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CARDIFF.

NEWPORT.

SWANSEA.

BHYNMA WR.

BLAENRHONDDA. |

BLAENAVON.

BRITON FERRY.

BRIDGEND.

I-I ' CWMAVON.I

CHEPSTOW.

DIN AS ISHAF.

FERRYSIDE.

LIANDILO.

MOUNTAIN ASH.

ATAESTEG.

MONMOUTH.

MEKTHYR.

NEATH.

PONTYPRIDD.

ST. CLEAR'S.

TALGARTH.

TENBY.

TREALANV.

CARDIFF.

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CARDIFF. MONDAY.—(Before Mr. R. O. Jones and Alder. man Daniel Jones.)—A Seaman in Difficulties.— George Ash, a seaman, was charged with smuggling 41bs. of tobacco and two bottles of Florida water, of the single value and duty of £1 6s. Id. Prisoner was given into custody at the Great Western Rail- way Station on Sunday morning for having wil- fully damaged a cushion in one of tho carriages, and when he was at the police-station Police-Con- stable Dyment found 4lbs. of tobacco in his possession and two bottles of Florida water. The prisoner was ordered to pay the amount of the single value, or in default go to gaol for fourteen days. He was then charged with wilfully damaging a cushion in a carriage on the Great Western Rail- way. A witness proved that prisoner was injuring the cushion, and Inspector Hickey, Great Western Railway, stated that the damage done amounted t,) £1. The prisoner was ordered to pay this sum, 6d. fine, and thelcosts, or go to gaol for fourteen days. Board of Trade Prosecution.—C. Gowan, master of the s.s. Lesreaulx, was summoned by the Board of Trade authorities for discharging two seamen on board that vessel otherwise than in the presence of a shipping-master duly appointed under the provisions ot the Merchant Shipping Act, 1854. Mr. Ingledew appeared for the pro- secution,'and Mr. Hancock, fer the defendant- Albert Edward Evans stated that he was deputy- superintendent in charge of the engagement de- partment of the Mercantile Marine Office. On the 10th of July he saw Thornly, au engineer, sign the articles, and on the 10th of October a man named Pepperill signed. On the 29th of December the defendant came to the office and asked for his clearance. Witness saw that two men had been marked off. He charged the defendant with having done this on board ship, and he admitted the offence. Defendant was ordered to pay the mitigated penalty of £2 10s. and costs. Alleged Assault at Canton.—A vourjg man named John Chiplin was charged" with assaulting a. Mrs. Dolbier in PontcanHa, on last Saturday week. Complainant alleged that the prisoner had had a quarrel with her husband, and on the day mentioned he came to the house when the complainant was alone, broke in the front door and the door of the room where she lodged. He seized her by the hair of her head, and beat and kicked her savagely.—The magistrates then heard a case in which William Trout was sum- moned by the same complainant for having assaulted her on the same occasion. Both cases were adjourned till Friday for further evidence. Sunday Drinking.—John Nicholls, old soldier, and Emily Evans, returned convict, were charged with being drunk and disorderly in Bute-terrace on Sunday. Nicholls was ordered to pay 10s. and costs, or go to gaol for seven days with hard labour and the woman was ordered to pay 5s. and costs, or go to gaol for five days with hard labour. —Thomas Flynn was charged with being drunk in Westgate-streeton Sunday. Defendant was ordered to pay 5s. and costs, or go to gfjol for five days with hard labour.—John Brennan was similarly charged, and dealt with in like manner.—Anothoj person was also charged with being drunk, but was not in a fit condition to appear before the magis- trates. In reply to Mr. R. å. Jones. Mr. Heming- way, head-constable, said drunkenness on Sunday was on the increase. TUESDAY.—(Before Alderman Daniel Jones and Mr. J. W. Vachell.)—A Drunken Spree.—Albert Morgan was charged with being drunk at the Infirmary on Monday. The prisoner said he was with two companions. One of them picked him up. carried him on his back, and then let him fall on the pavement. His head was fractured, and he was conveyed to the Infirmary, where his wound was dressed. H9 was afterwards found in the yard by the police. He wat discharged with a caution. Sunday Drinkiny.—George Porter, cabman, was charged with being drunk while in charge of a horse and cab on Sunday evening last. Police- Constable James proved the case, and Police-Con- stable D. Smith gave corroborative evidence; and the defendant, who had appeared in the court be. fore, was ordered to pay 10s. and costs.

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