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AN ELEVENTH COMMANDMENT.I

THE CONVEYANCE OF COAL. !

ELFED AND THE GOKSEDD. !

SOUTH WALES MUSICAL FESTIVAL.

¡, LOOKS LIKE WALMSEY." j

G YMNASTIC COM PETITION.

SUICIDE AT PONTYPKIDD.

jTHE CHURCH AND THE WELSH…

| 101,0 MOlMiANWO.

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101,0 MOlMiANWO. Mrs. E\ans, now of St. A than (formerly Jenkins, of Flemingstone ('om t), is one h{ (be f..w- links cemneeting the present with the paut. ||L-r j„.r sonal rcminise'ences of loloMorganwg »ru^\eccdinglv interesting. She describes the cclobmten baid, when as a child she knew him well. He uhvav. carried a stan.andwore his hat turned up iiehind, w hile- li s hair fell long over his shoulders, Mrs. Evans renicm Iwrs hi in wearing white .stov-kings, low shoes, but no gaiters, and his coat w;v« much weather-lie-aten. Mis Evans iet^ci\ed her eailiest edueatiem in the school of. I'eggy Williauts, Tolu's daughter, who, instead of' teaching the alphabet and spelling, taught her pupils. to recite long POIHII"; in Welsh, follow ing the bardic system of committing endless verses to Uicmorv. This methexl of tuition has left its indelible traces, for Mrs., Evans' memory is still wonderfully vigorous. I'eg^' Williams' pupil tells the following story E\vrv.- afternoou Edward Williams liscd to go to sleep, (Of) owing to chronic asthma he had not rested in bed for- years. While lolo slept his wife went down to the- village shoemaker's to gos-sip, and his daughter Peggy went elsewhere. When l0k> awoke, ho would get go to the door, and ring a baud-bell very Toudh, whereupon the neighbours w ould say. There is Edward Williams ringing the deckers' bell The two women would hurry in, and then tea would IM> served." The kettle was always on one bob," says Mrs. Evans, and the teapot on the other, and teA was available from morning till night."

^THREE PINTS OF BRANDY,

EGLWYSILAX SCHOOL BOARD. !