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" Te Benefit of the Doubt."…

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Te Benefit of the Doubt." A PANDY AUCTIONEER'S WATCH. Alderman R. Lewis and Councillor D. Thomas, sitting at the Ystrad Polioo60 on. Monday, heard a case in which William Edwards, » collier, was summoned for stealing an English lever watch, value 35s, the property of Louis Fine, an auctioneer, residing at Pandy. The evidence tendered by the prosecution was to the following effect: The prosecutor was conducting a sale in a shop in Dunraven street, on the night of Bank Holiday, when the defen- dant, who was in a drunken condition, entered the room. There were nine watches on the counter at the time, and defendant took bold of one of them, and placed it in his pocket. He afterwards put it back, and then picked up another watch, and immediately left the room with a watch in his possession. He returned to the room, but without the watch. P.O. Pratt deposed to arresting defendant, who when charged denied having stolen the watch. Witness had failed to find the watch. The Bench said there wasno reliable evidence before them, and they therefore gave prisoner the benefit of the doubt, and discharged him.

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