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CAPEL CURIG FARMER DROWNED.

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CAPEL CURIG FARMER DROWNED. BODY DISCOVERED. IN A LAKE. The disappearance of a well-knuwn local fanner liot wreik created a painful sonsation at C49al Ching. It appears that Mr Wm. Thomas, Cwm Isa, who was over 82 years, left has son's (Owm Isa) in the evening of Niuve-mbor 24th. As be was in tibe habiit of staying away over night the family bad no cause i<,c anxiety over his Absence. As he had not returned on Sunday ÙlqlririEti wexe made. Search parties were formod, athd tava rivers, Latkes, and sur- rcurwJmg mountaLna wwe Bea-rohied!, but nio traoe was f-enmd of him until iast Sunday, when Mr Owen. YViMiams, baalaif, Itoyatl Hotel, dis- covered his body in the adjoining iajtfe. The deoeaaed began farming at Cwm Isa 55 years ago, retiring about five yeara ago, when he transferred the furm tio his son. lIe possessed & very hardy oc/rsaU-tution, and boasted that he slept as ofteai in the open air as under a mof. INQUEST. Mr Pentir Williams held an inquiry at Owm Isa, on the remains of the deceased, the Rev. U. H. Roberts being the foreman of the jury. W. Wiliiams, -Fnan Heulog, saad he saw the deceased on Thursday evening, Novecmber 24th, about 7 p.m., walking in the direetioii ol Ogvven Lake aiorxg the Bothesda-road, Owen Williams, Royal Hotel, stated that he hoard the doce-ased pass the itotel on. the even- ing of Novomber 24th. He knew his ateps. and he was, as usual, taoking to himself. Abooit 7.30 a.m. la.t SUIldLY witness went in search of doo^aeod, and tried the Capel Ourig- lake, where he found him face downwards in the lake in about 6 foot of water. Has stick was stal graaped in his left ha-nd, while hie cap was in his right. Where the body was found there was an opening in tho wall whicih was ercctcd i-ouxi'd tlio lake. The deceased probaibly went thiv.'agh the c^oiHTig and slippe-d. and in ait- tempt-iE'g to regain his feet rolled into deeper water. The jiury roturaed a verdict cf AcoidentaJly drowned," and it was decided to call tihe atten- tion of tho County Council to the necessity of repairing tho Ccjicc. A vote of sympailh^ was pased with tihe d-e- ceased's family, a representative of whom ex- prcssed their appreciation of the kindnets nsauifeisted by tho pariihioners who joined in search for the body. The interment took place on Tuesday, in tho Church Ceniotery, the Rev. E. Sirmetit Jlcsnes officiatinig.

RHYL URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL.

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RHYL URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL.