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MONMOUTI-I.I

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MONMOUTI-I. I Aaent.Mr. Catfrey. Bookseller, Monmouth I RETURN OF ACTIVE VOLUNTEERS.—On Monday Slight at the Angel Hotel, a complimentary supper was given in honour of the return of tbe Active Service Volunteers, Private G. Ellaway and Private E. E. Kimber. The Mayor, Mr Huinilton T. Ramie, presided, and in adition to the two voluo teers named, his Worship was supported by a large number of visitors. Amongst the apologies for .mon attendance was a letter from Mr Sheriff Lawrence, M.P., regretting that a previous engage- ment rendered it impossible for him to be present as tie would have wished. TOWN COUNCIL MEETING.—The Mayor presided at the monthly meeting on Monday. — Dr Wilson called attention to the action of the Council at the last meeting in appointing Colonel Walwyn, who had not attended an y of t he meetings for 17 months, to represent them on the governing body of Jones' charity. The Clerk said the election was for that year, and was firial,A letter was read from the Local Government Board granting authority for a loan of £ 16,952 fur public improvements. Mr. 'Conyers Kirty, who was present, was instructed to prepare specifications for the septic tanks and other work connected with sewage di8posal by the 15th jnst., when a special meeting will he held to con- sider them.—It was decided to erect transformers and lay cables for supplying electric light to the iGrawmar School and the High School. DEATH OF CAPTAIN POWELL.- We regret to .announce the death of Captain Charles Champney Powell, of Monfrfoufb, which took place on Wednesday evening at the family residence, the Elms, Dixton Road, at the early age of 42 years. The deceased, who was a bachelor, joined the Volunteer movement a little more than 20 years ago, and was appointed captain to the Monmouth Company of the 4th Vol. Battalion. South Wales 3orderers, in 1892. He was a member of the Town Council, chairman of the Monmouth branch of the Licensed Victuallers Association, a prominent Free- mason, a Primo in the R.A.O.B., and was one of the most popular gentlemen in the town. The suddenness of his death will come as a surprise to his friends, as his illness extended only over four days. The cause of death was a severe attack of pleuro-pueuinonta. Much sympathy is felt with his mother, Mrs Powoll, and the family. St'DDEN DEATH AT TRELLECK.—Mr Biekerton H. Deakin, district coroner, held an inquest on Wednesday afternoon, at the Police Station, Trelleck, on the body of 'Ihomas Lewis, aged 66, farmer, New House Farm, Trelleck, who died suddenly on Monday last, the 3rd inst.—The only witness called was Frederick Lewis, son of deceased, who said his father was 66 years of age. He enjoyed good health usually, but a few months ago he bad an attack of pain at the heart, and was troubled by shortness of breathing, but recovered in about halt-an-hour. On Sunday last be appeared in his usual state of health, and retired to bed about p.m. At 3 a.m. witness was aroused and found bis father suffering from another attack. I-lis heart was beating rapidly, and his breathing was short „ and difficult. He lingered for about 40 minutes when death supervened. Dr Kay, of Tintern, saw the body afterwards and said deceased had died of spasms of the heart.—A verdict of Natural Death was returned.

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