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In Memoriam

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Parent Issue
Day
12
Month
February
Year
1892
Copyright
Public Domain
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At a special meeting of Ann Albor ├»ypograpliical Uniou, held Febrmiry 7th, the following resolutions were adopted: Whereas, Aun Arbor Typographical Union, No. 154, has been informed of the death of Edward J. Morton, on the evening of Friday, February 5; and Wheheas, Mr. Morton was not only a charter inember of this Union at its re-oxeanization in 1884, but has been a consistent adherent to Union principies during his entire connection with the printing business in Ann Arbor and elsewhere, and has enjoyed the respect and high esteem of our entire body; and Wiieheas, He most faithfully and efflciently representad this Union as a del├ęgate to the twenty-eighth session of' the International Typographical Union in Chicago, in 1880, taking a prominent part in all the deliberations of that great body of intelligent men-, and Wiiereas, lie has alvvays been ready and willing to do all in bis power, both as a private inember of this Union and afterwards as a proprietor, to enhance its general interests and to benefit its members individually when the occasion presentad itself torso doing; therefore Resolved, That we mourn his loss as few can, outside the circle of his immediate relatiyes, and that his memory will be green in our hearts until we also pass to "that bourue from which ]io traveler returns." Resolved, That in token of our affliction by reason of his death in the prime of a noble manhood, our charter be draped in mourning for thirty d&ys. Resolved, That we tender to his bereaved mother and brothers the tenderest expression of our smpathy and condolence at this trying hour, and assure them that it is indeed no mere form of enipty words. Resolvkd, That a copy of these preainbles and resolutions be furnished each of the city papers and also to the International Typographical Journal forpublication, and that they be spread in f uil upon the records of this Union. Committee.