Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

LICENSING COMMITTEES.

NORTH-EAST VALLEY. The annual meeting of the Northeast Valley Licensing Committee was held at noon ycßterday, and attended by Messrs Myers (chairman), Short, Farquharaon, and Anderson. LICENSES. Renewals of publicans' eleven o'clock licenses were granted to the following applicants, the police offering no objection : Edward Kirk, Botanic Gardens Hotel; Francis M'Grath, North-east Valley Hotel; Margaret Webb, Sunnydale Hotel; George Vinsen, Normanby Hotel. In each case permission waß granted to the applicant to extinguish the lights over the hotel door at 11 p.m. Applications for renewals of bottle licenses were granted to Catherine Crawford and Alexander King. The Bench expressed themselves as being pleased with the very satisfactory police report; and on the motion of Mr Farquharson a vote of thanks was accorded to Constable Walker for the efficient manner in which he performed his duties. The Chairman, ia putting the motion, said that the Committee had no wißh to be hard on the publicans, but they were there to administer the Act, and he hoped for that reason the police reports would continue to be favorable, and so save them from an unpleasant duty.

I At yesterday's meeting of the City North (Auckland) Licensing Committee a letter was read, in which a woman complained that in one hotel in the district her son spent all his money, neglecting his wife and children, and asserted that Sunday trading was carried on at the place. The ' Herald,' however, states that a letter has been since written by the womati regretting that she had made oharges wLich she could not prove, and that she had done her son an injustice, and had apologised to the landlady of the hotel. Dnring the consideration of one application for a rejnewal of license, the

chairman said that the Committee had a private detective watching the hotel, and he had reported that on one Sunday aevcutythree persons had gone in betweeu uine in the morning and four in the afternoon. The hotels, the applications for the renewal of licenses of which the Committee postponed consideration, were:—The Aurors, Clanricarde, Eagle, Foresters' Arms," Shamrock, and Wharf. They intimated that they contemplated closing these places under clause 1 63 of the Act on the ground that they were not needed.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/ESD18890605.2.31

Bibliographic details

LICENSING COMMITTEES., Issue 7925, 5 June 1889

Word Count
372

LICENSING COMMITTEES. Issue 7925, 5 June 1889

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working