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The Disloyalists.

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The Working Man Tory.

Tory Working Men.





Concert at Newtown.


Concert at Newtown. A concert promoted by the Cedawain Choral Society was held in the Victoria Hall, Newtown, on Wednesday last. The date was originally fixed for an evening in the week previous, but the election interfered, and it may be partly due to that fact that that the attendance was not what it should have been-taking into consideration either the merits of the programme or of the promoters. The choir, under the capable con- ductorship of Mr Oliver D. S. Taylor, were responsible for four items-two of them, Haydn's "Achieved is the glorious work," and Brahm's Love, fare thee well," being the test pieces at Chester Eisteddfod, whither the choir journey to-day (Monday). As the result of their per- formance there will be known soon after this issue will be in the hands of our readers we refrain from entering into a detailed criticism of their singing on Wednesday. The choir is un- doubtedly an organisation of merit, and the announcement that they contemplate performing a standard work during the present season will be hailed with delight by lovers of choral music. The, voices are bright, and the parts fairly balanced; the intonation being good, and the marks of expression duly noted. The pianissimo passages in the glee were in every way excellent. The choir had enlisted the services of Mr James Coleman, of Lichfield Cathedral, as principal vocalist, and though he has been heard in the town and district on very many occasions, it has always been in connection with a sacred service. So that this was the first opportunity a Newtewn audience had had of hearing Mr Coleman in other than sacred music. The pieces selected by him were Gounod's 'Loving smile of sister kind," Wagner's 'Star of Eve,' Mendelssohn's 'I am a roamer,' and a new song by the vocalist,' Gentle- men-The King,' and in each of these items it is not too much to say that Mr Coleman raised his listeners to a high pitch of enthusiasm, and each song was encored. It would be difficult to deter- mine in which air the vocalist showed to the greatest advantage, as the award would be given according to the varying tastes of the audience, and also as in each item the famous singer was able to manifest the resources of his art. Above all stood out the fact that Mr Coleman's voice is gaining and rapidly gaining increased sonority, and whether his tones weie of the softest kind or of the trumpet, the richness and roundness of the tone produced was most noticeable. Let us have Mr Coleman soon again, for his singing must be worth much to our local artistes as lessons in the art of voice production, Miss Ethel Morgan took the place of Mrs Gertie Jones (who was indisposed), and her welcome contributions were marked by careful and artistic rendering. Other songs were given by Mrs H. Parry, Miss Taylor, and Mr C. Morley Hughes; Miss Winnie Edwards and Mr Howard Jones being responsible for a duet; and a Quartette was rendered by the Newtown Quar- tette Party. The chair was taken by the newly elected member for the boroughs-vol. Pryce-Jones, M.P. --and his remarks, though not lengthy, were most happy and appropriate. We must not conclude this brief review with- out remarking upon the painstaking and capable manner in which the accompaniment were played by MtS George Astley upon the pianoforte.

Mr. D. Davies' Foxhounds.






Votes for Women.







Old Age Pensions in Montgomeryshire.

Family Notices




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To Help the Helpless.