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Military Montgomeryshire.


Military Montgomeryshire. THE CASE OF CAMBRIAN RAILWAYMEN. The Countes9 of Powis, Miss Williams-Wynn, the Hon. Mrs Sandbach and other ladies, were thanked by the Montgomeryshire Territorial Association last Friday week for contributing so generously" to the cost of the guidon for the Montgomeryshire Yeomanry and with the con- tingent expenses connected with the colours. The Association also thanked Colonel Pryce-Jones for presenting the regimental colours to the 7th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Colonel A. E. Sandbach presided over the attendance, which consisted of the Vice- Chairman (Mr John Lomax), Major J. Marshall Dugdale, Colonel Pryce-Jones, Colonel Robert Wynn, Captain D. H. Mytton, Major F. J. Walton, Major W. M. Dugdale, Mr Hugh Lewis, Captain W. J. Corbett-Winder, and the Secretary (Major George Mytton). Mr W. P. Phillips, Newtown, was co-opted a member as representa- tive of local employers of labour, in place of Lord Joicey, who had resigned. The Secretary reported that the strength of the county force was as follows:- Yeomanry, 17 officers and 342 other ranks out of an estsblishment of 22 officers and 338 other ranks. Infantry, 14 officers and 447 other ranks, out of an establishment total of 18 officers and 511 other ranks. Total-officars, 31 out of 40, 77 5 per cent.; other ranks, 789 out of 8t9, 92-9 per cent. To collect statistics in regard to existing RIFLE AND SHOOTING CLUBS within the county, and to report bbfore the next quarterly meeting to the Finance and General Purposes Committee as to the best method of as- sisting these clubs out of the Association funds. To do this work Major W. M. Dugdale, Major Walton, Captain David Davies, M.P., Captain Corbett-Winder, and Captain G. R. D. Harrison, were appointed a sub-committee on the recom- mendation of the Recruiting and Organization Committee. It was reported that Seaforth had been selected as the site of the cavalry depot for the Western Command. A communication was received from the Denbighshire Association as to the possession of a permanent training area for the Welsh division and it was decided to ascertain if suitable ground can be found within Montgomeryshire. The plans for the drill-hall at Welshpool were approved and ordered to be sent to the War Office. and it was decided to open a club for mem- bers of the territorial force at the armoury as soon as possible. Reports having been received from the Mont- gomery and Machynlleth District Committees, it was decided to point out again that to secure co-operation between the Association and the District Committees the latter should REPowr ONCE A QUARTER to the Association. The Finance and General Purposes Committee presented a statement of accounts for the year ended March 31st, 1909, with the Auditor's report thereon. Mr John Lomax, Major J. Marshall Dugdale and Major Mytton, who had been appointed to interview Mr C. S. Denniss, the General Manager of the Cambrian Railways, reported that although the Company could not undertake to let many of their servants off during Bank Holiday week, still, if camp could be arranged so that men could train for eight days and be back by the Wednes- day preceding Bank Holiday, they would be able to let nearly all, who wished to join the territorial force, go. The Association decided to com- municate on the subject with the Officers com- manding the North Wales Brigade and the 7th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers.