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<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. C. MATHEWS</hi> and
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. ARTHUR GILL</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Prosecuted;</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. FRAMPTON</hi> and
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