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HOUSE OF COMMONS.

. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH.

11 MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH.

HOUSE OF COMMONS.

. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH.

BALA.

. URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL.

. BOARD OF GUARDIANS.

DOLGELLEY. .------.

a——. PETTY SESSIONS.

. DEATH OF THE REV. E. DAVIES,…

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DEATH OF THE REV. E. DAVIES, CORWEN. IMPRESSIVE FUNERAL AT DOLGELLEY. The mortal remains of the late Rev. E. Davies, resident Wesleyan minister at Corwen, were in- terred here on Tuesday last, amidst the utmost general signs of deep sympathy. All the places of business were closed. Deceased was only at the last Conference appointed to take up his residence at Corwen, after a previously one year ministry at Talsarnau, and a decidedly successful three years at Dolgelley, where he was held in high esteem by all classes alike. He had also successfully laboured at Pwllheli, Conway, Aberffraw, and other places. Since his removal to Corwen, in September last, his health was visibly failing and in pursuance to a high medical advice, he had to relinquish ministerial duties. After a painful illness," the reverend gentleman peacefully succumbed on Sun- day morning last, at the comparatively early age of 38, leaving a widow and four young children to mourn ever his loss and with whom the deepest synpathy is felt in th-,irsad bereavement. The remains arrived here by the mid-day train, and were conveyed to the Wesleyan chapel, where an exceedingly impressive service was held, the Rev. P. Jones Roberts, superintendent c; the Circuit, presiding. The representative gathering included the fol- lowing ministers:—The Rev. Hugh Jones, Bir- kenhead (chairman of the North Wales District); Edward Humphreys (Liverpool Circuit Secretary); Robert Lewis, Ruthin R. Curry, Llangollen T. Roberts, Corwen; T. O. Jones, P.E.H.S., Mold; R. Jones, Towyn Edward Jones, Talsarnau; D. leurig Jones, Porthmadog; M. E. Jones, Llan- bedr A. W. Davies, Criccieth, &c. There were also present several prominent lay. men of the cormpction, deacons, and representa- tives oi various churches in North Wales the re- presentatives from the Corwen Circuit, together with a number of prominent townsmen, and exceedingly :large influx of the general ,)a Numerous letters of sympathy and regretti" > I ability to attend, were also received. The service throughout was strikinr* j sive, in which the Revs. R. Curry fW '-fa' J Edward Jones, Talsarnau; T. O. • Mo R Lewis, Ruthin; Edward Liverpool Hugh Jones, Birkenhead, William Roberts' Maentwrog, took p-,rt; The large funeral Procession subseouentlv wen- dedYs way from t'je chapel to the New Cemetery ja taorougn oraej, as follows Ministers, Local Preaehers9 anfiKspresestatives of Churches, x i_oma, ot Oac, with massive brass fittings borne, by appointed bearers, 6 ■ Carnages, containing the nearest relatives The General Public. At the grave side, the Revs. P. Jones Roberts ana Robert oones, Towyn, officiated. A suitable nyrnn was also sung with much, emotion. uulIi The funeral arrangements were admirably carried out by Mr. Davies, Commerce floai, Coi wen and a nnmber of friends had cha-pe of the local arrangements, ° In the evening, a memorial service was bpld at the Wesleyan Chapel, the Rev. Thomas Robert^ Corwen, delivering a powerful sermon.

HOUSE OF COMMONS.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH.

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