Mexborough and Swinton Times Friday, 30 November 1900
Obscene Language at Goldthorpe
Michael Kilmartin, miner, of Goldthorpe, was summoned by the police for having used obscene language at that place on the 17th inst.
PS Johnson said that on Saturday night, the 17 inst. that 9 PM, he was on duty at Doncaster Road, Goldthorpe Lane Ends, in company with PC Wressel the defendant was seen with a beer bottle in his hand, and are to use of very obscene language, such as was inserted in the summons. He was ordered away.
PC Wressel corroborated, and defendant was fined 5 shillings and 11 shillings costs.
William Eades, miner, of Goldthorpe, was summoned by the police for having used obscene language at Goldthorpe on the 17th inst.
PC Hughes, said that at 10:45 PM on the date named he was on duty in Goldthorpe Lane Ends, in company with PC Wressel the defendant was using some very filthy language. There were a lot of people about at the time. The defendant was swung to about his conduct, and ordered away home.
PC Wressel corroborated and the defendant was fined five shillings and costs.