The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 23, July 1919 - April, 1920

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has lately come into this jurisdiction, and that the ayunto. from
the facts laid before them are satisfied that the said Trammel
Pryor is notoriously a man of bad character, do order that the
said Trammel Pryor be removed beyond the jurisdiction of Aus-
tin, and recommend that he be removed beyond the [p. 68] limits
if the state, and the said Ayuntamiento request the Colonel Com-
mandant of this jurisdiction to furnish a sufficient guard to carry
this order into execution and see that the same be executed. And
further the Ayuntamto. from the facts laid before the body are
satisfied that John Litle is a man of notorious bad character, and
order that he be removed beyond the limits of the jurisdiction
and recommend that he be removed beyond the limits of the State.
And further the ayuntamto. ordered that a certified copy of this
resolution be transmitted to the Colonel Commandant of the
militia with an official letter requesting him to carry the same
into execution with the least possible delay.
NEWS ITEMS
Frank Cushman Pierce, author of A Brief History of the Lower
Rio Grande Valley, died a victim of influenza at his home in
Brownsville, November 10, 1918. Mr. Pierce was born at Fort
Davis, December 15, 1858.
Amelia Edith Barr, author of Remember the Alamo, died at
her home in New York City, March 10, 1919.
Ebenezer Lafayette Dohoney, member of the Senate of the Thir-
teenth Legislature and of the Constitutional Convention of 1875,
died at his home in Paris, March 29, 1919. Mr. Dohoney pub-
lished an autobiography in 1907, under the title An Average
American.
Robert Cook Buckner, evangelist, author and founder of Buck-
ner's Orphan Home, died at his home in Dallas, April 9, 1919.
Joseph Alexander Altsheler, author of The Texas Star, The
Texan Scouts, and The Texan Triumph, died in New York City,
June 5, 1919.

Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 23, July 1919 - April, 1920. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101075/. Accessed September 20, 2014.