THE SALE OF A DOCK BOND AT MARYPORT.

Our Maryport representative writes :- A writer in a contemporary in referring to the sale of a class 5 bond and also a paragraph relating to the dock which appeared last week, after asking the question how such a thing got into the paper, says : " But when you have two shrewd trustees and an auctioneer with a dock bond and property to sell on one side and a good natured reporter on the other, one has not to look far for an explanation," The insinuation is both gross and uncalled for. The paragraph was not inspired for the purpose of increasing the value of any dock bond. It was a legitimate item of news which I gathered from a source absolutely outside the pale of commercial influence.
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