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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Marion County Courier — 8 March 1940

WORK ACCOMPUSUEO B* 1MB HERE RjWork don* by the 1181 club for cure of tuberculoais: For many years, the writar doas not know axaetly how many, tha 1881 alub hu had ax* clualve right to a«U tha Christ- mat aeala. Tha aaonay realized from this sale goes to combat tha "White Plagae," tuberoulos- if. V' This work was originally a part of tha Rod Crass, but grew so large, it has now beoome a separate organisation. Tha R«d Cross drive ends with Thanks* giving:, and the Christmaa seal or tuberculosis drive begins right after Thankagiving and ends at Christmas. Tha latter work is educational in scope: distributiag literature on the subject to all the school children in tha higher grades, which explains aboat tha dis- ease, how it is oontraeted, transmitted, and how aured, if taken in time. Thia is followed up by films shown at tha achools, showing pictures of the body or IMPLEMENT REPAIRS Now la the time to overhaul your farm implements and we have a complete ateek of parts. Yon will Hat ba...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Marion County Courier — 8 March 1940

THE VlAttiUN eOUNXY COURIER ■ M Mrs. Moseley Hostess To Sewing Club Mrs. J. L. Mosele.v was host- •ss to the Friday Sewing 'Jlub, at, her home on Austin street on last Friday afternoon. Fourteen members answered roll, and one visitor was present. After a social hour of sewing and conversation, the hostess ■crved a delicious salad course to the following: Mesdames S. S. Minor, P. M. Bower, Alice Frank, Mary S ;illcnp, P. L. Bass, W. E. Singleton, M. M. DeWare, J. M. DeWare, Jr., L. P. Neilon, R. W. Loomis, Arch McKay, 0. O. T ylor, Misses Fannie Benefield, and Mable Moseley The elub will meet at the home of Mrs. Marguerite Williams, on Friday of this week, with Mrs. Will E. Sin/leton as hostess. FOR RENT—One furnished bedroom, with private bath private entrance, and all conveniences Just across from the Post Office. 417 A US LIN ST Mrs. Emma Gause White, of the Popular Dress Shoppe, re- turned Wednesday from Dallas, where she purchased more Eas- ter merchandise for her store. Mr. and...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Marion County Courier — 22 March 1940

, 4'<f 7 The Only Home Owned Paper In Marion County The Marion County Courier And Official Organ of the Marion County Agricultural Association Covers Marlon And J Parts Of CassAnd ; Harrison Counties 1 Issued Every Friday Jefferson, Texas, Friday. March, 22, 1940 VOL. 3— No 48 GCC HIS« BDYS IN ML Adam R. Johnson. Director of the State Department of Pub- He Welfare, who has the respon- sibility for the selection of white boys for the Civilian Conserva tion Corps, has been advised that approximately 4000 boys will be needed in April to bring existing; camps to full strength. "Boys who wish to be select- ed for CCC must be of good character, at least 17 years old and not more than 23 years and six months, and not have al- ready served more than 18 months since July, 1937," ex- plained Mr. Johnson, "for we desire only the best boys as members." Applications should be made to the various County Welfare offices as quickly as possible, so when final county quotas are an- nounced, those ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Marion County Courier — 22 March 1940

/ $w ' COURIER THE MARION COU Two Experienced Farmers In Depart- ment of Agriculture 'TEXAS TRAFFIC FOR 1939 DISCUSSED The driver, tie car, and the rosd—Tbess will be the subjects upon which acci- dent autopsies will be per- formed at the Texas Safety Conference. One or more of these three factors are the cause of Tex as'traffic toll of 1600 dead, 29,000 injured and forty- five million dollar property damage loss of 1980. You as a motorist andpe destrian, are Invited to wit- ness the performance in the State Capitol bnildinar, in j Austin, April 16th and 17th. The most famous special- ists in America will perform I the traffic operations, says the Texas Safety Associa- tion. CLAUDE K. WICKARD GROVEK B. HILL Two dirt farmers, with a combined experience of 54 years of farm operation and leader- ship, are now in the No. 2 and No. 3 post* of the nation'B De- partment of Agriculture. Grover B. Hill, who waB named assistant, secretary of agriculture in Deoembtr, has been a Texa^ rancher a...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Marion County Courier — 22 March 1940

SUPPLIES FOR BABY any A good beginning' il project always goes a long way toward success in the eni and especially so In the poultry business. The Hillbilly hatchery, to* •a ted la Marshall nt 120* 1. Grand, is n modern one, wheie thousands of baby chicks are hatch** each year. Theae blood teelad ehioks are from food stock, whieh makes them stuniy and healthy and they wiU develop into good Inyera. When buying baby obieke, buy nothing but the beat, and buy themes naar home as possible. At any rata, do THE MM* WW** gQiaUKk Springtime Is Paint Up and Clean Up Time For PAINTS, LIME CEMENT, SAND, and GRAVEL In fact if you want Hardware* we offer you one of the most complete stocks in East Texas Prices To Suit Your Needs EUGENE MEYER & SON (HX§>g)(g)®>(SXgXD (pXHXQ)®© ' All Hillbilly Chix Are Approved By The U. S. Dept. mf Agriculture We are the only hatch- ery in Cast Texaa ael- ling our owa- sexed chicks. Try some of our Baby PuUetts or Roosters. We offer three grades of cblek...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Marion County Courier — 22 March 1940

- mm rntriwi—mi THE MARION COUNTY COURIER THE MARION COUNTY COURIER R. G. (Bob) BRADSHAW PUBLISHER Knuml , i post oil ice at Jefferson, Texas as MOOnd class mail matter under the act of March 3, 1879. Subs<i-i|itii>!i (In the County) $1.00 PW * car Kubsciiplion (Foreign) $1.50 Per Year Any erroneous reflection upon the character, standing or reputation of any person or firm or corporation which may appear in the columns of The Marion County Courier will be gladly corrected upon being brought to the attention of the publisher Physicians Recommend Goat Milk Dr. John Karros, the sur- geon who performed the not- ed operation on King Con- stantino of Greece durin* the World War, says of goat milk In the treatment of dia- betes; "No sugar, no salt, no starch, no bread, no oils. On- ly raw vegetables, such as lettuce, celery, beets, carrots, spinach and goat milk—at least two quarts of goat milk daily, and just ag fresh from the goat as pos- sible. Do that and they will get well." "1...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Marion County Courier — 22 March 1940

THE M4JN0N WUHXY COURIER *y cv The Vroof 0/ the Vtabling is itt the Voting NOTHING ADDED- Just pure, natural tasteful goodness. There's that XTRA in GRAND PRIZE that you will like. Ata/ey ftucef Isadore Segal, Distributor, Phone 133 PISH DINNERS Cabins in the Pines — Picnicing Boating, FishiDg, Hunting Watch for the Sign THOMPSON'S CAMP 7 Miles from Jefferson, 2 miles off Hi way 49 Taylor & Allen DRY GOODS and SHOES Dependable Since 1928 3 25 Linden, Texas —Shop In Jefferson— FOR SALE! La. Unit No. 1 Potatoes]J£^ $2.00 Bushel La. Unit No. 1 Certified Seed Potatoes for take $1.50 Bushel Dr. T. B. Tooke, Belcher, La., FOR SALE—Farm. 100 acres few miles west of Jefferson. See FRED MEYER. 4-ROOM house, unfurnished, for rent. Phone 116. MRS, W, E. SINGLETON. —Buy It In Jefferson— • DON'T NEGLECT FUNDAMENTALS IN YOUR NEW HOME IThis is a corner of the founda- tion and footings. Your whole house rests upon It. It can never be replaced. ih h 2 This is the same foundation with timber skel...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Marion County Courier — 22 March 1940

THE MAKIQN COUNTY COURIfih MB '^1 Local News Happenings Items of Interest About You and Your Friends Garnered Here and There by the Man Abotrt Town John Young, of Kilgore, I Mr. and Mrs. Jas. E. Hal# owner of the Marion Motor and Mrs. Donald Bolles and company, spent Sunday in children spent Sunday in the city with his force. EHDorado, Ark. Jack Meisenheimer was in Marshall Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. R. K. Walker spent Sunday with relatives in Atlanta. Mr. and Mr. Ernest Hicka, of Atlanta, spent Sunday here with relatives. Mayor and Mrs. Robert H. Wood were Marshall visitors Sunday. unilNmss Libby's Tomato Juice1Qe 3 Large Cans iW Edgemont CIIAPIfC Small pkg, 10c wlVlflvliv Large pkg, 15c DelMonte PINEAPPLE 3 9 oz. crushed 23c 2 No. 2 sliced 35c Cloth Bag, Pare m f\ Cane 10 lb*. /I vl/"l Sugar wt Welch's GRAPE JUICE Pint 23c Quart 45c Fancy Krisp W LETTUCE go Large Heads Sunkist LEMONS |Q Dozen 1 wv Del Monte PEACHES 9 ^halves 19c ** / 2 CAN The Best We mt Can Buy 1 I%|1 CELERY 131' SCO...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Marion County Courier — 29 March 1940

1(81 P Pri as vis mit vot Fe Fo Fo Fo Fo Ft F< F< F( F. F1 ^ Zt vo -ye. ; The Only Home ;; > Owned Paper In ! Marion County ♦ The Marion County Courier And Official Organ of the Marion County Agricultural Association ; CoversMarion And J; > Parts Of CassAnd ;; \ Harrison Counties ! Issued Every Friday Jefferson, Texas, Friday, March, 29, 1940 VOL. 3- No 49 CAELIE SUE ALU'S TROTH TO DOYLE Mrs. I. R. Allen, Jr., and Miss Helen Crumley entertained Saturday with a tea at the home of the former, 4411 Hall street, announcing the engagement of Miss Callie Sue Allen, of Dallas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. I. R. Allen, Sr., of Ennis, and Doyle Barry Bower, of Dallas, son of Mr. and Mrs. Phil M. Bower. Jefferson. Assisting the hostesses in re- ceiving the guests were Mrs. Allen, Sr., Mrs. James Allen, of Ennis, and Miss Frances Bene- iield, of Jefferson. Miss Allen wore a chiffon gown in rainbow shades and her flowers were gardenias. Mrs. Allen, Jr., wore blue chiffon and Miss Crumle...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Marion County Courier — 29 March 1940

THE MAKION COUNTY 60URIEK ESTATE OF A. A. ROWE, DECEASED. IN THB COUNTY COURT OF DALLAS COUNTY, TEXAS;PROBATE NO. 17129 Noticc is hereby given 'hat I, D. L. Rowe. Administrator of the estate of A. A. Rowe, deceased, will, on the 8th day of April. 1940, at the county court house at the City of Dallas. Texas, sell at private aale to the high- est bidder, at bnd for the consideration of the drilling of a test well for oil and | or gas to the Georgetown Lime upon the least or leases so sold or within the range of miles of some part of each of said leasts, to the highest bidder on such con slderation, and without any bonus to be paid therefor, bids to be submitted to said Administrator at same place above referred to, oil and gas lease upon the following tracts of land in Marion and Morris Counties, State of Texas, to-wit: FIRST TRACT Situated in Morrii and Ma- rion Counties, T«xas, being a survey of 160 acres patent- ed to the heirs of Wm. C. Lilly on March 20. 1907. Be- gin at NW cor. ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Marion County Courier — 29 March 1940

■ i '■ .■ ■> :' P* "* SBSSBHHBiWi THE MAJUON TWISTY COURIER Taylor & Allen DRY GOODS and SHOES Dependable Since 1928 3 25 Linden, Texas —Shop In Jefferson— FISH DINNERS Cabins in the Pines — Plcnicing Boating, Fishing, Hunting Wateh for the Sign THOMPSON'S CAMP 7 Miles from Jefferson, 2 miles off Hiway 49 cm MINIMIS The Courier is authorized to announce the following candi* dates for the office of City Com- missioner, subject to the City election, Tuesday, April 2nd. Place No. 1. J. W. Lemmon, (Re-election) L. W. (Luke) Walker EASIEST TINE X0 C9RE DRAFTS IS WHU BUILD! J. B. Moseley F. R. Roach, M. D. Calls Answered Promptly Day or Night Office Phone 120 Night 134 at Aay Price! Isadorc Segal, Distributor, | r- 1 l ===== 1 -j WfltCS THESE THREE PLACES If TOO WCBLD STOP THEM Poor wall joint between window frame and wall causes drafts (see arrows). Poor fitting window sash allow cold air to leak in causing drafts (see arrows). A single pane of glass fools warm air quickly. Cool a...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Marion County Courier — 29 March 1940

THE MARION COUNTY OOUJUKft THE MARION COUNTY COURIER R. G. (Bob) BRADSHAW PUBLISHER Entered in post office at Jefferson, Texas as second class mail matter under the act of March 3, 1879. Hubacription Subscription (In the County) $1.00 Per Tanr (Foreign) Si .so Par Tew- Any erroneous reflection upon the character, standing or reputation of any person or firm or corporation which may appear in the columns of The Marion County Courier will be gladly corrected upon being brought to the attention of the publisher. W. P. A. J T MARSHALL. March 24— WPA workers have erected, reconstructed, and built ad- ditions to 116 public build- ings in the Marshall district, according to a report issued today by District Manager A. W. Elrod. EIrod's report, covering building, public utilities, and outdoor recreatlonat facili* ties, was the second in a se- ries o.y four statements, de- tailing total physical accom- plishments in this section during four and one-half years of WPA activities. WPA workers h...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Marion County Courier — 29 March 1940

THE MAMON tiOUKTY COURIER NO. 1T41 THE ESTATE OF T. W. PATE, DECEASED IN THE COUNTY COURT Of?' MARION COUNTY. TEXAS Notice is hereby given that I, Lennie Pate Herrin, ad- ministratrix of the estate of T. W. Pate, deceased, hare this day filed my application in writiag in the above en- titled and numbered cause for an order of the County Judge of Marion County, Texas, authoriziBg me, as administratrix of the Estate of T. W. Pate, deceased, to make and execute an oil, gas and mining lease upon such terras as the Court may or- der and direct, upon the fol- lowing described real estate belonging to §uch estate, and described as follows: All that certain- tract or parcel of land situated in the IsaacH. Johnson Survey, Marion County, Texas, des. eribed as follows: BEGINNING on the west boundary line of the J. S. D. Weatherall tract of land at a stake; Thence South-156 rods to a rook; THENCE East 98 & 4-5 rods to a rock; THENCE NortM 156 rods to a stake; THENCE West 98 & 4-6 rods t...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Marion County Courier — 29 March 1940

THE MARION COUNT V C'J< Hi I K Local News Happenings Items of Interost About You and Your Friends Garnered Here and There by the Man About Town B. J. Douglas, of Avinger, was in the city Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Sulli- Mi-.. Martha kenuoB Dris-1 Miss Norma Knight, who koll r< < i red to Oklahoma A. j is attendinf aehool in Mar- :sr , 'til!water, Oki ., af shall, apenc the Easter holi- van, Jr., of Mt. Pleasant, ter ap n ii the Eaater holi-1 days with her parents, Mr. spent Sunday with her par' " ith heme folks. and Mrs. M. K. Knight. Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Bass, of Longview, spent Sunday with his parents, Mr and Mrs. P. L. Bass. —Buy it In Jefferson— R. G. Torn Henry, of Texarkana, was in the city Friday. Leonard Hough, who is at- tending A. & M. college, spent the Easter holidays with his mother, Mrs. Lula Hough. Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Dodson and Miss Myrtle McCann. of Big Sandy, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Lemmon Saturday. Mrs. T. H. Wollsaan and Mrs. Annette Kenned...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Marion County Courier — 5 April 1940

3 The Only Home Owned Paper In Marion County The Marion County Courier And Official Organ of the Marion County Agricultural Association CoversMarlonAnd ; Parts Of CassAnd ; Harrison Counties ' Issued Every Friday Jefferson, T Friday. April, 5, 1940 VOL. 3— No 50 BOY SCOUT FUND DRIVE lues WITH MUCH SUCCESS HERE The result# of the drive to raise funds for the Ea*t Texas Area Council, Boy Scouts of America is meeting with much success Rogers Rainey, chairman of Steering committee, reported Thursday morning. The drive was started Wed- nesday morning with a break- fast at the Excelsior Hotel. Mr. Rainey stated that the Finance committee composed of N. McBride, G. C. Liverman, L. H. Walker, J. E. To/vnley, J. V. Whelan, D. (J. Simpson, M.H. Bender, J. E. Arnette are doing fine and that when the drive is finished Marion County Seouts will be proud of the response. Everyone connected with the Scout work wishes to extend their thanks for those who have and will help in this great work. EWTHK...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Marion County Courier — 5 April 1940

THE MARIQN CODTfTY COURIER THE MARION COUNTY COURIER R. G. (Bob) BRADSHAW PUBLISH M Entered in post office at Jefferson, Texas as second class mail mattor under the act of March 3, 1879. Subscription (In the County) $1.00 Par Year Subscription (Foreign) $1.40 Per Tear Any erroneous reflection upon the character, standing or reputation of any person or firm or corporation which may appear in the oolumns of The Marion County Courier will be gladly corrected upon being brought to the attention of the publisher. WRIG H T :.PAT M A N ' 5^^^ WEEKLY NEWS LETTER — CONGRESSMAN — vTEXfe.-^ v\& CCC AND NYA The House committee on appropriation:) recommended a bill to the House, that would have closed 2T8 CCC campe and would have reduc ed the enrollment in these camps by «4,600 enrollees. The same committee recom- mended a reduction of $15, 000,000 in the NYA appro- priation for the next ytear. All appropriations, that are now being made, will be ef- fective for the next fiscal year, which b...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Marion County Courier — 5 April 1940

ji- IS «r. iMl© as Mellow Moonlight i THE MUMtfON WBSZX COURIER JZook th/iu. you* next glow ofi GENUINE LAGER BEER See that crystal-dear purity... that transparent moonlight paleness that reflects super filtering. Then leisurely sip and enjoy the refresh- ing goodness of this truly great beer.. and you will know THERE IS NO FINER BEER AT ANY PRICE regard- less of where model ISADORE SEGAL, Distributer PHONE 133 qgtfjg^jusr right / . UKt CHAMtmcHt l^TSi * rtATttt* 1 J f*9r f\ Crff f { T. M MOONLIGHT 1 . MOVED? To our New location, York &. Champion Build- ing, corner Alley and Watson street, one block south of T. & P, Depot. Come and see us for Quality Groceries and Fresh Meats NORTHSIDE GROCERY Formerly Fason & Wilson H. T. Wilson, Owner Negro 4-H Club Beys to Lengview T. L. WedgewortM. negro county agent, announced Thursday that two bus loads of Marion county negro 4-H club boys and their parents will hear Dr. G. W. Carver, noted negro scientist from Tuskegee institution...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Marion County Courier — 5 April 1940

THE MARION COUNTY flOj^Rlfih ttir M| rrrarif'' '■ I' I -JLM-l Do You Care What You Pay? Or Does It Make Any Difference? 22|c Local News Happenings Admiration COFFEE, lb. Can ^ A Lb. PURE lv Cane Sugar **0^ Fresh Corn Flakes, large pkfc. 10c It«m6 of Iwm About You and Your Friends Gameaed H«m Mid There by the Man About Town Best Steaks Sold in Texas Loin, Rn'd or T.Bonelb.29C Epsom SALTS, 20lbs. $1.00 No. 2 Can English Peas -J ^ Choice MIDGET IOC 2 15c Size bx. HUSKIES for 15c Q Pkg - Puffed RICE 10c GULF MOTOR OIL 2 Quarts 25c Sour PICKLES, Qt. 10c 4 Bars. Lux or Lifebuoy 25c 48 lb. GLOBE Flour JL39 24 lb. " " 72o Best Value In East Texas Swift Premium U Half or Hams wh0ie, ib 19c 0 2 lbs. HOLLY OLEO 25c Boneless Pig Feet FuJiriDt 15c Extra Fat Dressed Hens, lb. Live Fancy Fryers 19c lb. 24c Very top grade branded lb.^aa 4 A ROAST,none better ■/ l-2c Live and Flopping BUFFALO FISH lb. 10c PRODUCE 2 lbs. Green ■ Hard C Cabbage >c Fresh Turnip Greens 3 BUNCHES 10c 3 Home Grown BEET...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Marion County Courier — 5 April 1940

I - ,w MAGAZINE SECTION ,/ The Only Home Owned Paper In | Marion County The Marion County Courier And Official Organ of the Marion County Agricultural Association Cover* Marion And Parts Of Caw And Harrison Counties Issued Every Friday. Jefferson, Texas, Friday, April 5, 1940. VOLUME 3. NO. 50. NOTABLE NEWS EVENTS IN PICTURES ✓ p 1-itr !¥■ r- ; ? « > >i*Wh NEW FAD FOIl SEASIDE ENTHUSIASTS who are reluctant to give up skiing is the new sport of ski-joring over wet sand be- hind motorcycles. As might be cx pec ted, the idea seems to have originated in sunny California, where this quartette is pictured about to set off on a run along the beach at Oceanside. Other enthusiasts confine themselves to sliding down sand dunes in the vicinity. DISCOVERED to be a woman, I'auline Cox, age 26, of Dallas, Texas, who had'been masquer- ading as a man for th^ past five years, stated that she is reluctant to return to her feminine attire again. She pre- fers living as "a man" so that she can re...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Marion County Courier — 5 April 1940

Rode the Texas Plains in Sixties and Seventies By (t. VV. NOLKN l(o\ 236, Odem, Texid. (Oipyrifrht, 1040, l y lb# South wont Mamutn* Co,) lUT few old-timers are alive who rode the Texas plains in the 60's and 70's. There is one at Calla- len, in Nueces county. His name ia J. J. Beaver, ape 70, Texas ranker and buffalo hunter. He en- listed for ranger service in 1881 under Captain George VV. Baylor who commanded Company A, Frontier Battal- lion, Texas Hangers. While a ranger Beaver helped to fight and bring to justice outlaws, cattle and horse thieves, rowdies, and bad- men generally. But he likes best to talk about his hunt- ing. So we shall let him tell us how he hunted and killed buffalo from 1874-78. "1 was born in Tennessee in 1859," said Mr. Beaver. "Our family moved to Texas in 1861, settling in Erath county. At the age of 15 I learned to handle firearms. In those days the Texas prairies and woods were alive with quail, prairie chickens, turkeys, deer and antelope. My first hu...

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