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COURTS OF BANKRUPTCY (see COURTS; JURISDICTION) —

definition of, 12.

of what to consist, 17.
jurisdiction of, 17, 21, 519.

to adjudge bankrupt, 17.

allow and disallow claims, etc., 17.

appoint receivers, etc., 17.

try and punish bankrupts, 17.

permit temporary transaction of business, 18.

substitute additional persons in proceedings, etc., 18.

collect and distribute assets, 18.

close estates, 18.

confirm or reject compositions, 18.

modify, etc., referee's findings, 18.

determine exemptions, 18.

discharge bankrupts, etc., 18.

enforce orders, 18.

extradite bankrupts, 18, 524.
punish for contempt, 18.
make orders, etc., 18.
appoint trustees, 18.
tax costs, 18.
transfer cases, 19.
unspecified powers, 19.
in law and equity, 22.
over liens, 22.

always open, 20.

objection to petition for want of jurisdiction, 165.
may compel attendance of witnesses, etc., 175.
not barred by jurisdiction of State court, 198.
collateral attack of decisions, 200.

when an appeal may be taken from decisions, 205.
to designate newspapers for publishing notices, 211.
transfer of cases commenced in different, 218.

to appoint and remove referees, etc., 219.

when to call meeting of creditors, 260.

to designate depositories, 348.

rules governing appeals to circuit courts of appeals, 602.

CREDITOR (see MEETINGS; NOTICES) -

definition of, 12.

may oppose discharge, 128.

assent may be procured, 130.

if suit barred by, must oppose, 181.
not opposing, consent to, 131.

when to plead to petition, 163.

determination of issues where facts denied, 166.

CREDITOR (continued) —

to appoint trustee at first meeting, etc., 237.

who may not vote for, 238.
right to vote, 239.

first meeting of, 239.

who may file petition, 212, 541.

jurisdiction not affected by dissolution of corporation, 314

method of computing number of, 314, 320.

secured or preferred creditors, 317.

notice to, when not joined, 320.

appearance, when not original petitioners, 321.
who may intervene and when, 321.

petition not to be dismissed without notice, 322.
when to fix amount of trustee's bond, 255.
meetings, time and place of, 260, 538.

composition, 263.

to take steps for best interest of estate, 265.
voting at, 267, 538.

powers of general, 269.

notice to, 305, 540.

where petitioning abandons or fails to proceed, 325.
withdrawal from petition, 324.

what constitutes notice of insolvency, etc., 341.
preferred, who deemed, 324, 541.

giving further credit, etc., 346, 542.

examination of payments to attorneys, on application of, 347, 542
receiving dividends not affected by proof of subsequent claims, etc.,
376.

within United States, entitled to certain preferences, 876.

set-offs between bankrupt's estate and, 405.
notices to be sent to, where requested, etc., 597.
to file schedule in absence of bankrupt, 594.

CRIMES AND OFFENSES-

courts of bankruptcy to punish violations of act, 17, 530.
making false oath or affirmation, 175, 531.

concurrent jurisdiction of circuit court over trials, 193, 529.
jurisdiction in general, 193.

in bankruptcy proceedings, to misappropriate property, etc., 212, 531.

concealing property, 213, 530.

making false oath or account, etc., 213, 531.
receiving property from bankrupt, 213, 531.
extorting money for forbearing to act, etc., 213, 531.
acting as referee, when interested, 215, 531.
purchasing property, etc., 215, 531.

refusing to permit inspection of accounts, 215, 531.

prosecutions to be in one year, 216, 531
contempts before referee, 233.

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DATE-

from when reckoned in case of assignment, etc., 45.

when act takes effect, 458.

"DATE OF BANKRUPTCY "-

definition of, 12.

DEBT-

DEATH-

of bankrupt, not to abate proceedings, 93, 523.

widow and children entitled to dower, etc., 93.

of trustee, suits not to abate, 241, 535.

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definition of, 12.

effect of discharge on, 141, 143.
not affected by discharge, 149.

judgment in action for fraud, 150.
when unproved or unscheduled, 150.
contracted in a fiduciary capacity, 151.
fraudulent, 151.

not fiduciary, etc., 151.

revival of, 152.

in general, not barred, 152.

when appeal allowed, on allowance or rejection of, 206.

due the United States, allowance of, 302.

what may be proved, 351, 362, 542.

fixed liability, judgment, 353.

on written instrument, leases, 354.
interest, 354.

due to wife, 354.

due on mortgages, 354.
liability of indorser, 355.

of partnerships, 355.

of banks, 356.

on doubtful paper, 356.

costs; due on open account, 357.

on contracts, expressed or implied, 357.

on claims of partners, 358.

effect of statute of limitation on, 305, 359.

fraud or preference as defeating right to prove, 360.
reduced to judgment after adjudication, 361.
when unliquidated, may be proved, 362.

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costs of preserving estate, etc., 365.

attorney's fees; wages, 377.

rent, 368.

when judgments and attachments entitled, 869.

mortgages; banks, 370.

under Federal law, entitled, 371.

payment of claims accruing after composition, etc., 372.

mutual, may be set-off, etc., 405.

when set-off cannot be pleaded, 409.
proof of, of what to consist, etc., 597.

DEFINITIONS -

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a person against whom a petition has been filed, 11.

adjudication, 11.

appellate courts, 11.

bankrupt, 11.

bankruptcy, 12.

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holiday, 13.

insolvency, 39.

insolvent, 13.

judge, 14.

matter in controversy, 209.

moneyed, business or commercial corporations, 55.

oath, 14.

officer, 14.

persons, 15.

petition, 15.

referee, 15.

secured creditor, 15.

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trustee to deposit money in, 244, 542.

to disburse money by check or draft only, 244.

designation of, for money of bankrupt estates, 348.
to give bond, 348.

bonds of, to be filed, 255.

withdrawal of money from, 600.

DISABILITY-

DETENTION-

of bankrupt, for purposes of examination, 95.
length of, 97.

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of referee, substitute for, 237, 534.

DISCHARGE (see EXAMINATION) —

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definition of, 13.

court to grant or refuse, 18.

on revocation, payment of claims accruing after, 20.

rules with reference to, 28.

omissions from schedule, effect upon, 92,

composition obviates, 122.

hearing of application for, 125.

when granted, 126, 131, 525.
application for, 125.

filing of second, 125.
who may oppose, 128.

proceedings in opposition to, 130.
postponement of determination, 130.

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