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VELINGWM. EISTEDDFOD.—A very successful eisteddfod was he!d at the above place ou Easter Monday, under the presidency of Colonel Gwynne-Hughes, Glancothi. Dr Glanviile Morris, Nantgaredig, a-ted as vice- President, and Mr H. Jones Thomas, C.C., Penrhos, very ably conducted. The adjudicators were Mr J. R. Lewis, A.C., Carmarthen, and Mr D. Ehedydrl Jones, Gwernogle. Although the building was very crowded, the order was all that could be desired. The following is a list of the successful competitors Recitation for children under 15, Psalm 13-): 1st, Golomen Fach 2nd, Master John Jones; seven competed. Solo, "Paid am gadael i," for children under 10 1st, M. E. Evans, Monachty two com- peted. Contralto solo, Bwthyn yramddifad" 1st, Miss S. Rees, Llanfynydd. Quartette, Y ddwy Lili" 1st, Cross Hands Party 4 parties competed. Duett, "Gwys i'r Gad": lst, Messrs Davies and | Thomas, Pontyryuyawen; 3 parties competed. Tenor solo, Camfa Llwyn Oun lst, Mr James Jones, Llanarthney 5 competed. E-say, Prit bechodau'r oes 1st, Mr Lewis Jones 1) entered. Solo, Gwnewch bobpeih yn Gymraeg," for children under 15: 1st divided between Miss M. E. Evans and Miss M. Wilian's; 2nd, Miss Nellie Williams; 3 competed. Soprano solo, Yr Esgyd ar y Traeth Miss Kate Jones. Mixed Voice Party, Tra Haulwen Haf two parties competed, Pontyrynyswen and Siloam. Siloam were awarded the prize. Bas3 s >lo, "Y medelwr": Mr Morgan Davies, Cross Hands four competed. For the chief choral compitition, Yindeithgan y Goruhfygwyr," only one choir entered, viz, Siloam Choir, under the leadership of Mr R. Thorn is, Twyn. The rendering was of a highly superior character and the choir was declared well worthy of the prize. Recitation, "Y dalI yn cael ei ohg," 13t, Mr John Davies, Llandilo. Seven competed. Solo, Cvvymp Llewelyn," for those who had n .t previously won a prize, 1st, Mr Davie-, Cro-s Hands. 1 competed. Beet sis verses on Pentref Felingwtn," 1-t, 4 Felin- gwmfab," who did not put in an appliance. Best NVall-ing Stick (hazel), 1st, Mr T. Davies, Aber- cothi 2nd, divided between Mr Thomas Davies and Mr William Davies best Round Basket." Mr 1. Davies, .Abacothi; I)-st Prize Bag," Miss Kate •Tones best Pair of Men's Stockings," Mrs Richards, Velingwm best Pair of Horse Sitoes" suitable for a Carter, divided between Messrs Lowis, Aber- gorlech, Morgans, Cwmparc, and Lewis, Llaiu, Brechfa best" Pair of Horse Shoes suitable for a Hackncy." 1st, half-a-dozen silver teaspoons, given by Mr W. Thomas, Carmarthen, Mr D. Lewis, Gwernogle 2nd, Mr William Morgan, Cwmparc. Seven competed in each class. Mr D. Jones, R.S.S Velingwm, and Mr J. T. Phillips, M.R.C.V.S., j adjudicated ou the above. In addition to the above, special pvizei were given by Mrs Glanviile Morris, j Nantgaredig, and Mrs Davies, Glyncothy, Coth: j Bridge, to the competitors in the prize bag competition. The prize bags were adjudicated by these i;\dies. Mr j J. G. Morgan, ironmonger, Carmarthen, alsj gave a prize of half-a-dozen teaspoons, to the youngest successful competitor in any of the musical contests, which was obtained by Miss Mary E. Evans, Mon- 1 achty. The treasurer of the eisteddfod was Mr Evans, Monachty, and the secretary, Mr W. E. Richards, { Velinswin.

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