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houses, and he attributed the deteriora- tion to evaporation. The Stipendiary remarked that it was not a bad case at all, but he had per- mitted the offence. A fine of 10s. and costs in each case was inflicted, amounting in all to £ 1 8s. 2d. ILL-TREATING A CAT. Three small boys, Albert Granville (9), Thomas Emery (9), and Emrys Jones (9), Pleasant View, Pentre, were summoned for ill-treating a cat. P.C. Evans said that on the 14th ult. he saw the three boys dragging a cat down the mountain side. One of the boys had a, cord attached to the crea- ture's tail and the other two had cords attached to each hind leg. The left hind leg was broken, and the animal was in a dying condition. The Stipendiary: You are naughty boys to treat the oat in this manner. They were ordered to be detained in the police cells until six o'clock that day. DRUNK AND REFUSING TO QUIT. John Higgon, the landlord of the Park Hotel, Cwmparc, prosecuted Thomas Weakly, labourer, Cwmparc, for being drunk and refusing to quit when asked to do so at the Park Hotel on the 11th ult. A fine of 15s. was imposed. COAL STEALING. Daniel Hopkins, collier, Treorchy, was seen by P.S. Moore carrying a quantity of coal early in the morning, from the direction of the Abergorchy Colliery. When asked to account for the coal, Hop- kins nonchalantly replied that he had taken it from where the engine gets it." The Stipendiary, in inflicting a fine of 15s. upon defendant, remarked: If you come here again, the probabilities, are that you will not have a chance of pay- ing." WORKING UNFIT HORSE. John Coombs, street vendor, Tony- pandy, was charged with working a horse whilst in an unfit condition. A constable said that he examined the horse and found on the left shoulder an old sore about the size of a two-shilling piece. He ordered the defendant to remove the saddle, and on the horse s back, covered by an old sack, he found a larger wound, about the size of a five- shilling piece, matter from which still adhered to the sacking. The case was adjourned for three weeks, so that the horse might have time to recover before it would be used again, the defendant in the meantime to report progress to the police at Tonypandy. TWO MONTHS FOR ARREARS. Margaret Lewis, a single woman, re- siding at Clydach Vale, summoned Fred Martin, 'bus driver, for arrears of a paternity order made against him some months ago, and which, including costs, amounted to 95 19s. It is a bad case," remarked the Stipendiary and you, Martin, shall go to prison for two months." PLYING FOR HIRE OFF STAND. William Jones, a brake-driver, residing at Pentre, was charged with plying for hire off the stand. The police officer, in giving evidence, stated that the other brake-drivers com- plained about, his conduct. A fine of 10s. was imposed. PATERNITY. Maggie Jones, of 5, Dumfries Street, Treherbert, brought a paternity charge against George John, also of Treherbert. Tbft MSO was ndjaurn^rl for a week to allow the complainant to produce wit- nesses. THE DISAPPEARING SWEETS. Thomas Thomas and William Henry Taylor, youths from Treherbert, were charged with stealing a bottle of sweets, valued 3s., from the shop of Michael Simeoni, a refreshment house keeper at Treherbert. John Simeoni, an assistant at, the refreshment house, gave evidence. Defendants totally denied having been near Simeoni's shop, but the Bench, for some good reason, found that they were guilty of the charge and fined them 10s. each. FOOTBALL ON THE HIGHWAY. Thomas Edwards, David Bowen, Wm. Brills, E. J. Davies, Henry Evans and D. J. Smith, eight boys residing at Fern- dale, were charged with playing football on the highway at Ferndale. on the highway at Ferndale. A fine of Is. was imposed. A LOAN AND ITS SEQUEL. Morgan Ellis, of Pontygwaith, was charged with being drunk and disorderly and refusing to quit at Penrhys Hotel on the 23rd ult. A fine of 10s. was imposed. E. Margaret charged Frederick Col- lier with assault. The complainant said that she owed, the defendant a sum of money. On the 10th inst. she paid him 2s. 6d. He, how- ever, did not, think it was enough, and he became angry. He then caught com- plainant by the throat and threatened to bash her brains in. A fine of 15s. was imposed. A BLOOD-CURDLING THREAT. Katie Hooper and Davies, of Tylors- town were charged with threatening to kick Margaret Clarke to death and wash their hands in her blood. They were bound over in the sum of L5 and to pay 8s. 6d. and costs. ASSAULT. Wyndham Lewis, a barman at the Tylors Hotel, Tylorstown, charged Robt. Jones, who had sust come from Africa, with assaulting him outside the hotel. Lewis, in giving his evidence, stated that he asked another man to leave the bar, as he could not serve him any more. The defendant said that he should not order him out. The complainant then asked defendant to go out, but he re- fused to go, and struck Lewis some violent blows on the head. Mr. David Thomas (magistrate) held up a list of charges, and said that he must be a very brutal man to be always assaulting people and getting drunk. A fine of 21 was imposed. AFTER CHRISTMAS. Richard Jones, Clydach V ale 10s. David Edwards, Ystra4, 15. James Mack, Gilfach Goch, 15s. Thomas Davies, Gilfach Goch, 15s. Hugh Da.vies, Tylorstown, 15s. James Watts, Tylorstown, 15s. William Howells, Treorchy, 10s. John Thomas Jones, Treherbert, 15s. Ann Jenkins, Ton, 5s. Sidney Caradoc, Llandaff, 15s. David Jenkins, Ton, 20s. James Fury, Treorchy, 25s. 1