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BRECON. 1 Motor Car for Hire—Harold P. Elstcii, 21, High street. All classes of repairs executed. f256 PERSONAL.—Mr A. Quarrell (florist), who has beeu lying seriously ill at his residence, is now making satisfactory progress towards recovery. NEW POTATOES and HOME GROWN TOMATOES. A. QUARRELL, HIGH STREET, BRECON. ■MINISTERIAL.—Rev. W. A. John, Congrega- tional minister, Blaenavon, occupied the pulpit at Kensington Baptist Church on Sunday. MOWING.—For prices, etc., apply to J. Evans, Breconshire Coal Wharf House, Watton, Bre- 397 con. 397 HOSPITAL FOR FOUNTAIN PB-Ns.-Any make Pen quickly and cheaply repaired.—A. Hughes and Son, Stationers. 683 Wanted, smart boys, in Brecon, to sell "t?he "Express," on Wednesday evenings—immediate- ly after school.-Apply, T. Rhys Jones, Man- ager, "Express," Brecon. lies the head that wears a crown," but not the head of her that sends her crown to Morris, The Grocer, for the finest value obtainable in Groceries, Fruits, etc. PRIZE LAMBS.—Mr T. Williams, of Penlan, was the winner of Messrs. Miller, Powell and Co. s prize. a.t the market on Tuesday, for the best pen of 10 fat lambs sold, which realised 38/6 apiece. APPOINTMENT.—Colonel Casson (South Wales Rprderers) has been appointed temporary brigade- general in the Dardanelles. Colonel Casson, for a aliort time, served as adjutant at Brecon Bar- racks. and made himself very popular. CRYPTIC.—This is how a well-known soldier in Brecon described his landing and whereabouts in France "We landed at went to I after that to are now at ——. going on to -——; so now YOU know all about it; going well, plenty of food." AT THE FRONT.—The friends of Sergt.-Major Charles Weaver Price will be interested to learn that he went to the "front" in France on the 11th inst., as Sergt.-Major of the 12th Battery, Motor Machine Guns, and attached to the 17th Division. The West Breconshire Farmers' Association Ltd., S. Ship street, Brecon, dealers in coal, lime, manure, flour, corn. meal. agricultural imple- ments and ironmongery of every description. Branches Sennybridge. Cradoc, Talyllyn. and Talybont-on-Usk. Deliveries arranged by our own carts. Prices on application. RECHABITISM.—At a recent competition, in con- nection with the Independent Order of Rechabites (Juvenile Section), on the "Emblem of the Order," Bro. Cvril Telling, of St. John's road, and Sister Violet Morris, Brynmawr Terrace, were both suc- cessful in winning second prizes with 317 marks each in classes C and D. respectively. Both are members of the "Adelaide" Tent, Brecon. A WHEELBARROW RIDE.-Margaret Yerbury, Newmarch street, appeared at the Borough Police Court on Monday and pleaded "guilty" to a sum- mons* for drunkenness. P.s. Evans, in reply to the mayor, said defendant appeared in court on the 9th November last. On this occasion she was Taken home in a wheelbarrow. (Laughter.)— Orde/ed to pay 6/6 costs. REMEMBER THE ABSENT ONES.—If you have a relation or friend who has responded to his country's call you would like a worthy reminder of him. Send me a Post Card or other photo, and I will supply you with an ENLARGEMENT in MONOCHROME, SEPIA or WATER COLOUR (framed or unframed), which I will warrant to giyp satisfaction. Prices from 3/- each, no can. vassers.-—Oscar Watkins. 13. Lion street, Bre.. ■c-on.. 729 -ST HOoi. ATTENDANCE.—At the Borough Police Court on Monday, Emma Murphy. Dinas road, was summoned for not sending a boy to school. Defendant said she could not get the boy. who was 13 years old, to go to school. After hearing Mr Leonard, secretary of the Education Com- mittee. the bench made the customary order for the boy's attendance, and intimated that if the order were not obeyed, they would consider an application to send him to a truant school. SOLDIERS' REST.—Mr and Mrs Glenelg Grant entertained the members of Cardiff Soldiers' Rest (conductor, Mr W. Long) and friends to tea at their residence in Cathedral road on Tuesday. Af- terwards the party journeyed to Porthcawl in motor cars, where they gave a concert to the sol- diers encamped there. The programme included items by Miss Gwladys Naish (soprano) and Mr Roland Butler (entertainer). Mr Grant (brother-in- law of Mr Sidney Robinson. M.P.) is well known 0 in Brecon and the county generally. SUDDEN DEATH.—We regret to record the death which occurred with tragic suddenness at Ystrad- gynlais on Tuesday of Mr Robert Smiles, formerly of Brecon. Deceased, who was returning home from work had a seizure and died almost im- mediately. Mr Smiles who was 47 years of age, was for many years employed on the Midland railway at Brecon and was a member of a well- known Brecon family. He was a widower and leaves two children The funeral takes place at Brecon to-day (Thursday.) SATISFACTORY REPORT.—The report of the Trien- nial Inspection of the Central Welsh Board in respect to the Brecon Boys' County School is a very complimentary one. It is as follows "The •whool is in a very satisfactory condition. Discip- line and tone are admirable. The boys take real pleasure in their work and feel that they are learn- ing what will be of use to them in after life. The members of the staff are competent and keen; it is possible to speak most highly of their enthus- iasm. their hard work, and their excellent teach- ing." MARKET.—There was a large attendance at th market on Tuesday, and prices for stock rulea high. Cows and calves—slow trade, £ 16 to C22. Beef, 9:td to lOd per lb. Young cows and maiden Wteifers, IOtd to lid per lb. Calves-stores 45/- to 60/ fat calves. X3 10s to £ 5 IPs. There was a large supply of lambs and trade was brisk, sell- ing from 28/- to 37/- apiece, or IOtd to lljd per lb. Very little mutton on offer; fat ewes 81d to 9d lb. Plentiful supply of pigs, but slow trade- porkers 13/- per score, small pigs (10 to 12 weeks old) 20/- to 24/ from 12 to 15 weeks old 251- to 30 stores, 40/- to 45/ WOUNDED SOLDIERS ENTERTAINED.—The wound- ed soldiers stationed at the Depot, were, on Wed- nesday, through the kindness of Mr and Mrs Mor- gan, entertained at Pantycorredd farm. The ladies of the Plough Congregational Sunday school were responsible for the treat and provisions. The party, which included a number of friends, jour- neyed thither by motor-car. After tea, a short musical programme was given to which the fol- lowing contributed :—Mrs D. G. Owen, Mr Evan Evans and Mr W. T. Jones. Mr R. W. Musk presided at the piano and also contributed a solo. Mr Walter Williams (Iscoed) acted as chair- man, and in a brief speech welcomed the wounded soldiers and wished them a speedy recovery. A vote of thanks for their kindness on the proposition of the pastor (Rev. R. J. Williams) seconded by Prof. D. Miall Edwards. was passed to Mr and I Mrs Morgan, and the Misses Morgan, Panty- corredd farm, to the ladies of the Plough Sunday school, and to all who had contributed. ELECTRIC THEATRE.—It is the general opmion among the patrons at the Theatre that the pro- gramme of this week is a "star" one, and full houses have been the result, mainly due to two artistes who are on the bill there; Miss Gretas Richards, the dainty soprano, whose beautifully clear voice is well displayed in several numbers from her repertoire, is accompanied with magni- ficent art pictures which are pourtrayed on the screen. Miss Gretta Richards's singing is of a. very high standard, and she is repeatedly encored nightly. Therefore, lovers of music should not fail to hear her! Mr Frank French, the talkative entertainer has met with an enormous reception, and is, without a doubt. an artiste far above the usual. His performance from start to finish is clever and refined, and his opening comedy mono- logue is greeted with roars of laughter. His stor- ies are also witty, whilst his songs are very smart and meet with much success. Changing from comedy to dramatic, one hears him to an advan- tage in the great patriotic monologue. "Business as Usual." Mr French has devoted the proceeds from the sale of this monologue to the purchase of cigarettes and tobacco for our brave soldiers and sailors at the front. Mr French has also received many letters of appreciation from notabilities, thanking him for his efforts in this connection, and the number of cigarettes, already despatch- ed, exceeds 40,000, with over 16 pounds of to- bacco.

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