The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 22, July 1918 - April, 1919 Page: 289
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plies, with names of officers and employes during the period of
the war. (b) Secure copies of contracts with the United States
government. (c) Secure data upon the amount of commodities
supplied each month since the beginning of the contract and place
and places to which goods were sent in each case. (d) Get data
as to cost of these materials to the government. (e) Secure
copies, if possible, of the correspondence between the government
and the mercantile establishment pertaining to these supplies.
12. Agricultural: (a) Secure name of every person engaged
in agriculture in your county, size of farm or ranch, acreage de-
voted in each of the following years: 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916,
1917, 1918, 1919, to (1) cotton, (2) corn, (3) wheat, (4) rice,
(5) cane, (6) oats, (7) fodder, (8) castor beans and other special
products; acreage devoted to cattle, sheep, horses, mules, etc., with
number of cattle, etc., in each case. (b) Secure data as to
amount of each kind of agricultural produce raised for the years
enumerated above. Also value. (c) Secure copies of contracts
with the United States government for the supply of these com-
modities. (d) Secure data, upon the amount of commodities
supplied the government in accordance with these contracts each
month and place or places to which they were sent in each case.
(e) Get data as to the cost of these commodities in total to the
United States government. (f) Secure copies, if possible, of
the correspondence between the government and the person en-
gaged in agriculture pertaining to these supplies.
The University of Texas has published A Source Book Relat-
ing to the History of the University of Texas: Legislative, Legal,
Bibliographical, and Statistical, compiled by Dean H. Y. Bene-
dict. It will be reviewed in the next issue of TI-IE QUARTERLY.
"Dueling and duelists of old Texas times" is the title of a
long and interesting paper published by Mr. Ben C. Stuart in
the Galveston News of November 24, 1918.
The death of Senator Augustus R. McCollum, of Waco, oc-
curred at Austin, November 9, 1918. Judge Ben H. Rice, of
the Court of Civil Appeals of the Third Judicial District, died in
Austin, November 16, 1918. Judge J. E. Yantis, late associate
justice of the Supreme Court of Texas, died at Waco, December
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