The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 45, July 1941 - April, 1942 Page: 280
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
ita Falls, "Concerning the Clarks in Texas," an account of a
Captain Clark who operated a boat, The Five Sisters, out of
Mobile, and who brought the boat to the mouth of the Rio
Grande during the Mexican War; Frances Strong, Paschal High
School, Fort Worth, "Trading to Metropolis," gives an account
of T. W. Slack's visits to and residence in early Fort Worth;
Mozelle Rankin, "Old Picketville," and C. F. Sparker, Albany,
"The Queen of Old Fort Griffin."
The Junior Historian makes an appropriate gift to young
people of high school age. It will be issued four times a year. Its
pages are open to contributions of high school students.
On Sunday, October 6, 1941, the ashes of Dr. Robert T. Hill,
the famous geologist, were taken to Round Mountain, near
Comanche, and scattered over the place where the geological
processes were first revealed to the man whose contributions
to a knowledge of the geology of Texas has never been sur-
passed. It was Dr. Hill's request that his remains be disposed
of in this manner. The committee consisted of W. E. Wrather,
Ellis W. Schuler, S. A. Thompson, Dilworth S. Hager, and
Charles B. Carpenter. Mr. Carpenter wrote, "We have not
given any publicity to the ceremony because we do not want
it to be a spectacle. It will be a secular ceremony performed
by persons who wish to pay homage to a great scientist and
pioneer of Texas. No monument will be erected . . . Dr. Hill
has many everlasting monuments in his published works."
H. Bailey Carroll's bibliography of "Texas County Histories"
has produced some favorable comment. C. S. Brigham, Director
of the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass., states
that the society has found the list very useful inasmuch as the
society is making an attempt to obtain every Texas county
history. Mr. Brigham suggests that the bibliography should
be printed in a separate pamphlet in order to increase its use-
fulness. S. E. Asbury gives praise and criticism. "Of course,"
he says, "I disagree about the exclusion of maps. I refer only
to Land Office maps of the older, historical counties. I have
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 45, July 1941 - April, 1942, periodical, 1942; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth146053/m1/314/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.