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Crickadarn Presentation. APPRECIATION OF TEACHER. An interesting ceremony took place at Crickadarn School, on Friday, wheu a presentation was made to Mrs N. T. Pritchard (nee Miss M. J. Davies) by the Crickadam Day and Sunday Schools, and the Girls' Friendly Society respectively, on the occasion of her recent marriage to Pioneer N. T. Pritchard, R.E. Mrs Pritchard has been a teacher in Crickadarn School for upwards of 20 yeara, and during that time she has always won the affection of the children, and the respect and esteem of their parents and all the neighborhood. In addition to the school children, a numerous company had assembled to witness the presentation, including Mra Christy (LIangoed Castle) and Master Denzil Christy, Mis? Roberts (Erwood Hall) correspondent of the managers, Rev.E. Jonea (Crick.Ydarn),chairman of the managers, Rev. W. Gordon Williams (Gwenddwr), Mr D. Prosser, (Pant-y-coli), school manager, and many others, parents and relatives of the children, and friends of the recipient. Rev. E. Jones, in well-chosen words, referred to Mr Pritchard's long period of service as a teacher in Crickadam School, and said how much her example and work had done to help mould the characters of all the scholars she had taught. He hoped that happiness would be the lot of herself and husband in their future lives. Rev. W. Gordon Williams ah:o expressed his pleasure at being pressnt on such an occasion. He spoke from the standpoint of an old friend of the family in fact, ne nad Known mra jrriLcnaru ever since sue came to Crickadara, and his best wishes went with her and her husband. Mr Allaopp (headmaster) also spoke of Mrs Pritchard'slong period of service, and said that during the four-and-a-half years he had known her, tie had fouud her help to be invaluable. Though site waa now married, he hoped it would be a long time before she severed her connection with the school. They all regretted the unavoidable absence of Pioneer Pritchard, but he trusted that Mrs Pritchard would convey to him tha be<-t wishes of all the company for their future happiness. l nc' s s The prcsentati' n was then made by Mrs Christy, who said how highly she esteemed M'a Pritchard, and how much she valued her work, both in the school and for the Girls' Friendly Society, for which she had always laboured most strenuously. The wedding gift :coHsÍ3ted of a beautiful silver tea service, accompanied by an ornamental address. The tea service was inscribed, Miss M. J. Davies, on her marriage, September 12th, 1918: from Crickadarn School." The gift from the Girls' Friendly Society was an extremely pretty travelling clock, which bore the inscription, "M. J. D. from the G. F. S., Crick adam, September 12th, i91S." It was presented, on behalf of the Girls' Friendly Society, by the youngest of the candidates present. Mrs Pritchard, in acknowledging the presentationa, said she greatly valued the gifts, and deeply felt the kind thought which prompted the presentations, and the good wishes of the donors. Mr E. Davies, Fir Tree, referred to the long period he himself had taught in Cricka.darn School. He appreciated the sentiments expressed. The National Anthem terminated the proceedings. t':

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