Charles Miller of Barwick, Standon, was summoned for leaving a horse and cart upon the highway for an unreasonable time on December 12. Defendant pleaded guilty. PS Palmer said that he saw the horse and cart unattended in Port Hill. They had been standing there for three quarters of an hour and witness had them put into a stable. A search was made for the defendant and he could not be found that evening.
Defendant said he left his horse and cart outside a certain place and when he came out he could not find them and walked home seven miles. Sam Pear said defendant had been drinking and he thought he must have forgotten that he had the horse and cart with him. He was fined £1 including costs or, in default, 14 days.