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CARDIFF POLICE COUHT.—Monday, Ap^rr/2. [Before Walter Coffin, Esq., Mayor, and K. L. lleece, Esq.] I he court was occupied for some time in signing the tickets of the pensioners. Thomas Blyton, a lad charged with throwing stones in the Bute dock, was reprimanded and discharged. Capt. Donovan preferred a charge against Capt. Hugh Hocking, master of the biig Zoe, of Plymouth, of having entered the Bute dock under sail. The eaplain at first denied the charge, but subsequently partially admitted it; staling, as an excuse, that he was ignorant of the bv-laws, and that this was the first time he had visited Cardiff. Mr. Itecce read the clause from the act of Parliament, wherein it was clearly stated that" vessels entering the dock under sail are liable to be fined." Capt. Donovan said, he preferred the charge merely as an example to others. Fined 4<)s. and costs. henry jJrown and Alfred Richards, two lads, were charg d with havim* stolen a piece of pork from the shop of Mr. Ed. Quelcli, eating-house keeper, Bute-street. Mr. Quclch stated, that having suspicions of the prisoners, he watched them, and saw them enter the shop and take the meat. He followed them and struck Brown, by which he was obliged to drop the pork. He then gave them into custody of the police. Prisoner Brown acknowledged takiii g- the pork, and said that. complainant, struck him several t iinesse, ere) y. the mayor censured Mr. Quclch for taking the law in his own hands, and declined prosecuting, for that reason; but said he might prefer a charge against prisoner if lie chose. Mr. Stockdale, on being asked, said thlt Richards-had been f-cquentlv before the court, and that he had ilO settled place of abode, but slept in the C' lime kilns, lie is about 14 years of age. '1 he mayor, after a short consult- ation with Mr. Recce, sentenced the prisoners to one month's imprisonment with fiiird labour. Mr. Bird appeared for Mr. Quelch. JJcr-id Harris, t young fellow, about 16 years 'of age, was charged with stealing coal. The pi isoner admitted the charge, but said that his mother sent him. His mother begged the mercy of the court, but to no purpose. He was sentenced to be imprisoned for nin • davs. John iyryant, eiia ged with taking away a portion of the wooden railings on the South Wales railway, NN a., fiiied 4('s., and in default of payment was com- mitted to prison. Lewis liees was charged with being in a state of drunkenness, in Smith- street, between two and three, on Thursday morning-. The poõieeman stated Lilat he had been carried out from the Thrre Cranes public-house. Fmeu 5s. The mayor requested the clcrk to make a note of the circumstance against next licensing day. MartI Coffhlen was charged with stealing a piece of pig iron, from Craw- shay's'wharf, on Saturday. Committed for trial at the sessions, at Cow- bridge, on Tuesday. Morgan John, Brulgc-street, shoemaker, was brought up charged with stabbing his wife, between two and three on Sunday morning. Prisoner denied the charge, and said that his wife was in the habit of getting drunk, and abusing him. The wife indignantly denied her husband's statement. Policc-constable Morgan was a pealed to by the husband, who said that he went into the house some time ago, by a noise, when he found the wife and a man named John Mathews, attempting to turn John out. Prisoner stated that he did not. intend to live with her again. The case was dismissed. Police*coustablc James Rogers preferred a charge against Mr. Bond, butcher, Bute-street,.of having used abusive language towards him. Nir. Bond denied the charge, and sdd that he asked Morgan to disperse a mob collected about a number of Greeks, but instead of doing so he turned round and asked him Who are you V' Mr. Bond replied—" One of your masters." Morgan than collared him. Mr. R. Davis, tailor, Bute-street, corroborated Mr. Bond's statement. The mayor severely reprimanded Morgan, and told him that if he had not resigned, he should think it his duty to discharge him from the force. Morgan asked the court to remand the case he said he would bring forward witnesses to substantiate what he said. The court-said the case was dismissed. Daniel Pugh, a young lad, was fined 5s. and reprimanded for driving furiously through the streets. Margaret Klinn complained that Ellon Sullivan used violent language towards hcr. Case disHi8Se(1. A whole family known by the name of Sidell wpre charged with IJa,ing as- saulted Marv Donovan, and putting her in bodily fear. The Bidells were dressed in their best at -ire, and appeared quite imposing Before hearing both sides of the question the court dismissed the case advising complainant to keep away from the Bidells. II m. JiossiUr, charged with assaulting Win. Trebilicox, was fined ins. Several answers to summonses for the street-iate heard, after which the court rose.

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