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Aberdare Police Court. TUESDAY.—Before Sir T. Marchant Williams, Messrs. D. P. Davies, D. W. Jones, Dr. Davies, and Dr. Jonee. EXEMPTION. John Davies, 22, Stag-street, Trecynon, applied for an order to exempt his child from vac-cination.Granted. THRICE INEBRIATED. Three charges of drunkenness in the neighbourhood of Llwydcoed wer" pre- ferred against Evan Rees. He was fined 10s. and costs in each case. Rees wanted time to pay, but the Stipendiary said, a No, no, you may clear off to Klondyks in the meantime." JUVENILE DRIVER IN TROUBLE. Geo. Pulman, Merthyr, a lad, was sum- moned for not looking after his horse, Defendant had previously been fined for heating his horse on another occasion, and he was now let off with a caution. Defendant wept bitterly while in the dock. IN SEARCH OF GAME BEFORE SuNRlSE. Meredith Jones, Wm. Lever, and Wm. Eva.ns, all from kberainan, were charged with trespassing in pursuit of rabbits. The Stipendiary &aid at first that the summonses would be dismissed because the trespassing had not taken place in prohibited hours, but :t. consultation with the Clerk convinced him that the offence was timed before simrise, and defendants were fined 10s. and costs each. DEFECTIVE WEIGHTS. David Evans, Gadlys, was charged with having in his possession two scales un- stamped, four weights unstamped, and four weights that were unjufct. Inspector Wilson said that defendant told him that he had not sent the imple- ments to be verified, and was not aware of the defects. By Mr. W. Thomas: One of the scales was against the seller. The other was used only in the warehouse. Fined 10s. and costs in respect of each of the three charges. CARELESS, NOT DISHONEST. Rachel Brace was charged with having in her possession one machine unstamped, and also inaccurate (against the pur- chaser). The Stipendiary remarked that it was clearly a case of carelessness, and not dishonesty. She was fined 10s and costs in respect of the one offence, and 20s. in respect of the other. Mr. W. Thomas defended in both cases. DRUNKS. Thos. Harris, M. A. Northey, W. Davies (Trecynon), and W. Kedward, 10s. each. "ONE OF THE ORNAMENTS OF ABERDARE." Philip Edwards was charged on the evidence of Sergt. Angus with using in- decent language. Defendant admitted addressing a sul- phurous query to the sergeant, but denied using any H language" towards his wife, as alleged by the officer. He offeI ed to call his wife to confirm his statement and affirm his innocence. Stipendiary: Of course she will not say anything now. She is afraid of you. You look a ferocious sort of husband. You are one of the ornaments of Aber- dare. You ought to take rooms in the Police Station. Modifying his strictures somewhat, the Stipendiary added, HI suppose you are all right when sober. 5s. and costs." SUNDAY TDADING. Two fair Sabbath-breakers were hauled before the Bench in the persons of Daisv Doult and Ellen Hopkins, and were fined the orthodox five shillings. ANTI-EDUCATIONISTS. David Howells, Aberdare; Emily Hughes, Gadlys; George Davies, Tre- cynon; Thos. Williams, Cardiff-road; Ed. Sweet, and Susan Thomas, were all fined for not sending their children to school. ESCAPED THE GALLOWS. Samuel Jones, who appeared to answer a charge of drunkenness, appeared some- what frightened while he repeated the usual apology regarding its being his first appearence, etc. Stipendiary (in a pacifying tone): We are not going to hang you for it. Pay 5s. and costs.

Mr D. A. Thomas, M.P. Criticised.

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