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,LORD WINDSOR AND HIS TENANTS.

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LORD WINDSOR AND HIS TENANTS. ARE THERE TWELVE HONEST JURY MEN IN GLAMORGAN? On Saturday morning last, at the Royal Court" of Justice, London, in the Lord Chief Justice Court (before Mr. Justice Maristy and Mr. Justice Stephen), Mr. Webster, Q C., moved, on behalf of the defendant, in the case of Pritchard v. Lord Windsor, by way of appeal from a judgment of Mr. Justice North ofiirming the decision of a master who declined to change the venue from Glamorganshire to London. The action was brought by two of Lord Windsor's tenants to re- cover damages for an alleged trespass said to have been committed in removing coal from underneath a field adjoining the plaintiff's farms, which they alleged belonged to them, as freeholders. The de- fendant alleged, however, that for over 100 years he and his predecessors had been in JKJS- session, and that, the jplaintiff had merely a right of pasturage over the fieid in question. The learned counsel said he was informed that the master thought there was not sufficient ground for a change of venue on the facts, but the learned judge was of opinion that a case had been made out. When, however, it was mentionted that it would be necessary to view the land, his lordship thought an insuperable difficulty existed to chang- ing the place of trial, no (the learned counsei) submitted, however, that, as the defendant was willing to the costs of a view if the venue were changed, that difficulty did not exist.— Mr. Justice Manisty: Can you compel a jury to gt from one county to another ?—Mr. Webster No my lord, it is a matter of arrangement with the sheriff. The learned counsel furt her said the grount of the application to change the venue was that afaii trial of the action could not be had in the county of Glamorgan, and he produced affidavits to that effect. The affidavits of Lord Windsor's solicitor and agent stated that a large number of relative! and friends of the plaintiff resided in the county and were of the class from which jurors would bf selected, and the deponents were of opinion thai it would be impossible in the ordinary way tc select twelve impartial jurymen. It was also stated in the affidavits that there existed in South Wales a stronger feeling of partisanship than existed in Middlesex or any other county, and that this case was looked upon as a cafe of tenant against landlord,and local feeling had been excited. The learned counsel also wished to refer to the affidavits of the other side. The plaintiff's soli- citor stated that the defendant was an influential landowner, and had more influence in South Wales than the plaintiff, who was a poor man. H (the learned counsel) submitted that that went tc prove his case, as local feeling had been excitcd it respect to the case. Tiie affidavit also stated that the deponent was of the opinion that it was no- impossible to obtain in Glamorgan twelve hones: jurymen—(laughter)—and he considered that such a statement, was a libe! upon Glamorgan (Laughter.) the learned counsel said he would be quite roady to defend an action for libel if it WHS brought. (Laughter.) At least, he would urge their lordships to change the place of trial from Cardiff to Swansea.—Mr. Justice Stephen: You could have a special jury. and they would not, be farmers.—Mr. Justice Manisty: I am sure in Cardiff you would have a jury very different from what you sup- pose. Mr..Justice Stephen: Tho affidavits all suppose that it if to be tried by a common jury of farmers. Mr. Webster: I do not know that special jury would be exclusively composed of merchants farmers are sometimes summoned.— Mr. Justice Mnn:?ty: But out of a panel of 4P surely vou could obtain twelve impartial men.— Mr. Justice Stephen I should thirk twelve hones* men might be found in Glamorgan. (Laughter.)— After some further discussion, their lordships without calling on the other side, dismissed th appeal with costs.

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