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YSTRADGYNLAIS POLICE COURT.

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YSTRADGYNLAIS POLICE COURT. On Tuesday. Before Messrs. J. E. M<Mre-G?'yn. J. D. Morgan, M. W. Morgan, Howel Walters, C. G. Gi)))ert- son, Rees Davies, and J. B. G. Price. STAGE PLAY LICENCE. Mr. W. Jones-Williams made an ap- plication on behalf of Messrs Edwards and Pago for a stage play licence in respect of the new cinema and theatre in Brecon-road.—Granted. CINEMA LICENCE. Mr. J. Edwards made a further al)- plication for the renewal of the licence for the portable huiicling on the Square. The building was for sale and they would have less difficulty in disposing of it if it were licenced. The Chairman: You don't mind oppo- sition ?-N o. The licence was granted on the same terms as previously. j The following persons were fined, as stated for being drunk and disorderly in various dates: D. Lake, College- row drunk and disorderly in Commer- cial-street on 16th January, 0S. and costs; Geo. Clarke, no fixed abode, drunk in Church-road on 31st January, os. and costs Thos. Lewis, The Firs, Ystradgynlais, at the Square, on the 10th January at 6.30 p.m., 7s. 6d. and costs, 14s. altogether Robt. Williams, Gough-biuldings, at Cough-buildings, on 10th January, at 8.30 p.m., 7s. 6d. and costs; Wm. Hughes. Gough-build- ings, in Brecon-road, on 13th January, 10s. and costs. In the cases of John Harding and Geo. Jones, Old Shop, Abercrave, who were summoned for lacing drunk and disorderly in Brecon-road, on 17th January at 11 p.m.. the defendants stated that they had several witnesses to call, but they had net yet turned up. The chairman ordered the cases to stand "over until the end of the Court, but as the witnesses did not put in an appearance both defendants were fined 7s. 6d. and costs. Geo. Jones stated that he did not drink and had only had three glasses of beer that day. DISGUISING HIMSELF. Albert Henford, collier, Glantawe- row, was charged by P.S. Lewis with Iwing drunk an d disorderly, and fur- i ther with wearing the uniform of the Glamorgan Yeomanry, of which he was not a member. P.S. Lewis stated that defendant was in Church-street and was challenging another man to fight. He was then wearing military uniform and witness had since found after in- quiries that defendant was not a mem- her of the Yeomanry. Defendant was fined 7s. 6d. and costs for being drunk and disorderly, and 10s. and costs for unlawfully wearing the uniform. The j chairman remarked that, for the latter offenco defendant was liable to a fine of L-5. ) FIGHTING ON THE HIGHWAY. I Boy Cooper and Samuel Parker, Glanrhyd, were charged with fighting on 17th January. P.C. 57 Williams proved tho case. Cooper (to the constable): Did you see any blows struck ?—I saw you striking Parker. Cooper: It was ten minutes after, but you never saw it. Parker: It was just at the time the constable came on. Fined 7s. 6d. and costs-14s. alto- gether. For \inla.wfully provoking another man to fight at Gough-buildings on 6th December, James Price was lined 7s. nd. a.nd costs.—12s. altogether. P.S. Evans proved the case. LICENSING SESSIONS. I Superintendent Stephen Jones gave his annual report for the Petty Ses- i sional Division of Ystradgynlais, in which he stated that there were in the district 20 fully licensed houses and one beer house. Five were seven day licences, and 26 siv day licenses. There were one wine and four billiard licences. During the year 62 persons had been proceeded against, of which 62 had been convicted, an increase of two over last year. Tho population, according to the last census, was 10,671, which gave an average of 395 persons to each house. During the year licensed houses had been verv well conducted. Tho Chairman said they could con- gratulate themselves as a district up on the very good report. He was glad to find that the houses had been well- I conducted. They had received from the Homo Office a circular to which he had to call the attention of the licence holders. It was necessary that all licence holders should keep proper books of accounts so that they would be ready for inspection if necessary. The whole of the licenses would be re- newed.

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