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Ton-Pentre Police Court. Monday.—Before Mr. T. P. Jenkins, Alderman E. H. Davies. Alderman Wm. Morgan, Messrs. W. T. Jones. Enoch Davies, Alderman Richard Lewis, Messrs. J. D. Williams and D. W. Davies. A CONTRITE DEFENDANT. Charges of being drunk and disorderly, refusing to quit, and doing wilful damage to the extent of 10s. were preferred against Dd. Davies, a Pentre collier. D. Richards, landlord of the Dunraven Hotel, Treherbert, said that defendant came to his house on Saturday last at 10.30 p.m. He was in a bad state of drunkenness, and had to be ejected by force. When in the passage, defendant turned round and smashed a plate-glass in the swing door. P.S. Davies said that when defendant was brought to the Police Station, his hand was bleeding very badly. Defendant expressed his contrition, and said he had done it in a temper. A fine of 15s. for being drunk and dis- orderly. and £1 for the damage, were imposed. ABSENTED HIMSELF FROM CAMP. John Richard Davies, a driver in the Pentre Detachment of the Army Service Corps, was sued for t5 owing to failure to attend the annual training of the South Wales Brigade. Sta,ff Sergt.-Major Nerbury gave evi- dence, and said that defendant had not put in a single drill this year. Defendant said that in July he was sentenced to fourteen days' imprisonment for stealing a box of soap at Merthyr, and was thus prevented from attending camp. The case was adjourned for a week. SEASONABLE THEFTS. Joseph Regan, labourer, of no fixied abode, was charged with stealing an over- coat, value the property of David Hughes, 5, Margaret Street, Pentre. Caroline Hughes, prosecutor's mother, said that she saw prisoner running out of the passage of her house with an over- coat on his arm. Witness ran after him, and he ran into a back lane, where he threw the coat down. A second charge of stealing another overcoat, value £-1 12s. 6d., the property of Charles Colwell, 103, High Street Tre- orchy, was preferred against prisoner. Prisoner pleaded guilty to both charges, remarking that he had some drink in him, and was fined RI, or ten days' imprison- ment, in each case. UNDUTIFUL PARENT. Geo. Henry Shirley, Gelli, was charged with neglecting his wife and five children. Mr. Ack Llewellyn, warrant officer, Pontypridd Union, said that defendant's wife and children had been in the Work- house since 15th February. On April 21st defendant was sentenced to two months' imprisonment for the same offence, and on October 10th he was remanded for a month to enable him to make a home for his family, which he had not done. Defendant was sentenced to a month's imprisonment, the committal being sus- pended for a month to enable defendant to provide a home for his family. OBSTRUCTION, The following were fined for obstruc- tion -Thos. Jenkins, Clydach Vale, 10s.; George Gregory, Cwmparc, 20s. David Williams, Cwmparc, 10s. Walter Rich- ards, Cwmparc, 10s. William Jones, Clydach Vale, 20s. Playing football on the highway:-Geo. Morris and Silas Morgan, Gelli, 5s. each. AMATEUR WELSHES. The following were fined for fighting: -John Jones, Treorchy, 20s. William Jones, Treorchy, 15s. Wm. Williams, Clydach Vale, 15s. John Dawson, Cly- dach Vale, 10s. James Ferriday and Evan Beynon, Clydach Vale, 10s. each; Watkin Watkins, Gelli. 10s. Thos. Jones, Gelli, 15s. Llewellyn Davies, Gelli, 20s. Joseph England, Ton, 10s. Geo. Morris, Ton, 15s. DRUNK AND DISORDERLY. Thomas Lloyd, Cwmparc, 10s. James Jones, Pentre, 10s. Thomas Kinsey, Ton, 15s. William Howells, Ton, 15s. Llew. Thomas, Ton, 10s. Thomas Beynon, Tonynandy, 10s. Harding Richards, Clydach Vale, 10s. John Bryant, of no fixed abode, 15s. Henry Evans, Treherbert, 10s. John Ryan, Porth, 15s.

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