. The life and writings of Rufus C. Burleson, containing a biography of Dr. Burleson by Harry Haynes; funeral occasion, with sermons, etc; selected "chapel talks;" Dr. Burleson as a preacher, with selected sermons. eyou as dutiful children would venerable fathers. We regardyou not only as Texas Veterans but as Veteran Fathers of thegreatness and glory of Texas. To welcome you is ten-fold dearto my heart for you are the heroic companions of my kinsmen^the Burlesons, the Hardemans, the Crawfords, the Shipmans^the Kuykendalls, the Gages and the Joneses, who poured outtheir blood on everv great ba

. The life and writings of Rufus C. Burleson, containing a biography of Dr. Burleson by Harry Haynes; funeral occasion, with sermons, etc; selected "chapel talks;" Dr. Burleson as a preacher, with selected sermons. eyou as dutiful children would venerable fathers. We regardyou not only as Texas Veterans but as Veteran Fathers of thegreatness and glory of Texas. To welcome you is ten-fold dearto my heart for you are the heroic companions of my kinsmen^the Burlesons, the Hardemans, the Crawfords, the Shipmans^the Kuykendalls, the Gages and the Joneses, who poured outtheir blood on everv great ba Stock Photo
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. The life and writings of Rufus C. Burleson, containing a biography of Dr. Burleson by Harry Haynes; funeral occasion, with sermons, etc; selected "chapel talks;" Dr. Burleson as a preacher, with selected sermons. eyou as dutiful children would venerable fathers. We regardyou not only as Texas Veterans but as Veteran Fathers of thegreatness and glory of Texas. To welcome you is ten-fold dearto my heart for you are the heroic companions of my kinsmen^the Burlesons, the Hardemans, the Crawfords, the Shipmans^the Kuykendalls, the Gages and the Joneses, who poured outtheir blood on everv great battlefield of Texas. Dr. Eufus C. BuRLESO]sr. 765 Venerable fathers, we wish to gladden your aged hearts, and fire the souls of the young, especially the great army ofstudents by relating briefly the history of Texas and yourglorious deeds in redeeming this fair land from wild beasts, bloody Indians and Mexican misrule. Tradition says that 200 years before Columbus discov-•ered America a bloody feud arose among the ancient Aztecsand the jSJasonite tribe was driven from the halls of the Mon-tezumas and forbidden ever to return on pain of extermina-tion. These half-clad sons of the Tropics with their wives and. AZTEC INDIANS DISCOVERING TEXAS. children wandered far to the IsTorth hunting a secure refugefrom their persecutors, but when they reached the land of theDacotahs a Blizzard or Texas jS^orther, struck them and theyl)eat a hasty retreat to a more genial clime. After wanderingTQany days they reached the beautiful mountain summits north?of San Marcos and San Geronimo. They gazed with raptureon the beautiful, clear streams gushing from the mountainside and rippling over vast flowery plains carpeted with unend-ing green, dotted with beautiful live oak groves and filled with T66 The Life and Writings of vast herds of buffalo, deer and wild turkeys. The weary, starving wanderers thought they had reached that beautifulhunting ground promised good Indians beyond the river ofdeath cal

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