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TRAVELLING WITHOUT TICKETS.

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TRAVELLING WITHOUT TICKETS. HEAVY FINE: ON CATTLE DEALER. Dr. Dalton presided at, the Conway Petty Sessions on Monday, when Mr R. L. Mason, of the London and North-Wes- ter Railway's London office, appeared to prosecute in two charges of travelling upon the railway without having paid the fare and with the intention to defraud the Company of the money. The defendant in the first case, Robert Hughes, of Gorswen F'arm, Denbigh Road, Llanrwst, d'd not, appear. The de- fendant travelled to Bangor from Llanrwst on January 30th, and by taking a ticket ta the Junctcbn and. tendering; at Conway a titeket available only from Conway to Bangor he evaded the penny fare as be- tween Llandudno Junction and Conway. He was fined 10is. and costs. In the second case .the defendant was David Roberts, a cattle dealer, of Pen- machno. He was charged with travelling from Llandudno Junction to Llanrwst on January 25th without paying the fare. Mr A. E. Davies, of Blaenau Festiniog, represented t,he-defendant. Detective M'Fall stated that on January 25th he saw Roberts in a. train at Llan- dudno Junction, and accompanied him in the carriage to Llanrwst. In some con- versation the defendant was asked what ticket he was then travelling with, and he produced a tourist ticket from Manches- ter to Bettws-y-coed which had been issued on February 11th. He stated that he had used that ticket only as far as Chester, and had travelled from Chester to Bala and 131aenau Festiniog1 by the Great Western line, then üoming down to Llanrwst on the 12,t,h, and paying the 4d. fare on returning from Llanrwst to Bettws-y-coed. Three witnesses were called to prove that the defendant came back from Man- 4 chester by the train arriving at Llan- dudno Junction at seven o'clock on the 11th, and that he went on to Bettws-y- coed by the seven o'clock train. < The defendant, called in his own de- fence, repeated his account, and John Roberts, his brother, corroborated, de- posing that he was with his brother dur- ing the journey from Manchester to Ches- ter on the lUh, and that the defendant left him there to proceed to Bala. The magistrates decided that there must be conviction, and the defendant was fined R5 and costs.

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