TOWN HALL, CARLISLE - FRIDAY
(Before the Mayor and T. MILBURN, Esq.)
Patrick RUSH was charged on remand with stealing a suit of clothes belonging
to Martin CONWAY, on the 11th November last.
The prisoner was apprehended at Hexham. The Chief Constable said the
prosecutor was a hawker, and had been written to at different parts, but could not
be found. The Bench discharged the prisoner.
John LINTON, bacon dealer, of Nelson Street, was charged with furiously
riding a horse along the Crescent on the 12th inst.
P. C. LITTLE proved the case. Defendant said he was having a ride out; it
was the only enjoyment he had. The Bench fined him 5s and costs.
Defendant: Gentlemen, I return my sincere thanks for getting off so easily.
I hope this will be my last time. (Laughter.)