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I CRICKHOWELL. ( _GUXG.- The fine weather has encouraged I angling, and some good catches are recordt-d. ( The Usk appears to be well stocked with fish. MILITARY REPRESEXTATIYF. S CAI-TURI:.—Mr. Gwilym C. James, Military Representative for the Criekhowell district, succeeded in landing a fine salmon, weighing 31 lbs., in the rsk waters near Llan Wsyg last week. ST-CCESS.Nlr. Archie Rowland, sOlloi the Rev. E. Rowland, pastor of Danycastell C.M. Church, Criekhowell, who is in the merchant service, has obtained his second-mate's cer- tificate. OBITUARY.—The death has occurred at Bryn- mawr of Mr. John Prosser, who at one time was tenant of Pencroeslan Farm, Llangattock, ar 1 was well-known in the Llangattock and Crick- howell districts. HONOUR I-OR MAJOR R. E. SOI_T.Y-FI.OOD.— Major R. E. Solly-Flood, of Porthmawr, Criek- howell, who is attached to the Rifle Brigade, has been made a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order. The gallant officer has rendered yeoman service in the present war, and before going out to the front served as Adjutant in. this country. He was in the South African campaign. EASTER YESTRIES.— The Rector, the Rev. H. P. Somerset, M.A., presided at the annual Easter Yestry on Thursday evening, the 27th ult., held in connection with St., Edmurd's Church. Dr. P. E. Hill was re-elected rector's warden, and I P. E, Hill -,v,-Ls r-2--clecte(I rectc:F, -,varde,-i, ar: was stated that Dr. Hill had for 37 consecutr.e years acted as churchwarden, and that Mr. T. J. Allen had for 2S years carried out the duties of parish clerk. All the sidesmen were re-electcd SUCCESS.—Master Austin Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Williams, of Beech Villas' Trinant, and formerly of New-road, Criekhowell. succeeded in winning first prize at Beaufort Eisteddfod in the painting competition and at Pontypool Eisteddfod subsequently, second prize and first-class certificate for freehand drawing from memory of Trevethin Church, open to children not over 17. Had he arrived at Pontvpool a little earlier for the competition, it is probable that he would have been awardt d first prize. A SUCCESSFUL DANCE.—A successful dan was held at the Clarence Hall, Criekhowell. in Easter week, in aid of the funds to provide- comforts for wounded soldiers. The hall was crowded, and a most enjoyable time was spent by the large company. Dancing was kept up for nearly eight hours. There were a series :»f competitions, viz., gent's quoits, ladies' quoits, hat trimming for gentlemen, tailing the donkey, &c., for which prizes were given. A fox's head, given by Mr. Snah Farr, raised {r ¡s. Sd., while a cake weight-guessing com- petition swelled the proceeds by xCs. Refresh- ments provided during the evening were kindly given. During the proceedings the Rev. Cane. Palmer, B.A., spoke, and alluded to the good cause for which the dance had been organised. He proposed a vote of thanks 10 the secretary and committee for the work they had done in organising such a pleasing event, which, while affording them all enjoyment, helped in a way to <,He .-ide tlle suffering of their brave soldiers. Mr. J ames Grant, for the committee and officials, acknowledged trie compliment and said they were grateful for the way in which the dance had been patronised. The N,ere Messrs. J. Grant, Matthews-Hudson, F. Bowles and j. ;ss E. Ie. Herbert, and the secretary, Miss E. L. Meale, with the organisers, Miss Clara Meale and Messrs. Grant and Matthews-Hudson, are to be con- gratulated on the arrangements. The proceeds j I realised nearlv lo after payment of expens?s- c.. ;).L. "r.l.l .I.. 1


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