Marconigrams – August 03rd, 1912

August 1912

Mexborough and Swinton Times – Saturday August 3, 1912.


Mexborough Hospital Sunday is fixed for 25 August.

The census figures published elsewhere in these columns provide interesting reading.

Eight operation for appendicitis have been performed at the Mexborough hospital within the last few days.

Turbulent scenes were witnessed at the monthly meeting of the Swinton Council on Wednesday.

The appointments of new managers of the Denaby and Cadeby Collieries is awaited with interest.

Swinton Harriers were second in the 3 miles Junior Harriers race at the Wibsey carnival at Bradford on Saturday.

Mr CH hath run of the miners In Mexborough, is one of the guarantors who are organising the Mexborough Town Football Club.

Mexborough Hospital Committee is in a predicament with regard to the proposed children’s ward, the doctors attending the hospital having signified that the scheme recently adopted is unworkable.

To the list of the jury who sat in the Cadeby disaster inquest last week, the names of Mr GW Lawton, Mr C Rayner and Mr Pearson should be added.

An important sale of land and property at Thurnscoe will take place at the Station Hotel, Thurnscoe on Thursday, August 13. Altogether 20 lots will be offered for sale.

Patrons on local cricket and remanded until Saturday week, W.Brown, the Mexborough cricket professional, will take a well-deserved benefit. The Wath team should prove a great attraction.

The Chairman of the Swinton Council suggested that the principal streets of Swinton should be lighted all year round after dusk. This opinion is backed up by several councillors.

The Home Office Enquiry into the cave the Colliery explosion will be open on Monday at Doncaster. A comprehensive report of the old proceedings will be printed the next edition of the journal.

The Reverend TG Rogers, curate of Swinton, will be leaving the district during September to help his father, who is vicar of Littleport, near Cambridge. The Reverend TG Rogers was ordained both as deacon and priest at Swinton Church.

With deepest regret we have to announce the death of Mr GT Nicholson, of Rock House, Conisborough, who successfully carried on the collar vocabulary, Conisborough, for many years. Mr Nicholson was a staunch Conservative and churchman, being a churchwarden at Conisborough church for many years.