• Short Summary

    LORD BEAVERBROOK MILLIONAIRE TYCOON WHO WAS RAISED IN THE TOWN OR NEW CASTLE NEW BRUNSWICK WAS FINALLY LAID TO REST IN HIS BOYHOOD TOWN.

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    LORD BEAVERBROOK MILLIONAIRE TYCOON WHO WAS RAISED IN THE TOWN OR NEW CASTLE NEW BRUNSWICK WAS FINALLY LAID TO REST IN HIS BOYHOOD TOWN. LORD BEAVERBROOK WHO DIED LAST JUNE WAS CREMATED IN ENGLAND AND HIS ASHES WERE LAID TO REST TODAY AT NEW CASTLE. LADY BEAVERBROOK MADE THE COMMITTAL CEREMONIES AT THE TOWN PUBLIC PARK. LADY BEAVERBROOK ARRIVED AT THE TOWN PARK UNDER ESCORT OF THE RCMP IN A PRIVATE CAR. ARRIVING AT THE PARK LADY BEAVERBROOK CARRIED THE ASHES OF LORD BEAVERBROOK IN A SMALL CASKET. IT WAS SAID THAT NO ONE BUT HER HAD TOUCHED THE CASKET SINCE THE ASHES OF BEAVERBROOK WERE PUT INTO IT. AT THE PARK THE CASKET CONTAINING THE ASHES OF BEAVERBROOK WERE PLACE ON A SMALL TABLE AND LAID THERE DURING THE CEREMONIES THAT UNFOLDED. ATTENDING THE CEREMONIES WERE THE PREMIER LOUIS ROBICHAUD LIEUT GOV J LEANORD OBRIES OF NEW BRUNSWICK AND MANY OTHER MEMBERS OF THE NEW BRUNSWICK VERMONT. AOSLIN ATTENDANCE WAS THE SON OF LORD BEAVERBROOK.

    DURING THE READING OF THE COMMITTAL PRAYERS LADY BEAVERBROOK STOOD IN SILENCE HEAD BOWED IN FRONT OF THE SMALL CASKET CONTAINING THE ASHES OF HER HUSBAND. THE ENTIRE TOWN OF NEW CASTLE ATTENDED THE RELIGIOUS CEREMONIES AT THE PARK AND ALL STORES AND BUSINESS WERE CLOSED FOR THE MORNING IN RESPECT TO BEAVERBROOK. THE ASHES OF BEAVERBROOK WERE SEALED IN THE BASE OF HIS STATUE IN THE PUBLIC PARK. THIS WAS HIS WISH AS HE SO STATED IN HIS WILL. I WISH TO BE BURIED IN THE TOWN OF NEW CASTLE FACING THE MIRIMICHI RIVER.

    THE CROWD NUMBERED IN THE HUNDREDS AT THE PARK, ALL SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED AND THE CHILDREN ATTENDED THE BURIAL. ON THE SMALL CASKET WAS PLACED IN THE BASE OF THE STATUE IT WAS AT ONCE SEALED AND A PLAQUE OVER IT BEARING THE NAME OF BEAVERBROOK LORD BEAVERBROOK WHO GAVE SO MUCH OF HIS FORTUNE TO THE TOWN OF NEW CASTLE WILL REST THERE FOR ALL TIMES, AND THE PEOPLE OF THE TOWN KNOW THAT THEIR BEST FRIEND HAS FINALLY PASSED AWAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2MZDRQPM4VTHMW1HQKCHVN0GI
    Media URN:
    VLVA2MZDRQPM4VTHMW1HQKCHVN0GI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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