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« Porth. THURSDAY.—Before the Stipendiary (Mr J. Ignatius Williams). Mary Anthony and Rebeccah Bowen, married women, residing at Stanley place, Cymmer, have for some time past not been on the most favourable terms, and their petty quarrels re- sulted in their presence at the local police oour They were both represented by legal gentlem-n. Mr Jams Phillips, Pontypridd, defending Bowen, who was summoned by her enemy for assaulting her. Mr Nicholas appeared for Anthony. From the evidence, it appeared that the defendant Bad been making "false aceceartons" against the prosecutrix, alleging, among other things, that her clothes were not paid for, and that her daughter was in possession of a stolen watch. The allegations were, naturally enough, denied. The result of the case was that the parties were ordered to pay the costs. Isaac Horton, fishmonger, Pontygwaith, was fined 10s for being drunk and disorderly at Llewelyn street, Pontygwaith, on the 2nd inst. P.C. Allridge proved the case. Walter Thomas, collier, Tylorstown, was fined 10s for wilfully rlacing his chimney < D fire P.C. Cuff said that he saw flukes tssnm? frcrr. the ohimney on the 3rd inst. The excuse given by his wife was t! at he had no irouev to j ay for cleaning the chimney, and »nd jlaccd pl",r upon the fire to clear the chimney. Joseph Powell, and Isaac Tl:c--i-r. brake- drivers, Porth, were sum -tt- for 1 ly,.ng for hire, whilst not upon the V.">. haTTY gave evidence, and fines of 2s 6d each were im- posed. Thomas Lewis, collier boy, Maerdy, was sum- moned for stealing a piece of timber, valued 3d., the property of the Maerdy Colliery Com- pany. On the 13th inst., P.S. Jenkins observed the defendant proceeding from the tip with the stolen property in his possession. The colliery company did not wish to press the charge. De- fendant said he found the timber when excavat- ing the tip for coal. He was discharged. Gwilym Thomas, collier, Penrhiwceiber, and John Collins, David Evans, and Thomas Thomas colliers, Penygraig, were charged with being upon licensed premises on Sunday. On the 7th inst., P.S. Edwards saw the defendants in the bar of the Graigddu Inn, Dinas, drinking beer. They were fined 10s each. Sarah Jane Scott, Penygraig, summoned Maggie Smith, of the same place, for an assault on the 9th Inst. Defendant was bound over to keep the peace. Arnold Alexander, sailor, of no fixed abode, against whom several previous convictions were recorded, was sentenced te three months' im- prisonment for stealing a pair of boots on the 16th inst. from the shop of Mr Christopher Kin- sey, Treorky. The prosecutor's wife saw the defendant going from the shop hurriedly. When apprehended by P.C. Cole that evening, the boots were found upon the defendant, who said that he found them at Upper Boat. The Sti- pendiary advised him to stay on the sea.


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