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ST. CLEARS. CHOIR SUPPER. On Friday evening last, the members of the St. Clears Church choir were, through the kindness of the churchwardens and other friends, entertained at supper at the National schoolroom. The tables were laid out with great taste by Mr T. Nicholas, of Penycoed, who spared no pains to set out the good things provided to the best advantage. The bill of fare included roast beef, roast turkey and tongue, roast fowls and rabbit pie, followed by plum puddings, miLce pies, apple tart, jellies, blancmange, with oranges, apples, figs, muscatels and other fruit, with ginger wine for dessert. The flaming plum puddings quite astonished the little ones. The Rev J. George, curate-in-charge, presided, and the two churchwardens, Mr Henry Stone and Mr John Davies, occupied the vice-chairs. The choir and their friends, to the number of 50, sat down at 7 p.m., and did full justice to the sumptuous repast. Grace having been said, the Chairman proceeded with the toast list. In proposing the Queen and the Hoyal Family," he re- ferred particularly to their musical ability and their readiness at all times to use their talents for the benefit of charitable institutions. This toast was followed by singing the National Anthem. Mr Churchwarden Davies proposed the toast of the "Bishop and Clergy," coupling with it the name of the rev. chairman. This toast was warmly received, and Mr George very humourously responded. The health of the Churchwardens was then proposed from the chair, and both Mr Stone and Mr Davies returned thanks. "The Choir" was the next toast proposed, coupled with the name of the choirmaster, Mr Lyons, who in replying gave some interesting particulars of the attendance of the members at the different services. Some had attended very well, missing not more than three or four times throughout the year, others had not been so faithful. Mr Richard Williams proposed the health of the ladies, who had taken an active part in getting up the supper, and requested Mr D. J. Powell, Clarebrook, to respond for them, which he did most amusingly. The toast of the Subscribers" was then proposed by Mr George, and Mr D. Harries, excise officer, in a short but very appropriate speech, responded. Nicholas' health was next drunk with musical honours, and a very hearty vote of thanks accorded him for his services during the evening. In reply, he said that it had given him much pleasure to do all he had done, and would do more again, if required. The toasts were interspersed with songf by Mr Lewis, Mr D. J. Powell, Mr J. S. Thomas, and members of the choir, and altogether a very enjoyable evening was spent. i The ladies who were present, not being members of the choir, and who contributed to the success of the athering were Miss Ridley, Mrs Lyons, Mrs Harries, j Mrs Lewis. Others too were unable to attend, owing | to the weather. On the following morning dis- j tribution was made of the fragments amongst the poor inhabitants. POPULAR ENTERTAINMENT.—The third popular entertainment of the season was held at the Town Hall, St. Clears, on Wednesday, 21st inst. The attendance was good and the different performances were highly creditable. The comic song of Mr W. H. Thomas was well received. Mr Carver, J.P., Blaencorse, occupied the chair, and Miss Evans and Mr Lyons acted as accom- panists. The programme was as follows :—Piano solo, Miss Evans song, Down by the riverside," Mr Davies; song, "He isn't a marrying man," Mr J. S. Thomas song, The bird's ball," Miss Lletty Lloyd reading, Mr J. Davies song, A boy's best friend is his mother," James Phillips; song, "Blue Alsatian mountains," Miss Davies, who was encored and responded by singing Jeanette and Jeannot"; comic song, Mr W. H. Thomas; piano duett, Miss and Master Andrews; song, "The children's home," Miss Jones; duet, 'Our Ancestors,'Miss Esther Davies and Mr Howell Griffiths; song, "I'm off to Phila- delphia," Mr Powell; song, Twopence to pay," Miss Lloyd; recitation, Mr T. Phillips comic song, "So it was," Mr Davies; song, "Am 1 dreaming?" Miss Jones; comic song, Mr W. H. Thomas.