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"I STOLE THE LOT" I

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"I STOLE THE LOT" I SWANSEA CHARGES OF BURGLARY At the Swansea County Police Court on ¡ Wednesday, Jno. Donovan (22), rag an(,, I bone collector; James Birmingham (17), tinsmith; and Evan J. Lewis (27), were involved in numerous cliarges of break- ing and entering and receiving quantities I (It brass from Messrs. Owens Bros., Messrs. The Bryngwyn Steel Co., Measr-s. The Grovosend Steel Co., Messrs. The I Swansea Navigation Colliery, to the value of £ 25 17s, Sd., on dates in August, Sop- tember, and October.—Edward Beaumont, iron merchant, was charged with receiv- ing l?j FlS. of brass valued ?18 10s. well knowing it to be atoL&n. A lr. Edward Harris defended Birmingham, Mr. Henry Thompson represented Donovan, and Mr. ¡ David Clarke defended Beaumont. A patrner in the firm of Messrs. Owen I Bros, said he missed a quantity of brass on Oct. lith. The lock of the store was very hard to open. In reply to questions, witness admitted that in the metal re- covered by the police there were some other pieces similar to that missing. Mr. H. Benson, iron founder, Pontar- duiais, taid Beaumont came to him on October 12th and offered a quantity of brass for sale. He said there was myre .)raE?i for -z u to come. On October 15th he came again and said it had arrived. The total j quantity was 5cwt. Iqr. 2-llbs., and de- fendant asked llis. per cwt. Stanley Isaac Thomas, a mechanic at Grovesend Steelworks, eaid a bearing was made to a pattern which had been patented. This sort of bearing, which was 01 phospher bron?a was never sold I to local dealers, It was sold back to the Phosphor Bronze Co., London.. P.S. Apsey, GcwertoH. spoke of urrezt- ing the two men Donovan and Birming- ham, and later Lewis. Lewis said he found the metal on the Garngoch Com- mon. lie later sold it in two lots to Birmingham, but Donovan said: :0, 1 paid you the money. I paid you £6 on Thursday; SJ1 10s. altogether. Later Lewis admitted that he had taken bear- ings from Bryngwyn Works at different times. He took nine or ten pieces alto- gether, heavy bearings from near a 6hed. Tho last piece lie took last Friday. Donovan aud Birmingham, however, denied stealing the metal, and said they went down to sell some rags. They could not go into tho sitect to put them in, hut not having a key, had to go back. Bir- mingham went to the blacksmith's shop. Donovan had borrowed Birmingham's horse, which was another rea-son tor his presence. In answer to the cltar^a, Beaumont said. It's a false charge; I did not know it was stolen." Beaumont said he had made entries of these purchases in his note hook. Mr. Edward Harris submitted there was no case against Birmingham, as appar- ently he had been misled by Lewis. Mr. Thompson made a similar submission on behalf of Donovan. Mr. David Clarke submitted that Beau- mont had bought the brpf:s quite openly, and had paid a regulation price for it. He did not know it was stolen. All fuur defendants decided to go for trial at the next assizes. Donovan. Bir- mingham, and Beaumont pleaded not guilty. Lewis soicl•' "I stole tho lot last Friday. Birmingham paid me in my house. And on the Saturday morning at 9 o'clock they came up to Gavngoeh Common and met me. They had a. cart a.nd drove away to I Penllergaer. On Sunday, 14th I went to Pcntlliw Common, and I saw Birmingham and he told me was 2cwt, 1 quarter missing from Gowertou. I told him I knew nothing about tha-t? It was nothing to do with me. He said, "I know it's P<? thing to do with you. I know nothinu ahout the other stuff at all." Defendants were committed to the next aa?zM. bail in two eurcties m £50 being t-<) eul'of of .950 being

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