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YOUNG PEOPLES MUTUAL IMPROVE- MENT SOCIETY. The nbove society held its weekly meetings on Fri day last. It being an opening meeting of the new year, a coffee supper was held. Hun- dred and thirty partook of a grand supper, which was provided by the ladies of the com- mittee. Following the repast, a miscellaneous entertainment took place. The chair was occu- pied by the president of the society, viz., Alderman Ezra Roberts, in his usual manner. In his opening address, he informed the audience that he had just come from a committee which was called the 'Lighting Committee,' and he (the chairman) was rather uneasy that he should not be in tune for this entertainment. But the only way and the only reisoa he had to leave the committee was, that he had another light- ing committee to attend, which was more precious, viz to enlighten the minds uf the young people of Ruthin. The programme consisted of songs, recitations, &c. DEATH OF MRS. REECE, NANTCLWYD HOUSE. It is our painful duty to record the death of Mrs. Reece, the wife of the Rev J. F. Reece, rector of Llanfwrog, who passed away peace- fully on Sunday morning last The interment took place at Llanfwrog church on Thursday, the 19th inst. The funeral was the largest seen Ruthin for many years-Ftll classes attending Day their last tribute of respect to one who during the time of her residence in the V made herself the friend of all. Among the inhabitants of Llanfwrog, she was especially popular, and this fact was evidenced by the great number of the parishioners who attended the mournful procession to convey her re- mains to their last home. The service at the church was conducted by the Revs. Chancellor Bnlkoley Jones and D. Williams, Llandyrnog. The chief mourners were the Rev. J. F. Reece, Master Wynne Reece, Master Bertram Reece, Mr. J. W. Paynter. Miss Paynter, Mr. and Mrs. Fanning, Mr. E. G. Paynter, Mr. F. Reece, Mr. A. Reece, and Mr. Reece, and among those present were the following:-The Bishop of St. Asaph, the Revs. Thomas Jones (Llanbedr), J. Fisher, Basil Jones, W. Jenkins, Dafydd Jones (I.). R. Lewis (W.), I. James (B.), Alderman Ezra Roberta, Councillors Thomas Williams, E. T Owen, T. J. Roùw. William Jones, G. F. Byford, T. H. Roberts, and Mr. William Lloyd (Town Clerk).




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