The LONDON. WELSH MUSICAL SOCIETY. Conductor—Mr. MERLIN MORGAN. President Sir S. T. EVANS, KC., M.P. PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT of Grand COXVCSBT to be given on TUESDAY, MAY 3rd, 1910, at the QUEEN'S HALL, LANGHAM PLACE, W., at which CARACTACUS," by Sir Edward Elgar, and "The PIED PIPER of HAIHELIN," By Sir Hubert Parry, will be performed. Further particulars later on. Hon. Sec., E. A. Jones, 52, Threadneedle Street, E.C. UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF WALES, Aberystwyth (ONE OF THE CONSTITUENT COLLEGES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF WALES). President—THE RIGHT HON. LORD RENDEL. Principal-T. F. ROBERTS, M.A. (OXON.), LL.D. (VICT.). STUDENTS are prepared ior Degrees in Arts, t3 Science (including the applied Science of Agricul- ture), Law, and Music. Sessional Composition Fee, 210, with additional Laboratory Fees foi Science Students. Registration Fee, 21. Men students reside in registtred lodgings in the town, or at the Men's Hostel—Warden: Professor J. W. Marshall, M.A. Women students reside in the Alexandra Hall of Residence for Women-Warden: Miss K A. Fewings. For full particulars respecting the General Arts and Science Departments, the Law, Agriculture and Day Training Departments, the Department for the Training of Secondary Teachers, and the Hostels, apply to J. H. DAVIES, M.A Registrar. YN Y WASGr, AC YN BAROD YN FUAN, 50 o DONAU CYNULLEIDFAOL ar Emynau Adnabyddus a Chynefin GAN T. VINCENT DAVIES. PRIS: Hen Nodiant, 2s.; Sol-ffa, Is. 6d. Telerau Neilltuol i danysgrifwyr o 6 copi ac uchod. Esiamplau o 12 o'r Tonau (Hen nodiant yn unig heb y geiriau) i'w cael ar dderbyniad dau stamp Id. gan yr Awdwr, 31, LUCERNE ROAD, HIGHBURY, N.
IN, T Notes and News. Who will be the first Secretary of State for Wales? Ireland wants its Home Rule. Wales, for the present, will be content with a Secretary of State. The youngest M.P. for Wales is the Hon. Orrnesby Gore, the Conservative member for Denbigh Boroughs. Mr. Lloyd George has greatly benefited in health by his trip to the South of France, and now looks fit for another fighting Parlia- mentary Session. It is rumoured that one or two Welsh seats will be vacated shortly, in order to make room for the defeated English ministers of the late Parliament. We trust that this will prove to be incorrect, as we have no wish to see Wales turned into a dumping ground for unsuccessful English M.P.'s. Mr. Fox Davies, the Conservative candidate for Merthyr, is very candid as to the cause of his defeat at the recent election. The reason why I was not elected," he says, "was because there were not enough Conservatives in the borough." Among the new candidates for seats on the London County Council are Mr. P. Simner, Mr. R. 0. Roberts-both recent candidates for Parliamentary honours in Wales-and Mr. D. Rowland Thomas. Indications go to show that St. David's Day will be more widely celebrated in Wales this year than ever before, particularly in Glamorgan and South Carmarthen, where Welsh Nationalism is showing increased life and vigour. The feeling in Wales is that the new Parliament should resolutely tackle the Lords' veto before dealing with the Budget. The Sunday Brotherhood idea is catching on in the big South Wales towns. The St. Julian's Brotherhood Church, in Newport, for instance, is one of the best attended and vigorous churches in the town. Bright addresses and good music are what the majority of people require, not lengthy, dry, theological addresses, and poor singing. On Tuesday night, the Rev. J. Hugh Edwards, London, lectured on Mr. Lloyd George, at the Y.M C.A. Hall, Newport. John Hugh" is a racy speaker, and can hold his audience well together. The so-called Radical riot in Carnarvon is being unduly exaggerated. At Salisbury, for instance, a Tory mob ducked a Non- conformist minister in a trough of water because he dared to call himself a Liberal, and in a certain West of England village a Tory mob tried to drown the Liberal candidate in the river. A Redistribution Bill is wanted badly. It is scandalous to think that a place like Cardiff, with close on 200,000 people, should only have one M.P. In Ireland there are 10 or 12 M.P.'s on the basis of that population Board of Trade Labour Exchanges have been opened at Cardiff, Newport, and Swan- sea. They do not provide work. They are unemployment agencies pure and simple. The unbeaten Newport Football Team visited Paris on Tuesday and played the Stade Francais-the leading Parisian foot- ball club. The Welsh International XV easily defeated the Scotch team at Cardiff on Saturday. The weather was very inclement and the ground was in a dreadful condition. But even had the ground been absolutely dry the Welshmen would have won just as easily. A CELT representative noticed a large amount of lava bread on sale in Cardiff Market the other day. He has also observed it at Swansea and Llanelly Markets but it is non est in Newport and Merthyr Markets. Lava bread is a curious looking diet; but those who buy it say that it is very appetis- ing and wholesome. Our representative adds that, as far as he is personally concerned, he is not anxious to eat lava bread A great deal of indignation is felt in Merthyr and Aberdare because Judge Bryn Roberts appointed his nephew as Registrar of Merthyr County Court, in succession to the late Col. Lewis. There are several well- qualified men in Merthyr and Aberdare, who would have filled the position ably and well; and Judge Roberts has certainly shown undue favouritism in the matter. Apart from this question, His Honour is very unpopular with the colliers of the district, owing to his rulings on certain county court cases.