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OPENING OF NEW ORGAN AT MOCHDRE…

MONTGOMERYSHIRE INFIRMARY…

MR. DAVID DAVIES' OTTER HOUNDS

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NEWTOWJS. To FARMERS.—Mowing machines that require repairs and over-hauling should be sent in at once to Norton and Co., Old Foundry, Newtown. [Advt. COAL AND Limic.-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. r Advt. MR. T. MALDWYN PRICE, R.A.M., visits Llanidloes on Tuesdays and Newtown on Satur- days Lessons given in Singing, Pianoforte, Violin, and 'Cello. He may be seen at Mr Fvan Bebb's, Broad-street, or Salop-road, Welsbpool. PARENTS PLEASE NOTIM.-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. You will like to see the Choice Selection of Ladies' Embroidered Blouses and Underskirts which we have on view this week. Also the Newest Styles in Ready-to-wear Hats, at Misses Goodwin,7, Market Street.—Advt. FURNITURE.—Have you visited- MORGAN'S Fur- niture Warehouse? If not, it will pay you to do so. It's the largest stock in the county, and the business is carried on in a warehouse, where rents and expenses are very low compared with expensive shops and assistants. This means a large discount to the pur- chaser. Call and see for yourselves.-r Advt. NEW DESIGNS IN BLOUSES.—A wonderful selec- tion awaits your pleasure here. When you pay us a visit you will surely be delighted with the goodness and the excellent value of all cur New (Joods. Our aim is always to satisfy oar Customers, and we do all in our power to achieve this aim.—LEWIS'S, London House, New- town.—[Advt.] OWING to tne repairs and improvements being carried on at the Wesleyan Chapel, the Sunday School Anniversary (fixed for Sunday next) will be held at the Victoria Hall. CYCLING CLUB.—On Wednesday, the Newtown Cycling Club, cycled to Llandinam, but owing to the weather being unsettled, the muster was not so large as it otherwise would have been. TUESDAY'S MARKET PRICES.-Chickens 3s 6d to 5s, hens 3s 6d, ducklings 5s per couple, butter lid to Is per lb, hen eggs 15 to 17, duck eggs 14 for a Is, beef 6d to 8d, mutton 6d to 9d, pork 6d to 8d, veal 7d to lOd, lamb 8d to lid per lb. THE YEOMANRY CAMP.—Notwithstanding the stormy weather the town's people continued to evince an interest in the doings of the Yeomanry during the week, and each evening a large num- ber visited the camp, which was struck on Thurs- day. The conduct of the troops in the town has been of an exemplary character. ANGLERS and others have recently been feast- ing their eyes upon a number of large trout disporting themselves below the Long Bridge. Several good fish have been caught at various parts, a fact which indicates that the bed of the river is now clear of all matter injurious to the piscine tribe. RECITAL.—On Saturday evening the Newtown Silver Band, Mr T. Reynolds conducting, gave another Recital in the Crescent. The following was the excellent programme enjoyed by a fair audience :—March, Scipio," Fantasia, A Span- ish Carnival," Waltz, "Song de'Ete," Selection, Halevy," Morceau, Japanese Song," Selection, Pride of Scotland," and God Save the King." GOLF.-On Saturday, the winner of the golf tournament (R. M. Lloyd,) engeged the popular Hon. Sec., (Mr George Thomas,) in a 36 holes match for a box of Black and White" balls, presented by Messrs Spalding Bros. Mr Lloyd played very finely, accomplishing the 34 holes in 162-9 less than in the tournament. He won by 8 holesand 7 to play. DEATH OF Two OLD INHABITANTS.—During the past week the death took place of two old inhabitants of Newtown. Mr Thomas Brown, for many years weighing machine man at Newtown railway station, passed away at the advanced age of 89. Later in the week the death took place of Ann Worthington, wife of Richard Worthington, retired platelayer, Nantoer Cottage, Llanidloes- road, at the advanced age of 83. The funeral took place on Monday and was largely attended. The Rev T. Llewelyn Jones officiated at the house and graveside. Wreaths were sent by the follow- ing Daughter and Son (Maggie and Tom) Sister Mary, George Roberts, Severn-square, Mr and Mrs J. Morris, Dolau Inn, Mr and Mrs T. Parry Jones awd Family, Mr and Mrs Edwin Watts, Mr and Mrs Thomas Jones and Family, and a Friend. AT the monthly meeting of the County School Governors, held at the Schools on Thursday, there were present: Dr. Wilson (presiding), Mrs Edwd. Jones, Maesmawr, Rev. T. E. Williams, Messrs T. A. Forster, J. Hamer Jones, J. E. Roberts, and F. W. Cooke, with the Clerk (Mr Martin Woosnam) and Assistant-Clerk (Mr Montague Woosnam). —It was decided to bold the monthly meetings on the first Friday in the month at 3-15, instead of the second Thursday at 3-0.—A letter was received from the University College of Wales, Aberyst- wyth, asking the Governors to appoint a represen- tative on that Board.—Mr Gwilym Edmunds was appointed.—The Chairman reported that he had obtained plans of the proposed gymnasium from Mr Clement Jones, and the estimated cost was £ 350.—The matter was referred to a committee.— It was decided to renew the following scholar- ships Boys, Harold Griffiths, W. Bowen, R. K. Davies, John Morris, and William Richards; girls, Mary Winifred Bumford, Janet Jones, Guinevere Hall, Olive M. Jones, Kate Hughes, Hilda Roberts, Gladys Humphreys, Mary C. Lewis, Matilda Hitchon, and M G. Harris. ANNIVERSARY.—On Sunday, the Sunday School Anniversary Services in connection with the Baptist Church, were held. A choir, consisting of two hundred voices, under the conductorship of Mr Llewelyn Morgan, sung at each service. In the morning, the Rev. T. E. Williams preached an impressive sermon. During the morning and afternoon services, solos were surg by Mips Amy Bevan, Miss Katie Evans, and Master Clifford Evans; and recitations by Lena Davies, Annie Williams, Dorothy Phillips, Florrie Jones, Gladys Morgan, Ethel Harper, Gwennie Jones, Maude Pryce, Bernice Humphreys, May Matthews, Millie Cranage, Leslie Bevan, Edgar Allen, and Ernest Nock. Large congregations attended, especially in the evening, when chairs had to be provided. The following were the soloists--Miss Gertie Davies, Miss Gladwys Humphreys, Miss Maud Bumford, and Mr Stewart Humphreys; duotts by Miss Hettie Oliver and Master Leslie Bevan, and Misses M. and G. Davies The following recited: —Misses Lily Roberts, Bertha Davies, Gladwys Humphreys, Amy Williams; C. Evans, Lucy Bound, Arrol, and Master Redvers Evans. The anthem 0 give thanks unto the Eord" was rendered by the choir, Mr W. H. Morgan taking the sole part. At the close of the service, Rev. T. E. Williams announced that the collections for the day, which were toward the Church and School funds, amounted to X84 8s. 2d. CYMANFA GANU.-The annual choral festival in connection with the Welsh Calvinistic Metho- dist Churches of Upper Montgomeryshire was held on Thursday in the Baptist Chapel, which spacious building (kindly lent for the occasion) was found most suitable for the holding of such a festival, the beautiful organ being of great assistance to the singers. The proceedings com- menced with a rehearsal at eleven o'clock in the morning. The afternoon meeting started at 1-30, and, notwithstanding the unsettled state of the weather, the attendance was very good. The Chairman was Mr John Edwards, Penegoes. and the duties of conductor were in the capable hands of Mr David Jenkins, Mus. Bac., Aberystwyth, whilst Mr Rowlands, Machynlleth, presided at the organ. During the meeting an address was delivered by Mr Tom Powell, Machynlleth.—At the evening meeting the building was well filled by singers and listeners. The Rev David Davies, Saron presided. At an interval in the course of the meeting Mr David Jenkins commented on the usefulness of such gatherings for the improvement of congregational singing. He also threw out the suggestion that the County Council could do worse than offer a scholarship for a summer course of musical training at the Aberystwyth College.—Mr Richard Jones, Pen- dinas, in proposing a vote of thanks to the the officers and members of the Baptist Church for use of the magnificent building, and also to the members of the local Methodist Church for the kind way in which they had entertained the festival, referred to Mr David Jenkins' suggestion, and stated that the subject had his sympathy, and he might say that that important matter would be duly brought forward at an early date. Rev. J. T. Jones seconded the vote of thanks, which was responded to by Mr Richard Phillips, Newtown. The following tunes were sung during the day :-Brynteg. Beulah, Dominus Regit Me, Tydvil, Builtb, Culross, Hyfrydol, Bavaria, Brid- port, Ogwen, Talysarn, Petra. Gnoll Avenue, Abercynon. Ogmore, Dolhafren, and Salm Li. Dolhafren was composed by Mr D. Meredydd, Llanidloes. The anthem "Pwy Yw rhai hyn" was also sung, and also the chorus "And the Glory of the Lord" from the "Messiah." Mr David Jenkins also rendered a solo in capital form.

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