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BRECON TOWN COUNCIL.

GLASBURY.

ABERCRAVE.

I VAYNOR HOUSE GARDEN PARTY.

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VAYNOR HOUSE GARDEN PARTY. Cefn Coed's Successful Fete for Soldiers' Dependents. On Thursday last the beautiful grounds of Vaynor lic-ii-P, Cefn presented a very gay find animated scenes, the occasion being a garden party held there by the courtesy of the H on. and Mrs C. Hore-Rutb\'en. The opening co. remony was performed by Mr David Jones, Wellfield, Dowlais, the High Sheriff of Breconshire. In a very neat speech, Mr Jones ssid that Cefn had contributed her share to the Army and ibat fete had been organized for the purpose of providing the wherewithal to place the dependents of the soldiers in comfort during the absence of their loved ones He expressed thanks to the Hou. and Mrs Hore-Ruthven for placing their fine grounds at the di-pcsal of the committee, who were to be congratulated on the splendid organisation of the affair. He exhorted ail those present to be as liberal as possible at the stalls, bearing in mind that every penny was a help to a worthy cause. A gret deal depended on the manner in which we at heme used our sym. pathies and energies for those in the trenches. He entreated that those far away should never be absent from our thoughts, but that their spirits should be kept up by the knowledge that their wives and families were safe from want and being looked after. Mr Jones then proposed a hearty vote of thanks to the Hon. and Mrs Hore,Ruthven for their kindness in placing their grounds at the disposal of the committee. The vote was heartily accorded and Hon. C. Hore-Ruthven bowed his acknowledgments. The Rev John Davies. rector of Vaynor, called for three cheers for the High Sheriff, and remarked in doing so that they were ex- tremely obliged to Mr Jones for his presence at the gathering. There were on the platform, besides the High Sheriff and the Hon. and Mrs Hore-Ruthven, Colonel and Mrs J. J. Jones (Fronheulog), Mias Violet Jones (Cilsanws), and the Rector of Vaynor., Tea tables were picturesquely spread under the beautiful old trees on the lawn. Mrs Leighton Earle and Miss Nancy Jones had charge of this deportment, and together, with their band of helpers, were kept very busy supplying the needs of those whose appetite had procured an edge in the sweet clear air of .this lovely spot. Among the helpers were Mesdames Davies (Rectory), M. Owen, W. B. Edwards, Ingram, and Richards, and Misses A. and L. Bowen, Washington Bowen, B. Gould, S. A. Thomas, N. Simons, Maun, Jones (Taffe- I chan), O. Jones, Wilkins (Vaynor), and Griffiths. The attractions in the park were many and varied. The tastefully arranged stalls of fruit, ] flowers and sweets, were a feast of colour and beauty, and here Mesdames J. Morris, D. Walker, A. Gwyn, WiHan, and E. Berryman, i proved indefatigable saleswomen. Mrs Gray and Miss A. ivlann supplied delicious ices and cool drinks. The hoop-la wes very enticing and was surrounded by a merry crowd bent on winning some of the really good prizes offered, Mr James Davies and Mr W. Bond bad to be frequently given relays of helpers to keep the demand for hoops. The rifle-range, in charge of Mr Richards (Conservative agent for Merthyr) must have been another lucrative source of income, while many and often were the attempts to''smash the enemy," "Kaiser Bill" and the Crown Prince," rigged up by the ingenious Mr Davies, Inglenook, Cefn Cosd. When funds bad run iow, or when one was weary of the fuc, the gardens of Vaynor House, with their wealth of flowers, were another attraction. The quaint old sou-dial and the ) beautifully laid out flower beds were charming and peaceful. In the late afternoon Corporal Woods, of the 2nd Brecknock Battalion (She champion jumper of the world), gave an exhibition of jumping. Mr Edwnd Berryman and Mr Richards organised races for the boys and girls. Tbo committee, under the chairmanship of Mr David Parry, are to be congratulated on the complete success of their venture, and much praise is duo to the hon. secretary (Miss Violet Jones) for the energetic manner in which she carried out her arduous duties.

UPPER CHAPEL.

LLANGAMMARCH WELLS.

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