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Captain Bill McDonald, Texas Ranger A story of frontier reform

Paine, Albert Bigelow

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ISBN 10: 0938349023 / ISBN 13: 9780938349020
Editorial: State House Press, 1986
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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A clean and bright "as new" copy, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. ; 454 pages; The compelling story of one of the most famous Texas Rangers. "One riot, one ranger." McDonald's daring six-gun adventures are all part of Paine"s dramatic biography. Originally published in 1909. N° de ref. de la librería 4671

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Título: Captain Bill McDonald, Texas Ranger A story ...

Editorial: State House Press

Año de publicación: 1986

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1909. Excerpt: ... XLIII In Conclusion CAPTAIN BILL MC DONALD OP TEXAS--WHAT HE HAS BEEN So now we have arrived at the end of our story-- the story of " a man who does things "--who has been making history for twenty-five years, who is still making it, to-day. It is the story of a life so full of incident and episode that we have been able to give only a chapter here and there--to touch the high places as it were; for the tale entire would fill a library, and would involve the chronology of a State, which in that quarter of a century has increased its population nearly five times, its wealth in a like proportion, while its progress in education and morals has been incalculable. It is with the improvement last named that Bill McDonald, and the little army of State Rangers from which he had been selected as an example, have been chiefly concerned, though advancement in other directions has been collateral and dependent on moral growth. Order is not only the first law of Heaven, but of the frontier, and by the sturdy Frontier Battalion has the fight for order been made, and won. For in AND WHAT HE IS TO-DAY spite of plague-spots here and there (and in a State of so vast an area, and so recent and motly a settlement, it would be strange indeed if these did not exist), Texas is to-day a splendid empire of beautiful towns and cities--of fair and fruitful farms, and of handsome, hardy law-abiding men and women. The Pan-handle has become a garden--not a Garden of Eden, exactly, but a garden of agriculture and home-culture--a larger garden than Eden, and happier and more profitable than Eden has ever been, since the fall. And the best evidence of what the Ranger Force has done for Texas may be found in the steady reduction of its numbers. By the very nature of its achievements it has each year reduced the nece...

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In addition to his political accomplishments, Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), the twenty-sixth president of the United States, is known for his achievements as a naturalist, explorer, hunter, soldier, and author.

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