Does the cowboy hat that warmed U.S.-China relations ring a bell? From the Staked Plain Quakers to the Kaiser Burnout, E.R. Bills delves into some of the most fascinating chapters of overlooked Texas lore. Includes photos
Author: E.R. Bills
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
"Fascinating information…little-known facts about remarkable Texans and events across the state.”—North Dallas Gazette Texas is renowned for its legendary and colorful history—but even the state’s famous storytellers don’t know it all. Ever hear about the escaped ape in the Big Thicket? Or the "Interplanetary Capital of the Universe" that sat on the Gulf Coast? Does the cowboy hat that warmed U.S.-China relations ring a bell? From the Staked Plain Quakers to the Kaiser Burnout, E.R. Bills delves into some of the most fascinating chapters of overlooked Texas lore. Includes photos
The sheer volume of remarkable Texan exploits creates a dizzying tally for the proudest of its citizens.
Author: E.R. Bills
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Category: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
The sheer volume of remarkable Texan exploits creates a dizzying tally for the proudest of its citizens. So it happens that inexplicable marvels slip past an entire state of storytellers and world-famous legends live as anonymous neighbors. Ever hear the story about the escaped ape in the Big Thicket? Or the "Interplanetary Capital of the Universe" that sat on the Gulf Coast? Does the cowboy hat that warmed U.S.-China relations ring a bell? From the Staked Plain Quakers to the Kaiser Burnout, E.R. Bills delves into some of the most fascinating chapters of overlooked Texas lore.
The cost of drilling and completing walls in the Panhandle of Texas has almost
doubled since January of 973 . Recently , the FPC de signated a nation - wide
rate for new gee entering interitate commerce , setting the price at 43 cento per
thousand cubic ... but that this will be acceptable when compared to the
alternative of far less gas at unrealistically regulated accountable for such conse
que nce , by ...
4 This estimate is , of course , far wide of the mark . The Handbook of Texas
reported production of cotton as late as 1849 to be no more than 58 , 073 bales .
But the Texans , whether from optimism or a desire to impress their visitor may
Author: Nancy Nichols Barker
You have before you a truly historic correspondence wiyh my Department, Wrote the French Foreign Minister to his first charge d' affaires to the Republic of Texas.
... up in the sky , the water assumes a threatening sisters , and brother drowned
before leaden colour , and far out to sea ... the sea rises in great billows , and
towerof a young Texas lady , Miss Minnie Florea . ing waves tumble on the beach
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy and PowerPublish On: 1997
With the only two national parks in Texas in our far west Texas region , our area
is known primarily for its open spaces ... A low - level radioactive waste disposal
facility is at odds with our pristine reputation , and will hurt tourism regionwide .
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy and Power
Under the leadership of Dr. B. F. Pittenger , College of Education dean from 1926
-47 , the University moved far and fast to make the preparation of teachers a
University - wide function . His efforts bore fruit . The Colleges of Arts and
... coming from both growing together would have a bearing only upon Louisiana
, Arksansas , Missouri , Texas , New ... of the P. alba , but in which I have upon
the subject , as I certainly did not this the Professor is far , far wide of the mark .
Indiente by be earlies they couvert firm in the earliest New York , ckemust
haviness hous Bay , the deepest water on the Texas coast , the news of which
must have travelled far , wide and fast , for this bay was for many years thereafter
State , we will be distinguished and proud of our But , sir , Texas has ever been
willing to pay it , that in any manner ... I trust in God that the the late Republic ,
and may report such other far wide of the mark as any gentleman wbo has day
It would not be far wide of the truth to say that Centrinus and its allied genera form
one of the most difficult studies to be met with in the ... 9 mm . Texas . The type of
this remarkable species is apparently unique . 600 Coleopterological Notices , V .
These species vary greatly in their overall distribution from continent - wide
species to , as far as is presently understood , endemic species . With such
widely different distributions it may be anticipated that there is some degree of
Author: Texas. Dept. of AgriculturePublish On: 1919
Texas. Dept. of Agriculture. DAIRY CATTLE . Scale of Points — For Cow .
GENERAL APPEARANCE : Points . 1 . ... Escutcheon , spreading over thighs ,
extending high and wide ; large high ovals ... 25. Udder , long , attached high and
full behind , extending far in front and full , flexible ; quarters even and free from ...
Joseph Henry Allen. THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS ... Childlike in simplicity is the
dress of the ancient scribe's idea, yet this itself strikes not so far wide of the mark.
Ultra-conservative that he was, he yet had an open eye, and looked straight at ...
The mesquite , buffalo , and grama grasses grow through a wide range in Texas ,
carpeting the upland prairie regions . ... more Southeast Texas counties ,
extending as far north as Nacogdoches , but the vegetation today remains
Certainly many ization , but it surely is not far wide Eastern capitalists siphon off
their of the mark . share of the golden stream . But that Texas makes its living , in
the main , is by no means the whole story . from three sources : oil ( with which
A perspective of the position of Texas in the national picture must necessarily
include a wide diversity of materials- but as ... Texas occupies a strategic position
which will make it a far greater and a far more important chemical producer than
With his plant closed , as far as the manufacturing of silk , Mr. Wide decided to
come to America . ... Texas , the wonderful Lone Star State which produces one -
fourth of all the cotton produced in the world and which offers greater investment
This single service places Texas far ahead of the other states ' location services .
Programs ... Texas , with Dallas producing the fourth - largest amount of film
footage in the United States , has a wide range of talented film makers . They are