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BODFARY. DEATH OF MR. ROBERTS, GEINAS. We very much regret to announce the death of Mr. John Roberts, Geinas Farm, Bodfary. This sad event happened on Wednesday. Mr. Roberts had been in bad health for a long time, but hopes were entertained of his recovery, but a paralytic stroke prevented the fulfilment of those hopes, and he died as stated, in the 77th year of his age Mr. Roberts was born at Rhyd Evan, Llan- aantffraid-Glan-Conway, and was educated at Llangerniew. Although his parents were r farmers, it was considered that it would be an advantage to Mr. Roberts to undergo a more systematic course of agricultural study than he could obtain at home, and he was sent to War boys, in Huntington, to study farming, where he remained a considerable time. In due course, he married Miss Williams, daughter of Mr. Thomaa Williams, Cornel-y-cae. Whitford. There were three sons and two daughters, but two sons and one daughter only remain to plourn a kind and loving father. Mrs. Roberts died about ten years ago, much to the regret of the whole neighbourhood. Mr. Roberts was a well-known public man. He was a leading agriculturist, and took a keen interest in everything pertaining to -farming and stock-breeding. He was a mem- ber of the Denbighshire and Flintshire Agricul. tural Society since its establishment, and in this connection we will be sadly missed. He was an estate agent, and acted in this capacity for Col. Mesham, Pontruffydd, the executors of the late Dr. Anderton, Brondyffryn, the executors of the late Canon Browne, Mrs. Charlton Jones, The Grove, and others. As a connecting link between landlord and tenant, his services often were valuable and much ap- preciated. For years he carried on a large business as licensed valuer, and he also dealt as a general merchant at Bodfary station. In politics, he was a Conservative, but not of a bigoted or extreme kind. He took a great deal of intelligent interest in political matters, and was not afraid of.eriticising and condemning his own side when he was of opinion that thati side was not in the right. He was also a zealous churchman, of the evangelical school, and nothing grieved him so much as an attem pt to bring into the church any kind of extreme ritualism. Mr. Roberts was the oldest guardian in the St. Asaph Union, and he always dis- played much ability and conscientious straight- forwardness in his conduct in the Board, and the Rural District Council. We offer oar sincere sympathy to Mr. Ro. berts' relatives. He and us differed on many questions, but we always agreed to differ, and in Mr. Roberts we only saw one of the best of friends. The funeraljtakes place (tomorrow), Saturday, and is of a public character.

BATTLESHIP IN COLLISION.

CHILE AND THE ARGENTINE.

LORD HUGH CECIL AT GREENWICH.

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THE FLINTSHIRE POLICE COMMITTEE…

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