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CHARGES AGAINST TON- GWYNLAIS PUBLICANS. At Llandaiff Polise-court on Monday-before Mr. Henry Lewia, ehairman, Mr. Evan Lewis, and Colonel Woods—Charles Crandon, landlord of the Haulier's ANUS, Tongwynlais, was charged with selling beer to other than bona-fide travellers, on Sunday, the 10th inst. Mr. Spencer (Spencer, Corbett, and Evans) .defended.-Poliae-constable Evan Jones, Whitchurch, who preferred the charge, stated that on the day in question he visited de- fendant's premises and found four men sitting down with ajugcontaining beer on the table. On examining "the travellers' book, witness failed to fiiad the names of these men, who subsequently gave addresses in St. Mary-street, Cardiff-road, and High-street, iLlaadaff. In several cases the men's homes^were proved to be nearer defendant's house than the three miles allowed by the Sunday Closing Act.—Mr. tiolden, surveyor to the Local Highway Board, -was called for the defence, and stated that according to his measurements the dis- tance over the nearest public footway was more than three miles.—Superintendent Wake poimted out that the. distance limit was really immaterial in a case of that sort, as the men admittedly only went to Tongwynlais for the purpose of obtaining intoxicating drink, and they were therefore not bona-fide travellers. As the point had been raised, however, he-would .ask for an adjournment in order that theiiieasurBments might be fnllytested. The case was then adjourned for a fortnight. Defendant -.JFJIS also summoned for allowing drunkenness 0.0 ihis premises on the same date.- Police-constabte. i Jones and Police-constable Lane supported the information, which was to the effect that a man wasrtound: lying in the back kitchen drunk. When taxed he gave various addresses, and was taken dlttO. custody, and subsequently fined at that coytc fc.—The magistrates stated their determination te^do all in their power to step Sunday drinking. a.nd nnedtdefcHdant £ 5 and costs, or a months impsifionnaent in default of payment. Wm. Humphreywis,; landlerd of the Old T<BI Inn, Tongwynlais,^vas charged r. ith allowing Ijeer to be consumed oaliis licensed premises during prohibited hours OK. the 13th frnst.—Mr. George iJavid defended.—Pcfriice-constabl*: Sllattock stated that on visiting the feo.use at hftlffpast 11 at night ke found a number <&. men and wenen there con- siar-iing intoxicant*) i»»'l singing ant dancing.—Mr. D^jvid called the laNidLtdy. \ho ^tuted that the \t41e of the people ?i £ -:l.been invitw-I there by her to ib private party. i £ he ha "I Jisfcred Constable Siia^i'oek' thiea weeks before if t:$::ere was any objection to her doing >thi:>, and had -asked him to let Jit;" know if it wasa.-t.in aceordacice with the law. Not hearing froin constable, she felt she was tw t doing wrong. <>onie of the ^uests were from London.—The magistrates, decides^ to dismiss the summons, wanlÎng- d<>.Í!,>)(lant ioapjfcy to them for permission to hold ^!iiih:r ^-rathesfing in the future.

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