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! ! Eisteddfod at Llandovery.

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Eisteddfod at Llandovery. On Monday a meet successful eisteddfod vas held at Llandovery. In tli3 absence of Mr J C V Pryse Rice, J.P., Lhvynybr.tiu, the chair was occupied by h:s Worship the Mayor, Mr T Jore?, Llanfair Grange. The follow ing are the awards :— Children's choir, "Plant y Wlad." The first pr.ze was awarded to Salem Juvenile Choir (leader, Mr Willi-m Thomas). For the best stanza (Welsh or English) to the Ll,;i,Ct Jc)iiEs ard V; Rr Prifchard Drill IIall nnd A?serr,bly-rooms. Nine competed btt, Mr William Jone; Uilfadl, Lianwfda, Tenor solo, I" Gwlid y Delyn." Six(ecn com- peted divided between Mr Jeffries, Vsm dgyd ds, and Llew Davies, Llandilo. E-?ay 011" Y Cytdlur. Goren j Weill Masnach." Diuded between Mr David Evans, master cf ths Union, Llandovery, and Mr Herbert Davies, Trecastle. Soprano solo. "I know that my Redeemee liveth" 1st, Miss Gwen Davies, Noyaddwen, Trecastle. Anthem, II Dvddiau dyn syeld fel glaswelltyn." Five choir3 competed, viz, Llwynher.dy, Llan- ddcupant, Treeasile, CWiIJd wr (Half-way), and Penygroee. B,t, Csiud-r, th3 leader being Mr John Mcrgen. Pianofoit9 solo; six competed, and the prizes were awarded to Master Richard John Jones, Brynamman, and Miss Agnes Lewis, Rhyd- amnian. Patty of 12, Angels ever bright and fair." Two parties competed, viz, Brythoniaid (Brynamman), and Dyfii (Llandovery). Best, Brynamman (leader, Dan Jones). Congregational tune, "Henryel" Two choirs competed, viz. Llanddeupant and Cwmdwr (Half- way). Beot, Llar.ddeusaot, under the leadership of Mr Thomas Thomas. Best pair of knitted stockings, Mrs Jones, Castle- street, Llandovery. The adjudicator (Mrs Lewis, Violet Cottage) gave a second prize to MISJ Jane Morgan, Tanyeastell, Trecastle. G'ec, "Awelon y bort-a ("Breezes of Morn- ing "), ;f;.3. Two parties competed. Best, Cyfeillion, Brynammtm. Brass Band Contest.—March past quick step. This contest created great interest, and was witnessed by the whoie town. Eight bands com- peted, viz., Trebnnos (Swansea), Llwynhendy, Temperance (Ystalyfera), ot. John's (Pontyberem), Bettws and Ammanford, Cwmmawr (Perygroes), Abercanaid Rechubite (Metthyr), and Brynamman, Best :-St. John's, Pontyberem. Male Voice Party.—" Martyrs of the Arena £10. Two parties competed, viz, Brynamman and Llanwrtyd and District. Be3t Brynamman. Leader, Mr John Jones. Wtlsh Itocitatiiii.-Ptiz.- given by Mr J R James, Llandovery. Fomtecn competed. Best:— Mr William Morgan, Brynmawr, Trecastle. Contralto sclo.—" He was Despised." Eight competed. Best: —Miss Sarah lhnicls, Llanelly. Best Walking-stick of Natural growth.-lot given by Mr Jamee, Tioedrhiwresgor; 2nd by Mr T Gwenlais, Davies, of the Greyhour.d Inn 3:d by Dr Williams. Twenty-eight competed Best, Mr lhomas Davies, CAmcowddu, Llangadock 2nd Mr Jones, Do'iachdon,Cilycwm 3rd., Mr Thomas, Cilycwm. The adjudicators were Alderman Ihomas \V«tkins, of Tycerrig, Llandovery, and Mr T Gwenlais Davies, Solo, "Twrgwyn," by persons not under 60 years of age. Ten tomptftd. Prizes awarded to Mr Thomas Theophih;s, Cilycwm, and Mr David Jamee, Ynyswen, Myddfai. Brass Band Contest, Geni3 of Sootia." 1st prize. L 12 2nd, q5 third, £ 3. Eight bands com- peted, Tiz, Trebsms (Swansea), Llwynhendy, Temperance (Ystalyfera). St John's (Pontyberem), Bettws aod Ammanford, Cwmmawr (Penygroes) Abercaniad Rechabite (Merthyr), and llrynatnlnan, Best, Temperance Bund, Ystalyfera 2nd, St John's. Pontyberem 3rd, Abercanaid Rechabites. Elegv to the late Mr D Lloyd Jones.—Bast, Mr Willi am Jonej, Llwyndynaweel, Cilycwm. Chief Choral Competition, Worthy is the Lamb," £ 20. — Four choirs competed, viz., Soar Choir (Llwynhendy). Brynamman Choral bcciity. Buiith Cnorrd Sot uty, and Trecastlc and District United Chuir. The prize was divided between Brynamman end Builth. The Eisteddfod conductor was the Rev J. Williams, vicar of Llansamlet. The adjudicttors were :—Music, Mr Tom Stephens, Pentre, Rhondda, and Mr Rhys Thomas, F.T.S.C., Ystradgynlais. Brass band contest, Mr J. Partington, contest adjudicator, Bolton, Lancashire. Instrumental, Major Tudor Lloyd-Harries, Llwyndewi, Llangadock, and Mr J. H. Winter, the College, Liandoveory. Literature, Watcyn Wyn, Ammanford. Accompanist, Mr Luther Owen, Professor of Music, L'anelly. The secretary was Mr John Rees, Gloucester House; while Alderman Jonah Watkins, Old Bank, acted as treasurer.

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