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WA Death of mlI W. S. Jenkins, J.P., Feshguartl. After a somewhat brief illness, at the a; of 55, Mr W S Jenkins, J.P., Main-stre passed away on Sunday evening last in d presence of his grief-stricken widow children all of whom feel his demise acutely. Deceased was the son of th'? Rev Jenkins, one of the most jru, Welsh Congregational preachers of in South Wales. Born at Br;maw,1' Breconshire, deceased attended >ornLa^' Swansea, and New College, Lon^' °r three vears he was valn#v1 mnn~r 9* the Swansea School Board, and wasiea^a.ster of the Pentre Preparatory Scl^- Subse- quently he with his family c]c to iem' brokesliire, residing at Scledd' ^rom there they occupied Bonavi?> ffrfTh-stieet, I4 ishguard. For a numbed ytors before ¡- 1: the Collty School became into existence, the deceased gentleman kept the Fishguard Grammar School, from which some very bright pupils emerged and now occupy prominent public positions. The Rev Edward Jones, M.A., B.D., pastor of Gwernllwyn \Jiapelj Dowlais, and that minister's brother now principal of the Pontvprydd Higher Grade School are among those who received their grounding at the hands of the deceased. Locally, he was one of the foremost and in 1896 was placed on the Commission of (the Peace for Pembrokeshire, but had declined the hon- our some years previously. He was the first representative on the Pembrokeshire County --Council for Fishguard, was chairman of the Parish Council and always prominent at public gatherings—cymanfa, social and political and educational. An ardent Liberal aud a very fluent speaker, his services were ever sought by the leading politicians, including the present county and borough M.P.s. The latter, on hearing of his demise, at once wired sympathetic messages to the family. He was of the most kindly, gener- ous disposition, broad-minded, a ripe scholar, and was never heard to speak an unkind word of anyone, his kindness, indeed, border- ed the abnormal, but the ties of home were ever sacred to him through sunshine or cloud, for he was the tenderest of parents. The community has lost a most useful member in the widest sense, he won confidence and esteem by his sterling qualities no less than bv his readiness to assist any good cause. He leaves a widow and ten children, several of the older ones occupying positions of con- fidence. The second daughter, Miss Gwennie Jenkins, resolutely adopted the nursing pro- fession, and is now at the Devon and Exeter Hospital fulfilling the duties in an exemplary manner. The eldest son is a mechanical engineer, while others of the family are per- sueing honourable callings. It might be said with truth of the deceased- That best portion of a good man's life, His little, nameless, unremembered acts Of kindness and of love." With the'rest of the community, we join in sincere sympathy with the bereaved, who did all in their power for a loving and fond par- ent. THE FUNERAL. Amid signs of mourning, the funeral took place on Wednesday at Tufton in the family burial ground, the mortal remains being con- veyed by hearse from Fishguard, followed by a number of closed and other carriages, and a numerous gathering of the general public join- ed the mournful procession on foot for some dis- tance out of the town, The Rev Morlais Davies Tabernacle, of which church the deceased gen- tleman had been a faithful member and deacon, conducted a most impressive service at the house.—The whole of the funeral arrangements were carried out by Mr Gwynne James, under- taker, High-street, I I .I!:ØWJ

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