Govan: The John Elder Memorial, April 1889

On page nine of The Glasgow Herald, on Monday the 15th of April 1889:


“GOVAN. – THE JOHN ELDER MEMORIAL. – The Executive Committee of the John Elder Memorial were on Friday night entertained by Mrs Elder in Buchanan’s Restaurant, Govan, on the occasion of the successful termination of their labours. Ex-Provost Campbell presided, and about 40 gentlemen sat down to dinner. Amongst the toasts were those of ‘The Memory of John Elder’ and ‘Mrs Elder.’ In the course of the evening photos of the statue, and of Mrs Elder, and steel engravings of John Elder, were presented to each member of committee in name of Mrs Elder.”