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ABERGAVENNY CYMRODORION SOCIETY. This society held their first annual general meeting at the Lecture Hall, Frogmore-street, on Thursday week. Mr E. P. Davies, A.S.I., Ty'r Eos, Llanover, presided. An excellent paper was gives by "Madog Mon." Llanover, upon the new clauses added to the Code relating to teaching of Welsh in day schools receiving Government grant, after which the subject was ably discussed by the Rev D. Ff. Dtfis and others.—The meeting appointed the Rev W. Sylvanus Jones, first president of the society, and Mr E. P. Davies, A.S.I., delegates to attend the general meeting of the various Cymrodorion Societies to be held at Pontypridd, under the auspices of the National Eisteddfod of Wales. Mr H. D. Jones, Llanover, introduced free dis- cussion upon several subjects affecting the further development and progress of the society, in which several members took part. The meeting after- wards unanimousiy passed a resolution that the society should hold an eisteddfod in October next; and after a vote of thanks was passed to the energetic secretary, Mr W. D. Owen, and the chairman, the meeting adjourned for tea, which was excellently provided in the adjoining room by Mr Evan Jones, Temperance Hotel. The lady members of the Sociaty very creditably pre- sided at the various tables. At eight p.m. a miscellaneous meeting was held, over which Colonel Bradney, Talycoed, presided, supported on the platform by the Revs W. S. Jones, D. Felix, Abergavenny, and William Price, Lian- gattog Lingoad and Mr Edward P. Davies.— The Chairman expressed his very great pleasure at being present at a meeting under the auspices of the Abergavenny Cymrodorion Society, which undoubtedly did its best to promote and conserve Welsh history, and especially to teash the native tongue to the children in their homes. Every person possessing two languages must find it very advantageous in any capacity in life, being doubly armed and he promised them all the support that lay with him in their deserving effort.—Many songs and recitations were admir- ably rendered during the meeting, in which Miss Jones, Messrs James, Lewis, Williams, and Isaac. Llanover, and Messrs J. W. and E. D. Owen, Morgan, and Llewellyn, Abergavenny, took part. Pedr ab Joan played on the harp, and Mr Mor- gan on the piano. Mr E. P. Davies, in proposing a very hearty vote of thanks to the chairman, which was seconded by the Rev D. Felix, said that he was sure all present believed that Colonel Bradney was a true supporter of their Society, from the iact of having attended that meeting in response to their request still he was g'ad to be able to inform them that his support did not rest there, but that he had also become a member of the Society. The announcement was received with loud cheers, after which the audience sang The Land of my Fathers," which terminated a very successful meeting.

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