Clipped From The St. Louis Star and Times
HEAT AND DROUTH CONTINUE DESPITE RAIN; TWO DEATHS Joseph A. Clarkson, Official of Woolen Company, Succumbs at Age of 69. A week-end week-end week-end of heavy showers In St. Louis and the county had passed today with little effect upon temperatures temperatures or crops in the St. Louis district. Two heat death; were recorded over the week-end. week-end. week-end. One of the victims victims was Joseph A. Clarkson, 69- 69- year-old year-old year-old secretary and treasurer of the William Clarkson & Sons Woolen Woolen Co.. who died Saturday night at his home, 5647 Chamberlain avenue. Funeral services will be held at 9 a. m. tomorrow in St. Rose"s Church, 1001 Goodfellow boulevard, with burial burial in Calvary Cemetery. Mr. Clarkson, who had been secretary secretary of the woolen company for twenty-five twenty-five twenty-five years, is survived by two brothers. James F. Clarkson. president president of the firm, and William F. Clarkson. and by four sisters.