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THE WATER-WORKS QUESTION.

BRECON POLICE INTELLIGENCE.

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BRECON POLICE INTELLIGENCE. BOROUGH PETTY SESSION, TOWN HALL, MON- DAY, before the Mayor, J. DAVIES, ESQ., and JOSEPH JOSEPHS, Esq. ASSAULT CAS E.-Elizabeth Cook was charged with an assault on Jane Turner on Monday, the 29th ult. From the evidence of the complainant it appeared that the defendant owed her 7d, and she went there on Saturday afternoon and asked her for it. Defendant replied by abusing her, and on the following Monday threw a stone into her house, made use of very foul language, and subsequently assaulted her.—Defendant was bound over in the sum of 210 and two sureties of £5 to keep the peace for six months. PUPLIC-HOUSE OFFENCE.—Thomas Powell was charged with permitting drunkenness in his house, and with keeping it open after proper hours on the night of Sunday, the 28th ult.—P.C. Williams stated that about forty-five minutes after 11 o'clock on the night of the 28th ult, he was on the top of Ship-st., and his attention was drawn to a row at the Crown public- house on going to the house he found the landlord holding a man named Wm. Darling, and another man named Jones with his coat off, and in a fighting atti- tude he spoke to the landlord and called his attention to the time, at the same time offering his assistance to turn the men out if desired to do so the defendant told him to hush," and asked him to come and have a glass this witness declined and again offered his services to turn out the men not being accepted, he left the house he afterwards heard another row and the defendant's nephew came and asked him to help the men out; this he did while outside a man named Watkins came out with a jar of beer.—Defendant called two or three witnesses, whose evidence to some extent bore out the evidence of the constable; they,how- ever, admitted that they did not offer to assist the land- lord, and that he did not ask for their assistance they stated the time of the occurrence to be about half-past 10, though one of them brought it up to five minutes after 11.—The Magistrates told the defendant such conduct was disgraceful, especially on a Sunday night, and fined him 303,, including costs, in default, a dis- tress warrant, or a month's imprisonment.—The Mayor reminded the defendant the time would soon come for the renewal of licenses, and, for his own part, he should remember these occurrences. DRUNK AND RIOTOus.-David Jones, Wm. Jones, and Wm. Darling, the men mentioned in the last case, were summoned for being drunk and riotous.—They each pleaded guilty to being noisy, and were fined 10s., including costs, or in default 7 days' imprisonment. RATE SUMMONSES.— Wm. Lewis was summoned for non-payment of rates.—Mr. Evans appeared and stated that the defendant had nothing in the world, and that even his furniture would very likely soon be sold —Mr. Williams, the collector, said he merely wished the name to betaken off the book.—Defendant was then excused the rate.—John Davies, Thomas Watkins, and Llewellyn Powell were also summoned for non-payment of rates, but were excused. TRANSFER OF LICENSES.—The Blue Boar from Eliza Powell to Peter Powles the Clarence from Philip Wain to Wm. Harris the Drover's Arms from Peter Powles to Joseph Price the King William from Thos. Thomas to Wm. Jones the Coach and Horses from William Harris to David Griffiths. COUNTY PETTY SESSIONS, TUESDAY, before JEF- FREYS POWELL, Esq. STEALING CARPENTERS' TOOLS.—David Jones was brought up in the custody of P.S. Jones, stationed at Cefn-coed-cymmer, charged with stealing a quantity of carpenters' tools and wearing apparel, the property of Thomas Jones and William Jones, both of Defynock, on the 30th of July last. The Sergeant applied for the remand of the prisoner till Saturday, in order to procure the necessary evidence, and the request was acceded to.

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THE SUSPECTED POISONING CASE.

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