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Death of Mr. David Jones The death occurred on the 10th ult. of -*Ir. David Jones, of 10, Finsbury-terraco, Brynmill. Swansea, at his residence. The deceased, who was 76 years of age, was born at Llandovery. For 35 years he held the appointment of sanitary inspector under the Swansea Corporation. Of a reserved and unasuming disposition, he possessed qualities which in the course of a full and active life won for him high esteem throughout the country. Mr. Jones, who was a clever musician and composer, won in several National Eisteddfodau. During the National Eisteddfod held at Carnarvon in 1877 and at Birkenhead in 1878 he was suc- cesful in winning for composition of music. He was a faithful member of St. Paul's Congregational Church, Swansea, and was the oldest trustee and deacon. For a num- ber of years he was choirmaster at Eben- cier Welsh Baptist Church, where he won the highest esteem. The funeral took place on Saturday, Nov. 22, at Cockett. A short service was held at the house by the Rev. I'edr Williams, Swansea. The cortege then proceded by road to Cockett, where an im- pjesive service was held, conducted by the Revs. D. S. Thomas, vicar of Cockett; M. H. L. Williams, St. Gabriel's, Swansea, ana Pear Williams, Congregational Church. 7 he deceased leaves behind him three sondL- David Ernest, BTinley Arthur, Aubrey Tyssul-two of whom have sen active ser- vice, and three daughtersâMargaret, Han- nah, and Adeline Levenia-to mourn his loss. Mr. Jones's wife, who was the daugh- ter of the late Mr. J. S. Jones, of King's Head Hotel, Llandyssul, and sister of the vlr. E S. Jones, Swansea, predeceased him three years ago. Numerous floral tributes were q(,nt.

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