100 Years Ago

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lGrantham Bowls Club “absolutely overwhelmed” New Somerby Conservative Bowls Club. Grantham scored 124 while New Somerby reached the “remarkably poor total of eight”.

lNine men from Grantham appeared before the police court and were fined after being found gambling with cards. The chairman said: “If you’ve got money to play banker you’ve got money to pay fines.”

lThe King’s Picture House showed a well-attended film depicting the funeral of General Booth, the late Commander of the Salvation Army.