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I I CURIOUS INCIDENT AT THE OLD BAILEY. JUDGE OPENS FOR THE PROSECUTION. Many surprises have been witnessed from time to time at the Old Bailey, bub George Beek, who found himself in the dock charged with manslaughter, was hardly prepared for the opening speech for the prosecution to be delivered by the learned Judge who, with the assistance of a jury, was to try his case. By some curious oversight, no oae had been briefed on behalf of the police, and after Beek had gone through the formality of pleading Not guilty, the representatives of the law were with. out an advocate. Mr Justice Grantham at once entrusted the prosecution to Mr Kenrick, but, to the astonishment of the prisoner, intimated at the same time that as he could not expect counsel to open the case at such short notice, he would do so himself. From the Judicial Bench there then proceeded a sort of preliminary summing-up, at the conclusion of which Mr Justice Grantham's junior examined the witnesses. A coroner's jury had previously investigated the matter, and arrived at the conclusion that the deceased's death was due to misadventure. The same view was taken by the gentlemen sitting at tho Central Criminal Court, and the prisoner was acquitted. In this particular instance the charge was the result merely of a street fight, in which one of the combatants had slipped and received mortal injury.

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