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MOLD. PETTY SESSIONS. MONDAV.—Before J. Scott-Bank* (chairman) W H. Gladstone, E q., M.P E. Thompson, Esq. A'. F. Jones, Esq., and P. B. Bud licom, E-q. DRUNXKNWESS.—Tiiomas Bennett, collier, Buckley tiaed 20s and costs or 14 days' imprisonment for being drunk and disorderly at midnight on August 12 Robert Jones for a similar offence was fined' 10s and costs.—Rowland Jones, labourer, was charged with being drunk and refusing to quit tin White Lion Inn," Mold on rhe previous Saturday niiiht. The laadlord sid he was so drunk that he refund to serve him. Fined 20s and STEALIXO OOAL,-Eh t Rowlands, a middle-age^ married woman, and Richard Jones, a lad aged about eleven years, were charged vuth stealing coal, the pro- perty of the Padeswood Unite'd Coal and Canal Company (Limited). Mr Williams, solicitor, appeared on behalf of the prosecution. Mr Matthew Robinson, manager of the company, stated that he saw the defendants about five O'CIOCK oa the evening of the 25th August takillg two buckets of coal from i aiding belonging to the companv. The inagis-rates ordered the womon to be imprisoned for a weok aud the boy to receive six strokes from a birch- rod. StHOOL BOARD PROSECUTION'S.— Robert Hughes labourer, Bromfield-row; Charles Bassoct, labourer,' Bromfield-row a.nd Thomas Jones, were summoned at the instance of the Mild School Board, for not obeying an order of the Board requiring their children's attend-, ance at school. Tha charges were proved by the school attendance officer. An order was made in "each case for the attendance of the children at school, the Chairman imforming the parents that if trioy were unable to pay the scbocl fees they should apply to the relieving officer who would take the requisite steps to have them re- iniited. ASSAULTING A WOMAN.—Samuel Jones, collier. Back- ley, was summoned for a violent and serious assault upon a woman named Eliaa Williams, who also resides at Buckley, where she is very well known. The com- plainaat appeared in court with her left cheek and eve covered with diachylon plaister. Mr Roberts, solicitor appeared for the defendant. The complainant stated that about half-past nine on the night of Fridav. the 31st Aagust, she went to the Wellington Inn, Buckley tt9 look after her husband, who had four in his possesssion. 'He was not in the house at the "time but she waited until he came in, and while so engaged she saw the defendant tako up a bottle of drink belong- ing to another man, and take it to the house of a person named Catherall. About closing time inquiries were made as to the missing bottle, and when she got outside and was distant a few yards from the Wellington, the defendant caught hold of her by the hjir of her head knocked her down, kicked her in the face, and asked her why she had said he had taken the bottle. Her eve was fearfully cut. For the defence it was alleged that complainant was in drink, and that in a general fi?ht ^outside the mn a woman had pulled down the com- plainant. Ultimately the bench dismissed the case. I THB POLICE DETENDKD.—Deputy Chief Constable 'I Adams, add:essing the Bench, said that at the last Sessions a man named William Harris was brought up under a warrant charged with embezzlement, On that occasion, Mr Adams, his solicitor, stated that the prisoner had been marched all the way fron Huthin and kept without food for fifteen hours. Tbo Bench then re- quested him (the Deputy Chief Constable) to make an inquiry into the matter. He did so, and found that un tha night the prisoner was apprehended he was asked if ho would have anything to eat, and he refused, He was asked again in the morning, and he again refused. The officer then conveyed him from Harbin. and on their way they had a substantial breakfast, thanks to tèe hospitality of Mr Jones, of Highfield, and in addition to that the prisoner had three glasses of ale at the expense of the police He thought it was only fair for the police olEcer that he should make that statement inas- much as it had gone abroad that the officer had behaved like a brute to the prisoner.—The chairman thou -ht that it was very desirable that the satisfactory explanation which had been made by Mr Adams should be given.