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WRONGLY SUMMONED. !

FREEMASONRY.

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MR. TRUEMAN'S TRAM-Ri DE.…

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MR. TRUEMAN'S TRAM-Ri DE. Days of Speed and Strap-Hangers. '1"- I The adjourned summonses against the Mayor, Aldermen and Burge-seas of Neath, brought by Mr. Clement K. Trueman, the well-known litigant, occupied the atten- tion of the Neat/i County Magistrates on Friday afternoon, Mr. E. L. Evan Thomas presiding. The series of summonses had reference to the Neath Corporation tram c?rs; that the tram was n(?t fitted with a suitable fprdaf or governor. Driver Al- bert Pain was summoned for not otoppin? the tram at a street crossing, and con- ductor W. 11 Tuker for aiding and abett- ing passengers to commit a breach of the bye-laws. Mr. Edward Powell defended. After objecting to the composition of the Bench on the but3is of prejudice, Mr. Trueman opened his case by leading the Board of Trade regulations dealing with the provision on the cars of a tendar and governor. After some argument, the Bench dis- missed the summonses against the Mayor and Corporation and Pain. The summons against Inspector Tuker was then proceeded with, for crowding the tranicars. lIe produced the bye-laws, and Mr. Powell admitted the clause. The Chairman; in those daya of speed, we find strap-hangers everywhere. Mr. Trueman: But since the Corpora- tion have increased the faros to my | aristocratic part of Penrhiewtyn, surely I am entitled to a little more comfort. It is a great tax upon my limited in- cume. I itey pack the tram sardine fashion, and the passengers are bound to carry their umbrellas with them on' a wet day, because the rain comes 1 through the r<K)f Air. Powell (interposing): I object to i all this nonsense. Mr. Trueman then went into the box, and faid that on August 11th he I boarded a Neath car, and on the journey the car became overcrowded, eight people standing up inside, and 12 taiid-I on the platform. Tuker was urg- [ing the people to move up to take up more passengers, and that was his objec- tion. The Chairman: If you had boen one of the persons coming in. you would pro- bably be glad to hear the conductor asking the passengers to make room for you. Mr. Powell: Do yo/i agree that this tram 4c:rvico is a great public convenience.' Mr. Trueman: No, an infernal nuisance, I and ought to be serapped. (Laughter.) Tuker, called, said he remembered the incident referred to by Mr. Trueman. The car was full, but there was rOOlll on the doek. On the platform was a pUll with a peg leg and a v.-onian. Cross-examined by Mr. Trueman, wit- iiess admitted that one car had before now carried 100 passengers at a time; but cn I' the occasion which was the subject cf the charge, there was no overcrowding. The Chairman, after a short retirement, caid the Bench considered there had been a technical breach of the law, but having regard to present circumstances, and the necessity for travel, the Bench decided to dismiss the oaee, the C.)rl,,o ration to pay the rosts.

A WITHORAWt ASSERTION

TERRIBLE FACE SORES.I

"WELSH" IN INDIA.I

FOREMAN ACQUITTED. !

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ILOCAL MILITARY AWARDS. I

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" I'LL BRAIN YOU."I

A RUNAWAY -HORSE.I

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