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CEMMES ROAD EISTEDDFOD.

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CEMMES ROAD EISTEDDFOD. The following address (in Welsh), which we were unable to publish last week, was given at the concert in the evening, by Mr. David Howell, who presided :-After the able and interest- ing addresses delivered by the Presidents at the previous meet- ings in the English language, I shall say very little, and that little will be in Welsh. We may congratulate ourselves on the success of the present Eisteddfod. I could not help feeling some satisfaction, in witnessing the large assemblage of people here to-day, that I had been able to give some help years ago to bring the railway to Ceinaies Road." I first gave the station that name, which is now so widely known. Without the railway these great gatherings could not have taken place. I was much pleased to observe the desire manifested to have the Maldwyn Eisteddfod annually held for the future. (Cheering.) One of my earliest recollections is that of a Montgomeryshire Eistedd- fod, held some fifty years ago under distinguished patronage at Welshpool. What brings it to_ my memory is that a relative and friend of my own, the late Gwilym Cyfeiliog, acquired honours there as a bard. But what made that meeting chiefly celebrated was that it was the occasion of bringing to light the poetic genius of Eben Fardd as the author of the awdl on the "Destruction of Jerusalem," when the bardic chair was awarded to him by Gwallter Mechain. Why should not the usefulness and fame of Montgomeryshire Eisteddfodau increasingly continue? I may be excused for adding a few words to what has been so well said already in allusion to our late lamented friend and neighbour, "Mynyddog." I feel a degree of pride in l,eing i native of the same parish with one who has been not inaptly called the Burns of Wales." I hold in my hand a copy of his will, making the provision, with which you are acquainted, for a scholarship, open to natives of Montgomeryshire, at the I niver- sity College of Wales. I feel myself somewhat in the position of Antony, when reading Ciesar's will, standing by his dead body. I wish I were possessed of Antony's eloquence, so as worthily to lay before you the claims of Mynvddog on the gratitude of his countrymen. His poetical works, which I hold in my hand, are universally read and appreciated by Welshmen all over the world. The subscription for a memorial to him was well started at the meeting of the committee held this morning, under the presidency of Sir Watkin, who put his nam; down for £ 29. Mr. Davies, M.P., of Llandinam, subscribed £ 15. A handsome sub- scription is confidently expected, to which all will have an opportunity of contributing! We will now proceed with the ex- cellent programme laid before us

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