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CITY POLICE COURT. MONDAY.—Before Colonel Evans-Lloyd (in the chair), and Messrt. W. H. Denaon and R. H. Lanceley. CORPORATION PROSECUTION. Two Chester men, named Harry Weils, 8, Klin-court, and George Newman, 9, Ingham-court, were summoned for doing damage to ornamental plots of land adjoining the City Wails and Castle Drive, belonging to the Mayor, aldermen ana citizens of tiie city of Chester." Mr. C. E. Barker, Deputy Town Clerk, prosecuted on behalf of tlie Corporation, and said the men had been proceeded against in order to try to put a atop to a practice, which had become a nuisance, of digging for worms in the ornamental flower beds belonging to the city.—William Evans, park-keeper, stated that on Wednesday, Dec. 4th, be was in the neighbourhood of the Dee Mills, when he saw defendants boring holes with two iron pokers (produced) in the flower beds on the Castle Drive. He found seventy-eight holes, about nine inches to a foot deep, and three to four inches in diameter. The damage amounted to 2s. 6d.—Newman: I will do the work for you in about half-an-hour. We were guilty of getting worms, but we thought we were doing the ground good. (Laughter.)—The Chairman said the Bench did not. want to impose a oovere penalty, but the men had no right to go boring holes in the Corporation grounds. Why did not they go to the Rocdee for a change?—The Chief Constable: There are plenty of nianure he-ape in the city. (Laughter.)—De- fendants promised not to repeat the offence, and they were let off on payment of costs. Only Colonel Evans-Lloyd adjudicated in this case. A VISITOR IN TROUBLE.—Rosalind Powley, a respectably-dreseed woman, 43 years of age, who said she belonged to Birmingham. was summoned for having been drunk and dis- orderly in the city on Saturday night. P.C. Cuthbert proved the case.—Detective-Sergeant Crewe, who corroborated, said he received com- plaints aboout the prisoner throwing herself on the ground in front of tram cars. She was nearly run over on several occasions, and had to be pulled from underneath the care.—Prisoner gave ovidenoe on oath, and totally denied the offence. She said she was in a Chester hotel, when a man struck her and threw her into the street, her ahoulder being severely wrenched. She had been in tho city some weeks, and had enemies who were jealous of her. She came to Chester with her husband, who was a. dealer, but he had since left the town on biisinees. She denied falling in front of the cars.—On promising to return to Birmingham prisoner was discharged, the Chairman adding Mind you don't fall in front of a tramcar again." (Laughter).— Prisoner: No, sir. Good morning. (Laughter.) YESTERDAY (TUESDAY)- Before Colonel Evans-Lloyd and Mr. W. H. Denson. SHOP THEFT.-Sarab Owens, of no fixed address, was charged with stealing a pair of boots, value 3s. 6d., the property of George Morton, 37, Foregate-street. It was alleged that prisoner took the boots from outside the shop, and they were afterwards found in her possession.—The Chief Constable reported that prisoner was con- victed in 1903 of stealing boots.—A fine of 10s. and costs was imposed.

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