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BRECON. 1 SPRING 1-The hills around Brecon were covered with a mantle of fresh snow on Wednesday morn- ing. Seed Potatoes. Seed Potatoes. 12 good sorts to select from. Price list on Application.- Quarrell, Brecon HOSPITAL FOR FOU^WAIN PENs.-Any make Pen quickly and cheaply repaired.—A. Hughes and Son, Stationers. 683 HIGH SHERIFF'S CHAPLAIN-.—The new High Sheriff has appointed the Rev. Saunders Jones, M.A., rector of Cantreff, bit chaplain. For Chaffcutters, Pulpers and other Imple. ments, "at before War Prices," inspect the stock at Breconshire Coal & Lime Co., Ltd. (Wharf and Market), Brecon. 397 Better Butter means a better breakfast, and butter is good for the system. Best New Zea- land butter at only 1/6 per pound.—Morris, Bridge Street. NOTICE.—Organisers and others, wishing to have Brecon meetings and matters of public interest re- ported in the Express, are respectfully invited to communicate with the Editor. LICENSE TRANSFER.—At the Borough Police Court on Monday the temporary transfer of the licence of the Flag and Castle was granted to Charles Mayo from Lewis Lewis. NOTICE.—Samuel Perrv (late J. Perry), Posting Master, Brecon. Exc?lient Glass and Covered Hearse. Carriages of every description. Reason- able Charges. All orders, left at 32. Watton, Brecon, promptly attended to. b584 C E M S.—An excellent lecture, illustrated by lantern slides, on Oxford was given by the Rev. H. J. Church Jones at a meeting of the C.E.M.S., on Monday evening. Mr Jones gave many inter- esting local facts connected with the colleges, es- pecially Jesus College, which is closely associated historically with Brecon. The West Breconshire Farmers Association Ltd., 8, 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. PROPERTY SALE.—At the \\ellington Hotel, on Friday, Messrs. Miller, Powell and Co. offered the fully-licensed free house. Farmers Arms, Bwlch, situate on the main road from Brecon to Crick- howell, with the garden and out-buildmgs, to- gether with an excellent orchard and meadow land adjoining, containing about 4J acres, the whole in the occupation of the owner, Mr llliam Morris. The property was withdrawn at £ 850. The soli- citors acting were Messrs. Jeffreys and Powell, of I Brecon. A WORD IN SEASON—Owing to the unsettled condition of the market we have, this year, se- cured our new stock earlier than usual, and are now in a position to show you a selection of pat- terns in wall papers which, for beauty of design and excellence of colouring, are unsurpassed. Patterns sent by post. Let us know your re- quirements and they shall have our best attention. Distempers by the leading makers and all other requisites for the renovation of the home stocked j in great variety at the old address Oscar Watkina, top of Lion Street, Brecon. 729 j -FtTNERAL.-The funeral took place at St. David's Church, on Monday, of Mr Roger Prosser (Courtymoor), who died on Thursday at the age of 60 years. The chief mourners yere Mrs Prosger (widow), Mr H. Prosser and Mr Wm. Prosser (brothers) Misses Gladys. Dolly and Mabel Prosser (daughters), Mr Jackie Prosser (son), Miss Gladys Bennett (grand-daughter). Mr and Mrs E. Smith (son-in-law and daughter), Mr and Mrs Bennett (son-in-law and daughter), Master Willie Prosser (grandson), Mr Alfred Evans (son- in-law), and Mrs Pritchard and daughter. LIGHTING UP TIME.-It was sta-ted by Supt. Jones at the borough police court on Monday that under the new regulations of the Defence of the Realm Act, lighting up time was now half-an- hour after sunset and not an hour as previously, The remark was made in respect to a summons against Wm. Hellard. junr., for driving a horse and cart in Glamorgan street without a light on the 5th inst. P.c. Prosser said defendant told him he thought he was all right as he was leading -the horse. Defendant said he had been delayed by being stuck in the snow on the Beacons road. He was fined in the cost, 5/ GOOD NEWS.—The people of Brecon who have 4iad the privilege of hearing the popular preacher, the Rev. W. A. Bryan Jones, will be delighted to shear that he is shortly paying a visit to Brecon. He will conducf the church anniversary services j at the Llanfaes Weslevan Chapel on Sunday, April 5th. In the afternoon a service will be held at 3.15. and in the evening at 6.15. The services will be continued on Monday and Tuesday, and concluded on Wednesday, by an Hiustrated lec- iure entitled, "Keep the fire, burning." These meetings will commence at 7.30 p.m. YOU are heartily welcomed to this rare treat. 618 WARDKK'S FCSERAL.-The funeral took place on Saturday, at Northampton, of Mr John Phillips, -a warder at Northampton Gaol, for about a month. He was a most efficient officer, had been in the prison service at Brecon for about 20 years, and transferred to Northampton when the O'aot there was taken over for military purposes. The first part of the service took place at St. Ed- mund's Church, the prison chaplain (Rev. J. Evan Hopkins) officiating. Warders acted as bearers. The chief mourners were Mrs Phillips (widow). Misses Edith. Gwennie and Annie Phil- lips (daughters). Mr David Phillips (son) Mr H. Williams (brother), Mr E. "VA illiams (brother), Mrs Maggie Walser, Mr Rotheroe (Northamp- ton) and Mrs Lewis Jones (Brecon). ) "POOR OLD DAI. "—"I have had a very good night's lodgings gentlemen; it is hard lines on poor old Dai. but I'll pay the money." This was the conclusion come to by David Evans, described as a farm labourer, of no fixed abode, to the Mayor and Mr J. C. B. Morris at the Police Court on Tuesday.. "Dai," according to the evi- dence of P.s. Evans was drunk in the Watton on Monday night, shouting "at the top of his voice." When first spoken to by the sergeant he said he was going to Cradoc-, anil when later on he was again "interviewed" he said he was going to Sce- throg. Ultimately, much against his inclinations of course, he landed in the police station cells, and had to pay 5^6 costs for his "accommoda tion." Hence Dai's free gratis and for nothing ■testimonial and comment. OBITUARY.—Wag regret to record the death of Mrs Gertrude Sherwood, second daughter of the late Sgt.-Major and Mrs G. Webster, "Prince of Wales," Watton. She passed away, -after a long and painful Dhiess. on Friday last. De- ceased wa.s 40 years of age. The funeral took place ait the Cemetery on Monday, being attended I by a, number of military from the Depot. Rev. Hat her Finucane was the officiating clergyman. The mourners were Mrs Webster (mother), Mrs Tafmage (sister ) Mrs A. Webster  TaImage (sister), Mrs A. Webster (sister-in- law), Corpl. A. Webster, S.W.B. (brother). Second-lieutenant D. G-. Webster, East Surrey Regiment (brotlier), J. Ferri- gan, S. W .B. (brother-in-law), Mrs Danaher (god- mother) and Mrs D'Arcy. A party of sergeants from the Depot. S.W.B., acted as bearers. Cross- es were sent by the following :In loving memory of our dear Gert," from mother, brothers and sisters; and "In fond remembrance of dear Gert," from Mrs Danaher and family. Wreaths were sent as follow :—"In loving memory of our dear Gert." from Nell, Charlie and children: "In loving memory of dear Gert," from Albert and Annie; "With deepest sympathy from a loving friend," E. Lichfield; "Gone but not forgotten, with deepest sympathy," Tom, Siss and family "W.th deepest sympathy, N.O.s. Staff-Ser- geants and Sergeants, Depot, S.W.B.; "With deepest sympathy," Mr and Mrs Coombs (Tre- degar); "With deepest sympathy, the Misses Manmon; "With deepest sympathy," S. and R. I Lewis; "With deepest sympathy," C.Q.M.S. and Mrs D'Arcy; "Tn loving memory of our dear Gert," from mother, brothers and sisters—"The hours I spent with thee. dear heart, are as a. string of pearls to me": "In loving memory of our dear sister," from Nell, Charlie and chil- dren—" And with the morn those angel faces smile, which we have loved long since and lost awhile."














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