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IAPPOINTMENT OF A .POLICE-SERGEANT…

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THE TOWN" PROPERTY.

PETTY SESSIONS (SPECIAL) -ABER;…

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TOWN COMMISSIONERS; ABERYSTWYTH.

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j¡.,\,,',.. '"PHTTY SESSIOTSS,…

GOGERDDAN ANNUAL PLOUGHING…

GOGERDDAN RENT AUDIT.

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THE TOWN HALL.

CHAMBERS OF AGRICULTURE.

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LLANILAR.

VOTE BY BALLOT.

COUNTY COURT PRACTICE.

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COUNTY COURT PRACTICE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ABERYSTWYTH OBSERVER. Sir, —In last Tuesday's County Court a very un- seemly scene occurred in consequence of there being no official interpreter sworn in. lo save the paltry expense which the attendance of such an officer would entail, the duties of interpreter were thrown upon the registrar of the court, Mr Jenkins. The interpretation of an unsworn person—be he never so high an officer of the court—does not in my opinion meet the requirements of the law, nor is it certainly, in the majority of cases, satisfactory even to people most easily pleased. It is unfair to throw sllch a labour upon the registrar, or any other officer of the court, and it places an advocate who dares to object to the complexion put upon the evidence by the un- paid interpreter in a very false position. On Tues- day an advocate took exception to the rendering of the evidence by the registrar, and the latter gentle- man hridiing up declared he would interpret no far- ther. This decision, however, his good nature ult.- mately overcame, when his honour, the judge, in judicial tones declared that he must saddle the ob- jecting attorney's client with the costs of a paid interpreter if he persisted in his objection. This effectually closed the mouth of the unlucky lawyer who raised the objection, and he was obliged nolens nolens to accept the interpretation to which he ob- jected The lawyer may have been right, so may the registrar but although this may be law, it is scarcely equal to equity. In my humble opinion the judge ought to feel himself bound to appoint a sworn interpreter in every court in Wales. Yours obediently, AN ENGLISH LAWYER.

LLANBADARN-FAWR CHURCH.

THE TOWN HALL.

STREET NUISANCE. »

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REVIEWS.

H U NTIN GA PPOIN T MEN TST

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