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CAMBORNE POLICE COURT
HAYLE GIRL AND HER BABY.
Nora Ellen Pellow of Mellanear Row, Hayle, summoned Andrew Stevens, 21, chauffeur, Tregarthan, Ludgvan, to shew cause why he should not contribute towards the maintenance of her illegitimate child of which the alleged defendant was the father.
Mr. Eric Thomas (Penzance) appeared for complainant, and Hr. W. G. Kempthorne for defendant.
Mr. Thomas stated that complainant lived with her parents. The parties met about the time of the general election last year. They went out together and visited tho cinema.
Complainant swore that the defendant was the father of her child born April 9th last. She used to walk out with defendant two or three times a week.
James Chappel, labourer, of Mellanear Row, said he had seen complainant and defendant together.
Mrs May Pellow, complainant's mother, stated that she treated defendant as her daughter's sweetheart. He never denied the paternity of the child.
Miss Eilene Pellow, sister of complainant, also gave evidence and said she had seen defendant with her sister.
Defendant denied that he had conducted himself improperly with complainant. He went for walks with her, but there was my misconduct. He denied paternity to the girl's mother. Complainant knew he was engaged at the time.
After hearing other evidence, the bench made an order against defendant for 10s per week until the child was 16