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BUILTH WELLS. Morris's for Finest Government Cheese. I Trade at Wyles Bros., the people's popular shop. Follow the crowd—you'll get to Morris's. Sergt.-Major Biggins (Brecknocks Batt.), formerly of the Armoury, was recently home on a brief furlough. Delicious breakfast bacon, 1/5 per lb.-Davies, Bros. Rev. Ingli James (Barry) preached at Cefn-y-bedd Congregational Church on Sunday evening. Pte. F. Allen (Brecknock Batt.), eon of Mr Allen, shoe- maker, was home on leave for a few days last week. Rev. and Mrs W. O. Williams (Blackwood, Mon.) are here spending their holidays. Bombardier D. Metcalfe (Royal Field Artillery) was home on a brief leave last week. Rev. WTO." Williams (late pastor of Memorial Baptist Church) preached to his former "flock" on Sunday. His able discourses were much appreciated. Advertisements, notices of meetings, news-items, etc., for the "Express" should be sent to Mr G. E. Sayee, Fern Lea, Builth Wells. Visiting anglers have had good sport in the Wye and its tributaries in the intervals between the rain of the past fortnight. We have a splendid range of envelopes in various sizes and qualities. Ask to see samples and prices. —Howard Lewis. Sergt.-Farrier F. T. Jones (Montgomery Imperial Yeo- manry), the Smithy, Nantyrarian, has just been home on leave. Pte. C. Williams (South Wales Borderers), son of Mr and Mrs J. Williams (Ash Cottage), who wa.s ill some- time ago, was home over the week-end. Cpl. D. J. Pugh (South Wales Borderers), of Mr and Mrs D. Pugh (Noyaddishaf), formerly relieving- ofiicer in the district, is home on leave for a few days. Lieut.-Quartermaster E. Asbrey (7th Batt., Yorkshire Regiment), manager of the Park Wells, is now laid up in a Manchester hospital, consequent to being on ac- tive service in France. Miss Hettv Sheen (daughter of Mr and Mrs Sheen, Glebeland House, Park Road) has joined the Women's Auxiliary Corps—Civil Service Staff-and recently left England for duty in France. Mr A. Edwards (iate of Llansaintfraed, near Oswes- try) entered upon his new duties, as Cambrian ware- house-man, here last week. He was employed by Mr T. Hamar (grocer, High Street) some 18 years ago. The usual fortnightly meeting of Wye Juvenile Recha- bites was held at Wesley Schoolroom on Monday night. Pte. Basil Willis (Army Service Corps), Market Street, is now home on a brief furlough. Driver W. H. Jones (Machine Gun Corps), son of Mrs W. Jones, Market Street, is home on ten days' leave from France. He has been out there 18 months, and joined his regiment in September, 1915. Rev. David J. Evans (Caerphilly) was the special preacher at Alpha Presbyterian Church on Sunday. Miss. Rhoda Jones presided at the organ, whilst the singing was conducted by Mr A. P. Morgan (Glyngwy). The able sermons were much appreciated. Quite large numbers of visitors are still to be seen at the Wells, and, also, on the Groe in the evenings. Although so many left for home last week-end, the afternoon trains of Friday and Saturday brought in al- most a corresponding number to the efflux. I Mr R. Mytton, the well-known local footballer, has just been home on leave from a South Wales munition factory. He informed a friend of a miraculous escape he had experienced in a recent explosion, when he was blown up in the air twice, sustaining only slight injury to his knee. The Urban Council met on Friday and appointed the whole council to act on the Food Control Committee. Mr John Rice was appointed on the committee as labour representative, and Mrs Telfer Smith and Mrs D. J. Richards were also elected members of the com- mittee. Mr W. W. Lennard was appointed executive otrer. Mr Gilbert Eadie (chairman) presided at a meeting of the Urban Tribunal on Friday. Two cases, down for hearing, were adjourned for a fortnight. Mr J. T. Catley's appeal was adjourned, because Mr E. Powell Careless (solicitor, Llandrindod Wells), who was to con- duct the case, was unable to attend, and that of Mr Price Hamer (saddler) was adjourned for medical ex- amination, or to enable applicant to produce a birth- certilicate. Rev. T. Tudor (Ebbw Vale) was the special preacher at Horeb Congregational Church on Sunday; when there were good congregations. His discourses were much ap- preciated, and, amongst those present at the morning service, were Revs. Ingli James (Barry) and R. T. Williams (late of Liverpool). He appeased the visitors by giving them a fair amount of Welsh. Miss M. J. Pugh (Noyaddisaf) was the organist, whilst Mr Frank Davies conducted the singing. The rev. gentleman preached at Salem (Maesmynis) in the afternoon. The appended appeared in last week's "Grantham Journal":—"On Sunday evening, at St. Wulfram's Church, for evening service, a quarter-peal of grandsire triples (1260 changes) was rung in 53 minutes by the following: -Treble, 2nd A.M. R. E. Sparkes; 2nd, D. Overton; 3rd,, E. Nidd; 4th, A. Parker; 5th, J. C. Whetstone; 6th, S. Proctor (conductor); 7th, F. Turn- er and tenor, F. Proctor. The first quarter peal of triples was for A.M. R. E. Sparkes, a member of St. Mary's Bell-ringers, Builth Wells," Chapel anniversary .services were conducted at Wesley Church on Sunday, when there were large congregations —morning and evening. Rev. G. A. Wooding (New- bridge, Mon.) preached two excellent sermons. Col- lections were on behalf of the Church Trust Fund, and proved highly satasfactory. Two solos were beautifully rendered by Miss N. Woosnam at the evening service. Miss 1. M. Price presided at the organ,, and the sing- ing was conducted by Mr Frank L. Morris )choir- master). A very successful concert, organised by the visitors, was held at the Church Hall on Tuesday. Mr R. A. Lewis (Barry) presided over a crowded audience, and an excellent programme was arranged. Solos were given by Misses Thomas (Cefn-coed), Fletcher, -Morris (Ammanford), Btsie Davies (Troedyrhiw) and Thomas (Tonypandy), and Messrs. W. Austin (Blaina), J. Hem- mings (Barry) and R. Ablett (Llanwit-Vardre). Con- certina solos were also given by Mr Powell (Abertillery) and recitations were rendered by Miss Olwen Evans (Dowlais) and Mr W. Rees (New Tredegar). Mr Gomer Llewelyn (Dowlais) was the accompanist, whilst the duties of secretary were carried out by Mr D. B. Evans (Penydarren), and those of treasurer by Mr W. H. Evans (Dowlais). A vote of thanks to all helpers concluded an enjoyable entertainment. At St. Wulfram's Church, Grantham, on the 12th inst., was rung a quarter-peal of grandsire triples, on the eight heaviest bells, in 53 minutes, for evening service, when 2nd A. M. Sparkes, R.E., took part, and also in a touch of grandsire caters of the tine peal of ten bells. The quar- ter peal consisted of five members of the local band, A. M., R. E. Sparkes, one from Norwich and the other ringer from Barrow-in-Furness. It is one of the finest peal,, of bells in the country. The tenor bell alone weighs 37 cwt. The total weight of the peal of ten is about 170 cwt. The tower is a very fine one, with a grand crocketed spire, 275 feet high, and one of the most ancient churches in this country, dating back as far as 720. The present peal of bells was put in the tower in the 17th century. The history of the church is really wonderful. Its traceries are supposed to be as fine as that of Rouen. The number of changes in the quarter peal referred to was 1260. Sports, organised by the visitors, took place at Glanne Wells on Thursday afternoon. Judges were Captain Richards (Ebbw Vale) and Councillor Davies (Ebbw Vale), and Messrs John Thomas and Doughton, starters. Results were as follow:—1, Egg and spoon race (child- ren under 14 years): 1st, Master D. Mytton (Builth), and 2nd, Master H. Morrow. (Builth); egg and spoon race (adults), Mr R. Ablett (Ynyshir); jadies' race, Miss Gladys Griffiths (Pontypridd); wheel-barrow race. Messrs. E. Jones (Dowlais), and Addis (Ebbw Vale); and tug-of-war, six teams competing and much excite- ment being caused. Winners were Ebbw Vale team, Captain Richards (Ebbw Vale) being the captain. Mr R. C. Denham was chairman of the sports committee, and the duties of treasurer were carried out bv Mr D. Lionel Lewis. Mr Lawrence was secretary, dwing to a downpour#tf rain several sports events were post- I poned.