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IMaltreating a 11 Ifoke."

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I Maltreating a 11 Ifoke." At the Penarth Police Court on Wednesday morn- ing—before Mr Phillip Morel (chairman), and MrW.' L. Morris—Inspector George Edward Allen, of the R.S.P.C.A., summoned John Shier for ill-treating a donkey at Penarth on the last Bank Holiday. According to the Inspector, Shier was not the owner of Neddy, but was whacking him most pitilessly with a stick two and a half feet long and three-quarters of an inch in diameter. For a distance of 100 yards the animal was struck 30 or 40 titnesl and the lad furthermore constantly prodded the "moke" anderthe tail. Numerous complaints had been received from Penarth relative to brutal asinine treatment. The boy was fined 2a 6d inclusive, and the Bench, warned him that if he appeared again on a similar charge he would be severely dealt with.; Mrs Shier, the lad's mother, said that his father bad also chastised him-