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of game at Rumney. I' AN UNMANLY FELLOW.—William Daysley was sentenced at Llandaff Police-court on Monday to two months'imprisonment with hard labour for afsauiting Minnie Thomas on the 14th inst. CONCEALING TOBACCO IN THE POWDER MAGA- ZINE.—James Hammond, chief mate of the steam- ship Boyne, now at Cardiff, WAS fined double value and duty, amounting to £6 18s. 8d., at Cardiff Police-court on Tuesday, for concealing a quantity of tobacco. The tobacco was found by the Custom-house officers in the powder-magazine. Mr. J. Charley, H.M. Customs, proved the charge. STEALING TUUNIPS.—Julia Downing, Ellen Ryan, and Mary Kennedy, were charged at New- port P.iiice-eourt. on Tuesday with stealing growing turnips from a. field in the occupation of lr, R. StraUoa, The Duffryn. Downing and Kennedy were fined 5s. each. or seven days, and Ryan, who is an old o&epdcr, w as ordered to pay 10s., or go to prison for a fortnight. SH: HAS A FOKCBODINO.—Margaret Couch, a woman of ili-fame, was charged at Car- diff Police-court on Monday with being disor- derly and causing an obstruction in St. Mary-street on Saturday. Tiio Hench had no doobt that prisoner w is disorderly, and sentenced her to a month's imprisonment. She descended the dock weeping copiously, saying, "Dear, dear, I shall not come out alive, I know." ASSAULTING A CONSTABLE.—Evan Rees and Emily Mann were charged at Llandaff Police-court on Monday with beinx drunk and dis- orderly in Llandaff. The offence was fully proved. On the female being arrested she became violent, and when in the Cell took off her boot, hammered the door,and when remonstrated with scratched the eye of the policeman. Each was sentenced to one month's imprisonment. THE ALLEGED ROBBERY OF JEWELLEEY.— At Newport Poiice-coure on Monday Edith Gorman, nursemaid, aged fifteen, was brought up on remand and charged with stealing a quantity of jewellery from the shops of various tradesmen in the town. Detective-Inspector Jones said: Since the remand on. Friday, the pawn- brokers' shops had been closed as it was a .Jews' holiday, and he was consequently un- able to examine their stocks. He asked for a fur- ther remand uutil Friday. This was granted, and prisoner was liberated on bail. A TABTAB.—Bridget Mainey, a middle aged woman was charged at Newport Police- court on Monday with being drunk and disorderly in Lime-street on Saturday night. Police-Constable Smith, who proved the charge, said defendant's husband, who was a hard working man, could get no peace on account of the prisoner's drunken and violent habits. On Friday and Saturday nights she followed him about, pelting him with stones. She had been before the court ten times previously, and was now sent to prison for seven days. INDDCINQ SEAMEK TO LEAVE TIIRlR SHIP.— At l'enarth Police-court on Monday John Taylor, a runner in the employ of a boarding-house keeper, was charged with inducing a seaman to desert from the ship Loches. It appears that the crew had signed articles at Dundee for a voyage to Singapore z-ia Penarth., As the vessel was being made fast tjhe prisoner went on board and said to the men," It would be better to get J63 10s. a month than £2 15s., and added, Come up to my house and 4 wiU give you your dinner and a shilling." The men went away. The prisoner stated that the captain had said that the men might leave. The Magis- trates said it was a most serious case, and inflicted a. fine of £10 and costs, or six months' imprison- ment. MATRIMONIAL INFELICITY. — At the Carmar- then Police-court on Saturday, Sarah Ann Anthony charged Joseph Anthony, of the Edwinsford Arms, with assaulting her, and also applied for a separa- tion order. Mr. White appeared for the prosecu- tion, and Mr. J. F. Morris for the defence. The complainant stated that she had been married about six years, and for the last three years her husband (the defendant) had been from time to time cruelly treating her. On the 31st of last month she went to bed with her young baby, and was awoke by her husband, who was drunk at the time, coming upstairs and asking her to get him some more whisky. She refused to do so, and he thereupon seized hold of her by the hair and pulled her out of bed. Further evidence having been given, in the end the Bench lined defendant 5s. and costs (amounting in all to jEt O. 5d.), ind granted a separation order, defendant to pay 12s. 6d. weekly towards complainant's and her children's maintenance. STARVING A HORSE AT PENARTH.—Matthew Williams, a young man about 18 years of age, was charged at Penarth Police-court on Monday by Inspector Riyg, of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, with keeping a. horse on the 20th of March last in a starving condition. The Inspector said he received a letter from a gentleman complaining about the horse, and in consequence he visited the defendant's premises. He saw the horse. Its legs were greatly swollen from standing so long. The bottom of the crib and the sides were gnawed away. There was some chaff in a bag in the stable,* but the horse was tied up, and could not get to it. The defendant told the inspector that he had given, it food and water the day before about dinner tima. Mr. Stewart, veterinary surgeon, said he examined the mare, and considered it had been very nrueh Mr. Stewart, veterinary surgeon, said he examined the mare, and considered it had been very nrueh neglected and not received sufficient food. It was in a state of starvation. The Bench said it was a very bad case and sent the defendant to prison for very bad case and sent the defendant to prison for one month with hard labour. ROBBING A FELLOW SERVANT.—At the Newport Police-court on Saturday, Mary Morgan, a stylishly dressed young woman, aged 18, formerly a servant at the Westgate Hotel, was charged with stealing certain articles of female under- I clothing, the property of Esther Harris, a young woman, who had also been at the Westgate Hotel. They had both left the hotel, and lived together at the house of prosecutrix's sister, Mrs. Holland, 1, Price-street, Maindee. Prosecutrix had occasion to go away from the town for a month, leaving prisoner there. When she returned she found her box had been opened and articles of underclothing taken. Suspecting the prisoner, who had by this time left the house, Esther Harris had inquiries made at the Eagle Hotel in Dock-street, but it was found that she had gone to a. house in South Market-street. Police-Constable David Thomas, of the borough force, went to this house with prose- cutrix, but prisoner had gone from there also. The landlady of the house, however, said she had left a box with some things there. Prosecutrix found some of the articles there and f identified them as her property. Prisoner was arrested by Police-Sergeant Wilmott, and on the way to the station she said she had given Mrs. Holland 4s. to get some things redeemed from pledge, and half a. crOWll to make good some other things. Mrs. Holland was called, and said she found prisoner at the Eagle, Dock-street, after she left the house at Price-street, and found a. pawn- ticket on her bedroom floor relative to a pair of earrings and a locket belong- ing to prosecutrix, and a brooch b-'longin^ to Mrs. Holland's little girl. Prisoner gave witness 5s. to redeem these things, and promised to pay her something afterwards. When .charged she I pleaded guilty to stealing some of the articles, but denied taking some other articles charged against her. As she had already been in custody three days, and it appeared, from her having fainted in the cell, that she was of weak health, she was released without any further punishment, the Chairman expressing the hope that it would be a. warning as long as she lived.

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