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THE INDIAN MUTINIES RELIEF…

. THE INDIAN MUTINY.

« HIGHWAYS AND BYEWAYS."

MR. JOHN FROST AND HIS CHAIRMAN.

. PUBLIC-HOUSES AND THE SABBATH.

OBSTRUCTION OF THE PUBLIC…

REFORMATORY TREATMENT OF JUVENILE…

BANKRUPTS.

INQUEST ON THE BODY OF MR.…

TOWN HALL, NEWPORT.—SATURDAY.

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TOWN HALL, NEWPORT.—SATURDAY. [Magistrates present: The Rev. Thomas Pope and John James, Esq.] AFFILIATION CASE.—Susannah Attwall charged James Stephens with being the father of her illegitimate child. —The case was d smissed. A FRIVOLOUS CHARGE.—William Livans was charged with having on Sunday week, in the parish of Redwick, stolen a shirt belonging to Jonathan Reynolds, a fellow- labourer. It however turned out that Reynolds owed Livans money, which he could not get from him, and he at last took away his shirt.—Discharged. POTATO STEALING.—Henry Cooper and Thomas Sharpe were charged with stealing lOlbs. weight of pota- toes from the grounds of the Rev. Thomas Pope (who on the charge being called on, left the Bench.) P.s! Jonathan Beswick gave evidence in support of the charge. He said that on Monday last he saw the pri- soners near a potato-field belonging to the Rev. Thomas Pope; he crossed the hedge, and on coming up with Sharpe, he searched him, and found potatoes in a hand- kerchief, evidently just dug from the ground he said his companion had bought them for 6J.; took him in charge, and compared the footmarks in the field with Sharpe's shoes, and found them to correspond.-P.C. Henry Ingram said that they acknowledged their guilt to him.—Committed for 14 days, with hard labour. AN hIPOSTER.-Sarah Smith was brought up on a charge of vagrancy, and with pretending to be deaf and dumb, for the purpose of exciting sympathy.-P.C. Trewartha saw prisoner at Tredegar Park, making signs that she was in distress; he told her that he would take her to a medical man for examination could elicit no reply at that time, but at Ebbw-Bridge she spoke; she said that was the first time she had tried on that dodge."—Committed to the House of Correction for one month. A number of jury lists were sworn to by the overseers as being correct. A large number of persons were summoned for neglect- ing to pay the poor-rates. In some cases orders for pay- ment were made, whilst some were excused on the plea of poverty. MONDAY. [Before C. Lyne, Esq., Mayor, and G. Gething, Esq.] DRUNK AND DISORDERLY.—Chas. Collier was charged with being drunk on Saturday. Fined 5s. and costs.- John O'Brien was fined 5a and costs, for being drunk and disorderly on Sunday night, at Pill. ASSAULT.—William Williams, a seaman, was charged with assaulting Sarah Nicholas, beerhouse keeper. He pleaded guilty, and excused himself on the score of drunkenness. Fined 10s. and costs, or one month's im- prisonment. Matthew Francis, was charged by Sarah Francis, his wife, with assaulting her. They have been married only six months. On Friday he did not attend to his work, and his wife sent after him, and found him in a ques- tionable house. He struck her with a poker, and threatened to take her life. Defendant prayed for mercy, and promised he would not do so agtin, when his Wor- ship told him he should not have the opportunity for some time, and sentenced him to one month's hard la- bour, and afterwards to be bound over to keep the peace. Henry Ray, jun., pilot, was charged with assaulting William Reed, a bailiff. Mr. John Cathcart defended the accused. It appeared from Reed's evidence that he was instructed by Messrs. C. Evans & Son, to serve a notice from the Bristol Court of Bankruptcy in the house of Ray, the elder; he got in the bouse, and was pushed outside, and the door was fastened on him. Reed again got in, and then defendant and his mother were there. Defendant then kicked Reed. Ray had since offered compensation. This was denied by the opposite party. -John Stacey, another bailiff, corroborated the evidence of Reed.—William Wheatcroff, a tailor, residing at Pill, said he witnessed the fray, and heatd Reed say that he I would force an entrance into the house; was under the impression that both bailiffs were drunk, and unfit for duty after Reed went in, a noise ensued, glass was broken, a mob congregated, and witness said to Ray, Why don't you go in and protect your father's pro- perty ?" Ray refused to go in a" navvy" went in and brought out both bailiffs; Ray did not touch either of them.-Samuel Boyd proved that Ray did not go into the house at all; he likewise proved that the "navvy" had gone in and brought out both the bailiffs by the hair of the head.—-Joseph Williams gave similar evidence to last witness.—Case dismissed. Daniel Neal, brought up on a warrant for assaulting Ellen Wallace, in August last, was, on the prayer of the prosecutrix, discharged on payment of costs. Caroline Lewis and Frances Grady were brought up on a charge of stealing a coat, at Pillgwenlly, from off one of the trucks. P.S. Wilcox proved the charge. They begged to be forgiven, alleging that they had never before been guilty.-Committed for fourteen days' hard labour.

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