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From: "betty cavner" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Bruce
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 23:00:31 -0500
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Thank you Vera. I believe this is Ollie Lawhon, who was married to Russell
Franklin Bruce, son of William Wallace Bruce and Delfina Cypert.
Betty Boop
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From: "Vera Reeves" <>
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Sent: Sunday, July 24, 2005 9:36 PM
Subject: [ARIZARD-L] Bruce


> Melbourne - Nov 19, 1920 - Woman Badly Burned - Mrs Ollie Bruce of Violet
> Hill, May not Recover
>
> While baking potatoes in an oven in the fireplace Tuesday, Mrs Ollie Bruce
> of Violet Hill was so badly burned that it is not yet known whether she
> will recover.
>
> She was sitting near the fireplace combing one of her children's hair when
> her clothing ignited and burned her entire body before the flames could be
> extinguished. Her attempted to smother the flames with a wagon sheet but
> they were so small their efforts were in vain. A Mr Campbell who was
> working at the gin near by ran to her assistance and succeeded in putting
> out the flames but not until she had sustained very serious and painful
> injuries.
>
>
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