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MACHYNLLETH. POLICE COURT.-At the Police Court on Mon- day, before Messrs R. Breese.and T. R. Morgan- Elijah Vaughan, labourer, of Graigfach, Machyn, lleth, was charged with being drunk and dis- orderly, on the information of P.C. Jones he was fined 5s, including costs.—William Vaughan, hawker, Graigfach, was charged on Tuesday. before Mr R. Rees, with being drank in Graigfacb, Defendant pleaded guilty, and was fined 2s 6d inclusive.—On Thursday a machine fitter from Leeds named Robert McKenzie was charged, before Messrs R. Gillart and Richard Rees, with begging at Bronwylfa, and was sent to prison for 14 days with hard labour. FALSE PRETENCES.—Obtaining by false preten- ces the sum of 2/- from Miss Clara Humphreys, was the charge brought against John Frances, Dovey View, Machynlleth, at the Police Court on Thursday. Messrs. R. Gillart and R. Bees were the magistrates on the bencb-- WID. Humphreys, of No. 11, GaersioD, stated, that on October 29th, he bought two cwt. of potatoes for 7/- from Wm. Jones, Dolau Eglwys. The defendant assisted Mr Jones to deliver them, and in the afternoon the latter came to his bakehouse in Maengwyn street, and said that Mr Jones had authorised him to collect the seven shillings. Witness re- fused to pay him. nor did he authorise him to get any money from his daughter Clara.—Clara Humphreys said that Francis came to the house in the afternoon, and said that her father had paid him 5s, and told him to get the other 2s from her. She gave him the 2s.—P.S. D. Davies said said that when liarresotd prisoner remarked, I am very sorry; I was drunk. I will not do it any more."—Prisoner admitted the offence, and was bound over in X5 to be of good behaviour for six months.

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