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.r" -rt(, 'DII" DEATH OF SIR JAMES DRUMMOND. POPULAR NOBLEMAN UNIVERSALLY LOVED. DEEP REGRET OF THE POPULACE. IMPRESSIVE FUNERAL AT TALLEY. It is with profound and unfeigned regret we -announce the death of Sir James Hamlyn Wihiams- Drummond, Baronet, C.B.. Lord-lieuetnant of Cai?- marthenshire, at 6 a.m. on Sunday last at his \\plsh icsidence Edwinsford, Carmarthenshire. The sad news has stirred the country of W estW ales to its very depth, and throughout Wales, bcotiand and wherever he wa .known it has occasioned the jery deepest sorrow. ?Over the country around Edwms- forFhis beautify Welsh s?t. and Hawthornden his charming Scotc?esidenoe, quite a g?om has been ca? and the .inha?ants talk m hushed broker voices, so overcame ? they .by tn.Ioss of a gent? man who they .loved and honoured in life. Th county of Carmarthen is-especially grieved a. the deceased Baronet was a familiar iigure in all quar. ?r? TakeLlandovery, Llangadock. Amman Valley, Llancllv Ferryide. Llanstephan, Laugharnc. Pendme. W??nd,?. Clears, Bankyfet.m. Carmarth?, Llan- dy?ul, ?ewcastle-Emlyn, and place, in bc.tween .and it will be found that no genUeman ?.? known, none more heartily welcomed, ?hout a doubt it can be stated that no gentleman was more TMpular than the late bir James Drummond, whose ?nted death is .0 generatly and sincere y mourned. No man ever planted deeper in the aSections of the populace, without distinction of class, creed or sect, than he. His name was a house- hold world. And what had won for him this universal esteem? It was his charming personality, affable disposition, uprightness, integrity, love of justice, charitableness, kindness, consideration for others, unfailing courtesy, these and other good qualities, so richiv imbued in him, went to bu.ldup a character which won the highest admiration. Fhi-. was further enhanced by his devotion to duty, and the recognition of the great respomihl];ties, which his high position placed on him. Tuc-se rc'-pons.ibili- ties be never shirked. As. a landlord the late .1' James Drummond was a model, and the very best of feelings existed between him and his tenantry. It was characteristic of the deceased Baronet thi-, he never liked missing old faces. In the household staff he almost dreaded a change. He loved to have old familiar faces round him, and so on his estate his anxiety was to keep the old tenants. With equal truth can it be said the tenants did not desire to leave the estate and rarely did they, because in Sir James they knew they had a fair and generous landlord who in good days rejoiced with them. and in bad times sympathised w.iih them, not in mere words only, but in a very practice way. He was one of those landlords who clearly demonstrated that the old system of landlord and tenant is a good one, and that on estates, such as this it is better to be a tenant than an owner. He was always anxious to improve agriculture, and mainly through his efforts tho TaIIcy Agricultural Society owed its establish ment and continuance. In this work he wa' sup- ported bv his bosom friend, Lieut.-General ;-ir James Hills-Johnes, V.C., G.C.B,. Dolat'.cothi. 'ir James appeared to enjoy gocd health until some six weeks ago, when owing to an attack of the heart he wa." obliged to keep ii-;s bed for a iort- night. He recovered, and when the Yeomanry was encamped at Handilo, received General Sir W. H. Mackinnon, with whom he had served in the Grenadier Guards, at Edwinsford, when he came to inspect the Yeomanry. He continued to make good progress, but his medical adviser (JJr. Price, Llan- sawel) imposed further rest on him. However on Thursday in last week he nad a relapse, and though the best medical skill was obtained, he passed away on Sunday last as stated above. The deceased gentleman has an exemplary record of public service to his credit. Below we refer to some of the omces which he has niled. He was one of the few representative members on the County Council, who had been a member since the Local Government Act came into force, and he represented the district of Talley and Liansawel, the ratepayers of which division showed their complete confidence in him by returning him unopposed at the triennial elections. As Lord Lieutenant of CarmarthenshircJ he discharged th-' delicate duties attache. to the office with tact and skill In recognition of his many services to the civil administration of the country, the late King dward VII. conferred on him the honour of C.B. As Lord Lieutenant he presided over the delibera- tions of the County Territorial iForce Asosciation. and his advice and experience were most vÚùabJ('. The deceased Baronet, who was 56 years of age, took an active interest in politics, and believing that the policy of the Unionist party was the right one, allied himseif with the cause of Unionism. He was a vice-president of the Carmarthenshire Con- servative Association, and on the inauguration of the West Carmarthenshire Unionist Association was elec- ted its first president, an omce which he filled with distinction up to the time of his death. He was al&o a vice-president of the East Carmarthenshire Conservative and Unionist Association, and the S. Wales Tariff Reform Federation. He was a tower of strength to his party, and his death has left an irre- parable loss in its ranks. He was a staunch Church- man, and a stout champion of its noble work. A Christian in the real sense of the word, he set an example which will'long live in the locality where he resided. He never missed the services of the I church, and he was always mindful of the poor, sick and needy, to whom he extended the hand of kindness on the principle of never letting his left band know what his right hand did. Ostentation was foreign to his nature, and he lived a quiet, good life, doing good by stealth and blush to find it fame, to the advancement of the welfare of hi!! fellow-countrymen, which wilt remain a monument to his useful ilfe. GENEALOGY. The following interesting- history of the family is taken from the JocRNAL dated April 28th, 1905, when Princess Christian came down to lay -.he foundation stone of the Alttymynydd Sanatorium. ''And perhaps before proceeding any further with the narrative of the Koya.1 visit, it would be interest- ing to give some facts concerning the honoured name of Williams-Drummond. and the fine old family mansion, which stands in such picturesque and wetl .kept grounds on the bank of the Cothi, m u)e parish of Llansawel, and about nine miles north of Llandilo. Surrounded by high hills, some of which are 1,100ft. above sea level, it glories in scenery which cannot but win the admiration of lovers of Nature, and the neighbourhood has a romantic past which appeals strongly to the imagination. The mansion was 6rst built about 400 years ago, and there still remain several traces of the architecture of that period, but in 1864-5 it was partly re-built and greatly enlarged. In the suite of rooms set apart for the Princesses the remarkably 6ne and well- preserved corniced ceilings date from the time of James 1. These rooms are on the west side. com- manding an extensive view of the Vale of Cothi, noted for its romantic scenery., in the direction of Carmarthen, and they are furniahed with handsome old Chippendale. The Edwinsford genealogy takes us back to a remote period in the known annals of Wales. The place when first men- tioned as the location of a family of importance was called Rhyd Edwin, of which tiwins- ford is a literal English rendering. It afterwards for a long period took the form of Rhyd Odyn.. The Williamses of Rbyd Odyn have descended through Princely and Royal Mood. and have never, amid all the changes of time, fallen into an obscurity which threw into shadow any portions of their genealogy. Through Rhys ap Tewdwr they defended from Howel Dda and Rhodri Mawr. Kings of Wales, and through Ellen, wife of Llewelyn ap Philip, from Henry 1. of England. ? r. The Drummonds of ?awchorndcn .L.. also carry a name of influence in North Britain. They de- scended from the noble family of that name of Perth and Carnock. and are of an ant quity somewhat anterior to the Conquest.. They had their o?'? 't is said, in the time of Malcolm Canmore (A.D. 1057?. through whose favour the nrst Drummond, a native of Hungary, grew into note and great wealth. In the '-Tales of our Great Families is the follow- ing reference: The story of the origin of the name of Drummond thus related in the older peerages. -Maurice, son of George, son of Andrew. K'?.? Hungarv, being in command of the vessel m which St. Margaret, afterwards Queen of Malcolm H., embarked for Hungary, happened to be driven by a ?orm into the Firth of Forth. Here on landing Sune befriended him. for he was made steward of Lennox and received from the hand? of_Ki? M? ) ? lands of Drywen of Drummen. from wb?cb ?"de?ed tb. name of Drummond, and to this d? In memory of his safe nilotage ot Queen Mar- ?a et ?"d?cendants bear for their arms ?three bar. \.n)e? representing the wave.! of the sea. T'?ba?f H?thornden belonged in the year 1358 to the Abernethys. by whom it was sold to the 1AM tO ine J ?? ? ? ? j?? family ?Dou?.a?d '? ? ??, ? ?e Drummond. rh.? ? j?n? son. William Dr:=cnd. b:rn'No?ber 13. ?5. ? was a cele- brated poet of his day. His history of the hvc Jameses, Kings of, is well-known, though, perhaps, it is as a poet rather than an historian that he is indebted for his Literary fame. It j:; an historical fa-ct that Ben Jonson walked from London to Scotland for the purpose of visiting Drummond at his beautiful and romantic scat of Hawthorndcn.. The poet's father, Sir John, was gent.ciTian usher to King James, and the singer seems to have :nherit"<i his reverence for Royalty. Photo by] -?-———— "THE LATH SIR JAMES DRL'MMOND, BART., C.B. ? ?-?-??-? [Lafayette. The Edwinsfoid and Hawthornden families became united when, on July 4th, 1855, oir James Druni- mond, the third baronet, married Mary Meaner, second daughter of Sir James Hamlyn WiHiams. Bart.of Edwinsford. Pursuant to tuc will of h's father-in-law, dated 1858, under which his wife. Lady Drummond, inherited the Edwinsford Estate. Sir James assumed the surname of Williams in addition to and before Drummond. There were five children of the marriage, the eldest son being the present Sir James Mamiyn WiMiams-Drummond, who was. born at CloveLy Court on January 15th, 1K57, and succeeded to the 'baronetcy in 18&5. Sir James, who now has the honour of entertaining Royalt37 at Edwinsford. J['i beloved by everyone who knows him :t.s a most gentleman, a nci a landlord, and the deep interest he has taken. With Lady in the sanatorium oniy oce of many instances of his benevolent nature. In 1885 he was high-sheriff of Carmarthenshire, and in 1898 he was appointed Iord-Iieut"nant ot the county. He has taken a very creditable part in the public life of the county in many other ways, 10: he was chairman of the defunct Talley and Llansawel School Boards, and has represented the Talley and LIansawel districts on the County Council since its establishment. He is also colonel of the Carmarthen- shire Artillery Militia, and in 1892 he wu., president of the Cambrian Archaeological Association when that body visited the neighbourhood. On January 50, 1889. he married Madatina Diana Eiizabeth. eldest daughter of the late Sir Andrew Agnew, Bart., and his son and heir was born on May 25th, 1891. L<Mly Drummond has endeared herseif greatly to all by her active support of philanthropic objects. She is the Lady Bountiful for a iarge district round Edwin8ford, and the keen and she takes hi the welfare of the pooren resident's K the theme for many a heartfelt prayer cf gratitude. Her 'QQd W0! l' not spasmodic anfi rar between. t; di.ily and all the year round and from year to yea)'. A lover of horticulture, Lady Drummond ta,kcs great interest in the cottagers' gardens around, and annually offers a substantial prize at Talley show for the best well-kept garden in the district.' Laay Drummond predeceased her husband six year's a.go, and never was a lady more universally and sincerely mourneu. The work of Sir James and Lady Drummond in seeing the accomplishment of the AIltymynydd Sanatorium, for the relief and cure of that dread disease consumption, has been written in history, and will live for all time. As was pointed out in the JOU8NAL recently to them realty Is due the present form of the Welsh National Memorial to King Edwards VII., for it was they who secured the interest of Mr. David Davie: Liandinam, in the noble work of stamping out tuberculosis, and it was from what he saw of the good work which sanatoria, woui'd do, that he took up the work so whole-heartedly. In this way fix sanatoria benefits in the Insurance Act trace their origin to the great anu noble work of the )ae S.r James and Lady Drummond. THE NEW BARONET. Our readers will recollect with what great re- joicings the coming of of the oniy son, Mr. Jam' ? Drummond. was celebrated in May last ycm. Then the whole countryside met to do him honour, and show his father their esteem for the famdy. Littte did anybody think then that the young gentic- man. who so courteousiy received the hundred. ?f guests, would be called upon to assume hi'' h'.gh tesponsibnit'es so soon. However, Providence has so willed it, and the prayers of all will go out that h< may be helped to discharge those respousibiliti,.s, and worthily follow in his father's footsteps. Already he has proved himself to be the worthy son of a worthy sire. He was educated at Eton, and won the esteem and respect of all In the district, and especially the tenants, with whom, as he stated at hi.s coming-of-age luncheon, he is desii'ou- of con- tinuing the pleasant relations. He is a keen and ccoft all-round sportsman, and M fond of hunting. fishing, shooting, motorin.g artd sroMing. The late Baronet's two brothers arc Mr. Hugh WdlianiM-Drummond, chairman of the directors of the houth Western Ratlway, and Mr. Dudtey WiUiams-Drummond, agent for t.he Cawdor Estate, ::n'd Chairman of the Carmarthcnshire Court of Quarter cessions. Mr' Dudley Drummond is a "istor of the late Lady Drummond. The heartfelt sympathy of the whole countryside \vi)) go out to the famity In their irreparable iot. THE FUNERAL. Wednesday was a day of mourning in Talley arc! Ditnsawet, when the mortal remains of the ¡¡,te Baronet were laid to rest in the family grave 'neath the shadow of t'ne ruins of the ancient Abbey, in the peacefut and well-kept God's acre of Talley Pari-h Church. The whole district wore a sombre appearance, and in keeping, as it were. with the ?ad occasion, and to intensify the solemnity, the weather was dull, the sky being overcast with dark clouds. The funeral was timed to leave Edwinsfprd at quarter to two o'clock, but long before that people began to arrive from all parts of t'ne country. Motor-cars and horse'-vehicles brought crowds of sympathisers into Talley. The motor- oars were a sight to see at the Edwinsford Arms Hotel. The gathering that assembled to pay the last tribute of respect to the deceased nobleman was rcuresentafive of all classes, professions and tradps.¡ It certainly was the most distinguished 1 jt seen In the district within Jiving menMi?y. Prac- ? tically ')he whole of the population of Tallcy, ? Llansawel, and 'Cai'o parishes was present. At ? Crugybar a tabled was tc have been ujM?eiled to Nt the memory of Nancy Jones about the same time as the funeral, but this ceremony was postponed ? g! until after the last sad rites of burial had been K ? performed at Tafley Churchyard. The maan drive S S outside t.he mansion of Edwinsford was packed ? ? with tenants and residents of the distr.ct, and their i sad faces told how keenly they felt t.he loss of the ? late Sir James Drummond. on whom they had looked ? as a dear friend. It \va-. the same t:)]e on all lips, ? ''Mac e'n colled mawr i ni; allwn ni bytji cael E? ?wrboneddig fe! yr oedd o ragor." It was a. ?imp e ? r statement.. but it showed the depth of affection. ? the funcra) anang-elTlents were m the hands ')< ? Mr. Lewis Bowen, the estate baiiiff, and he was t assisted by the foil.rwin,, stewards:—Alessr' 'I'. -) ? ?oc-a. GIariyt'afonddu; Mr. T. Davi's. Tynyrwni: ? .? \Vm. Jones, Ffocs?ott.a,; \Vm. Williams. Bane; ? ? David Williams, Ynysa-u, and Thomas Evans, Abe t ? nant—all tenants on the estate. ,'wlnt-alI tenants on the estate. t. tS When the massive unvarnished coSin made of I ? oak. grown on the estate, and made by the estate c.-rpenter, was brought out of the mansion, and g pia?e<t on the wheet-bler, ait male heads were im- ? ;t)?diatety b.u'ed, and a shock seemed to pass §* chrough the .gathering as though they fuiiy ? realise tor the nrst time, that it was on.y too true 'j wat the end had come. The cofEn, en which § was placed a wreath, bore the inscription en a brass plate: "James Haii-ilyn mond, born 13th January, 1857; died 15th June, jH 1915." It was then covered with the Union Jack. ? PunctuaHy ad 1.45 p.m. the mournful cortege ? moved away. At the head wa? a. pos-e of Carmar- ? thcnhire (constabulary under the command of ? Leputy-'C'hicf-<'onsta.b!e ],,Nans and Supts. Samuel JJJ< Jones, Llanelly, and J. E. Jones, Carmarthen. Q Then came the Territorial omcers in uniform, viz., ? Major R. A. NeviU, Capt. Jack Francis, and B? Lieut. Tr?bshaw (Royal Engineers), and Capt. de g Rees (omccr commanding Carmarthen detactimcnt Kt 4th \Ve!sh). The v.-heel-bior bearing the ccmn, .n ? ? dt&wn by the estate workmen, came next. The p,ill-bear,r,s were:—On the left flank, Co!. Lord St.. Levan. St. Michael's Mount (Grenadier Guards), ? Mr. Herbert Peel, Ta!iaris. and Sir Marteinc ? Lloyd, Dart., Bronwyd; on the right flank Lieut.- Q General Sir James HiHs-Johncs, V.C., G.C.B.. MDo!aucothi; Mr .A. Stepney Gutston, Dc; wydd, and g Mr. Mervyn LI. Peel, Danyraht. Immediately be- Q hind were the chief mourners. The young Baronet gj walked between his two uncles, Mr. F. Dudley tHWiUiams-Drumond and Mr. Hugh Wi]!iams-Drum- M mond; Mrs. Newton Leeke (sister of the deceased M Baronet); Lady Stuckley and Mrs. Hamtyn, Clovelly M (fu st cousins); Lady Kinnaird and Mrs. Dudley [a WniiarrM-Drummond (sisters-in-law); Capt. and Mrs. tg Clifton; Co!. -Cuthbert'.on; the Master of Kinnaird, jg(Scot!- Guards); the Hon. Kenneth Kinnaird; Mr. I W. MacneIH: Sir Andrew Agnew, Bart.. and Miss .Hew. (The indies did not walk in the procession H to the churcLf. Then followed the county magts- M tr.itc- i:he tenants of the estate, and a very 'arg-? M number of the general public. Crowds of sym- H pathisers watched the funeral proces-sion as It S) wended Its way through the beautiful country to ? the church, and tears welled up Into many eyes N u.s the coffin came into view. In the churchyard a Squadron of the Pembroke- f si)ij-e Imperial Yeomanry, under the command of < Major Sj'ence-Jones, Cwmgwili; Major Dc)me ? D?ies-Evans. Penyian; Major Stewart. D.S.O., g and Lieut. C'amubcH-Davys, lined the pathway S ieading from the east entrance gate to the west. f! The west pathway to the church enhance was lined „ by the DandHo detachment of the 4th We!sh Regi- t ment under the command of Capt. J. R. Williams and Licut. Hugh Jone" Manoravon. Other omcers pr.L"-ent were Major Bramwell Jones, Lianelty: Licut. E. A. H. Harries, Ferrystde. and Licut. Hume Buck!ey Roderick, Llanelly. The dettach- ment included two veterans, CoI.-Sergt. Pritchard Dal\-ies and Sergt. J. Woodrow. Up tne military- lined pa.thways the funeral cortege proceeded, the ofnccrs saluting a.s the com.n passed. At the church entrance the body was met by the follow- ing robed clergy:—The Lord Bishop v of Swansea, the Rev. Alban Davies. (vicar of Ta-Hcy), the Rev. H. L!oyd (vicar of Caio), the Rev. Robert Williams (vicar of LiandUo), and the Rev. R. Lewis (curate of Llansawel). In the sacred edifice all the magni- ficent floral tributes that had been ,,('nt) were placed, and Mr. Edmond Long Price and Mr. Her- bert Long Price, who 'had charge of the church arrangements, had di-played them to advalnt&ge. They were placed in the chancel, on the windows, and hung on the wa! but so iarge was the number that many had to be placed on the noor. Tne quaint old church was packed, and hundreds werel unable to gain admission. "IUY}._1:8 iIr'II I &ERVICE IN CHURCH. I The opening sentences of tho burial service were Jea.d by tbf lkv. H. Lloyd, and as thf comn was borne intQ the church Mrs. Alban Davies played ¡ "'0 rest is the Lord on the M-gan. The hymn "Now th? Labourer's task is o'er'' was aung with 1 'nueh p:ÜLü, led by the joint "?lO: c.f TaHc-y and I [,iansa\C'l. The Rev. R. Wj)Hams rc&d the 59th j and t.h<- Rev. Aiban Davies the lesson. Then hlt bjumiial hymn of true faith and axpectation On the resur.LCtion morning was &ung with r. OU', and Mrs. Alban D,i{'s played tihe Dead March in -Saui. A Stt'.ng cic?e to the most ? the .?inging of the "Nunc Dirnitris, "Lord now ldtest Thou Thy servant depart in peace: accord- ? ing, to Thy Word," as the body was ? bemg carried out of tne church. The § coHhi \vas then conveyed through the rintilitary runk? to the family burial place, which .s M railed in. and cUmbing roses surrcar.d tt. H?rc the J grave was lined with mo?-s. and 'rudded with roses. ? nd otncr' nowo's. As the comn wfts loweren into 'ts earthly bed, the Rev. R. Lewis read the sentences. The Lord Bishop of Swansea read'.he committal' prayci's, and the concluding portion of the beatitiful Church of ElgJa)Jd services whic'h [.Mows no distmc- tion of The tremendous was \sib)y affected. especiaUy win'u at the conclusion that fine o)d We)-.h hymn., Dydd myrdd o ryip,;d. odau," was sun.g with much feeling and expulsion. The hymn was gi.-en out by the Rev. J. D. Evans (CM.), E&gernant. The B'hop pronounced the Benediction, and che ea,ithly cafue:' of the fourth Baronet of OovcUy Court and Eu'.vinsford was finished. Then <)id the sun shine forth, as (,1Ough Oid ol \li"he:J t;) Klve his blessing to ti!c fifth Paronet and to hope h15 p;nthly C.H'?('r would bi_S br¡!l'¡ a:, L.é lather's. Am!'n:;st those pr:"e IE were:—Loi<t Kr:IIsingtcn, :t. Br'de's' Sir Cwen &ourfield. Winiamston; v1r. -i ri(I M I- Nletzric Doyd: Col. H. DaN,ie.Evails, id- '3utcnant of Cardiganshire, and Mrs. Davies-Evans. HI?hmead: Mrs. Spence Jone-. CwmpwM: Mrs. De!me D.ivie'-Evan? Pcnyian: Co). T. L!o?.d H.u- ries Uwvndcwi: Mr. Ceo. Prysc. GogC'rcH¡!;]; Mr. J. W. Gwynne-Hughes. Trcgeyb; Mr. E. P. L!o:.d. it; Coj. J. D. Lloyd, Pare Hcnri; ('apt. E. ('. Harri( s. Bryntowy; Co!. Daviet. Rho-ybedv. Major Harford and Mrs. Charlotte Hittford. Falcon date; Mr. Bertie, Pwkhbychan; Mnjor Dowdcswe! The Cottage. Hanstephan Mr. Mor.gan Jones, LlannnJo: Mr. Alfred Stephens. BroomhiU; Capt. W. P. J(,fF,-e- Cyne;hordy; Mr. Thos. Grif- fiths. Bnrry Port; Mr. Picton Phiiipps. chief fon- stable of Carmarthenshire: Mr. J. Morgan Davies: Mr. Cyril and Miss Davies, IFro<x!va]e.; Mr. Grif- fith Owen. The Palace. AbergwiH (registrar of the diocese of St. David's): lieutenant Punn. D.S.O.. Ií Maunt Hin. Carmarthen the Mtss( s Manse] :Ma0F. g ti,ito; Major Lloyd. Brunant: Mr. G. R. Carvfr. t \Ven!d)t; Mr. Joseph Will,;arTis, bgh,sherifI of C:n- t mat'thenshire; Mr. W. W. Brodie. under sherifr: Mr. M Douglas Jones. cl€rk to the Licuteii,,incy-, Mr. t Joyn-.on. Brechfa; Mr. R. H. Sampson. Pontardu- 't?is: Mr. Hubert Morgan Grifnths. Lime Grove: Mr D. Howe'I Thomas, Starling Park. Carmarthen ?Mr. W. Vincent Howei! Thomas. Carmarthen; Mr. ) Percy Thomas and Mr. James Thomas, DcrHy? ? Court. 'Carmarthen Rev. B. Parry Gnnfiths. v'car of ? St. Peter's, Carmarthen; Rev. J. Price, Tattey & House; Mr. Edmond Price. Dark Gate, Talley: Mr. H. 0. Long Price, AbcrgwiH; Rev. Frank Long } Price, Cwmgigfra.n: Rev. W. Rces. vicar. Ltanga- ? dock: Mr. G. P. Evans, Love'-grove; Mr. H. K. E. ? Phitipps. Tregeyb; Mr. D. E. Davics. GcUy. Dan .'l'wy; Dr. and Mrs. Pricp. Dansawei; Mr. D. E. Srephcns. Trawsm.nvr: Mr. F. R. Neviil and \V. Y. N(;viH. DanpHy: Mr A. E. Harries, The Oid Vicarage, T,tat!di)n; Mr. John Stephens, T.taidUo Distnct Counii: Mr. J. W. Nicholas, clerk T I I of the Carmarthenghire County <,ounci): Rev. J. A. WilHams, vicar of Uangathen Mr. J. Ernest Doyd, town clerk of Lampeter; and Mr. D. F. IJoyd. Lam- peter: Principal Bebb, St. David's Lam- peter; the Mayor of Carmarthen (Mr. J. B. Arthur). Mr. Lewis Bishop, Bryneithyn: Major E. R. Eva.ns. theYstrad. Carmarthen; Mr T. H. Powell. sotieitor. Handito: Mr. A. J. Hamlyn Hughes. Middteton Ha)l: Rev. H. R. Protheroe. TaMey; Rev. Atdred William, Carmarthen; Atd. C. P. Lewi, Llan- dovery; Mr. D. R. WIUiams. Ivy Bush Royat Hotel. Carmarthen; Mr. T. E. Brigstocke; Mr. E. Coi-by Evs; Mr. Walter L!oyd; Mr. P. J. Wheldon. Carmarthen: Rev. Evan Jcnkins. Pen- ca dcr: Rev. D. J. Jones, vicar of St. David'.s: Dr. LL Bowen Joneg. Carmarthen; Mr. Lew.t- Giles. editor, CARMARTHEN JOURNAL; Mr. W. Jonea, Parade, Carmart'nen; Mr. Evan Jones, Glamennin; Mr. J. H. Hughes, Red House. Llan- di10f Mr. H. J. Stokes, agent for the West Carmar- t,hlnshiro Unionist Aasociation. (Mr. R. H. Harries. "W' I The Croft, the chair.nmt.n of the association, ? was unable to attend owing to indispositionl; Mr. T. JB F. James, agent for the East. ça.J:IDartnenshire Con- ? serva.tive Association; Mr. GriSiths, Maesyffynnon; g the- Cawdor Estate Office staff (Mr. Newton Philips, g Mr. Sw.indeH, Mr. Wood)ey and Mr. D. J. Thomas); ? Mr. E Kvans, jhcmist. Arnnianford; Mr. T. P. ? Jones. UaneDy; Mr. Joseph Morgan. Ferrysido; Mr. .?D. CrifEths, Edwinsfoid Anns, TaUey; Mr. Picton, Tr,;s'<:o¡.d; Mr. W. Stephens, _'<ÁnJilo; Mr. J. ? Sivi], Forest Arms. Brechfa,; Mr. Roes Owen, Pant- ? yrEynnon; Inspector Hancocke, L. and N.W.R., ? Uannilo; Mi. Harrier. G.W.R. stationmaster, Han- 1 cito: Rev. Jenk\ n Jonc-. Macsteilo; Councillor W. ? HoDkin,s, LIandito; Mr. Casburn Dolaucothi Arms, ? Punipsaint; Mr. Cecil Davies, Crofty. Penclawdd; Rev. D. Jones, Rev. W. A. a!ul Mrs. Lloyd, the Vicarage. Taliarx: Mr. W. WiHi{uns. Tycoch; Mr. P and Mrs. John GrifHths. Taltey; Mr. E. Evans, L)Fcr)-ysidc: Mr. E. Harries. TrcA-.a.'un; Mr. Daniel ? Thomas, LIethennawr; Mr. J .P. G-riSths, Cwmdu; '.slon' t, Mr. 1 hos. Thomas, ijoiaugleiston'; ex-Sergt. Phillip ? Morgjn )3)))ry Port; Mr. W. Richards, Ashncid. Llangadock, etc., etc. .and Mrs. Pryso Rice, Hwynybrain, were unavoidably absent, but sent a conveyance. FLORAL TRIBUTES. ,j Tin; floral tributes made a gorgeous sight. They '<' consisted of a wealth of bloom the like of which hao ¡ rarefy been seen in West Wales. Many of the tributes contained the choicest of exotic lilies, white ?t one wreath, sent by Mr. W. wa- com- posed entirely of magnificent orchids. The floral tributes were sent by the following:—A harp. with 1 deepest sympathy and sorrow for a good and kind tnaster from the hou-ehofd scrvanta: a token of S respect and with sincere regret, from the employees i.d[t Edwinsford: from Hugh, Gertie and Gena Dru-n f mond; Violet and Mr. J. Talbot Clifton, Lytham Hal). Cuthbert, and Cecil; Andrew MacneiII; Sir ft Andrew A.gncw. Edith and Cecil Noel; Edmond and .*< Ethel <'harrin.ghain and Hazel Agnew; Arthur and i* Alun Archdpacon of Carmarthen; li! Agriouttural Society Mr. and Mrs. Saunders Dav's, l1 Pentre; Eleancr, Kitty and William; Mrs Helen E, Behrc'ns; Mr. Os\vyn m. L. Pavies. LlangathM -church people; Mr. and Mrs. David Paton, Llan- ? clly: Capt. and 1r¡;a,mpbeJl Duckworth, Ben- mead: Vicar of LIangathcn and Misa Williams: hi Major Detmc and Mr; Gwladys Davies-Evans: Capt. and Mr?. Foster. Angel Marine Artillery; Edwins- ford gardeners; Col. and Mrs. J. Roper Wright, L!wynderw Lord and Lady Dynevor; Rev. and Mrs. Frani{Long Prtce; minister, church and congrega- tion of Esgernant C.M. Chapel; tenants of.LIan- sawcf estate: Dr. and Mrs. Price, Llansawcl; Mr. C. H. Morgan GriSths, Lime Grove, Carmarthen; end Mrs. Geo. E. Bowen. Rumsey House. Kidwelly; Mr. and Mrs. Gwynnc-Hughes, Trcgey'b; Mr. and Mt'y. Alfred Stephens, Broomhill: Mrs. Chas. Methuen and Miss Mcthuen, London; Mr. and Mrs. Hy. Ph'lipp-, Trogeyb; Lady Evans. Miss Evans and Mi-s Gwenyth Evans, and Mr. W. Evans, Loves- grove; M'sses ManseH. Maestcilo; Col. and Mra. \V. Gwynne-Hughes. GIancothi: members of the Carmarthenshire and Cardiganshire Branches of the R.S.P.C.A.: Mr. and Mrs. Nestar Evans. Llangen- nfch; Tallcy Parish Church: Herbert and Mrs. Pee). Talliris; F,-ist Carmarthenshire Habitation l'rimrose League; Talley House tenants Earl and C01Wtcss Lisburne and Lady EnId Vaughan. Crosswood; Sir Owen and Lady- PhiIIpps, Aini-oth Mr. and Mis's Davies, Ffroodvale; Mrs. Ernest Trubshaw. Aelybryn, Llanelly; Professor and Miss Campbell Fra-ser, Hawthornden: Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Drummond. Hafodneddyn; Sir Stanford and Lady Howard CilymaenDwyd. Llanelly; Mr. W. MacNeiII; the servants at Hafodneddyn: members of rhe Welsh Board of the Ocean Accident Guarantee Corporation. Ltd. Mr. and Mrs. P. J. WTieldon and li" Enid; Dansawel Churchpeople: the Estate () ce. Carmarthen; Edith St. Levan: Gladys; Mr. Cyril Jbynson; Bethel. LIansawel: West Carmar- thenshire Unionist Association; stafF of the CARMAR- THEN JOURNAL; justices of the Llanelly Petty Se'-ional division, and their clerk; Hawthornden gardener?: Sir Edward and Lady Wcbley Parry Pryse: 'Coi. and Mrs. and Miss Lloyd-Harries, CedI and Teddy: Capt. and Mrs. E. C. Jennings, Gelly- deg: Licut.-General Sir James and Lady Hills- Jol)ne-. Dolaucothi; Bishop of St. David's and Mrs. 'h\en: Ta!i:'v tenants: Col. and Mrs. Davies-Ev&ns. Highmead: Mr. and Mrs. Davies-Evana (A)Ien and Kitty), Highmcad; Mr Bertie Davies-Evans; Mr. E. P. Lfoyd Glan'sevin: Sir Marteine and Lady Lloyd and Miss Lloyd. Bronwydd; Capt. and Mrs. W. Stewart. LIanfair-ar-y-bryn; Mrs. Harford, Falcon- dale; Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Bowen, Kidwelly; the tenants at Caio: Mabel Rumbold. LIansawel; the DerHys family (near Carmarthen). (Copies of the portrait of the late Sir James Drummond. printed on special art paper, suitable for framing, may be had from the JoCRXAL Omce. post freo. for 2d. each).