Marconigrams – June 17th 1922

June 1922

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 17 June 1922


Water boring is going on near the railway station at Darfield

Fresh cases of enteric fever be notified at Bolton on Dearne

The Wombwell Urban District Council have contacted by local call at 25s a ton.

The annual Rose Day effort on behalf of the Montagu Hospital will be held locally on Saturday.

Denaby Woods have been closed to the public owing to the wanton damage that has been done recently.

Mr Wilfred Dibb of Balby, formerly of Wath, has been an appointed headmaster of the Wetherby Council School.

Before the end of this year, divorce cases may be tried at 11 assize courts in the provinces, one of them Leeds.

The Melton Field seam of the Houghton Main mine is being temporarily closed, and several hundred men and boys have received notices this week.

A complete stoppage of work throughout the printing and newspaper industry may possibly commence next weekend, owing to a wages dispute.

The provision of a public park at Wombwell is one of the recommendations in connection with the Wombwell share of the miners Welfare Fund.

Mr G.M.Coates, organist of the Wath Parish Church, is to adjudicate upon a male voice quartet contest, which is to be a part of the attractions at Hickleton Main Sports on July 1.

A local solicitor, Mr J. A. Baddiley, told the Doncaster magistrates on Saturday, that keeping a public house in Mexborough was not exactly a bed of roses. It is mostly beer and sometimes skittles for a change.