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CHURCH SCHOOLS CONCERT. On Monday the annual concert in connection with the Church Sunday Schools took place in the Assembly Rooms. The arrangements were excellent, and largely due to the exertions of the Rev. T. W. Vaughan, superintendent of the English School, aided by Messrs. R. H. Roberts, solicitor T. Ashford, grocer; and C. Cottom. For the decoration of the platform a beauti- ful variety of plants were lent by Mr. and the Misses Jones, Bodlonfa and other articles by Messrs. Parry and Williams, drapers. The Assembly Room was crowded to excess, the front seats being filled by the gentry of the district. From a musical and pecuniary point of view the concert was a great success. The programme opened with a pianforte duet, splendidly played with Miss Smart and Miss Gold Edwards, who were much applauded. Mr. Tyrer was well received in the opening song, and was followed by Mrs. Griffith Roberts, who sang By the Sad Sea Waves" in excellent style. She has a fine con- tralto voice of much scope, and she exercised it to the best advantage and retired amid general applause. Mrs. Tyrer played a beautiful solo on the piano. Masters Palmer, Williams, and Bassett (choir boys) were capitally received in singing "Night sinks on the wave." Miss L. Parry Jones, Plas Clough, next sang "My dearest heart." The audience had not previously had the pleasure of hearing this highly gifted songstress, but we are sure her splendid singing will not soon be forgotten. Her charming soprano voice of unusual strength and compass is managed per- fectly, and deafening applause from all parts of the house cause her to reappear, when she sang in the most sweet and vivacious style, "Twickenham town." Next appeared Mr. H. R. Williams, who, attired in dazzling uniform sang splendidly "Captain La da dah." His acting was perfect, as it always is, and a tremen- dous encore was his reward. Miss Dora Townshend whose refined and beautiful singing is known throughout the Vale, received a very warm reception, and her charming sweet rendering of "L'ardita" was greeted with rounds of applause, and an encore demanded. Burst of laughter greeted the appearance of Mr. P. P. Pratt, attired in character as "The quack medicine man." Of course he was received by the most demon- strative applause. His get up, singing and acting were first class. The first part closed with the part song "Drops of rain," excellently given by the Englsh choir, led by Mr. J. Jones. The second part opened with a pianoforte solo by Mrs. Tyrer, beautifully played and encored. Miss L. Parry Jones sang with the genuine pathos of a finished and cultured vocalist, the always welcome and popular song "Home Sweet Home." The audience en masse persistently cheered until Miss L. Parry Jones re-appeared and again charmed them with "Darby and Joan," receiving much applause. Mr. Tyrer followed with a lively love song, and was well applauded. Mrs. Griffith Roberts then gave with much expression and force Kathleen Movourneen," and received » most hearty and flatter- ing encore, with which she complied in excellent style. Masters Malt and Hughes sang admirably "On the blue wave," and were encored as they well deserved to be, having very sweet voicees. Mr. H. R. Williams appeared in character again, and sang" The French- man's courtship." The "get up" and representation of the Frenchman's style and manners were perfection, and the piece brought down the house, nothing satisfy- ing the audience but his re-appearance. A splendidly played solo on the cornet followed, from Mr. Richard Evans, the Asylum. Dr. W. Francis Jones then sang I fear no foe," and met with a favourable reception. Mr. P. P. Pratt, in character, sang The man with many names," and produced roars of laughter by the amusing style he adopted, and in response to an encore gave The careful man." The programme closed with the part song, "The flowery month of June," by the English choir. The accompaniments to the songs were excellently played by Miss Smart, Miss Gold Edwards, Miss C. A. Jones, and Mr. J. Jones. Archdeacon Smart said he was sure they would join him in a hearty vote of thanks to the ladies and gentlemen for the rich musical treat they had given to them. The concert had given another proof—if further proof were needed—how rich Denbigh was in musical talent. (Applause). They had welcomed several friends who, in the past, had given them the benefit of their refined and beautiful singing—(applause)—and he was sure they all most heartily welcomed the young lady who had come amongst them for the first time that evening, and whose beautiful singing had charmed them all so thoroughly. (Applause). They would agree also with him that their thanks were due to the committee—Mr. Vaughan, Mr. R. H. Roberts, Mr. Ashford, and Mr. Cottom, for the very excellent arrangements, and through their exertions and the kindness of the vocalists and instrumentalists the concert had been a grand success. (Applause).