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BOROUGH PETTY SESSIONS.

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BOROUGH PETTY SESSIONS. These Sessions were held on Monday last, at the Town Hall, before George Cansick, Esq., inlayor,, James Williams, and Joseph Joseph, Esqrs. Thomas Harris, river watcher, was summoned by P.C Poyntz, charged with being drunk and riotous,' but did not appear. P.C. Williams proved the service of the summons. A warrant was or- dered for his apprehension. William Thomas, bill poster, was summoned for non-payment of costs, in the case of wilful damage by covering bills and taking them down. -Ordered to pay 5s. per week. Mr. T. C. Perks was summoned by Mr. James Hall, assistant overseer for the parish of St. Mary, charged with non-payment of poor rate, amounting to £ l 2s. 4d. Mr. T. B. Bishop, appeared for the parish, and Mr. W. Games for Mr. Perks. The court then adjourned until 4 o'clock. Mr. Hall, assistant overseer, deposed that the rate was made on the 13th of May last, and pro- perty published he applied for the amount due he applied to Mr. Perks himself; Mr. Perks said that he would not pay, because he was not liable, inasmuch as the premises were not occupied. Mrs. Ann Williams, Glamorgan street, deposed that she was engaged as housekeeper at the house where Mr. Armstrong formerly lived Mr. Perks occupied the house at present she had cooked and boiled the kettle for him she made the bed, but she did not know who slept there she boiled the kettle at her own house, she also did the cook- ing at her own house Mr. Perks did eat all that she cooked at his own house. Mr. Hall was re-examined and stated that Mr. Perks called with him and said that if he did not get possession by the 25th, he woulti take posses- sion of everything on the premises. Mr. Perks deposed that he lived at Slwch Villa, he left on the 27th of May Mr. Bass came in possession of Slwch Villa, on the 15th of May he slept at the house on the 29th of May he could not go there in consequence of the tradesmen being there his family came home on Monday last, and it was in his occupation at present it was not in a fit state to be occupied, and his family were away. After a great deal ,of arguing between the advo- cates, Mr. Games contending that his client was not liable to the whole of the rate if he was to a portion of it. Their worships after a short deli- beration, decided that the rate should be appor- tioned from the 29th May, amounting to 18s. 4d. Each to pay their own cost. Eleanor Beavan was summoned by Catherine Watkins, charged with an assault and battery, Mr. T. B. Bishop appeared for the complainaii It. and Mr. W. Games for the defendant. It appeared from the evidence that both parties had been throwing water at each other, and the defendant threw a shovel of hot ashes at complain- ant.—Fined 5s. and cost. Allowed a week to pay. Thomas Harris, river watcher, here appeared, and admitted the charge preferred against him by P.C. Poyntz. Mr. T. B. Bishop appeared for him. P.C. Poyntz deposed that on the night in ques- tion, he heard a great noise in the Boar's head when he got near there he saw Harris come out and another person with him he was making use of very bad language, and bid him (Poyntz) defi- ance the other person did all he could to get him home, and when they got near the house, he stopped and again challenged him (Poyntz.)—Fined £ l and costs, or 14 days imprisonment.

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