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Gohebiaethau. THE L.C.C. ELECTIONS. To the Editor of CYMRO LLUNDAIN A'R CELT. DEAR SlR,-I am surprised no one has seen fit to reply to the letter of a follower of the Duke of Norfolk in your issue of February 9th last, and yet it should be rather a matter for congratulation that the many readers of your paper are able to rise above and re- gard with disdain such an inflammatory and contra- dictory epistle. It is characteristic of the Moderate party to appeal to the Caesar of Self, and worthy of their Bricks and Blankets'" methods of fighting, to put forth that appeal upon a false issue. As a matter of fact the L.C.C. in their General Powers' Bill do not seek for anything new, in the matter of milk supply. They only seek to confer similar powers on all the various local bodies, some of which at present are able to establish depots. "Devonshire Cream" is wilfully misleading when he omits to state what the milk depots exist for. There is not the remotest intention on the part of the local bodies to provide anything except "modified milk" for the feeding of infants, which is not at present supplied by milk vendors generally. There is here no unfair and unjust competition," and when it is known that the dairymen are fighting against what is avowed by all sanitary experts to be the best cure known for in- fantile mortality, it will not redound to their credit. To place trade before health is to return to the middle ages, and even to the times of the Norman Barons. The Municipal Reformers are against municipal trading, says "Devonshire Cream"; yes, they are against everything which makes for the good of the common people, as distinguished from the benefits accruing to the classes. Devonshire Cream does not give us any information as to what these people with a newly-hatched name are in favour of. Then let me enumerate a few 1. Handing over London to the Trusts for the electric supply. 2. Handing over the schools to the priests for management. 3. The leasing of municipal monopolies to com- pany promoters. In fact any project for relieving the burdened rate- payers of profitable and remunerative investments, has the entire and hearty support of the Ducal Gang," as they hope to keep the cream (Devonshire and otherwise) for their own consumption, leaving us the poor ratepayers to fight for the skimmed." Welsh dairymen do not be misled. Nac anghofiwch. Na choeliwch na'r Due na Devonshire Cream," ond rhowch eich llais a'ch pleidlais dros y blaid, o'r hon y mae pump o leiaf o'i phleidwyr yn yr etholiad presennol yn Gymry glan.I am, &c., WELSH CHEESE.
NEW TOWN HALL, WOOLWICH. The Eighth Annual Welsh Concert. (On behalf of "Bethel" Welsh Congregational Church, Woolwich), will be given in above Hall ON THURSDAY, MARCH 7th, 1907. under distinguished patronage, By the following eminent Artistes:- Soprano Miss EDITH EVANS Contralto Miss GWLDYS ROBERTS Tenor Mr. THOMAS THOMAS Baritone Mr. DAVID EVANS Harpist Mr. FRED BARKER TP LONDON WELSH MALE VOICE CHOIR. Conductor—Mr. Merlin Morgan. Accompanist and Solo Pianist, MR. MERLIN MORGAN Chairman W H. LEWIS, Esq. Doors open at 7.30 p.m.; to commence at 8 p.m. Dress Circle (numbered and reserved), 4/ Area and Balcony (reserved), 3/ Front Seats, 2/ a limited number of 1/- seats. Tickets may be had of either of the Secretaries—R. G. THOMAS, 3, Dallus Road, and L. Griffiths, 1, Wrottesley Road, Plumstead, also W. H. Lewis, Esq., London and Provincial Bank, Ltd., Woolwich. WALHAM GREEN. CYNHELIR -CYFARFOD PREGETHU- Yr Eglwys uchod Y Sal a Nos hun, ChoaefroF 24ain a'tt 25ain, Pryd y pregethir gan y Parchn. T. CHARLES WILLIAMS. M A. (Menai Bridge). a J. DUO" EDWARDS (Dulwich-Gol. y Welsh Review). Trejn yr Oediaon- SUL am 11 Parch. T. C. Williams 3 Parch. J. Hugh Edwards. (In English.) 6.30 Parch. T. C. Williams. Nos Lux 7.30 Parch. T. C. Williams. Gwneir-Casgliad ym mhob Oedfa at y Drysorfa. Adeiladu. HOLBORN TOWN HALL. -f,f' A GRAND r C TITIVE COlfCBST, Complimentary to the REV. M. H. EVANS, B.D., B.A.. Of GOGINAN, ABERYSTWYTH, will be given at the above place on MONDAY, APRIL 8th, 1907. Artistes- Miss MAGGIE DAVIES, Mr. TREFOR EVANS, Mrs. TUDOR RHYS. Competitions- Adroddiad Pleserfad y Niagara" (T. Lel7i (Allan o Trysorfalq, Adroddwr trwy ganiatad Cynalaww Briton Ferry). Prize-SILVER CUP. Adroddiad Yr Hen Weinidog (Isltmpt^ (I rai dan 17 oed.) Prize-SILVER CUP. Hon. Sees. D. E. GRIFFITHS, Erwyd House, Penygraig, Glam. and TOM JENKINS, 507, Battersea Park Road, S.W. EAST LONDON WELSH CHURCH* BRIDGE ST., BURDETT RD., Bow, E. "J'J A COMPETITIVE MEETING Will be held at the CONGREGATIONAL HALL, Burdett RéL (Opposlte the Fire Station), on Thursday, March 14th, 1907. PRIZES OFFERED FOR GLEE AND SOLO SINGING, RECITATIONS, ETC., ETC. For full Particulars apply W. J. WILLIAMS, Secretary, 133, Burdett Road, Bow, E.
Y DYFODOL. Chwef. 23.- Darlith yr Undeb yn Castle Street. Football match. London Welsh v. Cardiff at Leyton. Chwef. 24 a 25.- Walham Green. Cyfarfodydd Pregethu. Chwef. 27.— Ealing. Cyfarfod Cymdeithasol yn Swift Assembly Rooms. Chwef. 28.— City Temple. Cyfarfod Pregethu Cymraeg am 7. Mawrth 1.— Gwledd Gwyl Dewi yn yr Hotel Cecil arm 7.30—8. Mawrth 2.— Cyngherdd Cenedlaethol yn Castle Street, Mawrth 7.— Eisteddfod City Road yn Shoreditch Town Hall. Cyngherdd Cymreig yn Woolwich. Mawrth 14.— Mile End Road, Eisteddfod. Glamorgan Society. Lecture on Ira Hardy's Country," by Mr. A. P. Higham. Te a chyngherdd yn New Jewin. East London Church. Competitive Meeting at Burdett Road. Mawrth 21.- Cymanfa Ganu M.C. Rehearsal yn Jewin. East Ham. Eisteddfod fawreddog yn Earlham Hall, Forest Gate. Ebrill 4.- Cymanfa Ganu M.C. Rehearsal yn Charing Cross.
PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT. FALMOUTH ROAD WELSH CHAPEL. z GRAND CONCERT I ORGAN RECITAL THURSDAY, WHRCH 21st, 1907. Particulars next week.
Notes and News.
AFTER his return from Cambridge, Mr. Keir Hardie says that the Welsh miner is a gentleman." We all knew that. THE Welsh associations at Swansea and Ystalyfera have had capital meetings lately. Wales is decidedly looking up. LIVERPOOL has a very successful lodge of Freemasons, and an interesting gathering of the craft was held on Friday last at the Masonic Hall, Hope Street, under the presi- dency of Councillor Henry Jones, the W.M. for the year. RHYL is about to establish a Free Library. Although a Welsh town of considerable fame, the local Council have decided to give preference to English books, inasmuch as the library is intended mainly as an attrac- tion to summer visitors. IT is an open secret that acute differences of opinion existed between Proff. Henry Jones and Lord Justice Vaughan Williams as to the method of procedure of the Welsh Church Commission. The statement that will be made on Tuesday, however, will clear all difficulties. IT is not often that scientific books are written in the Welsh language, but a new work on Radium has just appeared from the pen of Mr. Caradog Mills, Llanrwst. THE Brylhon is the only paper that is now printed at Liverpool. This new Welsh weekly is becoming very popular in the North Wales district. It is well written and ably conducted. OUR special correspondent writes "I was present at the meeting in the Cory Hall, Cardiff, on Monday night, when the much- wanted 'League of Welsh Liberals' was launched upon Wales. A more miserable meeting I have never attended. There was only a small attendance, the bulk of whom had been whipped up for the occasion by the Secretary of this precious association. Mr. D. A. Thomas, with that cynical smile of his, tried to be sarcastic at the expense of Mr. Lloyd-George's Carnarvon speech, but the audience only smiled when they remembered how jealous D.A.' is of the President of the Board of Trade, and how particularly sore he feels because he was not consulted on the question of the appointment of official receiver in the Merthyr District. TLLT Tut! D.A., we know all about it,' the audience seemed to say to themselves. Mr. Ellis J. Griffith made a good speech, the best of the evening, and then came the Rev. John Hugh Edwards with his impassioned eloquence.' Oh! that impassioned eloquence.' How some of the observers in the back streets smiled. It was positively thrilling But enough. The 'League of Welsh Liberals' is destined to die at a very early age of too much impassioned eloquence.' BIRMINGHAM traders consider that their only hope of success in their campaign against oppressive railway rates is an appeal to the Right Hon. D. Lloyd-George. After their past treatment of the President of the Board of Trade, it is curious that he is to be their saviour after all.