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THE CHANNEL SQUADRON.

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Branding a Wife at arIa. Cardiff.

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TO-D AY-"g POLICE. a CARDIFF; SMUGGLING.—At the police-court to-Osy-before Alderman Cory and Dr. Paine-John William Reynolds, the master of the British ship Ameer, from Hamburg, was charged by the officers of the Customs with illegally concealing 3 lbs. of tobacco, the single value and duty of which was £ 1 3s lid. Defendant did not appear, and was or ordered to forfeit his bail; JB5 15s:-Albert Schru- der, a carpenter on board the same vessel, was also charged by Mr litcheIl; the examining officer of Customs; with illegally concertling l 9 y 8 Ibs. of tobacco, the single valucand duty. of which was 10s 6d; Ordered td pay single duty and costs; or to go to prison for seven days; ASSAULTING A MOTHER.—Thomas Dameiiy (28) was charged with assaulting hi? iiiother on the 29th ult; Complainant* when she applied for a warrant; stated that the defendant struck her and beat her severely; but she now sa'd that the defendant only struck her ones; Defendant bore a bad character, and had been previous sent to prison for three fnonths for assaulting complain- ant; He was now sent to prison again for three months With hard labour. ASSAULT.—Thomas Davies (36), was charged with, assaulting John Hcpkins in the market, on the 3rd inst; Complainant is a butcher at Llandaff, and keeps a stall in the market. On Saturday night he missed a piece of beef from the stall. He suspected a man named Fuliiiilone, and went to several public- houses in search of him. When in the Arcade he saw Fuilitilone with the piece of stolen beef, and gave him into custody. Defendant, who was with Fullinlone at the time, afterwards went up to him and struck him a violent blow on the eye. Defendant was fined 20.s and costs. ASSAULTING A WOMAN.—Henry Summerhill was charged on a warrant with as?aulting Jane Court on the 17th ult. Complainant lives in Pearl-street. She was attending to a lodger, when the defendant entered the room, struck her a violent blow on the mouth, loosened her teeth, j0ckec* her down. The bench fined him 40s and costs, or to go to prison for 14 days. STBALING A WATCH ANI, CHAiN.-Thomas W ikon (21), Edward lauikener (21), and George Clarke 23), were charged with stealing a watch and chain from the person of William Yorath, at the Cottage Hotel, East Moors on Lhe bl.st ult. Detective Smith arrested the pri- soners at Merthyr. He told them the charge, and Wilson said I took the watch and ;chain trom the man in the back-yard of the Cottage Hotel The other prisoners knew nothing about the rob. bery. I met them near Merthyr, andaBkd Clarke to pledge the watch and Faulkner to pledge the chain. They did so, but they didmotknowbutthat the articles were nine." Complainant said that he was in the Cottage Hotel. He treated Wilson. Wilson followed him to the back yard, and while there he felt someone tug at his watch. He looked round and found that his watch and chain had been taken from him. Wilson had in that time left the hotel. The value of the watch and chain was £ 10 10s. The prisoner Wilson now pleaded guilty, but said that he was drunk at the time. Ha was sent to prison for four months with hard labour tbe other prisoners were discharged. ROBBERY AT THE CARDIFF MARKET.—Henry Fullinlor.e (25) was charged with stealing a piece I of beef, of the value of 6s 8d, from No. 52 stall in the Cardiff Market, on Saturday night, the pro- perty of John Hopkins, butcher, Llandaff. Pri- soner pleaded guiitv, but said that he was drunk at the time. The bench sent him to prison for two months with hard labour. SKIP ROBBERY.—Thomas Fenly, a young man, was charged with stealing a brass cap from the sllil) Vivian, in the East l' on the 4th inst. The prisoner was watched by one of the dock police, and seen to leave several steamers. When leaving one he was stopped and searched, and the cap found on him. P.S. O'Garman, of the dock police, said that within the past week there had been eleven or twelve robberies from ships, and in some cases five, six, or seven caps found to have been taken. Prisoner pleaded guilty, and was sent to prison for one month with bard labour. STEALING A POST-OFFICE ORDER.—Charles Bacon, a private of the Welsh regiment at Cardiff, was charged on remand with stealing and casino a post-office order for 5s, the property of Private Jones, of the same regiment, on or about the 19th ult. The particulars of the case have already appeared. Prisoner denied that he stole the order. The letter was delivered to the wrong man, who opened the letter and sold him (prisoner) the order. He was remanded till Tuesday to enable him to call witnesses who knew that he purchased the order. ASSAULTING AX OLD MAN.—Mary Shea, a young woman, was charged on remand with assaulting and wounding an old man named Daniel Murray, on the 15th June. Complainant was in bed, when the defendant entered his bed- room, threw a brick at him, and then took up the handle of a frying pan, and beat him with it 011 the head. She suosequently threw a bucket of water over complainant and his wife, and, as a parting salute, threw a pop bottle at them. De- fendant denied the assault. She had previously been committed for assaults, and was sent to prison for one month with hard labour. PENARTH. ALLEGED SMUGGLING.—At the police-court to- day—before Mr J. S. Corbett, Mr J. Ware, and Colonel Lee-James Edmondson, master of the steamer Wolverton, was summoned for illegally concealing on board his vessel seven bottles of perfumed spirits, the single value of which amounted to lis 6d. As the alleged act of smug- gling appeared to have been occasioned more through an oversight than wilful intent, the bench dismissed the case. WAGES CASE.—Thomas Edwards sued Andrew Watson for wages in respect of work done at the residence of the latter.—Plaintiff said that on the night preceding Christmas Eve he met defendant s wife in the street, and she asked him if he would paoer a room for her. He undertook to do so, and, on completing the task, made a charge of 4s 0 £ d.—Mrs Louisa Watson, wife of defendant (a very voluable lady, who required a deal of suppression), maintained that plaintiff agreed to paper the room for the price of a gallon of beer.— Ordered to pay the amount, with expenses. ASSAULT.J ohn Pope appeared, to answer a summons charging him with assaulting a Mrs Bridget Short, residing at Cogan. Complainant said that on the 29th ult. her little boy com- plained that defendant had struck him. She went to see defendant on the subject, and the result of some words which ensued was that he threw her down, striking her head against the wall. In defence it was urged that complainant's sons were continually hanging round the pre- mises of Pope's employer, smoking, and alto- gether were a great nuisance. It was also stated that when complainant called on Pope, she brought with her a stick, and it was not until she made a somewhat alarming demonstration with this weapon that any blows were struck.— Case dismissed. FATHER AND Sox.-J ohn Fisher, charged his son, John Geo. Fisher, with assaulting him. Complainant said that on the 21st inst. his son struck him on the head. He did not wish to press the charge against him, all he desired was that his son should keep away from tiie house. De- fendant said he merely entered the house and asked for iiis te; whereupon his father assaulted him with a poker. In reply to thebench he admitted having done no work for two years, but urged that as a cripple he was unable to follow any occupa- tion. He had previously appeared in that court. Fined 5s and costs, in default seven days' imprison- ment. A REJIANDKD CASE.—The charge of using threats preferred by William Burchell against Ellen Kelly remanded from last week was again gone into. Complainant, it will be remembered, accused defendant of threatening to throw him in the dock. A couple of additional witnesses were now called, and these denying that any distur- bance occurred, the case was dismissed. DRUNKENNESS.—Albert Williams, for being drunk and disorderly in Glebe-street, on the 24tii ult., was fined 5s and costs. Inspector King said that on his way to the station he was very violent. NEWPORT. NOT ON SPEAKING TKKMS WITH HER MISTRESS. -Ellen Sullivan, 20, domestic, was charged at the Newport police-court on Monday, with stealing a gold soarf pin, value 20s, the property of Emanuel Jacob, 1, Lansdowne-place. The girl, on her own admission, found the pin in the dustpan, and stuck it in the front of her dress, intending to return it. She and her mistress were not, however, on speaking terms, and had not been for three weeks. Ultimately she gave the pin to John Ephraim, of Cwmbran, and now admitted that sha took it, but did not steal it- a distinction, as one of the magistrates explained, without a diffeience.—Prosecutrix ;recommended prisoner to mercy, as she believed she had been led away.-The magistrates' clerk: I.ed away; by wliom John Ephraim?— Prosecutrix: Yes.-The Mayor (to prosecutrix) She says you were not on speaking terms with her; what does that mean?—Prosecutrix I really do not know what she means.-The Mayor ad- ministered a caution to the prisoner, who is a well- dressed girl, with a good character, and fined her 40s, or one month's imprisonment in default. A "DIFFICULT" MEAT TRANSAC:ION.— John Perry, butcher, formerly (if Cardiff, was charged before the same court with stealing apiece of beef, value 3s 6d, the property of Margaret.Rourke.— -J Mr Ensor, Cardiff, defendE.t--Th defers ..nt keeps a stall in Newport general mn.rk.- t.••> on Saturday evening the prosecutrix purchase- the piece of beef. She put down three shillings^ which defendant took up, and as she was getting sixpenny-worth of coppers out of her pocket, de- fend ant said, I'm not going to let you have that meat for sixpence." Prosecutrix said she had given him 3s, and called his man to witness it; but he said he saw nothing given: A wordy warfare ensued; and defendant ultimately took the meat away from her. Prose- cutrix's daughter-iiidaw corroborated the evidence of her mother.—Mr Ensor called three witnesses- to prove that prosecutrix attempted to dodge his client by putting down the money and then picking it iip again. Perry then remembered that she was the same woman who six weeks before had taken meat, and refused to serve her.—The Mayor said the case wa~- one of very grave suspi- cionj but gave the defendant the benefit of the doubt. THROWING A PARAFFIN LAMP OVER A HUSBAND. —Ann Williams, a young woman with a child in her arms, was charged on remand with assaulting Francis William-. The two reside at 6, Brown's Building-, Marshes-road, and on the evening of the 8th Dec., after the two had been to the circus, a quarrel took place, and the defendant threw a paraffin lamp at her husband. He was much burnt about the head, and at one time loss of eye sight was feared. Prosecutor did not wish to press the charge, but as he gave his evidence in a peculiar manner the mayor questioned him, and iearnt that he had taken a lot of brandy to give him the necessary courage to appear in the wit- ness box. Case adjourned again until Friday, when the mayor recommended that prosecutor should come sober. SKYLARKING IN A PUBLIC-HOUSE.—Jamos Welsh was charged on remand with inflicting grievous bodily harm on Patrick Lanning. Prosecutor, who limped on crutches into the witness-box, said he was a shipwr.gtit, and 011 Saturday evening, the 22nd November, both were drinking together. They went into the Olive Branch beerhouse, Commercial-road, and prisoner, teliins the other that he would show him the Lancashire fling," threw him, and his leg was fractured. Since that time he had been an inmate of the indrmary. The Mayor expressed the opinion tllclt the workhouse was the proper place for the treatment of sufferers from public-house brawls, not the infirmary, where the man was received. Tha bench, how- ever, thought the injury was the result of acci- dent, and dismissed the eaze-. A LURCHER AND THE TWO POLICE-OFFICERS,— William Richards, 13, Bishop-street, Barnard- town, was charged at the same court with stealing a parcel of groceries, the property of a man named Parsons. The prosecutor went to the Crsii beerhouse on Saturday night with his wife's p.cce;. and the prisoner was seen to take it up, and a policoman met him carrying it under h arm. P.C.'s Nursey and Tooze went to search-p.is'-ncr's house, when the latter called up a lurcher c geand told the aniniel, I- good dog," to turn the'ofiicei- of the house. P.C. Tooze got his staff reaay, aad the dog thought better of it, and made frier Wit:1 his master's visitors.—Prisoner, who declared ihat he took only his own property, consisted also of a parcel, was found guilty and sentenced to sentenced to seven days' imprisonment.—Pri- soner: Thank'ee, gentleman, but I'm innocent. SWANSEA. IVEEPING A BROTHEL.—At the police-court on Monday, before the Mayor (Mr Williams), the stipendiary (Mr Fowler], Mr Hall, and Mr T. C. Davies, Edward Davies and Mary Davies, alliis Mary Ann Osborne, were c'ua rged with keeping a brothel in Greenfield-street. P.C.'s Jones and Edwards proved the case, ;md the bench convicted the male defendant, and fined him B10 and costs, with an alternative of two months' hard labour. LICENSING OFFENCE.—Mary Thomas, landlady of the Station Inn, was fined 10s and costs for supplying a buy under 16 years of age with whiskey.

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