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1 XCIE PROSECUTION AT SWANSEA.

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1 XCIE PROSECUTION AT SWANSEA. ESiVY PENALTY FOR UING fcl G-a IIHUUl* A 1.1OiiNOiS. At SwaEfea borough polioo oourfc on TVarj- day (fc. i-. re the Sviperidia.y and Mr btooi.), P. Clarke, Oiewor, Singleton ftraet, cn'tt'frtd with haviu^ a qiiantiiy ot BUgar in his yo^Sfci-Bwa without licensed tor tha same Woodward prosecuted on 'oehaif of the Kx. i,c aufharitijs, aid Mr. W. Rioinson Sa.ith «pptared for defendant. In opening th ? Case, bit. W oodward tt itea that tjia proieo ung's ^ere tdkee under the 17th and IStb Viotar.a, c Xiie o:dy l-ofiaiblo de er-ti wbioh ooald be bet up by tae dtlenaast was ibat the sugar which waifoual \)11 the pitaiisi i", between three and a halt and poundf, was iniendf1. for household coaa jtnp tion, feat he ehot!J, ha thought, be IIob, to show that ttas was not the oaaa. A caxtain book rfooud in the Drawery Contained eo many eutnei of sugar from day to day that if the defendant and his family had lived upon nothing elae they «juld not nve con- sumtd such a qnantir. Mr. Woodward m)[1. tioned tUt a n -enoa to use 8UJr coa d be obtained fv.-r and a duty ot lis 61 waa imposed ou every 50ibi. nsea. Ho tnea e-alaa evideroe 14r. Willim Cbard, iorpecf-or of Inland f4e79riua, aaid that In company c'i; ii1'. Orovva, ha Via^.di the premises of tha dtfendant on th 2 5ouof ^ovem^ier. They saw a man who appeared to ba tho working bzewer. In searching tse preuiiaea they found in a desk three bags containing One was about a 71b. ba^ whioh contained a >j.it 3lb. of Bugar. The othtr two were Uo b>gj. On the flo- r of the brewery were a.)at' red aboat dozen pound bags, wnich appealed t > hav con- tained sugar. In the desk they alt>o found a 000k 'lom which they made an extract. Mr. Woodward here asked for the book, whiah had given tke otoer side notice to proa ace. â fhe book was not forthcoming, aui seoonJary eder.c6 was given ot ita oontents. Witness &aid that between the 7th of Ofitobor and the 27th of November there a number of varies of sllgtor at 3,id per lb., tha total quantity lJlg 89ibs. They afterwards asked ùotcndnt explain the entries and the pieaeaoe of tho 6&gar. He said he .-should say nothing ab ml it, witness told him that it would be their duty report to the ootamiasionerj what thay had Io1&d. One of the worknen in tha brewery had ?f«viouBly eaid that the sugar was for his tea, t he could not say which of the paoket waa Or when or where he bought it. Witness had o^^derable experience as a chemist. The uaeof iti beer displaced a certain quautUy of m.-»lt. he authorities conatdered that 5 ) lb^j. of sugar *8equivalent to two bushels, and upon that estimate the duty wa* fixed, He believed defen- OMit had been in the habi t of putting the sugar after it waa rac'sed. If he had used â a °f brewing he would have oon- sumed a l«ger quantity. The sugar gave a from the malt* *° strength not obtained In cross.examiuation witllo8S admitted that aefendaDt would o^y R 8hiUia ngi 8J lb8 of tugar instead o £ an equivalent oaautity of Mr. Thomas inspector of Inland fcevenne, c0Ir0^°,S that tehVlden°a of the last ^itneta, and thete was no sort of concealment whatever. Mr. Daniel Bray, hialaJjhe Revenue goe»'S»»=«V"o6 ⢠tx°Me licences. IQ u th0 defendant r?*a ootn" £ »a btewet's ««»» £ â» £ £ £ £ *»*»* been granted ftK was the case tor t waa not of th _:ltf..r. Smith said hie dtJfee ul(j call ttl9 kind inJ h^.te(i i)y frian, j' pay that the sugar ohtJ ?el» wh? w<jUL J?^ the knowledge of hi* tained by him without nt,t hia sanction an^+vr'tlle defendant, and wi tJj9 premises! ^d ttathe did notknowitwa l!l0 augar h-1 P'oseoution had failed to ah there- f^B ,e,au ^aed in the making of be rec3iving *0, there was not suoh a taking, Q g0OtjOn ofPossession aa was contemplated by i^Ld. ct the Aot under whioh the informatioa iQ i% ^Edwin Baker deposed that he was a »:r B0 employ of the defendant, and had D0 the 10th of November last, k0 aat fingar produced from a shop in Oxford flOreei«. Defendant knew nothing about it. The Bug*- Was for his own use, and he paid for it. It had been on the premises a few hours the officers came. Cross examined: Recollected the officers show- log him a book. Did not know to w hom the book Wlonged. It did not belong to him. He never entered any purchases of sugar in it. Ha uaad the Bugar in making niullsd ale and tea. Mr. Woodward, in reply, said that if the servant ~*d committed a wrongful aot the maater wai i!*bLc for it. ftThe Stipendiary eaid the magistrates considered 6 proved, and v.ncy hned defendaut iu penalty of ^1'- Fowler ooin- thellted 6trongiy on tiio evidenoeof Inan Baker.

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