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GIVING LIQUOR A WAT ON A SUNDAY.

(EBB PBBBB ASSOOUTIOK.) Christosuboh, August 23. At the MsgtitrftteV Orart a oharge of ■elllng s> bottle of beer on Sunday against Tistetby Lyons, Uoensee ef the Royal Oearge Hotel, was dismissed. Mr Bsetbsm said that tke case wm tlmlUr to one he decided la Lyttettoa, in which the parties iwore that the liquor wm • gift, tad In which his judgment oonvlctlng the licensee wm upset by the Supreme Oeurt. Until the Llo»wln| Aat was •mends* so that the delivery of liquor taring prohibited hours, whether v a sale or as a gift, was rendered an offanoe neither the police tier the prohibitlouUts set the Magistrate's comld itop Smnday trtdiag. loipeotor Broham said that he felt sure that a great deal of beer weald be given away on Sunday. The polloe were absolutely powerless nnder the olroumstances. Mr Baetham laid he qalte agreed with Inspector Brohasa and ■stld that he could not t»e stronger language than he had done, but if ho noocded a conviction It would only be opitt.

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GIVING LIQUOR A WAT ON A SUNDAY., Grey River Argus, Volume LVII, Issue 9527, 24 August 1896

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GIVING LIQUOR A WAT ON A SUNDAY. Grey River Argus, Volume LVII, Issue 9527, 24 August 1896

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