American bypaths: essays in honor of E. Hudson Long by Eugene Hudson Long, R. G. Collmer

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Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1952), II, 87. 5 Clarence S. Adams and Tom E. , Three Ranches West; A True Story of John S. Chisum, the Cowman Who Opened the West for the Cattle Trade (New York: Carlton, 1972). 6 J. Evetts Haley, The XIT Ranch of Texas and the Early Days of Llano Estacado, reprint (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1967), pp. 6568. " Writing in 1973, Martha Downer Ellis explained the assimilation process: A lot of people in Lea County (New Mexico) take their ailments to Lubbock or Temple, and buy their best clothes in Dallas.

If he had ever heard the story of Dr. Johnson, how he stood an hour doing penance near that church, the spire of which rose before us. "I inquired if no circumstance such as I had mentioned was known or talked about among the inhabitants. '' Just think of the absurd little town, knowing nothing of the only memorable incident which ever happened within its boundaries since the old Britons built it, this sad and lovely story, which consecrates the spot (for I found it holy to my contemplation, again, as soon as it lay behind me) in the heart of a stranger from three thousand miles over the sea!

19 Wayne D. Overholser, Foreword, High Grass Valley by William MacLeod Raine (Cambridge, Mass: Houghton Mifflin, 1955), pp. vvi. 20 "William MacLeod Raine," Time 64 (August 9, 1954), 80. 21 W. H. Hutchinson, "Virgins, Villains, and Varmints," The Rhodes Reader, 2nd ed. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1975), pp. xiixiii. Page 27 In 1910 he published a book he cherished, for he always listed it when asked what he had written. This was A Texas Ranger,22 a work having a weak plot akin to gruel, but one with some insights into the Texans' problems as they crossed to the west of their state's boundaries.

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