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OVER. 91,000 IXYOLED.

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OVER. 91,000 IXYOLED. ABERAVON COMMITTAL ON EM- BEZZLEMENT CHARGE. Henry Davies, assistant overseer Cwmavon. the well-known Soci?het, was again before the magistrates at Aberavon on Monday, when he was charged with embezzling £ 1,023 13s. 8d. of the ratepayers' money. Con- siderable interest was taken In the proceedings and the court was full. It will be recalled that at the pre vious hearing he was committed for trial on two charges of fa lsification of accounts and (me of destroying bank I pass-books. Mr. Edward PoweTI prose- cuted, and Mr. Gibson Davies defend- ed. Mr. Powell said that the investiga- tion had heen completed, and the total amount of the defendant's defalcations was £ 1,023 12s. 8d. There were two classes of cases, cases where the ac- cused received cheques in payment of rates and paid them into his own pro- vate banking account, and cases where received money in cash and paid them over in the same manner. Thomas Lew, chairman of the parish council, aid Thomas Evans, of the clerk to {he guardiaiis' office, Neath, gave evidence that the accused was appointed assistant oversecr in 1902. Several witnesses gave evidence that they had made settlement by cheque and cisli in payment of rates to the accused during 1916 and 1917, and they held receipts signed by him. I Mr. W. n. Thomas, assistant over- seer, Aberavon, who was appointed to investigate the accused's books, said none of those amounts had been paid into the overseers' account. Owen Daniel, manager of the Lon- don and Provincial Bank, Port Tal- bot, said the accused had a private banking account at his bank, and tho gumfi mentioned by the witiiesse-s were paid into that account. Mr. Edward Powell applied for the committal of the accusal to tin? ft seizes and the magistrates decided to do this. II No application was made for bail.

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