3rd June 1876 – Dog License Offences
Before Col. H. Byrde, E.J. Phillips esq. & Rev T. Evans
John Rosser was charged with keeping a dog without a license on 21st April.
Defendant pleaded he thought he had a license. Mr Bolger said that Mr Rosser had always taken his license out; except in the present year; he had no doubt that Mr Rosser’s statement was true, but the explanation had already gone before the Commissioners, and they ordered this prosecution.
Fined 25s. The Bench agreed to recommend a still further reduction in this fine to the Commissioners.
Henry Crump was charged with a similar offence, defendant did not appear.
Mrs Crump appeared and handed in a license dated the 18th April; the information was laid on the 17th.
John A Morgan was charged with a similar offence. Defendant pleaded guilty but it was through neglect and not with intention to defraud the Revenue.
Wm. Yorath was charged with a like offence, defendant did not appear. Thomas Edwards proved the service and also the charge.
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