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LLANSANTFFRAID. ENGLISH WESLEYAN CHAPEL.—Owing to the in. defatigable energy of Miss Lord, of Vymwy Mount, a fine organ has been placed in this chapel, and it will, no doubt, add much to the success of the ser- vices. The organ was supplied by Mr W. P. Jones, Mendelssohn House, Oswestry, and the specification is as follows: Bass and treble couplers, vox humana, diapason 8ft, sub bass 16ft. dulcet 8ft (soft pressure), forte celeste 8ft, echo 8ft (soft pressure), dulciana 8ft (soft pressure), melodia 8ft, patent pedals, full organ pedal, and swell pedal, massive walnut case, relieved with gold stencil work, illuminated pipe front in gold and colours. The organ is of very fine tone. PETTY SESSIONS,-FRIDAY WEEK. Before J. Marshall Dugdale, Esq., Capain G. H. Hayhurst-France, and John Lomax, Esq. Transfer of Licerce.-The transfer of the licence of the C1083 Foxes Inn, Penybontfawr, to Jane Davies was granted. Di -uitkeitness._ A Peculiar Case— P.C. Brumwell charged Thomas Davies with being drunk in Llan- santffraid on June 20th, about 3 p.m. Defendant had been found drunk in Llanfyllin later in the same day, and on the charge of P.S. Meredith was fined lOa including costs.—Defendant did not appear now.- The Chairman said the Bench thsught it a very curious thing for a man to be charged twice for the same offence.-P.C. Brumwell 1 took the first advantage of him here at 3 o'clock (laughter).-The Bench said that as the man did not appear he would have to pay the costs. If he had been present he would probably have been let off altogether.—P.C. Brumwell charged John Davies with being drunk and disorderly at Llansantffraid on July 29th.-Fined 5s and costs. Riding ivithout Reills.-P.C. Brumwell charged John Beddoes with riding without reins on June 8th on a timber carriage drawn by three horses.—Fined 5s and costs. Breach of the Peace.-P.C. Hughps charged Maurice JOLes and Edward Edwards with fighting at Bwlchy. cibau, on June 10th.—The two defendants pleaded guilty, and were bound over in 45 each to keep the peace for six months.—Job Wainwright, coachman, Derwcn, charged Evan Watkin, a labourer, with assault at Meifod, on July 18th.—Defendant di I not appear.—Wainwright said while passing through Rleifod village the defendant, whom he had never spoken to before, pushed him on one side, and then 3truck him on the side of his head, and began beating him a mast bru-al manner. He had no idea what provoked the assault. A few moments afterwards, while witness was putting the horse in the dog cart, the defendant came up again and took off his coat and shouted Send old Beck to me, and I will serve him the same." Mr Beck presently came up, and defendant threatened to punch him. Mr Beck told bim he would be summoned for what he had d;.ne. rhe defendant was in drink.—Ann Hughes said she 3aw the fight.-A charge was also made against defendant by Mr Beek.-The Bench considered the first case a most unprovoked a-sault, and fined defendant .£1 and costs, aud in the first and second cases he would be bound over to keep the peace for months in .£5. Allowing a Horse to Sti-ay.-P.C. Hamer charged Edward Williams with allowing his horse to stray on the highway near Penyoontfawr.—Fined 5s and costs. Ann Holland v Thomas Edwards.—Mr Martin Woosnam appeared for defendant.—The Clerk read a letter from James Holland saying that Mrs Holland was not in any way fit to attend the Sessions, and wished to withdraw the case altogether.—Mr Woos- nam said the defendant in this case had come down from Llanwddyn, and he, therefore, applied for costs. -"The Bench allowed 10s towards his expenses. X on-payment of Poor Rc(tes.-The Guardians of Llan- fyllin Union applied for a warrant of distress against Wm. Pritchard and George Lloyd, overseers of the parish of Llandysilio, they having neglected to pay the calls made upon them by the Guardians.—Mr W. A. Pughe, clerk to the Guardians, produced the minute book of the Guardians, authorising the calta to be made upon the parish of Llandysilio, and said that precepts had been served upon the overseers, who had failed to pay the calls due upon those pre- cepts in three instalments of J261 198 9d, making altogether a total of > £ 185 19s 31. He had been informed by telegram that morning that the calls had beer paid. If that was so, they would merely have to pay the costs.—The warrant was granted on the understanding that it was not to be proceeded with if the calls had been paid. A similiar application was made in the case of the overseers of the parish of Llandrinio, Messrs David Jones,. Robert Evans, Elijah Williams, and John Thomas Higgins.—Mr Pughe produced the minute book of the Guardians, authorising the calls to be made upon the parish. The amount in arrear was < £ 567.—Mr Higgins, one of the overseers, said the son of the late assistant over. seer had been appointed for three months, and he, together with Mr John Evans, accountant, Welsh. pool, had been very busy going through the books. They hoped to be able to begin that collection in about three days, and the first call would be paid next week.—Mr Pughe said if that was done he would undertake that the warrant should not be put into execution, for it was not to the advantage of the Guardians to do so if the money was paid.-The warrant was granted to be suspended until August 12th.












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