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
Disappeared
26 Aug

Dr. Westfall in Austin on business.





Dallas Morning News
2 June 1889
Page 2

Burnet County Arrivals
at the Park Hotel,
Lampasas

  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
and
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
by

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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