The general strike - praise for police

Hertfordshire Mercury, 15th May 1926

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MAYOR CONGRATULATES THE TOWN

HERTFORD BOROUGH SESSIONS

The Hertford Borough Sessions were held on Thursday before the Mayor (Alderman A. P. Ginn ), Alderman  W. Graveson, and Messrs A. S. Gilbertson and W. Burgess.

THE GOOD NEWS

At the opening of the Court, the Mayor said : This is the first time that I have had the opportunity of saying a word in public since we received the good news yesterday, and as Mayor of Hertford I think I ought to congratulate the town upon the fact we have had no cases here today arising out of the strike. I am delighted to think the strike has ended, and I am sure that those who received the wireless message yesterday from the King and the Prime Minister will help carry out their wishes .

I congratulate you, Supt West, and the whole of the police for the excellent services they have rendered to this town.

I also have to thank the hundreds of townspeople who have become Specials during the late crisis and many who have lent their services at the Castle and tried to do their best. I do hope sincerely now that the strike is at an end that peace and goodwill may prevail throughout this dear old England of ours.

I thank everyone who has assisted in this matter.

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