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APPELLATE COURTS (see SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES) —

definition of, 11.

APPOINTMENT-

in bankruptcy proceedings, of trustees, 237, 534.
of referees, 219, 531.

APPRAISAL-

of bankrupt's property, 436.

ARBITRATION-

submission of controversies in settling estates, 210, 530.

selection of arbitrators, 210, 530.

findings, etc., 210.

application for, what to contain, 601

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ARREST-

bankrupt exempt from, on civil process, etc., 95, 523.

for failure to appear, etc., 183.

when may be released, 600.

ASSIGNEE (see TRUSTEE) —

under State law, payment of fees, 350.

ASSIGNMENTS-

superseded by bankruptcy proceedings, etc., 9.

general, constituting acts of bankruptcy, 33, 42, 520.

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when not, 44.

discharge may not bar, 132.

effect of, 397.

subsequent to act, etc., to defraud, void, 395, 545.
of claims before proof, requirements, 598.

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effect of compositions on, 117, 122.

when entitled to priority of payment, 369.
obtained within four months, etc., void, 379, 545.
within four months, when dissolved, 380.

costs, 381.

lien of, when valid, 385.

created through legal proceedings, when void, 405,
rights of trustee over property under, 417.

cases in which he has no rights, 419.
recovery by trustee of property under, 449.
bankrupt refusing to furnish schedule liable to, 594.

ATTORNEY-GENERAL-

in bankruptcy proceedings, to report annually to Congress, 259, 537.
officers to furnish statistical information, 259, 537.

AUCTION-

ATTORNEYS-

payments to, by bankrupt, may be re-examined, etc., 347, 542
fees; when allowable, 350.

when entitled to priority of payment, 367.

authorized to practice, to represent bankrupts, 592.

to indorse papers, etc., 592.

execution of letter of, 598.

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AUCTIONEER-

sales of property to be by, 596.

BANK-

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payment of fees, etc., 349.

BANKRUPT —

B.

private, but not State, may become involuntary bankrupts, 51, 52
notes of, when provable, etc., 356.

when entitled to priority of payment, 370.

when deposits may be set off, 407.

recovery of fund in, by trustee, 449.
title to funds in, etc., 426.

definition of, 11.

collection of property of, 26.
closing of estates, 27.

acts of bankruptcy, 33, 520.

transferring, etc., property with intent to defraud, 33

while insolvent, etc., 33.

permit preferences through legal proceedings, 33.

general assignment, 33.

admitting inability to pay debts, etc., 33.

petition to be filed in four months, 45.

from when to date, 45.

defense of solvency, 46.

burden of proof, 47.
testimony, etc., 47.

to be accompanied by bond, 48.
liability for costs, etc., 48.
counsel fees, etc., fixing of, 49.

who may become voluntary, 49, 521.

involuntary, 51.

BANKRUPT (continued) -

partnership, may be adjudged, 55, 522.

administration of estate, 61.

jurisdiction over one partner sufficient, etc., 62

trustee's duty, 63.

payment of debts, 64.

claims of, against individual estates, etc., 75.
administration of estate where all not bankrupts, 76.

exemptions of, 76, 522.

duties of, 85, 523.

attendance at meetings, 88.

to comply with orders, etc., 88.
schedule, preparation of, 88.
amendment of, 89.

false swearing in, 90.

omission of creditors from, etc., 91.

duties in general, 93, 523.

effect of death or insanity of, 93, 94, 523.

when dower allowable, 94.

protection and detention of, 95, 523.

detention for purpose of examination, 97, 98.

extradition of, 98, 524.

suits by and against, 99, 524.

when may offer terms of compositions, 114, 524.

when composition set aside, 123.

application for discharge, 124, 525.

filing of new application by voluntary, 125.
examination, pending discharge, 129.

may procure assent of creditor to discharge, 130.
what discharged from, 130.

discharge, when revoked, 145, 526.

liability of co-debtors, not affected by, 148, 526.

when to plead to petition, 163, 526.

determination of issues, when allegation of petition denied, etc., 166,

527.

may be required to testify, etc., 175, 178, 528.

to what extent, 177.

at creditors' meetings, 262.

examination, power of referee over, 224.

notice to be given, 306.

arrest of, for failure to appear, etc., 183.
examination of wife of, 183.

appeal in case of refusal to adjudicate, 206.

penalty for concealing property, etc., 213, 530.

trustee not personally liable on bond for penalties of, 256, 537.
when considered to have given preference, 324, 541.

BANKRUPT (continued)-

conveyance, etc., of, when void, 395, 545.
rights of trustee to payments to, 432.
appraisal and sale of estate, 436.
interest of wife in property of, 452.
property of, interest in, 429.

trustee to convey, 443, 547.

title to, revests in, on confirming composition, 457, 547.
may conduct proceedings in person or by attorney, 592.
refusing to furnish schedule, to be attached, 594.

release of imprisoned, 600.

subject to orders of court, 595.

BANKRUPTCY (see BANKRUPT; COURTS OF BANKRUPTCY) —

foreign laws on, 1.

history of United States laws on, 4.

distinction between insolvency and, 6.
when States may enact laws on, 7.

power of Congress to enact laws on, 10.
with reference to time of, what to mean, 12.
courts of; jurisdiction, 17.

acts of, 33, 520.

by partners, 60.

attorney-general to report proceedings, etc., 259.

statistical information for, 259.

who may file voluntary petition, 310.

involuntary petition, 312.

jurisdiction not affected by dissolution of composition, 314

law of 1867, 461.

law of 1898, 517.

orders of Supreme Court, forms, etc., 591.

BILL OF SALE-

when a preference, 329.

BILLS AND NOTES (see COMMERCIAL PAPER).

BOARD OF DIRECTORS—

punishment of, by courts of bankruptcy, 18

BONA FIDE-

purchaser, who is, 456.

purchaser for value, etc., title obtained by lien, etc., not affected,
405.

BOND-

petitioner in bankruptcy, when to give, 48.
of trustees and referees, 254, 536.

increase of amount in trustee's, 255, 256.

BOND (continued)—-

sureties' property, value of, 255.

two necessary,

255.

excess of property, 255.

corporations may be, 255.

filing of, 255, 536.

suits on in name of United States, 536.

trustee's, not liable for penalties, etc., 256, 537.

joint or several, 256, 537.

failure to give, creates vacancy, 256, 537.

suits upon referee's and trustee's, 255, 256, 537.

of depositories of money of bankrupt estates, 348

to be given, on seizure of property, 411.

liability for unlawful seizure, 412.

copy of trustee's, evidence of vesting of title, etc., 190.

trustees not to give, on appeals in bankruptcy cases, 209, 530.

BOOKS OF ACCOUNT (see DISCHARGE) -

must be kept, to gain discharge, 136.

when unnecessary to keep, 137.

what constitutes, 137.

what does not constitute, 138.

CALIFORNIA-

exemptions allowed in, 551.

CASE-

transfer of, from one referee to another, 192.

CERTIFICATION-

of findings by referee to court, 28, 227, 229.
hypothetical questions, 230.

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C.

on depositories, how signed, etc., 600.

effect of conveyances to, 398.

CHOSES IN ACTION-

when to vest in trustee, 413.
relation of trustee to, 431.

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