The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 47, July 1943 - April, 1944 Page: 184
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
plete change in attitude. His defenses were dropped and his
interest was immediately apparent. One of his first statements
was, "I like to read Texas history; it gets my mind off banking;
I couldn't keep going without my books." He had a large
collection of Texana and sponsored, through his bank, the pub-
lication of the now scarce and always valuable series of Texas
L. W. Kemp, President of the Association, attended the
ceremonies incident to the christening of the aircraft carrier,
San Jacinto, at Camden, New Jersey, early in the fall. Presi-
dent Kemp was the official representative of the Texas State
Historical Association on this auspicious occasion. The San
Jacinto carries a proud name and should be a veritable hornet
of the seas.
Ralph W. Yarborough, known to most of the members of
the Association as "Judge," is now a captain in the army,
Division Judge Advocate, 97th Infantry Division, and stationed
at Camp Swift, Texas. A 'ecent letter from the Judge tells
us that he has been stationed at Ann Arbor, Michigan, and
at Washington, D. C., within the last year. He was in Wash-
ington last April and missed the annual meeting, "but I was
with you in spirit," he writes.
Trueman E. O'Quinn is now a major in the army and is
probably overseas. His address is: Major Trueman E. O'Quinn,
0-917160, Headquarters, A. P. 0. 472, c/o Postmaster, New
York, New York. In the fall, O'Quinn was in the Carolinas
where he probably picked up additional O. Henry material
which he will eventually bring back to share with his Texas
friends. A blank spot has been saved in the wall of the Wool-
worth Building at Sixth and Congress in Austin which now
awaits the duration and the Major's return when the Asso-
ciation will place there a bronze tablet telling of O. Henry's
connection with that place.
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