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Pentre. On Wednesday evening, at Wesley Chapel, a public meeting in oonneotion with the Tem- perance cause was held, when an excellent address was delivered by the Rev Tertiua Phillips (United Kingdom Alliance), Cardiff, to a very large gathering. The Rev E. W. Davies, Hebron, Ton, presided in his usual style. The remarks of the rev. gentleman were thoroughly appreciated. A collection was made at the close of the meeting in aid of the above cause. On Thursday, Friday, and Saturday even- I ing^ at the Drill Hall, Pentre, Miss Inez Howard's Company paid a return visit to this town in her well-renowned drama "The Span of Life." The audiences on each evening were very large. On Monday and Tuesday evenings, at the Drill Hall, Pentre, Mr Andrew Robertson's Kentucky Minstrels visited the town. The troup consisted of 30 artistes, who thoroughly delighted the audienoea with their perform- ances. The hall was crowded each evening. On Wednesday evening, at the Pentre Church Schoolroom, a lecture in connection with the White Cross League was delivered by Lieutenant-Colonel H. Everitt at the above nlaee. The lecturer treated his subject in an r- excellent manner. The Rev Precentor WiL liam Lewis, R.D. (vicar of the Varish) presided in his usual manner. A collection was made at the close of the lecture in aid of this Society. The amuaal eisteddfod in connection with the Parish Church, Ton, Ystradyfodwg, was held at the Pentre Church Schoolroom on Monday. The oooductor was the Rev John Rees, vicar of Treherbert. The adjudicator, were: Music. Mr D. Peters, Carmarthen; pcetry and prose, Rev T. H. Williams, L.D. (Harri Had Ingli). Tstraa Rhondda; recita- tions, Mr James Ashley, Higher Grade School, Pentre; sewing, Mrs Parry Edwards, Mrs Jonathan Jones, and Miss Rogers. Ton. The accompanist was Miss May Lewis, Vicarage, Pentre. The Chairman was the Rev Precen- tor William Lewis, R.D., Pentre. The com- petitions, which were very keenly contestea re- sulted as follows: -A1 solo, Miss H. E. Jonas, Ten; recitation, Master Edwards,Fern- dale; pianoforte solo, Master Tudor Edwards, Pentre; essay, Mr D. L. Morgan, Ferndale; answering questions from the Gospel; Mr J. W. James, Ton; second, Master A. Edwards, Ferndale; button holes competition, Mrs D. Richards, Pentre; second, Miss S. Williams, Ton; solo for girls, Miss B. B. Jones, Ton; reading for children, Master Evan Edwards, Fatadale; tolo for y, }f¡ast;er Riehards, Ppntre • Tam o' Shanter competition, Misses E Morgan, Pentre, and 3. Mrs Bird, Ystrad; children's „pnu» ™ p o^i Choir, choral competition, St. Peters v conductor, Be* T. W. Welsh, • »M,or sol., Mr JoiattM Jones, HMe, T W *>lo. Mr Tom Bojau, faf, Mr. 'Williams, Ton; second, Mr lom ,„L, Cwmpark; dnel, Mr T.m Jones «4 friend; recitation, Master A. Edwards, Tem dale; Miss lldwarda, Ferndale; nale voice competition, Tylorstown Church Party; solo, mi Joseph Poyle, Ton; chief choral competi- tion, Tylorstown Church Choir; second choral competition, St. Peter's Church Choir, Pentre, under the leadership of the Rev T. W. Welsh (curate); speech on "The Qualification of a Successful Sunday School Teacher," Mr Daniel Morgan, Ferndale. The eisteddfod turned out a anmpftefe 1PIeOdI..

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