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Newspapers Index 2

Source: Vertical Files, Herman Brown Free Library



Newspaper Name and Description of Article


Andrews, W.H.

Burnet Bulletin - about a fire that destroyed several businesses, including the undertakers' establishment of W. H. Andrews

16 Feb 1905

Asher, Buck

The Libertarian - "A Touch of Glass, Joppa Diamonds" about Joppa's local jeweler, and how he manufactures jewelry from antique glass.

3 Feb 1977

Ater, Fred

San Angelo Standard Times, with picture of Fred Ater, pioneer railroad agent who was retiring as freight agent after 52 years of railroading, mostly in West Texas.

29 Jun 195_

Atkison, "Mutt"

The Austin American - full page newspaper story, with pictures

4 Oct 1955

Baker, Mr. & Mrs Walter

Burnet Bulletin - 50th wedding anniversary, with picture

18 May 1967

Barnett, Mr. & Mrs. Julian Barnett

Austin Statesman - 60th wedding anniversary, with picture

14 Feb 1954

Barton, Nellie

Burnet Bulletin - Obituary

1 Oct 1964

Biggs, Luther

Bertram Enterprise - Obituary

27 Aug 1959

Bird, Claude

Austin American Statesman - about Bird's business in Bertram that supplies a yellow rock used in making terrazzo floors. Has a picture of Mr. Bird.

26 Jan 1951

Braley, Herman

Austin American-Statesman - "Banker Arrested on Counterfeit Charge" about Braley, a 61-year-old Burnet bank president, being held in Austin city jail after a month-long undercover operation led to his arrest with $100,000 in counterfeit bills in his possession.

23 Feb 1979

Breazeale, Harrison

Burnet Bulletin, "Breazeale Family Touched the Lives of Many Texans"

10 Dec 1987

Burnet, David G.

Burnet Bulletin, "The Man for Whom Burnet was Named", by Darrell Debo

4 March 1974

Burnham, Capt Jesse

Picayune - picture of Burnham house, and story by Noah Thompson

7 June 1995

Chamberlain, Bill and Laura

Austin American - about the Burnet Bulletin and the newspaper business

11 Nov 1949
10 Aug 1956

Cheatham, Mrs. T.C.

Burnet Bulletin - Obituary

9 March 1922

Cox, N. Oliver

Bertram Enterprise - Obituary and picture

13 April 1967

Cox, Orvis

The Austin American - "Spicewood Farmer, 84, Still Puts in Full Day of Work", with picture of Mr. and Mrs. Cox

29 Sept 1950

Debo, Cornelius, vertical file, surnames

Burnet Bulletin, "Pioneers: the Debos". Pictures include Cornelius Debo as a Young Man; Mr. and Mrs. C. Debo; and the old Debo home.

Burnet Bulletin, "Pioneers: the Debos". Article continued from previous week. Pictures include John Debo, the father of Cornelius, who was a Virginia farmer and hatter; The Older Children, Lilbon, William, Eppa, John, Mary, and Jennie; The Younger Children, Frank, Sam, C. Mary Ruth, Sallie, Esterline, Cornelia Ruth; Mary Ruth Debo and children; and The Eight Remaining Children in 1953, Mrs. Nell Johnson, Eppa Debo, Mrs. Julia Landtroop (now Wolf), Frank, Mrs. Sallie Simpson, Hardy Debo, Mrs. Jennie Fisher, and Lilbon Debo.

4 Apr 1974,

11 Apr 1974

Dorbandt, Christian,
in vertical file Dorbandt, et al

Burnet Bulletin, with story and pictures of the pioneer Dorbandt family, by Darrell Debo.

7 Mar 1974

Ferguson, Tom
in vertical file Ferguson

  • Burnet Bulletin, "Thomas Ferguson to be Honored";
  • Austin American-Statesman, obituary

13 Sept 1973
13 Feb 1991

FIRE destroys businesses

Burnet Bulletin - about a fire that destroyed several businesses, including the undertakers' establishment of W. H. Andrews

16 Feb 1905

Fox, Oscar J.
in vertical file Fox, Oscar J.

  • Burnet Bulletin - "Oscar J. Fox Memorial Marker to be Dedicated Sunday, May 27";
  • Marble Falls Messenger - "Story of Oscar J. Fox and His Heritage"

24 May 1962
29 April 1964

Fry, John Waller

Burnet Bulletin, "Early Recollections of An Outstanding Burnet Co. Pioneer". Editors note preceding article states "We are indebted to Mrs. J.D. Mallory for supplying this story, which appeared in the May 7, 1936 issue of the Burnet Bulletin. The article was written by W. P. ("Uncle Bill") Fry, well-known former Burnet County personality, who passed away in 1949. His life span (1857-1949) covered much of the early history of the county."

20 June 1968

Holland, George

The Picayune - "The First Child Born to Burnet County Settlers"

14 Jan 1992, p.5

Kerr, Vandever, Magill and Holland

Burnet Bulletin. "Four Grand Old Men--Our Trail Blazers."

30 June 1938

Malone, James

Bertram Enterprise. Obituary, with picture

27 Feb 1958

Mather, Andrew

American Statesman, Magazine and Book Guide, story about Andrew Mather of Liberty Hill. "He Introduced 'Needle Gun' as Ranger" by John M. Sharpe, the article shows Mather on a horse at age 74.

17 Jan 1926

Metzger, Henry

The Austin American, 4 column story with pictures of sheep and Henry Metzger of Fairland. Titled "Fairland's Henry Metzger Pushes New Production Practices". 1 page.

9 Sept 1949

Morgans, Morgan

Burnet Bulletin. Obituary

18 Sep 1930

Nettleship, Mack

Bertram Enterprise, Obituary

5 Nov 1964

Newton, Robert Donald

Austin American Statesman - "Bertram Farmer is Amateur Weatherman"

25 Dec 1950

Shepperd, Ivy Juanita

with picture, from Austin American, "Burnet's 'Grandma Moses' Mrs. Shepperd Paints New Life for Self."

2 March 1951

Smith, Ella

Bertram Enterprise, - "Hello, Ella", about a telephone operator in Bertram and her intricate knowledge of the people in the small town.

13 June 1957

Stewart, Benjamin Hansford

Burnet Bulletin, "Life of Benjamin Hansford Stewart", written by his great grandson, Odell Burch

Feb 1936

Stewart, Willie Milus

Bertram Enterprise, Obituary

27 Feb 1958

Thompson, William Riley

The Picayune - "Confederate Soldier Honored in Spicewood Ceremony", with picture of Thompson and wife

7 Jan 1991

Wallace, Thomas S.

Austin American - "Burnet Rancher Fully Sold on Santa Gertrudis"; another clipping from 1952, "Burnet County Rancher Settles on Santa Gertrudis"

21 May 1954

White, Edward

Austin American - pictures and text about Mount Horeb Lodge and Edward White, past master and historian of the lodge.

11 June 1954

White, George

Burnet County Bulletin, "Drama in Burnet County Development", subtitled "A Londoner Turns to Texas"; many pictures of the family and story of their lives in both London and Burnet,Texas. Pictures and Story by Fran Norman.

15 Sept 1977

Wight, Lyman

Austin American, "Mormans Camped Near Webberville", which mentions the Wight colony.

11 Dec 1971





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