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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.

FALSE PRETENCES.;

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FALSE PRETENCES. Richard Pritchard, alias Henry Lewis, 24, collier, was indicted for having unlawfully obtained from Sarah; Jones, at Carreghofa, on the 11th of November, 1870, by means of false pretences, the sum of k7, with intent to defraud her. Prisoner pleaded not guilty. Mr C. Howell prosecuted.âSarah Jones said that the prisoner went to her house on the 10th of November to lodge. He represented that he was employed by the railway com- pany, and should require the lodgings for about four months. He also said his father was a farmer. Prisoner said he was very fond of music, and witness told him there was a piano next door. Prisoner said he should like to see it, and would buy it if possible. Witness told her neighbour, and the prisoner went to see the piano. Prisoner agreed to purchase the piano for £ 6. He said h's luggage was coming on the following Monday. Prisoner got a piece of paper, and asked witness whether he could cash it at Llanj mvnech. Witness said she did not know she could not, as she had only S7 or £ 8. He then asked wit- ness to lend him E7 or £ 8 in case he could not cash it. Witness then counted k7, and prisoner took the money off the table. He asked her to go with him to Mrs Richards, her neighbour, to witness the transaction of payment for the piano, but when there he said that one of the legs of the piano required fastening. He said he would go and fetch the joiner, and left and did not return. She would not have lent prisoner the money had he not represented he was employed by the railway com- pany.âMary Richards, wife of Edward Richards, shoe- maker, Llanymynech, corroborated.âEdward Tanner, superintendent of the permanent way of the Cambrian Railways, said he had the management of all work upon the permanent way except that connected with the tele- graph. Prisoner had not been employed by the railway company.âJoseph Dicks, station-master at Llanymynech, said that he was not aware of any alteration or work in connection with the telegraph at Llanymynech during November. There was some alteration in the month of May. Was not aware that the prisoner had been em- ployed on the line.âStephen Mason, inspector of the Potteries Railway at Llanymynech, said that the pri- soner had not been employed upon that line.âP.C. Breese, Llandysilio, said that after receiving information of the affair, he wrote to the superintendent of police at Dudley, and prisoner was apprehended there. Witness went to Dudley on the 20th of December last, and prisoner said, in answer to the charge, that he never was at Llanymynech in his life. He brought the prisoner to Welshpool.âPrisoner made a fluent but ungrammatical address to the jury, in defeiiee. Guilty. -Prisoner pleaded guilty to two previous convictions for misdenieanour.- Sentenced to seven years' penal servitude and, at the ex- piration of that time, to be subjected to seven years' police surveillance.âPrisoner (to the chairman): I hope you may keep there till I come back.

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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