PETTY SESSIONS
Cockermouth. - Monday, Oct. 4.

(Before J. C. FISHER, Esq., (chairman), Captain SEWELL, Isaac FLETCHER, Esq.,
M. P., W. WOOD, Esq., R. HARBORD, Esq., and R. BELL, Esq.)

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A STRAY HORSE. -

       Edward SLOAN, lodging house keeper, Cockermouth, was charged with
having allowed a horse belonging to him to stray on the highway in the township of
Blindbothel, on the 26th ult.

       The magistrates convicted the defendant, and fined him 10s including
costs.

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ASSAULT CASE. -

       Ann PEARSON was charged with having, on the 1st inst., assaulted
Isabella ANGUS at Cockermouth.

       Complainant deposed that on Friday afternoon last, about one o'clock,
she was having attempted to pass the defendant who lives near her, PEARSON
struck her with her elbow and knocked her against the wall, and subsequently spat
in her face.

       Defendant admitted the assault, but stated that complainant had
assaulted her first.

       The bench convicted the defendant, and fined her 6d, and 9s  6d costs;
in default seven days imprisonment.

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