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CWMBRAN. POLICE COURT, THURSDAY. Before Sir A. MACKWOKTH, Bart, (in the chair), ALFRED WILLIAMS, Esq., E. L. LYNE, Esq., and W. F. RAFAREL, Esq. DISMISSED.—John Richards pleaded not guilty to being drunk and disorderly at Cwmbran.—The case was dismissed, defendant being cautioned in consideration of the fact that it was his first appearance. SQUIBS.—Bees Jones, a ]ad, wa summoned for discharging a squib in Abbey-road, Cwmbran.— Ordered io pay costs, 4s. 6d. MAINTENANCE.— Howell Jones was summoned fllr not contributing to the support of his son, Howell Jones, at an industrial school.—The Bench fixed the payments at 3s. 6d. weekly, and ordered the father to pay 7s. costs. CRUELTY TO A WIFE.—Mary Emma Godley, wife of Frederick Godley. labourer, 6, Arthur. etreet, Caerleon, applied for a separation order under the Married Women's (Summary Jurisdic- tion) Act, on the ground of her husband's persistent criteity. -After hearing evidence, the Bench made the separation order, fixing the con- tributions at 10s. per week, and giving the applicaut the custody of the children. Defeudint was also ordered to pay Xi 2s. costs. PATERNITY.—William Stokes, 20, was summoned by Rhoda Nott, single woman, Green Meadow Brickyard, to show cause, etc.—After a long heating the Bench adjudged defendant to be the father of the child, and ordered him to pay 3s. 6d. per week until she is 14 yeard of age, and the costs, amounting to E2 7s. 6d. UNSATISFACTORY EVIDENcE-George Smith, of Springhill, Cwmbran, denied threatening Amelia Purcell, at Cwmbran, on October 12th. The case had been adjourned from the last Court to enable defendant to produce witnesses.—The magistrates were not satisfied with the evidence, and directed that each party should pay their own costs. THREATS.—Ann Smith was summoned for threatening Amelia Purcell, the prosecutrix in the last case.— Mrs. Purcell i-aid that defendant said she would "put a knife into her."—Defendant was bound over to keep the peace for three mouths, and ordered to pay costs. BAD LANGUAGE.—Margaret Cave, an old woman, was summoned for using obscene language at Oakfield, Cwmbran.—The Bench dismissed the case, but ordered defendant to return to the Workhouse.




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