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THE LATE COLONEL MILLER. .

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THE LATE COLONEL MILLER. The interment of the late Colonel Miller, whose obituary notice appeared in our last issue, took place on Friday in Chester General Cemetery, in the presence of a large num- ber of mourners. The obsequies were of a simple character. The first portion of the ser- vice was held in St. Peter's Church, and conducted by the rector (the Rev. F. Tilney Stoncx), who also officiated at the g/aveside. As a token of respect 4ie kJ'nc!s ancl shutters were drawn across many of ry,° business establishments in North gate-street. coffin bore the inscription—"George Thomas Miller, died 12th May, 1902, aged 68 years." The chief mourners present were Mr. and Mrs. Orred, General Bally and MrB. Bellingham, and the Rev. ^a'r",fC'0' °therT9 Present included the Mayor of Chester (Mr. James G. Frost), Major- (general and Mrs. Adair, Mr. John Thompson. Mr. R. T. Richardson (Capenhurst Hall), Mr. H. T. Brown. Mr. Douglas Dobie, Mr. B. C. Roberts, Mr. C. P. Douglas, Mr. F. Horatio L'ovd, Mr. R. L. Barker, Dr. Taylor, Mr. Woods (steward of the Grosyenor Club), Mr. W. A. V. Churton and Mr. T. Diggory (representing Mr. W. H. Churton, clerk to the county justices), Mr. J. Pover, Mr. A. Lamont, Mr. T. Gibbons Frost, Mr. Jno. M. Frost, Mr. T. B. Richardson, Mr. W. Rogers, Mr. E. Dixon, Mr. Reginald Dixon, Mr. F. Skipwith, Mr. G. H. Rogerson, and Mr. Stubbs. The fol- lowing, in addition to several others above men- tioned, represented the Grosvenor Club: Messrs. W. R. N. Shand, John Urmson, R- Dott Thom- son, Major Wyley and Major Collins. Wreaths were sent by the following —Mrs. Pitcairn Camp- bell (Vicar's Cross), Mrs. Frances Aylmer Frost (Ashton Court), Mrs. George Coates (Rugby), "In affectionate remembrance of an old friend- Dorothea Lowry," "In loving remembrance, from Amy," Miss Louisa Evans, "With sincere sympathy from the Members of the Grosvenor Club." "In loving remembrance from Randle and Hetty" (Borras Head, Gresford), "Peggy," "With much regret, sympathy and sorrow—S. J. Bally," Mrs. n H. T. Brown, "With sincere sympathy—the Mayor and Mayoress of Chester," "With much regret and sympathy—Lieut.-Colonel N. D. E. Roberts," "in loving memory from the servants at Folliott House," Marmaduke and Anna Cramer Roberts, Mr. Douglas Dobie, "With affectionate remem- !"fricc~Mrs- Alfred Tyrer and Miss Tyrer" (Plas Newton), "With sincere sympathy—Mrs. Geo. W m. Gillow (West Kensington)," "In loving memory of a dear old friend—Grace B. Belling- ham," "With sincere regrets from Mr. and Mrs. Reginald Dixon," Mrs Morris and family. Carriages were sent by the Mayor of Chester, Mr. B. C. Roberts. Mrs. Pit- cairn Campbell, Mr. T. Gibbons Frost, Mr. B. Glegg (Backford Hall), Mr. H. Lyle Smyth (Bar- rowmore), Mr. Alfred Tyrer and Mr. Orred. Mr. G. A. Dickson and Colonel Evans-Lloyd were un- ab'e to attend the funeral. The funeral arrange- ments were carried out by Messrs. J- Smith and Son, Eastgate Row. Son, Eastgate Row. MAGISTERIAL REFERENCE. At the Chester Castle Petty Sessions on Satur- day the chairman (Mr. Horace D. Trelawny) on taking his seat, said: It was only last Saturday poor Col. Miller sat on the Bench here with us He was a constant attendant here, a conscientious, good, honest man and an old soldier I am sure my brother magistrates and myself will greatly miss him.

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