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Record of Coming Events.


iThe Passing of 1908.

Presentation to the Vicar.

The Blizzard.

Mail Van "Held Up."

The Milk Supply.


Local Prize-winner.


School Club.

The Local Eisteddfod.

Coal Famine on the Hillside.

Much Appreciated.

Christ Church.

The Free Church Council

Trinity Church.


Family Notices




CHRISTMAS DAY COMPETITIVE MEETING. The annual Christmas Day competitive meetirg held by the Welsh Wesleyan Churctes was as usual a great success this year. Much interest was taken in all the events, and that they were enjoyed by the large tudiencecannot be doubted. The successful competitors were as follows — Singing: Challenge solo (for silver cup given by Mr Kerfoot Hughes, Rhyl). won by Mr Thomas Roberts, Gwaenysgor. Miss Eunice Williams (Prestatyn) was awarded the prize for a solo for those under 16, while Miss Victoria Wilson (Gronant) was first, and M'ss Ellen C. Jones (Prestatyn) second in a solo for those under 12. Miss E. Davies (first) and Miss M. E. Parry (Gwaenysgor) and Master Albert Davies (divided second) were successful for those under 9. Gwespyr Children's Choir (conductor, Mr Alun Nicholson) had the honour to divide the prize with the "Horeb" Choir (conductor, Mr Charles Williams), the latter choir having tak<n the prize in this competition four times in succession. There was a medal (presented by Vlr O. H. Hughes) for the conductor, and as the prize was divided, another medal will be supplied from the funds. Four Friends and Eight Friends coiducted by Mr James Roberts, were suc- cessful in the quartette and double quartette. recitations The prize for the chief recit- ation was awarded to Mr Thos. Hughes (Ryiiiau), Master J. E. Parry (Prestatyn) bøng second. Miss Nellie Ellis (Nant Mill) g3:te the best recitation for those under 17. Fq- children under 12, Miss M. A. Parry (fist). Miss Maggie Ellis (second), and Miss E C. Jones (third) were the winners. The prze was divided between Miss M. E. Jones aid Master Ed. Ellis in the recitation for tbjse under 9. Mr J. Simpson and Mr Geo. Jones divided tie award for the translation from English to Yelsh, the former also winning the one from Velsb to English. Mr George Jones was the successful com- Jjser of eight verses on "Old Age Pensions." In the drawing and handwriting competi- tons Master Ivor W. Williams was first in loth, and Master T. Caradoc Williams second n the latter. Mr J. Cunnali, who was to have presided, 'ailed to be present through illness, but sent i donation of £ 2 2/- Rev. E. Mostyn Jones conducted the proceedings. Mr J. Benn proposed, and Mr Parry Williams seconded, a vote of thanks to all who had worked so indefatigably for the success of the meeting. The adjudicators of the various competitions were: Music, Mr John Jones (Glas Alaw) recitations, Rev. M. F. Wynne and Mr Robt. Jones poetry, Rev. T. O. Jones (Tryfan), Rhyl; translations, Mr T. R. Roberts handwriting, Mr Thomas Owen (Moliden) drawing, Mr Robt. Thomas. Miss Pascall was the official accompanist. The energetic secretary was Mr T. H. Thomas, and the treasurer Mr P.J. Williams,