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QUARTER SESSIONS. The Responsibilities of Magis- trates. It was an interesting coincidence of the Summer Quarter Sessions for Breconshire, held on Tuesday at Brecon, that whilst there were no prisoners for trial, most of the recently appointed magistrates attended to take the oaths of allegiance and impartiality. The magistrates present including those newly appointed) were the Hon R C Devereux (chairman), Mr J E Moore-Gwyn, Mr E Butler, Capt H Graystone, Mr A A Mitchell, Mr W F Parry deWinton, Mr Owen Price. Commander Alec Wilson, R.X., Messrs M T Davies, J W Jones, D P Hopkins. D J Davies. Jno. Harris, Jno. Morris, W H 0 Thomas, Idris Davies, J E Williams. T Williams (Ystradgynlais), T E James, Jos. Price, J L Davies. T P Jones, J Cater, Jno. Morgan. H T Price. B Davies, I Thomas, and C W Hughes. The Chairman remarked thai he felt he ought in the name of the senior justices to extend to the new magistrates a hearty welcome, whilst congratulating them on the honourable appoiutment which had been con- ferred upon them and congratulating the Court on the great accession of strength it had r 9 thereby received. As a member of the Advisory Committee, he felt himself at liberty to say that the names of the new justices were submitted to the Lord Chancellor because their activity and impartiality in district and county matters seemed to guarantee an equally faithful discharge of magisterial duties. He would like to say-and this applieJf not only to the new magistrates, but also to some of the old—that the office was uot merely an honorary one, but entailed certain responsibilities. Petty sessions for the ensuing twelve months were fixed at the begin- ning of each year, and there was no excuse for not knowing when they were a bout "to occur. L, y And certainly there was no excuse for treating them as an engagement only to be kept when there was nothing better to do. Now that an adequate addition had been made to the strength of each petty sessional division that seemed to require it. he hoped they would have no further complaints of difficulties in obtaining sufficient magistrates to form a bench. RATING APPEALS. Two appeals by William Rees Evans against poor rate -assessments made by the Merthyr Union Assessment Committee in respect of Blaenanthir and Gellytarw, in the parish of Pencleryn. were settled by agreement. Mr Washington Bowen, for the respondents, shied that the agreed terms were :—Gellitarw— Gross assessment on land reduced from £ 79 10s. to £ 08 15s.; ratable reduced from f75 10s. to £CG 10s.; gross assessment on buildings remaining at £ 11 5s. and ratable at £ 9.' Blaenanthir—Gross assessment on land reduced from £ 27 2s. to J;23 ratable reduced from £ 25 15s. to JE21 15s.; no buildings. The respondents would also pay 10 gs. costs and 12s. (¡d. expenses. Mr \Y.1. Jones (Messrs Powell, Hughes and Jones, Brynmawr), appearing for the Brynmawr Gas. Company in an appeal against an assess- ment of gas mains at Brynmawr made by the Crickhowell Union Assessment Committee, ap- plied for a respite to the October Sessions, the respondents having asked for an adjournment owing to being unable to get their valuer's report in time. T. Yaughan, Crickhowell, for the re- spondents, said this was entirely a matter of expert advice, and when the experts met they might be able to make a suggestion acceptable to both parties. The respite was ordered.
TRECASTLE NOTES AND NEWS
TRECASTLE NOTES AND NEWS [By XOVUS Two of our local boys in khaki paid a short wisit to their homes last week end—Private Morgan Watkins, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Howell Watkins, of Llwynenn Farm, who is now partly recovered from severe wounds received soyie time ago somewhere in France and who has been recom- mended for discharge, and Private J. Donovan, R.F.A.. of Chapel street, Trecastle. who is on the eve of his departure to the fighting line in France. The news that farm hands will be allowed by the military authorities to remain on the land until the harvest is over was received with much satisfaction by all agriculturists in this locality. Farmers, under the Corn Production Act. have largely increased their ploughed land, which has been sown with seeds at high prices and inability to gather the crops after such an expensive outlay would be financially disastrous to a large number who have had to buy farming implements as well as their seeds at largely increased prices. This year's shearing is now over and sheep owners have been fortunate in having good wenther to get their wool clipped and washed in excellent candition, enabling them to ask the highest price offered by the Wool Purchase Department. The frosty nights we had in the early part of last week played havoc with gardens in close proximity to the rivers and the produce has been much damaged in some cases even ferns alongside the river banks have been so much touched" that they already wear their autumnal tints.
BEULAH War Items.—The following joined up last week. viz.. Mr. Edgar Davies, son of Mr. Davies. Fvourydd Mr. Willie Powell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Powell, Loftybardd Mr: Chris- topher Kirby, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kirby. Lhvynmadoc and Mr. Emrys Davies, nephew of Mr. Jones, Brynmoelddu, and son of Mr. and Mrs. Davies, Litn,amm:rch.-GLiii tier Gilbert J. Williams, nephew of Mr. and Mrs. Jones. Lodge, who^has been in hospital iii-Fraiiee. suffering from severe fever, after landing from Egypt, is progressing favourably and is now in a London hospital.—Signaller Frank Richards, son of Mrs.. Richards. The Shop, is now in hospital suffering from influenza.
BUILTH WELLS. The Girl Guides.— One of the recent developments at Builth Wells is a smart com- pany of the Girl Guides, and on Saturday afternoon they were addressed by Mrs J. D. D. Evans, Ffrwdgrech. Brecon. Miss Yaughan, the Castle, has taken over the secretarial duties and the Guides will soon be provided with full uniform. After the meeting on I Saturday the whole company paraded from the Church Hall to Builth Wells station to meet the 4-15 train, on which Mrs Evans returned to the county town. Police Inspection.—Capt. Tomason. H.M. Inspector of Constabulary, inspected the local Police Force on Thursday. and expressed him- self as well pleased with their bearing and appearance. A Choice of Dates.—At the Police Court on Monday Mrs E. N. Straffen, fruiterer. High street, was charged by the Local Food Control Committee with selling dates at the rtte,of If() per lb., the controlled price being (id. per lb. —Mr H. Oliver, Llandrindod Wells, appeared for the prosecution, and Mr E. P. Careless. Llandrindod Wells, for the defence.—Miss Blanche Thomas stated that on the day of the second May Fair she purchased half-a-pound of dates from Mrs Straffen, and paid fld. On the following Thursday witness asked Mrs Straffen if she had not made a mistake in the price of the dates. Mrs Straffen then denied having served witness, but eventually gave her back Gd. to make up for any overcharge.—Cross- examined, witness admitted that the shop was full of customers, and that she could not dis- tinguish between Persian dates and others and did not ask for any particular kind.—Mr Care- less pointed out that Mrs Straffen had three kinds of dates in the shop, and in the rush of business Miss Thomas was served with dates from a certain box and was charged the correct price.—The Bench dismissed the case. Aeroplanes from Builth Wells. From the way the inhabitants of Builth and district have supported the efforts of the War Savings Committee it js evident that sufficient money will be forthcoming to purchase a dozen or more aeroplanes. 18,000 has already been invested, and the aeroplane campaign has not yet reached its climax. Please read the advertisement on page 1.
LLANAFANFAWR. Death.—We regret to record the death of Mrs Williams, Danyrallt, who had been ailing for a long time. and who passed away on Tues- day, 25th ult. The deceased, who was a widow, was a native of Llanwrtyd district, being the daughter (Miss Protheroe) of Pistyllgwyn. On her marriage she came to live at Danyrallt. Her husband. Mr John Williams, who predeceased her eighteen years ago (having died March 25th. 1900), was the youngest son of the late Rev. David Williams, who was pastor of Tcoed- rhiwdalar for 00 years. Mrs Williams was buried at Troedrhiwdalar on Saturday last. The Rev. D. A. Griffith, pastor, officiated. The chief mourners were :—Mr John Williams, son, Danyralft Mrs Jones, daughter, Aber- gavenny Mrs Lewis, daughter, Eppynt Villa, Garth Misses Mary and Catherine Williams, daughters. Danyrallt Mrs Jones, sister, Dinas, Llanwrtyd Mrs Lewis, sister. Swan Hotel, Builth Mrs Jones, sister, Dolmenyn. Garth and Mr David Protheroe, brother, Genfron, Llanwrtyd. The duties of undertaker were carried out by Mr Edward Price, Pantglas, Beulah. The coffin was of polished oak, with brass fittings and an engraved plate bearing the .following inscription "Sarah Williams, died 25th June, 1918, aged 79 years." The bearers were Mr T. P. Lewis, registrar (son-in-law), Eppvnt Yilla. Garth, and three nephews.
CRICKHOWELL Hospital Depot Jumble Sale. The total receipts at the Jumble Sale reported on page 2 were £ 140, and it is hoped that over JE130 will be the nett result of the undertaking. At a meeting held at the Pepot on Monday last votes of thanks were passed. The Crickhowell Farmers' Union was; specially mentioned for the part the members took in the day's pro- ceedings.
LLANGYNIDR. M.C. Award. Congratulations to Second- Lieut..J! L. M. Sinnett on his success in winning the M.C. He is the son of the late Rev. W. H. Sinnett, for many years rector of this parish. He was at Shrewsbury School when war broke out, and as soon as eligible joined up. His many friends at Llangynidr. where he spent most of his time, are very pleased at his success in earning such a coveted distinction. He.is only in his 20th year, and his future career will be fallowed with sympathetic interest. Hay Harvest.—The hay harvest is opening well and the firm of Messrs A. Jones (N!r Sons are well forward with the work, under the energetic direction of the foreman. Mr Lilwall. Local women are turning out in force and are making themselves generally useful.
,¡f;[r TALGARTH. Rainfall.—The Talgarth rainfall for June, as registered by Mr Fred Morgan, observer to the British Rainfall Organization, was '83 in. on 7 days. In the last 0 months the total rainfall wa101;) inches on 59 day. Potato Spraying. On Wednesday last a demonstration of potato spraying was given by Mr R. E. Pettifor, of Brecon, in a field oppo- site the Armoury,-under the auspices of the local Horticultural Sub-Committee. Mr Pettifor prefaced his demonstration with an address on blight or potato disease. He pointed out that spraying was not a cure for the disease but was a great preventive. There were about 150 people present, and a good number of names of applicants for the sprayer was given to the secretary, Mr Fred Morgan. We are informed that che Horticultural Committee will have about 30 classes for their Food Production Show in September.
BRECON Cattle Market. Tuesday.—No beef, but 1301 fat sheep and Iambs were dealt with, an enormous number for normal times but not enough to meet the "permit" demand from the industrial districts. Good supply of store cattle, particularly bullocks but trade was slightly affected by the want of rain on the pastures.
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I YOUNG GLASBURY HERO. I -• ) The deepest sympathy for the family has been arotrsed in Glasbury by the reception of the news of the death of Pte. William Jones, of the King's Shropshire Light Infantry, who fell in action in France on June 20th. Private Wm. Jones was the eldest son of Mr and Mrs Rhys Joiies,,Potitithel, Three Cocks, and was only 18 years and 7 months old. He joined up when 18 years old in the South Wales Bor- derers, and after a few months' training was transferred to the King's Shropshire Light Infantry, and sent out to France six weeks ago. Before joining up he had worked in the Gwernyfed gardens. At home, at school, and at work he had always been a good boy he y 11 became a bellringer and communicant, and was a faithful Scout. His officer, in writing to his mother, says of him He was a splendid lad, and while you have lost a good and devoted son, I have also lost one of my best men. He was always willing, cheerful, and cool, and he was loved and respected by all with whom he came in contact. He received a military funeral and lies near the rest camp, where his chums can always see to his grave when out of action." *The news of Pte. Jones's death. which was received on June 25th, was the greater shock to the parents inasmuch as they had that morning received a letter from him saying he was quite well.
LLANGAMMARCH WELLS. War Notes.—Private Edward Jones, Penrhos, is home on leave. He has been in hospital for a month from a bullet wound in the foot received in France.—Messrs. Rees and Tom Williams, sons of Mr Nathan Williams, late of Carnwaunl now residing at Jubilee Cottage. joined the colours last week. Death and Funeral of Mrs. Arthur, Station House.—We regret to record the death of Mrs. Arthur, wife of Mr. Arthur, stationmaster. which took place on Sunday morning, the 23rd ult., at the age of 02 years. She had been in ill health for about four years, getting gradually r weaker. Mrs. Arthur was a native of Radnor- shire, but had lived at Llangammarch for over 32 years. She was a member of the Parish Church, an excellent worker, and was highly esteemed by all who knew her and her loss will be felt for a long time. Her daughter. Miss Evelyn Arthur, has been church organist for some years. Much sympathy is felt with Mr. Arthur and his two daughters in their bereave- ment. The funeral took place last Thursday and the remains were interred in Llanlleonfel Churchyard, near Garth. The Rev. J. Evans, rector, held a short service in the house and the Rev. E. Evans (C.M.). Gorwydd, gave out a Welsh hj-mn. The attendance was very large, friends and sympathisers coming in carriages and brakes from Llanwrtyd and other places in the district. Three ex-stationmasters were present, viz :—Mr. Thornhill, late Builth Road; Mr. Price, late Llanwrtyd, and Mr. Lloyd, late Cilmery. The service in the Church and at the graveside was taken by the Rector, assisted by the Rev. J. Y. Evans, Eglwys-Oen-Duw, who read the lesson. A number of choristers of Llangammarch Church were in attendance, and the IOth Psalm and the hymns Lead kindly light" and Abide with me were sung. The bearers were Messrs. I. Williams, Temperance T. Jones, Cefnserwydd Evans, Garth Station, and D. I. Davies, Malvern. The chief mourners were Mr. Arthur (husband), Miss Gladys Arthur and Miss Evelyn Arthur (daughters), Mrs. Lloyd." Shrewsbm-y, /?md Mrs. Jukes, Abertillery (sisters-in-law). Cpl. Frank Arthur, R.A. (nephew), who had just arrived on leave from France Miss Kate Arthur, Miss Evands, Sirhowy, and Mrs. Bennett. Tyncoed (iilegp). Beautiful wreaths were sent, in- scribed, as follows :—" In fond remembrance of our dear one," from- bereaved husband' and daughters (2) With loving remembrance and deep sympathy." from Mr. and Mrs. Willifer, Loiidoix "With sincere sympathy." from D. I. Davies. Llangammarch With deepest sympathy," from Dr. and Mrs. Black Jones With united and deep sympathy." from members of the Church Sewing Guild "With much regret and sincere sympathy, Miss Price. Cammarch Hotel "With deepest sympathy and fond remembrance," from all at Station House, Garth With deepest sym- j pathy." from Francis "A little token of love and sorrow," from Margery Long-Price In loving memory," Mrs. Davies, Craigynos | With deep sympathy." from Mr. and Mrs. j Wooding, Plasnewydd A last token of love and regret to her friend. ".from Maud Winston Waters In loving memory," from Catherine: I In loving memory of my dear friend," from E. Lewis, Llandovery; In fond remem- brance," P. Arthur, Garth. The coffin was of beautifully polished oak with massive brass fittings, sugplied by Mr. C. S. Jones, Irvon Yiew. A memorial service, with special hymns and sermon by the Rector, was held in the I Parish Church last Sunday evening. i
GLASBURY. Farmers' Union. A representative and influential meeting of farmers was held in the Assembly. Rooms on Thursday evening to hear an address from Mr Apps, barrister-at-law, secretary of the National Farmers' Union. The chair was taken by Mr Sharpe, who in the course of his remarks said it was fitting they should meet at Glasbury, the pioneer place of the Brecon and Radnor Farmers' Union. Mr Apps, in the course of a vigorous address, urged farmers to combine so that their needs could be properly laid before the Government. They required members who were actual farmers to represent them in Parliament and advocate their claims. Messrs Mervyn Davies, J. W. Jones, and W. Williams also spoke, and the usual vote of thanks to speakers and chairman concluded an enthusiastic meeting, Anniversary. The children's anniversary was held at the Congregational Church on Sunday_ last, in the afternoon and evening, when solos, duetts, and recitations of a sacred character were nicely rendered by the Sunday School children and members Miss Hamer presided at the harmonium, and Miss Dorothy Lloyd and Miss Gunter played violins. Collections were taken for the Sunday School. At each service there was a crowded congre- gation. The pastor, the Rev. Ed. Jones, presided. Cheese"Making Classes.—A course of instruc- tion in the making of Cheddar and cream cheeses, under the able tuition of Miss Evans, of Aberystwyth College, organised by Mrs Money under the auspices of the Women's Institute, has been held at Broomfield, kindly lent for the occasion by Mr Butcher. The full complement of enthusiastic pupils have been in attendance from 9 till 1 o'clock each day for 10 days. Owing to the kind co-operation of the farmers in the neighbourhood, the requisite quantity of milk has been supplied locally. Those who -have benefited from the instruction are indebted to the untiring zeal and iuiative of Mrs Money in making all the arrangements and securing so able an instructor. St. Peter's Church Festival.—On Sunday last (the day following 8. Peter's day) the patronal festival was held in S. Peter's Church. The I service commenced with a celebration of the Holy Eucharist at 8 a.m. The flag floated from the tower and peals were rung for Matins and Evensong. The musical part of the services, under the able training of Mr Gardner, was sweetly and reverently rendered by the choir. Psalm 122 was chanted as a processional and Maunder's Te Deum and Stainer's anthem What are these," as well as special chants and hymns, were sung. The lessons were read by the Hon. R. C. Devereux, and able sermons were preached by the Rev. F. Whitehead. There were large congregations.
GARTH, (Other News on page G.) Joined Up.—Mr Reginald Williams, son of Mrs Williams. Glanrhyd, joined the colours on Saturday last week, and Mr Stanley Hughes, son of Mrs Hughes, Tynygraig. has now joined up. Aged Lady's Death.—Mrs Morris. Garth School, died last Saturday, at the advanced age of 96 years. She was a native of Coleford. Gloucestershire. Her husband died in 1879. and two years after she came to live with Mr Morris, her son, who has been headmaster at Garth School for 43 years. The deceased was a member of the Baptist Church at Coleford, and at the time of her death was the oldest ou the roll of membership. She had been unable to leave her bed for exectly twelve months. She was very highly esteemed for her kindnes and willingness to help' every one who needed it, the school children being very fond of her. She was able to give skilled treatment to them when they were hurt and in their ailments, and when anything untoward happened, to her they would go. She was skilled, too, in the manage- ment of the flower garden, and help was always readily given to her neighbours in this direction. Until the last few years she was a great reader, but owing to failing eyesight Mr Morris and his sister, Miss Morris, have since read to her regularly to the last. The deceased leaves five sons and daughters, and 15 great-grandchildren. The body was conveyed by train to Cowford, to rest, by the side of that of deceased's husband. A short service was held' at the house, the Rector of Llangammarch, the Rev. J. Evans, officiating. The district will long remember^Vlrs Morris for her kind, bright and cheerful spirit.
BRYNMAWR. Killed' in Action.—Private Ll. Morgan", Gloucestershire Regiment, only son of Mrs Windsor Morgan, of Dumfries place, has been killed in action. Pte. Morgan enlisted in March, 1917. He had been a/rtudent at the Brynmawr County School. Missing. — News has been received by Sergt. and Mrs Jones. Police station, that their son Pte. Jack Jones, Lincoln Regt., has been missing since May 27th last.- Pte. Jones is well-known he was a clerk on the L. Ar N. W. RIy. at Ebbw Vale.
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Builth Rural Food Control Committee. Mr Thomas Pugh (chairman) presided over a meeting of the Builth Rural District Food Control Committee held on Monday, and others present were Messrs D. I. Davies. David Davies (Poityn), James Jones (Cwmbwch), David Jones (Noyadd), and T. Mapp. A letter was received from the Ministry of Food re extra supply of food for visitors, and the Executive Officer and Mr D. I. Davies were appointed to deal with the matter as affecting LIangammarch Wells. It was agreed to grant permission to persons wishing to preserve butter to do so to the amount of 10 lbs. per head of the family. A letter was read from the Divisional Commissioner, on behalf of Lord Rhondda, thanking the Executive Officer and his staff for the satisfactory way in which the ration scheme had been put into force, in spite of the many difficulties which had to be sur- mounted. The letter drew applause from the Committee. Mr D. I. Davies drew attention to the importance of securing a supply of local meat in the place of frozen, and the Executive Officer and Mr Davies were appointed to draft a resolution and to forward it to the proper quarter.
J GILWERN. ) A public meeting of the Gilwern Hospital and Rest Society was held at the Council I School on June 24th, to consider the question of providing a district nurse. Amongst the speakers were Miss Crowther, of Neath, and Dr. Jayne, acting medical officer of health for Breconshire, who spoke on the great need for the preservation of child life. The committee has been promised a donation of g.,50 towards the expenses of a nurse, and Llangenny and Llangrwyney are to be asked to join with Gil- wern in a scheme to obtain a qualified nurse. War Notes.—Yet another Gilwern boy has distinguished himself. Lance-Sergt. Andrew Pro van, London Irish Rifles, has been awarded a certificate in recognition of his gallant conduct at Beit Sieut on Nov. 20th last. Sergt. Provall is well known in Gilwern as a keen cricketer, and his many friends congratulate him on his success. The late Mr Evan Phillips.—On Wednesday, June 20th. there was laid to rest in the Clydach portion, of Llanelly Parish Church burial I grcnind the body of the late Mr Evan Phillips, of Tyn-r-Wern Farm, Llanelly. The deceased was a well known figure in the locality, and a very successful farmer. He was a native of Llanelly, had lived in the parish many years. and was liked and respected by all who knew him for his quiet, unassuming ways. He was a sidesman and a constant attendant at the Parish Church. The funeral was conducted by the Rector (Rev. E. A. T. Roberts), assisted by the curate (Rev. D. Williams). At the house, prior to starting, a short service was held. and the hymn, Lead, kindly Light," was sung while in the church the service was read by the Rector, the Curate read the lesson, and two hymns, Let saints on earth in concert sing" and For ever with the Lord." were sung, accom- panied by the organist (Miss A. Evaiis). The Rector read the committal service at the grave- side, when Jesu. Lover of my Soul" was effectively rendered by a large congregation. The church was full of mourners and friends, it being one of the largest funerals ever seen here. There were many wreaths, showing the esteem and respect deceased was held in by the countryside. Universal sympathy is felt for the widow and family of one son and four daughters. On Sunday during evensong the Rector ox- pressed, in a few well chosen words, the great loss the parish has sustained through the death I of such a well known agriculturist.
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I Y 8TRABGY N LAIS. Potato Spraying.—On Friday evening last, at the Old Yniscedwyn School, a demonstration of spraying potatoes, as a preventative of potato disease, was given by Mr R. P. Griffiths. of Crickhowell. Emphasis was laid on the fact that the solution should be kept well stirred, and the acidity carefully tested by blue litmus paper. Mr Griffiths showed how to spray with the best results, the aim being to apply just sufficient to the foliage of potatoes to coat both sides of the leaves. Several questions in the general culture of potatoes were put to the demonstrator and answered most satisfactorily.
CEFN COED. Farmers' Jumble Sale. The jumble sale recently held by the farmers of Vaynor. Cwmtaff and Cefn Coed districts, in aid of the British Farmers' Red Cross Fund, realised over £ 300, and 1250 has already been for- warded to the headquarters in London. It is anticipated that when all the expenses have boon met the balance will amount to about £2RO. Influenza Epidemic.—The influenza epidemic has spread to Cefn Coed and the surrounding districts. The attacks in some instances have been exceedingly severe and numbers of work- mell have been stricken so suddenly while following their employment that they have had to be conveyed home to receive medical atten- tion. Practically fifty per cent of the houses in the district have one or more me-ifws of the family suffering, while at the Cefn Coed School half the scholars were absent on Mon- day. As a consequence of the rapidity with which the disease spreads and the dangers resulting from patients leaving their hofrtes too soon, the authorities deemea it advisable to close the schools for a fortnight. The effects of the epidemic were very evident on Sunday, when the Sunday Schools were depleted of half their teachers and scholars. One death has been reported. Roll of Honour.—An interesting meeting was held at Tabor Welsh Congregational Church on Wednesday last, when the ceremony of unveiling a "Roll of Honour" of the brave boys connected with the Church was per- formed by MrsMorgaa, the senior member. A large portrait of the world-famed missionary. •thfe Rev. Gruffydd John, the gift of the London Missionary Society, was also unveiled.. Mrs. J. Jones, on behalf of the Church, made presentations of walking-sticks to Qr.-Master- Sergt. David Wm. Price, of the Brecknocks. now discharged, and Private W. W. Meredith, who was severely wounded in France.
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,f-4 A R K E T S GUIDE Brecon, Poultry, &c., Friday.—Moderate supply. Quotations :—Butter, 2/3 per lb. (official price) hen eggs, 3 and 4 for 1/ duck eggs, 2 and'3 for 1 chickens, 4/f> to 5/0 each fowls, 2/4 per lb. ducks, per lb. rabbits. 2/- each gooseberries, Hd. per quart. BRECON July Horse Fair.—Whilst there were hardly any heavy horses owing to restric- tions, there were more young cobs and ponies thftn have been seen at Brecon for some time. Two-year-old cart colts made from 41) to 00 gs.. yearling cob colts 18 to ,22 gs., and yearling pony colts 7 to 9 gs.
Mr. Ernest W. Baker (Fellow of the Royal College of Organists), Organist and Choirmaster Priory Church, BRECON. Receives Pupils for Pianoforte, Organ, Singing, Theoiy, &c. Ensemble Classes for the Practice of Chamber Music. SCHOOLS VISITED. SCHOOLS VISITED. For terms apply—19, The Sirruet. Brecon. I
HAY. Sunday School Anniversary.—At the CO gregational Church 011 Sunday last services were held in connection w'u'1 j Sunday school. The special preacher W:1S A. N. Cole, of Cheltenham; recittitiol solos were rendered by the scholars choruses by the choir. u Local Tribunal.—A meeting of the 1ft > Local Tribunal was held at the Parish H* J < Friday, when there were present Rev. deWinton (chairman), Messrs F. Cater, J. F. Davies, T. E. James, J. M- 5 Reece Morris (National Service rel)rescl and H. Morris (clerk). William Williams, of 8. Lion street, Hay. manager and slaughterman for Mr Gwilliam, butcher, was granted condltl(1 s. exemption ou grounds of serious hardship- War Items.—Pte. — Williams. -^1 Warwicks, son of Mr and Mrs Williain!j Prudential house, Church street, was AVOU11^ in the foot in the recent severe fighting °n^ A Italian Front.—Sergeant Harry t I Brecknocks, son of Mr and Mrs F. Ii. Lofti J Hereford and formerly of Hay, is in hos, ( on the East African coast suffering malarial fever. This is 18e fourth attack Prisoners 011 Farms.—German prisoned y being employed • on several farms i" 'l district. Q s> Across the Sea to the Old Home, d Monday afternoon an official of the 2 Staff of the United States Army, and 'i:1'; from California, called at the Urban Offices to enquire if he could be directed tø. 1 old homestead of his people, named W°r^ ton, who emigrated from Llanbedr-P\j > castle way man}" years ago. It is believ%j is the nephew of Mr. James Worthi11^ jJ postmaster of Brilley. j G.F.S. Festival.—The Annual Festiv^Jf »* vice of the Wyeside Branch of the ( Friendly Society, including contingents the parishes of Hay, Clyro, Llowes, BryiC^ Painscastle, and Ncwc-hurch, was held at 1 Parish Church on Tuesday afternoon. tj 25th. The Rev. Canon Griffiths, vicar, ted, and gave an appropriate address, lessons were read by the Rev. W. Th Vicar of Bryngwyn. Prior to the servi^i 11 0 was partaken of in the gardens of Clyro i by kind permission of Captain and "jt Mavrojani and Mrs. Crichton. the Branchy tary, presented several certificates for per 6 of membership. j p Red Cross Entertainment.—A very v- ful entertainment was given on Clyro Vie: i hol lawn by permission of the Rev. C-eiii Mrs. Griffiths, on Tuesday evening, June é P* in aid of the funds of the British Red J y- and St. John Ambulance. It was organlSe Miss Pritchard. of the Baskerville A1^ £ Clyro, to whom great credit is due for f admirable arrangements made. The pro, amounted to £ 18 lis. 2d. The ellertaÍI¡IY consisted of a musical play entitled t "1\ Haymakers in whieh the following y £ part :—Betty Drayson, Miss E. A'^ '^jf Cyril Norreys, Rev. J. Boyle Captain ter, Dr. Daniel Martha Fincning, t" Jones Joshua Finching. Mr. Sheld0*1 j Knowles, Mr. E. Stephens chorus, s. Ammonds. Miss M. Moses. Miss Pnce. JWVj Kate Jones. Miss Drew, Miss A- Hartley L. Frances, and several small children- Ivy Gilby (pianoforte), and Mr. J Li Williams (violin) were the accompanists. I I |
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CWMDU. ifi< fy,; Whist Drive.—Another popular whist promoted by the Sports Committee of the j 1/ camp, was held at the Y.M.C.A. hut OJI 25th ult.. when a pleasant evening wa* to Mr. Clarke acted as M.C., and the 4¡i distributed by Sergt. Kay. Useful prizes v I awarded as follows :—Ladies—1st. Mis9^ I Maude Evans 2nd, Miss Bessie Hamer- —1st, Private E. Bates 2nd. Mr. Powell (Pantybailey). The booby prizes the usual merriment. Church Army.—The collection at the 00. \l Church in aid of the Church Army a«l0 to £ 2 7s. Od. -P/V Local Camp Changes.—Several chang6! taken place among the guard recently, I of the men who, we hear, will proba^^j (.W drafted to Ireland or India, will be J missed. Among those who have prominent part in trying to eutertaii1 | 1 fellow comrades is Sergt. Kay, whose VJ on the clarionette at the local concerts w'i'y be remembered. Pte. C. D. J. Beales- 1J l. accompanist and humorous singer, did promote and encourage pleasant evening J \V his genial and obliging manner made f *V popular. Lieut. Briggs has succeeded ¡II Kibblewhite. Personal.—Corpl. John Hadley. h it will be remembered, was a member 0 County Constabulary before joining been recalled by headquarters to this c<7 J? and is now undergoing training at \V school to become an officer.. y
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