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WELSH CHURCH BILL. ___I

:NEW PICTURE PALACE AT BANGOR

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I rEHFOKMANCE OP "CLAUUIAN."

"LA VIE" NEXT WEEK. I

I BARMOUTH COUNCIL ELECTION.

PORTMADOC LICENSING I SESSIONS.I

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WELSH ESTATE SOLDI

THE CHURCHES.I

EISTEDDFOD AT LLANFAIRFECHAN.

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EISTEDDFOD AT LLANFAIR- FECHAN. PRINCIPAL WINNERS. I Under the ailslijeee of the Congrcgatiooal- ists of Llanfairfeehan. a. successful Eisteddfod was held at the Public Haill on Wednesday, the presidents being Mr Charles Fisher and the Rev. Keinion Thomas, Mena-i Bridge. Tlie accompanist- was Mrs H. R. Davies, Iticlmicnd House, and "Caerwyai" diseharocd tlie dluties of conductor. The adjudicators were: Dr. Caradcg Roberts (musk-al), the Rov, R J. I^itchaxd, B.A., Pemmaenmawr; Messrs It. J. ILiigthes, A.R.I.B.A., W. J. Jones Charles Fisher, T..G Morgan, Fred. Neate, J. Ellis Morgan, and Win, Jones, Nurse Hughes, Mrs Wm. Williams, Mrs vVm. Roberts, Mrs D. D. Jones, and "Cae-rwvn." line secretairiial duties were carried out by M-e.,srs Artluur H. Davies, Cattle Building's- and W. G. Bobtvrte, Bri-gydon. ^Amoaiig the principal competitions were;- lea cosy: MLsjs Williams, Gaj"noin-street, Car- rarvcwi, Knitted coat: Mrs Roberts, Peny- biyTn Hotel, Llanifaiitfcehan. Solo (for child- ren under 17 years of age): Phyllis May Clarke, Penmaewniawr. Tenor or baritone soLo: Mr I^etwiss, Pcrtdinorwic, who sang R. S. Hughes' "Dymestl." In delivering his ad- judication Dr. Caradeg Roberts gave some useful adin'tco to sun.gers of descriptive songs. "You must study facial expression and put your copies on one side w'lion simging such ftoivgs," he said. "You must not sing them with your nose on the ecpy." White loaf: Prizes wero awarded to Mrs Lewis, The Laburnums, Lianfairfechan, and Mrs Thomas. Glpnoneiiriig1, Lflan-faiirfeelKin.. D-uett (open): Miss Alcioo Williaans and Mr W. E. Jones, Conway, who were given O!lùe mark more than I the Bamgor duettists who competed against them. Writing a love letter (22 competitors) 1, Misa Thorns, BcdenHi, Llanfairfechan. Walking stick (19 competitors): 1 and) 2, Mr Owen Jones, Lianeiigi-adi near Ll-anfairr M.E., Anigliesx^y; 3, Mr Hugh Ilughee, Penimaen.mawr M:<'e(\l, the adjudicator, said he had never seem a. better stick than the winning one. In the chief recitation coQinpetition four were selected to appear on tho platform. Mr Caer- wyn Roberts, the adjudicator, incidentally remarked that one of the chie-f fa-ults of Welsh reciters was their complete dependence upcn their voices for effect, instead of making use of their faces, eves and ha.nds.. TJw prize was awarded to Mr W. J. Walford, Bangor, who, said the adjudicator, was enough of an artist to hide his artistry. CHALLENGE SOLO. Two vocalists were selected to sing 011 the platform iai tOie ehail.len.ge .solo competition I out of eiight who competed. Dr. Caradog I Roberts congratulated the committee on ar- ranigiaijg that the solos in the competition must be from a certain Handclian work. The prize was awarded to Mr Felix Davies, Ban- ,g,o.r, who sang "The Lord Worketh Wonders" (Judas Maccalbeus), aud was highly eulogised by the adjudicator, who said the air was treated "with the dignity all music by the great master deserves. Miss F. M. Williams, Llanfajtrfccham, was placed second. For a descriptive guide to Llanfairfechan "Cymro" was aiwanled lisalf tho prize, and for a 11 en glyn Mr T. Herbert Hughes, Llanrwst, was awarded the premier prize. A oosnpetitoti' wlnose noon-de-plume was "Ogwen" was awarded the chicl JitrarJ prize. Miss Griffith. Lli.nos Menai. Portdinorwic, TO snccec«fnl in the competition for soprano or contralto. Three, choire--Conway, Pen maellma wr and Llanfairfechanâsang "Great and wonderful are all Tliy works," from Spolir's "Last Judgment, in the chief choral competition, and the prize wa", diyided between Penmaenmawr and IJan- fairfechan. Tho Gwynfor Party (Llanfairfeolian) won the o-etdte competition, a.nd MioRS Annie Jano Williams. Elm Grove, Llanfairfechan, was the successful pianist.

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ANG-LESEY COUNTY COUNCIL.

THE ROKEBY VENUS.

CARNARVON TEACHERS AND THE…

TYDWEILIOG SCHOLARSI AND TEACHERS.

WELSH CHURCH BILL. ___I