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 - MINISTERJJROPS DEAD Rev. Lafayette Marks,...
MINISTERJJROPS DEAD Rev. Lafayette Marks, Expires In Baynard's' Store To-day. To-day. To-day. HAET DISEASE THE CAUSE THE WELL-KNOWN WELL-KNOWN WELL-KNOWN PASTOR WAS CONVERSING IN THE STORE WHEN THE FATAL ATTACK 00 CURRED DIED IN THE ARMS OF R. P. EDWARDS, Rev. Lafayette Marks, pastor of Hanover Presbyterian Church, dropiied dead this afternoon In Baynard's jewelry jewelry store from paralysis of the heart. Rev. Marks entered the store to have his eye glasses adjusted,. when he sud denly staggeed and clutched the coun ter. Robert P. Edwards, one of the clerks, ran behind the counter and reached the dying minister just in time to catch him as he gasped his last breath. Drs. Lowber and Howell were summoned, summoned, but their services1 v were not needed. Rev. Lafayette Marks . had gone to his reward. Intense excite ment prevailed in the store, and when it was learned that the well-known well-known well-known Presbyterian divine had dropped dead, the place was surrounded with people. Hla son, Eugene, was sent for and ar rived only to see his father being carried carried out a corpse. The Phoenix ambu lance was summoned and took tho body to his borne, No. 702 West street. Rev. Lafayette Marks was one of the best-known best-known best-known ministers in Delaware. He enjoyed a long and prosperous pastor ate at Hanover Church, and was a learned man. jHe leaves a wife and several children. children. He was twice married.- married.-

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  1. The Evening Journal,
  2. 05 Jan 1898, Wed,
  3. Page 4

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