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LLANGURIG. PARISH CHURCH.—Owing to the continued indis- position of the Vicar, the services were again con- ducted last Sunday in the Church House. The service (morning and evening) was undertaken by Mr Churchwarden Pryse. At the close of the evening service Mr John Davies, Manager London and Provincial Bank, Llanidloes, delivered an interesting and instructive address on the life of the Royal Psalmist. The attendance at each service was remarkable, and especially in the evening when the Church House was crowded with an attentive congregation. RKNT AUDIT.— The half-yearly rent audit of the Clochfaen estate took place at the Black Lion hotel, on Wednesday, the 31Ft ult. In the evening the tenants, who numbered over 40, sat down to a sub- stantial dinner prepared by Mr Anwyl. Mr For- rester Addie, estate agent, presided, the vice- presidency being ably filled by Mr Samuel Jones, Tanllwyn. In proposing the toast of "The Queen," Mr Addie referred to the deep sorrow which the present conflict in South Africa occasioned Her Msjesty, and of her solicitude for her brave and gallant soldiers in that part of her dominions. He hoped the war might soon be brought to a close, The toast was received with the utmost enthusiasm, the company heartily joining in the National Anthem. Mr Samuel Jones suitably proposed the toast of The Prince and Princess of Wales." In introducing the toast of The Bishop and Clergy," the president referred to the absence of the Vicar and Mr Rowbotham, both of whom were unable to attend owing to illness. He hoped to hear very shortly of their convalesence.—The next toast was that of The Army and Navy," which was submitted by Mr Addie. He referred in eulogistic terms to the County Yeomanry who had volunteered to go to the front in defence of their QueeCl and Country. He was proud that Llangurig had added one to their number in the person of Mr J R Pryse, Pant- drain (cheers), who would shortly be leaving for the theatre of wa. He heartily wished him good luck, and hoped to have the pleasure of greeting him on his return home. He had great pleasure in coupling this toast with the name of Mr J R Pryse (cheers).—Mr Pryse, in rising to respond, was greeted with cheers. He was very pleased to have this opportunity of responding to the toast which they had so enthusiastically received, and he desired to thank all present for the kind manner they had received the allusions to himself as a volunteer. He thanked Mr Addie for his kind words and good wishes, and he hoped it might be his good fortune after the war was over to meet his Llangurig friends at a similar gathering (cheers). The recent news from the seat of war was un- happily not encouraging. But the reverses and checks which our arms had sustained would not discourage any of those who were going to the front (cheers). They might rest assured that whatever the duties of the imperial Yeomany might be the officers and men would not flinch from theirs (cheers) but would, as long as their lives were spared, up- hold the honour and fight, for the integrity of their country (cheers). He again thanked them one and all for their good wishes (loud cheers).—Mr Addie next proposed the health of Mrs Lloyd-Verney," and spoke of the personal interest she took in the welfare of all her tenants.— Mr Pugh, Tanvberth, on behalf of the tenants, suitably responded.—The neXG toast, introduced by Mr Addie, was Our Hostess," the president, referring in high terms to the excellent provision made that evening by Mrs Anwyl and her daughter, Miss Anwyl.—Before separating, Mr Edwards proposed the health of Mr Addie," which that gentleman duly acknow- ledged, and thus brought an enjoyable gathering to a ciose.