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WIPE'S STORY OP THEFT.
Imitation Necklace Bought.
Early in February, 1911, Mrs Cameron reported that while she was standing out- side a shop in Shandwick place, Edinburgh, at about halt past 6 o clock at night a man came behind her, seized her by the thro it and stole from her n di imond and pinrl necklace tallied at i-0 500 Hie police inquired into the matter but failed to bnd uny witness of the theft although it was alleged to hive occurred at a bus) hour of the dening in one of the busiest streets Hie} arrested Cameron and Ins ville on i eli trge of hiting endeavoured to obum the lusuruice on the neckhec b} misrepresentation Both were given
\\ lien the «ase mine on for hearing great pul lie inttrc-t was aroused livo servant nd girls su ire th it no one was near Mrs nd timor u it the time at which she said
that she bad been robbed A detective gue eiidence til it it would hue been un posible for a thief to bite tiken the noel I tee from bene ith the dress an 1 seal skin co it which Mrs Cimeron «ia wear
Letters from "Billy Walker "
A sensation was caused b} the reading of letters which had b m found b} the police m the Hit occupied hi Cameron and lus nile I bese bue the sign iturc
Hill) Walker, but the bcoltish Solicitor General bu-gistcd that no such poison e\ isted Ile pointed out that the word
insurance m the letters w is misspelt * ensiirincc and tint the same místale oeeuried in letters si-lied li) Mis Cameron Amelia llliscn i 1 reneli mud said tint she li id jiosted letters from Cinucs lrmce at tlie request of J muline lone t
who was Mrs C micron H m ti I ibeCioitnl ¡lili "i il that llu se weic id nticil with the b gus litters furn the nivtlucil bill) Walker whom the) li id been unable to Irue Hie letters them cites MiLgc-tcd a roniintic stor), to the ethel thal tlie pearls bid bien tin inn if Mis Wtlkcrs nil um anl that \\ ilkcr li id given them to Mrs Ciñieron it the request of his
Hie ibinix w ia n icbed when a reprc siiititivc if Ciriingt n ml (o jeiiclliis, ol K gi nt street i nilón entered tin wit- ness box and swore Hut Mrs Cairn ron lind (lituni 1 from the tirm a pearl neil
lue in ipprivil He sud tint she li id iski 1 Hu tunis assistance »' ncgotiituig nu insurinee on it fell >rtly atterwuids she lud ietttrnid tin nickiice md pul chased an unit ilion necklace inste id
Upon this endenté the Crown put the suggestion to the jury tint the insurinee hid bun nbtiinei on in lnutition neck lace anl that Mrs Cimeron had never owned a real neckl ice Mil III d at i.0 MO
1 or her defence Mrs Cameron called evidence to sh iw that she li id been we tr ing i tucki ici of re ii pi ails tiler the i ne 11 I unel li mi I iiuiigt in son vpprot ii bid been returned Huougbout the Ulai Cameron remained silent
Hie jin) f und them lioth guilty and tbey wcie eieb sentenced to imprisonment for three )ears
Splendid War Record
Hiting sorted Ins sentence without mur mur t micron un igid from prison just before nar w is deel ired Ile li id obtained his commisxii n in the Roi ii 1 icld \rtil
lory in HiOl nml he at omi entered the irmi In ni 1014 to 101S he acted os a goner ii stiff othcer in V rince S> con spicu ms ivis his gillantr) th it ho was menti« ntd in tlespitihes fuir tun« s, anti re
eeiv« 1 among other dccontions the I III , I) S O Chiiolicr de la Legion d lion n« ur Ihetalier do Leopold ind Ofbcer of the Ktsmg Sun In 101S he served at the \\ ar üihee for i bru Í period and after ti ard» binnie chief mti lligcnec ofbecr to (»merii Knoxs militir) mission to Stbein vi ¡nt li ? t ( ut t( ass-iBt .dmiriil Kolteh ik agunst the Hilsheviks Returning to I ng lind in 1O.0 lu bennie generil stiff offiur tn the milli u i opei itiuis directoi ite and also served under the lush Olhee He ii» ti articlis and reviews on Russian
M iji r C imrron was a son of Colonel it liner Cimeron \ I of the "2nd High I uidtrs and a gr milson of l olotu I W \ l uneron Knigiit if Hanotcr His wife ivis i diULiitci of J 1 ¡shiwc one time manager of the Imperial Hank of Imbi Hine is oin sen Major Cameron vías aged 41 )car«