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PREVENTION. OF INFANTICIDE.

EXTRACTING A-BATS TEETH. !

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EXTRACTING A-BATS TEETH. On Tuesday John Hicks, a cooper, appeared before Mr. Woolrych at the Thames- Police-court, on a summons, charged with threatening to take- the life of one Anthony PravisM. 11 The parties were employed at a steam cooperage in Hungerford-street, Commercial-road East, and from the statement of the complainant, delivered; in broken English, the defendant undertook to extract the teeth of a large rat with his own teeth, and succeeded in. doing so, but at the expense of his tongu2j which was- severely bitten by the rat. Mr. Woolrych The biter was bitten. The complainant said that was so; The defendant's. tongue was in a very bad state, and so frightfully swollen that his mouth could hardly contain it. Mr. Woolrych: His mouth could not hold his tongue, Did he extract the rat's teeth ? The complainant replied All of them, and that Mr. Woolrych: His mouth could not hold his tongue, Did he extract the rat's teeth ? The complainant replied All of them, and that the defendant, whose life was in jeopardy from the bite of the rat, was laid up for some time, and a 001- lection was made for him in the factory. Whencthe proprietor of the factory heard of the collection he stopped it at once, and said the act, of the defendant in extracting the rat's teeth wasa pisce of great cruelty. The defendant accused him of stopping the collection and abused him in a very gross saarmer. Hicks also said he would take his life away. Mr. Woolrych: How did he propose to do, it; by drawing your teeth; Are you afraid of him ? The complainant said he was not afraid of the defendant, but he might do Mm a secret fiajury by throwing butts, casks, and staves upon him.. The defendant, a man about thirty years cr age, said he did extract the rat's teeth with his own, and his tongue was bitten while doing so. He had paid X5 to Dr. Godfrey, a, physician in the Whitechapel-road, for putting his tongue to rights, and complainant taunted him with it. He told the complainant he had nothing to do with the matter, and that if he was an English- man he would fight him, but as he was. a poor Pole he would have nothing to do with him. Mr. Woolrych was afraid that the defendant was of the same disposition as his antagonist, the rat. He was not surprised that the complainant expected harm from a man who had encountered an animal with such an insatiable appetite as a rat, whose bite was keen and difficult to heal, which the defendant had found out to his cost. He ordered the defendant to enter into his own recognisance in the sum of .£20 to keep the peace, and be of good behaviour for the-next six months, and to pay the cost of the summons.

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