WHITEHAVEN.

At Whitehaven Police Court, yesterday, William KENNISH, fish  dealer,
Whitehaven, was charged by the Trustees of the Town and Harbour with  having eleven
boxes of stinking herrings which he intended to sell for human  food.

Mr. W. W. LUMB prosecuted.

Mr. MONTGOMERY, county analyst, stated that he considered the herrings  quite
unfit for food, some of them being rotten.

Defendant said that he considered the fish sound  both as regarded  taste and
smell. He had eaten them himself.

The Bench considered the case proved, and defendant was fined £5, including  
costs.