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Death of Llew Dar.

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Death of Llew Dar. THE INQUEST. On Friday an inquest was held at Aberdare by Mr. R. J. Rhys, coroner, touching the death of Mr. Wm. Evans (Llew Dar), Graig-place, who met with injuries at the Cwmaman Colliery on the 4th inst. Mr. Saint, H.M. Inspector of Mines, watched the' case on behalf of the Home Office; Mr. C. B. Stanton, miners' agent, on behalf of the Miners' Feder- ation; and Mr. W. Thomas, solicitor, Station-street, on behalf of the family. Mr. R. R. Davies, the manager, attended on behalf of the company. After evidence of identification had been given by deceased's son, John Davies, a boy, gave evidence stating that he was working with deceased as a col- lier. At 9.30 on Sept. 4th they were U cropping the bast." Deceased was in a stooping position when a large stone from the top struck him on the back. They had tapped the top previously, and it sounded like a bell. John Hanley stated that he was the first to get at the deceased after the acci- dent. He found him on his knees, the stone having rolled off his back. The lower part of his body seemed quite powerless. Wm. Thomas, fireman, testified to visiting deceased's working place in the morning and found it all right. R. R. Davies, the manager, corroborated. Dr. W. Ll. Rhys, who attended Evans, said that he suffered from fracture of the spine. A verdict of "Accidental Deathwas returned. THE FUNERAL. The interment of the remains of the late Mr. William Evans took place at Aberdare Cemetery on Monday. The funeral was attended by hundreds of the residents of Aberdare and neighbour- hood, including a large number of choir leaders and leading musicians, as well as a strong contingent of deceased's fellow workmen. Cwmaman Colliery, where he had been employed, suspended operations at 1 o'clock. Wreaths had been received from: The Family; Mrs. Clement, Aber- dare (daughter); Aberdare Workmen's Club, and others. The mourners included deceased's three sisters, Messrs. J. W. Evans and Joseph Evans (brothers), Willie and Cledivyii. Evans (sons), John Evans and D. Windsor Evans, Catherine-street (cousin and nephew)-, J. Evans and W. Evans, EL T. Evans, D. Evans (Dewi Dar), T E. Powell, and D. M. Powell. The. Rev. W. O. Powell officiated at the house and the graveside.

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