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The amount of revenue collected at the Oustom-honse on urnods cleared to-day for consumption was L 1,363 Os lid, MINING NOTES. Rekfton, May 14.—Mr A. W. Goll, M.8., mining expert from London, who has been inspecting the Reefton mines in the interest of English capitalists, completed his work here, and proceeds on Thursday to Lyell to inspect the mines there. He expresses no opinion whatever locally. CREDITORS’ MEETING. The adjourned meeting of creditors in the estate of John Lindsay Weir, of Dunedin, commission agent, was held at the office of the Official Assignee this mornincr, Mr Calvert appeared for the bankrupt; Mr J. Macgregor for certain creditors. There was again no quorum of creditors present. Mr Calvert took exception to certain remarks of the Assignee made at yesterday’s meetinv, and_ explained the nature of bankrupt’s dealings in that respect, A wrong construction had b;en put upon the whole matter by Mr Macgregor (Mr Macgregor: Excuse me, I siinnly asked questions), or the Official Assignee,—The last-named stated that ho was endeavoring to realise on the section belonging to bankrupt; but if the money which the latter expected from Home arrived matters would be put right. —Mr Macgregor said that bankrupt had been careless, perhaps, but that was all. In answer to a question by Mr Macgregor, the bankrupt said that he expected the money out from Home, and it was simply a matter of time. Upon the Assignee remarking that nothing else could be done at present the meeting adjourned. [Hi' Telegrabu.] Sydney, May 14.—Wheat is in fair request at 4s 6d to 4s 9d. Melbourne, May 14.—Wheat is quiet at 5s 7d.

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COMMERCIAL., Issue 7906, 14 May 1889

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COMMERCIAL. Issue 7906, 14 May 1889

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