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II CUSTOMERS ALSO I SUMMONED. !ABERAVON SUNDAY TRADniG CASE. A NEW LEGAL 44 TERROR." At A'heravon Borough Police Court on Thursday, in addition zo the usual Sunday traders, eighteen persons -r>j summoned for aiding and abetting in the offenctis under the Lord's Day Offences Act, 1677. These were the first summonses issued at Aberavon against customers trading OIl Sunday. Mr. W. F. Lewis. Abeidare, appeared on behalf o¡:'F. Berni. refreshment-house keeper, whose case was t?ken first, and two other Sunday tinders. P.O. V?inon and P.S. Jones deposed to v?itirg the prmie of Mr. Berni on Sunday and seeing several persons coming out of the shop with ''coolers" (ice-cream wafers), sweets, a:id cigarettes. There were 0 la.rge number of vou!i? persons present in the shop who were under 16 years of age. They took two persons who were eating wafers outsid-e back into die shop. The defendant had pleaded guilty at that court to numerous previous summonses. Mr. Lewis submitted that by the power of his refreshment license defendant was en- titled to sell goods to be consumed on the premises, and with regard to the present offences he contended that ice-cream wafers, which consisted mainly of biscuits, were food or meat within the meaning of the Act. Mr. Moses Thomas, J.P. And what about the Player's Navy Cut Cigarettes? Mr. Lewis They may be a stimulant. F. Berni, one of the defendants, said tlrtll he ?old goods lat Sunday "jugt the same as ?ual," and he was 3urpr]sed to pe? the pohce in the shop taking the names and ad -res?es of the customers. He did not supply din- ners, teas, or sandwiches, but he did supply Oxo and coffee. fhiffith Davies, a lad. said he went into Bemii's shop because he saw the poiice going in there. He •vent to &ee what was the mat- ter, and when he got in the police took his name ana address. He denied purchasing any sweets at the shop. F. Slater and S. Ransey denied taking the wafers outside the shop to eat tl.em. The Bench imposed a f.ne of 5s. Mr. j Lewis gave notice of appeal. Three other persons charged with the same offence were also fined 5s. each. Five cases against the aiders and abetters were taken first of all. and the Bench, ai cr a, long retiiement. said thrt they were un-! able to agree (there being four magistraies j presentl, amd they adjeurntd the whole of; the 18 summonses against these offenders for a w ez k. j

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