The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 28, July 1924 - April, 1925 Page: 84
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Association of the University of Texas, through its executive
committee, on June 13, 1924, guaranteed fifty graduate fellow-
ships of $1000 each for five years.
Judge Geo. W. Tyler of Belton read a paper before the Bell
County Historical Society on April 21, 1924, entitled "Histori-
cal Landmarks of Bell County." (1) The attack on the Taylor
Family, 1836; (2) Little River Fort, 1836; (3) The Battle of
Bird's Creek, 1839; (4) Bell County's Charter Oak, 1850; and (5)
The Rigg's Massacre, 1859, are the subjects treated; the sources
for each are cited. The paper was printed in the Temple Daily
Telegram of May 4.
Deaths of prominent Texans: William M. Anderson, pastor
of the First Presbyterian Church of Dallas, at Dallas, April 5,
1924; George E. Barstow, pioneer irrigationist in West Texas, at
his home in Barstow, May 2, 1924; Charles Q. Barton, educator
and publisher, at his home in Dallas, May 16, 1924; Robert E.
Cowart, soldier, statesman and diplomat, at his home in Dallas,
May 13, 1924; Mrs. Helen Owen Crocheron, educator, at her home
in Goose Creek, April 1, 1924; Mrs. Hallie Milburn Dunklin,
former president of the Texas Women's Press Association, at her
home in New York City, April 14, 1924; S. M. Dunlap, Dallas
banker, at Battle Creek, Mich., April 24, 1924; William Andrew
Farmer, for many years editor of the Texas Farmer, at his home
in Dallas, May 8, 1924; Webster Flanagan, former lieutenant-
governor, at his home in Henderson, May 5, 1924; William Whar-
ton Groce, grandson of Jared E. Groce, at his home in League
City, May 25, 1924; Joseph C. Hutcheson, lawyer and statesman
of Houston, at his summer home on Signal Mountain, Tennessee,
May 25, 1924; John B. Long, former Congressman, at his home
in Rusk, April 27, 1924; Mrs. Lottie Dyer Moore, widow of former
Congressman John M. Moore, and life member of the Texas State
Historical Association, at her home in Richmond, April 10, 1924;
Mrs. Louella Styles Vincent, poet and lecturer, at the home of
her son in Fort Worth, April 25, 1924.
The following call for a meeting of those interested in West
Texas history to be held in Abilene courthouse, April 19, for the
purpose of organizing a historical association, appeared in the
Dallas News of April 14, 1924:
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