The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 35, July 1931 - April, 1932 Page: 334
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
of respectability, and in 1927 "Old Charlie" saw his best stories
upon cowboys and bad men issued by a standard publisher in a
volume of character and distinction under the title of R'iata and
Spurs. And now the posthumous issue of this book in a popu-
lar, one dollar, series, carries a dignified edition back to the first
humble buyers of his paper-backed books.
J. EVETTS HALEY.
A Texas Sheriff. By Henry C. Fuller. (Nacogdoches. 1931.
Illustrations. Pp. 80. $.50.) Henry C. Fuller, editor of a
Nacogdoches newspaper, is one of several East Texans taking an
active and intelligent interest in the preservation of the history
of his part of the State. This little book is a biography of A.
J. Spradley, who was sheriff of Nacogdoches County for thirty
years. It includes, as well, a history of some noted murder cases
which Spradley solved.
The Double Log Cabin. By G. A. Holland. (Weatherford.
1931. Illustrations. Pp. 83. $.50.) Among the energetic guar-
dians of the frontier tradition in Parker County is G. A. Hol-
land, president of a Weatherford bank. He has collected many
relics of the frontier period into a genuine, pioneer, double log
cabin, and has written this brochure upon interesting historical
incidents of that region. This is the third time that the county's
history has been the subject of a book.
Schleicher County. Edited by R. D. Holt. (Eldorado. 1930.
Illustrations. Pp. 107.) This little book, edited by Superintend-
ent Holt, of Eldorado, Texas, is a compilation of county mate-
rials, by high school students, from newspaper and magazine files,
county records, and oral sources. It is illustrated with some
good, local, pioneer photographs.
The Bloody Trail in Texas. By J. Marvin Hunter. (Bandera.
1931. Pp. 190.) Mr. Hunter, publisher of the unique little
magazine called Frontier Times, has assembled from his files the
stories of various Texan Indian fights and raids and has pub-
lished them as a separate title. The book is a compilation of
reminiscent sketches by a number of pioneer Texans, some of
whom fought the Indians and some of whom heard the stories
told many times after the Indians were gone.
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