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Resolutions Of Respect

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Parent Issue
Day
4
Month
March
Year
1892
Copyright
Public Domain
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At a meeting of the wardens and vestrymen of St. Andrew's church, held February i, 1892, the following memorial resolutions wère unanimously adopted by a standing vote: Resolved, That as we behold tlhe vacancy in our number tonight, wc realize with more than ordinary acuteness that Death loves a "shining mark." and while we bow with humble submission to the dispensation, yet it is with profound sorrow that we miss from our official circle and from our parish our brother, Charles II. Iliclimond, who for so man y years of faithful stewardship has been untiring in his devotion to the welfare of lus beloved church, till when the dread messeneer so reeentlv came, he was found still at his post, bur honored and respected senior warden. Resolved, That in placing on record this sliglit testimonial to the wortb of our lamented brother we cannot botter expresa our liigh appreciation than by certifying how deeply we realize that it most be iuany years before we can hope to íill so well the place made vacant in our nuinber by liis loss. Always present when dutycalled us togetlier, ever i"eady with wise counsel in the various emergencies of parisli life, by his manly adherence to conscientious convictions, by liis orderly and systematic attention to business details, by his incorruptible intègrity and wide experience in positions of honor and trust, by his quiet and unostentatious demeanor as a citizen and fellow parishioner and by his willing devotion of all of these to promote wliat he believed to be the true and best interests I of the church and parish, he has made. 1 a lasting impression upon ihe history of St. Andrews. Surh wag the lamented brother whose loss we mourn. and with whose family we deeply sympathize. Resolved, That the secretary spread these resolutions upon our records, certify a copy of the same and transmit it to the bereaved family and cause their publication in city papers. isecretiiiT,