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BOROUGH PETTY SESSIONS. MONDAY.—Before Charles Hughes and E. M. Jones, Esqrs. A MARKET HALL ROW. John Chesterton, fancy dealer, having a stall in the Pedlar's Market, was summoned by John Brown, a rival tradesman, for using abusive language. Mr. Bradley prosecuted, and Mr. Sherratt defended. Mr. Brown said that on the previous Thursday, defen- dant came to him and accused him of taking away the customers from his stall. Chesterton used most abusive language towards him. Several witnesses were called to prove the violence of elefendant; after which John Chesterton, for the defence, said that his son 1 was conducting a gentleman up the market to his stall, and on arriving at the stall of Brown, Mrs. Brown put some baskets in front of him and endeavoured to get his custom. After this, he went to Mr. Brown's stall and asked him why he endeavoured to take away his cus- tom. Brown replied in a most abusive way. Whilst in a state of irritation, defendant admitted that he had used an offensive term to Brown. Patrick Walsh, and other witnesses, were called, whose evidence was principally to the expect that one person was as bad as the other. The other cases were then heard, the evidence being similar. The magistrates decided as follows In the case of Brown v. Chesterton, the latter was fined 2s. 6d. and costs. In the case of Chesterton against Brown the latter was bound over to keep the peace for six months in his own recognizances of £10. In the case of Mary Brown against Chesterton, the latter was bound over to keep the peace for six months in her own recogaizance of £10. A YOUTHFUL INTOXICANT. William Mitts, a lael of Yorkshire-square, was sum- J\u¡O dr-± assaulting the Market Hall keeper. Mr. Wright stated that on Saturday week the de- fendant was in the market drunk, and wished to fight with a boy in the employ of Mr. Bird. He put him out, and he returned again, and created a great disturbance. There was a second charge against him for an assault. Mr. Wright said that on putting the defendant out of the market on the second occasion he struck him in the face. Defendant pleaded sorrow, and said the drink v/p.s given him by his brother, who was a soldier. The Bench dismissed the first case, and iined the de- fendant Is. Gel. and cost,, in the second, and allowed him a fortnight to pay the money. j OLD Ol-Tl:xm:us. Jane Jones, fish hawker, was summoned for being drunk, &c. P.C. Fletcher stated th3t on the previous evening he found the defendant in the Golden Lion Vaults creating a great disturbance. Mrs. Roberts asked him to turn her out, which he did. She had made a disturbance before, but Sergeant J ones gave her an opportunity to go home, but she refused. Siie was fined 2s. Gd. and costs. John Lavies, a tramp, was summoned for refusing to quit the White Lion Oil the previous Wednesday after- noon. Thomas O'Brian (the landlord) stated that he found the defendant fighting with another man. He ordered him to go out, but he refused. The police stated that defendant was well known. Defendant having been locked up since Thursday he was discharged with a caution. TUESDAY.—Before Charles Hughes, and Thomas Rowland, Esqrs. DRUVK, &c. Jaxics Grant, a stranger, was charged by P.C. Wil- liains with oeiug drunk on the previous night. Defendant admitted the offence, and appeared to be of such a contrite .spirit, that the magistrates dismissed the case. BftlTAL ASSAULT. Price Williauis, risk dealer, was brought up under a warrant charged by Davies, tish dealer, late of Queen-street, with an assault. Complainant said the assault complained of took place in June last, when prisoner, who was living with her, came to a house hI Pentrefelin where she was, burst open the door, and then very much abused her. Dr. Lavies sewed her lip which was cut by prisoner. Defendant said he was very sorry for what had oc- curred, but he was piovoked to it by the complainant (a statement which was borne out by the conduct of Mrs. Davies in- Court). The magistrates lined Williams £2 and costs, or in default vue lllonth's imprisonment; afterwards to enter into his own recognizance to keep the peace for six months.

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