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THEFT OF CLOTH IN 3 AT PENARTH.

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THEFT OF CLOTH IN 3 AT PENARTH. THE PRIVILEGES OF "SPRING CLEANING." At PenarLh 1> uncxoourt on Monday last (before Mr V. Trayes a nd Mr J. UuncaA. Annie Kflly, .a woman, was brought up in custody charged on remand with stealing various articles of clothing, household furniture, &c., value 20s, belonging to Louisa John, 3, Salop-street, Penarth, on the 10th ultimo.—The prosecutrix stated that prisoner obtained access to her house and carried away the things, sell- ing them on different occasions to Susannah Annie Johnson, Anrre Buckland (wife of James Buckland), and Emily Williams, making various excuses as to how she got possession of the articles-to Mrs Buck- land that they belonged to her father (who wished to dispose of them), and to Mrs Williams that they were given to her while spring cleaning" in different houses. — Police-constable Ebenezer Rees proved arresting the accused in Cardiff, and, in reply to the charge, she pleaded guilty.—Prisoner had now nothing to say.—Police-sergeant Sansom said nothing was known against the defendant before.—The Bench said the theft was a serious and deliberate one, and the accused would be sent to prison for a fortnight's hard labour, Mr Trayes at the same time strongly commenting upon the reckless conduct of the women named in buying the stolen property from the prisoner.

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