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LLANDILO. LLANDILO ARCHITECT'S GOLD MEDAL. At a meeting of the Society of Arclntccts in London on Thursday evening, Mr. Walter lhomas, of Liverpool, presiding, part of the business was the presentation of a gold medal won by Mr. W. D. Jenkins (Llandilo). The President said that he was proud to find that tho medal offered by the society was won for the first time by a countryman of his own. He (the president) was born in Pembroke- shire, and Mr. W. D. Jenkins was born in a neighbouring county. It was unusual to find it candidate who had won all the points of honour as Mr. Jenkins had done, and they should be proud of a young fellow-member who bad qualified himself with such tremen- dously high honours. Tiley all, he was sure, congratulated Mr. Jenkins on his success, and wished him long life and success. (Ap- plause.) Mr. Jenkins briefly acknowledged the presentation. He was proud of the fact that part of his education was gained at Aber- ystwyth where the president also had been educated before him. The School of Archi- tecture recently established at Aberystwyth would, he was sure, be a great boon" to pro- vincial students.—A ballot f(;r the election of new members also took place, and Mr-. W. D. Jenkins was elected.—Mr. William D. Jenkins is a son of Mr. David Jenkins, F.R.I.B.A., M.S.A., arcltitect and surveyor, Llandilo. He wa.s born at Penygroes, Llan- debie, on August 20, 1874, and commenced his education at Penygroes Board School, under Mr. Joseph Price. Subsequently lie attended the Athenaeum School, Llanellv, during the headmastership of Mr. Robert Linn. His education was completed at Christ College, Brecon, and at the University College, Aberystwyth. He received his early training in architecture with his father, and subsequently with the following gentle- men -Mr. T. P. Martin-, Swansea Messrs. J. Davies and Son, A.M.I.C.E. and M.S.A., Llanellv; :\Ir. Edwin Seward, F.R.L.B.A., Cardiff; iJr. Willis Glossop, Chesterfield (surveyor to the district council); and Mr. Frederick Hughes, Worcester. He has also taken pirt successfully in open competitions. LLANDILO CHRISTMAS SHOW. The annual Llandilo Christmas show of fat stock, poultry, dairy and green produce, etc., was lleld at Llandilo on Tuesday last in the Market Place, and was very well attended. The judges for fat stock and produce were Messrs. Dd. Davies (Newcastle Emlyn), and Simon Thomas (Railway Hotel, Ystalyfera), and the steward, Mr. R. James (Tyeanol). For dairy produce and dead and trussed poul- try, Miss Lewis (Panntantwyn Farm, Llan- gendevine), and' Dd. Thomas (Lampeter), judged, and Mrs. Jones (Cilyrvchan), was steward; and for live poultry, Mr. Geo. Rosser (Maesyrhaf, Neath), judged, and Mr. James (Rhvdvffynon), was steward. The following are the award.

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BRITON FERRY NOTES.

LLANDILO.