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ing the compliment, assured those present that, had it not been for the kindness of the committee, he should not have aspired to the position he now held. Mr. Innes, in giving "The Chairman of Committees," coupled with the toast the name of Mr. Fricker, who answered it. The Chairman said he was now about to propose the toast of the evening. It was that of "Their late Chairman, Mr. Deputy Shephard," who had presided over the committee during the past year in such a "pastoral"

way as would lead them to give a cordial reception to the toast. They had amongst themselves resolved to present his friend with a testimonial. It had taken the shape of a handsome clock, and, in handing it over to the recipient, he had, in the name of the committee, to wish him the enjoyment of health and prosperity for many years to come. Mr. Deputy Shephard (replying) remarked that he had, during his year of office, received the cordial support of the committee. If this had not been so, their reports would not have received the favour at the hands of the court that they had done. He was pleased that his conduct had met with their appreciation, and he could assure them that their presentation that evening would ever recall to his mind the kindness extended to him. Mr. Serjeant Simon proposed the "Health of the Chairman" in flattering terms, predicting for him some eminence in the future, and incidentally referring to the corporation as a road to political life. The Chairman, in reply, observed that he was always actuated by a desire to be of use to the community. He added that to be chairman of the committee was a high reward to him for anything he had done. Mr. Innes, responding to "The Vice-Chairman," a post he occupied, spoke of his admiration of the energy and patience with which many gentlemen of the Court of Common Council gave themselves up to the hard work of the corporation.-City Press.

BANQUET TO LORD CHIEF JUSTICE COLERIDGE.-This being the first time that Lord Coleridge, one of the Judges of the Oxford Circuit, has visited Oxford since his elevation to the Bench, a sumptuous banquet was given him in honour of the event by the Rector of Exeter and the Fellows, in Exeter College Hall, on Thursday evening, last week. Lord Coleridge was formerly a Fellow of this college, and it is a curious fact that his father, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, was similarly entertained at this college in 1835, soon after his elevation to the Bench. The Rector of Exeter presided on Thursday, and there were 130 present, among them being the Bishop of Oxford, the Vice-Chancellor, the Hon. W. Coleridge, of Trinity College, son of Lord Coleridge, many of the Heads of Houses. Dr. Adams (Recorded of Birmingham), and the leading members of the guest of the evening by the Rector of of the Bar. Various toasts were proposed, that


A BARRISTER SENTENCED TO PENAL SERVITUDE.-At the Old Bailey on Tuesday, George Rutherford, described as a barrister, aged 54, pleaded guilty to a charge of obtaining furniture and other goods from tradesmen under false pretences. The prisoner had gone about representing himself as being about to marry an heiress worth £30,000, and that he required furniture to fit out a residence in accordance with his coming high position. His story turned out successful, and he obtained the credit which he now acknowledged to be fraudulent. The Common Serjeant said it was marvellous that tradesmen should be such dupes. It was evident that the prisoner had been getting his living for many years by swindling, and a previous conviction of five years' penal servitude having been proved against him, the sentence now was that he be kept in penal servitude for seven years.

THE LATE LORD WESTBURY'S WILL.-A correspondent who certainly ought to be aware of the facts, informs us that it was deemed advisable, for reasons of a private nature appertaining to the family, and not on account of any obscurity in the language of the will, that the administration of the estate of the late Lord Westbury should be accomplished under the Court of Chancery, by means of what is called a friendly or amicable suit. Accordingly, this suit was advisedly com. menced in the chambers of the Master of the Rolls, at the time when Lord Selborne was acting for the Master of the Rolls, and when it was generally anticipated that Lord Coleridge would succeed Lord Romilly. In the course of administration questions naturally arise from time to time upon which the trustees under the will seek to avail themselves of the guidance of the court, and these questions are accordingly adjourned into court for the purpose of amicable argument. Our correspondent asserts that "counsel whose opinions always commanded at least equal respect with that of Sir George Jessel when practising at the Bar have certified that no obscurity whatever exists either in the words of the marriage settlement to which allusion has been made or in the words of the late Lord Westbury's will. There may have been an omission in the latter document, which does not constitute obscurity."

THE Queen has been pleased to grant the office | and "Succession in Divided" and in "Undivided of Solicitor-General for Scotland to George Families." Millar, Esq., one of her Majesty's counsel.

The following specimen of a Greek epigram is well worth quoting, from Mr. J. S. Phillip's Elegiac Translation:

The legal Hydra to the charge
Renascent rushes, twice as large;

A hundred heads, and all elate
With tongues exclaiming, "Six and eight;"
We cut him down-a hundred more

Rise up and cry, "Thirteen and four." Re THOMAS WEBSTER.-This case came before the London Bankruptcy Court last week. The debtor, who filed his petition for liquidation in June 1870, was described as of Pump-court, Temple, of Great George-street, Westminster, and of Sandown, Isle of Wight, barrister-at-law. This was an application by Mr. Saunders for an interim injunction to restrain Mr. Thomas Greenhill from issuing execution upon a judgment recovered by him against the debtor and Mr. Jonathan Jolliffe. It appeared that Mr. Greenhill's action was for an alleged breach of an agreement in reference to the construction of the Isle of Wight (Newport Junction) Railway Company. The court had declined to restrain the action, but Mr. Saunders said he had now to submit that, the final award having been made in the action, Mr. Greenhill stood in the position of a creditor whose debt had been ascertained, and for which he might now prove under the liquidation proceedings. His Honour granted an interim injunction.

General and the Solicitor General for that


IRISH LAWYERS IN PARLIAMENT.-The list of lawyers who have been returned to the new Parliament by various constituencies in Ireland is unusually long, at all events in excess of former Parliaments. It includes not only the Attorney. country (Dr. Ball and Mr. Law, Q.C.), but eighteen barristers and four solicitors, exclusive of several country gentlemen who are bers of the Irish Bar, but who do not practise. The former are:-Sir Colman O'Loghlen, County Clare; the Hon. David Plunket, Q.C., Dublin University; Mr. Isaac Butt, Q.C., Limerick; Mr. William Johnston, Belfast: Mr. Keyes O'Clery, County Wexford; Mr. Richard O'Shaughnessy, Limerick; Mr. Serjeant Sherlock, Q.C., King's County; Mr. Patrick Leopold Martin, Kilkenny County Mr. Charles Henry Meldon, County Kil. dare; Sir George Bowyer, County Wexford; Mr. Philip Callan, Dundalk and County Louth Mr. Edward John' Synan, County Limerick; Mr. John Dunbar, New Ross; Sir Patrick O'Brien, King's County; Mr. Denis Maurice O'Conor, County Sligo; Mr. John William Ellison Macartney, ford; and Mr. Patrick James Smyth, County County Tyrone; Sir John Esmonde, County Water Westmeath. The solicitors who sit in Parliament for Irish constituencies are:-Mr. Charles Edward Lewis, Londonderry City; Mr. M'Carthy Downing, County Cork; Mr. Charles Joseph Fay, County Cavan; and Mr. John George M'Carthy, Mallow.


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Rules for the Examination of Candidates. AN examination will be held in March next, to which a student of any of the Inns of Court will be admissible.

Each student proposing to submit himself for examination will be required to enter his name at the Treasurer's Office of the Inn of Court to which he belongs on or before Tuesday, the 24th day of March next.

The examination will commence on Friday, 27th day of March next, and will be continued on the Saturday and Monday following.

It will take place in the Hall of Lincoln's-inn; and the doors will be closed ten minutes after the time appointed for the commencement of the examination.

2. Mahommedan Law, the whole (except Sale). 3. The Indian Penal Code. Act XLV. of 1860.

Chapters 5, 11, 16, 17, and 19.

4. The Criminal Procedure Code. (New) Act X. of 1872. Chapters 2, 4, 7, 15, 19, and the whole of part X.

5. The Civil Procedure Code. Act VIII. of 1859, and the Amending Act, XXIII. of 1861. Chapters 3, 4, 8, and 10. Act I of 1872

6. The Indian Evidence Act. (and the Amending Act). The whole. By order of the Council,

S. H. WALPOLE, Chairman. Council Chamber, Lincoln's Inn, 24th February 1874.

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COUNTY COURTS.-In any future reform of the County Courts one thing should engage the attention of the Lord Chancellor, which I am sure the Profession would gladly see brought about. It is this-the remuneration of the practitioner placed on an entirely new footing. I do not myself see, in the first place, why substantial costs should not in all cases follow the event. In theory I know that the County Courts are supposed to afford to parties an easy, economical, and speedy mode of asserting their rights, without having to tion, when he is employed, is either altogether run to an attorney; and therefore his remuneraunprovided for, or, at best, but inadequately secured. In practice, however, this theory is an utter absurdity, and the sooner such a "legal fiction" is exploded the better. True, the later enactments which regulate the County Courts (and which have conferred upon them additional jurisdiction as well), have partly met this, by providing, in certain cases, a higher scale of costs; but every practitioner knows that the rate of remuneration, even in these cases, is altogether out of character with the importance of the work to be done and the responsibility which arises out of it. Of course the question must be looked at from a reasonable point of view, and I don't for a moment say that a claim for 40s. should entail the same expense for its recovery as a claim for £40. At the same time it should be remembered that a small sum in dispute may, and often does, involve and disposed of whether the claim be for 40s. or a questions of most serious importance, and the same rules and questions of law have to be considered much larger amount. The court fees, which are at present unnecessarily heavy, might advantageously be lowered, and the costs of attorney proportionatly increased.

A. B.

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79. PROEATE DUTY.-Should the value of a gift donatio The examination will be conducted in the follow-mortis causi be included in the estimate of a testator's ing order: estate for probate duty? Such a gift is expressly liable to legacy duty under 36 Geo. 3, c. 52 s. 7, as a legacy within the meaning of that Act. W. E.

Friday morning, 27th March, at ten, on Hindu Law; afternoon, at two, on Mahommedan Law.

Saturday morning, 28th March, at ten, on the Indian Penal Code; afternoon, at two, on the Criminal Procedure Code. Monday morning, 30th March, at ten, on the Civil Procedure Code; afternoon, at two, on the Indian Evidence Act.

80. SETTLEMENT OF FURNITURE.-Furniture in a house belonging to A. B. is seized and sold by the sheriff to C. D. C. D. sells the furniture to E. F. (the father-inlaw of A. B.), who assigns the same to two trustees for the benefit of his daughter, the wife of A. B., and her children. The furniture remaining apparently in the order and disposition of A. B., is it necessary, in order to protect the same as against creditors, that the assignof Sale Act, and also re-registered every five years? Please quote authorities. H. C.

The oral examination of students will take placement or settlement should be registered under the Bills after the Examiner has perused the examination papers, of which notice will be given.

The Examiner will examine in the following subjects:

81. BANKRUPTCY-PRACTICE IN COUNTY COURTS.Can any of your readers inform me if the rexistrar of a County Court, which has not the bankruptcy jurisdicAdoption:" "Stridana," "Benamee,', tion, is compelled to administer oaths to parties pre.

1. Hindu Law

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82. NEGLIGENCE.-At a recent auction sale a man purchased a bedroom carpet, and went, according to custom, the next morning, to pay for and remove said carpet. In pulling the carpet from under a wardrobe the glass of the door fell out, and broke into a thousand pieces. The auctioneer insists on the purchaser of the carpet paying for a new glass plate, or taking the wardrobe as it is for the sum at which it was knocked down to another man. The glass plate was, of course, insecurely put in, or it could not have fallen out so easily. How far is the purchaser of the carpet lable? I ask the question on behalf of a poor man, and shall hope to see an answer in your next impression.


83. SOLICITOR'S ACCOUNTS. -A solicitor acts for lessee ou granting of a lease and subsequent mortgage of same in January 1873 for £800 and deducts his charges from nortgage money, but supplies no account. Also a subsequent further charge on lease to secure £150. Out of this sum he sends his client only £100, and furnishes no account. He collects the rents of the mortgaged property as agent for the mortgagor from March to December 1873, viz., £86, and delivers an account showing whole amount expended on repairs, commission, taxes, &c., except £4, which he remits as balance. What remedy, if any, is there against the solicitor for accounts, &c. ? Q.

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85. TITHE RENTCHARGE.-A., owner of a farm, sold part of some closes to B., a railway company; B. entered and worked the land so purchased, but eventually abandoned the line. The land so worked by B. is an inclosed unproductive waste. C., the teuant of the farm, has always paid the rentcharge on the whole farm, including the land sold to B.-about thirteen acres: he now refuses to pay for such thirteen acres. What remedy has the proprietor of the rentcharge? Are the remaining portion of the closes, severed by B., chargeable with the whole rent charge apportioned in respect of those closes? Reference to authorities will oblige.

J. C. P.

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(From the Pall Mall Gazette). DR. KENEALY published a letter the other day in the Standard which is intended apparently to protest against a suggestion made in these columns, and, as we belive, adopted elsewhere, that the charges made against him by the Lord Chief Justice and his colleagues and by the jury in the Tichborne case ought, in justice to himself, to the Bar, and to the public at large, to be investigated and adjudicated upon by the Benchers of the Inn of Court of which he is a member. It seemed to us when we published that article, and it seems to us now, that if such a censure as was applied to Dr. Kenealy is to pass unnoticed it will form the worst possible precedent. Men of the age and position, social and professional, of udges and Queen's counsel are too old and too high placed for scolding matches. When such terms 38 "Scroggs and Jefferies" on the one side, and "slanderer" on the other, are exchanged between them with no result at all, the profession to which they belong, and the administration of justice itself. are disgraced. Duelling was a barbarous practice no doubt, yet it did in, in a rough objectionable way, recognise the truth that a man's honour is a valuable thing, and that he ought not to sit down with an insult unless he is contented to be disgraced. This was as natural and honourable a feeling as the superstition that a man atoned for an insult by shooting the man whom

he had insulted was absurd.

We are well rid of the one, but we ought carefully to preserve the other as far as possible. It would, we think, be generally understood that a man who submitted to an imputation on his character in the public press without suing his slanderer for libel or compelling him to apologise was disgraced. There are cases in which an officer in the army ought to demand a courtmartial; and it seems to us that when a Queen's

Counsel has heavy charges brought against him not only as a barrister, but as a man ef honour and a gentleman, by three judges, one of whom is the Lord Chief Justice of England, and by a jury which by common consent showed inexhaustible patience and great intelligence in dealing with a case of unparalleled difficulty, he ought to be anxious to have those charges investigated by a court of honour to which he happens to be subject; and if that the matter does not present itself to him in that light, the benchers of his Inn ought to take it up for the credit of the Profession, and for the security of the public.

It ought never to be forgotten, though some people are much inclined to forget it, that the public have a strong and direct interest in the good behavour of the Bar-in the maintenance of their privileges on the one hand, and on their being kept within proper bounds on the other. It is a profession which has in most cases, and which ought to have in all cases, a sense of honour and professional morality as distinct and as strictly enforced as those of officers in the army. A barrister has, and ought to have, great privileges. It is his right and duty to say and do without fear or favour things which no other man is allowed to say or do. Private character and conduct are to a great extent at his mercy. It is in his dis. cretion to drag to light secrets which may cover a man with shame for the rest of his days. It may be his duty to discover secret machinations for the injury of others in which persons of the highest social standing and most respectable character are concerned. He can say what he likes without having the fear of the law of libel before his eyes. He can not only ask questions which it would be an unpardonable affront in another man to suggest, but compel the persons questioned to answer him completely and directly; and it is absolutely necessary that he should have these powers in order that justice may be duly administered between man and man. It seems to us that it is at least equally necessary that he should not abuse them; for if he does he becomes one of the vilest and most mischievous of all conceivable social pests. It is impossiblee to imagine a more utterly abominable character than a man who deals to use the fine expression of Chief Justice Erle, in "words sold and delivered," or to use a well-known metaphor of Chief Justice Cockburn's, quoted in the recent trial by Dr. Kenealy, a man who, instead of being a soldier using his sword according to the laws of war, is a prowling assassin armed with a dagger. It may be impossible to draw the line between the two characters in words, and to lay down definite rules by which it may be known in all cases whether a particular act falls on one side of the line or on the other, but it is very far from being even difficult for a body of honourable men, with all the facts of a particular case before them, to assign to any particular man the position which he ought to occupy. Privileges of every kind have their corresponding obligations; and a man who is intrusted by the public with the privileges of a barrister should be made to feel that he runs the risk of infamy and ruin if he abuses them. We pass no judgment at all on Dr. Kenealy's conduct. We express no opinion on what he has said or done. We merely point out the fact that three judges and the jury have accused him of grossly abusing the privileges of his position. We say that such an accusation should make it the duty of his Inn to inquire into his conduct, to set him right with the world if the accusation is false, to protect the public against him for the future if it is completely justified, and to visit him with whatever censure may be thought proper if, though exaggerated, it is not unfounded. This was and is the view which we take of the matter. Dr. Kenealy's letter to the Standard (dated March 7) rather confirms than weakens it. His letter is a justification of his conduct. As regards the charge of disrespect to the Bench he says with a good deal of force: "If I was guilty of contempt of court, why was I not punished at the time, or at all events when the case was over, and when my punishment could no longer prejudice my client ?" This, we think, is an answer : Courts of justice are well able to protect them. selves against insult, and are armed with special powers for that purpose, and it no doubt would be hard upon a man if the benchers of his Inn were to punish him for acts of disrespect to judges which the judges had not thought it necessary to punish. That, however, is not the real charge which has been made against Dr. Kenealy. The real charge is that he attacked private character recklessly, falsely, without proper grounds, in a great number of cases, and in intemperate language. It is put shortly and plainly enough, though not quite as precise as it might have been, in the note appended by the jury to their verdict. "The jury desire to express their opinion that the charges of bribery, conspiracy, and undue influence brought against the prosecution in this case are entirely devoid of foundation; and they regret exceedingly the violent language and demeanour of the leading counsel for the

defendant in his attacks upon the conduct of the prosecution, and upon several of the witnesses produced in the case."

Dr. Kenealy's reply to this consists of two parts. First he says, "It is false, as laid at my door, that I charged the counsel, the solicitors, everybody, as being engaged in a foul conspiracy. So far from having done so, I did the very reverse, as my assailant must have known." Here is a plain issuce of fact between Dr. Kenealy and the jury. Let some one decide between them. The shorthand writers' notes are in existence. Let the Benchers of Gray's Inn read them, and say whether Dr. Kenealy did or did not say what the jury say that he said and what he says he did not say.

Further, Dr. Kenealy observes: "I claim a right to say what I have said" (against the witnesses), "because in my judgment there existed grounds for my assertion as exhibited at the trial." Some of these grounds he proceeds to assign. This is an equally plain issue, and it is the really important issue in the case. Had Dr. Kenealy grounds for the imputations which he made, or did he make them at random or without grounds? In the one case let him by all means be acquitted, in the other let him be disbarred; but in any case, for the honour of the Bar, for the safety of the public, and for his own honour, let him be tried. Let us have something in the nature of a decision by a public body acting judicially on the question whether or no a great breach of public decency has been committed and great private wrongs inflicted by a man holding a conspicuous and honourable public position. Let it not be said that the Chief Justice of England publicly taxed one of her Majesty's counsel with


"unceasing torrent of invective and foul slander;" that Mr. Justice Mellor concurred in that censure, and spoke also of his “braggart demeanour;" that Mr. Justice Lush declared, in reference to the same subject, that "If advocates were at liberty to use denunciation and slander as a weapon, the so-called independence of the Bar would become a public nuisance;" and that the jury added to these declarations of the judges the note which we have just quoted; that all this passed by as so much idle wind, and that Dr. Kenealy was permitted to continue to practise his Profession without any inquiry into the subject by any body of persons competent to hear and determine the matter. If this should be the case, it will constitute one of those crying public scandals which bring about legislative changes. The Bar will be in a position as disgraceful as that of a regiment in tlie army in which the colonel on parade calls a subaltern a liar and a coward, the subaltern replies that the colonel is a spiteful old fool, and the parties sit down at the mess-table afterwards and talk and laugh as if nothing had happened.

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The rest of Dr. Kenealy's letter consists of recrimination and of fustian about emasculating and enslaving the bar," a "reign of terror,' my profession which it is sought to awe into oriental suppleness and servility,' 'lords, ladies, and priests who have vast influence in the press, and who are exercising that influence for my destruction," and other matters undeserving of attention.

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1. This Act may for all purposes be cited as "The Legal Practitioners' Act 1874."

2. In the construction and for the purposes of this Act the following words shall have the meanings by the section assigned to them, unless it is otherwise provided, or there be something in the context repugnant thereto.

(1.) "Qualified practitioner" means and in


cludes any serjeant-at-law, barrister, duly certificated attorney or solicitor, proctor, notary public, certificated conveyancer, special pleader, and equity draftsman. (2.) "Instrument means and includes every written document. (3.) "Write," "written," and "writing," includes every mode in which words or figures can be expressed upon material. (4.) "Person " includes company, corporation, and society.

3. Any person who, not being a qualified prac titioner, either directly or indirectly, for or in expectation of any fee, gain, or reward, writes, draws, or prepares any instrument relating to real or personal estate, or to any proceedings in

law or equity, or any instrument in the nature of a contract under hand or seal, shall forfeit the sum of £50 to any person suing for the same, by action of debt in any of Her Majesty's Superior Courts of Common Law at Westminster, in which it shall be sufficient to declare that the defendant

is indebted to the plaintiff in the sum of £50, being forfeited by an Act intituled "The Legal Practitioners' Act 1874," and the plaintiff, if he recover in such action shall have his full costs of suit. And in any such action it shall not be necessary for the plaintiff to show that the defendant has received any fee, gain, or reward, specifically for the writing, drawing, or preparation of any instrument, and he shall only be required to show that the defendant has received a fee, gain, or reward, for the business or transaction in respect of, or in regard to which he has, directly or indirectly, written, drawn, or prepared such instrument: Provided always, that the foregoing section does not extend to

(1.) Any public officer, drawing or preparing any instrument in the course of his duty. (2.) Any person employed merely to engross any instrument or proceedings.

(3.) Any banker or broker preparing any instrument relating to stocks or shares. 4. That no bill of sale, assignment, transfer, or other document mentioned and comprised in the Bills of Sale Act (17 & 18 Vict. c. 36), and thereby required to be registered, made or given by any person, shall be of any force, power, or effect, unless there shall be present a certificated attorney or solicitor on behalf of such person executing, making, or giving such bill of sale, expressly named by him and attending by his request to inform him of the nature and effect of such bill of sale before the same is executed, and such attorney or solicitor shall subscribe his name as a witness to the due execution thereof, and thereby declare himself to be the attorney or solicitor for the person giving the same, and state that he subscribes as such attorney or solicitor, and that the person so executing the same did fully understand the nature and effect thereof.

5. Nothing in this Act contained shall be construed to authorise any qualified practitioner to do any act which he is not now authorised by law to do. 6. This Act shall not extend to Scotland or Ireland.

We are requested by the Honorary Secretary of the Society to add that it is in contemplation to frame another Bill dealing with the appearance before, and the conduct of business in, magis. trates', and in County Courts by unqualified persons, and otherwise to offer to the public and the Profession additional protection in the direction indicated by the above Bill.

THE UNION SOCIETY OF LONDON. AT a meeting of the Union Society of London, at 1, Adam-street, Adelphi, held on Tuesday evening, the 10th inst, the following subject was submitted to discussion, and negatived: "That this house views with satisfaction the return of the Conservatives to office and power."


BRISTOL ARTICLED CLERKS' DEBATING A MEETING of this society was held on Tuesday evening, the 3rd inst., J. Inskip, Esq., solicitor, in the chair. The following was the subject for discussion: "Was the case of Ireland v. Living. ston (L. Rep. 5 H. L. Cas. 395) rightly decided ?" Mr. Dymond opened in the affirmative, and Mr. Laxton opposed. The majority of the members were in favour of Mr. Dymond.


THE Society met on Tues lay evening last at the Law Institution, as usual. The following question was discussed by a well attended meeting, Mr. Byrne in the chair (CCXXVI. Jurisprudential), "Is the legislation of the late Parliament on the whole satisfactory ?" and was decided in the affirmative by a small majority.

PETERBOROUGH ARTICLED CLERKS' DEBATING SOCIETY. A MEETING of this society was held at the New Hall, Peterborough, on the 5th instant, on which occasion W. Wilkins, Esq., vice-president, occupied the chair. The following was the subject for discussion: "Is an admission in a letter to a third party sufficient to take a debt out of the Statute of Limitations ?" Mr. G. Gamblin opened in the affirmative, and was followed by Mr. F. Bower in the negative. A majority of the members were in favour of the negative.

ARTICLED CLERKS' SOCIETY. A MEETING of this society was held at Clement's Inn Hall, on Wednesday, the 11th March, Mr. F. J. Baker in the chair. Mr. Chester opened the subject for the evening's debate, viz., "That the power of County Court judges to imprison for debt should be abolished." The motion was lost by a majority of four.

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Gazette, March 6.

To surrender at the Bankrupts' Court, Basinghall-street. COUVES, GABRIEL WILLIAM, gentleman, Queen's-rd, Peckham. Pet. March 4. Reg. Hazlitt. Sols. Carr, Bannister, and Co., Basinghall-st. Sur. March 18 EDLUND, J. L. milliner, Fern Tower-rd, Highbury-pk. Pet. March 2. Reg. Brougham. Sols. Dodd and Longstaff, Bernersst. Sur. March 20 To surrender in the Country. BROOK, ANDREW MELVILLE, beerhouse keeper, Keighley. Pet. March 3. Reg. Robinson. Sur. March 24

COLE, ROBERT, market gardener, Thorp Arch. Pet. March 3. Reg. Perkins. Sur. March 16

DAURIS, J. Nettleton, near Chippenham. Pet. March 2. Reg. Smith. Sur. March 17

GALE, BENJAMIN, soda water manufacturer, Leeds. Pet. March 4. Reg. Marshall. Sur. March 25

HUZZEY, JOSHUA, grocer, Pembroke Dock. Pet. Feb. 28. Reg. Lloyd. March 21

IRVING, WASHINGTON, commission merchant, Manchester. Pet. March 2. Reg. Kay. Sur. March 26

JAGGER, JOHN, fy. milk dealer, Aldermanbury. Pet. March 2. Reg. Jones. Sur. March 19

KING, GEORGE CLIFT, grocer, Chelmsford. Pet. March 4. Reg.
Gepp. Sur. March 25

PAGE, ISAAC, farm bailiff, Costessey. Pet. Feb. 28.
Sur. March 21

POLLARD, JOHN WILLIAM, coach builder, Boston.
Reg. Staniland. Sur. March 17

Reg. Robinson

SHEFFIELD, EMILY, widow, beersaller, Bradford.

Reg. Palmer.

Pet. March 3.

Pet. March 3.

Pot. March 3.

Reg. Robinson. Sur. March 17 WATTS, JOSEPH (not Walls as before advertised), butcher Northampton. Pet. Feb. 13. Reg. Dennis. Sur. March 21 WILKINSON, THOMAS GEORGE, draper, Canterbury.

4. Reg. Callaway. Sur. March 17

Gazette, March 10.

County Courts for Kent, who died on the 3rd inst., THE late William Carmalt Scott, Esq., Judge of RAWNSLEY, JOHN, worsted spinner, Bradford. at his residence in Eccleston-street, Chesterthe year 1824, and was called to the Bar by the square, in the fiftieth year of his age, was born in Honourable Society of the Middle Temple in Hilary Term 1848. He held the post of principal secretary to Lord Chancellor Chelmsford from Feb. 1858 to June 1859, and again from July till Sept. 1866; and he also held the appointment of FOULKES, THOMAS, merchant, Fenchurch-st. gentleman of the chamber to Lord Chancellor Cranworth, from July 1865 till July 1866. In Sept. 1866 Mr. Scott was appointed Judge of County Court, Circuit No. 53, and in the same month was at Ashford, Canterbury, Deal, Dover, Faversham, transferred to Circuit No. 49, holding his courts Folkestone, Hythe, Margate, Ramsgate, Romney, Sandwich, Sittingbourne, Tenterden, and Cran


D. L. MACAFEE, ESQ. at-law, who died on the 6th inst., at his chambers, THE late David Lindsay Macafee, Esq., barristerin Pump-court, Temple, was the youngest son of the late Rev. Daniel Macafee, Wesleyan minister, he was born about the year 1840, and was called to the Bar by the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple in Trinity Term 1865. He chose the Northern Circuit, attending at the Liverpool, Kirkdale, and Preston sessions, and also the Court of Passage; and he also practised with considerable success as a special pleader.


Pet. March

To surrender at the Bankrupts' Court, Basinghall-street. COURTENAY, G. C. O., no occupation, St. James's-pl, St. James's. Pet. March 5. Reg. Pepys. Sur. March 24 Pet. March 6. Reg. Murray. Sur. March 24 HOLLAND, WILLIAM, merchant, South-st, Finsbury. Pot. March 5. Reg. Pepys. Sur. March 26

To surrender in the Country.

BROADY, ALFRED, grocer, Altrincham. Pet. March 5. Reg. Kay Sur. March 25

CLARKE, CHARLES LEIGH, iron merchant, Manchester.

March 6. Reg. Kay. Sur. March 2


ELLIOTT, WILLIAM CORISH, builder, Balham. Pet. March 3. Reg. Willoughby. Sur. March 20

LODGE, BENJAMIN, plumber, Batley. Pet. March 5. Reg. Nelson Sur. March 25

MARTYN, SILAS, farmer, Newlyn East. Pet. March 4. Reg. Chilcott. Sur. March 21

PAGE, WALTER RICHARD, bootmaker, Rugby. Pet, March 5. Reg. Kirby. Sur. March 24

Liquidations by Arrangement.

Gazette, March 6.

Pet. March 3.

ATKINS, GEORGE, victualler, East Stonehouse.
March 20, at eleven, at St. George's Hall, East Stonehouse. Sol.
Curteis, East Stonehouse
ATKINSON, WILLIAM, draper, Swinton-bridge, Wath-on-Dearne.
Pet. March 2. March 20, at twelve, at office of Sol. Patteson,

BAILEY, WILLIAM, draper, Newcastle-under-Lyme. Pet. March
2. March 19, at one, at ortice of Sol. Welch, Longton
BECK, MOSES, grocer, Tunbridge Wells. Pet. March 2. March
19,at four, at office of Sols. Stone and Simpson, Tunbridge
BEVINS, JOHN, draper, Ryde. Pet. Feb. 28. March 20, at two, at
offices of Ladbury, Collison, and Viney, 99, Cheapside, London.
Sols. Allen and Edwards, Old Jewry, London
BOWDEN, JOHN, corn merchant, Ipplepen and Newton Abbott.
Pet. March 2. March 14, at half-past three, at the Half Moon
hotel, Exeter. Sols. Learoyd and Learoyd, South-st, Finsbury,

BROWN, HENRY JOHN, builder, Pulross-rd, Brixton. Pet. Feb. 27. March 18, at three, at 1, George-st, Mansion-house. Sol Snell

Barnsbury-rd, Islington. Pet. Feb. 26. March 16, at two, at offices of Sol. Popham, Vincent-ter, Islington CARLING, ROBERT HAMILTON, ship chandler, Sunderland. Pet. March 3. March 21, at three, at office of Sol. Bell, Sunderland

WE have to record the death, on the 28th ult., of George Hutchison, Esq., Town Clerk of the borough of Renfrew. The deceased gentleman, who was in the sixty-ninth year of his age, was the son of the late Mr. Hutchison, who for many years held the office of Town Clerk of Renfrew, and he was born in the year 1806. Having been duly CANSDALE, THOMAS WILLIAM, coal merchant, Half Moon-cres. admitted into the profession of the law, Mr. Hutchison succeeded his father in the office of Town Clerk of Renfrew so far back as the year 1828, and, says the Paisley Gazette, he discharged CARPENTER, ALFRED, baker, Median-rd, Clapton, and Clarendonthe various and important duties of his official st, Somers-town. Pet. Feb. 23. March 16, at four, at the position ably, faithfully, and conscientiously, and Mason's Hall tavern, Mason's-avenue. Sol. Miles CARR, HENRY JAMES, grocer, Golborne-rd, and Bevington-rd, in such a way as to command for himself esteem North Kensington. Pet. Feb. 27. March 17, at eleven, at office and respect. of Sol. Lamb, Bedford-row "In his social relationships with his CHALLINOR, RICHARD, grocer, Hednesford. Pet. March 3. fellow men," says the above journal, March 17, at eleven, at office of Sol. Glover, Walsall Hutchison was genial, affable, and kind, and to CHAROCK, GEORGE, grocer, Bingley. Pet. March 3. March 20, the end of his career he enjoyed the goodwill of all with whom he was officially connected."

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PROMOTIONS AND APPOINT-COATES, ROBERT, livery stable keeper, Leamington Priors. Pet.


N.B.-Announcements of promotions being in the nature

of advertisements, are charged 2s. 6d. each, for which postage stamps should be inclosed.

MR. HENRY PICKETT, of the firm of Pickett and Mytton, 3, King's Bench Walk, Temple, has been appointed by the Lord Chancellor a London Commissioner to administer Oaths in Chancery.

The Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas has appointed Mr. William Ward Duffield, of Chelmsford, solicitor, to be a perpetual Commissioner for taking the Acknowledgments of Deeds by Married Women for the County of Essex.


3. March 24, at eleven, at office of Sol. Handley, War COHEN, JACOB, draper, Liverpool. Pet. March 4. March 23, at three, at office of Sol. Nordon, Liverpool

COOK, GEORGE JOHNSON, soda water manufacturer, Hull. Pet.
Feb. 25. March 23, at twelve, at office of Sol. Torry, Hull
COOK, WILLIAM, joiner, York. Pet. March 3. March 18, at
eleven, at offices of Sol. Young, York
COOPER, FRANCIS BLADES, grocer, Knottingley. Pet. March 2.
March 18, at two, at office of Sol. Boulton, Pontefract
COOPER, RICHARD, innkeeper, Leamington Priors. Pet. Feb. 3.
March 18, at two, at the Bath hotel, Leamington Priors. Sol.
Sanderson, Warwick

COURT, FREDERICK, coal dealer, Wellesbourne Mountford, Pet.
Feb. 28. March 18, at one, at office of Sol. Sanderson, Warwick
COX, THOMAS, and Cox, MARY ANN, shopkeepers, Hanley. Pet.
Feb. 24. March 18, at two, at the office of R. Stephenson, 4,
Bagnall-st, Hanley. Sol, Hamshaw, Hanley

CUSS, ALFRED ABEL, grocer, Torquay. Pet. March 4. March 28,
at twelve, at office of Sol. Campion, Exeter
DAWSON, ROBERT, tobacconist, St. Helen's. Pet. March 2.
March 17, at two, at offices of Sols. Bradley and Steinforth,

THE Lord Chancellor has appointed Mr. Alfred Carr, of the Firm of Carr, Bannister, Davidson, DENERLEY, HUGH, hatter, Liverpool. Pet. March 2. March 18, and Morriss, solicitors, of No. 70, Basinghall. street, to be a London Commissioner to administer Oaths in Chancery.

at three, at offices of Gibson and Bolland, accountants, Liver pool. Sol. Rundle, Liverpool DRIVER, THOMAS, plumber, Stanningley. Pet. March 2. March 20, at eleven, at offices of Sol. Burnley, Bradford FAIRBANK, THOMAS SMITH, architect, Birmingham. Pet. March 4. March 19, at twelve, at office of Sol. Grove, Birmingham FARRIES, THOMAS, law costs' draftsman, Chancery-la. Pet. Feb. 28. March 18, at two, at offices of Sol. Barker, St. Michael's House, St. Michael's-alley, Cornhill FORD, JAMES, builder, Bristol. Pet. March 2. March 18, at two, at office of Barnard, Thomas, Tribe, and Co., accountants, Albion-chmbs, Bristol. Sols, Osborne, Ward, Vassall, and Co., Bristol

JUST OUT!! HINDOO PENS!!!-The misery of a bad Pen is now a voluntary infliction. "They come as a boon and a blessing to men, The Pickwick, the Owl, and the Waverley Pen." Dover Chronicle says "The nation at large owes a debt of gratitude to the Patentees for mend them. Sample Box, by post, 1s. 1d.; sold everytheir excellent invention." 1200 Newspapers recomwhere. Patentees, Macniven and Cameron, 23 to 33, FRY, WILLIAM, farmer, Bulkington. Pet. March 4. March 19, at Blair-street, Edinburgh.-[ADVT.]

FROBISHER, FREDERICK, tobacconist, Brighton. Pet. March 4. March 20, at three, at office of Clennell and Fraser, 6, Great James-st, Bedford-row. Sol. Brandreth, Brighton

twelve, at the Bear hotel, Chippenham. Sols. Awdry and Clarke Chippenbam

FULLER, JOHN, boot manufacturer. Manchester. Pet. March 4. March 19, at three, at offices of Hines, 2, Victoria-st, Manchester. Sol. Dawson, Manchester

GOLDSMID, LAMBERT, and ISAACS, LEWIS, carmen, St. James'sEq, Aldgate. Pet. March 4. March 19, at two, at office of Messrs. E. J. Sydney, solicitors, 46, Finsbury-circus. Sol. A. E. Sydney, Finsbury-circus

GORE, HENRY, rope maker, Hereford. Pet. March 3. March 19, at twelve, at the Hop Market hotel, Worcester. Sol. Corner, Hereford

GOSSAGE, WALTER WILLIAM, GOSSAGE, EDWARD THOMAS, and GOSSAGE, ALFRED HOWARD, timber dealers, Birmingham. Pet. Feb. 28. March 17, at twelve, at the Hen and Chickens hotel, Birmingham Sol. Hawkes, Birmingham HARRIS, GEORGE, and HARRIS, CHARLES RICHARD, fruit sales. man, Covent-gdn-maket. Pet. Feb. 28. March 17, at eleven, at offices of Sols. May and Sykes, Adelaide-pl, London-bdge HARTLEY, WILLIAM, joiner, Great Horton. Pet. Feb. 26. March 16, at eleven, at office of Sol. Burnley, Bradford HIBBITT, WILLIAM ALBERT, sugar boiler, Northampton. Pet. March 3. March 19, at three, at office of Sol. Becke, Northamp


HILLS, CHARLES BOOTH, cheesemonger, New-cross-rd, Deptford. Pet. Feb. 19. March 13, at two, at Ridler's hotel, Holborn HOLLAND, ABRAHAM, and HOLLAND, JOSEPH, skirt manufacturers, Chorlton-on-Medlock. Pet. March 3. March 23, at three, at Lees and Graham, accountants, St. George's-chbs, Albert-sq, Manchester. Sols. Edwards and Bintliff, Manchester HOOD, CHARLES, coachbuilder, Goole. Pet. March 4. March 20, at two, at the Elephant inn, Doncaster. Sol. Singleton, Sheffield

JERVIS, CHARLES, outfitter, Liverpool. Pet. March 2. March 19, at two, at office of Sols. Bartlett and Atkinson, Liverpool JOHNSON, ANNIE MARY, widow, boot manufacturer, Hackney.rd. Pet. March 3. March 19, at two, at office of Sol. Chalk, Moorgate-st

JONES, HENRY PARRY, out of business, Liverpool. Pet. March 2. March 20, at four, at office of Sol. Lowe, Liverpool

LAMB, WILLIAM, farmer, York. Pet. March 4. March 20, at eleven, at office of Sol. Watson, York

LEDGER, WILLIAM, joiner, Doncaster. Pet. March 3. March 24, at eleven, at office of Sol. Peagam, Doncaster LOCK, EDWARD, and CHAPMAN, GEORGE EDWIN, album manu. facturers, Worship-st, Finsbury. Pet. March 4. March 26, at twelve, at office of Sol. Moss, Gracechurch-st LYONS, SAMUEL, and LYONS, LOUIS JACOB, clothiers, Wilsonst, Finsbury, and Manchester. Pet. March 4. March 24, at twelve, at the Queen's hotel, Leeds. Sol. Sydney, Finsburycircus

MATTHEWS, JOHN, baker, Upton-upon-Severn. Pet. March 4. March 20, at two, at the Crown hotel, Worcester. Sols. Rowlands and Bagnall, Birmingham

MCCONNELL, JAMES, bootmaker, Berwick-on-Tweed. Pet. Feb. 2. March 13, at eleven, at offices of Sol. Dunlop, Berwick-onTweed

MOORE, WILLIAM, clothier, Cheapside. Pet. Feb. 28. March 16, at two, at offices of Sol. Swaine, Cheapside NURSE, FREDERICK, porter dealer, Erdington.

Pet. March 2. March 17, at three, nt office of Sol. Baker, Birmingham OULTON, JOHN, butcher, Altrincham. Pet. March 4. March 23, at three, at office of Sols. Gardner and Horner, Manchester PARKER, ROBERT SAMUEL YARHAM, builder, Kingston-onThames. Pet. March 2. March 19, at twelve, at office of Bartrop, Kingston-on-Thames

POOLEY, THOMAS ALEXANDER, horticultural sundriesman, Sussex-wharf, Wapping. Pet. March 3. March 18, at twelve, at office of Sols. Taylor and Jaquet, South-st, Finsbury-sq REEVES, THOMAS, haulier, Horfle'd. Pet. March 4. March 14, at eleven, at office of Sol. Essery, Bristol

RICE, JOHN HENRY, plumber, Teddington. Pet. Feb. 26. March 19, at two, at office of Bartrop, Kingston-on-Thames RICHARDS, MIRANDA, eating-house keeper, Cardiff. Pet. Feb. 28. March 24, at eleven, at office of Sol. Morgan, Cardiff ROBINSON, ARTHUR, hosier, Nottingham. Pet. Feb. 27. March 23, at twelve, at office of Sol. Heath, Nottingham SAYER, THOMAS, schoolmaster, Hornsey. Pet. Feb. 26. March 18, at one, ut office of Sol. Eaton, Hull

SCHOFIELD, JAMES, innkeeper, York. Pet. March 2. March 18, at eleven, at office of Sol. Crumble, York SEABORN, GEORGE THOMAS, bone boller, Glaucus-st, Bowcommon. Pet. Feb. 28. March 16, at one, at office of Sols. Townley and Gard, Gresham-bldgs, Basinghall-st

SEAGER, JOHN, corn factor, Bristol. Pet. March 2. March 17, at eleven, at office of Hancock, Triggs, and Co., accountants, Broad-st, Bristol. Sol. King

SMITH, JAMES, auctioneer, Darlington. Pet. March 4. March 19,
at three, at office of Sol. Wooler, Darlington
SPENCER, AMELIA, widow, paperhanger, New Windsor. Pet.
March 2. March 23, at three, at office of Sol. Durant, Windsor
STRINGER, RICHARD, out of business, Leeds. Pet. March 2.
March 17, at three, at office of Sol. Pullan, Leeds
THOMPSON, FRANCIS, Saddler, Sheffield. Pet. March 2. March

17, at two, at office of Sol. Taylor, Sheffield TOLL, JOHN, miller, Menheniot. Pet. March 4. March 19, at eleven, at office of Messrs. Edmonds, Plymouth TUCK, EDWARD, and PIKE, WILLIAM STONEHAM, ironmongers, Bath. Pet. March 4. March 20, at one, at office of Sol. Wilton, Bath

URSELL, GEORGE, warehouseman, Manchester. Pet. March 2. March 20, at three, at office of Sols. Edwards and Bentliff, Manchester

VARDEN, SARAH ELIZABETH, bootmaker, East Dereham. Pet. March 2. March 20, at twelve, at office of Sols. Fosters, Burroughes, and Robberds, Norwich

VINCENT, FRANCIS INCLEDON, victualler, Brighton. Pet. March 2. March 23, at three, at office of Sol. Lamb, Brighton WELLS, WILLIAM, joiner, Elksley. Pet. March 4. March 31, at twelve, at office of Sols. Messrs. Marshall and Bescoby, East Retford

WHARTON, CHARLES HUBERT, pawnbroker, Kennington-pk-rd. Pet. Feb. 28. March 17, at twelve, at office of Sols. Messrs. Spyer, Old Broad-st

WHITING, THOMAS JOHN, stationer, Fenchurch-st. Pet. March 4. March 20, at three, at the Guildhall coffee-house, Greshamst. Sols. Messrs. Piesse, Old Jewry-chmbs

WHITTLE, JAMES, jun., stonemason, Southport. Pet. March 4.
March 24, at three, at office of Sol. Barker, Southport
Gazette, March 10.

ABBOTT, RICHARD, merchant, Lime-st. Pet. March 2. March
23, at two, at office of Sol. Barnett, New Broad-st
ADAMS, JOSEPH, corn chandler, Albion-ter, Battersea-park. Pet.
March 2. March 23, at eleven, at 6, Argyll-st, Regent-st
BALDRY, GEORGE WILLIAM, artist, King-st, Cheapside, and
Dagmar-villas, Finsbury-rd, Wood-green. Pet. Feb. 19. March
18, at eleven, at offices of Sol. Hunter, London-wall. Sol. Ede,

BENTLEY, STEPHEN, grocer, Tunstall. Pet. March 4. March 20, at eleven, at the Sneyd's Arms hotel, Tunstall. Sol. Hollinshead, Tunstall

BOND, HARTLEY, tailor, Eltham. Pet. Feb. 27. March 18, at three, at offices of Sols. Scard and Son, Gracechurch-st BOXALL, ARTHUR, butcher, Preston. Pet. March 5. March 26, at three, at office of Sol. Lamb, Brighton

BRADSHAW, JOSEPH, beershop keeper, Winchester. Pet. Feb. 24. March 21, at three, at the Market inn, Winchester. Sol. Kilby, Southampton

BRENNER, PHILIP, tailor, Westow-st, Upper Norwood, and Forest. Pet. March 6. March 23, at twelve, at offices of Sol. Plunkett, Gutter-la




BUTLER, CHARLES, cattle dealer, Bedale. Pet. March 5. March 28, at two, at office of Sols. Messrs. Teale, Bedale CALL, JAMES, wine merchant, Leeds. Pet. March 3. March 19, at two, et office of Sols Simpson and Burrell, Leeds CHILD, HENRY, tin plate worker, Burton-upon-Trent. March 5, March 25, at half past eleven, at offices of Harrison, accountant, Burton-upon-Trent. Sol. Drewry, Burton-uponCLEMENCE, THOMAS, grocer, Saltney. Pet. March 5. March 24, at twelve, at office of Sols. Boydell, Powell, and Taylor, Chester COFFIN, ALFRED, wood turner, Old Bethnal-green-rd. March 4. March 19, at ten, at offices of Sols. Lewis, Chancery-la Sol. Long, Blackfriars-rd COPE, ANN, baker, Tettenhall. Pet. March 6. April 2, at eleven, at offices of Sol. Barrow, Wolverhampton COULDERY, THOMAS, and COULDERY, THOMAS WILLIAM, wholesale clothiers, Wood-st, and Falcon-chmbrs, Falcon.sq, and Freelands-rd, Bromley. Pet. March 4. March 20, at three, at offices of Sol. Butcher, Cheapside COWTAN, ALFRED, and COWTAN, JOHN, grocers, Ipswich. Pet. March 6. March 24, at eleven, at office of Sol. Watts, Ipswich CRIPPEN, WILLIAM, greengrocer, Canterbury. Pet. March 7. April 1, at eleven, at the Fountain hotel, Canterbury. Sol. Gibson, Sittingbourne

CROASDALE, WILLIAM, hat manufacturer, Manchester and Oldham. Pet. March 6. March 24, at two, at offices of Sols. Addleshaw and Warburton, Manchester

DALE, WILLIAM HENRY, boot dealer, York. Pet. March 6. March 23, at three, at office of Sol. Wilkinson, York DANIEL, THOMAS, builder, Plough-rd, Rotherhithe, and Croft-st, Chilton-st, Rotherhithe. Pet. March 6. April 1, at two, at office of Sol. Haynes, Chancery-la DAUNCEY, FREDERICK, wine merchant, Milverton. Pet. March 7, March 27, at office of Taunton, Bath-pl, Taunton DAVIES, JOHN, linen draper, Maesteg. Pet. March 4. March 23, at twelve, at office of Sol. Stockwood, jun., Bridgend DAWSON, JOHN, Huddersfield. Pet. March 5. March 21,at eleven, at 1, Market-walk, Huddersfield. Sols. Messrs. Sykes DENNIS, JOSEPH, tailor, Parkside, Knightsbridge. Pet. March 3. March 19, at three, at offices of Sol. Coker, Cheapside. Sol. Nethersole

EDMONDS, JOHN FREDERICK, baker, Birmingham. Pet. March 6. March 23, at eleven, at office of Sol. Duke, Birmingham ELLIS, EDWARD BOURKE, master mariner, Clifton. Pet. March March 20, at twelve, at office of Pitt, public accountant, Albion-chmbs-east, Bristol. Sol. Essery, Bristol


ELY, JOSEPH GEORGE, out of employment, Portland-rd, Nottinghill. Pct. March 4. March 19, at three, at offices of Sol. Watson, Basinghall-st

EVANS, LEVI, innkeeper, Walsall. Pet. March 6. March 24, at eleven, at offices of Sol. Bill, Westall

FARR, JOHN, umbrella rib maker, Redditch. Pet. March 7. March 23, at three, at office of Sol, Walford, Birmingham FISHER, JOHN, tallor, Ossett. Pet. March 3. March 25, at eleven, at office of Sol. Stringer, Ossett

GOWING, GEORGE SEAD, fish merchant, Lowestoft. Pet. March 5. March 27, at twelve, at office of Mr. Blake, Hall Quay, Great Yarmouth. Sol. Moseley, Great Yarmouth

HAMMOND, THOMAS, grocer, Bagshot. Pet. March 4. March 21,
at three, at office of Sol. Geach, Guildford
HARROP, GEORGE, baker, Longton. Pet. Feb. 23. March 19, at
eleven, at office of Sol. Welch, Longton

HARPER, THOMAS JOSEPH, hairdresser, Birmingham. Pet.
March 6. March 21, at eleven, at office of Maher and Poncia,
HAYWOOD, JOHN, butcher, Barham. Pet. March 6. March 23, at
three, at the King's Arms hotel, Folkestone. Sol. Minter,

HELLABY, CHARLES EDWARD, collar manufacturers, Cheap-
side. Pet. March 7. March 23, at eleven, at the Chamber of
Commerce, Cheapside. Sols. Anderson and Sons, Ironmonger-
HITCHENS, BENJAMIN JOHN, draper, Radstock. Pet. March 5.
March 23, at twelve, at office of Messrs. Williams, accountants,
Exchange, Bristol. Sols. Simmons and Clark, Bath
HOLBROOK, EDWARD RANDALL, baker, Albion-rd, Stoke Newing-
ton, and Ramsgate. Pet. Feb. 28. March 26, at three, at offices
of Sol. Heathfield, Lincoln's-inn-fields
HORDER, GEORGE, Cook, Salford. Pet. March 7. March 23, at
three, at offices of Sols. Rideal and Shaw, Manchester
HOYLE, SQUIRE, grocer, Salford. Pet. March 4. March 19, at
two, at offices of Sols. Messrs. Myers, Manchester
INGATE, ISABELLA MARIA, widow, Ilfracombe. Pet. March 2.
March 23, at three, at the Royal Clarence hotel, Ilfracombe.
Sol. Langdon
JOHNSTON, MATTHEW, glass dealer, Salford. Pet. March 6.
March 23, at eleven, at office of Sol. Blair, Manchester
KIMBER, GEORGE HENRY, market gardener, Horndean, par.
Catherington. Pet. March 7. March 23, at three, at office of
Sol. Blake, Portsea

KING, CHARLES, bootmaker, Sudbury. Pet. Feb. 28. March 18,
at two, at the Rose and Crown hotel, Sudbury. Sol. Mumford,
KITSON, EDWARD JOHN, chemist, Worcester. Pet. March 7.
March 25, at eleven, at office of Sols. Rea and Miller, Worcester
LANE, CHARLES LEVESON, club proprietor, Pall Mall.
March 6. March 27, at twelve, at the Masons' Hall tavern,
Mason's-avenue, Coleman-st. Sol. Preston, Mark-la
LANGWORTHY, JOHN GRAY, draper, Jamaica-rd, Bermondsey.
Pet. March 6. March 23, at three, at offices of Sol. Sturt, iron-

LEWIS, EDWARD COLSTON, hatter's assistant, St. Sidwell. Pet.
March 7. March 24, at eleven, at the Castle hotel, Taunton.
Sol. White, Exeter
LINCOLN, JOHN, pensioner, Winchester. Pet. Feb. 24. March 21,
at two, at the Market inn, Winchester. Sol. Kilby, Southamp-

MAJOR, THOMAS, baker, Bristol. Pet. March 6. March 23, at eleven, at office of Sol. Ward, Bristol

MERRICK, WILLIAM, timber dealer, Stone. Pet. March 3. March
19, at three, at the Vine hotel, Stafford. Sol. Tennant, Hanley
MOORE, JAMES ROBERT, builder, St. Norman's, Anerley-hill,
Anerley. Pet. March 3. March 20, at two, at office of Sols.
Blachford and Riches, Great Swan-alley, Moorgate-st
MURPHY, JOHN, licensed victualler, Wavertree. Pet. March 5.
March 24, at two, at offices of Sols, Hore and Monkhouse, Liver-
NASH, WILLIAM, licensed victualler, Birmingham. Pet. March 5.
March 24, at eleven, at office of Sol. Rowlands, Birmingham
NEWBERY, JOHN COLLIN, silk manufacturer, Ottery St. Mary.
Pet. March 6. March 24, at half-pust eleven, at the Chamber of
Commerce, Cheapside. Sol. Gidley

PARRY, JOHN, actor, Enfield-rd South, Kingsland-rd. PetMarch 2. March 27, at three, at offices of Sol. Brighten, Bishops gate-st Without

PEARSON, LEONARD, grocer, Corbridge. Pet. March 6. March 25, at eleven, at office of Sol. Baty, Hexham

PHILLIPS, WILLIAM JAMES, clerk, Rye-hill-park, Peckham Rye.
Pet. March 7. March 25, at three, at offices of Sol. Carr, Rood-la
PIMLEY, THOMAS, provision denler, Preston. Pet. March 7.
March 25, at eleven, at office of Sol. Forshaw, Preston
PLEACE, JAMES JOLLOP, brewer, Weston-super-Mare. Pet.
March 5. March 26, at twelve, at offices of Sols. Reed and Cook,
Pet. March 4.
March 20, at eleven, at office of Sol. Day, Devizes
RICHARDSON, GEORGE, draper, Dewsbury. Pet. March 5. March
23, at three, at office of Sol. Ibberson, Dewsbury
RICHARDS, BENJAMIN, linen draper, Wednesbury. Pet. March
7. March 24, at eleven, at offices of Sol. Smith, Wednesbury
RINGROSE, WALTER, tailor, Roman-rd, Victoria-park.
March 6. March 31, at ten, at offices of Sol. Steadman, Cole-

POPE, JOHN GEORGE, builder, Marlborough.

ROBERTS, EDWARD, innkeeper, Bridgnorth. Pet. Feb. 28. March 18, at three, at offices of Sol. Wilcock, Wolverhampton ROLLINSON, WILLIAM, builder, Knaresborough. Pet. March 7. March 23, at twelve, a offices of Sols. Messrs. Kirby, Knares borough

SEATON, PHILIP, out of business, York. Pet. March 7. March 24, at eleven, at offices of Sols. Messrs. Mann, York SPIERS, RICHARD JAMES, china merchant, Oxford. Pet. March 24. March 4, at twelve, at the Clarendon hotel, Oxford. Sol. Lowe, Oxford

STONE, EDWARD, brewer, Leatherhead.

Pet. March 3. March


20, at one, at the Guildhall coffee-house, Gresham-street. Clabon and Fearon, Great George-st. Westminster SYKES, ARCHIBALD, general merchant, Mark-la. Pet. March 9. March 25, at two, at the Guildhall Coffee-house, Gresham-st. Sol. Layton, Suffolk-la, Cannon-st


TAYLER, THOMAS MOULDING, engineer, Marlborough.
March 5. March 23, at two, at the Great Western hotel,
Reading. Sol. Lucas, Newbury
THOMAS, DAVID, and NASH, TOM SKELTON, common brewers,
Neath. Pet. March 4. March 19, at two, at office of Brittain,
Press, and Inskip, Bristol. Sol. Curtis, Neath
THORNE, JAMES, out of business, Woolwich. Pet. March 4.
March 19, at three, at offices of Sol. Cooper, Charing-cross
TIPPETT, WELLINGTON PETER, beer retailer, Bristol Pet. March
6, March 24, at twelve, at offices of Sols. Henderson, Salmon,
and Hendersons, Bristol

TRIPTREE, JAMES, glover, Yeovil. Pet. March 4. March 25, at
eleven, at the Mermaid hotel, Yeovil. Sol. Glyde, Yeovil
Bath. Pet. March 1. March 21, at one, at office of Sol. Wilton,
TURNLEY, JOSEPH, gentleman, Wilkinson,st, Albert-sq, Clapham.
Pet. March 5. March 20, at twelve, at offices of Sol. Sykes, St.

UPSON, JOSEPH, harness maker, Billericay. Pet. March 6. March 26, at two, at office of Sol. Woodard, Ingram-ct, Fenchurch-st

UPTON, GEORGE RICHARD, beer-house keeper, Brighton. Pet. March 2 March 18, at half-past four, at office of Sol. Howell, Cheapside, London

VENABLES, JOSEPH, refreshment-house keeper, Maidenhead, Bray. Pet. March 6. March 25, at three, at No. 13, Queen-st, Maidenhead. Sol. Clarke, High Wycombe

WALL, JOHN, bootmaker, St. Leonard's-on-Sea. Pet. March 5. March 20, at twelve, at office of Messrs. Miller, Sherborne-lane, Lane. Sol. Savery, Hastings

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WARD, WILLIAM, grocer, Redhill. Pet. March 3. March 19, at three, at office of Messrs. Bath, public accountants, 40A, King William-st

WEAVER, JOHN FREDERICK, dealer in curiosities, Wardour-st. Pet. Feb. 27. March 18, at two, at office of Sol, Barnett, New Broad-st

WOODCOCK, JOHN, fronmonger, Deal. Pet. March 3. March 30, at eleven, at offices of Sol. Drew, Deal

WOODCOCK, REV. FREDERIC EDWARD, clerk in holy orders, Stony Stratford. Pet. March 4. March 24, at eleven, at office of Sol. Jessop, Bedford

WUNDERLICH, MAX, commission agent, Englefield-rd, Kingsland. Pet. March 27. March 19, at two, at office of Sol. Barnett, New Broad-st

Orders of Discharge.

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SALMON, WILLIAM FREDERICK, tie manufacturar, Aldermanbury

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BEADLE, WILLIAM, grocer, Penge
GOLDEN, JAMES WILLIAM, oil dealer, Huddersfield



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will be content to let the issues in both cases rest in the hands of the Benchers; and it will certainly be a subject for congratulation if the professional questions raised are finally set at rest by the decisions which may be arrived at.

WE are glad to observe that the decision of Lord Justice MELLISH in Ex parte Villars, re Rogers, noticed by us in our issue of the 7th inst., p. 321, is to be reviewed by the full Court of Appeal. It would otherwise have been appealed against to the House of Lords. The question is whether an execution creditor for more than 501., who has seized and sold is liable to refund the proceeds of sale after the expiration of fourteen days. Lord Justice MELLISH decided that he was so liable if a trustee was appointed under the debtor's bankruptcy on a petition presented within six months of the sale.

THE cry of the oppressed railway companies is beginning to go up in earnest. Every railway shareholder in the country, we understand, is to receive for signature a memorial to the CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER, praying for the total and unconditional repeal of the passenger duty. From a mere statistical point of view it would be interesting to know how many railway shareholders there are, and we hope that the "Railway Shareholders' Association" will take advantage of their opportunities to give us some information upon this point. The thing could be done by merely counting the names entered in the "correct copies of the shareholders' address book," which all railway companies are bound to print under 31 & 32 Vict. c. 119, s. 34. But how about the debt of eight hundred thousand pounds, already due to the Exchequer, as we pointed out last week, for arrears of unpaid. duty? It is not very likely that the CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER will introduce a Bill excusing the payment of it. And it is just possible, especially about Budget time, that he may say to the railway companies, "Pay your just debts first, and I will discuss the question of remission with you afterwards."

THE Queen's speech is pregnant with subjects interesting to the Legal Profession. Our present system of land transfer, the extension of the Judicature Act to Ireland, the amendment of legal procedure and the system of land transfer in Scotland, the law of master and servant and conspiracy, the licensing laws and the laws relating to friendly societies, occupy the entire address to the House of Commons. We append the paragraphs, as clearly indicating the course of legislation in the immediate future :

The delay and expense attending the transfer of land in England have long been felt to be a reproach to our system of law, and a serious obstacle to dealings in real property. This subject has, in former sessions, occupied the attention of Parliament, and I trust that the measures which will now be submitted for your consideration will be found calculated to remove much of the evil of which complaint has been made.

You will probably be of opinion that the re-arrangement of the judicature, and the blending of the administration of law and equity, which were effected for England by the enactment of last session, ought, on the same principles, to be extended to Ireland, and you will be asked to devote some part of your time to the accomplishment of this object.

The greater part of these changes would be inapplicable to the tribunals of Scotland; but you will be invited, as to that part of my kingdom, to consider the most satisfactory mode of bringing the procedure upon appeals into harmony with recent legislation, and, among other measures relating to her special interests, a Bill for amending the law relating to land rights, and for facilitating the transfer of land, will be laid before you.

Serious differences have arisen, and remonstrances been made by large classes of the community, as to the working of the recent Act of Parliament affecting the relationship of master and servant, of the Act of 1871, which deals with offences connected with trade, and of the law of conspiracy, more especially as connected with these offences. On these subjects I am desirous that, before attempting any fresh legislation, you should be in possession of all material facts, and of the precise questions in controversy, and for this purpose I have issued a Royal Commission to inquire into the state and working of the present law with a view to its early amendment, should it be found necessary.

A Bill will be introduced dealing with such parts as the Acts regulating the sale of intoxicating liquors as have given rise to complaints which appear to deserve the interference of Parliament.

Your attention will also be directed to the laws affecting friendly and provident societies.

THE CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER has been overwhelmed with suggestions lately from all quarters, first one class of the community, and then another, asking for special relief from taxation. We will make one more suggestion, which if adopted would tend to the relief of all, while the loss to the Exchequer would, we believe, be comparatively slight. It is simply this, that 5 per cent. discount should be allowed on the amount of all taxes paid within a week of their falling due. Only collectors of taxes know the length of time for which taxes are often allowed to fall into arrear, and it is obvious that the longer they remain in arrear, the greater is the risk of their becoming ultimately irrecoverable. The principle, we may remark, has been already adopted in the case of the Succession Duty, which the Commissioners of Inland Revenue may receive in advance, allowing discount at the rate of 4 per cent., or at such other rate as may from time to time be directed by the Treasury. (See Succession Duty Act 1858, 16 & 17

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