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BRECON. I The best spread for your d-aiiy bread is Morris s choicf-vt quality New Zealand butter at 1/6 per ib.—'Morris Bridge street. New Garden Seeds. Splendid selection just ar- rived. --Qua rrell. High street, Brecon. BRFcoN HUNT.—Hounds will meet Saturday, 19th, Penrheolinon: Wednesday. 23rd, Zoar, 10.45. —J. Meredith, Hon. Sec. HOSPITAL FOR FOUNTAIN PENs.-Any make Pen quickly and cheaply repaired.-A. Hughes and Bon, Stationers. 683 For C'n a If cutters, Pulpere and other Imple- inspect the ments, at before War Prices," inspect the stock at Breconshire Coal & Lime ?Co., I?d (Wharf and Market), Brecon. 397 I' Fcpurrs.N,lonmoutbab Ire recruits presented themselves at the Barracks ou Wednesday. Most of tin* men hailed from Newport. Chepstow, and Usk. NOTICE —Organisers 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. Ford Car Owners can get oil of the first grade specia'iy suitable for their cars at 1, per quart or 3! per gallon at Nott's Garage. Ship Street, Brecon. Cans not included. 472 M?-iSTERiAL.—Rev. J. Reeves Brown, superin- tendent minister (L!andrindod Wells) occupied the I pulpit at Lion Street Wesleyan Church on Sun- day. Collections were in aid of Home Missions. ZEPPELIN RAIDS.—Insurance against damage by I aircraft can be effected with Mr J. Nott, In- surance Broker. Ship Street, Brecon (J. E. Nott and Co., Ltd.) Policies issued under Government guarantee. 472 NOTICE.—Samuel Perry (late J. Perry), Posting Master, Brecon. Excellent Glaus and Covered Hearse. Carriages of every Description. Reason- able Charges. All Orders, left at 48, Free street. Brecon, promptly attended to. 236 THE LATE MR. JAMES MORGAN.—In our report of the funeral of the late Mr James -Morgan, Avenue Court, the names of Mr and Mrs Morgan (father and mother), were inadvertently omitted from the list of mourners, and Mrs Morgan (widow) from those who sent wreaths. 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. "CHRISTIANITY AND -%VAR.The series of lec "turew arranged by the Free Churches on this sub- ject have been very largely attended and are quite a success. That at the Plough Chapel on Mon- day evening by Rev. J. H. Findlay, M.A., Whit- church, was most interesting and instructive. Mr W. J. Nott, J.P., presided over a large attend- ance. "CHRISTIANITY AND WAR.The last lecture of the series will be given by the Rev. W. F. Phil- lips, B.A.. B.D.. 4:1 B.Litt., on Monday evening, February 21st. at the Plough Chapel. His sub- ject will be "The War and Reconstruction." The town will have the rare opportunity of hearing one of the most brilliant speakers of the day. At the last general election he was the Liberal Candidate for the Lower Division of Glamorgan. 504 MISSIONARY PRIZES.—At the Lion Street Wes- leyan Sunday school on Sunday, Rev. J. Reeves Brown (supt. minister) distributed the book prizes to the collectors for the Missionary Society. Pre- vious to the distribution he also gave an address to the scholars. The four scholars who collected so well and received books were Dorothy Hood- Williams, Queenie Robinson. Betty Martin, and Rex Watkins. MHN'S SERVICE.—A service for men was held at St. Mary's Church on Sunday afternoon when the address was given by Rev. E. 0. Jones (vicar of 1 Llanidloes). Mr Jones, who was a master at Christ College in the time of the late Bishop Lloyd* is one of our leading elsh translators and an eloquent preacher. On Sunday he filled the pulpits at St. John s and St. Marv s at the morn- ing and evening services respectively. 'The weekly rat-etin1?, 1 of FREE CHCRCH COUNCIL.—The weekly meeting of the teachers' preparatory class, established by the Free Church Council, was held in the Plough -evenin g Prof. John schoolroom on Friday .evening. Prof. John Evans was in charge, and he ably explained* the I international lesson from Phillippians. Prof. Evans and Principal Lewis take the class on alternate weeks, and this excellent opportunity for instruc- tion is being made good use of, judging by the, large number of teachers present. ANNUAL TEA. The annual church tea and meeting in connection with Kensington Baptist Chapel were held on Wednesday. In the after- noon a goodly number sat down to tea which was served bv Mrs Thomas, Mrs Wright, Mrs Jones, Mrs Blank and Miss Walters. In the evening a public meeting was held, when satisfactory re- ports were read by the officers of the church and Sunday school. The pastor (Rev. R. G. Thomas) afterwards gave an address on "The Ideal Church." j A WORD IN SEASON.—Owing to the unsettled I condition of the market we have, this year, se- j cured our new stock earlier than usual, and are now in a position to show you a selection of pat-I terns in wall papers which, for beauty of design I and exce llence of colouring, are unsurpassed. Patterns sent by post. Let us know your re- quirements and they shall have our best attention. Distempers by the leading makers and all other requisites for the renovation of the home stocked in great variety, at the old address Oscar Watkins, top of Lion Street, Brecon. 729 KENSINGTON GUILD.—At Kensington schoolroom last week. a missionary service was held under the -auspices of the Guild. The chair was occupied by .Rev. R. G. Thomas. Miss N. Moore (County '¡ School), gave an able address on the "Far East, followed by a solo by Miss A. Williams. A pleas- ant feature of the evening was the short addresses I by the scholars of Miss Wheeler's class. The fol- lowing nations were represented :■—"Britannia, Miss Bessie Hill: Japan, Miss Emily Hill; India, Miss Kathleen Perry China, 'Miss Edith Heather: I Africa, Miss Edith Hill. As a result of a mis- I -aionary competition a prize was awarded by Miss Wheeler. A very profitable evening was spent. j WOUNDED ENTERTAINED.—Through the kind- ness of Mrs Marshall, Dorothy Ca.fe, Castle. Street, wounded soldiers to the number of 50 were entertained to a social evening at the Par- iiiii Hall );i?.,t T' ish Hall last Wednesday night. The Mayor pre- a d sided and was supported by the Mayoress. An excellent tea 'was served, following which a mis- cellaneous programme was gone through, t.he fallowing taking part :—The Mayor, Miss Gim- son, Mr Evan Evans, Mr Roy Parry, Miss Gladys James and Master Harry Edwards. and Mrs Litchfield lent a gramophone. Miss Marshall and Mr Musk accompanied. Before leaving the guests, who thoroughly enjoyed themselves and extended their thanks to Mrs Marshall and the Mayor, were Tegaled with hot coffee and sand- wiches. "BRECON AND MKRTHYB. "-The statement of accounts show gross receipts, including estimated amount receivable from the Governmmlt£151.270, less* expenditure £ 101,179, balance ot revenue .450,091, miscellaneous receipts R5,452, bala«nce from last year's account fi)56, total net revenue SZ6,449, hss fixed charges and interest on de- j -benture stocks £41,.162. ,balance£15.0ai; less special appropriation £ -5,000, balance available for dividend £ 10,037. The above balance will suffice to pay the same dividends as a year ago, namely, the full dividend of 4 per cent. per annum upon the First Preference Stock for the year 1915, I and 2 per cent. per annum upon the Second Pre- ference Stock for the same period, carrying for- 'ward a balance of £ 1,677 to the next accounts, j The directors deeply regret to report that their I' colleague, Lieut.-Colonel Samuel Gurney SLiep- pard, D.S.O., was killed in action at Gallipoli on the 22nd August last. The vacancy has been 1 oiled by the election of Mr Leolin Foresrier-Wal- ker, J.P., Park House, Rhiwderin, Mon., a direc- tor of the Alexandra (Newport and South Wales) Docks and Railway Company. The directors re- tiring by rotation are Commander the Right Hon. Lord Tredegar, R.N.. Tredegar Park, Newport, and Captain the Right Hon. Viscount Duncan- non, M.P., 22. Portland Place, London, W., who, be^ng eligible, offer themselves for re-election. Mr Charles Fox, F.C.A., retires from the office of auditor, and offers himself for re-election.
SENNYBRIDGE. Motor Cars for hire, day or night. New and second-hand Cars and Motor Cycles supplied for C'ish o- easy terms.W. Boxhall, Sennybridge. 496
TALGARTH. 1 LAST FEW DAYS OF SALE AT D. JONES A:\D C.o..s. 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." MISSING.—News has reached Talgarth during the week that Mr Victor Bowen (who was the youngest son of the late Rev. John Bowen, late vicar of Talgarth) has been reported as missing. For some time Mr Bowen has been in France with his regiment. EVERY HOUSEWIFE SHOULD STUDY ECONOMY just now and most Talgarth House- wives know that they can get more for their money at EVANS' STORES than anywhere else. If vou are not already our customer, JOIN THE CROWD THAT ARE. b731 WEDDING.—The wedding took place on the 2nd inst.. of Mr Jonathan Alexander Davies. fifth son of Mr T. Davies (contractor, High st.) and Miss Agnes Pearson (fifth daughter of the late Mr Wm. A. Pearson, builder. Kilharn, Sterlingshire, N.B. Rev. D. Williams (vicar) officiated. Mr Chappie Davies acted as best man, and Mrs C. Davies 1 wearing a navy blue costume) as bridesmaid. The bride also wore a navy costume, and the party were conveyed to and fro by motor-car. DEATH.—On Monday the death took place of Mr T. Broome. Deceased, who was 42 years of age, had been in the employ of the Brecon and Radnor Asylum almost from its formation. Am- ongst- the staff he was always very highly esteem- ed and especially has this been evidenced during his recent trying illness. Much sympathy is felt for the widow who is left with four young child- ren. The 'funeral takes place at Talgarth Churchyard to-day (Thursday).
TALYLLYN. FOOTBALL MATCH.—A football match between Talyllyn Juniors and a Brecon team was played on the Pontwilliam ground, and resulted in a win for the Brecon team, the score being Brecon 8 goa-ls, Talyllyn 4 goals. Master Brenig Williams acted as referee. FREE CHURCH COT-CIL.-Under the auspices of this council, an entertainment was held at Pen- north Congregational Church on Wednesday last. Mr T. J. Powell, vice-president of the council. presided. There was a large attendance and an excellent programme was arranged by the mem- bers of the Free Churches comprising the council.
LLANFRYNACH. Agent wanted to sell the "Express" at LJan- frynach. For terms apply Manager, "Express" Office, Brecon.
DEVYNOCK. PRICE OF SHARES.At the Wellington Hotel, Brecon, on Friday, Mr W. J. Price (Messrs. Da vid & W. J. Price) offered for sale 50 £5 shares in 'Messrs. Dickson & Co., Ltd., Senny- bridge. The following were the buyers :-The first six lots of five shares each were purchased by Mr David Morgan, draper, Brecon, at £ 11 5sa share, 215 15s, £15 15s, £ 16. zC16 5s, and X18 15s. Three lots of fives by Mr E. Jones, Wernfigan, for X19 5s a share. Mr Jenkin Williams, t-20 5s, and another parcel of ten 'by Mr Jones. Wern- figan, at .S20 15s a share. Messrs. Thomas and -N lessrc. Thomas an d Harries were the solicitors.
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LLANDEWIR CWM 1 I FUNERAL.-—The funeral of Mrs Lydia Morgan took place at the parish church on Thursday. Prior to leaving -the house, Rev. Lewis James conducted a short service, and the hymn, "From heavenly Jerusalem's towers," was impressively sung. 'Subsequently, the cortege wended its wav to the church, where it was met by Rev. S. H. Wenham, who conducted the service in church and at the graveside. The hymn, "Por ever with the Lord." was sung. and the coffin was laid in a grave :hewn out of the rock. The chief mourners were Mr and Mrs John Williams (nephew and niece). Miss Annie Williams, Miss Gwladys Wil- liams (Pantyceln, Upper Chapel), Miss Jessie Williams (Hengwm), Mrs Daniel Williams (Lyd- brook, Builth), Mrs Thomas Watkins (West- bourne, Builth), Mr David Parry (Pengarreg), Mrs Davies (Garthfelin), Mr C. Price (Groe Street), Mrs R Jones (Pantypwlla), Miss M. Jones (Crystal House. Builth), Mrs T. W. Jones (Cwmnantgwvnne), Mrs D. Jenkins (Tynwain) and Mrs A. Davies (New Hall). The bearers were Messrs. Thomas Davies (Garthfelin). James Meredith (Trefangor). Dan Jenkins (Tynwain). Theophilus Jones (Cwmnantgwynne). Henry Jones (Rbydgwillim) and Owen Morgan (Erw- helem). The coffin. of polished oak, was mount- ed with brass fittings and bore the inscription. "Lydia Morgan, died February 7th, 1916. aged 92 years." 'Mr W. J. Lewis effected the funeral arrangements.
LLANGYNIDR. SOCIAL.-On Friday of last week. a so- cial was held in the Public Hall, in aid of wound- ed soldiers. The object, being a worthy one. brought together a large gathering, and a most enjoyable evening was spent. It is very gratify- ing to know that a sum of nearly £25 was realis- ed. A committee of ladies, anxious to do their part, had undertaken to provide this treat, and they did their work in a splendid manner, each one of the committee having worked indefati- gably for several weeks, viz., Miss H. Jones, The Shop (chairman), Mrs J. Jones, Glasfryn (trea- surer), and Mrs D. Roberts, The School (secre- tary). Tea and refreshments were provided, and, during the evening, there were solos and recita- tions rendered by Mr Isaac Jones, Mrs T. Lil- wall. Miss S. Prothero, Miss J. Farr, Miss C. Roberts, Miss Morris (Llandettv), Mr W. Pugli (junior) and Mr Windsor Perkins. pianoforte duet by Misses L..Morgan and G. Perkins, pianoforte solo by Master Glynne Roberts, and gramophone selections by Mr Wilkins, together with a humor- ous dialogue by Mr W. Perkins, Miss Smith and Miss Williams. The drawings, which took place during the evening, brought to the funds the sum of a.bout X-5. It is fair to state that all the pro- visions and the articles for drawing were given bv generous friends from the locality—Brecon and Crickhoweil. The drawings were supervised by Messrs. T. Lilwall F. Morgan and J. Thomas, and the games by Messrs. W. Watkins and "Wil- kins. The gathering was ably presided over by Rev. W. Llewellyn, C.C. Miss E. Williams, Myajt-h, acted in a most efficient manner as ac- companist.
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LLANWRTYD WELLS. Price's bread and cakes always (the best. 338 WITH THE COLOI US.—Over 80 men from this district are serving their King and Country- a very creditable contribution. RECRUITS.—Among those who left last week to join the colours was Mr E. 0. Jones, Chapel Street, who was employed at the Abernant Hotel. SUCCESS.—Master Trevor W. Evans (Cefn- gorwedd) successfully passed the recent Civil Service examination at Cardiff. He was a pupil at Builth County School for four years. ON LF-AvF.-La nee -C-orpl. Fred Davies, Ptes. R. Protheroe Jones. and T. Jarman, of the 2nd Brecknock Battalion stationed at Sketty, Swan- sea, arrived home last week on a month's leave, having signed for imperial service under the Mili- tary Service Act. OBrn;ARY.-Tlie death took place, on the 5th inst., of the infant son of Mr and Mrs D. Wil- liams. Clarence House. The funeral was on the following Tuesday at the old parish churchyard. Rev. R. James officiated at the house and the Rev. J. E. Lloyd at the church and graveside. LOCAL TRIBUNAL.—At a special meeting of the Lrban District Council last Thursdav evening Messrs. J. T. Evans. Abernant Hotel, R. D. Jones, Brynonen, J. A. Davies, Brynirfon, N. Evans, Llwyncelyn, and E. Price, Gwalia, were •appointed to act on the local Tribunal under the new Military Service Act.
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r BUILTH ROAD. I DEATH.—The death occurred, on Monday, of Mr John Hatfield. Railway Terrace. Deceased had reached 'the age of 90' Years. The funeral took place at St. John's Church, Cwmbaeh, this (Wed- nesday) afternoon. Established 1799. Central Wales Emporium, Ltd., Llandrindod Wells. Funeral Car for hire, also Mourning Coaches. On receipt of instructions practical men will immediately wait upon the re- presentatives or friends and take charge of all funeral arrangements—every detail. New Black Costumes, Ra.inproofs, Blouses, Millinery, Men's and Youths' Black Suits. Overcoats in stock, best value. 663 •
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BUILTH WELLS. I "Morris's for early Peas and Beans. Fresh-ground coffee, 1/8 per lb.-Davies Bros. FLOOD.—The WTye was running level with its banks on Wednesday. GALE.—Severe gales passed over the town and district in the early hours of Wednesday morning. PERSONAL.—We note Mrs 'Maitland Jones "Jeannie Maitland") is back in the town again. SNOW.—The' ground here on Tuesday morning was covered with 2 to 3 inches depth of snow. FURLOUGH.—Sgt. Metcalfe (S.L.I.) spent a brief furlough at home last week. Commence the year on a good foundation by wearing Wyles' boots. 363 PERSONAL.—Mr J. H. Thomas I Tai-ffald, Llanelwedd), who was home on leave last week, saw considerable service in Gailipoli. BREWSTER A SEssio-s.-Peportc; of Monday's 'brewster sessions for the divisions of Builth and Colwyn are unavoidably held over till next week. INTERCESSORY.—The United Free Church in- tercessory service was held at Wesley Church on Wednesday evening. Rev. E. J. Pike officiated. ALPHA TEA.—Mrs Miles Williams gave the Alpha Church tea this week. The proceeds, as usua l, were for the building fund. MINISTERIAL.—Rev. Lewis James attended the monthly meetings of the Breconshire Calvinistic Methodist Churches at Treeastle. on Wednesday. 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.) VISITOR.—'Rev. W. 0. Wiiliams paid a* visit to his old friends at the Baptist Church here on -Satur- day. He also conducted the services on Sunday, j and, in the evening, held a baptismal service. KINO.—The Kino pictures continue to draw satisfactory "houses," notwithstanding the fact that the district is fast becoming depleted of its young men. NOTICE.—Owing to Mr W. F. Williams, our district reporter, having joined the colours, all ad- vertisements, news-correspondence, notification of meetings, etc.. should now be addressed to Mr Austen Jones. Fern Lea. f To .PARMERs.-Cattle Salts, 3d per lb. Glauber f Salts, 2d per lb.—7 lb. for li-; Poultry Sulphur, 3d per lb.; Newmarket Tonic Horse Powders, lOd per lb.: Watkins' Horse Powders. 9d per lb. -Coltman. Cash Chemist, Builth Wells. 1867 BAPTISMAL SERVICE.—Rev. W. O. Williams (Blackwood) conducted a baptismal service at his old church here on Sunday. Nine young men I were baptised in the presence of a large congre- I gatlon. [ ACCIDEXT.—A young man. Richard Price (in the employ of Mr Pugli, Noyaddir-ut), met with a nasty accident on Thursday. He tell from a hay- j loft and dislocated his shoulder His injuries were attended to by Dr. E. M. Spencer, and he is I now in the Cottage Hospital m'iking satisfac- tory progress. CHRISTIAN E-DaAVOt-R.-T,iie -eekiy meeting of Horeb Christian Endeavour Society was held on Thursday. Mrs L. Beyuon conducted, and a paper on "Great .Sayings of Jesus about Himself— I am the Bread of Life," was read by Mr Percy Davies (Gl-antroyddin). Miss Beatrice Beynon ably presided at the organ, and a solo was ren- dered by Master Ernest Davies I Glantroyddin). There was a satisfactory attendance. ¡ GUARDIANS' MEETING.—There were present at I the guardians' meeting, on Monday. Mr T. Dav- ies (chairman). Revs. S. H. Wenham. Lewis James and Dd. Owen, and Messrs. S. G. Tulk. Dd. Jones. R. Powell, D. Davies. J. Jone: Rees Dav- ies, J. J. Hope. Rees Jones. Edward Owen, Tlios. Pugli ("Llanganten), Thomas Pugh iMaesmynis), John Jones, Joseph Pritchard, Roger Evans and W. W. Lennard (deputy clerk). Business was routine. FUNERAL.—The funeral took place at St. Mary's Church, on Friday, of Mrs Ann Davies, who died at the age of 63 years on the previous Monday. The cli lef ruourners wert? The chief mourners were Mrs Gilbert (daughter) and Mr J. Gilbert (son-in-law). The coffin was of polished oak, with brass fittings, and bore the in- scription, "Ann Davies, died February 8th. 1916, aged 63 years." Revs. S. H. Wenham and D. Hughes Richards were the officiating clergy, and -the 'bearers were Messrs. J. T. Catley, F. R. Sparkes, Ex-Sgt. J. Watkins and R. E. Spark-es. Messrs. F. S. Sparkes and Son were the under- takers. STRAY POXIEs.-At the police court, before Messrs. C. W. Woosnam (chairman) and Thomas Williams, on Monday. John Lloyd. Cwm, Gwen- ddwr, farmer, was fined 5/ inclusive, for allow- ing three ponies to stray on the highway in the parish of Maesmynis on the 30th ult. P.c. Evan Williams, proving the case, said he saw the ani- mals on the road near Pcntbreu. Defendant told him the ponies came off the hill unawares 'to him. P.c. Williams The ponies have been on the road before and I have received complaints that they broke down the fences. The Chairman The law must be administered and defendant should keep his animals off the road. FUNERAL.—The interment took place at St. Mary's Churchyard, on Saturday, of the infant- daughter of Mr and Mrs John Stephens, junior. Rev. W. 0. Williams (Blackwood, and formerly] minister of the Baptist Church here) conducted a brief service at the house. The chief mourners were Mr John .Stephens, junior (father), Mr John 'Stephens, senior (grandfather), Mr Wm. Hees Victoria Terrace (uncle), Mr James Rees, Spring- gardens (uncle), Mr Ben Rees, Victoria Terrace (uncle), Mrs Lewis, Stratford House, and Nurse Williams. Others present included Messrs. John Danes (Brynstone House), and Mr E. Lawrence (Oaklands). The bearers were four little boys, namely, Master Hubert Kemmes (Lichfield House). Clifford Deacon (High street), Ivor Weatherluy (Elmswoodj, and Emrvs Evans (Bridge House). The coffin. of polished oak with nickel silver, bore the inscription, "Renee Eliza- "Ilenee. E I 12 a- beth Stephens, died February 8th. 1916, aged 7 weeks." Funeral arrangements were carried out by tNIr 11-alter J. Lewis itiodertaker).
CRICKHOWELL. I JUMBLE SALE.—The Bosbury donkey—sold by Lady Glanusk-at the recent jumble sale realised zC83 10s. The Branch of the Farmers' Union hope to realise, by the effort, at least X250 towards the Red Cross funds. GI-ARDIA-NS.-At the Board of Guardians' meet- ing on Monday the clerk said he regretted to in- form them that the wife of Mr D. W. Bevan, R.O. for the Lower District. Lad passed away. On the motion of Rev. W. Arvon Davies, a vote of condolence with Mr Bevan was carried. The chairman said that he. the clerk and master, had carefully inspected the workhouse to see whether any room could be found to accommodate some of the inmates of the Pontypool Workhouse, as the Pontypool Guardians were handing over their buildings to the Military Authorities as a hospital, but he regretted to say that there was not any room available. The guardians subsequently adjourned to attend the funeral of their late chair- man at Brynmawr.
LLANDOYERY. PRESENTATION.—At the Town Hail, on Friday, Ex-P.c. Davies was presented w?th a clock by his colleagues in the police force as a mark of their esteem. The presentation was made by Deputy- Chief Constable Evans, who described the recipi- ent as a capable and efficient officer. He wish- ed him long life and happiness in his retirement. LICENSING.—The annual licensing sessions were held here on Friday. Deputy-Chief Con- stable Evans said that. during the year, 12 pro- ceedings were instituted for drunkenness, show- ing a decrease of one as compared with the pre- vious year. The conduct of the public-houses generally had been satisfactory. The police ob- jected to the renewal of licences, and these were held over to the adjourned sessions. Towx COUNCIL.-At the monthly meeting of the Town Council, on Wednesday,, Aid. T. Watkins (deputy-mayor) was added to the local tribunal. The mayor (Mr Pryse-Ricc) brought forward the question of making some recognition to soldiers returning from the front. as was done in other towns. He thoroughly agreed with the suggestion of a collection for the purpose, and moved a re- solution to that effect. This was agreed to, and a collection was made amongst the members, the list being headed by the Mayor with a guinea, and the Deputy-Mayor with 10/ A number of collectors and a reception committee were ap- pointed.
CWMRHOS. I WEDDING.—A report of the wedding at Penuel, I on Monday, will appear next week.
HAY. 1 21 varieties of garden-seeds for 2/6 (all tested- carriage paid).—Lane, Peterchurch. 416 COUNTY COT-RT.-Hi s Honour, Judge Win. Evans, had no cases for decision at the county court here on Saturday. JOINED.—Mr Penry Davies (booking clerk at Morriston. and son of Mr and Mrs Chas. Davies, Vine Cottage), joined the colours last week. WHIST-DRIVE.—A whist-drive, in connection with the R.A.O.B., took place at the parish hall on Tuesday. The proceeds were in aid of the Penny Hospital Fund. An extended report will appear in next issue. CONCERT.—A concert, in connection with the Presbyterian Church, took place at the Liberal Club Room on Tuesday. Rev. R. Elias Jones presided. An extended report will appear in next week's issue. THEATRICAL.—Mr Tom Owen, the well-known comedian, is visiting Hay this week and present- ing his musical comedy-sketch, "Charlie," or "Who's the Duke"? Full houses are expected at the Drill Hall for the three nights on which Mr Owen performs. POLICE COUIRT.-At Bredwardine petty sessions on Monday, before Messrs. W. Mortimer Baylis, C. E. Tunnard Moore and D. F. Powell, Jonathan Dale applied for a warrant of ejectment against John Allen in respect to a garden at Toll Gate, Bredwardine, held under a. quarterly tenancy, the rent being £ 4 per annum. The warrant was granted. AFFILIATION ORDER.—Bredwardine justices, on Monday, had before them a case in which Annie Louisa Phillips. Bullen's Bank. Clifford, summon- ed John Bowen, also of Clifford, to show cause, etc. Mr Jones Powell (Brecon) appeared for com- plainant. and Mr E. Powell Careless (Llandrin- dod) for defendant. Defendant denied paternity, and, after all the facts were given, the bench con- sidered the evidence insufficient to grant an order. No PROCEEDINGS.—-Bredwardine general annual licensing meeting was held here on Monday. Superintendent Weaver presented his annual re- port, which was of a very satisfactory nature. No proceedings had had to be taken against any of the licensed houses of the district, all of which had been thoroughly well conducted neither had there been any proceedings taken against anyone for drunkenness. BREWER SESSIONS. Bredwardine brewster sessions were held at the police court on 1'onday, the justices present being Messrs. W. Mortimer Baylis (in the chair), D. F. Powell and C. E. Tun- nard Moore. The report was read and consider- ed satisfactory. No cases of drunkenness occurred during the year, and, as there were no object- ions, all the licences were renewed. Days were i appointed as special sessions for the purpose of transferring licences, and the adjourned general annual meeting was fixed for the 13th prox.
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BRYNMAWR. OBITUARY.—The death has just taken place of Mrs Guest Jones (widow of the Rev. Thomas Jones, curate at Nantyglo in the seventies, and I afterwards vicar of Llansantffraed, near Oswes- try). The deceased lady was 80 years of age. j HORTICULTURE.—Officers of the Horticultural Society for the ensuing year are :—President, Mr Evan Williams, J.P.; chairman. Mr J. Bloor, J.P.; vice-chairman, Mr W. Gibbon Watkins; treasurer. Ald. W. Roberts, J.P. secretary, Mr D. John Williams. The secretary said there were several applications for allotments, and the mem- bers decided to write Mr Jas. Edwards (Duke of Beaufort's agent). The following were elected as a committee of management of allotments, viz., Messrs. J. Bloor, E. Sutton, W. Joynson and the I Secretary.
I CEFN-COED. j SUCCESS.—Misses Phyllis Simons and Sarah Gough have just passed their preliminary certi- ficate examination. PREFERMENT.—Bev. Lewis C. Simons, M.A.. has been appointed to the charge of the parish church of Llanfabon, near Nelson. Mr Simons, who was ordained on December 19th, 1915, was educated at the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire, where he took the de- gree of M.A.
CRAY. HELD OVER.—The report of the Saturday night's concert will appear in next issue.
YSTALYFERA. PERSONAL.—Private Edwin Jones (Wern) is now in Salonika. LECTURE.—A lecture on "Barddoniaeth yr Hen Weinidog" was delivered here by the Rev. Ben Davies (Pantteg) on Monday evening. PERSONAL.—Pte. Williams. Alltygrug Road (Swansea Battalion), writing his parents, states how his steel helmet saved him from what might easily have been a fatal wound. CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOUR.—A meeting of the Chris- tian Endeavour Society, in connection with the I English Congregational Church, was held on Wed- I nesday when a paper on "The Bread of Life" was I read by Mrs James.
YSTRADGYNLAIS. COLLIERY IDLF.-Ystradgynla Is colll ery was idle on Wednesday, owing to a breakdown in the shaft. Gurnos colliery was also rendered idle the same day by shortness of wagons. APPEALS.—The Advisory Committee met here on Thursday and heard appeals from the next batch of Derby recruits. Mr T. J. Davies, J.P. (Abercrave) occupied the chair. A number of cases were dealt with and most of the appellants were put back to later groups..
I GARTH. JOINED.—Mr T. C. SiDitli. Tvllwyd, Beulah, has just joined the 3rd Cheshires. FURLOUGH.—Qr.-Mstr.-Sgt. F. Price (Second London Welsh) and Tr. D. Morgan (Pembroke- shire Yeomanry) Were home on leave a few days last week.
ABERCRAYE. GAVE His LIFE. A young 'Spaniard, nam- ed Francisco Serrano (who worked at one of the local collieries some years ago) has lost his life in the service of the adopted country of his parents and himself. He joined the Manchester regiment 18 months ago, and took part in the Dardanelles campaign, where he was severely wounded, and died a few days later.
PENNORTH. ENTERTAINMENT.—An entertainment, under the auspices df the Talyllyn Free Church Council, was held on "Wedscnday evening last, Mr T. I. Powell (Llanfihangel-Talyllyn) presiding. Reci- tations were contributhed by Carrie Vaughan, Willie J eukins, Ivy Gilchrist. Emily Williams, .harlie Vaughan and Miss A. Thomas. Solos, songs, &c., were rendered by Willie Thomas, Ria Neathway, Nellie Pritchard, Rev. L. Davies, Miss Davies, Brynbaul, Mrs Gilchrist. Miss Ray1 Davies, Miss Gwen Thomas, Mr T. Jenkins, Mr Willie Davies, and Mr J. Griffiths, Neuadd. Votes of thanks, moved by Mr Griffiths and Rev. W. M. Saer, brought a very pleasant and success- ful meeting to a close. The accompanists were Miss Nellie Phillips and Miss Ray Davies.
BUCKNELL. OBITUARY.—We regret to record the death of Mr Walter Stedman, of the Villa, Aston-on-Clun, and formerly of the Hall, Bucknell, who passed away on the (jth inst.. after a brief illness. The funeral took place at Bucknell on Wednesday last, when the Rev. E. Brown (Bedstone) officiated. The following attended :—Messrs. H. Stedman, P. M. Matthews, R. Matthews, W. Sherwood, G. Sherwood, P. Harris (Bedstone), S. Harris (The Hall). F. Smith, J. Morris (Bedstone), J. Hamer (The Farlands), G. Finney. G. Morris, F. Mean- ley (Knighton), J. Roberts (New Parks), J. Dav- ies, G. M. Medlicott, &c. There 'was a large number of beautiful floral tributes. Deceased, who was 61 years of age, had spent the greater part of his life in Bucknell, and had also lived in I South Africa in his earlier days.
LLANBISTER. I OBITUARY.—We regret to report the death of I Mrs Smith, of the Palace, in this parish, which took place on the 8th inst., after a lingering ill- ness. The funeral, which took place on Saturday last, was attended by a large number of friends and relatives, and much sympathy is felt for Mr Smith in his sad bereavement.
RHAYADER. 1 H. B. Jones (late Meredith and Jones) for watch, clock, etc., repairs. r257 FROM CALLIPOLI.-Pte. Cyril Worthing (1st Hereford Regiment) arrived home on Wednesday, looking very fit. COUNTY COUKT.—No disputed cases were before His Honour, Judge Wm. Evans. at the Courity Court here on Monday. BENT AUDIT.—Bents of the Welsh estate of the Birmingham Corporation in the Elan Valley were received by Mr John Jones on Wednesday. The usual dinner was given to about 70 tenants. OUP. SOLDIERS.—2nd Lieut. Collard paid a visit home last week, having had leave for several days. But on the morrow he was suddenly called back by an urgent message, to be in readiness for im- mediate departure for the front. Lance-Corporal Cyril Worthing returned home from Queen Mary's Hospital. Whalley, this week. He was there for about two months. He came there from one of the hospitals at Malta, where he had been invalided from Galliopli suffering from enteric. He is now in excellent health, subsequent to successful treat- ment. DEPARTURE.—With great regret the town heard of the call from headquarters to duty elsewhere of Mr James Hamer, the post office, with which he had been connected for 25 years. He now held office there as chief clerk and telegraphist. For his skill in that department he has been compli- mented on several occasions by his chiefs. He was a general favourite owing to his kindly dis- position, and his constant courtesy and readiness and willingness to render assistance to any requiring information at the post office. So the old age pensioners and army dependents as well as many besides will greatly miss him. His loss will be felt in the town also. As secretary of various societies and committees which lie so faith- fully served. He was the secretary of the Rhaya- der Division of the Civil Distress Committee; also the secretary of the Fur and Feather Society, and the local organiser of the Dairy and Poultry classes I and lectures also the egg collecting society for the troops, which during his secretarial work he per- formed without ostentation. He has been ap- pninted to the Military Camp Office. Rugelev, I Staffordshire. He leaves with the best Iwishes of all classes who hope that when the war is over he will return to his old home office. He left on Monday. CONCERT.—A most enjoyable concert was held in the Bethany Hall on Tuesday night. It was I a repetition, by request, of the concert held on New Year's Eve, in connection with the Wesleyan Church. But the proceeds of the performance this time went to augment the funds of the Men's Institute at the Old Market Hall. Miss Heal is to be complimented very highly for the mani- fest labours she had bestowed upon the children's action songs. The effect of song and scene was I excellent. Miss Maud Evans was the accompan- ist. Mr R. Hughes, C.C., acted as chairman, and in the course of his remarks thanked the Wes- leyan friends for repeating the performance and granting the proceeds to the Institute. The In- stitute had suffered in membership and finance owing to the fact that over 30 of its members had ] joined the colours. Of this they were proud though they suffered. Mr Roberts seconded the vote of thanks Mr Hughes proposed, which was carried heartily. The programme was as follows Pianoforte solo, Miss Evans; action song, "Cock a doodle don't"; song. Miss Eva Evans; song. "Buttons," Bob Donald; action song, "Eight little mothers": song. Mr Jack Carson; recitation, Mr Kinsey Morgan sketch, Discontented Peggy and how she was cured" (2 scenes). In- terval. -Action song. "Red Cross nurses"; song, Mr B. P. Jackson; action song, "The hiring fair," song, Miss Eva Evans; action song, "Grace I Darling"; song, Mr Jack Carson; dialogue, "A backward child," Misses Price and Heal; and finale, "God save the King."
I KNIGHTON I
I KNIGHTON. I Advertisements, news items etc., for the "Rad- nor Express" should be sent to our representa- tive, Mr W. Phillips, 7, Castle road. BY PUBLIC All-CTIO-Alr It. H. George, auc- tioneer, Kingsland, offered for sale by public auc- I tion at the Swan Hotel, on Thursday afternoon, a farm, known as Firley Hall, situate in the parish of Llangunllo, and containing about G2 acres. With the bidding at £ 675, the property was withdrawn. IFUI;LRAL.-Tlie funeral of Mrs Lewis, The Mount, whose death was reported last week, took place on Tuesday afternoon, and was attended by a large company of relatives and neighbours and friends from distant parts of the county. Rev. W. Williams conducted the service at the Baptist Church and graveside, assisted by Rev. A. D. Baskerville (Wesleyan). The undertaker was Mr M. Thomas, Knighton, and the polished oak coffin, with brass fittings, was supplied by Mr A. Jones. The memorial service was held at the Baptist Church on Sunday morning, and was con- ducted by the pastor (Rev. W. Williams). -Under the auspice-, of TEMPERANCE MEETING.—Under the auspices of the F.C.C., a temperance meeting, which was well attended, was held in the Primive Methodist Church, and was presided over by Rev. T. R. Broad, who was supported by Rev. A. D. Basker- ville and Mr C. Smith, F.S.S. secretary to the British Temperance League. The devotional part of the service was conducted by Rev. A. D. Bas- kerville. Mr C. Smith gave a lecture on "Alcohol and the War," and, after commenting on the sen- sible Lttiwde taken at the outbreak of the war bv Britain and her Allies, he went on to show how unanimously men of science and men of action I had declared that strong drink was a marked I cause of inefficiency in our ranks. Rev. J. H. Veal. secretary to the F.C.C., proposed a vote of thanks to the chairman, lecturer, and others who had assisted. OBITUARY.—We regret to record the death, at the early age of 23 years, of Mr Thomas Morris, second son of Mrs Morris, West street. The sad event occurred at Rochdale on Monday in last week, and the remains were conveyed to Knigh- ton on Wednesday. The funeral took place on I Thursday afternoon, and was attended by a large number of sympathetic neighbour and friends. Rev. W. Williams conducted the service in the Baptist Church and at the grave, and the hymns, Abide with me" and On the Resurrection morning. were sung, accompanied on the organ by Mrs D. Lewis. The bearers, who were mem- bers of the Oddfellows' Club, were Messrs. John Moore, W. Weale, W. Hopton, J. Havard, Percy Bevan and Stanley Bridgwater. Others present I included Mrs Morris (mother), Mr and Mrs F. Morris (brother and sister-in-law), Mr W. Morris (brother). Mrs B. Wozencroft and Miss J. Morris (sisters), Miss S. Seddon (Rochdale), Mr and Mrs B. Rees (grandfather and grandmother), Mr S. Rees (uncle). Master B. Rees (cousin), Mr and Mrs Williams, Mr and Mrs J. George, Mrs D. Lewis, Mrs T. Roberts, Miss M. A. Green, Messrs. J. Lewis, W. Jordan. A. M. Pugh, E. Pugh, T. Roberts, H. Gittoes and others. A large number of floral wreaths were placed on the grave, and the funeral arrangements were effi- ciently carried out by Mr W. Roberts. A memor- ial service was held at Knighton Baptist Church on Sunday evening, when the Rev. W. Williams preached an appropriate sermon, and suitable hymns were sung.
PRESTEIGN. Everything in pure drugs, patent medicines, oils, seeds, &c.-Davies, Chemist, Prestign. Wanted 18-20 atone well-fed pigs for next 6 or 8 weekg.-Apply, Spa.rey's General Supply Stores, Presteign, Rads. URBAN COUNCIL.-A special meeting was held on Monday night for the purpose of appointing a tribunal under the Military Service Act. After discussion, in the course of which it was urged that labour was not sufficiently represented, the existing tribunal, with the additional names of the Chairman of the Council, Mr Wm. Bird, Mr Arthur (Hill farm) and Mr J. Jenkins (White- wall), was appointed. SOLDIERS' LETTERS.—Writing home to his moth- er, Mrs A. Rumsev, Pte. Tom Rumsev 1st Here- fords), serving with the Mediterranean Expedit- ionary Force, says that lie and his brother Percy, had 12 hours leave and went to Cairo, about 32 miles from where they were then camping. They had one of the natives to show them round, saw the pryamids, and the place where Moses was hid- den. Both were well and were in camp in the desert on the borders of Egypt. Pte. Fred Ne- well (serving with the A.S.C. in France) appears to have had a narrow escape recently, as a shell dropped on the car he was driving. He says they got some lively times. Taubcs and Zepps. dropp- ing bombs now and again, but, in return they got it very hot., Our guns were a fine remedy for clearing them off, and some of our airmen were very smart.
[ LLANDRINDOD WELLS. QUESTION Box.—The Baptist Christian Endea- vour 'Society had a useful and pleasant meeting on Tuesday, when questions and difficulties were dealt with. Rev. James Jones. B.Sc., pastor. presided. POSTAL OFFICIALS' WEDDING.-—On Saturday a quiet wedding wa« solemnised at Holy Trinity Church, the contracting parties being Miss E. A. Morgan and Mr J. W. Jones, both of whom are employed at the Llandrindod Wells Post Office. WESLEY GULD.-The usual weekly meeting of the Wesley Guild was held on Tuesday evtning. when the Rev. J. Reeves Brown gave an interest- ing address dealing with the lives of some of the greatest writers of hymns. CHILDREN'S EISTEDDFOD.—In consequence of the parochial tea, the children's eisteddfod has been postponed till Wednesday, March 15th. It is hoped that all classes of the townspeople will give their kind support to this popular event, and pro- tect it from another clash. 491 BREWSTER SESSIONS.—At Cefnllys licensing sessions, on Tuesday, after a statement from the chairman, Mr Joseph Hurst moved that the annual licensing sessions for the division of Cefn- llys should be held at Llandrindod W ells at 10.30 a.m. Mr James Hamer seconded, and this was agreed to. CHCRCH SUNDAY SCHOOLS.—The first of a ser- ies of lectures to be given in the neighbourhood to Sunday School teachers for the rural deanery was given at Llandrindod Wells on Tuesday, when Miss Ellis Morgan, Diocesan Sunday School Visi- tor, gave an address on "How a Child Learns." The Rector (Rev. R. W. F. Singers-Davies, R.D.) presided over a large attendance. WHIST DRIVE.—The wounded soldiers at the Auxiliary Hospital had a pleasant whist drive on Wednesday last week. Prizes were given by Sister Murphy and Mr R. H. Evans, and were won by :—Ladies 1, Nurse Walker; 2, Mrs Hughes and Nurse Jones (equal)); consolation, Miss Colley. Gentlemen 1. Pte. Taylor; 2. Pte. Stacey: consolation, Cpl. Pearson. Refreshments and music were also much enjoyed. NEW PREMISES FOR THE AUXILIARY HOSPITAL.— It is understood that Sister Murphy has practical- ly completed arrangements for the transfer of the Auxiliary Hospital from the present premises to the County Club. The latter building is far more spacious than the present hospital, and it is con- fidently anticipated that in the new surroundings the good work which has been carried on so far by Sister Murphy and her capable staff will be continued and extended in scope. GEOLOGICAL DISCOVERY.-At the last meeting of the U.D.C. the surveyor drew attention to an out- crop of geological interest in Prince's Avenue, near the Old Boat House, and stated that, under the authority of the chairman of the committee, the boulders and matters of public interest had been left intact, but that it was necessary to ar- range stones at the foot to prevent, if possible, the crumbling of earth upon the footway. This was agreed to. WHIST DRIVE AT THE AUXILIARY HOSPITAL.—A very pleasant whist drive was held at the Auxil- iary Hospital on Thursday evening. The prizes were awarded as follows :—Ladies 1, Miss M. Davies (Plasnewydd); 2, Mrs Oliver: consolation, Mrs Davies. Gentlemen: 1, Lee.-Cpl. Brimelow; 2, Pte. Walton; consolation, Pte. Goldsbrough. Prizes were given by Mrs Rogers, Sister Murphy, and Mr Richards. Afterwards refreshments were served, and a few dances brought a very enjoyable evening to a close. Pte. Binns. F.R.C.O.. and Miss Gough were the accompanists. IF THE ZEPPELINS SHOULD COME.—Supt. R. Jones, the acting-chief constable, reported to i Friday's U.D.C. meeting that in the unlikely event of zeppelins approaching the town, the electric light will be extinguished at the works, but in order to give the public warning the com- pany will turn off the lights three times in quick succession. In case of air raids in the country anywhere, the public lighting will be extinguished as was done on a recent evening. The council approved the proposals of the acting-chief con- stable. who is issuing a circular giving full in- structions. YOUNG PEOPLE'S SERVICE.—As briefly noted last week, a special united young people's service "vas held at the Presbyterian Church on Monday evening, under the auspices of the local Sunday School Union. Rev. D. Arthur Davies conduct- ed the service and preached an appropriate ser- mon from the words "Remember thv Creator in the days of thy youth, and let tlilne heart cheer thee." Prayer was offered by the Rev. S. George, B.A., and the Rev. J. Jones, B.Sc.. and solos were sung by Mr Powell Jones and Mr Tom Luther. Mr B. R. Williams, B.A., presided at the organ.
DOLAU. FUNERAL.—The funeral of Mr David Hughes, Crab Tree farm, took place on Saturday. The Rev. Thomas, Llanfihangel-Rhydithon, con- ducted a service at the house, and the Rev. Albert Jordan, M.A., rector, at Llanhadarn-fawr Church, where the remains were interred. The chief mourners were Mrs Hughes (widow), Mr Ed. Hughes, Pengam (son), Mrs Arthur Jones and Mr Arthur Jones (daughter and son-in-law), Mrs James (daughter), Mr Henry Hughes, Peny- bont (brother), Mrs H. Hughes (sister-in-law), Mrs Powell, Dolauvellin (sister). Mr John Powell (nephew), Mr Win. Stephens, Bucknell (nephew). Mr Isaiah Hughes (brother-in-law), Miss Hughes (niece). Mr Hughes (nephew). &c. The bearers were Mr John Burton (White House). Mr Ar- thur Jones (Sabastapol), Mr Isaiah Hughes (Cwm- brain), Mr John Powell (Dolauvellin), Mr Wm. Stephens (Bucknell), and Mr Albert Edwards (Little Hill). There were also present Mr John Thomas (Dolau), Mr James Bufton (Lwydd), Mr Prince (Pales), Mrs Worthing (Llwynmorrel), Mr C. Worthing (Llwynmorrel), Mr John Powell (Post Office), Mr Powell (Rhydllyn). Mr Thomas Stephens (Sunnybank), Mr Wifliams (Tyddu). Mrs Burton (White House), Mr E. P. Jones, J.P. (Cefn), and Mr Arthur Stephens (Builth). The deceased was 70 years of age, and had resided many years at Crab Tree farm. The coffin was supplied by Mr Walter Jones, Caely. The hearse was also supplied by the Central Wales Empor- ium, Ltd., Llandrindod Wells, who also supplied the mourning.
LLANGENNY. I ECCLESIASTIC.—Rev. Wm. Evans. LL.D., who has been curate of Kidwelly for the last 18 months, has accepted the charge of the Church at Llangenny in the parish of Llangattock. The vicar. Rev. Cole Hamilton, is at present a chap- lain with the troops in Egypt. Mr Evans, who is a native of Dowlais, is an acceptable preacher in both English and Welsh, and will leave Kidwelly with the best wishes of the parishioners.
IDeath of Captain Aylmer CarnonsWillsamsI
I Death of Captain Aylmer Carnons-Willsams. I BRECONSHIRE NAVAL CAPTAIN. I The death occurred on Tuesday in last week at Oakhill House. Horsham. of Capt. Aylmer Her- bert Garnons-Williams, R.N., aged 58. He was the third son of the late Prebendary Garnons- W illiams, of Abercamlais, Brecon. He was in the Camperdown as first lieutenant when the collision with the Victoria took place off Beirut. In 1902 he retired from the Navy, and for 12 months was in command of the training ship. Cornwall, at Purfleet. Afterwards he commanded the Lan- cashire Navy League Sea Training Home at Lis- card. and from 1912 to 1914 he undertook duties for the. Navy League.
RED CROSS HOSPITAL PENOYRE I
RED CROSS HOSPITAL. PENOYRE. I Sir,—We wisb. to thank most gratefully the following kind donors for the generous gifts re- ceived during the past week :-A much-needed ba th chair from Mr Money: eggs collected in Aberyscir parish by the Misses Davies: in Senny- bridge district by Miss Davies, Cwnnvysk, and given by Mrs Evans, Caecwm rabbits and vege- tables from Mrs de Winton (Maesderwen). Mrs Garnons Williams and Mrs Evans (Ffrwdgrech); eggs, butter, chickens, cake. pigmeat. and maga- zines, collected in the Market hv Miss Best: milk id'lily), from the Hon. Mrs Parry de Win- -\Ti-s PA.]TV de \Vin- ton: pyjamas from Hay Red Cross Workroom; flannel collars from the Free Churh Council sale of work. per Mr Harris. Eggs and milk are spe- cially valued, as several of the patients can take little else. We are also exceedingly grateful to Mr Tom Owen for the very excellent entertain- ment he so kindly gave at the hospital. It af- forded the men the greatest amusement and en- jovment. Tours, etc.. LUCY MAYBERY I February 16th, 1916. (C?ommandant ) I (Commandant).
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Funeral at Llanganten
Funeral at Llanganten. THE LATE MHS WILLIAMS. The funeral of Mrs Catherine Williams, Bryn Llewelyn, Cefnybedd, and formerly of Cefnybedd farm. took place at Llanganten Church on Wed- nesday Deceased, who passed away very suddenly, had reached the age of 80 years, and wag highly re- spected in the locality. The chief mourners were Miss Lena Williams (adopted daughter), Mrs Jas. Jones, Dolderwydd (brother-), Mrs T. Pugh. Cribbarth (sister), Mrs A. Weale, Pembroke (niece), Mrs Williams, Maes- ewiii (niece), Mrs D. Jones. Doleiron (niece), Miss S. Williams, Builth (niece), Mr R. Nisbet, Stevenage, Messrs. J. P. Samuel, J. A. Samuel and D. Samuel (nephews), Mrs Jones, Misses Kate and Dorothy Williams, Messrs. T. Pugh, D. Jones, A. Williams, Maescwm, Miss Prosser, Builth. Miss Chappell, Cardiff, Mrs (Dr.) Davies, Bu iltli, Mrs Evan Davies. Builth, Mrs J. Price, Builth, Mrs Ben Davies, Beulah, and Mr Stephen Hamcr. Builth Wells. Others present included Mr S. M. Bligh. Cilmery Park, Dr. Rhys Davies, Builth Wells, and Councillor Hugh M. Lloyd, Builth Wells. The officiating ministers' were Revs. Lewis Bevnon (Builth). D. A. Griffith (Troedrhiwdalar), and Herbert Davies (Llanganten), and the bear- ers were the six deacons of the Congregational Church. namely, Messrs. Wm. Williams (School), Edward Samuel (Bryndunod). Hubert Lennard (Cilmery), Isaac Williams (Noyadd), Penry Dav- ies (Pwllgwillim) and Wm. Williams (Waineli). The coffin, of polished oak with brass fittings, bore the inscription, "Catherine Williaiiis. died February 5th, aged 80 years." "Lead kindly light" was sung at the house, and the hymns, "My God, my Father, while I stray," "Peace, perfect peace," and "Jesu, Lover of my soul," at the church and graveside. Floral tributes were sent as follow :—Wreath, "In loving memory of my darling mamma," from Lena; flowers, "In loving memory of dear auntie," from Annie: wreath, "In ever loving memory of dear aunt," from R. and E. Nisbet ana family; wreath, "With sincere devotion and lov- ing memory," from her niece, Lizzie; cross. "In ever loving memory of dear Auntie Catherine," from Mrs Oswell and Mrs Stanley Smith cross. "In ever loving memory of dear auntie," from Jenny and Flo; flowers. "With sincere regret." 'from Mrs Williams and family .Maescwm wreath, "With love and much sympathy," from Louisa Williams, London; wreath, "In loving memory," from Mr Chappell and Mary: wreath, "In loving memory," from Mrs and Miss Prosser, Builth: cross, "With deep sympathy," from Mr and Mrs Lloyd Prosser, Builth; and flowers, "In loving memory," from Mrs_Jones. Glanirfon. Messrs. J. M. Jones & Sons (Builth Wells) were the undertakers. The memorial service was held at Cefnybedd Congregational Church on Sundav. when Rev. L. Beynon preached an appropriate sermon to large congregation. Suitable hymns were sung, and the preacher, in the course of his remarks, em- phasised deceased's faithfulness and devotion t.i the church. Mr W. Williams (School House) pre- sided at the organ with his usual efficiency.
IChairman of Guardians
Chairman of Guardians. DEATH OF MR RICHARD MORGAN, T.P., BEAUFORT. We regret to record the death of Mr Richard Morgan, J.P., Beaufort Hill, Beaufort, chairman of the Crickhowell Board of Guardians and the oldest member of the board, who died at his resi- dence in Beaufort on Tuesday morning after long illness. He was over 80 years of age. The deceased gentleman had been a guardian for over 48 years, and he was a general favourite with the members and officials. Mr Morgan was a ,c,nisl and tactful chairman, and had a comprehensive knowledge of Poor-Law administration, it-lilell, as he frequently stated, altered and developed very much since he was first elected. He was member of the most important committees and 9 valued servant. A Justice of the Peace for county of Monmouth, he was very popular '0 county of Monmouth, he was very popular i° Beaufort, which was his native place, and where he carried on business for a long period of .n-ars. He was a strong Liberal and Nonconformist. The funeral took place on Monday at BryniiiaWf Cemetery and was largely attended, the guardianS and othc-- public bodies being well represented. At ( nrkhowell guardians' meeting on Monday' Mr G. C. James. who presided, referred to the d ,.th of their oLl and venerated chairman. 1\1t' Ridui-d Morgan. J.P., Beaufort, remarking that he had presided over their deliberations for a great number of years, and was always most courteotftf and firm in the discharge of his duties. He had a long acquaintance with poor law administration* and was well-versed in it. Mr Morgan w&l known for his love of his fellowmen, and devote3 himself to the betterment of all classes of the community. He proposed a vote of condulen^ with the relatives, and this was carried members standing.
HEREFORD MARKET I
HEREFORD MARKET. I Wednesday. 1 At Hereford market to-day supplies were not sØ J large as usual and trade was firm. Fat cattIO were in good demand, and late prices advanced J halfpenny per pound. Several bulls realised bi figure, but trade for store cattle was slow and 1 many did not change hands. Demand for f- 1 sheep was very keen and there was an advance Oaf 1 figures, but trade for store cattle was slow and I a halfpenny per pound. Trade for store pigs t
Torpantau Crash Inquiry I
Torpantau Crash Inquiry. I Lieut.-Col. Druitt will hold the Board of Trad' I inquiry into the circumstances attending the reed1' collision on the Brecon and Merthyr RailwY" 'wLich was attended by loss .of life. The inquil? will be held on Friday at 10.30 a.m.. probably at Torpantau.
ITHE EXPRESS DIARY t
I THE "EXPRESS" DIARY. t Friday, Feburarv 18th. — Operetta at Albel4 Hall. Llandrindod Wells, by Council SchoO pupils. Monday, February 21st.-Lecture. "Clirl *stianitl and War," by Rev. W. F. Phillips, B.A., B.D., B.Litt.. a.t Plough Chapel, Brecon. Tuesday, lebruary 22nd.—Agricultural Lecture' Cynl-ais Council School. February 23rd.-Free Church Council Lecture ■ Llanfihangel-Talyllyn. I Wednesday, February 23rd.-Competitive M ing at Siloam, Aberyskir. z I Tuesday. February 29th.—Glasbury United I of Hope Entertainment at Baptist Chapel. i. ■ March Ist.-IteeliaI)Ite Concert at Llanfihang Talyllyn. 9 March 8th.—Free Church Council Eisteddfod 9 t 8■ Llangorse. ■ Easter Monday.—Tea & Concert, Twyn, CMt$j f Printed and Published by G. E. 8¡ ? ￼ 1 "Brecon and Radnor Express" Offices, B]CP reo I Buildings, Bulwark, in the Chapelry of o$, Mary, in the Borough and County of BreooB' J1 ￼ THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1916. JK