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INTERPROVINCAIL NEWS

(FJBB PBBSB ASSOCIATION.) Auckland, Außuit 2, Mr J. 0. Firth's creditors met to-day The statement of tbe bankrupt showed that his old mill property was valued at £80 830, bnt the first and fKcond mortgages on it amounted to £53,484 : tbore were shares m the t'aok of New Zealand and other public companies estimated at £23,148 ; tbe new mill property was valued at £39,927, but was eubjeot to a mortgage of £37,241. Tbe whole of his ■'ook io trade, and a portion of his book debts, together with further property valued at £16,957, and a reoond moiety of bis share of tbe interest m the Tearoha Gum Company, valued at £4262, wero ceoared by bill of sale for £15,941. He estimated a ampins of £12,458 from the securities, and his unencumbered Besets were £2900. Tbe unsecured liabilities amount to £12,214 4s 6d, to seven creditors. It fa estimated that 70 000 000 to 80,000,000 ft of kauri Umber trees have been destroyed by fire In Pahlpohl foroat In the last year. A meeting of the Oonnoll of the Auckland Chamber of Oommeroe has been fixed to take place on Mod day afternoon, for tbe parpose of dleousitDg tbe present poll Moil titaatlon. In onoeolbn with this mutter telegrams were sent to* clay to Messrs Withy and Goldle, urging them to tecooslder their reported determination not to seek re-eleotlon* Tbe steamer Douglas, wbllet attempting to cross tbe bar at Opotlkl, went ashore on the western spit. Nearly tbe whole of the cargo of ma'z > was taken not and the vessel floated off on tbe rising tide, not bnvlng received any Injury. Napier, August 2. There wsb a very lively meeting of tbe oredl'ors of Bannar and Lldtilo to-day,laßt< {ng over tbree hoori, and some personal!! Ids were fndnlged m between several oredltors. Nothing dt-finlto was done, except the reception of a report by an accountant, which showed the firm to bave been Insolvent for several years past, though tbe partners continued to draw ont very liberal salaries. ■ ...,. Wiuuoroxoir, August 2, The lacing Olub Delegate! deolded not to make publlo at preitnt tbe tfmU Of ibtJtdttitafttlQß*

"aiw*vd, Thssu tktmia i)»vo b,ea udtmuua "I'-h i» frs> z'ng sbargu of thrce-elghtha of » psnny per lb. Kelson. Aoga^l 2 Tho cord ioa of L'jrd Utan'fcy romnlnß "i« efcim T;-io ultaok of typhoid ia deeiribed as a I'gV onr Beef ton, Auguit 2 Thorn ifl tr-'ftt pxcii> mout horn ov.t ih >ro«potinc o'" «.ho ?o tia au '• Ink rmui Alines, Shire 1 ! m tho f rmor b.u-r dvnncfid t ■ li« G t, n» >i the latter to 15 »iid 15 61 Th:o • ni-n-hs a^onhfir-ei wch (J mpany w. ro a'J ut s<. Lnrg sunoß have b:-en m .<!•> bj i^vo^t r<», m oraj Cioca tit-us nia of poun i . Si»-« u-./---■en ii vt-ry r fo, ani brckors ;vr<> <!oin^ i'+T&O t.Mßii-CSH, Oamaru, Augoß'. 2. An eldo'Jy wm h v ,n« d ?!« nnnl X'a^lcy W29 fftiuJ lv her riou-n m ar ouors biu alftio to d^y, uud vv htlv. b-iny -fttinvsxl to {)i9 hoßj Its! ahe d! d. •d b.-un drhtkinj* ih« proosi-d« i.f a Bait. .f lat.d. Tno iViltry Show which r piaid fn-:J*\ *au a very sucoaasfD] Entries • oro reoo.v^-: from vurloai plac'fi nutsidi )nai.iu, the Onriatcharoh -xhibitor-b-iog forlanA'e la ot-ouriog a number o JffZ'B. ! Invbroaroill, Angaet 2 At a mooting or iho cbmnbci of Cum tnirc) fct ongly unfavorable critioitnn woro pai :ed on the action of (iove n ucm ia ihe appointment of tho liiiiway Comma sioners, and the opnion was oxprosaed h t th-s Commit siouers had <fo::e nothing worth their existence. In fast their ao'l >n had ta some inatancou been retrograde and irritating. A ruction was cirried aEkiug 'ho Ccmmi^flionerß to ro-!o'O suburb m faros. It was resolvel that tho ruomler for tho town bo a6ked to pro'eot aga not the duly on cdrealo proposed by thtVlctorian Govontment as unfriendly to a s'ater ooloDVj

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INTERPROVINCAIL NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2190, 3 August 1889

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