Index of Historical Articles

in

The Highlander Newspaper

Source: Vertical File in the Herman Brown Free Library, Burnet.
 
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Article Title or Subject

Date of Article

ADAMS, Andy M. - about Llano County men being driven off and 4 cattle herds captured by Indians in raids in West Texas, 1867. Two separate issues.

11 Jan 1973
18 Jan 1973

ALTMAN, John I. - "The John I. Altman Story" by Frank C. Rigler

21 Sep 1972

BANK, Johnson City

5 July 1973

BARLER, Miles - "The Miles Barler Story"; includes pictures

7 Dec 1972

BASS, Sam

22 April 1971
6 May 1979

BENSON, Cullen - about the family and their hardships at the hands of Indians. See Vertical File entry for more info.

2 Nov 1972

BLACKBURN, William Lafayette Alexander - family story, with pictures of the Blackburn family and of their tombstones.

1 June 1972

BOWIE, Jim

18 Oct 1973

BROWNLEE, John Samuel - with pictures, about the prominent, early-day Burnet physician, his wife and four children.

16 Nov 1972
23 Nov 1972

BURNET Cemeteries

8 Feb 1973

BURNET Cemeteries

15 Feb 1973

BURNET County Historical Sites

5 Apr 1973

BURNET's Flora & Fauna Changing

27 Sept 1973

BURNET County, Naming of "Burnet County Was Named for David G. Burnet--But Why?" by Greg Olds, gives history of the naming of the town and shows a picture of signers of petition asking for creation of the county

9 May 1974

BUSH, Robert Lee - "Arkansas Bushwhackers Sent Fleeing Family to Texas"

29 July 1976

CALL, Oscar

26 July 1973

CEMETERIES, Burnet

8 Feb 1973

CEMETERIES, Burnet

15 Feb 1973

CHURCH, Grace Episcopal, Llano

9 Aug 1973

CLICK, George W. & the Indians

30 Aug 1973

CLICK, Malachi & Martha Raided

6 Sept 1973

DANFORTH, Susie-- "Miss Susie to Celebrate 100th Birthday with America's Bicentennial".

Summary of the article: She was born 9 May 1876 on a large ranch near Wimberly. She rode horseback to San Marcos for her education, returning home on weekends. It took about three hours to ride the 15 miles. Miss Susie's father was Allen Turner Brook, and her mother was Helena Luco, a great grand-daughter of the Emperor of Prussia. She was a schoolteacher, teaching at Wimberly, Dripping Springs and other counties. One of her teaching jobs paid $29 per month. She married William Caleb Danforth, raised three daughters, Bess Halm; Vivian Newcombe, and Lillian. Her husband died in 1938. Many more paragraphs recounting her spirit, energy, and many accomplishments.

13 Mar 1975

DAVIS, John -- "John Davis, Witnesses Tell Their Stories". The articles recount early Burnet County when Indian raids were common. Pictures of log cabin and part of Mormon Mill

2 Mar 1972

DEVELOPMENT in Llano Co.

10 May 1973

DUNMAN, W.H. -

Full page newspaper article by Frank C. Rigler. Dunman , from Llano County, was a Texas Ranger and the article is filled with his stories written in letters to his niece, Alice R. Haynes. The article also gives Dunman family information, and includes pictures of Dunman and his niece, as well as great, great nephew who is his namesake.

4 Jan 1973

ENCHANTED Rock, Joe Walker Killed

13 Sept 1973

FAIRLAND Chapel

19 Apr 1973

FEILD Family - outlines four generations of the Feild family, with pictures

11 May 1972

FERGUSON, Tom -

"Judge Ferguson Honored as Outstanding Citizen"

"Judge Tom Ferguson Honored"

 

 

20 Sep 1978

4 June 1987

 

Flora & Fauna, Burnet's

27 Sept 1973

FRY, Nanona Fry - 89 years of Burnet Memories, with pictures of old time Burnet Courthouse, Presbyterian Church, Engine #83, Burnet County Jail, and South View of town; Methodist Episcopal Church, Bicycles and buggies, and another square scene.

29 March and 5 Apr 1979

FUCHS, Adolph

8 Mar 1973

GAME Birds in the Hill Country

27 Sept 1973

GERMAN Immigrants in Llano

26 Apr 1973

GIESECKE Family --"Coming of Age in the Hill Country", with pictures of Walter Giesecke and wife Ulli Matern, Albert Giesecke, the homeplace, and Old River Road

3 Jan 1980

GRACE Episcopal Church, Llano

9 Aug 1973

HISTORICAL SITES, Burnet Co.

5 Apr 1973

HOTEL, Southern, Llano

16 Aug 1973

HOY, Joel D.

25 Jan 1973

INDIAN Camp News

1 Feb 1973

INDIANS, and George W. Click

30 Aug 1973

INDIANS, raid Malachi & Martha Click

6 Sept 1973

INDIAN raids on area ranchers in 1866. (Reed, Noble, Holland, Pankey, Corker, Allen) (in Noble File at HBF Library)

17 Feb 1972

JOHANSON, John, "Life on the Colorado"

12 Apr 1973

Johnson City Bank

5 July 1973

KERR, Peter

4 Oct 1973

KOTHMAN, Mayfield--article, with pictures, of his large collection of arrowheads and tomahawks found on the Kothmann ranch in Llano county. Recounts story of Herman Lehmann, who was captured at age 11 by the Apaches in May 1870, just a few miles from the Kothmann ranch, called "Buchmier Gardens" on Squaw Creek. (in Magill, James P. surname folder)

27 Jan 1972

LIGHT, John and Evander-- "Hill Country History--The Story of John Light" Subtitled "Spared by Kiowa Chief Santanta, Light Moves to the Hill Country." by Stella Gipson Polk. In John Light Folder, Vertical Files, HBFL

3 Oct 1974

LLANO CO. Mining

7 June 1973

LLANO Co., Development

10 May 1973

LLANO CO., Ranching in

24 May 1973

LLANO CO., Ranching in

31 May 1973

LLANO CO., Social Development

21 Jun 1973

LLANO CO., Social Development

28 Jun 1973

LLANO, German Immigrants

26 Apr 1973

LLANO, Grace Episcopal Church

9 Aug 1973

LLANO, Southern Hotel

16 Aug 1973

LLANO, White Settlers in

3 May 1973

Magill, Crews and Lacy Give Colorful Reports", by Frank Rigler, with picture of Lacys

9 Mar 1972

MAGILL, James P. --by Frank Rigler, "More on Magill", in which he describes the James P. Magill story found in "History of Texas" printed in 1893.

27 Jan 1972

MAGILL, William H. - "Burnet County Cemeteries, Part 2", with several pictures of small area cemeteries and short narratives on location and earliest burials, including the Magill cemetery, burial plot of the William H. Magill family.

15 Feb 1973

 

MINING in Llano Co.

7 June 1973

MOORE, Earl. - Article with picture of Earl Moore. Entitled "Letter from 'Eyes' of Blind Man Reveals More History." Mr. Moore was the servant of General Adam Johnson, and was litterally the eyes for the blind general. Lots of Marble Falls history

3 June 1971

MOSES, Dayton - "The Story of Dayton Moses", with pictures, by Frank Rigler. 3 separate issues

17 Aug 1972
24 Aug 1972
31 Aug 1972

MUSEUM, Llano

22 Feb 1973

PACKSADDLE Mountain

2 Aug 1973

PONTOTOC

22 Mar 1973

PRIMUS, Lee convicted of Murder of Mack Peppers (1876)

11 Apr 1974

RANCHING in Llano Co.

24 May 1973

RANCHING in Llano Co.

31 May 1973

SCULPTOR, Frank Teich

11 Oct 1973

SENTERFITT, Reuben and Mathias - "Senterfitt, The Man, The Town, and His Family (part I)," also, Part II, and Part III, by Frank Rigler. About the family of Reuben (Rube) S. Senterfitt, who migrated from Georgia to Burnet County, along with a brother, Mathias. He married Emily Bingham of Burnet County on 11 July 1858. Many pictures and complete family story.

13 Dec 1973
28 Dec 1973
3 Jan 1974

SMITH, Henry Morgan

20 Sept 1973

SMITH, JAMES G. - story and pictures of James G. ("Dandy Jim") Smith and wife, Sarah James (Sal) Smith, who lived at Oakalla.

24 June 1971

SMITHWICK

15 Mar 1973

SMITHWICK

12 July 1973

SMITHWICK

19 July 1973

SOCIAL Development in Llano Co.

21 Jun 1973

SOCIAL Development in Llano Co.

28 Jun 1973

SOUTHERN Hotel, Llano

16 Aug 1973

STEWART, B.H. - by Tim Ater, tells family story. Pictures.

6 Nov 1975

TEICH, Frank, Sculptor of the Hill Country

11 Oct 1973

WALKER, Joe, killed near Enchanted Rock

13 Sept 1973

WALKER, Stanley. "Stanley Walker of Lampasas" subtitled "Famed Newspaperman, Perceptive Social Critic, Useful Texan, and Mostly: Citizen of the World" by Greg Olds. Contains pictures and story of subject and relatives.

12 July 1978

WEBSTER, ET AL. - "Effects of the 1839 Webster Massacre on Burnet's Founding" and 17 Jan 1974, Hill Country History feature, "Webster Massacre Described by the Last White Survivor", with picture of historical site marker.

6 May 1971

WHITE, Edward - with picture of Edward White, "Bertram Man's Masonic Election Creates 'First' in Texas History".

11 Dec 1961

WHITE Settlers in Llano

3 May 1973

WILBARGER, Josiah - "Early Texas Pioneer Survived Scalping at Hands of Indians". Story about Mr. Wilbarger, who was scalped in 1833 and lived for 11 years afterward. The incident occurred near Pecan Springs, an early settlement between Austin and Manor. A neighbor, Mrs. Hornsby, reportedly had a dream of the scalping and urged her husband to search for the man, which undoubtedly saved his life.

28 Oct 1971

WILLBERN, F.C. - "Hill County History...Willbern's Glen", by Jan Ward. Article has story and pictures of the falls and deep pools that were enjoyed by family and neighbors, about 12 miles north of Llano.

13 July 1972

 

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