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C W M PLOUGHING MATCH. At the commencement of this year, several farmers and other influential gentlemen in the parish decided to form a ploughing association. Mr. Frank Bibby, Rhydorddwy, Rhyl, was elected president, and Mr. Thomas Roberts, Marl Cottage, vice. president. Mr. Samuel Jones, Hebron Cottage, acted as secretary. The new association was well supported by the pub lic, and a substantial sum of money was collec ted towards it, and consequently it was decided to hold a ploughing match at once, and this took place on Thursday, February, 9th, with the following results:- First Class (Wheel Ploughs):- 1. Thomas Owen, Pentre, Rhuddlan. 2. John Roberts, Mynydd, Llanasa. 3. Robert Morris, Glol. 4. David Davies, Marian Bach. 5. Edward Jones, Llanasa. Second Class (Open to ploughmen under 21 years of age): 1. Thomas Ross, Plas Captain. 2. Thomas Rice, Pen-y-Uefn. 3. John Roberts, Tyddyn y-Cyll. 4. Cadwaladr Davies, Mertyn Hall. 5. Robert Morris, Marian Mawr. For the best ridge in the field,-Ist, Thomas Ross. For the best headland let, Robert Mor- ris, Glol. At the distribution of prizes, Mr. Thomas Williams, Terfyn, proposed a vote of thanks to all who had given their support to the ploughing match, and to the judges, Messrs. Daniel Davies, Prestatyn; Edward Morgan, Ochor y Gop John Jones, Nant Meifod; David Jones, Cwm and Daniel Jones, Rhuddlan, whom he said had done theii work admirably. This was carried with acclamation.




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