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Haverfo&dwest POSTAL REGULATIONS

HA VERFORDWEST RIFLE VOLUNTEERS.

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LOCAL INTELLIGENCE.

ROOSE PETTY SESSIONS.

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ROOSE PETTY SESSIONS. These sessions were held at the Shire Hall on Saturday before A. B. Starbuck, Esq, J. P. Jones, Esq, Cant. Child and the Rev P. Phelps, STRAYING ON THE HIGHWAY. John Davies was charged with allowing a horse to stray on the highway at the parish of Steyntou. The defendant did not appear. The Bench fined the defendant 5s and costs. ASSAULT. Richard Walters was charged with assaulting William Gibby. The complainant deposed that he lived at Lawrenny On the llth instant he was going along Merlin's Bridge when be met the defendant, who had insulted him on many previous occasions. He spoke to him about his abusing him, when he came up against him and he øhov. d him off. The defendant then hit him in the back of the head with a stone. The blow cut his head, and stunned him. James Mathias deposed that Gibby went to the de- fendant, and spoke to him about his having previously abused him, and told him that if he wanted to fteht he would fight him. Gibby shoved him off, and Walteis hit him with a stone The defendant said that Gibby struck him, and he threw the stone at him, but did not intend to hit him. He was sorry he had thrown the stone, bat Gibby had com- menced the row by striking him. The Bench dismissed the case. ASSAULTING THE POLICE. William Jenkins, labourer, was charged with assaulting P.C. George Webb, at Neyland, on the 18th of March. The defendant denied the charge. P.C. Webb deposed that at midnight on the 18th of March he received information that a row had occurred at the Commercial Inn, Neyland. On going to the house he saw two men fighting: he told them not to fight, and he was thrown on his back by another man (who had been fined at a former sessions), and the defendant jumped upon his chest with his knees. The defendant cried out, Give it to the After a little while he got up, and the defendant made a rush at him, and he was obliged to draw his staff in self defence. The de- fendant kicked his hat about. The defendant asserted that he went to the assistance of the policeman, and that he did not j imp upon him. The B- ncli lined the defendant 5s and costs, in default of payment, one month's imprisonment. VAGRANCY. Mary Davies, an old woman, who was accompanied by a little girl of about five years old, was charged with vagrancy. A police constable stated that he had found the ,1p- fendant at Spittal iu the middle of the night, iviuc down in the roid. UU"B The defendant said that she camo to Haverfordwest to visit her daughter, and went for a walk towards Spittal, accompanied by the iitsle girl, who was hergranddaughter. The child got tired aud fell asleep, and she was unable to bring her home.. The Bench discharged the defendant.

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