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TREDEGAR.—FRIDAV, JULY 21.…

POLICE INTELLIGENCE.

MERTHYR POLICE.—JULY 21.

SERIOUS COLLISION WITH ( REBECCAITES.…

DISCHARGE OF THE PRISONEKS…

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DISCHARGE OF THE PRISONEKS ON BAIL. Wednesday, 2 o'clock. The following magistrates were present :— Sir John Morns, baronet, Chauman. J H. Vivian, Esq., M.P. John Gfove, Esq. J- D. Berrington, Esq. i Colonel Jones Colonel Cameron Henry Lucas, Esq. Rev. John Collins J. N. Lucas, Esq. Rev. Samuel Davis J. D. Llewelyn, Esq. L. VV. Dillwyn, Esq. C. H. Smith, Esq. L. LI Dillwyn, Esq. The prisoners were then placed at the bar, and Mr. Attwood, the magistiates' clerk, read over the charge to them. Esthet Morgan was charged with having feloniously and maliciously assaulted Captain Napier, with intent to prevent the lawful apprehen,ion of her btother, Henry Morgan; and Morgai Morgan, Esther Morgan, and Rees Moigan were charged will, aiding and abetting the said Es her Morgan. A Welsh interpreter being sworn, he explained to them in Welsh the nature of the charge, and told them they might ad dress any observations to the Bench they thought proper but at the same time warned them that whatever they did say would betaken down in writing and, if necessary for the purposes of public justice, used against them at some future period. 1 he prisoners, acting under the advice of Mr. Walters, their solici- ,or, declined saying anyhing. The magistrates, having formally committed the prisoners, intimated to Mr. Walters their readiness to liberate them, if they could produce good and substautial bail for their appear. ance at the next assizes. Mr. Walters replied that he was prepared with the necessary sureties. Mr. Isaac Jones, Mr. Robert Williams, the Rev. Daniei Davies, and Mr William Thomas, then bound themselves it, the sum of £ 200 each, namely, £100 for each prisoner, to pro. duce the prisoners respectively at the next Glamorganshire assizes. The whole family were then discharged out of custody, and left the hall accompanied by large numbers, who pressed to shaxe hands and congratulate them. Sir John Morris, then addressing Messrs. Tripp and Waltets, said that the magistrates, satisfied that the course they wert about pursuing was a safe one, wished to state that they were willing to liberate the prisoners charged with the destruction o the toll bars, upon condition of each finding two sureties to the amount of C50 each. Mr. Walters wished to know whether the young man who was wounded, and whose case could not be brought forward in consequence of his illness, was to be liberated upon finding sureties. Mr. Aitwood said the charge against him was of a much more serious niture-felony. The Chairman imagined that could make no difference, as his father, mother, and other relatives, who were charged with the commission of the very same offence, had just been liberated on bail. He enquired whether there was any technical objec tion to the course suggested by Mr. Walters. Mr. Tripp replied that there was not. Mr. Walters said he was anxious the young man should bt made as comfor able as circumstances would permit, aod there fore would respectlully request the magistrates to accept of bar tor his appearance when necessary. If there were insuperabU objections to receiving bail in his case (objections which ce' tainly he did not perceive), he (Mr. Walters) should considei it to be his duty to request the magistrates to proceed at one. with the investigation, as the young man's health was sum ciemly restored. The Chairman said he had no objection to taking any course most satisfactory to Mr. Walters, especially in this young man. case, who had already suffered much and which, perhaps, inight influence the magilitrales to grant him some indulgence. It was necessary in the present investigation that everything should be extremely regular. The whole county watched thei, proceedings in fact, the eyes of the whole kingdom wert urned towards them therefore it was necessary that they shoulc avoid informality in their proceedings. If there were no tech- nical objection io the way, he and his brother raagislratti would r not have the slightest difficulty in MOtding to Mr. Walters's application in fact, it would afford them much pleasure to be able to do so. Mr. Walters requested the magistrates to name an eaily du-. flf, pursuing the investigation. The Chairman leplied that the time of the magistrates was at the disposal of the public. He would be happy to meet Mr. Waltets's convenience in any way. Mr. Tiipp hoped the magistrates would have no objection to blowing him a copy of the depositions taken against David Jon a. Mr. Attwood said that Mr. Tripp would be entiiled to a co^jr is soon as the case was closed. Mr. Tripp said it would then be his right he asked for a ■opy now in common fairness to his client. The Chairman 1 cannot give an opinion upon the subject ane way or the other. Colooel Jones We can retire and take the matter into con- -ideration. Mr. Walters again adveited to the case of John Morgan, and requested the magistrates would take the elimination at the I Infirmary. Some conversation ensued upon the subject and it was of. agreed that the examination of witnesses should be l|IT)a,e'3' to-n.onow ai the House of Correction aod in yrocee e wi. man'g committal, the magistrates engaged to use o ne you g. -:n„ SUreties to tbe same amount as those 11berate htm upon tino.. procured by his B0I\. ned lo the station house, for the J he magistrates then adjou. of lhe sever(ll purpose of receiving bail for be a^ ed ID ,he Bwlgoed and soners charged w,th having been engafc Rhydypandy riots. Ihe parties said ( Wed- heen liberated, but are to appear at the Town • oesJ-y next, when a full and public investigation will be en- tered into.

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