Mexborough & Swinton Times – Friday 27 July 1900
Kate Murray, described as a housekeeper, of New Conisborough, was summoned for having been drank and disorderly at Conisborough on the 10th inst.
Police-constable Richardson said he saw the defendant in a very drunken state. She was wanting to fight with a man, and when he told her to go home, she went down the street, and then wanted to fight some women.
Police constable Barnett gave similar evidence, and the defendant, who did appear, was fined 20/- and the costs.
Job Fawley, a miner, of New Conisborough was summoned for having been drunk and disorderly at Conisborough on the 10th inst. The defendant did not appear.
Police constable Kilner, in proving the case, said the defendant was very drunk and his face was covered with blood. The officer had to threaten to lock him up before he would be quiet.
Police-constable Barnett corroborated, and the defendant was fined 6/. and the costs .
John Roan, miner, New Conisborough, was summoned for having been drunk and disorderly on the 14th inst. at Conisborough.
The case was proved by Police-constable Kilner. The details were of the ordinary kind.
Police-one stable Richardson, in corroboration, said the defendant was very drunk.