Collection Title: Brecon & Radnor express Carmarthen and Swansea Valley gazette and Brynmawr district advertiser
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Wreaths and I Crosses at lowest prices and on shortest notice at MEREDITH &IISONSI The Stores, BRECON. I
PREPAID ADVERTISEMENTS. PREPAID SCALE. The following Scale of Charges secures the insertion of the following classes of Advertisements in both "THE BRECON AND RADNOR EXPRESS," AND "THE RADNOR EXPRESS," APARTMENTS, SITUATIONS VACANT OR WANTED, TO BE LET OR SOLD, LOST AND FOUND, AND MISCELLANEOUS WANTS. Three Six Words. Once. Times. Times. 14 words 0 9 1 9 2 6 22 words 1 0 2 0 3 0 30 words 1 4 2 8 4 0 Each extra 8 words 0 4 0 8 1 0 In cases where replies are to be sent to the "Express" Office, and forwarded by us, 3d extra to above prices must be sent. In all cases these Charges are for cash with order. If not pre-paid, they will be charged sixpence per line per insertion. NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS. The greatest care is taken to insert advertisements on the date and in the position ordered as well as to secure their being correctly printed, but the Proprietor cannot be responsible for inaccuracies in either of these respects, or for any consequences arising there- from. Every care is taken to ensure the prompt insertion of all advertisements and accurate delivery to advertisers of replies to their advertisements, but the Proprietor does not guarantee the insertion of an advertisement in any specified week, or at all, and will not be liable for any loss occasioned by the failure of an advertisement to appear in any specified week, or at all, from any cause whatever. Advertisements and replies are only accepted subject to the above conditions. SITUATIONS VACANT. A Strong experienced girl wanted for plain cooking and part work of business-house 'ano- ther maid kept.—Mrs Adcock. Warwick House, Brecon. 1285p COOK wanted.-Apply, with full particulars, age, experience and wages required, to Matron, Memorial Hospital. Cern Hirgoed, Bridg- end. 127 6p E XPERIE-NCED General wanted at once.- Mrs L. Jordan. Glen Plas,. Oaerleon, Mon. 1226p POSTAL Tuition.-Young men, aged 16 to 25 years wanted to ta.ke up courses in the fol- lowing subjects :-Mining, Tc-lephony (ordinary and advanced), Telegraphy, Inland (ordinary and advanced), Wireless Telegraphy (ordinary and advanced), Submarine Cable Working and Test- ing, Elementary Electrical Engineering, Engin- eering Mathematics. Write for prospectus and terms to Secretary, W.A. 3 Depot, Shaws College, 55, Alexandra Road, Longport, Staffs. bl34/216 SAWYEE wanted for Circular-Saw-Bench, used to convertion of Home Grown Timber, at Maesgwynne, Llandefalle Parish, near Talgarth: good wages paid. Apply—Harris Williams and Co., 17, High Street, Bargoed. 1287p WANTEf).-Platelayers for the Brecon & Mer- thyr Railway. Apply—Foreman, John Davies, Brecon Station. W ANTED, at once, Housemaid-Waitress, » good wages.-ILPPIV, Miss Sheen. Hotel Plas Winton, Ldandrindod Wells. 1238p T ANTED, good General Servant, about 20, fond of chtldren.-Morgan, 14, Meyler Street, Tbomastown, Tonyrefail. ^lp I TVfV TAGGONER (Teliable) wanted February ?2n?d, for Town House, Bredwardine, good cottage and garden found. Apply-Jones. Great House, Three Cocks. 1255p W ANTED a Wardsmaid at the Union Work- house Infirmary; salary £20 per annum with Ta-tions and lodgings. Applications with testimonials to Thos. Vaughan, Clerk to Gua-i-d- ians. Crickhowell. 050/220 f ANTED. at once, Housemaid or good General, with slight knowledge of waiting: good wages paid.—Apply, Stewardess of Yacht Club, Mumbles. 1?7p WANTED general farm hand. sin g le, inev ligib, le, live in, .all found; good wages to suitable man. Apply-W. Roberts, Malt House Farm, Lilanedaine. 1270p WANTED, respectable all-Lround General, good wages.-Apply. Mrs Morris, Glasfryn. j Ldandrindod Wells. 388/210 WANTED a married man, ineligible for the » Army. to take charge of a byetack farm and large sheep-walk: must be an experienced shepherd; good wages for a suitable man. Apply to W. S. Miller, Forest Lodge, Brecon. 1286p FARMS FOR SALE OR TO LET. j CILMAJNAWYDD FARM. about 2 miles from Dolau Station and 2 £ from Penybon't, to Let, from Lady-Day next, 1917, 441 acres and j right of Common.—Apply to 0. Owens, Lower Swydd, Dolau, Radnorshire. 1275p TO Let, as from the 29th September, 1917,! Neuadd Dnffryn Farm, Llangynidr. near Cricktiowell.-For particulars, apply, Llewellyn, Maesyderi, Pontypridd. 304/219 HOUSES WANTED, FOR SALE, OR TO LET. "VTAENDU Villa, Brecon, to-let, 3 reception ¡ rooms, 5 bedrooms, bath, li. and c., usual offices coach-house and stables ,suitable for garage garden if required. Apply—Mrs Tudor. Priory Villa. 1258p LOST AND FOUND. i LOST, from Caeau, Clyro, two Theave Lambs, late sliorn, "D" on off-side, right ear cropped, notch under.-Information to the Police, Clyro. 305/219 ci.N OST from Pemygraig, Gilwern, Abergavenny, ? IL nine Welsh ewes, pitched J.G. on both sides and raddled two marks over hack, believed to be making back for Dolygare.—J. George. 1243p j v STRAYED to Penblaen, Aberedw, since July, Welsh Ewe and Lamb. Owner can have same by paying expenses. Apply—J. Powell. i 1284p no REWARD.—Lost. stolen or strayed off, JJLi Eppynt hill since July 1915, a dark brown mountain mare, 3 years old, punch hole in right ear.-Pow,ell, Tyleb;aulog, Erwood. 351/220 FOR SALE OR PURCHASE. j CASKS for Sale, three half hogsheads, in good condition.—Apply, Da vies, Trefecca. Tal- garth. 1253p F EATHER,S.-Boat prices given folr Goose, 1 Duck, and P<}>iltrv Feathers; any quantity purchased.—Particulars to Greenlands LiiDited, Hi?h Town, Hereford. 1269r FOR Sale, 3 White Wyandotte and 3 ™ BlacPk -C Minorca Cockerels, 7/6 each. If not sold will be killed.—Mrs Saunders Jones. Cantref Rectory, Brecon. 07:19 FOR Sale, 2 nice quality Bacon Pige. Apply- WeaJe. New Meade. Newbridge-on-Wye. Radnorshire. PREPAID ADVERTISEMENTS. T7VERY HOME will require a "History of the — European War." Agents (Full and Spare time), either sex, required to solicit orders for a Standard Work. Excellent terms, previous exper- ience not essential. Write full particulars, Manager, Caxton Publishing Co., Ltd., 21 and 22, Western Mail Chambers, Cardiff. 257/218 HOME-CURED Hams Wanted.—Lady offers —— privately, valuable 7-guinea service of sterl- ing silver-mounted table cutlery, Government hall- marked, consisting of 12 table knives, 12 dessert knives, pair meat carvers, pair game carvers and steel. New—unsoiled. Will exchange for nice ham, or accept 42/- cash. Will send on approval willingly. Write 1184p "Express" Office, Brecon. IF you have discarded Clothing send to Mrs Moverv, 26, Seward Street. Penvdarren, Mer- ,thyr. 1281p "T LAW y Diwyd a Gyfoethoga. "—Knitting Machines, only best British-made sold (sam- ple list of some few hundred customers free), les- sons free. With or without stands; over 42 years experience. — Chief depot, 30, Queen Street, Neath. 1148p GREY HAIR permanently and speedily restored to its original colour by using Harrison's Hair Colour Restorer. It is not a dye, but by natural means acts as a restorative. Contains nothing injurious, and is beneficial to the growth and beauty of the Hair. In bottles, price 1/6 (postage 3d extra). Manufacturer :—G. W. HAR- RISON, Hair Specialist, Reading. Agent for Bre- con F. L. Stanton. Knighton: G. M. Perkins, j Chemist. Builth Wells J. Ward. Llandovery T. Roberts. 1107p NEWMARKET Condition Ponders bring a horse quickly and safely into first-rate con- dition and health. Purify the blood, sharpen the appetite, and make the coat shine like satin. In 1 lb. packets, lOd. Prepared only by Colt- man, Cash Chemist, Builth Wells. 1867/214 PULLETS, March hatch, laying, 3/6 each, 40/- dozen: six and cock 24/ list free.—Hummell, Stratford, Essex. 1237p Sow for Sale, suitable for feeding.—J. S. Jones, Blaenheullam, Erwood. 381/221 TO Poultry Breeders.—Wanted large quantity turkeys, geese, ducks and fowls (dressed) for delivery December 20th. Write at once, stating lowest prices and quantity each can supply, to Brooks, 129. Coedpenmaen Road, Pontypridd. 1250p "RODINE" ROUTS R-ATS.-Rats are Tapidly exterminated with Rodine Rat Poison; they can't resist it; they eat it and die. 6d., 1/ 2/ 3/ 5/ post, 3d.—Harley, Chemist, Perth.— I' Agents: Stanton, 26, High St., Brecon; D. I. Williams, Llanwrtyd; H. J. Sparey, General Stores, Presteign; J. Ward, Builth Wells; J. Blower, Knighton and Craven Arms; J. Nicholas, Drug Stores, Llandovery. 1251p "DOULTRY keepers should write to Joseph Thor- dey, Ltd., King's Cross, London, who are the manufacturers of Ovum, Thorley's Poultry Spice, for Thorley's Poultry Keepers Account Book, also book giving useful hints to poultry keepers-, both sent free. 202/205 WALL PAPER, of beet designs and good qual- ity, can be bought at TYLER'S, BUL- WARK, BRECON, as cheap as any house in the trade. See the quality of the paper in the roll be- 1 fore buying. 353 rPR ACTION ENGINES, Road Locomotives, Steam Waggons and Tractors, Portable Engines, Traction Waggons, Threshing Machines, j Road Rollers, etc., for SALE. Secondhand. Full I List free. Special terms arranged. Portables, Rollers, etc., for HIRE. Thrashing Belts of all kinds. Modern Machinery as above purchased.- Only address, HENRY LEWIS & SONS, Thames Bank Ironworks, Reading. Telephone 201. 724p R ATS, MICE, MOLES, COCKROACHES, and xv BEETLES greedily eat HARRISON'S "RELI- ABLE" RAT POISON. Cats and dogs will not touch it. Vermin dry up and leave no smell. Price, 6d 1/ 2/3, and 3/8. Postage 2d. G. W. HAR- J RISON, Chemist, Reading. Sold by Chemiste. Agent for Brecon F. L. Stanton. Hay J. L. Davies & Son, 7, High Town. Builth Wells J. Ward, 8, High street. Talgarth David Evans, Grocer, Liverpool Stores. Llandovery T. Rob- ¡ erts, The Crown Stores. Knighton G. M. Perkins. Crickhowell W. H. Kirkland. All Chemists. 566p pIG keepers who wish their pigs to pay should II' use as a condiment Thorley's Food for cattle keeps pigs thrifty. Sold in cases containing 56 packets 4/6 by agents in all parts. 200/205 PICTURES, well framed hundreds of patterns. See the new, neat, polished wood moulding, can I be cleaned and always looks new.-Tyler and Son, Bulwark, Brecon. 252 WANTED to PURCHASE for Cash, Truck Load MISTLETOE in bundles on rail, week before Christmas.—W. BlackmaB, Salesman, Borough Market, London. 1226p WALLPAPERS from 4id per roll. Any quantity, laa-ge or small, supplied at WHOLESALE PRICES. Largest stock in Great Britain. Write for patterns, stating class re- quired. (Dept. 223) BARNETT WALLPAPER Co., Ltd., MANCHESTER. 1239p W ANTED, a wall-broken (retrieving, smooth- coated Retriever, or Spaniel Dog: state lowest price and particulars.—1274p. "Express" ¡. Office, Brecon. WHITE Wyandotte land White Leghorn Cockerels, pure Cam's and Barron's direct, also single comb Rhode Island Reds, Mason- golden strain—8/6 and 10/- each; splendid well- I grown birds.—'Mrs Jones, Mountain Farm, Dol- I au, Radnorshire. 1264p 1 YOU should know that Ovum is the Poultry Spice pa.r excellence and contains all that is ne- I cessary to keep poultry healthy and produce abund- ance of eggs. Ovum Thorley's Poultry Spice, is sold in cases containing 72 packets Six Shillings and cartons 1/1, by agents in all parts. 201/205 f liMOLE SKIN'S.—"There's Money in Moles." Selito the largest buyers—"The Fur- riers of the West. "—Edwards and Sons, Hereford. I Secure prompt payment. Much higher prices this winter. Write for particulars. 1199p I £1 000 Guaranteed.—Wanted Copper (1/- W, aiited Copper (I/ cVXfUUU lb.), Brass (8y lb.), Lead (26/- cwt.), Heavy Scrap (85/- ton). Buyers' Portable I Engines, Aifortor Pairs (Boilers), Electric Balt- tery, Plates,. Tailors' Clippings. Old Rags, Paper Bagging, Damp Sugars, Rancid Butter, in fact, II aj?y wa?te; Motor tyres, 20/- cwt.—Thos. Horton, a,ii??v waste., 'iA4cytor t?,res, 20,1- Horton, £130 —Easily managed, Fruit, Tobacconist's X13 O. and Confectioner's Business in mili- tary area. Must be sold. Owner eligible fof. Ser-\ Net pro&ts, £ 4 weekly.—Apply, Bufton and Son, Auctioneers, Llandriadod Wells. 379/207 I PREPAID ADVERTISEMENTS. j MISCELLANEOUS. WANTED, Tack for 16 Mountain Ponies—in ¡one or more lots.-J. Lloyd, Doleswvdd, j j Penybont, Radnorshire. 1278p Hexeby gI 've notice that any dog or dogs found — worrying sheep or otherwise on Dolfawr Farm, Llandillofan, will be destroyed. Owners of such dogs to pay aJl damages that may occur if proved. Da,ted this 12th December, 1916. (Signed) David Tom Jones. 1271p KARSWOOD Poultry Spice containing ground ) Insects will DOUBLE your egg supply. Packets, 2d, 6d and 1/ Try it.—Jenkin Wil- I! hams, Corn Mefrohant, Sennybridge. 1288p liamRsT, IFICIAL Legs, Arms, Hands; Crutches, A Leg Irons, Deformity Boots, Trusses, Steel-less Easifit Trusses. Lady Attendant. I Ladies' Belts, Belt-Corsets, Emetic Stockings, etc.-Aillen Pe&roe, 23, Charles (Street, Cardiff. I Tel. 1282. List Free. 189 "Digs are often troubled with worms; Thorley's Worm Powders will olear' same. Sold in j j Cartons containing 6 powders 5d by Agents in all parts, 12 packets one shilling,- post free, from Joseph Thorley, Ltd., King's Cross, London. 199/205 IMPORTANT TO ALL STOCK OWNERS. Keep your stock free from all skin diseases, ver- min, scurf, loss of hair, warble fly, etc., by using the most reliable, valuable, and safe "Non- poisonous" preparation—viz., CORRY'S TOBACCO POWDER. Approved by the Board of Agriculture amd made by Corry and Co., Ltd., at their bonded Stores, Shad Thames, London, S.E. Free of duty since 1866, and may be obtained from all Agricultural Chemists and Merchants in perforated tins, 1/ 2/- each. Cheaper in bulk. tr94/2/Og X\TANTED Tack for ponies. Apply by letter 1268p "Express" Office, Brecon. KILL THAT INSECT, TOMMY I-Send your pals "out yonder" some tins of Harrison's Nursery Pomade—they'll be very acceptable. When you haven't time to wash, there's a big chance you'll have "companions." A little Harrison's Pomade kills every insect on hair and body. In- sist on having Harrison's Nursery Pomade, "Tins of Comfort," at 4id and 9d. Sold by all Chem- ists—or by post from Ha.rrison, Chemist, Reading. Agent for Brecon F. L. Stanton. Hay J. L. Davies and Sons, 7, High Town. Builth Wells J. Ward, 8, High Street. Knighton G. M. Per- kins. Ctrickhowell W. H. Kirkland. Pontar- dulais T. A. Jones. Brynmawr A. M. Jones, 74, King Street. Llanwrtyd Wells D. I. Wil- liams, chemist. All Chemists. 5mp Brecknockshire Sessions. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the next GENERAL QUARTER SESSIONS OF THE PEACE FOR THE COUNTY OF BRECKNOCK will be held at the COUNTY HALL, BRECON, on TUESDAY, the 2nd day of JANUARY, 1917, at 11-20 o'clock in the forenoon, at which time and place all persons summoned to serve on the Grand Jury, Prosecutors and Witnesses, must attend. At 11-30 o'clock the Justices will proceed to transact the County Business. All Petty Jurors, Appellants and Re- spondents, must attend in Court at 11-30 o'clock in the the forenoon of the above mentioned day. HENRY F. W. HARRIES, Clerk of the Peace. County Hall, Brecon, 13th December, 1916. b369/212 W. GODDARD, Dealer in Live and Dead Horses, Cattle, etc. Animals removed within radius of 15 miles of Brecon Pays utmost value for same. Animals killed by most humane process. Post-mortem examinations a speciality. Angel Yard, Brecon. 1257p BRECON & MERTHYR RAILWAY. NO Passenger Trains WILL BE RUN ON THE The Brecon and Merthyr Rdilway on CHRISTMAS DAY, MONDAY, DECEMBER 25th, 1916. Herbert R. Price, Newport, December 1916. General Manager. CAMBRIAN RAILWAYS. Xmas Train Arrange- ments. Sunday, December 24th. The usual Sunday service will operate. Christmas Day. The 5.5 a,.m, Train Moat Lane to Brecon will run at the weekday times. The 5.30 p.m. Brecon to Moat Lane will run at the Sunday times, connecting with the Main Line Trains. For full particulars see hand-bills. S. WILLIAMSON, General Manager. AUCTION APPOINTMENTS. Messrs. David & W. J. Price. (late D. Price and Williams.) Tuesday, January 2nd.-Brecon Cattle Market. Monday, January 8th, 1917.-Talybont Auction Mart. Tuesday, January 9th, 1917.—Sennybridge Auction Mart. Tuesday, February 13th, 1917.-Sennybridge Auction Mart. Tuesday, March 13th.-Se-nnybridge Auction Mart. SENNYBRIDGE AUCTION MART. The Mart si will be held as follows:- TUESDAY, JANUARY 9th, 1917. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13th, 1917. TUESDAY, MARCH 13th, 1917. DAVID & W. J. PRICE, Auctioneers, &c., Brecon. 391/207 Mr. T. J. Phillips. December.—Bridge Street, Crickhowell, Sale of Contractor's Plant, 'Tools, etc. December—Graig Bani Sale. Jamuary 5th, 1917.-Penlan Farm, Lla-ngenny, Crickhowell. Saae of Live and Dead Farming Stock, Grasc; Keep, Implements and Pairt House- hold Furniture. January 8th.—Talybont Auction Mart.. Penlan Farm, Llangenny 3 Miiles from Crickhowell. Important Sale of LIVE & DEAD FARMING STOCK, 50 SHEEP, 8 CATTLE, 3 HORSES, IMPLEMENTS, POULTRY, GRASS KEEP, Part of HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE and DAIRY UTENSILS. MR T. J. PHILLIPS has been favoured with instructions from Mr J. L. Wat kins (who is leaving) to Sell by Public Auction at the above place, on FRIDAY, the 5th day of JANUARY, 1917. the following, viz. :— Sheep.—24 three amd four-year-old ewes in yean; 14 three half-year-old cross-bred ewes in yean; 11 theave lambs; 1 Radnor Mini. Cattle.—Two cows in calf and in milk; 1 two- year-old heifer, Hereford grey (iln calf); 1 yearling heifer; 2 heifer calves; 2 bull calves. Horses. One oart mare, aged, supposed to be in foal; 1 cart mare, three-year-old, supposed to be in foal; 1 oart sucker. 40 fowls, 6 ducks. Implements.—Crambo, cart, roller, plough, pa'ir of harrow., seuffler (by KaII), mooter, chaff- cutter, mowing machine, horse (rake, galvanized dipping tab, double drill, single do., turnip cutter, 'feeding tubs, wimoowing machine, pig troughs. cow ties, pikles, rake scythes, collar, bridle, etc. Part of Household Furniture.-WtaTdrobe, in- laid leather suite. Dairy Utensils. I —— Also Grass Keep from day of Sale to February 2nd, 1917. Luncheon e't 11 a.m. gal-e to commence at 12.30 prompt. Terms—Cash. Neuadd. i^arm, Scethrog, Bwlch, I>v 18t,h, 1916. b392/206 Messrs. Miller, Powell & Co. (F.A.I.) Thursday, I, member 28th.-Sale of Household Furniture, at Tretith Llanflllo. Tuesday, January 2nd.-Sale of Tat Stock at Brecon Cattle Market. Trefithe, Llanfillo. MESSRS. MILLER, POWELL & CO. have. received instructions from the Adminis- trator of the late Mr Thomias Price to Sell by Public Auction the whole of the HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, at the above place, on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28th, 1916. Sale at 2 ( m. sharp. b393/20S i WOODLANDS SCHOOL, For Gir's and Preparatory for Boys. OJiZSwCIDEIsr ROAD- Outside Students may attend for Shorthand and Boe,Keepiiig, Needlework, French, Nature Study, Dancing, Music in all its branches, Singing, etc. Prospectus and Beferences on Application. b724/215 MISS MAY CAMPBELL, R.A.M., Medalist, certificated and trained in the Royal Academy of Music, London, now receives pupils for pianoforte, violin, counterpoint, harmony, theory, form, sight singing and ear training. Pupils prepared for all examinations connected I with the Royal Academy and Royal College of Music. Rathbone, Builth Wella- Next Term commences January 8th, 1917 I Jones' Hotel |l 11?h:V 100 Years ) ADJOINING TRAFALGAR SQUARE, I Suffolk St., Pall Mall, Londoo Telephone No 7314 Gerrard. Telegraphic Addrer-?: Pleasant, London." ￼ BED. BREAKFAST, BATH, and K I tM, ? ATTENDANCE from fl| gjjj Proprietor: H. R. JONES. B tit ?Jt X'MAS ANNOUNCEMENTS. BRECON. For Excellence in Design and Economy in Price get your Xmas Cards and Sta- tionery from Knight's, Viaduct House, Struet. 4 b328/220 The most Up-to-date place to have your Photograph taken, on Midget size, Post Cards with New Year Greetings, Cabinet, Life-Size Enlargements. OLARK, BRECON. PICTURES FRAMED. We have the selection of Mouldings to choose from. b326/220 A. H. SHAPLAND, Ladies' and Gents' Tailor, T:H:E STR UET:J Agent for Burberry Weatherproofs. ————— 1245p Tailor to Brecknock Battalion, S.W.B. For Xmas Cakes, Chocolates, Crackers & Confectionery, ———— '