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CHEPSTOW. POLICE COURT, TUESDAY. Before Dr A. G. LAWRENCE (in the chair), C. W. WHALLBY, Esq., G. DEwDNity, Esq., and J. T. HORNIBLOW, Esq. MISCELLANEOUS.—George Pask, Tintern, was fined Is and 4s 6d costs for being drunk on the licensed premises of the Carpenters' Arras. -James Barton, Alice Williams, of Tintern, and Alfred Hayward, of Little Dinham. were fined 5s inclusive under the Education Act.-Robert Qninton, Shire- newton, was fined 2s 6d and 8s costs for riding without reins at Caerwent.—Sidney Jones and Henry Bailey, of Shirenewton, pleaded guilty, and were ordered to pay 2" öd and 6s 3d costs each for trespassing in pursuit of conies at Newchurch East.
CWMBRAN. POLICE COURT, THURSDAY. Before F. J. MITCHELL, Eq. (in the chair), Sir ARTHUR MACKWORTH, Bart., ALFRED VY ILLIAMS, Esq., and A. LL. EDWARDS, Esq. ANTI-VACCINATORS. Upon the information of Mr F. W. Parsons, the vaccination officer, two summonses had been made returnable against Henry William Summers, a local anti-vaccinator and temperance ad vocate, one being for neglecting to have his child, Beatrice Vida, vaccinated, and the other for disobeying the justices' order. With iegard to the first case, defendant said that he had applied to the Bench for an exemp- tion certificate, and had been refused. The Clerk (Mr J. C. Llewellin) pointed out that, according to the Act, if a person did not have his child vaccinated within six months—unless he held an exemption certificate-he was liable to a penalty of fl. Defendant stated that he did not intend to have the girl vaccinated unless he changed his opinion upon the subject. The Chairman remarked that Summers was very unwise. If his child had scarlet fever or small.pox it would go very bard with her, and they had no alternativa but to impose a fine of Xl. In the second case, Summers successfully raised the legal objection that the information should have "been laid within twelve months, and the case was struck out. W. Cole, greengrocer, applied for a vaccination exemption certificate, stating that he believed vac- cination would be inj urious to the health of his child. The Bench, however, refused the application on the ground that the applicant had only expressed an opinion, and had not given them any conscientious belief for his objection. They pointed out that smallpox was in the neighbourhood, and that at Newport a child had died from the disease. A. CRUEL FATHER. Arthur Edward James, widower, was charged, on remand, with having on the 1st October and on previous dates, at Cwmbran, neglected his son, Edgar Jacob James, aged 12, in such a manner as waf likely ta cause him unnecessary suffering and inj nry to his health. Mr Lyndon Moore appeared to prosecute for the N.S. P.C.C., and Mr Parsons (barrister) was for the defence. Mr Moore stated that the defendant had formerly been an underground surveyor in the employ of Messrs Guest Keen and Co., and was earning X2 per week. It was the old, old story. Yielding to the craving for strong drink, he had neglected his son. He used to go out in the morning, and invariably return after the public-houses were closed ths worse for drink. The lad was in a verminous condition, but owing to 'the charity of neighbours and the persons with whom James lodged, he was fairly well nourished. P.S. Morris proved to visiting 57, Grange-road, Pontnewydd, on the afternoon of the 28th Septem- ber. The room occupied by defendant and his boy was in a dirty condition, there was no fire in the itrste, and the only food was a piece of dry bread. The bed on which father and son slept consisted of an old mattress on the floor with a counterpane and an old rug as a covering. All these things were in a dirty state. He saw the shirt which the lad had recently taken off; it was literally alive with vermin. At 10.30 on the following day he again visited the house and saw the boy, who was then, with the exception of his boots, fairly well clothed. Other witnesses corroborated. Inspector Sparks, N.S.P.C.C., said he visited the defendant's house, and found the boy wearing one of his father's white shirts, which was alive with vermin. The bed was simply covered with lice. The child appeared to be poorly nourished and was hungry. This closed the case for the prosecution, and Mr Parsons called the defendant, who said he was a coining surveyor. He had been a widower nine years, and was left with three children. The boy had not complained that he had insufficient food. Some time ago he noticed vermin on the child, and he gave Mrs Peard meney to get something for it. By Mr Moore He had been drawing a salary of £ 2 a week, and was interested in some property upon his mothers death. He had been cautioned by the Society in respect to another child. It was untrue that nearly every night he was at the public- house. He had given his son money to buy food. The Bench considered that the prisoner had shown great neglect, and inflicted a fine of SIO, in default two mol. thal hard labour at Usk.
PONTYPOOL. POLICE COURT, SATURDAY. Before A. A. WILLIAMS, Esq. W. L. PRATT, Eq., I W. P. JAMES, Esq., E. FOWLBR, Esq., and Alderman E. JONES. A Boy ASSArLT]ID.-Wftlter Samnel, tinworker, Griffithstown, was summoned for assaulting John William Brennan, 3, Woodland Terrace, Sebastopol, on the 20tb.-Defendant who has charge of the mill in the Panteg Steel and Tinplate Works, where complainant (a boy) is employed, is alleged to have struck the com- plainant on the previous Monday, and given him a black eye and knocked him down and kicked him. —In defence, Samuel stated that the boy cursed him and struck him with a pair of tongs which he was using.—The Chairman said that the Bench were of opinion that a very serious assault had been committed, and fined the defendant 30s.
RAGLAN. PETTY SESSIONS, SATURDAY. Bifore S. IC. BosiXauBT, Esq. (chairman), Sir JI J. H. SEALB, Bart., and Colonel J. A. BHADNBY, Esq. LICENSING BUSINESS.—The licences of the Swan Inn, Clytha, and of the Red Lion, Bryngwyn, were respectively transferred from John Walters and Thomas Williams to John William Hooper (late of the Cherry Tree, Monmouth), and William Nettleton (late of the Market Tavern, Monmouth), there being no opposition.—The annual licensing dnv was fixed for Saturday, February 7tb, 1903. No LIGHT.-Geor-o Rees, labourer, Bryngwyn, was summoned for being in charge of three horses and a threshing machine without a light, at Raglan, at 8.35 p.m., on the 29th September.— Defendant's employer (Mr Richard Price, The Hendre) appeared.—P.C. Dainton stated that at the time stated, while in company with P.S. Keylock, he saw defendant in the village in charge of three horses and a threshing machine. He bad no light; it was a dark night; lighting up time was 6.44. Witness asked defendant why he bad no light, and he said he had been delayed on the ruad. He subsequently got a light at the Crown. —Mr Price said a delay of two hours was caused by the breaking of the shafts. He sent a boy with a light to meet the teams, but instead of going on he stopped in the village for them. He (Mr Price) did not wish to disobey the law, but this was a bard case, and it was the boy's faialt.- Ordered to pay the costs (4s 6d.) DITTO.—Henry Lewis, labourer, Bryngwyn, who was in charge of a horse and cart accompanying the threshing machine in the pievious case, was similarly summoiied.-P.C. Dainton again gave the facts.—Mr Price could not understand there being a second case. He thought the one summons covered both men as they were together. He hoped the magistrates would dismiss this case.—The Clerk (Mr A. Vizard) pointed out that each man was separately in charge—Defendant was ordered to pay costs (4s 6d). Both amounts were paid by Mr Price. No NAME ON HIS CART.—Joseph Huntley, a licensed hawker, was summoned for using his cart without having his name painted thereon, in accordance with the provisions of Section 76 of the Highways Act, 1835, at Llanarth, on the 22nd October.—Defendant did not appear.—P.C Thomas stated that at about 2.20 p.m. on the Wednesday in question he saw a man who gave the name of Harry Bishop driving a horse attached to a spring cart along the highway at Llanarth. Witness asked him if it was his cart, and he said it was not, but that the owner was coming along behind. Written in chalk on the off-side of the cart was J. Huntley, ifshmonger, Llandyssil." Subse- quently defendant came along with another cart on which his name was painted "Joseph Huntley, hawker, London," He admitted that he owned both carts, and, questioned why he had not his name and address properly painted on the one, he laid he bad only bought it a few days previously, and he bad had no time to get it done. Witness saw defendant's licence, which was taken out at Llanbedr, Carmarthenshire. When served with the summons the same day, near Monmouth, defendant was a bit saucy, and said he should not appear.—Supt. Parker said the County Council was drawing special attention to this offence and the police had recently been posting up notices with regard to it.Defendant was fined 5s and 48 6d costs, 7 days' hard labour in default. DRUNK AND DISORDERLY.—James Holder, labourer, Raglan, pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly at Raglan on the 22nd October.— P.S. Keylock said that at 10.30 p.m. on the day named defendant was in the village drunk. He was a regular nuisance in the village when he got drunk.—Fined 2s 6d and 4s 6d costs. RIOTO-US. -George Cooper, labourer, Raglan, was summoned for being guilty of riotous behaviour on the 18th October.—Defendant said he was having a bit of a scramble.—The Magistrates' Clerk: Do you plead guilty?—Defendant: Well, yes, sir.-P.O. Duinton stated that at 10.15 p. m. on the day in question he saw defendant and William Prosser at the end of Castle-street, fighting. When they saw witness they went away.—Mr Saunders complained of the noise and language outside his house at the time.- Defendant (addressing the Bench ): If some one is trying to hit you, what would you do, gentlemen ? Wouldn't you take your own part ?—Colonel Braduey You have already pleaded guilty, so what is use of trying to show that you are not?— —Fined 2s 6d and costs (4s 6d).—Defendant asked for time to pay, but being refused, he obtained the money in Court and handing it over to the Clerk he remarked "It is good to have a friend, sir." POOR RATES. -Corn el ius H. O'Connor, who formerly occupied Llanwilka Farm, was summoned, but did not appear, to shew cause why he should not pay X3 9s lOd poor rates due to the overseers of tha parish of Raglati.-P.S. Keylock having proved service of summons by leaving it with defendant's wife, AsBis tant- Overseer Charles J. Saunders proved the rates and demanding them.—An order I was made against defendant for payment, and, failing distress, one month's imprisonment.
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1 TRELLECK. I I PETTY SESSIONS, TUESDAY. I I Before Major G. G, GRIFFIN, Captain H. E. WALTERS, and the Rev L. A. RBss. EJECTMENT.—Mr Alfred Watkins. solicitor, [Messrs. Watkins and Co., Pontypool and Usk], applied for an ejectment order on behalf of Mr E. Lewis, Llanishen Court, who had purchased a cottage at the Duke of Beaufort's sale, of which Mrs Slake is sub-tenant. Mr Trevor A. Williams appeared for the tenant. The question was whether the tenant was entitled to 12 months' notice under tho Agricultural Holdings Act. After hearing both solicitors at some length, the Bench granted the application, the tenant to give up possession within 30 days. GAMK T.RBtiPASS.- Henry Gunter and Alfred Smith, farm servants, and Tom Powell, farmer's son, of Cwmcarvau and Llangoven, were fined 20a and costs each for game trespass on land of Mr J. Jones, Tregirog Farm, Llanishen, on Sunday, 12th October. DRUNK.—Elijah Crum, mason, Wbitebrook, was fined Is and costs for being drunk at Trelleck on October 11th.
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I Investiture at Buckingham Palace. On Friday, as announced in our last issue, the King held an Investiture at Buckingham Palace, when a very large number of honours were conferred. Amongst those who received from His Majesty the honour of Knighthood were Joseph Lawrence, Esq., M.P., and Joseph Thomas Firbatik, Esq., M.P. Lieutenant- Colonel and Hon. Colonel Francis McDonnell was invested with the Insignia of the Order of the Bath.
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Another Unionist Victory. The Chancellor of the Exchequer has been elected Lord Rector of Aberdeen University, defeating his opponent, Mr Asquith, by 28 votes. The result was declared on Thursday, as follows I Mr Ritchie 360 Mr Asquith 332 The result was received with great enthusiasm by the Unionists.
I The Balaklava Veterans. There has been a disposition in some quarters to detract from the glory of the Balaklava heroes, but anybody would find it extremely difficult to persuade the average Briton that the Charge of Balaklava is not the most glorious chapter in British history. Lord Beaconsfield spoke of it as "a feat of chivalry, fiery with consummate courage. and bright with flashing valour," and the man who knows nothing of the composition of fine sentences, and very little concerning the history of his country, will tell you that the Crimean campaign consisted of the Charge of the Light Brigade, and a few other incidents which he forgets. Saturday was Balaklava Day, and the heroes of nearly fifty years ago were very much in the minds of the public. One thing which served to draw attention to them was the happy thought which gave them a special position to see the Royal procession, and another was the letter of the Duchess of Somerset suggesting that steps should be taken to I REMOVE ANY POSSIBILITY OF WANT from the lives of this fast diminishing band of heroes. Some years ago, money was subscribed for a Light Brigade Balaklava Fund, and it might be supposed that the wants of the survivors would be met from that source. Instead of that being done, the money has been added to the Royal Patriotic Fund, where it is being allowed to accumulate, apparently, until the last of the heroes has gone hence. The War Office has been appealed to, but they reply that they have no official knowledge of any Charge of Balaklava, that the applicant must L' comply with various cast-iron rules, and that if he proves to be qualified, his case will be considered. In these circum- stances, Mr T. H. Roberts earned the public thanks by opening a fund, on business-like lines, for the relief of necessi- tous cases, and he has been instrumental in saving several of the Balaklava veterans from the horrible fate of imprisonment in a workhouse, and even from BURIAL IN A PAUPER'S GRAVE. In so doing, Mr Roberts has stood between Britain and the disgrace which threatened her-a disgrace which would trouble little the consciences of those well-fed officials, who ought long since to have ended the scandal. 0 On the lowest ground, it would pay the War Oitice to render justice to these men, whose neglect has probably kept thousands of possible recruits out of the army. One of the Balaklava veterans, who served throughout the Crimean War, and the Indian Mutiny, has not a penny of pension. He says I am a good advertise- ment for the War Office. When any young man asks my advice about enlisting, I tell him how I have been served, and I have not known one man enlist after hearing my experience." This old soldier was for many years a prominent member of one of the largest volunteer regiments, and there is not the least doubt that by refusing him a pension of a few shillings a week, th e military authorities have kept hundreds of men out of the army.
Parliamentary. In the House of Commons on Wednes- day Clause 8 of the Education Bill was again discussed in Committee. Mr Lloyd withdrew his amendment with regard to the funds of denominational schools on Mr Balfour promising to frame a clause providing for the division of the proceeds of any maintenance endowment between the managers, who would use their moiety in relief of the obligation imposed on them, and the local authority, who would apply their share in relief of the rate- payers in the particular area which the charity was intended to benefit. The question of the disposition of the present furniture of the Voluntary Schools was raised in an amendment, and the Attorney General undertook to introduce words to the effect that the fittings were to be transferred to the new authority. Repairs were next discussed, and it was decided that the responsibility of the managers should be limited to structural repairs. On Thursday Sub-sections 1 and 2 of Clause 8 were passed. Amendments pro- posed bv the Opposition to enable the free use of Voluntary Schools for political meet- ings, and to restrict the right of appeal by voluntary managers to the Board of Educa- tion were defeated.
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Libel Action: Heavy Damages. I The bearing was concluded in the King's Bench Division on Thursday of the action bronght by Mrs Julia Watt against Lady Violet Beauchamp, claiming damages for an alleged libel contained in a letter written by defendant to plaintiff's husband. Mr Justice Bruce commented strongly on the serious chtracter of the libel. The jury returned a verdict for the plaintiff, with L5,000 damages.
COTTON produces fifteen tons of fibre per one hundred acres, flax thirty, hemp thirty-five, and jute forty tons. OUT of every 1001b. of paper manufactured in the world, only 61b. is made into books. PLATINUM is the only metal that is heavier than gold. Gold is more than 50 per cent. heavier than lead. THREE hundred English fishermen are drowned every year-namely, nine in a thousand of those I engaged.
I CHARACTER IN WALKING. I Quick steps are indicative of energy and agitation. Tiptoe walking symbolises surprise, curiosity,, discretion, or mystery. Turned-in toes are often found with preoccupied, absent-minded persons. The miser's walk is represented as stooping, and noiseless, with short, nervous, anxious steps. Slow steps, whether long or short, suggest a gentle or reflective state of mind, as the case may be. Where a revengeful purpose is hidden under a foigned smile, the step will be slinking and noise- less. The proud step is slow and measured the toes are conspicuously turned out, the legs straightened. The direction of the steps wavering and following every changing impulse of the mind inevitably betrays uncertainty, hesitation, and indecision. Obstinate people, who in argument rely more on muscularity than on intellectual power, rest the feet flat and firmly on the ground, walk heavily and slowly, and stand with their legs firmly planted, and far apart.
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF P-NIN. I Pain is the sign exhibited by nature to warn ita ▼ictim of some unnatural variation in the functions of the body. Sometimes pain is only manifest when a certain part is movod. Pain occurring in paroxysms or in spasms is apt to be stabbing or darting in character, while pain is of a throbbing nature wheu from swelling—usually local-we get an undue pressure on nerves with the extra tension produced by the pulse beat. This sort of pain rises and falls in severity with the beating of the heart. In the case of a bruise or injury to the muscular substance of the body, pain is apt to be dull-what we fre- quently denominate an "ache." All pain is caused either by direct or indirect irritation of tho nerves, direct irritation causing sharp, lacerating pain, as in neuralgia indirect irritation causing dull pain, as in rheumatic affections. As a rule, sharp active pain means an active process, while a dull, aching pain forebodes slow inflammatory or chronic process. Also, the sharp active pain most likely occurs in a part where nerves are plenty—the part most subject to acute affections—while dull pain is probably in locations sparsely populated with these human telegraph wires. ————— e —————
WATER CURE FOR LUNATICS. I The monks were the physicians during the Dark Ages, and the monasteries offered quiet retreat and seclusion for many insane, together with sympathy and protection which could not be found elsewhere. Spiritual agencies were everywhere popularly believed to be most efficacious in the cure of mad- ness, and many and long were the pilgrimages made to the shrines of those saints who were believed to have special influence over the mentally afflicted, and many miraculous cures were said to have been brought about through exorcism and prayer. There were many wells through Europe and the British Isles, each with its particular saint, to which the insane were brought to bathe and to pray. At St. Nim's Pool, in England, it was tho custom to plunge the patients backward into the water and drag them to and fro until their excitement was subdued. If they shewed signs of recovering thanks were offered in a neighbouring church, but if not the treatment was continued until no hope remained.
I WHEN THEY PART. I The American and Englishman say: "Good-bye." The Frenchman: "Au revoir." The Austrian: "Auf wiedersehen." The German: "Lobe wohl." The Turk solemnly crosses hands upon his breast and makes a profound obeisance. The Russian form of parting salutation is brief, consisting of the single word "Praschal," said to sound like a sneeze. The genial Jap removes his slipper and says with a smile: "You are going to leave my despicable house in your honourable journeying—regard thee The Hindu falls in the dust at your feet. The Fiji Islanders cross two red feathers. The Burmese bend low and say: "Hib Hib!" The South Sea Islanders rattle each other's whale- teeth necklace. In the Philippines the parting benediction is bestowed in the form of rubbing one's friend's face with one's hand.
j FRENCH FUEL. j .France is a country, says the United States C-onsul of Rouen, in which the most astonishing variations of temperature occur, and its inhabi- tants pay yearly nearly £ 40,000,000 for various methods of warming themselves. On coal, about iE21, 600, 000 are spent; on wood, about P,14,400, 000 and the rest goes for petroleum, methylated spirit, and gas. Wood, which before the introduction of coal was the staple fuel, is now the luxury of the rich. In many of the cities gas has ousted charcoal from the kitchen; one reason being that, according to French taste, there; is nothing like gas for certain operations, such as grilling a steak, because the heat can be applied from above. .————— « —————
I Do You WHITB LIKH YOUR FATHER? I It may seem strange to ask such a question, but it is a fact that the handwriting of father and son are often very much alike, although the father has not taught the son. Handwriting, according to Darwin and other authorities, is hereditary, just as much as disposition and other characteristics. The theory is that certain ligaments are inherited, and so we are led to shape our letters in the same way. Sometimes there is a skip over a generation, as with maladies and marks, and the writing of grandfather and grandson are almost identical, whereas that of the father is quite different. Lord Brougham %vr:itc almost exactly like his grandfather, who died be lore Brougham's birth; and Lord Palmerston's "list" strongly resembled his father's.
t IN FIVE COUNTRIES IN FOURTEEN HOURS. I Facilities for travelling nowadays are so accele- rated that it is quite possible for the tourist to pass through five European countries in fourteen hours, barring accidents, namely, England, France, Belgium, Germany, and Holland. Take the express from Charing-cross to Dover and cross over to Calais —two countries. At the latter point you will find the inter-Continental express waiting for you, and by it you proceed to Brussels—three countries. Prom the Belgian capital you take an early out- going train for Aix-la-Chapelle, which is German territory, making the fourth country. Allowing time for the partaking of a good meal without unduly hurrying you, you now drive to a place called Vaals, in Holland, which is only some tfteen miles away from Aix-la-Chap^ile. That makes the I fifth tountry-aild all in foui.fl«n hours. I
Colonel Swayne. In the House of Commons on Thursday, Lord Cranborne said the Government had heard that Colonel, Swayne had reached the cost at Berbera, leaving Colonel Cobbe in command at Bohotle. The garrison there is perfectly safe and the guns secure. Several Indian Princes have made- valuable offers of help.
=! Death of Mr Henry Lambert. The death is announced of Mr Henry Lambert, formerly general manager of the Great Western Railway, and previously goods ,manager in South I Walee.
I Addition to the Navy. The cruiser Cornwall was successfully launched from Pembroke Dockyard, on Wednesday after-- noon, by the Countess of St German's. She is a first-class armoured cruiser of the Monmouth. class.
Important Licensiiig Case. The Lord Chief Justice and other judges, in the the King's Bench Division, on Wednesday, dis- missed, with costs, the appeal of the Head Constable of Cardiff against the magistrates' decision in the Museum Inn case. The landlady of the inn had been summoned for selling beer on a Sunday, but it was held that she could not be convicted, as, although the beer was taken away on a Sunday, it was paid for on the Saturday previous. -=-- -rr r
The America Cup: A New Defender. New York, Friday. At last night's meeting of the- New York Yacht Club it was. announced that Herreschoff had been instructed to construct a new defender. Captain Barr will be her,, skipper.
Serious Election Riots. Two Killed; Twelve Wounded. New York, Friday. At an election riot at Ponce, in* Porto Rico, yesterday, two persons were killed and twelve wounded.
Mysterious Shooting at Woking. Two people have recently been, shot through the hand at Woking. Nothing is known of the person. who fired the shots.
The Chatham Tram Car Accident. All the injured in Chatham tramt car accident are progressing favourably. The inquest on the- two victims has been fixed for Monday next.
The Simplon Tunnel. Geneva, Friday. Owing to unexpected difficulties of work, the contractors of Simplon tunnel have asked for extension of contract time by fourteen months.
U.S. General Visits Sandhurst. General Wood, of the United. States Army, paid a visit to Sandhurst College to-day, and the- cadets were specially paraded.
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I ír 1 How NATIONS SLEBP. I Considering that we all spend on an average one- third of our whole lives in bed, it is not wonderful that a good deal of care, expense, and trouble are expended on our sleeping places. In this country the unhealthy feather bed is being driven out by the healthier mattress, which also rules in America. French beds are noted for their hardness, and German beds are so ridiculously short that foreign visitors are often much too big for them. Many Norwegian beds are made to put! out from recesses. The hammock rules in South and Central America. The Indians of Guiana plait most beautiful hammocks out of grass, which they dye prettily. Japanese lie upon matting laid on the floor, with a stiff, uncomfortable wooden head-rest. It would take an Englishman years to get accustomed to such a bed of torture. The Chinese use low bed- steads, often elaborately carved. But their only mattresses and coverlets are made of matting. In winter they put on heavy clothes wadded with cotton, in which they sleep. Of all people the easiest to suit in the way of sleeping quarters are negroes. An African negro, like a wild animal, can curl up anywhere. ————— ..————