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SWANSEA LABOURER'S CRUELTY. Brynhyfryd Man Gets Six Months Before the Swansea magistrates on Wednes- day afternoon. John Thomas, labourer. 3. New-street, Brynhyfryd. was summoned, at the instance of the X.S.P.C.C.. for neglecting his three children.—Mr. Viner Leeder prose- cuted for the society. Prisoner was unde- fended. Mr. Leeder, introducing the case, said de- fendant had served two periods of imprison- went-one of four months, and one of two months, for the same offence. The wife was a hard-working woman. The last time defendant came out of prison was on May 5, then Inspector Pearce fuuud him work under the Harbour Trust. He worked well for two or three months, then began to get so lazy that his employers had been bound to get rid of him. Meanwhile, the children were starving, and the mother a frail creature, trying her best to get woik to provide food for them. Inspector Pearce, on his first visit, found the three children in the house. The home was poor. but clean. The only food in the house was a, piece of bread. The mother was ill. He left an order for food, on the credit of the Society. The defendant hadn't been there for weeks. The Inspector at first failed to find defendant, who was ultimately ar- rested on a warrant Defendant kept at the work the Inspector had fuond for him for about three months, and then suddenly dis- appeared. The children would have starved had it not been for the society. They were insufficiently clothed. Wm. Price, foreman under the Harbour Trust, said defendant worked with him from May 19 to Aug. 19. but latterly began to be lazy. He was a good workman, and was paid 24s. 9d. a week. Rose Thomas also corroborated. When her husband was at work he used to give her most of his money. The children used to go out and pick cinders she herself had been very ill, and attended to bv Dr. Powell. P.C. Hill arrested the "defendant at house. The children came to him asking him to come. Defendant was drunk, and his wife told him he had taken up a fender to strike her with it. Defendant didn't deny it- P.C. Goad was called. Defendant was sent to prison for six months' hard labour. On the suggestion of Mr. Leeder, )11'. F. H. Glynn Price stated he thought the case of the woman was one calling for immediate reo lief. and he promised to introduce it at the meeting of the Board of Guardians on Thurs- day.

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