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WAR PENSIONS. Meeting of the Breconshire Committee. A meeting of the Breconshire War Pensions Committee was held on Friday at the Shire Hall. Brecon, Mr. A. Beckwith presiding. There were also presentâMrs. M. F. Thomas, Mrs. G. G. Strick, the Hon. Mabel Bailey, Mrs. M. Pugh, Mrs. M. J. Thomas, Mrs. E. C. Inglis, Messrs. David Powell, E. Pirie Gordon, M. W. Morgan, John Watkins, J. E, Williams, Hugh M. Lloyd, T. Williams, John Parry, Joseph Price, T. Prosser Jones, T. E. Lewis, William Morgan, Joseph Jones, W. Evans. Hugh W. Jones, and the Revs. D. Saunders Jones and W. Llewelyn, with the secretary, Mr. A. Jolly. C MEDICAL REFEREE. Notification was received from the Ministry of Pensions that they had appointed Dr; Lloyd, Abergavenny, as Medical Referee for the Crickhowell district. PROPOSED LABOUR EXCHANGE FOR BRECON. The Chairman mentioned the question of establishing a Labour Exchange in Brecon. He understood that the agricultural districts were making representations with the object of securing an Exchange at Brecon, which would be very convenient in the case of women engaged in agricultural work, as it would save long journeys. Mr. David Powell: There is a branch at Brecon. The Secretary With no powers at all. Mr. William Morgan: What is the position of the Brecon Exchange ? The Secretary: Merely takes the names and sends them on to Merthvr. The Chairman moved that the committee make application for the establishment of a Labour Exchange at Brecon. Professor Joseph Jones, in seconding, said it had been a standing grievance to be without an Exchange at Brecon. Mr. William Morgan It would be a great boon. The prcrposition was agreed to. APPOINTMENT OF ASSISTANT SECRETARY. There were seven applications for the post of assistant secretary and officer to the committee at a salary of £2 per week, and three who had been selected attended before the committee, namely, Messrs. David John Joseph, 31 years of age, discharged soldier and policeman, Crick howell James Watkins, 51 years of age, 91, The Street, Brecon, and J. A. Williams, 82. The Watton, discharged soldier, aged 51. The first vote resulted as follows -Joseph 18, Watkins 18, and Williams 12 and the final voteâWatkins 15, Joseph 9. Mr. Watkins was thereupon appointed.

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THE WEEK'S GARDENING.