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CHEPSTOW. PETTY SESSIONS, THURSDAY, before W. IE. SEYS and C. E. LEWIS, Esqrs. TURNPIKE OPPENCE.—John Blake, laborer, Chepstow, was charged with leaving a cart upon the turnpike road without a proper person in charge thereof. He was con- victed in the penalty of Is., with 7s. 6d. costs. BEEB-HOUSE OFFENCES. Richard Williams, beer- house keeper, Shirenewton, was charged with having had his house open for business purposes on Sunday, the 14th of August. Defendant admitted the offence, and was fined 10s., with 8s. 2d. costs. George Jones, Albion Tavern, Caldicot, pleaded guilty to a similar offence, and was mulct in a like amount. DRUNKENNESS.—Edward Jones, laborer, of Caldicot, was charged with being drunk and riotous in a public thoroughfare, on the 5th September. He was convicted in 5s., with 8a. 2d. costs. STEALING APPLES,—Edward Slidder, of Shirenewton, was charged with stealing a quantity of apples, value Is. 6d., the property of William Slidder. It appeared prosecutor had a quantity of apples lying on the ground in his orchard, which he watched on the previous night, and about eleven o'clock he saw prisoner come and fill a bag with the fruit. Prisoner had offered prosecutor 2s. 6d. to settle the matter, but the latter refused. Sen- tenced to fourteen days' hard labor. A WEAK ClIARGE.-George Adams, of Caldicot, was charged with stealing a cask, the property of his brother, Edward Adams, a butcher residing near Abergavenny. The evidence proved quite inadequate to support the charge, and the case was consequently dismissed.