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BRECON. I MILITARY-.—A detachment of the reomaorv at Slwch camp left fur Liverpool on Friday. BRECON HUNT.—Hounds meet at Sarnau on Boxing Day, and at Tredomen on New Year's day (10.45 a.m.).—J. Meredith (hon. sec.) The time is drawing near when you look out for Xmas Presents. For cheapness and quality go to ,IpDess an d quality to Jackson, Photographer, High street, Brecon. fl06 Bulbs. Bulbs. Bulbs.—Moss, Fibre, and Spring Bedding Plants now ready.-Quarrell, 3 and 4, High Street. Tel. 74. For Chaffcutters, Pulpers and other Imple- ments, "at before War Prices," inspect the stock at Breconshire Coal & Lime Co., Ltd. (Wharf and Market), Brecon. 397 Xmas. Presents in great variety. Fountain Pens, a speciality. Fine selection of leather goods, annuals, gift books, cards, ,etc.—A. Hughes and Son, Stationers. 683 NOTICE '-Orga-nisers and others, wishing to have Brecon meetings and matters of public interest re- ported in the "Express," are respectfully invited to communicate with the Editor. PROMOTION.—Lieut. B. A. Williams (Mon- mouthshire Regiment), son of Mr Rhys Williams. Bell Hotel, has been promoted to the rank of cap- tain. PLOUGH SUNDAY SCHOOL.—Plough Congrega- tional Sunday School appointments for 1916 are Superintendent, Mr Isaac Williams; and secre- tary, Master Alwyne Williams. T. Jones. Stationer, Bulwark, has a large Stock of useful Christmas gifts including Bibles, Prayer Books, Picture Books, Writing Cases, Ink- stands, Fountain Pens, Calendars. Christmas Cards, Christmas Annuals, etc. 277 Anniversary Services will be held at Watton Presbyterian Church on Sunday. January 2nd, 1916, when the newly-appointed minister, Rev. S. G. Davies. will preach at 11 a.m., 3.15 and 6.15 p.m. 336 NOTICE.—Samuel Perry (late J. Perry), Posting Master, Brecon. Excellent Glass and Covered Hearse. Carriages of every Description. Reason- able Charges. All Orders, left at 48. Free street, Brecon, promptly attended to. 236 Always Acceptable A pair of pictures, provid- ing they are GOOD. Come and inspect our new stock, guaranteed to suit the most fastidious tastes, framed or unframed. Also a large selection of photo frames always on view at Oscar Watkins's, 13, Lion Street. 729 WILL.—Mrs Juliana Mary Jones (of 13, The Struet), who died on 1st November last, intestate, left estate valued at t2,678 gross with net per- sonalty £ 2.548. Letters of administration have been granted to her son the Rev. Henry James Church Jones. F.C.C. SERVICE.—The Free Churches of Brecon will hold a United Service on Christmas morning at 11 o'clock in the Plough Chapel. The Rev. D. O. Griffiths will conduct the devotional part and Principal Lewis will preach. Collection in aid of Y.M.C.A. 340 WATERGATE BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL.—At the annual meeting of this school, on Sunday, the fol- lowing ofifcers were elected for 1916 :—Superin- tendent, Mr F. Telling (re-elected) treasurer. Mr John Jones (re-eiected); secretary. Mr Fred Tho- mas; and pianist. Miss Doris Telling. The West Breconshire Farmers' Association Ltd., 8, Ship street, Brecon, dealers in coal, lime, manure, flour, corn, meal, agricultural imple- ments and ironmongery of every description. Branches Sennybridge, Cradoc. Talyllyn, and Talybont-on-Usk. Deliveries arranged by our own carts. Prices on application. JUST A LINE OF COMMUNICATION to let you know that the freshest produce is arriving daily at Morris's. THE Grocer's. Everything of the choicest and everything marked at Brecon's keen- est prices. For Groceries and Provisions, green or dried fruits, and table delicacies, try Morris's, Bridge street. MARRIAGE.—The marriage took place at the Priory Church, on Thursday, of Mr D. Ll. S. Owen (son of Mr and Mrs Owen, Plasyfelin. Neaib). and Miss Florence Mary Pritchard (fourth daughter of Mr and Mrs B. L. Pritchard. Harddfan. Bre- con). Rev. T. A. Davies performed the ceremony, the bride being given away by her father, and Mr A. J. Morris (solicitor, Neath and Swansea) was best man. LLANFAES SCHOOLS.—Two very successful en- tertainments were given by the Llanfaes Infant School, on the 15th and 16th inst., in aid of the Penoyre Hospital. The Mayoress presided the first evening and Mr Leonard (education secre- tary) on the next. The dresses and costumes were made by Mrs Corbett and staff, and the perform- ances were enjoyed by large and appreciative au- diences. WHEAT STREET CTNEMA.—The proprietors are making special preparations for putting on an at- tractive Xmas show, which we feel sure will meet with the approbation of their large number of patrons. On Xmas Day there will be a matinee at 2.30. and two performances in the evening, the first at 6.30 and the other at 8.15. A full pro- gramme at each. There are some capital turns, 'and the star picture is another startling episode in "The Exploits of Elaine" entitled "The poison- ed room." No additional charge is made for Xmas, but just the people's popular prices, name- ly. 3d, 6d and 9d. DEATH OF AN OLD INHABITANT.-The funeral took place at the 'Cemetery, on Monday, of a very old inhabitant of the town in the person of Mrs Mary Keeling, formerly of Avenue Road, but who, for the past few years, and up to the time of her death, had been residing at Ferndale. She was 65 years of age. For many years she was the caretaker of the County School for Boys, but, owing to failing health, gave up the post. There was a large number of relatives and friends pre- sent at the funeral. The principal mourners were Pte. H. Keeling (son), Mr and Mrs R. T. Hughes (son-in-law and daughter), Mr and Mrs W. Keel- ing (son and daughter-in-law). Mr and Mrs M. Gabriel (son-in-law and daughter). Miss E. Keel- ing and Mrs A. W. Hawkes (daughters), Mr and Mrs A. Keeling (son and daughter-in-law), Mrs G. Keeling (daughter-in-law), Mr and Mrs D. Gabriel (brother and sister-in-law), Mrs Prosser. Mrs Ed- wards and Mrs Thomas (nieces), Mr and Mrs Jenkins, Merthyr Vale (nephew and niece), and Mr Rees Gabriel (nephew). Floral tributes were sent bv the children, relatives and friends. Pte. » Geo. Keeling (son) was unable to attend, being on active service in France, and. also, Pte. Arthur Hawkes (son-in-law), who is with the 1st Breck- nocks in India. Mr J. Griffiths was the under- taker.
LLANFRYNACH. J THE SOLDIERS.—As the result of the collection, made by Mr David Jones in the parish to purchase Christmas presents for local men serving with H.M. forces, a sum of tl 14s 6d was obtained. Gifts of tobacco have been forwarded to Sergt. W. J. Prosser, Gunner W. Evans, and Ptes. S. Williams. A. E. Skyrme, M. J. Walters, W. Morgan, E. J. Jones, W. Jones, J. Llovd, J. J. Price, W. Price, W. C. Carter and W. j. Carter.
LLANGORSE. FOR THE WOUNDED.—A further box. containing 216 eggs, has been despatched to the headquarters -of the National Egg Collection for wounded sol- dicr-, sailors.
LLANFIHANGEL-TALYLLYN. ENTERTAINMENT.—A -dramatic and musical en- tertainment, arranged by Mrs Henry Ashworth, Brvnderwen, and Mr Webb, of the village school, proceeds of which will be devoted towards com- forts etc.. for our soldiers at the Dardanelles, was held at the schoolroom on Wednesday evening last. The house was a bumper one. The children which took part in the first item, Britain and her Allies (tableaux), looked exceedingly pretty in their several costumes, which were all made by Mrs Asiiworth. who also bore all the expense in con- nection with them, and a word of praise is due to all the children which took part in the other items of the programme. They acquitted them- -rtelves admirably and several encores were de- manded. Mr Webb's arduous duties of training the children was well rewarded by the manner the audience applauded the performers. A farce en- titled "The Area Belle." given by Mrs Ashworth :tnd party, greatly amused the company. At the olose hearty cheers were given for Mrs Ashworth. Mr Webb and all artistes of the evening. Rev. T. C. Richards presided The accompaniments yrere played by Mr Webb. Miss Dora Morgan and Mrs I Gill. Miss Gwilym attended to the work of dres- sing of the children for their items, for which she
TALGARTH. I See D. Jones and Co's display for really useful Xmas Presents. OUR LADIES' AND MAIDS' COATS can not be surpassed for style and value. GENT'S OVERCOATS of every description are in the front rank.-M. DAVIES & SON, LONDON HOUSE. YOUR XMAS. PUDDINGS and CAKE will cost you very little more this year than usual provided you send your fruit orders to EVANS' STORES. We offer you Cleaned Currants 5d per lb., Raisins 8d and 9d per lb. NOTICE.—Our correspondent here is Mr D. J. Morgan (stationer and newsagent), to whom noti- fication of local events should be sent. Mr Morgan also receives advertisements and printing- orders for the "Express." LOCAL SOLDIER'S DEATH.—During the week news has arrived of the death of Private W. Hargest in a hospital in the Isle of Wight. De- ceased was a son of Mrs Hargest, billposter. In August of last year he was engaged in mining work in South Wales and, at the outbreak of the war, he re-joined his old regiment—Duke of Corn- wall's Light Infantry. Last summer he was in- valided home, paying a short visit to Talgarth, and returned apparently to hospital.
GLASBURY-ON-WYE. I HAMPTON GRAMMAR SCHOOL.—The autumn term came to a close on Friday and the new term will begin on Tuesday, 11th January next. FFYNNONGYNYDD SCHOOL.—The committee of managers was held on Tuesday evening. The chief business was routine and the closing of the school last Friday for a fortnight. OBITUARY.—We regret to announce the death of Mr James Watkins. of Hampton Terrace, very suddenly on Friday morning, at the age of 63. He had been in failing health for two years suffering from heart disease. He bore his affliction with great resignation, and was always of a cheerful disposition. The end came with tragic suddenness as stated. The burial took place at St. Peter's parish church on Monday. FUNERAL OF MR. JAMES WATKINS.—The funeral of Mr James Watkins took place at St. Peter's Church on Monday after- noon. There was a brief service at the house con- ducted by the Rev. W. Jones, pastor of the Con- gregational Church, of which the departed was a member. The coffin was covered with lovely floral wreaths, from Mr and Mrs Morgan, Mrs Vulliamy, Mr John Watkins and family, members of the Congregational Church, and several others. The bearers were Messrs. C. Hobby, Matthew Evans, William Griffiths and Henry Thomas. A service was conducted at the Congregational Chapel by the Rev. W. Jones and Rev. D. C. Lloyd. The 'Dead ,March' was played by Miss Dorothy Lloyd. The chief mourners were Mrs Watkins (widow), Mrs Townsend (sister-in-law), Mr J. Watkins, ex- mayor Leominster (brother), Mrs Berry (sister), Mr and Mrs Pritchard. ilfrs Ferris, Mr Williams (brother-in-law), Mrs Protheo and others.
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I LLANWRTYD WELLS. I CHARITY.—Ty Argoed Jones' Charity for the poor in this parish was distributed at the Vic- toria Hall on Saturday last. MILITARY.—Corpl. W. Price, of the London Welsh, is home for a few days. He met with an accident a few weeks ago, and were it not for that he would have accompanied the battalion to the front. He hopes to be well again in a- short time. He will then re-join the battalion at the front. Pte. T. Richards has been home on a week-end. He looked well and fit. POLICE COURT.-At the police court, on Wed- nesday, before Dr. Black Jones (in the chair) and Mr Nathaniel Evans, Tarny Pitt (a reformatory school boy) was charged with stealing a silver watch, value e4 the property of Mr Price (Gwalia House). Defendant pleaded guilty. Mr Price did not wish to press the charge. The defendant was dealt with under the First Offenders' Act and bound over.
I NEWBRIDGE-ON-WYE. I Coal and Lime.—Retail and wholesale prices given for any station. Apply-Mr W. F. Wil- liamse, Fern Lea, Builth Wells, or to our yard- agent, Mr Samuel, Breconshire Coal and Lime Co., Ltd. 115 GOXE TO THE FRONT.—Lieut. J. Venables- Llewelyn, Capt. Rawstone. and Ptes. Richard Thompson, Tom Phillips and Horace Davenport, as well as Nurse Ulla Phillips, recently proceeded to the front. ETERTAINMEXT.-At the Baptist Schoolroom, on the 6th inst., a lantern entertainment was held, and a large congregation assembled to 'hear a lec- ture on the British Navy. The slides were lent by Bovril and Co., by the generosity of Mr Simp- son. The lantern and slides were manipulated by Miss Davies Cartref. The views of the Brit- ish warships and the establishments of Bovril and Co. were excellent. Rev. T. D. Jones, New- bridge, read the lecture, which was very interest- ing. Hearty votes of thanks were given to Bovril and Co. for lending the slides, and to Miss Davies, Cartref, and the Rev. T. D. Jones.
I CWMDAUDDWR. I DAY SCHOOL.—Over 60 old boys of the day school have joined the colours. The following old schol- ars were also successful at their examinations, which took place recently, viz., Miss Florence Enid Jones, B.A., of the University of Wales; Messrs. Cyril Jones and Llew Marston. Junior Certificate of the Central Welsh Board; Miss Gwladys Lloyd, Certificate of the London Insti- tute for Advanced Needlework: and Mr Ralph Llew Davies. a pupil at Llandovery College, the Oxford and Cambridge Joint Board.
I ERWOOD. I ON LEAVE.Capt. E. Aubrey Thomas (The Skreen), of the Brecknockshire Territorial Force, has just been home on leave. MEMORIAL SERVICE.—Relative to the death of the late Mrs Prosser (Pantycolly), recorded in last issue, a memorial service was held at the Baptist Church on the 5th inst., Rev. W. C. Love- ridge (pastor) basing his discourse on the words, "Ye are the light of the world—a city which is set upon a hill cannot be hid." The preacher, in the course of his sermon, said the beauty of the late Mrs Prosser's character was that it was not only recognised while shP, lived, Ibut it would be appre- ciated in the home and locality for years to come. WEDDING.—Miss Mary Ann Watkins, only daughter of Mr and Mrs Watkins, Pentremole farm, was married to Mr Edward Lloyd, Pentre, Rhulen, at the Congregational Church, Criekad- arn. on Wednesdav. RPV* K Pnrrv (nast/iri nfifi. -F Pq,r,- f r,. \.t'J' ciating. The bride was given away by her father, and Mr Ben Lloyd, Brecon (brother of the bride- groom) was best man. The bride was attired in a brown tailor-made costume and black velour hat with ostrich plume. She also wore a set of furs, the gift of the bridegroom. Miss T. M. Stephens presided at the organ and played a wedding march as the party left the chapel. After the cere- mony, the young couple left for Cardiff by motor- car. They were the recipients of a number of use. ful presents.
I ABEREDW. Co-, CFirr.-Ilecently, a patriotic concert was given at the school. Miss H. G. Pryce (Court) was the organiser and credit is due to her for the way everything passed off. Rev, J. H. Lloyd, M.A. (rector) presided, and the accompanist was Miss H. G. Pryce. Proceeds were in aid of the local 'branch of the Red Cross Hospital. Appended is the programme :—Song, "The Land of my Fathers," the school children; song, "Hold your hand out, naughty boy," Mr W. Morris; song, "A perfect day," Miss L. Jones; song, "It's nice to get up in the morning," Mas- ter D. R. Pryce; song, "Shamrock," Miss Ada Davies; recitation, Mrs Rees; song, "In the Navy," Miss Gladys Jones; song, "The daffodils," school children: song. "Getting it by degrees," Mr Rees recitation, Mr Rees song, "The wound- ed cavalier," Mr Barker; song, "The sunshine of your smile," Miss Welbb; song, "There's a land," Mr Prothero; pianoforte solo, Miss Gladys Jones: song, "Are we down-hearted? No!" Mr Rees; song, "Come, sing to me," Miss L. Jones; song, "I'll make a man of you," Miss Webb; song, "The roses," Mr Prothero; song, "Beware of the Widow," Miss Gladys Jones: song, "My treas- ure," Mrs Rees: song, "Mikado," school child- ren; song, "I burst out laughing." Mr Rees: song, "Here we are again," Miss Webb; the 'but- terfly dance, Miss Dorothy Richards: and song. "The Bugler," Mr Protl)ero.-Tlie chairman pro- posed thanks to Miss Pryce for the successful way she organised the concert. Rev. W. Roderick also proposed thanks to Mrs Bates and Mjss\Webb for decorating, the school and to all who assisted -0.
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BUILTH WELLS. I Margarine from 6d. per lb.-DaN-ies, Bros. Watch our windows! They talk.—Wyles Bros. Morris's Mincemeat and Plum Puddings are simply delicious. If you want good value in Men's and Boys' Overcoats and Suits go to "Williams.' 115 HOLIDAYS.—The Intermediate School closed for Christmas vacation—a month—on Thursday. For an excellent selection of men's and boys' suits go to Cloth Hall. WOUNDED SOLDIERS.—The wounded soldiers of the Red Cross Hosiptal are about to be discharged, and will not spend their Christmas here. ADVENT.—Advent services at St. Mary's Church on Wednesday evenings are being fairly well at- tended. To FARM HANDS.—Do you want a Canadian Government free farm, or a ready-made "C.P .R." farm? If so, call and see Mr G. E. Sayce, Fern Lea (agent for "C.P.R." and "Royal" lines.) Ox FURLOUGH.—Pte. Roley Jones, son of Mr and Mrs J. Jones (Masonic Hall), of the Breck- nockshire Territorial Force, is here on furlough, which lasts over Christmas. XMAS. HOLIDAYS.—Drapers and various other tradespeople's establishments in the town, with the exception of the grocers, will open on Boxing Day. IN THE TRENCHES.—C'apt. Gordon and Lieut. Harold Jones, of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers (sons of Mr and Mrs R. W. Jones (the Pines), are now in the trenches. FORESTERS.—Members of Court "Pride of Builth" (Ancient Order of Forestersl are sending Now Year's gifts to their brethren with the colours. MUNITION WORKERS.—Two or three young women here have made arrangements to leave their situations and take up work at munition factories in Birmingham. PERSONAL.—Quartermaster-Sergt. Penrose, who has been with the Brecknocks since the outbreak of war, has just- completed his service, and has now returned to his railway duties at Builth Road. JUST THE PLACE.—Ah, the sunshine shows up the seediness of my old overcoat I I'll go at once to Crystal House and select from J. P. Pugh's excellent new stock of men's, youth's and boys' overcoats. Suitable Christmas presents can be obtained from T. A. Coltman, Chemist, High street, itrelud- ing pipes, pouches, cigars, vinolia purfumes, and Yardley's Eaude Cologne. Sole agent for Kent's celebrated Whalebone Hair Brushes, 2/6 each. 1867 ADDRESS.—"The title Catholic and who can claim it," being illustrated from the present war, was the subject of an address delivered by Rev. Father Kane (Maol Dafydd), Llandrindod Wells, on Groe walk on Sunday afternoon. DRUNKENNESS.—At the police court, on Monday, Harry Warner (Market street) was fined 6/ for drunkennes. P.s. G. Davies proved the case, and defendant, who did not attend court, wrote admit- ting the offence.. OBITUARY.—The death occurred, on Saturday, of Mrs Bright, formerly Miss Groeock, at Spring Gardens, a-t the age of 61 years. The funeral takes place at St. Mary's churchyard on Wednes- day afternoon. AGRICULTURAL COMMITTEE.—The first meeting of the rural sub-district War Agricultural Commit- tee took place on Monday when Mr Thomas Pugh (Wernfawr) was unanimously appointed chair- man. An extended report will appear next issue. CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOUR.—Rev. Lewis Beynon read a missionary paper at the weekly meeting of Horeb Congregational Christian Endeavour So- ciety on Thursday. Mrs E. J. Williams and Miss S. M. Jenkins was organist. SUCCESS.—Miss Stella Wearn, younger daughter of Mr and Mrs C. J. Wearn (Gwynfryn) has been appointed domestic-mistress under the Chatham Education Committee. Miss Wearn was', former- ly, a teacher in the elementary school here. THE KINO.—The third series of pictures, entit- led "The Exploits of Elaine," were shown at the Kino on Tuesday evening. Mr G. M. Hand has aranged a special programme of films for Christmas night, which should draw a large audience. XMAS. PICTURES.—Mr G. M. Hand, proprietor of the Kino picture house, applied to the magis- trates, on Monday, for a special licence to show pictures on Christmas night. A special pro- gramme was submitted for the approval of the bench. The application was granted. SALMON CASE.—At the police court, on Monday, David Evan Griffiths, Esgair-Ivor, Llanafanfawr, was charged with having a gaff in his possession on November 21st. After hearing the evidence, the case was dismissed. A fuller report will ap- pear in next issue. INTERCESSORY.—The weekly united intercessory service of the Free Churches took place at Alpha Lecture Hall on Wednesday evening. Mr J. Boulter conducted, and those who took part were Revs. Lewis James and E. J. Pike and Mr Hugh Davies. Miss Beatrice Beynon presided at the organ. LEAVE.-Rifleman Ramsay R. Wearn, of the Queen's Westminster Rifles (younger son of Mr [ and Mrs C. J. Wearn. Gwynfryn). who was gass- ed at the front some time ago, has been home on leave. Prior to reaching home, he was in hospi- tal in France, and is now under treatment at Brecon Military Hospital. MUSICAL.—The following puipls of Miss Eva Bourne-Price were successful at the recent exam- ination, held in Hereford bv the Associated Board of the R.A.M., and R.C.M.—Higher Division: Miss Gwynneth Davies, Llangammarch, and Miss Patrice Thomas, Lochaflber, Builth; and elemen- tary division. Miss Mollie Cogswell, Sedgemoor, Builth.
RRULAN. I MISSIONARY AXXIVERSARy.-Home and foreign missionary anniversary services were held at Cre- grina and Rhulan Primitive 'Methodist Churches on Sunday. Rev. P. Tomlinson, Hay (circuit minister) preached suitable sermons—one at the former place in the afternoon and one at the latter in the evening. There were good congregations, and offertories were in aid of missionary funds. Miss Evans (Cregrina) collected £ 1 2s on behalf of the fund.
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I FR ANKSBRIDGE. WEDDING.—Mr Bennet Jackson (third son of Mr and Mrs Jackson, Rhos farm), was married to Miss Annie Langford (New House, Cammant, Llan- santfraed), at Bethel Baptist Chapel, on Wednes- day. Rev. D. Rees officiated, and the bride, who was given away by Mr Thomas Langford (her 'brother) was attired in a navy-blue costume. Mr William Powell (Graigfawr farm), acted as best man. A reception was subsequently held at the Rhos.
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I LLANDEWY. I LOCAL TRIBUNAL.—Mr E. Nicholls, County Stores: Mr F. Knill, Mere House: and Mr Rd. Stephens, Baileyoedw. have been appointed -to re-, present this parish on the local tribunal.
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I LLANFIHANGEL-RHYDITHON. LECTURES.—At the Council school, Dolau, a ser- ies of four lectures on agriculture has been given by Mr David Thomas, County Agricultural Organ- iser, and were well attended, the class taking a keen interest in the very practical manner in which the lecturer dealt with his subjects. Mr T. Tho- mas Moore was chairman of the meetings and Mr W. A. Watkins, Nantywellan, carried out the duties of secretary. At the close of the last lecture, a hearty vote of thanks w.as proposed by the chair- man and seconded by the secretary, to Mr Thomas, who suitably responded.
LLANHAMLACH. I EGG COLLECTION.-Ilecentlv, 454 eggs were for- warded from here to the Hea-dquarters of the National Egg Collection for the wounded. Alto- gether, 2.398 eggs have been sent. Three contri- butions of eggs were received from Llianddew to swell the total of the village, the last numbering 346.
LLANGUNLLO. I SEWIKG GUILD.—A sum of £14 Is has been col- lected with which to purchase working material, wool, etc., for members of this guild, to make com- forts for local and other men now on national feer- vice. The committee comprises Mrs J. W. Wil- liams (Vicarage), Mrs Jackson (Treburvaugh), Mrs J. C. Jonee (Griffin Lloyd), and Miss M. ,c_c
HAY. 1 PERSONAL.—Pte. Eddie Jones, son of Mrs Jones (Nelson Hotel), has 'been removed from Swansea Military Hospital to Newcastle-on-Tyne Military Hospital. We understand that he is suffering from septic poisoning. Prior to his illness, Pte. Jones had been on service with the Brecknockshire Ter- ritorial Force. DRUNKENNESS.—Before Messrs. Mortimer Baylis and J. Morgan, at Painscastle petty sessions, on Monday, Amelia Harrison, The Green, Glasbury, was charged with being drunk and incapable in the parish of Glasbury on the 7th inst. Defendant admitted the offence, and P.c. Ingram proved the case. A fine of 10/- was inflicted. LECTURE.—On 7th inst., Rev. T. D. Jones, Newbridge-on-Wye, delivered his popular lecture on "Flirts" in the Baptist Church. The lecture was greatly enjoyed by a large and appreciative audience. A solo was nicely rendered by Miss Hopton. Miss Stephens accompanied. Mr Howell Havard presided with his usual ability. MEN'S SUPPER.—A supper, provided by the gen- tlemen members of the Primitive Methodist Church, took place on Tuesday. Considerable in- terest was centred in the event owing to the fact that the gentlemen provided the provisions and, also, waited at the tables. Proceeds were towards the forthcoming sale of work, in connection with the church. CASE ADJOI --RNED.-At Painscastle petty sessions, on Monday, Frank Prosser, Ciltwrch, Glasbury, platelayer, was summoned for drunkenness on the highway at Glasbury on the 9th inst. Defendant did not attend court, but a letter was received from him and read by 'Mr W. Mortimer Baylis (chair- man). P.c. Ingram stated the facts, and the I case was adjourned to next court. ON FURLOUGH.—Lieut. R. Trevor Griffiths, of the 2nd/lst Battalion of the Brecknockshire Terri- torial Force, now quartered at Bedford, son of Mr and Mrs R. T. Griffiths (Trewern), was home last week on furlough. Pte. Harry Price (Brook street) and Pte. George Hope, son of Mr and Mrs W. Hope (Lion street), both members of the Brecknockshire Territorial Force, are here on leave. FARMERS' SALE.—At the Farmers' Union sale on Thursday, a vote of thanks was passed to the Rev. J. J. de Winton (vicar) for opening the proceed- ings, the two auctioneers, all donors and the lad- ies who sold flags. Mr J. W. Jones (Sheephouse) was the proposer and Mr Rogers (Penwain), the I seconder. About £150 was realised, and one bottle of whisky, sold over and over again, was knocked down at £8 8s. I
CRICKHOWELL. I BOARD OF GCARDIALS.—Mr Evan Williams pre- sided over this Board on Monday. The following tenders were accepted :—Flour, Mr James Isaac, Crickbowell; coal, Mr Ben Watkins, Llangattock; wood, Messrs. A. Jones and Sons, Llangynidr; boots, Messrs. Briggs and Co., Brynmawr; meat, Mrs Barroll. Crickhowell; grocery, Mr James Isaac, Crickhowell: drapery, Mr M. F. Richards, Crickhowell: ready made clothing and Welsh yarn and flannel. Mr David Davies, Manchester House, Crickhowell; funerals. Lower District, Mr David Edwards, Llangattock; Upper District, Mr J. Morgan, Blackrock, Llanelly; conveyances, Lower District, Mr Alfred Meale, Crickhowell; Upper District, Messrs. Thomas, Bros., Brynmawr. FCKERAL.-The funeral of Mr VVill. Williams. of Gwarycastell, Crickhowell, whose death was recorded in our last issue, took place on Thursday at Crickhowell Church, the rector, the Rev. H. P. Somerset, officiating. A large number of floral tributes were sent. The mourners were Mr and Mrs Frank Toy (daughter and son-in-law), Miss May Williams (daughter), Mr and Mrs F. Thorne, Abertiliery (sister and brother-in-law), Mr Vernall, Malvern (brother-in-law), Mr and Mrs Francis, Tretower (sister and brother-in-law), Miss Francis (niece), Mr D. Price (brother-in-law), Mr and Mrs W. Herbert, Beaufort (brother-inlaw and sister-in- law), Miss Herbert. Beaufort (sister-in-law), Mrs John Herbert, Beaufort (sister-in-law),. Mr Ed- wards,. Abergavenny (cousin), Mr R. Herbert, Beaufort (nephew), and Mr E. Herbert, Beaufort (nephew)
I UPPER CHAPEL. I AVEDDT-NG.-On Saturday the marriage of Mr J. Meredith James, Brynhilyn, Upper Chapel, and Miss Annie Jones, of Tyrhos, Libanus, was solemnised at Plough Chapel, Brecon, the officia- ting minister being the Rev. Trevor J. Williams, B.A., B.D., Upper Chapel. The wedding break- fast was partaken of at the bride's home. The happy couple will make their home at Brynhilyn.
TRECASTLE. I FUNERAL.—The 'body of the late Professor David Jenkins left Aberystwyth for interment at Tre- castle on Wednesday. There was a brief service at the house, conducted by the Rev. Richard Hughes (pastor of the English Presbyterian Church), and the attendance included Alderman John Evans (mayor), Mr J. Evans (deputy town clerk), Principal Roberts, Professors J. Morgan Lewis and Jenkin Jones, Ald. D. C. Roberts, Messrs. J. T. Rees, Mus. Bac., C. McClean (or- ganist), Stephen Evans (organist), C. Panchar (organist)), the chief constable (Mr Williams), Supt. Phillips, and Inspector Edwards, and several men students.
LIBANUS. I OBITC-AIRY.-We regret to record the death, which occurred at Wellfield, Clyro, onvthe/14th inst., of Mr Richard Powell. Deceased, who was 74 years of age, lived for many years at Pentre- wain, Tairbull, where he was well known and highly respected. The funeral was on the 18th inst., the remains being interred in Penpont churchyard.
EGLWYS-OBN-DUW. I SALE OF -\V'ORIK.-Tlie siibstaritial amount of ze30 15s 3d was realised by the recent sale of work, opened 'by Miss Clara Evan, Thomas, to aug- ment the funds of the Nursing Association.
LLANDEFALLE. I TEMPERANCE.—A temperance meeting was held at Castlewood farm on Tuesday. Revs. E. T. Parry (Crickadarn) ajfd D. Rees (Llyswen) de. livered suitable addresses, and solos and recita- tions were rendered.
CWJViRHOS. I V WEDDING.—An interesting wedding took place here on the 15th inst., in the presence of the dis- trict registrar. The contracting parties were Mr D. W. Davies, son of Mrs Edwards, Glannant, (stepson of the late Mr D. Edwards), and Miss Mary Ann Jones, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs Jones, Rhyd'fawr. The Register was signed by Mr 0. Davies, Neuaddfach, Mr John Jones, Rhyd- fawr, and Miss Rosa Jones. The officiating minis- ter was Rev. David Lloyd. The wedding party drove to Rhydfawr after the event, to breakfast, where a goodly company of friends and relatives met the happy pair. During breakfast, expres- sions of hearty good wishes to bride and bride- groom testified to the goodwill of all present. To their new home, at Glannant, they fcoth carry the goodwill of a wide circle of friends and neigh- bours. Both are members at Cwmrhos. > Mr 0. W. Davies is a Sunday school teacher who, for many years, has seldom failed to be present with his class. Both have been loyal supporters of the ?ause since their youth.
r LLANDOYERY. XMAS. MARKET.—The Christmas market is to- day (Thursday). JUMBLE.—The jumble sale, in aid of the Red Cross hospitals, realised X780. SATISFACTORY.—The birth-rate of the town now exceeds the death-rate by two per 1,000. PERSONAL.—Councillor R. Thomas has been elected on the local tribunal. WOUNDED SOLDIER S.-Twelve more wounded soldiers arrived by train on Thursday and were: promptly conveyed in cars to the Red Cross Hos- pital.
LLANGAMMARCH WELLS. CHARITY MEETING.—There was a meeting of the trustees of Margaret Jones' charity on Friday last, Rev. John Evans (rector) presiding. Thirty recipients received from three to five shillings each, according to circumstances. Dinner was served at Aberceiros Inn. The rector has also at- tended at the day schools in the parish and distri- buted the education portion of the charity on siani- iar 41ines to the-oooor.
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LLANDRINDOD WELLS. I CHRISTMAS AT THE KINO.—Mr Hand has made I special arrangements for the opening of the Kino on Christmas Day, and an attractive* programme will be provided. JuMBLE SALE.— £ 15 2s was the amount obtain- ed by the recent jumble sale in connection with the Parish Church. The sum has been devoted to the day school for the-erection of partitions, etc. HOME AGAIN.—We learn that Pte. Emlyn James, son of Mr T. L. James, is now in hos- pital at Oxford, whither he has been brought from Malta, to where he was first invalided. WHIST DRIVE.—At Thursday's whist drive, the 1st prizes were given by Lady Florence Gordon; 2nd prizes by Mrs Dr. Murray and Mrs Dr. Worthington; and third prizes by Mrs Derrett and Mr W. W. Johnson. ADVENT SERVICES.—Advent services are being 'I held at Holy Trinity Church every Wednesday evening, and a series of special Advent addresses are being delivered by the rector, Rev. B. W. F. Singers-Davies, R.D. SOLDIERS AND CHRISTMAS.—The Red Cross Com- mittee are making arrangements for giving the convalescent soldiers in the town a good time for Christmas. There will he a Xmas. party, with a Xmas. tree, entertainment, games, &c., at High- land Moors. THE POPULAR COUNCILLOR.—At one of the Guilds last week, the members present were invit- ed to vote for the'member of the Urban Council whom they considered the best councillor. The result was that Mr J. 0. Bufton was an easy win- ner. The only other gentleman who obtained any votes was Mr W. A. Sims. HOSPITAL CONCERT.—In view of the departure of a number of soldiers from the Highland Moors Hospital during the week, a whist drive and con- cert was held on Tuesday evening. Sergt.-Major Adams presided over the musical programme, in- cluded in which were humorous songs and duets by Messrs. Trotman and Oliver; and monologues by Mr A. F. Villiers. Miss Griffiths and Private Ward were the accompanists. LOCAL MAN'S -AITSHAP.-W, e deeply regret to state that Pte. B. Shaw, formerly of Messrs. J. E. Nott & Co., who 'was wounded in the Gallipoli operations, 'has had to have his leg amputated at a hospital at Alexandria. He is going on well, but scores of old friends at the spa have learned of his loss with profound grief. Mr Shaw short- ly before the war obtained a first-class appoint- ment in Australia, but volunteered for service with the Australian contingent. CONGREGATIONAL GUILD.—Jtev. D. Arthur Dav- Y ev. D. Arthur Dav- ies, pastor, presided at the weekly meeting on Tuesday, when a miscellaneous programme was rendered. Vocal duets were contributed by the Misses G. Davies and M. Davies, and Misses W. Jones and E. Hurst, Miss G. Davies gave a piano- forte solo, and Miss W. Jones and Mr Jansen M. Griffith songs. In a story-telling competition, the prize was won by Miss M. Davies, and in an ob- servation test by Miss E. Hurst. Miss Carr was the accompanist. GOING AHEAD.—The progress of S.-Sergt. Dil- wyn Jones is not going to be allowed to stand alone by local men. Now comes the report that Mr Tom Owen, of Railway Cottage, formerly of Messrs. J. E. Nott & Co., has already been pro- moted to the rank of sergeant, having secured a second class certificate for musketry training. Mr Glynne Griffiths, of Minfordd, Tremont Road, has also been appointed to the rank of sergeant. Both these young men .have only been in the Army for a short time. PRESBYTERIAN GUILD.—Mr T. L. Vaughan, C.C., presided at the weekly meeting of the Pres- byterian Guild, when a miscellaneous programme was rendered as follows :—Solo, Mr J. C. Thomas (L. & P. Bank); competition, impromptu reading, divided between Mr J. W. Owen and Miss Irene Edwards; song, Miss Ethel Davies; recitation, Mr J. W. Owens; song, Miss Irene Edwards; com- petition, quartette, Miss Tudor and party; duet, Miss Irene Edwards and Master Harold Edwards recitation, Miss Laura Langford; and song, Miss Olive Evans. There were about 80 people present.
KNIGHTON. VICTORIA ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH.—Miss H. Hughes presided at the Young People's Meeting, on Wednesday evening, and a recitation was given by Miss May Williams. Mr W. Jordan read an excellent paper on the subject of "Conversion." LANTERN LECTURE.—In the Wesleyan School room last Tuesday evening the Rev. A. D. Basker- ville delivered an interesting lecture illustrated by lantern views, on Wesleyan Missions in India. There was a good attendance. BAPTISMAL SERVICE.—At Victoria Road Church on Sunday evening, the pastor, Rev. T. Rhys Broad, preached an excellent sermon, and after- wards administered the ordinance of Baptism to seven young persons. FROM MEN ON ACTIVE SERVICE.—Mr J. Blower, J.P., who is chairman of the committee entrusted with the despatch of Christmas parcels to the men of Knighton and District now serving with the colours, has received, a number of letters and post- cards 'thanking the committee and donors for their kindness. CHANGE.—On the expiration of his four years' term as superintendent of the Knighton P.M. Cir- cuit, Rev. J. H. Veal will remove after next con- ference to the pastorate of Bethel Church, Dudley Road, Wolverhampton. Mr Veal's removal will be a source of deep regret in many departments of Christian and social activity in the town. PROPERTY SALE.—At Norton Arms Hotel, on Thursday, Mr J. 0. Bufton (Messrs. Bufton and Son, Llandrindod Wells) offered for sale the semi- detached dwelling-house, Greenwood villa, with out-ofifces and garden belonging thereto, and situ- ate in Victoria road, Knighton. The property was withdrawn at C435. Mr George H. Medlicott was solicitor for the vendor. C.E.M.S.—The monthly meeting of the Knigh- ton Branch of the C.E.M.S. was held in the Par- ish Room on Monday evening. Mr C. Meacham (chairman), presided, and the vicar, Rev. T. S. P. Griffith, gave a most instructive address on "Church Discipline." The branch decided to take steps to secure funds for erecting C.E.M.S. Rest Huts for the use of soldiers on active service. OCTOGENARIAN'S ACCIDENT.-A serious accident occurred on" Wednesday afternoon. As Mrs Morris, Church road, was leaving a shop in High street, she missed her footing and fell down some steps. P.s. W. Bufton rendered assistance. The unfortunate lady was conveyed home in a chair, when it was found that her thigh was dislocated. Mrs Morris, who is 85 years of age, is progressing as well as can be expected.
LLOINEY. I CONCERT.—Quite a crowd gathered on Friday evening, to the annual concert held at Lloiney, the proceeds of which were devoted to the Primitive Methodist Sunday school fund. The chair was occupied by Mr Price, The Vedw, and the pro- gramme was contributed to by Miss Belle Cart- wright, the Misses Bound, Mr T. Baylis, Mr J. Davies and Mr T. James. Humorous male quar- tettes were sung with splendid effect by Mr Jas. Jones and party. The recitations of Mr John George were also marked features of the enter- tainment. The chapel choir, under the able lea- dership of Mr Thomas Baylis, sang several part songs with pleasing effect, and Miss Nancy Cart- wright discharged the duties of accompanist. Mr and Mrs Roberts (Monaughty Poeth) subsequently entertained the singers and friends to supper.
I PILLETH. I FUNERAL.—The funeral of Mary, the 3-year-old daughter of Mr and Mrs P. Powell, Cwm'blewyn, Pilleth, who passed away last Tuesday, took place on Friday. The service at the house and Pilleth I Churchyard was conducted by Rev. W. Williams, Baptist Minister, Knighton.
I HEYOPE. I LEAVE. Sergt. K. W. Evans, R.A.M.C. (School) has been discharged from Netley Hospital, and is now home recuperating after being invalided from the Dardanelles for six weeks. WEDDING.—St. David's Church was the scene on Wednesday, of the marriage of Mr Pryce Rey- nolds (son of Mr and Mrs Reynolds, Llangwyn), and Mrs Margaret Brickley (Upper Hall). Rev. E. Lewis Jones, M.A. (rector) officiated. The bride was given away by Mr J. Francis (Cros- sing), and attended by Miss Reynolds and Miss Anni6 Reynolds. Mr Frank Reynolds was best man.
SENNYBRIDGE. I Motot CMs for hire, day or night. New and I second-hand Care and Motor Cycles supplied for I cash or easy terms.W. Boxhall, Sennybridge. 496
RHAYADER. I CONGREGATIONAL Y.P.S.—A well-attended meet- ing of this society was held on Tuesday evening, when an able paper was read by Mrs Price (Dol- fallen), on "A seed and a soldier." An interesting and warm debate followed. OUR LADS.—A letter was received by Mi. R. E. Lewis from his grandson, R. F. Lewis, on the 10th inst. He is with the 1st Brecknocks at Mhow, India. The battalion is in good form, re- cuperating after their terrible experiences at Aden. HOME FROM FRANCE.—After trying experiences in the trenches for 12 months, Mr T. H. Jones, son of Mr and Mrs Philip Jones, Old Store House, and of the Royal Engineers Siege Company, paid a surprise visit home on Sunday-full of fettle and fight, health and good humour. OBITUARY.—Mr William Meredith, better known as "Little Billy," passed away after a brief ill- ness at the Union on the 9th inst. He was bur- ied in Cwmdauddwr Churchyard on the following Monday. Rev. D. Maldwyn Jones and Rev. F. Jackson officiated at the house and the Rev. W. Gabe in church and at the 'graveside. PROPERTY SALE.—At the Lion Hotel, on Wed- nesday, Messrs. Thos. Jarman and Son offered for sale the freehold premises, Glandwr House. The property was withdrawn, but we understand that it was subsequently disposed of by private treaty to Mr F. J. Cla-rke (tenant). Mr. H. V. Vaughan was solicitor for the vendor. HGRAL COUNCIL.—Mr B. P. Lew. presided over a special meeting on Wednesday afternoon, convened for the purpose of considering the intima- tion of the resignation of Mr Picton Careless (Great House) as a member of the local tribunal for the parish of Llanyre. Mr D. Davies (New- bridge-on-Wye) was appointed in his place. Mr T. Hamer (Eskirfawr) was added as a member of the local tribunal, representing the parish of Abbey-cwmhir, and Mr J. Evans that of Rhay- ader. ORDER MADE.—At the police court, on Wednes- day, Annie Hawes, Brynhafod, R-hayader, single woman, summoned Pte. Alex. Jas. Monnington, 3rd/5th Gloucester Regiment, to show cause, etc. Mr E. Powell Careless, who appeared for com- plainant, said defendant had signed admitting paternity, and had consented to pay 2/6 per week. The complainant was a domestic servant, and had been at Llandrindod Wells, where defendant was, up to the time he joined the Army, a tailor. An order for the amount stated was made. DEATH.—We regret to record the death of Mr Thomas Price, Crownant, Llanwrthwl. He passed away on Monday week, after a prolonged illness, at the house of his daughter Miss (Nurse) Price, Rock Cottage. A large concourse of friends and relatives assembled at the house on Friday when the funeral took place. The service was conduct- ed by Rev. W. Thomas, vicar of Llanwrthwl. There were also present Rev. W. Gabe, Rev. G. Roberts, Rev. F. Jackson, Rev. D. Maldwyn Jones and Mr Protheroe (Bible reader). The re- mains were interred in Cwmdauddwr Churchyard. TEA AND JUMBLE SALE.—A very successful even- ing was spent at the Victoria Hall on Thursday. The room was crowded with supporters. The committee that organised and arranged it were Rev. G. Roberts, Rev. Cory James, Mrs Kings- mill, Mrs Price and Miss Price (Rhayader House), Mrs Protheroe, Mrs J. Hamer, Miss Maud Evans, Mrs Phillips (The Lamb), Nurse Price, Miss Bowen-Hamer, Miss Lena Francis and Mrs Hil- lier. The stall-holders were as follow :—New stall, Mrs Price, Miss Price and Mrs Kingsmill: jumble stall, Miss Bowen-Hamer, Miss Rita Price, Miss M. Evans and Mrs Hillier; pound stall, Miss E. Evans, Mrs J. Hamer and Miss Francis; bran tub, Miss Gwennie Hillier; and tea stall, Mrs J. Evans (Vronllys). The proceeds realised over X22, which were in aid of the Rhay- ader Church Sunday School and the Institute.
PENYBONT. PETTY SESSIONS.—At the petty sessions, on Tuesday. Miss Layton, Dolau House, Dolau, was summoned for riding a bicycle without a light. P.c. Johns proved the case, and the de- fendant was fined 3/ FUNERAL.—The funeral of Mrs Rogers, Swydd, took place on Thursday at the Rock Baptist Chapel, of which church the deceased was for many years a devoted member. She had reached the advanced age of 84 years. The Rev. W: D. I Young officiated at the house and graveside, and ¡ also conducted an impressive eedvice in the chapel. The chief mourners were Mrs J. Bufton, Mrs W. Jones, Mrs Davies, Mrs R. Owen, Mrs Jones, Miss A. Bufton (nieces); Mr James Rogers (bro- ther-in-law); Mr T. Stephens, Mr R. Owen, Mr R. Roberts, Mr John Rogers, Mr Owen Morgan, Mr J. Bufton, Mr Rd. Owen, and Mr W. Buf- ton (nephews). The latter gentleman also acted I as bearers. Others present included Mr Alfred Thomas (Llandrindod Wells), Mr Powell (Yr Rabber), Mr E. Morgan (Caedildre), Mr Henry I Hughes, Mr John Burton, and Mr 0. Owens. The coffin was supplied by Mr Walter Jones (Cailey), and the funeral arrangements were carried out by I Mr A. N. Thomas (Penybont Shop).
PRESTEIGN. I One hundred tons of swedes wanted.—Particu- lars to Sparey's Stores, Presteign.
BUILTH INTERMEDIATE SCHOOLI v CHURCH LADS BRIGADE
BUILTH INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL I v. CHURCH LADS' BRIGADE. An interesting football match took place be- tween ,Builth Intermediate School and St. Mary's (Builth) Church Lads' Brigade on Groe Green, Builth W ells, on Wednesday afternoon. Teams were :—Intermediate School E. Price; W. Pritchard and W. Phillips; L. Pritchard, L. Jones and E. Jones; and J. Campbell, C. Arthur, S. Price, T. Pritchard and W. Lennard. Church Lads' Brigade W. Hamer; T. Stephens and G. Bradley; J. Evans, H. Lewis and W: Jones; and J. Metcalf, G. Simcock, J. Whislay, A. Thomas and W. Grocock (captain). Mr J. D. Harper refereed. The school opened play, and the Brigade had ill- luck on ,many occasion's. W. Grocock was con- spicuous on the right wing for the Brigade, being responsible for several splendid shots. The Inter- mediate 'backs defended in capital style, and the custodiant saved many critical situations". Play was vigorous, and, at half-time, no score had been registered. In the second stage the tussle became exciting, the Brigade severely testing the schoolboys' goalie, who cleared in fine style. Both sides attacked al- ternately, and, ultimately, C. Arthur, receiving the ball from J. Campbell, at half-way, scored for the Intermediate, being the only goal of the game. Later, J. CaJllfbell missed an excellent chance of netting, and T. Pritchard also sent in a well directed shot, which the Brigade keeper cleared. Final score :— Intermedia te School. 1 goal. t T Church Lads' Brizade Nil. I j. uampDeu and C. Arthur were conspicuous in the front line, and W. Pritchard and W. Phillips did splendid work at back. The custodian saved his side from defeat. J. Metcalf, W. Grocock and J. Whislay were I prominent in the Brigade forward line, and T. Stephens defended well at back.
Wanted, Buttermakers. BRITISH Butter is unquestionably better than for- eign. yet the latter is often bought in preference. This is an injustice both to the British producer and to the buyer. It if an injury which could easily be avoided. The British housewife believes that butter presenting a rich goidn uniform colour is the ideal. The foreijyn producer meets her wish. and all his butter has the rich golden colour which sells. A per- fectly safe means is provided whereby the British maker can impart to hiq butter jurt that golden colour- ing which will commend it to ihe eye, as decidedly as its quamy will commend it to the p?inte. The re md is ? "SILVER CHURN" BUn?ER CO LOUR manufactured by OLDJTRI.D. PATTINSON, & Co., of Manchester, the successful survivor of the sever- est tests at the principal shows, -where it has gained First Cls awards for 30 years. EquaUv satis- factory i" the high praise it has won in the numerous dairies where it is regularly used. These conipt-tent approvals are due to the absence of any unevenness or muddiness in the colouring, and to ho fact that the use of "SILVER CHURN" does no. affect the butter- milk. The butter itself is not injured in the process it is improved. Its delicate creamy flavour is en- hanced. It should be clearly understood that SIL- VER CHURN" is a vegetable product, entirely free from any aniline dye. (A guarantee by the makers to this effect will be given any user desiring it). It may be obtained from Chemists and dairy supply men in 8<1, IS. Jt 8a, and 148 bottles. To secure 8atiqaction 6d. la. 2s, 6a, "SILVER CHURN" brand. Free trial obtain the samples from the manufacturers. "SILVER OaURM "-Butter Powder i, Cheese Bennet. Cheeee Colouring. bl5
ITALCARTH CHRISTMAS TREE
TALCARTH CHRISTMAS TREE. HAPPY GATHERING AT LLANELIEU I COURT. FARMER'S GENEROSITY. i i In connection with the Bethlehem C.M. Sunday School, Talgarth, there is a, branch of the school held each Sunday at Llanelieu Court. On Friday evening, through the generosity of Mr and Mrs J. M. Price, the members were entertained to tea followed by a distribution of prizes from a well- ladened Christmas tree. Rev. J. J. Jones, B.D., presided over the pro- ceedings, which commenced with a hymn. Reci- tations were given by Ben James, Johnny Smout, Edwin Price, Geoffrey Price, K&tie Smout, Alice James, Rhoda Williams, Rosie Jones, Rhoda Maskall, Mr Luther Davies, Builth, and Miss Thomas, Sychnant. Solos were given by Miss K. Morgan and Miss B. Lewis, Talgarth, who subsequently made the distribution of prizes and books. i The chairman presented certificates, and ex- pressed the gratitude of the gathering to Mr and Mrs Price foj their work in connection with the school and their generosity in providing, at their own expense, such an excellent array of presents of such sterling value. Mr Price expressed pleasure at seeing such an interesting gathering and at the prospect of im- proved Sunday school work which, after all. was the basis of the gathering—to instruct the young 31 people in a knowledge of the Scriptures. As the company broke up. Mrs J. M. Price presented to each child apples and sweets. I
iMOTORISTS CONFER II
MOTORISTS CONFER. II CENTRAL WALES M.T.A.. I IMPORTANT MEETING AT LLANDRINDOD. I An important meeting of the South Wales and Monmouthshire Section of the Motor Trade Asso- ciation was held at the Hotel Metropole, on Fri- day, the object being to form a divisional 'branch for Central Wales, to comprise the counties of Brecon, Radnor and Montgomery. The project awakened unanimous and enthusiastic 'support. Mr Tom Norton was unanimously elected as pre- sident, and the committee was appointed as fol- lows :—Mr Rich (Brecon), Mr W. J. Nott (Bre- con), Mr Thomas (Welshpool), Mr C. W. Norton (Newtown) and Mr W. Evans (Machynlleth). Mr E. W. Garnom, the South Wales secretary, Car- diff, will act as secretary for the new area. There were about 50 gentlemen present, and the bulk of them remained over night. Those present in- cluded Mr P. L. D. Perry (chairman of the Motor Trade Association for the United Kingdom), who arrived by car somewhat late, and who was ac- companied by Mr G. F. Heath, of Birmingham, and Mr Woodhead, of Southport—the leading J motor man in Lancashire. Each of these gentle- men addressed the meeting, emphasising the ad- 1 vantages of the association both to the members and the public. Its object include, of course, s J check upon ridiculously low cutting prices, but, j on the other hand, the association seeks to pre- I vent all excessive charges and to protect the motor I interests of the public in general. The guests I were splendidly entertained by Mr Tom Norton, I and during the day they were photographed to- gether outside the hotel.
I Beaufort Ladys Death
I Beaufort Lady's Death, IMPRESSIVE FUNERAL. I We regret to record the death of Mrs Harriett I Foxwell, wife of Mr Charles Foxwell, retired but- cher, df Beaufort, which took place at her resi- dence, Bank House, Garnllydan, Beaufort, on Thursday. The deceased lady, who was 58 years I of age, was one of the most highly respected in- habitants of the town, and her death caused pro- found sorrow among a very large circle of friends. She was an old and faithful member of Ebenezer i Primitive Methodist Chapel, where she had at- tended for upwards of 40 years, had also held the office of treasurer of the Ladies' Association for a. number of years, and had always taken an active part in any and everything for the welfare of the denomination. The funeral, largely attended, took place at Efebw Vale Cemetery on Tuesday. Among the general public present were Mr D. W. Phillips, J.P. (Beaufort), Councillor F. Fudge (Beaufort), Mr Jacob Amos (Beaufort), Mr Arthur Amos (Ebbw Vale), Mr Wm. Miles (Ebbw Vale), Air, David Morgan (Eibbw Vale), Mr F. Watkiliall (Brynmawr), Mr W. Weeks (Brynmawr), Mr Fred Morgan, and Mrs Joseph Davies (Waun Lwyd). The bearers were Messrs. John Davies, Isaac Titley, Thomas Jones and William Griffiths. The officiating minister was the Rev. W. J. Tar- gett, Ebbw Vale (pastor of the Primitive Metho- dist Circuit), who presided over the service at the house and the graveside. The mourners were Mr Charles Foxwell (husband), Mr Edward J. Fox- well (son), Mr Arthur Dyer (brother), Mr David J. Davies, Ebbw Vale (son-in-law), Mr. Alfred Jones, Ebbw Vale (son-in-law), Mr Thomas Dyer, New Tredegar (nephew), Mr Edgar Dyer, New Tredegar (nephew), Mr Samuel Cooper, New Tre- degar (nephew), Mr Frederick Foxwell, Ebbw Vale (brother-in-law), Mr Wm. Foxwell, senr., Llanhilleth (brother-in-law), Mr Wm. Foxwell, junr. Llanhilleth (nephew), Mr Edward Foxwell, Ebbw Vale (nephew), Mr J. Attwood, Bradford- on-Avon, Mr Albert Foxwell, Ebbw Vale (nephew), Mr Frederick Jones, Waun Lwy,:¡ (nephew), and Mr William Williams, Ebbv Vale.
iV TO CORRESPONDENTS
i — V" TO CORRESPONDENTS. Owing to pressure on our space we regret haviJ1&' —at the last moment-to hold over, till next week, several interesting items, including full re- I\ ports of Llanwrtyd school pnze-dlstnbutlOn and ?; Llanfaes (Brecon) school entertainment. V
THE EXPRESS DIARY
THE "EXPRESS" DIARY. Thursday, December 23rd.-Service of Song at Aberyscir Congregational Church. Christmas Night, December 25th.-Grgnd Con- cert, Market Hall, Sennybridge. Christmast Night.—Annual Entertainment, Bap- tist Chapel, Newbridge-on-Wye. Christmas Day.—United Free Church Services at Plough Congregational Church, Brecon. Boxing Day, December 27th.—Grand Concert at Gaufron School in aid of Red Cross fund. Boxing Night, December 27th, Competitive Meeting at Pontfaen. December 29th.—Aberedw Congregational Tea and Entertainment. Friday, December 31st.-Grand Concert at Parish Hall, Bwlch. Friday, December 31st.-Higher Education Com- mittee. Sunday, January 2nd.—Anniversary Services, Presbyterian Church, Brecon. Tuesday, January 4th .-Brecon shire Quarter Ses- sions. Friday, January 7th. Education, Staffing, Salaries and Buildings Committees. Monday, January 10th.—Education Finance Com- mittee. Friday, January 14th.—Standing Joint and Main Roads Committees. Monday, January .17tb.-COunty Finance Com- mittee. Friday, January 21st.-Education Authority. Friday, January 28th.-County Council.
The Board of Agriculture I Now Prohibits the Slaughter of Calves under Six Months Old. DON'T BE EXTRAVAGANT AND REAR THEM ON NEW MILK, BUT USE BI BBY"S Creani Equivalent." THE CREAM OF CALF FOODS 17/- per cwt. Carriage paid nearest station. Write for pamphlet on Calf Rearing to I J. S Davies, Silverdale," Builth fells. b90 Printed and Published by G. E. SAYCE, at the "Brecon and Radnor Express" Offices, Express )' Buildings, Bulwark, in the Chapelry of St. Mary, in the Borough and County of Brecon, op TURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1^15^