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DAFEN. .A successful chair eisteddfod was held at Maescaaher Baptist Chapel on Saturday last, presided over by theRev.P.Phillips,with the Rev. T. R. Williams as conductor. The programme was of a varied and interesting character. Mr D. Davies, A.C., conductor of Bethel Chapel Choir, Llanelly, was the adjudi- cator of the musical portion, and Mr. J. J. Hughes (Peredur), Liangennech, adjudicated the miscellaneous portion. The Dafen Male Voice Party (conducted by Mr. J. H-owells) succeeded in winning the first prize. The test piece for the chief rccitatLon was "Y Ddae-argryn yn Sicily," the author being Mr. Ben Davies (Pelydrof,'), Dafen. The success- ful competitor was Mr. J. Harris, Felinfoel. Great praise is due to the committee, and es- pecially to Mr. Tom Davies, Halfway, secre- tary, and Mr. W Davies, Penallt Road, who ac-ted as accompanist. The chair was the gift of Messrs. Davies and Sons, Station Road, Llanelly. -0-- Local musicians may be pleased to learn that a movement is being made to create a juvenile drum and fife band in the village. The suggestion is worthy of consideration, ¡ and a meeting of the committee and members' of the late adult band will be 'held shortly, when the question will be fully considered.; In the meantime it is hoped that all inter- I Rioted will be prepared to rally round. Excursion trips have already "comui-enoud, the first being that of a section of Maescanner Sunday School members to Parkmill on Mon- day last, when an enjoyable tiInoei was spent. The preaching gymanfa" will be held 011 Tuesday and Wednesday week, in a field near Aelybryn and in our next issue we hope to deal at greater length with this interesting event. -0- The local eleven again did well on Saturday against Swansea Thirds, time alone saying the Tawe team from defeat. J'ere Griffiths was again in evidence with the ball, taking 4 wickets for 26 runs, besides contributing 18 tuns The top scorer was E. Roberts, with 24 runs, and who just now is going strong with the bat. D. J. Saunders (21) and J. Williams I (12) also batted well. Next Saturday a league match will be played at Liangennech,





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