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BRUTAL OUTRAGE IN CHESTER.…

FIRE AT A UNITARIAN CHAPEL.I

PLOUGH MONDAY IN LONDON.

MILITARY DIVORCE SUIT.

RIGHTS OF A FOREIGN FLAG.

A HIGHLAND LAIRD AND HIS FACTOR.

SEWAGE POLLUTION.

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ALLEGED PERJURY BY A POLICE…

SAVAGE ASSAULT AT ST. ASAPH.I

ST AASPH COUNTY COURT.I

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ST AASPH COUNTY COURT. YESTERDAY.âBefore His Honour Horatio Llovd, Judge, and F. R. Sission, Esq., Registrar. There wer,, 12 judgement summonses.S adjourned actions, and 60 ordinary casss. The undefended cases: were disposed of by the Registrar, and the judgement summonses by his Honour. A CHAMPION PLOUGHMAN AND HIS PLOUGH.âA PLEA OF INFANCY. Mr John Williams, late of the Royal Oak Prestatyn, sued Thomas Lloyd, Plas, Prestatyn, for X.5 alleged to be due for a plough bought by defendant.- Mr W. Davies (Messrs W. Davies and Roberts) defended.-From the evidemce of the plaintiff it would appear that Mr Lloyd borrowed the plough to go to the All England Ploughing Match, and after winning a prize with it, bought it for the sum mentioned. However after keeping it for 8 months the implement was sent back to plaintiff's brother at Tanlan. after hee His Honour When was it returned. 1 Plaintiff: (handing a paper to his Honour) That is the date your Honour. Hio [To- our: -This lius nothing to do with the case. It is a chapel receipt for your pew rent (loud laughter). Plaintiff. I made a mistake, my lord (renewed laughter). Wm. Cunuah, Fanny Williams, and Robert Wil- liams, having given evidence for the plaintiff, Mr Davies submitted on behalf of the defendant that while they agreed regarding the borrowing of the plough, it was true that certain proposals were made touching the purchase of the plough, but it would be proved for the defendant there was no sale. Plaintiff certainly did ask £ 5 for the plough, and defendant offered a certain quantity of potatoes which offer was refused and the matter then dropped. After an interview with Robert Williams (plaintiff's brother) defendant returned the plough to Robert Williams's premises from which place he got the plough in the first instance. Wm. Ellis, employed at Plas Prestatyn, stated that lie remembered the transaction regarding the plough. John Williams wanted £ 5, and defendant offered X4 I Os. Od. in cash or the value in potatoes. Both offers were refused. The defendant was also put in the box, and said that plaintiff after he (defendant) borrowed the plough, was after him trying to sell the impli- ment. He did not care to buy it, but when pressed by plaintiff, he offered £ 1 I Os. for it. This offer was refused, but as plaintiff (who was his uncle) lived in Liverpool he kept the plough till plaintiff wanted it again. However, in May, Robert Williams came to ask for the for the price of the plough, but ho said he never bought it. Robert Williams said that he had more to say to the plough than his brother, and if it was not paid for before the Saturday following he would be entered into the County Court. He took the plough back as soon as he could. A plea of infancy was sent in for the defence, and his Honour asked plaintiff whether he knew defendant was under age, and the plaintiff said he was. His Honour then said he thought the case could nut be one wherein a minor could be sued. If the young man had borrowed the plough, and promised to pay say JE1 for the loan, then perhaps defendant could enter into an agreement but this was a contract for the sale of goods that were not necessaries. The law would not allow him to give verdict for the plaintiff.-J udgement for the defendant without costs. TRESPASS BY SHEEP. I In this case Robert Jones, Greenbach, Tre- meirchon, sought to recover X4 10s from Mrs Anne Roberts, Bachegreg, of the same place, for damage alleged to be done to pasture and crop by sheep, and cattle. Mr William Davies for the plaintiff, and Mr Alun Lloyd for the defendant who paid losin conrt The damage was alleged to be done between Jan. and September, 1884. After a long hearing His Honour gave verdict for the plaintiff for C2 with costs on that amount. THE FORYD, RHYL.âIMPORTANT TO SHIPPERS. JOHANSON V. COPPACE. This was an important case affecting Rhyl, and we believe it was one of the matters mentioned in the Town Surveyor's report to the Commissioners at their last meeting when referring t) bills now before Parliament affecting Rhyl, which required to be watched. I Mr Edw. Roberts, of Wellington Chambers, Rhyl, had the conduct of the plaintiff's case, and being a native of Rhyl, and taking a special interest in all matters relating to tho place of his birth, and being considered a good maritime lawyer, and by some an authority in historical matters relating to I I Eiagleiield, in Flintshire, within which distirict Rhyl is situated, we expected to glean considerable useful information from the hearing of this case, but when the case was called on, Mr Roberts addressed the Ccurt as follows :â In this case I am for the ph intiff, and Messrs Walker, Smith and Way, of Chester, are for the defendant. It is an action in replevin, which was brought by Mr Pontus Johan- son, captain of a foreign ship, the Ii Margaretta," of Sweden, chartered by Charles Jones, and Son, with a eargo of timber to the Foryd, Rhyl, against Mr John Oopplck, the Pilot Master of Chester, to try an important questionâwhether the River Foryd is within the port of Chester, for any other 1 thanCustoms purposcs,aud to test the right claimed, by the River Dee Pilotage Trustees to compulsory pilotage in respect of the pilotage of vessels bound to Foryd, Rhyl, from any place except the river Dee. Your Honor was kind enough to grant several ad- journments, which not onJy suited Messrs Walker, Smith, and Way, but also enabled me to look into and consider every act, grant, and charter relating to or affecting the city and port of Chester and the river Dee, long before and after the time Liver- pool was a "Creek" dependent on CLester, and particularly the return made by the Mayors of Chester, and Beaumaris to a commission directed to them in the reign of Charles the 2nd and the result is, an amicable settlement of this action, whereby the defendant submits to a Judge- ment for the plaintiff for Is damages and JE5 costs, and the Trustees have recorded on their minutes that they shall not and will not claim or exer- cise rights of compulsory pilotage, or pilotage jur- isdiction in respect of the pilotage of vessels bound from the Voryd to the sea or from the sea to the Yoryd, and not catenas into vr going out of the river Dee, the seaward boundary of which rive.- shall be taken to be a direct line drawn from the Red Stones at^Hoylakejto tiie^seaward eud of Rhyl Pier. And in the DeeConservancy and Improvement Bill now'before parliament. the promoters have excludedjthe river Foryd or Clwyd, and the mouth and estuary thereof, and the channels for the time being therefrom to the sea from the Hunts of their act." have therefore nothing iuv â t;. do now than to move that your Honour may bt ⢠:<ed to order'by ec)nseiit that judgement bo enter- I the plaintiff for Is. damages and L5 costs; aI,L. I beg to move accordingly. Mr Hughes, from I^ussrs Walker, Smith, and Way, is here consenting. Judgement entered accordingly.

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