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GWEITHRED ANFAD YN LLANRWST.

RHOS PARISH MEETING.

'RUABOlf' POLICE COURT.

Crime in Denbighshire.

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Crime in Denbighshire. The Chief Constable (Major JLeadbetter) included, for the first time, in his report a quarterly return of the proceeding for drunkenness in each petty sessional divis- ion. The total number proceeded against drunkenness was "157, and 137 were con- victed. There were 43 convictions in Wrexham and 20' in the Broihfield division At Ruabon there were 8 and at Llangollen So Major Leadbetter said the publicans were well aware of the delicate position they were in with regard to doin^ anything wrong, and they had- done nothing which the police could possibly get hold of. The one charge against a publican was missed. The drunkenness was due to the clubs, and with the clubs the police could interfere but little. There were eighteen clubs in and ground Wrexham, and of course people could get their drink out- side the county they could also carry it home with them. Mr John Roberts, Plas Eyton, pointed out that the convictioosiin. Wrexham district w^s not JaKp compared â¢- with the population. Boa^ Jones, "0en^ bigh, said he^ully believed^ th^t the pplicer v force wete doing their best, but he thought the ipeople who AfcerfSo' lanxibtia to reduce the amount of drunkenness should .,assist -d the ^police to get evidehce as tothe par tic- ular houses in druik to excess was, given 14. their customers

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