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DISTRICT COURT.

ASHBURTOBT— FRIDAY.

(Before His Honor Judge Ward \ IN BANKRUPTCY. In iSe Ansx Pbootob. " Application for oider of discharge.— The baokrupt had not taken tie nocefliuy steps, and His Honor allowed the nutter to itand over for a conplo of months. iNiJfIP. D. IiOWE. Order for pablio examiaatioii.^-Tha Assignee reported that the creditors had no intention of proceeding with the matter. Bib Honor declared the public examina* tion aloaed. In Re Aiexandbb Tubnbb. Motion lor order oC disoharga.— Mt Oriep for the bankrupt. Mr Outbbertion, on behalf of a wages creditor opposed the discharge. The creditor, i* qneation, James Butt, gave evidence that Turner owed, him £U €or wages. Turner gare a. bill for £9 m part settlement of an account dwa by witness' father, and witness gave a receipt m full for the, amount of wages owed to him. His H nor said that the law was expllolt that only a deed of release oonld dliohatga a bankrupt cf obligations acob at this. He oonld not bold that the receipt given b? the creditor In this onse was a enfficlent dißoh»rge.— His Honor allowed the> matter to stand over till next Oonri day. Iti order that bankrupt might settle wltb bis creditor.— .Subsequently the bslano* of wagea waa paid to the eredltor, and by consent his Honor sat at two o'clock and granted the application for dlaoharge, In H& Kobbrx Ehnis. Motion foe order of discharge— Mr Orlin for bankrupt.— Order granted. In Be E, W. Osbornb. Mot'on for order to set aalde a bill of sale.— Mr Oaygill for the Deputy Offloia AB»lgnee.-Mr MoOonnell who was to oppose the motion did not appear, but telegraphed to the Olerk of Oouct that h» was com tag by the expreaa tsaln.— Hte Honor said that no valid reason hid besa shown for adjourning the cue.— Mr Uayglll was not prepared with evldenoa to prove the bill of a*le, and on bis application the case was adjourned till 18th Ootobsr. . In R& Alexander Pbootob. Motion to show ooaae why asßlgnment of certain propor^y ehould not be executed.—Mr Oaygill for Assignee; Me J'ornell opposed the motion,, wMoh was for an order to compel the bankrupt toassign for the benefit of hlB creditors hit Interest m. oertajn property In Sootland left him hy will. The matter had not been pawoeeded with before aa t had hoed thought that there were sufficient asoets In the colony to aatlafy | n £ Q H all M^H^t eatat^-Mr Powell stated m. h!!?k w T "»">nß **• motion on £?1 .! b * nlwi * t - He aald that bot or the negligence of the Assignee In tea* IS "'"Mfci the claim of the lolltary creditor In the estate would have been •atlnfied lon fi a go> and that there wert eufinlent eaeots | Q the oolocy to nay bankrupt's debts In fall without seeing npoa this small property In Sootland. Mr Oiygfll called evidaaoe and fefatad thst Imputation of nogllgonoa made against tha aa»lgnof ~Hl» H>nor made an order thai the bankrupt forthwith fueante tha

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DISTRICT COURT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2225, 13 September 1889

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