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__n- ABERCYNON POLICE COURT. On Thursday, May 7th, before Mr. R. T. (deputy-stipendiary), Capt. G. A. Evans, and Councillor Griffith Evans. DRUNKS. Albert Williams, Tany- coed street, Penrhiwceiber, 10s and costs; Daniel Michael Sweeney, in Mountain Ash Road, Abercynon, 5s and FIGHTING. James Seldon, Paget Street, and Albert Ball, Abernant Terrace, Ynysybwl, were charged with otetruptmg Windsor Place, Ynysybwl. -The officer said he saw the defendants fighting, and there was a large crowd standing round them. When he ap- proached some friends separated them and took them home.—Defendants had nothing to say, and they were fined 40s and costs each. LANGUAGE.—David Brown, Tynte- town, was summoned for using indecent m Milbourne Defend- ?ot appear, and he was ordered t> pay o.s. and costs.—P.C. Diniwiddv coud not read. She was also hard of hearing, and the constable had to shout the words in her ear. The language could be heard throughout the Court, and there was a general titter.—Fined DS. and costs.—Mary Ann Davies, Ynys- boeth, and Priscilla Jones, Ynysboeth, were also fined as. and costs for inde- cent language. TWO OFFENCES.-Gi-iffith Roberts, io Walsh St., Tyntetown, was sum- moned for not having a dog licence, and for not having a collar on his dog. It was explained that the defendant had been fined in respect of the same dog on March 27th.—He was now fined 25s. for not taking out a licence, and the other charge was dismissed. NO NAME.—James Edwards, 8 Homerton Street, Ynysboeth, was sum- moned for not having an address on his dog's collar.—The defendant handed the collar to the Bench, and it was stated that there was a name on it, but very indistinct.—The defendant was dis- charged with a caution. NEWTOWN LICENSEE SUM- MONED. William Thompson, Col- liers' Arms, Newtown, was summoned for permitting drunkenness and also for supplying a drunken person with intoxicating liquors.—Michael Hawkins, Strand Street, ostler, was charged with j being drunk on licensed premises.— The two cases were heard together, and Mr F. P. Charles defended. — P.S. Downes deposed that at 9.30 p.m. on April 18th, in company with P.C. Ew- ington, he visited the Colliers Arms, and there saw Hawkins asleep in one of the rooms. There was a glass of stout close to him. Witness called the landlady's attention to the man, and she called "Michael" thre times and woke him. She then said, "He was awake when I served him. The landlady as- sisted him on his feet and told him to go home. The landlord said he had had enough and helped him out of the house. —Cross-examined by Mr Charles, wit- ness said he had seen Hawkins walking without the aid of a stick.—P.C. Ewing- ton gave corroborative evidence. — Case proceeding.


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