Hickman County News
Centreville, Hickman Co., Tenn.
Thurs. Sept. 18, 1924
BROTHER KILLED AT GARLAND, TEXAS
W. M. HARRIS of Littlelot, received notice of the death of
his brother Elijah J. HARRIS of Garland, Texas, on Wednesday night of last
week under tragic circumstances. While officially discharging the
duties of office as constable at Garland, Mr. HARRIS was fatally wounded
by robbers who were caught by the officer in an attempt to rob a local
Miss Sara HARRIS, daughter of the victim, is a night-operator
at the Garland telephone exchange and received her father's call for help
while on duty as operator. The injured man was removed to his home,
where he lived only a short while.
Funeral services and burial were held in Garland, where the
family has lived the past eighteen years since their removal from Dickson