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<p>Sessions Paper.</p>
<p>Short-hand Writers to the Court,</p>
<p>Law Booksellers and Publishers.</p>
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<p>On the King's Commission of</p>
<p>The City of London,</p>
<p>OF THE</p>
<p>Held on Tuesday, September 13th, 1904, and following days.</p>
<p>Before the Right Hon.
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-1" type="given" value="JAMES THOMSON"/>SIR JAMES THOMSON RITCHIE</persName> </hi>, Bart.,
<hi rend="largeCaps">LORD MAYOR</hi> of the City of London; the Hon. Sir
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-2" type="given" value="WALTER GEORGE FRANK"/>WALTER GEORGE FRANK PHILLIMORE</persName> </hi>, Bart., and the Hon. Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">THOMAS TOWNSEND BUCKNILL</hi>, two of the Justices of His Majesty's High Court; Sir
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-3" type="given" value="HENRY EDMUND"/>HENRY EDMUND KNIGHT</persName> </hi>, Knt. Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">JOSEPH RENALS</hi>, Bart., Sir
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-4" type="given" value="ALFRED JAMES"/>ALFRED JAMES NEWTON</persName> </hi>, Bart., Aldermen of the said City; Sir
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-5" type="given" value="FORREST"/>FORREST FULTON</persName> </hi>, Knight, K.C., Recorder of the said City; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">JOHN CLARLES BELL</hi>, Knight,
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-6" type="given" value="HENRY GEORE"/>HENRY GEORE SMALLMAN</persName> </hi>, Esq., and
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-7" type="given" value="WILLIAM CHARLES"/>WILLIAM CHARLES SIMMONS</persName> </hi>, Esq., other of the Aldermen of the said City;
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-8" type="given" value="FREDERICK ALBERT"/>FREDERICK ALBERT BOSANQUET</persName> </hi>, Esq., K.C., Common Serjeant of the said City; and
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-9" type="given" value="LUMLEY"/>LUMLEY SMITH</persName> </hi>, Esq., K.C., Judge of the City of London Court; His Majesty's Justices of Over and Terminer and General Gaol Delivery, holden for the said City, and Judges of the Central Criminal Court.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-10" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN KNILL</persName>, BART</hi>., Alderman.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-11" type="given" value="ALFRED JAMES"/>ALFRED JAMES REYNOLDS</persName> </hi>, Knt., J.P.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Sheriffs.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">ANDREW WILLIAM TIMERELL</hi>, Esq.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-12" type="given" value="JOSEPH DAVID"/>JOSEPH DAVID LANGTON</persName> </hi>, Esq.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Under-Sheriffs.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</hi> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">RITCHIE, MAYOR. ELEVENTH SESSION</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">A star (*) denotes that the prisoners have been previously in custody—two stars</hi> (**)
<hi rend="italic">that they have been more than once in custody—a dagger</hi> (†) (
<hi rend="italic">hat they are known to be the associates of bad characters—the figures after the name in the indictment denote the prisoner's age.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LONDON AND MIDDLESEX CASES</hi>.</p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, September</hi> 13
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1904.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder.</hi> </p>
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<lb/>victed of felony at Clerkenwell Sessions on August 12th, 1902.
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-635-19040913 t19040913-635-punishment-2"/>Eighteen months hard labour.</rs> </hi>
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<hi rend="italic">Nine months' hard labour.</hi> </rs>
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<hi rend="italic">Nine months' hard labour.</hi> </rs>
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<hi rend="italic">see</hi> Middleton, who is now serving a month's imprisonment, lifting a parcel out of the truck; he walked across the road and went down the court opposite; the prisoner was following him; I went down the court and caught hold of Middleton—the prisoner instead of assisting me, as I expected him to do, rushed up behind me, let out at me and struck me—I turned round, and as I did so he struck me on the nose again, and then the two of them pummeled me—I held on to Middleton as best I could—he broke away, I followed him; the prisoner ran in another direction—I gave Middleton into custody—the parcel was left in the court and a witness picked it up—the prisoner got away—on September 2nd I went to Moor Lane Police Station—I went into a room where there were nine men in a row—I was told to pick out the man who struck me—I went straight and identified the prisoner; I touched him on the shoulder—it did not take me quarter of second to do—neither of us said anything—I am absolutely positive that he is the man—in the struggle his face was impressed upon my mind—I could recognise him two years afterwards.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> While Middleton was crossing the road, I saw the back of the man who was following him—when I got into the court I passed the second man, and turned round to look at him to see if he would help me—I was going to speak to him—I should have known him again two years afterwards if there had been no struggle, but I should not be so positive—I tried to hold him and Middleton—it took them five minutes to get away from me—I know the King's Arms in Pritchard's Road—it is about twenty minutes off.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-32" type="given" value="HARRY"/>HARRY ENNES</persName> </hi>. I am a tin cutter—on August 19th I was in Hanover Court—I do not know if that is a turning out of White Street—I saw Dickenson struggling with two men—I did not know him before—one of the men was Middleton, who was afterwards convicted, and the other was the prisoner—they both ran away—I did not see Middleton caught—there was a parcel on the ground, and Dickenson called out for a little boy to look after it, but he ran away, so I looked after it—I do not know which of the men dropped it, or what became of them—on September 2nd I went to Moor Lane Police Station, and saw nine men in a row in the charge room—I was asked to pick out the man who ran away—I picked out the prisoner and touched him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> I did not know him before—when I came on the scene the three men were struggling together—I did not take a hand in</p>
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<p>it; it lasted more than a minute; I stood watching them—I did not know what it was about—they ran away in the same direction, towards Milton Street; one of their hats dropped beside me—I think it was Middleton's—I believe the prisoner was in front.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Detective, City</hi>) On September 1st I saw the prisoner in custody at Bethnal Green Police Station—he had been arrested by the Metropolitan police—I told him I was a City police officer and was going to take him back to the City, where he would be charged with another man named Middleton for stealing a parcel of stationery, on August 19th—I did not mention the time of day—he said, "You will let me have a fair identification, won't you"; I said, "Yes"—about 9 a.m., on September 2nd, he was placed with eight other men in Moor Lane Police Station—first Dickenson and then Ennes identified him; the first was not allowed to communicate with the second—the prisoner was charged and made no reply—he was taken to Guildhall, on the way he said, "On the 19th I was working for Mr. Isaacs at the King's Arms, Pritchard's Road, Hackney Road"—he did not say what he was—he was taken before the Alderman and remanded—I was instructed to see him in the cells to get the names of the witnesses he wished to call—he said, "On August 19th I worked from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., dinner from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., played bagatelle with Arthur Bray from 2.30 p.m. to 4 o'clock; I also worked for Mr. Isaacs on. the 16th and 18th"—the men with him when he was identified were strangers who we got out of the street; we selected men as near the prisoner's appearance as possible; they varied from about 18 to 30.</p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner, in his defence on oath, said that he was not in White Street on August 19th; that he knew nothing of the robbery; that on the 19th he was working for Mr. Isaacs at the King's Arms as assistant potman; that he went there at</hi> 9
<hi rend="italic">a.m., started work at</hi> 11
<hi rend="italic">a.m, and worked till 1 p.m. in the bar; from</hi> 1
<hi rend="italic">p.m. to 2 p.m. he went to dinner upstairs, that he then helped to unload a van in the yard till about</hi> 2.45
<hi rend="italic">p.m., then had a little rest, after which he went upstairs and played bagatelle with Arthur Bray till about</hi> 3.20
<hi rend="italic">p.m.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="italic">Evidence for the Defence.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-34" type="given" value="LEWIS"/>LEWIS ISAACS</persName> </hi>. I keep the King's Arms, Pritchard's Road, Hackney Road—I know the prisoner; he has worked on and of! for me doing odd jobs for three or four months—on August 19th he was working for me from about 11 a.m. as assistant potman—I went out at 11.30 a.m. and returned about 2.15 p.m.—he was still working on the premises—he then helped to unload a van for me—I can remember the 19th, because I bought some goods on the Thursday—the prisoner was in the house till midnight.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> I heard of his arrest on September 2nd—when the police asked me if he was working for me on August 19th, I said "Yes," because my books and catalogues show that I was at Boreham's buying furniture on that day, and I remember that the prisoner helped me the same day—I have a furniture business as well as the "public</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-35" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES HARVEY</persName> </hi>. I live at the King's Arms, Pritchard Road—I have known the prisoner for four or five months—at 11 a.m., on August 19th, I saw him in the bar—I had met with an accident the day before, so was at home—I saw him till 1 p.m., when I went to dinner till 2 o'clock—I saw the prisoner again then—he was in the bar from 12 to 1, cleaning windows—I do not know if he was away between 1 and 2.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> I do not work at the King's Arms—I lodge there and I have my meals there—I work at Atkins', Bethnal Green, at hammock making—I had my accident on the Thursday—I came down on Friday about 10.30 a.m.—the prisoner was then cleaning windows in the bar—I was in the bar most of the time till lunch time—I had my dinner in the King's Arms by myself in my own room—at two o'clock the prisoner had to start unloading a van; he was doing that till 4 o'clock—I did not go into the bagatelle room at all; I saw the prisoner at the King's Arms on the Saturday—I went back to work on the Monday—I saw the prisoner in the bar most of the Saturday—I did not see him doing any work.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-36" type="given" value="ARTHUR"/>ARTHUR BRAY</persName> </hi>. I live at 353, Hackney Road—I know the prisoner—at 11 a.m., on August 19th, I was in the King's Arms—the prisoner was in the bar—I stayed there till twelve—the prisoner was cleaning windows there—I left him there and went upstairs—I went out and returned at I—I went upstairs till 2 o'clock—I went down and saw the prisoner again—I went away again, and returned about 2.10—I returned and stayed in the bar for about five minutes, when I went upstairs—about 2.43 the prisoner came upstairs—I asked him to play at bagatelle; we played till about 3.13 or 3.20.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> The landlord told me on the 20th that a gentleman had been to ask if I had played bagatelle with the prisoner—I am sure it was on the 20th.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-37" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS PRANGLEY</persName> </hi>. I am potman at the King's Arms—I know the prisoner—on August 19th he was helping me in the bar all the morning from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.—I was in the bar from 12 to 1, and he was there the whole of that time—I saw him again at 7 p.m.—during the afternoon he was helping the governor with a moving job—he came to help on most days.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> Mr. Isaacs is a dealer—it is nothing unusual for the prisoner to help him unload vans—he always helps me on Fridays, because it is a very busy day—he is there every Friday—on the 19th he was cleaning glasses and windows—I had my dinner about 1 o'clock;</p>
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<p>the prisoner had his with me—we took about half an hour over it—he did not do any work for me after dinner—I did not go upstairs to the billiard room.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Re-examined.</hi> I do not remember when the detective came to make inquiries.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, September</hi> 13
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1904.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Common Serjeant.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-39" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM GARFORTH</persName> </hi>. I keep the Willow Tree beer house, Balls Pond Road—on Wednesday, July 27th, between 8.30 and 8.45 p.m.', I served the prisoner with a small soda, price 2d., for which he tendered a counterfeit florin—I called attention to the fact that it was bad, and put acid on it, which turned it black—he looked at it, and said, "Oh, yes, that is bad, right enough," and asked me not to break it—he gave me a good 1s., and I gave him 10d. change—in consequence of what I afterwards saw I gave information to the landlord of the Railway Tavern, and went to the North London police station, where I picked the prisoner out from about a dozen men in a line in a large room leading off the yard—he was not then wearing glasses [
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by the prisoner.</hi> I can swear to you being the man—the Railway Tavern is about 200 yards from the Willow Tree—I have been in my house six months—I told the landlord of the Railway Tavern that I had had a man in my house for a small soda who had tendered a bad 2s. piece and as the man called for that in his house he seemed to me to be the same person—I remembered you well when I picked you out—you were in my house three or four minutes—I remember a customer if he tries to pass a counterfeit coin—I have been a publican nearly all my life—I offered to assist the prosecution—I did not arrest you because I was alone.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Re-examined.</hi> I noticed the prisoner's voice—it is exactly the same now.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> I said I had taken two or three bad coins previously—the publican in the Balls Pond Road came to me and said a man had been to his place a few minutes before the same evening—he asked me what sort of a man had been to my house, and I described the man to him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Re-examined.</hi> I did not lose sight of the prisoner from the time he put the coin down till he was handed over to the police.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">J</hi>) I was called to the Railway Tavern on July 27th, where I saw the prisoner in the custody of the landlord—on searching him I found fid. in silver and 4d. bronze—the landlord said, "He tried to pass a counterfeit florin "he had it in his hand, and that when he said he would send for the police he ran away, and he ran after him—the prisoner said, "I ran away because I was afraid I was going to get into trouble."</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> When I arrested you the landlord gave me the counterfeit florin.</p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner asked for the coin, and after looking at it said</hi>, "It is not my coin that I gave at the Railway Tavern."</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Fifteen months' hard labour each</hi> </rs></p> </div1>
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<hi rend="italic">Nine months' hard labour</hi> </rs>
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<hi rend="italic">Two months' hard labour</hi> </rs>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ARTHUR JONES</hi> (19)</persName>
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<interp inst="t19040913-648-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/> to stealing five sacks of potatoes and five sacks, the property of
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t19040913-648-offence-1 t19040913-name-53"/>Thomas May</persName>, </rs>
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<hi rend="italic">also</hi>
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<hi rend="italic">He received a good character.
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-649-19040913 t19040913-649-punishment-17"/>three months' imprisonment for the charge of not disclosing his bankruptcy, to run concurrently.</rs> </hi>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Wednesday, September</hi> 14
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1904.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Justice Phillimore.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-650-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="murder"/>. Indicted for, and charged on the Coroner's inquisition with, the wilful murder of
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. MATHEWS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ELLIOTT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. FITCH</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Defended.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-59" type="given" value="MATILDA"/>MATILDA GLADDEN</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Charles Gladden, of 3, "E" block Peabody Buildings; the prisoner also lived in that building—I have known her for eleven years—she had a girl named Ellen Frances, about 4 1/2 years old, another named Mary, aged 3 1/2 years, and a boy, Henry, about a year old—on Wednesday, August 24th, I saw the prisoner between 11 and 12 a.m. at her door—her eldest child was sitting on the door step by her—I did not see the prisoner again until she was in custody—I was in my rooms all that afternoon—I heard nothing which attracted my attention—in the evening I saw her husband; he is a horse-keeper, and had been at work all day—I saw very little of him, but the prisoner always spoke well of him—about 8.48 that night he took me to his rooms—I found there was no fire or preparations for a meal—the gas had been lit—he took me into the bed room—I saw a bath there and a pail both of them with water in them—I saw Henry in the bath, his head under the water and his legs hanging over the side—Ellen was in the pail—the other girl was also in the bath—I fetched the police—the children appeared to be dead—next day I was at the police station when the police heard that the prisoner was at Hampton, and I went there by train—I saw the prisoner there, and I accompanied her back to London—in the train she asked how the children were, and said they were hungry, and asked me to get them something to eat, and who was mind
<lb/>ing them—I told her they were all right, as I had been cautioned not to speak of their deaths—she gave me 4s. to get them something to eat—I noticed that she had not got her wedding ring on—she said she did not know where it was—she was a thorough good woman, a good wife, and a good mother, and always kind to them.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> In the train she seemed drowsy, and did not appear to realize anything—she evidently did not think the children were dead.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-60" type="given" value="MAIMY"/>MAIMY THOMAS</persName> </hi>. I am the wise of William John Thomas—I have known the prisoner for about six months—on August 24th I saw her from 1 to 1.15—I was at my door at 3, Abel Street, which is opposite Peabody Buildings—she was dressed for walking—she had the smaller of her two girls with her—she asked how my baby was—I asked her where she was going—she said she was going for a bit of a walk—she went straight up the street towards Blackfriar's Bridge—I did not see anything peculiar about her—she seemed to be in a hurry.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> I have always found her a kind and affectionate mother, and a well-behaved woman.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-61" type="given" value="EDWIN"/>EDWIN ROE</persName> </hi>. I am Divisional Surgeon of the L Division of Police, and practice at 136, Kennington Park Road—on August 24th, shortly before 10 p.m., I was called to "E." Block. Peabody Buildings—in a</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> The prisoner is pregnant—she seemed very depressed, and did not seem to realise her position; she said, "I cannot make out why I am here"—I thought she was suffering from mental trouble.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">T.</hi>) About mid-day on Thursday, August 25th, I saw the prisoner in Hampton Court Road—she appeared dazed and lost—I asked her where she had come from, where she lived, and where she had slept the previous night; she said, "I don't know"—I asked her if she knew where she was, and she said she did not—I mentioned all the surrounding towns, but it did not help her—I took her to the station—I noticed she had some silver in her hands—I communicated with the London police and an officer came down and saw her.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> In all her replies she seemed to be quite sincere.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Inspector L.</hi>) On August 25th, about 3 p.m., I found the prisoner detained at the Hampton police station—I asked her her name and address; she could not remember it—I told her what it was and she simply laughed—she did not understand in the least—I took her to Kennington police station, where she was charged with the wilful murder of her three children—I cautioned her in the usual form and she laughed again—when the charge was read over she said, "Me? I never murdered my children, they are alive now."</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> On the journey I occasionally noticed signs of grief and remorse—when she was charged she treated the whole thins as ridiculous—it was quite apparent she did not know what she was doing.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-64" type="given" value="SARAH"/>SARAH FORRESTER</persName> </hi>. I am a wardress at Holloway Prison—I was on duty in the observation ward from about August 25th until September 3rd—the prisoner was under my observation—she seemed dazed, and did not seem to realize her surroundings—during the night of September 3rd a window was broken by another female prisoner—I did not see the prisoner again till Monday, the 5th, when she seemed to be better—in the afternoon she said, "I can remember things better now."</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> As far as circumstances connected with this charge</p>
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<p>was concerned her mind still remained a blank—she told me of the window being broken, and that seemed to bring her memory back.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-65" type="given" value="LILY"/>LILY HONEYSETT</persName> </hi>. I am the prisoner's sister, and the wife of Edwin Honeysett, of 5, High Street, Plumstead—I know my sister's writing—this document (
<hi rend="italic">Produced</hi>) looks like her writing.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-66" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES COX</persName> </hi> (102
<hi rend="italic">L.</hi>) I was called by Mrs. Gladden to this flat on the evening of August 24th—I saw the children as they lay in the bath and the pail—I also saw the prisoner's husband, who handed me this docu
<hi rend="italic">Read</hi>) "I am broken hearted. He came home drunk and kicked and knocked me about, and kicked my dear Nellie and Sissie. I cannot stand that, now he drinks I am better dead, for he said most cruel things to me this morning, and I do my best. God forgive me, I cannot see my children knocked about by him. Good-bye all. I was happy when he did not drink. My spirits are broken. My darlings died like lambs. Bury them with me. I cannot face him coming home to-night. I do not want him to follow us to the grave. We could be so happy but the drink."</p>
<hi rend="italic">Evidence for the Defence.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-67" type="given" value="HARRY PERCIVAL"/>HARRY PERCIVAL FULLERTON</persName> </hi>. I am deputy medical officer at Holloway Prison—the prisoner has been under my supervision since August 26th—shortly after her admission I examined her—she was in an exhausted and melancholic condition and suffering from a complete loss of memory of events up to August 25th—she had a bruise behind her left ear and a small one on her left wrist—both appeared to be recent—events which happened on and after August 25th she remembered imperfectly—prior to that her mind was a blank—during the first six days she improved slightly—up to September 3rd there was very little change in her mental condition—on that date she began to realize her position and what she was charged with—I again visited her on the 4th—she told me her memory had returned suddenly during the night; she said she had had a shock—she said she remembered having given her children their breakfast, but after that nothing, until she was arrested at Hampton—in the course of my inter
<lb/>view I found that she had an injury to her head caused by a fall some 17 years before; she said she was rendered unconscious by the fall, and that sometime prior to August 24th she had had attacks of giddiness and singing in her ears, chiefly in her left ear; in each case the attacks had been followed by great depression and feeling as though she must injure herself and others—she also said that during the last four months she had noticed on several occasions a temporary lapse of memory, that she had gone out on an errand and had forgotten what she had gone out for, and had gone home and done nothing—she told me that since her last confinement, 12 months previously, she had had periods of depression, and that such periods had been followed by complications; she said she had a swelling of her leg which was probably from sceptic poisoning following the confinement—she told me she knew she was in a condition of pregnancy—in my opinion she did</p>
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<p>not know the nature and quality of the act with which she is charged owing to the disease she was suffering from, namely, minor epilepsy—that is frequently followed by periods when people do things of which they are unconscious, and of which they have no recollection; the reason would be defective by reason of the disease of the mind for the time being—I think further attacks are probable, in fact, she has had a slight attack since, followed by great depression—that was on September 7th—in my judgment she will require care and super
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-68" type="given" value="LILY"/>LILY HONEYSETT</persName> </hi>. I have another married sister who has had epileptic fits.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">but insane at the time and not responsible for her actions.</hi> </rs>
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<hi rend="italic">To be detained during His Majesty's pleasure.</hi> </rs> </p> </div1>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t19040913-651-offence-1 t19040913-name-70"/>James Albert Lee</persName>.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. MATHEWS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Prosecuted;</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. J. P. GRAIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PETER GRAIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Defended. The evidence was interpreted when necessary.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-71" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES LOADER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Constable C.</hi>)
<hi rend="italic">Produced and proved a plan of the neighbourhood of Old Compton Street and Greek Street.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-72" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM LEE</persName> </hi>. I am a tailor of 14, Charlton Street, Marylebone—the deceased was my son; he was twenty-two years old, and employed up to the time of his death as a
<hi rend="italic">super</hi> at the Hippodrome—on July "31st I saw him lying dead at Charing Cross Hospital—he had been living with me: on the Saturday morning I saw him for the last time in perfect health.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-73" type="given" value="MAUD REBECCA"/>MAUD REBECCA DEARDEN</persName> </hi>. I am single and live at 23, Greek Street, with my parents—a man named Hopkins has lodged with us for about twelve months—on Saturday, July 30th, I went to bed about 11.30 p.m.—after that I heard the street door being forced open—I got up and stood at the door and called out, "Who is there"—I heard some singing and went down stairs; my little sister followed me—when I got to the passage I found the door open, and Devanny, Lynch, Langley and Morecambe there—I knew Devanny and Lynch, but not the others—I knew the deceased, but I have never spoken to him—he was not there then—the men seemed to be joking, laughing, and singing—I asked them where they were going; they said they were going upstairs; I said, "You are not going up there"—they said they were, and tried to push past me—Devanny got hold of me; I pushed him out of the door and he got hold of my night dress; the others were on the pavement—Devanny tried to pull me out into the street—my sister got hold of me to pull me in—my sleeve was torn—I pushed Devanny out and tried to bolt the door, but before I could do so he pushed it open again—I tried to push him out again, then I saw the prisoner and Devanny fighting—the prisoner took my part—I did not know him before—he and Devanny were lighting in the road—</p>
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<p>the other men were there—I heard a woman say, "Don't two him"—I did not see any other men fighting, because there was such a crowd—I went upstairs and looked out of the window—they were fighting in the road for about fifteen minutes—I should think Devanny was intoxicated.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> There is a lamp at the shop door; there was a good light there—I did not see a knife at all—the deceased I knew as Devanny's companion.</p>
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<persName id="t19040913-name-74" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t19040913-name-74" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-74" type="given" value="EDWARD THOMAS"/>EDWARD THOMAS DEVANNY</persName> </hi>. I used to live at 56, New Compton Street; I now live at
<hi rend="italic">i</hi>, Pearman Street, Westminster—I was a
<hi rend="italic">super</hi> at the Hippo
<lb/>drome; I am now out of employment—I shall be 27 next November—the deceased was my brother-in-law—I left the Hippo
<lb/>drome on July 30th at 11.30 p.m.; we met some friends named Hopkins, Lynch, Langley, and Gale—we all went to Hopkins's lodgings at 23, Greek Street, Soho—we rang the bell, but did nothing more in order to get in—Miss Dearden came down—I asked her for Hopkins; she said he was not in—I said he was, because I had seen him go upstairs about a minute before—I had a slight dispute with her; she tried to stop me from going upstairs—I did not come in contact with anybody outside the house then; I did not knock up against anybody—I did not see the prisoner till
<lb/>he struck me—I was standing talking to Miss "Dearden at the door when the prisoner came up and said something to me which I did not understand, and then struck me in the face—I had never seen him before—when he hit me I hit him back; we were on the pavement—we then went into the roadway and had a fight for a little over a minute; Langley and Lynch advised me to stop fighting, which I did—I do not know where the deceased was while we were fighting, I know he was in the company, but I do not know where he was standing—I saw him outside the house as I was endeavouring to make my way in—after the fight I walked with my two friends up Greek Street—after we had gone about eighty yards I said I was going home, and I went back; that was my way home—I, Lynch and Langley walked together—we got to the corner of Compton Street—I know Reddan's shop at the corner; I saw the prisoner standing there, he made towards me as if to strike me—when he got close to me he struck me; I guarded the blow and hit him back—I then slipped to the ground; the prisoner was on top of me; the deceased came and picked me up—I do not know what became of him after that; I did not see him again until I went to the hospital—he was quite close to the prisoner when he picked me up; he was trying to separate us—the prisoner ran away and I ran after him; he ran across Compton Street to Barnes's shop in Greek Street—my. two friends were close behind me—I got up to the prisoner and struck him with my fist two or three times, not more—he retaliated—my friends got me away and said, "Don't be foolish come away"—prisoner ran away—I was not inclined to follow my friends—we went down Compton Street to Charing Cross Road—there is a refuge in Charing Cross Road; as we were approaching it I found my thumb had been sprained, and I asked Langley to help me pull it back—there was</p>
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<p>blood all over my hand; my attention was then called to some blood on my trousers—up to that time I did not know that I had been stabbed—a cab was called, and we all wont to Charing Cross Hospital, where my injuries were attended to—I found that I had a stab on my left groin and one on my right buttock: the cuts are in my clothes now—I was not detained in the hospital, but I attended for some time as an out-patient—I saw the deceased there.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> I have gone under the name of Davis when I was in a bit of trouble for stealing a purse—I was convicted of stealing a purse at Man
<lb/>chester in that name; also in February, 1896, at the North London Sessions for stealing a watch, when I had eight months' hard labour—I was again convicted on March 16th. 1897, at the same Sessions, for stealing a watch and chain, and had twelve months—I gave the name of Devanny then—I was again convicted in June, 1899, at Marlborough Street for an attempt to steal from the person—on November '21, 1900, I had twelve months at Marlborough Street under the Prevention of Crimes Act—on November 5th, 1901, at the North London Sessions, I had twelve months for assualting the police in the name of Davis—I was sober on July '"30th—I had had three drinks—I did not first assault the prisoner—I swear that I did not begin the assault—Lynch is a friend of mine—I was with him on this night—I did not spar first, and put my arms up to the prisoner—I did not see a knife, or anything resembling one, from the beginning to the end—it was not until my companions drew my attention to the blood that I knew I was stabbed—I said, "It cannot be mine: it must have been the man who was fighting"—I never heard anybody call out, "Don't two him"—the prisoner attacked me. except the third time, when I ran after him—I did not say, "Here he is, "and then go towards him—I said, "Here he is," but he made towards me.</p>
<hi rend="italic">By the</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>. I did not see the deceased strike the prisoner.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t19040913-name-75" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-75" type="given" value="ARTHUR CHARLES"/>ARTHUR CHARLES LANGLEY</persName> </hi>. I am a labourer of 1, White Lion Lane—on July. "30th I lived at 36, Dean Street—on that night I was out with the deceased, Devanny and Lynch-we all went to the outside of Dearden's shop—I saw the deceased there, while Devanny was trying to force his way into the shop—I saw the fight in the centre of the road between Devanny and the prisoner—the prisoner began it—he walked across the road and struck Devauny—the fight lasted three or four minutes—nobody took part in it except the prisoner and Devanny—they both left off together, and I, Devanny, the deceased, and Langley, went up the street for ten or fifteen yards—we turned round and went back. again towards Compton Street. because it was our way home—when we got to the corner we saw the prisoner and eight or nine other people—Devanny and the prisoner seemed to recognise each other—the prisoner seemed to be about to strike Devanny, so he hit the prisoner—they started fighting, and Devanny slipped and fell; the prisoner did not fall—the deceased went to pick Devanny up—the prisoner stooped over Devanny a little—he and the deceased seemed to be in the same position—I did not see the prisoner do anything to the deceased—Devanny picked himself up; the prisoner walked away sharply</p>
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<p>—I next saw the deceased when I went to the hospital with Devanny—after the prisoner walked, away Devanny went after him, and said some
<lb/>thing about "I will give you something," and went to strike him—the prisoner went like
<hi rend="italic">that</hi>, and then the police came—I think Devanny struck the prisoner in the face once—the prisoner was striking at Devanny at the same time back ways with his fist—I saw nothing in the prisoner's hands—when the police were said to be coming the prisoner walked towards Charing Cross Road or Greek Street—I went down Compton Street with Lynch—about ten minutes afterwards I found that Devanny had been stabbed, and I took him to the hospital—the prisoner did not fall to the ground.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> I was 32 last birthday—I am a miner's labourer—in 1889 I had three months for stealing, and three months in May, 1890, for stealing cigars us Arthur Stevens; I was again convicted at the North London Sessions on August 24th, 1891, for stealing clothes; on January 4th, 1892, twelve mouths for being in possession of house break
<lb/>ing instruments; eighteen months in 1893 for attempted burglary; December 17th, 1891, three years penal servitude and two years police supervision for stealing rings; two months on January 18th, 1898; at Bow Street for assaulting the police; April 19th, 1898, North London Sessions, six months for stealing; March, 2th, 1899, North London, twelve months for failing to report, and on February 15th. 1901, I was acquitted of house breaking—since my last conviction I have been working for my living—I heard the cry of "Don't two him"—there was nobody there but the prisoner and Devanny.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Re-examined.</hi> For the last four or five years I have been in honest employment.</p>
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<persName id="t19040913-name-76" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t19040913-name-76" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-76" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD LYNCH</persName> </hi>. I am a tailor of 60, Old Compton Street—I was out with the deceased, Dcvanny, Langley, and Hopkins on July. 30th—I was at 23, Greek Street, when Devanny tried to make his way into the house, and when Miss Dearden succeeded in getting him out—it was about then that the prisoner came on the scene—I saw no blows between him and Devanny on the pavement—I saw Devanny stumble from the door step, and in doing so he stumbled against the prisoner, who said some
<lb/>thing which I did not understand" and stepped into the road-way—they had a fight alone in the road; it lasted about two minutes at the most—they were separated—the prisoner went his way, and Devanny and I went up Greek Street; we returned to go home—we passed the prisoner; he and Devanny recognised each other—Devanny said, "Here he is," and made towards him as if the fight was going to commence again—he slipped and fell backwards—the deceased appeared on the scene and looked as if he was going to pick Devanny up—the prisoner was in a stooping position over Devanny—I
<hi rend="italic">see</hi> no actual blows struck, because the deceased hid my view: he was also stooping over Devanny—I saw no more of the deceased—I did not see him go away—the prisoner rushed across the road—Devanny got off the ground and went after him—I did not see the prisoner on the ground—Devanny overtook him and struck him once or more in the face—I cannot say if it was</p>
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<p>near his eye—I do not think the prisoner had a hat on—there was a cry of police; the prisoner went away in one direction and I and my party went towards Charing Cross Road—we discovered that Devanny was wounded, and I went with him to the hospital.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> There was a considerable crowd—I cannot say if there were any foreigners there—the place was fairly well lighted—I saw no knife or instrument at all—I saw no kicking—Devanny stepped towards the prisoner—I and my friends tried to get him away in case he might be locked up—I had had a drink or two; I do not known about the others.</p>
<hi rend="italic">By the</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>. Before the second fight, the prisoner was standing with one or two other people.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t19040913-name-77" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-77" type="given" value="FREDERICK HARRY"/>FREDERICK HARRY HOPKINS</persName> </hi>. I live at 23, Greek Street. Soho, and am a
<hi rend="italic">super</hi> at the Hippodrome—upon this night I went home to my lodgings—while I was upstairs in my room I heard a commotion going on down stairs—I looked out of the window and
<hi rend="italic">see</hi> the deceased and Devanny and one or two others outside, then I
<hi rend="italic">see</hi> the prisoner come round the corner—Miss Dearden was at the door—they were all talking together—then I saw the prisoner and Devanny fighting in the road-way for about a minute—they got on to the pavement and then separated—the prisoner went towards Compton Street, and the others a little way up Greek Street—then they returned—the prisoner was standing at the corner of Compton Street—he and Devanny seemed to recognise each other, and they started fighting—Devanny seemed to slip backwards, and the deceased stepped in between them—when Devanny fell the deceased was three or four yards from him—I saw Devanny get up, and the police came—I did not see any more of the deceased—the last time I remember seeing him was when he stepped in between Devanny and the prisoner—I thought he was trying to pick Devanny up—he was in a stooping position—I did not see him touch Devanny—the prisoner and Devanny went down Compton Street—I could not see any more from my window.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> The street is very well lighted at the corner—I saw no instrument or knife and no fighting by the deceased.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t19040913-name-78" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t19040913-name-78" type="gender" value="female"/>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-78" type="given" value="AMY"/>AMY RICHMOND</persName> </hi>. I live at 59. New Compton Street, and am the wife of Sidney Richmond—I was near Dearden's shop on the night of July 31st going home—I saw Devanny and the prisoner fighting—I knew Devanny very well by sight—I did not know the prisoner—Devanny slipped and fell backwards—I saw the deceased come out of the crowd and run towards them—he got up to them; they were all three together; he seemed to stoop forward—the prisoner then went away down Compton Street—only those three were engaged in the struggle—
<hi rend="italic">I do not</hi> know what became of the deceased—he was very tall.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> I made a statement which was taken down, and
<hi rend="italic">which I signed</hi>—in it I said: "After the deceased reached the foreigner, the deceased seemed to bend forward, and the foreigner immediately ran away down Wardour Street. When Devanny fell and deceased ran up, Edith Rose said,' One dog one bone, don't all hit the</p>
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<p>man.' She said that before the deceased got up to Devanny. A man, who I think was Lynch, though I am not sure, replied to her,' They shall not use knives.'"</p>
<hi rend="italic">Re-examined.</hi> I do not know what made Lynch say that; they were only flatting—Devanny was on the ground, and the deceased was facing the prisoner.</p>
<hi rend="italic">By the</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>. When the deceased rushed out of the crowd nobody knew what he was going to do.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t19040913-name-79" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-79" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN GORMAN</persName> </hi>. I am a cab driver, of 39, Upper Rathbone Place, Char
<lb/>lotte Street—I knew the deceased by sight—on the night of Saturday July 30, I was in the Shaftesbury Avenue with my cab—I saw a crowd near Reddan's shop; I went slowly towards it; I saw the deceased coming towards me along the pavement by himself; he made a statement to me, and in consequence I drove him to Charing Cross Hospital; he was taken charge of by the hospital porter—I could not see if he was bleeding or not.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-80" type="given" value="ROSINA"/>ROSINA MARTIN</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Samuel Martin, of 14, Arthur Street, Brompton—about two years ago I let a back room on the ground floor to the prisoner; he can only speak a little English—he occupied the room till Saturday night, July 30th; he had a latch key—on Friday morning, July 29th, he left the house about 8.15: he returned that night; I did not see him, but I knew by the bed that he had slept there—his room was im
<lb/>mediately above the one where I and my hu band slept—on Saturday night we went to bed a little after twelve—about 12.45 I heard somebody come into the house and go into the prisoner's room—I went into his room about 8.30 next morning; the door was shut, but the room was empty—the bed was dirty as if somebody with muddy clothes had been lying on it; somebody had been sick on the floor—I next saw the prisoner in custody on August 2nd—there was a chest of drawers in his room, and about the middle of July, I found this bone handled clasp knife (
<hi rend="italic">Produced</hi>) in one of the drawers; it was closed as it is now—Sergeant Mercer called on August 1st and went, into the prisoner's room; in the chest of drawers he found this knife and took it away with him—I did not notice if it was lying under anything in the drawer.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> The drawers were not locked—when I saw it it was not covered up with anything; I did not see the Sergeant find it—as far as I know the prisoner was a quiet, peaceable, and regular man, paying his rent in a regular way—I knew he was employed at different places—I saw the knife several times before the police took possession of it—as far as I knew it was always practically in the same position in the drawer—apparently the prisoner did not use it.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-81" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY EPPS</persName> </hi>. I occupy a back room at 2,
<hi rend="italic">Little Denmark Street</hi>, Soho—on Sunday morning, July 31st, about 8 o'clock, I called at the front room on the third floor occupied by Edith Martin—I went there by arrangement with her to take a letter—I saw her in bed with the prisoner—I had some conversation with her—the prisoner spoke, but 1 could not understand what he said—he had a black eye—I went
<hi rend="italic">to the</hi> police in consequence of what I heard.</p>
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<p>am a kitchen porter at the French Club. Lisle Street—the prisoner worked with me in the club kitchen—on Saturday. July 30th he left the club with me about 11 p.m.—we met the chef in Compton Street—ho asked us to go and have a drink; we wont to the Swiss Hotel and separated eventually at the corner of Frith Street. Soho, at 11.30 next morning at 8.30 I saw the prisoner out
<lb/>side the club! noticed that he had a black eye and was wearing different had to the one he had on the night before—when I saw his black eye. I laughed and said, "Who gave you that?"—he only smiled—we went into the kin-hen and I said again, "Who give you that?"—he said he had been lighting with some men—I said. '"Who are they?" he said "Englishmen," and shrugged his shoulders—first ho said there were six, then he said ten; he did not say then where ho had met them—I said something about his hat being a different one—he said he went home and fetched another one as he had lost the first one or something of that kind—that day he worked as usual at the club till 10 o'clock—he was arrested on the Monday—on the Sunday he went away before his time—this (
<hi rend="italic">Produced</hi>) is his waistcoat; ho wore it on the night before he was arrested.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> He was a servant at the club before I was—I never saw him carrying a knife—I had always found him a quiet and re
<lb/>served man, and a gentleman.</p>
<hi rend="italic">By the</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>. I am a Belgian—he prisoner says he is an Italian—I never knew where he lived—he is not a Frenchman.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Sergeant.</hi>) in consequence of information from Charing Cross Hospital, I went with other officers and Hopkins to the French club in Lisle Street on August 1st; Hopkins pointed the prisoner out and I arrested him—at the police station I said in English, "You will be charged with stabbing two men in the stomach in Old Compton Street on the night of the 30th, one of whom has since died' 1—he said, "Mo fight; me no knife"—I sent for Mr. Fahrnin, the interpreter, who told the prisoner the charge, and interpreted the prisoner's answer—he said. "No, I have not killed the man. I have no knives. I only used my hands. There were ten on top of me; I saw they were English, and ran away. I saw some Englishmen knocking a woman about and went and spoke to them about it, when one man struck me in the eye and another in the hip. I then ran home at once, after falling down twice. I do not know even the neighbourhood. I go to work at nine in the morning and go home at eleven at night"—that was in reference to the charge of wounding the deceased—in the sime way the charge of wounding Devanny was repeated—I took down his answer; he said. "How can I do it? I never had a knife, and I never carry a knife"—I searched him and found no weapon upon him—he gave his correct name and address—the same day I went to 14, Arthur Street, and saw Mrs. Martin—she pointed out a chest of drawers, and Sergeant Mercer took possession of this knife.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-84" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD DREW</persName> </hi> (
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<p>the cells, and I told him what ho would be charged with—I do not speak French—he said, "Mc fight," and made a motion as though he had been engaged in a fight—his head was swollen—he appeared to be very queer—I sent for the divisional surgeon, who examined him—he was then placed among ten other men, and was picked out by the witnesses who wore present at the fight.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-85" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN CURRY</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Sergeant C.</hi>) I saw the prisoner on August 1st at Vine Street—I read the charge to him in French, and he said, "I left at 11 o'clock, and then went for a walk and saw some men quarrelling and strike a woman. I spoke to the men who did not understand me, and one struck me a blow on the face, then another one came and struck me on the head. Then there were six of them, and I tried to go away; then another one struck me on the back of the head. I had no knife, only my hands, and every one can see that. I had no instrument. I ran away be
<lb/>cause I found there were too many for me. Is one dead?"—I said "Yes," and he said, "I do not know anything."</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> I understood that his last expression referred to the deceased.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-86" type="given" value="GODFREY"/>GODFREY FAHRNIN</persName> </hi>. I am an interpreter at the Marlborough Street Police Court, and live at 33, Marlborough Street—on August 1st I was called to Vine Street Police Station, and Clarke told me the charge against the prisoner, which I translated to him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> The prisoner said he had no knife at the time, and never carried one.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-87" type="given" value="ALEXANDER"/>ALEXANDER MITCHELL</persName> </hi>. I am divisional surgeon at the Vine Street Police Station—on Monday, August 1st, about 5.30 p.m., I saw the prisoner there; he was suffering from a bruise on the front of his fore
<lb/>head, just above his nose, an extensive one on his right jaw; he had a bruise on the outer side of his left leg, just below his knee, and another on the. back of his head: he was very depressed, and was crying and clasping his hands—I saw him again at 8.30; he was very excited—he had tried to strangle himself with his coat sleeve; the marks were on him—in my presence he struck his head again the wall—I had him kept under strict observation after that.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> He was very badly mauled—the bruise on his leg might have been the result of kicking—he had been vomitting, which might have been the result of shock, or being struck in the stomach.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-88" type="given" value="PHILLIP"/>PHILLIP REES</persName> </hi>. I am house surgeon at Charing Cross Hospital—about 12.45 a.m. on Sunday, August. "1st, the deceased was brought to the hospital in a cab—he was in a state of slight collapse—I examined him; on taking his trousers off, which were bloody, I found a wound in the lower part of his abdomen, on the right side, caused by an instru
<lb/>ment with a sharp cutting edge—it was about 1 in. long, going inwards and downwards—I sewed it up; he was put to bed—a little later I saw him again, and he seemed much the same—about 9 a.m. he was in a state of very marked collapse; a surgeon was asked to come, and an operation was found to be necessary—the operation revealed two punctured wounds in the wall of the intestine, in the region of the</p>
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<p>wound which I have mentioned, and there were wounds in the blood vessels in three places—after the operation he recovered consciousness and again had a serious relapse—I told him he was very likely to die; in my opinion he knew he was not likely to recover—I said. "Do you know you are likely to die?"—he said, "Yes"—that was at 1.30, twenty-five minutes before he died—I asked him if he would like to make a statement—I took down what he said, which was, "I want to see my father and sister. I was stabbed in Old Compton Street by a short stout dark man, with a moustache; I think he was an Italian I did not begin the quarrel"—after his death, which took place at l.55, a
<hi rend="italic">post mortem</hi> examination was held by Dr. Freyberger—I was present part of the time—death was caused by the wound, loss of blood, and shock; considerable force must have been used to inflict the wound—shortly after his admission, Devanny was brought in suffering from two punctured wounds, one about 1 in. deep and 1 in. long on his right but
<lb/>tock, and the other in the lower part of his abdomen; that was super
<lb/>ficial; he was attended to, and allowed to leave that morning; he was an out-patient for some days.</p>
<hi rend="italic">By the</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JURY</hi>. The operation on the deceased was to stitch up the holes in the gut—we had to cut in to get at the gut—the operation lasted about one and half hours.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-89" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE MERCER</persName> </hi>. On August 1st, I went to the prisoner's room and searched a chest of drawers—I found this knife—it had stains of blood upon it—on August—4th, I gave the Knife to Dr. Freyberger in the condition I found it—this waistcoat was found in the room and was also handed to Dr. Freyberger there are blood stains inside it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> The knife was not covered up—the drawer was closed but not locked.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-90" type="given" value="LUDWIG"/>LUDWIG FREYBERGER</persName> </hi>, M.R.C.P., M.R.C.S. I practice at 41, "Restent's Park Road—I made a
<hi rend="italic">post mortem</hi> examination on the deceased, on August 1st—I agree with Dr. Rees as to the condition—this knife was handed to me—its longer blade would produce the wound which I found on the deceased—on the blade I observed recent scratches on both sides which indicated the knife had been cleaned by rubbing it on a stone; besides the scratches, in three places on the long blade, and in one place on the smaller blade, I found reddish-brown films, which were firmly adhered to the steel—I also found in the space left for the point of the blade some black fluff, rubbed the lining of a pocket, and some tobacco leaves—I came to the conlusion that the films had been occasioned by mammal blood—Re-examined it under a microscope—in the thumb mark, used for opening the knife, I found a little reddish-brown lump, which on examination appeared to be composed of blood cells and also very large cells such as form the covering of the skin; I should say where the skin is tender—I think it was the skin of a human, they were human epithelium cells—I had the deceased's clothes given me for examination—I have measured the size of the penetrating holes—I think he was wearing a black serge jacket, waistcoat, trousers, woollen pants,</p>
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<p>shirt, and woollen vest—the cut in the outside clothes fitted exactly the width of the knife, which is 1/2 m.; the other clothing did not fit so well because it expanded more—I examined Devanny's clothing—I think the cuts in his clothing may have been caused by the same instrument, although the clothes had been washed and the cuts stitched up—I examined the stains on the lining of the prisoner's waistcoat—I found on the left half a series of six reddish brown slightly glistening smears, which on microscopic and other examination appeared to have been caused by mammal blood—the scratches on the knife are subsequent to its receiving the stains.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> The blade of the knife had been cleaned from two-thirds downwards right to the point—I submitted the spots to the microscopical examination—at the present state of medical science it is impossible to say what animal the blood came from, only that it is the blood of a mammal—it is an ordinary knife—I cannot give a definite date as to when the spots on the knife were produced—I cannot pledge myself as to when the spots came upon the prisoner's waistcoat.</p>
<hi rend="italic">By the</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>. I saw something on the knife before I put it under the microscope.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-91" type="given" value="ROSINA"/>ROSINA MARTIN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Re-examined by Mr. Grain.</hi>) This is the prisoner's waistcoat; I remember noticing it last Easter—the prisoner's nose had bled and I found blood on his pillow case and on this waistcoat—it had been torn and I mended it for him—I remember noticing the spots of blood inside it then.</p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner, in his defence on oath, said that he had no knife on him on this night; that he was asking the men what they were doing; that all of a sudden a man struck him in his eye; that a number of men then set upon him; that he defended himself with his fists; that he did not know the deceased or Devanny; that he did not see the deceased come in between him and Devanny; that he (the prisoner) fell twice, and so got his clothes muddy.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-651-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-651-19040913 t19040913-651-punishment-19"/>Eight years' penal servitude.</rs> </hi> (
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Wednesday, September</hi> 14
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1904.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Justice Bucknill.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">p.</hi> 835)—
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<hi rend="italic">right as rain</hi>—a bed was in the room—a garden pot with a root in it and a vase were broken—the pot was under the bed—I touched her and said, "Rose, do wake up; "there was no answer, and I went for a doctor, leaving her and the room as I found them—I saw the doctor—the prisoner came back about 5 p.m. and found a policeman there.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> My daughter has been subject to epileptic fits since just before her marriage eight years ago—she had been in trouble with the police, and had been sentenced to terms of imprisonment for drunkenness—she broke her father-in-law's windows—she has been in prison twice for breaking windows—I had to summon her once for breaking windows at my place—I have asked the Magistrate for advice; he said, "Turn her out"; I said, 'She breaks the looks, then I have to pay "; he said, "Put a stronger lock, that is all I can do for you '—I was afraid of her—she never went longer than three weeks in quiet—for about a week each month she was excessively violent—I said to my sons, "Be careful," I could see the fits coming on: she would have two drinks and then begin—on August 2nd she had steak and potatoes for dinner just before the quarrel—immediately after dinner she demanded money for beer—she showed violence caught hold of me and tore the sleeve of my blouse right out—the prisoner has always been a good boy, and was fond of his sister when she was sober—he was never vindictive towards
<hi rend="italic">her.</hi> and they lent one another books—three weeks before this quarrel she came home late, knocked at door, and fell on the landing—I said, "I cannot go to bed." and shut the door—she lay in the passage and pulled the cloth and things on top of</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-101" type="given" value="ALBERT"/>ALBERT POWELL</persName> </hi> (373 E.) I live next door to the Waughs—I was taken there on duty by Sergeant Long on August 2nd about 5.15
<hi rend="italic">p.m.</hi>—I saw the deceased lying on the bed—I left her in charge of the Sergeant—about (') o'clock the prisoner came in: Mrs. Waugh said, "Toll this young man about this affair"—the prisoner said. "I strangled her; we were struggling for half an hour; she threatened to set fire to my bed to-night; I thought about giving myself up to the police, only the sun was shining, it was such a fine day"—I took him to the station and handed him over to Inspector Daniel.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> I have seen the deceased occasionally—she was very intemperate—the prisoner is respectable and quiet—the room was tidy; the prisouer appeared composed and calm.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Inspector E.</hi>) At 6.20, on August 2nd, the prisoner was handed over by Powell to my charge—I said, "I think you wish to say something about the death of your sister; if so I will write it down and it may be used in evidence "; he replied, "I wish to give myself up for strangling my sister"—I wrote the statement, read it to him, and he signed it—he was sober and spoke rationally—spots of blod were on the cuffs of both sleeves of his shirt—I said. "These are blood stains?"—he said, "Yes, they came from my mouth; it has been bleeding"—the right sleeve of his shirt was torn—I saw black marks on the deceased's throat.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> I have made inquiries—everyone speaks well of the prisoner as a respectable sober young fellow.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-103" type="given" value="HOWARD JOHN"/>HOWARD JOHN GEOGHEGAN</persName> </hi>. I am a registered medical practitioner at 8, Doughty Street—I have known this family some years, and the daughter as an intemperate young woman—I was called to the house about 4 p.m. on August 2nd—I found the deceased lying on her back on the floor with her head towards the window, fully dressed, dead, and quite warm—on examining her I found a bruise on the right side of her neck—the room was in disorder—two vases were lying on the bed, and a palm had been rooted out of a pot and the earth was hanging about it—the palm was about 3 ft. high—the next day I examined the deceased with Dr. Connor—there was nothing to cause death externally—there was another bruise on the other side of her neck in a similar position to the other, but further back—that had come out since I saw her last—she had a slightly black eye. but that was old—the only symptoms connected with death were the marks on her neck—the cause of death was strangulation caused by external pressure and inter
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<hi rend="italic">Re-examined.</hi> I think that it was hardly likely that the prisoner could have strangled her in an upright position without two hands—I only found the marks of one hand.</p>
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<lb/>ing and some customers took the prisoner out—Gaudion came to my assistance with another one and made him go out—he took him by the shoulder—afterwards they bought outside—I heard them give each other blows with the fist—soon afterwards I heard a shot—then I went out and saw the prisoner running towards Soho Square among many persons, and he disappeared—he had his hand in his pocket—I saw him arrested, and the revolver taken from him.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">C.</hi>) I heard a police whistle in Greek Street, Soho, on the afternoon of August 1st—I went in that direction and saw that three or four men had the prisoner on the ground—I asked what was the matter and was told a man had been shot by a revolver—I asked where the revolver was, and Kelly gave it to me, and said, "I took it out of his hand."</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Sergeant C.</hi>) I saw the prisoner arrested in Greek Street, Soho—he was taken to the station—this revolver was handed to me; I examined it—four out of five chambers were loaded with cart
<lb/>ridce; the fifth had been recently fired.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-111" type="given" value="GODFREY"/>GODFREY FAHRNIN</persName> </hi>. I am an interpreter at Marlborough Street Police Station—on August 1st I told the prisoner in Italian the charge of attempting to shoot a man in Greek Street, Soho—he said, "I was afraid, I did not intend to kill."</p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoners defence:</hi> I cannot say anything; I do not know.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">again</hi> indicted
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THIRD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Wednesday, September</hi> 14
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1904.</p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t19040913-659-offence-2 t19040913-name-120"/>Corticine Floor Covering Company, limited</persName>. and stealing a rubber stamp, their property, a cigarette case, one pair of spectacles and 12s., the property of
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<hi rend="italic">Several other convictions were proved against them.
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-659-19040913 t19040913-659-punishment-25"/>Twelve months' hard labour each.</rs> </hi>
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<hi rend="italic">A large number of convictions were proved against him.
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-660-19040913 t19040913-660-punishment-26"/>Twelve months' hard labour.</rs> </hi>
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<interp inst="t19040913-28-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/> to stealing a diamond and sapphire pendant, the property of
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<hi rend="italic">One previous conviction was proved against him.
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-28-19040913 t19040913-28-punishment-27"/>Six months in the Second Division.</rs> </hi>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN SHEA</hi> (30)</persName>
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<interp inst="t19040913-662-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="violentTheft"/>
<interp inst="t19040913-662-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="robbery"/>, to robbery on
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-130" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t19040913-662-offence-1 t19040913-name-130"/>William Hart</persName> and stealing from him a watch, his property, having been convicted of felony at Clerkenwell</rs> </p>
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<p>Sessions on November 7th 1899.
<hi rend="italic">Two other conrictions were proud, against him.
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<interp inst="t19040913-662-punishment-28" type="punishmentSubcategory" value="hardLabour"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-662-19040913 t19040913-662-punishment-28"/>Nine months' hard labour.</rs> </hi>
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<interp inst="t19040913-662-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t19040913-662-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/> [Pleaded guilty: See original trial image.]</rs> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN MARTIN</hi> (48)</persName>
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<interp inst="t19040913-30-offence-1" type="offenceCategory" value="deception"/>
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<hi rend="italic">Four months in the Second Division.</hi> </rs>
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<hi rend="italic">It was stated that there were a large number of conrictions against him for similar offences.
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-31-19040913 t19040913-31-punishment-30"/>Twenty months' hard labour.</rs> </hi>
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<hi rend="italic">Six months' hard labour.</hi> </rs>
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<hi rend="italic">also</hi>
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<hi rend="italic">also</hi>
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<hi rend="italic">also</hi>
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<hi rend="italic">Judgment respited.</hi> </rs>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t19040913-667-offence-1 t19040913-name-145"/>Violet Browning</persName> with intent to do her grievous bodily harm.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prosecuted.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">The prisoner stated that he teas guilty of unlawful wounding, and 'he Jury found that verdict.</hi> </rs>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JOHN JAMES ARSCOTT</hi> (42)</persName>
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<interp inst="t19040913-668-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="forgery"/>, Feloniously forging and uttering a receipt for 4s. with intent to defraud.</rs> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prosecuted.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">The prisoner stated that he was guilty, and the Jury found that rerdict.</hi> </rs>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM WELSH</hi> (40)</persName> and
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<hi rend="largeCaps">HANNAH WELSH</hi> (32)</persName>
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<interp inst="t19040913-669-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="simpleLarceny"/>. Stealing £2 the monies of
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-149" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t19040913-name-149" type="surname" value="MASON"/>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t19040913-669-offence-1 t19040913-name-149"/>John Wallace Mason</persName>.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ABINGER</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Prosecuted and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PETER GRAIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Defended.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t19040913-name-150" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t19040913-name-150" type="gender" value="female"/>
<interp inst="t19040913-name-150" type="surname" value="MASON"/>
<interp inst="t19040913-name-150" type="given" value="LUCY"/>LUCY MASON</persName> </hi>. I am the daughter of John Wallace Mason, the land
<lb/>lord of the Plough and Harrow. Harmsworth—on August 12th, I served the prisoners with refreshment—I then left the bar and went into the back, kitchen—one can get from the outside of the bar to the inside by lifting a flap and putting the hand over—the till is kept near the kitchen door—I heard some money rattle in the china basin in the till and ran up, and saw the male prisoner coming from behind the bar—the flap was down, but the door of the counter was open—I called my mother say
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<p>prisoner said. "Do you accuse me of stealing your money"—I went to send my brother for the police.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> There was nobody else in the bar when I left—the male prisoner had previously called another man in the bar to have a drink, but when the money was taken the other man was outside—the male prisoner was not stooping down tying his wife's shoe lace—I saw his heels through the door.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-151" type="given" value="LUCY"/>LUCY MASON</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of the licensee of the Plough and Harrow, Harmsworth—on August 12th, about 10.30 a.m., I examined the till—there was then about £3 15s. in it, nearly all in small silver—about 11 a.m. I heard my daughter call out; I ran into the bar, and went to the till—there was £1 5s. left in the till—I said to the male prisoner. "You have taken my money"—he replied, "Taken your money? it is my own hard earnings"—I said, "Come, give me my money back; if you want a drink of beer, I will give you one, but give me my money back"—he said, it was his own money; that is all—I told my daughter to fetch the police, and said to the male prisoner, "You hid better wait awhile,"—he said. "No," and went off down the road—I next saw him at Harlington Police Station the same day, about 1.45, and charged him.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> The man said at once he had not taken my money—there had been another man drinking in the bar, but ho was a regular customer, and lived near me—the male prisoner called a man in to have a drink—that was another man—there was one sixpence in the till which had a hole in it; that was not found on the prisoner—when I sent for the police the prisoners did not run away, they walked away.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t19040913-name-152" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t19040913-name-152" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t19040913-name-152" type="surname" value="SHERWOOD"/>
<interp inst="t19040913-name-152" type="given" value="FRANK"/>FRANK SHERWOOD</persName> </hi>. I am a farm bailiff, and employed the prisoners—I paid them 6s. on the 10th—they had had "subs" previously—they had earned 13s. in the three days that I had employed them—tne 6s. consisted of four shillings and four sixpences.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> The 13s. was for their joint work—they had pre
<lb/>viously been working on an adjoining farm, and had earned 11s. there.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t19040913-name-153" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t19040913-name-153" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-153" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WILTSHIRE</persName> </hi> (309) 7'.) On August 12th I was on duty at Harlington Police Station—in consequence of something I heard I went in search of the prisoners on my bicycle and came up to them about 2 1/2 miles from the Plough and Harrow—I asked them if they had been in the Plough and Harrow—they said, "Yes, we had a pot of beer there"—I told them I should take them into custody on suspicion of having stolen some money from the till of the Plough and Harrow, Heath Row, Harmsworth—the woman replied, "We know nothing about the money"—I look them to the station where they were charged and searched—the female prisoner said, "We have been at work for Mr. Smith, and we settled up this morning"—they were identified by Miss Mason—I 17s. "id. was found on the male prisoner, consisting of 45 sixpences, 12 shillings, one half-crown, and 5d. in bronze—on the woman was found six sixpences and four shillings.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> They said at once they had been in the Plough and Harrow and came quite readily to the station.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM WELSH</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t19040913-669-verdict-1" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/>
<interp inst="t19040913-669-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">HANNAH WELSH</hi>
<rs id="t19040913-669-verdict-2" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t19040913-669-verdict-2" type="verdictCategory" value="notGuilty"/>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">NOT GUILTY</hi> </rs>.
<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM WELSH</hi>
<hi rend="italic">then</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">PLEADED GUILTY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to a conviction of felony at Guildhall. Westminster, on July</hi> 6
<hi rend="italic">th.</hi> 1901
<hi rend="italic">Three other convictions were proved against him.
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-669-19040913 t19040913-669-punishment-35"/>Twenty months' hard labour.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">FOURTH COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Wednesday, September</hi> 14
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1904.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Common Serjeant.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE LOWRY</hi> (58)</persName>
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<interp inst="t19040913-670-offence-1" type="offenceSubcategory" value="coiningOffences"/>, Unlawfully uttering counterfeit coin well knowing it to be counterfeit.</rs> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PARTRIDGE</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Prosecuted.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-155" type="given" value="SYLVIA"/>SYLVIA VALENTINE</persName> </hi>. I am an assistant to Mr. Trend, a draper, of 30, Red Lion Street—on August 9th, the prisoner came in for a 6 1/2 d. pair of socks, and threw down on the counter this 5s. piece in payment (
<hi rend="italic">Produced</hi>)—I noticed it had a peculiar ring, and I picked it up and looked at it, but it seemed all right—Mr. Trend had not change, so I went across the road to Mr. Uglow, a baker, of 50, Red Lion Street, who gave me the change, and on my return I gave the prisoner 4s. old. And the socks, and he left the shop—Mr. Uglow ran across and said the crown was bad, and I pointed the prisoner out to him—I then ran after the prisoner and asked him to come back with me, and he did so—Mr. Uglow, who had been waiting in the shop, then said something to him which I did not catch.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by the Prisoner.</hi> You were walking down Red Lion Street when I caught you up—I cannot say how far you had gone, but it was a
<hi rend="italic">goodish</hi> way—you said, "All right; I will come back."</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-156" type="given" value="WILLIAM ERNEST"/>WILLIAM ERNEST UGLOW</persName> </hi>. I am a baker of 50, Red Lion Street—on August 9th Valentine came into my shop and asked me for change for a crown—she gave me this coin (
<hi rend="italic">Produced</hi>)—I gave her the change and she ran out of the shop—directly she had gone I felt it and found it to be a bad one—I went to the door and saw the prisoner come out of the draper's shop opposite and walk down the street—I held the coin up that Valentine could sec it and pointed to the prisoner, and she indicated that he was the man that had passed it—she followed him and brought him back to the draper's shop—I asked him where (he change was, and he handed me 4s. 5 1/2 d.—I asked him, "What else have you got?"—he said, "I have just bought a pair of socks," which I told him to hand over to me—he said, "How do I go on?"—I said, "You know this is bad"—he asked how I knew that, and told me to test it—we went to my shop opposite, and I put on my hat and coat—we then went out to get the coin tested; but instead of going to a pawn broker's, as the prisoner suggested, I took him to the police station. where he was detained—I handed the coin to the police.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> After you handed me the 4s. 5 1/2 d, I asked Valentine to go over and mind my shop for me—I will not say that you did not say that you did not know it was bad—I tested it in my shop on the slate—you said, "You are taking me a long way to the pawnbrokers,</p>
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<p>Guv'nor"—possibly I said when we got to the police station, "I am going in here to get it tested"—you had no alternative but to come in with me—I did not have hold of you, but I kept my eye on you.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t19040913-name-157" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-157" type="given" value="GEORGE"/>GEORGE HAWTHORN</persName> </hi> (37
<hi rend="italic">E.</hi>) I was in charge of the Gray's Inn Road Police Station on August 9th when Uglow and the prisoner came in—Uglow produced this coin (
<hi rend="italic">Produced</hi>), and said in the prisoner's presence that the man had passed it at the shop of Mr. Trend, a draper of 30, Red Lion Street, and—that he believed it was bad—I asked the prisoner where he had got it from, and he said that a man had given it to him to bring a horse from a depository in Edgware Road to King's Cross; that he had walked from King's Cross, and on his way home had gone into the shop to buy a pair of socks for which he had paid 6 1/2 d., and that he did not know the crown was bad—I searched him and found 1 1/2 d. in bronze—he gave his name as George Lock, his age as 54, his address as 54, Gordon Chambers, Smith Street, Chelsea, and his occu
<lb/>pation as a porter—he was charged with uttering a bad coin, and brought before the Magistrate, when he was remanded in custody, and eventually discharged.</p>
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<persName id="t19040913-name-158" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t19040913-name-158" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t19040913-name-158" type="surname" value="JOSLIN"/>
<interp inst="t19040913-name-158" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH JOSLIN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Sergeant E.</hi>) I heard the prisoner give his address to Hawthorn, but afterwards he told me his address was another lodging house in the same street, of which he did not know the name—I asked at both addresses for George Lock or George Lawrence, but with no result—he was in custody till August 15th, when he was discharged.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> It was about 7 p.m. when you gave me your address; it was about 10.10 p.m. when I went to inquire at the two addresses you had given—you told me your name was Lawrence, and I said that you had given your name to Hawthorn as Lock, and you said that they must have made a mistake—they did not know anybody of the name of Lock or Lawrence at both the addresses which you had given—I think you said when you were charged in the name of Lock that you were being charged in the wrong name.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t19040913-name-159" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-159" type="given" value="LILIAN"/>LILIAN HICKS</persName> </hi>. I am a barmaid at the Colville Arms, King's Road, Chelsea—about 8 a.m., on August 30th, the prisoner came in and asked for twopenny worth of rum—I served him, and he give me this crown (
<hi rend="italic">Produced</hi>) in payment—I tested it with
<hi rend="italic">aqua fortis</hi>, and told him that it was bad—he said, "All right; I know where I go tit from," and told me to hurry up and give him the coin back as he had to go off to work, and could not wait—I handed it to him back and he left the house—I com
<lb/>municated with the manager, and William Burton, a potman, followed him—he was brought back by a constable, and I said that I recognised him; he said nothing.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> After you gave me the coin I took it to the manage in the bar parlour to test it—I was gone about two minutes—you cou. have gone out if you had liked.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t19040913-name-160" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t19040913-name-160" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-160" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM BURTON</persName> </hi>. I am a potman at the Colville Arms—I saw the barmaid return the 5s. piece to the prisoner who went out—she made communication to me, and I followed him as far as Sloane Square—I there pointed him out to a constable, who stopped him—the prisoner</p>
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<p>put his hand in his right hand pocket, took out the 5 piece and handed it to the constable, who said "Do you know it is bad?"—he replied, No. I did not know it was bad: I know where I got it from"—he was then taken back to the house.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> At Sloane Square you ran across to a urinal, and it was when you had come out that I pointed you out to the constable—you stopped when you came out.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t19040913-name-161" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t19040913-name-161" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-161" type="given" value="ALFRED"/>ALFRED GOODING</persName> </hi> (39
<hi rend="italic">B.R.</hi>) I was on duty in Sloane Square on August 30th when Burton pointed out to mo the prisoner who had just come out of a urinal—I crossed over the road and told him I should Lake him into custody for having counterfeit coin in hi? possession—he put his hand in his right hand trousers pocket and produced this coin (
<hi rend="italic">Produced</hi>), saying, "This is all I have got—I then took him to the Colville Arms, where the barmaid identified him—I searched him and found 1d. on him—I then took him to the station.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined.</hi> Hicks tested the crown whilst I was there with
<hi rend="italic">aqua fords.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="italic">Re-examined.</hi> He explained his possession of the coin, by saying he had had a half sovereign in his possession the night before; that he had been on the drink, and that when he got up in the morning he had found the crown and the penny in his pocket.</p>
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-162" type="given" value="MICHAEL"/>MICHAEL MORGAN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">Sergeant D.</hi>) I was at the Walton Street Police Station, on August. "30th, when the prisoner was brought in—he gave an address at Jubilee Chambers, Hammersmith, his name as George Lowry, his age as fifty-eight years, and his occupation as an upholsterer—I said, "You will be charged with uttering this counterfeit crown piece"—he said, "I did not know it was bad; I got it in a public house at Hammersmith, where I changed a half sovereign; I got rather
<hi rend="italic">fuddled</hi> last night, and woke up this morning with a 5s. piece and a penny in my pocket"—I asked him if he could tell me the name of the public house, and he said he could not.</p>
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<p>of felony at the Norm London Police Court on June 29th, 1903.
<hi rend="italic">Two other convictions were proved against him.
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Thursday and Friday, September</hi> 15
<hi rend="italic">th and</hi> 16
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1904</p>
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t19040913-673-offence-3 t19040913-name-172"/>Beulah Turner</persName>;</rs> also
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<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t19040913-673-offence-7 t19040913-name-180"/>Beulah Turner</persName> by false pretences, with intent to defraud,</rs> having been convicted of felony at this Court on May 7th, 1877, in the name of
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-181" type="given" value="JOHN"/>John Smith.</persName> Mr. Charles Mathews,
<hi rend="italic">for the prosecution, stated that
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<interp inst="t19040913-name-182" type="given" value="ADOLPH"/>Adolph Beck</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">see page</hi> 764)
<hi rend="italic">had received the King's Pardon in regard to his two conviction which took place on March</hi> 5
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1896,
<hi rend="italic">and June</hi> 27
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1904;
<hi rend="italic">that three of (he witnesses who had identified Mr. Beck as the man who had victimised them had since avowed that they were mistaken in their identification: that Mr. Beck, although he had been forced to admit that he teas convicted in</hi> 1896,
<hi rend="italic">had a ways denied that the conviction was a righ: me, and that the prosecution believed that that conviction was a wrong one, as the one in</hi> 1904
<hi rend="italic">was proved to be.</hi> Mr. Justice Phillimore
<hi rend="italic">sentenced the prisoner to
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-673-19040913 t19040913-673-punishment-39"/>five years penal servitude.</rs> </hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ELLEN STONEHAM</hi>, Feloniously</persName>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. MUIR</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. A. GILL</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Prosecuted; and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ELLIOTT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Defended Stonehaw.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">STONEHAM</hi>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy by the Jury on account of her age.</hi> </rs>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Thursday, September</hi> 15
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1904.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Justice Bucknill.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">On the evidence of Dr.
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<hi rend="italic">prosecuted.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by the prisoner</hi>, I did not ask you in a field to have a cigarette—I did not say, "Take two or three," nor "You look as if you could do with another pair of boots to what you have got on," and pull one of my boots off and ask you to try it on when it fitted, nor kiss you, nor * * * *, nor ask you to * * * *, nor say in answer to your statement "I will have you locked up," "You do not want to do that. I will give you 10s."</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Policeman.</hi>) On August 22nd I saw the prosecutor at the solicitor's office—I had been to the station—on his making a complaint I went to Hanworth Road with him to find the prisoner; we did not succeed—about 8.45 next morning I saw him in Hanworth Road—I sent for the prosecutor, who painted to the prisoner as the man who had obtained 6s. from him the day before—I crossed the road and said to him, "You" know me?"—he replied. "Yes"—I told him the charge—he said, "I know; quite right; but I did not ask him for the money, he gave it to me"—I conveyed him to the police station—when charged he said, "That is right; I had 6s.; he knows what it was for," pointing to the prosecutor, "he promised me 10s."—I charged him with, demanding money by threats and menaces, and told him that he had been pointed out as the man who had obtained 6s. the day before from John Robert Pooler, and that, I should take him into custody on that charge—I found on him 7s. 6d. in silver (three 2s. pieces) and 7d. bronze—I afterwards went to him in the cells for the purpose of making inquiries, such as the names of people he had worked for, when he voluntarily said, "I should think the further he goes on with this case the worse it will be for him; he wanted me to * * * he promised me 10 bob; I never asked for any"—he was charged with a further offence.</p>
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