COCKERMOUTH - MONDAY
(Before Canon HOSKINS and W. ALEXANDER, Esq.)
Joseph BELL, Kirkgate, was fined 10s for neglecting to send two of his
children regularly to school; but on certain representations being made to the
Bench, the penalty was remitted.
Henry STEEL, carter, Little Broughton, was fined 15s including costs, for
ill treating a horse by working it while it was in an unfit state on the 18th
John ISMAY, a boy, was charged with cruelly beating a horse at Little
Broughton, on the 18th ult. He lashed the animal when going up a brow, and also
used the handle of the whip in a cruel way. Fines 15s, including costs.
In both cases, Inspector CRAIGIE, of the S. P. C. A. gave evidence.