Indecent Language. Price Williams, using indecent language in Cardiff Road, Aberdare, 5s. and costs. P.C. Thomas proved.
Stole a Sleeper. A youth named David Richard Phil- lips ,living at Cwmbach, was charged with stealing a wooden sleeper, the property of the Marquis of Bute. P.S. Panniers said he had received com- plaints of thefts and he marked the wood. The sleeper was stolen from a truck, and he identified it at defend- ant's house. Defendant was mulcted in 20s.
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ABERDARE. A MEETING will be held at the Talbot Inn, Aberdare, on Friday night, August 8tn, at 8 o'clock, to consider the best ways and means of assisting Mr T. Beynon and his son, who have been laid up for a considerable time. This is a deserving case. All interested turn up strong.
Aberdare Police Court. Wednesday, July 30th.-Before Sir T. Marchant Williams (Stipendiary), Messrs. D. P. Davies, D. W. Jones, L. N. Williams and Owen George.
Drunks. Richard Whitbread, in High Street, Aberdare, 10s. and costs. P.C. Ben- nett said that defendant acted like a madman, and it took four men to con- vey him to the Police Station. Wm. Davies and Wm. Lloyd, in Weatheral Street, Aberdare, 10s. and costs each. George Lewis, in Cemetery Road, Trecynon, 10s. and costs.
Fighting. "t John Sweeney and Lodwick Lake were' charged with fighting in Canon Street. The constable stated that a huge crowd surrounded the combatants and obstructed the roadway. Fined 40s. and costs each.
Collarless Dog. Rowley Thomas, Trecynon, was or- dered to pay 10s. and costs for illow Ing his dog to be at large without a collar.
Costly Ride. Victor Davies, Penrhiwceiber, was brought up for riding a motor cycle without lights after dark. The con- stable who gave evidence deposed that he shouted on Davies, who took no notice and kept on riding until he reached his house about 300 yards away. Defendant, who was fined for a simi- lar offence recently, was ordered to pay -23 and costs.
Deficient in Butter Fat. Milk Vendors Heavily Fined. J. Lawson was summoned at the in- stance of Superintendent Rees for sell- ing milk which was 31 per cent. deficient in butter fat. The Superintendent de- posed that he bought a pint of milk from defendant's son and paid 2d. for i it. A portion was sent to the public analyst, who certified that it was at least 31 per cent, deficient in butter fat. Mr. J. D. Thomas, who defended, said that owing to the hot weather the cows had been turned into a plantation where i there was shade, but where the grass i was very poor. He asked the Bench to take a lenient view, for this was the first offence. Rees Powell was similarly charged. Super. Rees said that in this case the i deficiency was 26 per cent. The de- fendant said he could not understand how the milk was poor, because he gave them good feed. Super. Rees: The son told me that he bought milk from a Mr. Salmon, St. Clears. The defendant denied that he bought milk anywhere. Margaret Williams was next charged with selling milk 1.5 per cent. deficient in butter fat. In this case Super, Rees paid ltd. for a pint of milk from 2 a girl named Maggie Davies, who was -employed by defendant. Mr. J. D. Thomas, who defended, said that he could not understand how the deficiency was caused. The Superin- tendent himself admitted, when he bought the milk, that it was warm. In fact it was the Super, who made the first purchase that morning. The milk had newly been brought from the Ynys Field. Mr. J. D. Thomas (to Super. Rees): As a matter of fact this defendant sup- plies the Police Station? Stipendiary: That is why the police look so enfeebled. (Laughter.) Maggie Davies was called, and con- firmed Mr. Thomas's statement. The Stipendiary remarked that the deficiency had not been accounted for. These cases were not so bad as those where water was added, but still the fat was taken away somehow. The maximum penalty was £ 20. The first two defendants would have to Dav E,5 and costs each, and.Mrs. Williams £ 2 and costs. Stipendiary (to Supt. Rees) How many samples have you taken This is a very important matter. Superintendent: I have taken about 50 in the district, but only 15 in Aber- dare. Stipendiary: I have an idea how the offence is done. I shall know how to deal with them next time.
In Charge of a Horse. John McCarthy, haulier, was ordered to pay 20s. and costs for being drunk in charge of a horse.
A Bad Start in Life." Five boys from Cwmaman, named Chas. Watley, Chas. Dabbs, Joseph Cooper, Leslie Duan and John Dunn, were summoned by P.C. Price for play- ing ball in Aberneol Street. The father of one of the boys made a statement that the boys were simply playing hand-ball, which was not detrimental to anyone." Stipendiary: It obstructs the high- way, you see. Defendant: It is a very bad thing to summon boys. It gives them a bad start in life. The Bench inflicted fines of 2s. 6d. each.
Bound Over. Keziah Morris was summoned by Gwen Prosser for using bad language towards her. The latter described the incident and added that defendant had thrown clean water over her. Wm. Lewis deposed to seeing defend- ant throw half a brick and an empty bowl at Mrs. Prosser, For the defence Bessie Gould was called and she declared that she did not see anything out of the way. Mrs. Morris was bound over to keep the peace for six months.
Summoning Her Mother. Mrs. Lily Thomas, High Street, Aberdare, summoned her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Whitbread, and Mrs. Jane Edmunds, for bad language. Mrs. Thomas said that her mother had turned her (witness') father out, and she took him in. Both defendants had used bad language towards her. In reply to the Bench complainant said she was 28 years of age. Mrs. Whitbread: You are 31, and I am the mother of 16 of you. The case was dismissed.
Assaulting the Police. Jas. Martin Jones, Aberaman, was charged with being drunk and assault- ing P.C. Thomas. The constable said that last Saturday night he had occa- sion to request defendant to go home. Defendant was then taken down Cardiff Road by two men, and lie continued to shout at witness, "Come down here, you b— Defendant, broke loose, and d- tacked witness, kicking him on the legs and biting him on the arm. With the assistance of P.C. Williams he was car- ried to the Police Station, raving like a lunatic. P.C. T. J. Williams corroborated, and added that defendant tried to kick him, but he evaded him. Defendant was fined 10s. and costs for being drunk, and £ 3 and costs for the assault.
Comedy of Errors. Some amusement was caused in Court when the Superintendent called out Patrick O'Brien. In the dock was another man named Patrick Brien. Both were charged with drunkenness, one In nirwam and the other in V IC- toria Square. Brien answered to the name of O'Brien, and the constable stated that that was not his man. So Brien sat down and O'Brien stood up. In the meantime another constable en- tered the box, and this time O'Brien had t.) sit down and Brien stand up. The Clerk then read the charge, which was that O'Brien had been seen drunk in Victoria Square. Constable: That's the wrong charge. The Clerk then read the other charge —drunk in Hirwain. O'Brien was fined 10s. and costs for being drunk in Hirwain, and Brien a similar amount for being in a similar state in Victoria Square. Cornelius Clark, drunk in Station Road, Aberdare, 10s. and costs.
Cwmgwrach Paternity Case. No Corroboration. Rose Morgans, of Rhigos, a single woman, summoned Wm. Edwards, Cwmgwrach, to show cause, etc. Ir. F. P. Charles, Merthyr, ap- peared for complainant, and Mr. Harold Lloyd, Cardiff, for defend- ant. Mr. W. Thomas, Aberdare, held a watching brief. Complainant stated that her child was born on Dec. 13, 1912. In Janu- ary of the same year she went into service with Mr. Winter, Cwmgwr- ach, Glynneath. Shortly after she met defendant, and he asked her to go for a walk. She went, and whilst walking with him he attempted familiarities, but she resisted him. In March Mr. Winter went away to Manchester, and defendant took her again for a walk. During that walk, under a promise of marriage, she al- lowed him to have intercourse with her. About six weeks afterwards she went into service with a Mrs. Walters, grocer, Glynneath. De- fendant came to the house and kicked up a bother before she had told him she was in trouble. Her father came a few days after that and took her away from Mrs. Walters. Going down the road, they were followed by the defendant and a man named Wm. Morgan. When the defendant overtook them her father spoke to him about her condition, but defend- ant replied he knew nothing about it and would not pay anything to the child. Morgan said it was a shame to fix a child on the wrong man. After her child was born her father visited defendant who still denied he was the father. Cross-examined by Mr. Lloyd: In- timacy only occurred on one occa- sion. She had a long struggle, and he tore part of her clothing. She screamed loudly. In July, 1912, de- fendant came to see her, and asked her why she was saying that he was the cause of her condition. She told him that it was because he was the father of her child. She had not told Annie Davies, Mary Morgan, Bessie Rees or Mary Ellis Morgan that Winter had had something to do with her. Geo. Winter, Cwmgwrach, stated that complainant came to his house as a servant in January, 1912, and remained till April. On two occa- sions he saw the defendant with com- plainant, once near the G.W. Reser- voir and the second time by the stable gate. Both occasions were in the evening. Un Friday, March 8th. he went to Manchester, and stayed away for a week. He had never been intimate with the com- plainant. A rumour was set about the place that he had, but he con- sulted a solicitor, and got an apology from the person who started it. Edwin Winter, a brother of last witness, came to the farm while his brother was away. On one night during that week he went to lock up the fowls. He heard a noise, and went to look what was the matter. He saw Wm. Edwards and the com- plainant in a certain position. De- fendant spoke to him and asked him not to say a word about it, and wit- ness replied, "All right." Edwin Morgan, father of complain- ant, knew nothing about his daugh- ter's condition until Walters sent for him. He went and fetched his
Transfers of Licences. Mr. M. Roberts, Pontypridd, ap- plied for the transfer of the-licence of the Mountain Ash Inn from William 'I Hughes to Ivor Walter Vaughan, and also that of the Lamb and Flag to Mr. Ralph Davies.—Granted. Mr. W. Thomas, Aberdare, applied for the transfer of the licence of the Royal Exchange, Aberdare, to John Luck.—Granted.
Dancing and Music. Mr W. Thomas, Aberdare, applied for music and dancing licences for Mr. Cyril Sidney Yorke, Pavilion, Mountain Ash, and Mr. Geo. H. Pitt, Empire, Abercynon.—Both granted.
Alleged Indecent Assault. Rees Lloyd, 8 Green Street, Aber- dare, was summoned for committing an indecent assault on Dora O'Don- nell, 7 Duffryn Street, Godreaman, a child aged 4 years and 11 months. Mr. W. Thomas, Aberdare, de- fended. The police applied for an adjourn- ment for 14 days to complete the case. Prisoner was remanded on bail, himself in £ 50 and one surety in £ 50.
Licensed Houses to be Closed. The final meeting of the Glamorgan Licensing Compensation Authority met at the Law Courts, Cardiff, on Monday last, the Chairman of the Committer being Mr. Rhys Williams, Miskin. The licences of the following houses in the Aberdare district had been referred, viz., Engineers' Arms, Gloucester St., Butchers' Arms, Victoria Square, and Masons' Arms, High Street.
Engineers' Arms. The agreed compensation in respect I of the licence of the Engineers' Arms, viz., £ 600, was apportioned as follows, namely: John Luck (as licensee), £ 70; Mrs. Laura Pleace (executrix of the will of Alfred Sidney Pleace, deceased, as registered owner and lessee, £ 459; The Ecclesiastical Commissioners as Freeholders, £71. Mr. Wm. Thomas, Aberdare, appeared on behalf of the licensee, Mr. John Luck; Mr. W. D. Phillips, Aberdare, for the registered owner and Brewery; whilst Messrs. E. David and David represented the Eccle siastical Commissioners.
Butchers' Arms. The compensation in respect of this licence was £ 1,300. The following are the apportionments: Thomas Clarke (licensee), £ 150; David Richards (regis- tered owner), £ 955; The Marquis of Bute, £195. For the licensee and regis- tered owner, Mr. Wm. Thomas, Aber- dare. For the Marquis of Bute, Messrs. Corbett Chambers and Harris.
Masons' Arms. Mr. George Edwards, the licensee, was awarded £100, whilst the executors of the late Thomas Jones were to re- ceive the remainder, £ 1,500. Mr. Wm. Thomas represented both parties.
Joiners' Arms, Clynneath. Another licence which had been re- ferred for compensation was that of the Joiners' Arms, Glynneath. The parties interested therein and their proportion of the compensation money were: W. Thomas (licensee), £ 120; E. Evans Bevan (lessee), £ 150; freeholders, jE43 2s. 6d.; Mrs. Jane Rees (owner), £ 904 17s 6d; total, £ 1,218. Mr W. Thomas, Aberdare, represented Mrs. Rees, the owner. Messrs. Williamson and Grover were for the freeholders.
Aberamanite's Distinction. We learn that Mr Albert Tatam, a pupil of Mr Bert Phillips, Aberaman, has been awarded the silver-mounted bow presented by the Council of the College of Violinists on the result of the last esamination in connection with the College. The recipient was top for Great Britain, there being candi- dates from London and all the chief cities in this country. Such a dis- tinction is worthy of the warmest con gratulation.
Bethel, Trecynon. A musical service was held at the above place of worship last Sunday evening, which was well attended. This is the first of the kind that has been held by the above church, but it is in- tended to have one every month in future. All are heartily invited to at- tend these musical services. The church is now in a flourishing condition under the pastorate of the Rev. E..1. Grutfydd. The following took part in the ser- vice:—Duet, Miss and Master Morgan; soprano solo, Mrs D. J. Williams. An address was delivered by the pastor on The importance of acquiring a taste for the pure and good." It was a very impressive appeal to the young people chiefly. Baritone solo, Mr John Jones. Tenor solo, Mr S. J. Barber. Quartette, "God is a Spirit," by Mrs D. J. Wil- liams, Miss L. Davies, Mr J. Jone and Mr S. J. Barber. The organist was Mr W. H. Jones, who ably performed his duties. Conductor, Mr William Davies. The choir sang to close the meeting the anthem, Ar lan Iorddonen ddofn."
It is better to have your heart on your sleeve than your tongue in your cheek.
Aberdare Lady's Will. STORY OF A MARRIAGE SETTLE- MENT. Particulars are to hand from our London agent of the will of the late Miss Tegwedd G. Jones, of the Aber- dare Times," Aberdare, who died last April. She was the last member ot the family of the late Josiah Thomas Jones, a newspaper pioneer of South Wales, who did much on behalf of the miners in the days when labour or- ganisations were not as strong and as influential as they are at the present day. He left three children, one son and two daughters, and it is a remark- able circumstance that a few days before Miss Jones passed away she visited the Cemetery, and arranged to have the family grave cleaned. To a friend she remarked on returning home: "My father died in January; my mother in February; my brother in March. What if I go in April?" Miss Jones breathed her last in the month of April, a few days after the above words were uttered. To only a few is it known that Miss Jone,s was once on the eve of becoming the: wife of Mr Holloway Dennehy, of Bristol. As a matter af fact, a marriage settlement, amounting to £2,000 or more, had been made by the gentleman in favour of his bride, but before the wedding day was reached Mr Dennehy was taken ill and died, and so Miss Jones, to the end of her days, remained unmarried. In the marriage settlement it was laid down that at her death the money bequeathed to her by Mr Dennehy must go back to his family. The amount is not stated in the will. The words are that a all the rest, residue and remain- der of my legal and personal estate of what nature or kindsoever, and wher- ever situate," goes to J. G. Dennehy 199 Redland Road, Durdham Down, Bristol. Mr Dennehy is a brother to the late Mr Hollowav Dennehy, and he was appointed sole executor of the wi l, which is dated May 23rd, 1909. The bequests made by the late Miss Jones include the following:- To Flossie and Rona Wilson, the two daughters of Archibald Wilson, of the Prince of Wale.4 Inn, Aberdare, t300. To Mr and Mrs Archibald Wilson, of the same address, three dwelling- houses, viz., Nos. 47, 51 and 53 Tydvil Street, Barry Dock, free of all legacy and succession duties. To her god-son, Edward Thomas Ed- wards, Wallerston, in the county of Hereford, the sum of £ 300, and she dir- ected that if he should have died before her, the £ 300 must be given and be- queathed to his sisters, Maud and Elizabeth, equally divided. Mr and Mrs Wilson were Miss Jones bosom friends for the past 13 or 14 years, and the deceased lady spent much of her time at their home. The will is signed by Mr J. D. Thomas} Canon Street, Miss Jones' solicitor, and Mr F. J. Galdicott, his clerk, and was proved on May 17th, 1913.
■ LUl Cricket. On Saturday last the pick of the Rhondda League were the visitors to the Ynys Enclosure, Aberddre. when another exciting finish was witnessed. Winning the toss the League sent the Darians in to bat, and a poor display resulted in 40 runs being knocked up. The two Jones, of Gilfach, bowled un- changed, T. Jones taking 5 wickets for 18, and W. Jones 5 for 13. The visitors' faced the home bowling in a confident manner, but the stay of each batsman was of short duration. Thanks to ex- tremely slack fielding by a few of the Churchmen, the Rhonddaites scraped home by 1 run. Gwilym Davies took 3 for 24, and Tom George 3 for 12. L. N. James was, however, fhe most successful bowler. In his first over with his first ball he shattered the stumps of Jones, who seemed likely to make a stand. In his second and last over he disposed of three batsmen for 1 run. Scores: ABERDARE CHURCH. Tom George, lbw., b. T. Jones 6 R. A. Nash, b. W. Jones 0 J. S. Jones, b. W. Jones 3 Jim Jones, b. W. Jones 0 Gwilym Davies, b. T. Jones 1 Tom Price, run out 6 J. G. Havard, lbw., b. W. Jones 6 F. Stone, not out 3 T. J. Evans, b. T. Jones 3 L. N. James, c. G. Jones, b. T. Jones 3 E. Parsons, b. Jones 0 Extras 9 Total 40 RHONDDA LEAGUE. Leadbury, b. T. George 7 Thomas, b. G. Davies 5 Jones, b. T. George 6 Jones, b. G. Davies 0 Jones, c. Nash. h. G. Davies 1 Jones, b. L. N. James 7 Cox, b. T. George 6 Jones, not out 4 Samson, c. George, b. L. N. James 2 Crumb, b. L. N. James 0 Rossiter, b. L. N. James 0 Extras 3 « Total 41 j Remarks.—J ones (?) was easily tne best of the Rhondda contingent. On Saturday Llantwit Vardre are due at the Ynys in a League match. On Monday Llwvnypia pay their first w e isit to Aberdare, when it is expected some good cricket will be witnessed. The Church will be able to take the field at full strength, and the team will be .-elected from the following: J. G. Havard (captain), Ward Davies, Tom George, Gwilym Davies. Stan. Lewis. R. A. Nash, T. W. Price, L. N. James Fred Stone. J. S. Jones, Jim Jones, T. J. Evans, E. Parsons, G. W. Watkins.
At Felbion Llafur. DarMener Colofn Llafur vn "Nharlan y Cweithlwr" bob wythnos. Nodion a newyddion o bwva arbenig i lowyr. Pris Ceiniog.-Swydd- fn 19 Cardiff Street, Aberdar.
Letters to the Editor. PENRHIWCEIBER & EDUCATION. Sir,—I maintain that the public's readiness to contribute towards the furtherance of education should be highly esteemed and jealously guarded. At Penrhiwceiber a few months ago a concert was held, and the proceeds were supposed to be to further the edu- cation of a certain individual. It would only be fair and just for the pub- lic to know whether the proceeds Li-te. been devoted to that purpose, if cur observation is not very faulty, no edu- cation is furthered. If my version of the affair is not correct, let someone that knows more about the matter give the public a right understanding, then my purpose will be served.—Yours, PRO BONO PUBLICO. "DOCTOR TROUBLE AT THE MOUNT." Dear Sir,—We beg to draw your at- tention to the report of the Mountain Ash Cottage Hospital Committee in your last issue under the above heading. You reported that a deputation waited on the Hospital Committee on behalt of the old doctors, and that the deputa- tion consisted of Drs Davies-Jones and A. T. Jones, Messrs R. Parsons, N. Trotnaus, and Joseph Jones. That was incorrect, and we kindly ask you to correct the same. In the first place we were there as members of the Hospital Committee, and not as a deputation, and secondly, the three of us are mem- Tiers of the new Medical Scheme. We were there to represent the workmen and not the doctors.—Truly yours, RICHARD PARSONS NOAH TROMANS. JOE JONES.
CLYN NEATH. CONVIVIAL WELCOME. — Oa Fri- day, July 25th, at the Crown Hotel. under the presidency of Mr John How- ells, Afon Terrace, a number of invited friends assembled to show respect to their old friend, Mr C. Tucker, wno has come here on a visit from Scotland. Some years ago Mr Tucker lived in this locality, where he was engaged as manager of the Carbon Works. He was a very popular man, and greatly esteemed as an employer. After a few words by the chairman, the Vicar of Aberpergwin spoke a few words. Mr Tom Francis gave a song. Song by Mr John Aubrey. Address by Mr Morgan Rees, who had been an employee of Mr Tucker. Song by Mr Gwilym Griffiths. An address, brief and to the point, by Mr John Oliver Williams. Song by Mr T. Rees Garrett. A brief address by Mr Joe Hanns another old workman. After a humorous song by Mr William Rees Evans. Mr Tucker addressed the meeting. He warmly thanked the friends, who had assembled to do him honour on his return visit to the place. Then a song was given by Mr Handel Morris. Mr Tom Francis acted as pianist. The meeting was a most en- thusiastic one, all wishing success to Mr Tucker and family.
ABERCYNON. MUSICAL SUCCESS. Master Os- wald Humphreys, Alltcoed, Abercynon, passed the senior grade of the Victoria College of Music examination held at Cardiff; Master John Pugh, of Porth, the Intermediate Grade; Miss E. J. Jones, Town Supply Abercynon, Inter- mediate Grade, and Miss Doris Evans, daughter of Mr David Evans. baker, Abercynon, and Miss Emily Godfrey, of Abercynon, the Junior Grade. Of the five scholars four attained honours. which reflects very creditably upon their coach, Mr Tom Morgan, F.V.C.M.. 5 Ann Street, Abercynon, Certificated Teacher of Music. PRESENTATION. On Thursday evening last a presentation was made at the District Offices of the Pearl Life Insurance'Co.. Abercynon, to Messrs H. J. Williams, Treharris; W. Howells, Nelson, sub-superintendents, and E. J. Thomas, clerk, on terminating their connection with the company, the two first gentlemen departing for New Zealand. Mr W. John, District Super- intendent, occupied the chair, and de- livered an inspiring address to the staff. Addresses were also given by Messrs S. J. Plowman, Treharris; R. Owens, Treharris; W. T. Bailey, Nelson; W. Davies, Assistant Superintendent Aber- cynon; H. Parry, Trelewis; W. Lewis, Abercynon. and W. J. Jones, Abercynon. Mr S..T. Plowman handed over a beauti- ful walking-stick to Mr H. J. Williams; Mr W. T. Bailey a purse of gold to Mr W. Howells, and Mr W. Lewis, of Aber- cynon. of a beautiful walking-stielc to u Mr E. J. Thomas. The recipients heartily thanked the staff for their kindness. All wish Mr Williams and Mr Howells bon voyage and success in their new sphere of life. OBITUARY. On Monday last at the Abercynon Cemetery the interment took place of Mrs J. R. Hughes, wife of Rev. J. R. Hughes, Calvinistic I Methodist minster. Deceased uassed away somewhat suddenly on the pre- vious Thursday after a brief illness. The services at the house and at the graveside were conducted by the Rev. Morgan Jenkins (English Congrega- tional), an old friend of the family. The Revs. J. O. Jenkins (Noddfa C.M.), Mountain Ash, and the Rev. R. S. Thomas (C.M.), Abercynou, assisted. The mourners were: Rev. J. R. Hughes, husband; Messrs R. S. Hughes and Emrys Hughes, sons; Mr \V. S. "lllialll", architect. Tredegar, brother; Mr D. 'H. Price Kenfig Hill, brother- in-law Messrs D. S. Williams, Ponty- pridd; Arthur Williams, Mountain Ash; E. S. Jenkins, Mountain Ash; S. L. Thomas, T. H. Bowen, mid Rev. J. Llewelvn, Tredegar; Messrs T. Moore, Cardiff: J. Lewis, Top Hill, Ponty- i;ridd: Wyndhain Jones, Bridgend, and W. Watkins, Dinas Powis, nephews. Many of the friends of the deceased and the family were also present. Mrs Hughes was a faithful member of the Welsh C.M. Church, and very popular in the locality. Much sympathy is felt for the family.
Life is a game of questions and an- swers, and wise folk ask few questions and give brief answers.
ABERCYNON POLICE COURT. Thursday, July 31st.-Before Sir T. Marchant Williams (Stipendiary) and :\1r. E. Morris. I)RI-NKS.-Tliomas Jones, in Aber- cynon; Alfred Evans, in Main Road, Matthewstown, 10s. and costs each; Samuel Parry, in Windsor Place, Ynys- ybwl; John Thomas, in Ynysvbwl, os. and costs each. MISCELLANEOUS.—John Sullivan, Tyntetown, was summoned for keeping a dog without a licence. Fined 10s. and costs.—Stephen Suliivau, Tynte- town, had to pay 2s. 6d. for allowing his chimney to take fire. MATCH IN MINE. John James Bowles was summoned for committing a breach of the Coal Mines Act by hav- ing a match in his possession in the mine.—John Allen, deputy fireman, de- posed to searching men in Nixon's I I Navigation Colliery, Mountain Ash, and finding a match in defendant's pocket. When spoken to he said: "I suppose that will mean 20s. and costs." —The Stipendiary told him that he ought not to be a collier. He ought to be a golfer or a solicitor, then he could carry matches.—The defendant said he did not smoke, hut he used matches for nasal ca ta n h. ti pendiary: Pay 40s. and costs; double the amount you men- tioned. (Laughter.) DRUNK AT HIS WORK.—Jas. Tay- lor, pumpman at Mynachdy Colliery, Ynysybwl, was charged with being in a state of intoxication while at his work.—Mr. ivor Kenshole, Aberdare, prosecuted for the Colliery Co., and mentioned that this offence was taken under the special colliery rules.— He called Thomas Its, night fireman, who deposed that he saw defendant fast asleep. He woke him and defendant admitted that he had had a few glasses too many. The pump was simply crawling. — Stipendiary: Crawling about!- (Laughter.)—Witness: Grind- ing for the want of oll.-Stli)eildial.:V: I thought it was crawling about. —Wit- ness gave evidence at great length, and the Stipendiary remarked that it sounded like an Association sermon. — Defendant excused himself by saying that he had had "reunalgia," and had lost sleep.—Fined 20s. and costs. MOUNTAIN ASH RATEPAYER S GRiKYANCE.—Albert E. Watkins, confectioner, Oxford St., Mountain Ash, ivas summoned for an offence under the Shop Hours Act.—Mr. J. M. Linton appeared for the District Coun- cil, and Air. S. Shipton defended.—H. T. ones., inspector, deposed to seeing a woman supplied with a loaf of bread at lO.o p.m. The shop ought to have been closed at 9 p.m. When he spoke to Watkins he becaftie abusive, and said "Shipton will fight you. You are lot of 'bums' about here, and you have no business to enter my shop, be- cause I pay rates." (Laughter.) — Stipendiary: -Now then, Mr. Shipton, fight on. (Laughter.) Mr. Shipton then cross-examined witness, who said had been appointed insnectol- of shops under the Shops Act.—Mr. Ship- ton pointed out that Watkins held a refreshment house licence, and was en- titled to sell after the hours mentioned in the Closing Order.—The Stipendiary held that defendant had no right to sell anything which would be consumed off the premises.—Mr. Shipton If you hold that:, we shall have to apply to the Council.Fined os. and costs. — H. Fulgoni, manager of Mr. Bracchi's siiop in Comm"rciai Street, Mountain Ash. was summoned for selling ice- cream to be consumed off the pre- mises.—Mr. '1'. W. Lewis, Pontypridd. defended.—A similar fine was inflicted in this case. WAGES DUE. Robert Leyshon, Penrhiwceiber, was sued by Albert Wright for 17s 6d wages due.—Wright said that he had worked in a hard heading for Leyshon, and had no.t been paid.Levshoii admitted that he owed the money and stated that he himself had not yet been paid by the manager. -Judgment for plaintiff with costs. YNYSYBWL COUPLE'S DIFFER- ENCES. George Herbert, Ynysybwl, was summoned by his wife, Mary, for desertion.—She said that seven weeks ago he went away. She had occasion to charge him with au offence on his 16- year-old daughter, and that was why he left. He came back in a few days, and took some things away, and gave her a couple of clouts.—Defendant charged his wife with cohabiting with a man, who was at present at her house.—Mrs Herbert denied this, and kaid that the man was his sister's brother, and she was keeping his children.—Stipendiary: JA h. I can't go 011 with this case.—Dis- missed. MAINTENANCE VARIED. David Williams, PenrhiwceibeT, was sum- moned by hi-i wife for the varying of a maintenance order.—Mr Shipton who apeared for the man, said the presenc order was for 10s 6d. The woman had contracted heavy debts, which the hus- band had to pay.-A N.S.P.C.C. In- spector gave evidence to the effect that complainant's home was clean, but there was 110 food there.- The Bench increased the order to 1;)" a week. V WOMAN'S FURY. — PICTURE FRAMER ASSAULTED. S. Jacksou, Cardiff, a picture frame canvasser, wto took the Jewish oath,* summoned Mrs Emma Williams for assault.—Jackson's evidence was to the effect that she caught hold of his arm at the Mountain Ash County Count, and used vile language.- He had previously sued her for the price of a picture.-Stipendiary: Did you lose the use of your arm?— No, not so bad as that, but it was bruised.—Did you have to pay a doctor? (Laughter). -No.—Mrs Williams handed up the picture, which s he said she had to I)ay Cl Os 3d for.—The Stipendiary inspected it, and amid general laughter '[ said: This is an old master. You've got to pay a lot for these.—The defend- ant was bound over to keep the peace.— Jackson asked for his costs, and Mrs Williams broke into a terrible rage, and said she would go down before she would pay him a penny. "Revenge is sweet, Jackson, and I'll have it," she added, holding up the picture.—Stip- endiary. I 11 alter my mind. You must aiid costs or one month.—Mrs AVilliams: I'll go down first. He shan't have a penny. 3s 6d A WEEK. Louisa Maria T.pwis, Ynysboeth. summoned Evan Thomas to show cause, etc.—Ann Davies. complainant's mother, having given evideiice. an order of 3s 6d a week was made. WOMKX DH t. SK .-Annie Camp- bell. in Tyntetown, 20s. and costs. Elizabeth Charles, in Abercynon, 10s. and costs. Catherine Bowen, in Tynte- town. 1 Os. jind costs.
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daughter away, and coming down the road they were overtaken by the defendant and his cousin Morgan. Witness asked him what he was go- ing to do about his daughter, and he replied he wouldn't pay a b- ha'- penny. When he visited defendant after the child was born, defendant said he had come to the wrong house. Case dismissed for want of corro- boration.