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MILK AND DIPHTHERIA. PROSECUTION AT CAERPHILL A milk "case affecting the public health was heard before Mr. C. H. James and other magis- trates at Caerphilly Police-court on Tuesday. Lock John Parknewydd Farm, Senghenydd, was summoned, at the instance of the Caer- philly District Council, "for being the person in possession of milk who exposed it for sale, it being unwholesome." Mr. William Spickett, solicitor, and clerk to the council, prosecuted, and Mr. George David, solicitor, Cardiff, defended.—In opening the case Mr. Spickett pointed out that there had been 39 cases of diphtheria at Senghenydd, and in 31 of these cases the milk had been supplied by the defen- dant.—Mr. Thomas Powell, L.C.V.S., county bacteriologist, said he found germs in the sample of the milk submitted to him which were morphologically undistinguishable from diphtheria germs.—Mr. David: Did you find diphtheria germs?—No; but I found germs which were morphologically undistinguishable from diphtheria germs. (Laughter.)—Mr. David, in addressing the Bench for the defence, raised a point of law. He said that the prosecution, in order to obtain a conviction, should prove that the defendant acknowledged that the milk was unwholesome, or that he had not exercised reasonable precaution in carry- ing on his business. He thought that they could not prove that the diphtheria was caused by the milk the defen- dant sold. Instead of the thirty-one cases sug- gested, and which had not been proved, there were only four cases in the houses served by the defendant, and there the drains had been condemned. The probability was, that the diphtheria had been caused by "bad drains."— The defendant then gave evidence, and said he had no knowledge that there was anything wrong with the milk. There were five other persons selling milk at Senghenydd, and there were cases of sickness at houses which he was not supplying with his milk. Replying Co Mr. Spickett, he said he supplied milk to thirteen houses where diphtheria existed. Four of these cases had proved fatal.—After a long retire- ment, the magistrates fined the defendant £2 and costs, and warned him that if a similar thing occurred the fine would be heavier.

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