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!-LEDBURY POLICE. I

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LEDBURY POLICE. WEDNESDAY. Before Alderman John Riley (in the chair), Mr Spencer H Bicham, Dr. M A Wood, Mr Fred Ballard and Mr H Thacker. TRANSFER. On the application of Mr H W Orme (Messrs Russell and Co.) the license of the Horse and Groom Hotel, Colwall, was temporarily transferred from Martin James Powell to Albert George Parmee, of the Crown Hotel, Bosbury. DRUNK AND DISORDERLY. George Mills, a labourer in the employ of II the Ledbury Urban District Council, was charged with being drunk and disorderly in I High-street, Ledbury, on May 30. P.C. Wm. Barrell said that at 10 20 p.m. on Saturday last he saw defendant in High- street staggering drunk. He asked defend- ant to go away and be quiet, but he would not go, and came up to witness in a fighting attitude and pushed his fist up iato his face. He pushed defendant away and he fell down. Witness picked him up and again asked him to go away, but he refused, although he gave the man every opportunity, and he then locked defendant up. Defendant admitted the offence and said he would leave the matter with the Bench. SuptfcWilliams said he had nothing to say against the man when he was sober, but on Saturday night when he got drunk he was a nuisance, especially with the younger members of the force, of whom he tried to take advantage..Had it been am older man he had no doubt defendant would have gone home quietly. Defendant handed in his army discharge, and previous convictions were proved. Defendant was fined 5s and 8s costs, and allowed a fortnight for payment. SCHOOL ATTENDANCE. I William Trigg, labourer, of Lyne Down, Much Marcle, was summoned under the school bye-laws in respect of his children Francis (13), Samuel (9) and Christopher (9). There was n. appearance. Herbert Wm Hayter, school attendance officer and clerk to the Ledbury Rural Dis- trict School Attendance Committee, gave the necessary evidence, and a fine of 7s 6d was finflicted in the case of Francis, and 2s 6d i. the case of Christopher. Walter Baker, labourer, of Marcle Hill, was -similarly summoned in respect of six of his children, viz., Ernest (12), Mary (11), Felix (13), Herbert (10), Jane (8), and Tracy (7). Defendant did not appear, and AIr Hayter, in his evidence, stated that the three younger children bad not been to school at all. Fines of 2s 6d each in the case of the three elder children, and Is each in the case of the three younger children were imposed. AFFILIATION. I Victor John Meese, an Army Reservist, and railway porter, of Bristol, was summoned by Elizabeth Lambeth, single woman, of Yew Tree Terrace, Colwall Green, to show cause, etc. Mr H W Orme (Messrs Russell and Co) appeared for the plaintiff, and stated that the child, a boy, was boy born on April 13, and died on May 26. He asked the Bench to make an order for maintenance of the child during the period it was alive, which was exactly six weeks,and for the expenses of the birth and funeral. Evidence having been given by the com- plainant and Mrs Wharton, who had be- friended her, the Bench made an order for XI lis 6d expenses of birth and funeral, 18d six weeks' maintenance, 10a 6d advo- cate's fee, and 10a 6d court fees. 00 defendant's application he was allowed a month for payment.

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