Before the Storm: March 1914

Newspaper Staffordshire Advertiser
Date Saturday March 21st 1914
Article heading Popular Lecture & Wesleyan Pie Supper

Biddulph: Popular Lecture: The second of the popular lectures arranged by the committee of the Gymnasium was given on Tuesday evening. Mr. E.B. Wain presided, and Mr. Edgar Bellingham gave a lecture entitled ‘Caravan and Camera’ which was illustrated by photographs. A vote of thanks, proposed by Dr. Craig and seconded by Mr. J.W. Casstles was heartily accorded.

Wesleyan Pie Supper: The Young Men’s Class of the Station Road Wesleyan School gave a pie supper in the school on Saturday evening in aid of the scheme for the renovation of the premises. A concert was afterwards held. Mr. W.J. Beech presided and the contributors were Miss Heath (Endon), Miss Pattie Sherratt, Mr. Thomas Roberts, Mr. E. Roberts, Mr. C. Sherratt and Mr. W. Hancock. Mrs. Charles Sherratt presided at the piano.

Newspaper Staffordshire Weekly Sentinel
Date Saturday March 28th 1914
Article headings Diphtheria and Moorland Glee Party

Fresh Diphtheria Cases: The Surveyor reported that there had been a fresh case of diphtheria notified since the last meeting, and there were now two cases in hospital.

Moorland Glee Party

Winners of the Male Voice Chorus Open Competition at the East Cheshire Musical Competitions, held in the Drill Hall, Macclesfield, recently. Sitting in the centre in the light suit is Mr. A. Bailey, the conductor. On his right is Mr C. Harrison (president) and Mr J. Brown (treasurer). Mr F. Booth (secretary is on Mr. Bailey’s left).

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