Marconigrams – November 25th, 1911

November 1911

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 25 November 1911


Conisborough Cricket Club is in clover, with a balance of £18 in hand

Important exclusive information concerning the Barnburgh new colliery is printed elsewhere in these columns.

The life of the new colliery is expected to be about 20 years.

The new school erected in Adwick Rd, Mexborough will be opened on January 4, when a public ceremony will take place.

Congratulations to Mr Jesse Hill upon his appointment as Assistant Overseer, and Clerk of the Conisborough Parish Council.

The first real touch of winter was experienced on Tuesday afternoon, when there was a snowfall and a sharp nip of frost in the air.

Mexborough Football Club will have a hard struggle to keep out a further debt, and the club deserves the best support of the public.

Saturday will be a big day among the Denaby ambulancemen. Captain Temple of the Saint John Ambulance Association will distribute the prizes.

The Local Government Auditor as surcharge the Denaby Parish Council with the full amount expended on the erection of the Swimming Baths at Denaby.

Mr Caleb Kilner, Avenue Lodge, Conisborough, and Mr Fred A Kelly, Holly Court, Harrogate, are members of the Grand Jury sitting at Leeds Assizes this week.

Local ploughmen will be busy at Barnburgh on Thursday, on the occasion of the annual ploughing and hedging competition of the Barnburgh Ploughing Association.

A capital programme has been arranged for the sacred concert, to be held on Sunday evening, in the Empire Palace, Mexborough, in aid of the Swinton Convalescent Fund, a most deserving object.

A popular service is to be held at the Mexborough Congregational Church on Sunday evening, November 26, the Reverend T Anderson will speak on the reasons for the decline in church attendance.

Mr J.H.Thomas, M.P., Assistant Secretary of the aid.S.R.Esther, is to give an address on the railway Crisis as a public meeting held in the Empire Palace, Mexborough, on Sunday evening December 3.

A new Young Men’s Institute, given by the Hickleton Main Colliery company, and erected at a cost of  £350, on land presented by the Rev. T.T. Taylor, was formally opened on Saturday afternoon by Mr R Armitage, MP for West Leeds, and chairman of the Colliery Company.

A meeting to protest against the Disestablishment of the Welsh Church will be held in the Large Hall, Denaby Main, on December 8. The chief speakers will be Sir A. Griffith Boscawen, MP, and the venerable W Foxley Norris, Archdeacon of Halifax.