7 DECEMBER 1833, Page 14

" A warm contest is likely to arise between the

barristers and attornies, as to the propriety of attornies being allowed to plead as advocates in the Sheriff's New Courts; and it is announced that the Bar have signified their intention to attend these Courts, if the exclusive right of audience be given to them ; but that if, on the contrary, attoraies are allowed to plead, the barristers will absent themselves entirely from the Courts.—Daily Papers.

Our readers will remember the old proverb, " When rogues fall out, honest men may get their own." Perhaps this split in " the profession" may be followed by a reduction in the price of justice, or at least of law. If so, by all means let the battle rage.