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Marconigrams – April 14th, 1933

April 1933

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Friday 14 April 1933


The Post Office made a profit of £10,500,000 last year.

Lowliness is the foundation of loftiness.” —Rev. R. J. Jones, Wombwell.

An Operatic Society has been formed at Wombwell and will open next January with “The Mikado.”

Worshipper: I have nothing but praise for the new minister. Sidesman: Yes, I have noticed that.

There was a welcome increase in coal exports last month of 153,000 tons over the figures for the previous March.

A Goldthorpe girl, Miss Margaret Fowler, has been elected captain of the Buckinghamshire women’s county hockey team.

Unless supplemented, the Cadeby Colliery Disaster Fund (1912) will be exhausted this year, although 17 widows remain on the books.

An organ recital is to be given in Wath Parish Church on Tuesday, April 26th, by Dr. P. G. Saunders, organist of Doncaster Parish Church.

Easter Day evensong at the Swinton Parish Church will conclude, weather permitting, with a procession and a short service in the churchyard.

The ninth annual “Times” Walk is to take place on Easter Monday, the competitors starting at Wombwell. Proceeds are for the old folks’ treat funds.

Mr. Charles Hanmer, producer of the film, “Black Diamonds,” is planning two more Yorkshire films, one of which will deal with an almost vanished Yorkshire industry.

The Board of Education have approved plans for a senior mixed school to serve Goldthorpe and Bolton at an estimated cost of £41,000. The school will accommodate 1040 pupils, and will be one of the largest of its kind in the country.

The finest flowers, freshly cut, at Brookfield Nurseries, Swinton. Write, call or ‘phone 224. Shop in Church Street., Swinton. Stall in covered market, Mexborough.