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RHYL COUNTY COURT. FURTHER HEARING OF THE PROPERTY DISPUTE CASE. QUESTION OF A FATHER'S LIABILITY. This court was held on Friday, before His Honour Judge Moss. THE JUDGE AND JUDGMENT SUMMONSES. During the hearing of the judgment sum- monses, the Judge remarked that he could not oommit debtors unless he had absolute evidence that such persons were able to pay and would not do so. It seemed to him that some people had the idea that debtors were sent to prison be- cause they did not pay the debt, whereas they wore sent for disobeying the order of the oourt, he being satisfied that they were able to pay and would not do so after he had made an order. ADMINISTRATION ORDERS. Several applications came before the Judge for extending the time for payment and for alter- ing administration orders. His Honour pointed out that he would insist upon orders made by him in administration applications being ad- hered to. He was not disposed, unles3 there were special oircumstanoes, to vary the orders. A LANDORD'S CLAIM FOR RENT. His Honour was occupied for a considerable time in hearing a case in which the plaintiff was Mr Llew. B. Evans, brickmaker, Rhyl (who waa represented by Mr Daniel Evans), and the de- fendant was a painter named David Jones, who formerly lived in one of the plaintiff's cottages at Tynewydd-terrace. The plaintiff claimed for £ 3 10s 6d rent due, and the defendant counter- claimed for £ 2 10s for painting work done. The Defendant contended that he only owed about 16s 6d rent, and said that when he worked for the plaintiff the rent was deducted from his wages each week. Mr Daniel Evans denied this, and said that the rent was never stopped out of wages, as that would be illegal. What was done was this: the defendant received his money in the office, and would then sometimes hand back the rent to the clerk. He submitted that the defendant had been paid for all the work he had done, and that the charge he made for painting the house in which he lived was not a proper one, and that any painting he did was on his own responsibility. As a matter of fact the de- fendant grained the doors of his house, and be- cause the plaintiff would not allow him 7s 6d each for the doors he painted out the graining before he left. The Judge said that was not a nice thing to do, and asked defendant why he did so. Defendant replied that he wanted to leave the house as he found it. Evidence was called in support of the conten- tion that defendant had been paid for all the work he was authorised to do, and the time- keeper said he had seen the defendant pay rent out of his wages. The Judge said he would allow defendant 10s • for tha painting he had done inside the house, al and so gave judgment for plaintiff for 23 Os 6d. SIMILARITY OF NAMES. In the case of a dispute between a draper and a family named Evans from Victoria-road, Rhyl, considerable amusement was caused by the difficulty the parties had in ascertaining who was the real defendant, and the bailiff said that the grandfather, father, and son's names were all "John Evans," so that there was a difficulty in knowing who to serve. The Grandmother said her grandson had been summoned, whereas it was her son who owed the money, so she believed. The matter was adjourned to find the proper defendant. A LLANDDULAS CASE. Mr E. A. Crabbe applied for the reinstatement of a committal order against Mra Hannah Ro- berts, of Maes y Don, Llanddulas, upon the ground that it had been set aside on the applica- tion of the defendant in his absence, she alleging that she was in receipt of parish relief. Mr Crabbe said the amount of the debt was P,9 Is 9d for boots. Judgment was obtained against her in 1906, and since that time she had oniy paid 9s. In September, 1907, an order was made against her under a judgment summonses for 2s 6d per week, with a committal, but when he was not present she had applied to the court to suspend the committal as she said she was in receipt of parish relief. That, he contended, was inaccurate. As a matter of fact the de- fendant lived in a four or five-roomed house at Llanddulas, and it was well furnished. She lived near the shore, and last season she had visitors for about six weeks. She also had two som living with her who were in good situa- tiom. The defendant was cross-examined by Mt Crabbe, and denied that she had had many visitors this summer. She also denied that she had had her husband's life insured for £200, and that the policy was deposited to secure the furniture. The furniture belonged to her son, I who bought it before hi3 father died, as he meant to get married, but he lived with her afterwards. She did not have anything after her father's death other than the club money. The Judge said he would make a freSh order for payment of 2s 6d per month. THE PAYMENT OF COMPENSATION MONEY. An application waa made to the court for an increased allowance to Mrs Louisa Emily Wil- liams, Rhyl, whose husband had been killed, and in respect of whose death Mr Llew. B. Evans had paid compensation money into the court under the Workmen's Compensation Act. It was stated that the applicant was receivig 10il per week for the support of her children from the money in court, and she now asked for JE1 during the winter. The Judge said the applicant must remember that the money would not last for ever, and if he allowed her 21 per week there would be nothing left for the children in about two years. The applicant pleaded hard for J61 per week, and said she would rather go without money in the summer if she could have more in the winter, as she could earn money in fine weather. The Judge said he would allow the applicant 153 per week from November to the end of April, but after that she must come to him again; nothing would be paid her after April without his order. A MILK RETAILER AND HIS CUSTOMERS. Mr Edward Lloyd, Bryn-y-Wal, Rhuddlan, was the plaintiff in cases against several de- fendants for milk supplied. The cases had been referred to the Judge by the registrar from the previous court. In the first case called the claim was for Ll 1&1 6d, but defendant said she did not owe any- thing like the amount. His Honour adjourned the case for plaintiff to produce his day-book. In another case, in which the claim was 15s lOd, the defendant, who disputed liability was ordered I to pay Is per month. In another case where 2s 4d was claimed, the Judge said that in the absence of the plaintiff's

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RHYL COUNTY COURT. --