PRIZE DAY AT LLANDOVERY COLLEGE The distribution of prizes at Llandovery College took place on Tuesday morning. The proceedings, consequent on the Welsh Pageant now taking place in Cardiff, were of a private character. In addressing the school, the Warden (the Rev. W. W. Poole-Hughes) said that the first year had been one of marked progress and success (applause). There had been a record entry of new boys during the year, not a few of whom bid fair to make a mark in the school and the Universities later on. During the year they had been watching the new gymnasium gradually taking shape, and they hoped to have a formal opening of the building in October. Great improvements had been made on the cricket field. The list of honours, which included an University prize essay at Oxford (The Stanhope), a place in the higher Civil Service, First Class in Classics, Mathematics, and Science at Oxford and Cambridge, and two prizes at St. George's Hosptial, would speak for itself. Within the last few days they had passed through one of these crisis to which are joined great issues. Suffice it to say that by means of the courage and enthusiasm of one of their trustees and the noble generosity of another three acres of valuable land adjoining the play- ground had been acquired for the school for all time. He hoped that they might be allowed to call it "The Tredegar Close," not to perpetuate a name which must live in Wales so long as generosity and chivalry are accounted of, but to act as an inspiration for them and the generations that would follow (applause). He added that another plot of like extent had passed into the hands of an old boy who is interested in the school (applause). He then called on the examiner to give some general remarks concerning the examination. Mr. Cooper (the examiner) said that by reason of the proceedings this year being of an informal character, the formal distriubtion of prizes having been done away with, he hoped the examiner would have been spared from making a speech. He ex- pressed satisfaction at the genuine keenness and hard work put by the boys into their labours. He did not wish to raise any blushes by mentioning names. They would hear them by the Warden when he read the prize and honours lists, but he should like to mention that there were at least two or three boys whom he had examined who gave most admirable promise for the future, and in regard to whom they might look forward to the attainment of high distinctions if they went on as they began. He was glad to think that next term one of the boys would become a scholar of his (the speaker's) own college. He went to Oxford, he believed, in- tent on making the greatest use of the education he had received here. He was going to some extent prepared to impart some knowledge to them there if it was only in the way of teaching them the proper pronounciation of Welsh place-names. Amongst other boys whose work was extremely good was D. G. Davies in the VI. Form, and he certainly ought to follow him before long with a similar object in view. In the forms below, excellent work had been done by a number of the boys. He singled out young Owen Williams who had struck him as doing remarkably good work. but he had only seen a por- tion of his work. He seemed to be one of these splendid people only too rare to-day—an all-round man (applause'). He touched on the importance of examinations as guides, displaying some of the good solid work done, but after all it was what they really did during the term that stood by them in the future. f. The Warden then referred with regret to the de- pirture this term. of the school captain, Mr. Rhydderch._ He had carried out his duties always most conscientiously, and it had rather interfered with his work for the examn-,ition. He paid a tribute to the hard way he had worked in connec- tion with cricket, and what conscientious views he had taken of the duties of his position. The Warden then read the prize-list as follows:— VI.—Latin, D. G. Davies; Greek, D. G. Davies; Roman History, D. G. Davies; Divinity, D. G. Davies; English, L .G. Cooper; French, Brian Rhys; Cefynfaes, W. E. Rydderch; Special Prize, W. E. Rydderch. VA.—Latin, E. D. Q. Mears; Greek, O. J. Jones; Roman History, H. W. Spurrell; Divinity, D. M. Evans. VB.— Latin, O. M. Williams; Greek, O. M. Wil- liams; Divinity, O. M. Williams; History, W. M. Davies; French, 0. M. Williams; Cefynfaes, J. R. Jones. Matriculation Form.—French. W. N. Morgan; English, W. H. Thomas; Cefynfaes, J. K. Muir. Modern V.—History and Geography, A. C. Snow; French. E. D. G. Hughes; Cefvnfacs, A. Treharne. IV.—Latin. G. Rees; Greek, C. A. Loveluck; History, G. Rees; French, A. Thomas; Divinity, E. David Cefynfaes, J. C. Morris. IIIA.-Latln, E. M. Jones; Greek, G. Rees; His- tory and Geogranhv, F. T. Price: French, G .H. Davies; DiYinity-Eng-lish. £ H. Davies; Welsh, J. M. Thomas; Cefynfaes, P. W. T. Thomas. Lower Modern.—History and Geography, B'. W. Benskin; French, Tudor Williams; Cefynfaes, Vaughan Lloyd. MB. Latin, D. T. Bonnell; French, W. R. Spur- rell; History and Geography, W .R. Spurrell; Cefynfaes, D. T. Bonnell. II.—Latin, R. T. Morgans; French, A. P. Davies; Cefynfaes, G. Williams. Mathema ties. -Ila. G. Rees; lib, R.. H. Markall; IVa, W. W. Shearman; IVb, Ivor Williams: IVa, W. R. Spurrell; Vb, D. R. Jones; V, Illtyd Wil- liams. English Sets.—Set I., L. Price Jones; Set II., Joseph Evans; Set III., D. C. Muir. \V elsh. Vaughan Lloyd. Geoffrey Williams' Prizo Man, 1909.-D. G. Davies. Science.—W. H. Thomas. The prizes included bats to J. T. Davies for bowling, and W. E. Davies for batting averages. HONOURS 1908-09. W. E. Rhvdderch-Oplbn Classical Exhibition, Hereford College, Oxford. D. T. Ladd-Open History Exhibition, Jesus College, Oxford. L. V. Owen-The Stanhope University Prize, Ox- ford. D. J. Lidburv-Home Civil Service. W. S. Rowlands—1st Class Classical Moderation, Oxford. Seager Thomas—1st Class Science Tripos, Cam- bridge. Jake Morgan—1st Class Mathematical Modera- tions, Oxford. E. W. M. H. Phillips-The Brachenburz Medical Prize, and the Brackcnbturz Surgical Prize, St. George's Hospital. R. Lloyd-2nd Class Classical Moderations, Ox- ford. R. R. Jones-2nd Class Science Tripos, Cambridge. J. Alban Davies—3rd Class Theology. Oxford. T. W. Thomas—3rd Class Clascal Mods. A. Smith—3rd ClaaS Science, Oxford. E. Evans—President of the Union, Cambridge. D. P. Davies and Wynne Jones-London Matricu- lation. R. Lloyd—Rugby Blue at Oxford. A. W. M. Griffiths-Half Blue Boxing, Oxford.
CARMARTHENSHIRE SHOW LOCAL WINNERS. The annual show of the Carmarthenshire Agricul- tural Society was held at Stradev Park, Llanelly, on Tuesday last. The weather was somewhat un- propitious. The entries in the various competitions were numerous, and were from the best-known breeders from all parts of England and Wales. The Shorthorn cattle and sheep classes were well filled. In the jumping class much interest was taken, and included in the list was the Glencross Bros. "Violet Dee," the trotting mare which holds the mite record, was also entered. The president of the show was Mr. Thomas Jones, Stepney Estate agent, who was unavoidably absent. The secretarial duties were carried out bv Mr. Rhys W. Harry, whilst Mr. W. Griffiths was trea- surer. There was a large number present at the luncheon, which was presided over by Mr. D. John, Felinfoel, vice-president, and at which mention was made of loss sustained by the Society through the death of the late Sir Arthur Stepney, who was a kind friend to the Society by subscribing and ex- hibiting stock. The following is the list of local awards:— CATTLE.—SHORTHORN. Bull-I, T. Thomas, Abernant, Carmarthen, "Towy Marquis"; 2, John Rees, Llangennech, "Guardswell Duke"; 3, B. Roberts, Pontardulais, '"Charming Claud." Bull calf-I, Thomas Griffiths, Llandefeilog, "Monarch." Cow, in milk or in calf-2, D. Thomas, Pontan- twn, "Lilly's Last"; 3. D. Evans, Pontantwn, "Gwendraeth Czarina." Heifer, exceeding 12 and under 24 months—1, Thomas Griffiths, Llandefeilog, "Light Delilah IV." 2, D. Thomas, Pontantwn, "Lilly's Eliza." Heifer calf, under twelve months—2, D. Evans, Kidwelly "Gwendraeth Czarina III. 3. Thomas Griffiths, Llandefeilog, "Light Delilah V." ANY PURE BREED. (Confined to resident tenant farmers in the County of Carmarthen and the Parishes of Loughor and Llandilo-Talybont). Bull—1, John Rees, Llangennech, "Guardswell Duke"; 2, B. Roberts, Pontardulais, "Charming Claude." Cow, in milk or in calf—1. D. Thomas, Pontantwn, "Lilly's Last"; 2, D. Evans, Kidwelly, "Gwen- draeth Czarina." Heifer, exceeding 12 and under 24 months—D. Thomas, Pontantwn, "'Lilly's Eliza." Heifer calf, under 12 months—1 and 3, D. Evans, Kidwelly, "Gwendraeth Czarina III." and Gwen- draeth Mite II." SHROPSHIRE SHEsEP. Ram—2, T. Williams, Pontardulais, "Castelldu Present Time." Ram lamb—1 and 3, C. Driscoll, Whitland, "Cvmro IlL" Three ewes, any age—1, C. Driscoll, Whitland. Three ewe lambs-l and 2, C. Driscoll, Whitland. Salt butter-I. Miss M. J. Peregrine, Llannon; 2, T. L. Phillips, Whitland; 3, Miss Sarah Beynon,, Kidwelly. Cheese—1, Miss Myfanwy Thomas, Llandilo; 2, Miss Annie Thomas, Pembrey; 3, Mrs. Emily Lewis, Llangendeirne. Butter (tenants of Ffynone Estate)—1 and 2, Mrs. E. Williams, Kidwelly; 3, T. Williams, Kidwelly. SHIRE HORSES. Shire brood mare (registered in Shire Horse Society's Stud Book), with foal at foot-3, M. E. and J. Roberts, Pontardulais, "Patchwork." Suckling Shire colt or filly, got by a registered Shire stallion-3, Lord St. David's, Penally "Lyd- step Mistress." Yearling Shire colt or filly, got by a registered Shire stallion—1, Charles Hill, Llandilo, "Lydstep Empress"; 3, M. E. and J. Roberts, Pontardulais, "Llandre Squire." Shire mare or gelding-3, D. Evans, Pontantwn, "Lady Harold." AGRICULTURAL HORSES. Cart mare with foal at foot (mare only judged)— 1, M. E. and J. Roberts, Pontardulais, "Patch- work" 3, A. Morgan, Pontardulais, "Savernake Amy." Suckling cart colt or filly, got by a registered stallion—1, M. E. and J. Roberts, Pontardulais, "Llandre Duchess." Yearling cart colt or filly, got by a registered stallion—1 and 3, M. E. and J. Roberts, Pontar- dulais, "Llandre Squire" and "Llandre Mettle"; 2, Charles Hill, Llandilo, "Lydstep Princess." Two-year-old cart gelding or filly-I, T. Williams, Pontardulais, "CasteUdu Queen Mab": 3, J. R. Thomas and Sons. Pembrey, "Pembrey Belle Cole." Cart mare—1, G. J. Thomas, Llannon, "Lady Regent"; 2, William Davies, Pontardulais, "Hendy Lass." COLLIERY HORSES. Mare or gelding, four years old and upwards, suitable for underground purposes—1, James Thomas, Pembrej, "Darling"; 3, B. Roberts, Pontardulais, "Blossom." Hackney brood mare, with foal at foot—1, D. Evans, Henllan, "Norton Sceptre^ 2, John Evans, Kidwelly, "Nancy"; 3, G. Griffiths, Llandilo, "Ganny." Hackney suckling colt or filly—1, D. Evans, Hen- llan, "Emlyn Model": 3. T. Thomas, Pontardulais. Yearling hackney colt or filly-I, Samuel Williams, Pontardulais, "Lady Katie"; 2, J. Williams, Glan- amman, "Gordon"; 3, Ben. Morris, Pontyberem, "Severness." I Two-year-old hackney gelding or filly-David and D. Lewis, Hendy. Pontardulais, "Lord Chieftain." Three-year-old hackney mare or gelding—1, W. James, Cardigan, "Tygwyn Radium"; 2, H. Rees, Haverfordwest, "Lady Maud." Pony brood mare, not exceeding 13.2, with foal at foot—1, William Morgan, Llanarthney. SADDLE CLASSES. Hackney mare or gelding, under 15.0—1. David Evans, Newcastle-Emlyn, "Ilmlyii Simona." COBS AND PONIES. Cob mare or gelding over 13.2 and not exceeding 14.2-1, John Jones, Llandilo, "Lady Lofty." Cob of the old Welsh type, not exceeding 14.2- 1, David Harris, Tirydail, "Lady Cardigan"; 2 R. H. Sampson, Pontardulais, "Daphne." HARNESS CLASSES. Single harness horse, mare or gelding, 15.0 and over—1, D. Evans, Henllan, "Emlyn King." Single harness horse, mare or gelding, under 15.0 and over 13.2-1, T. J. Mathias, Cardigan, "One of the Boys." Single harness horse, mare or gelding, any height -2, John Jones, Llandilo, "Lady Lofty." TANDEMS. Tandem, any height—2, John Jones, Llandilo, "Lady Lofty" and "Lady Grey." SPECIAL PRIZES. Shire Horse Society's silver medal for the best shire mare, filly, or filly foal-2, D. Evans, Pontan- twn, "Lady Harold." Hackney Horse Society's silver challenge cup, for the best hackney—E. Jones, Manoravon, Llandilo, Towy Vale Princess. Hackney Horse Society's silver medal for the best hackney or pony mare, filly, or filly foal-E. Jones. Silver bowl offered by the President, Mr. Thomas Jones, for the best cob of the old Welsh tvpe-l D. Ha rries, Tirydale, "Lady Cardigan"; 2, R. H. Sampson, Pontardulais, Daphne.
LLANDOVERY WOOL SALE.—A good deal of business was made in wool on Friday at the Llandovery market. Moun- tain and cross-bred were the kinds chiefly disposed of, and prices ranged from 7jd. to lOd. per lb. The chief buyers were Messrs. Davies Brothers, Vale of Towy Factory, Llanwrda, who bought about five tons. RExT AUDIT.—The half-yearly rent of the Henllys Estate was held at the King's Head Hotel on Wed- nesday in last week. At the close the tenants were entertained to a. "recherche" dinner, prepared by Hostess Rees. Mr. D. W. E. Thomas, the landlord, and the young heir, were both present, and entered into pleasant conversation with their tenants. They seemed to greatly enjoy the postprandial proceed- ings, which were of the pleasantest kind, and spoke eloquently of the good relationship existing between landlord and tenants. HAY HARVEST.—Consequent upon the heavy rains and the cold spells of weather, the hay harvest in the district is in a very backward state, and the crops in most places are much lighter than usual. SUNDAY SCHOOL TRIPPERS. -Llandovery was visited on Saturday by a large number of Sunday School trippers who, favoured with fine weather, wrere able to inspect many spots of interest in the town and neighbourhood. OBITUARY.—We regret to announce the death of Mrs. Anne Williams, The Uplands, New Road, Llandovery, which occurred as the result of an attack of inflammation on Wednesday in last week. De- ceased, who was a native of the district, being the daughter of the late Mr. Dl. Rees, Pistyll, Cilgwyn, near Llandovery, was in her 68th year. Much sym- pathy is felt with the family in their sad bereave- ment, especially the husband, who is in his 88th year, I and who was the victim of a paralytic seizure on the day following her demise. Truly, it is -a house of mourning! Only last week we had the melancholy duty of chronicling the death of Mrs. L. Thomas, deceased's niece, as the result of complications fol- lowing child-birth—a sad occurrence which greatly affected the deceased. Mrs. Williams was a faithful member of Salem Congregational Church, where, as long as she was able to get about, she was a regular attendant. The funeral, which was largely attended, and of a representative character, took place at Mothvey Churchyard on Saturday. The chief mour- ners were: Mr. L. Thomas and the Misses Thomas (nephew and grandchildren), Uplands; Mr. and Mrs. Williams, Loughour (nephew and piece); Mrs. Wol- fendale, Orchard-street (niece); Nurse Christensen; Mrs. Thomas (cousin): Mr. Wm. Jones and Master Jones. Cardigan (nephew); Mr. and Mrs. Jones, Abercrave; Mr. and Mrs. John Jones. Abercrave (nephews and .nieces): Mrs. Powell, Cerrigcwnwd (cousin): Mr. and Miss Powell, Pwllcalch (cousins); Mr. and Mrs. Thomas, Llwvncelyn, Mothvey; Mr. L. Price Lewis. Lletvfandde, and Miss Lewis, New Road; Mr. and Miss Price, Caegwyn. At the house the Rev. D. Rhydderch (pastor of Salem), the Rev. H. Ivor James (pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Chapel), a.nd Rev. D. Richards, Mothvey, officiated; whilst the last sad rites at the church and grave were per- formed by the Vicar (the Rev. H. Hughes). The death occurred on Thursday evening in last week of Mrs. Anne Evans, High-street, daughter of the late Benjamin Harries, shoemaker, Crugybar, Caio, and widow of the late Mr. John Evans. Penmine. in her 72nd year. Deceased succumbed after a week's illness to an acute attack of bronchitis. Deceased, who had lived a good many years at Llandovery, was a faithful member of Salem Congregational Church. She leaves two daughters and one son who is at present at Waterford, South Africa, as well as grandchildren, to mourn their loss, with whom. particularly Master Oliver Jones, who was brought up by his grandmother, the greatest sym- pathy is felt. The funeral took place on Monday, the 26th inst., at Crugybar. There was a large attendance at the funeral, many from town accom- panying the mourners on their long journey, and thus testifying to the great respect in which de- ceased was held. The chief mourners were: Mr. and Mrs. T. Morgan, Upton Heath (daughter and son-in-law); Miss Gwladys Morgan (grand-daughter): Mr. and Mrs. French. Pantyffvnon (daughter and son-in-law): Masters Oliver and Pardoe Jones (grand- children); Mrs. James, Pontypool; Mrs. Davies and Miss Harries (sisters). Crugybar:_ Mrs. Davies, Llansadwrn (cousin): Mr. E. Williams, R.O.. Wes- teria (cousin). The Rev. D. Rees (Con!?.). Merthvr Tvclvil. officiated at the house, and the Revs. D. Rhvdderch (pastor of Salem Cong. Church) and D. Rirhards (pastor of Crugybar) at church and erave. DEPARTURE OF THE TER RTT()RIALs. -Lla,ndovcrv Territorials left on Sunday morning, under the com- mand of Lieut. J. F. de Rees. by special train, to undergo their annual training at Ammanford.
PENDINE SAD DEATH.—It is with feelings of the deepest regret we have to record the death on Tuesday morning, the 20th inst., of a dear little girl visitor to Pendine. The little one referred to is Miss Dorothy Evans, daughter of the Rev. H. Evans, M.A., Vicar of Tonge, Middleton, Lancashire, who is now paying his annual visit to this beautiful little seaside resort, accompanied by his wife and family, and several immediate relations. It is surmised that the cause of death was due to an accident which she met with on the previous Thursday while play- ing with her cousin. There seemed to be no serious consequences resulting from the fall, and when the news of her death was circulated in the district the most sincere sympathy of the residents and visitors were extended to the bereaved parents in their terribly sudden loss. The funeral took place on Thursday, and, despite the heavy downpour of rain, was attended by a large number of sympathizing friends. The burial ceremony was performed by the Rev. T. Jenkins. rector of the parish, assisted by the Rev. W. Evans, B.A., Mus. Bac.. Holy Trinity Church, Westminster, London. A very affecting portion of the service was the singing by the child- ren's choir of her favourite hymn, "There's a home for little children." The coffin was of heavy brown polished oak, and bore the following inscription:— "Dorothy Evans; born 26th Nov., 1900; died 20th July, 1909." Lovely wreaths were sent by the fol- low Iii,Fatlier, mother, and sister: grandmother and grandfather; grandma and family; Auntie Emily, Sallie. and Nelly; Uncle Arthur: Cousin Doris; Dr. and Mrs. Ferguson, Weaste; P.M.E. and Sewing Class. Weaste; Winnie and Bertha Shank- land; W. and S. J. Mathias. Pi-t Office; Mr. and Mrs. Brown; M. and R. Harries: Irs. Davies, Shore House: Maggie Benjamin; F. p 1 C. Renfrev; Mr. and Mrs. T. T. Lloyd; Mr. a,1 Mrs. T. Griffiths, St. Clears: Annie, Austin and Willie Ebsworth; Mr. and Mrs. Davies. Belle Vue; Mrs. Benjamin. Spring Well; Dorothy and Jack Llovd. The list of mourners was as follows :-The Rev. H. Evans, M.A.. vicar of Tonge. Middleton, Lanes., and Mrs. Evans (father and mother). and Miss Lucy Evans (sister); Mr. B. Morton, J.P., Bakewell, and Mrs. Morton (grand- father and grandmother): Mrs. W. Evans, Felinfach. St. Clearg (crandmother); Mr. A. Morton (uncle:) Mrs. J. W. Percival: Mrs. H. Morton and Miss N. Morton; Mrs. W. Thoma.s. Coed, Abergwili, and Mrs. J. Williams, Treaskell-fawr. St. Clears (aunts). The family wish to thank the resident and visitors at Pendine most sincerely for the great kindness and symoathy shown them during their trouble. The undertaker was Mr. J. Shankland, New Inn, who superintended the arrangements.
LLANFYNYDD THE PARISH CHURCH.—In connection with the Pairish Church gradual improvements are taking place in many ways. The acetylene gas arrange- ments are being enlarged, new jets put in for con- venience of the choir, and also in the vestry. The generator is housed in a safe and more accessible position, instead of in the tower. A good choir of young folks is being formed and well trained. They are now gathered together in a good position near the instrument, and help most efficiently in the choral parts of the service. Four of the neighbouring churches and Sunday schools are a-etiyly preparing, in conjunction with. IJanfvnvdd, for a grand united choral festival, to be held here in August. Mrs. Cecil Spence-Jones has nresented a beautifully-chased altar cross with nine jewels, bearing the following inscription:—"To the Glorv of God. A thanks- giving offering. Aline Spence-Jones, 6th April. lOÇ)." Mrs Spence-Jones has also nresented a. pair of large handsome candlesticks, so that though this parish is situated in the hoaft of the country, its church is as well furnished and equipped as anv town church.
LLANDYSSUL DEATH.—On Tuesday last week. the death occurred of Mrs. Evans, widow of the late Mr. Thomas Evans, Gwaralltryn, Pontshan. Deceased was 91 years of age, and her husband had died in Septem- ber last, he also being a nonogenarian. The old couple had been married for upwards of 70 years, and of their eight children there are still seven alive, the first death in the family being that of the son, James, in March last year at I the age of 63. On Friday, the interment took place at St. David's, when a large number of fnends and neighbours attended the funeral. The officiating clergyman was the Rev. J. R. Jones, B.A., vicar of Llandy- ssul, who also preached at the church. The chief mourners were Mrs. Lewis, High House, Clifton-on- ?iee* T^1?' J°nes> Salford Court, Clifton-on-Tees: Mrs. Davies, Ham Court, Clifton-on-Tees; Mrs. Da A ies, Arwell, Llandyssul: Miss Margaret Evans, Miss Elizabeth Evans, and Mr. David Evans, Gwaralltryn (children); Mrs. Capt. Evans, ArweI grand-daughter); Dr. H. H. Davies. Llandyssul (brother) Mr. Evan Evans, Gorrig (cousin); Mr. R, H. Davies, Llwynann. Maescrueriau fconsinl; Miss Lloyd, Ty'nllyn (coi^in); Mr. "jaine< Llovd, Blaenfronfrain (cousin): Mr. John Thomas. Llainddu (ccusm). Deceased, who was a Church woman, had been a member of St. David's Church for over 50 years The family were staunch Conservatives and Churchpeople and held in the highest respect in the neighbourhood. The greatest sympathy is extended to all in their bereavement. A TREAT.-On Wednesday last, the members of Ir. Jones (The Vicarage) Sunday School and Biblo Classes were taken for a drive and picnic ID the country, and were entertained to tea on the lawn at Lamnant Hall, where they were welcomed bv Mr and Mrs. Brigstocke. Miss Harris, of Gilfachwen proposed a vote of thanks to Mr. and Mrs. Brio-- stecke for the hearty welcome they had given them, ana to the Rev. J. R. and Mrs. Jones for generously providmg the refreshments. Mr. Fred Davies, The e e' Albion. who had kindly lent his trap to convey them there, seconded in a verv happy speech Great praise is due to bs. Jones for 'the keen interest she takes in her successful classes. SUCCESS. Mr. William Evan of Sprinccroft at the recent Tonic Solfa Matriculation Examination obtained 115 marks out of a possible 120 which is very high percentage, the pass marks beino- 9C He has also sat for the School Teacher's Music Certi- ficate with the following creditable results: Prac- tical. 114 out of 120 (90 being the pass marks); iiieory, 77 out of 100, the pass marks being 60. T ^r" R- Jones, now assisting Mr R- Harris at the Metropolitan Bank, has success- fully completed his final examination of the Insti- tute of Bankers, gaining 29th place in order of merit on the list, and passed Banking Correspondence NN-itli distinction. We heartily congratulate Mr. Jones upon his success. CHURCH. On Sunday morning, a most well-pre- pared sermon was delivered at the uarish church bv the Rev. S. B. Williams. Tenby, son of D.C.C. and Mrs. W illiams, The Tonn. The rev. centleman based his I discourse on 1 Cor. xiii., 13. We are pleased to find the rev. gentleman and Mrs. Howell (his sister), of Hundleton, amongst us on their holi- days. THE PP.Ess.-Out, of the office of Mr. J. D. Lewis, Gomenan Press, has been issued a volume of poetry by Mr. D. Luther Johnson. A few weeks ago was also issued from the same offifce a biographical sketch of The late Rev. T. P. Phillips, Seion. Horeb, and Bwlchygroes, written by his son, The Rev. T. M. Phillips. It forms a most readable memoir of a well-known preacher, and this one may be termed among one of the be^t-writtcn biographies we have in W elsh teeming with taking and peculiar anec- dotes of special local interest.
BURRY PORT HALF-YEARLY SERVICES.—The half-yearly meetings of the Stepney Road English Baptist Church were held on Sunday and Tuesday evening last. On Sunday, the Rev. James Owen, Swansea, delivered' jtoweriul sermo-ns to crowded congregations. In the afternoon, the Rev. Daniel Hughes delivered a Welsh sermon. On Tuesday evening. tile sacred edifice was again well filled, and the congregation attentively listened to an instructing sermon de- livered by the Rev. J. G. Owen, the new minister of Greenfield Chapel, Llanelly. The singing, under the able leadership of Mr. Ivor Innes, showed a. marked improvement, while Miss Gwen Morgan ably pre- sided at the organ. SUCCESS.—We take the advantage to congratulate Mr. Alex f^mith. son of Mr. Alex Smith, headmaster. National School, Pembrey Village, on his success In obtaining his B.A. degree.—Amongst the numerous successes in recent musical examinations, the follow- ing pupils of Mr. D. J. Thomas, Mansel-street, suc- ceeded in obtaining certificates in musical know- ledge: --Ala stcr Thomas David Jenkins, Master Hubert S. J. Owen, Miss Edith M. Wright, the latter obtaining 96 marks out of the possible 100. EXCURSION:.—The scholars and teacherjs of Bethany C.M. Chapel went for their annual trip last Tuesday week to St. Clears. As the weather was so favourable, everyone enjoyed the trip well.
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AGRICULTURAL NOTES According to present knowledge a cow will only give tuberculous milk when she has developed disease of the udder' the whole of the legislation of recent vears has been based upon that-up to now—admitted fact, so that the question is narrowed down to one point, but that point is a most difficult one to decide, because not only is it impossible for the farmer, but it is in many cases also impossible for even the most skilled veterinary surgeon to state with definite certainty whether a cow is or is not affected with this particular disease of the adder; but there are indications with which the experienced veterinary practitioner soon becomes acquainted, and where those indications are present action should be at once taken. In order to get rid of these few doubtful cows it will be clearly necessary to have systematic veterinary inspection of all cows kept for purpose of milk selling; such inspection to be satis- factory; must be carried out by the veterinary officers appointed by the Local Authority in whose district the cows are kept, and it should not be less than once in every six months. This system would at once give confidence to the health committees of the towns and cities to which the milk is sent for sale. While at the same time it would release the farmer from the impossible position in which he finds himself under the present model milk clauses which require him to notify every such case which occurs between the biannual inspection. There is •jio doubt that every cow which shows symptoms of tubereulosis of the udder ought not only to be taken out of the particular herd in which she is found, but ought not to be permitted to continue her career as a milking cow at all; she should be slaughtered at once. as the only simple and effective way of cutting off that particular source of contamination. This would undoubtedly mean that here and there a cow that was perfectly sound in the udder would be slaughtered, as even the ablest men are liable to mistakes, but a year or two of experience would reduce such mistakes to a minimum. The question then obviously arises—who is to bear the loss of the slaughtered cow. The answer is those in whose interest the cow has been slaughtered. A bulletin has been issued by the Education Com- mittee of the Agricultural Department of the Lancashire County Council containing a report on milk tests and records in 1908. The advantages of testing the milk and recording the yield of dairy cows were seen to be so great that the committee .early in 1908 commenced the records. The average iyield of the cows tested was 570 gallons. The value of the milk from the two best and the two worst cows is given, the former coming out at E34 10s. Id. and the latter at £ 5 9s. 6d. Eleven of the 300 cows tested gave milk containing less than the minimum percentage of total solids required by the Govern- ment standard. It is remarked that the great superiority of the older cows as producers of large quantities of milk leads one to consider whether the -system of selling out cows at a comparatively early age is really in the best interests of the farmers who practice it. Three-year-old cows averaged 539 gallons and seven and eight-year-olds 795 gallons. During the past week the demand for meat has been inactive and rates have been barely maintained. Store cattle continue to sell slowly. The corn markets are firm, but the causes of excitement in dIe United States have been removed, as the weather both there and in Argentina has improved. Official average prices of home-grown grain are as follows:—Wheat, 43.3d. per qr., an increase of 3d. on the week, and 12/8 higher than last year; barley, 26/10, 4 higher than last year; and oats, 21/9, an advance of | on the quotation of a year ago. There has been more demand for milk, and rates at the railway station plat forms have been 7gd. per gallon. Bacon is firm. and hams are quiet. Cheese and butter are unaltered. For best hay rates are quoted up to 82s. and 84s.; prime clover TO 85s., and straw to 31s. per load. Potatoes are in larger supply, and meet a slow trade. Wool continues to make good prices. Linseed and cotton cakes are very firm, but the demand is limited. Some experiments of the manuring of seeds hay show that the greatest profit or value of increase over cost of manure was obtained when the manure (applied the first fourteen days of April) consisted of lOlib. sulphate of ammonia, 209ib. superphosphate, .and 191ib. kainit, next being the sulphate of am- monia. superphospate, and muriate of potash dress- ing. As regards varieties of mangolds, Prizewinner produced the largest yield of roots, Tankaid had the highest percentage of dry matter, and Red Emperor the largest yield of dry matter. With respect to seed potatoes from Scotland and Ireland, the wide difference in favour of that from the taller country shown in 1907 was not repeated, the yield from the two being practically the same. In manuring swedes the greatest profit was obtained from the dressings of 1511b. sulphate of ammonia, 5021b. super- phosphate, and 58ib. sulphate of potash, and from 1941b. of nitrate of soda, 5021b. superphosphate, and 581b. sulphate of potash. Owing to the frequent failure of red clover from clover sickness elaborate investigations were made, and the suggestions given include careful tillage and sowing in good time, selection of good seed, and substitution of grass and alsyke on clover-sick ground; widening the interval in the rotation between clover and clover; sowing on wheat and barley (when oats suffer from eelworm the clover is similarly affected); avoid sowing seeds on oats after mangolds; use lime and potash in prepara- tion for seed crop; give basic slag to young seeds in September and October to the previous corn crop. Field trials on varieties of swedes were in favour of bronze tops, which have given on the whole better yields than purpletop, and as regards varieties of oats thousand dollar came first. Land is not cleaned and tilled with the object of being left bare. For if there is a loss of fertility bv leaving land bare in summer how much greater must be that loss when the soil, unless frost-bound or covered with snow, is being continually washed by heavy rains. It would be better to leave the stubbles unploughed until spring than to plough them up in the autumn and leave them bare all winter, for in the latter case fertility is only wast- ing, but there would seldom be any tilth for tho spring crops if the stubble were left unbroken and the only alternative is winter cropping. This is still more necessary where the land is left altogether bare after potatoes or turnips.
MARKETS GRAIN. NEWPORT, Wed., July 21.—An inactive tone pervaded the market here to-day. There was only a small attendance, and little, if any, quotable changes in prices from those J revailing a week ago. CATTLE. LEICESTER, July 21.-There were larger con- signments of home grass-fed bullocks, which came to hand in very good condition; trade ruled brisker at slightly higher rates Extra prime bullocks made 7d. per lb.: good Shorthorns, 643d. -1 and secondary sorts, 6i-d. Young cows realized 52d. to b'ji. per lb. old cows, 4gd. to 5id.; and heifers, to 7d. Sheep sold more freely, light weights making 7id. to 7^d. per lb. medium, 6 £ d. to 7d.: large, 6d. to 6^d.; ewes, 5d. to 5^d. and lambs, 8d. to 8gd. per lb. calves, 7gd. to 8Jjd. per lb. NEWPORT, Wed., July 21.—There was a falling off in the supply of cattle, sheep, and lambs here to-day, but about the average number of calves. Trade showed a slight improvement on the week:- 1 Quotations: Best beef 7d to 7d per lb, seconds 6d 3 to 6JcrToest Irish 6|d to 6^d, seconds 6d to 6^d, cows od to 5 £ d, best wether mutton 7^d to 8d, ewe 6d. to 6gd., lamb 8d., calves 7d to 9d. CHEESE. NEWPORT, Wed., July 21.—A moderate supply of about seven tons met only a fair demand here to- day at the following pricesCaerphillys 42s to 50s per cwt, fancy dairies 51s to 53s, Derbys 56s to 58s, and truckles 63s to 66s. BUTTER. CORK, Wed., July 21.-Firsts 85s., seconds 83s., thirds 82s.; superfine 90s., fine 84s. choicest boxes '90s., choice 85s., and fresh butter from 93s. to 84s. iper cwt. r PROVISIONS. LLANDILO, Sat., July 24.-The market here to- day was a very quiet one. Butter was scarce. There was a fair supply of other commodities, but eggs continue scarce. Quotations:—Butter—fresh lld and Is per lb. tub lid and llgd; eggs Id each, 2 cheese—new 4d per lb, old 5jd, cream and Caer- philly 7d to 8d; poultry-chiàens trussed ll^d per lb, alive 4s 6d to 5s 6d a couple, fowls trussed 10d per lb, alive 4s 6d to 6s per couple, ducks trussed lid per lb, alive 2s 6d to 3s each; flannel- white Is per yard, shirting Is, kersey .Is 3d, serge Is 6d, costume cloth from 2s 9d to 3s 6d, blouse flannel Is 2d, apron flannel Is 9d, skirt lengths 5s 6d. each, ready-made shirts 5s 6d each, turnovers 2s 6d, largo shawls (coloured) 12s 6d each, blankets 20s a pair; wool—white and grey in and out the grease 2s per lb, black (Welsh) 2s 8d per lb, German fingering (mixed colours) 3s 8d. best black 3s 6d. CARMARTHEN, Sat., July 24.—A very small supply of butter was on offer to-day. Quotations:— Cask butter 10gd per lb, fresh ditto Is to Is Id per lb; dressed poultry—fowls 4s 3d to 5s 6d per couple, ducks 2s 9d to 3s 9d each, geese 6s 6d to 7s 6d each; eggs, 13 for Is; cheese, 26s per cwt.
DISTRESSING FATALITY AT NEW QUAY STUDENT'S ACCIDENTAL DEATH. An accident, which unfortunately proved fatai, betel Mr. David Lewis Evans. B.A., Harbour View, New Quay, aged 32 (son of Mr. David Evans, re- tired ship's carpenter), on Thursday in last week, the details of which were the subject of inquiry on Saturday last bv Mr. J. H. Evans, district coroner, Newcastle-Emlyn. The Rev. Stephen Jones was foreman of the jury. In opening, the Coroner referred to the sad acci- dent, and sympathised with the bereaved family. The first witness called was Benjamin Rees, Ty- pistyll, Ponthirwen, Newcastle-Emlyn, who stated that he was a horse-breaker. On Thursday in last week he was breaking in a young colt for Mr. J. Mcrris, Drefach, Cross Inn. He was between 2 and 3 p.m. at Cross Inn, coming up from the direction of the Post Office towards Synod Inn. The colt was driven by lines fastened to the bit rings on each sido, a customary way of breaking in horses. He was on the hill opposite Morgans' shop, when he suddenly saw a cyclist coming round the bend to- wards him at a rapid pace. He had no recollec- tioa of hearing a bell or other signal. He might have been a hundred yards away when he first saw the cyclist eomintr round the corner. There is a cyclists' warning post a little higher up. Witness prepared to hold the colt tighter, and it did not be- come restless until the bicycle was close by. The cyclist came down the left side of the road, which w-is quite the correct course, and he (witness) kept towards the opposite side. The colt had been drawn up to the side of the shop, and was standing still with plenty of room on the road to pass. When the cyclist got close ten the horse jumped and turned his head round towards witness. When the horse jumped the cyclist swerved nearer to the wall and further from the horse. The reins went out of wit- ness's hands and the colt bolted towards home. He next saw the cyclist on the ground about a yard away from the wall. He did not think that he was much injured, and he ran after the horse, which he caught three quarters of a mile away. When he re- turned to Cross Inn the deceased was in a house and attended to by a doctor. He saw a lot of people about who told him that the cyclist had been seriously injured. He did not go inside as he had a horse with him. He could not tell who the cyclist wa.s except by hearsay, and could not identify him. He did not remember hearing the sound of the cycle, and believed that a horse could have tra- velled at the pace the cyclist was going. By the Foreman—The horse had never been driven before, but had been led on the main road. In reply to questions by various jurors, witness said he was as close as possible to the shop. He had no time from the moment he first saw the cyclist to grip the horse's head. He was not cer- tain of the distance from the bend of the road to the place where the accident occurred. It may be 50 yards, more or less. He did not say a word to the cyclist when he came on. He did not see any- one on the road. He was positive that the horse never touched the cyclist. He went after the horse and left the cyclist. He did that in his excitement. He was experienced in his work and had been since childhood accustomed to horses, and was now 29 years of age. He believed that the horse was per- fectly under his control on that day. He did not think that the cyclist was so injured. By the Coroner-Everything was over in about a minute or two. If the cyclist were coming at a slower pace undoubtedly it would have been better for both witness and deceased. By a Juror-Witness did not hear a groan. Mr. Jcnkin M. Davies, Blaendelings, Cross Inn, said that he was in Mr. Morgans' shop on Thursday, where he had been an apprentice for a week. The first thing that he saw was a. horse on its hind legs, which then bolted in the direction of New Quay. He heard a sound as if a horse was being pulled in, and he ran out, but the horse had gone. He saw a mai lying motionless on the left side of the road" to New Quay. The last witness, Benjamin Rees, was close to him and stopped for an instant, but the:1 went after the runaway horse. He (witness) went to deceased, who was lying on his right side in a pool of blood. Blood was oozing from his ear and head. He saw Miss S. J. Thomas and told her to wire for a doctor. He (witness) opened deceased's waistcoat and took his collar off. His eyes were half open. Assistance soon arrived, and deceased was carried to a neighbouring house. The bicycle was about a yard further up and partly damaged. There were no loose stones on the road. Witness knew deceased well, but saw nothing of the accident itself. There was a mark on the wall as if it had bee I done by the bicycle. Dr. James arrived from New Quay in about 10 minutes. By a Juror-The damage on the bicycle was not great. The rim had been flattened in one spot. Benjamin Rees was only about a moment there after the accident. The bicycle was produced, which showed that the bars had been slightly bent. Dr. James, New Quay, deposed that he was wired for about 2.30 p.m. on Thursday afternoon. He went immediately and found deceased lying on a couch at Bryn Alen, with his coat, collar, tie, and boots taken off. The right side of his face and head were soaked with blood. He was restless, moving his arms and legs about and moaning. There was vomiting matter on the floor. The only external injury he could find was a scalp wound, in itself insufficient to cause death. Blood was oozing freely from his ears, which pointed to a fracture of the base of the skull. He had heard the evi- dence of the previous witnesses, and assuming that to be correct the circumstances were consistent with the probable death, caused by the fracture of the base of the skull. Such a fracture might sometimes happen with no injury to the head. A person might fall on his feet and receive such a. fracture. He knew the deceased fairly well. He lived for about four hours after the accident, but did not regain consciousness. The Coroner, in summing »up, said that it was purely an accident, and no one was accountable for it. He had once thought that there was some negligence, but after hearing the whole of the evi- dence he firmly believed that there was no neglect on anyone's part. The thing occurred momentarily. The jury could if they desired throw in some sugges- tio l as to the best method of breaking in young horses. Ho believed that the deceased had* not used the best judgment. Cyclists should be careful when coming down hill and giving ample warning of their coming, and to slow down, and even to dis- mount if necessary. The jury unanimously returned a verdict of "Accidental Death," in accordance with the medical evidence. Capt. Thomas-I should like to add as a rider that horses when taken to the highway to be broken in should be accompanied by two men, so that one could grip the horse's head when passing vehicles on th(,, road. Mr. D. P. Dayies-I object to that as farmers pay rates and they have as much right as anyone to the roads The Coroner-Since you disagree it cannot be added as a rider, but there are press representatives present who can make a note of it. On being put to the vote, nine voted for Capt. Thomas' proposal, and four against. The career of the deceased had been most brilliant. Commencing life as a joiner, he spent nine years at that trade at Liverpool. In 1903, when 25 years of age, he commenced studying for the ministry at the New Quay Grammar School, and after spending a few months at the Aberaeron County School he matriculated in the first division in 1904. He went for a year to Aberystwyth, and after spending three years at Cardiff he received his B.A. (Honours). He was also the winner of the Da.i Isaac's prize. In 1908 he obtained a scholar- ship of J340 per annum tenable for 3 years at the Car- marthen Presbyterian College, and was studying for his B.D. degree when he met his death. He was a most acceptable preacher, and highly esteemed by his fellow students.
CRICKET. CARMARTHENSHIRE v. DEVONSHIRE. RAIN SPOILS MATCH. Result of corresponding match last year:—Devon- shire, 229; Carmarthenshire, 42 and 106. Devon- shire won by an innings and 81 runs. In their annual fixture with Devonshire, which commenced at Llandovery on Monday, Carmarthen- shire were set a big task, and, facing their oppo- nents' total of 313, they had scored 167 for three wickets when play closed. The chief feature of the Devonshire innings was a prolific partnership be- tween Captain Waller and Sturt, the former batting admirably for his 79, which included one 6 and eleven 4's. With Hugh Howell and Ike Evans batting consistently, the first wicket put on 78 for Carmar- thenshire. The latter continued to hit out strongly, finding a capital partner in D. T. M. Jones, and the pair was still together at the close. Jones's 56 in- cluded seven 4's, and Evans hit five 4's. Rain fell on Tuesday, and prevented the resumption of the match. It was at first thought the rain would clear, and play be possible in the afternoon, but at three o'clock there was another heavy downpour, and the game was abandoned. Scores:— Devonshire. Lieut. Wilson, c C. P. Lewis, b Gee 20 Lieut. Hamson, b Howell 22 Light, c Lockyer, b Howell 23 Hooman, c and b Howell 16 Shelly, c Gee, b Morgan 42 Davies, b Cyril Morgan 16 R. G. Cruwvs, c Lewis, b Gee 30 W. F. Sturt, b Gravelle 47. Capt. Waller, c Gee, b Morgan 79 L. Tarnworth, not out 6 Hon. D. Scott, b Gravelle 0 Extras 8 Total 313 Carmarthenshire Hugh Howell, c Davies, b Scott 46 Ike Evans, not out 57 Percy Rees, run out 0 S. H. Lockyer, c Waller, b Cruwys 0 Douglas T. M. Jones, not out 56 Extras 8 Total (3 wickets) 167
BRYNAMMAN NOTES [BIT "PARK LANE."] This week I have the pleasant task of chronicling some successes! recently made by various Bryn- ammanites. At the Glanamman Eisteddfod, held last Saturday, Mr. Richard Morgan, the ever-vic- torous "pennillion" singer, won first prize. Mr. William Jones ("Gwiiym Brynamman") won a magnificent chair and three guineas for the best "pryddest." Mr. Richard Williams, but known to us only as "Gwydderig," out of many competitors, won the first prize for verses on "Dyffryn Amman." Last, but decidedly not least, the Male Voice Party, under the conductorship of Mr. John Jones (Pen- crug), secured the premier award. There were five parties competing, but the adjudicator declared that he had no hesitation in awarding this party the first prize. These make an honourable list. but I would be glad were there more. Last Sunday, at our Public Hall, the Brynamman and District Choral Society held two grand re- hearsals. The choir was well patronized, and well were the audience rewarded for attending. In my humble opinion, the rendering of that beautiful piece of composition, "By Babylon's Wave," was magnifi- cent. Let the conductor and other officials be ever so assiduous and able; let the choir be ever so desir- ous of winning an honourable victory; a choir after all is but an agglomeration of units. Every in- dividual lives in his own exclusive circle-each having its tumultuous or peaceful environment—and having but little time to bestow upon the weals or woes of those outside his own immediate sphere. But given a gem of the composer's art. with a master possessing the ability'to make manifest the beauty and loveliness of that gem, together with a choir sufficiently intelligent to respond to the promptings of both music and master, then that choir is no longer an agglomerated mass, but be- come one grand harmonoius chorus, divine in effect! By Babylon's \Vans! A nation weeping and wail- ing, and groaning under the restraint and torment of its oppressor's heels! Who shall do justice to that theme? Who shall describe and depict that idea? The Brynamman Choir did it last Sunday night! At any rate, I honestly believe that it did. If they sing like that at Cardigan, then I say that before another choir can beat them, it must be good indeed. But even if the much-coveted prize does not come to Brynamman, Mr. Edward Evans, the conductor, may well be proud of himself, for he has enabled us to hear some trul'v noble music. Best wishes, "Teddy"! ) A slight error crept into these notes last week, which I hasten to correct. It was stated that Miss Lenora Jones had been appointed as certificated teacher for the Banwen Schools. This is incorrect, and the mistake arose through an accidental "jumb- ling" of my notes. Mr. Isaac Jones, collier, Mountain Road, had a severe accident last week. and narrowly escaped with his life, at Pencraig Colliery. By pure acci- dent, a charge of powder in the coal-face went off, and caught him straight in the faee, hurling him down like a piece of cork. He was terribly burnt about his face, and for some time his eyesight was despaired of. He was taken down to the Swansea Hospital, but on ariving there, the hospital surgeon advised him to be taken home again, as the treat- ment he had been given by our Dr. J. W. Lewis, J.P., was the best possible. This was a well-de- served compliment to our worthy doctor, and I am pleased to be able to state that Mr. Isaac Jones is now coming on verv well. -• Almost the only topic here these days is the visit of the Territorials to the locality. Hundreds of every age have paid a visit to the camping ground. Last Monday, after a short illness, the death occurred of the beloved wife of Mr. David Jones (Pwllyfan). Much sympathy is felt. for the husband, who has been a confirmed invalid for many years. One little child is left. ft "Sf* The Choir (capital letter, please) has chartered a In special train to convey them to the Cardigan Eis- teddfod on the day of the choral competition. The railway company required a guarantee of three hundred passengers, but these, and many more, were immediately forthcoming.
LLANDILO LOCAL MAX AT BISLEY.—Llandilo has long been noted for its marksmanship, and the performance of C orpl. W. O. Jones at Bisley has done well to keep up the record. In the shoot for the famous King's Prize on Saturday, Jones made a brave show, and, after a hard struggle, finished 86th. He had three misses in hs shoot, and totalled 23 with an aggregate of 287. He also won the L.R. Tyro (series 3) shoot with a total of 62.
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VELINDRh SOCIAL TEA.-On Saturday evening, at the New Shop Long Room, a good number of the athletic fraternity representing the Bargoed Rangers, the Esger Siders, and the Red Court Runners -at down to a social tea. Most ample preparations had been made, and everyone seemed well satisfied. To the credit of the ladies be it stated that the most sanguine expectations were thoroughly realised. The ladies who presided at the tables were the Misses M. C. Jenkins and L. Jenkins, Cartref; Marv Davies, Aberlleine; Agnes Lewis. Frondeg; Alice Davies, Gilwen House; Annie Evans and Ellen Evans. Dolwerdd, and Annie Jones, Gwalia House. A ei y pleasant and enjoyable evening was spent under the presidency of Mr. Alf Jones. Manoravon. Thanks are due to Mr. Sam Jones. Brynderi, for voluntarily giving the services of his gramaphone. The competitions proved amusing, which were judged by Messrs. Dd. Jones, Brynawel: W. Jones, Ogof. and J. J. Evans. Out of a number of com- petitors Mr. William Young secured the first prize for the best wit, the adjudication being delivered in pithy humorous phrases by Mr. Jones, Ogof. The five questions on genearl knowledge proved a taking item, and Mr. Dd. Davies, Pencastell. [secured the prize. The questions were: (a) WThich is correct to say 6 and 4 are eleven, or 6 and 4 is eleven: (b) What comes after the 30th cf June; (c) \aiiip the member of Par] ament. for the district; (d) Who is the oldest man in the room; (e) Who is Mrs. Pankhurst? Votes of thanks to the ladies. proposed by Mr. Alf Jones, and seconded bv Mr. W. Jones, was enthusiastically carried. The' Ran- gers desire to thank most cordially all the gentry and others for the support they have had in the past. with special reference to what Capt. Lewis, J.P., Plasgeler, has done on their behalf.
LLANGADOCK AXXUAL SHOW. As will be seen from our adver- tising columns the annual agricultural and horticul- tural show will be held at Llangadoc-k on Monday. August 14th.' -Some valuable prizes are offered, and there are no fewer than 128 departments. The committee are now negotiating for a pavilion for the occasion. in which case ample room will be provided for exhibitors and spectators. The presi- o011'1 W'^ ^je -vear again Mr. Mervyn Peel, J.P., C.C the scjuire of Danyrallt. The committee have engaged the services of two judges for the horticul- tural classes. This will enable the judges to finish the work in good time. The show will be open to the general public at 1 p.m. sharp. The s. are Messrs. W. J. Lloyd and Joe Davies. The com- mittee are specially anxious to impress upon intend- ing exhibitors that entries close definitely on Mnn. day, 9th of August. °
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