DUNDEE EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY 25 APRIL 1940
MAN ASSAULTS BROTHER-IN-LAW
A fine of 30s was imposed on Norman McDonald, nurseryman, Pentland View, Cairneyhill, at Dunfermline Sheriff Court today when he was charged with assaulting his brother-in-law.
He pleaded not guilty that on April 13, within the grounds of Cairneyhill Nurseries, occupied by James McDonald, he assaulted Richard William Bate, munition worker, Nashdome, Main Street, Cairneyhill, kicked him on the ankle, knocked his head against a wall, threw him over his shoulder, and carried him forcibly and against his will into the house occupied by James McDonald.
After hearing evidence Sheriff Umpherston found the charge proved.