Foreign News: First Offenders

Lady Astor's bill (TIME, March 10, March 17), safeguarding young people from drink, was violated by two youths who represented themselves to be 18 years of age in order to obtain a drink in a saloon at Atherstone, Warwickshire. As they were the first offenders under the new act, the magistrate fined them five shillings each and costs.

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