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PAGE SCOTTISH LIBRARIES BILL 82 TEINDS AND STIPENDS
55 SCOTTISH LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICERS' TENANT AND LANDLORD'S Tax JOINT COUNCIL
125 Town COUNCILLORS
35 SCOTTISH PRIVATE BILL LEGISLATION TRADE MARKS
40 30, 138 SCOTTISH PRIVATE LEGISLATION
70 | UNION BANK OF SCOTLAND
51, 55, 111 SCOTTISH PROVISIONAL ORDERS
46 SERVING OF A SUMMONS 50 VALUATION APPEAL COURT
79 SHERIFF-CLERKS AND THEIR STAFFS 48 VANS DUNLOP SCHOLARSHIPS
133 SHERIFF COURT OFFICIAL'S JUBILEE 71 WOMEN AND THE BAR
39 SLACK PLEADING
TILE SPRING CIRCUITS
HOUSE OF LORDS
[Scots Law Times, December 18, 1920.
DECISIONS IN THE ENGLISH COURTS.
INDEX OF NAMES.
AKTIESELSKABET FRANK X. Namaqua Copper | Dewes e. Fitch, 7E, 139
Dutton v. Sneyd Bycars Co. Ltd., 8
FARR v. Motor Trades Mutual Insurance Society,
Felton v. Heal, 127 Attorney-General 1. South Wales Electrical Fletcher & Son x. Jubb, Booth & Helliwell, 4 Power Distribution Co., 63
French v. Champkin, 3 Auger r. Brown, 20
Frost v. Clanway Colliery Co. Ltd., 11 BAKER . Wood, 42, 82
GEDDLING v. Marsh, 94 Bazalgette v. Hampron, 83
Gilbey v. Great Northern Railway Co., 132 Beavis c. Carman, 111
Goldsmith v. Orr, 94
"HAMBORN," THE, 2 Britain Steamship Co. v. The King, 3
Hammond é. Prentice Brothers Ltd., 42
Hare v. Hare & Davidson, 96
Hepworth Manufacturing Co. v. Ryott, 3
Hill'v. Kirshenstein, 99 CALIFATIS v. Olivier, 3, 72
Hodges v. Webb, 95 Canadian Pacific Railway Co. v. S.S. “Storstad," Hooley Hill Rubber Co. v. Royal Insurance Co.
Hudson's Bay Co. v. Maclay, 127
INDIAN AND GENERAL INVESTMENT TRUST LTD. Compagnie Chemin de Fer Paris-Orleans v.
v. Borax Consolidated Ltd., 63 Leeston Shipping Co. Ltd., 42
Inland Revenue v. Alexander von Glehn & Co., Comptoir Commercial Anversois v. Power, Son
127 & Co., 42
Inland Revenue v. Blott, 136 Cork Gas Consumers Co. v. Witherington & Inland Revenue Commissioners v. Gittus, 64 Everett, 139
Inland Revenue Commissioners v. Korean SyndiCowan v. Seymour, 64
cate Ltd., 67 Cramp v. Cramp & Freeman, 96
Inland Revenue Commissioners r. Sangster, 67 Crocker v. Crocker, 72 Currie v. Inland Revenue Commissioners, 68
KIRSCH & Co. v. Allen, Harding & Co. Ltd., 12,
83 DAFEN TINPLATE Co. LTD. v. Llanelly Steel Co. Kotzias v. Tyser, 72
(1907) Ltd., 112 * Danube II.,” The, 95
LARCHGROVE," OWNERS OF S.S., 1: The King, Davis v. Thomas, 8, 136
43 Deakin v. Garvie, 44
Lloyd v. Bowring, 112
Ship; Collision, 44
Towage Contract, 43 Succession ; Will, 44, 83, 100, 127, 131, 140
TRADE UNION, 95, 135
War; Emergency Legislation ; Profiteering, 11,
43, 43, 128 Ship; Requisition, 131, 131 Workmen's Compensation ; Accident arising out
of Employment, 115
WAR; Defence of the Realm ; Food Control, 20
Requisition, 94, 139
Among those Scots lawyers who have in recent | Born in a Highland manse in 1868, and times attained distinction as administrators and educated in Aberdeen Grammar School and at parliamentarians, a notable place belongs to the University of Edinburgh, Mr Munro showed Robert Munro. Political ambition has led even among his college contemporaries an initiamany a man into public positions for which his tive and power of leadership which gave promise peculiar abilities do not adapt him ; but in the of his future career. He was admitted to the case of Mr Munro every additional responsibility Faculty of Advocates in 1893, and at a comthrown on bim has brought out and developed paratively early stage of his career he attained fresh qualities which have enabled him to fill a large practice, in which he displayed a high with distinction each office to which he has standard of advocacy. As a pleader he had a attained.
lucid and pleasing style and showed at the same
time a dogged determination in the interests of MESSRS BOYD, JAMESON & YOUNG, W.S., Leith, his clients.
bave assumed as partners Mr R. F. Duncan, Mr Munro stepped on to the ladder of official solicitor, Mr D. Sturrock, solicitor, and Mr J. S. preferment in 1906 when he became Sheriff Bayne, solicitor, wbo have been associated with Court Depute; and later, after a short period them in the conduct of the business for a number as Extra Advocate-Depute on the Western of years as heads of their cash, conveyancing,
, , Circuit, he was appointed Junior Counsel to the and factory and trust departments respectively. Treasury. The duties and responsibilities of The firm name will remain unaltered. · that post bave been growing in recent times, and Mr Munro had his full share of im- Mr A. N. MACAULAY, solicitor, Golspie, has portant revenue cases, in which bis gifts of clear assumed as partners Mr James Hynd and Mr exposition and trenchant statement shewed to W. G. Davidson who have been his principal full advantage.
assistants for some years past. The business In January 1910 Mr Muuro began his parlia- will be carried on under the name of A. N. mentary career as member for the Wick Burgbs, Macaulay & Co. and since then he has taken a conspicuous place as an effective platform speaker. A Liberal in THE LATE MR C. E. GREEN.-It is with politics, he became Lord Advocate in 1913 in great regret that we announce the death, on Mr Asquith’s Government. When the first 6th January, of Mr C. E. Green, of Gracemount, Coalition Government was formed he became the sole partner of the firm of Messrs William Secretary for Scotland-a post which he still Green & Sons, publishers. Mr Green from the holds in the present Coalition, with a seat in time he first took over the management of this the Cabinet. The conditions of Government in business displayed great enterprise and energy. time of war threw heavy additional burdens on He extended the field of its operations into the all the administrative departments, and both region of English law.publishing with much as Lord Advocate and as Secretary for Scotland success. It was ne who in succession inaugurated Mr Munro's posts have been no sinecures. In the “ Juridical Review," the “Scots Law Times,” the legislative sphere the greatest statute for the “Encyclopædia of Scots Law,” the “English which Mr Munro's department has been respon Reports," the "Encyclopædia of English Law,” sible during his tenure has been the recent and other publications too numerous to detail. Scottish Education Act, and with that measure his name will be long associated.
THE LATE MR J. M. DICKSON, W.S.-We
regret to announce the death of Mr James FACULTY OF ADVOCATES.--Mr Arthur Hunter Macbride Dickson, W.S., wbich took place at Denholm Gillies, B.A.(Oxon.), LL.B.(Edin.), his residence in Edinburgh. Mr Dickson was was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates on a son of Mr A. J. Dickson, W.S., and was born Friday, 19th December.
in 1852. He was a distinguished student both at school and college, taking most of the prizes
and bursaries which were open to law students
. have been admitted members of the Society of in his time in the University of Edinburgh. He Writers to the Signet : George W. Wallace, of Arts and Bachelor of Laws. In 1875 Mr 7 Inverleith Row ; Adrian H. Cook, 22 Eglinton Dickson, after an apprenticeship served with Crescent; Charles L. P. Grace, St Andrews; Mr Robert Burt Ranken, W.s., was admitted Anthony T. Mackenzie, Harecraig, Broughty to the Society of Writers to the Signet. He Ferry; and William R. Rainnie, 3 Carlton Street.
afterwards became a partner with his father in
the firm of A. J. & J. Dickson, W.S. Mr At the Annual Meeting of the Society of Dickson was at one time an examiner for the Solicitors of Banffshire the following office- W.S. Society. He was widely known in musical bearers were appointed : Mr Alexander Brodie, circles, and was elected in 1909 as President of President; Mr R. G. Shirreffs, Treasurer; and the Amateur Orchestral Society. Mr A. F. Spence, Secretary.
NEW SHERIFF-SUBSTITUTE IN SHETLAND.On 13th December last Mr J. W. Forbes, Advo- DECISIONS IN THE ENGLISH cate, was installed at Lerwick as Sheriff-Substitute
COURTS. there. On presenting his commission the new Sheriff-Substitute was introduced by Hon. Sheriff
The “ Hamborn.” Substitute Leisk in presence of the local Bar, the Convener of the County and the Provost of INTERNATIONAL LAW - PRIZE-VESSEL OWNED Lerwick. Speeches of welcome were delivered, BY NEUTRAL COMPANY AND FLYING NEUTRAL to which the Sheriff-Substitute replied. A letter FLAG-COMPANY UNDER ENEMY CONTROL. —A was read from Sheriff Constable.
vessel owned by a Dutch company, on the Dutch