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FRIDAY, JANUARY 3rd 1908.…

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General Tyler, H.L.



A CRAFFEUR S liLOFE-MEXT. John Henry Psrrott (24-). described as 2JL engineer, was cliargod on a warrant at MM!- borough-street Police Conn. London, yLister, day, with having between the 28th of Novem- ber and the 5th of December, 1907, fraudu- kntlycornertoda motor-car to his own use. The motor-car refer-red to is stated to belong to Mr. Andrew Fietoher, tho heir to the Marg&m Estates. The accused, a good-looking young man of gentlemanly appearance, appeared in the P< dock wearing a heavy Ulster coat. He had been brought back from America under romantic circumstances, there being a lady- in the Police-Sergeant West stated that on Tues- day evening last, tne olst of December, be. saw tbc prisoner on board tho steamship Majestic off Plymouth, she having just returned from New "iork. The Clerk Was he is custody? Witness: N o be was a passenger. He had been sent bac-k. I said to him, "r betieTO your name is J. H. Par rot t. otlierwise Pax- ton." He said "Yes." I then said, "1 am a police officer, and hold a warrant for your arrest for stealing a nio-tcl-cai-, tli-, property of Mr. Fletcher, of Saitcun." lie replied. I do not fcse how you can call it stealing. Wheu was %|ie warrant granted?" I Sam. "Thus warrant was granted on the 12th of this month fDecem-bert. b-ut there was a wan-rant; pre viously granted on the 7th for your arrest." He asked, Why was thart ?" T said, "Because it came to our knowledge that yon had absconded to New York and it was necessary to swear & fuller informa- tion embodying: the whole cf the w-rt- n«wscsr" He repY-*T. I u ruder stand I 1: ad Mr. Ren-deli's authority to ooli the car; ihe told me I could do I liked with it. I lost £ 198 0; the. money I received foT the ear playing bridge with three oard-sharpears mm the way to New York. The reason I (bd not oppose my extradition was because I thought they would send me back in të. same boat with the girl." The Cie-rk With the girl! Witness: I conveyed him to Plys Police-station, where he was detained till yesterday. The Clerk: As a matter of fact, he was not extradited. Wit :-riess No: he simrdv name back. Asa matter of fact.he would have beoil- eirtpjl- if he had not volunteered to o. back. I now apply for a remand. Asked by the Magistrate whether he hsui anything to -say. the prisoi-er renlied, "Hes. sir. When the sergeant armsr -<d me I had -Cl. Wil yon let tne have it.. so that I m¡a'1' <v>.rm'vr>icate h, with ,'1, lady I -k out with me f She is unwell." The Magistrate (to the officer): Do v" object ? Witness Yes. I do. nr: the girl is only eighteen years of age. Prisoner: Sh0 is over eighteen. The Magistrate: Is he married to herr Witness: Nc. Pri«^ner • T }. Wi engaged to her three months, aSnd the Intention was to get married or arriving in New York. Witness: She absconded without the oo*- sent of her mother. The Magistrate (to prisoner): I shall not grant your application. The money 's. p.re- sumably. the proceeds of the 6H.¡> theft. Prisoner was remanded for a week. His address was given on the charge-sheet as Arundel-son-are. NorfV" The alleged framdulent conversion OW stated to have been committed at Oxford Street.