Tuesday, 15 July 2014

William & Frederick Leathem, on the premises.1909.

Molong Express and Western District Advertiser NSW.
28 Aug 1909

Police News.
Wednesday, Aug. 25. (Before Mr. E. Marriott, P.M.) BREACHES OF THE LICENSING ACT.

William Leathem and Frederick Leathem were charged with being on the licensed premises of the Post Office Hotel after prohibited hours. They both pleaded guilty. 

Arthur H. Crook, licensee of the Post Office Hotel, was charged with permitting both of the defendants to remain on his premises after hours. 

Defendant pleaded guilty and was represented by Mr. P. F A. Kinna. Sergt. Blanchfield detailed the facts of the case. 

In reply to Mr. Kinna, Sergt. Blanchfield said Mr. Crook had conducted his hotel well since he had assumed control of the premises. 

He saw no liquor consumed. The P.M. imposed a fine of 10s and 6s costs in the case against the two Leathems, and fined Crook £ 2 and 6s costs. All fines were paid.

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