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From: J GRIFFITHS <>
Subject: [MON] News Items of 1924 Number One Hundred-thirtyfour.
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2009 18:05:17 +0000 (GMT)
Western Mail Thursday May 8th 1924.
Pontypridd miner Gilbert CLARK, 49, of Barry-terrace , Pwllgwaun, was charged with the attempted murder of Police-constable Albert Edward TARR at Pontypridd Police-court. He was committed for trial. At 11.45 on a Friday night P.C. TARR and Police-sergeant William DAVIES, were in Pwllgwaun-road, when they were approached by CLARK, who suddenly produced a hatchet and dealt P.C. TARR a violent blow on the helmet. (The full text of this incident can be found on page 4 May 8th.).
Charged with breaking and entering the shop of Mr Mayberry WILLIAMS, draper and stealing clothes valued at £189.9s.8d.David Dennis WINSTONE, collier, Aberbeeg, was committed for trial at the quarter sessions, by Pontypridd magistrates.
Samuel KINGSTON, a middle-aged colliery timberman, of Llanhilleth, was charged at Pontypool on Wednesday with having fraudulently converted in his own use the sum of £48. 9s. 10d., the property of the Old Boys' Outing Club, Llanhilleth, between June 1923 and April 1924. Mr W.J. EVERETT, for the prosecution, called only evidence of arrest, which was given by Police-sergeant BASSON, and on this evidence KINGSTON, was remanded on bail until Saturday.
Evan EVANS, cattle dealer, was fined £5. at Aberdare on Wednesday for a breach of the Board of Agriculture Order, by failing to slaughter five Irish cattle within the stipulated period of 96 hours of their arrival. Mr William THOMAS defended.
Herbert John JONES,26, of System-street, Cardiff, was sent to prison for three months at Cardiff on Wednesday on eight charges of improper conduct on different dates in the Roath district to insult females.
At the second British Empire Eisteddfod at the Alexandra Palace on Wednesday night the champion violin gold medal was won by Miss Agnes SCALES, Cardiff.
Myrddin JAMES, who on Monday won the first prize in the boys' solo singing competition, resides at Senghenydd, and not at Cardiff. He is under ten years of age, and has won numerous prizes at eisteddfodau.
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