A very plea-ant gathering took place lat the warehouse of Messrs. Briscoe and I Co. I Ltd.) on Thursday evening, when I Mr. W. C!. Macindoe. their northern traveller, was the recipient of a handsome cabinet of cutlery from the staff on the occasion of his marriage. The manager (Mr. .-\. (i. Gr.ih.iin), in making the ju-csrntrttion. spoke in very high terms of tl'.e esteem in which tbe recipient i--1 held by them all. Mr. Macindoe ,-uitablv replied, ."-ml his health was toasted with musical 'honours. 'Ihe number of t:>.-ri-cabs in London sirows r.t a great rat". On February 1 : there were no fewer than 20__G r.f these vehicles licensed in the Metropolitan i Police District, as against 4747 hansom I cabs and 3624 "_ot_r-vv-.eelei,."
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