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MEMORIAL. A number of friends of the late Mr. William Williams, (Givilym ap Rhys,) assembled at the Bull Inn, Glyn Tarrell, and appointed a com- mittee for the purpose of raising a public subscrip- tion, to enable them to erect a monument to his memory at Llanspyddid. „ The chair was occupied by the Rev. J. D. Morgan, vicar of the parish, Mr. John Evans, Post Office, Brecon, treasurer, and JOHN PROBERT, GARNGALED, Secretary. Subscriptions will be thankfully received by either of the above gentlemen. Mr. Williams was a faithful servant to the Odd- fellows and Iforite benefit societies for many years. THE STANDARD LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY. THIS Company was established at Edinburgh in 1825. The Acts of Parliament 2d & 3d Gul. IV., cap. 81, and 8th and 9th Vie., cap. 75, also the 22nd and 23rd Vie., cap. 27, have been granted for the purpose of its constitution and for the regulation of its affairs. It has been conducted with much success, which may be attributed not only to its extensive and influential connections, but more particularly to the liberality of its deal- ings, and to the constant attention paid by the Directors to the adoption of improvements and facilities in connection with the contract of Life Assurance. THE COMPANY'S INCOME, which,, is rapidly increasing, is upwards of Six HunDRED AND SIXTY THOUSAND POUNDS Sterling per annum. THK ACCUMULATED FUND, which is-up- wards of THREE MILLIONS SIX HUNDRED THOU- SAND POUNDS Sterling, is invested in Government Securities: Loans on the Security of Land, by Bond and Mortgage Landed Property; Ad- vances to the Company's Policyholdersj and other undoubted Securities. These Investments were specially investigated, on occasion. the Division of Profits in by a Committee of professional gentlemen for the purpose whose report, which was entirely favourable, -will be found in tile Company's Prospectus. THE COMPANY'S PROFITS have been divided on Seven occasions—1835, 1840, 1845, 1850, 1855, I860, and 1865. The next Division will take place in 1870, and at inter- vals of Five Years thereafter. INTENDING ASSURERS ARE REQUESTED TO LODGE THEIR PRO- POSALS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. HENRY JONES WILLIAMS, General Secretary for England, 82. KING WILLIAM STREET, E.C. S. R. FERGUSON, Besidmt Secretary, 3, PALL MALL, EAST. Every information can be obtained on application at the Offices of the, Company in Edinburgh, London, or-Dublin, or the A gents of the Company. The.. GENERAL PROSPECTUS of the Com- pany shows the Hates,and Conditions for Assurances A broad. ( 82, KING WILLIAM STREET. LONDON, < WEST END OFFICE, ( 3, PALL MALL, EAST. EDINCURGH, 3 AND 5, GEORGE STREET. DUBLIN, 66, UPPER SACKVILLE STREET. AGENT FOR BRECON—TJOHN EVAN8, Post Office. OTIFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH obtained the Prize Medal at the Great Exhi- bition, 1862. STIFF & FRY'S RICH STARCH gTIFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH. gTlFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH. STIFF AND FRY'S RICE STARCH. gTIFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH.- STIFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH. gTIFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH. gTIFl & FRY'S RICE STARCH. STIFF & FRY'S RICE STARCH. Works, Redeliff, Bristol. Established 1818. FIRST BRECKNOCKSHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEER CORPS. ORDERS for the Week ENDING JAN. 5th, 1867. Officer on duty- Lieut. D. Evans. Orderly Sergeant-Lewis W. Price. „ Corporal-Frederick Hodges. Recruit Drill on Monday, Wednesday, and Fri- day, at 7-30 pm. The Reading Room will be open everv evening (except Saturday and Sunday). The Sergt. In- structor will attend on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and the Orderly Sergeant for the week on Tuesday, and the Corporal on Thursday. The hours are from 7 to 9-30 p.m. By Order, PENRY LLOYD, Orderly Rooms, Watton, Capt. Commanding. Brecon, Dec. 27th, 1866. W. AND H. M. GOULDING, MANURE MANUFACTURERS, 108, PATRICK-STREET, 13, WESTMORELAND-STREET, COEK, ,'S OTBLIN, GUARANTEE all their Manures equal to their Published Analyses. W. and H. M. G. manufacture three kinds of Manures— 1st-GOULDING'S SPECIAL MANURE, Composed of Dissolved Bones, Blood, Potash, &c. For Wheat, Oats, Barley, Potatoes, Grass, &c. 2nd-GOULDING'S BONE MANURE. This Manure is specially adapted for the growth of Green Crops, and will be found invaluable for Turnips. 3i!d-GOULDINGIS SUPERPHOSPHATE OF LIME. This Manure contains 26 to 28 per cent. of Soluble Phosphate. It is suitable to mix with Peruvian Guano, and will, in conjunction with it, grow a crop at half the usual cost. Prices and Analyses, giving the Composition of each Manure, with our Pamphlet and Testimo- nials for this year, can be had of the Undersigned, or any of our Authorised Agents. W. and H. M. G. invite applications for their agency in districts not yet represented. AGENTS The South Wales Coal Company-Hereford and District- C If A F V C U T T E bTs FOR HORSE OR HAND POWER, TURNIP CUTTERS AND PULPERS. THE CHEAPEST AND BEST AT THE MAKERS, HODGES AND W EIGHT, BRECON. WHITTHGTOlf LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY. CAPITAL 100,000, With power to increase to One Million. (Established 1855.) ■^LL kinds of Life Assurances effected. Immediate and deferred Annuities. Term Assurances. Invalid lives assured on equitable terms. Free policies to those who cannot continue their payments after 5 years. Low rates and liberal Bonuses. For particulars and prospectuses apply to the Agents. AGENT AT BRECON Mr. Williams, chemist, High Street. LLANOYNIDER Rev. F. Evans. Manager for South Wales-J. Bailey, Stuart Hall, Cardiff. COMMITTEE OF REFERENCE FOR SOUTH WALES. David Joseph. Esq., Ely Rise, Chairman. Rev. T. Price, M.A., Ph.D., Aberdare. Rev. r. Rees, D'D., Swansea. Rev. C. Short, M.A., Swansea. John Carr, Esq., Cardiff. Richard Cory, Jun., Esq., Cardiff. BRISTOL" PACKET ,1 41- f COMPANY. JOHN PROTHERO Respectfully informs the inhabitants of the Town of Brecon and neighbourhood, that he has just taken to the old established and well conducted Carrying Business of the late Mr. W. Thomas, and that all goods intended for conveyance by his Boats, which will arrive in Brecon from Newport every other day, will receive his prompt attention. All goods to be conveyed by Prothero's Boats, from London, per "Great Western & South Wales 'Railway" Newport, from. Liverpool, Manchester Birmingham, and from the North of England, per "London and North Western" to Newport, thence per PROTIIERO'S BOATS, and all goods from Bristol, per "Burton's Bristol Packet." Goods carried and delivered ivith care and at moderate charges. .W No more complaints of delay in delivering goo<ls.-Prothero's Boats will wait the arrival of the Packets at Newport, and be despatched with promptness to Brecon three times a week. Brecon, 1 st Oct., 1863. THOMAS PEICK CARPENTER, LION STREET, BRECON. Undertaker and Funeral Furnisher, ON the most reasonable Terms, combined with COFFINS of superior make and finish. Oak Coffin, or Coffin covered with black cloth, lined with flannel and richly trim- med, with registered trimming, hearse, £ s. and pall complete 2 8 Walking Funerals, ditto ditto ditto 2 2 Elm Coffin, full trimmed, with hearse and pall 1 8 Walking ditto ditto ] 2 Childrens' full trimmed Coffin, with fly, from 0 15 Walking ditto ditto 0 10 KAYE'S WORSDELL'S PILLS. THE BEST FAMILY MEDICINE. Sold by all Chemists, &c., at Is. lld., 2s. 9d., and 4s. 6d., per Box. KAYE'S WORSDELL'S PILLS. THE BEST REMEDY FOR INDIGESTION Sold by all Chemists, &c., at Is. l-|d., 2s. 9d., and 4s. 6d., per Box. KAYE'S WORSDELL'S PILLS. THE BEST REMEDY FOR ASTHMA. Sold by all Chemists, &c., at Is. I ld., 2s. 9d., and 4s. 6d., per Box. KAYE'S WORSDELL'S PILLS. THE BEST REMEDY FOR COUGHS & COLDS Sold by all Chemists, &c., at Is. lid., 2s. 9d., and 4s. 6d., per Box. KAYE'S WORSDELL'S PILLS THE BEST REMEDY FOR BILIOUS DISORDERS. Sold by all Chemists, &c., at Is. l-iel., 2s. 9d., and 4s. 6d., per Box. KAYE'S WORSDELL'S PILLS. THE BEST REMEDY FOR DISEASES OF THE SKIN. « Sold by all Chemists, &c., at Is. l kl., 2s. 9d., and 4s. 6d., per Box. KAYE'S WORSDELL'S PILLS. THE BEST REMEDY FOR GOUT AND RHEUMATISM. Sold by all Chemists, &c., at Is. 1 d., 2s. 9d., and 4s. 6d., per Box. KAYE'S WORSDELL'S PILLS. THE BEST REMEDY FOR FEMALE COMPLAINTS. Sold by all Chemists, &c., at Is. lid., 2s. 9d., and 4s. 6d., per Box. In Preparation for the Press, The Postal and Commercial Directory and Gazetteer OF THE COUNTIES OF BRECKNOCK & RADNOR, By J. LITTLEBTIRY, Successor to MESSRS. WEBSTER & CO. THE WORK will include every Town, Village, Parish, and Hamlet in the above Counties, and all the resident Names will be inserted. Price to Subscribers, 10s. 6d.; Non-subscribers, 15s. Orders received by the Agents, who, to secure the greatest authenticity, will visit nearly every house to collect the necessary information. Persons desirous of possessing Copies should give their Orders promptly. IMPORTANT TO ADVERTISERS. The Work will have an extensive circulation throughout the Principality of Wales and the Counties of Hereford, Monmouth, Salop, &c., &c.; and as these Directories continue in use for years, they afford to Advertisers the advantage of a per- manent publicity amongst the Nobility, Clergy, Gentry, Merchants, Professional Men, Manufactu- rers, Public Companies, Farmers, Tradesmen, Ho- tels, &c., which is not be to obtained in any other way. Traders, whose business is sufficiently es- tablished not to need the assistance of Advertising generally, will find that it is derirable to have their business properly described in a work which is constantly referred to by intending purchasers. Charges for Advertisements: One Page, XI 10s. Half ditto, 17s. One-third ditto, 12s.; Quarter ditto, 9s. 6d. Directory Office, 15, Beaufort Buildings, Strand, London, W.C. ON SALE.-The Postal and Commercial Di- rectory of Bristol, Glamorgan, and Monmouth, price 21s. The Monmouthshire Directory may be had separate, price 7s. 6d. NO W COMPILING. The Postal and Commercial Directory of Hereford- shire, lJrice 10s. 6d. ICEINIOIC'S VEGETABLE PILLS, Without a particle of Mercury, Antimony, or other mineral ingredient, require no confinement in- doors, nor any special rules with regard to diet, their operation having a strengthening tendency, and recommended for HEAD-ACHE, BILIOUS COMPLAINTS, AND ALL DISORDERS OF THE HEAD AND STOMACH. IMPORTANT MEDICAL TESTIMONY. COLERIDGE HOUSE, SWANSEA, Jan. 18, 1864. I have examined the Pills which go under the name of KERNICK'S PILLS," and I know their composition. I have also tested their effects. I can truly certify as to the absence of all mineral or injurious ingredients and I can safely recom- mend them as one of the best aperient Pills for ordinary use in constipated habits that I know. JOHN BALBIRNIE, M.A. M.D BRISTOL, September, 1862. Sir,—After trying many doctors for the Liver Complaint, and all of them failing to do me any good, I took one box of your Pills, and to my astonishment found instant relief, and before the second box was consumed was entirely cured. RICHARD REES, The celebrated Cheap John. THESE INVALUABLE PILLS ARE PREPARED ONLY BY S. P. KERNICK, 23, DUKE STREET, CARDIFF. May be obtained through any Chemist, or his ap- pointed Agents, in Boxes at Is. lid. and 71d. each. WHOLESALE AGENTS, LONDON BARCLAY & SONS. LOCAL AGENTS: Brecon Mr. J. JONES, Chemist, High Street. „ —Mr. JOHN MORRIS, Chemist, Top of Ship Street. Hay-Mr. DAVIS, Chemist. Criclchowell—-Mr. CHRISTOPHER, Chemist. General PRINTING & STATIONERY "REPORTER OFFICE," BULWARK, BRECON. DAVID WILLIAMS BEGS respectfully to inform his friends and the public generally, that he has now in STOCK, a I great variety of STATIONERY COODS, which will be found cheaper than any yet offered to the public of this Town and neighbourhood, and for quality will bear any comparison, it being his anxious wish to supply articles at once reasonable and good. THE STOCK includes Printing, Writing, Note and Papers in great variety, Cartridge and Bill Papers, Tissues of nearly every shade, Blotting Papers and Pads Black, Blue, and Red Inks: Steel Pens and Pen-holders in great variety, Quill Pens, Black-lead pencils, propelling and m wood, Sealing Wax, Ink stands, India Rubber, Elastic Bands a large and suitable collection of ToYS in and out of Boxes ONE PENNY BOTTLES OF GUM, an article required and used by everybody. Note Paper from l |d. per quire to 6d. per quire. Envelopes from 1 d. per packet to 2s. per packet Mourning Note Paper and Envelopes. Memorandum Books, Account Books, Metalic and Pocket Books, Purses, &c., &c. PRINTING DEPARTMENT. D. W. begs further to invite the attention of the Inhabitants of Brecon and County generally, to the facilities he possesses of executing orders to any extent in Letterpress Printing in all its departments, with elegancy, accuracy^and despatch. £ s. d. For 100 Broadside Double Demy Bills, 36in. oy 2:3in., from 1 10 0 For 100 Broadside Double Crown Bills, 31in. by 20in.,frolll. 0 18 0 For 100 Broadside Royal Bills, 25Mn. by 20in., from 1 0 17 0 For 100 Broadside Demy Bills, 22-iin. by 17-lin., front 0 15 0 For 100 Broadside Crown Bills, 21in. by 16in., from — 0 12 0 For 100 Broadside Foolscap Bills, 17in. by 1;3 in., from 0 9 6 2 For 100 Folio Royal Bills, 20in. by 13in., from 0 9 3 For 100 Folio Demy Bills, 17-lin. by ii-lill., from 0 8 0 F6r 100 Folio Crown Bills, 15-i-in. by lO"in., from 0 6 6 For 100 Folio Foolscap Bills, 13-in. by 8 £ in., from 0 6 0 Fro 100 4to. Royal Bills, 13in. by lOin., from 0 5 0 For 100 4to. Demy Bills, llin. by 9in., from 0 4 6 For 100 4to. Crown Bills, lOin. by 8in., from 0 4 0 BRECONSHIRE COUNTY COURTS. These courts will be holden at the places and times following :— Brecknock Friday, January 18th Friday, February 22nd and Friday, March 22nd. Builth—Wednesday, January 23rd and Satur- day, March 22rd. Crickltowell- \V ednesday February 6th. Hay—Tuesday and Wednesday, 29th and 30th January; and Friday and Saturday, 29th and 30th March. BROWN AND POLSON'S PATENT CORN FLOUR. Packets, 8d., Tins, Is. WARRANTED PERFECTLY PURE. Recommended for CHILDREN'S DIET. The Second quality Indian Corn Flour is sup- plied at 6d. Counterfeit cheap kinds are sometimes offered instead of Brown and Poison's, which bears the makers' signatures. "JOHN BROWN," i1 "JOHN POLSON," r Upon each Packet.

BRECON AND MERTHYR RAILWAY.