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CENTRAL WALES RAILWAY.

BANGOR PETTY SESSIONS. I

BEAUMARIS.

! BRYMBO. 1

I CARNARVON. I

CORWEN. I

I DENBIGH. I

FESTINIOG. I

I LLANFWROG. I

MAENTWROG. I

PENRHYN DEUDRAETH.

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PENRHYN DEUDRAETH. PETTY SESSIONS, Thursday, August 25.-Before G. Casson, S. Holland, and J. Jones, (Ynysfawr) Esqrs. Keeping a Beer House without a Licence.-Emtaa Bratton, who lives in Penrhyn, was charged by Mr. Thomas Young, Inland Revenue Officer, with keeping a Beer-house without having obtained a License. Evan Jones, sworn said—I was assistant overseer of the Parish of Llanfrothen in December last. I signed the application now produced. I was not overseer of the Parish at the time. I signed the certificate produced. None of the overseers for the time being have signed such certificate. The receipt43 produced is in accordance with the assessment. Adjourned to the 8th of September for further evi- dence. iM r. J. H. Jones appeared for the defendant. Fishing during prohibited times-Mr. Wm. Kerr, Conservator of the Llanbedr river summoned Wm. Roberts, of Harlech with the above offence. He called as a witness Captain Wain, who deposed as foIlows:- On Saturday the 13th inst., about 7 p.m. I saw de- fendant in the Llanbedr Riverl He was walking in the river with a stick which he poked under the stones. That is a mode of fishing which they adopt at Llanbedr. Defendant promised not to offend again. Being his second offence he was only lined X2 and costs. Keeping a disorderly Alehouse.-Sydney Roberts, otherwise Davies, of TaUamau, was summoned by In- spector O. Hughes for keeping a disorderly alehouse at Talsarnau. Mr. J. H. Jones appeared for the defendant. Inspector Hughes then called Thomas Hughes who said-I live at Talsarnau and am a butcher. I was at Talsarnau on the 2nd of August. I was in thedefend- feudant's house which is an alehouse at neariy 10 o'clock that night. There were several persons in the house. None of them were drunk as far as I could tell. They were sufficiently peaceable when I went in After I had been there a short time I saw two men who wanted to fight each other. One was driven into another room. 1 saw some others drunk besides the men who wanted to fight. I saw defendant there. She was beating her husband who was trying to prevent the fighting Some of them were on the ground. Defendant was not trying to keep order in the house. I saw n., beer nerved, The row did not last for 5 minutes. Richard Evans sworn, said—I was in defendant_s house on the night of the 2nd of August between 10 and 11 pm. I saw several persons who were drunk in the house, There were a few not drunk. I saw two men struggling together and falling over a cradle. Defendant was there. She was beating her husband who was trying to prevent the fighting. I can't say she was drunk. The row did not last long. They turned some of the disorderly ones to bed. Fined. 10s. and costs Margaret Edwards, Tremadoc, v. Henry Jones, of Carnarvon, for assault. Defendant ordered to pay the costs and to enter into his own recognizance in £ 5 to keep the peace. All the Licenses granted, except Sydney Roberts', Talsarnau, which was refused. There were fourapplications for new ones, but two were only granted, viz. :—Hugh Evan Jones, Blaenau, Fes- tiniog, and Robert Jones Harlech.

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