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TOWN-HALL, NEWPORT.—FRIDAY. BOROUGH POLICE. giatrates-HENlty SHEPPARD, Esq, Mayor, Wm. t. JENKINS, Esq., and E.J. PHILLIPS, Esq.] •hotnaB Edwards and Catherine Edwards, charged feloniously receiving a watch from Mary Ann An- IOn, were discharged. r, olln Ball was fined 20s. and costs, or to be imprisoned month, for assaulting W. James Walton, ^•ard Thomas was fined Is., with 7s. 6d. costs, for Iting Elizabeth Snowdon. jlliarn Anstey was ordered to pay £1 Os. 6d., wages to William Davis, with 8s. 6c. costs. rlf!8 Clark was summoned for assaulting William Case dismissed, complainant to pay costs. COUNTY POLICE.—SATURDAY. [Before Rev. T. POPE and J. LEWIS, Esq. ttLING SPURIOUS RINGs.-Mary and Elizabeth Gor. *ere charged with obtaining money under false ^Ocea, from Mary Ann Aphin. Mary Gorden sold deeper and two earrings to complainant, representing .to be gold, whereas they were of a most common ^Ption. They were taken to Mr. Latch's, jeweller, *Port, and he said they were worth 3J. Detective r Curtis apprehended the two prisoners at a lodging- in Fotbergill-street. He called the two prisoners ^•ir mother into a small room, and told them to pull '1 they had in their pockets. They had about a J11 pair of earrings, several brooches, and a ring. them were gold. Mrs. Huxtable proved that j^Onday, the prisoner Mary Goiden came to her house buffered 'to sell her a ring for 33., representing it to be Witness, however, was quite satisfied the ring bot genuine, and she did not buy it. Alfred Hux- e saw the same prisoner seli a ring on the Pill road. illatnagistrates decided that there was no evidence ft Elizabeth Gorden, but Mary was committed for '■toes Martin, Magor, was charged with keeping his i 'house open at improper hours. P.C. Hopkins said ft new house and badly conducted. Fined £ 1 and 1\11_. ¡"y WAY TO SERVE SUMMONSES.—A young man Harris, fro in Cardiff, appeared in the Court in to a summons charging him with committing a J4nce on the South Wales Railway. Superintendent the magistrates he was not the man—it was j/V Harris, whos« christian name was Charles, who fitted the offence; the summons bad been served "ron" man. This was felt to be a hardship by I'^oetnt0Harris, and be made the following state- j The policeman came to his workshop, and asked 6 y°ung man named Harris was there. He was *n- the affirmative, and Harris was called down. polieeman (No. 61) said, is your name Harris, and S said it was Joshua Harris." He then served lemons upon him, although he was told that the j 8 ttau knew nothing whatever about it. j.1*1* policeman, you know all about it." The Lean's version of the story was, that the young man wu- Summons saying, give roe the summons. jl it is that he came to the police court, and obtained /kjl^reag JQJ- the loss of time the officer's blunder -r^ed. ij. BOROUGH POLICE.—MONDAY. Ito 11. SHEPPARD, Esq., Mayor, Alderman EVANS, and — IIOMFRAY, Esq.] L Poole was fined 2s. 6d. for being drunk and wS? • Levett was summoned by William Wilkins, 3k » for £ 1 18s. 8d. wages. The affair was settled returning to bis ship. Jfi^l Crowley, a lad, was charged with trespassing it I Premises of the South Wales Railway. The tad in?9 ot a number who, according to the inspector, MM the station, and he was fined 10s. and costs or Hard labour. Collier was fined os. and costs for leaving JW?°°r open on his premises ia Dock-street. Daly was charged with assaulting a lad named attn'tane. Mr. Charles Hopkins said he saw prisoner •"err b°y in the head- rhe lad hi,B8elf said some £ ie Ss were calling out cobbler," when the prisoner ►J1!* to him and knocked him down and kicked him. tbe boy had aggravated him by calling after £ German Ev«ns told Daly it was to be hoped he (w^Ved his own children as he did the complainant. 30s. and costs, or one month's hard labour. /VCt:tNO DRAINS WITH THE SEWERS.-HEAVY PENALTY. Hi-0- W. Lovell was charged with causing a sewer b*'11 to empty itself into the sewer of the Local Board without the consent of the said Board having fii Gained. The prosecution was made under the of the Public Health Act, (1848).—Mr. Ce IItt, who prosecuted, briefly detailed the circum- §V of the case, which are lully brought out in the RV^ evidence :-Inspector Williams Some time IL ^culated in the neighbourhood of Mr. Lovell s forbidding the connection of drains into the 041 Bewer, without leave of the Hoard of Health. L edOesday last I was down by Mr. Lovell's saw *ith Mr. Williams and the contractor's agent. Gained Shee was at work opening a hole into the Mr Lovell followed them, and Mr. A. Williams hir .Who jave you authority to connect with that l,i', Mr. Lovell replied Ellis, your man." Ellis W)t gave you no authority to go into that sewer—I you meant the sewer at the back of the premises. I»j.l"iams told Mr. Lovell not to go on any further, Ik he must employ the contractor. Mr. Lovell P t.»? »hould not employ the contractor—he had had <>r aeen enough of him, and added he should go i« I. tlie work. Mr. Williams then warned him that b« should summous him. The work was gone notwithstanding this intimation.—By Alderman ll> I he sewer was not broken into, only connected Cross-examined by Mr. Lovell: I don't know Jlja Williams went with me. I havn t seen Air. \)y your promises three times iu two H The work was not improperly done as far as concerned. I have heard complaints about the i> sewerage works.—Mr. Lovell here stated that in asking the question was to show that H 'holas was not a fit man to employ. His ,Al,Ns done in a beastly manner, George Shee, r> Prove(* that he was engaged by Mr. Lovell \\t a connection vith the sewer of a drain. t Under the direction of Mr. Lovell's engineer. f j.^id pipes down before.—Cross-examined There k| ,0ulty in laying down pipes. Mr. Phillips's pipes 113 ex i- j Si L d down so ivell as mine.—James Ellis, ex i- y Mr. Lovell: I was employed as inspector of 4fr. Williams is my employer. I shan't say I get. You told me I was going to commence t Ttt 11 diJ not tell Mr. Williams that, He was ad ;{r. Lovell He's very often absent.—Witness y opportunity to tell Mr. Williams.—Mr. Lovell and examined John Nutty, who said I was j A by Glynn to lay down pipes to the new reser- K 1 assisted to lay them down. I have laid down 'Pes before, and thoroughly understand the work. V l'¡\,eH considered that he told Ellis distinctly that \e,1(^d laying the pipes down, and had he told Mr. $the lieiich would not have been troubled with I Si • He had no wish to violate the law, and having XHce to Williams, he considered that he had done '• \t*as required.—Alderman Evans said he had had r. *1 the Inspector to discontinue the work, but he »\i11 With it notwithstanding. Ellis's authority was V overruled by Mr. Williams, who warned Mr. 1 gainst the proceeding.—Mr. Fox said the section f>t rendered it necessary that a written permia- V^a be had from the Board of Health, belore any SNB opened into the sewer-It appeared that the Kalty the Act authorised was £ 0, and the ma- tfa had no power to mitigate it.-—Alderman Evans Very severe penalty, Mr. Woo lett. Do you press 'C^nch to inflict it ?—Mr. Woollett: I must. 1 he 5 r* is set at defiance and if people are allowed to 6 *>0b it will be impossible to hold the contractor w the Mayer suggested to Mr. Woollett that as C lhe first case, Mr. Lovell rpight be absolved on V1 of costs. This could only bo done by an fSt, and if Mr. Woollett insisted on a convio- bMt>Ust, of course, be ordered.—Mr. Woollett said SV1 his duty to press the conviction — 1 he rnagis- J1) 1 ordered a conviction and penalty ot £ 0 and Lovell said he should appeai against the WEDNESDAY. HENRY SHEPPARD, Esq., Mayor; G. » and A'derDian HOMFKAY.J r[S|h''one% brought up on a charge of stealing coal 'tiSr 0 Ann Morgan, of the Skinners'Arms, was DO 0,IE appearing to press the case. v Bell, a drunken and disorderly woman, was remanded till Friday, to give her an opportunity to leave the town. Abraham James was summoned by Owen Ford for 10s. 2d. wages. Case dismissed. John James pleaded guilty to leaving his wife charge- able to the parish, but said she got rid of his things in order to obtain drink. Mr. Salter having stated that he advanced the woman 3s., and that the defendant was quite capable of supporting her, an adjournment for a week took place.

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