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BRIDGEND COUNTY COURT.

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BRIDGEND COUNTY COURT. — WEDNESDAY.—Before His Honour Judge Gwilym Williams. OWNERSHIP OF A WALL.—This was a case to decide the ownership of a wall on Cefn Glas-road, Bridgend. The plaintiff was James James, the defendant being William Elias, both of Cefn Glas- road. Mr. County Councillor T. J. Hughes, solici- tor, Bridgend, appeared for plaintiff, Mr. Benson (instructed by Mr. Jones, of Tennant, and Mr. Jones, Aberavon) representing defendant. During the hearing of the case one of the witnesses did 1 not at once answer the questions put to him, in spite of the repeated directions of the Judge. At last his Honour said You are even fencing with < the questions of your own counsel, and that is a 1 very silly thing to do." When the next witness was called the Judge said "I am not going to 1 stop here all day listening to this case. Answer ] the questions put to you by both sides, and nothing 1 else. If you don't know, say so, and then we will 1 get on. We have wasted a lot of time."—Many witnesses were examined on both sides.—His j Honour gave a verdict in favour of the defendant, 1 with costs. IMPORTANT DECISION BY THE JUDGE.—At the ] request of Mr. Smith, for the Great Western ] Railway Company, his Honour said that in future t the Court would allow the travelling expenses of all witnesses on behalf of railways or other great < corporations, on the same principle as costs were ( allowed to witnesses in private cases. He directed ( the Registrar to take a note of his decision, and to ( act upon it in all his courts. < ACTION BY A COLLIER.—Mr. Rhys (Morgan and Rees, Pontypridd,) for plaintiff, George Cole, collier, £ Aberkenfig Mr. W. R. Randall, Bridgend, for the ] Llest Colliery Company.—This was an action 1 brought by plaintiff to recover £2 14s. Id., amount < alleged to be due to him, viz., for picking stones out of 34 tons of coal at 3d. per ton—13s. 6d. < -phs 35 per cent, equal to 4s. 7d. Total 18s. Id. To ambant of damages sustained by plaintiff by ] reason of the defendant Company's refusal to pay wages due, viz.: six days at 6s. per day equal to £1 16s. The plaintiff amended to 2d. per ton his claim for picking the st ne, reducing the amount to 13s. 9d. instead of 18s. Id.—The hearing occupied < a long time and 'eventually his Honour said that ho would take time to consider is verdict.

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