Marconigrams – August 26th, 1932

August 1932

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Friday 26 August 1932


The Conisborough Welfare grounds are to be extended and improved at an estimated cost of £6,000.

Mr. G. A. Smith, builder and contractor, Mexborough, left estate of the gross value of £26,272, with net worth £6,081.

A lady of the congregation of the Wombwell Parish Church has started a fund for the completion of the tower with a donation of £5.

The Wombwell branch of the I.L.P. has disaffiliated from the local Labour Party in accordance with the decision of the Bradford conference.

A stone which need to mark a murder committed at the Darfield cross roads 93 years ago has been found in Frickley churchyard.

Lady: I want a careful chauffeur: one who will not take rirka. Applicant: Right, m’am, and may I have my wages a month in advance?

A Mexborough lady had her motor-car and holiday luggage stolen in Regent Street, London, last Saturday, the car being subsequently recovered.

Mr. Frank Hillerby, tobacconist, who was killed in a motor accident at Ferrybridge last Friday, was almost the oldest Mexborough tradesman.

The local branch of the Workers’ Educational Association are proposing to stage a debate in Mexboro’ on the effect on culture of the Russian Soviet system of government.

The Kilnhurst Co-operative Society has not reduced its rate of interest on the first £100 of share capital. On and after October 11th the following rates will operate: On the first £100, 5 per cent (no change); £101 to £200, 4 per cent.

Mother: “Now, children, you are making far too much noise. You, Betty, behave yourself” Betty: “But, mother we were playing families—and I don’t have to behave because I’m the mother.”