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Clark

1. Helen. born 1950, New Zealand politician; Labour prime minister from 1999
2. James, known as Jim. 1936--68, Scottish racing driver; World Champion (1963, 1965)
3. Kenneth, Baron Clark of Saltwood. 1903--83, English art historian: his books include Civilization (1969), which he first presented as a television series
4. William. 1770--1838, US explorer and frontiersman: best known for his expedition to the Pacific Northwest (1804--06) with Meriwether Lewis

Clark

 

a family of American opticians and amateur astronomers; including Alvan Clark (born Mar. 8, 1804, in Ashfield, Mass.; died Aug. 19, 1887, in Cambridge, Mass.) and his sons George (born in 1827; died in 1891) and Alvan Graham (born July 10, 1832, in Fall River, Mass.; died June 9, 1897, in Cambridge, Mass.).

The Clarks discovered many double stars, including the companion of Sirius. The Clarks’ largest refractors are in the U.S. Naval Observatory (refractor made in 1873; diameter of the objective, 66 cm), the Pulkovo Observatory (1885; diameter, 76 cm), the Lick Observatory (1888; diameter, 91 cm), and the Yerkes Observatory (1896; diameter, 102 cm).

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Once finished in 2022, travel time between Buendia in Makati and Clark airport will be cut from more than two hours to about 55 minutes, the DOTr said.
CDC said it expects the employee count within the Clark Freeport Zone to rise even further as firms locate in New Clark City.
'We're very eager to grow here because we inaugurated Clark in 2006 and it is now our 13th year, and we are very supportive of Clark as a tourist and business destination,' Gokongwei said.
After speaking to Clark for a short time Malcolmson told him: 'If you don't have money to pay me I'm cutting all ties with you.' Malcolmson then walked down the garden path towards the road when he heard the sound of footsteps behind him.
In her majority opinion, Justice Eva Guzman acknowledged that some of the behavior Clark said she was subjected to might have been inappropriate, and that Clark may have "experienced misery at work that no employee should endure." But, she wrote, that doesn't necessarily equate to "sexually motivated touching."
Clark's death will be marked by events across the country and in Europe but it is at his home in the Borders where they will begin on the weekend of April 7 and 8.
Two years later, John offered Joel Clark ownership of the business.
During a phone call with Dominic Wallis' sister, Ellis told her that after she, Dominic and Miss Clark had been smoking crack cocaine on the evening of Friday, June 16, Miss Clark had pretended to pour lighter fluid in to her mouth and Dominic Wallis had "gone mad" and started hitting Miss Clark.
Over the course of the year, Arnold Clark customers saved up to PS1.25m when they took part in the Arnold Clark Savings Challenge!
He was driven in a van to Clark's cottage in Ashgill, Lanarkshire.
While studying chemistry at Brasenose College, Oxford, Clark had taught himself statistics.