A NATION'S GRIEF. I CLOSE OF A GREAT REIGN. I PROCLAMATION OF KING GEORGE V. I LOCAL MESSAGES OF SYMPATHY. I It is with the deepest sorrow that we announce the death, after a brief illness, of King Edward VII. His Majesty passed peacefully away at 11.45 on Friday night. The official announcement of the King's death was made in the following telegram from the Prince of Wales to the Lord Mayor of London :— TO THE LORD MAYOR, I Buckingham Palace, 12.20. I am deeply grieved to inform you that my beloved father passed away peacefully at a quarter to twelve to-niirht. GEORGE. The earlier bulletins issued during the day were as follows:- Buckingham Palace, ,> Friday, 11 a.m. The King has passed a comparatively quiet night, but the symptoms have not improved, and his Majesty's condition gives rise to grave anxifltv. (Signed) F. LAKING, M.D. J. HEID, M.D. DOUGLAS POWELL, M.D. J)KI;TUA\D DAWSON, M.D. ST. CLAm THOMSON, M.D. Buckingham Palace, 6.30 p.m. The King's symptoms have become worse during the day, and his Majesty's condition is now critical. (8igned) F. -J. LAKING, M.D. J. REID, M.D. R. DOUGLAS POWELL, M.D. J. 13EPTRAND DAWSON, l?I.D. I Within the palace were assembled many of those who have personal and official claims and duties at such a moment. All the members of the Royal Family who are in this country were within call of the King's chamber. The Queen in her great grief turned for sympathy to her son, the Prince of Wales, who left Marlborough House in the morning and remained near his royal father all day and all night. The Princess of Wales, whose sorrow was manifest to all who saw her, joined the Prince in the afternoon and awaited the words of the physicians with the deepest anxiety. From every part of the Empire—from every part of the civilised world-came messages to proclaim the universal concern and sympathy. THE NATION'S ANXIETY. It would be impossible to exaggerate the profound anxiety with which the British people learned on Friday morning of the dangerous illness of King Edward. It was known that during the latter part of his stay at Biarritz the late King had not been perfectly well, but the public was in no way pre- pared to hear that His Majesty was suffering from an acute disorder, and that the condition was critical. The later bulletins prepared people for the worse, but it is no exaggeration to say that the end came with such swiftness that the nation still reels under the blow. DAY OF CROWDS AT THE PALACE. DAY OF KEEN ANXIETY. I As early as eight o'clock on Friday morning there was a crowd outside Buckingham Palace waiting for news of the King, and as time went by the throng grew gradually larger. Many men on their way to business made a detour through St. James's Park in order to learn the latest intelligence. Sometimes there would be many hundreds waiting. Then the numbers would decrease, to swell again a little later. Hour after hour the peole waited, fairly cheerful. The first damper upon their spirits came a little after eleven o'clock in the morning, when several people arrived on the scene with early editions of evening papers containing the morning bulletin. This caused a painful wave of grief and disappoint- ment to surge over the waiting crowd. Many people refused to believe it could be genuine. We have heard nothing here," they said. "No announcement has been made. It was stated that all bulletins would be put up outside the palace. There has been nothing put up at all." It was natural that there should be some per- plexity as to the delay in posting up the news outside the palace. This, as a matter of fact, was caused by the discovery that there were no boards ready for the bulletins to be affixed to. The palace carpenter had to be called up to make some. He made an elaborate job of it, covering them with red cloth and finishing them with careful art. Thus it was well after noon before the doctors disquieting statement was attached to the railings. Each of the notice- boards was instantly surrounded by an eager throng. There was no pushing or struggling to get near. Everyone wore a subdued expression. Any attempt to approach rudely or blatantly would have been resented as an outrage upon decent feeling. But there was wistful craning of necks and an anxious standing on tip-toe to read what the bulletin said. As one by one the people took in the grave import of the words displayed before them they disengaged themselves from the pack, and, turning towards the palace, cast sad glances towards the North Wing, where the royal sufierer lay in his bedroom over- looking the beautiful private garden, now flooded with sunshine. It had come so suddenly that they could scarcely even now believe the news could be so serious. It was extraordinary to watch the effect of the unexpectedly bad news. One man, evidently an old soldier, with squared shoulders and an iron-grey moustache, came up jauntily twirling his stick and arranging the carnation in his buttonhole. He made his way into the crowd. He read the bulletin with incredulous eyes. He read it again. Then he turned, and, all the spring gone out of his step, he walked away with bowed shoulders, and wrinkled forehead, and pain in his kindly eyes. As they gazed sorrowfully up at the windows, many of the women moved their lips in silent prayer. From all hearts the same petition went up God save the King." How often the words had been lightly sung by those who now breathed them with such fervent insistence, realising their full meaning for perhaps the first time in their lives I Early in the afternoon long strings of motor-cars and carriages began to fill the courtyard of the entrance in the Buckingham Palace-road. They continued without intermission until six o'clock. All the well-known people in London were leaving their cards and making enquiries. Politicians, Ambassa- dors, dignitaries of the Church, great ladies, men of note in the world of sport, writers, painters, one or two actors even-every class was represented in the line which advanced slowly to the door and then drove away, their saddened faces looking out upon the people gathered round the gates. As six o'clock approached the crowd outside the palace grew rapidly larger. It was joined by numbers of men walking home from their chambers or offices. A very large number of women were in it. Now there were several thouand people waiting with suppressed impatience for the latest news. They waited very quietly. There was no animation in the goups, which stood about talking in undertones. The ma^s who were jammed together against the railings scarcely spoke at all. Over the scene there brooded the shadow of a great fear, which the night bulletin augmented.
KINGS' LAST MOMENTS. I THE DEATH-BED SCENE. I The King remained sitting in his chair throughout Friday. Violent spells of coughing and choking every now and again caused his Majesty great dis- tress, while on two occasions fainting tlts created intense alarm among his attendants. At other times his Majesty, with superb spirit, insisted on tran sacting some of his public business. As the afternoon drew to a close it became evident that the condition of the King was steadily growing worse, and when in the evening the physicians again gathered for another general examination they found that the fears entertained in the morning were more than justified. The grief of the Prince of Wales when it became only too manifest that the resources of science were exhaused was boundless. His Royal Highness appealed with deep agitation to the physicians, who, accustomed as they are to scenes of death, were profoundly stirred by the spectacle of a Prince of Wales pleading for his father's life, pleading that the proudest Throne in the world might not be left vacant for his reception. The doctors, however, had done all that science could do. They could do no more. The constant strain of the coughing and the difficulty experienced in breathing had affected the King's heart, the left ventricle of which was failing to act. Another alarming symptom was the fact that the oxygen which was being administered was giving none of the relief it was designed to bring about. The King now lapsed into a state of semi- consciousness, and was put to bed by his attendants. All the members of the Royal Family received urgent summonses to the:palace, and the Archbishop of Canterbury, who had-been at the Palace three .D. AM?A?-??Me, ?x??M I His late Majesty as a Country Gentleman at Sa?dningham I times during the day, again arrived. Just before six o'clock the King revived, and the Primate approached the bedside to perform the last sacred offices for the dying Monarch. At that solemn moment the Queen, the Prince and Princess of Wales, and. the other members of the Royal Family fell on their knees, and in this attitude of prayer, grouped round the death-bed and listened as the Archbishop administered to the august patient the last rites of the Church. The hour of death was perceptibly drawing nigh. All hope had gone and the sorrowing family could only weep and watch and wait for the release that was at hand. Between nine and ten o clock there was a slight rally. It was the last flicker of the expiring flame. The dying King looked his last upon his beloved Consort and children. It was only for a moment. His sufferings were over. Relapsing into uncon- sciousness, his Majesty thus passed away. At the end the Queen was utterly overcome by the violence of her grief. In the chamber where his Majesty passed away the Royal remains lie on the bed on which the King died, covered with a plain white sheet, the face of the dead Monarch wearing a peaceful and happy expression. As early as seven o'clock in the morning Queen Alexandra was kneeling at the bier of her beloved husband, and throughout the whole of the day her Majesty and the Princess Victoria and other members of the Royal Family were constantly in and out of the chamber of death. The new King andj Queen, with the young Princes, arrived early in the afternoon. A touching scene was witnessed as the young Princes looked upon their dead grand- sire, for his late Majesty's attachment bo his grand- children was one of the most charming phases of the family life of the Royal House.
CONSTERNATION IN PEMBROKESHIRE.) HOW THE NEWS WAS RECEIVED. I LOCAL REFERENCES. I The news of King Edward's sudden death, which was received in Haverfordwest on Saturday morning, | created a feeling of consternation. Nowhere was the late King more popular than in Pembrokeshire, which he had twice visited-once as Prince of Wales, when as a lad he landed at Hakin, and in the summer of 1902 while recuperating from the serious illness before the Coronation which plunged a whole nation into the deepest anxiety, when he called at Pembroke Dock and was the guest of Col. Lampton. Immediately on receipt of the distressing news of the King's death the flag on the Old Castle was lowered to half-mast, and everywhere in the public streets signs of public mourning were manifest. Gloom and anxiety were marked on every coun- tenance. Instructions were given for the tolling of the bell at St. Mary's Church for ten minutes at noon. The first intimation of the sad event was received by the Captain Superintendent at Pembroke Dock- yard about midnight, by wireless telegraphy to thei Llanreath coastguard station, but the news did not leak out to the public until early on Saturday morning. j The bells of St. John's Church tolled mournfully] from an early hour until past mid-day. In the after noon minute guns were fired from the Defensible' Barracks, and the church bells were again tolled. On receipt of the news at Tenby a telegram was despatched to Buckingham Palace expressing the condolences of the Mayor, Aldermen and burgesses, and flags were Hown at half-mast on the Town Hall, Royal Victoria Pier, and coastguard station at Castle] Hill. The shops in the town are partly closed. I I THE nOOSE MAGISTRATES. I I Speaking with much emotion at the sitting of the :Roose justices on Saturday, Mr J. T. Fisher, who [presided, said:—"Before we commence business I [feel we must briefly refer to the heavy loss we as [a nation have sustained by the death of our beloved Sovereign, His Majesty the King. I feel I cannot express in words what we all feel and the deep sense of personal loss which affects us all alike, rich and poor. We think we should be carrying out his wishes-the King being such an example of duty himself-if we carried out the business of the court as usual.
ISMYPATHY WITH QUEEN I ) ALEXANDRA. ISPECIAL MEETING OF TOWN COUNCIL.1 A special meeting of the Haverfordwest Town Council was held on Monday, when on the motion of Sir Charles Philipps, seconded by Alderman T. Rule Owen, it was decided to send the following telegram to Her Majesty Queen Alexandra: To Her Majesty Queen Alexandra, Bucking- ham Palace, London. The Lord Lieutenant, Mayor, Alder- men, and burgesses of Haverfordwest desire respectfully to tender their deep sympathy with her Majesty and the Royal Family on the lamented death of His Majesty, King Edward. Mayor of Haverfordwest." The Mayor, who spoke with much emotion, said he could not allow that occasion to pass, without making a reference to the late lamented King. Haverfordwest mourned with the Empire, and the whole civilised world, the loss of one who had done perhaps more than any other Sovereign of modern times for the peace of the world. It was with' mingled feelings of joy and grief that they met that;' day. No part of the Kingdom was more loyal than Haverfordwest, and in no place did the late King! enjoy a greater popularity. It was the prayers of all his subjects that King George V. would follow in] the footsteps of his illustrious father. Alderman Rule Owen associated himself with the Mayor's remarks, whose sentiments he echoed.1 His feelings would not allow him to add anything to I what had been so fittingly said by the Mayor. I THE QUEEN'S REPLY. I The following was received by the Mayor yesterday Buckingham Palace. To the Mayor, Haverfordwest. The Queen sends you her sincere thanks for your kind ex p ressions of sympathy in her sorrow.
ITOWN IMPROVEMENTS COMMITTEE! j ADJOURN. IKINGIS GIFT TO HAVERFORDWEST. I SOME TOUCHING TRIBUTES. i ?The Haverfordwest Town Improvements Com- S mittee met on Monday evening, but owing to theft gloom occasioned by the King's death the businessI was adjourned for a month. A resolution expressing deep sorrow at the heavy loss sustained was passed and recorded on the minutes. W Mr D. Edward Thomas presided, and the other members present were:—Messrs Hugh Saunders, John Evans, W. G. Rowlands, W. Bevan, F. J. Warren, T. Birch, Sidney Bowler, Martin Phillips, C. Sidney Davies, A. J. Wright, Sidney J. Evans, F. Langford, W. Evans, J. G. Bowen, and Sidney J. Rees (hon. secretary). The Chairman sai .d '-Under the gloom which we are now suffering I think it wise to adjourn this! meeting. I think the only duty before us to-night is ¡ to express our profound regret and sorrow at the,, death of our beloved King. The shock which the? nation has so suddenly sustained—indeed the whole! civilised world-is inexpressible; and I am sure n01 deeper sorrow is felt anywhere than in the Prin- cipality. We in Wales are loyal to the core and- lovers of peace, and our love for such a charming ] and kind personality as King Edward the Peace-? maker was deep indeed. I think I can say for you j all that we knew not how much we loved him until, we lost him. As a public body we are hardly j sufficiently influential to tender to the Royal Family! our sympathy and deep condolence, but our feelings: are none the less sorrowful on that account, and I think we can do nothing less than record our sorrow; in our minutes. I, therefore, propose that that be done. J Mr Sidney J. Rees, seconding, said :—Although we are few in number, I cannot imagine an assembly in which this expression of condolence would be more reverently passed than by the members of this Committee for the irreparable loss of our late Sovereign, not only to our beloved country but to the other nations of the world. King Edward: throughout his whole life especially throughout his reign, has been an invaluable asset to the commu-; nity of nations and to the peace of the world. He had, indeed, proved himself to be a King amongst diplomats, and a diplomat amongst Kings, al- ways adding to his native charm and tact all that influence which he rightly possessed and which he constitutionally exercised through his responsible; Ministers. The world is poorer for the disappear-' ance of such an intellectual and peace-making King, t but it is a consolation to know that the influence he. carried amongst other nations will bear fruit for many years to come. The Town Improvements I Committee, or rather I should say, Haverfordwest,' cannot forget the little token of kindness so graciously shown us a couple of years ago, and no inhabitant of this ancient Borough can pass along one of our favourite walks and see two beautiful, birds from the Royal Swanery without appreciating most sincerely the kindly act of one who is no more, but one whose memory will live. Mr Hugh Saunders: I don't know that I have' anything to add to what the Chairman and Secretary have so very well said on this occasion, and I think our feelings are too deep for words. The late King was not only the foremost Englishman, but, as has been very well said by a Minister, the most popular; man in the world. "King Edward the Peace-' maker" expresses very well the influence he wielded, and I do not suppose there has ever been a more industrious King in all the noble annals of our country. 1 don't know whether we shall ever have such a good King again. He was a typical and representative Englishman and 1 don't know how; we shall recover from the great blow which we have sustained. I don't think I need say anything more our feelings are almost too deep for words. The resolution was carried, all the members' standing. j Mr Sidney J. Rees then rose to move that the business be adjourned until after the Royal funeral. This was seconded by Mr W. G. Rowlands, and the Committee then adjourned for a month. IREFERENCES IN THE CHURCHES. I ￼ Touching references to the heavy !osa sustained by I the nation by the death of King Edward were made § in the various churches and chapels on Sunday I The Dead March was played in all the places oiI worship. 8 I ST. ? In the course of his sermon at the morning service. the vicar, Rev. J. II. Davies said that the late King was a wonderful example of faithfulness to all his subjects. Amid all his multifarious duties, the King did not neglect his religious devotions, and during j| his visit to Sandringham he attended the local parish church on the previous Sunday morning. At this critical time, added the Vicar, when all thingsg seem so chaotic, we can ill afford to lose one who has in every sense of the word been a Peacemaker. He has preserved the peace of nations in a way that no Cabinet could do. g At the conclusion of the evening service, the RReevv. Henry Evans, rector of Liangwm, asked for the prayers of the congregation on behalf of the Royal i Familv. 6s I TABERNACLE. gi Preaching at the tabernacle chapel on Sunday evening, the Rev. E. Nicholson Jones said Into the | calm of this Sabbath day comes the thought which ] none of us can suppress, it is that of the death of the Monarch of the British Empire, which has plunged a nation into unfeigned grief at the loss of a king it had learnt to regard with sincere affection on l account of his sterling qualities, which included excellence of tact, kindliness of heart, and tolerance of spirit. His Majesty's name will go down to posterity as England's peace-maker, and his departure makes it difficult for his successor adequately to follow in his footsteps. The Royal house, with its stricken Queen and other members of the bereaved family, has the genuine sympathy Bi of the sons and daughters of an empire, made one f under the shadow of the pinions of death which has gj been so suddenly cast upon the Throne on which | King Edward the Seventh no longer reigns. May God bless and succour the Queen in her sore g bereavement. a I BETHESDA. I Rev. Owen D. Campbell on Sunday evening referred to the death of two kings. As Englishmen their sense of the loss of King Edward VII was beyond all that any words could tell. When a few years ago he ascended the throne he rose grandly by the wonderful life-call then made to him, and became f as they all knew so well the strongest and noblest of earthly monarchs. He did not hesitate to say that their chief debt for the prevailing of peace with other countries was chiefly owing to the genuine, tactful,B and wise statesmanship of King Edward VII. Mr Campbell also referred to Dr. Maclaren, the king of modern preachers. ■ I PRENDERGAST. I At the St. David's Church, -Prendergast, the rector, Rev. Joel J. Davies, referred to the fact that the nation in its sorrow lamented the death of a great Christian Ruler who bad used the influence of his high position for the welfare of his people and the promotion of peace among the Nations of the world. King Edward VII. was a worthy successor of Queen Victoria, and in the course of his address, Mr Davies made reference to the many acts which he bad performed as the Prince of Wales, showing his interest in the welfare of the Principality. He was the first Chancellor of the University of Wales and was deeply interested in the Welsh system of National Education. The Rector also mentioned the informal and friendly visit which the King paid to South Pembrokeshire a few years ago, when his Majesty endeared himself still further to Pembroke- shire folk by that genial courtesy and kindly sympathy which were such marked features of his dealings with men. a S. MARTIN'S. I !Tne ?ev. ?anag-GouluJ—?ing Edward was greatly loved from the fact of his being a typical Englishman, his profound sense of duty, and bis tremendous sense of responsibility. He had proved himself a true King and father of his people. As the l greatest peace-maker of his time, he knew how to iunuence and pre-dispose the statesmen of other I nations, and treaties were'signed and crises averted I through his influence. I ST. THOMAS. I Archdeacon Hilbers :-It is on such occasions as this that one learns to feel the unity of a national life. So truly did the King carry out his work for the good and amelioration of his people that now there is an overwhelming sense of loss common to all. CATHOLIC CHURCH. I Rev. Father Wolfrey :-It had been a great grace I to our country where the temptations were so great, to have possessed such a wise and God-fearing Sovereign. ALBANY, MORAVIAN. AND WESLEYAX. I At the Albany, Moravian, and Wesleyan Chapels, ? prayers were offered that God would give the ?consolation of His spirit to the Royal Household, and sustain the bereaved Queen in her sore bereave- Iment. Mr James, of Pembroke Dock, who occupied the pulpit at the Wesleyan Chapel, made a lengthy reference to the late Eios. NEYLAND. I References were also made to the late King at all I the Nevland and district churches and chapels. I ROSEMARKET. I Rev. Atterbury ThomasIt is impossible to adequately estimate to-day, the true significance of a life which bad been contemporaneous with a most interesting period in the annals of our country. A period brilliant in literature and art, magnificent in the triumphs of science and invention, extraordinary in the expansion of the methods of communication over the earth. But I think that when the history of his reign is written, it will be found that not one mistake had been made by him as Sovereign, and that such was the faithfulness of his character that it came to be regarded as one of the strong founda- tions of the unity of the Empire. True man, true statesman, true King, bis memory will long live in the hearts of the people he loved so well.
I MILFORD HAVEN. I I In common with other places throughout the county, the news of the death of the King was received at Milford Haven on Saturday morning, with something akin to consternation. At an early hour, the flag on the Parish Church was hoisted half-mast and later on, the flags were to be seen wafting in the morning breeze from the Bethel, R.N .M.D. Fishermen, Post Office, Council, all telling plainly of a nation's loss. In a seaport town like Milford flag-staffs abound, and on all hands were to be seen these same tokens, and the vessels in Dock all following the example. Expressions of grief and regret were heard at every turn. i IN THE CHURCHES. On Sunday at St. Catherine's Parish Church, Ipreaching in the absence of the Vicar, the Rev. F. T. Oswell made appropriate reference to the death of King Edward VII. "Rest in Peace" was sympathetically sung by the choir at both Matins \and Evensong, and the organist, Miss L. Johnston tplayed the Dead March, the congregation standing. There will be a celebration of H?Iv Communion f every morning at 7.30 and also service every evening unti? the burial of the King. At Herbrandston Parish Church, the rector, Rev. I G. H. Hughes paid a similar and touching respect and Mrs Hughes played the Dead March on the organ. At Priory Hill Mis3ion Room on Sunday evening, Captain T. H. Brown also referred to the King's death. On entering the pulpit, which was draped in black, 'at the Tabernacle Congregational Church on Sunday "morning, the Rev. F. Rittenhouse, M.A., B.D., an i American. speaking in solemn tones on the subject, ended by reading a resolution of sympathy with the 'distressed Queen Alexandra, King George and the 'Royal Family and asked all who could assent to the 1 same to rise to their feet. The same procedure was adopted at the evening service. 1 At the North Road Baptist Church, the Pastor referred in cha.ste language to the sad event and also to the death of the great diviue, Dr. Alexander iMaclaren, late of Manchester. A resolution expressive of the congregation's sympathy with the Royal Household was also passed by the congregation stand i iig. ? At the Roman Catholic Church, by Rev. Father Burke; the Wesleyan Church by Mr J. Havard and Rev. J. Walters; Rehoboth Chapel, Hakin, and Thornton Baptist Church; passing reference in ?speech and prayer was made, and the congregations ?througbout the town were visibly Impressed 3 URBAN COUNCIL PASS RESOLUTION. i A special meeting of the Urban District Council was convened for Monday afternoon. In the absence of Mr J• Walkley through illness, the vice- chairman, Dr T. B. P. Davies, presided, and there [were present: Dr Griffith, Colonel Roberts, Messrs 'J. Whicher, G. S. Kelway, C. T. Blethyn, John 'J. Whicher, W. hittow, A. J. Tilbrook, and L. J. [Rees, W. C. \Vhittow, A. J. Tilbrook, and L, J. Meyler, with the clerk, Mr T. H. Lewis. f Dr Davies sftid they had been called together for ;the purpose of passing a message of sympathy with Queen Alexandra and King George V., on the death of King Edward VII., whose reign was one of the most noble, not only in English history but in the ,history of the whole world, and the work be had done for the greatness of the world, we were as yet unable to estimate. When the noble Queen Victoria ;died her greatest heritage was her son, the late [KIUg, who had nobly carried out the ideals of this 'great Empire. The resolution was then read:- That the members of the Milford Haven Urban ;District Council desire to express their heartfelt 'grief at the loss sustained by your Royal House, the jNation and the Empire, through the death of our [late beloved King, your illustrious father. His late 'Majesty's high sense of devotion and ready sympathy [have deeply touched the heart of the Nation and Empire, who mourn with you. His late Majesty's gracious personality, lofty intelligence and influence i for good will remain for all time. We humbly offer our sincere and reverent sympathy to your Majesty and her Majesty the Queen, and her Majesty Queen 'Alexandra and to the rest of the Royal Family.' Dr. Griffith seconded and said a greater loss they bad never sustained. King Edward was a true friend to all bis subjects. His late mother had a I very long reign, but he was taken away in the midst of his work. With regard to King George, they now had to support him. They would trust him that he would take the example from his late father who 'reigned faithfully, straight and honestly towards all. He knew the feeling throughout Pembrokeshire was that they had lost a great King, whose object in life was to rule the country in peace. The loss would be felt all over Europe. The resolution was carried. I CAUSE OF THE ILLNESS. I I A CHILL CAUGHT AT SANDRIXGHAM. I The King's week-end visit to Sandringham was responsible for his illness. Heavy rains had fallen in that part of Norfolk for days, and when his Majesty arrived there the ground, the woods sur- rounding the estate, and the lawns and gardens about the house were all soaking with wet. The King felt so well, however, that he would not remain indoors. He was out as soon as a meal was finished, inspecting the alteratiolls in the grounds. The result of his fondness for an open-air life is that he again caught a chill precisely as he did in Paris after staying in the over-heated theatre to witness the performance of "Cbautecler." His Majesty returned to London with marked symptoms of a cold, wiioh he hoped to shake off by staying indoors. Once again he developed phases which indicated bronchial troubles, and Sir James IReid bad no difficulty m diagnosing the King's illness as a return of the bronchitis which affected him at Biarritz. Re had then some amount of fever, but it was slight compared to that in the present case, and his medical attendants had no fear of pneumonia supervening, which is the gravest risk attached to the recurrence of the attack. The King himself recognised that his illness was identical I with that from which he suffered at Biarritz. The gravest danger then 50S now was the likelihood of heart failure or the closure of the air passages. THE KING'S NURSE. The King transacted State business up to the after- noon of Thursday. He was anxious that the Queen should not unexpectedly hnd him ill, and a telegram !was dispatched to her Majesty while she was still on French soil warning her that the King was far from ?well. Her Majesty visited the King immediately ?upon her arrival at l?ckmgb?m Palace, and sub- sequently was in constant attendance on her hus- band. The nurse summoned to his bedside was Miss Fletcher who cared for him after the operation he underwent in the year of his accession, and she was also at Biarritz during his first attack of bronchiti onrlv in MMcb. she i n, most canable expert, in whom all the doctors attending the King place the mostimpl?'stiance. Her Majesty bad .I so the utmost confidence in Miss Fletcher, who understood his Majesty s constitution probably better than any of his medical attendants. The rooms occupied by the King face towards Constitution-hill, and he was not disturbed by the noise of the traffic. In fact, he refused to allow any change on Friday, to be made in the mounting of the guard, the band playing as usual and greatly cheering the anxious crowd at the gates who were waiting for the bulletin. I A MAN OF THE WORLD. I Though brief, the reign of King Edward VII. will fill important chapters in the annals of our Empire"! Edward VII. ascended the throne at an age when| most men look for a well-earned rest, and he himse1f expressed the difficulty of his position in thes memorable phrase that it was late in life to begin a? new trade. He need have had no anxiety. He wasg a King by temperament as bv inheritance, and the training which he bad received, though kingship was | £ not its ostensible aim, fitted him to perform the duties of his lofty office with dignitv and prudence.& His education was that of an English gentleman. It differed in no respect from the education of most g well-born youths, except that he sojourned at neither^ university. He attended the lectures of Charles Kingslev, and he endured the stern discipline of? Whewell. After some years of travel, in the coursesg of which he visited Canada and stood bare-beaded K before the statue of Washington, he assumed tbe duties of bis arduous station, and outside the realmp of politics served his country with an energy andjg, tact which will make him ever remembered. was no activity which did not awake bis sympathetic J interest. A philanthropist from his youth upward, he did more than any man of his time for theg encouragement of hospitals and the practical housing of the poor. There was no sport in which he did not g engage. His yacbt have alwavs been familiar on g the Solent. There is no pursuit of the countryside which he could not call his own, and to this farmer ? on a small scale," as he once described himself,g English agriculture owes a weightier debt than toj? any of his contemporaries. Thus it was that he ascended the throne an |p| accomplished man of the world. And it is tbisgg quality which during bis brief reign has always stood jgj him in good stead. To deal with men, to dispatch? business, to find that middle way, which is generally g the wisest, between conflicting policies—these have? been duties suitable to his genius. The task government has not been easv for him. His reign? began in trouble abroad it bas ended in trouble at? home; and the difficulties, at home and abroad. have beon mavellously lightened by his tact all c? knowledge. jg j* PhtUi\ \I>- BO»:CH g" S/U. W Proclaiming King George V. from the Shire Hall. It is his success in solving the problems of foreign and Imperial policy that will confer the greaterj glory on his reign. His knowledge of foreign* countries, the ties of intimate relationship with which he is bound to the monarchs of Europe, gaH"C him a facility in dealing with delicate questions^ which few of his Ministers could boast. Though his attitude in times of crisis had been firm, be had inclined always to a pacific solution. It is not for |j nothing that he has been called Edward the Peace-jg maker. He had not been more than a year upon the throne when the Boer war was brought to a happy M conclusion, and a vast new country acknowledged t him as its Sovereign. But it is on the Continent of Europe that he had knit most closely the bonds of friendship with England. I KING EDWARD THE PENCE,NIAKER- 1, BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS. The late King, who won for himself the enviable title of King Edward the Peacemaker, was born at Buckingham Palace, on November iUh, 1811, and jj became Duke of Cornwall. A month later he was created Prince of Wales. He inherited a vigorous 1ij constitution, and the Duke of Wellington was struck by the liveliness and energy of the Royal babe. In 1847, he accompanied his parents on iij34 first visit to Wa'es, where the people were delighted with their Prince. He also visited Scotland andjj Ireland. In 1*48, Mr Benson, afterwards Archbishop Benson, described the future king as "a fair little lad, with a good head, and a remarkably quiet and thinking face, above his years in intelligence, I should think. jf| At thirteen the Prince and his sister the Princess Roval, accompanied their parents on a visit to thej French Imperial Court—the tirst visit of any British gj Sovereign to Paris since Henry VI. He begged the j| Empress to induce his royal mother to let him stav&j longer. "lam afraid the Queen coald not do with-si out you," said the Empress. Not do without us was the reply- "Don't fancy that: there are six more at home, and they don't want us.' This Yi"it was the foundation both of our future King's liking? for France and its people and of his friendship for|| Napoleon III. The Prince had early determined on a inilittrv career. "I must be a soldier," he remarked to I,l" drill-master; "there's no life like a soldier's When he was sixteen the Prince received con. S nrmation and first communion and now hejng ? sixteen, henceforth his education was to have a?i wider scope. He was given the best training, andl attained his legal magoritv on his l?Lt birthdav'd.fj The Prince now became a colonel in the Arm. arid i a Knight of the Garter, and after a tour in 'Italv, fj Spain, and Portugal, he took up a severe course Spain nd Portugti, he took up a severe course toIgf stiidv aa t Edinburgh. ti ewas studious and eager tc? In 1,?6o the HeJr Apparent was received in Canada in State as Queen Victoria's representative, and g afterwards visited the United States. The tour S through Canada WPg one long triumphal Procession. As Lord Renfrew the Prince of Wales visited the United State in a private capacity. "His free and ingenuous intercourse, wrote President Buchanan, "evinced both a kind heart and a good under- II standing. g 11 BETROTHAL. I In 1803 occrrea tine happiest event in the Prince's g life. It is said that long before his Royal Hilliness saw his future wife he was very much attracted by a photograph of her. There is also a story that'ing 1861 the Prince of Wales had accidentally met the j beautiful Danish Princes with her father in the Cathedral of Worms. The meeting at Heidelbergg in September of that year seems to have settled the matter. The Princess and her father afterwards went to Rumpenheim. "As soon as the Princess arrived at the Hessian palace, her cousins were most anxious to hear all about the meeting, and much excitement followed when Princess Alexandra, producing a photograph from her pocket, laughingly exclaimed, I have got if him here. ej The wedding was impressively celebrated in St.B George's Chapel at Windsor, the widowed Queen surveying the scene from the Royal closet. g The lives of the Prince and Princess after their marriage present one long record of ceremonies and functions and public duties incident to royalty for B the Queen was living for several years in strict g retirement-a course to which her Majesty was com- g pelled by the necessity of transacting b(isiiiess I deprived of the aid "formerlv rendered by her husband. On January it, 18(11, Prince Albert V' ictor, Duke of Clarence, was born at Windsor, and in June of the year following, Prince George. a DOWN WITH TYPHOID. B The Prince's serious illness from typhoid fever in g December 1871—exactly ten years after his father's g fatal illness—evoked a sympathy on the part of the g nation which deeply toutched his royal mother, who g publicly assured her people that it had made a deep and lasting impression on her heart, which could g never be effaced." After his recovery, and some days before the public celebration of the nation's g thanksgiving at St. Paul's, the Prince and Princess of Wales, at Dean Stanley's suggestion, attended a private service of tiianksgiving in Westminster 1 ,ecret e.-2icel)t from the Abbey, which was kept a secret except from the | canons. On February 27, 18í2, the National Thanks- 1 giving service was held at St- raul's. in the presence | of the Queen and Royal I-amity and of a congrega- tion of 13,000 people, including most of the notable personages of the day, the procession through the streets of London being witnessed by millions of neonle. H MEMORABLK VISITS. H On October 11, 1875, the rrince left for his memor-B able Indian Tour. All India was in a ferment of excitement. Two days after his arrival the Prince celebrated his tbircy-iourth birthday, which at noon was duly honoured tnoroughout ljindustan, the Heir Apparent himself, seated on a silver throne, receivmg the greetings of an immense number of native princes and rulers, to whome elaborate return visits had to be paid. It was then that the Prince evinced his unrivalled tat by showing a perfect knowledge of their comPllcaied ranks and genea- 1 logies, the antiquity of some of their families, and the gallant deeds of their ancestors. S The visit to the Indian Empire marks an epoch, for it was the prelude to and the preparation for the proclamation of Queen > ictoria as Empress of ndia. L- In 1878 the Prince haa tu mourn the loss of his sister, Princess Alice, Grand, Duchess of Hesse in 1879 the tragic end of the PrInce Imperial in South Africa; and in 1881 the sudden death of the Duke of Albany in the south of France. In lKK:, the Prince and i rincess of Wales, with the Duke of Clarence, paid a vi,it to Ireland. Both the Prince and Princess were exceedingly busy in 1887, the year of Queen ictona s Golden Jubilee, the Prince being directly responsible for most of the arrangements. h_ DISLIKE U*IHLING. I I I ?G. -11 1 In 1891 the Prince 01 H left some annoyau^ over an attack made upon him and writing to Archbishop Benson be said lie Jiad always had a horror of gambling, and ne bad always done his best to discourage it. "Horseraong added the Prince of Wales, I have always looked upon as a manlv sport which is poptilar Wltli Englishmen of all i classes, and there is no reason why it should be looked upon as a gambling transaction. Alas, those who gamble will gamble at anything." I PRIVATE GRIE* PUBLIC WORK. I ?- I In the spring of ?''? "? lorn the Prince s nrsi I grandchild, Lady Alexandra Duff, and in JanuarY 189*2 the Prince had to lament the loss of his son, Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence. It was many months before the stricken father had even partially recovered from the loss of his son. But be found, as many have done, that there is no cure for heartache like helping to alleviate the sorrows of others. In 1893 the Prince gladly accepted the Presidency of the Royal Commission on the Housing of the Poor. At this task he toiled inces- santly, and probably no other member of the Commission, excelled his Royal Highness in personal acquaintance with the whole subject. King Edward was always a practical man of business. His knowledge on an immense variety of subjecte was extraordinary, and he possessed the valuabls faculty of immediately grasping the salient and essential points. Archbishop Benson has described a scene at Lambeth Paiace. where some working men presented their future King with an address Nothing could be better than the tone and line of the Prince's answer. They were delighted by his strong shake of the band. 'Not the tips of bis fingers,' they said 'working men have feelings, and they would not like that.' And It isn't every- body that education refines as it has him,' said a blacksmith. When he's King I shall be able to say that I've shook hands with the Crown,' said an engine-driver." THE BRUSSELS ATTACK. I In Apil, 1900, as his Majesty was travelling to Denmark, Queen Alexandra's native land, he was the victim of one of those senseless outrages by which the life of kings and rulers are made l one of unusual risk. He was just leaving the Northern Station at Brussels when a boy of fifteen, named Sipido, a tinsmith's apprentice, wbo had got addittance to the station by taking a penny ticket, jumped on the step of the saloon and fired two shots through the window with a half-crown revolver. O THE THROE. I With the advent to the Throne of a King of mature years and an intimate knowledge of public affairs, some readjustment of the balance of the Constitution was perhaps to be expected. That King Edward exerted his personal influence to bring the South African War to a conclusion was generally acknow- ledged, and it was hinted that the resignation of the late Lord Salisbury was not unconnected with the inclusion in the Coronation list of honours of eminent Liberals, whom the Conservative leader, if left to himself, would probably have passed over. In 1903, King Edward paid a series of visits to Continental monarchs. He began by returning the visit of the King and Queen of Portugal, thereby renewing the most ancient of Great Britain's alliances. The King's tour was further extended to Rome and to Paris, where lie was received with threat acclamation. A visit was also paid to the Fmiperor of Austria, whose Parliamentary troubles at that time happened to be more than usually acute. Even more gratifying was the King's determina- tion to visit Ireland. Queen Victoria had only visited Ireland four times during her long reign, and nearly forty long years had elapsed between her third and fourth and final visit in r»0. His Majesty wisely saw that a quick visit, to adapt an old phrase, is worth two visits later on, and, though influence was exerted to prevent the visit, the King and Queen in July crossed over to Ireland, where they received an enthusiastic welcome. A Court was held at Dublin Castle; and Belfast, Londonderry, Conne- marra, Gal way, Kenmare, Castletown, and Cork I were visited in turn. In the next summer the entente cordiale which the King had done so much to promote, was finally consummated by reciprocal visits between the navies of Great Britain and France. In 1906, his Majesty was, perhaps, a trifle Jess active than in previous years, but he again paid a visit to President Loubet in Paris on his way to the Riviera, where he also met King Alfonzo. The King was also present with Queen Alexandra at the inaugu- ration of the Olympic Games held in Athens in the spring, and on his way home did much by a visit to the Vesuvius district to allay the panic caused by a severe eruption. His most extensive Continental tour was made in 1907. After visiting Paris incognito the King met King Alfonzo at Caragena. From there be went on the Royal yacht to Malta, met the King of Italy at Gaeta, and finally returned to England after having once more broken his journey in Paris, where he had an interview with President Fallieres. This tour was remarkable for the extra- ordinary outbreak of Anglo-phobia which it provoked in Germany. In February of the following year the King and ;'Queen visited the Emperor of Germany at Berlin, in return for the visit paid by the Emperor and 'Empress to Windsor, in November. 1?07. It was whifst staying at Berlin that the King's health again 'occasioned some anxiety. > The last year of King Edward's reign was marked bY a renewal of political activity at home. Whether ;his Majesty intended to accept Mr Asquith's advice n order to overcome the present constitutional 'deadlock it is impossible to say; death has inter- vened at the supreme moment of the King's life, and rthe constitutional problem is his son's first and heaviest legacy. I THE FUNERAL. I The funeral has been fixed for Friday. May 20.
I THE NEW KING. ] ROYAL PROCLAMATION READ IN HAVER- FORDWEST. At quarter past 12 on Monday, before a large crowd, the Mayor (Councillor Hugh Thomas), read the Proclamation of the new Sovereign, His Majesty King George V. The Mayor, who was in his robe and chain of office, was accompanied by the Lord Lieutenant iSir Charles Philipps). the high sheriff of the town, Mr L. H. Thomas; Mr Isaiah Reynolds ?de ty mavori, Alderman T. Rule Owen, Alderman 11, W. Bishop, Councillors H. J. E. Price. T. H. Thomas. W. G. Rowlands, George Merchant Phillips. George Davies, Philip White, with the town clerk <Mr R. T. P. Williams), Dr. Brigstocke (medical officer of health;, Mr F. J. Warren (borough accountant), Mr W. Bevan (surveyor and inspector Mr Gibbon igas mana,eri. with the mace bearer, and other Corporation officials. In the unavoidable absence of Captain W. J. Jones, Lieutenant A. H. Howard represented the local company of Territorials. The Proclamation, with its quaint, archaic language, was read by the Mayor from the Shire Hall as follows Whereas it has pleased Almighty God to call to His Mercy Our late Sovereign, King Albert Edward, of Blessed and Glorious Memory, by whose Decease the Imperial Crown of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland is solely and rightfully come to the High and Mighty Prince George We. therefore, the Lords Spiritual and temporal of this Realm, being here assisted with these of his late Majesty's Privy Council, with numbers of other Principal Gentlemen of Quality, with the Lord Mayor, Aldermen and Citizens of London, do now hereby with one voice and consent of Tongue and Heart, publish and proclaim, That the High and Mighty Prince George is now, by the Death of our late Sovereign, of Happy Memory, become our only lawful and rightful Liege Lord George the Fifth, by the Grace of God. King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India To whom we do acknowledge all Faith and constant obedience, with all hearty and humble affection beseeching God. by Whom Kings and Queens do reign, to bless the Royal Prince George the Fifth, with long and happy years to reign over rs. Given at the Court of St. Tames, the Seventh day of May. in the Year of Our Lord. One Thousand Nine Hundred and Ten. GOD SAVE THE KING. Afterwards the assembled company, with heads bared, sang the first verse of the National Anthem. Immediately afterwards Mr W. G. Eaton Evans as I nnder-sherjff forlthe county.—the high sheriff, Mr Harcourt Powell, being unavoidably absent-rea.d the Proclamation from one of the windows of the Shire Hall. Afterwards the company again sang Good Save the King." NEW REIGN BEGUN. King George V. fulfilled his first ceremonial duty on Saturday afternoon in attending the Privy Council at St. James's Palace and signing the Proclamation, which confirms in their offices and appointments those holding positions under his predecessor, and making a speech somewhat in the nature of a declaration of the policy which it will be his aim to pursue as occupant of the Throne. After disposing of various matters of business for which the Council had been summoned, his Majesty signed the Proclamation, and delivered a short but earnest speech to the assembled Councillors. He commenced by declaring, :with great emo- tion. that he was unable to sav more than very few words so deep was his emotion' in the circumstances in which he was addressing them. He recalled the words of his father on ascending the Throne some years ago. to the effect that so long as he bad breath in his body he would strive to promote the best interests of his people. That promise had been carried out to the best of the late King's ability, and it would be his earnest endeavour under God to follow his father's example in that respect. His Majesty referred to the loss he had sustained as something more even than a father. He bad indeed lost in one. father, king and friend. His Majesty spoke of the deep sympath-, 'vhich had been shown towards him and the Roval Family in their bereavement from all parts of the Empire, and in conclusion, declared that it would alwavs be his earnest endeavour fully to uphold the Constitu- tional Government of the country. Queen Alexandra's allowance as relict of King Edward will be t'70.<W a year. I The late King Edward and Queen Alexandra and Party leaving Monkton Church, August, 1902.
[Welsh Industries Association. I ANNUAL REPORT OF THE I PEMBROKESHIRE BRANCH. In her annual report of the Pembrokeshire branch of the Welsh Industries Association, Lady Philipps, of Amroth Castle, says The annual sale was held at lllyde Park House (by kind permission of Lady Naylor Layland) on May 20th and 21st. There was a good attendance at the sale on both davs, and on the first day it was honoured by a visit from H.R.H. the Princess of Wales. The Pembrokeshire branch had a stall presided over by Countess Cawdor, assisted by Lady St. Davids, Mrs Wilfred Allen, and Lady Philipps, of Amroth Castle. The Pembrokeshire stall showed a large assort- ,tall showed a large assort- ment of flannels: also quilted work from Narberth, Carving from Haverfordwest, and bowls and spoons from Cilgerran. Pembrokeshire has to deplore the death of the Dowager Lady Kensington, who was a true friend to the Welsh Industries Association."
L the GREAT SKIN CURE. I BUDDEN'S S.R. SKIN OINTMENT. I [Cares Eczema of every kind, heals old Wounds, Sores, iBurns, Cuts, Ulcers, Abscesses and Chilblains is invalu- iable for Cyclists. Athletes, Footballers is in fallible for Piles, cures Riugworm and Scurvy Eruptions of all kinds. Boxes, Tjd. and Is ltd. Agents for Haverford- west Mr Phillips, Chemist, 26,' Market Street: Milford Flaven: Mr Jones, Sl, Charles Street: and St. Davids, Mr David, Chemist.
BIRTHS. I On April 3rd, at Machadodorp, Transvaal, South Africa, the wife of Mr Walter J. Gooding, photo- grapher, of a son. T On the 4th inst., at Victoria House, Neyland, the wife of Mr Stanley W illiams, of a SOD. MARRIAGES. On the ist iiist., at the Catholic Church, Milford Haven, by the Rev. Father Carey, Richard, eldest son of Mr J. Banner, Priory, to Kate, daughter of Mr and Mrs Donovan, Priory, Milford Haven. DEATHS. On tho 1th inst., at Albert Street, in this town, Annie, the beloved wife of Mr Alfrod Jaines, aged ;,1 years. Deeply regretted. On the 4th inst., at Dew Street, in this town, Mr Thomas Rogers, carpenter, aged NS years. On the llrd inst., at Tregenna, Milford Haven, Margaret Anne Davis, aged M. On the 2.-)th April, at Thornbtiry, Gloucestershire, the Rev. George Rees, Baptist Minister, (formerly of this town), aged 71 years.
I TRAINS FROM HAVERFORDWEST. I MAY AND JCXE. vr. rows, a.m. a.m. 8.30 li-10 9.25 ll.G p.m. 11-0 1.24 P-m. 5.5 2.50 G.,54 +4.0 10.0 5,4 6 10.0 8.1(; SUNDAYS. 11.6 a.m. a.m. 8.20 6.10 p.m. p.m. Saturdays only to Milford.
SrEiXG."—The coming of Spring is always welcomed with delight. In the warmer climates, where Tea is grown, the Tea plant bursts forth with vigour and luxuriance unknown in colder countries. This early spring growth yields tea containing the richest juices, combined with strength and delicate aroma. W. H. & F. J. Horniman & Co, Ltd., the famous tea firm, have purchased enormous quantities of this delicious and fragrant spring growth. Try a packet o»: and you will UPC ílO other. Sold in Haverfordwest by: J. & J. P. Reynolds, Grocers, High Street (Wholesale and Retail). Milford Haven Meyler, Chemist Perkins & Co., Grocers. Pembroke Griffiths, Grocer. Pembroke Dock Llewellyn Thomas. Central Stores. Hakinp: Rees & Co.. Cash Supply Stores. Printing.—Everyone Knows when he likes the finished job. Our men put their brams into their work and so I produce the printing that pleases.
APPROACHING EVENTS. Will readers please note that all notices for which printing is done at the office of this Journal are inserted FREE OF CHAEGH. In all other cases the fee is 6d. per line. ————— Albany Chapel.—The Rev. R. J. Williams of Narberth will officiate next Sunday at 11 and G. Friday, May 13th. Grand concert at Spittal Schoolroom, when the humourous cantata Down by the Sea will be rendered by the children assisted by local artistes. Sunday, May 15th. Crundale Church anniversary services. Preacher, Rev. D. J. Treharne, Little Haven. Whit Monday, May 16th.-Middle Hill Chapel annual tea and entertainment. Whit Monday, May 16th.—Sandy Hill Baptist Chapel annual tea and entertainment. Whit Monday, May I C)th.-Tier's Cross Chapel annual tea and entertainment. Sunday school anniversary on Whit Sunday. Whit Monday, May 16th.—Marloes Baptst Chapel annual tea and entertainment. Thursday, May 1?- The nineteenth annual festival of the Baptist Musicial Association will be held at the Bsthesda Chapel, Haverfordwest. Conductor, Mr T. D, Edwards, A.R.C.M., F.T.S.C., M.I.S.M., Treharris. Thirteen choirs will take part and the programme will consist of a new selection of tunes and anthems. May 22nd. Hill Park Sunday school anniversary. Preacher, Rev. W. R. Lewis, of Gelli and Carmel. Thursday, May 26. The historical operetta Caractacus" will be presented by the Milford Haven Parish Church Bible Class Threatrical party at Masonic Hall. Proceeds for the District Nurse Fund. Sunday. May 29th. Wesleyan Church anniversary. Preacher, Rev. William Perkins, president of the Wesleyan Conference. Sunday, May 29th.—Bethlehem Sunday School anniversary services. Preacher, Rev. F. C. Tucker, Honeyborough. Thursday, June 2nd. Complimentary luncheon to Rev. William Perkins, at which the Lord Lieutenant of Haverfordwest, Sir Charles E. G. Philipps, Bart., will preside. Tuesday and Wednesday, June 7 and 8.— Annual meetings of the Pembrokeshire Baptist Associa- tion will be held at Camrose. Thursday, June I)tll.-Broad Havon Baptist Chapel annual tea and concert. Thursday, June 9.—A tea will be given at The Glen, in aid of Haverfordwest District Norse fund. Sutton Sunday School Anniversary, June 12th. Tea and entertainment June IGth. Sunday, June 1 q,-Nolton Haven Sunday school anniversary. Preacher Rev. Garro Jones, Milford Haven. Tea and entertainment, Thursday, June 23rd. June 19th.-Dreen Hill Chapel Stinday school anniversary, and the annual tea and entertainment the following Thursday, June 23rd. Thursday. Juue 23rd. Haverfordwest Improvements Committee's grand fete and gala. June 2Gth and 27th.-Merlin's Bridge Wesleyan Sunday School anniversary. Preacher Rev. A. T. Skyrme, of Stamford. Monday evening, Rev. W. G. Stooke. Thursday. June 30.—Annual tea at Little Raven Chapel. Bethesda Church Sunday, July I Oth. — Bethesda Church anniversary services. Preacher: Rev. r. E. Ruth, of Liverpool. Thursday. July 14th. The nnnual summer outing of the Free Church Culs' Guild will be held at Broad Haven on the above date. Mrs W. S. Caine has kindly promised to give an address in the Schoolroom at 4 p m. Tea at <> p.m. Saturday, July IGth, Llang-wm Baptist Chapel, Bazaar and Competitive Meeting. i-hursday, July )Ist.-BazaaT in aid of Prendergrst Church at Scotchwells.
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