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PONTYPRIDD POLICE COURT.

PENTRE POLICE COURT.

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PENTRE POLICE COURT. MONDAYâBefore Mr G. Williams, Stipendiary. LEAVING WORK WITHOUT NOTICE. â William Lewis and Evan John appeared in answer to a sum- mons brought out against them by Mr Daniel Thomas, for leaving work, at the Dinas colliery with- out a month's notice. Mr Thomas claimed damages. The defendants stammered out in defence that they had not been registered under htm. nor had they ever had a copy of the rules of the works.â I be Bench in reply, told them that when they entered into a contract with any master they were always supposed to give and take a month's notice. Both were ordered to pay £1 and costs. BBBACH or COLLIERY REGULATIONS. â Jonathan Absalom was fined 40s and costs for having a pipe in his pocket, beyond the lamp-station in the Cyni- mer Colliery. Mr Griffiths, manager said that on the 20th December he was examining the work. mens' clothes inside the lamp-station and found a pipe in defendant's pocket. He asked him if he did not know better than that, and he said yes, but that, he bad forgotten to leave it out. He then told him that he would bring him before the magistrates for breaking the rules (copy produced).âThe defendant said be was in the habit of taking his pipe with him, leaving it with the banksman befoic going into the pit, but Sn his hurry that morning he had forgotten to do so.-The Bench censured defendant for his conduct, and said that such cases came before him so often that he felt inclined to send him to prison. A fine of 40s and costs was inflicted.âTHOMAS LATTKN was fined 40s and costs for a similar offence, in the Penrhiwfer Colliery, the property of the Glamorgan Coal Company. Mr Simons prosecuted In the last case. BACCHANALIANS.âThomas Cole WAS fined 5s and costs for being druuk and wanting to fight, and kicking the doors by the New Inn, Treherbert.â David Davies and Evan Arthur were fined 10s and costs for being drunk and making beasts of tbem- selves in the road between Trealaw and Tonpandy, on Sunday night, the 16th inst.âJohn Powell was fined 108 and costs for being drunk and having a tendency to knock at doors- ANNOTISQ A SUOPKBEPIIR. A batch of eleven boys were brough*. up, oharged with annoying a Mr Austin, a shopkeeper, at Treorky. The prose- cntor did not wish to press the case. and was willing to withdraw the charge on the defendants' parents paying the costs of summons, which they did. WAGES CLAIM. --Daniel Davies, collier, lreot-ky, appeared in answer to a summons, issued by Rees Llewelyn, for non-payment of wages alleged to be dae to him. Defendant paid Rees, a lad, Is. IOd a day for working in the pit with him. The lad's mother, who was in court claimed three days wages, 68 Gd, Defendant said that he only owed one day, which he had offered to pay a week ago, when she came w demand the 68 6d. It seemed Davies had not been at work the other two days himself. He was ordered to pay the Is 101.

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