AMBLESIDE PETTY SESSIONS.
Wednesday, September 6.
(Before H. REDMAYNE and J. H. STOREY, Esqs.)
Herbert White FLINT, gentleman, Holme Lea, Penarth, Glamorgan, was
charged with driving a motor car above 20 miles an hour, at White Moss, Grasmere,
on the 30th August.
A long telegram was read from defendant, from Glenridding, and who had
only that morning received notice of summons, it having been left at his
residence, and notice forwarded on to him, from which it appeared he wished to
defend the charge, and the case was adjourned for a fortnight.
Cuthbert FULLER, a gardener, Grasmere, charged Ernest COATES,
gardener, Grasmere, and William COATES, joiner, Grasmere with assault on the 26th
Mr. J. T. SHEPHERD was for plaintiff, and Mr. G. GATEY for defendants.
Mr. SHEPHERD said the plaintiff was willing to withdraw the summons on
payment of costs by the defendants.
Mr. GATEY agreed to do so, and said the matter arose out of a
practical joke by defendants against plaintiff, they having put a prop across some
steps leading from a building at Grasmere to the road, and when Plaintiff fell to
the bottom, they turned a hosepipe upon him.
The Bench granted the withdrawal of the charges.
The monthly meeting was held at the Town Hall yesterday (Wednesday).
Ald. MOORE, chairman
Mr. FIELD, secretary
August was the holiday month, during which there were no committee
meetings; there was no correspondence except as to assent to the appointment of
pupil teachers, and the business was purely formal, and occupied only a very