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Burnet Bulletin 1874 - 1880

- 1878 -

Source: Microfilmed copies of the Burnet Bulletin at the Herman Brown Free Library

Transcribed by JoAnn Myers, 2002


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August and Sept 1878, and some 1879 entries.
Arranged first by date of issue, then alphabetical by name


 

Band, Burnet

Aug. 7, 1878

a movement is now on foot to organize a brass band...

Banta, George

Aug. 7, 1878

married to Miss Mary Ogle on the 29th and the sun was eclipsed

Bawcom

Aug. 7, 1878

Covington vs Bawcom. Plaintiff claimed the recovery of one cow and her increase for two years. Jury returned in favor of the plaintiff for $18

Branch Building

Aug. 7, 1878

Mr. Sadler of Arkansas has secured the Branch building and will put in a large stock of goods. His store will be open for business about the first of next month.

Brewer, J.

Aug. 7, 1878

is selling out to return to Travis County from whence he came a few years hence

Brooks, W.W.

Aug. 7, 1878

and family left for Lampasas springs Monday

Burnet Hotel

Aug. 7, 1878

The Burnet Hotel has changed hands; Mrs. Mary Thornhill having purchased it from S.E. Holland

Cates, Judge

Aug. 7, 1878

took a trip to Austin with Sheriff and Dr. Hansford

Coon, J.M.

Aug. 7, 1878

and family left for Lampasas Saturday, to spend several weeks

Coon, R.

Aug. 7, 1878

Wm. Haynie, Geo. Magill, H. Voland, M. McDermott, D. Haynie and R. Coon left for Lampasas yesterday

Covington

Aug. 7, 1878

Covington vs Bawcom. Plaintiff claimed the recovery of one cow and her increase for two years. Jury returned in favor of the plaintiff for $18

Cox, A.M.

Aug. 7, 1878

of Smithwick Mills, has completed his grist mill and gin on the river, eight miles below that place...

Crews, Justice J.A.

Aug. 7, 1878

Covington vs Bawcom. Plaintiff claimed the recovery of one cow and her increase for two years. Jury returned in favor of the plaintiff for $18

Culbertson, O.H.P.

Aug. 7, 1878

of Backbone Valley is now finishing important improvements to his gin....more

Cummings, C.C.

Aug. 7, 1878

making improvements on his gin and has ordered a new gin stand with modern improvements

Cunningham, Col

Aug. 7, 1878

left for Lampasas Monday with Kinch.Northington

Cunningham, Col

Aug. 7, 1878

has been in Lampasas the past week, making arrangements to open a school there in Sept.

Eubank, Fannie

Aug. 7, 1878

L.J. Watson and family and Miss Fannie Eubank, have been in Lampasas county for the past week

Faires, W.A.

Aug. 7, 1878

has raised a half acre of millet this year which cannot be beat in the State. The half acre yielded 450 bundles of millet, averaging seven pounds to the bundle.

Foster, Robt.

Aug. 7, 1878

and family left for Lampasas Monday

Freytag, Louis

Aug. 7, 1878

representing Day & Ford's grocery house, Austin, was in town this week on his way up the country

Garrison, Mrs. Fannie

Aug. 7, 1878

Married 31st ult., near Bluffton to Joseph Olney

Haber, Mr.

Aug. 7, 1878

started for Austin Saturday

Haile, Mr.

Aug. 7, 1878

soon will be ready to grind wheat

Hansford, Dr.

Aug. 7, 1878

took a trip to Austin with Sheriff Miller and Judge Cates

Haynie, Wm. & D.

Aug. 7, 1878

Wm. Haynie, Geo. Magill, H. Voland, M. McDermott, D. Haynie and R. Coon left for Lampasas yesterday

Holland, S.E.

Aug. 7, 1878

The Burnet Hotel has changed hands; Mrs. Mary Thornhill having purchased it from S.E. Holland

Hoover, J.T.

Aug. 7, 1878

and family of Hoover's Valley, passed through town Monday enroute to Lampasas

Hudson, Ross

Aug. 7, 1878

and M.C. Oatman started for Lampasas Saturday to attend the fair, which commenced yesterday, the 6th.

Huling, W.N. & M.B.

Aug. 7, 1878

of Lampasas, were in town a few hours yesterday on business

Justice Court- Justice J.A. Crews

Aug. 7, 1878

Covington vs Bawcom. Plaintiff claimed the recovery of one cow and her increase for two years. Jury returned in favor of the plaintiff for $18

Larremore, John

Aug. 7, 1878

his child died of diptheria on the 4th

Mabry, J.J.

Aug. 7, 1878

and family, of Hoover's Valley, have gone to Lampasas

Magill, Geo.

Aug. 7, 1878

Wm. Haynie, Geo. Magill, H. Voland, M. McDermott, D. Haynie and R. Coon left for Lampasas yesterday

McDermott, M.

Aug. 7, 1878

Wm. Haynie, Geo. Magill, H. Voland, M. McDermott, D. Haynie and R. Coon left for Lampasas yesterday

McFarland, Wm.

Aug. 7, 1878

son of Dr. G.J. McF., has returned from a trip to Wyoming with cattle

McFarland, Wm.

Aug. 7, 1878

and family have returned from Lampasas, where they have been for some time past

McMillian, Dick

Aug. 7, 1878

left yesterday for Austin (with Al and Sam Tanner). Al will probably be absent several weeks

Miller, Sheriff

Aug. 7, 1878

and Judge Cates and Dr. Hansford all took a trip to Austin and returned last week.

Northington, Kinch.

Aug. 7, 1878

left Monday in company with Col. Cunningham, for Lampasas

Northington, M.W.

Aug. 7, 1878

of Lampasas is stopping in town for a few days, "keeping store" in the absence of his son, K.V.

Oatman, M.C.

Aug. 7, 1878

and Ross Hudson started for Lampasas Saturday to attend the fair, which commenced yesterday, the 6th.

Ogle, Swift

Aug. 7, 1878

started Sunday morning for Brenham, to attend the District Convention, which meets there today, to nominate a Democratic candidate for Representative

Olney, Joseph Sr.

Aug. 7, 1878

Married 31st ult., near Bluffton to Mrs. Fannie Garrison

Orr, J.W.

Aug. 7, 1878

mail contractor, of Austin was in town last week

Pullen, Jim

Aug. 7, 1878

son of Judge Joseph Pullen, has been dangerously ill for some time past with fever

Rogers, Mrs. H.O.

Aug. 7, 1878

and Mat Rogers have removed from Strickling to Austin

Rose, Henry

Aug. 7, 1878

of Bagdad, was here on a visit last week

Sadler, Mr.

Aug. 7, 1878

Mr. Sadler of Arkansas has secured the Branch building and will put in a large stock of goods. His store will be open for business about the first of next month.

Sims, Capt.

Aug. 7, 1878

The Sims Lynching Case. 12 men came foward to give themselves up.

Stage Company

Aug. 7, 1878

The Round Rock and Lampasas stage company have erected a stage stand at Strickling.

Strickland, J.J.

Aug. 7, 1878

and ___ Miller, deputy sheriffs of Williamson County, are in town, on business

Strickling

Aug. 7, 1878

Mr. Sadler of Arkansas has secured the Branch building and will put in a large stock of goods. His store will be open for business about the first of next month.

Swanson, W.T.

Aug. 7, 1878

a Llano merchant passed through town Monday enroute to Austin and San Marcos

Tanner, Al & Sam

Aug. 7, 1878

left yesterday for Austin. Al will probably be absent several weeks

Tate, R.A.

Aug. 7, 1878

his child died of diptheria the 2nd

Thornhill, Fannie

Aug. 7, 1878

The Burnet Hotel has changed hands; Mrs. Mary Thornhill having purchased it from S.E. Holland

TRAVEL on Lampasas road

Aug. 7, 1878

Travel on the Lampasas road is very heavy. a continual string of wagons, buggies, backs, etc. from morning till night, and often all night long.,

Turner, Thos.

Aug. 7, 1878

and Robt. Yoe left last week on a trip to Eastland County

Voland, H.

Aug. 7, 1878

Wm. Haynie, Geo. Magill, H. Voland, M. McDermott, D. Haynie and R. Coon left for Lampasas yesterday

Watson, L.J.

Aug. 7, 1878

and family and Miss Fannie Eubank, have been in Lampasas county for the past week

Westfall, Dr.

Aug. 7, 1878

of Austin, has been stopping in town for some time

White, F.M.

Aug. 7, 1878

of Bluffton was in town last week

Wolf, Geo

Aug. 7, 1878

of Lampasas, was in town several days last week

Word, John

Aug. 7, 1878

Obituary

Yoe, Robt.

Aug. 7, 1878

and Thos. Turner left last week on a trip to Eastland county

Ater, George

Smith, Eb

Sept. 22, 1878

Mr. George Ater, living in the eastern portion of the county, called on us last Monday. He informs that the wife of Mr. Eb. Smith, who resides on the Gabriel, in Williamson county, gave birth, on the night on the 13th inst., to four bouncing "baby gals," two weighing three pounds each, and the other two three and a half and four pounds, respectively. They were all alive  and doing well when last heard from. Hurrah for Williamson and the Smiths!

Taylor, A. T.
Sept. 25, 1878
and Allen Crews arrived in Burnet last Saturday from Cheyenne, Wyoming Territory.
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1879
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Taylor, Joseph H.
Jan. 8, 1879
has just returned from Austin and is stopping with his mother.
Carothers, W. S.
March 12, 1879
and lady, of austin, arrived in town on Thursday last.  Mr. Carothers is widely known as an extensive stock dealer and every year our citizens sell him hundreds of cattle.
Carothers, W. S.
April 16, 1879
left here on last Wednesday.  He has finished receiving cattle at this place.  We hope he will visit us next spring and buy cattle, as he has left a good deal of money in this section. (Bluffton)




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