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jnEWTOWN. HARRT JONES, 5, Kerry-road, Wholesale and Retail Confectioner, Tobacconist, and Fruiterer. COAL AND LIME.—If you want good quality Coal at reasonable prices, either in truck or cart loads, or in cwt. sacks, try JOHN SMOUT, No. 13, Canal Wharf, Newtown. fAdyt. MR. T. MALDWTN PRICE, R.A.M., visits Newtown on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Lessons given ic Singing, Pianoforte, Violin, and 'Cello. He may be seen at Mr Fvan Bebb's, Broad- street, or Salop-road, Welshpool. PARENTS PLEASE NOTE.—A pure sweet gives not only pleasure, but also nourishment to grow- ing children. All the ingredients used in making Ann Taylor's Everton Toffee are pure and whole- some. It is as nourishing as it is delicious. IF You have a bad cough and a good shilling you can part company with both by purchasing a bottle of Owen's Cough Elixir, a never failing remedy. Prepared and sold only by F. J. Nash,. M.P.S., Chemist, Broad-street, Newtown.—Advt. F. J. NASH. M.P.S., Chemist, Optician, 4S Broad-street, Newtown, attends from 8-30 a.m. until 7 p.m. daily at the above address, and will 4 test your sight free of charge. Eyeglasses and spectacles of every description kept in stock. Oculist prescriptions a speciality.—Advt. HouBK FURNISHINGS.—When you are about to furnish, call at E. H. MORGAN'S Furniture Ware- house, Long Bridge. The largest premises and largest stock in the county. Well-made, and guaranteed goods, all goods at lowest prices, and carriage paid. See the new sanitary mattress. A<*ent for Goss & Doulton china. [ADVT. HATS FOR HOLIDAY WEAR.—A Splendid Selection of Straw and Linen Hats in the Newest Shapes. Children's Washing Hats and Overalls at very Moderate Prices.—Misses GOODWIN, 7, Market- street.—Advt. BRIGHT SUNNY WEATHER.—This is what we are looking forward to. When it comes, we shall need lighter clothing. It is well to know that at London House, there is a large stock of Men's and Boy's Straw and Linen Hats, Alpaca Jackets, Washing Blouses, and Cool Underwear suitable for hot weather. TERRITORIALS.—The local territorials are making preparations for attending camp this year. Marches and drills are held almost nightly. CYCLING.—Over 20 members of the Newtown Cycling Club journeyed to Welsbpool on Sunday week, and after tea they attended Divine service at the Parish Church, and returned home about 10-30 p.m. HARRIERS.—A large number of the Newtown Harriers turned out on Saturday, on the occasion of a paper chase. They crossed nine miles of country in one hour and a half, and when they returned they looked as if they could do another nine miles. PRESENTATION.—Mr H. Allan, manager for 30 years. in the knitting department of the Factory of Pryce Jones, Ltd., having accepted an important position in Plymouth, his fellow employees met on Wednesday, and presented him with a gladstone bag, travelling rug, and small hand bag. PICNic.-On Thursday, the Newtown Branch of the British Women's Temperance Association held their annual picnic. About sixty members and friends journeyed to Caersws, where an enjoyable time was spent. After disposing of the victuals, the party was specially conducted to the old Roman Camp. ON the site of the Now Infirmary (by icina permission of Mr Edward Powell, J.P.). a recital was given by the Silver Band on Thursday, in aid of the Nursing Association. The attendalace was fair, but unfortunately, shortly after the opening of the programme, rain fell heavily and everything had to be abandoned. TOWARDS the end of the month our well-known and distinguished townsman (the Rev R. Harris Lloyd) is going to America in acceptance of an invitation to preach at Brooklyn, Chicago, and Toronto, as well as to give a series of Bible lectures before a gathering of ministers at an American Chatauqua. Mr Harris Lloyd hopes to meet old Newtownians in American and Canadian cities. SPECIAL COURT.- A charge of travelling without a ticket on the Cambrian Railways was preferred against two young tramps named John Ingham and Wright Wylde on Wednesday. They were locked up and brought before Messrs. Richard Lloyd and W. H. Burton Swift, on Thursday. It was stated that they boarded a train at FordeD, and at Newtown it was found they had no ticket, and the officials detained them. They were fined 5/- and costs, in default seven days. Both prisoners were taken, to Shrewsbury. SCHOLASTIC.—Though, there is a Nonconformist majority on the County Education Com- mittee, a Church woman was appointed at last Monday's meeting, in Welshpool, to be headmis- tress of Penygloddfa Council (infants) School; she had the best C allege qualifications and most suitable experience. There are 121 infants on the school books—with an average attendance last month of 103—and for the delicate work of train- ing these children's minds and bodies the County Authority offered a wage of X75 a year or nearly 30s a week. Six applications were received by the managers, who sent forward three applications to the County Authority: Miss Wilhelmina Carolina Griffiths, 10, Broad-street; Miss Jessa May Owen. 3, Bryn Villas, and Miss Frances E. Shute, Waters Upton, Wellington, and Tra Dyddan, Newtown. These three candidates were interviewed, and the result of the ballot was Miss Owen, eight votes Miss Shute, 15. The new headmistress, who was a pupil teacher at All Saint's C.E. School, Now- town. came second on the list in the Queen's Scholarship examination and took a first class certificate at Whiteland's College. She has been a certificated assistant at Newtown C.E. School, and is at present bead teacher of Waters Upton C.E. Girls' and infants' school. 1-' H r n.17r1o. IMPORTANT J^'URNITLTRE J5ALE.—AIESSRS TVUUIVO I Bros. and Roberts conducted a highly attractive bwo days sale of a portion of the contents of Len- bon Hall, one of the residences of Edward Powell, Esq., and Tynyreithen, the residence of A. L. Manley, Esq on Wednesday and Thursday last. The furniture, which was on view the day previous to sale was much admired. It included a large number of oak pieces, one of which was a magnificently carved oak overmantel, formerly in Durham Castle. The reception room Furniture was particularly attractive. One of the most attractive pieces was the Buhl cabinet. The bed- room furnishings included the appointments of 15 bedrooms. The sale was well attended both days. Most of the oak pieces met with a ready sale at satisfactory prices. An old Buhl cabinet realised 71 guineas, a marqueterie China cabinet 12i guineas, hand writing tables from three to six guineas, dming room suite 25 guineas, double corner cupboard five guineas, oak wardrobe X15 7 6d., gent's wardrobes 6 to 8 guineas, bedroom suites from 9 to 25 guineas. A number of oil paintings did not meat with a very ready sale. Turkey carpets realised 15 guineas. The prices rp d generally obtained were considered satisfactory, and the auctioneers were congratulated on their general management. CO-OPERATIVE (XALA DAY.—Favoured with de- lightful weather, the Co-operative Gala, which has become one of the principal pleasura events of the year for children, whose parents are members of the Society, was held on Saturday. Headed by the Newtown Silver Band, and marshalled by members of the Committee and Women's Guild, the children assembled at Penygloddfa Council Schools and then paraded the principal streets of the town, which were thronged with hundreds of interested spectators. As the children proceeded down Broad-street, carrying flags, and the little girls dressed in different colour dresses, a very pretty scene was presented. Over 1,400 children partook of the excellent tea in the Public Hall, which was prepared under the capable manage- ment of the manager of the Stores (Mr F. C. Evans), and his staff, the lady members of the Society, presiding at the tables. The children, upon leaving the hall, were the recipients of a bar of chocolate. Unfortunately, owing to the hay not been carried off the Cunning, the children were unable to go there, but by kind permission of Mr Edward Powell, an adjournment was made to the site of the New Infirmary. Races of every description, both for boys and gIrlS, were held, the Committee, as a whole, superintending. During the afternoon two novel competitions were also held, boot polishing and spoon cleaning. Boot cleaning (for boys) 1 William Bumford, 2 Jack Davies, 3 Fred Bumford, special, Fred Morris. Spoon cleaning (for girls) 1 Linda Hitchin, 2 Jennie Gittinsfs Pattie Hibbert. special Winnie Pugh. Garments, 1 A. G. Watkins (Bettws), 2 Kittie Jones (Bettws), 3 Nancy Morgan (Pool- road), and several special prizes were given. Darning competition, 1 Stella Pugh, c £ £ al. xn the evening dancing was indulged m. The Band (under the able conductorship of Mr T. Reynolds) played some fine selections and up-to-date dance music A hearty vote of thanks was proposed by Mr T. R. Bridgwater. and seconded by Mr W. E. Sambrooks to Mr Edward Powell for the use of the field. and to everyone who assisted in making the proceedings a, grand success.






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