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L N B WTOWN. IMPORTANT SHOW OF MILLINERY, the Newest and most tasteful effects in Silk, Braid and Felt Hate. Children's Millinery a Speciality at MISSES GOODWIN'S, 7, Market-street. [Advt MR. T. MALDWYN 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 Terrace Buildings, Welsbpool. A FACT WORTH KNOWING.—Have you visited MORGAN'S Long Bridge Furniture Warehouse? If not. it will pay you to do so. This business is carried on in a warehouse where the rents and ex- penses are very low, compared with expensive shops and assistants. The difference between these two means a large discount to the purchaser. Call and see for yourselves. fAdvt. WB are asked to announce that the male voice piece at the Newtown New Year's Day Eisteddfod is to be sung with accompaniment. MR. LESLIE MORGAN, Hendidley, won the October competition of the Golf Club for the silver spoon with a score of 87, which, deducting his handicap of 2g, means a net score of 64. WESLEY GUILD. Modern industrialism and social evils was the subject ably dealt with at the Wesley Guild, on Thursday evening, by Rev R. W. Green, pastor. Mr C. T. M. Taylor presided. FOOTBALL- Welsh pool County School eleven visited Newtown on Thursday and defeated the school team by nine goals to nil.—A.t Llanidloes, Newtown half-holiday team drew with the home- sters, one goal each being the score. WE are informed that the telegram from America referred to in our last issue was not, as may have been thought, left with the gentleman named, but was only tried there, in accordance with custom respecting foreign telegrams insuffi- ciently addressed. The telegram has since found its proper destination. BAND SHOOTING CLUB.—At the Band practice on Tuesday evening, Mr W. H. Lambert pre- sented the silver spoons (given by the bandmas- ter) to the successful competitors in the Band Shooting Club, during the past season. Sergt. T. Reynolds received two, S. Tranchard two, D. Clayton one, H. Hibbott one, and Lawton Reynolds one. In making the presentation, Mr Lambert dealt with the importance of becoming expert shots. THE Postmaster (Mr Williams) has had Rhay- ader added to his charge. Rbayader, with its six sub-officee, viz., Newbridge-on-Wye, Argoed Mill, Elan Village, Llanwrthwl, Nantmel, and Panty- dwr, come under his control. This arrangement has been made with the view of improving the departmental organisation, and is in accordance with the recognised policy of reducing the number of the smaller head offices throughout the kingdom. PRESENTATION.—For his able captaincy of the R.W.W. cricket team last season, and attaining the highest batting average 20-7, Mr Evan Rees has been presented by Mr W. E. Pryce-Jones with a handsome gold medal, suitably inscribed. Mr Pryce-Jones has been the captain of the R.W.W. team for many years, but last season he was unfortunately prevented from participat- ing in the games, and Mr Rees proved a worthy substitute. Mr W. Owen has also received a pre- sent for the best bowling average. SEPARATION ORDER SEQUEL.—William Bevan appeared at the Police Court, on Tuesday, charged by his wife with the non-payment of contributions on a separation order. Mrs Bevan produced the order and informed the Bench that the arrears amounted to X6 15a 6d, up to July 5th last. Prisoner pleaded that he was only a labourer and when in Newtown he had 17s lOd for 564 hours. There was no bricklayer in Newtown that could earn 10s a week for 52 weeks in the year. By the time he kept himself and had a few clothes it was impossible for him to pay 10s a week. He had done his best. He had no chance to pay until the warrant was issued for his arrest.—P.S. Morgans stated that the defend- ant got to know in July last that a warrant was to be issued and he absconded. He had spent some time in Herefordshire, hop-picking and tramping about. The Magistrates sentenced Bevan to six weeks' imprisonment. GREGYNOG ESTATE IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY.— The annual general meeting took place at the Unicorn Hotel, on Tuesday. There was a good attendance. Mr Scott Owen occupied the chair. The statement of accounts for the past year was presented and passed. The following were appointed the general committee for the ensuing year: Messrs R. Breeze, Henfryn, Caersws; John Corfield, Dolomoline, Tregynon; W. Davies, Glaa- bechan, Bettws, Thomas Gittins, Hafodtalog, Tregynon; D. Ll. Hamer, Lane, Tregynon; J. S. Jones, Tynycwm, Llanllwchaiarn; T. P. Jones, Rhiewbank, Aberhafesp; E. Lewis, Cwmcignant, Bettws; and Edward Phillips, Carnedd, Caersws, together with Mr W. Scott Owen, Cefngwifed (chairman), and Mr A. D. Jones, Whitegates, Tregynon (secretary). The whole of the members of the Hackney Stallion Committe were re-elected. The date of holding the show for 1908 was fixed for Thursday. 3rd September. The meeting was adjourned to Tuesday, 5th November, at 2-30 p.m. CRESCENT LITERARY SOCIIETY.-The members of the Crescent Literary Society spent an enjoy- able evening on Thursday, when a soiree was hold to mark the opening of the winter session. Rev. Edward Parry, M.A, presided. A miscellaneous programme was provided as follows :-Overture, The Band (conducted by Mr J. C. Gittins); reci- tation, Miss Mary Edwards; song,' The Admiral's Broom," Mr J. H. Jones; song, 'The King of Love,' Miss Myfanwy Ashton; recitation, The Wreck of the Cyprian,' Miss Katherine Wilson Jones; song, A Song of Sunshine,' Miss Lilian Jones; recitation, Maud Mullet,' Miss Florence Watkin; selection, Martha,' The Band; reci- tation, The Old Portrait,' Miss Vaunda Davies song, 'The River of Years/ Miss Lilian Jones; recitation, Miss Emily Rogers; recitation, Miss Dolly Andrew; song, Thy Sentinel am I,' Mr J. H. Jones. Miss Beatrice Gittins played the accompaniments. During the interval, refresh- ments were provided under the supervision of the lady members of the Society. A RESPECTED citizen, and a valued musical artiste, has been lost to the town by the death of Mr Ellis E. Jones, which occurred at his residence in Ladywell-street on Friday evening. Mr Jones, who was 39 years of age, came to Newtown from Corris little more than a year ago, and was employed as a tailor in the Royal Welsh Ware- house Factory. An excellent baritone singer, deceased was a member of the Male Voice Choir, conducted by Mr George Evans, and was attached to the Wesleyan Choir. Many will remember his fine rendering of The Sower went forth sowing at the harvest festival in the Wesleyan Church. He also assisted the same festivals at the Congregational and Primitive Methodist Churches, and last winter was a favourite singer at the F.S.A. entertainments. His musical services were always readily given, and as heartily appreciated. Mr Jones, who suffered from an internal com- plaint, had only been ailing for a fortnight. He leaves a widow and five children, the oldest of whom is but seven years old.—The funeral will take place on Wednesday, at 2-30, at the Parish Church. CONVERSAZIONE.—The Baptist Mutual Improve- ment Society opened their winter session on Thursday evening with a conversazione, when there was a large gathering. The chair was occupied by the President (Mr T. Parry Jones), and he was supported by the Pastor (Rev T. E. Williams). An admirable programme was dis- coursed by Mr Albert Roberts, Miss Louie James, Miss Williams, Mr T. H. Roberts and party, Master Leslie Bevan, Mr T. H. Roberts, Miss Kisielowski, Mr Stuart Humphreys, Cambrian Quartette Party, Mr W. Jenkins, and Miss Connie Whittaker. The accompaniments were played by Mrs Astley and Mr G. H. Bell. Refreshments were handed round at an interval and much enjoyed. Encores were numerous, and some of the artestes excelled themselves. Special mention should be made of Master Leslie Bevan's piano- forte solo, which for one so young was splendidly executed, and did great credit to his tutor (Mr G. H. Bell). The Pastor moved the customary vote of thanks, and the singing of Land of my Fathers' brought a splendid and enjoyable evening to a close. SCHOOL MANAGERS.—Mr Richard Phillips pre- sided at a meeting of the Council School Mana- gers on Friday evening, and there were also in attendance Rev. T. E. Williams, Messrs Edward Jones, P. Wilson Jones, T. L. Jones, together with the Correspondent (Mr F. Bennett Lloyd).—It was resolved to forward a letter of thanks to Mrs Arbuthnot, Newtown Hall, for kindly placing the Cannings at the disposal of the Managers on the -occasiorl of the annual attendance treat. Miss Rhodes, New Church-street Girls' School, wrote stating that a thick pain of glass over the main entrance had been broken by a boy.—The Chair- man: I think the policemen ought to be com- znunicated with.—The Correspondent: I thought of writing to Miss Rhodes for the name of the boy.—Mr T. L. Jones: She does not say whether it is a school boy or not.-The Correspondent: No; but we shall find out if we write.—The Chairman: There is a similar case at Llanidloes, and the parents have had to pay.—The Corres- pondent And quite right.—Mr Lloyd's sugges- tion to write to Miss Rhodes was adopted.—An application for an increase of salary was received from Mr W. E. Watkin, an assistant at Peny- gloddfa Boys' School.—It was unanimously resolved to recommend an increase to the Execu- tive Committee. PERSONAL.—Mr Henry M. Worrall, son of the late Mr H. Worrall. photographer, has recently been publicly decorated with medal and ribbon by H.M. the King of Siam in Germany. Mr Worrall has acted for three years as principal valet-du-chambre to the Royal Prince of Siam. THE Public Hall was packed on Saturday even- ing, when Miss Inez Howard's celebrated com- pany performed the drama "The girl who took the wrong turning." For nearly three hours the audience was entertained to an exciting perform- ance, several of the characters creating roars of laughter. WELSH AMATEUR Cup.-The p,.W.W. have qualified themselves for the next round of the Welsh Amateur Cup by defeating Llanidloes at Newtown on Saturday. The homesters had the best of the game throughout and won comfortably by three goals to nil. Most unsportsmanlike behaviour was subsequently witnessed amongst certain of the spectators, one of the Warehouse players being molested in a disgraceful manner. P S.E.—The first of the winter series of P.S.E.'s was held at the Public Hall on Sunday evening, when Mr Wm. Spence presided over a crowded gathering. So packed was the hall, in fact, that many were unable to obtain admission. An address was delivered by the Rev. R.* W. Green (Wesleyan minister), and solos were rendered by Miss Cassie Roberts and Mr Evan Hughes, Tregynon, and Miss Kisielowski, a young lady who is visiting Newtown. Mr Idris Jones con- ducted the united choir and the accompaniments were played by Miss Edith Reynolds. Sym- pathetic reference was made by the chairman to the death of Mr Ellis Jones, who last year rendered such valuable services to the P.S.E., and the proceeds of the collection, amounting to X5 3s Id, were devoted to the widow. GYMDEITHAS LENYDDOL GnIREIG.-Cynha.li wyd cyfarfod agoriadol y Gymdeithas Lenyddol Gym- reig Drefnewydd Nos Iau. Am chwech o'r gloch darparwyd te yn Ysgoldy New-road. Llywyddid wrth y byrddau gan y boneddigesau canlynol- Mrs Davies, Park-street, Mrs T. H. Roberts, Crescent-street, a Mrs E. Hughes, Union-street, yn cael eu cynorthwyo gan ferched ieuangc o'r ddwy eglwys Gymreig. Am wyth o'r gloch cyn- haliwyd cyfarfod amrywiaethol yn y capel. Y Parch Griffith Griffith yn llywyddwyd dros y cynulleidfa rhagorol. A ganlyn ydoedd y rhaglen:—Unawd ar y berdoneg, Miss Berta Jones; adroddiad, Gwialen fedw fy mam/ Miss Lizzie Roberts; deuawd, 'Hadwn pe cawn, Misses Katie Evans a Sallie Hughes; anerchiad gan y Llywydd; adroddiad, I John Ddiddig,' Miss Maud Morgan; unawd, 'Bwthyn bach melyn fy nhad,' Mr David Hamer; unawd ar y berdoneg, Miss Katie Vaughan; pedwarawd, Y bwthyn ar y bryn/ Mr E. W. Hamer a'i barti; unawd, 'Llythyr fy Mam,' Miss K. Evans; adroddiad, Y bore olaf,' Mr J. Jones, Star Tea Company; cystadleuaeth, 'Araeth ddifyfr,' cyfartal Mri J. Jones a Edward Hughes; adroddiad, f Cardotyn: Miss Lizzie Robsrts; deuawd, Dring, dring i fyny,' Mri R. and D. Hamer; 'Hen wlad fy Nhadau,' Mr Idris H. Jones. Cyfeiliwyd gan Misses Katie Vaughan ac Annie Rees. Ar gynygiad y Parch Elias Jones, yn cael ei gefnogi gan Mr Richard Jones, a'i attegu gan Mr R. Phillips, diolchwyd yn gynes i bawb a gymerodd ran gyda'r te a'r cyfarfod. Y swyddogion am y tymor ydyw: Llywyddion, Parchn Elias Jones a G. Griffith; is-lywyddion, Mri R. Jones a R. Evans; trysorydd, Mr R. Rees; ysgrifenydd, Mr Tom Morgan.











Llanidloes Men and the Railway…

Gregynog Show.

Hedges that Should be Cut.

Llanwrin School.


October Stock Sale at Caersws.

IThe New School for Aberhafesp.

Newtown Free Gift Society.

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The Trefeglwys Perjury Case.