Marconigrams – June 14th 1941

June 1941

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 14 June 1941


Egg famine may be avoided if people will join the organisation of the Domestic Poultry Keepers’ Council.

Wath Rural Deanery Chapter on Tuesday discussed a scheme for preservation of ancient parish records by micro-filming.

The Vicar of Mexborough, the Rev. E. H. P. Rawlins, was one of the chief speakers at a Sheffield Wolf Cub conference on Saturday.

The visit to South Yorkshire of the Chief Scout, Lord Somers, which was to have taken place this month, has been postponed until July 12th and 13th.

Total income of £8,384, including a balance brought forward of £781, was reported at the annual meeting of the Fullerton Hospital, Denaby, on Monday.

Alexandra Rose Day collections in the area served by the Montagu Hospital amounted to £158 17s. 6 ½ d. The effort was organised by the Ladies’ Committee of the Hospital

“You know, you’d be far better off in a home,” sympathetically commented a magistrate in a local court to an old woman this week. The smiles of police officers suggested that they had heard that before somewhere.

A final settlement having been reached on miners’ wages and the conditions attaching to the coalowners’ offer of an attendance bonus, miners throughout the country will receive an increased attendance bonus of 1s. per shift for men and 6d. for youths to date back to June 1st.