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INDEX

Abela, Tomas, 116

Abilene, Texas, 200

Abraham, 31 ff.

Adcock, Joe, 151

Adams, H. H., 200

Adams, Harry Lee, 126

Adams, T. B., 103

“Adventures of a Ballad Hunter,” by John A. Lomax, 9-20; (a) sermon of Sin-Killer Griffin, 9-16; (b) sermon on Noah, 17-18; (c) prayer of “askin’” preacher, 19-20

Alice, Texas, 126, 127, 133

Amarillo, Texas, 161

Amonderain, Juan Martin de, 176

Anderson, Joe, 173

Anecdotes: about boys’ games, 117-125; about panthers, 126-133; about practical jokers, 149-154; about propriety, 165-166; about threshing crews, 167-174

Animals and insects: ants, 136; bear, 41; bees, 154; bird, huge, 38-39; buck, 40-41; bull, 46 ff.; buzzards, 76; calves, 66; campamocha, 44; cattle, 66; chaparral cock, 57-58; chickens, 30; chontli, 51-52; colts, 66; cow, 71, fat cows, 44; cowhorse, 54-56; crane, 72; crows, 68; fish, 37; fleas, 135; goats, 36, coin belching goat, 39; hens, 66; hogs, 66, 149, 165, 166; horse, 66, pitching horse, 152, 154, smart horse, 54 ff.; leopard, 133; lion, Mexican, 133-134; mice, 68; mosquito, 136; mule, 29 ff.; ox, 72; panthers, 126-133; pigs, 66; rattlesnake, 58, 136; rooster, 36; scorpion, 136; snakes, 82, 162-164; tarantula, 135; Tengo Frio bird, 60-62; toads, horned, 135

Apache Indians, 44, 45, 47, 49

Arapaho Indians, 89

Arbuckle, General, 180, 194

Arizona, 94, 98

Arkansas, 70

Arkansas, Territory of, 177 ff.

Arocha, Ignacio, 185, 192

Arredondo, General, 175, 176

Atmore, Alabama, 16

Austin, Stephen F., 75, Austin's colony, 193, 195

Austin, Texas, 71, 149, 200, 201

Aynesworth, Dr. K. H., 201

Aztec Indians, 94

Azuza Cañon, 100

Backwoods to Border, 147

Baptists, 1, 2, 6, Missionary Baptist, 6

Barcenas, Antonio de las, 176

Bates, Monie, 24

Belario, Cecilio, 116

Beldin, F., 98

Belmont, Alabama, 21, 25

Benevides, Juan, 102

Beramendi, Fernando de, 176

Beramendi, Josefa, 176, 177

Beramendi, Juan Martin de, 175, 176, 184, 192, 196

Beramendi, Marcos, 195

Beramendi, Maria Josefa Granados de, 176

Beramendi, Maria Josefa Navarro de, 175, 184

Beramendi, Maria Ursula de, 184, see also: Ursula de Beramendi de Bowie

Berclair, Texas, 200

Berrero, Emilio, 116

Beulah Land, 8

Bexar and Nacogdoches Archives, 100, 105

Bexar County, 67, 195

“Big Sam and de Golden Chariot,’ by Etta Parks, 29-35

Black, Ike, 173

Blackburn, Bob, 173

Blackwell, G. W., 133

Blackwell, J. H., 133

Bleeker, Silas, 171

Bleeker, Valdimar, 171

Boatright, Mody C., 200, 201, 202, “More about ’Hell in Texas’,” 134-138

Boston, Massachusetts, 185, 186

Bowie, Elvy Jones, 184

Bowie, James, 175-199

Bowie, John James, 177, 178, 180, 181, 182, 186, 191

Bowie, Rezin, Sr., 184

Bowie, Rezin, Jr., 182, 192, 193, 198

Bowie, Ursula de Beramendi de, 187, 192, 196, 197, 198

Bradford, Major, 180, 194

Bradford, Dewey, 200

Bradford, Jesse, 162, 163

Brands, “Indian Sign on the Spaniard's Cattle,” 94105

Brazos Bottom, 29

Brazos River, 75

Bridger, Jim, 162

Brown, Rev. Hotwind, 29, 31-35

Brown, John, 173

Brownsville Galaxy, 69

Bureau of American Ethnology, 100

Burleson County, 31

Bustillo, Judge Domingo, 192

Butterfield, Jack, 60

California, 73, 94, 100

Camden, South Carolina, 67

Cameron County, 99, 102

Campbell, Rev., 166

Canaan, 1

Cantu, Saturnino, 36

Cardenas, Jose Maria de, 192

Carpenter, Miles H., 200, 201

“Carrie Dykes—Midwife,” by Ruby Pickens Tartt, 21-28; (a) Carrie Dykes, 21-22; (b) midwifery, 22-25; (c) spirits, 25-26; (d) conjury, 26-28

Charlevoix, Pierre, 99

Chatmas, Dorothy, 200, 201

Chattanooga, Tennessee,

Chisos Mountains, 98

Chisum, John Simpson, 107, 110

Christoval, Texas, 129

Clark, Isaiah, 165, 166

Coatopa, Alabama, 21

Cockrum, Jim, 168

College Station, Texas, 201

Colorado River, 75, 126, 185

Comanche Indians, 44, 73-75, 81, 89

Compania de Manufacturas de Coahuila, 183

Conception Mission, Battle of, 193

Concho River, 110, 161

Conquistador, 97

Contributors, 202 ff.

Conway, Ellride, 171

Cook, E. U., 134 ff., The First Mortgage, 134, 135, 137

Corpus Christi, Texas, 57, 98, 126, 201

Corpus Christi Caller, 127

Cortez, Hernando, 60, 61, 97

Coutant, Dr. C. W., 58

Creek Indians, 86

Crittenden, Robert, 180, 194

Crockett, David, 134

Cross Timbers country, 89

Currie, Jenks, 131

Dallas, Texas, 160, 200, 201

Dances: double-shuffle, 71; hoedown, 71; Mazourka, 80; polka, 80; Rodora, 80; Scottish, 80; “Somersetski,” 80; waltz, 80; see also: Indian dances

“Dancing Makes Fun,” by Alice L. Marriott, 82-87

“Dancing Makes Rain,” by Alice L. Marriott, 88-93

Darrington Farm, 9

Day, Donald, 201, 202, “Leaves of Mesquite Grass,” 63-81

Demuth, Miss, 137

Denton, Hubert, 173

Denton, Texas, 201

Dickens, Charles, 70

Diction: “ager,” 72; antojo, 51; “band wheel,” 148; “battery,” 147; “beam hanger,” 148; “beasties,” 22; “beat,” 147; “belt house,” 148; “big shot,” 141; “bind,” 140; “bled off,” 147; “blow barrel,” 143; “blowout,” 141; “blowout preventor,” 146; “blue whistler,” 141; “bob tail,” 148; “bobbin,” 148; “bobtail,” 74; “boiler housed,” 141; “boll weevil,” 140; “boll weevil corner,” 142; “boll weevil stunt,” 140; “boll weevil tongs,” 140; “bolusses,” 72; “boom,” 140; “boomer,” 147; “box,” 145; bozal, 45; “bradenhead,” 146; “Brains,” 142; “Brains Department,” 142; “bridle,” 148; “bull rope,” 148; “Bull Tongs,” 146; “bull wheel,” 148; “bulldog spear,” 144; “camp,” 141; “canal wrench,” 147; “cat,” 148; “cat line,” 146; “cathead,” 146; “cellar,” 147; “choke,” 147; “Christmas tree,” 147; “cleasened,” 31; “come alongs,” 147; compañeros, 36; “conbobberation,” 74; “coring,” 144; “cratered,” 141; “crownblock,” 143; “crows nests,” 66; “crum boss,” 143; “dance hall,” 148; “dauber,” 143; “daubin’,” 73; “dead man,” 144; “deep as a tree,” 146; “digger,” 142; “diggins,” 76; “disturbment,” 11; “dod rot it,” 72; “dog house,” 147; “double board,” 145; “double deck,” 146; “doubles,” 145; “draw-works,” 143; “drill collars,” 144; “drilled around,” 141; “dry hole,” 141; “dry watchman,” 143; “duster,” 141; “eat out,” 139; “elevator bails,” 143; “elevators,” 143; “evening tour,” 142; “Farm Boss,” 142; “finger and monkey board method,” 145; “fish,” 144; “fishing tool,” 144; “flange up,” 141; “float,” 148; “flow line,” 147; “flow treater,” 147; “flume,” 147; “forgiviner,” 79; “fourble board,” 145; “fourbles,” 145; gachupín, 47; “gang-pusher,” 143; “gee-whiz,” 19; “gin,” 140; “gin pole,” 145; “graper,” 140; “grass roots,” 146; “graveyard shift,” 142; “greyhounds,” 145; “grief stem,” 143; “gun barrel,” 147; “half hammon hop,” 76; “hayrake method,” 145; “head knocker,” 141; “head roustabout,” 141; “headache post,” 148; “headboard,” 144; “heads,” 147; “hilt,” 71; “hog knowledge,” 76; “holders,” 5; “hook,” 143; “horse head,” 148; “hull out,” 140; “hurry-scurry,” 73; “ignorant end,” 144; jacales, 36; “jack posts,” 144; “joint,” 145; “junk hustler,” 142; “keepin’ house,” 22; “kelly joint,” 143; “kingfish,” 141; “lazy bench,” 144; “liner,” 146; “lose returns,” 144; “make a hand,” 140; “make the kelly down,” 145; “making hole,” 143; “mazes,” 72; mentidero, 42; mestizo, 96; mezquital, 45; “morning tour,” 142; “moron,” 155; “mousetrap,” 144; “mud,” 144; “mud hog,” 144; “natural turn,” 76; “nigger-boy,” 145; “nipples,” 145; oil field, 139-148; “oil patch,” 139; “oil string,” 146; “Old Maude,” 146; “on the beam,” 141; “one armed Johnnie,” 147; “overshot,” 144; “packer,” 146; “pastor,” 23; pastor, 47; “pay sand,” 146; “pig iron,” 140; “pin,” 145; “pipe racker,” 142; “pitman,” 148; “plum,” 78; “po’ boy outfit,” 141; “pony rods,” 145; “pot fireman,” 142; “pots,” 145; “pucker,” 77; “pulpy lips,” 71; “pump doctor,” 143; “pup joints,” 145; “pressure,” 141; rancheria, 36; “rap-jacket,” 121; “rathole,” 144; “ravelin,” 75; “reaming,” 139; “regrossed,” 34; “repentenest,” 32; “riff-raff,” 74; “rig runner,” 142; “rotary,” 144; “rotary hose,” 144; “roughnecks,” 142; “roughneck talk,” 141; “run,” 147; “run off,” 139; “running days,” 142; “saddle bearing,” 148; “samson post,” 148; “sassenger,” 72; “screen,” 146; “scrouge,” 120; “sculps,” 76; “set back,” 145; “side tracked,” 141; “Sistern,” 79; “skunk oil,” 147; “slips,” 146; “slush pumps,” 144; “smoke,” 145; “soft line,” 144; “spear,” 144; “spinning line,” 146; “splunged,” 12; “spread,” 141; “spudded in,” 146; “stabs,” 142; “stacked,” 143; “stalk,” 145; “stand,” 145; “standpipe,” 144; “star post,” 146; “steamerlate,” 23; “stinger,” 148; “stink bomb,” 147; “stool pigeon,” 145; “stroke,” 142; “Stroke Department,” 142; “struck,” 140; “sub,” 144; “sucker rods,” 148; “suitcase parade,” 141; “suitcase sand,” 141; “surface casing,” 146; “swamper,” 143; “swarmed,” 141; “swivel,” 143; “tag-rag,” 74; “the man,” 140; “the old man,” 147; “the Rice Hotel,” 147; “thief,” 147; “thief hatch,” 147; “thribble board,” 145; “thribbles,” 145; “tool joints,” 145; “trap,” 147; “traveling block,” 143; “treated out,” 147; “trip,” 142; “tubing,” 146; “tubing head,” 146; tunas, 58; “twisted off,” 140; “2-40 lick,” 79; “unbenointed,” 13; “walking beam,” 148; “water brake,” 146; “water table,” 145; “watermelons,” 147; “well digger,” 142; “work derrick,” 142; “yarbs,” 72; yerba, 50; “yo-yo,” 146; “yoe,” 79

Dionne quintuplets, 68

Dobie, J. Frank, 95, 98, 100, 102, 109, 126, 200, 203, “Tale of the Two Companions,” 36-41, Tongues of the Monte, 95, 98, 100, 102

Dodson, Mrs. Milt, 128

Dodson, Ruth, 127-128

Downing, Major Jack, 66

Du Bose, E. M., Personal Brand Record, 100, 102, 105

Dykes, Carrie, 21-28

“Ear Marks,” by Hortense Warner Ward, 106-116

Eger, C. W., 198

Elijah, 14

Enree, J. L., 198

Epley Spring, 172, 173

Eskridge, Judge, 180

Estonian fable, 156

European folk tales, 155

Featherstone, Mae, 203, “The Threshing Crew,” 167-174

Finnish tales, 155

First lines (including songs, ballads, spirituals, poems and rhymes): “Dem little slippers dat my Lord give me,” 11; “Has anybody seen my kitty,” 132; “Lord, I want to love my enemies in my heart,” 9; “Let's go down to Jurdan,” 1; “Methodists, Methodists, you is dead,” 2; “Missionary Baptist is my name,” 6; “New bawn, new bawn,” 7; “The Devil in Hell we're told was chained,” 135; “The song of Little Llano I now compose,” 166; “They fit and fit,” 69; “Wade in de water,” 4; “Went to de river to be baptized,” 2; “When my blood runs chilly and cold I'se got to go,” 8; “Wild and wooly and full of fleas,” 65

Five Civilized Tribes, 89

Fletcher, Monroe, 167

Flores, Francisco G., 114

Flores, Jose Maria, 185

Folk Song Archive of the Library of Congress, 9

Food and drink: eternal fish-fries, 30; hoe cake, 28; middling and white head cabbage, 71; panther meat, 132; parched peanuts, 28; squirrel and turkey stew, 93

Ford, Gus L., Texas Cattle Brands, 100, 102 ff.

Fort Worth, Texas, 200, 201

Fowlerton, Texas, 58

Fox Indians, 89

Frio County, 137

Gabriel, 15

Galeana, Nueva Leon, 95

Galveston, Texas, 108

Galveston Times, 68

Games: Indian, 84-85; pin-sticking, 117-121; rap-jacket, 121-123; rock battles, 123-125

Garcia, Guadalario, 114

Garcia, Juan, 109, 114

Gay, Thomas, 187, 197, 198

George West, Texas, 133

Georgetown, Texas, 71

Gilchrist, Gibb, 201

Gillespie, Minnie, 21, 22

Gilpin, H. A., 98

Goldthwaite, Texas, 168

Gonzales, Alejandro, 116

Gonzales, Texas, 195

Goodwyn, Frank, 200, 201

Goree, J. L., 19

Gravis, John A. F., 108, 114

Great Lakes, 89

Greek, 2

Green, Mrs. Archy, 30, 35

Griffin, Rev. Sin-Killer, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16

Gutherie, Mrs. Frank, 200

Haggard, J. Villasana, 100

Ham, J. S., 67

Hamer, Mrs. Marcelle Lively, 201

Harper, Bud, 173

Harrell, Newt, 149 ff.

Harris, J. Will, 136

Harrison, Nan Hillary, 200

Hatfield, Sadie, 201

Hawn, R. H., 201

Harvard College, 64

Hay, Ranger, 74

Hays County, 132

Hearne, Texas, 200, 201

Heaven's Gate Church, 19

Heberard, John, 179, 181, 186

Hebert, Rachel Bluntzer, 108

“Hell in Texas,” 134-138, text of poem, 135-136

Hemstead County, Arkansas, 182

Hendricks, Evarts, 129-130

Hendricks, Judge H. G., 129

Hernandez, Estevan, 116

Hester, Doctor, 25

Hidalgo County, 100, 102, 105

Hines, J. R., 81

Hogs’ feet oil, 23-24

Hollywood, California, 156

Honey Creek, 132

Hood, James L., 185, 198

Hoover, J. Edgar, 156

Hopi Indians, 82

Horns, Miss Eliza, 81

House, Boyce, 200

Houston, Sam, 63

Houston, Texas, 6, 9, 19, 159

“How Jim Bowie Died,” by Edward Rohrbough, 199 n

Hubbard, Dr. L. H., 201

Huckvale, Fred, 136 ff.

Huizar, Bruno, 192

Hunter, Dave, 152

Hunter, J. Marvin, 98, 111

Iberian Peninsula, 97

Iberville Parish, Louisiana, 198

“More about ’Hell in Texas,’” by Mody C. Boatright, 134-138

In the Shadow of History, 199 n

Indian dances: Apache Crown Dance, 88; Corn Dance of Santa Domingo, 88; Devil Dance, 88; Fire Dance, 88; Forty-Nine song and dance, 86, 87; Great Snake Dance, 82; Kickapoo Rain Dance, 88, 90 ff.; Navajo Yeibichai, 88; War Dance, 82; “Dancing Makes Fun,” 82-87; “Dancing Makes Rain,” 88-93

Indian games, 84, 85

Indian leg rattles, 85

Indian legend, 60-62

“Indian Sign on the Spaniard's Cattle,” by Hortense Warner Ward, 94105

Indian tribes: Arapaho, 89; Apaches, 44, 45, 47, 49, 88; Aztec, 94; Comanches, 44, 73-75, 81, 89; Creek, 86; Five Civilized Tribes, 89; Fox, 89; Hopi, 82; Iowas, 82, 89; Kickapoo, 88 ff.; Kiowa, 89; Lipans, 81; Maya, 94; Musquiscoweela, 89; Navajo, 88; Ojibwa, 100, 105; Osage, 82, 84, 86; Pottawatomi, 89; Pueblo, 88; Sauk, 89; Seminole, 86; Southern Cheyenne, 89; Taos, 200; Tonkewas, 75

Iowa, 134

Iowa Indians, 82, 89

Isaac, 12

Isaiah, 13

JA Ranch, 131

Jackson, A. T., 99, Picture Writing of the Texas Indians, 99, 100

Jackson, John, 102

Jacob, 12

Jaquez, Don Gregorio, 42-46

Jefferson, Alabama, 23

Jeffries, Charlie, “White Comanches,” 117-125

Job, 66

Johnson, Judge, 180

Jones, John B., 6

Jones, Oliver, 191, 192, 196

Jordon, 1, 3, 6, 7, 8

Joseph, Mrs. Gail Moore, 127

Keen, Johnny, 69

Kei Islands, 102

Kerby, Lester, 173

Kickapoo Indians, 88 ff.

Killdugan Creek, 162-163

Kimball, Colonel Richard, 1

King Ranch, 98

Kiowa Indians, 89

Know Nothing Party, 65

Koch, Mrs. Gertrude, 127

Koch, Walter, 127

Kratz, Captain, 81

Kratz, Jerome Bonaparte Robertson, 81

Lake Worth, 155

Lambright, Capt. James, 67

Lamar, Mirabeau B., 63

Lampasas River, 173

Land, Myrtle Sloan, “Old Newt, the Practical Joker,” 149-154

Lara, Gutierrez de, 175 ff.

Laredo, Texas, 130

La Salle County, 58

Leal, Juan, 110, 114

“Leaves of Mesquite Grass,” by Donald Day, 63-81

Leg rattles, 85

“Legend of the Tengo Frio Bird,” by Henry Yelvington, 60-62

Leon Pioneer, 68

Letona, Governor, 187

Library of Congress, 9

Lincoln, Betty, 200, 201

Linden, Alabama, 23

Linnville, Texas, 81

Lipan Indians, 81

Little Llano River, 165, 166

Little Rock, Arkansas, 194

Liveoak County, 127

Llano, Texas, 200

Llano River, 75 ff., 132

Lomax, Alan, 9, 16

Lomax, John A., 2, 6, 16, 201, “Adventures of a Ballad Hunter,” 9-20

Lomax, Ruby Terrill, 202, “Negro Baptizings,” 1-8

Longhorn Cavern State Park, 129

Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, 1

Louisiana Territory, 177

“The Low Down on Jim Bowie,” by Edward S. Sears, 175-199; (a) Bowie's in-laws, 175-177; (b) Bowie and Sampayreac, 177-178; (c) Bowie's land title, 178-182; (d) Bowie's wedding, 182-186; (e) court decision on the Sampayreac title, 186-191; (f) Bowie's other litigation and death, 191-199

Lying partnership, “Tale of the Two Companions,” 36-41

McNeil, Angus, 185, 186

Major, Mabel, 201

Mallery, Garrick, 100, “Pictographs of the North American Indian,” 100, 102, 104

Maney, Mason, 134

Marble Falls, Texas, 126

“Mark Twain,” 64

Marriott, Alice L., 202, “Dancing Makes Fun,” 82-87, “Dancing Makes Rain,” 88-93

Marshall, Chief Justice John, 181

Martha, 16

Mary, 16

Mathis, Texas, 127

Maya Indians, 94

Melrose, New Mexico, 127

Menard, Texas, 102

Mesa Romadero, 95, 102

Mesteñas, Las, 53

Methodist, 1, 2

Mexican customs, 57-59

Mexican folk remedies, 57-59

Mexican tales: “Mexican Munchausen,” 42-56; “Tale of the Two Companions,” 36-41; ’Legend of the Tengo Frio Bird,” 60-62

“Mexican Munchausen,” by W. A. Whatley, 42-56; (a) Don Gregorio, 42-43; (b) story of sojourn in bull's stomach, 44-49; (c) story of roping bird, 50-52; (d) story of strength, 53-54; (e) story of smart horse, 54-56

Mexican War, 74, 130

Mexico a Traves de los Siglos, 199

Michael, 15

Mills County, 167 ff.

Mireles, Señora Jovita Gonzales, 111

Missionary Baptist, 6

Missouri, 89

Mitchell, Helen, 21

Mitchell, John E., 108

Monitor, 68

Montgomery, Alabama, 25

Moreno, Santos, 99, 105, 115

Morley, John, 21

Moro, Governor, 177, 179, 188, 193

“Moron Jokes,” by Dunny Sims, 155-161; (a) compared with European tales of fools, 155-156; (b) modern influences, 156; (c) classified, 156-157; (d) moron jokes, 157-161

Morton, Fanny, 69

Moses, 12, 14

Murchison, A. H., 102

“The Musical Snake,” by Roy Scudday, 162-164

Musique, Clara, 2, 3, 5

Musquiscoweela Indians, 89

Nacogdoches Chronicle, 67

Napoleon Bonaparte, 138

Natchez, Mississippi, 2, 3, 184, 186

Navajo Indians, 88

Navarro, Eugenio, 194 ff.

Navarro, Jose Angel, 198

Navarro, Josefa Ruiz de, 187, 197, 198

Nebo's Mountain, 13

Neches River, 77

“Negro Baptizings,” by Ruby Terrill Lomax, 1-8

New Braunfels, Texas, 195

New Mexico, 94

New Orleans, Louisiana, 186, 194, 195

New Testament, 12

Nolen, Oran Warder, 203, “Some Odd Mexican Customs,” 57-59

Nueces County, 99, 108, 110, 111

Nueces County Brand Records, 98, 99, 100, 102, 103, 107, 108, 109, 114, 115, 116

Nueces River, 36, 126, 133

Noah, 17-18

“Oil Patch Talk,” by James W. Winfrey, 139-148

Ojibwa Indians, 100, 105

Oklahoma, 89, 90

“Old Newt, the Practical Joker,” by Myrtle Sloan Land, 149-154

Old Testament, 12

Oneida, Ohio, 102, 104

O'Neill, Rose, 82

Osage Indians, 82, 84, 86

Palacios, Mexico a Traves de los Siglos, 199

Pamplon, Spain, 176

“Panther Yarns,” by Dee Woods, 126-133

Parker County, 120

Parks, Etta, 200, 202, “Big Sam and de Golden Chariot,” 29-35

Paschal, F. L., 198

Pazdral, Olga, 200

Pearce, J. E., 100

Pearsall, Texas, 134

Pearsall News, 134

Peres, Don Paulo, 115

Personal Brand Record of E. M. DuBose, 100, 102, 104, 105

Pictographs of the North American Indian, by Garrick Mallery, 100, 102, 104, 105

Picture Writing of the Texas Indians, by A. T. Jackson, 100

Pinnacle, Rev. Aaron, 18, 19

“Pipe Line Diction,” by O. L. Sawey, 147

Pistols, 73-74

Plant life: alysson (sum), 72; cabbage, 66, 67; cactus, 135; chaparral, 76, 136; corn, 36, 44, 66, 67; cotton, 67; gourd, 67; granjeno, 36; grass, 44; mesquite, 36, 165; mesquite grass, 63, 64, 81; mistletoe, 57; oak, 165; pecan trees, 165; prickly pear, 58; pumpkins, 36; sage, 72; sand burs, 136; Spanish Dagger, 59; tansy, 72

Pleasanton, Texas, 57

Pottawatomi Indians, 89

Practical jokers, 149-154

Praytor, Mrs. Inez, 200

Presidio County, 99

Pueblo Indians, 88

Raleigh, North Carolina, 17

Ramirez, Miguel, 116

Randall, Mrs. W. S., 201

Rap-jacket, 121-123

Ray, Mrs. J. A., 130

Red Lake, Minnesota, 100

Remedies: burned cotton and hog's feet oil for navel, 23-24; chaparral cock broth, 57-58; fire brand for snake bite, 58; laundry bluing, 58; mistletoe tea, 57; Spanish Dagger, sticking self with shoots for rheumatism and other muscular afflictions, 58; wetting head to prevent cold from wet feet, 58

Revelations, 12

Rio Blanco, 132

Rio Grande, 36, 94, 98, 126, 133, 135, 176

Roane, Sam C., 178-180

Rock battles, 123-125

Rockport, Texas, 130

Rodriguez, Paula, 116

Rohrbough, Edward, “How Jim Bowie Died,” 199 n

Roosevelt, Franklin D., 20

Roubidoux, Emily, 82 ff.

Roubidoux, Marie, 83 ff.

S. A. U. and G. Railroad, 57

St. Peter, 30 ff.

St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 3

Salinas, Jose Maria, 185

Sampayreac, Bernardo, 177 ff.

San Angelo, Texas, 161

San Antonio, Texas, 135, 159, 175 ff., 193, 201

San Antonio Express, 137

Sandya, Ignacio, 194

San Juan del Picacho, 36, 38, 39

San Jose de los Remedios, 40

Santa Maria, 38 ff.

Sarita, Texas, 126

Saturday Evening Post, 126

Sauk Indians, 89

Saunders, Mrs. Ruby, 135

Sawey, O. L., “Pipe Line Diction,” 147

Scandinavian tale, 155

Scudday, Roy S., 200, 201, 203, “The Musical Snake,” 162-164

Searcy, Richard, 181

Sears, Edward S., 204; “The Low Down on Jim Bowie,” 175-199

Seguin, Juan N., 198

Seminole Indians, 86

Sherman, General W. T., 134

Sevier, A. H., 180, 194

Shields, N. Sr., 108, 114

Shields, Nelson T. Jr., 108

Short, Jake, 71, 73

Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe, 96

Sierra Potoù, 95

Simpson, D. O., 167 ff.

Simpson, Mrs. D. O., 171 ff.

Simpson, Henry, 173

Simpson, R. B., 171

Simpson, Roy, 174

Sims, Dunny, 203, “Moron Jokes,” 155-161

Singer, Sam, 166

Smith, Henry Nash, 201

Smith, J. W., 198

Smith, John G., 192

Snow, Bob, 36

Solms, Count, 195

“Some Odd Mexican Customs,” by Oran Warder Nolen, 57-59

Somerville, Texas, 200, 201

“The Song of Little Llano,” by Ernest Speck, 165-166

Songs, ballads, spirituals: “Heaven Is My Home,”* 4; “His Name Is on My Tongue,”* 4; “I Started for the Kingdom and I Can't Turn Back,”* 4; “I'm On My Way to the City,”* 4; “Let's Go Down to Jurdan,” 1, 6, 8; “Lord I Want to Love My Enemies in My Heart,” 9; “Methodists, Methodists, You Is Dead,” 2; “Missionary Baptist Is My Name,” 6; “New Bawn, New Bawn,” 7; “The Song of Little Llano,” 166; “Wade in de Water,” 4; “Wasn't That a Mighty Storm That Blew the People Away,”* 10; “Went to the River to be Baptized,” 2; “When I Gets on My Dying Bed,”* 4; “When My Blood Runs Chilly and Cold,” 8

Soulard vs. United States, 180, 181, 188

Sousa, J. P. (snake's name), 163-164

Southern Cheyenne Indians, 89

Southwestern Lore, 134

Speck, Ernest, 200, 201, 203, “The Song of Little Llano,” 165-166

Spence, Lithenia, 23

Springton, Texas, 128

Star (newspaper), 68

Star, Texas, 173

Stevens, Mr., 153

Stewart, James (or Joseph), 179, 182, 183, 187 ff.

Stringfellow, Santiago, 110

Stockman, Mrs., 132

Sullivan, Sam, 168

Superstitions: Mexican, about yerba, 50; Negro, about birth, 22-25; about conjurers, 26-28; about spirits, 25-26

Sutton County, 103

Sweetwater, Texas, 200, 201

Sykes, Jo, 76

Tacubayo, Mexico, 68

“Tale of the Two Companions,” by J. Frank Dobie, 36-41; (a) story of the burning river, 36-38; (b) story of the big bird, 38-39; (c) story of the freak shot, 40-41

Taos Indians, 200

Tartt, Ruby Pickens, 202, “Carrie Dykes—Midwife,” 21-28

Taylor, T. U., 107

Taylor, Zachary, 130

Tehuantepec, Isthmus of, 60

Telegraph and Texas Register, 133

Tepeyac (sacred hill), 97

Terrazas, Don Luis, 98, 103

Texas A. and M., 6, 201

Texas Cattle Brands, Gus L. Ford, ed., 100, 102 ff.

Texas Folk-Lore Society, 134; proceedings of 1943 meeting, 200-201; Publications, 199 n

Texas Monument, 67, 81

Texas newspaper, 63 ff.

Texas Penitentiary System, 9

Texas Rangers, 73 ff.

Texas State Historical Association, 201

Thomas, Mrs., 132

Thompson, Judge, 188

“The Threshing Crew,” by Mae Featherstone, 167-174

Tongues of the Monte, by J. Frank Dobie, 95, 98, 100, 102

Tonkewa Indians, 75

Torrantzin (Indian goddess), 97

Torreon de los Bacos, 49

Trinity River, 67

University of Texas, 200, 201; Archives, 100

Urdemales, Pedro, 200

Van Ness, George, 198

Velasquez, Diego Rodriguez de Silva y, 99

Victoria, Texas, 81

Victoria Advocate, 81

Villareal, Margarita, 116

Villareal, Refugio, 116

Virginia, 134

Waco, Texas, 201

Wagner, Richard, 88

Ward, Hortense Warner, “Ear Marks,” 106-116; “Indian Sign on the Spaniard's Cattle,” 94105

Washington County, 81

Washington Ranger, 81

Wear, Rev. W. D., 95

West, Texas, 200

Whatley, J. W., 202

Whatley, W. A., “Mexican Munchausen,” 42-56

Wheeler, Texas, 129

“White Comanches,” by Charlie Jeffries, 117-125; (a) pin-sticking, 117-121; (b) rap-jacket, 121-123; (c) rock battles, 123-125

Whitman, Walt, 64

Wichita Falls, Texas, 200, 201

Wichita River, 185

Williams, Edwin Duer, 95

Williams, Mrs. Henderson, 127-128

Willis, Big Sam, 29 ff.

Winfrey, James W., 203, “Oil Patch Talk,” 139-148

Winters, Miss, 133

Wirt, William, 178

Woods, Dee, “Panther Yarns,” 126-133

Woods, Dever, 126

Wright, John, 129-130

Yelvington, Henry B., 202, “Legend of the Tengo Frio Bird,” 60-62

Young, Karl, 200

Zepeda, Victoriano, 192

 

* Asterisks indicate songs which are mentioned only.

Additional Information

ISBN
9781574410990
Related ISBN
9781574410990
MARC Record
OCLC
45885580
Pages
205-214
Launched on MUSE
2019-12-20
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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