The Fayetteville News Dixie First American Song
Today in Fayetteville Yankee Doodle is second in the popularity
195 Lee Street Dec 31, 1909 contest.
P.O. Box 421
Fayetteville, GA 30214 Worlds Richest Woman Washington DC- "Dixie" has finally been
officially proclaimed as the first in
Phone: (770) 716-6020
Estate of EH Harriman was really worth American songs and music in popularity.
over 200,000,000 dollars Such is the verdict of OGT Sonnect,
www.HistoryFayetteCoGa.org Chief of the Division of Music on the
New York City-.Edward H Harriman was Library of Congress. "Yankee Doodle"
really worth at the time of his death over he says though no longer a national song is
From Our Society President 200,000,000 although a recent appraisal of still second only to Dixie" in the popularity
his estate placed its value at 149,000,000. contest.
Dear Members: Since Mr. Harriman’s death his estate has
profited by a rise in market values, and it is submitted by CB Glover
The January work day was canceled because stated that the wealth of Mrs. Harriman may
of the weather. The project that we had be conservatively estimated at 220,000,000, ==============================
planned to do was to straighten the family, which would make her probably the richest Donations
city and topic files. Our patrons do not woman in the world.
always place everything back in the folder Dockerys of Dixie (2nd Ed. 2003) from the
neatly. If you get a chance to go by the Colleges vote for football Fayette County Public Library
Research Center, pull out a file drawer and
straighten a couple of the family files, you Colleges want to retain the American game. Robert and Mattie Cook: The Story of a Ga.
will be amazed at the information on some Farming Family Spanning the 19th and 20th
of the families. New York City-fifty colleges out of Centuries from Joe Cook
approximately eight-eight in the inter
Our February meeting includes the election collegiate athletics assn. have voted for Fayette County Retired Teacher Association
of four Board of Director members. The retention of the American football game, Scrapbooks 2004 – 2006 from Carol
Board members who are up for reelection with the elimination of mass plays and other Lunsford.
are C.B. Glover, Bobby Kerlin, Alice dangerous plays.
Reeves, and Sandra Woods. Five institutions voted that the preset game The Southeaster Indians by Charles Hudson
is satisfactory, except for minor details, A Treasury of Civil War Stories, ed.
Our new year starts March 1. It would be a Seventeen favored the English game of Greenbery and Pronzini from Tony Parrott.
good time to invite a friend to join the Rugby, seven take a midway position
Historical Society. between the American game and Rugby, and
9 voted that either the American game
should be radically changed or Rugby
Tony Parrott substituted.
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From “The Fayetteville Enterprise” April .
28, 1933-“Our venerable city clock is 19th & Early 20th Century Fayette County Your membership expires February 28,
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Commissioners Burch, Jackson and Jenkins. know.
The faithful old timepiece, which has ticked
away the seconds with consistent regularity ==============================
for these many years, although somewhat
unreliable about the business of striking the Research Center Hours New Members and Upgrades
hours, was considerable weather-beaten and
disfigured by the actions of the elements. Tuesday 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Barry Babb
Now each numeral is plainly visible from Fayetteville
almost any point in the city. We congratulate Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
the Commissioners on the appearance of the Life
clock.” Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Jeanne Brewer
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