James Stanley, a gipsy, was charged with trespassing on the highway. Defendant is a brushmaker, and he had set up his tent and lighted his fire within eighteen feet from the centre of a certain highway, when the police officer came upon his, on the night of the 13th ult.
Stanley did not appear.
The service of the summons having been proved, a fine of 20s and costs was the penalty inflicted, a 'distress warrant' being ordered for the same.
Fancy a gipsy sold up.
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Western Times - Friday, 2nd October 1868
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