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Presentation Meeting at Treforest. Last Saturday was a red letter day with tho Ivori'.es of Treforest, wnen Mr Evan Hopkins, secretary of the "Craig-y-Fforest" Lodge, was presented on the occasion of his tenth anni- versary as .secretary ci' this branch of the- Order of Ivontes. W. E. Thomas occu- I the chair, and Bro. T. Hug-hes the vice- The had generously invited sev- eral of the prominent Ivorites of the neigh- bouring lodges, and the following responded. Mr R. (t* Hushes. "Seron Cymru;" Mr John Mcrgan, "Gwenynen Hafod;" Mr Daniel Jen- kins, "Ley.shon y Graig;" Mr Evan Howell, Dewi Aur, "(Twvnfryll- Mr- Abednogo Jenkins, "Arghvy!.] Nelson;" Mr 21. Jones. "Trehafod: Mr John Jones, rhondda;" Mr T. Thomas, "Maen Chwyf;" and Mr W. Humphreys, "Llys Gomer." After the inner man had been satisfied, and t-he tables cleared, an entertainment was held, in which th0 following took part: Singers Messrs B. Lewis. Cymmer; Jones, Porth; and T. Hughes, Treforest. After the opening song had^ been given, the cliairman called upon th» he\ T. Davies to present the dispensation (winch was framed in solid cflk). Mr T. Jones presented the desk, and Mr T. Lewis a purse containing ten pounds, heing one pound for cveiv year the object of the presentation had served them as secretary. Suitable addresses were delivered by those making the presenta- tions on behalf of tho lodge. Mr Evan Hop- kins feelingly responded to the kind senti- ments of the. lodge, thanking one anil all for the great respect that had been shown that evening. In reviewing tho work of the lodge for the ten years he had been secretary, he presented the, following figures -Value" of the funds of the lodge on December 31st, 1888, £ 1,202 17: 3d; present valu'e, £ 1,887 3s lid; incrcaso during ten years. £684- 6s 8d. They had paid out in benefits during the same per- iod In sick pay. £ 1.242 4s 9d: funeral dona- tion, £ 330; total, £ 1,572 '.8 9d. Number of members on January 1st, 1883, 118; liurme^ of members on January 1st, 1899. 138; in- crease. 20. In conclusion, ho expressed his great indebtedness to the members for the beany manner they had ecooperated with him to moka the lodge an undoubted success. Had h. not received their support, he would not have been able to present them with such satisfactory results. Mr Hopkins was recent- ly elected president cf the Pontypridd Dis- trict of True Ivorites, where, no doubt, he will prove an efficient officer. At the conclu- sion of the presentation most of the guests delivered addresses suitable to the occasion, all uniting in expressing their high apprecia- tion of the noble services rendered to the lodge by Mr Hopkins. Dewi Aur, Cyfaill, and Mr R. G. Hughes presented verses which they had composed for th3 occasion, and which were well received by the N f I- the usual votes of thanks had been dealt with,, the meeting concluded by singing "Hen NVIttl fy NhaJau." Wele dorf o IVibion llafur, Cyfeiilgcrol hd ddyngarwyr, Wcdi dod yn nghya i wipdda, A chyllwyno h-eirdd dry-ora'. Ffyddlon was gydd Yll teilyn^ii Cael yn wir ei unrhydoddu, Ydyw'r diwog Evan Hopcyn, Doiiiol, siriol iawn, a dillyn. Hoffi mac y "rheol euraidd," Medd ar galon fawr Iforaidd; Eh:nv Samaritan, was tyner, ft.el at frawd pan ntcvn cyfyngder. 1 Hefyd hoff o Wlad y C'enhi, A'r hen Omera,eg, iaiUi ddillyn; Lienor doeth yn Haven o vni, Gwr yn ddiau eitl farddom. Doeth a chywir ysgrifenydd "Craig-y-Fforest, a chofnodydd, Manwl iawn, a uiymhongar, A brwdfrydig Ifor gweitligor. Plcsor yJyw cael cyflwyno "Arluu" hardd yr Undeb iddo, A thrysorau eur-aidd ere ill. Fel ad-daliad bach i'r cyfaill. Hwn sy'n meddu ar elfenau, Cariad, cyfeillgarwcb, gorru; Ar wirionedd saif heb syflyd, Rliai'n yw rhiniau pur oi fywyd. Duw yr hedd o'i ras a roddo Iddo einioes hir i weithio, Ac i gyrhaedd doeth amcanioi., 1 Lleddfu eisiau llu o gleifioii. Crefydd bur a difrychoulyd Ydyw hanfod fawr ei fywyd. Hedd yn llifo, geiff fel afor,- Palmwydd gwyrdd ac euraidd garo". R. Gwyngyll Hughes*. Hen "Erthygl Credo" miloedd yw Na ddylai'r byw gael elw, Rhygymir beunydd ar y nod, ly "A fyno glod, boed farw;" Ond brodyr Craig y Fforest sydtf Yn gwadu'r "ffydd" yn groexx. Er fod gan lafur dyfal sail I ddysgwyl cael anrhegicu, Mae awr eu derbyn hwy, er kyu, Yn toddi'n Uyn y galon; A'r ysbryd haelfawr sy'n eu dwyn Yn dyblu swyn y rhoddion. Mae Ilafur gonest blwyddi maith Yn uwch na iaith hyawdledd; Ffyddlondeb geir fel boglyn aur, N en ros ar fronau rhinwedd; Tra mae mynegfys bywyd gwyn A'i bwynt i fryn anrhydedd. Ei'alhti'r a yr aur o'r pwrs I gynal cwra bodolaeth; Ond Baif y "Bwrdd" y nfyw goffhaA 0 gariad a rhagoriaeth; 11 A'r hardd arwyddlun ar y mur Yn fri i Wir Iforiaeth. Cyfaill. Haeddawg, manol swyddog mwynwawr wete, Anwylir yn ddirfawr; Yw ein Evan Hopkin hyfawr, Craig y Fforest deg honent gawr, D'oes dim chweg, ail anrbegion-i loewi Gwyl awdt swyddogion; Ddyd fri. ar y ddiwyd fron, Ac heli ddewra'r galon. Nod boddlonrwydd, rhwydd a rhadâ Cyfeillion o brofiad; (ewjllvs Yw'r anrhegion mwynion mad, A chofion o'i ddyrchafiad. Ein llywydd adranol llawenâhefyd Yw Evan, frawd trvlen; Yn ei bareh dringed yn ben- Hynt Dewi Sant, a'i awen. Y bwrdd ysgrifenu heb baid, --ac RUt". Ac oriel Iforiaid; Er cof gwresog ganddo gaid,, I loni'i weithiol enaid. Senghpuydd. Dewi Aur.

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