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; ROME AND THE BIBLE. 1

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j ALLEGED FARNDON ABDUCTION.…

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j ALLEGED FARNDON ABDUCTION. 4 —— j AN EXTRAORDINARY STORY. MIDNIGHT VISIT TO CHESTER. An extraordinary story was related before Mr. Harry Bairnston at the Bwxtoll PciJic Court on Monday, when Harry Wileock, a young labourer, working on the telegraphs, was dargICd with abducting a girl under IS years of age at Farndon on May 2nd.—Jane llopley said she resided with her father, Henry Hop- ley,a labourer, at Farndon, and was 16 years and 9 months of a, ze. She had known prisoner only last Friday, but. she had seen him every day last week working en the telegraph wires. Last Friday she saw him going down the Barton-road about 9.30 p.m.. and they walked down the road towards her home. She iircmised to nl-Eet him at. 5 p.m. on Saturday, but she did not keep the appoint- merit, and in?t?xt went for a wa*k with a girl friend to Bartcn, gdtin.g Lack a!?ont 9 p.m. &hc found the house locked, and went down Ow strp?t to look for her p;upnt?. She saw pri'?oner standing by a gate leading into & field that her father had, and in reply to his questions she said she was going to meet her parents and fetch come water. He asked why she did not meet him, and she explained where she had been. He asked her to go for a walk with him, and after persuasion she consented. They went up Sibbersfic-ld-lane. and when by a gate prisoner got hold of her, whereupon the shouted. Slio eventually got away from him and ran towards home. Prisoner foi'lowod. took hold of her. and brought her back. She got away again and went in the direction of I' home, prisoner following. She beard the clock strike a?d sa'd "There, that* ten," prisoner replying, Ni, Its tw(,h()." Wi<iie<? said "I ?imU get iock? out," and he said You a re locked out. They have gone to bed. Wit- nesfc said "I dare not go home if it is twelve o'clock." Prisoner said "It is twaive o'clock. Come on back to Chester. My father keepe a | hotel. You can stay the night." Witncrf thought, rJ1., had better go home, and stopped I about five minutes thinkin.g whether to go back -r not. Prisoner said "Are you coming?" and got hold of her and pulled her baek. Th' y went towards Chester through Eaton Park. Witness said in Eaton Park "If I knew my way back I would go." Prisoner Jay down, but finally got up and -hey went towards I Chester. After they passed the llall, he atvyvulted her, and she toikl him she should re- port him when she got back to Farndon^ and prisoner !-a.id "You are not going back to Farndon." They went on to Chester, and prisoner said he would make a different girl of her if she went with him, They went to the waiting-room at Chester Station, arriving there ah(r,1t 2,30 a.tn" and they "topped there until dinnor tinJP on Sunday. A porter asked ilien-i where they were for, and prisoner replied "Wrexham." They left the i-tation and prisoner wanted her to go into lodgimrv but she said "I will go bock to Farndon." Finally they got as far as Aid ford, where she left prisoner and went home. He asked her what she was goine- to tell her parents, and she said "I will tell the truth." On Saturday even- I ing prisoner asked her how old she was, a.nd sthe td:d 11im she was not 17 years utit.il A[1g:j. Prisoner was remanded next. Monday.

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I - I | THE ARMY. t THE RMY.

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IROME'S ZEAL FOR "RELIGIOUS"…

I NASAL CATARRH AND ASTHMA.I

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