Marconigrams – June 24th 1922

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 24 June 1922


Goldthorpe Colliery has stopped, except for the services of 15 men to supply coal for the boilers.

The railway companies to offer day trips to holiday resorts of July 1 at single fare.

The Wath Branch of the Independent Labour Party has sent  £3 5s to the Russian Farming Fund.

St George’s Church, Mexborough is being thoroughly cleaned voluntary by the members of the Congregation.

Mr Frederick Andrews, for over 43 years headmaster of the French School, Ackworth, left estate valued at £12,267.

The Wath Deanery Choir’s Festival service held at Wombwell recently, is to be repeated at Wath in July 12 and Wentworth on the 19th.

“You are living in the most dangerous part in Yorkshire, so far as your children’s lungs are concerned.” – Mr J Drabble, of Dinnington, at Mexborough Hospital Demonstration.

Mr Harold Brocklesby, son of Mr J Brocklesby, J.P., of Conisborough, will leave England at the end of the month to join the friends Relief Mission in the Russian Famine area

The Reverend S.E. Williams, B.D., Primitive Methodist minister at Swinton, has accepted an invitation to preach in the Swinton Parish Church at the men’s service on Sunday afternoon.

A grave crisis has arisen in the printing and newspaper industry. A dispute has arisen concerning wages, and failing a settlement by Saturday practically the whole of the provincial printing firms and newspapers (daily and weekly) will be stopped. Negotiations for a settlement or proceeding, and on both sides the hope is expressed that an amicable agreement will be reached.

Mexborough Football Club will hold their Annual Meeting on July 3, at the Royal Hotel, at 7 pm prompt.

On July 27, at the Swinton Church Garden Fête there will be an open flower and vegetable show.