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The Lower Town Mystery.

May Day at Goodwick.

Alleged Theft at Scleddy.

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Alleged Theft at Scleddy. Two Prisoners Remanded. At the Market Hall, Fishguard, on Monday before Mr T G Bennett, John Donohue, of Tipperary, Ireland, and Owen Dooling, of London, were jointly charged in custody with having, on the previous Saturday, stolen a bottle of whiskey of the value of four shillings and six pence, the property of David Thomas, of the Gate Inn, Scleddy. Margaret Thomas, wife of David Thomas, the licensee of the Inn, said that on Saturday morning she was in charge of the business. The two prisoners came into the house be- tween 9 and 10 o'clock, and ordered a pint and a sleever of beer each. After drinking it they left the premises, and shortly afterwards she missed a quart bottle of whiskey from the bar. No one else had been in the bar be- tween the time the prisoners left and the time she missed the bottle. As soon as she missed it she went to the door and called after the prisoners, who were about a hundred yards away, going in the direction of Letterston They did not answer, and she then gave in- formation to the police. She was certain that the prisoners were the men in question. Constable Ben Davies stated that, in conse- quence of information received, he proceeded on a bicycle in the direction of Letterston He was accompanied when he got there by Constable Morris, who assisted him in search- ing the neighbourhood for the two men. At about 3 o'clock in the afternoon, they found them about two miles from Scleddy on the Haverfordwest road, coming towards them. They were not drunk, but were intoxicated, and were arrested. Witness charged and cautioned them, and in reply they said Can you prove it ?" On the way to Fishguard Dooling said,: He (pointing at the other prisoner) will have to go through the mill now; he had the whiskey and I had a share of it" Donohue then said: What whiskey ?" The latter, Donohue, was only a few feet away from the other prisoner, and heard what he said. Prisoners, on being asked by the Clerk (Mr Walter J Vaughan, solicitor) whether they had any bail to offer, replied in the negative. They were then remanded in custody to Newport Petty Sessions to be held on the 18th inst.

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