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mo$ §AL?.Mr Setk; -Hughes conducted a successful sale at the King's Head, on Tuesday, 1 WEIGHTS AND^ Mr Noah Price attended at. the Public Hall this week for the purpose of inspecting all wefgHing machines and scales. MUSICAL.-At the-ucompetitive meetin g at Ruabon, mfusical |5ri^es were awarded to Mr E. W. Bellis, Mr -J; Hartley Davies, ^and Mr R. I.j c' J3 &tuSicA'L. A male voice party, under ,the iendût;ttVship, of Mr Ciiradog1 Williams :ang at a sacred concert at the Opera fjdiise, f^rexhami on Sunday .evening last. There was a very good attendance. PRESENTATION.—Mr Joseph Ellis, Vic- toria-street was presented on Sunday af- ternoon by the members of bis Sunday, School class at Capel Mawr, with a hand- some bible as a token of the esteem in which he is held by the members of the class on the occasion of his recent mar- riage." WOMEN'S LIBERAL ASSOCIATION. — A meeting of the abeve was held at the Maelor Restaurant on Thursday evening. The following officers were elected:— Acting President, Mrs Thomas, Square ,Treasurer, Mrs R Roberts, Post Office Secrectary, Mrs W R Hughes. A full committee was also elected. An address dealing with the work of the Association IWåS delivered by Mrs W R Hughes. PERFORMANCE OF RHYS LEWIS.—An excellent performance of Daniel Owen's masterpiece Rhys Lewis," was given in the Public Hall, on Wednesday even- ing, by the Cefn Dramatic Society. The proceeds were in aid of Hill Street Chapel, and there was a very good attendance. The cuttiin opened upon the interior of a Welsh homestead, with Mari Lewis med- itating with an open bible before her. Mari was busy lamenting the H strike" and was pouring her tale of woe into the sympathetic ears of Marget Peters. The scenes that followed were well chosen, and depicted all the salient points in the work. The sparkling dialogue was faithfully reproduced, and reflected the I | greatest credit upon the amateur perform- | ers. The part of Wil Bryan was excellent- ly 1 executed, as also were the parts of Tomos Bartley and Mari Lewis. Tom- os surpassed himself in his address to the Bala students, and his cogitations at the cobbler's bench, and his conversation at the tea table delighted the audience. Mr Hughes played the part of Wil Bryan with all the mischief and abandon of that character's irresponsible nature. His ad- vice to Rhys Lewis when WH heard he was going to be a preacher, was one of the most enjoyable bits in the perform- ance. We should have liked to have seen a bit more sparkle and life in Rhys. Surely the book does not warrant such a doleful interpretation ? And Barbara could have given us much more than she did. On the whole, however, the per- formance was a most creditable one, and our Cefn friends ate to be heartily con- gratulated upon the possession of at least three amateur actors of considerabe I dramatic ability. The arrangements were efficiently carried out by a Committee, Mr Ebcrn Pritchard being the energetic sec.




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