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CORWEN DISTRICT NOTES
CORWEN & DISTRICT NOTES, Last Friday the 45,000 National Eisteddfod Cymanfa Ganu Books arrived in Corwen and may be obtained from Mr. J. 0. Jones, The "XL," (Secretary of the Festival), or from' Mr. R H Morris, Caxton House, Corwen, The prices are-Sol-ffa" Copies 3d. (by post) 4-id. the Old Notation Copies which will be ready at the end of this week will cost 6d.:(by post) 7td. A pretty wedding took place on Saturday last before Mr. D. P. Davies at the Corwen Registry Office, the contracting parties being Mr. Thomas Williams, Penrallt, Glyndyfrdwy, and Miss Margaret Ann Lloyd, Queen Square, Corwen. The Rev. Canon Williams, Rector of Jeffreys- ton, Pembrokeshire, has been appointed Dean of St, Davids. The new dean is the brother of our late Rector at Corwen, tbe Rev. Griffith Williams, now of Llanrwst, It has been a matter of criticism that some deans' of St. David's have not teen Welshmen or Welsh-speaking Welshmen. No such critic- ism can now be made. Canon Williams is a thorough Wielshmaju; whole heartedly loyal to his race and his Chu«^and is an eloquent preacher. t liic h Yorr,?s, During last week-end Mr', 'tlu^h Morris, secretary of the National Eisteddfod of iWales, to be held at Corwen next August, received the following donations towards the eisteddfod: Lord Howard de Walden, F25 Sir Robert Mc A3 pin e and Sons (Birkenhead Water Works) 125 The National Provincial and Union Bank, 121 Mr. John Hinds, M.P., £ 10. The Lecture and Pennillion Singing by the Rev. T. Miles Jones, of Treuddyn, at Corwen Welsh Independent Chapel, on Wednesday ,night. was one of the best meetings of its kind ever held in this town. He held the large audience spell-bound for fully two hours with his clever pen ill ion singing in different styles. He worked hard and his lecture was most interesting, bright" and breezy. It is quite evident that what Mr. Jones dC8.3 not know about Welsh pennillion singing is not worth knowing, and we hope to hear him again at Corwen atlsDma future date. He also appealed to the National Eisteddfod Com- mittee to give a prominent place to the harpist and pennillion. singer on the platform at Cor- wen Eisteddfod. Miss Nancy Richards, the eminent Montgomeryshire Harpist, ably accompanied Mr. Jones on the harp. She also gave iieveral, selectibnt; on the harp which were greatly appreciated. Mr. Maurice Hughes, Tyisa, presided, and. besides giving an "eloquent addresa he did not forget -the cause. Beth am adgyfodiad Eisteddfod yPa; Anni- %awyr ? The following local soldiers were demobil- ised Jast week Corpl. Willfafn Davies, Glyn- dwr Terrace Corpl. -Thomas Owen J onto, Victoria Privates Joseph" Williams, Brcokside 'Cottages, and John Jones, Mill Street, and Seaman Robert Edwards. Sergt-Major W. O. Jones, Curwena-terrace, Ptes, Idris Hughes, Cambrian Terrace, and Tommie Williams, Queen's Square, are home on leave. The funeral of the late Mrs. Rees Williams, Corwena-terrace, Corwen, took place on Friday at the New Cemetery, and was one of the largest funerals seen here during recent years. The Revs John Williams H. Cernyw Williams, J. Foulkes Ellis, and Lewis Davies, officiated. The following is a list of wreaths: Er annwyl Goffadwriaeth oddiwrth ei gwr a'r plant In loving memory from John and Grace, Auckland, New Zealand In loving memory from Ellis and Nellie, Gorseinion In loving memory from Evan and Jennie In ever loving memory from her sister and brother, Ellen and William With sympathy from Arthur Peake A token of respect and deepest sympathy f;om the G.W.R. Staff, Corwen In loving memory of dear Mammie Gwil, from Clarice and 13etty, Central Build- ings with much sympathy from. Mrs. Lloyd, Rhagatt with much sympathy from all at Rug. The iamAy desire to lhauk ail friends for their kind expressions of sympathy. The funeral of Mr. David Davies, son of the late Mr. Wm. Davies, The Queen, Corwen," took place at the New Cemetery, on Mo Indy Deceased was 73 years of age. What is going to he done for the' Corwen Boys when the last batches arrive home next month ? We understand that Mr; Christmas Eyans, A.L.C.M., intends starting a,reception choir at the Welsh Independent Vestry next Thursday night ^at 7-30 p:m. and all those who are willing to join should preterit "them- selves at the firet^racticev An epidemic of iniluenza' has broketi dot at Corwen and Several whOI6 iai e bed- ridden. Thanka to the energ?'bf;'o?T.local medical men and the v nurse the' e'pTdemic is is now on the wane. There is a strong feeling amongst the J parents and relatives of the Cor-wen men who have fallen in the war against having- a Ger- man Gun in the town asia war memorial. A most enjoyable dance was held at the Assembly Rooms on Monday evening. It is. proposed that a ball be held on an elaborate scale at Corwen during Easter week to welcome the boys home. Wait and see.
CORWEN. Churcli Eisteddfod —-The- Church JJaod of Hope Competitive Meetiag, wda held. in-tho Assembly Rooms, Corwen, on St. David's Eve, February 28ih, 1919,, JL>. Pav\es.; Esq The Bank, in the Chair. Pipgra^ame aad names oipSi Siriking hymn 565,Up duldten under 12, 1 Gladys Hunt. Beat writing,, Lord's.P'r*'yer,'P'childr-on under 12, 1 divided between Gladys Hnt. Mary Winnie Davies, Eileen Peake, and Henry Dsrviecf. Recitatiba. Diity towards God," children under 12, 1 Julia Killick, 2 Gladys Hunt, consolation prize, Betty J ones. Singing Mag- nificat," children under 14, 1 Eileen Peake, 1 Gladys Hunt. Recitation, Hymn 3337," children under 9, 1 Gwennie Kellick, 2 Edith C. Ed wards. Singing The Gloria," children under 8, 1 Edwards Jones, 2 Willie Hunt. Recitation, Hymn 569. children under 6, I Sarah Beckett, 2 Betty Jones, consolation prize, Sallia Phillips and Megan Peake Best writing, Th& Apostle's Creed," children under 14, 1 Dulcie Davies, 2 May Beadle, consolation prizes, Mary Winnie Davies and Eileen Peake. Recitation, Duty towards my neighbour," children under 16, first and second prizes divided between Mary Winnie Davies and Eileen Peake. Singing, Loving Shepherd," children undor E, 1 Betty Jones. Best writing. The Ten Command- ments," children under 16, 1 May Beadle. Singing, The Gentle Bird," children under 18, 1 Hannah C. Owen, consolation (given by Miss Walker), Eileen Peake. Recitation, Plant y Band of Hope," children under 12, 1 Alwen Jones, 2 (given by Mrs. Clarke), Mary Winnie Davies. Singing, Jubilate," children under 18, 1 Hannah C. Owen, 2 Lily Richards. Rec- itation, The Village Blacksmith," open, 1 Julia Killick. Pencil Sketch of Corwen Church, children under 18, Miss McCqrmick. Singing Nunc Dimitis" children under 12, 1 Eileen Peake, 2 Gladys Hunt, Answeriug six Questions, children under 18,' 1 Albert Jones. Singing at Sight, open, Gwennie Williams. Questions on the Church, its Ministry and Sacraments, Grade A, 1 F, Dicker, 2 Gladys HiisJt Grade B, 1 Hannah C. Owen 2 George Pcarce. Singing Hymn 520," children under 14,1 E. C. Edivards, 2, Eileen Peake. Best Painting, open, 1 Mr. E. Peake. Best Pin Cushion, children under 18, Gladys Hunt, The Rendering of the Te Deum (Jackson), by the Choir, conducted by Mrs. D. Davies, the Bank. Party of four, children under 18, Gwyddelwern Party. Best Essay on St, David, 1 May Beadle, 2 Miss Maisie Weekes, Gwyddelwern. Song, Plant y Band of Hope." Tho Clergy wish to thahk the Chairman, D. Davies, Esq, for presiding so ably over the' s meeting,; and also the Adjudicators, Miss Walker, Mrs. Clarke, The Rev. D. C. Davies, G-wyddelwern, and the Rev. R. D. Hughes," Der-wen, for their impartial and excellent ad- judications to the satisfaction of all present, and als,) Miss Annie Vinton for the great. pains 'taken by her in both p-eparing the competi- tors and in accompanying them at the meeting. rfhe Te Ueum was most beantifuily renderde by the Choir, which added a high tohe to the meeting, and the greatest satisfaction to the audience. Many thanks are extended to Mrs." 1). Davies, the Bank, for training aad, cou- They also-wish to thank the Hon. Sec" the Treasurer, and the; Stewards. "'Mite 'Len" I' Roberts and Miss Elste t Hughes,for making the1 rosettes, the children and dtfcjer tibkdt* sellers-; and all the that helped ao widjingly to' ni^ke the mbeting such a sinccesa.«
CONDOLENCE.. Mr. Evan: Joges and Family Tanrallfc, Cynwyd, wish to thank ose who have written to them or who have expressed their • sympathy iatheii* sad
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