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ASHBURTON-MONDY.

(Before His Honor Jadge Ward.) IN BANKRUPTCY. JKe ALFX JPBCCroK, Applloitlun for order for discharge. — Mr Oayglli for the Aaiignee, asked that the matter be allowed to stand over. Owing to thu bankrnpey of Piuctor, Joaea and Co., the affair now wore a different aspect, and the Assignee was not prepared juet yet to give hla assent to ihe dlaoharge, Tbe bankrupt had been advised of this — on the motion of Mr Oayglll next Court day was fixed as the time for the oaukrupt to apply for bis disoharge. Bt HENRY ANDERSON. AppUoation for order of duoharge. — Mr Crisp for bankrupt.— Order granted Be THOMAS WHITTINGTON. Adjourned pnblto examination.— Mr Oayglil fur the Assignee, Mr Outhbertson for the bankrupt — In this case, at last Court day, oertain of the creditors sought to have tbe bankrupt committed to gaol under the summary jurisdiction of the Court, on the ground that at the time some of bis debu were inourrod, he had no reasonable or probable expectation of being able to pay them. Kvidenae was thm taken and the matter adjourned for argument to the present sitting, — Mr O»ygill put m the statement of assets and liabilities m the estate, m support of the, evldeaoe led on the previous oooastoa the' matter was before tbe Court, — Mr O*ygiil addressed the Court.— Hla Honor said that tbe creditors bad made out a fairly strong oaae, bat it har^y went far enough to justify the Court In oommiitlng tbe bankrupt criminally* — Pabllo examination closed. Be S. D. LGWB, Oraer far pubao examination. — Mr Outbbertioa said that be bad acted fur tbe bankrupt m filing the petition, but ha bad received no notification that it was intended to hold a publlo examination. — The Assignee said hu could explalu the position. At the first meeting of oreditoia a resolution was filed directing that the bankrupt be publioly examined, but nothing was elicited on whloh thoy could prooeed, and they consequently abandoned the position ihey bad taken up —Hla Honor pointed ont that the Aasigueo bad not complied with the requirements of tbe Act m advertising the matter and notifying the creditor!. The assignee latd that he had not been suppled with any funds by the creditors, — His Honor held that the provisions of the Aot muat be complied with, but on the application oi the Assignee adjourned the matter till next sitting of ttve Court to allow of the steps laid down by law being taken. The Court tben rose.

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ASHBURTON-MONDY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2173, 15 July 1889

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