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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.

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