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2013-01-31

Courier's History Corner

Newspaper copy courtesy Waverly Lewis

A story from The Bandera New Era
Dec. 24, 1931
Newspaper copy courtesy Waverly Lewis

POSTED NOTICES
• My pastures are posted against hunting, trapping or trespassing, and I will rigidly prosecute all violators. So please keep out and avoid trouble. - Louis Haegelin
• The JW Short ranch lands are posted. No hunting, trapping or trespassing will be allowed.
• My pastures, known as the Spicewood Springs Ranch, are posted. No hunting, trapping or trespassing will be allowed. You are warned to keep out. - Walter Godkin.
• My pasture, known as the Town Mountain tract, is posted. No hunting, trapping or trespassing will be allowed, so keep out. - JC Anderwald
• Hunting and trapping is strictly forbidden in any of my pastures near Bandera and Tarpley. - JW Batto
• No hunting, trapping or trespassing will be allowed in my pastures. Trespassers will be prosecuted. - FE Whisenhunt
• No hunting, trapping or trespassing of any kind allowed on my lands, formerly known as the Hansen ranch. Violators will be prosecuted. - WW Kyle
• All of the lands owned and controlled by me on Privilege Creek are posted, with an officer in charge. No hunting, trapping or trespassing on these lands will be allowed. - CH Brient
• All lands owned and controlled by me on Privilege and Mason Creeks are posted. No hunting, trapping, or trespassing of any kind will be allowed. This applies to everybody, friends included. You must keep out. Officer in charge to prosecute all violations. - Edwin P Langford
• Our pastures are posted and hunting, trapping or otherwise trespassing therein is strictly forbidden. - Mrs. Chas. De Montel, Camp Verde, Texas.
• No hunting, trapping or otherwise trespassing allowed in the MF Pyka pastures on Julian Creek. So keep out.
• The Montague Ranch lands are posted. No hunting trapping or otherwise trespassing thereon will be allowed. We have sheep in all of our pastures and trapping by anyone will not be tolerated. - Frank M. Montague
• My pasture, and also the pasture of Mrs. Ben Batto, is posted. No hunting, trapping or trespassing will be allowed on these lands. You are warned to keep out. - MV Adamietz
• My pastures, known as the John N. Sweeney lands on the head of San Geronimo Creek, are posted. No hunting, trapping, or otherwise trespassing will be allowed. You are hereby warned to keep out. - John N. Sweeney
• My pastures are posted and watched day and night. Keep out and avoid trouble. - Milton Meier
• The JB Edwards Ranch near Pipe Creek is posted. I hold the place under lease and will not allow any hunting or otherwise trespassing thereon. - JJ Carson