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A first meeting of creditors in the estate of Joseph Bain Calder (ot Dunedin), tailor, was held at the Official Assignee's office this forenoon, Mr Meaty aril represented the debtor. The debtor's statement showed his liabilities to unsecured creditors to be L 250 3s 4d, and his assets L 123, leaving a deficiency of LI 25 3s 4d. The principal unsecured creditors are: Dodgshun and Co, LlOl 15s lOd ; R. Jamison aud Co., L 77 6s lOd ; George Munro (for rent and expenses), L 27. The assets are : Stock-in-trade and fixtures, estimated at L 35 (seized by the landlord, and sold on Monday last); book debts, LI 17 (estimated to produce L 70); furniture, L2O. The Debtor examined, stated that he attributed hia bankruptcy to bad debts, the loss from his trousers pocket of L2O, and the sacrifice of his stock. On September 14, while on his way to Mr Dodgsnun's offico, he lost L2O from his trousers pocket. Neither himself nor his wife had any property. The Assignee: You swear that you lost the money in the way that you desoribe ? The Debtor : Yes, sir. The Assignee said that as the debtor could work at his trade there would be no necessity to make him an allowance.

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MEETINGS OF CREDITORS., Issue 8036, 12 October 1889

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MEETINGS OF CREDITORS. Issue 8036, 12 October 1889

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