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[Pbh Press Association .]

Wellington. Maroh 27.

Hh Honor, Mr Ju- tloe Uil lea, delivered an important ja-igineut to-day m the qiae of Boil v I'itneaa and otbsre k ckfinJng the eX'.ent of Itßbilltlea if members of friendly societies'. She plaintiff lv the ease is a contractor, whoße teuder w&s nccep'ed by theOoarlEurek.i A 0.F., fur tho ereo'lon of a hall m WukufkOd Btroet, but af'.or the work had proceeded n certain climntoa tro trn.stvies fout d the? o-.u!d not liaaaco aa they expected, and ih« wurS; was otopped. Mr 801 l sued the trustees, aud exooutod jadfcnnnt »galu»t tbe property of the lidge bat this realised lit la more than the Sheriffs fees, and plaintiff then sought to make the members individually liable, T' c 0480 was fully and ably argued on the question of the Indlviduil liability of the members, and hla Honor delivered judgment, going exhaustively into ton mat tor. Ho enturad judgtmeut for defeudants on -he iaw puini with coats of argument £30. Although thla "^judgment virtaasly (itsDMSes of tho case so far os the O.mrfc is oonoorned It will bu neoesßary to enter the action for bearing when It will be open for tbo plaintiff if he sees fie to enter a a dlsoontiauauce

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IMPORTANT TO FRIENDLY SOCIETIES, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2096, 28 March 1889

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IMPORTANT TO FRIENDLY SOCIETIES Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2096, 28 March 1889

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