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POLICE COURT

WORKINGTON.

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MORE NETTING.

Samuel JONES and Joseph M'MINN were each fined £5, including costs , for having been caught in possession of an illegal net at the riverside, on the 8th of August.

-The charge was proved by Graham TINNION, watcher.

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ASSAULTS.

Margaret CONROY was charged with having assaulted Jane JONES, on the 17th inst. - Mr. PAISLEY defended. - Defendant was fined 12s., including the costs.

Margaret ELLERSHAW and Richard ELLERSHAW were charged with having assaulted Jane YOUNG, on Thursday last. - Case dismissed.

Isaac HODGSON was charged with having assaulted James WELSH, on the 13th August. Defendant came to complainants house, and struck him. - Defendant was fined 20s., including the costs.

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BREACH OF CONTRACT.

William KENT, John HOLMES, and William BROUGH were charged with having caused damage at the West Cumberland Iron and Steel Works, through breach of contract.

Defendants were ordered to pay £3 7s 6d. each, to be paid in a fortnight, for which time the case was adjourned. If not paid in that time a fine of £10 would be imposed.

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NEGLECT OF DUTY.

William NELSON, an apprentice in the employ of Mr. WOODHEAD, file maker, was charged with neglect of duty.

Mr. WOODHEAD said he had had a deal of trouble with the lad. An order upon him to do his duty under the deed of apprenticeship was made, and also for payment of costs.

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WILFUL DAMAGE.

Isabella HOLLIDAY was charged with having done damage to the windows of Thomas SWAIN. The cost and damage amounted to 25s., which the defendant was ordered to pay.

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