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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 16, 1913, Image 22',
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LINCOLN'SPLAYMATE; FOUGHT IN TWO WARS;5
REMEMBERS HAPPENINGS OF 100 YEARS AGO
San Diego, Cal., June 16. A mem
ory that spans a century!
Charles Carroll Clusker, now i03
years and 2 months old, is going to
have that distinction if he lives only
a few months longer.
And there's no sign that he is go
ing to die soon, for iis. step is still
sturdy, his voice is strong, and the
keen eyes that twinkle as. bVe tells of.
his great age shine with humor.
He's the oldest living Elk, and fei
low Elks are sure his memory has
never been surpassed in modern1
times. . i
What does he remember that -nap-pened
almost a century ago?
A whipping he got in his fourth
' ft "was back jn Virginia," says the
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