Digest of stories from the Beds & Herts Saturday Telegraph: September 7th, 1918.
In last week's issue of the Saturday Telegraph we reported that Marie Edwards, 42, hawker, of no fixed abode, was sent to prison for a week on a charge of being drunk and incapable in Luton as the result of drinking methylated spirits.
She came out of prison on Thursday morning, returned to Luton, and at once obtained a supply of the spirit. The sequel was her appearance at the Court yesterday on a charge of bring drunk and incapable in Ash Road.
Digest of stories from the Beds & Herts Saturday Telegraph: August 31st, 1918.
Although the majority of last season's players are still in the district, there are likely to be one or two positions open in the Luton Town team for aspiring recruits, and the ground will be open for training on Wednesday evening, September 4th, when the Secretary will welcome any experienced players who may have come to reside in the neighbourhood, either military or civilian.
Although the National Federation of Discharged and Demobilised Soldiers and Sailors always claimed to be non-political, the chief topic discussed at a meeting of the Luton branch at the Town Hall on Sunday afternoon was politics. The subject was introduced by Mr W. J. Mabley, and it led to lively scenes.
Digest of stories from The Luton News: Thursday, August 22nd, 1918.
The death occurred on Tuesday, August 13th, at the Royal Military Hospital, Devonport, of Pte Albert Allen (Army Ordnance Corps), whose home was at 185 North Street, Luton. Pte Allen was the eldest son of Mr Frederick Allen, hat manufacturer, 83 Wenlock Street, and before joining the Forces was employed in his father's business.
Supporters of Luton Town Football Club will learn with genuine regret that the club have, on the eve of the opening of another season, lost for good the invaluable services of their popular goalkeeper, J. T. Mitchell, who has faithfully served the Town for five seasons.
Digest of stories from the Beds & Herts Saturday Telegraph: August 17th, 1918.
Widespread sympathy will be extended to Mr and Mrs Christopher Cunningham, of Gateside, Cardiff Road, in the distressing news which reached them this morning that their youngest son, Ronald, had met his death at an aerodrome in Norfolk.
Digest of stories from The Luton News: Thursday, August 15th, 1918.
Part of the former Chaul End Munition Works, as captured by a Luton News photographer in October 1933. Then with an address at 9 Chaul End Lane, the buildings were occupied by Blundell Bros (Luton) Ltd and used as a dye works.
Digest of stories from the Beds & Herts Saturday Telegraph: August 10th, 1918.
A most impressive military funeral took place at Luton on Thursday afternoon, when a magnificent tribute was paid by the Royal Field Artillery and the Honourable Artillery Company to the memory of the late Lieut Harold Victor (Harry) Ramsey.
Digest of stories from The Luton News: Thursday, August 8th, 1918.
There was another tramway strike in Luton on Sunday, but many people in the town were unaware of it. The strike was not of long duration, for the tramway management met the employees, and by 11.30 on the morning of Bank Holiday the system, was again in full going order.
Digest of stories from the Beds & Herts Saturday Telegraph: August 3rd, 1918.
A fatal fall in an aeroplane was the untimely end met by Second Lieut Joseph Arthur Freeman last Monday. He was the only son of Mr and Mrs J. Freeman, of Holly Street, Luton. Mr Freeman is a well-known hat manufacturer in business in John Street. His son was 24 years of age.