BRECON. Wedding.—On Friday morning last, at the Priory Church, a very pretty wedding was solemnized, between Able Seaman Scurlock, of Cardiff, and Miss Edith Williams, second daughter of Mr and Mrs Morgan Williams, 23, the Struet. The bride was attired in a smart fawn costume with hat to match, and was attended by her sister, Miss Amy Williams, who wore a dress of white voile. She was given away bv her father. The Rev. E. E. Davies was the officiating clergyman: The wedding breakfast was partaken of at the bride's home. The happy couple received a large number of. useful presents, the bride being well known in the town. The honey- moon is being spent at Llandrindod Wells. Indigestion, Wind, Pains after Meals, Biliousness, Constipation, and all stomach troubles are cured quickly by taking GWILMM'S Alkaline INDIGESTION MIXTURE. Bottles 1/3, 2/3, 3/4, only of GWILLIM, Chemist. Brecon. Brecon Ladies Honoured by Royalty.—Miss Edith Williams, matron of Penoyre Red Cross Hospital, received the decoration of the Red Cross (Second Class) from his Majesty the King at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday, the 17th inst. Miss Alicia J. Williams, who is assistant matron of a hospital attached to the British Expeditionary Force in Italy, was pre- sented to the Prince of Wales at the British Embassy at Rome a short time ago. As most local people know, these ladies are sisters of Mr G. Hyatt Williams, town clerk of Brecon, and have a fine record of nursing service. Distinguished Visitor.—The Right Hon. W. M. Hughes, Prime Minister of the Australian Commomvealth, passed through Brecon on Sunday, on his way frw-n Cardiff to Llandrindod. Potato Spraying for Preventing Blight.— MEREDITH & SONS, Ironmongers. Brecon, have a KNAPSACK SPRAYER FOR HIKE. The Town's Good Record.—On taking his seat at the Police Court on Monday the Mayor remarked that it was interesting to note that they had no entry in their, registers since June 10th. Military Honours.—The Meritorious Service Medal has been awarded to Sidney Williams, the son of Mr and Mrs Williams, late of Ashfield place, Merthyr road, Brecon. He served 2A years at the Western Front as -,i sergeant in the R.F.A., and is now a cadet in an officers' training school" in England.—Pte. George Miles, who was formerly in the I Brecknocks and was transferred to the Royal Engineers, was decorated at Brecon Barracks on the 16th inst. with the Military Medal. Before joining up he was in the service of the Major (Mr W. F. Parry deWintpn) as a I gardener. The Late "Mr W. R. Price.—On Thursday last the death took place of Mr W. R. Price, I Orchard street, Llanfaes, who was well known I in Brecou and district. The funeral took place on Monday at S. David's Churchyard. BROCCOLI, BRUSSELS SPROUTS, CAULIFLOWER, AXD SPROUTING BROCCOLI PLANTS now ready, strong and sturdy stuff.—MEKEIHT# & Sox, BRECON. Horse Takes a Bath.—On Wednesday last week when a man was putting in coal at the Old Toll House in the Watton, a boat appeared, gliding gracefully up the canal. The horse attached to the coal cart was frightened by the 1. naval display'' and backed the cart over the wall into the water. Fortunately there happened to be plenty of help on the spot-a sergeant major, a gas fitter and his military assistant, two carpenters, a county magistrate and a jeweller, and by their united efforts they succeeded in extricating horse and cart without damage to either except a broken strap. Sow Now !—Wheeler's Imperial Cabbage, Webb's Emperor, Flower of Spring, &c. Giant Rocca. Tripoli Onions, &c.—ALFRED QUARRELI,, Seedsman, Brecon. Organ Recital.—Mr E. W. Baker, F.R.C.O., organist at S. John's Church, gave an organ recital there on Thursday evening last in aid of the choir music fund. There w-,is a numerous attendance and a satisfactory collection was made. Mr Baker played with great skill and delicacy the following pieces Allegro appas-ioiiato. adagio, scherzo (5th Sonate), Guilmaut rondo-caprice, Dudley Buck theme and variations, Faulkes solemn melody, Walford Davies fantasia in E flat, Saint-Saens (a) Chanson d' Ete, (b) Evening, Lemare: toccata from 5th Symphony, Widor. Charles's Electric Corn Cure cures the worst corn in a few days. 1/3, double size 119-- Sole Proprietor, GWILLIM, Chemist, Brecon. Remembrance Day Services.—The Mayor is inviting the Corporation to accompany him to the Priory Church in the morning and to Bethel C.M. Church in the evening on Remembrance Day. Sunday, August 4th.
LLANWRTYD OWELL S. Military Notes.—Sapper J. C. Powell, R.E., Sugar Loaf cottages, recently wounded in France, is now in hospital in England. Private Fed Morgan. Dolgoy, gassed at the front, is home and in hospital. War Savings Association.—The total sub- scriptions to June 30th for the Llanwrtyd branch amount to £ 3,2(34 6s. + Charity Concerts.—As the result of concerts and sports held at the Victoria Wells Spa during the past week the sum of £ 14 4s fidwas realised, and has been Allocated as follows Discharged soldiers at Llanwrtyd Wells, f9 Is 4d wounded soldiers at Llandovery, 14 10s 8d and Mr D. A. Jones, discharged soldier at Trecastle, 12s (id. Soldiers Entertained.—Through the kind- ness of Councillor T. Howell Jones, J.P.. of Morriston. Swansea, sixteen of our discharged soldiers (Gwalia Institute) who are recuper- ating here, were invited to supper at the Askomel Hotel on Monday last. The chair was occupied by the donor and others present were Mr J. E. David and Mr Joff Williams, of Morriston, Major Glascott, Lieutenant Coveney and Lieutenant Tom Davies, M.G.C., Gelly- felen farm. The usual loyal and patriotic toasts were drunk and a most enjoyable "coifjiyial" wound up the evening. The myg^ic and conjuring tricks of Mr Yial Pickford were highly appreciated. The excel- lent catering of Host and Hostess Frank Morton added greatly to the enjoyment of the gathering. .1
BRECONSHIRE WAR ITEMS. The gallant service which won the D.S.O. for Capt. D. T. Raikes, South Wales Borderers Special Reserve, attached Tanks Corps, is now officially described in the London Gazette-" as follows He directed tanks in attack with utter disregard of danger, continually going about on foot giving orders in full view of the enemy and exposed to heavy fire, and set a magnificent example of courage and contempt of danger throughout." 11 Temp. Major (acting Lieut.-Colonel) W. T. Raikes, M.C. (capt. South Wales Borderers Special Res.) has been gazetted temp. lieut.- colonel, as from April 13th. Lieut.-Col. Robert Benzie, D.S.O., South Wales Borderers, who commanded one of the Welsh Bantam battalions which made a name in the Bourlon Wood battle, was given a bar to his D,S.O. for service officially described as follows During lengthy operations he con- stantly forced back the enemy and re-adjusted his line under heavy fire. After nearly all the officers of the brigade had become casualties he organised the remnants into å unit, which he personally led, with the greatest courage, in a counter attack, remaining in command of the advanced elements until relieved by another division." When almost all the officers had become casualties he moved from place to place. re- gardless of the heavy fire, re-organising the line. Later he was badly wounded, but re- mained on duty during the night." This is the official account of the service for which Acting Major W. E. Brown. South Wales Borderers, was awarded a bar to his Military Cross. A bar to his Military Cross was granted, to Acting Capt. E. O. Hill, South Wales Borderers, who throughout raiding operations displayed the greatest courage, continually exposing him- selt, and it was owing to his skilful handling and fine example that the objectives were captured." Second-Lieutenant E. R. Gibbon. South Wales Borderers Special Reserve, has been gazetted acting lieutenant whilst employed as second in command of a trench mortar battery of the Royal Regiment of Artillery, as from February 2gth..
CRIGKHOWELL. War Notes.—Mr and Mrs George James have this week received a postcard from their son, Pte. Clifford James, stating that he is a prisoner in Germany, and is well. Having been reported as missing his parents were naturally very anxious about him. Pte. James was taken prisoner on May 28th last,-We regret to record the news received during the past few days that Leading Signaller Arley Pocock, R.N., is reported missing, his ship having been torpedoed. The gallant young sailor was home on furlough only a few weeks ago. He was an exceedingly popular lad, and had every promise of a most successful naval career. Successes.—Congratulations to two Crick- howell boys who were very successful at Crumlin Eisteddfod last week. Austin Williams, aged 12, took 1st and 2nd prizes for a map of Monmouthshire, showing the castles in the county 1st for a water-colour painting of the Prince of Wales plume 1st and 2nd for the best sketch of Crumlin Bridge 1st and 2nd for a pencil or crayon drawing of a child's head and 1st for an essay on the rainbow. His brother, David Mervyn Williams, aged 10, was also a 1st and 2nd prize winner for a crayon drawing of three kinds of fruit from nature. These lads are., sons .of Mr and Mrs Evan Williams, of Trynant, formerly of the New road. Crickhowell. Obituary.—The death of Mrs Ann Lane Farr took place at Woodbine Cottage, Welland, near Malvern, the residence of her only daughter, Mrs Anne Ward, with whom the deceased had resided during the past three years. The de- ceased, who was 81 years of age, was the mother of Mr Shah Fai r, of Llanbedr. road, in this town. She was born in 1837 at Little Welland Farm, Castle Morton. The family were well known and prosperous in Worcester- shire. Her husband was Mr William Farr, of Berry Lodge Farm, Malvern. After some years' residence in Gloucestershire Mr and Mrs Farr came to Breconshire, where they resided at Glawcoed Farm, Llangynider, and eventually returned again to Castle Morton. After her hus- band's death about 20 years ago. Mrs Farr re- turned to Breconshire, and made her home with her youngest son, Mr Shah Farr, until about three years ago, when she removed to her daughter's residence at Welland, where she died. The funeral took place on Wednesday, the 17th 'inst., at Castle Morton Church. The chief mourners present .were Mr Shah Farr (youngest soii), Mrs Ward (daughter), and Pte. T. Ward (son-in-law), a large number of intimate friends of the deceased's also being present. Water Supply.—Although it was reportet the last meeting of the Rural District Council that the recent rains had resulted in the restrictions on the town water supply being withdrawn, it has since been discovered that the authorities have again to resort to the expedient of turning the water off at night. Consumers are consequently asked to exercise strict economy, as it !is felt that either a serious wastage exists, or the supply has not got over the check it received some weeks ago.
LLANGENNY. War Notes.—Much sympathy k felt in the parishi for Mr and Mrs George Pocock, on the official news received by them that their son, Leading Signaller Arley Pocock, R.N., has been reported missing," as the result of-his ship having been torpedoed. Naturally the worst fears are entertained, as the chances of being a prisoner in such circumstances are very remote. Arley," as he was always popularly called. was an exceedingly nice lad. He looked a typical Jack Tar, was fond of his occupation, and had every promise of a successful career in the Navy. The roll of honour for the parish, showing tlÍe number on active service, contains the names of 62 men, which is a very creditable record, Three have been killed,
MARKETS GUIDE. t — I Brecon Poultry, &c., Friday.—Good supply; of poultry for the first time for months, and prices down fair supply of eggs. Quotations j Butter, 2/3 per lb. (controlled price); hen.eggs, i 3 for l/- duck eggs, 5 id-' each chicken^, 2/6 3 for 1/- duck eggs, 5 11 d: each chickens, 2/6 per lb. fovTTs, 2/4 per lb. ducks, 2/9 per lb.; rabbits, 2/- each gooseberries, 1/- per quart. j Hay Poultry. &c., Thursday.— Wholesale j prices—Butter, 2^1 per lb. hen eggs, 3 for 1/- C, 1 duck eggs, 5 for 2/- red currants, 3id. per lb.; j black currants. fiJd. per lb. wimberries, to 1/1) I per lb. BRECON, Stock, Tuesday.— Excellent j emergency market supply—900 fat sheep and lambs, 3 fat beasts and 3 veal calves and permits were well filled, notwithstanding the I large demand from the industrial districts.
LLANGYNIDR. Red Cross Prize Drawing.—Through the kindness of the Rev. D. J. and Mrs Evans, the Rectory, who were the donors of the prizes, a draw was held in the Schoolroom on the 16th inst., in aid of the Red Cross Society. An afternoon tea cloth was won by Mrs Boore, and a tobacco jar by Mr John Prothero. Miss Edith Smith and Miss May Francis were the organisers and they realised 93 6s. The Rector presided at the draw and was assisted b4 Mrs Roberts, Mrs W. Francis and Mr F. H. Morgan. Resignation of the Rector.—The Rector announced on Sunday that he had resigned the living and that his resignation had been accepted by the Bishop. He intends leaving at the end of September, and resigns because he is unable, owing to infirmity, to carry ,on as he would desire to. The congregation received the announcement with painful surprise and regret very much that the Rector has found it necessary to leave. He has been here for nearly seven years and during that time has gained the affection -of his congregation and indeed of the whole of his parishioners. He is well known as a most eloquent preacher and his arduous work for the Church has been most successful. All hope that his retirement will lead to the recuperation of his health and "that he has yet before him many years of service for the cause he loves so well. Mr and Mrs Evans's departure will make a gap which it will be hard to fill and they will leave the parish with the most sincere sympathy and regret of the whole population. War Items.—Corporal Wm. Jones, only son of Mr Jones, Llwynfedwen, is home 011 leave« He was wounded last May in France and brought over to Southport hospital. Unfortun- ately the bullet has become fixed so near the spine that it cannot be removed. Despite this he looks well and cheery.—Sergt. Wynter is still in hospital in France and from news received from the War Office it appears that he has been shot through the leg.—Pte. J. Morgan has paid a visit home from Cardiff, where he is at present employed at the Docks. He looks quite fit.—Pte. Edgar Morgan is home on draft leave. He joined the Royal Flying Corps about a fortnight ago and is now selected for service abroad.
LLANGAMMARCH WILLS. Property Sale.—On Thursday last Messrs David and W. J. Price, of Brecon, in con- jbnction wjth Messrs Clarke-, Dovey & Co., of Cardiff, offered for sale by auction at the Cammarch Hotel, Glanyrafon, a freehold farm and land, with residential villa attached, com- prising 30a., convenient outbuilding and. fish- ing rights. It was knocked down to Mr Rees Pughe Jones, Llanwrtyd Wells, for f 1,310. Vendor's solicitors, Messrs W. B. Francis aud Cooke, Cardiff. The Late Mrs S. E. Powell.-IVe regret to record the death of Mrs Sarah Elizabeth Powell, of Cynal-isaf, Gorwydd, which occured on the 15th inst. She had recently undergone an operation at the Swansea. Hospital. She was about 27 years of age and had been married about five years to Mr Evan Morgan Powell, late of Llwyngweision, but now with the Colours and training in England. Her mother, Mrs Davies, who is a widow, was a Miss Pugh, of Tynffos, Garth, and is a sister of Mr Pugh, New Buildings. Builth, and the late Mr James Pugh. of Tynffos. The funeral took place last Friday, when the remains were interred at Gorwydd (C.M.) where the deceased was a member. The Minister, the Rev. E. Evans officiated, and there was a large attendance.
CRICKADARN. G.F.S. Festival.—The members and candid- ates of the Crickadaru, Llyswen and Llandefalle branches of the G.F.S. were entertained to tea by Mrs. Christy at Llangoed Castle on Saturday, the 13th inst. The weather was most favour- able and -everything combined to make the afternoon a decided success. Miss Turner, Builth Road, gave an excellent address. Her remarks were listened to most attentively and her hearers showed their appreciatien by pass- ing a hearty vote of thanks. After tea, which was provided on the lawn, the visitors went round the Castle and grounds, accompanied by Mrs. Christy .!ld the young heir. All spent a very enjoyable afternoon.
%.0 LLANFRYNACH. Agricultural Labourers' Union. A public meeting under the auspices of the National Agricultural Labours* and Rural Workers' Union was held at the Parish Hall OIl Wednes- day evening, the 17th ÎIt Mr. Washington Williams, Talyllyn. presided and was supported on the platform by Mr. Wm, Morris, Pencellj^ and Mr. David Rees. The Chairman addressed the meeting on the advantages of trade unionism as it affected the agricultural worker. —Mr. David Rees, in the course of a well- reasoned address, outlined the fundamental principles upon which the Agricultural Labour- ers and Rural Workers' Union was founded, Their programme' embodied claims for better conditions of living, improved schemes for the education of their children, shorter working hours and the establishment of a minimum wage. It was decided to form a branch in the district and officers were elected at the close of the meeting, I 7
BEULAH. <' Wedding. A very interesting event to Beulah people was the marriage of Miss Margery Jane Kirby, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kirby, of Llwynmadoc, to Lance-Corporal William Herbert Vaughan, M.T., A.S.C., second son of Mrs. Elizabeth Vaughan, West- minster House, Llandrindod Wells, which took place on Monday, the 15th inst., at Holy Trinity Church. Llandrindod. The bride was given away by her father, the bridesmaid being Mrs. H. Blackwell, Liverpool, and the best man Mr Ewart Vaughan, brother of the bride- groom. The bride is a native of Beulah and is very popular in the district. The wedding gown was made of porcelain blue crepe de chine, embroidered with silver and skunk, with hat to mach, and the bride carried a lovely bouquet of white carnations and sweet peas. The bridesmaid was dressed in navy crepe de chine, with a biege hat, having Oriental orna- ment. and wore a gold and turquoise brooch, the gift of the bridegroom. She also carried a bouquet of pink carnations and sweet peas. The bride's going away costume was of brown and white check trimmed with brown suede cloth and hat' to correspond. The wedding breakfast was held at Westminster House, and subsequently Mr. and Mrs. Vaughan left for Cardiff, where the honeymoon was speiit. Mr. Vaughan is back on leave from the Western Front, where he has been for over three years. He is in excellent health, and, j udging by appearance, is none the worse for the hard trials and experiences of the war. He leaves shortly for France again. The marriage cere- mony was performed by the Rev. R. W. F. Singers-Davies, while Mrs, E. Bryan Smith presided at the organ and played Mendelssohn's Wedding March as the bridoi party left the Church. A.list of presents is appended :— Bride to Bridegroom, dressing case Bride- I groom to bride, gold brooch Mr. and Mrs. A. I Kirby, cheque Mrs. E. Vaughan, carved bread trencher Mr. Chris. Kirby, silver cake basket; Master Gus Kirby, silver egg cruet Sapper Thos. Vaughan, cheque Mrs. H. G. Thomas, Fairmount, clock; Mr. and Mrs. Blackwell, Liverpool, hand-worked cushion (regimental crest) Mr. and Mrs. G. T. Vaughan, cheque Miss Hazel Vaughan, piece of china Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Evans, Morriston, vase Mr. and Mrs.- C. F. Vaughan, rose bowl Master Clifford Vaughan, flower pot Mr. E. M. Vaughan, hand-worked tea cosy and d'oyleys Miss H. G. Eardley, cheque Master D. Lloyd, water jug Staff of C. W. Emporium, silver teapot, cream jug and sugar basin Mr. and Mrs. C. Chippen- dale, Harrogate, silver toast-rack Mr. and Mrs. Clipstone, Rugby, flower vases Mrs. H. E. Logan, Rugby, hand-worked towels Mrs. Box, Bromyard, hand worked table centre Misses Box, Bromyard, silver cruet Mr. G. E. Roberts, silver butter dish Mr. and Mrs. Phillips, Walsall House, Llandrindrod, silver preserve dish Miss Nesta -Davies and Miss Eunice Jones, silver preserve dish Mr., Mrs. and Miss E. Kirby, cheque Mrs. Morton Davies, silver tea strainer Miss Bebb, Lynd- hurst. Llandrindod, silver gravy spoon Mem- of G.F.S., silver tea caddy Miss Polly Haires, Wedgewood teapot Mrs. W. Skyrme. hand- worked afteanoon tea cloth Miss Partridge and Miss Phillimore, brass and copper kettle on stand Miss Griffith, coat of arms china Miss E. Firth, hand-worked table centre Misses Davies, Gwyneb-yr-haul, Beulah, linen table cloth Miss F. Jones, half'dozen ser- viettes Miss G. Goodwin, hand-painted table centre Miss T. Evans, d'oyleys Miss K. Powell, flower vase Mr. and Mrs. Wilding and Doris, pair of pictures Mrs. Hill, cushion Mr. and Mrs. Wiles, cheque Mrs. E. C. Wright, cheque Mr. and -Mrs. J. G. Lloyd, cheque Mr. and Mrs. D. Bird, bowl Misses Jenkins, china; Rev. J. Y. Evans and Mrs. Evans, cheque Mr. and Mrs. Thomas, Celse, chequer Mrs. Blythe, vases. War Notes.—One of our boys has dis- tinguished himself and the village is proud of him. He is Private James Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jones, Caeryrfa, and has won the Military Medal for a brave action in France.— Cadet Reginald Williams, of the R.A.F., son of Mr. and Mrs. Williams, Meliucwm, is home on leave. He has been in training for some months in the South of England. Personal.—Mr. John Jones, Llwyncus, cele- brated his 80th birthday on Tuesday, the 1!ith inst. He attends regularly to his duties as a district councillor and member of the local Tribunal. He has been a deacon of the Beulah Congregational Church for a long period. His father, who died in 1857, was a musical man, and was precentor at Beulah for many years. His brother, the late Mr. D. Buallt Jones, was well-known throughout Wales as a choir con- ductor, tenor vocalist and teacher of music, and with the Beulah Choir won the chief choral at the Aberystwyth National Eisteddfod in the sixties, and won also at many important Eisteddfodau at that period. He died in 'Tonypandy, where he succeeded iu doing much good work. After his father's death Mr. Johu Jones undertook the musical traitiiuc-of the congregation at Beulah, and has acted as precentor for over GO years. A few years ago he was presented by the Church with a purse of gold and a framed address in recognition of his valuable services to the cause. He is still at his post and looks a man of 60., whilst his voice seems to have undergone but little change during the last decade. This year he is retiring from farmxsig, but it is hoped he will not leave the neighbourhood where he has lived so long and done such good work, School War Savings Åssociatiou. It has been decided to convert the School Penny Bank iisto a Way Savings Association. Most of the schools throughout the country have their war savings associations and thousands of pounds have already been subscribed in thin way for the successful prosecution of the war. These Associations give an opportunity to the children and others to invest, their savings at a high rate of interest with Government security. The children, encouraged by their parents, show all keenness and seem determined to make it a success. ? promises fram outsiders have also been"given.
TRETOWEK. Missitig.-Rilfemiii Arthur Wargent, son of Mr and Mrs S. Wargent, Tretower, has been missing since March 21st. Three of his brothers are still serving their country and one has been discharged as medically unfit.
1 LLANGORSE. FUNERAL OF EDWIN REES POWELL, PENDRE. On Saturday last the. burial took place of little Edwin" Rees Powell (whose sudden death we reported in our last issue), youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Powell, Pendre, and grandson of Mrs. Perrott, late of Arrah Lodge, Llanfi- hangel. Heartfelt sympathy has been shown throughout Llangorse and Llanfihangel for the family in this sad bereavement, inasmuch as it is but eight months ago that they were bereaved of their only daughter. The body was laid to rest in S. Michael's graveyard, Llanfihanel, the place of interment of the ancient and much respected Perrott family, and a large number of friends from both parishes assembled. A touching feature of the procession was the march, despite a drenching thunderstorm, of a number of little schoolfellows (in charge of Miss L. Thomas, the School, Llangorse), each of whom carried a bunch af flowers. Prior to departure from the house the Rev. LI. T. Roberts, Rector of Llanfihangel, conducted a short but impressive service. The service at the Church was fully choral, Mr. Roberts again officiating, while Mr. A. Preece presided at the organ. As the cortege entered Mr. Preece played a suitable prelude. Special Psalms were read and the hymns 0 God our help in ages past and Christ will gather in His own were sung. At the close of the service the "Nunc Dimittis" was chanted, and while the coffin was being borne out Mr. Preece played the Dead March in Saul." On the Resurrection morning was sung at the grave- side. At the close of the committal service the school children dropped their flowers into the grave as a token of love for their departed playmate.' A large number of wreaths were seut, amongst them being two handsome tributes from the teachers and scholars of Llangorse Schoolaiid the members of Llanfi- hangel Church and Sunday School. The chief mourners were :—Mr. and Mrs. Joseph D. Powell, parents Master Will Powell, brother Mrs. Davies, Penrhewceiber Captain and Mrs. E. C. Phillips, Cardiff, uncle and aunt Master Billie Phillips, cousin Mr. Rees Powell, Genffordd, uncle Mrs. Powell, Talgarth, aunt; Mrs. Powell, Crickie, Mrs. Williams and Mr. T. Powell, Crickie. The bearers were Mr. Rees Powell, Genffordd Mr. T. Powell, Crickie Mr' J. Jones, Plas, and Mr. J. Lewis, Pendre. The coffin was of plain oak with silver fittings and bore the inscription "Edwin Rees Powell, died July 16th, age 6 years." The funeral arrangements were carried out by Mr. W. Hobby, Llanfihangel. Mr. and Mrs. Powell and Mrs. Perrott wish to convey their sincere and grateful thanks for all letters of condolence, floral tributes and the heartfelt sympathy shown them by relatives and friends of the neighbourhood. On Sunday an impressive memorial sermon was preached at the 11 o'clock service at St. Michael's Church, Llanfihangel, by the Rector to a large congregation of relatives and friends. LIST OF WREATHS. Our darling little Edwin," from Mama and Dada To darling little Edwin," from Granny To dear little brother -Edwin," from Will In loving remembrance and deepest sympathy," from Aunty and Uncle, Marlborough road', Cardiff With deepest sympathy," from Mr. and Mrs. Rees Powell, Genffordd In affectionate remembrance," from Aunty May, Castle Terrace, Talgarth In loving memory of my little Cousin," from Elspeth "In deep sympathy," from Mrs. Prosser, Trevithel With deepest sympathy/' from all at Crickie In loving memory of dear Edwin," from the Teachers and Scholars of Llangorse School In deep sympathy," from the Members of the Church and Sunday School, Llanfihangel; In loving memory," from Lower Pendre With deepest sym- I pathy," from Mrs. Watkins and family, fche Court, Llangorse With sincere sympathy," from Mrs. Phillips, Ship street, Brecon With deepest sympathy," from Mr. and Mrs. Worth, Trewalter; In loving memory of dear little Edwin," from Jane -i To my dear little Edwin," from Joan "In loving remem- brance of dear little Edwin," from Mrs. Vaughan In loving memory of dear little Edwin," from Lizzie In fond remembrance of little Edwin," from Arthur and Gwladys In loving memory," from all at Llaudaff road, Brecon With deepest sympathy," from all at Penpentre With deepest sympathy," from Hemley Hall and Noyadd.
GLASBURY. Anniversary -011 Sunday last anniversary services were held in the Wesleyan Chapel, presided over by the Rev. Wesley Homer, of Hay. Hymns, solos, duetts and recitations were nicely rendered. The collections were for the Church funds. Miss Lewis, Tregoyd, presided at the harmonium. Personal.—Air Mechanic Donald Anderson, of a home unit of the Royal Air Force, has,, been home on four days' leave. Matthew Evans, of a Labour Battalion of the R.A.F., is home on leave from the South of England. Lance-Corp-1. J. Ralph, of the Military Police Force, is 'home on leave, also from the South of England.
GARTH. Garth Gouncil Seltool,-Oti Monday last Mrs Wilson, Garth House, examined the needlework and hand writing of the scholars and presented prizes, She expressed great satisfaction with the work done and encouraged the children by stating that in the near future more prizes awaited the successful pupils.
Farm Hands for Army. RADNORSHIRE EXECUTIVE COM- MITTEE'S ATTITUDE. Acting on the report of the labour sub- committee, the Radnorshire War Agricultural Executive Committee have decided not to send 100 men .forthwith for Army service but to submit (if names instead. It was alleged that Cardiganshire had only been asked to send an equivalent proportion, and that one county should not be better treated than another.
1 Generous Donation to thfl. Infirmary by the High Sheri f tb0 We are informed by the Secretarj 0 Brecon Infirmary that he has receiver Q. David Powell, Esq., High Sheriff of shire, a donation of fifty guineas in aid 0 funds of the Institution. 0f This fact was notified to the Cajriff^ ^go Management at last Thursday's meeting- a cordial resolution of thanks was tender^ the High Sheriff for his handsome donatio|^ £
» BUILTH WELLS. < Back in Civil Life.—Mr. Reginald J- solicitor, Builth wells, after serving three } as an officer of the Brecknocks. has been,. leased to return to civil life, and he and J Owen have Had a hearty welcome home. The National Rationing Scheme. ■ National Rationing Scheme which- caffle-1 operation at Builth Wells on the 14th i'13 ( working very smoothly, but owing to the that a number of the visitors who town during the first part of the week arr^. I without their ration books, a good deal of eSncf work was incurred in the issuing of emerge cards\ hafO Visitors Eisteddfod.—The visitors 11 already started their Eisteddfodic pro., and the competitive meeting held at the C Hall on Friday night'was a promising of the season. Mr. D. Hitchings, of presided and the meeting was well atte"^| The adjudicators were :—Music, Mr. S°5r i Davies. A.C., Ton Pentre literature, Mcrgari, Newbridge, Mon. The foll^^j were the prize-winners —Recitation, cbi r, under ten, Edgar Hammonds ditto, under w 1 Olive Davies, 2 Harold Bicknell solo, 16, 1 Idris Jones, Pentre 2 Emrys J unpunctuated reading, Ernest Davies Clifford Deacon soprano solo, divided bet*p Miss Alma Rosalind Pring, Barry Dock, „ Miss Morfa Hamer, Builth Wells. Prisoiiers of War Fuiid.-Ul the $11. Prisoners of War Fund.—Under the s' vision of Miss Vaughan, the Castle, Wells, there is'a daily sale of of garden Pr0^rf in the town in aid of the Prisoners of fund. Now there are several Builth v men prisoners in Germany, local efforts l1)rt of this fund are sure to receive good supPOrtl- At Home.—Captain Inglis, son of Mr- ^Mrs. Inglis, of Glanwye, is at home on leave. He arrived on Friday. 91 Cheese Making.—The cheese classes hel^t the Church Hall weekly are attracting a deal of attention, and the demand for loC: made cheese is on the increase. af Rent Audit.—The half-yearly rent aud1 the Rhosferig estate was held on Molidl) ;e the Swan Hotel. Mr C. W. WoosnaBO- rd, agent, attended on behalf of the lalldlo Major Harcourt Wood. JIt. Personal.—Lieut. Edgar Powell, SOllf. David Powell, Brynhyfryd, who is in b-mil. at Swansea, paid a week-end visit to W. Lieut. Powell was badly wounded son* elf$l months ago, but has made a ^ou,; recovery. go- Funeral.—The funeral of Mrs. GW) Radnor House, took place on Thursday at sA Mary's Churchyard. The chief mourners v Miss Maul Gwynne, Mr. and Mrs. p.; Prince Llewelyn," Cefn-y-Bedd, and Mr- J Mrs. Samuel, Swansea. The bearers deacons and officials of the Builth Cougf%jt tional Church, and the service at the hous^ Horeb and at the graveside was conducted the Rev. Lewis Beynon. øø; Colwi-n Local Tribunal.—Mr H. Thomas (chairman) presided over a meetillgd the Colwyn Rural Local Tribunal held Monday. William Baker, monumental II1 atli employed by Mr Walter Pritchard. J Wells, married man, Grade 1, was gra11 exemption to August 31st,—The headmast^ Llanelw^dd school was granted exemptio'1. six months.—Three cases were adjourn6' enable applicants to apply for prote^1 certificates.
209th Year of the SUN FIRE OFFlC* FOUNDED 1710. The Oldest Insurance OMce 10 the World. -ITT -L l ti- rTTT-rrrnvVti i U#?e! top i> cosw irom Foiicy datod AM I' .surancs eJI ected on the following rigr-o FIRE DAMAGE. Resuitant Loss of Rent and Pronto 11f. ET.pJoyers' Liabiiity and I Personal Acei de.,Se Workmen's Compensation Sickres9 aud ^%e,J including Accidents to Fidelity Guar Domestic Servants. Burglary, Plate Kf- LOCAL AGENT: JJ BRECON MR. DAVID PO\VF.)ú Printed and Published by THB BBBOOS cgf TIMES LIMITED at the Bulwark and Lion 9t Brecon, in the Conncy of Brackncck, 8 THURSDAY, JULY 25th, 1918- » and registered at tne General Post Office new.-paper. • i