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MERTHYR CHURCH SCHOOLS.

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A Cardiff Tragedy. ..

POLICE BAITING.

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POLICE BAITING. COWARDLY ASSAULT AT LLWYNYPIA. Details of a brutal assault upon P.8. Bowen, Llwynypia, were related to the Ystrad Bench of magistrates on Monday. The defendants were I aac Phillips, blacksmith Owen Thomas, and Edwin Province, colliers, all of Llwynypia. Superintendent Cole conducted the case for the prosecution, and Mr D. W. James, solicitor, Tonvpandv, defended. P.S. Bowen stated that at 11.20 p.m. on Saturday, whilst on duty in plain clothes in Argvle street, be came across two men fight- ing. He separated them and advised them to go home. Province, who was standing near by with his coat off, cried out mind your own busine s," and struck him on the forehead, wounding him Owen Thomas then came on the scene and he and Province held him up against the wall. Thomas clutched hunby the throat with one band and scratched his face with the other. Witness then drew his staff, whereupon Phillips joined in the attack. The latter held his hands while the other men struck bim about the bead and body. Witness's screams for help brought assistance, and P C.'s Jones and Tay- lor assisted in arresting prisoners. Mr James cress-examined the sergeant with the object of showing that he had used the staff upon Province and Thomas's heads. What did you want w th your staff in your plain clothes ?" queried Mr James. P.S. Bowen: I was on the look out for poachers. You bit Province's finger ?—Yes, he put it in my mouth, and I was not going to let him push it down my throat. (Laughter.) He nearly strangled me. Mrs Bowen gave evidence to the effect that she was attracted to the spot by hearing her husband's screams. She tried to pull Phillips away from her husband, and ue told her to go home and mind her own business. She pushed Province away. and he pushed her back Later > in the night Thomas held up a knife, and said he was going to stick into her husband's heart. Rachel Bowen, daughter of P.S. Bowen, said she found her father standing up against tbe j wall with his face covered with blood. Province said he simply went out of his boase, hearing a row, and immediately got near the men. P.S. Bowen struck him on the head with his staff without having received any provoca- tion, and he defended himself. Thomas and Phillips denied having assaulted tion, and he defended himself. Thomas and Phillips denied having assaulted the officer, and explained that they went to the assistance of Province because he was being be. laboured bv Bowen Mr T. P." Jenkins (presiding magistrate) said prisoners had been guilty of a cowardly assault. They would be fined S5 each, and were very lucky in not being sent to gaol.

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