Skip to main content
Hide Articles List

21 articles on this Page

I UK.

News
Cite
Share

I UK. I PETTY SESSIONS, THURSDAY. I Before H. A. WILLIAMS, Esq. (in the chair), and H. A. ADDrs-, Esq. IN PURSUIT OF GA-.IlTg.-Willia,ri Williams, Llan- thewy, was charged with trespassing in pursuit of game on land in Llanthewy Vach, on the 1st November, the property of William Morgan.— Thomas Potter, gamekeeper, stated that on the 1st November, about 3.30, he saw Williams on the land with another man. He had a gun and two doss. As soon as Williams saw witness, he whistled the dogs off. He followed him. and told him that he would be summoned. Defendant replied that Mr. Morgan had given him leave. They went to Mr Morgan, and the latter said that he had given Williams permission to kill a few rabbits last year. Witness was only 60 yards off when he first saw the men.—In answer to defendant, Potter said be did not see him shoot, neither did he have anything in his posession.- Witness, continuing, said the men were about 50 or 60 yards apart, but were in the same field. Defen- d infc taLi him that he did not know who the other man was.—The defendant then ¡..ave evidence, and stated that he w,s gainer down 'he land above Pentopvn, when he heard someone runTUDg behind him. He looked round and saw Potter, but did not run away. He had his gun with him. Last July or August Mr. Morgan came to his house and asked him if he would shoot the crows on his land, as they wera doin a lot of damage -Will itin Morgan' Walnut Trpe Farm, said that he hnd asked Williams I to come and destroy the crows. He had also killed rabbits, and bad given him two of them. Potter, the keeper, had been asked to destroy them. There wera hundreds of crows there, and he had no time to shoot them himself. He had never seen Williams kill anything there with the exception of rabbits.— In answer to the Bench witness said he allowed Williams to shoot rabbits there, but had not given him permission in writing.-Defendant was fined 109. and costs (68.) A SIMILAR CIU.:GB. -j ohn Wafers, junr., and Reginald Sawtell, were charged with trespassing in pursuit of came on Peutwyn Farm on s 4th November.—Both pleaded guilty to being on the land.-On the written application of Mr Sawtell, the case against his son was adjourned until the 6th December.—T. Mayes, gamekeeper, stated that on the 4th November, a Sunday, about 3.15, he heard sosne dogs working the wood called the Pond. He found two dogs there, a terrier and a greyhound. After a time he got them out. He thellsaw Waters and another man in the field. Waters subsequently whistled for the dogs. They then hunted another brake for ten minutes or so. From a hedge they ran two or three rabbits into the Hall Wood, and hunted there for some time. He went up to Waters and said You've been having a nice afternoon's sport, Waters." The latter replied that Mr. Saw- tell had given him permission, and that Mr Sawtell's son was with him. They went to Mr Sawtell, and said he was surprised at Waters having such a dog as a greyhound with him. The dogs were with I Waters, but they belonged to Tom Morgan. They were hunting a good three- q aarters. of-an. hoti r altogether. When Sawtell and the other man saw witness they ran away. Waters said be had no intention of buntina rablits. The bitch weut off, and he was whistling for balf-an-hour for her, and then he went to the wood and called her back. He was going to Mr Sawtell's, and went round by Baldwin's Farm.—Fined 10s and 5s costs. FATHER AND SON.—James Henry Holloway was summoned for assaulting Richard Holloway, at Trostrey, on the 15th November.—The complainant, defendant's father, said ha would like to withdraw the case as he bad no desire to press the charge, and the Bench dismissed defendant. VACCINATION EXEMPTION.—George Isaac Price, painter, Usk, applied for and was granted an exemption certificate in respect of his daughter, Ethel Mary Price.

j The St. Mellon's Murder.…

Advertising

- ABERGAVENNY.

CHEPSTOW.

MONMOUTH.

PONTYPOOL.

jThe Liberal Leadership. -6-.661.

Advertising

Lord Rosebery on Empire. I

The Gleaner.I

[No title]

Advertising

[No title]

Advertising

loniiioutlislilre Autumn Assizes.…

Advertising

Mr. Krtiger's Arrival.

Advertising

I General Buller Feted.I

Advertising