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lFive men aged 17 to 23 were charged with gambling at Portland Place, Inner Street. When spotted by a policeman all of the men ran away leaving money and cards behind. They were fined between 5s and 15s.

lThe annual Postman’s Dance was held at the Guildhall in Grantham. More than 170 people attended and “it was unanimously conceded that the dance was an exceedingly pleasant and enjoyable one.”

lAt a meeting of Kesteven Standing Joint Committee an increase in begging was reported with 67 instances in the quarter.