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I Ystradmynach. On Wednesday evening last an entertain- ment and presentation meeting was held at Betbaxua C.M. Chapel, under the presidency of Mr J. Lloyd. The church and congregation had decided to express its appreciation of the valuable services of their organist, Ki8 Gretta Rhys Beechfield, Hengoed, who had been most faithful to the cause,, and has acted as organist to the church for years, and at the meeting on Wednesday a beautifully designed and artistic silver afternoon tea service was presented to her. Miss Bees in suitable terms acknowledegd the same. Several of the members addressed the meeting. The follow- ing inscription was engraved on the silver tr.ay;- Presented to Miss Gretta Rhys, by the Bethania Church, as a token of their esteem and appreciation of her valuable services as organist, February 22nd, 1899. The following programme was gone through: — recitation, first psalm by Master Llewellyn Davies; song "There is a green hill far away" Miss Esther Giwilym; recitation, "Y milwr bach" Master W. John Jones; song, "I have got a fiddle," Master Idris R. Rhys; recita- tion, "A nasty ride," Miss S. Ann Jones; song by Miss May Meyrick; recitation, "Ni wrthodir neb a ddaw," Miss Alice Davies; glee, "Gwaitfo i boli- un," by Mr Griffith Lloyd and party; recitation, "Y bywyd gwyn," Miss CatheriSe Snell; song by Mr Williams, Llan. bradach; dialogue, "Rhanu'r dusen," W. Parry, M- Meyrick and M. Humphries; song by Mias Gsetta Rhys; recitation, "Against pride in clothes," Miss M. A. Gwilym; eong, Mias Maggie Humphries; dialogue, "Dillad," M. A. Lloyd, and M. Hughes; rendering of "Hyfryd Ganaan" by the choir; recitation, "Plarfad y Niagra," Mr T. Davies, Ffrwd, song, Miss gary Meyrick; recitation, Wesyl tip in" Mr W. Parry; tune, "Pan giliscr nwl, Mr G. Lloyd and party; recitation, "Pa bet sy n faardd," Miss A. Rhys; recitation, Tbe nursery man," Mr R. Jones; eong, Miss M. Humphries; recitation, "The battle of Blen- heim," Mr W. J- Jones* song, Mr Edward Pugh; recitation. "Curfew Bell," Miss Edith Humphries; rendering of "Noah yn yr Arch' by the choir. After the usual votes of thanks « very interesting meeting was brought to a close.


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