June 1951

South Yorkshire Times June, 1951


June 2

Intruders who broke into Wombwell Main WMC took a dozen, bottles of brandy.

There was a 70 per cent turn up at the 88 Yorkshire pits working Saturday’s voluntary shift.

Doncaster Rural Council are to place covered bus queue barriers at High Melton and Barnburgh.

Adwick-on-Dearne parishioners have told Doncaster Rural Council they have unanimously decided against transferring the parish to Mexborough Urban,District.

Confirmation services this month will include:June 3rd, Swinton; June 5th. Hoyland St. Andrew’s; June 7th, Tankersley; June 10th. Denaby; June 11th. Wentworth; June 12th. Chapeltown: June 17th, Mexborough; and June 29th, Worsborough Bridge.

June 9

Rotherham United have decided not to issue season tickets for either terrace or ground next season.

Mr. William Ernest Hickman Hill, of Park Road Conisbrough, who died intestate, left £1,610 gross (£1014 net).

Coun. J.L. Huck, Contsbrough schoolteacher, was on Monday elected chairman of Doncaster Rural Council’s Road Safety Committee for the ensuing year.

The Following Message, Mr Herbert Morrison, will be the principal speaker at the Yorkshire miners demonstration on Pontefract racecourse tomorrow (Saturday.)

Joan Fontaine, who is in Europe, has been signed by Metro-Goldwyn Mayer to play Rowena in a film of Sir Walter Scott’s “Ivanhoe” to be made in England next month. Robert Taylor will play the title role and British born Elizabeth Taylor will take the part of Rebecca.

Mr. C. Marshall Hattersley, of Swinton, well-known Social Credit experts is sailing for Canada next Tuesday. He is to make a stay in Alberta, only Social Credit administered state in the world, where he hopes to study the impact of social credit on the life of the province.

A suggestion that Coun. Harry Foster, a new member of Dearne Urban Council, should be expelled from the Labour Party will be put at the head of the agenda for the July meeting of the Dearne Party, after having been deferred at meetings in May and June.

A 25-year-old Leeds solicitor, Mr. David S. Hopkins, has been approved as prospective Conservative candidate for Don Valley Division at the next General Election. The division has been held by the Minister of Agriculture. Mr. Tom Williams, for 27 years.