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PONTYPRIDD DISTRICT COUNCIL.

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Llantrisant

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Llantrisant FRIDAY. Before Mr Evan John, Mr P. J. Dunn, and Mr Sam Evans. Lewis Evans, labourer, Llantrisant., was sum- moned for assaulting a little boy named Robert Hopkins, Llantrisant, on the 12th inst. William Hopkins, father of the lad, stated that about. four o'clock on the day in question, while in the house, he heard some shouting. On going outside ho saw the defendant in a field "hammering his son on the head with his fists. Witness's wife picked up a stono and threw it at the defendant, who then picked up a large stone, weighing about 14 pound, and threw it at her. Defendant said he would kill the d—, but he gave no reason for it. Mr Evan John remarked that there was no wonder the boys were beaten, as there was So much trspassing going on in that field. Mr Ellis Williams corroborated, and added that a number of lads, who were being chased by the defendant, escaped through the hedge. Hopkins, who was the last, was pulled back by the. defendant, whose temper, she thought, had risen a little, and he had his revenge upon the boy. Sunliar evidence was given by Jenkin Davies. Defendant said that alarge number of boy-, were trespassing in the field, and pulling hay about. He shouted to them "hundreds of times" to go away, but they refused. He then chased them, and on catching young Hopkins gave him a few "slaps" with the palm of his hand. This statement was supported by a man named Thomas Evans. The case was dismissed Mi- Evan John remarking that the boy had no business in the field. John J. Jones, striker, Tonyrefail, was sum. moned for being drunk and disorderly on the 10th inst. P.C. Phillips proved the case, and added that the defendant adopted a very offen- sive attitude towards him. A fino of 10s was imposed. For driving without light on the 3rd inst. Charles Locke, greengrocer, Castle Munys, was fined 5s, the case being proved by P.C. Phillips. For a similar offence committed on the 2nd July Emma Gardner, Llantrisant, was, on the evidence of P.C. Phillips, fined 5s. Howell Williams, farmer, Llanliarran, was charged with a similar offence, but the case was dismissed. Evan Williams, labourer, Llantw.6, was seen by P.C. David Davies driving without lights on the 12th, and was now fined 5s John Fry, haulier, Cilfynydd, was in charge of a waggon, to which were attached two horsea OJ1 the 12th July. Fry was seated on the top of the waggon, and had no reins to either horse wherewith to lead them. P.C. David Davies saw him, and imparted this little secret t othe magistrates, who promptly fined Fry 5s.

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