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Aberdare Presentation.

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Aberdare Presentation. At the Constitutional Club, Aberdare, on Monday night a presentation of a gold watch and chain and purse of gold was made to Mr. T. D. Jones, deputy- Director of Education under the Aber- dare Authority, in recognition of his services as a member of the committee for a period of seventeen years. Coun- cillor A. P. Jones made the presenta- tion, and referred in eulogistic terms to the recipient's long and faithful ser- vice to the club. Mr. Jones suitably responded. Amongst those present were: Messrs. A. C. Fox-Davies, Unionist can- didate for the constituency; Ted Davies, chairman, Central Conservative Club, Cardiff; H. Hart, secretary to the South Wales and Monmouthshire Foot- ball Association; D. Hammond, R. J. Richards, Conservative Agent, and W. Notton, who presided. Mr. Fox-Davies, on rising to address the members, had a rousing reception. He gave a most practical and edifying address on "Club Life," which was attentively listened to. The musical programme was as follows:—Overture, Mr. R. Everett; descriptive song, Mr. Sam Miles; tenor songs, Mr. Willie Thomas; comic songs, Mr. Arthur Evans, Caerphilly; bari- tone songs, Mr. D. Pennar Williams, Mountain Ash; comic songs, Master Phil Peek, the rising young comedian of Nelson, whose father is an old Aber- darian. Tenor song, Mr. T. Davies, Aberaman. Special turn from the Aber- dare Empire (by the kind permission of Mr. Arthur Norton, manager). Duett, Messrs. W. Thomas and D. P. Wil- liams. fr. D. Hammond proposed a vote of thanks to Mr. Fox Davies and the artistes and also to the director of the programme. This was seconded by Mr. Austin Hughes, Aberaman. 'Mr. T. D. Jones proposed a vote of thanks to the chairman. He was seconded by a gentleman from Cardiff, and the chair- man responded. The singing of "Hen Wlad fy Nhadau." Mr. Rees James taking the solo, and "God Save the King/' Mr. Tom Thomas being the soloist, brought to a close a splendid mneker*

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