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Iamp Smashing. MAGISTERIAL PROCEEDINGS AT PENARTH. Three young men named respectively Albert JBrockley, David Robson, and Joseph McCann, resid- ing at Grangetown, were summoned before the magis- trates at the Police-corn t last Monday morning for wfilnlly damaging a lamp belonging to the Penarth district. Council to the extent of 2a lid. ? The three defendants were seen by Mr Clode, the landlord of the Merry Harriers, peltirig- stones at a lamp near his house. He ran out after them, but they got a way. Mr E. 1. Evans proved the extent of the damage, and informed the Bench that hundreds of panes of glass were broken every year in the Penarth district, and these were the first persons caught, although, a reward bad been offered. Mr Clode also stated that the glass in 14 lamps had l een completely smashed one night last winter soon In after they were placed there. Defendants were each fined XI and costs, or in de- fault 14 days' imprisonment with hard labour, and ordered to pay the amount of dmage caused.

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