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VOLUNTEER INTELLIGENCE. Presentations at CHckhowell. It being the desire of the volunteers that ther< should be a public presentation of the silver teS, kettle subscribed for as a token of the respect 01 the C Company for their captain, on the occasiot of his recent marriage, the Crickhowell volun- teers, with a number of friends, were invited to a cold collation at the Bear Hotel, on Nef Year's eve. Captain Davies occupied the chait. and was supported by Col. Gwynne, Assistant' Surgeon Hill, Lieut. Whitting, Mr R. H. A. Davies, Mr R. S. B. Sladen, and Mr R. Camp' bell. Orderly-room-Sergeant Evans was the vice- chairman. Among the ladies present were Mr E. G. Davies, Mrs Gwynne, Miss Ellen Gwynne. and Miss Bell. The usual loyal toasts having been duly honoured, Col. GWYNNE said that he felt it a great com' pliment to be allowed to present this tea-kettle to both Mrs Davies and her husband as a marriage present from the past and present volunteers ol the Crickhowell Company. The tea-kettle bore the following inscription Presented by Col. Gwynne, on behalf of th< past and present officers and members of thi Crickhowell Company of the Breconshire Volun, teers, to Capt. and Mrs E. Gratrex Davies, ot their marriage, November 26, 1834." Mr R. H. A. DAVIES, the secretary of the local cricket club, then presented Capt. and Mrs Davies on behalf of the club with a silver salver as 9 token of regard. He said Capt. Davies had been the leading spirit of the cricket clut for many yearsâindeed, since its forma' tion. The salver was inscribed as follows Presented by the members of the Crickhowell cricket club to Capt. and Mrs E. Gratrex Davies on their marriage, November 26th, 1884." Capt. DAVIES said it was with the greatest pride he returned thanks for those handsome pre' sents from his fellow volunteers and cricketers. The CHAIRMAN then proposed the Health of Col. Gwynne," who responded, and, in conclusion) begged them to drink the Health of theit worthy Captain," who again replied. Other toasts followed, and in the course of the evening several songs were sung.

THE WELSH IN LONDON.