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---------LLYS HELIG.

OCTOBER MAGAZINES.

I LIST OF VISITORS.I

A WELSHMAN TRICKED AT SHEPHERDS…

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A WELSHMAN TRICKED AT SHEPHERDS BUSH. Am impudent fraud was perpetrated on a Bangor man who. was visiting the Franco-British Exhibition last week. Strolling round the grounds, he was accosted by a well-dressed man, who sug- gested that as they were both from the country, they might view the Exhibition together. The Welshman feeling rather lonely agreed, and they duly arrived at the Machinery Hall, where the stranger, pointing to a certain machine, Isaid, "I have an improvement on that, but I can't bring it out owing to lack of capital." This remark was overheard by a "gentleman," who joined the couple, and asked for particulars of the patent, which were supplied with a wealth of de- tail. The "gentleman" expressed him- self as perfectly satisfied with the patent, and intimated that he would like to invest £100 in it. Then it was suggested that the Welshman should invest ;Cl.50t, and, unfortunately, he fell into the trap. He explained that the money was down at Bangor, and his original companion actually accompanied him down to Ban- gor for it, and they returned to London together. They again repaired to the Exhibition grounds, where the money was handed over by the unsuspecting Welsh- man, and his companion went into an office "to sign a receipt." The Welsh- man waited outside, but the "inventor" never returned. The sad part of the story is that the ;6150, represented the Welsh- man's life savings.

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