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. PETTY SESSIONS, LLANILAR.

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PETTY SESSIONS, LLANILAR. Friday, 7 th February, 1868. Before G. W. Parry, Esq., and James Davies, Esq. ASSAULT. Margaret Wood, of Nnntyberws, Yspytty Ystwytb, a miner's wife, was summoned by Margaret Howells, a widow, of the same place, for assault, committed on the 30th January last. Margaret Howells, sworn: Witness lives next door to the White Lion;" On the 1st January last witness was assisting her father to the house, when she met the defendant, who threw stones at her, and otherwise interrupted her. Was struck on the head with a large stone thrown by the defendant. Never said anything to the defendant, nor the defendant to her. William Rowlands, sworn: corroborated the evi- dence of the complainant, his daughter. William Selby was called to speak to former similar offences. The parties lived on bad terms. The defendant was ordered to be bound over to keep the peace for 12 months in the sum of lOl. ALLEGED ABUSE. William Rowlands v. Elizabeth Wood. The compiainaut was a very old man, and the defendant a very young child. Mr Parry asked whether this was a case to come before the magistrates, an old man against a young child. The complainant said that he had been attacked by a number of children, of which the defendant was the biggest, (under 4 feet high.) William Selby, sworn The witness was called to prove the charge, but he could prove nothing. The complainant said he bad frequently warned the parents of the defendant to keep his children in order. The father of the defendant, who was present, de- nied this statement. Fined Is and costs. The bench cautioned the father of the defendant to pay more attention to the conduct of his children. The father of the defendant said he would not pay the fine; and the chairman told bim in that case bis young child would have to be sent to prison. Several affiliation cases were disposed of. A large number of summonses for non-payment of rates were also heard and disposed of. The usual order were made in these cases. TRESPASS IN PDRSOIT OP GAMB. Earl of Lisburne v. David Jones §■ Edward Lewis. One of the defendants is a miner, and the other a farmer. P. C. Samuel Davies proved service of summons. John Humphreys, sworn, examined by Mr F. R. Roberts, of Aberystwyth, solicitor for the complain- ant Witness is and has been game keeper to Lord Lisburne for the last two years. Saw the deferi- dants on the 18th of November last shooting on his lordship's property, a farm in the occupation of the late Mrs Raw. Each had a double barrelled gun, and Jone9 i) td a setter dog, and Lewis a greyhound. Saw David Jones shoot a grouse. This was between 2 and 4 o'clock in the afternoon. Both had game in their possession. Lord Lisburne has the right of shooting ovf r that land. The chairman said the case was clearly proved, and this was a ca"e in which the extreme penalty of the law should be inflicted, the bench had there- fore decided that the defendants he fined 21. each and costs, or in default 3 weeks each imprisonment in Cardigan gaol with hard labour. Earl of Linburne v. William Bonner. Thomas Hopkins, sworn, proved seeing the de- fendant and others settiug nets on the property of the Earl of Lisburne. Nets produced. Bonner was one of the men. He had a ferret in his pocket, I and said the nets were his. Fined 21. and costs, or in default to be imprisoned for three weeks with hard laboui in the House of Correction.

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