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 - republl- as aU! TM.r. ^rfc Clark, of Daniels,...
republl- as aU! TM.r. ^rfc Clark, of Daniels, who was laid to resi in Suns/it j Memorial' Park last afternoon, one bi those men of rare a singular character, 'whose'passing'j leaves a distinct vacuum, in the community wherein he 'dwelled for many -years. We knew Mr. Clark best for his wry wit, for he was a clever man, .with a voice, like his features, and : .{he spoke in his clear,.sharp tone' tone immediately sat up and took ! notice. . i . - e ~ · ' . . . : . i When this writer was going t at Shady Spring, mgh 1 School a score of years a g o / a added the roads were so bad in the ,,.;_t ,,,,,.,,,!. i- * u . " monihs mat .we had to weiijstay with the Robertson family used to go to Mr. J Clark's little store (He wa-5 also! ! the postmaster at Daniels for) jmany years) and it was a rare] I delight to sit and listen to him j ! talk. He would tease us a bit i sometimes, "and there the memo- jries of his past and remark five'l^s lik . e i . hl ?» '·'***·* finest thing recall was bad. j when the pretty little bil-1 ^ lt , '° u w * r e in' love with j I year; j . . . A h ; what boy in debt I*? . suc £ a , * mes f a i e Jn the dingy , ' fairly j - o - i deep man.: nnanc- | thinker--but he never let his j ·sense of humor. He understood! jlife far better than most of and |{£*J* ]££··£*.£ |sweeten the days. . i in j After we left°Shady High taken : 5aw n ° more of Mr. Clark f and | stopped at his little store!! of had erected just below j who JLetvis^Mr? Le^i^and cases. l were there ' enjoying old fgenleman...We shook hands and h £ .s a i d in his clear, "Well. I'm glad to and you've done right well for !as we had 50 many times before'J i a " keen regret that' votes his alarm over]g£ ^thf^nshfe Clark's great personality, j We went yesTerdly to the between hom - e l l '° see him for the last to think very the "race The time. Even in death, the grcst f force of his personality stood out ever so clearly. He-wore one the finest goatees we ever beheld! on the. face of ".a man, and as gazed upon his shrunken visage all the memories of. : him as living man came back to us, again we regretted that we h w£rM.*4 - rr ^ * * _ t * ^ » f c i . ^ t i not .cultivated .more .intently · · _ _ _ . . ' -. - tX"elr*nmoH comp any of Mark Clark--one the rare men of our time. _-D _ Mr. Clark was a cripple. " in life, at the age of four or 21 * he had been afflicted with in- i fan tile . paralysis. However, he defect was the thing Washington.·Ji.X-fej.S? [it may, Mark Clark was on the basis that ^?u yesterday, when they laid never complained, never seemed bitter about _the handicap inflicted upon him--and it may be that, as in the case, of many another handicapped person, his physical France, many jy ago...He was to encourage j^f- " Jl ?? u have ibe'undersiood/^owadays,

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  1. Beckley Post-Herald,
  2. 08 Jul 1950, Sat,
  3. Page 4

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