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SEVEN SISTERS.

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IYSTRADGYNLAIS NOTES.

Swansea Valley Patriotic Concerts.

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I BRYNAIWAN NOTES. An eisteddfod was held at Hermon Chapel on Saturday evening. There was a large assembly, presided over by Mr John Davies. The adjudicators were: Music, Mr Evan R. Williams, Rhydyfro; accompanist, Mr F. Harris, A.L.C.M. Awards-Solo (under 8 years of age): 1. Emlyn Lewis, Gar- nant; 2, Elvira. Davies, Bonymaen, and Hannah Davies, Barry road. Recitar- tion (under 8): first and second prizes divided between Gwennie Thomas, Goleufryn, and Elvira Walters, Barry road. Solo (under 12): 1 Dora Evans, Garnant; 2 divided between Ettie Evans, Park lane, and Susie Owen, Glanamman. Recitation (under 12): 1 divided between Bessie Jones and A. Jones 2 Marjorie Jones, Penywaun-ter BrynammaR (three sisters). Solo for boys (under 16): 1, Dan Lloyd, Cwm- gorse, and Jimmy Rees, Garnant (equal); 2, Danny Jones, Brynamman. Best answers to six Scriptural ques- tions: Divided between Mary and Kate Peregrine. Recitation (under 16): 1, M. A. Evans, Garnant; 2, W J. Williams, Garnant. Solo (uader 16): 1 Blodwen Thomas, School road, Brynamman; 2, Nellie Davies Park Lane, Brynamman. Bass solo: Six competed, prize withheld for lack of merit. Verses: Mr J. Thomas, Gwaun- caegurwen. Open recitation, Miss E. Griffiths, Llandebie. Open solo: T. Owen, Glanamman. At the,meeting of the Llandilo Board of Guardians an application for an in- crease ion salary by Mr Idris Williams, Cwarter Bach, rate-collector, was de- ferred until it had been before the Parish Council. Mr Williams pointed out that there had been a great in- crease in the poor rate since he took office in 1911. Then it was 3s., now it was 4s.4d. At Gibea Vestry on Monday evening a cordial gathering was held in honour of A.B. Eynon Morgan of the lost King Edward VII. Sailor Morgan had beert invalided home for a period pending his recovery. The Rev. W. D. Thomas presided. PUBLIC HALL AND LIBRARY. I Further list of paid up subscrip- tions:— E s d Mr W. D. Williams, Ocean Colli.ery, Nantymoel 5 0 0 A" Richard Lewis, Post Office Brynamman 5 0 0 Mrs. M. A. Lewis Hardware Stores 3 3 0 Mr W. Owen, checkweigher, Blaenywaun 3 0 0 Mr W. Jones, Brookside, Bryn amman .2 0 0 Mr Idris Wrilliams, Penygraig 2 0 0 Miss S E. Jones, headmistress Ystradowen 1 5 0 Mr Jonathan Jones, Llwyn Meurig 1 1 0 Mr W. R. Williams, Oak villa 110 Mr W. T. Davies, Park-st. 110 Mr Ivor Lewis, Hardware stores 1 l 0 Mr William Rees, Bryndu ter 110 Miss S. A. Lewis, Hardware stores 1 1 0 Mr D J. Howells, Ebenezer House 1 0 0 Mr Evan Evans, Cannon row 1 0 0 Mr Albert Jones, Park stores 1 0 0 Mr D. O. John, Billiard room 1 0 0 Mr D. Bowen, Gwyn Arms 1 0 0 Mrs. Lewis, Tregyb Arms 1 0 0 Mrs. Hargreaves, Farmers' Hotel 1 0 0 Mrs. Jones, Crown Hotel 1 0 0 Mr Howell Howells, Park st. 1 0 0 Mr D Llanarth Thomas, Cwm- garw road .1 1 0 0 Mr H. Bowen Cwmgarwrd 1 0 0 Mr Bryn Rees. Cwmgarw rd 0 10 6 Mr 1. Morgan, Barry road. 0 10 0 Mr David J. Jones, Barry rd 0 10 0 Mr Tom Roos, Rhosamman 0 10 0 Mr Idris Pugh, Mountain rd. 0 10 0 Mr David Connick 0 10 0 Total sum received to date 290 16 9 Subscribers of sums below 10s. will be acknowledged later. Parcels of books have been received from Dr. Owen, Messrs. James Ruddle S. D. Williams, Walter Harrison, R. Parrv, D. W. Lewis and Son, and Aid W J. Williams.

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