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THE" HERALlJ" DIARY.

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OVERDUE BARRY VESSEL SAFE.…

Friday, November 24th, rSgV.

ICONCERT AT LLANCARFAN.

--BILLIARD MATCH AT BARRY…

BARRY SCHOOL BOARD. --

Peterstone Hedging & Ditching…

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BARRY INDECENCY CASE. BREAK-DOWN AT THE ASSIZES. At the Glamorgan County Assizes on Tuesday. John Lavery (36), a seaman, was indicted for unlawfully and feloniously committing a rape upon Rose Heath, at BArry, on the 14th September. Mr Parses prosecuted, and Mr Hugh Jones defended. Kof>e xleath, who is a married woman. al'e<red th*fc she had gone to the Bassett Arms to fetch supper ''eer, unci on returning, prisoner, a str .nger, took the beer from her and threw her down in the public road. No one witnessed th. assault, but a friend of Heath's, named Maud Evan, stated that she saw Rose H ath in an exhausted condition walking away from the scene of the alleged offence. They saw prisoner a few minutes after- wards, and Evans, seeing a policeman standing near, told Heath to give prisoner in charge "for using her so scandalous." Thereupon prisoner was alleged to have said, If yon don't shut up I will serve him the same." In cross-examination Heath admitted that she was recently ebarged with soliciting, but discharged. Evans, who lives with Heath, said she had got out of bed to go and look for complainant, because she knew she would be frightened on the lonely road. Dr Treharne stated that the complaiuant was brought by the polico to his surgery, and the impression he received from the general examination of her was that no violence had beep used towards her. The jury returned a "Not guilty" veidict without calling upon the deft-nee, and the learned Com- mibsioner approved of this course, saying that he could not conceive any jury finding otherwise.

BARRY RAILWAY TRAFFIC RETURNS.