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Treorchy Band Contest, j


Treorchy Band Contest, j The Treorchy Athletic Grounds Com- mittee held their first annual band con- test and male voice competitions on Saturday last at the Abergorchv Ambu- lance Hall. Mr. W. H. Jones presided. Chief interest centred in the band selection, Italian Carnival" (Wright and Round), and the adjudicator, Mr. Sam Radcliffe, Abertridwr, awarded the prize to Cwmsyfiog and Brithdir (con- ducted by Mr. Tom Moore) who defeated Cwmaman (Mr. R S. Howells), who were placed second; Lewis Merthyr (Mr. A. O. Foxhall), third; Gilfach Goch (Mr. W. G. Patterson), New Tredegar and Tirphil, Treorchy, Treharris and Merthyr Vale. Lewis Merthyr carried off the prize in the march contest: The test piece for male voice parties was "Cheer up, Com- panions," the prize being a ten-guinea cup and a gold medal, which was given by Mr. George Newman, of the Treorchy Hotel. Mr. John Phillips, Aberavon, ad- judicated, and in the result placed the competing parties 'as follows:—1st. Tre- orchy Conservative Club (Mr. Richard Bebb). 48 marks out of a possible 60; 2nd. Treherbert, (Mr. D. Gwilym). 42 marks; 3rd, Ton and Pentre (Mr. Owen Treharne). 41; 4th, Ystrad-Rhondda (Mr. Lawrie), 30. The duties of chairman were discharged by Mr. George Newman, whilst Mr. Tom Winter was treasurer, and Mr. E. W. Lewis, Bute Street, secretary.


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