THE ORANGE RIOTS IN CUMBERLAND.
Yesterday the Whitehaven magistrates continued the hearing of the case
against 20 prisoners charged with rioting at Cleator Moor on July 12. Mr. H.
SHEE appeared for the Roman Catholic prisoners. Fifteen witnesses were
examined. Mr. SHEE having addressed the Court for his clients, Mr. PAISLEY,
of Workington, addressed the Bench on behalf of the Orangemen. At a late
hour in the afternoon the magistrates retired, and, on returning into Court,
the chairman said they dismissed the cases against Joseph DIXON, James DUNN,
John HOUSTON, Samuel SCOTT, Daniel DORAN, James HELDON, James M'CLOUGHLIN,
Patrick MADINE, James SLOAN, James STAFFORD, and Philip WATERS. The first
four are Orangemen, and the others Roman Catholics belonging to Cleator
Moor. The Bench committed for trial at the Cumberland Assizes John BAWDEN,
the leader of the Orangemen, Simon John CORDNER, Workington, Henry LAVERY,
Whitehaven, John MOORE, Distington, Orangemen; and Thomas CAIN, Thomas
CAVANAGH, John HANNEN, William M'HENRY, and James RYAN, Roman Catholics.
Bail was fixed in each case at £30 and two sureties of £15 each.