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BOROUGH PETTY SESSIONS. These Sessions were held on Monday last, at the Town Hall, before George Cansick, Esq., Mayor, and J. Joseph, Esq. James Phillips and Thomas Price, were sum- moned, charged with being drunk and incapable of managing three horses intrusted to their care, on the 5th of January. Superintendent Lee, deposed, that he saw the two defendants with three horses and a waggon, ou the 5th of January last, they were driving the horses at a furious rate through the town, he sent P.C. Williams to see who they were. P.C. Williams, on being sworn, deposed, that the superintendent sent him to see whose waggon had passed through the town; when he got to Messrs Prothero and Price's wharf he found the o defendants there. Price was much more in- toxicated than Phillips, and was very abusive, Price was not in a fit state to be trusted with the horses he had, and if Phillips was as bad he would have been compelled to detain them. Mr. Rees Parry, of the Black Cock Inn, de- posed, that defendants had brought a load of barley to his malthonse, and as usual, had some beer. Phillips had but very little, as he was not there the whole of the time, and was quite sober. Price was fined Is. and costs, and Phillips dis- missed. David Evans, laborer, of Llanfaes, was summon- ed, charged with being drunk, and iattired in fe- male wearing apparel. Admitted the offence, and was fined 10s. 6d., including costs. Evan Charles, was summoned by Joan Williams, charged with being the father of her illegitimate child. Defendant did not appear. The charge beiug fully proved, their Worships ordered com- plainant be paid 2s. per week. The Court then adjourned until 4 o'olock. J. C Fredericks, Lesee of the Brecon Theatre, charged with being drunk and riotous and assault- ing one of his actors, who appeared before the bench and swore the peace against Mr. Fredericks, who was bound over in his_own recognizance in the sum of X5. On Thursday evening Mr. Fredericks was again brought up in custody, (the Hall being crowded) charged by H. Maybery, Esq., with having stolen from the Theatre certain scenery, the property of Mr. Maybery. Mr. Maybery (much affected) said that it was with very much regret that he appeared before their worships as prosecutor, and had no wish to prosecute even then, provided Mr. Fredericks re- stored the scenery taken away, that he would withdraw from the prosecution, with their Wor- ships permission. Mr. Fredericks asked for an ad- journmeut as his solicitor had gone into the country and not returned. Their Worships said they thought the case had better be proceeded with. Mr. Mayberry then called Supt. Lee, deposed, that the warrant to appre- hend Mr. J. C. Fredericks was given to him on Wednesday, and proceeded to exeoute his duty, he apprehended him at his own lodgings the same night about half past eleven o'clock, he found him under the bed, he at once told him what he was apprehended for, and he said in reply that what he had taken away were his own property, they were three theatrical scenes. John Richards, clerk to Mr. Maybery, and now manager of the Theatre, deposed, that he knew the scenery at the Theatre, previoas to Mr. Fredericks having possession, there is one of them missing. Mr. Maybery informed their Worships that this was the whole of his case. They said that they were of opinion that there was no case made out against Fredericks, and they should set him at liberty on that charge. Mr. Maybery said that he had no wish to carry the case any further, provided the scenery should be restored. This being pro- mised the case was dismissed.







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