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Somerset County Herald and Taunton Courier Saturday 02 Jul 1938
Page 9 Column 4
A FLAG-DAY in Ilminster last Wednesday, organised by Mrs. DUKE in aid of the British Sailors' Society realised £2. The collectors were:- Mr. HULL £1 13s; Mrs. READ, 2s 1d; Mrs. FANCION, 1s 10d; Mr. DYER, 1s 7d; Messrs. HARVEY, 1s 6d.
A PARTY of ringers from Dunster on their annual outing on Saturday visited the tower at the Parish Church and rang touches of Grandsire and Stedman triples. They afterwards visited Axminster tower before going on to Seaton for lunch, and then journeyed to Uffculme before returning home.
BROADWAY MAN TO BE DETAINED. - At Ilminster on Saturday evening, William Arthur YOUNG (39), of Oliver Cottage, Broadway, was brought before Mr. Leonard HEPWORTH. - P.C. KEATE gave evidence of finding YOUNG in Love-lane in Ilminster on Saturday afternoon, acting in a strange manner. - Dr. C. C. COURT, of Ilminster, handed the magistrate a certificate and an order was made for his detention at Cotford Asylum.
PETTY SESSIONS, Thursday. - Before Mr. Leonard HEPWORTH (chairman), Mr. W. P. PETERS, Colonel W. H. SPEKE, and Mr. R. J. SHEPHERD. - The licence of the Swan Hotel, Ilminster, was transferred from Mrs. Phyllis Peace SMITH to Mr. Ernest WOODALL, of Frome. - Thomas Ferdinand UNDERWOOD, lorry driver, of High-street, Ecton, Northamptonshire, was summoned for exceeding the speed limit of 30 m.p.h. with a motor vehicle, at Broadway and Combe St. Nicholas. The case was proved by P.C. HALSE, and defendant, who pleaded guilty, was fined £1, and his licence endorsed. There were two previous convictions. - For failing to comply with a “Halt, Major Road Ahead” sign when driving a motor-car at Ilminster, Charles Frederick CLODE, butcher, of “Hazeldeane,” Grange-street, Port Talbot, South Wales, was fined 10s. P.C. DULBOROUGH proved the case. In a letter defendant said he had been driving 25 years without previous conviction. - Alfred STANTON, condenser operator, of Cad-road, Ilton, was fined 5s for failing to comply with a “Halt, Major Road Ahead” sign when riding a pedal-cycle at Ashill. - P.C. STANSBURY said when he stopped defendant he said he was late for work.
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