Marconigrams – August 12th, 1932

August 1932

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Friday 12 August 1932


The Wath Urban Council invite tenders for the erection of thirty bungalows.

The recent garden fete at Barnburgh Hall in aid of the Bishop’s Appeal realised over £80.

New terms: The spiteful woman who described her neighbour’s figure as “yo-yo-esque.”

The Countess of Mexborough is to open the Mexborough Parish Church sale of work on November 10th.

Tenders are invited In connection with the building of a nurses’ home at the Montagu Hospital, Mexborough.

“A moderate drinker is a better fellow as a rale than a teetotaller.”—The Rev G. 0. Rubie, Vicar of Preston.

The death occurred yesterday of Mr. C. O. Pepper, a prominent Sheffield bank official, and a native of Mexborough.

The Kilnhurst Hospital Sunday demonstration was successfully revived last Sunday after a lapse of eleven years.

Mr. Howard Leadbeater, of Wath-on- Dearne, has been appointed manager of the Crewe branch of the Midland Bank. Ltd.

Countess Fitzwilliam is to open the Wath Parish Church Autumn Fayre on November and Mr. R. C. Otter, J.P., of Clayworth, on November 17th.

Scotsmen on holiday in the South are, contrary to popular belief, very liberal,” says a gossip -writer. It is said that they throw their pound-notes about like blacksmiths’ anvils.—” Punch.”

“Both the complainant and defendant are very well represented,” remarked the presiding magistrate at a local court, when a solicitor asked for the adjournment of a case as he bad instructions from both sides.

The Manvers Main No. 1 colliery, which has been standing for 5 weeks to permit of the installation of electric haulage underground, resumed work on Wednesday. This pit gives employment to 950 men and boys.