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CHURCH SCHOOL MANAGERS.

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ISTERILISATION OF BOTTLES

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DENBIGH POLICE COMMITTEE.

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IMILITIA MAN'S THEFTS.

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I MILITIA MAN'S THEFTS. At a Special Police Court on Monday, before Dr. Dalton and Mr J. Adey Wells, Walter Griffiths, a private in the 3rd Welsh Militia, now encamped at Conway, was charged by In- spector Owen with stealing a bicycle value P,5, the property of Mr R. B. Dunphy, and a pair of opera giassest and bottle of scent, the pro- perty of Mr L. A. Cocker. Mr Dunphy isaid lin evidence that on Satucrèiay night he left his bicycle outside the shop of Mr D. 0. Phillips, poulterer, while he Wient,inside. When he came out a quarter-of- an-hour latter the bicycle had disappeared. He identified the bicycle in court as his property. Andrew Jones, butcher's assistant, said: "I was going home to Llanriios after twelve o'clock on Saturday night and saw defendant on. Conway Road. He had a bicycle, and asked me for a match to light the lamp. I gave him one, and after he had lit the lamp he mounted and fell off three or four times. When I got up to him again he offered to sell me the bicycle for ten shillings. When I said I did not want it he tried to niounlt ,again but fell and then offered to sell .'it for eight shillings. He was in drink, and when he did get on was all over the road. P.C. Evans djepoeed that on Saturday nigln. about 11 45 prisoner passed himself and In- spector Owen at the bottom of Mostyn Street. As he was rtiding without a light he wa.s asked to dismount, and witness helped him to. light the bicycle lamp. Soon after on receiving in- formation he followed accused on another bicycle and got up to him at the top of Llan- rhos Hill and todk him into custody on the charge of .stealing the bicycle. On being charged at the Police Station he said, "A man gave lit to me to. go for a rdde. I was going to bring it back. Accused in reply to the charge pleaded not guilty, but after an officer in court had consulted with the magistrates' clerk and spoken to the accused, the plea was withdrawn and that of guilty substituted. The ceeond charge was then heard, Mr L. A. Cocker stating that accused vLsited hiis shop twice on Saturday and bought some articles. The opera glasses and scent produced were his property, and were on the shop counter on iSaJturday niglht. P.C. Evans said that the articles, were found on accused when brought to the Police Station. He waschamged With stealing them and re- pied: "I bought the glasses in a public house and the scent in a chemist's shop." Accused' pleaded guilty to the second charge, and said he had taken the things when in .drink. He did not know where he got them from, It would not have happened only he met some friends from Manchester and they wentt with two girls drinking. He drank lemonade at first, for he was a staunch teetotaller, but was persuaded to. take some beer. A sentence of one month's hard labour was imposed for the first offence and fourteen days for the second, the sentences to run con- currently. "Y"1t"ill.n

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