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THE OLD CHINA CASE.

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THE OLD CHINA CASE. MR. ELLIS'S APPEAL ALLOWED. A full Court of Criminal Appeal, consisting of the Lord Chief Justice and Justices Jelf, Brav, A, T. Lawrence, and Coleridge, on Thursday allowed thfe appeal of Arthur Thomas Ellis from a conviction for obtaining money by false pretences from the late Mr. C. J. Dickins, in what was known as the "Old China" prosecution at the Central Criminal Court. The arguments were heard about a fort- 1 night ago, when Mr. White, who appeared on appellant's behalf, raised an important point of law, which demanded their Lordship's careful consideration. I The Lord Chief Justice said the opinion of the Court was that the appeal should be allowed and the conviction would be quashed. The reasons would be given at an early date next sittings.

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