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— HEAVY FINES, CHRISTCHURCH, August 21. William Scarlett, proprietor of the Standard Brewery, against whom forty - six charges of breaches of the Beer Duty Act were made last week by the Collector of Customs, was this morning fined LIOO and costs on each of the three charges of having brewed beer in his bottling store. The cases had been remanded for a week. Mr Button contended that the door between the two places, which are immediately adjacent, practically made them one building. Mr Martin (Crown Prosecutor) withdrew the other charges.

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THE BEER DUTY PROSECUTIONS, Issue 7991, 21 August 1889

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THE BEER DUTY PROSECUTIONS Issue 7991, 21 August 1889

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