At the Magistrates Office on Saturday last, John SOWERBY, the younger, , appeared to answer the complaint of Mr. John FISH, for having committed a severe assault upon him, by striking him several times over the eyes and head.
The defendant pleaded guilty, but said he was intoxicated at the time, and expressed the utmost concern at the serious extent to which he had disfigured Mr. FISH.
The Magistrates rebuked him for his violent and unprovoked attack, fined him 10s and costs, and ordered himt o find bail to keep the peace, himself in £20 and two sureties in £10 each.