Sunday, September 14, 2008

"Today in Fayetteville" December 1, 1905

Another interesting look into Fayetteville's history...
                                    Dec. 1, 1905
     Ex-congressman's wife killed and several  others badly hurt.
Mrs Frances Burton Harrison, the wife of Ex-congressman Harrison, was instantly killed in an automobile accident in Long Island City.
The machine became uncontrollable on a steep hill, plunged to the side of the road and turned over. Mrs Harrison neck was broken, Lawrence Scott, and wife were injured and Charles Crocker, brother of Mrs Harrison and the chauffeur were slightly hurt.
                       Lyman Hall laboratory dedicated
The memory of Dr Lyman Hall, late president of the Georgia School of Technology was fittingly honored when memorial services were held in the Tech chapel at Atlanta a few days
                           FAYETTEVILLE PHONE EXCHANGE
 W.B. Roberts, manager, Atlanta, Ga.
Miss Vara Coppege, operator Fayetteville exchange. W.M. Garrison, assistant, and night operator. Local rural lines to any
county residence, mills, farms, ginneries, etc. get in talking distance with the business world. for phones apply to above
named manager or local employees.

                                   SIX MILLION PEOPLE
Six million people are dependent on rail roads for a living. In round numbers the wages for the railway employs amount to
500,000,000 a year.
Judge and Mrs W.T. Glower have announced the engagement of their granddaughter and ward, Miss Ozella Adams, to Rupert Waller of Raleigh, Ga. The wedding will occur at the residence on Railroad St. at an early date. The News
extends congratulations in advance.
Submitted by CB Glover

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