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AUSTRALIAN.

[rER PRESS ASSOCIATION.] Melbourne, May 16. Criminal summonses for fraud have iDeeri issued against the auditors of.th^ Premier Permanent Building ' Association. 4 . Adelaide, May IG. The Government has appointed a Commission to inquire into the charges' of cruelty to blacks on a mission station in the Northern Territory by German missionaries. Sydney, May 16. The Divorce Bill was read a second time in the Upper House by 2& to 15. „ The case in which Simpson (a distant relation of the late David Barry, the millionaire) protests against probate being granted to Mr John Hay, also a distant relation, on the grounds that, at the time the will was made, the testator was not of sound and dispos--1 ing mind, has been decided in favcir of >■■ the . executors. ■ The latter, however, are prepared to relieve Simpson of paying the costs incurred from the time ! that responsive allegations were made, | if lie will give an assurance to cause I ,i^o. further annoyance. The. costs in j 1 question amount to upwards of £2000. i

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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2432, 17 May 1890

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AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2432, 17 May 1890

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