Atlanta, GA Wilson Hotel Fire, Nov 1919

THREE MEN KILLED IN HOTEL FIRE IN GEORGIA.

Two Others Are Dying and Many Are Injured---But All Women Escape.

GUESTS LEAP FROM ROOF.

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 1.----Three men are dead, two dying and a number seriously injured as a result of a fire early today in the Wilson Hotel in the business district here. Between 20 and 30 persons, including seven women, were in the building. Many escaped by leaping to the roofs of adjoining structures and firemen rescued others. The property loss was small. None of the women guests was injured.

The Evening Times, Pawtucket, RI 7 Nov 1919

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FIVE LIVES THE TOTAL IN ATLANTA HOTEL FIRE

Two Deaths Late Yesterday From Injuries Bring Total to Five----Scores Rescued.

Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 8.----Two deaths late Friday from injuries received in the fire here that day at the Wilson hotel brought the total number of dead to five. Half a dozen men and women who were injured, are expected to recover, and a score were rescued unharmed.

James Thompson, 21, Atlanta, who leaped from a window, died during the afternoon, shortly after J. C. Maulding, 22, Atlanta, had succumbed. It was young Maulding's fatal leap that gave rise to the report that a woman had lost her life as a result of the fire.

The other dead are:

Sergt. Schley Flack, 21, Silver Valley, Tex., member Camp Gordon military police.

George Fitzpatrick, sailor, about 21, said to be from Chicago.

Capt. Proctor B. Lawrence, 75, day clerk at the hotel.

Charlotte Sunday Observer, Charlotte, NC 9 Nov 1919