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Keep Clean

Eddie Stimpson, Jr. University of North Texas Press PDF

Keep Clean

During my growing up days at school and at home sanatary was taught. In school we had a class period desenated to health. We learn how to brush our teeth and keep our body clean. You all no that most famley kept clean but there were some that did not keep clean nor keep the kids clean, so in school the teacher would teach kid how to keep clean, especial the girls.

At home mother was very strick on cleaness. First thing we were taught how to keep the house clean, wash dishes and food before cooking. Make sure your pans are clean.

People may not no this these days, that people did not take a bath every day back than. But in my home we keep clean by taking a bath at least two or three time a week. And it made no diffrent if you taken a bath at five in the evening, whin bed time come, you had to wash your face, hand, and feet. In the morning we brush our teeth and wash up or wipe down, whatever you want to call it. We never had any tooth paste so we use soda and salt to brush our teeth.

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Assisted Living

Caki Wilkinson University of North Texas Press PDF
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Back to Jacksboro

B. W. Aston and Donathan Taylor University of North Texas Press PDF

128•Back to JacksboroTOURIST INFORMATION(When possible please call ahead to be sure these services are still available.)Brady (915 / 597-3491)PopuIatUm:5,924lAJcn and Paris:Lake Brady, City Park, Kenneth Medlock RangePoints ofinternt:Heart of Texas Historical Museum contains early ranch and home exhibits, farm implements, pioneer weapons, vintage photos, and memorabilia.Housed in restored county jail (c. 1910), still exhibiting cells and prisoner hardware. Open Saturday, Sunday, and Monday afternoons. Corner ofHigh and Main Streets, one block west of town square.McCulloch County CourthouseMcCulloch County MuseumRestored Santa Fe Depot serves as an art gallery and studio, at Depot and North Bridge StreetsAnnual events:January: County Livestock Show and SaleMarch,June, October: Texas Muzzle Loading RifleAssociationMay: Cinco de Mayo Celebration, Heart of TexasGolf Tournamen tJune: Miss Heart of Texas PageantJuly: Jubilee Celebration, 4th of July, Stan GuffeyMemorialJunior RodeoAugust: Brady Junior Rodeo

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Man in Gorilla Suit by Moonlight

Geoff Schmidt University of North Texas Press PDF

Man in Gorilla Suit by Moonlight

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t is past midnight and Janet is up in the oak tree. She is the bird with black feathers. When she twitches her head the tips of her black feathered braids just brush the tips of her small breasts, just lightly, just so. Her flowered blouse hangs from a nearby branch.

She does not need it. She is the black bird that drops feathers like leaves. Bark cuts her knees; she can see the blood, dark in the light of the moon. Down in the garden below her, in the tomato patch, the Parrish boy barks quietly over her sighing sister Tasha.

Tasha does not need her blouse either, nor anything else. The

Parrish boy’s buttocks roll above her. Pulped vegetables shine in their hair. The garden stretches out around them, a full wet acre behind the house.

Their father in his gorilla suit crouches in the middle of the corn rows, maybe forty yards from their sister Tasha and the Parrish boy. Her father’s fur gleams in the moonlight. He cocks his head, listening. His dark eyes roll up towards the sky, but he does not seem to see Janet up in the tree. He sways to his feet. He moves uncertainly towards the sound of their coupling. The corn obscures his vision. They roll like seals in the crushed tomatoes.

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Chapter 3 “I’m shot, sure as hell”

Bob Alexander University of North Texas Press PDF

Chapter 3

“I’m shot, sure as hell”

The morning of July 12, 1874, found Major John B. Jones and his permanently assigned escort detachment in the broken and hilly country northeast of old Fort Belknap, then abandoned, near present day

Graham, Texas.1 Fortuitously they were not the only band of heavily armed horsemen in the sparsely settled frontier neighborhood. In fact, the region was literally crawling with competing cavalries.

The Frontier Battalion commander had managed the arduous overland journey to look over the tactically placed encampment of

Captain George W. Stevens’ Company B. The Texas Ranger camp was in reasonably close proximity to Fort Sill and the loosely superintended tribal reservations in Indian Territory. Known members of

Major Jones’ escort detachment from Company D were John P. Holmes, D. Ross James, William W. Lewis, Horatio Grooms Lee, Walter

M. Robertson, John V. Wheeler, and Edward B. “Ed” Carnal. Their ages averaged 22.8 years.2 Rangers Robertson and Carnal would later narrate in published accounts their experiences of what would become an adventurously harrowing and sad day. Supplementary commentary would be potted in unpublished ranger remembrances.

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