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I FIRE AT KINNERTON.I

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I FIRE AT KINNERTON. I — jr- I ALLEGED ARSON. I On Tuesday evening, about 10.30, the Chester Fire Brigade received a message informing them of a. file having broken out at Higher Kinnerton. The brigade turned out under Capt Williamson and Lieut. Nohiett, and on arrival they found a large stack of hay well alight, the property of Mr. BleteiiJey, of the Swan Inn. Fortunately the brigade were able to save a portion of the stack, but tho damage done was estimated at about L50. Tha brigade were obliged to remain at the scene for twelve hours. It is believed that the stack was wil- fully set on fire, and an arrest kw been made. Before the Mold Justices on Wednesday, Thomas Freeman, a tramping farm labourer, stated to be a nativo of Beverley, Yorkshire, was charged in custody with an;.on.-Francis Bleteller, Swan Imi, Higher Kinnerton, said he held land at Mount Pleasant, Higher Kiu- nerton. on which was a haystack. Ho-bad. seem the prisoner in the neighbourhood for some days previously, and on the previous Ssturda.y he found him asleep at the end of the stack. Witness cleared him off, and on ttaa previous (Tuesday) morning witness' daughter refused to serve the aeoused. At 9 p.m. the same day wit- ness went to the stack and found it on fire, and the prisoner there in charge of a police offioor. The stack, which was destroyed except e por- tion two yajds square, was insured for £ 40.— Hsnry Cannon, farmer and cattle deafer, Kin- nerton Hall, said that at 9.15 on the previous night he saw the prisoner coming towards the direction of the stack. Immediately afterwards he saw a flash in the air, and turning around found the stack was on fire. He went to the stack and found the prisoner (who made qpvefral statements as to the fire) iu obarge of a man named William Roberts. The prisoner was smoking a short clay pipe when witness first met binL-Willism Roberts, colher. of Peny- mynydd, said that at 9.20 he was walking to- wards the stack, when he saw the prisoner com- ing at a trot from that direction and asking for Mr. Blcrtcthor. The accused said he did not see the fire start, but noticed people running up and down the road. Witness stopped the ac- cused, who stated he had no 'bacœ. pipe or matches. Witness detained the prisoner, who said, "I hardly know the man (Blctoh-er), but he stopped my tap." The accused gave this as a reason for not heJping to put out the firel-ne prisoner, who pleaded "not guilty," was com- mitted to the Flintshire Assizes.

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