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FRODSHAM.

ACTON.

HAW »IU)EN ! HA'V \ liDE;\;

FLINT. I

RITA BON.

M ALP AS.

NESTON. I

CtflLDEii THORNTON-

I ROSSETT.

CONNAH S QUAY & SHOTTON. j

ALLEGED BURGLARY AT BARROW

DRINK AND PAUPERISM.

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I WHITCHURCH GRAMMAR SCHOOL.

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ATTACK ON GAMEKEEPERS.

ANTHRAX AT S Ki A CII. 1

BOARDS OF UUAltDlANS.

A SERGEANTS STORY.

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BKOXTON PET 1 Y SESSIONS.

FKODSHAM -PETTY SESSIONS,…

EDDISBURY PETTY SESSIONS.

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EDDISBURY PETTY SESSIONS. MONDAY.—Before Cokne! La?ceiles, Dr. Smith Captain Hig?n, Mr. J. 8. Nidi, and Mr J' H. Stock, M.P. H. StNoN cEk, Av ERIIAkl LICENCE.- Mr. A. Fletcher, solio.tor, Northwich, appLed on bchait of Frederick Wakefield, livery stable keeper, Northwich, for the transfer of the Lcenoe of the Hmg-o'-BoiU Inn, Weaverham, from William Pickering, the present holder, wno by the infirmi- ties of age is unable to carry on the bils nes.- The application was granted. WEAVER TAVERN, FRODSHAM.—Mr. H. N. Lmaker, solicitor, I1 rodsham, applied for a transfer of the licence of the Weaver Tavern, Frod-ha-m, to Sarah Fatilknei-, already holding a temporary authority.—The magistrates extended the temporary authority until the February meet- I .j, of ¡[J" oourt, in order that applicant may have an opportunity of obtaining a separation oider agaii-st her husband on the ground of aiie<red per- sistent cruelty, his continued presence 0 on preffisses being objected to by the polite and the 0wncrs. WHEN MEN DRINK MOST.-Mr. H. N. LinaJter asked for the magistrates' approval of plans for the alteration of the tap-rocm of the Commero,al Inn, Frodsham.—Sergeant Becley pointed out th"t the a.terauons would convert the tap-room in which the customers drank while sit- ting at tables into a vaults where men drank while standing up. He was of opinion that men, par- ticularly workingmen, drank more while standing up, and coil-kxluent-y there was more drunken- ness. He had commun.cated these observations to the Chief Constable, who had endowed them.— Mr. Linaker poimed out that a bench would be provided in the ro-om.—The plans were approved. DUCK LABOURER'S ARREARS.—William | W hite, deck labourer, was summoned by the Tar- t VJU Guardians for hav:ng ahowed his contribu- tion of Is. a week towards the maintenance of his mother to fall into arrear.-Tli,c relieving officer for the Union said defendant had paid nothing for three months, and altogether his arrears amounted to 22s. His wages averaged from 25s. to 30s., though sometimes they wouid drop below ;Ul.-An order fcr the amount cf the arrears and the costs (lls.) was made. BASE INGRATITUDE.—A Winsford youth named Isaac Robimon was charged on remand with stealing a gent,email's silver Geneva watch, value 75. 6d., the property of John Brock-, and one silver chain, value 12s. James Brooks.—James Brooks, Sia.Hon-ioad Wharton, said that when he came home from vv- rk on Nov. 26th, about 5.15 p.m., he found prisoner in his k-t-chen. It was a wet night and as. prisoner said he had nowhere to go witness told him he could s.eep on the sota. Witness having made up a. fire went to work about 5.30 the. next morning. He had left his watch on the mantelshelf, to- gether with the chain belonging to his lolli.- Sarah Brooks, w.fe of the last witness, saidi that on Nov. 26th she put the watch and chain in a drawer in the parlour. The next day she massed them. P.C. Richard Lee, of Wharton, said he apprehended prisoner on Dec. 18th and charged him with the theft. Prisoner replied that he toCok II the watch and chain and sold the watch for 3s. to a mail at a farm near Wettenhall, and the chain for gd.-Joi,n Span, wagoner, employed at Hawthorn Farm, Choimondeston, s3.d prisoner came to him and shewed him the watch and chain. lie bought the latter, which appeared to be sil- ver, for 6d.—The Chairman cautioned Span about buying silver articles under the circumstances, lie advised him to be oareftil.-Pr;oiler was sen- tenced to three months' imprisonment: with hard labour. NA UGHTY BOYS.-Two boys named John Robert Frodsham, aged 14, of Kingsiey, and Sam. rletoher, aged 17, Frodsham, wero c harged on re- mand with stealing on Dec. 18th a silver watch and brass chain, value £ 4, and one silver watch and metal chain, value 15s., the property ofaiine Lit tie, w.dow and huckster, Kingsiey.—Complain- ant said that on Dec. 20th she missed tho two watches and chains. She last saw them on Fi-: ?y.??"S'-—A boy named Fred"riok Pritohard of Kingsiey, said he saw Frodsham with one of the stolen waiehes.—P.C. D. EI wood, Kingsiey, stated that. at 4.30 p.m. on the 20th iiust. he rec- ved in- oi-maticn that the home of Mrs. Littler had been broken into on the 18th inst. He made inquiries and searched for the watches. He heard that. prisoner Frodsham. had gone home and told an- other lad that he had bought a watch. lie had Irodsham brought to Mrs. Littler's, and Pritchard handed the watch over. Fred-ham then said he had given 2s. 6d. for the watch. Ho was brimm- ing prisoner to Frodsham, and on He way they met the other prisoner. Fletcher. He (the con- stable) went to him and asked him v.-hat he had done with the watch, at the same time milling his coat on one side. He pulled the watch out of the lad s waistcoat pocket. IIo then brought both the pr soners to the Frodsham Police- Station ai, d after cautioning them he charged them with tho ohenoe. Both prisoners acknowledged the theft and Fletcher made a statement that he and Frod- sham went to Mrs. Littler s house Cll the Friday doming, and were inside the house talking to a man named Gibson. They came out with Gibson, WiJO told them he was going to the forest. Both lads wont back to the house in the afternoen and got inside, and found the watches in the bedroom, and took them.—Mr. II. N. Linaker. who ap- peared on behalf of Frodsham. said t.he lad was an cl,pia-,i, having lest, his fither when he v/us four years old, and his mother six years ago. After his mother's death t.he boy was knocking about the country, until four years ago he was taken in out of p ty by Alrs. Frodsham, probably because he bore the sam-e name as she did. The bey had been well conducted and lildli-,tr,ot. arGI he (Mr. Linaker thought he had been led away, by the other boy. who had previously ap~ peared be- foi t) ether justices en a similar charge. IT. Frod- il a r,- ?,. ?1r. sham, wno employed the lad, had written a letter offering to take him back into his employment r he was dealt with under the First Offenders Ael — The Magistrates decided to bind Frcd'ham over under the First Offenders' Act-The Chairman warned him that if he was brought up again he wouIcl not be s hewn the same clemency. If h(\ was sent to gao) at his age he would be ruined DRU\*KF\\T^USt ? to S?? for one month. DRVNKE"ESS.-Ernpt 1'?' P??er. ?.I!nigt<M, wa.s hne? 2s. 6d. Including costs fo • _?untenness, while for a similar oSonce, Jame. PoweH_, Kmgs!ey, had to pay 10s. hicmsivc r" costs.

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DENBIGHSHIRE EDUCATIO::\ PULICY

SHOCKLACH.

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