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Family Notices


- Coming Auction Sales Advertised…


- Welsh Fairs.

Lighting-up Time.i

To Correspondents.

News of the World.

Swine Removal Regulations.

An Electric Light Muddle.

The Question of the Hour.


The Question of the Hour. THE new Licensing Act is filling temper- ance advocates with renewed zeal and vigour. Tn almost every petty sessional division in North Wales, representatives of the different organizations have pre- sented petitions asking the magistrates to put in operation their discretionary powers of dealing with public house "licences. The new Act does not confer upon licensing benches any additional powers of control, for since the broad principls were laid down by the high legal authori- ties in the Farnham and Liverpool cases the justices have already exercised their discretion in reducing the number of licences where necessary. The Welsh justices have not hitherto adopted this plan, but in view of the great weight of public opinion, it is possible the forth- coming licensing sessions will be the scenes of great conflicts with the 11 tride." +

News in Brief.