[Judge P. F. Brown]
Lubbock,Tales of Early Days.
and he had his ranch headquarters in this dugout. I was driving a horse to a buggy and it [was?] after night when I got there. I had planned to [spend?] the night with him, so I just drove around to the side of his field and unhitched my horse and fed him, from a sack of grain I had brought along in the buggy for him. The old bachelor [?] not at home, but as he had the habit of prowling around in the pastures [?] night, I [supposed?] that he was out seeing about his cattle and would [shoe?] up in a little while, so I went on down into the dugout and hunted up something to eat. In the dim light of the little brass lamp I found three or/
“We had a panther in our part of the country one time too.” Judge Brown recalled. “That was in 1916 when I was on my ranch north of Post. My friends called my ranch Brown's Ranch, but most of the ranchers down there in early times spoke of this ranch as the Twenty-Two [?]. This was a tract of unfenced land