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News Tidbits
about Burnet County from various newspapers
1854 - 1912

Source:  Various Newspapers; see individual entries.

Texas State Gazette,
21 March 1854

Ad placed in
The Texas Gazette by
Hiram Cummings,
from Hamilton, Burnet County, in Mar. 1854, offering a reward for "apprehension of the scoundrel,"
G. W. Pierman.

San Antonio Herald
11 Jan 1870

Man named Boice
employed others to
steal horses

Dallas Herald
8 Oct 1881

Sheriff N. J. Miller
26 Aug

Dr. Westfall in Austin on business.

Dallas Morning News
2 June 1889
Page 2

Burnet County Arrivals
at the Park Hotel,

  and wife

Dallas Morning News
11 Feb 1889
Page 2

Rev. Bell
Baptist Minister

Dallas Morning News
24 Feb 1894
Page 7

Richard Booker from
Marble Falls
wanted for burglary
by Sheriff C. Dorbandt

Dallas Morning News
5 Sept 1899
Page 2

William Daniel
citizen of Williamson County

found by
W. H. Manghan

taken to Burnet by
J. W. Murray, constable
Dr. J. S. Brownlee

Dallas Morning News
25 Sept 1899
page 6

Mrs. H. E. Coffee
Home destroyed by fire

Dallas Morning News
17 June 1901
Page 8

Alta Holland
describes Burnet on a page titled
"Little Men and Women"
and mentions
Carl Page, L. C. Stewart, Wash White, Pat O'Brien and Eva Covington; Bertie White and Lena Singletary

Dallas Morning News
13 Jan 1902
Page 1

James T. Allen

shot and killed at
Eagle Lake Texas

Mary Johnson

Dallas Morning News
1 June 1905
Page 6

Former Banker
W. H. Westfall
Surrendered to Sheriff

W. H. Boggess, cashier
still at large

Gus Grove, bookkeeper
cleared at trial in Llano

Dallas Morning News
5 July 1907
Page 9

Ed Daniel, Barber

Dallas Morning News
16 Jan 1908
Page 10

Don Gray
sentenced to
4 years in penitentiary

for killing
Will Phillips

Dallas Morning News
5 Oct 1912
Page 6

Mrs. Thomas
widow of former
Burnet Lawyer

has a saber worn by
Gen. Nathaniel Greene

of Revolutionary War fame



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