A Troublesome Customer.

January 1899

Sheffield Independent – Monday 23 January 1899

A Troublesome Customer.

On Saturday, at Doncaster, William Turner, alias Traikes, miner, New Conisbro’, was summoned for being disorderly and refusing; to quit and for an assault at the Eagle and Child, at Conisbro’, on the 16th inst.

The landlord said the defendant was causing a disturbance, and using filthy language. The man struck the waiter, Walter Bell, on the left ear with his fist.

He ordered the defendant out, and told him not to return at any time. The man would not leave, and witness sent for the police.

The waiter said the defendant paid a penny short for his beer, and afterwards struck him because he took the beer away.

Walter Clay, blacksmith, also gave evidence.

Fined 40s. and costs.