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I TENNIS AND CROQUET. I

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EISTEDDFOD AT YNYSYBWL. I

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EISTEDDFOD AT YNYSYBWL. I The second annual eisteddfod was held in a large marquee, capable of holding about 3,000 pc-rsoiis, which was erected in the Glynmynach Field. The following gentlemen were the officials for the day :—President—Mr William Jenkins. Superintendent—Mr J. T. Davies. Stage manager—Mr W. A. Harris. Adjudicators, music—Mr W. T. Rees (Alaw Ddu), Llanelly, and Mr D. P. Lewis, Brynaman. March, brass b,tn(Is- Sergei n t- In,,i true Lor R. Perkins. Poetry and literature-Hevs. T. T. Davies (Teiri- onydd) and John Williams (Eryr Glan Gwawr). Tiniberiug-lvlr W. Jenkins, Messrs Jacob Ray find Thomas Pritchard. Accompanists—Professor E. P. Mills and Mr D. (J. Davies, Treasurers— Mr D. Jones and Mr Abraham Richards. Chair- man of the committee—Mr Rhys Llewelyn. Secretary—Mr Enoch J ones.-Superintendents of the Tnnbering Competition-Messrs D. Williams and D. Gower. Mr Jacob Matthews, Ynysybwl, opened tho proceedings by singing Ornest." The PRESIDENT having delivered his address, the programme for the day was proceeded with. COMPETITIONS. I Male alto solo, for boys under 15-1, Lewis Webb, Ynysybwl 2, D. W. Beynon, Treorky 12 competing. Piano solo, boys under 14—1, D. Harris, Pontypridd 2, Miss Maria Williams, Maesteg. Recitation, prize divided between W. J. Harris, Aberainan, and Gomer Thomas, Ystrad Rlvpndda. Treatise (in Welsh or English), divided, Mr D. M. Will iams, Pembrokeshire, and Mr John Minton, Tronrky. Contralto so,o-- Miss Charlotte Bond, Mardy. Bass solo—Mr J. H. Howells, Aberattiaii 14-competed. Duet— Messrs Jacob Mathews and Gwilym Tnf; nine competing. Juvenile choirs, Welsh or English, to choirs not less than 40 in number and under 16 years of age prize, £ 5 and handsome baton to successful conductor, and 10s to each unsuccessful conductor—Noddfa, Ynysybwl (conductor, Mr Edgar A. Lewis). Stanza, subject Gobaith Mr Thos. Williams, Ynysybwl. Duet—John Jenkins and Dewi Dar, Cilfynydd. Timbering competition (open to all cŒners),Timb,rmen'8 class—1, D. Lewis, Ynysybwl 2, Job Thomas, Aberainan 2, 1). Davies, Ynysyowl. Consolation prizes.— -riyif-n-Christopl)er Gronoway, Ynysybwl. Colliers—Ben Davies, Cymmer. Soprano solo- Divided between Misses Maria Llewelyn, Aberaman, and Sarah Jenkins, Ystrad Rhondda. Three bands entered for the brass band compe- titions, but only the Ton Temperance Brass Band put in an appearance. Bocii prizes were awarded to this band. Tenor solo-Nineteen competed, and the prize was awarded to Gwilym Taf, Maesteg. Catch—Awarded to Dewi Dar's party, Cilfynydd. Trio—Nine entered prize awarded to Mr Tom Williams and party, Berthlwyd, Treharris. Chief choral competition for choirs of not less than 80 prize -9,30 tiid 22 to the successful conductor also .61 to each unsuccessful con(Itictor--Clioirs entered, the Ynysybwl Choral Society (conductor, Mr John Davies, Ceaddor Ebbwy), and the Cilfynydd United Choir (conductor, Mr Joseph Bowen, G.T.S.C.). Winner, Ynysybwl Choir.

MR JOHN DILLON AT MERTHYR,

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