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t ABERAYRON. I t C.M. UNITE.—Ou Tnursday, July 6th. a large and representative committee meeting of the New Quay, Aberayron, and Llanm Sun lay school dis tricts was held at Llarurth. There were pre-ent Rev Joseph Jenkins, New Quay, voted to th char; Messrs T. P. Timothy. Dr Evans, Rev D O. Joms (New Quay), Rev J. Thickens, Alderman John M. Howell, Councillor J. R. Evans, Mr J. Robert?, Captain John William- of Abe-ayron. Mr r. R. Davies, C.M. (Llanoti), Mr 1 J. Rees, C.M., and Mr W. Evans. R.O. (Pennant), Messrs S. E. Davits, C.M., D. Jones, tailor, and John Williams whee.- wright (Aberarth). E. Owen (Fo-tfin), Rev 0. Jones, Mr "Rhys Rhys, Mr E. Lewis (Fronwilym), Mr Joe Jones (Pantycefnfach), Mr D Davies. Cefncoed- canol, of Llanartn, a..d ti.ru.- others whose iia.uts were not ascertameu. 1 he meeting had be;n called to select an identical programme of tuaes for the people covered by the three districts and to consider the advisability of uniting in one gymanfa for 1900, to mark tne close of the cec tury. Mr John R .ber s wis elected secretary. It was resolved to select one common program me and further that only one cymanfa be held for the three districts for the year 1900. It was resolved that the said cymanfa be heid at Aberayron on the first Wednesday in May and that Mr 0. Jenkins, Mus. Bac., be the conductor. The following were the tunes selected Gorpnwysfa, Eirinwg, Raven- dale, Gardd Gethesamn-, Cyufal, Dolwar, Gwledd, James-atreet, Gounod, Wesley, Braint Berlin (395), Balducci, Chant 44 (2): anthems. "AwD hyd Bethlehem," Dyddian Dyn sydd fel Glaswelltyn (Emlyn Evans) children's tunes, "Joyful," Nefoedd," "Gweddi Foreuol a Hwyrol," "Gwel Fanerau Dirwest, '• Dowch i Ysgol Sul," yw Gwawr y Myrdd Rhosyoau." Mr W. Thomas, Brynarfor, and Mr J. Roberrs, the respective Sf ere. taries of the New Quay and Aberayron musical festivals, were entrusted with the duty of issuing 1,300 books. It was resolved that the admission to the gymanfa be by free tickets. Mr W. Tnoma-1, Brynarfor, Dr Evans, and Alderman John M. Howell were elected presidents. An executive committee, to deal with further details, consisting of Messrs W. Thomas, T. P. Timothy, Rhys Rhy-, John M. Howell, and J. Roberts was app inted. AN ABERAYRON HOL-At St. Elvau's Mission Room, Cardiff, on Wednesday evening, the Rev W. R; Compton Davies,eldest son of Mr Thomas Davie", Compton House, of this town, was presented with a beautiful clock, pair of elaoorate brass candelabra, an illuminated address, a suite of library furniture, and a cheque by the pensioners of All Saints' in re- cognition of his labours amoog them as curate foreight years. There was also a handsome brass-mcunted inkstand from the members of the Band of Hope. The Rev A. E. H. Hyalop, vicar, presided ovrr a large attendance. The Vicar expressed deep regret at the loss the parish had sustamed in the prefer- ment of the Rev Compton Davies who had laboured well among them and had been most faithful and > diligent in his duties. lint was a parish of t peculiar difficulty, but Mr Davies overcame all obstacles. He had proved himself a competent preacher; an able writer, and a strong Church defender. Mr William Tnûma of Oakfield made the presentation. J he Rev Compton Davies, in acknowledgment of the gifts, deprecated the eulogies that had been associated with his name by the speakers. Much of what success he had achieved was due to the help and counsel of Vicar slop. He should value the presents very hignly in recollection of the happy years he had spent at All Saints'. He had a lot of work before him in hia new sphere in the proposal to build two churches and a vicarage, but though he should be busy he should always have a corner in his heart for his old and valued friends at Cardiff. (Applause.) The Chairman was pleased to say that the Rev Griffith Thomas had promised to come and work in that poor parish and give up his work in the Welsh Church. (Applause.) The Rev Griffith Thomas added a few observations and wished the Rev Compton Davies god-speed and every success The proceedings were closed with the singing of the doxolcgy. The induction of the Rev W. Rees Compton Davies, who was appointed vicar ot Mynyddislwyn on the death of the Rev John Griffiths, J.P., took place at Mynyddislwyn Parish Church on Tuesday. Archdeacon Bruce of Men- mouth conducted the ceremony.

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