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BUILTH WELLS. PATRIOTIC LADIES' COMMITTBIN.-The mem- bers of the Urban District Council met a few days ago and sanctioned the appointment of a Ladies' Patriotic Committee, and asked Mrs Telfer Smith if she would kindly organise the committee and arrange for a Russian Fiag Day at Builth Wells, Mrs Tflfer SoriiUi has acted on the request of the Council and has organ- ised a committee (of which she will be secre- tary) representative of the various places of worship in the town^—Mrs S. H. Wenham (Church), Mrs J., Pierce (Alpha), Mrs Amos Williams (Wesleyan), Mrs Lewis Beynon (Con- gregational) and Miss Goodwin (Baptist). FUNBRAL OF MR. T. P. D WILLIAMS,-The body of tho late Mr Thomas Parker David Williams, Cnwoh.y-Lloe, Builth Wells, was buried on tbe 18th inet. in the parish cburob- ysrd at Llanddewi'r-Cwm. There was a large gathering of farmers from the surrounding districts, as well as townspeople from Builth Wells. There was also a large number of people awaiting the arrival of the cortege at the church. A service was conducted at the bouse by the Rev. S. H. Wenham (vicar), who also officiated in the church and at the grave- side. Mr Sydney Phillips was at the organ. The mourners were:—Mr and Mrs David Williams liatuer and rnotner), air and Mrs Hi. J. Llewelyn (brother-in-law and sister), Mr and Mra Harold Maro (brother-in-law and sister), Mrs Philip Rees (sister), Mr and Mrs Seymoor Davies (brother-in-law and sister), I Mr W. Williams (uncle), Mr G. V. Price (cousin), and Mr A. D. Prien (cousin). The bearers were :—Messrs T R S Edwards, Park Farm; Lloyd Prosaer, Barley Now; Evan Jones and John Jones, Erwhelm; Octaviua Samuel, Erwgilfaeh R. A. Lloyd, The Strand; Evan Vaughan, Park road and Edwin Davies. High street. The ooffin was of pnlishepl osk, with silver fittings, and on the shield was in. scribed: "Thomas Parker David Williams, born 14th April, 1877, died 14th August, 1915." Among those in the procession were the Revs J Evans, rector of Llangammarcb Wells A S Thomas, rector of Maesmynis: and Stephen George, Llandrindod Wells; Messrs D Bevan, Hen-gwm-fach E S Davies, Boiltb Wells; T. Davies, Garthfeliw; A Davies, Noyadd Hall; M Davies, Garthfeliw J Davies, Builth Wells; E Davies, Bron Eppynt; I Davies, Builth Well*; P W Deacon,Greyhound Stores; S Deacon, E P Edwards, Park Farm; J G Eadie, Builth Wells; A R Evans and W Evans, Builth Wells; F D Berry George, Builth Wells; E Jones, Penpwllau; T Jones, Pwll- gwyn T Jones, Cwm-Nantgwyn D Jenkins, Tynwaun E Jones, Jno Jones (Masonio Hall), John Jones (St Ives), Bniltb Wells; J Jones, Gienview J P Jones, Erwhelm H M Lloyd, Builth Wells R A Lloyd, T Lewis, W J Morris (Holwood), J C Morgan (Noyadd), Llandewi'r-Cwm J H Miles, Aberdare; T Morrow, Gro street W F Phillips (Wood- lands), D Parry (Peogarrea), H T Price (Grey- hound Hotel), A. V Price (Market street), S Phillips (Woodlands), W H Pritcbard (Pont- bren). W Smiles, Builth Weils; W Samuel, Erwgilfach; J Stephens, S Thomas, and B Thomas, Bnilth Wells; C H Thomas (Hendre. Einon), D Thomas (Noyadd Hen), C Whislay, Builth Wells T Williams, E Williams (Dalin. wydd), J Wiliams (Maesycwm), T Wadley (Brecon road), W Williams (Sherwood), Roger Williams, Arthur Williams (Wernwen), J Willliams (Hengwm), J Williams (Hengwm), J Williams (Nantyrarian), and Evan Vaughan, Builth Wells. COUNTY SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS. Mr H. Evan Thomas (chairman) presided over a meeting of the Builth County School Governors, held on Tuesday afternoon, and there were also present Mrs Amos Williams, the Rev S. H. Wenham, the 'Rev. D. A. Griffith, the Rev Lewis Beynon, Mr T. B. Lewis, and Mr C. J. Wearn (clerk). Free places were awarded to the two first girls and boys on the list given by the examiner as the result of the entrance I examination. Scholarships were given to the six girls and four boys who obtained over 50 per cent. of marks. Owing to the extra number of scholarships awarded, and the diminishing amount of balance in the scholarships fund, the governors agreed not to award any augmenta- tions to scholarships this year. CASES OF HARDSHIP ARISING OUT OF THE WAR.—At a meeting of the Builth Board of Guardians on Monday, Mr H. Evan-Thomas iiaid he desired to refer to a case mentioned at the last meeting of a mother whose four sons had joined the Army. The report which appeared in the papers seemed to imply that the mother had to apply to the Guardians for relief in consequence of the sojas having gone to serve their country. As a matter of fact, the mother had been in receipt of relief for some time, and although she had an allotment of pay from her sons, there was no desire on the Guardians' part to reduce the amount of her relief. Mr Evan-Thomas added that he felt sure assistance could be obtained in case of hardship from the County Fund, also in case of any person in the district who had relatives imprisoned in Germany. EVANS EXHIBITIONS. A meeting of the trustees of the Evans Exhibitions was held at the Council School on Tuesday afternoon, the Rev D. A. Griffith (chairman) presiding. Others present were the Revs R. James (Llanwrtyd Wells) and Lewis Beynon, Mr H. Evan-Thomas and Mr C. J. Wearn (clerk). The trustees awarded exhibitions to the three boya who.sat at the recent examination.


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