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AN EXTRAORDlNi TRAM CASE AT NEvfcT. Before Newport mantes on Monday, Geo. Hopkins, of the Britai Foundry, was sum- moned by William Jolfor non-payment of Id., tramcar fare.—Mr. R. Bear descended from the magisterial bl to conduct the pro- secution on behalf of tb'amway Company, of which he is the secret—Mr. W. L. Moore conducted the defence.- Bear said that ten o'clock on Friday nigeptember 29, Mr. Hopkins had entered or at the further end of Pill. The conductord him the car would not go further than td, as it was closing time. When the car .goiM°u^t joy-street he would get out, bu» be wanted to go to the top. He Offered t<f a shilling if they ran to the top, but he pay nothing if he had to go out. Under l^ct they could not charge more than a fi^ee.—Mr. Kessick: The point is whether MPPkins was told at the time he entered the &at it was not g I¡II further?—Evidence waiven in supp., ot Mr. Bear's- statement lbyse in charg of tit. car. They admitted no I1 was stuck up th:.t it was the last Journeyir. Moore, for the defence, said this was ater for the County Court. Mr. Hopkins wtf habitual customer of the company, and he J never have used the tram for such a shortince had he known it was the last journey, fi had to go all the way to Maindee.—Mr. K.k pointed out that they had summoned him jot paying a penny, and he ought to have beePimoned for com- mitting an offence by riciiA the tramcar and refusing to pay the fare t would have con- stituted a criminal process he case therefore failed but another sumucould be issued.— The Chairman remarked is a great pity this ( small affair had not been ad- The summons had been wrongly brongfrd would have to be dismissed.—Mr. KessiJded it was a very be dismissed.—Mr. KessiJded it was a very foolish proceeding to conS their time in this way. There was no dovhat Mr. Hopkins was liable to a penalty 01. according to a precisely similar case whi<-d occurred in the j Metropolis.

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ITHE ARDLAMONT MYSTERY j

DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN LONDON.…

A HUNGARIAN TRAGEDY.

"--_---------SLAVERY IN THE…

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TUESDAY.

DISORDERLY. I

IMPROVING THE COMPANY'S PROPERTY.

HE KNEW HIS DUTY.

ANOTHER COMPANY'S TENANT.

THE STORY OF A BROKEN PANE.

^ ^ ALL THROUGH A GATE. j

TAKING HER NEIGHBOUR'S PART.

WITHDRAWN.

AN ABUSIVE HUSBAND.

STEALING A 1JOX.

ARTILLERY COMPETITIONS AT…

JL POLICE COURT.

ABERCARN POLICE COURT.

WORKMEN BLOWN TO PIECES.

JABEZSPENCER BALFOUR. :

------ A MYSTERY CLEARED.

-I THE LATE MR. C. S. PARNELLI

A SHOCKING DISCOVERY.