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MAUSOLEUMS 2:00 .-1..
One of the oldest cemeteries in Fort Worth is the
Oakwood cemetery on the city s North Sid e number
of(pioneers ire buried last night,
Vandsl disturbed their rest, The desecrptors
struck five mausoleums pt Oakwood, inflicting the
most damage to the Mrs. Ella Mae Morris tomb.
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The vandals broke out marble the
uiaaeirrweitand dragged out two iron coffins which
they dumped on the ground. Both coffins wer~( d
COP BRUSHES ON POWDER
The third coffin in the tomb wns not disturbed,
but the vandals took two cremation urns, contipninq
the remains of two members of the Rogers family.
time later, police found the heavy brass
urns. Their cargo of ashes had been dumped out,
In another part of the cemetery, police found the
ashes, and members of the Rogers family put them
back itto the urns.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Mausoleums], item, December 29, 1965; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc981997/m1/1/: accessed December 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.