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SOCIALIST LEADER FINED. # CHARGE OF DRUNKENNESS. At Bow-street, on Friday, John Ed- ward Williams, 54, better known as "Jack Williams," a Socialist, leader, was oharged on remand with being drunk and incapable. The police alleged that the accused was staggering along the Strand at 12.30 on Wednesday morn- ing, that he attempted to board two omni- buses but the oonductois refuse d to take him, and that he then went aoross to the Law Courts and leaned agaiinst one of the pillars there. The aaoouscd, giving evidence, said he left tho House of Commons shortly after oleven o'clock, and up to that time the only alcoholic drink he had had that day was twopence-worth of whisky, which he had with his mid-day meal. Aftor leaving the Houso he had two threepenceworths of whisky. He then walked down the Strand waiting for an omnibus.. It was untrue, he said, that he attempted to get on two omnibuses and the oonductois nafused to take him. He was walking properly along when arrested Ho was perfectly sober. He suggested that there was a certain amount of prejudice against him on the part of tho police. Mr. Shipfcon, secretaxy of the London Tracks Council, said he left the accused shortly be fore lie was arrested. ITo was then perfectly sober. The magistrate fined ihe accused 5s., and or- dered him to pay 7s. 6d., doctor's fee.

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