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TOWYN.I

LLANIDLOES

NEWTOWN.

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NEWTOWN. PETTY SESSIONS.—At these sessions held yester- day, before Messrs R. E. Jones (chairman),R Lloyd, Hugh Lewis, E. W. Savage,and Alfred Ford, Henry Evans for being drunk on the 27th inst. was fined 10s and 5s costs.Iryce Lloyd-Jones, landlord of the Lion Inn, Mocbdre, was summoned by P.S Morgan with selling beer on Sunday, June 21st, in contravention to the Sunday Closing Act. The same officer charged Bywater and Morris with be- ing" on licensed premises on the same date. Mr E. Powell appeared for the defence.— P.C. Watkins deposed that on the day in question he saw two men going to the back of the Lion Inn. As he approached the house he heard the door being closed and locked. He afterwards knocked the door, and the defendant answered. He asked for a drink, to which the defendant replied that he did not sell drink on a Sunday. He then informed him of what he had seen, when defendant said he would give him a drink. He followed defendant into the back kitchen, and Jones remarked that he would bring him a drink if he would wait there. Defendant then went through a passage, and lie followed. He there saw the other two defendants with glasses half full of ale in front of them. Bywater, in reply to questions, said he had come about six miles. Jones, having asked him not to report the case, filled up the glasses,one for himself (witness). He refilled them three times in his (witness's) presence. While he was in the house, Bywater said he was aware witness was a police constable. For the defence, Pryce Lloyd Jones said he had made arrangements to go with Bywater for tea. When be called for him he was not ready, and he asked him in to wait. He invited him to have a drink. He filled a quart of beer and gave both Bywater and Morris a drink. P. C. Watkin then came to the door and asked for a drink, to which he replied that he did not sell drink on Sundays, but he would give him a drink if he liked. The constable followed him into the kitchen and Bywater and Morris had more in his presence. He did not charge for the beer.—The charge against Bywater was dismissed, Morris was fined 5s. and costs and Jones 403. and costs.

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