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ABERAYRON. CYMANFA. —On Friday last, a "cymanfa ysgolion" was held at the Tabernacle (C.M.) Chapel, when there were several of the neigh- bouring schools present. In the evening there was a competitive meeting, when a large pro- gramme was gone through. The Rev. Evan Morris was in the chair. CHORAL FESTIVAL.—The Church choral festival will be held here to-day (Friday). It promises to be the best as regards the singing that has ever been held in Trinity Church. The Rev. J. R. Jones, B.A., curate of Lampeter, will be the intoner. WED DIM;—The marriage of Mr John M. Howell, ironmonger, with Miss Anne Evans, Lloyd Jack Arms," Aberayron, was celebrated at the Tabernacle (C.M.) Chapel on Tuesday, the 17th inst. The chapel was crowded during the ceremony. The bridegroom was accompanied by Mr B. B Griffiths, National Provincial Bank, Machynlleth, as best man. The bride, who was given away by her uncle, Capt. D. Williams, was attended by six bridesmaids, viz., Miss S. A. Evans, sister to the bride Miss Griffiths, Old Bank Miss Rona Evans, Llanelly Miss Bessie Jones, Castle House Miss Olive Jones, Old Bank; and Miss Alice Jones, Old Bank. The chapel choir, under the leadership of Mr J. R. Phillips, sang an anthem which had been com- posed for the occasion, the words by Watcyn Wyn and the music by Mr D. Jenkins, Mus. Bac., Aberystwyth. Mr L. J. Roberts, B.A., presided at the harmonium, and at the finish played Mendelssohn's Wedding March." The town, especially Market-street, was quite gay with bunting, and pistol firing was indulged in during the day to a large extent. At the con- clusion of the ceremony, the wedding party, together with a few additional guests, adjourned to the Lloyd Jack Arms," where a sumptuous breakfast was laid out. The following sat down The bride and bridegroom Mrs Evans, Lloyd Jack," Mrs Howell, (the bridegroom's mother), the six bridesmaids, Mr B. B. Griffiths, Capt. D. Williams, Mr and Mrs B. E. Howell, and Master Stanley Howell, Mr and Mrs D. Evans, Llanelly Mr and Mrs L. J. Roberts, Mr Isaac Evans, Wernllaeth Mr Evans, Frongoy Mrs T. Z. Jones, Mrs Griffiths, Old Bank; Mrs David, Llanover Miss Phillips, Newcastle-Emlyn the Revs. T. James, M.A., and W. S. Jones, M.A. (the two officiating ministers), County Councillor J. H. Jones, Mr E. Lima Jones, chemist; and Mr Hall, reporter of the Cambi ian News, Aber- ystwyth. Toasts were proposed and responded to by the gentlemen present. The following presents were received by the bridegroom :—A handsome silver framed table mirror, Mr Bowen Rowlands, Q.C M.P. cheque, Mrs Davies, Llanover silver fish carriers, Mr and Mrs R. Jones, Chipping Sodbury silver mounted pipe and case, Miss Margaret Davies, Old Bank Morocco travelling writing case and Lewis Morris' works, Mr E. Evans, Noyadd, Llansilio silver egg-stand, Mr Gower Griffiths, Tiverton silver cruet stand, Dr. Davies, Aberayron jelly dish, Mr D. Morgan, Cross Hill, Nebo Morocco bound cabinet album, Mrs Capt. Williams, Bridgend House; Morroco pocket book, Capt. Williams, Bridgend House silver pencil case, Master Stanley Howell flower vases, Mr and Mrs B. E. Howell, North-road a pair of hand- some bronze figures, Mr and Mrs Evan Jones, Feathers Hotel hand painted placques and oil paintings (painted by herself), MrsL. J. Roberts, Albert-street Macaulay's Essays and Lays, Mr L. J. Roberts, B A. table cloth, Mr and Mrs Davies, London House inkstand, Mr and Mrs Evans, watchmaker tobacco box, Mrs Jones, 8, North-road wedding souvenir, Mrs Captain Griffiths, 2, Market-street glass dish, Mrs Evans, Clifton House very handsome Japanese vases, Mrs Griffiths, Miss Griffiths, and Mr B. B. Griffiths, Old Bank pencil drawings (drawn by herself), Mrs T. Z. Jones, Old Bank berilled plate walnut pier glass, Mr and Mrs Evans, Llanelly oil painting (painted by herself), Miss Evans, Llanelly crystoleum painting (painted by herself), Miss Maggie Evans, Llanelly; bamboo music rack, Miss Rona Evans, Llanelly biscuit box, Mr Galvin, excise officcr; a pair of ivory-handled carvers, Dr. Lewis, Llanon silver mounted silk umbrella, Master Vir.son Jones, Castle House Principal Edwards' Commen- tary on the Corinthians," Mr Stephen Evans, J.P., London book, "Triumphant Democracy," Mr Hutchins, county road surveyor engraved monograms on silver spoons, Sheffield firm ivory knifes, Messrs T. Turner Ar Co., Sheffield silver, serviette rings, Messrs Godwin, Warren and Co., Bristol complimentary poetry from the Rev. Evan Phillips, Newcastle-Emlyn Gwyn- ionydd Jennie Dyti, Frances Mynwy, Mrs Aeron Drvies, Granellian Watcyn Wyn, D. H. Davies, and Mrs Gower Griffiths. Also a specially com- posed anthem from Mr D. J, okins, Mus. Bac, Choice flowers were sent by Major Price Lewes, Tyglynaeron, and Col. Davies-F.vaus, Highmcad. together with a magnificent .)¡ )\1(11] t f^ua the latter. The bride also received a large number of valuable presents, but the list had not reached u" at the time of writing,