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PEMBROKE. PEMBROKE BOROUGH PETTY SESSIONS. [Town Hall, Saturday, May 31th, 1868, before H. P. Jones (Mayor). W. Hulm, S. W. Hustler, W. Trewen»f Esqrs, and the Rev n J. H. Thomas ] John Griffiths, a notorious character, was charged by his father, VViliiam Griffiths, town crier, with using threatening language towards him. Th* Bench ordered the defendant to be bound over to keep the peace for six months, himself in j610 and two sureties in £ o each in default of bail he was committed to prison.
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, & DEATHS. Notices of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, should be sent to us in Manuscript, properly authenticated. We cannot under- take to search other papers for these announcements, whicn are frequently found o be incorrectly printed, or turr out to be untrue. BIRTHS. On the 26th inst.. at St. Anne Road, Hakin, the wife of Mr John LL Davies, shipbuilder, 01 a son. On the 21st instant, at 3, Castle Square, Tenby, the wife of Mr George Dundridge WLite, of a son. At Picton Terrace, Saundersfoot, the wife of Mr John James, of a daughter. On the 21st of March, at Erskine Park, Sydney, the wife of James Henry Thomas, Esq., of a son. On the 22nd of May, at the Chestnuts, Godmanches- ter, the wife of the Rev. D. G. Thomas, (Chaplain to Lord de Tabley), of a son. MARRIAGES. On the 31it nit, at St. Mary's church, in this town, (by license) by the Rev. T. Ault, Mr John Beynon, c! >rk to W Davies, E-q, solicitor, to Mary Ann, daughter ot the late Mr Thomas Williams, King's Arms Hotel, Shut- street, in this town. On the 26th inst, at Harroldstone West, by the Rev Francis Thomas, Capt. George Scale, of the Mercantile Service, to Miss Scale, of Harroldstbna Rail, in this county. On the 28th inst, at the Parish Church, Pembroke Dock, by the Rev Dr. Kelly, Inoumbent, assisted by the Rev Or. E. Mac Hugh, M. A Curate, Charles V. S Bennett Esq, surgeon, to Charlotte Elizabeth Taylor, only dau« hter Navy5 'atC Josllua T^'or, Esq, Commander in the Royal On the 24th inst, in St. Catherine's Church, Dublin, (after bann*) by the Rev. J. M. Macdonald, A. Mt brother- in-law to the bride, Prebendary of Lincoln Cathedral, and Incumbent of Holy Trinity CJiurch, Nottingham assisted by the Rev James Quinton, of St. Catherine's' Ku-hard, eldest son of George W. Llewelliu, Esq, of Wllliamston, Pembrokeshire, to Elizabeth Hannah youngest daughter of the late William Carson, E.Q Dublin. DEAlflS On the 30th nit, at the Savings' Bank House, in this town, aged 59 years, Elizabeth, dauehter of the late Mr this Town Perkins, formerly P.C. 0fficer of Customs, of this town. On the 27th inst., at Hakin, very suddenly, Mr David James, ropemaker. On the 26th ultimo, at Abyssinia, of brain fever, Lieutenant J. Morgan, R.E., eldest son of Colonel Evan Morgan, of St Helen's, Swansea. Deeply regretted. On the 29th ult, at Brunswick-street, Swansea, deeplv and deservedly lamented, aged 2o, Clara Louisa, the beloved wife of Mr J. C. Manning, (Carl Morganwg), and eldest daughter ot Mr Thomas Rees, of Skettv Ha 11, near Swansea.
PENDRAGON'S BIOTEIVE is certainly the best remedy known for CONSUMPTION, ASTHMA COUGHS, BitONCHITIS, and all diseases of the Chest and Lungs and is invaluable in oases of Debility. Sold by Chemists, and wholesale only of Pearce & Co Bridge Street, Bristol. HOLLOWAY'S OINTMENT AND PILLS.—Cramps—NeuraMa— Spasms.-These severe nervous affections are h ippily moderated in their intensity and duration by the soothing and purifying powers of these inestimable prepartions. Whether the cramp be in the stomach, leg, or toes, it yields with equal facility to the application of the Ointment; and the recurrence of these dis- disorders is effectually prevented by a course of Holloivay's Pills which so regulate the stomach and bowels that perfect and eas}' degestion is ensured, and spasms avoided. The Ointment srivea local, the Pills general relief. Enlargement of the glands ob- structed or defective circulation are likewise soon corrected by these invaluable preparations, which pnrify and strengthen the blood, andimpart tone to every organ in the body. INTERESTING TO LADIES.—At this season of the year, the important process of bleaching lyid dressing Laces and Linens for Spring and Summer wear commences, we would therefore particularly call the attention of our fair readers to the GLEXFtf LD STARCH, an article of primary importance in the getting up of these articles. The GLENFIEUJ STAKCH is speQiaUg manufactured for family use, and such is its excellence that it is now exclusively used in the Royal Laundry, and Her Maj- esty's Laundress prononnces it to be the finest Starch she ever used. Her Majssty's Lace Dresser says it is the beet she has tried, and it was awarded two Prize Medals for its superiority. The GLENFIELD STARCH is Sold in packets only, by all Grocers, Chandlers &c.
Rr.MARKALE DESTRUCTION OF WASPS -Not long ago a raid was made upon the foxes on the fine old estate of Mr T. F. Brockholes, at Ciaughtcn, near Preston, and large numbers of them were killed. Since then there has been a great slaughter among the wasps. The squire, wishing to prevent or diminish as much as possible the ravages of the wasps during the summer among his fruit, offered a bonus of penny per head for every wasp that was caught and killed within one mile of his residpnee, Claughton Hall. These for the most part would be female wasps which Lad survived the winter,, and were preparing materials for their nests for the pur- pose of depositing their eggs. The children of the tenants and workmen on the estates, hearing of the proffered bonus, rushed forth with ardour, and made a regular raid upon the wasps. In the course of a minth the number of wasps killed was 2,568, for which, at one penny each, the sum of £10 14s has been paid by the squire. The children of one family destroyed 409. and those of another 364. Tha GREAT scandal has been caused in Paris by a young man, who, having placed himself in the box of a confessing priest, and received the confession of his ownjiancee, was so enraged at some of her state- ments that he rushed from his retreat and repudiated her. A proc's verbil has been drawn up against him. FALL OF METEORIC STONES.—MrT. L. Plant, in a letter to the Biimingham Dai'y Post on the thunderstorm of Friday last, saJs :_H There was an extraordinary phenomenon during the deluge of rain. From nine to ten o'clock meteoric stones fell in immense quantities in varioas parts of the town. The size of these stones varied from about one eighth of an inch to three eighths of an inch in length, and about half those dimensions in thick- ness. They resembled in shape broken pieces of Rowley rag3tone. A similar phenomenon visited Birmingham ten years ago. On the 12th of June, 1858, during a severe thunderstorm, there fell a great quantity of meteoric stones, in every respect like those discharged this morning." His Holiness has hit upon a novelty for the benefit of the faithful, and if it be only half as good a thing as it is represented, it must be extremely valuable. It is a little model called an Agnus Dei, is composed of virgin wax, mixed with a small portion of the dust found in the catacombs at Home, and its merits are summed np as follows. It preserves the wearer from sudden death, stills tempests, averts shipwreck, puts out fire, stops all sorts of inundations, and pre- serves mother and infant through all peril." Times must be bad indeed if such a string of blessings fail to bring in good store to the treasury in return for the liberality shown in the distribution. TURNPIKE TRUSTS.—The abstract of the income and expenditure of these trusts, for 1866, was issued on Thursday. The Blue-hook is signed by Sir James Fergusson, and dated 28th February last; thus over three months have been taken in the printing, while the information comes no nearer than eighteen months ago, viz, December, 1866. The clerks to turnpikes are bound to send these accounts into the Home Office by April each year, so, judging by this process of business of the Home Office, it may be assumed that it takes that Government department nine months to classify the details, and her Majesty's printer three months more to print a document of 93 foolscap pages. SERIOUS ACCIDENT AT PRESTON.—On Saturday morning, a little before 11 o'clock, a deplorable acci- dent occurred at the mill of Messrs Horrockses, Miller, and Co, Preston, to a youth named Isaac Ewings. It appeared that Ewings was employed as a lap piecer, and at the time in question was en- deavouring to push a strap of a pully with his foot, when it became eutar.gled between the strap and the wheel, and his K g was drawn down the aperture leading to the room undearneath, and through which the machinery was worked. The accident was observed by a fellow workman, who ran to his as- sistance and succeeded in extricating him before he was dragged into the room below. The pooi fellow was very seriously injured. His right leg was torn off at the knee, and medical aid was obtained as speedily as possible. He was then taken in a cab to the workhouse, and is in a precarious state. ARMY CH APLAINS.- The War Office has laid before the House of Lords a Bill to remedy the difficulty which has arisen with respect to army chaplains. The Bill empowers her Majesty, with the consent of the Bishop, and after notice to the incumbent of the parish and the parson, giving them an opportunity of being heard, to coustitute any camp, barrack, &c, the site whereof belongs to the Crown, a Royal pecu. liar and extra-parochial district. Army chaplains duly appointed may officiate in such a peculiar, and in a consecrated chapel therein, or in a building cer- tified by the Secretary of State to the Bishop to be intended to be used by the forces as an unconsecrated chapel for the purpose of divine worship according to the rites of the Church. The Queen may appoint an Archbishop or Bishop to he dean of the peculiar, and complaints against chaplains touching any offence against the laws ecclesiastical may be referred to such Bishop. THE Pope has issued an edict enjoining devout demeanour and plainer bonnets on the Roman ladies: —" The chief cause of the evil (he says) probably arises from the women who, when they go to church, adorn themselves just as. if they were going to the play- they consult their mirror;" and after referring to the expediency of doing away with this custom, by means of the example of an association of venerable ladies," deems it requisite to remind ladies that if the reserve necessary to the sex is inconsistent with any attempt, in any place what- soever, to attract attention by the glitter of fashion and the eccentric cut of their garments, the desire to please men's eyes being hateful to God, in his temple it becomes an insult to Divinity. Let ladies, therefore, bear in mind the recommendation of St. Paul, and keep their heads and faces closely veiled in church adding this home-thrust, let "them well understand that this recommendation is not to be eluded by turning the veil into a new ornamental head-dress, and veil themselves with decency." THE INSURRECTION IN HAYTI.—The following are the latest accounts from Hayti, as telegraphed to the New York papers :— Havannah, Sunday, May 17.—We have advices from Hayti to the 8th inst. President Salnave escaped from Cape Haytien on the 22nd of April and made his way, at all hazards, to Onaminthe, whence he managed to reach Port-au- Prince. He and General Delorme, who acts as Secretary of State, Interior, War, and Navy, arrested many of the citizens and ordered some to be shot. Numerous murders and robberies had taken place. The stores of six American merchants were robbed by the troops. Salnave threatened to seize the town and burn it to ashes, at the same time he used violent menaces to the foreign consuls. Many Americans had been shot at in their own windows, and had been fotced to seek refuge in the American. consulate. Mr Hollister and his attaches had an interview with President Salnave and General Delorme. They demanded protection, but were received defiantly with threats. The American Minister at once sent a despatch to Havannah for some American men-of-war to go to his assistance. He also sent to Jamaica for a British war steamer, and, in compliance with his request, the British steam gunboat Phoebe had sailed for Port-au-Prince." Havannah, Sunday, May 17. -We have later advices from Port-au-Prince to the 12th inst. The whole country is reported to be in arms against Presi- dent Salnave, excepting Gonaives, Jacmel, and the Cape. Ihe revolution in the north had been suc- cessful under the lead of General Missage L iyet and the Cacos The entire South is now in arms gainst the Government. At Jacrnel the merchants and shopkeepers were closing their stores. The National forces had blockaded Miragoane." Havannah, Monday, May 18—It is reported that President Salnave has taken refuge in Port-au-Prince, and that he reached that city with only 150 men, the balance of his army having deserted. It is said that he has declared that he will burn the city before surren- dering. The latest rumour states that he has been arrested be his own troops and delivered to the Cacos. Ex-President Cabral. of St. Domingo, arrived at St.
HAVERFORDWEST PETTY SESSIONS.
sensibility. I have seen persons insensible from drunken- Bess, and I have seen them vomit; but they rallied ven soon afterwards. Cross-examined by Mr Price I saw Rees about ll o'clock on the following day he was still insensible I -was told by the warder that be had not spoken. Th skin was broken under the left eye. Judging by ap, pearanoes, I don't think the man was very drunk. Anne Phillips deposed I live in Ruther Lane. Abou &ve o'clock on the night of May Fair I was going for Walk, and when near Mr Winlow's house :at Portfield I law two girls with Ree3 and Lewis going before me. Rees turned back, and by Mrs Pugh's I saw several boys. TWJ or three of them were at Rees: Warlow and Jenkins knocked him. Rees was standing up, and I think Warlow took hold of his foot and threw him down. Both kicked him but I don't think Lloyd did oiuch; he was there with them, but I am not certain that he did anything. Some of the boys called out Finish him kill him." They ran away to the Dale R)ad. There were about a dozen boys with them, and they went back towards the Fair. I saw Rees lying in the grip of the hedge quite insensible. Colonel Peel and another gentleman passed by, and Col. Peel sent for doctor. I did not see Rees move at all after he was d.)wn on the ground. He was removed to Mrs Pugh's. I saw them kick him a good many times. This was the evidence,for the prosecution. The Bench said there was no evidence against the ^prisoner Lloyd, and directed him to be discharged from Ictistody. The charge, in the usual form, was then read over to 'the prisoners, to which they pleaded not guilty. Ann Absalom was then called by Mr Price, and was examined in behalf of the prisoners. She deposed I ¡live at Pearson. I was at May Fair. I knew the pri. soner Jenkins: he lives at the adjoining farm of Mullock. laiet Rees in the upper part of the Fair, and he, I, and :atlother girl walked together. I did not invite him to 10 anywhere. We went to the dance, and Jenkins came ( j*fter u9. I did not invite him over. I and the other i8»l went out, and Jenkins came out after us. We went 01 the Oak Inn. and remained there a quarter of an hour. Rees was left in the dance-house. From the Oak ^6 went to the Fair, and met Rees. He told Jenkins "to stand back I saw him shove bis fist against Jenkins, ,%ho said nothing. Be came after us again. I was in the corner shop, but I did not see Rees squaring gainst Jenkins. I did not see Ree3 strike Jenkins by Jara?s Thomas's house. I did not want to go with £ 'ther of them. I went to the corner shop, because 1 ^*<1 business there. Rees was not sober, but be knew ^hat he was doing. I don't know whether I was called at Portfield, but I went back, and saw Rees lying in the grip. lie never spoke. This <was the only evidence adduced in prisonera' behalf. The Bench stated they had resolved to commit the P^ aonors for trial. Mr Price and Mr James asked the Bench to commit we prisoners for trial at the Assizes, in order that they lr4ight have the benefit of the assistance of counsel. The Bench acceded to the request, and the prisoners ^e*"e accordingly committed to take their trial at the Assises. Bail was accepted for their appearance—the prisoners £ 20 each, and two sureties each in the like amount, I; he father and brother of the prisoner Warlow were as bail for him; and John Llewellin, of Slate n and James Llewellin, of Mullock, on behalf of the prisoner Jenkins. THE MILITIA AND THE POLICE. Thomas, a corporal in the Royal Pembroke- Vith Ar,il1 erv Militia, was charged by Supt. Ceoi, ^law'ully aiding Richard Swales to resist P.O. "S™1?6 in the execution of his duty, the said Richard ^aies having been lawfully apprehended, fl Prtce-apjKwe^fcw the cooaplainant, and G. Leader *en appeared for the defendant. 3rr Price, having briefly staled the faots of the case, tal "d P.C. John Simpson, who deposed: The warrant pro- ceed was placed in my hands for execution, signed by "t Harford, who is a magistiate of this town. It directed %e-to apprehend Richard Swales for drunkenness. On I?6 22nd instant I proceeded to execute the warrant, rphard Swales, who is a militiaman, was in plain rj^hesi and it was the day before the militia was dis- E^odied. The warrant was given to Sergeant Major who went away, came hack, and handed the rrant to P.O. Morse, telling him to take the man. apprehended him, and took him away five paces. SStn6 defendant said, 'Dick, don't move a peg ofF the because Sergeant Slate is gone to Captain A number of militiamen came ro'ind us at that 5.0 1 cautioner the defendant, telling him to be careful citiQ he was at, and not to interfere with us in the exe- P.Q n <>f our duty. He shoved up his right hand against Ua^^trse'8 right shoulder. The defendant is a rnili- Maj0t 'I then turned round and sang out for Sergeant- fifO'vn, who (fame down and ordered the men off, toojf hj 03 t0 'eave Swales go with the police. We CroSK to tIie police station. S«rgja e*amined The defendant was in private clothes. is the sergeant of the defendant's com- 'he com men were not under any command, for half ,??Pany were in the Dragon. *he?)"o anr,i,ied The defendant was amongst the crowd the n, rKeant-Major Brown gave the order to us to take Air n awa7- uwen said he might here state what the defendant's Woul(l be to the charge. Sergeant Slate left the Wi e ground, and gave the men in charge of the de- VP nt' wl,° was a corporal in the regiment. The tho nt-Major delivered the order to the police to take 4ieflll8n» but the order was not communicated to the tjj.^dant, who simply obeyed his superior in not letting p^an go until be was ordered to do so. Morse deposed that he was present on the.occasion Cor, to by P.C. Simpson, and that his evidence was o«*t. !C°3S examined: I bad no conversation with Sergeant "<lis 6 Previously to taking the man into custody. He ^J^ted the payment of 2s Gd and Is for conveyance of -bo¡¡¡S He sai,¡ he could not Bee on what ground it 5'd be paid. He made no offer of payment to rae e Part of Swale?. He did not make the offer until Was apprehended and brought down as far as *t0>y Lane. I was present when Sergeant-Major Returned with the warrant, and said we were to 'ho man. The defendant did not say anything to to suppose that he was acting under order?. SHJD 4 S,ale 8ai'J he not like to see a man of llis ''Hi K y iu custody, and that he would pay anything (or Xb:Un°tthen. h for mined '• The conversation about the payment of Snjert0nvey»nce took place before the man was appre- 6 ttia Wben Slttte said he Would pay tbe molJe? for fhi8 n was in custody. » 0Was tlle oase far tlie complainant. %CVen said that 80 far ,rora Ihe Militia offering any i S(W t0 the P°lil;e in the discharge of this or any cl8'r0us ♦ *hey had during their embodiment been always bf > ae 8 render them every facility. The facts of the ih°1ght, Was instructed, were these:-A warrant was lb \l»e "P/or the arrest of a man who was then serving Ur "la> a"d the warrant WAS taken by Sergeant- Hjp1' to kW? t0 commanding officer, who ordered the ,,ancie^ ovcr t0 the civil authorities. In the ^elon s.e,'8eai'1 °f 'he company to which the unH a'd tie wou!^ nieet ihe obligation for the C<l8e "0uld pay the naoney for him He said he 8ivi0nls1Ci,P,'a'r,» dntl left '.he ground for that pur- \6c°iBnn le def^udant (who was a corporal in the oi thny' aild lhe nexl offlcer to him on parade)- \ret*>0v,.rt Me, and telling him to see that Swales was IQ t1:l1\ay is during hi.-absence. While Sergeant Sll\'e r,Reant- v,aj°r Bro" n had brought directions Ski'be roi& the commanding officer that the man tWe«teW'lvere<1 uPi but theso orders were not com- H t|l( l,)e deiend'int, who in what he did simply ^nL^Onld :r ot his superior, and if he had not done .Nth ,^ent i6 !lsen iiahlf 'inder the military law to '"il reiatj (-'0nS!dering the necessity thaie was tha! mil,?"8 K"°d fe^nu^ should exift bftween tbt %y ^here ary atvthoritieo—particulaily in EUverfonl th^^ht h man>' soldiers were quartered, and wher< N«he 'finintp Baicl to be dependent upon the military tNt» "le du?anceofS°od order> he thought it was as J*6ir us w °f-the police to use forbearance and «KSe that1sacti^as dut>' of tl)e military authorit'es in i vHe^e1.(iefen?-nS with 11,0 clvil Powers- 1° "'e presen' A nQt obeyed the orders of hi< superior,' hy Jij think the Bench would punish the de wo0',?1 'avv: ^or not ^°'ns '^atl whicb, had bave rendered him liable to punish- eally in obedience to the commands of his superior fficer, and without the slightest Intent to resist the lolice in the execution ot their duty. Sergeant-Major Brown deposed: On the morning of he 22nd of May, P.C. Morse came to me on the parad rround, and told me he had a warrant for the apprehen- ion of Gunner Swales. He said, 1 must have him.' ] old him be could not take him without the authority ,f the commanding officer. He produced his warrant, md I saw it waf signed by a.msgistrate. I took it to the commanding officer, who gave orders that the man should be handed over to the police. 1 returned to vlorse, and handed the warrant to him, and tdd him to take the man. In about two minutes afterwards I saw a crowd of men round the policemen, and I went up to hem. I asked what the noise was about, and several men said that Sergeant Slate had given orders that the man was not to leave the ground, as he would pay the money for him. I told the mer. that they had nothing to do with that whatever; that I had given the orders to the police to take the man away, and that they must stand back. The men dillpersed at once, and I saw the constables take the man away to the head of Upper Market street. 1 believe that Sergeant Slate was ab-ent then. and the next non-commissioned officer present would have authority. He would bo liable to punish- I ment, under military law, for disabedience of orders. Cross-examined: I should think that Sergeant Slate was aware that I had gone with the warrant to the commanding officer. Sergeant Slate had power to order the man not to be given up until I returned. T was in uniform at the time J did not know that the defendant had received orders from Sergeant Slate, or it would have been my duty to have gone to him and told him to give up the man. Sergt. Slate: I was in command of my battery on the morning of the 22nd of May. There was no officer of my company present. Morse brought me a warrant to arrest one of my men. I saw there was an item of Is for conveyance of the prisoner, and as the prisoner had not been conveyed, I said it was not a proper charge. I told the policeman that I had just as much right to charge a man for an article whichhehad never had, as he bad to charge the man Is for a duty which he had never performed. I said I would pay the money if the shil- ling were struck off. In the meantime the Sergt-liltij r left the ground for the purpose of going to the command- ing officer. I went to get the money, leaving orders with the defendant not to allow the man to go away until I or the Sergt.-Major returned. I was not present when the police arrested the man. I him two in the custody of the police. In cross-examination, the witness said he did not know that the police had any power to arrest a man without the authority of the commanding officer. This was the rase for the defence. The Mayor In this case, the question is whether the defendant William Thooeas, is criminally liable for un- lawfully aiding and inciting Richard Swales to resist Police Constable Morse in the execution of his duty. This is a criminal offence, and it is necessary to show that Thomas intended to act in the way he did at the time of the commission of it, to make him criminally liable. The whole case appears to have resolved itself into a question of motives, and is so compressed into a very narrow compass, as to leave the motives of the de- fendant in this matter extremely doubtful. According to the criminal law of the country, we are bound to give the defendant the benefit of the doubt. We are unable to say upon the faots as presented to us that Thomas did intend to resist unlawfully Police Constable Morse in the execution of his duty. ASSAULT, Captain 0. T. Edwardes was charged with assaulting David Thomas. Mr Price stated that he appeared for the complainant, and that the defendant had made explanations which bad satisfied the complainant, and that with the permis- sion of the Bench the case would be withdrawn. Mr G. L. Owen, in behalf of Capt. Edwardes, aaid he was desirous that the application made by Mr Price should be granted, and that the case should, with the permission of the Bench, be withdrawn. The case was then withdrawn. George Carter wus-charged with an assault arising out of the same affair. Mr Price appeared for the complainant, and Mr G. L. Owen for thedefendant. On the application of both parties, the Bench permitted the withdrawal of the case. EESCUIKO A PRISONER FROM THE POLICE. Charles Jacks and Thomas James were charged with assaulting Thomas Handcock, a special constable, in the execution of his duty, on May Fair day. Mr Price appeared for the complainant. Jacks denied the charge: James did not appear. Thomas Handcock deposed I am a special constable, and was on duty last May Fair day I saw two country boya fighting, and I and Police Constable Morse separated them. In about ten minutes afterwards, I saw them again going to fi^ht, and I caught hold of them, and was bringing one down to the Police Station, when the defendant took him away from me, and I never saw him agtin. Jacks caught hold of me by the cheek, and the other defendant kicked me over the shin. I was in the uniform of the police at the time. The defendants were quite sober: they were mititiamen, and in uniform. Superintendent Cecil deposed that, after the service of the summons, Jacks called upon him, and asked him to forgive him, and enquired why he was summoned more than anyone else. He said that there were others there, who did more than he did. Jacks, in his defence, asserted that he never touched the complainant. There were 2 women holding the man who was in custody, and he removed the women as they were nearly choking him. He thought be acted a manly part in taking the women away, and while he di.l so, the man was removed by other persons. He did not rescue the man at all, or interfere with the constable. Lettice John, of Quay-street, deposed that three men came out of the Bush Inn, and told the constable to leave the man go. One of them caught hold of the oonstable by the heels, and the man escaped out of custody. Jacks did not touch the constable, but she heard him ask him to let the man go. The Mayor said the Bench were of opinion that the case was proved, and it must be fully understood that persons, particularly those who wear the uniform of Her Majesty's soldiers, should not interfere with police offi- cers in the execution of their duty. It was the first time they had been charged with such an offence, and the Bench would not pass a severe sentence upon them. The sentenoe of the Court was that they should pay a fine of Wd and costs, and in default of payment in 14 days, to be imprisoned f, r that peikd with hard labour. DRUNKENNESS AND RIOTCUS CONDUCT. George Summers, of Dew-street, was charged with drunkenness and riotous conduct. The defendant denied the charge. Police Constable Harries deposed that the defendant was drunk and endeavoured to rescue his son from the militia picquet. He struck the sergeant of the picquet in the mouth. Sergt. Bowler, of the Royal Pembrokeshire Militia, (jfposed that the defendant wa.4 drunk. He brought up the picquet in consequence of a row, and he found the defendant's SOil, who was a militiaman, was the cause of it. He took the son in charge, and the defendant tried to rescue him, and s vu-k him in the mouth. P.O. Simpson proved the defendant was drunk, and very munl) exd'cd In reply to the B. Supt. Cecil said that the defendant had been twice previously convicted 'pr similar cfferices. The defendant was ordered to pay a fine of 10d and costs. ASSAULT. Alfred Bevan, was charged with assaulting William John, of North Gate, on the 20th of April. The defendant said that he struck the complainant in elf-defence. William John deposed that he was at the New Inn on the 20th 01 April, when a dispute arose between the 1efendant and himself respecting half a cup of beer. ile took it up and the defendant claimed it. The de- fendant sna'ched the cup out of his hand, and struck 'lim over the eye, breaking the cup with the blow. A >iece of the cup rfmained in the defendant's hand, and je threw it at him, striking him again on the eve. fendant asked him for the cup twice, before he struck him. W. James gave similar testimony. In defendant's behalf, George Bevan deposed that the complainant t)ok the defendant's cup of beer, which had been removed, with another cup, to prevent the complainant getting it. When the defendant asked for it back, the complainant .aid, he would see him —— before be would give it. While he (witness) was endeavouring to persuade the complainant to give it up, he was se zed by the hair, and was struck in the mouth by Thomas Mortimer. The next place he found himself was in the brew house, and he heard the complainant say that the defendant should die that night. He saw no blow struck by the defendant. Philip Williams deposed that the complainant caught hold of his cup first, and then of another; of which he had charge. He asked the daughter of the landlady for his cup of beer, and she told him to go away as he had had enough. Complainant then took defendant's cup, and would not give it back. He did not see any blows struck, but he saw blood on the defendant's face after the affair. This was the caso for the defence. In answer to the Mayor, Supt. Cecil said that the defendant was a respectable man, and with reference to the complainant, said that he held a warrant then for his apprehension. The Bench fined the defendant 10s. and costt, which were ordered to be paid iu 14 days. DRUNKENNESS, &C. John Devote. Thomas Frances, John White, George Evans, James Thomas, and Thomas ltfortimer) were con- victed of drunkenness and severally fined 5i with costs. James Evans was charged with druukenness and riotous conduct, and fined 5i with costs.