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Table of Contents

Negro Baptizings 1
Adventures of a Ballad Hunter 9
Carrie Dykes--Midwife 21
Big Sam and De Golden Chariot 29
Tale of the Two Companions 36
Mexican Munchausen 42
Some Odd Mexican Customs 57
Legend of the Tengo Frio Bird 60
Leaves of Mesquite Grass 63
Dancing Makes Fun 82
Dancing Makes Rain 88
Indian Sign on the Spaniard's Cattle 94
Ear Marks 106
White Comanches 117
Panther Yarns 126
More About "Hell in Texas" 134
Oil Patch Talk 139
Old Newt, the Practical Joker 149
Moron Jokes 155
The Musical Snake 162
The Song of the Little Llano 165
The Threshing Crew 167
The Low Down on Jim Bowie 175
Proceedings of Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1943 200
Contributors 202
Index 205
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