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-WELSH -CHAMPIONSHIP.

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WELSH CHAMPIONSHIP. WON BY SWANSEA CUEIST. I MR. ANDREW PATON'S I NOTABLE SUCCESS. I Floreat Abertawe! In sport as well as commerce Swansea must come to the front, and the latest honour in the former sphere has been brought to the towu by Mr. An- drew Paton, the well-known local resident, who on Saturday won the amateur billiard championship of Wales. Mr. Paton won his way into the final stage of the competition with comparative ease, j dismissing all his opponents by a comfort- able margin of points but he had a harder tight in meeting Mr. Edgar Thomas, of New- port, who was the holder of the champion- ship since 1910. The game was for 2,000 up, and the first thousand was completed on Friday, when Mr. Paton led by 136 points. This early lead was increased to 184 in the afternoon session on Saturday. Mr. Paton then made breaks of 32, 20, 29, 30, 30, 30, 28, and 33, and Mr. Edgar Thomas contri- buted 54. 26, and 20, the scores reading:- Mr. 1.500 I ;vir. Thoma3 1,316 I MR. PATON'S FINE PLAY. I During the evening session Mr. raton was fully tested, and despite strenuous efforts by Mr. Thomas to overtake him, the Swansea main retained,the lead and eventually ran cut the winner by a margin of 95 points. Mr. Paton's best breaks were 37, 52. 33, 54, 32 and 25, Arid Mr. Thomas compiled a splen- did 126, 50 and 4S. The final score was: Mr. Paton 2,000 I Mr. Thomas 1,905 I The referee was Mr. b. W. Mecuiurst (Cardiff), and 3Ir. W. Marsh (Pontypridd) was the marker. The cup was presented to the winner by Mr. Medhurst, and he amd Mr. Thomas offered Mr. Paton their hearty congratula- tions, the latter suitably returning thanks. A "Daily Post" man waited upon Mr. Paton on Monday morning and congratu- lated him on his fine achievement. He is a modest man and was not inclined to talk about himself. "They were strenuous games," he said, "and the final was the most strenuous Mtd hard-fought of them all, and I was jolly glad when it was all over. Mr. Thomas was an excellent sportsman, and wa.s amongst the first to congratulate me." As Mr. Paton is entitled to take part in the contest for the amateur championship of the United Kingdom, the reporter asked whether Mr. Paton intanded doing so. "Yes," he said, "and I am writing for par- ticulars to-day." GOLFER AND CUEST. I The new champion has reeided at Swansea for the past twenty years, where he carries on business as a drapsr. He is a Scotch- man by birth, and is as good a golfer as cueist, being scratch man of the Swansea Bay Golf Club. He had once previously taken part in the championship competition, and won the runner-up medal in 1909. He is a member of the all-conquering Salisbury Club billiard team, and two years ago was the champion of the club, and he has been suooessful in the Metropole tournament and in winning several looal handicaps. It might be mentioned that Mr. Paton had to travel up to Pontypridd every day in order to take part in the championship tourna- ment. He attended to his business in the morning and then had to rush off to catch the train-a fact which makes his accom- plishment all the more creditable.

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