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LLANIDLOES BREWSTER SESSIONS, THURSDAY. Before J. Price, chairman, S. Bennett, C. Woosnain, J. Sjiaout, Lloyd-Vrcrnoy, Esqrs., and Col. Lioya- Verney. Before the business of the court commenced Mr J. i Price expressed, on behalf of the Bench, their regret) at the death of Mr William Thomas. He proposed that a vote of condolence be accorded to Mrs Thomas in her bereavement.—Col. Verney, in seconding the Chairman's proposal, said that he always found Mr Thomas a kind and good man, but very firm. LICENSING.—Inspector Lake submitted his report which was follows :—" I have the honour to submit to you my annual report of the conduct generally ot the licensed victuallers in this division. There are 27 fully licensed houses, five beer houses, and two SJveet licenst- s in the division, which ahowa, aacording to the population, to be distributed as follows. In the borough of Ltanidlues, one house to every 117 ot the inhabitants. In the parish of Llangurig, one House to every 246 of the inhabitants. In the pariah of Trefeglwys, one house to every 607 of the inhabi- tants. During the year a8 persons were proceeded against for drunkenness, of which 36 were convicted and two discharged. This shows an increase of nine as compared with last year. Dnring the year one licensed peison was convicted for keeping his house open during prohibited hours, and against wbomi] have served notice of objection to his license being renewed. With regard to the remainder of the licenses, I will report verbally as to their conduct ae they apply for a renewal of their licenies.ML Smout said: After hearing the report I should like to ask the Inapector hew many of these publicans havt been proceeded against for supplying drink to drunken persons, as they must get drink or else they would not get drunk, and I think that certainly some notice ought to-be taken of it.—Inspector Lake said that II was very difficult for the police to get evidence against persons supplying drink to drunken people. He said that he was very glad that it had come from tae Bench that day, ana hoped it would be a caution the publicans in future. The police of the town would do their utmost to carry out the law. The Inspector objected to the renewal of the license of the Van Vaults and the matter was adjourned. He also called attention to a disturbance which occurred at the Crown Inn, in which a constable was struck on the head with a stone and stunned,-lhe Magistrates cautioned Mr Paghe, the proprietor, but renewed his license. All the other licenses were renewed. RIDING WITHOUT REINS.—William Hope, Panty- glyn, was charged by P.C. Williams with riding on a timber carriage on the 4th August, on the roau leading from Llanidloea to Tyuycoed.—Defendant admitted the offence, and was fined 2a 6.1 including costs. A SIMILAR CArZ.-EdwardTsionatt, farmer, Bont, Llangnrig, was charged with the same offence. Col. Lloyd-Verney, having been sworn, said that on the 6th August be was driving to town and met the defendant and another man sitting on the trap, and on the wrong side of the road. He immediately pulled his horse up and defendant then jumped down and ran to the horse's bead,—John Jones, carpenter, Cwmbellan, said that on the day in question he met the defendant riding on the shafts ot the trap. He did not notice anybody at the horse's head nor any reins.—Morgan Morgan, the man who waa riding with the defendant, admitted that they were riding in turns, but when Col. Verney drove up the defendant was putting the load he was carrying straight in the trap and they were both riding. Fined 5a including costs.

BERRIEW PETTY SESSIONS. SATURDAY.I

LLANBRYNMAIR.

LLANFAIR-CAEREINION.

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