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ICARNARVON TOWN COUNCIL;

BATH ANT) FERRY RECEIPTS.…

ONE MAX OXE OFFICE.

IELECTRTC LIGHT AGREEMENT:…

MUNICIPAL OFFICES. j

TH!E SLAUKSHTEJR-HOUSiESS.I

THE DRAINAGE OF RHYD-DIDU.,

A POINT OF ORDER.

! POSTAL FACILITIES.

i - VOLUNTEER CAMP. !

I THE UXEMPLOYED.

CONDOLENCE

BUSINESS WOMEN.

-----MASQUERADING IN FEMALE…

THE FIRST CHARGE.

THE SECOND CHARGE.

THIRD OHAIROE.

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THIRD OHAIROE. Mr J. T. Roberts said'that the third charge Against tlie accused was that he had forged an order for the delivery of goods in the" name of Mrs Hughes, wife of Mr T. Husrhes. who was caliLed in the last' case. Mabel Edwards, 'assistant with Mr Row- lands, Bee Hive, Llanberis, said that on Satur- day morning, the 24th of last month, alxmt 11 o'clock, a person dressed as a female, came into the shop. ".she," spoke (to witness, aJltd said fhat "she" was sent there by Mrs Hughes, Hatfod, where "she" was staying that week. "She" askedl for a dress skirt, under skirt, and a Iblouse, Jor Mrs Hughes, and a pair of' gloves, a motor veil, iand a feather for "herself." The feather was to put in 'Iber"' cap. The things for Mrs Hugjies were packed. "She" then went out, promising to call again. Short- ly afterwards "she" again came to the shop, and asked witness ito put the mo'tor veil on and' fix the feather in "her" cap (laughter). "She" paid witness 8s 3d for the things "ahe" bought llll I for "herself." "She" went out a second iime Baying 'she wanted to go to the post office' iiT « returned twenty minutes later, and said hot she" had seen a person staying at Hafod Witness unpacked the parcel, a.nd "she" took out the gloves, which measured 6|. "She" then took the parcel away. About 12.30 "she" again came to the shop, and brought a note W itness thought the note was genuine, and on the strength of it supplied the articles asked wihiM^ri'rl f ?' ask6d for crape, but witness did not supply it. "She" also said s^me fvS I'f for»otten include some things in the note. They were a night- shirt a.nd a pair of hose. ° Cross-examined Witness suplied the goods rity lnstance without any written autho- Mr R. Roberts: Had the "lady" anything on when you trimmed the motor cap? (lau^h- cer). c The Chairman WhdE. did you say" Mr Roberts I mean, had "she"' anything- on "her' (To the witnens) The lady s -hair was rather short. She had no- thing on her head when you were trimming the motor car in the shop? (great laughter). I mean the "motor cap." How long did you take to trim it ? You know "her" hair was short.—"She" was not bareheaded "She" had a shawl on "her" head. « the shawI for?—"She" said that siie J1'ad an operation on her head (laughter). Furtner questioned, the witness said that the amount of liability incurred at the shop was 29s. K P.S. Jones showed the Bench the. goods ob- tained from the shop. Mr R. Roberts The sergeant had better dress himself in t'he "ladv's" clothes (laugh- ter). 0 Re-examined 'Witness saw the same indi- vidtial in charge of the police sergeant. Mr J. T. Roberts said that Mrs Hghes was suffering from thgart disease, and was) un- able to attend. T. Hughes, husband of Mrs Hughes, said that he knew his wife's writing. She was unable to be present. The note was not in her hand- writing. Mr R. Roberts: I dbject to this evidence. It is most improper. P.S. Jones said that on the 24th of last month, about 5.30 p.m., he arrested the ac- cused in the Snowdon Valley Hotel on a. charge of larceny. Last Saturday, the 1st inst., he charged1 the accused with forging the letter puported to come from Mrs Hughes, with in- tent to defraud. The accused replied, "Yes, I dad do them." Cross-examined: Witness cautioned him, and said that he need not say anything, but that anything he said would be taken down in writing, and used against him. This closed the third case, and accused said that he was "innocent enough, and had not them all." He was committed to the Assizes.

THE LAST CHARGE.

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