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THE DEATH OF THE VICAR OF LLANIDLOES. On Wednesday evening week, the Rev. Robert Jjiarries Jones, M.A., after a long illness, departed this life at the New Vicarage House, of ^hich the deceased was the first tenant. We learn he was only 55 years of age. A feeling of general regret is felt by all who knew him that he had not been permitted to live much longer, and to further benefit his fellows by the splendid gifts he held in trust. Mr. Jones was a native Rt the romantic hamlet of Llanrwst. He there nis early life drank deep of the spirit of poesy, ttd soon became fond of books. He was uucated at the local Grammar School, and after Passing some time as a practical student of the art of printing with the late Mr. John Jones, he eQtered the University of Gottingen, in Germany, ^here he won high distinction. Returning to f^gland, he became a minister of the National Church, and after doing duty in Lancashire, in ^hich country he obtained a wife, and at Llan- airfechan he was, about twelve years ago, Ppointed Vicar of Llanidloes. As a linguist, eader, and preacher he was surpassingly clever, ELIICI as such drew to his church a large and very espectable congregation. Of his kindness of eart and deep sympathy with the poor, we ever knew his superior. During the last hard fines'' at Llanidloes, Mr. Charles Wynn, M.P., ent him five pounds for distribution among the Poor. The news soon spread among the needy, and the roadway to the Vicar's door was for a week or more afterwards lined with people of all ? £ es seeking money to buy bread to live. Mr. Jy ynn's £ 5 soon went, and another with it, before a halt could be made. The departed Vicar day laughingly told us that the honour of distributing Mr. Wynn's money had been rather costly to him. Poor people in quest of help often met him on the street, and, we are told, it ^as no uncommon thing, when his purse was JJmpty, for him to be seen running into the Rarest shop to borrow money to give away. °r long years to come the memory of Robert arries J ones will be kept green by the poor People of St. Idloes.âMid- Wales Telegraph.

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