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MR. LLOYD GEORGE'S VISIT TO BARRY. 0. SPEECH AT A CADOXTON ENTERTAINMENT. AN ELOQUENT WELSH ADDRESS. At the Zion Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Cadoxton, on Good Friday, a public tea meeting was held. The following is a list of the ladies who very kindly presided at the tables :—No. 1, Miss M. E. Edwards, Board School, and Mrs. J. R. Llewellyn, jBarry Dock Xnrx -No. 2, Mrs. Tom Roberts and Mrs. Hughes, Morel-street; No. 3, Misses Miles, Hatch Cottage No. 4, Miss John, Merthyrdovan. and Miss Morgan. Vere-street: No. 5, Mrs. Davies, Castleland-st., and Miss John, Merthy- dovan. The tables were very nicely arranged and decorated. Over 300 sat at the tables during the afternoon and, thanks to the indefatigable assist- ance of Misses Davies (Main-street), Miss Davies (Vere street), Mrs. Davies (Kenilworth-road), Mrs. Davies (Holton-road), and Mrs. Evans (Yore- street), everything was carried out in the most efficient manner. In the evening a very enjoyable entertainment was given, Mr. D. Lloyd George, M.P.. being in the chair, when the following programme was gone through Organ recital, Mr. John Oliver James sleighing song. Band of Hope rccitation, Hortius," Mr. David Burton glee, HenGyrnru fv Ngwlad." Mr. J. D. Davies and party recitation, ■' Little drop of whisky," Miss Agnes James recitation, My dead dolly." Miss Edith Miles recitation, The evening bells," Miss Park recitation, There is a green hill," Miss Bessie James solo, The gate ajar for me," Miss Morgan song, The pilgrim of the night," Miss Kassie Evans pianoforte solo, Miss Jenkins, Mill Farm song, "The exile of Cambria," Mr. Yorath (Eos Havod) recitation "Boxer of Ceffyl Blaen." Mr. W. Roderick organ recital, Mr. I D. W. Thomas soug, On the banks of Allen Waters," Miss Miles recitation, Prince Albert y Ci," Mr. Willie Davies; song, Miss Riddler recitation, "The level cross- ing," Miss Kassie Evans Ar ol bod yn Darllen," Band of Hope recitation," The curfew must not ring to-night," Miss Miles: song, Master Evans recitation, The cause of England's greatness," Miss S. A. Jones song, Gwraig y Cadben," Mr. Joseph Evans: recitation, "A glwysoch chwi 'roed ffasiwu betb." Mr. Edward Jones "The barrel is a mighty foe." Band of Hope song, Mae'n Gymro byth," Mr. Williams. Main-street; Darllen ar y pryd, gwobr. Is.—cvdfuddugol, Miss Ellis, Holton, and Mr Tom Lewis. Iddesleigh-street; glee, Gwenau y Gwanwyn," Mr. Joseph Evans and party song, ''Mae'n Xghalon yngNghymru," Mr. J. D. Davies song, Miss Masters glee, Y Goedwig," Mr. J. D. Davies and party song, The Children's Home." Miss Riddler; finale, The National Anthem, Hen Wlad fy Nhadau the solo was sung t)y Eos Havod. Regret was ex- pressed at the absence of one of the vocalists, Mr. J. H. Evans (Eos Wysg).' through indisposition. A special word of praise is due to Miss Edwards, the leader of the Band of Hope, for the efficient manner in which she trained the children who took part in the proceedings. The pianoforte solo which was played by little Miss Jenkins, of Mill Farm, was a perfect treat. During the evening, Mr. Lloyd George, who was accorded an excellent recp.ntion. addressed the lneetincr. Mr. Lloyd George, who was accorded an excellent I'pcpnr.iOTI- noorpssprt thp mp.P.t,Ïn<r. Mr. Lloyd George. M.P., said that he had been commissioned by Mr. Arthur Williams to express his sorrow at being prevented by his engagement at Barry from being present among them. 1 (Cheers.) He (the speaker) was very glad to be present that night, as he understood the meeting had a special connection with the Sunday School. Wales was very greatly indebted to the Sunday School. Let them compare the condition of the labourers of England and Wales, and see which were higher in civilisation and refinement. (Hear, hear.) On holidays the English labourer went to the football field, or to see athletic sports or horse races—anywhere where he could view the excel- lence of sinew and limb and body. The English- man forgets that there is more than one part to man. Theologians teach that there are three parts to man but to his present purpose it wa.s sufficient to say that man had two p irts—mind and body. This lesson Wales had long sincii learnt. (Loud cheers.) It was to the Sunday School that Wales was indebted, to a great extent, for this lesson. It had civilised Wales, and it had helped to develope her mental qualities. It had taught Welshmen to read: And this in itself opened up to them a new world. In Barry Dock, for instance, they saw everything material, coal, I and trains, and steamers, but thic in itself would give them little chance of seeing something to beautify and ennoble life. (Hear, hear.) The Sunday School had not, only taught them to read, but it had supplied them with literature, for its taste and beauty of incomparable merit. In the Sund"y school they bad a pure atmosphere, pure company, pure literature. (Applause.) Through the teaching of the Sunday School Wales had learnt that she had other duties than merely to train the body, and she had therefore in her every element which goes towards making a nation great. The Sunday School had developed her character and her genius. It was like Jacob's ladder. The lower rungs were low enough for the weakest and most insignificant to step on to and the highest were as high as the home of the Creator himself. (Loud cheers.) Continuing in English, Mr. George said that Wales had in her the elements of a great nation because she had had the intellectual and spiritual training which ware necessary to the iuatt.111^ ui it j4ie.iu niiijioii. one wiio ituu (1, nation numerically she was not a nation of book- makers or sportsmen; but she was a nation of character, a nation that had been taught to suffer, to work, and to develope. (Applause.) Let them not think a nation was great in pro- portion to the extent of her territory or the num- ber of her people. Russia was the most extensive country in the world, and hsr people were among the most numerous. But Russia wa-a a, small and a despicable nation. In another part of Europe they would find a nation nestling among the hills that had kept intact her independence and her liberty, a nation that had had a great Puritan and educational training, and though her acres were few, and her numbers were scanty, it was acknow- ledged that Switzerland was one of the greatest nations of Europe. (Loud cheers.) In the same way. Wales had the elements within her of a great and a noble nation. Let them work hope- fully, prepared even to suffer and to sacrifice for their country's good and Wales would be a nation that civilisation would be proud of. (Loud and continued applause.)



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