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lames Bowen, J. Boultbee, W. Buck, J. Colby, Thomas Danes, H D Evans, J. Griffiih, W, O. Gwyn. J. H. BOWHI), VV D Jones, M.D, M. Jo' es, G. B J. Jordan, Lieu" John Lewe«, W. H. Lewes, C R. Long. Jrofi, Th Nit),-ris, S. H. J. Parrv, J. E. Rogers, H ^auehnn, Vaoghan. and G G. Williams. Tblp 'u»1 pr'I('IIIIIJafion agait.Nt vice and immorality tavihght..cnrt..d, Mis Lorc^hip congratulated the praf.d jury on their nil attendance, and the almost entire absence of crime -the calendar only containing one case—that b'-ing lgi"fi8t a certain John Jones, for felonious y uttering ieriain forgH promissory notes for the respective Unoiints of X48 and £20, with intent to defraud one frees Thomas, on the 19th of May last. There were leparate hill-, but the transaction was one, although in a e.vat point of view there were two counts. Prisoner was ndehted to the prosecutor in the sum of £ 2], and called In him, produced two promis-ory notes, and requested tn advance' on their account. The note for X48 was >riginally tor £ 80, but the XSO wa< erased, and X48 was idhaiituted. It tvas not in the usual f rm, and prosecutor isked prisoner whether the attesting witness was bound n the note, to which he replied in the negative—that he fas merely a witness to the note. The money was idvanoed, and prosecutor requested by prisoner not to eek payment for some time. This excited his suspicion, vhicbted to enquiries being made, the result of which Vas the apprehension of the prisoner. The grand jury were absent for some time, and brought n a true bill. His Lordship having thanked them, hey were dismissed. John Jones, 51, labourer, was then indicted for felo- liousiy uttering (well knowing the same to be forged) a tertam promissory note tor the payment of zC48, with Hent thereby to defraud one Rees Thomas, at Lla-n- tyseul, on the 191h of May. 1868. The prisoner pleaded Not Guilty. Messrs Hughes and Lascelles, instructed by Mr John tales, Llandyssul, appeared for the prosecution; and Mr T. Williams, instructed "y Mr W. F. George, New- Sastle Emlyn, (or the defence. A considerable amount of evidence was given, and the Witnesses subjected to a severi., examn«Hon. His Lordship having summed «}:. dilating upon the principal points in the evidence, the jury retired. After 11) absence of about half an hour they returned into !°urt. On the foreman being a-ked whether they had agreed upon the verdict., he read trom a pap-r the fol- lowing words My Lord, we find the pri-onor guilty tolling stories concerning the document all through, TOt we think that he should pay the money back if he IhoUld have the three months' time; therefore, my lord, taping you will take him to your mercy.' Thill being totistrued into guilty. the prisoner, in answer to the Question whether he had anything to say why sentence j&ould not be passed upon him, said, 1 never did it.' ''is Lordship passed sentence, that he be imprisoned and *ept to hard labour ,or twelve months. ¥he Court rose at 1 30.