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A Penarth Nigger Fight. DBSPERATE FRACAS AB3ARD SHIP- LAID LOW WITH A CAPSTAN BA3. About one o'clock a.m. on Monday a desperate* quarrel arose aboard the ss. Talisman, now lying in Penarth Dock, between two negroes, both able sea- men. named William Brown and Joseph Johnson. During the encounter it is alleged that the former struck the latter on the head with a capstan bar caus- ing horrible injuries and concussion of the brain. Dr Aitken was summoned, and upon arrival found John- son's wounds to be of such a serious nature as to nacessitate his immediate removal to the Hamadryad jphither he was conveyed and detained- Subsequently Brown was arrested by Sergeant Morris and P.C. Hawkins, and was charged at Mr Morris's office, Cardiff, on Tuesday with maliciously assaulting and wounding Johnson with a capstan bar, thereby doing grievous bodily harm. The prisoner was remanded.

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