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AUCTION APPOINTMENTS, ] Messrs Stephenson & Alexander, F.A.I. Under Instructions from the Rt. Hon. Lord Glanusk. Breeonshire and Radnorshire. PARISHES OF ABEREDW, LLANFAN-FEC- HAN, LLANDDEWIR-EFWM, -ALLTMAWR, MAESMYNIS, LLANYNIS, AND BUILTH. BUILTH ESTATE, 1,800a. Or. Op. AXESSRS. STEPHENSON & ALEXANDER 1. (F.A.I.), are instructed to Sell by Auction at the KINO CINEMA, BUILTH WELLS, on MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11th, 1918. FREEHOLD FARMS, SHEEP WALKS, SMALL HOLDINGS, ACCOMMODATION LANDS AND BUILDINGSITS, AND FREEHOLD GROUND RENTS, The various Properties are situate in the Wye and Irfon Valleys, or in the immediate vicinity thereof, and in close proximity to the Town of Builth. All the Farms are well watered, and comprise some of the best-known and most fertile Holdings in the district. The Valuable Grazing Rights on the Eppynt and Abaredrw Hills, and on the Commons of the Manor are included in the Sale of the various lots. Plans, Particulars and Conditions of Sale, may be obtained upon application to Messrs. Lee and Pemberton, Solicitors, 44, Lincolns Inn Fields, London, W.C. 4, J. H. Furmedge, Esq., Estate Office, Glanusk Park, Crickhowell, or to the Auctioneers, 5, High Street, Cardiff. b260/104/t.c. Under Instructions from the Rt. Hon. f. Lord Glanusk. Breconshire. PARISHES OF HAY AND LLANIGON. THE HAY ESTATE ,028a: Or Op. TfESSRS. STEPHENSON AND ALEXANDER 1x1. (F.A.I.) are instructed to Sell by Auction a.t the DRILL HALL. HAY., on THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14th, 1mS. FREEHOLD FARMS, SHEEP WALKS, SMALL HOLDINGS, ACCOMMODATION LANDS, FREEHOLD SHOPS AND PREMISES. Also various FREEHOLD SHOPS, ACCOMMODATION LANDS AND PREMISES in the Town of HAY. Plans, Particulars and Conditions of Sale may be obtained upon application to Messrs. Lee and Pemberton, Solicitors, 44, Lincolns Inn Fields, London, W.C. 4, J. H. Furmedge, Esq., Estate Office, Glanusk Park,. Crickhowell, or to the Auctioneers, 5, High Street, Cajdiff. b259/104/'t.c. COUNTY OF BRECON. NEAR TO THE TOWNS OF BUILTH AND HAY. Lord Glanusk's Builth and Hay Estates. IESSRS. STEPHENSON & ALEXANDER fF A I.) are instructed to Sell by Auction at the DRILL HALL, HAY. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14th, immediately following the Sale of the Hay Estate the following VALUABLE STANDING TIMBER 5940 OAK TREES, 1748 OAK POLES, 1383 BIRCH POLES, 2:308 LARCH POLES, 1457 ASH POLES, 480 ALDER POLES, 150 SPRUCE AND SCOTCH POLES, 102 ELM POLES, 25 SYCAMORE TREES, 30 POPLAR TREES. The Timber in question is situate on the Builth and Hay Estates of Lord Glianusk. which axe. being offered for Sale by Auction at Builth on MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11th, and Hay on THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14th. T,he Timber has, for the purposes of Sale, been divided into six lots.—Lots A. B. and C. are situate about 2 miles from Hay Midland Railway, adjoin- ing good, hard roads and having a down-hill haul- age to the Midland Railway Sidings at Hay. Lots D. E. and F. are situate about 2 miles from Garth Station (London and North Western Central Wales Branch), adjoining good bard roads, and -with easy haulage to the Sidings at Garth Station. The Timber comprises some thousands of good, -sound 'timber trees, several thousand tons of Larch and other timber, suitable for pit-props. Plans, Particulars and Conditions of Sale, of which may be obtained upon application to J. H. Furmedge,*Esq., Penmyart.h Estate Office, Crick- howell"; Breconshire, or to the Auctioneers. 5. High Street, Cardiff. The various lots will be shown by appointment -by Mr J. Chavne, Glanserth, Bui'lth Wells. b546/125 A JUMBLE SALE in aid of the BRITISH FARMERS' RED CROSS AND THE Y.M.C.A. FUNDS, will he held at Crickhowell ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER THE 14th. SALE to be opened at 12 o'clock noon by James Edwards. Esq. •GRAND CONCERT to be held in the evening. Chairman J. H. Furmedge, Esq., J.P. WE BUY FEATHERS. DUCK, GOOSE, POULTRY, TURKEY FEATHERS, Etc. We are BUYERS AT ALL TIMES for CASH. Send your goods or write for price list to WITTON & COMPANY, FEATHER MERCHANTS, EXETER STREET, BIRMINGHAM. bl054pl3219 AUCTION APPOINTMENTS. Mr. Franels George Price. November 12th— Talgarth Auction Mart. November 14th.-Sale of Ponies at Hay. November 18th.-Hay Auction Mart. Talgarth and District Farmers' Union Auction Mart. -vIBElt 12tli, 1918. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12th, 1918. Fa', and Store Stock. Grading at 8 o'clock. FRANCIS GEO. PRICE, Auctioneer, Talgarth. 1)654/116/711 Hay Auction Mart. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18th, 1918. FAT AND STORE STOCK. GRADING AT 8.30 PROMPT. NOTICE.—All Fat Stock must be penned by 10 o'clock, if not they will not be accepted for grading. FRANCIS GEOBGE PRICE, b655/116/1411 Auctioneer. Hay Fair Day, NOVEMBER 14th, 1918. AIR. FRANCIS GEO. PRICE is favoured with instructions from Mr Hassel, Orasswall ('nut, to Sell by Auction at HAY on the above date 15 PONIES of various size and age. The Cottage, Talgarth. b94/116/1411 PUBLIC NOTICES. County of Brecknock. LUNACY ACT, 1890. NoTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace for the said County, held at the County Hall, Brecon. on Tuesday, the 15th day of October. 1918, the fol- lowing Justices of the Peace and one Medical Practitioner were appointed to act as Visitors of Licensed Houses within the said County, for the purposes of the Above Act, for the ensuing year :— TheRight? onourable Lord GIanusk, C.B., D.S.O., Park, Cr'ckliowell. E. Pirie Gordon, Esq., Gwe'riiN-ale, Crickhowcu. Wilfred Seymour de Win ton. Esq., Tymawr, Brecon. Robert Pugh, Esq., M.D., Superintendent of the Brecon and Radnor Asylum, Talgarth, and I, Henry Frederick William Harries, of Brecon, Clerk of the Peace, was appointed Clerk to the said Visitors. By the Court, HENRY F. W. HARRIES, Clerk of the Peace. County Hall, Brecon, 31st October, 1918. bM9 121/711 BUILTH WELLS Christmas Markets, 1918. rrHE Market for the Sale of Live Poultry will be held on Thursday, the'19th day of December. The Market for the Sale of Dead Poultry will be held un JIouday, the 23rd day of December. By Order, REGINALD J. OWEN, Solicitor and Clerk to the Urban District Council of BuilJi Wells. PENOYRE RED CROSS HOSPITAL. Sir.—We offer grateful thanks to the following kind friends for gifts to the hospital :—Apples and vegetables from Penkellv Harvest Festival; vege- tahs, Lord Glanusk, Capt. Evans; 70 eggs from districts of Dcvynock, Senny, Sennybridge, Cray, Llandilo'rfan, per Miss Llewelyn Davies; black- berries picked for 80 lbs. jam by Miss Webster and maid from Glanlionddu; 5/- gift to hospital from Walker, chaffeur, Cathedine; apples for patients. MTS Raikes 28 gallons milk, 5 Jbs. butter. Mrs McClintock; grapes for staff, Mrs McClintock. ALICE M. de WINTON, b7 3122/ 711 Commandant. Comrades of the Great War. FOUNDED to organise and maintain in strong, JL. stimulating, united, and democatic Comrade- ship all those who have served during the Great War. OVER 600 POSTS m BRANCHES. Membership open to all Discharged and Demobi- lised Sailors and Soldiers. Advice and assistance given regarding pensions pay, gratuities, separation allowances, medals decorations, employment, etc. Particulars free from LOCAL SECRETARIES; or FRED JAMES, 13, CASTLE STREET, BRECON. J. S. LEWIS, 3, TYCERRIG, RHAYADER. b640127711 WARMING WINTER FOODS. Puddings made with nutritious Shredded "ATORA," the Handy Beef Suet, are both satis- factory and su^iaining. A spoonful of "AXORA" to milk puddings adds nourishment and makes them deliciously creamy. IJ lbs. "ATORA" GO AS FAR AS 2 lbs. RAW SUET. HTOON'S CONCENTRATED SOUP TABLETS are •made from savoury herbs, vegetables and extract of beef. None so rich, appetising and nutritious; none so dL: and (vorioi-nical. In nine var- ieties, price 2d pki.. (to make 1 pint). HUGON & CO., Ltd., Openshaw, Mancbestfr.
Marriages. PHILLIPS JOKES. At Albany Road Baptist Church, Cardiff, October 30th, by Captain the Rev. G. W. Harte, Captain Frederick D. Phil- lips, M.C., of Johannesburg, South Africa, eldest son of Mr David Phillips, Estate Agent, Bwlch, Breeonshire, to Sister Winifred Jones, Howard Gardens Military Hospital, niece of Mr ai-id Airs Moses, Cardiff. No cards. b630/127711 JOXES.—Missing since March 21st, now reported died or killed in Berlin, La nee-Corporal Thomas John, Lancashire Fusiliers, second son of the late Thomas Meredith and Elizabeth Jones, of Cefn- peveredd, Maesmynis, Builth Wells, aged 31 years. GAsCOIGYE,-At Leicester. October 31st, "Teddic," beloved brother of F. M. Gascoigne (Brecon), aged 28 years. 1339p711 ^ckiiotufedgmeuts. Lvo- MR. AND MRS. W. J. WILLIAMS and family, Lyu- dale Honse, Buikh Wells, wish to extend their sincerest thanks to their many friends for the messages of sympathy and condolence, and the tioral tributes received by them during their re- cent bereavement. 641/127/711 THE relatives of the lafei Rev. E. Clarke, Treforest. and formerly of Brecon, wish to thank their numerous friends for letters of sympathy and also for wreaths sent in their recent bereavement. b644/127'711 In iltumoridm. IN LOVING MEMORY of Pte. Prvee Francis, Canad- ian Scottish, beloved son of the late Mr James Francis, late of Lower Trostre, and Mrs Francis, 25, Oxford Street, Nantgam", Cardiff, who'fell in action November 8th. 1917. Ever remembered bv his loving mother, brothers and sisters. 1347p711 —
ASPORT I RO T A SPORT
￼ A/SPORT. ￼ RO? T A, SPORT. In another column appears a report of a meeting, addressed by Mr Swash, Executive Officer under the Road Transport Board. He makes a- final ap- peal to traders and vehicle owners to arrange a voluntary scheme for co-ordinating and conserving road transport. Attempts to effect this have been made for a considerable time, but apparently with- out the desired success, despite the fact that it ad- vantages the trader more than anyone else. The urgent need of such a is generally recog- nisd and the proposals set forth a.t many meetings convened for the purpose have been readily re- ceived, but, apparently when the arrangements come to be carried out they, for some reason or other, miscarry. The well laid voluntary schemes appear to "gang aft agley.v' We confess that we thought such schemes were working well in both Breeonshire and Radnorshire, but Mr Swash tells us that there is s-till an inordinate amount of over- lapping in delivery. Yet the posi.tion las 'far as the national need is concerned is no better but worse. Something must be done. There is a serious shortage of horse provender and the con- servation of petrol, for obvious reasons, is more necessary than ever. What is more to remember, this need will not end even if hostilities cease. The want ot? transport .will be felt for a long time to come. There is another aspect of the question. It is generally agreed Hit;). t the future will see 'the use of roads for commercial purposes made vastly more important. The up-keep of the roads should become a national charge but the foundations of an efficient organised service both for passenger and goods traffic could very well now be laid. At all events for tjtc present co-opoMtion and co-or- dination in this matter of tradesmen's transport are imperative. We do not know whether it can be voluntarily arranged. We hope it will be, but probably as in the case of the closing of shops, no result worth having will he reached unless resort is had to compulsory measures. In this case the Board tare vested with sufficient powers, if voluntar- ism fails. We agree with the resolution passed at the Hay meeting respecting the a buse of concessions given to motorists under the>v guise of "urgent business." There are probably many loopholes in the present regulations which make this possible and closer restrictions may help the police in bring- ing offenders to book.
Breconians Death in IndiaI
Breconian's Death in India. I f XKRAL OF St; HAROLD MORRIS. Details have just conic to hand of the death an,1 fun- eral at .\1 how, In,lh, of Seryt. Harold Morris, eldest son (if 'I,r J. ('. It. -Iforris, I.P., lrei-oij. He was as popular with the Brecknock*, its he was in his native town, and hisdeath,at the atfc of 38 u'ars .after a very short ill- ness. (pneumonia), i- deeply regretted by all his friend. It is consoling to his widow and other relatives to hnow that he died amongst friends from home, for in his last- hours he was visited by Hcrjjt. Percy Evans (an old »chool-feliow and neighbour) and Capt. O. n. E. Thomas, of Brecon .and was attended, amongst others, by Serpt. A. E. Webb. R.A.M.C., a Brecon boy. He parsed away eaily in the morning ^;f September 13th and a, i« the custom in the East was buried in the evening, of the same day, witb full military honours, in the English Cemetery ilt Mhow. • Sergt. Percy E^ans. writing to Mrs Morris, says his companions will miss his genial face and company ill the ■mess, "cyer willing and nady to do a kindness for any- one. lie \ra.' liked by aIL" The funeral, --ays Sefgt. Evans, was a solemn and most impressive one. The cot!1Il, covered "with the Union Jack, was placed on a gun carriage from one of the batteries of the R.F.A. Bri- gade and drawn hy ,six black horses with cdx R.F.A. Mergts in charge. The regimental band (under Band- master Cunnington) and the drums (under Sergt. Dr. Koach) attended. The firing party flred the customary three volleys over the grave, eight buglers sounded the "Last Post." and the drums heat "The Retreat." Capt. G. D. E. Thomas (Brecon) was in command of the troops attending and the hearers were: R.S..Al. (Jreen, K.Q.M.N. H. Giies Simon. Sergt. Percy Evans.- C.Q.M.S. liaker, Pioneer Sergt. G. \V. Evans ano Sergt. A. E. Lane. Among the officei-s present, beside Capt. Thomas, v.ere Capt. and Q.Al. It. N% Eldridge, Lieut, and Adjt. H. (i. B. Griffith, Lieut. Hon. L. Bailey, Lieut. H. Donne Hughes, Lieut. liuk-t, 2nd Lieut. Henderson (Rifle Brigade), and 2nd Lieut. Jones (S.W.B.). Wreaths were sent from Lt.- Coi. Hamilton and officers; hif brother aergte. in D COy. and old comrades iu D Coy; the members of the Sergts. Mes-s, M.G.C., Cavalry Sergts. Mess, Connaught Barracks, the Assistant Surgeon, Station Hospital, Sgt. Percy lOvan.^ ("with sincere regret and deepest sympathy—from liis friend and neighbour") and other.s. The service was conducted by the chaplain.
VERY SEVERE ATTACKS CURED COMPLETELY BY VENOS LIGHTNING COUGH CURE
VERY SEVERE ATTACKS CURED COMPLETELY BY VENO'S LIGHTNING COUGH CURE. Mrs York, 2, King's Road, Rushden, Northants. says :—"One of my little boys^caught whooping cough, and soon was very ill indeed. The attacks were extremely severe, and generally ended in vomiting. My husband suggested Veno's. He had taken it himself, and knew its value. So I got some for the child, and soon there was an im- provement. The attacks became less violent, and quickly he recovered. Since then Veno's has cured | mv other children of the same ailment." I
IVENOS LIGHTNING COUGH CURE
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Mr Sidney Robinson MP
Mr Sidney Robinson, M.P. Liberal Candidate for Breeon- shire and Radnorshire. I SUPPORTS COALITION COVERNMENT TO WIN THE WAR. At a largely attended meeting of the Joint Liberal Associations of Breeonshireand Radnorshire. held at Brecon on Wednesday, Mr Sidney Robinson, I.P., wa: unanimously invited to contest the new seat (Breeonshire and Radnorshire) at, the forthcoming Parliamentary election. A resolution of thanks for his services to the county of Brecon and the cause of Liberalism in the past wa,. accorded to him. Mr Sidney Robinson, M.P., in acknowledging the invitation and vote of confidence. met with an enthusiastic welcome. In the course of a •speech on the present situation, he declared himself as a supporter of the Coalition Government to the sue- ce"ful prosecution of the war, and of a satisfactory lic itc-e would avoid war in the future. Mr W. S. Miller, J.P.. C.C., who presided over the meeting, was unanimously elected President of the Joint Association, and Mr W. T. Lee (Brecon) secretary. Sir Francis Edwards, M.P. for Radnorshire, wrote regretting that urgent business in London prevented him attending the meeting, and in the course of his letter said he retired from the representation of the county with a feeling of deep gratitude for his friends' support, and ab. with a warm appreciation of the courtesy shown to him by hi., political opponents, many of whom he was glad to think he might reckon as his personal friends. An extended report of the meeting will appear next week.
BRtv i TRADESMAN I
BRtv i-. TRADESMAN. I I DEATH OF MR. HENRY CLIFFORD. I We regret to record the death of Mr Hy. Clifford, butcher, High Street, Brecon, which took place on Thurs- day morning after a long illness. Deceased, who was (HI years 01 age, w;'s a native of Cheltenham, but had resided in Brecon for over 20 years and had built up a big business connection in the town and district. He leaves a widow and eight children. One son, Sergt. Clifford, of the S.W.B., was killed in action in the early stages of I the war. The lute Mr Clifford took a prominent part in the <-ocial life of the town. He was a special constable, and was made an inspector under the Ministry of Food Scheme for Brecon and Radnor. lie wa, also a promiii- ent member of the Usk Lodge R.A.O.B. The funeral was on Monday, the obsequies being at- tended by a large number of sympathisers. The proce,- sion to the cemetery included the police, speeial con- stables, farmers and local tradesmen and representatives of the military from the Depot. A service at the house was conducted by Professor John Evans, B.A., and at the cemetery Rev. D. Saunders Jones (rector of Cantref) officiated at the chapel and graveside, and read the Bulls' burial ,-ervice. The chief mourners were Mrs Clifford and Mr Harry Clifford (wife and son), Mr and Mrs Eliis (daughter-and- son-in-lav.), Mr and Mrs Smith (daughter and son-in-law), Miss X. Clifford and R. Clifford (daughter and son). Miss n. Clifford and G. Robinson (daughter and nephew), .Misses Irene and N'iolet Clifford (daughters), Mrs Part- ridge and Mr Robinson (-).ster and brother-in-law). Mrs W. and Mrs H. Clifford (daughter-in-laws). Mrs Riley and Mr Coath (niece and friend), and Mrs A. Morgan (friend). Among those who were present were the Mayor of Bre- con, Councillors Evan Morgan, E. M. Meredith. Prin. Lewis, Deputy Chief Constable Stephen Jones, Mr Mar- tin (distriet manager for Messrs. Hhstman's). Major Walker, Sergt.-Major Chivers. Sergt.-Major Jones (of the Depot). Mr T. E. Trew, Mr H. Smith, Mr Weaving, Mr Rees Jones, Mr Evan Price, Mr Rowlands (Wlu atsheaf), Mr Jones (Gaer), Mr Morris (Llandefaelog), Mr J. Smith (Greenway). Mr Phillip- (Giudy). Mr Williams (Plas- eelyn), Mr H. Phillips (Seethrog). and others. The bearers were four butche)-. member" of the Huffs, namely, Messrs. T. Elston, C. E. Blank, E. Jones | (Watton). and J. Powell. » Wreaths and tioral tributes were ;ent from the fol- lowing- 'I: Wife 'ånd Children. Harry and Emmie. Rose and Dick. Mabel and Harry., Grandad and Esther. Torn Robinson (ffrother-in-law). Jim Robinson (brother-in-law). Albert and Emmie. Mabs and George (niecc and nephew). Alice, Nellie and Flo (nieces). Will Stone. Mrs Rilev, Hereford. Yi. Mr and Mrs Coath. Mr and Mrs Duggan. Mr Law son. t Mr Martin. Dr. Francis. .Mr and Mrs .T. Powell. Sgt. Fred Maund and all at Beacon's View. The lirecon Police. The Sergeants' Miss. Depot. S.W.B. From all at Upper Pont-willim. Mr and Mrs J. Clark. Mr and Mr- Davies. Free Street. A. and E. Rowlands, Watergate. Wath, Courtplyfn. Alice. Mrs Darcy and Mr* Cripps. Mr and Mrs Giles. A. and J. Jonathan. Hertford. MnrviHi, Blaenavon. G5-2.127, 711
ICLLftNT NG OFFICERS I
C»LLftNT NG OFFICERS. I MEMORIAL SERVICE AT THE PRIORY CHURCH. I BRECON. There wa., a large congregation at the Priory Cilurch. Brecon, on Friday afternoon last (All Saints Day) when a memorial service was held to Capt. F. J. T. Dickinson and Lieut. Digby C. C. Dickinson, sons of Mr and Mrs F. D. Dickin.-on, of Aberyscir Court, Brecon. Both the gallant young officers belonged to the South W ales Bor- derers. The first named, who was 22 years of age, was killed iu action in the Doiran Valley, Salonika, on Sep- tember 17th 1918, and his brother, who was a year younger in age, fell in France on August 18th. )918. The troops from the Depot S.W.B. attended, and the band (under Bandmaster Fenner, L.R.C.M.), took part in the service. Among the congregation we noticed Mr and Mrs F. D. Dickinson arid Miss. Dickinson. Col. Geoffrey Raikes, D.S.O., Miss Haikes (Treberfydd), Col. J. Going. Mrs Going and Miss Going, Major Walker and officers of the Depot. Capt. Graystone, Lieut. C. H. de Winton. Capt. Guy Dobeli. Hon. Miss Duleie Bailey, Mr E. C. Maurice (rep resent ins :\lrs (; wynn,- 11 o1fcrd), The Mayor and Mayoress of Brecon Dlr W. F. Parry de Winton and the Hon. Mrs. de Winton). Captain Evans (Ffrwdgrech). Mis sBest, and Mrs Day, Miss Williams -and Miss Adelaide Williams (Penpont), Capt. and Mrs M. F. Thomas, Major Palmer, .Mrs Maybery, Mrs Fowler, M_rs Ashby, Rev. R. H. Chambers, Mr Le Bre-ei. Mr H. F. NN. Harries, Mrs Powell (Caedryssu). and a number of the county clergy. The officiating clergy were the Bishop of Swansea. Rev. J. Davies (Devynock), Rev. H. J. Church Jones. Rev. A. (iarnons W illiams, Rev. Hilary Lewis, and the Rev. Keble Williams. The band of the Borderers played Chopin's "Funeral March" as a voluntary, and the processional hymn was I "How bright those glorious spirits shine!" The opening sentences were said by the Rev. II. J. Church Jones, and Psahn 23 was chanted. The Lesson was read hy the Rev. A. (iarnons Williams and the collect for All Saints Day cud ,-pecial prayers followed. The TTymn before the address was The Saints of God their conflict past." The Bishop of Swansea gave the address, taking for his text Romans Xi\ S. There was no likelihood, said the Bishop, that they would ever forget the sai-rificeq. of the last four years. How could they ever forget the courage that had licen shown at heme when there had come news from the fronts, and how could they ever forget the heroism of those by whose deaths we lived? In these days, when the clouds were obviously lifting and there came hour by hour news of some fresh victory that brought nearer the hour of peace, how could tliey ever forget that they owed it to the men who had died? They had need to honollr- Those on Fame's eternal camping ground, Whose silent tents are spread And glory guards with honour round The bivouac of the dead. I They could as"e!"t their comradeship and one-tie,, with I those who had diwlT Death might hide, but in reality it did not divide, and they claimed their fellowship and companionship with those who had crossed the "narrow stream." There was real fellowship unbroken by the accident of death. The re-union which would take place when the troops came had; would only anticipate I by a little while the re-union^ with those who in this J war had passed within the veil. We liad our task. The Germans had lost the war, but they had not yet last the peace. If they could avoid it they did not intend doing so. Our first and most pressing task to-day was to see to it-for they owed it to those who had given their lives for freedom—that the world's freedom should not again be imperilled. The hymn. "For all the Saints who from their labours rest." followed, and with the congregation standing Mr Ernest Baker (the organist) played the "Dead March" in "Haul" accompanied by the drums of the band, the I effect being very impressive. The injunction "Let us praise God for those who have laid down their lives for King and Country; especially, for our Kinsfolk and Friends, and let us pray unto God that we may have grace to direct our lives after their good example: that this life ended we may be made partakers with them of the glorious Resurrection in the life Everlasting" was said by t-he Bishop, who also pro- nounced the Blessing, following which the "La,-t Poe-t," with band accompaniment, was sounded. The service concluded with the National Anthem.
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THE ASSIZES I
THE ASSIZES. I BRECON" MAX SEXTEXCED FOR BIGAMY. I The winter assizes for the counties of Brecon and Rad- I nor were held at the Shire Hall, Brecon, on Tuesday. Mr Justice A. T. Lawrence, before ?peeing the Commis- ?ion' attended ?ervice at St. Mary'a Church. being ac- companied by the High Sheriff (Mr David Powell), his chaplain (Rev. H. J. Church Jones), the I'nder-Sheriff Dlr David T. Jeffreys), and the usual retinue of javeline men in charge of Deputy Chief Constable Stephen Jones. There was only one case for trial, namely, that in which .lame"" PritcharJ (44), a private in the Royal Mar- ine Labour Corps, 'Deal, formerly of Brecon, was charged with bigamy. Mr Lovat Fra-er (instructed by Mr Lewi* Jone.-) was for the prosecution. The facts of the case have already appeared in our columns. For the prosecution evidence wa" given t,hat defendant married Mary Ann Preece, a widow, at the Xeath Registry Office, in June. 1907, and they lived tD- gether until he joined the Army, four years ago. He visited his wife at Brecon on Several oeeasions, and in April last. Mrs Pritehard also drew separation allow- ance for some time. Two years last September, when stationed at Sketty with the fireek-riocks, defendant met Margaret Anne Lewi-, single woman, a cook in domestic service. He told her he was a widower. They kept coni- pany for 21 years, -and they were married in Christ- church Chapel, Bridgend, on the 30th March, 11)18. They lived together until ltdh April following, when he joined the Royal Marine Labour Corps at Deal. He was a col- lier when site married him. He told her his father, Thomas Pritehard, was an architect. She had not seen him since he re-joined the Army, but he had made allot- ments of his pay to her. Accused, in cross-examination of the fir-t witness Olrs Pritehard), and in his own evidence, suggested that the marriage at the registry office was not lawful. a" he was told by someone that it was not the registrar who had married them. His lordship: But here is the certificate of marriage signed I* Dd. Humphrey Jones, registrar. You lived with your wife for years afterwards? Prisoner: We. were always having disputes. His Lordship: That has nothing to do with it. A gocd many people marry and unfortunately baYt: dis- I putes. (Laughter). You suggest that this is a false I signature because somebody said he was not the man. Yet loll continued to live with the woman. If you thought you were not legally married why did you not take steps to become legally married. I Defendant said he had tried to get witnesses. His lordship called P.s. Evans (Brecon) and Warder I Stone (Swansea Prison) into the box and ascertained from them that every facility had been given defendant to get what witnesses he wanted. Mr Humphrey Jones, the registrar named, was now deceased. The jury without leaving the box returned a verdict of "guilty." His Lordship said prisoner had been found guilty of the .crime of bigamy upon evidence that no ^risible men eou!«1 doubt. He had made a number of suggestions which showed that he was a very tricky and dishonest ]>erson, and judging by his previous character that was the sort of thing one might expect. He had been con- victed by the justices six times. Two of these were serious, one for assaulting the police and the other for assaulting his own mother. Prisoner was just- the sort of man who was likely to commit ho(h offences. How- ever he had only got to punish him for the crime of bigamy. It was a crime that was ju4 now rampant. He sentenced prisoner to twelve calendar months with hard laobur. I I
Aberedw Military Funeral I
Aberedw Military. Funeral. I THE LATE CPL. HARRY COX. I u ( regret to record the death of Cpl. Harry Cox. M.G.C. (Bowling Green), who was at home, on leave, about a fortnight ago. Shortly aftef his return to Grantham, he was attacked with influenza, and suc- cumbed to its effects on Friday. The body was brought lionie by train. arriving at Aberedw Station by the early morning train on Tues-. day. Five of his comrades, including Sgt. Crowther, accompanied the remains home. The funeral took place at Aheredw Church on Tuesday, the five comrades acting as bearers. There was also a firing party from Brecon in charge of Sgt. Kelli, Three volleys were fired over the grave. The chief mourners were Ir" Cox (widow), Mrs Owen (mother). Mr -and H. Morris (father and mother- in-law), Pte. James Morris. R.W.F.. and Mrs James Morris, Pte. Edwin Morris, R.F.A., and Mrs Edwin Morris, Mr Charles Mmris, Mrs Alec Morris, Miss Maud T ir? Crt?mtlier Morris (brothers ana sisters-in-)#w). Crowther I Builth), Miss Stephens (Builth Road), and Mr Jones (Treorchy). The deceased left a widow and three children to mourn their loss. Several lovely wreaths were placed on the coffin. Deceased was only 27 years of age. The I inscription on the breast-plate of the coffin was:— "Corporal Harry Cox, M.O.C., died November 1st, 1918, agerl 27 years."
Funeral at Builth Wells
Funeral at Builth Wells. THE LATE MR ELLIS WILLIAMS. The funeral took place on Friday afternoon at St. Mary's Church, of the late Mr Ellis Yerdi Williams, who passed away suddenly at his home, Lyndale House, Builth Wells, after a brief illness. The Rev. Lewis Beynon conducted a short service at the house. Among those present in the funeral pro- cession were, Mr G. R. Thomas, B.Sc., of the Inter- mediate School, together with the Teaching Staff and the Rev. Lewis James. On arrival at St. Mary's Chmvh, appropriate music was played by Mr Sidney Phillips who presided at the organ. The Rector of Llanelwedd (Rev. D. L. Davies), conducted the funeral service, and the following hymns were sung with much feeling by the congregation :—" Brief life is here our portion," ann" Hark: liark my souL" The 39th Psalm was also read, followed by the Lesson, lith chapter of Cor., the 20th verse. Upon the pro- cession leaving the Church, the Dead March in Saul was played in a most touching- and impressive manner by Mr Sidney Phillips.. The Rev. D. L. Davies officiated at the graveside. The chief mourners were as follows :—Mr and Mrs AVilliam Williams (father and mother), Master Robert and Muriel Williams (brother and sister). There were a large number of friends present. severa3 members of the family were unable to be present at the funeral owing to illness. The following were the bearers, the majority of them being school fellows of the deceased, viz. Masters' Alfred Davies (Cambridge House), Wm. Davies (West End), Harold Davies (Bristol House), Leslie Pritehard (Broad Street), Leslie Jones (polgerdon), and Wilfred Xiblet (High Street). Floral tributes were sent by In loving memory of Darling Ellis," from Father, Mother, Muriel and Baby. In loving memory, Builth County School. "Fondest remembrance," Horeb Sunday School. Deepest sympathy," Juvenile Order of Recliabites. "In loviug memory," Auntie Nellie, Uncle Will, and Audrey. Deepest sympathy," from his friends, JWilired, Alfred, Leslie Pritehard Willie and Leslie Jones. Deepest sympathy," from Eddie and Emily. In loving remembrance," 1r" Jones and family, Brooklands. With deepest sympathy," Mr and Mrs Davies, Cam- bridge house. In loving memory," from his friends Morfa, Dolly, and Nellie. With deepest sympathy," from Nell and Lill. A token at remembrance," Mrs Acton Pratt and family. Deepest sympathy," Mrs Broeiks and Mary. Deepest sympathy," Mrs-Lewis, Llanelwedd. In loving memory," from Sunnyside. In affectionate remembrance," from Fairfield. With deepest sympathy, Miss Price, Gellicadwgan. In loving memory," Evelyn Howell. With deepest sympathy," irom all at the Police Station. In loving memory," from Emrys and Lilwyn. Heartfelt sympathy," Mrs Lawrence, Peterwell. With sincere sympathy," Mrs Worts and family. With sincere sympatlijfc Mrs Hando. With deepest sympathy John Morris and family. With deepest sympathy," Mrs Gerton and family. With deepest sympathy," Mrs Bufton and family. Loving memory," Mrs Williams, Brookwood, and "With deepest sympathy," Mrs J. H. Thomas and family. The coffin was of polished oak with brass fittings, and had inscribed upon the shield, Ellis Verdi Williams, born 14th Feb., 1901, died 28th Oct., 1918. Mr Walter J. Lewis, West End, carried out the duties of undertaker. Deceased, it might be added, had a very successful course while at the Builth County School, where he attended for six years. He succeeded in passing the Junior Central Welsh Board, Senior Central Welsh Board, and Higher Certificate examinations. He was a faithful member of Horeb Sunday school, and had only commenced duties as a student-teacher, at the Council School in September. Much svmpatliv is felt for the bereaved parents.
Several interesting reports of county and district events are unavoidably held over till next week.—Ed.
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