Dobie, J. Frank 1888-1964,

Tales of old-time Texas; illustrated by Barbara Latham. - [1st ed.]. - 336 pages illustrations 22 cm

Includes bibliographical references.

Corn dodgers and San Jacinto corn -- The wild woman of the Navidad -- The dream that saved Wilbarger -- Bigfoot Wallace and the hickory nuts -- Jim Bowie's knife -- The robinhooding of Sam Bass -- Northers, drouths, and sandstorms -- Frozen inside a buffalo hide -- The cold-nosed hounds -- Honey in the rock -- The Texas bluebonnet -- The headless horseman of the mustangs -- A ranch on the Nueces -- Desperate rides -- The planter who gambled away his bride -- The panther's scream -- Bears are intelligent people -- Old Bill, Confederate ally -- Colonel Abercrombie's mole -- The green powder keg -- In a drouth crack -- The stranger of Sabine Pass -- Longworth's vicey-versey map -- Guarded by rattlesnakes -- The Apache secret of the Guadalupes -- O. Henry's treasure hunt -- Where did Sam McFarland cross the Colorado? -- The Mescla man -- Notes and credits -- Index.

Short stories.

55010755


Tales--Texas.
Legends--Texas.
Folklore--Texas.

GR110.T5 / D63

398.21