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SUMMARY OF PASSING EVENTS.

STOPPAGE OF THE LEEDS BANE.

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STOPPAGE OF THE LEEDS BANE. Trial of the Late Cashier. At the Central Criminal Court, on Tuesday, Mr. F. H. Lewis applied to postpone the trial of Edward Greenland, the late cashier to the Leeds Bank, to the October sessions. It will be remembered that the case of this prisoner created a great deal of sensation at the time of the stoppage of the bank in question, on account of his position and the circumstances connected with the transaction. The accused gentlemen had been for a great many years the cashier of the bank in question, and, of course, was regarded as a man of the highest honour and integrity, and the utmost confidence was re- posedinhim. The bank bad, it appeared, been in the habit of issuing balance sheets, for the purpose of sho win g that the establishment was in a most prosperous condition, and large dividends and bonuses had been paid to the proprietors for a number of years. When the monetary pressure came, however, it turned out that the bank was in a hopelessly insolvent state, and had been so for a considerable time. Little or nothing of assets was left to be divided among the unfortunate shareholders and depositors, and the latter lost nearly the whole of the money they had entrusted to the bank. An investigation of the accounts led to the present charges being preferred against the prisoner, but the excitement in the district was so great that the legal advisers of the prisoner felt that he could not obtain a fair trial at the assizes in the ordinary course, and an application was made to the Court of Queen's Bench to remove the case to this court. Mr. Lewis stated that he appeared on behalf of the prosecution, and, after briefly calling the attention of the Court to the circumstances under which the charge was preferred, said that the offences imputed to the prisoner were those of forgery and publishing and uttering a false balance-sheet, with intent to defraud. The case was of a rather complicated character, and, under all the circumstances, he believed it would be convenient for all parties that the trial should be postponed pro forma to the September sessions, with the understanding that it Bhould not come on until the October sessions to be disposed of. Mr. Sleigh, who appeared for the prisoner, said he had no objection to offer to the postponement, more particularly as a third indictment containiug oOO brief sheets had been found against the prisoner, and he had not yet had tUl <. pportunity of knowing the nature of the charge. The Recorder th-m directed that the trial should be postponed

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