The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 66, July 1962 - April, 1963

Southwestern Historical Quarterly

count by Marian Moore Coleman concerning Kalikst Wolski.
Wolski was a member of the Utopian experiment, La Reunion,
on the white cliffs of the Trinity across from where Dallas grew.
Merle Duncan of Waco forwarded a copy of Books and Things
to the Association office.
Clark C. Spence, who is associate professor of history at the
University of Illinois, wrote an article for Arizona and the West
(Autumn, 1961) entitled "The Dyrenforth Rainmaking Experi-
ments: A Government Venture in 'Pluviculture'." This study is
excellently done and is a credit both to Professor Spence and to
Arizona and the West.
An article on Sam Houston's fight with William Stanbury in
Washington during the spring of 1832 appears in the July, 1962,
issue of the Tennessee Historical Quarterly. "The Hermitage
Walking Stick, First Challenge to Congressional Immunity," by
Roger M. Busfield, Jr., takes its name from Houston's cane fash-
ioned out of a hickory sapling from the grounds of Andrew
Jackson's Hermitage at Nashville, Tennessee. It was with this
walking stock that Houston threshed Stanbury on a dimly lit
Washington street.
The October, ig61, issue of Cotton History Review contained
an article on "Wool, Mohair, Silk, and Synthetic Fibers Manufac-
ture in Texas," by W. H. Droze.
Through the thoughtfulness of Adelaide Hall Pierce the Asso-
ciation has received a copy of her booklet, Deming's Bridge Cem-
etery, Tres Palacios Baptist Church z852-1898, and Hawley Cem-
etery 1898-r960, Matagorda County, Texas, published by the Pa-
lacios Beacon in 196o.
The Texian, Vol. VIII, No. i, publication of the Sons of the
Republic of Texas, contains an article by John P. Landers on
Simon Miller, one of Stephen F. Austin's old three-hundred
Civil War History, IV (September, 1958), contains an article
by Lota M. Spell, "Music in Texas," concerning the Civil War


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