CHARGE OF INCITING TO ARSON.
: ••• ; . .. Thia&v, Jone 7. At the official meeting of the preditore of 0. Waller and 00. stationers, Tiroarc, yasterday, J W. Waller (whoae wife Martha Waller, trading aa 0. Waller and Go. is the debtor) after answering "tb» question* put to him by oredltors, volunteered, . being still on oath, » statement to the effeot that last April he applied to Sommers for a loan of £300, to be covered by Bill of Sale on ih'e stock and farnltura. Waller's aooount of what transpired between Semmers and blajself on that ocoaslon, was of suoh a nature, that, on the motion of one of the oredltors, it was taken down by the Offidlal Assignee, as follows :— " On April 12th, 1889, 1 saw Mr Sommers m Ohilatoburoh. 'He invited me to the offioe of the Union Printing Works, Owned by himself, I went with him, and he said J oonld have the £300, and that the BUI of Sale was prepared, but that I was to give him my word that I would within a pertain time, say six weeks, put a fire ' stick into the shop at Tlmaru. I pitohed Into blm, and absolutely deollned to have anything to do with it. The value of the 1 Insurance's at the time was about £1900." A resolution was passed ad* journlng further proceedings In the Bankruptcy to Ohrlstohuroh. ■ '
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CHARGE OF INCITING TO ARSON., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2146, 8 June 1889
CHARGE OF INCITING TO ARSON. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2146, 8 June 1889
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