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. Merthyr Bankruptcy Court.

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Merthyr Bankruptcy Court. MONDAY.—-Before Col. D. Rees Lewis (Regis- trar). BEECON BTJTCHEB.—William Henry Holding, butcher, Watton, Brecon, underwent his ad- journed examination, and the ca.a was closed. TWO HUNDRED CASKS WANTED Percy William Boobyer, who had carried on business as a posting master at Batgoed, and I who was formerly agent in that town for Mcssr:. Rogers, brewers, of Bristol, came up for his second adjourned examination.—He was ques- tioned by Mr. Ellis Owen (Official Receiver) and by Mr. Maddocks, a representative of the firm, in reference to the non-return of empty casks and cases, in respect, of which Messrs. Rogers had sent in a heavy claim. It transpired that there were now 200 casks out, and as the debtor, who admitted that he had been negligent, had no record by which they could bo traced and recovered, the examination was adjourned sine die, the Registrar pointing out tha.t every one of the 200 casks represented a. debt due to the estate. OUGHT TO HAVE WON £40,000. William Brian, collier. 13. Charllon-tarrace, Troedyrhiw, who formerly occupied Lockyer's Farm at Drvbrook, Gloucestershire, eame up for his adjourned examination.—In reply to the Official Receiver, he said that at the date when he gave up the farm, he bought a pony for jB40, but the animal belonged to his f-on, Archie, who now had it at Troedyrhiw.—The Official Re- ceiver: Have you been betting on horse —Bankrupt: I never betted but once, and that was on "Sir Geoffrey," when I won about £80, but I kept that good. Archie was riding it, and told me it would win. and I ought to have won £40,000 (laughter).—Questioned as to whe- ther he had been taking any interest in race- horses, the debtor said he had had as good racing ponios as any man in the world, but, now ho had not a hoof, leave alone a horse.—The examination was closed.

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I Merthyr Manslaughter Case.II

Merlhyr Constable Acquitted.

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