Rec. Middlesbrough. Exam. Jan. 13
at 10.30, at Court-house, Stockton-on-Tees. MIRFIN, JAMES WILLIAM, Darlington, boilersmith. Ct. Stockton-on-Tees and
Middlesbrough. Meeting, Jan. 13, at 3, at office of Off. Rec. Middlesbrough,
Exam. Jan. 13, at 10.30, at Court-house, Stockton-on-Tees. MOORE, CHARLES E., Gerrard's Cross. Ct. Windsor. Meeting, Jan. 5, at 3, at
95, Temple-cbmbrs, Temple-av. Exam. Jan. 30, at 11, at Townhall, Windsor. NICHOLSON, EDWARD, Scarborough, gentleman. Ct. Scarborough. Meeting, Jan. 15,
at 3, at office of Off. Rec. Scarborough. Exam. Jan. 19, at noon, at Court-house,
Scarborough. PHILLIPS, ELLEN (otherwise Farnan), Carysfoot-rd, Clissold Park, widow. Ct.
Edmonton. Meeting, Jan. 6, at 5, at 95, Temple-chmbrs, Temple-av. Exam.
Jan. 25, at 11.30, at Court-house, Edmonton. RIVETT, GEORGE, Gorleston, fishing-boat owner, Ct. Great Yarmouth, Meeting,
Jan. 15, at 10 45, at Lovewell Blake's office, Great Yarmouth. Exam. Jan. 19,
at 11, at Townhall, Great Yarmouth. SENIOR, CHARLES HENRY, late Lindley-in-Huddersfield, innkeeper. Ct. Huddersfeld.
Meeting, Jan. 7, at 11, at office of Off. Rec. Huddersfield. Exam. Jan. 11, at 2, at
County Court, Huddersfield. SAYNOR, WILLIAM (late trading as the Southport Wheel Company), Southport, cycle
dealer. Ct. Liverpool. Meeting. Jan. 6, at noon, at office of Off. Rec. Liverpool.
Exam. Jan. 7, at 11, at Court-house, Liverpool. STOVELL, SAMUEL, Croydon, late poulterer. Ct. Croydon. Meeting, Jan. 5, at 11.30,
at 24, Railway-approach, London Bridge. Exam. Jan. 20, at 11, at County Court,
Croydon. TREE, GEORGE, Chislehurst, basketmaker. Ct. Croydon. Meeting, Jan. 4, at 11.30,
at 24, Railway-approach, London Bridge. Exam. Jan. 20, at 11, at County Court,
Croydon. VINER, FRANCIS, West Hartlepool, innkeeper. Ct. Durham. Meeting, Jan. 6, at 5,
at Royal hotel, West Hartlepool. Exam. Jan. 7, at 11, at Court-house,
Sunderland. WALKER, MAURICE (trading as Walker and Co.), Doncaster, wholesale confectioner.
Ct. Sheffield. Meeting, Jan. 7, at 3, at office of Off. Rec. Sheffield, Exam.
Jan. 14, at 3, at County Court-hall, Sheffield. The following amended notice, so far as it relates to the hour of public examination, is
substiluted for that published in the Gazette of Dec. 22. EBREY, RICHARD, Cardiff, draper. Ct. Cardiff. Meeting, Dec. 30, at 3, at office of
Off. Rec. Cardiff. Exam. Jan. 22, at 10, at Townhall, Cardiff.
NOTICES OF INTENDED DIVIDENDS.
GAZETTE, DEC. 25. UNIQUE TIME TABLE COMPANY LIMITED, Birmingham. Ct. Birmingham. Last day
for proofs, Jan. 14. Liquidator, Luke Jesson Sharp, Whitehall-chmbrs, 23, Colmore-row, Birmingham.
GAZETTE, DEC. 29. STEAMSAIP“ BIRDA" COMPANY LIMITED, Milford Haren. Ct. Pembroke Dock.
Last day of proofs, Jan. 9. Liquidator, Thomas Thomas, 4, Queen-st, Carmarthen.
NOTICES OF DIVIDENDS.
GAZETTE, DEC. 29. LIMERICK BREWERY COMPANY LIMITED, Metal Exchange-bldgs, Leadenhall-st. ('t.
High Court. Amount per pound, 20s. First and final. Payable any day (except
Saturday), between 11 and 2, at 33, Carey-st. MIDLAND OIL COMPANY LIMITED, Liverpool. Ct. Liverpool. Amount per pound,
98. 7d. First and final. Payable any day (except Saturday), at office of John
Henry Cooper, Manchester. SOUTH AMERICAN AND MEXICAN COMPANY LIMITED, Old Broad-st. Ct. High Court.
Amount per pound, 4s. Sixth. Payable any day (except Saturday), between 11 and 2, at 33, Darey-st,
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS.
GAZETTE. DEC. 29. ABBOTT. WILLIAM, late Crook, theatrical manager. Ct. Durham, Meeting, Jan, 5,
at 2, at Three Tuns hotel, Durham. Exam. Jan. 5, at 11.15, at Court-house,
Durham. AMSON, JOHN, Crewe, builder. Ct. Nantwich and Crewe. Meeting, Jan. 12, at noon,
at Royal hotel, Crewe. Exam. Jan. 22, at 11.30, at Court-room, Crewe. BOAS, SYDNEY (trading as Alexander and Co.), Commercial-rd, job buyer. Ct.
High Court. Meeting, Jan. 8, at noon, at Bankruptcy-bldgs. Exam. Feb. 8, at
11, at Bankruptcy-bldgs. CRANHAM, JAMES LAIRD, Plaistow. Pawnbroker. Ct. High Court. Meeting, Jan. 6,
at 2.30, at Bankruptcy-bldgs. Exam. Feb. 3, at 11. at Bankruptcy-bldgs. CRAWSHAY, WILLIAM, jun., Southampton, no occupation. Ct. Southampton. Meet
ing, Jan. 5, at 3.15, at office of Off. Rec. Southampton. Exam. Jan. 27, at 11, at
Court-bouse, Southampton. DE SVERTCHKOFF, ALEXANDER, late Ealing, gentleman. Ct. High Court. Meeting,
Jan. 7, at 2.30, at Bankruptcy-bldg8. Exam. Feb. 3, at 11, Bankruptcy-bldgs. DUNFORD, TIMOTHY, Mirfleld, innkeeper. Ct. Dewsbury. Meeting, Jan. 5, at 11, at
office of Off. Rec. Batley. Exam. Jan. 5, at 2, at County Court-house, Dewsbury, DAVIES, JAMES, Llanboidy, grecer. Ct. Pembroke Dock. Meeting, Jan. 9, at 11, at
omice of Off. Rec. Carmarthen. Exam. Jan. 15, at 11.30, at Temperance-hall,
Pembroke Dock. GIBBONS, WALTER EDGAR, South Woodford, commission agent. Ot. High Court.
Meeting, Jan. 5, at 2.30, at Bankruptcy-bldgs. Exam. Feb. 11, at 11.30, at Bank
ruptcy-bldgs. HALL, CHARLES WILLIAM, Northwich, hairdresser. Ct. Nantwich and Crewe.
Meeting, Jan. 12, at 11.30, at Royal hotel, Crewe. Exam. Jan. 22, at 11.30, at
Court-room, Crewe. JONES, JOSEPH, Northwich, stonemason. Ot. Nantwich and Crewe. Meeting,
Jan. 12, at 11, at Royal hotel, Crewe. Exam. Jan. 22, at 11.30, at Court-room,
Crewe. JOHNSTON, ROBERT, Chipping Campden, hosier. Ct. Banbury. Meeting, Jan. 1, at 3,
at Bankruptcy-office, Oxford. Exam. Jan. 27, at 10, at Townhall, Banbury. MCLOUGHLIN, JAMES ANDREW, late New Cross, builder. Ct. High Court. Meeting,
Jan. 7, at noon, at Bankruptcy-bldgs. Exam. Jan. 29, at noon, at Bankruptcy
bldgs. MALLABY, WILLIAM CALTHORPE, Seymour-st, Edgware-rd. Ct. High Court. Meet
ing, Jon. 7, at 11, at Bankruptcy-bldgs. Exam. Jan. 29, at noon, at Bank
ruptcy-bldgs. MULLEN, LUCY JEMIMA (trading as B. William), Ivy-la, Paternoster-row, music
publisher, widow. Ct. High Court. Meeting, Jan. 6, at noon, at Bankruptcy
bldgs. Exam. Jan. 29, at noon, at Bankruptcy-bldgs. NOTARÁ BROTHERS, Piccadilly, St. James's, tobacco merchants. Ct. High Court.
Meeting, Jan. 6, at noon, at Bankruptcy-bldgs. Exam. Jan. 29, at noon, at Bank
ruptcy-bldgs. DATES, GEORGE, Old Penshaw, joiner. Ct. Durham. Meeting, Jan. 6, at noon, at
office of Off. Rec. Sunderland. Exam. Jan. 5, at 11.15, at Court-house, Durham. PEARSON, CHARLES HARRY, Tunstall, joiner. Ct. Hanley, Burslem, and Tunstall.
Meeting, Jan. 8, ut 11.15, at office of Off. Rec. Newcastle-under-Lyme. Exam.
Jan. 27, at 11, at Townhall, Hanley. PHILLIPS, EVAN, Llanover Upper, farmer. Ct. Tredegar. Meeting, Jan. 8, at noon,
at 65, High-st, Merthyr Tydfl. Exam. Feb. 5, at 10.30, at County Court.
Tredegar. PRITCHARD, R. W. (trading as R. W. Pritchard and Co), Calabria-rd, Highbury. Ct.
High Court. Meeting, Jan. 5, at 2.30, at Bankruptcy-bldgs. Exam. Feb. 5, at 11.30,
at Bankruptcy-bldgs. RUSSELL, LEWIN GRIER, Norfolk-rd, Regent's Park, gentleman. Ct. High Court.
Meeting, Jan. 5, at i, at Bankruptcy-bldgs. Exam. Feb. 2, at 11.30, at Bank
ruptcy-bldgs. SOLOMONS, ABRAHAMS, late Theobald's-rd, furniture dealer. Ct. High Court. Meet
ing, Jan. 2, at noon, at Bankruptcy-bldgs. Exam, Feb. 2, at 11.30, at Bankruptcy
bldgs. SHAKESPEARE, LOUISA, Rhyl, schoolmistress. Ct. Bangor. Meeting, Jan. 6, at 3.30,
at Royal hotel, Rhyl. Exam. Jan. 7, at 12.15, at Magistrates'-room, Bangor. WARTSKI, JOSEPH, late Manchester. jeweller. Ct. Bangor. Meeting, Jan. 6, at noon,
at Crypt-chmbrs, Chester, Exam. Jan. 7, at 12.15, at Magistrates'-room,
Bangor. WILES, ROBERT, Rothwell, hay dealer. Ct. Leeds. Meeting, Jan. 6, at 11, at office of
Off. Rec. Leeds. Exam. Jan. 12, at 11, at County Court-house, Leeds. WEBSTER, T. G., West Dulwich, engineer. Ct. High Court. Meeting, Jan. 6, at noon,
at Bankruptcy-bldgs. Exam. Feb. 2, at 11.30, at Bankruptcy-bldgs. YOUNG, ARTHUR, Iddesleigh-mansions, Victoria-st, Westminster, architect. Ct. High
Court. Meeting, Jan. 7, at 11, at Bankruptcy-bldgs. Exam. Feb. 2, at 11.30, at Bankruptcy-bldgs.
GAZETTE, DEC. 25. ANSTEY, ROBERT, lato Clifton, grocer. Ct. Bristol. Order, Dec. 21. BOAS, SYDNEY (trading as Alexander and Co.), Commercial-rd, job buyer. Ct. High
Court. Order, Dec. 21. BUNDEY, WILLIAM PAGE, Southampton, builder. Ct. Southampton. Order, Dec. 22. CRAWSHAY, WILLIAM, jun., Southampton, no occupation. Ct. Southampton. Order,
Dec. 22. CRAWFORD, THOMAS, Kendal, tailor. Ct. Kendal. Order, Dec. 22. FLOCKHART, HENRY. Chalford, farmer. Ct. Oxford. Order, Dec. 22. GIBBONS, WALTER EDGAR, South Woodford, commission agent. Ct. High Court,
Order, Dec. 21. GOSLING, ALFRED JOSEPH, Westbourne-grdns, Bayswater. Ct. High Court. Order,
Dec. 21. GRAY, GEORGE, North Kyme, horse dealer. Ct. Boston. Order, Dec. 22. GOODMAN, JACOB, Cardiff, tobacconist. Ct. Cardiff. Order, Dec. 19. GRIFFETT, JOHN. Gloucester, coal merchant. Ct. Gloucester. Order. Dec. 23. GILES, MARY MATILDA, Kew, widow. Ct. Wandsworth. Order, Dec. 22. HORSPOOL, JOEL (late trading as Leonard Kane), late Hinde-st, Manchester-sq, teacher
of music. Ct. High Court. Order, Dec. 23. HANNAH, DAVID ALEXANDER. Cardiff, draper. Ct. Cardiff. Order, Dec. 22. HAYDEN, LEWIS WESLEY, Norbury, manager of sports grounds. Ct. Croydon.
Order, Dec. 19. HARDY, HENRY (trading as Henry Hardy and Co.), Leicester, fancy hosier. Ct.
Leicester. Order, Dec. 21. HUNTER, John, Darlington, journeyman plumber. Ct. Stockton-on-Tees and Middles
brough. Order, Dec. 22. JAOKSON, FREDERICK JOHN, Kilcote, farmer. Ct. Gloucester. Order, Dec. 19. LAWES, ERNEST LINGWOOD, Hove, draper. Ct.
Brighton. Order. Dec 21. LESLIE, JAMES, Norwich, licensed victualler. Ct. Norwich. Order, Dec. 22. MEADOWS, ERNEST, Streatham-common, cheesemonger. Ct. Wandsworth. Order,
Dec. 21. MADDREN, THOMAS (trading as T. Maddren and Co.), Cardiff, electrician. Ct. Cardiff.
Order, Dec. 19. MALLABY, WILLIAM CALTHORPE, Seymour-st, Edgware-rd. Ct. High Court. Order,
Dec. 23. ODDY, NATHANIEL, Eastbourne, hotel proprietor. Ct. Eastbourne and Lewes. Order
Dec. 19. SWAIN, ROBERT, Hove, baker. Ct. Brighton, Order, Dec. 22. SHEPHERDSON, John, and HORSFALL, HARRY, Oldham, ironmongers. Ct. Oldham.
Order, Dec. 21.
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220 OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, - Law of
220 British Columbia-Insolvency
438 CRIMINAL LAW AND TAE JURISDICTION SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE.
OF MAGISTRATES.-Quarter Sessions
-A Court of Criminal Appeal
220 ATKINSON O. MORRIS.-Probate-Will
BANKRUPTCY LAW AND PRACTICE.
The Bankruptcy Acts 1883 and 1890:
221 of duplicate wills-Declarations of
PROMOTIONS AND APPOINTMENTS ...... 221 testator-Evidence as to-Admissibility....
COUNTY COURTS. - Sittings of the
Courts - Construction of AgreeWORTHINGTON ROBINSON AND
ment : Conditions Applicable to OTHERS. - Crown-Civil servant
222 Officer of Inland Revenue-Appoint
Yearly Tenancy; Forfeiture
LEGAL OBITUARY. Mr. Arthur ment during pleasure of commis
222 sioners-Reduction in rank-Malice 446
GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. - New WILMOT V. ALTON AND ANOTHER.
Year's Honours--Heirs-at-Law and Bankruptcy-Bailment of chattels
Next of Kin-Appointments under for hire-Agreement by bailor to
the Joint Stock Winding-up Acts keep chattels in repair during bail
-Creditors under Estates in Chanment....
cery-Creditors under 22 & 23 Vict. HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE.
223 CHANCERY DIVISION.
LAW SOCIETIES.-- United Law Society Re HANBURY, WHITTING, AND --United Law Clerks' Society..... 223 NICHOLSON.-Solicitor and client- CORRESPONDENCE....
224 Lien for costs--Solicitors discharged
LAW STUDENTS' JOURNAL.-Hilary hy client-Delivery up of papers
Bar Examination : Intermediate Tender of balance-Costs...
Subjects--The Honours ExaminaATTORNEY-GENERAL . TOD-HEATLY
tion-Council of Legal Education : AND BROWNRIGG.--Public health
Hilary Term 1897 ; Syllabus of a London-Vacant land--Nuisance
Course of Lectures--Prospectus of Vestry-Owner-Injunction
Lectures and Classes Students PROBATE, DIVORCE, AND ADMIR- Societies
224 ALTY DIVISION,
THE COURTS AND COURT PAPERS.-
High Court of Justice Queen's
HUBER (deceased).--Administration Hilary Sittings, 1897 Supreme with will annexed-French domicile Court of Judicature, Hilary Sittings, of testatrix-English domicile of 1897 : Court of Appeal, Chancery origin
Division, Queen's Bench Division, PAIGE , BROOKS. -- Will and two and Probate, Divorce, and Admir
codicils—Will executed in duplicate alty Division Cause Lists--Circuits --Part retained by testator not forth
the Judges, Winter Assizes, 1897 coming-Revocation
455 High Court of Justice, Queen's CUDWORTH 0. HAYWARD. - Probate Bench Division: Masters in Cham
practice-Suit for revocation of pro- bers for Hilary Sittings, 1897-Rota bate-Judgment given in absence of Registrars...
227 of plaintiff-Application to restore THE GAZETTES.
233 -Order XXXVI., r. 33
456 BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS 236 Vol. CII.-No. 2806.
The Divisional Court business of the Queen's Bench Division shows a reduction of arrears, there being seven cases in the special paper, eight opposed motions, seventy-one cases in the Crown paper, and twenty-five in the Revenue paper--a total of 111.
THE Nisi Prius Cause List in the Queen's Bench Division for the ensuing sittings shows an increase over last year. The total is 660, made up as follows : 223 special juries ; 162 commou juries; commercial causes, 7; assigned actions, 6; under Order XIV., 10.
In Ireland, instead of an increase, according to the Irish Law Times, there has been so remarkable a decline that, if continued, it points to the speedy extinction of contentious business in the Irish courts.