On this day in Yorkshire 1924

Arrests of Hull Trawlers off Russian Coast

It is stated that the Russian Government is paying £30,200 as compensation for the arrest of four Hull trawlers off the Murmansk coast.

The seizure of these vessels on the plea that they were fishing within the limit created much indignation in the fishing industry — so much so that the British Government sent out a gunboat to protect our fishing craft.

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More Visitors to Whitby

The West Cliff presented an animated scene in the afternoon and evening at the weekend, when the band of H.M. 1st Battalion Durham Light Infantry gave two performances.

Many visitors arrived during the weekend and with the advent of more congenial holiday weather.

The motor service into the Dales, which are now in the zenith of their beauty, is heavily taxed.

Whilst river angling prospects havo deteriorated owing to the low state of the water, sea anglers are having good sport.

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