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MONDAY.

MILFORD..

IFISIIGU ARD.,

NORTH WALES.

1,11LIRPOOL.

CONSIDERABLE EXCITEMENT IN…

BRISTOL.

MINING INTELLIGENCE.

ISSFCTJIIRENT PRICES OF METAL.

GLASGOW PIG-IRON TRADE.

I PHICEs"OF WELSH MINING SHARES.

... TO THE EDITOR OF THE PRINCIPALITY.

TO THE EDI Ton OF THE PRINCIPALITY.

THE ADDRESS OF A BRETON CANDIDATE…

SATURDAY.

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Prisoner then read a long statement from a manuscript paper which he had. It was to the effect that he (prisoner) had, on re- peated occasions, met a gentleman who called himself Sir H arry Light, at Liverpool and various other places-that he had se- veral times dined with him—that this gentleman had frequently pressed him to bet on the results of certain races—that for a length of time he declined, but eventually consented-that Sir H. Light had on other occasions sent him drafts, which turned out to be perfectly regular—that after leaving Liverpool, he met Sir H. Light in London, and that he told prisoner, in case the bet were won by him, he would forward a draft by post to Carmarthen (where he had informed Sir Henry he was going). The latter told him to sign one draft J. H. Day, Hurst-place, Bath," and place another name on the second bill-that these were the names of two aunts of his, who would answer in case anything were Wrong, but that he did not wish them to know that he was en- gaged in betting transactions—that on the Tuesday named by the witnesses, he went to the post-office, and received the letter from Sir Harry Light, enclosing the draft, which he got cashed at the bank under the circumstances described. The learned judge then summed up,the whole of the evidence, directing the attention of the jury to its various bearings both for and against the prisoner. The jury having retired, returned into court in the course of a few minutes, with a verdict of—Guilty. His lordship then proceeded to pass sentence, and, addressing the prisoner, said that he had been convicted of the serious crime of forgery, and that upon evidence so clear as not to admit of the possibility of doubt as to his guilt. The sentence of the court therefore was, that he should be transported for fourteen years. John Williams was then placed at the bar, arraigned upon an indictment charging him with having feloniously, received a, silver watch, the property of Joseph Hamlyn, knowing it to have been stolen. It appeared that the prosecutor, the master of a small vessel, missed his watch from the vessel, which was lying at Saun- dersfoot. A few days afterwards, it was sold by the prisoner to Hewson, a pawnbroker at Carmarthen. -Verdict (,uilty. Sen- tenced to six months' imprisonment with hard labour. Evan Parry, convicted on Thursday of having stabbed Thomas Rees, was now placed at the bar, and sentenced to nine months' imprisonment with hard labour. The indictment against John Lewis and John Evans, bailiffs, for larceny, was ignored by the grand jury, who at the same time conveyed an opinion to his lordship that the expenses ought not to be allowed, as there were no grounds for preferring the bill. This concluded the criminal part of the business and as none of the learned counsel were ready to proceed with the very few nisi prius cases, the court adjourned at three o'clock in the afternoon.