W F Luxton Memorial

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W F Luxton Memorial - THE LUXTON Beautiful Red Granite Monument to be...
THE LUXTON Beautiful Red Granite Monument to be Erected in St. John's Cemetery Luxton Ward in the General Hospital At a meeting of the subscribers to tho Luxton memorial fund held the other evening It was decided that the disposition of the fund subscribed should be as follows: First, the erection erection of a red granite memorial stone in St. John's cemetery the balance to bo used towards furnishing a ward at the General hospital, of which institution institution Mr. Luxton acted for many years as a director. A number of designs for t'ne memorial were submitted by tho local architects and the one selected selected was that of the Hooper Marble and Granite Co., with some slight alterations. alterations. 1 he stone selected is to be of Canadian red granite, and tho curbing around the lot of tne same material. The balance of tne fund collected to date will be sufficient to pay for a private private ward in the Wlnnnipeg Oeneral hospital as was suggested at the meeting. meeting. The committee will also provide for the care and maintenance of the plot In the cemetery . The total amount received to date by subscription is 1779.60. , , , . The atone Is Burcols design a cap of MEMORIAL which will be decorated with pen and scroll with the words "Pioneer and Patriot." . On the die of the monument monument the following' inscription will be placed: "William Fisher Luxton. Born at Hampton, Devon, Eng., Dec. 12, 1844, Died at Winnipeg, Han, April, 107. Erected by friends to testify their appreciation appreciation of a leading and useful citizen." On the base of the die the word "Luxton" will be in raised letter. Want Rebate. This morning Geo. H. Boss, solicitor, appeared before the board of control from the congregation of St. Paul'i church, and asked for a rebate of . taxes on the church property for 'he years 1905-03. 1905-03. 1905-03. The board promised to consider the case. Attend Brother's Funeral. C. F. Vice, of Chapleau, Is a guest at the Leland. He has been out to Calgary to attend the funeral of his brother, who was killed there by a ewltch engine last week.

Clipped from The Winnipeg Tribune28 Oct 1907, MonPage 1

The Winnipeg Tribune (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)28 Oct 1907, MonPage 1
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