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m IN MEMORY OP OUR FALLEN BRAVE. REGIMENTAL MEMORIAM CARDS Can now be Supplied Stamped with any Regimental Crest. PLEASE ASK TO SEE OUR SPECIAL BOOK. "Reporter" Office, 3 Blue Street, Carmarthen. I AUTUMN & WINTER SEASON WE ARE NOW SHOWING Novelties for Autumn and Winter Wear. IN ALL DEPARTMENTS, We particularly wi»h t« mention our COLLECTION of NEW FUR MODELS whioh are all CAREFULLY BBLECTED AND HIGH-GRADE SKINS. The striking NEW MILLINERY FASHIONS are The striking NEW MILLINERY FASHIONS are well represented, in addition to the more extreme Models. Many skilful adaptions, equally chic in their way, produced by our own Milliners, will be offered at strictly moderate prices. A VISIT OF INSPECTION IS SOLICITED.- HENRY THOMAS & SONS 2 CUILDHALL SQ., CARMARTHEN. ;i I ifrrT-Tt ■ VIUUB.V B;OTII- w, are Agents Nj Burberry's & Dunvard's Conduit Coats. .4 i -g I i .I I i i I BOOKBINDING. | Established Over Fifty Years. D. TITUS WILLIAMS EOO:K:BIN:DER, ETC., I CHAPEL STREET, CARMARTHEN. The Best and Cheapest House in South Wales for all Classes of Binding. Those who are taking any Histories of the War in parts, should get them put into cases or bound before they become torn and worthless. Books bound in Publishers Oases at Publisher's Prices. BOOKBINDING TO THE TRADE. "Rnni^RTMnTMn I AUTUMN, 1916. Misses LEWIS & CLARES Showrooms are now complete with a full range of High-Class Millinery, Furs, Umbrellas, Veilings, &c. Cavendish House, 4I King Street, Carmarthen, G- Wk R. THE RECRUITING OFFICER, CARMARTHEN, asks for INFORMATION regarding the following men, as to whether they (a) have joined the Army (b) are excepted from the provisions of the Military Service Acts, 1916 (c) are in possession of a definite certificate or badge exempting them from liability for Military Service. (d) are in a reserved occupation (e) have moved to another district, &c., &c The above information is required to complete records in Recruiting Offices and any communication WILL BE TREATED IN STRICT CONFIDENCE. Group System No NAME (SURNAME FIRST) AGE. LAST ADDRESS. or Military Service Act I Jones, David Samuel 20 years Penlan Voss Farm, Carmarthen Class 3 2 Jones, J. R. Bont Farm, Abergwili Class man 3 Jones, Jenkin 39 » Lleithi, Rhydargaeau Road, Car- Class 22 marthen 4 Thomas, David 18 Llanchynadda, Llanllawddog Class 2 5 Williams, J. H. 26 Glyn Cottage, Henllan, Whitland Class 32 6 Evans, Benj. 20 » Cilerny Farm, Abernant, Talog-road Class 3 7 Thomas, Thos. 22 » Moor Farm, Whitland Class 5 8 Thomas, A. R. D. 36 „ 3 Chapel-street, Carmarthen Class 42 9 Morgan, Ch. 19 „ 6 St. Catherine-street, Carmarthen Group 2 10 John, Herbert 27 „ (Engineer) Lanteague, Whitland Class 10 II Thomas, Harold 36 „ Derw, Mydrim, St Clears, late of Class 19 Gwelfryn, Cwmmawr, Tumble 12 Taylor, Alfred 20 „ Late of Glasfryn Farm, Llangun- Class 3 « nock (discharged Soldier) 13 Evans, John J9 » Pentinascoed, near Carmarthen Class 2 14 Young, B. 22 „ 7 Davies Town, Pensarn Class 27 15 I Powell, E. M. 29 „ 23 Pare Place, Carmarthen Class 11 16 1 Parry, John 24 „ late of Penlan Voss, Carmarthen Group 7 WEDDING CARDS. Anyone re Anyone requiring the above should, before placing their orders, send for our NEW SPECIMEN BOOK OOMTAININQ THB CHOICEST DESIGNS CABDI AND PBICIS SUITABLE FOR ALL CUBB6 TRANSFER of BUSINESS THE BUSINESS formerly carried on by my late husband at 25 Bridge Street, has been disposed of to Messrs. D. H. Rees & Company, of Carmarthen, whc will take over as and from the 24th inst., and trade at the above address. PHCEBE MORRIS, Widow of the late W. S. Morris 0- EXPIRATION OF LEASE. GENUINE SALE OF THE ENTIRE STOCK OF WATCHES, CLOCKS, JEWELLERY, SILVER AND • ELECTRO PLATE. ETC. I —— 20 PER CENT. REDUCTIONS. —— 4/- in the £ Allowed Off the Plain Marked prices on every Article. II. REEVES, Jeweller, 41A, KING STREET, CARMARTHEN. OAI C MA\A/ ^Kl AND WILL CONTINUE UN riL FURTHER OALt INUW UIN NOTICE. TERMS-CASIL "nTTDTATn miTT? TIT A T> we stand between the Public & High Prices inQ I 9 U JtilJX \JT A ri Pi W J^LJlV Men's, Boy's & Youths' Ready-to-wear Goods.f| OVERCOATS in all the Latest Materials including NAPS in GREYS, BROWNS, AND HEATHERS, for Men, Youths & Boys at PRE-WAR PRICES. We never had a better selection. The Coat (as illustration) in Rubber, 26s. lid, to 39s. Egyptian Cotton, Guaranteed Waterproof, 36s. to 50s. Known all over the World as the "Peltinvain" & I IN. & C. Coat. First on the Market and still the most popular MEN'S PANTS AND VESTS, GLOVES, FLANNEL SHIRTS, BOY'S JERSEYS, Etc. at OLD PRICES. You say from hearing other people talk, how is it we can do it f Well, we are doing it. Come and see for yourselves. Don't throw your money away on dear and inferwr goods. -J -f> 7- C! ) ¡ We have secured, and have to-day in Stock, a VERY SPECIAL LOT OF MEN'S ALL WOOL DAY SHIRTS. Splendid Patterns 7/6 & 10/6 each. MEN'S ALL WOOL PYJAMAS SUITS 12/6 each. BIG HAT EVAN MORRIS & CO., SX CARMARTHEN CARMiABTHElT. Important Sale of very desirable Freehold Property. !«»■—. "• i-uiijijirij, nas oeen favoured with instructions from H. G. Powell, Esq., to SELL by AUCTION, at the BOAR'S HEAD HOTEL, on SATURDAY, 9th day of DEC- EMBER, 1916, at 2 p.m. (Subject to such Con- ditions as shall be there and then read), THE MOST DESIRABLE FREEHOLD PROPERTY as follows Lot I.-The well-planned Residence known as LAMPETER VELFREY COTTAGE. Situate with a frontage of 75 feet in the Parade and 30 feet to the Avenue, containing 4 commodious Bed- rooms, Dressing-room, Bath-room and Lavatory (b. and c.) Box-room, 2 Reception-rooms, Study, Kitchen and Seullery, Celler and Out-offices. Let at present at a rental of 211) per annumn. Lot 2.— BRYN AMLWG. A^modern-built and very convenient House, Bituate with a frontage of 20 feet in the Avenue, and with a depth front to back of 75 feet, containing 3 large Bed- rooms, Bath-room and Lavatory (h. & c.). Box room, 2 Reception-rooms, Pantry, Scullery, Coal Cellar, Greenhouse at the back. Let at a rental of £25. Lot 3.- RICHMOND HOUSE. A very neat and substantially-built House, situate with a 20 feat frontage in Richmond Terrace, having a depth from front to back of 87 feet, containing 3 Bedrooms, Bathroom and Lavatory (b. & c.), 2 Reception-rooms, Kitchen, Pantry, Scullery, Out- offioes. Let at a rental of £19 per annum. For further particulars apply to the Auctioneer, at his Office, Aberayron, or to D. PENNANT JAMES, ESQ., Solicitor. Ahamvron. I _m_, -r- NOW IS THE TIME TO SELL OLD GOLD AND SILVER Cash sent or offers made by return for articles sent by post. Best Prices Paid. John Williams, WATCHMAKER, LAMMAS-ST. CARMARTHEN. Established 1836. AYR KNITTING YARNS 3 Ply Wheeling 4 Ply Double Knitting 5 Ply Fingering may be procured by RETAILERS through Agents or DIRECT from the MANU- FACTURERS. Write for samples and prices:— JAMES TEMPLETON i SON, LTD., THE WORSTED MILLS, A YR, SCOTLAND, FOR THE BLOOD IS THE LIFE.-Clarke's Blood Mixture is warranted to cleanse the blood of all impurities, from whatever cause arising. For Scrofula, Scurvy, Eczema, Bad Legs, Abscesses, Ulcers, Glandular Swellings, Skin and Blood diseases Pimples and Sores of all kinds. Its effects are marvellous. Over 50 years success. Thousands of testimonials. In bottles, 2s 9d each, of all chemists and stores. Ask for Clarke's Blood Mixture and do j not be persuaded to take an imitation. TO ADVERTISERS. PREPAID SCALE OF CHARGES FOR ADVERTISING IN THE REPORTER. Nn. of One three Six Insertions. Insertions. b d ad a d, 20 1 0 2 3 3 6 28 1 6 3 6 4 6 36 2 0 4 0 5 6 44 2 6 4 6 6 6 The above scale only applies to the Situation9* To Lets," and "To be Hold by Private Treaty, closes of Advertisements, and omst be paid for in' advance, or the ordinary credit rate will be charged, HALFPENNY STAMP3, or Postal or Post Office Orders, payable to M. LA WRENOE, at Carmarthen, Replies may be made addressed to the Reporter Office, and will be forwarded to advertisers when stamped envelopes are sent. IN MEMORIAM CARDS—We have a large and assorted stock to select from. Prices to suit all classes—Reporter Office, Carmarthen. classes—Reporter Office, Carmarthen. JAMES JONES, Billposter and Advertising Agent for Kidwelly and neighbouring Villages. All work duly executed.. Address :-Station Road, Kidwelly. MESSRS GORDON SPIERS & Co. have for SALE through Labour difficulties, 14 light and heavy van and wagon horses; also 2 weighty wagon Mares in foal to the noted Shire, Rural Benedicte," All warranted sound and good workers in all gears. Ages, 5 to 7 years Heights, 15 to 17 i hands; 7 days' trial; Prices, £ 15 to 240.-Apply Manager's Office, 3a Churchway, Euston Koad, London, opposite St Prancas Church. — —— TO LET, STABLE AND HAY LOFT on the Pothouse, immediate possession. Apply—Wm. Harries, 16 Magazine Row. j — YISITING CARDS from Is 6d for 50; Printed on Ivory Cards.—Reporter Office, Carmarthen, — — WEDDING CARDS-Prices and styles to suit V T all Classes. Speciment Book, containing the Latest and Choicest Designs, sent on application.- Reporter Office, Carmarthen. WANTED, STOKER; also General Labourer j capable of qualifying as Stoker.—Apply. Manager, Gas Works, Carmarthen. .— — WANTED, Apprentice to General Furnishing T V and Builders' Ironmongery.—John Colby Evans, 122 Lammas Street, Carmarthen RAILWAY COMPANY requires QUALIFIED WOMEN CARTERS immediately. Good Wages with War Bonus. Full Uniform supplied. —Apply. Goods Superintendent, G.W.R., Davis Street, Cardiff. Assembly Rooms, Carmarthen. THE 49th ANNUAL ST. PETER'S CUES TEEE WILL BE HELD On THURSDAY, JANUARY 4th, 1917 THE HIGH SHERIFF OF THE COUNTY W. Y. NEVILL, Esq., has kindly consented to open tee TREE at 2.30 p.m. STALL HOLDERS: The Vicarage Stall-Ilrs Parry Griffiths. Fancy Stall—'Mrs Lester. Do. and Toy Stal.1-illiss G. E. M. White, King street. Do.—Mrs Jenkins, 10, Queen street. Refreshment Stall-.Nirs W. Thomas, Hall Street. Farmers' Ditto.—'Mrs liar Edwards, Bedw House. Flower and Sweet Still-Ifi-.s PUgll Evans, The Parade. Tea Stall.—Mrs Nicholas, IG, S pi 1 in a n street. Coffee Do-Lllj-s Parry. 1, Spilman street. Contributions in money and kind are earnestly .solicited and fan be sent to any one of the above Stall-holders. ADMISSION-ONE SHILLING. TO ALL HOUSEHOLDERS IN THE BOROUGH OF CARMARTHEN. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that all persons desirous of being registered aa persons willing to take Munition Workers in their houses as lodgers are asked to furnish their name and address to the HEAD CONSTABLE, at his Office, the Borough Police Station, Car- marthen, forthwith. By Order, H. BRUNEL WHITE, Town Clerk. Town Clerk's Office, Carmarthen, 30th November, 191 CARMARTHENSHIRE EDUCATION COMMITTEE. SCHOOL ATTENDANCE OFFICER. APPLICATIONS are invited for the post of Temporary School Attendance Officer for the Pembrey and Kidwelly District. Salary B75 per annum, and 2s. per week for travelling expenses and stationery. Candidates must be ineligible for Military Service Applications, in candidates own handwriting, to- gether with copies of three recent testimonials and endorsed Attendance Officer" are to be sent to the undersigned on or before 9th December, 1916. J. W. NICHOLAS, Clerk of the Education Committee. County Education Offices, Carmarthen.
CARMARTHEN MARI.ET.—The supply & demand at the weekly market wera up to the usval stand- ard. Quotations :-Butter in pats is. i I id. & 2s. ank in casks is. lojd. per lb; eggs, 7 & 8 for 2s poultry-fowls, 3s. 6d. to 4s. 6d. each chickens, is. 8d. per lb; cheese-Caerphilly IS. 4d. and Welsh 8d. per lb potatoes, I IS. to 12s. 6d. per cwt. COAL DELIVERY.—Owing to a change in my delivery men on Saturday next all my custom. ers who have in the past purchased coal from my carts are respectfully requested to send in their orders on Friday to the Blue Street Yard. or 8, Quay street. This is necessary to avoid disappointment, in delivery.—T. Bland Davies. WOUNDED ENTERTAINED.—Wounded soldiers at the Red Ciross Hospital were royally enter- taiined at the Church House on Friday last. A sumptuous tea was parta-ken of, kindly pro- vided by Mrs H. Reeves, King street, and Mrs Evan Jones, Greenbank. Afterwards a very enjoyable programme was gone through, Mr and Mrs Lewis Giles being responsible for the various items. The gallant heroes spent a most enjoyable time, and passed a hearty vote of thanks to their hosts. FOOTBALL.—The Grmmnr School XV were again victorious on Saturday last by six points to nil, their opponents being Llanelly County School. The scoring was all done in the first half, George Thomas scoring a try and T. W. Griffiths (cpatain) kicking a penalty. Mr T. H. Jenkins was the referee. The Grammar School aire to be congratulated upon their victory as their opponents were iby far a bigger llot. MOTHBRS UNION.—Mrs Davies, ot. Paul s Vicara;ge, Llanelly, gave an able address to a well attended meeting of the St. Peter's Branch of the (Mother's Union at the Church House on Thursday last. Tea was after- word a snirmlied. -r r-
Kings Bailiff at Carmarthen
King's Bailiff at Carmarthen. PURCHASE OF CATTLE AT PIBWITLAVYD. On Wednesday last, Mr Payne, the King's bailiff, paid a special visit to Mr D. Phillips, Pibwrlwyd, Cairmairthen, for the purpose of purchasing cattle. As a result thirty-one beautiful black bullocks were despatched to Windsor Park. This is the tenth year in succession that Mr PhiUips has sold cattle to the King.
Red Cross Hospital Milk Supply
Red Cross Hospital Milk Supply. LETTER FROM A CONTRACTOR. To the Editor Carmarthen Weekly Reporter. Sir,—May I through the medium of your — «4 the public generally that no one was more surprised than myself to hear that the Red Cross Hospittal Committee at Carmarthen paid Is 8d per gallon for milk. I have regularly supplied milk to the institution since its for- mation at Is per gallon until September 16th thi,s year, when owing to the extra cost of feed- ing stuffs, etc., I had reluctantly to rtise the price to Is 4d per gallon, which is the highest price I have ever had for milk from the hos- pital. It is now for the other contractors to write and give the price they receive and so clear the matter openly in the eyes of he public. Thanking you in anticipation for n. serting this letter. Yours truly, E. THOMAS. Bronhaiul, Penlan road, Carmarthen, Novembbr 27th, 1916.
Local Weddings. RBKS-OURMUK. A marriage was celebrated at St. Peter s Church on Saturday last when Corpl. J. Rees, R,A.IM.O., son of Mr Rees, Brynglae, Towya, Garnant was married to Miss C. O. Oumick, daughter of Mr and Mrs E. Curnick, Clyne, The Avenue, Carmarthen. The Rev B. Parry Griffiths (Vicar) officiated. The bride, who was smartly attired in a Ilue costume ond a blue hat to match, was given away by her uncle, MrD. Johns, clerk, H.M. Prison, Carmarthen, while she was attended by her sister, alias May Curnick, as bridesmaid. The best man was Mr Rnpert Evans, relieving officer, Tabernacle aterrace. After the ceremony the bridal party pair took of a sumptuous repast at the bride's home, after which Corpl. and Mrs Rees left for Swansea for their honeymoon. The bride- groom has been out in Franco for many months and has; taken part in actios on the Somme front. He wasinvalided home a. few weeks ago. GRACO—KNGWLES. A marriage was celebrated at the English Wealyan Chapel, Carmarthen, on Tuesday,, between Mr Fred Graeo, a native of London, and Miss Alice Louise Knowles, of 24, Island row. Mr Evans, butcher, butcher, Priory street, acted as best man, and Mrs Phil Morris as bridesmaid. The Rev Vincent Taylor, the resident minister, officiated. The bride was drossed in grey and wore a mole hat, and the bridesmaid in navy blue with a white hat. Mr and Mrs Graco were the recipients of numerous useful presents.
The QaestioB of Health
The QaestioB of Health Tlio question of health is a matter which fr ture to concern us at one time or another *rhen Influenza is so prevalent as it if just now, so it is well to know what to taxe to ward off an attack of this m/iet weakening disease, this epidemic catarrh or cold of an aggravating kind, to combat it whilst under its baneful infiuGnoe, and particularly aittf an attack, for then the system is 80 lowered as to be liable to the most dangerous of com. plaints. Gwilym Evans, Quinine Bitters is acknowledged by all who have niven it a fair trial to be the best specific remedy dealine with Influen&a in All its various stages, being a Preparation skilfully prepared with Quinine and accompanied with other blood purifying aud enriching agents, suitable for the lIver, digestion, and all those ailments requiri, tonio strengthening and nerve incrett propoities. It is invaluable for those suffer- ing from colds, pneumonia, or any serious ill new, or prostration caused by tifeepleeeness. or worry of any kind, when the body has < general feeling of weakness or lassitude. Send for a copy of the pamphlet of teet.i. moniak, which carefully read and consider well, then buy a bottle (sold in two size* 2
The Churches. s The English Congregational Church at Cu- marthen have decided to adopt the new hymnal recently issued by the Congreggtional Union of England and Wales. At a meeting of Lammas street Young People's Improvement Society held on Tuesday, evening, a very interesting paper on "Charac- ter" was, read by Mr George Thomas, of the Presbyterian College. Several members also spoke on the subject. The Rer J. Dyfnallt Owen (pastor) presided. Under the heading "The Ministry of Song," Miss Eva Harries read an introductory paper at the weekly meeting of the Tabernacle C.B. Society on Thursday night last, and dwelt on the life of Frances R-idley Harverga I, the emin- ent hymnist. The discussion was well contri- buted to by the members, and the meeting was a very successful one. • ft* Thirteen ministerial students of the Old College School are or have been working at the munition works for months. Until re- cently they officiated on Sundays like minis- ters engaged in the same and similar factories. Seldom they preach at present, and some have to be on dutv everv Sundav. some narts of the
Lighting Restrictions in Carmarthen
Lighting Restrictions in Carmarthen. SOME MODIFICATIONS OBTAINED. On Friday the 24th ult. a deputation repre- senting the Carmarthen Chamber of Commerce waited on the Head Constable of Carmarthen (Mr Mayal1) in order to present their case for some modification of the present lighting, e- strictions which they contended were unneces- sarily stringent. The extension of lighting time for the Christmas season was suggested. A lengthy and amicable discussion followed the necessity of the restrictions being fully recognised on the one hand, and the conven- ience of the public on the other. The Head Constable intimated that no ol)- jection would be taken tolights in shop win- dows provided they complied with the order, and that no direct rays from the burners reached the pavement. He mentioned several shops were lights had been used, and to which no objection had been taken. At present .00 information had been received that increased lighting could be used for Christmas trade. i Other matters arose and the Head Constable said that lie had given permission to all who had asked, to use outside lights at the entrance to places of worship for 20 minutes after the conclusion of the services on Sunday evening. so as toseoure. safe exit, provided, the lisrhtAS3 were subdued im a manner similar to street lamps andwere only used at such time as was necessary. Anyone applying to him on behalf of any church or chapel for similar permission, would have their apphcation considered The Head Constable also stated that on addi- l>wi! ,7 C 8 d been decidcd upon for °PPOSite the
Markets. ducks 6s. to 6s. 6s. per counle to ;,srUcSd tUrk,T Vfry scarcc 'at Is- 5d. to 18. 5$d to is. 5id. per lb; cheese—Welsh 7Ad to SH w American and Canadian is., Caerphilly" ,s. lb; honey in pots is. to is. id. per lb • prime joints is. 3d. to is. 4d., othdr cuts is to is. id lamb is. to is. 2d.; pork is id f« \J veal is. to is. 2d. per lb. P Id' *° l5, LLANDILO—Butter started at is ud but dowd to is. lod. and is. 9d. pcr lb; e'pes 7 for uY per lb; rabb^ I*. 3d. ha?ei6d' each, and pheasants 6s. 6d nn 1,1. turkeys alive 12s. earh • couple, *L Cher c„,set; ZSriS'SfT^ Sf pork is, 4d. to is. 6d., and mutton is. 2d. per lb. JO. i