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Marconigrams – February 23rd, 1934

February 1934

South Yorkshire Times, February 23rd, 1934


The Rev. R. J. Jones says the village of Jump is in the “transitional” period.  It is not alone.

The appointed day on which the Unemployment Bill is to take effect is to be postponed till the autumn.

The Mexboro’ Amateur Operatic Society present “The Arcadians” all next week at the Mexboro’ Hippodrome.

“How we are to get rid of our useless mouths – about half our present numbers – I have no notion”- Dean Inge.

The annual meeting of governors and subscribers of the Montagu Hospital will be held next Monday at the hospital.

The “rainfall” in the Dearne Valley for the 22 days of this month (“February fill-dyke”) amounts to a fiftieth of an inch.

Having had a successful year, the Denaby and Cadey Home Coal Carting Committee are reducing their charges for carting.

Mr. George Baker O.B.E., of Greno House, Swinton, will shortly complete his second year of office as president of the Rotherham Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. H. Hollingsworth, of Thurnscoe, has been appointed president of the Yorkshire District Council of the National Federation of Retail Newsagents.