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STOP PRESS ITEMS.

MEETING OF CREDITORS. V meeting of creditors in the bankrupt estate of Henry Thomas Green, clerk, was hehl before the Official Assignee, Mr T. D. Kendall, this afternoon Bankrupt's total indebtedness was set down at £153 Is, and his assftts at £45 13b 6d. This referred, however, only to unsecirred creditors for there were sums owing to secured creditors totalling £577 6s 6d, on which, the estimated security exceeded the amount lent and left a balance. The secured creditors were \V. 11. Ganderton (£555 13s 6d) and the Dunedin and Suburban Money Club (£2l 13s). • The security for these was a section and dwelling at Littlebourno. The principal unsecured creditors are G. O. brant (CTocer) £591 14s 10s, the Perpetual Trustees £lO and a number of smaller amounts for groceries, meat, bread, furniture, coal, etc. Mr Aspinall appeared for bankrupt, and seven creditors weft !>"«**• Bankrupt in his general statement, said that his health had broken down four years ago, he was under medical treatment for three months, and unable to cam anything for five months. Ho got a long way behind, and this was largely the cause of his present position. In his present position he earned £2 lL a week, but with a wife and family of six young children, nnd tl<> hi-di <-ost of living, he had been unable to reduce his indebtedness. Acai.i't lately, his wife had had a severe illness, and was only now rppnvnphi H.vin.r been passed by a number of his creditors, and two havhe had had to seek the protection of th ° Bu'krunt was being examined at 3 p.m. He stated that he had gone bankrut 20 years before, and had not applied for his discharge. Tic said that this was one of those unfortunate cases where, through B iSss and a largo family, a man had gone behind. Ho did not see any assets for creditors. Af .,:. nße The matter was loft in the hands of the Assignee.

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STOP PRESS ITEMS., Evening Star, Issue 15643, 6 November 1914

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STOP PRESS ITEMS. Evening Star, Issue 15643, 6 November 1914

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