IVOR S-. WILLIAMSI The Ironmonger, | BUILTH WELL5. BEST SHEFFIELD CUTLERY NEW STOCK JUST ARRIVED. Razor, Pocket, Butchers' and Table Knives. SEED HOPPERS AND PLOUGH LINES. ■p a T a W has mat fixed up his lathe for all Lis of fig/Trial jobs solved. ONE PRICE ONLY m all drtment.. The Elliott Flat Ironing Sh«es 6?d. b636
BRECON. I HOSPITAL FOR FOUNTAIN PENS.NY maKe ren ?uieklv and cheaply repaired.-A. Hughes and ?tationers. 683 Son, Stationers. 683 Do you. wish to learn typewriting? If so, you can be taught at the -Express Office. For terms, apply to the Manager. Spring Bedding Plants now ready. Polyanthus, Sweet William, Forget-me-Not, Canterbury Bells now readv.-Quarreill Brecon.. MINISTERIAL—Capel Als Congregational Church (Llanelly) has extended a call to Mr D. Joha Davies, B.A. (student at Brecon Memorial Col- lege) D.S.O.V,ajor T. C. Greanway, S.W.B., who has received the D.S.O.. was fonnerly stationed ba.i received the D. was ad j utant of the 1 3rd a't the Depot. He was adjutant of the 3rd S.W.B. from 1908 to 1912. Morris, The Grocer, Bridge Street;The policy of this house-absolute integrity, satisfaction ac- commodation, with a purpose to win and hold the confidence of every patron entering its doors. For ChaScutters, Pulpers and other Imple- ".f hpfare War Prices, inspect the stock H Bl'WWmhuu Coal & Limo Co., Ltd (Wharf and Market), Brecon. 397 NOTICE — Organisers and others, wishing to have Brecon meetings and matters of public interest re- ported in the E xpre8S," a.re respectfully invited ..tJI the Editor. "\TTTTTAFV -Mr F Dickinson recently received .Information from the War Office to the effect that feia elder son, 2nd Lieut. F, J. T. Dickinson (South Wales Borderers', is suffering from a shell wound. PRODUCE MARKET.—Prices for produce in the market, on Friday, were :-Butter, 1/7 per lb 9 for 1/ chickens-spring. 8/6 to 9/6; fowls, 3/- to 4/- czielt bacon. 1/- per ib. apples. 1/- per quarter; rabbits, 1/- each. NOTICE.—Samuel Perry (late J. Perrv), Posting Master, Brecon. Excellent Glass and Covered Hearse. Carriages of every description. Reason- able Charges. All orders, left at 32, Watton, Brecon, promptly attended to. b584 WITHOUT A LIGHT. AT the police court, on Monday. Morgan Walters Dlwynllwyd Merthyr Cynog, was fined tl/ ineluding costs, for dnving a ii,rse and trap without a. light. Defendant did .not appear, but wrote admitting the offence. P.c. Pearce gave evidence- MILITARY.-Oapt, A. E. Williams relinquishes' the rank of temporary-major (llth January) in the South Wales Borderers, and the undermention- ed is to be temporary lieutenant-colonel whilst commanding Young Officers Company t-Mapr R. S. Gwynn, D.S.O., South Wales Borderers (12th April). MILITARY — Lord Ormathwaite (Strettington, Cbichester. -formerl:rltl. 1st Life Guards, ?nd now hooo?ry ond of the 3rd Battalion South Wa!es Borderers) recently entered his nine- tieth year. He was lord leiutenant of Radnorshire from 1875 to 1895. and. for some years, represent- from 1875 to 1895. and.. ed the county in the House of Commons. MEMBERSHIP from Ladies and Gentlemen who will buy all re- mrtTVTFipnfcs for the home from the BRECON & TrrSraTCT CO-OPERATIVE STORES. BENE. FITS PUBE GOODS, WHOLESOME FOODS, Sp TOP VALUE in quality for MARKET prices. Benefits commence at once. Apply any ?e at 11, Ship Stredt. Brecon. 369 ANZAC DAY.-Tlio foIiowLiia message was receiv- ed by the officer commanding the Depot S.W.B., Brecon, from the Commandant *ew Zealand Depot on the 25th'inst. fAnzac Day). On this the an- niversary of our great ooventure may we the new Zealanders tender our tribute to the immortal and <;lorKms valour of the 'ba? tt.ahon of your recriment which we have the honour to claim as comrades in a rms. YEOMANRY ENTERTAIN'KD.-leomanry, to the number of 100. were entertained to a coffee supper, etc., at the Plough Congregational Church, after the ovening service on Sunday. Welsh and Eng- lish hymns were heartily sung by the men, who partook of coffee and sandwiches. The troops, who greatlv appreciate eBorts on their behalf, tendered a vote of thanks to those re&pons- ible for the entertainment. OBITUARY.—We regret to record the death of Mr J Bufton, Rhydberirard Terrace, who passed away sifter a painful illness on Tuesday Deceased was very well known and highly respected in the town and for some years had beenmchargeof the Bre- consihire Coal Company's Depot, at the Watton. He was a sidesman at Bt. Jofen s Priory Cburob. ?'nfh ?mDathY is extended to h widow and two cons, one Mom i. ?rving with the R.A.M.C. A WORD IN SEASON.—Owing to the unsettled condition of the market we have, this year, se- cured our new stock earlier than usual, and are now in a position to show you a selection of pat- terns in wall papers which, for beauty of design and excellence of colouring, are unsurpassed. Patterns sent by post. Let us know your re- quirements and they shall have our best attention. I Distempers by the Jeading makers and all other requisites for the renovation of the home stocked in great variety at the old address Oscar Walkins, top of Lion Street, Brecon. 729 ACCIDENT. A singular accident occurred at the corner of the road near Penlan on Friday. Three ladies from Brecon and Uyswen were walking up -the pitch, when they noticed a gambo of corn (drawn by two liors.-s—tandem fashion) suddenly •d rop in the road. Only a young man was in charge, and, as the shafts had given way, the horse was pressed down on the road. The ladies ran to the rescue, and, one of them, kneeling on the animal's neck, kept it down safely till means could be secured for extricating it. The ladies iheLped for fully three quarters-of-an-hour, and were highly praised by onlookers for the timely service they rendered. Who will dare,say women are no good on the land after this ? MUJITARY FUNERAL.—The funeral, which was Of a semi-military character, took place on Saturday of Mr J. MannIOn ,the Watton, who passed away after a protracted illness. Deceased was a veteran -of the S W.B., having served over 21 years in tha,"t regiment before retiring on pension. For some years he had been an em ployoo ,all; the Brecon Gas Works. The band of the S.W.B. played funeral inarches, and the ooffin, covered with the Union Jack, was drawn on & wheel-bier by some of de- ceased's old comrades. The troops from the Depot attended, and there were a large number of floral tributes. The mourners were the widow <and daughters and a number of employees of the Gas Works with Mr Robinson (manager) also at- tended. The service at the cemetery was perform- tthv the Rev. Father Finucane. -J THE PLEASURE FAIP.-Fine weather favoured the Brecon May Pleasure Fair on Tuesday. Al- though the number of visitors were not so large as usual, the military now stationed at Slwch and "the Depot made up the deficiency in the evening, when the ufun of the 'heir" wentalt top swing, the soldiers greatly enjoying this momentary re- laxation from duty. Messrs. Studt's gondolas. -with a magnificent organ playing popular song -tunes, and a number of side shows catered for the amusement, and the confetti "battle" was. as usual, waged with vigour. There appeared to be less business in the hiring of farm servants, the crowd usually seen on top of Ship Street" being smaller than in any previous years. Female ser- ants took full advantage of the Registry Office pro- vided foc> them at the Guild Hall.
SENNYBRIDGE. I Motoi Cars for hire, day or night. New and I second-hand Cars and Motor Cycles supplied for 1 cash or easy terms. W. BoxhaU, Scnnybridge. 495
LLANWRTYD WEI,.LS. I Price's Seeds, Oats and Potatoes always re- liable. 338 COUNCIL 'SCHOOL.—The Council School re-opened last Monday after the Easter vacation. FLAG DAY.—The proceeds of a sale of flags, in aid of the soldiers at the Welsh Hospital, Netley, amounted to about £ 8. Gardening.—For Spades. Forks, Rakes, Hoes, and all garden tool requisites, look up Lewis's Ironmongery Department. 383 FURLOUGH.—Ptes. W. Price, E.W.F. (London U.-loM n.r.md I'Tflhrfc Tim-nl TiiHp-ai were home here on furlough recently. PROMOTION.—Pte. Stewart Jones (1st Herefords, and son of Mr W. W. Jones, Pleasant View) has been promoted to the rank of corporal. PROMOTION.—Pte. Stewart Jones (1st Here- JULU.TJ, JU1J UL E-v .'LLIIL. JUIIU, llUUIH VLL. and who has been out at tlie Dardanelles, has been promoted to the rank of corporal. WOUNDED SOLDIERS.—A collection was made by Capt. Garman among the visitors staying at the Abernant Lake Hotel in aid of the wounded sol- diers at Liandrindod Wells, when the handsome sum of JE25 was realised. EASTER VESTRY.—The annual vestry meeting was held on Wednesday eening. The vicar (Rev. J. E. Lloyd) presided.. A successful year in all brauches of church work was recorded. Mr G. C. Beard presented the statement of accounts which showed a balance on 'the right side. Mr R. D. Jones, Brynonen, was re-elected warden of t'he old parish church, and the vicar nominated Mr G. C. Beard as his 'warden. Mr Nathaniel Evans was elected people's warden. The following were added to the list of sidesmen Messrs. Heighway, Williams and Finney. All voluntary church work- ers were heartily thanked for their services. WEDDING.—A very pretty wedding was solem- nised under special licence at the Wesleyan Metho- dist chapel. Liandrindod Wells, last Saturday, be- tween Mr Rhys Morris. Pontypool (late P.O., Llanwrtyd Wells) and Miss Jennie Jones. of Miny- rafon, Llanwrtyd Wells. Rev. R. Brown (pastor) assisted by the Rev. Stephen George, B.A. (C.M. minister) officiated. The bride who was charm- ingly dressed, was attended by her sister, Miss M. A. Jones, while the duties of best man was carried out by Mr R. P. Pugh, of London. After the ceremony the party left for Derrett's restaurant, where tasumptuous breakfast had been prepared. Later in the day the happy couple left f, r Swan- sea, where the honeymoon is being sp'at. Both received numerous and costly presents.
I CLYDACH. ANNIVERSARY.—The anniversary serices in con- nection with the Wesleyan church took place on Easter Sunday. Rev. Stanley H. Bosward, Aber- gavenny. preached three powerful sermons to good congregations. The collee-t lonf, were towards church funds. The usual Good Friday tea was not iheld this year, but two preaching services in- stead, conducted by Revs. A. Mayes. Brynmawr, and S. H. Bosward, Abergavenny.
LLANELLY. PARISH COUNCIL.—The parish council was held on Friday. There were present Councillors John Evans, A. Arkell, P. Phillips, J. Davies, W. Wil- liams, P. Morgan (Gilwern Ward). D. M. Evans, W. Gunter, R. Rosser. W. Rosser, W. J. Lewis, and J.Williams (Llanellv Ward). The following appointments were made Chairman for the ensuing year, Mr D. M. Evans; vice-chairman, A. Arkell; treasurer, Mr S. H. Padwick; overseers, Messrs. Lewis Pritchard, J.P.. John E. Williams, C.C., Wm. Williams (of the Gilwern Ward); Messrs. W. J. Lewis, John Eynon, Thos. J. Bevan (of the Llanellv Ward). Votes of thanks were ac- corded to Mr John Evans, retiring chairman, and the overseers, for their services during the past year, also to the treasurer.
BRONLLYS. I CHILDREN'S SERVICE.—A special children's ser- vice was held in St. Mary's Church on Sunday. Rev. H. Gilbbon (vicar of St. Peter's Church, Glasbury) addressed the children, who appreciated the pleasant change from their usual routine of Sunday school lessons. The lesson was read by Mr Ronald W. Gutteridge, the hymns, &c., were announced by Mr John Beavan, and a recitation, was given by Mr James Cockrane. The children sang suitable hymns, and the offertory, collected by Nurses Rene Price and Sybil Williams, amounted to £ 1 3s 2Jd. Mrs Vaughan (Castle Cottage) kindly decorated the church with beauti- ful spring flowers.
CRAY. I KILLED IN ACTIO-Pte. Daniel Jones, of the 8th 'S.A.I, (killed in action in German East on March 21st) was a signalman on the S.A.R. at Germiston, and resided at 57, Prince Street, in that town. He leaves a widow and six children, one of whom, Trevor J. J. Jones, aged 17, recently left for Europe. Trevor was through the German West campaign also. A son-in-law, Thomas Taylor, is also at the front in German East. The late 'Mr Jones was well-kiiown in the Germiston district, where he had been on the railways for about six years. Pte. Daniel Jones was the son of Mrs Jones and the late Mr Daniel Jones (Station Terrace). Previous to leaving for South Africa, 'he was signalman for 16 years at Courtsart on the Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railway. Much sym- pathy is -felt for the family and relatives in their sad bereavement.
ABERCRAVE. POULTRY.—Poultry-breeding seems to be very much in vogue just now in the locality. NOTABLE "TENOR."—'Mr John Lynch, a native df Abercrave, appeared at the New York Hippo- drome, before an audience of 6,000 people, on St. Patrick's Day. He is acclaimed one of the best "tenors" in the States to-day.
BUILTH FIUS. ) Morris's for finest garda anld agricultural eeeds. Exceptional value. !n loose teas.-Davies, Bros. MILITARY.—I/feut Inglis (Glanwye) has just been home <a, leave. THf, Cucroo.-The cuckoo was heard here on Ffilly. How to save money-watch our windows.— Wyies, Bros. FURLOCIGH.-S-t. C. Loversidge and Pte. Ernie Newton were home on furlough over the week-end. TRANSFER.—At the police court on Monday, the licence of the Lamb Inn was transferred to Mr G. C. Evans. CALL TO WOMEN.—The local branch of the Women Labour Committee has a register of women ready to take up work on the land. Mrs Price (Cloth Hall) returned from London on Fridav with ladies' and children's millinery. 748 HOLIDAYS.—Miss Pollie Rowlings and Mi.ss Wil- liams have just returned to work in a munition tac- tory. They visited the town last week. PERSONAL.—Regimental Sgt.-Major E. Asbrey, of the Park Wells, is at present home on short leave. HOME ON LEAVE.—Among local boys on leave in the town are Ptes. A. Nain (Cyclist Corps), and F. Pritchard (Royal Fusiliers). IN FRANCE.—Police-Constable W. Watkins, one of the first -to join the colours, is now in France. He also served with the Royal Engineers in the Dardanelles. PERSONAL—Mrs Wm. Griffiths (daughter of Mr D. J. Williams) has just returned from Canada, where she has been about four years, to settle in E'lsmere. PRODUCE MARKET.—Prices at the produce mar- ket, on Monday, were :-Eggs. Id each; ibutter, 1/4 per lb. live fowls, 51- to 5/6 per couple; trus- sed ditto, 6/ and potatoes, 4/- to 4/6 per cwt. To FARM HANDS.—Do you want a Canadian Government free farm, or a ready-made "C.P.R." farm ? If 130, call and see Mr G. E. Sayce, Fern Lea (agent for "C.P .R." and "Royal" lines.) F(-RLOi-Ga.-Pte. W. Smith (son of Mr and Mrs w rpT--rP0 Rrecoil Rondi and who is now m the a-l isiaciiuown, is norne on a few days' leave. BELGIANS LEAVE.—Mr and Mrs Van Linden (Groe Villa) and Mr and Mrs Neefs, have just left for a munition factory in Birmingham. They harl T-AC.VW ir, tnwp w oirrhw, rr.nn rfihg SOLDIER-PREACHER.—Rev. T. L. Davies, B.A.. of the R.A.M.C. Unit, stationed at Llandrindod Wells, occupied the pulpit in the morning and evening at the Congregational Church on Sunday. BOOKBINDING.—Have your old Books, Papers, Music, Bibles. Hymn-books, etc., re-bound in news covers. Lowest prices. We can bind any- thing.—Howard Lewis, Bookseller and Stationer, Builth. MILITARY.—Corpl. Tudor Williams (son of Mr D. J. Williams, saddler) has been home on short leave from Rhyl, where he is now stationed with the 22nd (L.R.) Welsh Regiment. Mr Williams has four sons in the armv-onein France, one in Calgary (Canada), and one in India. AT THE FRONT.—Second-Lieutenant D. T. Wil- liams (son of Mr and Mrs Roger Williams, Irfon Road), who has been with the 12th Battalion R.W.F. at Kinmel Park for several months, went to France last week. He is now attached 'to the 10th Battalion. R.W.F. IN HOSPITAL.—Pte. E. Smith (son of Mr and Mrs W. Smith, Victoria Terrace, Brecon Road) and who is now in the 1/otli Gloucesters, is lying in hospital suffering .from gun-shock. Pte. Smith has been in France for ever twelve months, but is recovering in Magall Hospital, near Liverpool. SEPTUAGENARIAN'S DEATH. The death took place at Oaklands, on Sunday, of Mrs W. James. Deceased had reached the ripe age of 76 years. The funeral took place at St. Mary's Church on Wednesday. The late Mrs James was only taken ill the previous Wednesday. ADVISORY COMMITTEE.—Present at a meeting of the local advisory committee on Thursday were Aid. Thomas W'illiams (presiding), and Messrs. Ben Davies, C.C., Evan Davies, 0. W. Davies, Jas. Eadie and R. Williams. Messrs. C. G. Inglis and C. W. Woosnam represented the mili- tary authorities. RGRAL ROADMEx.-The Road Surveyor of the Rural Council, has given orders to the roadmen only to work two days a week on the district roads. The men are, therefore, at the disposal of the farmers for the rest of the time. Mr Mason (Maesmynis) is now without full employment, whilst another roadman has secured a job with the Radnorshire Coal Company at Garth Station. TRIBUNAL.—The town tribunal met on Friday, when there were present Messrs. Gilbert Eadie (chairman), T. R. Worthing ton and John Morris. There were only three applications to be con- sidered, and that of Mr W. R. Whialay was re- fused. Mr E. P. (Mills, a farm hand, employed at Erwgilfach, was allowed a temporary exemption of one day, and the appeal of Mr Henry Mathew Jones was adjourned for a month. WITHOUT A LIGHT.—At the police court here, on Monday, before Messrs. C. W. Woosnam (chair- man), Dr. W. Black Jones and Gilbert Eadie, Thomas Wilson, railwayman, Tanhouse Terrace, was fined 5/- for riding a bicycle without a light on the 15th ult. Sgt. G. Davies stated that when he called out to defendant, "Where is your light?" he answered, "It has just gone out." Defendant was fined 5/ BUILTH'S SHOWMAN.—Mr John Lloyd, who, as a showman, was known throughout South Wales and the West Of England as "Professor Lloyd," died on Monday morning at his residence at Barry Dock, where he had settled down for several years, owing to ill-health. Conjuring and the ex- hibition of "freaks" were the features of his "shows," but he also had other attractions and had visited fairs for nearly 40 years. He was a native of Builth Wells. SHIRE HORSE 'SOCIETY.-A meeting of Builth and Radnor District Shire Horse Society was held at lr B. Davies, the Swan Hotel, on Monday. Mr B. Davies, C.C.. Presided, and others present were Messrs. E. Williams (Dolinwydd), W. Williams (Waen- ddu), J. P. Williams (Cefnllan), T. Davies, D. Williams (Llawrllan), C. Weale (Church House), J. Thomas (Pengarth). E. E. Thomas (Doliago), 1. Thomas (Oaerau), J. S. Davies (secretary). The route Tor the coming season was discussed, but the meeting was postponed until Monday for the purpose of allocating assisted nominations. STOCK MARKET.—The stock market, on Monday, was poorly attended. There was also a small supply of stock, the chief reason being that farm- ers kept their animals until the following Mon- day May fair day). The supply of shep was not up to the average and practically no L trade was done in this department. The few small cattle offered were disposed of at good prices. Cows with calves realised X18 to X20, and yearling- bullocks made ZCIO to £12. Trade, in the pig market, was brisker but 'here again the supply was not large. The few sold fetched 24/- to 28/- apiece. DRINKS FOR THE WOUNDED.—Geo. Morgan, a rag and bone merchant, was charged at the police court, on Monday, with securing intoxicating liquor for Pte. A. Handford. a wounded soldier from the local Red Cross Hospital. Sgt. G. Davies said that, about 3.30 on the 15th ult., he visited defendant's house in Bank Square and saw deiendant and Pte. Handford. Two bottles were on the table—one full and the other emptv. He asked defendant to account for it, and he re- plied he did not know the law or that Pte. Hand- ford was a wounded soldier. The bench imposed a fine of 10/ but allowed defendant 14 days in which to pay. "SEND-OFF. "-To mark the departure of Mr W. J. Morris (Holwood), who has joined the colours, a dinner was recently held at the Crown Hotel. Mr Morris had been sanitary inspector and rate- collector for the town, and discharged his duties to the satisfaction of all. The dinner was promoted by members of the Urban Council who had been in close touch with Mr Morris during his term of office. Mr Gilbert Eadie (chairman of the coun- cil) presided, ,and 'the vice-chair was occupied by Mr W. W .Lennard (deputy clerk of the council). The chairman was supported by Councillors How- ard H. Lewis, 'T. R. Worthington and E. Stanton Davies. Host and Hostess Price provided an ex- cellent spread. Mr Morris left, for national ser- vice. on -\Tonday. Mr Evan Vaughan and Mr D. J. Pugh (relieving-officer) also left the same day. SOCIAL.—A very enjoyable social was held at Baptist Memorial Hall on Monday. An excel- lent tea was laid in the afternoon and was pre- sided oer by 'Mrs E. W. Morgan and Miss Wil- liams (Felindre). They were assisted by Mrs Wilson, 'Mrs Smith, 'Mrs J. Stephens, Miss Mor- gan (Trigfan) and Mr W. R-ees. The social was held as a conclusion to the well attended Band of Hope meetings which had been in progress during the winter. The average attendance at these meetings had been from 30 to 40. Prizes were awarded by Miss Jones (secretary) to Louie Mor- ris, Alice Andrews and Doris Samuel. Mr E. W. Morgan (Lucca) presided in the evening and an in- teresting programme was gone through. The prizes were given for record attendance. Among those who contributed to the programme was Miss Woosnam (Council School), who takes a great in- terest in Baptist (Sunday School work.
HAY. APPOINTMENT.—Mr Powell (Edrdisley) has been appointed sub-postmaster of Hay. 21 varieties of garden-seeds for 2/6 (all tested- carriage paid).—Lane, Peterchurch. 416 CHARITY.—Proceeds of Butler's and Scudamore's Charity were distributed among the poor of Clifford a few days ago. Each cottager received 4/6. ABSENTEE.—Pte. James Rice was remanded to await an escort at the sessions on -Wednesday. He was charged with being an absentee from the 2/lst Brecknocks stationed at Bedford. NEW MAGI, STRATE.Councillor David Morgan, the newly-elected chairman of the town's council, took the usual magisterial oath at the sessions on Monday. BREDWARDINE CoU-,CIL.-N-'fr D. F. Powell was re-elected chairman of this authority at its meeting on Thursday. Capt. E. F. Cockcroft (who is now in India) was also re-appointed vice-chairman. BREDWARDINE COUNCIL.—Present at Bredwar- dine's council meeting, on Thursday, were Messrs D. F. Powell (chairman), H. Yorath, David Wall, R. T. Breese and R. T. Griffiths (cletrk). Business was routine. MISSIONARY OIOCIETY.-Pev. H. P. de Caux de- livered sermons on Church Missionary Society work on Sunday. A lantern-lecture was also given at the Parish Hall on Monday, and collections were taken in aid of the society's funds. OPEN-AIR TREATMENT.—At the special sessions, held on Wednesday in last week, before Messrs. E. Butler and Enoch George, Norah Johnson was committed to a fortnight's hard labour for vag- mncy bv jlccninJ on I. Hci^l. Eians .ilati- d 1.1m facts of the case. CONCERT.—A successful concert was held at the Congregational 'Church on Tuesday. Mr David Morgan was the chairman, and Miss Kedwards, the accompanist. Proceeds were in aid of Church i r Mr D. A. Prosser, and among those taking part were Mr Evan Evans (tenor), Brecon, and Prin- cipal T. Lewis (bass), Brecon. CRUELTY TO CHILDREN.—At the sessions, on Wednesday, before Messrs. E. Butler and Enoch George, Norah Johnson was committed to four weeks' hard labour for exposing two children, aged four years and 10 months, respectively. P.c. Evans proved the -case. and Inspector R. Evans gave evidence as to results of his observations in respect to the previous conduct of defendant. BAD ROAD.-As to the condition of the much talked of road from Crasswall to Hay from the Bull's Head Inn, to which the Longtown Branch of the Farmers' Union had directed attention, Mr Meredith and Mr Price confirmed the complaint at Dore Rural Council on Monday, and it was de- cided the foreman and another man.be instructed to lay the stone which had been lying idle for sev- eral months past. A member said the road was- little used, 'but two or three others said it was re- gularly used for Hay market. FAILED TO REPORT.—At the sessions, on Mon- day, before Messrs. John Morgan, E. George and David Morgan, Thomas Wrarren, no fixed abode, was summoned for neglecting to register under the National Registration Act. Sgt. Evans explained that on the 25th ult he asked Wrarren to produce his registration card. He failed, and then he ex- plained that he did not intend to register. He said that if they wanted him they must come .and fetch him. Warren was fined 15/ or, in default, 7 day"s. He was allowed a fortnight in which to pay. RED C'.Ross.-Oii Thursday afternoon, through the kindness of Lady Glanusk. the members of the British -Red Cross Society were entertained to tea on the Castle grounds. Before tea, the Hon. Mabel Bailey presented the certificates and med- als to the members who had successfully passed the examination on Feb. 22nd. Appended are the members who received certificates :—Home nurs- ing, Miss R. Grant, Miss D. Pritchard; Miss Mabel Manning .and M.iss Muriel Marwood; cer- tificates for first-aid examination, Miss Alice Prit- chard and Miss Ivy Weale; and proficiency badges, Miss Rosa M. B. Morgan, Miss Rosa Bvron, Miss Agnes Maddy, Miss Eva Baker and Miss Elizabeth P. Maddy. The commandant, Miss Tunnard-Moore. who goes with six of the members to Penoyre Hospital this week, worked hard during the winter, and it was, through her efforts, the members were so successful. DAMAGE TO PROPERTY.—At a special sessions, held on Friday, before Dr. T. S. H. iHincks and Mr Enoch George, Margaret McGeorge was summoned for being drunk and disorderly and for doing damage to property. Ada Powles, Sar- dens, Newport Street, said that about 7.30 on the 27th ult. defendant, who lived next door, came to her 'and said that she (witness) was telling the police that she had been drunk. Witness denied it and said that McGeogre used bad language and followed her to the clothes-line and tackled her. Witness ran to the house and locked the door. Defendant smashed eight panes of glass in a- win- dow, and, also, the globe of a lamp inside. Wit- ness ran ou't to fetch her husband, and, on her way, .met the sergeant and told him. Sgt. Evans gave evidence, and a fine of zC2, including 9/. compensation, was imposed, or, in default, one month for the damage and 5/- or 14 days on the charge of drunkenness. Defendant elected to go to gaol. URBAN TRIBI:NAL.-Tlie urban tribunal met on Friday, when there were present Rev. J. J. de Winton (chairman) and Messrs. Jas. Cater, F. Cadman, J. F. Davies, Jas. Evans, J. M. MadHy and A. Howard (acting-clerk). Mr Reece Morris represented the military authorities, and appealed for a review of the decisions giving Messrs. T. J. Stokoe, Ed. John Stephens, Thos. A. Pugh and Ed. Davies 'exemptions. The appeal of John Henry Hart well, aged 25, of High Town, and who carries on the work of a sadler and harness- maker, was considered, and temporary exemption till May 29th was granted. Frank Lewis,' aged 40, a tailor's cutter, living at Castle street, was granted exemption till the 29th inst. Walter H. Williams, a man of 27 years of age, living in Lion Street, and a slaughterman and general assistant by trade, was allowed exemption till the 29th inst. Charles E. Evans, a pitwood haulier, 20 years of age, Heolydwr, was given exemption till the 3rd prox. The appeal of Ernest F. Webb, aged 17, living in Bear Street, who manages a cycle shop, was refused. Ed. Davies, a sawyer, living in Black Lion Square, was allowed temporary ex- emption till the 8th prox. A fish and fruit "mer- chant, named Thomas Pugh, was given exemption till the 28th iprox. Edward J. Stephens, Comp- ton and 'Scotland House, a draper, outfitter and boot factor, was also allowed exemption till the 28th prox. Mr T. J. Stokoe, aged 38, The Prospect, who manages a mixed il)usiiies, of -,Irocer's shop, hotel, public-house and small farm, was granted exemption till 28th July.
ORICKHOWELL. SPORT.—Genigaer Fox Hounds recently visited the district and accounted for a dozen foxes. MILITARY REPRESENTATIVE'S "CAPTURE." Mr Gwilym C. James, military representative for the local district, succeeded in landing a fine salmon, -sk wa-ters near Llan- weighing 31 lbs., in the Usk waters near Llan- wsyg last week. PERSONAL.—Mr R. P. Griffiths, headmaster in succession to the late Mr Joseph Treloar, commen- I ced duties at the Ghurch schools just before Easter. Miss Davies. in 'temporary charge, removed to Llangenny to undertake similar duties there. I ScccEss.-Mastu Austin Wl Iliams, son of Mr and Mrs E. J. Williams, Beech Villas, Trinant, and late of New Road, Crickhowell, won first prizea,t Beaufort eisteddfod in a painting com- petition, and. at Pontypool, 'was awarded second prize and first-class certificate for free-hand draw ing from memory of Treveithin Church—open to children not over 17. VESTRY MEETING.—The anntia-I vestry meeting, in connection with St. Edmund's Church, was held on Thursday, the rector, Rev. H. P. Somerset, presiding. Dr. Hill was re-elected rector's war- den, and Mr E. Pirie Gordon, parishioners' war- den. It was stated that Dr. Hill had served for 29 consecutive years as churchwarden, and Mr T. J. Allen had completed 28 years' service as parish clerk.
LLAN6AMMARCH WELLS. I FURLOUGH.—Private Percy C. Stephis land Isaac Price have been home for a few days. COXCERT.A. crowded room weioomod Mr Tho- mas and his choir, the programme was a very in- teresting one, and the items were well received. It was also a financial success. The rector moved a hearty vote of thanks to the conductor and choir. Appended is the programme :—Part I Welsh air, "The men of Harl ech, ladies' choir; song, "The Garonne," Mr D. 1. Davies; violin solo, "Souvenir de Printemps," Miss Ethel Male; part song. "Slumber darling," mixed choir; re- citation, "The harp of Whales," Miss Gerty Dav- I ss Gerty Dav- ies; solo, "For King and Country," Miss Ethel Davies; part song, "Rosyn Prydferth, Rosyn Siriol" (Rose of beauty, rose of pleasure), ladies' choir: duet, "Bells of gold," Misses Gwen and Eunice Davies. Part II. Pianofote solo,"Petels," Miss Gwen Davies; solo, "When you come home," Miss Cissie Davies; chorus, "The comrade's song of hope," ladies' choir; song, "Sleep my belov- ed," Mr D. I. Davies; song (selected), Miss Mary Thomas; violin solo, "Gems of Scotland," Miss Ethel Male; song, "There's a long long trail," Miss Gwen Owen; part song, "Ora Pro Nobis," mixed choir, soloists, Miss Cissie Davies and Messrs. Davies and Stephens.
CWMRHOS. I TEA PARTY AND ENTERTAINMENT.—The annual tea party and entertainment, in connection with the Sunday school (off which Miss Jones, Velindre House, is superintendent) were held on Easter Monday. The following ladies presided at the tables :Illss Jones (Velindre House), assisted by Miss Davies (Velindre) and Miss Jones (Rhyd- fawr): Miss Adelaide Powell (Wern), assisted by Mrs Isaac and Miss Polly Powell; and Miss Hamer (Pentreisa), assisted by Mrs Isaac (Dol- fawr) and Miss James (Swansea). Mrs Morris (Blainaumawr), Mrs Edwards (Tymawr), Mrs Williams (Tansarn), Mrs Lloyd, and Messrs. A. Meredith, J. Isaac, A. Morris and W. S. Powell also assisted. The en- tertainment was a great success. Mr L. Dodds, Forest, Abergavenny, took the chair. The pro- gramme was as follows :—Recitation, Mary Jane Davies, Novello Isaac, Gwen Griffiths; solo, Miss Farr (LIanfreidon): recitation, Winnie Isaac; son, Mr Powell, Blaenafry, and party; recitation, Edith Davies; solo, Mr T. Evans; recitation, Owcnn i i. Davii! MJIO. Mikt, E.TN ion~ t Bees Davies; dialogue, Misses Gwen Griffiths and Novello Isaac; recitation, Winnie Powell; solo, Mr D. Thomas; dialogue, Blodwen Powell and Gwladys Powell; sketch, Miss Polly Powell and party; recitation. Miss Probert (Llangattock); son,. M,r J '¡nn Qi.ln Mica AT A Morns quartette. Mr P. Morris and friends solo, Mr T. Evans: recitation, Miss Williams (Llan- gattock) quartette, Mr Dodds and friends; quar- tette, Mr J. Jones and friends; song, Mr Powell (Blaina'fry) and party; impromptu speech (six competitors), winner, Mr W. Williams. Mr Dodds, who made a capital chairman, and those who had trained parties, the ladies who had served at the tea, and all who contributed to the pro- gramme were heartily thanked, and the singing of the National Anthem brought the. proceedings to a happy close. The accompanists were Miss Polly Powell and Miss Ho&a Jones.
HIRWAIN. I NEBO.—The annual preaching festival took place on Sunday and Monday, when the Rev. Silyn Evans (Aberdare) and Rev. GwiIym Rees (Mer- thyr) officiated. DEATH.—We regret to record the death of Mrs -Murian Smale. The deceased lady was highly respected, .and was buried last Wednesday at Penderyn Churchyard. TABERNACLE.—On the 23rd and 24th ult. this Church held its annual preaching festival, when Rev. T. M. Roderick (Cwmgorse) and Rev. W. J. Nicholson preached. SINGING FESTIVAL.—The annual flinging festival of the Hirwain District Calvinistic Methodists was held at Bethel on the 25th ult. The conductor was Mr E. T. Davies, F.R.C.O., of Merthyr. PERFORMANCE. Hirwain Mixed Choir, con- ducted by Mr G. Collier, gave an able performance of the cantata, entitled "Esther, the bea,utiful Queen," at the Victoria Hall on Thursday and Friday.
YSTRADGYNLAIS. MILITARY.—Private Edwin Edwards (son of Mr Thos. Edwards, Yniscedwyn) was home on short leave,a few days ago. ,}IILITARY.-Lieut. Howell Lewis (son of Mr Howell Lewis, Phsycoed), who was recently home for brief leave, will shortly proceed to Egypt. DISCHARGED.—Pte. H. Jenkins (residing with Mr Bees Thomas, No. 1, Wind Road) has just re- ceived his discharge from the army, being medi- cally unfit for active service. LONG-W'INDED.—Mrs E. Jones (Glanant Ter- race), who received a Jong letter from her son, Pte. Evan Jones a few weeks ago, had heard nothing of him for 8 years, that was, until he wrote home stating he had been with the Anzacs .in the Dar- danelles compaign. VESTRY.-IR-eV. James Jones (rector) presided at the vestry meeting here on Wednesday night. Mr Thomas Watkins (Castle Bank) was re-elected parishioners' warden for the thirty-sixth time, and the rector re-appointed Mr G. H. Strick, J.P., (Cefneithin) his warden for the third time. Ac- counts showed a good balance in hand. In order to mark the elevation of Archdeacon Bevan to be Bishop of Swansea, the vestry decided to open a subscription list towards the movement for the presentation of a bishop's chair, etc.
I LLANDOYERY. I DEATH.—The death ha.s taken place of Mrs Mar- garet Davies (widow of Mr Owen Davies, coal merchant). Deceased had, for many years, carried on a grocery business in the borough, and was much respected. TRIBUNAL.—The borough tribunal, Major W. E. Stewart presiding, recently dealt with five claims. The claim of a branch manager of a provision shop was refused, the employers stating they had already 700 employees serving with the forces. PERSONAL.—Mrs E. B. Nicholl (Llwyncelyn) has just received a letter of condolence from the secretary of Messrs. Ben Evans and Co., Swansea, upon the sad death (from wounds) received in act- ion of her son, Private Robin Nicholl, la'te -of tihe Swansea Battalion, who served his apprenticeship with the firm.
I 0 SALEM. I I PRESENTATION.—On the 30th ult., Mr David Powell (Brynliynae), previous to joining the col- ours, was presented with a soldier's Bible and pocket-book by the Sunday school members, ias a token of his faithful attendance. Mr Davies (The School) and Mr Jones (Cwmbwch) gave him words of encouragement and advice, regretting that the superintendent (Mr T. Pugh. New Building) was unable to be present, through illness, and assuring him that it would have been a source of pleasure to Mr Pugli to have been present. Having receiv- ed his gift, Mr D. Powell then suitably respond- ed. thanking the Sunday school members for their kindness, and stating that when he would look upon these gifts ihe would be reminded of the happy days he spent amongst his friends.
NEWBRIDGE-ON-WYE. I DRAMATIC ENTERTAINMENT.—On Easter Monday a highly .successful concert and dramatic enter- tainment were held. The afternoon performance was well attended by the little children. Miss Nora Powell opened with a pianoforte solo, Miss M. Weale a. recitation, and Miss N. Jones a solo. An action song, "Red Cross Nurses," by eight little, girls. was well performed. Miss M. Ed- wards. A.L.C.M., trained them also in a son,, called "Daisy fields. Great credit is due to Miss Edwards for the excellent way she had trained them. There were three plays, 1st by 7 boy scouts, trained by 'Mr G. Hulbert; "When peace comes," by six young ladies; and "The new waiter," by 3 young ladies and 3 scout boys. The evening performance was well attended. Miss Venables, Highland Moors, added to the success by bringing five wounded soldiers over to take part. The plays and singing 'throughout could not have been better done. Great praise is due to Mrs Pritchard, Post Office, and Mr Hulbert for organ- ising it. Lieut.-Col. Llewelyn, who presided, said they had gone through .an enjoyabl-e pro- gramme. He thanked Mrs Pritchard and Mr Hulbert for the excellent 'way it had been got up, and great credit was due to them on their scucess, and to the performers. The committee were Messrs. Hulbert, Rhys Davies, R. Roberts and J. Evans. The sum realised was XII 12s 3d, to be divided between the local Nursing Association and comforts 'for looal soldiers.
LLANFIHANGEL-NANTBRAN. PROMINENT WELSHMAN.—There is no higher honour which the )inen and woolltn drapery trade can bestow on any of its members than the presidency of its great charity, the Linen and Woollen Drapers' Institution and Cottage Homes. and it must be a source of pride to Wales and Welshmen generally that, in the most critical year in the history of the institution, the honour conferred upon a very distinguished London Welshman. Mr Philip Wlll;witis, of Earl's Court, is certainly one Of the best known and most popu- lar of London Welshmen. He hails from Brecon- shire, having been born at Llanfihangel-Nant- bran. He arrived in London 32 years ago, and, for the last 10 or 15 years, the has been a leading figure in connection with all Welsh movements. For years he devoted time and labour to the Lon- don Charitable Aid .Society. For almost a gener- la tion he has been the treasurer of the St. David's Day festival, is a member of the Council of the Cymmrodorion, one of the trustees of the London Welsh Lodge of Freemasons, and the president of the Chelsea Literary Society.
BEULAH. PROMOTION.—Pte. E. Williams (Brecknocks) has just been made "corporal.
LLANGATTOCK. I POSTAL.—The second delivery of letters, &c., I was suspended here on Easter Monday-presum- I ably for the period of the war.
YSTALYFERA. I CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION.—A local music teach- recently told the Pontardawe Tribunal that he could not participate in the war upon the unassail- able teachings of Christ. Applicant had sent a letter to the clerk, in which he referred to his health, and he now asked them to deal with the letter in private and his conscientious grounds in public. The chairman replied that both would have to be taken together, in public or in private. Applicant went on to deal with his conscientious grounds, whereupon the chairman, holding up the letter, asked the 'applicant how he could reconcile his letter with the conscientious objection. Ap- plicant replied that he wanted the letter to be con- sidered in private. In examination, applicant ad- mitted he had composed a song, dealing with the soldiers, but so far he had not 'received any re- >UMI. TIN .nmliuLioii UA. LELFLLS^IL
PENDERYN. VESTRY.—Mrs Edmund Jones (Ysguborfawr) and Mr William Bees Jones (Frondeg) were ap- I ) were up- pointed churchwardens for the ensuing year. Ac- I m'im ill llillfl JLO 10. d, were passed.
CWMTWRCH FESTIVAL.—The annual singing festival of the Welsh Baptists of Y stalyfera and CwnÙwroh was held at Beulah Chapel on Easter Monday. The morning meeting, for children, was presided over by the Rev. W. Jones, Zoar, and the afternoon and evening meetings by the Rev. W. T. Hughes (Beulah) and the Rev. E. D. Lewis (Caersalem). 'Mr D. Thomas, F.T.S.C. (Bridgend) was the con- ductor.
YAYNOR. I VESTRY.-AIt :tbe Easter vestry meeting for the parish, Rev. J. Davies (rector) presiding. Mr David Watham Was appointed people's warden and Mr John James Thomas, rector's warden. The balance-sheet showed receipts £31 7s, but t'he rector pointed out that this amount did not in- clude the handsome dona-tions given to church societies.
BRYNMAWR. I EISTEDDFODIC SUCCESS.—Miss Gwladys Smith won two ,firs't prizes in the open contralto solo and duet competition at the Mountain Asl? semi- national eisteddfod on Easter Monday. She also won the first prize at the Beaufort eisteddfod in the open contralto solo on Good Friday. Our talented townswoman is to be congratulated upon her success. DRUNKENNESS.—Harry Roberts, licensee of the King William the Fourth, was summoned at the local court, on Monday, for being drunk on his own premises. Police-Constables Owen ;and Honey-bun spoke to seeing the defendant in the bar in a state of drunkenness. He was taken into an- other room by his wife. Mrs Roberts, when told her husband was drunk, replied that he had not been drinking there. He had been out all the afternoon, and had just come home. Roberts said he had only taken about half-a-dozen glasses of beer that day. Defendant was fined 10/
I BWLCH. I THE "C.O. "—Speaking here, on Friday, Lady Glanusk (director of Breconshire War Hospital) made some out-spoken comments concerning the conscientious objector. The time was coming, she said, when every available man would have to join the Army. 4
THREE COCKS. I A Fi?E SALMON.—Mrs Glen Kidston (of Gwernyfed), a well-known salmon angler, had a 28?b. salmon to ?ber credit at Easter while fish- ing Tyrc?llan water of the Wye at Erwood.
I LLANELWEDD. I VESTRY.—The annual vestry here was on Tues- day night, Rev. D. L. Davies (rector) presiding. Mr J. Jones presented the accounts for the past year, and 'these were approved and considered satisfactory. The Reetor nominated Mr E. D. Thomas (Welfield) his warden (a position he had held for many years) and Mr J. Jones was re- appointed people's warden. Sidesmen were also ro-appoinited, with the 'following additions, viz., Messrs. J. Powell, W. Roberts, J. Watkins and T. Jones (Station House). The usual Easter of- ferings were given to the Rector, who, in 'tUfU, handed the sum over to the Belgian Relief Funds.
BRILLEY. I WEDDING.—A very interesting wedding took place at the parish church on Easter Monday, the bridegroom 'being Mr William Evans, estate manager, Ebbw Vale, and the bride, Miss Evelyn Morgan, Lower Bridge Court, Brilley (youngest daughter of Mr Thomas Morgan, Blaenglyn, Llangurig, Montgomery). The bridesmaids were Misg H. Hughes (Kendle House, Rhayader, a cousin of the bride) and Miss Powles (Pound farm, Brilley). The bride, who was very tasteful- ly attired in a beautiful tailor-made navy blue serge costume with black velvet hat set off by a white ostrich feather band. She was given away by her cousin (Mr E. D. M. Jones, Lower Bridge Court), and the best man was Mr T. Gittoes (Pentregrove). Rev. Win. Head (Brilley) was the officiating clergyman.
RHAYADER. I THE COLO URS.-Several young men left the town to join the colours, under the group system, on Tuesday of last week. WAR WORK.—Cwmdauddwr ladies recently were given a, tea by the Misses Prickard (Cwm- dauddwr School). Those, who presided at the tables, were Miss Prickard, Mrs Gabe, and Mrs Llewelyn Davies, and they were assisted by wil- ling hands. OBITUARY.—We regret to record the death of Mr Herbert Jones (at the age of 27), Triangle, second son of Mrs Jones, which took place suddenly on Thursday morning. Great sympathy is felt with the mother and brothers in their bitter trial.—Miss Elizabeth Morgan, Tycanol. nassed awav on Thurs- day, after a long and trying illness. General sym- pathy is felt for the berreaved brother and sister. DISTRESS COMMITTEE.—A meeting was held on Thursday. There were present Mr B. P. Lewis J.P. (in the chair), Mrs R. Morgan, Mrs Nicholls, Rev. Corrie James, Rev. D. Maldwyn Jones, Messrs. 0. J. R. Owen, R. Worthing, and Mr Protheroe, newly-appointed clerk in succession to Mr Hamer. The chief matter under discussion was an application for assistance from the Prince of Wales Fund owing to distress due to the war. It was unanimously decided to recommend the case of the applicant to the County Relief Committee. SOLDIER'S DEATH.—With sorrow we heard of the death from wounds on the battlefield in France of Pte. David Phillips, son of Mrs Oliver, The Gam- allt, which took place on April 7th. A very pathe- tic element in the mother's trial was that on the morning of the fatal engagement he stole a few moments to write a few words to his mother, not knowing what might happen during the day. In this letter he intensely expressed his trust in his God, hoping for the best. This note from him reached his mother by the same post as the n<*ws from the War Office that he was dead. Much sym- pathy is felt with the bereaved mother. Reference was made to his memory on Sunday night by the Rev. D. Maldwyn Jones in the Congregational Church, where his mother is a member.
f HOUSEKEEPERS for miles round Builth are well aware that HAMAR'S GENERAL SUPPLY STORES, BUILTH, have an Established Reputation for Selling GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS of the best quality at lowest Market Prices. l' PECIALITIES-Pure Tea, Fresh R-asted O Coffees, Grand Breakfast Bacon, Delicious Butters,; Excellent Cheese. Frequent ConsigO" ments. Families Waited On. Detive,)-ie, It-o,),ipt. ?'tC< Lis(on. ??/'ff? <*<'?' WE CHALLENGE BUILTH FOR OUR TEA.
CWMDU. I EGGS.—No less than 118 eggs were handed iØ at Crickhowell Red Cross Depot last week. 001- lectors were Misses M. Hamer (Pentre-ishaf), Hanwi- (Blaenowni) and 0. Davies (Crescent). AIRCRAFT RAIDS.—Insurance against damage b1 Aircraft can be effected with W. Williams, Cleo, eral Insurance Broker and Agent, Bryncr Sennybridge, and 6, Bulwark. Brecon. All policy issued under Government Guarantee. 60
I KINNERTON- I I EGGS FOR THE WOUNDED.-104 eggs have 1 collected during the month of April and despatch? I to the Radnor Hut at Netley by Mrs Meredith- 1
I LLANBISTER. I SOLDIER FALLS.—Pte. W. J. Davies (K.S.L-I^ and only son of Mr and Mrs R. Davies) was kiliej in action in France on the 2nd ult. I
I PRESTEIGN. ¡- OBITUARY.—Death has claimed, during 10, week, two of the oldest inhabitants, in the per of Mr David Jones, of New Barn, who had reacts the age of 96, and Mrs Pugh, of ScottIe
I LLANFAIRWATERDINE. I I LEAVING.-Rev. H. E. Mason, B.A. (viC I '4 ason, B. A has been offered, and has accepted, the living I IDiddlebury, Craven Arms. I
I HEYOPE. I WouDED.—Over 2,000 eggs were sent from 1 day school to the Knighton Depot during the p*? 12 months. The children write cheering &&, sages on the eggs, and this week Maud Middl?? received a pretty brooch made from the badg?' the Scottish rifles. It was sent by Pte. PenD? (Scottish Rifles) "to a little friend for & thoughtfulness.
WILLEY. I P.M. CHURCH.—The Good Friday gathering \f as usual, a great success. A large number of f tors and friends sat down to tea, the tables bei4 in charge of Mrs Smith and Miss Hardwick, sisted by Mrs Griffiths, Miss L. Hardwick, M1?, Webb, Miss Smith, Mr Hatfield, Messrs. Griifi'ju and others. A service of song, entitled* Davy," was afterwards given in the chapel. (t W. Davies (Presteign) occupied the chair and the connective readings, and Miss Lily Hard presided at the organ.
LLANFIHANGEL-HEL YGE N. EASTER DAY.—The service was very well ot' tended and there was a full number communica^fj The church was beautifully decorated and sk praise is due to Miss Dyke, Cochydwst, and go, R. Lewis, of the Cwm Farm, upon the taste thol displayed in arranging the flowers. The fcl?" ing sent flowers, viz., Mrs Picton Careless, Mi^ff Powell and Creswell, Castle Collw, Miss Dy? Mrs Davies, Cwm, Mrs Davies, Byshant, ￼ several others. The vicar officiated and M Dyke, organist, presided at the organ.
LLANGUNLLO. I FOUND.—William Evans, the consciect'? objector, whose claim for exemption was disall^ ed at the County Appeal Court at Knighton 00. March 31st, who disappeared from that aat(,. who should have reported himself at the E?.? ton Recruiting Office on the 17th ult., but fs?l, to do so, has been found with four other So<?. ists biding amongst the mountains in the & ,treme north of Scotland. They have all been rested by the police on a charge of trespass.
LLANFIHANGEL-RHYDITHON. I PARISH COUNCIL.—This council held their nual meeting on the 15th ult. Mr ThoP?t Moore presided, and there were also pres Messrs. W. J. Evans J. Thomas and H. Dv,,I'o (clerk). It was proposed by Mr Evans, second by Mr Thomas. and carried, that Mr Tho!?? Moore be re-elected chairman for the ens'llg year. Mr Thomas proposed that Mr W. Wat? be re-elected vice-chairman. This was secoD? by Mr Evans and carried. The following '? ?. appointed overseers of the poor, viz., Messrs. j' Owens (CUmaeuewydd) and W. Brick (Penroci?'
NEW RADNOR I GOLF CLUB.—The half-yearly meeting was bQ I the Eagle H('el on Wednesday, Mr H. Duf.-cordon presiding. Half-yearly acco«^rf were considered and passed, and one new meO^ was elected. Mr G. Mills (Post Office) is ?' secretary.
KNIGHTON. I VICTORIA ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH.—The weekly meeting, on Wednesday evening, was oondncted e Miss M. Davies, and a paper on "Self-denial" t. read by Mr J. Richards. There was a good tendance. t EGGS FOR THE WO(:NDED -Tlie mlmber of despatched during April from the police stat1^ here to the Central Depot of the National s Collection for wounded Sailors and Soldiers 864.
LLANDRINDOD WELLS. -1 WESLEYAN CEFURCH.-Pte. C. H. Cartwrigbt, of Headingley College, Leeds, preached t 0 Wesleyan Church on Sunday week He is a ber of the Welsh Unit. de WELSH PARADE SERVICE.—The Welsh pao de service, in connection with the Welsh Unit, 0 Sunday, was at the Friends' Meeting House, wh f the preacher was Pte. C. C. Hughes (Bang0 f Theological College).
THE "EXPRESS" DIARY. I Thursday, May 4th.Private Secretary" Brecon Town Hall. At I Wednesday, May 24th.-Annual Entertainment Gwenddwr CongregationaJ Church
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CEFN-COED. r NVOU-NDED.-Ca.pt. R. T. Evans, lltth Batt. (2nd Gwent), S.W.B., who was wounded in ac- tion in France, is now home here on sick leave. VAYNOR COUNCIL.—The annual meeting of Vaynor Parish Council elected Rev. J. Cararra Davies as chairman for the ensuing year. Coun- cillor Tudotr Davies was appointed vice-chairman. COUNCIL.—Vaynor and Penderyn Council was held at the Union Workhouse recently, when the members resolved that 'Mr D. J. Davies (Hirwain) be appointed chairman for the ensuing twelve ulontlis, a-ud that Mr T. B. Greatoreux. of Pont- sticill, .be vice-chairman. Special expenses for Vaynor parish were £ 440;. Penderyn, £ 220; genera,l expenses (highways). Vaynor, £ 133; Pen- deryn, £ 147; general expenses (sanitary), Vay- nor, £ 43; and Penderyn. £ 47. VESTRY.—The rector (Rev. J. Davies) presided at the Easter vestry for the Cefn-Coed Churches. The following wardens were appointed ;—St. John's (Welsh), Mr W. R. Hughes and Mr Rees Griffiths; St. John's (English), Mr W. H. Riddell and Mr Tudor Davies-, and St. Tudor's Church, Mr George Ablart and Mr .Richard Fencott. Messrs. W. R. Hughes and Tudor Davies were appointed lay representatives. Accounts showed the collections for the vear amounted to £91) 6s lOd.
TALGARTH. I ;i>\Xrchasing your READ1 -TO-" F'AIi cf TAILOR-MADE COSTUME, see D. JONES iwid Oo. 's SELECTION. EVERYTHING for MEN'S and BOYS' WEAR—Straws, Summer Shirts. Suits, Rain- coats, &c.—M. DAVIES & SON, LONDON HOUSE, TALGARTH. NOTICE.—Our correspondent here is Mr D. J. Morgan (stationer and newsagent), to whom noti- fication of local events should be sent. Mr Morgan also receives advertisements and printing- orders for the "Express." EVERY HOUSEWIFE SHOULD STUDY ECONOMY just now and most Talgarth House- wives know that they can get more for their money at EVANS' STORES than anywhere else. If you are not already our customer, JOIN THE CROWD THAT ARE. b731 HOME ON LEAVE.—Pte. John Price, fourth son of Mr Ed, Price, tailor, Trefecca, who at the out- break of the war was on the reserve of the S.W.B., has recently been at home on a few days' leave. I He was through the Dardanelles campaign, where he was wounded by .shrapnel and sent on to Egypt. His many friends were glad to see him looking so well. He has now re-joined his regiment. SINGING FESTIVAL.—There is a good deal of local interest evinced in the forthcoming musical festi- val of the local Free Churches, which Mr W. T. Davies is going to conduct. Every Sunday even- ing there are united practices, the attendance be- ing remarkably good. In view of the proposed federation of ail Free Churches for the formation of the United Free Church, recently suggested by the National Free Church Council, the grouping together of churches for a singing festival is spe- cially opportune.