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"DAY DRINKING AT KEN Fill HILL, At Bridgend Police-court on Saturday (before Mr. R. W. Llewellyn, chairman Mr. C. P. Davis, and Colonel Franklin). Jane William-, landlady of the Victoria Inn. Kenfig Hill. was summoned for keeping her licensed premises opened on the pre- vious Sunday. William John was also summoned for being on the said premises on the same day. &oth cases were taken together. Mr. R. Scale appeared for the defendants. — Police-constable Edward Evans said I went to the Victoria last Sunday and knocked at the front door. It was fastened inside. Mrs. Williams came to the door, but did not open directly. I heard a noise inside as if someene was hastening away. The door was opened, and I went in and searched the kitchen and back kitchen, but saw no one. I asked for a handle, which was given me. I went upstairs and saw a person hustled into a bedroom. I entered the room and saw a. persoli under the bed. I asked Who was there, but he refused to answer neither A, Would he oome from there. I tried to pull him out, but failed. At last he crept out and tried to £ o headlong downstairs. I stopped him. and then saw that it was the defendant, William John, who lived about one hundred yards off. I found pints Which had held beer, and also some beer on the ground. The landlady said she knew nothing about it.—Cross-examined William John was the only stranger in the house. He is a respectable man. I was not by this house two minutes before I knocked.—Police-constable William Williams gave corroborative evidence.—For the defence. Jane Williams, the defendant, was called, who said that she d'd not see William John before the con- stable came in. He often came there to see her son. They were great friends.—Job Williams, son of the defendant, said that William John came to his mother's house every Sunday afternoon. He had no beer in the house.-By the Bench William John must have come in by the back door. which Was open. It was easier and nearer for him to come in at the front door. I saw water on the floor--it was pop, not beer.-William John, the defendant, said I went into the Victoria through the back door. When the constable come in I ran upstairs for fear of the dog that accompanied him, Hot because of him. I am very intimate with the son. I had nothing to drink there. The Bench convicted the defendants. Jane Williams was fined .{: 1, including costs, and William John was Medics, including costs.

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