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At Neath, on Monday, Lewis Lewi*! slaugh- ter-man, Swansea, was charged "dh wil- fully travelling on the G.W.R. without hav- ing paid his fare. Mr. ltupert Lewis, of Swansea, prosecuted. Defendant pleaded guilty and said he was «>rry- n- The Mayor Where was he traveling from? wr Mr. Lewris From Port Talbot. Defendant was fined 10s. and costs. At Neath on Monday, James Hobbs, Vic- toria. Inn, and William Townsend, Pendrill- street, were summoned respectively for per. mottling drunkenness and for having been dlraiik Ion iicensed premises. Nfr. Hunter prosecuted, and Mr. David defended. P.S. Davies and P.C. Llewelyn Jones said on January 23rd they found Town-send in tilt inn drunk. He said he oame from Maesteg, whereas he lived at Melinerythan. Mr. David contended the ma.n Townsajid was not drunk, and that the landlord had used every precaution. Townsend had not been supplied wit/h a drink. Townsend told P.S. Davies he came from Maesteg. and this waA true, for lie had formerly lived tihere. Townaaud said tha.t almost immediately, after the sergeant said he was drunk, lie went to Dr. Thomas.- Dr. J. W. Thomas said that Townsend came to his surgery at- 9 p.nt. After conversing with him and putting him through several tests, 'be came to the conclu- sion that Townisend was not drunk- The landlady said Townsend neither called for a. drink nor had one. He seemed to har to be quite sober. Townsend was fined 10s. and costs or 14 days the case against Hobbs "as dasmisseid, there being a doubt. Employes of Upper Forest Tinplate Works. Morriston, met at the TaJfbot Hotel on Satur dav evening, Mr. George Rowe, manager, pre- siding, to make a presentation to Mr. Griffith John, tinman, who has been appointed superintendent of the tinhoue at Melyn Works. Mr. Rowe handed him a silver-mounted Malacca walking-stick, and referred to the honourable connection of Mr. John's father with the works. He said the r. oipieat s vacated position would always be open to him if he desired to return. (Applause). Messrs. Edward Rees and Thomas Rees having read impromptu verse, Messrs. Da.nitl Edwards (assorter), David FisS'er, Hen.ry McTeton. D. B. Hopkins. E. Thomas, Guar- dians W. Benjamin and John Meredith, and Loan. David Harris, all spoke. PRESENTATION TO INSPECTOR JONES At Neath Borough Polloe parade, thi chief constable, on behalf of the force, pre- sented Inspector Jones with a gold-mounted Malacca, walking-stick, and said that every member of the force had willingly subscribed, to commemorate Ink completion of 32 years' service in the Neath force. Inspector Jones had been on several occasions the recipient of presents as rewards for ability as a police- officer, and also of two silver medals for sav- ing Life at a fire. On the 5th ifnst., when the inspector completed 32 years' service, he (the chief constable) also completed seventeen years on the same day.—Inspector Jones suit- ably responded.