Marconigrams – Decemer 29th 1951

December 1951

South Yorkshire Times, December 29th, 1951


A cocktail bag sent by Princess Margaret sold for £7 7s. at Wombwell Congregational Church’s Christmas Bazaar.

Rotherham United are having 22,000 tickets printed for the Cup tie with Bury on January 12th.

Mr N Mitchell, stationmaster at Elsecar has been appointed station master at Conisbrough.

Two men at Dearne Valley Colliery, have broken their own record by producing 103 tons, 12 cwts of coal in a six day week. This is believed to be a record for the hand won method as distinct from machine mining. The men are Irving Carr (45) Park Street, Wombwell and Leslie Ivill (28) of Brampton Rpad, Wombwell.

About 80 people attended the Christmas party of the South Yorkshire Branch of               the National Union 01 Journalists at the Green Tree Inn, Hatfield, Doncaster on Thursday. Branch chairman Mr. S. Bristow (South Yorkshire Times) presided.

Mr, and Mrs. Broadbent, Stanmore. Middlesex formerly of Wath, were among the guests at the Christmas party of the “Society of Yorkshiremen in London” and were delighted to renew acquaintance with Mr. and Mrs. Reg Wade and one of their daughters. Mr. and Mrs Brian Hudson. formerly near neighbours in Wath. Major Morris, and Major Milner both of whom Will be remembered in South Yorkshire for their visits during wartime savings campaigns were also there.