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LOCAL PRIZE FIGHT.

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LOCAL PRIZE FIGHT. FOR 28. ▼ ASIDE. J FOR 2s. 6d. ASIDE. I SUBSEQUENT MAGISTERIAL PRO- I CEEDINGS. I At the Llanelly Police Court on Tuesday (before Mr. H. Wilkins and Major Bythway), Josiah Llewellyn and John John, colliers, Pontyberein, were charged with fighting in a field at Ponty- berem on Monday last. P.C. T. Richards deposed that about 6.15 p.m. on Monday evening, he saw the defendants fighting in a field about 300 yards from the back of the Star Inn, Pontyberem. They were stripped down to the waist. When he went to them, Llewellyn struck J. John. P.C. Saer came forward and held John on the ground but the other made off. He (witness) gave chase and caught him 400 yards from the spot of the fight. Defendant said they only had a little fight for 2s. 6d. a side. They were taken to P.C Saer's house, and there they put on their shirts, vests, and coats. They were then charged with the offence. The Bench Had they been fighting hard ? Witness There was blood on John's face. The Bench Were you given information of the fight ? Witness Yes. Mr. Brodie Was it public or private property where they were fighting ? Witness Private. Mr. Brodie Any spectators present Witness: Only two men acting as seconds to the principals. Mr. Brodie Were they fighting with the inten- tion to inj ure each other ? Witness: Yes. Mr. Brodie: It was not a mere sparring exhibi- tion ? Witness: No. Mr. Brodie Did you see them strike blows ? Witness: I saw Llewellyn strike John to the ground. The defendant John said he knew nothing about the 2s. 6d. Mr. Brodie: What condition were they in as regards sobriety ? Witness: They were drunk and could not walk back very well. The Bench: Is there much fighting going on there? Witness: Yes sir. The Bench Principally on Mabon's day ? Witness: Yes sir. To further questions witness said there was blood on John's face. Mr. Brodie: Did the man that was knocked down seemed to be seriously injured ? Witness: Yes, sir. Mr. Brodie Was he unconscious ? Witness: I cannot say, as I had gone to chase Llewelyn. Mr. Brodie: Was he all right when you returned? Witness: Yes, sir. Both defendants pleaded guilty to the offence, and said they were very sorry. The Bench said that it was a very serious charge, and they regretted very much to see two young men like them appearing before the magistrates. It might have resulted very seriously. They ought to be ashamed of themselves to go out to a field to fight, and they must remember that Mabon's Day was not made to drink and fight. However, the Bench would deal leniently with them and fine them 15s., and costs 6s. 8d., or in default 14 days. The defendant John: Will you kindly give us a month to pay ? The Bench We give you a fortnight to pay.

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