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Rkadda Police Intelligence, I MoNBAY.—Bpfare Mr Ignatius Williams, Stipen- diary Magistrate, and Mr John Daviea, Bryc. fedwen. STEALING COAL AT BLA ENPE(ONT)DA.- David Johnson and John Jones were charged with taking coal from the Blaeurhondda Colliery.-P.C. Demaid said he saw defendants take a lamp of coal each off the tram and carry it from the yard. Followed them, and asked them where were they carrying the coal to, They replied th*t they had no coal in the house. Took them to the manager, who ordered a prosecu- tion. Defendants worked at the colliery.—Superin- tendent Matthews said both defendants are of good character and were hard working men.-Case was dismissed. DAMAGE AT BLAENCWM.—John Lewis and William James, aged 15 and 10 years respectively, were charged with doing wilful damage.—Mr D. Rosser appeared for the defence.—George Raes, Blaenycwin, said on 2nd inst. he saw James break a window with a catapult. He broke three panes in Top-row. De- fendant was about three yards from the windows. He asked witness if he would do the same, and he said "no."—P C. Demaid said on the 2nd inst. he heard a pane of glass breaking, and saw Lewis run- ning away. Defendant admitted smashing three panes in a other house. Lewis said he broke one pane.—Lewis was ordered to pay 2s 6d, and James was discharged. BASTARDY ARREARS AT TKEALAW.—John Watkins was charged with this offence.-Mr Rosser appeared for the defence.—Mary Jane Lawrence said she ob- tained the order on 28th October last. Defendant o vus her 13 Teeks. She had received X-3 14s alto- gether. It appeared that defendant had paid JEl 15s before swearing the child, and this she elaimed as expenses.—Mr Porcher said no order was made for payment of expenses.—Dismissed. STEALING AT TYHEWYDD.—Mary Davios and Let- tuce John son were charged with stealing coal.-P.C. Francis said about three in the evening of the 17th inst., he saw defendant in the Rhondda Merthyr Col- liery picking coal. On seeing him they threw down thecoal and ran away. Davies said We were not stealing coal. The little boys were playing with it; besides, it is only brass." They had 561bs each. They had no right on the siding.-Gardi..r Graver, trimmer, said they had no right to be there. He had ordered them away on previous occasions. It was brass, no good to anybody. People are allowed on certain days to go on the tip, but not on the sidings. It is a very dangerous place for people to go to.—Dis- missed. DRUNK AT YNYSHIR.—David Hawkins was charged with being drank.—P.C. Williams said that at half- past 12 on the 13th inst. he saw defendant at Perth drunk and fighting.—Fined 5s. DRUNK AT THEORXY.—Edwin Watts was charged with being drunk.-P.C. Hurford said at a quarter past 11 on the night of the 13th inst., he saw defen- dant drank, with his hat eff, and creating a distur- bance.—Fined 5s. 3LBEPIHG OUT AT PENYGJUIG.—William Jones, a boy, was charged by P.C. Lewis with this offence. Yesterday morning he found defendant sleeping under the boiler at Penygraig colliery. Ann Rees, mother of defendant, but married a second time, said he would not work, or, if he does for a day or two, he then goes off.—Sergeant Price said he is a very bad boy. Some time ago his mother bought him a suit of clothes, and he went sleeping cut and spoiled his elothes. He had been sleeping out for a long time. There was also a charge of stealing 2s against defen- dant, but Superintendent Matthews said the witness, who was not present, was another bad boy like defen- dant.—His Worship 3aid he must either go home ani work or go to goal.—Defendant said 8he would go home.—Adjourned for a fortnight on his gooa be- haviour. BASTARDY AT TKBALAW.—Charles Trolley was sum- moned to show cause why he should not be ordered to pay towards the aspport of the illegitimate child of Margaret Reynolds. They had been courting for four years. Defendant admitted the paternity, but said he had a serious accident last July and had not been able to work since. It was probable he would have to go to Guy's Hospital.—Te pay 20s expenses, costs, and 3s a week. ASSAULT AT TKKOBKY.—Joseph J. Townseod was charged with assaulting a policeman and with being drllnk.- P.C. Francis said he saw defendant at Bute- street, Treorky at a quarter past 11 last Saturday night very drunk and using bad language.. Asked him his name, and he said he had no b- name. The moment he put his hand on his collar defendant tripped him up. He. afterwards said I did not know you were a policeman or I woulij not have done it. I thought it was my blltty.In reply to the Bench, the constable said it was light from the shop lamps and he was in front of defendant. Defendant bad beeu to ssa until twb months ago and in his dis- charge he had a good character given him.—Defen- dant was fined 20s. ASSAULTING A POLICEMAN AT PONTYPRIDD.—David Jones was charged with this offence.—P.C. John Evans said be was on duty on the railway platform last night at a few minutes past five. Defendant came and struck him a blow on the chest, and said "I'll knock your head off." The blow caused him to fall against the carriages. Defendant lives at Mardy. 'o He was in drink, but not drunk. At the police-station he said It was my foolishness; you were in my way."—Fined 10s. AssAULT AT PONTYPRIDD.—Jonah and Esther Jones were charged with assault.—Rachel Currey said she had occupied rooms at defendant's house. They told her to go. Jonah Jones told her husband to take his b- trapaa.way. He knocked her against a cup- board and broke a plate. She took up a basin and Esther Jones then came and struck her. This took place on the 13th, the date when her notice to leave expired.—Polly Masters eaid on the 15th inst Mrs Jones threatened te hit complainant with a brush.— To pay 7s 6d eaeh. ASSAULT AT PMTMoxDDA.—Mary Lewis was charged with asMnlt.—E!leo Issitt said on the 10th instant defendant's daughter and her daughter were quarrelling en their way heme from school. Defen- dant' told her aon to go and beat <!omplainant's daughter. He did beat her, as also did the defendant She (complainant) went to prevent her, and defendant assaulted her. trying to choke her.—Margretta Roberts said defendant's son pushed complainant's daughter. She struck him in the face then and ran away. The lad ran after her. Defendant followed, and then she seised hold o* complainant. Guess SUMMONS.—Mary Lewis said her boy went to Isaitt's daughter and asked why she beat his sister. She gave him a slap in the face and ran away. Mrs Issitt ran after her daughter, bat aaught her boy and beat him as much as (the could.—Mary Lewis was ordered to pay 5s and costs, and the cross-summons to be dismissed. ANOTHER ASSAULT At BLAENRHONDDA.—EH«n Issitt was charged with an nnproveked assault by striking Louisa Haynes, knocking her into a ditch.—Pined 20s and costs. ASSAULT AT YSTRAD.-Ellen Williams was charged with assaulting Louisa Smith, who said delendant came iuto her hoa9e, and, without saying a word, stcuck her in the face, making the blood spirt out. Defendant had threatened to kill her.—John Davies, timbermau, corroborated the evidence, and said that defendant came in and struck Mrs. Smith. Defen- dant left, but forced her way in Again and threatened Mrs Smith.—To pay the costs, 199 SURETIES AT THISAL VW.—Mary Harris was called to low why she should not be bound over to keep the peace,—Mary Aun Flicks said she had appeared rJ,gf1.illst defealdaal in the courtilome time ago, and on the 13th defendant said You shan't go against any body again for I'll drag your inside out." She is afraid of her.—Mary Ann Collins said defendant was standing on her door and as Mrs Flicker passed de- fendant spit in her faec.—Bouno over to keep the peace and to pay costs. DRUNK AT TJBBHZK.KERT.—Jonah Herbert, charged by P.C. Francis with being drunk on the night of the (»t>i inst, and making a great liaise, was fined 98 and oosts. DAMAGE AT FSRHDALB.—Michael C&lnon, Femdale was charged with, doing damage amounting to 1711 6d. —John Stone said that the defeadent, came to his 'iouse drunk on Saturday last and asked to ceme in. Refused at first, but afterwards let him come in. There was sotue food on a table and he kicked the table ova*, breaking it, also breaking four cups and saucers, jugs, aad other crockery. Also he smashed a. chair and a lock on the door, aad also four panes of glass in the window.—Defendant was fined Is, 15s damage and coats, or fourteen days' imprisonment with hard labour.

MOUNTAIN ASH LOCAL BOARD.

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