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THE EFFECTS OF WHITSUNTIDE AT BARRY DOCK TOWN. To the Editor of the BARRY DOCK NEWS." Sin,âl am not inclined to undervalue the powers of the public press, considering it (as I do) to be one of the means by which the political, social, and moral life of the public is benefitted. I am aware it is the duty of the press to bring to light the faults of life, as well as the joys and perfec- tions of the same. But I must confess personally the pleasure and profit of reading your last edition was greatly diminished by the sad history the police court information provided us with of eases of drunkenness. One of the best sights of a Whitsuntide holiday is to see our Sunday schools gathered together to unite their songs of praise, when the duty of serving the children becomes the unspeakable pleasure- of the teachers, and through the various entertainments in- dulged in, old men begin to think they are young again, middle-aged men forget the battles of life, and young people are ready to dance for very joy. But the living travelling pictures that were to be seen in Barry-road, Main-street, and Iddesleigh- street on Whit-Monday last, trying to find their way W Is home, present to us a striking contrast to the above. Observing this, I was led to ask myself the question -where did these men get drunk? The answer was clearâat our hotels or race course open that day. I understand that a person supplying a drunken man with beer is liable to a penalty. If so, why not en- force the law ? I re?.d in another part of your last issue that a man was summoned for not having his child vaccinated, and although he declared he had lost four children by conforming with this legal practice, the consolation he received from the Bench was that the law said it should be done, and, therefore, he must pay the penalty. May I be permitted to askâwhy the reck- less leniency in the former case and the severe strin- gency in the latter? While I am not a teetotal fanatic, I may be allowed to express a desire that while the future prospects and success of this district are the topic of tne day, that the order and quietness of our streets, the comforts of our homes, and the feeding.and clothing of our children may be questions amongst others that shall receive due consideration. The accomplishment of the above would be greatly .Y facilitated if our hotel keepers would send their customers home as sensible as they came to them to their houses, if our police officers carried out the law as it stands, and the pillars of our churches (as the ministers are sometimes called) washed their hands from everything that is calculated to increase drunkenness. Lm.fax, w^ p Palinerstown.

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