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BARRY POLICE COURT. FRIDAY. Before Dr G. Neale and Councillor J. A. Manaton. 1- MAY SHOW DINNER. M OJTRNE Jones, manager of the Windsor Hotel, Barry Dock, applied for an hour's extension on Wednesday, the 10th inst, on the occasion of the annual dinner of the Barry May Show, which was acceded to. WANTED TO BECOME A NATURALISED BRITISHER. I want to become naturalised," was the re- mark of a foreigner named L. J. Jensen, of 6, John-street, West Hartlepool, as he stepped into the witness-box. Applicant explained that the High Court formalities had been gone through. Mr J. W. Morris (the Justices' clerk) submitted the oath, pledging Jensen to hold faith and bear true allegiance to his Majesty the King, to which applicant replied I will;! AFFILIATION ARREARS. Mr J. A. Hughes, solicitor,.Barry, stated that on the 13th of Marck the Bench made an order for 58 a week during the period of existence, and the funeral expenses, of the illegitimate child of Elizabeth Harvey, a Cadoxton woman, upon Harry Hatherall, a labourer, of 20, Travis-street, Barry Docks, who had failed to pay anything-being arrested for non-payment of arrears on the pre- vious night. Mr Hughes said the total amount of arrears was 96 14s 6d. It was a sad case, as the girl had been turned away from home. He was quite willing to have the case adjourned if defend- ant would make a favourable offer. Mr Hughes added that Hatherall had also been proved the father of another girl's child.—Defendant offered to pay 103 a week, and the case was accordingly adjourned for a month. A BACK-YARD SQUABBLE. According to the story told by Florence Brain, a woman, of 24, Daniel-street, there was stone war- fare at Cadoxton on the previous Monday morning. The woman complained that she went out into her yard to feed the pigs, when Ada McKenzie, a neighbour, and the latter's two young sons, began throwing stones at her, one of which struck her behind the ear. The woman McKenzie then caught her by the arm and the hair of her head, and threw her to the ground. Witness got up, when she was struck on the arm with another stone, which came from the hand of Mrs McKenzie. —Dr P. J. O'Donnell described the injuries which the complainant received.-Sergeant Ben Davies arrested the defendant, who replied that she did not touch the complainant, but her little boy threw a stone.-Defendant was ordered to pay 5s including costs. PUBLICAN CHARGED AT BARRY. David Rees, landlord of the Carpenter's Arms Inn, Whitehall, near Barry, was charged with keeping his licensed premises open during pro- hibited hours. Mr F. P. Jones-Lloyd, solicitor, Barry, defended.-P.C. Wingrove (Rhoose) gave evidence to the effect that about 11.30 p.m. on the 26th ult. he visited the Carpenter's Arms Inn, which he found open, and saw five men standing in the bar with drinks in front of them. He asked the landlord to account for the men being there, and he replied that he had gone to bed, and was awakened by knocking at the door. He went down, and saw five men outside with a motor car. The men said they had started from Barry and been around the country, and being travellers they wanted refreshments. Asked by the con- stable what steps he had taken to ascertain whether the men were bona fide travellers, the landlord said he did not think he was doing any harm.-Wingrove said the five men signed their names, but it was only a scribble, and he could not understand it.. However, he obtained the correct names and addresses. Witness added that one of the men was very much under the influence of drink.—Mr Jones-Lloyd Did you see a bucket ?— Witness: No.—Mr Jones-Lloyd I do not suggest that the driver was drinking out of a bucket. (Laughter.)—Superintendent Giddings No, the motor was thirsty. (Laughter).—In addressing the Bench, Mr Jones-Lloyd said they were not summoned for illegal sale, bnt for keeping open during prohibited hours. If these men were bona-fide travellers they could call at a public house at any time of the day or night. The question was whether defendant kept the house open for the sale of drink. The party went for a ride down the country, and on coming back, not far from Whitehall, it was discovered that the car running hot, the tanks being dry. If they could not get water the car would have to remain where it was. They proceeded to the Carpenters' Arms, which was in darkness. Outside they made a great noise with the hooter of the car, and by rapping the door and window, with the result that they were admitted.—Defendant was called and swore that he closed the house about five minutes to ten o'clock on the night in question, and had gone to bed. He was asleep, and was aroused by his wife, who said there was a great noise outside. He went down partially dressed, gave the driver some water, and the men had refreshments,-Superin- tendent Giddings Were the men, or the motor, thirsty? (Laughter.)—George Allen, the driver of the car, and others, gave corroborative evidence, and the case was dismissed. OBSCENE LANGUAGE. Evan J. Rees, booking-clerk at Cogan Railway Station, proved that Richard Clarke, John White, and Joseph Harris, Penarth, labourers, used obscene language at the Railway Station. Defend- ants did not appear, and warrants were ordered to be issued for their arrest. THEFT OF WOOD. Dock-constable Williams gave evidence that he saw a schoolboy named William Bate, of 23, George-street, carrying 20 pit-prop ends (value Is 6d) from the dockside on the previous day. The lad told the Bench that he saw other boys taking wood. and he did not think it was wrong.—In imposing a fine of 5s, Dr Neale said he hoped it would be a warning. BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT. Noah Langford, a labourer, of 26, Gilbert-street, Cadoxton, charged with being drunk on licensed premises, strenuously denied the charge, and several witnesses having been called for the defence, he was given the benefit of the doubt, and the case was dismissed. REFUSED TO QUIT. John Langford, labourer, Spring-street, Cadox- ton, was fined 10s, or seven days' imprisonment, for being drunk and refusing to quit a public- house. INDECENT TALK. Warrants were ordered to be issued for the appearance of Sarah Jones, a married woman, of Hirwain-street, Barry Docks, and Nora Ellen McCarthy, described as a prostitute, of Vere-street, Cadoxton, for using indecent language on the highway. THE DARK SIDE OF LIFE. Only nineteen years of age, Catherine Jane Rees, described as a prostitute, of 35, Holmes-street, was charged with indecent behaviour and with being drunk and disorderly. She admitted the former, but denied the latter charge.—Mr Manaton Are you prepared to go to a home ?-Defendant No. Dr Neale Then you will have to go to prison for a month with hard labour. NIGHT POACHING. William Jones, a labourer, of Saltmead, Cardiff, was sent to gaol for 21 days on a charge of night poaching, William Edwards, gamekeeper, said he was in company with two other gamekeepers about 11.30 on the previous night at West Hills Wood, Leckwith, when he saw the prisoner and a dog walking towards him. On seeing them the man took to his heels," but after a chase he was caught. An unset net, pegs, and two dead rabbits were afterwards discovered in the wood. THE INEBRIATED ONES. I Patrick Ryan was fined 20s for being drunk and disorderly.—Crown penalties were imposed upon Frederick Pitman, John Morgan, Ann Gillingham, and Joseph Tonkin warrants being ordered to be issued for the appearance of Martha Smith and Annie Piddell.