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SHORT NEWS ARTICLES.

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BREACH OF THE EDUCATION ACT.

William WISHART, labouer, of Silloth, was charged with a breach of the Education Act. - Mr. HODGSON appeared to prosecute, and applied on behalf of the Holme Low School Board for an attendance order to be made upon the defendant's son, who attended school very irregularly. - An attendance order was granted.

John ROBINSON was charged with a breach of the Education Act. Mr. HODGSON also applied for an attendance order in this case. The defendant's son never went to school and was beyond his mother's control. He, (Mr. HODGSON) made this application in order that he might apply afterwards for an order to send the boy to the industrial School. - The attendance order was granted.

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FURIOUS DRIVING.

At the cockermouth Petty Sessions on Monday last, Jonathan KNIGHT, driver of the Globe bus, Cockermouth, was charged with having, on the 8th inst., been guilty of furious driving. -

Superintendent TAYLOR proved the offence, and the defendant was fined 19s., 6d. inclusing costs.

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EXTRAORDINARY TRAFFIC ON THE HIGHWAYS.

Mr. PAISLEY, who appeared for both defendants in this case said it was a complaint in reference to extraordinary traffic against certain parties in Brigham. His friend, Mr. HAYTON and himself had arranged that the matter should stand over for some time in order to get ready for trial.

The Clerk: That is the case against the Moss Bay Company?

Mr. PAISLEY: Yes, and John TODHUNTER, of Brigham Quarry.

The case was adjourned.

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