Marconigrams – May 06th 1922

May 1922

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 06 May 1922


The Prime minister has refused an increase in salary.

The new Cinema at Thurnscoe will be open on Monday night.

Conisborough’s old limestone industry has been revived by a company formed for the purpose.

Bolton Council are inviting applications for the appointment of Surveyor and Engineer

Mr. T. R. Sellars, headmaster of the Station road Schools, Conisboro’, is retiring, owing to health.

The May festival was observed, very prettily in some cases, in mild of the infant school in this district.

Several cases of sudden and fatal collapse, two of them in the mine, are reported from the district this week.

“Never, never would British newspapers data put in the mouth of the person what she had not said.” – Mrs Asquith

Weather permitting, grass court play will commence on the courts of the Mexborough Lawn Tennis Club on Saturday, May 6.

One more was “black over” was Parsons last weekend, when the Primitive Methodist Synod the Sheffield district was held there.

Mr David Jagger, the brilliant young artist from Kilnhurst, is represented in this year’s Academy with a portrait of flight commander Stuart Reid.

15 members, three each of five wards of the township, will be elected on May 29 to represent the electors of Swinton and the Urban District Council.

The Reverend T.T. Taylor, of Dodworth Grange, the principal landowner at Thurnscoe, has been elected chairman of the Dodworth Council for the 39th year in succession.

Doctor Hutchinson, Vicar of Swinton, preached the sermon on the annual service of the Church School Managers and Teachers Association in the Sheffield Cathedral last Friday.

55 years ago on Wednesday the iron frame and stump of Spence Broughton’s gibbett was discovered during excavations opposite the Yellow Lion Inn, on Attercliffe Common.

Madam Leteux, mother of the Rev C Leteux, Roman Catholic priest at Denaby Main and a venerated figure among Roman Catholics of the district, died on Sunday at the age of 85.

A local artist Mr Harold Glasby, connected with Kilnhurst, has had a landscape accepted by the Academy. The subject is “Springtime in the Woods,” and the scene is taken from Hesley Woods, near Chapeltown.

Miss M E Spencer of the Yorkshire women’s Liberal Federation, speaking at Conisborough last night, said the Mexborough municipal houses were the finest she had seen in Yorkshire, and she advised her hearers to go and look at them.