Many Licensing Charges at Liverpool
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INFRINGEMENT of licence conditions
led to the issue of 368 summonses which Were heard at Liverpool on Thursday and Friday of last week. Mr. J. Edward Jones prosecuted on -behalf of the North Western Licensing Authority, whilst Mr. J. Coffey represented a number of the defendants.
Herbert Ball Contractors Ltd., Upholland, were fined flO on each of 18 charges and ordered to pay I:150 costs. James Morgan, Wigan, pleaded guilty to one charge in respect of which a fine of £10 was imposed, whilst seven charges of a similar nature were adjourned sine die. In the case of Joan Tilley, Wigan, six charges were also adjourned sine die. "[he ease against John D. Watkinson, Burscough, who pleaded guilty to nine charges, was adjourned to March 12. There were 13 summonses against Agnes Johnson, Ormskirk, which were adjourned sine die.
Keith Tilley. Wigan, who pleaded. guilty to one charge, was fined E5. Pleas of guilty to 24 charges were returned by B. Thomas and Co. (Liverpool) Ltd., imposition of penalties on this defendant being adjourned to March 12. William -R. Wright and Thomas Lowry, trading as J. W. and L. Transport, Garston. pleaded guilty to 10 charges. in respect of which each partner was fined £5, costs of '0 being similarly imposed. Thirty-two charges were withdrawn. James K. Cumming, Upholland. pleaded guilty to 23 charges; he was fined €3 on each and a total of DO costs, 24 further summonses being withdrawn. Imposition of the penalties was adjourned in the case of lames Frodsham, Rainford, who pleaded guilty to six charges.