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Special Sessions. CONWAY, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4TH.-Before. the Mayor of Conway (chairman) and Morris Jones, Esq. LARCENY AT CONWAY. Margaret Lowther, pedlar, Douglas, was brought up in custody, on a charge of obtaining on September 2tst, from Mr D. Wynne Roberts, Castle-Street, Conway, forty yards of carpet. This charge was now reduced to one of larceny. -Mr D. W. Roberts said that on September 2ist the prisoner came to his shop, where she bought some carpet to be paid for ''cash down." She took the carpet away, and deposited some mats on the counter while she said she was going to get the money. She did not bring the money, and the witness told her that she must at once bring the carpet or the money, or he would give her in charge. The carpet produced was the carpet taken, and was worth 35s. Cross-exammed, the witness said that the prisoner had told him that she was staying the night at Gittins's. In answer to the Bench, the witness said that she was going to leave the carpet at Gittins's and then she would go to get the money. On Jiis sending to Gittins's to get the carpet back. the witness learnt that the prisoner had not left any carpet there—Edwin Brown Jones, booking-clerk at Cor.way ran way- station said that about 5.5 p.m. on September 2ist, the prisoner had left the roH of carpet now pro- duced, at the cloak-room at Conway station, until the next train to Liverpool (7.53 p.m.). Before that time, P.C. Griffith came to take charge of the carpet.P. C. John Griffith (52) said that on Sep- tember 2ist he accompanied Mr Wynne Roberts to the railway-station. He found a carpet there, and he found the prisoner with her hand on it, and in her hand was a ticket to Liverpool. At Mr Wynne Roberts's request the witness arrested the prisoner, who said that she had got it on credit.— The prisoner, on being charged, elected to be tried summarily, pleaded guilty, and said that she must have done it whilst the worse for drink.— The Bench bound over the prisoner in ,Cio, and her husband in ,Cio, to come up for judgment whenever catled-upon, Mr Wynne Roberts saying that he did not wish to press the charge.

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