Teitl Casgliad: Llangollen advertiser, Denbighshire, Merionethshire, and North Wales Journal (1860-1893)
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CAMP NOTES. PARK HALL. Much interest and speculation is aroused in and cut of the camp by the anaalgapion of the various units, which is proceeding apace. It is expected that by the end of this week the re-argaiuiatio-u will be complete. The battalions composing etlch regiment are be.ng amalgamated and placed under i the command of one colonel. The effect of this re-organisation will be to 11 beraite a largo number of officers and men for service abroad. The on], battalions not affected by the re-arrangsmailt ere the Herefords and the Liverpool Scottuh. As fewer senior officers will now be required, sciiie of those oyer military age or unfit fo: ac.ti.-e Sir- vice will either retire to private life or be placed on the supernumerary strength, which means that they will join any battalion that may require them. It seems hard lines 'that those who Wiv- otically answered their country's call in its hour of need, and who for two years have worked so indefaitigabiy should be obliged to leave theii.- .bftttalions for the nreo-side now that victory is in sight. < During the past weie-k die camp has been -.is;ted by Lieut.-General Sir W. Pitca.irn Campbell, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Command. In the morning he inspected the Yeomanry at Fernhill, the Cheshire Brigade, and the Hereford Baittalion. In the afternoon he visited the "West Lanes. Division, and con- cluded ihia tour by inspecit-ing the N.C.O.'s School at Oswestry. < < The majority of the units have also reooivled a visitd this week from Col. McMahon, of the Hythe School of Musketry. < Some time ago an order was issued for the dis- banding of aill the bands and the relegation of all the players to the ranks of the ordinary s''dier. Some of the super-conscientious battalions at once obeyed regulations, but others, who only num- bered "unfit" men amongst their bandsmen, man- aged to keep their bands going. Now, how- ever, each regiment will be officially allowed to v "sport" a band, providing- its members are re- stricted to men not fit for service overseas. » Extempore prayer meetings are conducted* in Welsh a,t the Nonconformist Hut every Tuesday evening by tpt,. Hoskims, C.F., assisted by Capt. Herbert, C.F< Thefe meetings, which ,].ve lately been very well attended, are, As is usual at Welsh services, cbnducted in a most f-exvoiit •pdiK.it, and Welsh-speaking soldiers who have not attended hitherto, are invited to co in this movement. # < The flowear gardens in camp are now at their best, the rain having freshened up "Iia plants considerably. All the battalions are r.-iak, -n a good show, but the gardens of the .HI < "heshire and the Hereford battalions deserve special men- tion. The prizes offered by the Commailing Officer of the 7th R.W.F. for the best garden in the Battalion were carried off by the members of Nos. 13 and 32 Huts. Although the competition was not so keen as expected, owing to a great number of the men have been drafted abroad, some of the gardens were exceedingly pretty. The prize-money (amounting to JB2) ha.5 been equally divided between the huts 'inentioned. The N.C.O.'s an charge are: No. 13 Hut, Coipl. Harry Onions; No. 32 Hut, Corpl. J. Jones. The Commanding Officer did not, take into considera- The,N.OCn.ions, Officer did not. tat e i n to con -?i d o r a tion the gardens of the hUibs occupied by The ser- geants, as the Battalion OrdeT referred to limit- ing the competition to the men of the battalion. « » A smoking concert was held the same evening at the 4th R.W.F. Sergeants' Mew. Several of the officers aotiid some sergeants from the other R.W.F. battalions were also present. R.Q.M.S. Davits'3 topical songs, c-ompos,ed by himself, were muoh enjoyed, and Sgt. Cartwright's imper- sonations of members of the Mess, especially the one featuring "-Tin Jim," fairly brought, down the house. Whistling solos were given by Q.M.S. Lornas, and pianoforte selections by Pte. Brad- wyn Jones. Toasts were proposed to "Our Com- rades at the Front," and to "Pur Officers," and a pleas ant. evening concluded with the singing of "Auld Lang Syne." An entertainment was hrald at the 7>th R.W.F. Regimental Institute on Wednesday. The. pro- gramme was arranged by Sergt.-Major Aidridge. I Pte. Scots opened the concert with a comic song, "I'll be up your way next week," which was tip-top, and "Somewhere a voice is calling," was tip-top rendered by Pte. J. W. Pu?h. The ma-t? voice choir, conducted by Lance-Corpl. Davies, sang "Comrades in Arms'' in. their best style. CarpI. Doyle gave an excellent exhibition" of s-e2-dar. I following which Pte. R. R. Jones obliged with gome pemllion singing. Stafi-Serg.t. Instructor J. Williams came forward and scared another success with his comic singing and pat- ter. The proceedings were brought to a close with a capital exihibitifon of boxmg by Lieut. W. S. Goff and Lance-Corpl. Brch. which was ) watched with keen interest. I 11 DRUM-MAJOR, I ——————?,————— I ii
Albrighton Sessions. j The Albrighton Divisional Sessions were held at the Shire Hall, Shrewsbury, yesterday, before Messrs. Humphrey Sand-ford and R. E. Jones. There was a delay of half an hour in the open- ing of The Court owing to no magistrg ta being available. Frances Florence Jones, married woman, for- nierly living at Plex, Albrighton, and now at. the I Model Co'tta.ge, Forge, Chirk, was charged by P.C. ArkinstaJl with riding a. bicycle at 11.15 p.m. without a light.—The officer said she defied him, and twice rode by him wi?hoMt the light, Baying "You have arranged this to cllitch me; you have got your knife into m^—Fined 10s. «»».
J ITriplets at Llansilin i
J "Triplets" at Llansilin. i A cow belonging to Mr. E. S. Morris, Ty- newydd, Llansilin, has given birth to three I calves, and all the animals are doing well.
anmirTiihiimiihwirFrMirnwnriMMrnnw1 LOCAL AWARDS FOR GALLANTRYI
anmirTi ihiimiihw irFrMirnwnriMMrnnw -1 ] LOCAL AWARDS FOR GALLANTRY. I The King hag approved a large number of re- wards for gallantry and devotion to duty in the &eld..tneludjing- the following':— HIGGINSON, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. For conspicuous gallantry during a raid. Owing to his brilliant organisation and fine leading of, his company, the raid was a com- plee success. Capt. Higginson as the son of Mr. John Hig- ginson, M.R.C.V.S., The Hollies, Knockin. Capt. IYIILLIA'-N,l JOHNSONI, .NI.D,, Capt. WILLIAM JOHNSON, M.D.. R.A.M.C., He led the bearer division of his unit for seven consecutive days during heavy fighting. He was repeatedly under fire when rescuing the wounded. He has always seit a fine example of courage. I Capt. Johnson i.s a nephew of Mi*. S. R. Johnson, the Royal Hotel, Llangollen, WIlere he as well known and highly respected. Temp. Capt. HUGH LLOYD WILLIAMS, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. j For conspicuous gallantry in accion.' During ? t several days of fighting, h:s sk:U. courage, and energy were invaluable. Though badly bruised by a fragment of shell, he stuck to his duty and continued doing line work. Capt. Williams is the third son of Mr. John Williams, inspector of postmen, and Mrs. Wil- liams, Garemont, Bangor. He was a. student of the University College of North Wales, Ban- gor, and president of the S?udent8' Represen- tative Committee. I DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL, Sergt. GEORGE PRICE, King's Shropshire Light Infaniiry. 8ert. Prioo its a son of Mrs. A. Price, 16, Elm fetreet, Greenfields, S hrewsbury, and b u ther of P.S. Price, of the Shrewsbury borough police force. When war broke ouit, he was ill the employ of the Greatr- Western Railway Co. at Garnant, and before removing' to South Wales was at Rossett. He joined up at the end of August, 1914, and lefc. for France the followIng July. A shout time ago, he ",aB "eected to talqe a party to raid a merman trench. In tthis, they were successful, account- mg for 15 of the enemy and taking Dye pri- soners- He golf; hils men back witli inly on» i casualty. For it his he was praised b 37 h 1S "I manding officer, who in due cour¡tfj Ù,( ( In- mendecl lulll for meritorious service. TJriJi MILITARY MEDAL. The Military Medal has also been awi .'de i to the following non-com missioned officers and r en of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers:—Sergt. R. A. i ICon, Pte. 0. Berry, Pte. H. Jiithell, Pte. H. Cooper, Sergt. V. Davidson, Pr.e. J Dwyer, Ccrpl. W. F. Earp, Pte. S. Elliott, Pte. Eirerv, Sergt. E. W. Gillbe, Se,rgt. H. R. Goldsby Lanc«- Corpl: J. Hogan, Pte. B. J. I-lowells, ("P:. C. Ibbotson, Pte. W. E. F. Jones, Sergt. li. Marke, Pte. W. Pembertoiij Sergt. H. G. Prime, P
Plucky Llangollen Postman
Plucky Llangollen Postman. ) CONDUCT THAT SHOULD BE I REWARDED. The piucky p,romptI'tudie, of DAv,!(k JOllS. 19, Church I Street, Llanigollen, employed as a. postman at the. local post office; resulted, on Monday afternoon, in what might, but for Ms' timely inter- vention, have provedi a v€iry serious accidemt in Church Streeit. A miller's cart, bearing a' load of sacks of flour, was standing at the door of the Model Bakery audi in it two litffle children were seated, the load being temporarily lett without control. Some. thing caused the horse to teulel fzight, and it bolted at headlong speed down the streiet, the helpless children soreamiiiig in tenrcT. Approaching the I Church, the roadway narrows audi it appeare.d all but impossible that a collision with very serious consequenceis could be avoided at thia point, to. wards which the horse was dashing; when, suddenly, issuing from the dio;Dir of his residence. Postman Jones took a flying leap at the cart m it passed, sciambled) into and, by what appeared an almost eupeThuman effort, pulled the horse back upon its hüuniChes having grDplEXI for amd seized the reins, within a few yawfe of the dangerous corner. The little ones certainly owe their escape from serious injury. if not their lives, to the presence of mind and plucky reaonwefutoess displayed by the post- man; and the opinion of all who witnessed the feat ts that particular; of it should officially boe brought to the notice of the authorities in the'right quarters to secure its reward.
BANGOR ISYCOEDi CLERICAL.-The R^ J. F. Hughes, a brother of Mr. Hughes, The Ponkey, has been preferred to the living of Spexhall and Wissets, Suffolk. DOUBLE BEREAVEMENT.-Mrs. Pady, Pickhill, has sustained a double bereavement by the death of her great grandmother, aged -99, and of her brother on the French battle- field. The latter'js commanding officer wrote: "I much regret to inform you that your brother was killed in action by a bullet wound under the heart. His team was called upon to carry out a hazardous enterprise under very heavy lire, and it may be a consolation to you to know that he faced the danger quite daunt- lessly, and carried out his duties with great coolness. Another brother of Mrs. Pady, Pte. Fred. Taylor, R.E., was wounded the second time last weeit, and is now lying in a Sheffield Hospital.
CAPEL AC EGLWYS
CAPEL AC EGLWYS. Y mae y Parch. Robert Evans, y cenhadwr hynaf ar Fryniau Khasia, wedi dychwelyd adref, oherwydd sefyllfa ei ieehyd, ac yn byw yn Tre'rgerddi, Llanidloes. A Pregethai Mabon, A.S., yng nghapel yr Annibvnwyr yn Llandrinclod, ac ymblith ei wrandawyr yr oedd Dr. Campbell Morgan, Principal Forsyth, Dr. Edwards, ac ereill o'r enwogion. Yr wythnos ddiweddaf cyflwynwyd anrhegion liardd i'r Parch. Gwilym H. Havard, M.A., B. D., Mrs. Havard, a'r plant, gan gynulleidfa eglwys Clwyd Street, Rhyl, ar eu hymadawiad i Aberearn. Rhoddwyd oriawr aur i Mr. Havard, bracelet' aur i Mrs. Havard, fountain pen i Miss Enid Jones (nith Mr. a Mrs. Havard) a Master Augustine Havard, a brooch aur i Miss Joan Havard. Siaradodd amryw gyfeillion am lafur Mr. Havard a'j gysylltiad hapus ef a'r dref, a diolchodd Mr. Havard drosto ei hun a'r teulu. Cofnodir marwolaeth y Parch. W. R. Saun- ders, gweinidog gyda'r 'Bedyddwyr Saesoneg, Bangor. Brodor o Gasnewydd oedd Mr. Saunders, a chyn symud i Fangor bu'n gwasan- aethu yng Nghaergybi. Yr oedd yn fugail yr Eglwys Seisnig ym Mangor er's 38 mlynedd, ae yn fawr ei barch ymysg pob enwad. Yr oedd hefyd yn un o arweinwyr ei enwad yn y sir, a chymerai ran flaenllaw yng ngweithred- iadau eymanfa flynyddol Bedyddwyr Seisnig Gogledd Cymru. Yr oedd yn.66 mlwydd oed. Claddwyd ei weddillion ym mynwent Glanadda ddydd Gwener. Cyflwynwyd adroddiad ar y Comisiwn ynglyn a Phrifysgol Cymru gan Bwyllgor Athrofa'r Methodistiaid i'r Gymdeithasfa ym Mangor yr wythnos yraa. Dyma eu hawgrymiadau :—(1) Na bo ond un Brifysgol i Gymru a Sir Fynwy, a honno yn parhau yn seiliedig ar yr egwyddor o undeb ,It chydweithrediad rhwng y gwahanol i golegau cenedlaethol. (2) Yn eiii barn ni da fyddai i holl addysg Cymru fod yn hollol rydd a didal. (3) Wrth weled y cynnydd dirfawr a wneir ymbob cangen o wybodaeth, ae wrth ystyried y lie amlvvg y mae crefydd a diwinydd- ia,eth wedi gael ym mywyd ein gwlad, yr ydym yn gwbl argyhoeddedig fod yr amser wedi dod pryd y dylid rhoddi i ddiwinydcliaeth ei lie priodol ymysg y gwydcloran ei-eill yn y Colegau Cenedlaethol. I sicrhau hynny ystyriwn y dylid gwneud y cyfnewdiadau angenrheidiol yn Siarter y Colegau hynny. (4) Y dylid penodi athrawon a darlithwyr rnewn diwinyddiaeth yn y Colegau Cenedlaethol nr ol cydvmgynghoriad a Bwrdd Cyfarwyddol, ar yr hwn y bo-eyf- I eisteddfodau y gwahanol Golegau Diwiiiyddol fo rnewn pertliynas a'r Brifysgol yn meddu cyn- rychiolaeth ddigonol. (5) Y dylid cydnabod pynciau cynortliiiyol i efrydiaeth o ddiwinydd- iaeth, e,g." Groeg y Testament Newydd, Heb- raeg, Hanesiaeth Èglwysig, fel cwrs rheolaidd am y radd o B.A. (6) Ystyriwn fod yn gwbl angenrheidiol i bob pregethwr ieuanc fod yn myned drwy, neu wedi myned drwy, unrhyw gwrs diwinyddol y dichon y Brifysgol ei ddar- paru, fyned i goleg pertliynol i'n Cyfundeb ni ein hunain, i gael ei hyfforddi mewn diwinydd- iaeth athrawiaethol a bugeiliol, hanes y cyfundeb, etc., ac i dderbyn pob cynhorthwy i feithrin ynddo ei hun ddefosiwn a chrefydd- older ysbryd ar gyfer gwaith eysegredig gwein- idogaeth y Gair.
I THE CHURCHES I
I THE CHURCHES. I The funeral took place on Friday, of the Rev. W. R. Saunders, for 38 years pastor of the English Baptist Church, Bangor. The Rev. J. E. Williams, late rector of Port- ma doc. was inducted to the living of Gresford, on Friday, by the Ven. Archdeacon Fletcher, The ceremony followed evensong, and was well attended. At its conclusion the bells rang out a, merry peal. The Rev. John Lloyd, Wesleyan minister, Machynlleth, preached his farewell srJLOn at the Tabernacle chapel last week prior to hav- ing for the Aberdare circuit. During their three years' stay in the town ooth Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd have made themselves very popular, and their departure is much regretted. Mr. Lloyd's success is the Rev. R. W. Jones, Bryn- mawr, who took up duty on Sunday. The Rev. D. R Davies, curate, Llangollen, has accepted the living of Weston Rhyn, in the gift of Lord Trevor. He was one of three curates who early in the war joined up at Llan- gollen and came unscathed through the fighting at' Gallipoli and Suvla Bay, subsequently ac companying his regiment, the Royal Welsh, to Egypt. He was invalided home uboui a couple of .months ago suffering from throat trouble caused by the tropical climate. Weston Rhyn is one of the border parishes that will not be affected by the Welsh Church Bill, should it come into operation. The death is announced after. only two days' illness, of the Rev. Christian Mortimer, M.A., a well known Shropshire clergyman,' who was for 24 years Canon Residentiary of Lichfield Cathedral. Deceased had a long, active, and useful career in the ministry. He was ordained deacon in 1859 at Hereford, and was licensed to the curacy of Eaton Bishop. In 1854 he was appointed curate of Myddle, and from that year until his appointment to a canonry of Lichfield, all his ministerial life was spent in Shropshire. In 1868 he was preferred to the vicariate of Grinshill, and from 1871 to 1880 he was vicar of Ash, Salop. For ten years, 1880 to 1890, he was rector of Pitchford, and while there he was appointed to the prebendal stall of Dassett Parva in Lichfield Cathedral. In 1890 he re- ceived the appointment to a residentiary can- onry in Lichfield Cathedral and to the prebendal stall of Offley and Plixton. For many years the reverend gentleman did valuable work as liocesan inspector of schools for the arch-1 deaconry of Salop and also as chairman of the StafYordshft-e Police Court Mission.
Picked up in the Desert I
Picked up in the Desert. I MUCH TRAVELLED "LLANGOLLEN I ADVKR TISERS." Driver E..Davies, Transport Section, R.W.F.. writes home to a. friend at Corwicn:—"Dear Old Pal,-l dare say vou will be glad to have these few lines, which 1 found in the 'Llangollen Ad- | ver^iser,' which I picked up in this part of the desert plaoe called Kantara, where we are now fighting the Turks." The poem that, attracted the notice of the young soldier appealed in "Tipyn o Bob Peth." an our issue of July 7th, and is a parody of "Tipperary," beginning "It's a long, long, way 'to Alberdovey" and was written by W. E. Edwacls, son of Ellis Edwards, fish dealer, Llangollen, who will doubtless be glad to hear that, 'the efforts of his muse has carried sô far and so soon; arodi that, to one weary Tommy of the Royal Welsh they made the desewt places of Kantara blostsom like ',tI he rose. By the way, three months ago another soldier from the dis- trict forwarded home to friends in Llangollen a scrap of the "Lla.ng'ol?n 'Advertiser," w??ch he found when rou?a ma.rchmg 'in India. So we get about.
f iHYN AR LLALL
f HYN A'R LLALL. Ceisia certwyr Manceinion gael yehwanegiad o 4s. n yr wythnos yn eu cytlogau. í: mae afalau yn ddwbl y pris CN a y rhyfel. Casglwyd y swm of 250,000p. at. Gronfa Coffa Arglwydd Kitchener. Dycld Sadwrn cyrhaeddodd Cronfa'r Fren- hines er cynorthwyo y Merched Diwaith, y swm o 170,000p. Bwriada Cynghor Sirol Dinbych sierhau ystad o ddwy fil o aceri o dir, palasdy, a nifer o fferiiiycici, yn agos i Golwyn Bay, er aefydlu trefedigaeth ar gyfer milwyr wedi eu rhyddhau o'r fvddin. Yn Eastbourne torodd dyn i mewn i fasnach- dy dilla,d. LIadrataodd yr holl arian allodd gael gafael arnynt. Y na" gwisgodd am dano mewn dillad newydd, gan adael ei hen ddillad mewn gwter. Ymddangosodd Madam Laura Evans-Wil- liains, y gantores fwyn o Henllan, am y waith gyntaf erioed rnewn opera, yr wythnos ddiweddaf, yn y Pier PaviKon, Colwyn Bay. Cymerodd ran Marguerite yn "Faust." Rhoddodd y soprano bersain foddlonrwydd cyffredinol. Yn y "Jewel Song" gwejreidd- iodd y cynulliad, a bu raid iddi ail ganu. Y mae yn deilwng o sylw i Madam Laura Evans- Williams ddechreu ei gyrfa gerddorol yn y Band of Hope a'r cyfarfod cystadleuol.' Dywed un Hi yw yr oreu er dyddiau Madam Patti am gymeryd rhan Marguerite yn Faust.' Cyhoeddwvd testynau Eisteddfod Genedl- aethol Birkenhead (1917) yr wythnos ddiweddaf. Yn yr adran lenyddol y mae pedair cystadleuaeth, a'r brif traethawd yw (yn Gymraeg neu Saesneg), Bywyd a nodweddion Cymreig yn nyddiau y Frenhines Elisabeth." Cynygir chwech o wobrwyon am farddoniaeth. 1 Testyn awdl y gadair yw "Yr Arwr," a'r goron, I "Pwyll, Pendefig Dyfed." Y mae saith o gystadleuon mewn rhyddiaeth, a chynhwysant draethawd, Dyfodol yr Ysgol Sul yng Nghymru," etc. Y mae un-a'r-hugain o gys- tadleuon yn yr adran gerddorol. Yn y brif gystadleuaeth gorawl y darnau 3-dynt, I am the god Thor (Elgarj a'r Mebynod (E. T. Davies), ac i gorau merched Summer wind (E. M'Dowell). a From the Greenheart of Waters (Qoleridge Taylor). Cyfeirir at ddewrdder caplan Cymreig mewn llythyr i'w rieni oddiwrth swyddog milwrol o Aberystwyth sydd yn gwasanaethu gyda'r fyddin yn Ffraingc. Y noson o'r blaen (meddai) yr oeddwn yn dycbwelyd o'r 'firing line gyda nifer o wageni, ae yn canfod nifer o glwyfedigion yn cerdded am yr ysbyty gofyn- ais iddynt ddod i'r gwageni. Siaradais ag un ohonynt, a gofynais iddo ai Cymro oedd. Atebodd yntau mae ie, a'i fod yn dod o Wrec- sam. Yr oedd yn filwr ir earn. Ar ol des- grifio y gwaith ardderchog a gyflawnodd y Royal Welsh Fusiliers yn y frwydr, a'r modd y bu iddynt feddianu gwarchffos, dywedodd mai'r dewraf yn eu plith oedd eu caplan, yr hwn a vveinyddai ar y clwyfedigion ynghanol ergydion y gelyn. Pan ofynais iddo pwy oedd y caplan yr oeddwn yn falch o'i glywed yn ateb mai boneddwr o Aberystwyth oedd, y Parch. D. Cynddelw Williams." Cyn iddo fyned yn gaplan yr oedd Mr. Williams yn weinidog ar eglwys y Methodistiaid Calfioaidd I ym Mhenygroes.
BOXING AT OSWESTRY I
BOXING AT OSWESTRY. I, There was again an excellent attendance at the Drill Hall, Oswesti'y, on Friday night, a tifl"- rate prog-ra.mme having been arranged by L;«ut. Preston for the delectation of those present. Five bouts filled the programme, the mosit important, that between Pte. Billy Bradley, 9th King's, and Jack Conn, Tylorgtown, being reserved for the close. These two mien had met on two previous occasions, tihe tirat time at the Liverpool Stadium, when Bradley, getting up from a sick bed, was knocked out, and on the second occasion at this hall the pre,vioUJs Friday night, when Bradley "fedt punished Conn that the latter's seconds obliged to thrown up the sponge. So dissatis- fied was Conn with the fig-lit, and evidently con- sidering himself the better man. that he matched himself against Bradley for £ 25, and at once won't into training under Dai Davies, of Tylorg- town, better known as "Chips," the spa,rring partner of Johnny Bash am. Bradley, however, was so assured of his superior,itv tliait he refrained from gomg into training. His confidence was thoroughly justified by the result, for, after tak- ing things easy up to the fifth round, he in- creased the pace in the sixth and got the mea- sure of his man in the seventh, geut-ing him to the ground with a hard punch on the body. Conn, aftier being counted out, appealed for a foul. One of the medical officers in the audience was appealed to. lie examined Conn below the belt, and, having declared that he could find no sign of a foul. the referee, Pte. Bob Tolley, amid loud applause, gave Bradley the victo-ry. In the first round Bradiey got home some nice right and left-hand blows on Conn's body, the latter belngdown for two seconds following a. nasty blow on the jaw. In the next meeting, Cinn delivered a nasty blow with his left on his opponent's head, Bradley returning the compli- i i-iient with an unwelcome punch on the nose. The third round saw the 1: ylorsltQwn lad a bit groggy, but he recovered himself in the fourth and made up a few lost points. Bradley scored agafin at the fifth meeting, and in the sixth round gave Conn, wtho first got- in an uppercut, some, nasty hooks to the jaw. The first minute of the seventh round, however, saw the end. Bradley forced matters right away, and with a heavy body blow put the Welshman completely out. after a really good and well-contested fight. The opening fight was between Lance-Corpl. McNiff, 7th K.L.R., and Lance-Corpl. Smith, 8rh K.L.R., but ifc did not go far, Smith showing himself to be quite anonoo and no match for McNiff. the referee in che third round very pro- perly stopping the encounter m the lattier's favour. The ten-round congest between Eddie Harvey. -Barrow-in-F urness, and J. McDonald, Warrington, went the full limit, the result being a draw. These two men had met previously at the Liverpool Stadium, McDonald winning on » points. Corp!. Blanch of the Herefords, and Young Crane, of Blackburn, next took the ring, the firsttnamed in the 15th and last round being declared the winner on points. This was an at- tract. ve and thoroughly cliean sporting fight. Blanche, much the heavier of he two, has an unpleasant left, though Crane showed himself his superior at in-fightmg, and was deservedly cheered on auittirig the ring. In another con- test between Pte. Nightingale, 4t;h North Lanes., and Ptie. Withers, 3rd Mons., Nightingale retired in the seventh round, there being, however, little 1 to choose between them. Pte. Kirk c)hatlen,ed the winner, -and they will doubtless meet on Fri- day. McNiff. dissatisfied with his encounter, has matched himself against Smith, and t he pair will meet again on Friday.
An Army Order issued on Thursday dealing with pensions and gratuities for dependents of deceased soldiers, provides that in the case of a parent or parents partly dependent there may be substituted for the limit of 5s. a week such an amoiint as will, with any income re- ceived by the dependent, make up the total in- come to the rate of widows' pension, or to the amount of ascertained dependence if, less.,