At the Tonbridge Petty Sessions, James Parferment, of Cox's Cottage, Five Oak Green, was fined five shillings (£20 today) for showing a light at gone midnight. Police Officer Ayres said it could be seen from 200 yards.
NOVEMBER 1927 A successful dance arranged by the members of the Girls' Club was held at the Bridge Hall. Musical accompaniment included Mrs King on the piano and Mr King on the swanee whistle.
Mr and Mrs A. Cogger, of Old School Cottages, held a party at the Goldsmid Hall on the occasion of the coming-of-age of their daughter Miss Doreen Cogger. About 40 guests were entertained.
Resident cook required. Good wages and conditions, uniform provided. Capel Isolation Hospital, Five Oak Green.
Mrs Tully, of Rose Cottages, Five Oak Green, has received information that her husband, Private Albert Tully, 41, has developed trench fever and is in hospital in Newcastle. He was formerly a postman in the village.---
The monthly meeting of the Capel-cum-Tudeley WI was held in the Institute, Five Oak Green, where a talk on "Ideal Clothes for Children" was given by Mrs Sprott. After tea there were games and singing.
J. Noakes, a Capel Football Club linesman, was suspended by the Division Three local league for 28 days and fined 2s 6d (about £8 today) for objectionable conduct and swearing at the referee.
Mr William Roberts, who died last week at the age of 80, was for 17 years licensee at the Alders Inn, Capel. In retirement he lived in Crowborough.
A very successful entertainment in aid of blind soldiers was given by children attending Tudeley Sunday School.The performance in Goldsmid Hall concluded with the sketch "Mrs Mulligatawny's Spring Cleaning."
Capel scored a huge 9-0 away victory over Hungershall. Although beaten so often, the home custodian nevertheless put up an excellent show saving numerous shots from all angles. The successful Capel marksmen were E. Montandon (3), J. Simmons. F. Powley, P. Cox. R. Powley. J. Avis and W. Hope.
In the early hours of Thursday morning burglars entered Tully's stores in Five Oak Green and removed a quantity of sugar, sweets, clothing etc.
The Saturday bus service from Paddock Wood to Tonbridge came under fire at Capel Parish Council with locals from Five Oak Green and Tudeley complaining they were regularly left standing in the road with no hope of getting on the already full-up service.
The Vicar of Tudeley, the Rev. G.L. Lachlan, his wife and family have been relieved to receive a letter from Germany from their second son, Hugh Robert. He had been officially reported as missing after action on November 30 but has survived shoulder and leg wounds, though he is a prisoner.
A meeting of the Tudeley and Capel Women's Institute was held in the Bridge Hall, Five Oak Green, where Mrs W. Tolhurst presided. A demonstration on upholstery was given by Miss Harker.
Capel Hospital Committee heard that the number of members in the Pay Day Fund had risen in 1937 to 278 in Five Oak Green and 190 in Tudeley with £111 and £76 paid in respectively.
Before a mixed audience, Capel Gardeners' Society showed a film entitled "Garden Pests and Tomato Growing."
Tricycle wanted: Pneumatic, low frame; must be perfect -- and cheap. Queens Head, Five Oak Green.
Wanted from April 5 by missionary on furlough: Young holiday governess, gentlewoman. Light house-duties, maid kept. Apply to Mrs Walton. The Lodge, Capel Grange.
The annual meeting of Capel Cricket Club was held in the Institute in Five Oak Green. Mr C. G. Pemble presided and Mr C. J. Edwards presented the balance sheet which showed a surplus of £6 19s 2d compared with £9 9s 1d the previous year.
A dance organised by the Five Oak Green Women's and Girls' Club was held at the Goldsmld Hall where Mr A. E Ward provided music gramophone records. Mr H. Firmore was Master of Ceremonies.
William Luke and Henry Buss, both of Tonbridge, were summoned for using vehicles on the highway without having lamps attached at Capel on March 1. The court heard both defendants had no lampshade at 8.30 in the evening. They were each fined 5s (about £10 today).
For Sale: Four good cart-horses, five and six-years-old; sound and good workers; inspection invited. A. Burton, Badsell Manor Farm. Five Oak Green. Telephone No. Paddock Wood 16.
The death of Mr. Stephen Wells, aged 83, will recall for many the wedding 25 years ago when as the result of a wager Mr. Wells and his bride were taken to church in a decorated farm cart. It was their second marriage. Mr Wells lived in the parish all his life and passed away last week at "Brookland," Five Oak Green.
Football: Ramblers 'A' 0 Capel 1. A fine display of goalkeeplng by O.Tuny prevented the home side from registering a single goal. T. Jenner scored for Capel during the first half and they held on to their slender lead until the final whistle. The Capel forward line played well but the shooting was not particularly accurate.