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APRIL FESTIVAL:

WILL BE 2.000 IN TIME.} i…

HANDEL TO ELGAR.

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.HUNDRED NEW MEMBERS.

TO COMPLETE THE CORNER.

" RUTS AND RIDGES." I

HOWITZERS' uHOP." I

--I LAST OF THE TRIPLETS.I

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[ "SUBSTANTIAL PROFIT."] I-

"UP TO STANDARD."

WAS IT A HOAX?I

DANISH STEAMER FOR SWANSEAI…

P,15,000 LLANELLY SCHOOL PROJECT,

THE LOST LICENSES. ii ' ,…

NEW SWANSEA " HEADS."

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NEWTON CHAPEL COMPETITIVEI'…

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WORSE THAN PARIS, .100

I HIS LAST HOURS.

! INCOME TAX DISGORGED.

CREW SAFE. |

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STOP-TAP P" ——— SWANSEA LICENSES. ANOTHER BATCH UNDER REVIEW. Police Watch Hotel. The annual Licensing Sessions were re- sumed on Friday. The following deoisiona were announced in our overnight edition — At Friday's Sessions Mr. John Roberts (chairman) again presided. RUTLAND ARMS. Rutland Arms, Rutland-street, seven day license, owner Sir Coleridgg Grove, licen- see Mr. Cornelius Sullivan, rent £ 100, aver- age t<Lkings £29 per week, and house cater- ing for the wants of the neighbourhood. This was the evidence given by Inspector Fielder. Supt. Roberts gave the house a good char- acter. Ca,pt. Thomas (the Chief Constable; said the house was used by women of ill-repute, but he would not say that they remained there very long. P.S. Hayes concurred and also said tfiat the house was largely used by men of the navvy class on Sunday who represent them- salve-K as travellers. Mr. Watkins objected to the renewal on the ground uf Sunday trading. Decision reserved.—Mr. Edward Harris appeared for the owners and licensee. HEATHFIELD HOTEL. I J J 1 ihe objections by the police against tne renewal of the license of the Heathfisld Hotel, Portland-street, was that the house was too small and not quired for the wants of the neigh bourhood, there b"ing fifteen other houses within about 150 yards. Mr. W. A. Thomas appeared for the licensee and lessee, Mr Amos Gordon, and Mr. W. P. Smith represented the freeholder. In reply to Dr. Rawlings. inspector Fielder said here was no accommodation for meals to customers. Supt. Roberts said there had been seven transfers since 1892. Other witnesses added that women of ill- fame visited the house, but in reply to Mr. Thomas they admitted that the licensee' had not been there long and was a stranger to the town. Mr. Richard Watkins offered objection on the ground that the front portion of the house had been let for a jeweller's shop. It was stated that the licensee paid £ 300 to go into the house only last year.—De- cision reserved. BOAR'S HEAD. Mr. Henry Thompson, for the tenant and sub-lessee (Mr. George Cole), and Mr. Mar- lay Samson (instructed by Mr. Mervyn Wil- liams) for the lessee (Mrs. T. P. Martin), supported the renewal of the license of the j Boar's Head, Gowe.r-street, and Inspector Fielder said that the sanitary arrangements wanted improving, whilst the side door should be closed. P.S. Hayes said that the housédid a re- spectable Sunday trade. The case was adjourned to enable the suggested alterations to be carried out. LONDON HOTEL. Structurally deficient and unnecessary were the chief police objections to the re- newal of the license of the London Hotel, 0 ystermou th road licensee, Mr. Charlea Rose. lHr. Marlay Samson (instructed by Mr. j C. H. Newcombe) appeared for the licenses and owner, and put it to Inspector Fielder that since the Vetch Field had become a new scene of operations the house did a greater trade. Inspector Fielder Yes, I have known every house in the neighbourhood packed out on a match day. (I.,aught-er).-Decision reserved. VICTORIA HOTEL. Mr. Charles Newoombe supported the ap- plication for the renewal of the license of the Victaria Hotel, College-street, Mr. J. T. Jones licensee. The police objections were in respect to the conduct of the house and that the license was u nxic.,cesmi-y .Decision reserved. HOTEL WYNDHAM. In the case ot the Hotel Wyndham, Col- leg e-street, licensee Mr. James E. Shorrock, rent L260, Inspector Fielder read police reports show- ing that the house was visited by women of ill-fame. Mr. Charles Newcombe, for the licensee and lessees, elicited that during the term of the present licensee there had only been two complaints and that Mr. Shorrock was doing his best to conduct the house properly. Wit- ness further stated that as a result of licensed houses being closed on the Strand the women of ill-fame came up into the main streets. Supt. Roberts described the sanitary M- rangements bad, and in reply to the chair- man said that the same condition of things existed a year ago when the license was re- i newed. but no report had been made to the Watch Committee, though one had been made to the Licensing Committee. Re- cently he ha.d caused the house to be watched b&cause of complaints made. Undoubtedly the house did a good trade ( £ 46 per week), and yet there had been nine transfers in ten, ye.ars. Captain Thomas, the Chief Constable, gave evidence of having cautioned the land- lord's wife about the women being there. Ho afterwards instructed Supt. Roberts to have the house watched. Other police evidence was called, And for: the application the licensee was called, and he said that lie had not knowingly served any women of ill-fame. When he went into the Wyndham the house was "down," and he had got the trade u:r-DecisiOI1 reserved, i THE THREE CROWNS. A notice of objection by Mr. Watkins to the renewal of the license of the Three Crowns, High-street (Mr. Michael Delamey licensee) wa& withdrawn. THE NAG'S HEAD, MORPJSTON. Mr. Henry Thompson supported the appli- cation for the renewal of the off-license of the Nag's Head, Morristooi. The house was in the "black list," arid Sergt. Thomas de- posed to several visits, once in October last finding 52 men there.—The Chairman: An off-license with 52 men on. (Laughter.) What were they doing ?—Witness Fqbi? all explained something, some of them saying they were in the shop there aii-cl (-)thei-s drinking sarsaparilla. (Laughter.) He thought the shop ought to he done away with.—The Magistrates' Clerk And keep the beer. (More laughter.)-—In cross-exam- ination Mr. Thompson elicited that hefu, the magistrates, when Mrs. Davies, the licensee, was fined 20s., it was set up that it was the custom when workmen paid for drink had during the week for them to be given a free drink. Tha magistrates at the time said they did not think frR. Davies kr.ew she wa-s infringing the law.—Mr. Thompson And the magistrates were quite clear in the opinion they expressed?-Wit- ness I think they were. (More laughter.) —Decision reserved.

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