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OBITUARY

On Tuesday, at the age of 91, Euphe- mia Clark, widow of M. Symonds Clark, died at her home at The Park Way. Knightsbridge. where she had lived al-

most continuously since 1882. Mrs Clark was the youngest daughter of the late Edward M. Martin, who came to South Australia with his wife and seven   children in 1851. Her husband, M.   Symonds Clark, whom she married in   1874, died in 1920. A land and estate agent of Adelaide, he was for many   years the local secretary of the Society   for the Prevention of Cruelty to Ani- mals, and widely known in ornithologi- cal and field naturalist circles. A bro- ther-in-law was the late John Howard   Clark, editor of the "Register" some 70 years ago. Save for her eyesight, which had been steadily growing dimmer for   many years. Mrs. Clark retained her   mental and physical vigor well beyond   her ninetieth year. With the old- fashioned bonnet which she always   wore, and her white walking stick, she   was a familiar figure in the streets o! Knightsbridge. Hating the idea of idle- ness, and finding her eyesight too feeble for other work, Mrs. Clark invented for herself the occupation of cutting up old   materials for stuffing cushions. Any   guess at the number of pillows she sup-   plied to Kuitpo Colony since its incep-   tion, would be likely to fall far short of the mark. Mrs. Clark was a member of tlie Unitarian Church of Adelaide since its foundation. A sister. Mrs. M. J. Whitfield, who went to England some 12 years ago, and is now 95, survives her. She leaves a family of one daugh- ter and three sons. There are fourteen grandchildren. Two daughters, Caro- line and Millicent, who predeceased her, were well known in educational circles. The funeral will take place this after noon. The death occurred recently at his home in Read street. Port Pirie West.. of Mr. James Eglington Summers at the age of 82 years. Mr. Sum mers was born in Hallett dis- trict in April, 1859. and was the son of a couple who came from England in 1840. As a boy he worked for his father on tlie land in the Hallett, Gumeracha, Terowie. and Parnaroo districts. Later, he took the roads from Terowie to Sil- verton and on to Broken Hill, as a teamster, carrying wool. He often spoke of acquaintanceship with Charles Rasp, one of tlie discoverers of the famous sil- ver-lead field. About 60 years ago he married Miss Mary Ann Oaten, who died in Port Pirie in 1927. In 1896, he made tlie first of two trips to Western Australia and made big money with a horse team along the goldfieldsr He   iwas at Mount Magnet for some time. He went to live at Port Pirie in 1898 and Worked in the Smellers for 26 years Mr. and Mrs. Summers reared a family of 11 children, eight of whom survive— Mesdames H. Suter iCamden>. H. H. Nelson iHiltoa). G. Nicholls i Adelaide!. J. H. Johnson i 1 Pirie West), and Mrs H. A. Lane <Solomontown), and Messrs. William (Adelaide). James <Ellendalei, and Robert (.Solomon town) .

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