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Marconigrams – March 4th, 1932

March 1932

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Friday 04 March 1932


The Barnburgh Parish Council advertising for a clerk.

The wayside ambulaloe station at Hinkleton will be opened on Sunday. March 20th.

Barnsley British Co-operative Society’s Ruby Jubilee festivities opened with a most interesting exhibition which has attracted lenorroons crowds this week.

The new road through Warren Vale, connecting Swinton and Rawmarsh was opened to traffic on Sunday.

For the first time for many years this district had no cam for the mid-week court at Doncaster on Tuesday.

Mr. E. H. Large has resigned his membership of the Bolton-on-Dearne Urban District Council, having left the district.

The Wath Golf Club have not yet received the permission of the ground landlord, Earl Fitzwilliam, to introduce Sunday play.

The ascertained deficiency of the Yorkshire colliery wages fund for February was E 102,068, and the accumulated deficiency is now £3,887,942.

Mr. William Henry Bann, who died at Thurnscoe on Friday, was probably the only old cricketer in the district who bowled against W. G. Grace.

The Mexborough Secondary School are to ask for the substitution of Empire butter for Danish butter in their grocery contract for the summer term.

Ten thousand gallons of water were recently used in making a film. We cannot help feeling that there is a tendency nowadays to overdo the sob-stuff.—”Punch.”

The shipping and finance corporation of William France, Fenwick Co. Ltd. principal owners of the Denaby and Cadeby collieries, have declared a dividend of three per cent. for the past year.

The need for propaganda work at Mexborough by the National Savings Movement was stressed by Mr. E. Easterhrook, the Rotherham Postmaster, at the weekly luncheon of the Rotherham Rotary Club on Wednesday.

The Council of the Yorkshire Miners’ Association are asking for authority to assist the Polish miners in their resistance to a reduction of wages with a contribution to the strike fund up to £2,000. Northumberland miners are contributing £500