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LLANFYLLIN. WAR FUND.—A collection was made at the Parish Church last Sunday, when. L18 2s 6d was collected. This has been forwarded to the Mansion House Fund. The services were well attended, especially the evening service, when the Rector (the Rev T Jones) preached an eloquent sermon. Tn the course of the service the National Anthem was sung. A house to house collection is also being made in the parish. è' COUNTY PETTY SESSIONS.—YESTERDAY. Before Mr J MarpLé111 DU>da,le (chairman), Messrs C R Jones, John Jones, and Geo Kempster. SCHOOL CASKS.—The Lianfyllin School Board charged Mary Morris, Pantyffynon, with neglect- ing to send her children, Erasmus, aged 11, and Robert aged 13 years, to schooL-The cases were proved by Mr D Lloyd, school attendance officer, and a fine of 5s including costs was made in the first case, and an order to attend school in the second. ALLEGED ENCROACHMENT AT PKNYBONTJAWR.— Joseph Storer, surveyor of highways for the Llau- fvllin Rural District Council, charged Edward Willianas, a carper.ter. living at Penybontfawr, with encroaching on the highway at Penybolltfawr- Mr E Roberts appeared for ddeudanr and said they had a prescript ive right to the around,and that thereforeja question of title arose which ousted the Beuchs's jurisdiction. It appeared that in April, 1398, this case was heard, a fine was imposed and an order J mode for the removal of the obstruction. Theune had been paid, and the order had been partly obeyed.—Joseph Storer said the read referred to called Fforddgoed, was situate in the Parish cf Pennant. He had given defendant notice to re move the bakehouse and the timber, but it had not [ been obeved.—Mr Ellis Roberts said they did not dispute that the timber was there; it had been there off and on for 28 years.—Charles Jones, Tan- Denvgarnedd, alss ireye evidence. The clerJ: pointed out that it was not a question of freehold land, but a right of way, and therefore the ques'ion of title did not apply—it was a question of a nuis- ance.-Mr Ellis Roberts said that rent had been paid by the previous c)-etipier.And it was used for 28 j eal-s. -E Williams, the defendant, said he built his bouse about 24 years ago. The foundation of the wall referred to was laid since the house was built There was an old building there which he removed so as to build a bakehouse 15 or 16 years ago. He had stored timber on the spot referred to for the last 28 years. Cross examined He had an agreement and plans of the property. lie remembered the case in 1898. He was ill and could not attend the last hearing. Mr Ellis Roberts said they claimed Prescription Right of User.-The Chairman said as far -is he could see, people used to put waggons there and they did not mind the timber being placed above. This was quietly enclosed and steps were taken to prosecute. The case was heard in de- fendant's absence. The Bench decided then that tbre was an encroachment. A one with costs was inflicted and an order made to abate it, and it was abated to a certain extent, but now they bad thought further to claim freehold.- Mr Ellis Roberts The place enclosed by the wall is not used by the public.—The Bench decided nat as a claim for freehold had been made, to ad;ourn the case'for a month in order that enquiries i,; ht be made.