The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 25, July 1921 - April, 1922

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly

tionary; and an "Address on the life and character of Samuel A.
Maverick," delivered October -, 1870, before the Alamo Literary
Society, by George Cupples, M. D.
The Memoirs abound in incidents of homely frontier life, are
replete with affectionate household carefulness, show congenial
interest in the welfare of friends and neighbors, and leave an im-
pression of profound admiration for their author, whose splendid
character qualified her to endure such hardships, privations and
sorrows with the fortitude of a heroine, the sublime patience and
faith of a Christian wife and mother.
ADELE B. LOOSCAN.
Reminiscences: Biographical and Historical. By Randolph Clark.
Wichita Falls: Lee Clark, 119. 8vo., pp. 85.
This modest little volume is a tribute from one brother to an-
other. A preliminary chapter sketches the life and times of Joseph
Addison Clark, parent. The main portion of the book is devoted
to Addison Clark, son. About the life of this Texan pioneer edu-
cator are grouped some interesting events in the early history of
the Disciples of Christ, politics and education before the Civil War,
the educational revival after the war, the beginnings of Fort Worth,
and the founding of AddRan College at Thorp Spring. One puts
down the little book with grateful feelings toward the author, and
with regret that he chose to tell so little about himself. W.
NEWS ITEMS
Judge Claude Pollard, of Houston, president of the Texas Bar
Association, took for the subject of his annual address "The
Beginnings of Texas History." The address has been published in
pamphlet form.
Mrs. Margaret L. Watson, of Galveston, historian emeritus, Texas
Division, U. D. C., has presented to the Texas State Historical As-
sociation copies of two of her historical articles; one is entitled
"Fortifications and Activities on the Texas Coast During the War
Between the States, 1861-1865," the other "A Daughter of Texas,"
being a biographical sketch of Catherine Border Roberts (Mrs.

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