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Branding a Wife at Card iff. TERRIBLE ASSAULT WITH A RED-HOT POKER. At the police-court, to-d.y. before AU.nnw CoVy „d D. Thom«, « the d„Js(54),>va5ch,Wdwf 1»» >v,ie on th* 23rd ult. Mr H. Morgan Rees appeared for the defendant. Complainant, who had her « -j j Raid that on the evening of the fac? bandaged, sa^" 23rd ult she was sitting at home, when the defen- dant "came in the worse for drink. At the time a poker was in the fire, and was red-hot. He drew the poker from the fire, and as he had pre- viously threatened her she screamed out. He applied the red-hot part of the poker to her face, and she laid hold of the other end to wrest it from him. A severe struggle ensued, but he was the stronger of the two, and he succeeded in applying the red-hot part of the poker to her face, drew it down from behind her ear, and burnt her face and neck very severely. She had been married to the defendant over 30 years, and had ten children by him.—The de- fence was that the complainant seized hold of the poker to stick the defendant. He siezed hold of the poker to take it from her. In the struggle she was burnt, and defendant was also burnt on the hand.—Defendant was said to have borne a good character and the bench, under the circum- stances, only sent him to prison for one month with hard labour.

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