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BlflLTH WELLS. I Morris's for Early Garden Peas and Betans. The confirmation of candidate; at St. Mary's takes place on the 7th prox. Holy Communion was observed at St. Mary's Church on Sunday. There was a good attendance. There was a good number present at Mr P. Bartlett's physical culture class on Friday evening. Supplies of fat istuffs, such as butter, margarine and cheese, were very scarce in the town last week. AVe don't keep good boots-we sell them.— Bros. c. Peas, Beans, Lentels, &c., best quality, con- trol priceE;Davies Bros. Advertisements, notices of meetings, news-items, etc., for the "Express" should be sent to Mr G. E. Sayce, Fern Lea. Builth Wells. Mr D. F. H. Williams has been returned (unopposed) to the County School Governing Body as a representa- tive of donors of 95 and upwards. Rev. David Price (Libanus, Brecon) preached telling discourses both morning and evening to large con- gregations at Horeb Congregational Church on Sunday. The field, on which the ploughing mattfh took place here last week, had not, prior to the match, been ploughed for some 40 years. The united prayer-meeting was held at Hcreb Con- gregational Church on Friday evening, the leaders be- ing the Rev. Lewis Beynon. There was. an average at- tendance. Pte. Percy Bound (Llanbister), who is home on leave from France, paid a visit to the town last week. Prior to joining up, Pte. Hound was in the employ of Mr J. Morris. An interesting hockey match took place on the Groe on Thursday, when a team of lady bank-clerks played the County School girls, the result being a draw of 2 goals aside. News has been received by Mrs Williams (Stone Villa) that her son, Pte. A. J. Williams (Camel Corps), who was reported wounded and missing, is now in hospital in Constantinople, where the Turks are treating him well. 50 Now Books each month in our Modern lien ding Libra.ry. Have you joined our Magazine Circle? If not, kindly ask for par- ticulars.—Howard Lewis. The following local men were home on leave last week, viz., Pte. R. Sparkes, R.F.C., Pte. B. Phillips (Grenadier Guards), Pte. W. Martin (Australian Forces), Pte. J. Campbell, Pte. Llewellyn Hamar, and Cpl. Allen- Bourne Price. For Sale, 3,000 yards old dye dress mater- ial, 1/6 ito 4/11 per yard; and 1,000 yards biack, grey, navy, and brown costume serge, 3/11 to 7/11 per yard.—Isaac Price, Cloth Hall. b877/61/6219 Tlie weekly meeting of the Free Church Girls' Guild was held on Monday evening, about 30 members being present. An eloquent and instructive address was given by Principal Howat (Trefecca College) on "Person- ality." At the close he said how pleased he was to ad- dress the members cf the Guild, and wished them great success. At an adjourned inquest, on Tuesday in last week, i in Swansea on Marcus Thomas Pratt, boatswain of the "S.S. Romney," whose body was recovered from the East Dock, evidence was given that the injuries on the body were probably post mortem, and that death was due to drowning. A verdict of "Found drowned" was returned. Two old Builth boys paid a visit to the town on Mon- day, after a long absence, in the persons of Trooper Wallace Langford and Lieut. (acting adjutant) Frank Langford. The latter, it will be remembered, won his commission in the field at the Dardanelles, and, since then. he has seen much active service in France, where he achieved rapid promotion to his present position. Government Rationing Scheme af Tea, Butter and 'Margarine.—W. Price and Co., beg to an- nounce that all customers, registering with them under the new scheme, will be supplied with the best quality goods, as usual, and every attention given to orders. Mi-s E).sie.Tones (daughter of Mr and Mrs T. H. Jones, Dolgerddon) has. been appointed to a lady-clerk- ship in the County Education Offices, Brecon. Miss Jones was a former pupil of the Intermediate School, and, last Julv, passed the senior certificate of the Cen- tral Welsh Board with three distinctions. Her numer- ous friends wish her every success in her new sphere of duty. Local Welshmen recently assembled at the Foresters' Hall and discussed the advisability of holding a meeting oil St. David's Day. Present were Dr. Rhys. Davies, Revs. W. E. Jones (vicar of Alltmawr), Lewis James and H. O. Howells), and Messrs. A. P. Morgan, J. Meredith Jones and Roger Williams. Rev. W. E. Jones was voted to the chair, and the meeting resolved to arrange a lecture. Dr. Rhys Davie" was elected secre- tary. Pte. W. L. Bennett (son of Mr and Mrs Bennett London House) is at present home on a well-earned leave from France. Pte. Bennett, who has. seen much active service, was present at the Dardanelles landing and its consequent evacuation. After spending some time in hospital, he was transferred to the King's j Riflts Regiment, and sent to France, where he took part in the Cambrai battle and other minor engage- ments. There was a good attendance at a meeting of the Baptist Church Band of Hope, under the leadership of the Rev. R. A. nowells, on Monday evening. A duet was pleasingly rendered by Misis Lottie Powell and Miss Doris Evans, as also was a solo by Miss Phyllis Wild- ing. A recitation was given by MisV Amy Lawrence. Miss Maggie James presided at the organ, and the meeting concluded with the singing of the Vesper hymn. Gunner D. Ll. Hamer, R.G.A. (second son of Mr and Mrs Wm. Hamer, Tanhouse) is now home from France, enjoving a well-earned leave. Gunner Hamer has eecn service in all the biggest engagements on the Western front during the last 13 months. His younger brother, Driver W. J. Hamer, who was torpedoed on the "S.S. Armadale," is at pre.,ent on active .service in German East Africa. His last letter home, written on Decem- ber 22nd. has. now just reached his parents, and in- forms them he was then in good health.

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