Collection Title: Brecon & Radnor express Carmarthen and Swansea Valley gazette and Brynmawr district advertiser
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￼ Silk & Wool Scarves, Furs, D gg I BUILTH WELLS Really u Useful Christmas Presents. as ￼ ￼ Duggan's, BUILTB WELLS. Mufflers, Socks, Ties, Braces, Handkerchiefs, etc. Good Selection and Va l ue. DP Help The Red Cross Funds, -» BY SENDING OLD RUBBER TYRES, TUBES, OR ANY OLD RUBBER TO IVOR S. WILLIAMS, The Ironmonger, BUILTH WELLS. Ransome Plough Shares in Stock 20 in. Cheese Press, £ 5. Floating Dairy Thermometers, 2/11 each.
BRECON. We understand that the Rev. H. J. Church Jones, M.A., vicar of Battle, completes 25 years' service as curate of St. Mary's, Brecon, on Friday next. The best appreciated and the most attractive Gifts for Gentlemen are to be found in the rare and well-assorted stock at Watts, the Clothier. Brecon Hunt will meet at 11 o'clock on Thursday at Highgrove; Saturday, 28th, second mile, Warren Road; Wednesday, January 1st, Sarnau;-and Saturday, 4th. Pontybat Cross. Roads.—S. W. Morgan, M.F.H. Infirmary acknowledgments are roll ow :-Vege- tables, Mias Williams (Penpont) and Mr Hughes (Slwch House); papers, Muss Tuck and Mr-, Senior; and six vests, Capt. R. Garnons Williams. Major D. Hughes Morgan has appointed Mr Howell Powell, of Brecon, as agent for his Brecon- shire property, to whom all accounts relating to .the estate should be sent. b885/114/1912 At the Borough Police Court, on Monday, Sgt. Wm. Herring, whose address was given as Llanflhangel-Taly- llyn, was ordered to pay 5/- for riding a bicycle with- out lights along the Watton road on the 7th inst. P.,s. Evans gave evidence. Important—Keep your feet warm by wearing the Watts' wool socks. They can be relied upon, because the make and quality are of the very best. A large stock to choose from.-Wiaitts, The Cldt-bler, Brecon. ExoeNent Glass aal Covered Hearse and Car- riages of Qery description can now be supplied by Samuel Perry, Posting Master, Brecon, whose charges are very re&sonaNe. Orders left at 30, Watton, will receive prompt attention. 584 At a meeting of the Chamber ef Trade, on Tuesday evening, it wa-s decided to vote a balance of R8 4s 9d Oil the Prisoners' of War Fund to any fund raisod for welcoming or entertaining local -,oldiers.-The Foot- paths' Committee decided at an early date to take in- to consideration the improvements to footpaths. and stiles on walks around Brecon. Whilst a young man, whose name we understand was Phillips, of Pentwyn, Troscoed, was proceeding along the Struct on Wednesday morning with two hordes at- tached to a gambo, a passing train caused the horses to take- fright. In attempting to hold them 'the young fellow was knocked down and badly hurt. He was taken to the Infirmary in the ambulance. At a special meeting of the Town Council, on Tuesday evning, it was unanimously decided on the motion of the Mayor, seconded by Ald. Thomas Williams, to pre- sent the Freedom of the Borough to Mr Lloyd George. "in recognition of the great services he had rendered to the country and the Empire through his sagacity, <1 termination and endurance." An extended report of lhe meeting will appear in next issue. A Problem Solved—Are you in doubt as to the best present you can give your friends this season? If so, come and see our stock of framed pictures, p-hoto frames, etc., and we (have no doubt that your problem !will be solved. A large and varied i: assortment can be seen at Oscar Watkins's. Top of Lion Street, Brecon. 729/122 Mr Glan Griffiths, well known in many parts of Wales-Brecon, Aberystwyth, Towyn, Cardiff, &c.-as an energetic Y.M.C.A. worker in charge of the soldiers' huts, has just died at Dandrindcd. He returned last April from 18 months' work under the Y.M.C.A. in Switzerland, and has since lectured in many places up- on his Continental experiences. A eon of the late Councillor C. B. Griffiths, of LlansamJet, he was only ill years of age at the time of his death. The marriage of Miss Caroline Ida Dew, second daughter of Mr and Mrs W. H. Dew, of Brecon, and Mr Ernest Robert Walker (late "Princess Pats' Can- adian Light Infantry), eldest son of Mr and the late Mrs A. R. Walker, of Melbourne, Australia, took place on the 14th ult. at Winnipeg, Canada. Rev. Canon Mc Elkeran, M.A., officiated. Mr and Mrs Walker will leave Winnipeg for their future home in Melbourne, Aus- tralia, in the New Year. Coug'h and Colds arc prevalent throughout the town and district. Gwillim's Celebrated Cough Linctus, the best known family remedy, is having a remarkable sale on account of its excellence, in cases of Coughs, Colds, Bronchitis, Asthma, Loss of Voice, etc. In bottles 1/3, 2/6 and 5/ only of Walter Gwillim, M.P.S., Chemist, Brecon. 462/99 Before the Mayor and Mr W. J. Nott, at the Borough Police Court on Monday, John Williams, Mill Street, ad- mitted being in possession of two unseasonable salmon on November 2.5th.- Mr H. F. W. Harries, who appeared for the Board of Conservators, said P.s. Evans met de- fendant in Llanfaes carrying a bag, which contain-,d the two fish. Previous convictions under the Fishery Laws were* proved against defendant by Head Water- baitiff Rigg.—Defendant was fined £ 7 7s, inclusive of costs, a fortnight being given him in which to pay. A National Duty-As, many of our boys will soon be returning, 1t is our duty to see that our homes 'are made bright and cheerful to receive them. We can help you to do this by furnishing you with a. suitable Wallpaper, of which you will find a large selection in stock at the old address— Osca-r Watkins, Top of IJion Street, Brecon. 7299/122 It was announced at a meeting of the County School Governors on Monday that Capt. Ithel Thomas, assist- ant master at the Boys' School, had intimated his inten- -tion of not returning to Brecon, he having taken up a post elsewhere. A vote of condolence was passed with the relatives of the late Mr John Davies, formerly as- sistant master at the schooL-It was decided to re-open the oSoChools. on January 6th, and to hold the prize dis- tribution on January 10th. The prizes will be distri- buted to the boys. and girls, respectively, by Mr Sidney Robinson, M.P., and his daughter, Miss Robinson. A meeting of the 1st Brecon Troop B.L.B. Scouts was ln-ld at the Drill Room, on Monday nighit, for the pur- pose of presenting some of the members with badges. Deputy Chief Constable Steven Jones presided, and the following were present, viz., Scoutmaster P. P. Poulston, Mr J. Rhys Williams (the newly-appointed (secretary of the Brecon Fr< e Church Council), and Mr Adcock. Cpl. B. King, a released prisoner of war, presented the badges, and apropriate addresses were given by the President, Mr J. Rhys Williams, secretary, and three cheers were given to Cpl. King by the troop. Thd fol- lowing received badges Patrol leaders: Arnold Lloyd, Willie Rowlands, Willie Sirrell and A&st. Patrol Leader Tom Jona.\ Scouts: Watkin Rowlands, Ben Griffiths, Wilfred Hawkes, Cyril Lloyd. Donald Davies. Hermann Lewis, Denzil Powell, Oscar Owen, Teify Jones, Wilfred Rowlands, Sidney Hall and Owen Jones. Scout Cyril Lloyd was promoted to the rank of assistant patrol leader. At Lion Street Wesley Guild the gathering cn the 10th inst. was one of the most successful of the session. A paper on Mozart, written by Mr F. C. Winter, was re;1d by the president, Rev. C. A. Harriet. This most interesting account of the life and work of the great master was interspersed with ;instrumental and vocal items from his treasury. Mr R. W. Musk, who kindly visit, the Guild for rthe occasion, rendered in his most excellent fashion the following: --Overture to the Magic Flute, Mozart? great opera, A Rondo, A Fugue, and ,one section of Fitit,e, Nfozart'b 'The Requiem." Mi?s Lindra Johnson, accompanied by Miss Dorothy Hood-Williams, gave a charming rendering of "The Violet." Mr 0. L. Wat- Icins, accompanied by his wife (the Guild pianist), ren- dered in very impressive style "Have compassion," from the Sixth Mass. The President, after thawking the artistes, referred to the common joy in the home-coming of one of the brave, lads, whose name ia on the Roll of Honour, Cpl. Bert King. The large company present joined heartily in singing the Doxology in recognition of his preservation aød safe return.
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I BUILTH WELLS. Morris Groceries as ever the Finest. Regimental-Sergearet-Major J. Hughes, R.E., is home on a well-earned leave. Staff-Instructor F. J. Davies (loth Scottish Rifles) is home on leave. Peas, Beans and Lentels. Finest quality. ,Da-vies Bros. Large stocks of goloshes, gaiters, and slippers. —-Wyles Bros. A flag-day, in aid of the R.S.P.C.C. Society, has been arranged for Xmas. The leading house for ladies' and children's millinery.—Price, Cloth Hall, Builth. The following local men were on leave last week, viz., Regt.-Sgt.-Major Biggins, Lee.-Cpl. S. Vest, and Pte. G. Phillips, Advertisements, notices of meetings, news-Items, etc., for the "Express" should be sent to Mr G. E. Sayce, Fern Lea. Builth WeUs. Priva.te Christmas Cards ait all prices. Special values in boxes of mixed cards 1/ 1/6, 2/- and upwa.rds.-Howard Lewis. I At Wesley Church, on Sunday morning, the follow- ing were elected to the local Free Church Council, viz., Mrs Davies (Police Station), Miss T. M. Price (organ- ist), and Messrs 1. Hamar, J. Morris, W. Jigerton ana W. C. Watkins. Sapper J. H. Thomas, Royal Engineers, son of Mrs Thomas, Garth Road, arrived in Bath War Hoepittal recently from France, where he underwent an operation. He is making satisfactory progress, and hopes to be home shortly. At the Board of Guardians' meeting, on Monday, it was unanimously decided to support a resolution re- ceived from the Lewisham Union, demanding the Ex- Kaiser be handed over to the Allies for trial, his pre- sence in Holland being a menace to .their cause. Pte. J. Camphell, who has been a prisoner of war in Germany since last May (when he was wounded and captured in the heavy fighting at that period), arrived home unexpectedly on Saturday. Considering the hardships he must have gone through he looks amazingly fit and well. Mr D. Evans, parcels van-man at the Cambrian Railway Station, has received the fourth prize, offered by the Company, for cleanliness, and the general good order of the harness, stables, etc. The signal-cabin (south) was ako awarded a prize of 11 for cleanliness and neatness. There was an average supply of fat .stock here on Monday week, 11 animals being placed in the 1st and 2nd grade. Some 300 sheep were also graded at the controlled rates. No store .sheep or cattle were on offer. A few pigs (porkers) realised controlled prices. Supplies of produce were good, with a keen demand at controlled rates. The sad news was received by Mr and Mrs J. Wat- kins, Manchester House, last week, that their son, Pte. .J. Watkins, had died from wounds received in action in France. Pte. Watkins had seen much active service and joined the Army from Talgarth. Much sympathy i> extended to the bereaved parents in their sad bereave- ment. A highly successful jumble sale was held at the Drill Hall, on Monday, the event being in connection with the local branch of the Farmers' Union. A large number of sheep, lambs, pigs, poultry, together with supplies of butter, eggs, potatoes, etc., were offered for auction by Messrs Price 6c Evans, auctioneers, with considerable success. Mr J. D. Harper begs to announce to the people 1 of the town and district that tie has opened a High-Olass Furnishing and Ironmongery Business at Hazel's Old Furniture Store (opposite the Plough Hotel). Support and custom are respec- tively solicited. All goods guaranteed. Inspection invited. b795/131/1912 The following local men were home on leave last week, viz., Lieut. Belmont Humphries, R.S.-Major Biggins, Staff-Sergt. J. Davies, Pte. Fred Allen, L.-Corpl. Griff Phillips, L.-Corpl. Archie Vest. Pte. A. Powell, Pte. P. Price (Australian Forces), Pte. Lyndon Bennett, Pte. W. Weatherley, Pte. B. Burns, Pte. G. Simcocks, Pte. A. Main, and Pte. Archie Combe. An iuteresting Welsh lecture was given at the Alpha Lecture Hall, on Monday evening, under the auspices of the Local Welsh Society, by Rev. R. A. Howells, on TUe life of Will Hopkins, the famous character in the Maid of Cefnydfa.' Mr Roger Williams presided. Interesting Welsh speeches were also made by Mrs Davies (Ynys Buallt), Miss Havard, Rev. Lewis James, Rev. E. W. Jon, s, Mr G. R. Thomas, B.Sc., Mr D. Thomas, Mr James (High Street), Mr Owen (National Prov. Bank). At the conclusion of the proceedings a vote of thanks was accorded the Rev R. A. Howells for his interesting leetuje, and to Mr Roger Williams for presiding. Dr. Black Jones presided over a well-attended meeting ofthe Free Church Council at the Baptist Memorial Chapel on Monday week, when the following eight additional members were co-opted to the council:—Dr. Black Jcnes, Messrs. Percy Davies, T. Wilding, Wal- lace Jones, W. Jones, W. Vest, J. Duggan and J. T. Catley. The following officers to the council were also appointed, viz.:—President, Dr. Black Jones; vice-pr?i- dents, Mr A. P. Morgan and Mr T. Miles; secretary, Mr Frank Davies; and treasurer, Miss Clara Jones. Ar- arangemi?,nt,s, vitlx regard to united prayer meetings were also made. and it was decided to commence the first week in the New Year, together with public meetings. It was also decided that the usual Christmas united service be held at Baptist Memorial Church on Christ- mas morning, Rev. Wm. Bell to officiate. There were large attendances throughout the dAy at Horeb Congregational Church on Sunday week, the oc- casion of the Sunday school anniversary. Rev. L. Beynon ('pastor) officiated at the morning service, and gave an interesting and appropriate discourse, dealing with Sun- day school work. The afternoon service was marked by musical selections, rendered very pleasingly by the Sunday school .scholars. A recitation was also given by Mr P. Bartlett. Mr W. Williams (Cilmery) presided, and gave an instructive address, which was much ap- predated by the congregation. Rev. Lewis James occu- pied the pulpit during the evening service. A .solo, "The Better Land," was also rendered in charming style by Miss Bowen. Collections were in aid of the Sunday school fund".
TALGARTH. Messrs. Chappie Davies and Leslie Gwynne have arriv- ed home on leave from France. Mr J. Cuddigan, who is engaged in the Royal Navy with the electrical engineers, is home on leave. Dr. Owen Morris delivered a lecture on "Hygiene" in the Bronllys Schoolroom on Wednesday, Rev. T. H. Bevan presided. Arrangements are in hand for observing the first week of the New Year as a week of united prayer by the Free Churches. The Free Churches here have decided to hold a Christmas united service. Conditions this year are unique, and the desire is certainly for a closer feder- ation of the Churches. • AT LAST. A PERMANENT DAILY DENTAL SURGERY has been opened in Hay by Mr. A. S. Henderson, BROOK HOUSE, BROOK STREET. Call there before going elsewhere, 629/127 At the petty sessions on the 6th inst. before Messrs. E. Butler (presiding), J. Mills and J. T; Boucher, Elizabeth Ann Williams, Rose Villa Cottage, Talyllyn, summoned James W. Worthy, Crynant, to show cause, etc. Neither party turned up, so the case was 1Struck out. The Choral Society's united choir, led by Mr W. T. Davies, are giving selections and carols in the Town Hall this Christmas. There are also local competitions of a varied nature. Last Christmas the Town Hall was packed, when everyone enjoyed a most interesting pro- gramme. The death took place on the 9th inst. of Mr J. Lewis, who formerly resided at the Talgarth Mill. He had been following his usual duties as a haulier up till about two weeks of his death. He was very popular and much liked by all who came into contact with him. The existing conditions has stirred up within all in this district a determination to celebrate the Christmas season on a vastly more elaborate scale than during tile past four years. The rush of the X'maA trade has commenced in the various shops fully a week early than in previous years. It is satisfactory to note that the huge preparations are being amply i ustified-e specially for the annual visit of Santa Claus.
PAINSCASTLE. I tyev. Joseph James, who a few weeks ago pas-sed away at Hastings, commenced his ministry at the Congre- gational Churches of Painscastle and Rhosgcch, to which he came from Brecon College in the year 1894. He served these Churches very devotedly for three years, when he left for Ivor Church. Dowlais. Hi. pas- torate at Mount Pleasant Church, Hastings, tas.ted only about eight months. His widow is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Evans Price, Llanfaes, Brecon.
HAY. I AT LAST. A PERMANENT DAILY DENTAL SURGERY has been opened in Hay by Mr. A. S. Henderson, BROOK HOUSE, BROOK STREET. Call there before going elsewhere. 629/127 We are pleased to see two of our Hay beys, who were taken prisoners by the Germans home again, viz., Pte. Douglas Williams, son of Mr and Mrs W. S. Wil- liams, Castle Street, and Pte. Everitt Evans, son of the late Mrs Evans, Chancery Lane. Another successful whist drive was held in the Parish Hall on Friday week. Prizes were won as follow Ladies: 1, Mrs Lilwall, Glanwye; 2, Miss Holbrow; and 3, Mrs Powell (Cusop). Gent's: I, Mr T. Pugh; and 2, divided between Miss B. Cater and Mr McGee. Pro- ei;it ¡e;:el the r:dr men's :\fst1I< t:rb I erected in different parts of the country. We are pleased to note that Acting-Sgt.-Major W. C. Elson, W.F., son-in-)law of Mr and Mrs W. Lilwall (Brook House), who joined the Army in 1914, and has three times been recommended for the Military Medal, has now received the ribbon and will receive the medal when he lands in England. Sgt.-Major Elson led an at- tack, brought in and attended to five wounded men, and captured several guns. The death of Dean Smith, M.A., D.D. a former vicar of Hay, at the age of 77 years, has caused wide- spread regret among the parisliioners. After doing great work for the church in Swansea, he came to Hay in 1902 and held the living for about a year. For six years previously he had been connected with the cathedral as chancellor and canon. He was made a chaplain to the Dean of St. David "s in 1897. A successful entertainment, in aid of St. Dunstan's Home for the Blind, was held at Llanigon School on the 12th inst. The chair was taken by Rev. W. E. T. Mor- gan (vicar). The following took part in the pro- gramme:—Misses Price and Jones, children, choir, Miss Olwen Duncan, Molly Davies, Phyllis, Gladys and Thora, Miss Eileen Sandys Thomas, Mr Dennis, Gladys Stephens, Miss Judith Butler, Mr Stephens, Miss Ked- wards, Molly and Blanche, Miss Marwood, Nellie Dav- ies, Freddy Dennis, and Miss Olwen Duncan. At the petty sessions, on Monday, .before Messrs. John Morgan and James Cater, Messrs. J. Williams Vaughan and Enoch George were appointed to represent the division on the Licensing Compensation Authority for the year 1919. An application from Mr Thos. Moxon for a cinematograph licence for the Drill Hall from December 26th, 1918, to 25th December, 1919, was granted.—Before Messrs. John Morgan and T. E. James, Florence Perola summoned Edith Anderson for assault on Saturday, 7th inst. Defendant pleaded "not guilty," and was fined 10/- and bound over in the sum of 25 to keep the peace for six months. The death took place at her home from pneumonia on the 29th ult. of Miss Vera Goodwin, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs Pryce Goodwin (Sheephouse) at the age of 30 years. The funeral was on the 2nd inst., when a .short %ervice was held at the church, Rev. J. J. de Winton officiating. Chief mourners were Mr Lance Goodwin (brother), Mr Fred Goodwin (brother), Messrs. F. and C. Gough, Ludlow (cousins), Mr Conway Beeeham, Redditch (cousin), Mr Goodwin (Welmaston), Mr R. Williams, Neath (uncle), Mr W. Terrett, Hay (uncle), and Mr Goodwin Beavan (Llanigon). A large number of floral tributes were placed on the grave. A very pretty wedding was solemnied at Cusop Parish Church on the 18th ult., when Miss Honor Hendy, daughter of Mr and Mrs Hendy, Conygar, Cusop, was married to Mr W. G. Marklove, Lower Cross, Ledbury. The bride was attired in a tusser silk costume, with hat to match, and was attended by Miss Doris Evans, Hay (niece of bride), who was dressed in a cream silk dress and picture hat. The bridegroom was Mr J. Hendy (Dorstone). The bride, who was given away by her father, carried a bouquet of chrysanthemums. A large number of useful and costly presnts have been received by bride and bridegroom. Rev. E. Streddar (vicar) of- ficiated. A very pleasing service took place in the Presbyter- ian Chapel on the 1st ult., when a children's service was presided over by Mr J. W. Jones, Sheephouse, in the absence of the pastor. Rev. D. J: Davies. Mr Jones gave an excellent, address on the work and talent of the scholars of it-he Sunday school, while prizes were pre- sented to the children by Mr Jones and Mr Brush, superintendent of the school. Recitations, which were much appreciated, were given by the children, Dolly Padden, Lucy McCabe, Hilda and May Beddoes, and Miss Dora Evans, and reflected great credit on the school. A solo was given by Master Leslie Padden, and a, duet, which was beautifully rendered, by Misses Laura and Dora Evans, who were heartily congratulated by Mr Jones and others. There was a very large attendance, and children's hymns were pleasingly sung by all those present.
GLASBURY-ON-WYE. f The spring term of the Hampton Grammar School will commence on Tuesday, 14th January. The rccent visit of Dr. Barnardo's boys here, where they gave two concerts, in aid -of the Homes, realised JE17 12s 7d, clear of expenses. AT LAST. A PERMANENT DAILY DENTAL SURGERY haa been opened in Hay by Mr. A. S. Henderson, BROOK HOUSE, BROOK STREET. Call there before going elsewhere. 629/127
GARTH. i Pte. J. Morgan ha? just been home on 14 days leave J from France.
BRYNGWYN. I AT LAST. A PERMANENT DAILY DENTAL SURGERY has been opened in Hay by Mr. A. S. Henderson, BROOK HOUSE, BROOK STREET. Gall there before going elsewhere. 629/127
CWMRHOS. I We regret to record .the death of Mr Wm. James Morris, eldest son of Mr and Mrs Morris, Cwm, Cwmdu. At the funeral Revs. D. Lloyd and W. Arvon Davies took part. Deepest sympathy is extended to I the bereaved parents. I
SENNYBRIDGE. I Christmas Night Concert. A treat in store I again. Please arrange to attend. b783/131/1912
CLYRO. I We chronicle with deep regret the death of Mr Pryce Hamar Jonc,o. Chapel Farm, at the early age of 18 years, which took place on the 24th ult. Pricey Jones, as he was familiarly known. was a young man of ex- ceptionally promise. When lie was a boy he won many prizes, in the Brecon and Radnor Sunday School Union, often with maximum marks. He entered the Boys' Intermediate School, Brecon, with a scholarship from the Hay and Talgarth Governors. Here, again, he dis- tinguished himself, and passed successfully, out of over 300 candidates, the Custom and Excise Examination. He was appointed to a post at the Inland Revenue Of- fice at Hereford, which post he held at the time of his death. The funeral took place on the following Thurs- (1(-atli. The funeral took pi, day at Llandefalle Churchyard. At Chapel Farm re- ligious services were conducted by Rev. E. Hopkins, Painscastle, and Rev. T. G. Davies, Tredustan, and at Llandefalle Rev. J. Bowen Jones and Rev. T. G. Davies officiated. Deep sorrow for the departed and sympathy with the family was manifested, as shown, by the at- tendance. and floral tributes.
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I ABEREDW. i Miss Phyllis and Miss Cicely Jones (Wye View) were amongst those who honoured and helped our brave Ital- ian allies by selling flags in the district on Italian Flag Day-Friday, Dec. 6th. Upper and Lower Blaennieilwyn farms, which have been in the occupation of Mr W. Price,, Glangwy, Boughrood, for many years, were recently put up for sale, and .purchased by a gentleman from Herefordshire, who is likely to come to reside there. The property be- longed to the Mynors' family, and -realised £ 4,000. Pte. E. R. Pugh, 1st Mons Regt., and Cyril Davies, R.W.F., after spending a few days at home, have re- joined their units, the former in France and the latter at Heme Bay. Two other local men, viz., Ptes. Evan Jones and Alec. Morris, both of the 4th Welsh Regt., are here at present on short leave ofabsenee. Pte. Jones is stationed at Pembroke Dock, and Pte. Morris at Deep cot Camp, near Farnborough. Col. Rees. D.S.O., R.W.F., who is home on a month's leave from France, is staying for a few days at Pont- sioni, the residence of the family here. He arrived there from Pendarren Park, Crickhowell, accompanied by his sister, Mrs Festing. Col. Rees has been awarded several bars to his Distinguished Service Order.
LLANDDEWI'R CWM. I The certificate awarded to William Redfern, of the I school, by the National Lifeboat Association, for an I essay on "The Lifeboat," has been framed and hung iflt the schoolroom in a place of honour.
NEWCHURCH. I AT LAST. A PERMANENT DAILY DENTAL I SURGERY has been opened in Hay by Mr. A. S. Henderson, BROOK HOUSE, BROOK STREET. Call there before going elsewhere. 629/127
TALYBONT-ON-USK. I On the 10th ult., at Bet ha ma C.M. Church, under the auspicei* of the Vale of Usk Free Church Council, Prof. Joseph .Tones, Brecon, delivered a most inspiring and lucid address on "The League of Nations." Mr W. Morgan, junr., Llanbrynean, presided. There, was a fairly good attendance. At the close. Rev. Roderick Morgan proposed a vote of thanks to Prof. Joiws, and this was seconded by Mr Thomas Morgan.
SAVE YOUR SUGAR. We have a large stock of Uncontrolled SACCHARIN TABLETS Scientifically Blended. OUR PRICE:— 2/- per 100. 3/10 per 200. These tablets have AN ANALYST'S GUARANTEE OF PURITY AND HARMLESSNESS. Customers ordering:through the post must en- close 2d. to cover postage. HAMAR'S High-Class Grocers, JBTJILTB. WELLS
LLANWRTYD WELLS. THE EARLY BIRD CATCHES THE WORM. — Fabrics are continually advancing. Thrifty housewives should look up their require- ments in "HOUSEHOLD DRAPERY" and be well advised to make immediate purchases at SAUNDERS MORGAN'S. On Monday week Pte. B. Williams (brother of Mr D. C. Williams, London House) arrived at Llanwrtyd after having been a prisoner of war for 10 months. The .streets in the town of the gallant soldier's home were gaily decorated with flags and bunting, and he was warmly welcomed by his neighbours and many friends at the .station. A proce&sion was formed and marched to London House. Pte. Williams looks exceedingly well and cheerful, despitet-he privation of captivity.
CRICKHOWELL. Rev. Evan Price, of Ebbw Vale, spoke on Kilsby Jones, preacher and patriot, at Danycastell C.M. Church, on Monday night, to an interested audience. Rev. David Lloyd, Cwmrhos, presided. The death has occurred of Mr Benjamin Lewis Games, Nantfinn, farmer, a highly respected resident, and well known in agricultural circles. Deceased belonged to a family who trace their descent back to the famous Welsh chieftain, Sir Dafydd Gam. Mr W. G. James presided at a special meeting of the R.D. Council on Monday at the Town Hall to consider the question of a housing scheme for the district. Mr F. J. Hurley, surveyor, submitted figures, and stated that there was a need of houses in certain parishes. He did not think private enterprise could he depended upon for the next 10 years. After a long discussion, the members were requested to ascertain the needs of their particular districts and report to next meeting. Sergt. C. F. Leonard, husband of Mrs R. Leonard, Penydre, and son of Mr John Leonard, Glencoe, who has been a prisoner in Germany for over 8 months, was ac- corded a tremendous reception on his arrival home on Monday week. In the centre of the town he was hoist- ed shoulder high and carried to his father's residence, a large crowd following. Speaking with considerable feeling, he warmly thanked them for the kindness of the reception. It was more than he ever expected. Of his sufferings he did not wish to say much, except that the Germans behaved like the brutes they were. (Shame.) However, he was among his friends and re- latives once more, and he hoped it would never again be necessary to change his civilian clothes. (Applause.)
LLANGATTOCK. An impressive service was held at Bethesda Congre- gational Church on Sunday week in memory of the late Lce.-Cpl. Joseph Williams, M.M. The officiating minister was Capt. Perkins, Memorial College, Brecon, who was discharged from the Army incapacitated, after serving with the colours in France. Among the hymns sung were "Guide me, 0 Thou Great Jehovah," "Jesu, Lover of my soul," and "Now the labourer's task is o'er." C. An exhibition of toys, made by the inhabitants, was held at the Miles Memorial Hall on Saturday afternoon. The toys, made with much ingenuity, comprised dolls, animals of all kinds, birds, and models of Red CrosiY vans, and G.W.R. motor 'buses, and purchasers were numerous. Much credit is due to the president, the rector, Rev. R. M. Cole Hamilton, Mrs Evans, Llan- wysg, secretary, and Mrs S. D. Caine, School House, treaurer, for their efforts in organising -an industry of this kind locally.
CUSOP. AT LAST. A PERMANENT DAILY DENTAL SURGERY has been opened in Hay by Mr. A. S. Henderson, BROOK HOUSE, BROOK STREET. Call there before going elsewhere. 629/127
LLANFRYNACH. A victim of the influenza epidemic was Master Ber- tram Noah Vaughan, who succumbed on the 27th ult. at the early age of 15. Deceased was under-gardener at Peterstone Court, and held in high esteem by his employer and all who knew him. The funeral took place at the parish church on the following Saturday. The chief mourners were the parents, Mr and Mrs Vaughan. Fred, Stanley, Dolly and Nellie (brothers and sisters), Mrs Meredith (grandmother), Mr and Mrs Price (Trawscoed Lodge), and Mr and Mrs Smith '(Merthyr Vale). Wreaths were .sent from the family, Mr and Mrs Jones, Tyfry, Mr and Mrs Williams, Brynich, Members of the Bible Class, Mr and Mrs Timothy, Br con, and Master Johnny Jones and Miss Maggie Morris, Tvfrv.
CEFN-COED. The death has occurred, at the age of 60 years, of I Mr William Morgan, one of the best known men of the village. He was a brother-in-law to Mr Joseph Price, J.P., and a cousin to Mr Thomas Morgan, J.P., Pont- willim, whilst his brother, Mr John Morgan, resides at WeHing'ton Place, Brecon. Hi, two daughters are bril- liant scholars. Miss Magdalen Morgan, M.A., lecturer at Swansea Training College, and Mi?s Bessie Morgan, B.Sc., science mi?tre&s at the City Schools, Chester.
LLANGANTEN. We regret to state that Pte. Archie Uoyd (son of Mr T. Lloyd, ex-stationmaster) fell in France a few days before the signing of the Armistice. The deceased hero had not been out many weeks. Mr Lloyd's other son, also in France, is safe and well.
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