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FLINT. BOROUGH SESSIONS.—At these sessions on Tuesday before Messrs J. K. Huntley, P. A. Mawsdley, and J. L. Muspratt, the license of the Volunteer Arms was transferred to Mrs Mary Richards, and that of the Sailors' Home to Mrs Anne D.iv^s. David Jones, of Holywell, was charged with neglecting his duty as furn,iceman at the Flint Marsh Colliery, and was fined 2s Gel aud costs. Jane Percival was fined 10s and costs, and ordered to Had two sureties to keep the peace for assaulting Robert Wadsworth. John Wil- liams, of Redfern-row, was charged with maliciously damaging a house belonging to Mr Thomas Evans, by daubing the walls, ceilings, and d;ors with offensive matter. Defendant was ordered to pay 10s damages and costs. CHARGE OF ASSAULT AGAINST A SCHOOLMASTER,—At the petty sessions, on Tuesday, Mr Thomas Taylor, master of the Flint National Schools, was charged with unlawfully assaulting and beating one of the scholars at the Fchools-Thomas Bodley Hughes, 12 years of age. Mr Churton (Chester) appeared for the com- plainant, and Mr Roper (Mold) defended. From the statement made by Mr Churton, it appeared that on the 26th ult. tho defendant was teaching a class in the school, the hoy Hughes being one of the children in the class, and sitting on the uppermost of four forms. It "as alleged that because the hov failed to say his lesson Mr Taylor caught him by the breast and pulled him down the forms, causing him to fall upon his elbow, upou which au abscess has since formed, and the boy was then unable to attend the court owing to the injuries. It was also alleged that Mr Taylor beat the boy with a pointer. Evidence was given by one of the scholars and Dr. Portus to justify an adjournment. Mr Roper said he had a full and complete answer to the case, and from his cross-examination of the witness, he wished to elicit that the boy bad..faIlen over the forms before being touched by the master. The case was adjourned for three weeks to enable the boy to attend.



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