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DEATH OF MR. J. B. SHAND,…

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DEATH OF MR. J. B. SHAND, OF THE BHYMNEY RAILWAY. We regret to have to announce the sudden and unexpected demise, at an early hour on Wed- nesday morning, of Mr. John Batty Shand, the esteemed secretary of the Rhymney Railway Company. The deceased gentleman had recently been absent from Cardiff, spending his annual holiday, going first to Iifraoombe and thenoe to Bournemouth, the air of the former place not agreeing with him. On his return he sfcmed much benefited by the ohangtt, and, on Tuesday last, he attended a meeting of the board of directors, convened for the preparation of the half-ywly report, ajfcarently in good health_ Towards the cloee or- the proceedings, which lasted several hours, ht however, complained of being fatigued, but didfeot exhibit any symptoms of dangerous illness. Immediately on reachi ig his residence, 13, Windsor-plane, he went to bed, and about seven o'clock on Wednesday morning Miss Shand, his sistor,' M hearing him vomiting, went to his room, whet* she remained for some time. She then left him, not feeling alarmed, and at ten minutes past flilht it was found that the deceased had breatbeot hia last. Previous tj aooeptijkf the secretaryship of the Rhymney Bailway Company, in November, 1857, Mr. Shand had been.-oonneoted with the Glasgow and South Western Bailway Company, and had formerly been a wptar to the;Signet," whioh is equivalent to an EnfcUab solicitor. Since taking up his ruidene !i? 6M soh ? itur, Since taking up hi8 rwridenoe in/Owdiff he beoame much in. terested in the mo and material well-being of the town, and waa at all times anxious to lend hit aid to every good work calculated to promote these objects. Always charitable and kindly disposed, he Kelt foe the aad condition of the more a of out tallow-babip and he W" Mainly instrumental in fmmdUMf U. institution for the blind, n egtsblibmevt to which Hiss Shand, his sister, kindly acts as hou. secretary, and which the downed regarded with special fator. As a citizen and an official, the deoaaaed was » man of sterling integrity, of kindheartodueo, and of sound and well-directed administrative ability. He will be missed from our midst, and by aona more so than by those who had opportunities of jadging of his many good qualities. It is expeetod that the funeral of the dcoeaaed will take plaje on Monday next.

THE LATE MRS. ROMILLT

BHYMNEY RAILWAY DI7IDEV0

LONDON CORRESPONDENCE

I THE WESLEYAN CONFKRK*cE