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DEAR MR. EDITOR.—I trust you will allow me to express the heartiest possible wishes for the success of your paper. It is hardly necessary for me to say that the LONDON KELT is appreciated by all the Cambridge Welshmen who have, as yet, had an opportunity of reading it, and if it keeps up the high standard it has reached in its first three numbers, I venture to predict that it will attain a circulation among Welshmen in England which will be pheno- menal, so far as Welsh newspapers are concerned. Cambridge. T. J. RREs. In the last month's issue of Chamber's Journal one finds an interesting article upon the Welsh in Patagonia. It gives a somewhat sad account of the first few years of the Welsh settlers in that strange country, whose peculiar natural features were un- known to the emigrants, many of whom were simply miners without any knowledge of the simple rudi- ments of farming even in their native country, and hence their failure at first. However affairs have been since gradually improving, till the litt'e colony is now in rather a flourishing state. Gold has been found in fairly abundant quantities in one part (,f Patagonia. Some enthusiastic critics prophesy that it will be the California of the Future. The annual banquet of the Honorable Society of Cymrodorion was held on Wednesday evening last, at the Whitehall rooms, Hotel Metropole, and was a great success as usual. Among the brilliant company assembled were noticed Sir James and Lady Szlumper, Sir John Puleston, Brynmor Jones, Q.C.. M.P., Dr. Isambard Owen, Proffesor Rhys, Stephen Evans, J P., T. H. Williams Idris, J.P., L C.C., H. J. Williams, L.C.C., and Vincent Evans. Sir John Williams, Bart., presided.

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