The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 52, July 1948 - April, 1949 Page: 235
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you how much I like it. I spent a decade in the Argentine which
gave me understanding, appreciation, and affection for the Latin
Americans. You show Mier y Terin as the statesman that he was,
and you weave the robe of history as it ought to be, in my opinion-
that is, about the shoulders of a man of stature. As Dr. Barker implies
in that fitting introduction, it is a book to improve understanding
and mutual respect between the citizens of the two countries.
At the spring commencement Marietta College, in Ohio, con-
ferred a Litt.D. degree upon Dr. E. M. Coulter, now with the
department of history of the University of Georgia but remem-
bered by hundreds of Texas students for his several years of
service in the University of Texas. Dr. Coulter is co-editor with
Dr. Wendell Stephenson in the "History of the South" series
being sponsored jointly by Louisiana State University and the
Littlefield Fund for Southern History of the University of Texas.
Dr. P. I. Nixon, president of the Association, has sent to the
office a clipping which cites the Luling Signal of July 23, 1885,
which was edited and published by J. P. Bridges. It reads:
Notwithstanding the statement that Texas could not furnish the
necessary building stone for the new capitol, the firmness of Gov.
Ireland has brought the contractors to terms and they have agreed
to use Texas material in its construction.
One of the most forthright and informative accounts of Texas
"cow work" is contained in the memoirs of Charlie Wright,
"Born and Raised in the Long-Horn Country," in Three Har-
vests and Supplement by George G. Bobbitt, issued recently by
G. E. High Printing Company, of Amarillo, Texas. Charlie
Wright's career has stretched from 1861 to the present and across
sixty-six Texas counties, although the principal scene of action
has been Carson County. Louise Orr rendered a service to Texas
history when she recorded the interview with Charlie Wright;
she merits special recognition for the faithful recording in the
vernacular. Wright concludes his story, "There's a whole lot
about cow work, day in and day out. If you don't understand it,
it's hard on the cattle, and hard on the boss, and hard on the
boys; yeah, and hard on the horses, too." Wright understood.
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