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SHREWSBURY. WELSH LITERARY MEETING.âA Welsh competitiveII meeting was held on Tuesday evening, Jan. 3rd, in the- Lion Room. T. G. Jones, Esq. (Cyffin), presided. The, meeting commenced by the chapel choir singinjf "Ehedydd Bach Mwyn," after which the chairman de- livered an address, and then Mvnyddog sang, in good. style, Nid dvna'r dyn i mi." The choir having sung- Tyr'd foreu Teg," some recitations in Welsh were given by three children, W. Jones, E. Thomas, and M. A. Evans. Mynyddoggave a second song, and was encored, but. he did not comply, as the programme was a long one. Miss Davies and Messrs Jones, Jones, and Watkins sang- a quartette, at the close of which Messrs J. Watkins, Ebenezer Jones, W. Jones, and W. Hughes competed in. reading, the prize being awarded to Mr W. Jones. Mr E. Jones next recited Piiiieli's Compliments to Wales," and Mvnyddog gave his third song, and was loudly ap- plauded. Mr R. E. Jones then recited Cymry'r Amwythig," and Mr W. Watkin G\vnewch bobpeth. yn Gymraeg." The Cuckoo" was sung by Miss J one# and the choir, and then Water and Fire" was recited by Mr Vaughan and Mr Watkins. After an address by Mvnyddog, the chairman read his adjudication on te.' essays on the biography of "Joshua." There were six: competitors. The first prize was awarded to Mr J. Watkins, and the second to Mr William Jones. Miss. Jones and Messrs Recs and Thomas sang. '"Hark Apollo and Mr W. Jones recited "Cywydd y Daran." Mvnyddog gave a recitation, and then sang "PurioiL. Peth." Extemporaneous addresses were delivered by Messrs S. Evans, J. Jones, and W Hughes, the subject being Pen Punt a chynfTVm diine^ J he prize was given, to J. Jones. After the chorus \r Haf." by the choir, Alynyddog read his adjudication on Hvnodion yr Oes." Three treatises were to hand, and one was received too- late. The first prize was awarded to Mr W. J ones. A rather warm dispute took place between the chairman and. Mr W. Hughes, the latter asserting that all had not had a fair opportunity. After a recitation by Mr R. Hughes, Mynyddog sang Ys weiniaid dimeu Cymru, and was encoreo- After recitations by Messrs Jones anct Watkins, the choir sang "The Bee," and Mvnyddog- Don't start a row.' A vote of thanks to the chairman, with whose name was coupled that of Mynyddog, fol- lowed, and the proceedings terminated with a tale by Mynyddog.

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