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OBTAINING- GOODS BY FALSE PRE- TENCES AT MARDY. DODGING THE GROCERS. I At the Pentre police-court, on Monday, (before Mr G. Williams, Stipendiary), Sarah Williams, an old woman, was brought up in custody charged with obtaining goods by false pretences from William Williams, grocer, Mardy. Ellen Williams, wife of William Williams, grocer, stated that the prisoner came to their shop on the 7ch of Decem- ber, and represented herself to be the wife of Thomas Williams, timberman, who was working at the Mardy colliery, and that her son was also working there. She said she was recommended to their shop by Mrs Evans, who was a very good customer to them. Witness then gave her goods to the value of 12s 9Jd. On the following Friday prisoner's daughter came to the shop to fetch more goods, and said that they would pay for the whole on the following Monday. Witness gave her goods value lis 5d. Witness afterwards ascertained that Mrs Evans knew nothing whatever about it. Mrs Evans said that she knew not the prisoner, and that she never recommended her to them.- Prisoner was again charged with obtaining goods by false pretences from David Parry, grocer, Tylorstwn. Prosecutor minted that the prisoner came to his shop on (Saturday, 27th, January, and said that she had come from Treherbert, and was now residing in the third house from the Butchers' Arms public-house, that her husband and two sons were working in the Pendyrus colliery, and she said, and I have come to ask if you please to supply me with some grocery," and gave him a letter of recommendation which was signed by a Mrs Richards, grocer, Oxford-street, Treherbert, statinsr that prisoner had been a very good customer with them for seven years, and that they were very sorry to loose her. Prisoner said that her husband's name was Thomas Jones. Prosecutor then asked her what shall I have the pleasure to serve you." He then gave her goods value 14s id. Prosecutor said that in consequence of thu police being searching for a woman who had obtained goods by false pretences from the first prosecutor, he told the boy to watch whether she was going to the address which she gave, and she did not. Ha then gave information to the police. P.C. Williams apprehended the prisoner. It has since been found out that the'e is no Oxford-street nor the Mrs Richards in Treherbert. Prisoner was committed for trial at the assizes, bail being refused.

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WELSH JOURNALISM AND VULGARITY.

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