Wednesday 11th August 1886 - Burnley Express - Page 10
THURSDAY. - Before G. Sutcliffe and R. J. Hurtley, Esqrs.
JUVENILES IN TROUBLE. - Jane Moore (10) and Mary Moore (8), sisters, living with their parents at 12, Delph-street, were charged with stealing a pair of gloves, a feather and a hat valued at 3s. 6d., the property of three stall-owners in the Burnley Market on Monday last. - In answer to the Bench, one of the complainants said she was not derirous of pressing the charge, and Mr. Rawlinson, Clerk to the School Board, said the children always attended school regular, and had done very well. - Mr. Sutcliffe severely cautioned the children and dismissed the case.
A QUICK RETURN. - Elizabeth Marland, a disorderly character, was charged with being drunk and disorderly. On Wednesday she was found in Hammerton street in a drunken condition by a police-constable who took her into custody. Inspector Robinson said on the previous day she was fined 10s. and costs, and during the present year had been six times convicted for drunkenness. Altogether she had been before the court twenty-six times for various offences, principally drunkenness. Fined 10s. and costs.