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I AFTER SIX YEARS.I

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AFTER SIX YEARS. I Strange Paternity Case at Llandovery. ) A paternity < aso, iu which considerable local interest was taken on account of the peculiar circumstances surrounding it, was heard at the Llandovery Police Court on Friday. The applicant was Mary Ann Jones, a. domestic servant in service at Bryniowy, Llandovery, and the defendant Alfred J'ugh, It), Bryn-terrace, Resolven. Mr. Flivs W. Trice, soli<>itor, Llandovery, was for complainant, and Mr. Harold Lloyd, Cardiff, for defendant. From Mr. Price's statement, which was corroborated by complainant and her wit- nesses, it appeared that in November, 1 HOli. was in the service at Llwynberllan Farm, Llandovery, and de- fendant came to service there in the [ N ovember folio wing. Intimacy was alleged to have taken place between the parties in 19fts. and continued up to the time she left the place. The child nas born two or three weeks later. Defendant; was afterwards seen by complainant's step-father, who lives at Crow -iiiii, LI an- dovery, and gave him £ 1. Afterwards defendant took complainant's box to her father's house, when lie gave her another j 10s. Defendant at the time was only ?,e 011 the Istli of about 151 years of age. On the 18th of November, 1900. defendant signed an agreement admitting paternity and agree- ing to pay 2s. 6d. per week towards the maintenance of the child. On the same occasion he accompanied the step-fat her to Llwynberllan, when he gave him another sovereign. He also promised to send his address, but had not done so, and the complainant was only able to get it after a lapse of six years, just before taking out the summons. Meanwhile nothing had been paid by ritfen(laiii,I Defendant denied paternity, and alleged that ha had caught complainant in the barn in a compromising position with another man. He said that he had only given £ 1, that hr> was not aware of the contents of that, agreement; when he signed it. and that he had been terrorised by de fendant's < tep-fathcr, w ho had threaf' to shoot him. The .LLdl ;:aill Uwy would nc' ;iiake an order.

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PATRIOTIC LANDORE FAMILY.…

AMMANFORD SOLDIER WOUNDED.I

'-.I MORE HOLIDAYS AT PEMBREY.…

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ABERGWILI SHOW.

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RETRIEVING HIS HONOUR.I

f CWMGORSE FATALITY.

SKEWEN HERO WHO WENT ON.

NEWTON COUSINS WOUNDED. I

MISSING FOR A YEAR.I

I A N'GHT IN THE I TRENCHES.

DR. CLIFFORD'S RETIREMENT.

CHARGED WITH MURDER. !

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SCENE AT A STATION.

CATTLE IMPORTING ORDER.I

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