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Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal (Newspaper) - April 27, 1891, Bathurst, New South Wales Gust s dry Gin in if Tun Ito a i i Iki u 1 14 ? Allt Cut Allers Cam Kuon i rub ident of Uio o British medical Lynn Atli society. Certifies that h Day Gin is u , Iru Ivirty itis Lill in mid Wiloh Sonio , Mill i Oil for of Llin Kiili Impi sir Uli Urlaub Caiji Erun. Ave time w my a i i a t i so 3ferthnrsl a Jim Marju vat be rites it Tinmu Uleah i onday april 27, 1891. Local and general. La Abs the application for a Iii Neil Loase of Crown lands of t. W. King Mitchell 20 acres Parish Castleton has been approved. ? leases Crown land leases have Boon granted As under. A Charles that Clifty Bathurst six lots Parish Waterbeach Anderson bros., Killo Butta two lots Parish Macquarie. A Gold mining notice is Giren that it is intended to declare void the following leases a. Levertry Trunkey. 5 acres Parish my Lunnia. A Hemsworth Truskey 6 acres Parish my Lunnia. a wire on saturday from Mel Bourne Saya that la Grippe is making its appearance again. In Victoria. A serious out break has taken place at Benalla. People Here hould prepare for it. Leases forfeited. A the following conditional leases have through non payment of rout become James Orady Oberon 301 acres Parish Mozart and Vulcan b. Blood Vil Tonia 402 acres Parish Vittoria. Heady fou do Lively a the Mineral leases of. Hainsworth and another. Mitchell. 40 acre Pattri a c6o Adf Gal and a. \ of Burrows Tuelia 20 acres Parish Harraman Aro now Rondy for delivery. A babes of cd a in lands. A the under a Imti Oneil applications forgot dining leases of Crown lands have ? been approved car Euck Trunkey 15 acres Parish Ito mbah o. Cole Sofala 5 acres Parish Waterbeach a. M Euzie and another 5 acres Parish Cano Indra. Jatoth4w Soine \ difference has Arisen Between the manager and the men of the Hartley ,yal9 Shalo mines. The men demand that the custom of Ca villing for places be roat Rod. The manager is willing to Grant this but holds that of pillar work should be be. By Roii tract ithe men of jobs to contract work a Benefit. A the Silver Star Mius Truls an entertainment on behalf of the widow. Buy Lisa to in the school of arts huh on wednesday next a Liberal pro a minium hns been prepared and As the company contains some really Good singers there should to a full House. The civil casks a at the close of saturday s proceedings his Honor discharged the civil jury Iii til Yodus Ajr morning as1 he i saw no likelihood of Tho criminal business concluding before tuesday night., Are Proco Oding to Yovor there is very Little Hope of the civil by Siuess. Commencing before thursday. J \ /. Jhons or John Meagor was i Ulutu ipod from duty As a juror this morning us to was int Onwood m cases in the other courts Thuro , received 11 no Mariur from John Moore who was twice Riu ocl during last week for nou Attu Daube As u juror. Or. Moore said Tliatha loud Chiqiu Gochis room Louie Laud Tho summons loud not to earbud him in time.,. The Fino was remitted.?-. Rev. Mauk Guy Friday next Tho Kov. Mark Guy pour to is to be Wol coined by Tho Mosley a Motho dista Iii Sydney Al h Avvico in the if All fort Studut. This eminent pro Cher in Tuuu paying a visit to Bathurst of Tho 19th mid aoth1 May not when to will preach in the William Street Church and lecture. A meeting of the Church officers is called for this. Evening to Liaku Tho unc Essary arrangements. ?. Fau Ewell Leo tube by miss Jeh Sij a. remind our readers of Tieso lectures they will we feel sure find it Woith their while to go and hear these utterances of a Olever and Earnest woman. When miss Ackor Mau leaves our City ? she will proceed to Mel Bourne for a great inter colonial convention then to western1 Australia and then to Singapore India and 00 Forth. Her Mission is world wide the experience of life in Ohita and Japan afford abundant material for a deeply interesting tale and this will be told and illustrated on wednesday night. All should hear this lady. Morsio in the of saturday night Tho Bathurst District band held Forth in the Machattie Park Pavilion to an admiring crowd a Good programme was gone through and during a Lull the players were invited by or. F. Q. Momo the. Vice president to take a parting Glass with him at the Edinboro Castle hotel. He explained that his departure from Bathurst necessitated his resignation As vice president. Head been connected with the baud from the f commencement land been loused with the Progress it made. Or. Lowing bandmaster and or. Appleby Secre tary referred to the valuable assistance or. Mouro Rou Dorod to the baud and to. The loss which the r Tomov Al of or. And mrs. Mauiro would be to Tho City. Tho baud will perform in Tho Park again this Uvea aug and will no doubt play a fiend Oil it the station to or. And mrs. Mouro who leave Bathurst this evening.1 the debt Kier band and my. F. G. Munko. Since the for nation of the District band or k110 a .Tod m our of the saturday evening while the Bondsman were resting Between one of the selections invited them to Kennedy s Edinboro Castle and there Success to the band in bumpers. My mflh11 a Rosm Gathe Toast referred in Flatto nug terms to the Advance which been in ? j1.0 r lev ut8 v1,0/ Oxil Tonce of Audi it Waild Tuato Tho Unity. To the conductor on his Jsu Cess and hoped thut this would continue. To regretted that new Inion Arisen when to should Yovor his count Tiou with the band or. Lewins conduct or Andor apply by Secretary responded they spoke in terms of Praise of the work done by or. And mrs Munro not Only to Tho band but for the City generally and regretted that they were leaving Bathurst. They hoped he would be successful m their new Jonm Oji i Jui i. H juror pined. A this afternoon Alexander Inglis auctioneer was fined 40s for no attend a Noe As a juror. He been called of the first Case in the morning and did not answer and As he did not appear in the afternoon the Fine was inflicted. ? Western Befle association. A a meeting of the Council of the above was held in their room on saturday evening or. Spencer in the chair. Various matters in connection with the forthcoming prize meeting were discussed and it was left with the executive committee to arrange for of inter colonial match if time and target accommodation would allow. Or. Stokes was authorised to collect subscriptions and prizes from the merchants and tradesmen of the town. Judge Lookeb on smoking. A his Honor judge Docker. When taking his seat on the Bench after the adjournment said a word or two about smoking on the court House Steps Lind Verandah. Ho1 mid he noticed that there Woro notices posted up prohibiting smoking but notwithstanding that several persons were smoking on the Steps and verandahs. To did t smoke himself but did not object to mothers 8tiioking,. Proper ,.iiovertholes8he. Rogard for rules and if Ariy of the smokers vere brought before him to would Deal with them for Cou to input til court. Our distinguished writer said that in oking destroyed the conscience mud he supposed that this accounted for Tho disregard of the Law of which those of whom to complained wore guilty. ,. The weather. Arnil27f a. A spout. A Clear and Calm. Kutni Mettr 28.060. Hatch we thermometer 5b. Normo Mctyr maximum8 minimum 35.8 tin fall to . Nil. The . G rent flood Hawk Cadbury 1812. Unn Kikus b.84 . ,/5.20 Pimp i / i my i , 740 . ? ,_a.58 Jun. ? ? v. Than of 01 t ii k my ii t liit.1 Utike scr 2nd, 4.35 . New Moon 01 h. 7.2 . First i meter 10th. 11.45 . I Iii Moon 2r.tli,1?.l�j�.in.r Bathurst Reserve club. The Bathurst reserves held their usual practice at the Butts on saturday when the following scores were made a ? ? 5 500 600 to no. G. B. Smith. 2i 3458. Or. Spencer ? 33 24 57f. B. Kenny ? 27 2 56 w. S. Hodge ? 30 26. 56. A. J. Dowse. 28 27 55 w. Maddy. 3.0, 2232. R. Jones. 20 26 51. T. Slack. 29 20 49 h. A. Stokes ? 26 10 42 a. J. Joffrion ? 26 16 42 p. C. White. a la .1736 first time or. Whito fired of Tho Range. Cricket. 1vanhoe. Rockley. The dubs met for their return match on tlietordnancejgr6und, by saturday the game resulting in a easy win for the local team ttys an of innings and 30 runs. The Lvan hoes put up 134 runs playing one Man Short of which Eike Ane Contri buted 47 by free but Good All round play Studdert coming next with 35 by patient sound play Kirkpatrick rapidly put i i together t grow Hurst and Barnes trundled Well throughout securing All the wickets Between them. The visitors put up 45 and 62 in their two innings golsby32, Brownlow 18, Crowhurst 14, Barnes n batted Best. E. Keane and Studdert first inning Shadley and Carpenter second inning bowled in line form. The visitors ? were entertained at Host Kennedy s. Appended arc the scores a Ivan Hoks a first la Uigh Studdon to o Anh Strowig by Irons into Hadley of Berihun b Barnes ? 2 o. Taylor b Crowhurst ? i 50 e. Klaue Crowhurst. ? 47 h. Keno o Mclean b Siuw Laurat. 0 Kirkpatrick b Crow Hught a ? a 11 Carpenter run out. ? ?4. Oar troll c air Strong b Barros. 7 Iii ploy c Voddon b c Rowh Kirbt. ?8. Taylor not out ? e ti-8 sundries. A total ? 134rock let first la Mug. Brownlow b e. Pune. ? ? 18 Crow Luibl c Carpenter b Studdert.6 of Libby b k. In Laue. 2 a Barrios a Studler. Ii Iton nun i e. Kea ii. I ?.- .6 Karnib Trovik i e. Khauo. I Westro Taylor stud wit. ,.v �?-?.-� go Dou b e. Keague ?0 my Dougoll o Hadley b Studdert ? 2. Barnes not out s ? / a 0 e. Mclean b e. Keare to. A. 0 ? sundries. ?1 total 45 second in Uings. Crowhurst 0 a troll b Carpenter. -14 Brownlow b Carpenter ? to. ? 0 Golsby b Hadley a 732 Armstrong b Hadley. I e. Barnes b Hadley ? 2 a Dounell b Hadley. A a. 0 West c Studdert b Carponter ? Kermau not out. 1 Mclean c h. Keague b Carpenter. 0 Godden b Hardley. A a. 1. Barnes c Carpenter b Hadley. 0 sundries 2 total ? i ? 62 Rockley school a. Triangle \ Flat school. A correspondent writes the above clubs met on the latter s ground on Satur Day 18th inst. And played a match which resulted in a win for the latter by nine wickets. The Day was bitterly cold. The Rockley boys took Possession of the creases first and were All disposed of for the moderate total of 13, of which number c. A. Wilkinson made 7. Trie Triangle Flat boys took the wickets and made 42, h. Glazier 15, s. Doulman 8, and a. Wilkinson batting in Good style. After this they adjourned to or. Jacob barnes1, where a Good dinner awaited the hungry knights. Both sides scored Well at the table i in their second innings Rockley were All disposed of for 53, of which num Ber g. Hackney made 15 and w. Turn Bull 7. Their opponents wanted 19 to win and this was made with the loss of one wicket. E. Hackney and c. A. Wilkinson bowled Well for the losers As did s. Doulman e. Barnes and Nightingale for the winners. S. Doulman took g wickets in the second innings for a very Small Cost. Rifle shooting. Volunteer Rifle club on saturday1 afternoon Titi third of tile series by competitions for the prizes presented by or. V Macli Attie or .\v.h. Paul and or. We took place and resulted As follows it $ 500 600 old p. I corp. Board Man. 32 28. 2 u2 priv. J. Bead.26 a ,?iu8 t\62 Lieut. Hudson. 26 27 a 53 Sergt. Atkins. 22 t26 5% 53 priv. Johnson. U6� to18 \ 53 Sergt. Naylor. 26 20 a 52 priv. Handover. 21 11. ,18 50 a a Mendell. 14 1620 0 Moulsdale. 19 ,15 12 a46 a a Holgate ? 13 7 20 \ 40 or. And mrs. Honro s departure ? Tomy address and testimonial from the citizens. This morning the mayor Alderman f. Crag and a number of friends of r or. And mrs. Monro. Attended at the Royal hotel for the purpose of presenting the address and testimonial from the citizens. The mayor read the address As follows to or. And mrs. F. G. M0nuo, on tie o occasions of their departure from Bathurst. Dear or. And mrs a Tho even of your departure from Bathurst to cannot per Mitt of to leave without Pla Piug on record the o steam and affection with which you Aro universally regarded by Tho Community Stind pre so tin g you with a Small Token in Cou Memora Tio u of your Yoars of useful Uoss amongst us. Your Good do Edh. Mrs Mouro. Live in Tho hearts of the people especially in the hearts of the poor the afflicted and the distressed to whom your purse has Ever been readily opened a tour by Patby Over a Raticar your Appeal to Othorn of their behalf never in vain. Your labours in the cause of Charity Are writ in the records of Bathurst Aud both the poor Eliof society Aud the District Hospital in losing you Soho one whom it will be difficult almost impossible to replace. As Cit Zous both of you have Over been Foremost in advancing and promoting the Well being of Bathurst and it is meet that in Machattie Park Bioh owes so much to you there should to erected a memorial to your Witk arid to your Worth. ? socially. hospitality your us flagging Oneriv Yourl wilful oct and conf ready help have Boon factors in the promotion of. That., pleasant Intercourse which relieves the Uvo Notony of the Woik a Day world of toil and your genial faces will Long be missed from the concert Bazaar and Ball. Herewith we beg to Presont you mrs Muuro wit Luthis Token of our affection Aud esteem. Who you look upon it you Well remember Bathurst while in Tho hearts of Bathurst ans your memory will be kept Over Green in that Public Plema Noe which with your help was so i quickly converted from a desolate wilderness into a thing of Beauty and a Joy for Ever. Wishing you happiness in your new Home and a Long career of usefulness and Prosperity a we. Are of behalf of the subscribers. The address was signed by f. Crago in ayrd new. A. Paul w. W. Spencer town Meagher mrs. Ranken w. G. The no bin a a Pritchard Bassett s. W. Webb and o. A. Hanby members of the committee. J s. His worship then handed Tours. Monro a magnificent Gold Bracelet studded with diamonds. A or. Monro said or. Mayor Aud fellow citizens a on behalf of my wife Aud my self i beg to thank you for your kind expressions and Good wishes for our future Prosperity and happiness for the Beautiful Bracelet which you have presented to mrs. Munro for the memorial which you intend to erect in Machattie Park an for. The address which you have just read. We arrived in Bathurst in april 1878, and soon found that you were aliud and hospitable people. The first to Welcome us was one who has gone from us for everyone of whom Bathurst reason to be proud. U refer to the late John Busby who was recognised As one of the Ablest Bankers in the colonies hear in whom the bit and District have lost one of their most widely Este ined residents we have been with you now thirteen years and we can truly say that those thirteen years have been amongst the pleasantest that we have experienced., i do not think that i have done much to Merit your handsome testimonial and address but i am glad that mrs. Munro has the Leisure and Energy to be of some use to the Public institutions and poor of the City. Although we Are ? leaving Vou we assure you that you and your Beautiful City will always have a warm place in our hearts. During our time Here we have seen great changes. Old friends have passed away Boyu who were it school have grown into manhood and Are now earning their living and full lug their duties As Citi sous Aud girls who wore Short frocks Are now wives Aud mothers. On an occasion like this it would be Iscoui photo without u passing refer Euce to the marked advancement Mado by hath urst and its Community in every particular. When we first Cariie hero the population of the City Uriu Broil about 5000,1 while the Hui Uiki Iii diatribe was sparsely populated. In proportion. Since then the influx of residents has Heel steady though gradual till to Duj we s Taud in Tho proud position. Of having nearly 10,000 if Iii Tho Borough. Commensurate with this Progress we in buy truly wonderful improvements All loud us i in fact those who knew Trio Bathurst of 13 years ago would certainly with its palatial structures its Beautiful Park Aud show ground its court Hobo its Hospital and the other buildings too numerous to mention and it is our Hope that in the thirteen yearn to come Tho Bathurst of the future will As greatly. Transcend the Bathurst of to Day As the Bathurst of to Duj trans Clouds the Bathurst of the past. Again thanking1 you for your Nauy kindness est and wishing1 you and your City Prosperity acid your inhabitants a Long Aroer of usefulness and now bid you Good Bye. 1 Cuil Motsay More Aud a fool Vuu. Wilko Cuso. Tho of the remarks i have made Tor it gives us inexpressible paid to breakup old association 0 and if Rerich away the Tendril by which have grown a build our hearts in. Deaf old Bathurst. Applause mrs. Monro who Way greatly affect of said your worship and citizens of Bathurst a i feel deeply grateful for your very handsome gift and words fail me when i should like to toll you How dearly i shall prize it not Only for its great. But ttys an d value but far More As a Token of Tho love and esteem you Bear to. Aud the far away from you All and Jit is clasped on my armr i shall feel that its spark Ling gems reflect the sincerest wishes for my happiness from the Loving Aud generous people of Bathurst. I assure you Thatiana work it have done has always been to me a labor of love my heart aches when bidding Good Bye to you All knowing that time brings so Many changes and friends we love we May never meet again but believe me wherever we go the Many kind guesses we have received from All classes in Bathurst will never to forgotten and we can look Back with the greatest pleasure to our thirteen years residence with you As being among the happiest of our lives i i again thank you Aud ? wishing Prosperity to Bathurst and its kind hearted people must to one and All say Farewell Mutual Good wishes were further exchanged Over a Glass of Champagne and the company separated. A a the Bracelet will be on View at messes. Jones shop until 7 o clock this evening. mrs. To Inq. Leaves by mail train for Sydney to night ?. To Darken a Kkt Lockyer s Sulphur hair Echt our is Tho quickest Best safest costs loss offo cts More Thau. Airy Othor Tho color produced is i Nostoc ii Turak Lockyer s Sulphur is the Only English hair restorer universally adv. A .2l, ? -,-1 to overcome Pepper s quinine and Iron tonic gives new life appetite health strength Energy. Cures neuralgia indigestion nerve debility. Specially useful in hot depressing climates or Valarious districts. Everyone should keep up strength by taking Pepper s quinine world known Lengh so tonic. Bottles Overy Horo. A a a. In. A u h ? k $ 1 Bathurst circuit court a f a 4r ? to a i saturday april 25th. His Honor took his seat on the Bench at 9,30 o clock. Before his Honor or. Justice Stephen he Hon. -he. Tohen appeared 4o prosecute for the Crown assisted by or. J. J. Lee representing the Crown other barristers present were a messes. -h/hlusft, c. G. Heydon . Q Ryan a. R. Butterworth h. M. Hamilton a Moriarty it g. Wade t. Rolin t p. T ? i f ? Al \ a w h or. Job Dull into acted As Deputy sheriff.? \ a i it i n the local attorneys were present in full Force. ? ? i ? ithe Lithgow Council embezzlement John Frederick flood was indicted for that he on the third Day of february at Lite Igor did while in the employ of the Lithgow Council As town clerk,1 embezzle the Surri of �26 of Iod. A second charged him with embezzling of cd and and a third with embezzling �25. Plea not guilty prisoner was undefended. Continued from saturday last Thomas Bennett deposed .1 was elected mayor of Lithgow in february 1890 read and Cook were elected soon after As auditors on 20th March prisoner made a complaint to him that the auditors were giving him unnecessary trouble 1 1 told him i heard he was giving trouble to the auditors and that lie must satisfy to in auditors by giving up to them All the books of the Council the following Mon Day night or. Donald and the auditors called on Fri Erand we went a prisoner s lodging he then accompanied us to the Council Chambers and promised to give up the books on the following Friday i met the auditors and prisoner at the Chambers and in consequence of ? the auditors complaints i took the books my self and went through the Cash accounts and payments into the Bank All the entries were in the handwriting of prisoner ,�332 15s cd was received Between december 1889 and february his pay ments to the Banks we re a 29 i8s 8d Small Cash payments by prisoner amounted to �15 6s id shaking a total of ?306 14s go leaving a balance of �260 of Iod unaccounted for prisoner was pre sent when i made the figures out and did not object to the. Balance arrived at he gave me information to enable me to arrive at a decision the �15 6s was made up of telegrams and sundry Small pay ments there was such an amount of wrangling Between Itlie prisoner arid trie1 auditors who were unable to get out their balance Sheet i suspended him and he handed mje.,toy or the yes opened the Safe at Brice found no Cash in going Over the accounts la term on a e found his pay tibents exceeded More than his receipts the deficiency in the Bank was about �76 i saw him at the railway station before he went away and told him that i bought in a deficiency of �16 is Iod he said he did so Mculvan Drohat Hei could prove by the Blok s Shafit Vas not so told Lii hit h e could have free Access to the books and i hoped he would be Able to make 1 the matters Clear prisoner then promised to meet me at the Chambers on the next afternoon As he was going to Waller Wang by the train and would alien return he then gave me four �5 notes and said the Council owed him �5, Aud 1 was satisfied to allow the matter to rest next Day i received information which led me to take police proceedings and he was. Arrested the information 1 1 Laid against accused was in respect to the i 257i. ? to the prisoner i you came Back Accord ing i Promise in addition to the deficiency shown 1 by the books and vouchers in the Council there was draft of 76 in the Bank making the deficiency 102 ibs Iod. ,.j to the Crown prosecutor prisoner used to draw cheques which were sighed by him the1 mayor and an Alderman he did not Tell me there was an overdraft at the Bank and i was not aware of it until the next Day. Richard Reid an auditor in the Lithgow Council deposed when we undertook Lour duties there we Only the rate1 6bok an vday Book 1 1 asked accused to Jaye his a poker posted up for the following night and on that night met him at the town Hall on going through the books a second time 1 found that some alterations been made in the totals on the previous night the forgeries were in Pencil but they were now in Ink prisoner said lie not made the alterations As we could not make the books balance we reported Jot he mayor we completed our audit in March we went through the Bank we found As a result of our inspection that there was a deficiency of 26 of Iod after prisoner gone we made a search and found the butt of a. Receipt Book tie receipt slip for �4.5 ios4d produced shews an item of �1 17s go Odd for advertising but there Yas a. Receipt for that item on a separate piece of paper. To prisoner the first night we came to audit we All the books before us to Thelbert of my knowledge they shewed All they Money you received we Reade ii our balance from scrap papers having first Reade it up As far As we. Could from the Book s we subsequently found Liat there were other books of account we never other books we wanted the Cash Book i decline to answer whether you gave us a rough balance Sheet the first night you gave us a scrap of paper which we could not make out i have that Docu ment Here produced you did not hand us a balance Sheet on the first night ruled in Ink nor on the second night not at All a never saw one i did not ask you to account for �19 and 1 would sign the Sheet the balance Sheet now produced is in your handwriting you produced a fresh balance Sheet at three meetings on one of the sheets produced you Shew thai you owe the Council 26. The Crown prosecutor pointed out. That the facts were quite the other Way and that it shewed a credit balance due to prisoner. 1 prisoner contended that. The ? figures clearly shewed that the disbursements exceeded the receipts by �26, and the Council . Been operating upon an Over Jdraft. the Sheet produced shewed joke accounts of the Borough for the half year and not Between the Council and himself. Witness continued i find debit entries for items on the sheets corresponding with the rough papers the first balance Shee presented by you shewed a debit balance against you we objected to this because it did t Shew where the rates came from in the second Sheet you gave the rates from the different wards and the totals were different the debit balance against you of �11 14s Iod we were not satisfied that was the Correct balance and to went through. It ag3in, but we no fresh 5 books fahd vouchers in totalled the books with you and sometimes without you. ? a Juc to. To his Honor there were no other nooks for him1 to h and Over but we thought there were he would never Tell us we saw that books been Pur chased but did not know a Here they were m Joseph Cope the other auditor was called by the Crown prosecutor in order to give prisoner a Opportunity or ques. Toning him if he. So desired. F to prisoner you did not state that you not made any entries Iri lit lie Ledger that a. Remember something iwas ? said we found afterwards that nothing been written in the other books John l. Brown Grazier of Bowe fells and owner of rateable property in the Borough of Lithgow deposed that on the 28th of March last prisoner came to him and said he was in difficulties and asked if he would pay his rates witness said yes if prisoner would give him a receipt for the Money the interview took place at witness s father s place hear Lithgow witness said he would bring the Cheque to Lithgow a and to wrote one out for �25 and gave it to prisoner in7 Lite Igor. Cheque and receipt produced witness became bail for prisoners with another Friend in 80 when he was committed he absconded from his bail. -.?-.-,Arthurw. Kingsmill accountant at the commercial Bank Lithgow deposed that prisoner cashed or. Brown s Cheque at the Bank he did hot pay the amount into the credit of the Council. J Thomas Bennett mayor re called it was the duty of prisoner to pay cheques to tie treasurer he no authority to Cash cheques. Robert Frevell stationer of f Lithgow examined a receipt Given by Lii re to Pri Soner,for,�3,.7s,.ad the figure one been put before the seven since i gave it to him. This was the Case for the grown ? prisoner addressed the jury in his de Fence and referred to the trying nature of the task which he been compelled to undertake of defending himself. He told the Story of his appointment mentioning there was a struggle for the position of first town clerk his opponent being the witness Reid there was no proper office for him to work in and no proper books and it was Only with the greatest difficulty Liat he coi ild do his work. He narrated the circumstances leading up to the mayor telling him there was a deficiency of / 26, and his payment of 20 to him. ? he firmly believed Tliatha would have teen Able to resume work and to refund the Anio Urit that May have been away but to his horror he a a arrested. Subsequently he lost his head and went away to Fiji the pointed Olit that the �20 obtained trom or. Brown not been in his hands for seven Days although the municipalities. Act provided that he could As a Ouncie clerk hold Money for that time he would have paid up every Farthing. If he not been arrested f. J his Honor surn medi up and pointed out that the. Provision in the act refer de to by the prisoner was covered a y a pro Viso that it should not interfere with the criminal prosecution of an offender., of the jury after an absence of an hour returned into., court.tli Verdict of guilty on All three counts. The prisoner in response to the usual question Sai d that he held positions in the army in England ,011 the continent and. In Nev South wales.,after lie came to the Colony lie held positions of Trust in different financial houses and always left for the a purpose of improving himself. His Honor said that he took it for granted that his previous conduct been g o6d As the police said nothing against him. The prisoner said that he always done his duty and always been honest. He . Pot the slightest intention of doing any thug dishonest in this instance. He ask editor mercy As he a wife and family. ,., a. This Honor failed to see Liow. The jury could come to any other Heidi qty it was Clea Itiat prisoner was a dishonest Man. He iwas sorry that he absconded in the first instance and in doings he put the person who befriended him to the i Oss of�8p.f prisoner was not now Beiring dealt with for went to she a what his intentions were. J prisoner asked his Honor to Send him to a warmer climate haying been used to tropical climates he was afraid if con fined in Bathurst gaol it would seriously impair Elj. J Mph lash i his Honor theh sentenced prisoner to four years imprisonment in Maitland gaol on each count. The sentences to be con current v1cv ? i prisoner asked if he might during this term1 petition for a Iii of i. His Honor said that he Yould not give permission for this As he Only passed a Light sentence the crime of embezzle ment was now ram p an t throughout the Colony and he was riot sure but trial he should have made an example of him. Otlet was impossible to take up a paper now without finding some fresh offence of this kind if there been anything against his character he would have inflicted a very severe sentence. He. now Only passed a Al Light 1 sent conce anli/4lieref6rei declined Togiva him the right to petition. Het thought the sentence been top Light but he woul rather a Jerr ii the Side of leniency than on tie contrary. Assalti with intent. I John Richardson was indicate d for that he on the,i8th Day of april at., Bathurst did assault one Alice Green a girl seven years of age with intent to commit a capital offence. A second count charged prisoner with committing at indecent assault a prisoner pleaded not guilty and was undefended. The Crown prosecutor briefly stated the facts of the Case particulars of which have already been published. On Satur Day 1 8th instant the Little girl while k. Playing in a Yard in George Street was induced by the accused to go into his House when he took her upon his Knees and committed the alleged Fence re while there her Mother came Iri but did not Sec her daughter on. Prisoners knee As he on hearing her coming put the child Down. The child complained to her Mother and she. Was taken next Day to or. Bassett who examined her and found evidences that the child been tampered with., a prisoner in his statement to the jury said that the children were in the habit of coming into his House. On the Day in question Alice Green asked him to Dandle her on his knee and whilst playing with her he noticed that some of the buttons of his trousers were undone. He immediately got Upland it was then that the cd incl s Mother made her appearance. This Honor in summing up said that or. Bassett s evidence was certainly an prisoner s f. F a to i seeing that he said the injuries to the child not been received in the manner ? alleged by the Crown. If the jury were not satisfied in face of that evidence that the prisoner was guilty of the higher offence they would then have to consider the child s state ment As to the treatment she received and determine 39., to prisoners guilt or innocence of the charge of indecent assault or ? a a ? 1 the jury retired at a Quarter to Fiir and returning in half in hour brought in a verdict of guilty against prisoner on the charge of indecent assault. He was sentenced to three years imprisonment with hard Labory a ? s. The. Court then adjourned till 9. 15 a. In. On,monday.-. _,.,-,., ? a -.�?, monday april 2 7. ? ?. His Honor took his seat on the Bench at 9.15 o clock. A sentences. A a ? ? ? a the Orange murder Casio. ? ? i ? Alfred Jackson found guilty of Maue Slaughter. In reply to the usual question prisoner thanked his Honor for the kind Ness he1 shown him during the trial he expressed a Lope that Liis Honor would extend 1 to him is much. Leniency As possible. I his Honor said that the jury Hadaf taken a very merciful and fair View of the i evidence. And acting on. That View re a turned a verdict of manslaughter acquit Ting him of any intent to kill the. China Man or to do him bodily harm and considered that he did not have any reckless indifference to life. He been guilty of an act of Gross and Crimi Nal carelessness and Folly which re suited in the taking away of a life., he his Honor must regard prisoner before him As far he could As a youth at the age of 14 years and. 10 month without any blemish on his character and one whom he hoped would Lead a better life in the future. Before knowing anything of his character subsequent ? to the time that this crime been committed for if lie no done this he would have been disappointed As he siricefound.that prisoner it three times been. Charged with larceny and twice convicted. He would Haye thought that a Young Man commencing life As p Ristori Erpidio with crime Given Way Jcj any temptation to offend against . A he was afraid the Atli is character was not Good As apart from the evidence Pubis is Ibsen quent Rij Adt shown ins Dis the Law by. Bringing witness in Liis defence vrho m lie1 Khew it ism have Joii Winitt de perjury this was the Case with his own Brothers and he Liis Honor tas satisfied the jury did riot believe that . It was also Patent that lie tutored Liis sister to give in his favor. He did not Point out these things for the purpose of adding to his punish ment but in looking upon Hin As an innocent youth he wished to slice thai there was a possibility of his in proving his character and to induce him to turn Over a new Leaf. He was still a you Rig san and lie hoped that while in gaol he would thinks seriously Over plus past life and would make up his mind to Lead a better life. There was was ample Opportunity for any Man to Lead an honest life without descending to crime. He then sentenced Himi it three years imprisonment penal i servitude. I Charles Kable found guilty of killing sheep Ith intent to steal. Prisoner asked for leniency on account of his wife and tvo children.,r.1 his Honor said Juliis was a Universal Pica on the part of prisoners and was a painful one which could not be acted upon.1 this should be thought of before the crime was committed. Prisoner s character now would stand Jiin in Good Stead rated in Cor Seq hence Rie would pass the most lenient sentence allowed by Law. It would appear that he been seized by a sudden temptation but his defence was a. Very Flimsy one and no weight in Hio mind. The Good character lie previously Lead iwas now Staken from him but As he was a Young Man lie hoped Jim would turn yer a new Leaf sentence three years hard lab run ? i to f a new cases ? embezzlement. ? i Edward Mcguire on bail was indicted for that lie during the month of january 189 1mid1 embezzle the Sli Riis of Al % i6s, iss 6d, and 21s 6d, the property of his. Employer John Patrick or i plea nov Gulfy 4� e i prisone.r4was defended by , instructed by or. J. H Mclyn Toslin. I the facts were stated by. The Crown ? a a John Patrick Ryan Butcher of Keppel Street deposed prisoner entered my employ in november and two weeks after he started in the country cart for the Sale of meat a his run was around Raglan and his instructions were to sell for Cash r Unitess to Good customers he left my employ on january 24th he gave an account of his
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