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We recommend, therefore, that if both parties are should be required to give, in the county court, secuwilling to have the case decided by the county court rity for the amount claimed, and costs in the superior judge, an entry to that effect should be made on the court, or to make a deposit to the like amount, not exminutes of the court, and then that the judgment ceeding in the whole 1501., the costs in the court below should be binding on the parties, so far as the imme- being treated as costs in the cause.

The plaint might diate question in dispute is concerned, but should not then be transmitted to such one of the superior courts be evidence of title between the parties or persons as the plaintiff should direct. If, however, the declaiming by, through, or under them in any other fendant do not declare his dissent, and comply with proceeding. The parties might thus have the benefit the condition above mentioned, within such time as of a proceeding similar to that of a reference to an shall be fixed by the practice of the court, he must be arbitrator, and obtain an immediate decision at a small taken to assent to the cause being tried by the county expense, instead of being forced to proceed in a supe court, and that tribunal may then dispose of the cause rior court, at an expense and with an amount of in- in the usual way. convenience far exceeding the value of the matter in This right of removal we intend to be in addition to dispute; and by the provision which we recommend on the power to remove already existing by law in such the subject of evidence, future rights or ulterior pro- cases. ceedings would not be compromised.

Balance on Allowance of Set-off recoverable in County It will be observed, that we do not recommend that Court.]—We are further of opinion, that if the sum jurisdiction should be conferred in such cases where claimed be a balance alleged to be due not exceeding the immediate object of the action is to recover somne- 501., after making allowance for a set-off, if the claim thing which the proviso enacts shall not be within the and counter-claim do not respectively exceed 2001., the jurisdiction of the court; as, for instance, an action for case ought to be within the concurrent jurisdiction. tolls, or an action for the recovery of a tenement not

Where Claim in Superior Court reduced to 501. by within the meaning of sect. 122.

Set-off, 8c., Case may be referred to County Court.]-We Costs on Judgment by Default in Superior Court not also think that the concurrent jurisdiction may be to be allowed.] The present law as to costs in the su- rendered beneficially available by extending it to acperior court, so far as it affects jurisdiction, should, we tions of malicious prosecution, and by enabling a judge, think, remain unaltered, with the exception, that where where, in an action brought in the superior court, it apan action is brought in the superior court on a contract pears that a sum not exceeding 501. is claimed in an to recover a less sum than 201., and the defendant suffers action of contract, or that the claim is reduced, by setjudgment by default, the plaintiff should recover no off, payment, or otherwise, to a som not exceeding 501.

, costs, unless, upon application, a judge of a superior to direct, on the application of either party, and on such court should otherwise direct.

terms as he shall think fit, that the cause shall be heard Subject to Exceptions. ]-This deprivation of costs, in a county court. however, we propose should be subject to the excep- Questions of Title decided by Consent.]-Our recomtions contained in sect. 128 of the 9 & 10 Vict. c. 95, mendations with reference to deciding questions of title where the parties reside more than twenty miles apart, by consent, where the amount in dispute does not ex; or the other circumstances contemplated by the section ceed 201., extend to cases where the claim exceeds 201. exist.

and does not exceed 501. Concurrent Jurisdiction. Secondly, we will consider the concurrent jurisdic

Jurisdiction by Consent. tion where the amount of the claim exceeds 51. in tort, Thirdly, with reference to the jurisdiction by conand 201. in contract, but does not exceed 501. In those sent. (See ante, pp. 181, 238). This power was concases the choice of tribunal between the superior court ferred on the court by the 17th section of the 13 & 14 and the county court is vested in the plaintiff. This Vict. c. 61. jurisdiction as to claims above 201. was first conferred on the county court in the month of August, 1850, and Jurisdiction of Courts of Common Law, except Actions

Parties to be permitted to refer any Question within the has been exercised to a very considerable extent, as no for Criminal Conversation.] — The principle of the sec less than 39,580 plaints, both in tort and contract, tion now under consideration is to permit parties

, if so ranging in amount between 201. and 50l. inclusive, inclined, to refer to the county court judge as to an have been entered in the county courts between the arbitrator; and we are of opinion that the principle time of passing the act and the 31st December, 1853 ; should be applicable not merely to the matters enumer and of these 22,968 have been tried. It may be useful to state the number of such plaints all questions, whether of law or fact, in which the

rated in the above section, but should be extended to which have been entered and disposed of in each year courts of common law have jurisdiction, except claims respectively since the passing of the Extension Act, for damages in respect of alleged criminal conversation, 13 & 14 Vict. c. 61.

We think that claims of the latter description ought In 1850 there were 4297 plaints entered, and 2436 not to be made the subject of a proceeding by consent, causes tried; in 1851 there were 13,446 plaints entered, as such a proceeding

might be mischievously used, with and 8236 causes tried; in 1852 there were 12,567 plaints the ulterior object of obtaining a divorce

, in which the entered, and 7020 causes tried; and in 1853 there were interests of the wife might in hier absence be collusively 9270 plaints entered, and 5276 causes tried.

sacrificed. Defendant's implied Assent required to give Jurisdiction in such cases. ]-We are of opinion that in such that the provisions of the statute as to the mode in

Mode of Consent to be retained.]—We think, however, cases the defendant should have an opportunity of ex- which the consent of parties is required to be given pressing his dissent from the plaintiff's choice of tri- should continue. bunal. We see no objection to the plaintiff being

Ejectment. permitted, as at present, to exercise his option in the first instance, for he must in all cases init iate the

We have already referred, in our statement of the ceedings; but the defendant, if not disposed to try the jurisdiction, (ante, p. 180), to the power with which to try in the superior court, without assigning any does not exceed 501., and no fine has been paid. cause before the county court, ought to be permitted the county court is invested in certain cases to restore

possession of tenements where the annual rent or value reason, on giving satisfactory proof that his objection is not for the purpose of delay. For this purpose he

(To be continued).

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CURRENT ACCOUNTS.-These will be made up to the 30th of June LONDON

AND WESTMINSTER BANK. - The and 31st of December in each year, and if the balance shall not at any TEMPLE-BAR BRANCH of this Bank was OPENED on time during the half year have been below 5001., interest at the rate of Friday, the 15th instant, at the Temporary Offices, No. 211, Strand. 21. per cent, will be allowed on the minimum monthly balances. If

The Capital of the Bank is 5,000,0001. sterling, in 50,000 shares of not helow 2001., interest at the rate of ll. per cent. will be allowed on 100). each. The sum of 201. has been paid on each share, so that the the minimum monthly balances; but if below 2001., no interest will be paid-up capital is 1,000,0001. sterling.

allowed. The Bank has above twelve hundred partners, whose names are re- DEPOSIT Accounts. The rate of interest allowed on money placed gistered at the Stamp Office, and are printed with the Annual Report of on deposit at ten days' notice (whether by customers or the public the Directors.

generally) will be ll. per cent. under the Bank of England rate of disCurrent Accounts are received on the same principles as those ob- count for first-class bills, rising and falling therewith, but the maximum served by the London bankers.

not to exceed 51. per cent. Receipts for the sums so deposited will be Sums from 101. upwards are received upon interest. For these sums granted, or, for the convenience of depositors going abroad, bills or receipts are granted, called deposit receipts.

promissory notes, if at not less than six months' date, including interest Circular Notes are issued for the use of travellers on the Continent.

till maturity, will be issued. J. W. GILBART, General Manager. Lothbary, June 19, 1855.

At the expiration of the ten days' notice of withdrawal of a deposit without the amount being withdrawn, the interest will cease, unless the

depositor expresses his wish to continue the deposit subject to further LAW FIRE INSURANCE SOCIETY.-Offices. Nos. 5 notice. and 6, Chancery-lane, London.-Subscribed Capital, £5,000,000.


The Agency of Country and Foreign Banks, whether Joint Stock or The Right Hon. the Earl of Devon.

Private. The Right Hon. Lord Truro.

Circular Notes and Letters of Credit issued for all parts of the ConThe Right Hon. the Lord Chief Baron.

tinent of Europe and elsewhere. The Right Hon. the Lord Justice Knight Bruce.

Purchases and Sales effected in all the British and Foreign Stocks The Right Hon. Sir John Dodson, Dean of the Arches, &c. and Securities, and the dividends received without charge. William Baker, Esq., late Master in Chancery.

The Hall-pay, &c. of Officers, being customers, received without Richard Richards, Esq., Master in Chancery.

charge. Insurances expiring at Midsummer should be renewed within fifteen No fee or gratuity received by the Clerks of the Bank. days thereafter, at the Offices of the Society, or with any of its Agents

w. W. SCRIMGEOUR, General Manager. throughout the country.

E. BLAKE BEAL, Secretary. July 3, 1855. No. 26, Vol. I., New Series.


GAZETTES.-Friday, June 29.

street, picture-frame maker, July 12 at 12, London, aud. ac. -Thomas Booker, Reading, tailor, July 12 at 1, London,

aud. ac.-Julius Weichbrodt, Liverpool, merchant, July 12 BANKRUPTS.

at 11, Liverpool, aud. ac.--Nicholas Kennedy, Manchester, JAMES BURFORD the elder and JAMES BURFORD ivory turner, July 19 at 12, Manchester, aud. ac.; July 27 at

the younger, St. Neot's, Huntingdonshire, dealers and 12, div.-Robert Wilson Lishman, Shenstone, Staffordshire, chapmen, July 11 at half-past 12, and Aug. 15 at 11, surgeon, July 30 at half.past 10, Birmingbam, aud. ac.-- Jas. London : Off. Ass. Stansfeld; Sol. Chidley, 19 Gresham Cartwright, Birmingham, factor, July 26 at 11, Birmingham, street.- Pet. f. June 29.

aud. ac. and div, Charles Melen, Birmingham, baker, JOHN STEVENSON, Barbam, Suffolk, innkeeper, July 9 July 30 at half-past 10, Birmingham, aud. ac. — Thomas

and Aug. 11 at 1, London: Off. Ass. Graham; sols. Brooks, Lye, near Stourbridge, Worcestershire, nail manufac. Jackaman, Ipswich; Aldridge & Bromley, South-square, turer, Aug, 6 at half-past 10, Birmingham, and. ac.— Thomas Gray's-inn.- Pet. f. June 23.

Archer and Samuel Archer, Burslem, Staffordshire, tailors, JOHN HOWICK, Little Charlotte-street, Blackfriars-road, Aug. 1 at half-past 10, Birmingham, aud. ac.-D. Warner,

furnishing ironmonger, July 9 at half-past 1, and Aug. 11 Birmingham, baker, July 30 at half-past 10, Birmingham, at 1, London: Off. Ass. Graham ; Sols. Bell & Co., 147, aud. ac.-J. Guest, Burslem, Staffordshire, victualler, July 30 Leadenhall-street.-Pet. f. June 28.

at half-past 10, Birmingham, aud. ac. – Stephen Knapp, WILLIAM DINWOODIE, Swinton-street, Gray's-inn-road, Coventry, printer, July 26 at 11, Birmingham, and. ac.- Jos.

draper, July 13 at 11, and Aug. 10 at half-past 11, London: Higgott, Cromford, Derbyshire, miller, July 24 at 10, Not. Off. Ass. Cannan ; Sols. Chester & Co., Staple-inn, Hol. tingham, aud. ac.—John Burbury, Leek Wuotton, Warwick. born.-Pet. f. June 28.

shire, maltster, Aug. 1 at half-past 10, Birmingham, aud. ac. BAILEY SHERWOOD and NEWMAN SHERWOOD, -Wm. Howes and Thos. Wood, Leicester, timber merchants,

Belvedere-road, Lambeth, dealers and chapmen, July 7 at July, 24 at 10, Nottingham, Richard Scott, 11, and Aug. 6 at half-past 11, London : Off. Ass. Nichol. Harley-place, St. Marylebone, West India merchant, and son; Sols. Wilkinson & Co., 2, Nicholas-lane.-Pet. f. Lloyd's Coffee-house, underwriter, July 20 at half-past 11, June 23.

London, div.-Daniel Cutter and Thomas James Hunter, ARTHUR EDWARD TROWSE, Leather-lane, Holborn, Regent-st., tailors, July 20 at 12, London, div. joint and sep.

coach-spring maker, July 10 at 1, and Aug. 13 at half- ests.-Edward Brian Smith Hoff, Holbeach, Lincolnshire, past 1, London: Of. Ass. Nicholson ; Sol. Murrough, dealer in chicory, July 24 at 10, Nottingham, and. ac. and 5, New-inn.- Pet. f. June 28.

div.- John Willmore, Leicester, woollendraper, July 24 at 10, ISAAC BROWN, Tooley-street, Southwark, licensed vic. Nottingham, div.-William Haywood, Birmingham, grocer,

tualler, July 7 at 11, and Aug. 13 at half-past 12, London: Aug, 6 at half-past 10, Birmingham, div.-T. Bell, Jarrow, Off. Ass. Pennell; Sol. Page, 13, Duke-street, Manchester. Durham, alkali manufacturer, July 24 at 11, Newcastle-uponsquare.- Pet. f. June 26.

Tyne, div. ROBERT DENT, Atherstone, Warwickshire, builder, July

CERTIFICATES. 13 and Aug. 3 at 11, Birmingham : Off. Ass. Bittleston ; To be allowed, unless Cause be shewn to the contrary on or Sols. Baxter & Son, Atherstone; Motteram & Knight, Bir.

before the Day of Meeting. mingham.-Pet. d. June 20.

James Lord, Edwards-terrace, Caledonian-road, and SteGEORGE EDWARDS, Old Swinford, Worcestershire, dealer venson-terrace, Caledonian-road, Islington, colourman, July 20

and chapman, July 13 and Aug. 3 at 11, Birmingham : Off. at balf-past 1, London.- John Tullock Fisher, Barking-oad, Ass. Whitmore; Sols. Corser, Stourbridge; E. & H. Wright, Plaistow, Essex, auctioneer, July 23 at 2, London.-- Robert Birmingham.-Pet. d. June 25.

Ewin, High-street, Islington, upholsterer, July 23 at halfHERBERT ROOM, Birmingham, metallic bedstead manu. past 12, London.-- Joseph Brooks, Bocking, Esses, wheel.

facturer, July 16 and Aug. 6 at half-past 10, Birmingham: I wright, July 24 at half-past 11, London. - Richard Morgan, Of. Ass. Christie ; Sol. James, Birmingham. - Pet. d. Dowlais, Glamorganshire, grocer, July 24 at 11, Bristol.-June 25.

Morgan Evans, Aberdare, Glamorganshire, grocer, July 24 at THOMAS PARTON, Ruyton, Eleven Towns, Shropshire, 11, Bristol.-William Aspdin, Gateshead-on-Tyne, and Little licensed victualler, July 16 and Aug. 6 at half-past 10, Abingdon-street, Westminster, cement manufacturer

, July 20 Birmingham : Off. Ass. Bittleston; sol. Harding, Birming at ii, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. - John Love, Salford, slate ham.-- Pet. d. June 27.

merchant, July 20 at 12, Manchester. Charles Pennington, HARRIET SWINDELL, Ashborne, Derbyshire, dealer Manchester, builder, July 26 at 12, Manchester. - Anthony

and chapwoman, July 17 and Aug. 14 at 10, Nottingham : Atcheson, Cheetham, near Manchester, spirit merchant, July Of. Ass. Harris; Sol. Fox, jan., Ashborne.-Pet. d. 23 at 12, Manchester.-Moritz Gumpel Cohn, Great Bridge, June 27.

Staffordshire, pawnbroker, July 23 at balf-past 10, BirmingHENRY BEAUVOISIN, Sheffield, file manufacturer, July ham.- Frederick William Holmes, Leeds, wine mercbant, 21 and Aug. 4 at 10, Sheffield : Of. Ass. Brewin; sol. July 20 at 11, Leeds.-William Eggleston, Halifax, stuff Smith, jun., Sheffield.-Pet. f. June 23.

merchant, July 20 at 11, Leeds. – Joseph Bunnell Thompson, THOMAS KENYON, Newton Heath, near Manchester, Rotherham, Yorkshire, linendraper, July 21 at 10, Sheffield.

dealer and chapman, July 17 and Aug. 15 at 12, Man - Joseph Laister, Sheffield, butcher, July 21 at 10, Sheffield. chester : Off. Ass. Pott; Sol. Binney, Manchester. -Pet. f. June 23.

To be granted, unless an appeal be duly entered. MEETINGS.

William Mead, Milk-street, Cheapside, commission agent.Prescott Corless, Wigan, Lancashire, tea dealer, July 12 at

George John Philps, Cannon-street West, hosier. 12, Liverpool, ch. ass.-Joseph Windle Cole, Birchin-lane,

PARTNERSHIPS DISSOLVED. merchant, July 13 at 11, London, last ex.-Hansard Jackson John Bickerstaff and Miles Myres, Preston, Lancashire, Bridges, Wandsworth-road, Surrey, and Stowmarket, Suffolk, attornies and solicitors.-Henry Hall and George Taylor

, brewer, July 11 at half-past 2, London, last ex.-Daniel Culo Ashton-under-Lyne and Stalybridge, attornies-at-law and hane, Dartford, apothecary, July 11 at 1, London, last es.

solicitors. Thomas John Latimer, Brighton, clothier, July 12 at half.

ast 12, London, last ex.- Edward Hale, Ware, Hertford. shire, fellmonger, July 12 at 12, London, aud. ac.-William

TUESDAY, July 3. P. Hammond, Scott's-yard, Bush-lane, shipowner, July 11

BANKRUPTS. at 12, London, aud ac.-John Lofts, Strand, printer, July 11 WILLIAM LITTLE, Deptford, builder, July 9 at 12, and at 1, London, aud. ac.- James Martyr, Union-street, South- Aug. 15 at 11, London: Off. Ass. Stansfeld ; Sol. Carttar. wark, ironmonger, July 11 at 1, London, aud. ac.Matthew -Pet. f. June 26. H. Francis, George-yard, Lombard-street, dealer in mining JACOB FRANKENSTEIN, late of Bishopsgate-street shares, July 12 at 12, London, aud. ac.-Joseph Clever and Within, but now at White Hart-court, Bishopsgate-street Caleb Stanger, Kent Wharf, Queen's-road-bridge, Hagger. Within, dealer and chapman, July 11 and Aug. 14 at 11, stone, builders, July 12 at 12, London, aud. ac.-George Be- London: Off

. Ass. Pennell; Sol. Bailey, 15, Old Jewry resford, Portsmouth-street, Lincoln's-inn-fields, and Wych.. chambers. - Pet. f. June 29.

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