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equally vague." The Bohemia of Frank Danby is a Mr. FREDERICK DANBY-PALMER, solicitor, has been created grim and ghastly place—a charnel-house of dead hopes a Deputy-Lieutenant for the Connty of Norfolk. Admitted in

Michaelmas Term, 1861. Mr. Palmer is the present mayor of and spoiled lives, yet with just the one consolatory

Great Yarmouth. suggestion, that self-sacrifice and purity of motive are

MR. WILLIAM Joseph FRASER, solicitor, has been re-elected not quite unknown even in that brutal and depraved Chairman of the Board of Guardians of the Westminster nether world.

Union. Admitted in Michaelmas Term, 1866. Mr. Fryser is a
The Real Macbeth, by the Real Macduft, London: member of the Corporation of London.
Swan Sonnenschein & Co. Price 1s.-A clever Mr. Llewellyn Hugh Jones, solicitor, has been appointed
caricaturist has in this amusing brochure given to

Official Receiver in Bankruptcy for the Chester and North the public a highly diverting version of "Macbeth,"

Wales District. Admitted in 1885.

Mr. Henry SachevEREL SHERRY, solicitor, has been whether judged by the outcome of pen or pencil. The

appointed by the High Sheriff of Dorsetshire to be Undercaricature sketches are extremely funny-so funny Sheriff of that county for the ensuing year. Admitted in 1868. that eren the most ardent Irvingite can afford to laugh Mr. PETER EDWARD HANSELL, solicitor, has been appointed at this exaggerated satire, and the manipulation of the by the High Sheriff of Norfolk to be Under-Sheriff of that letterpress has been done with considerable humour. county for the ensuing year. Admitted in 1855. Altogether the little volume is an entertaining shilling's-worth.

NORTHERN CIRCUIT-SPRING ASSIZES, 1889. Dod's Condon County Council. By the Editor of

TAE commissions for holding these assizes will be opened at Dod's Parliamentary Companion. London: George Manchester on Saturday, May 11th, and at Liverpool on SaturBell and Sons. Price 1s. - - This nicely printed day, May 18th. and carefully compiled little volume has been Business will commence at each place on the Monday followpublished with the view of giving personal information ing the commission, at 11 a.m., unless otherwise ordered. about the members of the London County Council, In pursuance of Order xxxvi., rule 223, and by leave of the much of which will no doubt prove both interesting and

judges appointed to go the above circuit, causes can now be valuable to the public. The greatest care has, of course,

entered with the associate, at his office, 1, Chapel Street, Pres

ton, or at the district registries, during office hours, at any time been taken to ensure the absolute accuracy of the not later than 4 p.m. of the day next but one before the comdetails given in the book.

mission day. Baily's Magazine for May duly reached us from On entering a cause, two copies of the pleadings must be Messrs. Vinton & Co., and we hasten to record that lodged, one for the use of the judge, and the other for the its pages are, as usual, rich in all sorts of interesting associate. The necessary £2 stamp must in all cases accompany matter relating to the great and growing world of sport,

the pleadings. Money will not be received. and that an admirable portrait of Mr. Townley-Parker pleadings, e.g., “slander,” “goods sold.” The notice of trial

The nature of the action must be shortly indorsed on the adds to the interest of the present number.

must not be indorsed. The Sportsman's and Tourists' Time Tables and Guide, The trial of special jury causes will commence at Manchester by Mr. J. Watson Lyall, 15, Pall Mall, has reached us, on Wednesday, May 15th, and at Liverpool on Wednesday, May and we congratulate Mr. Lyall upon the production of 22nd, at the sitting of the court, unless otherwise ordered. one of the inost useful and comprehensive guide-books A list of causes for trial each day (except the first), at Manwhich was ever published for the modest sum of one

chester and Liverpool, will be posted in the corridor of the shilling. Mr. Lyall's work is no new thing. Countless

court and in the library. tourists and sportsmen have had to thank him for

The associate's fees must be paid in Judicature stamps.

To avoid correspondence and delay, solicitors are requested many a pleasant trip, conducted with the greatest to apply to Mr. Arthur Shuttleworth, the deputy associate

, possible amount of ease and pleasure, and at the for their certificates during the assizes, and afterwards to him minimum of trouble and expense, thanks to the

at his office in Preston. wealth of information imparted so clearly and so

No certificates will be given out unless the proper £1 stamp pleasantly in his pages. The book is evidently

is provided. Money will not be received. compiled in no mere perfunctory spirit, but is

N.B. Where a cause in the list has been settled, immelabour of love, and the result

diate notice thereof must be given to the deputy associate by

is that host of details which could only be the fruit of

the party who entered it. personal experience, are added to the mass of statistical and other formal information. As a matter of fact it

ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. is not the sportsman alone who can consult Mr. Lyall's

No notice can be taken of anonymous letters. The name and adpages with advantage. His guide is certainly one of

dress of the writer should always be enclosed on a card or otherthe best ever published for the general tourist in

wise, not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of good

faith. We commend this to the attention of " Investor," " A Scotland, and we cordially recommend it to our readers, Reader," " 4 Solicitor of Ten Years' Standing," " St. Stephen's whether disciples of the angle, followers of the deer, Club," and all others whom it may concern in the future. or merely holiday-makers in search of health on the Kensington. You can do no better than transact your busibreezy moors and lovely lakes of bonnie Scotland. A ness with Mr. John Shaw, of Wardrobe Chambers, who is special feature of the new issue of the work is an

the most well-known outside broker in London. We bave admirable coloured map showing all the deer forests,

never heard the slightest complaint of him. Quite the conand an index to the same, and which has been prepared

trary, so far the reports we have always received are highly in accordance with the result of the investigations of

satisfactory. You may go further and fare worse.

A READER.-See the remarks we have made above to another the Crofters' Commission. In a word, Mr. Lyall's book reader. is comprehensive, clear, and up to date, and should be R. N.—The Russian Agricultural Company was one of what we in the hands of all who want to obtain the greatest

believe we called at the time Vicker's unfortunate companies. amount of pleasure and of sport with the least possible

We don't know whether they went to allotment or not, but trouble and expense.

in any case we should not for our part advise you to invest in

H. W.- Yuruari. It all depends whether you bought for de-

livery to hold as an investment, as seems probable from the

general tenor of your letter, though you are not very clear, or

merely intended a speculation, and to sell before delivery. MR. FREDERICK ALBERT BOSANQUET, Q.C., has been

In the former case, the liability is 2s. per share beyond the appointed to act as a Commissioner of Assize. He was edu

purchase money. In the latter case, you would of course cated at Eton, and he was formerly Fellow of King's College,

have no liability. As a speculation, we certainly think there Cambridge, where he graduated in the first class of the classical

is money to be made if you know when to sell. The shares

had risen from 2s. to 2s. 44d. since you wrote.
tripos, and also as a senior optime in 1860. Called at the Inner
Temple in Trinity 1863.

G. S.-(1) Yes. (2) Have nothing to do with him. We will
He was junior counsel to the write you confidentially or through your bankers.
Admiralty from 1875 till 1880, when he was created a Queen's
Counsel. He is Recorder of the City of Worcester, and he was

Nemo.—The company is, or rather for a long time was, the a member of the Royal Commission on the Metropolitan Board

operator himself and six irresponsible nominees. One or two of Works.

flats, as you very nearly proved being, have since been caught. Dr. THOMAS CLIFFORD ALLBUTT has been appointed a Com

There will be a big burst some day. Strangely enough, G. S. missioner in Lunacy.

was on the same track, and we will communicate with you in the same way if you wish.




MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE IN wife the opportunity to obtain a divorce under the AMERICA.

Kentucky statute. But she does not avail herself of it, and he returns to her. They continue to live unhappily

and finally locate in Delaware. Here the husband THE striking absence of uniformity in the laws of the makes a careful examination of the divorce legislation different states, governing marriage and divorce, and

of the various states and territories, with a view to the resultant evil consequences, have given rise to much finding a law which suits his case.

He finds over recent discussion in the public press. Two remedies are

thirty causes of divorce specified in the statutes, every suggested. One contemplates concerted action on the state, save South Carolina, permitting divorce upon part of the legislatures of all the states in the adoption

some ground. The extreme of laxity is reached in of uniform marriage and divorce laws. Such a propo

Utah, where a divorce is allowed if it is “ made to appear sition, however, is manifestly impracticable. The other

to the court that the parties cannot live in peace and remedy proposed is to place these subjects, by consti

union together." But he does not care to go so far tutional amendment, under the control of the general West, and tinally selects Florida as best suited to his government—a more practicable plan, perhaps, but one

There a divorce may be obtained because of calculated to arouse the opposition of those who dread

“the habitual indulgence of a violent and ungovernable the present evident tendency in our country towards temper.”

temper." So he buys an orange plantation, to which centralisation of power.

he beguiles his wife, and, as soon as their two years' There can be no question that the existing condition

residence has expired, begins proceedings for a divorce, of affairs is both absurd and demoralising. A recent

which is soon obtained. He at once returns to Delenum ber of the “Standard of the Cross and the Church,"

ware, but his joy turns to sorrow when he discovers one of the leading weeklies of the Protestant Episcopal

that his divorce is without force in that state, as he Church, published at Philadelphia, contains an ingenious

had left the state to obtain a divorce upon grounds not

He therefore flees story, entitled “A Yankee Bluebeard, or Marriage recognised by the Delaware statute. According to the State Statutes," intended to illustrate to Tennessee. But his susceptibilities are not blunted possibilities which might result from the present laws.

by this last unfortunate experience. He soon conThe hero of the tale, at the age of fourteen, is married

tracts another marriage in Tennessee with a woman in New Hampshire by a justice of the peace to a

whose husband had gone to Mexico two years before wife aged twelve, having forged the consent of their

and had not since been heard from. By the Tennessee respective father and guardian. This marriage was

statute, under these circumstances she is permitted to valid under the New Hampshire statute. After three

marry again. This marriage is abruptly terminated, years of wedded life the young husband, then under

while the couple are residing in Louisiana, by the reeigbteen, deserts his wife and goes to Michigan, where

appearance of the husband who was supposed to be he marries a second time, the new wife being also

dead. By the same statute which permitted the eighteen, a justice of the peace again performing the

marriage he can reclaim his wife, which he forthwith ceremony. Under the Michigan statute this marriage

proceeds to do. After a trip to Europe, during which is perfectly valid, no license being required, and the an attempt to marry a German maiden is frustrated by law providing that, where a boy is married when under

the complicated German marriage registry laws, the eighteen, and does not live with his wife after reaching sorrowful grass widower is married in Rhode Island to that age, the marriage shall be deemed void. This a woman who proves to be the divorced wife of his second marriage does not prove a happy one, and in

own son, the child of the Michigan wife, No. 2, now less than four years the wife obtains a divorce on the

grown to manhood. The divorce had been obtained in ground of her husband's failure to maintain her. The Washington territory, on the ground that husband and latter goes further West, but finally drifts back to Ohio,

wife could no longer live together. In order to legalise where he falls in love with his first cousin. As the

this marriage the couple are obliged to cross the state Ohio statute forbids marriages between first cousins, the

line and celebrate their nuptial rites in Connecticut. lovers, accompanied by the bridal party, cross the river

Not proving congenial, however, they soon agree to to West Virginia, where no such obstacle exists. Here, separate, and, in order to obtain a divorce, are obliged however, they find themselves confronted by another

to recross the line and make their application in Rhode difficulty. In West Virginia a marriage can be legally Island, where the divorce laws are less stringent. The solemnised only by a regularly ordained clergyman,

last marriage of this expert in marriage laws is with But both bride and groom are conscientiously opposed

his own step-mother. As she resides in Massachusetts, to being married by a clergyman. Both obstacles are

where such a marriage is not legal, they go to New at last overcome by continuing their journey to

York, where the knot is tied by one of the famous Pennsylvania, where first cousins are permitted

aldermen. Their marriage, while valid in New York, to marry and where they may marry themselves,

is void in Massachusetts. in the presence of witnesses, without the aid of

This diverting history leaves its hero in the followclergyman or officer of the law. The third wife

ing extraordinary situation : In New Hampshire, husdies in about four years, and soon afterwards

band of wife No. 1; in Ohio and other States, where the hero finds himself in Virginia, where he becomes

the Michigan divorce would not be recognised, husband acquainted with an aunt of his late wife, who soon wins

of wife No. 2 ; in Delaware, husband of wife No. 4 ; his affections. About the same time, however, the

in New York, husband of wife No. 7 ; in Massachusetts, aunt is visited by another niece, who is both first cousin

unmarried ; and in Tennessee legally married to and sister-in-law of the already much-married widower.

another man's wife. With her he also falls in love, and, while hesitating between aunt and niece, he makes an examination of the Virginia marriage laws. He finds that in that State he

TEMPLE CHURCH.MAY, 1889. cannot legally marry his aunt-in-law, but there is nothing to prevent a marriage with his sister-in-law or

May 12.-Third Sunday after Easter.—Morning Service : Te

Deum Laudamus, Attwood in A ; Jubilate Deo, Atrwood in A; cousin. He is advised that the West Virginia law is

Anthem, “O give thanks” (Purcell). Evening Service : Canthe same, but that a lawful marriage might be contracted tate Domino, Attwood in D ; Deus Misereatur, Attwood in D; with the aunt in either Maryland or North Carolina. Anthem, "Sing ye praise" (Mendelssohn). . But he concludes at last to marry the niece, and, in May 19.Fourth Sunday after Easter.-Morning Service : order to escape marriage by a clergyman, designates a Te Deum Laudamus, Smart in F: Jubilate Deo, Smart in F; friend to perform the ceremony, who is required to give

Anthem, “O rest in the Lord" (Mendelssohn). Evening Serbond in 1,500 dollars before he is qualified. This

vice : Magnificat, Smart in F; Nunc Dimittis, Smart in F; marriage also proves unhappy, the wife having a quick

Anthem, “O sing unto the Lord” (Purcell). temper, and the trouble culminates, soon after the re

May 26.-Fifth Sunday after Easter.-Morning Service : Te

Deum Laudamus, Hopkins in F; Benedictus, Hopkins in F; moval of husband and wife to Kentucky, in an acci

Anthem, “Rejoice in the Lord alway" (Purcell). Evening dental encounter with the divorced wife from Michigan. Service : Magnificat, Hopkins in F; Nunc Dimittis, Hopkins The husband, by absenting himself for a year, gives his in F; Anthem, “ Praise the Lord" (Goss).

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THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL. LOOKING over the file of PUMP COURT we find, in in the kingdom to whom Mr. Webster's face and figure our issue many years back, that our memoir of Sir are unfamiliar, and to whom he is not a proverb as Richard Webster needs no alteration, and, if we except a remarkable instance of succcess at an early age in a the doings before the Commission, we may say no career where youth is still known to be generally material additions. All we have to record is that our regarded with suspicion. In 1868 Mr. Webster took prediction was verified, and that as soon as he obtained a silk, but instead of his suffering any diminution of seat at St. Stephen's he was appointed Attorney-General. work for this step he was at once recognised, and reWe therefore reproduce the original biography ipsissima tained universally as the leading counsel in great railverba, merely remarking with respect to the portrait way and commercial cases, and all other matters where that since that period Sir Richard has aged very much an unwearying industry are required. At the present in appearance. He retained his youthful appearance time Mr. Webster is universally recognised as the leadfor a longer time than most men, but quite suddenly a ing common-law counsel of the day in all cases but change took place, and he now looks his years:-“Richard those before juries, where Mr. Charles Russell, Q.C., Everard Webster, Q.C., although he has only just reached and others are the favourites. Indeed, Mr. Webster his fortieth year, is known to be in possession of one has never achieved any particular success with a jury. of the largest, if not the largest, and most lucrative He is not remarkably eloquent nor persuasive, nor does practice of any counsel at the Bar. He is the son of a ho possess any peculiar mastery of the art of crosswell-known Queen's Counsel of the past generation, examination. His success is due to other qualities. and from an early age was destined for the profession The chief of these, as we have stated above, are a power in which he has proved

of lucid and concise ex80 successful. He was

position and great educated at the Charter

patience and industry, house, where he ob

There is yet another of tained fair distinction as

his qualities which we a classical scholar and

must mention—a remathematician, a n d

markable independence made a great and still

with judges and arbiremembered reputation

trators, and a power as an athlete. Upon

which he possesses of leaving school he pro

compelling them to hear ceeded to Trinity Col

him out. When struglege, Cambridge, where

gling to convince a he afterwards obtained a

hostile judge of his scholarship At the

view of the case Mr. University he rapidly

Webster is the very became recognised as

embodiment of resoluthe best long distance

tion and self-possession. runner known up to

Before concluding our that time. For three

sketch of him years he competed for

lawyer we may menhis university against

tion that he has earned Oxford, wipping more

considerable reputation than once the mile and

in patent cases, and is two mile races.

often to be seen in the during this portion of

Equity Courts. Like his career that he be

Sir Henry James and came acquainted with

some other of the preMr. Lawes, the sculptor,

sent leaders of the Comhimself an athlete,

mon Law Bar, he was, whom he represented so

before taking silk, first ably as counsel in the

Tubman and then Postrecent cause célèbre of.

man of the Court of Belt v. Lawes. Before

Exchequer. Mr. Webhe left college Mr.

ster still takes a keen Webster was elected Pre

interest in the athletic sident of the University

sports in which he was Athletic Club, but he managed to perform his duties in so successful in his younger days. He is rarely absent from this office without neglecting his academical work, and the Oxford and Cambridge sports, and invariably attends at the end of his University career he took a creditable the dinner which is held after that gathering.

On more degree as 35th Wranglerand Third-Classman in Classics. than one occasion he has taken the chair at that dinner After three years' hard work as a student, he was called and presented the prizes to the successful competitors. to the Bar by the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn In his post-prandial speeches, however, he finds it in the Easter Term of 1868. His father's late connec- difficult to throw off his forensic style ; but his bonhomie tion and some influential help from the railway interest and the evident interest he takes in the rivalries of the secured Mr. Webster a lucrative practice almost from youthful athletes make him very popular amongst them. the first. If the anecdotes related of him as the typi- Mr. Webster has already bid unsuccessfully for a seat cally successful junior be true, he must be credited in Parliament. In 1880 he contested Bewdley ; but at with earning three hundred guineas in his first and a the next election he will stand for the Isle of Wight thousand guineas in the second year of his practice. in which place he owns considerable property. He is Certain it is, at any rate, that during the short period a staunch Tory, and it is a foregone conclusion from the of ten years which elapsed between his call and his position he occupies at the Bar that when he obtains a taking silk he made an immense reputation as a sensible seat in the House it will not be long before he fills the lawyer and as a wonderfully concise and lucid expositor office of one of the legal advisers of a Conservative of a case. It is difficult in surveying his career to re

Government." collect any very celebrated case in which he has been engaged, with the exception of the recent and still, perhaps, unfinished Belt v. Lawes; but there is not a lawyer




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both sides, which come to more than double the amount of the compensation.

It is true that in contentious business the solicitor

who persistently gives bad advice is exposed to a cerIII.

tain amount of risk. Judges, and even counsel, occaTHE worst evil of the present system, however, is to sionally make rude remarks, which, if they come to the be found in the fact that a solicitor is better paid for

ears of the client, may lead to shaken confidence, or bad advice than for good. At every sittings of the

even to the death of the goose that lays the golden eggs. High Court there are actions to be found in the list

In non-contentious business the solicitor is exposed to which the judges declare should not have been brought

no such risk. The following cases are illustrative of to trial at all. These are either cases where one side is

this: so clearly in the right that the opposing counsel can hardly find anything to say, or where the points in

A millionaire testator leaves legacies of large amount dispute are so trifling as to be hardly discoverable.

to over a score of relatives. These legacies are of the Why, then, are these actions fought ? Simply because, description known as “ settled," i.e., the legatees are in many instances, this forms the only process by which

only to receive the income for their lives, and the a solicitor can recover what he considers to be an

capital is to descend on their death to their children. adequate remuneration for his services.

Let us

Under ordinary circumstances, these legacies would be

held by the executors of the will until the persons ultiimagine the case of a dispute between two merchants

mately entitled to receive them became entitled to as to the amount due upon a particular contract. Each side consults a solicitor, and the two professional men,

possession. The will, however, in this case contains a if they be both shrewd and honest, soon succeed in

clause of which the effect is briefly that the executors

can rid themselves of the trust of any of the legacies by effecting a compromise on just terms. Such a compromise can only be purchased by mutual concessions, paying them over to special trustees appointed ad hoc. and each party grumbles hugely at having to pay his

On the death of the testator, the executors seek the solicitor four or five guineas for having given up (as he

advice of the solicitor who drew the will.

He repreconsiders) a part of his “rights." But let the case be

sents to them the bother that they will incur by undertaken into court, and each solicitor will be able to

taking the trusts of so many legacies, and, acting under pocket £50 to £100 clear profit, not for the exercise of

his advice, they disclaim the trusts of the will. The

solicitor then sends a circular letter to each of the any tact or diplomacy, but for the performance of mere routine work which gives him hardly any personal legatees asking them to name the persons which each trouble.

would like appointed to act in the trusts of his or her A few instances taken from cases that have actually particular legacy. The legatees comply with this reoccurred will make this more clear.

quest, without imagining that they are thereby making A legacy of £200 less duty is left to a married

a handsome present to the ingenious author (or rather, woman. The solicitors to the executors advise their

editor) of the will ; but when the legacies are trans

ferred, each legatee receives a neat little bill of nearly clients that it must be paid to the trustees of the legatee's marriage settlement, by virtue of a clause in £20 for the "appointment of trustees of your legacy

under the will of deceased." that instrument bringing into settlement all sums of money, &c., "amounting to £200 or upwards" coming

The remaining case for which there is space is even to the wife at any one time after her marriage. The

worse. A young professional man fell into pecuniary

difficulties. lady's solicitor exhausts himself in the attempt to con

A wealthy relation instructed his own vince the executors that the payment of the duty

solicitor to look into his affairs, with the promise that reduces the legacy below the fatal £200. They say

he would settle the liabilities unless they were of enorthat they must abide by their solicitor's advice, and the

mous amount. Now, the course of the solicitor in these opinion of the court is taken. In six months the lady searching investigation into the debtor's affairs ; if they

circumstances was plain. He should first have made a receives her legacy, less £70 for costs, including those of the solicitors whose advice has been proved to be

disclosed liabilities to an unmanageable amount he

should have reported at once to his client, and should wrong.

have advised him to allow the debtor to extricate himAgain. A man of wealth and position is being

self in his own way. driven to a dinner at a friend's house. He finds that he is

If, on the other hand, it had late, and urges his coachman to greater speed. The

appeared to him that the situation was not desperate,

he should have devoted himself to buying up or concoachman, in his hurry, gets on the wrong side of the road and runs into a tradesman's cart. The diner-out goes

promising the debts on as cheap terms as possible, and to his solicitor the next morning, and is told that the best

might then have suggested means by which the conway of avoiding heavy damages is for him to bring an ac

siderable business of the debtor might be carried on to tion against the owner of the cart. He does so, and the

greater profit in future. In either case his costs could case goes merrily on to trial. When the case is in court, taking any such steps, he adopted the easier policy of

hardly have come to more than 50 guineas. Instead of the plaintiff's counsel, having the fear of the judge before doing as little as possible. He made none but the most his eyes, suggests a compromise. This is agreed to, and the plaintiff pays £40 for compensation, and £120 to

superficial examination into the books, and he enhis own solicitor instead of the 139. 40. to which that couraged the debtor in carrying on an expensive

business at a loss. Some of the most pressing creditors gentleman would have been entitled had he advised his client to pay the £40 at their first interview.

he paid in full ; to others he gave either by himself or

through the debtor promises which in some cases were Or, again. A clerk is slightly injured in a railway unfulfilled, and in others were only performed after collision. His solicitors (who have reasons for can

much irritating delay. He allowed heavy interest, execudour) go to the Railway Company's solicitor, state frankly the amount that the accident has cost their

tions, and distresses to accumulate on the head of the client, and also their ideas as to compensation. The

unlucky debtor, and then paid not only the debts of

those creditors who had refused to allow further time, solicitor admits “without prejudice" the justice of the

but also the costs of the proceedings taken by them claim, but advises the Company to make no immediate

to enforce payment. But, after two years of offer. At length the injured party, fearful that he may be prejudiced by further delay, issues a writ. Plead

struggles, the debtor drifted into bankruptcy, having

committed, in its most aggravated form, the bankruptcy ings on both sides are delivered, particulars of the

offence of trading after he knew himself to be insolvent, amount of damage done are ordered and given (they it was discovered that while he had received little or no being already in the knowledge of the Company), and

benefit from the large sums that had been expended the Company are interrogated and answer as to the state of their rolling-stock.

on his behalf, the solicitor had succeeded in amassThen, and not till then, when all things are ready for trial, the Company is advised

ing a bill of costs exceeding considerably in amount

the few hundreds for which the claims against to“ knuckle down," and does so, paying not only the compensation originally asked, but also costs on

the debtor two years before could have been, com:pounded.



LIST FOR EASTER' TERM, 1889. (continued).


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The Great Tower Street Tea Company

Limited v. Hedley Smith-Ro Registered Trade Mark, No. 44,027, of the Great Tower Street Tea Company Limited and

Patents &c. Act 1883 Lloyd r. Roberts K. Rev. J. B. Deane (deceased); Bridger v.

Deane-Deane 1. Bridger R: C. Blanton (deceased); Lawrance r.

Williams Quartermaine r. The London, Windsor, and

Greenwich Hotels Company Limited and others ; Ro the London, Windsor, and Greenwich Hotels Company Limited and

Companies Acts Edward 2. Hunter and others Rc F. Chifferiel (deceased); Chifferiel v.

Watson Gay and Co. t. Churchill and another

Ford r. Churchill and another Watson 7. Hutton Re a Contract for sale of real estate between

C. Fawcett and others (trustees) and

Robert Holmes and V. and P. Act 1874 Re the Portuguese Consolidated Copper

Mines Limited and Companies Acts

(Steele's case) Cannot r. Oppenheim Re Anne Rowe (deceased) : Jacobs r. Hindo He W. Medland (deceased); Eland r. Med.

land Il Cawley and Co. Limited and Company

Limited and Companies Act 1862; Ex

parte W. B. Hallett Anderson v. Morgan Weston r. The New Gaston Co. Limited Re W. D. Rees (deceased); Rees v. Rees White 1. The City of London Brewery Com.

pany Limited

Ra John Watkins (deceased); James r.

Cordey Scadding and another r. St. Panoras Burial

Board Re Catherine Greaves's Will Trusts and

Trustee Acts; Ex Parte Holland and others.

SPECIAL NOTICE.-Queen's Bench Final Appeals in COURT 1., and Chancery Appeals (General List) in Court II, will probably be taken on Wednesday, May 1, and afterwards on the usual days during Easter Sittings.

Queen's Bench Interlocutory Appeals in Court I, and Chancery Interlocutory Appeals in Court II., will be taken on the first day of the Sittings, viz., Tuesday, April 30, and afterwards on every Wednesday during the Sittings. Bankruptoy Appeals, as usual, on Fridays, in Court I.

Appeals from the Lancaster Palatine Court (if any), which have been passed over in the General List, will be taken in Court II, on Thursday, May 2, and Thursday, June 6.

Admiralty Appeals (with Assessors) will be taken in Court I., on days specially appointed by the Court.

APPEALS FOR HEARING. (Set doun to Thursday, April 18th, inclusire). From the Chancery Division, the Probate,

Divorce, and Admiralty Division (Probate and Divorce), and the County Palatine and Stannaries Courts.

For Judgment.

Bainbridge r. Smith.
For Ilearing, -General List.

1888. Re The Norwich Town Close Estate Charity

and Charitable Trusts' Acts 1853 to 1869. Re The Oriental Bank Corporation; Ex

parte Walsh, Hall and Co. Rc The Missouri Steam Ship Company

Limited and Companies Acts Ex parte A, N. Munroe

1889. Chamberlyn v. Allen and Sons-Chamberlyn

V. Allen and Sons-Chamberlyn v. Allen

and Sons Brown v. Burdett Combined Weighing and Advertising Ma

chine Company Limited v. Automatic

Weighing Machine Company Limited Automatic Weighing Company Limited v.

For Ilearing.

1888. The Scotch Whisky Distillers Limited v.

Elborough and Co. Edwards v. Salmon Nutton v. Wilson The Scotch Whisky Distillers Limited v.

Elborough and Co. Williams v. The Association for the Protec.

tion of Commercial Interests as respects

Wrecked and Damaged Property The Scotch Whisky Distillers Limited v.

Elborough and Co. The Scotch Whisky Distillers Limited v.

Elborough and Co. Sadler v. South Staffordshire and Birming.

ham District Steam Tramways Co. Ridge and another v. Midland Railway Co. Eden v. Ridsdale's Railway Lamp and Light.

ing Company Limited Broxholm v. Smith Brown v. Bedford Pantechnicon Company

The Salford and Irwell Rubber Company

Limited v. Slazenger and Sons
Jones and others v. Jones
R. D. King v. The London Improved Cab

Company Limited
Goolden v. The Conservators of the River

Themes W. B. Smith v. The Churchwardens, &c., of

Parish of Birmingham. Wade v. The South of England Marine In.

surance Association Limited Ship Westbourne ; Owners of Howick and

others v. Owners of Westbourne cargo and

freight Cobb v. The Neath and Brecon Railway

Company Goslings and Sharpe v. Blake, Surveyor of

Taxes Field and another v. Manlove and another Beck and others v. Pierce Spain v. Fergusson Crapp and others v. Local Board of Health The Mersey Docks and Harbour Board v.

The Co-operative Wholesale Society Lim. Arbib v. Raeburn and another Hogan v. Shaw Bryant, Powis, and Bryant v. Macdonald Allbutt v. The General Council of Medical

Education and another Smith v. Baker and Sons Ogden v. Vincent Potts and others (Trustees of East Bolton

Freehold Land Society) v. Leadbitter The Bristol Waterworks Company v. The

Mayor, &c., of Bristol The Guardians of the Poor of Dartford

Union, County of Kent, v. S. Trickett and

Sons Chapman, Morsons, and Co. v. Guardians of

Auckland Union acting as Auckland Union

Sanitary Authority, Durham Cornish v. The Accident Insurance Company

Limited Warder v. Richardson Clary v. Fuller Armour and others v. Marshall The Faure Electric Accumulator Company

v. Philippart Walker v. Wilsher Chandos.Pole v. Cook Butcher and another v. Davies and another The Halifax Commercial Banking Company

Limited v. Crowther and others Buller v. Hobart Swaby v. The Port Darwin Gold Mining

Company Limited The School Board for London and another

v. Satchwell and another Berk and Co. v. Henderson and Co. Thompson v. Thompson Turner v. The Guardians of the Poor of

Skipton Union The Mersey Docks and Harbour Board v.

The Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of

Borough of Birkenhead Riddick v. March Edwards y. Williams A. E. Cross, by next friend, v. Gray, Dawes,

Combined weighing and Advertising

Machine Company
Hancock v. Smith (London and Westminster
Bank garnishees, E. Shaw and Babara

Palmer, claimants)
ReC. E. Bullock's Trusts Re F.N.N. Beckett's

Appointment; Rev Wilson Beckett and

Wife, Appointees, Gardener v. Harris.
Re J. Grout (deceased) ; Gayford v. Grout
Re J. B. S. Greene (deceased); Coward v.

Faux. Day v. Foster and another; Liquida

tors of Sheffield, &c., Building Society
Florence y. Jacobs
Zuccani v. Nacupai Gold Mining Company

Re J. F. Stevens (deceased); Stevens v.

Nichol and others v. Eberhart Co. Limited

and others
Johnson v. Evans
Re Lord Haldon's Estate Act 1885 and trusts

of sum of £160,000; Ex parte Walker

and Lee
Price v. Manning ; Manning v. Price (claim

and counter-claim)
Price v. Brisco—Price v. Brisco
Re Eliza Salmon's will Trusts ; Priest v.
Uppleby.lliwell (deceased) ; Ingham v.

Stokell v Niven
Boothroyd v. Boothroyd
Bebro v. Burbidge_Burbidge v. Bebro
Bebro v. Burbidge
Re Sir F Chantrey (deceased); Leighton

v. Hughes
Glasier v. Rolls
Turton and Sons Limited v. Turton and

others Re a Contract for sale of alleged interest in freehold property situate at Norwood between F. H. Ebsworth and J. Tidy and V. and P. Act 1874

and Co.



1888. Re Blackburn and District Benefit Building

Society and Companies Acts, Building

Society Acts, and Lancaster Acts Frost Brothers v. Rooke Brothers Proctor v. Bayley and Son Re Contract for Sale between William Crop

per and W. H. Anthony and V. and P. Act

1874, and Lancaster Acts 1850, 1854 Re Contract between W. D. Mackenzie and

James Thompson, and V. and P. Act and

Lancaster Acts Re D. Bailie's Estate ; Ex parte Agnes Gil.

mour, residuary legatee Johnson v. Rawcliffe,

N.B.— The County Palatine Appeals, as the dates of setting down are reached in the General and Separate lists, are set aside and taken on the first Thursday in every sittings, and afterwards on the first Thursday in the following months during the sittings.

N.B.-During Easter Sittings Palatine
Appeals (if any reached) will be taken on
the following days, viz: Thursday May 2;
Thursday, June 6.

Separate Interlocutory List.




For Judgment. Vagliano Brothers v. Bank of England The Mogul Steamship Company Limited v.

McGregor, Gow, and Co. Limited Ship Apollo ; Little and others, owners of

Apollo v. The Port Talbot Company James v. Plummer and others.

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