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— ; •"<» , v ■. . -. ■, AN INTERESTING JUDGMENT. (By Electric Telegrip*— Copyright). . (Pit Press Association!;) ; , SYDNEY, Nov.. 21. Ths^ police recently prosecuted the • proprietor of; slot machines in use on board the ferry steam res'; and charged him -with Sundiiy "trading. ■'■'""■ '__ . ; - The magistrate- dismissed the charge holding that the m'achitte*was : an irianK mate thing atid : iidt'the a^erit Of'defen, darit as no personal service, was rendered by anyone. 1 The police apijeiiied but Justice Fer- ' gusori upheld the magistrate. Justice Ferguson agreed -that- a transaction "wh'rreby cigarettes come into."- ihVpd'sseYioh of purchaser^ con- . stituted Sunday; trading,- arid trading by- the 'proprietor of the machines, but ' no offence was committed under the Act; except when .something was done involving human- labour and attention on Sunday. ' ' He added tha.t it had been urged this" this ruling- \vbuld open the ctoor. for the evasion, of the Statute for suppressing: juvenile .^smoking. Thatj, however, was a ■ questiph which bore no" necessary relation to Sunday trading-, «nd trie solution thereof 'depends on different considerations. f, :

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SLOT MACHINE, Grey River Argus, 22 November 1913

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SLOT MACHINE Grey River Argus, 22 November 1913

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