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LLANIDLOES COUNTY SESSIONS. These Sessions were held on Thursdav before Mr Edward Davies (chairman), Colonel J. Davies Jenkins, and Mr Gwilym Edmunds. D.C.C. Williams was also present. JURORS. The lists of jurors for the parishes of Llan- idloes Within and Without, Llangurig, and Tre- feglwys were presented by the assistant over- seers, and signed by the Bench. THE TREFEGLWYS TRAGEDY. PRISONER COMMITTED TO ASSIZES. Stephen Bennett Owen (17), of Iliriaeth, in the parish of Llanidloes, surrendered to his bail and was charged that on the 23rd inst he did feloniously kill and slay Alfred Owen, his nephew.—The evidence given at the inquest by the prisoner's brother and Dr Owen was repeat- ed, and appears elsewhere.—The case for the prosecution was taken by Supt Williams.—P.S. Lewis produced the voluntary statement made by the prisoner, which was as follows —" I had been around the fields with my brother, and was coming home carrying the gun. My nephew was in the window and he laughed, so I pointed the gun at him for a joke. I did not know that there was anything in it, so I pulled the trigger and the blow went off accidentally. I looked up at the window, but could not see him so I went to the house a.nd my brother had brought my nephew down. There I saw him, and that is all. I was frightened and went upstairs."— P.S. Lewis also gave evidence of arrest. He read the warrant over to prisoner, and caution- ed him, in reply to which he said nothing.— The prisoner's father, an old, grey-haired man, in a feeble voice, told the Bench that the f,t,tal gun was a borrowed one. and he did not know it was ih the house. Many times Stephen had been forbidden to use the gun.— The prisoner, who keenly felt hi.s position. wept continuously throughout the proceedings. In reply to the charge lie stated lie was not guilty.The Bench retired, and after about 15 minutes' deliberation returned into Court.—The Chairman stated that the Bench could not ex- onerate the accused who would be committed to the next Assizes for the county of Montgom- ery, which would be held at Ruthin on October 16th.—Bail was allowed in two sureties of C50 each in the name of the father and that of Mr D. Jones, Van Shop. PONTROBERT. PREFERMENT OF THE HECTOR—The Bishop of St. Asaph has offered the living of Llatifor, Bala, vacant by the resignation of the Rev R. Owen, to the Rev Edward Roberts, rector of Pontrobert, and Mr Roberts has decided to accept it. Mr Roberts has been at Pontrobert since 1904. The not value of that living, of which the Bishop of St. Asaph is patron, is JE170 with house and four acres of glebe. The net value of Llanfor is £ 193 with houee and 3 £ acres of glebe.