(PHB PRESS ASSOCIATION. Auckland, July 12. At tha meeting of Me T. Morrin's creditors to-day nnanimouß resolutions were passed requesting the offiolal assignee to facilitate the debtor's discharge and giving 'Me Morrin the whole of his farnitnre. Mb J. 0. Firth wan presented by bio late employees with a shield of their photographs to-day, la replying Air Firth said that whilst he had lost all hia property be was satisfied ao long as it was not through his own fault. A young man, of 18, named Felix Niokesson, had hla lef % arm torn off through Mb being caught In the machinery at G.bbi' flix mill, Ohurohill. : Wanganui, July 12. The train leaving here at 445 this afternoon ranover a man at Turaklna platform. It Is supposed he was lying across the rails m a druuken Btate. He was 'picked up ten minutes after the train passed, and it was found that the lower part of both legs had been oat off. A doctor from Marton was sent for, and he ordered the sufferer to be sent to Wangnul to have a double amputation aoQve the kneea. A special train was dent oat at 10 p.m. to fetch him. OHRIBTOHOBOH, July 12. The tender of Joseph Jay. and 00., Groymoatb, at . £22,489 7a 3d foi the Ahaura section of the Midland Railway will be accepted. Tncre were eleven tenders, the highest being £32,106 4s. Timaeit, July 12. i The South Canterbury Hospital and Ohatltable Aid Board to-day dißounaed.the new BUI and carried resolutions affirming (1) That oharitable aid would be more •efficiently and eoonomioally dealt with by Road Boards, Town Boards, aud Borough Oounoils than by large bodies, auoh to have power to levy a rate for the purpose , and reoelve a subsidy from Government ; (2)1 Hospitals should be managed by Boards representing the contributing dls triqts m proportion to rate liability ; and (3) ! That provision should be made for boarding oat neglected children alternative to their being sent to an Industrial SoHool and the same tobtldv given.
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