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I LINE CAVED IN.I

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,NOTICES WITHDRAWN.I

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KING S ANXIETY.

WOMAN 3 BODY

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I SWANSEA -LICENSING APPEALS…

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i KICKED HIS MOTHER. I

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TEACHING OF WELSH

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PONTARDULAIS ASSAULT. i

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PONTARDULAIS ASSAULT. SERIOUS COMPLAINT OF FEMALE HAWKER. At Llanelly Police Court on Monday, Mary Ann Holloway, Forest-road, Pontardulais, charged D. Edgar Go wen, Glyncaerau Cot- tiges, with assault. Mr. T. R. Ludford ap- pealed for the plaintiff and Mr. Roy Wil- liams, Pontardulais, defended. Mr. Ludford said that oh January 16th the defendant met the complainant and put hiB arm round her waist and there was a struggle. The complainant was so badly bruised that file waa obliged to remain in be 1 for some days. Mrs. Holloway, who had her right hand bandaged, said she was a widow aged 56 years. She earned a living hawking fish. On the night in question she called at the Castle Inn and then proceeded along the Pontardulais-road. Sho was overtaken by defendant who oaught hold of her round the waist. In the struggle he nearly broke her arm. Cross-examined: She was never under the influence of drink. All ehe had that day was !i? bottle of stout. To suggest that this was aJl the imagination of a drunk-sodden brain was very cruel. Richard S. Holloway spoke to seeing his mother in an excited state just after the alleged assault. She was crying and ap- peared to be very much upset. Defendant went into the box and denied the adleged assault. Cross-examined by Mr. Ludford He ad- mitted being with Mrs. Holloway on the road. That was the first time he had ever spoken to her. He asked if she was hard up, although he was a practical stranger to her. He could not understand why the woman should scream. The Bench imposed a fine of Ll and costs.

SKEWEN LIVENING UP.

THE "WOOD-ROLLERS."

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