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LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. FAIR.—The annual fair was held on Friday, sad was tolerably well attended. There was a good supply of cattle, the better qualities of which sold readily at a slight advance on the prices of previous fairs. For sheep there waa little demand, and a small amolint of business was transacted at reduced rates. THE SALMON FISHERY.—Mr Frank Buckland, the Inspector of Fisheries, visited this town last week for the purpose of making inquiries respecting the salmon 1 fisheries. Mr Buckland inspected the head waters, near Kavor ford west, and has, we believe, suggested a plan for an alteration of the weir so as to permit the ascent of aalmon. DURING THE THUNDERSTORM which occurred on Tuesday morning week, a mow of corn in a field in the i neighbourhood of Sodston was struck by lightning, and completely consumed. The occurrence took place early in the ffioinins', and was witnessed by a gentleman in I the locality, who at first thought that a cottage was on fire, but on making enquiry discovered that the flames proceeded from a mow, which was burnt do wn with frightful rapidity. EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYED.—The annual excursion to Broad Haven of the clerks employed by Mr William 1 Davies, of Spring Gardens, took place on Tuesday week. The party were entertained at the residence of Mr Davits ( w:th gre:;t liberality. The table wa3 laden with a sump- tuous dinner, and everything was supplied in bounteous profusion. During the day, out door games were played, in which Mr Davies took part, and assisted in every way to promote the pleasure and enjoyment of the party. HAVERFORDWEST TOWN COUNCIL. — An adjourned meeting of this body was held at the Council Chamber: cn Monday. The Treasurer laid before the meeting several accounts, which were ordered to be paid. The, Town Clerk read a report which had been received by Mr Brodie in reference to supplying the town with water, and providing an efficient drainage. A long discussion ensued, but no decision was come to with regard either to au improvement in the supply of water or in the drainage. CRICKET.—A match was played at Burton, on Monday, between the Haverfordwest and Burton Clubs, which was won by the later by twelve runs. The Haver- fordwest first went to the wickets and scored 49, of ■which Mr J. T. Davies scored It?, consisting of seven doubles and two singles. The Burton eleven scored 61, I] Mr Evans making 16, Major Kerupson, 15, and Cap! lielsey, 12. The Haverfordwest commenced their se- cond innings, but the stumps were drawn before it was completed, and the game was decided by the first innings, i in which, as we have already stated, the Burton side proved victorious by 12 runs. The following is the state of the game when the stumps were drawn :— HAVERFORDWEST. l.st Innings. 2nd Innings. L:muckland, run out 4c T. Griffiths, b. Eclsey 6 E. Sa'inder3, b Evans 1 1 b w, b Evans. 7 J. Griffiths, c J. A. Scourfield b Ehns 7 bCapt. Kelsey. 0 C. Saunders, c T. Griffiths, b Kelsey 7 not out R. Trindali, 1 b w b Evans 0 c Evans, b Kelsey 3 T. James, b Evans 0 b Kelsey 0 J. Williams, run aut 3 b Morris 0 W. M. Phillips, b & c Cnpt. Kelsey — 1 not out 7 T. H. Bo we, c Griffiths, b Kelsey 4 not out 0 J. T Davies, b Kelsey 16 1 b w, b Evans 5 A. James, not out Ob Kelsey 10 Byes 5,1 b 1 6 b 5, 1 b 0, w b 3 8 49 46 BURTON. J. H. Scourfield, b Trindall 0 M. Lewi3, run out ] Captain Kelsey, b Trindali 52 j&.M.EYans,bTriridaU. 16 M«jor Kempaon, not out, 15 M. Morris, b Buckland 0 O, H. Scourfield, c E. Saunders, b Buckland 1 J. A. P. Scouifield, st E. Saunders, b Trindali 3 T.fGriffiths, b Buckland 3 J.JGrifiiths,. b Buckland 0 J. Rees, h Buckland 0 Byes 2, lb 1, w 7 10 61 ROOSE PETTY SESSIONS. These sessions were he)d at the Shire Hall, on Satur- day, before U. E. Davies, Esq, T. Roberts, Esq, A. B. Strabuck, Esq, J. P. Jones, Esq, and the Rev P. Phelps. DRUNKENNESS. WiUiam Thomas, ot .Merlin's Bridge, was charged with drunkenness. The defendant applied for an adjournment. The Bciich granted the application, and the case was adjourned for a week. STRAYING ON THE HIGHWAY. Lewis V/illiams was charged with allowing a pig to Stray. The case was dismissed. James Reel was charged with a similar offence, j .#' The defendant was fined 3d and costs. ASSAULT. Elizabeth Williams was charged with assaulting James Bevan. Neither party appeared, and the case was struck out. CHARGE OF STEALING MONEY. Eliza Thomas was charged with stealing money. The defendant did not appear, and a warrant was ordered to issue for her apprehension. ALE HOUSE LICENSES. This being the annual sessions for the granting of licences withit) the Hundred, the several certificates were issued. Sergeant CarClll objected to the renewal of the license of John Bowen. of the Bridgend, Hakin. The matter was adjourned for a week. Two applica- tions for new licences were also adjourned for a month. Absalom James, of Freystrop, applied for a license for a house in that parish. A memorial, in opposition to the application, had been forwarded to the Bench by several parishioners, who stated that the applicant did not intend to live in the house. The applicant deposad that he should become the tenant ot the house on the 29th of September, and that be intended to live in it. William Benne't, who introduced himself as constable of the parish, objected to the granting of the license, but could not state that the applicant did not intend to reside in the house. In answer to the Bench, Bennett said he had signed the memoria!, and was himself keeping an inn in the parish. Mr J. P. Jones said Bennett had objected out of selfishness. The Bench unanimously granted the application, stating that they saw no reason whatever for the objec- tion which had been made to it. HAVERFORDWEST PETTY SESSIONS. These sessions were held at the Shire Hall on Thursday, before the Rev. James Philipps, S. Harford, Esq, and James Bowen, Esq. APPLE STEALING. John Evans and James Evans were charged with stealing apples from the garden of William Church, at Merlin's Hill, on the 25th of August. 1 Mr Price appeared for James Evans. Both defendants pleaded not guilty. Mrs Church deposed that between eleven and half-past eleven o'clock on Sunday, the 25th of August, she saw John Evans lying on his stomach on her garden wall, with the apple tree in his hand, and taking off the apples. ¡ She looked at him for a full minute, audthen shouted out 'Thief!' I have caught you at last. She told him not to run, as she knew him, and told him also to take his time, because the wall was high and she was afraid he would fall. There was another boy there, but she could not say who he was. She could not swear to James Evans, but the boy was about his height. William Thomas, of Shut-street, deposed that he was going up Merlin's Hill between eleven and half-past eleven o'clock on Sunday morning, when he heard a rustling of the trees in Mr Church's garden. He took no notice of it, but in a minute afterwards he heard Mrs Church cali out "Thief! I have caught you at last.' He got upon Mr Roberts's wall, and saw John Evans getting off the garden wall, when his loot slipped, and he fell. The defendant got up and ran off. He was about five yards from him, and knew him perfectly. There was another boy there, but be was turning into the wood just as he saw him, and he could not teii who he was. Esther Thomas, of the Milford Road, deposed that she saw John Evans and another boy, whom she did not know, pass her door. She said You seen:) to be in a hurry this morning/and he laughed. About half-past eleven or a. quarter to twelve she waa in Skerry Scant, when she saw John Evans running along the Horse Fair, towards the Green. There was no one with him at that time. William Church deposed that after his return from chapel on Sunday morning, he went to the garden, and saw that apples had been stripped off the tree, and a bough broken. He went into the field, and found five apples, which he believed were taken from his tree. There had been certainly 30 apples taken off tli,, tree that morning, and they were worth 6d. He had lost from 200 to 300 apples altogether in the same way. He did not wisii the defendant to be punished: all he desired was that he should not come near his garden again. that he should not come near his garden again. There being no evidence against James Evans, he was discharged. fhe other defendant said ha was not the boy who robbed the garden, asserting that he was in the Chapel at the time. He heard Jamas Thomas and Scth Owen ask William James to go with them to Mr Church's garden that morning, and he saw them so in the direction of the Merlin's Hill before be went to Chapel. William Owen, aged 12 years, deposed lie went to the defendant's house about eleven, o'clock, and waited there till he had washed and dressed himself. They went then to the Albany Chape!, and remained there till the service concluded. Before they went to the Chape!, they walked to the top of Barn-street, and saw the boys go in the direction of Merlin's Hill. In cross-examination the witness said be was not in Barn-street buying lozenges that morning. He had no lozenges, and a boy named Seth Owen searched his pockets that morning and failed to find any. When/,hey went to the Albany, the sermon was commenced, but they remained till the end. James Thomas deposed that he saw John Evans and the last witness about a quarter to eleven o'clock. They were eating lozenges, but he did not see them buying them, w The defendant said Thomas was one of the boys whom he saw going to Mr Church's garden. The Bench ordered the defendant to be confined in the House of Correction for seven days, and to pay the costs, and in default of payment of costs, to be further impri- soned for seven days. BREACH OF THE PEACE. Martha Evans, mother of the defendant in the preced- ing case, was then charged with using threatening lan- guage towards William Thomas, a witness in support of the charge against her son. The complainant said that on Saturday evening the defendant halloed after him Thief: who stole the apples ? give me 6ne,' and had also sent out her boy to do the same. After the termination of the charge against her son, she said she would owe him a threat' if she bad six months for it. He was uot afraid of her, but he did not wish her to annoy him. The Bench orciered her to be bound over in one surety of ZCIO to be of good behaviour for a month. ILLEGAL REMOVAL OF GOODS. John Jones was charged by Mr Stephen Green with aiding and abetting in the illegal removal of goods. Mr Green applied for an adjournment ior a fortnight. The defendant said that the removing of goods was almost a weekly occurrence with him, aDd he never asked the circumstances of the parties who employed him. The case was adjourned tor a fortnight. WILFUL DAMAGE. James Harries and George Mills were charged with wilfully damaging a boat and oars, the property of Mr Walter H. Reynolds. Mr Price (who appeared for the complainant) asked the Bench to allow the case to be withdrawn on payment of the costs by the defendants. The Bench consented, and the case was adjourned for a fortnight to give the defendants time to pay the costs. DRUNKENNESS. George Summers, of Shut Street, was charged with drunkenness in Dew Street. The defendant (who admitted the offence) was ordered to pay a fine of 5s and costs, and in default of payment in seven days, to be imprisoned for seven days.

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