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HOUSEBREAKING AT BARRY.

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HOUSEBREAKING AT BARRY. FIVE BARRY BOYS ORDERED TO BE BIRCHED. David Webb, Charles McMillan, hidney Roberts, David Morgan, and William Charles Morgan, five boys belonging to Barry, sur- rendered to the charge at Barry Police-court on Monday of breaking and entering the house and shop, known as the Sea View Restaurant, Broad-street, Barry, on tho 5th ins-t.-P.S. Abrahams said he observer1 1 ortsoners on the day in question Jt:a,: t -i named by the back yard. He also ict; e I the boys running away, and dropping what appeared to be swef-ts as they went. Going into the back yard of the bouse the rfficer saw that the kitchen window had the glass broken above the catch. Afterwards witness arrested William Morgan and Charles McMillan in Margate- street, and David Morgan and Sidney Roberts at the Docks, and David Webb was taken into custody by P.C. Coleman. At the police-station witness searched the boys, and found upon them a quantity of sweets, and 19 packets of tooth powder upon the person of William Morgan. In answer to the charge, the boys generally admitted the thefts, David Morgan goii g so far as to say :— ^id. Roberts and I had a bath upstairs, and Roberts turned the water on."—Mr Ben Thomas, house agent, said the property be- longed to Mr Charles Emery, and was at preseut unoccupied. A latge number ofeweein wi-re scattered about the floor of the shop when he (witness) visited it. A further charge was preferred against the boys by Mr Leonard Page, lecturer to the Band of Hope Union, of stealing a box valued 10s 6d, containing books valued at XI.-Prose- cutor said that a fortnight ago he was lecturing in Barry. He left the box containing the books in the porch of the place where he had tea, and afterwards found it had been stolen. Sergeant Abrahams said that the defendant William Morgan offered to show him where the box they had srolen was bidden. The box was discovered near the Barry Brewery. All the defendants pleaded guilty, and were now ordered to receive three strokes each of the birch rod, with the exception of David Morgan, wbo was ordered to receive six strokes. Mr J. A. Hcgbps, who was to have prose- cuted two of the boys for brettking the public lamps, the property of the district Council, now withdrew the charges.

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