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BITRRY PORT SCHOOLS. —,4.
BITRRY PORT SCHOOLS. —, 4 MONTHLY MEETING OF THE SCHOOL BOARD. THE PINGED SCHOOL QUESTION AGAIN. The monthly meeting of the Pembrey School Board was held at the infant school on Monday last. Mr. E. Evans presided, there being also present: Messrs. D. L. Rees, D. Williams, Revs. W. it. Lloyd, D. Evans, and J. Jenkins, together with the clerk (Mr. W- H. Cox). THE CERTIFICATED TEACHER. The Chairman proposed that a certificated teacher holding a 2nd class D. certificate be given a bonus of £ 5, as in the other places. Mr. D. L. Rees seconded aud it was unanimously carried. NO APPLICATIONS. The Clerk said that he had received no applica- tions for the post of certificated teacher to fill the vacancy at Copperworks school. They had only advertised in one paper. Rev. W. R. Lloyd thought they should advertise in the three local papers and the Schoolmaster. The Chairman proposed that they should advertise • in the local papers and in the Schoolmaster and insert the advertisement in its new form. Rev. D. Evans seconded and it was carried. RESIGNATION OF THE VICE-CHAIRMAN. A letter was read from Mr. D. Tenant Thomas, the vice-chairman, resigning his seat on the Board, because he bad left the country. Mr. D. L. Rees proposed that they should accept the resignation, and appoint a successor at the next meeting. Mr. D. Williams seconded and it was carried. APPLICATION FOR AN INCREASE. An application was received from Miss Williams, of the Trimsaran School, for an increase of salary. Rev. D. Evans: She gets £45 now. The Clerk Yes." Mr. D. L. Rees Is she under the new scale ? The Clerk: No. Mr. D. L. Rees: How does that compare with the present scale ? Rev. D. Evans: It is above it. We cannot con- sider the matter to-day. Eventually it was decided to adjourn the matter Until the next meeting. THE PINGED SCHOOL. I The Chairman said that this matter was left open I until that day at the last meeting. He should like to know if the clerk had anything to say in the Matter and if he had received any reply from the Education Department to Mr. Lloyd's letter. The Clerk replied in the negative. Rev. W. R. Lloyd: I received just a line or two hi reply. It only stated that the matter shall re- ceive their immediate attention. The Chairman thought that they could proceed subject to the approval of the department. The plans had been passed. They could now instruct their architect to prepare specifications, then they could advertise for tenders. Mr. n. Williams: 'Have you settled about the land ? The Chairman We held it over from the last meeting. We promised to do so to see what the Department would say. Mr. D. L. Rees: As Mr. Lloyd as written to them, they will either sanction it or disapprove of it.- I think we can send the plans up. It will cost us nothing. Rev. D. Evans agreed with Mr. Rees. Mr. D. L. Rees proposed that the plans be pre- pared and submitted to the Department. Mr. D. Williams was of opinion that they should see that the land was safe first of all. The Chairman thought that would be safe. Rev. W. R. Llcyd said that no doubt the Depart- ment had been very busy during the Easter holidays and that was the reason of the delay. The Chairman said that the arrangement for the purchase of the land was conditional. Rev. D. Evans thought that this matter would stand a long time if they deferred it to the next meeting. Rev. W. R. Lloyd thought that if the clerk received a reply from the Education Department, he could call an extraordinary meeting of the Board. Rev. D. Evans seconded the proposition and it was carried. SEAL OF THE BOARD. I It was decided to put the seal of the Board to I the indentures of the three pupil teachers at Pwll I School. THE SCALE OF SALARIES. I Hev. W. R. Lloyd was of opinion that the new scale of salaries, the Board had recently made, should be printed and distributed among the teachers. The Chairman thought it was a good plan. Rev. D. Evans said they could also insert the scale of salaries in the annual report. It was finally decided that 200 copies be printed. THE BILL FOR COxVL. I The Chairman said that bills had been submitted from Messrs. Williams & Co., the coal contractors, for the supply of coal to the various schools. The bill amounted to about £ 21. The Clerk stated that the bill for last year was £ 11 7s. 5d. and, already, they had paid last December -97 4s, for coal, and now they had bills of about 121 for coal. There must be a mistake somewhere. There was a vast difference between the two years. Mr. D. L. Rees: We should compare these bills with those of last year. It is almost three times as much as last year. The Chairman The figures appear very much more. The Clerk: The question is whether coal is used here on Sunday. Rev. D. Evans did not think so. The Clerk said that he had spoken to the teachers on the matter and they said they never ordered the coal nor had they received invoices for it. The Chairman thought that no coal should be ordered without the head teacher's knowledge. Rev. W. R. Lloyd said that when Mr. Williams had the contract, he was very kind to see that the school should not be short of coal. There was an understanding between him and Mr. Williams that that should be so. Mr. D. Williams How many fires are there in the Copperworks School ? Rev. D. Evans: Ten altogether. The Chairman said that there was a lot of coal burnt in the night schools. He proposed that no coal be ordered without the head-teacher's know- ledge. Mr. D. Williams seconded. Rev. W. R. Lloyd said that Mr. Williams was very anxious to meet the various schools in the supply of coal. In the winter there was a great amount of coal required when it was very cold. He thought it exceedingly kind of a person to see to the wants of the schools. The Chairman suggested that if the bills were certified by the teachers they could be paid. The Chairman's suggestion was agreed to. MONTHLY PAYMENTS. Mr. D. L. Rees said there was a great deal of dissatisfaction among the teachers and persons en- gaged under the board that the board paid the salaries quarterly instead of monthly. He did not any reason in it himself. Some of the teachers had been speaking to him in reference to the Matter. If a stranger came there as a teacher, it ?ould be very hard lines for that person to wait for three months before he received his salary. Hev. vL R. Lloyd remarked that the matter bad heen before the Board and discussed on former occasions and it was at that time the wish of a argo number of teachers that they should be paid y Since that, two of the teachers had been Peaking to him on the matter. However, be quite agreed with Mr. Rees that it was a long time to "nut, especially when teachers were from home. The Clerk said it would mean more work for him and more trouble for the Board. Mr. D. L. Rees proposed that the salaries be paid monthly instead of quarterly. Rev. W R. Lloyd seconded and it was unani- mously carried. I THE USE OF A SCHOOL. An application was received from the Good Templars of Burry Port, asking for the use of the infant school, to hold a tea party on May the Isl. The Chairman said that he had declined to siyn the paper presented to him. They had been with Mr. Williams and that gentleman referred them t him. The last time they had the school, it was left in a filthy state and he thought they should make other conditions now. Rev. D. Evans Who made the complaint? The Chairman: The cleaner and one of the staff. Rev. D. Evans said that the Good Templars had been very careful to clean the room after them, and that what the Chairman had mentioned was a new game which was being tried. However, they had done away with that now. Mr. D. L. Rees thought they should be careful to clean the room. Mr. D. Williams explained that the reason he refused to sign the paper was, he was afraid iL would clash with something else. Rev. W. R. Lloyd proposed that it be granted. Rev. J. Jenkins seconded and it was carried. I THE USE OF THE TRIMSARAN SCHOOL. I The Kev. J. JenkIn:" made an application on behalf of the LlaQdurry Church for the use of the Trimsaran School on the 19th of June. They intended holding an eisteddfod there. Rev. D. Evans proposed that the application be granted. The Chairman seconded and it was agreed to. DESKS FOR THE COPPERWORKS SCHOOL. The Clerk said that Mr. Lewis had written him, stating that he required 16 desks 3ft. 4ins. long at 22s. 6d. each. He had not yet received information in reference to the desks required at the Trimsaran School. It was decided to order the desks for the Copper- works School.
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES. I LLANELLYDISTRJCTOF FORESTERS. The quarterly meeting of the Llanelly District of Foresters was held on Saturday last at the Ivy Bush Inn, Park-street, Llanelly. The officers present were:—Chief Ranger, J, Lewis Phillips; D.C. Ranger, Joseph Roberts; D.S., Philip Mitchell; B.T., W. H. Andrews together with the following delegates: Courts Golden Grove, Theo. Itandell: Dillwyn, W. Owens; Stradey, Thomas Evans; Trimsaran, R. Lewis Grange, W. J. Lewis Robin Hood, T. H. Mansel; Pride of Wales, J. Humphreys Henry, lasac Lloyd: Dell, Thomas Owen; Rose of Myrddin, W. T. Thomas; Dimpath, Thomas Davies Railway, W. Sharp John Griffiths, M. F. Morgan; Fair Oak, J. Wilson; Bristol, J. Lewis: Pwll, R. Williams; Buffryn, Thomas Bowen. The Chief Ranger, J. Lewis Phillips, declared the meeting open, following which the delegates' credentials were received and examined, and the financial business of the meeting proceeded with. The Secretary read the minutes of the last meeting, and these were passed. Bro. J. S. Picton submitted the auditors' report for the last quarter. Bro. T. Randell proposed, and Bro. Isaac Lloyd seconded, that the report be accepted, which was carried unanimously.—Bros. DI. Harries, of Court Henry, Morgan F. Morgan, of Court John Griffiths, and W. Sharp, of Court Railway, were appointed book examiners. Bro. Morgan F. Morgan presented the report, which shewed that the number of claims were 11; viz., seven members and four members' wives, making a total of £ 90. All the claims were found good, with the exception of those of Court Golden Grove and Court Robin Hood, which had not produced their books. It was decided to accept all the claims subject to Court Golden Grove and Court Robin Hood pro- ducing their books to the District Officers on Monday morning. Bills were received from Mr. William Davies for printing and from Mr. J. Rees for valuing, which were ordered to be paid. An application was received from Mr. C. Henry for a distress gift for B. Williams, who had been ill for a period of two years. It was proposed by Bro. J. Humphreys, seconded by Bro. T. Morgan, that a sum of JE3 be granted to the Bro., which was unanimously carried. Next came the report from the district officers upon a communication received from the Executive Council in respect of certain courts in the district not complying with the rules as to the graduated scale of payments. After some discussion it was proposed by Bro. Thomas Bavies, Court Bimpath, seconded by Bro. Theo. Randell, Court Golden Grove, that the officers- of the district take immedi- ate steps to compel the various courts to conform with the rules. The notice of motion from Court Bristol with regard to a female Court was post- poned for three months owing to pressure of busi- ness on the district officers. It was unanimously decided to hold the next quarterly meeting at the Rose of Myrthin Lodge Room, Cwmfelin. The levies for the ensuing quarter are:—Funeral Fund, Is. 6d.; Management Fund, 3d. This concluded the business, and the Chief Ranger declared the-meeting closed.
DAMAGE TO A CARRIAGE. I
DAMAGE TO A CARRIAGE. I A CASE AT THE COUNTY COURT. At the Llanelly County Court on Tuesday, before his Honour Judge Bishop, J. Hill, Veterinary Sur- geon, sued D. Charles, grocer, Burky Port, for damages done to a trap to the extent of L9 on the 9th of February last. Mr. W. Howell appeared for the plaintiff and Mr. D. Randell, M.P., appeared for the defendant. J. Hill, Veterinary Surgeon, sworn said that, on the 9th of February last, he was going from Llan- elly to Pembrey. Mr. Balentyne, the bailiff of Mr. Buckley, was with him. Near the brick-works he saw coming towards him, two boys driving a trap. They were in the centre of the road. He pulled his trap to the proper side as far as possible. His pony was almost standing when defendant's trap struck his right wheel in the centre and smashed it. His pony jumped owing to the collision and both the shafts were also damaged, and the occu- pants thrown out of the trap. The boys drove away, but he called them back and they returned. The boy named Dickenson, who was driving, said he was very sorry for what had occurred, he was not used to driving. The boy Turner said in the presence of the defendant and himself, that it was not his fault. Cross-examined by Mr. Randell: He was not used to covering a lot of ground. He noticed there were goods in the spring trap driven by the boys. They were occupying more than half of the road. The width of the road might be 15 feet or 20 feet. They fell where they were struck. The boys assisted him in conveying the remains of his trap to the brick- works. There was ample room for two traps to pass, on the road. J. Balentyne, a farm bailiff, deposed he was driving with the plaintiff in a gig on the day in question. Mr. Hill was driving at a moderate rate. The carriage that was coming up the road struck Mr. Hill's trap and smashed the wheel and shafts. The boys drove away unconcerned, but were called back by Mr. Hill, and they returned and said they were sorry. There was plenty of room for them to pass. Cross-examined by Mr. Randell: They were not going as fast as Mr. Hill's trap. Neither of the traps had come to a standstill when the collision occurred. H. Turner, a servant in the employ of the defendant, sworn, said he was on his way to the Pwll on the day in question. He saw Mr. Hill's trap coming towards him at a very rapid pace. Mr. Hill ran into his carriage and the accident occurred. He drove on and he was called back by the plaintiff. Mr. Hill said, "Here is a smash," Mr. Hill said that they had not kept to their pro- per side. Dickenson said they had. Cross-examined by Mr. Howell: There were many carriages going over the road every day. Some persons measured the distances between his trap and the hedge. R. Dickenson and D. Charles also gave evidence. His Honour gave a verdict for the defendant with costs.
ICRICKET CLUB BALL.
I CRICKET CLUB BALL. AN INTERESTING EVENT AT THE ATHENiEUM HALL. The fancy dress ball, held under the auspices of the Llanelly Cricket Club at the Athenaeum Hall on Friday night last, was a distinguished success. The finances of the club are not, as no doubt most of our readers are aware, in the most flourishing condition. There is, as a matter of fact, a debt of about £ 70 resting on the institution, and it was with the object of removing this incubus that the dance which took place on Friday night last was organized. Latterly, public dances arranged with an eye to the main chance" have become exceedingly popular in the town, the appreciable fianaucial result of the Free Masons' ball under the auspices of the Hospital having set the vogue which seems likely to continue for some time yet to come. Both events have no doubt been excellently conducted. The hall, for the inter- esting event on Friday night, had been most tastefully decorated, and the authorities of the club had been assiduous in their exertions to guarantee the success of the function. In this connection mention should be made of the retiring captain (Mr. F. N. Powell), the present captain (Mr. Llewellyn John), and the hon. sec. (Mr. R. H. Linn). These gentlemen were ably assisted by the committee generally, and it must be gratifying to all to know that their efforts resulted in the success which had been steadily kept in view. The ball was brightened and auimated by the appearance of a large number of the guests in fancy dress. Some of the costumes were exceedingly appropriate and eminently became" the guests who wore them. The catering was in the hands of Mr. S. Lloyd, of the Stepney Arms Hotel, and was exceedingly well done, whilst Mr. Hulley's band, under the direction of Mr. Atkins, dis- charged their duties perfectly, winning golden encomiums all round. The masters of cere- monies were Mr. F. L. Rees and Mr. Morley Joseph, and the hon. sec. Mr. R. H. Linn. The stewards were Messrs. Llewellyn John, F. N. Powell, D. L. Joseph, A. P. Lewis, J. Gwyn Thomas, H. Hammond, D. W. Nicholl, John Howell, B. R. Jones, and B. P. Rees. Those present at the ball were :— Mr. Tom Jones. Mr. D, R Edmunds. Mr. Hugh Waddle (Hunt Dress), Mrs. Waddle and Miss Waddle. Dr. S. Williams. Dr. and Mrs. Williams. Mr. and Miss White. Miss Gertrude Bowen (Fancy Dress), Highfield. Mr. J. G. Daw and Miss Daw. Miss Annie Francis. Mr. A. Pollard Lewis. Mr. and Mrs. S. Daw. Mr. D. L. Joseph (Fancy Dress). Mr Hugh Howell :md Miss Howell. Mr. T. J. Williaws. Mr. A. S. Jones. Dr. S. B Williams (Gowerton). Mr. D. R. Williams Miss Madge Williams. Miss Gertrude Williams. Miss Marion Phillips (Swansea). Miss L. R. Williams. Mr. J. J. Sanders (Fancy Dress). Dr and Mrs Evans. Miss May Evaus. Mr. Stanley Elt (Neath). Miss Jenny Matthias (Loudon). Mr. W. W. Wallan (Bristol). Mr. Harry James. Miss James (Fancy Dress), Miss Millie James. Dr. and Mrs. Samuel. Miss Winifred Samuel (Fancy Dress). Mr. Arthur Samuel (Fancy Dress). -Mr. liror Samuel. Mr. Evan Williams (Pontardulais). Miss Kate Williams. Mr. E. R. Hughes. Mrs. Griffiths. Miss Swire (Fancy Dress). Mr. F. N. Powell and Mrs, Powell (Fancy Dress). Miss Jones. Mr. and Mrs. Blake. v Mr. and Mrs. Gwynne Thomas. Mr. P. N. Tucker (Fancy Dress). Mrs. J. Llewellyn Thomas. Mrs. Bernard Rees. Mr. F. L. Rees. Miss Etta Rees. Mr. Ernest Bowen. Miss Cox. Mrs. Marsh. Miss Marsh (Fancy Dress). Mr. D. W. Nicholl. Miss Nicholl. Miss Blanche Rees. Mr. T. R. Ludford (Fancy Dress Uniform), and Mrs. Ludford. Mr. Morton Evans (Fancy Dress Uniform). Mr. Llewellyn John (Fancy Dress). Mr. Martin John. Miss Catherin John(Faucy Dress). Miss Bowen. Mr. D G. Rees. Dr. Bowen Davies. Mr. G. M. Joseph. Mr. J. O. Jones. Mr. R. H. Linn. Mr. H. Hammond. Miss Annie Williams. Miss Gertie Williams. Mr. W. P. Tobias Williams, Mr. P. Mainwariug.
PEMBREY PARISH CHURCH VESTRY.
PEMBREY PARISH CHURCH VESTRY. The Pembrey Parish Church Vestry was held on Saturday last at the National Schools. The Rev. H. Evans, the vicar, presided. The Church warden's accounts were audited and found correct. Mr. Hugh Nevill, Pembrey House, was re-elected vicar's warden, and Mr. J. George people's warden, The usual number of sidesmen were appointed. Vote of thanks were passed to the officers and the meeting terminated with the benediction.
THE SALE OF THE KIDWELLY TIN…
THE SALE OF THE KIDWELLY TIN WORKS. The sale of the Gwendraeth ti np] ate works will now, it is understood, take place very shortly, and, probably, in the Midlands, a well-known auctioneer having been down seeing the works on several occasions last week. It is sincerely hoped some strong syndicate will purchase and start the works at once.
I THE FELINFOEL CASE AGAIN.
I THE FELINFOEL CASE AGAIN. This cape appeared again at Monday's sitting of the Llanelly County Court before His Honour Judge Bishop, a case in which D. Peregrine, carpenter, Felinfoel, sued John Philpott, publican and farmer, Felinfoel, for about £69, being monies lent and paid on behalf of defendant. There was also a counter-claim for £107, of which plaintiff admitted that he owed £ 16 18s. Mr. C. H. Glascodine (instructed by Mr. F. N. Powell) appeared for the plaintiff, and Mr. Ivor Bowen (instructed by Messrs. Johnson & 1 Stead) appeared for the defendant, His Honour gave a verdict for the plaintiff, D. Feragrine, for c.34 17s. 6d,
LOG A L COUNT Y CO U RT.
LOG A L COUNT Y CO U RT. I THE MONTHLY SITTINGS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY. The monthly sitting of the Llanelly County Court took place at the Town Hall on Monday last, before His Honour Judge Bishop. The undefended cases were disposed of by the registrar (Mr, W. Buckley Roderick). I FUR-NITURE. I D. Jones, Railway-terrace, sued D. Donaghue, New Dock, for goods supplied. Mr. Walton (from the office of Mr. Brodie) appeared for the plaintiff. —The defendant said he had not been working for the last five inontlis.-His Honour Are you married ?-Tile Defendant: Yes, sir, and I have four children and my mother to maintain.—The Plaintiff: You don't maintain you mother.—The Defendant: Nobody else does. My mother is also in ill-heulth.—The Plaintiff said that he had seen defendant working about two months ago.—The Defendant said he was only carrying a basket of fish for a man in the market to try and get a living.—Mr. Walton It was only 2s. a month we asked for.—The Defendant: If I have no money I cannot pay it.—His Honour adjourned the case for two months. CLOTHING. I Thomas Griffiths. Minhurtach farm, was sued by Messrs. Masters and Company, Stepney-street, for clothing supplied. Mr. Walton (from the office of Mr. Brodie) appeared for the defendant. Mr. Walton said that he had made arrangements with the firm's manager to pay five shillings a month. He asked His Honour to make an order for that amount. His Honour made an order for that amount. GROCERIES. I Ann Bevan, Hendy, Pontardulais, sued Morgan Jenkins. of the same address, for grocei-ie-, supplied. Mr. D. G. Rees appeared for the plaiiitiff-The defendant's wife appeared for him and she brought in a plea that her husband was not working. His Honour made an order of 4s. a month. A FRUITERER'S DEBT. I Mrs. Esther Carpenter, fruiterer, Murray-street, claimed e5 5s. from Messrs. Cross & Co., fruiterers, Liverpool, an amount the claimant alleged had been illegally realized, the goods distrained being her own property. It appears that in November of last year the plaintiff's husband, Mr. W. J. Carpenter, bought goods to the extent of f,20 from Messrs. Cross & Co., Liverpool. They issued an execution on the goods and they only realized £ 5 5s. These proceedings were for the £ 5 5s. Mr. W. Howell appeared for the plaintiff and Mr. D. R. Williams for the defendants. Esther Carpenter, sworn, said that all her goods had been seized in this execution. The shop was in her name. His Honour: What do you keep? The Claimant: A fruit and fish shop. His Honour: What is your husband ? The Claimant: A fruit salesman. I had paid all the bills produced out of my own money. Cross-examined by Mr. D. R. Williams: She was not in the habit of keeping a stock of F-30. She had a stall in the market and a warehouse in Murray-street. Her husband was not her managing man. He stood at the stall in the market some- times. She did not have q20 worth of goods last November. The letters produced were written by her husband. Her husband had a lock up stall about two months ago. Will you read these letters Mrs. Carpenter ?— His Honour I cannot identify the place by the letters and I cannot identify the goods by the letters. Re-examined by Mr. Howell: The receipts pro- duced were for rent and in her name and she paid the money herself. All the things that were seized were her goods. His Honour When your husband got the scales where did he keep them ? Mrs. Crapenter: In the lock up stall near thePost Office entrance of the market. His Honour Where are they now? Mrs. Carpenter With me in the Murray-street shop. Jlis.Honour You keep a business of your own ? Mrs. Carpenter: Yes. His Honour: And your husband a business of his own? Mrs. Carpenter: Yes. His Honour gave judgment for the claimant with costs. GROCERIES. I H. Jones, Dillwyn-street, sued T. Thomas, Pleasant-row, for goods supplied. Mr. D. G. Rees appeared for the plaintiff. The defendant's wife said that her husband had not been working recently. His Honour said that her husband had been working now for four weeks. Mr. D. G. Rees produced a certificate of the defendant's wages. His Honour made an order for 3s. a month. "HE WAS A WICKED MAN." I S Harries, Ironmonger, Gorseinon, sued W. Morgan, Stafford-cottage, Gorseinon, for 6s. being an amount; for damages done by defendant's geese trespassing on his field on the 4th and 5th February last. Mr. Harries said that he had sent the geese out on several occasions previous to these dates. They had done the field a lot of damage by mating the grass. He had a pony grazing on the field, but now it couldn't be placed there owing to the damage done by the geese. The defendant's wife appeared for him and created roars of laughter by her tropical language. The Plaintiff said that he had sent a policeman to her house to try and frighten her. The Defendant: Oh, you wicked man, it will come back to you some day (laughter). The Plaintiff: They have even cut the grass. The Defendant (excitedly): He is a big liar he is a wild man (loud laughter). His Honour: You have no business to call a man a liar. It is very wrong of you to do so. The plaintiff said that he had delivered a letter to the defendant cautioning her. The defendant again broke out with her strong remarks. His Honour: Where do you come from ? The Defendant: Cardiganshire. His Honour: I thought so (laughter). The defendant: Have yon seen them in the field after the dates in question. ? The Plaintiff: Yes. The defendant: What malice have you against me? His Honour You must not speak nonsense. The defendant: It is not nonsense. His Honour: You are asking questions which he need not answer. The plaintiff called a witness who deposed that he had seen the geese in the field on several occa- sions. His Honour (to the defendant): You must keep your geese out of the field and you mnst pay 5s. for the tresspass. The defendant on leaving the witness-box said I will not pay and another thing: I cannot pay it. I A COUNTERCLAIM. D. Evans, Bradford House, Stepney-street, sued W. Williams, tailor, West End, for;C3 Os. 3Jd., being an amount due for goods supplied. There was also a counterclaim for £2 16s. 9d. Mr. W. Howell appeared for the plaintiff, and Mr. Walton (from the Mr. Brodie) appeared for the defendant. The defendant admitted owing the amount sued for. Mr. Walton said that it was now a case of the counterclaim. Mr. Williams said that he had made three suits and a trousers which he has not been paid for in 1894. Cross-examined by Mr. Howell: Mr. Evans was doing a large business. Mr. Isaiah Thomas did not pay him on the 23rd April, 13s.: nor 13s. 6d. in regard to Thomas, Pontyeates nor 16s. in reference to Davies, Llandovery nor 3s. in regard to another man by the name of Davies in 1894. Mr. Isaiah Thomas deposed that be was book- keeper to Mr. Evans. He paid 13s. to Mr. Williams in April, 1894, on account. He also paid 13s. 6d. on May 26th. He gave him 3s. with regard to the third time, and after that, 16s. His Honour gave a verdict for the defendant, Mr. Williams,
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