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Death of CoL T. Phillips. Last Friday morning, after a lengthy illness, Col. T. Phillips, Abermellte, breathed his last. He had been very low for several weeks, and the end was not unexpected. It was two years to this month (May 31st. 1912) that he notified the Parliamentary Committee of the Aberdare District Council of his intention to resign. At the following meeting of the Council, June 10th, he formally handed in his resignation, and every member in the room got up, one after another, to express regret at the step he was leaking, and to ask him to reconsider his decision. This was an eloquent and a touching tribute to his worth and popularity. Col. Phillips did reconsider the matter, but his de- cision was unaltered. A few months later, when the Council elected a new Clerk, he was the first to congratulate Mr D. Llewellyn Griffiths on his ap- pointment, and he added I hope you will serve the Aberdare District Coun- cil for 20 years, as I have done. and that you will be their friend at the end of that period, and enjoy the confidence of every member." Though apparently stern in his manner, and though some- times hasty in temper, he had a tender

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