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SiR J. HERBERT ROBERTS. On Saturday, Sir J. Herbert Roberts at Abergele, referred to the overwhelm- ing loss which they had sustained in the loss of the King. All other thoughts and feelings in the sense of the irreparable loss which they had sustained through the removal of their sovereign—a person- ality not only universally beloved by all of his subjects, but rich in blessing to the life of the world. JUDGE EVANS. Before commencing business at Dol- geliy on Saturday, judge William Evans said the tidings of the King's death had come to hand so unexpectedly, that itwas difficult to realise that our great and good Sovereign had passed away. MR WILLIAM GEORGE. Mr William George, on behalf of the Bar at Dolgeliy Court, on Saturday, voiced expressions of sympathy on the lamentable death of King Edward. JUDGE MOSS. His Honour, Judge Moss, on taking -his seat at Chester on Saturday, referred to the great loss they had sustained in losing a King who was properiy termed Edward the Peacemaker. MAYOR OF WREXHAM. At Wrexham Police ÇOtlrt, on Monday, the Mayor, Councillor Stanford, referred to the death of the King. The sudden- ness, he said, with which the blow had fallen upon them made it all the more overpowering. To the last he had shown the courage of his Royal race. UNIVERSITY OF WALES, S'r Isambard Owen has sent the follow-' ing message to Sir Arthur Bigge :— "On the parr of the University ot W-es may I venture to express to hi* Majesty the King our profound grief at the most lamentable news of the death of bi" late Majesty King Edward and to ten- der to his M jesty an expression of oij, bumble and }I') ,11 sympathy with his sor- row. That hi* Majesty's reign may be long, untroub ed and prosperous will be •OU-" most earnest prayer." WREXHAM PARISH CHURCH. Muffled wt-ri rung (1 th bells 011 Wrexham Church, on Saturday and Sun- day. The and pulpit were draped in black, and the organist, Mr Frank^ PuHein played the Dead Match. The Vicar, the Rev Dan Da vies preached a special sermon, in which touching refer- ences to the hire King were made. REV 1. T. MILES. WREXHAM. At Chester S: rçet (C) Church, Wrex- t1" m. on S morning, the Rev J. T., Miles devote? bis sermon to the death ot (he King. H'.v remarks were based on the word* In those days was Heze- kiafc sick death." Ac the close of the service, Mr Emlyn Davies Flayeá the Dead March. CAPEL MAWR, RHOS. At Capei-Mawr, on Sunday, the foreign missionary services were held, and in the morning, the Rev R. J. Williams, Liver- pool. made sympathetic allusion to the death ot King Edward, and at the even- ing service the congregation stood whilst the organist, Mr Dan Evans played the Dead March. BETHLEHEM CHAPEL, RHOS. References were made by the Rev J. Howell, at Bethlehem Chapel, on Sunday, to the dea.h' 0: the King, and the Dead March was played on the organ by Mr Arthur Davies. RHOS PARISH CHURCH. At the Parish Church, Rhos, on Sun- day morning, the Rev J. Msnlove referred to the death of the King in touching terms, and alluded sympathetically to the Queen Mother. In the evening* the Rev D- Bo wen, mentioned the King in his ser- mon and prayers. Special funeral hymns were sung, and the organist, Mr R. T. Powell, played the Dead March. RHOS SCHOOLS. The flags on the district schools were fixed at half mast on Saturday. On Mon- niorni-ic- the scholars were all made aWlre of the death of King Edward, and the succession to the throne of King George V. YOUNG LIBERAL LEAGUE. members of the Young Liberal League heard with great sorrow of the lame-table death of his Majesty King Ed- ward. The ;eaiures of tbll late King's i character and personality were discussedf at the Club rooms on Saturday and Mûn- day, and references to his many sterling1 qualities were sympathetically made. F OTHER RHOS REFERENCES. I On Sunday last, sympathetic references J to the late King were made in all the! places of worship in the locality. Special! mention was made of the King as Peace- < maker, and warm and glowing tributes^ were paid to his personal efforts in prom-; oting peaceful relationships with foreign J powers. £ THE REV EVAN JONES. The Rev Evan Jones, Carnarvon, preaching on Sunday said that when the Prince of Wales became King he succeed- ed to a most difficult position. His re- vered mother during a reign of sixty years had so administered the affairs of the kingdom that she was idolised by herj people, and we all looked upon the Vic-, torian era as the golden age of our coun-, try. To follow so great and magnificentj a sovereign was to assume the most diffi- cult position imaginable, but King Ed-; ward not only fulfilled the high expecta- tions of the nation, he even added to the glory of the Throne and the magnifi- cence of the Empire. MR CORONER KENRJCK. Mr Coroner Kenrick, in opening an in- quest at Llangollen, on Monday, said as coroner for East Denbigh, he should like to join with the jury in expressing their deep sorrow at the death of their beloved King. When they reflected what their relations were with foreign nations when he ascended the throne, and the won- derful beneficent change that had been wrought through his personal efforts, they could not fail to realise the magni- tude of the loss the world had sustained. MR KEIR HARDIE. Mr Keir Hardie, M.P., speaking at Preston, on Sunday night, said one's op inion of the Throne as an institution need not necessarily bias judgment against its occupant. He said with all sincerity, that since King Edward ascended the throne he had added dignity and lustre to his great position. He would only ex- press the hope that his successor might follow worthily in his father's steps. Speaking on the House of Lords, Mr Hardie said that any policy of retaining the veto would be opposed to the last ditch. DENBIGH COUNTY COUNCIL. Alderman W. E. Samuel, Wrexham, despatched the following telegram :—- On behalf of the Denbigh County Council, I desire to express their pro- found grief at the death of the King. whose goodness and nobility endeared him to the whole nation, and their heart- felt sympathy with Queen Alexandra and the Royal Family in their sad bereave- ment. RHOS PARISH COUNCIL. At the meeting of the Rhos Parish Council, on Thursday evening the chair man, (Mr W. M. Jones) said that before proceeding w-th the business of the Coun- cil, their first dury should be to pass a vote of sympathy with "he Queen Mother. King George, Queen Mary, and the Roy- al Family, in their bereavement. The death of the late King had been a great blow. not only to the Royal Family, but to the nation at large. No King had made himself more popular than had Ed- ward the Seventh. He had become known among nations as Edward the Peacemaker, and it was freely acknowl- edged that during his reign the world had enjoyed a period of undisturbed peace. The Vice-Chairman (Mr C. Morgan) seconded. He was sure the whole coun- try would feel a great loss in the death of its Sovereign. King Edward had done all in his power to maintain peace with foreign powers, and had by his personal popularity and wondrous tact knit the colonies of his great Empire into closer and friendlier relationship with the mother country. The resolution was unanimously car- ried, all the members standing in respect- ful silence.

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