Used Bad Language

Hertfordshire Mercury, 29th September 1906


Before C.W. Gaussen, Esq. (in the chair), and Sir Alfred J. Reynolds.

At Welwyn Petty Sessions on Monday, Arthur Gilbert, labourer, of New Town, Codicote, pleaded guilty to a charge of using bad language at Codicote on September 11th.- P.C. Farrer, of Codicote, said that at a quarter-past ten on the night named he was on duty in High Street, Codicote, when he heard defendant making use of bad language. Witness had received several complaints about young men standing in the High Street and using bad language.

Defendant had nothing to say in answer to the charge, and as he had been previously convicted of a similar offence, the Magistrates fined him 10 shillings and 6s.6d. costs.

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