In the lovely Vale of Towy NEAR THE COUNTY TOWN OF CARMARTHEN An unusually Important Sale of one of the most beautiful Residential Estates in the Premier County of South Wales JAMER & JAMES (Fellows of the Auctioneers' Institute) are favoured with instructions from Major E. J. Evans to offer for Sale by Public Auction, at the ROYAL IVY BUSH. HOTEL, CARMAR. THEN, on SATURDAY, JUNE 5th, 1909 (subject to such Conditions of Sale as shall be then and there produced), at 2 o'clock p.m. promptly, the whole of that exceptionally attractive and Charmingly situated FREEHOLD RESIDENTIAL ESTATE known as "YSTRAD," with its picturesquely, undulating and magnificently tim' ered grounds, extensive Park, studded with fine Standard Oaks; compact, comfortable, and well- ananged Mansion of moderate dimensions newly rebuilt Dower House, several Lodges and Cottages, excelJent Stables, Garage and Outhouses, a splendid, walled-in Garden, with modern Hothouses and Conservatories; 5 VALUABLE FARMS and extensive Accommodation Meadows of some of the richest and most fertile land in the Priilcii anty, containing a total area of about 500 ACRES, of the estimated value of Cll30 0 0 per annum, on the banks of the noble Towy River, which it borders for nearly two miles close to the historic town of Carmarthen, intersected by the Turnpike Road and the Great Western Railway main line, distant about 1 miles from the station commanding magnificent views of Carmarthen town and the surrounding unrivalled country, in the. heart of a hunting, shooting and fishing district. The Towy is tidal up to Carmarthen town, a distance of nearly 8 miles from the sea, and is noted for its Salmon and Sewin Fishing, and on its waters yachting may be indulged in, amidst surroundings of unsurpassable beauty. Detailed particulars and plans are now in course of preparation, and may be had (with views of the mansion and orders to view), when ready, from the Auctioneers, 7, Goat Street, Swansea, or from the Solicitors- Messrs. MACDONALD & LONGRIGG, 37, Gay Street, Bath. All Communications to the Editor or to the Publisher should in future be addressed to KELT OFFICE, 302 GRAY'S INN RD., LONDON, W.C.
Notes and News. THE Budget is the universal topic these days. HISTORY will place Mr. Lloyd George as the greatest Budget maker of modern times. TAXING future generations," according to one critic, was the main policy of the Budget. Of one thing we are certain, it will tax future Chancellors to beat the record speech of 4t hours. 2 IT has been calculated that the Chancel- lors' speech contained 27,000 words-the length of an average short novel. MRS. LLOYD GEORGE was the only lady present to hear the Chancellor's speech. She was granted the special privilege of being present on the occasion. THE House of Commons is becoming terribly dull, now that strangers are not allowed in the galleries. On Budget night a few stragglers could be seen around the lobbies, but beyond that, the place seemed in a holiday mood. IT is somewhat inconsistent for Liberals to clamour for publicity and open doors at public bodies, while the Liberal Government itself refuses to permit strangers as specta- tors in the House of Commons. AT a big concert held at Landore on Thursday, Mr. Trevor Evans rendered a song, the music and words of which were com- posed by himself. The following is the first verse Many years have now departed Since I left my native shore, But the happy days with mother Will be cherish'd evermore How I hear her in my fancy Whisp'ring tender words of love, As she pressed me to her bosom While the tempest raged above How she watched me in my slumber, O'er my cradle bending low, Sweetly smiling like the sunshine In the cottage long ago. WE cull the following from the Official Guide to Aberystwyth," issued under the auspices of the local corporation The markets and monthly fairs, held in the Smithfield at the back of the town, are a source of much interest to visitors, as are the language and costume of the country people of much entertainment. The people of Aber- ystwyth itself, of course, are bi-lingual— speaking English as fluently and correctly as Welsh-but the country people use practically nothing but Welsh in the market." We ask our readers to carefully read the line we have italicised. For downright snobbery and Dic Shan Dafyddism it would be hard to beat. AT the Aberdare County Court the other day, a local butcher brought an action against a collier to recover £84 13s. lid. for meat supplied. His Honour Judge Bryn Roberts expressed great astonishment that a working collier should be allowed to obtain credit to that big amount. THE Englsh Church Pageant, which will be held at the Fulham Palace on June 10- 16 next, promises to be a very popular event One of the scenes, viz., The Alleluya Victory," will be enacted by Welsh characters selected from among members of the Welsh churches in London. Any readers wishing to take part in the festival should write for particulars to the Secretary, 116, Victoria Street, Westminster. AN exciting incident took place at Aber- avon last Saturday during a champion solo competition. One of the competitors, Mr. Tom Bonnell, stopped singing early in the song, being under the impression that the accompanist had played a wrong note. The rendering was resumed and completed. At the close it was argued that Mr. Bonnell was disqualified, although the adjudicator said he had given a splendid rendering. After a lengthy discussion and much arguing be- tween the committee and the audience, the prize was divided between three com- petitors, Mr. Bonnell taking the silver cup, after drawing lots with the other two. MR. LEWIS HOPKINS ROBERTS, of Plas Heudre, Aberystwyth, formerly of Canon- bury, London, and of L. H. and R. Roberts, builders, of Islington, who died on the 15th March last, left estate of the gross value of Y,23,958 17s., with net personalty £ 18,661 178. 7d. Probate of his will, dated 17th February, 1903, with a codicil, has been granted to his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Roberts, his brother, Mr. Richard Roberts, of 10, Willow Bridge Road, Canon bury, and Mr. Robert Lewis Roberts, of 28, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Stoke Newington. The testator left his estate upon trust for his wife during her widowhood, and in the event of her re-marriage he left to her an annuity of £ 200, and the ultimate residue of his estate he left upon trust for his three daughters, sums advanced to them being brought into hotchpot.