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Breconshire County War Fund.

Brecon Notabilities in 1854.


Marriage of Captain Yigars.


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HAY. ] a ACCIDRNT AT CUSOP. Whilst assisting his men to erect a scaffold at Brynmelyn, Cusop, a few d&ys ago, Mr Ernest B'lker. builder, fell a some distance to the ground, fracturing several t ribs and bruising biwself very badly. We are I pleatied to hear he is progressing favoarably. His ABODE FIXED FOR A TIME.—At a special t Police Court on Monday—before Mr J. Williams- Vaughan (chairman), and Mr J. Morgan.—David e Roberts, of no fixed abode, was charged with be- t ing disorderly and refusing to quit the Three Tuns g Inn, Hay, on the Ilth inst., and further with being drunk in Broad Street later the same day. Defen- dant, who admitted both offences, was fined £ 2 in the first case and 10s in the second and was com- mitted to gaol for one month and 7 days res- § pectively in default of payment, both terms to run concurrently. t BAPTIST CHURCH.—The school anniversary in t connection with the Hay Baptist Church was held on Sunday last. The preacher was the Rev. Llewelyn John. At the afternoon service musical 8 items were rendered by the scholars. ] PARISH CHURCH.—The services at the Parish Church on Sunday last were taken by the Rev Latimer Davies, Oystermouth. DEATH OF MRS SCOTT.-We regret to announce he death of Mrs Scott, youngest sister of Mr E. D. Davies, H, Broad St. Deceased was 36 years of age and leaves four young children. The inter- I ment took place on Saturday afternoon last at the ( Hay cemetery, the Rev. E. W. Stredder officiating. ( At the service in the Parish Church the hymns "Nearer my God to thee'' and "Peace, perfect peace" were sung, the singing being led by the choristers. The organist (Mr T. P. West, Mus. t Bac.), played "0 rest in the Lord" as the mourners ( left the church for the cemetery. The coffin was covered with floral tributes and much respect and sympathy was shown. LIFE IN EGYPT.—Private George Williams, of the Motor Transport Service, and chauffeur to Col. í Garnons Williams, of Waunderwen, is in Egypt. I Writing to his wife on August 23rd he says he is enjoying excellent health. The early mornings are lovely and the nights are beautiful with moonlight; the days are all alike, nice but < hot, and it scarcely ever rains. They get very nice ) services at the church and the Church Army tent in the camp. The natives, he says, dress very ] funnily and at first one can hardly tell men from women as the men wear a loose sort of garment I and baggy trousers of some sort. Very little is I needed in the way of clothes. They sleep in tents on the sand so that everything gets dirty and its a I job to keep clean, but "its alright so long as you I shave every day and keep your hair cut." SHELLS DROPPING ROUND HIM. — Private F. I Williams, of the 1st Herefords (r.F.), in writing from the Dardanelles to his parents, Mr and Mrs < T. Williams, of 28 Castle St., says that at the time < of writing (Aug. 24th) they had been in the ( trenches a fortnight. As he wrote the shells were dropping around him. I PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHURCH. —The Rev. James Watkins made a special visit to Hay in connection I with the Primitive Methodist Church on Tuesday last when he preachsd in the afternoon, and in the evening delivered a popular lecture entitled "The most unpopular things in the world." WOUNDED. -Private Fred Davies, of the 2nd Battalion, S.W.B.. and son of Mr and Mrs John Davies, of Garibaldi Terrace, had his right leg shattered in a night charge on Aug. 20th, which necessitated its amputation. He is lying in Alexandria Hospital and has written a cheerful letter to his parents.—Private H. J. Jones, of the 2nd Battalion, S. W.B., grandson of MrChas. Jones, of Heolydwr, is on sick leave. He was wounded at the Dardanelles in the left hand.




The Government Land Valuation.

Lord Glanusk's Hymn.



Llanwrtyd Wells Notes