Marconigrams – October 22nd, 1921

October 1921

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 22 October 1921


The Don and Dearne Valley Urban Council’s Wages Board has been disbanded.

12,000 members of the Yorkshire Miners Association are out of work

The King and the Open exchange messages expressive of hope in the Irish conference.

“I have been a Union man all my life. I was born in a Poor Law Union.” – Mr Herbert Smith.

The annual ball of the Mexborough Cricket and Athletic Club will be held on Wednesday, January 4, 1922.

Mr W Warde-Aldam, Frickley Hall, has been elected President of the Thurnscoe and District Ploughing Society.

The cost of living is officially returned at 110%, above July 1914, a decrease of 10% during September.

In a betting case at Doncaster on Tuesday, the defences said that a man and only to install a telephone to comply with the law.

Mr Herbert Smith describes those miners of deserted Yorkshire Miners Association since a coal stoppage as “a coward of the lowest standard.”

Yesterday (Thursday) and today public houses in the area of the Doncaster West Riding Bench were permission to open at 10 a.m. on account of Doncaster races.

The Reverend Frederick B Gunnery, of Newport Pagnell, Bucks, has been appointed vicar of Wath on Dearne, in succession to the Reverend W Keble Martin, resigned.

Mr Frank Hodges reports that the number of unemployed in the coal industry is 175,000, and 73% of those employed are working only three shifts a week.

The Great Northern Railway Company and put into service between King’s Cross and Leeds a fast dining card train, the cooking apparatus on which is heated by electricity. This is the first train to be equipped with electric cooking appliance, and was built in the Doncaster Plant Works.

The Mexborough schools Sports Association are holding a Whist Drive and Dance in the Adwick Road schools, on Friday the 21st. Witness commencing at 6.45; Dancing from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.