Auckland, August 5. A Committee has been appointed by the Waikato Farmers' Club to prepare suggestions for the amendment of the Dog Act, m order that better protection may be given to sheep from the worrying of dogs. .' A letter fr >m Fiji states that leprosy is spreading there. Wellington, August 5. At the inquest on Andrew Mackenzie at Carterton a verdict was returned that he met his death from a gunshot wound accidentally received. Dunbdin, August 5. At a meeting of the creditors of Messrs Benjamin and Jacobs the Assignee read a legal opinion to the effect that the transfer of mining shares to the bankrupts' wives was attackable, and the meeting authorised the Assignee to test the validity of the transfer, and institute a searching investigation into the assets of both estates, Benjamin to be publicly examined before a Judge. Invercargill, Aug. 5. At a meeting of the creditors of Louis Rodgers, many years m business here, and latterly storekeeping at Pegasus tinfield, the debtor's statement showed secured liabilities L 14,264, unsecured L 744 ; total, L 15,008. The unsecured assets are valued at L 123, the deficiency L 620. The debtor attributed his bankruptcy to depression m business, and the iteavy depreciation m the value of property. .
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INTERPROVINCIAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2484, 6 August 1890
INTERPROVINCIAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2484, 6 August 1890
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