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SPIRIT OF THE WELSH PRESS.

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THE CHARGE AGAINST A SHREWSBURY…

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THE CHARGE AGAINST A SHREWS- BURY AUCTIONEER. gSSSg At the Shrewsbury Police Court on Tuesday before a full bench of magistrates, John Charles Jones, who formerly carried on business as an auctioneer at Shrewsbury, was again placed in the dock on a charge that he having been adjudged a bankrupt, did leave England with X200, in his possesion, which money ought to have been divided among his creditors. Mr W. F. Williams again prosecuted on behalf of the Treasury, and Mr Maurioe Jones, Welshpool, defended. Mr Williams explained that the case would probably occupy their worships for two days, as there were twenty three witnesses on behalf of the Crown. Under the circumstances he asked for a further remand. He proposed to call one witness who would give sufficient evidence to justify the remand asked for. Mr Maurice Jones said, he did .not suppose for one moment that he could successfully oppose the applica- tion for a further remand. But really considering the-fact that the prisoner had been in goal since the 8th inst., and was to be further remanded for another eight days it gave one the idea that justice moved slowly, and indeed it reminded one of the days when there was no such thing as A Habeas Corpus Act. Mr Williams; My friend has only to consent to a remand. Mr Jones I consent to nothing in a criminal case. John Heaney, a clerk formerly in prisoner's employ was then called, be said that he remembered Mr Jones leaving Shrewsbury on the 14th of April, and he told witness that he was going to London for about a week on business. He left by the mail train about ten o'clock in the evening. He had with him two trunks, two small boxes, a hat box, and a small crate. At his direction witness drew a cheque X120 on Jones's account, at the Birmingham and District Bank. The day previous he handed to him about £ 37 the proceeds of a two days sale, held in the Lion Rooms, On the following Monday witness re- ceived a telegram from Jones, saying he intended to return that night. However he did not return, and the following morning witness had received a letter which had been handed to Mr Carias, (the assis- tant official receiver). Mr Manrice Jones said he failed to see anything in the evidence to justify a further remand, and remind- ed their worships of the proverb that" justice delayed i justice denied." The accused WM further remanded until Tuesday.

ROBERT OWEN,

FATAL 1 ACCIDENT AT ABERYSTWYTH-I

THE MEANING OF HEREFORD BYE-ELECTION.

NEW RADNOR.

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