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Don H. Biggers



A journalist, author, and politician, Biggers was born September 27, 1868, in Meridian, Texas, and grew up in a ranching environment. He edited and wrote for several West Texas newspapers, served in the Texas Legislature, and was active in land promotion in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. He authored several books, including History That Will Never Be Repeated (1901), Pictures Of The Past (1902) [both under the pen name Lan Franks], Cattle Range To Cotton Patch (1905), Shackelford County Sketches (1908), and Our Sacred Monkeys (1933). Don Hampton Biggers died at a rest home in Stephenville on December 11, 1957, a month after his wife's death, Nettie.
"The Billy Goat : Always Buttin' In" -- Cover.
"Published at Rotan, Texas, every time the signs are right, which zodiac event occurs one to four times each month" -- Cover.
"A Journal of such things as the editor takes a notion to write. Published for anybody that wants it bad enough to pay the price" -- Cover.



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