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Frontier Times Magazine Vol 1 No. 4 - January 1925

Frontier Times Magazine
Vol  1 No. 4 - January 1925
Some names mentioned in this volume:
Oliver Allstrom; Geo F. Atkinson; George T. Atkinson; Newt Atkinson; Judge Barker; Don Barrior; Col Baylor; Geo Wythe Baylor; George W. Baylor; George Wythe Baylor; Col George Wythe Baylor; J. W. Baylor; John R. Baylor; W. K. Baylor; Rev
H. G. Bedford; Mrs Lou Singletary; Narnie Harrison Bell; Robert Bent; Annie V. Blackburn; Col Sam Bogart; Alex Brinkmann; Frank Browning; Josephus Browning; Gen Burleson; Gen Cable; C. E. Callies; E. A. Maj Carroll; Capt Christman; William E. Connelley; Hank Creswell; Judge Cummins; Mark Dalton; J. H. Davenport; Sam Davis; Jack Dobell; J. Frank Dobie; Gen Douglas; Mrs J. F. Dowis; Emanuel Judge Dubbs; J. Duty; J. C. Duval; John C. Duval; Col Fannin; Jacob M. Flemming; Lt Flipper; Manuel Flores; Capt Ford; Col Ford; John S. Col Ford; Mrs A. D. Gentry; Dan Gilliland; Judge Gormley; Capt Grant;
Mustang Gray; (See Grey); Elisabeth Jordan Greenwood; J. H. Garrison; Mabry (See Mustang Grey) Grey; Mustang Grey; Wilson Harrah; Narnie Harrison; James M. Holmes; Capt E. R. Hord; Col Horton; Houston; Chief Iron Jacket; David Irvin; Capt King; Thomas A. Kirk; Bill Kutch; R. Kuykendall; Tom Laughlin; Layton; Newt Lock; James Madden; Judge McCormick; Capt
H. M. McCullough; Bill Cov McDonald; John Murcheson; A. Nelson; Jess Newton; Francis Nona; A. B. Paine; Capt E. A. Palmer; Billie Parmer; J. M. Polk; Robert Powell; W. S. Powell; Capt William Preston; Judge William Rabb; Reagan; Lt James O.
Rice; Tom Riley; Gen J. H. Rogers;; Willie Williamson; D. Rowals; Henry Rowland; Jack Rowland; Gov Hardin R. Runnels; Gen Rusk; Gen Santa Anna; Dr Shelburn; Mrs Lou Singletary-Bedford; Henry Smith; Dr Lota Mae Spell; Karl Steinheimer; Gottlieb Stieler; Herman Stieler; Riley Strickland; T. U. Taylor; de Father Terreros; Don Pedro Romeo de Terreros; Father Fray Giraldo de Terreros; Pedro de Terreros; Capt W. Tobin; Col Travis; Maj A. M. Truett; Maj Ward; Washburn; Miss Sallie Wells; Owen White; Thos Williams;

Contents of this volume:
Helped to Blaze the Way for Civilization
Account of early Bosque County settler, W. S. Powell who came to Texas in 1851 at age 15 from Mississippi. Married Miss Sallie Wells. Fought in many Indian battles and Civil War. Col. John S. Ford, McCullough, Tobin, E. A. Palmer, A. M. Truett, and others Captain. E. A. Pamer of Harris, Captain E. R. Hord of Star, A. Nelson of Bosque, Major A. M. Truett of Shelby, Major H. A. Carroll of Henderson. General J. H. Rogers of Cass, and Colonel Sam Bogart of Collins county,
Pioneer Days in the Panhandle –Judge Emanuel Dubbs
Local Judge gives first-hand account of wild early days of settling the panhandle counties. Further Mentions: Ft. Elliott in Wheeler county, Mr. Wilson Harrah, Newt Lock's saloon, Mr. Leach, Mr. Templeton was attorney general and Mr. Roberts was governor at this time, Tascosa, Cone & Edwards, Mr. Poe, Whittaker, Lieut. Flipper, Mr. Rinehart, Tom Riley of Canadian, Toni. Laughlin, Newt Lock of Miami, Texas, Hank Creswell, who had a large cattle ranch oil the Canadian river. Mr. McCormick. Henrietta, Decatur, Mr. Flemming, Mrs. Fletcher Layton, Medina, Texas
Herman Stieler’s Fight with Indians
Fascinating account of 18 year old boy being attacked by Indians between Camp Verde and Comfort, Aug. 3, 1868
The Old Frontier: Events of Long Ago
Account of Col. George W. Baylor. Last Indian fights in Texas. Murder of Josephus Browning in Stephens Co. Posse hunts and courage of certain pioneer women.
The Pirate’s Buried Gold
Buried Treasure of Belton. Jesse Newton buried treasure in glass jars from robbery in Roundout, Ill. Reed’s Lake? Burgess Lake? Karl Steinheimer from Germany mined great treasure in Mexico, buried it where 3 streams met – Nolan, Lampasas and Leon creeks near Belton – treasure never found – still there maybe?
In the Days of Frontier Freighting
By T. U. Taylor. Interesting and detailed account describes horse-freighting in Texas during pioneer days.
Small article on men who predated Austin as Trailblazers of early Texas – 1820
Annie V. Blackburn: refers to Judge William Rabb, J. Duty, R. Kuykendall, Dan Gililland, Thos. Williams, D. Rowals, Judge Cummins, Capt. Christman: Austin followed their trails.
Linking Pioneer Days with the Present
By A. W. Young. Describes the culture that evolved around the country Church in Texas during Pioneer Days.
Destruction of the San Saba Mission
175 year old letters (as of 1925) discovered in Mexico which describe the establishment, hardships, life and massacre of San Saba Mission.
J. H. Greenwood, Early Texas Pioneer
Came from Georgia with Family to Texas, 1832 near Nacogdoches, San Augustine, Palestine. Then to Platoon Creek. Along with Gen. Rusk and Gen. Douglas, fought Indians. Murcheson, Patten and Madden, Sadler are other early settlers mentioned in this story.
A Woman’s Escape from the Indians
Woman friend of early W. Texas settlers, Rabb family is taken captive by Indians after bloody murder of Mrs. Rabb. This is the gruesome tale of the horror and the courage. Remarkable 500 mile trek and her incredible equestrian feats during the escape. Remember, this is not fiction, but true history.
When Indians Failed to Take Money
By George Atkinson. Speaks of Newt Atkinson, Palo Pinto County settler. Moved to Keechi Creek and found Indians troublesome. Indians kill Jack and Henry Rowland in Jack Co., Mark Dalton had interesting purse with $9,000 which Indians neglected to seize due to its…
Mustang Grey was a Warrior Bold
Mabry Grey –how he got name "mustang", his early exploits as wild adventurer on Texas frontier, commands company of Rangers, their pay only being the spoils of their pursuits. Many fierce Indian battles, his wounds, furious pursuit of Comanches, Died in Mexico.
The Adventures of Jack Dobell
By J. C. Duval. (3rd Installment – we have the others, just ask) Further details and descriptions of the hero and his battles against Santa Anna’s forces. Events at Goliad, Coletto

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