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PENRHIWPAL. LARCENY.—On Tuesday last a sitting of the magistrates of this district took place at the Penrhiwpal Inn, the Rev R. J. Lloyd, Mr G. Tyler, Rev. J. Griffiths, B.D., and Dr. Davies being the magistrates present. The sessions had been specially convened for the hearing of a charge of stealing a gold watch creferred bv Mr John Davies, Wertilbrook, Llangranog, against one Albert Newman, a lad from the Industrial School, who had been in service at Werfilbrook for about 12 months. The following evidence was taken for the prosecution Davies, of Werfilbrook, sa:d Prisoner entered theservice of my sister and myself in February, 1890, and remained with us until the 13ti iust. About 9 p.m. on Wednesday last prisoner was in our kitchen by the fire, and he asked mo for a sovereign to buy a watch. I ;old him he could I not afford to buy a watch. I then went upstairs to my bedroom and searched drawer of the cupboard, and found my brother John's gold watch missing. On the Friday .following I told P.C. James ot the loss of the watch. I had seen the watch in the drawer iu January last. Pri- soner is about 15 years of -p.C. David James said I am stationed at Ntew Inn, LiSn- granog. Il consequence of information given to me by last witness on Friday morning last I went to prisoner, and had a conversation with him about the missing watch. First of all he denied all knowledge of it. He afterwards admitted, however, that he had taken it, and had given it to one Fred Dexter in exchange for a pipe. He went to sae Fred Dexter, who cor- roborated prisoner's statement, and gave up the watch. 1 then took prisoner into custody, and got him remanded until to-da-Y.-Fred Dexter was then called, and said I am in service at Clyncoch-uchaf, Llangranog. I remember seeing piisoner there on Sunday, the 25th ult. He took a watch out of his pocket, a nd I asked him where he got it from. He r eplied that his mother had sent it to him. He asked what I would give for it. I first said I had nothing to give, but ultimately offered him a uipe filled with I I I i. tooacco, wnicn he accepted, and gave me the watch. I afterwards handed it to ±?.C. Ja mes.— Mr John Davies, Werfilbrook, identified the watch as his property, which he v;iluedat £ 4.— Prisoner was then formally charged with the theft, and having been cautioned in th.e usual way, pleaded guilty to the chal-tge, and was sentenced to 10 days' imprison ment, at the expiration of whirh time he woul d be sent to a reformatory school for three years.