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MUNICIPAL ELECTION.

BURNING FATALITY AT LLANELLY.

:BOARD OF GUARDIANS I -

ALLEGED BREACH OF THE LICENSING…

THE HEALTH OF THE PEOPLE

TO OUR CORRESPONDENTS.I

RAILWAY PLATFORM.

SANITARY COMMITTEE

HIGH W AY COMMITTEE •»I

I IN AID OF MR. BEN JENKINS.

PORTREEVE OF LAUGHARNE.I

LEAVING THE OLD COUNTRY.I

THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF THE COUNCIL.

WELSH CONGREGATIONAL COLLEGES.

A DANGEROUS PRACTICE. I

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A DANGEROUS PRACTICE. I ATTEMPT TO ENTER A TRAIN WHILE I IN MOTION. At the Police Court yesterday, D. Charles, 10, Christoper-street, and John John, 1, Pemberton-street, were charged with attempting to enter a carriage while the train was in motion at the Llanelly Station on the 13th ult. Mr. T, R. Ludford appeared for the G.W.R. Company. Mr. W. C. Davies, employed at the Llanelly Station as telegraphist, deposed that he remembered the 13th of March last, The defendants came over the bridge and rushed towards the 10-45 ex- Paddington express. Charles opened the door of a compartment and John jumped on to the footboard. Charles placed his hand on John's back and tried to assist him in, but failed in the attempt, owing to John having his foot under the footboard. The train was going too fast, and they were forced to let go, and when Charles released John he fell on to the platform. The Bench Was this an up, or a down train ? Witness Down train. The defendant Charles Did you see me touch the carriage ? Witness Yes. The defendant Charles You are wrong then. Mr. T. H. Evans, s-tationmaster at Llanelly, pro- duced a copy of the bye-laws and deposed that there was a copy posted up in the Llanelly Station. He saw the two defendants on the 13th March. A scream by some people on the plat- form drew his attention to the defendants. He saw Johns with one leg on the platform, and the other on the lower footboard, being held up by Charles. The express was in motion, and running out of the station rather sharply. The lower footboard was six inches lower than the platform. He thought that Johns bad a most marvellous escape. He was dragged about fifteen yards. Charles was running along the platform holding his friend up. Neither of them could get into the train. The defendant Charles, sworn, said that they were going to Pembrey on the day in question. They ran over the bridge and the train had not started when they got to the platform. John attempted to open the carriage door, but he failed. At the moment the train started, and witness said Look out" and it was then that John slipped. He ran forward and caught John in his arms. When he had succeeded in rescuing John the stationmaster came forward aud swore at John and asked for his name. Cross-examined by Mr. Ludford He could not open the door. There was a young lady in the carriage. He did not know whether the door was locked. But for his presence, John would have been killed. Some remarks which the witness Davies had uttered were false. The Bench said they would dismiss the case against Charles, but would fine Johns JE1 Is. includiug costs.

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