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A MAN TVHO LIVES ON HIS WITS.

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A MAN TVHO LIVES ON HIS WITS. George Hall Buckton, who, it will be remembered, ^as a short time ago committed to Lewes Gaol for Jotaining money under false pretences, was taken to the Town-hall at Hastings the other day, and charged with j egging. It does not appear that he had kept a diary ,ur late occurrences. He is well known in Hastings as f Sir George Hall," and is recognised there as a person distin-uis ed in a sense not altogether complimentary. |he witness against him on Friday was the local super- intendent of police. He stated that on the previous e]iing, shortly after six o'clock, he saw, the prisoner 'iter Arnold's wine vaults in Pelham-place. When Tisoner came out he gave him into custody. He had eelJ. begging in the vaults. He was taken to the station, on being searched Is. 3d. was found upon him. ,1 tl1ess said the prisoner had no visible means of i lstence, and had previously been convicted for ^Si'aticy. His method of living was by visiting erent inns and eating houses, and obtaining ¡)oods for which lie had no possible means of Wttient; and Mrs. Longhurst, of the Provincial '■l'i°t- was com't to state how she had been ictunised by the prisoner, if the magistrate liked to ar her. It would be remembered that he announced wea'^nS at the Music-hall some time since, which did .Vj. take place, and the public were dissatisfied. 1)0'1 the witness referring to the Music hall tonouncement, the prisoner, who is about 66 r ears old, said there was no good in talking )Ollt his past career. The witness thought the fact t r showed, what the prisoner s character was. Thepiisoner .1 thought that God alone knew all characters. In reply to the charge, the prisoner, having told a long story about his family misfortune's, argued that if hehad trans- gressed the law"of the land, he hadnot broken the Divine law. The magistrate committed him to Lewes Gaol for 14 days. Prisoner did not seem to think that much, as he liad been there 21 days before. He hoped that when the magistrate appeared before his Judge he would re- ceive his proper sentence. .:rt.1!DtIft!Iai'.ur.¡t>W'W

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