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COMMITTAL OF TWO YOUNG LADIES FOR PASSING BAD MONEY. On Monday a large number of respectable persons attended at Hereford Police-court, which was crowded to excess, to see two 'respectably-dressed young women, Rose Smith and Catherine Smith, sisteca, who had been apprehsnded on a charge of uttering one counterfeit half-crown at the shop of Messrs. Work- man, ironmonger, and with attempting to pass another half-crown at the shop of Mrs. Parker. It appeared that they went to Workman's shop for two- penny worth of blacking, on Wednesday, for which the prisoner Catherine tendered a counterfeit half- crown/and obtained the change. They then went to Parker's for sixpennyworth of stationery. Rose offering a half-crown to pay for it. She was told by the shopman that it was bad, to which she replied that she was not aware of it, and that she had taken it that morning at 'Workman's ahop, and would go back at once and change it. They left the shop, and went towards Workman's shop, situated a few doors lower down the street, but the shopman who watched them, saw that they turned into the butter market. This SrX,° SU £ P!f fnd 0n S°inS t0 Workman's he found that a bad half-crown had been received from the prisoners. The police were at once communicated witn, and the superintendent subsequently appre- hended the prisoners at a public-house. They told him, when charged with the offence, that a gentle- man-like him ought to protect ladies rather than insult ^them. At this time they were standing opposite the fire-place, and hearing something drop into the grate (there being no fire in it), the superintendent searched, and discovered a purse containing one half crown, three florins, and twenty- fonr shillings, all counterfeit. A purse was subae- juently found on the prisoner Catherine, containing T- > food money, and one counterfeit shilling. All the counterfeit coins were-wrappedio separate pieces of paper, so that they might not raub igainst each other. The Mint authorities having de- termined to prosecute, the prisoners were both coffl- nitted for trial at tim ensuing City Sessions, the nagistrates accepting bail in two sureties of £ 100 each or each prisoner. They are respectably connected, md their father lives at Pontrilas, near AbergaveDBy" -Birmirogham Post. — >#■

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