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DOWLAIS TRADESMEN'S I BALL.I

EXTRAORDINARY SUCCESS IX THE…

ALLEGED BRUTALITY AT DOWLAIS.

SUNDAY DRINKING AT DOWLAIS.

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SUNDAY DRINKING AT DOWLAIS. At the Slertliyr Police-comt on Slondav, Richard Jones, the IvoiV Arms Inn, Dowlais, was summoned for keeping his house open for the s:de of beer during illegal houis on Sunday the 10th of February.—Sir. J. W. Lewis defended.- Sergeant Lewis said that ht half-past six on the 10th of February,he saw a woman go to the door of the Ivor Arms. Sho then stooped and epoke t-hrousrh the keyhole. She then went away, The officer's then went to the door and knocked three time? before they were admitted. They waited for ahout a minute, and heard footatefw inside as of people going out through the back door. The defendant's wife said no one was in, but in searching the out-hou?os in the back they found two women in a locked hayloft above the cellar. The landlord then eamc and swore at the women, but. the daughter, who came to the kitchen, said she had let them in to get some coal. In the bar the police saw two quart jugs, which contained beer and froth, and a tur.dish had ilu-ii recently used for spirits, In the cellar they found a jug near a cask, and there was som.-» fresh froth in it, and it had evidently been recently n-cd, and a lot of of beer had l>een spilt. The landlord denied all knowledge of the affair, but the two women smelt strongly of spirits. The witness afterwards went into the women's houses, and found they had each about half a ton of coal.—Sergeant O'Xei! corroborated. —Addressing the Bench for the defence, Sir. Lewis said that the two women knocked at the door, and callie in to speak with Sliss Jones, who resolutely refused to supply them with anything. The police then eame on the scene, and the women ran away to the room where they were found. In their fright they told the police; wlnt was untiue, namely that they had come there for coal. The witnesses called for the defence were Elizalieth Jones (the daughter), Gwenllian Edwards, and Ann Evans (the women found in the hayloft), and Richard Jones, the land- lord who bore out the statements made by the learned adsocate. A fine of £ 2 or a month.

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