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THE WELSH OUTLOOK NOTES OF THE MONTH 175 EISTEDDFOD IDEALS 179 BANGOR NORMAL COLLEGE 181 OLD MEMORIES 183 BORROWS WILD WALES" 187 AUGUST, 1922. WE have often wondered what thoughts w passed through the minds of Sir Hugh Owen, Dr. Lewis Edwards, phreys, Dr. David Charles, and the other members of the little meeting called to- gether in April, 1854, as they left the house of Mr. Thomas Charles, where it had been held. Knowing something of the views of different members, we venture to hazard a guess that there must have been some difference of opinion about some matters that must have been discussed at the meet- ing. but Sir Hugh Owen himself has told us that the meeting viewed favourably his proposals for a system of higher education in Wales. As years go, it is not a very long time from that first humble real begin- ning of the movement for the foundation of the University of Wales to the month of July, 1922, when the University College of Wales-the first born of the Welsh colleges, celebrated its Jubilee with great pomp and glory. But how packed with the true material of romance is that sixty-eight years. A great war-the Crimean-put a stop to the project for ten years; then 8.8 The Editor does not necessarily identify himself with the opinions of contributors to The Welsh Outlook." Editorial responsibility is limited to the views expressed in the Notes of the Month." Manuscripts sent should be accompanied by a stamped and addressed envelope. S.R., Henry Rees, Richard Hum- "Where there is no vision the people perish." NOTES OF THE MONTH FAGJt INTERNATIONAL CO-OPER- ATION AND THE TEACH- ING OF HISTORY 189 CIVIC IDEALISM 191 THE AMMANFORD CYM- ANFA GANU PROGRAMME 193 Annual Subscription. 7/6. CONTENTS: internal sectarian and political difficulties arose to play their usual evil part; honest differences of opinion asserted themselves as to ways and means; it was not an easy matter to awaken the masses out of their apathy or to remove the obstinate suspicions of the classes, but the leaders of the move- ment never despaired and never rested, for they were inspired by a truly divine vision. They had been given to realise intensely that though the soul of Wales had been saved in the great religious awakening of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, it would soon be again in danger unless its mind was enlightened and liber- ated. It was the greatness and nobility of their purpose that sustained them. The event commemorated by this month's cele- brations was their first taste of success, but in the opening of Aberystwyth College with its 26 students, the gods could not have been said to have provided a banquet for the weary labourers. Indeed, almost with the dawn, the difficulties and the obstacles seemed to be increasing. It is true that the common people had been moved, but a hundred thousand subscriptions of half-a- PAGE REVIEWS 194 WELSHWOMAN'S PAGE 195 CORRESPONDENCE 196 Half Year, 3/9 (post free). PAGE