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LLANDILO. [BY OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] LLANDILO COUNTY SCHOOL. ANNUAL PRIZE DISTRIBUTION. The Annual prize distribution was held at the Vistoria Drill Hall, on Tuesday in last week. Mr. J. W. Gwynne Hughes, Tregib, presided. The school choir, under the con- ductorship of Mr. J. H. Rees, sang splendidly "The Rising of the Lark." The Head-master, Mr. G. Gwyn Jones, B.A., read the annual report, after which a rifle drill was executed by a team of five school- boys under Col.-Sergt. Cranch. The Hon. Miss Gladys Rice, distributed certificates to the following — Senior Certificates -1, Lizzie Da/ies (with distinction in English and French) 2, Wini- fred Llewellyn (with distinction in Latin and French 3, Agnes Lewis (with distinction in English raid French) 4, Edith Violet Sal- mon <with distinction in English, arithmetic and French) 5, Rudolph Nash Davies (honours papers in English and chemistry, higher papers in algebra); 6. David Emman- uel (honours papers in English and distinc- tion in arithmetic) 7, Daniel Ivor James (honours paper in chemistry) 8, John Matthews (honours paper in English, dis- tinction in arithmetic) 9, David Arnold Thomas (with distinction in arithmetic) 10, John Henry Thomas (with disttnction in Welsh) 11, William Thomas (with distinc- tion in English and mathematics). Junior Certificates :—1, Amy Lewis 2, Tom Davies (with distinction in arithmetic and Welsh) 3, David Tudor Evans (pre- cluded by age from gaining distinction 4, Isaac Evans (precluded by age from gain- ing distinction) 5, Benjamin Harries (with distinction in arithmetic and Welsh) 6. David Marblacy Jones 7, Davi 1 Walter Jones (with distinction in Welsh) 8, Walter Everard Lloyd 9, David Ezekiel Thomas 10, Edward Roland Thomas (with distinction in Welsh aud geography) 11, Gwynrydd R. Williams (precluded by age from gaining distinction). South Kensington Certificates :—1, Ru- dolph Nash Davies (theoretical chemistry, 2nd advanced) 2, David Arnold Thomas (theoretical chemistry, 2nd advanced) 3, Willie Thomas (ditto) 4, Lizzie Davies (theoretical chemistry, 2nd elementary) 5, Isaac Evans (ditto) 6, Wm. Stanley Evans (ditto) 7, Benjamin Harries (ditto) 8, Daniel Ivor James (practical chemistry, 2nd advanced) 9. Willie Thomas (ditto) 10, David Tudor Evans (practical chemis- try, 1st elementary) 11, John Matthews (practical chemistry, 2nd elementary) 12, J. H. Thomas (ditto) 13, Gwynrydd R. Williams (ditto). The School choir sang" Gipsy's Life." Tregib Scholarships, given by Mr. J. W. Gwynno Hughes, on results of Central Welsh Board Examination to the boy and girl ob- taining the highest position in highest Forms :—Lizzie Davies, Form V. John Matthews, Form VI. Internal Scholarships :-Form V., David Arnold Thomas. Form IV. (girls), Amy Lewis Form IV. (boys), 1, David Tudor Evans 2. Tom Davies. Form III. (girls), Mary Griffiths Form III. (upper), William Evans Form III. (lower), Gwilvm Williams. Forms II. and I. (girls), Katie Cook. Forms II. and I. (boys), W. J. Joshuah. Entrance Scholarship renewed for second year:—Amman Valley District.—Girls Dorothy Jones, Form II. Bovs Morgan Lake, Form III. Lemuel Oliver, Form III. —Llandilo District Proper.—Girls Annie Mary Evans, Form II. Priseilla Jones, Form II. Boys James Morgan Davies, Form III. School Prizes :-Form V.—Gir^s 1, Winifred Llewellyn 2, Edith Lewis 3, Edith Violet Salmon. Form III. 1, Ethel Hancock 2, Lizzie Jane. Evans 3, Agnes Thomas 4, Annie Lewis. Forms II. and I. 1, Norah Parry.—Boyc Form VI., 1, David Emmanuel. Form V., 1, Daniel Ivor James; 2, William Thomas. Form IV., 1. Gwynrydd R. Williams 2, Benjamin Har- ries. Form III. (upper), 1, Edward Wat- kins 2, John Samuel. Form III. (lower). 1, J. Howard Thomas 2, Thomas Thomas. Forms II. and I., 1, Evan Evans 2, Tom M. Williams. Natural History Prizes For Collection of Wild Flowers Alice Jenkins and Wm. Stanley Evans. For Collection of Birds' Eggs John Matthew-s. Drill Prizes, given by Major Williams 1 Willie Thomas 2, Edgar Dunn Rees 3, D. Lawrence Jones 4, Thomas Thomas 5, James Morris. The Lord Bishop of St. David's then ad- dressed the meeting, giving sound advice to both pupils a.nd parents of children. A drill with Indian clubs, by the school team, was admirably executed. The trial scene, from Alice in Wonder- land," and a drill with dumb-bells, by the squad, were loudly applauded. Mr. W. N. Jones proposed a vote of thanks to the Hon. Mies Rice. Mr. Ivor Morris seconded, and it was carried. The Hon. Miss Rice responded in a pretty speech. Mr. J. W. Nicholas proposed a vote of thanks to the Lord Bishop of St. David's. The Rev. Wm. Davies seconded, and it was carried. The Hon. W. F. Rice proposed a vote of thanks to the chairman. Dr. W. H. Lloyd seconded, and it was carried. The meeting ended with, the National I Anthem. THE METHODIST GUILD. The Methodist Guild held its weekly meeting on Wednesday in last week. There was a large attendance. The president, Mr. J. W. Jones, occupied the chAir. The following programme, arr-inged by Mr. W. Ewart Jones. was admirably executed :-SonJr, Miss Ceinwen James; flute solo, Master Stuart Bowen Bong, Miss Carrie Edwards dialogue, Mrs. James and Mrs. Owen Rong, Mr. R. T. Evans: recitttion, Mr. D. Roderick; song. Miss Fo?»rs; paper, How to do good," Mr. Herbert Griffiths; song, Mr. Tom Thomas; dialogue. M^serR. Henry 1 hornas and John Evans: sons-, Miss Gladys Thomas; recitation. Miss Morgans; song, Mr. Evun Evans: recitation, Mr. B^n. Jones; competition in reading for females, prize, Miss Mary Jones competition in reidin^ for males, prize divided between Messrs. Henry Thomas and John Evans. Tha rendering of "Hen Whd fy Nhadau" brought an enjoyable evenincr to a cluse. GRAND CONCERT. On Christmas night the annual concert in connection with the Calvinistic Methodist Sunday School waR given at the Drill Hall. It turned out a thorough success. The ball was packed. The arti-tes were Miss May Williams, Llanelly, soprano Mr. Tom Williams, Ammanford, tenor and Mr. D. Davies, Pontardawe, winner of championship prizes and trophies, was tbe bass: assisted by the leading amateurs of the town. Mies AsneB Thomas accompanied with her accustomed ability. Miss Williams possesses a powerful and charming voice, and is rapidly eooming one of our leading sopranos. Mr. Tom 7" Williams is a well-known tenor, and a great favourite at Llandilo; his fine voice was heard to advantage. Mr. D. Davies, with his vigorous and sonorous voice, was well received and appre- ciated. The proceedings opened with selections from a gramaphone under the management of Mr N. Parry. "The Wolf" was rendered by Mr", D. Davies in fine style Hywel and Blodwen was excellently sung by Mrs. Harries and Mr. Tom Williams, who were loudly encored Star of Bethlehem" was beautifully rendered by Miss Williams; t.he duett, "Tell me gentle stranger," by Miss Parry and Mr. J. R. Evans, gave thorough Batisfaction "Death of Nelson." Mr. Tom Williams, was splendidly rendered; Honour and Arms was given by Mr. D. Davies in capital style; duett, "When far 'neath alien skies," Misses Parrv and Griffiths, was much enjoyed "The gnidinsr Light," Mr. Tom Davies was well received; "For all Eternitv," Mias Williams, was artistically rendered and loudly encored; quartette, "I will lift np mine eyes," Misses Parry and Griffiths. Messrs. Arthur Davies and J. R. Evans, was sweetly rendered and appreciated. During the interval selections were {riven from the gramaphone. The second part commenced with the daett "Exool-ior" Messrs. Tom Williams and D. Davies, which was vociferously encored The Swallows" was sweetly sung by Miss Parry; "The Soldier's song" was well rendered by Mr. J.R.Evans; duett, "In the dusk of the twilight," Mrs. Harries and Miss Griffiths, was much enjoyed and loudly encored; "Sound an Alarm," Mr. Tom Williams, was given with splendid expression. The Cottage Belle," Miss Griffiths, was well ™"i1?red; "Yr ArR'lwy(3d yw fy Mugail," Miss Williams, an encore was demanded and was complied with; "Wreckers of Dunraven," Mr. D. 'Davies; duett, "Maying," Miss Parry and Mr. Tom Williams, was capitally rendered. Y Gardoles fach," Mrs. Harries, pathetically rendered; quartette, "Good-night, Beloved" M'ssses Williams and Griffiths, Messrs. T. Williams and D. Davies The singing of God save the Queen brought the proceedings to a close.

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