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HAVERFORDWEST. At Roose Police Court on Monday, held at the Shire Hall (before Messrs. T. Rule Owen and T. L. James), Henry Jenkins, of Cold Blow, Slebech, was brought up un- der a warrant for arrears upon a bastardy order amounting to £3 14s. 6d. The complainant was Martha Higgins, of Mil- ford" The prisoner said if released for ten minutes he would get half the money. He was released accordingly, and found the money. The half-yearly rent audit of the Withy- bush estate was held on Saturday at the Salutation Hotel, Haverfordwest. His Honour Judge Stevenson Owen was repre- sented by his son, Capt. Owen, who pre- sided, and a large number of the 'tenants 1 0 sat down to the usual audit dinner, pro- vided by the host, Mr. W. D. Phillips. Mr. T. Rule Owen filled die vice chair. The toast of his Honour Judge Owen was received with enthusiasm. The usual toast list was gone through, and a plea- sant time was spent. The half-yearly rent audit of the Picton Castle Estate was held at the Salutation Hotel. The tenants sat down to the usual dinner, served in excellent style by Mr. W. D. Phillips, the host. Mr. H. Rule Owen presided, and after the loyal toasts gave that of Sir Charles and Lady Philipps, which was received with much enthusiasm. Other toasts included that of Mr. T. Rule Owen and Son, the agents, which was also well received. A successful dance was held in connection with the Prendergast Workmen's Club in the Masonic Hall, on Boxing night. THE PASSING OF THE YEAR. The usual watch night and religious ,Pj' vices were held on New Year's Eve at the various churches and chapels. As soon as the New Year was ushered in, several parties of carol singers wer'3 obroad, but. this once fine old custom would now be more honoured in the breach than the observance." The streets were quite animated for a long time. ST MARY'S CHURCH. Mrs. Davies's tea and Christmas sale of work which took place at the Assembly Rooms on Decembtr 17th, realised the sum of £20. Next Monday the usual weekly teas will be resumed. Mrs. Wilson, of Market Street, will give the tea. THE LATE MR. JOHN ROBERTS. A large number of people attended the funeral of the late Mr. John Roberts, of Bridge Street, on Sunday afternoon last. The place of interment was Maehpelah Cemeteiy, the service being conducted by the Rev. Owen D. Campbell. Deoeosed had been for .many years a faithful adherent of the Bethesda Church, and many of his co Teligionisty and trades- men generally were present to show a last toen of esteem and respect. A large nuiurer of beautifu lflxral tributes were sent by rela tives ond friends. THE ALBANY CHAPEL. The us lal monthly service was held on Sun- day evening last, but unfortunately owing to the inclemency of the weather the congrega- tion was not large. The pastor, Rev. Owes Jacobs, preached on the subject, "Visitors waiting at the gite The sermon was fr. lowed with the utmost interest, and during the service Mr. S. Bowler effectively contributed two solos. M[ SICAL SUCCESS Miss Lilian Saies, daughter of Mr. C. C Saies, J.P., of Willesden House, has 0btai. (rl the diploma of Licentiate of the Royal Aca- demy of Music in pianoforte playing, satis- fying the examioers also in th¿ ad:lj.:irllaJ subjects of "Musical Form," "Theory," and Teaching Miss Saies was a pupil of j); Arthur J. GTe-iish, of London, by whom ..e was prepared far her examination. CHOIR SOIREE. A soiree and dance, given by a few members of St. Mary's Church choir, took place on Thnrw- day evening in the Assembly Rooms. The rooms had been tastefully decorated by the lady members of the choir, assisted by Mr. S. Bowler. There was a large attendance at the dance. The ninsic was furnished by Messrs ,John and George Lewis, and Miss Lewis. Mr. A. H. Howard and Mr. T. Adams were the M.C's. YOUNG MEN'S SOCIAL AT THE TABER- NACLE. On Thursday evening the young men con- nected with the Tabernacle Church had a pleasant social. It was well attended, and at 7 p.m. began with a short entertainment presided over by the Rev. E. Nicholson Jones. Mr. W. White sang very acceptably. Then followed a blindfolded drawing competition for a roast turkey. Mr. W. Gooding gave a recitation, and this was followed by an unpunctnated reading competition, Miss A. H. Davies coming out best out of ten competitors. Mr. J. Edward-i followed with a song, and Mr. David Evans (Cartlett), with a recitation. Tken fol- lowed sapper which had been prepared by the ladies, but only young men were allowed to preside over the nicely decorated tables. Sotije games followed under the direction of Mr. Sidney Evans. FOOTBALL. An a-sociation football match took p!ace on Thursday, January 3, between the Prendergast Workmen's Club Heerve Team and It team termed the Haverfordwest Shop Assistants. The Reserve team won the toss and played down the field with a fair wind. A few minute* after thp start Joe Lewis, from a nice pass by Robert Edwards, ycored for the S. A. The Reserve team soon afterwards retaliated. A beautiful corner kick by Steven Davies, which was netted by Arthur Davies put the Reserve team ahead. Before half time the R serve team scored again. Nothing was scored in the second half by either team. Mr. B. Ree* of the National Provincial Bank acted as referee. -To iiiorrow the Work- men's Club will visit Narberth.






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