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lALLEGED BUTTER ADULTERATION.

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l ALLEGED BUTTER ADULTERATION. On Wednesday the hearing of the charge of selling as butter an article which contained cocoanut oil and other vegetable and animal fats, made against the firm of Messrs. Coopma.n and Young, I wns continued at the Clerkenwell Police Court. The whole of the evidence given was with the object of proving that the butter sold by Mr. Nelson to Mr. Parkinson, the Lancashire County Council inspector, was from one of the kegs ut butter supplied by one of the defendants. The Midland Railway carter who delivered some of the kegs of butter to Messrs. Steel, of Bolton, the carrier who brought the others from Messrs. Cohen, of Manchester, and Messrs. Cohen's ware- houseman, nil spoke to the- butter sold by thenu tracing its progress until it got into the handi c)f ;Mr. Nelson, the Radcliffe grocer. Mr. Thomas Jones, Messrs. Steel's manager, told .how he sent the butter to Mr. Nelson. In cross- examination by Mr. Avory, -he witness said tha.t .Ins firm sold butter and margarine, but the latter was iiivai-tablv imported. The only "seconds" butter they got was from Messrs. Cohen, and the "seconds" was the only butter that came in 501b. kegs. Messrs. Steel paid over JOd for the. butter which they sold to Mr. Nelson at Mr. Avory: Do you often sell butter you pay over lOid. for at 10^1. ? The Witness: We have to do it. The competi- tion is very keen in Lancashire, especially in butter. Mr. Bodkin: You will have to reform your tariff.—(Laughter.) Mrs. Williamson, who assisted Mr. Nelson, Mr. p Nelson himself, and Inspector Parkinson also gave i; evidence. l The hearing was again adjourned;

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