Marconigrams – September 07, 1912

September 1912

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 07 September 1912


Mexborough Secondary school reopens on Thursday next.

The Cadeby Relief Fund subscription list now totals £8959 8s.

The road over the canal at Mexborough tram terminus is in a very bad condition.

No further bodies have been recovered from the Cadeby mine during the past week.

The interior of the Mexborough Public Hall is being thoroughly renovated and repainted.

The Countess of Mexborough, was been seriously ill for some time past, is now better.

Doncaster races commence on Tuesday week. There is every prospect of a very successful week.

At a meeting of the Bolton Council, on Tuesday evening, permission was given for Sunday music in the recreational ground.

A remarkable case of theft from the Midland Railway station, Swinton, was heard at the Rotherham West, Riding Police Court on Tuesday.

At a Wath Council meeting on Tuesday night, Doctor Burman reported that the rainfall recorded during August was the largest he had on record.

The Mexborough Operatic Society have changed the production of the “Mikado” from November and to the date in January or February yet to be arranged.

In conversation with an experienced miner, he remarked that it is a fairly common thing to finding in coal in mines the trunks of trees still standing perfectly upright and of good height.

A number of cases for breach of colliery rules were heard at the Doncaster Police Court on Saturday. Charges for the dangerous practice of having matches in the mine were again numerous.

The Wath Council of rejected a proposal from Rawmarsh to make the districts of Rawmarsh, Wath, Mexborough, Swinton and Greece but an area for the provision of a sanatorium for consumptives.

Miss Berry, formerly matron of the Montagu Hospital Mexborough and Mr H.B. Stevens, of Thirsk, formerly a member of the “Times” reporting staff, were quietly married at Nottingham on Saturday.

At a meeting of the Rotherham Guardians on Monday Mr J.A. Jeffrey, the relieving officer for Swinton, Wath and Rawmarsh district, was appointed registrar of births and deaths for the Wath subdistrict.

At a meeting of the Bolton Urban District held on Tuesday, the Medical Officer of Health reported that during the last four weeks only three deaths at taken place. In the same period of last year 24 persons died. It was a compliment to the health of the district.