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WHITE MEN ATE NIGGER MEAT

Published August 13th, 2017 by Frontieradmin

J. Marvin Hunter, Sr. From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, May, 1949 Austin Callan, well known Texas writer, recently contributed the following article to the San Angelo Standard, ...
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SOME LOST TRIBES OF TEXAS

Published August 8th, 2017 by Frontieradmin

Mrs. Julia Jones, Houston, Texas From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, June, 1941 Recently, there has appeared a most interesting work by Dr. John R. Swan, ton, ethnologist of ...
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JOSIAH WILBARGER SCALPED BY INDIANS

Published August 3rd, 2017 by Frontieradmin

From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, March, 1924 In the spring of 1830, Stephen F. Austin came to his new colony, located on the upper Colorado, with two surveyors and ...
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BLOODY KATE BENDER OF KANSAS

Published August 2nd, 2017 by Frontieradmin

By Roscoe Logue J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, March, 1944 In the spring of 1871 the Bender family moved to the southeastern portion of Kansas and homesteaded. In the ...
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WHEN MEN BECOME BEASTS - Brutal Lynching, Paris TX, 1893

Published July 28th, 2017 by Frontieradmin

From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, April, 1934 THERE ARE TIMES when the frenzied mob knows no law when men's reason seems to be thrown to the winds, and ...
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WHITE SQUAW OF THE COMANCHES - Tragic Tale of Cynthia Ann Parker

Published July 26th, 2017 by Frontieradmin

By J. Marvin Nichols From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, March, 1927 MORE than 90 years, 91 next May to he exact, have gone by since Cynthia Ann Parker was lost ...
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Adventures on the Cattle Trail

Published May 13th, 2017 by Frontieradmin

A. Collett Sanders, Littlefield, Texas, I will give a short sketch of my life as trail boss from the '70's up to the end of the trail driving from Texas ...
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Riding the Ranges in the Seventies

Published April 6th, 2017 by Frontieradmin

From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, July, 1924. Riding the ranges and following the trails in the days when the Texas longhorns were driven "north of 36" ...
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Riding the Ranges in the Seventies

Published April 6th, 2017 by Frontieradmin

From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, July, 1924. Riding the ranges and following the trails in the days when the Texas longhorns were driven "north of 36" ...
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Ab Blocker Tells About Trail Driving Days

Published March 18th, 2017 by Frontieradmin

From Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, October, 1927 A MAN of the great outdoors, Ab Blocker; sun-browned his face, and written in with evidences of human contact in the wide ...
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Swimming Cattle Across the Canadian

Published March 7th, 2017 by Frontieradmin

From Frontier Times Magazine, April, 1941 By Ira Aten In 1898 there were three divisions of the XIT ranch lying south of the Canadian River—the Escarbada No. 5, Spring Lake No. 6, ...
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A Train Robbery Prevented

Published January 27th, 2017 by Frontieradmin

From Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, May, 1926 When President Wilson summoned to Washington Duval West of San Antonio to confer on the delicate situation in Mexico, preparatory to sending ...
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My Experience on the Range and on the Trail

Published January 24th, 2017 by Frontieradmin

Written by A. Huffmeyer, San Antonio. From Frontier Times Magazine, April, 1924 The subject of this article was born in Kendall County, Texas, on a farm on the Guadalupe River, November 25, 1855. ...
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An Old Trail Driver Talks About Early Days

Published January 15th, 2017 by Frontieradmin

By Cora Melton Cross Wm. Simpson has been a resident of one county in Texas for forty-seven years and according to his idea, "there's no better place on ...
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Attempted Train Robbery at Coleman, June, 1898

Published January 15th, 2017 by Frontieradmin

Written by J. Marvin Hunter It was in June, 1898, that an attempt was made by four bandits to rob the express car on the Santa Fe railroad, running from Brownwood ...
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A Trying Trip Alone Through the Wilderness

Published January 13th, 2017 by Frontieradmin

By Samuel Dunn Houston, San Antonio, Texas From FRONTIER TIMES Magazine, March, 1924 In 1879 I went from Southern Texas with a big herd of cattle to the northern market, Ogallala, Nebraska. ...
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The Stampede

Published January 5th, 2017 by Frontieradmin

From Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, December, 1934 DID YOU EVER see a herd of cattle that were stampeding!. If not, no pen can truly picture to you the danger ...
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Trail Herd Tribulations

Published January 5th, 2017 by Frontieradmin

From Hunter’s Frontier Times, May, 1948 The trail driving period began in 1866 and continued until about 1886. During the twenty years following the opening of a cattle market at Abilene, ...
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The Ill-Fated Schnively Expedition

Published June 13th, 2016 by Frontieradmin

By John Warren Hunter In the fall of 1866 Jacob Schnively, an enthusiast in mine prospecting, and Col. William C. Dalrymple of Williamson County, created a stir of excitement among the ...
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Ben Bickerstaff the Noted Desperado

Published June 1st, 2016 by Frontieradmin

By T. U. Taylor Ben Bickerstaff was a fruit of the war. Although he was instinctively a gentleman, high strung, and of pronounced social ideals, his becoming a "bad ...
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