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ITWO IDEAS OF ARMY REFORM.

I .STEEPLECHASE FIXTURES.

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MONTGOMERYSHIRE QUARTER SESSIONS.

ROBBERY AT MANAFON. j

EMBEZZLEMENT AT LI.ANWYDDELAN.

SHEEP STEALING.

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SHEEP STEALING. George Spiers, 50, farmer, was indicted for having, on the 22nd October, 1870, stolen, at Llanerfrl, five sheep, the property of David Evans also, with having stolen, on the following day, one sheep, the property of John Morris. Prisoner pleaded not guilty. Mr C. Howell ap- peared for the prosecution and Mr E. M. Jones for the prisoner.âThe prosecutor, David Evans, said he was a farmer at Llanerfyl. He had twenty-six sheep a short time previous to October 21st, when he missed eight sheep. The five skins produced came off his sheep. The prisoner had sheep, but they were differently marked, His farm joined the prisoner's.âCross-examined Pri- soner's sheep were marked with red, as well as his own, but differently. Knew that the prisoner kept a lot of I sheep. Had never heard prisoner say he had bought ] seventy-four sheep at Cann-office.-To the cha;rman: My land was fenced rouiri. My sheep got through prisoner's fence on to his land. There was a gap in one part of the prisoner's fence.âRichard Morgans, skinner, Llanerfyl, said the prisoner brought seven skins to him on a Satur- day in October, and he purchased them for 5s. lOel. The police went to his premises on the same day, and he handed the skins over to them.-P.C. Breese said he re- ceived the skins from the last witness on the 20th of October, 1870.-P.C. Ed. Davies said he welt to the prisoner's house oil October 31st, and found three carcases of mutton and six sheeps' heads. He charged prisoner "with the robbery, and he said he bought the sheep and killed them, in order that they might not trespass upon his neighbour's land.âP.C. Breese, re-called, said he searched another farmhouse occupied by the prisoner, and found shoulders and legs of mutton that appeared to have been cut from recently-slaughtered sheep. Prisoner said he could produce two other carcases to correspond with the skins.âWilliam Davies was called for the defence. the skins.âWilliam Davies was called for the defence. He had known the prisoner for two years. Prisoner hall: told him he had purchased seventy-four lambs in I860, and lost about twenty of them. He afterwards said he had found some of them, and would kill them. âThe Rev. J. M'lntosh, rector of Llanerfyl, gave the prisoner a good character for honesty and good conduct.âThe Chair- man summed up, and the jury retired to consult.âNot guilty.âNo evidence was offered upon the second indict- g ment, and the prisoner was therefore discharged.

FALSE PRETENCES.;

STEALING TURKEYS.

RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY.…

ROBBERY AT GUILSFIBLD. |

PLEADED GUILTY. j

BILLS IGNORED. j

DENBIGHSHIRE QUARTER SESSIONS.I

THE NEW HAWKERS' ACT.!

A QUERY WITH REGARD TO A NEW…

THE CORONER'S REPORT. ]

j A PETITION TO THE HOUSE…

FRIDAY. !

SHREWSBURY.

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