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Llanfiliangel-ar-Arth Petty Sessions The bi-monthly sessions were held at the School- room on Wednesday in last week. The magistrates present were Mr J P V Pryse, Captain Stewart, Messrs T R Jones, and W C Bowen. Excise.—Evan Davies, Nantybedw, Llanwenog, was summoned by Mr P J Mitchell, excise officer, for keeping a dog without a licence.—The supur- visor of the Inland Revenue said that they granted the defendant an exemption certificate but the dog was used for sporting purposes.—P.C. W G Morgan said be saw the defendant on the 6th ultimo on Pantycelvn land with a sheepdog, his property, ac- companied by another person who carried a gun. Hesawthedogseafching the bushes and hedges for balf-an-bour, whilst the defendant also carried a rabbit.—The supervisor pointed out that it, was the use of the dog they objected to.—A fine of 7s 6d and costs was imposed, the defendant to be granted a licence out of that amount. Unlawful &ile of Beer.—William Evans, Tany- graiglnn, Llanybyther, was charged by P.C. W. G. Morgan, with unlawfully selling beer.—Mr Daniel Watkins; Lampeter, appeared for the de- fendant-P.C. David Recs, Caio, stated that on the first of November last he was on duty in plain clothes at Llanybyther fair. About twelve noon he entered Tanygraig Inn, ordered dinner, and was directed to the adjoining premises, where, in a room above the stable, the dinner was laid. He was supplied with dinner, and ordered two glasses of beer, which he paid for. There were other people in the room, and he noticed one man pay for beer. He then left and told P.C. Morgan of the occurrence.—Cross-examined by Mr Watkins The premises are about six feet apart.—P.C. Morgan stated that in consequence of what the last witness told him he went, in company of witness, to Tany- graig Inn. He there saw defendant, and askei if it was true that he had supplied P.C. Rees with beer, and at the same time pointing to a room which was unlicensed. The defendant replied, People always pay for beer at the bar, when it is consumed in that room." P.C. Re" then told the defendant that he bad ordered, consumed, and paid for two glasses in that room, which was sup- plied by Mrs Mary Evans. He then saw Mrs Evans, and in the presence of the defendant and P.C. Rees he asked her whether he had served the witness with beer. She replied Yes," and further said that she was sure she had given the change back properly. He then told defendant that it was very wrong of him to serve beer in that room after having been previously cautioned.—Cross-examined by Mr Watkins: Witness said that he had cautioned the defendant's sister in the month of January last year.—Mr Watkins, for the defence, said that the defendant payed rent and rates for both premises, and it had been the custom for some forty years to use that room, especially on busy days. He maintained that the place where the dinner was served was included in the licensed premises. The tenants were obliged to use this room on busy days, and it caused no injury or in. convenience to anyone. The magistrates dismissed the case but ordered defendant to pay six shillings costs. Driink in Charge.-David Davies, Red Lion Court, Lampeter, driver, was charged by P.C Edwards with being drunk whilst in charge of a horse and trap.—P.C. Edwards stated that he saw the defendant about eleven p.m. on Christmas Day very drunk, in charge of a horse and trap. He (the constable) asked a Mr Jenkins, who was in the trap, to take charge of the horse and drive home; which was done.—Fined 10s and costs A Nuisance.— The Rev James Jones, Llandebie, was summoned by the Llandyssil Rural District Council for allowing a nuisance to exist on a piece of ground in Llandyssil, his property.—Mr George, solicitor, Newcastle-Emlyn, who appeared for the Council, said that a nuisance existed, and still existed, on a piece of ground, the property of defendant at, Llandyssil, which caused a nuisance. Notices had been served upon him to abate the nuisance, but he bad not done so, and nowadays it was very important that all nuisances should be abated, owing to the prevalence of scarlet fever at Llandyssil.—The Inspector of Nuisances also stated that thvi nuisance complained of existed that day. It existed in an excavation close to the road, and was the receptacle for water, more especially on wet days, when all the mud from the road was washed into it, thus preventing it from going into the river.—An order to abate the nuisance was made, and the Inspector's expenses were allowed. Srvorn in.—P C. Evan Lewis. Lampeter. was sworn in as a constable to do duty on the boundary of Carmarthenshire, viz., at Cwmmanne, and other villages. Drunk and Disorderty.-Wra Price Davies. Derlwyn, and Thos. Jones, Cross Hands, both of Llanybyther, were charged by P.C Morgan with having been drunk and disorderly. P.C. Morgan proved both cases, and said that their language was most disgraceful. Davies was fined £2 and costs and Jones £1 and costs.—The Chairman instructed the constable to warn both defendants that should they appear before them again, they would not get the chance to pay a fine, but would be sent to Carmarthen—David Hughes, Teifv- terrace, Llanybytner, was cnargea oy r.u. w. u. Morgan, with being drunk and disorderly. P.C. Morgan stated that on the 24th of December last, about 4 30 p.m.. the defendant called at his house. He went to the door and defendant, who was there, said," People say I am drunk, am I?" Witness replied Yes, you are very drunk." Defendant then replied, if I am drunk, you are drunk." Witness ordered him off his premises, and when on the road defendant said 111 show you if I am drunk you Witness advised him to go home, but be went towards the village instead. He had cautioned him twice before, and when served with the summons he admitted everything.— Defendant now said that he was not noisy, but admitted having had a glass too much.—A fine of £1 and costs was imposed. Horses Unattended.—David Davies, Treglog, Llansawel, and Thos. Wiiliams, Cefngoed-uchaf. Llanllwni, were charged by P.C. Morgan with being at too great a distance from their horses and carts! Davies was fined Is and costs, and Williams 6d and costs. Both defendants made an excuse that their horses walked away, while they were doing business. A Sad Case.—John Morgan, Blaengorlech, Llan- ybyther. was summoned by the School Board for employing a child aged eleven years, contrary to their regulations.—The'defendant said that the chilrl was not employed by him, but he had taken her owing to the child's mother being ill. He took the child because he took pity on it. and often thought that. she suffered from want of food. As soon as he received the summons he siuit her bad, to her father.—The Attendance Officer said that t!»1 child whilst with the defendant was three milps away from school, and when at home; had nearly j the "same distance to walk.—The defendant was ordered to pay 3s 6d costs. A Warning.—David Jones, Stafell, Llandyssal. 1 who did not appear, was charged by P.C. Lewis, Llanclyssul, with being drunk on the highway on the 24th December last, and fined 10s and costs.— The Chairman (Mr Pryse) called attention to the non-appearance of defendants, although they as magistrates were obliged to attend these session.— P.C. Lewis: He has left for Glamorganshire.—The Chairman: That does not matter, we impose 12 heavier fine if that is so. Drunk and Disorderly.—Deputy Chief Constable Williams charged William Jones, Rhydlewis, with ( being drunk and disorderly. Mr George, Newcastle Emlyn, appeared for the defendant, who did not appear, and admitted the offoncc. A fine of 10s. and costs was inflicted. The S'txdou Closing Act.—P.C. Bowen, Pencader, charged John Davies, Mount Pleasant, Pencader, with being on licensed premises on a Sunday.— P.C. Bowen stated that at 3-35 p.m. on the 22nd December, he found the defendant on the licenced premises of the New Inn, Llantihangel-ar-Artb, occupied by Daniel Evans. He found the de- fendant in the kitchen, and when asked what was he doing there he said that he was a traveller re- turning from Llanybyther. Witness then told him that he could not be a traveller as he resided two and a half miles away. The defendant replied that he thought lie was within his right to be there. Afterwards defendant said he had not been to Llanybyther and begged to be served with the summons privately. P.C. Bowen said that he did not see any traces of liquor on the table, but the defendant seemed to have had some. A line of Is. and costs was imposed. Dniiik.—David Davies, Bwlcboguehaf. was fined for being drunk en the 8th inst. P.C. Bowen proved the case. Transfer.—Mrs Davies, Cross Hands Inn, Llany- byther, applied for the transfer of the licence from her late bLi,ba-nd.P.C. Morgan said he thought she would be a very good applicant, and offered no objection. The transfer was granted. Occasional Licence.—The application of the land-, lord of Wilkes Head, Llandyssil, for an occasional licence on the occasion of Llandyssil races was granted. School Board.—The Llanybyther School Board summoned John Davies, Beehive; Daniel Davies, Blaenwern; and James Thomas, Gadair Inn, with neglecting to cause their children to attend school. The case against Daniel Davies was dismissed, as he produced a medical certificate. The other two cases were adjourned. o

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