Notes from Conisborough – Bill Posting – Cadeby Rattles

September 1889

Mexborough and Swinton Times September 27, 1889

Notes from Conisborough

Bill Posting

Conisborough people who are accustomed to stand and read the bills put on the so-called “Bill posting stations,” have lately had a good laugh.

A large poster, in three parts, was sent to the decorator of walls to be displayed.

This announced a meeting to be addressed by some well-known gentlemen. The bill posted mistook the parts for complete bills and posted them as such.

Just imagine reading 1/3 of the bill, and then walking 1/4 of a mile to the next third, while the completing part you might be unable to find.

Cadeby Rattles

The sinking and building operations at the new undertaking of the Denaby Main Colliery Company, opposite Conisbrough Station, is being proceeded with rapidly.

Already the “Cadeby Rattles,” the site of the pit, is a transform, and no less than 150 men are engaged on the works