The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 16, July 1912 - April, 1913 Page: 440
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The Southwestern Historical Quarterly
they shall, on recommendation of the History faculty, receive
annual scholarships free of other conditions. It is understood
that the prize money shall be used to pay the expense of publish-
ing the successful essay or thesis, and further that in the event
that no Southern student enters the competition for one year the
Department of History may award the said prize to the author of
a suitable study in the field of Southern History without regard
to place of residence.
Judge Edwin LeRoy Antony, of Cameron, member of Congress,
1892-1893, died in Dallas on January 16, 1913. A sketch of his
life appeared in the Dallas News of the 17th.
George C. Pendleton, Lieutenant Governor under Governor
Hogg, and formerly Congressman from the old Ninth District,
died at his home in Temple, January 18. He was sixty-eight
Thomas Volney Munson, an international authority on viticul-
ture and author of Foundations of American Grape Culture
(1909), died at Denison, Texas, on January 21, 1913. A sketch
of his life appeared in the Dallas News of January 23, and in
Who's Who in America, 1912-1913.
On January 25 J. W. Curd died at El Paso. He was one of
the ablest teachers of history to be found in the public schools of
Texas. For several years he had been employing all of his spare
time on a study of the early history of El Paso, and it is to be hoped
that his work had progressed sufficiently to be useful.
Col. T. B. Wheeler, of Aransas Pass, former Lieutenant Gov-
ernor, and mayor of Austin in the early 70's, died at San An-
tonio on February 2, 1913. A sketch of his life is printed in the
San Antonio Express of the same date. He contributed to TI-IE
QUARTERLY (XI, 56-65) his "Reminiscences of Reconstruction in
On February 3, 1913, Mrs. Jeanette Ennis Belo, widow of the
late Col. A. H. Belo and head of the Galveston-Dallas News Corpo-
ration, died at Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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