"DUTY DONE. Charged with being drunk and disorderly in High Street, Bedworth, on December 7th, Enoch Powell a miner, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty, but said' he had a few words to say. P.C. Southam said prisoner was drank and when witness spoke to him he used bad language. Prisoner said he was an old soldier, who fought in the Zulu War, Sudan. and Boer War. He wanted to go to Dudley Workhouse. He had 5s in his possession and was allowed to keep it in order to pay his railway fare. "God bless you gentlemen, you have done your duty." said prisoner."
Nuneaton Chronicle - Friday 12 December 1924