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CONCLUSION OF THE TICHBORNE CASE. A NONSUIT ENTERED. THE CLAIMANT TO BE PROSECUTED FOR PERJURY. HIS APPREHENSION. The hearing of this case was resumed yesterday morning in the Court of Queen's Bench, it being the 103rd day. What took place in connection with this case on Monday last had the effect of causing great crowds to assemble round the approaches to the Court long be- fore the appointed time for meeting. So eager were people to obtain an entrance that it was with the ut- most difficulty that a numerous body of police who were in attendance could secure the entrance of those who had business to transact. Of course in the Court itself every available spot was inconveniently crowded by barristers and others, who waited patiently for the sitting of the Court. Shortly before eleven o'clock the Attorney-General, Mr. Hawkins, Q.C., Sir George Honeyman, and the other counsel for the defendant took their seats, and soon afterwards Mr. Serjeant Ballantine followed. The Lord Chief Justice came into Court at three minutes past eleven, and the foreman of the jury handed in some further communications which he had received, he said, from New York. His Lordship looked at one of the communications, and said that that one was not from New York, and it was to his mind like many others which he had re- ceived it was of no consequence whatever. He pe- rused another of them at length, and said it belonged to one of a class of which many had been received from persons who had lost relations, or who fancied that they had claims to property. There was another paper, which contained suggestions which to his mind were of no importance whatever. Mr. Sergeant Ballantine then rose and said -I need hardly say that after the communication of the jury on Monday, I have considered the position in which we are placed with great anxiety, and desire to do that which is right to all parties. I have not had any personal comunication with Mr. Giffard, which I-greatly regret; but I have received a communication from him, in which he has discussed tl8 matter at conside- rable length, and in a manner that might be expected, p IR and in his views I entirely concur. I have, therefore, the satisfaction of acting entirely in concert with Mr. Giffard and my other learned friends in the case. I may also say that I have the full sanction of my clients r dealing according to my discretion with their inte- rests. I have felt it necessary to recall the evidence that has been given for the plaintiff, and to read several communications that have been made to me upon the subject of a particular portion of the case. The Far- ticular portion that I allude to is that which is now called the tattoo part." The expression of opinion by the jury upon this part of the case, the jury said that they did not require further evidence. I am aware that I am called on to prove affirmatively that the claimant is entitled to this baronetcy and estates, and, failing to do so, I am bound to admit that I should not be in a position to ask for a verdict. At the same time I should be glad thoroughly to understand the mean- ing of the statement made by the jury, as to which my mind is at present in a state of obscurity. I should be glad to know whether they are acting solely upon the tattoo marks, or whether what they have said applies to a general view ef the ease, and their duty in reference to it. It would be 'a great injustice if they have taken into consideration state- ments which have been made by the Attorney-General in his speech, many of which statements have received no proof. I think that the jury would feel that their minds should be carefully guarded against acting on statements of which there is no proof, and should be governed solely by what has been proved. I make the suggestion because upon the subject of the tattoo marks we have been taken entirely by surprise, and it would not be my duty to withdraw from the case upon this alone, because we could call witnesses who could throw a great deal of light upon this particular part of the case. But when I fully apprehend what the jury mean, I shall know how to deal with the meaning according to the'duty that I owe to my clients. The Attorney-General referred to several passages in tho evidence of the plaintiff to show that notice was given during the plaintiff's case that the question of tattoo marks would be raised. The Lord Chief Justice said the jury had heard that the learned serjeant did not know for certain what the intimation of opinion by the jury was, and particularly not whether they had come to their decision partly upon evidence, and partly upon the statement of the At- torney-General. He did not know whether the jury had intimated that upon the whole case they did not require any further evidence, or whether they had con- fined themselves wholly to the tattoo marks. The Foreman of the Jury said that they should be glad to retire to consider the matter, and they left the Court in custody of an officer at 25 minutes past 11. So crowded, however, was the Court, that they could not find a passage in the ordinary way, and had to climb over the end of the jury-box, cross the Bench, and pro- eeed past the Judge's room to their chamber. At twelve o'clock the jury returned, and clambered into their box by the way in which they had left it. THE VERDICT. The Foreman then said—I am authorised to state, my Lord, the views of the jury, expressed in their com- munication to the Court the day before yesterday was founded upon the entire evidence, as well as that relating to the tattoo. Mr. Serjeant Ballantine—It is not necessary for me to enter into any consideration as to what the duty of counsel is under certain circumstances. I have no difficulty, because my clients have given me full autho- rity to act, and under these circumstances I have advised them to submit to be nonsuited. COMMITTAL OF THE CLAIMANT. After some discussion, a nonsuit was entered, and his Lordship ordered the plaintiff to be committed to the next Session at the Central Criminal Court upon a charge of wilful and corrupt perjury, and ordered him to remain in custody until then, unless he should find bail, himself in £5,000 and two sureties in 92,500, or four in £ 1,250 each. He also expressed his opinion that the Government should undertake the prosecution, and he bound over Inspector Dunning as prosecutor. The Attorney-General: My lord, I stand here to-day in a somewhat difficult postion. Of course I am the counsel .for the prosecution, and I am the Attorney- General, and, therefore, I have myself felt the diffi- culty of acting in my public capacity in which my own private feelings and interests are so largely embarked. But after what your lordship has said, it entirely re- lieves me from any personal feeling in the matter, and I can only say that I will undertake that the prosecu- tion shall be a public one, and shall be conducted at the expense of the country. Perhaps as your lordship has directed the prosecution, and as it will be carried on entirely with your lordship's suggestion, I may ask your lordship to issue a bench warrant for the apprehension of the plaintiff. Mr. Inspector Denning was then in formal terms bound over by Turner, the Clerk of the court, to pro- secute Thomas Castro, falsely calling himself Sir Roger Charles Doughty Tichborne. ARREST OF CLAIMANT. At twenty minntes past one the claimant was appre- hended at the Waterloo Hotel, and conveyed in his brougham to Newgate, where, after the usual formalities, he was lodged in a cell. According to the Judge's order bail will be accepted—himself in £ 5,000 and two in £ 2,500.

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