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Farewell to long-time Centerville postmaster and well-known Civil War re-enactor

The community of Centerville said farewell to Robert Clark, 84, who passed away Friday, Feb. 15. Robert was well-known as the Centerville postmaster from 1968 up to 1989 when he retired. Robert was also well-known as a Civil War re-enactor. Robert's son, Bruce, and many others dressed in their Civil War clothing Tuesday as Robert's flag-draped coffin was taken to Felkner Cemetery by mule team.

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The Iowegian wants readers to think about the solicitation ordinance that will prevent groups or individuals from entering a roadway to solicit money. The Centerville City Council in June by a 5-0 vote passed the first reading of just such an ordinance. Public pressure and during a subsequent special meeting, the council voted 3-2 to table the ordinance. A second special meeting to discuss the solicitation ordinance is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 at City Hall. So, the question of the week is, "Do you or do you not support the ordinance to prevent solicitation of funds in city streets?"

A. I support the ordinance
B. I do not support the ordinance
C. Not sure
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