Mexborough and Swinton Times April 3, 1915
Doncaster West Riding police Court
Spitting in the Police Court
David Willey, miner, of Denaby, was fined 2s 6d and the costs for expectorating on the floor of the Doncaster police court on Saturday morning. March 20
It was stated that defendant was sitting in the back of the public gallery of the court, and he was noticed to spit on the floor many times.
When spoken to and his attention drawn to a notice on the wall explaining the prohibition of spitting, he replied, “I cannot read”