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.NOTES AND COMMENTS.

PEMRROKE BOROUGH SESSIONS.

PEMBROKE TOWN i COUNCIL. e

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VILLAGE SHOOTING OUTRAGE.j

FIRE FATALITIES.

PRINCESS AND COOK.

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PRINCESS AND COOK. Princess Toussoun, of Kent-terrace, Regent's- park, appeared before Mr. Plowden at the Marylebone Police-court, to answer a summons charging her with having assaulted Cecilia Jacobson, her late cook. The cook's case, presented by Mr. Leycester, was that on January 26 some dispute arose about a dog, and the Princess accused her of stealing it. Two days later the Princess went to the kitchen in a very exoited state, used most violent language, called the cook a thief and other terms of that sort, and told her that clie would have to go that day. The cook replied that she was not going without her wages in lieu of notice, whereupon her mistress struck her several times with the fist on the arms. In cross-examination the complainant said she could not recollect all that happened be- cause the Princess swore so. On the evening of the day that she left she returned to the house, and after a friendly conversation with the Prin- cess she agreed to stay on until the end of the month. A parlourmaid lately in the Princess's ser- vice said on the occasion of the assault she heard the complainant screaming and calling to her to go for the police, but she was too frightened to do so. The Princess was pushing her and saying: "You shall go out of my house this night." When they went to bed that night the witness noticed that the complainant's left arm was bleeding. Princess Toussoun gave evidence on her o\ra behalf, and said with regard to the kitchen inci- dent that after she spoke to Jacobson the latter became very irritable. In the end she (the Princess) took her by the right shoulder with one hand and put her other hand in the middle of the complainant's back in order to have Aplenty of force" to push her out of the room. It was entirely untrue that she struck or kicked her. Mr. Plowden said he was compelled to come to the conclusion that an assault had been com- mitted. He was not prepared to deny the con- tention of the Princess's counsel that she" as justified in using force under the circumstances, but it was a pity when any mistress in the exercise of her prerogative permitted herself to lay hands upon her servant. He fine the Princess 10s.. with t.wo gniTJpp-" ,ot.

Family Notices

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110,000 BURGLARY. .

THE LEWIS CASE.

MISS BILLINGTON MARRIED.

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STRANGE LOVE TRAGEDY STORY.

POINT FOR PASSENGERS.

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