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The witness said he could not tell. John Jenkins, Mabe's Gate, gave corroborative evi- dence. He heard Miss Davis holloaing out to "stop," and he heard voices answer distinctly that they would not stop. There would have been great danger at that part of the road, only that witness and Rees had stopped and pulled the machine to one side. One of the men with the defendant jumped out of the cart, Thomas Davies, just as it stopped, and caught hold of the horse's head. In reply to Mr .Tones, witness said that Edwards got out of the cart without help. He did not hear the de- fendant say that the colt had bolted, and he did not know who went home with the cart. P.C. Lewis, Dale, was next called. p.m. on the 'J 1th August he was on duty 011 the Milford road near Mabe's Gate. He heard a horse galloping, but as lie had to go round a bend in the road, the horse had been brought to a stand-still by the time he got up. Wit- ness saw Miss Davis, Trewarren, remonstrating with the defendant as to the way in which he was driving. Thos. Davies was then sitting on the right hand side of the cart with the reins in his hand, whilst James Davies had the horse by the head till it passed the machine. The cart went Oil a bit and stopped. Edwards came Lack to where witness was. Witness heard one of the men in the cart say" Come back and don't be a fool," but Edwards, who was staggering drunk, came oil. Cross-examined Witness said he made no complaint to Edwards about his condition at the time, as he did not know exactly what happened. John Jenkins re-called, said that when he first saw the defendant's cart, Tom Davies was holding the reins, but he was outside the hedge at first. Hees, who saw the cart first, swore that Edwards was driving. Mr Jones said the defence was an absolute denial of the drunkenness, and with regard to the other allegation of furious driving, they would prove that the horse bolted when passing Mabe's Gate. If he wanted to go on tech- nicalities, he had simply to produce Thomas Da vies, who would swear that he drove the horse and was in charge the whole time. Clerk (Mr H. J. E. Price) If the magistrates believe that, they arc hound to dismiss the case. Mr Jones continued that his client was anxious to vin- dicate his character from both charges. Henry Edwards, mason, Marloes, said he was breaking in a colt on the previous Saturday with Thomas Davies, whom he put in charge of the colt. When they got to Mabe's Gate, which was right on a corner, the colt took fngh and sprang one side of the road, and capered on. He did not think the colt ever wc?t to a. gallop, as Thos. Davies succeeded in stopping the animal in :() or 40 yards. Miss Davis came walking her bicycle and began to accuse them of furious driving, which they denied. He heard Miss Davis shouting out to stop, but they could not pull up the horse in a shorter distance. He rode on the "whistle-board" the whole time, and a mail could not do that if he was not sober. Cross-examined by Supt. Francis, he denied that he was refused a drink at the Brook Inn." He had a pint of beer there, and he hall" a glass or two at < >xland at his sister's, where there was a wedding. He did not set out with the idea of going to the wedding. He could not tell exactly how much he had, but he had a few mouth- fuls" of small beer. (Laughter.) Mr Francis Is it the custom at weddings down there to give the guests small heer Defendant: Yes, and small enough too. Too small to drink. (Laughter.) Mr Francis My experience is that it is strong beer. The defendant was further eross-examinod as to the amount he drank that day, but nothing material was elicited. He repeated that Thomas Davies was in charge of the horse, but when it bolted he helped Davies to hold the horse. Thomas Davies, labourer, Marloes, said they led the colt seven or eight miles. Witness had the reins and Edwards was at the horse's head. On the way home, as the horse was going quietly, Edwards got into the cart. and, when the horse bolted, lie helped witness to hold the reins. Edwards and he arranged to go to the wedding, and they brought Edwards' son to it. Mr Francis: It was very bright at the wedding, wasn't it Witness: Xo, it was very dark. (Laughter.) The bride-man and his father had a row, the beer was sour and we did'nt stop. Mr Francis How much beer had you r Witness: A good egg-stand would hold all the beer I had. '0 Continuing, witness said they had one pint of beer at the Brook Inn by going out, and that beer was right enough. (Laughter.) On the way back he had a bottle of pop" at the Brook Inn, but Edwards did not drink anything. Hannah Edwards, the defendant's daughter, swore her father was soller when he came home that night. James Edwards swore that defendant was not refused a drink on the wav homo, but had a pint of beer there. Mr Francis: What rplation are you to the defendant: Wituess: A trifle relation. (Laughter.) Defendant: He is my sister's son. Witness Aye, sister's son, a trifle relation. (More laughter.) This concluded the evidence. Mr Carrow said they could not give a decision on the evidence that day, but would adjourn the case for a fortnight for the attendance of Miss liachael I) ivies. ALLEGED DISORDERLY CONDUCT. Frank Bradley, West Blockhouse, Dale, wav sum- moned by Mr J. Ll. Davies, jun., "The-Griffin," Dale, for being 'disorderly and refusing to quit his licensed premises when requested to do so on the 17th August. The defendant is a private in tha Worcestershire Regiment and is caretaker of the West Blockhouse. He appeared in khaki uniform. Mr W. G. Eaton Evans prosecuted. Mr J. LI. Davies proved. The defendant went into the Griffin about 7 o'clock on the 17th August and had a drink. After a time, when the place began to get filled, the defendant commenced to get disorderly and wanted to fight with complainant. Defendant tried to get over the counter and knocked over and broke some glasses. ndcnrIant also commenced swearing and refused to quit although repeatedly requested to do so. Complainant sent for the policeman, on whose appearance the defen- dant immediately left. Henry Reynolds, farmer, Dale Hill, swore that he saw the defendant acting in a disorderly manner in the Griffin. The defendant swore that he and the landlord quarrelled over some change which he (defendant) con- sidered he was entitled to. The landlord called him a l)- liar when he asked for another twopence change out of a shilling. Complainant never asked him to leave the place, but when the policeman came complainant said, "I want this man put out." He (defendant) said I don't want any putting out, Davies, I'll walk out." There were no glasses broken, except one by accident, and he (defendant) never made any attempt to get over the counter. P.C. Lewis, Dale, swore that defendant left as soon as reqncsh:,l hy him to do so, and appeared to be sober. James Edwards corroborated the defendant's story. Cross-examined, he said that he had one or two drinks with Bradley that night. He heard Bradley call the complainant Davies," and the latter said my name is not Davies but Mr Davies." Mr Davies brought out a stick in his hand. Mr Davies recalled, said there was no row about the change, and he did not make use of the observation attributed to him. The real dispute was that he had 1>een given to understand that beer was being sold at Block House, and he had spoken to the contractor about it. The defendant pointed out to the bcnch that the com- plainant had not one witness to corroborate the statement that he had acted in a disorderly manner. The case was dismissed, each party paying his own costs. ADJOURNED. Dr Thomas Finney, Tynchaf, Aberaman, was sum- moned for that on or about August 10th, in the parish of Koch, lie did unlawfully aid, abet, counsel and procure one W111. Warlow to do and commit a certain offence- that is to say, while the said William Warlow was then suffering from au infectious disease, scarlet fever, un- lawfully awl wilfully exposed himself without proper precautions against spreading the said disorder," on the road leading from JILLverforttwost to the Folly, oil the 10th July. Mr W. 1). George, solicitor for the District Council, said the defendant asked for au adjournment and he was willing to accede to the application, if the defendant paid the costs. The bench granted the adjournment on that condition. DRUNKEXXESS. John Thomas Hill, late of the parish of Walton West, was summoned for being drunk at Broad Haven 011 August Nth. P.C. James proved. The a fish buyer at :Iilfonl, Was c:lIlsin a (listllrh:wcc at lO.:{O p.m., on Sth August, in the house of Thomas Jenkins, and was driiiik. Fined 2s Gll without costs. IAX AXD WIFE. Elizabeth Davies, Front-street, Xeyland, applied for a separation order against her husband, William Davies, 011 account of his persistent cruelty. ,ritC l t y The complainant alleged that licr husband pulled her by the hair of the head, treated her with persistent cruelty, and allowed his daughters by his first wife to ill-treat her constantly. The husband made counter allegations, and said that he did not wish a, separation. Ho was earning L'7s (id a, week and he gave his wife tl every Thursday night of his 1 i fe to keep the house in food a lone. The complainant said she could live with the man well enough, but she could not stand his children. The husband said his wife was a, terror to any ma.11 or woman on the face of the earth. lie denied the allega- tions of persistent cruelty. The case was adjourned for a month.

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