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THE LATE MR GWYNNE VAUGHAN.

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THE LATE MR GWYNNE VAUGHAN. Impressive Funeral at Builth Veils. The funeral of Mr Alfred Gwynne Vaugbang C.C., took place on Friday afternoon last at the Parish Thnrch, Builth Well?, and was largely attended by repieaentatives of public bodies in the two counties of Brecon and Radnor, 1/" well as by people residing in the town and district. The members of the Wye Lodge of Free- masons met at the Masonic Hall at 2 30 and walked to the residence of the deceased two abreast, and at three o'clock the body was removed from the house by the following past masters of the Lodge, who acted as bearers :— Wor. Bro. It F Hawkins, Wor. Bro, H T Price, Wor. Bro. D F H Williams, Wor. Bro. R A Lloyd, Wor. Bro. S G Tulk, and Wor. Bro. G B Sajce. The chief mourners were Mr and Mrs Cambridge Phillips (brother-in-law and sister), Miss Cambridge Phillips (niece), Mrs D A Rowlands (niece), Mr J Williams- (cousin), Mr Sydney Thomas, Mr Evan Taughan, Mr C Robinson, Mrs Charles Price, Nurse Evans and Nurse Jones. Amongst the representative mourners who followed the relatives and personal friends into church were members of Court "Pride of Builth" Ancient Order of Foresters of which the deceased was an honorary member and a trustee. At the churchyard gate the body was met by the Rev S H Wenham (vicar) and the surpliced eboir, and as the mourners entered the church the organist (Mr Sydney Phillips) played appropriate music. The tirst part of the service WHS taken by tbe Vicir and thee the hymn "Ntarer my God to Thee," and the 39th Psalm were sung. The chaplain of the Wye Lodge of Freemasons (the Rev. David Owen) read the lesson, which was followed by the singing of the well-known hymn, Lead, Kindly Light, amid the encircling gloom." As the cortege left the church the organist played," 0 rest in the Lord and the Dead March in 11 Saul." At the graveside the vicar officiated, and after the committal the Freemason dropped sprigs of acacia on the coffin, and then the vast congrega- tion sang with great feeling Jesus, Lover of my soul." Among the clergy and ministers present were the Revs S H Wenham, vicar of Butlth George Roberts, vicar of Rhayader; D Edmondes Owen, vicar of Llaudovery D Lewis Davies, rector of Llanelwedd David Owen, chaplain of the Loyal Wye Lodge Gordon Williams, vicar of Gwenddwr W W Poole Hughes, warden of Llandovery College A S Thomas, rector of Maesmynis; J H A Griffiths, vicar of Newbridge on-Wye Herbert Davies, vicar of Liangaiiten W E Jones, vicar of Alitmawr; Lewis James, pastor of Alpha, Builth Wells; W 0 Williams, pastor Memorial Church, Builth Wells. The members of the Wye Lodge of Masons present were :—Bros. J Jones, Lloyd Prosser, Fred Pugh, A Barret, David Jones, T H Jones, J Meredith Jones, James Eadie, A R Evans, W J Morris, John Duogan, J Murdock, G V Price, Roger Williams, H Vaughan Yaughan, D Edmondes Owen, R T Hawkins, H T Price, D F H Williams, R A Lloyd, S G Tulk, and G E Sayce. The following represented the Builth Court of Foresters :-Bros. W S Williams, Frank Davies, W Williams (sec.), C Whislay, Hugh Davies, W S Deacon, J Morson, H W Evans, T Meredith. W Martin, W Watkins. B Phillips, T Bevan, W Hope, M King, W Davies, A Twist, Syd Davies, Isaac Davies, E Jones, P Deacon, W Jones, and B Rees. Among the magistrates present were Messrs E. D. Thomas (Welfield), C. W. Woosnam (Cefnllysgwynne), H. Evan-Thomas (Caerwron), E. Butler (Glasbury), T. Thomas-Moore (Old Hall), C. G. Inglis (Glanwye), Thomas Williams (Erwood), Dr W. Black Jones (Builth Wells), Geoffrey Jones (Llandrindod Wells), Gilbert Eadie (Builth Wells), Joseph Hurst (Llandrin- dod Wells.) Members of the legal profession, county officials and public men included Messrs H. Taughan Vaugban (clerk of the Peace for Rad. sersbire), H. F. W. Harris (Clerk of the Peace for Breconshire), E. Powell Careless (solicitor, Llandrindod Wells), R. T. Griffiths (solicitor, Hay), W. Jones-Williams (Deputy. Coroner, representing Mr David Thomas and Mr Molyn- eux Thomas Brecon), H. Oliver (Llandrindod Wells), Richard Jones (Deputy Chief Constable for Radnorshire), D. C. Davies (Clerk to the Llandrindod Wells County Council), E. D. Prothero (Clerk to the Rbayader Board of Guardians), Mr Walter Lennard (Deputy Clerk to Builth Wells Urban District Council), Coun- cillors Tom Norton (Llandrindod Wells), John Morris (Builth Wells), T. R. Worthington, (Builth Wells) and E. S. Davies (Builth Wells). Messrs Telfer Smith (Surveyor, Builth Wells), John Jones (Birmingham Corporation Estate Agent), Ben Davies, C.C., S. Best (County Sur- veyor), S. Swan (Birmingham Corporation Engineer, Elan Valley), W. Bowen Hamer (Ithav ader), David James Campbell (Inspector of Wt ights and Measures) Thomas (London and Provincial Bank, Builth Wells), W. Snead Will- iams, (National Provincial Bank, Bnilth Wells), H.Joues (National Provincial Bank, Llandovery) J. Meredith Jones (City and Midland Bank, Builth Wells), Rees Thomas, H.A. and G. R. Thomas, B.Sc., Builth County School), G. V. Price (Auctioneer, Builth Wells). There were also present a large number of townspeople. The coffin was of polished oak with raised lid and beautiful brass fittings, and inscribed on the brass plate was Alfred Gwynne-Yaughan, died September 18th, aged 63 years." Many wreaths were sent by relatives and friends. The Rev. S. H. Wenham, preaching at St. Mary's Church on Sunday, made appropriate reference to the deceased gentleman paying a high tribute to his Christian career.

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