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THE RHYL ADVERTISER

TO CORRESPONDENTS.

-___------___-JOHN BRIGHT…

BANKRUPTCIES IN CHESTER AND…

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BANKRUPTCIES IN CHESTER AND NORTH WALES. Summaries Jiave already been published of the working of the Bankruptcy Act in several of the largo towns during the past year, and by the courtesy of the Official Receiver (Mr William Evans), wo are enabled to place befuro our readers a few figures relative to the cases dealt with in the Chester and North Wales district during the twelve months just ended. The number of petitions tiled was 52, and on these 4G receiving orders were made, and one interim receiving order, which was ultimately withdrawn. In all the cases the Official Receiver conducted an investigation up to the fir. meeting of creditors and attended the public laminations of the debtors. In five of the cH;,1, iLo estates were transferred to trustees, leaving 11 iu the Official Receiver's hands, in one of which tlicre were no assets. In the other forty cases twenty dividends ranging from 6d to 12s have been paid, and compositions of 58., 7s., ]0s., lis., an i respectively in five other cases. One .-scheme of arrangement providing for an early payment of 7s Gd has also been sanctioned. Three of the estates transferred to trustees have also paid dividends, one of 7s Gd., one of 15s., and tho other 2s 6d., out of a prospective 10s in a few months. There have been three applications for discharge, of which two were granted, unconditiouidiy, and tho other was made conditionally on the 'bankrupt paying Is in the £ out of his tfufcure- eafni^gs,. Three debtors absconded one returned' arfd rendered warrants were issued for'the-apprehen-; sion of two. Another bankrupt was prodeCu'tcd Ãot" fraud at the was sentenced to three months imprisonment with hard labour. Seven receiving orders were made during the last two months of 188-1, anel-i during tho first fortnight of this year. Out of the 17estatts open on 01st December, nine dividends will be made by the middle of February, and eight of the estat es closed.

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