The Court Estate residents signed a petition asking for a pillar box to be sited at the Newton Road end as the one in Bedford Road was a least a mile away.
The Rev P.E.Robson, the Rector of Rushden, celebrated 10 years in the Ministry at Rushden St.Mary’s.
The funeral was held at the Mission Church of John Clark of Heatherbreea (Jaques & Clark). He was an ex‑President of the Wesleyan Reform Union.
The Temperance Band revised the rule, which had been in operation since the band was formed in 1875, that members must be total abstainers.
88 residents of Harborough Road requested a footpath from the top of the road to the cemetery.
North End Infants School was closed.
When Dr Bardsley, the new Bishop of Peterborough, visited St.Mary’s, Rushden, he instituted the Rev P.E.Robson as a Rural Dean.
At the opening of the Wembley Exhibition the wireless reception of speeches by the King and the Prince of Wales was the best ever known?
When an LMS parcels van was delivering to the boot and shoe manufacturers Nurrish & Pallett in Shirley Road, the horse bolted and was unable to turn the corner near the Police station and ran into the corner wall of the Victoria Hotel.
At the Sanatorium a highly efficient 4‑valve receiving wireless set was installed. When the loud-speakers were connected arrangements were made for the little ones to hear ‘Children’s Hour’.
A new grocery and hardware store was opened in Hove Road.
At Newton Road School, C.J.May showed early promise when he took 6 wickets and scored 9 runs in the 6th class game.
The Lightstrung Co. offered a Morris Cowley at £198, a Douglas motor cycle at £45 and a bicycle for £7.
Laying the electric cables caused problems in Rushden streets.
For the first time in its history Rushden Town Cricket Club was favoured with a County cricket match when Northamptonshire played Dublin University.
A Rushden man was locked in a big factory, without food and water, on Saturday morning. He was unable to make himself heard or to get out and was not discovered until Sunday morning when the caretaker happened to go to the factory.
Sanders & Sanders factory was completely gutted by a fire. Smoke was seen by workers who were attending a Garden Party at Moorland House. They got the contents of the safe out of the factory.
The Harold Lloyd film ‘Why Worry’ was shown at the crowded Royal Theatre.
Charlie Robinson’s newsboys were taken on an all expenses paid outing to Wembley.
A Boxing Tournament was held in Rushden Sports Ground. About 1,000 people gathered to witness Jack Harrison, the Lonsdale belt holder, beat Fred Phipps of Northampton.
The RUDC held a Health Week. Lectures and the film ‘TB and the Sun Cure’ were shown.
W.H.Denton played in 32 first‑class matches for the County. He made a total of 710 runs including his highest score of 80.
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At the RUDC meeting attention was called to the unpleasant ‘vapours’ from several of the fried fish shops in the town
The funeral was held at St.Mary’s Church of Mrs Edward C.Browning, formerly of Rushden House.
A man summoned at Wellingborough for assaulting his making-room foreman after being given his cards at C.W.Horrell’s was fined £1 and was given time to pay.
There was an epidemic of mumps at Moor Road Infant School.
At a meeting of Rushden Health week Dr D.G.Greenfield said that at the age of 40 a man should be his own physician or he is a fool: meaning that he should know which habits were good and which were bad.
At a meeting in Rushden of the Primitive Methodists’ Wellingborough Circuit they threw out a suggestion that they merge with the Wesleyan Methodists by 26 votes to 6.
A new stained glass window was dedicated at St.Peter’s church, to the memory of Rev P.J.Richards, the first vicar of St.Peter’s, who died in April 1923.