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MARK GOSSELL DIED LAST NIGHT He Was Highly Esteemed by Fellow Members of the Craft The death of MarkGossell occurred last m&ht ut his home, 49(1 Loia'i avenue, after an illness lasting over several months, during which lie suffered suffered greatly. The death of Mr. Gossell Is a great loss to the Typographical Union, of which organization he was un ex-pretddeut. ex-pretddeut. ex-pretddeut. He was also a prominent ligure at the meetiagsof the Trades nnd Labor Council, and because of the unflagging interest and teal with which he carried out his duties whilst acting as secretary to the society, he was invariably chosen to represent them ut the annual conventions. conventions. Last year he n presented presented the Typographical Union at the International congress hell at Washington, Washington, while the year previous be renrewented the Trades and Lai o Council at Berlin, Out., with A. W. 1'uttec, M P. for Winn peg. Deceased caine to Winn peg about 1SS0, and since that tune had followed his trale ns a printer, being employed for a time with The Tribune, where he held the esteem 01 the management management and his fellow employees. He wan an expert tn his calling and in 1S8J won the diamond medal lor srieed and accuracy in a type-setting type-setting type-setting competition, held In the old Princess opera honsj ngalnst many competitors. competitors. Mr. liosHell was the prime Instigator ol the Citizens' Band movement, movement, nnd acted as secretary during its early days. Ho leaves a wile and five childre.i, who have tho deepest sympathy oi the Typographical Un on and of many Irionds in their bereavement. The cause of death was tuberculosis tuberculosis of the spine, which developed from an abscess on the spinal column. column. The trouble was of four or "live years standing and about a year ago his lungs beoanie alfected, and iio was unable to be about for more than a couple ol months. The disease had lately iirfected his heart, and about 5 o'clock last evening ho became became unconscious and expired In a lew hours. The North SUi.r Lodge, I. O. 0. F., No. 2, of wluiich the dieceaned was a prominent member, are taking cttairge of the funeral which will take place oai the arrival of deceaseds deceaseds broLliur from Neepawa.

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  1. The Winnipeg Tribune,
  2. 20 Jul 1904, Wed,
  3. Page 10

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