Sag-Ashus - Significant Firsts
January 15, 2015
Ole Sag’s great uncle, Tom Holmsley, who we have quoted extensively in our stories, was born near Comanche, Texas, but spent most of his formative years in extreme West Texas and southern New Mexico. This week, we continue with interesting excerpts from his book, Holmsley Trail. The title of this chapter is: “I have seen a lot of firsts in my lifetime.” He begins:
“About 1899 our good neighbor, Wallace Cunningham, made a good crop. Since he had a little extra money, he decided...