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 LOCAL NEWS. I W11EXIIAM PETTY SESSION'S SypTi-MBF.-t 7, 1857. —Before Captain Pantox RY' and It. Ift. WiN(;rTrLI), Esq. Houseless.—Jeremiah Owens was in custody charged bv Inspector Lamb with lying on a stack belonging to Mr. Taylor, of the Swan Inn, Penvbryn, Wrexham Lamb stated that about seven o'clock on Monday morn- last. he. in company with Mr. Taylor, found the prisoner lying on a stack of straw in a field near to the New Burying-Ground, on the Ruthin road and on his asking him he could give no account of himself. On this he (Lamb) locked him up.—Owens said he was a native of W rexbatn, and having no home he had to walk the 8t;eet3 at night, adding, "I have not been living any- where during the last fortnight only in Wrexham." At first he said he left the town to go to the stack about six o'clock, but afterwards he asserted that he had walked all night along the Mold road out of the way of the policemen; and at four o'clock he went towards the ltuthin road. lie was out of employment, and had no home to go to. but intended to migrate to Lancashire in n day or two. Ultimately he was discharged with an intimation th fit lin u,9C\111,1 nnt K.i a 11 AlVOf] tn romKlo 0.1- the streets all night. '"J au. NOT Legal.—Mary Edwards, of Khostyllen, was in court to press a charge against Elizabeth Edwards, of the same place, of robbing her garden. The defendant did not attend, as the summons was served upon her on Sunday evening by P.C. Fairbrother, and as the Bench decided that a summons served on a Sunday was not legal, a new summons was ordered to be issued, Mr. Acton ap- peared lor the prosecutor. STEALING AN Ikon Ghate.—Elizabeth Williams, a girl 13 years of age, step-daughter of Thomas Hunt, of Wrexham, was in custody, charged with stealing an iron grate, on Thursday, the 3rd inst., belonging to the township of Wrexham-ltegis. George Eddowes said he was in charge of the highways under the surveyors, Captain M'Coy and Mr. T. Painter, and the giate pro- duced belonged to a pump near to Mr. Knibbs's ware- house in Henblas-street. On Wednesday he saw it there, but on Thursday morning, about efeven o'clock, he missed it. He was induced to go to Mr. Slnvson's in search of it, and there he found it. It was worth from Is. to Is. 3d. Ilrs. Bridget Siztwsuzi delj,)sed to the pri- soner bringing the grate to the storesabout ten o'clock on Thursday morning, together with a low rays and bones, weighing in all 71hs., tor which s he gave her ad. Did not ask her any questions as to where she got it from, and scarcely said anything at all to her. The prisoner then pleaded guilty to the charge. The Chairman then said, "It is very clear that these places (the marine stores) do a very great deal of mischief, and the keepers of them are more to be blamed than the unfortunate children who are tempted to commit these kind of depredations." Ordered to be kept in the custody of the police until six o'clock in the evening, and then to be discharged. After signing one or two licences which had been left over from the previous sessions, the business of the court was terminated.


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