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• ■ Wednesday, Dec. 17. (Before His Honor Judge Ward.) ' Peter v. Fergus. —Case adjourned for a month on Mr O’Reilly’s application. > Hugo Friedlander v. Duncan. Cameron. —Mr Purnell for plaintiff, Mr. O’Reilly for defendant. 1 On the application of defendant’s solicitor the case was adjourned for a month on payment of costs. Peter v. Fergus.—Mr. Purnell for defendant stated that his client had been unfairly treated by the absence of Mr. Peter, causing him to have to come from Alford Forest, and In ing hi a witnesses. Adjourned for a month, with costs against plaintiff. BANKRUPTCY OASES. Re Richard Morgan.—Mr. Purnell applied for the costs in this case to be paid out of the estate. A fresh affidavit was ordered to be filed. Re James Johnson, of Roxburgh.— Mr. O’Reilly in support of application for production of account sal es. His Honor ruled that an action for, recovery of the money should he brought in tile ordinary way. Re James Johnson, a debtor. Application for discharge—Mr. Crisp fur applicant A fresh affidavit was ordered to he filed showing that the necessary notices had been gazetted. Re Thomas Dudson—Application- for order for payment of costs. Mr. O’Reilly appeared in support of the application. Mr. Gen. Jameson, as trustee, objected. Fresh affidavits were ordered to be filed. Re James Daly, a debtor—Mr. O’Reilly moved a rule absolute calling upon the Bank of New Zealand to show cause why they should not hand oyer moneys' standf ing to the credit of George Allen, who had been trustee in Daly’s estate, and had himself become bankrupt since. Mr. Harris appeared for the Bank, and after a lengthy argument, His Honor refused to make the rule absolute, before being com vinced that the balance in the Rank belonged solely to Daly’s estate.

Re Priedlander’s hill of sale : a l' r mn , o’n estate—Application by Mr, O’Reilly on behalf of Munroe’s trustees, to set aside the bill of sale. Mr. Purnell appeared to show cause. After lengthy argument the application was refused. Re Wm. Munroo—Application for discharge granted.

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DISTRICT COURT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 36, 18 December 1879

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DISTRICT COURT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 36, 18 December 1879