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Abandonment of easements, 504
Abstract of title, bow to peruse, 504
Acknowledgments of statute-barred debts, 240
Acknowledgments of title to land, 78
Air, the right to, 433
Alimony pendente lite, 240
Alimony, permanent, 526
American neutrality and Cuba, 264
Anglo-French companies, the position of, 335
Appeals from County Courts under statutes

giving them a epeoial jurisdiction, 174
Assignments between hnsbands and wives, 151
Attornment clauses in mortgage deeds, 385
Bankruptcy of married women, 77
Bankrupt trustees, replacing, 408
Barristers' names, on, 127
Bemnddled legislation, 80
Bench, the, and the Bar, 383
BUI of sale, transfer of, 102
Briefs and the House of Commons, 455
Canada, constitutional law in, 482
Charging orders and attachment of debts as

against a trustee in bankruptcy, the effeot of,


City judges and the Hampstead constable, 287

Calcutta judgeships, 3

Codification—Code civil Fortugais, 573

Constitutional law in Canada, 482

Contracts, underwriting, 29

County Court rules, the new, 430, 458

County Court system, the, 505, 527

Covenant to pay rates and taxes, 409

Cross-examination, 239

Danger of voluntary conveyances, 481

Discretionary powers, 198

Discretion of County Court judges to grant summonses out of their district, 360

Divorce Court jurisdiction and praotioe, 549

Easements, abandonment of, 504

"Edinburgh Review," the, and the Queen's Bench Division, 264

Estate duty on released life interests, 407

"Et cetera," 126

Extension of patents to assignees, 216


Expensive procedure, 574

Fixtures, the right to, 215

Foreign policy and Parliamentary oontrol, 455

Forrest Fulton, Sir, and the Hampstead constable,

239, 262,287
Free pardon, a, 435
Growth of the " Hedge " lawyer, 265
Hotchpot, 503

House of Commons, the, and the Bench, 311

How to peruse an abstract of title, 504

How to reform the Inns of Court, 150

Husband's liability for wife's debts, 574

Implication of interests, 432

Infringement of copyright by reviews, 264

Inns of Court, the, how to reform, 150

Interest in lieu of notice, 335

International arbitration, 312

Irrevocable voluntary settlements. 288

Jubilee of the County Courts, 455, 480

Judge-made monopolies, 4

Jndioial trustee rules, 548

Kleptomania, 28

Leases by tenants for life, 288

Legacy, vesting of a, 77

Legal radical, the, 173

Lender or partner ? 335

Liability for breaches of trust, 526

Liability of solicitors for lost trust funds, 173

Licensees, the position of, 359

Married women's reversionary interests, 550

Medicine and the Law, 101

Mortgages of uncalled capital, 126

Mortgages: payment off, 313

New County Court Rules, 430, 458

Notes on the liability of railway companies in

relation to passengers' luggage and such articles

as bicycles, 79 On barristers' names, 127 "One-man companies," 53 Pacific blockade, 478 Payment into Court, 384

Payment into Court "without prejudice," 312

Permanent alimony, 526

Poisoning by medical prescription, 28
Position of Anglo-French companies, 335
Position of lioensees, 359
Powers of distress, 151

Preferential payments in Bankruptcy Bill, 432
Prerogative of pardon, 311

Public Health Acts Amendment Act 1890, s. 19, 217

Reference to character of goods, 76

Registration of title to land, 174

Replacing bankrupt trustees, 408

Restraint on alienation, 54

Revocation of agent's authority, 55

Ridleyism: or the new judge, 572

Right to air, 433

Right to fixtures, 215

Ring, the, and the bookmaker, 457

Sale of a solicitor's practice, 384

Sale of Goods Act 1893, s. IS, r. 4, 289

Sequestration, 458

Servants of the Crown, 287

Solicitors and witnesses' expenses, 216

Solicitor's costs—a warning, 526

Some recent points on solicitors' costs, 150

Stamps on agreements, 240

Statute - barred debts, acknowledgments of, 240

Testamentary gifts to executors, 174
"The wearing of the"—gown, 125
Title to land, acknowledgments of, 78
Title to land, registration of, 174
Transfer of bill of sale, 102
Treasury, the, and Scottish prosecutions, 125
Trustees for the purposes of the Settled Land
Acts, 4

Twenty years hence; or, the legal Rip van

Winkle, 359 Underwriting contracts, 29 Vesting of a legacy, 77 Voluntary conveyances, a danger of, 481 Warrants of execution issued by County Courts,.


What a block on the Bench means, 53, 76
Wills of foreigners, 198

Forensic amenities, 244
Government by lawyers, 341
Historic collision?- between Bench and Bar,

Irish Bench and Bar, anecdotes of the, 319
Irish judge, an illustrious, 340
Irish judicial humourist, an, 38
Lawyers and their critics, 204
Persian conveyance, a, 110
Shakespeare at the Middle Temple, 365
Sir Thomas More, 184
Stories from the Law Reports :—

The story of the beautiful girl who was hated by her father, 13

The story of two thieves, 9


The story of the coach whioh did not upset, 64

The story of the lucky chimney-sweeper's boy, 86

The story of the scandalous words whioh nearly

prevented a marriage, 109 The story of the loyal soldier who tried to shoot

his king, 133 The story of the young lady who was tricked

into a marriage, 159 The story of the blazing squib, 204 The story of the woman whose dying words

helped to hang her husband, 271 The story of the bargain which was made in a

hurricane at sea, 295

The story of the house which was pulled down

while the people were in it, 365 The story of the seoret wedding of a royal

prince at Rome, 390 The Btory of the four women who were led to

the altar by one man, 410 The story of a ride for life and death, 488 The story of one of the world's greatest

teachers, whom a learned Lord Chancellor

considered unfit to teach his own children,


The story of the Nottingham election in the

year 1802, 533 The story of the murderer who confessed his

crime to the chaplain of the gaol, 580

American holding property in England, 117, 142
Bills of Exchange Aot, 165
Building society—Income tax, 210
Charitable uses, 446
Colonial partnership, 91

Combined receipt and cheque, 70, 91,117, 142
Company—Foreign shareholder, 70
Company—Transfer of shares—Bankruptcy, 254,

Covenant, 519, 540

Divorce—Name of woman, 21

Fire policy—Indorsements, 117


Fishery, 254

Forgery or obtaining money by false pretences, 210

Intestate and next of kin, 424, 410

Landlord and tenant, 44

Law of Distress Amendment Act, 519

Legacies, 519

Licensing law, 280

Marriage of divorced woman before deeree

absolute, 44, 70 Marriage settlement—Policy of assurance—

Trustees, 60, 91

Married women mortgagees of freeholds, 328,

424, 446, 472
Mortgage register, 44
Practice—County Court, 91
Roman law and constitutional history, 210
Sporting rates, 21
Stamp, 351, 401

Succession duty—Who pays, 44, 70
Tasmania, 328

Title deeds, right to custody of, 401
Uncrossed cheques—Not negotiable, 21
Undischarged bankrupt, 328


Administration—Colonial assets—Colonial duties

—Pecni'iary and residuary legatees—Costs of

Realisation (Be Maurice; Brown e. Maurice).


Creditor—Liberty to sign final judgment—

Judgment creditor—Priority (Re Gurney; Clif-
ford r. Gurney), 62

Insolvent estate — Speciality and simple

contract debt—Simple contract crown debt—

Priority—Executor's retainer—Hinde Palmer'B

Act 1869 (Re Bentinck ; Bentinck v. Bentinck),


Intestacy—Next of kin abroad—Business in

England Difficulty in communicating with
next of kin—Probate Act 1859, s. 73—" Special
circumstances "—Grant ad interim to stranger
(In the goods of Francisco Suarez (deceased),

Administrator and receiver pendente We—Pro-
bate Act 1857 — Suit in chancery against
administrator—Creditor of testator's estate—
Motion by administrator to restrain chancery
proceedings—Judicature Act 1873 (In the goods
of James Toleman, deceased), 510

Administrators—Injury committed by deceased

—Continuing injury (Jenks v. ViscountClifden),


Admiralty—Collision—Arrest and sale of ship
abroad -Proceeds—Limitation action in Eng-
land—Right to prove—Life claimants—Interest
{The Crnithie and Elbe), 580

Practice — Collision — Guarantee abroad —

Arrest in England (The Mannheim), 86

Arbitration—Submission—Contract of service—
Wrongful dismissal—Stay of action—Arbitra-
tion Act 1889 (Renshaw v. The Queen Anne
Residential Mansions and Hotel Company),

Assignment of debt—Absolute assignment in
writing—Bight of assignee to sue—Assignment
to agent to ootlect (Weisener v. Rackow), 577

Author and publisher—Publishing agreement—

Assignability — Company — Receiver — Unsold

copies of books—Injunction (Griffith i>. The

Tower Publishing Company), 11

Banker—Crossed cheque—Forged indorsement—

Collection for customer—Customer's account

overdrawn—Protection to banker—Bills of

Exchange Act 1882 (Clarke v. London and

County Bank), 510

Crossed cheque — Forged indorsement —

Foreign bank with bran oh in England —

Liability to true owner—Bills of Exohange Act

1882 (Lacave and Co. v. The Credit Lyonnais),


Bankruptcy—Banker and customer—Declaration

that customer's account belonged to debtor-

Payment of cheques after receiving order

before declaration—Res judicata (Re Monoagne;

Ex parte Ward v. The London and South-

western Bank), 487

Bankruptcy notioe—Service—Partnership

firm—Service on receiver and manager ap-

pointed by court (Re Flowers and Co.; Ex parte

Ware and Co.), 10 Bankrupt in receipt of half-pay or pension-

Order of Court for payment to trustee (Re

Ward; Er parte Ward), 292

Beneficed clergyman — Sequestration of

income of benefice—Discharge of bankrupt—

Continuance of sequestration (Lawrence v.

Adams), 11

Composition with creditors — Default —

Determination of deed—Right of creditors to
prove in the subsequent bankruptcy of the
debtor—Statute of limitations (Re Stook;
Ex parte Amos), 133

Contract to let out goods to hire and to keep

in repair for a fixed period—Mortgage of future
payments under the contract—Bankruptcy of
Mortgagor—Validity of mortgage as against
trustee in bankruptcy—Bankruptcy Act, 1883
(WUmot t\ Alton and others), 84

Forfeiture—Domicil (Re Hayward; Hay-

ward r. Hayward), 531

Fraudulent preference — Accommodation

acceptance—Payment by drawer to relieve

acceptor—Acceptor a "creditor" (Re Paine;

Ex parte Read and Barnard), 12

Petition — Reoeiving order — No assets —

Debtor an undischarged bankrupt—Discretion

of Court (Re Betts; Ex parte Betts), 59

Practice—Receiving order granted on appeal

Date of (Re Raatz; Ex parte Carlhian), 532

Protected transaction—Judgment creditor

—Charging order on debtor's interest in a

partnership property—Election by other

partners to redeem — Order for the other

partners to pay into Court the amount of the

charging order—Aot of bankruptcy prior to

oharging order—Title of trustee in bankruptcy

to the funds in Court—Partnership Act, 1890

(Wild v. Southwood), 63

Bankruptcy—Refusal to make reoeiving order—

Costs likelv to absorb the assets—Bankruptcy

Aot. 1883 (Re Jubb: Ex parte Barman), 532

Revooable mandate—Fraudulent preference

—Conveyance of real estate and deposit of

shares to repair breaches of trust—Bankruptcy

Aot, 1883 (the trustees of New. Prance, and

Gerrard i>. Hunting and others), 439

Sale to partner of a member of the com-

mit'ee of inspection (Re Gallard; Ex parte

Gallard r. Stretton), 532

Settlement of damages awarded in Divorce

Court—Settlement approved by the Court-

Interest to settlor determinable on bankruptcy

—Intention to defeat creditors—Matrimonial

Causes Act, 1857 (E.c parte Stephenson;

Brown v. Stephenson), 533

Solicitor's lien on property reoovered —

Charging order—Jurisdiction of bankruptcy

judge to make—Of registrar—Solicitors Act

1860 (Wood; Ex parte Fanshaw, 63

Voluntary settlement—Extent of avoidance

—Bankruptcy Act 1883 (Re Sims; Ex parte

Sheffield and Prince), 133

Betting—Payment of bets in public-house—Bets

made elsewhere—" Using house for purpose of

betting with persons resorting thereto"—

Betting Aot 1853 (Bradford v. Dawson and
Parkes), 182

Bill of sale—Chattels specifically desoribed —
Exceptions—Plant brought on premises in
substitution for plant specifically described—
Meaning of "plant"—Horses—Bills of Sale
Act 1882 (Re Squire and Creasy), 339 Mining lease—Distress extending to chat-
tels on premises other than those demised
by lease (Re The Roundwood Colliery Com-
pany; Lee v. The Roundwood Colliery Com-
pany), 108, 316 Statutory form—Attesting witness—Omis-
sion to state description—Bills of Sale Act
1878—Bills of Sale Act 1878 Amendment Act
1882 (Sims v. Trollops and Sons), 84 Validity—Registration—Defeasance—Mort-
gage contemporaneous with bill of sale—Bills
of Sale Act 1878 (Ellis i>. Wright and others),

Brawling — Vicar of parish—Riotous, violent,
and indecent behaviour in parish ohurchyard—
Claim of right (Valleney v. Fletober), 269
Building contract—Power to building owner to
order extra works—Clause as to penalties for
delay in completion of works — Waiver of
penalties by ordering extras (Dodd v. Chur-
ton), 484

Burial Acts—New burial ground—Addition to

old burial ground—Consecration of part (Reg.

v. BaBingstoke Burial Board), 12

Charity Commission — Scheme made under
Endowed Snhools Acts—Scheme for Christ's
Hospital — Reoommendation of woman as
almoner—Mandamus (Reg. v. The Charity Com-
missioners), 269
Charity — Impure pereonalty — Mortmain and
Charitable Uses Aot 1891—Birmingham Cor-
poration Stock—Metropolitan Board of Works
Consolidated Stock (Re Crossley; Birrell v.
Greenhow), 578

Cheque—Legal tender—Solicitor—Agent (Blum-

berg v. The Life Interest and Reversionary

Securities Company), 154 Negotiable instrument—Fictitious or Non-

existing person—Bona fide holder (Clutton and

Co. v. Attenborough), 153

Colonial Court — English company — Dividond

duty on Preference stock—Incidence of duty

on different classes of stockholders (Spiller r.

Turner), 551

Commons—Highway authority—Right to take

gravel from common—Jurisdiction of justices

to refuse order—Commons Act 1876 (The Con-

servators of Haj Common, apps., v. The

Bromley Rural District Council, reaps.), 182

Company—Application by shareholders to the

Board of Trade—Examination of affairs of

company—Inspector appointed by Board of

Trade—Prohibition—The Companies Aot 1862

(25 & 20 Vict. c. 89), ss. 50 (Re The Grosvenor

and West End Railway Terminus Hotel Com-

pany Limited), 484

Articles of association—Alteration of articles

—Reduction of capital—Alteration of voting
power (Re James Colmer Limited), 438

Companies Clauses Act 1803—Inspection of

rogister of company — Debenture-holder —

Taking copies of addresses of persons on

register (Nelson V. The Anglo-American Land,

Mortgage, and Agency Company Limited), 132

Company—Contributory Certificate that shares

are fully paid-up—Estoppel (Bloomenthal r.

Ford), 386

Debenture—Floating security—Protection

of security—Receiver—Manager (Re Victoria

Steamboats Limited; Smith P. Wilkinson), 62

■ Debenture-holder's action—Uncalled capital

—Certificate—Shareholder—Liability in action

—Practice (Madeley v. Rosj, Sleeman and Co.

Limited), 364

Debentures—Floating security—Mortgage

of assets (Government Stook Investment Com-

pany ». Manila Railway Company and others),


Directors—Misfeasance or breach of trust

—No damage to shareholders c*used thereby—

Companies (Winding-up) Act 1890 (Re The New

Travellers' Chambers Limited), 316

General meeting—Declaration of dividend

—Power to declare at extraordinary meeting

(Nicholson v. Rhodesia Trading Company

Limited), 339 ■ General meeting of members—Special reso-

lution — Voting —Show of hands — Proxies —

Mode of counting votes (Ernest v. The Loma

Gold Mines Limited—No. 2), 11, 35

Liquidation—Debentures—Charge on all

the company's property present and future—
Calls got in during liquidation (Re Streatham
and General Estates Company Limited), 85

Liquidation—Proceedings in foreign court

—Judgment in rem—Companies Act 1862 (The

Minna Craig Steamship Company Limited, and

James Laing r. Chartered Mercantile Bank of

India), 37

Liquidation—Property situate abroad—Pro-

ceedings in foreign oourt—Judgment in rem

Sale of ship by order of foreign court—Right to

retain proceeds against liquidator (The Minna

Craig Steamship Company r. Tho Chartered

Mercantile Bank of India, London, and China),


Memorandum of association—Articles of

association—No provision for priority of shares

—Alteration of artioles—Issue of preference

shares—Validity—The Companies Aot 1802

(Andrews v. Gas Meter Company), 338

Private company — One-man company —

Winding-up—Indemnity (Saloman v. Saloman

and Co. Limited), 59 Shareholder—Misrepresentation— Rectifica-

tion—Payment—Adoption of contract—Delay

(Re The Dunlop-Trnffault Cycle and Tube

Manufacturing Company Limited; Sherman's

case), 62

Shares — Underwriting letter — Contract—

Offer and acceptance—No communication of

acoeptanoe—Estoppel (Re The Consort Deep

Level Gold Mines Limited ; Ex parte Stark), 438

Underwriting letter—Application for shares

on behalf of underwriter—Condition precedent

—Invalid allotment of shares—Rectification of

register—Companies Act 1862 (Re The Bul-

fontein Sun Diamond Mine Limited; Ex parte

Cox Hughes), 268

Voluntary liquidation — Contribntories —

Transfers of shares with sanction of liquidator

—Change of status—Liability of transferees—

Companies Act 1862 (Re The National Bank of

Wales Limited; Ex parte Taylor, Phillips, and

Rickhards), 310

Company (Winding-up)—Adjustment of rights of

oontributaries inter se—Shares issued at a dis-

count (Welson v. Saffery), 552

Advertisement of petition — Omission in

practice—Companies winding-up rules (April)

1892 (Re Hille Indiarnbber Company Limited),


Creditor's petition—Opposition by majority

of other creditors—No available assets—Discre-

tion of the Conrt (Re The International Com-

mercial Company Limited), 208

Creditor's petition—Right of creditor to a

winding-up order JS.r debilo justitia—Private

company—Debentures covering all assets—

Companies (Winding-up) Act 1890 (Ke The

London Health Electrical Institute Limitod),

132, 363

Issue of paid-up shares—Registered contract


—Alternative relief—Practice (Re E. J. Wragg

Limited), 10S, 435

Just and equitable cause for winding-up—

Substratum of business gone — Fraudulent
purpose—Companies Aot 1802 (Re Thomas
Edward Brinsmead and Sons Limited), 132, 337

Company (Winding-up) — Misfeasance of officers

— Auditors — Chartered accountants casually

employed by directors—Appointment of audi-

tors of compiny under articles of association

— Companies (Winding-up I Aot 1890 (Re The

Western Counties Steam Bakeries and Milling

Company Limited), 317, 402

Practioe—Costs—Party appearing on peti-

tion (Re Brighton Marine Palace and Pier

Company Limited), 339

■ Register of mortgnges and charges—Bight

of oreditor to inspection—Companies Act 1862

(25 & 26 Vict. c. 89) (Somerset v. Land Securi-

ties Company Limited), 436

Substratum of brines* gone—Special object

stated in memorandum of association—General
objects ancillary thereto—Failure of special
object—Companies Act 1862 (Re The Coolgardie
Consolidated Gold Mines Limited), 508

Consent order—Mistake—Order set aside after
construction by oourt—Evidenoe of cjunsel
(Wilding v. Sinderson). 531

Contempt of court—Breach of injunction —
Committal—Person not party to action for
injunction—Aiding and abetting—Agents and
servants—Persons liable (Seaward v. Pateraon),

Contract—Agreement for lease—Esorow—Parol
evidence (Pattle r. Hornibrook), 133

Personal service—Agreement by defendant

to act exclusively for plaintiffs—Absence of
negative covenant—Breach—Injunction (The
Mutual Reserve Fund Life Association p. The
New Tork Lit* Insurance Company), 60

Statute of Frauds—Memorandum in writing

—Name of plaintiff — Letter and envelope
(Pearce v. Gordon), 552

Copyholds—Heriot—Heriot custom—Bight to

heriot off the manor (Western v. Bailey and

another), 36

Copyright—" Book "—Mnsioal composition first

printed and published in a foreign country-

Importation of copies into the British dominions

—Copyright Aot 1842—International Copyright

Aot 1844 (Pitts v. George and Co.), 36

Picture—Licence to reproduce on wood—

Assignment of copyright (Smith r. New Pub-

lishing Company Limited), 509

Registration proprietor — Copyright Act

1812—Fine Arts Copyright Aot 1882 (Petty and
Sons Limited v. Taylor and Co.), 103

Costs—Appeal from County Court—Security for
oosts of appeal (Ex parte Pritohett v. Poole), 555

Taxation — Agency chargeB — Country

solicitor and London agent—Country solicitor
and client—Separate bills of costs in the same
matter—Disbursements—Cash account—Com-
plete bill—Particulars of agency charges—
Solicitors Act 1843 (Re Pomeroy v. Tanner), 268,

County Court—Execution—Claim to goods seized
—Sale—Title of p irohaser—County Court Aot
1888 (Goodlook v. CousinB), 156

Execution—-Goods claimed—No deposit or

security—Goods sold—Title of purohaser—
County Courts Act 1888 (Goodlook v. Cousins),

County Courts admiralty jurisdiction—Practice-
Action in rem —Mode of trial—Right to jury
(The Theodora), 580

Criminal law—Embezzlement—Assistant over-

seer servant of the inhabitants of parish (Reg.

v. Smalman), 38

False pretences—Evidence—Belief of person

defrauded—Person convicted of larceny on

facts on which already convioted of obtaining
goods by false pretences (Reg. v. John King), 33

Defamation—Libel—Privileged occasion—Excess

of privilege—Malice (Nevill t>. The Fine ArtB

and General Insurance Company), 131

Divorce—Husband and wife—Divorce action—

Notice by petitioner's solicitor of having set

down canse as ready for trial—Informal notice

—New trial on ground of surprise—Costs pay-

able by respondent's solicitor personally —

Divorce and Matrimonial Causes Rules 1865

(Fluister v. Fluister and Hutton), 154

Husband's petition for divorce—No legal

evidence against alleged adulterer—Dispensing
with co-respondent — Divorce Act 1857
(Sannders v. Saunders), 529

« Permanent maintenance and allowance for

child—Agreement in former suit set up in Bar
—Inquiry to prooeed as to means—Matrimonial
Causes Act 1857—Matrimonial Causes Act 1866
(Bishop v. Bishop), 390, 577

■ Permanent maintenance—Full inquiry as

to alimony pending suit—Respondent in rooeipt
of a voluntary allowance — Allotment of
maintenance thereout—Report of registrar
confirmed (Bonsor v. Bonsor), 390

Suit — Costs— Co respondent (Newby v.

Newby and White), 439 Undefended nullity suit—Pre-marital in-
continence—Incestuous intercourse and preg-
nancy consequent thereon—Fraudulent conceal-

ment from petitioner until after marriage-
Summons by petitioner for directions as to
notice to Queen's Proctor—Notice to bj given
to Queen's Proctor before setting down (M. v.
M.. otherwise A.), 391
Easement — Light — Obstruction — Express or
implied grant — Building land — Intervening
strip of land — Conveyancing and Law of
Property Aot 1881 (Broomfield v. Williams), 462

Right of way—Covenant and grant to

persons holding land under lease—Construc-
tion—Conveyance of fee to lessee (Rymer v.
Mcllroy), 412
Ecclesiastical law—Title t> pews in church—
Claim by prescription—Aot of repairs—Claim
as lay reotor to seat in chancel (Re an applica-
tion for a writ of prohibition in certain pro-
ceeding) in the Consistory Court of Ely), 203
Equitable mortgage—Priorities—Declaration of
trust of legal estate—Power to appoint new
trustees — Vesting declaration — Subsequent
legal mortgage—Notice (London and County
Banking Company Limited v. Goddard), 389
Estate duty—Property passing on death—Pass-
ing of life interest—Exemptions—Property
settled by " disposition " on which probate du y
has been paid—Combined effoot of settlement
ar/d will (Attorney-General r. Do ldinpt.ui579
Evidence—Deed more than thirty years old—
Appointment—Execution by attorney—Pre-
sumption (Re Airey; Airey v. Stapleton), 181
Executor—Intermeddling with estate before
probate — Renunciation — Wilful default —
Delay—Loss of interest (lie Stevens; Cooke v.
Stevens), 2U3 Misappropriation — Bankruptcy — Injunc-
tion—Receiver (Bowen v. Phillips), 243
Faotories — Dangerous machinery — Fencing—
Factories Act 1878 and Faotories Aot 1891
(Hindles, resp., t>. Birtwistle, app.),182

Workshop open on Sunday—Persons of

Jewish religion—" Open for traffio "—Factory
and Workshop Act 1378 (Goldstein, app., v.
Vaughan, resp.), 486

Fishery—Licensees of fishery—Right to sue —

Injury to spawning beds — Damages (Fitz-

gerald v. Firbank), 155

Fixtures — Mansion-house —Tenant for life in
possession — Natural History Museum —
Stuffed birds and animals—Cases fixed to the
wall (Viscount Hill v. Bullock), 551
Foreign executors—Transfer of shares without
probate in England — Right to deal with
executors before probate—"Taking possession
of " estate—Penalty (Attorney-General v. The
New York Breweries Company Limited), 579

Friendly society—Administration—Prefe rential

payment—Officer of friendly sooiety having

in his possession " by virtue of his offioe " the

society's moneys — Secretary — Unauthorised

reoeipt of money by—Friendly Societies Aot

1875 (Re Aberdein; Bagshaw r. Aberdein;

Hagon v. Aberdein), 179

Dispute between member and society—

Expu'tion of member—Jurisdiction of High

Court—Friendly Societies Act 1875 (38 & 39

Vict. o. 60), s. 22—Friendly Societies Act 1895

(Paliser v. Dale), 243

Fund in oourt—Fraudulent petition—Order for

payment out—Payment to wrong person—

Improper use of solicitor's name—Officer of

the court—Partnership—Liability to replace

fund—Chancery (Funds) Act 1872 (Marsh v.

Joseph), 179

Gaming—Boxing match—Deposit with stake-
holder—Money lont for the deposit—Gaming
Aot 1845-Gaming Act 1892 (Carney v.
Plimmer), 529

House, office, or other plaoe used for betting

—Meaning of " place " (Havvke v. Dunn), 487

Hackney carriage—railway station—Refusal by
cab driver to drive into — ■■ Place" within
limits of Act ( Ex parte Kippins), 03

Highway — Extraordinary traffic — Person by

whose order same was conducted—Owner of

quarry—Liability—Highways and Locomotives

Act 1878 (Colchester Weymss and Co. Limited,

app., v. Gloucestershire County Council, resp.),


Extraordinary traffic—"Person by whose

order" traffic is conducted—Highways and
Locomotives (Amendment) Act 1878 (Lord
Gerard v. The Kent County Council), 180

HuBband and wife—Intermittent cohabitation-

Summary jurisdiction (Married Women) Act

1895—Desertion and wilful neglect (liradshaw

v. Bradshaw), 109

Judicial separation—Petition for permanent

alimony and allowance for children—Prior

separation deed—Bar—Inquiry as to means to

prooeed—Leave to appeal—CoBts (Judkins

v. Judkins), 440, 577

Summary jurisdiction—Summons for separa-

tion—Costs—Jurisdiction of County Court—

Summary Jurisdiction (Married Women^ Act

1895, ss. 4, 5 (Cale v. James), 318

Income tax—Yearly interest—Profits and gains—

Interest received by building society on mort-

gages (Leed's Permanent Benefit Building

Society v. Mallandaine), 578

Infant—Guardian ad titan—Bankrupt—Removal
—Costs (Re Thomeon; Thomson r. Thomson),

Injunction—Breach of—Aiding and abetting—

Agents and servants—Contempt—Committal

—Persons liable (Seaward v. Paterson), 339

Innkeeper — Liabilities — Obligation to permit

guest to remain—Guest ceasing to bear that

obaracter (Lamond v. Richard), 291. 337

Insolvent estate—Interest—Application of Bank-

ruptcy Rules (Re Henley; Alcook v. Heuley),


Insurance—Fire insurance—Subrogation—Right
of insurer to benefit of contracts of assured
(West of England Fire Insurance Company t>.
Isaacs), 106

Marine — Construction of policy — "Final

port"—Meaning of (Crocker and others v.
Sturge and others), 133

Marine—Policy on freight—Exception of

claims "consequent on loss of time —Delay

by perils of sea (Bensaude and others p. The

Thames and Mersey Marine Insuranoe Com-

pany). 60

Policy against burglary — Execution by

insurers—Nonpayment of premium—Loss by

assured (Roberts ti. The Security Company

Limited), 106

• Ship disabled at port on voyage—Necessary

repairs—Damage resulting to oargo—General

average (MoCall and Co. Limited v. Honlder

and Co.), 510

Ship—Master legal owner—Alleged casting

away by mister —Rights of master's mortgagee
—Barratry (Small and others v. United King-
dom Marine Mutual Insuranoe Company),

Justices—First offenoe—Mitigation of penalty—

Summary Jurisdiction Act 1879—Cotton Cloth

Factories Act 1889 (Osborn v. Wood Brothers),


Jurisdiction—Search warrant—Sufficiency

of information (Jones v. German), 317

Landlord and tenant—Covenant by lessor to pay

water rate—Water for trade purposes (Floyd

v. J. Lyons and Co. Limited), 181

Covenant by lessor to pay water rate —

Water supplied for domestic use and also for

trad - purposes—Waterworks Clauses Act 1847

—The New River Company's Aot 1852 (Floyd

r. J. Lyons and Co. Limited), 462

Covenant by tenant to pay all taxes, rates,

duties, &c—Cost of new drainage—Public

ll.iH.lth (London) Aot 1891 (Brett v. Rogers),


Lease of hotel—Covenant not to purchase

wines, &o., except from lessor—Proviso for

reduction cf rent—Covenant running with

land—Severance of ownership of wine and spirit

merchant's business and ownership of reversion

(White v. The Southend Hotel Company

Limited), 508

Lessor and lessee—Lioonce to assign—Fine or
sum of money in the nature of a fine—Con-
veyancing and Law of Property Aot 1892 (Re
Cosh's Contract), 00

Letters patent—Infringing goods manufactured

abroad, and sent through forwarding agent to

oustomer in England—Injunotion against

foreign manufacturer—Jurisdiction (Badische

Anilin und Soda Fabrik P. Henry Johnson and

Co. and the Basle Chemical Works, Bond-

Bohedler) 293

Licensed house — Lease — Covenant that no

business should be carried on other than that

covered by the licence, with power of re-entry

—No implied covenant not to surrender licence

—Injunction (E. Laoon and Co. Limited p.

Laceby), 554

Licensing—Claim to sell liquor without licence—

Licensing Act 1872 (Killin p, Swatton), 150

Drunk on licensed premises during closing

hours—Licensing Act 1872 (Reg. v. Pelby and

another (justioes), 555

Failure to admit constable—Violation of

provisions of Licensing Acts—Evidence of
violation — Reasonable grounds (Duncan p.
Dowding), 532

Intoxicating liquors—Sale to bond fide

traveller—To be consumed off the premises
(Mountifield v. Ward), 269
Limitations, Statute of—Inspectorship deed-
Trusts as to partnership assets and separate
assets of partners—Trubtas to separate assets,
whether express or constructive (Trevor v.
Hutchins), 462
Limited company — Debentures — Floating
security — Action for foreclosure or sale—
Absence of one of the debenture-holders.—
Order for sale (Re The Continental Oxygen
Company Limited; Elias v. The Continental
Oxygen Company Limited), 389

Local government—County Counoil -Bye-law—
Use of profane or obsoene language in person's
o*n honse—Annoyance of public—Validity
(Mantle, app., v. Jordan, reap.), 156

Drainage — Local authority — Breach of

lUtutory dnty—Damage—Burnt of action—

Publio Health Act 1875 (Robinson v. The Mayor,

Ac. of Workington), 243

Drain or sewer—Drain draining block of

houses belonging to same owner—Expenses of

repairing—Hastings Improvement Aot 1885,

». 148 (Reg. v The Mayor of Hastings), 63

Local authority—Removal of obstruction

to highways—Member of Board—Interest of

member in Bnbjeot-matter of proceedings—

Statement of claim—Striking out paragraphs

as irrelevant (Murray v. The Epsom Local

Board), 155

Sewers—Duty of local authority to provide

—Remedy for default — Complaint to Local

Government Board—Mandamus—The Public

Health Act 1875 (Peebles v. Oswaldtwistle

Urban District Council), 485

Street—Urban authority—Public Health

Aot 1875 (The Salt Union Limited v. Harvey),


Water supply—Transfer of part of one

district to another—Construction of water-

I works—Notice—Local Government Act 1888

—Publio Health Aot 1875 'Corporation of

Haddersfield r. Ravensthorpe Urban District

Council), 413

London Building Act 1894—Person in possession

of land under building agreement—Party wall

—Adjoining owner—Notioes (List v. Tharp),


London County Council—Dangerous structure—

Ministerial duties — Delegation — London

Building Act 1894 (London County Council v.

Hobbis), 157

Lunacy—Person detained in asylum—Certificates

by two medical practitioners—Jurisdiction of

Commissioners as to order of discharge—

Lunacy Act 1890 (Reg. v. The Commissioners

in Lunacy), 487

Person in Bavaria of unsound miud so found

by Court of competent Jurisdiction—Fund in

Court standing in name of lunatic—Transfer

to deposit commission of Bavarian Court—

Special circumstance—Payment out of Court

of corpus—Jurisdiction of English Court (Re

De Linden; or Re Spurrier De Hayn v. Gar-

land), 439

Mandamus — Action for mandamus — Local

authority—Refusal to approve plans (Smith v.

The Chorley District Council), 553

Public duties—Right or duty to enforce—

Interest—Vaccination Acts 1867 and 1874 (Reg.

v. Guardians of Lewisham Union), 270

Marriage settlement—Covenant to settle wife's

after-acqoired property—Investments repre-

senting accumulations of income (Finlay v.

Darling), 531

Settlement — Funds settled on death of

husband or wife (in default of joint appoint-

ment, which happened) as survivor should

appoint among the children of the marriage—

Successive appointments — Assignments and

incumbrances of appointed shares—Interest—

Cobts (Re Hills Settlement Trusts; Hill v.

Equitable Reversionary Interest Society

Limited), 155

.Married voman—Bequest to separate use abso-
lutely —Fund directed " to be paid "—Restraint
on anticipation {Re Fearon: Hotchkiu v.
Mayor), 181

Marriage settlement prior to Married

Women's Property Act—Will of father made
subsequent thereto—Contingent interest under
will—Addition of separate use by the Aot—
Married Women's Property Act 1882 (Re
Williams ; Williams V. Grant), 439

Settled funds—Separate estate—Restraint

on anticipation—Removal by court—Scheme
for discharging debts and liabilities—Con-
veyancing and Law of Property Act 1881 (Re
Stewart; Keown-Boyd v. Gilmour), 84
Master and servant—Injuries to workman—
Temporary absence of guard to circular saw—
Defect in condition of machinery—Employers'
Liability Act 1880 (Tate v. Latham and Co.), 412
Master and workman—Employers' Liability Act

1880 '.Tate v. Latham), 318
Major's Court—Prohibition—Cause of aotion—
Formation of company (Bowler v. The Bar-
barton Development Syndicate Limited), 154

Meeting of an association—Chairman refusing to

I it retolution—Action by individual member

—Special damage (Breay v. Brown), 157

Merchant shipping—Passage broker — Person

acting as—Merchant Shipping Act 1894, ss.

320, 342 (Morriss v. Howden), 270

Metropolis—Building—Flue built against party

structure— New brickwork—London Building

Act 1894 (Aerated Bread Company v. Shepherd),


Metropolis—Buildings—Building notioe—Ereo-

tion of seating in public hall—London Bailding

Act 1894 (Vonner v. MoDonnell), 270

Drain — Sower — Drainage by combined

operation — Liability to repair — Metropolis

Management Aot 1862 (Appleyard v. The

Vestry of Lambeth), 530

New sewer—Discontinuance of old sewer—

Insufficiency of drains into old sewer—New

drains into new sewer—Expenses—Metropolis

Management Aot 1855 (The Vestry of St.

Martins in-the-Field v. Ward), 60

New street—Road with no houses thereon

—Expenses of paving—Liability of owners of

land abutting on road—Metropolis Manage-

ment Aot 1855; Metropolis Management

Amendment Act 1862 (Vestry of St. Mary,

Battersea, v. Palmer and another), 37

"New streets "—C >st of paving—Metropolis

Management Aot 1855; Amendment Act 1862

(Arter v. The Vestry of Hammersmith), 487

Slaughterhouses — Bye-laws — Validity—

Liability of master for act of servant—Public

Health (London) Act 1891 (Collman v. Mills),


Money te be invested in land—Settlement—

Tenant for life and remainderman—Permanent

improvements and repairs (Re Lord de Tabley j

Leighton v. Leighton), 62

Mortgage—Contract for sale of lease, furniture,
and goodwill of business—Unpaid purchase
money—Draft assignment of lease, and mort-
gage to secure such purchase money prepared
but never executed — Receiver" and manager
(Poole v. Downes), 413

Redemption—Mortgagee of the fee, and of

the partionlar estate—Infant remainderman-
Consent of mortgagee necessary for redemp-
tion (Pront v. Cook), 36

Sale—Prooeeds in hands of first mortgagee—

Interest on surplus—Seoond mortgagee (Eley
v. Read), 317

Tenants in oommon—Power of sale—Sale to

one of several mortgagors (Kennedy v. De
Trafford), 481

Mortgage by testator—Action by mortgagee—
Claim for administration—Costs of mortg igees
and personal representative — Priority (Re
Banks; Dawes v. Sladen), 108

National school—Trustees—" Owners"—Road—
Street-paving — Cost—Charge on sohool—
Enforcement by sale or mortgage — Public
Health Act 1875 (Hornsey District Council v.
Smith), 553

Nuisance—Liability of landlord—Honse let with
defeotive staircase — Injury to person on
premises at request of tenant (Lane v. Cox),


Removal of snow—ObBtruotion of street—

Interdiot (Ogston v. Aberdeen Tramways

Company), 153

Parliament — Borough vote — Disqualification—

Receipt of alms—Reform Aot 1832 (Cowen v.

j Town Clerk of Kingston-upon-Hull), 183

Franchise—Old lodger claim—Omission of

declaration—Mistake—Jurisdiction of revising

barrister to correct mistake (Francis, app., v.

Metcalfe, resp ), 63

Registration—Hearing of objections—LiBts

closed—The Parliamentary Registration Act

1842 (Bog. v. Soden and Overend), 183

Partnership—Articles—Partnership in brewery

—Death of one partner—Purchase of business

by surviving partner—Valuation—Tied pnblic-

honses—Goodwill (Page v. Ratliffe), 85, 292

Patent—Action for infringement—Subsequent
threats—Claim for injunction to restrain such
threats—Pateutg, Designs, and Trade Marks
Act 1883 (The Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Com-
pany v. The New Seddon Pneumatic I'yre and
Self-Closing Tube Company), 412

English patent — Goods manufactured

abroad and sent to England by post—Infringe-

ment by foreign manufacturer (Badisohe

Anilin und Soda Fabrik v. Henry Johnson and

Co. and The Basle Chemical Works, Bind-

schedler), 553

Patents, Designs, and Trade Marks Aot

1883—Threats of legal proceedings against

plaintiff in letter to his customers—No express

reference to patent (Douglass v. Pintsch's

Patent Lighting Company), 36 Slander on title—Allegation of infringe-

ment — Advertisement — Threatening legal

proceedings—Exclusive licensees of patent—

Present interest in subject-matter—Damages

for infringement—Injunction (The Incan-

descent Gas Light Company v. The New

Incandescent (Sunlight Patent) Gas Lighting

Company), 339

Payments—Appropriation—Rule in Clayton's

case (Cory and Co. v. Steamship Mecca), 553
Petition—Fund in court—Payment out—No

more ohildren (Plumbe v. Neild), 155
Police—Pension—Chief constable—Bankruptcy
—Neglect to comply with order for medical

examination—Nonpayment of pension—Man-
damus Polioe Aot 1890 (Reg. v. Lord Leigh), 60
Poor law—Guardians—Limitation of time for

fayment of debts—Costs in tho High Court—
oor Law (Payment of Debts) Act 1859 (Man-

chester, Sheffield, and Lincolnshire Railway

Company v. The Guardians of the Doncaster

Union), 61

Lighthouse —Dues — Rateability— Struc-

tural value (Commissioners and Trustees of

Port of Lancaster v. Overseers of the Parish of

Barrow-in-Furness), 37

Loan to guardians of the poor—Mortgage

with proviso that lenders, if willing to do so,

might accept repayment at any time before

day fixed by d <ed—Guardians entitled to

redeem without consent of lenders—Poor Liw

Loans Act 1871 (The Guardians of the Poor of

the West Derby Union v. The Metropolitan Life

Assurance Sooiety; The Same v. Priest man),
36, 387

Settlement by residence—Term of three

years—Irremovability in eaoh year—Period of

absence as patient in hospital — Divided

Parishes Aot 1876 (St. Olave's Union v. Canter-

bury Union), 340, 577

Poor rate—Distress warrant—Rate npon land
not in oooupation of the person assessed—
Jurisdiction and discretion of magistrates
(Reg. v. Bagshawe and others (justices);
Ex parte Bramall), 12

Exemption — County buildings — User for

judioial purposes—User by County Council for
county business—No exclusive user for Crown
—Rateability (Worcestershire County Counoil
c. Assessment Committee of Worcester Union),

Exemption—Occupation for local purposes

— County Counoil — Joint occupation with
Quarter Sessions—Rateability (The County
Counoil of Middlesex v. The Assessment Com-
mittee of St. George's Union), 85

Tithe rentoharge — Net annual value —

Deduotions—Tenant's profit—Repair of ohanoel
—Paroohial Assessment Act 1836 (The Dean
and Chapter of St. Asaph v. The Overseers
Llanrhaidr-yn-Moohnant and the Assessment
Committee of Llanfyllin Union), 292
Post Office Savings Bank—Nomination of deposits
—Nomination by a testatrix of an executor
named in her will—Evidence rebutting pre-
sumption of gift (Re Read; Turner v. Read), 11
Power of appointment—General power—Donee
of power—Tenant for life, without power of
anticipation—Power exercisable by deed or
will (Re Waddington; Baoon v. Bacon), 293
Practice—Aotion to restrain defendant from
passing off his goods as those of plaintiff—
Interim injunction—When same should be
granted (Clark and Son v. Petrocokino), 180

Administrator pendente lite — Proceedings

against—Leave of oourt—Court of Probate Act

1857 (Re Toleman; Westwood v. Booker), 532

Appeal by married woman defendant—Costs

—Married Woman's Property Aot 1893 (Hood

Barrs v. Heriot), 461

Appeal—Court of Appeal—Jurisdiction—

"Criminal cause or matter"—Judicature Act

1873 (The Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of

Southport v. The Urban District Council of

Birkdale), 530

Appeal from chambers—" Matters of practice

and prooedure"—Judgment under Order XIV.

—The Supreme Court of Judicature Aot 1894

(Tue Cannon Brewery Company v. GUby), 107

Appeal—Order for security for oosts—

Application for stay of execution before security

given (Re The Corporation of British Investors

Limited), 530

Arbitration—Question of Law—Order to

state case—Time for application (Re an Arbitra-

tion between Spillers and Baker Limited and

Leetham and Sons), 268

Company—Deed of settlement—Alteration

by substitution of memorandum of assooiation

and articles of association—Extending objects

of company—Advertising petition—Advertising

order on petition—Companies Aots 1862 to 1890

—Companies (Memorandum of Association) Aot

1890 (Re Lancaster Baking Company Limited),


Company—Notioe of motion—Relief claimed

against several defendants — Separate and

severable interest of defendants—Motion for

final judgment against one defendant—Agreed

minutes of order (Maomillan v. Australasian

Territories Limited and others), 462

Consolidation of actions — Jurisdiction —

Application by plaintiff—Rules of Supreme

Court, Order XL1X., v. 8 (Martin v. Martin and

Co.), 317

Contempt of court—Commitment or se-

questration — Accidental and unintentional

disobedience of order—Absenoe of oontumacy

(Fairolough and Sons v. The Manchester Ship

Canal Company), 292

Practice—Costs—Administration action—Defen-
dant trustees—Severance of defence—Depriva-
tion of costs—Discretion of court—Unreason-
able carrying on of proceedings (Re Isaac;
Cronbach v. Isaac), 293

Costs—Costs of application under Order

XIV.—Order as to costs by jndge at chambers—
Discretion of judge at trial (Koosen v. Rose),

Costs—Interest on oosts— Demand—Estate

being administered in court—Delivery of bill to

person having oonduct—Solicitors' Remunera-

tion Act 1881 (Re MoMurdo; Pinfield v.

McMurdo), 155

Costs paid to solicitor—Judgment reversed

—Repayment of oosts (Hood-Barrs v. Crossman),


Costs — Solicitor and olient — Bankrupt

trustee—Charging order (Baker v. Abbott), 578

Costa—Taxation—Appeal—Copies of docu-

ments for use of each member of Court of Appeal

(Re Maule; Chester v. Maule), 293

County Court—Employers' Liability Aot

1880, «. 4—Notice of injury within six weeks—

Want of notice—Statutory defenoe—County

Court Rules 1889 (Conroy v. Peacock), 556

County Conrt — High Court — Power of

County Court and High Court to order servioe

out of the jurisdiction—Transfer of action—

Administration—Judicature Aot 1875 (Wood v.

Middleton), 181

Discovery—Production of documents—Lien

of former solicitor—Allegation of negligenoe—

"Possession or power (Lewis v. Powell),


Evidence—Order to examine person making

statements deposed to in affidavit filed on
motion—Ex parte application (The Turner
Pneumatio Tyre Company Limited v. The
Dunlop Pneumatio Tyre Company Limited),

Frivolous and vexatious defence—Striking

out pleading—Abuse of process of court—
Evidenoe (Remington v. Scoles), 554

Infant made plaintiff without authority—

Liability of plaintiffs' solicitors for oosts—
Application by defendants (Geiliger r. Gibbs),

— Inspection — Documents referred to in

affidavits (Re an arbitration between Fenner

and Lord), 558

— Jurisdiction of master—Compensation under
Lands Clauses Aot 1845—Railway—Summons
for trial in High Court—Regulation of Railways
Act 1868 (Re the claim of Donisthorpe against
the Manchester, Sheffield, and Lincolnshire
Railway Company), 530

Order of Irish court—Enforoing in England

—Enrolment—Attachment in England (Newell
t». Newell), 62

— Originating summons — Mortgage — Con-

struction—Jurisdiction (Re NobbB; Nobbs v.

Law Reversionary Interest Society Limited),


Parties—Husband and wife—Owners of

adjoining premises—Separate actions to restrain
alleged infringement of their rights—Costs
(Heimbs v. Newcastle Co-operative Society),

Payment into court with denial of liability

—Trial with a jury—No information to jury as
to payment into court — Validity of rule
(Williams v. Goose), 412

Payment of money into court before defenoe

—Defenoe denying liability—Joinder of issue
—Order XXII. (Dumbleton v. Williams, Torrey,
and Field Limited), 388

Plaintiff improperly joined—Discontinuance

—Costs—Solicitor—Company (Gold Reefs of
Western Australia v. Dawson), 132

Pleading—Statute of Frauds—Order XIX.,

r. 15 (Brunning v. Odhams), 84

Receiver—Disputed title—Ejeotment action

—Defendant in possession as heir-at-law—

—Jurisdiction — Discretion — Judicature Aot

1873 (Foxwell v. Van Grutten), 61

Solioitor and olient—Taxation of coBts—

Solioitor mortgagee of client—Joint application
by solicitor and olient—Submission to pay (Re
Battams and Hutchinson), 509

Suing in formd pauperis—Affidavit verify-
ing oase and opinion of counsel—Case and
opinion made exhibits—Right of defendant to
inspection (Sloane v. Britain Steamship Com-
pany Limited), 180

Suit for revocation of probate—Judgment

given in absence of plaintiff—Application to
restore—Application granted—Plaintiff to pay
costs as between solicitor and olient (Cud worth
v. Hayward and another), 38

Summary jurisdiction (Married Women) Aot

1895 (Manders v. Menders), 340

— Summons for judgment—Dismissal—Tech-
nical defect—Renewal of application—Res
Judicata (Dombey and Son Limited (in liqui-
dation) v. Play fair and Co., and others), 268

Practioe—Third-party order—Right of indemnity
—Breach of trust—Partnership (Wynne v.
Tempest), 155

Writ—Indorsement of plaintiff's address—

Fictitious address—Security for coBts (The
Pittsburg Crushed Steel Company Limited v.
Jaoob Moore and Co.), 532

Prinoipal and agent — Contract for agency
with agency firm—Deceased partner—Money
had and received by surviving partner—
Liability of estate of deceased partner—" Obli-
gations " (Re Friend; Friend t>. Younf), 578

Liability of agent—Public servant of Crown

(Dunn v. Macdonald), 530

Probate—Will—Revocation—Destruction of one
of duplicate wills—Declarations of testatrix—
Evidenoe as to—Admissibility of—Wills Act
1837 (1 Viot. c. 26), s. 20 (Atkinson ». Morris),

Probate practice — Administration—Revocation
of grant—Subsequent order upon administrator
to file account (In the Goods of Thomas
Jenkins (deoeased), 390

Presumption of death—Merchant Shipping

Act 1894 (In the Goods of Adam Dodd (pre-
sumed deceased), 511

Publio health—Drain — Nuisance — Expenses-

Apportionment — Dispute — Posted letter—

Prepaid — Publio Health Aot 1875 —Publio

Health Amendment Act 1890 (Walthamstow

Urban District Counoil v. Henwood), 62

Liquids from faotory—Right of owner of

factory to drain liquids into sewer—Duty of
local authority to provide sewers— Mandamus
—River Pollution Prevention Aot 1876 (Peebles
v. Oswaldtwistle District Council), 159

Local Act—Commissioners—Agent between

commissioners and defendant—Powers of com-
missioners vested in oouncil or incorporation
streets—Charges for paving, sewering, and
metalling—Trespass — Arbitration — Memorial
to Seoretary of State—West Hartlepool Exten-
sion and Improvement Act 1870 (The Mayor,
Ac, of West Hartlepool v. Robinson), 318

London—Vacant land—Nuisanoe—Vestry—

Owner—Injunction—Publio Health (London)
Aot 1891 (Attorney-General v. Tod-Heatley
and Brownrigg), 108

Metropolis — Cowkeeper — Dairyman —

Licence—Public Health (London) Act 1891
(Umfreville v. The London County Council), 158 National School— Trustees — Road — Ex-
penses—Charge on school—Enforcement by
sale or mortgage—School Sites Act 1841
(Hornsey Distriot Council v. Smith), 269

Provision of water olosets—Discretion of

sanitary authoritv—Jurisdiction of juttices
(Vestry of St. John, Hackney, v. Hutton), 12

Vacant land—Nuisanoe—Removal of refuse

—Vestry owner—Injunction—Publio Health
(London) Act 1891 (Attorney-General v. Tod-
Heatley), 388

Railway—Contractors—Agreement for construc-

tion—Mot eye to be paid to bankers for

purposes of contractors, subject to guarantee

to the company by insurance corporation—

Interest—Liquidation by bankers—Right of

contractors to sne corporation—Set-off (The

Alooy and Gandia Railway and Harbour

Company Limited v. Greenhill), 413

Deed of arrangement—Railway Companies

Act 1867, s. 4 — Construction — Statutory

Obligation - Contract (Re The Manchester and

Milford Railway Company), 85, 243

Fenoe—Fence oonstruoted more than five

years after railway opened-Obligation to

maintain—Railway Clauses Aot 1845 (Dixon v.

The Great Western Railway Company), 154

Luggage—Cloak room—Artiole left in—

Condition—"Responsible for"—Meaning of

(Pratt v. South-Eastern Railway Company),


Traffic—Through rates—Through booking

—Seasonable facilities—Railway and Canal

Traffic Act 1854—Railway and Canal Traffic

Act 1888 (The Didoot, Newbury, and South-

ampton Railway Company v. The London and

South-Western Railway Company and The

Great Western Railway Company), 61

Rating—Land "used as railway"—"Line of

railway"—"Station buildings and other

hereditaments" (London and North-Western

Railway Company v. Llandudno Improvement

Commissioners), 158

Lighting and watohing rate—Briokfields—

Land and buildingB—" Property other than
land "—Lighting and Watching Act 1833
(Overseers of Crayford, app., v. D. and C.
Rutter, resp.), 532

Reoeiver—Disputed title—Ejeotment action—
Heir-at-law in possession — Jurisdiction —
Discretion—Judicature Aot 1873 (Foxwell v.
Van Grutten), 37

Revenue—Income tax—Deductions—Payment to
retiring manager—Capital expenditure (Royal
Insurance Company v. Watson), 59

Sale of Food and Drugs Act 1875—Adulteration
—Drng, meaning of—Beeswax (Fowle v.
Fowle), 12

Sale of goods—Goods delivered "on sale or

return —Goods pawned by buyer—Title of

pawnee—Sale of Goods Act 1893 (Kirkham v.

Attenborough), 181

Salvage—Tug and tow—Negligent navigation—
Contributory negligenoe (The Altair). 4C3

School Board—Election of members of—Crosses

placed by voters against candidates' names—

Principle of counting votes (Morris and others,

pets., v. Beves and others, resps ), 389

Seaman — Discharge at foreign port — Passage
home—Maintenance—Recoverable as wages—
Merchant Shipping Aot 1894 (William Edwards
v. Steel, Young, and Co.), 556

Sea-walls — Liability to repair — By custom —
Ratione tenurw—Continued compulsion (London
and North-Western Railway Company v. Com-
missioners of Jobbing Level), 158

Settled Land Aots — Mansion-house — Object of

restriction (Re Wortham's Estate), 11

Repairs—Farms—Capital money—Jurisdic-

tion—Settled Land Act 1882—Settled Land

Act 1890 (Re Hawker's Settled Estates; Dnff

v. Hawker), 439

Sale of heirlooms—Investment of proceeds

in purchase of land—Land purchased not sub-

ject to charges on other land comprised in

settlement (Re oontraot between the Duke of

Marlborough and the Governors of Queen

Anne's Bounty), 509

Tenant for life—Powers of leasing—Trustee

— Trustees of settlement—Notioe — " Best
Rent"—Fine—Fraud on a power—Lessee—
Compensation—Setting aside lease (Chandler v.
Bradley), 155

Trustees—London houses—Pulling down—

Rebuilding—Infants — Jurisdiction (Re Mon-
tagu; Derbishire v. Montagu), 486

Trustees — Sale of settled land — Infant

beneficiary—Appointment of persons resident

in a oolony as trustees — Form of order—

Settled Land Aot 1882 (Re Simpson and Re

Whitchurch), 339

Settlement—Family arrangement—Debts—Death

of settlor—Liability (Priestley v. Eiub), 389

Settlement of T. Estate—Will reciting

erroneonsly that said settlement included B.
estate and directing said estates to be settled
—Settlement accordingly—Successive entries
by tenants for life on said estates by virtue of
such settlement—Estoppel (Dalton v. Fitz-
gerald), 389

Settlement estate duty—Absolute settlement of

part of estate with contingent settlement of

residue (The Attorney-General v. Fairley and

others), 579

Ship—Admiralty law—Law of Scotland—Mari-
time lien (Currie v. MoKnight), 59

Collision — Damages — Special contract

excluding the Merohant Shipping Aot 1862
(Clarke v. Lord Dnnraven; The Satanita), 34

Solioitor—Bill of oosts—Statutes of limitation—
Cause of action (Coburn v. Coll edge), 530

Costs—Taxation—Scale fee—Lease in con-
sideration of rent and premium—General order
under Solicitors' Remuneration Aot 1881 (Re
Horn and FranciB), 11

Lien for costs—Extent thereof—Taxation—

Payment into court to answer costs thereof—
Solicitors discharged by olient—Delivery up of
papers—Tender of balanoe claimed, but not in
settlement—Refusal to accept the same, or to
deliver up paper*—Undertaking to return in
case any balanoe found due to them—Motion—
CostB thereof (Re Hanbury, Whitting, and
Nioholeon), 133

Lien—Production of deeds (Re Biggs and

Roche), 364

-— Remuneration—Lease—Scale fee—General
order under Solicitors' Remuneration Aot 1881
(Re McGarel), 363

Solicitor-trustee—Sale by way of underlease

—Remuneration — Valuation iee — Costs of
Summons—Solicitors' Remuneration Act 1881
(Re Webb; Still v. Webb), 156

Special oase—Freehold hereditaments—Lease-
holds—Feme sole—Joint tenancy—Severance
by marriage—Severance of joint tenanoy by
husband (Palmer v. Rioh), 156

Specific performance—Agreement for sale of land
—Insufficient description of property—Statute
of Frauds (Plant v. Bourne), 554

Contract on letters—Reference to time for

completion in acceptance (Simpson v. Hughes
and Armstrong; Armstrong v. Hughes), 182

Sale by auction—Sale of lands—Authority of

auctioneer to bind the purchaser—Authority of
auctioneer'solerk—Mistake—Statute of Frauds
—Bell v. Balls), 463

Sale of land—Contract oontained in letters

—Reference in acceptance to date of oom-
r>'-tinn — New term (Simpson v Hughes),

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