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10.40 TOO LATE FOR CHOPS

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10.40 TOO LATE FOR CHOPS Lodger Retorts with frying Pan A Xewport dook Labourer named James Murphy, who had been staying at a lodging- house at 55, Dock-street, was before the magistrates on Monday charged with assaulting his Landlord, Mortoo. William Miller. Mr. Lyndon Moore appeared for the defence. Miller said he declined to allow defendant to cook chops so late ae 10.40 on Sunday night, NoveIDioor 4. Defendant took up the frying-pan, and hit him on the forehead, causing a wound 2Jin. long, extending down to the bone. Mr. Lyndon Moore, in cross-examination, put some poimted questions about the part which Mrs. Sullivan, manageress of the house, played, and the uses made of a poker, which was nearly red hot. "Wasn't your cut produced with the poker in the struggle?" asked Mr. Moore of the complainant. This is most amusing, Mr. Moore," •responded Miller. In faot, he hit Mrs. g,ullivan with the frying-pan. It is three charges there ought to be against him, not one. Defendant sa.id when the bother began someone "outed" the lamp, and he was attacked with the hot poker. The Bench in the result fined him 40s., or a. month's imprisonment.

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