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A BANDERA COUNTY TRAGEDY

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Published April 10th, 2018 by

From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, August, 1924 During the days of the Civil War, Bandera County was the scene of several tragedies, the most prominent of which ...
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THE FRAZER-MILLER FEUD

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Published February 9th, 2018 by

From Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine,  November 1944 When Jim B. Miller was hanged by a mob of citizens at Ada, Okla., last summer there ended the career of ...
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Sam Bass Song

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Published February 4th, 2017 by

Frontier Times has received a number of requests from subscribers, asking for the song, "Sam Bass." Recently we found this song in the Dallas Semi-Weekly Farm News. It Is believed ...
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A Train Robbery Prevented

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Published January 27th, 2017 by

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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Attempted Train Robbery at Coleman, June, 1898

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Published January 15th, 2017 by

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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Ben Bickerstaff the Noted Desperado

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Published June 1st, 2016 by

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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La Caramboda, the Female Bandit

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Published January 18th, 2016 by

THE FOLLOWING story of the Mexican woman brigand, La Caramboda, appeared in the Bandera (Texas) Enterprise, July 10, 1884: Queretaro, Mexico, June 8, 1884.—La Caramboda, the woman brigand, long a terror to ...
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DARING EXPRESS MESSENGER KILLS TWO TRAIN ROBBERS

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Published November 19th, 2014 by

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, August, 1927] IN THE NIGHT of March 13, 1912, Train No. 9, of the Southern Pacific, running between El Paso, and San Antonio, was held up ...
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Death of Ben Thompson and King Fisher - A. H. Gregory

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Published November 5th, 2014 by

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, June, 1928] WHEN King Fisher, who has come down in history as the most notorious and colorful of all bandits on the ...
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KNEW HARRY LONGBAUGH

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Published August 15th, 2014 by

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, October, 1928] Eldorado, Texas, Aug. 27, 1928.J. Marvin Hunter, Bandera, Texas. Dear Sir:—I have just received the September number of Frontier ...
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More About the Career of John Wesley Hardin - By James Hatch, San Antonio, Texas

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Published August 14th, 2014 by

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, June, 1924] In the April number of Frontier Times I read a very interesting sketch about John Wesley Hardin, written in 1911 by John ...
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Pearl Hart, Arizona Woman Bandit - J. Marvin Hunter, Sr.

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Published August 5th, 2014 by

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, January, 1950] ON our cover this month appears the portrait of Pearl Hart, a good girl spoiled by misfortune's cruel hand. ...
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Bill Longley, The Noted Desperado - J. Marvin Hunter, Sr.

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Published May 5th, 2014 by

[From Hunter's Frontier Times Magazine, January, 1950] William P. Longley was born on Mill Creek, in Austin county, Texas, October 6, 1851. He was the son of Campbell Longley, a good and upright ...
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