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APPEAL TRIBUNAL ——II>

MUNITIONS COURT. I

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THE IV.ABIP-IOGION. j

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"I STOLE THE LOT" I

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A LI EN SAT LARGE.

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ENDANGERED LIVIS. 1 -&IJ

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ENDANGERED LIVIS. &I Amazing Story of Boy Who Cut Cockett Signals. At a special session of the Swansea county magistrates on Thursday, a lad, aged 12, but very small, answered three charges of damaging and removing bat- teries from engine boxes at Cockett. The lad's father, George Adams, was also charged with condoning the offence. Mr. P. W. Price, who represented the G.W.R. Co., said that on July 6 and 7, the boy removed a battery from a box near the starting eigj^il box at Cockett; and also on September .5th he damaged and removed a battery from another box near the advance signal, 450 yards from Cockett Station, thus endangering the safety of pastengers Oil the railway. The boy was further charged with stealing the box. Mr. Price explained the working of the signals, and eaid that as a result of the boy's prank the trains had to be hand signalled. When the boy was visited he at first denied the offence, but afterwards eaid:—" We took it from the pCft; we cut it with a hatchet; we threw the tins on the floor." The- offence was serious, aad might have entailed serious happenings. The father, when spoken to by Detective Morris, did not seem to realise the serious- ness of the offence, but replied: Go on with it mate; put me through it, and I'll well put you through it." Mr. Price asked that the boy should be eent to the industrial School. Evidence was given by J. Griffiths and ( L Collins signalmen, M. Francis, a lines- man, and W. M. Dyke, telegraph operator, who explained the disorganisation of the working which would have resulted from the removal of the batteries. Detective Morris «ai<i that when the boy was seen, at Waunarlwydd School he < denied the offence. Later witness visited defendant's house in company'with P.C. Taylor, and saw the mother. When charged, the father said, i know nothing about it." The^magistrates retired, and on return said they had no doubt the boy committed the act on three occasions, and they thought the best thing for the boy was to send him to an industrial school for four e<'l.,1'8. The boy was also fined 40a., which the b, clie bench, was ordered to pay, or go to prison for 21 days. Defendant: Will you give the lad a DL,??iant; Wiil you give t' h t-, lad a Chairman' We are giving him the best ohance passible by sending him to an in- dustrial achool.

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ALLOTMENT TENURE.

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