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telling a lie. They did not join in swearing to a common lie.Each should have had his attention called to the particularstatement he had made, and which the Magistrate regarded as adeliberate untruth, and have been asked if he could explain it.Besides, the Magistrate has given no reasons for his opinion thateach of these persons told a deliberate untruth. This the 440thsection requires.
I feel bound to quash these sentences.
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1899.July 29.
Withers, J.