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NEW MAGISTRATES. 21 Names Added to Breconshire Commission. The Lord Chancellor has added the following 4 names te the Commission of the Peace for County of Brecknock :— o. Jtajor the Hon. Wilfrid Russell-Bailey, ho.. Grenadier Guards, Glanusk Park, 'ckhowell (C) I I James Cater, the Pavement, Hay (C) L Benjamin Davies, Beulah Lodge, Beulah, Vth (L) David John Davies, the Bungalow, Hirwain ]%); tdris Davies, Bwllfa, Abercrave (Lab.) L John Lewis Davies, Yscirfechan, Merthyr taog (L) Jttervyn Thomas Davies, Lower Porthamal, *taee Cocks (C) Wm. Francis Parry deWinton, Glyngarth, l'econ (C) Jno. Harris Furmedge, Penmyarth, Crick- ()\,ell (C) John Harris, Trebanogfawr, Penderyn (L) Charles Wylde Hughes, Glynpedr, Llau- dr, Crickhowell (C) • David Price Hopkins, Bronllys Court, Tal- feth (L) Gwilym Cristor James, Llanwysg, Crick- oWell (L) Howell Richapd Jones, Trewern, Dowlais (L); v Thomas Prosser Jones, Commercial street, ^tradgynlais (Lab.) v Thomas Morgan, Lower Pontwillim Farm, ^econ (C) v John Morris, Pistill, Llanfihangel Talyllyn, coii (L) i Henry Thomas Price. Greyhound Hotel, *<tilth Wells (C) Wallace John Tong, Brynmawr (C) v William Henry Oliver Thomas, Talwrnwinog, 'auwrthwl, Rhayader (L) ;1 Isaac Thomas, Caerau, Garth (L) .John Edward Williams, Nantdduar House, vdach. Abergavenny (-C) Commander Alexander Thomas Lee Wilson, .N., Garth House, Garth (C) r Thomas Williams, Cynlais Stores, Ystrad- nlais (C) 12 Conservatives, 1<> Liberals and 2 Labour. BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES. ilajor the Hon. Wilfrid Bailey is the eldest, only surviving son of Col. Lord Glanusk, .n., D.S.O.. lord lieutenant of Breconshire lld chairman of the County Council. He has !^tVed on the Western Front from the com- ?ncement of the war (for a time in ;lth the Prince of Wales), has won the D.h.U. been several times mentioned in des- Patches. Both his brothers have been killed m e present war—the Hon. W. Bailey, who e home from Africa to take a commission the Guards, on the Western Front, and jidshipman the Hon. Michael Bailey in the I Viand naval battle. j iQ Mr. James Cater is a prominent man in the life of Hay. He is a member and has Jeen chairman of the Urban District Council kid is recognised as a sound leader in local Affairs. In business he is the managing director Messrs. It. Williams and Sons, Ltd., a firm merchants with many activities, which he as greatly extended. Mr. Benjamin Davies is a well-known farmer 1'.1 the north of the county and a good judge of and is a member of the County Council, ■^hich body he has sat for a number of years, -ur. D j x>;lvies is an ex-chairman of the and Penderyn District Council, chair- lliQll of the local Tribunal and' managing lrector of the gas company. r, *r- Idris Davies is a member of the County 'J,1i>cil of some years' standing. As secretary J the Breconshire Association of Friendly j/^eties he acquired such a knowledge of ^'0ua,l insurance that he was appointed a ^efciber of the Departmental Committee which jliired into the working of the National prance Act. His latest activity has been a rllcipal part in the formation of the Brecon- Ire Labour Party. -Ir' J. L. Davies is a county councillor and j Comment farmer in the Brecon district. He j4 deeply interested in mountain pony breeding, I?1" 'Which he does a lot of work as secretary of Eppynt Hills Association, and he has been Hoard of Agriculture representative at the l'econ Rural Tribunal. A, Ir. Mervyn T. Davies, an alderman of the piQty Council, is a leader amongst the jf°Paganda men of the Brecon and Radnor Oners' Union and has been chairman of their i^cutive. He is also a member of the War Vicultural Executive Committee. ,^Ir. W. F. Parry deWinton, whose name of his connection with an old and honoured l'econshire family, is the manager of the J^con branch of Lloyds Bank and the present of the borough. He is deeply engaged v Public work and has been treasurer to various i funds, notably the Breconshire War Dis- Fund, which (thanks to Lord Glamwk's a Npt initiative) anticipated Government on behalf of soldiers and their depend- V X t4 Ir. J. H, Furmedge, whilst not so much "in Public eye as some of the new justices, is ,an who plays several useful parts. He is a h^Ued member of the War Agricultural ^ecutive Committee and he is doing excellent lJl'k in the county on behalf of the Board of t{a.de Timber Supply Department. He is also 6 agent for Lord Glanusk's extensive estates. itb Ir. John Harris, a well-known public man iii |p Cefn district, is an ex-chairman of the i^'Hor and Penderyn Council and a member of Labour Sub-Committee of the War Agricul- ^1 Executive Committee. D. P. Hopkins is a useful member of the £ Board of Guardians and Rural District 1.111il, has been Board of Agriculture repre- 'i^tive at the local Tribunal, and is on the ■\b°°Ur and Machinery Sub-Committees of the Agricultural Executive. G. C. James, who has lost a son in the is a county councillor, chairman of the Jckho well Board of Guardians, and was for a kt S; el, le, time county military representative V?6 Breconshire Appeal Tribunal. He was v>er]y tjie' of a well-known. firm of j^itors at Merthyr. Ir. H. R. Jones holds a post of high ^Serial responsibility at the great works of Messrs. Guest, Keen and Nettlefold at Dowlais. Mr. T. P. Jones, a county councillor of some I years' standing, is a trusted miners' official at Ystradgynlais and is chairman of the govern- ors of the County School there. Mr. T. Morgan is another county councillor and has been a member of the Brecon Board of Guardians and Rural District Council. He is known as a good farmer, and as a member of the War Agricultural Executive Committee enjoys the confidence of the agricultural com- munity. Mr. J. Morris is yet another farmer in the I Brecon district. He was formerly a member of the County Council and has had much to do with local government. Mr. H. T. Price is a man of cany parts. He is at the head of several businesses at Builth. Wells and is about the most prominent public man there. He is chairman of the Urban Council and has been a strong supporter of agricultural shows, ploughing matches and shoeing competitions. He is also a county councillor with long service to his credit. Mr. W. J. Tong is a county alderman and vice-chairman of the Education Committe, and a most valuable public servant, both in county and local affairs. He is engaged in business at Brynmawr as an auctioneer and printer. Mr. W. H. O. Thomas is a county councillor and a farmer well-known in the extreme north of the county. Mr. Isaac Thomas is another north-of-the- county farmer, a member of the Builth Board of Guardians and Rural District Council and a member of the Supplies Sub-Committee of the War Agricultural Executive. Mr. J. E. Williams, a popular county coun- cillor for the Llanelly Hill district, is a leader in all local affairs there, where he is engaged in business.

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