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Local News - 1926


November, 1926

Saturday, November 6, 1926 - The Morning Oregonian (Portland, OR)

Missing Man Sought
Search Under Way for Marvin Clark, 75, of Tigard

Marvin A. Clark, 75, who disappeared from his home in Tigard last Saturday, still is missing and his family is conducting a search for him with the aid of police.  Mr. Clark left Tigard on a stage for Portland, telling his wife that he was going to visit his daughter, Mrs. Sidney McDougall.  The following day it was found that Mr. Clark had not arrived and the search began.

Mr. Clark wore a dark suit of clothing.  His hair and mustache are white and his eyes are blue.  He is about 5 feet 8 inches in height and weighs about 170 pounds.  He was suffering from paralysis of one side.  Mrs. McDougall is at the Hereford hotel, 735 Hoyt street.


Thursday, November 11, 1926 - The Morning Oregonian (Portland, OR)

Reward Up For Clark
Tigard Resident Disappeared Several Days Ago

Search for Marvin A. Clark of Tigard, who disappeared Saturday, October 30, has so far been unsuccessful, although police in all northwest cities have been asked to be on the lookout for him.

Mr. Clark left his home for Portland, planning on visiting his daughter, Mrs. Sidney McDougall of the Hereford hotel, 735 Hoyt street, here.  He came to this city on the bus and has been traced as far as the Yamhill street terminal.  There he dropped from sight and has not been heard of since.

Mr. Clark was suffering from partial paralysis on his right side and could not use his right arm.  He had gray hair and mustache, blue eyes, was 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighted 175 pounds.  He was wearing a dark suit and hat.

Mrs. McDougall has offered a reward of $100 for information leading to discovery of her fatherís whereabouts.


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