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BIUDGEXD LOCAL BOA 151):I

BRIDGEND POLICE-COURT. 1

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BRIDGEND POLICE-COURT. SATURDAY, before Messrs. R. W. Llewellyn (chaiv- man). C. P. Prichard, and Edwin Price. TE OF LICC.SC2.—-The licence of the Bvogden Hotel. Porthcawl, was temporarily trans- ferred from Richard Evans to David Micah Jones. KEEPING A DOG WITHOUT A LICENCE.—Eli Burnett, saddler. Tondu, was summoned for keep- ing a dog without a licence.—Police-constable John Button said that on the 18th inst. he saw a terrier dog belonging to the defendant.—His wife produced a licence granted in August, 1S90.— Fined 2s. Ed., including costs. A FURIOUS DOG.—Jennet Elias. Cefn Glas, New- castle, was summoned by Henry James, fruiterer. Bridgend, for keeping a dog not under proper con- trol.—-Mr. R. Scale appeared for the complainant, and Mr. T. J. Hughes represented the defendant. -Henry James said that he lived at Cefn Glas. Defendant lived about 100 yards off. She had a dog. a cross-bred, between a sheep dog and a retriever. He was afraid of it. He jumped at him about a month ago. On Tuesday last he was passing near the house of the defendant, when the dog jumped at his little dog and caught it by the throat. Again that evening the dog rushed towards him and attack 3d the little dog. He was obliged to protect himself with a pick.—Cross-examined by Mr. Hughes The dog never bit him. He saw that the little dog was in pain. The dog never touched him. The defendant's dog touched his dog the second time. He was afraid of the dog now.- Henry George Mitchell, gardener to Mr. T. Tamp- Jin Lewis, said he knew the defendant's dog. It growl d and jumped at him about a month ago. He had told the defendant he was afraid of him.—C!ro~s-examined by Mr. Hughes The dog xxever touched him. He complained about the dog about a month ago.—Owen Rees. Penyvai. said he knew the dog. Last September the dog attacked him several times. On September 20th he was passing defendant's house when he was attacked by one of the defendant's dog's. One of them bit him badly on the calf of his leg. On 7th he met Henry James as he was going home. T-ie dog followed complainant all about the road. He was afraid of the dog. He begged of the defendant to keep the dog safe. Defendant was ordered to keep the dog under proper control, and to pay £ 2 4s. and costs. Advocate's fee allowed. ALLEGED BREACH OF COLLIERY RULES.—Daniel Jenkins, collier. Bryncoch, was charged by J. W. Davison, colliery manager. Tondu. with a breach of Special Colliery Rule. 224. This case was ad- iourned from the previous Saturday.—George Font, lampman, said that all the lamps at the colliery were the same. He could not open the defendant's lamp without a key. He had not examined the lamp it was not sent to him after it was found open until two days after. The lcck was then gcod.—Cross-examined He did say that the catch was much worn.—J. T. Davison said the place where the defendant was working was about 130 yards from the lamp station. The lamp was perfectly safe and fit to be used.—The defendant at this point asked for the lamp, and on its being given him immediately opened it without any key. The case was dismissed. ASSAULT AND WILFUL DAMAGE CASES. — Thomas McCanu. labourer. Maesteg, was charged with damaging a window and picture belonging to Margaret Daniel, victualler. Bryn. POl t Talbot. and also with assaulting her. Thomas McCann charged Margaret Daniel with assaulting him. Thos. McCaixn also charged William Walters, collier. Bryn. with assaulting him.—It was agreed that the four cases should be tried together.—Mr. R. Scale appeared for Mrs. Daniel, and 3Ir. T. J. Hughes appeared for Thomas McCann.—McCain pleaded guilty to the charge of wilful damage.—Margaret Darnel said that McCann was in her house on Monday, ;¡a.¡.h March. McCann and Walters quarrelled. She ordered them outside. She saw McCann beating someone with the staff produced. She and her son took it from him. He bit and kicked her. He kicked her on her leg. She was carried into the house unconscious. Afterwards McCann flung three stones into the house, breaking nine panes of glass and a picture, the damage amounting to £ 1 4s.-Griffith Daniel, son of Mrs. Daniel, also gave evidence.—Mr. Hushes pleaded guilty to the assault, and withdrew the cross-summons.—Defen- dant was sentenced to 10 days' imprisonment, and ordered to pay lis. 6d. damages. GAME TRESPASS.—David Thomas, collier, Pont- rhydyfen, was summoned by William Beynon. watchman. Taibach. with tre -.passing in pursuit of game—Mr. R. Scale appeared for the defendant.— This case had been adjourned from the previous Saturday.-William Beynon was re-called and cross-examined by Mr. Scale. He said he asked the policeman to help him to find the men. He went into a room in a public-house. The policeman said he thought the defendant was there in his working clothes. He did not see him there. He would not know defendant in his working clothes. —Fined £ 2, including cost. PIG- OX HIGHWAY.- Evan Morgan, farmer. Aberthaw, was summoned for allowing his pigs to stray on the highway.—Folice-constable Phillip Davies said on April 1 he saw defendant's pigs on a road between Brynmawr and Abergarw. He drove them home. Defendant said someone had left the gate open. He had warned him before.- Fined los. including costs. ALLEGED ASSAULT.—-William Wallen. colder. Nantymoel, was charged with assaulting Edward David, collier, of the same place. There was also a cross summons.—Mr. S. J. Hughes appeared for Wallen.—Edward David said he was in his house on Monday evening when Wallen came in. They had cross words. Defendant knocked 1-un down and aimed a kick at him, but kicked his wife instead. — Cross examined by lVlr. Hughes Defendant is his brother in law. He accused the defendant of having wronged him. Did not tell defendant that he was a better man. -The cross-summons was then taken.—William Wallen said he went to David's house, and saw him lying on a settle. David was drunk. He z, charged him with wronging him of a sovereign. David rushed at him aud caught his wrist in his teeth. He then struck David and forced him down, and kept him down.—Both cases were dis- missed. ASSAULT.—Eliza John, Maesteg. was summoned for assaulting James Langhorn, Maesteg.—James Langhorn said on April 1, while he was in bed he heard defendant threatening his wife. That even- ing. while he was at the back of his house, defen- dant's daughter threw mortar at him. He went into his house and stones were thrown at his door. —James Langharn, son of the complainant, gave corroborative evidence.—For the defence Sarah Sargant said she lived next door to Langharn. His sons had thrown stones at Mrs. John's daughter and her child. Some of the stones came into her yard. Fined 13s. 6d.. including costs. GAME TRESPASS.—William Maroney and Michael Bowen, labourers. Aberkenfig, were charged by David Jones, gamekeeper, Penyvai. with tres- passing in pursuit of game.—David Jones, said that on the 23 th March he was passing through Toil Wood, and saw the defendants by some rabbit holes. Bowen was placing a net over a hole, and Maroney was stooping down by another hole. He searched them, and found three nets on each. Bowen was fined t: 1 10s. including costs, and Maroney was fined £ 2 including costs. SUNDAY DRINKING.—Robert Bainett, collier, Maesteg. was charged with being drunk on licensed premises on Sunday week.- Police-con.- stable George Hill said that on Sunday week, he went into the Colliers Arms, Spelter, and saw a pint of beer in front of defendant. He said he lived at the Cape. He admitted afterwards he lived at Llynvi Court, Maesteg. Fined 15s.. including costs. ASSAULT.—Susannah Bolton summoned Hannah Butler, both of Penprisk with assaulting her.- Sarah Bolton said that they had a quarrel about a cask. Defendant struck her twice with a brush handle. She fell, and her head scraped against the wall. Fined £ 1, including costs. There were six cases of drunkenness, fines being inflicted in each case.

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