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LOCAL POLICE COVRTS. MACHYNLLETH POLICE COUKT.— WEDXEaDAY. Before Joseph Evans, Esq., Fronygog, and T. W. JJonsall, Esq. JURT LISTS.—The jury li-*ts for tbe various parishes in the division were presented and passed. RIDING WITHOUT REINS. — Moses Jones, Bont, Llanbrynmair, was charged with having ridden with- out reins on the 14th ult.-R. Jones, Newtown, was called for the prosecution, and said that ha was at Llanbrynmair on the day in question, and saw the defendant near the gate which leads to Esgaireinion. Defendant had a timber waggon, but he had no reins. There was no one at the horses' heads, and defendant mat in the cart. What drew witness's attention to (defendant so closely was the fact that defendant did not turn to one side of the road when he (witness) wanted to pass with a horse and cart, and in conse quence of dsfendant not turning to the road ^ide both cart and waggon came into contact and witness's borie and cart were thrown over —Defendant said he had re'.os.—P.S. Hamer said that he had received com )laiuts previously concerniug defendant.—De- fendant was fined 6d and costs. SCHOOL PfLOSECUTIOt;b.- Richard Jones, Wen- aUt. was fined 58 for having neglected to send his child to iachool.-Various cases were withdrawn, the attendance in each case, since the last sessions, being JDch more regular. BKEACH OF THE PEACE—John Morgan Owen, Cipel-y-graig, Glandovey, and Evan Anwyl Erans, Yayshir, Glandovey, was charged with having com- mitted a breach of the peace by fighting in Maengwyn Street, Machynlleth, on 18th Sept.—Defendants, who admitted the charge, was ordered to pay the costs. DRUNKENNESS.—Morgan Jones, Llechwedd Mawr, XTwchygarreg, was charged with having been drunk in Maengwyn-street on 2nd ult —Defendant admitted the offence and was fined 6s 6d.—John Andrew, Capel-y-graig, Glandovey, was charged by P.S. Hamer with having been drunk and disorderly in Machynlleth on the 18ch September.—Complainant saii-tbat he saw defendant on the day in question in Maengwyn-street; he was going tv tight with anotber man. Complainant bad great difficulty in keeping defendant (juiet-—Defendant, who did not Appear, w«a fined 10s ar.d costs, or in default of pay- ment, 14 days' imprizonm-niu. flLLisoEn Trespass.—Thomas Owen, Pantile. Was charged by Thomas Gittins, Carno, gamekeeper, with having treapasied at Tiryon in pursuit of game on the 12th August.—Mr Woosnam, solicitor, ap. peared for the defendant.—Complainant said that on the. 12th of August he was at Tirynon in the morning, when he saw a man standing on the hill. He sat down for awhile to see what he woad do Presently he saw him walk backwards and forwards. When he saw plaintiff coming towards him defendant whistled. Complainant thought defendant whistled with his fingers. Defendant then ran down into a hollow, Complainant followed him, and soon afterwards he {complainant) heard a shot from a gun, abd, in a few minutes, two grouse came towards complainant. He next saw defendant going over some peaty ground with a gun in his right hand. He followed him and ehomted to him to produce bis license, but defendant did not reply and he ran away. Complainant ran after hiai. Another man joined defendant and they both ran to Pantile. He had no doubt that it was defendant, and would awpar to it.—Cross-examined -by Mr Woosnam He followed them right down to Pantile, but could not say who the other man was, because he was not sufficiently near to know him, although he was sixty yards behind defendant and the other man. He knew the defendant from the time he saw him standing on the hill. Could not say why he did not go after them to Pantile and ascer- tain who the other man was. He waa sure ot defen- dant and he saw the gun in his hand. It was after the whistling he heard the shot. Had seen de- fendant several imes since the 12th August, but had not spoken to him about the trespassing. He knew the time the M, ae-nynlleth sessions were hold.,but it was not his fault that they had been so long bringing the case forward. It was not on Captain Adams' land the defendant trespassed, neither was he (com- plainant) a poacher, nor was he watching for grouse himself that morning. — Mr Woosnam asked the Bauc i if it was worth while going on with the case. By what the complainant had himself said he thought that there was no case.—The Bench thought the case had better be gone on with.—Mr Woosnam further cross-ex imined the witness, and complainant said that it was nearer six o clock than five o'clock when he saw the men.—By the Bench Complainant h,td no authority to watch Mr Powell's land.—Mr Woosnam, addressing the Bench, said that the summons had been taken out on the 13th September, and the alleged offence had been committed on the 12th August. Their worships would naturally ask tha reason. He would suggest it. Complainant had not made up his mind, or he did not know the men. He did not go to Mr Powell and tell him at once that he had found a man trespassing on his land; bat he bad been beating about the bush, from pillar to post. It was extraordinary that this man should have been so very near the boundary himself on that morning. Was it the defandant or the complainant who wanted the grouse P The prosecutor in a case must come into court with clean hands. The defendaut on the morn- ing in question was in bed at six o'clock at his brjther-in law's house, and was having his breakfast with him at half-past fix. He was informed that Tirynon, as mentioned in the summons, was two miles away. Now, if that young man (the defendant) mJ.8 at his brother-in-law's house that morning he could not have been on this hill. He would call Mr Hugh Evans, Pjgyfrith.—Mr Evans said he was de- fandant's brother-in-law. Defendant stayed with him the latter part of August and the beginning of this month, and on the morning of the 12th August defendant left his house to go to his home. It was on that date that they finished getting the harvest in. In tne morning about 6 o'clock he called defendant who breakfasted with witness, and at half-past 6 o'clock left the house. The distance from Pygyfrith to Pantile would be from 20 minutes to half an hour's w tlk. It was impossible f,)r defendant to have been on that hill between five and six o'clock in the morn- in on 12th August.—John Owen, Pantile, brother of defendant, said that about seven o'clock on the morn- ing in question the defendant came to his house. He was certain it was the 12th August as on that day they got the harvest in.—After a few minutes de. liberation the Bench dismissed the case. MONTGOMERY BOROUGH SESSIONS, —THURSDAY. Before N. W. Fairies-Humphreys, Esq. (Chairman), and Col. R. J. Harrison. ANYTHING BUT A GENTLEMAN.—Maurice Finney, of Stalloe brickyard, was charged with assaulting and beating Ephraim Edward Wiiliams, of Verbon, at Montgomery, on 20th September. There was a cross- sammons against Finney.—Mr Mircin Woo-aiara of N-wtown, appeared for Will iams. Ep,) raim Edward Williams said on the 20th inst. he was returning from Berriew. When near the Cottage Inn, Montgomery, he heard someone shout out. v itcess paid no atten- tion, and the call was repeated, whereat witness stopped his horde. D-fendant walked up to him, and enquired how iie would ba off financially next weak. Witaess replied that he was in a state of uncertainty and asked defendant if he would give his bill. He said, Oh, you want a bill do ye. How about that waggon I lent ye? Witness replied that he lent a cart in return, upon which defendant politely told him he was a thief, a rogae, a liar, and anything but a gentleman. Witnoss turned to go home, whnn de- fendant hurled after him a similar stream of invective. Witness got off his horse and asuad Finney -hat he m-ant by using such insulting lmguage. Wi'.ness received a forcible reply in the shape of two blovs on the head with a stick, which Finney accompanied by Take that you devil."—The cro^s-summons against Wi liams was thuu heard.-Finney, said he was returning from Newtown on the day in question. Against the Cottage Inn he saw Williams. When near the Cottage Garden be overtook wi; nesg He aaked Williams about some money, and be said he had got none. A few words phased when Williams said witness wa-i a liar. He also swore in the pre- sence of witnesses, and after being threatened with tne County Court, he said he would knock witness's h-ad off. Witness went away, ani Williams ran after him and struck him on the chess. Witness thea hit him with a stick, and repeated the blow when Williams rushed at him again. Wiiliams was not sober—Williams I say I was, and the boot is on the other leg (laughter.) He then explained to the Bench that there was a clifference between them which arose at Fordsn, when Morris abused a Mr Davies. He told Morris to be quiet, then he told him (the speaker) to shut his mouth, or he would put hi* fish in it (laughtr.)-The Chlloirmion: Did he do it?-William?, Not then (laughter.) -E,'Ii-t Davies a so gave evidence, and both parties were ordered to keep the peace for s x months and pay costs. AN EXPENSIVE '"BILL."—Bjrtram George, an ex- life guardsman, was charged with assaulting William Lewis, on September 7th -Comp lai-nant said he was in the Green Dragon, when John Thomas and de- fendant were there. Witness had often had argu- ments with Thomas about gardening, and witness de- liberately called him a liar. Defendant jumped up and said, "You rat," and he caught him by the whiskers and shook him well, during which wit- ness's head went again the mantel piece. He saw Thomas afterwards, who said that Bert (defendant), had no occasion to put his bill in (loud laughter.) —Defendant admitted pulling his wh:skers. -The Chairman: Have you any witnesses r—Defendant Yes, John T ilomag.-Plain tiff: John Thomas was perfectly drunk (loud laughter.)- Defond%Dt said that Lewis called him a liar, and he pulled his beard, Jin was fined 6s including costs. CHARGE AGAINST A BREWER. John With-r-i, brewer, Montgomery, was sum- hi >i.«i;i by the Commissioners of Inland Revenue lor an offence against the Excise Act.—Mr Mordy, of Shrewsbury, appeared for the Commissioners, and Mr Martin Wo >Bniin defended. James Pat er.on, supervisor of the Inland Revenue for the Newtown district, said he visited defendant's premises on Jane 7th. He found in the beer store a ■ tone jar containing caramel, where it had no right to be according to law. The beer was kept in a separate room. Mr Woosnam interposed, and said that Mr Mordy ne K1 not trouble about going into the details of the case, which waa admit ted. It was only a trivial of- fence. Mr Mordy said it was a serious offence, as the cara- mel wai kept in a place where the Authorities did not want it to get, and in the place where it would be used illegally. He could not minimise that point. The Chairman The law provides for the keepirg of caramel in one particular place, and the charge is 1 for keeping it in another place. What is caramel ? Mr Mordy It is burnt ..UJIU. It gives a colouring to the beer, and also body. Tne Chairman It makes it look stronger. Mr Mordy: And feel stronger to the palate. It is six times the equival-nt of malt, that is to say one gallon of caramel is equal to six gallons of ordinary beer. The Chairman It is used for imparting a fictitious strength to the beer, and perfeeily egai to use under proper regulations Mr Mordy: Yvs Mr Woosnam: And duty is paid on it. Mr Woosnam elicted from Mr Patterson that the caramel was in a stone j ar. There was no attempt at concealment, aud in the particular position in which it was placed he could not fail to see it. He was perplexed when he attempted to assign any reason for the offence. Mr Mordy: i ou have examined this room before, and have never seen the caramel?—Witness: I had never seen it until I saw it in the store. Colonel Harrison How much of this caramel was there?—Witness About two or three gallons. Is that more than is usually kept in stock ?—Oh, dear no. The Chairman: What amount does Mr Withers usually keep?-Wittiess I can only give a vague opinion, because he ha") not used it during the time I have visited the brcvrery. How much would a brewery of that size keep ?— Probably a barrel of 30 or 40 gallons. » Mr Mordy asked it Mr Withers had ever entered caramel on the papers sent him by the Inland he. venue authorities.- Witriess replied in the negative, and added that to his knowledge, during the twelve months he had been in the district, caramel had not bt-eu used by defendant. -Am -=-- Col. Harri-on asked if the caramel paid duty, and Mr Mordy said there was duty piid when it was used. When it was used it was entered in a book, two hours notice having to be given. As a matter of fact Mr Withers had never used caramel in his brewery. Mr Woosnam said he had to admit that Mr Patter- son found the caramel where it ought not to have been. In accordance with the Act the brewer was bound to disclose to the authorities the position wluro anything chargeable was kept. Nearly every brewer used this caramel. It gave a sort of colour- ing to the beer, but defendant did not use it, and therefore he had not paid duty nor mtde any entry. Tne only point was whether Mr Wither's action savoured of fraud. He submitted that that was completely brushed away by the answers Mr Patter- son wave lo his questions. It was not concealed out ot sight when the officer visited the premises, and there was nothing to show in any shape or way that defendant wished to defraud the Government. They might a^k why was it there then? The explanation was that Mr Withers formerly used it, and the sur- plus stuff was put into a bottle ready to be taken away. Negligence happened in all businesses, and defendant had neglected to take this away and pour it down a drain as he had intended to. The offence seemed to be trivial in its nature, because it was not Uting the caramel illegally, but for storing it in a part where it ought not to have been. He thou,ghl. thnir Worships would see that although a technical offence had been committed, there was no iutention to defraud the Government of anything, and he thought the case would bi met by the infliction of a nominal penalty. Mr Mordy: I cannot agree with Mr Woosnam as to the trivality of the offence. Mr Woosnam I hvp." there will nothing more be said, because there is no reply. Mr Mordy said it was a serious offence, but of course it might have been more serious. It was found in the very place where it cottid be used ille- gally, and without pressing for the full penalty of i.50 he asked that something more than a nominal penalty should be impos d The Chairman said they thought the offence a somewhat serious oue, and they decided to tine de- feildant Y.5 and costs. LLANIDLOES,—THURSDAY. Before J. R. Pryce (chairman), J. Kitto, J. Smout, J. Lloyd-Verney, Esqrs., and Col. Lloyd-Verney. THE LICENSE OF THE VAN VAULTS.—This was an adjourned case from the Brewster Sessions. —Inspector Lake objected to the renewal of the license of the Van Vaults, occupied by Mr Edward Jerman, on the grounds that the proprietor did not reside on the premises, which was managed by his daughter, Mrs Matthews, who, he considered, was not a fit and proper person to conduct a licenced house and also that the house was not naeded as it had not the necessary accommodation for an inn.—Mr T. M. Taylor appeared on behalf of Mr Jerman, and con- tended that it was not a necessary qualification for the proprietor to reside on the premises. He stated that Mr Jerman resided at a place called The Farm, and left his daughter in charge. Mr Jerman came down to the house every Saturday, and remained there until Monday. Saturday was a very busy day, and by his coming on Saturday and remaining until Monday he thereby stayed in the house three days out of the six, and one of those days was the busiest in the week. He quoted several cases in support of his argument which clearly showed that it was not necessary for the landlord to be resident on the premises. He stated that Mr Jerman intended giving up the Van Vaults, and was looking out for a suitable tenant to bring before their Worships. He referred to the conviction at the Borough Sessions, when Mr Jerman was fined 10s for allowing people on the premises during prohibited hours, and asked was it lisely that Mrs Matthews, if she wanted to secret those yom g men, that she would have put them in a room which overlooked the street, nad the gas lighted, the window open, and the fire lighted. She appeared herself before the magistrates, and was quite innocent in the matter. The young men had Cjme to the house a couple of nights previous, and were staying there as lodgers. That was the explana- tion. He alluded to the statement that the house was nor, wanted in that neighbourhood, and that there was not sufficient accommodation for an inu, and said that it was one of the finest houses in the street. He admitted that there was no stabling, but s id that a vaults was for the accommodation of man. H) enumerated the rooms, and pointed out the ample accommodation for commercial travellers and farmers, and the diuing room was large enough to dine 50 at a time. It was one of the oldest honses in the town. The landlord of the Crown had been given notice to quit, and Air Pugh, the tenant, had been in nagotiottions with Mr Jerman who, if they could come to terms, would let it to Mr Pugh, who intended enlarging it. The license of the Bpar would be taken away, su that there would be two houses less in the town. The Inspector had insinuated thit it was badly c)uducted, but had never complained to Mr Jerman aboui the conduct of the housd. If the hou-e w 's nDt proper:y conducted why did ne not go to Mr Jerman aId say so. If they bad found bad characters in the hrase it would have been a different thing. but they htcl not, they only found some men there who hia been convic.ed for poaching.—Mr Davies was tnen called. He lived next door to the Vaults, and many people visited the Vaults, especially ince it nad been iu Mr Jerman'e occupation. He had seen numerous dealers going in and out. He had never seen any particular disorder. Asked what he meant by particular d.sorder by the Bench, he said that he had not seen any disorder there.—Mr Geo. Hercomb said th-t he had been engaged from time to time by th i laldio,d and t*nu.nt iu painting and papering the hou,e. Ha hoid never seen any rosvs there, and nothing any different to any other public house. He h,d nor, s::en any riotouacofiduct.or any pros:ituteti about the houie.-By Iusp etor Laka He did not go there in the evening to drink.—By the Bench: He went there about every month to paint and repair the broken windows.—Mr Smout: Said it was rathpr often to go there once a month to do paint ng.—Col. Verney •. He is oi his oath we must take his aaswer.-He had ii jver setn any quarrelsome conduct, or had he seeD any Joose cnaracters aoout the house.-Ur Samuel Pugh, proprietor of toe Crown Inn, said that his business had been purchaied, and he had had notice to quit. He had bean in negotiations with Mr Jerman about the Van Vaults. He had never seen any disorderly or drunken conduct in the house, nothing more than took place in other pubiie houses.' —Nothing more than had occurred in your own public houser-Witness: No.—Mr Taylor: Have you e, er been before the magistrates for keeping a disorderly house ?—Witness No.—Mr Jerman, licensee of the Van Vaults was next called, and said] ihat he left the Vaultsjn charge of his daughter, ana lived at The Farm. He came to the Vaults every week ou Saturday and stopped until Monday. The Inspector had never made any complaint to him aoout the house. He had bean looking out for a suitable tenant for the house as he intended to leave it. P,C. Williams lived next door, and had never made any complaint about the manner in which the house was conducted.—Mrs Matthews said she con- ducted the hotipe for her father, and the Inspector had never complained to her. The Inspector was in at Chris;mas, when she gave cheese and pickles to her custom rs, and lie told her then that he was very pleased to iie. the house so well conducted. The three men that were in there on the night complained of had lodged there for the two previous nights.— The Bench retired, and after a short deliberation returned, and -aid that they had decided to grant the license.—During the time the evidence was being given a number of ministers were present, but none of them addressed the Bench. NON-MAINTENANCS.—Ed. Mills, farm labourer, Manafon, was summoned by Mr R. Owen for non- payment of the Is 6d per week order by Guardians, towards the maintenance of his parents, who were chargeable to the Union. The Bench made an order of Is 6d per week. ALLEGED PERJURY.—Edward Evarfs, ostler, Llan- idloes, was charged with having on the 29th June, sworn falsely as a witness in the case of the Inland Revenue Authorities against Thomas Francis. The depositions were read aud confirmed by William Crisp. P.C. Hugh Jones, and Thomas Jerman.—Mr George Hercomb, painter, Llanidloes, said that the man Jrisp was in his employ, and painted the sign on the 3rd June, and produced his order book and time book to prove it. In answer to the charge defendant said he did not do it wilfully, and if he made a mistake he was very sorry for it. He did not do it for the sake of Mr Francis, but he thought that the sign was painted on the date he mentioned. He still believed what he said on the previous occasion to be correct. -He was committed to take his trial at the Assizes, bail being allowed. The jury list for the different boroughs were sub- mitted and passed. NEWTOWN POLICE COURT,— FRIDAY. Before R. E. Jones (Chairman), R. Lloyd, T. Parry Jones, Esqrs., and Capt. E. Pryce-Jones. The jury lists for the several parishes were sub- mitted by the Overseers and passed. THE NEW INN, KERRY.—It will be remembered that at the last Court the police raised an objection to the renewal of the license of the above inn, and the Bench refused to renew the license in Mrs Williams name, the present tenant.—Mi E. Powell appeare I for the tenant, and Mr Maurice Jones for the land- lord—Mr Powell said that they had conferred with the landlord, (Mr Ley laud), and had decided that, if their Worships agjesd, they would allow the present tenant to remain possession until lady-day, when he wou d give a guarantee that the should leave on that day, and if they could find a tenant before that date she would immediately leave. The Inn possesses excellent premises, ana it would be a pity to close i.. —Mr Maurice Jones, on behalf of the landlord, sup- ported the application. -'I heir Worships retired, and after a short deliberation returned, and the Chairman said that they could not alter their previous course. —'The Cierk said that if they refmed the application the lie n-e wuuld bu dead until next year.—Mr Alaariep Jones a-ked their Worships to re-consider the application.-The Bench again retired, and de- cided to adjourn th case until later in the day.- Subsequently Mr Powell produced an agreement signed by Mr. Wiliiains to hand over the business to Mr G. W. Pughe, Beriiew, and their Worships agreed to it. THE LICENSE OF THE ALBION INW.—Mr Powell applied on behalf ut tue new tenant, a young man named Geo. Hudson Sturkey, who he offered as the new tenant.—P.S. Morgan objected as they did noi know who he was.—Mr Powed said that he was Capt. Kit o's coach man,and was a very steady young man. He applied for a license to be granted unin the 10th of October, when he would apply for the an- liual licellso.-Thj Bench decided to grant the license until the 10th October. THE CHECKER s INN-—Mr Tayior applied on be half of the new tenant, who was a Newtown insii na.,ned John Morgan, a carpenter by tra e He had received a cht.rj.cter from by his employer- Air Ed. Davie-, builder.—The police heJd out no ob- jections.—Mr Tayl, r applied for a license until Uu 10th of Octooer, when he would again apply for the jeirly licence.—The Bench retired, and after a short deliberation, deciclei to grant the license until that iate. DSDNK AND DISORDERLY.—Maurice Williams and Roger Owen, iabour-rs, residing at Tregynon. were charged by P.C. Oven with being drunk and -ii-iorderly on the 7th September at Bebtwa.-Fined 7s. 6J. each, including cosis. DRUNK AND WANTING TO Fio]aT.-P.S. Tanner charged Joseph Middleton with this offence. "rosq- cutor stated that on the 16th September, he saw the defendant opposite the Chequers Inn drunk. He wa stripped, and was challenging anybody to oome and tight him. Defendant suid that he had had a summons for beit.g drunk, and did not care if he had another. Defendant's wife and others interfered, and took him home.—Fined 5a. 6d. and coste, or in default seven days. NON-PAYMENT OF RATES -John Morris, Frolic. was charged by George G. Trow, rate collector for the Newtown and Llanilwchaiarn Local Board, with non-payment of rates. He produced his rate book, which showed that there was owing X2 18s 6d. Witness served demand notes on him, but defeudaiit failed to pay.—Order made for payment forthwith with costs. LEAVING WITHOUT PKOPKR NOTICE.—John Bach, farmer, Newtown, charged Ernest Jones with leaving his employ without giving proper notice. Mr Martin Woosnam defended. The case had been heard at t' e previous court, but had been adjourned to enable th two parties to COUltl to an agreement. The pa: ties, however, had laiied to agree.-The Bench diain s*ea the case. THE ALLEGED ROBBERY AT THE ROYAL WELSH WAREHOUSE.—Richard A. Dougle, BraJford, one of the nu n who were c-upected of breaking into the Royal Welsh Warehouse, was brought up on a warrant, and charged on suspicion of breaking into the above place.—The police askfd for a remand until Monday in order to get further evidence.—The remand was granted. CRUELTY TO A HoEtsE.-Daniel Jones, of the Anchor, Kerry, was charged by P.C. Davies with working a horse when in an unfit stale. The constable stated that on the 26th September, he found the defendant in charge of a horse and cart on Kerry- road. On examination, he found that the horse lad two wounds on its neck. The one wound was three inches long and two inches wide. The other one being two inches long and one inch wide. The horse was also lame. The wounds were bleeding, and the horse was in a very bad condition. Witness took the horse to the Lion Hotel, and put it into the the stable. The wounds were caused by the collar ubbing the neck.—The defendant said that the horse did not belong to him, but to Mr Nuttall, Wrexham. He bad had the horse three weeks, but ,t was alright when he took it out of the stable that morning.—Fined .£1, including costs. LARCENY.-Gilbert Parry, a young lad, 13 years of Hge, was charged by John Andrew, on behalf of the Cresceut Sunday School, with stealing a sum ot money from the library on Sunday, the 21th September.—Witness stated that the money wm kept in a box in the library, and he last saw it thert- about ha!f-past two on the day in question. The box (produced) was the one in which the money was kept. H-3 first missed the box about three o'clock.— P C. Davies stated that on the 25th September, he went in search of defendant, and found him coming down Kerry-road. As soon as he saw witness he ran away and entered a house. Witness followed and called him out, and told him that he was suspected of stealing money from the Crescent Chapel. Defendant said that he knew nothing about it. Witness then asked him where he had the money from that he had spent on the previous ua y. As they were crossing the Short Bridge, defendant said that he did the money from the chapel and witness accom- panied him to a field up the Barn-lane where he had hid half-a-sovereign. Defendant took the half-sovereign from the hedge and handed it to WI1 n ss. He alsl handed witness the box (produced) which he fetched from a field. On biing asked whether he was gut, ty or not guilty the def inoant s.id be was guitty.-The father of the boy was present, aud asked the Bench to do the best they could for him.—One of the teachers of the Sunday School taid that he had been requested t.) state-that they did not wish to press the .charge.— L'he Chairman said that the boy had done the best thinic under the circumstances, that was to c infess his guilt. They did not wish to deal ha-shiy with him, they wanted to give him a chance nf stirtiiiif afresh. If ho ever came before them again wnile hj was young they would have to send him to an industrial school. They would give him a chance, and bound him over to come up for judgment when called up-,ii.-T,;e fdth-r of the defendant wept bit terly during the time that the evidence was being given.

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