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The National Eisteddfod.


The National Eisteddfod. PROCEEDINGS AT THE WELSIl OLYMPIA. The proceedings in. connection with php tional Eisteddfod of Wales, which m'e^ts this week, began on Monday evening ^-lii0 meeting of the Commrodorion Section, a jja- tiie subject for discussion, was the p'roPoblT eWis', j tional Library for Wales. Mr. Hetbef after M.P., presided and delivered an ad rcss, bell which Sir John Williams, Bart., s oke. read followed a r,aper by Sir Isambard owen, The in his absence by 'Mr. Vincent Evans' sSiofl> Bishop of St. Asaph opened the Xr-Aiid.^ which was continued by Sir Marchant Mr Frank Edwards, M.P., Mr. Isaac J jjef; and Mr. J. H. Davies, Cwrtmawr. bert Roberts, M.P proposed, and seconded, a vote of thanks to Sir Joh11, arid Sir Isambard Owen. The Ar t0 tljf h ("Hwfa Mon") moved a vote of thanks v. '1'. Chairman, which was seconded by the R ev. J. Job. BARDIC DEGREE FOR THE PRINCESS LOUISE AUGUSTA. niji2- The Gorsedd ceremony, on Tuesday jtjtud^ was a brilliant affair, witnessed by a v°- suf' of people. In addition, to the many ka rounding the Archdruid (lTwfa Mon) Mostyn (President of the Eisteddfo n alld Mostyn, the Hon. Mrs. Savage Mose the others. There was much cheering w Princess Louise of Schleswig-Holstein ad, the together with Mr. H. R. Flughes, of KinJ\, 0O11; Hon. Mrs. Brodrick, of Coed Coch, Miss Mary Hughes, of Kinmel, and the Hughes. ee °\ The Princess received an honorary u vas th,e Gorsedd, and declared to be ini^,ateff0ddeS:i ovate under the name of "Dwynwen,' a 0 ^d known to the mythology of Ynys Mon blue ribbon, the colour of her degree, round her left arm. Among those ad aUreOc? a similar manner was the Elon. Mrs. 3s Brodrick, whose bardic title was 81 "Gwenudolen." et'1'" ° Lord Mostyn presided at the first the Eisteddfod, and Mr. Tom John, 0 e 0 pia, acted as conductor in the P, a ge& "Mabon." The Princess Louise occup1 on the platform. t tfre Mr. William Jones, M.P., presided ,g ge- afternoon meeting. The- number of pr^2 cured for this district were not many. 1 Cair0 for the best translation of "Ystorya j0t0 Mag no" from the Red Book of &c' English, with, a critical introduction an sjon f,° count of the relation of the Welsh vf" rt p other texts, was won by the, Rev. best Hams, senior curate of" Llandudno. T11.0 Glla" biographical and critical essay on "IeVa jjan* Geirionydd" was that of "Glan Mena1' fairfechan. Messrs. T. Williams & rlving- A nw, captured most of the awards for1 wfnie,d Mr. J. Herbert Roberts M.P., oCCh/n "C^>' chair at the concert in the'evening, w orato^0' tivity," Mr. D. Emlyn Evans's new ^0"* was performed, the artistes being /lx Mald^. Davies, Madame Annie Grew, ^r'li<;ts), Humphreys, Mr. David Hughes (v°cai' ;Ch^r; Bessie Jones (harpist), the Nan til's the Eisteddfod choir, of 300 v°ices, a J- teddfod ^orchestra, led by Mr. H. ■HjSrones, 3 e work was conducted by Mr. WrFr* r^ards S°l a miscellaneous programme was ax through. t. poillt rj ■ The disappointment, from a W,el sh-. at of view, of Wednesday's meeting, waf, >. the P'rl the only Welsh choir (Mid-Rhond being awarded to a Staffordshire c